Sy-Hwang Liou.

Physics and Astronomy

085 Jorgensen Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-2405
Research Interests
  • Magnetic sensors
  • Magnetic force microscopy
  • Microcantilever torgue magnetometer
  • Nanofabrications

Patents and Awards
  • Bernard Doudin, Cheol-Soo Yang, Andrei Sokolov, Sy-Hwang Liou, Lu Yuan, “Application of High Spin Polarization Materials in Two Terminal Non-Volatile Bistable Memory Devices”, Patent #6,657,888, 12/2/2003
  • S. H. Liou, 2002 Excellent Presentation Award in the Magnetic Society of Japan, 26th annual conference of MSJ
  • Chia-Ling Chien, Gang Xiao, Sy-Hwang Liou, "Metal-insulator composites having improved properties and method for their preparation," Patent #4,973,525

Selected Publications
  • John Timmerwilke, Sy-Hwang Liou, Shu Fan Cheng, and Alan S. Edelstein
    "Rewriting magnetic phase change memory by laser heating"
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 49 (2016); doi:10.1088/0022-3727/49/16/165005
  • S. S. Rao, J. T. Prater, Fan Wu, S. Nori, D. Kumar, Lanping Yue, Sy_Hwang Liou, and Jagdish Narayan
    "Positive exchange bias in epitaxial permalloy/MgO integrated with Si (100)"
    Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 18 (2014) 140–146;
  • Xiaolu Yin, Ralph A. Skomski, David J. Sellmyer, Sy-Hwang Liou, Stephen E. Russek, Eric R. Evarts, John Moreland, A S. Edelstein, L Yuan, M L. Yan, and J Shen
    "Adjusting magnetic nanostructures for high-performance magnetic sensors"
    Journal of Applied Physics 115 (2014)
  • Yikun Fang, Xiaolu Yin, Rui Zhao, Shah R. Valloppilly, Wei Li, Minggang Zhu, and Sy-Hwang Liou
    "Magnetic micro-structural uniformity of die-upset Nd-Fe-B magnets"
    Journal of Applied Physics 111, 07A734 (2012)
  • Damien Le Roy, Shah R. Valloppilly, Ralph Skomski, Sy-Hwang Liou, and David J. Sellmyer
    "Magnetism and structure of anatase (Ti1-xVx)O2 films"
    Journal of Applied Physics 111, 07C118 (2012); doi:10.1063/1.3679434
  • Rui Zhang, Ralph Skomski, Xingzhong Li, Zhen Li, Priyanka Manchanda, Arti Kashyap, Roger D. Kirby, Sy-Hwang Liou, and David J. Sellmyer
    "L10 CrPt phase formation and magnetic properties"
    Journal of Applied Physics 111, 07D720 (2012); doi:10.1063/1.3677928
  • Sy-Hwang Liou, Xiaolu Yin, Stephen Russek, Ranko Heindl, F. C. S. Da Silva, J. Moreland, David P. Pappas, L. Yuan, and J. Shen
    "Picotesla Magnetic Sensors for Low-Frequency Applications"
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, VOL. 47, NO. 10, October 2011; DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2011.2157997
  • Sy-Hwang Liou, Rui Zhang, Stephen Russek, L. Yuan, Sean T. Halloran, and David P. Pappas
    "Dependence of noise in magnetic tunnel junction sensors on annealing field and temperature"
    Published in JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 103, 07E920 2008
  • L. Yuan, Y. S. Lin, Dexin Wang, and Sy-Hwang Liou
    "Tuning Magnetic Microstructures of Reference Layer in Magnetic Tunneling Junctions"
    Published in IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, VOL. 43, NO. 6, JUNE 2007.