Associate Professor

Phone: 15527858051


Academic Areas: The first-principles calculations and theory on the electronic structure, spin, electron, phonon etc. transport in magnetic nanostructures.

Research Interests:

Jia Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2012. Currently, he is an associate professor in the School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. My current research interest is focusing on the electronic structures, transport phenomenon (electron, phonon, spin etc.) in novel magnetic nanostructures for low power consumption spintronic applications.

Academic Degrees

Dec. 2016. -Present:  Associate Professor, School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Apr. 2015-Dec. 2016: Postdoc Research Associate at University of Nebraska Lincoln

Aug. 2012-Mar. 2015: Postdoc Research Associate at University of Giessen

Selected Publications

【1】Elucidating the Voltage Controlled Magnetic Anisotropy, Jia Zhang, P.V.Lukashev, S.S.Jaswal, and Evgeny Y. Tsymbal arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.02724 (2016)
【2】Band structure and spin texture of Bi2Se3 3d ferromagnetic metal interface, Jia Zhang, Julian P. Velev, Xiaoqian Dang, and Evgeny Y. Tsymbal,Phys. Rev. B. 94, 014435 (2016)
【3】Thermal transport and non-equilibrium temperature drop across a magnetic tunnel junction, Jia Zhang, Michael Bachman, Michael Czerner, Christian Heiliger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 037203 (2015)
【4】Perp¬endicular magnetic anisotropy in CoFe/MgO/CoFe MTJs by first-principles calculations, Jia Zhang, Christian Franz, Michael Czerner, and Christian Heiliger,Phys. Rev. B. 90, 184409 (2014)
【5】Spinel oxides: Δ1 spin-filter barrier for a class of magnetic tunnel junctions,Jia Zhang, X.-G. Zhang and X. F. Han Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 222401 (2012)

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