Research Lines


The Nanomagnetism Group is conducting basic and applied world-class research in the field of magnetism in nanoscale structures. The group staff has long-standing expertise and proven track record in fundamental and applied aspects of nanomagnetism, especially on nanowires and nanotubes.



Nanomagnetism news


Prof. Juan Escrig was invited to serve as an invited speaker at the 2017 MRS Spring Meeting Symposium ES12: Soft Magnetic Materials for Next Generation Power Electronics being held April 17 - 21, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.


Prof. Juan Escrig was invited to serve as an invited speaker at the XXV  International Materials Research Congress 2016 Symposia B.3: Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage (MATECSS) being held August 14 - 19, 2016 in Cancun, Mexico.


Interview with Dr. Escrig published on "Congreso del Futuro" - June 03, 2016.



Prof. Juan Escrig was invited to serve as an invited speaker at the Emerging Technologies 2016 Conference being held May 25 -27, 2016 in Montreal, Canada.



Prof. Juan Escrig was invited to become an Associate Editor of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology journal.  He now belongs to the Editorial Board of "Nanophase, Nanostructured Materials and Nanoscale Characterizations" topic.




Interview with Dr. Escrig on radial program "Usted tiene la palabra" - October 26, 2015.


Prof. Juan Escrig was invited as a member of the Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion Saving and Storage (MATECSS) Chair.


Our most cited publications


Reversal modes in magnetic nanotubes, Applied Physics Letters 90, 102501 (2007).


Crossover between two different magnetization reversal modes in arrays of iron oxide nanotubes, Physical Review B 77, 214421 (2008).


Controlled introduction of diameter modulations in arrayed magnetic iron oxide nanotubes, ACS Nano 3, 3463 (2009).


Geometry dependence of coercivity in Ni nanowire arrays, Nanotechnology 19, 075713 (2008).


Phase diagrams of magnetic nanotubes, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 308, 233-237 (2007).

New patent applications


Alternating magnetic field nanogenerator and associated method. CL 2015-3361 (November 16, 2015).


Method for nanomodular metallic films. CL 2015-3277 (November 09, 2015).


Magnetic nanotransistor. CL 2015-0520 (March 16, 2015).



Experimental work in the nanomagnetism group is performed by means of equipment especially dedicated to our research lines. The fundamental mission of the laboratory is the development and study of applications coming from the synthesis, characterization and modeling of magnetic nanostructures.


The group has also access to the Cedenna Laboratories fully equipped for the synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles.


Material growth and nanofabrication

Non-magnetic characterization

Magnetic characterization

Forthcoming events


August 11 - 12, 2016, VI Taller Interno Cedenna, Los Andes, Chile.


August 17 - 19, 2016, 27th Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2016), California, USA.


August 23 - 26, 2016, Energy, Material & Nanotechnology (EMN Meeting on Smart & Multifunctional Material), Berlin, Germany.


September 05 - 10, 2016, Yucomat 2016, Herceg Novi, Montenegro.


September 05 - 07, 2016, IV Congreso Nacional de Nanotecnología 2016, Olmué, Chile.


September 25 -29, 2016, XV Encontro da SBPMat, Campinas, Brazil.


October 24 - 26, 2016, Global Congress & Expo on Materials Science & Nanoscience, Dubai, UAE.


October 26 - 28, 2016, BIT's 6th Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technology - 2016, Singapore.


October 27 - 28, 2016, Avances recientes en Física de la Materia Condensada, Los Andes, Chile.


October 31 - November 04, 2016, 2016 Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.


November 13 - 16, 2016, The 17th Biennial Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Miami, USA.


November 30 - December 02, 2016, Seminario Intensivo 2016 "Materia Condensada y Física Estadística", Pucón, Chile.


November 30 - December 02, 2016, XX Simposio Chileno de Física, Santiago, Chile.


December 01 - 03, 2016, 2nd Global Nanotechnology Congress and Expo, Las Vegas, USA.


February 20 - 25, 2017, Spin Mechanics 4, Alberta, Canada.


March 13 - 17, 2017, APS March Meeting 2017, New Orleans, USA.


April 17 - 21, 2017, 2017 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, Phoenix, USA.


June 26 - 30, 2017, The European Conference Physics of Magnetism 2017, Poznan, Poland.



Laboratory of Nanomagnetism, Edificio Eduardo Morales Santos at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

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