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Fudan University: Department of Physics - Heavenly light shines day after day!

History of Fudan University

Fudan University - "Fudan" meaning "Heavenly light shines day after day"- belongs to China's national topmost institutions of advanced learning and higher education universities. Established in 1905, and after merging with the physics departments of eight universities in East China, the University developed into one of the key centers for physics research and education in China.

For the the coming five years, the department has ambitious plans: to match the international level, the favorable position in the field of Condensed Matter Physics and the domestic leading position in some of its sub-fields should be further developed and the fields of Theoretical and Computational Physics, Soft Matter, Physics Biology, and Optics strengthened. These changes, together with the addition of a new discipline, Nuclear and Particle Physics, should help attract young talent to the department.

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Top research papers from the Physics Department of Fudan University

Optical response of a flat metallic surface coated with a monolayer array of latex spheres
Physics Letters A, Volume 374, Issue 8, 8 February 2010, Pages 1059-1062
Lei Shi, Xiaohan Liu, Haiwei Yin, Jian Zi

Recent progress on sum-frequency spectroscopy
Surface Science Reports, Volume 69, Issues 2–3, September–October 2014, Pages 105-131
C.S. Tian, Y.R. Shen

Resonance properties of metallic ring systems
Materials Today, Volume 12, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 52-59
Lei Zhou, Xueqin Huang, Yi Zhang, Siu-Tat Chui

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Top Downloaded Physics Articles (April – Jue 2014)

UV-assisted in situ synthesis of silver nanoparticles on silk fibers for antibacterial applications
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Volume 447, April 2014, Pages 1-7
Lu, Z.; Meng, M.; Jiang, Y.; Xie, J.

The effect of heat treatment on the physical properties of sol-gel derived ZnO thin films
Applied Surface Science, Volume 255, Issue 11, March 2009, Pages 5812-5817
Raoufi, D.; Raoufi, T.

Numerical and analytical treatment on peristaltic flow of Williamson fluid in the occurrence of induced magnetic field
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volume 346, November 2013, Pages 142-151
Akram, S.; Nadeem, S.; Hanif, M.