Fukami Laboratory, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University

News

2021/11/29
Our paper "Memristive control of mutual spin Hall nano-oscillator synchronization for neuromorphic computing" by M. Zahedinejad, H. Fulara, R. Khymyn, A. Houshang, M. Dvornik, S. Fukami, S. Kanai, H. Ohno and J. Åkerman was published in Nature Materials.

Press release is here.
2021/11/18
The online session of the 1st Online RIEC International Workshop on Spintronics was held. We had more than 400 registrants from more than 30 countries/regions. We are grateful to all the panelists, invited speakers, and registrants who actively joined the discussion.
You can watch the recorded video of the live session and invited talks on the on-demand cite at least until the end of March, 2022. Anyone who registered can access the on-demand page.
2021/11/05
It is our pleasure to announce the 1st Online RIEC International Workshop on Spintronics. The workshop consists of a live session to be held on November 18 and twelve on-demand invited talks. Once you register from the website of the workshop, you will receive a confirmation e-mail, which contains the information to access the on-demand contents and live session. 
The panelists of the live session include the following researchers.
   Pietro Gambardella (ETH Zürich)
   Tomáš Jungwirth (Czech Academy of Sciences)
   Mathias Kläui (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
   Kyung-Jin Lee (KAIST)
   Chi-Feng Pai (National Taiwan University)
   Shunsuke Fukami (Tohoku University)
We hope for your active participation.
2021/11/04

K. Kobayashi (M1) is awarded the Best Poster Award in The 5th Symposium for The Core Research Clusters for Materials Science and Spintronics for his presentation entitled "Physical mechanism governing sigmoid curves of superparamagnetic tunnel junctions", and K. Kishi (M1) is awarded the Poster Award for his presentation entitled "Effect of spin-orbit torque on non-collinear antiferromagnet Mn3Sn".
Congratulations!

2021/10/19

Y. Yamane (Assistant Professor) is awarded the Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan for his research entitled "Theoretical study on electric response of noncollinear antiferromagnets".

2021/09/30

Our paper "Sigmoidal curves of stochastic magnetic tunnel junctions with perpendicular easy axis," by K. Kobayashi, W. A. Borders, S. Kanai, K. Hayakawa, H. Ohno, and S. Fukami, was published in Applied Physics Letters.

2021/07/21

Prof. Fukami's talk entitled "Electrical Manipulation of Non-Collinear Antiferromagnet" given at the On-line SPICE-SPIN+X Seminar held on July 21  was posted on YouTube.

2021/07/16

Prof. Fukami's talk entitled "Nanosecond relaxation time in stochastic magnetic tunnel junction – theory and experiment" given at the online workshop held on June 19 organized by Petaspin/IEEE Magnetics Society - Italy chapter was posted on YouTube.

2021/07/08

Our paper "Unconventional Hall effect and its variation with Co-doping in van der Waals Fe3GeTe2" by R. Roy Chowdhury, S. DuttaGupta, C. Patra, O. A. Tretiakov, S. Sharma, S. Fukami, H. Ohno & R. P. Singh was published in Scientific Reports.

2021/06/30

Our paper "Spin-transport Mediated Single-shot All-optical Magnetization Switching of Metallic Films" by S. Iihama, Q. Remy, J. Igarashi, G. Malinowski, M. Hehn, and S. Mangin was published in Journal of the Physical Society of Japan.

2021/06/29

Our paper "Influence of domain wall anisotropy on the current-induced hysteresis loop shift for quantification of the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction" by T. Dohi, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Physical Review B.

2021/06/14

Our paper "Correlation of anomalous Hall effect with structural parameters and magnetic ordering in Mn3+xSn1−x thin films" by J.-Y. Yoon, Y. Takeuchi, S. DuttaGupta, Y. Yamane, S. Kanai, J. Ieda, H. Ohno, and S. Fukami was published in AIP Advances.

2021/05/19

Our paper "Electrically connected spin-torque oscillators array for 2.4 GHz WiFi band transmission and energy harvesting" by R. Sharma, R. Mishra, T. Ngo, Y.-X. Guo, S. Fukami, H. Sato, H. Ohno and H. Yang was published in Nature Communications.

Press release: "Wireless and Battery-free Spintronic Energy Harvester"

2021/05/13

Our paper "Chiral-spin rotation of non-collinear antiferromagnet by spin–orbit torque" by Y. Takeuchi, Y. Yamane, J.-Y. Yoon, R. Itoh, B. Jinnai, S. Kanai, J. Ieda, S. Fukami and H. Ohno  was published in Nature Materials.

