October 25, 2023
Our work “Improving Strain-localized GaSe Single Photon Emitters with Electrical Doping” is published on Nano Letters. Congratulations to Weijun Luo and the team.
October 23, 2023
PhD student Qishuo Tan received the “Best in Show” poster award at EXCON23.
September 6, 2023
PhD student Qishuo Tan received the Laursen Fellowship from the Department of Chemistry at BU. Congratulations!
August 8, 2023
We are very happy to have Ben Auer as a REU student in Engineering, Victoria Garity as a GROW high school student and Ryan Nguyen as a RISE high school student in our group for research this summer.
August 3, 2023
Our work “Deterministic Localization of Strain-induced Single-photon Emitters in Multilayer GaSe“ is published in ACS Photonics. Congratulations to Weijun Luo!
Our work “Determining the Twist Angle of Stacked MoS2 Layers using Machine Learning Assisted Low-Frequency Interlayer Raman Fingerprints“ is published in Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. Congratulations to Jing Tang on her first paper in the group!
Our work “Ultrathin GaN Crystal Realized through Nitrogen Substitution of Layered GaS” is accepted by Journal of Electronic Materials. Congratulations to Jun Cao!
June 27, 2023
Farewell to our visiting professor Mariana Romas from UFMG in Brazil. Thank you for your hard work!
May 23, 2023
Our undergraduate researchers, Gillian Minarik, Ching-Hsiang Yao, and Nick Notarianni graduated this summer. Congratulations and shine on!
May 18, 2023
Tianshu Li received PhD Outstanding Dissertation Awards. Congratulations!
May 11, 2023
Hikari (Rick) Kitadai successfully defended his PhD. Congratulations!
May 8, 2023
PhD student Lu Ping received the BU Women’s Council Award. Congratulations!
March 30, 2023
Weijun Luo successfully defended his PhD. Congratulations!
Jan. 24, 2023
Xi Ling and Prof. Jing Kong at MIT are organizing a workshop in honor of Prof. Millie and Gene Dresselhaus & celebrating the retirement of Prof. Riichiro Saito. The workshop will be on Feb. 20 in 34-401 at MIT. The registration deadline is Jan. 31.
Nov. 30, 2022
Our work “Epitaxial Atomic Substitution for MoS2–MoN Heterostructure Synthesis” is published in ACS Applied Materials & Interface. Congrratulations to Tianshu Li!
Nov. 15, 2022
Our work on NiPS3 “Charge transfer-enhanced d–d emission in antiferromagnetic NiPS3″ is online and picked by the editor as Featured Articles in Applied Physics Reviews.
Oct. 28, 2022
In the past a couple of months, the group received the following good news:
-Ph.D. student Hongze Gao received the BUnano BUnano Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship for another year.
-Our work on NiPS3 “Charge transfer-enhanced d–d emission in antiferromagnetic NiPS3″ is accepted by Applied Physics Reviews. Congratulations to Qishuo Tan for his first first-author paper in the group!
-Our collaborative review paper with Prof. Roberto Paiella group “Graphene metasurfaces for terahertz wavefront shaping and light emission” is accepted by Optical Materials Express.
-Our collaborative work with Prof. Anna Swan group “Charge Separation in Monolayer WSe2 by Strain Engineering: Implications for Strain-Induced Diode Action“published on ACS Applied Nano Materials. Congratulations to Weijun and Macro who are the co-first authors!
-Our collaborative work with visiting student Ran Li, “Photo-induced self-reduction enabling ultralow threshold voltage energy-conservation electrochromism” is published on Chemical Engineering Journal.
Dependent Anisotropic Raman Response of Atomically Thin Pentagonal PdSe2” is publish on ACS Physical Chemistry Au. Congratulations, Weijun and the team!
August 5, 2022
Tianshu Li gets the first Ling group PhD! Congratulations!
August 3, 2022
Our NSF MRI proposal for an X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS) is funded! Many thanks to NSF! The instrument is expected to be arrived in the summer 2023. It will be in the CIC center in the Department of Chemistry. We welcome all researchers to use and explore this coming system.
