Last updated: March 2021

ArXiv Pre-prints

P. O. Mathews, C. B. Duffee, A. Thayil, T. E. Stovall, C. H. Bennett, F. Garcia-Sanchez, M. J. Marinella, J. A. C. Incorvia, N. Hassan, X. Hu, and J. S. Friedman. “High-Speed CMOS-Free Purely Spintronic Asynchronous Recurrent Neural Network.” Under review. ArXiv: 2103.02724.

W. Walker, C. Cui, F. Garcia-Sanchez, J. A. C. Incorvia, X. Hu, Joseph S. Friedman. “Skyrmion Logic Clocked via Voltage Controlled Magnetic Anisotropy.” Under review. ArXiv: 2103.02724.

P. Jadaun, C. Cui, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Design of self-adaptive oscillating neurons using electrically reconfigurable skyrmion lattices.” Under review. ArXiv: 2010.15748.

S. Karki, V. Rogers, P. Jadaun, D. Marshall, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Tunnel magnetoresistance in scandium nitride magnetic tunnel junctions using first principles.” Under review. ArXiv: 2008.12770.

A. Velasquez, C. H. Bennett, N. Hassan, W. H. Brigner, O. G. Akinola, J. A. C. Incorvia, M. J. Marinella, J. S. Friedman. “Unsupervised Competitive Hardware Learning Rule for Spintronic Clustering Architecture”. Under review. ArXiv: 2003.11120.

W. H. Brigner, N. Hassan, X. Hu, C. H. Bennet, F. Garcia-Sanchez, M. J. Marinella, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “CMOS-Free Multilayer Perceptron Enabled by Four-Terminal MTJ Device.” Under review. ArXiv: 2002.00862.

W. H. Brigner, N. Hassan, X. Hu, C. H. Bennett, F. Garcia-Sanchez, C. Cui, M. J. Marinella, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “Domain Wall Leaky Integrate-and-Fire Neurons with Shape-Based Configurable Activation Functions.” Under review. ArXiv: 2011.06075.

JOURNAL PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

2021

B. W. Walker, C. Cui, F. Garcia-Sanchez, J. A. C. Incorvia, X. Hu, and Joseph S. Friedman. “Skyrmion Logic Clocked via Voltage Controlled Magnetic Anisotropy.” Applied Physics Letters 118, 192404 (2021).

S. Liu, T. P. Xiao, C. Cui, J. A. C. Incorvia, C. H. Bennett, and M. J. Marinella. “A domain wall-magnetic tunnel junction artificial synapse with notched geometry for accurate and efficient training of deep neural networks.” Applied Physics Letters 118, 202405 (2021).

O. Akinola, I. Chakraborty, H. Celio, D. Akinwande, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Synthesis and Characterization of Cr2C MXenes.” Journal of Materials Research (2021). Invited Feature Paper

S. Liu, C. H. Bennett, J. S. Friedman, M. J. Marinella, D. Paydarfar, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Controllable reset behavior in domain wall-magnetic tunnel junction artificial neurons for task-adaptable computation.” IEEE Magnetics Letters (2021). Accepted. ArXiv: 2101.03095.

M. Alamdar, L. J. Chang, K. Jarvis, P. Kotula, C. Cui,  Y. Liu, E. Antunano, J. E. Manuel, G. Vizkelethy, L. Xue, R. Jacobs-Gedrim, C. H. Bennett, T. P. Xiao, D. Hughart, E. Bielejec, M. J. Marinella, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Irradiation effects on perpendicular anisotropy spin orbit torque magnetic tunnel junctions.” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. (2021). Accepted.

M. Alamdar, T. Leonard, C. Cui, B. P. Rimal, L. Xue, O. G. Akinola, P. Xiao, J. S. Friedman, C. H. Bennett, M. J. Marinella, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Domain wall-magnetic tunnel junction spin orbit torque device and circuit prototypes for in-memory computing”. Applied Physics Letters 118, 112401 (2021).

X. Hu, A. S. Abraham, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman, “Hybrid Pass Transistor Logic with Dual-Gate Ambipolar CNTFETs.” IEEE Transactions on Circuits & Systems I 68, 1 (2021).

