Thrust I: New Materials Growth by Atomic Design
(1) G. J. Shu, S. C. Liou, S. Karna, R. Sankar, M. Hayashi, M.-W. Chu and F. C. Chou*, 2015, Graphene-like conjugated π bond system in Pb1− xSnxSe, Appl. Phys. Lett, 106, 122101.

(2) Yusuf Valentino Kaneti, Saikat Dutta, Md. S. A. Hossain, Muhammad J. A. Shiddiky, Kuo-Lun Tung, Fa-Kuen Shieh, Chia-Kuang Tsung, Kevin C.-W. Wu,* and Yusuke Yamauchi* “Strategies for Improving the Functionality of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Tailoring Nanoarchitectures for Functional Applications” Adv. Mater. 2017, 1700213

(3) Keng-Te Lin, Hsuen-Li Chen, Yu-Sheng Lai & Chen-Chieh Yu “Silicon-based broadband antenna for high responsivity and polarization-insensitive photodetection at telecommunication wavelengths” NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4288

(4) T.-Y. Chen, T.-C. Chuang, S.-Y. Huang, H.-W. Yen, and C.-F. Pai*, "Spin-orbit torque from a magnetic heterostructure of high-entropy alloy," Physical Review Applied 8,044005 (2017).

Thrust II: Expert System on Atomic Material Characterizations
(1) T. Chen, W.-L. Chen, B. J. Foley, J. Lee, J. P. C. Ruff, J. Y. P. Ko, C. M. Brown, L. W. Harriger, D. Zhang, C. Park, M. Yoon, Y.-M. Chang, J. J. Choi, and S.-H. Lee (2017, Jul). Origin of long lifetime of band-edge charge carriers in organic– inorganic lead iodide perovskites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(29), 7519-24. MOST 105-2119-M-002-046-MY3.

(2) Bo-Chao Huang and Pu Yu and Y. H. Chu and Chia-Seng Chang and Ramamoorthy Ramesh and Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski and Philipp Ebert and Ya-Ping Chiu . “Atomically Resolved Electronic States and Correlated Magnetic Order at Termination Engineered Complex Oxide Heterointerfaces” ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (2), pp 1089–1095

(3) M. H. Lee, C.-P. Chang, F.-T. Huang, G. Y. Guo, B. Gao, C. H. Chen, S.-W. Cheong, and M.-W. Chu*, 2017: Hidden Antipolar Order Parameter and Charged Néel-Type Domain Walls in Hybrid Improper Ferroelectrics. Phys. Rev. Lett., 119, 157601. [Cover of the issue]

(4) H.-Y. Lee, T.-H. Shen, C.-Y. Hu, Y.-Y. Tsai, C.-Y. Wen, “Producing atomically abrupt heterojunctions in silicon-germanium nanowires by thermal oxidation,” Nano Lett.17, 7494 (2017).

(5) P. Chen, Woei Wu Pai, Y.-H. Chan, W.-L. Sun, C.-Z. Xu, D.-S. Lin, M.Y. Chou, A.-V. Fedorov & T.-C. Chiang “Large quantum-spin-Hall gap in single-layer 1T′WSe2” NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | (2018) 9:2003 |DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04395-2

Thrust III: Atomic/Molecular Functionalization of New Materials and Theoretical Framework
(1) G. Y. Luo, J. G. Lin*, Wen-Chung Chiang*and Ching-Ray Chang (2017, Jul). Spin pump and probe in lanthanum strontium manganite/platinum bilayers. Scientific reports, 7: 6612.

(2) Heng-Liang Wu, Minjeong Shin, Yao-Min Liu, Kimberly A. See, Andrew A. Gewirth⁎“Thiol-Based Electrolyte Additives for High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries” Nano Energy. 2017, 32, 50-58.