SPINTRONICS / NANOPHYSICS
Research areas: nano/surface physics with emphasis on magnetic, electronic and magnetoelectronic properties of 1D, 2D and 3D nanostructures, nonvolatile magnetic memory materials, spin electronics and spin valve systems, spin-polarized electron spectroscopies, magnetic domain imaging spectroscopies, focused ion beam nano-lithography, magneto-optical Kerr effect, spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy. Required experience: Micro/nanomagnetism, Giant magneto-resistance (GMR) and ultra-high vacuum (UHV). Send résumé and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Carl Rau, Dep. of Physics & Astronomy, Rice Quantum Institute and Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, MS61, Rice University, POB 1892, Houston, TX77251, USA. Rice University is an EO/AA employer.