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Research Themes

The TFM group has a long history and great expertise in the investigation of ultrathin films and micro-/nanometre-scale magnetic structures. A detailed description of individual projects can be found by following the links below.

Spin Transport



Thin Film Magnetism Fundamentals


Magnetic mesostructures

Quantum transport in Cu nanowires

Spin engineering in magnetic nanostructures

Spin polarisation

Utilising spin polarimetry we study spin polarisation and transmission effects in ultrathin magnetic films and nanostructures.

Spin transport


Surface chemistry and biological functionalisation

Surface magnetism in graphite

Thin Film Magnetism Fundamentals

Thin film magnetization reversal dynamics

Investigations of the dynamic magnetization reversal process in continuous films and micrometre-sized epitaxial structures (Fe/GaAs) using in- and ex situ magneto-optic Kerr effect measurements in the temperature range 77 - 300 K.