Professor


 

Kookrin Char

e-mail: kchar@phya.snu.ac.kr or kchar@loki.stanford.edu
tel: 82-2-880-6263 (office 27-213), 82-2-886-0388 (lab 25-327A)
fax: 82-2-884-3002 (dept 27-116)

 Research Interests: Materials and Device Physics


  Scanning microwave microscope

                 - dielectric materials

                 - Si thin film (a-Si,poly-Si)

                 - biological samples

  Spin-polarized transport

                 - TMR(tunneling magnetoresistance) effect

                 - MRAM(magnetic random access memory) development

                 - magnetic nanoparticles

  Superconductivity

                 - scanning SQUID microscope

                 - Josephson junction and arrays

                 - tunneling spectroscopy


  Metal oxides

                - pulsed laser ablation

                - novel metal oxides

                - heterostructures and nanostructures

 

 Education:

  Ph. D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University (1984 ~ 1989).
  M. S. in Physics from University of California, Los Angeles (1982 ~   1984).
  B. S. in Physics from Seoul National University in Korea (1978 ~ 1982).

 

Experiences:

  Assistant Professor of Physics at Seoul National U (Sep. 1998 ~present).

  Consulting Associate Professor of Applied Physics at Stanford U.(Feb. 1998 ~present).
  Senior Member of Technical Staff at Conductus, Inc. (1997 ~ 1998).  
  Manager of Research Group at Conductus, Inc. (1995 ~ 1997).
  Manager of Device Technology Group at Conductus, Inc. (1993 ~ 1995).
  Member of Technical Staff at Conductus, Inc. (1989 ~ 1993).
  Research Assistant in the Dept. of Applied Physics at Stanford U. (1984  ~ 1989).
  Teaching Assistant in the Dept. of Physics at UCLA (1983 ~ 1984).