Publication 2017

Publication 2017

The articles written in black are original papers, those indicated in grey are conference proceedings.The articles written in green are review papers or book chapters.

Magnetic Materials:

  • Magnetization reversal of exchange-coupled and exchange-decoupled Nd-Fe-B magnets observed by magneto-optical Kerr effect microscopy
    M. Soderžnik, H. Sepehri-Amin, T.T. Sasaki, T. Ohkubo, Y. Takada, T. Sato, Y. Kaneko, A. Kato, T. Schrefl, K. Hono, Acta Mater. 135, 68–76 (2017).

  • Structural origin of hysteresis for hexagonal (Mn,Fe)2(P,Si) magneto-caloric compound
    Xue-Fei Miao, Hossein Sepehri-Amin, Kazuhiro Hono, Scripta Mater. 138, 96–99 (2017).

  • Intrinsic hard magnetic properties of Sm(Fe1 − xCox)12 compound with the ThMn12 structure
    Y. Hirayama, Y.K. Takahashi, S. Hirosawa, K. Hono, Scripta Mater. 138, 62–65 (2017).

  • Pt surface segregation in L10-FePt nano-grains
    H. Sepehri-Amin, H. Iwama, G. Hrkac, K.T. Butler, T. Shima, K. Hono, Scripta Mater. 135, 88-91 (2017).

  • Correlation of microchemistry of cell boundary phase and interface structure to the coercivity of Sm(Co0.784Fe0.100Cu0.088Zr0.028)7.19 sintered magnets
    H. Sepehri-Amin, J. Thielsch, J. Fischbacher, T. Ohkubo, T. Schrefl, O. Gutfleisch, K. Hono, Acta Mater. 126, 1-10 (2017).

  • Microstructure and in-plane component of L10-FePt films deposited on MgO and MgAl2O4 substrates
    H. Sepehri-Amin, H. Iwama, T. Ohkubo, T. Shima, K. Hono, Scripta Mater. 130, 247-251 (2017).

  • Microstructure and magnetic properties of grain boundary modified recycled Nd-Fe-B sintered magnets
    H. Sepehri-Amin, T. Ohkubo, M. Zakotnik, D. Prosperi, P. Afiuny, C.O. Tudor, K. Hono, J. Alloys Comp. 694, 175-184 (2017).

  • ネオジム焼結磁石の微細組織—粒界相および界面組織
    佐々木泰祐、大久保忠勝、宝野和博, J. Japan Inst. Met. Mater. 81, 2-10 (2017).


  • Improved (001)-texture of FePt-C for heat-assisted magnetic recording media by insertion of Cr buffer layer
    T. Shiroyama, J. Wang, A. Felicia, Y.K. Takahashi, K. Hono, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 432, 129-134 (2017).

  • Coercivity enhancement of hot-deformed Nd-Fe-B magnets by the eutectic grain boundary diffusion process using Nd62Dy20Al18 alloy
    Lihua Liu, H. Sepehri-Amin, T. Ohkubo, M. Yano, A. Kato, N. Sakuma, T. Shoji, K. Hono, Scripta Mater. 129, 44-47 (2017).

  • Coercivities of hot-deformed magnets processed from amorphous and nanocrystalline precursors
    Xin Tang, H. Sepehri-Amin, T. Ohkubo, K. Hioki, A. Hattori, K. Hono, Acta Mater. 123, 1-10 (2017).
  • Spintronic Materials:

  • Annealing effect on current-driven domain wall motion in Pt/[Co/Ni] wire
    Masaki Furuta, Yang Liu, Hossein Sepehri-Amin, Kazuhiro Hono, and Jian-Gang (Jimmy) Zhu, J. Appl. Phys. 122, 113901 (2017).

  • Voltage controlled interfacial magnetism through platinum orbits
    Shinji Miwa, Motohiro Suzuki, Masahito Tsujikawa, Kensho Matsuda, Takayuki Nozaki, Kazuhito Tanaka, Takuya Tsukahara, Kohei Nawaoka, Minori Goto, Yoshinori Kotani, Tadakatsu Ohkubo, Frédéric Bonell, Eiiti Tamura, Kazuhiro Hono, Tetsuya Nakamura, Masafumi Shirai, Shinji Yuasa & Yoshishige Suzuki, Nature Communications 8, 15848 (2017).