Press release: "A New Spintronic Phenomenon: Chiral-spin Rotation Found in Non-collinear Antiferromagnet"

2021/05/10

A roadmap article "Roadmap of spin-orbit torques" by Q. Shao, P. Li, L. Liu, H. Yang, S. Fukami et al. was published in the Early Access area of the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics.

2021/06/25 Formal version of this paper was published. Link to the paper.

2021/04/30

Our paper "Double-Free-Layer Magnetic Tunnel Junctions for Probabilistic Bits" by K. Y. Camsari, M. M. Torunbalci, W. A. Borders, H. Ohno, and S. Fukami was published in Physical Review Applied. This paper is selected to Editor's Suggestion.

In addition, a synopsis "Maximizing Volatility in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions" is published in Physics Magazine of the American Physical Society.

2021/04/26

A review paper "Quantum guidelines for solid-state spin defects" by G. Wolfowicz, F. J. Heremans, C. P. Anderson, S. Kanai, H. Seo, A. Gali, G. Galli, & D. D. Awschalom, was published in Nature Reviews Materials.

Press release: "A New Guideline for the Solid-state Spin Qubit"

2021/04/01

Uchimura kun, Kanno kun, and Chiba kun joined us as master course students.
Online kick-off meeting was held on April 2. 

 

2021/03/25

Igarashi kun (Doctor), Borders kun (Doctor), Okuda kun (Master), Takamatsu kun (Master), Zoysa kun (Master), K. Kishi kun (Bachelor), and Kobayashi kun (Bachelor) received their degree. Congratulations!

2021/03/25

Junta Igarashi (D3) is awarded the President's Award. Congratulations!

2021/03/23

K. Kobayashi (B4) is awarded the Outstanding Student Award of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Tohoku. Congratulations!

2021/03/23

J. Igarashi (D3) is awarded the Best Poster Award in The 4th International Symposium for The Core Research Cluster for Spintronics for his presentation entitled "Ultra-Small Shape-Anisotropy Magnetic Tunnel Junctions: Physics and Device Engineering".
Congratulations!

2021/03/23

W. A. Borders (D3) is awarded the Graduate School of Engineering Award. Congratulations!

2021/03/19

Our papers "Nanosecond Random Telegraph Noise in In-Plane Magnetic Tunnel Junctions" by K. Hayakawa, S. Kanai, T. Funatsu, J. Igarashi, B. Jinnai, W. A. Borders, H. Ohno, and S. Fukami and "Theory of relaxation time of stochastic nanomagnets" by S. Kanai, K. Hayakawa, H. Ohno, and S. Fukami are jointly published in Physical Review Letters and Physical Review B, respectively.
These papers are selected to Editor's Suggestion.

Press release: "Demonstrating the World's Fastest Spintronics p-bit"

2021/03/11

Our paper "Magnetization processes and magnetic domain structures in Ta/CoFeB/MgO stacks" by A. K. Dhiman, T. Dohi, W. Dobrogowski, Z. Kurant, I. Sveklo, S. Fukami, H. Ohno, A. Maziewski was published in Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials.

2021/03/05

Our paper "Intrinsic and extrinsic tunability of Rashba spin-orbit coupled emergent inductors" by J. Ieda and Y. Yamane was published in Physical Review B as a Letter.
This paper is selected to Editor's Suggestion

2021/03/03

Our paper "Field-free and sub-ns magnetization switching of magnetic tunnel junctions by combining spin-transfer torque and spin–orbit torque" by C. Zhang, Y. Takeuchi, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters.

This paper is selected to Editor's Pick

2021/02/24

Our paper "Coherent magnetization reversal of a cylindrical nanomagnet in shape-anisotropy magnetic tunnel junctions" by B. Jinnai, J. Igarashi, K. Watanabe, E. C. I. Enobio, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters.
This paper is selected to Editor's Pick

(2021/3/30; Erratum on this paper was published. In the original article, “sin” and “cos” were mistakenly swapped. The analysis was made by the correct form and the conclusions of the paper are not affected by this erratum.)

2021/01/08

Our paper "Temperature dependence of the energy barrier in X/1X nm shape-anisotropy magnetic tunnel junctions" by J. Igarashi, B. Jinnai, V. Desbuis, S. Mangin, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters.