July 15, 2022
In the past half a year, we have a few students joined the group, Zifan Wang, Jing Tang as PhD students, Xinyi Wang, Haochi Wang as master students and Ching-Hsiang Yao as an undergraduate student. Welcome!
We also have two collaborative papers published.
“Ultra-stable ionic-liquid-based electrochromism enabled by metal-organic frameworks” is published on Cell Reports Physical Science.
“Rapid, multianalyte detection of opioid metabolites in wastewater” is published on ACS nano.
Dec. 29, 2021
” is published on Nature Electronics. Congratulations!
Dec. 14, 2021
” is accepted to publish on Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations, Hongze and the team!2
” is accepted to publish on Science Advances. Congratulations, Xingzhi and the team!
Congratulations to Hongze Gao who just won the BUnano Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship! We are very proud of you!
Sept. 22, 2021
Our collaborative work with Sharifzadeh group and Doerrer group at BU on “Vibrational Signature of Metallophilic Interactions in [Pt(terpy)Cl][Au(CN)2]” is published on The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations!
June 8, 2021
We welcome Ayoub Ellouzi to our group as an REU student this summer!
May 28, 2021
Our collaborative work on Resonance-Enhanced Excitation of Interlayer Vibrations in Atomically Thin Black Phosphorus” is published on Nano Letters. Congratulations, Nannan!
April 14, 2021
Congratulations to Haoqi on his successful master thesis defense!
April 9, 2021
is published on Molecules. Congratulations, Rick and Meng!
Feb. 24, 2021
Spin-Induced Linear Polarization of Photoluminescence in Antiferromagnetic van der Waals Crystals” is accepted to publish on Nature Materials. Congratulations, Xingzhi and the team!
Feb. 6, 2021
is accepted to publish on Nature Communications. Congratulations, Ran and Xiaoyuan!
Jan. 29, 2021
was published on ChemPhysChem. Ran contributed to the anisotropic 2D Ni(OH)2. Congratulations!
Jan. 16, 2021
Congratulations to our undergraduate Gillian Minarik for receiving the UROP award!
December 15, 2020
Electrochemical Delamination of Ultralarge Few‐Layer Black Phosphorus with a Hydrogen‐Free Intercalation Mechanism” was published on Advanced Materials.
November 9, 2020
Modulation Doping via a Two-Dimensional Atomic Crystalline Acceptor” was published on Nano Letters. Rick contributed to the CVD synthesis and transfer of graphene.
Our research on 2D MOFs is funded by ACS PRF! Congratulations to the team! We are grateful for the support of the ACS!
September 10, 2020
Xi joined the Editorial Board of Carbon Trends, an Elsevier’s NEW GOLD OPEN ACCESS journal, a companion title to Carbon. Click here to know more about this journal.
September 4, 2020
Congratulations to Jun Cao who just won the Sugata Ray Memorial Award! We are very proud of you!
August 14, 2020
Ling group’s research on the synthesis of new 2D crystals via selective atomic substitution is funded by DOE! Congratulations to the team! We are grateful for the support of the DOE!
August 7, 2020
Xi featured for NSF Career Award in The Brink.
July 9, 2020
July 7, 2020
We congratulate Weijun Luo for his work “Anisotropic Phonon Response of Few‐Layer PdSe2 under Uniaxial Strain” published on Advanced Functional Materials!! Congratulations, Weijun! (Link)
June 18, 2020
Xi won the BU Ignition Award. Congratulations to the Team!
June 15, 2020
Our collaborative work on “Deep‐Learning‐Enabled Fast Optical Identification and Characterization of 2D Materials” was published on Advanced Materials! (link)
Our collaborative work with Prof. Kenneth Burch at Boston College on “Dielectrophoresis assisted rapid, selective and single cell detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria with G-FETs” was published on Biosensors and Bioelectronics! (link)
Xi received NSF CAREER Award. Congratulations! Thanks for the support of NSF!
