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Institute Quantum Phenomena in Novel Materials

Magnetic nanomaterials

In the field of magnetic nanomaterials our research activities focus on systems related to potential applications in spintronics and magnetoelectrics. Simultaneously, we work on the development and fundamental aspects of the methods and the instrumentation which we use in the soft x-ray range. These activities mainly involve experiments at beamline UE46-PGM1 at BESSY II.

In the following we present a few examples of research carried out within the last few years.

For a full list of publications of our institute click here.

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X‐ray absorption near‐edge structure (XANES) and X‐ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) for bare magnetite nanoparticles (upper panel) and silica capped magnetite nanoparticles (lower panel) at various temperatures

Highlight 2015

EELS maps from an area of the LNO/GTO/LAO heterostructure. © 2016 Macmillan Publishers Limited.