List of publications

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  1. X. Cao, Y. Lu, P. Hansmann, and M. W. Haverkort, "Tree Tensor-Network Real-Time Multiorbital Impurity Solver: Spin-Orbit Coupling and Correlation Functions in Sr_2RuO_4", (2021).
  2. Y. X. Zhao, Y. Lu, and S. A. Yang, "Topological Second-Order Spin-3/2 Liquids with Hinge Fermi Arcs", ArXiv Eprint 2005.14500, (2020).
  3. Y. X. Zhao, Y. Lu, and H.-Z. Lu, "Topological Landau Lattice", ArXiv Eprint 1706.09783, (2017).

Journal articles


  1. Y. E. Suyolcu, K. Fürsich, M. Hepting, Z. Zhong, Y. Lu, Y. Wang, G. Christiani, G. Logvenov, P. Hansmann, M. Minola, B. Keimer, P. A. van Aken, and E. Benckiser, "Control of the Metal-Insulator Transition in \mathrmNdNiO_3 Thin Films through the Interplay between Structural and Electronic Properties", Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 045001 (2021).


  1. N. B. Brookes, D. Betto, K. Cao, Y. Lu, K. Kummer, and F. Giustino, "Spin Waves in Metallic Iron and Nickel Measured by Soft x-Ray Resonant Inelastic Scattering", Phys. Rev. B 102, 064412 (2020).
  2. X. Xu, H. Zhang, Z. Zhong, R. Zhang, L. Yin, Y. Sun, H. Huang, Y. Lu, Y. Lu, C. Zhou, Z. Ma, L. Shen, J. Wang, J. Guo, J. Sun, and Z. Sheng, "Polar Rectification Effect in Electro-Fatigued SrTiO3-Based Junctions", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12, 31645 (2020).
  3. J. L. Lin, R. He, Z. Lu, Y. Lu, Z. Wang, Z. Zhong, X. Zhao, R.-W. Li, Z. D. Zhang, and Z. J. Wang, "Oxygen Vacancy Enhanced Ferroelectricity in BTO:SRO Nanocomposite Films", Acta Materialia 199, (2020).
  4. R. He, P. Jiang, Y. Lu, Y. Song, M. Chen, M. Jin, L. Shui, and Z. Zhong, "Polarity-Induced Electronic and Atomic Reconstruction at NdNiO_2/SrTiO_3 Interfaces", Phys. Rev. B 102, 035118 (2020).
  5. L. Si, W. Xiao, J. Kaufmann, J. M. Tomczak, Y. Lu, Z. Zhong, and K. Held, "Topotactic Hydrogen in Nickelate Superconductors and Akin Infinite-Layer Oxides ABO_2", Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 166402 (2020).


  1. Y. Lu, X. Cao, P. Hansmann, and M. W. Haverkort, "Natural-Orbital Impurity Solver and Projection Approach for Green’s Functions", Phys. Rev. B 100, 115134 (2019).
  2. A. Frano, M. Bluschke, Z. Xu, B. Frandsen, Y. Lu, M. Yi, R. Marks, A. Mehta, V. Borzenets, D. Meyers, M. P. M. Dean, F. Baiutti, J. Maier, G. Kim, G. Christiani, G. Logvenov, E. Benckiser, B. Keimer, and R. J. Birgeneau, "Control of Dopant Crystallinity in Electrochemically Treated Cuprate Thin Films", Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 063803 (2019).
  3. C. Song, W. Xiao, L. Li, Y. Lu, P. Jiang, C. Li, A. Chen, and Z. Zhong, "Tunable Band Gap and Enhanced Ferromagnetism by Surface Adsorption in Monolayer Cr_2Ge_2Te_6", Phys. Rev. B 99, 214435 (2019).
  4. K. Fürsich, Y. Lu, D. Betto, M. Bluschke, J. Porras, E. Schierle, R. Ortiz, H. Suzuki, G. Cristiani, G. Logvenov, N. B. Brookes, M. W. Haverkort, M. Le Tacon, E. Benckiser, M. Minola, and B. Keimer, "Resonant Inelastic x-Ray Scattering Study of Bond Order and Spin Excitations in Nickelate Thin-Film Structures", Phys. Rev. B 99, 165124 (2019).


