CANLab @ HKU

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Book Chapters

Patents

2 granted patents, more than 10 US patents pending…

Peer-reviewed articles

[2020] [2019] [2018] [2017] [Prior to 2017]

2020

Journal Papers

  1. C. Li*, C. E. Graves*, X. Sheng, D. Miller, M. Foltin, G. Pedretti, J. P. Strachan*, “Analog content addressable memories with memristors”, Nature Communications, 11, 1638 (2020)
  2. P. Lin, C. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Li, H. Jiang, W. Song, M. Rao, Y. Zhuo, N. K. Upadhyay, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, J. J. Yang*, Q. Xia*, “Three-dimensional memristor circuits as complex neural networks”, Nature Electronics, 3, 225 (2020)
  3. C. E. Graves*, C. Li, X. Sheng, D. Miller, J. Ignowski, L. Kiyama, J. P. Strachan, In-Memory Computing with Memristor Content Addressable Memories for Pattern Matching, Advanced Materials, published online
  4. F. Cai, S. Kumar, T. Vaerenbergh, X. Sheng, R. Liu, C. Li, Z. Liu, M. Foltin, S. Yu, Q. Xia, J. J. Yang, R. Beausoleil, W. Lu, J. P. Strachan*, “Power-efficient combinatorial optimization using intrinsic noise in memristor Hopfield neural networks”, Nature Electronics, 3, 409 (2020)
  5. D. Joksas*, P. Freitas, Z. Chai, W. H. Ng, M. Buckwell, C. Li, W. D. Zhang, Q. Xia, A. J. Kenyon & A. Mehonic*, "Committee machines—a universal method to deal with non-idealities in memristor-based neural networks", Nature Communications, 11, 4273 (2020)
  6. K. Berggren, Q. Xia......P. Lin, C. Li......, "Roadmap on emerging hardware and technology for machine learning", Nanotechnology, 32 01200 (2020)

Conferences

  1. C. Li, J. Ignowski, X. Sheng, R. Wessel, B. Jaffe, J. Ingemi, C. Graves, J. P. Strachan, “CMOS-integrated nanoscale memristive crossbars for CNN and optimization acceleration.”, IMW 2020, May 17-25, 2020.
  2. C. Li, C. E. Graves, D. Miller, X. Sheng, J. P. Strachan, “Analog content addressable memory for explainable and efficient machine learning”, HPE TechCon 2020, Orlando, FL, Feb. 3-7, 2020. (Oral, acceptance rate = 4.38%)

2019

Journal papers

  1. C. Li, Z. Wang, M. Rao, D. Belkin, W. Song, H. Jiang, Y. Li, P. Lin, M. Hu, N. Ge, J. P. Strachan, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang*, Q. Xia*, “Long short-term memory networks in memristor crossbars”, Nature Machine Intelligence, 1, 49–57 (2019).
  2. Z. Wang†, C. Li† († equally contributed), P. Lin†, M. Rao, Y. Nie, W. Song, Q. Qiu, Y. Li, P. Yan, J. P. Strachan, N. Ge, N. McDonald, Q. Wu, M. Hu, H. Wu, R. S. Williams, Q. Xia, J. Joshua*, "In situ training of feedforward and recurrent convolutional memristor networks", Nature Machine Intelligence, 1, 434 (2019).
  3. Z. Wang†, C. Li† (†equally contributed), W. Song, M. Rao, D. Belkin, Y. Li, P. Yan, H. Jiang, P. Lin, M. Hu, J. P. Strachan, N. Ge, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, A. G. Barto, R. S. Williams, Q. Xia, J. J. Yang, “Reinforcement learning with analog memristor arrays”, Nature Electronics, 2, 115-124 (2019)
  4. C. E. Graves*, C. Li, X. Sheng, W. Ma, S. R. Chalamalasetti, D. Miller, J. S. Ignowski, B. Buchanan, L. Zheng, S.-T. Lam, X. Li, L. Kiyama, M. Foltin, M. P. Hardy, J. P. Strachan, “Memristor TCAMs accelerate Regular Expression matching for network intrusion detection”, IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology, 18, 963 (2019).
  5. H. Jiang, C. Li, P. Lin, S. Pi, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia, “Scalable 3D Ta:SiOx memristive devices”, Advanced Electronic Materials, 1800958 (2019).
  6. X. Sheng, C. E. Graves, S. Kumar, X. Li, B. Buchanan, L. Zheng, S. Lam, C. Li, J. P. Strachan*, “Low-conductance and multi-level CMOS-integrated Nanoscale Oxide Memristors”, Advanced Electronic Materials, 1800876 (2019)

