Book Chapters

1. J. J. He, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmon-modulated nonlinear upconversion emission" chapter in the book entitled "Plasmonic Nanomaterials: Principles, Design and Bio-Applications", edited by Luis Liz-Marzan, Jwa-Min Nam, Jianfang Wang, Sebastian Schlucker, Kimberly Hamad Schifferli and Zhihong Nie, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (2022).
2. D. Y. Lei*, “Hierarchical porous plasmonic nanostructures as new SERS substrates with ultrahigh reproducibility and sensitivity” chapter in the book entitled “Recent Developments in Plasmon-supported Raman Spectroscopy”, edited by K. Kneipp, Y. Ozaki and Z.-Q. Tian, World Scientific Publishing, London (2018).
3. H. C. Ong*, D. Y. Lei, J. Li, J. B. Xu, “ZnO platforms for enhanced directional fluorescence applications” chapter in the book entitled “Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence”, edited by Chris D. Geddes, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey (2010).

Publications in 2023

206. Z. W. Peng, T. W. Lo, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmonic-hot-electron mediated room-temperature generation of charged biexciton in monolayer WS2", under revision with Physical Review Materials (2023).
205. S. B. Lyu, Y. L. Zhang, G. H. Du, C. X. Di, H. J. Yao, Y. L. Fan, J. L. Duan,* D. Y. Lei*, "Double-sided plasmonic metasurface for simultaneous biomolecular separation and SERS detection", Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 285, 121801 (2023).
204. W. H. Ou#, J. D. Shen#, J. Zhong#, D. Y. Lei, H. K. Li, Y. X. Chen, C. Wang H. K. Wu, B. B. Zhou, X. X. Tang, Y. L. Fan, J. Lu*, Y. Y. Li*, "On-site SERS detection of zinc pyrithione in real-life samples with unprecedented selectivity and sensitivity", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 378, 133129 (2023).
203. J. Y. Li#, Y. Fu#, J. K. Zhou, K. M. Yao, X. Ma, S. W. Gao, Z. K. Wang, J.-G. Dai, D. Y. Lei*, X. G. Yu*, "Ultra-thin, soft, radiative cooling interfaces for advanced thermal management in skin electronics", accepted by Science Advances (2023).
202. Y. Q. Cheng, K. A. Oyesina, B. Xue, D. Y. Lei, A. M. H. Wong*, S. B. Wang*, "Directional dipole dice enabled by anisotropic chirality", under revision with Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2023).
201. W. L. Li, P. He, Y. L. Fan, Y. T. Du, B. Gao, Z. Q. Chu, D. Y. Lei*, W. Z. Yuan*, Y. T. Yu*, "Super-resolution multicolor fluorescence microscopy enabled by an apochromatic super-oscillatory lens with extended depth-of-focus", arXiv:2206.02335v1 [physics.optics] (2023).
200. T. T. Zhang, L. Z. Wang, J. Wang, Z. Q. Wang, M. Gupta, X. Y. Guo, Y. Zhu, Y. C. Yiu, T. K. C. Hui, Y. Zhou, C. Li, D. Y. Lei, K. H. Li, X. Q. Wang, Q. Wang*, L. Shao*, Z. Q. Chu*, "Manufacturing unclonable anti-counterfeiting labels using robust diamond microparticles on heterogeneous substrates", under revision with Nature Communications (2023).
199. Z. Q. Deng#, H. C. Li#, S. Chen, N. Wang, G. Y. Liu, D. J. Liu, W. H. Ou, F. J. Xu, X. Wang, D. Y. Lei, P.-C. Lo, Y. Y. Li, J. Lu, M. S. Yang, M.-L. He*, G. Y. Zhu*, "Near-infrared-activated platinum photooxidants for cancer therapy", under revision with Nature Chemistry (2023).
198. Z. D. Zhang*, X. Y. Nie, D. Y. Lei, S. Mukamel*, "Multidimensional Coherent Spectroscopy of Molecular Polaritons: Langevin Approach", Physical Review Letters 130, 103001 (2023).
197. H. Zhang, Y. Chen, K. K. Chui, J. P. Zheng, Y. C. Ma, D. J. Liu, Z. F. Huang, D. Y. Lei, J. F. Wang*, "Synthesis of bitten gold nanoparticles with single-particle chiroptical responses", accepted by Small (2023).
