(Google Scholar, as of Nov. 2017 ) H-Index: 32; citation: 6400+ 

(39) Monolayer MoS2 Films with Better Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis than Pt

Guoqing Li, Zehua Chen, Du Zhang, Weitao Yang, Linyou Cao
Submitted , (2017).

(38) Room-Temperature Electron-Hole Liquid in Monolayer MoS2 

Yiling Yu, Alexander Bataller, Robert Younts, Yifei Yu, Guoqing Li, Alexander A Puretzky, David B Geohegan, Kenan Gundogdu, Linyou Cao
arXiv:1710.09538 (2017). View.

(37) Dynamic Optical Tuning of Interlayer Interactions in the Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

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Nano LettersDOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b03955 (2017). View.

(36) Activating MoS2 for PH-Universal Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis 

Guoqing Li, Du Zhang, Yifei Yu, Shengyang Huang, Weitao Yang, and Linyou Cao
Journal of the American Chemical Society 139, 16194-16200, (2017). View.

(35) Enhancing Multifunctionalities of Transition-Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers via Cation Intercalation

Yifei Yu, Guoqing Li, Lujun Huang, Andrew Barrette, Yong-Qing Cai, Yiling Yu, Kenan Gundogdu, Yong-Wei Zhang, and Linyou Cao
ACS Nano, 11, 9390-9396 (2017). View.

(34) In Situ Monitoring of the Thermal-Annealing in a Monolayer of MoS2 

Liqin Su,  Yifei Yu,  Linyou Cao, and Yong Zhang
Physical Review Applied,3, 034009, (2017). View.

(33) Giant Gating Tunability in Refractive Index of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers

Yiling Yu, Yifei Yu, Lujun Huang, Haowei Peng, and Linyou Cao
Nano Letters, 17, 3613-3618 (2017). View.

(32) All The Catalytic Sites of MoS2 for Hydrogen Evolution

Guoqing Li, Du Zhang, Qiao Qiao, Yifei Yu, David Peterson, Abdullah Zafar, Raj Kumar, Stefano Curtarolo, Frank Hunte, Steve Shannon, Yimei Zhu, Weitao Yang, and Linyou Cao
Journal of the American Chemical Society 138, 16632-16638, (2016). View.

(31) Atomically Thin MoS2 Narrowband and Broadband Light Superabsorbers

Lujun Huang, Guoqing Li, Alper Gurarslan, Yiling Yu, Ronny Kirste, Wei Guo, Junjie Zhao, Ramon Collazo, Zlatko Sitar, Gregory N. Parsons, Michael Kudenov, and Linyou Cao
ACS Nano DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b02195, , (2016). View.

(30) Engineering Substrate Interactions for High Luminescence Efficiency of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers

Yifei Yu, Yiling Yu, Chao Xu, Yong-Qing Cai, Liqin Su, Yong Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang, Kenan Gundogdu, Linyou Cao
Advanced Functional Materials , DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201600418, (2016). View.

(29) Fundamental Limits of Exciton-Exciton Annihilation for Light Emission in Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers

Yiling Yu, Yifei Yu, Chao Xu, Andy Barrette, Kenan Gundogdu, Linyou Cao
Phys. Rev. B Rapid Communication 93, 20111(R), (2016). View.

(28) Van der Waals Force Isolation of Monolayer MoS2

3) Alper Gurarslan, Shuping Jiao, Tai-de Li, Guoqing Li, Yiling Yu, Yang Gao, Elisa Riedo, Zhiping Xu, Linyou Cao
Advanced Materials DOI: 10.1002/adma.201601581, , (2016). View.

(27) Chemical Vapor Deposited MoS2/electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Composite as Anode Material for High-Performance Sodium-Ion Batteries

Chen Chen, Guoqing Li, Yao Lu, Jiadeng Zhu, Mengjin Jiang, Yi Hu, Linyou Cao, Xiangwu Zhang
Electrochimica Acta 222, 1751-1760, (2016) View.
 (26) Rippes Near Edge Terminals in MoS2 Few Layers and Pyramid Nanostructures 
Adam Mills, Yifei Yu, Chuanhui Chen, Bevin Huang, Linyou Cao, and Chenggang Tao
Applied Physics Letters 108, 08160, (2016) View.

