PHAN Bach Thang, PhD

Associate Professor,
Laboratory of Advanced Materials
University of Science, VNUHCM

Center for Innovative Materials and Architectures, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Scientific Education

Ph.D,  Electronic Materials - 2009

Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

BSc, Applied Physics - 2001

University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, VietNam

Academic & Research Experience

  1. Thermoelectric thin films materials
  2. Thin film process and properties of nanolaminate oxide for oxide electronics.
  3. Physical properties and mechanisms of multifunctional artificial oxide system for emerging non volatile semiconductor memories (ReRAM)
  4. Memristive Biosensor
  5. Magnetic nanomaterials
  6. Metal organic framework materials

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Kim, B. T. Phan, T. Choi, and J. Lee, Growth mode of La0.5Sr0.5CoO3 Thin Films with Oxygen Pressure on Stepped SrTiO3 Substrate, J. Kor. Phys. Soc. 49, S604 (2006).
  2. T. Phan, T. Choi, and J. Lee, Trap-controlled Space-Charge-Limited Current Conduction of Cr-doped SrTiO3 Thin Films, J. Kor. Phys. Soc. 51, 664 (2007).
  3. Jung, T. Choi, B. T. Phan, and J. Lee, Resistive Switching and Threshold Current of Cr-doped SrTiO3 Thin Films deposited by Pulsed Laser Deposition, Integ. Ferro. 90, 107 (2007).
  4. T. Phan, T. Choi, and J. Lee, Impedance Spectroscopy Study on Trap-controlled Space-Charge-Limited Conduction of Cr-doped SrTiO3 Thin Films, Integ. Ferro. 96, 146 (2008).
  5. T. Phan and J. Lee, Effects of Interfacial Oxygen-deficient Layer on Resistance Switching in Cr-doped SrTiO3 Thin Films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 222906 (2008).
  6. T. Phan, N. C. Kim, and J. Lee, Ac conductivity Cr-doped SrTiO3 Thin Films, J. Kor. Phys. Soc. 54, 873 (2009).
  7. T. Phan and J. Lee, Non-adiabtic Small Polaron Tunneling Conduction in Reduced Cr-doped SrTiO3-d Thin Films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 232102 (2009).
  8. W. Seo, B. T. Phan, J. Stahn, J. Lee, and C. Panagopoulos. Relaxor characteristics at the interfaces of NdMnO3/SrMnO3/LaMnO3 superlattices, Phys. Rev. B. 82, 140405 (R) (2010).
  9. W. Seo, B. T. Phan, J. Lee, H. D. Kim and C. Panagopoulos. Metallic characteristics in superlattices composed of insulators, NdMnO3/SrMnO3/LaMnO3, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 171910 (2011).
  10. Tran Le, Hoang Cao Son Tran, Van Hieu Le, Tuan Tran, Cao Vinh Tran, Thanh Tan Vo, Mau Chien Dang, Sang Sub Kim, Jaichan Lee, Bach Thang Phan, Unipolar resistance switching characteristics in thick ZnO/Cu/ZnO multilayer, Journal of Korean Physical Society, 60, 7, 1087, (2012).
  11. Bach Thang Phan, Taekjib Choi, A. Romanenko, Jaichan Lee, Hopping and trap controlled conduction in Cr-doped SrTiO3 thin films, Solid-State Electronics, 75, 43-47 (2012).
  12. Kim Ngoc Pham, Trung Do Nguyen, Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Khanh Linh Dao Thuy, Van Hieu Le, Duy Phong Pham, Cao Vinh Tran, Derrick Mott, Shinya Maenosono, Sang Sub Kim, Jaichan Lee, Duc Thang Pham and Bach Thang Phan, An influence of bottom electrode material on electrical conduction and resistance switching of TiOx thin films, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 64, 30102 (2013).
