1. Spin-Orbitronic Materials & Devices

Spin-Orbitronic Materials Discovery for Next-Generation Memory

  • Purpose: Discovery of new materials for ultra-low power and high-speed nonvolatile memory applications
  • Role: Principal Investigator & Center Director
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Science and ICT (National Research Foundation of Korea), Samsung Electronics

Spin-Orbitronic Devices for Security Chip Application’

  • Purpose: Development of Low Power Information Security Chip Based on Novel Devices
  • Role: Participating Researcher
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Science and ICT (National Research Foundation of Korea)

Representative papers

  1. Kim, Yong Jin, et al., "CoFeSiB–Pd multilayers and co-deposited alloy films exhibiting perpendicular magnetic anisotropies after heat treatment up to 500° C." Acta Materialia 125, 196-201 (2017)
  2. Cha, In Ho, et al., "Thickness and composition-dependent spin-orbit torque behaviors in perpendicularly magnetized Ta/W (t)/CoFeB and Ta1-xWx/CoFeB junction structures." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 823, 153744 (2020)
  3. Kim, Gyu Won, et al., "Role of the Heavy Metal’s Crystal Phase in Oscillations of Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy and the Interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction in W/Co− Fe− B/MgO Films." Physical Review Applied 9(6), 064005 (2018)

2. Functional Nanomaterials for Biomedical Technology

‘Development of Metal and Metal-Oxide Based Composite Scaffolds for Anticancer Immunotherapy’

  • Purpose: Development of composite scaffolds for anticancer immunotherapy
  • Role: Principal Investigator 
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Science and ICT (National Research Foundation of Korea)

Development of Innovative Technology for Highly Sensitive in vitro Diagnostics Based on Multifunctional Nanoparticles

  • Purpose: Development of highly sensitive in vitro diagnostics
  • Role: Participating Researcher
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology), AmoLifeScience

Representative papers

  1. Park, Bum Chul, et al., "Strategy to control magnetic coercivity by elucidating crystallization pathway-dependent microstructural evolution of magnetite mesocrystals." Nature communications 11, 298 (2020)
  2. Sharma, Prashant, et al., "Application of radially grown ZnO nanowires on poly-L-lactide microfibers complexed with a tumor antigen for cancer immunotherapy." Nanoscale 11(10), 4591-4600 (2019)

3. Nano-Scale Materials for Advanced IC metallization

‘Development of Low Resistance Materials Based on the Electrochemical Process’

  • Purpose: Development of low-resistance materials for interconnects
  • Role: Principal Investigator
  • Sponsor: Samsung Research Funding & Incubation Center for Future Technology

Representative papers

  1. Samardak, Aleksei Yu, et al., "Magnetization reversal of ferromagnetic nanosprings affected by helical shape." Nanoscale 10(43) ,20405-20413 (2018)

  2. Jeon, Yoo Sang, et al., "Synthesis of Co nanotubes by nanoporous template-assisted electrodeposition via the incorporation of vanadyl ions." Chemical Communications 53(11), 1825-1828 (2017)

  3. Yoo, Eunmin, et al., "Electrical resistivity and microstructural evolution of electrodeposited Co and Co-W nanowires." Materials Characterization 166, 110451 (2020)