(25) Effects of Substrate Type and Material-Substrate Bonding on High-Temperature Behavior of Monolayer WS2

Liqin Su, Yifei Yu, Linyou Cao, Yong Zhang
Nano Research 8, 2686-2697 (2015). View.

(24) Dynamic structural response and deformations of monolayer MoS2 visualized by femtosecond electron diffraction

Ehren M Mannebach, Renkai Li, Karel-Alexander N Duerloo, Clara Nyby, Peter Zalden, Theodore Vecchione, Friederike Ernst, Alex Hume Reid, Tyler Chase, Xiaozhe Shen, Stephen Weathersby, Carsten Hast, Robert Hettel, Ryan Coffee, Nick Hartmann, Alan R Fry, Yifei Yu, Linyou Cao, Tony F Heinz, Evan J Reed, Hermann D?rr, Xijie Wang, Aaron M Lindenberg
Nano Letters 15, 6889-6895 , (2015). View.

(23) Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Materials: Toward An Age of Atomic-Scale Photonics

Linyou Cao
MRS Bulletin 40, 592-599, (2015). View.

(22) Deterministic Phase Engineering for Optical Fano Resonances With Arbitrary Lineshape and Frequencies

Jiao Lin, Lujun Huang, Yiling Yu, Sailing He, Linyou Cao
Opt. Express 23, 19154-19165, (2015). View.

(21) Exciton-dominated Dielectric Functions of Atomically Thin MoS2 Films

Yiling Yu, Yifei Yu, Yongqing Cai, Wei Li, Alper Gurarslan, Hartwin Peelaers, David E. Aspnes, Chris G. Van de Walle, Nhan V. Nguyen, Yong-Wei Zhang, Linyou Cao
Scientific Reports 5 , 16996, (2015). View.

(20) Efficient Interlayer Relaxation and Transition of Excitons in Epitaxial and Non-epitaxial MoS2/WS2 Heterostructures

Yifei Yu, Shi Hu, Liqin Su, Lujun Huang, Yi Liu, Zhenghe Jin, Alexander A. Purezky, David B. Geohegan, Ki Wook Kim, Yong Zhang, Linyou Cao
Nano Letters 15, 486-491, (2015). View.

(19) Engineering the Composition and Crystallinity of Molybdenum Sulfide for High-performance Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution

Yanpeng Li, Yifei Yu, Sheng-Yang Huang, Yufeng Huang, Robert A. Nielsen, Williams A. Goddard III, Yao Li, Linyou Cao
ACS Catalysis 5, 448-451, (2015). View.

(18) Surface Energy-Assisted Transfer of Centimeter-scale Monolayer and Fewlayer MoS2 Films onto Arbitrary Substrates

Alper Gurarslan, Yifei Yu, Liqin Su, Yiling Yu, Francisco Suarez, Shanshan Yao, Yong Zhu, Mehmet Ozturk, Yong Zhang, Linyou Cao
ACS Nano 8, 11522-11528, (2014). View.

(17) Exciton valley relaxation in a single layer of WS2 measured by ultrafast spectroscopy

Cong Mai, Yuriy G. Semenov, Andrew Barrette, Yifei Yu, Zhenghe Jin, Linyou Cao, Ki Wook Kim, Kenan Gundogdu
Physical Review B 90, 041414(R) , (2014). View.

(16) Ultrafast Electronic and Structural Response of Monolayer MoS2 Under Intense Photoexcitation Conditions

E. M. Mannebach, K. N. Duerloo, L. Pellouchoud, M. J. Sher, S. Nah, Y. Kuo, , Y. Yu, A. Marshall, L. Cao, E. J. Reed, A. M. Lindenberg
ACS Nano 8, 10734 – 1310742, (2014). View.

(15) Dependence of Coupling of Quasi 2-D MoS2 with Substrate on Substrate Type, Probed by Temperature Dependent Raman Scattering

Liqin Su, Yong Zhang, Yifei Yu, Linyou Cao
Nanoscale , DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06462J, (2014). View.