196. Y. Q. Zheng, Y. H. Deng, Z. H. Shi, Y. L. Fan, Z. C. Wang, D. Y. Lei, Z.-K. Zhou*, X.-H. Wang, "Enriching metasurface functionalities by fully employing the inter-meta-atom degrees of freedom for double-key-secured encryption", Advanced Materials Technologies 8(5), 2201468 (2023).
195. N. Yang, Y. Fu, X. Xue, D. Y. Lei, J.-G. Dai*, "Geopolymer-based daytime radiative cooling coating", EcoMat 5(2), e12284 (2023) - Advanced Science News: "New material is a game changer in radiative cooling".
194. Y. Fu#, Y. M. Qing#, Z. Y. Li, A. V. Zayats, D. Y. Lei*, "Tale of two resonances: waveguide-plasmon coupling and high Q-factor engineering on the nanoscale", ACS Photonics 10(1), 2-12 (2023) - Invited Perspective & Front Cover

Publications in 2022

193. Z. D. Zhang*, S. X. Zhao, D. Y. Lei, "Quantum fluctuations and coherence of a molecular polariton condensate", Physical Review B 106, L220306 (2022).
192. W. H. Ou#, Y. L. Fan#, J. D. Shen, Y. K. Xu, D. Q. Huang, B. B. Zhou, T. W. Lo, S. L. Li, Y. Y. Li*, D. Y. Lei*, J. Lu*, "Plasmoelectric potential in plasmon-mediated electrochemistry", Nano Letters 22(21), 8397-8405 (2022).
191. Y. D. An#, Y. Fu#, J.-G. Dai, X. B. Yin, D. Y. Lei*, "Switchable radiative cooling technologies for smart thermal management", Cell Reports Physical Science 3(10), 101098 (2022) - Invited Perspective.
190. H. L. You#, S. Q. Li#, Y. L. Fan, X. Y. Guo, Z. Z. Lin, R. Ding, X. Cheng, H. Zhang, T.-W. B. Lo, J. H. Hao, Y. Zhu, H.-Y. Tam, D. Y. Lei*, C.-H. Lam, H. T. Huang*, "Accelerated pyro-catalytic hydrogen production enabled by plasmonic local heating of Au on pyroelectric BaTiO3 nanoparticles", Nature Communications 13, 6144 (2022).
189. Y. D. Hou, M. Qiu, Z. L. Cao, H. C. Ong, W. Jin, J. L. Du, D. Y. Lei*, "High-Q circular dichroism resonances in plasmonic lattices with chiral unit cells", Advanced Functional Materials 31(30), 2204095 (2022).
188. L. Z. Wang#, Y. Hou#, T. T. Zhang, X. Wei, Y. Zhou, D. Y. Lei, Q. Wei, Y. Lin*, Z. Q. Chu*, "All-optical modulation of single defects in nanodiamonds: revealing rotational and translational motions in cell traction force fields", Nano Letters 22(18), 7714-7723 (2022) - Science Daily
187. X. Ma#, Y. Fu#, A. Portniagin, N. Yang, D. J. Liu, A. L. Rogach, J.-G. Dai, D. Y. Lei*,
"Effects of Stokes shift and Purcell enhancement in fluorescence-assisted radiative cooling", Journal of Materials Chemistry A 10(37), 19635-19640 (2022) - Invited contribution to the themed issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A Emerging Investigators.
186. Y. F. Lu#, H. R. Cheng#, G.-C. Li, F. Han, C. Jiang, T. W. Lo, D. Y. Lei, P. S. Francis, Y. H. Zheng*, "Dynamic cryptography through plasmon-enhanced fluorescence blinking", Advanced Functional Materials 32(30), 2201372 (2022).
185. Z. H. Zhao, X. R. Gan*, T. H. Zhu, D. Y. Lei, H. M. Zhao, P. F. Wang, "Activating the basal planes in 2H-MoTe2 monolayers by N- or P-doping for enhanced electrocatalytic overall water splitting", Advanced Sustainable Systems 6(7), 2100515 (2022).
184. X. R. Gan*, D. Y. Lei, "Plasmonic-metal/2D-semiconductor hybrids for photodetection and photocatalysis in energy-related and environmental processes", Coordination Chemistry Reviews 469, 214665 (2022).
183. X. Hu#, T. W. Lo#, A. Mancini, C. R. Gubbin, F. Martini, J. Zhang, Z. M. Gong, A. Politi, S. De Liberato, X. F. Zhang*, D. Y. Lei*, S. A. Maier, "Near-field nano-spectroscopy of strong mode coupling in phonon-polaritonic crystals", Applied Physics Reviews 9(2), 021414 (2022) - Featured Article.
