1.      Yang-Yang Lv, Lin Cao, Qian-Qian Yuan, Si-Si Chen, Zhi-Qiang Shi, Qi-Yuan Li, Y.B. Chen*, Shu-Hua Yao, Jian Zhou, Huaiqiang Wang, Haijun Zhang*, Shao-Chun Li*, Defa Liu, and Yan-Feng Chen “Theoretical and experimental evidence for the intrinsic three-dimensional Dirac state in Cu2HgSnSe4” Phys. Rev. B 100, 195147 (2019).

2.      Qian-Qian Yuan, Liqin Zhou, Zhi-Cheng Rao, Shangjie Tian, Wei-Min Zhao, Cheng-Long Xue, Yixuan Liu, Tiantian Zhang, Cen-Yao Tang, Zhi-Qiang Shi, Zhen-Yu Jia, Hongming Weng*, Hong Ding, Yu-Jie Sun*, Hechang Lei, Shao-Chun Li* “Quasiparticle interference evidence of the topological Fermi arc states in chiral Fermionic semimetal CoSi” Sci. Adv.5(12), eaaw9485 (2019).

3.      Xin-Yang Zhu, Shi Wang, Zhen-Yu Jia, Li Zhu, Qi-Yuan Li, Wei-Min Zhao, Cheng-Long Xue, Yong-Jie Xu, Zhen Ma, Jinsheng Wen, Shun-Li Yu*, Jian-Xin Li*, and Shao-Chun Li* “Realization of a metallic state in 1T-TaS2 with persisting long-range order of a charge density wave” Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 206405 (2019).

4.      Qi-Yuan Li, Yang-Yang Lv, Jing-Hui Wang, Song Bao, Wei Shi, Li Zhu, Wei-Min Zhao, Cheng-Long Xue, Zhen-Yu Jia, Li-Bo Gao, Yan-Bin Chen, Jin-Sheng Wen, Yan-Feng Chen, and Shao-Chun Li* “Turning ZrTe5 into a semiconductor through atom intercalation” Sci. China-Phys. Mech. Astron. 62, 967812 (2019).

5.      Zhi-Qiang Shi, Huiping Li, Qian-Qian Yuan, Ye-Heng Song, Yang-Yang Lv, Wei Shi, Zhen-Yu Jia, Libo Gao, Yan-Bin Chen, Wenguang Zhu*, and Shao-Chun Li* “Van der Waals Heteroepitaxial Growth of Monolayer Sb in a Puckered Honeycomb Structure” Adv. Mater. 31, 1806130 (2019).

6.      Li Zhu, Qi-Yuan Li, Yang-Yang Lv, Shichao Li, Xin-Yang Zhu, Zhen-Yu Jia, Y. B. Chen, Jinsheng Wen, and Shao-Chun Li* “Superconductivity in Potassium-Intercalated TdWTe2” Nano Lett. 18, 6585−6590 (2018).

7.      Ye-Heng Song, Zhen-Yu Jia, Dongqin Zhang, Xin-Yang Zhu, Zhi-Qiang Shi, Huaiqiang Wang, Li Zhu, Qian-Qian Yuan, Haijun Zhang, Ding-Yu Xing, and Shao-Chun Li* “Observation of Coulomb gap in the quantum spin Hall candidate single-layer 1T’-WTe2” Nat. Commun. 9, 4071 (2018).

8.      Yang-Yang Lv, Bin-Bin Zhang, Xiao Li, Kai-Wen Zhang, Xiang-Bing Li, Shu-Hua Yao*, Y. B. Chen*, Jian Zhou, Shan-Tao Zhang, Ming-Hui Lu, Shao-Chun Li*, and Yan-Feng Chen “Shubnikov–de Haas oscillations in bulk ZrTe5 single crystals: Evidence for a weak topological insulator” Phys. Rev. B 97, 115137 (2018).

9.      Kai-Wen Zhang, Chao-Long Yang, Bin Lei, Pengchao Lu, Xiang-Bing Li, Zhen-Yu Jia, Ye-Heng Song, Jian Sun, Xianhui Chen, Jian-Xin Li*, Shao-Chun Li* “Unveiling the charge density wave inhomogeneity and pseudogap state in 1T-TiSe2” Science Bulletin 63(7), 426-432 (2018).

