The list (in approximate reverse chronological order) includes only papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. For the citation of the publications please refer to Google Scholar.

† Co-first author
* Corresponding author.


100. H. Zhu†, J. Li†, X. Chen, Y. Yu, Q. Liu*
Magnetic geometry to quantum geometry nonlinear transports
arXiv:2406.03738 (2024) (PDF)

99. M. Zeng, M.-Y. Zhu, Y.-P. Zhu, X.-R. Liu, X.-M. Ma, Y.-J. Hao, P. Liu, G. Qu, Y. Yang, Z. Jiang, K. Yamagami, M. Arita, X. Zhang, T.-H. Shao, Y. Dai, K. Shimada, Z. Liu, M. Ye, Y. Huang, Q. Liu, C. Liu*
Observation of Spin Splitting in Room-Temperature Metallic Antiferromagnet CrSb
arXiv:2405.12679 (2024) (PDF)

98. L. Liu†, Y. Liu†, J. Li, H. Wu*, Q. Liu*
Orbital-doublet-driven even spin Chern insulators
arXiv:2403.14893 (2024) to appear in Phys. Rev. B (PDF)

97. L. Liu†, Y. Liu†, J. Li, H. Wu, Q. Liu*
Quantum spin Hall effect protected by spin U(1) quasi-symmetry
arXiv:2402.13974 (2024) (PDF)

96. X. Chen, J. Ren, J. Li, Y. Liu, Q. Liu*
Spin Space Group Theory and Unconventional Magnons in Collinear Magnets
arXiv:2307.12366 (2023) (PDF)

95. X. Chen†, J. Ren†, Y. Zhu†, Y. Yu†, A. Zhang, P. Liu, J. Li, Y. Liu, C. Li and Q. Liu*
Enumeration and representation theory of spin space groups
arXiv:2307.10369 (2023) to appear in Phys. Rev. X (PDF) (Supplementary Materials)

94. Y. Liu, J. Li,  P. Liu, Q. Liu*
Universal theory of spin-momentum-orbital-site locking
arXiv:2306.16312 (2023) (PDF)


93. J. Li, A. Zhang, Y. Liu, Q. Liu*
Group Theory on Quasisymmetry and Protected Near Degeneracy
Phys. Rev. Lett. 133, 026402 (2024) (PDF)

92. Y. Zhao, Q. Yao, P. Liu, Q. Liu*
Accurate polymorphous description of the paramagnetic phases in MnBi2Te4
Computational Materials Today 2-3, 100007 (2024) (PDF)

91. Y. Wang, X.-M. Ma, Z. Hao, Y. Cai, H. Rong, F. Zhang, W. Chen, C. Zhang, J. Lin, Y. Zhao*, C. Liu*, Q. Liu*, C. Chen*
On the topological surface states of the intrinsic magnetic topological insulator Mn-Bi-Te family
Natl. Sci. Rev. 11, nwad066 (2024) (PDF)

90. R. Chen†, H.-P. Sun†, M. Gu†, C.-B. Hua, Q. Liu*, H.-Z. Lu*, X. C. Xie
Layer Hall effect induced by hidden Berry curvature in antiferromagnetic insulators
Natl. Sci. Rev. 11, nwac140 (2024) (PDF)

89. Y. Wan†, J. Li†, Q. Liu*
Topological magnetoelectric response in ferromagnetic axion insulators
Natl. Sci. Rev. 11, nwac138 (2024) (PDF)

88. Y.-P. Zhu†, X. Chen†, X.-R. Liu, Y. Liu, P. Liu, H. Zha, G. Qu, C. Hong, J. Li, Z. Jiang, X.-M. Ma, Y.-J. Hao, M. Zhu, W. Liu, M. Zeng, S. Jayaram, M. Lenger, J. Ding, S. Mo, K. Tanaka, M. Arita, Z. Liu, M. Ye, D. Shen, J. Wrachtrup, Y. Huang, R.-H. He, S. Qiao*, Q. Liu*, C. Liu*
Observation of plaid-like spin splitting in a noncoplanar antiferromagnet
Nature 626, 523 (2024) (PDF) (Nature News) (SUSTech News)


