Robert A. Buhrman

John Edson Sweet Professor of Engineering
Applied and Engineering Physics, College of Engineering

Contact Information

222 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-3732

Robert A. Buhrman

John Edson Sweet Professor of Engineering
Applied and Engineering Physics, College of Engineering

Expertise
Applied condensed matter physics; nanoscale science and engineering; nanoscale magnetism and spintronics

Current Research Interest
Nanomagnetic materials and spintronics devices; spin torque and spin transfer effects; giant spin Hall effect; thin film materials

Distinction
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Physical Society Fellow

Selected Publications
Liu, Luqiao, Chi-Feng Pai, Yun Li, Hsin-Wei Tseng, Daniel C. Ralph, and Robert A. Buhrman. “Spin-Torque Switching with the Giant Spin Hall Effect of Tantalum.” Science 6081, vol. 336 (2012): 555-558. 

Pai, Chi-Feng, Luqiao Liu, Yun Li, Hsin-Wei Tseng, Daniel C. Ralph, Robert A. Buhrman. “Spin Transfer Torque Devices Utilizing the Giant Spin Hall Effect of Tungsten.Applied Physics Letters 12, no. 101, (2012): 122404.

Cornell Research Website Article
Capitalizing on the Magnetic Moment