Nano Magnetism and Quantum Spintronics Lab

Led by Robert Hartmann Endowed Chair and Distinguished McKnight University Prof. Jian-Ping Wang, the Nanospin research group works in an exciting research area of nanomagnetism and quantum spintronics with a focus on searching, investigating, and fabricating novel nanomagnetic materials and quantum spintronic devices for future information technologies (spintronic computing and storage) and emerging nano biomedical technologies (personalized magnetic medical devices and magnetic hyperthermia for drug delivery and therapy).

Delin's recent work published in Science Advances!
Mahendra's recent work published in Nature Materials!
Graduation of Dr. Klemm!
The youngest PhDs from our group.
Graduation of Dr. Lv and congratulations on his Nature Communications paper!
Our best wishes to Dr. Mehedi as he joins Carpenter Technology Corporation!
Graduation of Dr. Schhlip!
A warm welcome to Renata Saha and congratulations on her CSE fellowship!
Todd Kelin’s paper published on Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
Group Happy Hour & Farewell to Dr. Quarterman!
Patrick Quarterman joined the NIST.
Tom presents at ICM.

Recent Work Highlights

Bipolar Electric-Field Switching of Perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junctions through Voltage-Controlled Exchange Coupling by Zhang et al. (Nano Letters)

Zhang Nano Letters

Large unidirectional spin Hall and Rashba−Edelstein magnetoresistance in topological insulator/magnetic insulator heterostructures by Yang et al. (Applied Physics Reviews)

Applied Physics Reviews

Voltage control of ferrimagnetic order and voltage-assisted writing of ferrimagnetic spin textures by Huang et al. (Nature Nanotechnology)

Voltage control of ferrimagnetic order and voltage-assisted writing of ferrimagnetic spin textures

High-frequency magnetoacoustic resonance through strain-spin coupling in perpendicular magnetic multilayers by Delin et al. (Science Advances)

Science Advances

Room-temperature high spin–orbit torque due to quantum confinement in sputtered BixSe(1–x) films by Mahendra et al. (Nature Materials)

 

Nature Comm

Demonstration of Ru as the 4th ferromagnetic element at room temperature by Patrick et al. (Nature Communications)

 

Demonstration of Ru as the 4th ferromagnetic element at room temperature

Mapping strain with magnetics  by Junyang et al. (Nature Electronics)

 

Mapping strain with magnetics

Unidirectional spin-Hall and Rashba− Edelstein magnetoresistance in topological insulator-ferromagnet layer heterostructures by Yang et al. (Nature Communications)

 

Unidirectional spin-Hall and Rashba− Edelstein magnetoresistance in topological insulator-ferromagnet layer heterostructures

Portable GMR Handheld Platform for the Detection of Influenza A Virus by Kai et al. (ACS Sensors)

 

Portable GMR Handheld Platform for the Detection of Influenza A Virus

Recent News

Farewell to 2022 Senior Design Team

May 10, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 ECE Senior Design team: Arturo di Girolamo, Connor Templeton, Prince Jappah. 

Graduation and Farewell to Our Undergraduate Researcher Samuel Campbell!

May 2, 2022

Congratulations to our lab's undergraduate researcher Samuel Campbell for his successful graduation! Samuel will join the Airforce Academy as a graduate student. We wish him all the best of luck at Airforce Academy!

Graduation and Farewell to Our Undergraduate Researcher Arturo di Girolamo!

May 2, 2022

Congratulations to Arturo di Girolamo for his successful graduation! Arturo will join Apple by the end of May. We wish him good luck in his future endeavors!

Graduation and Farewell to Dr. Thomas Peterson!

May 2, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Peterson! He has successfully defended his thesis titled "Materials Research for High Efficiency Spin Orbit Torque Plus Voltage Controlled Magnetic Anisotropy Magnetoresistive Random-Access Memory" and will join Micron Technology, all the best in your future endeavours!

MPS Senior Design Team Presented at the 2022 ECE Sr. Design Show!

April 26, 2022

Congratulations to our MPS senior design team! Team members: Arturo di Girolamo, Connor Templeton, Prince Jappah. This wonderful team created the complete MPS device along with the software integration for mobile and PC applications.