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Dr. LOKE Yee Chong

Scientist III /Assistant Manager, Nanoimprint Foundry


Nanofabrication (NFB) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634

Research Details

Mold Fabrication Technology
Finite Element Analysis
Roll-to-Roll Nanoimprinting
Nano Injection Molding

Micro/Nano fabrication processes (EBL,PECVD, ICP, RIE, Sputtering, Electrodeposition, Evaporation, Mask design)
Design and fabrication of specialised tips for AFM application
Superlubricity studies
Design and fabrication of AFM cantilever with intergrate ferromagnetic material.
Design and fabrication of conductive tip AFM cantilever
Mass production of polystyrene microcarrier for human embryonic stem cell growth
High resolution Nickel molds for polymer fabrication of 3D and nanometer scale devices
Industrial Consortium on Nanoimprinting: Roll-to-Roll Nanoimprinting
Astar Nanoimprint Foundry
Nano Injection Molding

2011 - To-date : Scientist III
2006 - 2011 :     Research Engineer, IMRE
2004 - 2006:      Process Engineer with Lam Research SIngapore
2001 - 2004:      PhD Scholar, National Cancer Centre SIngapore

PhD, NanyangTechnological University, Singapore, 2009
MEng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2001
BEng(Hons), University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK, 1998

IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2013 (Technology Innovation category: 3D Autostereoscopic display –Glassfree 3D film.)
ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Awards 2013 – (3D Autostereoscopic display –Glassfree 3D film).
Asia Pacific Information &Communication Technology Alliance (APICTA) Awards 2013. - 3D Autostereoscopic display –Glassfree 3D film.

1999 - 2004: NTU Research Scholarship

Since 2008 Member, MRS, Singapore

K. Shubhakar , M. Bosman, O.A. Neucheva, Y. C. Loke*, N. Raghavan , R. Thamankar , A. Ranjana S.J. O'Shea , K.L. Pey. An SEM/STM based nanoprobing and TEM study of breakdown locations. Microelectronics Reliability 55 (2015) 1450–1455.

H. K. Raut, S. S. Dinachali, Y. C. Loke*, R. Ganesan, K. K. Ansah-Antwi, A. Góra, E. H. Khoo, V. A. Ganesh, M. S. M. Saifullah, S. Ramakrishna. Multi-scale ommatidial arrays with broadband and omnidirectional anti-reflection and anti-fogging properties by sacrificial layer mediated nanoimprinting. ACS Nano, 9, 1305 (2015). Commented by Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) – “Bioinspired Antireflective Coating Could Help Devices Capture More Light”.

Y. S. Tang, Y. C. Loke*, P. Lu, S. K. Singha and S. J. O’shea. Friction measurement on free standing plates using atomic force microscopy. (2013) Review of Scientific instruments, 84(1), pp 013702

T. I. Wong, S. Han, Y. Wang, J. Deng, C. Y. L. Tan, L. Wu, P. Bai, Y.C. Loke, X. D. Yang, M. S. Tse, S. H. Ng, X. Zhou,.2013. High throughput and high yield nanofabrication of precisely designed gold nanohole array for fluorescence enhanced detection on biomarkers. Lap on a Chip, 13(12), 2405-13.

Raman Akkipeddi , Yee Chong Loke, Yu Du, Xiaosong TangFook Siong Chau, Jie Deng,Feng Tian, Guangya Zhou2012. Tuning of split-ladder cavity by its intrinsic nano-deformation. Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 25, pp. 27697-27707.

X.S. Tang, Y.C. Loke, P. Lu, S.K. Sinha, and S.J. O’Shea 2012. “Friction measurement on free standing plates using atomic force microscopy", Review of Scientific Instruments ,84(1), pp 013702.

Badarinath Karri, Silvestre Roberto Gonzalez Avila, Loke Yee Chong, Sean J. O’Shea, Evert Klaseboer, Khoo Boo Cheong, Claus-Dieter Ohl, 2012. High-speed jetting and spray formation from bubble collapse. Physical Review E, Vol. 85(1), pp 015303

Loke Y.C., Hofbauer W., Lu P., Ansari K., Tang X.S., and O’Shea S.J., 2011. Electroplated CoPt Magnets for actuation of stiff cantilevers. Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 82(11), pp 115002

Lu P., Loke Y.C., Tang X.S., Sunil S.K., Sean O’Shea, 2011. A note on the two-spring Tomlinson model. Tribology Letters. Vol. 43(1), pp73—76 .