(14) Layer-dependent Electrocatalysis of MoS2 for Hydrogen Evolution

Yifei Yu, Shengyang Huang, Yanpeng Li, Stephan Steinmann, Weitao Yang, Linyou Cao
Nano Letters 14, 553-558, (2014). View.

(13) Many Body Effects in Valleytronics: Direct Measurement of Valley Lifetimes in Single Layer MoS2

Cong Mai,Andrew Barrette, Yifei Yu, Yuriy Semenov, Ki Wook Kim, Linyou Cao, Kenan Gundogdu
Nano Letters 14, 202-206, (2014). View.

(12) Controlled Scalable Synthesis of Uniform, High-Quality Monolayer and Few-layer MoS2 Films

Yifei Yu, Chun Li, Yi Liu, Liqin Su, Yong Zhang, Linyou Cao
Scientific Reports 3, 1866, (2013). View.

(11) Sulfur gradient-distributed CNF composite: a self-inhibiting cathode for binder-free lithium-sulfur batteries

Kun Fu, Yanpeng Li, Mahmut Dirican, Chen Chen, Yao Lu, Jiadeng Zhu, Yao Li, Linyou Cao, Philip D Bradford, Xiangwu Zhang
Chemical Communications 50, 10277-10280, (2014). View.

(10) Leaky Mode Engineering: A General Design Principle for Dielectric Optical Antenna Solar Absorbers (Invited Paper)

Yiling Yu, Linyou Cao
Optics Communications 314, 79-85, (2014). View.

(9) Semiconductor Solar Superabsorbers

Yiling Yu, Lujun Huang, Linyou Cao
Scientific Reports 4, 4107, (2014). View.

(8) General modal properties of optical resonances in subwavelength nonspherical dielectric structures

Lujun Huang, Yiling Yu, Linyou Cao
Nano Letters 13, DOI: 10.1021/nl401150j, (2013). View.

(7) Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities in Two-Dimensional Materials Beyond Graphene

Sheneve Z. Butler , Shawna M. Hollen , Linyou Cao , Yi Cui , Jay A. Gupta , Humberto R. Gutierrez , Tony F. Heinz , Seung Sae Hong , Jiaxing Huang , Ariel F. Ismach , Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin , Masaru Kuno , Vladimir V. Plashnitsa , Richard D. Robinson , Rodney S. Ruoff , Sayeef Salahuddin , Jie Shan , Li Shi , Michael G. Spencer , Mauricio Terrones , Wolfgang Windl , and Joshua E. Goldberger
ACS Nano , DOI: 10.1021/nn400280c, (2013). View.

(6) Substrate Mediation in Vapor Deposition Growth of Layered Chalcogenide Nanoplates: A Case Study of SnSe2

Liang Huang, Yifei Yu, Chun Li, Linyou Cao
Journal of Physical Chemistry C , DOI: 10.1021/jp400274a, (2013). View.

(5) The phase shift of light scattering at sub-wavelength dielectric structures

Yiling Yu, Linyou Cao
Optics Express 21, 5957-5967, (2013). View.

(4) Epitaxial Nanosheet-Nanowire Heterostructures

Chun Li , Yifei Yu , Miaofang Chi , and Linyou Cao
Nano Letters 13, DOI: 10.1021/nl303876a, (2013). View.

(3) Role of Boundary Layer Diffusion in Vapor Deposition Growth of Chalcogenide Nanosheets: The Case of GeS

Chun Li, Liang Huang, Gayatri Pongur Snigdha, Yifei Yu, and Linyou Cao
ACS Nano , 10.1021/nn303745e, (2012). View.

(2) Dielectric Core-shell Optical Antennas for Strong Solar Absorption Enhancement

Yiling Yu, Vivian E Ferry, A Paul Alivisatos,Linyou Cao
Nano Letters 20, 10.1021/nl301435r, (2012). View.

(1) Coupled leaky mode theory for light absorption in 2D, 1D, and 0D semiconductor nanostructures

Yiling Yu and Linyou Cao
Optics Express 20, 13847-13856, (2012). View.