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    Title: Distinguished Professor Member: Full Time Faculty
    Name: Minn-Tsong Lin Eduction: Ph.D., University of Halle (1996)
    NTU AH: http://web.phys.ntu.edu.tw/nanomagnetism/
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    Professor at National Taiwan University

    Associate Research Fellow (Joint Appointment) at Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences Academia Sinica

    Associate Professor at National Taiwan University

    Assistant Professor at National Taiwan University

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Max-Planck- Institut fuer Mikrostrukturphysik, Germany
    2014: Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2014) (台灣科技部傑出研究獎)
    We investigate the various unique physical properties and their interaction in low-dimensional or nano-scaled magnetic systems in application of "multi-technique approach" (MBE, sputtering, AES、LEED、 MEED、STM、AFM、MOKE) in aspect of different related research fields:
    1.Surface magnetism:
    Magnetic and structural as well as properties of magnetic ultrathin films and multilayers (Fe, Co, Ni, Mn and their alloy), and their interaction.
    2.Spintronics:
    Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR), exchange bias and the quantum interference effect. 3.Nanomaterials: Nanoparticles, Nanodots, and application.
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    1.Self-Limiting Size Distribution of Supported Cobalt Nanoclusters at Room Temperature
    S. Gwo*, C.-P. Chou, C.-L. Wu, Y.J Ye, W. C. Lin, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 185506 (2003)

    2.Stress and structure in c(2×2) and p2gg(4×2) Mn/Cu(001) surface alloys
    W. Pan, R. Popescu, H. L. Meyerheim, D. Sander, O. Robach, S. Ferrer, Minn-Tsong Lin*, and J. Kirschner
    Phys. Rev. B 71, 174439 (2005)

    3.Alloying and strain relaxation effects on spin-reorientation transitions of CoxNi1-x/Cu3Au(100) ultrathin films W. C. Lin, B. Y. Wang, Y. W. Liao, K.-J. Song, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Phys. Rev. B 71, 184413 (2005)

    4.Enhanced Curie temperature in Fe and Co magnetic nanoparticle assembly on ingle-crystalline Al2O3/NiAl(100) with normal metal capping layer
    W. C. Lin, P. C. Huang, K. J. Song, and Minn-Tsong Lin*Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 153117 (2006)

    5.Controlled Growth of Co nanoparticle assembly on nano-structured template Al2O3/NiAl(100)
    W. C. Lin, S. S. Wong, P. C. Huang, C. B. Wu, B. R. Xu, C. T. Chiang, H. Y. Yen, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 153111 (2006)

    6.Structural phase diagram, magnetism, and exchange biased behavior of Fe films on FexMn1-x/Cu(001)
    W. Pan, W. C. Lin, N.Y. Jih, C.-H. Chuang, Y.-C. Chen, C. C. Kuo, P. C. Huang, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. B 74, 224430 (2006)

    7.Enhanced exchange bias coupling in Fe/FexMn1-x bilayer by reducing vertical lattice constants
    W. C. Lin, B.Y. Wang, T.Y. Chen, L.C. Lin, Y.W. Liao, W. Pan, N.Y. Jih, and K. J. Song, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 052502 (2007)

    8.Comparison of the crystalline structure, morphology, and magnetic properties of gamma-phase Mn/Cu3Au(100) ultrathin films by varying the growth temperature W. C. Lin, T. Y. Chen, L. C. Lin, B. Y. Wang, Y. W. Liao, K. J. Song, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. B 75, 054419 (2007)

    9.Enhanced chemical shift of carbon nanotube from laser assisted gas incorporation
    C. H. Chuang, C. H. Chen, Y. M. Chang, C. W. Peng, S. S. Wong, S. D. Tseng, S. Gwo, Y. Zhu, C. H. Sow, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 183101 (2007)
    (Selected for the November 12, 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society.)