  1. H. Suzuki, M. Minola, Y. Lu, Y. Peng, R. Fumagalli, E. Lefrançois, T. Loew, J. Porras, K. Kummer, D. Betto, S. Ishida, H. Eisaki, C. Hu, X. Zhou, M. W. Haverkort, N. B. Brookes, L. Braicovich, G. Ghiringhelli, M. Le Tacon, and B. Keimer, "Probing the Energy Gap of High-Temperature Cuprate Superconductors by Resonant Inelastic x-Ray Scattering", Npj Quantum Materials 3, 65 (2018).
  2. Y. Lu, D. Betto, K. Fürsich, H. Suzuki, H.-H. Kim, G. Cristiani, G. Logvenov, N. B. Brookes, E. Benckiser, M. W. Haverkort, G. Khaliullin, M. Le Tacon, M. Minola, and B. Keimer, "Site-Selective Probe of Magnetic Excitations in Rare-Earth Nickelates Using Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering", Phys. Rev. X 8, 031014 (2018).


  1. Y. Lu and M. W. Haverkort, "Nonperturbative Series Expansion of Green’s Functions: The Anatomy of Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering in the Doped Hubbard Model", Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 256401 (2017).
  2. M. Minola, Y. Lu, Y. Y. Peng, G. Dellea, H. Gretarsson, M. W. Haverkort, Y. Ding, X. Sun, X. J. Zhou, D. C. Peets, L. Chauviere, P. Dosanjh, D. A. Bonn, R. Liang, A. Damascelli, M. Dantz, X. Lu, T. Schmitt, L. Braicovich, G. Ghiringhelli, B. Keimer, and M. Le Tacon, "Crossover from Collective to Incoherent Spin Excitations in Superconducting Cuprates Probed by Detuned Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering", Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 097001 (2017).
  3. Y. Lu and M. W. Haverkort, "Exact Diagonalization as an Impurity Solver in Dynamical Mean Field Theory", The European Physical Journal Special Topics 226, 2549 (2017).
  4. Y. Lu, Z. Zhong, M. W. Haverkort, and P. Hansmann, "Origins of Bond and Spin Order in Rare-Earth Nickelate Bulk and Heterostructures", Phys. Rev. B 95, 195117 (2017).
  5. Y. X. Zhao and Y. Lu, "PT-Symmetric Real Dirac Fermions and Semimetals", Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 056401 (2017).


  1. A. Frano, S. Blanco-Canosa, E. Schierle, Y. Lu, M. Wu, M. Bluschke, M. Minola, G. Christiani, H. U. Habermeier, G. Logvenov, Y. Wang, P. A. van Aken, E. Benckiser, E. Weschke, M. Le Tacon, and B. Keimer, "Long-Range Charge-Density-Wave Proximity Effect at Cuprate/Manganate Interfaces", Nat. Mater. 15, 831 (2016).
  2. Y. Lu, A. Frano, M. Bluschke, M. Hepting, S. Macke, J. Strempfer, P. Wochner, G. Cristiani, G. Logvenov, H.-U. Habermeier, M. W. Haverkort, B. Keimer, and E. Benckiser, "Quantitative Determination of Bond Order and Lattice Distortions in Nickel Oxide Heterostructures by Resonant x-Ray Scattering", Phys. Rev. B 93, 165121 (2016).


  1. M. Minola, G. Dellea, H. Gretarsson, Y. Y. Peng, Y. Lu, J. Porras, T. Loew, F. Yakhou, N. B. Brookes, Y. B. Huang, J. Pelliciari, T. Schmitt, G. Ghiringhelli, B. Keimer, L. Braicovich, and M. Le Tacon, "Collective Nature of Spin Excitations in Superconducting Cuprates Probed by Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering", Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 217003 (2015).


  1. M. W. Haverkort, G. Sangiovanni, P. Hansmann, A. Toschi, Y. Lu, and S. Macke, "Bands, Resonances, Edge Singularities and Excitons in Core Level Spectroscopy Investigated within the Dynamical Mean-Field Theory", EPL 108, 57004 (2014).
  2. N. Gauquelin, E. Benckiser, M. K. Kinyanjui, M. Wu, Y. Lu, G. Christiani, G. Logvenov, H.-U. Habermeier, U. Kaiser, B. Keimer, and G. A. Botton, "Atomically Resolved EELS Mapping of the Interfacial Structure of Epitaxially Strained \mathrmLaNiO_3/\mathrmLaAlO_3 Superlattices", Phys. Rev. B 90, 195140 (2014).
  3. Y. Lu, M. Höppner, O. Gunnarsson, and M. W. Haverkort, "Efficient Real-Frequency Solver for Dynamical Mean-Field Theory", Phys. Rev. B 90, 085102 (2014).
  4. M. K. Kinyanjui, Y. Lu, N. Gauquelin, M. Wu, A. Frano, P. Wochner, M. Reehuis, G. Christiani, G. Logvenov, H.-U. Habermeier, G. A. Botton, U. Kaiser, B. Keimer, and E. Benckiser, "Lattice Distortions and Octahedral Rotations in Epitaxially Strained LaNiO_3/LaAlO_3 Superlattices", Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 221909 (2014).
  5. A. Frano, E. Benckiser, Y. Lu, M. Wu, M. Castro-Colin, M. Reehuis, A. V. Boris, E. Detemple, W. Sigle, P. van Aken, G. Cristiani, G. Logvenov, H.-U. Habermeier, P. Wochner, B. Keimer, and V. Hinkov, "Layer Selective Control of the Lattice Structure in Oxide Superlattices", Adv. Mater. 26, 258 (2014).


