Dr Stephen McVitie

  • Reader (Physics and Astronomy)

telephone: 01413306895
email: Stephen.McVitie@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Personal webpage: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/physics/staff/stephenmcvitie/

Development of magnetic imaging techniques using electron microscopy and magnetic force microscopy. Micromagnetic characterisation of magnetic thin films.

researcherID: A-2301-2012


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Number of items: 120.

2017

Zeissler, K. et al. (2017) Pinning and hysteresis in the field dependent diameter evolution of skyrmions in Pt/Co/Ir superlattice stacks. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 15125. (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15262-3) (PMID:29123144)

Almeida, T. P. , McGrouther, D., Pivak, Y., Perez Garza, H. H., Temple, R., Massey, J., Marrows, C. H. and McVitie, S. (2017) Preparation of high-quality planar FeRh thin films for in situ TEM investigations. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 903(1), 012022. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/903/1/012022)

Corte-León, H. et al. (2017) Magnetic scanning gate microscopy of CoFeB lateral spin valve. AIP Advances, 7(5), 056808. (doi:10.1063/1.4977891)

Li, Y., Gubbiotti, G., Casoli, F., Goncalves, F., Morley, S., Rosamond, M., Linfield, E., Marrows, C., McVitie, S. and Stamps, R. (2017) Brillouin light scattering study of magnetic-element normal modes in a square artificial spin ice geometry. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(1), 015003.

Lepadatu, S. et al. (2017) Synthetic ferrimagnet nanowires with very low critical current density for coupled domain wall motion. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 1640. (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01748-7)

Li, Y., Gubbiotti, G., Casoli, F., Morley, S.A., Gonçalves, F.J.T., Rosamond, M.c., Linfield, E.H., Marrows, C.H., McVitie, S. and Stamps, R.L. (2017) Thickness dependence of spin wave excitations in an artificial square spin ice-like geometry. Journal of Applied Physics, 121(10), 103903. (doi:10.1063/1.4978315)

Reyren, N. et al. (2017) Skyrmions in Magnetic Multilayers: Chirality, Electrical Detection and Current-induced Motion. In: Spintronics X, San Diego, CA, USA, 05-10 Aug 2017, p. 1035724. ISBN 9781510611719 (doi:10.1117/12.2275058)

2016

McGrouther, D., Lamb, R.J., Krajnak, M., McFadzean, S., McVitie, S. , Stamps, R.L. , Leonov, A.O., Bogdanov, A.N. and Togawa, Y. (2016) Internal structure of hexagonal skyrmion lattices in cubic helimagnets. New Journal of Physics, 18, 095004. (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/18/9/095004)

Leonov, A. O. et al. (2016) Chiral surface twists and skyrmion stability in nanolayers of cubic helimagnets. Physical Review Letters, 117(8), 087202. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.087202)

Krajnak, M., McGrouther, D., Maneuski, D., O'Shea, V. and McVitie, S. (2016) Pixelated detectors and improved efficiency for magnetic imaging in STEM differential phase contrast. Ultramicroscopy, 165, pp. 42-50. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2016.03.006)

Al-Afeef, A.', Cockshott, W. P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2016) Electron tomography image reconstruction using data-driven adaptive compressed sensing. SCANNING: The Journal of Scanning Microscopies, 38(3), pp. 251-276. (doi:10.1002/sca.21271) (PMID:26435074)

Parreira, P., Paterson, G. W., McVitie, S. and MacLaren, D. A. (2016) Stability, bistability and instability of amorphous ZrO2 resistive memory devices. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(9), 095111. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/49/9/095111)

2015

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)

MacLaren, I., Wang, L., McGrouther, D., Craven, A. J., McVitie, S., Schierholz, R., Kovács, A., Barthel, J. and Dunin-Borkowski, R. E. (2015) On the origin of differential phase contrast at a locally charged and globally charge-compensated domain boundary in a polar-ordered material. Ultramicroscopy, 154, pp. 57-63. 25837677. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.03.016)

Ferguson, C.H., MacLaren, D.A. and McVitie, S. (2015) Metastable magnetic domain walls in cylindrical nanowires. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 381, pp. 457-462. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.01.027)

McVitie, S., McGrouther, D., McFadzean, S., MacLaren, D. A., O'Shea, K. J. and Benitez Romero, M. J. (2015) Aberration corrected Lorentz scanning transmission electron microscopy. Ultramicroscopy, 152, pp. 57-62. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.01.003) (PMID:25677688)

Benitez Romero, M. J., Basith, M., Lamb, R.J., McGrouther, D., McFadzean, S., MacLaren, D. , Hrabec, A., Marrows, C.H. and McVitie, S. (2015) Engineering magnetic domain-wall structure in Permalloy nanowires. Physical Review Applied, 3(3), 034008. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.3.034008)

Al-Afeef, A.', Cockshott, P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2015) Improved 3D electron tomography image reconstruction using sparse coding based adaptive dictionaries. AMAS XIII, the 13th biennial Australian Microbeam Analysis Symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 11-13 Feb 2015.

Al-Afeef, A., Alekseev, A. , Hedley, G. J., Cockshott, W. P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2015) Electron Tomography of Polymer Solar Cells Using Compressed Sensing. In: Physical Aspects of Polymer Science, Manchester, UK, 8-10 Sept 2015,

Basith, M.A., McVitie, S., Strache, T., Fritzsche, M., Muecklich, A., Fassbender, J. and McCordy, J. (2015) Lorentz TEM imaging of stripe structures embedded in a soft magnetic matrix. Physical Review Applied, 4, 034012. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.4.034012)

Benitez Romero, M.J., Hrabec, A., Mihai, A.P., Moore, T.A., Burnell, G., McGrouther, D., Marrows, C.H. and McVitie, S. (2015) Magnetic microscopy and topological stability of homochiral Néel domain walls in a Pt/Co/AlOx trilayer. Nature Communications, 6, 8957. (doi:10.1038/ncomms9957) (PMID:26642936) (PMCID:PMC4686874)

McVitie, S., McGrouther, D. and Krajnak, M. (2015) High resolution quantitative Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 644(1), 012026. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/644/1/012026)

2014

McGrouther, D., Benitez Romero, M. J., McFadzean, S. and McVitie, S. (2014) Development of aberration corrected differential phase contrast (DPC) STEM. JEOL News, 49(1),

Hrabec, A., Porter, N. A., Wells, A., Benitez Romero, M. J., Burnell, G., McVitie, S., McGrouther, D., Moore, T. A. and Marrows, C. H. (2014) Measuring and tailoring the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction in perpendicularly magnetized thin films. Physical Review B, 90(2), 020402(R). (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.90.020402)

AlAfeef, A., Cockshott, P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2014) Compressed sensing electron tomography using adaptive dictionaries: a simulation study. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 522(1), 012021. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/522/1/012021)

Parreira, P., McVitie, S. and MacLaren, D. (2014) Resistive switching in ZrO2 films: physical mechanism for filament formation and dissolution. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 522, 012045. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/522/1/012045)

2013

Bellini, E., McVitie, S., MacLaren, D. , O'Shea, K., Chapman, J., Cao, J., Cardoso, S. and Freitas, F.F. (2013) Unexpected exchange bias behaviour in CoFeB ultrathin films for MTJ sensors investigated by Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46(30), p. 305001. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/46/30/305001)

Mihai, A., Whiteside, A., Canwell, E., Marrows, C., Benitez Romero, M. J., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S. and Moore, T. (2013) Effect of substrate temperature on the magnetic properties of epitaxial sputter-grown Co/Pt. Applied Physics Letters, 103, p. 262401. (doi:10.1063/1.4856395)

Stamps, R. L. and McVitie, S. (2013) Critical nanostructuring opportunities. Magnetics Technology International, pp. 94-97.

