Wei Dai

 Prof. Dr.

Research Areas

Cryogenic coolers, Solid-state coolers, thermoacoustics, heat transfer



Bachelor degree on Refrigeration and Cryogenics with A second bachelor degree on Automatic Control, Shanghai Jiaotong University


Ph.D on Cryogenics, majored in pulse tube coolers, Shanghai Jiaotong University


Post-doc in the lab of Prof. Yoichi Matsubara of Nihon University of Japan, worked on thermally-driven VM type pulse tube cooler and thermoacoustic engines


Work Experience


Associate professor in Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences


Professor in Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Teaching Experience



  1. Li Xiaowei, Liu Bin, Yu Guoyao, Dai Wei (Corresponding author), et al, Experimental validation and numeric optimization of a resonance tube-coupled duplex Stirling cooler, Applied Energy (2017), accepted

  2. Wang Yanan, Zhao Yuejin, Zhang Yibing, Wang Xiaotao, Srinivas Vanapalli, Dai Wei (Corresponding author), Li Haibing and Luo Ercang, Advances on a cryogen-free Vuilleumier type pulse tube cryocooler, Cryogenics (2017),Vol.82, pp.62-67

  3. Pang Xiaoming, Dai Wei (Corresponding author), Wang Xiaotao, et al, Experimental study of the influence of cold heat exchanger geometry on the performance of a co-axial pulse tube cooler, Cryogenics (2016), Vol.78, pp.78-82

  4. Wang Xiaotao, Zhu Jian, Chen Shuai, Dai Wei (Corresponding author), Li Ke, Pang Xiaomin, Yu Guoyao  and Luo Ercang, Study on a high capacity two-stage free piston Stirling cryocooler working around 30 K, Cryogenics (2016), Vol.80, pp.193-198

  5. Wang Xiaotao, Dai Wei (Corresponding author), et al, A high efficiency hybrid stirling-pulse tube cryocooler, AIP Advances (2015), Vol.5, 037127, pp.1-4

  6. Dai Wei, Luo Ercang, Wang Xiaotao and Wu Zhanghua, Impedance match for Stirling type Cryocoolers,Cryogenics (2011), Vol.51, pp.168-172

  7. Wang Xiaotao, Yu Guoyao, Dai Wei, Luo Ercang and Zhou Yuan, Influence of acoustic pressure amplifier tube on a 300 Hz thermoacoustically-driven pulse tube cooler, Journal of Applied Physics (2010), Vol.108, pp. 074905:1-5

  8. Yu Guoyao, Luo Ercang and Dai Wei (Corresponding author), Advances in a 300 Hz thermoacoustic cooler system working within liquid nitrogen temperature range, Cryogenics (2010), Vol.50, pp.472-475

  9. Hu Jianying,Dai Wei, Luo Ercang, Wang Xiaotao and Huang Yu, Development of high efficiency Stirling-type pulse tube cryocoolers, Cryogenics (2010), 50(9), pp.603-607

  10. Yu Guoyao, Dai Wei (Corresponding author), Luo Ercang, CFD Simulation of a 300 Hz Thermoacoustic Standing Wave Engine, Cryogenics (2010), Vol.50, pp.615-622

  11. Dai Wei, Yu Guoyao, Zhu Shanglong and Luo Ercang, A 300 Hz thermoacoustically-driven pulse tube cooler for temperature below 100 K, Applied Physics Letters (2007), Vol.90, 024104

  12. Luo Ercang, Dai Wei, Zhang Yong and Ling Hong, Thermoacoustically driven refrigerator with double thermoacoustic Stirling cycles, Applied Physics Letters (2006), Vol. 88(7), 074102

  13. Dai Wei, Ercang Luo and Guoyao Yu, A simple method to determine the frequency of engine-included thermoacoustic systems, Cryogenics (2006) Vol.46, No.11, pp.804-808

  14. Dai Wei, Luo Ercang, Zhang Yong and Ling Hong, Detailed Study of a traveling wave thermoacoustic refrigerator driven by a traveling wave thermoacoustic engine, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America(2006), 119(5), pp.2686-2692

  15. Dai Wei, Hu Jianying and Luo Ercang, Comparison of two different ways of using inertance tube in a pulse tube cooler, Cryogenics (2006), Vol.46, pp.273-277

  16. Dai Wei, Luo Ercang, Hu Jianying and Ling Hong, A heat-driven thermoacoustic cooler capable of reaching liquid nitrogen temperature, Applied Physics Letters (2005),Vol.86,224103

  17. Dai Wei, Matsubara Y. and Kobayashi H., Experimental results on VM type pulse tube refrigerator, Cryogenics (2002), Vol.42, No.6-7, p.433


Research Interests







Students that have graduated

张宇坤  硕士研究生  080705-制冷及低温工程  Master  

林枭健  硕士研究生  080705-制冷及低温工程  Master

王海敏  硕士研究生  080705-制冷及低温工程  Master

李珂  博士研究生  080705-制冷及低温工程     Ph.D

赵月晶  博士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Ph.D

李小伟  博士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Ph.D 

Students under supervision

庞晓敏  博士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Ph.D student 

闫存刚  硕士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Master student

王亚男  博士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Ph.D student

崔运浩  硕士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Master student  

刘冬冬  博士研究生  080701-工程热物理        Ph.D student

Honors & Distinctions