Department of Physics

Published Articles

(student authors are in bold)

Ryan Carlile, Juliana Herran, Shashi Poddar, Eric J Montgomery, Parashu Kharel, Paul M Shand and Pavel V Lukashev, "Perpendicular magnetic anisotrophy in half-metallic thin-film Co2CrAl", J. Phys.:Condens. Matter 33, 105801 (2021).

Evan O'Leary, Adam Ramker, Devon VanBrogen, Bishnu Dahal, Eric J. Montgomery, Shashi Poddar, Parashu Kharel, Andrew J Stollenwerk and Pavel V Lukashev, "Chemical substitution induced half-metallicity in CrMnSb(1-x)Px", J. Appl. Phys., 128, 113906 (2020).

Evan O'Leary, Bishnu Dahal, Parashu Kharel and Pavel Lukashev, "Various challenges in realizing spin-gapless semiconductivity in Ti2CoSi", J. Magn. Magn Mater 514, 167188 (2020).

Sam Prophet, Rishabh Dalal, Parashu R Kharel, and Pavel V Lukashev, "Half-metallic surfaces in thin-film Ti2MnAl0.5Sn0.5", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31, 055801 (2019).

Bishnu Dahal, Abdullah Al Maruf, Sam Prophet, Yung Huh, Pavel V. Lukashev and Parashu Kharel, "Electronic, magnetic, and structural properties of Fe2MnSn Heusler alloy", AIP Advances 10, 015188 (2020).

Juliana Herran, Ryan Carlile, Parashu Kharel and Pavel V Lukashev, "Half-metallicity in CrAl-terminated Co2CrAl thin film", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31, 495801 (2019).

Anderw J Stollenwerk, Eric Clausen, Matthew Cook, Keith Doore, Ryan Holzapfel, Jacob Weber, Rui He, Timothy E Kidd, "Room Temperature Formation of Carbon Onions via Ultrasonic Agitation of MoS2 in Isopropanol," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 18 3171 (2018).

J. Herran, S. Prophet, Y. Jin, S. Valloppilly, P. R. Kharel, D. J. Sellmyer, and P. V. Lukashev, "Structural and magnetic properties of bulk Mn2PtSn", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 30, 475801 (2018).

TE Kidd, J Weber, R Holzapfel, K Doore, AS Stollenwerk, "Three-dimensional quantum size effects on the growth of Auisland on MoS2," Appl. Physics Letters 113 191603 (2018).

D. T. Bradley, E. Clausen, P.M. Shand, M. Fleming & T.E. Kidd, " Development of ultralight nanocellulose magnets using ultrasonic agitation," J. of Vacuum Sci. & Technology B 36 (6) 061801 (2018).

J Weber & AJ Stollenwerk, "Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Laminated Wood Structures Using a Homemade Bending Tester, Am Journal of Undergraduate Research 15, 35 (2018).

P Kharel, J Herran, P Lukashev, Y Jin, J Waybright, S gilbert, B Staten, P Gray, S Valloppilly, Y Huh, DJ Sellmyer, "Effect of disorder on the magnetic and electronic structure of a prospective spin-gapless semiconductor MnCrVAl," AIP Advances 7 (5) 2017

Y Jin, J Waybright, P. Kharel, I Tutic, J Herran, P Lukashev, S Valloppilly, DJ Sellmyer, "Effect of Fe substitution on the structural, magnetic and electron-transport properties of half-metallic Co2TiSi," AIP Advances 7 (5) 2017

K. Doore, M. Cook, E. Clausen, P.V. Lukashev, T. E. Kidd, A. J. Stollenwerk, “Electronic structure of multi-walled carbon fullerenes” Journal of Physics:  Condensed Matter 29, 075302 (2016)

Rui He, Junichi Okamoto, Zhipeng Ye, Gaihua Ye, Heidi Anderson, Xia Dai, Xianxin Wu, Jiangping Hu, Yu Liu, Wenjian Lu, Yuping Sun, Abhay N. Pasupathy, and Adam W. Tsen, “Distinct surface and bulk charge density waves in ultrathin 1T-TaS2,” Physical Review B 94, 201108(R) (2016).

Rui He, Jeremiah van Baren, Jia-An Yan, Xiaoxiang Xi, Zhipeng Ye, Gaihua Ye, I-Hsi Lu, S. M. Leong, and C. H. Lui, “Interlayer breathing and shear modes in NbSe2 atomic layers,” 2D Materials 3, 031008 (2016).

P. Lukashev, P. Kharel, S. Gilbert, B. Staten, N. Hurley, R. Fuglsby, Y. Huh, S. Valloppilly, W. Zhang, K. Yang, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Investigation of spin-gapless semiconductivity and half-metallicity in Ti2MnAl-based compounds,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 141901 (2016).

