Research Publications


B. Weber, M. Fuhrer, X.L. Sheng, S.A. Yang, R. Thomale, S. Shamim, L.W. Molenkamp, D.H. Cobden, D. Pesin, H.J.W. Zandvliet, P. Bampoulis, R. Claessen, F. Menges, J. Gooth, C. Felser, C. Shekhar, A. Tadich, M. Zhao, M.T. Edmonds, J. Jia, M. Bieniek, J.I. Väyrynen, D. Culcer, B. Muralidharan, M. Nadeem. "2024 Roadmap on 2D Topological Insulators. Journal of Physics: Materials." (link)

T. Aliyar, H. Ma, R. Krishnan, G. Singh, B.Q. Chong, Y. Wang, I. Verzhbitskiy, C.P.Y. Wong, K.E.J. Goh, Z.X. Shen, T.S. Koh, R. Rahman, B.Weber. " Symmetry Breaking and Spin–Orbit Coupling for Individual Vacancy-Induced In-Gap States in MoS2 Monolayers" Nanoletters (link)

M.S. Lodge, E. Marcellina, Z. Zhu, X-P. Li, K. Dariusz, M. Fuhrer, S.A. Yang, B. Weber "Symmetry-selective quasiparticle scattering and electric field tunability of the ZrSiS surface electronic structure" Nanotechnology (link)


Y. Que, Y-H. Chan, J. Jia, A. Das, Z.J Tong, Y-T. Chang, Z. Cui, A. Kumar, G. Singh, S. Mukherjee, H. Lin, B. Weber. "A Gate‐Tunable Ambipolar Quantum Phase Transition in a Topological Excitonic Insulator." Advanced Materials, 2309356 (link).

Y. Que, A. Kumar, M.S. Lodge, Z.J. Tong, M.K.F Lai, W. Tao, Z. Cui, R.Shivajirao, J. Jia, S.E. Lee, B. Weber "Performance benchmarking of an ultra-low vibration laboratory to host a commercial millikelvin scanning tunnelling microscope." Nanotechnology 34, no. 45 (2023): 455704 (link).

A. Das, B. Weber, S. Mukherjee "Role of interface hybridization on induced superconductivity in 1 T′− WTe 2 and 2 H− NbSe 2 heterostructures." Physical Review B 108, no. 7: 075410 (link).

R. Krishnan*, S. Biswas*, Y. Hsueh, H. Ma, R. Rahman, B. Weber "Spin-valley locking for in-gap quantum dots in a MoS2 transistor." Nano Letters (link).

F. Bussolotti, H. Kawai, I. Verzhbitskiy, W. Tao, D. Ho, A. Das, J. Jia, S. Mukherjee, B. Weber, K.E.J Goh "Interlayer hybridization in a van der Waals quantum spin-Hall insulator/superconductor heterostructure." AIP Advances 13, no. 3 (link).

B. Christoph, W. Gao, S. Kar, C.D. Marciniak, T. Monz, J.G. Bartholomew, P. Goldner, H. Loh,  E. Marcellina, K.E.J. Goh, T.S. Koh, B. Weber, Z. Mu, J.Tsai, Q. Yan, T. Huber-Loyola, S. Höfling, S. Gyger, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller "2023 roadmap for materials for quantum technologies." Materials for Quantum Technology 3, no. 1: 012501 (link).


J. Jia, E. Marcellina, A. Das, M.S. Lodge, B. Wang, D. Ho, R. Biswas, T.A. Pham, W. Tao, C.Y Huang, H. Lin, A. Bansil, S. Mukherjee & B. Weber "Tuning the many-body interactions in a helical Luttinger liquid." Nature Communications 13, no. 1: 6046 (link).

W. Tao, Z.J Tong, A. Das, D. Ho, Y. Sato, M. Haze, J. Jia, Y. Que, F. Bussolotti, K. E. J. Goh, B. Wang, H. Lin, A. Bansil, S. Mukherjee, Y. Hasegawa, and B. Weber "Multiband superconductivity in strongly hybridized 1 T′− WTe 2/NbSe 2 heterostructures." Physical Review B 105, no. 9: 094512 (link).