2012

Ferreira, R., Cardoso, S., Freitas, P. P., Petrova, R. and McVitie, S. (2012) Influence of ion beam assisted deposition parameters on the growth of MgO and CoFeB. Journal of Applied Physics, 111(7), 07C117. (doi:10.1063/1.3678319)

Basith, M.A., McVitie, S., McGrouther, D. and Chapman, J.N. (2012) Reproducible domain wall pinning by linear non-topographic features in a ferromagnetic nanowire. Applied Physics Letters, 100(23), p. 232402. (doi:10.1063/1.4724210)

Leitao, D.C., Macedo, R.J., Silva, A.V., Hoang, D.Q., MacLaren, D. , McVitie, S., Cardoso, S. and Freitas, P.P. (2012) Optimization of exposure parameters for lift-off process of sub-100 features using a negative tone electron beam resist. In: 12th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, Birmingham, UK, 20-23 Aug 2012, pp. 1-6. (doi:10.1109/NANO.2012.6321945)

2011

Beacham, R., MacRaighne, A., Maneuski, D., O'Shea, V., McGrouther, D. and McVitie, S. (2011) Medipix2/Timepix detector for time resolved Transmission Electron Microscopy. Journal of Instrumentation, 6, C12052. (doi:10.1088/1748-0221/6/12/C12052)

Ngo, D.-T. and McVitie, S. (2011) Visualization of vortex core polarity in NiFe nanodots by tilted Fresnel images. Ultramicroscopy, 111(8), pp. 1276-1285. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2011.04.002)

Basith, M., McVitie, S., McGrouther, D., Chapman, J.N. and Weaver, J. (2011) Direct comparison of domain wall behavior in permalloy nanowires patterned by electron beam lithography and focused ion beam milling. Journal of Applied Physics, 110(8), 083904. (doi:10.1063/1.3642966)

Ngo, D.-T., Hashimoto, A., McVitie, S., Saito, S., Chapman, J. and Takahashi, M. (2011) Nanoscale physical microstructure and micromagnetic behaviour of CoIr film with negative anisotropy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44(9), 095001. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/44/9/095001)

Ngo, D.-T., Hickey, M.C., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., Marrows, C.H., Chapman, J.N. and Awano, H. (2011) Formation of magnetic structure by domain wall confinement in nanoconstriction. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 47(10), pp. 2511-2514. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.2011.2156395)

Tran, T.Q.H., Ngo, D.-T., McVitie, S., Nguyen, H.N., Le, V.V., Ta, D.C. and Nguyen, N.L. (2011) Optical properties of Mn-doped ZnS semiconductor nanoclusters synthesized by a hydrothermal process. Optical Materials, 33(3), pp. 308-314. (doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2010.09.008)

2010

Ngo, D.-T., Mahmud, M.S., Nguyen, H.-H., Duong, H.-G., Nguyen, Q.-H., McVitie, S. and Chau, N. (2010) Crystallisation progress in Si-rich ultra-soft nanocomposite alloy fabricated by melt spinning. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322(3), pp. 342-347. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2009.09.054)

Casey, M. and McVitie, S. (2010) The Impact of Low Attendance on the Success and Progression of Level 1 Physics Undergraduates: Analysis and Intervention. Frontiers of Physics Education (GIREP-EPEC Conference Proceedings, Leicester),

Hickey, M.C., Ngo, D.-T., Lepatadu, S., Atkinson, D., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S. and Marrows, C.H. (2010) Spin-transfer torque efficiency measured using a Permalloy nanobridge. Applied Physics Letters, 97(20), p. 202505. (doi:10.1063/1.3520144)

Petit, D. et al. (2010) Magnetic imaging of the pinning mechanism of asymmetric transverse domain walls in ferromagnetic nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 97(23), p. 233102. (doi:10.1063/1.3523351)

2009

Casey, M.M. and McVitie, S. (2009) Academic performance and student engagement in level 1 physics undergraduates. European Journal of Physics, 30(5), pp. 1153-1161. (doi:10.1088/0143-0807/30/5/022)

Bogart, L., Atkinson, D., O'Shea, K., McGrouther, D. and McVitie, S. (2009) Dependence of domain wall pinning potential landscapes on domain wall chirality and pinning site geometry in planar nanowires. Physical Review B, 79(5), 054414. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.79.054414)

2008

O'Shea, K.J., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Weaver, J.M.R. (2008) Direct observation of changes to domain wall structures in magnetic nanowires of varying width. Applied Physics Letters, 93(20), p. 202505. (doi:10.1063/1.3023048)

Kong, X., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Weaver, J.M.R., O'Donnell, D.O. and Johnston, A.B. (2008) Magnetization processes in single-layer and laminated CoFe films patterned into multiscale elements with write-head-like geometries. Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 013925. (doi:10.1063/1.2952068)

Kong, X., Krasa, D., Zhou, H. P., Williams, W., McVitie, S., Weaver, J. M. R. and Wilkinson, C. D. W. (2008) Very high resolution etching of magnetic nanostructures in organic gases. Microelectronic Engineering, 85(5-6), pp. 988-991. (doi:10.1016/j.mee.2007.12.006)

Bode, M., Pietzsch, O., Kubetzka, A., Wulfhekel, W., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (2008) Comment on "Three-Dimensional, Spin-Resolved Structure of Magnetic Vortex and Antivortex States in Patterned Co Films Using Scanning Ion Microscopy with Polarization Analysis". Physical Review Letters, 100(2), 029703. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.029703)

McVitie, S. and Ngo, D.T. (2008) Quantitative measurements of phase using the transport of intensity equation. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 126, 012041. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/126/1/012041)

Sandweg, C.W., Wiese, N., McGrouther, D., Hermsdoerfer, S.J., Schultheiss, H., Leven, B., McVitie, S., Hillebrands, B. and Chapman, J.N. (2008) Direct observation of domain wall structures in curved permalloy wires containing an antinotch. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(9), 093906. (doi:10.1063/1.2913318)

2007

Wiese, N., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Capella-Kort, A. and Otto, F. (2007) On the scaling behaviour of cross-tie domain wall structures in patterned NiFe elements. Europhysics Letters, 80(5), p. 57003. (doi:10.1209/0295-5075/80/57003)

Craig, B.R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., O'Donnell, D.O. and Johnston, A.B. (2007) The effect of roughness on the micromagnetic properties of high moment multilayer films. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 40(13), p. 3991. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/40/13/012)

Craig, B.R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., ODonnell, D.O. and Johnston, A.B. (2007) Micromagnetic reversal behavior of multiscale permalloy elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 102(1), 013911. (doi:10.1063/1.2752151)

McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Gentils, A. (2007) Controlled domain wall injection into ferromagnetic nanowires from an optimized pad geometry. Applied Physics Letters, 91(2), 022506. (doi:10.1063/1.2753541)

2006

Wang, Y.G., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., MacKenzie, M. and Chapman, J.N. (2006) Investigation of the origin of the decrease in exchange biasing in Ga+ ion irradiated CoFe/IrMn films. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(7), 073901. (doi:10.1063/1.2354591)

Craig, B.R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Johnson, A.B. and O'Donnell, D.O. (2006) Transmission electron microscopy study of CoFe films with high saturation magnetization. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(5), 053915. (doi:10.1063/1.2337783)

Brownlie, C., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2006) Lorentz microscopy studies of domain wall trap structures. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(3), 033902. (doi:10.1063/1.2227263)

