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Wanxiang Feng

Wanxiang Feng

School of Physics, Beijing Institute of Technology 711 Central Building
5 South Zhongguancun St, Haidian District Beijing 100081, China
Phone: 86-10-68914027
Email: wxfeng@bit.edu.cn

2009-2012, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
- Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics
2011-2012, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee, USA
- Visiting graduate student
2006-2009, State Key Laboratory of Superhard Materials, Jilin University, China
- M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics
2002-2006, College of Physics, Jilin University, China
- B.S. in Physics

July 2015-present, School of Physics, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Title: Associate Professor
July 2012-June 2015, School of Physics, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Title: Assistant Professor
Teaching Fall 2013/2014, Large-scale Computational Physics and Materials Simulation
Fall 2015, Computational Physics (basic knowledges and simple applications using

Academic Experience

Current research:
- Explore new topological phases in real materials, such as three-dimensional and two-
dimensional Z2 topological insulators, three-dimensional Dirac and Weyl topological
- Study the electronic transport phenomena, such as the anomalous Hall e ect and
spin Hall e ect, in some special systems with strong spin-orbital coupling.
- Study the magneto-optical e ect and nonlinear optical property in spin noncollinear
systems and some novel two-dimensional materials.

Total citations > 1600, h-index = 12 (data from Web of Science, as of Nov. 9, 2015)
More info please see my Researcher ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/P-7000-2014

[1] Wanxiang Feng, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Gui-Bin Liu, Jin-Jian Zhou, & Yugui Yao, “First-principles investigations on the Berry phase effect in spin-orbit coupling materials”, Comp. Mater. Sci. (invited review), 2015 (in press).
[2] Wanxiang Feng, Guang-Yu Guo, Jian Zhou, Yugui Yao, & Qian Niu “Large magneto-optical Kerr effect in noncollinear antiferromagnets Mn3X (X = Rh, Ir, or Pt)”, Phys. Rev. B 92, 144426 (2015).
[3] Jin-Jian Zhou, Wanxiang Feng, Gui-Bin Liu, & Yugui Yao, “Topological edge states in single- and multi-layer Bi4Br4”, New J. Phys. 17, 015004 (2015).
[4] Bao Zhao, Jiayong Zhang, Wanxiang Feng, Yugui Yao, & Zhongqin Yang,“Quantum spin Hall and Z2 metallic states in an organic material”, Phys. Rev. B (rapid comm.) 90, 201403 (2014).
[5] Jin-Jian Zhou, Wanxiang Feng, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Shan Guan, & Yugui Yao, “Large-gap quantum spin Hall insulator in single layer bismuth monobromide Bi4 Br4 ”, Nano Lett. 14, 4767 (2014).
[6] Yanfeng Ge, Wenhui Wan, Wanxiang Feng*, Di Xiao, & Yugui Yao*, “The effective modulations of doping and strain on the electron transport in monolayer MoS2”, Phys. Rev. B 90, 035414 (2014).
[7] Wanxiang Feng*, Jun Ding, Botao Fu, Ying Zhang, & Yugui Yao*, “Core-hole effect on topological band order in cubic semiconductors: A first- principles study”, Europhys. Lett. 106, 27008 (2014).
[8] Jin-Jian Zhou, Wanxiang Feng, Ying Zhang, Shengyuan A. Yang, & Yugui Yao, “Engineering topological surface states and giant Rashba spin splitting in BiTeI/Bi2Te3 heterostructures”, Sci. Rep. 4, 3841 (2014).
[9] Jian-Min Zhang, Wanxiang Feng, Pei Yang, Lijie Shi, & Ying Zhang, “Defect physics and intrinsic p-type conductivity in topological insulator AuTlS2”, Mod. Phys. Lett. B 28, 1450008 (2014).
[10] Di Xiao, Gui-Bin Liu, Wanxiang Feng, Xiaodong Xu, & Wang Yao, “Coupled spin and valley physics in monolayers of MoS2 and other group-VI dichalcogenides”,Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 196802 (2012).
[11] Wanxiang Feng, Yugui Yao, Wenguang Zhu, Jinjian Zhou, Wang Yao, & Di Xiao,“Intrinsic spin Hall effect in monolayers of group-VI dichalcogenides: A first- principles study”, Phys. Rev. B 86, 165108 (2012).
[12] Wanxiang Feng, Wenguang Zhu, Hanno H. Weitering, G. Malcolm Stocks, Yugui Yao, & Di Xiao,“Strain tuning of topological band order in cubic semiconductors”, Phys. Rev. B 85, 195114 (2012).
[13] Wanxiang Feng, Jun Wen, Jinjian Zhou, Di Xiao, & Yugui Yao, “First-principles calculation of Z2 topological invariants within the FP-LAPW formalism”, Comp. Phys. Comm. 183, 1849 (2012).
[14] Wanxiang Feng & Yugui Yao, “Three dimensional topological insulators: A review on host materials”, Sci. China-Phys. Mech. Astron. (invited review) 55, 2199 (2012).
[15] Wanxiang Feng, Di Xiao, Jun Ding, & Yugui Yao, “Three-dimensional topological insulators in I-III-VI2 and II-IV-V2 chalcopyrite semiconductors”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 016402 (2011).
[16] Cheng-Cheng Liu, Wanxiang Feng, & Yugui Yao, “Quantum spin Hall effect in silicene and two-dimensional germanium”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 076802 (2011).
[17] Wei Zhang, Rui Yu, Wanxiang Feng, Yugui Yao, Hongming Weng, Xi Dai, & Zhong Fang,“Topological aspect and quantum magnetoresistance of β-Ag2Te”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 156808 (2011).
[18] Jun Ding, Zhenhua Qiao, Wanxiang Feng, Yugui Yao, & Qian Niu, “Engineering quantum anomalous/valley Hall states in graphene via metal-atom adsorption: An ab-initio study”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 195444 (2011).
[19] Wanxiang Feng, Di Xiao, Ying Zhang, & Yugui Yao, “Half-Heusler topological insulators: A first-principles study with the Tran-Blaha modified Becke-Johnson density functional”, Phys. Rev. B 82, 235121 (2010).
[20] Di Xiao, Yugui Yao, Wanxiang Feng, Jun Wen, Wenguang Zhu, Xing-Qiu Chen, G. Malcolm Stocks, & Zhenyu Zhang,“Half-Heusler compounds as a new class of three-dimensional topological insulators”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 096404 (2010).
[21] Zhenhua Qiao, Shengyuan A. Yang, Wanxiang Feng, Wang-Kong Tse, Jun Ding, Yugui Yao, Jian Wang, & Qian Niu,“Quantum anomalous Hall effect in graphene from Rashba and exchange effects”, Phys. Rev. B (rapid comm.) 82, 161414 (2010).
[22] Liancheng Wang, Fubo Tian, Wanxiang Feng, Changbo Chen, Zhi He, Yanming Ma, Tian Cui, Bingbing Liu, & Guangtian Zou,“Order-disorder phase transition and dissociation of hydrogen sulfide under high pressure: Ab initio molecular dynamics study”, J. Chem. Phys. 132, 164506 (2010).
[23] Zhao Juan, Feng Wan-Xiang, Liu Zhi-Ming, Ma Yan-Ming, He Zhi, Cui Tian, & Zou Guang-Tian,“Structure investigation of solid methane at high pressure”, Chin. Phys. Lett. 27, 066101 (2010).

