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  • L. Thormählen, P. Hayes, E. Elzenheimer, E. Spetzler, G. Schmidt, M. Höft, J. McCord, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, Low-noise inverse magnetoelectric magnetic field sensor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 124, 172402 (2024) Link
  • D.V. Christensen, U. Staub, T.R. Devidas, B. Kalisky, K. Nowack, J.L. Webb, U. L Andersen, A. Huck, D.A. Broadway, K. Wagner, P. Maletinsky, T. van der Sar, C. Du, A. Yacoby, D. Collomb, S.J. Bending, A. Oral, H.J. Hug, A.O. Mandru, V. Neu, H.W. Schumacher, S. Sievers, H. Saito, A.A. Khajetoorians, N. Hauptmann, S. Baumann, A. Eichler, C. Degen, J. McCord, M. Vogel, M. Fiebig, P. Fischer, A. Hierro-Rodriguez, S. Finizio, S. Dhesi, C. Donnelly, F. Buttner, O. Kfir, W. Hu, S. Zayko, S. Eisebitt, B. Pfau, R. Frömter, M. Kläui, F. Yasin, B.J. McMorran, S. Seki, X. Yu, A. Lubk, D. Wolf, N. Pryds, D. Makarov, M. Poggio, Roadmap on Magnetic Microscopy Techniques and Their Applications in Materials Science, J. Phys. Mater., in press (2024) Link
  • R. Holländer, C. Müller, J. McCord, Magnetic domain wall networked films - Configurational switching for tunable magnetization dynamics by perforated thin films, Advanced Materials Technology, 2301959 (2024) Link


  • E. Spetzler, B. Spetzler, J. McCord, A Magnetoelastic Twist on Magnetic Noise: The Connection with Intrinsic Nonlinearities, Advanced Functional Materials, 2309867 (2023) Link
  • C. Denker, S. Nielsen, E. Lage, M. Römer-Stumm, H. Heyen, Y. Junk, J. Walowski, K. Waldorf, M. Münzenberg, J. McCord, Size and density control of skyrmions with picometer CoFeB thickness variations - observation of zero-field skyrmions and skyrmion merging, J. of Physics D: Applied Physics 56, 495302 (2023)  Link
  • G. Masciocchi, J.W. van der Jagt, M.-A. Syskaki, J. Langer, G. Jakob, J. McCord, B. Borie, A. Kehlberger, D. Ravelosona, M. Kläui, Generation of imprinted strain gradients for spintronics, Physical Review Applied 20, 014001 (2023) Link
  • X. Liang, H. Chen, N. Sun, B. Luo, E. Golubeva, C. Müller, S. Mahat, Y. Wei, C. Dong, M. Zaeimbashi, Y. He, Y. Gao, H. Lin, D.G. Cahill, M. Sanghadasa, J. McCord, N.X. Sun, Mechanically Driven Solidly Mounted Resonator-Based Nanoelectromechanical Systems Magnetoelectric Antennas, Advanced Engineering Materials 2300425 (2023) Link
  • G. Masciocchi, M. Fattouhi, E. Spetzler, M.-A. Syskaki, R. Lehndorff, E. Martinez, J. McCord, L. Lopez-Diaz, A. Kehlberger, M. Kläui, Generation of imprinted strain gradients for spintronics, Applied Physics Letters 123, 022404 (2023) Link
  • M. Liserre, Y. Pascal, J. McCord, T. Pereira, R. Adelung, L. Zimoch, S. Kaps, X. Li, N.X. Sun, Voltage Controlled Magnetic Components for Power Electronics, IEEE Power Electronics Magazine 10(2), 40-48 (2023) Link
  • J. Schmalz, E. Spetzler, J. McCord, M. Gerken, Investigation of Unwanted Oscillations of Electrically Modulated Magnetoelectric Cantilever Sensors, Sensors 23(11), 5012 (2023) Link
  • V. Schell, E. Spetzler, N. Wolff, L. Bumke, L. Kienle, J. McCord, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, Exchange biased surface acoustic wave magnetic field sensors, Scientific Reports 13(1), 8446 (2023) Link
  • F. Block, F. Klingbeil, U. Sajjad, C. Arndt, S. Sindt, D. Seidler, L. Thormählen, C. Selhuber-Unkel, J. McCord, Magnetic bucket brigade transport networks for cell transport, Advanced Materials Technologies 2300260 (2023) Link
  • P. Jovičević-Klug, M. Jovičević-Klug, L. Thormählen, J. McCord, M. Rohwerder, M. Godec, B. Podgornik, Austenite reversion suppression with deep cryogenic treatment: A novel pathway towards 3rd generation advanced high-strength steels. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 145033 (2023).  Link



  • K., Richter, A. Thiaville, L. Fecova, R. Varga, J. McCord, Estimation of a surface magnetization direction of thin cylinders by magnetooptical Kerr effect, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 562, 169752 (2022) Link
  • P. Jovičević-Klug, M. Jovičević-Klug, L. Tegg, D. Seidler, L. Thormählen, R. Parmar, M. Amati, L. Gregoratti, J.M. Cairney, J. McCord, M. Rohwerder, B. Podgornik,
    Correlative surface and bulk analysis of deep cryogenic treatment influence on high-alloyed ferrous alloy, Journal of Materials Research and Technology 21, 4799-4810  (2022) Link
  • F.-F. Stiewe , T. Winkel , T. Kleinke , T. Tubandt , H. Heyen , L. Vollroth , U. Martens , C. Müller , J. McCord , J. Walowski, M. Münzenberg, Magnetic domain scanning imaging using phase-sensitive THz-pulse detection, AIP Advances 12, 095010 (2022) Link
  • A. Kimel, A. Zvezdin, S. Sharma, S. Shallcross, N. De Sousa, A. Garcia-Martin, G. Salvan, J. Hamrle, O. Stejskal, J. McCord, S. Tacchi, G. Carlotti, P. Gambardella, G. Salis, M. Muenzenberg, M. Schultze, V. Temnov, I.V. Bychkov, L.N. Kotov, N. Maccaferri, D. Ignatyeva, V. Belotelov, C. Donnelly, A.H. Rodriguez, I. Matsuda, T. Ruchon, M. Fanciulli, M. Sacchi, C. Rita Du, H. Wang, N.P. Armitage, M. Schubert, V. Darakchieva, B. Liu, Z. Huang, B. Ding, A. Berger, P. Vavassori, The 2022 Magneto-Optics Roadmap, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 55 (2022) Link
  • K. Richter, O. Vahovsky, R. Varga, Direct Visualization of a Domain Wall Pinning by Time-Resolved Microscopy in Amorphous Glass-Coated Microwires, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 58(2) (2022) Link
  • L. Fecova, K. Richter, R. Varga, Annealing Effect on Domain Wall Dynamics in Wires With Induced Gradient of Perpendicular Anisotropy, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 58(2) (2022) Link
  • C. Müller, P. Durdaut, R.B. Holländer, A. Kittmann, V. Schell, D. Meyners, M. Höft, E. Quandt, J. McCord, Imaging of Love Waves and Their Interaction with Magnetic Domain Walls in Magnetoelectric Magnetic Field Sensors. Advanced Electronic Materials 8, 2200033 (2022) Link



