Pai-Yen Chen

Pai-Yen Chen

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering
Room 3137

pychen@wayne.edu
313-577-3758

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Pai-Yen Chen

Biography

 Dr. Pai-Yen Chen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Wayne State University, USA. He conducts a multidisciplinary research group developing next-generation systems based on high-frequency electronics, applied electromagnetics, photonic and lightwave technologies. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Education

PhD, University of Texas at Austin, USA 
MS, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 
BS, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 

Courses Taught

 ECE 5550 Solid-State Electronics

Research Interests

Electromagnetics, High-frequency electronics, Plasmonics, Nano-optics, and Lightwave Technologies, Metamaterials, Nanomaterials

Publications

Bookchapters

  1. P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, and A. Al, Optical Antennas and Enhanced Nonlinear Effects, in Rectenna Solar Cells, G. Moddel and S. Grover, eds., Springer, 2014.
  2. P. Y. Chen and M. Farhat, Graphene Plasmonics: Light-Matter Interactions at the Atomic Scale in Graphene Science Handbook: Nanostructure and Atomic Arrangement, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 2014.
  3. P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, and A. Al, Optical Nanoantennas, in Modern Plasmonics, A. Maradudin, ed., Elsevier, 2014.
  4. M. Wu, P. Y. Chen, T. Itoh, Metamaterial and Metasurface for Radio-Frequency Beamforming Technology, in Transformation Wave Physics: Electromagnetics, Elastodynamics and Thermodynamics, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2014.
Journals
 