We welcome Haoqi Ren to join us as a master student in Materials Science and Engineering! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
We welcome Lu Ping to join us as a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering! Hope she will have fruitful years in the group!
We welcome Qishuo Tan to join us as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemistry! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
We congratulate Nannan Mao and Xingzhi Wang for their work “Direct Observation of Symmetry-Dependent Electron-Phonon Coupling in Black Phosphorus” published on the Journal of American Chemistry Society!! Congratulations, Nannan and Xingzhi! (link)
Our collaborative work with Prof. Hongli Zhu from Northeastern U on “Superstrong and Tough Hydrogel through Physical Cross-Linking and Molecular Alignment” was published on Biomacromolecules! (link)
We congratulate Jun Cao and Tianshu Li for their work “Realization of 2D Crystalline Metal Nitrides via Selective Atomic Substitution ” published on Science Advances! Congratulations, Jun and Tianshu! (link)
Our collaborative work on “phonon anharmonicity in few-layer black phosphorus” was published on ACS Nano! (link)
Our collaborative work on “graphene-2D semiconductor lateral heterojunctions and their asymmetric hot-carrier thermalization and broadband photoresponse properties” was published on Science Advances! (link)
We congratulate Rick (Hikari Kitadai) for his work “Enhanced Raman Scattering on Nine 2D van der Waals Materials” published on the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters! Congratulations, Rick! (link)
Our collaborative work “Chemical and Bio Sensing Using Graphene-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy” was published on Nanomaterials! (link)
Our work on “additive manufacturing of patterned 2D semiconductors through recyclable masked growth” was published on Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)! (link)
Our collaborative work on two-dimensional MoS2-enabled flexible rectenna for Wi-Fi-band wireless energy harvesting was published on Nature! (link)
We congratulate Tianshu Li’s work “Probing the Domain Architecture in 2D α‐Mo2C via Polarized Raman Spectroscopy” published on Advanced Materials! (link)
We congratulate Maia Alberts (2018 Summer intern) got admitted into Harvard University!
We welcome Petya Todorova (from GROW program) and Maia Alberts (Summer intern) to join us for a 6-week summer research! Hope they will have a wonderful experience in the group!
We congratulate Dr. Xingzhi Wang’s work “Anomalous Phonon Modes in Black Phosphorus Revealed by Resonant Raman Scattering” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters! (link)
We congratulate Cathlene Del Rosario’s win of the NSF GRFP!
We congratulate Kevin Wang received summer 2018 UROP funding!
We welcome Cathlene Del Rosario to join us as a PhD student in physical chemistry!! Hope she will have a fruitful year in the group!
We welcome Kevin Wang to join us as an undergraduate researcher in Ling group! Hope he will have a fruitful year in the group!
We welcome Dr. Iraj S Amiri to join us as a visiting scholar in Ling group! Hope he will have a fruitful year in the group!
We congratulate Professor Ling just has been selected to receive Boston University Provost’s Career Development Professorship!
We welcome Jun Cao and Weijun Luo to join us as PhD students in physical chemistry! Hope they will have fruitful years in the group!
We welcome undergraduate student Jiayu Lei from Harbin Institute of Technology in China to join us for summer research! Hope he will have wonderful experience in the group!
We welcome high school student Piljoo (Matthew) Jeon to join us for a 6 week summer research through the RISE program! Hope he will have wonderful experience in the group!
We welcome Nannan Mao to join us as visiting researcher! Hope she will have wonderful experience in the group!
We welcome undergraduate student Minxue Kan to join us! Hope she will have great research experience in the group!
We welcome Xingzhi Wang to join us as a Postdoc Researcher! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
Xi gave an invited talk in SPIE-photonics west in San Francisco.
We welcome Tianshu Li to join us as a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
Xi gave an invited talk in NY state APS meeting in RPI.
We welcome Hikari Kitadai to join us as a PhD student in physical chemistry! Hope he will have fruitful years in the group!
Xi joined BU Chemistry as a faculty member, with the secondary appointment in Division of Materials Science & Engineering.