Part A: Books and Review Chapters:

 

Spintronic Materials and Technology”, Edited by Yongbing Xu and Sarah Thompson,

     Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, ISBN: 0849392993, Publication Date: 10/26/2006

 

 

 

 “Hybrid Magnetic-Semiconductor Nanostructures”, Y. B. Xu and E. Ahmad,

 Review Chapter in “Magnetic Nanostructures”, Edited by H. S. Nalwa, American Scientific Publisher. 2008 (invited)

 

 

 

Part B: Journal publications

 

 

[1]           Hybrid Spintronic Structures with Magnetic Oxides and Heusler Alloys”, Y. B. Xu, S. S. A. Hassan, P. K. J. Wong, J. S. Claydon, C. D. Damsgaard, J. B. Hansen, C. S. Jacobsen, Y. Zhai, J. Wu, G. van der Laan, R. Feidenhans and S. N. Holmes, IEEE Trans. Magn. To be published, 2008, (invited).

 

[2]           The interface effect of the magnetic anisotropy in ultrathin epitaxial Fe3O4 film”, Z. C. Huang, Y. Zhai, Y. X. Lu, G. D. Li, P.K. J. Wong, Y. B. Xu, Y. X. Xu, and H. R. Zhai, Appl. Phys. Lett ., 92, (11), (2008)

 

[3]           "Current-induced magnetization switching in asymmetric necked wires

            S. Lepadatu, J. Wu, and Y. B. Xu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 062512-062514 (2007)

 

[4]           “Magnetic domain wall formation in ferromagnetic wires with a nanoconstriction

            Li GD, Zhai Y, Wong PKJ , Niu DX, Lu YX, Lepadatu S, Xu YB,  “, IEEE Trans on Magn.43 (6): 2830-2832 JUN 2007

 

[5]           Transport and magneto-transport characteristics of Fe3O4/GaAs hybrid structure

            Hassan SSA, Xu YB, Ahmad E, Lu YX,  , IEEE Trans on Magn.43 (6): 2875-2877 JUN 2007 

 

[6]           Anisotropy of ultrathin epitaxial Fe3O4 films on GaAs(100)”,

            Zhai Y, Huang ZC , Fu Y, Ni C, Lu YX, Xu YB, Wu J, Zhai HR, J. Appl. Phys.101 (9): Art. No. 09D126 MAY 1 2007

 

[7]           “A study on ferromagnetic resonance linewidth of single crystalline ultrathin Fe film grown on GaAs substrate”, Zhai Y, Ni C, Xu Y, Xu YB, Wu J , Lu HX, Zhai HR, “, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 101 (9): Art. No. 09D120 MAY 1 2007

 

[8]           Ultrafast optically induced spin dynamics in patterned single crystal Fe dot arrays’, Lepadatu S, Wu J, Bunce C, Zou X, Niu D , Xu YB, Chantrell R, Ju GP,  , J. Appl. Phys. 101 (9): Art. No. 09C111 MAY 1 2007

 

[9]           “A study on spin wave resonance in patterned trilayer films, Zhai Y, Zhang D, Zhang Y, Shi J , Wong PKJ, Niu DX , Li GD , Xu YB , Zhai HR,  “, J. Appl. Phys.101 (9): Art. No. 09F507 MAY 1 2007

 

[10]       “Mesoscopic magnetic/semiconductor heterostructures”, Yongbing Xu, Jill Claydon, Yongxiong Lu and Ehsan Ahmad, IEEE Trans. Nanotechnology, 5 (5): 455-458 SEP 2006.

 

[11]       “Comparison between the in-plane anisotropies and magnetostriction constants of thin epitaxial Fe films grown on GaAs and Ga0.8In0.2As substrates, with Cr overlayers”, Morley NA, Gibbs MRJ, Ahmad E, and Xu YB, , J. Appl. Phys.99 (8): Art. No. 08N508 APR 15 2006

 

[12]       “MOKE hysteresis loop method of determining the anisotropy constants of ferromagnetic thin films: Fe on GaAs(100) with overlayers of Au and Cr”, Morley NA, Gibbs MRJ, Ahmad E, XU YB, “JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS 300 (2): 436-444 MAY 2006

 

[13]       “Heusler alloy/semiconductor hybrid structures”, Hirohata A, Kikuchi A, Tezuka N, Inomata K , Claydon JS , Xu YB, van der Laan G , CURRENT OPINION IN SOLID      STATE & MATERIALS SCIENCE 10 (2): 93-107 APR, 2006

 

[14]       “Spintronics and spintronic materials overview”, YB Xu CURRENT OPINION IN SOLID STATE & MATERIALS SCIENCE 10 (2): 81-82, APR 2006

 

[15]       “Self-assembled and patterned Fe and Fe3O4 dots on III-V semiconductors”, Yongbing Xu, E Ahmad and Y X Lu, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. Vol. 17, pages 7-15 (2005), invited.

