Stephanie Law

IEE Faculty Member
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor and Norris B. McFarlane Faculty Career Development Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Stephanie Law's research group synthesizes thin films and heterostructures using molecular beam epitaxy for energy applications. In particular, their efforts center around photonic materials and metamaterials spanning the electromagnetic spectrum from the visible through the terahertz range. These materials have applications in solar cells, efficient lighting, waste heat recovery, photocatalysis, and more.

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Recent Publications

The Role of Optical Phonon Confinement in the Infrared Dielectric Response of III–V Superlattices

Matson, J. R., Alam, M. N., Varnavides, G., Sohr, P., Knight, S., Darakchieva, V., Stokey, M., Schubert, M., Said, A., Beechem, T., Narang, P., Law, S. & Caldwell, J. D., Jan 18 2024, In: Advanced Materials. 36, 3, 2305106.

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Near-field spectroscopy of Dirac plasmons in Bi2Se3 ribbon arrays

Hale, L. L., Wang, Z., Harris, C. T., Brener, I., Law, S. & Mitrofanov, O., May 1 2023, In: APL Photonics. 8, 5, 051304.

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Polariton design and modulation via van der Waals/doped semiconductor heterostructures

He, M., Matson, J. R., Yu, M., Cleri, A., Sunku, S. S., Janzen, E., Mastel, S., Folland, T. G., Edgar, J. H., Basov, D. N., Maria, J. P., Law, S. & Caldwell, J. D., Dec 2023, In: Nature communications. 14, 1, 7965.

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Recent Advances in 2D Material Theory, Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Lin, Y. C., Torsi, R., Younas, R., Hinkle, C. L., Rigosi, A. F., Hill, H. M., Zhang, K., Huang, S., Shuck, C. E., Chen, C., Lin, Y. H., Maldonado-Lopez, D., Mendoza-Cortes, J. L., Ferrier, J., Kar, S., Nayir, N., Rajabpour, S., Van Duin, A. C. T., Liu, X., Jariwala, D., & 28 othersJiang, J., Shi, J., Mortelmans, W., Jaramillo, R., Lopes, J. M. J., Engel-Herbert, R., Trofe, A., Ignatova, T., Lee, S. H., Mao, Z., Damian, L., Wang, Y., Steves, M. A., Knappenberger, K. L., Wang, Z., Law, S., Bepete, G., Zhou, D., Lin, J. X., Scheurer, M. S., Li, J., Wang, P., Yu, G., Wu, S., Akinwande, D., Redwing, J. M., Terrones, M. & Robinson, J. A., Jun 13 2023, In: ACS nano. 17, 11, p. 9694-9747 54 p.

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Spectroscopy of van der Waals nanomaterials: Opportunities and challenges

Mambakkam, S. V. & Law, S., Nov 7 2023, In: Journal of Applied Physics. 134, 17, 170701.

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Growth of ultrathin Bi2Se3films by molecular beam epitaxy

Nasir, S., Smith, W. J., Beechem, T. E. & Law, S., Jan 2023, In: Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films. 41, 1, 012202.

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Phonon-mediated strong coupling between a three-dimensional topological insulator and a two-dimensional antiferromagnetic material

To, D. Q., Wu, W., Bhatt, S., Liu, Y., Janotti, A., Zide, J. M. O., Ku, M. J. H., Xiao, J. Q., Jungfleisch, M. B., Law, S. & Doty, M. F., Apr 2023, In: Physical Review Materials. 7, 4, 045201.

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Epitaxial growth of atomically thin Ga2Se2 films on c-plane sapphire substrates

Yu, M., Murray, L., Doty, M. & Law, S., May 2023, In: Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films. 41, 3, 032704.

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Real-space nanoimaging of THz polaritons in the topological insulator Bi2Se3

Chen, S., Bylinkin, A., Wang, Z., Schnell, M., Chandan, G., Li, P., Nikitin, A. Y., Law, S. & Hillenbrand, R., Dec 2022, In: Nature communications. 13, 1, 1374.

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Mid- to Far-Infrared Anisotropic Dielectric Function of HfS2 and HfSe2

Kowalski, R. A., Nolen, J. R., Varnavides, G., Silva, S. M., Allen, J. E., Ciccarino, C. J., Juraschek, D. M., Law, S., Narang, P. & Caldwell, J. D., Dec 5 2022, In: Advanced Optical Materials. 10, 23, 2200933.

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Structural Phase Transitions between Layered Indium Selenide for Integrated Photonic Memory

Li, T., Wang, Y., Li, W., Mao, D., Benmore, C. J., Evangelista, I., Xing, H., Li, Q., Wang, F., Sivaraman, G., Janotti, A., Law, S. & Gu, T., Jul 1 2022, In: Advanced Materials. 34, 26, 2108261.

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Bi2Se3Growth on (001) GaAs Substrates for Terahertz Integrated Systems

Liu, Y., Acuna, W., Zhang, H., Ho, D. Q., Hu, R., Wang, Z., Janotti, A., Bryant, G., Davydov, A. V., Zide, J. M. O. & Law, S., Sep 21 2022, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 14, 37, p. 42683-42691 9 p.

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Strong coupling between a topological insulator and a III-V heterostructure at terahertz frequency

To, D. Q., Wang, Z., Ho, D. Q., Hu, R., Acuna, W., Liu, Y., Bryant, G. W., Janotti, A., Zide, J. M. O., Law, S. & Doty, M. F., Mar 2022, In: Physical Review Materials. 6, 3, 035201.

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Surface plasmon-phonon-magnon polariton in a topological insulator-antiferromagnetic bilayer structure

To, D. Q., Wang, Z., Liu, Y., Wu, W., Jungfleisch, M. B., Xiao, J. Q., Zide, J. M. O., Law, S. & Doty, M. F., Jul 2022, In: Physical Review Materials. 6, 8, 085201.

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Large bilinear magnetoresistance from Rashba spin-splitting on the surface of a topological insulator

Wang, Y., Liu, B., Huang, Y. X., Mambakkam, S. V., Wang, Y., Yang, S. A., Sheng, X. L., Law, S. A. & Xiao, J. Q., Dec 15 2022, In: Physical Review B. 106, 24, L241401.

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