2004 Joint International Meeting

October 3-October 8, 2004


L2 - Eighth International Symposium on Magnetic, Materials, Processes, and Devices


Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Sea Pearl 1 & 2, Level 6, Mid Pacific Conference Center

Magnetic Storage - Past, Present and Future Challenges

Co-Chairs: C. Bonhote, N. Robertson, and T. Osaka

08:10 Introductory Remarks
08:151121 Electrodeposited Magnetic Thin Film Heads: A Quantum Jump for Magnetic Storage; Immense Impact on Development of Electrochemical Technology - L.T. Romankiw (IBM)
08:451122 No More High Moment Materials for Magnetic Recording Heads- What Next? - N. Robertson (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies)
09:151123 Issues and Prospects of Perpendicular Magnetic Recording - Y. Nakamura (Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University)
09:45 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
10:001124 Fundamental Challenges Facing Perpendicular Magnetic Recording at Nanoscale Dimensions - D. Litvinov (University of Houston) and S. Khizroev (Florida International University)
10:301125 The Head/Disk Interface in Magnetic Recording: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities - P. Baumgart (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies)
11:001126 Magnetic Recording Disk Technology: Practical Challenges in Delivering the Areal Density Performance - T. Yamashita (Komag Inc)
11:301127 Magnetic Tunnel Junction-Based MRAM and Related Processing Issues - E. O'Sullivan (IBM Research Division)

Electrochemical Thin Film Technology: Session in Honor of Dr. L.T. Romankiw

Co-Chairs: R. Alkire and J. Chang

14:00 Introductory Remarks
14:201128 Electrochmeical Processing Trends in Micro-/Nano- Electronics - M. Datta (Cooligy, Inc.)
15:001129 Formation of Magnetic Thin Films by Means of Electrochemical Methods - T. Osaka (Waseda university)
15:40 Twenty-Minute Intermission
16:001130 Enhancement and Inhibition of Partial Reactions in Alloy Deposition - D. Landolt (Swiss Federal Institute of Technolgoy Lausanne)
16:401131 Metastable Phases by Alloy Electrodeposition - P.L. Cavallotti, L. Nobili, and A. Vicenzo (Politecnico de Milano)
17:201132 Aspects of the Controlled Chemical Etching of Thin Metal Films, in Particular Multilayer Type - E. O'Sullivan (IBM Research Division,)

Tuesday Evening Poster Session

Co-Chairs: C. Bonhote and Y. Kitamoto

o1133 Magnetic Properties of Nickel Layers Electrodeposited on Amorphous Carbon - K.-I. Maruyama (Institute for Molecular Science), E. Arakawa (Tokyo-Gakugei University), K.-I. Hiraki (Gakushuin University), H. Yamaguchi (National Institute for Material Science), H. Numata (Tokyo Institute of Technology), A. Matsushita (National Institute for Material Science), T. Yokoyama (Institute for Molecular Science), T. Koide (Photon Factory of KEK), K. Namikawa (Tokyo-Gakugei University), and N. Osamu (Fukushima University)
o1134 Electrochemical Preparation of Tm-Co Magnetic Films in Dimethylsulfoxide - D. Yuan, Y. Liu (Jinan University), G. Liu, and Y. Tong (Zhongshan University)
o1135 Chemical Preparation and Characterization of Transparent Ferromagnetic Fe:ZnO Semiconductor Films - T. Shinagawa, M. Izaki (Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute), K. Murase, and Y. Awakura (Kyoto University)
o1136 Synthesis of Nano-crystalline Nickel by Solvothermal Reduction Process - Y. Mi, D. Yuan, Y. Liu, and J. Zhang (Jinan University)

