Lu Li

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Lu Li

Assistant Professor

Office Location(s): 257 West Hall
Lab: SB109 Randall (763.3053) SB476 Randall (763.8530)
Phone: 734.647.9434
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  • Fields of Study
    • Condensed Matter Experimental Physics
  • About

    Professor Li was born in China. He received his B.S degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2002 and Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2008. He spent three years at MIT as a Pappalardo Fellow before joining the physics department of University of Michigan in 2011.

    Professor Li is interested in the investigation of novel magnetic and transport properties of strongly correlated systems, such as novel oxide interfaces, frustrated quantum magnets, and high Tc superconductors. In these systems, the strong correlation drives the interplay between various states of spins and orbitals and gives rise to an amazingly rich diversity of novel phenomena. The current research focus is the magnetism of the oxide interface LaAlO3/SrTiO3 .

    Selected Publications

    Two-Dimensional Fermi Surfaces in Kondo Insulator SmB(6), (G. Li, Z. Xiang, F. Yu, T. Asaba, B. Lawson, P. Cai, C. Tinsman, A. Berkley, S. Wolgast, Y. S. Eo, D. J. Kim, C. Kurdak, J. W. Allen, K. Sun, X. H. Chen, Y. Y. Wang, Z. Fisk, and Lu Li), Science, 346, 1208 (2014).

    Quantum Oscillations in Cu(x)Bi(2)Se(3) in High Magnetic Fields, (BJ Lawson, G Li, F Yu, T Asaba, C Tinsman, T Gao, W Wang, YS Hor, and Lu Li), Physical Review B, 90, 195141 (2014).

    High-Field Magnetic Ground State in S=1/2 Kagome Lattice Antiferromagnet ZnCu(3)(OH)(6)Cl(2), (Tomoya Asaba, Tian-Heng Han, B. J. Lawson, F Yu, C Tinsman, Z Xiang, G Li, Young S Lee, and Lu Li), Physical Review B, 90, 064417 (2014).

    Quantum Oscillations in Topological Superconductor Candidate Cu0.25Bi2Se3, (B. J. Lawson, Y. S. Hor, and L. Li), Physical Review Letters, 109, 226406 (2012).

    Coexistence of Magnetic Order and Two-dimensional Superconductivity at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces, (L. Li, C. Richter, J. Mannhart, and R. C. Ashoori), Nature Physics, 7, 762 (2011).

    Unusual Nernst Effect Suggestive of Time-reversal Violation in the Striped Cuprate La2-xBaxCuO4, (L. Li, N. Alidoust, J. M. Tranquada, G. D. Gu, and N. P. Ong), Physical Review Letters, 107, 277001 (2011).

    Very Large Capacitance Enhancement in a Two-dimensional Electron System, (L. Li, C. Richter, S. Paetel, T. Kopp, J. Mannhart, and R. C. Ashoori), Science 332, 825 (2011).

    Diamagnetism and Cooper Pairing Above Tc in Cuprates, (L. Li, Y. Wang, S. Komiya, S. Ono, Y. Ando, G. D. Gu, and N. P. Ong), Physical Review B 81, 054510 (2010).

    Phase Transitions of Dirac Electrons in Bismuth, (L. Li, J. G. Checkelsky, Y. S. Hor, R. J. Cava, C. Uher, A. F. Hebard, and N. P. Ong), Science 321, 547-550 (2008).

    Low-Temperature Vortex Liquid in La2-xSrxCuO4, (L. Li, J. G. Checkelsky, S. Komiya, Y. Ando and N. P. Ong), Nature Physics, 3, 311-314 (2007).

  • Education
    • University of Science and Technology of China B.S. 2002
    • Princeton University Ph.D. 2008