Publications

List of all publications using Neutron Reflectometry

 

2015

W. P. Kalisvaart, H. Fritzsche, W. Mérida

Water uptake and swelling hysteresis in a Nafion thin film measured with neutron reflectometry

Langmuir 31, 5416 (2015)

M. Danaie, H. Fritzsche, W. P. Kalisvaart, X. Tan, D. Mitlin, G. A. Botton, J. Huot

Reactions in a multilayered Si (substrate)/Ta/Mg/Fe/Ta/Pd thin-film structure during annealing and deuterium absorption

Acta Materialia 90, 259 (2015)

H. Fritzsche, S. Bilodeau, R. Flacau, P. Jain, J. Huot, P. Kalisvaart, and D. Mitlin

Interdiffusion of Fe and Mg layers during annealing and deuterium absorption

Can. Met. Quarterly 54, 43 (2015)

 

2014

J. Bertinshaw, S. Brück, D. Lott, H. Fritzsche, Y. Khaydukov, O. Soltwedel, T. Keller, E. Goering, P. Audehm, D. L. Cortie, W. D. Hutchison, Q. M. Ramasse, M. Arredondo, R. Maran, V. Nagarajan, F. Klose, and C. Ulrich

Element-specific depth profile of magnetism and stoichiometry at the La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 / BiFeO3 interface

Phys. Rev. B 90, 041113(R) (2014)

S. A. Meynell, M. N. Wilson, H. Fritzsche, A. N. Bogdanov, and T. L. Monchesky

Surface twist instabilities and skyrmion states in chiral ferromagnets

Phys. Rev. B 90, 014406 (2014)

M. Vezvaie, P. Kalisvaart, H. Fritzsche, Z. Tun, and D. Mitlin

The penetration depth of chemical reactions in a thin-film Co3O4 supercapacitor electrode

J. Electrochem. Soc. 161, A798 (2014)

D. L. Cortie, J. D. Brown, S. Brück, T. Saerbeck, J. P. Evans, H. Fritzsche, X. L. Wang, J. E. Downes, and F. Klose

Intrinsic reduction of the ordered 4f magnetic moments in semiconducting rare-earth nitride thin films: DyN, ErN, and HoN

Phys. Rev. B 89, 064424 (2014)

N. M. Pawlowska, H. Fritzsche, C. Blaszykowski, S. Sheikh, M. Vezvaie, M. Thompson

Probing the hydration of ultrathin antifouling organosilane adlayers using neutron reflectometry

Langmuir 30, 1199 (2014)

 

2013

M. N. Wilson, E. A. Karhu, D. P. Lake, A. S. Quigley, S. Meynell, A. N. Bogdanov, H. Fritzsche, U. K. Röβler, and T. L. Monchesky

Discrete helicoidal states in chiral magnetic thin films

Phys. Rev. B 88, 214420 (2013)

H. Fritzsche, S. Bilodeau, R. Flacau, P. Jain, J. Huot, W. P. Kalisvaart, and D. Mitlin

Interdiffusion of Fe and Mg layers during annealing and deuterium absorption

Proceedings of the Materials Society and Technology MS&T 2013, 1010 (2013)

V. Kozhevnikov, A. Suter, H. Fritzsche, V. Gladilin, A. Volodin, T. Moorkens, M. Trekels, J. Cuppens, B. M. Wojek, T. Prokscha, E. Morenzoni, G. J. Nieuwenhuys, M. J. Van Bael, K. Temst, C. Van Haesendonck, and J. O. Indekeu

Nonlocal effect and dimensions of Cooper pairs measured by low-energy muons and polarized neutrons in type-I superconductors

Phys. Rev. B 87, 104508 (2013)

 

2012

H. Fritzsche

Neutron Reflectometry

Characterization of Materials, E. N. Kaufmann (ed.), Wiley & Sons (2012) Online ISBN 9780471266969

D. L. Cortie, K. W. Lin, C. Shueh, H. F. Hsu, X. L. Wang, M. James, H. Fritzsche, S. Brück, and F. Klose

Exchange bias in a nanocrystalline hematite/permalloy thin film investigated with polarized neutron reflectometry

Phys. Rev. B 86, 054408 (2012)

H. Fritzsche, J. Haagsma, C. Ophus, E. Luber, C. Harrower, and D. Mitlin

Neutron reflectometry: a unique tool to determine the hydrogen profile in thin films

IAEA TecDoc 1676: Role of nuclear based techniques in development and characterization of  materials for hydrogen storage and fuel cells. Editor: A. Zeman (IAEA 2012) ISBN 978-92-0-125410-8