    10.Using Ring-Shaped and Magnetically-Coated Tungsten Wire as the Probe of Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy C. B. Wu, P. J. Hsu, H. Y. Yan, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 202507(2007)

    11.Electronically Patterning through one-Dimensional Nanostripes with High Density of States on Single-crystalline Al2O3 Domain P. J. Hsu, C. B. Wu, H. Y. Yen, S. S. Wong, W. C.Lin, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 143104 (2008)
    (Also selected for the October 20, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)

    12.Superconductivity-Induced Magnetoresistance Suppression in Hybrid Superconductor/ Magnetic Ttunnel Junctions Y. M. Chang, K. S. Li, W. C. Chiang, J. Y. Lin and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. B 79, 012401 (2009)

    13.X-ray Photoemission Study in Re0.7Ca0.3MnO3 Epitaxial Films Daniel Hsu, Awadhesh Mani, C. H. Chuang, C. H. Chen, Minn-Tsong Lin and J. G. Lin
    J. Appl. Phys. 105, 07D505 (2009)

    14.Nanoscale Magnetic Configurations of Supported Fe Nanoparticle Assemblies Studied by Scanning Electron Microscopy with Spin Analysis W. C. Lin*, Z. Gai, L. Gao, J. Shen, P. J. Hsu, H. Y. Yen and Minn-Tsong Lin* Phys. Rev. B 80, 024407 (2009)

    15.Investigation Of Jahn–Teller Splitting with O 1s X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy in Strained Nd1?XCaxMnO3 Thin Films Daniel Hsu, Y. S. Chen, M. Y. Song, C. H. Chuang, Minn-Tsong Lin, W. F. Wu,and J. G. Lin
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 041914 (2010)

    16.In situ magnetization switching of magnetic probes applied to spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy P. J. Hsu, C. I. Lu, S. W. Chen, W. J. Hsueh, Y. H. Chu, C. H. Hsu, Christopher John Butler and Minn-Tsong Lin* Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 142515 (2010)

    17.Extraction of the Tunnel Magnetocapacitance with Two-Terminal Measurements Y. M. Chang, K. S. Li, H. B. Huang, M. J. Tung, S. Y. Tong and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    J. Appl. Phys. 107, 093904 (2010)

    18.Tuning of Magnetism in Ferromagnetic Thin Films by Reversing The Functional Groups of Molecular Underlayer J. C. Tai, J. C. Huang, Y. M. Chang, K. S. Li, J. Y. Hong, S. S. Wong, W. C. Chiang and Minn-Tsong Lin* Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 262502 (2010)

    19.Coverage Dependence of Magnetic Domain Structure and Magnetic Anisotropy in Supported Fe Nanoparticles on Al2O3 /NiAl(100)W. C. Lin*, C. B. Wu, P. J. Hsu, H. Y. Yen, Z. Gai, L. Gao, J. Shen, and Minn-Tsong Lin J. Appl. Phys. 108, 034312 (2010)

    20.Coverage-Dependent Adsorption Superstructure Transition of C60/Cu(001)S. S. Wong, W. W. Pai*, C. H. Chen, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Phys. Rev. B 82, 125442 (2010) (Also selected for the October 4, 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.)

    21.Driving Magnetization Perpendicular by Antiferromagnetic-Ferromagnetic Exchange Coupling
    B. Y. Wang, N. Y. Jih, W. C. Lin, C. H. Chuang, P. J. Hsu, C. W. Peng, Y. C. Yeh, Y. L. Chan, D. H. Wei, W. C. Chiang, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Phys. Rev. B 83, 104417 (2011)

    22.Nano Approach Investigation of the Conduction Mechanism in Polyaniline Nanofibers
    Y. F. Lin, C. H. Chen, W. J. Xie, S. H. Yang, C. S. Hsu, Minn-Tsong Lin, and W. B. Jian* ACS Nano 5, 1541 (2011)

    23.Organic Spin Valves with Inelastic Tunneling Characteristics K. S. Li, Y. M. Chang, S. Agilan, J. Y. Hong, J. C. Tai, W. C. Chiang, K. Fukutani, P. A. Dowben, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Phys. Rev. B 83, 172404 (2011)

