Invited Talks:

1. Bing Lv, "Study and Development of Novel Superconducting Materials", Gordon Research Seminar: Superconductivity, Hong Kong, China, 05/23/2015 - 05/24/2015.

2. Bing Lv, "From Superconductors to Super-thermal-conductors: Three Examples", Department of Physics, the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, March 13th, 2015.

3. Bing Lv, "Physics through Novel Materials: Four Examples", Department of Physics, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 6th, 2015.

4. Bing Lv, "Single Crystal Growth of 1D and 2D Pnictide and Chalcogenide Superconductors", Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth (3CG), Cancun, Mexico, Jun. 10-13, 2013

5. Bing Lv, and C. W. Chu, "Unusual superconductivity up to 49K and possible interfacial superconductivity mechanism in (Ca, RE)Fe2As2 (RE=La, Ce, Pr and Nd) system", Symposium on "25 Years After YBCO, What Has It Done for Science and Society?" celebrating discovery of YBCO and Professor Paul C. W. Chu's 70th birthday, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan ROC, 2012.

Contributed Presentations & Posters:

1. Bing Lv "Discovery of Three New Superconducting Materials", Gordon Research Conference: Superconductivity, Hong Kong, China, 05/25/2015 - 05/29/2015.

2. Bing Lv, Y. Lan, X. Q. Wang, Q. Zhang, Y. Hu, A. J. Jacobson, D. Broido, G. Chen, Z. F. Ren and C. W. Chu "High Thermal Conducting Boron Arsenide: Crystal Growth and Characterization", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 1 – 6, 2015.

3. Bing Lv, F. Y. Wei, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Xue and C. W. Chu, "Correlation of superparamagnetism and self-assembled defects with non-bulk superconductivity up to 49 K in (Ca,Pr)Fe2As2 single crystal", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 3 - 7, 2014.

4. Bing Lv, L. Z. Deng, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Xue and C. W. Chu, "Evidence for interface superconductivity in rare-earth doped CaFe2As2 single crystals", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 3 - 7, 2014.

5. Bing Lv, X. Y. Zhu, B. Lorenz, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Xue, Z. P. Yin, G. Kotliar, and C. W. Chu, "Zr5Sb3-first Superconductor in the Mn5Si3-type system", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 3 - 7, 2014.

6. Bing Lv, F. Y. Wei, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Xue, J. E. Hoffman and C. W. Chu, "A Possible Route to Higher Superconducting Tc via Nano-Structures as Exemplified in (Ca,Pr)Fe2As2 Single Crystals", Easter Island Nanoscience Conference (EINC) 2013, Easter Island, Chile, Jun. 4-7, 2013.

7. Bing Lv, and C. W. Chu "Search and Study Novel Superconductors and Compounds", AFOSR Mini-Workshop and Program Review, Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, Houston, TX, Sep. 13-14, 2012.

8. Bing Lv, F. Y. Wei, M. Gooch, L. Z. Deng, J. K. Meen, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lorenz and C. W. Chu "Evidence for Interface-Induced Tc-Enhancement in Fe-Pnictide and -Chalcogenide Superconductors and Others", International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity (M2S 2012), July 29th- Aug. 3rd, Washington DC, 2012.

9. Bing Lv, F. Y. Wei, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Xue, M. Gooch, J. K. Meen, C. W. Chu, "Microstructure and the non-bulk superconductivity up to 49K in electron-doped Rare-earth (Ca, R)Fe2As2 (R=La, Ce, Pr and Nd) Single Crystals," 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd, Boston MA, 2012.

10. Bing Lv, F. Y. Wei, L. Z. Deng, M. Gooch, X. Y. Zhu, G. Wu, B. Lorenz, Y. Y. Xue and C. W. Chu, "Search for and Study of Novel Superconductors", 2011 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Program Review and US/China Workshop on Novel Superconductors, Santa Barbara, CA, Dec.12-16, 2011.

11. B. Lv and C. W. Chu, "Search for and Study of Novel Superconductors", AFOSR Joint Electronics Program Review, Arlington VA, May 23-26, 2011.

12. Bing Lv, B. Lorenz, M. Gooch, F. Chen, L. Z. Deng, and C. W. Chu, "Phase Transitions in CuAs-based KxSr1-xCu4As2 System", 2011 American Physical Society March Meeting, Dallas TX, March 21-25, 2011.

13. Bing Lv, F. Chen, and C. W. Chu, "New Compounds of the Fe-pnictide and Related Types", U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Superconductivity Program Review, Washington DC, Aug. 7-9, 2010.