  • L. Thormählen, D. Seidler, V. Schell, F. Munnik, J. McCord, D. Meyners, Sputter deposited magnestostrictive layers for saw magnetic field sensors,
    Sensors 21(24), 8386 (2021) Link
  • R. Schäfer, J. McCord, Magneto-Optical Microscopy. In: Franco V., Dodrill B. (eds) Magnetic Measurement Techniques for Materials Characterization. Springer (2021) Link
  • P. Durdaut, C. Müller, A. Kittmann, V. Schell, A. Bahr, E. Quandt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord, Phase Noise of SAW Delay Line Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors 21,  5631 (2021) Link
  • L. Fecova, K. Richter, R. Varga, Annealing effect on domain wall dynamics in wires with induced gradient of perpendicular anisotropy, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (2021) Link
  • U. Sajjad, F. Klingbeil, F. Block, R. B. Holländer, S. Bhatti, E. Lage, J. McCord, Efficient flowless separation of mixed microbead populations on periodic ferromagnetic surface structures, Lab on a Chip 21, 3174-3183 (2021) Link
  • U. Urdiroz, C. Müller, A. Gomez, M. Magaz, D. Granados, M. Sánchez Agudo, J. Rubio-Zuazo, G.R. Castro, C. Stan, N. Tamura, H.A. Padmore, F. Cebollada, F.J. Palomares, J. McCord , J.M. González, Spin waves excitation at micron-sized, anisotropy modified regions in amorphous Fe80B20 stripes: local properties, inter-regions coupling and phase-shift induction, Materials Science and Engineering B. 271, 115258 (2021) Link
  • A. D. Matyushov, B. Spetzler, M. Zaeimbashi, J. Zhou, Z. Qian, E. V. Golubeva, C. Tu, Y. Guo, B. F. Chen, D. Wang, A. Will-Cole, H. Chen, M. Rinaldi, J. McCord, F. Faupel, N. X. Sun, Curvature and Stress Effects on the Performance of Contour-Mode Resonant ΔE Effect Magnetometers, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2100294 (2021) Link
  • F. Block, F. Klingbeil, S. Deshpande, U. Sajjad, D. Seidler, C. Arndt, S. Sindt, C. Selhuber-Unkel, J. McCord, Unidirectional transport of superparamagnetic beads and biological cells along oval magnetic elements, Appl. Phys. Lett. 118, 232405 (2021) Link

  • B. Spetzler, E. V. Golubeva, R.-M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, J. McCord, F. Faupel, Magnetoelastic Coupling and Delta-E Effect in Magnetoelectric Torsion Mode Resonators, Sensors 21, 2022 (2021) Link

  • X. Liang, A. Matyushov, P. Hayes, V. Schell, C. Dong, H. Chen, Y. He, A. Will-Cole, E. Quandt, P. Martins, J. McCord, M. Medarde, S. Lanceros-Méndez, S. van Dijken, N. X. Sun, J. Sort, Roadmap on Magnetoelectric Materials and Devices, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 9446997 (2021) Link

  • O. Vahovsky, K. Richter, R. Varga, J. McCord, Local distortions of surface domain walls in cylindrical microwires observed by magneto-optics, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 537, 168168 (2021) Link

  • F. Klingbeil, S.D. Stölting, J. McCord, Sensing of temperature through magnetooptical domain wall susceptibility, Applied Physics Letters 118, 092403 (2021)  Link 

  • M Jovičević-Klug, P Jovičević-Klug, J. McCord, B Podgornik, Investigation of microstructural attributes of steel surfaces through magneto-optical Kerr effect, Journal of Materials Research and Technology 11, 1245-1259 (2021) Link 

  • U. Urdiroz, A. Gómez, M. Magaz, D. Granados, M. Sánchez Agudo, J. Rubio-Zuazo, G.R. Castro, C. Stan, N. Tamura, H.A. Padmore, C. Müller, J. McCord, F. Cebollada, F.J. Palomares, J.M. González, Antiphase resonance at X-ray irradiated microregions in amorphous Fe80B20 stripes, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 520, 167017 (2021) Link 

  • F. Qiu, M. Jovičević-Klug, G. Tian, G. Wu, J. McCord, Correlation of magnetic field and stress-induced magnetic domain reorientation with Barkhausen Noise, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 523, 167588 (2021)  Link 



  • P. Durdaut, E. Rubiola, J.M. Friedt, C. Müller, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, J. McCord, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Fundamental Noise Limits and Sensitivity of Piezoelectrically Driven Magnetoelastic Cantilevers, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 29, 1347 (2020)  Link 

  • A. Kittmann, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, L. Thormählen, V. Schell, F. Niekiel, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Sensitivity and Noise Analysis of SAW Magnetic Field Sensors with varied Magnetostrictive Layer Thicknesses, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 311, 111998 (2020) Link 

  • F. Klingbeil, F. Block, U. Sajjad, R.B. Holländer, S. Deshpande, J. McCord, Evaluating and forecasting movement patterns of magnetically driven microbeads in complex geometries, Scientific Reports 10, 8761 (2020)  Link 

  • K. Richter, A. Thiaville, R. Varga, J. McCord, The role of uniaxial magnetic anisotropy distribution on domain wall tilting in amorphous glass-coated microwaves, Journal of Applied Physics 127, 193905 (2020)  Link 

  • V. Schell, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, A. Kittmann, L. Thormählen, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Magnetic anisotropy controlled FeCoSiB thin films for surface acoustic wave magnetic field sensors, Applied Physics Letters 116, 073503 (2020)  Link 

  • N.O. Urs, E. Golubeva, V. Röbisch, S. Toxværd, S. Deldar, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, J. McCord, Direct link of specific magnetic domain activities and magnetic noise in modulated magnetoelectric sensors, Physical Review Applied 13, 024018 (2020)  Link



