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(*: equal contribution  : corresponding author)

Original Papers (refereed)

  1. Quantum phase transitions in highly crystalline two-dimensional superconductors
    Y. Saito†, T. Nojima and Y. Iwasa
    Nature Communications 9, 778 (2018). 
    Selected as Monthly Editor’s Highlights in Nature Communications (April, 2018)
  2. Nonreciprocal charge transport in noncentrosymmetric superconductors
    R. Wakatsuki*, Y. Saito*(co-first), S. Hoshino, Y. M. Itahashi, T. Ideue, M. Ezawa, Y. Iwasa and N. Nagaosa
    Science Advances 3, e1602390 (2017).
    RIKEN Research “An uneven resistance” (Link)
    UTokyo Research “Seeking out new functions for superconducting nanoelectronics” (Link)
  3. Gate-tuned thermoelectric power in black phosphorus
    Y. Saito*, T. Iizuka*, T. Koretsune, R. Arita, S. Shimizu, and Y. Iwasa
    Nano Letters 16, 48194824 (2016).
  4. Gate-optimized thermoelectric power factor in ultrathin WSe2 single crystals
    M. Yoshida, T. Iizuka, Y. Saito, M. Onga, R. Suzuki, Y. J. Zhang, Y. Iwasa and S. Shimizu
    Nano Letters 16, 20612065 (2016).
  5. Superconductivity protected by spin-valley locking in ion-gated MoS2
    Y. Saito, Y. Nakamura, M. S. Bahramy, Y. Kohama, J. T. Ye, Y. Kasahara, Y. Nakagawa, M. Onga, M. Tokunaga, T. Nojima, Y. Yanase and Y. Iwasa
    Nature Physics 12, 144149 (2016).   (arXiv:1506.04146)
    See also
    Perspective “Opening the gate on superconductivity” Science 350, 13161317 (2015).
    News and Views “Two-dimensional superconductivity: The Ising on the monolayer” Nature Physics 12, 112113 (2016).
    UTokyo Research “2D superconductor surviving in high magnetic fields over 50 Tesla” (Link)
    Highlighted in Superconductor Week as “Tokyo Observes MoS2 SC in a High Magnetic Field”, Voume30, Page.8
    Top 1% highly cited paper in Web of Science.(2016/5-6)
  6. Metallic ground state in an ion-gated two-dimensional superconductor
    Y. Saito, Y. Kasahara, J. T. Ye, Y. Iwasa† and T. Nojima
    Science 350, 409413 (2015).   (arXiv:1511.03266)
    UTokyo Research “The ultimate 2D superconductor” (Link)
    Highlighted in Asian Scientist as “A Minimally Disordered 2D Superconductor” (Link)
  7. Superconductivity series in transition metal dichalcogenides by ionic gating
    W. Shi, J. T. Ye, Y. J. Zhang, R. Suzuki, M. Yoshida, J. Miyazaki, N. Inoue, Y. Saito and Y. Iwasa
    Scientific Reports 5, 12534 (2015).
  8. Ambipolar insulator-to-metal transition in black phosphorus by ionic-liquid gating
    Y. Saito and Y. Iwasa
    ACS Nano 9, 31923198 (2015).   (arXiv:1505.04859)
    Top 1% highly cited paper in Web of Science.(2016/1-2)