Yunshen Zhou

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Membership: 

Faculty

Address: 

Department of Electrical Engineering University of Nebraska-Lincoln 209N WSEC, Lincoln, NE 68588-0511

Phone: 

Phone: 402-472-3441, Fax: 402-472-4732

Email: 

yzhou5@unl.edu

Education: 

Ph.D.: Condensed Matter Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, China, 2005.
B.S.: Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, China, 1998.

Experience: 

Research Assistant Professor: Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2010-present.
Postdoctoral Researcher: Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005-2010.

Professional Activities: 

1. Member of Materials Research Society (MRS), 2008 – present.
2. Member of National Postdoctoral Association, 2008 – present.
3. Member of Laser Institute of America (LIA), 2010 – present.
4. Faculty member of Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, 2011 – present.
5. Member of Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science, 2011 – present.
6. Member of Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 2011 – present.
7. Member of Postdoc Advisory Council, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March – October, 2011
8. Member of NCMN Outreach Committee, 2011 – present.
9. Reviewer of following journals: Chinese Physics Letters, Journal of Surface Science, Sensors, Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Carbon, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Nanoscale, and Journal of Applied Physics.

Patents: 

1. Y. F. Lu, Z. Q. Xie, H. Ling and Y. S. Zhou, “Fast growth of large diamond crystals in open air using resonant laser excitation of precursor molecules in combustion flames”, submitted.
2. Y. F. Lu, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong and M. Mahjouri-Samani, “Controlled-growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes using optical driving forces”, submitted.
3. Y. F. Lu, W. Xiong and Y. S. Zhou, “Low cost and large scale growth of graphene on dielectric substrates”, provisional application filed, KSS 1878-1573.
4. X. B. Zhu, K. D. Wang, Y. S. Zhou, B. Wang, and J. G. Hou, “Fabricating self-assembled monolayers via vapor depositing and relevant equipment”, CN1483851, State Intellectual Property Office of China.

Journal Publications:

