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Publications in VIVO

Li, Yang

Faculty Member


  1. Novel Materials Exploration and Synthesis – New materials include thermoelectric materials, magnetic clathrates, Fe-based high-Tc superconductors, magnetic semiconductor, heavy fermion materials and nanostructure materials.
  2. Core-shell nanoclusters: Synthesis, magnetism and application for biomedicine
  3. Study of magnetic and thermoelectric properties of clathrates as new energy conversion materials
  4. Research of Fe-based high-Tc superconductors such as REOFeAs (
  5. Frustration effects in 4f- and 3d-magnetic oxides with spinel and  pyrochlore-type structure
  6. Single crystal growth of magnetic clathrates, intermetallic compounds, high-Tc superconductors
  7. Nanostructured III-N solar cells for space applications
  8. Spin injection in Si and Ge nanodevices, magnetic film of germanium clathrate: New semiconductor materials with nanoscale magnetic array
  9. pH Sensitive chitosan alginate hydrogel with adjustable mechanical resistance and their application in drug delivery.
  10. The spin torque effect in single-walled carbon nanotube – toward a new spintronics multi-functional device
  11. Hybrid magnetic nanostructure film materials on the high-Tc superconducting substrate.
  12. Flux pinning of stress-field induced by lattice-mismatch in high-Tc superconductors
  13. NMR and Mossbauer study on the intermetallic compounds



For my theoretical research, by using the first-principles of Quantum mechanics, I investigate the electronic structure and physical properties of various materials such as:

  • Clathrate materials
  • Magnetic semiconductors
  • Fe-based high-Tc superconductors
  • Intermetallic compounds
  • Ionic conductors

selected publications