People

Dr. Yingchun Cheng

Research Scientists

Research Interests


Selected Publications

  • Y. C. Cheng, K. X. Yao, Y. Yang, L. Li, Y. B. Yao, X. X. Zhang, Y. Han and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Van der Waals epitaxial growth of MoS2 on SiO2/Si substrate by chemical vapor deposition” RSC Adv. 3, 17287 (2013).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, M. Tahir, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Spin-orbit induced spin splitting in polar transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers”, EPL, 102 57001 (2013).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Cl-intercalated graphene on SiC: Influence of van-der-Waals forces”, EPL 101, 27008 (2013).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Two-dimensional Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors: Doped Monolayer transition-metal Dichalcogenides”, Phys. Rev. B (R) 87, 100401 (2013).
  • Y. C. Cheng, T. P. Kaloni, Z. Y. Zhu, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Oxidization of graphene in the Ozone under Ultraviolet Light”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 073110 (2012).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Mechanical failure of zigzag graphene nanoribbons under tensile strain induced by edge reconstruction”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 24676 (2012).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, and U. Schwingenschlögl, “Role of interlayer coupling in ultra-thin MoS2”, RSC Adv. 2 7798 (2012).
  • Y. C. Cheng, H. T. Wang, Z. Y. Zhu, Y. H. Zhu, Y. Han, X. X. Zhang, U. Schwingenschlögl, “Strain-activated edge reconstruction of graphene nanoribbons”, Phys. Rev. B 85, 3406 (2012).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, U. Schwingenschlögl, “Doped silicene: Evidence of a wide stability range”, EPL 95, 17005 (2011).
  • Y. C. Cheng, Z. Y. Zhu, G. S. Huang, U. Schwingenschlögl, “Grüneisen parameter of the G mode of strained monolayer graphene”, Phys. Rev. B 83,115449 (2011).
  • Y. C. Cheng, T. P. Kaloni, G. S. Huang, U. Schwingenschlögl, “Origin of the high p-doping in F intercalated graphene on SiC”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 53117 (2011).
  • Y. C. Cheng, U. Schwingenschlögl, “A route to strong p-doping of epitaxial graphene on SiC”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97,193304 (2010).​

Education

·      2005-2010, PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, Department of Physics, Nanjing University, China.

·      2001-2005, BSc in Physics,  Department for Intensive Instruction, Nanjing University, China

Professional Profile

·      2013-2014, Research Scientist, Physical Science and Engineering, KAUST

·      2010-2013, Postdoc, Physical Science and Engineering, KAUST​