Associate Professor Department of Physics

Personal Profile

Research Interests

◆ High resolution Ultra-high vacuum Low temperature/Variable Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscopy;

◆ Electronic and dynamic properties of surface and surface nanostructures;

◆ Atomic manipulation

◆ Spin dynamics and spintronics on surfaces

 

Professional Experience

◆ 2013.8- Present Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Southern University of Science and Technology

◆ 2008.8-2013.7 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

◆ 2007.10-2008.7 Research Associate, Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

◆ 2006.11-2007.10 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

◆ 2005.11-2006.11 Research Associate, Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

◆ 2005.7 - 2005.11 Visiting Scholar, He Fei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, Anhui, China

◆ 2003.5 - 2004.5 Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

 

Educational Background

◆ 1999.9-2005.7 Ph.D. degree, Condensed Matter Physics, 6 Jul 2005. Graduate School of University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China.

◆ 1995.9-1999.7 Bachelor of Science degree, Applied Physics, 10 Jul 1999. University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China

 

Honors & Awards

◆ 2005.7 The Special Prize of President Scholarship for Postgraduate Students (By the Chinese Academy of Sciences)

◆ 2005.9 First Prize of Provincial Excellent Scientific and Technological Achievements in Colleges and Universities in Anhui Province

◆ 2006.7 Award of Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Chinese Academy of Sciences

◆ 2007.11 Award of Top 100 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of China

 

Selected Publications

1. Jiepeng Liu, Xuefeng Wu, Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang* and Xudong Xiao*, “Superconductivity of individual Pb islands on Si(111): pseudogap, critical region, density of states, and island size”

Superconductor Science and Technology 26 , 085009 (2013);

2. Fangfei Ming, KedongWang, Shuan Pan, Jiepeng Liu, Xieqiu Zhang, Jinlong Yang, and Xudong Xiao, “Assembling and Disassembling Ag Clusters on Si(111)-(7X7) by Vertical Atomic Manipulation”

ACS Nano 5 , 7608-7616 (2011);

3. Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang, Xieqiu Zhang, Jiepeng Liu, Aidi Zhao, Jinlong Yang, and Xudong Xiao, “Identifying the Numbers of Ag Atoms in their Nanostructures Grown on Si(111)-(7×7) Surface”

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 , 3847-3853 (2011);

4. Kedong Wang, Xieqiu Zhang, M.M.T.Loy, T.-C.Chiang, and Xudong Xiao, “Pseudogap mediated by quantum-size effects in lead islands”.

Physical Review Letters 102 , 076801 (2009);

5. Kedong Wang, Gang Chen, Chun Zhang, M.M.T.Loy, and Xudong Xiao, “Intermixing of Intrabasin and Interbasin Diffusion of a Single Ag Atom on Si(111)-7×7”.

Physical Review Letters 101 , 266107 (2008);

6. Jin Zhao, Changgan Zeng, Xin Cheng, Kedong Wang, Guanwu Wang, Jinlong Yang, J.G. Hou and Qingshi Zhu, “Single C59N Molecule as a Molecular Rectifier”.

Physical Review Letters 95 , 045502 (2005);

7. Chun Zhang, Gang Chen, Kedong Wang, Hongwei Yang, Tao Su, C. T. Chan, M. M. T. Loy and Xudong Xiao, “Experimental and theoretical investigation of single Cu, Ag and Au atoms adsorbed on Si(111)-7×7”.

Physical Review Letters 94 , 176104 (2005);

8. Kedong Wang, Chun Zhang, M. M. T. Loy and Xudong Xiao, “Time-Dependent Tunneling Spectroscopy for Studying Surface Diffusion Confined in Nanostructures”.

Physical Review Letters 94 , 036103 (2005);

9. Kedong Wang, Jin Zhao, Shangfeng Yang, Lan Chen, Qunxiang Li, BingWang, Shihe Yang, Jinlong Yang, J.G. Hou and Qingshi Zhu, “Unveiling metal-cage hybrid states in a single endohedral metallofullerene”.

