Congratulations to Wange Song (宋万鸽) for winning 16th Wang
Daheng optical Award for students (王大珩光学奖) !
[2020/01/15] Our paper
entitled "Cavity-enhanced metallic metalens with
improved Efficiency" is published online
Scientific Reports 10, 417 (2020). Congratulations to Hanmeng!
[2020/01/13] Our paper
entitled "Robust and Broadband Optical Coupling by
Topological Waveguide Arrays" is published online
Photonics Reviews 2019, 1900193. Congratulations to Wange!
[2019/11/06] Our paper
entitled "Spectral tomographic imaging with aplanatic
metalens”is published online in
Light: Science & Applications 8, 99 (2019). Congratulations to Chen Chen!
see News in
[2019/10/14] Our paper
entitled "Breakup and recovery of topological zero modes in
finite non-Hermitian optical lattices" is published online
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 165701 (2019). Congratulations to Wange!
see News in
Ji Chen (陈绩) for his successful defense of PhD degree.
Thesis: Light field manipulation and
holography based on surface plasmon polaritons
Mr. Ji Chen for winning "江苏省三好学生".
[2018/12/01-02] Prof. Tao
Li attended the IWH2018 in Suzhou, and presented a
plenary talk entitled "Plasmonic and Metasurface
holography and devices".
[2018/11/23-25] Prof. Tao
Li attended the "十一届全国光子学术会议" in Guangzhou, and
presented an invited talk entitled
Congratulations to great sucess of "第十届全国光学青年学术论坛"
organized by Prof. Tao Li. Prof. Qihuang Gong and Prof.
Ruxin Li are the chairs of the forum.
Congratulations to great success of Nature Conference
(NIP 2018) held in Nanjing. Prof. Tao Li served as an
Organizing Committee Member and made many efforts to the
Chen Chen and Wange Song are awarded the the Top-20 Best
[2018/10/27] Prof. Tao Li
was invited to join the Editorial Board (term: 2019-2021) to
serve as a Topical Editor for Chinese Optics Letters
(COL), and attended the Editorial Board Meeting in
Zhejiang Univ, Hanghzhou.
[2018/10/09-12] Prof. Tao
Li attended the AOM2018 in Xi'an, and presented an
invited talk entitled "Plasmonic metasurfaces for holograhy
and OAM detection".
[2018/09/17-21] Prof. Tao
Li attended the MetaNano2018 in Sochi, Russia, and
presented an invited talk entitled "Dispersion engineered
[2018/09/15-17] Prof. Tao
Li organized the session of "Plasmonics and metamaterial" in
MOTA2018 (第二届微纳光学技术与应用交流会) held in Wuhan as the
Steering Committee Chair, and gave an invited talk
[2018/08/12-15] Prof. Tao Li attended
the 3rd A3 Metamaterials Forum in Korea, and
presented an invited talk "Dispersion
Engineered Meatsurface Devices".
[2018/08/05-08] Prof. Tao Li attended
the iMCO2018 in Shanghai, and presented an invited talk "Plasmonic
logical devices in classic and uantum regimes".
[2018/08/01-04] Prof. Tao Li,
Dr. Shuming Wang and Ji Chen attended
the PIERS2018 in Toyma, Japan, and made presentations.
Prof. Tao LI, invited talks "Dispersion Engineering
in Metasurfaces for Applicable Optical Devices" and
"Influence of Excitation States on Optical Simulations
in Waveguide Arrays".
Dr. Shuming Wang, invited talk "Broadband Achromatic
Ji Chen, invited talk "Multiplexed Holography by SPP
and Guided Modes".
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!
Tao Li is awarded the Person of Year 2017 by
Scientific Chinese -
in CEAS, NJU.
Chenchen Zhao (赵陈晨) for his successful defense of Master degree.
Thesis: Study of multiplexed holography based on
dielectric/metal hybrid waveguide
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.
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
It is highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology in "News &
Views", and Science Bulletine.
Prof. Tao LI was interviewed by "Scientific Chinese".
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。
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
8, 187 (2017). Congs to Shuming and Pin-Chieh!
Tao LI attended the Meta 2017 held in Incheon, Korea, and
presented an invited talk "Graphene based plasmonic
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
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
[2017/06/16] Prof. Cheng Sun
from Northwestern University was invited to give a seminar
talk "Transparent Broadband Ultrasonic Detector for
Functional Photoacoustic Imaging".
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
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".
Congratulations to Ms
Yulin Wang (王雨淋) for her successful defenses of PhD degree.
Thesis: Interference of Surface
Plasmon Polaritons and Photonic Integrated Devices
Congratulations to Ms
Beibei Xu (徐贝贝) for her
successful defenses of Master degree.
Thesis: Study on optical field
manipulation and super-resolution imaging in waveguide
review article entitled "Manipulating Surface Plasmon
Propagation: From Beam Modulation to Near-Field Holography"
is published online in Laser & Optoelectronics
Progress 54, 050002 (2017).
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.
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".
Congratulations! Our former Phd student
Q.Q. Cheng (程庆庆) won the
National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award Nomination
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
[2016/12/16] The undergraduate
student (Hanzhi Tang) Participated work is published in
Optica Memorandum, Optica 3, 1504 (2016).
Congratulations to Hanzhi!
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
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
[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
[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".
[2016/05/30] Our paper entitled
"Indefinite Plasmonic Beam Engineering by In-plane
Holography" is published in Scientific Reports
| 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 (王曙曙) for her successful defenses for the Master degree.
The photonic integration design and device research based on
Congratulations to Yulin for her "President Special
Scholarship" of NJU 2016.
paper entitled "A 14×14 um2
footprint polarization-encoded quantum controlled-NOT gate
based on hybrid waveguide" is published in
Communications 7:11490 |
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".
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".
[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
[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
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 (程庆庆) for his successful defenses of PhD degree.
Thesis: Mode management and
application in plasmonic waveguide
[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
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"
[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,
[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
[2014/06/10] Our paper entitled
"Plasmonic switch based on composite interference in
metallic strip waveguides" is published in
Photonics Reviews (DOI:
10.1002/lpor.201300200). Congs to Yulin.
Lin LI (李林) for his successful defense for Phd degree.
of near field propagation and far field radiation of surface
[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
[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
Education Foundation" fellowship, and gave series talks: "New
progresses in plasmonic manipulations".
[2013/05] Congratulations to Mr.
Lei Wang (汪磊) his successful defenses for
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 (郭若愚) for his successful defenses for
Study on Manipulation of
Extraodinary Transmission and Polarization with Directional
Hole-array on metal film
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".
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
[2012/06] Prof. Tao Li is
interviewed by Dr. Noriaki Horiuchi, editor of Nature
Photonics. The interview is reported in
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
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
[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
[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”.