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Massimo Ghidini
CURRICULUM VITAE

Current Academic Appointments

• Researcher with habilitation as Associate Professor in Experimental Physics
Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, University of Parma, Italy

• Advanced Magnetic Materials Fellow
Diamond Light Source, Didcot, Oxfordshire, (UK) and Churchill College, University of Cambridge (UK)

• Long term Academic Visitor
Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge (UK)

Previously held Academic Appointments

2009-2016 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, DEPT. OF MATERIALS & METALLURGY
Visiting Scientist (funded by EPSRC and Isaac Newton Trust, Cambridge)

2007-2008 INSTITUT NATIONAL POLYTECHNIQUE DE GRENOBLE (INPG)
Visiting Professor (funded by INPG)

2007 INSTITUT L. NEEL
Chercheur Invitè CNRS (funded by CNRS)

2005 CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Visiting Scientist (funded by CNR)

1999 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, CLARENDON LABORATORY
Visiting Scientist (funded by the Clarendon Laboratory)

1997 - 1998 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, CLARENDON LABORATORY Marie Curie Fellow

1996 - 1997 ISTITUTO MASPEC-CNR (Parma)
Research Fellow

1995 - 1996 LABORATOIRE DE MAGNETISME L. NEEL (Grenoble)
French Research Council Post-doctoral Fellow

1992 - 1995 LABORATOIRE DE MAGNETISME L. NEEL (CNRS, Grenoble, France)
PhD Fellowship of the French Ministry of Research

Track Record of Research Funding (peer reviewed)

Nominative Fellowships

• Visiting Fellowship EPSRC, EP/G031509/1, Title: "Visiting Fellowship - Dr Massimo Ghidini; studies of exchange- and magnetoelectric coupling", PI MG Blamire, Co-I ND Mathur,froml 23/3/2009 to 22/3/2010, value 78,357 £

• Visiting Professor, Institut Nationale Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG), Magnetic Imaging, from 10/2007 to 01/2008

• Chercheur Invite', (Poste Rouge CNRS), Institut L. Néel de Grenoble from 06/2007 to 10/2007

• Marie Curie Fellowship, EC contract number FMBICT961228, Title: Novel Mesoscale Magnetic Arrays and Devices, 24 months, from 1/1/1997 al 31/12/1998

Research grants

• Specific for my salary, Imaging and control of magnetism in nanopatterned magnetoelectric heterostructures, Isaac Newton Trust 11.35 (u), from 1/7/2012 to 30/6/2013, value £23,577

• Specific for my salary, Imaging magnetic domains under electrical control, Isaac Newton Trust 10.26(u), from 1/11/2011 to 30 June 2012, value £34,905

• Theme leader work package Scanning Probe Microscopy of Spintronic devices, in EC STREP OFSPIN 2006-2010, valore complessivo EUR 2,622,400, Coord. Dr. V. Dediu, Institute of Nanostructured Materials ISMN-CNR, Bologna

• PI of the Parma Research Unit (Partner), 2002-2006, EC RTN DYNAMICS, Coordinator Prof. Theo Rasing, University of Nijmegen, valore 20,000 EUR

• PI, Fiber optic interferometry controlled nanopositioners for low-temperature scanning probe microscopy, Mobilita' Internazionale CNR, Partner Prof. J. Marohn, Baker Labs, Cornell University, value EUR 10,000

• PI, Swift Heavy Ions for Magnetic Nanostructures, Programma Galileo, Partner: Prof. J.P. Nozieres, Institut Néel, CNRS, Grenoble, durata 24 moths 1998-1999, value EUR 20,000

• PI, Electrical and Optical Control of Magnetic and Transport Properties of Manganites, CNISM project 2006-2007, durata 12 mesi, valore EUR 25,000

• Scientific Secretary, writing, organising and managing the Italian Ministry of Research FIRB project Magnetic Nanostructures for Microsystems Technology (2001-2005) which networked the most of the Italian magnetic community (130 people), value EUR 6,000,000

• PI, Voltage control of magnetic skyrmions in CoFeB films on ferroelectric substrates, Proposal SI20726, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Exploring the onset of antiferromagnetic ordering in Fe2-xMn1+xAl Heusler films showing a large exchange bias shift, Proposal SI18619, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 40,000

