Members
Research Expertise:
Ultrafast studies of condensed matter, coherent spin control of novel materials, light-induced novel phenomena, ultrafast energy transfer and relaxation dynamics
Laboratory:
Yu-Miin Sheu
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, USA

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

2014-2015    Postdoctoral research associate, CEMS, RIKEN, Japan

2010-2014    Postdoctoral research associate, CINT, Los Alamos National Lab, USA 

2010-2010    Visiting research investigator, The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), USA

2004-2009    PhD, Department of Physics, The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), USA


 

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST AND EXPERIENCE

Ultrafast studies of condensed matter, coherent spin control of novel materials, light-induced novel phenomena, ultrafast energy transfer and relaxation dynamics

 

Selected Publications:
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Y. M. Sheu, S. A. Trugman, L. Yan, Q. X. Jia, A. J. Taylor, and R. P. Prasankumar, “Using ultrashort optical pulses to couple ferroelectric and ferromagnetic order in an oxide heterostructure”, Nature Communications 5:5832 (2014
 
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Y. M. Sheu, S. A. Trugman, L. Yan, J. Qi, Q. X. Jia, A. J. Taylor, and R. P. Prasankumar, “Polaronic transport induced by competing interfacial magnetic order in a La0.7Ca0.3MnO3/BiFeO3 heterostructure”,  Physical Review X 4, 021001 (2014).
 
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Y. M. Sheu, S. A. Trugman, L. Yan, Q. X. Jia, A. J. Taylor, and R. P. Prasankumar, “Photo-induced stabilization and enhancement of the ferroelectric polarization in Ba0.1Sr0.9TiO3 /La0.7Ca(Sr)0.3MnO3 thin film heterostructures”, Physical Review B: Rapid Communications 88, 020101(R) (2013)
 
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Y. M. Sheu, Y. J. Chien, C. Uher, S. Fahy, and D. A. Reis, “Free-carrier relaxation and lattice heating in photoexcited bismuth”, Physical Review B 87, 075429 (2013)
 
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J. Chen, M. Trigo, S. Fahy, E. D. Murray, Y. M. Sheu, T. Graber, R. Henning, Y. J. Chien, C. Uher, and D. A. Reis, “Time and momentum resolved probe of nonequilibrium phonons and heat diffusion in photo-excited Bismuth”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 181903 (2013)
 
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Y. M. Sheu, S. A. Trugman, Y.-S. Park, S. Lee, H. T. Yi, S.-W. Cheong, Q. X. Jia, A. J. Taylor, and R. P. Prasankumar, “Ultrafast carrier dynamics and radiative recombination in multiferroic BiFeO3”, Applied Physics Letters 100, 242904 (2012)
 
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M. Trigo, J. Chen, V. H. Vishwanath, Y. M. Sheu, T. Graber, R. Henning, and D. A. Reis, “Imaging nonequilibrium atomic vibrations with x-ray diffuse scattering”, Physical Review B 82 (23), 235205, (2010)
 
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Y. M. Sheu, S. H. Lee, J. K. Wahlstrand, D. A. Walko, E. C. Landahl, D. A. Arms, M. Reason, R. S. Goldman, and D. A. Reis, “Thermal transport in a semiconductor heterostructure measured by time-resolved x-ray diffraction”, Physical Review B 78, 045317, (2008)
 
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M. Trigo, Y. M. Sheu, D. A. Arms, J. Chen, S. Ghimire, R. S. Goldman, E. Landahl, R. Merlin, E. Peterson, M. Reason, and D. A. Reis, “Probing unfolded acoustic phonons with x rays”, Physical Review Letters 101, 025505, (2008).  (Selected for a focus in physics)
 
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Vladimir A. Stoica, Yu-Miin Sheu, David A. Reis, and Roy Clarke, “Wideband detection of transient solid-state dynamics using ultrafast fiber lasers and asynchronous optical sampling” Optics express 16, 2322, (2008)