Assistant Professor
Physical Sciences
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Academic Details:

  • Assistant Professor: Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Berhampur, India, 2017 - Present
  • Post-Doc: Institute of Nanoelectronics, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel Kiel 24143, Germany, Advisor : Prof. Hermann Kohlstedt, 2016
  • Ph.D: Institute of Solid State Physics, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52428 Juelich, Advisor: Prof. Rainer Waser, 2010
  • M.Tech: Solid State Technology, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2005
  • M.Sc: Physics, Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 2002
Research Interest:

  • Thin film growth and characterization techniques.
  • Electronic materials and devices.
  • Complex functional oxide heterostructures and interface.
  • Ferroelectric/Multiferroic tunnel junctions.

  • H. Lim, R. Soni, H. W. Ahn, J. Y. Seok, S. K. Kim, I. Kim, J. S. Kim, C. S. Hwang, D. S. Jeong, Chameleonic electrochemical metallization cells: Dual layer solid electrolyte-inducing various switching behaviours, Nanoscale 8 (34), 15621-15628 (2016).

  • R. Soni, A. Petraru. H. S Nair, O. Vavra, M. Ziegler, S. K. Kim, D. S. Jeong, H. Kohlstedt, Polarity-tunable spin transport in all-oxide multiferroic tunnel junctions, Nanoscale, 8, 10799 (2016).

  • R. Soni, A. Petraru, P. Meuffels, O. Vavra, M. Ziegler, S. K. Kim, D. S. Jeong, N. A. Pertsev, H. Kohlstedt, Giant electrode effect on tunneling electroresistance in ferroelectric tunnel junctions, Nature Communications 5, 5414 (2014).

  • R. Soni, P. Meuffels, A. Petraru, M. Hansen, M. Ziegler, O. Vavra, H. Kohlstedt, D. S. Jeong, Bipolar switching polarity reversal by electrolyte layer sequence in electrochemical metallization cells with dual-layer solid electrolytes, Nanoscale 5, 12598 - 120606 (2013).

  • R Soni, P Meuffels, A Petraru, O Vavra, H Kohlstedt, Rate limiting step for the switching kinetics in Cu doped Ge0.3Se0.7 based memory devices with symmetrical and asymmetrical electrodes, Journal of Applied Physics 113 (12), 124504 (2013).

  • M. Ziegler, R. Soni, T. Patelczyk, M. Ignatov, T. Bartsch, P. Meuffels, and H. Kohlstedt, An electronic version of Pavlov's dog, Advanced Functional Materials 22 (13), 2744-2749 (2012).

  • R. Soni, P. Meuffels, G. Staikov, R. Weng, C. Kuegeler, A. Petraru, M. Hambe, R. Waser, H. Kohlstedt , On the stochastic nature of resistive switching in Cu doped Ge0. 3Se0. 7 based memory devices, Journal of Applied Physics 110 (5), 054509 (2011).

  • R. Soni, P. Meuffels, A. Petraru, M. Weides, C. Kügeler, R. Waser, H. Kohlstedt , Probing Cu doped Ge 0.3 Se 0.7 based resistance switching memory devices with random telegraph noise, Journal of Applied Physics 107 (2), 024517 (2010).
Teaching Expeiences:

  • PHY-102 Electromagnetism