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Enhanced Optical Emission from 2D InSe Bent onto Si‐Pillars (2020)
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Kovalyuk, Z. D., Huffaker, D. L., Chang, T., Bhuiyan, M. A., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Mazumder, D., …Patanè, A. (2020). Enhanced Optical Emission from 2D InSe Bent onto Si‐Pillars. Advanced Optical Materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.202000828

Controlling the propagation and intensity of an optical signal is central to several technologies ranging from quantum communication to signal processing. These require a versatile class of functional materials with tailored electronic and optical pr... Read More about Enhanced Optical Emission from 2D InSe Bent onto Si‐Pillars.

New Polymorphs of 2D Indium Selenide with Enhanced Electronic Properties (2020)
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Sun, Y., Li, Y., Li, T., Biswas, K., Patanè, A., & Zhang, L. (2020). New Polymorphs of 2D Indium Selenide with Enhanced Electronic Properties. Advanced Functional Materials, 30(31), https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202001920

The two-dimensional (2D) semiconductor indium selenide (InSe) has attracted significant interest due its unique electronic band structure, high electron mobility and wide tunability of its band gap energy achieved by varying the layer thickness. All... Read More about New Polymorphs of 2D Indium Selenide with Enhanced Electronic Properties.

The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe (2020)
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Felton, J., Blundo, E., Ling, S., Glover, J., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Makarovsky, O., …Patané, A. (2020). The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe. Molecules, 25(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25112526

The emergence of the hydrogen economy requires development in the storage, generation and sensing of hydrogen. The indium selenide (γ-InSe) van der Waals (vdW) crystal shows promise for technologies in all three of these areas. For these applications... Read More about The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe.

Imaging shape and strain in nanoscale engineered semiconductors for photonics by coherent x-ray diffraction (2020)
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Berenguer, F., Pettinari, G., Felici, M., Balakrishnan, N., Clark, J. N., Ravy, S., …Ciatto, G. (2020). Imaging shape and strain in nanoscale engineered semiconductors for photonics by coherent x-ray diffraction. Communications Materials, 1, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43246-020-0021-6

Coherent x-ray diffractive imaging is a nondestructive technique that extracts three-dimensional electron density and strain maps from materials with nanometer resolution. It has been utilized for materials in a range of applications, and has signifi... Read More about Imaging shape and strain in nanoscale engineered semiconductors for photonics by coherent x-ray diffraction.

Room temperature upconversion electroluminescence from a mid-infrared In(AsN) tunnelling diode (2020)
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Di Paola, D. M., Lu, Q., Repiso, E., Kesaria, M., Makarovsky, O., Krier, A., & Patanè, A. (2020). Room temperature upconversion electroluminescence from a mid-infrared In(AsN) tunnelling diode. Applied Physics Letters, 116(14), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0002407

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the mid-infrared (MIR) spectral range require material systems with tailored optical absorption and emission at wavelengths λ > 2 μm. Here, we report on MIR LEDs based on In(AsN)/(InAl)As resonant tunneling diodes (RTD... Read More about Room temperature upconversion electroluminescence from a mid-infrared In(AsN) tunnelling diode.

Photoluminescence dynamics in few-layer InSe (2020)
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Venanzi, T., Arora, H., Winnerl, S., Pashkin, A., Chava, P., Patane, A., …Schneider, H. (2020). Photoluminescence dynamics in few-layer InSe. Physical Review Materials, 4(4), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.044001

We study the optical properties of thin flakes of InSe encapsulated in hBN. More specifically, we investigate the photoluminescence (PL) emission and its dependence on sample thickness and temperature. Through the analysis of the PL lineshape, we dis... Read More about Photoluminescence dynamics in few-layer InSe.

High Responsivity and Wavelength Selectivity of GaN‐Based Resonant Cavity Photodiodes (2020)
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Li, J., Yang, C., Liu, L., Cao, H., Lin, S., Xi, X., …Zhao, L. (2020). High Responsivity and Wavelength Selectivity of GaN‐Based Resonant Cavity Photodiodes. Advanced Optical Materials, 8(7), https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.201901276

The implementation of blue-light photodiodes based on InGaN in emerging technologies, such as free-space visible light communication (VLC), requires transformative approaches towards enhanced performance, miniaturization, and integration beyond curre... Read More about High Responsivity and Wavelength Selectivity of GaN‐Based Resonant Cavity Photodiodes.