2017 Zou, Qi Ming, Leimin Deng, Dawei Li, Yunshen Zhou, Hossein Rabiee Golgir, Kamran Keramatnejad, Li Sha Fan, Lan Jiang, Jean-Francois Silvain, and Yongfeng Lu. "Thermally Stable and Electrically Conductive, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Silicon Infiltrated Composite Structures for High-Temperature Electrodes." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2017).
2017 Keramatnejad, K, Li, Dawei, H. Rabiee Golgir, Xi Huang et al. " Laser-assisted Nanowelding of Graphene to Metals: An Optical Approach towards Ultralow Contact Resistance" Advanced Materials Interfaces, (2017).
2016 D.W. Li, W. Xiong, L.J. Jiang, Z.Y. Xiao, H.R. Golgir, M.M. Wang, X. Huang, Y.S. Zhou, Z. Lin, L. Jiang, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “Multimodal Nonlinear Optical Imaging of MoS2 and MoS2-Based van der Waals Heterostructures”, ACS Nano, 10.1021/acsnano.6b00371 (2016)
2016 Jiang, L., Xiong, W., Zhou, Y., Liu, Y., Huang, X., Li, D., Baldacchini, T., Jiang, L. and Lu, Y., 2016. Performance comparison of acrylic and thiol-acrylic resins in two-photon polymerization. Optics Express, 24(12), pp.13687-13701.
2016 Lu, Yongfeng, Hossein Rabiee Golgir, and Yunshen Zhou. "GROWTH OF NITRIDE FILMS." U.S. Patent No. 20,160,340,783. 24 Nov. 2016.
2015 L.S. Fan, Y.S. Zhou, M.X. Wang, Y. Gao, W. Xiong, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “The roles of key chemical intermediate species in diamond synthesis investigated using mass spectrometry”, RSC Adv, 5, 4822-4830(2015)
2015 D.W. Li, Y.S. Zhou, X. Huang, L. Jiang, J.-F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “In situ imaging and control of layer-by-layer femtosecond laser thinning of graphene”, Nanoscale, DOI: 10.1039/ C4NR07078J (2015)
2015 Liu, Lei, Shuo Li, Xi Huang, Yao Lu, Kevin Chen, Raphaël Pik, Lan Jiang, Jean Francois Silvain, and Yong Feng Lu. "Detection of trace-level uranium and samarium in glasses by combined laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and plasma-induced fluorescence spectroscopy." Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 30, no. 5 (2015): 1128-1132.
2015 Y. Lu, Y.S. Zhou, W. Qiu, X. Huang, Y. Gao, L. Liu, Y.T. Lei, T.C. Zhang, L. Jiang, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “Sensitivity and intensity enhancement in open air mass spectrometry assisted by a continuous wave infrared laser”, J. Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 30, 1663-1667(2015)
2015 W. Xiong, Y.S. Zhou, W.J. Hou, L.J. Jiang, M. Mahhouri-Samani, J.B., Park, X.N. He, Y. Y. Gao, L.S. Fan, T. Baldacchini, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “Laser-based micro/ nanofabrication in one, two and three dimensions”, Front. Optoelectron., DOI: 10.1007/s1220001504813 (2015).
2015 W. Xiong, Y. S. Zhou, W. J. Hou, T. Guillemet, J. F. Silvain, Y. Gao, M. Lahaye, E. Lebraud, S. Xu, X. W. Wang, D. A. Cullen, K. L. More, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Solid-state graphene formation via nickel carbide intermediate phase”, RSC Adv., DOI: 10.1039/ C5RA18682J(2015)
2015 K. Keramatnejad, Y. S. Zhou, Y. Gao, H. Rabiee Golgir, M. Wang, L. Jiang, J.-F. Silvain, and Y. F. Lu, “Skin effect mitigation in laser processed multi-walled carbon nanotube/copper conductors”, J. Appl. Phys. 118, 144311(2015)
2015 Y. Lu, Y. S. Zhou, W. Qiu, X. Huang, L. Liu, L. Jiang, J. F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “Magnetic field enhancement for femtosecond-laser-ablation mass spectrometry in ambient environments”, J. Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 30, 2303-2306 (2015), DOI: 10.1039/C5JA00225G
2015 A.D. Wang, L. Jiang, X.W. Li, Y. Liu, X.Z. Dong, L.T. Qu, X.M. Duan, and Y.F. Lu, “Mask-free patterning of high-conductivity metal nanowire in open air by spatially modulated femtosecond laser pulses”, Adv. Mater., DOI: 10.1002/adma.201503289(2015)
2015 Y. S. Zhou, L. S. Fan, Z. Q. Xie, L. Jiang, J. F. Silvain, and Y. F. Lu, "Laser-assisted vibrational control of precursor molecules in diamond synthesis." Curr. Opin. Solid State Mater Sci. 19, 107(2015). DOI:10.1016/j.cossms.2014.10.003.
2014 L. Liu, S. Li, X. He, X. Huang, C. Zhang, L. Fan, M. Wang, Y. Zhou, K. Chen, L. Jiang, J. Silvain, and Y. Lu, "Flame-enhanced laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy," Opt. Express 22, 7686-7693
