Li wei

Dr. Wei Li
李渭

Department of Physics, Tsinghua University

S707, Mong ManWai Science and Technology Building

Email: weili83@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Phone: 010-62795838

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 09/2005 – 09/2011

    Advisor: Prof. Qi-Kun Xue

  • B.S. in Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 09/2001 – 07/2005

Research experience:                                     

  • Associate professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, 12/2017 – present
  • Assistant professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, 01/2016 – 11/2017
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, Prof. Zhi-Xun Shen’s group, Stanford University 10/2012 – 10/2015
  • Research assistant, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, 09/2011 – 09/2012

Research interests:

  • Low dimensional quantum materials
  • High temperature superconductivity and Topological Insulator
  • Molecular beam epitaxy growth
  • Scanning tunneling microscopy, angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and microwave impedance microscope

Awards:

1000 Young Scholar (2017)

Beijing Youth Talent Plan (2016)

Selected publications:

  1. Yonghao Yuan, Xintong Wang, Canli Song, Lili Wang, Ke He, Xucun Ma, Hong Yao, Wei Li*, Qi-Kun Xue*, “Coulomb gap induced by electronic correlation and enlarged superconducting gap in laterally confined Pb islands grown on SrTiO3”, preprint in https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.10539 (2019).
  2. Yonghao Yuan, Jie Pan, Xintong Wang, Yuqiang Fang, Canli Song, Lili Wang, Ke He, Xucun Ma, Haijun Zhang, Fuqiang Huang*, Wei Li* and Qi-Kun Xue* "Evidence of anisotropic Majorana bound states in WS2 " Nature Physics accepted,(2019).
  3. Yonghao Yuan,Wei Li*, Bin Liu, Peng Deng, Zhilin Xu, Xi Chen, Canli Song, Lili Wang, Ke He, Gang Xu*, Xucun Ma, and Qi-Kun Xue*, “Edge States at Nematic Domain Walls in FeSe Films “, Nano Lett.(2018)
  4. Wei Li*, Yan Zhang, Peng Deng, Zhilin Xu, S.-K. Mo, Ming Yi, Hao Ding, M. Hashimoto, R. G. Moore, D.-H. Lu, Xi Chen*, Z.-X. Shen*, and Qi-Kun Xue, “Stripes Developed at the Strong Limit of Nematicity in FeSe Film”, Nature Physics 13, 957–961(2017).
  5. Wei Li, Hao Ding, Peng Deng, Kai Chang, Canli Song, Ke He, Lili Wang, Xucun Ma, Jiang-Ping Hu, Xi Chen and Qi-Kun Xue, “Phase separation and magnetic order in K-doped iron-selenide superconductor”, Nature Physics 8, 126-130 (2012).
  6. Wei Li, Hao Ding, Zhi Li, Peng Deng, Kai Chang, Ke He, Lili Wang, Xucun Ma, Jiang-Ping Hu, Xi Chen and Qi-Kun Xue, “KFe2Se2 is the parent compound of K-doped Iron selenide superconductors”, Physical Review Letters 109, 057003 (2012).
  7. Wei Li, Hao Ding, Pengfei Zhang, Peng Deng, Kai Chang, Ke He, Shuaihua Ji, Lili Wang, Xucun Ma, Jian Wu, Jiang-Ping Hu, Xi Chen and Qi-Kun Xue, “Superconductivity in a single layer alkali-doped FeSe: a weakly coupled two-leg ladder system”, Phys. Rev. B, Rapid Comm. 88, 140506(R) (2013). This paper has been selected as the “Editor’s suggestion”.
  8. Huimin Zhang, Yi Sun, Wei Li, Junping Peng, et al. “Detection of a superconducting phase in a two-atom layer of hexagonal Ga film grown on semiconducting GaN(0001)”, Physical Review Letters 114, 107003 (2015). Equally contributing author. This paper has been selected as the “Editor’s suggestion”.
  9. Wei Li, Wei-Guo Yin, Lili Wang, Ke He, Xucun Ma, Qi-Kun Xue and Xi Chen, “Charge ordering in stoichiometric FeTe: Scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy”, Phys. Rev. B, Rapid Comm. 93, 041101(R) (2016).
  10. Wei Li, M. Claassen, Cui-zu Chang, M. Hashimoto, Donghui Lu, R. G. Moore, Jagadeesh S. Moodera, T. P. Devereaux and Zhi-Xun Shen, “Origin of the low critical observing temperature of the quantum anomalous Hall effect in V-doped (Bi, Sb)2Te3 film”, Sci. Rep. 6, 32732 (2016).
