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    United Kingdom

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20062020

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Personal profile

Research Interests

Ferroelectrics, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Local electrochemistry in Batteries & Fuel cells, Nonlinear Optics

Other

Funded Research Projects

Quantitative Hall Voltage mapping at conducting Ferroelectric domain walls: A novel approach to extracting conduction mechanisms on the nanoscale (PI ), Funded by EPSRC (Grant No. EP/S037179/1), 2019-20

- Far-from-Equilibrium Processing of ferroelectric thin films on glass and polymeric substrates
  (PI, £0.3M, The joint proposal across three countries is funded for $ 1M in total)
  Funded by DELNI/SFI/NSF (Grant No. USI 082), 2016-19

- Investigating Pressure induced conducting states on the nanoscale : A novel approach to
  nano-circuitry (PI, £ 100K ), Funded by EPSRC (Grant No. EP/N018389/1), 2016-17

-Probing local ionic transport in Li-ion battery cathodes (PI, £13K)
 Funded by Royal Society (Grant No.  Royal Society RG130604), 2014-15

 


 

 

Teaching

PHY 4029 (Synoptic Physics), 2014-

PHY 3012 (Solid State Physics), 2015

PHY 9032 (Materials Characterisation, Online MSc Course), 2015-

PHY 9033 (Materials Characterisation Case Study, Online MSc Course), 2015-

Physics Level 1,2 and 3 Labs for undergraduate students, 2013-

5 Level 4 MSci Projects, 2013-

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Projects

Research Output

Measuring oxygen reduction/evolution reactions on the nanoscale

Kumar, A., Ciucci, F., Morozovska, A. N., Kalinin, S. V. & Jesse, S., Sep 2011, In : Nature chemistry. 3, 9, p. 707-713 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

198 Citations (Scopus)

Intermittency, quasiperiodicity and chaos in probe-induced ferroelectric domain switching

Ievlev, A. V., Jesse, S., Morozovska, A. N., Strelcov, E., Eliseev, E. A., Pershin, Y. V., Kumar, A., Shur, V. Y. & Kalinin, S. V., Jan 2014, In : Nature Physics. 10, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 95 Citations (Scopus)

    Thermotropic phase boundaries in classic ferroelectrics

    Lummen, T. T. A., Gu, Y., Wang, J., Lei, S., Xue, F., Kumar, A., Barnes, A. T., Barnes, E., Denev, S., Belianinov, A., Holt, M., Morozovska, A. N., Kalinin, S. V., Chen, L-Q. & Gopalan, V., 20 Jan 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 3172.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 78 Citations (Scopus)
    261 Downloads (Pure)

    A Strain-Driven Morphotropic Phase Boundary in BiFeO3

    Zeches, R. J., Rossell, M. D., Zhang, J. X., Hatt, A. J., He, Q., Yang, C. -H., Kumar, A., Wang, C. H., Melville, A., Adamo, C., Sheng, G., Chu, Y. -H., Ihlefeld, J. F., Erni, R., Ederer, C., Gopalan, V., Chen, L. Q., Schlom, D. G., Spaldin, N. A., Martin, L. W. & 1 others, Ramesh, R., 13 Nov 2009, In : Science. 326, 5955, p. 977-980 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    800 Citations (Scopus)

    Direct Processing of PbZr0.53Ti0.47O3 Films on Glass and Polymeric Substrates

    Yao, Y., Naden, A., Zhang, F., Edwards, D., Joshi, P., Rodriguez, B., Kumar, A. & Bassiri-Gharb, N., 21 Jul 2020, In : Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 40, 15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Prizes

    2011 Microscopy Today Innovation Award

    Kumar, Amit (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship

    Kumar, Amit (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Activities

    Materials Research Society Spring Meeting 2014

    Amit Kumar (Invited speaker)

    22 Apr 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Nanoscale (Journal)

    Amit Kumar (Peer reviewer)

    2014 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Applied Physics Letters (Journal)

    Amit Kumar (Peer reviewer)

    20102013

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Ephemeral Ferroelectric Domain Wall Based Transistors : How do we get there?

    Amit Kumar (Invited speaker)

    04 Feb 201908 Feb 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Advanced Scanning Probe Techniques for Nanoscale Characterisation of Functionality

    Amit Kumar (Presenter)

    11 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Researchers explore Li-air Battery reversibility on the nanoscale (2012)

    Amit Kumar

    08/08/2012

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Microscopy generates a new view of fuel cells

    Amit Kumar

    15/08/2011

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Study finds magnetic properties in “non-magnetic” materials

    Amit Kumar

    10/10/2008

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Thesis

    An investigation into six-fold domain wall vertices in improper ferroelectrics, and their potential as one dimensional pn-junctions

    Author: Turner, P., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: Gregg, J. (Supervisor) & Kumar, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Hall Potential Mapping of Conducting Ferroelectric Domain Walls

    Author: Campbell, M., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Gregg, J. (Supervisor) & Kumar, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Microstructural Dynamics Induced by Nanoscale Stress in Ferroelectrics

    Author: Edwards, D., May 2018

    Supervisor: Gregg, J. (Supervisor) & Kumar, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    Nanoscale Stress-Induced Conducting States in Functional Oxides

    Author: Browne, N., Jul 2018

    Supervisor: Kumar, A. (Supervisor) & Gregg, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    Probing electrochemical functionality on the nanoscale via current detection approaches

    Author: Farrow, T., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: Gregg, J. (Supervisor) & Kumar, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy