Palash Banerjee

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
​Office: ​SCI B125
​Phone: ​715.346.4187
​Fax: ​715.346.2944

Ph.D. Physics, Boston University
M.Sc. Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
B.Sc. Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Courses Taught
PHYS 101 - General Physics

Research Interests
  • Nanoscale magnetism
  • Scanning probe microscopy - techniques and instrumentation
    • Ultrasensitive force detection techniques
    • Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy (MRFM) 
Select Publications
K. C. Fong, M. R. Herman, P. Banerjee, D. V. Pelekhov and P. C. Hammel, "Spin lifetime in small ensembles of electron spins measured by magnetic resonance force microscopy," Phys. Rev. B 84, 220405 (2011).

Inhee Lee, Jongjoo Kim, Yuri Obukhov, Palash Banerjee, Gang Xiang, Denis V. Pelekhov, Adam Hauser, Fengyuan Yang and P. Chris Hammel, "Magnetic force microscopy in the presence of a strong probe field," Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 162514 (2011).

F. Wolny, Y. Obukhov, T. Mühl, U. Weissker, S. Philippi, A. Leonhardt, P. Banerjee, A. Reed, G. Xiang, R. Adur, I. Lee, A.J. Hauser, F.Y. Yang, D.V. Pelekhov, B. Büchner, P.C. Hammel, "Quantitative magnetic force microscopy on permalloy dots using an iron-filled carbon nanotube probe," Ultramicroscopy 111, 1360 (2011).

Palash Banerjee, F. Wolny, D. V. Pelekhov, M. R. Herman, K. C. Fong, U. Weissker, T. Muhl, Yu. Obukhov, A. Leonhardt, B. Buchner, and P. Chris Hammel, "Magnetization reversal in an individual 25 nm iron-filled carbon nanotube," Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 252505 (2010).  

Inhee Lee, Yuri Obukhov, Gang Xiang, Adam Hauser, Fengyuan Yang, Palash Banerjee, Denis V. Pelekhov and P. Chris Hammel, "Nanoscale scanning probe ferromagnetic resonance imaging using localized modes," Nature 466, 845 (2010).

K. C. Fong, P. Banerjee, Yu. Obukhov, D. V. Pelekhov and P. C. Hammel, "Manipulating spins by cantilever synchronized frequency modulation: A variable resolution magnetic resonance force microscope," Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 012506 (2008).

Yu. Obukhov, D. V. Pelekhov, J. Kim, P. Banerjee, I. Martin, E. Nazaretski, R. Movshovich, S. An, T. J. Gramila, S. Batra and P. C. Hammel, "Local Ferromagnetic Resonance Imaging with Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 197601, (2008).

Conferences and Presentations
Opportunities for Magnetism in MEMS/NEMS, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne IL, Apr 2010. "Magnetization Reversal in an Individual Iron-Filled Carbon Nanotube."

Kavli Conference on Molecular Imaging, Cornell University, August 2009, "Mechanical Measurement of Magnetization Reversal in a Single Iron Filled Carbon Nanotube."

Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) Annual Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Jan 2008. "Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy: Ultrasensitive Force Detection of Electron Spins."

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