14. Bing Lv, and C. W. Chu "Novel isomorphs of Fe-pnictides", AFOSR Mini-Workshop on the Search for Novel Superconductors with Higher Tc, Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, Houston, TX, July 21-22, 2010.

15. Bing Lv, Feng Chen, Yuyi Xue, C. W. Chu. "A possible new phase in Ba-Fe-As system", APS March 2010 National Meeting, Portland, OR, United States, March 15-19, 2010.

16. Bing Lv, Zhongjia Tang, Melissa Gooch, Kalyan Sasmal, Bernd Lorenz, Yuyi Xue, C.W. Chu, Arnold M.Guloy. "Synthesis, structures and properties of FeAs-based superconductors", 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.

17. Bing Lv, Zhongjia Tang, Bernd Lorenz, Yuyi Xue, Ching-Wu Chu, Arnold M.Guloy. "Synthesis, structures and properties of FeAs-based superconductors", 36th Semiannual TcSUH Student Symposium, University of Houston, Dec. 19, 2008.

18. Bing Lv, Zhongjia Tang, Limin Wang, Arnold M. Guloy. "Synthesis, crystal and electronic structures of a new suboxide in the Ba-Nb-Sn system" 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 6-10, 2008.

Other Contributed Presentations:

1. L. Z. Deng, B. Lv, Z. Wu, Y. Y. Xue, W. H. Zhang, F. H. Li, L. L. Wang, X. C. Ma, Q. K. Xue, C. W. Chu, "The Meissner and Mesoscopic Superconducting States in the Ultrathin FeSe­Films", American Physical Society 2015 March Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 1 - 6, 2015.

2. K. Zhao, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Xue, C. W. Chu, "Study on the non¬bulk superconductivity in CaFe2As2 single crystals under different annealing conditions", American Physical Society 2015 March Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 1 - 6, 2015.

3. N. Poudel, B. Lorenz, B. Lv, F. Ye, Y. Q. Wang, Y. Y. Sun, J. A. Fernandez-Baca, C. W. Chu, "Multiferroicity in Ni doped MnWO4", American Physical Society 2015 March Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 1 - 6, 2015.

4. B. Jawdat, B. Lv, Z. Wu, M. Gooch, K. Zhao, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lorenz, A. Guloy, C. W. Chu, "Superconductivity at 600 mK in a novel ternary platinum phosphide SrPt6P2", American Physical Society 2015 March Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 1 - 6, 2015.

5. K. Zhao, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Xue and C. W. Chu, "Study on possible correlation of superconductivity with defects and superparamagnetism in undoped AFe2As2 with A=Ca, Sr and Ba", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 3 - 7, 2014.

6. B. Jawdat, Bing Lv, Y. Y. Xue, and C. W. Chu, "Hole-doped SrPt3P-physical characterization and analysis", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 3 - 7, 2014.

7. L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lv, Z. Wu, L. L. Wang, X. C. Ma, Q. K. Xue and C. W. Chu, "Superconductivity in ultra-thin FeSe films", American Physical Society March Meeting, March 3 - 7, 2014.

8. K.-H. Lin, K.-J. Wang, C.-C. Chang, Y.-C. Wen, D.-H. Tsai, Y.-R. Wu, Y.-T. Hsieh, M.-J. Wang, B. Lv, C.-W. Chu, and M.-K. Wu, "Observation of pseudogap above Tc in 122 and 111 iron-based superconductors by ultrafast optical spectroscopy", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2013), San Jose CA, Jun 9-14, 2013.

9. C. W. Chu, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Xue, M. Gooch, and B. Lorenz, "Enhanced Tc in Rare­Earth Doped Ca122 via Mesostructural Defects", 2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

10. L. Z. Deng, B. Lv, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Xue, and C. W. Chu, "Superparamagnetism and interfacial superconductivity in rare earth Pr­doped Ca122", 2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

11. A. Howard, J. Yuen, M. Salamon, A. Zakhidov, B. Lv, C. W. Chu, and D. Sells, "Angle and frequency dependent low field microwave absorption in electronically doped Ca 122 pnictides: Comparison of high Tc = 42 K phase in Pr, Nd, Ce and La doping",2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

12. D. Huang, I. Zeljkovic, C. L. Song, B. Lv, C. W. Chu, and J. E. Hoffman, "Surface investigation of Ca1-xPrxFe2As2 by scanning tunneling microscopy", 2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