  • B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, F. Faupel, Magnetic sensitivity of bending mode delta-E effect sensors, Physical Review Applied 12 (6), 064036 (2019)  Link
  • P Hayes, M Jovičević Klug, S Toxværd, P Durdaut, V Schell, A Teplyuk, D Burdin, A Winkler, R Weser, Y Fetisov, M Höft, R Knöchel, J McCord, E Quandt, Converse Magnetoelectric Composite Resonator for Sensing Small Magnetic Fields,  Scientific Reports 9, 16355 (2019)  Link
  • B Spetzler, EV Golubeva, C Müller, J McCord, F Faupel, Frequency Dependency of the Delta-E Effect and the Sensitivity of Delta-E Effect Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors 19, 4769 (2019)  Link
  • Z. Chu, C. Dong, C. Tu, Y. He, X. Liang, J. Wang, Y. Wei, H. Chen, X. Gao, C. Lu, Z. Zhu, Y. Lin, S. Dong, J. McCord, N.X. Sun, Voltage-Driven Nonlinearity in Magnetoelectric Heterostructures, Phys. Rev. Applied 12, 044001, 8 (2019)  Link
  • C. Tu, Z.Q. Chu, B. Spetzler, P. Hayes, C.Z. Dong, X.F. Liang, H.H. Chen, Y.F. He, Y.Y. Wei, I. Lisenkov, H. Lin, Y.H. Lin, J. McCord, F. Faupel, E. Quandt, N.X. Sun, Mechanical-Resonance-Enhanced Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Heterostructures for Magnetometers, Mechanical Antennas, Tunable RF Inductors, and Filters
    Materials 12, 2259 (2019) Link
  • E. Lage, R. Mattheis, J. McCord, Stochasticity of domain wall pinning in curved ferromagnetic nanowires investigated by high-resolution Kerr microscopy, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 487, 165273 (2019) Link
  • M. Jovičević Klug, L. Thormählen, V. Röbisch, S. Salzer, M. Höft, E. Quandt D. Meyners, J. McCord, Antiparallel exchange biased multilayers for low magnetic noise magnetic field sensors, Applied Physics Letters 114, 192410 (2019) Link
  • F. Qiu, M. Klug, Matic Jovičević, G.Y. Tian, P. Hu, J. McCord, Influence of magnetic domain wall orientation on Barkhausen Noise and magneto-mechanical behavior in electrical steel, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 52, 265001 (2019) Link
  • R. M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, A. Galka, N. Lukat, J.-M. Wagner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, C. Selhuber-Unkel, M. Siniatchkin, F. Faupel, Magnetic particle mapping using magnetoelectric sensors as an imaging modality, Scientific Reports 9, 2086 (2019) Link
  • F. Qiu, G. Tian, J. McCord, J. Zhao, K. Zeng, P. Hu, Correlating non-linear behavior of in-plane magnetic field and local domain wall velocities for quantitative stress evaluation, AIP Advances 9, 015325 (2019) Link
  • P Mazalski, P Kuświk, I Sveklo, I Soldatov, J McCord, R Schäfer, A Wawro, A Maziewski, Modification of magnetization ordering in Pt/Co/Pt trilayers depending on the scanning direction of a focused ion beam, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 477, 317 (2019) Link



  • D. Viehland, M. Wuttig, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Magnetoelectric magnetic field sensors, MRS Bulletin 43, 834 (2018)  Link
  • U. Sajjad, E. Lage, J. McCord, A trisymmetric magnetic microchip surface for free and two-way directional movement of magnetic microbeads, Advanced Materials Interfaces 5, 1801201 (2018)  Link
  • R.B. Holländer, C. Müller, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, J. McCord, Magnetic domain walls as broadband spin wave and elastic magnetisation wave emitters, Scientific Reports 8, 13871 (2018) Link
  • J. Osten, K. Lenz, H. Schultheiss, J. Lindner, J. McCord, J. Fassbender, Interplay between magnetic domain patterning and anisotropic magnetoresistance probed by magneto-optics, Physical Review B 97, 014415 (2018) Link
  • A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, S. Zabel, J. Reermann, J. Schmalz, B. Spetzler, D. Meyners, N.X. Sun, J. McCord, M. Gerken, G. Schmidt, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, F. Faupel, E. Quandt, Wide Band Low Noise Love Wave Magnetic Field Sensor System, Scientific Reports 8, 278 (2018) Link
  • M. Lohman, B. Mozooni, J. McCord, Homogeneous microwave field emitted propagating spin waves: Direct imaging and modeling, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 450, 7 (2018) Link



  • S. Hrkac, C. Koops, M. Abes, C. Krywka, M. Müller, M. Burghammer, M. Sztucki, T. Dane, S. Kaps, Y.K. Mishra, R. Adelung, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, E. Lage, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, O. Magnussen, B. Murphy, Tunable strain in magnetoelectric ZnO microrod composite interfaces, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 25571 (2017)  Link 
  • S. Salzer, V. Röbisch, M. Klug, P. Durdaut, J. McCord, D. Meyners, J. Reermann, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, Noise limits in thin-film magnetoelectric sensors with magnetic frequency conversion, IEEE Sensors Journal, PP, 99 (2017) Link 
  • B.N. Dev, N. Banu, J. Fassbender, J. Grenzer, N. Schell, L. Bischoff, R. Groetzschel, J. McCord, Ion irradiation effects on a magnetic Si/Ni/Si trilayer and lateral magnetic–nonmagnetic multistrip patterning by focused ion beam , Indian Journal of Physics 91, 1167 (2017) Link
  • D. Sander, S. Valenzuela, D. Makarov, C. Marrows, E. Fullerton, P. Fischer, J. McCord, P. Vavassori, S. Mangin, P. Pirro, B. Hillebrands, A. Kent, T. Jungwirth, O. Gutfleisch, C. Kim, A. Berger, The 2017 Magnetism Roadmap (Topical Review), J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 363001 (2017) Link
  • R. John, M. Berritta, D. Hinzke, C. Müller, T. Santos, H. Ulrichs, P. Nieves, J. Walowski, R. Mondal, O. Chubykalo-Fesenko, J. McCord, P. M. Oppeneer, U. Nowak, M. Münzenberg, Magnetisation switching of FePt nanoparticle recording medium by femtosecond laser pulses, Scientific Reports 7, 4114 (2017) Link
  • P. Durdaut, S. Salzer, J. Reermann, V. Robisch, J. McCord, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Improved Magnetic Frequency Conversion Approach for Magnetoelectric Sensors, IEEE Sensor Letters 1, 2500104 (2017)  Link
  • E. Lage, L. Beran, A.U. Quindeau, L. Ohnoutek, M. Kucera, R. Antos, S.R. Sani, G.F. Dionne, M. Veis, C.A. Ross. Temperature-dependent Faraday rotation and magnetization reorientation in cerium-substituted yttrium iron garnet thin films, APL Materials, 5, 036104 (2017) Link
  • V. Röbisch, S. Salzer, N. Urs, J. Reermann, E. Yarar, A. Piorra, C. Kirchhof, E. Lage, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, J. McCord, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, Pushing the detection limit of thin film magnetoelectric heterostructures, Journal of Materials Research 1-11 (2017)  Link
  • U. Sajjad, R.B. Holländer, F. Klingbeil, J. McCord, Magnetomechanics of superparamagnetic beads on a magnetic Merry-Go-Round: from micromagnetics to radial looping, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50, 135003 (2017)  Link
  • R.A. Escobar, E. Lage, J.A. e Castro, D. Altbir, C.A. Ross. Geometry dependence of the magnetization reversal process in bridged dots, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 432, 304-308 (2017) Link
  • R.B. Holländer, C. Müller, M. Lohmann, B. Mozooni, J. McCord, Component selection in time-resolved magneto-optical wide-field imaging for the investigation of magnetic microstructures, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 432, 283–290 (2017)  Link