  1. M. Wu, E. Benckiser, M. W. Haverkort, A. Frano, Y. Lu, U. Nwankwo, S. Brück, P. Audehm, E. Goering, S. Macke, V. Hinkov, P. Wochner, G. Christiani, S. Heinze, G. Logvenov, H.-U. Habermeier, and B. Keimer, "Strain and Composition Dependence of Orbital Polarization in Nickel Oxide Superlattices", Phys. Rev. B 88, 125124 (2013).
  2. A. Frano, E. Schierle, M. W. Haverkort, Y. Lu, M. Wu, S. Blanco-Canosa, U. Nwankwo, A. V. Boris, P. Wochner, G. Cristiani, H. U. Habermeier, G. Logvenov, V. Hinkov, E. Benckiser, E. Weschke, and B. Keimer, "Orbital Control of Noncollinear Magnetic Order in Nickel Oxide Heterostructures", Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 106804 (2013).
  3. J. A. Rosen, R. Comin, G. Levy, D. Fournier, Z.-H. Zhu, B. Ludbrook, C. N. Veenstra, A. Nicolaou, D. Wong, P. Dosanjh, Y. Yoshida, H. Eisaki, G. R. Blake, F. White, T. T. M. Palstra, R. Sutarto, F. He, A. Fraño Pereira, Y. Lu, B. Keimer, G. Sawatzky, L. Petaccia, and A. Damascelli, "Surface-Enhanced Charge-Density-Wave Instability in Underdoped Bi_2Sr_2-xLa_xCuO_6+δ", Nat. Commun. 4, 1977 (2013).
  4. S. Blanco-Canosa, A. Frano, T. Loew, Y. Lu, J. Porras, G. Ghiringhelli, M. Minola, C. Mazzoli, L. Braicovich, E. Schierle, E. Weschke, M. Le Tacon, and B. Keimer, "Momentum-Dependent Charge Correlations in YBa_2Cu_3O_6+δ Superconductors Probed by Resonant X-Ray Scattering: Evidence for Three Competing Phases", Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 187001 (2013).
  5. M. Rössle, K. W. Kim, A. Dubroka, P. Marsik, C. N. Wang, R. Jany, C. Richter, J. Mannhart, C. W. Schneider, A. Frano, P. Wochner, Y. Lu, B. Keimer, D. K. Shukla, J. Strempfer, and C. Bernhard, "Electric-Field-Induced Polar Order and Localization of the Confined Electrons in LaAlO_3/SrTiO_3 Heterostructures", Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 136805 (2013).


  1. Z.-M. Liao, Y. Lu, H.-C. Wu, Y.-Q. Bie, Y.-B. Zhou, and D.-P. Yu, "Improved Performance of ZnO Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors via Focused Ion Beam Treatment", Nanotechnology 22, 375201 (2011).
  2. Z.-M. Liao, Y. Lu, H.-Z. Zhang, and D.-P. Yu, "Hysteresis Magnetoresistance and Micromagnetic Modeling of Ni Microbelts", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 322, 2231 (2010).
  3. Z.-M. Liao, Y. Lu, J. Xu, J.-M. Zhang, and D.-P. Yu, "Temperature Dependence of Photoconductivity and Persistent Photoconductivity of Single ZnO Nanowires", Applied Physics A 95, 363 (2009).

Book chapters

  1. Z. Zhong and Y. Lu, in Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures, edited by N. Pryds and V. Esposito (Elsevier, 2018), pp. 245–261.

PhD Thesis

  1. Y. Lu, From Itinerant to Localized: an x-Ray Spectroscopic Study of Transition Metal Oxides, PhD thesis, University of Stuttgart, 2017.