13. B. Jawdat, B. Lv, X. Y. Zhu, Y. Y. Xue, and C. W. Chu, "Synthesis, structure, chemical doping and high pressure studies of the SrPt3P with unique structure features", 2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

14. K. Shrestha, K. Zhao, B. Jawdat, L. Z. Deng, X. Y. Zhu, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lv*, and C. W. Chu*, "Interplay of superconductivity, SDW order, Eu2+ AFM order in the Ca1-xEuxFe2As2 system at ambient and under pressure", 2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

15. K. Zhao, X. Y. Zhu, B. Lv, Y. Y. Xue, and C. W. Chu, "Crystal growth, complex phase diagram and high pressure studies of layer compound PdBi2", 2013 American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore MD, March 18-22, 2013.

16. C. W. Chu, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, M. Gooch, A. Guloy, B. Lorenz, Y. Y. Xue and X. Y. Zhu, "The Search and Study of HTS at TCSUH", 3rd China/US Workshop on Novel Superconductors, Hong Kong, Jan. 24-26, 2013.

17. M. Yi, D. H. Lu, S.-K. Mo, M. Hashimoto, Y. T. Cui, J.-H. Chu, B. Lv, Z. K. Liu, M. H. Lu, S. Riggs, R. Yu, Z.-X. Shen, Q. M. Si, I. R. Fisher, C. W. Chu, and Z. Hussain, "Observation of temperature-induced orbital-selective Mott transition in iron selenide superconductors", International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity (M2S 2012), Washington DC July 29- Aug. 3, 2012.

18. J. Hoffman, I. Zeljkovic, C. L. Song, D. Huang, B. Lv, C. W. Chu, J. Hoffman, "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Ca1-xPrxFe2As2", 2012 Villa Conference on Iron-based Superconductors, Orlando FL, April 16-20, 2012.

19. X. Y. Zhu, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Xue, C. W. Chu, "Synthesis, Structure, Physical Properties of several Zirconium Chalcogenides", 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd, Boston MA 2012.

20. K. Sasmal, B. Lv, Z. Tang, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Xue, A. M. Guloy, C. W. Chu, "Lower critical field, anisotropy, and two-gap features of LiFeAs," 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd , Boston MA 2012.

21. F. Y. Wei, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Xue, C. W. Chu, "Defect-Associated Superconductivity in (Pr,Ca)Fe2As2," 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd , Boston MA 2012.

22. M. Gooch, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, T. Muramatsu, J. K. Meen, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lorenz, C. W. Chu, "RbxFe2Se2: A study of superconductivity under high pressure," 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd , Boston MA 2012.

23. L. Z. Deng, B. Lv, M. Gooch, F. Y. Wei, Y. Y. Sun, J. K. Meen, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lorenz, C. W. Chu, "Unusual superconducting state in Pr-doped CaFe2As2," 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd , Boston MA 2012.

24. M. Yi, D. H. Lu, Z. K. Liu, S. Riggs, J.-H. Chu, B. Lv, S.-K. Mo, M. Hashimoto, R. G. Moore, Z. Hussain, I. R. Fisher, C. W. Chu, Z.-X. Shen, "ARPES studies of the AFe2Se2 (A=K, Rb, Cs) iron-based superconductors," 2012 American Physical Society March Meeting, Feb. 27th-March 2nd , Boston MA 2012.

25. C. W. Chu, B. Lv, "Mini-MURI Summary: A Possible Novel Mechanism for the Enhanced Tc of Non-Bulk Superconductivity in Doped and Undoped Ae122 with Ae = Ca, Sr and Ba and Other Material Systems," U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Superconductivity Program Review and US/China Workshop on Novel Superconductors, Santa Barbara, CA, Dec.12-16, 2011.

26. F. Y. Wei, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Xue, C. W. Chu, "Defect-Associated Superconductivity in (Pr,Ca)Fe2As2," U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Superconductivity Program Review and US/China Workshop on Novel Superconductors, Santa Barbara, CA, Dec.12-16, 2011.

27. M. Gooch, B. Lv, L. Z. Deng, T. Muramatsu, J. K. Meen, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lorenz, C. W. Chu, "RbxFe2Se2: A study of superconductivity under high pressure," U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Superconductivity Program Review and USAF China Workshop, Santa Barbara CA, 2011.