    24.Flipping Magnetization Induced by Noncollinear Ferromagnetic-Antiferromagnetic Exchange Coupling
    B. Y. Wang, C. H. Chuang, S. S. Wong, J. J. Chiou, W. C. Lin, Y. L. Chan, D. H. Wei, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 094412 (2012)

    25.Applying Large-Area Molecular Technology to Improve Magnetoresistive Performance of Hybrid Molecular Spin Valves J. C. Tai, J. C. Huang, Y. M. Chang, K. S. Li, W. C. Chiang, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Applied Physics Express 5, 063006 (2012)

    26.Extending the Control of Antiferromagnetic-Ferromagnetic Exchange Coupling on Perpendicular Magnetization into the Soft Magnetic Regime
    N. Y. Jih, B. Y. Wang, Y. L. Chan, D. H. Wei, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Applied Physics Express 5, 063008 (2012)

    27.Layered Antiferromagnetic Spin Structures of Expanded Face-Centered-Tetragonal Mn(001) as an Origin of Exchange Bias Coupling to rhe Magnetic Co Layer P. J. Hsu, C.I. Lu, Y. H. Chu, B. Y. Wang, C. B. Wu, L. J. Chen, S. S. Wong, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. B 85, 174434 (2012)

    28.Depth Profiling Photoelectron-Spectroscopic Study of an Organic Spin Valve with a Plasma-Modified Pentacene Spacer J. Y. Hong, Y. M. Chang, C. H. Chuang, K. S. Li, Y. C. Jhang, H. W. Shiu, C. H. Chen, W. C. Chiang, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 21157 (2012)

    29.Direct Probing of Density of States of Reduced Graphene Oxides in a Wide Voltage Range by Tunneling Junction S. T. Wang, Y. F. Lin, Y. C. Li, P. C. Yeh, S. J. Tang, B. Rosenstein, T. H. Hsu, X. f. Zhou, Z. P. Liu, Minn-Tsong Lin, and W. B. Jian
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 183110 (2012)

    30.How Antiferromagnetism Drives the Magnetization of a Ferromagnetic Thin Film to Align out-of-Plane
    B. Y. Wang, J. Y. Hong, K. H. Ou Yang, Y. L. Chan, D. H. Wei, H. J. Lin, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 117203 (2013)

    31.Digitized Charge Transfer Magnitude Determined by Metal-Organic Coordination Number
    H. H. Yang, Y. H. Chu, C. I. Lu, T. H. Yang, K. J. Yang, C. C. Kaun, Germar Hoffmann, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    ACS Nano 7, 2814-2819 (2013)

    32.Enhanced Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy in FeMn Bilayers by Incorporating Ultrathin Ferromagnetic Underlayer through Magnetic Proximity Effect
    B. Y. Wang, C. C. Chiu, W. C. Lin*, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 042407 (2013)

    33.Optically Tunable and Detectable Magnetoelectric Effects in the Composite Consisting of Magnetic Thin Films and InGaN/GaN Multiple Quantum Wells
    J. Y. Chen, Y. T. Liou, C. M. Wei, S. H. Chen, Minn-Tsong Lin, and Y. F. Chen*
    Optics Express 21, 19934 (2013)

    34.High Performance Phototransistors Based on Single Crystalline Erylene-Tetracarboxylic- Dianhydride Nanoparticle
    L. N. Nguyen, S. K. Pradhan, C. N. Yen, M. C. Lin, C. H. Chen, C. S. Wu, K. S. Chang-Liao, Minn-Tsong Lin*, and C. D. Chen*
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 183301 (2013)

    35.Soft Perpendicular Magnetization and Spin Reorientation Transition of Fe Films on Nial(001)
    Y. C. Lin, C. B. Wu, W. S. Li, Y. C. Chen, Z. Y. Huang, W. C. Lin*, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Applied Physics Express 7, 023005 (2014)

