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October 2018

Our paper "Spin-controlled wavefront shaping with plasmonic chiral geometric metasurfaces" has been published in to Light: Science & Applications. Congratulations Yang!

 

September 2018

Azmain Abdullah joined us from BUET. He obtained his B.S. degree in 2017.

Fengkai Meng joined us from Peking University. He obtained his M.S. degree in 2018.

Welcome aboard, Azmain and Fengkai!

 

August 2018

Our paper "Generation of transverse photo-induced voltage in plasmonic metasurfaces of triangle holes" has been published in Optics Express. Congratulations Marjan!

 

June 2018

Yang Chen's paper "Spin-selective second-harmonic vortex beam generation with Babinet-inverted plasmonic metasurfaces" has been published in Advanced Optical Materials. Congratulations Yang!

 

June 2018

Our paper "Generation of 3D optical cusp beams with ultrathin metasurfaces" and"Twisting phase and intensity of light with plasmonic metasurfaces" have been published in Scientific Reports.

 

February 2018

Zhigang's paper "Wavelength-selective mid-infrared metamaterial absorbers with multiple tungsten cross resonators" has been published in Optics Express. Congratulations Zhigang!

 

January 2018

Our paper "Generating focused 3D perfect vortex beams by plasmonic metasurfaces" has been accepted for publication in Advanced Optical Materials. Congratulations!

 

December 2017

Our paper "Chiral metamaterials of plasmonic slanted nanoapertures with symmetry breaking" has been accepted for publication in Nano Letters. Congratulations Yang Chen!

 

August 2017

Our paper "Broadband polarization conversion with anisotropic plasmonic metasurfaces" published in Nature Scientific Reports. Congratulations!

 

August 2017

Wei's paper "Realizing structural color generation with aluminum plasmonic V-groove metasurfaces" published in Optics Express. Congratulations!

 

March 2017

Ling and Wei's paper "Enhanced Quantum Dot Spontaneous Emission with Multilayer Metamaterial Nanostructures" has been accepted for publication in ACS Photonics. Congratulations!

 

January 2017

Prof. Gao has received NSF CAREER Award. Congratulations!

"GAO RECEIVES NSF CAREER AWARD FOR OPTICAL METASURFACE RESEARCH"

 

Septermber 2016

Our paper "Full-color plasmonic metasurface holograms" has been accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congratulations!

 

August 2016

Zhigang and Wei's paper "All-metal structural color printing based on aluminum plasmonic metasurfaces" has been accepted for publication in Optics Express. Congratulations!

 

May 2016

Our paper "Strong coupling between mid-infrared localized plasmons and phonons" has been accepted for publication in Optics Express. Congratulations!

 

April 2016

Our paper "Generating and separating twisted light by gradient-rotation split-ring antenna metasurfaces" has been accepted for publication in Nano Letters. Congratulations!

 

March 2016

Our paper "Optical nonlocality induced Zitterbewegung near the Dirac point in metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials" has been accepted for publication in Optics Express. Congratulations!

 

Our paper "Analysis of nonlocal effective permittivity and permeability in symmetric metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Optics. Congratulations!

 

December 2015

Our research work of metasurface structural color printing has been selected as one of the "15 important innovations of 2015" at Missouri S&T!

 

Our research work on metasurface color printing has been reported in the Fall 2015 issue of Missouri S&T re:search magzine: "Printing with light - Tiny structures, bright colors"

 

November 2015

Huixu and Zhigang's poster presentation in broadband perfect absorber has been awarded as the Third Place for the 11th Annual ISC (Intelligent Systems Center) Graduate Research Symposium. Congratulations!

 

September 2015

Our paper "Ultrasensitive detection and characterization of molecules with infrared plasmonic metamaterials" has been accepted for publication in Nature Publishing Group: Scientific Reports. Congratulations!

 

Our paper "Enhanced structural color generation in aluminum metamaterials coated with a thin polymer layer" has been published in Optics Express. Congratulations!

 

August 2015

Mr. Cijian Li joined us from the Department of Optical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Cijian received his B. Sc. degree in 2015. Welcome aboard, Cijian!

 

July 2015

Our paper "Structuring Light by Concentric-Ring Patterned Magnetic Metamaterial Cavities" has been accepted for publication in Nano Letters. Congratulations!

 

June 2015

Our research work of structural color printing has been reported!

"Researchers demonstrate 'no-ink' color printing with nanomaterials" Missouri S&TNews

"Researchers demonstrate 'no-ink' color printing with nanomaterials" PhysOrg

"Nanotechnology Makes It Possible To Print Extremely Bright Colors Without Using Ink" Tech Times
"Printing Color Images Without Ink" Discovery Channel

 

May 2015

Our paper "Broadband perfect absorber based on one ultrathin layer of refractory metal" has been accepted for publication in Optics Letters. Congratulations to Huixu and Zhigang!

