• Qualifications :
    • Ph.D. (Physics), University of leeds, United Kingdom, 1977.
    • B.Sc. (Hons)(Physics), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1974.
  • Specialisation :
    • Experimental Solid State Physics
    • Materials Physics
    • Magnetic, Electrical and Dielectric Properties of Solids
    • Microwave Properties of Solids
  • Areas of Research :
    • Magnetic materials
    • Ferrites
    • Ferrite/Magnetic-Thermoplastic composites
    • Microwave absorbing materials
    • Multiferroics



  • Current Projects and Grants :
    • Cerium-doped yttrium iron garnet for magnetooptic application, IRPA 09-02-02-62-EA162, RM182.000.00.
    • Nanomagnetic Thermoplastic Natural Rubber Composites, 03-01-01-SF0059.
    • Magnetic elements doped silicon and germanium for spintronic application,03-01-02-SF0422.
    • Nanoparticles substituted yttrium iron garnet for magnetooptic application, 03-01-02-SF0538.



  • Selected Publications :
    • M.H. Abdullah and A.N.Yusoff, 1996. Complex Impedance and Dielectric Properties of an Mg-Zn Ferrite. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 233:129-135.
    • M.H.Abdullah and A.N.Yusoff, 1997. Frequency Dependence of Complex Impedannce and Dielectric Behaviour of Some Mg-Zn Ferrites, Journal of Materials Science 32:5817-5823.
    • M.H.Abdullah and A.N.Yusoff, 1997: Improvement in the Dielectric Properties of a Calsia-Doped Li-Ni-Zn Ferrite. Jurnal Fizik Malaysia 18:153-160.
    • M.H.Abdullah and A.N.Yusoff, 1998. Microstructural and Dielectric Properties of Ni-Zn and Li-Ni-Zn Ferrites by Impedance Spectrocopy, Pertanika J. of Science and Technology 6:200-215.
    • A.NYusoff and M.H.Abdullah, 2002. Microstructural and Microwave Electromagnetic and Absorption Properties of  a (Li0.5Fe0.5)0.4Ni0.3Zn0.3Fe2O4 Ferrite. J. Fizik Malaysia 22:19-27.
    • A.N.Yusoff, M.H.Abdullah, S.H.Ahmad, S.F.Jusoh, A.A.Mansor and S.A.A.Hamid, 2002. Electromagnetic and Absorption Properties of Some Microwave Absorbers. Journal of Applied Physics 92:876-882.
    • S.A.A.Hamid, M.H.Abdullah, S.H.Ahmad, A.A.Mansor and A.N.Yusoff, 2002. Effects of Natural Rubber on Microwave Absorption Characteristics of Some Li-Ni-Zn Ferrite-Thermoplastic Natural Rubber Composites. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 41: 5815-5820.
    • A.N.Yusoff and M.H.Abdullah, 2004: Microwave Electromagnetic and Absorption Properties of Some LiZn Ferrites. Journal of Magnetism and magnetic Materials 269:271-280.
    • S.W.Phang, R.Daik and M.H.Abdullah, 2004.Microwave Properties of Poly(4,4'-Diphenylene Diphenylvinylene). Polymer Testing 23:275-279.
    • W.S. Chiu, S. Radiman, R. Abd-Shukor, M. H. Abdullah, P. S. Khiew & N. H. Huang. 2005. Sintesis nanozarah magnet ferum (III) oksida dengan kaedah acuan. Jurnal Sains Malaysiana  34: 61 - 65.
    • S.W.Phang, R.Daik and M.H.Abdullah, 2005. Poly(4,4'-Diphenylene Diphenylvinylene) as a Non-Magnetic Microwave Absorbing Conjugated Polymer. Thin Solid Films 477:125-130.
    • S.Zakaria, B.H.Ong, S.H.Ahmad, M.H.Abdullah and T.Yamauchi, 2005. Preparation of Lumen-Loaded Pulp with Magnetite (Fe3O4). Materials Chemistry 89:216-220.
