Manipulating Adsorption and Diffusion of H Atom on Graphene by Strain In this paper published in and highlighted by AIP Advances, Ming Yang and co-authors present a novel calculation of adsorption energies and the diffusion barrier of atomic hydrogen on … Read More
The inaugural Materials Research Society of Singapore (MRS-S) Medal was awarded to Shen Lei. This annual award is given to a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Physics, NUS, with the most outstanding thesis. 2011 is the first time this … Read More
Image from Yunhao Lu and Yuan Ping Feng, “Electric-field control of the activity of the graphene-based catalyst”, Science China: Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy, 54, 804 (2011) is featured on the cover of the journal. Read the article.
Image from Zeng et al. “Charge and spin transport in graphene-based heterostructure”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 053101 (2011) is featured on the cover of the journal. Read the article.
Y P Feng was appointed a Visiting Professor of Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University. Shown here are Y P Feng and Prof. Ye Zhizhen, Head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University at the ceremony … Read More
Using a combined experimental and theoretical approach, it was demonstrated recently that Li doping in ZnO can lead to room temperature ferromagnetism (Yi et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 137201 (2010)). This was a joint effort between Prof. Feng’s group in Physics … Read More
Image from Yongqing Cai, Aihua Zhang, Yuan Ping Feng, Chun Zhang, Hao Fatt Teoh, and Ghim Wei Ho, “Strain effects on work functions of pristine and potassium-decorated carbon nanotubes”, J. Chem. Phys. 131, 224701 (2009) is featured on the cover … Read More
A JACS Image Challenge (#73) was created based our work on charge transfer mechanism of one-dimensional organometallic sandwich molecular wires (Shen et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 13956, 2008). Click here to try it. Click here to read … Read More
Calculations show that the adsorption of organic molecules can tune the electronic properties of graphene. Work highlighted by NPG Asia Materials. Click here to read the article
A NUS research team, led by Assoc. Prof. Ding Jun, were awarded a generous grant of $10 million under the National Research Foundation’s Competitive Research Programme (CRP) Funding Scheme. The research will focus on multi-functional spintronic materials and devices. See report … Read More