Dr Jun-Yu Ou(歐俊裕), also known as Bruce Ou who is the leading expert of nano-optomechanical reconfigurable metamaterials. He is a Senior Research Fellow in Optoelectronics Research Centre(ORC)Nanophotonics & Metamaterials group, University of Southampton. He has h-index of 21 with 40+ high impact journal publications and 100+ conference contributions including 31 invited talks.

Key Publications:

  • Giant nonlinearity of an optically reconfigurable plasmonic metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, J. Zhang, and N. I. Zheludev Adv. Mater.28, 729-733 (2016) link
  • A magneto-electro-optical effect in a plasmonic nanowire material
    J. Valente, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, I. J. Youngs, and N. I. Zheludev Nat. Commun.6, 7021 (2015) link
  • Ultraviolet and visible range plasmonics in the topological insulator Bi1.5Sb0.5Te1.8Se1.2
    J. Y. Ou
    , J. K. So, G. Adamo, A. Sulaev, L. Wang, and N. I. Zheludev Nat. Commun.5, 5139 (2014) link
  • An electromechanically reconfigurable plasmonic metamaterial operating in the near-infrared
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, J. Zhang, and N. I. Zheludev Nature Nanotech.8, 252-255 (2013) 2018 Web of Science highly cited paper link
  •  Reconfigurable photonic metamaterials 
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev Nano Lett.11(5), 2142-2144 (2011)
    2018 Web of Science highly cited paper link

Apart from scientific excellence, Dr Ou possesses expert knowledge in nanotechnology with many years of experience in a wide range of nanofabrication techniques including e-beam lithography, focused ion beam milling, photo-lithography, as well as other advanced cleanroom equipment. He has previously delivered lectures and provided consultancy on nanofabrication for research institutions in Taiwan, Singapore, and the UK.

Please contact Dr Ou (bruce.ou[AT] if you are interested in collaboration or undertaking PhD study in Optoelectronics Research Centre at University of Southampton.

Dr Ou acknowledges the funding support provided by: