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Hannover Messe 2016

The AG Magnetismus was recently present at the Hannover Messe 2016, with almost 200.000 visitors being the world’s biggest industrial fair. We presented our industry-related research and other activities at the stand of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate in the hall for Research & Technology. In particular, we presented the results of the successfully concluded STeP project (Spintronic Technology Platform Rhineland-Palatinate) which was recently awarded with the Innovation Award Rhineland-Palatinate 2016 (Innovationspreis Rheinland-Pfalz 2016) in the category 'Cooperation'. STeP is a technology platform to quickly and directly translate scientific findings from physics to industrial standards and it is designed especially to make new technologies accessible to small and medium businesses. The partners have achieved significant progress in the development of novel magnetic sensors.

Together with interesting discussions with members of the engineering and sensoric community, we also use our presence at the fair to contact and motivate students for physics and related sciences and to communicate the enormous social payback of research in this field to the general public.


Top Left: Dr. Andrés Conca discusses future challenges and opportunities for research in the field of magnetic sensors with Minister E. Lemke (MWKEL) and the director of the magnetic industry association INNOMAG, Dr. J. Gerber. Top right and bottom left: Dr. Philipp Pirro and Viktor Lauer in discussion with some of the visitors. Bottom right: Bobby is happy to represent the TU Kaiserslautern at the Hannover Messe.





Our article Influence of the MgO barrier thickness on the lifetime characteristics of magnetic tunnelling junctions for sensors has been accepted for publication in Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.




ERC Advanced Grant: SuperMagnonics



Burkard Hillebrands receives an ERC Advanced Grant of the European Research Council for his project "Supercurrents of Magnon Condensates for Advanced Magnonics (SuperMagnonics)"

For further information see our press releases here and here (both in German).



Our article Light Localization and Magneto-Optic Enhancement in Ni Antidot Arrays has been published in Nano Letters.



Our article Study of fully epitaxial Fe/Pt bilayers for spin pumping by ferromagnetic resonance spectroscopy has been published in Physical Review B.



Our article Splitting of standing spin-wave modes in circular submicron ferromagnetic dot under axial symmetry violation has been published in Scientific Reports.



News Archive


Recent Publications

Study of fully epitaxial Fe/Pt bilayers for spin pumping by ferromagnetic resonance spectroscopy
A. Conca, S. Keller, L. Mihalceanu, T. Kehagias, G. P. Dimitrakopulos, B. Hillebrands, and E. Th. Papaioannou
Phys. Rev. B 93, 134405

Light Localization and Magneto-Optic Enhancement in Ni Antidot Arrays
M. Rollinger, P. Thielen, E. Melander, E. Östman, V. Kapaklis, B. Obry, M. Cinchetti, A. García-Martín, M. Aeschlimann, and E. Th. Papaioannou
Nano Letters Article ASAP

Spin-transfer torque based damping control of parametrically excited spin waves in a magnetic insulator
V. Lauer, D. A. Bozhko, T. Brächer, P. Pirro, V. I. Vasyuchka, A. A. Serga, M. B. Jungfleisch, M. Agrawal, Yu. V. Kobljanskyj, G. A. Melkov, C. Dubs, B. Hillebrands, and A. V. Chumak
Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 012402

Magnon spintronics (Invited Review)
A.V. Chumak, V.I. Vasyuchka, A.A. Serga, and B. Hillebrands
Nature Physics AOP, (2015)

Spin-wave logic devices based on isotropic forward volume magneto-static waves
S. Klingler, P. Pirro, T. Brächer, B. Leven, B. Hillebrands, and A.V. Chumak

Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 212406 (2015)

Optically-Reconfigurable Magnetic Materials
M. Vogel, A.V. Chumak, E.H. Waller, T. Langner, V.I. Vasyuchka, B. Hillebrands, and G. von Freymann
Nature Physics 11, 487 (2015)

Advancement in Heusler compounds and other spintronics material designs and applications
Shigemi Mizukami and Alexander A. Serga
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 160301 (2015)

All-optical characterisation of the spintronic Heusler compound Co2Mn0.6Fe0.4Si
Thomas Sebastian, Yuki Kawada, Björn Obry, Thomas Brächer, Philipp Pirro, Dmytro A. Bozhko, Alexander A. Serga, Hiroshi Naganuma, Mikihiko Oogane, Yasuo Ando, and Burkard Hillebrands
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 164015 (2015)