87. A. Zhang†, K. Deng†, J. Sheng†, P. Liu†, S. Kumar, K. Shimada, Z. Jiang, Z. Liu, D. Shen, J. Li, J. Ren, L. Wang, L. Zhou, Y. Ishikawa, T. Ohhara, Q. Zhang, G. McIntyre, D. Yu, E. Liu, L. Wu*, C. Chen* and Q. Liu*
Chiral Dirac fermion in a collinear antiferromagnet
Chin. Phys. Lett. 40, 126101 (2023) (Express Letter) (PDF) (Cover)

86. M. Ren, F, Cheng, Y. Zhao, M. Gu, Q. Cheng, B. Yan, Q. Liu*, X. Ma*, Q. Xue*, and C.-L. Song*
Chiral Charge Density Wave and Backscattering-Immune Orbital Texture in Monolayer 1T-TiTe2
Nano Lett. 23, 10081 (2023) (PDF)

85. P. Wang, Z. Hu, X. Wu, Q. Liu*
Rational design of large anomalous Nernst effect in Dirac semimetal
npj comput. mater. 9, 203 (2023) (PDF)

84. W. Chen, Y. Liu, Q. Liu*
Spin-momentum locking and its derivative effects in quantum materials
PHYSICS 52, 672 (2023) (中文综述) (PDF)

83. Y. Liu, J. Li, Q. Liu*
Chern-Insulator Phase in Antiferromagnets
Nano Lett. 23, 8650 (2023) (PDF)

82. L. L. Tao*, J. Li, Y. Liu, X. Wang, Y. Sui, B. Song, M. Ye. Zhuravlev, and Q. Liu*
Rashba-like spin splitting around non-time-reversal-invariant momenta
Phys. Rev. B 107, 235138 (2023) (PDF)

81. X.-R. Liu†, H. Deng†, Y. Liu†, Z. Yin, C. Chen, Y.-P. Zhu, Y. Yang, Z. Jiang, Z. Liu, M. Ye, D. Shen, J.-X. Yin, K. Wang, Q. Liu*, Y. Zhao*, C. Liu*
Spectroscopic signature of obstructed surface states in SrIn2P2
Nat. Commun. 14, 2905 (2023) (PDF)

80. H. Sun and Q. Liu*
Boosting the intrinsic anomalous Hall effect through a topological phase transition in the magnetic Weyl semimetal Co3Sn2S2
Phys. Rev. B 107, 205138 (2023) (PDF)

79. T. Feng, P. Wang,  Z. Han, L. Zhou, Z. Wang, W. Zhang*, Q Liu*, W Liu*
A topological transition-induced giant transverse thermoelectric effect in polycrystalline Dirac semimetal Mg3Bi2
Energy Environ. Sci. 16, 1560-1568 (2023) (PDF)

78. Y. Wang, F. Zhang,  M. Zeng, H. Sun, Z. Hao, Y. Cai, H. Rong, C. Zhang, C. Liu, X. Ma, L. Wang, S. Guo, J. Lin, Q. Liu, C. Liu*, C. Chen*
Intrinsic Magnetic Topological Materials
Front. Phys. 18, 21304 (2023) (PDF)

77. P. E. Majchrzak, Y. Liu, K. Volckaert, D. Biswas, C. Sahoo, D. Puntel, W. Bronsch, M. Tuniz, F. Cilento, X.-C. Pan, Q. Liu, Y. P. Chen, S. Ulstrup*
Van der Waals Engineering of Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Magnetic Heterostructures
Nano Lett. 23, 414 (2023) (PDF)


76. W. Chen, M. Gu, J. Li, P. Wang, Q. Liu*
Role of Hidden Spin Polarization in Nonreciprocal Transport of Antiferromagnets
Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 276601 (2022) (PDF)

75. J. Sheng†, L. Wang†, A. Candinif, W. Jiang, L. Huang, B. Xi, J. Zhao, H. Ge, N. Zhao, Y. Fu, J. Ren, J. Yang, P. Miao, X. Tong, D. Yu, S. Wang, Q. Liu, M. Kofu, R. Mole, G. Biasiol, D. Yu*, I. A. Zaliznyak*, J. Mei*, L. Wu*
Two-dimensional quantum universality in the spin-1/2 triangular-lattice quantum antiferromagnet Na2BaCo(PO4)2
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 119, e2211193119 (2022) (PDF)

74. P. Liu, A. Zhang, J. Han, Q. Liu*
Chiral Dirac-like fermion in spin-orbit-free antiferromagnetic semimetals
The Innovation 3, 100343 (2022) (PDF)