  13. Trung Do Nguyen, Kim Ngoc Pham, Vinh cao Tran, Duy Anh Tuan Nguyen, and Bach Thang Phan, Electrical Conduction and Resistance Switching Mechanisms of Ag/ZnO/Ti Structure, Journal of Institute of Korean Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 17,3, 229 – 233 (2013).
 Hung M Le, Nam H Vu, Bach Thang Phan, Migrations of Oxygen Vacancy in Tungsten Oxide (WO3): A Density Functional Theory Study, Computational Materials Science.  90, 171 (2014).
  1. Kim Ngoc Pham, Trung Do Nguyen, Thi Bang Tam Dao, Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Vinh Cao Tran, Van Hieu Nguyen, Sang Sub Kim, Shinya Maenosono and Bach Thang Phan, Different Directions of Switching of Chromium Oxide Thin Films, Journal of Electronic Materials, 43, 7, 2747-2753 (2014).
  2. Duy Phong Pham, Bach Thang Phan, Van Dung Hoang, Huu Truong Nguyen, Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Shinya Maenosono and Cao Vinh Tran, Control of preferred (222) crystalline orientation of sputtered ITO thin films, Thin Solid films, 570, 16-19 (2014).
  3. Tran Hoang Cao Son, Le Khac Top, Nguyen Thi Dong Tri, Ha Thuc Chi Nhan, Lam Quang Vinh, Bach Thang Phan, Sang Sub Kim, and Le Van Hieu, Control of morphology and orientation of electrochemically grown ZnO nanorods by changing deposition current density, Metals and Materials International. Mater. Int. 20, 2, 337 (2014).
  4. Thi Bang Tam Dao, Kim Ngoc Pham, Yi-Lung Cheng, Sang Sub Kim, Bach Thang Phan, Correlation between crystallinity and resistive switching behavior of sputtered WO3 thin films, Current Applied Physics, 14, 1707 (2014).
  5. Duy Phong Pham, Huu Truong Nguyen, Bach Thang Phan, Thi My Dung Cao, Van Dung Hoang, Vinh Ai Dao, Junsin Yi, and Cao Vinh Tran, In and Ga Codoped ZnO Film as a Front Electrode for Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells, Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, Article ID 971528 (2014).
  6. Pham Van Viet, Bach Thang Phan, Le Van Hieu and Cao Minh Thi, The effect of acid treatment and reactive temperature on the formation of TiO2 nanotubes, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 15, 5202-5206 (2015).
  7. Duy Phong Pham, Huu Truong Nguyen, Bach Thang Phan, Van Dung Hoang, Shinya Maenosono and Cao Vinh Tran, Influence of addition of indium and of post-annealing on structural, electrical and optical properties of gallium-doped zinc oxide thin films deposited by direct-current magnetron sputtering, Thin Solid Films, 583, 201 (2015).
  8. Kim Ngoc Pham, Minsu Choi, Cao Vinh Tran, Trung Do Nguyen, Van Hieu Le, Taekjib Choi, Jaichain Lee, and Bach Thang Phan, Resistive switching effect in chromium oxide thin films probed by conductive atomic force microscopy, Journal of Electronic Materials. 44, 10, 3395 (2015).
  9. Cao Thi My Dung, Tran Thi Như Hoa, Ta Thi Kieu Hanh, Tran Cao Vinh, Le Van Hieu, Phan Bach Thang, Relaxor behaviour in 0.5BaTiO3 – 0.5CoFe2O4 composite materials, Journal of Magnetics, 20 (4), 353 (2015).
  10. Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Bang Tam Thi Dao, Kim Ngoc Pham, Dai Lam Tran and Bach Thang Phan, Understanding electrical conductions in WO3 thin films applied for resistive random access memory, Journal of Electronic Materials, 45,5, 2423 (2016).
  11. Kim Ngoc Pham, Van Dung Hoang, Cao Vinh Tran and Bach Thang Phan, TiO2thin film based transparent flexible resistive switching random access memory, Journal of Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol, 7, 015017 (2016).