  • E. Lage, J. Zhang, C.A. Ross. Head-to-Head Domain Wall Structures in Tapered Magnetic Strips, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 53, 7100104 (2016) Link
  • J. Trützschler, K. Sentosun, B. Mozooni, R. Mattheis, J. McCord. Magnetic domain wall gratings for magnetization reversal tuning and confined dynamic mode localization, Scientific Reports 6, 30761 (2016)  Link
  • M. Abes, C. T. Koops, S. B. Hrkac, J. McCord, N. O. Urs, N. Wolff, L. Kienle, W. J. Ren, L. Bouchenoire, B. M. Murphy, O. M. Magnussen. Domain structure and reorientation in CoFe2O4, Phys. Rev. B 93, 195427 (2016) Link
  • E. Lage, N.O. Urs, S. Siddiqui, M. Baldo, J. McCord, C.A. Ross, Depinning of domain walls by magnetic fields and current pulses in tapered nanowires with anti-notches, IEEE Magnetics Letters 6 (2016) Link
  • N.O. Urs, B. Mozooni, P. Mazalski, M. Kustov, P. Hayes, S. Deldar, E. Quandt, J. McCord, Advanced magneto-optical microscopy: Imaging from picoseconds to centimeters - imaging spin waves and temperature distributions (invited), AIP Advances 6, 055605 (2016) Link



  • C. Du, I. Lee, R. Adur, Y. Obukhov, C. Hamann, B. Buchner, J. McCord, D.V. Pelekhov, P.C. Hammel, Imaging interfaces defined by abruptly varying internal magnetic fields by means of scanned nanoscale spin wave modes, Phys. Rev. B 92, 214413 (2015) Link
  • M. A. Basith, S. McVitie, T. Strache, M. Fritzsche, A. Muecklich, J. Fassbender, J. McCord, Lorentz TEM imaging of stripe structures embedded in a soft magnetic matrix, Phys. Rev. Applied 4, 034012 (2015) Link
  • B. Mozooni, J. McCord, Direct observation of closure domain wall mediated spin-waves, Applied Physics Letters 107, 042402 (2015) Link
  • M. Kustov, R. Grechishkin, M. Gusev, O. Gasanov, J. McCord,  A novel scheme of thermographic microimaging using pyro-magneto-optical indicator films, Advanced Materials 27, 5017–5022 (2015) Link
  • J. McCord, Progress in magnetic domain observation by advanced magneto-optical microscopy (Topical Review), Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 333001 (2015) Link
  • V. Röbisch, E. Yarar, N. O. Urs , I. Teliban, R. Knöchel, J. McCord, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, Exchange biased magnetoelectric composites for magnetic field sensor application by frequency conversion, Journal of Applied Physics 117, 17B513 (2015) Link



  • N. O. Urs, I. Teliban, A. Piorra, R. Knöchel, E. Quandt, J. McCord, Origin of hysteretic magnetoelastic behavior in magnetoelectric 2-2 composites, Applied Physics Letters 105, 202406 (2014) Link
  • V. Hrkac, E. Lage, G. Köppel, J. Strobel, J. McCord, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, L. Kienle, Amorphous FeCoSiB for exchange bias coupled and decoupled magnetoelectric multilayer systems: Real-structure and magnetic properties, Journal of Applied Physics 116, 134302 (2014) Link
  • B. Mozooni, T. von Hofe, J. McCord, Picosecond wide-field magneto-optical imaging of magnetization dynamics of amorphous film elements, Physical Review B 90, 054410 (2014) Link
  • M. Ghafari, R. Mattheis J. McCord, H. Hahn, R. A. Brand, W. A. A. Macedo, Uniaxial in-plane magnetization of iron nanolayers grown within an amorphous matrix, Applied Physics Letters 105, 073102 (2014) Link
  • C. Hengst, M. Wolf, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Acoustic-domain resonance mode in magnetic closure-domain structures: A probe for domain-shape characteristics and domain-wall transformations, Physical Review B 89, 214412 (2014) Link
  • O. D. Roshchupkina, T. Strache, J. McCord, A. Mücklich, C. Bähtz, J. Grenzer, Structural modifications of thin magnetic Permalloy films induced by ion implantation and thermal annealing: A comparison, Acta Materialia 74, 278 (2014) Link
  • E. Lage, N. O. Urs, V. Röbisch, I. Teliban, R. Knöchel, D. Meyners, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Magnetic domain control and voltage response of exchange biased magnetoelectric composites, Applied Physics Letters 104, 132405 (2014)  Link
  • J. Trützschler, K. Sentosun, M. Langer, I. Mönch, R. Mattheis, J. Fassbender, J. McCord, Optimization of magneto-resistive response of ion-irradiated exchange biased films through zigzag arrangement of magnetization, Journal of Applied Physics 115, 103901 (2014)  Link
  • C. Hamann, R. Mattheis, I. Mönch, J. Fassbender, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Magnetization dynamics of magnetic domain wall imprinted magnetic films, New Journal of Physics 16, 023010 (2014)  Link
  • M. Langer, A. Neudert, I. Mönch, R. Mattheis, K. Lenz, J. Fassbender, J. McCord, Magneto-optical analysis of stripe elements embedded in a synthetic antiferromagnet, Physical Review B 89, 064411 (2014)  Link
  • E. Jakubisova-Liskova, S. Visnovsky, A. Wawro, L. T. Baczewski, P. Mazalski, A. Maziewski, M. O. Liedke, J. McCord and J. Fassbender, Effect of Ga+ irradiation in molecular-beam epitaxy grown Pt/Co/Pt thin films studied by magneto-optic spectroscopy, Journal of Applied Physics 115, 17C106 (2014)  Link



  • T. von Hofe, N. O. Urs, B. Mozooni, T. Jansen, C. Kirchhof, D. E. Bürgler, E. Quandt, J. McCord, Dual wavelength magneto-optical imaging of magnetic thin films, Applied Physics Letters 103, 142410 (2013)  Link
  • S. B. Hrkac, M. Abes, C. T. Koops, C. Krywka, M. Müller, S. Kaps, R. Adelung, J. McCord, E. Lage, E. Quandt, O. M. Magnussen, and B. M. Murphy,  Local magnetization and strain in single magnetoelectric micorrod composites,  Applied Physics Letters 103,  123111  (2013)  Link
  • J. McCord, S. Mangin,  Separation of low- and high-temperature contributions to the exchange bias in Ni81Fe19-NiO thin films,  Physical Review B 88, 014416  (2013)  Link
  • J. McCord, B. Erkartal, T. von Hofe, L. Kienle, E. Quandt, O. Roshchupkina, J. Grenzer, Revisiting magnetic stripe domains — anisotropy gradient and stripe asymmetry, Journal of   Applied Physics 113, 073903 (2013)  Link