2014 H. Rabiee Golgir, Y. Gao, Y. S. Zhou, L. S. Fan, P. Thirugnanam, K. Keramatnejad, and Y. F. Lu, “Low-Temperature Growth of Crystalline Gallium Nitride Films Using Vibrational Excitation of Ammonia Molecules in Laser-Assisted Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition”, ACS Cryst. Growth Des., DOI: 10.1021/cg500862b (2014)
2014 Y.S. Zhou, L.S. Fan, Z.Q. Xie, L Jiang, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “Laser-Assisted Vibrational Control of Precursor Molecules in Diamond Synthesis”, Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science, DOI: 10.1016/j.cossms.2014.10.003 (2014)
2014 Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M.M. Wang, L.S. Fan, H. Rabiee-Golgir, L.J. Jiang, W.J. Hou, X. Huang, L. Jiang, J.F. Silvain, and Y. F. Lu, “Highly efficient and recyclable carbon soot sponge for oil cleanup”, ACS Appl Mater. & Interface, DOI: 10.1021/am500870f (2014)
2014 X. Huang, X.N. He, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, L.J Jiang, L. Liu, Y.S. Zhou, L. Jiang, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu ,“Contrast enhancement using silica microspheres in coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopic imaging”, Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 2889-2896 (2014).
2014 L.S. Fan, Y.S. Zhou, M.X. Wang, Y. Gao, L. Liu, and Y. F. Lu, “Resonant vibrational excitation of ethylene molecules in laser-assisted diamond deposition”, Laser Phys Lett, 11, 076002(2014
2014 W. Xiong, Y.S. Zhou, W.J. Hou, L.J. Jiang, Y. Gao, L.S. Fan, L. Jiang, J.F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, “Direct writing of graphene patterns on insulating substrates under ambient conditions”, Nature Sci. Rep., 4, 4892, doi:10.1038/srep04892(2014)
2014 Z. Q. Xie, Y. S. Zhou, Y. Gao, J. Bai, J. B. Park, T. Guillemet, L. Jiang, X. C. Zeng, and Y. F. Lu, “Control of crystallographic orientation in diamond synthesis through laser resonant vibrational excitation of precursor molecules“, Nature Sci. Rep., 4, 4581; DOI: 10.1038/srep04581(2014).
2013 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, X.N. He, W. Xiong, P. Hilger, L. Jiang, and Y. F. Lu, “Plasmonic-Enhanced Carbon Nanotube Infrared Bolometers ”, Nanotechnology, 24, 035502 (2013)
2013 M.M. Wang, Y.S. Zhou, Z.Q. Xie, Y. Gao, X.N. He, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Seed-Free Growth of Diamond Patterns on Silicon Predefined by Femtosecond Laser Direct Writing”, Crystal Growth and Design, 13, 716-722(2013)
2013 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, L. Fan, Y. Gao, W. Xiong, K. L. More and Y. F. Lu, “Laser-assisted solid-state synthesis of carbon nanotube/silicon core/shell structures”, Nanotechnol., 24, 255604(2013)
2013 Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, L.J. Jiang, M. Mahjouri-samani, P. Thirugnanam, X. Huang, M.M. Wang, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Transparent, flexible, and solid-state supercapacitors based on graphene electrodes”, APL Mater. 1, 012101 (2013)
2013 Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, M. Qian, X.N. He, H.M. Li, J. Redepenning, L.S. Fan, X.N. He, W. Xiong, X. Huang, M. Majhouri-Samani, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “High-Performance Flexible Solid-State Supercapacitors Based on MnO2-Decorated Nanocarbon Electrodes”, RSC Adv., 3(43), 20613(2013)
2013 P. Thirugnanam, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, L. Fan, R. Raju, M. Mitchell, Y. Gao, B. Krishnan, Y. S. Zhou, L. Jiang, and Y. F. Lu, “Rapid Growth of m-plane Oriented Gallium Nitride Nanoplates on Silicon Substrate Using Laser-Assisted Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition”, Cryst. Growth Des., 13(7), 3171–3176(2013)
2012 L.B. Guo, W. Hu, B.Y. Zhang, X.N. He, C.M. Li, Y.S. Zhou, Z.X. Cai, X.Y. Zeng, and Y.F. Lu, “Optimally enhanced optical emission in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy by combining spatial confinement and dual-pulse irradiation”, Opt. Exp., 20(2), 1436-1443(2012)
2012 L. S. Fan, Z. Q. Xie, J. B. Park, X. N. He, Y. S. Zhou, L. Jiang, Y. F. Lu, “Synthesis of nitrogen-doped diamond films using vibrational excitation of ammonia molecules in laser-assisted combustion flames”, J. Laser Appl., 24, 022001 (2012)