Physical Review Letters 91 , 185504 (2003);

10.J.G. Hou, BingWang, Jinlong Yang, Kedong Wang, Wei Lu, Zhenyu Li, Haiqian Wang, D.M. Chen and Qingshi Zhu, “Disorder and Suppression of Quantum Confinement Effects in Pd Nanoparticles”

Physical Review Letters 90 , 246803 (2003);

 

Contacts

◆ E-mail: wang.kd@sustc.edu.cn phkdwang@gmail.com

◆ Tel: 0755-88018207; 18950034383; 00852-67408984

Research

◆ High resolution Ultra-high vacuum Low temperature/Variable Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Atomic manipulation;

◆ Electronic and dynamic properties of surface and surface nanostructures;

◆ Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Doped Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon Superconductors

◆ Surface of new energy materials


Teaching


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52. Chaoqiang Xu, Yande Que, Yuan Zhuang, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao*, “Construction of a gigahertz-bandwidth radio-frequency scanning tunneling microscope based on a commercial low-temperature system” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 90, 103706 (2019);

51. Yani Chen, Peipei Wang, Minghui Wu, Jinlong Ma, Shihao Wen, Xuefeng Wu, Gaomin Li, Yue Zhao, Kedong Wang, Liyuan Zhang, Li Huang, Wu Li, and Mingyuan Huang*,“Raman spectra and dimensional effect on the charge density wave transition in GdTe3”,Appl. Phys. Lett. 115, 151905 (2019);

50. Chaoqiang Xu, Yande Que, Yuan Zhuang, Bin Liu, Yaping Ma, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao,“Manipulating the Edge of a Two-Dimensional MgO Nanoisland”, J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 19619−19624 (2019);

49. Mengmeng Zhang, Dongyang Wang, Cheng Chang, Tao Lin, Kedong Wang and Li-Dong Zhao, “Oxygen adsorption and its influence on the thermoelectric performance of polycrystalline SnSe”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 7, 10507-10513 (2019);

48. Xiji Shao, Lin Li, Xingqiang Shi, Yaping Ma, Xuefeng Wu, Kedong Wang*, “The shielding effects of C60 cage on the magnetic moments of Transition Metal atoms inside corner holes of Si(111)-(77)”, Nanoscale 11, 6228–6234 (2019);

47. Xian Tang, Liang Hu, Touwen Fan, Le Zhang, Liping Zhu, Hui Li, Haoliang Liu, Jiyuan Liang, Kedong Wang, Zhongjun Li, Shuangchen Ruan, Yupeng Zhang, Dianyuan Fan, Weicheng Chen, Yu-Jia Zeng,* and Han Zhang*,“Robust Above-Room-Temperature Ferromagnetism in Few-Layer Antimonene Triggered by Nonmagnetic Adatoms”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 1808746 (2019);

46. Xuhang Ma, Yaping Ma, Shihang Yang, Chunlei Yang, Tao Lin, Kedong Wang*, Xudong Xia*, “Pre-incorporation of Na into flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin film solar cells”, Solar Energy 173, 1080–1086 (2018);

45. Jianmin Li, Yaping Ma, Guilin Chen, Junbo Gong, Xiaomin Wang, Yifan Kong, Xuhang Ma, Kedong Wang, Weimin Li, Chunlei Yang, and Xudong Xiao*, “Effects of Ammonia-Induced Surface Modification of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 on High-Efficiency Zn(O,S)-Based Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells”, Sol. RRL, 1800254, (2018);

44. Cheng Chang, Minghui Wu, Dongsheng He, Yanling Pei, Chao-Feng Wu, Xuefeng Wu, Hulei Yu, Fangyuan Zhu, Kedong Wang, Yue Chen, Li Huang, Jing-Feng Li, Jiaqing He*, Li-Dong Zhao*, “3D charge and 2D phonon transports leading to high out-of-plane ZT in n-type SnSe crystals”

