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Modern Optics

Optics or photonics is an old but venerable subject involving the generation, propagation, manipulation, and detection of light. With the development of new optical instruments, devices, materials and concepts, new disciplines have emerged. From fiber optics, telecommunications to medical imaging and cancer research, optics and photonics are advancing modern technologies in every aspect of our day-to-day life.  Several laboratories in our department focus on different directions of photonics research.


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Recent Publications

imageYanjun Yang, Beibei Xu, Jackelyn Murray, James Haverstick, Xianyan Chen, Ralph A. Tripp, and Yiping Zhao, “Rapid and quantitative detection of respiratory viruses using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and machine learning,” Biosensors and Bioelectronics 217, 114721 (2022). 

Plasmonic coupling

Plasmonic couplingWang Yanfeng, Shen Ao, Fei Yang, Zhengjun Zhang, Zhengjun, and Yiping Zhao, “Coupling between Surface Plasmon Modes of Single-Layer Complex Silver Nanohole Array and Enhancing Index Sensing,” ACS Applied Nano Materials,

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Born-Kuhn model

Born-Kuhn modelNima Karimitari, Bin Ai, and Yiping Zhao, “A Comparison Study of the Born-Kuhn Model and the Finite-Difference-Time-Domain Calculations on Stacked Plasmonic Nanorods,”  J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 55, 325104 (2022). 


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Professor of Physics
Distinguished Research Professor of Physics

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