2012 X N He, Y Gao, M Mahjouri-Samani, P N Black, J Allen, M Mitchell, W Xiong, Y S Zhou, L Jiang, and Y F Lu, “Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Gold-Coated Horizontally Aligned Carbon Nanotubes”, Nanotechnol. 23, 205702(2012).
2012 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, J.B. Park, M. Qian, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Laser-assisted nanofabrication of carbon nanostructures”, J. Laser Appl. 24, 042007(2012)
2012 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Z. Q. Xie, L. Jiang, and Y. F. Lu, “Strong Photoluminescence from Diameter-Modulated Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 043123(2012).
2012 Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, M. Qian, X.N. He, J. Redepenning, P. Goodman, H.M. Li, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Chemical activation of carbon nano-onions for high-rate supercapacitor electrodes”, Carbon, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2012.08.009 (2012)
2012 Xiong, W., Zhou, Y. S., Jiang, L. J., Sarkar, A., Mahjouri-Samani, M., Xie, Z. Q., Gao, Y., Ianno, N. J., Jiang, L. and Lu, Y. F. Single-Step Formation of Graphene on Dielectric Surfaces. Adv. Mater.(2012)
2012 T. Premkumar, Y. S. Zhou, G. Yang, K. Baskar, L. Jiang and Y.F. Lu, “Morphological transition of ZnO nanostructures influenced by magnesium doping”, Appl. Surf. Sci., 258, 2297-2300 (2012)
2011 J.B. Park, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, M. Qian, Z.Q. Xie, M. Mitchell, Y.S. Zhou, K.H. Han, L. Jiang, Y.F. Lu, “Fast growth of graphene patterns by laser direct writing”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 123109(2011)
2011 Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, J.B. Park, H. Wang, X.N. He, H.F. Luo, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Improved Optical-Limiting Performance, Crystallinity, and Growth Rate of Carbon Nano-Onions Synthesized from Resonantly Excited Ethylene Molecules”, Nanotechnology, 22, 165604(2011)
2011 L. B. Guo , C. M. Li, W. Hu, Y. S. Zhou, B. Y. Zhang, Z. X. Cai, X. Y. Zeng, Y. F. Lu, “Plasma confinement by hemispherical cavity in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 131501(2011)
2011 Y Gao, Y S Zhou, M Qian, Z Q Xie, W Xiong, H F Luo, L Jiang, and Y F Lu, “Fast Growth of Branched Nickel Monosilicide Nanowires by Laser-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition”, Nanotechnology, 22, 235602(2011)
2011 M. Qian , Y.S. Zhou, Y. Gao, J.B. Park, T. Feng, S.M. Huang, Z. Sun, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Formation of graphene sheets through laser exfoliation of highly ordered pyrolytic graphite”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 173108 (2011)
2011 J.B. Park, W. Xiong, Z.Q. Xie, Y. Gao, M. Qian, M. Mitchell, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y.S. Zhou, L. Jiang, Y.F. Lu, “Transparent interconnections formed by rapid single-step fabrication of graphene patterns”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 99, 053103(2011).
2011 M. Qian , Y.S. Zhou, Y. Gao, J.B. Park, T. Feng, S.M. Huang, Z. Sun, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Formation of freestanding two-dimensional carbon nanosheets from poly(phenylcarbyne) through pulsed laser ablation”, Carbon, 49, 5117-5123(2011)
2011 T. Guillemet, Z.Q. Xie, Y.S. Zhou, J.B. Park, A. Veillere, W. Xiong, J.M. Heintz, J.F. Silvain, N. Chandra, and Y.F. Lu, “Stress and phase purity analyses of diamond films deposited through laser-assisted combustion synthesis”, Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 3, 4120-4125(2011).
2010 Z. Q. Xie, Y. S. Zhou, X. N. He, Y. Gao, J. B. Park, H. Ling, and Y. F. Lu, “Fast growth of diamond crystals in open air by combustion synthesis with resonant laser energy coupling”, Crystal Growth and Design, 10, 1762-1766(2010)
2010 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, M. Mahjouri-Samani, M. Mitchell, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Towards Carbon-Nanotube Integrated Electronics: Optically Controlled Simultaneous Integration of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Nanotechnology 21, 315601(2010)
2010 M. Mahjouri-Samani1,Y.S. Zhou,W. Xiong,Y. Gao,M. Mitchell, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Diameter modulation by fast temperature control in laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition of single-walled carbon nanotubes”, Nanotechnology 21, 395601(2010)