 

[1]           Vertical spinal electronic device with large room temperature magnetoresistance”, Ahmad E, Valavanis A, Claydon JS, Lu YX, Xu YB, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS 41 (10): 2592-2594 OCT 2005

 

[2]           XPS and XMCD study of Fe3O4/GaAs interface”, Lu YX, Claydon JS, Ahmad E, Xu YB, Thompson SM, Wilson K, van der Laan G, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS 41 (10): 2808-2810 OCT 2005

 

[3]           Spin and orbital moments of ultra-thin Fe films on various semiconductor surfaces”, Claydon JS, Niu DX, Xu YB, Telling ND, Kirkman IW, van der Laan G, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS 41 (10): 3325-3327 OCT 2005

 

[4]           Annealing-induced Fe oxide nanostructures on GaAs”,  Lu YX, Ahmad E, Xu YB, Thompson SM, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS 41 (10): 3328-3330 OCT 2005

 

[5]           Spin reorientation of Fe film with an ultrathin Co underlayer on Cu(001) substrate”, Ren Y, Gao CL, Zhang ZZ, Ma B, Jin QY, Ahmad E, Xu YB, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 97 (10): Art. No. 10A305 Part 2 MAY 15 2005

 

[6]           Deformation induced magnetite nanostripes on GaAs”, Lu YX, Ahmad E, Xu YB, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 97 (10): Art. No. 10B314 Part 2 MAY 15 2005

 

[7]           Hybrid Fe3O4/GaAs(100) structure for spintronics”, Lu YX, Claydon JS, Ahmad E, Xu YB, Ali M, Hickey BJ, Thompson SM, Matthew JAD, Wilson K, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 97 (10): Art. No. 10C313 Part 2 MAY 15 2005

 

[8]           Current induced magnetic switching in Ni80Fe20, Ni, Fe, and Co wires”, Lepadatu S, Xu YB, Ahmad E, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 97 (10): Art. No. 10C711 Part 2 MAY 15 2005

 

[9]           Magnetocrystalline anisotropies and magnetostriction of ultrathin Fe films on GaAs with Cr overlayers”, Morley NA, Tang SL, Gibbs MRJ, Ahmad E, Will IG, Xu YB, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 97 (10): Art. No. 10H501 Part 3 MAY 15 2005

 

[10]       “In-plane anisotropy and magnetostriction constants of Fe/Ga0.8In0.2As films with Cr “,Morley NA, Gibbs MRJ, Ahmad E, XU YB, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 17 (46): 7253-7262 NOV 23 2005

 

[11]       Modulation of magneto-resistance with measurement current in patterned Ni80Fe20 wires”, Lepadatu S, Xu YB, Ahmad E, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 97 (10): Art. No. 10J708 Part 3 MAY 15 2005

 

[12]       Magnetostriction and magnetocrystalline anisotropy constants of ultrathin epitaxial Fe films on GaAs, with Au overlayers”, Morley NA, Gibbs MRJ, Ahmad E, Will IG, Xu YB. JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 17 (7): 1201-1208 FEB 23 2005

 

[13]       Direct observation of domain wall scattering in patterned Ni80 Fe20 and Ni nanowires by current-voltage measurements”, S. Lepadatu and Y. B. Xu, Phys. Rev. Lett., 92 (12), 127201 (2004).

 

[14]       Direct observation of a bulklike spin moment at the Fe/GaAs(100)-4x6 interface”, J. S. Claydon, Y.B. Xu, M. Tselepi, J.A.C. Bland, G. van der Laan, Phys. Rev. Lett., 93 (3) JUL 16 2004.

 

[15]       Epitaxial growth and magnetic properties of half-metallic Fe3O4 on GaAs(100)”, Y. X. Lu, J. S. Claydon, Y. B. Xu, D. M.  Schofield, S. M. Thompson, G. van der Laan, Phys. Rev. B, 70 (23): art. no. 233304 DEC 2004

 

[16]       Discontinuous resistance change and domain wall scattering in patterned NiFe wires with a nanoconstriction”, S. Lepadatu and Y. B. Xu, IEEE Trans. on Magn., 40 (4): 2688-2690, 2004.

 

[17]       “Hysteretic properties of epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100) ultra thin film under external uniaxial strain”,  E. Ahmad, I. G. Will, Y. B. Xu , N. A. Morley, and M. R. J. Gibbs, J. Appl. Phys., 95, 6555 (2004) June, 2004.

 

[18]       Magnetic properties of ultrathin Fe3O4 on GaAs(100)”, Y. X. Lu, J. S. Claydon, Y. B. Xu, D. M.  Schofield, S. M. Thompson, J. Appl. Phys., 95, 7228, June, 2004.

 

[19]       Micromagnetic simulation of magnetization reversal in controlled mesoscopic ferromagnetic junction”, Z. Y. Zhong, S. Liu, H.W. Zhang, and Y. B. Xu, , J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 270 (3) April 2004, 425-428

 

[20]       Interface bonding versus strain-induced magnetic anisotropy in epitaxial Fe/semiconductor structures”, S. McPhail, C.M. Gurtler, F. Montaigne, Y. B. Xu, M. Tselepi, JAC Bland, Phys. Rev. B67 24409 (2003).

 

[21]       A Study on Anisotropy in Ultrathin Epitaxial Fe Films in the Few-Monolayer Region”, Y. Zhai, L. Shi, M. Lu and Y. B. Xu et al,  Modern Physics Letters B, Vol. 17, 1095 (2003).

 

[22]       Evolution of magnetic anisotropy in epitaxial Fe films by ferromagnetic resonance”, Y.Zhai, L. Shi, W. Zhang, M. Lu, H. R. Zhai, X. F. Jin, Y.B. Xu, J.A.C. Bland,  J. Appl. Phys. 93, 7622 (2003).

