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Patterning Spin-Wave reconfIgurable Nanodevices for loGics and computing.

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Project "SWING" data sheet

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Organization address
city: MILANO
postcode: 20133

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 Coordinator Country Italy [IT]
 Project website
 Total cost 244˙269 €
 EC max contribution 244˙269 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2015
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-GF
 Starting year 2016
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2016-11-01   to  2019-10-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    POLITECNICO DI MILANO IT (MILANO) coordinator 244˙269.00
2    THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK US (New York) partner 0.00


 Project objective

Spin-waves, i.e. propagating perturbations in the spin arrangement of magnetic materials, are envisioned to revolutionize the way information is carried and processed due to their multiplexing capability and absence of Joule losses. By bringing together the complementary expertise of “CUNY Advanced Science Research Center” (USA) and “Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi)” (Italy), the ‘SWING’ project addresses two major issues of current nanoscale magnonics: the efficient guidance of spin-waves in nanostructured materials and the study of spin-waves at the nanoscale. At CUNY, “Thermally assisted magnetic scanning probe lithography” (tam-SPL), recently conceived and demonstrated by the applicant, will be further developed and employed for nanopatterning magnonic devices in magnetic multilayers grown at PoliMi. In such devices, spin-waves will be efficiently guided and manipulated by defining reconfigurable topological features, such as magnetic domain walls, in continuous films, avoiding any detrimental scattering due to the physical interfaces created by conventional lithography. Furthermore, a novel, versatile tool for the nanoscale study of magnons will be realized, by combining Nitrogen-Vacancy magnetometry and scanning probe microscopy. Advanced magnetic characterization via optical methods, experiments at Brookhaven Synchrotron and access to the cutting-edge CUNY NanoFab facility will be pivotal complements in view of the research objectives. During the incoming phase, the acquired expertise and technologies developed at CUNY will be transferred to PoliMi, aiming to realize fully reconfigurable nanoscale magnonic logic devices. ‘SWING’ project aims to push magnonics forward, by means of an interdisciplinary approach which combines the excellent competence of the host organizations in magnetism, nanoscience, photonics and entrepreneurship. The candidate will acquire key comprehensive skills towards becoming an independent scientific and technological leader in Europe.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Xiaorui Zheng, Annalisa Calò, Edoardo Albisetti, Xiangyu Liu, Abdullah Sanad M. Alharbi, Ghidewon Arefe, Xiaochi Liu, Martin Spieser, Won Jong Yoo, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Carmela Aruta, Alberto Ciarrocchi, Andras Kis, Brian S. Lee, Michal Lipson, James Hone, Davood Shahrjerdi, Elisa Riedo
Patterning metal contacts on monolayer MoS2 with vanishing Schottky barriers using thermal nanolithography
published pages: 17-25, ISSN: 2520-1131, DOI: 10.1038/s41928-018-0191-0
Nature Electronics 2/1 2020-03-20
2018 Edoardo Albisetti, Annalisa Calò, Martin Spieser, Armin W. Knoll, Elisa Riedo, Daniela Petti
Stabilization and control of topological magnetic solitons via magnetic nanopatterning of exchange bias systems
published pages: 162401, ISSN: 0003-6951, DOI: 10.1063/1.5047222
Applied Physics Letters 113/16 2020-03-20
2018 Edoardo Albisetti, Daniela Petti, Giacomo Sala, Raffaele Silvani, Silvia Tacchi, Simone Finizio, Sebastian Wintz, Annalisa Calò, Xiaorui Zheng, Jörg Raabe, Elisa Riedo, Riccardo Bertacco
Nanoscale spin-wave circuits based on engineered reconfigurable spin-textures
published pages: , ISSN: 2399-3650, DOI: 10.1038/s42005-018-0056-x
Communications Physics 1/1 2020-03-20
2017 E. Albisetti, D. Petti, M. Madami, S. Tacchi, P. Vavassori, E. Riedo, R. Bertacco
Nanopatterning spin-textures: A route to reconfigurable magnonics
published pages: 55601, ISSN: 2158-3226, DOI: 10.1063/1.4973387
AIP Advances 7/5 2020-03-20

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