2010 Z.Q. Xie, X.N. He, W. Hu, T. Guillemet, J.B. Park, Y.S. Zhou, J. Bai, Y. Gao, X.C. Zeng, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, “Excitations of Precursor Molecules by Different Laser Powers in Laser-assisted Growth of Diamond Films” Crystal Growth and Design, 10, 4928-4933 (2010)
2010 T. Premkumar, Y.S. Zhou, Y.F. Lu, and K. Baskar, “Optical and Field Emission Properties of ZnO Nanostructures Deposited Using High-Pressure Pulsed Laser Deposition”, Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 2(10), 2863-2869(2010).
2009 Y.S. Zhou, K.J. Yi, M. Mahjouri, W. Xiong, Y.F. Lu, “Image contrast enhancement in field-emission scanning electron microscopy of single-walled carbon nanotubes”, Appl. Surf. Sci., ¬255, 4341-4346(2009).
2009 Y. Gao, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, M. Mitchell, Y.F. Lu, “Controlled growth of carbon nanotubes on electrodes under different bias polarity”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 143117 (2009)
2009 M. Masoud-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell, and Y. F. Lu, “Laser-assisted selective removal of metallic carbon nanotubes” Nanotechnology 20(49), 495202 (2009) (Cover Paper).
2009 W. Xiong, Y. S. Zhou, M. Mahjouri-Samani, W. Q. Yang, K. J. Yi, X. N. He, S. H. Liou, and Y. F. Lu, “Self-aligned growth of single walled carbon nanotubes using optical near-field effects”, Nanotechnology, 20(2), 025601, (2009).
2008 K. J. Yi, X. N. He, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y.F. Lu, “Tip-enhanced Near-field Raman Spectroscopy with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope and Side-illumination Optics”, Sci. Instr. Rev., 79, 051807 (2008)
2006 B. Wang, Y. S. Zhou, X. L. Ding, K. D. Wang, X. P. Wang, J. L. Yang, and J. G. Hou, “Conduction mechanism of Aviram-Ratner rectifiers with single pyridine-sigma-C60 oligomers”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110 (48), 24505-24512 (2006).
2006 Y. S. Zhou, B. Wang, S. Q. Xiao, Y. L. Li, and J. G. Hou, “Self-ordered monolayers of fullerene derivatives assembled via bimolecular building block”, Applied Surface Science, 252 (6), 2119-2125 (2006).
2005 Y. S. Zhou, K. D. Wang, F. Z. Zhao, B. Wang, J. G. Hou, S. Wang, and Y. L. Li, “Self-assembly of N-3-gamma-pyridyl Aza[60]fulleroid on Au(111)”, Chinese Science Bulletin, 50 (5), 406-411 (2005).
2005 Y. S. Zhou, B. Wang, M. Z. Zhu, and J.G. Hou, “Observation of co-existence of “face-on” and “edge-on” stacking styles in a porphyrin monolayer”, Chemical Physics Letters 403, 140-145 (2005).
2004 H. M. Li, Y. S. Zhou, Y. L. Li, Y. L. Song, H. J. Fang, S. Q. Xiao, H. B. Liu, H. Y. Gan, T. G. Jiu, and D. B. Zhu, “Fabrication and nonlinear optical properties of ultrathin flms containing sulfonate functionalized fullerenes”, Chemical Physics Letters, 383, 230-234 (2004).
2004 Y. G. Li, P. J. Shi, Y. S. Zhou, and C. Y. Pan, “Synthesis and characterization of block comb-like copolymers P(A-MPEO)-block-PSt”, Polymer International, 53 (3), 349-354 (2004).
2003 D. B. Zhu, Y. L. Li, W. Wang, Z. Q. Shi, C. M. Du, S. X. Xiao, H. J. Fang, and Y. S. Zhou, “Design, synthesis and properties of functional materials based on fullerene”, Synthetic Metal, 133-134, 679-683 (2003).
2002 S. Wang, Y. L. Li, Z. Q. Shi, C. M. Du, H. J. Fang, S. X. Xiao, and Y. S. Zhou, D. B. Zhu, “Synthesis of new C-60-based dyads containing carbazole and benzothiazole moieties”, Synthetic Communications, 32 (16), 2507-2512 (2002).
2002 H. J. Fang, S. Wang, S. X. Xiao, Y. L. Li, Z. Q. Shi, C. M. Du, Y. S. Zhou, and D. B. Zhu, “Synthesis and characterization of new dyads containing different percentages of C60 and PPV covalently linked”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 203 (13), 1931-1935 (2002).
2002 W. Lin, Y. S. Zhou, Y. Zhao, Q. S. Zhu, and C. Wu, “Cr3+/COO- complexation induced aggregation of gelatin in dilute solution”, Macromolecules, 35 (19), 7407-7413 (2002).
2002 X. L. Xu, Y. S. Zhou, and Q. L. Liu, “Single-molecular imaging of anticoagulation factor I from snake venom by atomic force microscopy”, Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 20 (9), 899-903 (2002).
2001 Z. Q. Shi, Y. L. Li, S. Wang, C. M. Du, S. X. Xiao, H. j. Fang, Y. S. Zhou, and D. B. Zhu, “Formation and properties of the nanoparticles based on salt-derivatived C60”, Solid State Communication, 120 (7-8), 269-272 (2001).

