Neutron Group

To provide Taiwanese users a world-class neutron experimental facility, National Science Council (NSC) funded the construction of a cold neutron triple-axis spectrometer, which is carried out by National Central University. The Taiwan-Australian neutron instrument SIKA is located at Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), near Sydney, Australia. NSRRC took over the instrument in 2013 and has since commissioned the instrument and introduced it into the international user program. NSRRC is also responsible for the promotion of neutron research and user cultivation in Taiwan. Below is a link to the first annual report of the neutron program. This will hopefully stimulate many to think about using neutrons for their research in condensed matter.

The major tasks of Neutron Group are:

To run and maintain ANSTO-SIKA.

To provide experiment technique support to Taiwan users at ANSTO (Small angle neutron scattering, Power diffraction neutron scattering, Inelastic neutron scattering, etc.).

To execute Ministry of Science and Technology neutron cultivation program, review and provide finacial support to Taiwanese users to perform neutron experiments at ANSTO and other international neutron facilities.

To execute and broaden related scientific and technological applications of neutron scattering.

To promote the domestic neutron scattering research and cultivate the neutron users.

Group members

English NameJob Description
Shih-Chun ChungNeutron Group Leader
Chun-Ming WuSmall Angle Neutron Scattering instrument scientist
Jen-Chih PengDevelopment and maintenance of instrument control software
Chin-Wei WangPowder Diffraction Instrument Scientist
Shin-ichiro YanoTriple-axis spectrometer instrument scientist
Tzu-Yen HuangReflectometry instrument scientist
Ting-Wei HsuIndustry application scientist
1Multiple magnetic transitions induced by Mn-doping in orthochromite HoCrO3
Xinzhi Liu*, Yuan Yuan, Xiaobai Ma, Siqin Meng, Chin-Wei Wang, Lijie Hao, Hongliang Wang*, Kai Sun, Dongfeng Chen
J. Alloys Compd. 970, 172586 (2024). ANSTO (IF=5.316)
2Enhanced magnetocaloric effect accompanying successive magnetic transitions in TbMn2Si2-xGex compounds
H. Y. Hao, W. Q. Wang*, W. D. Hutchison, J. Y. Li, C. W. Wang, Q. F. Gu, S. J. Campbell, Z. X. Cheng e*, J.L. Wang*
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 590, 171654 (2024). ANSTO (IF=3.097)
3Synthesis and characterization of pH-triggered doxorubicin-conjugated polydopamine-coated cobalt ferrite nanoparticles for in-vitro/in-vivo studies in liver therapy
Sat Seption Dwitya, kuen-Song Lin*, Meng-Tzu Weng*, Ndumiso Vukile Mdlovu, Wei-Chin Tsai, Chun-Ming Wu
J. Ind. Eng. Chem 129, 499 (2024). NA (IF=6.760)
4Giant Magnetocaloric Effect in Spin Supersolid Candidate Na2BaCo(PO4)2
Junsen Xiang, Chuandi Zhang, Yuan Gao, Wolfgang Schmidt, Karin Schmalzl, Chin-Wei Wang, Bo Li, Ning Xi, Xin-Yang Liu, Hai Jin, Gang Li, Jun Shen, Ziyu Chen, Yang Qi, Yuan Wan, Wentao Jin*, Wei Li*, Peijie Sun*, Gang Su*
Nature 625, 270 (2024). ANSTO (IF=64.800)
5Liquid-like thermal conductivity in solid materials: Dynamic behavior of silver ions in argyrodites
Pai-Chun Wei*, Cheng-Rong Hsing, Chun-Chuen Yang, Yung-Hsiang Tung, Hsin-Jay Wu, Wan-Ting Yen, Yen-Chung Lai, Jey-Jau Lee, Chin-Wei Wang, Hung-Cheng Wu, Hung-Duen Yang, Venkatesh Singaravelu, Xiaohe Miao, Andrea Giugni, Jia-Kai Hu, Jui-Han Fu, Vincent Tung, Jian He, Ching-Ming Wei*, Jr-Hau He*
Nano Energy 122, 109324 (2024). ANSTO (IF=19.069)
6Gold-decorated laser-induced graphene for wearable biosensing anf joule heating applications
