Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jeffrey McCord


Professional Career

Since 2011   Professor (W2) for Nanoscale Magnetic Materials – Magnetic Domains at the Faculty of Engineering of the CAU Kiel
2010 - 2011   Department Head „Nanomagnetism“ at the Helmholtz-Centre Dresden- Rossendorf (formerly Forschungszentrum Dresden), Dresden, Germany
2008 - 2010   Director of Evico Magnetics GmbH, Dresden, Germany
2004 - 2010   Research Group Leader at the IFW Dresden, Institute for Metallic Materials, Magnetic Microstructures, Dresden, Germany
2002 - 2003   Research Scientist at the IFW Dresden, Institute for Metallic Materials, Magnetic Microstructures, Dresden, Germany
1999 - 2001   Research and Development, IBM Storage Division, San Jose, USA
1997 - 1999   Post Doctorial Position, IBM Storage Division, San Jose, USA



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jeffrey McCord
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU Kiel)
Nanoscale Magnetic Materials – Magnetic Domains
Institute for Materials Science
Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel
Phone. +49 (0) 431 880 6123
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Projects and Positions

Description Role
A1 - Magnetostrictive Multilayers for Magnetoelectric Sensors Project lead
A10 - Magnetic Noise of Magnetoelectric Sensors Project lead
IRTG - Integrated Research Training Group Project lead


