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A/Prof Rongkun Zheng

Associate Professor

Ph: + 61 2 9351 7542
Fax: + 61 2 9351 7682

Ph.D., 2004, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
B.Sc., 1999, Shandong University (China)


  • 2007 - present ARC Australian Research Fellow, The University of Sydney
  • 2004 - 2006 Research Associate, The University of Sydney
  • 1999 - 2004 Graduate Research Assistant, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Research interests

  • Structure-Property relationships in functional materials
  • Nanomagnetism and Spintronics
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis

View Rongkun’s publications listing on Google Scholar

  • R. K. Zheng, X. F. Wang, Daniel Halley, Z. W. Liu, and S. P. Ringer, “Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy”, in Advances in Materials Research, Springer (in press)
  • M. S. Mo, S. H. Lim, Y. W. Mai, R. K. Zheng, S. P. Ringer, “Self-Assembly of Thin ZnO Nanosheets into Mesocrystal Microtubules with Epitaxial Nanorods: Towards a General Approach to Hollow Mesocrystal Structures”, Adv. Mater. 20, 339 (2008)
  • R. K. Zheng, H. W. Gu, B. Xu, K. K. Fung, X. X. Zhang, and S. P. Ringer, “Self-assembly and self-orientation of truncated octahedral of magnetite nanocrystals”, Adv. Mater. 18, 2418 (2006)
  • R. K. Zheng, H. W. Gu, H. Liu, B. Xu, and X. X. Zhang, “Memory effect in nanoparticle system: Low-field magnetization and ac susceptibility measurements”, Phys. Rev. B 72, 014416 (2005)
  • R. K. Zheng, H. W. Gu, and X.X. Zhang, “Comment on ‘Memory Effects in an Interacting Magnetic Nanoparticle System’”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 139702 (2004)
  • H. W. Gu, R. K. Zheng, X. X. Zhang, and B. Xu, “Facile one-pot synthesis of bifunctional heterodimers of nanoparticles: a conjugate of quantum-dot and magnetic nanoparticle”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 5664 (2004)
  • R. K. Zheng, H. Liu, X. X. Zhang, V. A. L. Roy, and A. B. Djurišić, “Exchange bias and the origin of magnetism in Mn-doped ZnO tetrapods”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2589 (2004)

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