Arizona State University
David J. Smith
Department of Physics
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences




Selected Publications:
   D.J. Smith, A.K. Petford, L.R. Wallenberg, and J.–O. Bovin, "Dynamic observations of atomic-level rearrangements in small gold particles", Science, 233, 832 (1986).
   S.S.P. Parkin, Z.G. Li, and D.J. Smith, "Giant magnetoresistance in antiferromagnetic Co/Cu multilayers", Appl. Phys. Letts., 58, 2710 (1991).
   A.K. Datye and D.J. Smith, "The study of heterogeneous catalysts by high resolution transmission electron microscopy", Cat. Rev. Sci. Eng., 34, 129 (1992).
   D.J. Smith, D. Chandrasekhar, B. Sverdlov, A. Bochkarev, A. Salvador, A., and H. Morkoc, "TEM characterization of structural defects in wurtzite GaN grown on 6H SiC using plasma-enhanced molecular beam epitaxy", Appl. Phys. Letts., 67, 1830 (1995).
   Z. Horita, D.J. Smith, M. Furukawa, M. Nemoto, R.Z. Valiev, and T.G. Langdon, "Investigation of grain boundaries in sub-micrometer-grained Al-Mg solid solution alloys using high-resolution electron microscopy", J. Mater. Res., 11, 1880 (1996).
   D.J. Smith, "The realization of atomic resolution in the electron microscope", Reports Prog. Phys. 60, 1513 (1997).
   D.J. Smith, M.R. McCartney, C.L. Platt, and A.E. Berkowitz, "Structural characterization of thin film ferromagnetic tunnel junctions", J. Appl. Phys. 83, 5154 (1998).
   R.E. Dunin-Borkowski, M.R. McCartney, B. Kardynal, and D.J. Smith, : "Magnetic interactions within patterned cobalt nanostructures using off-axis electron holography", J. Appl. Phys., 84, 374 (1998).
   S.A. Chaparro, J. Drucker, Y. Zhang, D. Chandrasekhar, M.R. McCartney, and D.J. Smith, "Strain driven alloying in Ge/Si(100) coherent islands", Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1199 (1999).
   M.R. McCartney, R.E. Dunin-Borkowski, M.R. Scheinfein, D.J. Smith, S. Gider, and S.S.P. Parkin, "Origin of magnetization decay in spin-dependent tunnel junctions", Science, 286, 1337 (1999).
   M. R.McCartney, M. A.Gribelyuk, J. Li, P. Ronsheim, J. S. McMurray, and D. J. Smith, "Quantitative analysis of one-dimensional dopant profile by electron holography", Appl. Phys. Lett., 80 3213 (2002).
   D. J. Smith, D. Chandrasekhar, S. A. Chaparro, P. A. Crozier, J. Drucker, M. Floyd, M.R. McCartney, and Y. Zhang; "Microstructural evolution of Ge/Si(100) nanoscale islands", J. Crystal Growth, 259, 232 (2003).
   (Book chapter) D.J. Smith, M.R. McCartney, and R.E. Dunin-Borkowski, "Nanoscale Structural and Magnetic Characterization using Electron Microscopy", in: Advanced Magnetic Nanostructures (Eds. D. Sellmyer and R. Skomski) (Kluwer, 2005) Chapter 5.
   (Book chapter) D.J. Smith, "Characterisation of Nanomaterials using Transmission Electron Microscopy", in: Nanocharacterisation (Eds. A.I. Kirkland and J.L. Hutchison) (Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2007) Chapter 1.
   M.R. McCartney, and D.J. Smith, "Electron Holography: Phase Imaging with Nanometer Resolution", Annu. Rev. Mater. Res. 37, 729-767 (2007).
   D.J. Smith, "Development of aberration-corrected electron microscopy", Microsc. Microanal, 14, 2-15 (2008).
   D.J. Smith, "Progress and perspectives for atomic-resolution electron microscopy", Ultramicroscopy, 108, 159-166 (2008).
   D.J. Smith, "Ultimate resolution in the electron microscope?", Materials Today, 11 (Supp), 30-38 (2008).
   D.J. Smith, D.A. Cullen, L. Zhou, and M.R. McCartney, "Applications of TEM imaging, analysis and electron holography to III–nitride HEMT devices", Microelectronics Reliability, 50, 1514-1519 (2010).
   D.J. Smith, "Progress and problems for atomic-resolution electron microscopy", Micron 42, 504 (2012).
   D.J. Smith, "Atomic-scale characterization of II-VI compound semiconductors", J. Electronic Mater. 42, 3168 (2013).