Microwave Magnetics and Nanomagnetism Group


"Nanometer-thick yttrium iron garnet films with extremely low damping"
Houchen Chang, Peng Li, Wei Zhang, Tao Liu, Axel Hoffmann, Longjiang Deng, and Mingzhong Wu, IEEE Magn. Lett. 5, 6700104 (2014).


"Formation of bright solitons from wave packets with repulsive nonlinearity"
Zihui Wang, Mikhail Cherkasskii, Boris A. Kalinikos, Lincoln D. Carr, and Mingzhong Wu, New J. Phys. 16, 053048 (2014).


“Damping in free layers of tunnel magneto-resistance readers”
Lei Lu, Zihui Wang, Griffin Mead, Christian Kaiser, Qunwen Leng, and Mingzhong Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 012405 (2014).


“High thermal stability and low Gilbert damping constant of CoFeB/MgO bilayer with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy by Al capping and rapid thermal annealing”
Ding-Shuo Wang, Shu-Yu Lai, Tzu-Ying Lin, Cheng-Wei Chien, David Ellsworth, Liang-Wei Wang, Jung-Wei Liao, Lei Lu, Yung-Hung Wang, Mingzhong Wu, and Chih-Huang Lai, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 142402 (2014).


“Complex solitary wave dynamics, pattern formation and chaos in the gain–loss nonlinear Schrödinger equation”
Justin Q. Anderson, Rachel A. Ryan, Mingzhong Wu, and Lincoln Carr, New J. Phys. 16, 023025 (2014).


"Ferromagnetic resonance of sputtered yttrium iron garnet nanometer films"
Tao Liu, Houchen Chang, Vincent Vlaminck, Yiyan Sun, Michael Kabatek, Axel Hoffmann, Longjiang Deng, and Mingzhong Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 115, 17A501 (2014).


Recent Advances in Magnetic Insulators – From Spintronics to Microwave Applications
Mingzhong Wu and Axel Hoffmann,Solid State Physics Vol. 64, Academic Press, Burlington, 2013, 432 pages


"Yttrium iron garnet nano films: epitaxial growth, spin-pumping efficiency, and Pt-capping-caused damping"
Yiyan Sun and Mingzhong Wu, Solid State Physics Vol. 64, Edited by Mingzhong Wu and Axel Hoffmann (Academic Press, Burlington, 2013), pp. 157-191.


"Control of Spin Waves in a Thin Film Ferromagnetic Insulator through Interfacial Spin Scattering"
Zihui Wang, Yiyan Sun, Mingzhong Wu, Vasil Tiberkevich, and Andrei Slavin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 212505 (2011)


"Chaotic Spin-Wave Solitons in Magnetic Film Feedback Rings"
Zihui Wang, Aaron Hagerstrom, Justin Q. Anderson, Wei Tong, Mingzhong Wu, Lincoln D. Carr, Richard Eykholt, and Boris A. Kalinikos, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 114102 (2011)


"Spin Pumping at the Magnetic Insulator (YIG)/Normal Metal (Au) Interfaces"
B. Heinrich, C. Burrowes, E. Montoya, B. Kardasz, E. Girt, Young-Yeal Song, Yiyan Sun, and Mingzhong Wu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 066604 (2011)


"Planar millimeter wave band-stop filters based on the excitation of confined magnetostatic waves in barium hexagonal ferrite thin film strips"
Lei Lu, Young-Yeal Song, Joshua Bevivino, and Mingzhong Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 146602 (2011)


"Tuning of chaotic surface spin waves in a magnetic-film feedback ring via the ring gain"
Aaron M. Hagerstrom, Mingzhong Wu, Richard Eykholt, and Boris A. Kalinikos, Phys. Rev. B. 83, 104402 (2011)


"Self-biased planar millimeter wave notch filters based on magnetostatic wave excitation in barium hexagonal ferrite thin films"
Young-Yeal Song, Yiyan Sun, Lei Lu, Joshua Bevivino, and Mingzhong Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 173502 (2010)


"Electric-field control of ferromagnetic resonance in monolithic BaFe12O19-Ba0.5Sr0.5TiO3 heterostructures"
Jaydip Das, Young-Yeal Song, and Mingzhong Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 043911 (2010)


