Welcome to SMALL

Li Research Group @ UCSD Chemistry and Biochemistry

Li Research Group @ UCSD Chemistry and Biochemistry


Welcome to explore "SMALL": Spectroscopy and Microscopy at Atomic Level Laboratory. We combine femtosecond laser and scanning tunneling microscope to study the quantum phenomena which occurs at nearly the smallest length scale and the fastest time scale.

Latest News:

06/08/2022. Our new paper, "Confinement-induced catalytic dissociation of hydrogen molecules in a scanning tunneling microscope" is published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. as the front-cover article.

05/17/2022. Jiachen received the 2022 Undergraduate Summer Research Award.

05/09/2022. Shaowei has been selected as the 2022 Society of Hellman Fellows.

09/26/2021. Our new paper, "Imaging two-dimensional generalized Wigner crystals" is published in Nature.

08/22/2021. Our new paper, "Imaging local discharge cascades for correlated electrons in WS2/WSe2 moiré superlattices" is published in Nature Physics.