The Key Laboratory of Materials Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics(ISSP), Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), derives from the Key Laboratory of Internal Frictions and Defects in Solids, which was founded in 1985 by the former academician T.S K who is an international famous physicist on the metal physics in 1985. Academician T.S. K is one of the foundation people of the international research on internal frictions, and he was awarded R.F. Mehl's prize by American Institute of TMS in 1999 because of his prominent contributions. The laboratory founded by Prof. K was well-known in the field of internal frictions and defects in solid all over the world... 

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