Institute of Electrical Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences


NameYanwei Ma Date of Birth   
SexMale  DegreePh.D. 
Place of Birth  Professional TitleProfessor  
Tel82547129  Administrative Titlevice-director of Applied Superconduct-ivity Laboratory, Group Leader 
Other Title:Member of program committee of American Applied Superconducting Conference, Member of International Advisory Committee of EUCAS2009
Research Directions:(i) Superconducting wires and tapes, including exploration of novel superconductors.
(ii) Application research of high magnetic field for new materials fabrication;
(iii) Nano-materials for use in energy materials.
Education and Work Experiences:From 2004: Work at the Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.
2003-2004: Senior visiting scholar at UMR-6511, CNRS, France.
2002-2003: Researcher at National Institute For Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.
1998-2002: Researcher at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
1996-1998: Postdoctoral research associate at University of Science and Technology Beijing.
1996: Received Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University.
Projects:National Natural Science Foundation of China;
National ¡®973¡¯ Program;
National ¡®863¡¯ Project;
Project of Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission,
¡°Bairen¡± program of CAS;
Exchange program between China and France.
Main Achievements:So far, he has published more than 70 refereed journal papers (SCI), and has applied for nearly 20 patents (including one international PCT patent).
Publications:Main papers£¨* Corresponding author£©
1. Junhong Wang, Yanwei Ma*, K. Watanabe, ¡°Magnetic-field-induced synthesis of magnetic ¦Ã-Fe2O3 nanotubes¡±, Chem. Mater. 20 (2008) 20-22.
2. Zijie Yan, Yanwei Ma*, Dongliang Wang, Junhong Wang, Zhaoshun Gao, Lei Wang, Peng Yu, and Tao Song, ¡°Impact of annealing on morphology and ferromagnetism of ZnO nanorods¡±, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92 (2008) 081911.
3. Zhaoshun Gao, Yanwei Ma*, Xianping Zhang, Dongliang Wang, Haihu Wen, K. Watanabe, ¡°Influence of oxygen contents of carbohydrate dopants on connectivity and critical current density in MgB2 tapes¡±, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91 (2007) 162504.
4. Yanwei Ma, Aixia Xu, Xiaohang Li, Xianping Zhang, M. Guilloux-Viry, O. Peña, S. Awaji, K. Watanabe, ¡°Improved properties of epitaxial YNixMn1-xO3 films by annealing under high magnetic fields¡°, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 (2006) 152505.
5. Xianping Zhang, Zhaoshun Gao, Dongliang Wang, Zhengguang Yu, Yanwei Ma*, S. Awaji, K. Watanabe, ¡°Improved critical current densities in MgB2 tapes with ZrB2 doping¡±, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 (2006) 132510.
6. Yanwei Ma, Xianping Zhang, G. Nishijima, K. Watanabe, S. Awaji, Xuedong Bai, ¡°Significantly enhanced critical current densities in MgB2 tapes made by a scaleable nanocarbon addition route¡±, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 (2006) 072502.
7. Yanwei Ma, M. Guilloux-Viry, P. Barahona, O. Pena, C. Moure£¬"Observation of magnetization reversal in epitaxial Gd0.67Ca0.33MnO3 thin films", Appl. Phys. Lett. 86 (2005) 062506.
8. Yanwei Ma, H. Kumakura, A. Matsumoto, K. Togano, " Microstructure and high critical current density of in-situ processed MgB2 made by ZrSi2 and WSi2 doping ", Appl. Phys. Lett. 83 (2003) 1181.
9. Yanwei Ma, K.Watanabe,S. Awaji, M. Motokawa, " Observation of growth mode change under a magnetic field in YBa2Cu3O7-x ", Phys. Rev. B 65, (2002) 174528.
10. Yanwei Ma, K. Watanabe, S. Awaji, M. Motokawa, "Jc enhancement of YBa2Cu3O7 films on polycrystalline silver substrates by MOCVD in high magnetic fields", Appl. Phys. Lett. 77 (2000) 3633-3635.
11. Yanwei Ma, S. Awaji, K. Watanabe, M. Matsumoto, and N. Kobayashi, "Effect of high magnetic field on the two-step martensitic phase transition in shape memory Ni2MnGa alloys ", Appl. Phys. Lett. 76 (2000) 37-39.