• PI, Voltage-driven magnetization reversal in a nanomagnet, Proposal SI19060, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Exploring the onset of antiferromagnetic ordering in Fe2-xMn1+xAl Heusler films showing a large exchange bias shift (continuation), Proposal SI18932, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Imaging electric control of magnetism in ferroelectric/ferromagnetic vertical heteroepitaxial nanocomposites, Proposal SI16400, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• Co-investigator, Electrically driven in-plane Magnetization Reversal in Manganite Thin Films, Proposal SI14745, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• Co-investigator, Imaging ferroelectric and ferromagnetic domains in Fe grown on BTO, Proposal SI12893, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Voltage control of magnetic vortex states in permalloy nanodiscs on ferroelectric substrates, Proposal SI11843, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Imaging strain- and charge-mediated magnetoelectric coupling using PEEM, Proposal 14200964
ST/R-1.1-P, Bessy synchrotron, Berlin. This proposal has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n.°312284

• PI, Electrical control of magnetism in ferromagnetic-ferroelectric heterostructures on inactive substrates, Proposal SI10465, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Magnetoelectric imaging of magnetization under ferroelectric control in Ni dots on BaTiO3, Proposal SI 9590, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Imaging strain- and charge-mediated magnetoelectric coupling with PEEM, Proposal 14100670, Bessy synchrotron, Berlin. This proposal has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n.°312284.

• PI, Magnetoelectric coupling arising from charge and strain studied using X-Ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism, Proposal SI8987, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Imaging electrically driven giant changes of thin-film magnetization, Proposal SI8876 Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Visualising electrical-field control of magnetism in Ni nanodots, Proposal SI8186 Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Simultaneous electrical and magnetic imaging of magnetoelectric epitaxial heterostructures, Proposal SI7627 Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Simultaneous electrical and magnetic imaging of magnetoelectric epitaxial heterostructures, Proposal SI6827 Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• PI, Magnetic Domains under electrical control, Proposal SI 6230, Diamond Light Source, Didcot, £ 80,000

• Co-I, Italian Research Project of National Interest (PRIN), Modellizzazione micromagnetica e studio dei processi di rilassamento termico in sistemi nano-compositi di tipo exchange-spring, 24 months from 22/03/2010

• Co-I, PRIN, Proprietà metalliche e magnetiche di cluster molecolari, 24 months, from 20/11/2003.

• Co-I in 7 proposals at Diamond Light Source (SI8325, NT5888, SI7451, SI6249, SI6197, SI1773, SI1771)

Other Academic Activities

Conference Organizer

• Organizer and co-chair of the symposium "Voltage control of Nanomagnetism" Joint MMM-Intermag Conference (Washington DC, January 2019)

• Chair of the oral session " Magnetoelectrics ", Joint MMM-Intermag Conference (Washington DC, January 2019)

• Leading organizer of the Workshop, " Opportunities with the low temperature aberration corrected PEEM", 29 January 2019, Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

• Leading organizer of the Workshop "FerroX", 11-12 June 2015, Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

• Organizer of the NATO Advanced Study Institute: Magnetic Nanostructures for Microsystems Technology
July 2006, Catona, Italy

• Member of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2012 Joint European Magnetic Symposia (JEMS), September 2012, Parma, Italy

Expert Evaluator

• European Research Council (ERC)

• Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK

• Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) France

Editor

• Editor of the book “Magnetic Nanostructures in Modern Technology: Spintronics, Magnetic MEMS and Recording”, (Springer, 2007)

PhD examiner and reviewer

• External reviewer of the following Ph D theses:

-2017 Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland): Mr D. Lopez Gonzalez

-2016 University J. Fourier (Grenoble, France): Mr Ba Doan

-2013 University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada): Mr M. Elsayed

-2011 University J. Fourier (Grenoble, France): Mr C. Ndao

• Examiner for the PhD Alex Wellburton (University of Cambridge)

• Member of the examination committees (“commissioni d'esame di concorso” ) for the recruitment of university and INFM (National Institute of Matter) full-time permanent researchers:

- 2008 Università di Ferrara

- 2006 Università di Napoli Federico II

- 2000 INFM, Genova

• Internal Examiner at graduations (University of Parma):

- Laurea: 10 students

- PhD: 2 sessions, 6 students in total

Educational Outreach

• Responsible for undergraduate counseling for the Physics degree (2002-2007) at the University of Parma and for outreach initiatives (Demonstrations and Talks in High Schools, stages for high school students) aimed at stimulating interest for up-to-date research