  • Increased magnetic damping in ultrathin films of Co2FeAl with perpendicular anisotropy
    Y. K. Takahashi, Y. Miura, R. Choi, T. Ohkubo, Z. C. Wen, K. Ishioka, R. Mandal, R. Medapalli, H. Sukegawa, S. Mitani, E. E. Fullerton, and K. Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 252409 (2017).

  • Enhancement of L21 order and spin-polarization in Co2FeSi thin film by substitution of Fe with Ti
    Jiamin Chen, Y. Sakuraba, K. Masuda, Y. Miura, S. Li, S. Kasai, T. Furubayashi, and K. Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 242401 (2017).

  • Highly efficient voltage control of spin and enhanced interfacial perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in iridium-doped Fe/MgO magnetic tunnel junctions
    Takayuki Nozaki, Anna Kozioł-Rachwał, Masahito Tsujikawa, Yoichi Shiota, Xiandong Xu, Tadakatsu Ohkubo, Takuya Tsukahara, Shinji Miwa, Motohiro Suzuki, Shingo Tamaru, Hitoshi Kubota, Akio Fukushima, Kazuhiro Hono, Masafumi Shirai, Yoshishige Suzuki & Shinji Yuasa, NPG Asia Materials (2017) 9, e451 (2017).

  • Investigation of spin-dependent transports and microstructure in NiMnSb-based magnetoresistive devices
    Guanxiong Qu, P.-H. Cheng, Ye Du, Yuya Sakuraba, Shinya Kasai, and Kazuhiro Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 222402 (2017).

  • Interfacial perpendicular magnetic anisotropy and electric field effect in Ta/CoFeB/Mg1-xTixO heterostructures
    Ikhtiar, K. Mukaiyama, S. Kasai, and K. Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 202407 (2017).

  • Spin torque efficiency of Ta, W, and Pt in metallic bilayers evaluated by harmonic Hall and spin Hall magnetoresistance measurements
    Y.-C. Lau and M. Hayashi, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 56, 0802B5 (2017).

  • The spin Nernst effect in Tungsten
    P. Sheng, Y. Sakuraba, Y.-C. Lau, S. Takahashi, S. Mitani, M. Hayashi, Science Advances 3, e1701503 (2017).

  • Giant interfacial perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in Fe/CuIn1-xGaxSe2 beyond Fe/MgO
    Keisuke Masuda, Shinya Kasai, Yoshio Miura, and Kazuhiro Hono, Phys. Rev. B 96, 174401 (2017).

  • Nonlinear electric field effect on perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in Fe/MgO interfaces
    Qingyi Xiang, Zhenchao Wen, Hiroaki Sukegawa, Shinya Kasai, Takeshi Seki, Takahide Kubota, Koki Takanashi and Seiji Mitani, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 40LT04 (2017).

  • Voltage control of magnetic anisotropy in epitaxial Ru/Co2FeAl/MgO heterostructures
    Z.C. Wen, H. Sukegawa, T. Seki, T. Kubota, K. Takanashi and S. Mitani, Sci. Rep. 7, 45026 (2017).

  • MgGa2O4 spinel barrier for magnetic tunnel junctions: coherent tunneling and low barrier height
    H. Sukegawa, Y. Kato, M. Belmoubarik,Shimomura, Y. Kamiguchi, J. Ito, H. Yoda, T. Ohkubo, S. Mitani and K. Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 122404 (2017).

  • Magnetic anisotropy control by electric field in bilayer contacts with Rashba-type spin-orbit interaction
    J.-I. Inoue, Y. Miura and S. Mitani, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 235001 (2017).

  • Bias voltage effects on tunneling magnetoresistance in Fe/MgAl2O4/Fe(001) junctions: Comparative study with Fe/MgO/Fe(001) junctions
    Keisuke Masuda and Yoshio Miura, Phys. Rev. B 96, 054428 (2017).