  • O. D. Roshchupkina, J. Grenzer, T. Strache, J. McCord, M. Fritzsche, A. Muecklich, C. Baehtz, and J. Fassbender, Focused ion beam induced structural modifications in thin magnetic films, Journal of Applied Physics 112, 033901 (2012)  Link
  • A. Neudert, Y. W. Lai, R. Schäfer, M. Kustov, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Magnetic Domains and Twin Boundary Movement of NiMnGa Magnetic Shape Memory Crystals, Advanced Engineering Materials 14, 601–613 (2012)  Link
  • C. Patschureck, K. Lenz, M. O. Liedke, M. U. Lutz, T. Strache, I. Mönch, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, and J. McCord, Magnetization dynamics of buckling domain structures in patterned thin films, Physical Review B 86, 054426 (2012) Link
  • S. Wintz, T. Strache, M. Körner, C. Bunce, A. Banholzer, R. Mattheis, J. Raabe, C. Quitmann, J. McCord, A. Erbe, J. Fassbender, Interlayer-coupled spin vortex pairs and their response to external magnetic fields, Physical Review B 85, 224420 (2012)  Link
  • S. Wintz, T. Strache, M. Körner, C. Bunce, A. Banholzer, I. Mönch, R. Mattheis, J. Raabe, C. Quitmann, J. McCord, A. Erbe, K. Lenz, J. Fassbender, Control of vortex pair states by post-deposition interlayer exchange coupling modification, Physical Review B 85, 134417 (2012)  Link 
  • J. Steiner, R. Schäfer, H. Wieczoreck, J. McCord, F. Otto, Formation and coarsening of the concertina magnetization pattern in elongated thin-film elements, Physical Review B 85, 104407 (2012)  Link
  • A. Maziewski, P. Mazalski, Z. Kurant, M. O. Liedke, J. McCord, J. Fassbender, J. Ferré, A. Mougin, A. Wawro, L. T. Baczewski, A. Rogalev, F. Wilhelm, and T. Gemming, Tailoring of magnetism in Pt/Co/Pt ultrathin films by ion irradiation, Physical Review B 85, 054427 (2012)  Link



  • K. Mok, C. Scarlat, G. J. Kovacs, L. Li, V. Zviagin, J. McCord, M. Helm, H. Schmidt, Thickness independent magneto-optical coupling constant of nickel films in the visible spectral range, Journal of Applied Physics 110, 123110 (2011) Link
  • K. Mok, G. J. Kovács, J. McCord, L. Li, M. Helm, and H. Schmidt, Magneto-optical coupling in ferromagnetic thin films investigated by vector-magneto-optical generalized ellipsometry, Physical Review B 84, 094413 (2011) Link
  • J. McCord, T. Strache, I. Mönch, R. Mattheis, J. Fassbender, Spatial manipulation of magnetic damping in ferromagnetic-antiferromagnetic films by ion irradiation, Physical Review B 83, 224407 (2011) Link
  • S. Wintz, T. Strache, M. Körner, M. Fritzsche, D. Marko, I. Mönch, R. Mattheis, J. Raabe, C. Quitmann, J. McCord, A. Erbe, J. Fassbender, Direct observation of antiferromagnetically oriented spin vortex states in magnetic multilayer elements, Applied Physics Letters 98, 232511 (2011)  Link
  • A. Vogel, S. Wintz, T. Gerhardt, L. Bocklage, T. Strache, M.-Y. Im, P. Fischer, J. Fassbender, J. McCord, G. Meier, Field- and current-induced domain-wall motion in permalloy nanowires with magnetic soft spots, Applied Physics Letters 98, 20250 (2011) Link
  • N. Martin, I. Mönch, R. Schäfer, J. Fassbender, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Influence of dipolar energy on the magnetization reversal in magnetization-modulated thin film systems: Model and experiment, Physical Review B 83, 174423 (2011)  Link
  • M. Wolf, C. Patschureck, R. Schäfer, I. Mönch, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Array anisotropy in structured thin film arrays: Influence on the magnetodynamics, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 1703 (2011)  Link
  • M. Jaafar, R. Sanz, J. McCord, J. Jensen, R. Schäfer, M. Vazquez, A. Asenjo, Pattern-induced magnetic anisotropy in FePt thin films by ion irradiation, Physical Review B 83, 094422 (2011)   Link
  • N. Martin, N.C. Bigall, I. Mönch, T. Gemming, A. Eychmüller, R. Mattheis, R. Schafer, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Enhanced Nucleation of Vortices in Soft Magnetic Materials Prepared by Silica Nanosphere Lithography, Advanced Functional Materials 21, 891-896 (2011) Link
  • S. Haindl, T. Thersleff, T. Shapoval, Y.W. Lai, J. McCord, L. Schultz, B. Holzapfel, Advanced Nb/FePt L1(0) hybrid thin films, Superconductor Science & Technology 24, 024002 (2011) Link



  • J. Koza, F. Karnbach, M. Uhlemann, J. McCord, A. Gebert, L. Schultz, Electrocrystallization of CoFe alloys under the influence of external homogeneous magnetic fields, part 2: Properties of deposited films, Electrochimica Acta 55, 819-831 (2010) Link
  • C. Hamann, J. McCord, L. Schultz, B.P. Toperverg, K. Theis-Bröhl, M. Wolff, R. Kaltofen, I. Mönch, Competing magnetic interactions in exchange-bias-modulated films, Physical Review B 81, 24420 (2010) Link
  • Y.-W. Lai, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Volume magnetic domain mirroring in magnetic shape memory crystals, Applied Physics Letters 96, 22507 (2010) Link
  • R. Schäfer, C. Hamann, J. McCord, L. Schultz, V Kamberský, The magneto-optical gradient effect in an exchange-biased thin film: experimental evidence for classical diffraction theory, New Journal of Physics 12, 053006 (2010) Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, C. Hamann, J. McCord, B.P. Toperverg, H. Zabel, Polarized neutron studies on exchange-bias micro-stripe pattern, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 211, 12014 (2010) Link
  • A. Berger, S. Mangin, J. McCord, O. Hellwig, E. E. Fullerton, Cumulative minor loop growth in Co/Pt and Co/Pd multilayers, Physical Review B 82, 104423 (2010)  Link
  • C. Patschureck, R. Kaltofen, I. Mönch, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Magnetic domain compensation effect on the magnetodynamic response of ferromagnetic elements, Applied Physics Letters 97, 052507 (2010) Link
  • N. Scheerbaum, Y.W. Lai, T. Leisegang, M. Thomas, J. Liu, K. Khlopkov, J. McCord, S. Faehler, R. Traeger, D.C. Meyer, L. Schultz, O. Gutfleisch, Constraint-dependent twin variant distribution in Ni2MnGa single crystal, polycrystals and thin film: An EBSD study, Acta Materialia 58, 4629-4638 (2010)  Link



