Research

Research at the Jarillo-Herrero Group is currently focused on quantum transport and quantum optoelectronic measurements in low dimensional materials and their combined hybrids.

General Reading of Review Articles:
The electronic properties of graphene Rev. Mod. Phys. 81, 109 (2009)
Electronic transport in two-dimensional graphene Rev. Mod. Phys. 83, 407 (2011)
Van der Waals heterostructures Nature 499, 419–425 (2013)
Colloquium: Topological insulators Rev. Mod. Phys. 82, 3045 (2010)

Quantum Transport in Graphene


Quantum Transport in Graphene

Quantum Transport in Topological Insulators


Quantum Transport in Topological Insulators

Atomically Layered Materials

Atomically Layered Materials

Optics and optoelectronics of low dimensional materials

Low dimensional materials (LDMs), such as quantum dots, graphene, nanotubes, in which one or more spatial dimensions are strongly suppressed to restrict the quantum mechanical wave function of electrons inside, exhibit diverse and intriguing physical phenomena that are very different from their bulk counterparts. The quantum size effect alters the electronic band structure vastly, leading to novel light-matter interactions and allowing for dramatic electrical control and efficient detection of light. Moreover, recent progress in convenient assembly of LDMs with ultraclean interfaces, boost the emerging field in condensed matter physics focusing on versatile heterostructures with distinct electronic and optoelectronic properties from their original constituents. This has important implications both for the fundamental physics of electrons in low dimensional systems as well as for potential applications in photodetection and valleytronics.

General Reading of Review Articles:
Graphene photonics and optoelectronics Nature Photonics 4, 611 – 622 (2010)
Photodetectors based on graphene, other two-dimensional materials and hybrid systems Nature Nanotechnology 9, 780–793 (2014)
Two-dimensional material nanophotonics Nature Photonics 8, 899–907 (2014)

More reading about recent progress in our group