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01/30/2024 To glue and be glued—unusual electron pairing gives clue to high-temperature superconductivity.
09/20/2021 "Augmented model captures behavior in one-dimensional cuprates." Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy reveals stronger-than-predicted attraction between charges in an unconventional superconductor.
01/20/2020 In a paper published today in Nature Materials, a team led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University report the first detailed investigation of the electronic structure of superconducting nickel oxides, or nickelates.
12/03/2019 Study sheds light on the really peculiar ‘normal’ phase of high-temperature superconductors. The result appears on Science today.
11/30/2019 A study led by Su-Di Chen and Makoto Hashimoto discovered an abrupt shift of electron behavior across a critical doping in the high-temperature superconductor Bi2212. The result appears on Science today.
10/31/2018 Work led by Yu He and Makoto Hashimoto revealed that high-temperature superconducitvity arises from cooperative electron-electron and electron-lattice interactions., Article in Phys.org
07/06/2017 By combining X-ray diffraction at LCLS and photoemission at Stanford, work led by Simon Gerber and Shuolong Yang directly measured the electron-phonon coupling constant in FeSe from the time domain. The result is published in Science.
06/26/2017 Study led by Shujie Tang discovered quantum spin Hall state in monolayer 1T'-WTe2. The result is published in Nature Physics.
06/14/2017 Team led by scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University has detected new features in the electronic behavior of a copper oxide material 2. The result is published in SLAC News, Nature Phyiscs
09/14/2016 This year's Lytle Award honors Makoto Hashimoto for his work on a world-class experimental station at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource. Congratulations to Makoto!
10/30/2015 Research led by Eric Yue Ma, Yong-Tao Cui and Kentaro Ueda discovered mobile metallic domain walls in a magnetic insulator. The result is published in Science.
04/28/2015 Congratulations to Prof. Z.-X. Shen for being elected to the National Academy of Sciences!
02/09/2015 "An Incubator for Innovation" - Jared Schwede and Dan Riley became Project Leads at Cyclotron Road at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
11/12/2014 Work led by J. J. Lee, Felix Schmitt and Rob Moore studying single layer FeSe on SrTiO3 appeared in Nature.
10/20/2014 Research led by Wei-Sheng Lee discovered unexpected collective modes in electron-doped cuprates. The result showed up in Nature Physics.
05/25/2014 Zhongkai Liu's paper, "A stable three-dimensional topological Dirac semimetal Cd3As2", appeared in Nature Materials.
03/20/2014 Shuolong Yang's paper, "Superconducting graphene sheets in CaC6 enabled by phonon-mediated interband interactions", appeared in Nature Communications.
01/16/2014 Zhongkai Liu's paper, "Discovery of a Three-Dimensional Topological Dirac Semimetal, Na3Bi", appeared in Science.
12/22/2013 Yi Zhang's paper, "Direct observation of the transition from indirect to direct bandgap in atomically thin epitaxial MoSe2", appeared in Nature Nanotechnology.
03/28/2011 Ruihua He and Makoto Hashimoto's paper "From a single-band metal to a high-temperature superconductor via two thermal phase transitions" appeared in Science.
01/27/2011 Non Meevasana's paper "Creation and control of a two-dimensional electron gas at the bare SrTiO3 Surface" appeared in Nature Materials.
08/30/2010 Prof. Z.-X. Shen wins the Oliver E. Buckley Prize!
08/30/2010 Prof. Z.-X. Shen and Nick Melosh awarded $1.8 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
08/06/2010 Yulin Chen led efforts published in Science studying the effect of magnetic impurity doping in topological insulators.
08/02/2010 Work led by Jared Schwede and Dan Riley demonstrating the feasibility of PETE published in Nature Materials.
06/25/2010 Prof. Z.-X. Shen becomes the Chief Scientist for SLAC.
04/06/2010 Makoto Hashimoto and Ruihua He led efforts published in Nature Physcis reporting particle-hole symmetry breaking of pseudogap in Bi2201.
12/17/2009 Prof. Z.-X. Shen receives the E.O. Lawrence award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
9/10/2009 Yulin Chen receives the Spicer Young Investigator Award