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Jungho Kim



Professional Experience:

Research Associate (March 2021 – Present)

Department of Material Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Researcher (March 2020 – Feb 2021)

Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)



Ph. D. (Sep 2012 – Feb 2020)

Department of Energy Science, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Thesis: ‘Phase Transformation and Optoelectronic Applications in van der Waals Layered Materials‘

B. S. (March 2006 – Aug 2012)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea


Research Interests

2D materials based contact engineering and novel device applications


Selected Publications

1. J. H. Kim, H. S. Lee, G. H. Ahn, J. Lee, H. M. Oh, J. Choi, Y. H. Lee, “Dielectric Nanowire Hybrids for Plasmon-Enhanced Light-Matter Interaction in 2D Semiconductors”, ACS Nano, 14, 11985-11994 (2020)


2. H. Choi, B. H. Moon, J. H. Kim, S. J. Yun, G. H. Han, S. Lee, H. Z. Gul, Y. H. Lee, “Edge contact for carrier injection and transport in MoS2 field-effect transistors”, ACS Nano 13 (11), 13169-13175 (2019)


3. J. H. Kim, J. Lee, H. Kim, S. J. Yun, J. Kim, H. S. Lee, Y. H. Lee, “Optical logic operation via plasmon-exciton interconversion in 2D semiconductors”, Scientific Reports 9, 9164 (2019)


4. J. H. Kim, S. J. Yun, H. S. Lee, J. Zhao, H. Bouzid, and Y. H. Lee, “Plasma-Induced Phase Transition of SnS2 to SnS”, Scientific Reports 8, 10284 (2018)


5. H. Lee, S. Bak, S-J. An, J. H. Kim, E. Yun, M. Kim, S. Seo, M. S. Jeong, H. Lee, “Highly Efficient Thin-Film Transistor via Cross-Linking of 1T Edge Functional 2H Molybdenum Disulfides”, ACS Nano 11 (12), 12832-12839 (2017)


6. S. Kim, J. H. Kim, D. Kim, G. Hwang, J. Baik, H. Yang, S. Cho, “Post-patterning of an electronic homojunction in atomically thin monoclinic MoTe2”, 2D Materials 4 (2), 024004 (2017)


7. J. H. Lee, H. Z. Gul, H. Kim, B. Hee Moon, S. Adhikari, J. H. Kim, H. Choi, Y. H. Lee, S. C. Lim, “Photocurrent Switching of Monolayer MoS2 Using a Metal–Insulator Transition”, Nano Letters 17 (2), 673-678 (2017)


8. H. M. Oh, H. Jeong, G. H. Han, H. Kim, J. H. Kim, S. Y. Lee, S. Y. Jeong, S. Jeong, D. J. Park, K. K. Kim, Y. H. Lee, M. S. Jeong, “Modulating Electronic Properties of Monolayer MoS2 via Electron-Withdrawing Functional Groups of Graphene Oxide”, ACS Nano 10 (11), 10446-10453 (2016)


9. G. H. Han, D. H. Keum, J. Zhao, B. G. Shin, S. Song, J. J. Bae, J. Lee, J. H. Kim, H. Kim, B. H. Moon, Y. H. Lee, “Absorption dichroism of monolayer 1T′-MoTe2 in visible range”, 2D Materials 3 (3), 031010 (2016)


10. S. K. Kim, R. Bhatia, T-H. Kim, D. Seol, J. H. Kim, H. Kim, W. Seung, Y. Kim, Y. H. Lee, S-W. Kim, “Directional dependent piezoelectric effect in CVD grown monolayer MoS2 for flexible piezoelectric nanogenerators”, Nano Energy 22, 483-489 (2016)


11. S. Cho, S. Kim, J. H. Kim, J. Zhao, D. H. Keum, J. Baik, D-H. Choe, K. J. Chang, K. Suenaga, S. W. Kim, Y. H. Lee, H. Yang, “Phase patterning of ohmic homojunction contact in MoTe2”, Science 349 (6248), 625-628 (2015)


12. D. H. Keum, S. Cho, J. H. Kim, D.-H. Choe, H.-J. Sung, M. Kan, H. Kang, J.-Y. Hwang, S. W. Kim, H. Yang, K. J. Chang, Y. H. Lee, “Bandgap opening in few-layered monoclinic MoTe2”, Nature Physics 11 (6), 482 (2015)


13. D. Lee, G. D. Kwon, J. H. Kim, E. Moyen, Y. H. Lee, S. Baik, D. Pribat, “Significant enhancement of the electrical transport properties of graphene films by controlling the surface roughness of Cu foils before and during chemical vapor deposition”, Nanoscale 6 (21), 12943-12951 (2014)