    • S.W. Phang, Rusli Daik & M.H.Abdullah. 2005. Electrical conductivity of soluble anionic surfactant-doped polypyroles. Asean Journal of Science and Technology for Developement, 22: 134-140.
    • A. N. Yusoff & M. H. Abdullah. 2005. Magnetic, Microstructure and Electrical Behaviour of some (Li0.5Fe0.5)0.7-xNixZn0.3Fe2O4. Journal of Solid State Science and Technology  13: 304 - 321.
    • C.H.Chia, S.Zakaria, S. Ahmad, M.H.Abdullah & S. Mohd Jani. 2006.Preparation of Magnetic Paper from Kenaf: Lumen Loading and in situ Synthesis Method. American Journal of Applied Sciences. 3: 1750-1754.
    • Dwi Puryanti, S.H.Ahmad & M.H.Abdullah. 2006. Effect of Nickel-Cobalt-Zinc Ferrite Filler on Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastic Natural Rubber Composites. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 45: 561-567.
    • A. N. Yusoff, M. H. Abdullah & S.H. Ahmad. 2007. The Electromagnetic and Absorption Properties of some TPNR/Fe2O3/YIG Microwave Absorbers as Revealed by a Microwave Vector Network Analyser and Specular Absorber Method. Jurnal Sains Malaysia 36: 327 - 338.
    • Dwi Puryanti, S.H.Ahmad & M.H. Abdullah. 2007. Effect of Nickel-Cobalt-Zinc Ferrite Filler on Magnetic and Thermal Properties of Thermoplastic Natural Rubber Composites, International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 56: 327-338.
    • S.W. Phang, Tesuo Hino, M.H. Abdullah & Noriyuki Kuramoto. 2007. Applications of Polyaniline Doubly Doped with p-Toluine Sulphonic Acid and Dichloroacetic Acid as Microwave Absorbing and Shielding Materials. Journal of Material Chemistry and Physics, 104: 327 - 335.
    • CW. Chiu, S.Radiman, M.H. Abdullah, P.S. Khiew. N.M. Huang & R. Abd-Shukor. 2007. One pot synthesis of monodisperse nanocrystals by pyrolysis reaction of organometallic compound. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 106: 231 - 235.
    • N.B. Ibrahim, S.M. Abdullah, N.R. Buang, R. Dewi, M. H. Abdullah & Z. Ibarahim. 2007. Characterisations of CexY3-xFe5O12 (x=0, 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5) thin films prepared using sol-gel method. Jurnal Fizik Malaysia. 28: 77 - 81.
    • C.H.Chia, S. Zakaria, K.K. Nguyen & M.H. Abdullah. 2008. Utilisation of unbleached kenaf fibres for the preparation of magnetic paper. Industrial Crops and Products. 28:333 - 339.
    • W.S.Chiu, S. Radiman, R. Abd-Shukor, M.H. Abdullah & P.S. Khiew. 2008. Tuable coercivity of CoF2O4 nanoparticles via thermal anneling treament. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 459: 291 - 297.
    • W.S. Chiu, P.S. Khiew, D. Isa, M. Cloke, S. Radiman. R. Abd-Shukor, M.H. Abdullah & N. M. Huang. 2008 Synthesis of two-dimensional Zn) nanoplellets by pyrolysis of zinc oleate. Chemical engineering Journal 142: 337 - 343.
    • Chia Chin Hua, Sarani Zakaria, R. Fahiyan, Liew Tze Khong, Kien L. Nguyen, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah & Sahrim Hj Ahmad. 2008. Size-controlled Synthesis and Characterization of Fe2O4 Nanoparticles by Chemical Coprecipitation Method. Jurnal Sains Malaysiana 37: 389 - 394.
    • M. H. Abdullah, M. Ahmad N. B. Ibrahim & A. N. Yusoff. 2008. Microwave Magnetic and Absorption Properties of some Cerium-Yttriun Iron Garnets, Jurnal Sains Malaysiana 37 : 205 -210.
