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Zhiqiang Jin

Zhiqiang Jin

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Georgia Institute of Technology
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  • Research Associate at the Magnetics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, working on nanocomposite rare-earth magnets under DARPA program funded by U.S. Department of Defense, Jul. 2000 - Oct. 2002.
  • Visiting Scholar at the Electromagnetic Materials Physics Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, working on giant magnetoresistance film materials and development of magnetic spin valve material, Mar. 2000 - Jun. 2000.
  • Faculty at National Key Lab of Solid State Microstructure Physics and Department of Physics, Nanjing University, China. Duties include research work on nanostructured magnetic materials and teaching courses for undergraduates, Jul. 1998 - Mar. 2000.
  • Visiting Scholar at Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hongkong, China, studying on magnetic and electric properties of granular films, Jul. 1998 - Oct. 1998.
  • PhD in Department of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 1998.
  • Master of Engineering in Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Science in Department of Physics, Jiangxi University, Nanchang, China, 1992.

Research Area

  • Use novel processing techniques to develop high-performance nanocomposite magnets.
  • Develop advanced nanostructural materials for civilian and defense application, such as information storage, space operations, navigation, and telecommunication technology etc.
  • Search for less expensive magnets with superior properties for use in compact energy conversion devices.
  • Search for new rare-earth-transition-metal-based compounds with large anisotropy, high magnetization, large energy product and Curie temperature which can be used for permanent magnet development.
  • Improve the mechanical and magnetic properties of nanocomposites by modifying the intergranular microstructure through intergranular additives which would lead to high-temperature applications of these magnets, as well as improved alignment of the axes of the hard grains to exploit the full magnetic potential of the nanocomposite system.


Research Highlights

  • Dynamic compaction and application of novel and less-expensive high performance nanocomposite permanent magnets (2002-present).
  • Developed rare-earth nanocomposite magnets with high magnetic properties, and studied anisotropic characteristic and crystallization behavior of magnetic materials. (2000-present)
  • Studied the magnetic and spin-dependent transport properties of granular film (1998-2000).
  • Developed nanostructured perovskite-like manganate with large magnetoresistance effect (1995-2000).
  • Developed nanostructured rare-earth nitrides magnets utilizing mechanical alloying, melt-spinning and hydrogenation process (1992-2000).
  • Developed single-phase nanocrystalline rare-earth permanent magnets (1995-2000).
  • Developed nanostructure magnetic ferrites, magnetic thin films and magnetostriction materials (1995-1998).

Honors & Awards