Thursday, October 7, 2004

GMR Materials and Magnetic Materials for Future Media

Co-Chairs: I. Tabakovic, G. Zangari, and I. Shao

08:001137 Recent Pogress on Electrodeposited Multilayer Films with Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) Behaviour - I. Bakonyi and L. Peter (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
08:301138 Electrodeposition of Iron-group Multilayer Thin Films and Nanowires - E. Podlaha, Q. Huang, J. Zhang, Y. Li, D. Davis, M. Guan, M. Moldovan, and D.P. Young (Louisiana State University)
09:001139 Resistance Changes Similar to Ballistic Magnetoresistance in Electrodeposited Nanocontacts - E.B. Svedberg (Seagate Technology), J.J. Mallett, H. Ettedgui, L. Gan, P.J. Chen, A.J. Shapiro, T.P. Moffat, and W.F. Egelhoff, Jr. (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
09:151140 Metal – Silicon Interfaces: Electrodeposition and in-situ Characterization - W. Schindler (University of Ulm), M. Hugelmann, and P. Hugelmann (University of Karlsruhe)
09:45 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
10:001141 Surface Roughness and Magnetic Relaxation in Electrodeposited Systems. - W. Schwarzacher, A. Robinson, P. Southern, K. Kutuso (H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory), A. Pasa, and R. da Silva (Departamento de Fisica)
10:301142 Tailoring Hard Magnetic Properties in Magnetic Films and Microstructures: Electrodeposition of Co-Pt Alloys - G. Zangari (University of Virginia) and I. Zana (Georgia Institute of Technology)
11:001143 Electrodeposition of Hard Magnetic Layers of Cobalt and Cobalt Alloys - P.L. Cavallotti, M. Bestetti, S. Franz, and A. Vicenzo (Politecnico di Milano)
11:301144 Chemical and Electrochemical Deposition of NiFe Thin Films - S. Franz, M. Bestetti, P.L. Cavallotti (Politecnico di Milano), and L.T. Romankiw (IBM)

Hard Magnets and Nanoscaled Magnetic Structures

Co-Chairs: T. Osaka, Y. Kitamoto, and W. Schwarzacher

14:001145 Electrodeposited L1$_{0} Alloys of Pt with Fe, Co and Ni - J. Mallett (National Institute of Standards and Technology), E. Svedberg (Seagate Technology), W. Egelhoff, and T. Moffat (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
14:301146 Electrodeposition of Rare Earth-Transition Metal Alloys from an Aqueous Electrolyte - E. Podlaha, Q. Huang, J. Zhang, Y. Li, D. Davis, M. Guan, M. Moldovan, and D.P. Young (Louisiana State University)
14:451147 Nano-scale Control of Magnetic Materials by Means of Soft Chemistry - T. Momma (CREST, JST; Waseda University), T. Nakanishi, Y. Yamauchi (Waseda University), K. Kuroda (CREST, JST; Waseda University), and T. Osaka (Waseda University)
15:151148 Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles and Uniform-sized Magnetic Nanorods - T. Hyeon, J. Park, E. Kang, E. Lee, K.-J. An, and N.-M. Hwang (Seoul National University)
15:301149 A Novel Approach for Preparation of gamma-Fe2O3 Nanoparticles: Successive Reduction-Oxidation in Reverse Micelles - H. Iida, H. Takada, T. Nakanishi, and T. Osaka (Waseda University)
15:45 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
16:001150 Application of a Two-phase Liquid-Liquid System to the Synthesis of Iron-Containing Nanoparticles - T. Nakanishi, H. Iida, H. Takada, and T. Osaka (Waseda University)
16:151151 Magnetic Clusters in Nanotube - M. Shima, S. Nayak, P. Ajayan (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), and S. Nasu (Osaka University)
16:301152 Biologically Derived Magnetic Nanoparticles: Processing for Application in Magnetic Storage Media. - O. Kasyutich-Collings, A. Bewick, B. Warne, R. Jones, M. Perry, and E. Mayes (Nanomagnetics Ltd)
17:001153 Withdrawn
17:151154 Control of Magnetic Metal Plating Process on Si Wafer by Changing Dopant Density - N. Shimamoto, T. Kgasaki, J. Kawaji, T. Homma, T. Osaka, and I. Ohdomari (Waseda University)
17:301155 High Rate (>100nm/min) Deposition of Ferrite Films from an Aqueous Solution - M. Tada, J. Miyasaka, N. Matsushita, and M. Abe (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Friday, October 8, 2004

