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Education & Employment

• Professor

Center for Correlated Matter, Zhejiang University, 2017-now

• Special Researcher (Tenure-track Professor)

Center for Correlated Matter, Zhejiang University, 2013-2016

• Postdoc Research Associate

Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM,USA, 2010-2012;

• Ph.D.

Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL, USA, 2003-2009;

• B.S.

Department of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China, 1999-2003;

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the emergent quantum states in strongly-correlated electron systems(SCES) and current research areas include: (1) experimental characterizations of SCES, especially heavy-fermion materials, under extreme conditions such as low temperature, high pressure and magnetic field.  The fundamental methods can be electrical resistivity, ac calorimetry and magnetic susceptibility with the major goal to investigate their phase diagram, quantum criticality and emergent superconductivity; (2) Point-contact spectroscopic (PCS) studies on superconductors to probe the superconducting gap and order parameter symmetries.

Honors & Awards

  • 2014, Zhejiang Province “Thousand Talent” Program (浙江省海外高层次人才引进计划)
  • 2002, Samsung Scholarship, Peking University
  • 2000, Canon Scholarship for Excellence, Peking University

Selected Publications

Eunsung Park, Sangyun Lee , Filip Ronning, Joe D Thompson, Qiu Zhang, Luis Balicas, Xin Lu* and Tuson Park*, “Spectroscopic evidence for two-gap superconductivity in the quasi-1D chalcogenide Nb2Pd0.81S5”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 30, 165401 (2018) 

Z. Ma, J. Wang, Z.-Y. Dong, J. Zhang, S. Li, S.-H. Zheng, Y. Yu, W. Wang, Liqiang Che, K. Ran, S. Bao, Z. Cai, P. Čermák, A. Schneidewind, S. Yano, J. S. Gardner, Xin Lu, S.-L. Yu, J.-M. Liu, Shiyan Li, J.-X. Li, and Jinsheng Wen, Spin-Glass Ground State in a Triangular-Lattice Compound YbZnGaO4, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 087201 (2018) 

Yongkang Luo, Xin Lu, A. P. Dioguardi, P. F. S. Rosa, E. D. Bauer, Q. Si & J. D. Thompson, “Unconventional and conventional quantum criticalities in CeRh0.58Ir0.42In5”,npj Quantum Materials 3, 6 (2018) 

Liqiang Che, Tian Le, C. Q. Xu, X. Z. Xing, Zhixiang Shi, Xiaofeng Xu, and Xin Lu*, “Absence of Andreev bound states in β-PdBi2 probed by point-contact Andreev reflection spectroscopy”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 024519 (2016)

Z F Weng, M Smidman, L Jiao, Xin Lu and H Q Yuan, “Multiple quantum phase transitions and superconductivity in Ce-based heavy fermions”, Rep. Prog. Phys. 79, 094503 (2016)

Ye Chen(陈晔), Zongfa Weng(翁宗法), Smidman Michael, Xin Lu(路欣)*, and Huiqiu Yuan(袁辉球)*, “High-pressure studies on heavy fermion systems”, Chin. Phys. B 25, 077401(2016)

G. M. Pang, M. Smidman, L. X. Zhao, Y. F. Wang, Z. F. Weng, L. Q. Che, Y. Chen, X. Lu, G. F. Chen, and H. Q. Yuan, “Nodeless superconductivity in noncentrosymmetric PbTaSe2 single crystals”, Phys. Rev. B 93, 060506(R) (2016)

W. B. Jiang, L. Yang, C. Y. Guo, Z. Hu, J. M. Lee, M. Smidman, Y. F. Wang, T. Shang, Z. W. Cheng, F. Gao, H. Ishii, K. D. Tsuei, Y. F. Liao, X. Lu, L. H. Tjeng, J. M. Chen, and H. Q. Yuan,“Crossover from a heavy fermion to intermediate valence state in noncentrosymmetric Yb2Ni12(P,As)7 ”, Scientific Reports 5, 17608 (2015)

Yongkang Luo, F. Ronning, N.Wakeham, Xin Lu, Tuson Park, Z-A Xu, J. D. Thompson, “Pressure-tuned quantum criticality in the antiferromagnetic Kondo semimetal CeNi2-deltaAs2”. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 13520 (2015)

Xiaofeng Xu*,W H Jiao, N Zhou, Y Guo, Y K Li, Jianhui Dai, Z Q Lin, Y J Liu, Zengwei Zhu, Xin Lu, H Q Yuan, and Guanghan Cao, “Quasi-linear magnetoresistance and the violation of Kohler’s rule in the quasi-one-dimensional Ta4Pd3Te16 superconductor”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 335701(2015)

C. Y. Guo, Y. Chen, M. Smidman, S. A. Chen, W. B. Jiang, H. F. Zhai, Y. F. Wang, G. H. Cao, J. M. Chen, X. Lu*, and H. Q. Yuan*, “Evidence for two distinct superconducting phases in EuBiS2F under pressure”, Phys. Rev. B 91, 214512 ( 2015)

