Atomically thin layered semiconductors and their spin-valley property
Project Description

Using quantum mechanics and solid state physics to explain experimental results of spin and valley transport under high magnetic fields and cryogenic temperatures in atomically thin layered semiconductors, such as MoS2 and WSe2 crystals.

Supervisor
WANG Ning
Quota
2
Course type
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

Learn the fundamental physics of the quantum mechanics and electron transport properties in two-dimensional semiconductors. Understand the electron behaviors in two-dimensional systems, particular in high magnetic field and low temperatures.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

1. Solid state physics with strong analytical background
2. Numerical techniques for analyzing experimental data
3. Participate low temperature experiments

Complexity of the project
Challenging