  1. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, H. Bagci, C. Anra, S. Guennaeau, and A. Al, Thermal Invisibility Based on Scattering Cancellation and Mantle Cloaking, Nature Scientific Report, in press.
  2. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, and H. Bag˘ci, Graphene Metascreen for Designing Compact Infrared Absorbers with Enhanced Bandwidth, Nanotechnology, in press.
  3. P. Y. Chen and M. Farhat, Modulatable optical radiators and metasurfaces based on quantum nanoantennas, Physical Review B, Vol. 91, 035426 (2015).
  4. C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, G. DAguanno, A. Al,Temporal Solitons in ε-Near-Zero Plasmonic Channels, Optics Letters, Vol. 39, No. 19, 5566-5569 (2014).
  5. P. Y. Chen, H. Huang, D. Akinwande, and Al, Graphene-Based Plasmonic Nanodevices for Terahertz Reconfigurable Circuits, ACS Photonics, Vol. 1, 647-654 (2014).
  6. J. Lee, S. Jung, P. Y. Chen, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, M. C. Amann, A. Al, and M. A. Belkin, Electrically-Tunable Polaritonic Metasurfaces with Ultrafast Response Time, Advanced Optical Materials, Vol. 2, 1057-1063 (2014); this paper was featured on the inside front cover and was selected to appear in the Best of Advanced Optical Materials 2014 edition.
  7. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, A. N. Askarpour, M. Tymchenko, and A. Al, Infrared Beam-Steering Using Acoustically Modulated Surface Plasmons over a Graphene Monolayer, Journal of Optics,  Vol. 16, 094008 (2014); this paper has been selected as Journal of Optics Paper of the Week and Journal of Optics Highlight of 2014.
  8. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, H. Bag˘cı, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau, and A. Al, Platonic Scattering Cancellation for Bending Waves in a Thin Plate, Nature Scientific Report, Vol. 4, 4644 (2014).
  9. J. Lee, M. Tymchenko, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. C. Amann, A. Alu, and M. A. Belkin, Giant Nonlinear Response from Plasmonic Metasurfaces Coupled to Intersubband Transitions, Nature, Vol. 511, 65-69 (2014); this paper was highlighted on the general press, e.g., Laser Physics World, Daily Texan, UT Austin press release, Nanowerk.
  10. H. Huang, P. Zhao, P. Y. Chen, Y. Ren, X. Liu, M. Ferrari, Y. Hu, and D. Akinwande, RFID Tag Helix Antenna Sensors for Wireless Drug Dosage Monitoring, IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Vol. 2, 1700108 (2014).
  11. P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, and A. Al, Broadening the Bandwidth of Metamaterial Cloaks with Non-Foster Metasurfaces, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 111, 233001 (2013), selected as PRL Editors Suggestion; this research has received numerous media outlets including BBC, NBC, Times, Phys.Org, Gizmag, ExtremeTech, and Press of Cockrell School of Engineering College of Engineering.
  12. J. C. Soric, P. Y. Chen, A. Kerkhoff, D. Rainwater, K. Melin, and A. Al, Demonstration of an Ultralow Profile Cloak for Scattering Suppression of a Finite-Length Rod in Free Space, New Journal of Physics, Vol. 15, 033037 (2013); our research has received numerous media outlets including The Daily Texan, NBC News, CNN News, ABC News, CBS News, Discovery, US News, Phys.org, Fox News,  Time News Feed, CTV News, LA Times,  Washington Times, Yahoo News, IET E & T Magazine, Weird, CCTV, Global Post, Higher Education, and Nature World News.
  13. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Terahertz Metamaterial Devices Based on Graphene Nanostructures, IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, Vol. 3, 748-756 (2013); this finding was highlighted by RF&Microwave magazine.
  14. P. Y. Chen and A. Al, Terahertz Photomixer Based on Plasmonic Nanoantennas Coupled to a Graphene Emitter, Nanotechnology,  Vol. 24, 455202 (2013).
  15. P. Y. Chen, J. Soric, Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, and A. Al, Nanostructured Graphene Metasurface for Tunable Terahertz Cloaking, New Journal of Physics, Vol. 15, 123029 (2013).
  16. P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, and A. Al, Terahertz Antenna Phase Shifters Using Integrally-Gated Graphene Transmission-Lines, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 61, 1528 1537 (2013).
  17. P. Y. Chen, J. Soric, and A. Al, Invisibility and Cloaking Based on Scattering Cancellation, Advanced Materials, Vol. 24, 281-304 (2012); this paper was featured on the inside front cover of Advanced Optical Materials.
  18. P. Y. Chen, H. Huang, D. Akinwande, A. Al, Distributed Amplifiers Based on Spindt-Type Field Emission Nanotriodes, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 11, 1201-1211 (2012); this paper was featured on the front cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology.
  19. P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, and A. Al, Enhanced Nonlinearities Using Plasmonic Nanoantennas, Nanophotonics, 1, 221-233 (2012).
  20. C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, F. Monticone, G. DAguanno, and A. Al, Nonlinear Plasmonic Cloaks to Realize Giant All-Optical Scattering Switching, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 108, 263905 (2012).
  21. P. Y. Chen*, M. Farhat*, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A. Al, Frequency-Selective Surface Invisibility for Three Dimensional Immersed Objects, Physical Review B, Vol. 86, 174303 (2012).
  22. Y. R. Padooru , A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Line-Source Excitation of Realistic Conformal Metasurface Cloaks, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 112, 104902 (2012).
  23. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Mantle Cloaking of Cylindrical Objects with Conformal Printed and Slotted Arrays, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 112, 034907 (2012).
  24. C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Enhanced Nonlinear Effects in Metamaterials and Plasmonics, Advanced Electromagnetics, Vol. 1, 46-51 (2012).
