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Prof. W. Yao and Prof. X.D. Cui’s paper titled ‘Valley polarization in MoS2 monolayers by optical pumping’ was highlighted in Ars Technica.
Highlight in <i>Ars Technica</i>
Highlight in Ars Technica

Publications

W. Yao

*The list contains only the publications affiliating HKU (Physics) since 2007 or since the author joined HKU (sorted by publication year and the name of the Journal).


  • 1 Many-body effects in nonlinear optical responses of 2D layered semiconductors
    G. Aivazian, H.Y. Yu, S.F. Wu, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, D.H. Cobden, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    2D Materials, Vol.4(2), 025024:1-6, 2017
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  • 2 Switchable valley functionalities of an n  −  n-  −  n junction in 2D crystals
    M.W.Y. Tu, W. Yao
    2D Materials, Vol.4(2), 025109:1-14, 2017
  • 3 Unusual Exciton–Phonon Interactions at van der Waals Engineered Interfaces
    C.M. Chow, H.Y. Yu, A.M. Jones, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nano Letters, Vol.17(2), 1194-1199, 2017
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  • 4 Interlayer Exciton Optoelectronics in a 2D Heterostructure p–n Junction
    J.S. Ross, P. Rivera, J.R. Schaibley, E. Lee-Wong, H.Y. Yu, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, D.H. Cobden, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nano Letters, Vol.17(2), 638-643, 2017
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  • 5 Layer-dependent ferromagnetism in a van der Waals crystal down to the monolayer limit
    B. Huang, G. Clark, E. Navarro-Moratalla, D.R. Klein, R. Cheng, K.L. Seyler, D. Zhong, E. Schmidgall, M.A. McGuire, D.H. Cobden, W. Yao, D. Xiao, P. Jarillo-Herrero, X.D. Xu
    Nature, Vol.546(7657), 270-284, 2017
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  • 6 Valleytronics: Magnetization without polarization new
    H.Y. Yu, W. Yao
    Nature Materials, Vol.16(9), 876-877, 2017
  • 7 Topological mosaics in moiré superlattices of van der Waals heterobilayers
    Q.J. Tong, H.Y. Yu, Q.Z. Zhu, Y. Wang, X.D. Xu, W. Yao
    Nature Physics, Vol.13(4), 356-362, 2017
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  • 8 Interlayer coupling in commensurate and incommensurate bilayer structures of transition-metal dichalcogenides
    Y. Wang, Z. Wang, W. Yao, G.B. Liu, H.Y. Yu
    Physical Review B, Vol.95(11), 115429:1-12, 2017
  • 9 Optical selection rules for excitonic Rydberg series in the massive Dirac cones of hexagonal two-dimensional materials
    P. Gong, H.Y. Yu, Y. Wang, W. Yao
    Physical Review B, Vol.95(12), 125420:1-8, 2017
  • 10 Realization of Valley and Spin Pumps by Scattering at Nonmagnetic Disorders
    X.T. An, J. Xiao, M.W.Y. Tu, H.Y. Yu, V.I. Fal'ko, W. Yao
    Physical Review Letters, Vol.118(9), 096602:1-5, 2017
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  • 11 Single Defect Light-Emitting Diode in a van der Waals Heterostructure
    G. Clark, J.R. Schaibley, J.S. Ross, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, J.R. Hendrickson, S. Mou, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nano Letters, Vol.16(6), 3944-3948, 2016
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  • 12 Visualizing Band Offsets and Edge States in Bilayer–monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Lateral Heterojunction
    C.D. Zhang, Y.X. Chen, J.K. Huang, X.X. Wu, L.J. Li, W. Yao, J. Tersoff, C.K. Shih
    Nature Communications, Vol.7, 10349:1-6, 2016
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  • 13 Directional interlayer spin-valley transfer in two-dimensional heterostructures
    J.R. Schaibley, P. Rivera, H.Y. Yu, K.L. Seyler, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nature Communications, Vol.7, 13747:1-6, 2016
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  • 14 Excitonic Luminescence Upconversion in a Two-Dimensional Semiconductor
    A.M. Jones, H.Y. Yu, J.R. Schaibley, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, H. Dery, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nature Physics, Vol.12, 323-327, 2016
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  • 15 Valleytronics in 2D materials
    J.R. Schaibley, H.Y. Yu, G. Clark, P. Rivera, J.S. Ross, K.L. Seyler, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nature Reviews Materials, Vol.1(11), 16055:1-15, 2016
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  • 16 Spin-Valley Qubit in Nanostructures of Monolayer Semiconductors: Optical Control and Hyperfine Interaction
    Y. Wu, Q.J. Tong, G.B. Liu, H.Y. Yu, W. Yao
    Physical Review B, Vol.93(4), 045313:1-15, 2016
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  • 17 Valley-Polarized Exciton Dynamics in a 2D Semiconductor Heterostructure
    P. Rivera, K.L. Seyler, H.Y. Yu, J.R. Schaibley, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Science, Vol.351(6274), 688-691, 2016
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  • 18 Electronic Structures and Theoretical Modelling of Two-dimensional Group-VIB Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
    G.B. Liu, D. Xiao, Y.G. Yao, X.D. Xu, W. Yao
    Chemical Society Reviews, Vol.44(9), 2643-2663, 2015
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  • 19 Valley Excitons in Two-Dimensional Semiconductors
    H.Y. Yu, X.D. Cui, X.D. Xu, W. Yao
    National Science Review, Vol.2, 57-70, 2015
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  • 20 Monolayer Semiconductor Nanocavity Lasers with Ultralow Thresholds
    S.F. Wu, S. Buckley, J.R. Schaibley, L.F. Feng, J.Q. Yan, D.G. Mandrus, F. Hatami, W. Yao, J. Vučković, A. Majumdar, X.D. Xu
    Nature, Vol.520, 69-72, 2015
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