• A Whiteheadian Approach to Self Efficacy and Creative Confidence in Electrical Engineering 

      Lundheim, Lars Magne; Bolstad, Torstein; Larsen, Bjørn B.; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Wallin, Patric (Chapter, 2018)
      1. Introduction A technical university should educate engineers who are competent in their scientific discipline and confident in their own ability to fill important engineering roles [1]. One critical factor in gaining ...
    • Atomap - Automated Analysis of Atomic Resolution STEM Images 

      Nord, Magnus Kristofer; Vullum, Per Erik; MacLaren, I; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Holmestad, Randi (Journal article, 2017)
      Atomic resolution scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) data contain a large amount of information about the structure of a crystalline material. Often, this information is hard to extract, due to the large ...
    • Atomap: a new software tool for the automated analysis of atomic resolution images using two-dimensional Gaussian fitting 

      Nord, Magnus Kristofer; Vullum, Per Erik; MacLaren, Ian; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Holmestad, Randi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) data with atomic resolution can contain a large amount of information about the structure of a crystalline material. Often, this information is hard to extract, due to the ...
    • Coexisting spin-flop coupling and exchange bias in LaFeO3/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 heterostructures 

      Olsen, Fredrik Kjemperud; Hallsteinsen, Ingrid; Arenholtz, Elke; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Folven, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Exchange bias occurs in field-cooled antiferromagnet/ferromagnet systems and can most often be explained in terms of uncompensated magnetic moments at the interface that are pinned in their orientation during field cooling. ...
    • Controlling the switching field in nanomagnets by means of domain-engineered antiferromagnets 

      Folven, Erik; Linder, Jacob; Gomonay, Helen V.; Scholl, Andreas; Doran, Andrew; Young, Anthony; Retterer, Scott; Malik, V.K.; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Takamura, Yayoi; Grepstad, Jostein (Journal article, 2015)
      Using soft x-ray spectromicroscopy, we investigate the magnetic domain structure in embedded nanomagnets defined in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 thin films and LaFeO3/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 bilayers. We find that shape-controlled antiferromagnetic ...
    • Crystalline symmetry controlled magnetic switching in epitaxial (111) La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 thin films 

      Hallsteinsen, Ingrid; Folven, Erik; Olsen, Fredrik Kjemperud; Chopdekar, R.V.; Rzchowski, M; Eom, C.B.; Grepstad, Jostein; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Mixed-valence manganite thin films are attractive for spintronic devices. Crystalline orientation is a promising route to tailor switching mechanisms, as magnetization reversal depends on the magnetic anisotropy. Here, ...
    • EELS and STEM studies of perovskite oxide heterostructures 

      Nord, Magnus (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2016:361, Doctoral thesis, 2016)
      Perovskite oxide heterostructures have attracted much research interest due to a strong coupling between the local crystal structure and the functional properties. Of special interest are the interfaces of thin film systems, ...
    • Effect of (111)-oriented strain on the structure and magnetic properties of La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 thin films 

      Bolstad, Torstein; Lysne, Erik Nikolai; Hallsteinsen, Ingrid; Arenholz, E; Østerberg, Ulf Lennart; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Using strain, i.e. subtle changes in lattice constant in a thin film induced by the underlying substrate, opens up intriguing new ways to control material properties. We present a study of the effects of strain on structural ...
    • Emergent premises in student experiences of a first-year electrical engineering course 

      Bolstad, Torstein; Wallin, Patric; Lundheim, Lars Magne; Larsen, Bjørn B.; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This study explores how project-based learning in combination with other pedagogical scaffolding approaches influences students’ experiences during their transition into the university. Based on the thematic analysis of ...
    • Epitaxial K0.5Na0.5NbO3 thin films by aqueous chemical solution deposition 

      Pham, Ky-Nam; Gaukås, Nikolai Helth; Morozov, Maxim; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Vullum, Per Erik; Grande, Tor; Einarsrud, Mari-Ann (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We report on an environmentally friendly and versatile aqueous chemical solution deposition route to epitaxial K0.5Na0.5NbO3 (KNN) thin films. The route is based on the spin coating of an aqueous solution of soluble ...
    • First-principles study of the effect of (111) strain on octahedral rotations and structural phases of LaAlO3 

