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Engineering | School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

Hongbin Yu

Associate Professor
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ASU Site Director, NSF I-UCRC Center for Efficient Vehicles and Sustainable Transportation Systems (EV-STS)

ERC 159

Research expertise: Nanostructure and nano device fabrication and characterization; flexible, transparent and wearable electronics; wide bandgap semiconductor electronic and optoelectronics; quantum size effect in metallic and semiconducting nanostructures; integrated microwave and power devices

Hongbin Yu joined the ASU faculty in 2005. He received his Ph.D. in physics in 2001 from the University of Texas at Austin, and his master’s degree in physics in 1996 from Peking University, China, and conducted his post-doctoral research at California Institute of Technology and University of California at Los Angeles.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., University of Texas – Austin, 2001
M.S., physics, Peking University, 1996

Recognition and awards
Graduate Research Award, American Vacuum Society, 2001

Selected publications

Jignesh Vanjaria, Todd Houghton, Hongbin Yu, ‘Novel Silver-Polymer Blend with High Conductivity and Stretchability for Flexible Interconnects’, MRS Advances, 2016. DOI: 10.1557/adv.2016.459

M. Khdour, H. Wu and H. Yu, “High DC Current Density On-Chip Strip-Line Inductors Integrated With Magnetic Film,” in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 1-4, July 2016. doi: 10.1109/TMAG.2016.2542864

Priyanka Manchanda, Vinit Sharma, Hongbin Yu, D. J. Sellmyer, and Ralph Skomski, Magnetism of Ta Dichalcogenide Monolayers Tuned by Strain and Hydrogenation’ Appl. Phys. Lett., 107 032402, (2015).

Hao Wu, Shirong Zhao, Donald S. Gardner, and Hongbin Yu, “Control of magnetic flux and eddy currents in magnetic films for on-chip radio frequency (RF) inductors: Role of the magnetic vias”, J. Appl. Phys. 115, 17E719 (2014).

Luying Li, Zhaofeng Gan, Martha R. McCartney, Hanshuang Liang, Hongbin Yu, Yihua Gao, Jianbo Wang and David J. Smith , ‘Determination of Polarization-Fields across Polytype Interfaces in InAs Nanopillars’ Advanced Materials, 26, 1052-1057, 2014.

Teng Ma, Hanshuang Liang, George Chen, Benny Poon, Hanqing Jiang, and Hongbin Yu, “Micro-strain sensing using wrinkled stiff thin films on soft substrates as tunable optical grating,” Opt. Express, vol. 21, pp. 11994-12001, 2013.

Hao Wu, Shirong Zhao, Donald S. Gardner and Hongbin Yu, “Improved high frequency response and quality factor of on-chip ferromagnetic thin film inductors by laminating and patterning Co-Zr-Ta-B Films,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 49, 4176 (2013).