Publications

Journal Publications  Other Articles  Conference Contributions  Press Coverages

Selected Press Coverages
Random access metamaterial enables ultimate spatial light control
nanotechweb.org, January 2017 – link
Exotic optics: Metamaterial world
News Feature – Lee Billings Nature 500, 138-140 (2013) – link
Southampton scientists change the colour of gold
BBC News, 24 Oct. 2012 –link

Journal Publications
* corresponding author

  1. Optical addressing of nanomechanical metamaterials with subwavelength resolution
    *J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 081104 (2018) doi:10.1063/1.5036966
    2018_APL_Guitar.png
  2. Optical bistability in shape-memory nanowire metamaterial array
    Y. Nagasaki, B. Gholipour, *J. Y. Ou, M. Tsuruta, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, J. Takahara, and N. I. Zheludev
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 021105 (2018) doi: 10.1063/1.5025400
    2018APL_shapeMemoryMM
  3. Optical Gating of Graphene on Photoconductive Fe: LiNbO3
    J. Gorecki, V. Apostolopoulos, J. Y. Ou, S. Mailis, and N. Papasimakis.
    ACS NANO 12(6) 5940-5945 (2018) doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b02161
    ACSNANO2018_LiNbO3
  4. Optical properties of single crystal silver thin films on mica for high performance plasmonic devices
    T. Uchino, T. Koiwa, J. Y. Ou, and V. A. Fedotov
    Opt. Mater. Express 8(6), 1642-1649 (2018) doi:10.1364/OME.8.001642
    [OMEx Editor’s Pick] 2018_CrystalAg
  5. Perfect light absorption in graphene by two unpatterned dielectric layers and potential applications
    J. Zhu, C. Li, J. Y. Ou and Q. H. Liu
    Carbon
     142, 430-437 (2019) doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2018.10.073
    carbon_13591_fx1_ga_wc_pdf
  6. Midinfrared one-dimensional photonic crystal constructed from two-dimensional electride material
    L. Zhang, W. Yu, J. Y. Ou, Q. Wang, X. Cai, B. Wang, X. Li, R. Zhao, and Y. Liu
    Phys. Rev. B 98, 075434(2018) doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.98.075434
  7. Near unity ultraviolet absorption in graphene without patterning
    J. Zhu, S. Yan, N. Feng, L. Ye, J. Y. Ou, and Q. H. Liu
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 112,153106(2018) doi:10.1063/1.5022768
    APL112_153106
  8. Portable tumor biosensing of serum by plasmonic biochips in combination with nanoimprint and microfluidics
    J. Zhou, F. Tao, J Zhu, S Lin, Z Wang, X Wang, J. Y. Ou, Y Li, Q.H. Liu
    Nanophotonics
     8(2), pp.307-316(2018) doi:10.1515/nanoph-2018-0173
    j_nanoph-2018-0173_fig_001
  9. Fano resonance and Rabi splitting in MDM side-coupled cavities systems
    L. Zhang, X. Wang, W. Qiao, J. Y. Ou, Q. Gu, L. He, Q. Wang, Y. Liu, Y. Zhu, W. Li
    Opt. Commun. 421, 66-72 (2018) doi: 10.1016/j.optcom.2018.03.077
  10. Planar array with bidirectional elements for tunnel environments
    R. Wang, B-Z. Wang, X. Ding, and J. Y. Ou
    Sci. Rep. 7, 15421 (2017)  doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15817-4
    RFPhaseArray.png
  11. Electro-mechanical light modulator based on controlling the interaction of light with a metasurface
    P. Cencillo-Abad, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, and Nikolay I. Zheludev
    Sci. Rep.7, 5405 (2017) doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05906-9
    ELM_2017
  12. Coherent selection of invisible high-order electromagnetic excitations
    M. L. Tseng, X. Fang, V. Savinov, P. C. Wu, J. Y. Ou, N. I. Zheludev, and D. P. Tsai
    Sci. Rep.7, 44488 (2017) doi: 10.1038/srep44488
    srep44488-f2
  13. Active counter electrode in a-SiC electrochemical metallization memory
    K. A. Morgan, J. Fan, R. Huang, L. Zhong, R. Gowers, J. Y. Ou, L. Jiang and C.H. De Groot
    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 325102 (2017) doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aa7bbe
  14. Random access actuation of nanowire grid metamaterial
    P. Cencillo-Abad, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, J. Valente, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanotechnology 27, 485206 (2016) doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/48/485206
    nanoaa4627f3_hr
  15. 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) doi: 10.1002/adma.201504467
    adma201504467-gra-0001-m.png
  16. Nano-optomechanical nonlinear dielectric metamaterials
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, W. Wu, K. F. MacDonald, N. I. Zheludev
    Appl. Phys. Lett.107, 191110 (2015) doi: 10.1063/1.4935795
    APL2016_DielectricMMs
  17. 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) doi: 10.1038/ncomms8021
    ncomms8021-f1