  11. Wei Li, Yan Zhang, J. J. Lee, Hao Ding, Ming Yi, Zhi Li, Peng Deng, Kai Chang, S.-K. Mo, M. Hashimoto, Donghui Lu, Xi Chen, R. G. Moore, Qi-Kun Xue and Zhi-Xun Shen, “Electrically driven nematicity in FeSe films on SrTiO3”, under review of Physical Review Letters. Preprint in http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.01892 (2015).
  12. Wei Li, Canli Song, Xucun Ma, Xi Chen and Qi-Kun Xue, “MBE growth and STM studies of iron-based superconductor thin films”, Feature Article Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies (AAPPS) Bulletin 22, 12 (2012).
  13. C. Zhang, Z. Liu, Z. Chen, Y. Xie, R. He, S. Tang, J. He, W. Li, T. Jia, S. Rebac, E. Ma, H. Yan, M. Hashimoto, D.-H. Lu, S. Mo, Y. Hikita, R. Moore, H.-Y. Hwang, D.-H. Lee, Z.-X. Shen, “Ubiquitous strong electron-phonon coupling at the interface of FeSe/SrTiO3”, Nature Communication 8:14468 (2017).
  14. S. Gerber, S.-L. Yang, D. Zhu, H. Soifer, J. A. Sobota, S. Rebec, J. J. Lee, T. Jia, B. Moritz, C. Jia, A. Gauthier, Y. Li, D. Leuenberger, Y. Zhang, L. Chaix, W. Li, H. Jang, J.-S. Lee, M. Yi, G. L. Dakovski, S. Song, J. M. Glownia, S. Nelson, K. W. Kim, Y.-D. Chuang, Z. Hussain, R. G. Moore, T. P. Devereaux, W.-S. Lee, P. S. Kirchmann and Z.-X. Shen, “Femtosecond electron-phonon lock-in by photoemission and x-ray free-electron laser”, Science 357, 71-75 (2017).
  15. Y. Zhang, M. Yi, Z. Liu, W. Li, J. J. Lee, R. G. Moore, M. Hashimoto, M. Nakajima, H. Eisaki, S.-K. Mo, Z. Hussainm T. Devereaux, Z. –X. Shen and D.- H. Lu, “Distinctive orbital anisotropy observed in the nematic state of a FeSe thin film”,Phys. Rev. B 94, 115153 (2016).
  16. Y. Zhang, J. J. Lee, R. G. Moore, W. Li, M. Yi, M. Hashimoto, D. H. Lu, T. P. Devereaux, D.-H. Lee and Z.-X. Shen, “Superconducting gap anisotropy in monolayer FeSe thin film”, Physical Review Letters 117, 117001 (2016).
  17. M. Yi, Z. K. Liu, Y. Zhang, R. Yu, J.-X. Zhu, J. J. Lee, R. G. Moore, F. Schmitt, W. Li, S. Riggs, J.-H. Chu, B. Lv, J. Hu, M. Hashimoto, S.-K. Mo, Z. Hussain, Z. Q. Mao, C. W. Chu, I. R. Fisher, Q. Si, Z.-X. Shen and D.-H. Lu, “Observation of universal strong orbital-dependent correlation effects in iron chalcogenides”, Nature Communication 6:7777 (2015).
  18. Hongtao Yuan, Xiaoge Liu, Farzaneh Afshinmanesh, Wei Li, Gang Xu, Jie Sun, Biao Lian, Alberto G. Curto, Guojun Ye, Yasuyuki Hikita, Zhixun Shen, Shou-Cheng Zhang, Xianhui Chen, Mark Brongersma, Harold Y. Hwang and Yi Cui, “Polarisation-sensitive broadband photodetector using a black phosphorus vertical p-n junction”, Nature Nanotechnology 10, 707-713 (2015).
  19. J. J. Lee, F. T. Schmitt, R. G. Moore, S. Johnston, Y.-T. Cui, W. Li, M. Yi, Z. K. Liu, M. Hashimoto, Y. Zhang, D. H. Lu, T. P. Devereaux, D.-H. Lee and Z.-X. Shen, “Interfacial mode coupling as the origin of the enhancement of Tc in FeSe films on SrTiO3”, Nature 515, 245 (2014).
  20. J. A. Sobota, S.-L. Yang, A. F. Kemper, J. J. Lee, F. T. Schmitt, W. Li, R. G. Moore, J. G. Analytis, I. R. Fisher, P. S. Kirchmann, T. P. Devereaux and Z.-X. Shen, “Direct optical coupling to an unoccupied Dirac surface state in the topological insulator Bi2Se3”, Physical Review Letters 111, 136802 (2013).
  21. Qingyan Wang, Zhi Li, Wenhao Zhang, Zuocheng Zhang, Jinsong Zhang, Wei Li, Hao Ding, Yunbo Ou, Peng Deng, Ke He, Shuaihua Ji, Yayu Wang, Lili Wang, Xi Chen, Xucun Ma and Qi-Kun Xue, “Interface induced high temperature superconductivity in single unit-cell FeSe films on SrTiO3”, Chin. Phys. Lett. 29, 037402 (2012).
  22. Jing Wang, Wei Li, Peng Cheng, Canli Song, Tong Zhang, Peng Deng, Xi Chen, Xucun Ma, Ke He, Jinfeng Jia, Qi-Kun Xue and Bang-Fen Zhu, “Power-law decay of standing waves on the surface of topological insulators”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 235447 (2011).