  12. Ngoc Kim Pham, Kieu Hanh Thi Ta, Thi Lien Thuong Nguyen, Vinh Cao Tran, and Bach Thang Phan, Surface mapping of resistive switching CrOx thin films, Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Non ISI, DOI:4236/ampc.2016.63003, Vol 3, 3, March (2016).
  13. Thi Thanh Cao, Van Chuc Nguyen, Hai Binh Nguyen, Hung Thang Bui, Thi Thu Vu, Ngoc Hong Phan, Bach Thang Phan, Le Hoan, Maxime Bayle, Matthieu Paillet, Jean Louis Sauvajol, Ngoc Minh Phan and Dai Lam Tran, Fabrication of few-layer graphene film based field effect transistor and its application for trace-detection of herbicide atrazine, Journal of Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol, 7, 3, 035007 (2016).
  14. Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Minh-Thuong Trinh, Nguyen Viet Long, Thi Thanh My Nguyen, Thi Lien Thuong Nguyen, Cao Vinh Tran, Bach Thang Phan, Derrick Mott, Shinya Maenosono, Hieu Tran-Van and Van Hieu Le, Synthesis and Surface Functionalization of Anti-T-Cell Antibody Coupled Fe3O4-SiO2-GPS-CDI Core-Shell Nanoparticles For Potential Applications in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 54, 376 (2016).
  15. Meena RittiruamTosawat SeetawanSirakan YokhasingKorakot MataratPhan Bach ThangManish KumarJeon Geon Han, La/Sm/Er Cation Doping Induced Thermal Properties of SrTiO3 Perovskite, Inorganic chemistry, 55, 8822 (2016).
  16. Hong Nhat Nguyen Tran, Huu Truong Nguyen, Yi-ren Liu, Masoud Aminzare, Thanh Tuan Anh Pham, Cao Vinh Tran, Sunglae Cho, Deniz P. Wong, Kuei-Hsien Chen, Tosawat Seetawan and Bach Thang Phan, Thermoelectric properties of Indium and Gallium dually-doped ZnO thin films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,8 (49), 33916–33923 (2016).
  17. Pham Van Viet, Bach Thang Phan, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Controlled formation of Silver nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotubes by photoreduction method, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Accepted (2017).
  18. Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Thi Nhu Hoa Tran, Quang Minh Nhat Tran, Duy Phong Pham, Kim Ngoc Pham, Thi Thanh Cao, Yong Soo Kim, Dai Lam Tran, Heongkyu Ju, and Bach Thang Phan, Surface Functionalization of WO3 Thin Films with (3-aminopropyl)triethoxysilane and Succinic anhydride, Journal of Elec Materi, 46, 3345 (2017).
  19. Ngoc Kim Pham,Kieu Hanh Thi Ta,Vinh Cao Tran, Van Hieu Le, Bao Thu  Le Nguyen, Heong Kyu Ju, Tosawat Seetawan, Bach Thang Phan, Effect of Post-annealing processes on Filamentary-based resistive switching mechanism of Chromium oxide thin films, Journal of Elec Mater, 46, 3285 (2017).
  20. Bach Thang Phan, Ki Tae Eom, and Jaichan Lee, AC electrical conduction of Cr-doped SrTiO3 thin films with oxygen deficient interface layer, Journal of Elec Mater, 46, 3796 (2017).
  21. Yi-Lung Cheng, Chih-Yen Lee, Yao-Liang Huang, Chung-Ren Sun, Wen-Hsi Lee, Giin-Shan Chen, Jau-Shiung Fang, and Bach Thang Phan, Cu-induced Dielectric Breakdown of Porous Low Dielectric Constant Film, Journal of Elec Mater, 46, 3627 (2017).
  22. Nhu Hoa Thi  Tran, Jisoo Kim, Bach Thang Phan, Sungwon Khym, Heongkyu Ju, Label-free optical biochemical sensors via liquid cladding modulation of waveguide modes, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 31478 (2017).
  23. Pham Van Viet, Bach Thang Phan, Derrick Mott, Shinya Maenosono, Truong Tan Sang, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Silver nanoparticle loaded TiO2 nanotubes with high photocatalytic and antibacterial activity synthesized by photoreduction method, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 352, 106–112 (2018).