73. H.-K. Xu†, M. Gu†, F. Fei†, Y.-S. Gu, D. Liu, Q.-Y. Yu, S.-S. Xue, X.-H. Ning, B. Chen, H. Xie, Z. Zhu, D. Guan, S. Wang, Y. Li, C. Liu, Q. Liu, F. Song, H. Zheng,* and J. Jia*
Observation of Magnetism-Induced Topological Edge State in Antiferromagnetic Topological Insulator MnBi4Te7
ACS Nano 16, 9810 (2022) (PDF)

72. T. Feng†, P. Wang†, Z. Han, L. Zhou, W. Zhang*, Q. Liu*, W. Liu*
Large transverse and longitudinal magneto-thermoelectric effect in polycrystalline nodal-line semimetal Mg3Bi2
Adv. Mater. 34, 2200931 (2022) (PDF)

71. P. Liu, J. Li, J. Han, X. Wan*, Q. Liu*
Spin-Group Symmetry in Magnetic Materials with Negligible Spin-Orbit Coupling
Phys. Rev. X 12, 021016 (2022) (PDF) (SUSTech News)

70. J. Li†, Q. Yao†, L. Wu†, Z. Hu, B. Gao, X. Wan*, Q. Liu*
Designing light-element materials with large effective spin-orbit coupling
Nat. Commun. 13, 919 (2022) (PDF) (SUSTech News)

69. Q. Zeng†, H. Sun†, J. Shen, Q. Yao, Q. Zhang, N. Li, L. Jiao, H. Wei, C. Felser, Y. Wang*, Q. Liu*, E. Liu*
Pressure-Driven Magneto-Topological Phase Transition in a magnetic Weyl semimetal
Adv. Quantum Technol. 2100149 (2022) (PDF)


68. Z. Hao†, W. Chen†, Y. Wang, J. Li, X. Ma, Y. Hao, R. Lu, Z. Shen, Z. Jiang, W. Liu, Q. Jiang, Y. Yang, X. Lei, L. Wang, Y. Fu, L. Zhou, L. Huang, Z. Liu, M. Ye, D. Shen, J. Mei, H. He, C. Liu, K. Deng, C. Liu, Q. Liu*, C. Chen*
Multiple Dirac nodal lines in an in-plane anisotropic semimetal TaNiTe5
Phys. Rev. B 104, 115158 (2021) (PDF)

67. K. Zhang†, S. Zhao†, Z. Hao†, S. Kumar, E. F. Schwier, Y. Zhang, H. Sun, Y. Wang, Y. Hao, X. Ma, C. Liu, L. Wang, X. Wang, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, C. Liu, J. Mei, K. Shimada*, C. Chen*, Q. Liu*
Observation of Spin-Momentum-Layer Locking in a Centrosymmetric Crystal
Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 126402 (2021) (PDF) (SUSTech News)

66. Y. Zhao, Q. Liu*
Routes to realize the axion-insulator phase in MnBi2Te4(Bi2Te3)n family
Appl. Phys. Lett. 119, 060502 (2021) (Editor’s Pick) (PDF)

65. J. Shao†, Y. Liu†, M. Zeng, J. Li, X. Ma, F. Jin, R. Lu, Y. Sun, M. Gu, W. Wu, L. Wu, C. Liu, Q. Liu*, Y. Zhao*
Pressure-tuned intralayer exchange in superlattice-like MnBi2Te4/(Bi2Te3)n topological insulators
Nano Lett. 21, 5874 (2021) (PDF)

64. Q. Yao, J. Li, Q. Liu*
Fragile symmetry-protected half metallicity in two-dimensional van der Waals magnets: A case study of monolayer FeCl2
Phys. Rev. B 104, 035108 (2021) (PDF)

63. P. Huang, X. Chen, P. Zhang, H. Sun, S. Xu, W. Xiong, R. Wang*, H. Zhang*, Q Liu*, X. Zhang*
Crystalline chirality and interlocked double hourglass Weyl fermion in polyhedra-intercalated transition metal dichalcogenides
NPG Asia Mater. 13, 49 (2021) (PDF)

62. R. Chen, S. Li, H. Sun, Q. Liu, Y. Zhao, H. Lu*, X. C. Xie
Using nonlocal surface transport to identify the axion insulator
Phys. Rev. B 103, L241409 (2021) (PDF)

