Albrecht Jander

Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Albrecht Jander recieved his Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. He co-directs the Applied Magnetics Laboratory with Pallavi Dhagat, where they are pushing the boundaries of what can be done with magnetics. They focus on areas of magnetics that few others are working on and where they can make their mark in doing innovative advanced work.

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Magnetoresistive magnetic sensors and applications

  • High performance, low power magnetic sensor systems
  • Applications in navigation, security, and medicine

Semiconductor spintronics

  • Novel devices based on manipulation of spin polarized electrons


  • Magnetic resonance force microscopy including electron spin resonance, ferromagnetic resonance and nuclear magnetic resonance

Magnetic MEMS

  • Micromechanical magnetic sensors and magnetically actuated micromachines
Ren, F., A. Jander, P. Dhagat, and C. Nordman, "Radiation Tolerance of Magnetic Tunnel Junctions With MgO Tunnel Barriers", IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, vol. 59, issue 6, pp. 3034 - 3038, 12/2012. Abstract
Li, W., P. Dhagat, and A. Jander, "Surface Acoustic Wave Magnetic Sensor using Galfenol Thin Film", IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 48, issue 11, pp. 4100 - 4102, 11/2012. Abstract
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Engelbrecht, L. M., A. Jander, P. Dhagat, and M. Hall, "A toggle MRAM bit modeled in Verilog-A", Solid-State Electronics, vol. 54, issue 10, pp. 1135 - 1142, 10/2010. Abstract
Jander, A., and P. Dhagat, "Solid-state magnetometer using electrically detected magnetic resonance", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol. 322, issue 9-12, pp. 1639 - 1641, 05/2010. Abstract
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Jander, A., and P. Dhagat, "Sensitivity analysis of magnetic field sensors utilizing spin-dependent recombination in silicon diodes", International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS 2009), College Park, MD, IEEE, pp. 1 - 2, 11/2009. Abstract
Dhagat, P., A. Jander, and D. Luo, "Metal detector coil arrangement for uniform internal and zero external sensitivity", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 103, issue 7, pp. 07E919 - 07E919-3 , 2008. Abstract
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An, N., A. Jander, and P. Dhagat, "Electrically Tunable Thin Film Magnetic Core Using Synthetic Antiferromagnet Structure", IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 44, issue 11, pp. 4100 - 4103, 11/2008. Abstract
Jander, A., L. M. Engelbrecht, and P. Dhagat, "Dynamic Verilog-A Model of a Magnetoresistive Spin Valve", 2008 IEEE International Behavioral Modeling and Simulation Workshop (BMAS 2008), San Jose, CA, IEEE, pp. 50 - 54, 09/2008. Abstract
Ghionea, S., P. Dhagat, and A. Jander, "Ferromagnetic Resonance Detection for Magnetic Microbead Sensors", IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 8, issue 6, pp. 896 - 902, 06/2008. Abstract
Ghionea, S., P. Dhagat, E. Chatterjee, V. T. Remcho, A. Jander, P. Chian, and J. Akse, "Lab On A chip Detection of Biomolecules Using Magnetic Bead Labels", 7th International Conference on Scientific and Clinical Applications of Magnetic Carriers, Vancouver, 05/2008.
Ghionea, S., P. Dhagat, and A. Jander, "Microwave Resonator Devices for Ferromagnetic Resonance Detection of Magnetic Beads", IEEE International Magnetics Conference (Intermag), Madrid, 05/2008.
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An, N., and A. Jander, "Electrically Tunable Susceptibility of Synthetic Antiferromagnet Lines", IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 42, issue 10, pp. 3383 - 3385, 10/2006. Abstract
An, N., and A. Jander, "Electrically Tunable Susceptibility of Synthetic Antiferromagnet Lines", IEEE International Magnetics Conference, San Diego, CA, IEEE, pp. 63 - 63, 05/2006. Abstract
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