Interlayer Band-to-Band Tunneling and Negative Differential Resistance in van der Waals BP/InSe Field-Effect Transistors (2020)
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Lv, Q., Yan, F., Mori, N., Zhu, W., Hu, C., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., …Wang, K. (2020). Interlayer Band-to-Band Tunneling and Negative Differential Resistance in van der Waals BP/InSe Field-Effect Transistors. Advanced Functional Materials, 30(15), https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201910713

© 2020 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim Atomically thin layers of van der Waals (vdW) crystals offer an ideal material platform to realize tunnel field-effect transistors (TFETs) that exploit the tunneling of charge carriers across the fo... Read More about Interlayer Band-to-Band Tunneling and Negative Differential Resistance in van der Waals BP/InSe Field-Effect Transistors.

Design of van der Waals Interfaces for Broad-Spectrum Optoelectronics (2020)
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Ubrig, N., Ponomarev, E., Zultak, J., Domaretskiy, D., Zólyomi, V., Terry, D., …Morpurgo, A. F. (2020). Design of van der Waals Interfaces for Broad-Spectrum Optoelectronics. Nature Materials, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-019-0601-3

Van der Waals (vdW) interfaces based on 2D materials are promising for optoelectronics, as interlayer transitions between different compounds allow tailoring of the spectral response over a broad range. However, issues such as lattice mismatch or a s... Read More about Design of van der Waals Interfaces for Broad-Spectrum Optoelectronics.

Resonant tunnelling into the two-dimensional subbands of InSe layers (2020)
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Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Kerfoot, J., Mazumder, D., Greenaway, M. T., Vdovin, E. E., Makarovsky, O., …Patanè, A. (2020). Resonant tunnelling into the two-dimensional subbands of InSe layers. Communications Physics, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s42005-020-0290-x

Two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals (vdW) crystals have attracted considerable interest for digital electronics beyond Si-based complementary metal oxide semiconductor technologies. Despite the transformative success of Si-based devices, there are lim... Read More about Resonant tunnelling into the two-dimensional subbands of InSe layers.

Van der Waals SnSe2(1-x)S2x alloys: composition-dependent bowing coefficient and electron-phonon interaction (2020)
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Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Wang, X., Sutcliffe, J., Bhuiyan, M. A., Fu, Y., Yang, Z., …Patanè, A. (2020). Van der Waals SnSe2(1-x)S2x alloys: composition-dependent bowing coefficient and electron-phonon interaction. Advanced Functional Materials, 30(9), https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201908092

The design of advanced functional materials with customized properties often requires the use of an alloy. This approach has been used for decades, but only recently to create van der Waals (vdW) alloys for applications in electronics, optoelectronic... Read More about Van der Waals SnSe2(1-x)S2x alloys: composition-dependent bowing coefficient and electron-phonon interaction.

Defect-assisted high photoconductive UV-VIS gain in perovskite-decorated graphene transistors (2019)
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Cottam, N. D., Zhang, C., Turyanska, L., Eaves, L., Kudrynskyi, Z., Vdovin, E. E., …Makarovsky, O. (2020). Defect-assisted high photoconductive UV-VIS gain in perovskite-decorated graphene transistors. ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 2, 147-154. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.9b00664

Recent progress in the synthesis of high stability inorganic perovskite nanocrystals (NCs) has led to their increasing use in broadband photodetectors. These NCs are of particular interest for the UV range as they have the potential to extend the wav... Read More about Defect-assisted high photoconductive UV-VIS gain in perovskite-decorated graphene transistors.

High-Frequency Elastic Coupling at the Interface of van der Waals Nanolayers Imaged by Picosecond Ultrasonics (2019)
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Greener, J. D., de Lima Savi, E., Akimov, A. V., Raetz, S., Kudrynskyi, Z., Kovalyuk, Z. D., …Gusev, V. E. (2019). High-Frequency Elastic Coupling at the Interface of van der Waals Nanolayers Imaged by Picosecond Ultrasonics. ACS Nano, 13(10), 11530-11537. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.9b05052

Although the topography of van de Waals (vdW) layers and heterostructures can be imaged by scanning probe microscopy, high-frequency interface elastic properties are more difficult to assess. These can influence the stability, reliability and perform... Read More about High-Frequency Elastic Coupling at the Interface of van der Waals Nanolayers Imaged by Picosecond Ultrasonics.

