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Julie A. Borchers (Fed)

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Chiral Spin Bobbers in Exchange-Coupled Hard-Soft Magnetic Bilayers

April 13, 2022
X. H. Zhang, T. R. Gao, L. Fang, S. Fackler, Julie A. Borchers, Brian Kirby, Brian B. Maranville, S. E. Lofland, A. T. N'Diaye, E. Arenholz, A. Ullah, J. Cui, R. Skomski, Ichiro Takeuchi
The spin structure of exchange-coupled MnBi:Co-Fe bilayers is investigated by X-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD), polarized neutron reflectometry (PNR), and micromagnetic simu-lations. The purpose of the present research is two-fold. First, the

Magnetic depth profiling Co/Cu multilayers to investigate magnetoresistance

October 12, 2021
John Unguris, D. Tulchinsky, Michael H. Kelley, Julie Borchers, Joseph Dura, Charles Majkrzak, S. Y. Hsu, R. Loloee, W. P. Pratt, J. Bass
The magnetic microstructure responsible for the metastable high resistance state of weakly coupled, as-prepared [Co(6nm)/Cu(6nm)]20 multilayers was analyzed using polarized neutron reflectivity and scanning electron microscopy with polarization analysis

Magnetic Field-Induced Non-Trivial Electronic Topology in Fe 3-x GeTe 2

October 7, 2021
Juan Macy, Danilo Ratkovski, Purnima P. Balakrishnan, Mara Strungaru, Yu-Che Chiu, Aikaterini Flessa, Alex Moon, Wenkai Zheng, Ashley Weiland, Gregory T. McCandless, Julia Y. Chan, Govind S. Kumar, Michael Shatruk, Alexander Grutter, Julie Borchers, William D. Ratcliff, Eun S. Choi, Elton J. Santos, Luis Balicas
The anomalous Hall, Nernst and thermal Hall coefficients of the itinerant ferromagnet Fe3−xGeTe2 display several features upon cooling, like a reversal in the Nernst signal below T = 50 K pointing to a topological transition possibly associated to the

Magnetic Particle Self-Assembly at Functionalized Interfaces

April 13, 2021
Apurve Saini, Katharina Theis-Brohl, Alexandros Koutsioubas, Kathryn L. Krycka, Julie Borchers, Max Wolff
We study the assembly of magnetite nanoparticles in water-based ferrofluids in wetting layers close to silicon substrates with different functionalization without and with an out-of-plane magnetic field. For particles of nominal sizes 5 nm, 15 nm and 25 nm

Observation of Anti-Damping Spin-Orbit Torques Generated by In-Plane and Out-of-Plane Spin Polarizations in MnPd 3

December 16, 2020
Mahendra DC, Ding-Fu Shao, Vincent D.-H. Hou, Patrick Quarterman, Ali Habiboglu, Brooks Venuti, Masashi Miura, Brian Kirby, Arturas Vailionis, Chong Bi, Xiang Li, Fen Xue, Yen-Lin Huang, Yong Deng, Shy-Jay Lin, Wilman Tsai, Serena Eley, Weigang Wang, Julie A. Borchers, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Shan X. Wang
High spin-orbit torques (SOTs) generated by topological materials and heavy metals interfaced with a ferromagnetic layer show promise for next generation magnetic memory and logic devices. SOTs generated from the in-plane spin polarization along y-axis

Large Exchange Splitting in Monolayer Graphene Magnetized by an Antiferromagnet

October 1, 2020
Yingying Wu, Gen Yin, Lei Pan, Alexander Grutter, Quanjun Pan, Albert Lee, Dustin A. Gilbert, Julie Borchers, William D. Ratcliff, Ang Li, Xiao-dong Han, Kang L. Wang
Spin splitting in graphene has been identified as a key component for unlocking multifunctionality with low dissipation and long-distance spin transport. Magnetic proximity effects are an extremely promising route to realizing exchange splitting in

Layering of Magnetic Nanoparticles at Amorphous Magnetic Templates with Perpendicular Anisotropy

August 26, 2020
Apurve Saini, Julie Borchers, Sebastian George, Brian B. Maranville, Kathryn L. Krycka, Joseph Dura, Katharina Theis-Brohl, Max Wolff
We reveal the assembly of monodisperse magnetite nanoparticles of sizes 5 nm, 15 nm and 25 nm from dilute water-based ferrofluids onto an amorphous magnetic template with out-ofplane anisotropy. From neutron reflectometry experiments we extract density

Termination Switching of Antiferromagnetic Proximity Effect in Topological Insulator

August 12, 2020
Chao-Yao Yang, Lei Pan, Alexander Grutter, Haiying Wang, Xiaoyu Che, Qing L. He, Yingying Wu, Dustin A. Gilbert, Padraic Shafer, Elke Arenholz, Hao Wu, Gen Yin, Peng Deng, Julie Borchers, William D. Ratcliff, Kang L. Wang
The magnetic proximity effect (MPE) allows exchange-coupling of topological insulators (TIs) with magnetically ordered materials to break time-reversal-symmetry and open a gap in the Dirac-cone surface state, with the goal of realizing quantum anomalous

