Laboratory for Epitaxial Nanostructures on Silicon and Spintronics

Affiliated Institutions

Stefano Brivio



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Stefano Brivio

Main Research Interest


  1. S. Brivio, D. Polli, A. Crespi, R. Osellame, G. Cerullo, and R. Bertacco: Response to “comment on `observation of anomalous acoustic phonon dispersion in SrTiO3 by broadband stimulated Brillouin scattering' ”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 206102 (2012).
  2. D. Petti, A. Stroppa, S. Picozzi, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, and R. Bertacco: Effect of Au proximity on the LSMO surface: An ab initio study, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 324, e963 (2012).
  3. G. Radaelli, S. Brivio, I. Fina, and R. Bertacco: Correlation between growth dynamics and dielectric properties of epitaxial BaTiO3 films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 102904 (2012).
  4. R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, S. Brivio, R. Bertacco, and W. Egger: Study of defects in an electroresistive Au/La2/3Sr1/3MnO3/SrTiO3(001) heterostructure by positron annihilation, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 053511 (2011).
  5. S. Brivio, D. Polli, A. Crespi, G. Cerullo, and R. Bertacco: Observation of anomalous acoustic phonon dispersion in SrTiO3 by broadband stimulated Brillouin scattering, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 211907 (2011).
  6. J. Gazquez, M. Varela, D. Petti, M. Cantoni, C. Rinaldi, S. Brivio, and R. Bertacco: Aberration corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy and electron energy loss spectroscopy studies of epitaxial Fe/MgO/(001)Ge heterostructures, J. Mater. Sci. 46, 4157 (2011).
  7. S. Brivio, C. Rinaldi, D. Petti, R. Bertacco, and F. Sanchez: Epitaxial growth of Fe/BaTiO3 heterostructures, Thin Solid Films 519, 5804 (2011).
  8. S. Brivio, D. Petti, R. Bertacco, and J. C. Cezar: Electric field control of magnetic anisotropies and magnetic coercivity in Fe/BaTiO3(001) heterostructures, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 092505 (2011).
  9. D. Petti, M. Cantoni, C. Rinaldi, S. Brivio, R. Bertacco, J. Gazquez, and M. Varela: Sharp Fe/MgO/Ge(001) epitaxial heterostructures for tunneling junctions, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 084909 (2011).
  10. S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, D. Petti, and R. Bertacco: Near-room-temperature control of magnetization in field effect devices based on La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 113906 (2010).
  11. M. Donolato, P. Vavassori, M. Gobbi, M. Deryabina, M. F. Hansen, V. Metlushko, B. Ilic, M. Cantoni, D. Petti, S. Brivio, and R. Bertacco: On-chip manipulation of protein-coated magnetic beads via domain-wall conduits, Adv. Mater. 22, 2706 (2010).
  12. S. Brivio, C. Magen, A. A. Sidorenko, D. Petti, M. Cantoni, M. Finazzi, F. Ciccacci, R. De Renzi, M. Varela, S. Picozzi, and R. Bertacco: Effects of Au nanoparticles on the magnetic and transport properties of La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 ultrathin layers, Phys. Rev. B 81, 094410 (2010).
  13. A. Cattoni, D. Petti, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, R. Bertacco, and F. Ciccacci: MgO/Fe(001) and MgO/Fe(001)-p(1×1)O interfaces for magnetic tunnel junctions: A comparative study, Phys. Rev. B 80, 104437 (2009).
  14. D. Petti, R. Bertacco, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, and F. Ciccacci: X-ray photoemission study of the Au/La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 interface formation, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 044903 (2008).
  15. S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, D. Petti, A. Cattoni, R. Bertacco, M. Finazzi, F. Ciccacci, A. Sidorenko, G. Allodi, M. Ghidini, and R. de Renzi: Decrease of the Curie temperature in La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films induced by Au capping, Mat. Sci. Eng. B 144, 93 (2007).
  16. R. Bertacco, S. Brivio, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, D. Petti, M. Finazzi, F. Ciccacci, A. A. Sidorenko, M. Ghidini, G. Allodi, and R. De Renzi: Proximity effects induced by a gold layer on La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 102506 (2007).
  17. S. Picozzi, C. Ma, Z. Yang, R. Bertacco, M. Cantoni, A. Cattoni, D. Petti, S. Brivio, and F. Ciccacci: Oxygen vacancies and induced changes in the electronic and magnetic structures of La0.66Sr0.33MnO3: A combined ab initio and photoemission study, Phys. Rev. B 75, 094418 (2007).

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