Congratulations to Qiong for defending her thesis!

Congratulations to Dr. Qiong Ma for defending her thesis: “Optoelectronics of graphene-based van der Waals heterostructures”.

Congratulations to Joel for defending his thesis!

Congratulations to Dr. I-Jan “Joel” Wang for defending his thesis, “Superconducting Proximity Effect in Graphene Nanodevices”.

Congratulations to Javier for defending his Thesis (succesfully)!

Congratulations to Dr. Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi on defending his thesis: “Superlattices and Quantum Spin Hall States in Graphene and Hexagonal Boron Nitride Heterostructures”

Pablo Jarillo-Herrero named Moore Experimental Investigator

Professor Jarillo-Herrero has been named a Moore Experimental Investigator by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Read more about it at MIT News: http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/gedik-and-jarillo-herrero-moore-experimental-investigators

“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