Two-Dimensional Covalent Crystals by Chemical Conversion of Thin van der Waals Materials (2019)
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Sreepal, V., Yagmurcukardes, M., Vasu, K. S., Kelly, D. J., Taylor, S. F. R., Kravets, V. G., …Nair, R. R. (2019). Two-Dimensional Covalent Crystals by Chemical Conversion of Thin van der Waals Materials. Nano Letters, 19(9), 6475-6481. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02700

Most of the studied two-dimensional (2D) materials have been obtained by exfoliation of van der Waals crystals. Recently, there has been growing interest in fabricating synthetic 2D crystals which have no layered bulk analogues. These efforts have be... Read More about Two-Dimensional Covalent Crystals by Chemical Conversion of Thin van der Waals Materials.

Schottky-barrier thin-film transistors based on HfO2-capped InSe (2019)
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Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Liang, G., Shi, Y., Zhang, Y., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., …Song, A. (2019). Schottky-barrier thin-film transistors based on HfO2-capped InSe. Applied Physics Letters, 115(3), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5096965

© 2019 Author(s). Indium selenide (InSe) is an emerging two-dimensional semiconductor and a promising candidate for next generation thin film transistors (TFTs). Here, we report on Schottky barrier TFTs (SB-TFTs) in which a 0.9-nm-thick HfO2 dielectr... Read More about Schottky-barrier thin-film transistors based on HfO2-capped InSe.

Hybrid light emitting diodes based on stable, high brightness all-inorganic CsPbI 3 perovskite nanocrystals and InGaN (2019)
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Zhang, C., Turyanska, L., Cao, H., Zhao, L., Fay, M. W., Temperton, R., …Patanè, A. (2019). Hybrid light emitting diodes based on stable, high brightness all-inorganic CsPbI 3 perovskite nanocrystals and InGaN. Nanoscale, 11(28), 13450-13457. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9NR03707A

Despite important advances in the synthesis of inorganic perovskite nanocrystals (NCs), the long-term instability and degradation of their quantum yield (QY) over time need to be addressed to enable the further development and exploitation of these n... Read More about Hybrid light emitting diodes based on stable, high brightness all-inorganic CsPbI 3 perovskite nanocrystals and InGaN.

Realization of Universal Quantum Gates with Spin-Qudits in Colloidal Quantum Dots (2019)
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Moro, F., Fielding, A. J., Turyanska, L., & Patanè, A. (2019). Realization of Universal Quantum Gates with Spin-Qudits in Colloidal Quantum Dots. Advanced Quantum Technologies, 1-6. doi:10.1002/qute.201900017

Hyperfine interactions in a single Mn‐ion confined in a quantum dot (QD) are exploited to create a qudit, that is, a multilevel quantum‐bit system, with well‐defined, addressable, and robust set of spin states for the realization of universal quantum... Read More about Realization of Universal Quantum Gates with Spin-Qudits in Colloidal Quantum Dots.

Enhanced photoresponse in MoTe2 photodetectors with asymmetric graphene contacts (2019)
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Wei, X., Yan, F., Lv, Q., Zhu, W., Hu, C., Patane, A., & Wang, K. (2019). Enhanced photoresponse in MoTe2 photodetectors with asymmetric graphene contacts. Advanced Optical Materials, 7(12), https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.201900190

Atomically thin two dimensional (2D) materials are promising candidates for miniaturized high-performance optoelectronic devices. Here, we report on multilayer MoTe2 photodetectors contacted with asymmetric electrodes based on n- and p-type graphene... Read More about Enhanced photoresponse in MoTe2 photodetectors with asymmetric graphene contacts.

Formation and healing of defects in atomically thin GaSe and InSe (2019)
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Hopkinson, D. G., Zólyomi, V., Rooney, A. P., Clark, N., Terry, D. J., Hamer, M., …Haigh, S. J. (2019). Formation and healing of defects in atomically thin GaSe and InSe. ACS Nano, 13(5), 5112-5123. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b08253

© 2019 American Chemical Society. Two dimensional III-VI metal monochalcogenide materials, such as GaSe and InSe, are attracting considerable attention due to their promising electronic and optoelectronic properties. Here, an investigation of point a... Read More about Formation and healing of defects in atomically thin GaSe and InSe.


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