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Prof. Plamen Stamenov

Principal Investigator

Prof. Plamen Stamenov
School of Physics & CRANN
Trinity College Dublin

E-mail: stamenop@tcd.ie
Phone: + 353 1 896 4350
Fax: +353 1 671 1759
Skype: plamen.stamenov

Position

SIRG (SFI) Assistant Professor, Ussher Lecturer of Physics (Nanomagnetism) and CRANN Principal Investigator

Education

  • Ph. D. in Physics (Experimental), University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
  • B. Sc. in Physics (Theoretical and Experimental), University of Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski", Bulgaria

Specialities

AC Susceptibility, SQUID magnetometry, General Magnetometry, Electronic transport, Spin transport, Non-linear dynamics and Chaos, Electronics, Physical measurements and instrumentation

Other activities

Guitar playing (heavy metal), Experimental, High-field and High-energy Physics, IT and Computer Science

Publications

  1. Designing Switchable Polarisation and Magnetisation at Room Temperature in an Oxide
    Nature, 525, 363-366 (2015) doi:10.1038/nature14881
    P. Mandal, M. J. Pitcher, J. Alaria, H. Niu, P. Borisov, P. Stamenov, J. B. Claridge and M. J. Rosseinsky
  2. Direct Piezoelectric Effect Microscopy
    Rev. Sci. Instr., 86, 076102 (2015) doi:10.1063/1.4923094
    T. J. A. Mori, P. Stamenov and L. S. Dorneles
  3. Giant spontaneous Hall effect in zero-moment Mn2RuxGa
    Appl. Phys. Lett., 106, 12402 (2015) doi:10.1063/1.4913687
    N. Thiyagarajah, Y.-C. Lau, D. Betto, K. Borisov, J. M. D. Coey, P. Stamenov and K. Rode
  4. Site-specific magnetism of half-metallic Mn2RuxGa thin films determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy
    Phys. Rev. B, 91, 094410 (2015) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.91.094410
    D. Betto, N. Thiyagarajah, Yong-Chang Lau, C. Piamonteze, Marie-Anne Arrio, P. Stamenov, J. M. D. Coey and K. Rode
  5. Growth of c-axis-oriented aluminium nitride thin films onto different substrates and buffer layers
    Surface Science and Analysis, 47, 447-453 (2014) doi:10.1002/sia.5732
    T. J. A. Mori, R. D. Della Pace, A. M. H. de Andrade, M. A. Corrêa, P. Stamenov, L. F. Schelp and L. S. Dorneles
  6. High-field magnetization behavior of Mn-Al-C alloys
    IEEE Trans. Mag., 50, 6971500 (2014) doi:10.1109/TMAG.2014.2320598
    A. Pasko, F. Mazaleyrat, L. K. Varga, P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  7. Magnetic, Transport and Structural Properties of SrRuO3 Thin Films
    Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 17C735 (2014) doi:10.1063/1.4868333
    A. M. Majher, K. Rode, J. M. D. Coey and P. Stamenov
  8. High Field Magnetotransport and Point Contact Andreev Reflection Measurements on CuCr2Se4 and CuCr2Se3Br - Degenerate Magnetic Semiconductor Single Crystals
    Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 17C717 (2014) doi:10.1063/1.4861683
    K. Borisov, J. Alaria, J. M. D. Coey and P. Stamenov
  9. Cubic Mn2Ga thin films: Crossing the spin gap with ruthenium
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 027201 (2014) doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.027201
    H. Kurt, K. Rode, P. Stamenov, M. Venkatesan, Y.-C. Lau, E. Fonda and J. M. D. Coey
  10. Site-specific order and magnetism in tetragonal Mn3Ga thin films
    Phys. Rev. B, 87, 184429 (2013) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.184429
    K. Rode, N. Baadji, D. Betto, Y.-C. Lau, H. Kurt, M. Venkatesan, P. Stamenov, S. Sanvito, J. M. D. Coey, E. Fonda, E. Otero, F. Choueikani, P. Ohresser, F. Porcher and G. André
  11. Point Contact Andreev Reflection from Semimetallic Bismuth - the roles of the minority carriers and the large spin-orbit couplingv Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 17C718 (2013) doi:10.1063/1.4796049
    P. Stamenov
  12. Modeling of Electronic Transport through Metal/Polymer Interfaces in Thin Film Transistors
    ISRN Electronics, 2013, 652587 (2013) doi:10.1155/2013/652587
    S. Alborghetti and P. Stamenov
  13. Electron and spin transport studies of gated lateral organic devices
    Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 124510 (2012) doi: 10.1063/1.4770230
    S. Alborghetti, J. M. D. Coey and P. Stamenov
  14. Strategies for Fabricating Nanogap Single-Crystal Organic Transistors
    ISRN Nanotechnology, 2012, 253246 (2012) doi:10.5402/2012/253246
