Jigang Wang

Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory and Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
A311 Zaffarano
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-5630
Fax 515-294-6027
Email jwang@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Quantum Processes and Collective Phenomena in Condensed Matter
  • Light-Matter Interaction in Nanoscale and Complex Materials
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Nonlinear Optics from THz to Ultraviolet
  • Spin Dynamics, Coherence, Magneto-Optics and High Magnetic Field Phenomena

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Physicist Postdoctoral Fellow – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, 2005-2008
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 2005
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 2002
  • B.S. Physics, Jilin University, Changchun, P. R. China 2000

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2008-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 2008-present, Associate Scientist, Ames laboratory of US-DOE

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • Luis Alvarez Award for Best Experimental Research, APS meeting, 2007
  • Top Papers of 2006, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
  • Chinese Academy of Science Award, 2000

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

Luo L; Chatzakis I; Wang J G; Niesler F B P; Wegener M; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2014. Broadband terahertz generation from metamaterials. Nature Communications. 5:3055. abstract
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Zhang J H; Schmalian J; Li T Q; Wang J G . 2013. Transient charge and energy balance in graphene induced by ultrafast photoexcitation. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. 25:314201. abstract
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Chatzakis I; Tassin P; Luo L; Shen N H; Zhang L; Wang J G; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2013. One-and two-dimensional photo-imprinted diffraction gratings for manipulating terahertz waves. Applied Physics Letters. 103:043101. abstract
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Zhang J; Li T; Wang J; Schmalian J . 2013. Post-transient relaxation in graphene after an intense laser pulse. European Physical Journal-Special Topics. 222:1263-1270. abstract
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Wang J; Ackerman D M; Lin V S Y; Pruski M; Evans J W . 2013. Controlling reactivity of nanoporous catalyst materials by tuning reaction product-pore interior interactions: Statistical mechanical modeling. Journal of Chemical Physics. 138:134705. abstract
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Li T Q; Patz A; Mouchliadis L; Yan J Q; Lograsso T A; Perakis I E; Wang J G . 2013. Femtosecond switching of magnetism via strongly correlated spin-charge quantum excitations. Nature. 496:69-73. abstract
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Patz A; Li T; Ran S; Bud'ko S; Canfield P; Wang J; Chergui M; Taylor A; Cundiff S; DeVivieRiedle R; Yamagouchi K . 2013. Photoinduced femtosecond relaxation of antiferromagnetic orders in the iron pnictides revealed by ultrafast laser ellipsometry. XVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena. 41:03011. abstract
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Chatzakis I; Luo L; Wang J; Shen N H; Koschny T; Zhou J; Soukoulis C M . 2012. Reversible modulation and ultrafast dynamics of terahertz resonances in strongly photoexcited metamaterials. Physical Review B. 86:125110. abstract
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Wang J Y; Feng Y J; Jaramillo R; van Wezel J; Canfield P C; Rosenbaum T F . 2012. Pressure tuning of competing magnetic interactions in intermetallic CeFe2. Physical Review B. 86:014422. abstract
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Li T Q; Patz A; Ran S; Bud'ko S; Canfield P; Wang J G . 2012. Dynamic decoupling of spin-lattice-charge excitations in iron pnictides using time-resolved laser ellipsometry. 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. :. abstract
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