Argonne National Laboratory

Axel Hoffmann, Materials Scientist

Axel Hoffmann

Materials Scientist
- Materials Science

Dr. Axel Hoffmann is the group leader of the Magnetic Films Group within the Materials Science Division of Argonne, which he joined in 2001 as a staff member. 

Hoffmann's research interests encompass a variety of magnetism related subjects, including basic properties of magnetic heterostructures, spin-transport and magnetization dynamics in novel geometries, and biomedical applications of magnetism. 

He has more than 100 publications with combined more than 3000 citations (h-index: 33). He's published four book chapters, one book, and three magnetism related U.S. patents. He has presented more than 200 invited talks at conferences and research institutions.

Currently he is an associate editor for the Journal of Applied Physics. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and IEEE. In 2011 the IEEE Magnetics Society selected him as a Distinguished Lecturer, and in 2015 he was awarded “Outstanding Researcher” by the Prairie Section of the American Vacuum Society.

Awards, Honors & Memberships

  • Chair, Topical Group on Magnetism and its Applications of the American Physical Society
  • Chair, Technical Committee of IEEE Magnetics Society, 2008
  • Member, Materials Research Society
  • Member, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, e.V.
  • Member, American Vacuum Society
  • Member, American Physical Society
  • Member, IEEE