Science 360, 778–783 (2018);

43. Yaping Ma, Wenjie Li, Ye Feng, Zhaohui Li, Xuhang Ma, Xiaoru Liu, Xuefeng Wu, Yi Zhang, Chunlei Yang, Xinhui Lu, Kedong Wang*, Xudong Xiao*,“Band bending near grain boundaries of Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 thin films and its effect on photovoltaic performance”, Nano Energy 51, 37–44 (2018);

42. Chaoqiang Xu, Yande Que, Yuan Zhuang, Zhijun Lin, Xuefeng Wu, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao*, “Growth Behavior of Pristine and Potassium Doped Coronene Thin Films on Substrates with Tuned Coupling Strength” J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 601 (2018);

41. Qin Liu, Xiji Shao, Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang* and Xudong Xiao*, “Adsorption and spin-related properties of multi-Coatoms assembled in the half unit cells of Si(111)-(7×7)”, New Journal of Physics 19, 023048 (2017);

40. Qin Liu, Qiang Fu, Xiji Shao, Xuhang Ma, Xuefeng Wu, Kedong Wang*, Xudong Xiao*, “Diffusion of single Au, Ag and Cu atoms inside Si(111)-(7×7) half unit cells: A comparative study”, Applied Surface Science 401, 225–231 (2017);

39. Xuefeng Wu, Chaoqiang Xu, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao*. “Charge Transfer, Phase Separation, and Mott−Hubbard Transition in Potassium-Doped Coronene Films”, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 15446−15452 (2016);

38. Qin Liu, Yanhua Lei, Xiji Shao, Fangfei Ming, Hu Xu, Kedong Wang* and Xudong Xiao*, “Controllable dissociations of PH3 molecules on Si(001)”, Nanotechnology 27, 135704 (2016);

37. Xiji Shao, Kedong Wang, Rui Pang, and Xingqiang Shi, “Lithium Intercalation in Graphene/MoS2 Composites: First-Principles Insights”

J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 25860−25867 (2015);

36. Fangfei Ming, Guohua Zhong, Qin Liu, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao, “Mapping potential energy landscape of a probing atom in a complex surface environment”, Physical Review B, 92, 201414(R) (2015);

35. Chang Liu, Guang Bian, Tay-Rong Chang, Kedong Wang, Su-Yang Xu, Ilya Belopolski, Irek Miotkowski, Helin Cao,Koji Miyamoto, Chaoqiang Xu, Christian E. Matt, Thorsten Schmitt, Nasser Alidoust, Madhab Neupane,Horng-Tay Jeng, Hsin Lin, Arun Bansil, Vladimir N. Strocov, Mark Bissen, Alexei V. Fedorov, Xudong Xiao,Taichi Okuda, Yong P. Chen, and M. Zahid Hasan, , “Tunable spin helical Dirac quasiparticles on the surface of three-dimensional HgTe”, Physical Review B 92, 115436 (2015);

34. Xuefeng Wu, Chaoqiang Xu, Kedong Wang*, Xudong Xiao*, “Systematic investigation of pseudogaps in In, Al and Pb islands”, Physical Review B 92, 035434 (2015);

33. Qin Liu, Guohua Zhong, Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang* and Xudong Xiao*, “Controlling adsorption and spin configurations of Co atoms on Si(111)-(7 × 7)”, Physical Review B 91, 155417 (2015);

32. Jiepeng Liu, Xuefeng Wu, Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang*, and Xudong Xiao, “Superconductivity of individual Pb islands on Si(111): pseudogap, critical region, density of states, and island size”, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 26, 085009 (2013);

31. Fangfei Ming, Guohua Zhong, Qin Liu, Kedong Wang, Zhengyu Zhang, and Xudong Xiao, “Probing the generalized magicity of Ag nanoclusters constructed on Si(111) by atomic manipulation”, Physical Review B 88, 125432 (2013);

30. Xieqiu Zhang, Kedong Wang, Wenjin Chen, M. M. T. Loy, J. N. Wang, and Xudong Xiao, “Electrical transport through a scanning tunneling microscope tip and a heavily doped Si contact”, Journal of Applied Physics 114, 013701 (2013);

29. Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang, Shuan Pan, Jiepeng Liu, Xieqiu Zhang, Jinlong Yang, and Xudong Xiao, “Assembling and Disassembling Ag Clusters on Si(111)-(7X7) by Vertical Atomic Manipulation”, ACS Nano 5, 7608-7616 (2011);

28. Shuan Pan, Qin Liu, Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao, “Interface effects on the quantum well states of Pb thin films”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23, 485001 (2011);

27. Jiepeng Liu, Xuefeng Wu, Fangfei Ming, Xieqiu Zhang, Kedong Wang, Bing Wang and Xudong Xiao, , “Size-dependent superconducting state of individual nano-size Pb islands grown on Si(111) by tunneling spectroscopy”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23, 265007 (2011);

26. Fangfei Ming, Kedong Wang, Xieqiu Zhang, Jiepeng Liu, Aidi Zhao, Jinlong Yang, and Xudong Xiao, “Identifying the Numbers of Ag Atoms in their Nanostructures Grown on Si(111)-(7×7) Surface”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115, 3847-3853 (2011);

25. Qin Liu, Kedong Wang, and Xudong Xiao, “Surface dynamics studied by time-dependent tunneling current”, Frontiers of Physics in China 5, 357-368 (2010);

24. Kedong Wang, Fangfei Ming, Qiang Huang, Xieqiu Zhang, and Xudong Xiao, “Study of CO diffusion on stepped Pt(111) surface by scanning tunneling microscopy”, Surface Science 604, 322-326 (2010);

23. Xieqiu Zhang, Jiepeng Liu, Baikui Li, Kedong Wang, Fangfei Ming, Jiannong Wang, and Xudong Xiao, “Effect of substrate doping concentration on quantum well states of Pb island grown on Si(111)”. Surface Science 604, 175-180 (2010);

22. Q.H. Yuan, Q.S. Li, K.D. Wang, and Z.F. Liu, “Theoretical investigation of an intermediate in the STM tip-induced atomic process on H/Si(100) surfaces”. Physical Review B 81, 205301(2010);

21. Kedong Wang, Xieqiu Zhang, M.M.T.Loy, T.-C.Chiang, and Xudong Xiao, “Pseudogap mediated by quantum-size effects in lead islands”. Physical Review Letters 102, 076801 (2009);

20. Kedong Wang*, Gang Chen, Chun Zhang, M.M.T.Loy, and Xudong Xiao*, “Intermixing of Intrabasin and Interbasin Diffusion of a Single Ag Atom on Si(111)-77”. Physical Review Letters 101, 266107 (2008);

19. Kedong Wang, Xieqiu Zhang, M.M.T. Loy and Xudong Xiao, “The role of Pb wetting layer conduction in tunneling spectroscopy of Pb nanoislands on Si(111)-7×7 surface”. Surface Science 602 , 1217-1222 (2008);

18. Xieqiu Zhang, Aidi Zhao, Kedong Wang and Xudong Xiao, “Kondo effect of single Co atoms adsorbed on Pb/Si(111) nanoislands”. Physical Review B 78, 035431 (2008);

17. Fengyun Chen, Kedong Wang and Bing Wang, “STM study of growth and structure of Dy@C82 monolayers on Au(111)”. Journal of Chinese Electron Microscopy Society 26, 494-498 (2007);

16. J. G. Hou and Kedong Wang, “Study of single molecules and their assemblies by scanning tunneling microscopy”. Pure Appl. Chem. 78, 905-933 (2006);

15. Kedong Wang, Bin Li, Jinlong Yang and J.G. Hou, “Single C59N molecule as molecular rectifier”. Physics 35, 87-91 (2006); (in Chinese);

