Nano Magnetism and Quantum Spintronics Lab

Led by Prof. Jian-Ping Wang, the Nanospin research group works in an exciting research area of nanomagnetism and quantum spintronics with a focus on searching, investigating and fabricating novel nanomagnetic materials and quantum spintronic devices for future information technologies (spintronic computing and storage) and emerging nano biomedical technologies (personalized magnetic medical devices and magnetic hyperthermia for drug delivery and therapy).

  • Mahendra's recent work published on Nature Materials!
    Mahendra's recent work published on Nature Materials!
  • Graduation of Dr. Klemm!
    Graduation of Dr. Klemm!
  • Graduation of Dr. Lv and congratulations on his Nature Communications paper!
    Graduation of Dr. Lv and congratulations on his Nature Communications paper!
  • The youngest PhDs from our group.
    The youngest PhDs from our group.
  • Our best wishes to Dr. Mehedi as he joins Carpenter Technology Corporation!
    Our best wishes to Dr. Mehedi as he joins Carpenter Technology Corporation!
  • Graduation of Dr. Schhlip!
    Graduation of Dr. Schhlip!
  • A warm welcome to Renata Saha and congratulations on her CSE fellowship!
    A warm welcome to Renata Saha and congratulations on her CSE fellowship!
  • Todd Kelin’s paper published on Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
    Todd Kelin’s paper published on Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
  • Group Happy Hour & Farewell to Dr. Quarterman!
    Group Happy Hour & Farewell to Dr. Quarterman!
  • Patrick Quarterman joined the NIST.
    Patrick Quarterman joined the NIST.
  • Tom presents at ICM.
    Tom presents at ICM.

Recent Work Highlights

Room-temperature high spin–orbit torque due to quantum confinement in sputtered BixSe(1–x) films by Mahendra et al. (Nature Materials)

Room-temperature high spin–orbit torque due to quantum confinement in sputtered BixSe(1–x) films

Demonstration of Ru as the 4th ferromagnetic element at room temperature by Patrick et al. (Nature Communications

Demonstration of Ru as the 4th ferromagnetic element at room temperature

Mapping strain with magnetics  by Junyang et al. (Nature Electronics)

Mapping strain with magnetics

Unidirectional spin-Hall and Rashba− Edelstein magnetoresistance in topological insulator-ferromagnet layer heterostructures by Yang et al. (Nature Communications)

Unidirectional spin-Hall and Rashba− Edelstein magnetoresistance in topological insulator-ferromagnet layer heterostructures

Portable GMR Handheld Platform for the Detection of Influenza A Virus by Kai et al. (ACS Sensors)

Portable GMR Handheld Platform for the Detection of Influenza A Virus

Recent News

November 13, 2018

Center will bring together top experts in the field

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (11/13/2018) — The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering announced today that it will lead and house a new $10.3 million Center for Spintronic Materials in Advanced Information Technologies (SMART) focused on novel materials for advanced computing systems over the next four years. 

September 9, 2018

Congratulations to Mahendra DC, his poster titled "Room-temperature observation of spin-to-charge conversion by sputtered bismuth selenide" was selected as best poster in the ASCENT Year 1 Annual Review, August 15-16, 2018, in Notre Dame, IN.

Link to ASCENT Year 1 Annual Review

August 21, 2018

The Nanospin Research group welcomes new graduate students, Renata Saha, Deyuan Lyu, Yihong Fan, Samiul Hasan, Chaoyi Peng and Peter Stoecki to the group. Good luck with your journey!

August 4, 2018

Wang’s group alumni Jon Harms (Micron) and Todd Klein (Zepto Life) visited Prof. Wang.

August 1, 2018

Congratulations to Mahendra and coauthors, their recent work "Room-temperature high spin–orbit torque due to quantum confinement in sputtered BixSe(1–x) films" is published on Nature Materials.