M.S. Lodge, S.A. Yang, S. Mukherjee, and B Weber,* "Atomically Thin Quantum Spin Hall Insulators", Advanced Materials (link)


D. Keith, M. G. House, M. B. Donnelly, T. F. Watson, B. Weber, and M. Y. Simmons, “Single-Shot Spin Readout in Semiconductors Near the Shot-Noise Sensitivity Limit”, Physical Review X 9, 041003 (2019) (link)


B Weber,* YL Hsueh, TF Watson, R Li, AR Hamilton, LCL Hollenberg, R. Rahman,  M. Y. Simmons, " Spin–orbit coupling in silicon for electrons bound to donors", npj Quantum Information 4, Article number: 61 (link)


M. S. Lodge, G. Chang, C.Y. Huang, B. Singh, J. Hellerstedt, M.T. Edmonds, D. Kaczorowski, M.M. Hosen, M. Neupane, H. Lin, M. Fuhrer, B. Weber,* and M. Ishigami, "Observation of Effective Pseudospin Scattering in ZrSiS", Nano Letters, just accepted (link)

F. Bischoff, W. Auwärter, J. V. Barth, A. Schiffrin, M. Fuhrer, and B. Weber,* "Nanoscale Phase Engineering of Niobium Diselenide", ACS Chemistry of Materials, just accepted (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03061) (link)

S. Walia, S. Balendhran, T. Ahmed, M. Singh, C. El-Badawi, M. D. Brennan, P. Weerathunge, Md. N. Karim, F. Rahman, A. Rassell, J. Duckworth, R. Ramanathan, G. E. Collis, C. J. Lobo, M. Toth, J. C. Kotsakidis, B. Weber, M. Fuhrer, J. M. Dominguez-Vera, M. J. S. Spencer, I. Aharonovich, S. Sriram, M. Bhaskaran, V. Bansal, "Ambient Protection of Few-Layer Black Phosphorus via Sequestration of Reactive Oxygen Species", Advanced Materials 1700152 (2017) (link)

T.F. Watson, B. Weber, Y.-L. Hsueh, L.C.L. Hollenberg, R. Rahman and M.Y. Simmons, "Atomically engineered electron spin lifetimes of 30 s in silicon" Science Advances 3 (3), e1602811 (2017) (link)

C. Zheng, Q. Zhang, B. Weber, H. Ilatikhameneh, F. Chen, H. Sahasrabudhe, R. Rahman, S. Li, Z. Chen, J. Hellerstedt, Y. Zhang, W.H. Duan, Q. Bao, M.S. Fuhrer, "Direct Observation of 2D Electrostatics and Ohmic Contacts in Template-Grown Graphene/WS2 Heterostructures." ACS Nano 11, 2785 (2017) (link)


R.M. Clark, J.C. Kotsakidis, B. Weber, K.J. Berean, B.J. Carey, M.R. Field, H. Khan, J.Z. Ou, T. Ahmed, C.J. Harrison, I.S. Cole, K. Latham, K. Kalantar-zadeh, T. Daeneke, “Exfoliation of quasi-stratified Bi2S3 crystals into micron-scale ultrathin corrugated nanosheets” Chemistry of Materials 28, 8942 (2016) (link)

B. Weber and Michelle Y. Simmons, “Determining the quantum-coherent to semiclassical transition in atomic-scale quasi-one-dimensional metals”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 081412(R) (2016) (link)

J. Hellerstedt, M.T. Edmonds, N. Ramakrishnan, C. Liu, B. Weber, A. Tadich, K.M. O’Donnell, S. Adam, and M.S. Fuhrer,"Electronic Properties of High-Quality Epitaxial Topological Dirac Semimetal Thin Films", NanoLetters 16, 3210 (2016) (link)

S. Shamim, B. Weber, D.W. Thompson, M. Y. Simmons, and A. Ghosh, “Ultralow-Noise Atomic-Scale Structures for Quantum Circuitry in Silicon” Nano Letters 16, 5779 (2016) (link)

T. Daeneke, R.M. Clark, B.J. Carey, J.Z. Ou, B. Weber, M.S. Fuhrer, M. Bhaskaran and K. Kalantarzadeh, “Reductive exfoliation of substoichiometric MoS2 bilayers using hydrazine salts”, Nanoscale 8, 15252 (2016) (link)

