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The Nanoscience Centre

Cambridge University nanofabrication and characterisation facility

Studying at Cambridge

 

Dr Atif Aziz

Research Interests

Carbon nanotubes, Nano composites, Low dimensional materials, Spin electronics, Quantum Technology.

Topics

  • Electronic Structure of Nanomaterials

Key Publications

Low Leakage-Current InAsSb Nanowire Photodetectors on Silicon M. D. Thompson, A. Alhodaib, A. P. Craig, A. Robson, A. Aziz, A. Krier, J. Svensson, L.E. Wernersson, A. M. Sanchez, and A. R. J. Marshall, Nano letters 16, 182 (2015)

Sensing systems: Welland, M. E., Aziz, A., Ganney, I. J., 12/06/2014 US20140157872 A1

Optical characterization of non-local spin transfer torque acting on a single nanomagnet. Keatley, P., Aziz, A., Ali, M., Kickey, B. J., Blamire, M. G. & Kicken, R. J., Physical Review B. 89, 9, 09442 (2014).

Hybrid stretchable circuits on silicone substrate Robinson, A., Aziz, A., Liu, Q., Suo, Z. & Lacour, S. P. 2014 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 115, 5 p., 143511

Band-structure-dependent nonlinear giant magnetoresistance in Ni1-xFex dual spin valves Banerjee, N., Robinson, J. W. A., Aziz, A., Ali, M., Hickey, B. J. & Blamire, M. G. 24/10/2012 In : Physical Review B. 86, 13, 5 p., 134423

Electrical actuation and readout in a nanoelectromechanical resonator based on a laterally suspended zinc oxide nanowire Khaderbad, M. A., Choi, Y., Hiralal, P., Aziz, A., Wang, N., Durkan, C., Thiruvenkatanathan, P., Amaratunga, G. A. J., Rao, V. R. & Seshia, A. A. 20/01/2012 In : Nanotechnology. 23, 2, 025501

Nanopillar junctions Blamire, M. G., Aziz, A. & Robinson, J. W. A. 13/08/2011 In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences. 369, 1948, p. 3198-3213 16 p.

Artificial magnetic domain structures realised by focussed ion beam irradiation Aziz, A. 2011 Nanomagnetism and spintronics: fabrication, materials, characterization and applications . Nasirpouri, F. & Nogaret, A. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific

Thickness dependence and the role of spin transfer torque in nonlinear giant magnetoresistance of permalloy dual spin valves Banerjee, N., Aziz, A., Ali, M., Robinson, J. W. A., Hickey, B. J. & Blamire, M. G. 2/12/2010 In : Physical review b. 82, 22, 7 p., 224402

Estimating the spin diffusion length of semiconducting Indium Tin Oxide using Co/Indium Tin Oxide/Co spin valve junctions Hakimi, A. M. H. R., Banerjee, N., Aziz, A., Robinson, J. W. A. & Blamire, M. G. 8/03/2010 In : Applied Physics Letters. 96, 10, 3 p., 102514

Ultrasensitive mode-localized mass sensor with electrically tunable parametric sensitivity Thiruvenkatanathan, P., Yan, J., Woodhouse, J., Aziz, A. & Seshia, A. A. 22/02/2010 In : Applied Physics Letters. 96, 8, 3 p., 081913

Spin-Orbit Strength Driven Crossover between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mechanisms of the Anomalous Hall Effect in the Epitaxial L1(0)-Ordered Ferromagnets FePd and FePt Seemann, K. M., Mokrousov, Y., Aziz, A., Miguel, J., Kronast, F., Kuch, W., Blamire, M. G., Hindmarch, A. T., Hickey, B. J., Souza, I. & Marrows, C. H. 19/02/2010 In : Physical review letters. 104, 7, 4 p., 076402

Nonlinear Giant Magnetoresistance in Dual Spin Valves Aziz, A., Wessely, O. P., Ali, M., Edwards, D. M., Marrows, C. H., Hickey, B. J. & Blamire, M. G. 4/12/2009 In : Physical review letters. 103, 23, 4 p., 237203

Reduction in critical current of current induced switching in an inhomogeneous nanomagnet Wu, M. C., Aziz, A., Ali, M., Marrows, C. H., Hickey, B. J., Barber, Z. H. & Blamire, M. G. 23/03/2009 In : Applied Physics Letters. 94, 12, 3 p., 122511

Structural and functional analysis of nanopillar spin electronic devices fabricated by 3D focused ion beam lithography Wu, M. C., Aziz, A., Witt, J. D. S., Hickey, M. C., Ali, M., Marrows, C. H., Hickey, B. J. & Blamire, M. G. 3/12/2008 In : Nanotechnology. 19, 48, 5 p., 485305

Silicon depletion layer actuators Ransley, J. H. T., Aziz, A., Durkan, C. & Seshia, A. A. 5/05/2008 In : Applied Physics Letters. 92, 18, 3 p., 184103

Spin transfer switching and low-field precession in exchange-biased spin valve nanopillars Wu, M. C., Aziz, A., Morecroft, D., Blamire, M. G., Hickey, M. C., Ali, M., Burnell, G. & Hickey, B. J. 7/04/2008 In : Applied Physics Letters. 92, 14, 3 p., 142501

Interface properties of Pb/InAs planar structures for Andreev spectroscopy Magnus, F., Yates, K. A., Clowes, S. K., Miyoshi, Y., Bugoslavsky, Y., Cohen, L. F., Aziz, A., Burnell, G., Blamire, M. G. & Josephs-Franks, P. W. 7/01/2008 In : Applied Physics Letters. 92, 1, 3 p., 012501

Angular dependence of domain wall resistivity in artificial magnetic domain structures Aziz, A., Bending, S. J., Roberts, H. G., Crampin, S., Heard, P. J. & Marrows, C. H. 17/11/2006 In : Physical review letters. 97, 20, 4 p., 206602

Investigation of artificial domains realized by local gallium focused ion-beam modification of Pt/Co/Pt trilayer structures Aziz, A., Bending, S. J., Roberts, H., Crampin, S., Heard, P. J. & Marrows, C. H. 15/04/2006 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 99, 8, 3 p., 08C504

Artificial domain structures realized by local gallium focused ion-beam modification of Pt/Co/Pt trilayer transport structure - art. no. 123102 Aziz, A., Bending, S. J., Roberts, H., Crampin, S., Heard, P. J. & Marrows, C. H. 15/12/2005 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 98, 12, 4 p., 124102

Flux structures in mesoscopic YBa2CU3O7-delta discs Crisan, A., Bending, S. J., Pross, A., Aziz, A., Grigorenko, A. N. & Humphreys, R. G. 03/2005 In : Superconductor Science and Technology. 18, 3, p. 207-213 7 p.

Two processing techniques to sandwich a 100 nm GaAs layer between ferromagnetic metallic electrodes Aziz, A., Smith, C. G., Winiecki, G. P., Beere, H. E. & Ritchie, D. A. 07/2003 In : Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B. 21, 4, p. 1449-1452 4 p.