182. H. F. Wang#, S. J. Ma#, S. Zhang*, D. Y. Lei*, "Intrinsic superflat bands in general twisted bilayer systems", Light: Science & Applications 11, 159 (2022).
181. F. Z. Li#, T. W. Lo#, X. Deng, S. Q. Li, Y. L. Fan, F. R. Lin, Y. H. Cheng, Z. L. Zhu, D. Y. Lei*, and A. K.-Y. Jen*, "Plasmonic local heating induced strain modulation for enhanced efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells", Advanced Energy Materials 12(19), 2200186 (2022).
180. X. L. Chen, H. F. Wang, J. T. H. Li, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei*, "Scattering asymmetry and circular dichroism in coupled PT-symmetric chiral nanoparticles", Nanophotonics 11(9), 2159-2167 (2022).
179. Y. K. Xu#, Y. L. Fan#, Y. M. Qing, T. J. Cui, D. Y. Lei*, "A generalized method for calculating plasmoelectric potential in non-Mie-resonant plasmonic systems", Nanophotonics 11(11), 2453-2464 (2022).
178. T. W. Lo, X. L. Chen, Z. D. Zhang, Q. Zhang, C. W. Leung, A. W. Zayats, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmonic nanocavity induced coupling and boost of dark excitons in monolayer WSe2 at room temperature", Nano Letters 22(5), 1915-1921 (2022).
177. G. Yang#, H. K. Zhang#, S. Q. Li#, Z. W. Ren, G. J. Fang, D. Y. Lei*, G. Li*, "Enhanced efficiency and stability of triple-cation perovskite solar cells with surface patches of CsPbI3-xBrx QDs", SmartMat 3(3), 513-521 (2022).
176. J. R. Liang*, L. Z. Yu, Y. X. Wang, T. Xue, D. Y. Lei*, Z. Y. Wang, X. Z. Li, "Periodic arrays of 3D AuNP-capped VO2 shells and their temperature-tunable SERS performance", Advanced Optical Materials 10(8), 2102615 (2022).
175. J. X. Jing, Y. C. Yiu, C. Chen, D. Y. Lei, L. Shao, K. H. Li, N. Wong*, Z. Q. Chu*, "A data-mining assisted design of structural colors on diamond metasurfaces", Advanced Photonics Research 3(3), 2100292 (2022).
174. J. J. Zha#, M. C. Luo#, M. Ye, T. Ahmed, X. C. Yu, D.‐H. Lien, Q. Y. He, D. Y. Lei, J. C. Y. Ho, J. Bullock*, K. B. Crozier*, C. L. Tan*, "Infrared photodetectors based on two-dimensional materials and nanophotonics", Advanced Functional Materials 32(15), 2111970 (2022).
173. Y. M. Qing#, Y. Z. Ren#, D. Y. Lei, H. F. Ma*, T. J. Cui*, "Strong coupling in two-dimensional materials-based nanostructures: a review", Journal of Optics 24, 024009 (2022).
172. J. X. Chen, M. F. Gong, Y. L. Fan, J. Feng, L. L. Han, H. L. Xin, M. H. Cao, Q. Zhang, D. Zhang, D. Y. Lei*, Y. D. Yin*, "Collective plasmon coupling in gold nanoparticle clusters for highly-efficient photothermal therapy", ACS Nano 16(1), 910-920 (2022).
171. H. P. Jia, Z. Y. Li, B. Z. Wang, G. C. Xing, Y. L. Wong, H. Ren, M. J. Li, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei, L.-K. Wong, J. Zhao, W. D. Zhang, S. B. Sang*, A. Q. Jian*, X. M. Zhang*, "Plasmonic nanohole arrays with enhanced visible-light photoelectrocatalytic activity", ACS Photonics 9(2), 652–663 (2022).
170. Y. Fu, Y. D. An, Y. K. Xu, J.-G. Dai, D. Y. Lei*, "Polymer coating with gradient-dispersed dielectric nanoparticles for enhanced daytime radiative cooling", EcoMat 4 (2), e12169 (2021).
169. Y. L. Fan#, M. K. Chen#, M. Qiu#, R.-J. Lin#, Y. K. Xu, J. Wen, T. C. Tang, X. Y. Liu, W. Jin, D. P. Tsai*, D. Y. Lei*, "Experimental demonstration of genetic algorithm based metalens design for generating side-lobe-suppressed, large depth-of-focus light sheet", Laser & Photonics Reviews 16(2), 2100425 (2022).
