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).


  • 141 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
  • 142 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
  • 143 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
  • 144 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
  • 145 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
  • 146 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
  • 147 Theoretical Design of Topological Heteronanotubes
    C. Hu, V. Michaud-Rioux, W. Yao, H. Guo
    Nano Letters, Vol.19(6), 4146-4150, 2019
  • 148 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
  • 149 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
  • 150 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
  • 151 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
  • 152 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
  • 153 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
  • 154 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
  • 155 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
  • 156 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
  • 157 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
  • 158 Searching for dark photon dark matter in LIGO O1 data
    H.K. Guo, K. Riles, F.W. Yang, Y. Zhao
    Nature Communications Physics, Vol.2, 155:1-7, 2019
  • 159 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
  • 160 When does reinforcement learning stand out in quantum control? A comparative study on state preparation
    X.M. Zhang, Z.Z. Wei, R. Asad, X.C. Yang, X. Wang
    npj Quantum Information, Vol.5, 85:1-7, 2019