10.  Kai Sun, Ji-Yong Luo, Xin Zhang, Zhi-Jian Wu, Ying Wang, Hong-Kuan Yuan, Zu-Hong Xiong, Shao-Chun Li, Qi-Kun Xue and Jun-Zhong Wang, “Supramolecular Motors on Graphite Surface Stabilized by Charge States and Hydrogen Bonds” ACS Nano 11, 10236-10242 (2017).

11.  Qingfeng Gui, Xiaobin Zhu, Lizhe Liu, Zhen-Yu Jia, Ye-Heng Song, Shao-Chun Li, Paul K. Chu, and Xinglong Wu “Identification of Lattice Oxygen in Few-Layer Black Phosphorous Exfoliated in Ultrahigh Vacuum and Largely Improved Ambipolar Field-Effect Mobilities by Hydrogenation and Phosphorization” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9, 39804-39811 (2017).

12.  Z. Jia, Y. Song, X. Li, K. Ran, P. Lu, H. Zheng, X. Zhu, Z. Shi, J. Sun, J. Wen, D. Xing, and S.-C. Li* “Direct visualization of a two-dimensional topological insulator in the single-layer 1T’-WTe2” Phys. Rev. B 96, 041108(R) (2017).

13.  Z. Wang, W. Huang, K. Zhang, D.J. Shu*, M. Wang, and S.-C. Li* “Aggregation of BiTe Monolayer on Bi2Te3(111) Induced by Diffusion of Intercalated Atoms in van der Waals Gap” Phys. Rev. B 95, 121403(R) (2017).

14.  W. Huang, K. Zhang, C. Yang, H. Ding, X. Wan, S.-C. Li*, J. W. Evans and Y. Han* “Tailoring Kinetics on a Topological Insulator Surface by Defect-Induced Strain: Pb Mobility on Bi2Te3” Nano Lett. 16, 4454 (2016).

15.  H. Sun, K. Zhang, L. Hu, C. Li, G. Wang, H. Ma, Z. Xu, C. Gao, D. Guan, Yao-Yi Li, C. Liu, D. Qian, Y. Zhou, L. Fu, S.-C. Li*, F.-C. Zhang,* and J.-F. Jia* “Majorana Zero Mode Detected with Spin Selective Andreev Reflection in the Vortex of a Topological Superconductor” Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 257003 (2016).

16.  X. Li, W. Huang, Y. Lv, K. Zhang, C. Yang, B. Zhang, Y. Chen, S. Yao, J. Zhou, M. Lu, L. Sheng, S.-C. Li*, J. Jia, Q. Xue, Y.-F. Chen, and D. Xing “Experimental Observation of Topological Edge States at the Surface Step Edge of the Topological Insulator ZrTe5” Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 176803 (2016).

17.  K. Zhang, D. Ding, C. Yang, Y. Gan, S. Li, W. Huang, Y. Song, Z. Jia, X. Li, Z. Zhu, J. Wen, M. Chen, and S.-C. Li* “Real-space characterization of reactivity towards water at the Bi2Te3(111) surface” Phys. Rev. B 93, 235445 (2016).

18.  L. Yang, D.-J. Shu, S.-C. Li and M. Wang “Influence of strain on water adsorption and dissociation on rutile TiO2(110) surface” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 14833 (2016).

19.  R. X. Cao,1 Z. Liu, B. F. Miao, L. Sun, D. Wu, B. You, S.-C. Li, W. Zhang, A. Hu, S. D. Bader, and H. F. Ding “Self-regulated Gd atom trapping in open Fe nanocorrals” Phys. Rev. B 90, 045433 (2014).

20.  T. Chen, Q. Chen, K. Schouteden, W. Huang, X. Wang, Z. Li, F. Miao, X. Wang, Z. Li, B. Zhao, S.-C. Li, F. Song, J. Wang, B. Wang, C.V. Haesendonck, and G. Wang “Topological transport and atomic tunnelling–clustering dynamics for aged Cu-doped Bi2Te3 crystalsNature Commun. 5, 5022 (2014).

21.  K. R. Phillips, S. C. Jensen, M. Baron, S.-C. Li, and C. M. Friend “Sequential Photo-oxidation of Methanol to Methyl Formate on TiO2(110)” J. Am. Chem. Soc135, 574 (2013).