168. H. R. Chen, H. F. Wang, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei*, "High-Q localized surface plasmon resonance based on bound states in the continuum for enhanced refractive index sensing", Optics Letters 47(31), 609-612 (2022) - Editor's Pick.

Publications in 2021

167. L. L. Zhang#, Y. Guo#, R. Huo, Y. F. Shi, H. J. You*, H. Nan, Y. Z. Dai, D. J. Liu, D. Y. Lei, J. X. Fang*, "Ultra-rapid and highly efficient enrichment of organic pollutants via magnetic nanoparticles/mesoporous nanosponge for complex matrix ultrasensitive nanosensors", Nature Communications 12, 6849 (2021).
166. P.-G. Chen, Z. Y. Li, Y. Qi, T. W. Lo, S. B. Wang, W. Jin, S. H. Fan, A. V. Zayats, D. Y. Lei*, "Long-range directional routing and spatial selection of high spin-purity valley trion emission in monolayer WS2", ACS Nano 15 (11), 18163-18171 (2021).
165. K. Yao#,*, S. Q. Li#, Z. L. Liu#, Y. R. Ying, P. Dvořák, L. F. Fei, L. Zhou, T. Šikola, H. T. Huang*, P. Nordlander, A. K.-Y. Jen, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmon-induced defect passivation at grain boundaries in perovskite solar cells", Light: Science & Applications 10, 219 (2021).
164. X. Ma, Y. K. Xu, S. Q. Li, T. W. Lo, B. L. Zhang, A. L. Rogach, D. Y. Lei*, "A flexible plasmonic-membrane-enhanced broadband tin-based perovskite photodetector", Nano Letters 21 (21), 9195-9202 (2021).
163. H. F. Wang, X. J. Zhang*, J. G. Hua, D. Y. Lei, M. H. Lu*, Y.F. Chen, "Topological physics of non-Hermitian optics and photonics: a review", Journal of Optics 23, 123001 (2021).
162. X. Deng#, F. Z. Li#, Q. Wang, D. J. Liu, F. Lin, D. Shen, D. Y. Lei, Y.-K. Peng*, Z. L. Zhu*, A. K.-Y. Jen*, "Highly efficient and stable perovskite solar cells enabled by a fluoro-functionalized TiO2 inorganic interlayer", Matter 4 (10), 3301-3312 (2021).
161. H. P. Jia, Y. L. Wong, B. Z. Wang, G. C. Xing, C. C. Tsoi, M. L. Wang, W. D. Zhang, A. Q. Jian*, S. B. Sang*, D. Y. Lei, X. M. Zhang*, "Enhanced solar water splitting using plasmon-induced resonance energy transfer and unidirectional charge carrier transport", Optics Express 29 (21), 34810-34825 (2021).
160. Z. W. Jin, D. Janoschka, J. H. Deng, L. Ge, P. Dreher, B. Frank, G. W. Hu, J. C. Ni, Y. J. Yang, J. Li, C. Y. Yu, D. Y. Lei, G. X. Li, S. M. Xiao, S. T. Mei, H. Giessen*, F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf*, C.‑W. Qiu*, "Phyllotaxis-inspired nanosieves with multiplexed orbital angular momentum", eLight 1, 5 (2021).
159. J. R. Liang,* S. L. Wang, D. Y. Lei, Z. Y. Wang, X. Z. Li, "Enhanced visible and tunable infrared transmittance of W-doped VO2/SiO2/PVP composite films for smart windows", Optical Materials 121, 111485 (2021).
158. N. Cai*, F. Z. Li, Y. T. Chen, R. X. Luo, T. H. Hu, F. Lin, S.-M. Yiu, D. J. Liu, D. Y. Lei, Z. L. Zhu, A. K-Y. Jen*, "Synergistical dipole-dipole interactions induced self-assembly of phenoxazine-based hole-transporting materials for efficient and stable inverted perovskite solar cells", Angewandte Chemie 60 (37), 20437-20442 (2021).
157. G. Yang#, Z. W. Ren#, K. Liu#, M. C. Qin, W. Y. Deng, H. K. Zhang, H. B. Wang, J. W. Liang, F. H. Ye, Q. Liang, H. Yin, Y. X. Chen, Y. L. Zhuang, S. Q. Li, B. W. Gao, J. B. Wang, T. T. Shi, X. Wang, X. H. Lu, H. B. Wu, J. H. Hou, D. Y. Lei, S. K. So, Y. Yang*, G. J. Fang*, G. Li*, "Stable and low photovoltage loss perovskite solar cells by multifunctional passivation", Nature Photonics 15, 681-689 (2021).