Conference Publications:

2012 L. B. Guo, X.N.He, B. Y. Zhang, C. M. Li, W. Hu, Y. S. Zhou, Z. X. Cai, X. Y. Zeng, and Y. F. Lu, “Enhancement of LIBS signal by using both hemispherical cavity and magnetic field”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly VI in LASE 2012 (Photonics West 2012, 21-26 January 2012, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2012 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, J.B. Park, M. Qian, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, L. Jiang, and Y.F. Lu, Invited talk, “Laser-assisted Fabrication of Carbon Nanostructures”, 13th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication (LPM 2012, 12-15 June 2012, Washington DC, USA)
2012 X.N. He, Z.Q. Xie, Y. Gao, X. Huang, Y.S. Zhou, and Y.F. Lu, “Combined Laser Ionizationand Ambient Metastable Ionization in Mass Spectrometry of Solid Samples in Open Air”, 13th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication (LPM 2012, 12-15 June 2012, Washington DC, USA)
2012 Y. F. Lu, Z.Q. Xie, and Y.S. Zhou, Invited talk, “Laser Resonant Excitation of Precursor Molecules in Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond Thin Films and Crystals”, MATADOR 2012 Conference (25-27 July 2012, Manchester, UK).
2012 Y. F. Lu, Z.Q. Xie, L.S. Fan, and Y.S. Zhou, Invited talk, “Laser-induced Multi-Energy Processing in Diamond Growth”, The 8th International Conference on Photo-Excited Processes and Applications (ICPEPA-8, 12-18 August 2012, Rochester, NY, USA)
2012 Y.F. Lu, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, J.B. Park, M. Qian, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, and L. Jiang, “Laser synthesis of carbon nanostructures”, Plenary talk, 20th International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies (ALT-2012, 2-6 September 2012, Gwatt Zentrum, Thun, Switzerland)
2012 W. Xiong, Y.S. Zhou, X.N. Xiangnan He, Y. Gao, M. Mahjouri-Samani, T. Baldacchini, Y.F. Lu, “Three-dimensional micro/nano-fabrication by integration of additive and subtractive femtosecond-laser direct writing processes”, Nanomanufacturing Conference, 31st International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2012, 23-27 Sept 2012, Anaheim, CA)
2012 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, X.N. He, P. Hilger, and Y.F. Lu, “Efficient laser coupling into plasmonic nanoattenna arrays for fabrication and characterization of sensitive infrared bolometers”, Nanomanufacturing Conference, 31st International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2012, 23-27 Sept 2012, Anaheim, CA
2011 L.S. Fan, Z.Q. Xie, J.B. Park, X.N. He, Y.S. Zhou, and Y.F. Lu, “Synthesis of Nitrogen-Doped Diamond Films by Vibrational Excitation of Precursor Molecules using CO2 Laser in a Combustion Flame Process”, Laser Microfabrication Conference, 30th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2011, 23-27 October 2010, Orlando, FL)
2011 Y. S. Zhou, “Advanced carbon nanostructures”, 2011 NATS Fall Conference, September 29 – October 1, 2011, Fremont, NE, USA.
2011 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mitchell, and Y.F. Lu, “Laser-Induced Growth of Diameter-Modulated Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Laser Microfabrication Conference, 30th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2011, 23-27 October 2011, Orlando, FL)
2011 X.N. He, W. Hu, Y.S. Zhou, C.M. Li, L.B. Guo, and Y.F. Lu, Best Poster Paper Award (1st Place), “Spectral Resolution Improvement in Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Through Generation of High-Temperature and Low-Density Plasmas”, Laser Microfabrication Conference, 30th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2011, 23-27 October 2011, Orlando, FL)
2011 Y. Gao, Y. S. Zhou, M. Qian, W. Xiong, J. B. Park, P. Goodman, J. G. Redepenning, Y. F. Lu, “Capacitive properties of carbon nano-onions synthesized by laser resonant excitation of ethylene molecules in open air”, MRS Fall Meeting 2011, Symposium AA: Nanotubes, Graphene, and Related Nanostructures (November 28 - December 2, 2011, Boston, MA)
2011 M. Qian, Y. S. Zhou, Y. Gao, J. B. Park, Z. Sun, Y. F. Lu, “Formation of graphene through pulsed laser exfoliation of highly ordered pyrolytic graphite”, MRS Fall Meeting 2011, Symposium AA: Nanotubes, Graphene, and Related Nanostructures (November 28 - December 2, 2011, Boston, MA)
2011 W. Xiong, Y. S. Zhou, J. B. Park, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, Y. F. Lu, “Integration of additive and subtractive processes for three-dimensional sub-wavelength fabrication by femtosecond direct laser writing”, MRS Fall Meeting 2011, Symposium V: Multifunctional Polymer-based Materials (November 28 - December 2, 2011, Boston, MA)
