Important NOTICE

- Indo Japan Workshop on "Magnetism at the Nanoscale" (Dec. 1st - 2nd, 2016)
 Prof. K. Takanashi (IMR, Tohoku Univ., JAPAN) and Subhankar Bedanta (NISER, INDIA), Flyer (Download)

 

2017.10.14

Imoni-Party 2017 @ Hirose River!

2017.10.7

Katahira-Matsuri, 2017! (10/7 - 8)

2017.9.20

T. Yamamoto: MSJ Presentation Award for Student 2017!

2017.9.14

The paper entitled "Current perpendicular-to-plane giant magnetoresistance devices using an L12 Ag3Mg spacer and Co2Fe0.4Mn0.6Si Heusler alloy electrodes: Spacer thickness and annealing temperature dependence" has been published in Physical Review Materials.

2017.7.22

Prof. W. Jiang (Tsinghua University, China) has joined our group as a visiting researcher.

2017.6.22

The paper entitled "Magnetic Anisotropy and Damping for Monolayer-Controlled Co | Ni Epitaxial Multilayer" has been published in Journal of the Physical Society of Japan.

2017.6.13

The paper entitled "Role of the Cr Buffer Layer in the Thickness-Dependent Ultrafast Magnetization Dynamics of Co2Fe0.4Mn0.6Si Heusler Alloy Thin Films" has been published in Physical Review Applied.

2017.5.15

T. Seki (Assoc. Prof. ): 16th Intelligent Cosmos Encouragement Prize!

2017.4.15

Cherry-blossom viewing @ Mikamine-park.

2017.4.1

New Fiscal year!

2017.3.31

Dr. W. Zhou was transferred to NIMS. T. Tashiro and T. Yamamoto (DC3) got their Ph. D degree. Y. Ina, S. Kikushima, and H. Suzuki (MC2) graduated.

2017.3.24

Farewell Party @ Ichiban-cho!!!

2017.3.6

The paper entitled "Dual-spacer nanojunctions exhibiting large current-perpendicular-to-plane giant magnetoresistance for ultrahigh density magnetic recording" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2017.2.23

The paper entitled "Resonant magnetization switching conditions of an exchange-coupled bilayer under spin wave excitation" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2016.12.28

Year-End Party 2016 @ Togatta Hot-Spring!

2016.12.8

The paper entitled "Vortex-dynamics-mediated low-field magnetization switching in an exchange-coupled system" has been published in Physical Review B (Rapid communication).

2016.12.1-2

"Indo-Japan Workshop on Magnetism at the Nanoscale" @ Tohoku University, JAPAN

2016.11.24

N. Kikuchi (M1): Poster Award, KINKEN autumn meeting 2016!

2016.11.1

W. Zhou (Post-doc.): Best Poster Award,61st Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials @ New Orleans!

2016.10.29

Imoni-Party 2016 @ Hirose River!

2016.9.16

The paper entitled "Vortex spin-torque oscillator using Co2FexMn1−xSi Heusler alloys" has been published in Physical Review B.

2016.9.7

T. Seki (Assoc. Prof. ): MSJ Outstanding Research Award 2016!

2016.9.1

Newcomer! K. Ito (Assist. Prof.).

2016.8.26

The paper entitled "Magnetoresistance effect in Fe20Ni80/graphene/Fe20Ni80 vertical spin valves" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2016.8.8

Party before summer holidays!

2016.7.21

Beer Party @ IMR !!!

2016.6.8

The paper entitled "Enhanced current-perpendicular-to-plane giant magnetoresistance effect in half-metallic NiMnSb based nanojunctions with multiple Ag spacers" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2016.5.30

Special Seminar by Prof. P. Grunberg (Nobel Prize in Physics laureate, Specially Invited Professor of Tohoku Univ.).

2016.4.16

Cherry-blossom viewing @ Mikamine-park.

2016.4.11

The paper entitled "Magnetic vortex in epitaxially-grown Co2(Fe,Mn)Si alloy" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2016.4.1

Newcomers!
N. Kikuchi, T. Hong (MC1) and M. Tsuda (Secretary).
R. Kobayashi (Sasaki-Lab.) joins our gorup as an intern of MD program.

