“Electrostatic Coupling between Two Surfaces of a Topological Insulator Nanodevice” to be published in Physical Review Letters

Congratulations to Valla for his paper “Electrostatic Coupling between Two Surfaces of a Topological Insulator Nanodevice” being accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters.

Electrostatic Coupling between Two Surfaces of a Topological Insulator Nanodevice
Valla Fatemi, Benjamin Hunt, Hadar Steinberg, Stephen L. Eltinge, Fahad Mahmood, Nicholas P. Butch, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Nuh Gedik, Ray Ashoori, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 206801 (2014)

“Competing Channels for Hot Electron Cooling in Graphene” published in Physical Review Letters

Congratulations to Qiong for her paper “Competing Channels for Hot Electron Cooling in Graphene” being published in Physical Review Letters.

Competing Channels for Hot Electron Cooling in Graphene
Qiong Ma, Nathaniel M. Gabor, Trond I. Andersen, Nityan L. Nair, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

Physical Review Letters article

Congratulations to Britt Baugher for succesfully defending his Thesis!

Congratulations to Britt for succesfully defending his thesis titled “Electronic Transport in Atomically Thin Layered Materials”! Britt is now the second student to graduate from the Jarillo-Herrero group. More to come soon!

Congratulations to Patrick Herring for successfully defending thesis!

Congratulations to Patrick for succesfully defending his today!

“Photoresponse of an Electrically Tunable Ambipolar Graphene Infrared Thermocouple” published in Nano Letters

Congratulations to Patrick and Allen for their paper, “Photoresponse of an Electrically Tunable Ambipolar Graphene Infrared Thermocouple,” being published in Nano Letters.

Photoresponse of an Electrically Tunable Ambipolar Graphene Infrared Thermocouple
Patrick K. Herring, Allen L. Hsu, Nathaniel M. Gabor, Yong Cheol Shin, Jing Kong , Tomás Palacios, and Pablo Jarillo-Herrero
Nano Letters (2014)

“Tunable symmetry breaking and helical edge transport in a graphene quantum spin Hall state” published in Nature

Congratulations to Andrea, Javier and Ben on their paper, “Tunable symmetry breaking and helical edge transport in a graphene quantum spin Hall state,” being published in Nature.

MIT news press release “Graphene can host exotic new quantum electronic states at its edges”

Link to paper
Tunable symmetry breaking and helical edge transport in a graphene quantum spin Hall state
A. F. Young*, J. D. Sanchez-Yamagishi*, B. Hunt*, S. H. Choi, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, R. C. Ashoori, P. Jarillo-Herrero
Nature (2013)
*equal contribution

“Hofstadter’s butterfly spotted in graphene” – Physics World Top Ten Breakthroughs of 2013

“To three groups that have independently made the first measurement of Hofstadter’s butterfly in a solid-state system. One group is led by Philip Kim of Columbia University, another is led by Roman Gorbachev of the University of Manchester and another by Pablo Jarillo-Herrero and Ray Ashoori at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.” – Physics World.

Link to the Physics World article here

Read the original publication at Science

“Intrinsic Electronic Transport Properties of High-Quality Monolayer and Bilayer MoS2″ published in Nano Letters

Congratulations to Britt, Hugh and Yafang for their paper being published in Nano Letters! Read the paper at: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nl401916s

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We are proud to annouce that graduate students Qiong Ma and Valla Fatemi passed their Part III General exam on Condensed Matter Physics yesterday. Kudos to them!

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Congratulations to Ben, Javier and Andrea for the publication of their paper: “Massive Dirac fermions and Hofstadter butterfly in a van der Waals heterostructure” in Science Magazine!
Science Express article
MIT News article