Publications, N. P. Ong (Princeton University)


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 (Publications 2001-present)


162. Y. Zhang, N.P. Ong, P. W. Anderson, D. A. Bonn, R. X. Liang, and W. N. Hardy, “Giant enhancement of the thermal Hall conductivity in high-purity YBa2Cu3O7”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 890 (2001). (cond-mat/0008140)

163.  T. He, Q. Huang, A.P. Ramirez, Y. Wang, K. A. Regan, N. Rogado, M.A. Hayward, M. K. Haas, J.S. Slusky, K. Inumaru, H. W. Zandbergen, N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “Superconductivity in the non-oxide Perovskite MgCNi3”, Nature 411, 54 (2001). (cond-mat/0103296)

164. Yayu Wang and N. P. Ong, “Particle-hole symmetry in the antiferromagnetic state of the cuprates”, Proc. National Academy of Sciences, 98, 11091 (2001), (cond-mat/0110215).

165.  Yayu Wang, Z. A. Xu, T. Kakeshita, S. Uchida, S. Ono, Yoichi Ando, and N. P. Ong, “The onset of the vortex-like Nernst signal above Tc in La2-xSrxCuO4 and Bi2Sr2-yLayCuO6”, Phys. Rev. B 64, 224519 (2001). (cond-mat/0108242)

166. More is Different:  Fifty Years of Condensed Matter Physics,  N. P. Ong and R. N. Bhatt, editors (Princeton University Press, 2001).



167. Yayu Wang, N. P. Ong, Z.A. Xu, T. Kakeshita, S. Uchida, D. A. Bonn, R. Liang and W. N. Hardy, “High field phase diagram of cuprates derived from the Nernst effect”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 257003 (2002) (cond-mat/0205299).

168. Peter Matl, N. P. Ong, R. Gagnon and L. Taillefer, “Collapse of the vortex-lattice inductance at the melting transition in untwinned YBa2Cu3O7”, Phys. Rev. B 65, 214514 (2002). (cond-mat/0205466).

169.  Yayu Wang, Z. A. Xu and N. P. Ong, “Nernst effect and the loss of superconducting phase-coherence in underdoped YBa2Cu3Oy”.

170.  Y. Zhang, R. H. Austin, J. Kraeft, E. C. Cox, and N. P. Ong, “Insulating behavior of l -DNA on the micron scale”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 198102 (2002). (physics/0205016).

171.  N. Rogado, M.A. Hayward, K. A. Regan, Y. Y. Wang, N. P. Ong, H. W. Zandbergen, J. M. Rowell, R. J. Cava, “Low temperature synthesis of MgB2”, Jnl. Appl. Phys. 91, 274-277 (2002).



172.  Yayu Wang, S. Ono, Y. Onose, G. Gu, Yoichi Ando, Y. Tokura, S. Uchida, and N. P. Ong, “Dependence of upper critical field and pairing strength on doping in cuprates”, Science 299, 86 (2003).

173.  Yayu Wang, Nyrissa S. Rogado, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong, “Spin entropy as the likely source of enhanced thermopower in NaxCo2O4”, Nature 423, 425 (2003), cond-mat/0406125.

174.  P. Matl and N. P. Ong, Reply to “Comment on ‘Collapse of the vortex-lattice inductance and shear modulus at the melting transition in untwined YBa2Cu3O7”.  Phys. Rev. B 67, 146502 (2003).

175.  M. L. Foo, R. E. Schaak, V. L. Miller, T. Klimczuk, N. S. Rogado, Yayu Wang, G. C. Lau, C. Craley, H. W. Zandbergen, N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “Chemical Instability of the Cobalt Oxyhydrate Superconductor at Body Temperature”, Solid State Commun. 127, 33 (2003). cond-mat/0304464.