Kushvaha S.S., Hofbauer W., Loke Y.C., Singh S.P., O’Shea S.J., 2011. Thermoelectric measurement using different tips in Atomic Force Microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics.Vol. 109(8), pp. 084341.

Chew X.Y., Zhou G.Y., Yu H.B., Chau F.S., Deng J., Loke Y.C. and Tang X.S., 2010. An in-plane nano-mechanics approach to achieve reversible resonance control of photonic crystal nanocavities. Optics Express 18(n 21): 22232-22244

Chew X.Y., Zhou G.Y., Chau F.S., Deng J., Tang X.S. and Loke Y.C., 2010. Dynamic tuning of optical resonator through MEMS-driven coupled photonic crystal nanocavities. Optics Letters 35(n. 15): 1 - 3

Loke Y.C., Tan S.B., Cai Y.Y., Machin D., 2006. A Bayesian dose finding design for dual endpoint Phase I trials. Statistics in Medicine .25: 3-22

Loke Y.C., Tan S.B., Cai Y.Y., Machin D., 2002. A Bayesian decision theoretic approach to finding the optimal dose in a Phase I clinical trial. Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, Tenerife Spain.

Loke Y.C., Liew K.M., 2002. VHF enhancement of Micromechanical Resonator via Structural Modification. Sensors and Actuators,A:Physical 96: 67-77

Loke Y.C., Liu A.Q., Liew K.M., Zou Q., 2001. Two-plane-parallel fixed electrodes micromachined tunable oscillator. SPIE's Proc: Design, Test, Integration and packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, Cannes-Mandelieu France, p. 430-437

Rajendran S., Loke Y.C., Liew K.M., Liu A.Q.,2000. Development of a high performance SOI fabricated gyroscope. SPIE's 2000 symposium, Micromachining and Microfabrication, Santa Clara, California USA, p 158 - 167.

Loke Y.C., Liu A.Q., Liew K.M., 2000. High frequency of micromechanical resonator via structural modification. SPIE's 2000 symposium, Micromachining and Microfabrication, Santa Clara, California USA, p 214 - 223.

“Nanostructured metallic surfaces via nanoimprinting at hot working temperatures" Li Xue, M. S. M. Saifullah, Y. C. Loke, Karen S. L. Chong. SG Application 10201402732P.
“High clarity, anti-fog, anti-UV goggle, visors and eyewear”, Li Xue, R. B. Yang, M. S. M. Saifullah, Karen S. L. Chong, C. S. Lee, Y. C. Loke, A. Y. Hi, SG Patent Application No. 0201501746R.
“Common metal stack and single mask self-align source, drain and gate process for III-V nitride MISHEMTs”, L. K. Bera, Y. C. Loke, Surani Bin Dolman, S. Tripathy, Tham Wai Hoe. PCT Application No. PCT/SG2016/050111.
“Textured contact lens”, Karen S. L. Chong, F. L. Yap, Q. Ong, Y. Y. Lee, M. S. M. Saifullah, Y. C. Loke, SG Patent Application No. 10201600660Q.
“Nanoinjection Molding”, M. S. M. Saifullah, Karen S. L. Chong, Y. C. Loke, A. Cheng, N. Leong, SG Patent Application No. 10201508851T.
“Process for forming nickel molds”, K. Ansari, Christina Y. L. Tan, Y. C. Loke, J. Dumond, I. Rodriguez, US Patent No. US 9,139,924.
“Lenticular lens array for glass-free 3D display”, B. S. Tan, C. F. Chan, Xu Yun, Jaslyn B. K. Law, Y. C. Loke, H. Y. Low. Licensed to Nanoveu Pte Ltd
(i) Singapore Patent No. 188067 (ii) Taiwan Patent No. I498600

"High resolution, High Aspect Ratio, Large Area Nickel Mold". Kambiz Ansari, Christina TAN Yuan Ling, Loke Yee Chong, Jarrett Dumond, Isabel Rodriguez.US provisional 2011.
"Method of making Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers With Integrated Spherical Tips" Y.C. Loke, K.S. Yeong and Erik J. Cox. PCT, 2009: Appli No. WO/2010/11186
"Fabrication of Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers With Integrated Magnet" Y.C. Loke, L. Pin, X.S. Tang and Sean O'Shea. US provisional 2010.

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