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Yue Li

Physics 2


Yue Li joined ANL as a post-doctoral appointee in 2019, and now she is a physicist in the Materials Science Division. Her research interests focus on fabrication of nanoscale materials and understanding domain behavior of magnetic materials, including artificial spin ices and van der Waals ferromagnets.

  • 2018 Ph.D., Condensed Matter Physics, University of Glasgow, UK
  • 2014 M.Sc., Condensed Matter Physics, Sichuan University, China                                                             
  • 2011 B.Sc., Applied Physics, Sichuan University, China                                                  
  • 2022 IEEE Chicago Early Career Award in Magnetics and Nanotechnology.

    Understanding novel magnetic spin textures in low-dimension nanomagnetism”

  • A.R.C. McCray, Y. Li, E. Qian, Y. Li, W. Wang, Z. Huang, X. Ma, Y. Liu, D.Y. Chung, M.G. Kanatzidis, A.K. Petford‐Long, and C. Phatak, ​“Direct Observation of Magnetic Bubble Lattices and Magnetoelastic Effects in van der Waals Cr2Ge2Te6,” Adv. Func. Mater., 35 2214203 (2023).
  • B.W. Casas, Y. Li, A. Moon, Y. Xin, C. McKeever, J. Macy, A.K. Petford‐Long, C.M. Phatak, E.J.G. Santos, E.S. Choi, and L. Balicas, ​“Coexistence of Merons with Skyrmions in the Centrosymmetric van der Waals Ferromagnet Fe5xGeTe2,” Adv. Mater. 35, 2212087 (2023).
  • Y. Li, X. Hu, A. Fereidouni, R. Basnet, K. Pandey, J. Wen, Y. Liu, H. Zheng, H. O. H. Churchill, J. Hu, A. K. Petford-Long, and C. Phatak, Visualizing the Effect of Oxidation on Magnetic Domain Behavior of Nanoscale Fe3GeTe2 for Applications in Spintronics, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 6, 4390–4397 (2023)
  • A.R.C. McCray, Y. Li, R. Basnet, K. Pandey, J. Hu, D.P. Phelan, X. Ma, A.K. Petford-Long, and C. Phatak, ​“Thermal Hysteresis and Ordering Behavior of Magnetic Skyrmion Lattices,” Nano Lett. 22(19), 7804–7810 (2022).
  • Y. Li, F. Barrows, A. R. C. McCray, T. Cote, D. Friedman, R. N. S. Divan, A. K. Petford-Long and C. Phatak. Geometric Control of Emergent Antiferromagnetic Order in Coupled artificial spin ices, Cell Reports Physical Science 3, 100846 (2022).
  • Y. Li, G W Paterson, G M Macauley, F. S. Nascimento, C. Ferguson, S. A. Morley, M. C. Rosamond, E. H. Linfield, D. A. MacLaren, R. Macêdo, C. H. Marrows, S. McVitie and R. L. Stamps, Superferromagnetism and Domain-Wall Topologies in Artificial Pinwheel” Spin Ice, ACS Nano 13, 2213 (2019).