  18. Reconfiguring photonic metamaterials with currents and magnetic fields
    J. Valente, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, I. J. Youngs, and N. I. Zheludev
    Appl. Phys. Lett.106, 111905 (2015) doi: 10.1063/1.4913609
    2015_APL_e_thermalMM
  19. Scalable high-mobility MoS 2 thin films fabricated by an atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition process at ambient temperature
    C. C. Huang, F. Al-Saab, Y. Wang, J. Y. Ou, J. C. Walker, S. Wang, B. Gholipour, 
    Nanoscale 6 (21), 12792 (2014) doi:10.1039/C4NR04228J
    MoS2-f6_hi-res
  20. 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) doi: 10.1038/ncomms6139
    UVTI_scale
  21. Ultrafast all-optical switching via coherent modulation of metamaterial absorption
    X. Fang, M. L. Tseng, J. Y. Ou, K. F. MacDonald, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    Appl. Phys. Lett.104, 141102 (2014) doi: 10.1063/1.4870635
    2014APL_Ultrafast_coherent.gif
  22. 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) doi: 10.1038/NNANO.2013.25
    nnano.2013.25-f1_mod
  23. Electro-optical control in a plasmonic metamaterial hybridised with a liquid-crystal cell
    O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov
    Opt. Express 21(2), 1633 (2013) doi: 10.1364/OE.21.001633
    2013OE_LCMM.jpg
  24. Germanium antimony lateral nanowire phase change memory by chemical vapor deposition
    B. Gholipour, C. C. Huang, J. Y. Ou, D. W. Hewak
    Physica status solidi (b) 250 (5), 994 (2013) doi:10.1002/pssb.201248515
    physica status solidi
  25. Electron-beam-driven collective-mode metamaterial light source
    G. Adamo, J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, S. D. Jenkins, F. De Angelis, K. F. MacDonald, E. Di Fabrizio, J. Ruostekoski, and N. I. Zheludev
    Phys. Rev. Lett.109, 217401 (2012) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.217401
    2012_PRL_collectiveMM
  26. Optical response of plasmonic relief meta-surfaces
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, K. F. MacDonald and N. I. Zheludev J. Opt.14, 114002 (2012) doi: 10.1088/2040-8978/14/11/114002
    2012_jopt_metalsurfaceMM.jpg
  27. “Digitally” addressable focusing of light into a subwavelength hot spot
    T. S. Kao, E. T. F. Rogers, J. Y. Ou, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nano Lett.12, 2728 (2012) doi: 10.1021/nl2043437
    2011_Nanolett_digitalMM.gif
  28. Low-loss plasmonic metamaterial based on epitaxial gold monocrystal film
    V. A. Fedotov, T. Uchino, and J. Y. Ou
    Opt. Express20(9), 9545 (2012) doi: 10.1364/OE.20.009545
    2012_crystalgoldMM.jpg
  29. Efficient light confinement with nanostructured optical microfiber tips
    M. Ding, O. Fenwick, F. Di Stasio, J. Y. Ou, N. Sessions, Y. Jung, F. Cacialli and G. Brambilla
    Optics Communications 285 (23), 4688 (2012) doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2012.05.006
    2012_OC_fibres.png
  30. Deposition and characterization of CVD-grown Ge-Sb thin film device for phase-change memory application
    C. C Huang, B. Gholipour, K. Knight, J. Y. Ou, D. W. Hewak
    Advances in OptoElectronics 2012, 840348 (2012) doi:10.1155/2012/840348
  31. Continuous metal plasmonic frequency selective surfaces
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, N. Papasimakis, Y. Chen, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Opt. Express 19(23), 23279 (2011) doi: 10.1364/OE.19.023279
    colourgold.jpg
  32. Nanostructured plasmonic medium for terahertz bandwidth all-optical switching
    M. Ren, B. Jia, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, J. Zhang, K. F. MacDonald, A. E. Nikolaenko, J. Xu, M. Gu, N. I. Zheludev
    Adv. Mater. 23, 5540 (2011) doi: 10.1002/adma.201103162
    2011_AM_nonlineargoldMM.jpg
  33. Reconfigurable photonic metamaterials
    *J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nano Lett.11(5), 2142-2144 (2011) doi: 10.1021/nl200791r
    ReconfigurablePhotonicMM
  34. Laser-induced forward transfer of focussed ion beam pre-machined donors
    K. S. Kaur, M. Feinäugle, D. P. Banks, J. Y. Ou, F. Di Pietrantonio, E. Verona, C. L. Sones, and R. W. Eason
    Appl. Surf. Sci.257, 6650 (2011) doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.02.094
  35. Electrical phase change of CVD-grown Ge-Sb-Te thin film device
    C. C. Huang, B. Gholipour, J. Y. Ou, K. J. Knight, and D. W. Hewak
    Electron. Lett.47, 288 (2011) doi: 10.1049/el.2010.3276
  36. Multifold enhancement of quantum dot luminescence in plasmonic metamaterials
    K. Tanaka, E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, T. Uchino, and N. I. Zheludev
