Nanomagnetism and Oxids  Laboratory

Service de Physique de l'Etat Condensé

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The Nanomagnetism group with more than 20 persons, has activities on magnetism at small scales ranging from very fundamental studies to applied ones. Present topics include spin dynamics, spin electronics, transport properties at atomic scale, new materials, magnetic resonance force microscopy, magnetic sensors, magnetic imaging  and low field MRI..


Open Positions



Microfabrication engineer.



Post doctoral position in Low fied MRI



propositions de stage



October 2010

6 new internships proposals

6 nouveaux sujets de stage

Last publications



Light-induced size changes in BiFeO(3) crystals.
Kundys B, Viret M., Colson D, Kundys B,
Nat Mater, Vol9, (2010), p 803-p 805 détail


Multiferroicity and hydrogen-bond ordering in (C/sub 2/H/sub 5/NH/sub 3/)/sub 2/CuCl/sub 4/ featuring dominant ferromagnetic interactions
Kundys B, Lappas A, Viret M., Kapustianyk V, et al,
Physical Review B , Vol81, (2010), p 22443-p 22444 détail
Neutron diffraction study of the BiFeO3 spin cycloid at low temperature
Herrero-Albillos J, Catalan G, Rodriguez-Velamazan JA, Viret M., et al,
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER, Vol22, (2010), détail
Exchange coupling with the multiferroic compound BiFeO3 in antiferromagnetic multidomain films and single-domain crystals
Lebeugle D, Mougin A, Viret M., Colson D, et al,
PHYSICAL REVIEW B, Vol81, (2010), détail
Magnetoresistive Hybrid Sensors for Simultaneous Low-Field MRI and Biomagnetic Measurements
Sergeeva-Chollet N, Dyvorne Hadrien, Polovy Hedwige, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, et al,
Proceedings 17th Int Conf on Biomagnetism, Vol1, (2010), p 70-p 75 détail
Magnetoresistive-superconducting mixed sensors for biomagnetic applications
Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Fermon Claude, Dyvorne Hadrien, Jacquinot Jacques-Francois, et al,
JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS, Vol322, (2010), p 1647-p 1650 détail
Noise of MgO-based magnetic tunnel junctions
Polovy Hedwige, Guerrero Ruben, Scola Joseph, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, et al,
JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS, Vol322, (2010), p 1624-p 1627 détail
Unusual low-frequency noise in irradiated SrTiO3
Guerrero Ruben, Solignac A, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Apertet Y, et al,
PHYSICAL REVIEW B, Vol82, (2010), détail
N-14 NQR DETECTION OF EXPLOSIVES WITH HYBRID SENSORS
Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Fermon Claude, Dyvorne Hadrien, Cannies G, et al,
EXPLOSIVES DETECTiON USING MAGNETIC AND ..., Vol1, (2009), p 31-p 39 détail
GMR-based sensors for ultra-sensitive magnetometry
Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Fermon Claude, Polovy Hedwige, Dyvome H, et al,
IEEE SENSORS, Vol1, (2009), p 1778-p 1781 détail
Bistability of Vortex Core Dynamics in a Single Perpendicularly Magnetized Nanodisk
de Loubens G., Riegler A., Pigeau B., Lochner F., et al,
PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, Vol102, (2009), détail
Influence of the ligand shell on the surface orientation of Mn-12 single molecule magnets
Fonin M., Voss S., Herr S., de Loubens G., et al,
POLYHEDRON, Vol28, (2009), p 1977-p 1981 détail
Low frequency noise in arrays of magnetic tunnel junctions connected in series and parallel
Guerrero Ruben, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Fermon Claude, Cardoso Susanna, et al,
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, Vol105, (2009), détail
Toward a magnetoresistive chip cytometer: Integrated detection of magnetic beads flowing at cm/s velocities in microfluidic channels
Loureiro Joanna, Ferreira Ricardo, Cardoso Susanna, Freitas P. P., et al,
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, Vol95, (2009), détail
NMR With Superconducting-GMR Mixed Sensors
Dyvorne Hadrien, Fermon Claude, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Polovy Hedwige, et al,
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, Vol19, (2009), p 819-p 822 détail
High Critical Temperature Superconducting Wire Based Flux Transformers
Dyvorne Hadrien, Guerrero Ruben, Fermon Claude, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, et al,
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, Vol19, (2009), p 761-p 763 détail
Magnetoresistive Detection of Magnetic Beads Flowing at High Speed in Microfluidic Channels
Loureiro Joanna, Fermon Claude, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, Arrias Guillaume, et al,
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, Vol45, (2009), p 4873-p 4876 détail
Magnetic field microscopy of rock samples using a giant magnetoresistance-based scanning magnetometer
Hankard Fatim, Gattacceca Jerome, Fermon Claude, Pannetier-Lecoeur Myriam, et al,
GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, Vol10, (2009), détail
Spin-torque driven ferromagnetic resonance of Co/Ni synthetic layers in spin valves
Chen W., Beaujour J. -M. L., de Loubens G., Kent A. D., et al,
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, Vol92, (2008), détail
High frequency EPR on dilute solutions of the single molecule magnet Ni-4
de Loubens G., Kent A. D., Krymov V., Gerfen G. J., et al,
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, Vol103, (2008), détail

Recent Highlights


Light-induced size changes in BiFeO3 crystals,

B. Kundys, M. Viret, D. Colson and D. O. Kundys,

Nature Materials 9 (2010) 803.  More...



Vortex state controled by a RF pulse. A new kind of memory?

More...




Recent funded initiatives for the group


ANR jeune chercheur:

Coordinated by Grégoire de Loubens 2011-2014


European project CESAR : Cryogenic Electronics for Space Applications and Research

Coordinated by CEA-IRFU 2011-2014


ANR Diapason 2 : DIAgnostic de Pile à combustible Pour Applications automobiles et Stationnaires sans instrumentatiON 2 ème  phase link  2011-2014

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