176.  Yayu Wang, Nyrissa S. Rogado, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong, “Anomalous high-temperature Hall effect in the triangular lattice of NaxCoO2”, cond-mat/0305455

177.  Wei-Li Lee. M. K. Haas, G. Lawes, A. P. Ramirez, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Field tuning of electron and hole populations in the ruthenate Bi3Ru3O11”, Europhys. Lett. 63, 860 (2003).  cond-mat/0305451.

178.  W. Pan, K. Lai, S. P. Bayrakci, N. P. Ong, D. C. Tsui, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West, “Cyclotron resonance at microwave frequencies in two-dimensional hole system in AlGaAs/GaAs quantum wells”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 3519 (2003).



179.  N. P. Ong, Yayu Wang, S. Ono, Yoichi Ando and S. Uchida, “Vorticity and the Nernst Effect in Cuprate Superconductors”,  Proceedings of the 10th Intern. Molecular Oxide Electronics workshop, Augsburg, Annalen der Physik, 13, 9-14 (2004). cond-mat/0312213.

180.   Wei-Li Lee, Satoshi Watauchi, V. L. Miller, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Dissipationless anomalous Hall current in the ferromagnetic spinel CuCr2Se4-xBrx”, Science 303, 1647 (2004). cond-mat/0405584.

181.  N. P. Ong and Yayu Wang, “Vorticity, phase stiffness and the cuprate phase diagram”, Proc. M2S-RIO conference, Physica 408-410C, 11-15 (2004); cond-mat/0306399

182.  R. E. Schaak, M. Avdeev, W. L. Lee, G. Lawes, H. W. Zandbergen, J. D. Jorgensen, N. P. Ong, A. P. Ramirez, R. J. Cava, “Formation of transition metal boride and carbide perovskites related to superconducting MgCNi3”, J. Solid State Chem. 177, 1244 (2004).

183.   N. P. Ong, Weida Wu, P. M. Chaikin, and P. W. Anderson, “Phase coherence and the Nernst effect at magic angles in organic conductors”, Europhys. Lett. 66, 579 (2004), cond-mat/0401159.

184.  Maw Lin Foo, Yayu Wang, Satoshi Watauchi, H. W. Zandbergen, Tao He, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong, “Charge-ordering, commensurability and metallicity in the phase diagram of layered NaxCoO2”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 247001 (2004), cond-mat/0312174 

185.  N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “Electronic frustration on a triangular lattice”, Science 305, 52 (2004).

  Foo ML, Lee WL, Siegrist T, Lawes G, Ramirez AP, Ong NP, Cava RJ, “Electronic characterization of alkali ruthenium hollandites: KRu4O8, RbRu4O8 and Cs0.8Li0.2Ru4O8”, Mater. Res. Bull. 39 (11): 1663-1670 (2004).

186.  Huang Q, Foo ML, Lynn JW, Zandbergen HW, Lawes G, Wang YY, Toby BH, Ramirez AP, Ong NP, Cava RJ, “Low temperature phase transitions and crystal structure of Na0.5CoO2”, Jnl Phys. Cond. Mat. 16 (32): 5803-5814, 2004.

187.  Wei-Li Lee, S. Watauchi, V. L. Miller, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Anomalous-Hall heat current and Nernst effect in the ferromagnet CuCr2Se4-xBrx”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 226601 (2004), cond-mat/0407765

188.  Y. Zhang, R. H. Austin, E. C. Cox, and N. P. Ong, “Reply to ‘Comment on Insulating Behavior of l-DNA on the Micron Scale’”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 239802 (2004).



189.  J. Lai, K.V.P.M. Shafi, A. Ulman, K. Loos, Y.J. Lee, T. Vogt, W.L. Lee, N. P. Ong, C. Estournes, “Controlling the size of magnetic nanoparticles using pluronic block copolymer surfactants”,  Jnl Phys. Chem. B 109, 2034-2034 (2005).

190.  Lu Li, Yayu Wang, M. J. Naughton, S. Ono, Yoichi Ando, and N. P. Ong, “Strongly nonlinear magnetization above Tc in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d”, Eurpophys. Lett. 72, 451-457 (2005), cond-mat/0507617.