Bance, S., Schrefl, T., Hrkac, G., Suess, D., Brownlie, C., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Allwood, D.A. (2006) Transitions between vortex and transverse walls in NiFe nano-structures. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42(10), pp. 2966-2968. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.2006.878393)

McVitie, S. and Cushley, M. (2006) Quantitative Fresnel Lorentz microscopy and the transport of intensity equation. Ultramicroscopy, 106(4-5), pp. 423-431. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2005.12.001)

O' Neill, R.W. and McVitie, S. (2006) Transmission electron microscopy characterisation of permalloy elements fabricated by focussed ion beam lithography. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 26, pp. 187-190. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/26/1/044)

2005

Blomeier, S., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Weber, M.C., Hillebrands, B. and Fassbender, J. (2005) Structural analysis of ion irradiated polycrystalline NiFe/FeMn exchange bias systems. European Physical Journal B, 45(2), pp. 213-218. (doi:10.1140/epjb/e2005-00124-5)

Blomeier, S., McGrouther, D., ONeill, R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Weber, M.C., Hillebrands, B. and Fassbender, J. (2005) Modification of the magnetic properties of exchange coupled NiFe/FeMn films by Ga+ ion irradiation. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 290(1), pp. 731-734. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.278)

McGrouther, D., Nicholson, W.A.P., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (2005) Focused ion beam irradiation of ferromagnetic thin films in the presence of an applied field. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 38(18), pp. 3348-3353. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/38/18/003)

2004

Liu, X., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2004) Reversal mechanisms and metastable states in magnetic nanoelements. Journal of Applied Physics, 96(9), pp. 5173-5179. (doi:10.1063/1.1803102)

Liu, X.X., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2004) Introduction and control of metastable states in elliptical and rectangular magnetic nanoelements. Applied Physics Letters, 84(22), pp. 4406-4408. (doi:10.1063/1.1757647)

McVitie, S. (2004) Image interpretation in Lorentz transmission electron microscopy. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference, University of Oxford, 3-5 September 2003, pp. 43-48.

McVitie, S. and White, G.S. (2004) Imaging amperian currents by Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37(2), pp. 280-288. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/37/2/018)

Yi, G., Nicholson, W.A.P., Lim, C.K., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2004) A new design of specimen stage for in situ magnetising experiments in the transmission electron microscope. Ultramicroscopy, 99(1), pp. 65-72. (doi:10.1016/S0304-3991(03)00148-7)

2003

Kirk, K.J., McVitie, S., Long, A.R. and Skuras, E. (2003) Magnetization of Co elements sensed by semiconductor transport magnetometry and transmission electron microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(10), 7906 -7908. (doi:10.1063/1.1557825)

Lim, C.K., Yi, G., Chapman, J.N., Nicholson, W.A.P., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2003) TEM studies of the switching characteristics of small permalloy elements as a function of field orientation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 36(24), 3099 -3102. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/36/24/001)

2001

Scott, J., McVitie, S., Ferrier, R.P. and Gallagher, A. (2001) Electrostatic charging artefacts in Lorentz electron tomography of MFM tip stray fields. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 34(9), 1326 -1332. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/34/9/307)

McVitie, S., Ferrier, R.P., Scott, J., White, G.S. and Gallagher, A. (2001) Quantitative field measurements from magnetic force microscope tips and comparison with point and extended charge models. Journal of Applied Physics, 89(7), 3656 -3661. (doi:10.1063/1.1352031)

Aitchison, P.R., Chapman, J.N., Gehanno, V., Weir, I.S., Scheinfein, M.R., McVitie, S. and Marty, A. (2001) High resolution measurement and modelling of magnetic domain structures in epitaxial FePd (001) L1(0) films with perpendicular magnetisation. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 223(2), 138 -146. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(00)00524-2)

Kirk, K., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. (2001) Lorentz imaging of sub-micron patterned elements. In: Magnetic Storage Systems Beyond 2000. Series: Nato Science Series II, 41 (41). Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN 9781402001178

Kirk, K.J., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2001) Imaging magnetic domain structure in sub-500 nm thin film elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 89(11), 7174 -7176. (doi:10.1063/1.1355336)

Kirk, K.J., Scheinfein, M.R., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S., Gillies, M.F., Ward, B.R. and Tennant, J.G. (2001) Role of vortices in magnetization reversal of rectangular NiFe elements. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 34(2), 160 -166. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/34/2/303)

McVitie, S., Scott, J. and White, G.S. (2001) Comparison of experimental and simulated images of magnetic elements using Lorentz TEM and MFM. In: Aindow, M. and Kiely, C.J. (eds.) Electron Microscopy and Analysis 2001: Proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference, University of Dundee, 5-7 September 2001. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (168). Institute of Physics: Bristol, pp. 433-436. ISBN 9780750308120

McVitie, S., White, G.S., Scott, J., Warin, P. and Chapman, J.N. (2001) Quantitative imaging of magnetic domain walls in thin films using Lorentz and magnetic force microscopies. Journal of Applied Physics, 90(10), 5220 -5227. (doi:10.1063/1.1412829)

2000

Herrmann, M., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (2000) Investigation of the influence of edge structure on the micromagnetic behavior of small magnetic elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 87(6), 2994 -2999. (doi:10.1063/1.372289)

Kirk, K.J., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S., Aitchison, P.R. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2000) Interactions and switching field distributions of nanoscale magnetic elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 87(9), 5105 -5107. (doi:10.1063/1.373263)

Marrows, C.H., Hickey, B.J., Herrmann, M., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Ormston, M., Petford-Long, A.K., Hase, T.P.A. and Tanner, B.K. (2000) Damage caused to interlayer coupling of magnetic multilayers by residual gases. Physical Review B, 61(6), 4131 -4140. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.61.4131)

1999

Kirk, K. J., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. , Aitchison, P.R. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (1999) Switching of nanoscale magnetic elements. Applied Physics Letters, 75(23), pp. 3683-3685. (doi:10.1063/1.125428)

McVitie, S. , Zhou, L. and Chapman, J.N. (1999) The effect of oblique incidence evaporation on the magnetic properties of thin film elements. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 32(21), pp. 2714-2720. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/32/21/302)

Heydon, G. P., Rainforth, W. M., Gibbs, M. R. J., Davies, H. A., McVitie, S., Ferrier, R. P., Scott, J., Tucker, J. W. and Bishop, J. E. L. (1999) Preparation and characterisation of a new amorphous tip coating for application in magnetic force microscopy. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 205(2-3), pp. 131-135. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(99)00475-8)

Scott, J., McVitie, S., Ferrier, R.P., Heydon, G.P., Rainforth, W.M., Gibbs, M.R.J., Tucker, J.W., Davies, H.A. and Bishop, J.E.L. (1999) Characterisation of FeBSiC coated MFM tips using Lorentz electron tomography and MFM. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 35(5), pp. 3986-3988. (doi:10.1109/20.800730)

Marrows, C.H., Hickey, B.J., Herrmann, M., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1999) Effects of gas damage on coupling and anisotropy in sputtered Co/Cu multilayers. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 198-99, pp. 408-411. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(98)01136-6)

1998

Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P.R., Kirk, K.J., McVitie, S. , Kools, J.C.S. and Gillies, M.F. (1998) Direct observation of magnetization reversal processes in micron-sized elements of spin-valve material. Journal of Applied Physics, 83(10), pp. 5321-5325. (doi:10.1063/1.367358)

Ferrier, R.P. and McVitie, S. (1998) Comparative study of the magnetic fields from MFM tips. In: 14th International Congress on Electron Microscopy, Cancun, Mexico, 31 Aug - 04 Sept 1998, pp. 523-524. ISBN 9780750305655

1997

Ferrier, R.P., McVitie, S. , Gallagher, A. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1997) Characterisation of MFM tip fields by electron tomography. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 33(5), pp. 4062-4064. (doi:10.1109/20.619663)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1997) Reversal mechanisms in lithographically defined magnetic thin film elements imaged by scanning transmission electron microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 3(2), pp. 146-153.