Conferences

  1. C. Li and J. P. Strachan, “Reboot analog computing with memristor crossbar arrays”, 2019 IEEE International workshop on future computing (IWOFC), Hangzhou, China, Dec. 14-15, 2019. (Invited Talk)

2018

Journal papers

  1. C. Li, D. Belkin, Y. Li, P. Yan, M. Hu, N. Ge, H. Jiang, E. Montgomery, P. Lin, Z. Wang, J. P. Strachan, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang*, Q. Xia*, "Efficient and self-adaptive in-situ learning in multilayer memristor neural networks", Nature Communications, 9, 2385 (2018).
  2. C. Li, M. Hu, Y. Li, H. Jiang, N. Ge, E. Montgomery, N. Davila, C. E. Graves, Z. Li, J. P. Strachan*, P. Lin, W. Song, Z. Wang, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang*, Q. Xia*, "Analog signal and image processing with large memristor crossbars", Nature Electronics, 1, 52-59 (2018). (featured as front cover on 1/08/2018)
  3. H. Jiang†, C. Li† († equally contributed), R. Zhang, P. Yan, P. Lin, Y. Li, J. J. Yang*, D. Holcomb*, Q. Xia*, “Provable Key Destruction with Large Memristor Crossbar"", Nature Electronics, 1, 548-554 (2018).
  4. S. Pi, C. Li, H. Jiang, W. Xia, H. Xin, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia*, “Memristor crossbar arrays with 12 nm pitch and 2 nm critical dimension”, Nature Nanotechnology (published online Nov. 12, 2018)
  5. Z. Wang, M. Rao, J. W. Han, J. Zhang, P. Lin, Y. Li, C. Li, W. Song, S. Asapu, R. Midya, Y. Zhuo, H. Jiang, J. H. Yoon, N. K. Upadhyay, S. Joshi, M. Hu, J. P. Strachan, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, H. Wu, Q. Qiu, R. S. Williams, Q. Xia, J. J. Yang, “Capacitive neural network with neuro-transistors”, Nature Communications 9, 3208 (2018)
  6. A. Mehonic*, A. L. Shluger, D. Gao, I. Valov, E. Miranda, D. Ielmini, A. Bricalli, E. Ambrosi, C. Li, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia, and A. J. Kenyon*, “Silicon Oxide (SiOx) - A Promising Material for Resistance Switching”, Advanced Materials, 30, 1801187 (2018).
  7. V. Ravichandran, C. Li, A. Banagozar, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia, “Artificial Neural Networks based on Memristor Devices”, Science China Information Sciences, 61(6), 060423(2018)
  8. M. Hu, C.E. Graves, C. Li, Y. Li, N. Ge, E. Montgomery, N. Davila, H. Jiang, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang*, Q. Xia*, J. P. Strachan*, "Memristor-based analog computation and neural network classification with a dot product engine", Advanced Materials, 30, 1705914 (2018).
  9. Z. Wang, S. Joshi, S. Savel'ev, W. Song, R. Midya, Y. Li, M. Rao, P. Yan, S. Asapu, Y. Zhuo, H. Jiang, P. Lin, C. Li, J. H. Yoon, N. K. Upadhyay, J. Zhang, M. Hu, J. P. Strachan, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, H. Wu, R. S. Williams, Q. Xia, J. J. Yang, "Fully memristive neural networks for pattern classification with unsupervised learning", Nature Electronics, 1, 137-145 (2018).
  10. Z. Wang, M. Rao, R. Midya, S. Joshi, H. Jiang, P. Lin, W. Song, S. Asapu, Y. Zhuo, C. Li, H. Wu*, Q. Xia*, and J. J. Yang*, "Threshold Switching of Ag or Cu in Dielectrics: Materials, Mechanism, and Applications", Advanced Functional Materials, 201704862 (2018)

