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FunNano Group is interested in enhancing device performances by using novel and practical nanotechnologies. We are studying new self-assembly materials and techniques forming sub-10 nm nanostructures based on polymers and nanoparticles. Our novel self-assembling systems aim for much superior precision, reliability, and reproducibility that would be adequate for large-scale manufacturing of nanoscale devices. Applications include sub-10 nm lithography, energy storage/capture devices, and sensors. Our group wants to be a joyful playground for creative students and postdocs pursuing careers in nano-science and nano-engineering. Please feel free to contact the group leader (Prof. Yeon Sik Jung) at ysjung@kaist.ac.kr to get more information or to make an appointment.

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Recent News

(2016/07) Jong Min Kim and Yoon Hyung Hur‘s study “A Block Copolymer with an Extremely High Block-to-Block Interaction for a Significant Reduction of Line-Edge Fluctuations in Self-Assembled Patterns” is accepted by Chemistry of Materials.

(2016/07) Jae Won Jeong‘s study “Three-dimensional Cross-point Plasmonic Nano-architectures Containing Dense and Regular Hot Spots for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Analysis” is accepted by Advanced materials.

(2016/05) Soonmin Yim‘s study “Surface-Shielding Nanostructures Derived from Self-Assembled Block Copolymers Enable Reliable Plasma Doping for Few-Layer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides” is accepted by Advanced Functional materials.

(2016/04) Tae Won Nam receives the Excellent Presentation Award in The Polymer Society of Korea 2016 Spring Meeting.

(2016/02) Jongmin Kim receives the Excellent Poster Award at the 23rd Korea Conference on Semiconductors

(2016/02) Prof. Yeon Sik Jung receives the Academic Excellence Award from KAIST.

(2016/02) Jae won Jeong receives Chunghyun creativity Award.

(2016/02) Min-Jae Choi (Silver Medal) wins Samsung Human Tech Awards.

(2015/12) Prof. Yeon Sik Jung receives the 2015 Korean Government MSIP Minister’s Award for Outstanding Basic Research.

(2015/11) Jongmin Kim receives the Best Poster Award in NANOPIA 2015.

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