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Microstructural Kinetics Group

Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy

Studying at Cambridge

 

Dr Jonathan Bean

Dr Jonathan Bean

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223 334357

Research Interests

Metallic glasses

Magnetic tunnel junctions

Density functional theory

Embedded atom method

Elastic properties

Electronic transport

Magnetic properties

Thermal properties

Quantum computing (Cryptography)

Keywords

  • sustainability
  • mechanical properties of metallic glasses and their structural evolution induced by mechanical and thermal processes
  • thin films
  • Spintronics

Key Publications

Bean, J. J., & McKenna, K. P. (2016). Origin of differences in the excess volume of copper and nickel grain boundaries. Acta Materialia, 110, 246–257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2016.02.040

Bean, J. J., Saito, M., Fukami, S., Sato, H., Ikeda, S., Ohno, H., … McKenna, K. P. (2017). Atomic structure and electronic properties of MgO grain boundaries in tunnelling magnetoresistive devices. Scientific Reports, 7(January), 45594. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep45594

Bean, J. J., & McKenna, K. P. (2018). Stability of point defects near MgO grain boundaries in FeCoB/MgO/FeCoB magnetic tunnel junctions. Physical Review Materials, 2(12), 125002. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.125002

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