Hui Xing Associate Researcher
  • Institute of Condensed Matter Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • 021-54743944
  • Room 710, No. 5 Science Building
  • huixing@sjtu.edu.cn



  1. B.S. Physics (2006), Department of Physics, Zhejiang University. 

  2. Visiting student, 2007.10 – 2008.12, Department of Physics and Astronomy, the State University of New York at Buffalo.

  3. Ph.D. Physics (2011), 2006.9 – 2011.6, Institute of Condensed Matter Physics, Department of Physics, Zhejiang University. 

  4. Postdoc, 2011.09 – 2015.03, Department of Physics and Astronomy, the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Research Interests:

  1. Thermoelectric effect and spin-dependent charge transport in correlated-electron systems

  2. Magnetism in bulk and nanoscale materials.

  1. NSFC general project, "Electron transport and thermoelectric effects in polar metals", 2023/01 – 2026/12, Principal investigator;

  2. National Key Projects for Research & Development of China, "Exploration of Topological quantum materials and prototype devices", 2019/12 – 2024/11, Core participant;

  3. Shanghai Natural and Science Foundation, general project, "Quantum transport and control of topological semimetal in the proximity of a Mott transition", 2020/7 – 2023/6, Principal investigator;

  4. NSFC Youth project, "Thermoelectric quantum transport in strongly correlated ruthenates", 2019/1 – 2021/12, Principal investigator. 



  1. Anomalous enhancement of the Nernst effect at the crossover between a Fermi liquid and a strange metal, Nature Physics 19, 379-385 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-022-01904-5Yusen Yang, Qian Tao, Yuqiang Fang, Guoxiong TangChao YaoXiaoxian Yan, Chenxi Jiang, Xiangfan Xu, Fuqiang Huang, Wenxin Ding, Yu Wang, Zhiqiang Mao, Hui Xing*, and Zhu-An Xu#.  I also wrote a complementary "Behind the paper" essay to introduce the physics background of this paper and our experience in the pursuit of this work. The essay can be found at https://physicscommunity.nature.com/posts/how-does-nernst-effect-probe-strange-metals

  2. Possible Kondo scattering and its signature in Seebeck coefficient in topological superconductor Fe1+yTe0.55Se0.45Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 564, 170126 (2022). Yusen YangGuoxiong TangChao YaoXiaoxian Yan, Yu Wang, Xiangfan Xu, Zhiqiang Mao, and Hui Xing*.

  3. A Simplified Method Characterizing Magnetic Ordering Modulated Photo-Thermoelectric Response in Noncentrosymmetric Semimetal Ca3Ru2O7Adv. Photonics Res. 2200029 (2022). Qiang Chen, Jialin Li, Huanfeng Zhu, Tian Zhang, Wei Tang, Hui Xing, Jin Peng, Zhiqiang Mao, and Linjun Li*.

  4. Signature of Electron-magnon Umklapp Scattering in L10 FePt probed by Thermoelectric Measurements, Appl. Phys. Lett. 119, 182402 (2021). Xiaoxian Yan, Chang Huai, Hui Xing*, James P. Parry, Yusen YangGuoxiong TangChao Yao, Guohan Hu, Renat Sabirianov, and Hao Zeng*.

  5. Anisotropic Berry phase in Dirac nodal-line semimetal ZrSiS: the effect of spin-orbit coupling, Phys. Rev. B 103, 125160 (2021). Yusen YangHui Xing*, Guoxiong Tang, Chenqiang Hua, Chao YaoXiaoxian Yan, Yunhao Lu, Jin Hu, Zhiqiang Mao, and Ying Liu*.

  6. Anisotropic gapping of topological Weyl rings in the charge-density-wave superconductor InxTaSe2Science Bulletin 66, 243 (2021). Yupeng Li, Yi Wu, Chenchao Xu, Ningning Liu, Jiang Ma, Baijiang Lv, Gang Yao, Yan Liu, Hua Bai, Xiaohui Yang, Lei Qiao, Miaocong Li, Linjun Li, Hui XingYaobo Huang, Junzhang Ma, Ming Shi, Chao Cao*, Yang Liu*, Canhua Liu, Jinfeng Jia, and Zhu-An Xu*.

