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Olivier FRUCHART

Spintronique et Technologie des Composants

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Position

   Senior scientist and deputy director at SPINTEC Laboratory.

Research topics

My research topic is magnetism and spintronics of low-dimensional structures, with a special focus on magnetization processes with and within domain walls. I am mostly concerned with fundamental processes. I investigate model systems, for a better knowledge and control. This lead me to develop an expertise at the frontier of several areas : experimental and theoretical micromagnetism ; surface and interface magnetism, material science; epitaxial growth and chemical synthesis, particularly for self-organization; advanced magnetic microscopies. My main current focus is fundamental issues related to the prospects for a 3D race-track memory using magnetic nanowires. I am currently coordinating a European project on this topic (http://mem3d.eu).

Scientific output

Teaching activities

Total: circa 900h

2012- : Master lectures (N2, Grenoble), topic : Nanomagnetism and spintronics.

2006- : PhD lectures at Grenoble Universities : Nanomagnetism and spintronics. Various practicals.

2002 - 2006 : Master-Pro Technics and Application of Physique in Grenoble, speciality Engineering of Magnetic Systems : ‘Magnetic Thin Films and Nanostructures’.

1993-95 / 1999-2001  : teaching (‘colles’) in Physics in ‘preparatory classes’, Grenoble.

1995 - 1998  : Practicals and lectures in Grenoble Alpes University.

Milestones

2011 : Senior research scientist at CNRS.

2003 : Habilitation diploma, by Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Grenoble-INP).

1999 : CNRS tenure Junior research scientist, Laboratory Louis Néel (Grenoble).

1998-1999 : Post-doctoral stay in the MPI in Halle (Germany), supervised by J. Kirschner.

1994-1998 : PhD in Laboratoire Louis Néel, supervized by D. Givord and J.-P. Nozières.

1991-94 : Undergraduate in École Normale Supérieure (ENS Paris); Master in Solid State Physics (Orsay)

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