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Liu Yanjun

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Interests: 

◆Active plasmonics, plasmonic metamaterials, chiral plasmonics

◆Liquid crystal photonics


Educational Background: 

◆2000, Bachelor of Engineering, Shandong University

◆2003, Mater of Science, Fudan University

◆2007, Ph.D, Nanyang Technological Univeristy


Professional Experience: 

◆ 2010-2016, Research Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

◆ 2008-2010, Postdoctoral Scholar, The Pennsylvania State University, USA


Honors & Awards: 

◆2016, 12th Thousand Youth Talents Plan

◆2015, Joseph Wang Award 2015

◆2006, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad


Brief Introduction: 

Dr. Liu’s research interests are active plasmonics and metamaterials, liquid crystal photonics, and optical memories. He is experienced in polymer micro/nano-photonic structures, liquid crystal devices, and laser holograms. He has authored/co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed journal publications and over 30 peer-reviewed conference papers in his research fields.


Selected Publications: 

[1].  E. H. Khoo, E. S. P. Leong, S. J. Wu, W. K. Phua, Y. L. Hor, and Y. J. Liu, Effect of Asymmetrical Nanostructures on the Extinction Difference Properties of Actin Biomolecules and Filaments, Sci. Rep. 6, 19658 (2016).

[2].  G. Y. Si, E. S. P. Leong, X. X. Jiang, J. T. Lv, J. Lin, H. T. Dai, and Y. J. Liu, All-Optical, Polarization-Insensitive Light Tuning Properties in Silver Nanorod Arrays Covered with Photoresponsive Liquid Crystals, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 13223-13227 (2015).

[3].  G. Y. Si, Y. H. Zhao, J. T. Lv, M. Q. Lu, F. W. Wang, H. L. Liu, N. Xiang, T. J. Huang, A. J. Danner, J. H. Teng, and Y. J. Liu, Reflective Plasmonic Color Filters Based on Lithographically Patterned Silver Nanorod Arrays, Nanoscale 5, 6243-6248 (2013).

[4].  Y. J. Liu, G. Y. Si, E. S. P. Leong, N. Xiang, A. J. Danner, and J. H. Teng, Light-Driven Plasmonic Color Filters by Overlaying Photoresponsive Liquid Crystals on Gold Annular Aperture Arrays, Adv. Mater. 24, OP131-OP135 (2012).

[5]. Y. J. Liu, Y. B. Zheng, J. Liou, I.-K. Chiang, I. C. Khoo, and T. J. Huang, All-Optical Modulation of Localized Surface Plasmon Coupling in a Hybrid System Composed of Photo-Switchable Gratings and Au Nanodisk Arrays, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 7717-7722 (2011).

[6]. Y. J. Liu, X. Y. Ding, S.-C. S. Lin, J. J. Shi, I.-K. Chiang, and T. J. Huang, Surface Acoustic Wave Driven Light Shutters Using Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystals, Adv. Mater. 23, 1656-1659 (2011).

[7]. Y. J. Liu, Q. Z. Hao, J. S. T. Smalley, J. Liou, I. C. Khoo, and T. J. Huang, A Frequency-Addressed Plasmonic Switch Based on Dual-Frequency Liquid Crystals, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 091101 (2010).


Book Chapter:

Y. J. Liu, G. Y. Si, Y. H. Zhao, and E. S. P. Leong, Tunable Plasmonics Based on Liquid Crystals, a book chapter in Active Plasmonic Nanomaterials, Edited by Luciano De Sio, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., Singapore, 2015.


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