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Complete List of Publications

Year 2009

  • "Spin polarization in half metals probed by femtosecond spin excitation” G. Mueller, J. Walowski, M. Djordjevic, G.X. Miao, A. Gupta, A.V. Ramos, K. Gehrke, V. Moshnyaga, K. Samwer, J. Schmalhorst, A. Thomas, G. Reiss, J.S. Moodera, M. Munzenberg, Nature Mater. 8, 56 (2009).
  • Magnetoresistance in Double Spin Filter Tunnel Junctions with Nonmagnetic Electrodes and its Unconventional Bias Dependence”, G-X. Miao, M. Müller, and J. S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 076601 (2009).
  • Observation of the Triplet Excitonic State in EuS Coated Single Wall Nanotubes", A. Mohite, T. S. Santos, J. S. Moodera and B. Alpanaar, Nature Nanotech. (to be published 2009).

Year 2008

  • “Spin injection into ferromagnetic Co2MnAl by optical absorption in GaAs”,: Isber, S; Park, YJ; Moodera, JS and D. Heiman, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 07D713 (2008).
  • Relationship between tunnel magnetoresistance and magnetic layer structure in EuO-based tunnel junctions investigated using polarized neutron reflectivity”,  Watson, SM; Santos, TS; Borchers, JA and J. S. Moodera, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 07A719 (2008).
  • “Low frequency noise in Co/Al2O3<Si>/Py magnetic tunnel junctions”, R. Guerrero, F. G. Aliev, R. Villar, T. Santos, and J. Moodera, Phys. Stat. Sol. (a), 1– 3 (2008).
  • “Controlled synthesis and characterization of Ag2S films with varied microstructures and its role as asymmetric barrier layer in tri-layer junctions with dissimilar electrodes", I. C. Lekshmi, G. P. Berera, Y. Afsar, G. X. Miao, T. Nagahama, T. Santos, J. S. Moodera, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 093719 (2008).
  • Large spin diffusion length in an amorphous organic semiconductor”, J.H. Shim, K.V. Raman, Y.J. Park, T.S. Santos, G.X. Miao, B. Satpaty and J. S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 226603 (2008).
  • “Disturbance of Tunneling Coherence by Oxygen Vacancy in Epitaxial Fe/MgO/Fe Magnetic Tunnel Junctions”, G. X. Miao, Y. J. Park, J. S. Moodera, M. Seibt, G. Eilers, M. Münzenberg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 246803 (2008).
  • Half-metallicity in europium oxide conductively matched with silicon”, R. Panguluri, T. S. Santos, E. Negusse, J. Dvorak, Y. Idzerda, J. S. Moodera, B. Nadgorny, Phys. Rev. B 78, 125307 (2008).
  • “Determining Exchange Splitting in a Magnetic Semiconductor by Spin-Filter Tunneling”, T. S. Santos, J. S. Moodera, K.V. Raman, E. Negusse,  J. Holroyd,  J. Dvorak, M. Liberati,  Y. U. Idzerda,  and E. Arenholz, Phys. Rev. Lett., 101, 147201 (3 Oct 2008).
  • Infinite Magnetoresistance from the Spin Dependent Proximity Effect in Symmetry Driven bcc-Fe/V/Fe Heteroepitaxial Superconducting Spin Valves” Guo-Xing Miao, Ana V. Ramos, and Jagadeesh S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett., 101,  137001 (2008).
  • "Epitaxial growth of MgO and Fe/MgO/Fe magnetic tunnel junctions on (100)-Si by molecular beam epitaxy”, G. X. Miao, J. Y. Chang, M. J. van Veenhuizen, K. Thiel, M. Seibt, G. Eilers, M. Münzenberg, and J. S. Moodera, Appl. Phys. Lett 93, 142511 (2008).
  • Influence of oxidation on the spin-filtering properties of CoFe2O4 and the resultant spin polarization” A.V. Ramos, T.S. Santos, G.X. Miao, M.-J. Guittet, J. –B. Moussey and J. S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. B. 78, 180402(R)  (2008).

