Magnetism of the nanostructures

Understanding functional properties of materials, thin films and nanostructures requires correlating their nanoscale structure to their magnetic properties. In order to fulfill this goal, the strategy of the team is to combine conventional investigation tools (x-ray diffraction, SQUID and torque magnetometry) with advanced techniques involving in-house developments: local probes (NMR for ferromagnets, XMCD) or real space imaging (TEM, MFM, electron holography). Examples are anisotropic alloys with application in high density information storage, multilayers for X-ray mirrors, multiferroic materials for spintronics, or size selected nanoparticles for magnetic and catalytic applications. Specific sophisticated analysis methods (including molecular dynamics simulations) are fashioned when necessary to understand the details of observations.

Research Activities

Team Members

Research Engineer, Magnetic Objects on the NanoScale (DMONS)
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 72 57Office: 1008
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Senior Researcher, Magnetic Objects on the NanoScale (DMONS)
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 70 07, +33(0)3 88 10 70 16Office: 0007
Senior Researcher, Magnetic Objects on the NanoScale (DMONS)
Phone: +33(0)3 88 10 70 73Office: 1013
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Recent publications :

I. Anefnaf, S. Aazou, G. Schmerber, S. Refki, N. Zimmermann, T. Heiser, G. Ferblantier, A. Slaoui, A. Dinia, M. Abd-Lefdil, Z. Sekkat, Polyethylenimine-Ethoxylated Interfacial Layer for Efficient Electron Collection in SnO2-Based Inverted Organic Solar Cells, Crystals. 10 (2020).
I. Anefnaf, S. Aazou, G. Schmerber, A. Dinia, Z. Sekkat, Study the effect of fullerene derivatives ratio on P3HT-based inverted organic solar cells, in: Z.H. Kafafi, P.A. Lane, K. Lee, H.W. Ade, Y.-L. (Lynn) Loo (Eds.), Organic, Hybrid, and Perovskite Photovoltaics XXI, SPIE, 2020: pp. 57–66.
G. Avedissian, J. Arabski, J.A. Wytko, J. Weiss, C. Mény, Probing the Growth of Organic Molecular Films Embedded between Cobalt and Iron Electrodes: Ferromagnetic Nuclear Resonance Approach, Advanced Functional Materials. 2005605 (2020) 1–6.
G. Avedissian, J. Arabski, J.A. Wytko, J. Weiss, C. Mény, Revealing the morphology and the magnetic properties of single buried cobalt-ZnTPP hybrid interfaces by ferromagnetic nuclear resonance spectroscopy, Physical Review B. 102 (2020) 184114.
A. El Hat, I. Chaki, R. Essajai, A. Mzerd, G. Schmerber, M. Regragui, A. Belayachi, Z. Sekkat, A. Dinia, A. Slaoui, M. Abd-Lefdil, Growth and Characterization of (Tb,Yb) Co-Doping Sprayed ZnO Thin Films, Crystals. 10 (2020) 169.
M. Fevre, J.-M. Sanchez, J.R. Stewart, J.-S. Merot, F. Fossard, Y. Le Bouar, K. Tanaka, H. Numakura, G. Schmerber, V. Pierron-Bohnes, Investigations of the Co-Pt alloy phase diagram with neutron diffuse scattering, inverse cluster variation method, and Monte Carlo simulations, Physical Review B. 102 (2020) 134114.
B. Kengni-Zanguim, L. Joly, F. Scheurer, P. Ohresser, J.-F. Dayen, C. Ulhaq-Bouillet, J. Uzan, B. Kundys, H. Majjad, D. Halley, Magnetic phase and magneto-resistive effects in vanadium oxide epitaxial nanoclusters, Applied Physics Letters. 116 (2020) 042404.
K.L. Krewer, W. Zhang, J. Arabski, G. Schmerber, E. Beaurepaire, M. Bonn, D. Turchinovich, Thickness-dependent electron momentum relaxation times in iron films, Applied Physics Letters. 116 (2020) 102406.
W. Zhang, P. Maldonado, Z. Jin, T.S. Seifert, J. Arabski, G. Schmerber, E. Beaurepaire, M. Bonn, T. Kampfrath, P.M. Oppeneer, D. Turchinovich, Ultrafast terahertz magnetometry, Nature Communications. 11 (2020) 4247.

Atomic-scale faceting in CoPt nanoparticles epitaxially grown on NaCl

Lattice dynamics and migration enthalpies in CoPt3 and FePd

Anisotropic CoPt(110) alloy films

Anisotropic magnetic FeNiPt2 films

Short Period Magnetic Coupling Oscillations in Co/Si Multilayers

Diversity of the magnetic coupling behaviors in oxide multilayers

X-ray magnetic circular dichroism of CeFe2 by resonant inelastic x-ray scattering

Transition in Bulk Ce under Pressure