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2014
 

  12/2014

– Prof. Liu organized, chaired and presented in Symposium L on optical metamaterials and plasmonics in MRS 2014 Fall conference. Kan Yao presented a poster in the same symposium, which was nominated for the best poster award. Many thanks for all the speakers and participants for the success of the symposium.

  11/2014

– Zuojia Wang from Zhejiang University joined the group as a visiting PhD student. Welcome aboard!

  9/2014

– The collaborative work with Prof. Sheng Shen's group at CMU on Thermal plasmonic interconnects in graphene was published in Physical Review B.

  9/2014

– The collaborative work with Profs. Zhida Gao and Yanyan Song on Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance under Visible Light for Photoinactivation of Bacteria was published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

  8/2014

– Feng Cheng from Tianjin University joined the group as a PhD student. Dr. Hui Jia from National University of Denfense Technology joined the group as a visiting scholar. Welcome aboard!

  8/2014

– Kan passed the qualify exam. Congratulations!

  7/2014

– The collaborative work with Prof. Jiasen Zhang on Single-molecule Detection and Radiation Control was published in Nanoscale.

  6/2014

– Kan's paper on Analogy Strategy for Transformation Optics was published in New Journal of Physics.

  6/2014

– Prof. Liu presented a contributed talk in CLEO conference.

  6/2014

– Prof. Liu visited Beijing and Tianjin, and presented four invited talks in Institute of Physics (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Peking University, Nankai University and Tianjin University. Many thanks to all the hosts.

  5/2014

– The collaborative work with Prof. Jiasen Zhang on Single-molecule Detection and Radiation Control was accepted by Nanoscale!

  5/2014

– Prof. Liu visited Singapore, and presented four invited talks in META 2014 conference, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (A*STAR), and Division of Physics and Applied Physics of Nanyang Technological University.

  4/2014

– Prof. Shufang Fu completed her 1-year visit in the group. Farewell, Prof. Fu!

  4/2014

– Prof. Liu was invited to serve as an editorial board member of EPJ Applied Metamaterials.

  3/2014

– Prof. Liu will work with Profs. Federico Capasso, Andrea AlĂą and Mario Agio to organize Symposium L on optical metamaterials and plasmonics in MRS 2014 Fall conference, which is to be held in Boston from November 30 to December 5, 2014.

  3/2014

– Prof. Liu presented an invited talk in the conference of Nano and Giga Challenges in Electronics, Photonics and Renewable Energy (NGC2014) in Phoenix.

  2/2014

– A short ariticle on metamaterials was published by Encyclopedia Britannica.

  1/2014

– The collaborative work with Prof. Zhenyu Liu on modeling and optimization of photonic crystals based on transformation optics was published by Optics Express.

  1/2014

– An invited review article on plasmonic metamaterials was published by Nanotechnology Reviews.
2013
 

  12/2013

– Kan and Prof. Liu will give two oral presentations in MRS Fall meeting in Syposium V (Enabling Metamaterials–From Science to Innovation).

  11/2013

– Prof. Liu presented invited talks at McGill University. Many thanks to Prof. Zetian Mi for the gracious hosts, especially on the Thanksgiving day!

  11/2013

– The work of suppressing photobleaching via the strong Purcell effect was published in Nano Letters.

  11/2013

– Shuai Chen joined the group from Northeastern University (China) as a visiting student. Welcome aboard, Shuai!

  10/2013

– The work of metasurface to manipulate surface plasmons was published in Applied Physics Letters.

  9/2013

– Prof. Liu was invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports, a journal from Nature Publishing Group.

  9/2013

– Prof. Zubin Li joined the group from Nankai Univeristy as a visiting scholar. He received the prestigious Scholarship Fund from China Scholarship Council (CSC), and will stay in the group for one year. Welcome aboard, Prof. Li!

  8/2013

– Prof. Liu presented an invited talk, and chaired two focus sessions in PIERS 2013, Stockholm.

