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[2018/07/03] Our paper entitled "On-Chip Detection of Orbital Angular Momentum Beam by Plasmonic Nanogratings" is published online in Laser & Photonics Reviews 12, 1700331 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201700331. Congs to Ji Chen!

[2018/06/29] Prof. Tao Li is awarded the Person of Year 2017 by Scientific Chinese - 科学中国人2017年度人物News in CEAS, NJU.

[2018/05/22] Congratulations to Mr. Chenchen Zhao for his successful defense of Master degree.
Thesis: Study of multiplexed holography based on dielectric/metal hybrid waveguide
硕士论文题目 :基于介质/金属混合波导的复用全息研究

[2018/05/14] Our paper entitled "Simulation of massless Dirac dynamics in plasmonic waveguide arrays" is published in Optics Express 26(10), 13416 (2018). Congs to Beibei!

[2018/04/20-24] We hold the fifth international conference on Frontiers of Plasmonics (FOP5) as the local organizer with a great success. Prof. Ruwen Peng chairs the whole conference, Prof. Tao Li and Dr. Shuming Wang contribute as the organizing committee members.

[2018/01/29] Our paper collaborated with Prof. D.P. Tsai group is published in Nature Nanotechnology 13, 227 (2018) (http://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-017-0052-4). Congs to Shuming and Pin-Chieh!
It is highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology in "News & Views", and Science Bulletine.

[2017/12/20] Prof. Tao LI was interviewed by "Scientific Chinese".  李涛教授接受《科学中国人》杂志专访报道——李涛:微纳光学世界的探路人

[2017/12/15] Our research Express “超构光子技术新突破——实现超薄宽带消色差光学器件” is published in 《物理》DOI:10.7693/wl20171207。

[2017/12/8] Ms Danqing Wang from Northwestern Univ., our previous student, visited our group, and delivered an seminar talk "Structure Engineering in Plasmon Nanolasers".

[2017/08/04] Our work collaborated with Prof. Dinping Tsai from RCAS is published as "Broadband achromatic optical metasurface devices" in  Nature Communications 8, 187 (2017). Congs to Shuming and Pin-Chieh!

[2017/07/25-28] Prof. Tao LI attended the Meta 2017 held in Incheon, Korea, and presented an invited talk "Graphene based plasmonic modulator".

[2017/07/06] Our paper entitled "Multiplexed Holograms by Surface Plasmon Propagation and Polarized Scattering" by Ji Chen, et al., is published online in Nano Letters DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02295. Congs to Ji.

[2017/06/25-28] Prof. Tao Li was invited to A3-Metamaterials 2017 held in Fudan University, Shanghai, and gave an invited talk entitled "Broadband achromatic metasurface".

[2017/06] The PhD thesis by our former student Lin Li (李林) was selected as the "Outstanding PhD Research Theses" and recently published by Springer! The thesis title is "Manipulation of Near field Propagation and Far Field Radiation of Surface Plasmon Polariton". Congs to Lin!

[2017/06/15-20] Prof. Guixin Li from Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) visited our group and delivered two invited talks "Optical metasurface and spin angular momentum of photon", "Optical metasurfaces".

[2017/06/16] Prof. Cheng Sun from Northwestern University was invited to give a seminar talk "Transparent Broadband Ultrasonic Detector for Functional Photoacoustic Imaging".

[2017/06/15] Our paper entitled "Graphene-based plasmonic modulator on a groove-structured metasurface" by Yulin Wang, et al., is published in Opt. Lett. 42(12), 2247 (2017). Congs to Yulin.

[2017/05/26-29] Prof. Tao Li was invited to 4th Cross Strait Symposium on Nanophotonics and Plasmonics held in Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan, and presented a talk entitled "Plasmonic holography and broadband achromatic metalens".

[2017/05/22-26] Prof. Tao Li, Dr. Shuming Wang, Ji Chen, Wange Song and Chen Chen attended The 8th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics (SPP8) held in Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
Prof. Tao Li delivered an invited talk entitled "Plasmonic holography from in-plane to out-of-plane".
Ji Chen gave an oral presentation entitled "Plasmonic holograms by polarized scattering of propagating surface plasmon wave", which won the "Outstanding Student Paper Award". Congs to Ji.
Wange Song provided a Poster entitled "Role of coupling coefficient in lossy waveguide arrays".

