Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Materials Science

Affiliated Faculty

Nai-Chang Yeh

Nai-Chang Yeh

Thomas W. Hogan Professor of Physics

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., National Taiwan University, 1983; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1989-95; Associate Professor, 1995-97; Professor, 1997-2022; Hogan Professor, 2022-; Fletcher Jones Foundation Co-Director, Kavli Nanoscience Institute, 2013-19.

Research Overview

Prof. Yeh specializes in experimental condensed matter physics, focusing on fundamental studies and technological applications of quantum materials and nanoscience. Her current research topics include correlated electrons (e.g., high-temperature superconductors and colossal magnetic perovskites), topological materials (e.g., topological insulators/superconductors), low-dimensional systems (e.g., van der Waals materials/heterostructures based on graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, and transition-metal dichalcogenides), and energy research (e.g., photovoltaic cells, lithium-ion batteries, and supercapacitors).

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