    S. Alborghetti, P. Stamenov, G. Fois and J. M. D. Coey
  15. Exchange-biased magnetic tunnel junctions with antiferromagnetic e-Mn3Ga
    Applied Physics Letters, 101, 232402 (2012) doi:10.1063/1.4768941
    H. Kurt, K. Rode, H. Tokuc, P. Stamenov, M. Venkatesan and J. M. D. Coey
  16. Magnetic and electronic properties of D022 - Mn3Ge (001) films
    Applied Physics Letters, 101, 132410 (2012) doi:10.1063/1.4754123
    H. Kurt, N. Baadji, K. Rode, M. Venkatesan, P. Stamenov, S. Sanvito and J. M. D. Coey
  17. Ultrathin (CoFe/Pt)n multilayers with tuned magnetic properties
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324, 2298 (2012) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2012.02.119
    J. F. Feng, K. Rode, K. Ackland, P. Stamenov, M. Venkatesan and J. M. D. Coey
  18. Dependence of charge carrier injection on the interface energy barrier in short-channel polymeric field effect transistors
    Applied Physics Letters, 100, 143301 (2012) doi:10.1063/1.3701271
    S. Alborghetti, J. M. D. Coey and P. Stamenov
  19. Point Contact Andreev Reflection from Erbium - the role of external magnetic field and the sign of the spin polarisation
    Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 07C519 (2012) doi:10.1063/1.3679451
    P. Stamenov
  20. Magnetization processes in micron-scale (CoFe/Pt)n multilayers with perpendicular anisotropy: First-order reversal curves measured by extraordinary Hall effect
    Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 07B538 (2012) doi:10.1063/1.3679143
    Z. Diao, N. Decorde, P. Stamenov, K. Rode, G. Feng and J. M. D. Coey
  21. Dynamic response of ammonia sensors constructed from polyaniline nanofibre films with varying morphology
    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, B161, 989-999 (2012) doi:10.1016/j.snb.2011.11.082
    P. Stamenov, R. Madathil and J. M. D. Coey
  22. Influence of an Au capping layer on the magnetic properties of CoPt nanowires
    Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 252507 (2011) doi:10.1063/1.3601748
    F. N. Byrne, L. M. A. Monzon, P. Stamenov, M. Venkatesan and J. M. D. Coey
  23. Mn3-xGa (0 = x = 1): Multifunctional thin film material for spintronics and magnetic recording
    Phys. Status Solidi B, 248, 2338-2344 (2011) doi:10.1002/pssb.201147122
    H. Kurt, K. Rode, M. Venkatesan, P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  24. High spin polarization in epitaxial films of ferrimagnetic Mn3Ga
    Phys. Rev. B Rapid Com., 83, 020405 (2011) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.83.020405
    H. Kurt, K. Rode, M. Venkatesan, P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  25. Charge injection, transport and localization in rubrene
    Synthetic Metals, 1-7, 13332 (2011) doi:10.1016/j.synthmet.2010.12.024
    F. Burke, P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  26. Fermi level spin polarisation of polycrystalline Thulium by Point Contact Andreev Reflection Spectroscopy
    Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 07C713 (2011) doi:10.1063/1.3554254
    P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  27. Ferromagnetism in Defect-ridden Oxides
    New Journal of Physics, 12, 053025 (2010) doi:10.1088/1367-2630/12/5/053025
    J. M. D. Coey, P. Stamenov, R. D. Gunning, M. Venkatesan and K. Paul
  28. Magnetisation Process in Dilute Magnetic Oxides
    IEEE Trans. Mag., 46, 2501-2503 (2010) doi:10.1109/TMAG.2010.2041910
    J.M.D. Coey, J. Mlack, M. Venkatesan and P. Stamenov
  29. Schottky Barriers of Rare-earth Transition-metal Intermetallics on Silicon
    J. Phys.:Conf. Ser., 200, 072094 (2010) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/200/7/072094
    P. Stamenov, T. Jochmann, M. Venkatesan and J.M.D. Coey
  30. Magnetoresistance of CuCrO2-based delafossite thin films
    J. Phys.:Conf. Ser., 200, 052021 (2010) doi:10.1088/1742-6596/200/5/052021
    M. O'Sullivan, P. Stamenov, J. Alaria, M. Venkatesan and J.M.D. Coey
  31. High-field Anisotropy of the Tunnelling Magnetoresistance of CoFeB/MgO/CoFeB Junctions
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322, 1413-1415 (2010) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2009.09.042
    P. Stamenov, K. Oguz and J.M.D. Coey
  32. Magnetic susceptibility of Alq3 powder, pure and Al-doped 8-hydroxyquinoline
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 103, 1255-1258 (2010) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2009.05.053
