Chen group in Oxford


  • Our recent work on the discovery of 3D topological Dirac semimetal is selected for Science Express (2014) and is reported by
    Nature News
    Physics World
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report,
    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory report
    Oxford News

  • Yulin Chen was awarded theOutstanding Young Research Award (Macronix Prize)2012!

  • Nature Chem. 4, 281–286 (2012) is selected as Research Highlight in Nature Photonics, which shows that topological insulators could be used as transparent flexible electrodes for next-generation optoelectronics operating in the near-infrared regime.

  • Frontiers of Physics, 7, 175 (2012) Cover story. A review on the study of the electronic structure of topological insulators by photoemission spectroscopy.

  • Nature Nanotechnology, 6, 705 (2011) observe a clear ambipolar gating effect in (BixSb1–x)2Te3 nanoplate field-effect transistor devices. The manipulation of carrier type and density in topological insulator nanostructures demonstrated here paves the way for the implementation of topological insulators in nanoelectronics and spintronics.

  • Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 266401 (2010) Cover on PRL. A new family (III-V-VI2) of 3D topological insulators was discovered.

  • Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 016401 (2010) Cover on PRL. STM Imaging of electronic waves on the surface of Bi2Te3

  • Science, 329, 659 (2010) is suggested in Perspective of Nature Physics in the same issue and reported in SLAC today. The state of insulating massive Dirac fermion was realized for the first time.

  • Yulin Chen was awarded theWilliam E. and Diane M. Spicer Young Investigator Award 2009!

  • Science, 325,178 (2009) discoverd the single Dirac cone in topological insulator Bi2Te3 and realized bulk insulating by doping. This work attracts great interestes, which was interviewed by ABC, reported in ScienceDaily, U.S.News, and selected as the cover of Physics Today.