  7. Structural domain imaging and direct determination of crystallographic orientation in noncentrosymmetric Ca3Ru2O7 using polarized light reflectance, Chinese Physics Letters 37, 106102 (2020). Guoxiong TangLibin WenHui Xing*Wenjie Liu, Jin Peng, Yu Wang, Yupeng Li, Baijiang Lv, Yusen Yang, Chao YaoYueshen Wu, Hong Sun, Zhu-An Xu, Zhiqiang Mao, and Ying Liu.

  8. Type-I superconductivity in noncentrosymmetric NbGe2Phys. Rev. B 102, 064507 (2020). Baijiang Lv, Miaocong Li, Jia Chen, Yusen Yang, Siqi Wu, Lei Qiao, Feihong Guan, Hui Xing, Qian Tao, Guang-Han Cao, and Zhu-An Xu*.

  9. Impurity-pinned incommensurate charge density wave and local phonon excitations in 2H-NbS2Phys. Rev. B 101, 241404(R) (2020). Chenhaoping Wen, Yuan Xie, Yueshen Wu, Shiwei Shen, Pengfei Kong, Hailong Lian, Jun Li, Hui Xing, and Shichao Yan*.

  10. Thermoelectric probe of defect state induced by ionic liquid gating in vanadium dioxide, Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 193502 (2020). [Highlighted as Editor’s Pick] Hui Xing*, Peihong Zhang, and Hao Zeng*.

  11. Coexistence of ferromagnetic and superconducting domains in Co-doped BaFe2As2 superconductors probed using infrared Faraday measurements, IEEE IRMMW-THz 1, 8873994 (2019). A. Mukherjee, M.M. Arik, J. Seo, Hui Xing, P. Taheri, H. Zeng, I.I. Mazin, H. Sato, H. Hiramatsu, H. Hosono, and J. Cerne*.

  12. Ion intercalation engineering of electronic properties of two-dimensional crystals of 2H-TaSe2Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 104003 (2019). Yueshen WuHui Xing*, Chao-Sheng Lian, Hailong Lian, Jiaming He, Wenhui Duan, Jinyu Liu, Zhiqiang Mao, and Ying Liu*.

  13. Dimensional reduction and ionic gating induced enhancement of superconductivity in atomically thin crystals of 2H-TaSe2Nanotechnology 30, 035702 (2019). Yueshen WuJiaming He, Jinyu Liu, Hui XingZhiqiang Mao, and Ying Liu*.

  14. Angle-dependent magnetoresistance as a sensitive probe of the charge density wave in quasi-one-dimensional semimetal Ta2NiSe7Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 192401 (2018). Jiaming HeLibin WenYueshen Wu, Jinyu Liu, Guoxiong TangYusen YangHui Xing*, Zhiqiang Mao, Hong Sun, Ying Liu*.

  15. Existence of electron and hole pockets and partial gap opening in correlated semimetal Ca3Ru2O7Phys. Rev. B 97, 041113(R) (2018). Hui XingLibin Wen, Chenyi Shen, Jiaming He, Xinxin Cai, Jin Peng, Shun Wang, Mingliang Tian, Zhu-An Xu, Wei Ku, Zhiqiang Mao*, and Ying Liu*.

  16. Lithium ion intercalation in thin crystals of hexagonal TaSe2 gated by a polymer electrolyte, Appl. Phys. Lett. 112, 023502 (2018). [Highlighted as Editor’s Pick; Top article in the Device Physics section of APL in 2019] Yueshen Wu, Hailong Lian, Jiaming He, Jinyu Liu, Shun Wang, Hui Xing*Zhiqiang Mao, and Ying Liu*.

  17. Probing the intrinsic charge transport in indacenodithiophene-co-benzothiadiazole thin films, AIP advances 7, 125314 (2017). Wenhe Wang, Wei Tang, Jiaqing Zhao, Bei Bao, Hui Xing Xiaojun Guo*, Shun Wang*, and Ying Liu.

  18. Band dependence of charge density wave in quasi-one-dimensional Ta2NiSe7 probed by orbital magnetoresistance, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 052405 (2017). Jiaming HeYiran ZhangLibin WenYusen Yang, Jinyu Liu, Yueshen Wu, Hailong Lian, Hui Xing*, Shun Wang, Zhiqiang Mao, and Ying Liu*

  19. Effect of stoichiometry on the superconducting transition temperature in single crystalline 2H-NbS2Physica C 538, 27 (2017). Hailong Lian, Yueshen WuHui Xing, Shun Wang*, Ying Liu.

A snapshot of our daily research can be found in the essay here (https://physicscommunity.nature.com/posts/how-does-nernst-effect-probe-strange-metals).


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