    Phys. Rev. Lett.105, 227403 (2010) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.227403
    2010_PRL_QDMM
  37. Fabrication and characterization of microscaled on-chip toroidal inductors
    J. Y. Ou, S. H. Chen, H. M. Lee, J. C. Wu
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 45 (10), 4767 (2010) doi:10.1109/TMAG.2009.2023916
    2010_ieee_micro_inductor.gif
  38. Current driven magnetization reversal in microstructured spin valve with current-in-plane configuration
    C. Y. Kuo, C. T. Chao, J. Y. Ou, L. Horng, J. C. Wu, T. H. Wu, M. Tsunoda and M. Takahashi
    Journal of Applied Physics 105 (7), 07D118 (2009) doi: 10.1063/1.3068483
    2009_JAP_spin_valve
  39. A Novel Bottom-Up Fabrication Process for Controllable Sub-100 nm Magnetic Multilayer Devices
    M. Y. Kao, J. Y. Ou, L. Horng, J. C. Wu
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 44 (11), 2734-2736 (2008) doi:10.1109/TMAG.2008.2001502
    2008_IEEE_sub100nm
  40. Layer-and lateral-resolved magnetization studies using photoemission electron microscopy
    D. H. Wei, Y. J. Hsu, C. C. Lin, C. H. Lai, J. Y. Ou, J. C. Wu
    Journal of magnetism and magnetic materials 282, 49-52 (2004) doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2004.04.011

Other Articles and Conference Proceedings

  1. Control of metal color using surface relief metamaterial nanostructuring
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, N. Papasimakis, Y. Chen, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Newsroom (2012) doi: 10.1117/2.1201202.004119
    2012_SPIENewsroom.png
  2. Observation of multiple transitions on permalloy ring by magnetic force microscopy
    L. K. Lin, C. Y. Kao, J. Y. Ou, C. C. Chang, C. R. Chang, L. Horng and J. C. Wu Physica Status Solidi (C) 4(12), 4360-4363 (2007) doi:10.1002/pssc.200777205
  3. Investigation of magnetization reversal in chains of permalloy ellipses via magnetoresistance measurement and magnetic force microscopy
    C. T. Chao, J. Y Ou., Y. C. Chang, C. C. Chang, H. M. Lee and J. C. Wu Physica Status Solidi (C) 4(12), 4356-4359 (2007) doi:10.1002/pssc.200777212
  4. Soft X-Ray Photoemission Electron Microscopy Station with Polarized Radiation
    D.H. Wei, Y.J. Hsu, G.C. Yin, Y.S. Wu, S.C. Chuang, K.L. Tsang, J. Y. Ou and J.C. Wu
    AIP Conference Proceedings 705, 905 (2004) doi:10.1063/1.1757942

Conference Contributions

  1. (invited) Advances in nanomechanical metamaterials
    E. Plum, D. Papas, J. Y. Ou, A. Karvounis, K. F. MacDonald and N. I. Zheludev
    META 2019, Lisbon, Portugal, 23-26 Jul 2019
  2. Tuning MoS₂ metamaterial with elastic strain
    A. Karvounis, N. Aspiotis, I. Zeimpekis, J. Y. Ou, C. C. Huang, D. Hewak, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2019, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2019
  3. (poster) Acoustically driven photonic metamaterials
    D. Papas, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2019, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2019
  4. (poster) Solvatochromic spectroscopy of metamaterials
    V. Savinov, W. Y. Tsai, J. Y. Ou, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2019, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2019
  5. (invited) Nano-optomechanical metamaterials 
    J. Y. Ou, D. Papas, A. Karvounis, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    OPTIC 2018, Annual Meeting of Taiwan Photonics Society, Taiwan, 6-8 Dec 2018
  6. (invited) Seeing the invisible: Direct detection of electric, toroidal and anapoles Dipoles 
    V. Savinov, W. Y. Tsai, J. Y. Ou, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    OPTIC 2018, Annual Meeting of Taiwan Photonics Society, Taiwan, 6-8 Dec 2018
  7. Playing the metamaterial guitar with light and ultrasound
    J. Y. Ou, D. Papas, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    Symposium on Acoustic Metamaterials, Xàtiva, Spain, 7-9 Nov 2018
  8. Variable environmental index spectroscopy in metamaterials
    W. Y. Tsai, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO 2018, San Jose, CA, USA, 13-18 May 2018
  9. (poster) Optical range plasmonics of a niobium metamaterial around the superconducting transition temperature
    C. Y. Liao, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, C. Soci, F. V. Kusmartsev, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO-PR, OECC & PGC 2017, Singapore 31 Jul – 4 Aug 2017
  10. (invited) Merging photonic metamaterial and optical fiber technologies
    A. Xomalis, D. Piccinotti, A. Karvounis, I. Demirtzioglou, V. Savinov, B. Gholipour, J. Y. Ou, Y. Jung, E. Plum, P. Petropoulos, K. F. MacDonald, D. J. Richardson, and N. I. Zheludev
    Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon, and Nano-Photonics, New Orleans, LA, USA, 24 – 27 Jul 2017
