Chen Jingsheng

Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Contact:(65) 6516 7574
Office:E2 #05-19
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Dr. Chen obtained his Ph.D degree in 1999 in Department of Physics, Lanzhou University, China and joined NUS in December 2007. During 2001-2007 he worked at Data Storage Institute as a research scientist. He has authored/co-authored more than 170 refereed journal papers, 3 book chapters, over ten patents and a number of presentations at international conferences.

Research Areas:
  • Magnetic memories, spintronics, thin film epitaxial growth
Research Interest:
  • High anisotropy magnetic materials and its application in HDD
  • Spintronics – perpendicular anisotropy based MTJ and spin valve
  • Multiferroic materials – electric field control of magnetism
  • Nanostructured magnetic materials and nanomagnetism
Selected Publications:
  • K. H. He, J. S. Chen, “First principles study of the electric field effect on magnetization and magnetic anisotropy of FeCo/MgO(001) thin film”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 99, 072503 (2011)
  • P. Ho, G. C. Han, R. F. L. Evans, R.W. Chantrell, G. M. Chow, J. S. Chen, Perpendicular anisotropy L10-FePt based pseudo spin valve with Ag spacer layer” Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 132501 (2011)
  • J. S. Chen, Y.Z. Zhou, C.J. Sun, S.W. Han, G.M. Chow, “Where is the Ag in FePt-Ag composite films?” Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 131914 (2011)
  • L. S. Huang, J. F. Hu, G. M. Chow, J. S. Chen, “Deposition temperature induced FePt-C soft/hard Multilayer Films” J. Appl. Phys., 109, 063910 (2011)
  • J. S. Chen, L.S. Huang, J.F. Hu, G. Ju, G.M.Chow, “FePt-C graded media for ultra-high density magnetic recording” J. Phy. D: Appl. Phys. 43, 185001 (2010). 
  • J.S.Chen, L.N.Zhang, J.F.Hu, J.Ding, “Highly Textured SmCo5 (001) Thin Film with High Coercivity” J.Appl.Phys. 104, 093905 (2008)
  • J.S.Chen, B.C.Lim, J.F.Hu, B.Liu, G.M.Chow, G.Ju, “Low temperature deposited L10 FePt(001) films with high coercivity and small grain size” Appl. Phys.Lett. 91, 132506 (2007) 
  • J.S.Chen, C.Y.Tan, G. M.Chow, “Microstructure and direct ordering of FePt nanoparticles produced by nanocluster beam technology” Nanotechnology, 18, 435604 (2007).
  • Z. W. Zhao, X. J. Chen, B.K. Tay, J.S. Chen, “A novel amperometric biosensor based on ZnO:Co nanoclusters for biosensing glucose” Biosens. Bioelectron. 23, 135 (2007).