  • J. Fassbender, T. Strache, M.O. Liedke, D. Markó, S. Wintz, K. Lenz, A. Keller, S. Facsko, I. Mönch, J. McCord, Introducing artificial length scales to tailor magnetic properties, New Journal of Physics, New Journal of Physics 11, 125002/1-19 (2009) Link
  • J. McCord, R. Schäfer, Domain wall asymmetries in Ni81Fe19/NiO: proof of variable anisotropies in exchange bias systems, New Journal of Physics 11, 83016 (2009) Link
  • S. Girod, M. Gottwald, S. Andrieu, S. Mangin, J. McCord, E. Fullerton, J.-M. L. Beaujour, B. J. Krishnatreya, A. D. Kent, Strong perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in Ni/Co (111) single crystal superlattices, Applied Physics Letters 94, 262504 (2009) Link
  • Y. F. Chen, J. McCord, J. Freudenberger, R. Kaltofen, O.G. Schmidt, Effects of strain on magnetic and transport properties of Co films on plastic substrates, Journal of Applied Physics 105, 7C302 (2009) Link
  • N. Martin, J. McCord, A. Gerber, T. Strache, T. Gemming, I. Mönch, N. Farag, R.Schäfer, J. Fassbender, E. Quandt, L. Schultz, Local stress engineering of magnetic anisotropy in soft magnetic thin films, Applied Physics Letter 94, 062506 (2009)  Link
  • J. McCord, I. Mönch, J. Fassbender, A. Gerber, E. Quandt, Local setting of magnetic anisotropy in amorphous Films by Co ion implantation, J. Phys. D 42, 055006 (2009)  Link
  • M. Thomas, O. Heczko, J. Buschbeck, Y.W. Lai, J. McCord, L. Schultz, S. Fähler, Stray field induced actuation mode of freestanding magnetic shape memory films, Advanced Materials, 21, 3708, (2009)  Link
  • M. Wolf, R. Schäfer, J. McCord, Precessional frequency of ferromagnetic elements: Influence of magnetic domain width, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 321, 2920 (2009)  Link



  • J. McCord, C. Hamann, R. Mattheis, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, Non-linear exchange coupling and magnetic domain asymmetry in ferromagnetic/IrMn thin films, Physical Review B 78, 094419 (2008) Link
  • J. McCord, Y. Henry, T. Hauet, F. Montaigne, E.E. Fullerton, S. Mangin, Mechanism of chirality reversal for planar interface domain walls in exchange coupled hard/soft magnetic bilayers, Physical Review B 78, 094417 (2008)  Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, A. Westphalen, H. Zabel, U. Rücker, J. McCord, V. Höink, J. Schmalhorst, G Reiss, T. Weis, D. Engel, A. Ehresmann, B. P. Toperverg, Hyper-domains in exchange bias micro-stripe patterns, New Journal of Physics 10, 093021 (2008) Link
  • J. Fassbender, J. McCord, Magnetic patterning by means of ion irradiation and implantation (Review), Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 320, 579 (2008) Link
  • M. Thomas, O. Heczko, J. Buschbeck, U.K. Rößler, J. McCord, N. Scheerbaum, L. Schultz, S. Fähler, Magnetically induced reorientation of martensite variants in constrained epitaxial NiMnGa films grown on MgO(001), New Journal of Physics 10, 23040 (2008) Link
  • J. McCord, R. Kaltofen, O.G. Schmidt, L. Schultz, Tuning of magnetization dynamics by ultrathin antiferromagnetic layers, Applied Physics Letters 92, 162506 (2008) Link
  • S. Widuch, Z. Celinski, K. Balin, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, D. Skrzypek, J. McCord, Variation in ferromagnetic domain density and domain asymmetry in Fe/FeF2 exchange bias structures, Physical Review B 77, 184433 (2008) Link
  • J. McCord, L. Schultz, J. Fassbender, Hybrid soft-magnetic lateral exchange spring films prepared by ion irradiation, Advanced Materials 20, 2090 (2008) Link
  • C. Hamann, I. Mönch, R. Kaltofen, R. Schäfer, T. Gemming, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Size effects on the magnetization reversal behavior of exchange bias modulated thin films, Journal of Applied Physics 104, 13926 (2008) Link
  • J. Walowski, M. Djordjevic Kaufmann, B. Lenk, C. Hamann, J. McCord, M. Münzenberg, Intrinsic and non-local Gilbert damping in polycrystalline Nickel studied by Ti-sapphire laser fs spectroscopy, Journal of Physics D 41, 164016 (2008) Link
  • Y.-W. Lai, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Direct observation of AC field-induced twin-boundary dynamics in bulk NiMnGa, Acta Materialia 56, 5130 (2008)  Link
  • D.T. Robb, Y.H. Xu, O. Hellwig, J. McCord, A. Berger, M.A. Novotny, P.A. Rikvold, Evidence for a dynamic phase transition in [Co/Pt]3 magnetic multilayers, Physical Review B 78, 134422 (2008) Link
  • J. McCord, Magnetization dynamics of coupled ferromagnetic-antiferromagnetic thin films, in Advances in Solid State Physics 48, R. Haug (ed.), Springer, 157 (2008) Link
  • A. Neudert, P. Keatley, V. Kruglyak, J. McCord, R. Hicken, Excitation and imaging of precessional modes in soft-magnetic squares, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 44, 3083 (2008) Link
  • M. Tekielak, P. Mazalski, A. Maziewski, R. Schäfer, J. McCord, B. Szymanski, M.Urbaniak, F. Stobiecki, Creation of out-of-plane magnetization ordering by increasing the repetition number N in (Co/Au)N multilayers, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 44, 2850 (2008)  Link