  • High output voltage of magnetic tunnel junctions with a Cu(In0.8Ga0.2)Se2 semiconducting barrier with a low resistance–area product
    Koki Mukaiyama, Shinya Kasai, Yukiko K. Takahashi, Kouta Kondou, Yoshichika Otani, Seiji Mitani and Kazuhiro Hono, Appl. Phys. Express 10, 013008 (2017).

  • High frequency out-of-plane oscillation with large cone angle in mag-flip spin torque oscillators for microwave assisted magnetic recording
    S. Bosu, H. Sepehri-Amin, Y. Sakuraba, S. Kasai, M. Hayashi, and K. Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 142403 (2017).

  • Perpendicular magnetic anisotropy at lattice-matched Co2FeAl/MgAl2O4(001) epitaxial interfaces
    Hiroaki Sukegawa, Jason Paul Hadorn, Zhenchao Wen, Tadakatsu Ohkubo, Seiji Mitani, Kazuhiro Hono, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 112403 (2017).

  • Time-dependent dielectric breakdown of MgO magnetic tunnel junctions and novel test method
    Kyungjun Kim, Chulmin Choi, Youngtaek Oh, Hiroaki Sukegawa, Seiji Mitani, and Yunheub Song, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 56, 04CN02 (2017).

  • Reliability of magnetic tunnel junctions with a spinel MgAl2O4 film
    C.M. Choi, H. Sukegawa, S. Mitani and Y.H. Song, Electronics Lett. 53, 191 (2017).

  • Electric field modulation of the non-linear areal magnetic anisotropy energy
    Y.-C. Lau, P. Sheng, S. Mitani, D. Chiba, M. Hayashi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 022405 (2017).

  • Current induced generation and synchronous motion of highly packed coupled chiral domain walls
     R. P. del Real, V. Raposo, E. Martinez, M. Hayashi, Nano Letters 17, 1814 (2017).

  • First-principles study on magnetic tunneling junctions with semiconducting CuInSe2 and CuGaSe2 barriers
    Keisuke Masuda and Yoshio Miura, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 56, 020306 (2017).

  • Effect of Mg-Al insertion on magnetotransport properties in epitaxial Fe/sputterdeposited MgAl2O4/Fe(001) magnetic tunnel junctions
    Mohamed Belmoubarik, Hiroaki Sukegawa, Tadakatsu Ohkubo, Seiji Mitani, and Kazuhiro Hono, AIP Advances 7, 055908 (2017).

  • Interdiffusion in epitaxial ultrathin Co2FeAl/MgO heterostructures with interface-induced perpendicular magnetic anisotropy
    Zhenchao Wen, Jason Paul Hadorn, Jun Okabayashi, Hiroaki Sukegawa, Tadakatsu Ohkubo, Koichiro Inomata, Seiji Mitani and Kazuhiro Hono, Appl. Phys. Express 10, 013003 (2017).
  • Spin Caloritronics:

  • Magnetic-field-induced decrease of the spin Peltier effect in Pt/Y3Fe5O12 system at room temperature
    R. Itoh, R. Iguchi, S. Daimon, K. Oyanagi, K. Uchida, and E. Saitoh, Phys. Rev. B 96, 184422 (2017).

  • High-throughput direct measurement of magnetocaloric effect based on lock-in thermography technique
    Y. Hirayama, R. Iguchi, X.-F. Miao, K. Hono, and K. Uchida, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 163901 (2017).

  • Wavelength-selective spin-current generator using infrared plasmonic metamaterials
    S. Ishii, K. Uchida, T. D. Dao, Y. Wada, E. Saitoh, and T. Nagao, APL Photonics 2, 106103 (2017).

  • Unexpected structural and magnetic depth dependence of YIG thin films
    J. F. K. Cooper, C. J. Kinane, S. Langridge, M. Ali, B. J. Hickey, T. Niizeki, K. Uchida, E. Saitoh, H. Ambaye, and A. Glavic, Phys. Rev. B 96, 104404 (2017).