61. M. Gu†, J. Li†, H. Sun, Y. Zhao, C. Liu, J. Liu*, H. Lu, Q. Liu*
Spectral signatures of the surface anomalous Hall effect in magnetic axion insulators
Nat. Commun. 12, 3524 (2021) (PDF) (SUSTech News)

60. W. Chen, Y. Zhao, Q. Yao, J. Zhang, Q. Liu*
Koopmans’ theorem as the mechanism of nearly gapless surface states in self-doped magnetic topological insulators
Phys. Rev. B 103, L201102 (2021) (PDF)

59. X. Ma†, Y. Zhao†, K. Zhang†, S. Kumar†, R. Lu, J. Li, Q. Yao, J. Shao, F. Hou, X. Wu, M. Zeng, Y. Hao, Z. Hao, Y. Wang, X. Liu, H. Shen, H. Sun, J. Mei, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, M. Arita, E. F. Schwier, K. Shimada, K. Deng, C. Liu, J. Lin, Y. Zhao, C. Chen*, Q. Liu*, C. Liu*
Realization of a tunable surface Dirac gap in Sb-doped MnBi2Te4
Phys. Rev. B 103, L121112 (2021) (Editors’ Suggestion) (PDF)

58. R. Lu†, H. Sun†, S Kumar†, Y. Wang†, M. Gu, M. Zeng, Y. Hao, J. Li, J. Shao, X. Ma, Z. Hao, K. Zhang, W. Mansuer, J. Mei, Y. Zhao, C. Liu, K. Deng, W. Huang, B. Shen, K. Shimada, E. F. Schwier*, C. Liu*, Q. Liu*, C. Chen*
Half-Magnetic Topological Insulator with Magnetization-Induced Dirac Gap at a Selected Surface
Phys. Rev. X 11, 011039 (2021) (PDF) (SUSTech News)


57. H. Sun, C. M. Wang, S. Zhang, R. Chen, Y. Zhao, C. Liu, Q. Liu, C. Chen, H. Lu,* X. C. Xie
Analytical solution for the surface states of the antiferromagnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4 
Phys. Rev. B 102, 241406(R) (2020) (PDF)

56. F. Hou†, Q. Yao†, C. Zhou, X. Ma, M. Han, Y. Hao, X. Wu, Y. Zhang, H. Sun, C. Liu, Y. Zhao*, Q. Liu*, J. Lin*
Te-Vacancy-Induced Surface Collapse and Reconstruction in Antiferromagnetic Topological Insulator MnBi2Te4
ACS Nano. 14, 11262 (2020)  (PDF)

55. T. Xin, Y. Li, Y. Fan, X. Zhu, Y. Zhang, X. Nie, J. Li*, Q. Liu*, D. Lu*
Quantum Phases of Three-Dimensional Chiral Topological Insulators on a Spin Quantum Simulator
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 090502 (2020) (PDF)

54. J. Shen†, Q. Yao†, Q. Zeng, H. Sun, X. Xi, G. Wu, W. Wang, B. Shen, Q. Liu*, E. Liu*
Local Disorder-Induced Elevation of Intrinsic Anomalous Hall Conductance in an Electron-Doped Magnetic Weyl Semimetal
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 086602 (2020) (PDF)

53. Y. Zhang†, P. Liu†, H. Sun†, S. Zhao, H. Xu, Q. Liu*
Symmetry-Assisted Protection and Compensation of Hidden Spin Polarization in Centrosymmetric Systems
Chin. Phys. Lett. 37, 087105 (2020) (Express Letter) (PDF)

52. X. Wu†, J. Li†, X. Ma†, Y. Zhang†, Y. Liu, C. Zhou, J. Shao, Q. Wang, Y. Hao, Y. Feng, E. F. Schwier, S. Kumar, H. Sun, P. Liu, K. Shimada, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, K. Wang, M. Xie, C. Chen, Q. Liu*, C. Liu*, Y. Zhao*
Distinct Topological Surface States on the Two Terminations of MnBi4Te7
Phys. Rev. X 10, 031013 (2020) (PDF)

