Prof. Nanlin Wang 王楠林

Chair Professor

Contact Info

Office:Physics Building W678, 物理楼西678

Tel:86-10-6276-5081

Email:nlwang@pku.edu.cn

Group website: http://www.phy.pku.edu.cn/~nlwang/chs/index.html

 

Education

Degree

Year

Major    

Institution

Ph.D.

1989-1991

Condensed matter physics

University of Science and Technology of China

M.S.

1986-1989

Solid state physics

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

B.S.

1978-1982

Physics

Zhengzhou University

 

Professional Appointments

Year

Position

Institution

1992-1994

Lecturer

University of Science and Technology of China

1994-1996

Alexander von Humboldt research fellow

Technical university of Darmstadt, Germany

1996-1998

ISTEC & STA research fellow

International center for STEC, Japan

1998-1999

Postdoctoral research associate

Simon Fraser University, Canada

1999-1999

Professor

Cryogenic Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2000-2014

Professor

Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2014-present

Chair professor

International Center for Quantum Materials, School of Physics, Peking University, China

 

Research Interests

1. Infrared and optical spectroscopy, time-domain THz and ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy

2. Unconventional superconductivity; Crystal growth and exploration of novel superconductors

3. Competing orders and collective phenomena in complex/correlated electronic materials (e.g. transition metal oxides/chalcogenides, intermetallic compounds and heavy fermions)

4. 3D Dirac/Weyl fermions

 

Honors and Awards

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher award, 2014, 2015;

The first prize of China’s State Natural Sciences Award, 2013;

Fellow of American Physical Society, 2012;

YeQiSun Award of Chinese Physical Society, 2009;

Outstanding scientific achievement award from Qiu Shi Science & Technologies Foundation, HongKong, 2009.

NSFC funds for Outstanding Young Scientists, 2000;

“Hundred talents program” of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1998

 

Selected Publications

1. R. Y. Chen and N. L. Wang, 'Infrared properties of heavy-fermions: evolution from weak to strong hybridizations', Reports on Progress in Physics, (accepted, 2016)  (invited review article).

2. R. Y. Chen, Z. G. Chen, X.-Y. Song, J. A. Schneeloch, G. D. Gu, F. Wang, and N. L. Wang, “Magneto-infrared spectroscopy of Landau levels and Zeeman splitting of three-dimensional massless Dirac Fermions in ZrTe5.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 176404 (2015) (Editors's suggestion).

3. R. Y. Chen, S. J. Zhang, J. A. Schneeloch, C. Zhang, Q. Li, G. D. Gu, N. L. Wang, “Optical spectroscopy study of three dimensional Dirac semimetal ZrTe5.” Phys. Rev. B 92, 075107 (2015).

4. H. P. Wang, Y. L. Sun, X. B. Wang, Y. Huang, T. Dong, R. Y. Chen, G. H. Cao, and N. L. Wang, 'Coexistence of superconductivity and density wave in Ba2Ti2Fe2As4O: An optical spectroscopy study.' Phys. Rev. B 90, 144508 (2014). (editor's suggestion)

5. B. F. Hu, B. Cheng, R. H. Yuan, T. Dong, and N. L. Wang, 'Coexistence and competition of multiple charge-density-wave orders in rare-earth tri-telluride RTe3.' Phys. Rev. B 90, 085105, (2014). (Editor’s suggestion).

6. R. Y. Chen, B. F. Hu, T. Dong, and N. L. Wang, 'Revealing multiple charge-density-wave orders in TbTe3 by optical conductivity and ultrafast pump-probe experiments.' Phys. Rev. B 89, 075114 (2014).

7. A. F. Fang, G. Xu, T. Dong, P. Zheng, and N. L. Wang, “Structural phase transition in IrTe2: A combined study of optical spectroscopy and band structure calculations.” Scientific Reports 3, 1153 (2013). (highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters)

8. R. H. Yuan, T. Dong, Y. J. Song, P. Zheng, G. F. Chen, J. P. Hu, J.Q. Li and N. L. Wang, “Nanoscale phase separation of antiferromagnetic order and superconductivity in K0.75Fe1.75Se2.” Scientific Reports 2, 221 (2012). (highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters)

9. Z. G. Chen, T. Dong, R. H. Ruan, B. F. Hu, B. Cheng, W. Z. Hu, P. Zheng, Z. Fang, X. Dai, N. L. Wang, 'Measurement of the c-Axis Optical Reflectance of AFe2As2 (A=Ba, Sr) Single Crystals: Evidence of Different Mechanisms for the Formation of Two Energy Gaps.' Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 097003 (2010).