 

[23]      "Interface magnetism in epitaxial Fe/InAs heterosturctures", Y. B. Xu, M. Tselepi, J. Wu, S.Wang, J. A. C. Bland and G. van der Laan, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 38, 2652(2002).

 

[24]      "Influence of crystalline structures on the domain configurations in controlled mesoscopic ferromagnetic wire junctions"
A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, J. A. C. Bland, S. N. Holmes, E. Cambril, Y. Chen, and F. Rousseaux J. Appl. Phys. 91(10): 7308 (2002).

 

[25]      "Magnetic nanostructure fabrication by soft lithography and vortex-single domain transition in Co dots "
S.P. Li, M. Natali, A. Lebib, A. Pepin, Y. Chen, Y.B. Xu, J. Magn. Magn. Mater, 241, 447(2002)

 

[26]      "Test of ballistic spin-polarized electron transport across ferromagnet/semiconductor Schottky interfaces"
A. Hirohata, C. M. Guertler, W. S. Lew, Y. B. Xu, J. A. C. Bland, S. N. Holmes, J. Appl. Phys. 91(10): 7481 (2002).

 

[27]      Effects of interdot dipole coupling in mesoscopic epitaxial Fe (100) dot arrays"
Y. B. Xu, A. Hirohata, S. M. Gardiner, T. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland, E. Cambril, F. Rousseaux and H. Launois, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 37, 2055 (2001).

 

[28]      "Spin polarised electron transport in ferromagnetic/semiconductor hybrid structures induced by photon excitation"
A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, C. M. Guertler and J. A. C. Bland, Phys. Rev. B63, 104425 (2001).

 

[29]      "Magnetic Compton scattering study of the ferromagnetic amorphous alloys Fe1-xBx"
J. W.Taylor, J. A. Duffy, A. M. Bebb,M. J. Cooper, S. B. Dugdale, J. E. McCarthy, D. N. Timms, D. Greig, Y. B. Xu, Phys. Rev. B63, 22404 (2001).

 

[30]      "Giant enhancement of orbital moments and perpendicular anisotropy in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100)"
Y. B. Xu, M. Tselepi, C. M. Guertler, C. A. F. Vaz, G. Wastlbauer, and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 89, 7156 (2001).

 

[31]      "Spin-polarized electron transport in ferromagnet/semiconductor hybrid structures (invited)"
J.A. C. Bland, A. Hirohata, C. M. Guertler, Y. B. Xu, J. Appl. Phys., 89, 6744 (2001).

 

[32]      "In situ study of the temperature-dependent magnetoresistance of ultrathin epitaxial Fe films on GaAs(100)"
C. M. Gurtler, Y. B. Xu, J. A. C. Bland, J. Magn. Magn. Mater, 226, 655 (2001).

 

[33]      "Spin-polarized electron transport in a NiFe/GaAs Schottky diode"
A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, C. M. Guertler, and J. A. C. Bland, Magn. Magn. Mater. 226, 914 (2001).

 

[34]      "Suppression of 90 degree spin switching in Co nanomagnets grown on the Cu(100)-{2x1}O surface"
M. Tselepi, P. J. Bode, Y. B. Xu, G. M. Guertler, C. A. F. Vaz, G. Wastlbauer, and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 89, 6683 (2001).

 

[35]      "Patterning ferromagnetism in Ni80Fe20 films via Ga+ ion irradiation"
W.M. Kaminsky, G. A. C. Jones, N. K. Patel, W. E. Booij, M. G. Blamire, S. G. Gardiner, Y. B. Xu, and J. A. C. Bland , Appl. Phys. Lett., 78, 1589 (2001).

 

[36]      "Thickness-dependent dynamic hysteresis scaling behaviour in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100) and Fe/InAs(100)"
T. A. Moore, Y. B. Xu, and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 89, 7018 (2001).

 

[37]      "Real time dynamics in epitaxial Fe(100) disks"
S. Gardiner, J. Rothman, Y. B. Xu, M. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 89, 6790, (2001).

 

[38]      "Ferromagnetic resonance study of Fe superparamagnetic nanoclusters on GaAs(100)"
Zhai Y, Xu YX,Long JG, Y. B. Xu, Lu M, Lu ZH, Zhai HR, Bland JAC, J. Appl. Phys. 89, 7290 ( 2001).

 

[39]      "Nucleation, growth and magnetic properties of Fe ultrathin films grown on InAs(100)-4 x 2"
Tselepi M, Y. B. Xu, Freeland DJ, Moore TA, Bland JAC, J. Mang. Mang. Mat. 226, 1585 (2001).

 

[40]      "Microscopic magnetic relaxation processes in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(001) mesostructures"
Lee WY, Gardiner SM, Rothman J, Y. B. Xu, Ebels U, Bland JAC, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 226, 1594 (2001).

 

[41]      "Domain-wall trapping in controlled mesoscopic ferromagnetic wire junctions"
Hirohata A, Y. B. Xu, Yao CC, Leung HT, Lee WY, Gardiner SM, Hasko DG, Bland JAC, Holmes SN, J Magn. Magn. Mat. 226, 1845 (2001).