E. A. Karhu, U. K. Röβler, A. N. Bogdanov, S. Kahwaji, B. J. Kirby, H. Fritzsche, M. D. Robertson, C. F. Majkrzak, and T. L. Monchesky

Chiral modulations and reorientation effects in MnSi thin films

Phys. Rev. B 85, 094429 (2012)

W. P. Kalisvaart, E. J. Luber, E. Poirier, C. T. Harrower, A. Teichert, D. Wallacher, N. Grimm, R. Steitz, H. Fritzsche, and D. Mitlin

Probing the room temperature deuterium absorption kinetics in nanoscale magnesium based hydrogen storage multilayers using neutron reflectometry, x-ray diffraction, and atomic force microscopy

J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 5868 (2012)

H. Fritzsche, W. P. Kalisvaart, B. Zahiri, R. Flacau, and D. Mitlin

The catalytic effect of Fe and Cr on hydrogen and deuterium absorption in Mg thin films

Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 37, 3540 (2012)

 

2011

E. A. Karhu, S. Kahwaji, M. D. Robertson, H. Fritzsche, B. J. Kirby, C. F. Majkrzak, and T. L. Monchesky

Helical magnetic order in MnSi thin films

Phys. Rev. B 84, 060404(R) (2011)

P. Kalisvaart, E. Luber, H. Fritzsche, and D. Mitlin

Effect of alloying magnesium with chromium and vanadium on hydrogenation kinetics studied with neutron reflectometry

Chem. Comm. 47, 4294 (2011)

E. Poirier, C. T. Harrower, P. Kalisvaart, A. Bird, A. Teichert, D. Wallacher, N. Grimm, R. Steitz, D. Mitlin, and H. Fritzsche

Deuterium absorption in Mg70Al30 thin films with bilayer catalysts: a comparative neutron reflectometry study

J. Alloys Compd. 509, 5466 (2011)

 

2010

J. Hoppler, H. Fritzsche, V. K. Malik, J. Stahn, G. Cristiani, H. U. Habermeier, M. Rössle, J. Honolka, A. Enders, and C. Bernhard

Polarized neutron reflectometry study of the magnetization reversal process in YBa2Cu3O7 / La2/3Ca1/3MnO3 sup[erlattices grown in SrTiO3 substrates

Phys. Rev. B 82, 174439 (2010)

C. T. Harrower, E. Poirier, H. Fritzsche, W. P. Kalisvaart, S. Satija, B. Akgun, and D. Mitlin

Early deuteration steps of Pd and Ta/Pd catalyzed MgAl thin films observed at room temperature

Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 35, 10343 (2010)

H. Fritzsche, E. Poirier, J. Haagsma, C. Ophus, E. Luber, C. T. Harrower, and D. Mitlin

A systematic neutron reflectometry study on hydrogen absorption in thin Mg1-xAlx alloy films

Can. J. Phys. 88, 723 (2010)

H. Fritzsche, J. M. van der Knaap, M. B. S. Hesselberth, and G. J. Nieuwenhuys

Loss of spin glass behavior in ultrathin AuFe films

Phys. Rev. B 81, 132402 (2010)

M. Saoudi, K. Temst, C. Van Haesendonck, M. R. Fitzsimmons, and H. Fritzsche

Magnetic field dependence of the magnetization of a 29 nm thick AuFe spin glass film

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 200, 032063 (2010)

 

2009

H. Fritzsche, C. Ophus, C. T. Harrower, E. Luber, and D. Mitlin

Low temperature hydrogen desorption in MgAl thin films achieved by using a nanoscale Ta/Pd bilayer catalyst

Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 241901 (2009)

H. Fritzsche, M. Saoudi, J. Haagsma, C. Ophus, C. T. Harrower, and D. Mitlin

Structural changes of thin MgAl films during hydrogen desorption

Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 600, 301 (2009)

 

2008

C. Bellouard, J. Faure-Vincent, C. Tiusan, F. Montaigne, M. Hehn, V. Leiner, H. Fritzsche, and M. Gierlings

Interlayer magnetic coupling in Fe/MgO junctions characterized by vector magnetization measurements combined with polarized neutron reflectometry

Phys. Rev. B 78, 134429 (2008)

O. M. Tanchak, K. G. Yager, H. Fritzsche, T. Harroun, J. Katsaras, and C. J. Barrett

Ion distribution in multilayers of weak polyelectrolytes: a neutron reflectometry study