  • Terahertz spin currents and inverse spin Hall effect in thin-film heterostructures containing complex magnetic compounds
    T. Seifert, U. Martens, S. Gunther, M. A. W. Schoen, F. Radu, X. Z. Chen, I. Lucas, R. Ramos, M. H. Aguirre, P. A. Algarabel, A. Anadon, H. Korner, J. Walowski, C. Back, M. R. Ibarra, L. Morellon, E. Saitoh, M. Wolf, C. Song, K. Uchida, M. Munzenberg, I. Radu, and T. Kampfrath, SPIN 7, 1740010 (2017).

  • Electric field effect on magnetic anisotropy for Fe-Pt-Pd alloys
    S. Kikushima, T. Seki, K. Uchida, E. Saitoh, and K. Takanashi, AIP Advances 7, 085210 (2017).

  • Thermographic measurements of the spin Peltier effect in metal/yttrium-iron-garnet junction systems
    S. Daimon, K. Uchida, R. Iguchi, T. Hioki, and E. Saitoh, Phys. Rev. B 96, 024424 (2017).

  • Detection of induced paramagnetic moments in Pt on Y3Fe5O12 via x-ray magnetic circular dichroism
    T. Kikkawa, M. Suzuki, J. Okabayashi, K. Uchida, D. Kikuchi, Z. Qiu, and E. Saitoh, Phys. Rev. B 95, 214416 (2017).

  • Time-resolved study of field-induced suppression of longitudinal spin Seebeck effect
    T. Hioki, R. Iguchi, Z. Qiu, D. Hou, K. Uchida, and E. Saitoh, Appl. Phys. Express 10, 073002 (2017).

  • Probing length-scale separation of thermal and spin currents by nanostructuring YIG
    A. Miura, T. Kikkawa, R. Iguchi, K. Uchida, E. Saitoh, and J. Shiomi, Phys. Rev. Materials 1, 014601 (2017).

  • Enhancement of the spin Peltier effect in multilayers
    K. Uchida, R. Iguchi, S. Daimon, R. Ramos, A. Anadon, I. Lucas, P. A. Algarabel, L. Morellon, M. H. Aguirre, M. R. Ibarra, and E. Saitoh, Phys. Rev. B 95, 184437 (2017).

  • Concomitant enhancement of the longitudinal spin Seebeck effect and the thermal conductivity in a Pt/YIG/Pt system at low temperatures
    R. Iguchi, K. Uchida, S. Daimon, and E. Saitoh, Phys. Rev. B 95, 174401 (2017).

  • Magnon-polaron transport in magnetic insulators
    B. Flebus, K. Shen, T. Kikkawa, K. Uchida, Z. Qiu, E. Saitoh, R. A. Duine, and G. E. W. Bauer, Phys. Rev. B 95, 144420 (2017).

  • Spin-current-induced magnetoresistance in trilayer structure with nonmagnetic metallic interlayer
    R. Iguchi, K. Sato, K. Uchida, and E. Saitoh, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 56, 040306 (2017).

  • Spin Seebeck effect in insulating epitaxial γ-Fe2O3 thin films
    P. Jimenez-Cavero, I. Lucas, A. Anadon, R. Ramos, T. Niizeki, M. H. Aguirre, P. A. Algarabel, K. Uchida, M. R. Ibarra, E. Saitoh, and L. Morellon, APL Materials 5, 026103 (2017).
  • Nanostructure Analysis:

  • Strong and ductile age-hardening Mg-Al-Ca-Mn alloy that can be extruded as fast as aluminum alloys
    T. Nakata, C. Xu, R. Ajima, K. Shimizu, S. Hanaki, T.T. Sasaki, L. Ma, K. Hono, S. Kamado, Acta Mater. 130, 261-270 (2017).

  • Static recrystallization behaviour of cold rolled Mg-Zn-Y alloy and role of solute segregation in microstructure evolution
    Yong Min Kim, Chamini Mendis, Taisuke Sasaski, Dietmar Letzig, Florian Pyczak, Kazuhiro Hono, Sangbong Yi, Scripta Mater. 136, 41-45 (2017).
  • Page top