Zhe Fei

Assistant Professor
Condensed Matter

zfei [at] iastate.edu

Short Bio

Zhe Fei received his Ph.D. in Physics (2014) at UC San Diego, B.S. in Physics (2006) and M.S. in Physics (2009) at Nanjing University. From 2014 to 2015, he served as an Assistant Scientist at Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory. He joined the faculty of Department of Physics & Astronomy at Iowa State University in fall, 2015.

Research Interests

Nanoscale light-matter interactions in varieties of novel materials including graphene, two-dimensional layered materials beyond graphene, complex materials and so on.

Selected Publications

F. Hu, Y. Luan, J. Speltz, D. Zhong, C. H. Liu, J. Yan, D. G. Mandrus, X. Xu, Z. Fei. "Imaging propagative exciton polaritons in atomically-thin WSe2 waveguides". Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communications) 100, 121301(R) (2019) . Selected as Editors' suggestion.

F. Hu, Z. Fei. "Recent progress on exciton polaritons in layered transition-metal dichalcogenides (Invited paper) ". Adv. Optical Mater. 1901003 (2019)

F. Hu, M. Kim, Y. Zhang, Y. Luan, K. M. Ho, Y. Shi, C. Z. Wang, X. Wang, Z. Fei. "Tailored Plasmons in Pentacene/Graphene Heterostructures with Interlayer Electron Transfer". Nano Lett. 19, 6058-6064 (2019)

F. Hu, Suprem R. Das, Y. Luan, T.-F. Chung, Y. P. Chen, Z. Fei. "Real-Space Imaging of the Tailored Plasmons in Twisted Bilayer Graphene". Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 247402 (2017). 

F. Hu, Y. Luan, M. E. Scott, J. Yan, D. G. Mandrus, X. Xu, Z. Fei. "Imaging exciton-polariton transport in MoSe2 waveguides". Nature Photonics 11, 356-360 (2017). 

Z. Fei, J. J. Foley IV, W. Gannett, M. K. Liu, S. Dai, G. X. Ni, A. Zettl, M. M. Fogler, G. P. Wiederrecht, S. K. Gray, D. N. Basov. "Ultra-confined plasmonic hotspots inside graphene nanobubbles". Nano Lett. 16, 7842-7848 (2016) . 

Z. Fei, M. D. Goldflam, J.-S. Wu, S. Dai, M. Wagner, A. S. McLeod, M. K. Liu, K. W. Post, S. Zhu, G.C.A.M. Janssen, M. M. Fogler, D. N. Basov. "Edge and surface plasmons in graphene nanoribbons". Nano Lett. 15, 8271-8276 (2015).

Z. Fei, E. G. Iwinski, G.-X. Ni, L. M. Zhang, W. Bao, A. S. Rodin, Y. Lee, M. Wagner, M. K. Liu, S. Dai, M. D. Goldflam, M. Thiemens, F. Keilmann, C. N. Lau, A. H. Castro-Neto, M. M. Fogler, D. N. Basov. "Tunneling Plasmonics in Bilayer Graphene". Nano Lett. 15, 4973-4978 (2015).

S. Dai, Z. Fei, A. S. Rodin, W. Gannett, M. Wagner, W. Regan, A. S. McLeod, M. K. Liu, M. Thiemens, G. Dominguez, A. H. Castro-Neto, A. Zettl, F. Keilmann, M. M. Fogler, D. N. Basov. "Tunable Phonon Polaritons in Atomically Thin van der Waals Crystals of Boron Nitride." Science 343,1125-1129 (2014).

Z. Fei, A. S. Rodin, W. Gannett, S. Dai, W. Regan, M. Wagner, M. K. Kiu, A. S. McLeod, G. Dominguez, M.Thiemens, M. M. Fogler, A. H. Castro-Neto, F. Keilmann, A. Zettl, R. Hillenbrand, M. M. Fogler, D. N. Basov. "Electronic and plasmonic phenomena at graphene grain boundaries" Nature Nanotech. 8, 821-825 (2013).

Z. Fei, A. S. Rodin, G. O. Andreev, W. Bao, A. S. McLeod, M. Wagner, L. M. Zhang, Z. Zhao, G. Dominguez, M. Thiemens, M. M. Fogler, A. H. Castro-Neto, C. N. Lau, F. Keilmann, D. N. Basov. "Gate-tuning of graphene plasmons revealed by infrared nano-imaging". Nature 487, 825 (2012).