28. A. Howard, N. Cornell, M. Salamon, A. Zakhidov, B. Lv, F. Y. Wei, C. W. Chu, "Unconventional Low Field Microwave Absorption in Electron-Doped PrxCa1-xFe2As2: Signature of Interfacial Superconductivity with an Onset Tc ~ 49K," U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Superconductivity Program Review and USAF/China Workshop on Novel Superconductors, Santa Barbara, CA, Dec.12-16, 2011.

29. F. Chen, B. Lv, Y. Y. Xue, C. W. Chu, and H. Wang, "Electric Double Layer Charging on Graphene," 2011 American Physical Society March Meeting, Dallas TX, March 21-25, 2011.

30. L. Z. Deng, B. Lv, Y. Y. Xue, and C. W. Chu, "Synthesis and Characterization of ACu4Pn2, with A = alkaline and Pn = As and Sb," 2011 American Physical Society March Meeting, Dallas TX, March 21-25, 2011.

31. F. Y. Wei, B. Lv, F. Chen, Y. Y. Xue, and C. W. Chu, "Two-Gap Pairing of the Optimal Doped (M,K)Fe2As2 with M = Ba, Sr," 2011 American Physical Society March Meeting, Dallas TX, March 21-25, 2011.

32. Feng Chen, Bing Lv, Yuyi Xue, C. W. Chu. "Synthesis and Properties of CaCuAs and CaCu2As2", APS March 2010 National Meeting, Portland, OR, United States, March 15-19, 2010.

33. Fengyan Wei, Bing Lv, Feng Chen, Yuyi Xue, Arnold Guloy, Ching-Wu Chu. "Evidence for dynamic spin fluctuation in specific heat of Sr1−xKxFe2As2", APS March 2010 National Meeting, Portland, OR, United States, March 15-19, 2010.

34. M. Gooch, B. Lv, K. Sasmal, B. Lorenz, J. Tapp, Z. Tang, A. Guloy, C. W. Chu. "Ternary iron pnictides AFe2As2 (A = alkali metal) and LiFeAs: a systematic study of magnetic properties and transport measurements", APS March 2010 National Meeting, Portland, OR, United States, March 15-19, 2010.

35. Melissa Gooch, Bing Lv, Bernd Lorenz, Arnold M.Guloy, and Ching-Wu Chu. "Magnetic Quantum Critical Point and Scaling in the Iron Pnictide Superconductor KxSr1-xFe2As2", The 11th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, Washington, DC, January 18-22, 2010.

36. Melissa Gooch, Bing Lv, Bernd Lorenz, Arnold M.Guloy, and Ching-Wu Chu. "Superconductivity, quantum criticality, and ferromagnetism induced by substitutions in the self-doped iron pnictide system KFe2As2", The 9th International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity (M2S-IX), Tokyo, Japan, September 7-12, 2009.

37. Zhongjia Tang, Bing Lv, Bernd Lorenz, Yuyi Xue, Ching-Wu Chu, Arnold M. Guloy. "NaFe2As2: A new metastable superconductor synthesized by soft chemical methods", 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.

38. Kalyan Sasmal, Bing Lv, Bernd Lorenz, Arnold M.Guloy, Feng Chen, Yuyi Xue, and Ching-Wu Chu. "Superconducting Fe-based Compounds (A1-xSrx)Fe2As2 with A = K and Cs with Transition Temperatures up to 37 K", APS March 2009 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, March 16-20, 2009.

39. Melissa Gooch, Bing Lv, Bernd Lorenz, Arnold M.Guloy, and Ching-Wu Chu. "Pressure-induced shift of Tc in KxSr1-xFe2As2 (x = 0.2, 0.4, 0.7)", APS March 2009 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, March 16-20, 2009.

40. Fengyan Wei, Bing Lv, Feng Chen, Yuyi Xue, Arnold M.Guloy, and Ching-Wu Chu. "Evidence for two gaps from specific heat in LiFeAs single crystals", APS March 2009 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, March 16-20, 2009.

41. Feng Chen, Bing Lv, Kalyan Sasmal, Melissa Gooch, Fengyan Wei, Zhongjia Tang, Bernd Lorenz, Yuyi Xue, Arnold M. Guloy and Ching-Wu Chu. "Thermoelectric Power of RO1−x−yFxFeAs", APS March 2009 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, March 16-20, 2009.

42. Bernd Lorenz, Melissa Gooch, Bing Lv, Arnold M.Guloy, and Ching-Wu Chu. "Quantum critical regime in the phase diagram of KxSr1-xFe2As2", APS March 2009 National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, March 16-20, 2009.