Kevin O'Grady
Professor

Profile

Career

BSc, PhD (Wales), FIEEE, Former President IEEE Magnetics Society, IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer 2010

Summary of expertise

  • Magnetisation reversal in thin films and particles

Curriculum Vitae

Kevin OGrady CV (PDF  , 193kb)

Research

Overview

Research Group: Condensed Matter Physics

Recent major grants 

Harfir (EU/JST) £1m

Core-to-core (EPSRC/JSPS) with Tohoku University and TU Kaiserslautern, £1.1m

Seagate Media Research (Fremont) $0.5m

Experimental facilities

The group maintains an extensive suite of magnetometers which provides the most comprehensive measurement capability for magnetic properties in Europe. Specific facilities are:

  • ADE Model 10 vibrating sample magnetometer
  • Lakeshore Model 736 vibrating sample magnetometer
  • Princeton Measurements Corporation Model 2900 alternating gradient force magnetometer
  • AC susceptometer
  • High stability MOKE system
  • Plasma Quest Ltd controlled sputter deposition system
  • JEOL JBX-6300FS E-beam lithography system (based at University of Leeds)
  • Oxford Instruments SM4000-8 with Heliox TL Dilution Refrigerator

Research group(s)

Academics:

  • Professor Atsufumi Hirohata (Electronics)
  • Dr Gonzalo Vallejo-Fernandez

Research Staff:

  • Dr Marjan Samiepour

Group members:

  • Will Frost
  • John Sinclair
  • Daniel Clarke

Kevin O'Grady

 

Department of Physics
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
U.K.

kevin.ogrady@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 322289
Room: A/004