J. Chem. Phys. 192, 084901 (2008)

H. Fritzsche, M. Saoudi, J. Haagsma, C. Ophus, E. Luber, C. T. Harrower, and D. Mitlin

Neutron reflectometry study of hydrogen desorption in destabilized MgAl alloy thin films

Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 121917 (2008)

H. Fritzsche, M. Saoudi, Z. Yamani, W. J. L. Buyers, R. A. Cowley, and R. C. C. Ward

Magnetization reversal in a (110)-oriented epitaxial ErFe2 / DyFe2 Laves phase superlattice

Phys. Rev. B 77, 054423 (2008)

M. Saoudi, H. Fritzsche, G. J. Nieuwenhuys, and M. B. S. Hesselberth

Size effect in the spin glass magnetization of thin AuFe films as studied by polarized neutron reflectometry

Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 057204 (2008)

 

2007

H. Fritzsche, M. Saoudi, K. Temst, and C. Van Haesendonck

A polarized neutron reflectometry study of the spin glass freezing in a 29 nm thick AuFe film

Physica B 397, 47 (2007)

 

2006

K. Yager, O. M. Tanchak, C. Godbout, H. Fritzsche, and C. Barrett

Photomechanical effects in azo-polymers studied by neutron reflectometry

Macromolecules 39, 9311 (2006)

H. Fritzsche, Z. Yamani, R. Cowley, and R. C. C. Ward

Polarized neutron reflectometry as a unique tool in magnetization reversal studies of thin films and multilayers

Physics in Canada 62 , 265 (2006)

H. Fritzsche, J. Root, K. Temst, and C. Van Haesendonck

Magnetization cusp in a thin AuFe Spin glass film in high magnetic fields

Physica B 385-386, 378 (2006)

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, and H. Fritzsche
Magnetic nanostructures: neutron reflectivity study

Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, online update, Elsevier Ltd. (2006)

K. Temst, E. Popova, H. Loosvelt, M. J. Van Bael, S. Brems, Y. Bruynseraede, C. Van Haesendonck, H. Fritzsche, M. Gierlings, L. H. A. Leunissen, and R. Jonckheere
The influence of finite size and shape anisotropy on exchange bias: A study of patterned Co/CoO nanostructures

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 304, 14 (2006)

O. M. Tanchak, K. G. Yager, H. Fritzsche, T. Harroun, J. Katsaras, and C. J. Barrett
Water distribution in multilayers of weak poleelectrolytes

Langmuir 22, 5137 (2006)

K. G. Yager, O. M. Tanchak, C. J. Barrett, M. J. Watson, and H. Fritzsche
Temperature-controlled neutron reflectometry sample cell suitable for study of photoactive thin films

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 045106 (2006)

 

2005

H. Fritzsche
Polarized neutron reflectometry in high magnetic fields

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 115104 (2005)

K. Temst, E. Girgis, R. D. Portugal, H. Loosvelt, E. Popova, M. J. Van Bael, C. Van Haesendonck, H. Fritzsche, M. Gierlings, L. H. A. Leunissen, and R. Jonckheere
Magnetization and polarized neutron reflectivity experiments on patterned exchange bias structures

Eur. Phys. J. B 45, 261 (2005)

J. L. Primus, H. Fritzsche, M. Malfait, M. J. Van Bael, J. De Boeck, and K. Temst
Magnetic anisotropy and magnetization reversal in GaMnAs layers studied by neutron reflectometry

J. Appl. Phys. 97, 123909 (2005)

T. A. Harroun, H. Fritzsche, M. J. Watson, K. G. Yager, O. M. Tanchak, C. J. Barrett, and J. Katsaras
Variable temperature, relative humidity (0% - 100%), and liquid neutron reflectometry sample cell suitable for polymeric and biomimetic materials

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 065101 (2005)

K. Temst, E. Popova, M. J. Van Bael, H. Loosvelt, J. Swerts, D. Buntinx, Y. Bruynseraede, C. Van Haesendonck, H. Fritzsche, M. Gierlings, L. H. A. Leunissen, and R. Jonckheere
Magnetization reversal in patterned ferromagnetic and exchange-biased nanostructures studied by neutron reflectivity

J. Appl. Phys. 97, 10K117 (2005)

M. Gierlings, M. J. Prandolini, H. Fritzsche, M. Gruyters, and D. Riegel

A PNR study of the off-specular scattering during the asymmetric magnetization reversal in an exchange-biased Co/CoO multilayer

Physica B 356, 36 (2005)

 

2004

H. Fritzsche, Y. T. Liu, J. Hauschild, and H. Maletta

Magnetization of uncovered and V-covered ultrathin Fe(100) films on V(100)

