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Lam Yu

PhD 2006, Rice University
Assistant Professor
Office: Manning Hall 210
Laboratory: Manning Hall 103
Phone: 901-678-1320
Email:lyu2@memphis.edu


Research Interests

  • Condensed matter physics in the nanometer scale
  • Design & fabrication of technologically relevant molecular & nanoscale materials & devices
  • Characterization of electronic, optical and magnetic properties of these new materials
  • Utilization of these new materials to develop next-generation technologies

Representative Publications

  • Origin of Discrepanics in Inelastic Electron Tunneling Spectra of Molecular Junctions, Yu, L.H., Zangmeister, C.D., Kushmerick, J.G., Physical Review Letters 98, 206803 (2007)
  • Structural contributions to charge transport across Ni-octanedithiol multilayer junctions, Yu, L.H., Zangmeister, C.D., Kushmerick, J.G., Nano Letters 6, 2515-2519 (2006)
  • Inelastic electron tunneling via molecular vibrations in single-molecule transistors, Yu, L.H., Keane, Z.K., Ciszek, J.W., Cheng, L., Tour, J.M., Natelson, D., Physical Review Letters 93, 266802 (2004) (cited more than 100 times
  • Kondo effect in C-60 single-molecule transistors, Yu, L.H., Natelson, D., Nano Letters 4, 79-83 (2004) (cited more than 100 times)
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