51. J. Shen, Q. Zeng, S. Zhang, H. Sun, Q. Yao, X. Xi, W. Wang, G. Wu, B. Shen, Q. Liu, and E. Liu*
33% Giant Anomalous Hall Current Driven by Both Intrinsic and Extrinsic Contributions in Magnetic Weyl Semimetal Co3Sn2S2
Adv. Funct. Mater.  2000830 (2020) (PDF)

50. Y. Zhang†, X. Wu†, B. Lyu, M. Wu, S. Zhao, J. Chen, M. Jia, C. Zhang, L. Wang, X. Wang, Y. Chen, J. Mei, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, H. Yan, Q. Liu, L. Huang, Y. Zhao*, M. Huang*
Magnetic Order-Induced Polarization Anomaly of Raman Scattering in 2D Magnet CrI3
Nano Lett. 20, 729-734 (2020) (PDF)

49. C. Hu, K. N. Gordon, P. Liu, J. Liu, X. Zhou, P. Hao, D. Narayan, E. Emmanouilidou, H. Sun, Y. Liu, H. Brawer, A. P. Ramirez, L. Ding, H. Cao, Q. Liu*, D. Dessau*, N. Ni*
A van der Waals antiferromagnetic topological insulator with weak interlayer magnetic coupling
Nat. Commun. 11, 97 (2020) (PDF) (SUSTech News)


48. Y. Hao, P. Liu†, Y. Feng†, X. Ma, E. F. Schwier, M. Arita, S. Kumar, C. Hu, R. Lu, M. Zeng, Y. Wang, Z. Hao, H. Sun, K. Zhang, J. Mei, N. Ni, L. Wu, K. Shimada, C. Chen*, Q. Liu*, C. Liu*
Gapless surface Dirac cone in antiferromagnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4
Phys. Rev. X 9, 041038 (2019) (PDF) (Featured in Physics) (SUSTech News)

47. J. Liu*, P. Liu, K. Gordon, E. Emmanouilidou, J. Xing, D. Graf, B. C. Chakoumakos, Y. Wu, H. Cao, D. Dessau, Q. Liu, N. Ni*
Nontrivial topology in the layered Dirac nodal-line semimetal candidate SrZnSb2 with distorted Sb square nets
Phys. Rev. B 100, 195123 (2019) (PDF)

46. Z. Wang, Q. Liu, J.-W. Luo, A. Zunger*
Digging for topological property in disordered alloys: the emergence of Weyl semimetal phase and sequential band inversions in PbSe–SnSe alloys
Mater. Horiz. 6, 2124 (2019) (PDF)

45. H. Sun, B. Xia, Z. Chen, Y. Zhang, P. Liu, Q. Yao, H. Tang, Y. Zhao, H. Xu, Q. Liu*
Rational design principles of quantum anomalous Hall effect from superlatticelike magnetic topological insulators
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 096401 (2019) (PDF) (知社学术圈)

44. Z. Wang*, T. Zhou, T. Jiang, H. Sun, Y. Zang, Y. Gong, J. Zhang, M. Tong, X. Xie, Q. Liu*, C. Chen*, K. He, Q. Xue
Dimensional crossover and topological nature of the thin films of a three-dimensional topological insulator by band gap engineering
Nano Lett. 19, 4627 (2019) (PDF)

43. L. Yuan, Q. Liu, X. Zhang, J.-W. Luo*, S. Li, and A. Zunger*
Uncovering and tailoring hidden Rashba spin-orbit splitting in centrosymmetric crystals
Nat. Commun. 10, 906 (2019) (PDF)

42. Q. Liu*, G. Dalpian and A. Zunger*
Anti-doping in Insulators and Semiconductors having Intermediate Bands with Trapped Carriers
Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 106403 (2019) (PDF) (SUSTech News)


41. Q. Liu*, Q. Yao, Z. Kelly, C. Pasco, T. McQueen, S. Lany and A. Zunger*
Electron Doping of Proposed Kagome Quantum Spin Liquid Produces Localized States in the Band Gap
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 186402 (2018) (PDF) (SUSTech News) (知社学术圈)

40. J. Zheng, G. Teng, J. Yang, M. Xu, Q. Yao, Z. Zhuo, W. Yang, Q. Liu* and F. Pan*
Mechanism of Exact Transition Between Cationic and Anionic Redox Activities in Cathode Material Li2FeSiO4
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 6262 (2018) (PDF)

39. X. Zhang†, Q. Liu†, Q. Xu†, X. Dai and A. Zunger
Topological insulators vs. topological Dirac semimetals in honeycomb compounds
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 13687 (2018) (

38. G. Dalpian, Q. Liu, J. Varignon, M. Bibes and A. Zunger
Bond disproportionation, charge self-regulation, and ligand holes in s-p and in d-electron ABX3 perovskites by density functional theory
Phys. Rev. B 98, 075135 (2018) (PDF)

37. X. Zhou*, Q. Liu*, Q. Wu, T. Nummy, H. Li, J. Griffith, S. Parham, J. Waugh, E. Emmanouilidou, B. Shen, O. Yazyev, N. Ni and D. Dessau
Coexistence of tunable Weyl points and topological nodal lines in ternary transition-metal telluride TaIrTe4
Phys. Rev. B 97, 241102(R) (2018) (PDF)

36. T. Nummy, J. Waugh, S. Parham, Q. Liu, H. Yang, H. Li, X. Zhou, N. Plumb, F. Tafti, and D. Dessau
Measurement of the atomic orbital composition of the near-fermi-level electronic states in the lanthanum monopnictides LaBi, LaSb, and LaAs
npj Quan. Mater. 3, 24 (2018) (PDF)


35. Q. Liu* and A. Zunger
Predicted Realization of Cubic Dirac Fermion in Quasi-One-Dimensional Transition-Metal Monochalcogenides
Phys. Rev. X 7, 021019 (2017). (PDF)

34. X. Zhang*, L. B. Abdalla, Q. Liu* and A. Zunger*
Enabling electronic motif for topological insulation in ABO3 perovskites and its structural stability
Adv. Func. Mater. 27, 1701266 (2017) (PDF)

33. G. M. Dalpian†, Q. Liu†, C. C. Stoumpos†, A. P. Douvalis, M. Balasubramanian, M. G. Kanatzidis and Alex Zunger
Changes in charge density vs changes in formal oxidation states: The case of Sn halide perovskites and their ordered vacancy analogues,
Phys. Rev. Mater. 1, 025401 (2017).(PDF)

32. X. Zhou, Q. Liu*, J. A. Waugh, H. Li, T. Nummy, X. Zhang, X. Zhu, G. Cao, A. Zunger* and D. S. Dessau*
Predicted electronic markers for polytypes of LaOBiS2 examined via angular resolved photoemission spectroscopy
Phys. Rev. B 95, 075118 (2017).(PDF)

31. J. A. Waugh, T. Nummy, S. Parham, Q. Liu, X. Zhang, A. Zunger and D. S. Dessau
Minimal ingredients for orbital-texture switches at Dirac points in strong spin–orbit coupled materials
npj Quan. Mater. 1, 16025 (2016) (PDF)

30. Q. Liu*, X. Zhang, J. A. Waugh, D. S. Dessau and A. Zunger
Orbital mapping of energy bands and the truncated spin polarization in three-dimensional Rashba semiconductors
Phys. Rev. B 94, 125207 (2016) (PDF)

29. Q. Liu*, X. Zhang and A. Zunger
Polytypism in LaOBiS2-type compounds based on different three-dimensional stacking sequences of two-dimensional BiS2 layers
Phys. Rev. B 93, 174119 (2016) (

28. Q. Liu*, X. Zhang and A. Zunger*
Transforming common III-V and II-VI semiconductor compounds into topological heterostructures: The case of CdTe/InSb superlattices
Adv. Func. Mater. 26, 3259 (2016) (PDF)

27. Q Liu*, X Zhang, H Jin, K Lam, J Im, AJ Freeman, A Zunger
Search and design of nonmagnetic centrosymmetric layered crystals with large local spin polarization
Phys. Rev. B 91, 235204 2015 (PDF)

26. Q. Liu*, X. Zhang and A. Zunger*
Intrinsic circular polarization in centrosymmetric stacks of transition-metal dichalcogenides
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 087402 (2015) (PDF)

25. Y Wang, Z Ni, Q Liu, R Quhe, J Zheng, M Ye, D Yu, J Shi, J Yang, J Li, J. Lu
All‐Metallic Vertical Transistors Based on Stacked Dirac Materials
Adv. Func. Mater. 25, 68-77 (2015) (PDF)