2011 Y. F. Lu, J.B. Park, Y.S. Zhou, “Laser direct writing of micro graphene patterns”, Invited talk, Meeting on Synthesis and Photonics of Nanoscale Materials IX (SPNSM)IX in LASE 2012 (Photonics West 2012, 21-26 January 2012, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2011 Y.F. Lu, Y.S. Zhou, M.M. Samani, W. Xiong, M. Mitchell, “Controlled growth of carbon nanotubes: from locations to structures”, Invited talk, Confernece on Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XVI in LASE 2011 (Photonics West 2011, 22-27 January 2011, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2011 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell, and Y. F. Lu, “Diameter modulation of carbon nanotubes by rapid temperature modulation in laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly V in LASE 2011 (Photonics West 2011, 22-27 January 2011, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2011 Z. Q. Xie, Y. S. Zhou, X. N. He, Y. Gao, J. B. Park, T. Guillemet, and Y. F. Lu , “Laser-assisted synthesis of diamond crystals in open air through vibrational excitation of precursor molecules”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly V in LASE 2011 (Photonics West 2011, 22-27 January 2011, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2011 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M.M. Samani, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell, and Y.F. Lu, “What Can Lasers Do in the Nano-Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Based Devices?”, Invited talk, Symposium TT: Laser-Material Interactions at Micro/Nanoscales, MRS Spring Meeting 2011 (Materials Research Society, 25-29 April 2011, San Francisco, CA)
2011 W. Xiong, Y.S. Zhou, M. Mitchell, J. Park, M.M. Samani, Y. Gao, and Y.F. Lu, “Assembly of carbon nanotube devices by tip-induced optical trapping”, Symposium TT: Laser-Material Interactions at Micro/Nanoscales, MRS Spring Meeting 2011 (Materials Research Society, 25-29 April 2011, San Francisco, CA)
2011 F. Parigi, Y. Gao, M. Casares, T. Gachovska, Y. S. Zhou, Y.F. Lu, D. Patterson, and J. L. Hudgins, “Investigations on the Aging Effect of Supercapacitors”, Symposium TT: Laser-Material Interactions at Micro/Nanoscales, MRS Spring Meeting 2011 (Materials Research Society, 25-29 April 2011, San Francisco, CA)
2011 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong and Y.F. Lu, “Laser-Assisted Periodic Diameter Modulation of Carbon Nanotubes Through Rapid Temperature Modulation”, The 12th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication (LPM 2011, 7-10 June 2011, Kagawa, Japan)
2011 Z.Q. Xie, X.N. He, W. Hu, Y. Gao, T. Guillemet, J.B. Park, Y.S. Zhou, and Y.F. Lu, “Laser Excitations of Precursor Molecules by Different Laser Powers in Laser-Assisted Growth of Diamond Films”, The 12th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication (LPM 2011, 7-10 June 2011, Kagawa, Japan)
2011 Z.Q. Xie, X.N. He, W. Hu, Y. Gao, T. Guillemet, J.B. Park, Y.S. Zhou, and Y.F. Lu, Best Student Paper Award (1st Place) “Laser-Power-Resolved Excitations of Ethylene Molecules in Laser-Assisted Synthesis of Diamond Films”, Laser Microfabrication Conference, 30th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2011, 23-27 October 2011, Orlando, FL)
2011 Y. S. Zhou, “Carbon nanotubes”, NCMN/Bright Lights Nanocamp 2011, June 27 – July 1, 2011, Lincoln, NE, USA.
2010 W. Xiong, Y. S. Zhou, M. Mahjouri-Samani, M. Mitchell, Y.F. Lu, “Optically controlled assembly of single-walled carbon nanotube devices”, Proceedings of the 4th Pacific International Conference on Application of Lasers and Optics (PICALO 210, March 23-25, 2010, Wuhan, China) “
2010 Y. F. Lu, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, Y. S. Zhou and M. Mitchell, “Controlled Growth and Integration of Carbon Nanotubes in Laser-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition”, Invited talk, The 11th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication (LPM 2010, 7-10 June 2010, Stuttgart Messe, Germany)
2010 Y. F. Lu, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samanni, Y. Gao, Y. S. Zhou and M. Mitchell, ”, Invited talk, “Laser processing of nanomaterials with spectral and spatial controllability”, International Workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices (IWNN 2010, 1-3 July 2010, Beijing, China)
2010 Z.Q. Xie, X.N. He, Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, J.B. Park, T. Guillemet, and Y.F. Lu, Best Poster Paper Award (2nd Place), “Open-air synthesis of diamond through laser energy coupling using a wavelength-tunable CO2 laser”, Laser Microfabrication Conference, 29th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2010, 26-30 Sept 2010, Anaheim, Florida, USA)
2010 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, M. Mitchell, Y.F. Lu, “Precise Growth and Integration of Carbon Nanotubes through Optical Control”, Invited talk, Nanomanufacturing Conference, 29th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2010, 26-30 Sept 2010, Anaheim, Florida, USA)
2010 Y. Gao, J.B. Park, Y.S. Zhou, X.N. He, Z.Q. Xie, and Y.F. Lu, Best Student Paper Award (3rd Place), “Growth of Carbon Nano-onions in Open Air by Laser Resonant Excitation of Ethylene Precursor”, Nanomanufacturing Conference, 29th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2010, 26-30 Sept 2010, Anaheim, Florida, USA)
2010 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell, and Y. F. Lu, “Growth of diameter-modulated single-walled carbon nanotubes through instant temperature modulation in laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition”, MRS Fall Meeting 2010, Symposium C (Nov 29 – Dec 3, 2010, Boston, MA)
2009 W. Xiong, Y.S. Zhou, M. M. Samani, W. Q. Yang, K.J. Yi, X. N. He, Y.F. Lu, “Controlled-growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes using optical near-field effects”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly III in LASE2009 (Photonics West 2009, 24-29 January 2009, San Jose Convention Center, California, USA)