  11. Optical bistability in optomechanical metamaterial at sub-milliwatt power levels
    J. Y. Ou, A. Karvounis, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO Europe – EQEC 2017 , Munich, Germany 25 – 29 Jun 2017
  12. Plasmonic properties of superconducting niobium in the optical spectral range
    C. Y. Liao, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, C. Huang, G. Adamo, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, Y. D. Chong, O. L. Muskens, C. Soci, F. V. Kusmartsev, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO Europe – EQEC 2017 , Munich, Germany 25 – 29 Jun 2017
  13. (invited) Optomechanical metasurfaces
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, A. Karvounis, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    OSA Incubator Meeting on Materials for Optomechanical Actuation, Washington DC, USA, 25-27 Jun 2017
  14. Plasmonic response of superconducting niobium in the optical spectral range
    C. Y. Liao, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, C. Huang, G. Adamo, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, Y. D. Chong, O. L. Muskens, C. Soci, F. V. Kusmartsev, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    ICMAT2017, Singapore, 18 – 23 Jun 2017
  15. (invited) Merging metamaterial and fiber technologies
    J. Y. Ou, A. Karvounis, A. Xomalis, V. Savinov, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    8th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics (SPP8), Taipei, Taiwan, 22-26 May 2017
  16. Optical range plasmonics around superconducting transition temperature of niobium metamaterial
    C. Y. Liao, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, C. Huang, G. Adamo, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, Y. D. Chong, O. L. Muskens, C. Soci, F. V. Kusmartsev, D. P. Tsai, N. I. Zheludev
    8th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics (SPP8), Taipei, Taiwan, 22-26 May 2017
  17. (invited) Active metasurfaces: Optical properties on demand
    E. Plum, M. Papaioannou, P. Cencillo-Abad, J. Y. Ou, A. Xomalis, E. T. F. Rogers, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Rank Prize Symposium on Electromagnetic Metasurfaces, Grasmere, UK, 13 – 16 Mar 2017
  18. (invited) Optical plasmonic response of niobium around the superconducting transition temperature
    C. Y. Liao, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, C. Huang, G. Adamo, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, Y. D. Chong, C. Soci, F. V. Kusmartsev, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    IPS Meeting 2017, Singapore, 22 – 24 Feb 2017
  19. Optical range plasmonics of niobium around the superconducting transition temperature
    C. Y. Liao, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, V. Savinov, J. Y. Ou, C. Huang, G. Adamo, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, Y. D. Chong, C. Soci, F. V. Kusmartsev, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2017, Seefeld, Austria, 4 – 7 Jan 2017
  20. (poster) Intrinsic optical bistability in nanomechanical metamaterials at milliwatt power levels
    J. Y. Ou, A. Karvounis, K. F. MacDonald, N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2017, Seefeld, Austria, 4 – 7 Jan 2017
  21. Optomechanical guitar: Reconfiguring metamaterials with sub-wavelength spatial resolution
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2016, Crete, Greece, 17 – 22 Sep 2016
  22. Metasystems for all-optical recognition and processing of images and data
    M. Papaioannou, E. Plum, E. T. F. Rogers, J. Valente, and N. I. Zheludev; [presenter: J. Y. Ou]
    Metamaterials 2016, Crete, Greece, 17 – 22 Sep 2016
  23. (poster) Nanomechanically Reconfigurable All-dielectric Metasurfaces for Sub-GHz Optical Modulation
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, B. Gholipour, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2016, Crete, Greece, 17 – 22 Sep 2016
    [Awarded best poster by Metamaterials, Inc. (MTI)]
  24. All-dielectric nanomechanical metamaterials for sub-GHz optical modulation
    A.Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, B.Gholipour, K.F.MacDonald, and N.I.Zheludev
    Photon ’16, Leeds, 5-8 Sep 2016
  25. (invited) Metamaterials reconfigurable with light
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Optics & Photonics 2016, San Diego, USA, 28 Aug – 1 Sep 2016
  26. Low-loss single crystal silver thin films for nanoplasmonics and metamaterials
    T. Koiwa, T. Uchino, V. A. Fedotov, J. Y. Ou
    IEEE 16th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), Sendai, Japan, 22-25 Aug. 2016
