2015 publications

2015 publications

Togawa, Y. et al. (2015) Magnetic soliton confinement and discretization effects arising from macroscopic coherence in a chiral spin soliton lattice. Physical Review B, 92, 220412(R). (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.220412)

Beg, M. et al. (2015) Ground state search, hysteretic behaviour, and reversal mechanism of skyrmionic textures in confined helimagnetic nanostructures. Scientific Reports, 5, 17137. (doi:10.1038/srep17137) (PMID:26601904) (PMCID:PMC4658535)

Paterson, G.W., Goncalves, F.J.T., McFadzean, S., O'Reilly, S., Bowman, R., and Stamps, R.L. (2015) Magnetic characteristics of a high-layer-number NiFe/FeMn multilayer. Journal of Applied Physics, 118(20), 203903. (doi:10.1063/1.4936199)

Greenshields, C. R., Franke-Arnold, S., and Stamps, R. L. (2015) Parallel axis theorem for free-space electron wavefunctions. New Journal of Physics, 17, 093015. (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/17/9/093015)

Hu, C.-l., Zhou, Y.-c., Liao, L., and Stamps, R.L. (2015) Space and thickness influence on magnetization reversal in periodic cylinder shaped exchange spring. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 386, pp. 146-149. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.03.073)

Garcia-Sanchez, F., Borys, P., Soucaille, R., Adam, J.-P., Stamps, R. L., and Kim, J.-V. (2015) Narrow magnonic waveguides based on domain walls. Physical Review Letters, 114(24), 247206. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.247206) (PMID:26197006)

Novak, R.L. et al. (2015) Highly asymmetric magnetic domain wall propagation due to coupling to a periodic pinning potential. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 48(23), 235004. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/48/23/235004)

Goncalves, F. J. T., Desautels, R. D., Su, S., Drysdale, T., van Lierop, J., Lin, K.-W., Schmool, D. S., and Stamps, R. L. (2015) Anisotropy engineering using exchange bias on antidot templates. AIP Advances, 5(6), 067101. (doi:10.1063/1.4922055)

Magnetic microscopy and topological stability of homochiral Néel domain walls in a Pt/Co/AlOx trilayer,
MJ Benitez, A Hrabec, AP Mihai, TA Moore, G Burnell, D McGrouther, CH Marrows & S McVitie
Nature Comm. 6 (2015), 8957 .

Lorentz TEM Imaging of Stripe Structures Embedded in a Soft Magnetic Matrix,
M A Basith, S McVitie, T Strache, M Fritzsche, A Muecklich, J Fassbender, and J McCord
Phys. Rev. Applied 4 (2015), 034012 .

4D STEM: High efficiency phase contrast imaging using a fast pixelated detector
H Yang, L Jones, H Ryll, M Simson, H Soltau, Y Kondo, R Sagawa, H Banba, I MacLaren, and P D Nellist
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 644 (2015) 012032

Strain localization in thin films of Bi(Fe,Mn)O3 due to the formation of stepped Mn4+-rich antiphase boundaries
I MacLaren, B Sala, S M L Andersson, T J Pennycook, J Xiong, Q X Jia, E-M Choi, J L MacManus-Driscoll
Nanoscale Research Letters 10 (2015) 407.

Electron Tomography Image Reconstruction using Data-Driven Adaptive Compressed Sensing
A AlAfeef, W P Cockshott, I MacLaren, S McVitie
Scanning (2015) in press

Maghemite-like regions at the crossing of two antiphase boundaries in doped BiFeO3
J M Salih, L Q Wang, Q M Ramasse, L Jones, J Barthel, I M Reaney, A J Craven, I MacLaren
Mater. Sci. Techn. (2015) in press.

Rapid surfactant-free synthesis of Mg(OH)2 nanoplates and pseudomorphic dehydration to MgO
J M Hanlon, L Bravo Diaz, G Balducci, B A Stobbs, M Bielewski, P Chung, I MacLaren and D H Gregory
CrystEngComm 17 (2015) 5672-5679.

Stabilisation of Fe2O3-rich Perovskite Nanophase in Epitaxial Rare-earth Doped BiFeO3 Films
H R Zhang, I M Reaney, D Marincel, S Trolier-McKinstry, Q M Ramasse, I MacLaren, S D Findlay, R Fraleigh, I M Ross, S B Hu, W Ren, W M Rainforth
Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 13066.

