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Selected Journal Publications:

 

2017

 

75. J. Zeng, T. S. Luk, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Structured light generation by magnetic metamaterial half-wave plates at visible wavelength," Journal of Optics, accepted, (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

74. H. Deng, L. Stan, D. Czaplewski, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Broadband infrared absorbers with stacked double chromium ring resonators," Optics Express,25, 28295-28304 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

73. J. Zeng, T. S. Luk, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Spiraling light with magnetic metamaterial quarter-wave turbines," Nature - Scientific Reports, 7, 11824 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

72. W. Wan, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Metasurface holograms for holographic imaging," Advanced Optical Materials, 5, 1700541 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

71. L. Sun, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Klein tunneling near the Dirac points in metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials," Nature - Scientific Reports, 7, 9678 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

70. W. Cao, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Broadband polarization conversion with anisotropic plasmonic metasurfaces," Nature - Scientific Reports, 7, 8841 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

69. W. Wang, D. Rosenmann, D. Czaplewski, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Realizing structural color generation with aluminum plasmonic V-groove metasurfaces," Optics Express, 25, 20454-20465 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

68. L. Li, W. Wang, T. S. Luk, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Enhanced quantum dot spontaneous emission with multilayer metamaterial nanostructures," ACS Photonics, 4, 501-508 (2017). [ pdf] [link].

 

2016

 

67. W. Wan, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Full-color plasmonic metasurface holograms," ACS Nano, 10, 10671-10680 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

66. Z. Li*, W. Wang*, D. Rosenmann, D. Czaplewski, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "All-metal structural color printing based on aluminum plasmonic metasurfaces," (*equal contribution), Optics Express, 24, 20472-20480 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

65. J. Zeng, L. Li, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Generating and separating twisted light by gradient-rotation split-ring antenna metasurfaces," Nano Letters, 16, 3101-3108 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

64. W. Wan, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Strong coupling between mid-infrared localized plasmons and phonons," Optics Express, 24, 12367-12374 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

63. J. Maser, L. Li, H. Deng, X. Yang, and J. Rovey, "Transmission spectrum of asymmetric nanostructures for plasmonic space propulsion," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 53, 998-1000 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

62. L. Sun, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Analysis of nonlocal effective permittivity and permeability in symmetric metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials," Journal of Optics, 18, 065101 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

61. L. Sun, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Optical nonlocality induced Zitterbewegung near the Dirac point in metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials," Optics Express, 24, 7055-7062 (2016). [ pdf] [link].

 

2015

 

60. F. Cheng, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Ultrasensitive detection and characterization of molecules with infrared plasmonic metamaterials," Nature - Scientific Reports, 5, 14327; doi:10.1038/srep14327 (2015). [ pdf] [link]

 

59. J. Zeng, J. Gao, T. S. Luk, N. M. Litchinitser, and X. Yang, "Structuring Light by Concentric-Ring Patterned Magnetic Metamaterial Cavities," Nano Letters, 15, 5363-5368 (2015). [ pdf] [link].

 

58. F. Cheng, X. Yang, D. Rosenmann, L. Stan, D. Czaplewski, and J. Gao, "Enhanced structural color generation in aluminum metamaterials coated with a thin polymer layer," Optics Express, 23, 25329-25339 (2015). [ pdf] [link].

 

57. T. Geng, S. Zhuang, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Nonlocal effective medium approximation for metallic nanorod metamaterials," Physical Review B, 91, 245128 (2015). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1506.00727

 

56. F. Cheng, J. Gao, L. Stan, D. Rosenmann, D. Czaplewski, and X. Yang, "Aluminum plasmonic metamaterials for structural color printing," Optics Express, 23, 14552-14560 (2015). [ pdf] [link].

 

55. L. Sun, Z. Li, T. S. Luk, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Nonlocal effective medium analysis in symmetric metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials," Physical Review B, 91, 195147 (2015). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1506.00064

 

54. H. Deng*, Z. Li*, L. Stan, D. Rosenmann, D. Czaplewski, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Broadband perfect absorber based on one ultrathin layer of refractory metal," (*equal contribution), Optics Letters, 40, 2592-2595 (2015). [ pdf] [link].

