Publications

Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. A. R. Mellnik, J. S. Lee, A. Richardella, J. L. Grab, P. J. Mintun, M. H. Fischer, A. Vaezi, A. Manchon, E.-A. Kim, N. Samarth, D. C. Ralph. Spin-transfer torque generated by a topological insulator. Nature 511 (2014).
  2. X. Fan, A. R. Mellnik, W. Wang, N. Reynolds, T. Wang, H. Celik, V. O. Lorenz, D. C. Ralph, J. Q. Xiao. All-Optical Vector Measurement of Spin-Orbit-Induced Torques Using Both Polar and Quadratic Magneto-Optic Kerr EffectsApplied Physics Letters 109 (2016).
  3. F. Tsui, B.A. Collins, L. He, A. Mellnik, Y. Zhong, S. Vogt, Y.S. Chu. Combinatorial synthesis and characterization of a ternary epitaxial film of Co and Mn doped Ge (0 0 1). Applied Surface Science 254 (2009).

In Submission

  1. H. Celik, H. Kannan, T. Wang, A. R. Mellnik, X. Fan, X. Zhou, D. C. Ralph, M. F. Doty, V. O. Lorenz, J. Q. Xiao.  3D MOKE spin-orbit torque magnetometer.  In submission.  arXiv:1707.08565

Invited Presentations and Proceedings

  1. S. E. Goodman, A. R. Mellnik, C. H. Séquin. Girl’s Surface. In: Proceedings of  Bridges 2013: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, 27-31 July 2013.
  2. B. A. Collins, L. He, A. R. Mellnik, P. Muduli, W. Rice, F. Tsui. Evolution of Chemical Ordering and Magnetism in Heusler Alloys (Co2Mn)1-xGe1+x. In:  North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy, 10 October 2006.

Contributed Presentations and Proceedings

  1. A. R. Mellnik, J. L. Grab, P. J. Mintun, J. S. Lee, A. Richardella, N. Samarth, D. C. Ralph.  Spin Transfer Torque Generated by the Topological Insulator Bismuth Selenide. In: American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, 3 March 2013.
  2. J. L. Grab, A. R. Mellnik, A. Richardella, N. Samarth, D. C. Ralph. Spin-Transfer Torques in Dual-Gated Bismuth Selenide Topological Insulator Devices. In:  American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, 5 March 2013.
  3. G. M. Stiehl, J. T. Heron, N. Reynolds, A. R. Mellnik, R. A. Buhrman, D. G. Schlom, D. C. Ralph. The spin Hall effect in single-crystal platinum. In: American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, 3 March 2013.
  4. A. R. Mellnik, J. L. Grab, P. J. Mintun, J. S. Lee, A. Richardella, N. Samarth, D. C. Ralph. Efficient Generation of Spin Current and Spin Transfer Torque by the Topological Insulator Bismuth Selenide. In: American Physical Society March Meeting 2013, 18 March 2013.
  5. Y.-T. Cui, A. R. Mellnik, K. V. Thadani, R. A. Buhrman, D. C. Ralph. ST-FMR Study of Spin Transfer Effects in Antiferromagnet/Ferromagnet Spin Valves. In: American Physical Society March Meeting 2010, 16 March 2010.

 Tips of the hat

  • “The authors would like to cordially thank (in alphabetical order): Ahmad Syukri bin Abdollah, Alex Mellnik, Aurelio Hierro, Ben Van de Wiele, Colin Jermain, Damien Louis, Ezio Iacocca, Gabriel Chaves, Graham Rowlands, Henning Ulrichs, Joo-Von Kim, Lasse Laurson, Raffaele Pellicelli, Rémy Lassalle-Balier, Robert Stamps and Xuanyao (Kelvin) Fong for the fruitful discussions, contributions or feedback, as well as all others who tested early versions.”  Appears in Arne Vansteenkiste et al. The Design and Verification of MuMax3. AIP Advances 4, 107133 (2014).
  • “We thank A. Mellnik and W. Li for assistance.” Appears in: Sufei Shi, et alPlasmon Resonance in Individual Nanogap Electrodes Studied Using Graphene Nanoconstrictions as PhotodetectorsNano Letters 11, 4 (2011).
  • “We are indebted to A. Mellnik for his innovative CAD “cut-and-paste” constructions and renderings (see Fig. 3.10 and Fig. 3.11). It was his discovery of Z2-symmetric models which inspired Corollary 5.1.” Appears in: Sue Goodman & Marek Kossowski.  Immersions of the Projective Plane With One Triple PointDifferential Geometry and its Applications 27, 14 (2009).