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SHI Xingqiang

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics


Room 226, Research Building 2

Research Interests

Using density-function-theory-based methods, we study surfaces, interfaces and low-dimensional systems


Professional Experience

◆ Dec 2012 to Now, Assistant Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology

◆ Jun 2012 to Dec 2012, Postdoctoral Fellow, Hong Kong Baptist University

◆ Aug 2007 to Jun 2012, Research Fellow, City University of Hong Kong

◆ Sep 2010 to Dec 2010, Guest Scientist, University of Bremen, Germany


Educational Background

◆ 2007, PhD, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

◆ 2002, B.Sc, Department of Physics, Hebei Normal University


Honors & Awards

Recipientof the Shenzhen Peacock-plan Award, 2013


Selected Publications

◆ Cooperative modulation of electronic structures of aromatic molecules coupled to multiple metal contacts, Weihua Wang*, Xingqiang Shi*, Shiyong Wang, Jun Liu, M. A. Van Hove, Pei Nian Liu, Rui-Qin Zhang, Nian Lin; Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 046802 (2013)

◆ Interactions between Organics and Metal Surfaces in the Intermediate Regime between Physisorption and Chemisorption, Xing-Qiang Shi, Yu Li, MichelA. Van Hove, Rui-Qin Zhang; J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 23603−23607 (2012)

◆ Adsorbate-induced reconstruction by C60 on close-packed metal surfaces: mechanism for different types of reconstruction; Xing-Qiang Shi, Michel A. Van Hove, Rui-Qin Zhang; Phys. Rev. B 85, 075421 (2012)

◆ Substrate Mediated Stabilization of Methyl Phosphonic Acid on ZnONon-Polar Surfaces; X. Q. Shi, H. Xu, M. A. Van Hove, N. H. Moreira, A. L. Rosa,Th. Frauenheim; Surf. Sci. 606, 289–292 (2012)

◆ C60 on the Pt(111) Surface: Structural Tuning of Electronic Properties; X. Q. Shi, A.B. Pang, K.L. Man, R.Q. Zhang, C. Minot, M.S. Altmanand M.A. Van Hove; Phys. Rev. B 84, 235406 (2011)

◆ Single-molecule resolution of an organometallic intermediate in a surface-supported Ullmann coupling reaction; Weihua Wang, Xingqiang Shi, Shiyong Wang, Michel A. Van Hove, and Nian Lin; J. Am. Chem. Soc. Communication133 (34), 13264–13267 (2011) [Cover Story]

◆ Thermally activated transformation of the adsorption configurations of a complex molecule on a Cu(111) surface; X. Q. Shi, W. H. Wang, S. Y. Wang, N. Lin and M. A. Van Hove; Catalysis Today 177, 50–54 (2011)

◆ Complex Molecules on a Flat Metal Surface: Large Distortions Induced by Chemisorption Can Make Physisorption Energetically More Favorable; Xingqiang Shi, Rui Qin Zhang, Christian Minot, Klaus Hermann, Michel A. Van Hove, WeihuaWang, and Nian Lin; J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 2974 (2010)

◆ Manipulating localized molecular orbitals by single-atom contacts; Weihua Wang, Xingqiang Shi, Chensheng Lin, R. Q. Zhang, Christian Minot, MichelA. Van Hove, Yuning Hong, Ben Zhong Tang, Nian Lin; Phys. Rev. Lett. 105,126801 (2010)

◆ Electron Stimulation of Internal Torsion of a Surface-Mounted Molecular Rotor; Weihua Wang, Xingqiang Shi, Mochen Jin, Christian Minot, Michel A. Van Hove, Jean-Paul Collin, and Nian Lin; ACS Nano 4, 4929–4935(2010)

◆ Structural Analysis and Electronic Properties of Negatively Charged TCNQ: 2D Networks of (TCNQ) 2Mn Assembled on Cu (100); X. Q. Shi, Chensheng Lin, C. Minot, Tzu-Chun Tseng, Steven L. Tait, Nian Lin, R. Q. Zhang, Klaus Kern, J. I. Cerdá, and M. A. Van Hove; J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 17197–17204 (2010)

◆ Significant negative differential resistance predicted in scanning tunneling spectroscopy for a C-60 monolayer on a metal surface; X.Q. Shi, W. W. Pai, X.D. Xiao, J. I. Cerdá, R.Q. Zhang, C. Minot, and M.A. Van Hove; Phys. Rev. B 80, 075403 (2009)

◆ Electron transport in self-assembled monolayers of thiolalkane: Symmetric I-V curves and Fano resonance; Shi XQ, Dai ZX, Zeng Z. Phys. Rev. B76, 235412 (2007)

◆ Spin-polarized transport in carbon nanowires inside semi conducting carbon nanotubes; Shi XQ, Dai ZX, Zhong GH, et al. J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 10130(2007)

◆ Ab initio electron transport study of carbon and boron-nitrogen nanowires; Shi XQ, Dai ZX, Zheng XH, et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 16902 (2006)

◆ Changes of coupling between the electrodes and the molecule under external bias bring negative differential resistance; Shi XQ, Zheng XH, Dai ZX, et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 3334 (2005)


Research Projects

Youth Project of National Natural Science Fund, Project Leader, 2012.1~2014.12.



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