Department of Physics & Astronomy

Jing Shi

Jing Shi

Jing Shi


MSE 218
Telephone: 951-827-1059
Email: jing.shi@ucr.edu
Fax: 951-827-4529

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Research Interests:

  • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics


  • Ph.D. 1994, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Awards and Fellowships:

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (2012)

Current Research:

Professor Shi's research group studies the physics of nanostructures and nanodevices. Specifically Professor Shi's group focuses on the synthesis, magnetism, charge and spin transport in magnetic oxide thin films, graphene, 2D materials, heterostructures, and nanodevices.

Selected Publications:

  1. C. Tang, C.-Z. Chang, G.J. Zhao, Y.W. Liu, Z.L. Jiang, C.-X. Liu, M. R. McCartney, D. J. Smith, T.Y. Chen, J. S. Moodera, and Jing Shi, Above 400 K Robust Perpendicular Ferromagnetic Phase in a Topological Insulator, Science Advances 3, e1700307 (2017);  DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700307.
  2. B.W. Yang, M. Lohmann, D. Barroso, I. Liao, Z.S. Lin, Y.W. Liu, L. Bartels, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, and Jing Shi, Strong electron-hole symmetric Rashba spin-orbit coupling in graphene/monolayer transition metal dichalcogenide heterostructures, Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm) 96, 041409 (R) (2017); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.041409.

  3. J.X. Li, G.Q. Yu, C. Tang, Y.Z. Liu, Z. Shi, Y.W. Liu,  A. Navabi, M. Aldosary, Q.M. Shao, K. L. Wang,  R. Lake,  and Jing Shi, Deficiency of the bulk spin Hall effect model for spin-orbit torques in magnetic-insulator/heavy-metal heterostructures, Phys.  Rev.  B (Rapid Comm) 95, 241305(R) (2017); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.241305.
  4. C. Tang, P. Sellappan, Y.W. Liu, Y.D. Xu, J. E. Garay, and Jing Shi, Anomalous Hall hysteresis in Tm3Fe5O12/Pt with strain-induced perpendicular magnetic anisotropy, Phys. Rev. B 94, 140403 (R) (2016); DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.94.140403.
  5. B.W. Yang, M.-F. Tu, J.W. Kim, Y. Wu, H. Wang, J. Alicea, R.Q. Wu, M. Bockrath and Jing Shi, Tunable spin–orbit coupling and symmetry-protected edge states in graphene/WS­2, 2D Materials 3, 031012 (2016); DOI:10.1088/2053-1583/3/3/031012
  6. M. Aldosary, J.X. Li, C. Tang, Y.D. Xu, J.-G. Zheng, K. N. Bozhilov, and J. Shi, Platinum/yttrium iron garnet inverted structures for spin current transport, Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 242401 (2016); DOI: 10.1063/1.4953454.
  7. C. Tang, M. Aldosary, Z.L. Jiang, H.C. Chang, B. Madon, K. Chan, M.Z. Wu, J. E. Garay, and Jing Shi, Exquisite growth control and magnetic properties of yttrium iron garnet thin films, APL 108, 102403 (2016); DOI: 10.1063/1.4943210.
  8. J.X. Li, Y.D. Xu, M. Aldosary, C. Tang, Z.S. Lin, S.F. Zhang, R. Lake, and Jing Shi, Observation of magnon-mediated current drag in Pt/yttrium iron garnet/Pt(Ta) trilayer,  Nature Communications 7, 10858 (2016); DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10858.

  9. Z.L. Jiang, C.-Z. Chang, M. R. Massir, C. Tang, Y.D. Xu, J. S. Moodera, A. H. MacDonald, and Jing Shi, Enhanced spin Seebeck effect signal due to spin-momentum locked surface states,  Nature Communications 7, 11458  (2016); DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11458.
  10. Z.L. Jiang, C.-Z. Chang, C. Tang, P. Wei, J. S. Moodera, and Jing Shi, Independent Tuning of Electronic Properties and Induced Ferromagnetism in Topological Insulators with Heterostructure Approach, Nano Letters 15, 5835 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01905.

