Jun Yuan

Jun Yuan


Former affiliation

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Physics and application of electron vortex beam
Imaging nanoparticles in liquid

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Personal profile



Ph.D. (1988)         Solid State Physics, Magdalene College and Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

B.Sc. (1983)          First Class Honors in Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, U. K.

Employment History

2008-                    Professor of Nanophysics and Electron Microscopy, Department of Physics, University of York, York, U.K.

2001-2007             Cheung Kong Professor of Materials Physics and Chemistry (by a special appointment of Education Ministry), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

1995-2001:            EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow and Fellow of Robinson College, University of Cambridge, U.K.

1997-1998:            Senior Visiting Fellow, Japan Fine Ceramics Center, Nagoya, Japan. (One year leave from EPSRC Advanced Fellowship)

1994:                    Nuclear Electric Research Fellow, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, U.K.

1988-1993:            Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Research Center in Superconductivity, University of Cambridge, U.K.

Research interests

Nanophsycis:  understanding the atomic structure, physical properties of nanomaterials, nanosystems and develop the application of the related nanotechnology and their characterization techniques.

Electron Microscopy: development of advanced electron microscopy and related electron energy loss spectroscopy; physics of novel electron vortex beams and their applications in nanoscience and materials science


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