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).


  • 121 Predicting band offset of lattice matched ZnO and BeCdO heterojunction from first principles
    X.J. Liu, J.L. Chen, H. Yin, L. Bai, C.B. Yao, H. Li, H.T. Yin, Y. Wang
    Materials Research Letters, Vol.7(6), 232-238, 2019
  • 122 Electron dynamics in strained graphene
    D.W. Zhai, N. Sandler
    Modern Physics Letters B, Vol.33(28), 1930001:1-35, 2019
  • 123 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
  • 124 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
  • 125 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
  • 126 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
  • 127 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
  • 128 Global discovery of stable and non-toxic hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites for photovoltaic systems by combining machine learning method with first principle calculations
    T.M. Wu, J. Wang
    Nano Energy, Vol.66, 104070:1-10, 2019
  • 129 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
  • 130 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
  • 131 Theoretical Design of Topological Heteronanotubes
    C. Hu, V. Michaud-Rioux, W. Yao, H. Guo
    Nano Letters, Vol.19(6), 4146-4150, 2019
  • 132 Biocompatible and Biodegradable Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles with In Vitro Photostable Near-Infrared Emission: Short-Term Fluorescent Markers
    A. Khalid, R. Norello, A.N. Abraham, J.P. Tetienne, T.J. Karle, E.W.C. Lui, K. Xia, P.A. Tran, A.J. O'Connor, B.G. Mann, R.D. Boer, Y.L. He, A.M.C. Ng, A.B. Djurišić, R. Shukla, S. Tomljenovic-Hanic
    Nanomaterials, Vol.9(10), 1360:1-16, 2019
  • 133 Anomalous variable-temperature photoluminescence of CsPbBr3 perovskite quantum dots embedded into an organic solid
    F. Tang, Z.C. Su, H.G. Ye, Y. Zhu, J.Y. Dai, S.J. Xu
    Nanoscale, Vol.11(43), 20942-20948, 2019
  • 134 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
  • 135 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
  • 136 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
  • 137 Sustained formation of progenitor globular clusters in a giant elliptical galaxy
    J.J.L. Lim, W.E. Wong, Y. Ohyama, T. Broadhurst, E. Medezinski
    Nature Astronomy, Vol.2019, 1-6, 2019
  • 138 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
  • 139 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
  • 140 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