Cao Chongde


http://jszy.nwpu.edu.cn/en/caochongde

The basic information

Cao Chongde

School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Postgraduate

Doctor

Professor

caocd@nwpu.edu.cn

Education Experience

· Ph.D. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, 2001.

· B. S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong Polytechnial University, Ji’nan, China, 1994. 

Work Experience

  • 2011.01–2011.03: Senior Research Scholar, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

  • 2006.01–2007.07: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  • 2005.01–2005.04: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Goethe Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2002.01– Present:Full professor, Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China.
  • 1999.12–2000.11:DLR-Research Scientist, Institute of Space Simulation, German Aerospace Center (DLR), CologneGermany. 

  • 1999.12–2001.12: Lecturer,Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China.
  • 1994.07–1999.11: Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China

Scientific Research

  1. Solidification and crystal growth
  2. Phase transformation
  3. Metallic glass
  4. Thin films
  5. Material structures and physical properties
  6. Development of new functional materials. 

Awards Information

  1. Second Prize of Chinese National Natural Science Award, awarded by the State Council of China.
  2. Second Prize of Chinese National Invention Award, awarded by the State Council of China.
  3. National Talents Program of the New Century, jointly awarded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the Ministry of Education of China, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Chinese Association for Science and Technology and the Ministry of Personnel of China.
  4. State Council Special Allowance, awarded by the State Council of China.
  5. Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
  6. Trans-Century Talents Program, awarded by Ministry of Education of China.
  7. Fok Ying Tung Scientific Research Award for Distinguished Young Scholars, awarded by Fok Ying Tung Foundation (Hongkong). 

Academic Achievements

Selected publications:

[1]  Cao, C.D.*, Klingeler, R., Vinzelberg, H., Leps, N., Löser, W., Behr, G., Muranyi, F., Kataev, V. and Büchner, B. (2010): Magnetic and magnetoelectric peculiarities of Eu2CuSi3 single crystals.Physical Review B, 82, 134446. 

[2]  Cao, C.D.*, Klingeler, R., Leps N., Vinzelberg, H., Kataev, V., Muranyi, F., Tristan, N., Teresiak, A., Zhou, Shengqiang, Löser, W., Behr, G. and Büchner, B. (2008): Interplay between Kondo-like behavior and short-range antiferromagnetism in EuCu2Si2 single crystals. Physical Review B, 78, 064409-1~6.

[3]  Cao, C.D.*, Deppe, M., Behr, G., Löser, W., Wizent, N. and Büchner, B. (2011): Single crystal growth of CeCu2Si2 inter­me­tal­lic compound by a vertical floating zone method. Crystal Growth.& Design, 11 (2), 431–435.

[4]  Cao, C.D.*, Löser, W., Behr, G., Klingeler, R., Leps, N., Vinzelberg, H. and Büchner B. (2011): Single crystal growth of Eu2CuSi3 inter­me­tal­lic compound by the floating zone method, Journal of Crystal Growth, 318, 1009-1012.

[5]  Cao, C.D.*, Löser, W., Behr, G., Klingeler, R., Leps, N., Vinzelberg, H. and Büchner B. (2011): Self-flux growth of large EuCu2Si2 single crystals, Journal of Crystal Growth, 318, 1043-1047.

[6]  Cao, C.D.*, Sun, Z.B., Bai, X.J., Duan, L.B., Zheng, J.B. and Wang, F. (2011): Metastable phase diagrams of Cu-based alloy systems with a miscibility gap in undercooled state. Journal of Materials Science, 46, 6203-6212.

[7]  Cao, C.D.*, Zhang, L.M., Bai, X.J., Duan, L.B. and Wang, F. (2011): Measurement of surface tension and specific heat of Ni-10%Si alloy melt by containerless processing. Journal of Materials Science, 46, 6243-6247.

[8]  Cao, C.D.*, Blum, C.G.F., Ritschel, T., Rodan, S., Giebeler, L., Bombor, D., Wurmehl, S. and Löser, W. (2013): Structure and electrical transport properties of Lu2PdSi3 single crystals.CrystEngComm, 15 (44), 9052 – 9056.

[9]  Cao, C.D.*, Klingeler, R., Leps, N., Behr, G. and Löser, W. (2014): Single crystal growth of the ErPd2Si2 intermetallic compound. Journal of Crystal Growth, 401, 601-604.

[10]Cao, C.D.*, Blum, C.G..F. and Löser, W. (2014): Floating zone crystal growth of Lu2PdSi3 silicide.Journal of Crystal Growth, 401, 593–595.

Invited talks:

[1]  C.D. Cao, Single crystal growth of rare earth - transition metal intermetallic compounds with volatile elements. Ames Laboratory, Ames, USA, Oct. 22, 2010.

[2]  C.D. Cao, Large single crystal growth of compounds with volatile components by high pressure floating zone technique. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, USA, Aug. 25, 2011.

[3]  C.D. Cao, Single crystal synthesis of volatile rare earth - transition metal silicides by high pressure floating zone technique. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, Aug.17, 2011.

[4]  C.D. Cao, Single crystal growth of selected volatile rare earth - transition metal silicides by a high pressure floating zone method. The 18th American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy, Monterey, California, USA, July 31-Aug. 5, 2011.

[5]  C.D. Cao, Single crystal growth and Physical properties of Selected volatile rare earth –transition metal silicides. The 3rd Sino-German Symposium on Computational Thermodynamics and Kinetics and their applications to Solidification and Solid-state Phase Transformation, Xi’an, China, June 20-25, 2011.

[6]  C.D. Cao, Crystal preparation and physical properties of RT2Si2 and R2TSi3 compounds with volatile components. The Sino-German Symposium on Electronic Structure Calculations and Their Applications in Material Science, Chengdu, China, Nov. 7-11, 2011.  

Social Appointments

· Member of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

· Member of The Materials Information Society (ASM International)

· Member of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)

· Member of Chinese Physics Society

· Senior member of Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics