• Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Yuxuan Cosmi Lin

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Microelectronics, Tsinghua University

Research Interests

    • Nanomaterials and devices for non-conventional computing architectures
    • Electronic, optical, mechanical, and electrochemical sensors and integrated microsystems
    • Atomically precise material design and synthesis
    • Artificial Intelligence for microscopic/spectroscopic characterization and metrology
    • Heterogeneous integration and co-design of multifunctional materials, devices, and systems

Awards & Honors

  • IOP Publishing Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2020
  • Featured Talk Award, MIT MTL Annual Research Conference (MARC), MIT, USA, 2016
  • Featured Talk Award, MIT MTL Annual Research Conference (MARC), MIT, USA, 2014
  • EMC Scholarship for Comprehensive Excellence, Tsinghua University, China, 2011
  • Undergraduate Research and Entrepreneurship Fellowship, China, 2020

Selected Publications

  • P.-C. Shen, Y. Lin, C. McGahan, C. Su, A.-Y. Lu, X. Ji, X. Wang, H. Wang, N. Mao, Y. Guo, J.-H. Park, Y. Wang, W. Tisdale, J. Li, X. Ling, K. E. Aidala, T. Palacios, J. Kong, "Healing of donor defect states in monolayer molybdenum disulfide using oxygen-incorporated chemical vapour deposition", Nat. Electron. 5, 28-36 (2022).
  • Y. Lin, P.-C. Shen, C. Su, A.-S. Chou, T.Wu, C.-C. Cheng, J.-H. Park, M.-H. Chiu, A.-Y. Lu, H.-L. Tang, M. M. Tavakoli, G. Pitner, X. Ji, C. McGahan, X.Wang, Z. Cai, N. Mao, J. Wang, Y. Wang, W. Tisdale, X. Ling, K. E. Aidala, V. Tung, J. Li, A. Zettl, C.-I. Wu, J. Guo, H. Wang, J. Bokor, T. Palacios, L.-J. Li, J. Kong, "Contact engineering for high performance N-type 2D semiconductor transistors", 2021 IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, CA, December 2021
  • Z. Mutlu, Y. Lin, G. B. Barin, Z. Zhang, G. Pitner, S. Wang, R. Darawish, M. Di Giovannantonio, H. Wang, J. Cai, M. Passlack, C. H. Diaz, A. Narita, K. Mullen, F. R. Fischer, P. Bandaru, A. C. Kummel, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, J. Bokor, "Short-channel double-gate FETs with atomically precise graphene nanoribbons", 2021 IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, CA, December 2021
  • Y. Guo, Y. Lin, K. Xie, B. Yuan, J. Zhu, P.-C. Shen, A.-Y. Lu, C. Su, E. Shi, K. Zhang, C. HuangFu, H. Xu, Z. Cai, J.-H. Park, Q. Ji, J. Wang, X. Dai, X. Tian, S. Huang, L. Dou, L. Jiao, J. Li, Y. Yu, J.-C. Idrobo, T. Cao, T. Palacios, J. Kong. "Designing artificial two dimensional landscapes via atomic layer substitution", PNAS 118, e2106124118 (2021).
  • P.-C. Shen, C. Su, Y. Lin, A.-S. Chou, C.-C. Cheng, J.-H. Park, M.-H. Chiu, A.-Y. Lu, H.-L. Tang, M. M. Tavakoli, G. Pitner, X. Ji, Z. Cai, N. Mao, J. Wang, V. Tung, J. Li, J. Bokor, A. Zettl, C.-I Wu, T. Palacios, L.-J. Li, J. Kong, "Ultralow contact resistance between semimetal and monolayer semiconductors", Nature, 593, 211-217 (2021).
  • Y. Sun, Y. Lin, A. Zubair, D. Xie, T. Palacios, "Graphene/WSe2 heterojunction synaptic phototransistor with both electrically and optically tunable plasticity", 2D Mater. 8, 035034 (2021)
  • B. Han, Y. Lin, Y. Yang, N. Mao, W. Li, H. Wang, K. Yasuda, X. Wang, V. Fatemi, L. Zhou, J. I-J. Wang, Q. Ma, Y. Cao, D. Rodan-Legrain, Y.-Q. Bie, E. Navarro-Moratalla, D. Klein, D. MacNeill, S.Wu, H. Kitadai, X. Ling, P. Jarillo-Herrero, J. Kong, J. Yin, T. Palacios, "Deep-learning-enabled fast optical identification and characterization of 2D materials", Adv. Mater. 32, 2000953 (2020).
  • Y. Lin, Q. Ma, P.-C. Shen, B. Ilyas, Y. Bie, A. Liao, E. Erge├žen, B. Han, N. Mao, X. Zhang, X. Ji, Y. Zhang, J. Yin, S. Huang, M. Dresselhaus, N. Gedik, P. Jarillo-Herrero, X. Ling, J. Kong, T. Palacios, "Asymmetric hot-carrier thermalization and broadband photoresponse in graphene-2D semiconductor lateral heterojunctions", Sci. Adv. 5, eaav1493 (2019).
  • X. Ling, Y. Lin, Q. Ma, Z. Wang, Y. Song, L. Yu, S. Huang, W. Fang, X. Zhang, A. L. Hsu, Y. Bie, Y.-H. Lee, Y. Zhu, L. Wu, J. Li, P. Jarillo-Herrero, M. Dresselhaus, T. Palacios, J. Kong, "Parallel stitching of 2D materials", Adv. Mater. 28, 2322-2329 (2016).
  • Y. Lin, X. Ling, L. Yu, S. Huang, A. L. Hsu, Y.-H. Lee, J. Kong, M. S. Dresselhaus, T. Palacios, "Dielectric screening of excitons and trions in single-layer MoS2", Nano Lett. 14, 5569-5576 (2014).
  • Y. Lin, X. Li, D. Xie, T. Feng, Y. Chen, R. Song, H. Tian, T. Ren, M. Zhong, K. Wang, H. Zhu, "Graphene/semiconductor heterojunction solar cells with modulated antireflection and graphene work function", Energy Environ. Sci. 6, 108-115 (2013).