Ferromagnetism in van der Waals Compound MnSb 1.8 Bi 0.2 Te 4

June 11, 2020
Yangyang Chen, Ya-Wen Chuang, Seng Huat Lee, Yanglin Zhu, Kevin Honz, Yingdong Guan, Yu Wang, Ke Wang, Zhiqiang Mao, Jun Zhu, Colin A. Heikes, Patrick Quarterman, P. Zajdel, Julie Borchers, William D. Ratcliff
The intersection of topology and magnetism represent a new playground to discover novel quantum phenomena and new device concepts. In this work, we show that a van der Waals compound MnSb1.8 Bi0.2Te4 exhibits a ferromagnetic ground state with a Curie

Magnetic Field Frustration of the Metal-Insulator Transition in V 2 O 3

June 1, 2020
J. Trastoy, A. Camjayi, J. del Valle, Y. Kalcheim, J.-P. Crocombette, Dustin A. Gilbert, Julie Borchers, J. E. Villegas, D. Ravelosona, M. J. Rozenberg, Ivan K. Schuller
Despite decades of efforts, the origin of metal-insulator transitions (MITs) in strongly-correlated materials remains one of the main longstanding problems in condensed-matter physics. An archetypal example is V2O3, which undergoes simultaneous electronic

Dysprosium Iron Garnet Thin Films with Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy on Silicon

January 1, 2020
Jackson J. Bauer, Ethan R. Rosenberg, Subhajit Kundu, K. Andre Mkhoyan, Patrick Quarterman, Alexander Grutter, Brian Kirby, Julie Borchers, Caroline A. Ross
Magnetic insulators, such as the rare-earth iron garnets, are promising materials for energy-efficient spintronic memory and logic devices, and their anisotropy, magnetization and other properties can be tuned over a wide range through selection of the

Spin Scattering and Noncollinear Spin Structure-Induced Intrinsic Anomalous Hall Effect in Antiferromagnetic Topological Insulator MnBi 2 Te 4

August 19, 2019
Seng Huat Lee, Yanglin Zhu, Yu Wang, Leixin Miao, Timothy Pillsbury, Hemian Yi, Susan Kempinger, Jin Hu, Colin A. Heikes, Patrick Quarterman, William D. Ratcliff, Julie Borchers, Heda Zhang, Xianglin Ke, David Graf, Nasim Alem, Cui-Zu Chang, Nitin Samarth, Zhiqiang Mao
MnBi2Te4 has recently been established as an intrinsic antiferromagnetic (AFM) topological insulator - an ideal platform to create quantum anomalous Hall (QAH) insulator and axion insulator states. We performed comprehensive studies on the structure

Nanoscale Magnetization Inhomogeneity within Single Phase Nanopillars

August 1, 2019
Thomas O. Farmer, Er-Jia Guo, Ryan D. Desautels, Lisa Debeer-Schmitt, Aiping Chen, Zhongchang Wang, Quanxi Jia, Julie Borchers, Dustin A. Gilbert, Ben Holladay, Sunil K. Sinha, Michael R. Fitzsimmons
We report observation of a radial dependence in the magnetic anisotropy of epitaxially strained CoFe2O4 nanostructures in a BaTiO3 matrix. This archetypal example of a multiferroic heterostructure with a self-assembling three dimensional architecture

Effects of Field Annealing on MnN/CoFeB Exchange Bias Systems

June 24, 2019
Patrick A Quarterman, I. Hallsteinsen, M. Dunz, M. Meinert, E. Arenholz, Julie A. Borchers, Alexander J. Grutter
We report the effects of nitrogen diffusion on exchange bias in MnN/CoFeB heterostructures as a function of MnN thickness and field annealing temperature. We find that competing effects occur in which high-temperature annealing enhances exchange bias in

Correlated Spin Canting in Ordered Core-Shell Fe 3 O 4 /Mn x Fe 3-x Od4^ Nanoparticle Assemblies

March 18, 2019
Y. Ijiri, Kathryn L. Krycka, I. Hunt-Isaak, H. Pan, J. Hsieh, Julie Borchers, James Jennings Rhyne, Samuel D. Oberdick, A. Abdelgawad, S. A. Majetich
Polarization-analyzed small-angle neutron scattering methods are used to determine the spin arrangements in ordered three-dimensional assemblies of 7.4 nm diameter core-shell Fe3O4/MnxFe3-xO4 nanoparticles. In moderate to high magnetic fields, the

Spin Waves Across Three-Dimensional, Close-Packed Nanoparticles

December 21, 2018
Kathryn Krycka, James Jennings Rhyne, Samuel D Oberdick, Ahmed M. Abdelgawad, Julie A. Borchers, Yumi Ijiri, Sara A. Majetich, Jeffrey W. Lynn
Inelastic neutron scattering is utilized to measure the spin waves, or magnons, which arise from inter-particle coupling between 8.4 nm ferrite nanoparticles that are self-assembled into a close-packed lattice, yet physically separated by oleic acid