Gwo Ching Wang

Travelstead Institute Chair, Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy


Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, Physics, B.S., 1968 Northern Illinois University, Physics, M.S., 1973 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Materials Physics, Ph.D., 1978

Research Focus
  • Growth, characterization, and physics of thin films and nanostructures using state-of-art techniques
  • Development of RHEED surface pole figure analysis for monitoring textures in thin films and nanostructures
Select Works
  • Over 270 publications and three books, see web site
  • Surface pole figures by reflection high-energy electron diffraction, F. Tang, G.-C. Wang, and T.-M. Lu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 241903 (2006).
  • Small angle grain boundary Ge films on biaxial CaF2/glass substrate, C. Gaire, P.C. Clemmer, H.-F. Li, T.C. Parker, P. Snow, I. Bhat, S. Lee, G.-C. Wang, and T.-M. Lu, Journal of Crystal Growth 312, 607 (2010).
  • Low-temperature cycling of hydrogenation-dehydrogeneration of Pd-decorated Mg nanoblades, Y. Liu, L. Chen, T.-M. Lu and G.-C. Wang, International J. of Hydrogen Energy 36, 11752 – 11759 (2011).