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Yi Li

Physics 2

Yi Li is an Assistant Scientist in the Superconductivity and Magnetism Group



2015     Ph. D. in Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY

2009     B. S. in Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Professional Experiences

2021.11 – now              Assistant Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL

2019.04 – 2021.11        Postdoctoral researcher, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL

2017.10 – 2019.03        Postdoctoral researcher, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

2015.10 – 2017.09        Postdoctoral researcher, Service de Physique de l’Etat Condense, CEA Saclay, France

Selected Awards

2020     IEEE Chicago Section Distinguished R&D Award

Award quotation: In recognition and appreciation of your pioneering work on magnon-photon coupling in superconducting resonator for Quantum Information Science

2020     Argonne Postdoctoral Performance Award on Basic Research

Award quotation: Led search for new ways to manipulate and exchange quantum information. Helped discover all-on-chip strong coupling that paves the way for novel quantum system.

Selected Publications

Yi Li, W. Zhang, V. Tyberkevych, W.-K. Kwok, A. Hoffmann and V. Novosad, Hybrid magnonics: physics, circuits and applications for coherent information processing”, J. Appl. Phys. 128, 130902 (2020) (Invited perspective, Featured)

Yi Li, V. G. Yefremenko, M. Lisovenko, C. Trevillian, T. Polakovic, T. W. Cecil, P. S. Barry, J. Pearson, R. Divan, V. Tyberkevych, C. L. Chang, U. Welp, W.-K. Kwok, and V. Novosad, Coherent Coupling of Two Remote Magnonic Resonators Mediated by Superconducting Circuits”, Physical Review Letters, 128, 043401 (2022)

Yi Li, W. Cao, V. P. Amin, Z. Zhang, J. Gibbons, J. Sklenar, J. Pearson, P. M. Haney, M. D. Stiles, W. E. Bailey, V. Novosad, A. Hoffmann, and W. Zhang, Coherent spin pumping in a strongly coupled magnon-magnon hybrid system”, Physical Review Letters, 124, 117202 (2020) (Argonne Press)

Yi Li, T. Polakovic, Y. Wang, J. Xu, S. Lendinez, Z. Zhang, H. Saglam, R. Divan, J. Pearson, W.-K. Kwok, V. Novosad, A. Hoffmann and W. Zhang, Strong magnon-photon coupling in ferromagnet-superconducting resonator thin-film devices”, Physical Review Letters, 121, 107701 (2019) (Editors’ Suggestion, Featured in Physics, Argonne Press)

Yi Li, F. Zeng, S. Zhang, H. Shin, H. Saglam, V. Karakas, O. Ozatay, J. E. Pearson, O. G. Heinonen, Y. Wu, A. Hoffmann and W. Zhang, Giant anisotropy of Gilbert damping in epitaxial CoFe films”, Physical Review Letters, 122 117203 (2019) (Argonne Press, DOE Highlight)

Yi Li, V. Naletov, O. Klein, J. Luis Prieto, M. Muñoz, V. Cros, P. Bortolotti, A. Anane, C. Serpico and G. De Loubens, Nutation spectroscopy of a nanomagnet driven into deeply nonlinear ferromagnetic resonance”, Physical Review X, 9, 041036 (2019)

Yi Li, X. de Milly, F. Abreu Araujo, O. Klein, V. Cros, J. Grollier and G. de Loubens, Probing phase coupling between two spin-torque nano-oscillators with external source”, Physical Review Letters, 118 247202 (2017).

Yi Li and W. E. Bailey, Wave-Number-Dependent Gilbert Damping in Metallic Ferromagnets”, Physical Review Letters, 116 117602 (2016).