Phys. Rev. B 70, 214406 (2004)

J. Swerts, K. Temst, C. Van Haesendonck, H. Fritzsche, V. N. Gladilin, V. M. Fomin, and J. T. Devreese

Polarized neutron reflectivity on dilute magnetic alloys

Europhys. Lett. 68, 282 (2004)

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, J. Swerts, D. Buntinx, H. Loosvelt, E. Popova, C. Van Haesendonck, H. Fritzsche, M. Gierlings, L. H. A. Leunissen, and R. Jonckheere

Magnetization reversal in patterned structures using off-specular polarized neutron scattering

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 282, 6 (2004)

Y. T. Liu, H. Fritzsche, J. Hauschild, and H. Maletta

Polarized neutron reflectometry study of thin Fe films prepared on V(100)

Physica B 350, e225 (2004)

 

2003

H. Fritzsche, K. Temst, and M. J. Van Bael

Off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry on lithographically structured thin films

Recent Res. Devel. Applied Phys. 6, 105 (2003)

ISBN 81-7895-085-5

H. Fritzsche and K. Lieutenant

Performance of reflectometers on different moderators and target stations of the ESS project

J. Neutron Research 11 , 61 (2003)

R. Pynn, M. Fitzsimmons, H. Fritzsche, J. Major, and M. T. Rekveldt

Does beam divergence matter for neutron reflectometry?

Physica B 336, 1 (2003)

H. Fritzsche, M. J. Van Bael, and K. Temst

Off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry from periodic arrays of lithographically structured Co dots

Langmuir 19, 7789 (2003)

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, J. Swerts, D. Buntinx, C. Van Haesendonck, H. Fritzsche, and R. Jonckheere

In-plane vector magnetometry on rectangular Co dots using polarized neutron reflectivity

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 21, 2043 (2003)

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, J. Swerts, H. Loosvelt, E. Popova, D. Buntinx, J. Bekaert, C. Van Haesendonck, Y. Bruynseraede, R. Jonckheere, and H. Fritzsche

Polarized neutron reflectometry on lithographically patterned thin film structures

Superlattices and Microstructures 34, 87 (2003)

 

2002

M. Gierlings, M. J. Prandolini, H. Fritzsche, M. Gruyters, and D. Riegel

Change and asymmetry of magnetization reversal for a Co/CoO exchange-bias system

Phys. Rev. B. 65 , 092407 (2002)

H. Fritzsche, S. Bonn, J. Hauschild, J. Klenke, K. Prokes, and G. J. McIntyre

Antiferromagnetic order of thin epitaxial Cr layers in an Fe/Cr(110) multilayer

Phys. Rev. B. 65 , 144408 (2002)

 

R. Pynn, M. R. Fitzsimmons, M. T. Rekveldt, J. Major, H. Fritzsche, D. Weller, and E. C. Johns

Optimization of neutron scattering instrumentation using neutron spin echo: Application to the discrimination of diffuse scattering in neutron reflectivity experiments

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 73 , 2948 (2002)

 

M. Gierlings, M. J. Prandolini, H. Fritzsche, M. Gruyters, and D. Riegel

Observation of magnetization rotation during the reversal in Co/CoO exchange-bias multilayers

Appl. Phys. A, 74 [Suppl.], S1523 (2002)

 

H. Fritzsche, K. Temst, and M. J. Van Bael

Off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry from a periodic array of Co disks

Appl. Phys. A, 74 [Suppl.] , S1535 (2002)

 

J. Hauschild, H. Fritzsche, S. Bonn, and Y. Liu

Determination of the temperature dependence of the coercivity in Fe/Cr(110) multilayers

Appl. Phys. A, 74 [Suppl.] , S1541 (2002)

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, V. V. Moshchalkov, Y. Bruynseraede, H. Fritzsche, and R. Jonckheere

Off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry study of magnetic dots with a strong shape anisotropy

Appl. Phys. A, 74 [Suppl.] , S1538 (2002)

 

K. Lieutenant, H. Fritzsche, and F. Mezei

MC simulations of reflectometers at reactor and spallation sources

Appl. Phys. A, 74 [Suppl.] , S1613 (2002)

 

S. Mangin, F. Montaigne, C. Bellouard, and H. Fritzsche

Study of magnetic configurations in exchange-coupled bilayers by polarized neutron reflectometry

Appl. Phys. A, 74 [Suppl.] , S631 (2002)

 