1.      Y. Losovyj, S.-C. Li, N. Lozova, K. Katsiev, D. Stellwagen, U. Diebold, L. Kong, and C. Kumar, “Evidence for s-d Hybridization in Au38 Clusters” J. Phys. Chem. C116, 5857 (2012)

2.      S.-C. Li, P. Jacobson, S.-L. Zhao, X.-Q. Gong, and U. Diebold, “Trapping Nitric Oxide by Surface Hydroxyls on Rutile TiO2(110)”, J. Phys. Chem. C116, 1887 (2012)

3.      S.-C. Li, Z. Li, Z. Zhang, B. D. Kay, R. Rousseau, and Z. Dohnálek, “Preparation, Characterization, and Catalytic Properties of Tungsten Trioxide Cyclic Trimers on FeO(111)/Pt(111)”, J. Phys. Chem. C116, 908 (2012)

4.      S.-C. Li, Y. Losovyj, and U. Diebold, “Adsorption-Site-Dependent Electronic Structure of Catechol on the Anatase TiO2(101) SurfacePhotoemission study of catechol on TiO2 anatase (101)”, Langmuir27, 8600 (2011)

5.      L.-M. Liu, S.-C. Li†,*, H. Cheng, U. Diebold, and A. Selloni*, “Growth and Organization of an Organic Molecular Monolayer on TiO2: Catechol on Anatase”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.133, 7816 (2011)(† Equal contribution; * Correspondence)

6.      S.-C. Li, Y. Losovyj, V.K. Paliwal, and U. Diebold, “Photoemission study of azobenzene and aniline adsorbed on TiO2 anatase (101) and rutile (110) surfaces”, J. Phys. Chem. C115, 10173 (2011)

7.      M. Fathalla, A. Neuberger, S.-C. Li, R. Schmel, U. Diebold, and J. Jayawickramarajah, “Straightforward self-assembly of porphyrin nanowires in water: Harnessing adamantane/β-cyclodextrin Interactions”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.132, 9966 (2010). (Research Highlight in Nature materials)

8.      S.-C. Li*, L.-N. Chu, X.-Q. Gong and U. Diebold*, “Hydrogen bonding controls the dynamics of catechol adsorbed on a TiO2(110) surface”, Science328, 882 (2010). (Hilighted in Chemical & Engineering News)

9.      U. Aschauer, Y. He, H. Cheng, S.-C. Li, A. Selloni, and U. Diebold, “Influence of subsurface defects on the surface reactivity of TiO2: water on anatase (101)”, J. Phys. Chem. C114, 1278 (2010).

10.  S.-C. Li* and U. Diebold*, “Reactivity of TiO2 rutile and anatase surfaces towards nitroaromatics”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.132, 64 (2010). (Hilighted in Chemical & Engineering News)

11.  U. Diebold, S.-C. Li, and M. Schmid, “Oxide Surface Science”, Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem.61, 129 (2010).

12.  Y. Kim, Z. Zhang, G. S. Parkinson, S.-C. Li, B. D. Kay, and Z. Dohnálek, “Reactivity of FeO(111)/Pt(111) with alcohols”, J. Phys. Chem. C113, 20020 (2009).

13.  S.-C. Li and U. Diebold, “Direction-dependent Intermolecular Interactions: Catechol on TiO2(110)-1×1”, Proc. SPIE7396, 73960P (2009).

14.  M. Fathalla, S.-C. Li, U. Diebld, A. Alb, W. Reed, and J. Jayaywickramarajah, “Water-soluble nanorods self-assembled via pristine-C60 and porphyrin moieties”, Chem. Commun.2009(28), 4209 (2009).

15.  S.-C. Li, J. Wang, P. Jacobson, X.-Q. Gong, A. Selloni, and U. Diebold, “Correlation between bonding geometry and band gap states at organic-inorganic interfaces: catechol on rutile TiO2(110)”. J. Am. Chem. Soc.131, 980 (2009).

16.  P. Jacobson, S.-C. Li, C. Wang, and U. Diebold, “Decomposition of catechol and carbonaeous residues on TiO2(110): A model system for cleaning of EUVL optics”, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B26, 2236 (2008).

