Low-D Emergent Quantum Matters and Beyond CMOS Devices

I. Coordinator:
J. Raynien Kwo, NTHU/Physics, raynien@phys.nthu.edu.tw, 03-5742800
II. Core Members:
Horng-tay Jeng, Chung-yu Mou, Miguel Cazalilla, Shu-jung Tang, Jeng-chung Chen, Dung-sung Lin, Germar Hoffmann, Yun-liang Soo (NTHU/Phys);Po-wen Chiu (NTHU/EE), Yi-hsien Lee (NTHU/MSE); Ying-hau Chu (NCTU/MSE), Dijing Huang, Cheng-maw Cheng, Kung-ding Tsuei, Tun-wen Pi (NSRRC); Sunkit Yip, Wei-li Lee, Shang-fan Lee, Chia-seng Chang (AS/IOP).
III. Major Directions:
(1)     Topological Insulators and Topological Superconductors.
(2)     Graphene-derived 2D Crystals.
(3)     Mott Electronics via Complex Oxide Heterostructures.
IV. Activities:
   The annul NCTS meeting on topological matter theory will take place from Dec. 16-19, 2015. The Experimental Collaboration Program (ECP) have jointly organized the program, and invited 1 theorist and 3 experimentalists on spintronics and topological insulator thin films to deliver invited talks on their recent research results.
V. Highlight of Results (2015-2016):
  • Significantly enhanced giant Rashba splitting in a thin film of binary alloy of PbAu on Ge, New J. Phys. 17 (2015) 083015, by H-T Jeng, and S-J Tang
  • Deeper insight into phase relations in ultrathin Pb films, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 92, 115415 (2015), by H-T Jeng, and S-J Tang
  • Unconventional interplay between heterovalent dopant elements: Switch-and-modulator band-gap engineering in (Y, Co)-Co doped CeO2 nanocrystals Scientific Reports | 5:15415 | DOI: 10.1038/srep15415, by H-T Jeng, and Y. L. Soo
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