2009 Y.F. Lu, Y.S. Zhou, M. Mahjouri, and W. Xiong, “Self-aligned growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes using optical near-field effects”, NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference 2009 (Jun 22-25, 2009, Honolulu, HI, USA)
2009 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, W.Q. Yang, K.J. Yi, X.N. He, and Y.F. Lu, “Growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes assisted by tip-enhanced optical near fields”, 5th International Congress on Laser Advanced Materials Processing (LAMP 2009, June 29 - July 2, 2009, Kobe Convention Center, Japan)
2009 Y.F. Lu, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, and M. Mitchell, Invited talk, “Optically-Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes”, Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV (SPIE, Oct. 11-15, 2009, San Jose, California, USA)
2009 M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell, and Y.F. Lu, “Laser-assisted selective removal of metallic carbon nanotubes”, 28th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, (ICALEO 2009, Nov 2 - 5, 2009, Orlando, FL, USA)
2009 W. Xiong, Y. S. Zhou, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, W. Q. Yang, K. J. Yi, X. N. He, M. Mitchell, and Y. F. Lu,“Simultaneous growth of single-walled carbon-nanotube bridge structures using optical near-field effects”, 28th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, (ICALEO 2009, Nov 2 - 5, 2009, Orlando, FL, USA)
2009 Z.Q. Xie, Y.S. Zhou, H. Ling, X.N. He, Y. Gao, Y. F. Lu, “CO2-laser-assisted Fast Growth of Diamond in Open Air”, MRS Fall Meeting 2009, Symposium J (Nov 30 – Dec 4, 2009, Boston, MA)
2009 Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell, and Y. F. Lu, “Simultaneous Integration of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes in Device Structures at Multiple Sites Using an Optically Driven Process”, MRS Fall Meeting 2009, Symposium K (Nov 30 – Dec 4, 2009, Boston, MA)
2009 Y. Gao, Y.S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, M. Mitchell, Y.F. Lu, “Growth directions of carbon nanotubes controlled by different electrical bias polarities”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly IV in LASE 2010 (Photonics West 2010, 23-28 January 2010, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2009 Z.Q. Xie, Y.S. Zhou, X.N. He, X.K. Shen, Y. Gao, Y.F. Lu, “Mode-selective excitation of propylene molecules in diamond growth using a wavelength-tunable CO2 laser”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly IV in LASE 2010 (Photonics West 2010, 23-28 January 2010, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2009 X.N. He, T. T. Gebre, X.K. Shen, Y.S. Zhou, Z.Q. Xie, Y.F. Lu, “Optical emission spectroscopy of the C2H4/C2H2/O2 flame for diamond growth with and without the CO2 laser excitation”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly IV in LASE 2010 (Photonics West 2010, 23-28 January 2010, Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA)
2008 Y.F. Lu, Y.S. Zhou, M. Mahjouri, and W. Xiong, “Self-aligned Growth of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Using Laser-assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition”, NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference 2008 (Jan 7-10, 2008, Knoxville, TN, USA)
2008 M. Mahjouri, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y.F. Lu, “Growth of self-aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes by laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition”, Confernece on Laser-Based Micro and Nano-Packaging and Assembly (LMP-V) in in LASE2008 (Photonics West 2008, 19 - 24 January 2008, San Jose Convention Center, California, USA)
2008 K. J. Yi, X. N. He, W. Q. Yang, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, Y.F. Lu, “Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Silicon”, 27th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, (ICALEO 2008, October 20 - 23, 2008, Temecula, California, USA)
2008 Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, W. Q. Yang, K. J. Yi, X. N. He, Y. F. Lu, “Self-aligned growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes using optical near-field effects”, MRS Fall Meeting 2008, Symposium JJ: Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanobelts, and Nanocoils--Promise, Expectations, and Status (1-5 December, 2008, Boston, MA)
2007 J. Shi, Y. S. Zhou, Y.F. Lu, Y. S. Lin, S. Liou,, “Fabrication of back-gated SWNT field-effect transistors using laser chemical vapor deposition”, Confernece on Laser-Based Packaging IV in in LASE2007 (Photonics West 2007, 20 - 25 January 2007, San Jose Convention Center, California, USA)
2006 J. Shi, Y.S. Zhou, Y.F. Lu, K.J. Yi, “Aligned Synthesis of carbon nanotubes by laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition”, Laser Microfabrication Conference, ICALEO 2006 (25th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, October 30 - November 2, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA)

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2007 Y. S. Zhou, and B. Wang, “Chapter 4, Fabricating Nanostructures via Organic Molecular Templates”, Nanostructures: Fabrication and Analysis, Book Series: Nanoscience and Technology, Pages: 123-150, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-37578-4_4, Published: 2007, Springer Publishing House.
 

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