J. Liu, Y. Xue, Z. Wang, Z.-Q. Xu, C. Zheng, B. Weber, J. Song, Y. Wang, Y. Lu, Y. Zhang, Q. Bao, Two-Dimensional CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite: Synthesis and Optoelectronic Application, ACS Nano 3, 3536 (2016) (link)


T. F. Watson, B. Weber, H. Buch, M. Fuechsle, and M. Y. Simmons, Charge sensing of a few-donor double quantum dot in silicon, Applied Physics Letters 107, 233511 (2015) (link)

T. F. Watson, B. Weber, M. G. House, H. Buch, and M. Y. Simmons, High-fidelity rapid initialisation and readout of an electron spin via the single donor D− charge state, Physical Review Letters, 115, 166806 (2015) (link)

M. G. House, T. Kobayashi, B. Weber, S. J. Hile, T. F. Watson, J. van der Heijden, S. Rogge, and M. Y. Simmons, “Radio frequency reflectometry of donor singlet-triplet qubits in silicon”, Nature Communications, 6, (2015) (link)


B. Weber, H. Ryu, Y.-H. M. Tan, G. Klimeck and M. Y. Simmons, “Limits to Metallic Conduction in Atomic-Scale Quasi-One-Dimensional Silicon Wires”, Physical Review Letters 113, 246802 (2014) (link)

B. Weber, Y. H. M. Tan, S. Mahapatra, T. F. Watson, H. Ryu, R. Raman, L. C. L. Hollenberg, G. Klimeck, and M. Y. Simmons, “Spin Blockade and Exchange in Coulomb-Confined Silicon Double Quantum Dots”, Nature Nanotechnol., 9, 430 (2014) (link)

T. F. Watson, B. Weber, J. Miwa, S. Mahapatra, R. M. P. Heijnen and M. Y. Simmons, “Transport in Asymmetrically Coupled Donor-Based Silicon Triple Quantum Dots”, Nano Letters, 14, 1830 (2014) (link)


H. Ryu, S. Lee, B. Weber, S. Mahapatra, L.C.L. Hollenberg, M. Y. Simmons, G. Klimeck “Atomistic modeling of metallic nanowires in silicon”, Nanoscale, 5, 8666 (2013). (link)


B. Weber, S. Mahapatra, H. Ryu, S. Lee, A. Fuhrer, T. C. G. Reusch, D. L. Thompson, W. C. T. Lee, G. Klimeck, L. C. L. Hollenberg, and M. Y. Simmons, “Ohm’s Law Survives to the Atomic Scale”, Science, 335, 64-67 (2012). (link)

(Also read: Perspective by David K Ferry, Ohm’s law in a quantum world, Science 335, 45 (2012) (link)

B. Weber, S. Mahapatra, T. F. Watson, and M. Y. Simmons, “Engineering Independent Electrostatic Control of Atomic-Scale (∼4 nm) Silicon Double Quantum Dots”, Nano Letters, 12, 4001 (2012). (link)

T. C. G. Reusch, A. Fuhrer, M. Fuchsle, B. Weber, and M. Y. Simmons, “Aharonov--Bohm Oscillations in a Nanoscale Dopant Ring in Silicon”, Applied Physics Letters, 95, 032110 (2009) (link)

A. Fuhrer, M. Fuechsle, T. C. G. Reusch, B. Weber, and M. Y. Simmons, “Atomic-Scale, All Epitaxial in-Plane Gated Donor Quantum Dot in Silicon”, Nano Letters, 9, 707 (2009) (link)

F. J.  Ruess, B. Weber, K. E. J.  Goh, O. Klochan, A. R.  Hamilton, and M. Y.  Simmons, “One-Dimensional Conduction Properties of Highly Phosphorus-Doped Planar Nanowires Patterned by Scanning Probe Microscopy”, Physical Review B 76, 085403 (2007) (link)

F. J. Ruess, K. E. J. Goh, M. J. Butcher, T. C. G. Reusch, L. Oberbeck, B. Weber, A. R. Hamilton, and M. Y. Simmons, “Narrow, Highly P-Doped, Planar Wires in Silicon Created by Scanning Probe Microscopy”, Nanotechnology, 18, 044023 (2007) (link)


Fabrication of Atomic Scale Devices

M. Y. Simmons, A. Fuhrer, M. Fuechsle, B. Weber, T.C.G. Reusch, W. Pok, F. Ruess, F,  

Grants/Research Funding