 

[42]      "Spin and orbital magnetic moments of ultrathin Fe films on GaAs(100) studied by X-ray magnetic circular dichronism"
Y. B. Xu, Tselepi M, Dudzik E, Guertler CM, Vaz CAF, Wastlbauer G, Freeland DJ, Bland JAC, van der Laan G, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 226: 1643 (2001).

 

[43]      "Spin-polarised electron transport processes at ferromagnetic/semiconductor interfaces Invited"
J. A. C. Bland, A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, C. M. Guertler and, S. N. Holmes, IEEE Trans. on Magn, 36, 2827 (2000).

 

[44]      "Magneto-resistance of a domain wall at a submicron junction"
Y. B. Xu, C. A. F. Vaz, A. Hirohata, C. C. Yao, J. A. C. Bland, E. Cambril, F. Rousseaux and H. Launois, Phys. Rev. B61, R14901 (2000).

 

[45]      "Domain nucleation processes in mesoscopic Ni80Fe20 wire junctions"
Lee WY, Yao CC, Hirohata A, Xu YB, Leung HT, Gardiner SM, McPhail S, Choi BC, Hasko DG, Bland JAC, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 3032 (2000).

 

[46]      " Anisotropic lattice relaxation and uniaxial magnetic anisotropy in Fe/InAs(100)-4x2"
Y. B. Xu, D. J. Freeland, M. Tselepi and J. A. C. Bland, Phys. Rev. B, B62, 1167 (2000).

 

[47]      "Magnetic domain studies of permalloy wire-based structures with junctions"
Hirohata A, Yao CC, Leung HT, Y. B. Xu, Guertler CM, Bland JAC, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 36, 3068 (2000).

 

[48]      "Ferromagnetic metal/semiconductor heterostructures for magneto-electronic devices"
Y. B. Xu, E. T. M. Kernohan, D. J. Freeland, M. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland and S. Holmes, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 81, 258 (2000).

 

[49]      "Element specific spin-resolved DOS in amorphous Fe75B25 probed with a synchrotron radiation source"
Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, E. A. Seddon, and J. A. D. Mathew, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 7136 (2000).

 

[50]      "Micromagnetism in mesoscopic epitaxial Fe dot arrays"
Y. B. Xu, A. Hirohata, H. T. Leung, T. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland, E. Cambril, F. Rousseaux and H. Launois, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 7019 (2000).

 

[51]      "Sweep rate-dependent magnetization reversal in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100) and Fe/InAs(100) thin films"
W. Y. Lee, Y. B. Xu, B. Choi, S. M. Gardiner, J. A. C. Bland, and B. Choi, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 5926 (2000).

 

[52]      "Domain wall trapping in controlled submicron ferromagnetic elements"
A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, Y. C. Yao, H. T. Leung, D. G. Hasko, W. Y. Lee and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 4727 (2000).

 

[53]      "Magnetic nanoscale dots on colloid crystal surfaces"
S. P. Li, W. S. Lew, Y. B. Xu, A. Hirohata, A. Samad, F. Baker, and J.A.C. Bland, Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 748 (2000).

 

[54]      "Uniaxial magnetic anisotropy of ultrathin epitaxial Fe films on InAs(100)-4x2 and GaAs(100)-4x2"
Y. B. Xu, D. J. Freeland, M. Tselepi and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 6110 (2000).

 

[55]      "Spin-dependent electron transport in NiFe/GaAs Schottky barrier structures"
A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, C. M. Guertler and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 4670 (2000).

 

[56]      "Magnetization reversal in mesoscopic Ni80Fe20 wires: A magnetic domain launching device"
Lee WY, Hirohata A, Leung HT, Y. B. Xu, Gardiner SM, Yao CC, Bland JAC, IEEE Trans on Magn. 36, 3018 (2000).

 

[57]      "Magnetic domain reversal in ultrathin Co(100) films probed by GMR"
S. P. Li, A. Samad, W. S. Lew, Y. B. Xu, and J. A. C. Bland, Phys. Rev. B61, 6871 (2000).

 

[58]      "Ferromagnetic/III-V semiconductor heterostructures and magneto-electronic devices"
Y. B. Xu, D. J. Freeland, E. T. M. Kernohan, M. Tselepi, C. M. Guertler, J. A. C. Bland, S. N. Holmes, and D. A. Ritchie, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3661 (1999).

 

[59]      "Pseudo-hall effect and anisotropic magnetoresistance in mesoscopic NiFe device"
Y. C. Yao, D. G. Hasko, A. Hirohata, W. Y. Lee, Y. B. Xu and J. A. C. Bland, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3616 (1999).

 

[60]      "Effect of junction geometry on switching field and reversal behavior in permalloy wires"
W. Y. Lee, Y. B. Xu, C. A. F. Vaz, H. T. Leung, A. Hirohata, J. A. C. Bland, F. Rousseaux, E. Cambril, and H. Launois, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3883 (1999).

 

[61]      "Magnetization reversal dynamics in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100) thin films"
W.Y. Lee, B. Choi, Y. B. Xu and J. A. C. Bland, Phys. Rev. B60, 10216 (1999).

 

[62]      "Spin dependent electron transport through the ferromagnet/semiconductor interface induced by photon excitation"
A.Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, C. M. Guertler and J. A. C. Bland, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 2910 (1999).