Yu-Sheng Hsiao, Yu-Ting Lin, Ying-Lin Chen, Hsueh-Sheng Tseng, Tzu-Yen Huang, Nian-Jheng Wu, Jen-Hsien Huang, Huei Chu Weng, Shih-Chieh Hsu*, Ta-Hung Cheng, Chih-Ping Chen*
J Taiwan Inst Chem Eng. 154, 104979 (2024). NA (IF=5.477)
7Structure and magnetic properties of a La0.75Sr0.25Cr0.90O3-δ single crystal
Kaitong Sun, Yinghao Zhu, S. Yano, Qian Zhao, Muqing Su, Guanping Xu, Ruifeng Zheng, Ying Ellie Fu, Hai-Feng Li*
Phys. B: Condens. Matter 678, 415776 (2024). NA (IF=2.988)
8Confinement effect in nanopores of shale and coal reservoirs: A review on experimental characterization methods
Minghan Li, Mengdi Sun*, Erfan Mohammadian, Yeping Ji, Tomasz P. Blach, Mehdi Ostadhassan, Jianjiang Wen, Chunming Wu, Zhejun Pan
Gas Science and Engineering 123, 205249 (2024). ANSTO (IF=5.830)
9Nano- and Microstructures of Collagen-Nanocellulose Hydrogels as Engineered Extracellular Matrices
Rodrigo Curvello, Vikram Singh Raghuwanshi, Chun-Ming Wu, Jitendra Mata, Gil Garnier*
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 16, 1370-1379 (2024). ANSTO (IF=9.500)
10Emergence of the isotropic Kitaev honeycomb lattice α-RuCl3 and its magnetic properties
Sang-Youn Park, Seung-Hwan Do∗, Kwang-Yong Choi, D Jang, Tae-Hwan Jang, J Scheffer, Chun-Ming Wu, J S Gardner, J M S Park, Jae-Hoon Park∗ ,Sungdae Ji∗
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 36, 215803 (2024). ANSTO (IF=2.700)
11Construction of core-shell TiNb2O7/Li4Ti5O12 composites with improved lithium storage for lithium-ion batteries
Yu-Sheng Hsiao, Lin-Yang Weng, Ta-Hung Cheng, Tzu-Yen Huang, Yen-Ju Wu, Jen-Hsien Huang, Nian-Jheng Wu, Shih-Chieh Hsu*, Huei Chu Weng*, Chih-Ping Chen*
J. Energy Storage 77, 109860 (2024). NA (IF=9.400)
12High-order harmonics and the reverse of the squaring up process in the quasi-two-dimensional triangular-lattice magnet HoPdAl4Ge2
Fei Gao, Weijun Ren*, Chin-Wei Wang†, S. Yano, Calder Stuart, Qiang Zhang, Hengheng Wu, Meng An, Yanpei Jing, Bing Li‡, Zhidong Zhang
Phys. Rev. B 109, 134407 (2024). ANSTO,SNS (IF=3.700)
13Vacancies tailoring lattice anharmonicity of Zintl-type thermoelectrics
Jinfeng Zhu, Qingyong Ren*, Chen Chen, Chen Wang, Mingfang Shu, Miao He, Cuiping Zhang, Manh Duc Le, Shuki Torri, Chin-Wei Wang, Jianli Wang, Zhenxiang Cheng, Lisi Li, Guohua Wang, Yuxuan Jiang, Mingzai Wu, Zhe Qu, Xin Tong*, Yue Chen*, Qian Zhang*, Jie Ma*
Nat. Commun. 15,2618 (2024). ANSTO,ISIS,Jparc (IF=16.600)
14Tunable magnetic structures in the helimagnet YBa(Cu1-xFex)2O5
Chun-Hao Lai, Chin-Wei Wang, Hung-Cheng Wu, Yu-Hui Liang, Andrew J. Studer, Wei-Tin Chen#, Chao-Hung Du*
Phys. Rev. Materials 8, 054404 (2024). ANSTO (IF=3.400)
15Ultrahigh zT from strong electron–phonon interactions and a low-dimensional Fermi surface
V. K. Ranganayakulu, Te-Hsien Wang, Cheng-Lung Chen*, Angus Huang, Ma-Hsuan Ma, Chun-Min Wu, Wei-Han Tsai, Tsu-Lien Hung, Min-Nan Ou, Horng-Tay Jeng*, Chih-Hao Lee, Kuei-Hsien Chen, Wen-Hsien Li, Madison K. Brod, G. Jeffrey Snyder ,Yang-Yuan Chen*
Energy Environ. Sci., 17, 1904 (2024). ANSTO (IF=32.500)
16Hidden magnetism, nonlinear magnetodielectric coupling, and large multicaloric effect in multiferroic L-type Fe2(MoO4)3
Athira P., Ajay Tiwari, M. -J. Hsieh, J. -Y. Lin, Nidhi Puri, C. -W. Wang, C. H. Prashanth, C. Dhanasekhar, C. L. Huang, H. D. Yang, Krishnamurthy Jyothinagram, D. Chandrasekhar Kakarla
Phys. Rev. Appl. 21, 054025 (2024). NA (IF=4.600)
17Preparation of stimuli-responsive mesoporous composites for in-vitro/in-vivo studies against liver cancer
Ndumiso Vukile Mdlovu, Kuen-Song Lin*, Meng-Tzu Weng*, Chun-Ming Wu, Sat Septian Dwitya, You-Sheng Lin
J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 135, 444-456 (2024). ANSTO (IF=5.278)