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Seunghoon Yang

Research Associate Materials Science, Electronic Materials, Center for Functional Nanomaterials

Seunghoon Yang

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Bldg. 735
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Research | Education | Appointments | Publications | Awards

Research Activities

Neuromorphic device and CMOS integration
  • Oxide-based memristors
  • Process development for ASIC integration


Korea University, Ph.D. 2022
  • Engineering: Nano Bio-Information Technology 
  • Dissertation: Interface band engineering of two-dimensional semiconductor optoelectronics based on van der Waals heterostructures, Advisor: Prof. Chul-Ho Lee
Korea University, B.S. 2016
  • Display and Semiconductor Physics (Sejong Campus)
Hongik University, B.S. 2013
  •  Biological and Chemical Engineering (Sejong Campus); Leave of Absence for Military Service in the Republic of Korea Army (2009 – 2011)

Professional Appointments

Brookhaven National Laboratory, Center for Functional Nanomaterials
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2023 – Present
  • Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2022 – 2023
University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Researcher,  2022 – 2023
Korea University, KU-KIST graduate school of converging science and technology
  • Postdoctoral Researcher,  2022

Selected Publications

  • Yang S, Cha J, Kim JC, et al (2020) Monolithic Interface Contact Engineering to Boost Optoelectronic Performances of 2D Semiconductor Photovoltaic Heterojunctions. Nano Letters 20:2443–2451.
  • Shin J, Yang S, Eo JS, et al (2022) Molecular Van Der Waals Heterojunction Photodiodes Enabling Dipole-Induced Polarity Switching. Small Methods 6:.
  • Shin J, Yang S, Jang Y, et al (2020) Tunable rectification in a molecular heterojunction with two-dimensional semiconductors. Nature Communications 11:.
  • Ryu H, Kwon J, Yang S, et al (2021) Electrical Modulation of Exciton Complexes in Light-Emitting Tunnel Transistors of a van der Waals Heterostructure. ACS Photonics 8:3455–3461.
  • Cha S, Noh M, Kim J, et al (2018) Generation, transport and detection of valley-locked spin photocurrent in WSe2–graphene–Bi2Se3 heterostructures. Nature Nanotechnology 13:910–914.

Awards & Recognition

2021    Best Poster Award, The 12th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Devices (ICAMD)

2020    KU graduate school achievement award, Korea University

2020    Best Poster Award, Korea Physical Society (KPS) Fall Meeting

2020    Best Poster Award (Silver), The 18th international nanotech Symposium & Exhibition (NANO KOREA)

2020    Best Poster Award, The 27th Korean Conference on Semiconductor (KCS)

2018    Best Poster Paper Award (Silver), The 5th International Conference on Advanced Electromaterials (2018)

Seunghoon Yang

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Bldg. 735
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

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