Research Papers

2019

21.  P. E. Roy, Rubén M. Otxoa, C. Moutafis.
Controlled anisotropic dynamics of tightly bound skyrmions in a synthetic ferrimagnet due to skyrmion deformation mediated by induced uniaxial in-plane anisotropy
appeared online March 5, 2019, Physical Review B  99, 094405  (2019).

2018

20.  L. Pierobon, C. Moutafis, Y. Li, J. F. Löffler, M. Charilaou.
Collective antiskyrmion-mediated phase transition and defect-induced melting in chiral magnetic films
appeared online November 12, 2018, Scientific Reports  8, 16675  (2018).

2017

19.  W. Legrand, D. Maccariello, N. Reyren, K. Garcia, C. Moutafis, C. Moreau-Luchaire, S. Collin, K. Bouzehouane, V. Cros, A. Fert.
Room-Temperature Current-Induced Generation and Motion of sub-100 nm Skyrmions
appeared online March 30, 2017, Nano Letters  17 (4), pp 2703–2712  (2017).

2016

18. C. Moreau-Luchaire, C. Moutafis, N. Reyren, J. Sampaio, C. A. F. Vaz, N. Van Horne, K. Bouzehouane, K. Garcia, C. Deranlot, P. Warnicke, P. Wohlhüter, J.-M. George, M. Weigand, J. Raabe, V. Cros & A. Fert.
Additive interfacial chiral interaction in multilayers for stabilization of small individual skyrmions at room temperature
appeared online 18th January, (May issue) Nature Nanotechnology 11, 444–448 (2016).

17. A. Bisig, C. A. Akosa, J.-H. Moon, J. Rhensius, C. Moutafis, A.von Bieren, J. Heidler, G. Kiliani, Matthias Kammerer, M. Curcic, M. Weigand, T. Tyliszczak, B. Van Waeyenberge, H. Stoll, G. Schütz, K.-J. Lee, A. Manchon, M. Kläui.
Enhanced non-adiabaticity in vortex cores due to the emergent Hall effect
published 30 December 2016, Physical Review Letters 117, 277203 (2016).

2015

16. F. Büttner, C. Moutafis, M. Schneider, B. Krüger, C.M. Günther, J. Geilhufe, C. v Korff Schmising, J. Mohanty, B. Pfau, S. Schaffert, A. Bisig, M. Foerster, T. Schulz, C.A.F. Vaz, J.H. Franken, H.J.M. Swagten, M. Kläui & S. Eisebitt.
Dynamics and inertia of skyrmionic spin structures
Nature Physics 11, 225 (2015).

15. P. Wohlhüter, M.T. Bryan, P. Warnicke, S. Gliga, S.E. Stevenson, G/ Heldt, L. Saharan, A. K. Suszka, C. Moutafis, R. V. Chopdekar, J. Raabe, T. Thomson, G. Hrkac, L. J. Heyderman.
Nanoscale switch for vortex polarization mediated by Bloch core formation in magnetic hybrid systems
Nature Communications 6, 7836 (2015).

14. A. Bisig, M.-A. Mawass, M. Stärk, C. Moutafis, J. Rhensius, J. Heidler, S. Gliga, M. Weigand, T. Tyliszczak, B. Van Waeyenberge, H. Stoll, G.Schütz & M.Kläui.
Dynamic domain wall chirality rectification by rotating magnetic fields
Applied Physics Letters 106, 122401 (2015)

2013

13. A. Bisig, M. Stärk, M.-A. Mawass, C. Moutafis, J. Rhensius, J. Heidler, F. Büttner, M. Noske, M. Weigand, S.Eisebitt, T. Tyliszczak, Bartel Van Waeyenberge, H. Stoll, G. Schütz, M. Kläui.
Correlation between spin structure oscillations and domain wall velocities
Nature Communications 4, 2328 (2013).

12. F. Büttner, C. Moutafis, A. Bisig, P. Wohlhüter, C.M. Günther, J. Mohanty, J. Geilhufe, M. Schneider, C. v Korff Schmising, S. Schaffert, B. Pfau, M. Hantschmann, M. Riemeier, M. Emmel, S. Finizio, G. Jakob, M. Weigand, J. Rhensius, J.H. Franken, R. Lavrijsen, H.J.M. Swagten, H. Stoll, S. Eisebitt, M. Kläui.
Magnetic states in low-pinning high-anisotropy material nanostructures suitable for dynamic imaging
Physical Review B 87 (13) 134422 (2013).

11. S.E. Stevenson, C. Moutafis, G. Heldt, R.V. Chopdekar, C. Quitmann, L.J. Heyderman, J. Raabe.
Dynamic stabilization of nonequilibrium domain configurations in magnetic squares with high amplitude excitations
Physical Review B 87 (5) 054423 (2013).

10. C.A.F. Vaz, C. Moutafis, M. Buzzi, J. Raabe.
X-ray excited optical luminescence of metal oxide single crystals 
Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 189 1-4 (2013).

2012

9. C.A.F. Vaz, C. Moutafis, C. Quitmann, J. Raabe.
Luminescence-based magnetic imaging with scanning x-ray transmission microscopy
Applied Physics Letters 101 (8) 083114 (2012).

2011

8. C Moutafis, J Rhensius, A Bisig, F Büttner, C Barton, C Morrison, T Thomson, C Tieg, S Schaffert, B Pfau, CM Günther, S Eisebitt, M Kläui.
Skyrmions in perpendicular magnetic anisotropy dots: Imaging and simulations
International Conf. on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications 1121-1123 (IEEE) (2011).

2010

7. H Kurebayashi, T Trypiniotis, K Lee, C Moutafis, S Easton, A Ionescu, JAC Bland, CHW Barnes.
Numerical calculation model for spin-dependent transport of photoexcited electrons across Fe/GaAs (0 0 1) interfaces
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 43 (30) 305001 (2010).

2009

6. C. Moutafis, S. Komineas, J.A.C. Bland.
Dynamics and switching processes for magnetic bubbles in nanoelements
Physical Review B 79 (22), 224429 (2009).

2007

5. C. Moutafis, S. Komineas, C.A.F. Vaz, J.A.C. Bland, T. Seki, T. Shima, K. Takanashi.
Magnetic Monobubbles Observation in Perpendicular Anisotropy Nanodots
Physical Review B 76, 104426 (2007).

4. S.J. Steinmuller, C.A.F. Vaz, V. Strom, C. Moutafis, C.M. Gurtler, M. Kläui, J.A.C. Bland &  Z. Cui.
Effect of substrate roughness on the magnetic properties of thin fcc Co films Physical Review B 76, 054429 (2007).

3. C.A.F. Vaz, S.J. Steinmuller, C. Moutafis, J.A.C. Bland and A.Yu. Babkevich.
Structural and morphological characterisation of hybrid Cu/Si (001) structures
Surface Science 601, 1377-1383, Issue 5 (2007).

2. S.J. Steinmuller, C.A.F. Vaz, V. Strom, C. Moutafis, C.M. Gurtler, M. Klaui, J.A.C. Bland &  Z. Cui.
Influence of substrate roughness on the magnetic properties of thin fcc Co films
 Journal of Applied Physics 101, 09D113 (2007).

2006

1. C. Moutafis, S. Komineas, C.A.F. Vaz, J.A.C. Bland, P. Eames.
Vortices in ferromagnetic elements with perpendicular anisotropy
Physical Review B 74, 214406 (2006).