Publications

Refereed journal publications

[1] O. Dmytriiev, V. V. Kruglyak, M. Franchin, H. Fangohr, L. Giovannini, and F. Montoncello, “Role of boundaries in micromagnetic calculations of magnonic spectra of arrays of magnetic nanoelements,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 87, p. 174422, 2013.

[2] O. Dmytriiev, M. Dvornik, R. V. Mikhaylovskiy, M. Franchin, H. Fangohr, L. Giovannini, F. Montoncello, D.V. Berkov, E.K.Semenova, N. L. Gorn, A. Prabhakar, and V. V. Kruglyak, “Calculation of high-frequency permeability of magnonic metamaterials beyond the macrospin approximation,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 86, p. 104405, 2012.

[3] M. Franchin, A. Knittel, M. Albert, D. Chernyshenko, T. Fischbacher, A. Prabhakhar, and H. Fangohr, “Enhanced spin transfer torque effect for transverse domain walls in cylindrical nanowires,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 84, p. 094409, 2011.

[4] M. Albert, M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, G. Meier, and H. Fangohr, “Domain wall motion in perpendicular anisotropy nanowires with edge roughness,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 24, p. 024219, 2012.

[5] H. Fangohr, D. S. Chernyshenko, M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, and G. Meier, “Joule heating in nanowires,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 84, p. 054437, 2011.

[6] T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic simulations of magnetoelectric materials,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 109, p. 07D352, 2011.

[7] A. Knittel, M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, F. Nasirpouri, S. Bending, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic studies of three-dimensional shell-structures,” New Journal of Physics, vol. 12, p. 113048, 2010.

[8] M. Najafi, B. Kruger, S. Bohlens, M. Franchin, H. Fangohr, A. Vanhaverbeke, R. Allenspach, M. Bolte, U. Merkt, D. Pfannkuche, D. P. F. Moller, and G. Meier, “Proposal for a standard problem for micromagnetic simulations including spin-transfer torque,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 105, p. 113914, 2009.

[9] J. P. Zimmermann, K. Martin, G. Bordignon, M. Franchin, R. C. C. Ward, G. J. Bowden, P. A. J. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Magnetic switching modes for exchange spring systems ErFe2/YFe2/DyFe2/YFe2 with competing anisotropies,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater., vol. 321, pp. 2499–2507, 2009.

[10] A. Knittel, M. Franchin, G. Bordignon, S. Bending, and H. Fangohr, “Compression of boundary element matrix in micromagnetic simulations,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 105, p. 07D542, 2009.

[11] H. Fangohr, G. Bordignon, M. Franchin, A. Knittel, P. A. J. de Groot, and T. Fischbacher, “A new approach to (quasi) periodic boundary conditions in micromagnetics: the macro geometry,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 105, p. 07D529, 2009.

[12] T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, G. Bordignon, A. Knittel, and H. Fangohr, “Parallel execution and scriptability in micromagnetic simulations,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 105, p. 07D529, 2009.

[13] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Current driven dynamics of domain walls constrained in ferromagnetic nanopillars,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 78, p. 054447, 2008.

[14] M. Franchin, G. Bordignon, T. Fischbacher, G. Meier, J. P. Zimmermann, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Spin-polarized currents in exchange spring systems,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 103, p. 07A504, 2008.

[15] G. Bordignon, T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Numerical studies of demagnetizing effects in triangular ring arrays,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 103, p. 07D932, 2008.

[16] M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic modelling of the dynamics of exchange springs in multi-layer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 43, pp. 2887–2889, 2007.

[17] G. Bordignon, T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, A. Zhukov, V. V. Metlushko, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Analysis of magnetoresistance in arrays of connected nano-rings,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 2881–2883, 2007.

[18] T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, G. Bordignon, and H. Fangohr, “A systematic approach to multiphysics extensions of finite-element based micromagnetic simulations: Nmag,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 2896–2898, 2007. http://nmag.soton.ac.uk.

In preparation for refereed journals

[19] M. Franchin, G. Ashton, M. Albert, D. Chernyshenko, T. Fischbacher, A. Prabhakar, and H. Fangohr, “Current driven nucleation of domain walls in cylindrical nanowires,” [in preparation for submission to Phys. Rev. Lett.].

Invited talks

[20] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, and H. Fangohr, “Multiphysics simulations of magnetic nanostructures,” May 2010. Invited talk, ORC (Optoelectronics Research Centre), Southampton, UK.

