Anming Hu

Research Assistant Professor


Centre for Advanced Materials Joining
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo

Contact Information

Phone: (519)-888-4567, ext. 35464
Fax: (519)-888-6197
Office: E3-2135A

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Biographical Information

2008: PhD in Physics, University of Waterloo, Canada.
1993: MASc in Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei, China.
1990: BASc in Physics, Shandong University, Jinan, China.

Research Interests

  • Nanojoining
  • Nanomaterials for molecular devices, photocatalytic degradation of water pollutants, solar cells, and bio/chem/gas/optoelectronic sensors
  • Development of low melting point nanosolders
  • Applied ultrafast laser
  • Surface plasma
  • Superconducting application

Selected Publications

  • A. Hu, M. Rybachuk, Q. –B. Lu ,W. W. Duley, “Direct synthesis of sp-bonded carbon chains on graphite surface by femtosecond laser irradiation”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 91, 2007, p. 131906.
  • A. Hu and W. W. Duley, “Laboratory simulation of 11-15 micron spectra associated with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon molecules”, Astrophysical Journal Letters vol. 660, 2007, p. 137-140.
  • A. Hu, S. Griesing, M. Rybachuk, Q. –B. Lu, W. W. Duley, “Nanobuckling and X-ray photoelectron spectra of carbyne-rich tetrahedral carbon films deposited by fs laser ablation at cryogenic temperatures”, Journal Applied Physics, vol. 102, 2007, p. 074311.
  • A. Hu, I. Alkhesho, H. Zhou, W. W. Duley, “Optical and Microstructural Properties of Diamond-like Carbon Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition”, Diamond and Related Materials, 16, 2007, p. 149-154.
  • A. Hu , Q. –B. Lu ,W. W. Duley, M. Rybachuk, “Spectroscopic characterization of carbon chains in diamond-like carbon films synthesized by femtosecond pulsed laser deposition”, Journal Chemical Physics vol. 126, 2007, p. 154705.
  • A. Hu, and W. W. Duley, “Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopic characterization of molecular structures in diamond-like carbon Films”, Chemical Physics Letters. vol. 450, 2007, p. 375.