• Lecturer and organizer of Courses on the Physics and Technology of Materials for Physics Teachers at high school level held in Genova (2000-2001) by INFM (National Institute for the Physics of Matter)

Invited talks

Invited talks at international conferences
*denotes session chair

• Magnetoelectric imaging of multiferroic heterostructures,
Workshop "Opportunities for Quantum Materials Research at Diamond-II"
Abingdon, UK
September 2018

• Voltage control of magnetic domains and vortices in Ni films on ferroelectric substrates
International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities, ISIF 2017
Delhi, India
December 2017

• Magnetoelectric imaging of multiferroic heterostructures
SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering
San Diego, USA
August 2015

• Magnetoelectric imaging of multiferroic heterostructures
FerroX Workshop, Diamond Light Source, UK
June 2015

• Thermal and Electrical control of perpendicular magnetization
Joint UK-Korea Meeting on Spintronics and Advanced Materials
ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
April 2013

• Thermal and Electrical control of perpendicular magnetization
*Royal Society Meeting: Magnetoelectrics at the mesoscale
Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire
September 2012

• Thermal and electrical control of perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in ferromagnetic films on ferroelectric substrates
15th European Conference on Composite Materials
Venice, Italy
June 2012

• Magnetic Imaging at the Nanoscale
Magnet School of Magnetism
Pavia, Italy
February 2012

• Reversible control of perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in ferromagnetic films via thermal and electrical treatments of the ferroelectric substrate
*International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF 2011)
Cambridge, UK
August 2011

• Artificial Magnetic materials for Microsystems technology
XCII Congress of the Italian Physical Society
Turin, Italy
September 2006

• Hard-soft composite magnets
*III Joint European Magnetic Symposia
S. Sebastian, Spain
June 2006

• Swift Heavy Ions for Magnetic Nanostructures
International School Physics with Ions
Blainville-sur-Mer, Normandie
May 2005

• The Activated Torsion Oscillation Magnetometer
Moscow International Symposium on Magnetism
Moscow, Russia
June 2002

• Mesoscopic engineering of the magnetic properties of some ferromagnetic rare-earth transition metal compounds
INFMeeting, Catania, Italy
June 1999

• Artificial Magnetic Nanoparticle Systems
International School on the Magnetic Properties of Matter
Sorrento, Italy
November 1996

• Swift Heavy Ions for Magnetic Nanostructures
Swift Heavy Ions and Matter Conference
Berlin, Germany
September 1998

• Magnetic properties of amorphous nanoparticles created by heavy ion irradiation of paramagnetic YCo2 thin films
Joint MMM- Intermag Conference
Albuquerque, USA, 1994

• Magnetisation processes in amorphous nanoparticles obtained by heavy ion irradiation of non magnetic Y-Co films
International Conference on Magnetism of Films and Surfaces
Dusseldorf, Germany, 1994

Invited talks at Laboratories and Universities

• Voltage control of magnetic domains and vortices in Ni films on ferroelectric substrates
Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK
September 2017

• Electrical control of Magnetism
University of Parma, Italy
December 2012

• Electrically driven magnetic reversal with no applied magnetic field
Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University, UK
December 2011

• Electrical control of local magnetism
Max Planck Institut, Halle, Germany
October 2011

• Non-volatile electrical control of local magnetism observed using Magnetic Force Microscopy
Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, Cambridge University Engineering Department, UK
July 2010

• Hard-soft composite magnets
University of Exeter, UK
September 2008

• MFM observation of flux closures in self-assembled Fe epitaxial dots
Institut Neel, CNRS, Grenoble, France
September 2007

• Magnetization and magnetic domain processes in perpendicular films and nanocomposite multilayers
Institut Neel, CNRS, Grenoble, France
September 2007

• The activated torsion oscillation magnetometer
Ohio State University, Columbus, US
September 2002

• The activated torsion oscillation magnetometer
Institut Neel, CNRS, Grenoble, France
October 2002

• Swift Heavy Ions for Magnetic Nanostructures
CEA, Grand Accelerateur National d'Ions Lourds (GANIL), Caen, France
September 1996

Supervision and mentoring of research projects

At the University of Parma I have supervised or co-supervised the research work of 11 graduate students and 2 PhDs.
I have also co-supervised the following research projects:

2017-2018 Cristina Boukouvala (University of Cambridge)
2015-2016 Dr Jing Wang (Full time lecturer, Nanjing University) during her 1year visit to Cambridge
2013-2014 MPhil research project of Arnaud Lesaine (Ecole Centrale Paris)
Summer research project of Bonan Zhu (University of Cambridge)
2012-2013 MPhil research project of Osas Omoigiade (University of Cambridge)
2011-2012 MPhil research project of Mateusz Zelazny (University of Cambridge)
MPhil research of Nicolas Metallier (Ecole Centrale Paris)
2010-2011 MPhil research project of Feng Ye (University of Cambridge)
MPhil research project Jordane Soussi (Ecole Centrale Paris)
2009-2010 MPhil research project of Stephan Knoll (University of Cambridge)

Teaching

Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy and Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK

2016-2017 Supervisor in Materials Science, Part IB (Second Year), Natural Sciences Tripos
Supervisor for the Part III (third year) Course M7, Electronics Ceramics

2015-2016 Supervisor in Materials Science, Part IB (Second Year) , Natural Sciences Tripos
Supervisor for the Part III (third year) Course M7, Electronics Ceramics

2014-2015 Supervisor in Materials Science, Part IB (Second Year), Natural Sciences Tripos
Supervisor for the Part III (third year) Course M7, Electronics Ceramics

Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, University of Parma, Italy

2018-2019 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
General Physics 2 (Degree in Electronic Engineering, 60 hours)
2017-2018 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2016-2017 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2015-2016 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2008-2009 Analog Electronics (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2007-2008 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Laboratory of Optics (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Analog Electronics (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2006-2007 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Analog Electronics (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2005-2006 Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Analog Electronics (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2004-2005 Electronic instrumentation (Degree in Physics, 60 hrs)
Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hrs)
2003-2004 Electronic instrumentation (Degree in Physics, 60 hrs)
Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hrs)
Mechanical properties (Degree in Materials Science, 60 hours)
2002-2003 Electronic Instrumentation (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Mechanical properties (Degree in Materials Science, 60 hours)
2001-2002 Electronic Instrumentation (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
Electronics (Degree in Physics, 120 hours)
Laboratory of Electromagnetism (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
2000-2001 Electronics I (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)
1999-2000 Electronica I (Degree in Physics, 60 hours)

Pubblicazioni

1. M. Ghidini, R. Mansell, F. Maccherozzi, X. Moya, L. C. Phillips, W. Yan, D. Pesquera, C. H. W. Barnes, R. P. Cowburn, J.-M. Hu, S. S. Dhesi and N. D. Mathur
Shear-strain mediated magnetoelectric effects revealed by imaging
under review, Nature Materials

2. M. Ghidini, R. Mansell, R. Pellicelli, D. Pesquera, B. Nair, X. Moya, S. Farokhipoor, F. Maccherozzi, R Cowburn, S. S. Dhesi and N.D. Mathur
Voltage-driven annihilation and creation of magnetic vortex states by ferroelectric domain switching
to be submitted to Advanced Materials

3. M. Ghidini, B. Zhu, R. Mansell, R.Pellicelli, A. Lesaine, X. Moya, S. Crossley, B. Nair, F. Maccherozzi, S.S. Dhesi and N. D. Mathur
Voltage control of magnetic single domains in Ni discs on ferroelectric BaTiO3
invited paper to the special issue of J. Phys D on Magnetoelectrics and their applications,
Editors Gopalan Srinivasan, Cewen Nan, M S Ramachandra Rao, Nian Sun
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 51, 224007, (2018)

4. W. Yan, L. C. Phillips, M. Barbone, S. J. Hämäläinen, A. Lombardo, M. Ghidini, X. Moya, F. Maccherozzi, S. van Dijken, S. S. Dhesi, A. C. Ferrari, and N. D. Mathur
Long Spin Diffusion Length in Few-Layer Graphene Flakes
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 147201 (2016)

5. L. C. Phillips, A. Lombardo, M. Ghidini, W. Yan, S. Kar-Narayan, S. J. Hämäläinen, M. Barbone, S. Milana, S.
van Dijken, A. C. Ferrari, and N. D. Mathur
Tunnelling anisotropic magnetoresistance at La0.67Sr0.33MnO3-graphene interfaces
Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 112405, (2016)