Kirk, K.J., Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P., McVitie, S. , Khamsehpour, B., Ruhrig, M. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (1997) Magnetisation reversal in cobalt and permalloy nano-elements. In: Hadjinpanayis, G.C. (ed.) Magnetic hysteresis in novel magnetic materials. Series: NATO ASI series. Series E, Applied sciences (338). Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht ; Boston, pp. 309-313. ISBN 9780792346043 (doi:10.1007/978-94-011-5478-9_29)

Lemerle, S., Ferre, J., Thiaville, A., Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P., McVitie, S. , Chappert, C. and Kottler, V. (1997) Visualization of domain wall propagation in ultra-thin Co/Pt films using transmission electron microscopy. In: Hadjipanayis, G.C. (ed.) Magnetic hysteresis in novel magnetic materials. Series: NATO ASI series. Series E, Applied sciences (338). Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht ; Boston, pp. 537-542. ISBN 9780792346043 (doi:10.1007/978-94-011-5478-9_58)

McVitie, S. , Ferrier, R.P. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1997) Absolute field strength determination of magnetic force microscope tip stray fields. In: Electron microscopy and analysis 1997 : proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group conference, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 2-5 September 1997. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (153). Institute of Physics Pub.: Bristol ; Philadelphia, pp. 201-204. ISBN 9780750304412

McVitie, S. , Kirk, K.J. and Chapman, J.N. (1997) Lorentz microscopy studies of magnetic thin films with reduced dimensions. European Journal of Cell Biology, 74, p. 49.

1996

King, J. G., Williams, W., Wilkinson, C.D.W., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1996) Magnetic properties of magnetite arrays produced by the method of electron beam lithography. Geophysical Research Letters, 23(20), pp. 2847-2850. (doi:10.1029/96GL01371)

Rührig, M., Khamsehpour, B., Kirk, K.J., Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (1996) The fabrication and magnetic properties of acicular magnetic nano-elements. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 32(5), pp. 4452-4457. (doi:10.1109/20.538897)

Valera, M.S., Tomlinson, S.L., Heydon, G.P., Farley, A.N., Hoon, S.R., Zhou, L., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1996) Magnetic force microscopy of soft magnetic materials. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 157-58, pp. 555-556. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(95)01064-5)

Rührig, M., Porthun, S., Lodder, J.C., McVitie, S. , Heyderman, L.J., Johnston, A.B. and Chapman, J.N. (1996) Electron beam fabrication and characterization of high-resolution magnetic force microscopy tips. Journal of Applied Physics, 79(6), pp. 2913-2919. (doi:10.1063/1.361287)

1995

Valera, M.S., Farley, A.N., Hoon, S.R., Zhou, L., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1995) Imaging domains in Co/Pt multilayers by magnetic force microscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 67(17), pp. 2566-2568. (doi:10.1063/1.114434)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1995) Coherent Lorentz imaging of soft, thin-film magnetic materials. MRS Bulletin, 20(10), pp. 55-58.

McVitie, S. , Chapman, J.N., Zhou, L., Heyderman, L.J. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1995) In-situ magnetising experiments using coherent magnetic imaging in TEM. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 148(1-2), pp. 232-236. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(95)00219-7)

Zhou, L., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1995) Magnetic imaging of magnetic force microscope tips. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 148(1-2), pp. 237-238. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(95)00220-0)

McVitie, S. (1995) In-situ quantitative imaging of magnetic materials. In: Cherns, D. (ed.) Electron microscopy and analysis 1995 : proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group conference, University of Birmingham, 12-15 September 1995. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (147). Institute of Physics Pub.: Bristol ; Philadelphia, pp. 305-308. ISBN 9780750303576

1994

Chapman, J.N., Johnston, A.B., Heyderman, L.J., McVitie, S. , Nicholson, W.A.P. and Bormans, B. (1994) Coherent magnetic imaging by TEM. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 30(6), pp. 4479-4484. (doi:10.1109/20.334125)

te Lintelo, J.G.T., Lodder, J.C., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1994) Magnetic stray fields of Co-Cr microstrips measured by Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics, 75(6), pp. 3002-3007. (doi:10.1063/1.356166)

1993

McVitie, S. and Ferrier, R. P. (1993) Stray field and Lorentz image calculation of a longitudinal recording medium. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 29(6), pp. 3718-3720. (doi:10.1109/20.281280)

Craven, A.J., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1993) Instrumentation, techniques, and applications of electron microscopy in the solid state physics group at Glasgow university. Microscopy Research and Technique, 24(4), pp. 316-332. (doi:10.1002/jemt.1070240405) (PMID:8513173)

Chapman, J.N., Ferrier, R.P., Heyderman, L.J., McVitie, S. , Nicholson, W.A.P. and Bormans, B. (1993) Micromagnetics, microstructure and microscopy. In: Craven, A.J. (ed.) Electron microscopy and analysis 1993 : proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group conference, University of Liverpool, 14-17 September 1993. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (138). Institute of Physics Pub.: Bristol ; Philadelphia, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9780750303217

1992

McVitie, S. and Ferrier, R.P. (1992) Model stray field calculations of a longitudinal recording medium. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 104-07, pp. 963-964. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(92)90443-R)

Wong, H.Y., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Hefferman, S.J. (1992) The influence of evaporation rate on the domain structures of permalloy and cobalt small magnetic particles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 104-07, pp. 329-330. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(92)90819-A)

Zweck, J., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Hoffmann, H. (1992) Reconstruction of induction distributions in thin films from DPC images. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 104-07, pp. 315-316. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(92)90813-4)

1991

Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Hefferman, S.J. (1991) Mapping induction distributions by transmission electron microscopy (invited). Journal of Applied Physics, 69(8), pp. 6078-6083. (doi:10.1063/1.347775)

Hefferman, S.J., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (1991) In-situ magnetising experiments on small regularly shaped permalloy particles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 95(1), pp. 76-84. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(91)90217-X)

White, J.R., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (1991) Multiple dark-field STEM: A new method for beam-sensitive polymers. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 29(1), pp. 31-38. (doi:10.1002/polb.1991.090290105)

1990

Chapman, J.N., McFadyen, I.R. and McVitie, S. (1990) Modified differential phase contrast Lorentz microscopy for improved imaging of magnetic structures. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 26(5), pp. 1506-1511. (doi:10.1109/20.104427)

Hefferman, S.J., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (1990) In-situ magnetising experiments on small regular particles fabricated by electron beam lithography. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 83(1-3), pp. 223-224. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(90)90494-B)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1990) Measurement of domain wall widths in Permalloy using differential phase contrast imaging in stem. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 83(1-3), pp. 97-98. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(90)90445-V)

1988

McVitie, S. , Chapman, J.N., Hefferman, S.J. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1988) Effect of application of fields on the domain structure in small regularly shaped magnetic particles. Journal de Physique Colloques, 49(8), C8-1817. (doi:10.1051/jphyscol:19888830)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1988) Magnetic structure determination in small regularly shaped particle using transmission electron microscopy. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 24(2), pp. 1778-1780. (doi:10.1109/20.11599)

1987

Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and McFadyen, I.R. (1987) Magnetic-structure determination by scanning-transmission electron-microscopy. Scanning Microscopy, 1, pp. 221-228.

