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Lifang Xu

Chief engineer

Key Laboratory of Condensed Matter Theory and Computation,
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Lifang Xu
Career History:
B.S., ,Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. 1984
Ph.D., International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy. , 1990
Post-Doc. At Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China and at Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden.1990-1994
Associate Professor at Cryogenic Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. 1995-1999
Associate Professor at Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. 2000-2004
Professor, Physics, Institute of Physics, 2005-present

Research Interests:
Research work mainly involves First Principles Calculations, Quantum and Classical Molecular Dynamics, and Quantum Theory as well, Current research interests include: Atoms and molecules on surfaces; Magnetic properties; MD simulation of water properties; QMD study of spin current.

Institute of Physics P.O.Box 603 Beijing, 100190, China

Selected Recent Publications:
1.Sheng Meng, L. F. Xu and E. G. Wang, and Shiwu Gao, "Vibrational Recognition of Hydrogen-bonded Water Networks on a Metal Surface", Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 176104 (2002); Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 059602 (2003).
2.Jianjun Yang, Sheng Meng, L. F. Xu, and E.G. Wang, "Ice Tessellation on a Hydroxylated Silica Surface",Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 146102, (2004).
3.S. B. Zhang, Lixin Zhang, L.F. Xu, E. G. Wang, Xi Liu, Ji-Feng Jia, and Qi-Kun Xue, "Spin driving reconstructions on the GaAs(001):Mn surface", Phys. Rev. B69, 121308(R), (2004).
4.Y. Yu, C. Z. Gu, L. F. Xu, and S. B. Zhang, "Ab initio structural characterization of a hydrogen-covered diamond (001) surface", Phys. Rev. B70, 125423 (2004).
5.Zheshuai Lin, L.F. Xu, R. K. Li,Zhizhong Wang,Chuangtian Chen, Ming-Hsien Lee, E.G. Wang, and Ding-sheng Wang, "Ab initio Studies on Hygroscopic Properties of Borate Crystals", Phys. Rev. B70, 233104(2004).
6.Jianjun Yang, Sheng Meng, L. F. Xu, and E.G. Wang, "Water adsorption on hydroxylated silica surfaces studied using the density functional theory",Phys. Rev. B71, 035413 (2005).
7.Y. Yang, S. Meng, L.F. Xu, E.G. Wang and S.W. Gao, "Dissociation dynamics of NaCl nanocrystal in liquid water", Phys. Rev. E72, 012602 (2005).
8.R. J. Xiao, H. X. Yang, L. F. Xu, H. R. Zhang, Y. G. Shi and J. Q. Li, "Electronic structure and electron energy-loss spectra of Sr0.35CoO2", Solid State Comm. 135, 687 (2005).
9.Y.H. Kim, S.B. Zhang, Y. Yu, L.F. Xu and C.Z. Gu, "Dihydrogen bonding, p-type conductivity, and origin of change in work function of hydrogenated diamond (001) surfaces", Phys. Rev. B74, 075329 (2006).
10.H. X. Yang, L.F. Xu, C. Z. Gu and S. B. Zhang, "First-principles study of oxygenated diamond (001) surfaces with and without hydrogen", Applied Surface Sciences, 253, 4266 (2007).
11.H. X. Yang, L.F. Xu, Z. Fang, C. Z. Gu and S. B. Zhang, "Bond- Counting Rule for Carbon and Its Application to the Roughness of Diamond (001)", Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 026101(2008).

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