Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Dongxia Qu

Research Staff
Biosciences and Biotechnology Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D.
Princeton University
2011
M.Sc.
Princeton University
2007
B.S.
Zhejiang University
2002

Research Interests

Novel low-dimensional materials with strong electron correlations. Synthesize and characterize emergent materials with novel superconducting, magnetic, magneto-resistive, and thermoelectric properties.

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Graduate Fellowship, 2009-2011
  • Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University, 2005
  • China Instrument Society Scholarship, China Instrument Society, 2002
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, Zhejiang Province, China, 2002
  • Meritorious Award in Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP), USA, 2001
  • First Prize, Chinese Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CMCM), China, 2000
  • Outstanding Scholarship, Zhejiang University, 1999-2001

Selected (Recent) Publications

  1. D.-X Qu, S. K. Roberts, and G. F. Chapline , "Observation of Huge Surface Hole Mobility in the Topological Insulator Bi0.91Sb0.09 (111)", Physical Review Letters, 111, 176801 (2013).
  2. D.-X Qu, Y. S. Hor, and R. J. Cava, "Quantum Oscillations in Magnetothermopower Measurements of the Topological Insulator Bi2Te3", Physical Review Letters, 109, 246602 (2012).
  3. D.-X Qu, Y. S. Hor, J. Xiong, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong, "Quantum Oscillations and Hall Anomaly of Surface States in the Topological Insulator Bi2Te3", Science, 329 821 (2010).
  4. J. G. Checkelsky, Y. S. Hor, M.-H. Liu, D.-X Qu, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, "Quantum Interference in Macroscopic Crystals of Nonmetallic Bi2Se3", Physical Review Letters, 103 246601 (2009).
  5. D. Qu, R. Cendejas, Z. Liu, and C. Gmachl, "The Effect of Notch Angles on Quantum Cascade Microlasers with Highly Deformed Spiral-Resonators", Applied Physics Letters, 93 261116 (2008).
  6. D. Qu and C. Gmachl, "Quasi-Chaotic Optical Multipass Cell", Physical Review A, 78, 033824 (2008).
  7. D. Qu, Z. Liu, and C. Gmachl, "A compact asymmetric chaotic optical cavity with long optical path lengths", Applied Physics Letters, 93, 014101 (2008).
  8. D. Qu, F. Xie, G. Shu, S. Momen, E. Narimanov, C. Gmachl, and D. L. Sivco, "Second-harmonic generation in quantum cascade lasers with electric field and current dependent nonlinear susceptibility", Applied Physics Letters, 90, 031105 (2007).
  9. D. Qu and D. Grischkowsky, "Observation of a New Type of THz Resonance of Surface Plasmons Propagating on Metal-film Hole Arrays", Physical Review Letters, 93, 196804, (2004).
  10. D. Qu, D. Grischkowsky, and W. Zhang, "Terahertz Transmission Properties of Thin Subwavelength Metallic Hole Arrays", Optics Letters, 29, 896, (2004).

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