      Moreau, Magnus; Marthinsen, Astrid; Selbach, Sverre Magnus; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The structural and electronic response of LaAlO3 to biaxial strain in the (111) plane is studied by density functional theory (DFT) and compared with strain in the (001) plane and isostatic strain. For (111) strain, in-plane ...
    • Goldstone-like phonon modes in a (111)-strained perovskite 

      Marthinsen, Astrid; Griffin, Sinead M; Moreau, Magnus; Grande, Tor; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Selbach, Sverre Magnus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Goldstone modes are massless particles resulting from spontaneous symmetry breaking. Although such modes are found in elementary particle physics as well as in condensed-matter systems like superfluid helium, superconductors, ...
    • Interstitial oxygen as a source of p-type conductivity in hexagonal manganites 

      Skjærvø, Sandra Helen; Tjønneland Wefring, Espen; Nesdal, Silje K.; Gaukås, Nikolai Helth; Olsen, Gerhard Henning; Glaum, Julia; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Selbach, Sverre Magnus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Hexagonal manganites, h-RMnO3 (R=Sc, Y, Ho–Lu), have been intensively studied for their multiferroic properties, magnetoelectric coupling, topological defects and electrically conducting domain walls. Although point defects ...
    • Magnetic domain configuration of (111)-oriented LaFeO3 epitaxial thin films 

      Hallsteinsen, Ingrid; Moreau, Magnus; Chopdekar, R.V.; Christiansen, Emil; Nord, Magnus Kristofer; Vullum, Per Erik; Grepstad, Jostein; Holmestad, Randi; Selbach, Sverre Magnus; Scholl, A; Arenholz, E; Folven, Erik; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In antiferromagnetic spintronics control of the domains and corresponding spin axis orientation is crucial for devices. Here we investigate the antiferromagnetic axis in (111)-oriented LaFeO3/SrTiO3, which is coupled to ...
    • Magnetic domain formation in ultrathin complex oxide ferromagnetic/antiferromagnetic bilayers 

      Bang, Ambjørn Dahle; Olsen, Fredrik Kjemperud; Slöetjes, Samuel Dingeman; Scholl, Andreas; Retterer, Scott T.; Vaz, Carlos; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Folven, Erik; Grepstad, Jostein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In this study, we report on the magnetic domain formation in ultrathin blanket films and patterned micro- and nanostructures of ferromagnetic (FM) La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 single-layers and antiferromagnetic (AF)/ferromagnetic ...
    • Magneto-dynamic properties of complex oxide—La0.7Sr0.3MnO3/SrTiO3— heterostructure interface 

      Singh, Suraj Kumar; Bolstad, Torstein; Hallsteinsen, Ingrid; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Wahlström, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We have studied the interface magnetodynamic properties of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3/SrTiO3 (111) heterostructures by Ferromagnetic resonance spectroscopy (FMR). In addition to the bulk FMR mode, the measurements indicate a mode ...
    • Octahedral coupling in (111)- and (001)-oriented La0.7Sr0.3MnO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures 

      Moreau, Magnus; Selbach, Sverre Magnus; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Rotations and distortions of oxygen octahedra in perovskites play a key role in determining their functional properties. Here, we investigate how octahedral rotations can couple from one material to another in La2/3Sr1/3 ...
    • Oxygen vacancies in the bulk and at neutral domain walls in hexagonal YMnO3 

      Skjærvø, Sandra Helen; Småbråten, Didrik Rene; Spaldin, Nicola A; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin; Selbach, Sverre Magnus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We use density functional calculations to investigate the accommodation and migration of oxygen vacancies in bulk hexagonal YMnO3, and to study interactions between neutral ferroelectric domain walls and oxygen vacancies. ...
    • Performance and reliability of PZT-based piezoelectric micromirrors operated in realistic environments 

      Dahl-Hansen, Runar Plunnecke; Tyholdt, Frode; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The number of application areas for piezoelectric micro electromechanical systems based on PZT have increased rapidly over the years. Thus, to continue the development towards commercial deployment, characterizing lifetime ...
    • Performance and reliability of PZT-based piezoelectric micromirrors operated in realistic environments 

      Dahl-Hansen, Runar Plunnecke; Tyholdt, Frode; Tybell, Per Thomas Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The number of application areas for piezoelectric micro electromechanical systems based on PZT have increased rapidly over the years. Thus, to continue the development towards commercial deployment, characterizing lifetime ...