Guo-ping Zhang

Professor

B.S., 1987, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
M.S., 1990, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University, Shanghai, China
Ph.D., 1995, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Office: S-165I
Phone: (812) 237-2044
E-mail: guoping.zhang@indstate.edu
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Research Interests

Dr. Zhang's research interests include femtosecond magnetism, nano-material engineering, nanostructures, fullerenes, spintronics, nonlinear optics in conjugated polymers, strongly correlated electron systems, ultrafast spectroscopy, pump-probe and four-wave mixing signal, laser-induced ultrafast spin dynamics in nano and low dimensional magnets, soft x-ray spectroscopy, high harmonic generations, mechanic properties of diamondoids, superconductivity in MgB2, and photoisomerization in rhodopsin.

Selected Publications

Laser induced multiphoton effects in nanographene molecules, M. Gu, G. P. Zhang and X. S. Wu, Applied Sciences 3, 278-287 (2013).

Hidden identity in a generic system: applications to coherent population trapping, G. P. Zhang, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46, 035504 (2013).

Proposed coherent trapping of a population of electrons in a C60 molecule induced by laser excitation, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 257401 (2012).

Stabilities of the intrinsic defects on SrTiO3 surface and SrTiO3/LaAlO3 interface, M. Gu, J. Wang, X. Wu and G. Zhang, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 24993-24998 (2012).

Magnetic ordering and structural phase transitions in a strained ultrathin SrRuO3/SrTiO3 superlattice, M. Gu, Q. Xie, X. Shen, R. Xie, J. Wang, G. Tang, D. Wu, G. P. Zhang and X. S. Wu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 157003 (2012).

Charge and spin responses under pump-probe excitations in comparison with single pump excitations, G. P. Zhang, Phys. Rev. B 85, 224407 (2012).

A comparative first-principles study of structural and electronic properties among memantine, amantadine and rimantadine, K. Middleton, G. P. Zhang, M. R. Nichols and T. F. George, Molecular Physics 110, 685-689 (2012).

Hot spin spots in the laser-induced demagnetization, M. S. Si and G. P. Zhang, AIP Advances 2, 012158 (2012).

Manipulating femtosecond magnetization in ferromagnets and molecular magnets through laser chirp, G. P. Zhang, G. Lefkidis, W. Hübner and Y. Bai, J. Appl. Phys. 111, 07C508 (2012).

Nonlinear optical response and ultrafast dynamics in C60, G. P. Zhang, X. Sun and T. F. George, Journal of Physical Chemistry A 113, 1175-1188 (2009). (Invited Feature Article)

Time-resolved and energy-dispersed spin excitation in ferromagnets and clusters under influence of femtosecond laser pulses, T. Hartenstein, G. Lefkidis, W. Hübner, G. P. Zhang and Y. Bai, J. Appl. Physics 105 07D305 (2009).

Laser-induced orbital and spin excitations in ferromagnets: Insights from a two-level system, G. P. Zhang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 187203 (2008).

Total angular momentum conservation in laser-induced femtosecond magnetism, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B 78, 052407 (2008).

Understanding laser-induced ultrafast magnetization in ferromagnets: First-principles investigation, G. P. Zhang, Y. Bai, W. Hübner, G. Lefkidis and T. F. George, J. Appl. Physics 103, 07B113 (2008).

High harmonic generation in atoms, molecules and nanostructures, G. P. Zhang, Intern. J. Mod. Phys. B 21, 5167 (2007). (Invited Article)

Manifestation of electron-electron interactions in time-resolved ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy in C60: Theory, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B 76, 085410 (2007).

Origin of ellipticity anomaly in harmonic generation in C60, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, J. Optical Society of America B 24, 1150 (2007).

First-principles simulation of the interaction between adamantane and an atomic-force-microscope tip, G. P. Zhang, T. F. George, L. Assoufid and G. Ali Mansoori, Phys. Rev. B 75, 035413 (2007).

Ellipticity dependence of optical harmonic generation in C60, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. A 74, 023811 (2006).

Normal-mode selectivity in ultrafast Raman excitations in C60, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B 73, 035422 (2006).

Resolving dd transitions in NaV2O5 using angle-resolved resonant inelastic x-ray scattering at the V L edge, G. P. Zhang and T. A. Callcott, Phys. Rev. B 73, 125102 (2006).

Nonlinear high harmonic generation in atoms, molecules and nanostructures: A potential ultrafast and high energy light source, G. P. Zhang, Wuli (Physics) 35, 424 (2006). (Beijing; Invited Article)

Optical high harmonic generations in C60, G. P. Zhang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 047401 (2005).

Reply to Comment on "Accurate ground-state phase diagram of the one-dimensional extended Hubbard model at half filling," G. P. Zhang, Phys. Rev. B 71, 197102 (2005).

Controlling vibrational excitations in C60 by laser pulse durations, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 147401 (2004).

Reply to Comment "Electron correlation effects in resonant inelastic X-ray scattering of NaV2O5," G. P. Zhang, T. A. Callcott, G. T. Woods, L. Lin, B. Sales, D. Mandrus and J. He, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 219702 (2004).

Extended Hellmann-Feynman theorem for degenerate eigenstates, G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B 69, 167102 (2004).

Reply to Comment "Electron correlation effects in resonant inelastic X-ray scattering of NaV2O5," G. P. Zhang, T. A. Callcott, G. T. Woods, L. Lin, B. Sales, D. Mandrus and J. He, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 169702 (2004).

Hartree-Fock dynamical electron-correlation effects in C60 after laser excitation, G. P. Zhang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 176801 (2003).

Laser-induced ultrafast dynamics in C60, G. P. Zhang, X. Sun and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B 68, 165410 (2003).

Accurate ground-state phase diagram of the one-dimensional extended Hubbard model at half filling, G. P. Zhang, Phys. Rev. B 68, 153101 (2003).