Conferences

  1. C. Li, M. Hu, Y. Li, D. Beklin, H. Jiang, N. Ge, E. Montgomery, N. Davila, C. E. Graves, Z. Li, J. P. Strachan, P. Lin, W. Song, Z. Wang, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia, "Analog and Neuromorphic Computing with Memristor Arrays", EIPBN 2018, Puerto Rico, May 29-June 1, 2018 (Invited talk)
  2. C. Li, M. Hu, Y. Li, H. Jiang, N. Ge, E. Montgomery, N. Davila, C. E. Graves, Z. Li, J. P. Strachan, P. Lin, W. Song, Z. Wang, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia, "Large Memristor Crossbars for Analog Computing", ISCAS 2018, Florence, Italy, May 27-30, 2018.
  3. C. Li, D. Belkin, Y. Li, P. Yan, M. Hu, N. Ge, H. Jiang, E. Montgomery, P. Lin, Z. Wang, J. P. Stracan, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, R. S. Williams, J. J. Yang, Q. Xia, “In-Memory Computing with Memristor Arrays”, IMW 2018, Kyoto, Japan, May 13-16, 2018.

2017

Journal papers

  1. C. Li, L. Han, H. Jiang, M. Jang, P. Lin, Q. Wu, M. Barnell, J. J. Yang, H. L. Xin and Q. Xia*. "Three-Dimensional Crossbar Arrays of Self-rectifying Si/SiO2/Si Memristors", Nature Communications, 8, 15666, 2017.
  2. Y. Mao, Y. Zheng, C. Li, L. Guo, Y. Pan, R. Zhu, J. Xu, W. Zhang and W. Wu*, "Programmable Bidirectional Folding of Metallic Thin Films for 3D Chiral Optical Antennas", Advanced Materials, 29, 1606482 (2017) (featured as inside front cover)
  3. H. Jiang, D. Belkin, S.E. Savelev, S. Lin, Z. Wang, Y. Li, S. Joshi, R. Midya, C. Li, M. Barnell, Q. Wu, J.J. Yang* and Q. Xia*, "A Novel True Random Number Generator based on Stochastic Diffusive Memristors", Nature Communications, 8, 882 (2017)
  4. R. Midya, Z. Wang, J. Zhang, S.E. Savel'ev, C. Li, M. Rao, M.H. Jang, S. Joshi, H. Jiang, P. Lin, K. Norris, N. Ge, Q. Wu, M. Barnell, Z. Li, H.L. Xin, R. S. Williams, Q. Xia*, and J. J. Yang*. "Anatomy of Ag/Hafnia-based selectors with 1010 nonlinearity". Advanced Materials, 29, 1604457 (2017).

Conferences

  1. C. Li and Q. Xia, "3D crossbar arrays of self-rectifying all-silicon based memristors", IMRC 2017, Cancun, Mexico, Aug 20-25, 2017. (Invited talk)
  2. C. Li and Q. Xia, "3D Crossbar Arrays of Self-Rectifying All-Silicon Based Memristors", SSI'17, Padova, Italy, June 18 -23, 2017. (Invited talk)
  3. C. Li and Q. Xia, "Fabrication of self-rectifying 3D all-silicon memristor crossbar arrays by stacking fluid supported single-crystalline membranes", EIPBN'17, Orlando, FL, May 30 - June 2, 2017.
  4. Z. Wang, S. Joshi, C. Li, Y. Li, M. Rao, R. Midya, S. Asapu, W. Song, Q. Xia, J. Yang, "Diffusive Memristors as Artificial Synapses and Neurons for Neural Networks", MRS'17 Fall, Boston, MA, November 26-December 1, 2017
  5. Q. Xia, H. Jiang, C. Li, "Hafnium Oxide and Silicon Oxide based Memristors for Unconventional Computing", IUMRS-ICA'17, Taipei, Taiwan, November 5-9, 2017 (Invited talk)
  6. P. Lin, C. Li, H. Jiang, S. Pi and Q. Xia, "3D CMOL Memristor Circuit for Analog/Neuromorphic Computing", EIPBN'17, Orlando, FL, May 29-June 1, 2017.
  7. S. Pi, C. Li, Q. Xia, "Fabrication of 2 × 2 nm2 Cross-Point Memristor Array of 3.82 Tbit/inch2 Packing Density", EIPBN'17, Orlando, FL, May 29-June 1, 2017.

