Dr. Fran Kurnia Postdoc

f.kurnia[at]tum.de | (+49 89 289) 54 443
Room 46206
Lichtenbergstr. 4, 85748 Garching

B.Sc. Physics. Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia.
Preliminary Studies of Plasma Confinement in Plasma Nuclear Reactor by Using ITER Simulation
M.Sc. Physics. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea.
Transport and Magnetic Properties of Plasma-treated SrRuO3 Thin Films on SrTiO3
Ph.D. Material Science and Engineering - UNSW Sydney, Australia.
Solid Solution and Multilayer Semiconductor Thin Films as Highly Efficient Water-Splitting Photocatalysts

Fran's work focuses on emerging materials for optoelectronics and optoionics applications. This work includes thin film growth by pulsed laser deposition, materials characterization, and photodevice application.

15 A review of non-oxide semiconductors for photoelectrochemical water splitting
Fran Kurnia, Jason A. Scott, Nagarajan Valanoor, and Judy N. Hart
J. Mater. Chem. 11, 802-826 (2023)
14 ZnS-GaP solid solution thin films with enhanced visible-light photocurrent
Pariasadat Musavigharavi, Fran Kurnia, Lin Xie, Collin Keon Young Park, Yun Hau Ng, Jiaqing He, Judy N. Hart, and Nagarajan Valanoor
ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 4, 10, 10756–10761 (2021)
13 Optical tuning of tesistance switching in polycrystalline gallium phosphide thin films
Fran Kurnia, Jan Seidel, Judy N. Hart, and Nagarajan Valanoor
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 12, 9, 2327–2333 (2021)
12 Self-assembled NiO nanocrystal arrays as memristive elements
Fran Kurnia, Chunli Liu, Nallagatla Raveendra, Chang Uk Jung, Rama K. Vasudevan, Nagarajan Valanoor
Adv. Electron. Mater. 6, 1901153 (2020)
11 GaP–ZnS multilayer films: visible-light photoelectrodes by interface engineering
Collin K. Park, Paria S. M. Gharavi, Fran Kurnia, Qi Zhang, Cui Ying Toe, Mohammed Al-Farsi, Neil L. Allan, Yin Yao, Lin Xie, Jiaqing He, Yun Hau Ng, Nagarajan Valanoor, and Judy N. Hart
J. Phys. Chem. (2019)
10 Nanoscale probing of elastic–electronic response to vacancy motion in NiO nanocrystals
Fran Kurnia, Jeffrey Cheung, Xuan Cheng, Jivika Sullaphen, Sergei V. Kalinin, Nagarajan Valanoor, and Rama K. Vasudevan
ACS Nano 11, 8, 8387–8394 (2017)
9 Localised nanoscale resistive switching in GaP thin films with low power consumption
Fran Kurnia, Chunli Liu, Guangqing Liu, Rama K. Vasudevan, Sang Mo Yang, Sergei V. Kalinin, Nagarajan Valanoor and Judy N. Hart
J. Mater. Chem. C 2153-2159 (2017)
8 Defect engineering of ZnS thin films for photoelectrochemical water-splitting under visible light
Fran Kurnia, Yun Hau Ng, Rose Amal, Nagarajan Valanoor, Judy N. Hart
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 153, 179-185 (2016)
7 ZnS thin films for visible-light active photoelectrodes: effect of film morphology and crystal structure
Fran Kurnia, Yun Hau Ng, Yiming Tang, Rose Amal, Nagarajan Valanoor, and Judy N. Hart
Cryst. Growth Des. 16, 5, 2461–2465 (2016)
6 Compliance current induced non-reversible transition from unipolar to bipolar resistive switching in a Cu/TaOx/Pt structure
Fran Kurnia, C. U. Jung, B. W. Lee, and Chunli Liu
Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 073501 (2015)
5 Band-gap control of zinc sulfide: Towards an efficient visible-light-sensitive photocatalyst
Fran Kurnia, and Judy N. Hart
ChemPhysChem 2397-2402 (2015)
4 The evolution of conducting filaments in forming-free resistive switching Pt/TaOx/Pt structures
Fran Kurnia, Chunli Liu, C. U. Jung, and B. W. Lee
Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 152902 (2013)
3 The effect of plasma treatment on the physical properties of SrRuO3 films on SrTiO3 substrate
Fran Kurnia, Octolia Togibasa Tambunan, Bowha Lee, Jinsung Choi, Jaewon Cho, Bae Ho Park, Seung Bo Shim, Jinhee Kim, Ji-Yong Park, and Chang Uk Jung
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 82, 013706 (2013)
2 Composition dependence of unipolar resistance switching in TaOx thin films
F. Kurnia, Hadiyawarman, C. U. Jung, Ranju Jung, Chunli Liu
Phys. Status Solidi RRL 5: 253-255 (2011)
1 Effect of NiO growth conditions on the bipolar resistance memory switching of Pt/NiO/SRO structure
F Kurnia, Hadiyawarman , C. U. Jung, S. B. Lee, S. M. Yang, H. W. Park, S. J. Song, C. S. Hwang, Chunli Liu
J. Korean Phys. Soc. 57(6(1)), 1856 - 1861 (2010)
Fellowships, Awards, and Honors
EPSRC Fellowships, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom 2018-2021
UNSW Postgraduate Scholarships, Sydney, Australia 2013-2017
Graduation w. High Distinction, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea 2012
Korean Government Scholarships Program 2010-2012
Graduation w. High Distinction, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia 2009
DIKTI Scholarships by Indonesia Ministry of Education 2005-2009