 

53. F. Cheng, J. Gao, T. S. Luk, and X. Yang, "Structural color printing based on plasmonic metasurfaces of perfect light absorption," Nature - Scientific Reports, 5, 11045; doi: 10.1038/srep11045 (2015). [ pdf] [link].

 

52. J. Rovey, P. D. Friz, C. Hu, M. S. Glascock, and X. Yang, "Plasmonic force space propulsion," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 52, 1163-1168 (2015); doi: 10.2514/1.A33155. [ pdf] [link].

 

51. L. Sun, X. Yang, W. Wang, and J. Gao, "Diffraction-free optical beam propagation with near-zero phase variation in extremely anisotropic metamaterials," Journal of Optics, 17, 035101 (2015). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1502.00728

 

2014

 

50. L. Sun, F. Cheng, C. J. Mathai, S. Gangopadhyay, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Experimental characterization of optical nonlocality in metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials," Optics Express, 22, 22974-22980 (2014). [ pdf] [link].

 

49. Z. Li, S. Cakmakyapan, B. Butun, C. Daskalaki, S. Tzortzakis, X. Yang, and E. Ozbay, "Fano resonances realized in THz metamaterials composed of continuous metallic wires and split ring resonators," Optics Express, 22, 26572-26584 (2014). [ pdf] [link].

 

48. L. Sun, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Realizing broadband electromagnetic transparency with a graded-permittivity sphere," Journal of Optics, 16, 085101 (2014). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1406.7328

 

47. F. Cheng, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Enhancing intensity and refractive index sensing capability with infrared plasmonic perfect absorbers," Optics Letters, 39, 3185-3188 (2014). [ pdf] [link].

 

46. H. Deng, T. Wang, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Metamaterial thermal emitters based on nanowire cavities for high-efficiency thermophotovoltaics," Journal of Optics, 16, 035102 (2014). [ pdf] [link].

 

45. J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Anomalous optical coupling between two silicon wires of a slot waveguide in epsilon-near-zero metamaterials," Optics Communications, 314, 18-22 (2014). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1308.5881

 

2013

 

44. L. Sun, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Loss-compensated broadband epsilon-near-zero metamaterials with gain media," Applied Physics Letters, 103, 201109 (2013). [ pdf] [link]

 

43. P. A. Huidobro, S. Ota, X. Yang, X. Yin, F.J. Garcia-Vidal, and X. Zhang, "Plasmonic Brownian Ratchet," Physical Review B (Rapid Communication), 88, 201401(R) (2013); selected as an Editor's Suggestion. [ pdf] [link]

 

42. X. R. Jin, L. Sun, X. Yang, and J. Gao, "Quantum entanglement in plasmonic waveguides with near-zero mode indices," Optics Letters, 38, 4078-4081 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1310.2962

 

41. X. Yang, C. Hu, H. Deng, D. Rosenmann, D. A. Czaplewski, and J. Gao, "Experimental demonstration of near-infrared epsilon-near-zero multilayer metamaterial slabs," Optics Express, 21, 23631-23639 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1309.5986

 

40. H. Zhou, H. Deng, S. A. Ghetmiri, H. H. Abu-Safe, S. Q. Yu, X. Yang*, and Z. R. Tian*, "Optimizing height and packing-density of oriented one-dimensional photocatalysts for efficient water-photoelectrolysis," (*corresponding authors), The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117 (40), 20778-20783 (2013). [ pdf] [link]

 

39. L. Sun, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Giant optical nonlocality near the Dirac point in metal-dielectric multilayer metamaterials," Optics Express, 21, 21542-21555 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1309.1102

 

38. J. Gao, L. Sun, H. Deng, C. J. Mathai, S. Gangopadhyay, and X. Yang, "Experimental realization of epsilon-near-zero metamaterial slabs with metal-dielectric multilayers," Applied Physics Letters, 103, 051111 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1307.1880