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Zeissler, K. et al. (2017) Pinning and hysteresis in the field dependent diameter evolution of skyrmions in Pt/Co/Ir superlattice stacks. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 15125. (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15262-3) (PMID:29123144)

Almeida, T. P. , McGrouther, D., Pivak, Y., Perez Garza, H. H., Temple, R., Massey, J., Marrows, C. H. and McVitie, S. (2017) Preparation of high-quality planar FeRh thin films for in situ TEM investigations. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 903(1), 012022. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/903/1/012022)

Corte-León, H. et al. (2017) Magnetic scanning gate microscopy of CoFeB lateral spin valve. AIP Advances, 7(5), 056808. (doi:10.1063/1.4977891)

Li, Y., Gubbiotti, G., Casoli, F., Goncalves, F., Morley, S., Rosamond, M., Linfield, E., Marrows, C., McVitie, S. and Stamps, R. (2017) Brillouin light scattering study of magnetic-element normal modes in a square artificial spin ice geometry. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(1), 015003.

Lepadatu, S. et al. (2017) Synthetic ferrimagnet nanowires with very low critical current density for coupled domain wall motion. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 1640. (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01748-7)

Li, Y., Gubbiotti, G., Casoli, F., Morley, S.A., Gonçalves, F.J.T., Rosamond, M.c., Linfield, E.H., Marrows, C.H., McVitie, S. and Stamps, R.L. (2017) Thickness dependence of spin wave excitations in an artificial square spin ice-like geometry. Journal of Applied Physics, 121(10), 103903. (doi:10.1063/1.4978315)

McGrouther, D., Lamb, R.J., Krajnak, M., McFadzean, S., McVitie, S. , Stamps, R.L. , Leonov, A.O., Bogdanov, A.N. and Togawa, Y. (2016) Internal structure of hexagonal skyrmion lattices in cubic helimagnets. New Journal of Physics, 18, 095004. (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/18/9/095004)

Leonov, A. O. et al. (2016) Chiral surface twists and skyrmion stability in nanolayers of cubic helimagnets. Physical Review Letters, 117(8), 087202. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.087202)

Krajnak, M., McGrouther, D., Maneuski, D., O'Shea, V. and McVitie, S. (2016) Pixelated detectors and improved efficiency for magnetic imaging in STEM differential phase contrast. Ultramicroscopy, 165, pp. 42-50. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2016.03.006)

Al-Afeef, A.', Cockshott, W. P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2016) Electron tomography image reconstruction using data-driven adaptive compressed sensing. SCANNING: The Journal of Scanning Microscopies, 38(3), pp. 251-276. (doi:10.1002/sca.21271) (PMID:26435074)

Parreira, P., Paterson, G. W., McVitie, S. and MacLaren, D. A. (2016) Stability, bistability and instability of amorphous ZrO2 resistive memory devices. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(9), 095111. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/49/9/095111)

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)

MacLaren, I., Wang, L., McGrouther, D., Craven, A. J., McVitie, S., Schierholz, R., Kovács, A., Barthel, J. and Dunin-Borkowski, R. E. (2015) On the origin of differential phase contrast at a locally charged and globally charge-compensated domain boundary in a polar-ordered material. Ultramicroscopy, 154, pp. 57-63. 25837677. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.03.016)

Ferguson, C.H., MacLaren, D.A. and McVitie, S. (2015) Metastable magnetic domain walls in cylindrical nanowires. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 381, pp. 457-462. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.01.027)

McVitie, S., McGrouther, D., McFadzean, S., MacLaren, D. A., O'Shea, K. J. and Benitez Romero, M. J. (2015) Aberration corrected Lorentz scanning transmission electron microscopy. Ultramicroscopy, 152, pp. 57-62. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.01.003) (PMID:25677688)

Benitez Romero, M. J., Basith, M., Lamb, R.J., McGrouther, D., McFadzean, S., MacLaren, D. , Hrabec, A., Marrows, C.H. and McVitie, S. (2015) Engineering magnetic domain-wall structure in Permalloy nanowires. Physical Review Applied, 3(3), 034008. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.3.034008)

Basith, M.A., McVitie, S., Strache, T., Fritzsche, M., Muecklich, A., Fassbender, J. and McCordy, J. (2015) Lorentz TEM imaging of stripe structures embedded in a soft magnetic matrix. Physical Review Applied, 4, 034012. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.4.034012)

Benitez Romero, M.J., Hrabec, A., Mihai, A.P., Moore, T.A., Burnell, G., McGrouther, D., Marrows, C.H. and McVitie, S. (2015) Magnetic microscopy and topological stability of homochiral Néel domain walls in a Pt/Co/AlOx trilayer. Nature Communications, 6, 8957. (doi:10.1038/ncomms9957) (PMID:26642936) (PMCID:PMC4686874)

McVitie, S., McGrouther, D. and Krajnak, M. (2015) High resolution quantitative Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 644(1), 012026. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/644/1/012026)

McGrouther, D., Benitez Romero, M. J., McFadzean, S. and McVitie, S. (2014) Development of aberration corrected differential phase contrast (DPC) STEM. JEOL News, 49(1),

Hrabec, A., Porter, N. A., Wells, A., Benitez Romero, M. J., Burnell, G., McVitie, S., McGrouther, D., Moore, T. A. and Marrows, C. H. (2014) Measuring and tailoring the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction in perpendicularly magnetized thin films. Physical Review B, 90(2), 020402(R). (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.90.020402)

AlAfeef, A., Cockshott, P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2014) Compressed sensing electron tomography using adaptive dictionaries: a simulation study. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 522(1), 012021. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/522/1/012021)

Parreira, P., McVitie, S. and MacLaren, D. (2014) Resistive switching in ZrO2 films: physical mechanism for filament formation and dissolution. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 522, 012045. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/522/1/012045)

Bellini, E., McVitie, S., MacLaren, D. , O'Shea, K., Chapman, J., Cao, J., Cardoso, S. and Freitas, F.F. (2013) Unexpected exchange bias behaviour in CoFeB ultrathin films for MTJ sensors investigated by Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46(30), p. 305001. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/46/30/305001)

Mihai, A., Whiteside, A., Canwell, E., Marrows, C., Benitez Romero, M. J., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S. and Moore, T. (2013) Effect of substrate temperature on the magnetic properties of epitaxial sputter-grown Co/Pt. Applied Physics Letters, 103, p. 262401. (doi:10.1063/1.4856395)

Stamps, R. L. and McVitie, S. (2013) Critical nanostructuring opportunities. Magnetics Technology International, pp. 94-97.