2016.3.31

Dr. H. Yako was transferred to Tohoku-gakuin University. W. Zhou (DC3) got his Ph. D degree. J. Shimada (MC2) graduated. Ms. Y. Kurashima resigned.

2016.3.22

Farewell Party @ Ichiban-cho!!!

2016.3.19

T. Kubota (Assis. Prof. ): JSAP Young Scientist Presentation Award!

2016.2.1

The paper entitled "Temperature dependence of enhanced spin relaxation time in metallic nanoparticles: Experiment and theory" has been published in Physical Review B.

2015.12.25

Year-End Party 2015 @ Togatta Hot-Spring!

2015.12.17

The paper entitled "Fully epitaxial C1b-type NiMnSb half-Heusler alloy films for currentperpendicular-to-plane giant magnetoresistance devices with a Ag spacer" has been published in Scientific Reports.

2015.10.31

Imoni-Party 2015 @ Hirose River!

2015.10.17

The paper entitled "Superferromagnetism in dipolarly coupled L10 FePt nanodots with perpendicular magnetization" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2015.10.10

Katahira-Matsuri, 2015! (10/10 - 11)

2015.9.15

T. Yamamoto (D2): English Presentation Award, JSAP 2015!

2015.9.9

M. Mizuguchi (Assoc. Prof. ): MSJ Outstanding Research Award 2015!

2015.8.31

The paper entitled "Observation of inverse spin Hall effect in ferromagnetic FePt alloys using spin Seebeck effect" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2015.8.29

Celebration for the 15th Anniversary of Takanashi Lab.

2015.8.7

Party before summer holidays!

2015.7.9

The paper entitled "Size dependence of Peltier cooling in ferromagnet / Au nanopillars" has been published in Applied Physics Express.

2015.6.25

Beer Garden @ Aoba-dori Avenue !!!

2015.6.25

The paper entitled "Material dependence of anomalous Nernst effect in perpendicularly magnetized ordered-alloy thin films" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2015.5.27

The paper entitled "Current perpendicular to film plane type giant magnetoresistance effect using a Ag–Mg spacer and Co2Fe0.4Mn0.6Si Heusler alloy electrodes" has been published in Applied Physics Express.

2015.4.18

Cherry-blossom viewing @ Mikamine-park.

2015.4.1

Newcomers!
Z. Wen (Post-doc.), Y. Ina, S. Kikushima, H. Suzuki (MC1) and Y. Kikuchi (Secretary)

2015.3.31

M. Inoue, A. Shioda and H. Narisawa (MC2) graduated, and T. Tsuchiya (MC2) will go on to the Doctoral course. Ms. J. Narita resigned.

2015.3.25

Farewell Party @ Kokubun-cho!!!

2015.3.6

The paper entitled "Zero-field spin torque oscillation in Co2(Fe, Mn)Si with a point contact geometry" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2015.1.9-12

"Indo-Japan Workshop on Magnetism at Nanoscale" @ Bhubaneswar, INDIA, supported by INDIA-JAPAN COOPERATIVE SCIENCE PROGRAMME.

2014.12.26

Year-End Party 2014 @ Shiroishi!

2014.12.19

Jiont Seminar of Takanashi-Lab., Ando-Lab, Sakuma-Lab., Nitta-Lab., and Shirai-Lab.

2014.11.14, 2014.11.18

Special Lectrure by Prof. P. Grunberg (Nobel Prize in Physics laureate). Title: "The discovery of interlayer exchange coupling and  giant magnetoresistance".

2014.11.12

Welcome Party for Prof. P. Grunberg and Prof. T. Baczewski !!!

2014.10.4

Imoni-Party 2014 @ Hirose River!

2014.9.12

HARFIR the 2nd Workshop @ IMR

2014.9.5

The paper entitled "High power all-metal spin torque oscillator using full Heusler Co2(Fe,Mn)Si" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2014.8.8

Party before summer holidays!

2014.7.17

Beer Party @ IMR !!!

2014.6.30

Prof. S. Bedanta (NISER, India), Prof. A. Jander (Oregon, USA), and Prof. P. Dhagat (Oregon, USA) have joined our group as visiting researchers.

2014.6.25

The paper entitled "Voltage-induced coercivity change in FePt/MgO stacks with different FePt thicknesses"has been selected for "Highlights of 2013" collection, which is free to read until the end of December 2014.

