Faculty

Andrew WEE Thye Shen

DPhil, University of Oxford, UK (1990)

Provost's Chair Professor
Office : S13-02-03  |  Tel : (65) 6516 6362
Email : phyweets@nus.edu.sg

Current Research

  • Professor Wee’s research interests are in the field of surface and interface science, and include scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and synchrotron radiation studies of the molecule-substrate interface, organic-organic heterojunctions, graphene and 2D materials and devices.

Scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy (STM/STS) data showing a single-layer (SL), bilayer (BL) and trilayer (TL) molybdenum disuphide (MoS2) [Nature Comm. (2015)]

Selected Publications

  1. Y.L. Huang, Z.J. Ding, W.J. Zhang, Y.H. Chang, Y. Shi, L.J. Li, Z.B. Song, Y.J. Zheng, D.Z. Chi, S.Y. Quek, A.T.S. Wee, “Gap States at Low-Angle Grain Boundaries in Monolayer Tungsten Diselenide”, Nano Lett. 16, 3682 (2016).

  2. Z. Wang,Z. Dong, Y. Gu, Y.H. Chang, L. Zhang, L.J. Li, W. Zhao, G. Eda, W.J. Zhang, G. Grinblat, S.A. Maier, J.K.W. Yang, C.W. Qiu, A.T.S. Wee, “Giant photoluminescence enhancement in tungsten-diselenide-gold plasmonic hybrid structures”, Nat. Commun. 7, 11283 (2016).

  3. Y.J. Zheng, Y.L. Huang, Y. Chen, W. Zhao, G. Eda, C.D. Spataru, W.J. Zhang, Y.H. Chang, L.J. Li, D. Chi, S.Y. Quek, A.T.S. Wee, “ Heterointerface Screening Effects Between Organic Monolayers and Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides”, ACS Nano 10, 2476 (2016).

  4. Y.L. Huang, Y.F. Chen, W.J. Zhang, S.Y. Quek, C.H. Chen, L.J. Li, W.T. Hsu, W.H. Chang, Y.J. Zheng, W. Chen, and A.T.S. Wee, “Bandgap Tunability at Single-layer Molybdenum Disulphide Grain Boundaries”, Nat. Commun. 6, 6298 (2015).

  5. D. Wei, L.F. Xie, K.K. Lee, Z.B. Hu, S.H. Tan, W. Chen, C.H. Sow, K.Q. Chen, Y.Q. Liu, and A.T.S. Wee, “Controllable unzipping for intramolecular junctions of graphene nanoribbons and single walled carbon nanotubes”, Nat. Commun. 4, 1374 (2013).

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