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Qi Li

Qi Li

Main Content

  • Professor of Physics
  • Professor of Materials Research Institute
317 Davey
Email: qil1 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu
Phone: (814) 863-5347

Specialties:

Condensed Matter Physics
  • Experimental

Honors and Awards

  • National Science Foundation ROW 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. 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) 

  2. 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)

  3. 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)
  4. 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)

  5. 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 Physics, 10, 943-950 (2014)

  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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).
  9. Yuewei Yin and Qi Li, “A Review on All-perovskite Multiferroic Tunnel Junctions”, Materiomics 3, 245-254 (2017)
  10. 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

  • Topological Insulator and Topological Superconductor Nanotubes
  • Two Dimensional Electron Gas at Insulating Metal Oxide Interfaces
  • Spin-orbit interaction, Strong correlation electron, Unconventional Superconductivity, and other Quantum Material Thin Films and Nanostructures
  • Multiferroic Tunnel Junctions, Nanoferronics, and Spintronics