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Magnetics

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Theory of Spin Transfer Torque

The working of countless electronic devices involves electric and magnetic effects interacting within nanostructured materials. In the phenomenon known as spin

Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy

The Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy Project develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as ferromagnetic resonance, switching, and damping. We

Neuromorphic systems

Neuromorphic systems are required to develop cognitive processors as well as to understand how the brain works and how to measure brain function and dysfunction

SMART Contrast Agents

SMART contrast agent project develops multifunctional imaging contrast agents including nano-fabricated agents that can sense and report local properties.

Publications

Optimal Bayesian Experimental Design

Author(s)
Robert D. McMichael
This manual describes an implementation of optimal Bayesian experimental design methods. These methods address routine measurements where data are fit to

Anomalous spin–orbit torques in magnetic single-layer films

Author(s)
Wenrui Wang, Tao Wang, Vivek P. Amin, Yang Wang, Anil Radhakrishna, Angie Davidson, Shane Allen, Thomas J. Silva, Hendrik Ohldag, Davor Balzar, Barry L. Zink, Paul M. Haney, John Xiao, D.G. Cahill, Virginia O. Lorenz, Xin Fan
Spin-orbit interaction (SOI) couples charge and spin transport, enabling electrical control of magnetization, the foundation of next-generation spintronic

Developing Next-generation Brain Sensing Technologies - A Review

Author(s)
Jacob T. Robinson, Eric Pohlmeyer, Malte C. Gather, Caleb Kemere, John E. Kitching, George G. Malliaras, Adam Marblestone, Kenneth L. Shepard, Thomas Stieglitz, Chong Xie
Advances in sensing technology raise the possibility of creating neural interfaces that can more effectively restore or repair neural function and reveal

Energy efficient single flux quantum based neuromorphic computing

Author(s)
Michael L. Schneider, Christine A. Donnelly, Stephen E. Russek, Burm Baek, Matthew R. Pufall, Peter F. Hopkins, William H. Rippard
Many neuromorphic hardware technologies are being explored for their potential to increase the efficiency of computing certain problems, and thus facilitate

Awards

Zabow wins 2016 NIST Bronze Medal

The Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award is the highest honorary award granted by the NIST Director. A Bronze Medal is defined as...

2016 IEEE Fellow - Thomas Silva

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of...

Russek named 2014 APS Fellow

APS Fellowships are a distinct honor given after extensive review by the Fellowship committee of the appropriate APS division, topical group...