Li Lu (Li Lyu)


Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Tel: (010)-82649151
Email: lilu(at)


1982                 B.S.  Physics                                    Institute of Physics, CAS

1992                 Ph.D. Condensed Matter Physics    Institute of Physics, CAS


1986-1992        Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, Institute of Physics, CAS

1992-1995        Research Associate, Department of Physics, U. California at Berkeley

1996-                Professor, Institute of Physics, CAS

2000-2004        Director, Laboratory of Physics under Extreme Conditions

2006-                Director, Daniel Chee Tsui Laboratory

2006-2012        Deputy Director General, Institute of Physics, CAS

2009-2017        Director, Laboratory for Solid State Quantum Information and Computation


2002-2008        Member of the International Commission of Low Temperature Physics,

                         International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).

2011-                Member of the Working Group Two (Communication in Physics), IUPAP.

2007-                Board Member, Journal of Low Temperature Physics.

2007-                Chair, Commission of Publications, the Chinese Physical Society.

2011-                Liaison of the Chinese Physical Society with IUPAP.

2012-                Fellow, the American Physical Society

2013-2017        Chair, Committee of Low Temperature Physics, the Chinese Physical Society.

2016-                Fellow of the Institute of Physics, UK.


Experimental investigations of charge and spin transport at ultralow temperatures in low-dimensional materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, two-dimensional electron gas, topological insulators, etc.


Co-chair         The 26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT-26),

                        Beijing, August 10-17, 2011.

Coordinator    China-US Workshop on Materials Science, Beijing, May 23-25, 2005,

                        sponsored by the NSFs in both sides.

Coordinator    China-France Workshop on the Frontiers of Condensed Matter Physics,

                        Beijing, 2000.


  1.     Z. Z. Lyu et al., Protected gap closing in Josephson junctions constructed on Bi2Te3 surface, Phys. Rev. B 98, 155403 (2018).

  2.     J. H. Wang et al., Anomalous magnetic moments as evidence of chiral superconductivity in a Bi/Ni bilayer, Phys. Rev. B 96, 054519 (2017).

  3.     J. Y. Feng et al., Large linear magnetoresistance in Dirac semimetal Cd3As2 with Fermi surfaces close to the Dirac points, Phys. Rev. B 92, 081306(R) (2015).

  4.     C. Z. Chang et al., Experimental Observation of the Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in a Magnetic Topological Insulator, Science 340, 167 (2013).

  5.     F. M. Qu, et al., Aharonov-Casher effect in Bi2Se3 square-ring interferometers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 016802 (2011).

  6.     J. Chen et al., Gate-Voltage Control of Chemical Potential and Weak Antilocalization in Bi2Se3, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 176602 (2010).

  7.     M. Monteverde, et al., Tomonaga-Luttinger liquids and Coulomb blockade in multiwall carbon nanotubes under pressure, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 176401 (2006).

  8.     J. Z. Cai, et al., Pressure-Induced Transition in Magnetoresistance of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 026402 (2006).

  9.     W. Yi, et al., Tunneling into Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes: Coulomb Blockade and the Fano Resonance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 076801 (2003).

  10.     L. Lu, et al., 3 omega method for specific heat and thermal conductivity measurements, Review of Scientific Instruments 72,2996 (2001).

  11.     W. Yi, et al., Linear specific heat of multiwall carbon nanotubes, Phys. Rev. B 59, R9015 (1999).

  12.     L. Lu, et al., Universal form of Hall coefficient in K and Rb doped single crystal C60,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 1637 (1995).