Haozhe Liu

Professor of Physics


Tel/Fax: 011-86-541-86403249
Email: [email protected]

Link to Group Homepage (in Chinese)

Mailing Address: Bldg 2G, Science Park, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150080, China


 Research Interests
High pressure x-ray diffraction facility set-up, upgrade and operation in synchrotron radiation sources.

Pressure induced phase transitions or amorphization. Structural refinement from high pressure powder diffraction data. Deformation under high pressure and high temperature.

Focusing research subjects: High pressure mineral physics, high pressure materials physics

 Group Members

Luhong Wang (Associate Professor)
Zhiguo Liu (Associate Professor)
Dawei Dong (Lecturer)
Jinggeng Zhao (Postdoc)
Zhenhai Yu (Graduate Student)

 Selected Publications 1

A. High Pressure Mineral Physics

Haozhe Liu, Hans-Rudolf Wenk, and Thomas S. Duffy, Rheology and Elasticity Studies at Ultra-High Pressures and Temperatures, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol. 18, No. 25, Preface, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/18/25/E01, 2006.

C. David Martin, Wilson A. Crichton, Haozhe Liu, Vitali Prakapenka, Jiuhua Chen, and John B. Parise, Phase transitions and compressibility of NaMgF3 (Neighborite) in perovskite- and post-perovskite-related structures, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 33, No.11, L11305, 2006.

C. David Martin, Wilson A. Crichton, Haozhe Liu, Vitali Prakapenka, Jiuhua Chen, and John B. Parise, Rietveld structure refinement of perovskite and post-perovskite phases of NaMgF3 (Neighborite) at high pressures, American Mineralogist, Volume 91, No. 10, 1703-1706,  2006.

Haozhe Liu, Jiuhua Chen, Jingzhu Hu, C. Dave Martin, Don J. Weidner, Daniel Häusermann, and Ho-kwang Mao, Octahedral tilting evolution and phase transition in orthorhombic NaMgF3 perovskite under pressure, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 32, No. 4, L04304, 2005. (featured as the journal cover, AGU Journal Highlights, NSLS Science Highlights, and Carnegie Institution 2005-2006 Holiday Greeting Card)

Haozhe Liu, John S. Tse, Jingzhu Hu, Zhenxian Liu, Luhong Wang, Jiuhua Chen, Don J. Weidner, Yue Meng, Daniel Häusermann, and Ho-kwang Mao, Structural refinement of high pressure phase of aluminum trihydroxide: In situ high pressure angle dispersive synchrotron x-ray diffraction and theoretical studies, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 109, No. 18, 8857-8860, 2005.

Jiuhua Chen, Haozhe Liu, C. David Martin, John B. Parise, and Donald J. Weidner, Crystal chemistry of NaMgF3 perovskite at high pressure and temperature, American Mineralogist, Vol. 90, No. 10, 1534-1539, 2005.

Yang Ding, Haozhe Liu, Jian Xu, Charles T. Prewitt, Russell J. Hemley, and Ho-kwang Mao, Zone-axis diffraction study of pressure-induced inhomogeneity in single-crystal Fe1-xO, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 87, No. 4, 041912, 2005.

Yang Ding, Haozhe Liu, Maddury Somayazulu, Yue Meng, Jian Xu, Charles T. Prewitt, Russell J. Hemley and Ho-kwang Mao, Zone-axis x-ray diffraction of single-crystal Fe1-xO under pressure, Physical Review B, Vol. 72, No. 17, 174109, 2005.

Jung-Fu Lin, Viktor V. Struzhkin, Steven D. Jacobsen, Michael Y. Hu, Paul Chow, Jennifer Kung, Haozhe Liu, Ho-kwang Mao, and Russell J. Hemley, Spin transition of iron in magnesiow¨¹stite in the Earth¡¯s lower mantle, Nature, Vol. 436, No. 7049, 377-380, 2005.

Haozhe Liu, Jingzhu Hu, Jian Xu, Zhenxian Liu, Jingfu Shu, Ho-kwang Mao, and Jiuhua Chen, Phase transition and compression behavior of gibbsite under high pressure, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 31, No. 4, 240-46, 2004.