191.  A. Venimadhav et al., “Structural and transport properties of epitaxial NaxCoO2 thin films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 172104 (2005).

192.  Yayu Wang, Lu Li, M. J. Naughton, G. Gu, S. Uchida and N. P. Ong, “Field-enhanced diamagnetism in the pseudogap state of the cuprate Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d  superconductor in an intense magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. Lett.  95, 247002 (2005), cond-mat/0503190.

193.  V. L. Miller, W. L. Lee, G. Lawes, N. P. Ong, and R. J. Cava, “Synthesis and properties of the Co7Se8-xSx and Ni7Se8-xSx solid solutions”, Jnl. Solid State Chemistry 178, 1508-1512 (2005).

194.  M. L. Foo, T. Klimczuk, L. Li, N. P. Ong, R. J. Cava, “Superconductivity in three-layer Na0.3CoO2.1.3H2O,” Solid State Communications 133, 407-410 (2005). 

195.  Yufang Wang, Y. Zhang, and N. P. Ong, “Speeding up a single-molecule DNA device with a simple catalyst,” Phys. Rev. E 72, 051918 (2005), cond-mat/0412287.

196.  W. Wu, N. P. Ong and P. M. Chaikin, “Giant angular-dependent Nernst effect in the quasi-one-dimensional organic conductor (TMTSF)2PF6”, Phys. Rev. B 72, 235116, (2005).



197.  N. P. Ong and Wei-Li Lee, “Geometry and the Anomalous Hall Effect in Ferromagnets”, Foundations of Quantum Mechanics in the Light of New Technology (Proceedings of ISQM-Tokyo’05), ed. Sachio Ishioka and Kazuo Fujikawa (World Scientific 2006)p. 121, cond-mat/0508236.

198.  Yayu Wang, Lu Li and N. P. Ong, “The Nernst effect in high-Tc superconductors”, Phys. Rev. B 73, 024510 (2006),  cond-mat/0510470.

199.   M. L. Foo, Q. Huang, J. W. Lynn, W. L. Lee, T. Klimczuk, I.S. Hagemann, N. P. Ong, and R. J. Cava, “Synthesis, structure and physical properties of Ru ferrites: BaMRu5O11 (M = Li and Cu) and BaM'2Ru4O11 (M' = Mu, Fe and Co)”, J. Solid State Chem. 179, 563-572 (2006).

200.  P. W. Anderson and N. P. Ong, “Theory of asymmetric tunneling in the cuprate superconductors”, J. Physics Chemistry of Solids 67, 1-5 (2006).

201.  L. Viciu, J.W.G. Bos, H.W. Zandbergen, Q. Huang, M. L. Foo, S. Ishiwata, A. P. Ramirez, M. Lee, N. P. Ong, and R.J. Cava, “Crystal structure and elementary properties of NaxCoO2 (x = 0.32, 0.51, 0.6, 0.75, and 0.92) in the three-layer NaCoO2 family”, Phys. Rev. B 73 174104 (2006).

202.  Minhyea Lee, Liliana Viciu, Lu Li, Yayu Wang, M. L. Foo, S. Watauchi, R. A. Pascal Jr., R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Large enhancement of the thermopower in NaxCoO2 at high Na doping”, Nature Materials 5, 537 (2006).

203.  E. Morosan, H. W. Zandbergen, B. S. Dennis, J. W. G. Bos, Y. Onose, T. Klimczuk, A. P. Ramirez, N. P. Ong, and R. J. Cava, “Superconductivity in CuxTiSe2”, Nature Physics 2, 544 (2006).

204.   J. W. G. Bos, M. Lee, E. Morosan, H. W. Zandbergen, W.L. Lee, N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “Ferromagnetism below 10 K in Mn-doped BiTe”, Phys. Rev. B 74, 184429, (2006).


