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!
Graduation of Dr. Lv and congratulations on his Nature Communications paper!
The youngest PhDs from our group.
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

Renata Awarded the Cadence in Women in Technology Scholarship

January 20, 2022

Congratulations to Renata Saha, she was awarded the Cadence Women in Technology Scholarship! Check out the news release: CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS

Dr. Kai Wu Won Best Poster Award at The 2022 Joint MMM-INTERMAG Conference

January 13, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Kai Wu. His poster titled "Handheld Magnetic Particle Spectroscopy (MPS) for Rapid, One-step, Wash-free Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Spike and Nucleocapsid Proteins in Liquid Phase" received best poster award in The 15th Joint MMM-INTERMAG Conference (2022 Joint).

Onri Received Teaching Award from UMN Center for Educational Innovation

January 2, 2022

Congratulations to Onri! He is recently awarded the teaching award from UMN Center for Educational Innovation in the Thank a Teacher program.

AIP Scilight "Using a layered approach to increase magnetoresistance in MRAM junctions"

December 30, 2021

Congratulations to all authors, the AIP Scilight recently featured our recently published article "Perpendicular magnetic tunnel junctions with multi-interface free layer" in Applied Physics Letters.

Prof. Wang Elected to Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)!

December 13, 2021

Congratulations to Prof. Wang on being named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)!