2020/12/09

Our paper "Dual-Port SOT-MRAM Achieving 90-MHz Read and 60-MHz Write Operations Under Field-Assistance-Free Condition" by M. Natsui, A. Tamakoshi, H. Honjo, T. Watanabe, T. Nasuno, C. Zhang, T. Tanigawa, H. Inoue, M. Niwa, T. Yoshiduka, Y. Noguchi, M. Yasuhira, Y. Ma, H. Shen, S. Fukami, H. Sato, S. Ikeda, H. Ohno, T. Endoh, and T. Hanyu was published in an Early Access area of IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.

2020/12/08

We will present "High-Performance Shape-Anisotropy Magnetic Tunnel Junctions down to 2.3 nm" (by B. Jinnai, J. Igarashi, K. Watanabe, T. Funatsu, H. Sato, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno) in the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM2020) on December 12-18.

Press release: "The World's Smallest High-performance Magnetic Tunnel Junction

2020/11/23

Our paper "Engineering Single-Shot All-Optical Switching of Ferromagnetic Materials" by J. Igarashi, Q. Remy, S. Iihama, G. Malinowski, M. Hehn, J. Gorchon, J. Hohlfeld, S. Fukami, H. Ohno, and S. Mangin was published in Nano Letters.

2020/11/17

Our paper "Probing edge condition of nanoscale CoFeB/MgO magnetic tunnel junctions by spin-wave resonance" by M. Shinozaki, T. Dohi, J. Igarashi, J. Llandro, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters.

2020/11/13

J. Igarashi (D3) was awarded the Young Scientist Presentation Award in the JSAP Autumn Meeting. The title of the presentation was "Energy barrier of X/1X-nm shape-anisotropy magnetic tunnel junctions at high temperature". Congratulations!

2020/11/11

Our paper "Spin-orbit torque switching of an antiferromagnetic metallic heterostructure" by Samik DuttaGupta, A. Kurenkov, Oleg A. Tretiakov, G. Krishnaswamy, G. Sala, V. Krizakova, F. Maccherozzi, S. S. Dhesi, P. Gambardella, S. Fukami & H. Ohno  was published in Nature Communications.

Press release: "Antiferromagnetic Material's Giant Stride Towards Application". 

2020/11/05

J. Igarashi (D3) was awarded the Best English Presentation Award in the JSAP Autumn Meeting. The title of the presentation was "Energy barrier of X/1X-nm shape-anisotropy magnetic tunnel junctions at high temperature". Congratulations!

2020/10/20

Our paper "Multidomain Memristive Switching of Pt38Mn62/[Co/Ni]n Multilayers" by G. K. Krishnaswamy, A. Kurenkov, G. Sala, M. Baumgartner, V. Krizakova, C. Nistor, F. Maccherozzi, S. S. Dhesi, S. Fukami, H. Ohno, and P. Gambardella was published in Physical Review Applied.

2020/10/16

Our paper "Energy Efficient Control of Ultrafast Spin Current to Induce Single Femtosecond Pulse Switching of a Ferromagnet" by Q. Remy, J. Igarashi, S. Iihama, G. Malinowski, M. Hehn, J. Gorchon, J. Hohlfeld, S. Fukami, H. Ohno, and S. Mangin was published in Advanced Science.

Press release is here.

2020/09/24

Prof. Ohno (Advisor) gave an online seminar entitled "Spintronics Nanodevice - How small can we make it and what else can we use it for -" at the On-line SPICE-SPIN+X Seminars. The video is available on YouTube.

2020/09/21

Our paper "All-optical probe of magnetization precession modulated by spin–orbit torque" by K. Ishibashi, S. Iihama, Y. Takeuchi, K. Furuya, S. Kanai, S. Fukami, and S. Mizukami was published in Applied Physics Letters. This paper is selected to a Featured Article.

2020/08/19

Our paper "Antiferromagnetic spintronics" by S. Fukami, V. O. Lorenz, and O. Gomonay was published in Journal of Applied Physics.
This paper is a Guest Editorial for the Special Topic "Antiferromagnetic Spintronics" in the Journal of Applied Physics, to which Prof. Fukami had served as a Guest Editor. 

2020/08/11

Our paper "Giant voltage-controlled modulation of spin Hall nano-oscillator damping" by H. Fulara, M. Zahedinejad, R. Khymyn, M. Dvornik, S. Fukami, S. Kanai, H. Ohno and J. Åkerman was published in Nature Communications.

Press release is here.

