Zhiqiang MaoZhiqiang Mao, Ph.D.
Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in Science and Engineering

Phone: (504) 865-5084
Lab Phone: (504) 862-8672
Fax: (504) 862-8702
Other Sites: Tulane Quantum Material Lab

Department of Physics
5024 Percival Stern Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Labs: 5034, 5044, 5054, and 1028 Percival Stern Hall

Research Interests

Quantum Materials »

Recent Courses

  • PHYS 1310/1320 – General Physics I & II
  • PHYS/ENGP 3700/6700 – Electronic Properties of Materials


  • B.S., Nanjing Normal University, P.R. China (1987)
  • Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China (1992)

Recent Publications

"Enhanced Electron Coherence in Atomically Thin Nb3SiTe6", J. Hu, X. Liu, C.L. Yue, J.Y. Liu, H.W. Zhu, J.B. He, J. Wei*, Z.Q. Mao*, L. Yu. Antipina, Z.I. Popov, P.B. Sorokin, T.J. Liu, P.W. Adams, S.M.A. Radmanesh, L. Spinu, H. Ji and D. Natelson, Nature Physics 11, 471 (2015). (*corresponding author).

"Drastic pressure effect on the extremely large magnetoresistance in WTe2", P.L. Cai, J. Hu, L.P. He, J. Pan, X.C. Hong, Z. Zhang, J. Zhang, J. Wei, Z.Q. Mao, S.Y. Li, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 057202 (2015).

"Epitaxial strain effect on the Jeff = 1/2 moment orientation in Sr2IrO4 thin films", Ludi Miao, Hong Xu, and Z.Q. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 89, 035109 (2014).

"Competition between antiferromagnetism and ferromagnetism in Sr2RuO4 probed by Mn and Co Doping", J. E. Ortmann, Jinyu Liu, Jin Hu, M. Zhu, Jin Peng, M. Matsuda, X. Ke, and Z. Q. Mao, Scientific Report 3, 2950 (2013).

“Signature of Coherent Polarons in Strong-Coupling Antiferromagnetic Ordered Iron Chalcogenide Fe1.02Te”, Z. K. Liu, R.-H. He, D. H. Lu, M. Yi, Y. L. Chen, M. Hashimoto, R. G. Moore, S.-K. Mo, J. Hu, T. J. Liu, Z. Q. Mao, T. P. Devereaux,1 Z. Hussain, and Z.-X. Shen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 037003 (2013).

“From quasi-2D metal with ferromagnetic bilayers to Mott insulator with G-type antiferromagnetic order in Ca3(Ru1-xTix)2O7”, Jin Peng, X. Ke, Gaochao Wang, J. E. Ortmann, David Fobes, Tao Hong, Wei Tian, Xiaoshan Wu and Z. Q. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 87, 085125 (2013).

“The effect of disorder on quantum phase transition in the double layered ruthenates Sr1-xCax)3Ru2O7” Z. Qu, J. Peng, Ti.J. Liu, D. Fobes, V. Dobrosavljevic, L. Spinu, Z.Q. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 86, 014434 (2012).

“Ferromagnetism in CuFeSb: Evidence of competing magnetic interactions in iron-based Superconductors”, B. Qian, J. Lee, J. Hu, G.C. Wang, P. Kumar, M. H. Fang, T. J. Liu, D. Fobes, H. Pham, L. Spinu, X. S. Wu, M. Green, S.H. Lee and Z.Q. Mao. Phys. Rev. B 85, 144427 (2012).

“Friedel-like Oscillations from Interstitial Iron in Superconducting Fe 1+yTe0.62Se0.38”, V. Thampy, J. Kang, J. A. Rodriguez-Rivera, W. Bao, A. T. Savici, J. Hu, T. J. Liu, B. Qian, D. Fobes, Z. Q. Mao, C. B. Fu, W. C. Chen, Q. Ye, R. W. Erwin, T. R. Gentile,8 Z. Tesanovic,1 and C. Broholm, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 107002(2012).

“Itinerant ferromagnetism and geometrically suppressed metal-insulator transition in epitaxial thin films of Ca2RuO4”, L. Miao, P. Silwal, X. Zhou, I. Stern, J. Peng, W. Zhang, L. Spinu, Z.Q. Mao, and D.H. Kim, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 052401 (2012).

“Calorimetric Evidence of Strong-Coupling Multiband Superconductivity in Fe(Te0.57Se0.43) Single Crystal”, J. Hu, T.J. Liu, B. Qian, A. Rotaru, L. Spinu, and Z.Q. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 83, 134521 (2011).

“Emergent electronic and magnetic state in Ca3Ru2O7 induced by Ti doping”, X. Ke, J. Peng, D.J. Singh, T. Hong, W. Tian, C.R. Dela Cruz, and Z.Q. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 84, 201102 (Rap. Com.)(2011).

"From (pi, 0) Magnetic Order to Superconductivity with (pi, pi) Magnetic Resonance in Fe1.02(Te1-xSex)," T.J. Liu, J. Hu, B. Qian, D. Fobes, Z.Q. Mao*, W. Bao*, M. Reehuis, S.A.J. Kimber, K. Prokes, S. Matas, D.N. Argyriou, A. Hiess, A. Rotaru, H. Pham, L. Spinu, Y. Qiu, V. Thampy, A.T. Savici, J. A. Rodriguez, and C. Broholm, Nature Materials 9, 716 (2010).

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