Research Groups
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


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 Ligand-field helical luminescence in a 2D ferromagnetic insulator
    K.L. Seyler, D. Zhong, D.R. Klein, S.Y. Gao, X.O. Zhang, B. Huang, E. Navarro-Moratalla, L. Yang, D.H. Cobden, M.A. McGuire, W. Yao, D. Xiao, P. Jarillo-Herrero, X.D. Xu
    Nature Physics, Vol.14(3), 277-282, 2018
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  • 2 Giant tunneling magnetoresistance in spin-filter van der Waals heterostructures
    T.C. Song, X.H. Cai, M.W.Y. Tu, X.O. Zhang, B. Huang, N.P. Wilson, K.L. Seyler, L. Zhu, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, M.A. McGuire, D.H. Cobden, D. Xiao, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Science, Vol.360(6394), 1214-1218, 2018
  • 3 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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  • 4 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
  • 5 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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  • 6 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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  • 7 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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  • 8 Valleytronics: Magnetization without polarization
    H.Y. Yu, W. Yao
    Nature Materials, Vol.16(9), 876-877, 2017
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  • 9 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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  • 10 Phonon-assisted oscillatory exciton dynamics in monolayer MoSe2
    C.M. Chow, H.Y. Yu, A.M. Jones, J.R. Schaibley, M. Koehler, D.G. Mandrus, R. Merlin, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    npj 2D Materials and Applications, Vol.1, UNSP33:1-6, 2017
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  • 11 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
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  • 12 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
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  • 13 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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  • 14 Moiré excitons: From programmable quantum emitter arrays to spin-orbit–coupled artificial lattices
    H.Y. Yu, G.B. Liu, J.J. Tang, X.D. Xu, W. Yao
    Science Advances, Vol.3(11), e1701696:1-8, 2017
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  • 15 Van der Waals engineering of ferromagnetic semiconductor heterostructures for spin and valleytronics
    D. Zhong, K.L. Seyler, X.Y. Linpeng, R. Cheng, N. Sivadas, B. Huang, E. Schmidgall, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, M.A. McGuire, W. Yao, D. Xiao, K.M. Fu, X.D. Xu
    Science Advances, Vol.3(5), e1603113:1-7, 2017
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  • 16 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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  • 17 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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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 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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