  27. (poster) Sub-GHz Modulation of Light with Dielectric Nanomechanical Metamaterials
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, B. Gholipour, W. Wu, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO 2016, San Jose, CA, USA, 5 – 10 June 2016
  28. (poster) Playing a metamaterial guitar with light: Optically addressable nanomechanical metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, B. P. Clarke, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO 2016, San Jose, CA, USA, 5 – 10 June 2016
  29. (poster) All-dielectric nanomechanical metamaterials
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, B. Gholipour, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    New Horizons in Nanophotonics, Chicheley, UK, 23 – 24 May 2016
  30. (poster) Playing a metamaterial guitar with light: Optically addressable nanomechanical metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    New Horizons in Nanophotonics, Chicheley, UK, 23 – 24 May 2016
  31. (invited) All-dielectric nano-optomechanical nonlinear metamaterials
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, W. Wu, K. F. MacDonald, N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Photonics Europe 2016, Brussels, Belgium, 3 – 7 Apr 2016
  32. (invited) Reconfigurable nanomembrane metadevices
    E. Plum, J. Valente, J. Y. Ou, P. Cencillo-Abad, A. Karvounis, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    9th International Conference on Nanophotonics (ICNP 2016), Taipei, Taiwan, 21 – 25 Mar 2016
  33. Plasmonic toplogical insualtors: an emerging platform for broadband tunable metamterials
    C.Soci, G. Adamo, J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, Z. Wang, S. Vezzoli, L. Wang, N. I. Zheludev
    Nanophotonics in Asia, Osaka, Japan, 10 – 11 Dec 2015
  34. (invited) Nano-optomechanical dielectric metasurfaces reconfigurable with light
    A. Karvounis, J. Y. Ou, D. Piccinotti, W. Wu, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Materials Research Society MRS 2015 Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, 29 Nov – 4 Dec 2015
  35. Ultra-smooth epitaxial gold/silver thin films for low-loss plasmonic metamaterials
    T. Uchino, T. Koiwa, V. A. Fedotov, and, J. Y. Ou
    Materials Research Society MRS 2015 Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, 29 Nov – 4 Dec 2015
  36. Single-crystal silver thin films for low-loss plasmonic metamaterials
    T. Koiwa, V. A. Fedotov, J. Y. Ou, and T. Uchino
    JSAP-OSA Joint Symposia 2015, Nagoya, Japan, 13 – 16 Sep 2015
  37. Controlling light with light in nano-opto-mechanical metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2015, Oxford, UK, 7 – 12 Sep 2015
  38. Random access photonic metamaterials
    P. Cencillo-Abad, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, E. Plum, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2015, Oxford, UK, 7 – 12 Sep 2015
  39. (invited) Nanostructured photonic metamaterials reconfigurable with light, nanomechanical and electromagnetic forces
    J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, A. Karvounis, W. Wu, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Optics & Photonics 2015, San Diego, CA, USA, 9 – 13 Aug 2015
  40. Reconfigurable Gradient Metasurfaces With Random Access
    P. Cencillo-Abad, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, E. Plum, N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO Europe – EQEC Munich, Germany 21-15 June
  41. Tuneable Metamaterials Driven by Light
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO Europe – EQEC Munich, Germany 21-15 June
  42. (invited) Optical forces in plasmonic and dielectric metamaterials
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, A. Karvounis, W. Wu, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    META2015, New York, NY, USA, 4 – 7 Aug 2015
  43. Nano-opto-mechanical nonlinear plasmonic metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2015, Seefeld, Austria, 5 – 8 Jan 2015
  44. (poster) Randomly addressable reconfigurable photonic metamaterials
    P. Cencillo-Abad, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, E. Plum, N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2015, Seefeld, Austria, 5 – 8 Jan 2015
  45. Topological insulator BSTS as a broadband switchable metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, G. Adamo, Z. Wang, J. Yin, S. Vezzoli, V. Nalla, L. Wang, C. Soci, N. I. Zheludev; [presenter: K. F. MacDonald]
    2014 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, 30 Nov – 5 Dec 2014
  46. Ultraviolet and visible plasmonic metamaterials made of topological insulator
    J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, G. Adamo, A. Sulaev, L. Wang, and N. I. Zheludev
