|Title||Prof. Cheong Hyeon-sik of Physics Department Identifies the 2-dimensional Material that Awarded the Nobel Physics Prize with Disclosed Experiment|
Prof. Cheong Hyeon-sik of Physics Department
Identifies the 2-dimensional Material
that Awarded the Nobel Physics Prize with Disclosed Experiment
Prof. Cheong Hyeon-sik of the Physics Department successfully identified the feature of a “mysterious material” for the first time in the world, through joint research with Park Je-geun, the vice chief of Center for Correlated Electron Systems at the Institute for Basic Science, and Prof. Park Cheol-hwan of Seoul National University. With the success of his research, the theory on the phase transition of the two-dimensional material that received the 2016 Nobel Physics Award was demonstrated for the first time by experiment. The result was published in the online edition of Nature Communications, an international journal, on January 21.
The “mysterious material” refers to a material that is in a different state than solid, liquid, or gas. The research team proved by experiment that in a single-molecular status, the magnetic phase transition does not take place. In other words, it demonstrated the theory that the XY model material is manufactured with the two-dimensional material, and that there is no magnetic phase transition, which is the backbone of the 2016 Nobel Physics Prize.