2020/07/09

Our paper "Composition dependence of spin−orbit torque in Pt1−xMnx/CoFeB heterostructures" by K. V. De Zoysa, S. DuttaGupta, R. Itoh, Y. Takeuchi, H. Ohno, and S. Fukami was published in Applied Physics Letters. This paper is selected to Editor's Pick.

2020/07/01

Our invited paper "Neuromorphic computing with antiferromagnetic spintronics" by A. Kurenkov, S. Fukami, H. Ohno. was published in Journal of Applied Physics.

2020/06/24

Our paper "Current distribution in metallic multilayers from resistance measurements" by O. Stejskal, A. Thiaville, J. Hamrle, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Physical Review B.

2020/04/20

Our review paper "Scaling magnetic tunnel junction down to single-digit nanometers — Challenges and prospects" by B. Jinnai, K. Watanabe, S. Fukami, H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters. This paper is selected to a Featured Article.

2020/04/06

Our paper "Visualizing Magnetic Structure in 3D Nanoscale Ni–Fe Gyroid Networks" by J. Llandro, S. Fukami, H. Ohno et al. was published in Nano Letters.

Press release is here.

2020/04/01

N. Abe-kun(M1) has joined us! 

Welcome to our laboratory!

2020/03/26

Degree award ceremony was held. Takeuchi kun (D), Dohi kun (D), Koga kun (M), Funatsu kun (M), Furuya kun (M), Miyasaka kun (M), Takechi kun (B), and Hayakawa kun (B), congratulations! We hope for your success in new place.

2020/03/25

T. Dohi (D3) has received the Graduate School of Engineering Award. Congratulations!

2020/03/02

A review paper "Neuromorphic spintronics" by J. Grollier, D. Querlioz, K. Y. Camsari, K. Everschor-Sitte, S. Fukami & M. D. Stiles was published in Nature Electronics.

2020/02/11

Dr. Samik DuttaGupta, an Assistant Professor of CSIS, is awarded the Best Poter Award in  held in Sendai International Center. Congratulations!

2020/02/01

Dr. Yuta Yamane, an Assistant Professor of the Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences, joined us.

2019/12/17

Dr. Aleksandr Kurenkov was awarded the Grand Prize of 2018-19 Photo Contest of Tohoku University. Congratulations!
Link to University website

2019/12/11

Our paper "Stack structure and temperature dependence of spin-orbit torques in heterostructures with antiferromagnetic PtMn" by R. Itoh, Y. Takeuchi, S. DuttaGupta, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters.

2019/12/09

We will report a result of SOT-MRAM at IEDM2019 held in San Francisco, USA. This research has been conducted under a collaboration with the Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems, Tohoku University.
Press release is here

2019/12/06

We hold the 17th RIEC International Workshop on Spintronics and the 10th JSPS Core-to-Core Workshop, consisting of 28 invited talks/lectures and 35 poster presentations. We had 125 participants from 14 countries.


The 18th RIEC International Workshop on Spintronics is tentatively scheduled in November, 2020. We look forward to seeing you then!  

2019/12/01

Commentary article entitled "スピン軌道トルク素子の脳型情報処理応用" written by Assoc. Prof. S. Fukami was published in "まぐね".

2019/11/14

Our paper "Formation and current-induced motion of synthetic antiferromagnetic skyrmion bubbles" by T. Dohi, S. DuttaGupta, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Nature Communications and was selected to the Editor's Highlight.

Press release for this paper is here.

2019/10/25

Our co-authored paper "Giant perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in Ir/Co/Pt multilayers" by Y.-C. Lau, Z. Chi, T. Taniguchi, M. Kawaguchi, G. Shibata, N. Kawamura, M. Suzuki, S. Fukami, A. Fujimori, H. Ohno, and M. Hayashi has been published in Physical Review Materials.

2019/10/01

Our paper "Write-error rate of nanoscale magnetic tunnel junctions in the precessional regime," by T. Saino, S. Kanai, M. Shinozaki, B. Jinnai, H. Sato, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Applied Physics Letters.

2019/09/20

W. A. Borders (D2) received the Outstanding Paper Award and T. Dohi (D3) received the  Young Scientist Presentation Award in a ceremony held in the 80th JSAP Autumn Meeting 2019 in Hokkaido University

 

2019/09/19

Our paper "Integer factorization using stochastic magnetic tunnel junctions" by W. A. Borders, A. Z. Pervaiz, S. Fukami, K. Y. Camsari, H. Ohno & S. Datta was published in Nature.

