Pengjie Wang

Pengjie Wang
Pengjie Wang he/him/his
Assistant Professor, Physics
(217) 244-1985
218 Seitz Materials Research Lab

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Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Peking University, 2018

Academic Positions

  • Postdoc, Princeton University, 2019-2023

Post-Doctoral Research Opportunities

Post-docs in experimental condensed matter physics are encouraged to get in touch via email to discuss potential openings.

Graduate Research Opportunities

We currently have two positions available for graduate students. Please feel free to contact me for opportunities.

Research Interests

  • Quantum Phase Transition
  • Topological Quantum Physics
  • Strongly Correlated Quantum Physics

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Guo Yu*, Pengjie Wang*, Ayelet J. Uzan, Yanyu Jia, Michael Onyszczak, Ratnadwip Singha, Xin Gui, Tiancheng Song, Yue Tang, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Robert J. Cava, Leslie M. Schoop, Sanfeng Wu†, Evidence for a Two-Dimensional Anisotropic Luttinger Liquids at Millikelvin Temperatures. Nature Communications 14, 7025 (2023).
  • Michael Onyszczak*, Ayelet J. Uzan-Narovlansky*, Yue Tang*, Pengjie Wang*, Yanyu Jia, Guo Yu, Tiancheng Song, Ratnadwip Singha, Jason F. Khoury, Leslie M. Schoop, Sanfeng Wu†, A Platform for Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of Quantum Materials at Millikelvin Temperatures. Review Scientific Instruments 94, 103903 (2023).
  • Pengjie Wang*, Guo Yu*, Yanyu Jia*, Michael Onyszczak, F. Alexandre Cevallos, Shiming Lei, Sebastian Klemenz, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Robert J. Cava, Leslie M. Schoop, and Sanfeng Wu†, Landau Quantization and Highly Mobile Fermions in an Insulator. Nature 589, 225 (2021).
  • Yanyu Jia*, Pengjie Wang*, Cheng-Li Chiu*, Zhida Song, Guo Yu, Berthold Jäck, Shiming Lei, Sebastian Klemenz, F. Alexandre Cevallos, Michael Onyszczak, Nadezhda Fishchenko, Xiaomeng Liu, Gelareh Farahi, Fang Xie, Yuanfeng Xu, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, B. Andrei Bernevig, Robert J. Cava, Leslie M. Schoop, Ali Yazdani†, and Sanfeng Wu†, Evidence for a Monolayer Excitonic Insulator. Nature Physics 18, 87 (2022).
  • Pengjie Wang*, Guo Yu*, Yves H. Kwan*, Yanyu Jia, Shiming Lei, Sebastian Klemenz, F. Alexandre Cevallos, Ratnadwip Singha, Trithep Devakul, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Shivaji L. Sondhi, Robert J. Cava, Leslie M. Schoop, Siddharth A. Parameswaran, and Sanfeng Wu†, One-Dimensional Luttinger Liquids in a Two-Dimensional Moiré Lattice. Nature 605, 57 (2022).

Recent Courses Taught

  • PHYS 102 - College Physics: E&M & Modern