Shufeng Zhang

Professor of Physics

Classification: Primary Faculty

Education: Ph.D. in Physics, 1991, New York University

Fields of Study: Condensed Matter Physics

Research Interests: 

Spin-polarized electron transport theory, Fast magnetization dynamics, Magnetic devices, strong correlated physics.

Honors and Awards: 

Outstanding Dissertation Award, 1991, New York University Elected APS Fellow (2005)

Selected Publications: 

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).