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


*The list contains only the publications affiliating HKU (Physics) or publications by members of our departments (sorted by publication year and the name of the Journal).


  • 81 Clumpy jets from black hole-massive star binaries as engines of fast radio bursts
    S.X. Yi, K.S. Cheng, R. Luo
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol.483(3), 4197-4201, 2019
  • 82 Circumstellar CO in metal-poor stellar winds: the highly irradiated globular cluster star 47 Tucanae V3
    I. McDonald, M.L. Boyer, M.A.T. Groenewegen, E. Lagadec, A.M.S. Richards, G.C. Sloan, A.A. Zijlstra
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol.484(1), L85-L89, 2019
  • 83 The central star of planetary nebula PHR 1315 − 6555 and its host Galactic open cluster AL 1
    V. Fragkou, Q.A. Parker, A.A. Zijlstra, R. Shaw, F. Lykou
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol.484(3), 3078-3092, 2019
  • 84 The semicentennial binary system PSR J2032+4127 at periastron: X-ray photometry, optical spectroscopy, and SPH modelling
    M.J. Coe, A.T. Okazaki, I.A. Steele, S.C.Y. Ng, W.C.G. Ho, A.G. Lyne, B.W. Stappers, T.J. Johnson, P.S. Ray, M. Kerr
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol.485(2), 1864-1875, 2019
  • 85 A systematic study of soft X-ray pulse profiles of magnetars in quiescence
    C.P. Hu, S.C.Y. Ng, W.C.G. Ho
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol.485(3), 4274-4286, 2019
  • 86 Voltage Control of a van der Waals Spin-Filter Magnetic Tunnel Junction
    T.C. Song, M.W.Y. Tu, C. Carnahan, X.H. Cai, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, M.A. McGuire, D.H. Cobden, D. Xiao, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nano Letters, Vol.19(2), 915-920, 2019
  • 87 Atomically Thin CrCl3: An In-Plane Layered Antiferromagnetic Insulator
    X.H. Cai, T.C. Song, N.P. Wilson, G. Clark, M.H. He, X.O. Zhang, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, W. Yao, D. Xiao, M.A. McGuire, D.H. Cobden, X.D. Xu
    Nano Letters, Vol.19(6), 3993-3998, 2019
  • 88 Theoretical Design of Topological Heteronanotubes
    C. Hu, V. Michaud-Rioux, W. Yao, H. Guo
    Nano Letters, Vol.19(6), 4146-4150, 2019
  • 89 Signatures of moiré-trapped valley excitons in MoSe2/WSe2 heterobilayers
    K.L. Seyler, P. Rivera, H.Y. Yu, N.P. Wilson, E.L. Ray, D.G. Mandrus, J.Q. Yan, W. Yao, X.D. Xu
    Nature, Vol.567(7746), 66-82, 2019
  • 90 78Ni revealed as a doubly magic stronghold against nuclear deformation
    J.H.C. Lee, Z.Y. Xu, (with Ni Collaboration)
    Nature, Vol.569(7754), 53-63, 2019
  • 91 Giant nonreciprocal second-harmonic generation from antiferromagnetic bilayer CrI3
    Z.Y. Sun, Y.F. Yi, T.C. Song, G. Clark, B. Huang, Y.W. Shan, S. Wu, D. Huang, C.L. Gao, Z.H. Chen, M.A. McGuire, T. Cao, D. Xiao, W.T. Liu, W. Yao, X.D. Xu, S.W. Wu
    Nature, Vol.572(7770), 497-512, 2019
  • 92 A high-mass planetary nebula in a Galactic open cluster
    V. Fragkou, Q.A. Parker, A.A. Zijlstra, L. Crause, H. Barker
    Nature Astronomy, Vol.3(9), 851-857, 2019
  • 93 Room-temperature ferroelectricity in MoTe2 down to the atomic monolayer limit
    S.G. Yuan, X. Luo, H.L. Chan, C.C. Xiao, Y.W. Dai, M.H. Xie, J.H. Hao
    Nature Communications, Vol.10, 1775:1-6, 2019
  • 94 Cross-dimensional electron-phonon coupling in van der Waals heterostructures
    M.L. Lin, Y. Zhou, J.B. Wu, X. Cong, X.L. Liu, J. Zhang, H. Li, W. Yao, P.H. Tan
    Nature Communications, Vol.10, 2419:1-9, 2019
  • 95 Intertwined dipolar and multipolar order in the triangular-lattice magnet TmMgGaO4
    Y. Shen, C.L. Liu, Y.Y. Qin, S.D. Shen, Y.D. Li, R. Bewley, A. Schneidewind, G. Chen, J. Zhao
    Nature Communications, Vol.10, 4530:1-7, 2019
  • 96 Experimental signatures of a three-dimensional quantum spin liquid in effective spin-1/2 Ce2Zr2O7 pyrochlore
    B. Gao, T. Chen, D.W. Tam, C.L. Huang, K. Sasmal, D.T. Adroja, F. Ye, H.B. Cao, G. Sala, M.B. Stone, C. Baines, J.A.T. Verezhak, H.Y. Hu, J.H. Chung, X.H. Xu, S.W. Cheong, M. Nallaiyan, S. Spagna, M.B. Maple, A.H. Nevidomskyy, E. Morosan, G. Chen, P.C. Dai
    Nature Physics, Vol.15(10), 1052-1059, 2019
  • 97 Commissioning of the BRIKEN detector for the measurement of very exotic β-delayed neutron emitters
    J.J. Liu, (with the BRIKEN Collaboration)
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol.925, 133-147, 2019
  • 98 Segmented YSO scintillation detectors as a new β -implant detection tool for decay spectroscopy in fragmentation facilities
    R. Yokoyama, M. Singh, R. Grzywacz, A. Keeler, T.T. King, J. Agramunt, N.T. Brewer, S. Go, J. Heideman, J.J. Liu, S. Nishimura, P. Parkhurst, V.H. Phong, M.M. Rajabali, B.C. Rasco, K.P. Rykaczewski, D.W. Stracener, J.L. Tain, A. Tolosa-delgado, K. Vaigneur, M. Wolińska-Cichocka
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol.937, 93-97, 2019
  • 99 A high precision calibration of the nonlinear energy response at Daya Bay
    J.H.C. Lee, J.K.C. Leung, J.C.S. Pun, (with Daya Bay Collaboration)
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol.940, 230-242, 2019
  • 100 Measurement of angular and momentum distributions of charged particles within and around jets in Pb+Pb and pp collisions at √sNN = 5.02 TeV with ATLAS at the LHC
    C.Y. Lo, N. Orlando, D.K. Paredes Hernandez, Y.J. Tu, (with The ATLAS collaboration)
    Nuclear Physics A, Vol.982, 177-179, 2019