[21] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic modeling of ferromagnetic nanostructures using nmag,” November 2009. Invited talk, University of Hamburg, Germany.

[22] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, A. Knittel, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Current-driven dynamics of domain walls constrained in ferromagnetic nanopillars,” October 2009. Invited talk, conference “Advances in Magnetic Nanostructures,” Vail, Colorado, US.

[23] M. Franchin and H. Fangohr, “Periodic boundary conditions and computational steering in micromagnetics,” February 2009. Invited talk at MATHMOD 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Poster, conference talks

[24] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, A. Bhaskar, and H. Fangohr, “Work package 2 – 18-month review meeting (DYNAMAG project),” December 2010. Oral presentation, Poznan, Poland.

[25] M. Franchin, A. Knittel, M. Albert, D. Chernyshenko, T. Fischbacher, and H. Fangohr, “Pushing domain walls with spin polarized currents in cylindrical nanowires,” November 2010. Talk at MMM 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, US.

[26] M. Albert, M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, G. Meier, and H. Fangohr, “Roughness in micromagnetic simulations of nanowires with perpendicular anisotropy,” November 2010. Poster at MMM 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, US.

[27] T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic simulations of magnetoelectric materials,” November 2010. Poster at MMM 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, US.

[28] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, A. Knittel, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Current-driven domain wall switching in multilayer exchange spring nanopillars,” December 2009. Talk, conference CMMP09, Warwick, UK.

[29] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, A. Knittel, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Current-driven dynamics of domain walls constrained in ferromagnetic nanopillars,” October 2009. Poster, conference “Advances in Magnetic Nanostructures,” Vail, Colorado, US.

[30] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, A. Knittel, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Current-driven dynamics of domain walls constrained in ferromagnetic nanopillars,” August 2009. Poster, workshop “Magnonics from Fundamentals to Applications,” Dresden, Germany.

[31] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, A. Knittel, and H. Fangohr, “Parallel execution and scriptability in micromagnetic simulations,” November 2008. Talk at MMM 2008, Austin, Texas, US.

[32] M. Franchin, H. Fangohr, G. Bordignon, A. Knittel, P. A. J. de Groot, and T. Fischbacher, “A new approach to (quasi) periodic boundary conditions in micromagnetics: the macro geometry,” November 2008. Talk at MMM 2008, Austin, Texas, US.

[33] M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, A. Knittel, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Spin polarised currents in exchange spring nanopillars,” March 2008. Poster at CMMP 2008, Egham, UK.

[34] G. Bordignon, T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, A. Knittel, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Triangular ring arrays: a numerical investigation,” March 2008. Poster at CMMP 2008, Egham, UK.

[35] A. Knittel, M. Franchin, G. Bordignon, T. Fischbacher, S. Bending, and H. Fangohr, “Compression of boundary element matrix in micromagnetic simulations,” March 2008. Poster at CMMP 2008, Egham, UK.

[36] M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic modelling of exchange spring dynamics,” May 2007. Talk at Ventnor Meeting, Isle of Wight, UK.

[37] M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, April 2007. Poster at CMMP 2007, Leicester, UK.

[38] H. Fangohr, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, and M. Franchin, “Advances in computational micromagnetics of nanostructures,” April 2007. Talk at CMMP 2007, Leicester, UK.

[39] M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, T. Fischbacher, G. Bordignon, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Micromagnetic modelling of the dynamics of exchange springs in multi-layer systems,” November 2008. Talk at Joined MMM/Intermag 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, US.

[40] G. Bordignon, T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, J. P. Zimmermann, A. Zhukov, V. V. Metlushko, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Analysis of magnetoresistance in arrays of connected nano-rings,” January 2007. Talk at Joined MMM/Intermag 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, US.

[41] T. Fischbacher, M. Franchin, G. Bordignon, and H. Fangohr, “A systematic approach to multiphysics extensions of finite-element based micromagnetic simulations: Nmag,” January 2007. Poster at Joined MMM/Intermag 2007, Baltimore, Maryland, US.

[42] G. Bordignon, M. Franchin, T. Fischbacher, A. A. Zhukov, P. de Groot, and H. Fangohr, “Analysis of magnetoresistance in permalloy nano-rings,” December 2006. Poster at Computational Magnetism 2006, London, UK.

Other published works

[43] Nmag website, 2007-2011. http://nmag.soton.ac.uk.

[44] Nmag — a micromagnetic simulation environment, 2007-2011. Manual at http://nmag.soton.ac.uk/nmag/0.1/manual/html/manual.html.