2014.5.6

Prof. Takanashi: Award, 2013 IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer @ Intermag 2014!

2014.4.19

Cherry-blossom viewing @ Mikamine-park.

2014.4.4

Newcomers!
J. Shimada (MC1) and Y. Kurashima (Secretary)

2014.4.1

Prof. Takanashi has become Director of IMR.

2014.3.31

Dr. S. Bosu was transferred to NIMS @ Tsukuba, Japan.Dr. T. Kojima was transferred to IMRAM, Tohoku Univ. T. Kamada, and K. Hotta (MC2) graduated, and T. Tashiro, and T. Yamamoto (MC2) will go on to the Doctoral course. Ms. J. Narita resigned.

2014.3.24

Farewell Party @ Ichiban-cho!!!

2014.2.14

The paper entitled "Fe–Ni composition dependence of magnetic anisotropy in artificially fabricated L10-ordered FeNi films "has been selected for inclusion in IOPselect, which becomes free for 365 days.

2013.12.27

Year-End Party 2013 @ Togatta Hot-Spring!

2013.12.12

The paper entitled "Magnetization damping of an L10-FeNi thin film with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy" has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2013.11.28

T. Tashiro (M2): Poster Award, KINKEN autumn meeting 2013!

2013.10.12

Katahira-Matsuri 2013!

2013.10.5

Imoni-Party @ Hirose River!

2013.10.1

Newcomers!
J. Kim (DC1) and M. Sun (Postgraduate)

2013.8.12

Party before summer holidays!

2013.7.23

T. Tashiro (M2): Poster Award, ISAMMA 2013!

2013.7.23

T. Kojima (Post-doc.): Special Prize, The 27th Award for High Technology Pioneering Originality!

2013.6.27

Party for M2 students having job offers!

2013.5.31

M. Mizuguchi (Assoc. Prof. ): The 34th Honda Memorial Young Researcher Award!

2013.5.25

T. Kojima (Post-doc.): The 32th Annual Conference of The Surface Science Society of JapanPresentation Award for Student!

2013.5.20

M. Mizuguchi (Assoc. Prof. ): 12th Intelligent Cosmos Encouragement Prize!

2013.4.20

Cherry-blossom viewing @ Mikamine-park.

2013.4.16

The paper entitled "Spin Wave-Assisted Reduction in Switching Field of Highly Coercive Iron-Platinum Magnets" has been published in Nature Communications.

2013.4.1

Newcomers!
T. Kubota (Assist. Prof.), H. Yako (Post-doc.), W. Zhou (DC1), M. Inoue, A. Shioda, T. Tsuchiya, and H. Narisawa (MC1).

2013.3.31

Assist. Prof. Y. Sakuraba was transferred to NIMS @ Tsukuba, Japan.
Dr. Y. Obi retired, and M. ueda, M. Ogiwara, Y. Kikuchi and K. Hasegawa (MC2) graduated.

2013.3.27

M. Ueda (MC2): JSAP Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award!
Title "Systematic investigation of MR properties in CPP-GMR devices using Co2FexMn1-xSi electrodes"

2013.3.22

M. Ueda (MC2): 2012 Award form the Dean of School of Engineering, Tohoku University!

2013.3.15

Farewell Party @ Kokubun-cho!!!

2013.3.11

Y. Sakuraba (Assist. Prof.): 23rd Award from TOKIN-Foundation!

2013.3.1

The paper entitled "Anomalous Nernst effect in L10-FePt/MnGa thermopiles for new thermoelectric applications" has been published in Applied Physics Express.

2013.1.1

Prof. Takanashi became IEEE 2013 Distinguished lecturer.

2012.10.4

T. Kojima (DC3), M. Mizuguchi (Assoc. Prof.), and K. Takanashi (Prof.): The MSJ 2012 Paper Award
Title "Artificial Fabrication and Order Parameter Estimation of L10-ordered FeNi Thin Film Grown on a AuNi Buffer Layer"

2012.10.3

Y. Sakuraba (Assist. Prof.): AUMS Young Researcher Award 2012!
Title "Innovative works on half-metallic Heusler compounds-based magnetic tunnel junctions and giant magnetoresistive devices."