 

Our paper "Nonlocal effective medium analysis in symmetric metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials" has been accepted for publication in Physical Review B. Congratulations to Lei and Zhigang!

 

Fei's paper "Structural color printing based on plasmonic metasurfaces of perfect light absorption" has been accepted for publication in Nature - Scientific Reports. Congratulations!

 

January 2015

Our paper "Diffraction-free optical beam propagation with near-zero phase variation in extremely anisotropic metamaterials" has been published in Journal of Optics.Congratulations to Lei and Wei!

 

October 2014

Dr. Ling Li joined us from University of North Carolina. Dr. Li received his Ph.D. degree from North Carolina State University in 2013. Welcome aboard, Ling!

 

September 2014

Our paper "Experimental characterization of optical nonlocality in metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials" has been published in Optics Express.Congratulations!

 

July 2014

Mr. Zhigang Li joined us from the Department of Material Science and Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Zhigang received his M. Sc. degree in 2014. Welcome aboard, Zhigang!

 

June 2014

Prof. Gao has been selected to receive a 2014 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Congratulations!

"Dr. Jie Gao wins ORAU's Powe research award"Missouri S&T News

 

April 2014

Fei's paper "Enhancing refractive index sensing capability with infrared plasmonic perfect absorbers" has been accepted for publication in Optics Letters.Congratulations!

 

December 2013

Our research work has been selected as one of the "13 important research stories of 2013" at Missouri S&T.

Our research work has been reported in Missouri S&T re:search magzine: "Mini but mighty metamaterials - On the nano level, some materials behave oddly"

 

November 2013

Our paper "Loss-compensated broadband epsilon-near-zero metamaterials with gain media" has been accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters.

 

September 2013

Our paper "Quantum entanglement in plasmonic waveguides with near-zero mode indices" has been accepted for publication in Optics Letters.

Our paper "Experimental demonstration of near-infrared epsilon-near-zero multilayer metamaterial slabs" has been accepted for publication in Optics Express.

Congratulations!

 

August 2013

Mr. Shuai Lin joined us from the Department of Optical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Shuai received his M. Sc. degree in 2013. Welcome aboard, Shuai!

 

July 2013

Mr. Wei Wang joined us from Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Wei received his M. Sc. degree in 2012. Welcome aboard, Wei!

Our paper "Experimental realization of epsilon-near-zero metamaterial slabs with metal-dielectric multilayers" has been accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters. Congratulations!

 

June 2013

Our reseach work "Strongly coupled slow-light polaritons in one-dimenisonal disordered localized states" has been published in Nature Publishing Group: Scientific Reports. Congratulations!

Jack Skierczynski joined us as a Summer Research Academy student from Timberland High School, and will start at Missouri S&T in fall 2013. Welcome aboard, Jack!

 

May 2013

Our paper "Quantum phase flip gate based on plasmonic double-bar resonators" has been accepted for publication in Optics Letters. Congratulations!

 

April 2013

Our research work of broadband epsilon-near-zero metamaterials has been reported!

"Researchers design nanometer-scale material that can speed up, squeeze light"Missouri S&T News

"Meta-Atoms Could Advance Optical Devices" Photonics.Com

"Researchers create design for nanometer-scale material that can speed up, squeeze light" PhysOrg

"U.S. researchers squeeze light through nanochannels" CBC News Canada

 

December 2012

Our research work of optical forces in metamaterial waveguides has been selected as the "Top 10 news stories of 2012" at Missouri S&T! "The year's top news, Discover stories" Missouri S&T News

 

September 2012

Our research work of optical forces in metamaterial slot waveguides has been reported!

"Researchers demonstrate 'giant' forces in super-strong nanomaterials" Missouri S&T News

"Researchers demonstrate 'giant' forces in super-strong nanomaterials" ScienceDaily

"New Class of Nanoscale Slot Waveguides Exhibit Stronger Transverse Optical Force" AZoNano

"Researchers demonstrate 'giant' forces in super-strong nanomaterials" PhysOrg

"Missouri University Of Science And Technology Professors Research Could Lead To Advances In Nanomaterials" First Bell, ASEE

 

September 2012

Dr. Xingri Jin joined us from the Department of Physics at Yanbian University. Xingri received his Ph.D. degree in 2012 from Department of Physics and q-Psi at Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. Welcome aboard, Xingri!

 

July 2012

Ms. Qian Wang joined us from the Department of Applied Physics at Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. Qian received her M. Sc. degree in 2012. Welcome aboard, Qian!

 

June 2012

David Leibowitz joined us as a Summer Research Academy student from Deerfield High School at Deerfield, Illinois. Welcome aboard, David!

 

May 2012

Our research work on "Strong coupling between single quantum dot and localized mode in photonic crystal waveguide" was presented in CLEO 2012 at San Jose, California.