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Assistant Professor Hsu,Wei-Ting


Assistant Professor
Wei-Ting Hsu

Office:PHYS #513 (33270)
Lab:PHYS #214
Research Fields:Two-dimensional quantum materials, High-pressure ultrafast spectroscopy



  • 2009-2014 Ph.D in Physics, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • 2007-2009 M.S. in Physics, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • 2003-2007 B.S. in Physics, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Professional Experience  

Current position

Current position:2020-present, Assistant Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

  • 2018-2020, Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • 2016-2018, Postdoctoral Researcher, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Research Fields  
  1. Two-dimensional quantum materials
  2. Ultrafast nonlinear optics
  3. High-pressure microscopy
  4. Spintronic and valleytronic applications
Research Interests and achievement  
Updated on August 11, 2020
My research focused on exploring the condensed matter physics of multi-dimensional nanomaterials, such as semiconductor quantum dots and two-dimensional quantum materials. In recent work, we have demonstrated the ultralong spin/valley lifetime, symmetry-dictated optical selection rule/interlayer electronic coupling and layer-hybridized valley exciton. In addition to providing fundamental insights for moiré superlattice, these works further play an important role in developing quantum engineering of van der Waals heterostructures.
Selected Publications  
  1. W.-T. Hsu, B.-H. Lin, L.-S. Lu, M.-H. Lee, M.-W. Chu, L.-J. Li, W. Yao, W.-H. Chang, and C.-K. Shih, “Tailoring excitonic states of van der Waals bilayers through stacking configuration, band alignment and valley-spin”, Science Adv. 5, eaax7407 (2019).
  2. .W.-T. Hsu, L.-S. Lu, P.-H. Wu, M.-H. Lee, P.-J. Chen, P.-Y. Wu, Y.-C. Chou, H.-T. Jeng, L.-J. Li, M.-W. Chu, and W.-H. Chang, “Negative Circular Polarization Emissions from WSe2/MoSe2 Epitaxial Heterobilayers”, Nature Commun. 9, 1356 (2018).
  3. W.-T. Hsu, L.-S. Lu, D. Wang, J.-K. Huang, M.-Y. Li, T.-R. Chang, Y.-C. Chou, Z.-Y. Juang, H.-T. Jeng, L.-J. Li, and W.-H. Chang, “Evidence of Indirect Gap in Monolayer WSe2”, Nature Commun. 8, 929 (2017).
  4. W.-T. Hsu, Y.-L. Chen, C.-H. Chen, P.-S. Liu, T.-H. Hou, L.-J. Li, and W.-H. Chang, “Optically Initialized Robust Valley-Polarized Holes in Monolayer WSe2”, Nature Commun. 6, 8963 (2015).
  5. W.-T. Hsu, Z.-A. Zhao, L.-J. Li, C.-H. Chen, M.-H. Chiu, P.-S. Chang, Y.-C. Chou, and W.-H. Chang, “Second Harmonic Generation from Artificially Stacked Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Twisted Bilayers”, ACS Nano 8, 2951-2958 (2014).
All Publications (Google Scholar: Wei-Ting Hsu)
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