 

37. L. Sun, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Broadband epsilon-near-zero metamaterials with step-like metal-dielectric multilayer structures," Physical Review B, 87, 165134 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1304.6634

 

36. Y. He*, L. Sun*, S. He, and X. Yang, "Deep subwavelength beam propagation in extremely loss-anisotropic metamaterials," (*equal contribution), Journal of Optics, 15, 055105 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1304.5014

 

35. Y. He, H. Deng, X. Jiao, S. He, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Infrared perfect absorber based on nanowire metamaterial cavities," Optics Letters, 38, 1179-1181 (2013). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1211.4856

 

34. X. Yang, "MEMS enabled reconfigurable electromagnetic metamaterials," Journal of Optics, invited commentary in the special issue on Switchable and Reconfigurable Metamaterials (2013). [link].

 

2012

 

33. L. Sun, S. Feng, and X. Yang, "Loss enhanced transmission and collimation in anisotropic epsilon-near-zero metamaterials," Applied Physics Letters, 101, 241101 (2012). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1211.4851

 

32. X. Yang, J. Yao, J. Rho, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Experimental realization of three-dimensional indefinite cavities at the nanoscale with anomalous scaling laws," Nature Photonics, 6, 450-454 (2012). [ pdf] [link]

 

31. Y. He, S. He, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Giant optical forces in nanoscale slot waveguides of hyperbolic metamaterials," Optics Express, 20, 22372-22382 (2012). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1206.2285

 

30. L. Sun, K. W. Yu, and X. Yang, "Integrated optical devices based on broadband epsilon-near-zero meta-atoms," Optics Letters, 37, 3096-3098 (2012). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1205.5218

 

29. Y. He, S. He, and X. Yang, "Optical field enhancement in nanoscale slot waveguides of hyperbolic metamaterials," Optics Letters, 37, 2907-2909 (2012). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1204.4247

 

28. Y. He, S. He, J. Gao, and X. Yang, "Nanoscale metamaterial optical waveguides with ultrahigh refractive indices," Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 29, 2559-2566 (2012). [ pdf] [link]; also at: arxiv.org/abs/1203.3996

 

2011

 

27. X. Yang, Y. Liu, R. F. Oulton, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Optical forces in hybrid plasmonic waveguides," Nano Letters, 11, 321-328 (2011). [ pdf] [link]

 

26. X. Yang, A. Ishikawa, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Hybrid photonic-plasmonic crystal nanocavities," ACS Nano, 5, 2831-2838 (2011). [ pdf] [link]

 

25. J. Yao, X. Yang, X. Yin, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, "Three-dimensional nanometer-scale optical cavities of indefinite medium," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108, 11327-11331 (2011). [ pdf] [link]

 

2010 and before

 

24. X. Yang, M. Yu, D. L. Kwong, and C. W. Wong, "Coupled resonances in multiple silicon photonic crystal cavities in all-optical solid-state analog to electromagnetically-induced transparency," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 16, 288-294 (2010). [ pdf] [link]

 

23. X. Yang, M. Yu, D. L. Kwong, and C. W. Wong, "All-optical analogue to electromagnetically induced transparency in multiple coupled photonic crystal nanocavities," Physical Review Letters, 102, 173902 (2009). [ pdf] [link]

 

22. T. Gu, S. Kocaman, X. Yang, J. F. McMillan, M. B. Yu, G.-Q. Lo, D.-L. Kwong, and C. W. Wong, "Deterministic integrated tuning of multi-cavity resonances and phase for slow-light in coupled photonic crystal cavities," Applied Physics Letters, 98, 121103 (2011). [ pdf] [link]

 

21. S. Kocaman, X. Yang, J. F. McMillan, M. Yu, D. L. Kwong, and C. W. Wong, "Observations of temporal group delays in slow-light multiple coupled photonic crystal cavities," Applied Physics Letters, 96, 221111 (2010). [ pdf] [link]

