What is TANMS?
The Nanosystems ERC for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems (TANMS) is a multi-institutional Engineering Research Center focusing on research, technology translation, and education associated with magnetism on the small scale. TANMS’s vision is to develop a fundamentally new approach coupling electricity to magnetism using engineered nanoscale multiferroic elements to enable increased energy efficiency, reduced physical size, and increased power output in consumer electronics. This new nanoscale multiferroic approach overcomes the scaling limitations present in the century-old mechanism to control magnetism that was originally discovered by Oersted in 1820. TANMS’s goals are to translate its research discoveries on nanoscale multiferroics to industry while seamlessly integrating a cradle-to-career education philosophy involving all of its students and future engineers in unique research and entrepreneurial experiences.

  • TANMS Materials Thrust Leader Makes the News for Innovation in Solar Energy Storage Technology TANMS Materials thrust leader, Sarah Tolbert was recently mentioned in a science and technology article in the UCLA Newsroom for formulating an innovative strategy to produce next-generation solar cell materials.  The author describes the need for this new technology here:  "...To capture energy from sunlight, conventional rooftop solar cells use silicon, a fairly expensive material.  There is currently a big push to make lower-cost solar cells using plastics, rather than silicon, but today’s plastic solar cells are relatively inefficient, in large part because the separated positive and negative electric charges often recombine before they can become electrical energy..."For more information see: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-chemists-devise-technology-that-could-transform-solar-energy-storage
    Posted Jun 19, 2015, 3:13 PM by Jesse Bales
  • Zhi Yao and Sidhant Tiwari Awarded 2015 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship A team of TANMS students, Zhi Yao and Sidhant Tiwari, have been awarded the 2015 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for their proposal "Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonators for Antenna Applications through Multiferroic Coupling." The proposal is for their joint effort towards realizing a multiferroic antenna mediated by bulk acoustic wave resonance. Out of 146 submitted proposals, 35 finalist teams were chosen to present their proposal to Qualcomm in San Diego. From the finalists, 8 winning teams were selected and awarded $100,000 for their projects.  Read more >>>
    Posted Jun 24, 2015, 4:16 PM by Tsai-Tsai O-Lee
  • Welcome New TANMS Director of Industrial Relations, Tom Normand  We are very excited to welcome aboard to TANMS our new Director of Industrial Relations, Tom Normand.  Tom Normand, MBA, BS ME, is an experienced global business development, strategy and relationship management professional with significant global exposure (20+ years of experience).  He has enjoyed significant interactions with private enterprise, as well as, US Gov't and military organizations globally relative to mission critical applications such as Command & Control, flight simulation, networking,  and communications infrastructure to name a few.  Tom illustrates an abundance of experience dealing with and promoting complex, highly customized solutions. His background includes classic business development, global sales management, marketing and strategy.  Recently, he focused on business development (including general management) in Asia Pacific/ PacRim.  He has a ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2015, 8:10 AM by Tsai-Tsai O-Lee
  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: TANMS Annual Review Site Visit REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: TANMS Annual Review Site VisitTANMS IAB Meeting: Monday, April 27, 2015NSF Site Review Visit: Tuesday-Thursday, April 28-30, 2015WHERE: UCLA, California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)>>ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION<<LODGING:UCLA Guest House (Starting at $177/night) - http://reservations.guesthouse.ucla.edu/Hotel Angeleno (30-day advance booking @ $189/night) - http://www.hotelangeleno.com/
    Posted Apr 3, 2015, 8:01 AM by Tsai-Tsai O-Lee
  • Diana Chien wins Best Poster at 2015 UCLA Tech Forum Student Poster Competition TANMS congratulates Diana Chien for winning the "Best in Exploring Fundamental Science Poster Prize" at the 2015 UCLA Tech Forum. Diana was selected for her poster on ALD PZT thin film work, the magnetoelectric coupling effect of ALD PZT/mesoporous CFO nanocomposite, and ALD PZT voltage-controlled magnetic tunnel junctions (VMTJ) after judgement by a committee of UCLA Engineering faculty and industry representatives. The winners received a certificate and cash award. For more information see: http://www.engineer.ucla.edu/techforum/2015techforum/
    Posted Feb 12, 2015, 10:50 AM by Daria Wu
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Recent/Upcoming Events

March 13, 2015 NSF Site Visit Preparations 
March 6, 2015 Multiscale modeling of composite multiferroics (Part II) 
February 27, 2015 Multi-scale modeling of composite multiferroics 
February 20, 2015 Strain induced magnetic anisotropy switching in TbFe_2 
February 13, 2015 Strain-mediated 180 degree perpendicular magnetization switching for heterostructure based on LLG modeling 
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