    Photon14, London, 1 – 4 Sep 2014
  47. (invited) Giant optical nonlinearity and magnetoelectric effect in reconfigurable plasmonic metamaterials
    E. Plum, J. Valente, J. Y. Ou, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials’2014, Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 – 30 Aug 2014
  48. Metamaterial NEMS: giant optical nonlinearity and magnetoelectric effect
    J. Valente, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    OMN2014 – International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Glasgow, Scotland, 17 – 21 Aug 2014
  49. Lorentz force metamaterial with giant optical magnetoelectric response
    J. Valente, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, I. Youngs, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO:2014, San Jose, CA, USA, 8 – 13 Jun 2014
  50. Controlling light with light in a plasmonic nanooptomechanical metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, J. Zhang and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO:2014, San Jose, CA, USA, 8 – 13 Jun 2014
  51. UV & visible plasmonic metamaterials made of topological insulator
    J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, G. Adamo, A. Sulaev, L. Wang, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO:2014, San Jose, CA, USA, 8 – 13 Jun 2014
  52. (invited) Plasmonics of topological insulators at UV-visible frequencies
    J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, G. Adamo, A. Sulaev, L. Wang, and N. I. Zheludev
    META’14, Singapore, 20 – 23 May 2014
  53. (invited) Nanomechanical metamaterial light modulators
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, P. Cencillo-Abad, and N. I. Zheludev
    META’14, Singapore, 20 – 23 May 2014
  54. Reconfigurable photonics metamaterials: nanoscale forces and giant magnetoelectric effect
    J. Valente, E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, and N. I. Zheludev
    DSTL Novel Electronic Materials PhD Theme Event, London, 17 Dec 2013
  55. (poster) Reconfigurable photonics metamaterial: observation of a giant magnetoelectric effect
    J. Valente, E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, and N. I. Zheludev
    DSTL Novel Electronic Materials PhD Theme Event, London, 17 Dec 2013
  56. Electrically controlled liquid crystal plasmonic metamaterials
    O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov
    Optics of Liquid Crystals 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii, 29 Sep – 4 Oct 2013
  57. Switching near-IR metamaterial response with electrically-controlled liquid crystals
    O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov
    Conference on Liquid Crystals ECLC-2013, Rhodes, Greece, 22 – 27 Sep 2013
  58. (keynote) Driving reconfigurable photonic metamaterials with light and electrical signals: exploiting forces and fields at the nanoscale
    N. I. Zheludev, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, J. Y. Ou, J. Zhang, J. Valente, W. M. Zhu, and A. Q. Liu
    Metamaterials’ 2013, Bordeaux, France, 16 – 19 Sep 2013
  59. Electrically tunable liquid crystal plasmonic metamaterials
    O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov
    Metamaterials’ 2013, Bordeaux, France, 16 – 19 Sep 2013
  60. (invited) Reconfigurable photonic metamaterials driven by Coulomb, Lorentz and optical forces
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, and N. I. Zheludev
    International Conference on Nanomaterials 2013 (ICN 2013), London, Ontario, Canada, 12 – 16 Aug 2013
  61. Nanoscale MoS2 thin films fabricated by atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition at ambient temperature
    C. C. Huang, F. Al-Saab, Y. Wang, J. Y. Ou, B. Gholipour, D. W. Hewak
    International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2013), Singapore. 30 Jun – 05 Jul 2013
  62. (invited) Amplifying free-electron evanescent fields
    J. K. So, J. Y. Ou, G. Adamo, F. J. G. de Abajo, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPP6, Ottawa, Canada, 26 – 31 May 2013
  63. Reconfigurable metamaterials controlled by Lorentz, Ampere and Coulomb forces: towards GHz bandwidth
    J. Valente, E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe – IQEC 2013, Munich, Germany, 12 – 16 May 2013
  64. Tunable light emission in reconfigurable plasmonic metamaterials
    G. Adamo, W. T. Chen, E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe – IQEC 2013, Munich, Germany, 12 – 16 May 2013
  65. Electrically controlled liquid crystal plasmonic metamaterials
    O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N.I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov
    CLEO/Europe – IQEC 2013, Munich, Germany, 12 – 16 May 2013
  66. Optical magnetism in all-dielectric metamaterials
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe – IQEC 2013, Munich, Germany, 12 – 16 May 2013
  67. (poster) Plasmonic amplifier of the evanescent field of free electrons
    J. K. So, J. Y. Ou, G. Adamo, F. J. Garcıa de Abajo, K.F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe – IQEC 2013, Munich, Germany, 12 – 16 May 2013
  68. (invited) Plasmonic amplification of free-electron evanescent fields
    J. K. So, J. Y. Ou, G. Adamo, J. G. de Abajo, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    IPS Meeting 2013, Singapore, 4 – 6 Mar 2013
  69. (invited) Nanomechanical control of metamaterial optical properties
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, J. Zhang and N. I. Zheludev
    IPS Meeting 2013, Singapore, 4 – 6 Mar 2013
  70. (invited) Reconfiguring photonic metamaterials with electromagnetic forces
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, J. Zhang, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2013, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2013
  71. Amplifying the evanescent field of free electrons
    J. K. So, J. Y. Ou, G. Adamo, F. J. G. de Abajo, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2013, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2013
  72. Optical magnetic response in all-dielectric metamaterial
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, R. Chen, M. D. B. Charlton, K. F. MacDonald,and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanometa 2013, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2013
  73. (poster) Electrically controlled liquid-crystal cell enhanced with plasmonic metamaterial
    O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, V. A. Fedotov
    Nanometa 2013, Seefeld, Austria, 3 – 6 Jan 2013
  74. (invited) Reconfiguring photonic metamaterials
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, J. Valente, J. Zhang, and N. I. Zheludev
    Sino-UK Workshop on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, Beijing, China, 7 – 8 Dec 2012
  75. Sub-wavelength focusing of high intensities in microfibre tips
    G. Brambilla, M. Ding, J. Y. Ou, N. Sessions, Y. Jung, O. Fenwick, F. Di Stasio, F. Cacialli, J-L. Kou and F. Xu
    IEEE 3rd International Conference on Photonics, Penang, Malaysia, 1-3 Oct. 2012
  76. Fabrication of chalcogenide and emerging materials by novel CVD technology
    C. C. Huang, F. Al-Saab, B. Gholipour, J. Y. Ou, D. W. Hewak
    Manufacturing The Future Conference (MTFC) 2012, United Kingdom. 19 – 20 Sep 2012
  77. (invited) Coherent light emission from planar plasmonic metamaterials
    G. Adamo, J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, M. Ren, E. Plum, E. T. F. Rogers, K. F. MacDonald, J. Xu, N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO:2012, San Jose, United States, 06 – 11 May 2012
  78. Amplification of the evanescent field of free electrons
    J. K. So, J. Y. Ou, G. Adamo, K. F. MacDonald, J. G. de Abajo, N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO:2012, San Jose, United States, 06 – 11 May 2012
  79. (poster) MHz bandwidth electro-optical modulator based on a reconfigurable photonic metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO:2012, San Jose, United States, 06 – 11 May 2012
  80. (invited) A new way of reducing plasmonic losses
    V. A. Fedotov, J. Y. Ou, N. I. Zheludev
    META’12, Paris, France, 19 – 22 Apr 2012
  81. (poster) Coherent emission from plasmonic metamaterials
    G. Adamo, J. Y. Ou, J. K. So, S. D. Jenkins, K. F. MacDonald, F. De Angelis, E. Di Fabrizio, J. Ruostekoski, N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Photonics Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 16 – 19 Apr 2012
  82. (poster) Nano-electro-mechanical switchable (NEMS) photonic metamaterial
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, W. T. Chen, D. P. Tsai, N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Photonics Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 16 – 19 Apr 2012
  83. (poster) Amplification of the evanescent field of free electrons
    J. K. So, J. Y. Ou, G. Adamo, K. F. MacDonald, F. J. Garcia de Abajo, N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Photonics Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 16 – 19 Apr 2012
  84. (poster) Frequency selective reflectors, magnetic walls and perfect optical absorbers based on new classes of metal and dielectric-loaded relief metamaterials
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, T. Uchino, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 10 – 15 Oct 2011