Soft Magnetic Materials

Co-Chairs: S.R. Brankovic, N. Myung, and D. Landolt

08:151156 Influence of Additive Adsorption on Properties of Pulse Electrodeposited High Magnetic Moment CoFeNi and CoFe Alloys - S. Brankovic, N. Vasiljevic, and E. Johns (Seagate Research)
08:451157 Properties of DC Plated 2.4 Tesla CoFe Alloys - C. Bonhote, J. Lam, and M. Last (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies)
09:001158 Effect of Oxygen Incorporation on Soft Magnetic Properties of Iron-Rich CoFe Alloys - J. Lam, C. Bonhote, D. Dudek, D. Pocker, D.F. Ramos (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), I. Shao, and L.T. Romankiw (IBM)
09:151159 Stress Origin in the Electrodeposited CoFe Alloy Films Deposited Using DC and Pulse Plating - I. Shao (IBM), C. Bonhote (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), J. Lam, and L.T. Romankiw (IBM)
09:301160 Annealing Study on CoFe Plated Film Properties - S. Mehdizadeh, N.-X. Sun, H. Lam, C. Bonhote, and B. York (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies)
09:45 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
10:001161 Scaling Analysis of the Kinetic Roughening During the Electrodeposition of 2.4T CoFe Alloys - S. Brankovic and N. Vasiljevic (Seagate Research)
10:151162 Electrodeposition of High Magnetic Moment CoFe Based Alloys - B. Yoo, M. Schwartz, and K. Nobe (University of Californnia At Los Angeles)
10:301163 High Moment FeNi Films with Low Coercivity and Low Anisotropy Field - K. Kudo, G. Oikawa, Y. Maruyama (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Ltd.), H. Shiina (Hitachi Kyowa Engineering, Ltd.), and N. Saiki (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Ltd.)
10:451164 Fabrication of Fe-C Soft Magnetic Thin Films by Facing-targets Sputtering Method - Y. Kitamoto, H. Tagami (Tokyo Institute of Technology), K.-K. Choi (TDK Corporation), and Y. Yamazaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
11:001165 Electrodeposition of Cobalt-Paladium Magnetic Thin Films from a Chloride Bath Containing 5-Sulfosalicylic Acid - F. Takata, M.A. Oliveira (Departamento de Química - ITA), and P. Sumodjo (Instituto de Química - USP)
11:151166 Effect of Magnetic Field on NiCu Alloy Electrodeposition (Invited) - I. Tabakovic, M. Sun, S. Riemer, V. Vas'ko, and M. Kief (RHO, Seagate Technology LLC)
11:451167 Influence of an External Magnetic Field on the Structure of Electroplated Ferromagnetic Layers Based on Nickel - A. Ispas, A. Bund, and W. Plieth (TU Dresden)

Magnetic MEMS

Co-Chairs: H. Gatzen and J. Judy

14:001168 Magnetic Materials in Thin Film Sensors and Actuators - H. Gatzen (University of Hanover)
14:301169 Microfabricated Inductive Sensor for Position Measurements - D. Dinulovic and H. Gatzen (University of Hanover)
14:451170 NiFe 45/55 and its Application in a Strain Gauge Sensor - A. Ben Amor, C. Ruffert, and H. Gatzen (University of Hanover)
15:001171 Design and Fabrication of a Gold Electroplated Electromagnetic and Electrostatic Hybrid MEMS Relay - S. Guan (Kodak Versmark, Inc.), B. Nelson (Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems), K. Vollmers (University of Minnesota), and A. Subramanian (Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems)
15:151172 Evaluation of a Linear Hybrid Micro Step Motor - M. Hahn, M. Bedenbecker (University of Hanover), U. Brand (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt), and H. Gatzen (University of Hanover)
15:30 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
15:451173 Magnetically Aligned Nanowires for Nanodevices - C. Hangarter and N. Myung (University of California, Riverside)
16:001174 Electrodeposition of Magnetic CoNiP Thin Films from Various Plating Baths - D. Park, N. Myung, M. Schwartz, and K. Nobe (UCLA)
16:151175 Investigation of Permeability on Electroplated and Sputtered Permalloy - M. Wurz, D. Dinulovic, and H. Gatzen (University of Hannover)