  • T. Hauet, S. Mangin, J. McCord, F. Montaigne, and Eric E. Fullerton, Exchange-bias training effect in TbFe/GdFe: Micromagnetic mechanism, Physical Review B 76, 144423 (2007) Link
  • J. McCord, R. Kaltofen, T. Gemming, R. Hühne, L. Schultz, Aspects of static and dynamic magnetic anisotropy in Ni81Fe19-NiO films, Physical Review B 75, 134418 (2007) Link
  • Y.W. Lai, N. Scheerbaum, D. Hinz, O. Gutfleisch, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, J. McCord, Absence of magnetic domain wall motion during magnetic field induced twin boundary motion in bulk magnetic shape memory alloys, Applied Physics Letters 90, 192504 (2007) Link
  • M. Jaafar, R. Sanz, M. Vazquez, A. Asenjo, J. Jensen, K. Hjort, S. Flohrer, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, FePt thin film irradiated with high energy ions, Physica Status Solidi (a) 204, 1724 (2007) Link
  • A. Neudert, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, Domain-wall transformation by high-frequency magnetic fields, Physical Review B 75, 172404 (2007)  Link
  • A. Gerber, J. McCord, C. Schmutz, E. Quandt, Permeability and magnetic properties of ferromagnetic NiFe/FeCoBSi bilayers for high-frequency applications, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 43, 2624 (2007) Link
  • M. Tekielak, R. Schäfer, J. McCord, A. Maziewski, V. Zablotskii, L. Baczewski, A. Wawro, Needle-like domain structure in Co films deposited on Mo (110), Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 316, 184 (2007) Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, B.P. Toperverg, A. Westphalen, H. Zabel, J. McCord, V. Hoeink, J. Schmalhorst, G. Reiss, T. Weis, D. Engel, A. Ehresmann, U. Rücker, Polarized neutron reflectometry study on a magnetic film with an ion beam imprinted stripe pattern, Superlattices and Microstructures 41, 104 (2007)  Link



  • A. Neudert, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, R. Kaltofen, I. Mönch, H. Vinzelberg, L. Schultz, Bloch-line generation in cross-tie walls by fast magnetic-field pulses, Journal of Applied Physics 99, 8F302 (2006) Link
  • J. Fassbender, J. von Borany, A. Mücklich, K. Potzger, W. Möller, J. McCord, L. Schultz, R. Mattheis, Structural and magnetic modifications of Cr-implanted permalloy, Physical Review B 73, 184410 (2006) Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, M. Wolff, A. Westphalen, H. Zabel, J. McCord, V. Hoeink, J. Schmalhorst, G. Reiss, T. Weis, D. Engel, A. Ehresmann, U. Ruecker, B.P. Toperverg, Exchange-bias instability in a bilayer with an ion-beam imprinted stripe pattern of ferromagnetic/antiferromagnetic interfaces, Physical Review B 73, 174408 (2006) Link
  • J. Fassbender, J. McCord, Control of saturation magnetization, anisotropy, and damping due to Ni implantation in thin Ni81Fe19 layers, Applied Physics Letters 88, 252501 (2006) Link
  • S. Flohrer, R. Schäfer, J. McCord, S. Roth, L. Schultz, G. Herzer, Magnetization loss and domain refinement in nanocrystalline tape wound cores, Acta Materialia 54, 3253 (2006) Link
  • S. Flohrer, R. Schäfer, J. McCord, S. Roth, L. Schultz, F. Fiorillo, W. Guenther, G. Herzer, Dynamic magnetization process of nanocrystalline tape wound cores with transverse field-induced anisotropy, Acta Materialia 54, 4693 (2006)  Link
  • U. Queitsch, J. McCord, A. Neudert, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, K. Rott, H. Brückl, Domain wall induced modes of high-frequency response in ferromagnetic elements, Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology 14, 22 (2006) Link
  • J. Buschbeck, S. Fähler, M. Weisheit, K. Leistner, J. McCord, B. Rellinghaus, L. Schultz, Thermodynamics and kinetics during pulsed laser annealing and patterning of FePt films, Journal of Applied Physics 100, 123901 (2006) Link



  • K. Potzger, L. Bischoff, M. O. Liedke, B. Hillebrands, M. Rickart, P. P. Freitas, J. McCord, J. Fassbender, Domain structure of magnetically micro-patterned PtMn/NiFe exchange biased bilayers, IEEE Trans. Magn. 41, 3610 (2005) Link
  • A. Neudert, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, Sub-nanosecond vortex transformation in ferromagnetic film elements observed by stroboscopic wide-field Kerr microscopy, Journal of Applied Physics 97, 10E701 (2005) Link
  • M. Frommberger, C. Schmutz, M. Tewes, J. McCord, W. Hartung, R. Losehand, E. Quandt, Integration of crossed anisotropy magnetic core into toroidal thin-film inductors, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques 53, 2096 (2005) Link
  • J. McCord, R. Schäfer, K. Theis-Bröhl, H. Zabel, J. Schmalhorst, V. Höink, H. Brückl, T. Weiss, D. Engel, A. Ehresmann, Domain propagation in He ion bombarded magnetic wires with opposite exchange bias, Journal of Applied Physics 97, 10K102 (2005) Link
  • J. McCord, J. Fassbender, M.O. Liedke, M. Frommberger, T. Gemming, E. Quandt, L. Schultz, Magnetic anisotropy and domain patterning of amorphous films by He-ion irradiation, Applied Physics Letters 86, 162505 (2005) Link
  • A. Neudert, J. McCord, D. Chumakov, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, Small amplitude magnetization dynamics in Permalloy elements investigated by time-resolved wide-field Kerr microscopy, Phys. Rev. B 71, 134405 (2005) Link
  • F. Dorfbauer, D. Süss, J. McCord, M. Kirschner, T. Schrefl, J. Fidler, Micromagnetic simulation of asymmetric magnetization reversal in exchange biased bilayers, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 290-291, 754 (2005)  Link
  • M. Frommberger, S. Glasmachers, C. Schmutz, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Microscopic magnetic and high-frequency properties of a stress sensor using FeCoBSi magnetostrictive thin films, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 41, 3691 (2005) Link
  • M. Frommberger, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Crossed anisotropy magnetic cores for integrated inductors, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 290, 1487-1490 (2005) Link
  • F. Radu, V. Leiner, K. Westerholt, H. Zabel, J. McCord, A. Vorobiev, J. Major, D. Jullien, H. Humblot, F. Tasset, Magnetic induction and domain walls in magnetic thin films at remanence, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 1711 (2005) Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, H. Zabel, J. McCord, B. P. Toperverg, Quantification of the magnetization arrangement of patterned films measured by polarized neutron reflectivity, Physica B 356, 14 (2005) Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, B. P. Toperverg, J. McCord, V. Leiner, A. Westphalen, K. Rott, H. Brückl, H. Zabel, Correlated magnetic reversal in periodic stripe patterns, Phys. Rev. B 72, 020403 (2005)  Link
  • D. Chumakov, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, H. Vinzelberg, R. Kaltofen, I. Münch, L. Schultz, Nanosecond time-scale switching of Permalloy thin film elements studied by wide-field time-resolved Kerr microscopy, Phys. Rev. B 71, 014410 (2005) Link



