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Yu Hongyu


Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering


PhD, National Univ of Singapore



Research Interests

Emerging Si-based Nano Electronic Device in the areas of both “More Moore” and “More than Moore”

1) Novel Non-Volatile Memory Research

2) Sub-22nm CMOS devices

3) Advanced Photovoltaic devices and CMOS photonics

4) Bio-sensor devices



◆ PhD, National University of Singapore, 2004

◆ M.ASc., University of Toronto, 2001

◆ B.Eng., Tsinghua University, 1999

Honors & Awards

◆ The Recruitment Program of Global Experts (Young Scholar Program), Organization Department of the CCCPC, 2011

◆ Kongque-plan Award, ShenZhen (2011)

◆ Nanyang Assistant Professorship, NTU, 2008

◆ Highlight paper in Symposium on VLSI Technology, 2007 (Kyoto, Japan)

◆ IEEE Electron Device Society (EDS) Graduate Fellowship 2004, USA

◆ Special allowance by the ShenZhen Municipal Government

Selected Publications

Solar Cell

◆ L. Y. Li, H.Y. Yu, et al, “Novel low aspect-ratio Si nano-hemisphere array surface texturing for solar cell applications”, Small, Vol. 7, pp. 3138-3143, January 2011

◆ S. M. Wong, H. Y. Yu, et al, “Boosting Short Circuit Current with Rationally Designed Periodic Si Nanopillar Surface Texturing for Solar Cells,” IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, vol.58, no.9, pp.3224-3229, 2011

◆ S. M. Wong, H. Y. Yu, et al, “Design High Efficiency Si Nanopillar Array Textured Thin Film Solar Cell”, IEEE Electron Device Letter, Volume 31, pp.335-337, 2010

◆ J.S. Li, H.Y. Yu, et al, “Si nanopillar array optimization on Si thin films for solar energy harvesting,” Applied Physics Letter, Volume: 95 Issue: 3 Article Number: 033102 Published: JUL 20 2009, also selected Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, August 3, 2009


◆ Y. Sun, H.Y. Yu, N. Singh, E. Gnani, G. Baccarani, K. C. Leong, G.Q. Lo, D. L. Kwong, “Vertical Si-nanowire based Non-Volatile Memory with High Performance and Reduced Process Complexity,” IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, vol. 58, pp.1329-1335, May 2011

◆ X.A. Tran, H.Y. Yu, et al, “Ni Electrode Unipolar Resistive RAM Performance Enhancement by AlOy Incorporation into HfOx Switching Dielectrics,” IEEE Electron Device Letter, vol 32 no. 9 pp. 1290-1292, spt. 2011

◆ Z. Fang, H. Y. Yu, et al, “HfOx/TiOx/HfOx/TiOx Multilayer Based Forming Free RRAM Devices with Excellent Uniformity,” IEEE Electron Device Letter, vol.32, pp.566-568, Apr. 2011

CMOS Devices and Graphene

◆ L. Wu, and H.Y. Yu, et al, “Device Performance and Reliability Improvement for MOSFETs with HfO2 Gate Dielectrics Fabricated using Multi Deposition Multi Room-Temperature Annealing,” IEEE Electron Device Letter, vol. 32, no.9, pp1173-1175, 2011

◆ W. J. Liu, H. Y. Yu, et al, “Understanding Asymmetric Transportation Behavior in Graphene Field Effect Transistors Using Scanning Kelvin Probe Microscopy,” IEEE Electron Device Letter, vol.32, pp.128-130, Feb. 2011

◆ Z. X. Chen, H. Y. Yu, et al, “Demonstration of tunneling FETs based on highly-scalable vertical silicon nanowires,” IEEE Electron Device Letter, Volume: 30 Issue: 7 Pages: 754-756 Published: JUL 2009

Research Fields

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