    F. Burke, M. Abid, P. Stamenov and J.M.D. Coey
  33. 33. Magnetic stabilization and vorticity in submillimiter paramagnetic liquid tubes
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106, 8811-8817 (2009) doi:10.1073/pnas.0900561106
    J.M.D. Coey, R. Aogaki, F. Byrne and P. Stamenov
  34. Room temperature feromagnetism in Mn- and Fe- doped indium tin oxide thin films
    J. Appl. Phys., 103, 07D135 (2008) doi:10.1063/1.2835476
    M. Venkatesan, R. D. Gunning, P. Stamenov and J.M.D. Coey
  35. On the direct magnetic detection of spin injection and adiabatic depolarization in aluminum
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 320, 403-406 (2008) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2007.06.024
    P. Stamenov and J.M.D. Coey
  36. Magnetic and structural properties of Co-doped ZnO thin films
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 310, 2087-2088 (2007) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2006.10.1017
    L.S. Dorneles, M. Venkatesan, R. Gunning, P. Stamenov, J. Alaria, M. Rooney, J.G. Lunney and J.M.D. Coey
  37. Magnetic, magnetotransport, and optical properties of Al-doped Zn0.95Co0.05O thin films
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 242508 (2007) doi:10.1063/1.2748343
    M. Venkatesan, P. Stamenov, L. S. Dorneles, R. D. Gunning, B. Bernoux, and J. M. D. Coey
  38. Magnetism in dilute magnetic oxide thin films based on SnO2
    Phys. Rev. B, 74, 115307 (2006) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.74.115307
    C. B. Fitzgerald, M. Venkatesan, L. S. Dorneles, R. Gunning, P. Stamenov, J. M. D. Coey, P. A. Stampe, R. J. Kennedy, E. C. Moreira, and U. S. Sias
  39. Magnetoresistance of Co-doped ZnO thin films
    J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08M124 (2006) doi:10.1063/1.2172194
    P. Stamenov, M. Venkatesan, L. S. Dorneles, D. Maude, and J. M. D. Coey
  40. Vector vibrating-sample magnetometer with permanent magnet flux source
    J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08D912 (2006) doi:10.1063/1.2170595
    P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  41. Magnetization of electrodeposited nickel: Role of interstitial carbon
    J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08J301 (2006) doi:10.1063/1.2162508
    C. O'Reilly, S. Sanvito, F. M. F. Rhen, P. Stamenov, and J. M. D. Coey
  42. Sample size, position, and structure effects on magnetization measurements using second-order gradiometer pickup coils
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 015106 (2006) doi:10.1063/1.2149190
    P. Stamenov and J. M. D. Coey
  43. Magnetism in hafnium dioxide
    Phys. Rev. B 72, 024450 (2005) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.72.024450
    J. M. D. Coey, M. Venkatesan, P. Stamenov, C. B. Fitzgerald, and L. S. Dorneles
  44. Magnetic susceptibility of carbon—experiment and theory
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 290-291 (1), 279-285 (2005) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.209
    P. Stamenov and J.M.D. Coey
  45. Oriented cobalt nanowires prepared by electrodeposition in a porous membrane
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 290-291 (2), 1210-1213 (2005) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.387
    N.B. Chaure, P. Stamenov, F.M.F. Rhen and J.M.D. Coey
  46. Shubnikov–de Haas and Hall quantum oscillations in graphite
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 290-291 (2), 1402-1404 (2005) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.448
    P. Stamenov, V. Krstic and J.M.D. Coey
  47. Anisotropy of the magnetization of a dilute magnetic oxide
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 290-291 (2), 1405-1407 (2005) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.11.450
    J.M.D. Coey, M. Venkatesan, C.B. Fitzgerald, L.S. Dorneles, P. Stamenov and J.G. Lunney
  48. Structural distortions and charge/orbital ordering in Bi0.25Ho0.25Ca0.5MnO3
    Physica B: Condensed Matter, 350, E13-E17 (2004) doi:10.1016/j.physb.2004.03.004
    K. Krezhov, D. Kovacheva, E. Svab, F. Bourée and P. Stamenov
  49. Nonlinear oscillator derived from the Lorenz chaotic system
    Comptes Rendu de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 54, 11 (27) (2001) 2001CRABS..54k..27P
    S. Panchev, T. Spasova and P. Stamenov

