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SHIH, Chih-Kang

Chih-Kang Shih

Department of Physics

Dr. Arnold Romberg Endowed Chair in Physics (Holder)

Nanoscale electronic materials; quantum engineering of metallic nanostructures


Phone: 512-471-6603

Office Location
PMA 13.220

Postal Address
AUSTIN, TX 78712

Ph.D., Stanford University (1988)

Research Interests

Nanoscale electronic materials; quantum engineering of metallic nanostructures; fundamental electronic processes in semiconductor quantum dots; nanoscale mechanical properties of soft matters.

-Structural, electronic and optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures
-Quantum coherence/decoherence in semiconductor quantum dots
-Novel thin-film growth
-Novel quantum phenomena in thin metal films
-Nanoscale characterizations of semiconductor devices

Selected Publications

“Quality factors of qubit rotations in single semiconductor quantum dots,” Q. Q. Wang, A. Muller, P. Bianucci, C. K. Shih, and Q.K. Xue, Appl. Phys. Lett. (accepted for publications, 2005)

“Quantum Growth of Magnetic Nanoplatelets of Co on Si with High Blocking Temperature,” M-H Pan, H. Liu, J-Z Wang, J-F Jia, Q-K Xue, J-L Li,‡ S. Qin, U. M. Mirsaidov, X-R Wang, J. T. Markert, Z. Zhang, and C. K. Shih, Nanoletters Vol. 5, No. 1, 87-90 (2005)

“Spatial correlation-anticorrelation in strain-driven self-assembled InGaAs quantum dots,” X.-D. Wang, N. Liu, C. K. Shih, S. Govindaraju, and A. L. Holmes, Jr., Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 1356 (2004).

“Experimental realization of the one qubit Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm in a quantum dot,” P. Bianucci, A. Muller, Q. Q. Wang, Q.-K. Xue, C. Piermarocchi, and C. K. Shih, Phys. Rev. B 69,161303(R), 2004.

Wan Young Jang, N.N.Kulkarni, C.K. Shih and Zhen Yao, “Electrical characterization of individual carbon nanotubes grown in nanoporous anodic alumina templates”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 1177, (2004).

C.–S. Jiang, S.–C. Li, H.–B. Yu, D. Eom, X. –D. Wang, P. Ebert, J.–F. Jia, Q.–K. Xue, and C.K. Shih, “Building Pb nano-mesas with atomic layer precision,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 106104 (2004)

Ho-Ki Lyeo, A.A. Khajetoorians, Li Shi, Kevin Pipe, Rajeev J. Ram, Ali Shakouri, and C.K. Shih, “Mapping Thermoelectric Power of Semiconductor Junctions with Nanometer Resolution,” Science 303, 186 (2004).

R. E. Mahaffy, S. Park, E. Gerde, F. Mackintosh, J. Käs, and C. K. Shih “Quantitative analysis of the viscoelastic properties in thin regions of fibroblasts using AFM,” Biophysical Journal 86:1777-1793 (2004)

D. Kulik, H. Htoon, and C. K. Shih, Yadong Li “Photoluminescence properties of single CdS nanorods,” J. Appl. Phys. 95, 1056 (2004)

Muller, Q. Q. Wang, P. Bianucci, C. K. Shih, and Q. K. Xue, "Determination of Anisotropic Dipole Moments ..." Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 981 (2004).

H. Htoon and C. K. Shih, “Ultrafast Coherent Dynamics In Semiconductor Quantum Dots.” Chapter 3, “Ultrafast Dynamical Processes in Semiconductors” edited by K. T. Tsen. (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2004).