GU Binglin

Academic Posts

Professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
President, Tsinghua University
Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Member, and Director of Physics and Astronomy Senate, of the Academic Degree Committee of the State Council
Vice President, Chinese Society of Physics
Board Member, Chinese Society of Material Science
Director, Steering Committee for Education of Physics and Astronomy, Ministry of Education

Research Interests

  • Condensed Matter Physics

Professional Experiences

1988-now, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing
1983-1988, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
1970-1978, Teaching Assistant, Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University
1992-1993, Guest Professor at Tohoku University, Japan
1985-1986, Senior Visiting Scholar at Notre Dame University, USA


1979-1982, PhD of Natural Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
1973-1975, 1978-1979, Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Master
1965-1970, Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Bachelor

Awards & Honors

2002, Award of Science & Technology Achievement, Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation
2000, 2nd Class Prize of China's National Natural Science Award
2000, 1st Class Prize of Natural Science Award for Chinese Universities, Ministry of Education
1998, 2nd Prize of Science & Technology Progress, Ministry of Education

Selected Publications

Published more than 240 papers:
1. Tremendous spin-Splitting effects in open Boron Nitride nanotubes: application to nanoscale spintronic devices, J AM CHEM SOC 128 (26): 8453-8458 JUL 5 2006
2. Physical origin of hydrogen-adsorption-induced metallization of the SiC surface: n-type doping via formation of hydrogen bridge bond, PHYS REV LETT 95 (19): Art. No. 196803 NOV 4 2005
3. Bonding modes and electronic properties of single-crystalline silicon nanotubes, PHYS REV B 73 (15): Art. No. 155432 APR 2006
4. Ferroelectricity in Pb(Zr0.5Ti0.5)O3 thin films: Critical thickness and 180 degrees stripe domains, PHYS REV B 70 (10): Art. No. 104108 SEP 2004
5. Huge enhancement of electromechanical responses in compositionally modulated Pb(Zr1-x Tix)O3, PHYS REV LETT 91 (6): Art. No. 067602 AUG 8 2003
6. Metal-to-semiconductor transition in squashed armchair carbon nanotubes PHYS REV LETT 90 (15): Art. No. 156601 APR 18 2003
7. Giant magnetoresistance effect in a magnetic-electric barrier structure PHYS REV B 66 (12): Art. No. 125305 SEP 15 2002
8. Effect of substitutional atoms in the tip on field-emission properties of capped carbon nanotubes, APPL PHYS LETT 80 (14): 2589-2591 APR 8 2002
9. Electronic structure and field-emission characteristics of open-ended single-walled carbon nanotubes, PHYS REV LETT 87 (9): Art. No. 095504 AUG 27 2001
10. Soft modes in order-disorder ferroelectrics. APPL PHYS LETT 79 (9): 1333-1335 AUG 27 2001


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