Ferreira, R., Cardoso, S., Freitas, P. P., Petrova, R. and McVitie, S. (2012) Influence of ion beam assisted deposition parameters on the growth of MgO and CoFeB. Journal of Applied Physics, 111(7), 07C117. (doi:10.1063/1.3678319)

Basith, M.A., McVitie, S., McGrouther, D. and Chapman, J.N. (2012) Reproducible domain wall pinning by linear non-topographic features in a ferromagnetic nanowire. Applied Physics Letters, 100(23), p. 232402. (doi:10.1063/1.4724210)

Beacham, R., MacRaighne, A., Maneuski, D., O'Shea, V., McGrouther, D. and McVitie, S. (2011) Medipix2/Timepix detector for time resolved Transmission Electron Microscopy. Journal of Instrumentation, 6, C12052. (doi:10.1088/1748-0221/6/12/C12052)

Ngo, D.-T. and McVitie, S. (2011) Visualization of vortex core polarity in NiFe nanodots by tilted Fresnel images. Ultramicroscopy, 111(8), pp. 1276-1285. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2011.04.002)

Basith, M., McVitie, S., McGrouther, D., Chapman, J.N. and Weaver, J. (2011) Direct comparison of domain wall behavior in permalloy nanowires patterned by electron beam lithography and focused ion beam milling. Journal of Applied Physics, 110(8), 083904. (doi:10.1063/1.3642966)

Ngo, D.-T., Hashimoto, A., McVitie, S., Saito, S., Chapman, J. and Takahashi, M. (2011) Nanoscale physical microstructure and micromagnetic behaviour of CoIr film with negative anisotropy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44(9), 095001. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/44/9/095001)

Ngo, D.-T., Hickey, M.C., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., Marrows, C.H., Chapman, J.N. and Awano, H. (2011) Formation of magnetic structure by domain wall confinement in nanoconstriction. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 47(10), pp. 2511-2514. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.2011.2156395)

Tran, T.Q.H., Ngo, D.-T., McVitie, S., Nguyen, H.N., Le, V.V., Ta, D.C. and Nguyen, N.L. (2011) Optical properties of Mn-doped ZnS semiconductor nanoclusters synthesized by a hydrothermal process. Optical Materials, 33(3), pp. 308-314. (doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2010.09.008)

Ngo, D.-T., Mahmud, M.S., Nguyen, H.-H., Duong, H.-G., Nguyen, Q.-H., McVitie, S. and Chau, N. (2010) Crystallisation progress in Si-rich ultra-soft nanocomposite alloy fabricated by melt spinning. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322(3), pp. 342-347. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2009.09.054)

Casey, M. and McVitie, S. (2010) The Impact of Low Attendance on the Success and Progression of Level 1 Physics Undergraduates: Analysis and Intervention. Frontiers of Physics Education (GIREP-EPEC Conference Proceedings, Leicester),

Hickey, M.C., Ngo, D.-T., Lepatadu, S., Atkinson, D., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S. and Marrows, C.H. (2010) Spin-transfer torque efficiency measured using a Permalloy nanobridge. Applied Physics Letters, 97(20), p. 202505. (doi:10.1063/1.3520144)

Petit, D. et al. (2010) Magnetic imaging of the pinning mechanism of asymmetric transverse domain walls in ferromagnetic nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 97(23), p. 233102. (doi:10.1063/1.3523351)

Casey, M.M. and McVitie, S. (2009) Academic performance and student engagement in level 1 physics undergraduates. European Journal of Physics, 30(5), pp. 1153-1161. (doi:10.1088/0143-0807/30/5/022)

Bogart, L., Atkinson, D., O'Shea, K., McGrouther, D. and McVitie, S. (2009) Dependence of domain wall pinning potential landscapes on domain wall chirality and pinning site geometry in planar nanowires. Physical Review B, 79(5), 054414. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.79.054414)

O'Shea, K.J., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Weaver, J.M.R. (2008) Direct observation of changes to domain wall structures in magnetic nanowires of varying width. Applied Physics Letters, 93(20), p. 202505. (doi:10.1063/1.3023048)

Kong, X., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Weaver, J.M.R., O'Donnell, D.O. and Johnston, A.B. (2008) Magnetization processes in single-layer and laminated CoFe films patterned into multiscale elements with write-head-like geometries. Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 013925. (doi:10.1063/1.2952068)

Kong, X., Krasa, D., Zhou, H. P., Williams, W., McVitie, S., Weaver, J. M. R. and Wilkinson, C. D. W. (2008) Very high resolution etching of magnetic nanostructures in organic gases. Microelectronic Engineering, 85(5-6), pp. 988-991. (doi:10.1016/j.mee.2007.12.006)

Bode, M., Pietzsch, O., Kubetzka, A., Wulfhekel, W., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (2008) Comment on "Three-Dimensional, Spin-Resolved Structure of Magnetic Vortex and Antivortex States in Patterned Co Films Using Scanning Ion Microscopy with Polarization Analysis". Physical Review Letters, 100(2), 029703. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.029703)

McVitie, S. and Ngo, D.T. (2008) Quantitative measurements of phase using the transport of intensity equation. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 126, 012041. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/126/1/012041)

Sandweg, C.W., Wiese, N., McGrouther, D., Hermsdoerfer, S.J., Schultheiss, H., Leven, B., McVitie, S., Hillebrands, B. and Chapman, J.N. (2008) Direct observation of domain wall structures in curved permalloy wires containing an antinotch. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(9), 093906. (doi:10.1063/1.2913318)

Wiese, N., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Capella-Kort, A. and Otto, F. (2007) On the scaling behaviour of cross-tie domain wall structures in patterned NiFe elements. Europhysics Letters, 80(5), p. 57003. (doi:10.1209/0295-5075/80/57003)

Craig, B.R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., O'Donnell, D.O. and Johnston, A.B. (2007) The effect of roughness on the micromagnetic properties of high moment multilayer films. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 40(13), p. 3991. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/40/13/012)

Craig, B.R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., ODonnell, D.O. and Johnston, A.B. (2007) Micromagnetic reversal behavior of multiscale permalloy elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 102(1), 013911. (doi:10.1063/1.2752151)

McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Gentils, A. (2007) Controlled domain wall injection into ferromagnetic nanowires from an optimized pad geometry. Applied Physics Letters, 91(2), 022506. (doi:10.1063/1.2753541)

Wang, Y.G., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., MacKenzie, M. and Chapman, J.N. (2006) Investigation of the origin of the decrease in exchange biasing in Ga+ ion irradiated CoFe/IrMn films. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(7), 073901. (doi:10.1063/1.2354591)

Craig, B.R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Johnson, A.B. and O'Donnell, D.O. (2006) Transmission electron microscopy study of CoFe films with high saturation magnetization. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(5), 053915. (doi:10.1063/1.2337783)

Brownlie, C., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2006) Lorentz microscopy studies of domain wall trap structures. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(3), 033902. (doi:10.1063/1.2227263)

Bance, S., Schrefl, T., Hrkac, G., Suess, D., Brownlie, C., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Allwood, D.A. (2006) Transitions between vortex and transverse walls in NiFe nano-structures. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42(10), pp. 2966-2968. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.2006.878393)

McVitie, S. and Cushley, M. (2006) Quantitative Fresnel Lorentz microscopy and the transport of intensity equation. Ultramicroscopy, 106(4-5), pp. 423-431. (doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2005.12.001)

O' Neill, R.W. and McVitie, S. (2006) Transmission electron microscopy characterisation of permalloy elements fabricated by focussed ion beam lithography. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 26, pp. 187-190. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/26/1/044)

Blomeier, S., McGrouther, D., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Weber, M.C., Hillebrands, B. and Fassbender, J. (2005) Structural analysis of ion irradiated polycrystalline NiFe/FeMn exchange bias systems. European Physical Journal B, 45(2), pp. 213-218. (doi:10.1140/epjb/e2005-00124-5)

Blomeier, S., McGrouther, D., ONeill, R., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Weber, M.C., Hillebrands, B. and Fassbender, J. (2005) Modification of the magnetic properties of exchange coupled NiFe/FeMn films by Ga+ ion irradiation. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 290(1), pp. 731-734. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.278)

McGrouther, D., Nicholson, W.A.P., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (2005) Focused ion beam irradiation of ferromagnetic thin films in the presence of an applied field. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 38(18), pp. 3348-3353. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/38/18/003)

Liu, X., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2004) Reversal mechanisms and metastable states in magnetic nanoelements. Journal of Applied Physics, 96(9), pp. 5173-5179. (doi:10.1063/1.1803102)