2020

I. V. Sabaraya, H. Shin, X. Li, R. Hoq, J. A. C. Incorvia, M. J. Kirisits, and N. B. Saleh. “Role of electrostatics in the heterogeneous interaction of two-dimensional engineered MoS2 nanosheets and natural clay colloids: Influence of pH and Natural Organic Matter.” Environmental Science & Technology 55, 2 (2020), pp. 919-929.

C. Cui, O. G. Akinola, N. Hassan, C. H. Bennett, M. J. Marinella, J. S. Friedman, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Maximized lateral inhibition in paired magnetic domain wall racetracks for neuromorphic computing.” IOP Nanotechnology 31, 29 (2020).

F. Kenarangi, X. Hu, Y. Liu, J. A. C. Incorvia, J. S. Friedman, I. Partin-Vaisband. “Exploiting dual-gate ambipolar CNFETs for scalable machine learning classification.” Sci. Rep. 10:5735 (2020). 

W. H. Brigner, X. Hu, N. Hassan, L. Jiang-Wei, C. H. Bennett, F. Garcia-Sanchez, O. G. Akinola, M. Pasquale, M. J. Marinella, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “Three artificial spintronic leaky integrate-and-fire neurons.” SPIN 10, 2, 2040003 (2020).

2019

T. P. Xiao, C. H. Bennett, X. Hu, B. Feinberg, R. Jacobs-Gedrim, S. Agarwal, J. Brunhaver, J. S. Friedman, J. A. C. Incorvia, and M. J. Marinella. “Energy and performance benchmarking of a domain wall-magnetic tunnel junction multibit adder.” IEEE Journal of Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits 5, 2 (2019).

O. G. Akinola, X. Hu, C. H. Bennett, M. Marinella, J. S. Friedman, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Three-terminal magnetic tunnel junction synapse circuits showing spike-timing-dependent plasticity.” IOP Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 52, 49 (2019).

W. H. Brigner, N. Hassan, L. Jiang-Wei, X. Hu, D. Saha, C. H. Bennett, M. J. Marinella, J. A. C. Incorvia, F. Garcia-Sanchez, and J. S. Friedman. “Shape-based magnetic domain wall drift for an artificial spintronic leaky integrate-and-fire neuron.IEEE Trans. On Electron Devices 66, 11 (2019).

X. Hu, A. Timm, W. H. Brigner, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “SPICE-only model for spin-transfer torque domain wall MTJ logic.” IEEE Trans. On Electron Devices. 66, 2817–2821 (2019).

W. H. Brigner, X. Hu, N. Hassan, C. H. Bennett, J. A. C. Incorvia, F. Garcia-Sanchez, and J. S. Friedman. “Graded-anisotropy-induced magnetic domain wall drift for an artificial spintronic leaky integrate-and-fire neuron.” IEEE Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits, 5, 1, (2019).

E. Barre, J. A. C. Incorvia, S. H. Kim, C. McClellan, E. Pop, H. -S. P. Wong, and T. Heinz. “Spatial separation of carrier spin by the valley Hall effect in monolayer WSe2 transistors.” Nano Letters (2019).

2018

N. Hassan, X. Hu, L. Jiang-Wei, W. H. Brigner, C. H. Bennett, O. G Akinola, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “Magnetic domain wall neuron with lateral inhibition.Journal of Applied Physics 124:15, 152127 (2018).

C. H. Wang, J. A. C. Incorvia, C. McClellan, A. C. Yu, M. J. Mleczko, E. Pop, and H. -S. P. Wong. “Unipolar n-type black phosphorus transistors with low work function contacts.Nano Letters 18, 5 (2018).

S. Fujii, J. A. C. Incorvia, F. Yuan, S. Qin, Y. Chai, and H. -S. P Wong. “Scaling the CBRAM switching layer diameter to 30 nm improves cycling endurance.IEEE Electron Device Letters 39, 23-26 (2018).

-2017

S. A. Siddiqui, S. Dutta, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, C. A. Ross, and M. A. Baldo. “Effects of magnetostatic interactions on stochastic domain wall motion in sub-100 nm wide wires.” IEEE Magnetics Letters 9 (2017).

S. Dutta, S. A. Siddiqui, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, C. A. Ross, and M. A. Baldo. “The spatial resolution limit for an individual domain wall in magnetic nanowires.Nano Letters 17, 5869-5874 (2017).