 

[63]      "Magnetic domain evolution of permalloy mesoscopic dots"
A.Hirohata, H. T. Leung, Y. B. Xu, C. C. Yao and J. A. C. Bland, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3886 (1999).

 

[64]      "Influences of lateral geometry on magnetoresistance and magnetization reversal in NiFe wires"
Y. C. Yao, D. G. Hasko, A. Hirohata, W. Y. Lee, Y. B. Xu and J. A. C. Bland, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3865 (1999).

 

[65]      "Magnetization reversal and magnetic anisotropy in Co network nanostructures"
W. Y. Lee, H. T. Leung, W. Zhang, Y. B. Xu, A. Hirohata and J. A. C. Bland, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3475 (1999).

 

[66]      "Structure and magnetic properties of epitaxial Fe films on GaAs(100) and InAs(100) "
Y. B. Xu, E. T. M. Kernohan, M. Tselepi, D. J. Freeland, A. Ercole and J. A. C. Bland, J. Magn. Magn Mater. 198-199, 703 (1999).

 

[67]      "Scaling behaviour and evolution of ferromagnetism in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100) and Fe/InAs(100)"
J. Freeland, Y.B.Xu, E.T.M. Kernohan, M. Tselepi and J.A.C.Bland, Thin Solid Films 344, 210 (1999).

 

[68]      "Dynamic scaling of magnetic hysteresis in micron-sized NiFe dics"
W. Y. Lee, B. Choi, J. Lee, C. C. Yao, Y. B. Xu, D. K. Hasko and J. A. C. Bland, Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1609 (1999).

 

[69]      "Magneto-resistance in modulated width NiFe wires"
Y. C. Yao, D. G. Hasko, Y. B. Xu, W. Y. Lee and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 1689 (1999).

 

[70]      "Magnetization reversal and magnetoresistance in a lateral spin-injection device"
W.Y. Lee, S. Gardelis, B. C. Choi, Y. B. Xu, C. G. Smith, C.H.W. Barnes, E.H. Linfield, J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 6682 (1999).

 

[71]      "Ferromagnetic metal/semiconductor hybrid structures for magneto electronics"
Y. B. Xu, D. J. Freeland, E. T. M. Kernohan, W. Y. Lee, M. Tselepi, C. M. Guertler, C. A. F. Vaz, J. A. C. Bland, S.N. Holmes, N. K. Patel and D. A. Ritchie, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 5369 (1999).

 

[72]      "Domain wall trapping probed by MR and MFM in submicron ferromagnetic wire structures"
Y. B. Xu, C. A. F. Vaz, A. Hirohata, C. C. Yao, W. Y. Lee, J. A. C. Bland, F. Rousseaux, E. Cambril and H. Launois, J. App. Phys. 85, 6178 (1999).

 

[73]      "Spin-dependent electron transport at the ferromagnetic/semiconductor interface"
Hirohata, Y. B. Xu, C. M. Guertler and J. A. C. Bland, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 5804 (1999).

 

[74]      "Spin-dependent electron transport through the ferromagnet/semiconductor interface induced by photon excitation"
Hirohata A, Y. B. Xu, Guertler CR, Bland JAC, IEEE Trans. On Magn. 35, 2910 (1999).

 

[75]      "Pseudo-Hall effect and anisotropic magnetoresistance in a micronscale Ni80Fe20 device"
Yao CC, Hasko DG, Lee WY, Hirohata A, Y. B. Xu, Bland JAC, IEEE Trans. On Magn. 35, 3616 (1999).

 

[76]      "Evidence for polarized boron in Fe-B and Co-B alloys"
Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, E. A. Seddon, S. Cornelius and J. A. D. Mathew, IEEE Trans. on Magn. 35, 3427 (1999).

 

[77]      "Amorphous alloys as secondary standards for electron spin polarimetry"
E. A Seddon, A.E. R. Malins, M. Petty, M. D. Crapper, I. R. M. Wardell, A.K. Hide, M.Hardiman, Y. B. Xu, P. Hucknall, D. Greig, S. Clowes and E. McCash, Measurement Science & technology, l.10,.269, (1999).

 

[78]      "Single crystal Fe films grown on InAs(100) by molecular beam epitaxy"
Y. B. Xu, E. T. M. Kernohan, M. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland, and S. N. Holmes, Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 399 (1998).

 

[79]      "Evolution of the ferromagnetic phase of ultrathin Fe films grown on GaAs(100)-4x6"
Y. B. Xu, E. T. M. Kernohan, D. J. Freeland, A. Ercole, M. Tselepi and J. A. C. Bland, Phys. Rev. B58, 890(1998).

 

[80]      "Spin polarized photoemission from amorphous alloy surfaces"
J. A. D. Matthew, E. A. Seddon, Y. B. Xu, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 88, 171 (1998) (invited talk).

 

[81]      "Spin-resolved photoemission of in-situ sputtered iron and iron-yttrium alloys"
Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, E. A. Seddon and J. A. D. Matthew, Phys. Rev. B55, 11442 (1997).

 

[82]      "The spin-dependent electronic structure of amorphous alloys"
Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, A. L. Mitchell, E. A. Seddon and J. A. D. Matthew, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 4419 (1997).