 

20. Y. F. Xiao, J. Gao, J. F. McMillan, X. Yang, Y.-L. Chen, Z.-F. Han, G.-C. Guo, and C. W. Wong, "Coupled quantum electrodynamics in photonic crystal nanocavities towards controlled phase gate operations," New Journal of Physics, 10, 123013 (2008). [ pdf] [link]

 

19. X. Yang, C. Chen, C. Husko, and C. W. Wong, "Digital resonance tuning of high-Q/Vm silicon photonic crystal nanocavities by atomic layer deposition," Applied Physics Letters, 91, 161114 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

18. X. Yang, C. Husko, M. Yu, D. L. Kwong, and C. W. Wong, "Observation of femto-joule optical bistability involving Fano resonances in high-Q/Vm silicon photonic crystal nanocavities," Applied Physics Letters, 91, 051113 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

17. X. Yang and C. W. Wong, "Coupled-mode theory for stimulated Raman scattering in high-Q/Vm silicon photonic band gap nanocavity lasers," Optics Express, 15, 4763-4780 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

16. X. Yang and C. W. Wong, "Stimulated Raman amplification and lasing in silicon photonic band gap nanocavities," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 133, 278-282 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

15. R. Bose, X. Yang, R. Chatterjee, J. Gao, and C. W. Wong, "Weak coupling interactions of colloidal lead sulphide (PbS) nanocrystals with silicon photonic crystal nanocavities near 1.55 um at room temperature," Applied Physics Letters, 90, 111117 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

14. J. Gao, P. Heider, C. Chen, X. Yang, C. Husko, and C. W. Wong, "Observations of whispering gallery modes in asymmetric optical resonators with rational caustics," Applied Physics Letters, 91, 181101 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

13. Y. F. Xiao, J. Gao, X. Yang, R. Bose, G. C. Guo, and C. W. Wong, "Nanocrystals in silicon photonic crystal standing-wave cavities as spin-photon phase gates for quantum information processing," Applied Physics Letters, 91, 151105 (2007). [ pdf] [link]

 

12. J. F. McMillan, X. Yang, N. C. Paniou, R. M. Osgood, and C. W. Wong, "Enhanced stimulated Raman scattering in slow-light photonic crystal waveguides," Optics Letters, 31, 1235 (2006). [ pdf] [link]

 

11. X. Yang and C. W. Wong, "Design of photonic band gap nanocavities for stimulated Raman amplification and lasing in monolithic silicon," Optics Express, 13, 4723-4730 (2005). [ pdf] [link]

 

10. X. Yang, H. Ma, and Y. -N Huang, "Prediction of homogeneous shear flow and a backward-facing step flow with linear and nonlinear turbulence models," Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 10, 315-328 (2005).

 

9. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Cubic eddy-viscosity turbulence models for strongly swirling confined flows with variable density," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 45, 985 (2004).

 

8. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Computation of strongly swirling confined flows with cubic eddy-viscosity turbulence models," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 43, 1355 (2003).

 

7. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Linear and nonlinear eddy-viscosity turbulence models for a confined swirling co-axial jet," Numerical Heat Transfer: Part B: Fundamentals, 43, 289- 305 (2003).

 

6. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Study of separated flow in a diffuser using linear and nonlinear eddy-viscosity turbulence models," Acta Aerodynamica Sinica, 22, 29-35 (2004).

 

5. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Modeling of turbulent transonic flows with linear and nonlinear eddy-viscosity turbulence models," Journal of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 21, 454-461 (2004).

 

4. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Nonlinear turbulence models in shock/boundary-layer interaction," Acta Mechanica Sinica, 35, 57-63 (2003).

 

3. X. Yang, J. Zhu, and H. Ma, "Nonlinear and multiple-scale turbulence models in shock/boundary-layer interaction," Journal of University of Science and Technology of China, 1, 191-196 (2003).