10. G. F. Chen, Z. G. Chen, J. Dong, W. Z. Hu, G. Li, X. D. Zhang, P. Zheng, J. L. Luo, N. L. Wang, “Electronic properties of single-crystalline Fe1.05Te and Fe1.03Se0.30Te0.70.” Phys. Rev. B79, 140509(R) (2009). (highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters)

11. W. Z. Hu, J. Dong, G. Li, Z. Li, P. Zheng, G. F. Chen, J. L. Luo, and N. L. Wang, “Origin of the Spin Density Wave Instability in AFe2As2 (A=Ba,Sr) as Revealed by Optical Spectroscopy.” Phys. Rev. Lett.101, 257005 (2008).  (highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters)

12. G. Li, W. Z. Hu, J. Dong, Z. Li, P. Zheng, G. F. Chen, J. L. Luo, N. L. Wang, 'Probing superconducting energy gap from infrared spectroscopy on a Ba0.6K0.4Fe2As2 single crystal with Tc=37 K.' Phys. Rev. Lett.101, 107004 (2008).

13. G. F. Chen, Z. Li, D. Wu, G. Li, W. Z. Hu, J. Dong, P. Zheng, J. L. Luo, and N. L. Wang, 'Superconductivity at 41 K and Its Competition with Spin-Density-Wave Instability in Layered CeO1-xFxFeAs.' Phys. Rev. Lett.100, 247002 (2008). (editor's suggestion, highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters)

14. J. Dong, H. J. Zhang, G. Xu, Z. Li, G. Li, W. Z. Hu, D. Wu, G. F. Chen, X. Dai, J. L. Luo, Z. Fang, N. L. Wang, 'Competing Orders and Spin-Density-Wave Instability in LaO1-xFxFeAs.' Europhys. Lett.83, 27006 (2008). (highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters)

15. G. F. Chen, Z. Li, G. Li, J. Zhou, D. Wu, J. Dong, W. Z. Hu, P. Zheng, Z. J. Chen, H. Q. Yuan, J. Singleton, J. L. Luo, and N. L. Wang, 'Superconducting Properties of the Fe-Based Layered Superconductor LaFeAsO0.9F0.1-x.' Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 057007 (2008). (It was the first paper posted on arXiv.org on FeAs-based superconductor.)

16. G. Li, W. Z. Hu, D. Qian, D. Hsieh, M. Z. Hasan, E. Morosan, R. J. Cava, and N. L. Wang, 'Semimetal to semimetal charge density wave transition in 1T-TiSe(2).' Phys. Rev. Lett.99, 027404 (2007).

17. G. Li, W. Z. Hu, J. Dong, D. Qian, D. Hsieh, M. Z. Hasan, E. Morosan, R. J. Cava, and N. L. Wang, 'Anomalous metallic state of Cu0.07TiSe2: an optical spectroscopy study.' Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 167002 (2007).

18. N. L. Wang, P. Zheng, D. Wu, Y. C. Ma, T. Xiang, R. Y. Jin, and D. Mandrus, “Infrared probe of the electronic structure and charge dynamics in Na0.7CoO2Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 237007 (2004).

19. N. L. Wang, Dong Wu, G. Li, X. H. Chen, C. H. Wang, and X. G. Luo, “Infrared spectroscopy of the charge ordering transition of Na0.5CoO2Phys. Rev. Lett.93, 147403 (2004).

(Highly cited paper in Thomson Reuters: Citations in the top 1% of the academic field)

 

Open Positions

1 Postdoc Position and 1-2 Ph.D students positions/year. Strong background in physics and/or materials science, good computer programming skills are desirable.