Interface reactions in LSMO-metal hybrid structures,N Homonnay, KJ O'Shea, C Eisenschmidt, M Wahler, DA MacLaren and G Schmidt.
Applied Materials & Interfaces 7 (2015) 22196

Investigating the effects of contacting functional oxide films,
KJ O’Shea, N Homonnay, G Schmidt and DA MacLaren.
J Phys: Conf. Ser. 644 (2015) 012001

Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy of a Chiral Plasmonic Structure,
GW Paterson, A Karimullah, SDR Williamson, M Kadodwala and DA MacLaren.
J Phys: Conf. Ser. 644 (2015) 012005

Beating the Stoner criterion using molecular interfaces,
F Al Ma’Mari, T Moorsom, G Teobaldi, W Deacon, T Prokscha, H Luetkens, S Lee, GE Sterbinsky, DA Arena, DA MacLaren, M Flokstra, M Ali, MC Wheeler, G Burnell, BJ Hickey and O Cespedes,
Nature 524 (2015) 69

Nanoscale mapping of the magnetic properties of (111)-oriented La0.67Sr0.33MnO3,
KJ O'Shea, DA MacLaren, D McGrouther, D Schwarzbach, M Jungbauer, S Hühn, V Moshnyaga and RL Stamps
NanoLetters 15 (2015) 5868.

Metal Distributions, Efficient n-Type Doping, and Evidence for in-Gap States in TiNiMySn (M = Co, Ni, Cu) half-Heusler Nanocomposites
R A Downie, R I Smith, D A MacLaren, and J-W G Bos
Chem. Mater., 27 (2015) 2449.

Opal-A in the Nakhla meteorite: A tracer of ephemeral liquid water in the Amazonian crust of Mars
M R Lee, I MacLaren, S M L Andersson, A Kovács, T Tomkinson, D F Mark, C L Smith
Meteoritics and Planetary Science (2015) 1362-1377

Utilising DualEELS to probe the nanoscale mechanisms of the corrosion of Zircaloy-4 in 350°C pressurised water
K J Annand, I MacLaren, M Gass
J. Nucl. Mater., 465 (2015) 390-399

Morphology and local electrical properties of PTB7:PC71BM blends
A Alekseev, GJ Hedley, A Al-Afeef, OA Ageevd and IDW Samuel
J. Mat. Chem. A 3 (2015) 8706.

On the origin of differential phase contrast at a locally charged and globally charge-compensated domain boundary in a polar-ordered material
I MacLaren, L Q Wang, D McGrouther, A J Craven, S McVitie, R Schierholz, A Kovács, J Barthel and R E Dunin-Borkowski
Ultramicroscopy 154 (2015) 58-63.

Engineering Magnetic Domain-Wall Structure in Permalloy Nanowires,
MJ Benitez, MA Basith, RJ Lamb, D McGrouther, S McFadzean, DA MacLaren, A Hrabec, CH Marrows and S McVitie,
Phys. Rev. Applied 3 (2015) 034008.

Order within disorder: The atomic structure of ion-beam sputtered amorphous tantala (a-Ta2O5),
R Bassiri, F Liou, MR Abernathy, AC Lin, N Kim, A Mehta, B Shyam, RL Byer, EK Gustafson, M Hart, I MacLaren, IW Martin, RK Route, S Rowan, JF Stebbins and MM Fejer,
APL Materials 3 (2015) 036103.

Aberration corrected Lorentz scanning transmission electron microscopy,
S McVitie, D McGrouther, S McFadzean, DA MacLaren, KJ O’Shea and MJ Benitez
Ultramicroscopy 152 (2015) 57

Metastable magnetic domain walls in cylindrical nanowires,
CA Ferguson, DA MacLaren and S McVitie,
J. Magn. Magn. Matter 381 (2015) 457

Concentric 360° domain wall nesting in magnetic tunnel junction films: a lorentz TEM study,
KJ O’Shea, K Rode, H Kurt, D McGrouther and DA MacLaren,
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48 (2015) 055001.

Spectrum imaging of complex nanostructures using DualEELS: I. digital extraction replicas,
J Bobynko, I MacLaren and AJ Craven,
Ultramicroscopy 149 (2015) 9-20.

The application of inelastic neutron scattering to investigate a hydrogen pre-treatment stage of an iron Fischer-Tropsch catalyst,
R Warringham, NG Hamilton, IP Silverwood, C How, PB Webb, RP Tooze, W Zhou, CD Frost, SF Parker and D Lennon,
Applied Catalysis A: General, 489 (2015) 209.

Filming the formation and fluctuation of skyrmion domains by cryo-Lorentz transmission electron microscopy,
J Rajeswaria, P Huang, G F Mancinia, Y Murookaa, T Latychevskaia, D McGrouther, M Cantoni, E Baldini, J S White,  A Magrez, T Giamarchi, H M Rønnow, and F Carbonea,
PNAS 112 (2015) 14212–14217.