  • M. Frommberger, M. Tewes, J. McCord, W. Hartung, R. Losehand, E. Quandt, A new approach to RF thin film microinductors, Proceedings of 34th European Microwave Conf., Amsterdam, 2004, 1361 (2004)  Link
  • S. Glasmachers, M. Frommberger, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Influence of strain on the high-frequency magnetic properties of FeCoBSi thin films, Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research 201, 15, 3319 (2004)  Link
  • J. McCord, R. Mattheis, D. Elefant, Dynamic magnetic anisotropy at the onset of exchange bias, Physical Review B 70, 094420 (2004)  Link
  • M. Frommberger, J. McCord, E. Quandt, High frequency properties of FeCoSiB thin films with crossed anisotropy, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 40, 2703-2705 (2004)  Link
  • S. Dieter, A. Pyzalla, A. Bauer, N. Schell, J. McCord, K. Seemann, N. Wanderka, W. Reimers, Correlation between magnetic properties of CoFe single and CoFe/SiO2 multi-layer thin films and their microstructure, texture and internal stress state, Zeitschrift für Metallkunde 95, 164-175 (2004)  Link
  • J. McCord, Irregular domain patterns in structured magnetic thick films, Journal of Applied Physics 95, 6855 (2004)  Link 
  • J. McCord, M. Frommberger, S. Glasmachers, R. Schäfer, E. Quandt, Stress induced remagnetization in magnetostrictive films, Journal of Applied Physics 95, 6861 (2004)  Link
  • A. Neudert, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz, Dynamic anisotropy in amorphous CoZrTa films, Journal of Applied Physics 95, 6595 (2004)  Link
  • J. McCord, S. Dieter, K. Seebeck, Observation and analysis of mixed domain states in sputtered Co50Fe50 films, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 271, 46 (2004)  Link



  • J. McCord, J. Paul, Influence of magnetic properties on magnetization dynamics of high resistivity films, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 39, 2359 (2003)  Link
  • J. McCord, H. Zolla, H. Grimm, Influence of magnetic properties of shields on recording head instability parameters, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 39, 2384 (2003)  Link
  • J. McCord, T. Schmitte, R. Schäfer, H. Zabel, L. Schultz, Kerr microscopy study on sputtered Fe stripes, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 39, 2687 (2003)  Link
  • K. Theis-Bröhl, T. Schmitte, V. Leiner, H. Zabel, K. Rott, H. Brückl, J. McCord, CoFe stripes: Magnetization reversal study by polarized neutron scattering and magneto-optical Kerr effect, Physical Review B 67, 184415 (2003)  Link
  • J. McCord, R. Mattheis, K.-U. Barholz, R. Schäfer, Kerr observations of asymmetric magnetization reversal processes in CoFe/IrMn Bi-layer systems, Journal of Applied Physics 93 (9), 5491 (2003)  Link



  • R.S. Beach, J. McCord, P. Webb, D. Mauri, Orthogonal pinning of two ferromagnetic layers in a synthetic spin-valve, Applied Physics Letters 80 (24), 4576 (2002) Link



  • L. Baril, D. Mauri, J. McCord, S. Gider, T. Lin, Kinetics of pinned layer and free layer relaxation upon hard axis anneal of NiMn spin valves, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 37, 1698 (2001)   Link
  • J. McCord, J. Westwood, Domain optimization of sputtered permalloy shields for recording heads, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 37, 1755 (2001)  Link
  • B. Argyle, J. McCord, Efficient Kerr microscopy, Magnetic Storage Systems Beyond 2000/ Nato Science Series: II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, vol. 41 ed. G.C. Hadjipanayis (2001)   Link
  • E.I. Cooper, Y. Hsu, L.T. Romankiw, J. McCord, V. Nikitin, Electroplated CoFeCu films in write heads: Plating and magnetic evaluation, 6th International Symposium Magnetic Materials, Processes and Devices, The Electrochemical Society 2000-29, 264 (2001)
  • Y. Hsu, R. Fontana, M. Williams, P. Kasiraj, E. Lee, J. McCord, High frequency high field permeability of patterned Ni80Fe20 and Ni45Fe55 thin films, Journal of Applied Physics 89, 6808 (2001)    Link
  • L. Baril, D. Mauri, J. McCord, S. Gider, T. Lin, Thermal relaxation of the free layer in spin valves, Journal of Applied Physics 89, 1320 (2001)  Link



  • G. V. Kurlyandskaya, M. Vasquez, J. McCord, J.L. Munnoz, D. Garcia, A.P. Potapov, Magnetic structure and magnetoimpedence effect in stress annealed cobalt-based amorphous ribbons with different values of induced magnetic anisotropy, Physics of Metals and Metallography 90, 549 (2000)
  • J. McCord, J. Westwood, Domain formation in Fe-N multilayers, Journal of Applied Physics 87, 6502 (2000)Link
  • B.E. Argyle, J. McCord, New laser illumination method for Kerr microscopy, Journal of Applied Physics 87, 6487 (2000)  Link



  • C. Back, J. Heidmann, J. McCord, Time resolved Kerr microscopy: Magnetization dynamics in thin film write heads, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 35, 637 (1999) Link
  • J. McCord, A. Hubert, Normalized differential Kerr microscopy: An advanced method for magnetic imaging, Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research 171(2), 555 (1999)  Link
  • G.V. Kurlyandskaya, M. Vasquez, J.L. Munoz, D. Garcia, J. McCord, Effect of induced magnetic anisotropy and domain structure features on magnetoimpedence in stress annealed Co rich amorphous ribbons, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 196-197, 259 (1999) Link



  • D.E. Bürgler, D.E. Schaller, C.M. Schmidt, F. Meisinger, J. Kroha, J. McCord, A. Hubert, H.J. Güntherrodt, Antiferromagnetic interlayer exchange coupling across an amorphous metallic spacer layer, Physical Review Letters 80, 4983 (1998)  Link



  • R. Mattheis, K. Ramstöck, J. McCord, Formation and annihilation of edge walls in thin film permalloy strips, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 33, 3993 (1997)  Link
  • J. McCord, A. Hubert, A. Chizhik, Domains and hysteresis in patterned soft magnetic elements, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 33, 3981 (1997)  Link
  • J. McCord, A. Hubert, J. Kools, J.M. Ruigrok, Domain observations on NiFeCo/Cu/NiFeCo-sandwiches for giant magnetoresistive sensors, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 33, 3984 (1997)  Link
  •   L. Wenzel, J. McCord, K. Ramstöck, A. Hubert, Simulation of magnetooptical domain boundary images, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 33, 3274 (1997) Link



  • J. McCord, A. Hubert, J.C.S. Kools, M.-C. de Nooijer, Magnetization processes in exchange biased giant magnetoresistive multilayer elements, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 32, 4803 (1996)  Link
  • J. McCord, A. Hubert, G. Schröpfer, U. Loreit, Domain observation on magnetoresistive sensor elements, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 32, 4806 (1996)  Link



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