Prior to 2017

Journal papers

  1. C. Li, L. Zhao, Y. Mao, W. Wu*, J. Xu, "Focused-ion-beam induced Rayleigh-Plateau instability for diversiform suspended nanostructure fabrication", Scientific Reports, 5, 8236 (2015)
  2. C. Li, H. Jiang and Q. Xia*, "Low voltage resistive switching devices based on chemically produced silicon oxide", Applied Physics Letter, 103, 062104 (2013)

Conferences

  1. C. Li and Q. Xia, " Releasing and Patterning of Single Crystalline Silicon Membranes for 3D Circuits Using Nanoimprint Lithography", NNT'15, Napa, CA, Oct 22 - 24, 2015.
  2. C. Li and Q. Xia, "Cross point Si/SiOx/Si resistance switches fabricated by stacking single-crystalline fluid-supported Si membranes", EIPBN'14, Washington, DC, May 27-30, 2014. (Invited Talk)
  3. C. Li, H. Jiang and Q. Xia, "Ultralow Voltage Resistive Switching in Ultrathin Silicon Oxide", EIPBN'13, Nashville, TN, May 28-31, 2013.
  4. C. Li, Z.G. Xu, W.G. Wu*, and J. Xu, "Focused-Ion-Beam Introduced Bidirectional Bending for Complex Three-Dimensional Structures", EIPBN'12, May 29-June 1, 2012, Hawaii, U.S.A.
  5. C. Li, L. Guo, W.G. Wu* and F.Y. Huang and X.S. Tang, "Fabrication and Analysis of Integrated MEMS Pyramidal Horn Antenna for Terahertz Applications", NEMS 2012, March 5-8, 2012, Kyoto, JAPAN.
  6. C. Li, K. Ding, W.G. Wu* and J. Xu, "Ultra-fine Nanofabrication by Hybrid of Energetic Ion Induced Fluidization and Stress", MEMS 2011, Jan. 23-27, 2011, Cancun, Mexico.
  7. H. Jiang, C. Li and Q. Xia, "Towards Fully CMOS-Compatible Memristive Devices ", 2015 E-MRS Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland, Sept 15-18, 2015.
  8. H. Jiang, C. Li, and Q. Xia, "Highly Reliable Resistive Switching Devices Based on Tantalum-doped Silicon Oxide", EIPBN'15, San Diego, CA, May 26-29, 2015.
  9. H. Jiang, C. Li and Q. Xia, "Switching Layer Engineering for Memristive Devices", CNNA'14, Notre Dame, IN, July 29-31, 2014. (Invited talk)
  10. S. Pi, P. Lin, H. Jiang, C. Li and Q. Xia, "Device Engineering and CMOS Integration of Nanoscale Memristors", ISCAS'14, Melbourne, Australia, June 1-5, 2014. (Invited talk)
  11. H. Jiang, C. Li and Q. Xia, "Materials Engineering of the Switching Layer for Novel Memristive Devices", E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, Lille, France, May 26-30, 2014.
  12. D. She, L. Zhao, C. Li, and W.G. Wu, "Fabrication of Silica Nanowire Bunch Arrays in SiO Vapor Generated by Oxygen Plasma Etching of Silicon", MEMS 2013, Taipei, Taiwan.
  13. L. Zhao, C. Li, D. She, Z. Wang, J. Xu, W. Wu, "Fabrication of anisotropic nanomaterial by precise and large-area nanowire operation with focused-ion-beam", NEMS 2013, Suzhou, China, April 7-10, 20013
  14. J. Wang, B. Feng, C. Li, F.Q. Zhang, K. Ding and W.G. Wu*, "Ultrasensive Mass Sensor Using the Out-of-Plane Vibration Eigenstate of Intercoupled Dual-Microcantilevers", Transducers'11, Jun. 5-9, 2011, Beijing, China
  15. Y. Zhang, X. Ji, C. Li, W. Wu, and Z. Li*, "A Novel Fabrication Method of Hollow Nanoneedles Applicable for Single Cell Operation", MicroTAS 2010, pp.1895-1897 Oct. 3-7, 2010, Groningen, The Netherlands
  16. F. Ding, C. Ni, W.X. Yu, C. Li, W.G. Wu*, and J. Xu, "Stress-Assistant Selective Etching Mechanism for Lithography-Independent Nanofabrication", Transducers'09, pp.1317-1320, Jun. 21-25, 2009, Denver, U.S.A