Y. Chen, W. B. Jiang, C. Y. Guo, F. Ronning, E. D. Bauer, Tuson Park, H. Q. Yuan, Z. Fisk, J. D. Thompson and Xin Lu*,“Reemergent Superconductivity and Avoided Quantum Criticality in Cd-Doped CeIrIn5 under Pressure”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 146403 (2015)

W B Jiang, C Y Guo, Z F Weng, Y F Wang, Y H Chen, Y Chen, G M Pang, T Shang, X. Lu and H. Q. Yuan*, “Superconductivity and structural distortion in BaPt2As2”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 022202 (2015)

Mikael Fogelstrom, Matthias J. Graf, V. A. Sidorov, Xin Lu, E. D. Bauer, J. D. Thompson,Two-channel point-contact tunneling theory of superconductors,Phys Rev B.90.104512(2014)

L. Jiao, J. L. Zhang, Y. Chen, Z. F. Weng, Y. M. Shao, J. Y. Feng, X. Lu, B. Joshi, A. Thamizhavel, S. Ramakrishnan, and H. Q. Yuan, Anisotropic superconductivity in noncentrosymmetric BiPd,Phys Rev B.89.060507(2014)

T. Shang, Y. H. Chen, W. B. Jiang, Y. Chen, L. Jiao, J. L. Zhang, Z. F. Weng,X. Lu, H. Q. Yuan, Tunable magnetic orders in CePd2As2-xPx, J Phys Condens Matter. 2014 Jan 29;26(4):045601.

W. B. Jiang, C. Y. Guo, Z. F. Weng, Y. F. Wang, Y. H. Chen, Y. Chen, G. M. Pang, T. Shang,X. Lu, H. Q. Yuan,  Superconductivity and structural distortion in BaPt2As2,  Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 27/2/022202(2014) 

T. Shang, R. E. Baumbach, K. Gofryk, F. Ronning, Z. F. Weng, J. L. Zhang,X. Lu, E. D. Bauer, J. D. Thompson, and H. Q. Yuan, CeIrIn5: Superconductivity on a magnetic instability, Phys. Rev. B 89, 041101, (2014) 

S. Seo+, Xin Lu+, J.-X. Zhu, R. R. Urbano, N. Curro, E. D. Bauer, V. A. Sidorov, L. D. Pham, Tuson Park*, Z. Fisk and J. D. Thompson*, “Disorder in quantum critical superconductors”, Nature Physics 10, 120 (2014) +S. Seo and Xin Lu contribute equally to this work Cover Figure in Nature Physics 10, No 2 (2014) and also News & Views by F. MalteGrosche (P94-95)

V. A. Sidorov, Xin Lu, T. Park, Hanoh Lee, P. H. Tobash, R. E. Baumbach, F. Ronning, E. D. Bauer and J. D. Thompson, “Pressure phase diagram and quantum criticality of CePt2In7 single crystals”,  Phys. Rev. B 88, 020503 (Rapid communications) (2013)

K. Gofryk, F. Ronning, J.-X. Zhu, M. N. Ou, P. H. Tobash, S. S. Stoyko, Xin Lu, A. Mar, T. Park, E. D. Bauer, J. D. Thompson and Z. Fisk, “Electronic tuning and uniform superconductivity in CeCoIn5”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 186402(2012)

Xin Lu*, Hanoh Lee, T. Park, F. Ronning, E. D. Bauer, and J. D. Thompson, “Heat-capacity measurements of energy-gap nodes of the heavy-fermion superconductor CeIrIn5 deep inside the pressure-dependent dome structure of its superconducting phase diagram”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 027001(2012)

T. Park*, H. Lee, I. Martin,Xin Lu, V. A. Sidorov, F. Ronning, E. D. Bauer, and J. D. Thompson, “Textured superconducting phase in the heavy fermion CeRhIn5”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 077003 (2012)

Xin Lu*, F. Ronning, P. H. Tobash, K. Gofryk, E. D. Bauer, and J. D. Thompson, “Pressure-tuned point-contact spectroscopy of URu2Si2 from hidden order to antiferromagnetic states: Similarity of the Fermi surface gapping”, Physical Review B 85, 020402 (Rapid Communications) (2012)

Xin Lu, W.-K. Park*, S. Yeo, K.-H. Oh, S.-I. Lee, S. L. Bud’ko, P. C. Canfield, and L. H. Greene, “Superconducting order parameter in nonmagnetic borocarbides RNi2B2C (R=Y, Lu) probed by point-contact Andreev reflection spectroscopy”, Physical Review B 83, 104519 (2011)

Xin Lu*, W.-K. Park, H. Q. Yuan, G. F. Chen, G. L. Luo, N. L. Wang, A. Sefa, M. A. McGuire, R. Jin, B. C. Sales, D. Mandrus, and L. H. Greene, “Point-contact spectroscopic study on normal and superconducting AFe2As2-type iron-pnictide single crystals”, Superconductor Science & Technology 23, 054009 (2010)


Contact Information

Email address: xinluphy at zju.edu.cn