6. L. C. Phillips, W. Yan, X. Moya, M. Ghidini, F. Maccherozzi, S. S. Dhesi and N. D. Mathur
Control of magnetization-reversal processes via uniaxial anisotropy strength in La 0.67Sr0.33MnO3 electrodes for spintronic devices
Phys. Rev. Applied, 4, 064004, (2015)

7. R. Gonçalves, P. Martins, X. Moya, M. Ghidini, V. Sencadas, G. Botelho, N. D. Mathur and S. Lanceros-Mendez
Magnetoelectric CoFe2O4/polyvinylidene fluoride electrospun nanofibres
Nanoscale, 7, 8058, (2015)

8. M. Ghidini, F. Maccherozzi, X. Moya, L.C. Phillips, W. Yan, J. Soussi, N. Métallier, M. E. Vickers, N. -J. Steinke, R. Mansell, C.H.W. Barnes, S.S. Dhesi, N.D. Mathur
Perpendicular local magnetization under voltage control in Ni films on ferroelectric BaTiO3 substrates
Advanced Materials, 27, 1460, (2015)

9. P. Graziosi, A. Riminucci, M. Prezioso, , C. Newby, D. Brunel, I. Bergenti, D. Pullini, D. Busquets-Mataix, M. Ghidini, V.A. Dediu
Pentacene thin films on ferromagnetic oxide: Growth mechanism and spintronic devices
Appl. Phys. Lett., 105, 022401, (2014)

10. James F.J. Bryson, Julia Herroro Albillios, Florian Kronast, Massimo Ghidini, Simon A.T. Redfern
Gerrit van der Laan, Richard J. Harrison
Nanopaleomagnetism of meteoritic Fe–Ni studied using X-ray photoemission electron microscopy
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 396, 125, (2014)

11. M. Ghidini, R. Pellicelli, N. D. Mathur
Non-volatile magnetoelectric edge-effects observed using magnetic force microscopy
Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 142401, (2014)

12. L. C. Phillips, F. Maccherozzi, X. Moya, M. Ghidini, W. Yan, J. Soussi, , S. S. Dhesi, N. D. Mathur
Tuning La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 surface magnetism using LaMnO3 and SrTiO3 caps
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 355, 331, (2014)

13. M. Ghidini, R. Pellicelli, J.L. Prieto, X. Moya, J. Briscoe, S. Dunn, N.D. Mathur
Non-volatile electrically driven repeatable magnetization reversal with no applied magnetic field
Nature Communications 4, 1453, (2013)

14. X. Moya, L. E. Hueso, F. Maccherozzi, A. I. Tovstolytkin, D. I. Podyalovskii, C. Ducati, L. Phillips, M. Ghidini, O. Hovorka, A. Berger, M. E. Vickers, S. S. Dhesi, N. D. Mathur,
Giant extrinsic reversible magnetocaloric effects in La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 films due to strain
Nature Materials 12, 52, (2013)

15. L. C. Phillips, M. Ghidini, X. Moya, F. Maccherozzi, S. S. Dhesi and N. D. Mathur
Transverse magnetic domains in nominally uniaxial La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 films on NdGaO3 (001)
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 46, 032002, (2013)

16. X. Xu, M. Ghidini, G. Zangari
The Influence of Hypophosphite Additions on the Electrodeposition of Co-Rich Co-Pt Alloys, and on Their Structural and Magnetic Properties
J. Electrochem. Soc. 159, D240-D245, (2012)

17. R. Pellicelli, M. Solzi, C. Pernechele, M. Ghidini
Continuum micromagnetic modeling of antiferromagnetically exchange-coupled multilayers
Phys. Rev. B 83, 054434, (2011)

18. A. A. Sidorenko, C. Pernechele, P. Lupo, M. Ghidini, M. Solzi, R. DeRenzi, I. Bergenti, P. Graziosi, V. Dediu, L. Hueso, A. T. Hindmarch
Interface effects on an ultrathin Co film in multilayers based on the organic semiconductor Alq3
Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 162509, (2010)

19. R. Pellicelli, M. Solzi,V. Neu, C. Pernechele, M. Ghidini, L. Schultz
Modeling and characterization of reversible demagnetization processes in exchange-coupled SmCo5/Fe/SmCo5 trilayers
Phys. Rev. B 81, 184430, (2010)

