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

  • 2013.12-2015.07: Research Scholar, Rice University, Houston, TX
  • 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: 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 Distinguished 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] Wang, W.Y., Song, Y., Cao, C.D., Li, Y., Harriger, L.W., Tian, W., Chi, S.X., Yu, R., Nevidomskyy, A.H. and Dai, P.: Intertwined superconducting and nematic orders in NaFe1?xNixAs without antiferromagnetic order. Submitted to Nature Communications, under review.

[2] Han, X.L., Ding, F.L., Qin, Y.S., Wu, D.Y., Xing, H., Shi, Y., Song, K.K., Cao, C.D. (2018): Compositional dependence of crystallization kinetics in Zr-Ni-Al metallic glasses. Vacuum 151, 30-38.

[3] Charnukha, A., Yin, Z.P., Song, Y., Cao, C.D., Dai, P. and Basov, D.N. (2017): Mott-assisted Hund-Slater insulating iron pnictide. Physical Review B 96, 195121.

[4] Wan, F., Bai, X.J., Song, K.K., Zheng, J.B., Lin, X. and Cao, C.D. (2017): High pressure floating-zone growth and property characterization of Cr-doped hexagonal YMnO3 single crystals. Journal of Materials Science and Technology 33, 1061-1066.

[5] Wan, F., Bai, X.J., Song, K.K., Lin, X., Han, X.M., Zheng, J.B. and Cao, C.D. (2017): Structure and Magnetism of Cr-doped h-YMnO3. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials424, 371-375.

[6] Wang, X.Y., Zheng, J.B., Chen, L., Li, X.J. and Cao C.D. (2017): Studies on structure and spectra characterization of Ni-doped PTCDA films. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 28, 2037-2043.

[7] Song, Y., Yamani, Z., Cao, C.D., Li, Y., Zhang, C.L., Chen, J., Huang, Q.Z., Wu, H., Tao, J., Zhu, Y.M., Tian, W., Chi, S.X., Cao, H.B., Huang, Y.B., Dantz, M., Schmitt, T., Yu, R., Nevidomskyy, A.H., Morosan, E., Si, Q. and Dai, P. (2016): A Mott insulator continuously connected to iron pnictide superconductors. Nature Communications 7, 13879.

[8] Wang, X.Y., Zheng, J.B., Li, X.J. and Cao, C.D. (2016): Electronic structures and optical properties of β-PTCDA based on the first-principles investigation. Acta Photonica Sinica 45, 0616001~1-8.

[9] Qin, Y.S., Shi, Y., Song, K.K., Cao, C.D., He, J., Wu, D.Y., Wang, L., Kaban, I. and Eckert, J. (2016): Formation and phase evolution of liquid phase-separated metallic glasses with double glass transition, crystallization and melting. Materials Today Communications 8, 64-67.

[10] Matt, C. E., Xu, N., Lv, B.Q., Ma, J., Bisti, F., Park, J., Shang, T., Cao, C.D., Song, Y., Nevidomskyy, A.H., Dai, P., Patthey, L., Plumb, N.C., Radovic, M., Mesot, J. and Shi, M. (2016), NaFe0.56Cu0.44As: A pnictide insulating phase induced by on-site Coulomb interaction. Physical Review Letters 117, 097001.

[11] Bai, X.J., Shi, X.X., Cao, C.D., Yang, M. and Zhang, W.X. (2016): Subloop magnetic moment reversal-induced recovery effect in exchange-biased IrMn/Pt/Co/Pt multilayers. Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 29, 905-910.

[12] Wu, D.Y., Song, K.K., Gargarella, P., Pauly, S., Li, R., Wu, Y., Cao, C.D. and Eckert, J. (2016): Glass-forming Ability, Thermal Stability of B2-CuZr Phase, and Crystallization Kinetics for rapidly solidified Cu-Zr-Zn alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 664, 99-108.

[13] Wan, F., Lin, X., Bai, X.J., Han, X.M., Song, K.K., Zheng, J.B. and Cao, C.D. (2016): Crystalline structure and dielectric properties of multiferroic Cr-doped YMnO3. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 27,3082–3087.

[14] Song, K.K., Wu, D.Y., Ding, F.L., Shi, Y., Wan, F., Cheng, M.W., Bai, X.J. and Cao, C.D. (2016): Influence of Zn addition on martensitic transformation in CuZr-based alloys. Journal of Iron and Steel Research International 23, 31-36.

[15] Li, H.F., Cao,C.D., Wildes,A., Schmidt,W., Schmalzl,K., Hou,B., Regnault,L.P., Zhang, C., Meuffels, P., L?ser, W. and Roth, G. (2015): Distinct itinerant spin-density waves and local-moment antiferromagnetism in an intermetallic ErPd2Si2 single crystal. Scientific Reports 5, 7968, 1-7.

[16] Wu, D.Y., Song, K.K., Cao, C.D., Li, R., Wang, G., Wu, Y., Wan, F., Ding, F.L., Shi, Y., Bai, X.J., Kaban, I., and Eckert, J. (2015): Deformation-Induced Martensitic Transformation in Cu-Zr-Zn Bulk Metallic Glass Composites. Metals 5, 2134-2147.

[17] Wang, X.Y., Zheng, J.B., Chen, L, Qiao, K., Xu, J.W. and Cao, C.D. (2015): Near room temperature ferromagnetism of copper phthalocyaninethin films. Applied Surface Science 356, 1070–1076.

[18] Bai, X.J., Wang, J.L., Guan, X.J., Shi, X.X. and Cao, C.D.(2015): Spin Currents Excited by Temperature Gradient and Electric Field in Pt/Co/Pt Multilayer Films. IEEE Magnetics Letters 6, 3000904.

[19] Cao, C.D., Blum, C.G..F. and L?ser, W. (2014): Floating zone crystal growth of Lu2PdSi3 silicide. Journal of Crystal Growth 401: 593-595.

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

[21] Wang, X.Y., Zheng, J.B., Qiao, K., Qu, J.R. and Cao, C.D. (2014): Studies on structure and Raman spectroscopy of Ni-doped copper phthalocyanine thin films. Applied Surface Science 297, 188-194.

[22] Bai, X.J., Zhang, Y.Y., Chen, W., Cao, C.D., Zhang, W.X., and Zhang, W.L (2014): Low-temperature ordering of FePt nanoparticles by alternate reduction of metal salts in aqueous medium. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 349, 284-287.

[23] Zhang, Y.Y., Bai, X.J. and Cao, C.D. (2014): The synthesis, structure, magnetic property of L10-FePt Nanoparticles. Rare Metal Materials and Engineering 43, (6)1531 -1536.

[24] Zheng, J.B., Wu, G.R., Qu, J.R., Huang, X.Y. and Cao, C.D. (2014): Effect of different thicknesses of modified cathode material LiF on the performance of poly (2-methoxy, 5-octoxy), 4-phenylevinglene-SWNT PbSe solar cells. Acta Photonica Sinica 43, 0125001~ 1-6.

Cao, C.D., Blum, C.G..F., Rodan, S., Giebeler, L., Bombor, D., Wurmehl, S. and L?ser, W. (2013): Structure and electrical transport properties of Lu2PdSi3 single crystals. CrystEngComm 15 (44), 9052 – 9056.

[26] Li, R.,Li, X.Y., Pang, J.,Yin, L.J.,Zhang, H.D.,Cao, C.D. and Wang, W.M.(2013): Passivation Behavior of Al88Fe6La6 Glassy Alloy in NaOH and H2SO4 Solutions. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci. 8, 2983 – 2995.

[27] Duan, L.B.,  Zhao, X.R.Liu, J.M.Geng, W.C.Cao, C.D. and Cao, M.M. (2013): Transparent and electrical properties of Ga-doped Zn1-xCdxO films post-annealed in vacuum and nitrogen. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron 24, 2116–2121.

[28] Pan, Z.Y., Cao, C.D., Bai, X.J., Song, R.B., Zheng, J.B. and Duan L.B. (2013): Structures and physical properties of R2TX3 compounds. Chinese Physics B, 22(5), 056102.

[29] Qu, J.R., Zheng, J.B., Wu, G.R. and Cao, C.D. (2013): Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaic Devices Based on a Poly(2-Methoxy,5-Octoxy)-1, 4-Phenylenevinylene-Single Walled Carbon Nanotube-ZnSe Quantum Dots Active Layer. Chinese Physics Letters 30, 107801.

[30] Bai, X.J., Yang, M., Ge, J.J., You, B., Zhang, W., Zhao, X.R., Cao, C.D. and Du, J. (2012): Tunneling magnetoresistance effects in FeCoGd(t)/AlO/FeCo multilayers. Physica Status Solidi C, 9 (1), 93–96.

[31] Cao, C.D., Gong, S.L., Guo, J.B., Song, R.B., Sun, Z.B., Yang, S. And Wang, W.M. (2012): Amorphous-crystalline dual-layer structures resulting from metastable liquid phase separation in (Fe50Co25B15Si10)80Cu20 melt-spun ribbons. Chinese Physics B 21(8), 086102.

[32] Ma, H.J., Wang, W.M., Pan, S.P., Zhang, H.D. and Cao, C.D. (2012): Role of net-like zones on the crystallization behavior and soft magnetic property of Fe72Y6B22glassy alloy. Science China: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 42 (6), 583-591.

[33] Hao, J., Zheng, J.B., Wang, C.F., Xu, Z.Q., Wu, G.R. and Cao, C.D. (2012): Preparation of MO-PPV/ZnSe quantum dots composite material and the investigation on the photoluminescence properties . Journal of Optoelectronics – Laser, 23(9), 1781-1786. 

[34] Ma, H.J., Wang, W.M., Zhang, J., Li, G.H., Cao, C.D. and Zhang, H.D. (2011): Crystallization and corrosion resistance of (Fe0.78Si0.09B0.13)100-xNix (x = 0, 2 and 5) glassy alloys. Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 27(12), 1169-1177.

[35] Cao, C.D., Deppe, M., Behr, G., L?ser, W., Wizent, N. and Büchner, B. (2011): Single crystal growth of CeCu2Si2 inter-me-tal-lic compound by a vertical floating zone method. Crystal Growth & Design 11 (2), 431–435.

[36] Cao, C.D., L?ser, W., Behr, G., Klingeler, R., Leps, N., Vinzelberg, H. and Büchner B. (2011): Single crystal growth of Eu2CuSi3 inter-me-tal-lic compound by the floating zone method, Journal of Crystal Growth 318, 1009-1012.

[37] Cao, C.D., L?ser, 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.

[38] 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.

[39] 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.

[40] Cao, C.D., Wang, F., Duan, L.B. and Bai, X.J. (2011): Effect of solidification temperature range on dendritic growth mode. Science China: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 54, 89-94.

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

[42] Cao, C.D., Klingeler, R., Leps N., Vinzelberg, H., Kataev, V., Muranyi, F., Tristan, N., Teresiak, A., Zhou, Shengqiang, L?ser, 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.

[43] Sampathkumaran, E.V., Mohapatra, N., Lyer, K.K., Cao, C.D., L?ser, W. and Behr G. (2008): Magnetic anomalies in single crystalline ErPd2Si2. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 320, 1549-1552.

[44] Behr, G., L?ser, W., Souptel, D., Fuchs, G., Mazilu, I., Cao, C.D., Koehler, A., Schultz, L. and Büchner, B. (2008): Crystal growth of rare earth-transition metal borocarbides and silicides. Journal of Crystal Growth, 310, 2268-2276.

[45] Mazilu, I., Teresiak, A., Werner, J., Behr, G., Cao, C.D., L?ser, W., Eckert, J. and Schultz, L. (2008): Phase diagram studies on Er2PdSi3 and ErPd2Si2 intermetallic compounds. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 454, 221-227.

[46] Xie, W.J., Cao, C.D., Lü, Y.J. and Wei, B. (2002): Acoustic Levitation of the Heaviest Substance. Physical Review Letters 89, 104304~1-4.

[47] Xie, W.J., Cao, C.D., Lü, Y.J., Hong Z.Y. and Wei, B. (2006): Acoustic Method for Levitation of Small Living Animals. Applied Physics Letters 89, 214102~1-3.

[48] Wang, H. P., Cao, C.D. and Wei, B. (2004): Thermophysical Properties of a Highly Superheated and Undercooled Ni–Si Alloy Melt. Applied Physics Letters 84, 4062-4064.

[49] Wang, H. P., Yao, W.J., Cao, C.D. and Wei, B. (2004): Surface Tension of Superheated and Undercooled Liquid Co-Si Alloy. Applied Physics Letters 85, 3414-3416.

[50] Xie, W.J., Cao, C.D., Lü, Y.J. and Wei, B. (2002): Eutectic Growth under Acoustic Levitation Conditions. Physical Review E 66, 061601~1-10. 

Invited talks:

[1] Cao, C.D., CeCu2Si2 and Cu/Ni-doped NaFeAs Large Single Crystal Growth for Neutron Scattering. Seminar at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USAFeb. 2, 2017.

[2] Cao, C.D., Large Single Crystal Growth and Physical Properties of High Vapor Pressure Materials. Shandong Materials Congress, Weifang, China, Aug. 25-28, 2017.

[3] Cao, C.D., Large Single Crystal Growth and Neutron Scattering of CeCu2Si2 and Ni-doped NaFeAs Superconductors, 11th International Conference on the Physical Properties and Application of Advanced Materials, Changji, Xinjiang, China, July 25-29, 2016.

[4] Cao, C.D., Glass forming and phase transitions in rapidly solidified Cu-Zr-Zn alloys, 2016 Workshop on Metallic Glasses for Young Scientists, Weihai, China, August 15-20, 2016. 

[5] Cao, C.D., Large Single Crystal Growth and Neutron Scattering of CeCu2Si2 and Ni-doped NaFeAs Superconductors, Yangtze River Scholar Forum of Western China, Xian, China, June 18-20, 2016.

[6] Cao, C.D., (2016): Large Single Crystal Growth of CeCu2Si2 Heavy Fermion Superconductor, Semina at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, May 23, 2016.

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

[8] Cao, C.D., 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. 

[9] Cao, C.D., 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. 

[10] Cao, C.D., 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.

[11] Cao, C.D., 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.

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

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