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

Wang J; Cotoros I; Chemla D S; Liu X; Furdyna J K; Chovan J; Perakis I E . 2009. Memory effects in photoinduced femtosecond magnetization rotation in ferromagnetic GaMnAs. Applied Physics Letters. 94:021101. abstract
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Liu X Y; Wang J; Biner S B . 2008. Hydrogen and self-interstitial interactions with edge dislocations in Ni: atomistic and elasticity comparisons. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. 16:045002. abstract
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Wang J; Xu J; Goodman M D; Chen Y; Cai M; Shinar J; Lin Z Q . 2008. A simple biphasic route to water soluble dithiocarbamate functionalized quantum dots. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 18:3270-3274. abstract
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