Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
Research Zernike (ZIAM) Physics of nanodevices Opto-Spintronics of Nanostructures



  1. R.R. Rojas-Lopez, J.C. Brant, M.S.O. Ramos, T.H.L.G. Castro, M.H.D. Guimarães, B.R.A. Neves, P.S.S. Guimarães, "Photoluminescence and charge transfer in the prototypical 2D/3D semiconductor heterostructure MoS2/GaAs", submitted.
  2. Jan Hidding, Sytze H. Tirion, Jamo Momand, Alexey Kaverzin, Maxim Mostovoy, Bart J. van Wees, Bart J. Kooi, and Marcos H. D. Guimarães, "Interfacial Spin-Orbit Torques and Magnetic Anisotropy in WSe2/Permalloy Bilayers", J. Phys. Materials 4, 04LT01 (2021). [arxiv]
  3. Marcos H. D. Guimarães, and Saroj P. Dash, "Disorder is not always bad for charge-to-spin conversion in WTe2", Matter 4, 1440 (2021).
  4. Adam J. Watson*, Wenbo Lu*, Marcos H. D. Guimarães†, and Meike A. Stöhr†, "Transfer of Large-Scale Two-Dimensional Semiconductors: Challenges and Developments", 2D Materials 8, 032001 (2021). [arxiv] *Equal contribution, †Corresponding Authors
  5. Freddie Hendriks, and Marcos H. D. Guimarães, "Enhancing magneto-optic effects in two-dimensional magnets by thin-film interference", AIP Advances 11, 035132 (2021). *Featured article [arxiv]
  6. Carmem M. Gilardoni, Freddie Hendriks, Caspar H. van der Wal, and Marcos H. D. Guimarães, "Symmetry and Control of Spin-Scattering Processes in Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides", Phys. Rev. B 103, 115410 (2021). [arxiv]
  7. Jorge Quereda, Jan Hidding, Talieh S. Ghiasi, Bart J. van Wees, Caspar H. van der Wal, and Marcos H. D. Guimaraes, "The role of device asymmetries and Schottky barriers on the helicity-dependent photoresponse of 2D phototransistors", NPJ 2D Mater. and Appl. 5, 13 (2021). [arxiv]


  1. Casper F. Schippers, Henk J.M. Swagten, and Marcos H.D. Guimarães , "Large interfacial spin-orbit torques in layered antiferromagnetic insulator NiPS3/ferromagnet bilayers", Phys. Rev. Materials 4, 084007 (2020) .[arxiv]
  2. T. Liu, J. Peiro, D.K. de Wal, J.C. Leutenantsmeyer, M.H.D. Guimaraes, and B.J. van Wees, "Spin caloritronics in a CrBr3 based magnetic van der Waals heterostructure", Phys. Rev. B 101, 205407 (2020). [arxiv]
  3. R.H. Godiksen, S. Wang, T.V. Raziman, M.H.D. Guimarães, J. Goméz Rivas, and A.G. Curto, "Correlated exciton fluctuations in a two-dimensional semiconductor on a metal", Nano Letters 20, 4829 (2020). [open access]
  4. Etienne van Walsem, Rembert A. Duine, and Marcos H. D. Guimarães, "Layer effects on the magnetic textures in magnets with local inversion asymmetry", Phys. Rev. B 102, 174403 (2020). [arxiv]
  5. Jan Hidding and Marcos H. D. Guimarães, "Spin-Orbit Torques in Transition Metal Dichalcogenide/Ferromagnet Heterostructures", Frontiers in Materials 7, 594771 (2020), Special issue: Rising Stars 2020.  [arxiv]
  6. Marielle J. Meijer, Juriaan Lucassen, Rembert A. Duine, Henk J.M. Swagten, Bert Koopmans, Reinoud Lavrijsen, and Marcos H. D. Guimarães, "Chiral Spin Spirals at the Surface of the van der Waals Ferromagnet Fe3GeTe2", Nano Letters 20, 8563 (2020). [arxiv]
  7. S. Omar, M. Gurram, K. Watanabe, T. Tanigushi, M.H.D. Guimarães, and B.J. van Wees, "Nonlinear analog spintronics with van der Waals heterostructures", Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 064053 (2020). [arxiv]


  1. M. H. D. Guimarães, "Switching magnetization with a Weyl semimetal", News & Views Nature Nanotech. 14 923-924 (2019). [view-only link]
Works before joining the University of Groningen
  1. M. F. Reynolds*, M. H. D. Guimarães*, H. Gao, K. Kang, A. J. Cortese, D. C. Ralph, J. Park, and P. L. McEuen, "MoS2 pixel arrays for real-time photoluminescence imaging of redox molecules", Science Adv. 5, eaat9476 (2019). [arxiv] *Equal contribution
  2. G. M. Stiehl , D. MacNeill, N. Sivadas , I. El Baggari, M. H. D. Guimarães, N. D. Reynolds, L. F. Kourkoutis, C. J. Fennie, R. A. Buhrman, and D. C. Ralph, "Current-Induced Torques with Dresselhaus Symmetry Due to Resistance Anisotropy in 2D Materials", ACS Nano 13, 2599 (2019). [arxiv]
  3. M.H.D. Guimarães, and B. Koopmans, "Spin accumulation and dynamics in inversion-symmetric van der Waals crystals", Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 266801 (2018). [arxiv]
  4. M.H.D. Guimarães, G.M. Stiehl, D. MacNeill, N.D. Reynolds, and D.C. Ralph, "Spin-orbit torques in NbSe2/Permalloy bilayers", Nano Letters 18, 1311 (2018). [arxiv]
  5. D. MacNeill, G. Stiehl, M.H.D. Guimaraes, N.D. Reynolds, R.A. Buhrman, and D.C. Ralph, "Thickness dependence of spin-orbit torques generated by WTe2", Phys. Rev. B 96, 054450 (2017). [arxiv]
  6. S. Omar, M.H.D. Guimaraes, A. Kaverzin, B.J. van Wees, and I.J. Vera-Marun,"Spin relaxation 1/f noise in graphene", Phys. Rev. B 95, 081403(R) (2017). [arxiv]
  7. D. MacNeill*, G. Stiehl*, M.H.D. Guimaraes, R.A. Buhrman, J. Park, and D.C. Ralph, "Control of spin-orbit torques through crystal symmetry in WTe2/ferromagnet bilayers", Nat. Phys. 13, 300 (2017). [arxiv] *Equal contribution
  8. M.H.D. Guimaraes*, H. Gao*, Y. Han, K. Kang, S. Xie, C-J. Kim, D.A. Muller, D.C. Ralph, and J. Park, "Atomically-thin Ohmic Edge Contacts Between Two-dimensional Materials", ACS Nano 10, 6392 (2016). [arxiv] *Equal contribution
  9. J. Ingla-Aynés, M.H.D. Guimarães, R.J. Meijerink, P.J. Zomer, and B.J. van Wees, "24 um length spin relaxation length in boron nitride encapsulated bilayer graphene", Phys. Rev. B 92, 201410(R) (2015). [arxiv]
  10. S. Roche, J. Akerman, B. Beschoten, J-C. Charlier, M. Chshiev, S. Dash, B. Dlubak, J. Fabian,A. Fert, M.H.D. Guimarães, F. Guinea, I. Grigorieva, C. Schoenenberger, P. Seneor, C. Stampfer, S. Valenzuela, X. Waintal, B. van Wees, "Graphene spintronics: the European Flagship perspective", 2D Materials 2, 030202 (2015).
  11. M.H.D. Guimarães, J.J. van den Berg, I.J. Vera-Marun, P.J. Zomer, and B. J. van Wees, "Spin transport in graphene nanostructures", Phys. Rev. B 90, 235428 (2014).[arxiv]
  12. M.H.D. Guimarães, P.J. Zomer, J. Ingla-Aynés, J. C. Brant, N. Tombros, B. J. van Wees, "Controlling Spin Relaxation in Hexagonal BN-Encapsulated Graphene with a Transverse Electric Field", Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 086602 (2014). [arxiv]
  13. M.H.D. Guimaraes, P.J. Zomer, I.J. Vera-Marun, and B.J. van Wees, "Spin dependent quantum interference in non-local graphene spin valves", Nano Letters 14, 2952 (2014). [arxiv]
  14. P.J. Zomer, M.H.D. Guimarães, J.C. Brant, N. Tombros, B.J. van Wees, "Fast pick up technique for high quality heterostructures of bilayer graphene and hexagonal boron nitride", Appl. Phys. Lett. 105 , 013101 (2014). [arxiv]
  15. I. J. Vera-Marun, P. J. Zomer, A. Veligura, M. H. D. Guimarães, L. Visser, N. Tombros, H. J. van Elferen, U. Zeitler, B. J. van Wees, "Quantum Hall transport as a probe of capacitance profile at graphene edges", Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 013106 (2013). [arxIv]
  16. L.C. Campos, M.H.D. Guimarães, A.B. Gonçalves, S. Oliveira, and R.G. Lacerda, “ZnO UV photodetector with controllable quality factor and photosensitivity”, AIP Advances 3, 022104 (2013).
  17. T. Maassen, I.J. Vera-Marun, M.H.D. Guimarães, B.J. van Wees, "Contact induced spin relaxation in Hanle spin precession measurements", Phys. Rev. B 86, 235408 (2012). [arxiv]
  18. P. J. Zomer, M. H. D. Guimarães, N. Tombros, B. J. van Wees, "Long Distance Spin Transport in High Mobility Graphene on Hexagonal Boron Nitride", Phys. Rev. B 86, 161416(R) (2012). [arxiv]
  19. M.H.D. Guimarães, A. Veligura, P.J. Zomer, T. Maassen, I.J. Vera-Marun, N. Tombros, and B.J. van Wees, "Spin Transport in High-Quality Suspended Graphene Devices", Nano Letters 12 (7), 3512-3517 (2012). [arxiv]
  20. M. H. D. Guimarães, O. Shevtsov, X. Waintal, and B. J. van Wees, "From quantum confinement to quantum Hall effect in graphene nanostructures", Phys. Rev. B 85, 075424 (2012).
  21. Nikolaos Tombros, Alina Veligura, Juliane Junesch, Marcos H. D. Guimarães, Ivan J. Vera-Marun, Harry T. Jonkman, Bart J. van Wees, "Quantized conductance of a suspended graphene nanoconstriction", Nature Physics 7, 697–700(2011). [arxiv]
  22. T. Maassen, F. K. Dejene, M. H. D. Guimarães, C. Józsa, and B. J. van Wees, "Comparison between charge and spin transport in few-layer graphene", Phys. Rev. B 83, 115410 (2011). [arxiv]
  23. A.P.M. Barboza*, M.H.D. Guimaraes*, D.V.P. Massote, L.C. Campos, N.M. Barbosa Neto, L.G. Cancado, R.G. Lacerda, H. Chacham, M.S.C. Mazzoni, B.R.A. Neves, “Room-Temperature Compression-Induced Diamondization of Few-Layer Graphene”, Adv. Matt. 23 (27), 3014-3017 (2011). *Equal contribution
  24. L.M. Malard, M.H.D. Guimarães, D.L. Mafra, M.S.C. Mazzoni, and A. Jorio, “Group-theory analysis of electrons and phonons in N-layer graphene systems”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 125426 (2009). [arxiv]
Last modified:20 September 2021 6.44 p.m.