CRC-related Publications

C. Müller, P. Durdaut, R. B. Holländer, A. Kittmann, V. Schell, D. Meyners, M. Höft, E. Quandt, J. McCord: Imaging of Love Waves and Their Interaction with Magnetic Domain Walls in Magnetoelectric Magnetic Field Sensors, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2200033, 2022.
L. Thormählen, D. Seidler, V. Schell, F. Munnik, J. McCord, D. Meyners: Sputter Deposited Magnetostrictive Layers for SAW Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors, vol. 21, issue 24, 8386, 2021.
V. Schell, P. Durdaut, C. Müller, A. Kittmann , M. Yalaz, A. Bahr, D. Meyners, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt: Sensing Small Magnetic Fields with Surface Acoustic Waves, SAW Symposium 2021, Dresden, Germany, October 14th - 15th, 2021.
P. Durdaut, C. Müller, A. Kittmann, V. Schell, A. Bahr, E. Quandt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord: Phase Noise of SAW Delay Line Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors, vol. 21, issue 16, 5631, 2021.
X. Liang, A. Matyushov, P. Hayes, V. Schell, C. Dong, H. Chen, Y. He, A. Will-Cole, E. Quandt, P. Martins, J. McCord, M. Medarde, S. Lanceros-Méndez, S. van Dijken, N. X. Sun, J. Sort: Roadmap on Magnetoelectric Materials and Devices, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 57, issue 8, 9446997, 2021.
F. Block, F. Klingbeil, S. Deshpande, U. Sajjad, D. Seidler, C. Arndt, S. Sindt, C. Selhuber-Unkel, J. McCord: Unidirectional Transport of Superparamagnetic Beads and Biological Cells Along Oval Magnetic Elements, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 118, issue 23, 232405, 2021.
B. Spetzler, E. V. Golubeva, R.-M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, J. McCord, F. Faupel: Magnetoelastic Coupling and Delta-E Effect in Magnetoelectric Torsion Mode Resonators, Sensors, vol. 21, no. 6, 2021.
P. Durdaut, E. Rubiola, J.-M. Friedt, C. Müller, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, J. McCord, R. Knöchel, M. Höft: Fundamental Noise Limits and Sensitivity of Piezoelectrically Driven Magnetoelastic Cantilevers, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 29, issue 5, 2020.
A. Kittmann, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, L. Thormählen, V. Schell, F. Niekiel, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt: Sensitivity and Noise Analysis of SAW Magnetic Field Sensors with varied Magnetostrictive Layer Thicknesses, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 311, 111998, 2020.
N. O. Urs, E. Golubeva, V. Röbisch, S. Toxvaerd, S. Deldar, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, J. McCord: Direct Link between Specific Magnetic Domain Activities and Magnetic Noise in Modulated Magnetoelectric Sensors, Physical Review Applied, vol. 13, issue 2, 024018, 2020.
V. Schell, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, A. Kittmann, L. Thormählen, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt: Magnetic Anisotropy Controlled FeCoSiB Thin Films for Surface Acoustic Wave Magnetic Field Sensors, AIP Applied Physics Letters, vol. 116, issue 7, 073503, 2020.
B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, F. Faupel: Magnetic Sensitivity of Bending-Mode Delta-E-Effect Sensors, Physical Review Applied, vol. 12, issue 6, 064036, 2019.
P. Hayes, M. Jovičević Klug, S. Toxværd, P. Durdaut, V. Schell, A. Teplyuk, D. Burdin, A. Winkler, R. Weser, Y. Fetisov, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, J. McCord, E. Quandt: Converse Magnetoelectric Composite Resonator for Sensing Small Magnetic Fields, Scientific Reports, vol. 9, 16355, 2019.
B. Spetzler, EV. Golubeva, C. Müller, J. McCord, F. Faupel: Frequency Dependency of the Delta-E Effect and the Sensitivity of Delta-E Effect Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors, vol. 19, issue 21, 4769 , 2019.
Z. Chu, C. Dong, C. Tu, Y. He, X. Liang, J. Wang, Y. Wei, H. Chen, X. Gao, C. Lu, Z. Zhu, Y. Lin, S. Dong, J. McCord, N.X. Sun: Voltage-Driven Nonlinearity in Magnetoelectric Heterostructures, Physical Review Applied, vol. 12, issue 4, 044001 , 2019.
C. Tu, Z. Q. Chu, B. Spetzler, P. Hayes, C. Z. Dong, X. F. Liang, H. H. Chen, Y. F. He, Y. Y. Wei, I. Lisenkov, H. Lin, Y. H. Lin, J. McCord, F. Faupel, E. Quandt, N.X. Sun: Mechanical-Resonance-Enhanced Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Heterostructures for Magnetometers, Mechanical Antennas, Tunable RF Inductors, and Filters, Materials, vol. 12, issue 14, 2259, 2019.
V. Schell, A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, C. Müller, J. McCord, A.Bahr, M. Höft and E. Quandt: Substrate Materials for High Sensitivity Magnetic Field Sensors, 4th Euro Intelligent Materials, Kiel, 2019.
M. Jovičević Klug, L. Thormählen, V. Röbisch, S. Salzer, M. Höft, E. Quandt D. Meyners, J. McCord: Antiparallel Exchange Biased Multilayers for Low Magnetic Noise Magnetic Field Sensors, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 114, issue 19, 192410, 2019.
R.M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, A. Galka, N. Lukat, J.-M. Wagner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, C. Selhuber-Unkel, M. Siniatchkin, F. Faupel: Magnetic Particle Mapping Using Magnetoelectric Sensors as an Imaging Modality, Scientific Reports, 9, no. 2086, 2019.
S. Salzer, V. Röbisch, M. Klug, P. Durdaut, J. McCord, D. Meyners, J. Reermann, M. Höft, R. Knöchel: Noise Limits in Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Sensors With Magnetic Frequency Conversion, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 596-604, 2018.
A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, S. Zabel, J. Reermann, J. Schmalz, B. Spetzler, D. Meyners, N. X. Sun, J. McCord, M. Gerken, G. Schmidt, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, F. Faupel, E. Quandt: Wide Band Low Noise Love Wave Magnetic Field Sensor System, Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 278, 2018.
B. R. Holländer, C. Müller, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, J. McCord: Magnetic Domain Walls as Broadband Spin Wave and Elastic Magnetisation Wave Emitters, scientific reports, vol. 8, no. 13871, 2018.
P. Durdaut, S. Salzer, J. Reermann, V. Röbisch, J. McCord, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft: Improved Magnetic Frequency Conversion Approach for Magnetoelectric Sensors, IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 1, no. 3 , 2017.
V. Röbisch, S. Salzer, N. O. Urs, J. Reermann, J. Yarar, A. Piorra, C. Kirchhof, E. Lage, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, J. McCord, E. Quandt, M. Meyners: Pushing the Detection Limit of Thin Film Magnetoelectric Heterostructures, Journal of Materials Research, vol. 32, issue 6, pp. 1009-1019, 2017.
M. Abes, C. T. Koops, S. B. Hrkac, J. McCord, N. O. Urs, N. Wolff, L. Kienle, W. J. Ren, L. Bouchenoire, B. M. Murphy, O. M. Magnussen: Domain Structure and Reorientation in CoFe2O4, Physical Review B 93 , 195427, 2016.
N. O. Urs, B. Mozooni, P. Mazalski, M. Kustov, P. Hayes, S. Deldar, E. Quandt,J. McCord: Advanced Magneto-optical Microscopy: Imaging from Picoseconds to Centimeters-imaging Spin Waves and Temperature Distributions, AIP Advances, 6(5), 055605, 2016.