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Name   Li, Weixing Home Page      http://www-personal.umich.edu/~wxli/index.htm
Highest Education      Ph.D Office      Building 3,Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101P.R. China
Phone      010-8409 7058 Zip Code      100101
Fax      010-8409 7058 Email      wxli@itpcas.ac.cn

Education and Appointments:

Appointments:
  2015.10-now, Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
  2014.2-2015.10, Research Staff, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University, USA,
  2015.4-2015.10, Visiting Scientist, Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA,
  2010.5-2014.2, Research Fellow, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Michigan, USA, advisor: Professor Rodney C. Ewing

Education:
  2010, Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, co-advisors: Professor Lu-Min Wang and Professor Rodney C. Ewing
  2010, M.S.E. in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, co-advisors: Professor Lu-Min Wang and Professor Rodney C. Ewing
  2003, M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics, joint program between Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), China
  2000, B.S. in Physics, USTB, China


Research Interest:

Radiation Damage for Thermochronology, Radiation Effects, Fission Tracks, High Pressure(DAC)

Public Services:

Reviewer for international journals: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Applied Physics Letters, Langmuir, Laser Physics Letters, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, NIMB Proceedings, Physica Status Solidi (a), CrystEngComm, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Philosophical Magazine & Philosophical Magazine Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Materials Research, Scientific Reports, and International Journal of Modern Physics B.


Honors:

Recipient of China's 1000-Talents Plan Youth Program, 2015

Open Positions:
Openings available for assistant professors, postdoctoral researchers, master and Ph.D. students

Selected Publications:
  1. W. X. Li, Yahui Shen, Yueqing Zhou, Shuai Nan, Chien-Hung Chen, and Rodney C. Ewing “In situ TEM observation of alpha-particle induced annealing of radiation damage in Durango apatite”, Scientific Reports, 7, 14108 (2017).
  2. J. Shamblin, C. L.Tracy, R. C. Ewing, F. X. Zhang, W. X. Li, C. Trautmann, and M. Lang “Structural response of titanate pyrochlores to swift heavy ion irradiation”, Acta Materialia, 117, 207-215 (2016).
  3. W. X. Li, Patrick Kluth, Daniel Schauries, Maik Lang, Fuxiang Zhang, Maxim Zdorovets, Christina Trautmann, and Rodney C. Ewing, “Effect of orientation on ion track formation in apatite and zircon”, American Mineralogist. 99 (5-6),1127-1132 (2014).
  4. W. X. Li, Maik Lang, Andrew J. W. Gleadow, Maxim V. Zdorovets, and R.C. Ewing, “Thermal annealing of unetched fission tracks in apatite”, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 321–322, 121-127 (2012).
  5. W. X. Li, L. M. Wang, M. Lang, C. Trautmann, and R.C. Ewing, “Thermal annealing mechanisms of latent fission tracks: Apatite vs. zircon”, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 302, 227-235 (2011).
  6. Alex B. Cusick, Maik Lang, Fuxiang Zhang, Kai Sun, W. X. Li, Patrick Kluth, Christina Trautmann, and Rodney C. Ewing “Amorphization of Ta2O5 under swift heavy ion irradiation”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 407, 25-33 (2017).
  7. F. Pellemoine, M. S. Avilov, M. Bender, R. C. Ewing, S. Fernades, M. Lang, W. X. Li, W. Mittig, M. E Schein, D. Severin, M. Tomut, C. Trautmann, and F. X. Zhang “Study on structural recovery of graphite irradiated with swift heavy ions at high temperature”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 365,522-524 (2015).
  8. P. Kluth, J. Sullivan, W. X. Li, C. S. Schnohr, R. Giulian, L. L. Araujo, W. Lei, M. D. Rodriguez, B. Afra, R. C. Ewing, and M. C. Ridgway, “Nano-porosity in GaSb induced by swift heavy ion irradiation”, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 023105 (2014).
  9. F.X. Zhang, M.K. Lang, J.W. Wang, W. X. Li, K. Sun, V. Prakapenka, and R.C. Ewing, “High-pressure U3O8 with the fluorite-typestructure”, J. Solid State Chemistry, 213 (2014)110-115 .
  10. W. X. Li, Yanbin Chen, Jiaming Zhang, Lumin Wang, and Rodney C. Ewing, “Controlling the structure and size of Au-nanocrystals by annealing and ion sputtering”, Langmuir, 28, 51-55 (2012) .
  11. D. Schauries, M. Lang, O. H. Pakarinen, S. Botis, B. Afra, M. D. Rodriguez, F. Djurabekova, K. Nordlund, D. Severin, M. Bender, W. X. Li, C. Trautmann, R. C. Ewing, N. Kirby and P. Kluth, “Temperature dependence of ion track formation in quartz and apatite”, J. Appl. Cryst. 46, 1558-1563 (2013).
  12. W. X. Li, M. D. Rodriguez, P. Kluth, M. Lang, N. Medvedev, M. Sorokin, J. Zhang, B. Afra, M. Bender, D. Severin, C. Trautmann, and R. C. Ewing, “Effect of doping on the radiation response of conductive Nb-SrTiO3”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 302, 40-70 (2013).
  13. W. X. Li, L. M. Wang, K. Sun, M. Lang, C. Trautmann, and R.C. Ewing, “Porous fission fragment tracks in fluorapatite”, Phys. Rev. B, 82, 144109 (2010).
  14. Maik Lang, Fuxiang Zhang, W. X. Li, Daniel Severin, Markus Bender, Siegfried Klaumünzer, Christina Trautmann, and Rodney C. Ewing “Swift Heavy Ion-Induced Amorphization of CaZrO3 Perovskite”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 286,271-276 (2012).
  15. M.D. Rodriguez, W. X. Li, F. Chen, C. Trautmann, T. Bierschenk, D. Schauries, R.C. Ewing,. S.T. Mudie and P. Kluth, “SAXS and TEM investigation of ion tracks in neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 326,150 (2014) .
  16. D. Schauries, B. Afra, T. Bierschenk, M. Lang, M. D. Rodriguez, C. Trautmann, W. X. Li, R. C. Ewing, and P. Kluth, “The shape of ion tracks in natural apatite”, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 326,117 (2014) .
  17. Q. M. Wei, J. Lian, S. Zhu, W. X. Li, K. Sun and L.M. Wang, “Ordered nanocrystals on argon ion sputtered polymer film”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 452.124-128 (2008).
  18. Q. M. Wei, W. X. Li, K. Sun, J. Lian, and L.M. Wang, “Morphological instability of Cu nanolines induced by Ga+-ion bombardment: In situ scanning electron microscopy and theoretical model”, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 074306 (2008).
  19. W. X. Li, J. G. Guo, B. D. Liu, J. Shen, G. H. Wu, N. X. Chen and F. M. Yang, “Magnetic properties of Sm3(Fe,Co,Mo)29 compounds”, Phys. Rev. B, 69,174427 (2004).
  20. W. X. Li, L. Z. Cao, B. D. Liu, J. L. Wang, J. Shen, Y. X. Li, G. H. Wu, F. M. Yang and N. X. Chen. “Effect of Mo content on the structure stability of R3(Fe,Co,Mo)29”J. Appl. Phys., 93(10),6921 (2003).
  21. W. X. Li, B. D. Liu, J. L. Wang, G. H. Wu, F. M. Yang, J. Shen, N. X. Chen and F. R. de Boer, “Sm3(Fe,Co,Mo)29 compounds: Promising materials for permanent magnets” Chin. Phys.,12(06), 0661 (2003).
  22. B. D. Liu, W. X. Li, Y. X. Li, W. Q. Wang, G. H. Wu and F. M. Yang, “Structure and magnetic properties of Nd3Fe29-x-yCoxCry compounds” J. Appl. Phys., 93(10), 6927 (2003).
  23. B. D. Liu, Y. X. Li, W. X. Li, H.Y. Liu, G.H. Wu, G. H. Wu, F. M. Yang and F.R. de Boer.”Structural and magnetic properties of Nd2Co17-xVx compounds” Physica B 319, 28-34 (2002).
  24. W. Q. Wang, J.L. Wang, W. X. Li, B.D. Liu, G.H. Wu, H.M. Jin, F.M. Yang, “Structural and magnetic properties of Sm3(Fe1-xCox)29-yCry compounds” J. Alloy and Comp., 358, 12-16(2003).
  25. J. L. Wang, M. R. Ibarra, C. Marquina, B. García-Landa,W. X. Li, N. Tang, W. Q. Wang, F. M. Yang and G. H. Wu, “Effect of Mn substitution on volume and magnetic properties of Er2Fe17” J. Appl. Phys., 92, 1453 (2002).
  26. B. D. Liu, W. X. Li, J. L. Wang, Y. X. Li, G. H. Wu and F. M. Yang. “Structure and magnetic properties of (Nd1?xErx)3Fe18Co6Cr5 (x = 0.0–0.8) compounds” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 35, 3161-3165 (2002).
  27. B. D. Liu, Y. X. Li, W. X. Li, F. B. Meng, G. H. Wu and F. M. Yang. “Structure and anisotropy evolution of (Nd1-xErx)2Co15.5V1.5 compounds” Physica B 325, 265 (2003).
  28. W. Q. Wang, J. L. Wang, B. D. Liu, W. X. Li, G. H. Wu, H. M. Jin, F. M. Yang and F. R. de Boer. “Structure and magnetic properties of (Nd1-xTbx)3Fe27.31Ti1.69 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1.0) compounds” Physica B 319, 52 (2002).
  29. B. D. Liu, J. L. Wang, J.L. Yao, W. X. Li, Z.H. Liu, G. H. Wu and F. M. Yang. “Formation, structure and magnetic properties of Nd3Fe26.8-xCoxV2.2 compounds”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 36, 1759-1763 (2003).