    36.Controllable Sealing of Leaky Alumina Films on Nial(100) Surface by Catalytic Oxidation
    K. T. Liu, J. W. Chen, Y. W. Liao, W. C. Lin, C. B. Wu, C. C. Kuo, Minn-Tsong Lin, and Ker-Jar Song*
    J. Appl. Phys. 115, 044310 (2014)

    37.Interfacial Spectroscopic Characterization of Organic/Ferromagnet Hetero-Junction of 3,4,9,10-Perylene-Teracarboxylic Dianhydride-Based Organic Spin Valves
    J. Y. Hong, K. H. Ou Yang, B. Y. Wang, K. S. Li, H. W. Shiu, C. H. Chen, Y. L. Chan, D. H. Wei, F. H. Chang, H. J. Lin, W. C. Chiang* and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 083301 (2014)

    38.Mapping polarization induced surface band bending on the Rashba semiconductor BiTeI
    Christopher John Butler, H. H. Yang, J. Y. Hong, S. H. Hsu, Raman Sankar, C. I. Lu, H. Y. Lu, K. H. Ou Yang, H. W. Shiu, C. H. Chen, C. C. Kaun, G. J. Shu, F. C. Chou and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Nat. Commun. 5:4066 doi: 10.1038/ncomms5066 (2014).

    39.Room Temperature Agglomeration for the Growth of Bitei Single Crystals with A Giant Rashba Effect
    R. Sankar, I. P. Muthuselvam, Christopher John Butler, S. C. Liou, B. H. Chen, M. W. Chu, W. L. Lee, Minn-Tsong Lin, R. Jayavele and F. C. Chou*
    CrystEngComm 16, 8678-8683 (2014)

    40.High-Frequency Magnetocapacitance Effect in Organic Spin Valve with A 3,4,9,10-Perylene-Teracarboxylic-Dianhydride Spacer
    J. Y. Hong, S. H. Chen, W. C. Chiang and Minn-Tsong Lin* Spin 4, 1440015 (2014)

    41.Spin-Polarized Negative Differential Resistance in a Self-Assembled Molecular Chain
    Y. C. Chen, S. H. Hsu, C. C. Kaun* and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 21199-21203 (2014)

    42.Scanning Tunneling Microscopy/Spectroscopy of Picene Thin Films formed on Ag(111)
    Y. Yoshida*, H. H. Yang, H. S. Huang, S. Y. Guan, S. Yanagisawa, T. Yokosuka, Minn-Tsong Lin, W. B. Su, C. S. Chang, G. Hoffmann, and Y. Hasegawa*
    J. Chem. Phys. 141, 114701 (2014)

    43.Probing Magnetoelastic Effects of Ultrathin Antiferromagnets via Magnetic Domain Imaging in Ferromagnetic-Antiferromagnetic Bilayers
    B. Y. Wang*, J. Y. Hong, N. Y. Jih, K. H. Ou Yang, L. R. Chen, H. J. Lin, Y. L. Chan, D. H. Wei and Minn-Tsong Lin*Phys. Rev. B 90, 224424 (2014)

    44.Superpoissonian shot noise in organic magnetic tunnel junctions
    J. P. Cascales, J. Y. Hong, I. Martinez, Minn-Tsong Lin*, T. Szczepanski, V. K. Dugaev, J. Barnas, and Farkhad G. Aliev*
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 233302 (2014)

    45.X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic investigation on Fe geometrical sites of iron nitride thin films
    Y. C. Lin, J. Y. Hong, C. N. Yen, S. Y. Tong, M. J. Tung, H. W. Shiu, C. H. Chen, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 54, 033002 (2015)