  24. Cao Thi Thanh, Nguyen Hai Binh, Nguyen Van Tu, Bui Van Dong, Vu Thi Thu, Phan Bach Thang, Matthieu Paillet, Jean Louis Sauvajol, Ngoc Minh Phan, Dai Lam Tran and Nguyen Van Chuc, An interdigitated ISFET-type sensor based on LPCVD grown graphene for ultrasensitive detection of carbaryl, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 260, 78-85 (2018)
  25. Anh Tuan Thanh Pham, Hanh Kieu Thi Ta, Yi-ren Liu, Masoud Aminzare, Denis P. Wong, Truong Huu Nguyen, Ngoc Kim Pham, Thu Bao Nguyen Le, Tosawat Seetawan, Heongkyu Ju, Sunglae Cho, Kui-Hsien Chen, Vinh Cao Tran and Thang Bach Phan, Effect of annealing temperature on thermoelectric properties of Ga and In dually doped - ZnO thin films, Journal of Alloys and Compound, 747, 156-165 (2018).
  26. Athorn Vora-ud, Manish Kumar, Su bong Jin, Pennapa Muthitamongkol, Mati Horprathum Somporn Thaowonkaew, Watchara Chao-moo, Chancana Thanachayanont , Phan Bach Thang, Tosawat Seetawan, and Jeon Geon Han, Microstructural Control by Substrate Heating in Pulse-DC Sputtering Induced Thermoelectric Ge2Sb2Te5 Thin Films, Journal Alloys and Compound, 763, 430-435 (2018).
  27. Duy Tap Tran, Yasunari Maekawa, Nguyen La Ly, Shin-ichi Sawada, Quoc Hien Nguyen, Thang Bach Phan, Duy Khiem Do, Luan Le Quang, Shin Hasegawa, Humidity and temperature effects on mechanical properties and conductivity of graft-type polymer electrolyte membrane, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 151, 186-191 (2018).
  28. Hoang Trung Hieu, Nguyen Lac Ha, Phan Bach Thang, Bureekaew Sareeya, Kawazoe Yoshiyuki, Nguyen Duc Manh, Le Minh Hung, From Reticular Chemistry Design to Density Functional Theory Modeling for New Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Topologies: Mechanical Stability, Electronic Structure, and CO2 Selectivity, ACS The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Phys. Chem. C, 122, 41, 23543-23553 (2018).
  29. Bui Trung Thanh, Nguyen Van Sau, Heongkyu Ju, Mohammed J. K. Bashir, Hieng Kiat Jun, Thang Bach Phan, Quang Minh Ngo, Ngoc Quyen Tran, Tran Hoang Hai, Pham Hung Van, and Tan Tai Nguyen, Immobilization of Protein A on Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2019, Article ID 2182471, 9 pages (2019).
  30. Anh Tuan Duong, Thi Minh Hai Nguyen, Nguyen Dinh Lam, Raja Das, Huu Tuan Nguyen,Bach Thang Phan and Sunglae Cho, Enhanced magneto-transport and thermoelectric properties of MnP nanorod thin films grown on Si (100), Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 482, 287-291 (2019).
  31. Luu Dac Ngoc Son, Duong Anh Tuan, Phan Bach Thang, Effect of dopants and nanostructuring on the thermoelectric properties of ZnO materials, Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 10, 2, 023001 (2019).
  32. Son D.N. Luu, Taras Parashchuk, Artur Kosonowski, Thang B. Phan, Krzysztof T. Wojciechowwski, Structural and thermoelectric properties of solid-liquid In4Se3-In composite, Journal of Electronic Materials, 48, 5418–5427 (2019).
  33. Jae-Hyoung Lee, Thanh-Binh Nguyen, Duy-Khoi Nguyen, Jae-Hun Kim, Jin-Young Kim, Bach Thang Phan, Sang Sub Kim, Gas sensing properties of Mg-incorporated metal-organic frameworks, Sensors, 19(15): 3323 (2019).