 

[83]      "Surface magnetic microstructure of melt-spun magnetic ribbons"
E.A. Seddon, Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, I. R. M. Wardell, D. Rubio-Temprano and M. Hardiman, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 4419 (1997).

 

[84]      "Spin-polarised photoemission of Fe80B20"
Y. B. Xu, C. G. H. Walker, D. Greig, E. A. Seddon, I. W. Kirkman, F. M. Quinn and J. A. D. Matthew J.Phys. Conden. Matter. 8, 1567 (1996).

 

[85]      "Magnetic and magneto-optical properties of Co/Cu multilayers"
Y. B. Xu, M. Lu, Q. S. Bie, Y. Zhai, Q. Y. Jin, X. B. Zhu and H. R. Zhai, J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 144, 581 (1995).

 

[86]      "Spin polarization of nonmagnetic layers in multilayers"
H. R. Zhai, M. Lu, Y. B. Xu, Q. Y. Jin, Q. S. Bie, H. Wang, Y. Zhai, X. B. Zhu and Y. Z. Miao, J. Magn. Magn. Mater, 144, 533 (1995).

 

[87]      "A study of interlayer coupling in Co/Cu multilayers"
Q. Y. Jin, H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, Y. Zhai, M. Lu, S. M. Zhou, J. S. Payson and G. L. Dunifer, J. Appl. Phys. 77, 3971 (1995).

 

[88]      "Spin-wave resonance in CoCr/Cu/CoCr sandwiches"
Q. Y. Jin, H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, Q. S. Bie, M. Lu and Y. H. Shen, J. Magn. Magn. Mater , 140, 1985 (1995).

 

[89]      "Interlayer coupling in TM (Fe, FeCo, FeCoNi)/Cu multilayers studied with FMR measurements"
H.R. Zhai, X. B.Zhu, M. Lu, Q. S. Bie, Y. B. Xu, Q. Y. Jin, M. Jimbo, S. Tsunashima, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 144, 525 (1995).

 

[90]      "Magnetic-properties and interlayer coupling of Co/Al superlattices"
Q. Y. Jin, M. Lu, Q. S. Bie, Y. B. Xu, H. R. Zhai and Y. H. Shen, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 144, 565 (1995).

 

[91]      "Interlayer coupling and spin polarization of nonmagnetic layers in Fe/Cu and Fe/Ag CMF
Y. B. Xu, M. Lu, Q. Y. Jin, C. Hu, M. Lu, Q. S. Bie, H. R. Zhai, G. L. Dunifer and H. M. Naik, J. Appl. Phys. 75, 6190 (1994).

 

[92]      "Direct evidence of spin polarization oscillation in Cu layers of Fe/Cu multilayers observed by NMR"
Q. Y. Jin, Y. B. Xu, H. R. Zhai, C. Hu, M. Lu, Q. S. Bie, G. L. Dunifer and H. M. Naik, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 768 (1994).

 

[93]      "Spin wave resonance in Fe/Cu compositionally modulated films"
Q. Y. Jin, Y. B. Xu, Y. Zhai, M. Lu, Q. S. Bie, Y. Zhai and H. R. Zhai, Chin. Phys. Lett. l, 53 (1994).

 

[94]      "Evidence of magnetization of Ag in Fe/Ag compositionally modulated films by MOKE Spectra"
Y. B. Xu, Q. Y. Jin, Y. Zhai, H. R. Zhai, M. Lu and Y. Z. Miao, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 126 541 (1993).

 

[95]      "Complex magneto-optical Kerr rotation of Fe,FeCo/Cu multilayer films"
Y. B. Xu, Q. Y. Jin, Y. Zhai, M. Lu, Y. Z. Miao, Q. S. Bie and H. R. Zhai, J. Appl. Phys. 74, 3470 (1993).

 

[96]      "Magnetic properties of Fe-Ni/Cu multilayers"
S. M. Zhou, H. R. Zhai, A. Hu, Y. H. Liu, M. Lu and Y. B. Xu, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 126, 298 (1993).

 

[97]      "Additional Knight shift in Fe/Cu multilayers"
Q. Y. Jin, Y. B. Xu, H. R. Zhai, C. Hu, Y. Zhai, M. Lu, G. L. Dunifer and H. M. Naik, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 126, 285 (1993).

 

[98]      "Spin polarization and additional magneto-optical activity of nonmagnetic layers in Fe/Ag CMF
Y. B. Xu, H. R. Zhai, M. Lu, Q. Y. Jin and Y. Z. Miao, Phys. Lett. A, 168, 213 (1992).

 

[99]      "Metallic bilayers for MOKE enhancement at long wavelength"
Y. B. Xu, H. R. Zhai, M. Lu and Y .Z. Miao, B. X. Gu, Solid State Comm. 81 521 (1992).

 

[100]  "The magneto-optical Kerr effect of bilayers Fe/Au-Cu and Fe/Ag-Au"
H. R. Zhai, S. M. Zhou, M. Lu, Y. Z. Miao, H. Wang, Y. B. Xu and H. B. Huang, J. Appl. Phys. 71, 1373 (1992).

 

[101]  "Systematic study of the MOKE enhancement in multilayer structures"
H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, M. Lu, Y. Z. Miao, H. Wang, S. M. Zhou and B. X. Gu, Proc. Inter. Symp. on Phys. of Magn. Mater. (ISPMM), Beijing,(1992) p.251, (invited talk).