  25. F. T. Chuang, P. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, H. H. Chen, Y. C. Chen, S. C. Lee, Nanoprojection Lithography Using Self-Assembled Interference Modules for Manufacturing Plasmonic Gratings, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 15, 1273-1275 (2012).
  26. H. Huang, K. Nieman, P. Y. Chen, M. Ferrari, Y. Hu, and D. Akinwande, Properties and Applications of Electrically Small Folded Ellipsoidal Helix Antenna, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 11, pp. 678-681 (2012).
  27. T. C. Cheng, P. Y. Chen, and S. W. Wu, Paradox of Low Field Enhancement Factor for Field Emission Nanodiodes in Relation to Quantum Screening Effects, Nanoscale Research Letters, Vol. 7, 125 (2012).
  28. C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, G. DAguanno, N. Engheta, and A. Al, Boosting Optical Nonlinearities in Epsilon-Near-Zero Plasmonic Channels, Physical Review B, Vol. 85, 045129 (2012).
  29. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Subwavelength Imaging Using Phase-Conjugating Nonlinear Nanoantenna Arrays, Nano Letters, Vol. 11, 5514-5518 (2011).
  30. P. Y. Chen, F. Monticone, and A. Al, Suppressing the Electromagnetic Scattering with an Helical Mantle Cloak,IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 10, 1598-1601 (2011).
  31. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, A. Al, Acoustic Invisibility via Ultrathin Pseudo-Surface, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 99, 191913 (2011).
  32. M. Farht, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, R. McPhedran, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, Understanding the Functionality of an Array of Invisibility Cloaks, Physical Review B, Vol. 84, 235105 (2011); one picture was selected as PRB Kaleidoscope - December, 2011.
  33. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Mantle-Cloaking Using Thin Patterned Metasurfaces, Physical Review B, Vol. 84, 205110 (2011).
  34. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Atomically-Thin Surface Cloak Using Graphene Monolayers, ACS Nano, Vol. 5, 5855-5863 (2011). This finding was in the spotlight of Nanowerk, IEEE Spectrum,  ACS Nano top 20 most read article in June 2011.
  35. P. Y. Chen, T. C. Cheng, J. Hsieh, and Y. C. Luo, Nanomanipulation of field emission measurement for vacuum nanodiodes based on silicon nanowires emitters, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 98, 163106 (2011), also in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology - March 21, 2011, Volume 23, Issue 17.
  36. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, and A. Al, Bistable and Self-Tunable Negative Index Metamaterial at Optical Frequencies Physical Review Letters, Vol. 106, 105503 (2011); this paper also appears in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology - March 21, 2011, Volume 23, Issue 11.
  37. P. Y. Chen, and C. H. Chen, CITO-Lab: Unified optimization frameworks for RF and optics design automation,Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, under review, since 2011.
  38. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Optical Nanoantenna arrays loaded with nonlinearity Physical Review B, Vol. 82, 235405 (2010).
  39. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Dual-mode miniaturized elliptical patch antenna with μ-negative metamaterials IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 9, 351-354 (2010).
  40. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Sub-wavelength elliptical patch antenna loaded with μ-negative metamaterials, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 58, 2909-2919 (2010).
  41. P. Y. Chen, C. H. Chen, and H. Wang, Neural network-family competition genetic algorithm and its applications in electromagnetic optimization Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, Vol. 2009, 474125 (2009).
  42. P. Y. Chen*, T. C. Cheng, J. H. Tsai, and Y. L. Shao, Space charge effects on field emission nanodevices, Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, 405202 (2009); this paper also appears in Nanotechnology Weekly, Oct. 26th, 2009.
  43. P. Y. Chen*, C. H. Chen, H. Wang, J. H. Tsai, and W. X. Ni, Synthesis of artificial magnetic metamaterials using a genetic algorithm, Optical Express, Vol. 16, 12806-12818 (2008).
  44. F. T. Chuang, P. Y. Chen*, T. C. Cheng, C. H. Chien, and B. J. Li, Improved field-emission properties of thiolated multi-wall carbon nanotubes on a flexible carbon cloth substrate, Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 395702-5 (2007).
  45. P. Y. Chen*, C. H. Chen, J. S. Wu, H. C. Wen, and W. P. Wang, Optimal design of integrally gated CNT field-emission devices using genetic algorithm, Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 395203-10 (2007).
  46. T. C. Cheng, K. H. Hsu, P. Y. Chen, W. J. Huang, J. S. Wu, H. T. Hsueh, and M. N. Chang, Nanomanipulation measurement and PIC simulation of field-emission properties from a single crystallized silicon nano-emitter, Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 225503-6 (2007).
  47. P. Y. Chen, Y. L. Shao, K .W. Cheng, K. H. Hsu, J. S. Wu, and J. P. Ju, Three-dimensional simulation studies on electrostatic predictions for carbon nanotube field effect transistors, Computer Physics Communications, Vol. 177, 683-688 (2007).
  48. P. Y. Chen, K. H. Hsu, K. W. Cheng, C. T. Hung, J. S. Wu, Modeling of the integrated magnetic focusing and gated field-emission device with single carbon nanotube, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 25(1), 74-81 (2007); this paper also appears in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology - January 15, 2007, Volume 15, Issue 2.
  49. K. H. Hsu, P. Y. Chen, C. T. Hung, L. H. Chen, and J. S. Wu, Development of a parallel Poissons equation solver with adaptive mesh refinement and its application in field emission prediction, Computer Physics Communications, Vol. 174, 948-860 (2006).

