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Selected Publications

Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Two-Dimensional  Materials into Wafer-scale Heterostructures 

Kibum Kang et. al.,

Nature, 550, 229 (2017) PDF Supplementary Video1 Video2

High-Mobility Three-Atom-Thick Semiconducting Films with Wafer-Scale Homogeneity 

Kibum Kang et. al.,

Nature, 520, 656 (2015) PDF Supplementary

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Mechanoluminescent, air-dielectric MoS2 transistors as active-matrix pressure sensors for all detection ranges from footsteps to cellular motions

J. Jang, H. Kim, S. Ji, H. Kim, M. Kang, T. Kim, J. Won, J. Lee, J. Cheon*, K. Kang*, W. Im*, and J. Park*

Nano Lett., DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02978 (2019) PDF Supplementary Video1 Video2 Video3 Video4

Wafer-scale synthesis of monolayer two-dimensional porphyrin polymers for hybrid superlattices

Y. Zhong, B. Cheng, C. Park, A. Ray, S. Brown, F. Mujid, J. Lee, H. Zhou, J. Suh, K. Lee, A. J. Mannix, K. Kang, S. J. Sibener, D. A. Muller, J. Park 

Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.aax9385 (2019), PDF Supplementary Video1 Video2 Video3

MoS2 pixel arrays for real-time photoluminescence imaging of redox molecules
M. F. Reynolds, M. H. D. Guimarães, H. Gao, K. Kang, A. J. Cortese, D. C. Ralph, J. Park, and P. L. McEuen
Sci. Adv., DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat9476 (2019) PDF

Atomic-Scale Visualization of Electrochemical Lithiation Processes in Monolayer MoS2 by Cryogenic
Electron Microscopy

S. Yu, M. J. Zachman, K. Kang, H. Gao, X. Huang, F. J. DiSalvo, J. Park, L. F. Kourkoutis, and H. D. Abruña

Adv. Energy Mater., DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201902773 (2019), PDF Supplementary

Reversible MoS2 Origami with Spatially Resolved and Reconfigurable Photosensitivity
W. Xu, T. Li, Z. Qin, Q. Huang, H. Gao, K. Kang, J. Park, M. J. Buehler, J. B. Khurgin, and D. H Gracias
Nano Lett., 19, 7941 (2019) PDF Supplementary

Capillary Origami with Atomically Thin Membranes

M. F. Reynolds, K. L. McGill, M. A. Wang, H. Gao, F. Mujid, K. Kang, J. Park, M. Z. Miskin, I. Cohen, and P. L. McEuen
Nano Lett., 19, 6221 (2019) PDF Supplementary Video1 Video2 Video3 Video4 Video5

Coherent, Atomically Thin Transition-metal Dichalcogenide Superlattices with Engineered Strain

S. Xie, L. Tu, Y. Han, L. Huang, K. Kang, K. U. Lao, P. Poddar, C. Park, D. A. Muller, R. A. DiStasio Jr.,

and  J. Park 

Science, 359, 1131 (2018), PDF Supplementary


Absence of a Band Gap at Metal-Monolayer MoS2 Interface,

A. Kerelsky, A. Nipane, D. Edelberg, D. Wang, X. Zhou, A. Dadgar, H. Gao, S. Xie, K. Kang, J. Park, J. Teherani, and A. Pasupathy

Nano Lett., 17, 5962 (2017) PDF Supplementary


Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Two-Dimensional Materials into Wafer-Scale Heterostructures

K. Kang, K.-H Lee, Y. Han, H. Gao, S. Xie, D.A. Muller, and J. Park

Nature, 550, 229 (2017) PDF Supplementary  Video1 Video2


Long-lived Hole Spin/Valley Polarization Probed by Kerr Rotation in Monolayer WSe2

X. Song, S. Xie, K. Kang, J. Park, and V. Sih,

Nano Lett., 16, 5010 (2016) PDF Supplementary 


Atomically-Thin Ohmic Edge Contacts Between Two-Dimensional Materials

H. Gao, M.H.D. Guimaraes, Y. Han, K. Kang, S. Xie, C.-J. Kim, D.A. Muller, and J. Park

ACS Nano, 10, 6392 (2016) PDF Supplementary  


Atomic-Scale Spectroscopy of Gated Monolayer MoS2

X. Zhou, K. Kang, S. Xie, A. Dadgar, N. Monahan, X.-Y. Zhu, J. Park, and A. N. Pasupathy

Nano Lett., 16, 3148 (2016) PDF  Supplementary


High-Mobility Three-Atom-Thick Semiconducting Films with Wafer-Scale Homogeneity

K. Kang, S. Xie, L. Huang, Y. Han, P. Y. Huang, K. F. Mak, C.-J. Kim, D. A. Muller, and J. Park

Nature, 520, 656 (2015) PDF Supplementary


Atomic Layer-by-Layer Thermoelectric Conversion in Topological lnsulator Bismuth/Antimony Tellurides

J. H. Sung, H. Heo, I. Hwang, M. Lim, D. Lee, K. Kang, H. C. Choi, J.-H. Park, S.-H. Jhi, and M.-H. Jo

Nano Lett., 14, 4030 (2014) PDF 


Growth of Straight One-Dimensional Ge/ZnSe Heterojunctions with Atomically Sharp Interfaces by Catalytic Residue Controls

K. Kang, H. Heo, D. Lee, I. Hwang and M.-H Jo

Nanotechnology, 25, 014010 (2014) PDF  


Hierarchical SiOx Nanoconifers for Li-ion Battery Anodes with Structural Stability and Kinetic Enhancement 

K. Song, S. Yoo, K. Kang, H. Heo, Y.-M. Kang, and M.-H. Jo

J. Power Sources, 229,229 (2013) PDF  


Large Electroabsorption Susceptibility Mediated by Internal Photoconductive Gain in Ge Nanowires

H.-S. Lee, C.-J. Kim, D. Lee, R. R. Lee, K. Kang, I. Hwang and M.-H. Jo

Nano Lett., 12, 5913 (2012) PDF  


Tunable Catalytic Alloying Eliminates Stacking-Faults in Compound Semiconductor Nanowires

H. Heo*, K. Kang*, D. Lee, L.-H. Jin, I. Hwang, H.-J. Back, M. Kim, H.-S. Lee, B.-J Lee, G.-C. Yi, Y.-H. Cho and M.-H. Jo (* equal contribution)

Nano Lett., 12, 855 (2012) PDF  


Vectorial Nanowire Growth by Local Kinetic Manipulation

G. Lee, Y. S. Woo, J.-E. Yang, G.-S. Kim, D. Lee, K. Kang, C.-J. Kim and M.-H. Jo

J. Cryst. Growth, 345, 56 (2012) PDF  


Kinetics-Driven High Power Li-ion Battery with a-Si/NiSix Core-Shell Nanowire Anodes

K. Kang, K.-S. Song, H. Heo, S. Yoo, G.-S. Kim, G. Lee, Y.-M. Kang, and M.-H. Jo

Chem. Sci., 2 1090 (2011) PDF  


Maximum Li Storage in Si Nanowires for the High Capacity Three-Dimensional Li-ion Battery

K. Kang, H.-S. Lee, D.-W. Han, G.-S. Kim, D. Lee, G. Lee, Y.-M. Kang, and M.-H. Jo

Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 053110 (2010) PDF  


Diameter-Dependent Internal Gain in Ohmic Ge Nanowire Photodetectors

C.-J. Kim*, H.-S. Lee*, Y.-J. Cho, K. Kang and M-H. Jo

Nano Lett., 10, 2043 (2010) PDF  


Near-Field Electrical Detection of Optical Plasmons and Signle-Plasmon Sources

A. L. Falk, F. H. L. Koppens, C. Yu, K. Kang, N. D. L. Snapp, A. V. Akimov, M.-H. Jo, M. D. Lukin, and H. Park, Nature Physics, 5, 475 (2009) PDF  


Unconventional Roles of Metal Catalysts in Chemical-Vapor Syntheses of Single-Crystalline Nanowires

K. Kang, C.-J. Kim and M.-H. Jo (invited review) 

J. Appl. Phys., 105, 122407 (2009) PDF  


Self-Organized Growth of Ge Nanowires from Ni-Cu Bulk Alloys

K. Kang, G. H. Gu, D. A. Kim, C. G. Park and M.-H. Jo

Chem. Mater., 20, 6577 (2008) PDF  


Low-Temperature Deterministic Growth of Ge Nanowires Using Cu Solid-Catalysts

K. Kang, D. A. Kim, H.-S. Lee, C.-J. Kim, J.-E. Yang and M.-H Jo

Adv. Mater., 20 4684-4690 (2008) PDF 


The Role of NiOx Overlayers on Spontaneous Growth of NiSix Nanowires from Ni Seed Layers

K. Kang, S. Kim, C.-J. Kim, and M.-H. Jo

Nano Lett., 8, 431 (2008) PDF 


Solid-Phase Epitaxy of Amorphous Si Using Single-Crystalline Si Nanowire Templates

Y. S. Woo, K. Kang, J.-M. Jeon, M. Kim and M.-H. Jo

Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 223107 (2007) PDF  


Spontaneous Chemical Vapor Growth of NiSi Nanowires and Their Metallic Properties

C.-J. Kim, K. Kang, Y. S. Woo, K.-G. Ryu, H. Moon, J.-M. Kim, D.-S. Zang and M.-H. Jo

Adv. Mater., 19, 3637 (2007) PDF