Year 2007

  •  “Room temperature tunnel magnetoresistance and spin polarized tunneling studies with organic semiconductor barrier”, T. S. Santos, J. S. Lee, P. Migdal, I. C. Lekshmi, B. Satpati, and J. S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 016601(2007) .
  • “Enhanced magneto-transport at high bias in quasi-magnetic tunnel junctions with EuS spin-filter barriers” Taro Nagahama, Tiffany S. Santos and Jagadeesh S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, 016602 (2007).
  • “Enhanced magneto-transport  “Influence of Spin-Polarized Current on Superconductivity and the Realization of Large Magnetoresistance”, G.-X Miao, K. S Yoon, T. S. Santos, and J. S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett., 98,  267001 (2007) .
  • “All MgB2 tunnel junctions with Al2O3 or MgO tunnel barriers”, H. J. Shim, K. S. Yoon, J. S. Moodera and J. P. Hong, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 212509 (2007).
  • “The phenomena of spin filter tunneling”, J. S. Moodera, T. S. Santos and T. Nagahama, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 18 (2007) 1–24 – A review

Year 2006

  • “Carrier-controlled ferromagnetism in transparent oxide semiconductors”, J. Philip, A. Punnoose, B. I. Kim, K. M. Reddy, S. Layne, J. O. Holmes, B. Satpati,   P. R. LeClair, T. S. Santos and J. S. Moodera, Nature Mater. v 5, 298-304 (2006).
  • “Shot noise in magnetic tunnel junctions: Evidence for sequential tunneling”, R. Guerrero, F.G. Aliev, Y. Tserkovnyak, T.S. Santos, J.S. Moodera, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 266602 (2006). 
  • Magnetic Tunnel Junctions with Magnesium Oxide Barriers”, T. Nagahama and J. S. Moodera, J. Magnetics vol. 11, 170-181 (31 Dec 2006) – A review
  • "Effect of electrode and EuO thickness on EuO-electrode interface in tunneling spin filter", E. Negusse, J. Holroyd, M. Liberati, J. Dvorak, Y. Idzerda, T. Santos, J. S. Moodera and E. Arenholz,. J. Appl. Phys., 99, 08E507 (2006).
  • Intrinsic and non-local Gilbert damping parameter in all optical pump-probe experiments”, Marija Djordjevic, G. Eilers, A. Parge, M. Münzenberg, J. S. Moodera, J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08F308 (2006).
  • “Magnesium diboride superconductor thin film tunnel junctions for superconductive electronics”, T. H. Kim and J. S. Moodera, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 113904 (2006).

Year 2005

  •  “Effect of Ion Irradiation on the Characteristics of Magnetic Tunnel Junctions”, T. Banerjee, T. Som, D. Kanjilal, and J.S. Moodera, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys., 32, 115 (2005).
  •  “Co-existence of ferromagnetism and superconductivity in a 3d ferromagnet”, P. LeClair, J.S. Moodera, J. Philip, and D. Heiman,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 037006 (2005).
  •  “Evidence of positive spin-polarization in Co with SrTiO3 barriers”, A. Thomas, J. S. Moodera and B. Satpaty, J. Appl. Phys. 97, 10C908-1 (2005).
  • "Extraction of Roughness Parameters from Specular X-ray Resonant Scattering", E. Negusse, Y.U. Idzerda, T. S. Santos, and J. S. Moodera, J. Appl. Phys., (2005)

Book Chapters

  • “Spin Filter Tunneling”, Jagadeesh S. Moodera and Tiffany S. Santos and Ana V. Ramos, Book chapter in ‘Epitaxial Ferromagnetic Films and Spintronic Applications’ Edited by A. Hirohata and Y. Otani, World Scientific Publishers (2007) .
  • “Spin polarized electron tunneling”, P. LeClair, J. S. Moodera and H. J. M. Swagten -  A chapter for the serial book on “Ultrathin Magnetic Structures” Eds. B. Heinrich and J.A.C. Bland, Published in 2005.


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