Conferences

  1. M. Farhat and P. Y. Chen, Infrared Beam-steering Using Mechanically Modulated Graphene Monolayer, Nanometa 2015, Seefeld, January 5-8, 2015.
  2. D. J. Ironside, R. Salas, P. Y. Chen, K. Q. Le, A. Al, S. R. Bank, Employing Metamaterials for Enhanced THz Generation in Photomixers, 2014 IEEE Photonics Conference, San Diego, CA, October 12-16, 2014.
  3. J. Lee, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, M. Tymchenko, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. C. Amann, A. Al, and M. A. Belkin, Giant Nonlinear Response from Plasmonic Metasurfaces Coupled to Intersubband Polaritons, SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, CA, August 17-21, 2014 (invited paper).
  4. J. Lee, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, M. Tymchenko, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. Amann, A. Al, and M. A. Belkin, Giant Nonlinear Response from Plasmonic Metasurfaces Coupled to Intersubband Transitions, CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, June 8-13, 2014.
  5. J. Lee, S. Jung, P. Y. Chen, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. Amann, A. Al, and M. A. Belkin, Ultrafast Voltage-Tunable Plasmonic Metamaterials Based on Intersubband Polaritons,  CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, June 8-13, 2014.
  6. J. Lee, P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, A. Al, and M. A. Belkin, Metamaterials Based on Intersubband Polaritons, Metamaterials 2013, Bordeaux, France, September 16-19,  2013 (invited paper).
  7. Y. R. Padooru, P. Y. Chen, A. B. Yakovlev, and A. Al, Graphene Metasurface Makes the Thinnest Possible Cloak in the Terahertz Spectrum, Metamaterials 2013, Bordeaux,  France, September 16-19, 2013.
  8. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Nanoantenna-Enhanced Optical Heterodyning and Photoemission Nanodevices, 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Lake Buena Vista, FL, July 7-12, 2013 (also in the student paper competition finalist).
  9. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, All-Graphene Terahertz and Analog Nanodevices and Nanocircuits, European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, (EuCAP 2013), Goteborg, Sweden, April 8-12, 2013(invited talk).
  10. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Adaptable and Bandwidth-Configurable All-Graphene Terahertz Nanocircuits,META 13, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 18-22, 2013 (invited talk).
  11. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Analytical Modeling of Realistic Conformal Metasurface Cloaks with a Line-Source Excitation,META 13, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 18-22, 2013 (invited talk).
  12. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, THz Beamforming ing Graphene Devices, IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, Austin, TX, January 20-23, 2013.
  13. H. Huang, P. Y. Chen, M. Ferrari, Y. Hu, and D. Akinwande, Dual Band Electrically Small Non-Uniform Pitch Ellipsoidal Helix Antenna for Cardiac Pacemakers, IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, Austin, TX, January 20-23, 2013.
  14. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Circuit Modeling of AC Performance of Graphene Nanodevices, URSI-USNC National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 9-12, 2013.
  15. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Terahertz Nanocircuits Based on Active Graphene Transmission-Lines,URSI-USNC National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 9-12, 2013.
  16. A. Al, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, F. Monticone, N. M. Estakhri, Y. Zhao Nanoantenna Arrays to Tailor Absorption, Polarization and Nonlinear Effects, 4th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (NanoMeta 2013), Seefild, Austria, January 3-6, 2013 (invited talk).
  17. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Analytical Modeling of Conformal Metasurface Mantle Cloaks for Cylindrical Objects, Metamaterials 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 17-22, 2012
  18. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Electrodynamic Modeling of Nanostructured Graphene Metasurfaces and Their Applications, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012 (invited talk).
  19. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Integrated Infrared Nanodevices Based on Graphene Monolayers, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012.
  20. A. Al, Y. Zhao, P. Y. Chen, B. Memarzadeh, G. V. Naik, A.V. Kildishev, H. Mosallaei, A. Boltasseva, V. Shalaev, and N. Engheta, Low-Loss Optical Metamaterials and Metasurfaces, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012.