B. High Pressure Materials Physics

Hongwei Sheng, Haozhe Liu, Yongqiang Cheng, Jun Wen, Peter L. Lee, Weikun Luo, Sarvjit D. Shastri, and Evan Ma, Polyamorphism in a metallic glass, Supplementary information, Nature Materials, Vol. 6, 192-197, doi:10.1038/nmat1839, 2007.

Haozhe Liu, John S. Tse, and Ho-kwang Mao, Stability of rocksalt phase of zinc oxide under strong compression: Synchrotron x-ray diffraction experiments and first-principles calculation studies, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 100, No. 9, 093509, 2006.

Luhong Wang, and Haozhe Liu, The microstructural evolution of Al12Mg17 alloy during the quenching processes, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 352, No. 26-27, 2880-2884, 2006.

Hongwei Sheng, Evan Ma, Haozhe Liu, and Jun Wen, Pressure tunes atomic packing in metallic glass, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 88, 171906, 2006.

Jingzhu Hu, Ho-kwang Mao, Jinfu Shu, Quanzhong Guo, and Haozhe Liu, Diamond anvil cell radial x-ray diffraction program at the National Synchrotron Light Source, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol. 18, No. 25, S1091-S1096, 2006.

Haozhe Liu, Yang Ding, Maddury Somayazulu, Jiang Qian, Jinfu Shu, Daniel Häusermann, and Ho-kwang Mao, Rietveld refinement study of the pressure dependence of internal structural parameter u in wurtzite phase of ZnO, Physical Review B, Vol. 71, No. 21, 212103, 2005.

Denis Orosel, Paul Balog, Haozhe Liu, Jiang Qian, and Martin Jansen, Sb2O4 at high pressures and high temperatures, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Vol. 178, No. 9, 2602-2607, 2005.

Haozhe Liu, Wilhelm Klein, Alessandra Sani and Martin Jansen, Pressure induced phase transition and amorphization of Na3ONO2, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Vol. 6, No. 5, 881-883, 2004.

Haozhe Liu, Jingzhu Hu, Jinfu Shu, Daniel Häusermann, and Ho-kwang Mao, Lack of the critical pressure for weakening of size-induced stiffness in 3C-SiC nanocrystals under hydrostatic compression, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 85, No. 11, 1973-1975, 2004.

Haozhe Liu, Ho-kwang Mao, Maddury Somayazulu, Yang Ding, Yue Meng, and Daniel Häusermann, B1-to-B2 phase transition of transition-metal monoxide CdO under strong compression, Physical Review B, Vol. 70, No. 9, 094114, 2004.

Haozhe Liu, Changqing Jin, Jiuhua Chen, and Jingzhu Hu, Anomalous dynamical charge behavior of nanocrystalline 3C-SiC upon compression, Journal of American Ceramic Society, Vol. 87, No. 12, 2291-2293, 2004.

Robert A. Senter, Cristian Pantea, Yuejian Wang, Haozhe Liu, T. Waldek Zerda, and Jeffery L. Coffer, Structural influence of erbium centers on silicon nanocrystal phase transitions, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 93, No. 17, 175502, 2004.

 Meetings and Workshops as Organizer and Session Conveners

2007 AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting - Session MR12: Structures and Properties of Earth¡¯s Interior Probed Using Advanced Radiation, Laboratory Tools and Seismic Waves

Monthly Meeting for Powder Diffraction Interest Group at Advanced Photon Source (2006-2007)

2007 SMEC (Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions) Meeting -Session; High-pressure materials science: Synchrotron x-ray scattering studies

2006 AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting - Session MR03: Structural Refinement Studies for Minerals Under High-Pressure Conditions

2006 Workshop on Synergy of 21st Century High-Pressure Science and Technology

2005 Workshop on Rheology and Elasticity Studies at Ultra-High Pressures and Temperatures (Proceedings)

2005 SMEC (Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions) Meeting - Session: Pressure Induced Phase Transitions and Structural Refinement Studies

 Link to Previous Institutions, Club

Argonne Badminton Club, and HPCAT at Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, IL, USA.

Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC, USA.

Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University , (What does the Brook there mean?) NY, USA.

Solid State Chemistry Department (Jansen's Department), Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, (Check out the top-scorer) Germany.

Key Laboratory of Extreme Conditions Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academic of Sciences, Beijing (Olympics, 2008), China.

Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China.

College of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun, China

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