205.  H. Zhu, K. Lai, D. C. Tsui, S. P. Bayracki, N. P. Ong, M. Manfra, L. Pfeiffer, and K. West, “Density and well width dependences of the effective mass of two-dimensional holes in (100) GaAs quantum wells measured using cyclotron resonance at microwave frequencies”, Solid State Commun. 141, 510 (2007).

206.  Lu Li, Yayu Wang, M. J. Naughton, Seiki Komiya, Shimpei Ono, Yoichi Ando and N. P. Ong, “Magnetization, Nernst effect and vorticity in the cuprates”, Proc. ICM 2006, Kyoto, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 310, 460-466 (2007).

207.  Minhyea Lee, Y. Onose, Y. Tokura and N. P. Ong, “Hidden constant in the anomalous Hall effect of high-purity magnet MnSi”, Phys. Rev. B 75, 172403 (2007).

208.  Lu Li, J. G. Checkelsky, Seiki Komiya, Shimpei Ono, Yoichi Ando and N. P. Ong, “Low temperature vortex liquid in La2-xSrxCuO4”, Nature Physics 3, 311-314 (2007).

209.  E. Morosan, H. W. Zandbergen, Lu Li, Minhyea Lee, J. G. Checkelsky, M. Heinrich, T. Siegrist, N. P. Ong, and R. J. Cava “Sharp switching of the magnetization in Fe1∕4TaS2,” Phys. Rev. B 75, 104401 (2007).

210.  Y. Onose, N. P. Ong and C. Petrovic, “Thermal-Hall conductivity and long-lived quasiparticles in CeCoIn5”, Proc. M2S-HTSC-VIII, Dresden 2006, 460-462, 676 (2007).

211.  Lu Li, Yayu Wang, J. M. Checkelsky, Seiki Komiya, Yoichi Ando and N. P. Ong, “Depairing field and the Nernst onset temperature in hole-doped cuprates”, Proc. M2S-HTSC-VIII, Dresden 2006, Physica C 460-462, 49 (2007).

212.  E. Morosan, Lu Li, N. P. Ong, and R. J. Cava, “Anisotropic properties of the layered superconductor Cu0.07TiSe2,,”  Phys. Rev. B 75, 104505 (2007).

213.  N. P. Ong, Lu Li, Yayu Wang and M. J. Naughton, “Ong et al. reply”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 119702 (2007).

214.  Y. Onose, Lu Li, C. Petrovic, and N. P. Ong, “Anomalous thermopower and Nernst effect in CeCoIn5: loss of entropy current in precursor state.”, Europhys. Lett. 79, 17006 (2007).

215.  Y. Onose, N. P. Ong and C. Petrovic, “The Lorenz number in CeCoIn5 extracted from the thermal and charge Hall currents,” Europhys. Lett. 80, 37005 (2007).



218.  K. L. Holman, E. Morosan, P. A. Casey, Lu Li, N. P. Ong, T. Klimczuk, C. Felser., R. J. Cava, “Crystal structure and physical properties of Mg6Cu16Si7-type M6Ni16Si7, for M = Mg, Sc, Ti, Nb, and Ta”, Mater. Res. Bull. 43, 9-15 (2008).

219.  J. G. Checkelsky, Minhyea Lee, E. Morosan, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Anomalous Hall Effect and magnetoresistance in the layered ferromagnet Fe1/4TaS2: the inelastic regime”, Phys. Rev. B 77, 014433 (2008).

221.  Joseph G. Checkelsky, Lu Li, and N. P. Ong, “Zero-energy state in graphene in a high magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 206801 (2008).

222.  Lu Li, J. G. Checkelsky, Y.S. Hor, C. Uher, A. F. Hebard, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Phase transitions of Dirac electrons in bismuth.” Science 321, 547 (2008).