Invited Talks:

  1. W. X. Li, “The role of radiation damage for thermochronological and geological applications”, Sino-German Symposium on Radiation Damage and Nuclear Waste Forms (Chengdu, China, October 13-17, 2017, invited by Professor Min Zhang of Institute of Materials, Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics)
  2. W. X. Li, Maik Lang, Andrew J. W. Gleadow, Maxim V. Zdorovets, and R.C. Ewing, “Formation and annealing behavior of unetched fission tracks: Apatite vs. zircon”, The 2014 Goldschmidt Conference, (Sacramento, California, June 8-13, 2014, invited by Professor Ken Farley of California Institute of Technology, and Professor Daniele Cherniak of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  3. W. X. Li, “Radiation Effects in Materials: A Transmission Electron Microscopy Study”, School of Nuclear Engineering Seminar, Purdue University (March 20, 2012, invited by Professor Ahmed Hassanein, Head of School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University)
  4. W. X. Li, Maik Lang, Andrew J. W. Gleadow, Maxim V. Zdorovets, and R.C. Ewing, “Observing the thermal annealing of unetched fission fragment tracks along the entire ion trajectories”, 22nd CAARI Conference (Fort Worth, Texas, August 4-9, 2012, invited by Professor Patrick Kluth of Australian National University)

Granted Patent:

  1. W. X. Li, J. Shen, N. X. Chen, B. D. Liu, G. H. Wu and F. M. Yang, “Noninterstitial rare-earth 3:29 permanent magnetic materials and their synthesis methods”, Chinese patent: CN02121547.2.

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