20. M. Ghidini, A. Lodi Rizzini, C. Pernechele, M. Solzi, P. Vavassori
Growth-rate dependence of the extrinsic magnetic properties of electrodeposited CoPt thick films
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 322, 1576, (2010)

21. R. Pellicelli, M. Solzi, M. Ghidini, C. Pernechele
Modeling of irreversible switching and viscosity phenomena in perpendicular thin films
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 322, 1377, (2010)

22. M. Solzi, C. Pernechele, M. Ghidini, M. Natali, M. Bolzan
Magnetic analysis of MnAs films grown on GaAs and Si substrates for potential spintronics and magnetocaloric applications
J.Magn.Magn.Mater. 322,1565 (2010)

23. C. Pernechele, I. Bergenti, M. Solzi, M. Ghidini, V. Dediu
Growth Induced Anisotropy of Cobalt in Cobalt/ Organic Semiconductor
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 322, 1251, (2010)

24. R. Pellicelli, C. Pernechele, M. Solzi, M. Ghidini, F. Casoli, F. Albertini
Modeling and characterization of irreversible switching and viscosity phenomena in perpendicular exchange-spring Fe-FePt bilayers
Phys. Rev. B. 78, 184434, (2008)

25. E. Arisi, I. Bergenti, M. Cavallini, M. Ghidini, C.Pernechele, M. Solzi, V. Dediu
Direct deposition of magnetite thin films on organic semiconductors
Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 113305, (2008)

26. C.Pernechele, M. Ghidini, M. Solzi, E. Arisi, V. Dediu
Magnetic behaviour of hybrid magnetite/organic semiconductor bilayers
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41, 134013, (2008)

27. B. Azzerboni,G. Asti, L. Pareti, M. Ghidini (Eds.)
Magnetic Nanostructures in Modern Technology: Spintronics, Magnetic MEMS and Recording
Springer, (Berlin, New York),2007, pp. 1-320 ISBN 978-1-4020-6337-4

28. R. Bertacco, M. Finazzi, A. Sydorenko, M. Ghidini, G. Allodi, R. De Renzi
Proximity effects induced by a gold layer on La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films
Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 102506, (2007)

29. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, M. Mulazzi, R.Pellicelli, M. Solzi, K. Chesnel, A. Marty
Nucleation of weak stripe domains: thermal dependence of exchange and anisotropy
Phys. Rev. B 76, 094414 (2007)

30. M. Solzi, C. Pernechele, R. Pellicelli, M. Ghidini, F. Albertini, F. Casoli
Angular Dependence of Demagnetization Processes in Fe-FePt Perpendicular Bilayers,
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 316, e313, (2007)

31. S.Brivio, M. Cantoni, D. Petti, A. Cattoni, R. Bertacco, M. Finazzi, F. Ciccacci, A. Sidorenko, G. Allodi, M. Ghidini, R. de Renzi
Decrease of the Curie temperature of La 0.67 Sr0.3MnO3 thin films covered by gold layers
Mater. Sci. Eng. B 144, 93–96 (2007)

32. C.Pernechele, M.Ghidini, M. Solzi, R. Pellicelli, F. Albertini, F. Casoli
Magnetic Viscosity Effects In Epitaxial L10 FePt Thin Films And Exchange Spring Fe-FePt Bilayers
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 316, e162, (2007)

33. M. Ghidini, G.Asti, R. Pellicelli, C. Pernechele, M. Solzi,
Hard-soft composite magnets
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 316, 159–165, (2007)

34. M. Ghidini, G. Asti, C. Pernechele, M. Solzi, G. Zangari
Switching process in hard Co-Pt films
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 316 , e112–e115, (2007)

35. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, R. Pellicelli, C. Pernechele, M. Solzi, F. Albertini, F. Casoli, S. Fabbrici, L. Pareti
Magnetic phase diagram and demagnetization processes in perpendicular exchange-spring multilayers
Phys. Rev. B 73, 094406, (2006)

36. M. Ghidini, G.Zangari, I.L. Prejbeanu, G. Pattanaik, G. Asti, C. Pernechele, M. Solzi
Magnetization processes in Co-rich Co-Pt films with perpendicular anisotropy
J. Appl. Phys. 100, 103911 (2006)

37. C. Pernechele, M. Solzi, R. Pellicelli, M. Ghidini, F. Casoli, F. Albertini
Demagnetization Processes At Varying Angles in Fe-FePt Exchange Spring Bilayers
in Magnetic Nanostructures for Micro-Electromechanical Systems and Spintronic Applications, (2006) p. 86-92, REGGIO CALABRIA:Falzea Editore, ISBN: 8882962091.

38. M. Ghidini, M. Solzi, G. Asti, G. Zangari, S. Auffret, J.P. Nozieres, G.Calestani
Magnetization reversal in Ni80Fe20/Co80Pt20 bilayers
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 290-291, 223-226 (2005)

39. M. Carbucicchio, M. Ghidini,,M. Rateo, M. Solzi
Magnetization processes in exchange coupled nano-crystalline Fe/Co systems
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 290-291, 175-178, (2005)

40. G. Asti, M. Solzi, M. Ghidini
Influence of domain walls on the singular point detection of energy losses in hard magnetic materials
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 290-291, 533, (2005)

41. G. Asti, M. Solzi, M. Ghidini, F. M. Neri
Micromagnetic analysis of exchange-coupled hard-soft planar nanocomposites
Phys. Rev. B 69, 174401, (2004)

42. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, F. M. Neri, M. Solzi
Flux reversal in hard-soft composite magnets
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 272-276 650-651 (2004)

43. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, M. Solzi, F. M. Neri
Magnetic phase diagram of the planar exchange-spring magnet: effect of anisotropy ratio
Proc. of the Conference on High Performance Permanent Magnets and their Applications (Annecy, 2004), pp. 442-449, (2004)

44. M. Solzi, M. Ghidini, G. Asti
Nanostructured and nanocomposite magnetic systems,
in The Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Hari Singh Nalwa, Editor-in-Chief
(American Scientific Publishers, Los Angeles 2004)

45. G. Asti, F. Bolzoni, J.M. Le Breton, M. Ghidini, A. Morel, M. Solzi, P. Tenaud
Anisotropy effects of La-Co substitutions in M-type Sr hexaferrites
Phys. Stat. Sol. 12, 3306, (2004)

46. G. Asti, F. Bolzoni, J.M. Le Breton, M. Ghidini, A. Morel, M. Solzi, F. Kools, P. Tenaud
Magnetic anisotropy of LaCo-substituted SrFe12O19 ferrites
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 272-276, e1845, (2004)

47. M. Mulazzi, K. Chesnel, A. Marty, G. Asti, M. Ghidini, M. Solzi, M. Belakhovsky, N. Jaouen, J. M. Tonnerre, F. Sirotti
Stripe domains nucleation observed by X-ray magnetic scattering
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 272-276, e895, (2004)

48. M. Rateo, M. Carbucicchio, M. Ghidini, M. Solzi
Temperature dependence of magnetic anisotropy of Co/Fe multilayers
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 272-276, 1240, (2004)

49. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, R. Pellicelli, M. Solzi
The activated torsion oscillation magnetometer
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 258-259, 484, (2003)

50. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, M.Solzi
Sensitive loop tracer for measuring the dynamical response of thin films in a wide audio-frequency range
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 242-245, 975, (2002)

51. M.Solzi, M. Ghidini, G. Asti
The macroscopic magnetic properties of nanostructured and nanocomposite systems,
in Magnetic Nanostructures Chap 8, p. 123-201, (American Scientific Publishers, Los Angeles 2002)

52. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, R. Pellicelli, M. Solzi
The activated torsion oscillation magnetometer (ATOM): a new high sensitivity magnetometer for thin films
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 242, 1464, (2002)

53. G. Asti, M. Solzi, M.Ghidini
Critical fields and reversal modes of the multilayer spring magnet
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 226-230, 1464, (2001)

54. G. Asti, M. Ghidini, M. Solzi
Singularities in the AC energy losses in hard magnetic materials
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 36, 3605, (2000)

55. G. Asti, M. Carbucicchio, M. Ghidini, M. Rateo, G. Ruggiero, M. Solzi, F. D'Orazio, F. Lucari
Microstructural and magnetic properties of exchange-coupled Co/Fe multilayers
J. Appl. Phys. 87, 6689, (2000)

56. N.M. Dempsey, M. Ghidini, J.P. Nozieres, P.I. Smith, B. Gervais, J.M.D. Coey
Magnetic Hardening of Sm2Fe17N3 by radiation damage
Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 5652, (1998)

