Bulk Crystal Growth in the 2DCC-MIP

The 2DCC Bulk Growth Facility is producing high quality single crystal samples and is exploring new materials compositions, including doping of intrinsic single crystals. A listing of bulk crystal samples that can be requested are located here, or can be accessed by following the menu link List of Bulk Samples Available in the left sidebar.

More information on the currently available bulk crystal growth systems is available by following the links below, or clicking on their respective link in the sidebar.


  1. “Evidence for a Magnetic-Field-Induced Ideal Type-II Weyl State in Antiferromagnetic Topological Insulator Mn(Bi1-xSbx)2Te4” S. H. Lee, D. Graf, L. J. Min, Y. L. Zhu, H. M. Yi, S. Ciocys, Y. X. Wang, E. S. Choi, R. Basnet, A. Fereidouni, A. Wegner, Y.-F. Zhao, K. Verlinde, J. Y. He, R. Redwing, V. Gopalan, H. OH. Churchill, A. Lanzara, N. Samarth, C.-Z. Chang, J. Hu, Z. Q. Mao, Physical Review X 11, 031032 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevX.11.031032
  2. “Spin scattering and noncollinear spin structure-induced intrinsic anomalous Hall effect in antiferromagnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4”, S. H. Lee, Y. L. Zhu, Y. Wang, L. X. Miao, T. Pillsbury, H. M. Yi, S. Kempinger, J. Hu, C. A. Heikes, P. Quarterman, W. Ratcliff, J. A. Borchers, H. D. Zhang, X. L. Ke, D. Graf, N. Alem, C.-Z. Chang, N. Samarth, Z. Q. Mao, Physical Review Research 1, 012011(R) (2019) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevResearch.1.012011
  3. “Ferromagnetism in van der Waals compound MnSb1.8Sb0.2Te4” Y. Y. Chen, Y.-W. Chuang, S. H. Lee, Y. L. Zhu, K. Honz, Y. D. Guan, Y. Wang, K. Wang, Z. Q. Mao, J. Zhu, C. Heikes, P. Quarterman, P. Zajdel, J. A. Borchers, W. Ratcliff, Physical Review Materials 4, 064411 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.064411
  4. “Electronic correlations in nodal-line semimetals” Y. M. Shao, A. N. Rudenko, J. Hu, Z. Y. Sun, Y. L. Zhu, S. Moon, A. J. Millis, S, J. Yuan, A. I. Lichtenstein, D. Smirnov, Z. Q. Mao, M. I. Katsnelson, D. N. Basov, Nature Physics, 16, 636-641 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-020-0859-z
  5. “Observation of superdiffusive phonon transport in aligned atomic chains” L. Yang, Y. Tao, Y. L. Zhu, M. Akter, K. Wang, Z. L. Pan, Y. Zhao, Q. Zhang, Y.-Q. Xu, R. K. Chen, T. T. Xu, Y. F. Chen, Z. Q. Mao & D. Y. Li, Nature Nanotechnology 16, 764-768 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-021-00884-6
  6. “Origins of electronic bands in the antiferromagnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4” C. H. Yan, S. Fernandez-Mulligan, R. B. Mei, S. H. Lee, N. Protic, R. Fukumori, B. H. Yan, C. X. Liu, Z. Q. Mao, and S. L. Yang, Physical Review B 104, L041102 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.104.L041102
  7. “Ultrafast optical melting of trimer superstructure in layered 1T′-TaTe2” K. M. Siddiqui, D. B. Durham, F. Cropp, C. Ophus, S. Rajpurohit, Y. L. Zhu, J. D. Carlström, C. Stavrakas, Z. Q. Mao, A. Raja, P. Musumeci, L. Z. Tan, A. M. Minor, D. Filippetto & R. A. Kaindl, Communications Physics 4, 152 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1038/s42005-021-00650-z
  8. “Thermal and thermoelectric properties of an antiferromagnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4” H. Zhang, C. Q. Xu, S. H. Lee, Z. Q. Mao, and X. Ke, Phys. Rev. B 105, 184411 (2022) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.105.184411
  9. “Interlayer magnetophononic coupling in MnBi2Te4” H. Padmanabhan, M. Poore, P. K. Kim, N. Z. Koocher, V. A. Stoica, D. Puggioni, H. Y. Wang, X. Z. Shen, A. H. Reid, M. Q. Gu, M. Wetherington, S. H. Lee, R. D. Schaller, Z. Q. Mao, A. M. Lindenberg, X. J. Wang, J. M. Rondinelli, R. D. Averitt & V. Gopalan, Nature Communications 13, 1929 (2022) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29545-5
  10. “NMR determination of Van Hove singularity and Lifshitz transitions in the nodal-line semimetal ZrSiTe” Y. F. Tian, Y. L. Zhu, R. Li, Z. Q. Mao, and J. H. Ross, Jr., Physical Review B 104, L041105 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.104.L041105