Liu, X.X., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2004) Introduction and control of metastable states in elliptical and rectangular magnetic nanoelements. Applied Physics Letters, 84(22), pp. 4406-4408. (doi:10.1063/1.1757647)

McVitie, S. and White, G.S. (2004) Imaging amperian currents by Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37(2), pp. 280-288. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/37/2/018)

Yi, G., Nicholson, W.A.P., Lim, C.K., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2004) A new design of specimen stage for in situ magnetising experiments in the transmission electron microscope. Ultramicroscopy, 99(1), pp. 65-72. (doi:10.1016/S0304-3991(03)00148-7)

Kirk, K.J., McVitie, S., Long, A.R. and Skuras, E. (2003) Magnetization of Co elements sensed by semiconductor transport magnetometry and transmission electron microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(10), 7906 -7908. (doi:10.1063/1.1557825)

Lim, C.K., Yi, G., Chapman, J.N., Nicholson, W.A.P., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2003) TEM studies of the switching characteristics of small permalloy elements as a function of field orientation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 36(24), 3099 -3102. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/36/24/001)

Scott, J., McVitie, S., Ferrier, R.P. and Gallagher, A. (2001) Electrostatic charging artefacts in Lorentz electron tomography of MFM tip stray fields. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 34(9), 1326 -1332. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/34/9/307)

McVitie, S., Ferrier, R.P., Scott, J., White, G.S. and Gallagher, A. (2001) Quantitative field measurements from magnetic force microscope tips and comparison with point and extended charge models. Journal of Applied Physics, 89(7), 3656 -3661. (doi:10.1063/1.1352031)

Aitchison, P.R., Chapman, J.N., Gehanno, V., Weir, I.S., Scheinfein, M.R., McVitie, S. and Marty, A. (2001) High resolution measurement and modelling of magnetic domain structures in epitaxial FePd (001) L1(0) films with perpendicular magnetisation. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 223(2), 138 -146. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(00)00524-2)

Kirk, K.J., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2001) Imaging magnetic domain structure in sub-500 nm thin film elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 89(11), 7174 -7176. (doi:10.1063/1.1355336)

Kirk, K.J., Scheinfein, M.R., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S., Gillies, M.F., Ward, B.R. and Tennant, J.G. (2001) Role of vortices in magnetization reversal of rectangular NiFe elements. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 34(2), 160 -166. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/34/2/303)

McVitie, S., White, G.S., Scott, J., Warin, P. and Chapman, J.N. (2001) Quantitative imaging of magnetic domain walls in thin films using Lorentz and magnetic force microscopies. Journal of Applied Physics, 90(10), 5220 -5227. (doi:10.1063/1.1412829)

Herrmann, M., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (2000) Investigation of the influence of edge structure on the micromagnetic behavior of small magnetic elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 87(6), 2994 -2999. (doi:10.1063/1.372289)

Kirk, K.J., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S., Aitchison, P.R. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (2000) Interactions and switching field distributions of nanoscale magnetic elements. Journal of Applied Physics, 87(9), 5105 -5107. (doi:10.1063/1.373263)

Marrows, C.H., Hickey, B.J., Herrmann, M., McVitie, S., Chapman, J.N., Ormston, M., Petford-Long, A.K., Hase, T.P.A. and Tanner, B.K. (2000) Damage caused to interlayer coupling of magnetic multilayers by residual gases. Physical Review B, 61(6), 4131 -4140. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.61.4131)

Kirk, K. J., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. , Aitchison, P.R. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (1999) Switching of nanoscale magnetic elements. Applied Physics Letters, 75(23), pp. 3683-3685. (doi:10.1063/1.125428)

McVitie, S. , Zhou, L. and Chapman, J.N. (1999) The effect of oblique incidence evaporation on the magnetic properties of thin film elements. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 32(21), pp. 2714-2720. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/32/21/302)

Heydon, G. P., Rainforth, W. M., Gibbs, M. R. J., Davies, H. A., McVitie, S., Ferrier, R. P., Scott, J., Tucker, J. W. and Bishop, J. E. L. (1999) Preparation and characterisation of a new amorphous tip coating for application in magnetic force microscopy. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 205(2-3), pp. 131-135. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(99)00475-8)

Scott, J., McVitie, S., Ferrier, R.P., Heydon, G.P., Rainforth, W.M., Gibbs, M.R.J., Tucker, J.W., Davies, H.A. and Bishop, J.E.L. (1999) Characterisation of FeBSiC coated MFM tips using Lorentz electron tomography and MFM. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 35(5), pp. 3986-3988. (doi:10.1109/20.800730)

Marrows, C.H., Hickey, B.J., Herrmann, M., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1999) Effects of gas damage on coupling and anisotropy in sputtered Co/Cu multilayers. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 198-99, pp. 408-411. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(98)01136-6)

Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P.R., Kirk, K.J., McVitie, S. , Kools, J.C.S. and Gillies, M.F. (1998) Direct observation of magnetization reversal processes in micron-sized elements of spin-valve material. Journal of Applied Physics, 83(10), pp. 5321-5325. (doi:10.1063/1.367358)

Ferrier, R.P., McVitie, S. , Gallagher, A. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1997) Characterisation of MFM tip fields by electron tomography. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 33(5), pp. 4062-4064. (doi:10.1109/20.619663)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1997) Reversal mechanisms in lithographically defined magnetic thin film elements imaged by scanning transmission electron microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 3(2), pp. 146-153.

McVitie, S. , Kirk, K.J. and Chapman, J.N. (1997) Lorentz microscopy studies of magnetic thin films with reduced dimensions. European Journal of Cell Biology, 74, p. 49.

King, J. G., Williams, W., Wilkinson, C.D.W., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1996) Magnetic properties of magnetite arrays produced by the method of electron beam lithography. Geophysical Research Letters, 23(20), pp. 2847-2850. (doi:10.1029/96GL01371)

Rührig, M., Khamsehpour, B., Kirk, K.J., Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P., McVitie, S. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (1996) The fabrication and magnetic properties of acicular magnetic nano-elements. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 32(5), pp. 4452-4457. (doi:10.1109/20.538897)

Valera, M.S., Tomlinson, S.L., Heydon, G.P., Farley, A.N., Hoon, S.R., Zhou, L., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1996) Magnetic force microscopy of soft magnetic materials. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 157-58, pp. 555-556. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(95)01064-5)

Rührig, M., Porthun, S., Lodder, J.C., McVitie, S. , Heyderman, L.J., Johnston, A.B. and Chapman, J.N. (1996) Electron beam fabrication and characterization of high-resolution magnetic force microscopy tips. Journal of Applied Physics, 79(6), pp. 2913-2919. (doi:10.1063/1.361287)

Valera, M.S., Farley, A.N., Hoon, S.R., Zhou, L., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1995) Imaging domains in Co/Pt multilayers by magnetic force microscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 67(17), pp. 2566-2568. (doi:10.1063/1.114434)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. N. (1995) Coherent Lorentz imaging of soft, thin-film magnetic materials. MRS Bulletin, 20(10), pp. 55-58.