 

[102]  "The magneto-optics in layered and multilayered films"
H. R. Zhai, M. Lu, Y. Z. Miao, Y. B. Xu, S. M. Zhou, H. Wang, J. W. Cai and B. X. Gu, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 115, 20 (1992).

 

[103]  "Enhancement of magneto-optical Kerr effect in layered films"
H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, M. Lu and Y. Z. Miao, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 104, 1027 (1992).

 

[104]  "Magneto-optical Kerr rotation of thin ferromagnetic films"
H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, M. Lu and Y. Z. Miao, SPIE(USA), 1519, 575 (1991).

 

[105]  "The magneto-optical Kerr effect of bilayer films Nd-Fe/Cu and Nd-Fe/Al"
S. M. Zhou, M. Lu, H. R. Zhai, P. B. Tian. H. Wang and Y. B. Xu, J. Appl. Phys. 69, 5992 (1991).

 

[106]  "Orientation Determination Of High-Tc Bscco Single-Crystal By Simulating Kossel Diffraction"
Zhang Jz, Wang Wl, Li Bq, Shen Hm, Y. B. Xu, Wang Yn, Chinese Science Bulletin 36, 1441 (1991).

 

[107]  "Enhancement of magneto-optical effect in Fe/PbTe and Fe/Pb bilayer films"
J. W. Cai, M. Lu, H. R. Zhai, Y. Z. Miao, H. Wang, Y. B. Xu and H. B. Huang, J. Appl. Phys. 70, 5045 (1991).

 

[108]  "Thickness and substrate dependence of magneto-optical Kerr effect of thin magnetic films"
H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, M. Lu,Y. Z. Miao, K. L. Hogue, H. M. Naik and M. Ahmad, J. Appl. Phys. 70, 5858 (1991).

 

[109]  "Magneto-optical Kerr effect of metallic bilayers with thin metal reflecting layer"
H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, M. Lu and Y. Z. Miao, Phys. Stat. Soli.(a), 124, K67 (1991).

 

[110]  "A study of the magneto-optical Kerr effect in layered films"
Y. B. Xu, H. R. Zhai and M. Lu, J. Appl. Phys. 70, 7033 (1991).

 

[111]  "Enhancement Of Kerr Rotation Of Thin Fe Films"
Y. B. Xu, Lu M, Zhai Hg, Miao Yz, Wang H, Zhou S, Cai Jw, Chinese Physics Letters 7, 377 (1990).

 

[112]  "Magnetooptical Kerr Effect Of Nd-Fe Films And Nd-Fe/Cu Bilayers"
Zhou Sm, Lu M, Zhai Hr, Miao Yz, Tian Pb, Wang H, Y. B. Xu, Solid State Communications 76, 1305 (1990).

 

Part C: Invited presentations and conference talks:

 

  1. Y.B. Xu, “Progress and challenge in spintronic materials and devices”, The XXVII Conference on Solid State Physics and Materials Science, Ain Soukhna, Egypt, March, 2008 (invited),

 

  1. Y. B. Xu et al, “Half-metallic magnetic materials and hybrid spintronic Structures”, Intermag08, May 2008, Madrid. (Invited).

 

  1. Y.B.  Xu, “Progress and Challenge in hybrid spintronic materials and devices”, Symposium of Progress and Challenge in Spintronics, WUN-SPIN07, August 2007, York (leading speaker)

 

  1. Y.B.  Xu, “WUN fostered global communities: Spintronics”, WUN Annual Meeting - Strategies for future success, Beijing, May 2007

 

  1. Y.B.  Xu, “Spinning into future electronics”, Workshop for Yorkshire Entrepreneurs,  York, 2006

 

  1. Y. B. Xu et al, “Fe spin moments at the GaAs interface”, The MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, November 28 – December 2, 2005. (invited talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu et al, “Spintronics and Nanomagnetism”, The Second Conference on Nanoscale Devices and System Integrations, Houston, Texas, April 4-6, 2005 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu et al, “ Hybrid magnetic/semiconductor spintronic materials and devices”, International Symposium on Advanced Magnetic Technologies and International Symposium on Magnetic Materials and Applications, Taipei, Taiwan, August 24-27, 2005 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu et al, “Self-assembled and patterned Fe dots arrays on GaAs”, International Conference on Fine Particle Magnetism, London, 20-22 September, 2004 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y.B. Xu, S. Lepadatu, and  E. Ahmad “Current induced magnetic switching in patterned nanowires”, 7th Oxford-Kobe Seminar on Spintronic Materials and Devices, Kobe, Japan, Sept. 2-3, 2004 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, Y. X. Lu, J. S. Claydon and E. Ahmad “Synthesis of epitaxial Fe3O4/GaAs(100) hybrid structure for spintronics”, Joint European Magnetic Symposia, Dresden, Germany, September 05-10, 2004 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu and S. Lepadatu “Probing domain wall scattering with current induced switching”,   Joint European Magnetic Symposia, Dresden, Germany, September 05-10, 2004 (talk).   