  21. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Mantle Cloaking Using Sub-Wavelength Conformal Metallic Meshes and Patches, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012.
  22. A. Al, P. Y. Chen, and X. X. Liu, Optical Nanontennas for Enhancing Nonlinearities, Sensing, Optical Communications and Energy Harvesting, 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT): Small Antennas and Unconventional Applications, Tucson, AZ, USA, March 5-7, 2012.
  23. A. Al, C. Argyropoulos, and P. Y. Chen, Enhanced Nonlinear Effects in Metamaterials and Plasmonics, META 2012, Paris, France, April 19-22, 2012 (invited talk).
  24. A. Al, P. Y. Chen, and X. X. Liu, Optical Nanontennas for Enhancing Nonlinearities, Sensing, Optical Communications and Energy Harvesting, 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT): Small Antennas and Unconventional Applications, Tucson, AZ, USA, March 5-7, 2012, (invited keynote talk).
  25. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Ultra-Broadband Mantle Cloak Using Non-Foster Negative-Impedance Metasurfaces, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, USA, January 4-7, 2012 (plenary talk; 3rd prize award in the student paper competition finalist).
  26. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A. Al, Frequency-Selective Surface Cloaking for Acoustic Waves, Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-15, 2011.
  27. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Atomic-Scale Mantle Cloak Using a Graphene Monolayer, Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-15, 2011 (3rd prize award in the student paper competition).
  28. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Mantle Cloaking Using Metasurfaces, 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2011), Vancouver, Canada, July 18-22, 2011, (invited talk).
  29. A. Al, P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, Metamaterial Cloaking Using Passive Metamaterials and Metasurfaces, Applied Inverse Problems Conference, Minisymposium on Cloaking, College Station, TX, USA, May 23-27, 2011 (invited talk).
  30. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Optical Nonlinear Metasurfaces Formed by Plasmonic Nanoantennas,  2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Spokane, WA, USA, July 3-8, 2011 (finalist in the student paper competition).
  31. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Metamaterials and metasurfaces formed by nanoantennas loaded by nonlinear materials, Metamaterials 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany, Sep. 16-19, 2010 (oral presentation; also in the student paper competition finalist).
  32. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, and A. Al, Tunable and bistable negative optical index with square loops loaded with nonlinear materials, Metamaterials 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany, Sep. 16-19, 2010.
  33. P. Y. Chen, and A. Al, Patterned metallic surfaces to realize 1-D, 2-D, and 3-D ultrathin invisibility cloaks, 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, Canada, July 11-17, 2010 (also in the student paper competition honorable mention).
  34. P. Y. Chen, N. Engheta, and S. Maci, Multi-band cylindrical antenna realized by ɛ-near-zero gap launchers, 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 12-16, 2010.
  35. P. Y. Chen, C. H. Chen, H. Wang, J. H. Tsai, and W. X. Ni, Optimal design synthesis of miniaturized metamaterials using genetic algorithms,Metamaterials 2008, Pamplona, Spain, Sep. 23-25 (2008).
  36. P. Y. Chen, C. Chiu, S. C. Wu, and J. H. Tsai, Simulation study of negative magnetic response beyond 200 THz, International Symposium on Nano Science and Technology, Tainan, Taiwan, Nov. 9-10, 2006.
  37. H. C. Wen, W. P. Wang, P. Y. Chen, J. T. Luo, W. F. Wu, and C. P. Chou, Surface performance of carbon nanotubes post-treated by fluorocarbon/oxygen plasma, International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology 2006 (ICNST 2006), Switzerland, Jul. 30-Aug. 4, 2006.
  38. H. C. Wen, W. P. Wang, P. Y. Chen, H. C. Chen, H. C. Cheng, and W. F. Wu, Improvement in field emission from needle-shaped carbon nanotubes after Ar plasma treatment,International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology 2006 (ICNST 2006), Switzerland, Jul. 30-Aug. 4, 2006.
  39. K. W. Cheng, P. Y. Chen, W. P. Wang, H. C. Cheng, C. S. Wu, and C. P. Chou, Effect of carbon nanotubes treated by oxygen plasma post-treatment on the performance of field-emission,International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology 2006 (ICNST 2006), Switzerland, Jul. 30-Aug. 4, 2006.