    46.Large single crystal growth, transport property, and spectroscopic characterizations of three-dimensional Dirac semimetal Cd3As2
    R. Sankar*, M. Neupane, S-Y. Xu, C. J. Butler, I. Zeljkovic, I. Panneer Muthuselvam, F.-T. Huang, S.-T. Guo, Sunil K. Karna, M.-W. Chu, W. L. Lee, M.-T. Lin, R. Jayavel, V. Madhavan, M. Z. Hasan, and F. C. Chou*
    Scientific Reports 5:12966 DOI: 10.1038/srep12966 (2015)

    47.Nanopatterning of magnetic domains: Fe coverage of self-assembled alumina nanostructure
    C. B. Wu*, B. Y. Wang, W. C. Lin, Zheng Gai, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Applied Physics Express 8, 093002 (2015)

    48.Organic Monolayer Protected Topological Surface State H. H. Yang, Y. H. Chu, C. I. Lu, Christopher John Butler, Raman Sankar, F. C. Chou, and Minn-Tsong Lin* Nano Letters 15, 6896-6900 (2015)

    49.Tuning Molecule-Substrate Coupling via Deposition of Metal Adatoms H. H. Yang, H. H. Tsai, C. F. Ying, T. H. Yang, C. C. Kaun*, C. H. Chen*, and Minn-Tsong Lin* J. Chem. Phys. 143, 184704 (2015)

    50.Quasiparticle Scattering in the Rashba Semiconductor BiTeBr: The Roles of Spin and Defect Lattice Site Christopher John Butler, P. Y. Yang, Raman Sankar, Y. N. Lien, C. I. Lu, L.Y. Chang, C. H. Chen, C. M. Wei, F. C. Chou, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b04109 (2016)

    51.Electron Transport and Noise Spectroscopy in Organic Magnetic Tunnel Junctions with PTCDA and Alq3 Barriers Isidoro Martineza, Juan Pedro Cascalesa, J. Y. Hong, Minn-Tsong Lin, Mirko, Preziosoe, Alberto Riminuccie, Valentin A. Dediue, and Farkhad G. Alieva* Proceedings of SPIE 9931, 99313P /DOI doi: 10.1117/12.2237721 (2016)

    52.Shot Noise in Magnetic Tunneling Structures with Two-Level Quantum Dots T. Szczepa’nski, V. K. Dugaev, J. Barna’s, I. Martinez, J. P. Cascales, J. Y. Hong, Minn-Tsong Lin, and F. G. Aliev hys. Rev. B 94, 235429 (2016)

    53.Polymorphic Layered MoTe2 from Semiconductor, Topological Insulator, to Weyl Semimetal
    Raman Sankar,* G. Narsinga Rao, I. Panneer Muthuselvam,Christopher Butler, Nitesh Kumar, G. Senthil Murugan, Chandra Shekhar, T. R.Chang, C. Y. Wen, C. W. Chen, W. L. Lee, Minn Tsong Lin, H. T. Jeng, Claudia Felser, and F. C. Chou*
    Chem. Mater. 29, 699 (2016)

    54.Crystal Growth of Dirac Semimetal ZrSiS with High Magnetoresistance and Mobility
    Raman Sankar*, G. Peramaiyan1, I. Panneer Muthuselvam, Christopher J. Butler, Klauss Dimitri, Madhab Neupane, G. Narsinga Rao, Minn-Tsong Lin, and F. C. Chou* Scientific Reports 7:40603 DOI: 10.1038/srep40603 (2017)

    55.Observation of Surface Superstructure Induced by Systematic Vacancies in the Topological Dirac Semimetal Cd3As2
    Christopher J. Butler*, Y. Tseng, C. R. Hsing, Y. M. Wu, Raman Sankar, M. F. Wang, C. M. Wei*, F. C. Chou, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    Phys. Rev. B 95, 081410 (2017)

    56.Moire-Related In-Gap States in a Twisted MoS2/Graphite Heterojunction
    Chun-I Lu, C. J. Butler, Y.-H. Chu, H.-H. Yang, L.-J. Li, and Minn-Tsong Lin*
    npj 2D Materials and Applications (2017), DOI:10.1038/s41699-017-0030-6