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Saidur Rahman Bakaul

Assistant Materials Scientist


Professional Experience

  • 2017-present: Assistant Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2013-2017: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2012-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyushu University


  • Ph.D. National University of Singapore, 2011
  • B.Sc. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 2005

Research Interest

Ferroelectric materials, freestanding complex oxides, beyond-CMOS microelectronic memory, scanning probe microscopy

Ten Highlight Publications (over 750 citations combined for these 10; * indicates the corresponding author)

(10) M. Abuwasib, C. R. Serrao, L. Stan, S. Salahuddin, S. R. Bakaul*, Tunneling electroresistance effects in epitaxial complex oxides on silicon”, Applied Physics Letters 116, 032902 (2020). [Featured Article]

(9)  S. R. Bakaul*, J. Kim, S. Hong, M. J Cherukara, T. Zhou, L. Stan, C. R. Serrao, S. Salahuddin, A. K. Petford‐Long, D. D Fong, M. V. Holt, Ferroelectric domain wall motion in freestanding single‐crystal complex oxide thin film,”, Advanced Materials 32, 1907036 (2019). 

(8)  S. R. Bakaul, C. Serrao, O. J. Lee, Z. Lu, A. Yadav, C. Carraro, R. Maboudian, ” High-speed epitaxial perovskite memory on flexible substrate”, R. Ramesh and S. Salahuddin, Advanced Materials 29, 1605699 (2017). 

(7)  S. R. Bakaul, C. R. Serrao, M. Lee, L. You, C. W. Yeung, A. Sarker, S.-L. Hsu, A. Yadav, A. I. Khan, J. D. Clarkson, C. Hu, R. Ramesh, S. Salahuddin, Single-crystal functional oxides on silicon,” Nature Communications 7, 10547 (2016).

(6)  A. I. Khan, K. Chatterjee, B. Wang, S. Drapcho, L. You, C. Serrao, S. R. Bakaul, R. Ramseh, and S. Salahuddin, Negative capacitance in a ferroelectric capacitor”, Nature Materials 14, 182 (2014).

(5)  S. R. Bakaul, S. Hu, and T. Kimura, Thermal gradient driven enhancement of pure spin current at room temperature in nonlocal spin transport devices”, Physical Review B 88, 184407 (2013).

(4)   S. R. Bakaul*, T. Wu, and T. Kimura, Intrinsic domain-wall resistivity in half-metallic manganite thin films”, Physical Review B 86, 184404 (2012).

(3)   D. Wang, Q. Chen, G. Z. Xing, J. Yi, S. R. Bakaul, J. Ding, J. Wang, and T. Wu, Robust room-temperature ferromagnetism with giant anisotropy in Nd-doped ZnO nanowire arrays”, Nano Letters 12, 3994 (2012).

(2)   S. R. Bakaul, W. Lin, and T. Wu, Evolution of stripe to bubble magnetic domains in oxide ferromagnetic thin films”, Applied Physics Letters 99, 042503 (2011).

(1S. R. Bakaul, B. L. Wu, G.C. Han, Y.H. Wu, Probing magnetization reversal in ferromagnetic disk by superconductor-ferromagnet junction”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 042503 (2010).