Press release for this paper is here.

2019/07/23

Our paper "Spin-Pumping-Free Determination of Spin-Orbit Torque Efficiency from Spin-Torque Ferromagnetic Resonance" by A. Okada, Y. Takeuchi., K. Furuya, C. Zhang, H. Sato, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno was published in Physical Review Applied.

2019/07/13

We held welcome party for Valentin.

2019/07/10

W. A. Borders (D2), S. Fukami (Assoc. Prof.), and H. Ohno (Adviser) received the Japanese Society of Applied Physics, Outstanding Paper Award for their paper "Analogue spin–orbit torque device for artificial-neural-network-based associative memory operation" published in Applied Physics Express in 2017.

2019/06/18

Mr. Valentin Desbuis, an internship student from School of Mines Nancy, joined us.

2019/06/15

T. Dohi (D3) has started a four-month overseas study at Argonnne National Laboratory under the Graduate Program in Spintronics (GP-Spin), Tohoku University.

2019/05/20

Professor Hideo Ohno received ISCS Welker Award for his "seminal contributions to the materials science, physics of ferromagnetic III-V semiconductors and spintronics."
Link to the website of University

2019/05/15

T. Dohi (D3) is awarded the Young Scientist Presentation Award of the Japanese Society of Applied Physics for his talk entitled "Ferromagnetic layer thickness dependent domain wall chirality and sign of effective Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya field in W/(Co)FeB/MgO systems."

2019/04/16

Our paper "Artificial Neuron and Synapse Realized in an Antiferromagnet/Ferromagnet Heterostructure Using Dynamics of Spin–Orbit Torque Switching" by A. Kurenkov, S. DuttaGupta, C. Zhang, S. Fukami, Y. Horio, and H. Ohno has been published in Advanced Materials.
Press release for this paper is here.

2019/04/10

We held cherry‐blossom viewing (Hanami) party with members from Ohtsuka Lab. & Ikeda Lab.

2019/04/01

T. Kishi-kun(M1), M. Takamatsu-kun(M1), Yoon-kun(M1) have joined us! 

Welcome to our laboratory!

2019/03/28

Assoc. Prof. S. Fukami is awarded the "Gold Prize of the Tanaka Kikinzoku Memorial Foundation"

2019/03/27

Today, Degree award ceremony was held.

Watanabe kun(D3), Itoh kun(M2), Saino kun(M2), Takahashi kun(M2), Wang kun(M2), conguratulations for getting your degrees!

We hope for your success in new place!

2019/03/26

K. Watanabe (D3) has received the Graduate School of Engineering Award.

2019/03/01

Today, We held a party for graduation of members of M2 and D3 students in Fukami (Associate) laboratory.

2019/02/18

Dr. Aleksandr Kurenkov is awarded "The Best Poter Award" in The 2nd Symposium for World Leading Research Centers held in Sendai International Center.

 

2019/02/17

J. Igarashi (D1) has started a three-month placement at Lorraine University within the Graduate Program in Spintronics (GP-Spin), Tohoku University.

2019/02/12

We went to Inawashiro Ski and enjoyed skiing/snowboarding.

2019/02/07

We held a party for final thesis of B4 and M2 and D3 students with Ikeda lab.

2019/01/31

Our paper "Reversal of domain wall chirality with ferromagnet thickness in W/(Co)FeB/MgO systems" by T. Dohi, S. DuttaGuputa, Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2019/01/17

C. Zhang(Assistant Prof.), T. Dohi(D2), J. Igarashi(D2), M. Shinozaki(D1), K. Furuya(M1) attended "2019 MMM-intermag Joint Conference".

2019/01/11

Our paper "Spin-orbit torque-induced switching of in-plane magnetized elliptic nanodot arrays with various easy-axis directions measured by differential planar Hall resistance" by Y. Takahashi, Y. Takeuchi, C. Zhang, B. Jinnai, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2019/01/09

We held our annual workshop, "16th RIEC Internatinal Workshop on Spintronics", in the nano-spin building.

There were 116 participants, (33 of them were from overseas) and densely discussed "the newest spintronics".

2018/12/14

Our paper "Temperature-dependent properties of CoFeB/MgO thin films: Experiments versus simulations" by H. Sato, P. Chureemart, F. Matsukura, R. W. Chantrell, H. Ohno, and R. F. L. Evans has been published in Physical Review B.

2018/12/13

We held a year-end party with the member of Ohtsuka Lab. and Ikeda Lab.

