Magnetic Nanostructures


Research overview:

Magnetism based research within in the Tolbert group is focused on developing novel nano-architectured systems, which include:

  • Thin film multiferroic mesoporous frameworks
  • Heteronanostructured Nickel/Gold nanowires
  • 1D Stacking of superparamagnetic (soft) and ferromagnetic (hard) nanoparticles






  • Postdoctoral Researchers:

    Richard Farrell

    Graduate students:

    T. Eugene Quickel
    Laura Schelhas








    Collaborations:

  • Mirkin group, Chemistry, Northwestern University
  • Chang Group, Materials Science, UCLA


  • Funding:

  • Western Institute of Nanoelectronics (WIN)