223.  N. P. Ong, “Recipe for spin currents”, Nature 455, 741 (2008).  [News & Views]

224.  Wray L, Qian D, Hsieh D, et al., “Momentum dependence of superconducting gap, strong-coupling dispersion kink, and tightly bound Cooper pairs in the high-Tc (Sr,Ba)1-x(K,Na)_xFe2As2 superconductors”,  Phys. Rev. B 78, 184508 (2008).



225.  Yufang Wang, Ido Golding, Ling Guo, Edward C. Cox and N. P. Ong, “Quantitative, single-molecule fluorescence microscopy investigation of the binding of CI protein to DNA”, Biophysical Journal 96(2), 609-620 (2009).

226.  Joseph G. Checkelsky, Lu Li, and N. P. Ong, “Divergent resistance at the Dirac point in graphene: Evidence for a transition in a high magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 115434 (2009). arXiv:0808.0906v2.

227.  McQueen, T. M., Huang Q., Ksenofontov, V., Felser, C., Xu, Q., Zandbergen, H., Hor, Y. S., Allred, J., Williams, A. J., Qu, D., Checkelsky, J., Ong, N. P., Cava, R. J., “Extreme sensitivity of superconductivity to stoichiometry in Fe1+d Se”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 014522 (2009).

228.  Minhyea Lee, W.W. Kang, Y. Onose, Y. Tokura, and N. P. Ong, “Unusual Hall Effect Anomaly in MnSi Under Pressure”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 186601 (2009); arXiv:0811.3146v2.

229.  Long T, Tu KC, Wang Y, Mehta P, Ong NP, Bonnie L. Bassler, Ned S. Wingreen, “Quantifying the Integration of Quorum-Sensing Signals with Single-Cell Resolution”, PLoS Biol 7(3): e1000068 (2009).

230.  Y.S. Hor, A. Richardella, P. Roushan, Y. Xia, J. G. Checkelsky, A. Yazdani, Z. Hasan, N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “p-type Bi2Se3 for topological insulator and low temperature thermoelectric applications”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 195208 (2009), cond-mat. arXiv:0903.4406.

231.  J. G. Checkelsky, Lu Li, G. F. Chen, J. L. Luo, N. L. Wang and N. P. Ong, “Large quasiparticle thermal Hall conductivity in the superconductor Ba1xKxFe2As2”, arXiv: 0811:4668v1.

232.  J. G. Checkelsky and N. P. Ong, “Thermopower and Nernst Effect in graphene in a magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. B 80, 081413(R) (2009).  cond-mat arXiv:0812.2866v2

233.  D. Hsieh, Y. Xia, D. Qian, L. Wray, J. H. Dil, F. Mejer, J. Osterwalder, L. Patthey, J. G. Checkelsky, N. P. Ong, A. V. Fedorov, H. Lin, A. Bansil, D. Grauer, Y. S. Hor, R. J. Cava, & M. Z. Hasan, “A tunable topological insulator in the spin helical Dirac transport regime” Nature 460, 1101 (2009).

234.  J. G. Checkelsky, Y. S. Hor, M.-H. Liu, D.-X. Qu, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Quantum Interference in Macroscopic Crystals of Nonmetallic Bi2Se3”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 246601 (2009).



235.  Y. S. Hor, A. J. Williams, J. G. Checkelsky, P. Roushan, J. Seo, Q. Xu, H. W. Zandbergen, A. Yazdani, N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “Superconductivity in CuxBi2Se3 and its Implications for Pairing in the Undoped Topological Insulator”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 057001 (2010).

236.  Lu Li, Yayu Wang, Seiki Komiya, Shimpei Ono, Yoichi Ando, G. D. Gu and N. P. Ong, “Diamagnetism and Cooper pairing above Tc in cuprates”,  Phys. Rev. B 81, 054510 (2010).  

237.  Shu-Wen Teng, Yufang Wang, Kimberly C. Tu, Tao Long, Pankaj Mehta, Ned S. Wingreen, Bonnie L. Bassler and  N. P. Ong, “Measurement of the Copy Number of the Master Quorum-Sensing Regulator of a Bacterial Cell”, Biophysical Jnl 98, 2024 (2010).