2018/11/22

We held wrap up party for EKIDEN & K. Watanebe's predefense.

2018/11/20

Our paper "Scalability and wide temperature range operation of spin-orbit torque switching devices using Co/Pt multilayer nanowires" by B. Jinnnai, H. Sato, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published in Applied Physics Letters .
 

 

2018/11/15

Our paper "Angle dependent magnetoresistance in heterostructures with antiferromagnetic and non-magnetic metals" by S. DuttaGupta, R. Itoh, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published in Applied Physics Letters, and selected as "Featured Article".
In addition, AIP publishing has separately published a science highlight (Scilight) that deals with this article. 

 

2018/11/10

EKIDEN relay race was held.

We finished at  14th position... but did our best!

Thank you very very much for our Teacher(Professor), students who participated in EKIDEN.

 

2018/10/30

We held Colloqium camp with Ohtsuka Lab. 

 

2018/10/23

We held "Imoni" party. It was great and well done.

2018/10/22

Our paper "An effect of capping-layer material on interfacial anisotropy and thermal stability factor of MgO/CoFeB/Ta/CoFeB/MgO/capping-layer structure" by M. Bersweiler, E. C. I. Enobio, S. Fukami, H. Sato, and H. Ohno has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2018/10/15

Y. Takeuchi (D2) has started a three-month placement at Technical University of Munich within the Graduate Program in Spintronics (GP-Spin), Tohoku University.

2018/10/10

Z. Wang(M2), T. Koga(M1), T. Funatsu(M1), K. Furuya(M1), K. Miyasaka(M1) attended "The 37th Electronic Materials Symposium".

2018/10/09

Our paper "Spintronic synapse for artificial neural network" by S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published in Japanese Journal of Applied Physics.

2018/10/04
Commentary article written by Assoc. Prof. S. Fukami was published in "まぐね"
2018/09/21

We celebrated R. Okuda(B4), Z. K. Vihanga(B4), K. Furuya(B4) finishing the end of master cource exam.

2018/09/10

Our paper "Characterization of spin–orbit torque-controlled synapse device for artificial neural network applications" by W. A. Borders, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published in Japanese Journal of Applied Physics.

2018/08/23

Assoc. Prof. S. Fukami is Awarded "The Magnetics Society of Japan Outstanding Research Award."

2018/08/03

J. Igarashi has come back from 2-month internship in Lorraine university.

2018/07/20

S. DuttaGupta(Assistant Prof.), A. Kurenkov(Post-Doc.),  K. Watanabe(D3), Y. Takeuchi(D2), R. Itoh(M2), Y. Takahashi(M2) attended ICM2018 SanFrancisco and K. Watanabe got a "Best Poster Award".

2018/07/05

We celebrated R. Itoh(M2), Y. Takahashi(M2), T. Saino(M2), C. Wang(M2) getting a job and K. Watanabe(D2) coming home from a study abroad in France.

2018/07/03

K. Watanabe has come back from 6-month internship in Spintec.

2018/06/19

Our paper "Evidence for Ferromagnetic Clusters in the Colossal-Magnetoresistance Material EuB6" by M. Pohlit, S. Rößler, Y. Ohno, H. Ohno, S. Molnár, Z. Fisk, J. Müller, and S. Wirth has been published in Physical Review Letters.

2018/05/31

J. Igarashi (D1) has started a three-month placement at Lorraine University within the Graduate Program in Spintronics (GP-Spin), Tohoku University.

2018/05/15

Our paper "Non-linear variation of domain period under electric field in demagnetized CoFeB/MgO stacks with perpendicular easy axis" by N. Ichikawa, T. Dohi, A. Okada, H. Sato, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published on Applied Physics Letters, and selected as "Featured Article."

2018/05/10

Our paper "Spin-orbit torques in high-resistivity-W/CoFeB/MgO" by Y. Takeuchi, C. Zhang, A. Okada, H. Sato, S. Fukami, and H. Ohno has been published on Applied Physics Letters.

2018/05/02

Assoc. Prof. S. Fukami is Awarded "AUMS Young Researchers Award."

2018/04/23

Our paper "Electric-field effect on the easy cone angle of the easy-cone state in CoFeB/MgO investigated by ferromagnetic resonance" by A. Okada, S. Kanai, S. Fukami, H. Sato, and H. Ohno has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2018/04/01

New Laboratory; Spintronics Group, Information Devices Division, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University is established.