Dr. Abdellah Lisfi

Title: 
Professor of Physics
Office Location: 
Dixon Research Center 003
Phone: 
(443) 885-5039
Email: 
Abdellah.Lisfi@morgan.edu
Education:

Scientist, MESA Research Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 1997-2001
Postdoc, CNRS, France 1993-1996
Ph.D. Physics, University of Paris, France, 1992
M.S. Physics, University of Paris, France, 1989
B.S. Physics, University of Rabat, Morocco, 1988

Education:

Scientist, MESA Research Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 1997-2001
Postdoc, CNRS, France 1993-1996
Ph.D. Physics, University of Paris, France, 1992
M.S. Physics, University of Paris, France, 1989
B.S. Physics, University of Rabat, Morocco, 1988

Research Interests:

Magnetism in low dimensional structures, highly magnetostrictive ceramics and metallic alloys, permanent magnets and large anisotropy ferromagnets, multifunctional materials, nanostructured materials, magnetic imaging, surface magnetism and magneto-optic effects.

Selected Publications:

  • A. Lisfi, S. Pokharel, O. Akioya, N. H. Alqhtany, and M. Wuttig, "Irreversible Magnetization Process and Switching Mechanism in L10 FePt thin films", AIP Advances 7, 056206; doi: 10.1063/1.4973759 (2017).
  • M. V. Reddy, A. Lisfi, S. Pokharel & D. Das "Colossal piezomagnetic response in magnetically pressed Zr+4 substituted cobalt ferrites", Scientific Reports | 7: 7935 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-08160-1 10 (2017).
  • J. Steiner, A. Lisfi, T. Kakeshita, T. Fukuda and M. Wuttig, "Unique magnetostriction of Fe68.8Pd31.2 attributable to twinning", Sci. Rep. 6, 34259; doi: 10.1038/srep34259 (2016).
  • A. Lisfi, S. Pokharel, W. Morgan, G. Warren and M. Wuttig, "The power of torque magnetometry: defect induced switching in hexaferrite nanostructures", Nanotechnology 25 (2014) 415702.
  • A. Lisfi, T. Ren, A. Khachaturyan, and M. Wuttig, "Nano-magnetism of magnetostriction in Fe35Co65", Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 092401 (2014).
  • A. Lisfi, C. M. Williams, L. T. Nguyen, J. C. Lodder, A. Coleman, H. Corcoran, A. Johnson, P. Chang, A. Kumar, and W. Morgan, "Reorientation of Magnetic Anisotropy in Epitaxial Cobalt Ferrite Thin Films", Phys. Rev. B. 76, 054405 (2007).
  • A. Lisfi, A. Johnson, P. Chang, H. Corcoran, W. Morgan, C. M. Williams, L. T. Nguyen, J. C. Lodder, "Spin reorientation in single-crystal CoFe2O4 thin films", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 1399-1404 (2005).
  • A. Lisfi, J. C. Lodder, and C. M. Williams, "Systematic Analysis of Anomalous Torque Curves in Granular BaFe12O19/SiO2/Si Thin Films", Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 719 (2003).
  • A. Lisfi, J. C. Lodder, E. G. Keim and C. M. Williams, "Evidence of Stress Anisotropy and Role of Oxygen Pressure in Growth of Pulsed-Laser-Deposited Hexaferrite Films", Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 76 (2003).
  • A. Lisfi and J. C. Lodder, "Magnetic Domains in Epitaxial BaFe12O19 Thin Films with Perpendicular Anisotropy", J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 14, 12339 (2002).
  • A. Lisfi, J. C. Lodder, H. Wormeester, and B. Poelsema, "Reorientation of magnetic anisotropy in obliquely sputtered metallic thin films", Phys. Rev. B 66, 174420 (2002).
  • A. Lisfi and J. C. Lodder, "Magnetic Domains in Co Thin Films Obliquely Sputtered on a Polymer Substrate", Phys. Rev. B 63, 174441 (2001).