24. Q. Liu*, X. Zhang, L. B. Abdalla, A. Fazzio and A. Zunger*
Switching a Normal Insulator into a Topological Insulator via Electric Field with Application to Phosphorene
Nano Lett. 15, 1222 (2015) (PDF)

23. X. Zhang†, Q. Liu†, J.-W. Luo*, A. J. Freeman, A. Zunger*
Hidden spin polarization in inversion-symmetric bulk crystals
Nat. Phys. 10, 387 (2014) (PDF) (Nature News)

22. J. Zheng, C. Xu, L. Wang, Q. Zheng, H. Li, Q. Liu, R. Quhe, Z. Gao, J. Shi, J. Lu
Sign-changeable spin-filter efficiency in linear carbon atomic chain
Physica E 48, 101-105 (2013) (PDF)

21. J. Zheng, L. Wang, R. Quhe, Q. Liu, H. Li, D. Yu, W. Mei, J. Shi, Z .Gao, J. Lu
Sub-10 nm gate length graphene transistors: operating at terahertz frequencies with current saturation
Sci. Rep. 3, 1314 (2013) (PDF)

20. Q. Liu*, Y. Guo, A. J. Freeman
Tunable Rashba Effect in Two-dimensional LaOBiS2 Films: Ultra-thin Candidates for Spin Field Effect Transistors
Nano Lett. 13, 5264 (2013) (PDF)

Before 2013

19. Q. Liu†, L. Li, Y. Li, Z. Gao, Z. Chen, J. Lu
Tuning Electronic Structure of Bilayer MoS2 by Vertical Electric Field: A First-Principles Investigation
J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 21556-21562 (2012) (PDF)

18. R. Quhe, R. Fei, Q. Liu, J. Zheng, H. Li, C. Xu, Z. Ni, Y. Wang, D. Yu, Z. Gao
Tunable and sizable band gap in silicene by surface adsorption
Sci. Rep. 2, 853 (2012) (PDF)

17. Y. Wang, J. Zheng, Z. Ni, R. Fei, Q. Liu, R. Quhe, C. Xu, J. Zhou, Z. Gao, J. Lu
Half-Metallic Silicene and Germanene Nanoribbons: Towards High-Performance Spintronics Device
Nano 7 (05), 1250037 (2012) (PDF)

16. K. Tang, Z. Ni, Q. Liu, R. Quhe, Q. Zheng, J. Zheng, R. Fei, Z. Gao
Electronic and transport properties of a biased multilayer hexagonal boron nitride
Eur. Phys. J. B 85 (9), 1-7 (2012) (PDF)

15. H. Li, L. Wang, Q. Liu, J. Zheng, W. Mei, Z. Gao, J. Shi, J. Lu
High performance silicene nanoribbon field effect transistors with current saturation
Eur. Phys. J. B 85 (8), 1-6 (2012) (PDF)

14. H Li, N Al-Aqtash, L Wang, R Qin, Q Liu, J Zheng, WN Mei, RF Sabirianov
Electromechanical switch in metallic graphene nanoribbons via twisting
Physica E 10, 2021-2026 (2012) (PDF)

13. C. Xu, G. Luo, Q. Liu, J. Zheng, Z. Zhang, S. Nagase, Z. Gao, J. Lu
Giant magnetoresistance in silicene nanoribbons
Nanoscale 4, 3111-3117 (2012) (PDF)

12. R. Quhe, J. Zheng, G. Luo, Q. Liu, R. Qin, J. Zhou, D. Yu, S. Nagase, W. Mei
Tunable and sizable band gap of single-layer graphene sandwiched between hexagonal boron nitride
NPG Asia Materials 4, e6 (2012) (PDF)

11. Q. Zheng, G. Luo, Q. Liu, R. Quhe, J. Zheng, K. Tang, Z. Gao, S. Nagase, J. Lu
Structural and electronic properties of bilayer and trilayer graphdiyne
Nanoscale 4, 3990-3996 (2012) (PDF)

10. Z. Ni, Q. Liu, K. Tang, J. Zheng, J. Zhou, R. Qin, Z. Gao, D. Yu, J. Lu
Tunable bandgap in silicene and germanene
Nano Lett. 12, 113-118 (2012) (PDF)

9. L. Yu, X. Yan, H. Li, R. Qin, G. Luo, C. Xu, J. Zheng, Q. Liu, J. Lu, Z. Gao
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