"Electrically and magnetically tunable phase shifters based on a barium strontium titanate-yttrium iron garnet layered structure"
J. H. Leach, H. Liu, V. Avrutin, E. Rowe, Ë. Özgür, H. MorkoÇ, Y.-Y. Song, and M. Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 064106 (2010)


"Millimeter wave phase shifter based on ferromagnetic resonance in a hexagonal barium ferrite thin film"
Zihui Wang, Young-Yeal Song, Yiyan Sun, Joshua Bevivino, Mingzhong Wu, V. Veerakumar, Timothy J. Fal, and Robert E. Camley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 072509 (2010)


"Electric Tuning of Ferromagnetic Resonances in Hexagonal-Barium-Ferrite/Barium-Strontium-Titanate Heterostructures"
Young-Yeal Song, Jaydip Das, Pavol Krivosik, Hyung-Kee Seo, and Mingzhong Wu, IEEE Mag. Lett. 1, 2500204 (2010)


"Competition between pumping and damping in microwave-assisted magnetization reversal in magnetic films"
Zihui Wang, Ke Sun, Wei Tong, Mingzhong Wu, Ming Liu, and Nian X. Sun, Phys. Rev. B. 81, 064402 (2010)


"Formation of random dark envelope solitons from incoherent waves"
Wei Tong, Mingzhong Wu, Lincoln D. Carr, and Boris A. Kalinikos, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 037207 (2010)


"Millimeter wave notch filters based on ferromagnetic resonance in hexagonal barium ferrites"
Young-Yeal Song, César L. Ordóñez Romero, and Mingzhong Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 0142506 (2009)


"Observation of microwave-assisted magnetization reversal in Fe65Co35 thin films through ferromagnetic resonance measurements"
Corneliu Nistor, Ke Sun, Zihui Wang, Mingzhong Wu, Christoph Mathieu, and Matthew Hadley, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 012504 (2009)


"Excitation of chaotic spin waves through modulational instability"
Mingzhong Wu, Aaron M. Hagerstrom, Richard Eykholt, Alexander Kondrashov, and Boris A. Kalinikos, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 237203 (2009)


"Excitation of chaotic spin waves in magnetic film feedback rings through three-wave nonlinear interactions"
Aaron M. Hagerstrom, Wei Tong, Mingzhong Wu, Boris A. Kalinikos, and Richard Eykholt, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 207202 (2009)


"Chirped-microwave assisted magnetization reversal"
Zihui Wang and Mingzhong Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 093903 (2009)


"Recent advances in processing and applications of microwave ferrites"
Vincent G. Harris, Anton Geiler, Yajie Chen, Soack Dae Yoon, Mingzhong Wu, Aria Yang, Zhaohui Chen, Peng He, Patanjali V. Parimi, Xu Zuo, Carl E. Patton, Manasori Abe, Olivier Acher, and Carmine Vittoria, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 321, 2035 (2009)


"Coupled Modulational Instability of Copropagating Spin Waves in Magnetic Thin Films"
M. Wu and B. Kalinikos, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 027206 (2008)


"Spin wave propagation in spatially non-uniform magnetic fields"
Kevin R. Smith, Michael J. Kabatek, Pavol Krivosik, and Mingzhong Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 104, 043911 (2008)


"Mesopiezoresistive Effects In Double-Barrier Resonant Tunneling Structures"
L. Xu, X. Yang, C. Xue, J. Xiong, M. Wu, and H. Hochheimer, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92 043508 (2008)


"Pressure and temperature tuning of the valence band offset in cubic superlattices: The effects of piezoelectric fields"
T. Wen, L. Xu, J. Xiong, W. Zhang, M. Wu, and H. Hochheimer, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 113703 (2007)


"Cloning and trapping of magnetostatic spin-wave pulses by parametric pumping"
K. Smith, V. Vasyuchka, M. Wu, G. Melkov, and C. Patton, Phys. Rev. B 76, 054412 (2007)


"Single electron effects and Bloch oscillations in high-Tc superconductive tunneling junctions"
G. Alvarez, X. Wang, S. Dou, and M.Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 101, 09G114 (2007)