YAN (SARAH) LI portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Physics And Astronomy

Research Keywords

  • Spintronics
  • Optical spectroscopy
  • Nanomaterials


  • “Spin noise spectroscopy of quantum dot molecules”, Phys. Rev. B. Published, 07/2013.
  • “Optical Spectroscopy of Spin Noise”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 04/2013.
  • “Electrical spin injection and detection in silicon nanowires through oxide tunnel barriers”, Nano Lett.. Published, 01/2013.
  • “Magneto-resistance up to 60 Tesla in topological insulator Bi2Te3 thin films”, Appl. Phys. Lett.. Published, 11/2012.
  • “Role of nuclear quadrupole coupling on decoherence and relaxation of central spins in quantum dots”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 10/2012.
  • “Intrinsic spin fluctuations reveal the dynamical response of coupled hole-nuclear spins in (In,Ga)As quantum dots”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 05/2012.
  • “Spin transport and relaxation in Graphene”, J. Magn. Magn. Mater.. Published, 02/2012.
  • “Thermal annealing effect on spin coherence in ZnO single crystals”, J. Appl. Phys.. Published, 07/2011.
  • “Tunneling spin injection into single layer Graphene”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 10/2010.
  • “Oscillatory spin polarization and Magneto-optic Kerr Effect in Fe3O4 thin films on GaAs(001)”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 10/2010.
  • “Epitaxial EuO thin films on GaAs”, Appl. Phys. Lett.. Published, 09/2010.
  • “Manipulation of spin transport in Graphene by surface chemical doping”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 05/2010.
  • “Tailoring interlayer exchange coupling of ferromagnetic films across MgO with Fe nanoclusters”, Phys. Rev. B. Published, 03/2010.
  • “Growth of single-crystalline, atomically smooth MgO films on Ge(001) by molecular beam epitaxy”, J. of Crystal Growth. Published, 12/2009.
  • “Electronic doping and scattering by transition metals on graphene”, Phys. Rev. B. Published, 08/2009.
  • “Spin transport in graphite and graphene spin valves”, Proc. SPIE. Published, 08/2009.
  • “Electrical detection of spin precession in single layer graphene spin valves with transparent contacts”, Appl. Phys. Lett.. Published, 06/2009.
  • “Oxidation-induced biquadratic coupling in Co/Fe/MgO/Fe(001)”, Phys. Rev. B. Published, 05/2009.
  • “Electron-Hole Asymmetry of Spin Injection and Transport in Single-Layer Graphene”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 04/2009.
  • “Inversion of Ferromagnetic Proximity Polarization by MgO Interlayers”, Phys. Rev. Lett.. Published, 06/2008.
  • “Magnetotransport properties of mesoscopic graphite spin valves”, Phys. Rev. B. Published, 01/2008.
  • “Fundamentals of Spintronics in Metal and Semiconductor Systems” in "Nanoelectronics and Photonics, From Atoms to Materials, Devices, and Architectures", edited by Anatoli Korkin and Federico Rosei. Published, 12/2007.