Prof. Dr. Xiong-Jun Liu 刘雄军

量子材料中心研究员,博士生导师

Contact Info

Office:Physics Building W535, 物理楼西535

Tel:86-10-62760987

Email:xiongjunliu@pku.edu.cn

Personal Homepage:http://icqm.pku.edu.cn/contents/944/2196.html

 

Education

Degree

Year

Major    

Institution

Ph.D.

09/2007-08/2011

Physics

Texas A&M University

M.S.

09/2002-06/2005

Theoretical Physics

S. S. Chern Institute of Mathematics, Nankai University

B.S.

09/1998-06/2002

Physics

Nankai University

 

Professional Appointments

Year

Position

Institution

08/2012-08/2014

IAS Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute for Advance Study at HKUST

and MIT

08/2011-07/2012

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Joint Quantum Institute and

Condensed Matter Theory Center,

University of Maryland

01/2006-08/2007

Research Fellow (B)

National University of Singapore

08/2005-01/2006

Research Assistant

National University of Singapore

 

Research Interests

1. Condensed Matter Theory:  topological phases of quantum matter (currently focused on topological superconductors and Majorana fermions), semiconductor spintronics.

2. Theoretical Cold Atoms: simulation of exotic topological states, synthetic gauge fields and spin-orbit coupling effects, and many-body physics.

 

Honors and Awards

2014-2015

National One-Thousand Youth-Talent Program of China

2009-2010            

George Bush Presidential Library Fund, Texas A&M University, USA

 

Selected Publications

The full publication list can be found at: http://arxiv.org/find/all/1/au:+liu_xiong_jun/0/1/0/all/0/1

14. H. Wang, H. Wang, H. Liu, H. Lu, W. Yang, S. Jia, X. -J. Liu*, X. C. Xie, J. Wei*, and J. Wang*, 'Observation of superconductivity induced by a point contact on 3D Dirac semimetal Cd3As2 crystals'. Nature Mater. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmat4456 (2015).

13. J. -S. Pan, X. -J. Liu*, W. Zhang*, W. Yi*, and G. -C. Guo, “Topological Superradiant States in a Degenerate Fermi Gas.” Phys. Rev. Lett.115, 045303 (2015).

12. J. Wu, J. Liu, and X. -J. Liu*,“Topological Spin Texture in a Quantum Anomalous Hall Insulator.” Phys. Rev. Lett.113,136403 (2014).

11. X. -J. Liu,J. J. He, and K. T. Law, “Demonstrating Lattice Symmetry Protection in Topological Crystalline Superconductors.” Phys. Rev. B 90, 235141 (2014).

10. X. -J. Liu, Chris L. M. Wong, and K. T. Law, “Non-Abelian Majorana Doublets in Time-Reversal-Invariant-Topological Superconductor.” Phys. Rev. X 4, 021018 (2014).

9. X. -J. Liu, K. T. Law, and T. K. Ng, “Realization of 2D Spin-Orbit Interaction and Exotic Topological Orders in Cold Atoms.” Phys. Rev. Lett.112, 086401 (2014).

8. J. J. He, J. Wu, T. P. Choy, X. -J. Liu, Y. Tanaka, and K. T. Law, “Correlated Spin Currents Generated by Resonant Crossed Andreev Reflections in Topological Superconductors.” Nature Comm., 5, 3232 (2014).

7. X. -J. Liu, K. T. Law, T. K. Ng, and Patrick A. Lee, “Detecting Topological Phases in Cold Atoms .” Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 120402 (2013).

7. X. -J. Liu, Z. -X. Liu, and M. Cheng, “Manipulating Topological Edge Spins in a One-Dimensional Optical Lattice.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 076401 (2013).

6. X. -J. Liu and Alejandro M. Lobos, “Manipulating Majorana Fermions in Quantum Nanowires with Broken Inversion Symmetry.” Phys. Rev. B87, 060504 (Rapid Comm.) (2013). 

5. X. -J. Liu,“Andreev Bound states in One-Dimensional Topological Superconductor.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 106404 (2012). 

4. X. -J. Liu, X. Liu, and J. Sinova, “Scaling of the Anomalous Hall Effect in the Insulating Regime.”Phys. Rev. B 84, 165304 (2011); Editor’s suggestions

3. X. -J.Liu, X.Liu, Congjun Wu,and J.Sinova, “Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in Cold Atoms Trapped in a Square Lattice.” Phys. Rev. A81, 033622 (2010).

2. X. -J.Liu, M. F. Borunda, X.Liu, and J.Sinova, “Effect of Induced Spin-Orbit Coupling for Atoms via Laser Fields.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102,046402 (2009).

1. X. -J.Liu, X. Liu, L. C. Kwek,and C. H. Oh, “Optically Induced Spin-Hall Effect in Atoms.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 026602 (2007).

 

Open Positions

We plan to recruit 1-2 graduate students per year. Senior undergraduate students are also welcome to participate in research.

1-2 Postdoctoral positions are available.