Javier E. Villegas

Physicist at CNRS-Thales Lab, France

Featuring in Physical Review Applied

Our most recent work on vortex physics appears in Phys. Rev. Appl. 4, 054003 (2015). The field of fluxtronics is based on transmitting and processing information using quanta of magnetic … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mesoscopic magnetism and superconductivity

Featuring in the November issue of the MRS Bulletin. I have coauthored this review with colleagues from the University of California-San Diego and from Argonne National Labs (see their bio … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nano Letters paper

Our work on periodic vortex pinning in high-temperature superconducting films with ordered nanostructures of a half-metallic manganite has been recently published in Nano Letters (a free access version can be … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nature Nano paper

Our work on vortex-ice in high-temperature superconductors has been recently published in Nature Nanotechnology. We have developed a masked ion irradiation technique that allows us to pattern the electronic properties … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

NJP paper highlighted

Our paper New J. Phys. 15 103022 (2013) has been added to the collection “IOP Select”, which gathers articles “that have been chosen by the Institute of Physics editors for … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nature Physics cover

Our  paper Nature Physics 8, 539 (2012) is on the cover of the July issue of the journal. The penetration of a superconducting current from a superconductor into a half-metallic … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

2011 Highlights

Our paper  Supercond. Sci. Technol. 24 024004 (2011) has been selected by the editors of the journal for the SUST Highlights of 2011. This paper reviews our studies on the  … Continue reading

January 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Paper featured in “Physics”

Our recent Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 247002 (2011) on superconducting/ferroelectric heterostructures has been highlighted in  “Physics”, an online magazine of the American Physical Society. A Focus article titled “Nanoscale Patterning … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · 1 Comment
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