14. Bing Wang, Yunshen Zhou, Xunlei Ding, Kedong Wang, Xiaoping Wang, Jinlong Yang and J.G. Hou, “Conduction mechanism of Aviram-Ratner rectifiers with single pyridine-sigma-C-60 oligomers”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110, 24505 (2006);

13. Jin Zhao, Changgan Zeng, Xin Cheng, Kedong Wang, Guanwu Wang, Jinlong Yang, J.G. Hou and Qingshi Zhu, “Single C59N Molecule as a Molecular Rectifier”. Physical Review Letters 95, 045502 (2005);

12. Chun Zhang, Gang Chen, Kedong Wang, Hongwei Yang, Tao Su, C. T. Chan, M. M. T. Loy and Xudong Xiao, “Experimental and theoretical investigation of single Cu, Ag and Au atoms adsorbed on Si(111)-7×7”. Physical Review Letters 94, 176104 (2005);

11. Kedong Wang, Chun Zhang, M. M. T. Loy and Xudong Xiao, “Time-Dependent Tunneling Spectroscopy for Studying Surface Diffusion Confined in Nanostructures”. Physical Review Letters 94, 036103 (2005);

10. Kedong Wang, Chun Zhang, Mingde Lei and X.D. Xiao, “Time dependent tunneling spectroscopy for studying surface diffusion of single particles confined in nanostructures”. Physics, 34, 707-710 (2005); (in Chinese);

9. Zhou YS, Wang KD, Zhao FZ, Wang B, Hou JG, Wang S and Li YL, “Self-assembly of N-3-gamma-pyridyl Aza[60]fulleroid on Au(111)”. Chinese Science Bulletin 50, 406-411 (2005);

8. Bing Wang, Kedong Wang, Wei Lu, Jinlong Yang and J. G. Hou, “Size-dependent tunneling differential conductance spectra of crystalline Pd nanoparticles”. Phys. Rev. B 70, 205411 (2004);

7. Weihua Wang, Kedong Wang, Shangfeng Yang, Bing Wang, Shihe Yang, Jinlong Yang, J.G. Hou and Qingshi Zhu, “Detection of the metal atom inside a fullerene cage by scanning tunneling microscopy”. Physics, 33, 235-237 (2004); (in Chinese);

6. Kedong Wang, Jin Zhao, Shangfeng Yang, Lan Chen, Qunxiang Li, Bing Wang, Shihe Yang, Jinlong Yang, J.G. Hou and Qingshi Zhu, “Unveiling metal-cage hybrid states in a single endohedral metallofullerene”. Physical Review Letters 91, 185504 (2003);

5. Bing Wang, Kedong Wang, Wei Lu, Haiqian Wang, Zhenyu Li, Jinlong Yang and J. G. Hou, “Effects of discrete energy levels on single-electron tunneling in coupled metal particles”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 3767-3769 (2003);

4. Wei Lu, Bing Wang, Kedong Wang, Xiaoping Wang and J. G. Hou, “Synthesis and characterization of crystalline and amorphous palladium nanoparticles”. Langmuir 19, 5887-5891 (2003);

3. J.G. Hou, BingWang, Jinlong Yang, Kedong Wang, Wei Lu, Zhenyu Li, Haiqian Wang, D.M. Chen and Qingshi Zhu, “Disorder and Suppression of Quantum Confinement Effects in Pd Nanoparticles” Physical Review Letters 90, 246803 (2003);

2. Changgan Zeng, Bin Li, Bing Wang, Haiqian Wang, Kedong Wang, Jinlong Yang, J. G. Hou and Qingshi Zhu, “What can a scanning tunneling microscope image do for the insulating alkanethiol molecules on Au(111) substrates?”. Journal of Chemical Physics 117, 851 (2002);

1. Kedong Wang, Bing Wang, Jinlong Yang and J.G. Hou, “Novel topology of two-dimensional C60 domains”. Physics,30, 593-595 (2001). (in Chinese);

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