[2017/05/18] Congratulations to Ms Yulin Wang for her successful defenses of PhD degree.
Thesis: Interference of Surface Plasmon Polaritons and Photonic Integrated Devices
博士论文题目:表面等离激元干涉与光子集成器件的研究

Congratulations to Ms Beibei Xu for her successful defenses of Master degree.
Thesis: Study on optical field manipulation and super-resolution imaging in waveguide arrays
硕士论文题目:波导阵列中光场调控与超分辨成像的研究

[2017/05/03] Our review article entitled "Manipulating Surface Plasmon Propagation: From Beam Modulation to Near-Field Holography" is published online in Laser & Optoelectronics Progress 54, 050002 (2017).

[2017/04/27-30] Prof. Tao Li, Dr. Shuming Wang, Yulin Wang, and Beibei Xu, attended the International Symposium on Plasmonics and Nanophotonics (iSPN) held in Dalian. Prof. Tao Li delivered an invited talk entitled "Imperfect phase matching for beam engineering and OAM demultiplexing". Yulin gave a contributed presentation entitled "Graphene Optical Modulator Based on Groove-Structured Metasurfaces". Beibei provided a Poster entitled "Simulation of Massless Dirac Fermion in Plasmonic waveguide arrays", which was awaded the FIRST PLACE of the "Best Student Paper Contest". Congs to Beibei.

[2017/04/25-27] Prof. Tao Li was invited to visit Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) by Prof. Guixin Li, and delivered a seminar talk entitled "New approaches of achromatic metasurface and mulitplexed SPP holograms".

[2017/04/23-26] Wange Song attend the AOM2017 held in Nanjing, and gave an oral presentation entitled "Pseudo Parity–Time Symmetry in Non-Hermitian Optical Lattices".

[2017/03/13-15] 李涛老师受邀参加在上海举行的第十二届全国激光技术与光电子学学术会议(LTO2017),并作邀请报告“基于人工微纳结构的光束调控”。

[2017/03] Congratulations! Our former Phd student Q.Q. Cheng won the National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award Nomination in Optics.

[2017/01/25] Our paper entitled "Tunable unidirectional surface plasmon polariton launcher utilizing a graphene-based single asymmetric nanoantenna" by Lei Huang is published in Opt. Mater. Express 7, 569 (2017).

[2016/12/14-23] Dr. Pin-chieh Wu from Prof. D.P. Tsai's group, Acadamia Sinica, Taiwan, visited our group, and carried out the collaboration in metasurfaces. Thanks to Pin-chieh for sharing a good time in NJU.

[2016/12/16] The undergraduate student (Hanzhi Tang) Participated work is published in Optica Memorandum, Optica 3, 1504 (2016). Congratulations to Hanzhi!

[2016/12/02-04 ] 李涛教授受邀参加在合肥举行的“集成光学量子信息技术青年学术论坛”,并作报告“波导阵列中耗散特性对量子行走的影响”。

[2016/11/08-09] 李涛教授受邀参加在杭州举行的“第八届全国光学青年学术论坛”,并作报告“等离激元光场调控:从波束调制到量子逻辑器件”。

[2016/10/24-29] 王雨淋参加了在台北"国立"台湾大学召开的第九届海峡两岸光电科技博士生论坛,并作口头报告"Composite interference and phase-insensitivity in waveguide system".

[2016/10/12-14] Prof. Tao Li was invited to SPIE: Photonics Asia 2016 held in Beijing, and presented an invited talk entitled "Plasmonic interference for classical and quantum logical gates".

[2016/08/08-11] Invited talk. Prof. Tao Li was invited to PIERS 2016 in Shanghai, and presented an invited talk entitled "In-plane Holography for Inde nite Plasmonic Beam Engineering".

[2016/08/05-08] Dr. Shuming Wang attended The 17th National Quantum Optics Conference 2016 held in Lanzhou, and gave an oral presentation "Demonstration of quantum controlled-NOT Gate based on plasmonic qubit".

