Research

beta-NMR Investigation of the Depth-Dependent Magnetic Properties of an Antiferromagnetic Surface

By measuring the prototypical antiferromagnet alpha-Fe2O3, we show that it is possible to determine the static spin orientation and dynamic spin correlations within nanometers from an antiferromagnetic surface using the nuclear spin polarization of implanted Li-8(+) ions detected with beta-NMR. Remarkably, the first-order Morin spin reorientation in single crystal alpha-Fe2O3 occurs at the same temperature at all depths between 1 and 100 nm from the (110) surface; however, the implanted nuclear spin experiences an increased 1/T-1 relaxation rate at shallow depths revealing soft-surface...

Events

Jul 5 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Dr. Arturo Orellana
Department of Chemistry, York University
Jul 5 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Olivier Siri
Aix-Marseille University, Campus Luminy
Jul 7 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Hervé Cottet
Biomolecules Institute (IBMM), University of Montpellier

News

UBC Chemistry - Big Winners at the CSC Awards Banquet

From the CIC/CSC Awards banquet in Halifax on June 8: Steve Withers, CIC Medal winner, in the centre, flanked, on the right, by Mike Wolf incoming Head of Chemistry and winner of the CSC Rio Tinto Alcan Award, Mark MacLachlan, winner of the CSC ...

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Comisarow!

Dr. Comisarow has been awarded the 2016 Fred P. Lossing Award of the Canadian Society for Mass Spectrometry.  The Lossing award is the Society's highest honour and is given to individuals to recognize their distinguished contributions to mass...