Patents

  • Thick Film Permanent Magnets
    IE20040809 (A2), 16/05/2007, Trinity College Dublin, IE20040000809 20041203
  • P. Stamenov, F. R. Filho and J. M. D. Coey

Downloads

Metals, Semimetals and Semiconductors for Spinelectronics - PhD thesis, submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, with the School of Physics, Trinity College, Ireland.
PhDThesis.pdf (26 MB) PhDThesis.ps (110 MB) PhDThesis.djvu (3,182 KB)

Transfer report, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a transfer to the PhD register, with the Department of Physics, Trinity College, Ireland.
TransRep.pdf (3,865 KB) TransRep.ps (35 MB) TransRep.djvu (535 KB)

Synthesis, structure and properties of some manganese perovskites - Thesis submitted for the degree Bachelor of Science in Physics, with the Department of Physics, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, in Bulgarian.
BScThesis.pdf (769 KB) BScThesis.ps (5,531 KB) BScThesis.djvu (284 KB)

Reference work on Nonlinearities in diode lasers and harmonic generation as a result of junction heating, in Bulgarian.
RefWork1.pdf (186 KB) RefWork1.ps (643 KB) RefWork1.djvu (92 KB)

Reference work on Adaptive and recursive procedures for Monte-Carlo integration, in Bulgarian.
RefWork2.pdf (214 KB) RefWork2.ps (738 KB) RefWork2.djvu (96 KB)

Reference work on Nuclear magnetic resonance.
RefWork3.pdf (268 KB) RefWork3.ps (813 KB) RefWork3.djvu (143 KB)