J. Zhang, S. A. Siddiqui, P. Ho, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, L. Tryputen, E. Lage, D. C. Bono, M. A. Baldo, and C. A. Ross. “360° domain walls: stability, magnetic field and electric current effects.” New Journal of Physics 18, 053028 (2016).

J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, S. Siddiqui, S. Dutta, E. R. Evarts, J. Zhang, D. Bono, C. A. Ross, and M. A. Baldo. “Logic circuit prototypes for three-terminal magnetic tunnel junctions with mobile domain walls.Nature Communications 7, 10275 (2016).

S. Dutta, S. A. Siddiqui, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, C. A. Ross, and M. A. Baldo. “Micromagnetic modeling of domain wall motion in sub-100-nm-wide wires with individual and periodic edge defects.AIP Advances 5, 127206 (2015).

J. Zhang, P. Ho, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, S. A. Siddiqui, M. A. Baldo, and C. A. Ross. “Edge-modulated perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in [Co/Pd]n and L10-FePt thin film wires.Applied Physics Letters 107, 182408 (2015).

C. C. Kathrein, W. Bai, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, G. Liontos, K. Ntetsikas, A. Avgeropoulos, A. Böker, L. Tsarkova, and C. A. Ross. “Combining graphoepitaxy and electric fields towards uniaxial alignment of solvent-annealed poly(styrene)-b-poly(dimethylsiloxane) block copolymers.Chemistry of Materials, 150915103728004 (2015).

J. Zhang, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, L. Tryputen, P. Ho, M. A. Baldo, and C. A. Ross. “Effects of edge taper on domain wall structure and current-driven Walker breakdown in a ferromagnetic thin film wire.IEEE Magnetics Letters 6, 3500204 (2015).

P. Ho, J. S. Zhang, J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, D. C. Bono, and C. A. Ross. “Field and current-driven magnetic domain wall motion in disordered A1-FePt nanowires.” IEEE Magnetics Letters 6, 3000104 (2015).

J. A. Currivan, S. Siddiqui, S. Ahn, L. Tryputen, G. S. D. Beach, M. A. Baldo, and C. A. Ross. “Polymethyl methacrylate / Hydrogen silsesquioxane bilayer resist electron beam lithography process for etching 25 nm wide magnetic wires.Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 32.2, 021601 (2014).

C. Tello, T. Villela, S. Torres, M. Bersanelli, G. F. Smoot, I. S. Ferreira, A. Cingoz, J. Lamb, D. Barbosa, D. Perez-Becker, S. Ricciardi, J. A. Currivan, P. Platania, and D. Maino. “The 2.3 GHz continuum survey of the GEM project.Astronomy & Astrophysics 556, A1 (2013).

A. Ullah, S. K. Ruddell, J. A. Currivan, and M. D. Hoogerland. “Quantum resonant effects in the delta-kicked rotor revisited.European Physical Journal D 66, 315 (2012).

J. A. Currivan, Y. Jang, M. D. Mascaro, M. A. Baldo, and C. A. Ross. “Low energy magnetic domain wall logic in short, narrow ferromagnetic wires.IEEE Magnetics Letters 3, 3000104 (2012).

S. Yoon, Y. Jang, C. Nam, J. A. Currivan, B. K. Cho, and C. A. Ross. “Magnetic frustration in circular arrays of dipoles.” IEEE Magnetics Letters 3, 4000104 (2012).

A. K. Carton, S. C. Gavenonis, J. A. Currivan, E. F. Conant, M. D. Schnall, and A. D. A. Maidment. “Dual-energy contrast-enhanced digital breast tomosynthesis – a feasibility study.British Journal of Radiology 83, 344-350 (2010).

J. A. Currivan, A. Ullah and M. D. Hoogerland. “The initial velocity dependence of the quantum resonance in the delta-kicked rotor.Europhysics Letters 85.3 (2009).

A. K. Carton, J. A. Currivan, E. Conant, and A. Maidment. “Temporal subtraction versus dual-energy contrast enhanced digital breast tomosynthesis: a pilot study.” In Digital Mammography Vol. 5116 (ed. E.A. Krupinski) 166-173 (Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany, 2008).

