Yi Yu    Assistant Professor
Institute School of Physical Science and Technology
Research Area Electron Microscopy, Atomic Structure of Materials
Contact Info. yuyi1@@shanghaitech.edu.cn
2004.9-2008.7, B.S., Materials Physics, University of Science and Technology Beijing
2008.9-2013.7, Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University
2014.1-2017.1, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley
2017.1-present, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University
  Research Interests  
1. Materials: Structural study of materials using advanced electron microscopy, unraveling the relationship between the structure and physical/chemical property on atomic-level. The interested materials include novel low-dimensional nanostructures, renewable energy materials, etc.
2. Methods: Development of experimental and theoretical methods on atomic-level imaging and spectroscopy.
  Selected Publications  
1. Atomic Resolution Imaging of Halide Perovskites.
Y. Yu, D. Zhang, C. Kisielowski, L. Dou, N. Kornienko, Y. Bekenstein, A. B. Wong, A. P. Alivisatos, P. Yang.
Nano Lett., 16, 7530, 2016.

2. Ultrathin Colloidal Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanowires.
D. Zhang*, Y. Yu*, Y. Bekenstein*, A. B. Wong, A. P. Alivisatos, P. Yang.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 13155, 2016.
(* equal contribution)

3. Anisotropic Phase Segregation and Migration of Pt in Nanocrystals En Route to Nanoframe Catalysts.
Z. Niu, N. Becknell, Y. Yu, D. Kim, C. Chen, N. Kornienko, G. A. Somorjai, P. Yang.
Nature Mater. 15, 1188, 2016.

4. Atomic Structure of Ultrathin Gold Nanowires.
Y. Yu, F. Cui, J. Sun, P. Yang.
Nano Lett., 16, 3078, 2016.

5. Atomically Thin Two-dimensional Organic-inorganic Hybrid Perovskites.
L. Dou*, A. B. Wong*, Y. Yu*, M. Lai, N. Kornienko, S. W. Eaton, A. Fu, C. G. Bischak, J. Ma, T. Ding, N. S. Ginsberg, L.-W. Wang, A. P. Alivisatos, P. Yang.
Science, 349, 1518, 2015.
(* equal contribution)

6. Atomic-scale Study of Topological Vortex-like Domain Pattern in Multiferroic Hexagonal Manganites.
Y. Yu, X. Zhang, Y. G. Zhao, N. Jiang, R. Yu, J. W. Wang, C. Fan, X. F. Sun, J. Zhu.
Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 032901, 2013.