1. Wanxiang Feng, invited talk :
"Prediction of 3D and 2D topological insulators via first-principles calculation".
The 9th International Conference on Computational Physics. January 2015, Singapore.
2. Wanxiang Feng, contributed talk :
"Coupled spin and valley physics in monolayers of group-VI dichalcogenides: A
first-principles study".
The 11th International Conference on Condensed Matter Theory and Computational
Materials Science. August 2012, Jinan, China.
3. Wanxiang Feng, contributed talk :
"Half-Heusler topological insulators: A first-principle study with the Tran-Blaha
modified Becke-Johnson density functional".
APS March Meeting, March 2011, Dallas, USA.

Funding Record
1.Individual research project: "First-principles study on new topological insulators
and surface related physical properties"
Funding source: the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Type: General Program
Duration: Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
2.Individual research project: "First-principles study on topological surface states
and giant Rashba spin-splitting in heterostructure of Bi2Te3/BeTeI "
Funding source: the Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher
Education (SRFDP)
Type: New Faculty
Duration: Jan 2014 - Dec 2016
3.Individual research project: "Theoretical study on three-dimensional Dirac and
Weyl semimetals"
Funding source: the Basic Research Fund of Beijing Institute of Technology
Type: General Program
Duration: Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
4.Individual research project: "First-principles study on novel topological materials"
Funding source: the Excellent Young Scholars Research Fund of Beijing Institute
of Technology
Type: New Faculty
Duration: Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
5. Individual research project: "The first-principle study on the Rashba effect of
superlattice of topological insulator"
Funding source: the Basic Research Fund of Beijing Institute of Technology
Type: General Program
Duration: Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
6. Collaboration research project: "Multi-field control of Dirac fermion and novel
boson in low-dimensional systems"
Funding source: the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) project
Type: sub-project
Duration: Jan 2014 - Dec 2018


Release date:2015-11-16