    • Ing, K, Ahmad, S.H., Abdullah, M.H. & Puryanti, D. 2008. The effect of ? – ray irradiation on X-ray diffraction and magnetic properties of magnetite (Fe3O4 )nanoparticles. Jurnal of Solid State Science and Technology Letters 15: 84 – 89.
    • Dwi Puryanti, Sahrim Hj Ahmad, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah, Ahmad Nazlim Yusoff & Kong Ing. 2008. The effect of  60Co ? – irradiation on magnetic properties of nickel-zinc ferrite nanoparticles. Journal of Solid State Science and Technology Letters 15 : 44 – 50.
    • Kong Ing, Sahrim Hj Ahmad, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah , Ahmad Nazlim Yusoff & Dwi Puryanti. 2008. Magnetic and microwave absorbing properties of some magnetite-thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites. Worl;d Journal of Engineering 5 : 643 – 644.
    • Ibrahim, N.B., Abdul Rahman, N.H. & Abdullah, M.H. 2009. Structure and Magnetic Properties of Bulk MnxGe1-x  Ceramics. Solid State Science and Technology Letters 16:74 – 80.
    • Rosazley Ramli, Suriani Abu Bakar, sarani Zakaria, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah & Sahrim Hj Ahmad. 2009. Kesan Pemukulan Terhadap Pemasukan Magnetit (Fe3O4) Ke dalam Pulpa Kenaf (The effect of beating on the deposition of magnetite (Fe3O4) into kenaf pulps)  Jurnal Sains dan Matematik (UPSI), Vol. 1 No, 1: 1
    • Asa’ari, AZM., Zakaria, S., Shamsudin, R., Abdullah, M.H.. 2010. Cationic Starch as a Dry Strength Agent in Magnetic Papermaking. Jurnal Sains Malaysiana 39 : 239 – 242.
    • Asa’ari, AZM., Zakaria, S., Shamsudin, R., Abdullah, M.H.. 2010. Effect of Mixed Tropical Hardwood Kraft Pulp and Polyacrylamide Types on Magnetic Retention in Lumen Loaded Handsheets. Jurnal Sains Malaysiana. 39 : 441 -444.
    • Rose Farahiyan Munawar, Sarani Zakaria, Shhidan radiman, Chia Chin Hua, Mustaffa Abdullah & Yamauchi, T. 2010. Properites of magnetic Paper Prepared via in Situ Synthesis Method. Jurnal Sains Malaysiana  39: 593 – 598.
    • Ing Kong, Sahrim Hj Ahmad, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah, David Hui, Ahmad Nazlim Yusoff & Dwi Puryanti. 2010. Magnetic and microwave absorbing properties of magnetite-thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites. Journal of Magnetism and magnetic Materials, 322: 3401 – 3409.
    • Ramadan E. Shaiboub, Noor Baa’yah Ibrahim, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah & Ftema W. Abdulhade. 2010. Anneling effect on the microstructureal and magnetic properties of Er2.5Y0.5Fe5O12 films prepared by sol-gel method. Journal of Fundamental Sciences 6:111–115.
    • Moayad Husein Flaifel, Sahrim Hj Ahmad & Mustaffa Hj Abdullah. 2010.  Temperature effect on magnetic properties of TPNR-NiZn ferrite nanocomposites. Solid State Science and Technology  18: 417 – 423.
    • Kong, I., Ahmad, S.H., Abdullah, M.H., Yusoff, A.N. & Mou’ad A. Taraneh. 2010. The effect of gamma ray irradiation on morphology and magnetic properties of TPNR-magnetite nanocomposites. Solid State Science and Technology Letters, 17: 84 – 88.
    • Kong Ing, Sahrim Hj. Ahmad & Mustaffa Hj Abdullah. 2010. The effects of gamma irradiation on thermal and dynamic mechanical properties of TPNR-Fe3O4 nanocomposites. Solid State Science and Technology Letters, 17:  177 – 181.


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