Classification: Primary Faculty
Education: Ph.D. in Physics, 1991, New York University
Fields of Study: Condensed Matter Physics
Spin-polarized electron transport theory, Fast magnetization dynamics, Magnetic devices, strong correlated physics.
Honors and Awards:
Galileo Circle Fellow, 2019
Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize, 2017
Elected APS Fellow, 2005
Outstanding Dissertation Award of New York City, 1991
S. Zhang, Spin Hall Effect in the Presence of Spin Diffusion, Physical Review Letters 85, 393-396 (2000).
S. Zhang, P. M. Levy and A. Fert, Mechanisms of Spin-polarized Current-driven Magnetization Switching, Physical Review Letters 88, 236601 (2002).
Aurenlien Manchon and Shufeng Zhang, Theory of nonequilibrium intrinsic spin torque in a single nanomagnet, Physical Review B 78, 212405 (2008).
S. –L. Zhang and S. Zhang Zhang, Generalization of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert Equation for Conducting Ferromagnets, Physical Review Letters 102, 086601 (2009).
S. –L. Zhang and S. Zhang Zhang, Magnon Mediated Electric Current Drag Across a Ferromagnetic Insulator Layer, Physical Review Letters 109, 096603 (2012).