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Chengcheng Liu



Cheng-Cheng Liu

Curriculum Vitae                                       as of Aug. 2016

Gender: male            Date of Birth: 1985.3.1           Nationality: Chinese



School of Physics                                Phone: (86) 15810823175

Beijing Institute of Technology, 100081                  Email: ccliu@bit.edu.cn

Beijing, China



  • Associate Professor, School of Physics, BIT, Beijing, China, Aug. 2016– Now,
  • Assistant Professor, School of Physics, BIT, Beijing, China, Aug. 2013 – Jun.2016,



  • Visiting Scholar in Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA, Feb. 2015 – Feb. 2016,
  • Ph. D. in Physics,, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Sept. 2010 –  Jun.2013,
  • M.A. in Material Science, Xidian University, Sept. 2007 – Apr. 2010,
  • B.S. in Material Science, Xidian University, Sept. 2003 –Jun. 2007,



  • Graphene,Silicene, Germanene, Stanene and other novel two-dimensional layered materials.
  • Topological phases, such as topological insulators and topological superconductors, topological Dirac/Weyl semimetal etc.
  • Transport in low dimensional and mesoscopic systems.



  • First-principle calculation method
  • The maximally localized Wannier method
  • Tight-binding method
  • Mean field theory
  • Landauer-Büttiker formula



  • Honor student in Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2013
  • IOP Director Award, CAS, 2012
  • IOP Director Excellent Award, CAS, 2011
  • Honor student in XiDian University, 2003-2010
  • “ Hua-Run microelectronics” scholarship, 2008



Please see: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5xqZ9YwAAAAJ&hl=zh-CN

16.  Cheng-Cheng Liu, Jin-Jian Zhou, Yugui Yao, and Fan Zhang,
      “Weak Topological Insulators and Composite Weyl Semimetals: β-Bi4X4 (X=Br, I)”,
     Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 066801, 2016.
15.  Cheng-Cheng Liu, Jin-Jian Zhou, and Yugui Yao,
      “Valley-polarized quantum anomalous Hall phases and tunable topological phase transitions in half-hydrogenated Bi honeycomb monolayers”,
Phys. Rev. B 91, 165430 (2015). Times cited: 6
14.  Cheng-Cheng Liu, Shan Guan, Zhigang Song, Shengyuan A. Yang, Jinbo Yang, and Yugui Yao,
      “Low-Energy Effective Hamiltonian for Giant-Gap Quantum Spin Hall Insulators in honeycomb X-Hydride/Halide (X=N-Bi) Monolayers”,
Phys. Rev. B 90, 085431 (2014). Times cited: 25
13.  Jin-Jian Zhou, Wanxiang Feng, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Shan Guan, Yugui Yao, “Large-Gap Quantum Spin Hall Insulator in single layer bismuth monobromide Bi$_{4}$Br$_{4}$”,
Nano Lett. 14, 4767 (2014). Times cited: 16
12.  Fan Yan, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Yu-Zhong Zhang, Yugui Yao, Dung-Hai Lee, “Time-Reversal-Invariant Topological Superconductivity in n-type Doped BiH”,
Phys. Rev. B 91, 134514 (2015). Times cited: 2
11.  Zhigang Song, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Jinbo Yang, Jingzhi Han, Botao Fu, Yingchang Yang, Qian Niu, Jing Lu, and Yugui Yao, (co-first author)
 “Quantum spin Hall insulators and quantum valley Hall insulators of BiX/SbX (X=H, F, Cl and Br) monolayers with a record bulk band gap,”
 NPG Asia Materials 6, e147 (2014). Times cited: 9
10.  Hui Pan, Xin Li, Zhenhua Qiao, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Yugui Yao, Shengyuan A. Yang,
“Topological metallic states in spin-orbit coupled bilayer systems”,
New Journal of Physics 16, 123015 (2014). Times cited: 2
9.  Hui Pan, Zhenshan Li, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Guobao Zhu, Zhenhua Qiao, Yugui Yao, “Valley-Polarized Quantum Anomalous-Hall Effects in Silicene”,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 106802 (2014). Times cited: 58
8.  Wei Yang, Guorui Chen, Zhiwen Shi, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Lianchang Zhang, Guibai Xie, Meng Cheng, Duoming Wang, Rong Yang, Dongxia Shi, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Yugui Yao, Yuanbo Zhang, and Guangyu Zhang,
   “Epitaxial growth of single-domain graphene on hexagonal boron nitride”,
Nature Materials, 12, 792 (2013). Times cited: 148
7.  Feng Liu, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Kehui Wu, Fan Yang and Yugui Yao, (co-first author)
“d+id Chiral Superconductivity in Bilayer Silicene”,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 066804 (2013). Times cited: 42
6.  Baojie Feng, Hui Li, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Ting-Na Shao, Peng Cheng, Yugui Yao, Sheng Meng, Lan Chen, and Kehui Wu,
“Observation of Dirac Cone Warping and Chirality Effects in Silicene”,
ACS Nano 7, 9049 (2013).  Times cited: 35
5.  Hui Yan, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Ke-Ke Bai, Xuejiao Wang, Mengxi Liu, Wei Yan, Lan Meng, Yanfeng Zhang, Zhongfan Liu, Jia-Cai Nie, Yugui Yao, and Lin He, (co-first author)
“Electronic Structures of Graphene Layers on Metal Foil: Effect of Point Defects”,
Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 143120 (2013). Times cited: 11
4.  Lan Chen, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Baojie Feng, Xiaoyue He, Peng Cheng, Zijing Ding, Sheng Meng, Yugui Yao, and Kehui Wu
“Evidence for Dirac Fermions in a Honeycomb Lattice Based on Silicon”,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 056804, 2012. Times cited: 446
3.  Cheng-Cheng Liu, W. Feng and Y. Yao,
“Quantum Spin Hall Effect in Silicene and Two-Dimensional Germanium”,
 Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 076802, 2011. Times cited: 907
2.  Cheng-Cheng Liu, H. Jiang and Y. Yao,
“Low-energy effective Hamiltonian involving spin-orbit coupling in silicene and two-dimensional germanium and tin”,
Phys. Rev. B 84, 195430, 2011. Times cited: 487
1.  Cheng-Cheng Liu, and Quan-Xi Cao,
 “First-principles study of the thermal transport property of Y3Al5O12”,
Acta Phys. Sin. 59, 2697 (2010).

8. The 2nd Conference on Condensed Matter Physics, 2016, Nanjing, Two invited talk: “Weak Topological Insulators and Composite Weyl Semimetals: β-Bi4X4 (X=Br,I)” and “Novel topological quantum states in some intriguing honeycomb 2D materials”.
7. APS March Meeting, 2015, San Antonio, USA
6. Global young scientists summit 2015, 2015, Singapore
5. The 9th International Conference on Computational Physics, 2015, Singapore, Invited talk: “Nontrivial topological states with a large gap in Bi (111) passivated with hydrogen or halogen.”
4. The 12th international conference on condensed matter theory and computational materials science, 2013, Guangzhou
3. The 4th international conference on Recent Progress in Graphene Research, 2012, Beijng
2. The 11th international conference on condensed matter theory and computational materials science, 2012, Jinan, Contributed talk,“Quantum Spin Hall Effect in Silicene.”
1. The 10th international conference on condensed matter theory and computational materials science, 2011, Jinhua

Release date:2016-11-02