  8/2013

– The work on reconfigurable plasmofluidic lenses in collaboration with Prof. Tony Huang at Penn State was published in Nature Communications. See the news reports by News@Northeastern, Penn State News, Science Daily, PhysicsOrg, National Science Foundation (NSF).

  8/2013

– Xuefei Tan and Yuqing Liu joined our group. Welcome aboard!

  4/2013

– Prof. Shufang Fu joined the group from Harbin Normal University as a visiting scholar. She received the prestigious State Scholarship Fund from China Scholarship Council (CSC), and will stay in the group for one year. Welcome aboard, Prof. Fu!

  4/2013

– The Nano Letters work of compact magnetic antenns was cited by two Science papers in the issue of April 19th.

  4/2013

– Prof. Liu chaired the Optomechanics and Optoelectronics sessionin MRS Spring conference at San Francisco, and presented a talk on one-way asymmetric transmission through optical metamaterials.

  3/2013

– Two proposals are funded by the 2014 NEU TIER 1 grant (total 21 awards). We will explore exciting research on self-assembled plasmonic structures (with Prof. Ke Zhang's group), and graphene photonics (with Prof. Swastik Kar's group). Many thanks to COE and COS for the support!

  1/2013

– Kan Yao joined the group as the first PhD student. Welcome aboard!

  1/2013

– Prof. Liu was invited to organize two Focus Sessions ("Metamaterials and Plasmonics based on Graphene" and "Plasmonics in the Quantum Regime") at the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2013) to be held August 12-13, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden.
2012
 

  11/2012

– Prof. Liu chaired the Plasmonics session of Metamaterials Symposium in MRS Fall conference held in Boston, and presented a talk on compact magnetic antennas.

  11/2012

– Prof. Liu was invited to participate the NSF Panel Review to be held on Dec. 17-18th in Arlington.

  09/2012

– Group website has been launched!

  08/2012

– Dr. Yongmin Liu joined Northeastern University!

  08/2012

– The work of compact magnetic antenns is published in Nano Letters. It is among the top 20 most downloaded articles of Nano Letters in August.

  07/2012

– The invitied review paper on transformation optics is published in Nanoscale.
2011
 

  08/2011

– The work of carpet cloak for visible light is published in Nano Letters. See the news from ACS Weekly Press, Science News, Live Science, MSNBC and New Scientist.

  08/2011

– The work of plasmonic airy beam is featured in Lawrence Berkeley National Lab News, OSA News, R&D Magazine and New Scientist.

  03/2011

– The paper of perovskite superlens is published in Nature Communications. See the news from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, American Ceramics Society and BioOptics World.

  01/2011

– The paper of plasmonic Luneberg and Eaton lenses is published in Nature Nanotechnology. See the news from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Science Daily, PhysOrg and RedOrbit.
2010
 

  07/2010

– The paper of nanoscale plasmonic motors is published in Nature Nanotechnology. See the research highlight/press report by Nature, Nature Nanotechnology, Discovery, IEEE Spectrum, Physics World and Science Daily.

  07/2010

– The work of transformational plasmon optics is featured in the News and Views article by Nature Nanotechnology, as well as Lawrence Berkeley National Lab News, Science Daily and PhysOrg.
2008
 

  12/2008

– The work of broadband optical negative refraction in bulk metamaterials is ranked among Top 100 Stories by Discovery Magazine.

  11/2008

– The work of broadband optical negative refraction in bulk metamaterials is ranked among Top 10 Scientific Discoveries and 50 Best Inventions by the Time Magazine.

  08/2008

– Our work of broadband optical negative refraction in bulk metamaterials was published in journal of Science, and reparted by numerous press media including BBC News, MSNBC, Fox News, USA Today, ABS Science, National Geographic, NPR News, the Australian, CBC News.
2007
 

  12/2007

– The work of subwavelength solitons is highlighted by Nature Photonics.

 

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