You Lai

Postdoc Associate

LANL, Pulsed Field Facility


Contact Information

Phone (505) 667-5032
Address MS E536, TA 35, Bldg. 127, Room C108
Los Alamos , NM 87545-
Building Pulsed Field Facility

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. Tuning the structural and antiferromagnetic phase transitions in UCr2Si2: Hydrostatic pressure and chemical substitution Lai, Y.; Wei, K.; Chappell, G.L.; Diaz, J.; Siegrist, T.M.; Moll, P.J.W.; Graf, D.E.; Baumbach, R. Physical Review Materials, 4, 075003 (2020)
    2. Superstructures and Superconductivity Linked with Pd Intercalation in Nb2PdxSe5 Neu, J.N.; Graf, D.E.; Wei, K.; Gaiser, A.; Xin, Y.; Lai, Y.; Albrecht-Schmitt, T.E.; Baumbach, R.; Singh, D.J.; Siegrist, T.M. Chemistry of Materials, null (2020)


    1. Zeeman-Induced Valley-Sensitive Photocurrent in Monolayer MoS2 Zhang, X.; Lai, Y.; Dohner, E.; Moon, S.; Taniguchi, T.; Watanabe, K.; Smirnov, D.; Heinz, T.F. Physical Review Letters, 122, 127401 (2019)
    2. Fermi surface of the flat-band intermetallics APd3 (A=Pb,Sn) Wei, K.; Chen, K.; Neu, J.N.; Lai, Y.; Chappell, G.L.; Nolas, G.S.; Graf, D.E.; Xin, Y.; Balicas, L.; Baumbach, R.; Siegrist, T.M. Physical Review Materials, 3, 041201(R) (2019)
    3. Enhanced thermoelectric performance of heavy-fermion compounds YbTM2Zn20 (TM = Co, Rh, Ir) at low temperatures Wei, K.; Neu, J.N.; Lai, Y.; Chen, K.; Hobbis, D.; Nolas, G.S.; Graf, D.E.; Siegrist, T.M.; Baumbach, R. Science Advances, 5, 5, eaaw6183 (2019)
    4. Instability of the f-electron state in URu2Si2-xPx probed using high magnetic fields Huang, K.; Chen, K.; Gallagher, A.; Lai, Y.; Nelson, W.L.; Graf, D.E.; Baumbach, R. Physical Review B, 99, 23, 235146 (2019)
    5. U1.33T4Al8Si2 (T = Ni, Co): Complex Uranium Silicides Grown from Aluminum/Gallium Flux Mixtures Jayasinghe, A.S.; Lai, Y.; Baumbach, R.; Latturner, S. Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 18, 12209 (2019)


    1. Bulk Fermi Surfaces of the Dirac Type-II Semimetallic Candidates MAl3 (Where M=V, Nb, and Ta) Chen, K.-W.; Lian, X.; Lai, Y.; Aryal, N.; Chiu, Y.-C.; Lan, W.; Graf, D.; Manousakis, E.; Baumbach, R. E. and Balicas, L. Physical Review Letters, 120, 206401 (2018)
    2. Ferromagnetic quantum critical point in CePd2P2 with Pd -> Ni substitution Lai, Y.; Bone, S.E.; Minasian, S.; Ferrier, M.G.; Lezama-Pacheco, J.; Mocko, V.; Ditter, A.S.; Kozimor, S.A.; Seidler, G.T.; Nelson, W.L.; Chiu, Y.; Huang, K.; Potter, W.; Graf, D.E.; Albrecht-Schmitt, T.E.; Baumbach, R. Physical Review B, 97, 22, 224406 (2018)


    1. Possible devil's staircase in the Kondo lattice CeSbSe Chen, K.-W.; Lai, Y.; Chiu, Y.-C.; Steven, S.; Besara, T.; Graf, D.; Siegrist, T.; Albrecht-Schmitt, T.E.; Balicas, L. and Baumbach, R.E. Physical Review B, 96, 014421 (2017)
    2. Bulk Fermi-surface of the Weyl type-II semi-metallic candidate gamma-MoTe2 Rhodes, D.; Schoenemann, R.; Aryal, N.; Zhou, Q.; Zhang, Q.R.; Kampert, E.;Chiu, Y.-C.; Lai, Y.; Shimura, Y.; McCandless, G.T.; Chan, J.Y.; Paley, D.W.; Lee, J.; Finke, A.D.; Ruff, J.P.C.; Das, S.; Manousakis, E., and Balicas, L. Physical Review B, 96, 165134 (2017)
    3. Correlated electron state in CeCu2Si2 controlled through Si to P substitution. Lai, Y. ; Saunders, S.M.; Graf, D.; Gallagher, A.; K.-Chen, W.; Kametani, F.; Besara, T.; Siegrist, T.; Shehter, A. and Baumbach, R.E. Physical Review Materials, 1, 034801 (2017)
    4. Electronic structure and magnetism in the layered triangular lattice compound CeAuAl4Ge2 Zhang, S.; Aryal, N.; Huang, K.; Chen, K.-W.; Lai, Y.; Graf, D.; Besara, T.; Siegrist, T.; Manousakis, E. and Baumbach, R.E. Physical Review Materials, 1, 044404 (2017)


    1. Multiple Hot-Carrier Collection in Photo-Excited Graphene Moire Superlattices Wu, S.; Wang, L.; Lai, Y.; Shan, W.-Y.; Aivazian, G.; Zhang, X.; Taniguchi, T.; Watanabe, K.; Xiao, D.; Dean, C.; Hone, J.; Li, Z. and Xu, X. Science Advances, 2, 5, e1600002 (2016)


    1. Observation of an intrinsic bandgap and Landau level renormalization in graphene/​boron-nitride heterostructures Chen, Z.-G.; Shi, Z.; Yang, W.; Lu, X.; Lai, Y.; Yan, H.; Wang, F.; Zhang, G. and Li, Z. Nature Communications, 5, 4461 (2014)