Rui He, Jia-An Yan, Zongyon Yin, Zhipeng Ye, Gaihua Ye, Jason Cheng, Ju Li, and C. H. Lui, “Coupling and stacking order of ReS2 atomic layers revealed by ultralow frequency Raman spectroscopy,” Nano Letters 16, 1404 (2016).

Pavel V. Lukashev, Liuyan Zhao, Tula R. Paudel, Theanne Schiros, Noah Hurley, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Aron Pinczuk, Abhay Pasupathy, and Rui He, "Modification of the G-phonon mode of graphene by nitrogen doping,"  Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 041907 (2016).

M.W. Roth, B. Wandling, T.E. Kidd, P.M. Shand, A. Stollenwerk, “Simulated structural and magnetic behavior of Mn-Ti dichalcogenide crystals,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 28, 184001 (2016).

A. Nelson, P. Kharel, Y. Huh, R. Fuglsby, J. Guenther, W. Zhang, B. Staten, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer, "Enhancement of Curie temperature in Mn2RuSn by Co substitution,” Journal of Applied Physics 117, 153906 (2015).

Paul M. Shand, Corey Cooling, C. Mellinger, John Jakob Danker, Timothy E. Kidd, Kayla R. Boyle, Laura H. Strauss, "Magnetic state in nanostructured manganese-intercalated TaS_2, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 382, 49 (2015).

M. Cook, R. Palandech, K. Doore, Z. Ye, G. Ye, R. He, and A. J. Stollenwerk, "Influence of interface coupling on the electronic properties of the Au/MoS2 junction," Physical Review B, 92 125425R (2015).

Chun Hung Lui, Zhipeng Ye, Chao Ji, Kuan-Chang Chiu, Cheng-Tse Chou, Trond I Andersen, Casie Means-Shively, Heidi Anderson, Jenn-Ming Wu, Tim Kidd, Yi-Hsien Lee, Rui He, "Observation of interlayer phonon modes in van der Waals heterostructures," Physical Review B 91, 16 (2015).

AJ Stollenwerk, N Hurley, B Beck, K Spurgeon, TE Kidd, G Gu, "Manipulation of subsurface carbon nanoparticles in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ using a scanning tunneling microscope," Physical Review B 91, 125425(2015).

Rui He, Sukrit Sucharitakul, Zhipeng Ye, Courtney Keiser, Tim E Kidd, Xuan PA Gaom, "Laser induced oxidation and optical properties of stoichiometric and non-stoichiometric Bi2Te3 nanoplates," Nano Research 8 3 (2015).

R. He, F. Carta, M. Ashan, K. Bader, E. Maldonado, C. Delaney, T. Kidd, B. Beck, C. Reilly, I. Kymissis, A. Pinczuk, M. Roth, “Formation and interaction of self-assembled pentacene structures on monolayer graphene” Science Letters Journal 4, 199 (2015).

Chun Hung Lui*, Zhipeng Ye*, Courtney Keiser, Xun Xiao, and Rui He, “Temperature-Activated Layer-Breathing Vibrations in Few-Layer Graphene,” Nano Letters, 14, 4615 (2014). (*equal contribution)

Timothy E. Kidd, Aaron O’Shea, Benjamin Beck, Rui He, Conor Delaney, Paul M. Shand, Laura H. Strauss, Andrew Stollenwerk, Noah Hurley, Kyle Spurgeon, and Genda Gu, “Universal Method for Creating Optically Active Nanostructures on Layered Materials,” Langmuir 30, 5939 (2014).

Rui He*, Ting-Fung Chung*, Conor DelaneyCourtney Keiser, Luis A. Jauregui, Paul M. Shand, C. C. Chancey, Yanan Wang, Jiming Bao, and Yong P. Chen, “Observation of Low Energy Raman Modes in Twisted Bilayer Graphene,” Nano Letters 13, 3594 (2013). (*equal contribution)

Chee Huei Lee, Rui He, ZhenHua Wang, Richard L. J. Qiu, Ajay Kumar, Conor DelaneyBen Beck, T. E. Kidd, C. C. Chancey, R. Mohan Sankaran, and Xuan P. A. Gao, “Metal-Insulator Transition in Variably Doped (Bi1-xSbx)2Se3 Nanosheets,” Nanoscale 5, 4337 (2013).

Aaron O’Shea, Jeff Wallace, Matt Hummel, Laura H. Strauss and Timothy E. Kidd, “Enhanced detection of nanostructures by scanning electron microscopy using insulating materials,” Micron 52, 57 (2013).

a Wang, Richard L. J. Qiu, Conor Delaney, Ben Beck, T. E. Kidd, C. C. Chancey, and Xuan P. A. Gao, “Observation of infrared-active modes in Raman scattering from topological insulator nanoplates,” Nanotechnology 23, 455703 (2012).