Personal : Male, born on July, 1973 in Fujian China

Education : 

                Ph. D. in Physics (Oct. 2001), Martin-Luther University (Halle-Wittenburg) and Max-Planck Institute of                       Microstructure Physics,  Halle, Germany

                M. Sc. in Physics (July, 1998), Fudan University, Shanghai, China

                B. Sc. in Applied Physics (July, 1995), Tianjin University, Tianjin, China 

Experiences :

                 Feb. 2006 - Present   Professor in Physics, Department of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

                 May. 2005 - Feb. 2006   Postdoctoral Appointee, Max-Planck-Institute of Microstructure Physics, Germany

                 May. 2002 - May. 2005   Postdoctoral Appointee, Material Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

                 Oct. 2001 - May. 2002   Postdoctoral Appointee, Max-Planck-Institute of Microstructure Physics, Germany

Major interests :

                 Molecular Beam Epitaxy ; 

                 Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect ;

                 Spin polarized scanning tunneling microscopy ;

                 Magnetic ultra-thin films and  nanostructures ; 

                 Magnetic related quantum phenomena

Selected publication :
 
                 1.Magnetic bi-stability of Co nanodots
                    H. F. Ding, A. K. Schmid, Dongqi Li, K. Yu. Guslinko, and S. D. Bader
                    Phys. Rev. Lett , 94 , 157202(2005)
 
                 2.Absence of Zero-Bias Anomaly in Spin-Polarized Vacuum Tunneling in Co(0001)
                    H. F. Ding, W. Wulfhekel, J. Henk, P. Bruno, and J. Kirschner
                    Phys. Rev. Lett , 90 , 116603(2003)
 
                 3.Self-organized long-period adatom strings on stepped metal surfaces: scanning tunneling microscopy, ab initio calculations,                        and kinetic Monte Carlo
                    H. F. Ding, V. S. Stpanyuk, P. A. Ignatiev, N.N. Negulyaev, L. Niebergall, M. Wasniowska, G. L. Gao, P. Bruno, and J.                                 Kirschner
                    Phys. Rev. B, 76 , 033409(2007)
 
                 4.Selective deposition of Co islands on Oxygen patterned on Ru(0001) surface
                    H. F. Ding, A. K. Schmid, D. J. Keavney, Dongqi Li, Ruihua Cheng, J. Pearson, F. Y. Fradin and S. D. Bader
                    Phys. Rev. B, 72035413 (2005)
 
                 5.Spin-reorientation transition in thin films studied by the component-resolved Kerr effect
                    H. F. Ding, S. Pütter, H. P. Oepen, and J. Kirschner
                    Phys. Rev. B, 63 ,134425(2001)
 
                 6.Spin-polarized vacuum tunneling at small gap widths
                    H. F. Ding, W. Wulfhekel, U. Schlicum and J. Kirschner
                    Europhys. Lett, 63, 419(2003)
 
                 7.Ultra sharp domain walls in the closure domain pattern of Co(0001)
                    H. F. Ding, W. Wulfhekel and J. Kirschner
                    Europhys. Lett, 57,100 (2002)
 
                 8.An electron beam tip/sample heating device for a scanning tunneling microscope
                    H. F. Ding, J. Pearson, Dongqi Li, Ruihua Cheng, F. Y. Fradin and S. D. Bader
                    Rev. Sci. Instru, 76,123703 (2005)
 
                 9.A combined magnetic force and spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy study of the closure domain pattern of                                 Co(0001)
                    H. F. Ding, W. Wulfhekel, C. Chen, J. Barthel, and J. Kirschner
                    Mater. Sci. Engin. B, 84,96 (2001)
 
                 10.Experimental method for separating longitudinal and polar Kerr signals
                      H. F. Ding, S. Pütter, H. P. Oepen and J. Kirschner
                      J. Magn. Magn. Mater, 212, L5(2000)