  34. Hieu C. Dong, Hieu T. Hoang, Dinh Manh Tran, Thang B. Phan, Sareeya Bureekaew, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe and Hung M. Le, Proton Transfer Mechanism along the PO4 Anion Chain in the [Zn(HPO4)(H2PO4)]2- Coordination Polymer, Chem. Chem. Phys., 21, 18605-18611 (2019).
  35. Bach Lai Xuan, Doan Van Thuan, Vu Thi Hanh Thu, Bach Thang Phan, Nguyen Si Hoai Vu, Nguyen, Dang Nam, An investigation on titania multilayer coatings for enhanced corrosion resistance of carbon steel in simulated seawater by sol-gel dip coating, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 8, 6, 6400 (2019).
  36. Cat Ha Nguyen Van, Huu Khoa Nguyen, Hung Quang Huynh, Hoang Anh Pham, Tan Muon Dinh, Hoai Nhan Luong, Bach Thang Phan, Cong Khanh Tran, Vinh Quang Dang
    Muti-modification of ZnO Nanorods to Ehnance the Visible Absorption, Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11, 1, 015002 (2020).
  37. Natchanun Prainetr, Athorn Vora-ud, Mati Horprathum, Pennapa Muthitamongkol, Somporn Thaowonkaew, Theerapong Santhaveesuk, Thang Bach Phanand Tosawat Seetawan
    Transfer P-type to N-type Thermoelectric properties of Ag-Sb-Te Thin Film through Temperature Annealing Process and Electrical Power Generation, Journal of Electronic Materials, 1 (2020).
  38. Ngoc Xuan Dat Mai, Thi Ai Cam Le, Tan Le-Hoang Doan, Sungkyun Park,Kang Hyun Park and Bach Thang Phan, Agarose@MgO Composite Tablet For Heavy Metal Removal From Acid Sulfate Water, Journal of Electronic Materials, 49, 1857–1863 (2020).
  39. Le Ngoc Long, Pham Tan Thi, Pham Trung Kien, Pham Thanh Trung, MasatakaOhtani, Yoshitaka Kumabe, Hirofumi Tanaka, Shigenori Ueda, Hyoyoung Lee, Phan Bach Thang, Tran Van Khai, Controllable synthesis of MoS2/graphene low-dimensional nanocomposites and their electrical properties, Applied Surface Science, 504, 144193 (2020).
  40. Anh Tuan Thanh Pham, Tuyen Luu Quang, Ngoc Kim Pham, Hanh Kieu Thi Ta, Truong Huu Nguyen, Dung Van Hoang, Hoa Thi Lai, Vinh Cao Tran, Jong-Ho Park, Jae-Ki Lee, Sungkyun Park, Ohtaki Michitaka, Su-Dong Park, Hung Nguyen Quang, Thang Bach Phan
    Multi-scale defects in ZnO thermoelectric ceramic materials co-doped with In and Ga, Ceramic Internationals, Accepted 2020.
  41. Ngoc Xuan Dat Mai, Albane Birault, Kotaro Matsumoto, Hanh Kieu Thi Ta, Soontaree (Grace) Intasa-ard, Kendall Morrison, Phan Bach Thang, Tan Le Hoang Doan and Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
    Biodegradable Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica (BPMO) loaded with Daunorubicin: A Promising Nanoparticle-based Anti-cancer Drug, ChemMedChem, 15, 1-8 (2020).
  42. Y Thi Dang, Hieu Trung Hoang, Hieu Cao Dong, Kim-Binh Thi Bui, Linh Ho Thuy Nguyen, Thang Bach Phan,Yoshiyuki Kawazoe, Tan Le Hoang Doan
    Microwave-assisted synthesis of nano Hf- and Zr-based metal organic framworks for enhancement of curcumin adsorption, Microporous & Mesoporous Materials,  298, 110064 (2020).
  43. Sanha Jang, Sehwan Song, Ji Hwan Lim, Han Seong Kim, Thang Phan Bach, Ki-Tae Ha, Sungkyun Park, Kang Hyun Park, Application of various metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as catalysts for air and water pollution environmental remediation, Catalysts, 10, 2, 195 (2020).
  44. Ton Nu Quynh Trang, Phan Bach Thang, Vu Thi Hanh Thu, Nguyen Dang Nam, In situ charge transfer at the Ag@ZnO photoelectrochemical interface toward the high photocatalytic performance of H2 evolution and RhB degradation, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Accepted 2020.