[2016/07/25-29] Dr. Shuming Wang and Ji Chen attended The 6th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Optofluidics held in Beijing. Dr. Shuming Wang gave an oral presentation - "An ultra-compact polarization-encoded quantum controlled-NOT gate based on hybrid waveguide". Ji Chen delivered a poster -“Demultiplexing vortex beam into surface plasmon wave by well-designed gratings”.

[2016/07/25-29] Invited talk.  Prof. Tao Li and Yulin Wang attended Meta 16 held in Malaga, Spain. Prof. Tao Li gave an invited talk "Plasmonic vector near-field for composite interference, SPP switches and optical simulators". Yulin Wang delivered a poster entitled "Composite interference based plasmonic switches and logical gates".

[2016/07/17-20] Invited talk.  Prof. Tao Li was invited to CIOP 2016 held in Shanghai, and presented an invited talk entitled "Plasmonic interference for classical and quantum logical gates".

[2016/6/13-14] 李涛教授受邀参加在上海举行的“276期东方科技论坛”,并作报告“超表面光场多维调控原理与进展”。

[2016/05/30] Our paper entitled "Indefinite Plasmonic Beam Engineering by In-plane Holography" is published in Scientific Reports |6:28926 | DOI: 10.1038/srep28926. Congratulations!

[2016/05/25-26] Invited talk. Prof. Tao Li attended the International Midwest Symposium on Nano-Optics and Plasmonics (IMSNP16' Hengyang), and gave an invited talk entitled "Plasmonic interference for classical and quantum logical gates".

[2016/05] Congratulations to Ms. Shushu Wang for her successful defenses for the Master degree.
Thesis: The photonic integration design and device research based on LN waveguide
硕士论文题目:基于铌酸锂波导的光子集成设计及器件研究

[2016/05/07] Congratulations to Yulin for her "President Special Scholarship" of NJU 2016.

[2016/05/04] Our paper entitled "A 14×14 um2 footprint polarization-encoded quantum controlled-NOT gate based on hybrid waveguide" is published in Nature Communications 7:11490 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11490. Congratulations!

[2016/05/02-07] Prof. Tao Li visited the research group of Prof. Yuri Kivshar and Prof. Dragomir Neshev in Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia. He also met with the Deputy Director of Research School pf Physics and Engineering, and the Convenor of the Photonics Programs, to discuss preliminary ideas and proposal about the mutual student exhange programs between NJU and ANU.

[2016/04/19-23] Prof. Dingping Tsai from Acadmia Sinica, TaiWai, is invited to visit Nanjing Unviersity, with beneficial seminars and discussions with our group, and dilivered a wonderful speech in "天地工学论坛" with a title of "Photonics for the New Era".

[2016/04/06-10] Invited talk. Prof. Tao Li was invited to FOP4 Held in Hefei, and gave an invited talk "Diffractive plasmonics for out-of-plane beaming and hologram".

[2016/03/19-20] 李涛教授受邀参加在天津举行的“154期双清论坛”,并作报告“介质型超表面光场调控原理与进展”。

[2015/12/04-06] Invited talk.  Prof. Tao Li was invited to OPTIC 2015 Held in National Tsing Hua Unviverity, Hsinchu, Taiwan, and gave an invited talk "Ingenious plasmonics: routing the light in-plane and out of plane at will".

[2015/12/02] Invited talk.
Prof. Tao Li was invited to visit RCAS in Academia Sinica (Taipei) by Prof. Dingping Tsai, and delivered an invited talk entitled "Plasmonic polarization control from active display to hologram".

[2015/11/18] Yulin Wang attended the 6th Academic Conference on FIB technology, held in University of Science and Technology Beijing, and make an Oral presentation "photonic device based on the near-field interference of surface plasmons polaritons ".

[2015/10/22] Invited talk. Prof. Tao Li was invited to KITPC Program "Plasmonic Nanogaps and Circuits" with a speech of "Plasmonic vector near-field for composite interference, SPP switch and optical simulator".

[2015/10/14-15] Invited talk.
Prof. Tao Li was invited to 3rd Cross-Strait Science and Technology Sympoisum on Nano-optoelectronics and Plasmonics, held in Qufu, Shandong, and gave an invited talk entitled "Plasmonic waveguide array (PWA): simulating topological photonic states and massless Dirac Fermion".

[2015/10/11-13] Invited talk.
Prof. Tao Li was invited to CSMNT2015 held in Shanghai, and gave invited talk entitled "Ingenious plasmonic design: routing the light in micro/nano scale at will".

[2015/09/25] Our paper entitled "Plasmonic polarization generator in well-routed beaming" is published online in Light: Science & Applications 4, e330 (2015).

[2015/08] Congratulations to Mr. Qingqing Cheng for his successful defenses of PhD degree.
Thesis: Mode management and application in plasmonic waveguide
博士论文题目:等离激元波导中模式调控与应用的研究

[2015/07/12-15] Great success has achieved in CIOP, Session 7: Micro-nano Photonics and Metamaterials (contributed by Prof. Tao Li). Yulin Wang and Ji Chen made Oral presentations "Composite interference and its application." and "Plasmonic oscillating beam on free metal surface.", respectively.

[2015/07/06-10] Invited talk. Prof. Tao Li attended PIERS in Prague, Czech, and gave two invited talks entiled "Plasmonic Waveguide Array: Simulating Topological Photonic States and Massless Dirac Fermion" and "Broadband Focusing: On-chip Demultiplexers for SPPs and Guided Modes".

[2015/06/19] Our paper entitled "Topologically Protected Interface Mode in Plasmonic Waveguide Arrays" is published online in Laser & Photonics Reviews (DOI 10.1002/lpor.201400462). Congs to Qingqing and Yiming.

[2015/06/01] Our paper entitled "Simultaneous directional emissions of multiple quantum emitters with cross plasmonic antenna" is published online in Opt. Express 23, 15089. Congs to Juanjuan.

[2015/05] Congratulations to Ms. Juanjuan Yang for her successful defenses for Master degree.

[2015/05/16-18] Yulin Wang attended the Doctoral Academic Forum of the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, May 16th, 2015, Shanghai Jiaotong University. Yulin Wang made an Oral presentation "Composite
interference in metallic strip waveguides
" and was awarded "the best oral presentation".

[2015/05/09-16] Prof. Tao Li and Qingqing Cheng attended the conference of CLEO 2015, San Jose, USA. Q. Q. Cheng made an Oral presentation “Topologically Protected Interface Mode in Plasmonic Waveguide Array”.

[2015/04/23] Qingqing Cheng awarded the Outstanding Graduate student.

[2015/04/03] It is our pleasure to invite Prof. Shuang Zhang from Birmingham Unversity, UK, to visit our group, and give an invited talk entilted "Manipulating Electromagnetic Waves with Metamaterials and Metasurfaces" in NJU.

[2015/03/08] Shushu Wang awarded the "Technical Research Award of 2014 in DSL".

[2014/10/21] Qingqing Cheng awarded the National Scholarship for Graduate students. Congs to QQ. 

[2014/10/17-19] Invited talk, Pof. Tao Li, "第十五届全国电动力学研讨会", 报告题目“空间维度问题:电磁现象的虚幻与现实”。

[2014/08/24-28] Invited talks, Prof. Tao Li, "Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2014)" in Guangzhou."Polarization Multiplexer by Plasmonic Metasurface", "Plamsonic Beaming by Well Designed Nanoscatterers".

[2014/06/10] Our paper entitled "Plasmonic switch based on composite interference in metallic strip waveguides" is published in Laser & Photonics Reviews (DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201300200). Congs to Yulin.

[2014/05/20] Congratulations to Lin for his successful defense for Phd degree.
Thesis:
Manipulations of near field propagation and far field radiation of surface plasmon polariton
博士论文题目:表面等离激元近场传播和远场辐射调控的研究
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[2013/11/9-11] Invited talk, Prof. Tao Li, "International Workshop on Wave Functional Materials 2013" in Soochow Univ, Suzhou."In homogeneous nano-array for engineering plasmon beam and active display".

[2013/09/06] Our paper entitled "Active display and encoding by integrated plasmonic polarizer on light-emitting-diode" is published in Scientific Reports 3, 02603. Congs. to Lei.

[2013/06-08] Prof. Tao Li visited Hong Kong Baptist University supported by "K.C. Wong Education Foundation" fellowship, and gave series talks: "New progresses in plasmonic manipulations".

[2013/05] Congratulations to Mr. Lei Wang his successful defenses for Master degree.
Thesis : Study on Active Plasmonic Devices Integrated on LED Chip
硕士论文题目:基于 LED 芯片的等离激元有源集成光学器件的研究

[2013/05] Congratulations to Mr. Ruoyu Guo for his successful defenses for Master degree.
Thesis: Study on Manipulation of Extraodinary Transmission and Polarization with Directional Hole-array on metal film
硕士论文题目:取向金属孔阵中光学异常透射及偏振的调控

[2013/05/26-31] Invited talk, Prof. Tao Li, the 6th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics (SPP6), Ottawa, Canada. "Steering surface plasmons by well engineered in-plane diffractions".

[2013/05/03-04] Invited talk, Prof. Tao Li, International Symposium on Nanoplasmonics (ISNP2013), Wuhan Univ., China. “Phase game: controlling plasmon beam profile and intensity”.

[2013/01/25] Our paper entitled "Collimated Plasmon Beam: Nondiffracting versus Linearly Focused" is published in Phy. Rev. Lett. 110, 046807. This is a new step in fully steering the SPP beam. Congs to Lin.

[2013/01/02-04] Invited talk, Pro. Tao Li, INEC2013, Singapore, “Integrated plasmon source and active display in metal/LED system”.

[2012/07/04] Prof. Tao Li gave a seminar talk in School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. “Engineering Plasmon beam by in-plane diffractions”. Thanks to Prof. D.H. Zhang.

[2012/06-08] Prof. Tao Li visited School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as a visiting scholar.

[2012/06] Prof. Tao Li is interviewed by Dr. Noriaki Horiuchi, editor of Nature Photonics. The interview is reported in Nature Photonics- News and Views. (see pdf for details)

[2012/05/07-11] Prof. Tao Li made an Oral presentation in CLEO/QELS 2012, San Jose, USA. “Steering surface plasmons on metal surface”.

[2012/04/19-22] Prof. Tao Li made an Oral presentation in Meta'12, Paris, France, “Non-perfectly-matched in-plane diffractions for generation of plasmonic Airy beam”.

[2012/04/08-11] Invited talk, Prof. Tao Li, Fonrentier of Plasmonics (FOP2), Chengdu, China, “Steering Plasmons on metal surface”.

[2011/9/22] Our paper entitled "Broad Band Focusing and Demultiplexing of In-Plane Propagating Surface Plasmons" is published in Nano Letters 11, 4357, in which we report a new achievement in SPP beam engineering. Congs to Lin.

[2011/09/15] New progresses in manipulating the SPP beams! We developed a novel in-plane diffraction stratagy to modulate the SPP beam phase and wavefront, by which an interesting Plamsnic Airy beam is achieved with non-diffracting, non-dispersive, self-bending, self-accelerating properties. This paper entitled "Plasmonic Airy beam generated by in-plane diffraction" is now published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 126804, and elected for the Editorial Suggestion. Congs to Lin!

[2011/06/26-30] Prof. Tao Li made an Oral presentation in ICMAT 2011, Singapore. “Plasmonic Metamaterial to Convert the Light Polarization at Optical Frequency”.

[2011/05/26] We Held a “China-Russia Joint Workshop on Plasmonics”in Nanjing University with Prof. Fedyanin's group from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

[2011/05/22-25] Prof. Tao Li made an Oral presentation in International Conference on Nanophotonics (ICNP2011), Fudan Univ., Shanghai, “Enhanced SPP propagation by optical parametric amplification”.

[2011/05/19] Prof. Tao Li gave a seminar talk in Department of Physics, Hongkong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Thanks to Prof. K.W. Cheah. “Plasmonic structures: manipulating optical polarization and nonlinear process”.

[2010/08/18-28] Prof. Tao Li and Dr. Shuming Wang, visited Department of Quantum Electronics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.

[2009/11/11-13] Invited talk, Prof. Tao Li, 3rd AEARU Advanced Materials Science Workshop, Pohang, Korea. “Coupled plasmonic metamaterial at optical wavelength”.

[2009/06/06-10] Prof. Tao Li made an Oral presentation in conference of ETOPIM 8, held in Crete, Greece. “Efficient control of optical polarization by hybrid plasmonic excitations”.

 

 

 

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