Li Lijun, PhD

Research Group Staff
​Laboratory Support​

Research Interests

Dr. Lijun Li was working on materials synthesis and characterization of new correlated materials, mainly on new superconducting material research for the charge-density-wave (CDW) superconductor system transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) MX2.​​

Selected Publications

Superconducting order from disorder in 2H-TaSe2-xSx
L. Li, X. Deng, Z. Wang, Y. Liu, M. Abeykoon, (...) Y. Sun, Y. Zhu, G. Kotliar, C. Petrovic
Quantum Materials, Volume 2, Issue 1, (2017)

Electron-hole asymmetry, Dirac fermions and quantum magnetoresistance in BaMnBi2
L.J. Li et al.
Physical Review B, 93,115141, (2016)

Low-temperature superconducting state induced by Fe-doping of charge-density-wave 1T-TaS2
L.J. Li et al.
Europhysics Letters, 97, 67005, (2012)

Influence of the low Mn intercalation on magnetic and electronic properties of 2H-TaS2 single crystals
L.J. Li et al.
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 323, 2536, (2011)

Superconductivity induced by Se-doping in layered charge-density-wave system 1T-TaS2-xSex
Y. Liu, L.J. Li et al.
Applied Physics Letters,102, 192602, (2013)

Real-space coexistence of the melted mott state and superconductivity in Fe-substituted 1T-TaS2
R. Ang, L.J. Li et al.
Physical Review Letters, 109, 176403, (2012)


  • Ph.D., Institute of Solid State Physics (ISSP) Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), Hefei, Anhui, China, 2012 

  • B.Sc., Hubei University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2016 - Current: Research assistant, Nanomedicine Lab., KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

  • 2015 - 2016: Laboratory Support, Salt Lab., KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

  • 2013 - 2014:  Scientific Visitor, Brookhaven national Laboratory, New York, USA

  • 2012 - 2013: Scientific Visitor, L-NESS of Politecnico di Milano, Como, Italy

  • 2012 - 2013: Assistant professor, Institute of Solid State Physics (ISSP) Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Position