 238.  Naoto Nagaosa, Jairo Sinova, Shigeki Onoda, A. H. MacDonald, and  N. P. Ong, “Anomalous Hall Effect”, Rev. Mod. Phys. 82, 1539 (2010).

239. Y. S. Hor, P. Roushan, H. Beidenkopf, J. Seo, D. Qu, J. G. Checkelsky, L. A. Wray, D. Hsieh, Y. Xia, S.-Y. Xu, D. Qian, M. Z. Hasan, N. P. Ong, A. Yazdani, and R. J. Cava, “Development of ferromagnetism in the doped topological insulator Bi2−xMnxTe3”, Phys. Rev. B 81, 195203 (2010).

240.  Dong-Xia Qu, Y. S. Hor, Jun Xiong, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Quantum Oscillations and Hall Anomaly of Surface States in the Topological Insulator Bi2Te3”, Science 329, 821 (2010), DOI: 10.1126/science.1189792.

241. Y. S. Hor, D. X. Qu, N. P. Ong ad R. J. Cava, “Low temperature magnetothermoelectric effect and magnetoresistance in Te vapor annealed Bi2Te3”, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 22, 375801 (2010).

242. N. P. Ong, “Phase coherence, vortex liquid and the Nernst effect in cuprate superconductors”, in QUANTUM THEORY OF CONDENSED MATTER, Proceedings of the 24th Solvay Conference on Physics 2008, edited by Bertrand I. Halperin & Alexander Sevrin (World Scientific).



243.  Jia Shuang, Jiramongkolchai Pawina, Suchomel M. R., BH Toby, JG Checkelsky, NP Ong, and RJ Cava, “Ferromagnetic quantum critical point induced by dimer-breaking in SrCo2(Ge1-xPx)2”, Nature Physics 7, 207 (2011).

244.  Shu-Wen Teng, Jessica N. Schaffer, Kimberly C. Tu, Pankaj Mehta, Wenyun Lu, NP Ong, BL Bassler, Ned S. Wingreen, “Active regulation of receptor ratios controls integration of quorum-sensing signals in Vibrio harveyi”, Molecular Systems Biology 7, 491 (2011).

245.  Y.S . Hor, J. G. Checkelsky, D. Qu, N. P. Ong and R. J. Cava, “Superconductivity and non-metallicity induced by doping the topological insulators Bi2Se3 and Bi2Te3,” Jnl. Phys. Chem. Solids 72, 572 (2011).

246.  J. G. Checkelsky, Y. S. Hor, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Bulk Band Gap and Surface State Conduction Observed in Voltage-Tuned Crystals of the Topological Insulator Bi2Se3”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 196801 (2011)

247.  Yufang Wang, Kimberly C.Tu, N. P. Ong, B. L. Bassler and N. S. Wingreen, “Protein-Level Fluctuation Correlation at the Microcolony Level and Its Application to the Vibrio harveyi Quorum-Sensing Circuit”, Biophysical Jnl. 100, 3045 (2011).

248.          S. Jia, H.W. Ji, E. Climent-Pascual, M. K. Fuccillo, M.E. Charles, Jun Xiong, N. P. Ong, R. J. Cava, “Low-carrier-concentration crystals of the topological insulator Bi2Te2Se”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 235206  (2011).

249. Lu Li, N. Alidoust, J. M. Tranquada, G. D. Gu, and N. P. Ong, “Unusual Nernst effect suggesting time-reversal violation in the striped cuprate superconductor La2-xBaxCuO4”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 277001 (2011).



250. Jun Xiong, A. C. Petersen, Dongxia Qu, R. J. Cava and N. P. Ong, “Quantum oscillations in a topological insulator Bi2Te2Se with large bulk resistivity (6 Wcm)”, Physica E 44, 917-920 (2012) ,doi:10.1016/j.physe.2011.09.011