Yu Xiaojiang

Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Synchrotron Light Source, Beamline scientist, NUS

Contact:Tel: +65-6516 7951, Fax: +65-6773 6734


PhD, Univ of Science & Technology of China, Thesis: design and construction of a surface physics beamline for synchrotron radiation.
 Master, Univ of Science & Technology of China, Thesis: a data acquisition system applied to synchrotron radiation photoelectron spectroscopy and its applications.
 B.S, Univ of Science & Technology of China, Thesis: Photo-luminescence of solid state materials.

Visiting scientist (1999)  Daresbury laboratory, UK, LURE, France, DESY, Germany.
Total papers >100

Research Areas:

Extensive experience and expertise in designing, building and operating synchrotron radiation beamline,
Research interests in application of synchrotron radiation, in particular, photoemission spectroscopy (XPS), X-ray absorption (XAS), x-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) for surface and interface research for thin films, organic molecular and magnetic materials. Resonant soft X-ray scattering at strongly correlated material.

Selected Publications:

1.HERNG T S, W XIAO, S M POH, F He, R Sutarto, X Zhu, R Li, X YIN, C DIAO, Y YANG, X HUANG, X Yu, Y P Feng, Andrivo RUSYDI and J Ding, “Achieving a high magnetization in sub-nanostructured  magnetite  films  by  spin-flipping  of  tetrahedral  Fe3+ cations”, Nano Research,  (2015).  (Germany).  (DOI 10.1007/s12274-015-0798-7)

2.YEO, L H, S AMAR, M A MAJIDI, R.  Sutarto, F.  He,  S  M  POH,  C  DIAO,  X  Yu,  R  M MALLIKARJUNA,  S  SURAJIT,  S.  Ojha, D.  Kanjilal,  E  T  PAOLO,  M  B  H  BREESE,  T  V VENKATESAN  and  Andrivo  RUSYDI, “Anomalous  spectral-weight  transfers  unraveling oxygen  screening  and  electronic  correlations  in  the  insulator-metal  transition  of  VO2".  Physical Review B,  91, no. 8  (2015)

3.WANG, Y, L Cao, J ZHONG, YY Han, WH Zhang, X Yu, FQ Xu, D QI and A T S Wee,"Molecular Orientation and Site Dependent Charge Transfer Dynamics at PTCDA/TiO2(110) Interface Revealed by Resonant Photoemission Spectroscopy". The Journal of Physical Chemistry C: Nanomaterials and Interfaces, 118(8) (2014): 4160-4166.

4.Wang, Baoming, Lu You, Peng Ren, X YIN, Yuan Peng, Bin Xia, Lan Wang, X Yu, S M POH, P YANG, Guoliang Yuan, Lanh Chen, Andrivo RUSYDI and Wang Junling, "Oxygen-driven anisotropic transport in ultra-thin manganite films". Nature Communications,4 (2013): 2778.

5.Rouhani, Mehdi, Foo Yong L., Jonathan Hobley, Jisheng Pan, Gomathy Sandhya Subramanian, X Yu, Andrivo RUSYDI and Sergey Gorelik, "Photochromism of amorphous molybdenum oxide films with different initial Mo5+ relative concentrations". Applied Surface Science, 273 (2013).

6.Li, Z, M Bosman, Z Yang, P Ren, L Wang, L CAO, X Yu, C Ke, M B H BREESE, Andrivo RUSYDI, W Zhu, Z Dong and Y Foo, "Interface and Surface Cation Stoichiometry Modified by Oxygen Vacancies in Epitaxial Manganite Films". Advanced Functional Materials, (2012).

7.MATHEW, S, G KALON, T K CHAN, X Yu, D Zhan, L Cal, Andrivo RUSYDI, M B H BREESE, S DHAR, T V VENKATESAN, ZX Shen and JTL Thong, "Magnetism in MoS2 induced by proton irradiation". Applied Physics Letters, 101 (2012): 120103.

8.CAO, L, Y WANG, J Q ZHONG, Y Wang, W Zhang, X Yu, F Xu, D QI and A T S Wee, "Electronic Structure, Chemical Interactions and Molecular Orientations of 3,4,9,10-Perylene-tetracarboxylic-dianhydride on TiO2(110)". The Journal of Physical Chemistry C: Nanomaterials and Interfaces, 115, no. 50 (2011).

9.CAO, L, Y WANG, T Chen, W Zhang, X Yu, K Ibrahim, J Wang, H Qian, F Xu, D QI and A T S Wee, "Charge transfer dynamics of 3,4,9,10-perylene-tetracarboxylic-dianhydride molecules on Au(111) probed by resonant photoemission spectroscopy". Journal of Chemical Physics, 135, no. 17 (2011).

10.Chua, D H C, J HSIEH, X Y Gao, D QI, S CHEN, V BINNI, C H Sow, A T S Wee, J LU, K P Loh, X Yu and H O Moser, "Effects and thernal stability of hydrogen microwave plasma treatment on tetrahedral amorphous carbon films by in-situ ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy". Journal of Applied Physics, 106 (2009): 024901.

11.Yu, X, H O Moser, X Y Gao and A T S Wee, "Characterisation of materials for molecular electronics and data storage by soft X-ray spectroscopy". Advances in Synchrotron Radiation, 1, no. 1 (2008): 127-133.

12.Qi, D C, X Y Gao, S C TAN, A T S Wee, X Yu and H O Moser, "Thickness dependence of X-ray absorption and photoemission in Fe thin films on Si(001)". Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 151, no. 3 (2006): 199-203.

13.Xiao Jiang Yu, Oliver Wilhelmi, Herbert O Moser, Singanallur V. Vidyaraj, Xing Yu Gao, Andrew T.S. Wee,  Tun Nyunt, Haijie Qian, Hongwei Zheng, New soft X-ray facility SINS for surface and nanoscale science at SSLS, J. Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 144-147(2005)1031

14.X.J. Yu, H.O. Moser, X.Y. Gao, A.T.S. Wee, Characterisation of materials for molecular electronics and data storage by soft X-ray spectroscopy, Adv. Syn. Rad., 2008,

15.Gao XY, Liu L (Liu, Lei), Qi DC, Chen S, Wee ATS, Ti OY, Loh KP, Yu XJ, Moser HO, Water-induced negative electron affinity on diamond (100), Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 2487-2491 (2008)

A. Rusydi, R. Rauer, G. Neuber, M. Bastjan, I. Mahns, S. Müller, P. Saichu, B. Schulz, S. G. Singer, A. I. Lichtenstein, D. Qi, X. Gao, X. Yu, A. T. S. Wee, G. Stryganyuk, K. Dörr, G. A. Sawatzky, S. L. Cooper, and M. Rübhausen, Metal-insulator transition in manganites: Changes in optical conductivity up to 22 eV, Phys. Rev. B 78, 125110 (2008)