Kalarikad Jonah Thomas
  • Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, 440-746, Korea

    TEL : +82-31-299-4456
    FAX : +82-31-299-4618
    Email : kalarikad@skku.edu
  • Education
  • 1997, Ph. D., University of Cambridge, UK.
  • 1991, M. Phil., University of Kerala, India.
  • 1986, M. Sc., Ranked first in the University of Kerala, India
  • Professional Career
  • 2009-Present : Associate Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea.
  • 2008–2009: Senior Research Fellow, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • 2000-2008 : Royal Society Research Fellow, Eliz Challenor
  • 1998–2000 : Research Associate, Semiconductor Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
  • 1992-1993 : Project Assistant, Material Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science
  • 1992-1993 : Senior Research Fellow (SRF), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Fellowship (CSIR), Department of Physics, University of Kerala
  • 1987-1990 : Junior Research Fellow, Centre for Systems & Devices, Indian Institute of Technology
  • Research Area
  • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics:
    - Design and fabrication of semiconductor nanostructures.
    - Electron Transport in One-Dimensional Quantum Wires: ballistic constrictions, long wires, series and parallel coupled wires.
  • I currently focus on effects of electron-electron interaction in quantum wires which may give rise to possible electron liquid and solid phases.
  • Awards and Honours
  • 2000 ElizabethChallenor Royal Society Research Fellowship
  • 2000 EPSRC Advanced Fellowship (Relinquished following selection to Royal Society Fellowship)
  • 1993-1997 Association of Commonwealth Universities Research Scholarship
  • 1992 Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
  • 1986 First rank in M. Sc (Physics) examination of Kerala University, India
  • 1984 Government of India Merit Scholarship
  • Main Publications
  • "Incipient Formation of an Electron Lattice in a Weakly Confined Quantum Wire"
    Hew W. K., Thomas K. J., Pepper M., Farrer I., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C. and Ritchie D. A.,
    2009, Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 056804.
  • "Row coupling in an interacting quasi-one-dimensional quantum wire"
    Smith L. W., Hew W. K., Thomas K. J., Pepper M., Farrer I., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C. and Ritchie D. A., submitted for publication to Phys. Rev. Lett..
  • "Spin-incoherent transport in quantum wires"
    Hew W. K., Thomas K. J., Pepper M., Farrer I., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C. and Ritchie D. A.,
    2008, Phys. Rev. Lett., 101, 036801.
  • "Tuning the confinement strength in a split-gate quantum wire"
    Hew W. K., Thomas K. J., Farrer I., Anderson D., Ritchie D. A. and Pepper M.,
    2008, Physica E, 40, 1645–1647.
  • "Field-induced modulation of the conductance, thermoelectric power, and magnetization in ballistic coupled double quantum wires under a tilted magnetic field"
    Huang D., Lyo S. K., Thomas K. J. and Pepper M.,
    2008, Phys. Rev. B., 77, 085320.