Zuxin YE

 

Department of Materials Science                                   Department of Physics and Astronomy                  

Brookhaven National Laboratory                                                          Stony Brook University

Upton, NY 11973-5000, USA                                                                           NY 11790, USA

Tel: 1-631-344-3954             

Fax:1-631-344-4071

zye@ic.sunysb.edu                                                                 

                                                                                             

Objective

A post-doctorate position in physics or materials science.

 

Research Interests

Electronic, magnetic, thermal and structural properties of solids; Flux pinning and flux dynamics in superconductors; Strongly correlated electron systems; Density Functional Theory calculation.

 

Education                      

Ph.D. in Physics:   (expected) State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1/2005. Advisor: Dr. Qiang Li (Brookhaven National Laboratory), and Prof. Peter W. Stephens (State University of New York at Stony Brook).

M.A. in Physics:      State University of New York at Stony Brook, 5/2001.

B.Sc. in Physics:   University of Science and Technology of China, 7/1999. Advisor: Prof. Bangjiao Ye and Prof. Huimin Weng.

 

Research Experience

2001-present    Research assistant, Superconducting Materials Group (group leader: Dr. Masaki Suenaga), Materials Science Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory

·        Magneto-Optical Imaging of flux matter in superconductors

·        Flux pinning and flux dynamics in superconductors

·        Electro and thermal transport properties measurement

·        Sample preparation

·        Programming of instrument control

·        Density Functional Theory calculation

 

2000(summer)  Research assistant, Nuclear Structure Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, SUNY at Stony Brook

·        g ray spectroscopy in nuclear structure study

·        Programming for data analysis using FORTRAN and C

 

1997-1999     Research assistant, Nuclear Solid State Physics Group, Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, China

·        Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy in Solid State Physics

·        Neutron irradiation defects in metals

 

Teaching Experience

1999-2001      Teaching Assistant, SUNY at Stony Brook. Undergraduate physics lab teaching, grading and tutoring.

 

Membership

     American Physical Society

      Materials Research Society

 

Theoretical Skills

·        Full Potential Density Functional Theory

·        Many-body Perturbation Theory (Green’s Function Method)   

 

Technical Skills

·        Magneto-Optical Imaging technique;

·        Photo-lithography; Laser patterning; mask design using AutoCAD;

·        Transport property measurement;

·        Operation of UHV systems;

·        Structure Characterization using nuclear technique;

·        Nuclear irradiation protection;

·        Electronics: Analytical Circuit; Digital Circuit; Digital Signal Processing; NIM; Computer interfacing using GPIB, CAMAC.

 

Computer Skills

·        Programming languages: C, C++, Fortran, Java, Assembly, Labview.

·        Computational software: Mat-lab, Mathematica, IDL.

·        Operating system: Windows, UNIX.

 

Honors and Awards

·        University of Science and Technology of China Outstanding Thesis Award, 1999.

·        Excellent Student Scholarship, 1998.

 

Publications

·        Zuxin Ye, Qiang Li, Y. F. Hu, A. V. Pogrebnyakov, Y. Cui, X. X. Xi, J. M. Redwing, and Qi Li, “Unraveling the mechanism of the dentritic magnetic instability in superconducting MgB2 films”, submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett.   

 

·        Zuxin Ye, Qiang Li, G. D. Gu, J. J. Tu, W. N. Kang, Eun-Mi Choi, Hyeong-Jin Kim, and Sung-Ik Lee, “Magneto-Optical Studies of the Critical States in c-axis Oriented MgB2 Thin Film and Bulk MgB2/Mg Nano-Composites”, IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond. 13, 3722 (2003).

 

·        Zuxin Ye, Qiang Li, M. Suenaga, and V. F. Solovyov, “Magneto Optical Studies of YBCO Thick Films in The Critical State”, NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Volume 142, “Magneto-Optical Imaging”, Eds. T.H.Johansen and D. V. Shantsev, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Hardbound, ISBN 1-4020-1997-1, p175-182, May 2004.

 

·        Zuxin Ye, Qiang Li, Y. Zhu, W. D. Si and P. D. Johnson, “Direct Observation of Transition from Flux Pinning to Channeling Behavior in YBa2Cu3O7-d Films Induced by the Substrate Defects”, to be submitted to Appl. Phys. Lett.

 

·        Zuxin Ye, Qiang Li, V. F. Solovyov, M. Suenaga, and W. D. Si, “Fractal Penetration of Magnetic Flux in Type II Superconductors”, (in preparation).

 

·        Zuxin Ye, Qiang Li, Genda Gu, and V. F. Solovyov, “a-b Anisotropy of Flux Penetration in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d”, (in preparation).

 

·        Qiang Li, M. Suenaga, Z. Ye, S. R. Foltyn, and H. Wang, “Reversal of Thickness Dependence of Critical Current Density Jc(T,H) in YBa2Cu3O7-d Thick Films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 3528 (2004).

 

·        M. Suenaga, Q. Li, Z. Ye, M. Iwakuma, K. Toyota, F. Funaki, S. R. Foltyn, H. Wang, and John. R. Clem, “Thickness Dependence of AC Losses in Circular Disks of YBa2Cu3O7 Films in Perpendicular Magnetic Fields”, J. Appl. Phys. 95, 208 (2004).

 

·        M. Suenaga, V. F. Solovyov, Q. Li, Z. Ye, H. J. Wiesmann, M. Iwakuma, M. Fukui, K. Toyota, F. Funaki, T. H. Johansen, D. V. Shantsev and J. R. Clem, “AC Loss in Circular Disks of Thin YBa2Cu3O7 Films in Perpendicular Magnetic Fields”, J. Appl. Phys. 94, 502 (2003).

 

·        Qiang Li, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, A. R. Moodenbaugh, G. D. Gu, M. Suenaga, Z. X. Ye, and D. A. Fisher, “Comparative Studies of MgB2/Mg Nano-Composites and Press- Sintered MgB2 Pellets”, IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond. 13, 3051 (2003).

 

 

 

Conference Presentations

·        “Magneto-Optical Studies of the Critical States in c-axis Oriented MgB2 Thin Film and Bulk MgB2/Mg Nano-composites”, Applied Superconductivity Conference,  2002; Houston.

 

·        “Magneto-Optical Studies of Critical States in YBCO Thick Films”, 2003 American Physical Society March Meeting, Austin.

 

·        “Magneto-Optical Studies of Thickness Dependence of Flux Pinning in YBCO Films Grown on Twinned LaAlO3 Substrates”, 2003 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston.

 

·        “Fractal Flux Penetration in Type II Superconductors with Different Disorder Size”, 2004 American Physical Society March Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

 

References

 

Qiang Li, PhD, Scientist

Department of Material Science, Building 480, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-4490           Fax: (631) 344-4071        Email:liqiang@bnl.gov

 

Masaki Suenaga, PhD, Senior Metallurgist

Department of Material Science, Building 480, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-3518           Fax: (631) 344-4071         Email:suenaga@bnl.gov

 

Yimei Zhu, PhD, Senior Materials Scientist

Department of Material Science, Building 480, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-3057           Fax: (631) 344-4071         Email:zhu@bnl.gov