Dynamic magnetic properties and spin pumping in polymer-assisted-deposited La0.92MnO3 thin films

Hailin Wang, Alberto Pomar, Sergi Martín-Rio, Carlos Frontera, Narcis Mestres and  Benjamín Martínez, Journal of Materials Chemistry C

Resistive Switching in Semimetallic SrIrO3 Thin Films

Víctor Fuentes, Borislav Vasić, Zorica Konstantinović, Benjamín Martínez, Lluís Balcells and Alberto Pomar, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. 2019

Spontaneous cationic ordering in chemical-solution-grown La2CoMnO6 double perovskite thin films

Hailin Wang, Jaume Gazquez, Carlos Frontera, Matthew F. Chisholm, Alberto Pomar, Benjamin Martinez and Narcis Mestres, NPG Asia Materials 11, 44 (2019)

Trapping and electrical characterization of single core/shell iron-based nanoparticles in self-aligned nanogaps 

Jacqueline Labra-Muñoz, Zorica Konstantinović, Lluis Balcells, Alberto Pomar, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Diana Dulić, Appl. Phys. Lett. 115, 063104 (2019)

Nanoscale mechanical control of surface electrical properties of manganite films with magnetic nanoparticles

Borislav Vasić, Zorica Konstantinović, Elisa Pannunzio-Miner, Sergio Valencia, Radu Abrudan, Radoš Gajić, Alberto Pomar
Nanoscale Advances (2019)


Spontaneous in-flight assembly of magnetic nanoparticles into macroscopic chains

Lluis Balcells, Igor Stanković, Zorica Konstantinović, Aanchal Alagh, Victor Fuentes, Laura López-Mir, Judit Oró, Narcis Mestres, Carlos García, Alberto Pomar, Benjamín Martínez
Nanoscale (2019)


Non-stoichiometry Driven Ferromagnetism in Double Perovskite La2Ni1-xMn1+xO6 Insulating Thin Films

Monica Bernal-Salamanca, Zorica Konstantinović, Lluis Balcells, Elisa Pannunzio-Miner, Felip Sandiumenge, Laura Lopez-Mir, Bernat Bozzo, Javier Herrero-Martín, Alberto Pomar, Carlos Frontera, Benjamín Martínez
Crystal Growth & Design (2019)



Enhancement of spin-orbit coupling at manganite surfaces  

S. Valencia, M. J. Calderón, L. López-Mir, Z. Konstantinovic, E. Schierle, E. Weschke, L. Brey, B. Martínez, and Ll. Balcells

Physical Review B (2018)


Anisotropic sensor and memory device with a ferromagnetic tunnel barrier as the only magnetic element 

L. Lόpez-Mir, C. Frontera, H. Aramberri, K. Bouzehouane, J. Cisneros-Fernández, B. Bozzo, L. Balcells and B. Martínez

Scientific Reports (2018)



Strain landscapes and self-organization of free surfaces in complex oxide epitaxy 

F. Sandiumenge

Journal of Materials Research (2017)


The Misfit Dislocation Core Phase in Complex Oxide Heteroepitaxy 

Núria Bagués, José Santiso, Bryan D. Esser, Robert E. A. Williams, Dave W. McComb, Zorica Konstantinovic, Lluís Balcells, Felip Sandiumenge

Advanced Functional Materials (2017)



Isothermal anisotropic magnetoresistance in antiferromagnetic metallic IrMn

R. Galceran, I. Fina, J. Cisneros-Fernández, B. Bozzo, C. Frontera, L. López-Mir, H. Deniz, K.-W. Park, B.-G. Park, Ll. Balcells, X. Martí, T. Jungwirth, B. Martínez
Scientific Reports (2016)