 

2. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Investigation of nonlinear turbulence models for separated supersonic flows," Acta Aerodynamica Sinica, 20, 458-464 (2002).

 

1. X. Yang and H. Ma, "Assessment of linear eddy-viscosity turbulence models in shock/boundary-layer interaction," Journal of Aerospace Power, 17, 273-279 (2002).

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

1. C. W. Wong, X. Yang, R. Chatterjee, S. Kocaman, J. F. McMillan, and C. J. Chen, "Controlling dispersion and nonlinearities in mesoscopic silicon photonic crystals," in VLSI Micro/Nanophotonics: Science, Technology, Applications, book chapter, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN: 9781574447293, Boca Rato, FL 33487, 2010. [link]

 

 

Selected Conference Publications/Proceedings

 

14. X. Yang, J. Yao, J. Rho, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Three-dimensional nanoscale optical cavities of indefinite metamaterial," in CLEO: 2012, QTh1F.1, San Jose, May 2012.
 

13. X. Yang, Y. Liu, R. F. Oulton, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Enhanced optical forces in hybrid plasmonic devices," in CLEO: 2012, CW3M.3, San Jose, May 2012.

 

12. X. Yang, J. Yao, J. Rho, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Experimental demonstration of three-dimensional nanoscale metamaterial optical cavities," in FiO/LS Conference, PDPC6, San Jose, October 2011 (postdeadline paper).
 

11. X. Yang, A. Ishikawa, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Hybridization of photonic crystal cavities and surface plasmons," in FiO/LS Conference, FWW3, San Jose, October 2011.

 

10. X. Yang, A. Ishikawa, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Hybrid photonic-plasmonic crystal nanocavities," in SPIE NanoScience + Engineering, 8096-102, San Diego, August 2011.

 

9. X. Yang, Y. Liu, R. F. Oulton, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Enhanced optical forces in hybrid plasmonic waveguides," in SPIE NanoScience + Engineering, 8097-48, San Diego, August 2011.

 

8. X. Yang, and X. Zhang, "Deep subwavelength optical nanocavities of indefinite metamaterial," in 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, W2.4, San Francisco, April 2011 (invited).

 

7. X. Yang, Y. Liu, R. F. Oulton, X. Yin, and X. Zhang, "Optical forces enhancement in hybrid plasmonic waveguides," in 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, W7.5, San Francisco, April 2011.

 

6. X. Yang, M. Yu, D.-L. Kwong and C. W. Wong, "Deterministic phase-control and resonance-detuning in optical EIT-like coupled resonances towards dynamical storage of light," in Proceedings of Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics / International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/IQEC), CThBB5, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2009.

 

5. X. Yang, M. Yu, D.-L. Kwong and C. W. Wong, "All-optical analogue to electromagnetically induced transparency with silicon photonic crystal nanocavities," in Proceedings of Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics / Quantum Electronics and Laser Sciences (CLEO/QELS), QThJ5, San Jose, California, May 2008.

 

4. X. Yang, C. Chen, C. Husko, and C. W. Wong, "Digital resonance tuning of high-Q/Vm silicon photonic crystal nanocavities by atomic layer deposition," in Proceedings of CLEO/QELS, CThCC2, San Jose, California, May 2008.

 

3. X. Yang, C. Husko, and C. W. Wong, "Coupled-mode theory analysis of optical bistability involving Fano resonances in high-Q/Vm silicon photonic crystal nanocavities," in Proceedings of CLEO/QELS, JThD119, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2007.

 

2. X. Yang and C. W. Wong, "Coupled-mode theory for stimulated Raman scattering in high-Q/Vm silicon photonic band gap nanocavity lasers," in Proceedings of SPIE Optics East, 6393, 639304, Boston, USA, Oct. 2006.

 

1. X. Yang, J. Yan, and C. W. Wong, "Design and fabrication of L5 photonic band gap nanocavities for stimulated Raman amplification in monolithic silicon," in Proceedings of CLEO/QELS, CMU2, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2005.