  85. Nano-electromechanical switchable photonic metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 10 – 15 Oct 2011
  86. Giant femtosecond optical nonlinearity of gold metamaterial nanostructures
    M. Ren, B. Jia, J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, A. E. Nikolaenko, J. J. Xu, M. Gu, and N. I. Zheludev
    Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 10 – 15 Oct 2011
  87. (invited) Functional photonic metamaterials
    M. Ren, J. Y. Ou, B. Jia, E. Plum, J. Zhang, L. Jiang, A. Nikolaenko, J. J. Xu, M. Gu, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    IEEE Photonics 2011, Arligton, VA, USA, 09 – 13 Oct 2011
  88. (invited) Manipulating light with photonic metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, T. S. Kao, J. Zhang, E. Plum, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Optics & Photonics 2011, San Diego, CA, USA, 21-25 Aug 2011
  89. (keynote) Reconfigurable Photonic Metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev
    ICMAT 2011, Suntec, Singapore, 26 Jun – 01 Jul 2011
  90. Electron-beam-driven nanoscale metamaterial light
    G. Adamo, J. Y. Ou, K. F. MacDonald, F. De Angelis, E. Di Fabrizio, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe – EQEC 2011, Munich, Germany, 22-26 May 2011
  91. Reconfigurable Nanostructured Photonic Metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe – EQEC 2011, Munich, Germany, 22-26 May 2011
  92. Printing of amorphous and crystalline materials pre-machined using focussed ion beam patterning
    C. Sones, K. Kaur, M. Feinaeugle, J. Y. Ou, K. Sloyan, T. May-Smith, Fabio. Di Pietrantonio, E. Verona, and R. Eason
    CLEO/Europe – EQEC 2011, Munich, Germany, 22-26 May 2011
  93. Laser-Induced Forward Transfer of Pre-Machined Donor Films
    Kamal Kaur, Matthias Feinaeugle, David P. Banks, Jun-Yu Ou, F.Di Pietrantonio, E. D. Verona, Collin Sones, and Robert W. Eason
    CLEO/QELS 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, US, 1-6 May 2011
  94. Reconfigurable Photonic Metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev; [presenter: S. Savo]
    CLEO/QELS 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, US, 1-6 May 2011
  95. (invited) Metamaterials: novel functionalities and meta-molecular interactions
    E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, K. Tanaka, G. Adamo, A. Nikolaenko, and N. I. Zheludev
    UKIERI Workshop, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, 14 – 16 Apr 2011
  96. Intaglio and Bas-Relief Metamaterials: controlling the Colour of Metals
    J. Zhang, J. Y. Ou, N. Papasimakis, Y. Chen, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    NANOMETA 2011, Seefeld, Austria, 3-6 Jan 2011
  97. (poster) Reconfigurable Photonic Metamaterials
    J. Y. Ou, E. Plum, L. Jiang, and N. I. Zheludev
    NANOMETA 2011, Seefeld, Austria, 3-6 Jan 2011
  98. (poster) The Super-oscillating Superlens
    E. T. F. Rogers, T. Roy, T. S. Kao, J. Y. Ou, V. Savinov, S. Sano, J. Lindberg, M. R. Dennis, and N. I. Zheludev
    NANOMETA 2011, Seefeld, Austria, 3-6 Jan 2011
  99. Multi-fold quantum dot luminescence enhancement in a plasmonic metamaterial
    K. Tanaka, E. Plum, J. Y. Ou, T. Uchino, and N. I. Zheludev
    NANOMETA 2011, Seefeld, Austria, 3-6 Jan 2011
  100. Efficient light confinement to λ/10 spot sizes in optical fibre tips
    M. Ding, J. Y. Ou, N. P. Sessions, Y. Jung, G. Brambilla
    9th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2010) Nanjing, China, 24-27 Oct. 2010
  101. Direct Current Effect on the Magnetization Reversal of Microstructured CIP Spin Valves
    C. Y. Kuo, C. T. Chao, J. Y. Ou, L. Horng, T. H. Wu, M. Tsunoda, M. Takahashi, …
    AMC 2008 Asian Magnetics Conference, Busan, Korea, December 10–13, 2008
  102. Controllable sub-100nm magnetic multilayer devices via stencil mask technique
    J. Y. Ou, M. Y. Kao, L Horng, JC Wu
    NSTI Nanotech, Boston, MA, USA June 1-5, 2008
  103. Fabrication of Microstructured Magnetic Arrays Using Si3N4 Membrane Mask
    J. Y. Ou, C. T. Chao, I. C. Lo, J. C. Wu
    APS March Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 21–25 March 2005
  104. An approach to transport measurement of gold nanoparticles chain
    J. Y. Ou, W. C. Lyu, J. C. Wu
    APS March Meeting 2004, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 22-26 March 2004
  105. Soft X‐Ray Photoemission Electron Microscopy Station with Polarized Radiation
    D. H. Wei, Y. J. Hsu, G. C. Yin, Y. S. Wu, S. C. Chuang, K. L. Tsang, J. Y. Ou, J. C. Wu
    8th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation  San Francisco, CA, USA, 25-29 Aug 2003.
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