Associate Professor

Phone: (027)87556264

Email: linzh@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Condensed Matter Physics

Research Interests: spintronics, surface and interface, and organic magnetic molecular device

 

Dr. Zhu Received her B.S. degree in applied Physics Department from Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China, in 2001 and her Ph.D. degree in College of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2009. In 2011, she joined the department of Physics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, Richmond, USA, as a Postdoctoral Researcher. She is presently an Associate Professor in the School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. In the past few years she has started a series of research programs including NSFC, and the amount of funding obtained is more than 1 Million RMB. Dr. Zhu also actively cooperates with the researchers around the world. Her research interests include spintronics, surface and interface, and organic magnetic molecular device.

Academic Degrees

PhD in College of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, 2009, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Professional Experience

2005-Present : Associate Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

2011-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Selected Publications

  1. F. Zou, L. Zhu*, G. Y. Gao, M. H. Wua and K. L. Yao, Temperature-controlled spin filter and spin valve based on Fe-doped monolayer MoS2”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 6053 (2016) (Corresponding author)

  2. F. Zou, L. Zhu* and K. L. Yao, “Perfect spin filtering effect and negative differential behavior in phosphorus-doped zigzag graphene nanoribbons”, Sci. Rep. 5, 15966 (2015) (Corresponding author)

  3. L. Zhu*, J. H. Gao, Y. S. Fu, G. Y. Gao, H. H. Fu, M. H. Wu, J. T. Lü and K. L. Yao, “The integrated spintronic functionalities of an individual high-spin state spin-crossover molecule between graphene nanoribbon electrodes”, Nanotechnology 26, 315201 (2015)

  4. L. Zhu*, M. Qian and Shiv N Khanna, “Unusually large spin polarization and magnetoresistance in   a FeMg8-FeMg8 superatomic dimer”, J. Chem. Phys. 139, 064306 (2013)

  5. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, Spin transport and magnetic properties of a copper(II) coordination organometallic molecule”, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 344, 14 (2013)

  6. L. Zhu*, Shiv N Khanna, “Quantum Spin Transport through Magnetic Superatom dimer (Cs8V-Cs8V)”, J. Chem. Phys. 137, 164311 (2012).

  7. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Biradical and Triradical organic magnetic molecules as Spin filters and rectifiers”, Chem. Phys. 397, 1 (2012)

  8. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Magnetic and electronic switching properties of photochromic diarylethene with two nitronyl nitroxides”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 202101 (2010)

  9. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Molecular spin valve and spin filter composed of single-molecule magnets”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 082115 (2010)

  10. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Ab initio studies of ferromagnetic properties of a nitronyl nitroxide radical and a nucleoside with π-conjugated nitroxide spin label”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 182502 (2007)

  11. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Ab initio study of the spin distribution and conductive properties of a Malonato-Bridged Gadolinium(III) Complex”, Phys. Rev. B 76, 134409 (2007)

  12. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles study on the polar (1 1 1) surface of Fe3O4”,  Phys. Rev. B 74, 035409 (2006)

  13. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Spin-polarized transport and the electronic structure of the metallic antiferromagnet Fe(thiazole)2Cl2”,  J. Chem. Phys. 131, 204702 (2009) (Top10 by BioMedlib for 3 times).

  14. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principle calculation on the electronic structure of the molecule-based ferromagnet Co[P(CN)2]2 and M[N(CN)2]2 (M=Co, Ni) ”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 424, 209 (2006)

  15. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles studies of the atomic reconstructions of CdSe (001) and (111) surfaces”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 21, 095001 ( 2009)

  16. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles studies on the spin distribution on the dihalide-bridged polymer antiferromagnet: Cu(thiazole)2Br2 and M(thiazole)2Cl2 (M = Cu, Fe)”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 18, 3325 (2006)

  17. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Stability and electronic structure of BiFeO3 (111) polar surfaces by first-principle calculations”, Phys. Lett. A 373, 2374 (2009)

  18. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles electronic-structure calculation on the spin distribution and the conductive properties of (n-C3H7)4N[FeIIFeIII(dto)3] (dto = C2O2S2)”, Phys. Lett. A 363, 482 (2007)

  19. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Theoretical studies on the spin distribution on the dihalide-bridged polymer metallic antiferromagnet Fe(thiazole)2Cl2”, Phys. Lett. A 353, 245 (2006)

  20. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “The electronic structure and the ferromagnetic intermolecular interactions in the crystal of a diphenyl nitroxide derivative”, Philos. Mag. 87, 4119 (2007)

  21. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles studies of magnetic properties and electronic structure of EuC60”, Solid State Commun. 141, 628 (2007)

  22. K. L. Yao, L. Zhu*, Z. L. Liu, “The electronic structure and the ferromagnetic Properties of the organic radical 4-methacryloyloxy-2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1- piperidinyloxyl (MOTMP)”, Solid State Commun. 132, 657 (2004)  (Corresponding author)

  23. K. L. Yao, L. Zhu*, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles study of the ferromagnetic and half-metallic properties of the fumarate-bridged polymer”, Eur. Phys. J. B 39, 283 (2004) (Corresponding author)

  24. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Ab initio study of the electronic structure and the magnetic properties of polymers Co [N (CN) 2]2(L) [L=pyrazine dioxide (pzdo) and 2-methyl pyrazine dioxide (mpdo)] with dual - and - [N (CN) 2] - Bridges”, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 320, L50 (2008)

  25. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “The electronic structure and the ferromagnetic intermolecular interactions in the crystal of TEMPO radicals”, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 301, 301 (2006)

  26. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “First-principles studies on the spin distribution and conductive properties of two MnIICuII bimetallic chains”, Physica B 395, 111 (2007)

  27. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Ab initio study of electronic structure and magnetic properties of copper (II) terephthalate”, Physica B 370, 104 (2005)

  28. L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, Z. L. Liu, “Ab initio study of the electronic structure and the magnetic properties of two novel neptunium(V) sulfates: NaK3(NpO2)4(SO4)4 (H2O)2 and NaNpO2SO4H2O ”, Commun. Theor. Phys. 48, 921 (2007)

  29. L. H. Jia, Z. L. Liu, L. Zhu*, K. L. Yao, “Magnetic studies of a syn-anti triatomic carboxylate-bridging chainlike copper(II) complex exhibiting ferromagnetic exchange”, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 064702 (2007)  (Corresponding author)

  30. S. H. Qu, L. Zhu*, “Specific heat study of quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnetic model for an organic polymer chain”, Phys. Lett. A 372, 5918 (2008)  (Corresponding author)

Awards and Honors

• National Natural Science Foundation of China , Grant No.11374111;

• National Natural Science Foundation of China , Grant No.10904043;

Courses Taught

• College physics;

• College physics experiment;

• Solid State Physics;

•Tensor Analysis

• Condensed Matter Physics

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