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Qi Li

Professor of Physics, Professor of Materials Research Institute
Qi Li

Honors and Awards

  • Petroleum Research Foundation Starter Award (1997)
  • National Science Foundation ROW Award (1997)
  • Civilian Research and Development Foundation young investigator award (1997)
  • National Science Foundation Career Award (1998)
  • Outstanding Young Scientist award, Chinese Natural Science Foundation (2006)
  • Hsun Lee Research Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2007)
  • Fellow of American Physical Society since 2007
  • Editorial board member: Acta Metallurgica Sinica; ISRN Condensed Matter Physics

Selected Publications

List of Publications on Research Group Page

  1. DukSoo Kim, Renzhong Du, Shih-Ying Yu, Yuewei Yin, Sining Dong, Qi Li, Suzanne E Mohney, Xiaoguang Li, and Srinivas Tadigadapa “Enhanced thermoelectric efficiency in Nnanocrystalline bismuth telluride nanotubes” Nanotechnology 31, 365703 (2020).
  2. Morteza Kayyalha, Di Xiao, Ruoxi Zhang, Jaeho Shin, Jue Jiang, Fei Wang, Yi-Fan Zhao, Run Xiao, Ling Zhang, Kajetan M. Fijalkowski, Pankaj Mandal, Martin Winnerlein, Charles Gould, Qi Li, Laurens W. Molenkamp, Moses H. W. Chan, Nitin Samarth, Cui-Zu Chang “ Absence of evidence for chiral Majorana modes in quantum anomalous Hall-superconductor devices”. Science, 367 64-67 (2020). 
  3. Y. J. Fan, C. Ma, T. Y. Wang, C. Zhang, Q. L. Chen, X. Liu, Z. Q. Wang, Q. Li, Y. W. Yin, and X. G. Li "Quantum superconductor-insulator transition in titanium monoxide thin films with a wide range of oxygen contents", Phys. Rev. B 98, 064501 (2018)
  4. Weichuan Huang, Yue-Wen Fang, Yuewei Yin, Bobo Tian, Wenbo Zhao, Chuangming Hou, Chao Ma, Qi Li, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Chun-Gang Duan, Xiaoguang Li. “Solid State Synapse Based on Magnetoelectrically Coupled Memristor”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 10, 5649-5656 (2018)
  5. Wenqing Dai, Anthony Richardella, Renzhong Du, Weiwei Zhao, Xin Liu, C.X. Liu, Song-Hsun Huang, Raman Sankar, Fangcheng Chou, Nitin Samarth, and Qi Li. "Proximity-effect-induced Superconducting Gap in Topological Surface States – A Point Contact Spectroscopy Study of NbSe2/Bi2Se3 Superconductor-Topological Insulator Heterostructures". Scientific Report 7, 7631 (2017) 
  6. F. Fang, Y. W. Yin, Qi Li, and G. Lüpke “Spin-polarized current injection induced magnetic reconstruction at oxide interface”  Scientific Reports 7, 40048 (2017)
  7. Yuewei Yin and Qi Li, “A Review on All-perovskite Multiferroic Tunnel Junctions”, Materiomics 3, 245-254 (2017)
  8. Ludi Miao,Renzhong Du, Yuewei Yin and Qi Li “Anisotropic magneto-transport properties of electron gases at SrTiO3 (111) and (110) surfaces”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 261604 (2016)
  9. Renzhong Du, Hsiu-Chuan Hsu, Ajit C. Balram, Yuewei Yin, Sining Dong, Wenqing Dai, Weiwei Zhao, DukSoo Kim, Shih-Ying Yu, Jian Wang, Xiaoguang Li, Suzanne E. Mohney, Srinivas Tadigadapa, Nitin Samarth, Moses H.W. Chan, Jainendra. K. Jain, Chao-Xing Liu, and Qi Li  “Robustness of Topological Surface States Against Strong Disorder Observed in Bi2Te3 Nanotubes", Phys. Rev. B 93, 195402 (2016)
  10. Yue-Wei Yin, Wei-Chuan Huang, Yu-Kuai Liu, Sheng-Wei Yang, Si-Ning Dong, Jing Tao, Yi-Mei Zhu, Qi Lii and Xiao-Guang Li “Octonary Resistance States in La0.7Sr0.3MnO3/BaTiO3/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3Multiferroic Tunnel Junctions”, Advanced Electronic Materials 1, 11, (2015).
  11. Su-Yang Xu, Nasser Alidoust, Ilya Belopolski, Anthony Richardella, Chang Liu, Madhab Neupane, Guang Bian, Song-Hsun Huang, Raman Sankar, Chen Fang, Brian Dellabetta, Wenqing Dai, Qi Li, Matthew J. Gilbert, Fangcheng Chou, Nitin Samarth, M. Zahid Hasan, Momentum-space imaging of Cooper pairing in a half-Dirac-gas topological superconductor”,  Nature Physics10, 943-950 (2014)
  12. Y. W. Yin,J. D. Burton, Y.-M. Kim, A. Y. Borisevich, S. J. Pennycook, S. M. Yang, T. W. Noh, A. Gruverman, X. G. Li, E. Y. Tsymbal, and Q. Li, “Enhanced tunnelling electroresistance effect due to a ferroelectrically induced phase transition at a magnetic complex oxide interface",  Nature Materials 12, 397 (2013)
  13. K. Chen, W. Dai, C. G. Zhuang, Qi Li, S. Carabello, J. G. Lambert, J. T. Mlack, R. C. Ramos, and X. X. Xi, Momentum-dependent multiple gaps of MgB2 probed by electron tunnelling spectroscopy on MgB2/native oxide/Pb junctions, Nature Communications. 3, 619 (2012)
  14. H. B. Zhao, D. Talbayev, X. Ma, Y. H. Ren, A. Venimadhav, Qi Li,  and G. Lüpke, "Optical excitation of coherent spin precession via transient exchange field in La0.67Ca0.33MnO3", Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 207205 (2011).
  15. Ke Chen, C. G. Zhuang, Qi Li, Y. Zhu, P. M. Voyles, X. Weng, J. M. Redwing, R. K. Singh, A. W. Kleinsasser, and X. X. Xi, "High-Jc MgB2 Josephson junctions with operating temperature up to 40 K", Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 042506 (2010)

Research Interests

  • Quantum Materials in Reduced Dimension and Nanostructures
  • Topological Insulator. Topological Superconductors, and Unconventional Superconductivity  in Heterostructures and Nanotubes.
  • High Mobility Two Dimensional Electron Gas at Insulating. Transition Metal Oxide Interfaces with Spin-orbit interaction.
  • Spintronics, Ferroelectric and Ferromagnetic Tunnel Junctions, and Nanoferronics.