Recent Selected Publications

Sean Knight, Dharmalingam Prabhakaran, Christian Binek, and Mathias Schubert, "Electromagnon excitation in cupric oxide measured by Fabry-Pérot enhanced terahertz Mueller matrix ellipsometry," Scientific Reports 9, 1353 (2019).

C.-P. Kwan, M. Street, A. Mahmood, W. Echtenkamp, M. Randle, K. He, J. Nathawat, N. Arabchigavkani, B. Barut, S. Yin, R. Dixit, U. Singisetti, C. Binek, and J. P. Bird, "Space-charge limited conduction in epitaxial chromia films grown on elemental and oxide-based metallic substrates," AIP Advances 9, 055018 (2019).

Jun-Lei Wang, Will Echtenkamp, Ather Mahmood, and Christian Binek, "Voltage controlled magnetism in Cr2O3 based all-thin-film systems," J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 486, 165262 (2019).

A. Mahmood, M. Street, W. Echtenkamp, C.P. Kwan, J. P.  Bird, and Ch. Binek, "Dielectric properties of thin Cr2O3 films grown on elemental and oxide metallic substrates," Phys. Rev. Mater. 2 (4),  044401 (2018). 

C. Sun,  Z. Song,  A. Rath,  M. Street,  W. Echtenkamp,  J. Feng, Ch. Binek,  D. Morgan, and P. Voyles, "Local Dielectric Breakdown Path along c-Axis Planar Boundaries in Cr2O3 Thin Films," Adv. Mater. Interfaces 4 (20), 1700172 (2017).

Christian Binek, "Elastic properties of superconductors and materials with weakly correlated spins," Scientific Reports 7, 4906 (2017).

Will Echtenkamp, Mike Street, Ather Mahmood, and Christian Binek, "Tuning the Effective Anisotropy in a Voltage-Susceptible Exchange-Bias Heterosystem," Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 034015 (2017).

Shi Cao, M. Street, Junlei Wang, Jian Wang, Xiaozhe Zhang, Ch. Binek and P. A. Dowben, "Magnetization at the interface of Cr2O3 and paramagnets with large stoner susceptibility,"  J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29, 10LT01 (2017).

Uday Singh,  W. Echtenkamp,  M. Street,  Ch. Binek, and  S. Adenwalla, "Local Writing of Exchange Biased Domains in a Hetero-structure of Co/Pd Pinned by Magnetoelectric Chromia," Adv. Funct. Mater. 26, 7470–7478 (2016).

Junlei Wang and Christian Binek, "Dispersion of Electric-Field-Induced Faraday Effect in Magnetoelectric Cr2O3," Phys. Rev. Applied 5, 031001 (2016).

S. Cao, X. Zhang, T. Komesu, G. Chen, A. K. Schmid, L. Yue, I. Tanabe, W. Echtenkamp, Y. Wang, Ch. Binek, and P. A. Dowben, "Low temperature growth of cobalt on Cr2O3(0001)," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 28, 046002 (2016).

Zhengyang Zhao, Will Echtenkamp, Mike Street, Ch. Binek, and J.-P. Wang, "Magnetoelectric Device Feasibility Demonstration - Voltage Control of Exchange Bias in Perpendicular Cr2O3 Hall Bar Device," IEEE Proc. 74th Annual Device Research Conference (2016).  DOI: 10.1109/DRC.2016.7548495

Shi Cao, Ning Wu, Will Echtenkamp, Valeria Lauter, Haile Ambaye, Takashi Komesu, Christian Binek and Peter A Dowben, "The surface stability of Cr2O3(0001)," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27 255003 (2015).

Lorenzo Fallarino, Christian Binek, and Andreas Berger, "Boundary magnetization properties of epitaxial Cr2-xAlxO3 thin films," Phys. Rev. B 91, 214403 (2015).  

Lorenzo Fallarino, Andreas Berger, and Christian Binek, "Magnetic field induced switching of the antiferromagnetic order parameter in thin films of magnetoelectric chromia," Phys. Rev. B 91, 054414 (2015). 

X. Chen, H. Kazi, Y. Cao, B. Dong, F. L.Pasquale, J. A. Colón Santana, S. Cao, M. Street, R. Welch, Ch. Binek, A. Enders, J. A. Kelber, and P. A. Dowben, "Ultrathin chromia films grown with preferential texture on metallic, semimetallic and insulating substrates," Materials Chemistry and Physics 149-150, 113e123 (2015).  

S. Cao, X. Zhang, N. Wu, A. T. N'Diaye, G. Chen, A. K. Schmid, X. Chen, W. Echtenkamp, A. Enders, Ch. Binek and P. A. Dowben, "Spin polarization asymmetry at the surface of chromia," New J. Phys. 16, 073021 (2014).

M. Street, W. Echtenkamp, Takashi Komesu, Shi Cao, P. A. Dowben, and Ch. Binek, "Increasing the Néel temperature of magnetoelectric chromia for voltage-controlled spintronics," Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 222402 (2014).

