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SUN Xuefeng, Professor, Hundred Talents Program Low-dimensional Physics and Chemistry
Name:  Sun Xue-Feng (X. F. Sun, 孙学峰)
Born:   October 13, 1972, Anhui, P. R. China
Address: Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, 230026 Hefei, P. R. China
Tel: 86-551-63600499(O), 63600837(L), 63603431 (L)
Fax: 86-551-63600499
E-mail: xfsun@ustc.edu.cn
 
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
 1989.09-1993.07 B. S., Department of Physics, Anhui University
 1993.09-1998.06 Ph. D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USTC
 1998.07-2000.01 Lecturer: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USTC
 2000.01-2002.08 Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USTC
 2000.09-2002.08 STA Fellow, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan
 2002.09-2006.08 Visiting Researcher, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan
 2006.09-present Professor, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, USTC
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
1) Single-crystal growth of transition-metal oxides and organic magnets
2) Heat transport behaviors of strongly correlated electron systems
3) Quantum phase transitions and quantum critical behaviors
 
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
1) "Spin-ice and spin-liquid ground states, magnetic transitions, and heat transport of rare-earth titanates with pyrochlore structure”, National Natural Science Foundation, 2014-2017
2) "Magnetism and magnetic phase transitions of two-dimensional triangular antiferromagnets”, National Natural Science Foundation, 2016-2018
3) "Competition and manipulation of quantum orders in magnetoelectric functional oxides and interfaces”, National Basic Research Program of China (2015CBA921201), 2015-2019
 
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
1) Shi-Peng Shen, Jia-Chuan Wu, Jun-Da Song, Xue-Feng Sun*, Yi-Feng Yang, Yi-Sheng Chai, Da-Shan Shang, Shou-Guo Wang, James F. Scott, and Young Sun*, “Quantum electric-dipole liquid on a triangular lattice”, Nat. Commun. 7, 10569 (2016).
2)  L. Yin*, J. S. Xia, Y. Takano, N. S. Sullivan, Q. J. Li, and X. F. Sun*, “Low- Temperature Low-Field Phases of the Pyrochlore Quantum Magnet Tb2Ti2O7”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 137201 (2013).
3) Q. J. Li, Z. Y. Zhao, C. Fan, F. B. Zhang, H. D. Zhou, X. Zhao, and X. F. Sun*, “Phonon-glass-like behavior of magnetic origin in single-crystal Tb2Ti2O7”, Phys. Rev. B 87, 214408 (2013).
4) Z. Y. Zhao, X. M. Wang, C. Fan, W. Tao, X. G. Liu, W. P. Ke, F. B. Zhang, X. Zhao, and X. F. Sun*, “Magnetic phase transitions and magnetoelectric coupling of GdFeO3 single crystals probed by low-temperature heat transport”, Phys. Rev. B 83, 014414 (2011).
5) X. F. Sun, W. Tao, X. M. Wang, and C. Fan, “Low-Temperature Heat Transport in the Low-Dimensional Quantum Magnet NiCl2-4SC(NH2)2”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 167202 (2009).
6) X. F. Sun, S. Ono, Yasushi Abe, Seiki Komiya, Kouji Segawa, and Yoichi Ando, “Electronic Inhomogeneity and Breakdown of the Universal Thermal Conductivity in Cuprate Superconductors”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 017008 (2006).
7) X. F. Sun, Kouji Segawa, and Yoichi Ando, “Low-temperature nodal-quasiparticle transport in lightly doped YBa2Cu3Oy near the edge of the superconducting doping regime”, Phys. Rev. B 72, 100502(R) (2005).
8) X. F. Sun, Kouji Segawa, and Yoichi Ando, “Metal-to-Insulator Crossover in YBa2Cu3Oy Probed by Low-Temperature Quasiparticle Heat Transport”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 107001 (2004).
9) X. F. Sun, Y. Kurita, T. Suzuki, Seiki Komiya, and Yoichi Ando, “Thermal Conductivity of Pr1.3xLa0.7CexCuO4 Single Crystals and Signatures of Stripes in an Electron-doped Cuprate”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 047001 (2004).
10) X. F. Sun, Seiki Komiya, J. Takeya, and Yoichi Ando, “Magnetic-Field-Induced Localization of Quasiparticles in Underdoped La2–xSrxCuO4 Single Crystals”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 117004 (2003).



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