17.  Z. Zhang, R. Rousseau, J. Gong, S.-C. Li, B. D. Kay, Q. Ge, and Z. Dohnálek, “Vacancy assisted diffusion of alkoxy species on rutile TiO2(110)”, Phys. Rev. Lett.101, 156103 (2008).

18.  S.-C. Li*, O. Dulub, and U. Diebold*, “Scanning tunneling microscopy study of a vicinal anatase TiO2 surface”, J. Phys. Chem. C (Letter)112, 16166 (2008).

19.  S.-C. Li, Z. Zhang, D. Sheppard, B. D. Kay, J. M. White, Y. Du, I. Lyubinetsky, G. Henkelman, and Z. Dohnálek, “Intrinsic diffusion of hydrogen on rutile TiO2(110)”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.130, 9080 (2008).

20.  Y. Han, F. Liu, S.-C. Li, J.-F. Jia, Q.-K. Xue, B.-J. Lee, “Kinetics of mesa overlayer growth: Climbing of adatoms onto the mesa top”,Appl. Phys. Lett.92, 021909 (2008).

21.  Z. Zhang, Q. Ge, S.-C. Li, B. D. Kay, J. M. White, and Z. Dohnálek, “Imaging intrinsic diffusion of bridge-bonded oxygen vacancies on TiO2(110)”, Phys. Rev. Lett.99, 126105 (2007).

22.  J.-F. Jia, S.-C. Li, Y.-F. Zhang, and Q.-K. Xue, “Quantum size effects induced novel properties in two-dimensional electronic systems: Pb thin films on Si(111)” (Invited review), J. Phys. Soc. Jpn.76, 082001(2007).

23.  S.-C. Li, Y. Han, J.-F. Jia, Q.-K. Xue, and F. Liu, “Determination of the Enrlich-Schwoebel barrier in epitaxial growth of thin films”, Phys. Rev. B 74, 195428 (2006).

24.  S.-C. Li, J.-F. Jia, X. Ma, Q.-K. Xue, Y. Han and F. Liu, “Fabricating artificial nano-wells with tunable size and shape by using scanning tunneling microscopy”, App. Phys. Lett.89, 123111 (2006).

25.  S.-C. Li, X. Ma, J.-F. Jia, Y.-F. Zhang, D. Chen, Q. Niu, F. Liu, P. S. Weiss, and Q.-K. Xue, “Influence of quantum size effects on Pb island growth and diffusion barrier oscillations”, Phys. Rev. B74, 075410 (2006).

26.  S.-C. Li, J.-F. Jia, R.-F. Dou, Q.-K. Xue, I. G. Batyrev, and S.-B. Zhang, “Borderline magic clustering: The fabrication of tetravalent Pb cluster arrays on Si(111)-7×7 surfaces”, Phys. Rev. Lett.93, 116103 (2004).

27.  Y. Han, J. Y. Zhu, F. Liu, S.-C. Li, J.-F. Jia, Y.-F. Zhang, and Q.-K. Xue, “Coulomb sink: A novel coulomb effect on coarsening of metal nanoclusters on semiconductor surfaces”, Phys. Rev. Lett.93, 106102 (2004).

28.  C.-S. Jiang, S.-C. Li, H.-B. Yu, D. Eom, X.-D. Wang, Ph. Ebert, J.-F. Jia, Q.-K. Xue, and C.-K. Shih, “Building Pb nanomesas with atomic-layer precision”, Phys. Rev. Lett.92, 106104 (2004).

29.  J.-F. Jia, X. Liu, S.-C. Li, J.-Z. Wang, J.-L. Li, H. Liu, M.-H. Pan, R.-F. Dou and Q.-K. Xue, “Artificial metal nanocluster crystals”, Mod. Phys. Lett.B 16, 889 (2002).

30.  J.-F. Jia, J.-L. Li, X.-J. Liang, X. Liu, J.-Z. Wang, H. Liu, R.-F. Dou, M.-J. Xu, M.-H. Pan, S.-C. Li, and Q.-K. Xue, “Spontaneous fabrication of periodic identical nanocluster arrays by magic clustering process on nanostructured template”, J. Chin. Electron Microscopy Soc.21, 270 (2002).