M. Fitzsimmons, H. Fritzsche, J. Major, R. Pynn, M. T. Rekveldt

Enhancing the resolution and intensity of neutron scattering experiments using neutron spin echo

Advances in Neutron Scattering Instrumentation, I. A. Anderson and B. Guerard (editors), proc. SPIE vol. 4785 , 143 (2002)

 

2001

R. Sellmann, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, V. Leiner, and R. Siebrecht

Spin-reorientation transition and magnetic phase diagrams of thin epitaxial Au(111)/Co films with W and Au overlayers

Phys. Rev. B 64 , 054418 (2001)

 

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, and H. Fritzsche

Neutron reflectivity study of a magnetic dot array

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 226-230 , 1840 (2001)

 

M. R. Fitzsimmons, C. Leighton, A. Hoffmann, P. C. Yashar, J. Nogués, K. Liu, C. F. Majkrzak, J. A. Dura, H. Fritzsche, and I. K. Schuller

Influence of interfacial disorder and temperature on magnetization reversal in exchange-coupled bilayers

Phys. Rev. B 64 , 104415 (2001)

 

W. Lohstroh, F. Leuenberger, W. Felsch, H. Fritzsche, and H. Maletta

Hydrogen-controlled interlayer exchange coupling in Fe/LaHx multilayers

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 237 , 77 (2001)

R. Sellmann, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, V. Leiner, and R. Siebrecht

Growth and magnetic anisotropy of thin W(110/ Co-films on Al2O3 (1 1 - 2 0)

Phys. Rev. B 63 , 224415 (2001)

 

K. Temst, M. J. Van Bael, and H. Fritzsche

Application of off-specular polarized neutron reflectometry to measurements on an array of mesoscopic ferromagnetic disks

Appl. Phys. Lett. 79 , 991 (2001)

 

2000

 

T. Nawrath, H. Fritzsche, and H. Maletta

Magnetization of thin Fe films on V(110) and Cr(110)

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 212 , 337 (2000)

 

C. Rehm, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, and F. Klose

Modification of structural properties of Nb/Fe(110) multilayers via hydrogen absorption

Physica B 276-278 , 549 (2000)

 

K. Temst, E. Kunnen, V. V. Moshchalkov, H. Maletta, H. Fritzsche, and Y. Bruynseraede

Magnetic order and the spin-flop transition in Fe/Cr superlattices

Physica B 276-278 , 684 (2000)

R. Sellmann, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, V. Leiner, and R. Siebrecht

Thickness- and temperature-driven spin-reorientation-transition in ultrathin Co-films

Physica B 276-278 , 578 (2000)

 

S. Mangin, C. Bellouard, and H. Fritzsche

Observation of a well characterized 180° domain wall by polarized neutron reflectometry

Physica B 276-278 , 558 (2000)

 

1999

C. Rehm, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, and F. Klose

Hydrogen concentration and its relation to interplanar spacing and layer thickness of 1000 Å Nb(110) films during in-situ hydrogen charging experiments

Phys. Rev. B 59 , 3142 (1999)

W. Lohstroh, M. Münzenberg, W. Felsch, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, and G. P. Felcher

Magnetic spiral structures in La/Fe multilayers

J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 198-199, 440 (1999)

W. Lohstroh, M. Münzenberg, W. Felsch, H. Fritzsche, H. Maletta, R. Goyette, and G. P. Felcher

Imprinting artificial magnetic structures

J. Appl. Phys. 85 , 5873 (1999)

T. Nawrath, H. Fritzsche, F. Klose, J. Nowikow, and H. Maletta

In situ magnetometry with polarized neutrons on thin magnetic films

Phys. Rev. B 60 , 9525 (1999)

 

1998

 

G. P. Felcher, W. Lohstroh, H. Fritzsche, M. Münzenberg, H. Maletta, and W. Felsch

Imprinting magnetic structures

Appl. Phys. Lett. 72 , 2894 (1998)

 

H. Fritzsche, T. Nawrath, H. Maletta, and H. Lauter

Polarized neutron reflectometry study of ultrathin Fe layers on V(110) and V(100)

Physica B 241-243 , 707 (1998)

 

1997

T. Nawrath, H. Fritzsche, F. Klose, J. Nowikow, C. Polaczyk, and H. Maletta

In-situ polarized neutron reflectivity of ultrathin epitaxial Fe layers on V(110)

Physica B 234-236 , 505 (1997)

H. Fritzsche, C. Guy, J. Stride, and F. Mezei

Reflectometry at a Long Pulse Spallation Source

J. Neutron Research 6 , 103 (1997)