Thin film oxides

If metallic materials were largely used in the early beginning of spin electronics, it is due to oxide materials that recent progresses have been achieved. These oxides are promising for obtaining new functionalities of future sip electronics based devices.
The crystalline structure of oxides is often complex, and consequently their synthesis difficult. This complexity, however, allow the existence of interactions between spin, charge, orbital moment and crystalline lattice, which allow a large modularity of their properties. This leads to a wide research field on oxide materials both on their synthesis, for materials chemists, and applications, for physicists. Generally, research in this field area starts with the study of known compounds, their preparation in bulk and thin film single crystal form (by pulsed laser deposition or sputtering), the study of the exact origin of their properties, and the theoretical study of these properties. Finally, different ways are suggested to improve these properties. It is therefore by a back and forth between experiment and theory that new materials can be designed for the needs of future applications.
The challenges in the field of spin electronics can be classified in three main categories:
1. creation of spin polarized current
2. spin polarization conservation across the tunnel barrier
3. polarization control

Team Members :

Doctorante en co-tutelle, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)wissal.belayachi@gmail.com
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 34Office: 2014
Professeur, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)silviu.colis@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 29Office: 2009
Professeur de Recherche, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)aziz.dinia@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 70 67Office: 1022
Doctorant, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)guillaume.krieger@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 27Office: 2006
Chargé de Recherche, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)christophe.lefevre@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 28Office: 2008
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CDD - CR, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)benjamin.meunier@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 84Office: 2012
Doctorant, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)antonio.penacorredor@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 27Office: 2006
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Directrice de Recherche, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)genevieve.pourroy@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 34Office: 2015
Chargé de Recherche, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)daniele.preziosi@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 30Office: 2015
Maître de conférences, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)francois.roulland@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 33Office: 2013
Professeur de Recherche, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)nathalie.viart@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 72 59Office: 2011
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Doctorante, Inorganic Materials Chemistry (DCMI)laurianne.wendling@ipcms.unistra.fr
Station: +33(0)3 88 10 71 27Office: 2006

Projects

Magnetoelectric oxides for spin-orbitronics​

Recent Publications :