V. Burobina and Ch. Binek, "Spin relaxation time dependence on optical pumping intensity in GaAs:Mn," J. Appl. Phys. 115, 163909 (2014).

L. Fallarino, A. Berger, and Ch. Binek, "Giant temperature dependence of the spin reversal field in magnetoelectric chromia," Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 022403 (2014).

W. Echtenkamp and Ch. Binek, "Electric Control of Exchange Bias Training," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 187204 (2013).

Junlei Wang, J. A. Colón Santana, N. Wu, C. Karunakaran, Jian Wang, P. A. Dowben, and Ch. Binek, "Magnetoelectric FeTeO6 thin films," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26, 055012 (2014).

Ch. Binek, "Viewpoint: Controlling Magnetism with a Flip of a Switch," Physics 6, 13 (2013).

Ch. Binek and V. Burobina, "Near-room-temperature refrigeration through voltage-controlled entropy change in multiferroics," Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 031915 (2013).

H. Lu, T. A. George, Y. Wang, I. Ketsman, J. D. Burton, C.-W. Bark, S. Ryu, D. J. Kim, J. Wang, C. Binek, P. A. Dowben, A. Sokolov, C.-B. Eom, E. Y. Tsymbal, and A. Gruverman, "Electric modulation of magnetization at the BaTiO/ La0.6Sr0.3MnO3 interfaces," Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 232904 (2012).

Yi Wang, Xi He, T. Mukherjee, M. R. Fitzsimmons, S. Sahoo, and Ch. Binek, "Magnetometry and transport data complement polarized neutron reflectometry in magnetic depth profiling," J. Appl. Phys. 110, 103914 (2011).

T. Mukherjee, S. Michalski, R. Skomski, D. J. Sellmyer, and Ch. Binek, "Overcoming the spin-multiplicity limit of entropy by means of lattice degrees of freedom: a minimalist model," Phys. Rev. B. 83, 214413 (2011).

N. Wu, Xi He, A. L. Wysocki, U. Lanke, T. Komesu, K. D. Belashchenko, Ch. Binek, and P. A. Dowben, (highlighted article), "Imaging and Control of Surface Magnetization Domains in a Magnetoelectric Antiferromagnet," Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 087202 (2011).

T. Mukherjee, M. Pleimling, and Ch. Binek, "Probing equilibrium by nonequilibrium dynamics: Aging in Co/Cr superlattices," Phys. Rev. B 82, 134425 (2010). 

Xi He, Yi Wang, Ning Wu, A. N. Caruso, E. Vescovo., K. D. Belashchenko, P. A. Dowben & Ch. Binek, "Robust isothermal electric control of exchange bias at room temperature," Nature Mater. 9, 579–585 (2010).

T. Mukherjee, S. Sahoo, R. Skomski, D. J. Sellmyer, and Ch. Binek, "Magnetocaloric properties of Co/Cr superlattices," Phys. Rev. B 79, 144406 (2009).

S. Sahoo, S. Polisetty, C.-G. Duan, Sitaram S. Jaswal, E. Y. Tsymbal, and Ch. Binek, "Ferroelectric control of magnetism in BaTiO3 /Fe heterostructures via interface strain coupling," Phys. Rev. B 76, 092108 (2007).

Ch. Binek, S. Polisetty, Xi He, T. Mukherjee, R. Rajesh and J. Redepenning, "Nonextensivity in magnetic nanoparticle ensembles," Phys. Rev. B 74, 054432 (2006).

Ch. Binek, S. Polisetty, Xi He and A. Berger, "Exchange bias training effect in coupled all ferromagnetic bilayer structures," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 067201 (2006).

Pavel Borisov, Andreas Hochstrat, Xi Chen, Wolfgang Kleemann, and Christian Binek, "Magnetoelectric Switching of Exchange Bias," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 117203 (2005).

Ch. Binek and B.Doudin, "Magnetoelectronics with magnetoelectrics," J. Phys. Condens. Matter 17, L39 (2005), see also Top Papers 2005 showcase 

Ch. Binek, "Training of the exchange- bias effect: A simple analytic approach," Phys. Rev. B. 70, 014421 (2004). 


Complete List>>


Ising-type Antiferromagnets

Ising-type Antiferromagnets
Model Systems in Statistical Physics and in the Magnetism of Exchange Bias (2003)
Christian Binek


Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics: An Integrated Approach

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics: An Integrated Approach (2014)
Robert J. Hardy & Christian Binek 

Book chapters

Nanoscale book

Chapter: "Potential of Nonvolatile Magnetoelectric Devices for Spintronic Applications" (2015)
Peter A. Dowben, Christian Binek, and Dmitri E. Nikonov



Chapter "Multiferroic and
Magnetoelectric Materials" (2013)
Wolfgang Kleemann & Christian Binek



Chapter 6: Tunable Exchange Bias Effects (2009)
Christian Binek