 

Awards and Honors

  1.  Argonne Directors Fellowship (respectfully declined) 2014 - Directors Fellowships are granted to outstanding scientists and engineers who show potential for being leaders in their fields
  2. Professional Development Award 2013 -Travel funds provided by the Graduate School of UT Austin for attending major professional meetings
  3. Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award 2013 - with the paper: P. Y. Chen, A. Alu, Nanoantenna-Enhanced Optical Heterodyning and Photoemission Nanodevices, IEEE 2013 AP-S International Symposium, Orlando, USA
  4. Donald D. Harrington Dissertation Fellowship 2012 - The Harrington Fellows Program is designed to attract outstanding masters and doctoral candidates from around the world
  5. 3rd  Prize, Ernest K. Smith Student Prize Competition, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting 2012 - with the paper presented as a plenary talk: P. Y. Chen, A. Alu, Ultra-Broadband Mantle Cloak Using Non-Foster Negative-Impedance Metasurfaces, USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting  2012, Boulder, CO, USA
  6. USNC-URSI Travel Fellowship Awards 2012, 2013
  7. 3rd  Prize, Metamaterials Congress Student Contest Award  2011-with the paper: P. Y. Chen, A. Alu, Atomic-Scale Mantle Cloak Using a Graphene Monolayer, Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain
  8. Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award 2011 - with the paper: P. Y. Chen, A. Alu, Optical Nonlinear Metasurfaces Formed by Plasmonic Nanoantennas, IEEE 2011 AP-S International Symposium, Spokane, USA
  9. Study Abroad Award, Ministry of Education, Taiwan 2010-for excellent research achievements with the research proposal Plasmonics and Metamaterials for Photonic and Optoelectronic Nanodevices, $32,000 for 24 months
  10. Finalist, Metamaterials Congress Student Contest Award 2010-with the paper: P. Y. Chen, A. Alu, Optical Metamaterials and Metasurfaces Formed by Nanoantennas Loaded by Nonlinear Materials, Metamaterials 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany
  11. Student Grant of European Physical Society  2010
  12. Honorable Mention, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award 2010-with the paper: P. Y. Chen, A. Alu, Patterned Metallic Surfaces to Realize 1-D, 2-D and 3-D Ultrathin Invisibility Cloaks, IEEE 2010 AP-S International Symposium, Toronto, Canada
  13. Honorary Member of Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society 2006
  14. United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Scholarship 2005
  15. Nation Chiao Tung University Presidential Award 2005
  16. Nation Chiao Tung University Presidential Award  2004