Zhengyou Liu

Professor: Zhengyou  Liu   Ph.D.
Department of Physics
Wuhan University
     Professor Zhengyou Liu received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from Wuhan University in 1986, 1989 and 1993 respectively. He joined the Physics Department of Wuhan University in 2001 as a professor, before that he held the positions of lecturer, associate professor and professor successively at the Physics Department of South China University of Technology. From 1996 to 1999, he mainly worked at the Physics Department of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as a visiting scholar.
In 2010, Professor Liu was awarded the State Natural Science Prize of the 2nd grade, China.
Professor Liu's main research areas include Metamaterials, Phononic and photonic crystals, Quasicrystal physics, Electrorheological Fluids and Complex media.
Representative Publications:
1. Acoustic Transmission Enhancement through a Periodically Structured Stiff Plate   without Any Opening, Zhaojian He, Han Jia, Chunyin Qiu, Shasha Peng, Xuefei Mei, F. Cai, Pai Peng, M. Ke, and Z. Liu,   Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 074301 (2010).
2. Extremal Transmission and Beating Effect of Acoustic Waves in Two-Dimensional Sonic Crystals,  Xiangdong Zhang and Zhengyou Liu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 264303 (2008).
3. Metamaterial with Simultaneously Negative Bulk Modulus and Mass Density, Yiqun Ding, Zhengyou Liu, Chunyin Qiu, and Jing Shi, Phys. Rev. Lett.,99, 093904 (2007).
4. Surface Resonant-States-Enhanced Acoustic Wave Tunneling in Two-Dimensional Phononic Crystals, Manzhu Ke, Zhaojian He, Shasha Peng, Zhengyou Liu, Jing Shi, Weijia Wen and Ping Sheng, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, 044301 (2007).
5. Effective Mass Density of Fluid-Solid Composites, Jun Mei, Zhengyou Liu, Weijia Wen, and Ping Sheng, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 024301 (2006).
6.  Analytical model of phononic crystals with local resonances, Zhengyou Liu, C. T. Chan and Ping Sheng, Phys. Rev. B 71, 014103 (2005).
7.  Focusing of sound in a 3D phononic crystal, S.X. Yang, J.H. Page, Z.Y. Liu, M.L. Cowan, C.T. Chan and P. Sheng, Physical Review Letters 93, 024301 (2004).
8.  Ultrasound Tunneling through 3D Phononic Crystals,  Suxia Yang, J. H. Page, Zhengyou Liu, M. L. Cowan, C. T. Chan and Ping Sheng, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 104301 (2002).
9. Locally Resonant Sonic Materials, Z.Y. Liu, X.X. Zhang, Y. Mao, Y.Y. Zhu, Z. Yang, C.T. Chan and Ping Sheng, Science 289, 1734 (2000).
10. Elastic wave scattering by periodic structures of spherical objects: Theory and experiment, Zhengyou Liu, C. T. Chan, Ping Sheng, A. L. Goertzen and J. H. Page, Phys. Rev. B62, 2446 (2000).