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Dr. THIAN Ming Rue Dickson

Scientist I


Advanced Characterisation and Instrumentation (ACI) Department

6319 4825

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

Research Details

Quantum Phenomena
Atomic Layer Deposition physics
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
In-situ characterisation techniques
Atomically precise manufacturing
Molecular Electronics
Molecular machines
Clean energy
Atomic Layer Deposition
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy/Spectroscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Ultrahigh vacuum and cryogenic measurements
Surface modification
Spin polarized scanning tunneling microscopy
Quantum spin-valley qubits project
Jun 2017 – Current: Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering
Jun 2009 – Aug 2010: Research officer, Institute of High Performance Computing
Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Stanford University (2017)
M.S. in Applied Physics, Stanford University (2017)
B.S. in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2009)
Best Student Paper Award Finalist (ALD conference 2015)
National Science Scholarship (PhD), A*STAR (2010)
Bronze Tablet, UIUC (2009)
Edmund J James Scholar, UIUC (2006-2009)
National Science Scholarship (BS), A*STAR (2006)

- Atomically Flat Silicon Oxide Monolayer Generated by Remote Plasma. Dickson Thian*, Yonas T. Yemane*, Manca Logar, Shicheng Xu, Peter Schindler, Martin M. Winterkorn, J Provine, and Fritz B. Prinz.The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016 120 (15), 8148-8156 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00768

- Plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition of BaTiO3. Peter Schindler, Yongmin Kim, Dickson Thian, Jihwan An and Fritz B. Prinz.Scripta Materialia, Volume 111, 15 January 2016, Pages 106-109, ISSN 1359-6462,

- Plasma Processing for Crystallization and Densification of Atomic Layer Deposition BaTiO3 Thin Films. Jihwan An, Takane Usui, Manca Logar, Joonsuk Park, Dickson Thian, Sam Kim, Kihyun Kim, and Fritz B. Prinz. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2014 6 (13), 10656-10660 DOI: 10.1021/am502298z

- Effects of size polydispersity on electron mobility in a two-dimensional quantum-dot superlattice. Shicheng Xu, Dickson Thian, Shengkai Wang, Yanming Wang, and Fritz B. Prinz. Phys. Rev. B 90, 144202 (2014)

- Adjustable and robust methods for polarization-dependent focusing. David Schmid, Ting-Yu Huang, Shiraz Hazrat, Radhika Dirks, Onur Hosten, Stephan Quint, Dickson Thian, and Paul G. Kwiat. Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 15538-15552 (2013

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