  11. Z.Y. Wang, C. Tang, R. Sachs, Y. Balars, and Jing Shi, Proximity-Induced Ferromagnetism in Graphene Revealed by the Anomalous Hall Effect, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 016603 (2015); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.016603.

  12. Y.D. Xu, B.W. Yang, C. Tang, Z.L. Jiang, M. Schneider, R. Whig, and Jing Shi, Heat-Driven Spin Transport in a Ferromagnetic Metal, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 242404 (2014).Z.L. Jiang, F. Katmis, C. Tang, P. Wei, J.S. Moodera, and Jing Shi, A Comparative Transport Study of Bi2Se3 and Bi2Se3/Yttrium Iron Garnet, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 222409 (2014). DOI: 10.1063/1.4881975.

  13. T. Lin, C. Tang, H.M. Alyahayaei, and Jing Shi, Experimental Investigation of the Nature of  the  Magnetoresistance in Pd/YIG Hybrid Structures, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 037203 (2014); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.037203.
  14. R. Sachs, Z.S. Lin, and Jing Shi, "Ferroelectric-Like SrTiO3 Surface Dipoles Probed by Graphene", Scientific Reports 4, 3657 (2014).
  15. T. Lin, C. Tang, and Jing Shi, "Induced Magneto-Transport Properties at Pd/YIG Interfaces", Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 132407 (2013).

  16. X.F. Liu, D.Q. Wang, P. Wei, L.J. Zhu, and Jing Shi, "Effect of Graphene Mobility on Magneto-Thermoelectric Transport Properties", Phys. Rev. B 86, 155414 (2012).
  17. P. Wei, Z.Y. Wang, X.F. Liu, V. Aji, and Jing Shi, "Field-Effect Mobility Enhanced by Tuning the Fermi Level into the Band Gap of Bi2Se3", Phys. Rev. B Rapid Communications 85, 201402 (2012).
  18. D.Q. Wang, X.F. Liu, L. He, Y.D. Yin, D. Wu and Jing Shi, "Manipulating Graphene Mobility and Charge Neutral Point with Ligand-Bound Nanoparticles as Charge Reservoir", Nano Letters 10, 4989 (2010).
  19. P. Wei, W.Z. Bao, Y. Pu, C.N. Lau, and Jing Shi, "Anomalous Thermoelectric Transport of Dirac Particles in Graphene", Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 166808 (2009).
  20. Y. Pu, D. Chiba, F. Matsukura, H. Ohno, and Jing Shi, "Mott Relation for Anomalous Hall and Nernst Effects in Ga1-xMnxAs Ferromagnetic Semiconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 117208 (2008).
  21. D. Wu, P. Wei, E. Johnston-Halperin, D.D. Awaschalom, and Jing Shi, "High-field magnetocrystalline anisotropic resistance effect in (Ga,Mn)As," Phys. Rev. B 77, 125320 (2008).
  22. Y. Pu, E. Johnston-Halperin, D.D. Awschalom, and Jing Shi, "Anisotropic Thermopower and Planar Nernst Effect in Ga1-xMnxAs Ferromagnetic Semiconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 036601 (2006).
  23. D. Wu, Zuhong Xiong, F.J. Wang, Z.V. Vardeny, and Jing Shi, "Magnetic-Field-Dependent Carrier Injection at La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 and Organic Semiconductors Interfaces," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 016802 (2005).
  24. D. Wu, D. Keavney, R.Q. Wu, E. Johnston-Halperin, D.D. Awschalom, and Jing Shi, "Concentration Indepdendent Local Mn Configuration in Ga1-xMnxAs Ferromagnetic Semiconductors," Phys. Rev. B 71, 153310 (2005).
  25. Z.H. Xiong, D. Wu, Z.V. Vardeny and Jing Shi, "Giant Magnetoresistance in Organic Spin-Valves," Nature 427, 821 (2004).
  26. W.C. Uhlig and Jing Shi, "Systematic study of the magnetization reversal in patterned Co and NiFe Nanolines," Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 759 (2004).
  27. D. Keavney, Di Wu, J. W. Freeland, Z. Johnston-Halperin, D.D. Awschalom, and Jing Shi, "Element Resolved Spin Configuration in Ferromagnetic Manganese-Doped Gallium Arsenide," Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 187203 (2003).

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