Prof. Nicholas X. Fang's Publication List


Noémie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne, Matthew T. Klug, Po-Yen Chen, Steven E. Kooi, Dong Soo Yun, Nina Hong, Nicholas X. Fang,Angela M. Belcher, and Paula T. Hammond, "Assembly of a Bacteriophage-Based Template for the Organization of Materials into Nanoporous Networks", Adv. Mater. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201305928 (2014). [Link]

Anshuman Kumar, Kin Hung Fung, M. T. Homer Reid, and Nicholas X. Fang, "Transformation Optics scheme for two-dimensional materials", Opt. Lett. Accepted (2014)

Anshuman Kumar, Kin Hung Fung, M. T. Homer Reid, and Nicholas X. Fang, "Photon emission rate engineering using graphene nanodisc cavities", Opt. Express, 22, 6400(2014) [Link]

Kin Hung Fung, Anil Kumar, and Nicholas X. Fang, "Electron-photon scattering mediated by localized plasmons: A quantitative analysis by eigen-response theory", Physics Review B, 89, 045408(2014). [Link]


Dafei Jin and Nicholas X Fang, "Plasmonic angular momentum on metal-dielectric nano-wedges in a sectorial indefinite metamaterial", Optics Express, 21(23), 28344(2013). [Link]

Qing Hu, Di-Hu Xu, Yu Zhou, Ru-Wen Peng, Ren-Hao Fan, Nicholas X. Fang, Qian-Jin Wang, Xian-Rong Huang & Mu Wang, "Position-sensitive spectral splitting with a plasmonic nanowire on silicon chip", Scientific Report, 3, 3095(2013). [Link]

Chenglong Zhao, Yongmin Liu, Yanhui Zhao, Nicholas Fang & Tony Jun Huang, “A reconfigurable plasmofluidic lens”, Nature Communications, 4 2305(2013).[Link]

N. Boechler, J. K. Eliason, A. Kumar, A. A. Maznev, K. A. Nelson, and N. Fang, " Interaction of a Contact Resonance of Microspheres with Surface Acoustic Waves", Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 036103(2013). [Link]

Po-Yen Chen, Xiangnan Dang, Matthew T. Klug, Jifa Qi, Noémie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne, Fred J. Burpo, Nicholas Fang, Paula T. Hammond , and Angela M. Belcher, "Versatile Three-Dimensional Virus-Based Template for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Improved Electron Transport and Light Harvesting", ACS Nano(2013). [Link]

D. Jin, A. Kumar, K. H. Fung, J. Xu and N. X. Fang, "Terahertz plasmonics in ferroelectric-gated graphene", Appl. Phys. Lett., 102, 201118(2013). [Link]

B. A. Cola, H. Daiguji, C. Dames, N. Fang, K. Fushinobu, S. Inoue, G. Kikugawa, M. Kohno, S. Kumar, D.Y. Li, J. R. Lukes, J. A. Malen, A.J.H. McGaughey, O. Nakabeppu, K. Pipe, P. Reddy, S. Shen, L. Shi, M. Shibahara, Y. Taguchi, K Takahashi, T Yamamoto, T Zolotoukhina, "Report on the Seventh US–Japan Joint Seminar on Nanoscale Transport Phenomena—Science and Engineering", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 17, 25-49(2013).

B. P. Azeredo, J. Sadhu, J. Ma, K. Jacobs, J. Kim, K. Lee, J.H. Eraker, X. Li, S. Sinha, N. Fang, P. Ferreira, K. Hsu, "Silicon nanowires with controlled sidewall profile and roughness fabricated by thin-film dewetting and metal-assisted chemical etching", Nanotechnology, 24, 225305(2013). [Link]

X. Dang,  J. Qi, M. Klug, P-Y. Chen, D. S. Yun, N. X. Fang, P. Hammond, and A. Belcher, "Tunable localized surface plasmon-enabled broadband light harvesting enhancement for high-efficiency panchromatic dye-sensitized solar cells", Nano Letters, 13, 637 (2013). [Link]


J.A. Cameron, D.J. Milner, J.S. Lee, J. Cheng, N.X. Fang, and I.M. Jasiuk, “Employing the Biology of Successful Fracture Repair to Heal Critical Size Bone Defects”, Current topics in microbiology and immunology, 367, 113(2012). [Link]

H.  Lee, and N. X. Fang, "Micro 3D Printing Using a Digital Projector and its Application in the Study of Soft Materials", Journal of visualized experiments, Vol 69,  art no: 4457,  doi: 10.3791/4457 (2012). [Link]

J.P. Feser, J.S. Sadhu, B.P. Azeredo, K.H. Hsu, J. Ma, J. Kim, M. Seong, N.X. Fang, X. Li, P.M. Ferreira, S. Sinha, and D. Cahill, "Thermal conductivity of silicon nanowire arrays with controlled roughness", Journal of Applied Physics., Vol 112:11, art no. 114306(2012). [Link]

X. Zheng, J. Deotte, M.P. Alonso, G.R. Farquar, T.R. Weisgraber, S. Gemberling, H. Lee, N. X. Fang, and C. M Spadaccini, "Design and optimization of a light-emitting diode projection micro-stereolithography three-dimensional manufacturing system", Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol 83:12, art no. 125001(2012). [Link]

Y. Jing, J. Xu and N. X. Fang, “Numerical study of a near-zero-index acoustic metamaterial”, Physics Letters A, Vol 376: 45, pp 2834–2837(2012). [Link]

Cui Y., K. H. Fung, J. Xu, S. He, and N. X. Fang, “Multiband plasmonic absorber based on transverse phase resonances”, Optics Express, Vol 20:16, pp 17552-17559(2012). [Link]

Howon Lee, Jiaping Zhang, Hanqing Jiang, and Nicholas X. Fang, "Prescribed Pattern Transformation in Swelling Gel Tubes by Elastic Instability", Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, 214304(2012). [Link]

Cui Y., K. H. Fung, J. Xu, H. Ma, J. Yi, S. He, and N. X. Fang, “Ultra-broadband Light Absorption by a Sawtooth Anisotropic Metamaterial Slab”, accepted by Nano Letters 12, 1443(2012). [Link]


Roxworthy B. J., Kaspar D. Ko, Anil Kumar, Kin Hung Fung, K. C. Chow, G. Logan Liu, Nicholas X. Fang, and K. C. Toussaint, Jr., “Application of Plasmonic Bowtie Nanoantenna Arrays for Optical Trapping, Stacking, and Sorting”, Nano Letters, advanced publication online, Dec 2011. [Link]

Cui Y., J. Xu, K. H. Fung, J. Yi, A. Kumar, S. He, and N. X. Fang, “A thin film broadband absorber based on multi-sized nanoantennas”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol 99:25, art no. 253101(2011). [Link]

Wang J., K. H. Fung, H.-Y. Dong,  and N. X. Fang, “Zeeman splitting of photonic angular momentum states in a gyromagnetic Cylinder”, Physical Review B, Vol 84:23, art no. 235122(2011). [Link]

Cui Y., K. H. Fung, J. Xu, J. Yi, S. He, and N. X. Fang, “Exciting Multiple Plasmonic Resonances by a Double-layered Metallic Nanostructure”, Journal of OSA B, Vol 28:11, pp. 2827-2832(2011). [Link]

Jacobs K. E., K. H. Hsu, X. Han, A. Kumar, B. Azeredo, N. X. Fang and P.M. Ferreira,  “Solid state superionic stamping with silver iodide-silver metaphosphate glass”, Nanotechnology, Vol 22:42, art no 425301(2011). [Link]

Ko K., A. Kumar, K.-H. Fung, R. Ambekar, G. L. Liu, N.X. Fang and K. Toussaint, Jr, “Nonlinear Optical Response from Arrays of Au Bowtie Nanoantennas”, Nano Letters, 11:1, pp 61-65(2011). [Link]

S. Zhang, C.G. Xia, and N.X. Fang, “Broadband Acoustic Cloak for Ultrasound Waves”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 106, art no 024301(2011). [Link]

Feng L., D. J. Milner, C.G. Xia, H. D.J. Nye, P. Redwood, J.A. Cameron, D. L. Stocum, N. Fang, and I. Jasiuk, "Xenopus Laevis as a Novel Model to Study Long Bone Critical-Size Defect Repair by Growth Factor-Mediated Regeneration," Tissue Engineering A, Vol 17:5-6, pp 691-701(2011). [Link]

Kumar A., K. H. Hsu, K. E. Jacobs, P.M. Ferreira, and N.X. Fang, “Direct metal nano-imprinting using an embossed solid electrolyte stamp”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 22:2, art no 155302(2011). [Link]

Wang J., H.-Y. Dong, K. H. Fung, T. J. Cui, and N.X. Fang, “Subwavelength image manipulation through an oblique layered system”, Optics Express, Vol. 19:18, pp 16809-16820(2011). [Link]



A. Anil, K. H. Fung, J. C. Mabon, E. Chow and N. X. Fang, "Excitation and imaging of resonant optical modes of Au triangular nanoanternnas using cathodoluminescence spectroscopy", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 28(6), C6C21(2010).

Chern, W., Hsu K., Chun I.-S., de Azeredo B. P., Ahmed N., Kim K-H, Zuo J., Fang N., Ferreira P., and Li X., “Nonlithographic Patterning and Metal-Assisted Chemical Etching for Manufacturing of Tunable Light-Emitting Silicon Nanowire Arrays”, Nano Letters, 10:5, pp 1582-1588, (2010).

Hsu, K., J. Back, K. H. Fung, P. Ferreira, M. Shim, and N. X. Fang, "SERS EM-field Enhancement Study through Fast Raman Mapping of Sierpinski Carpet Arrays," accepted for publication to the Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.

Chaturvedi P. and N. X. Fang, "Sub-Diffraction Limited Far Field Imaging in Infrared," Frontiers of Physics in China, 5:3, pp324-329(2010).

Cui Y., J. Xu, S. He and N. X. Fang, "Plasmon Assisted Optical Curtain,"  Plasmonics,  DOI: 10.1007/s11468-010-9152-9(2010).

Lee H., C.G. Xia and N. X. Fang, "First Jump of a Microgel: Actuation Speed Enhancement by Elastic Instability," Soft Matter, DOI: 10.1039/C0SM00092B(2010).

Xia C.G., H. Lee, and N. X. Fang, "Solvent Driven Polymeric Micro Beam Device," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol 20:8, art. no. 085030(2010).

P. Chaturvedi, W. Wu, V. Logeeswaran, Z. Yu, M. Saif Islam, S. Y. Wang, R. Stanley Williams, and Nicholas X. Fang, "A smooth optical superlens", Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 043102(2010).

Keng Hsu, Placid Ferreira, and Nicholas Fang, "Controlled directional growth of silver microwires on a solid electrolyte surface", Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 024101 (2010) .


C.G. Xia and N. X. Fang, “Fully three-dimensional micro fabrication with grayscale polymeric self-sacrificial structure”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol 19:11, art. no. 115029(2009).


C.G. Xia and N. X. Fang, “3D Microfabricated Bioreactor with Capillaries”, Biomedical Microdevices. Vol 11:6, 1309-1315,(2009).


Chaturvedi, P., K. H. Hsu, A. Kumar, K. H. Fung, J. C. Mabon and N. X. Fang, “Imaging of Plasmonic Modes of Silver Nanoparticles Using High-Resolution Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy, ” ACS Nano, 3:10, 2965-2974, (2009).


Zhang S., L. Yin and N. X. Fang,  “Focusing Ultrasound with an Acoustic Metamaterial Network”, Phys. Rev. Lett, Vol 102, 194301, (2009).


Logeeswaran V. J., N. P. Kobayashi, M. S. Islam, W. Wu, P. Chaturvedi, N. X. Fang, S. Y. Wang, and R. S. Williams, "Ultrasmooth Silver Thin Films Deposited with a Germanium Nucleation Layer," Nano Letters, 9:1, 178-182, (2009).



Chaturvedi P., K.-H. Hsu, S. Zhang, and N. X. Fang, "New Frontiers of Metamaterials: Design and Fabrication," MRS Bulletin, 33:10, 915-920, (2008).


Hsu, K. H., P. L. Schultz, N. X. Fang, and P. M. Ferreira, "Electrochemical Nanoimprinting of Silver and Copper with the Solid-State Superionic Stamping (S4) Process," Soft Lithography, John Rogers and Hong H. Lee (ed.), John Wiley and Sons, (2008).


W. Wu, Z. Yu, S. Wang, R. Stanley Williams, Y. Liu, C. Sun, X. Zhang, E. Kim, Y. Ron Shen, and Nicholas X. Fang, "Midinfrared metamaterials fabricated by nanoimprint lithogrpahy", Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 061307(2007).


Hsu K. H., P. L.Schultz, P. M. Ferreira, and N. X. Fang,  “Electrochemical Nanoimprinting with Solid-State Superionic Stamps,” Nano Letters, Vol 7(2), pp 446-451(2007).


Liu Z., S. Durant, H. Lee, Y. Pikus, N. Fang, Y. Xiong, C. Sun and X. Zhang,  “Far-Field Optical Superlens,” Nano Letters, Vol 7(2), pp403-408(2007).


Fang N., D. Xi, J. Xu, M. Ambati, C. Sun and X. Zhang, “Ultrasonic Metamaterials with Negative Modulus,” Nature Materials, Vol 5 (6), pp 452-456, (2006).


Sun, C., N. Fang, D. M. Wu, and X. Zhang, “Projection Micro-Stereolithography Using Digital Micro-Mirror Dynamic Mask,” Sensors and Actuators A, 121:1, 113-120, (2005).


Fang N., Lee H., Sun C., and Zhang X.,  “Sub–Diffraction-Limited Optical Imaging with a Silver Superlens”, Science, Vol 308(5721), pp534-537, (2005).


Pratik Chaturvedi and Nick Fang, "Molecular scale imaging with a multilayer superlens", ASME Conference on Integrated Nanosystems: Design, Synthesis and Applications, Sep. (2005).


Fang N., Sun C., and Zhang X., “Diffusion-Limited Photopolymerization in Scanning Micro-Stereolithography”, Applied Physics A, Vol 79(8), pp1839-1842,( 2004).


Fang, N., C. Sun and X. Zhang, “Diffusion-Limited Photopolymerization in Scanning Micro-Stereolithography,” Applied Physics A, 79:8, 1839-1842, (2004).


Xiaobo Yin, Lambertus Hesselink, Zhaowei Liu, Nicholas Fang, and Xiang Zhang, "Large positive and negative lateral optical beam displacements due to surface plasmon resonance", Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 372 (2004).


Tseng, H.-R., D. Wu, N. Fang, X. Zhang, and J. F. Stoddart, "The Metastability of an Electrochemically Controlled Nanoscale Machine on Gold Surfaces," ChemPhysChem, 5:1, 111-116, (2004).


Zhang, X., C. Sun, and N. Fang, "Manufacturing at Nanoscale: Top-down, Bottom-up and System Engineering," Journal of Nanoparticle Research (invited paper), 6:1, 125-130, (2004)


Srituravanich, W., N. Fang, S. Durant, M. Ambati, C. Sun, and X. Zhang, "Sub-100 nm Lithography Using Ultrashort Wavelength of Surface Plasmons," J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 22:6, 3475-3478,(2004).


Srituravanich W., Fang N., Sun C., Luo, Q., and Zhang X.,  “Plasmonic Nanolithography”, Nano Letters, Vol 4(6), pp1085-1088, (2004).


Yen, T.-J., W. Padilla, N. Fang, D. Vier, D. R. Smith, J. B. Pendry, D. N. Basov and X. Zhang, “Terahertz Magnetic Response From Artificial Materials,” Science, 303, 1491-1496, (2004).


Fang, N., Z. Liu, T.-J. Yen and X. Zhang, “Regenerating Evanescent Waves From A Silver Superlens,” Optical Express (invited paper), 11:7, 682-687, (2003).


Fang N. and Zhang X., “Imaging Properties of A Metamaterial Superlens”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol 82(2), pp161-163, (2003).


Dongmin Wu, Nicholas Fang, Cheng Sun, Xiang Zhang, Willie J. Padilla, Dimitri N. Basov, David R. Smith, and Sheldon Schultz, "
Terahertz plasmonic high pass filter", Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 201 (2003).


Liu, Z., N. Fang, T.-J. Yen and X. Zhang, “Rapid Growth of Evanescent Wave with a Silver Superlens,” Applied Physics Letters, 83:25, 5184-5186, (2003).


T. J. Yen, N. Fang, X. Zhang, G. Q. Lu, and C. Y. Wang, "A micro methanol fuel cell operating at near room temperature", Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 4056 (2003).


Dongmin Wu, Nicholas Fang, Cheng Sun, and Xiang Zhang,"Adhesion force of polymeric three-dimensional microstructures fabricated by microstereolithography", Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3963 (2002).


Xiaobo Yin, Nicholas Fang, Xiang Zhang, Ignacio B. Martini, and Benjamin J. Schwartz, "Near-field two-photon nanolithography using an apertureless optical probe", Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3663 (2002).


E. Manias, J. Chen, N. Fang, and X. Zhang, "Polymeric micromechanical components with tunable stiffness", Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 1700 (2001).