Ziliang Ye

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics & Astronomy

Current Projects

  • Bose-Einstein condensate of interlayer excitons
  • Topological superconductivity in van der Waals heterostructures
  • Shift current and bulk photovoltaic effect at low-symmetry interfaces
  • Multidimensional coherent spectroscopy of correlated materials
  • Developing nearfield optical imaging and spectroscopy techniques

Selected Publications

  • Z. Ye, L. Waldecker, E.Y. Ma, D. Rhodes, A. Antony, B. Kim, X. Zhang,M. Deng, Y. Jiang, Z. Lu, D. Smirnov, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi,J. Hone, T.F. Heinz. Efficient generation of neutral and charged biexcitons in encapsulated WSe2 monolayers. Nat. Commun. 9, 3718 (2018).
  • Z. Ye, D. Sun, T.F. Heinz. Optical manipulation of valley pseudospin. Nat. Phys. 13, 26 (2017).
  • Z. Ye, T. Cao, K. O’Brien, H. Zhu, X. Yin, Y. Wang, S.G. Louie, X. Zhang. Probing excitonic dark states in single-layer tungsten disulphide. Nature 513, 214 (2014).
  • X. Yin, Z. Ye, DA Chenet, Y. Ye, K. O’Brien, J. Hone, X. Zhang. Edge Nonlinear Optics on a Two-dimensional MoS2 Monolayer. Science 344, 488 (2014).
  • M. Na, Z. Ye. Probing the dark side of the exciton. Science, 370 (6521), 1166 (2020).
  • T. Akamatsu, T. Ideue, L. Zhou, Y. Dong, S. Kitamura, M. Yoshii, D. Yang, M. Onga, Y. Nakagawa, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, J. Laurienzo, J. Huang, Z. Ye, T. Morimoto, H. Yuan, Y. Iwasa, A van der Waals interface creating in-plane polarization and a spontaneous photovoltaic effect. Science 372, 68 (2021)