FAN Shoushan

Academic Posts

Professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
Director, Tsinghua-Foxconn Nanotechnology Research Center, Tsinghua University
Academician, Chinese Academy of Science

Research Interests

  • Fabrications, Characterizations, and Applications of Nanomaterials and Nanodevices

Professional Experiences

1981-now, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
1984-1986, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Visiting scientist
1993-1994, Harvard University, Visiting scientist
June to October 1998, Stanford University, Visiting scientist


1965 -1970 Undergraduate studies at Tsinghua University, B. Sc.
1978 -1981 Graduate studies at Tsinghua University, M. Sc.

Awards & Honors

1999, Chang Jiang Scholars Achievement Award

Selected Publications

1.Wei W, Liu Y, Wei Y, Jiang KL, Peng LM, Fan SS. Tip cooling effect and failure mechanism of field-emitting carbon nanotubes. NANO LETTERS, 7 (2007)64
2.Jiang KL, Feng C, Liu K, Fan SS. A vapor-liquid-solid model for chemical vapor deposition growth of carbon nanotubes. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY 7 (2007)1494
3.Wei Y, Weng D, Yang YC, Zhang XB, Jiang KL, Liu L, Fan SS. Efficient fabrication of field electron emitters from the multiwalled carbon nanotube yarns. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 89 (2006) 063101
4.Zhang XB, Jiang KL, Teng C, Liu P, Zhang L, Kong J, Zhang TH, Li QQ, Fan SS Spinning and processing continuous yarns from 4-inch wafer scale super-aligned carbon nanotube arrays. ADVANCED MATERIALS 18(2006)1505
5.Ge SP, Jiang KL, Lu XX, Chen YF, Wang RM, and Fan SS. Orientation-controlled growth of single crystal silicon-nanowire arrays. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 17 (2005) 56
6.Huang H, Liu CH, Wu Y, Fan SS. Aligned carbon nanotube composite films for thermal management. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 17 (2005) 1652
7.Liu CH, Huang H, Wu Y, Fan SS. Thermal conductivity improvement of silicone elastomer with carbon nanotube loading. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 84 (2004) 4248
8.Li P, Jiang KL, Liu M, Li QQ, Sun JL, and Fan SS. Polarized incandescent light emission from carbon nanotubes. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 82 (2003) 1763
9.Jiang KL, Li QQ, Fan SS. Spinning continuous carbon nanotube yarns NATURE, 419 (2002) 801
10.Fan SS, Chapline M, Franklin N, Tombler T, Cassell A and Dai HJ. Self-Oriented regular arrays of carbon nanotubes and their field emission properties. SCIENCE, 283 (1999) 512
11.Liu L, Fan SS. Isotope labeling of carbon nanotubes and formation of 12C-13C nanotube junctions. J. AM CHEM SOC, 123 (2001) 11502
12.Han WQ, Fan SS, Li QQ, Hu YD. Synthesis of Gallium nitride nanorods through a carbon nanotube-confined reaction. SCIENCE, 277 (1997) 1287


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