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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). https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst10090731.
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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. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2568790.
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M.M. Besli, C. Usubelli, M. Metzger, V. Pande, K. Harry, D. Nordlund, S. Sainio, J. Christensen, M.M. Doeff, S. Kuppan, Effect of Liquid Electrolyte Soaking on the Interfacial Resistance of Li7La3Zr2O12 for All-Solid-State Lithium Batteries, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 12 (2020) 20605–20612. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c06194.
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X. Chen, M. Boero, O. Lopez-Acevedo, Atomic structure and origin of chirality of DNA-stabilized silver clusters, Physical Review Materials. 4 (2020) 065601. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.065601.
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G. Cotin, F. Perton, C. Petit, S. Sall, C. Kiefer, V. Begin, B. Pichon, C. Lefèvre, D. Mertz, J.-M. Greneche, S. Bégin-Colin, Harnessing Composition of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle: Impact of Solvent-Mediated Ligand-Ligand Interaction and Competition between Oxidation and Growth Kinetics, Chemistry of Materials. 32 (2020) 9245–9259. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c03041.
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M. Darcheville, A.-L. Adenot-Engelvin, C. Boscher, N. Vukadinovic, C. Lefèvre, A. Thiaville, C. Sanchez, Evidence of the Superparamagnetic State in the Zero-Field Microwave Susceptibility Spectra of Ferrimagnetic Nanoparticles, IEEE Magnetics Letters. 11 (2020) 6105305. https://doi.org/10.1109/LMAG.2020.3026228.
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P. Dunne, C. Fowley, G. Hlawacek, J. Kurian, G. Atcheson, S. Colis, N. Teichert, B. Kundys, M. Venkatesan, J. Lindner, A.M. Deac, T.M. Hermans, J.M.D. Coey, B. Doudin, Helium Ion Microscopy for Reduced Spin Orbit Torque Switching Currents, Nano Letters. 20 (2020) 7036–7042. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02060.
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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. https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst10030169.
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P. Garcia-Munoz, F. Fresno, C. Lefèvre, D. Robert, N. Keller, Highly robust La1-xTixFeO3 dual catalyst with combined photocatalytic and photo-CWPO activity under visible light for 4-chlorophenol removal in Chock for water, Applied Catalysis B-Environmental. 262 (2020) 118310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.118310.
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P. Garcia-Munoz, F. Fresno, C. Lefèvre, D. Robert, N. Keller, Synergy effect between photocatalysis and heterogeneous photo-Fenton catalysis on Ti-doped LaFeO3 perovskite for high efficiency light-assisted water treatment, Catalysis Science & Technology. 10 (2020) 1299–1310. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cy02269d.
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P. Garcia-Munoz, F. Fresno, C. Lefèvre, D. Robert, N. Keller, Ti- -Modified LaFeO3/beta-SiC Alveolar Foams as Immobilized Dual Catalysts with Combined Photo-Fenton and Photocatalytic Activity, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 12 (2020) 57025–57037. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c16647.
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C. Greboval, U.N. Noumbe, A. Chu, Y. Prado, A. Khalili, C. Dabard, T.H. Dang, S. Colis, J. Chaste, A. Ouerghi, J.-F. Dayen, E. Lhuillier, Gate tunable vertical geometry phototransistor based on infrared HgTe nanocrystals, Applied Physics Letters. 117 (2020) 251104. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0032622.
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K.W. Kimura, R. Wilhelm, M.M. Besli, S. Kim, C. Usubelli, J.C. Ziegler, R. Klein, J. Christensen, Y. Gorlin, Interrelationship Between the Open Circuit Potential Curves in a Class of Ni-Rich Cathode Materials, Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 167 (2020) 040510. https://doi.org/10.1149/1945-7111/ab739c.
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E. Martin, F. Roulland, S. Grenier, F. Appert, J. Juraszek, M. Trassin, C. Bouillet, E. Chikoidze, C. Arnold, B. Berini, Y. Dumont, S. Colis, S. Barre, G. Versini, D. Preziosi, C. Leuvrey, N. Blanc, N. Boudet, G. Pourroy, N. Viart, C. Lefèvre, Non-auxeticiauxetic transitions inducing modifications of the magnetic anisotropy in CoFe2O4 thin films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 836 (2020) 155425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.155425.
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G. Mathiazhagan, L. Wagner, S. Bogati, K.Y. Unal, D. Bogachuk, T. Kroyer, S. Mastroianni, A. Hinsch, Double-Mesoscopic Hole-Transport-Material-Free Perovskite Solar Cells: Overcoming Charge-Transport Limitation by Sputtered Ultrathin Al2O3 Isolating Layer, ACS Applied Nano Materials. 3 (2020) 2463–2471. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.9b02563.
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Y. Park, G. Ferblantier, A. Slaoui, A. Dinia, H. Park, S. Alhammadi, W.K. Kim, Yb-doped zinc tin oxide thin film and its application solar cells to Cu(InGa)Se-2 solar cells, Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 815 (2020) 152360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.152360.
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V. Roge, J. Didierjean, J. Crepelliere, D. Arl, M. Michel, I. Fechete, A. Dinia, D. Lenoble, Tuneable Functionalization of Glass Fibre Membranes with ZnO/SnO(2)Heterostructures for Photocatalytic Water Treatment: Effect of SnO(2)Coverage Rate on the Photocatalytic Degradation of Organics, Catalysts. 10 (2020) 733. https://doi.org/10.3390/catal10070733.
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C. Usubelli, M.M. Besli, S. Kuppan, N. Jiang, M. Metzger, A. Dinia, J. Christensen, Y. Gorlin, Understanding the Overlithiation Properties of LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2 Using Electrochemistry and Depth-Resolved X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy, Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 167 (2020) 080514. https://doi.org/10.1149/1945-7111/ab8a9d.

Rare-earth nickelates: Perovskite and infinite layer

PLD

New materials with strong anisotropy (one dimensional structure)

Control of magnetization by an electric field : room temperature ferrimagnetic thin films of the magnetoelectric Ga2-xFexO3

Half metallic oxides allowing a total spin polarization at room temperature (LSMO : La0.7Sr0.3MnO3, SFMO : Sr2FeMoO6)

Cobaltites with bi-dimensional structure