McVitie, S. , Chapman, J.N., Zhou, L., Heyderman, L.J. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1995) In-situ magnetising experiments using coherent magnetic imaging in TEM. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 148(1-2), pp. 232-236. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(95)00219-7)

Zhou, L., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1995) Magnetic imaging of magnetic force microscope tips. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 148(1-2), pp. 237-238. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(95)00220-0)

Chapman, J.N., Johnston, A.B., Heyderman, L.J., McVitie, S. , Nicholson, W.A.P. and Bormans, B. (1994) Coherent magnetic imaging by TEM. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 30(6), pp. 4479-4484. (doi:10.1109/20.334125)

te Lintelo, J.G.T., Lodder, J.C., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1994) Magnetic stray fields of Co-Cr microstrips measured by Lorentz microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics, 75(6), pp. 3002-3007. (doi:10.1063/1.356166)

McVitie, S. and Ferrier, R. P. (1993) Stray field and Lorentz image calculation of a longitudinal recording medium. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 29(6), pp. 3718-3720. (doi:10.1109/20.281280)

Craven, A.J., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1993) Instrumentation, techniques, and applications of electron microscopy in the solid state physics group at Glasgow university. Microscopy Research and Technique, 24(4), pp. 316-332. (doi:10.1002/jemt.1070240405) (PMID:8513173)

McVitie, S. and Ferrier, R.P. (1992) Model stray field calculations of a longitudinal recording medium. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 104-07, pp. 963-964. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(92)90443-R)

Wong, H.Y., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Hefferman, S.J. (1992) The influence of evaporation rate on the domain structures of permalloy and cobalt small magnetic particles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 104-07, pp. 329-330. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(92)90819-A)

Zweck, J., Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Hoffmann, H. (1992) Reconstruction of induction distributions in thin films from DPC images. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 104-07, pp. 315-316. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(92)90813-4)

Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and Hefferman, S.J. (1991) Mapping induction distributions by transmission electron microscopy (invited). Journal of Applied Physics, 69(8), pp. 6078-6083. (doi:10.1063/1.347775)

Hefferman, S.J., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (1991) In-situ magnetising experiments on small regularly shaped permalloy particles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 95(1), pp. 76-84. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(91)90217-X)

White, J.R., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (1991) Multiple dark-field STEM: A new method for beam-sensitive polymers. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 29(1), pp. 31-38. (doi:10.1002/polb.1991.090290105)

Chapman, J.N., McFadyen, I.R. and McVitie, S. (1990) Modified differential phase contrast Lorentz microscopy for improved imaging of magnetic structures. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 26(5), pp. 1506-1511. (doi:10.1109/20.104427)

Hefferman, S.J., Chapman, J.N. and McVitie, S. (1990) In-situ magnetising experiments on small regular particles fabricated by electron beam lithography. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 83(1-3), pp. 223-224. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(90)90494-B)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1990) Measurement of domain wall widths in Permalloy using differential phase contrast imaging in stem. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 83(1-3), pp. 97-98. (doi:10.1016/0304-8853(90)90445-V)

McVitie, S. , Chapman, J.N., Hefferman, S.J. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1988) Effect of application of fields on the domain structure in small regularly shaped magnetic particles. Journal de Physique Colloques, 49(8), C8-1817. (doi:10.1051/jphyscol:19888830)

McVitie, S. and Chapman, J.N. (1988) Magnetic structure determination in small regularly shaped particle using transmission electron microscopy. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 24(2), pp. 1778-1780. (doi:10.1109/20.11599)

Chapman, J.N., McVitie, S. and McFadyen, I.R. (1987) Magnetic-structure determination by scanning-transmission electron-microscopy. Scanning Microscopy, 1, pp. 221-228.

Book Sections

Kirk, K., McVitie, S. and Chapman, J. (2001) Lorentz imaging of sub-micron patterned elements. In: Magnetic Storage Systems Beyond 2000. Series: Nato Science Series II, 41 (41). Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN 9781402001178

McVitie, S., Scott, J. and White, G.S. (2001) Comparison of experimental and simulated images of magnetic elements using Lorentz TEM and MFM. In: Aindow, M. and Kiely, C.J. (eds.) Electron Microscopy and Analysis 2001: Proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference, University of Dundee, 5-7 September 2001. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (168). Institute of Physics: Bristol, pp. 433-436. ISBN 9780750308120

Kirk, K.J., Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P., McVitie, S. , Khamsehpour, B., Ruhrig, M. and Wilkinson, C.D.W. (1997) Magnetisation reversal in cobalt and permalloy nano-elements. In: Hadjinpanayis, G.C. (ed.) Magnetic hysteresis in novel magnetic materials. Series: NATO ASI series. Series E, Applied sciences (338). Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht ; Boston, pp. 309-313. ISBN 9780792346043 (doi:10.1007/978-94-011-5478-9_29)

Lemerle, S., Ferre, J., Thiaville, A., Chapman, J.N., Aitchison, P., McVitie, S. , Chappert, C. and Kottler, V. (1997) Visualization of domain wall propagation in ultra-thin Co/Pt films using transmission electron microscopy. In: Hadjipanayis, G.C. (ed.) Magnetic hysteresis in novel magnetic materials. Series: NATO ASI series. Series E, Applied sciences (338). Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht ; Boston, pp. 537-542. ISBN 9780792346043 (doi:10.1007/978-94-011-5478-9_58)

McVitie, S. , Ferrier, R.P. and Nicholson, W.A.P. (1997) Absolute field strength determination of magnetic force microscope tip stray fields. In: Electron microscopy and analysis 1997 : proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group conference, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 2-5 September 1997. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (153). Institute of Physics Pub.: Bristol ; Philadelphia, pp. 201-204. ISBN 9780750304412

McVitie, S. (1995) In-situ quantitative imaging of magnetic materials. In: Cherns, D. (ed.) Electron microscopy and analysis 1995 : proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group conference, University of Birmingham, 12-15 September 1995. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (147). Institute of Physics Pub.: Bristol ; Philadelphia, pp. 305-308. ISBN 9780750303576

Chapman, J.N., Ferrier, R.P., Heyderman, L.J., McVitie, S. , Nicholson, W.A.P. and Bormans, B. (1993) Micromagnetics, microstructure and microscopy. In: Craven, A.J. (ed.) Electron microscopy and analysis 1993 : proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group conference, University of Liverpool, 14-17 September 1993. Series: Institute of Physics conference series (138). Institute of Physics Pub.: Bristol ; Philadelphia, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9780750303217

Conference or Workshop Item

Al-Afeef, A.', Cockshott, P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2015) Improved 3D electron tomography image reconstruction using sparse coding based adaptive dictionaries. AMAS XIII, the 13th biennial Australian Microbeam Analysis Symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 11-13 Feb 2015.

Conference Proceedings

Reyren, N. et al. (2017) Skyrmions in Magnetic Multilayers: Chirality, Electrical Detection and Current-induced Motion. In: Spintronics X, San Diego, CA, USA, 05-10 Aug 2017, p. 1035724. ISBN 9781510611719 (doi:10.1117/12.2275058)

Al-Afeef, A., Alekseev, A. , Hedley, G. J., Cockshott, W. P., MacLaren, I. and McVitie, S. (2015) Electron Tomography of Polymer Solar Cells Using Compressed Sensing. In: Physical Aspects of Polymer Science, Manchester, UK, 8-10 Sept 2015,

Leitao, D.C., Macedo, R.J., Silva, A.V., Hoang, D.Q., MacLaren, D. , McVitie, S., Cardoso, S. and Freitas, P.P. (2012) Optimization of exposure parameters for lift-off process of sub-100 features using a negative tone electron beam resist. In: 12th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, Birmingham, UK, 20-23 Aug 2012, pp. 1-6. (doi:10.1109/NANO.2012.6321945)

McVitie, S. (2004) Image interpretation in Lorentz transmission electron microscopy. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference, University of Oxford, 3-5 September 2003, pp. 43-48.

Ferrier, R.P. and McVitie, S. (1998) Comparative study of the magnetic fields from MFM tips. In: 14th International Congress on Electron Microscopy, Cancun, Mexico, 31 Aug - 04 Sept 1998, pp. 523-524. ISBN 9780750305655

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