Formation of Self-Organized Mn3O4 Nanoinclusions in LaMnO3 Films

frontiersA. Pomar, Z. Konstantinovic, N. Bagués, J. Roqueta, L. López-Mir, Ll. Balcells, C. Frontera, N. Mestres, A. Gutiérrez-LLorente, M. Šćepanović, N. Lazarević, Z.V. Popović, F. Sandiumenge, B. Martínez, J. Santiso
Frontiers in Physics (2016)


Growth Instabilities as a Source of Surface Chemical Structuration in Functional Perovskite Thin Films

L. Lopez-Mir, Ll. Balcells, S. Valencia, F. Kronast, B. Martínez, J.J de Miguel, C. Ocal
Crystal Growth Design (2016)


Strain-induced perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in La2CoMnO6-ε thin films and its dependence on film thickness

R. Galceran, L. Lopez-Mir, B. Bozzo, J. Cisneros-Fernandez, J. Santiso, Ll. Balcells, C. Frontera, B. Martínez
Physical Review B (2016)


Misfit Dislocation Guided Topographic and Conduction Patterning in Complex Oxide Epitaxial Thin Films

F. Sandiumenge, N. Bagués, J. Santiso, M. Paradinas, A. Pomar, Z. Konstantinović, C. Ocal, Ll. Balcells, MJ. Casanove, B. Martínez
Advanced Materials Interfaces (2016)



Strain-Engineered Ferromagnetism in LaMnO3 Thin Films

CrystalGrowthDesignJ. Roqueta, A. Pomar, Ll. Balcells, C. Frontera, S. Valencia, R. Abrudan, B. Bozzo, Z. Konstantinović, J. Santiso and B. Martínez

Crystal Growth & Design 15, pp 5332–5337 (2015)


Interfacial effects on the tunneling magnetoresistance in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3/MgO/Fe tunneling junctions

R. Galceran, Ll. Balcells, C. Martínez-Boubeta, B. Bozzo, J. Cisneros-Fernández, M. de la Mata, C. Magén, J. Arbiol, J. Tornos, F.A. Cuellar, Z. Sefrioui, A. Cebollada, F. Golmar, L.E. Hueso, F. Casanova, J. Santamaría and B. Martínez

Physical Review B 92, 094428 (2015)


Enhanced conduction and ferromagnetic order at (100)-type twin walls in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 thin films


Ll. Balcells, M. Paradinas, N. Baguès, N. Domingo, R. Moreno, R. Galceran, M. Walls, J. Santiso, Z. Konstantinović, A. Pomar, M.J. Casanove, C. Ocal, B. Martínez, F. Sandiumenge

Physical Review B 92, 075111 (2015)


Transport properties of La2/3Sr1/3MnO3/LaAlO3/Pt tunnel junctions

JAP_117_2015R. Galceran, Ll. Balcells, A. Pomar, Z. Konstantinović, F. Sandiumenge, B. Martínez

Journal of Applied Physics 117 , 103909 (2015)



Engineering the microstructure and magnetism of La2CoMnO6-d by tailoring oxygen stoichiometry

Research Line_1_bigR. Galceran, C. Frontera, Ll. Balcells, J. Cisneros-Fernández, L. López-Mir, J. Roqueta, J. Santiso, N. Bagués, B. Bozzo, A. Pomar, F. Sandiumenge, B. Martínez

Applied Physics Letters 105, 242401 (2014)


Macroscopic evidence of nanoscale resistive switching in La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 micro-fabricated bridges

JPCM_2014L. Peña, L. Garzón, R. Galceran, A. Pomar, B. Bozzo, Z. Konstantinovic, F. Sandiumenge, Ll. Balcells, C. Ocal, B. Martínez

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 26, 395010 (2014)


Growth kinetics engineered magnetoresistance response in La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 thin films
ResLine5_2_01A. Pomar, J. Santiso, F. Sandiumenge, J. Roqueta, B. Bozzo, C. Frontera, Ll. Balcells, B. Martínez, Z. Konstantinovic

Applied Physics Letters 104, 152406 (2014)