        

  1. Y.B. Xu, “Micro-nano-scale magnetic/III-V semiconductor heterostructures”, 5th Joint UK Magnetics Workshop, Glasgow, July 2-4, 2003 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y.B. Xu, “Magnetic and electrical properties of Fe on GaAs”, 6th Oxford-Kobe Seminar on Magnetic Materials, Kobe, Japan, Sept. 16-19, 2003 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, “Magnetic/semiconductor hybrid materials and spintronics”, Tohoku University, invited  seminar given during the VC’s Japan trip, Sept, 2003.

 

  1.  “Nanotechnology research in York”, Zhejiang University, invited seminar given during the York University’s China trip, April 18, 2003,

 

  1. Invited to give a seminar on “Hybrid materials for spintronics” for the WUN network, 2004.

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, “Spin-engineering in magnetic nanostructures: 2D films, 1D wires, and 0D dots

8th Annual International Conference on Composites Engineering, Tenerife, Spain, Aug. 5-11, 2001, invited talk.

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, “Spin-engineering in magnetic nanostructures: 2D films, 1D wires, and 0D dots”, Chinese Youth Symposium on Nanomaterials and their applications, Hefei, May 24-29, 2001, invited talk.

 

  1. Ferromagnetic metal/semiconductor heterostructures", Nottingham University, August 28, 2001, invited seminar.

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, M. Tselepi, C. M. Guertler, C. A. F. Vaz,  and J. A. C. Bland, “Giant enhancement of orbital moments and perpendicular anisotropy in epitaxial Fe/GaAs(100)”, presented on the 8th  Joint MMM-INTERMAG conference, San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 7-11, 2001 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, A. Hirohata, T. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland, E. Cambril, F. Rousseaux and H. Launois, “Effects of interdot dipole coupling in mesoscopic epitaxial Fe (100) dot arrays”, presented on the 8th  Joint MMM-INTERMAG conference, San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 7-11, 2001 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, Tselepi M, Dudzik E, Guertler CM, Vaz CAF, Wastlbauer G, Freeland DJ, Bland JAC, van der Laan G, “Spin and orbital magnetic moments of ultrathin Fe films on GaAs(100) studied by X-ray magnetic circular dichronism”, presented on the International Conference on Magnetism (ICM) 2000, Recife, Brazil, August 2000 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu,Micromagnetism and magneto-transport in mesoscopic magnetic structures”,

presented at the Conference on Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (CMMP), Leicester, Dec., 1999 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, D. J. Freeland, M. Tselepi and J. A. C. Bland, “Uniaxial magnetic anisotropy of ultrathin epitaxial Fe films on InAs(100)-4x2 and GaAs(100)-4x2”, presented on the 44th Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, San Jose, California, Nov.15-18, 1999 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, A. Hirohata, H. T. Leung, T. Tselepi, J. A. C. Bland, E. Cambril, F. Rousseaux and H. Launois, “Micromagnetism in mesoscopic epitaxial Fe dot arrays”, Presented on the 44th Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, San Jose, California, Nov.15-18, 1999 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, E. A. Seddon, S. Cornelius and J. A. D. Matthew, “Evidence for polarized boron in Fe-B and Co-B alloys”, presented on INTERMAG conference, Seoul, Korea, May 18-21, 1999 (talk).
  2. Y. B. Xu, E. T. M. Kernohan, M. Tselepi, D. J. Freeland, A. Ercole and J. A. C. Bland, “Structure and magnetic properties of epitaxial Fe films on GaAs(100) and InAs(100)

presented on INTERMAG conference, Seoul, Korea, May 18-21, 1999 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, C. A. F. Vaz, A. Hirohata, C. C. Yao, W. Y. Lee, J. A. C. Bland, F. Rousseaux, E. Cambril and H. Launois, “Domain wall trapping probed by MR and MFM in submicron ferromagnetic wire structures”, presented on the 43rd Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, Miami, Florida, Nov. 9-12, 1998 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, D. J. Freeland, E. T. M. Kernohan, W. Y. Lee, M. Tselepi, C. M. Guertler, C. A. F. Vaz, J. A. C. Bland, S.N. Holmes, N. K. Patel and D. A. Ritchie, “Ferromagnetic metal/semiconductor hybrid structures for magneto electronics”, presented on the 43rd Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, Miami, Florida, Nov. 9-12, 1998 (talk).

 

  1. J. A. D. Matthew, E. A. Seddon, Y. B. Xu, “Spin polarized photoemission from amorphous alloy surfaces”, presented on the 7th International Conference on Electron Spectroscopy, Chiba, Japan, Sept. 8-12 1997 (invited talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, E. A. and J. A. D. Matthew,  “Spin-polarised electron spectroscopy of amorphous magnetic alloys”, presented at the Conference on Current Research in Magnetism, Daresbury Laboratory, May, 1996 (talk).

 

  1. Y. B. Xu, D. Greig, A. L. Mitchell, E. A. Seddon and J. A. D. Matthew,  “The spin-dependent electronic structure of amorphous alloys”, presented on 41st Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials, Atlanta, Georgia, Nov. 12-15, 1996 (talk).

 

  1. H. R. Zhai, Y. B. Xu, M. Lu, Y. Z. Miao, H. Wang, S. M. Zhou and B. X. Gu, "Systematic study of the MOKE enhancement in multilayer structures"

presented on Inter. Symp. on  Phys. of Magn. Mater. (ISPMM), Beijing, 1992 (invited talk).