57. N. Dempsey, X.L. Rao, J. M. D. Coey, JP Nozieres, M. Ghidini
Coercive Sm2Fe17N3- A model pinning system created by heavy ion irradiation
J. Appl. Phys. 83, 6902, (1998)

58. M. Ghidini, J.P. Nozieres, F. Bolzoni, G. Suran, J.F. Gregg, B. Gervais
Evidence for a high Tc magnetic amorphous polymorph obtained by swift heavy ion irradiation
Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 146, 260, (1998)

59. J.P. Nozieres, M. Ghidini, D. Givord, P.A. Smith, X.L. Rao, J M D Coey
Swift Heavy Ions for Magnetic Nanostructures
Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 146, 250, (1998)

60. J. P. Nozieres, M. Ghidini, C. Pinettes, C. Lacroix, B. Gervais, G. Suran, D. Dufeu
Thermal excitations in quasi-one-dimensional amorphous ferromagnetic wires,
Phys. Rev. B Rapid Comm. 57, R14040, (1998)

61. J.P. Nozieres, D. Givord, J.C. Toussaint, B. Kevorkian, M. Ghidini, B. Gervais
Magnetic aftereffect in quasi-1D amorphous ferromagnetic nanocolumns
IEEE Trans. Magn. 34, 991, (1998)

62. N Dempsey, JP Nozieres, X. L. Rao, M. Ghidini, B. Gervais, J. M. D. Coey
Domain wall pinning by radiation damage in Sm2Fe17N3
in Magnetic Hysteresis in Novel Magnetic Materials, NATO/ASI Series E, (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1996)

63. M. Ghidini, JP Nozieres, D. Givord, M. Toulemonde, B. Gervais
Amorphisation of rare earth-cobalt intermetallic alloys by swift heavy-ion irradiation,
J. of Phys.: Condensed Matter 8, 8191, (1996)

64. M. Ghidini, JP Nozieres, D.Givord,A.Lienard,B. Gervais, E. Doorhyee
Structural analysis of ferromagnetic latent tracks in RCo2 thin films (R=Y,Tm,Ce) by means of X-ray diffraction
Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 107, 344, (1996)

65. M. Ghidini,
Artificial Magnetic Nanoparticle Systems
in Magnetic Properties of Matter, New Developments and Magnetism's Applications
Eds. L. Lanotte, F. Lucari and L. Pareti (World Scientific, Singapore 1996)

66. D. Givord, JP Nozieres, M. Ghidini, B.Gervais, Y.Otani
Magnetisation processes in amorphous nanoparticles obtained by heavy ion irradiation of non magnetic Y-Co films
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 148, 253, (1995)

67. M. Ghidini, JP Nozieres, D. Givord, B. Gervais
Magnetic processes in amorphous YCo2 nanoparticles obtained by heavy ion irradiation
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 140, 483, (1995)

68. F. Leccabue, B. E. Watts, R. Panizzieri, S. Diaz, J.L. Sanchez, G. Bocelli, M. Ghidini
Magnetic properties of PbFe12-xAlxO19 hexaferrite powders,
Proceedings of The 4th European Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes (EuroMat95), Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, pp. 237-242,(1995)

69. Y. Otani, Y. Nozaki, H. Miyajima, B. Pannetier, M. Ghidini, JP Nozieres, G. Fillon, P. Pugnat, Magnetic flux penetration process in a superconducting Nb film covered by a lithographic array of ferromagnetic particles, Physica C, 235, 2945, (1994)

70. D. Givord, JP Nozieres, M. Ghidini, B. Gervais, Y. Otani
Magnetic properties of amorphous nanoparticles created by heavy ion irradiation of paramagnetic YCo2 thin films
J. Appl. Phys. 76, 6661, (1994)

71. G. Asti, F.Bolzoni, R. Cabassi, M. Ghidini
Determination of SPD peak amplitude : Application to the easy axis distribution function of permanent magnets
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 128, 58, (1993)

Patents and Prototypes

• F. Bolzoni, M. Ghidini
A device for measuring the anisotropy field in very high pulsed fields
MI95 A 000477/IT.
• M. Ghidini
Low-voltage nano-positioning by means a PC controled inertial slider with a custom fiber optic interferometric sensor
Prototype Demonstration at a Research to Business Technical Exhibit, 2005 Bologna, Italy

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