Mingzhong Wu

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Mingzhong Wu received his Ph.D. in Solid State Electronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 1999, joined the faculty of Colorado State University (CSU) in 2007, and is currently an Associate Professor in Physics at CSU.  He is interested in many research topics in magnetics.  His current research areas include magnetization dynamics, spintronics, nonlinear spin waves, multiferroics, and microwave magnetic materials and devices.  He has authored 100 publications, including 1 book, 4 book chapters, and 14 papers in Physical Review Letters.  He is currently serving as the Chair of the IEEE Magnetics Society Education Committee and an Associate Editor for IEEE Magnetics Letters. 

1. "Recent Advances in Magnetic Insulators – From Spintronics to Microwave Applications," Edited by Mingzhong Wu and Axel Hoffmann (Academic Press, Burlington, 2013, 432 pages). (http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780124081307&pagename=)
2. Y. Sun, H. Chang, M. Kabatek, Y.-Y. Song, Z. Wang, M. Jantz, W. Schneider, M. Wu, E. Montoya, B. Kardasz, B. Heinrich, S. G. E. te Velthuis, H. Schultheiss, and A. Hoffmann, "Damping in yttrium iron garnet nanoscale films capped by platinum," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 106601 (2013).
3. L. Lu, Y. Sun, M. Jantz, and M. Wu, “Control of ferromagnetic relaxation in magnetic thin films through thermally induced interfacial spin transfer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 257202 (2012).
4. B. Heinrich, C. Burrowes, E. Montoya, B. Kardasz, E. Girt, Y. Song, Y. Sun, and M. Wu, “Spin pumping at magnetic insulator (YIG)/normal metal (Au) interfaces,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 066604 (2011).
5. Z. Wang, A. Hagerstrom, J. Q. Anderson, W. Tong, M. Wu, L. D. Carr, R. Eykholt, and B. Kalinikos, “Chaotic spin-wave solitons in magnetic film feedback rings,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 114102 (2011).
6. Z. Wang, Y. Sun, M. Wu, V. Tiberkevich, and A. Slavin, “Control of spin waves in a thin film ferromagnetic insulator through interfacial spin scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 146602 (2011).
7. W. Tong, M. Wu, L. D. Carr, and B. A. Kalinikos , “Formation of random dark envelope solitons from incoherent waves,” Phys. Rev. Lett.104, 037207 (2010).
8. A. M. Hagerstrom, W. Tong, M. Wu, B. A. Kalinikos, and R. Eykholt , “Excitation of chaotic spin waves in magnetic film feedback rings through three-wave nonlinear interactions,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 207202 (2009).
9. M. Wu, A. M. Hagerstrom, R. Eykholt, A. Kondrashov, and B. A. Kalinikos, “Excitation of chaotic spin waves through modulational instability,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 237203 (2009).
10. M. Wu and B. A. Kanilikos, “Coupled Modulational instability of co-propagating spin waves in magnetic thin films,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 027206 (2008).
11. M. Wu and C. E. Patton, “Experimental observation of Fermi-Pasta-Ulam recurrence in a nonlinear feedback ring system,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 047202 (2007).
12. M. Wu, B. A. Kalinikos, L. D. Carr, and C. E. Patton, “Observation of spin wave soliton fractals in magnetic film active feedback rings,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 187202 (2006).
13. M. Wu, P. Krivosik, B. A. Kalinikos, and C. E. Patton, “Random generation of coherent solitary waves from incoherent waves,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 227202 (2006).
14. M. Wu, B. A. Kalinikos, and C. E. Patton, “Self-generation of chaotic solitary spin wave pulses in magnetic film active feedback rings,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 237202 (2005).
15 M. Wu, B. A. Kalinikos, and C. E. Patton, “Generation of dark and bright spin wave envelope soliton trains through self-modulational instability in magnetic films,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 157207 (2004).