Xiaojie Chen (Ph. D)

Position: Research Staff


E-mail: xec@wag.caltech.edu
S-mail: Materials and Molecular Simulation Center ,
BI-139-74
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125
phone: (818) 395-2729
FAX: (818) 585-0918


Research Interests

Electronic Materials
Ceramics
Fluorination of diamond surfaces, structural properties of carbon nitrides.
Nanotribology
On-going researches in nanotribology (modeling of mechanism of friction and wear, surface manipulations, STM and AFM).
Fullerene
Electronic structure of C60 Fullerene.
Metal surfaces
Computational methodologies
A description of researches on the development of new methods in the fields of
Many-body theory
Statistical Physics

Computational Skills


Languages

Organizational Experiences


Publications

Scientific Publications
A list of scientific publications with abstracts.
Society and Politics
Opinions on social and political issues of past and current interests

Education

B.S., with summa cum laude, Physics, Padova University (Italy), (1981-86)
A description of thesis work and related publication and a link to Padova University.
Adviser: Prof. Flavio Toigo (toigo@padova.INFN.IT).
M.S., with highest grade, Condensed Matter Physics, SISSA (Italy), (1986-88)
A description of thesis work and related publication and a link to The International Schoold For Advanced Studies in Triestes (SISSA).
Advisers: Prof. A. C. Levi and Prof. Erio Tosatti. (tosatti@tsmi19.sissa.it).
Ph. D, with summa cum laude, Condensed Matter Physics, SISSA (Italy), (1988-90)
A description of thesis work and related publication and a link to The International Schoold For Advanced Studies in Triestes (SISSA).
Advisers: Prof. A. C. Levi, Prof. Erio Tosatti (tosatti@tsmi19.sissa.it), and Prof. Furio Ercolessi (furio@tsmi19.sissa.it).
Post doctoral studies, Cambridge University (UK), (1990-92)
Research activities at Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.
Collaborators: Prof. Volker Heine ( vh200@phy.cam.ac.uk), R. Godby, Stefane Tautz, Patrick Welch.
Post doctoral studies, California Institute of Technology (USA), (1992-1994)
Research activities at Materials and Molecular Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology, USA.
Collaborators: Prof. W. A. Goddard (wag@wag.caltech.edu), Jean-Marc Langloise, Xinlei Hua.

Life Beyond Academia


This is Dr. Xiaojie Chen's page in the Materials and Molecular Simulation Center at Caltech .
Last modified Aug. 20, 1995.
Please send comments to xec@wag.caltech.edu.