CONFERENCE PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

2021

S. Karki, V. Rogers, S. Chen, P. Jadaun, D. S. Marshall, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Density functional theory analysis of symmetry-filtering scandium nitride magnetoresistive junctions.” Proc. SPIE Nanoscience+Engineering, Spintronics XIV, 118051T (2021).

W. H. Brigner, N. Hassan, C. H. Bennett, X. Hu, A. Velasquez, F. Garcia-Sanchez, M. J. Marinella, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “CMOS-Free Spintronic Neural Network with Unsupervised Learning.” Government Microcircuit Applications & Critical Technology Conference (2021).

2020

M. Alamdar, L. J. Chang, C. Cui, Y. Liu, E. Antunano, J. E. Manuel, G. Vizkelethy, L. Xue, R. Jacobs-Gedrim, C. H. Bennett, T. P. Xiao, D. Hughart, E. Bielejec, M. J. Marinella, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Heavy ion irradiation effects on perpendicular anisotropy spin orbit torque magnetic tunnel junctions.” Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference 2020.

C. H. Bennett, T. P. Xiao, N. Hassan, O. G. Akinola, J. A. C. Incorvia, A. Velasquez, J. S. Friedman, and M. J. Marinella. “Plasticity-enhanced domain-wall MTJ neural networks for energy-efficient online learning.” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2020.

N. Hassan, W. H. Brigner, X. Hu, O. G. Akinola, C. H. Bennett, M. J. Marinella, F. Garcia-Sanchez, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman. “CMOS-Free Magnetic Domain Wall Leaky Integrate-and-Fire Neurons with Intrinsic Lateral Inhibition.” 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 1-5, 2020.

X. Hu, A. J. Edwards, T. P. Xiao, C. H. Bennett, J. A. C. Incorvia, M. J. Marinella, and J. S. Friedman. “Process variation model and analysis for domain wall-magnetic tunnel junction logic.” 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 1-5, 2020.

C. Cui, O. G. Akinola, N. Hassan, C. H. Bennett, M. J. Marinella, J. S. Friedman, and J. A. C. Incorvia. “Lateral inhibition in magnetic domain wall racetrack for neuromorphic computing.” Proc. SPIE 11470, Spintronics XIII, 1147011 (2020).

T. P. Xiao, C. H. Bennett, X. Hu, B. Feinberg, R. Jacobs-Gedrim, S. Agarwal, J. S. Brunhaver, J. S. Friedman, J. A. C. Incorvia, and M. J. Marinella. “Energy-efficient stateful logic with magnetic domain walls.” Proc. SPIE 11470, Spintronics XIII, 114703M (2020).

2019

C. H. Bennett, N. Hassan, X. Hu, J. A. C. Incorvia, J. S. Friedman, M. J. Marinella. “Semi-supervised learning and inference in domain-wall magnetic tunnel junction (DW-MTJ) neural networks.” Proc. SPIE 11090, Spintronics XII, 110903I (2019).

W. H. Brigner, N. Hassan, X. Hu, L. Jiang-Wei, O. G. Akinola, F. Garcia-Sanchez, M. Pasquale, C. H. Bennett, J. A. C. Incorvia, and J. S. Friedman, “Magnetic domain wall neuron with intrinsic leaking and lateral inhibition capability,” Proc. SPIE 11090, Spintronics XII, 110903K (2019).

-2018

L. Ling, Z. Zhu, T. Wang, J.A. Currivan-Incorvia, A. Yoon, and H-S.P. Wong. “BEOL compatible graphene/Cu with improved electromigration lifetime for future interconnects.International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) (2016).

J.A. Currivan-Incorvia, S. Siddiqui, S. Dutta, E.R. Evarts, C.A. Ross, and M.A. Baldo. “Spintronic logic circuit and device prototypes utilizing domain walls in ferromagnetic wires with tunnel junction readout.” International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), 32-6 (2015).

FILED PATENTS

J. A. C. Incorvia, S. Karki, and D. Marshall. “Scandium nitride magnetic tunnel junction device.” US Patent W02020150419. Issued 23 July 2020.

J. A. Currivan-Incorvia, M. A. Baldo, and C. A. Ross. “Low energy magnetic domain wall logic device.” US Patent 13/676,656. Filed 14 Nov. 2012, issued 08 Dec. 2015.