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Sebastián Allende Prieto

Phone(s): (56-2) 27183413
Edificio de Investigación Rector Eduardo Morales Santos, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Av. Lib. Bernardo O´Higgins 3363, Estación Central, Santiago, Chile.

Professional Degree

  • Licenciado en Física Aplicada.
  • Universidad de Santiago de Chile (2004).
  • Doctor en Ciencias con Mencion en Física,
  • Universidad de Santiago de Chile (2008).

Research Areas

  • Magnetism (nanometric structures).
  • Condensed Matter.


  1. M. Ramírez, R.I. González, S.E. Baltazar, J. Rojas-Nunez, S. Allende, J.A. Valdivia, J. Rogan, M. Kiwi, F.J. Valencia
    Thermal stability of aluminum oxide nanoparticles: role of oxygen concentration
    Inorg. Chem. Front., 2019,6, 1701-1706
  2. R.I. González, J. Mella, P. Díaz, S. Allende, E.E. Vogel, C. Cárdenas, F. Munoz
    Hematene: a 2D magnetic material in van der Waals or non-van der Waals heterostructures
    2D Mater. 6 (2019) 045002
  3. D. Mancilla-Almonacid, A.O. León, R.E. Arias, S. Allende, D. Altbir
    Synchronization of two spin-transfer-driven nano-oscillators coupled via magnetostatic fields
    Phys. Rev. E 99, 032210

  1. J. Rojas-Nunez, R.I. Gonzalez, E.M. Bringa, S. Allende, P. Sepúlveda, N. Arancibia-Miranda, S.E. Baltazar
    Toward Controlled Morphology of FeCu Nanoparticles: Cu Concentration and Size Effects
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (15), pp 8528–8534
  2. D. Ceballos, E. Cisterna, E.E. Vogel, S. Allende
    Prevalence of information stored in arrays of magnetic nanowires against external fields
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 451 (2018) 676-680

  1. D. Mancilla-Almonacid, R.E. Arias, S. Oyarzún, D. Altbir, S. Allende
    Tuning the frequencies of the normal modes of a nanopillar oscillator through the magnetostatic interaction
    Phys. Rev. B 96, 184424
  2. C.E. López, F. Albarrán-Arriagada, S. Allende, J.C. Retamal
    Generation of maximally correlated states of (d ⊗ d)-dimensional systems in the absence of entanglement
    EPL, 120 (2017) 10003
  3. R.A. Escobar, S. Castillo-Sepulveda, S. Allende, D. Altbir, P. Sergelius, D. Goerlitz, K. Nielsch
    Towards Independent Behavior of Magnetic Slabs
    IEEE Magnetics Letters 8 (2017) #4104505 | Published 2 Feb
  4. F.A. Cárdenas-López, S. Allende, J.C. Retamal
    Sudden Transition between Classical to Quantum Decoherence in bipartite correlated Qutrit Systems
    Scientific report 7, 44654 (2017) | Published 20 March
  5. P. Sergelius, J. Hyun Lee, O.livier Fruchart, M. Shaker Salem, S. Allende, R.A. Escobar, J. Gooth, R. Zierold, J-C. Toussaint, S. Schneider, D. Pohl, B. Rellinghaus, S. Martin, J. Garcia, H. Reith, A. Spende, M-E. Toimil-Molares, D. Altbir, R. Cowburn, D. Görlitz, K. Nielsch
    Intra-wire coupling in segmented Ni/Cu nanowires deposited by electrodeposition
    Nanotechnology 28 (2017) 065709 (11pp) | Published 9 Jan

  1. M.A. Castro, S. Allende
    Skyrmion core size dependence as a function of the perpendicular anisotropy and radius in magnetic nanodots
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 417 (2016) 344–348; Published 1 Nov 2016

  1. S. Allende, D. Altbir, J.C. Retamal
    Simulated annealing and entanglement of formation for (n ⊗ m)-dimensional mixed states
    Phys. Rev. A 92, 022348; Published 24 Aug 2015
  2. I. Ispolatov, V. Madhok, S. Allende, M. Doebeli
    Chaos in high-dimensional dissipative dynamical systems
    Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 12506; Published (web) 30 Jul 2015
  3. E. Vargas, W.W.M. Melo, S. Allende, R.F. Neumann, J.C. Denardin, D. Altbir, M. Bahiana
    Dipolar-driven formation of cobalt nanoparticle chains in polyethylene films
    Materials Chemistry and Physics 162 (2015) 229-233; Published 15 Jul 2015
  4. E.A. Rando, S. Allende
    Magnetic reversal modes in multisegmented nanowire arrays with long aspect ratio
    J. Appl. Phys. 118, 013905 (2015); Published 7 July 2015
  5. R.A. Escobar, S. Castillo-Sepúlveda, S. Allende, D. Altbir, M. Bahiana, J. d'Albuquerque e Castro
    Multi-stability in low-symmetry magnetic nanoparticles
    J. Appl. Phys. 117, 223901 (2015): Published 14 Jun 2015
  6. R.F. Neumann, M. Bahiana, S. Allende, D. Altbir, D. Goerlitz, K. Nielsch
    Tailoring the nucleation of domain walls along multi-segmented cylindrical nanoelements
    Nanotechnology 26 (2015) 215701 (10pp); Published 1 May 2015

  1. S. Castillo-Sepúlveda, N.M. Vargas, R. Escobar, S. Allende, S. BaltazarD. Altbir
    Reversal modes in small rings: Signature on the susceptibility
    J. Appl. Phys. 115, 223903 (2014); Published 14 Jun 2014
  2. R.A. Escobar, N.M. Vargas, S. Castillo-Sepúlveda, S. Allende, D. Altbir, J. d'Albuquerque e Castro
    Complex magnetic reversal modes in low-symmetry nanoparticles
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 123102 (2014); Published 24 Mar 2014
  3. S. Allende, J.C. Retamal, D. Altbir, J. D’Albuquerque e Castro
    Domain wall magnetoresistance in nanowires: Dependence on geometrical factors and material parameters
    Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 365 (2014) 197-200; Published April 2014

  1. E.R.P. Novais, S. Allende, D. Altbir, P. Landeros, F. Garcia, A.P. Guimaraes
    Effect of perpendicular uniaxial anisotropy on the annihilation fields of magnetic vortices
    J. Appl. Phys. 114, 153905 (2013); Published 21 Oct 2013
  2. R.F. Neumann, M. Bahiana, N.M Vargas, D. Altbir, S. Allende, D. Gorlitz, K. Nielsch
    Domain Wall Control in Wire-Tube Nanoelements
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 202407 (2013); Published 20 May 2013

  1. S. Castillo, N. Vargas, D. Altbir, S. Allende
    Mechanisms of magnetization reversal in stadium-shaped particles
    J. Appl. Phys. 112, 083906 (2012); Published 15 October 2012
  2. S. Allende, N.M. Vargas, D. Altbir, V. Vega, D. Görlitz, and K. Nielsch
    Magnetization reversal in multisegmented nanowires: Parallel and serial reversal modes
    Applied Physics Letters 101, 122412

  1. S. Allende, J. Escrig, D. Altbir, E. Salcedo, M. Bahiana
    Asymmetric hysteresis loop in magnetostatic-biased multilayer nanowires
    Nanotechnology (2009) 20(44):445707; Published 4 Nov 2009
  2. S. Allende, D. Altbir, K. Nielsch
    Magnetic cylindrical nanowires with single modulated diameter
    Phys. Rev. B 80, 174402; Published 9 Nov 2009

  1. Y.T. Chong, D. Görlitz, S. Martens, M.Y. Eric Yau, S. Allende, J. Bachmann, K. Nielsch
    Multilayered Core/Shell Nanowires Displaying Two Distinct Magnetic Switching Events
    Advanced Materials 22, 2435

  1. R.F. Neumann, M. Bahiana, J. Escrig, S. Allende, K. Nielsch, D. Altbir
    Stability of magnetic nanoparticles inside ferromagnetic nanotubes
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 022502 (2011); Published 10 Jan 2011
  2. N.M. Vargas, S. Allende, B. Leighton, J. Escrig, J. Mejía-López, D. Altbir, Ivan K. Schuller
    Asymmetric magnetic dots: A way to control magnetic properties
    J. Appl. Phys. 109, 073907 (2011); Published 1 Apr 2011
  3. O. Albrecht, R. Zierold, S. Allende, J. Escrig, C. Patzig, B. Rauschenbach, K. Nielsch, D. Gorlitz
    Experimental evidence for an angular dependent transition of magnetization reversal modes in magnetic nanotubes
    Journal of Applied Physics 109, 093910
  4. S. Allende, R. Arias
    Transverse domain wall propagation in modulated cylindrical nano-structures and possible geometric control
    Phys. Rev. B 83, 174452

  1. R.F. Neumann, M. Bahiana, S. Allende, J. Escrig, D. Altbir
    Confinement of magnetic nanoparticles inside multisegmented nanotubes by means of magnetic field gradients
    J. Appl. Phys. 111, 013916 (2012); Published 1 Jan 2012
  2. L.G. Vivas, M. Vazquez, J. Escrig, S. Allende, D. Altbir, D.C. Leitao, J.P. Araujo
    Magnetic anisotropy in CoNi nanowire arrays: analytical calculations and experiments
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 035439; Published 24 Jan 2012


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