about me

Yong Xu ()

Assistant Professor @ Department of Physics, Tsinghua University

Birth: 1983.5.6

Email:yongxu@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

webpage at riken


education experience

  • 2005-2010 Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics,Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University (Advisor:Prof. Wenhui Duan and Prof. Binglin Gu)
  • 2001-2005 B.S. in Physics, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University

work experience

  • 2015-Present Assistant Professor,Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
  • 2014 National Thousand Young Talents Plan
  • 2013-2015 Research Scholar,Department of Physics, Stanford University(Advisor: Prof.Shoucheng Zhang)
  • 2011-2013 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow;
  • 2010-2011 Max Planck Scholarship (Postdoc), Theory Department, Fritz Haber Institute of Max Planck Society (Advisor: Prof. Matthias Scheffler)

selected publications

"Large-gap quantum spin Hall insulators in tin films"
Yong Xu, Binghai Yan, Hai-Jun Zhang, Jing Wang, Gang Xu, Peizhe Tang, Wenhui Duan, Shou-Cheng Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 136804 (2013).


"Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance and Anomalous Seebeck Effects in Topological Insulators"
Yong Xu, Zhongxue Gan, Shou-Cheng Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 226801 (2014). (Editors' Suggestion)


"Space-charge transfer in hybrid inorganic/organic systems"
Yong Xu, Oliver T. Hofmann, Raphael Schlesinger, Stefanie Winkler, Johannes Frisch, Jens Niederhausen, Antje Vollmer, Sylke Blumstengel, Fritz Henneberger, Norbert Koch, Patrick Rinke, Matthias Scheffler
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 226802 (2013).


"Thermal and Thermoelectric Properties of Graphene"
Yong Xu, Zuanyi Li, Wenhui Duan
Small 10, 2182 (2014).


"Generation and Electric Control of Spin-Valley-Coupled Circular Photogalvanic Current in $\text{WSe}_2$"
Hongtao Yuan, Xinqiang Wang, Biao Lian, Haijun Zhang, Xianfa Fang, Bo Shen, Gang Xu,Yong Xu, Shou-Cheng Zhang, Harold Y. Hwang, Yi Cui
Nature Nanotech. 9, 851 (2014).


"Quantum Spin Hall and Quantum Anomalous Hall States Realized in Junction Quantum Wells"
Haijun Zhang,Yong Xu, Jing Wang, Shou-Cheng Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 216803 (2014).


"Topological States in Ferromagnetic CdO/EuO Superlattices and Quantum Wells"
Haijun Zhang, Jing Wang, Gang Xu,Yong Xu, Shou-Cheng Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 096804 (2014).


"Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect with Higher Plateaus"
Jing Wang, Biao Lian, Haijun Zhang,Yong Xu, Shou-Cheng Zhang
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 136801 (2013).


poster for summer school

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