Publication Archive

Welcome to our archive of all papers published by group members dating back to 2010. Research published this year is listed below; earlier years are linked from the menu at the left.

Recent Highlights:

Links to journal articles are provided below where possible. If you do not have access rights from the journal homepages, pre-publication drafts are usually available via the University of Glasgow's Enlighten database and links to MCMP Staff in the Enlighten database are here: John Chapman, Alan Craven, Amalio Fernández-Pacheco, Donald MacLaren, Ian MacLaren, Damien McGrouther, Stephen McVitie and Robert Stamps.

There is also a list of thesis titles for PhDs arising from this group, for which most also have a thesis abstract available.

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2019 publications

Strain Anisotropy and Magnetic Domains in Embedded Nanomagnets
M Nord, A Semisalova, A Kákay, G Hlawacek, I MacLaren, V Liersch, O M Volkov, D Makarov, G W Paterson, K Potzger, J Lindner, J Fassbender, D McGrouther, R Bali
Small (2019) doi:10.1002/smll.201904738

Symmetry-breaking interlayer Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya interactions in synthetic antiferromagnets
A Fernández-Pacheco, E Vedmedenko, F Ummelen, R Mansell, D Petit, R P Cowburn
Nature Materials 18, 679–684 (2019)

Ultrafast generation and control of an electron vortex beam via chiral plasmonic near fields
G M Vanacore, G Berruto, I Madan, E Pomarico, P Biagioni, R J Lamb, D McGrouther, O Reinhardt, I Kaminer, B Barwick, H Larocque, V Grillo, E Karimi, F J Garcia de Abajo, F Carbon
Nature Materials, 18, 573-579, (2019)

Holographic imaging of electromagnetic fields via electron-light quantum interference
I Madan, G M Vanacore, E Pomarico, G Berruto, R J Lamb, D McGrouther
Science Advances 5 (5) (2019)

Characterisation of a High-Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtered C/Mo/W Wear Resistant Coating by Transmission Electron Microscopy
J Sharp, I Castillo Müller, P Mandal, A Abbas, M Nord, A Doye, A Ehiasarian, P Hovsepian, I MacLaren, W M Rainforth
Surface and Coatings Technology 377 (2019) 124853.

A TEM and EELS study of carbon in melt fragments from the Gardnos impact structure
P Lindgren, L Hallis, F S Hage, M R Lee, J Parnell, A Doye, I MacLaren
Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences 54 (2019) 2698

An Electronically-Driven Improper Ferroelectric: Tungsten Bronzes as Microstructural Analogues for the Hexagonal Manganites
J A McNulty, T T Tran, P S Halasyamani, S J McCartan, I MacLaren, A S Gibbs, F Y J Lim, P W Turner, J M Gregg, P Lightfoot, F D Morrison
Adv. Mater., 31 (2019) 1903620.

High precision detection of change in intermediate range order of amorphous zirconia-doped tantala thin films due to annealing
K Prasai, J Jiang, A Mishkin, B Shyam, S Angelova, R Birney, D A Drabold, M Fazio, E K Gustafson, G Harry, S Hoback, J Hough, C Lévesque, I MacLaren, A Markosyan, I W Martin, C S Menoni, P G Murray, S Penn, S Reid, R Robie, S Rowan, F Schiettekatte, R Shink, A Turner, G Vajente, H-P Cheng, M M Fejer, A Mehta, R Bassiri
Phys. Rev. Lett., 123 (2019) 045501.

Symmetry-breaking interlayer Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya interactions in synthetic antiferromagnets
A Fernández-Pacheco, E Vedmedenko, F Ummelen, R Mansell, D Petit and RP Cowburn
Nature Materials (2019) doi:10.1038/s41563-019-0386-4.

3D sub-nanoscale imaging of unit cell doubling due to octahedral tilting and cation modulation in strained perovskite thin films
M Nord, A Ross, D McGrouther, J Barthel, M Moreau, I Hallsteinsen, T Tybell, I MacLaren
Phys Rev. Mater., 3 (2019) 063605.

Mirror coating solution for the cryogenic Einstein telescope
K Craig, J Steinlechner, P G Murray, A S Bell, R Birney, M Hart, K Haughian, J Hough, I MacLaren, S Reid, R Robie, S Rowan, I W Martin
Phys. Rev. Lett., 122 (2019) 231102.

An in-situ approach for preparing atom probe tomography specimens by xenon plasma-focused ion beam
JE Halpin, RWH Webster, H Gardner, MP Moody, PAJ Bagot and DA MacLaren
Ultramicroscopy 202 (2019) 121.

Low thermal conductivity and promising thermoelectric performance in AxCoSb (A = V, Nb or Ta) half-Heuslers with inherent vacancies
DA Ferluccio, JE Halpin, KL MacIntosh, RJ Quinn, E Don, RI Smith, DA MacLaren and J-WG Bos
J. Mat. Chem. C 7 (2019) 6539.

Performing EELS at higher energy losses at both 80 and 200 kV
I MacLaren, R B Cummings, F Gordon, E Frutos-Myro, S McFadzean, A P Brown, A J Craven
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics 210 (2019) 299-355.

Liftout of High-Quality Thin Sections of a Perovskite Oxide Thin Film Using a Xenon Plasma Focused Ion Beam Microscope
I MacLaren, M Nord, C Jiao, E Yücelen
Microscopy and Microanalysis 25 (2019) 115-118

Superferromagnetism and Domain-Wall Topologies in Artificial 'Pinwheel' Spin Ice
Y Li, GW Paterson, GM Macauley, FS Nascimento, C Ferguson, SA Morley, MC Rosamond, EH Linfield, DA MacLaren, R Macedo, CH Marrows, S McVitie, and RL Stamps
ACS Nano 13 (2019) 2213.

Spontaneous formation of nanostructures during pulsed laser deposition of epitaxial half-Heusler TiNiSn on MgO(001)
RWH Webster, JE Halpin, S R Popuri, J-WG. Bos, and DA MacLaren
APL Materials 7 (2019) 013206.

Anomalous Temperature Behavior of the Chiral Spin Helix in CrNb3S6 Thin Lamellae
Y Togawa, J Kishine, P A Nosov, T Koyama, G W Paterson, S McVitie, Y Kousaka, J Akimitsu, M Ogata, and A S Ovchinnikov
Phys Rev Lett 122 (2019) 017204