156. G.-C. Li, D. Y. Lei*, M. Qiu, W. Jin, S. Lan, A. V. Zayats*, "Light-induced symmetry breaking for enhancing second-harmonic generation from an ultrathin plasmonic nanocavity", Nature Communications 12, 4326 (2021).
155. Z. Y. Bao, M. M. Xing, Y. Zhou, J. Lv, D. Y. Lei,* Y. Zhang, J. Cai, J. H. Wang, Z. J. Sun, W. J. Chen, X. R. Gan,* X. Y. Yang, Q. Z. Han, M. F. Zhang, J. Y. Dai,* Y. C. Wu*, "Z-scheme flower-like SnO2/g-C3N4 composite with Sn2+ active center for enhanced visible-light photocatalytic activity", Advanced Sustainable Systems 5 (7), 2100087 (2021).
154. C. Xu, J. F. Mao, X. Y. Guo, S. R. Yan, Y. C. Chen, T. W. Lo, C. S. Chen, D. Y. Lei, X. Luo, J. H. Hao, C. X. Zheng, Y. Zhu*, "Two-dimensional ferroelasticity in van der Waals β′-In2Se3", Nature Communications 12, 3665 (2021).
153. Q. Zhang#, D. J. Liu#, Q. Ren, N. C. Panoiu, L. Lin, J. Ye, Y. Huang, S.-D. Liu, C. W. Leung, D. Y. Lei*, "Probing Electron Transport in Plasmonic Molecular Junctions with Two-Photon Luminescence Spectroscopy", Nanophotonics 10 (9), 2467-2479 (2021).
152. X. H. Zhu, H. F. Wang, D. Y. Lei, J. B. Pendry, J. T. H. Li*, "Designing plasmonic exceptional points by transformation optics", Optics Express 29 (11), 16046-16055 (2021).
151. H. Gao#, P. G. Chen#, T. W. Lo, W. Jin, D. Y. Lei*, "Selective excitation of polarization-steered chiral photoluminescence in single plasmonic nanohelicoids", Advanced Functional Materials 31 (30), 2101502 (2021) - Frontispiece Cover.
150. J. R. Liang*, K. Zhang, L. Z. Yu, S. L. Wang, "A Bandwidth-tunable THz absorber based on diagonally distributed double-sized VO2 disks", Applied Optics 60 (11) 3062-3070 (2021).
149. Y. C. Zhu#, X. L. Chen#, W. Z. Yuan, Z. Q. Chu, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei*, Y. T. Yu*, "A waveguide metasurface based quasi-far-field transverse-electric superlens", Opto-Electronic Advances 4 (10), 210013 (2021).
148. G.-C. Li, J. Xiang, Y.-L. Zhang, F. Deng, M. C. Panmai, W. J. Zhuang, S. Lan*, D. Y. Lei*, "Mapping the magnetic field intensity of light with the nonlinear optical emission of a silicon nanoparticle", Nano Letters 21 (6), 2453-2460 (2021).
147, Z. Y. Wang, H. K. Zhang, S. Q. Li, D. Y. Lei, B. Z. Tang*, R. Q. Ye*, "Recent Advances in Clusteroluminescence", Topics in Current Chemistry 379, 14 (2021).
146. J. Wen#, L. Chen#, X. Chen, S. Kanwal, S. L. Zhuang, D. W. Zhang*, D. Y. Lei*, "Use of dielectric metasurfaces to generate deep-subwavelength nondiffractive Bessel-like beams with arbitrary trajectories and ultralarge deflection", Laser & Photonics Reviews 15 (5), 2000487 (2021).
145. Z. A. Li, X. L. Sun, Z. Li, X. Y. Yu, X. Wu, C. Zhong, D. J. Liu, D. Y. Lei, A. K.-Y. Jen*, Z. L. Zhu*, "Efficient inverted perovskite solar cells with low voltage loss achieved by a pyridine-based dopant-free polymer semiconductor", Angewandte Chemie 133 (13), 7303-7309 (2021).
144. Y. L. Wong, H. P. Jia, A. Q. Jian, D. Y. Lei*, A. I. El Abed, X. M. Zhang*, "Enhancing plasmonic hot carrier generation by strong coupling of multiple resonant modes", Nanoscale 13 (5), 2792-2800 (2021) - Inside Front Cover.
143. J. Wen#, L. Chen#, B. B. Yu, J. Nieder, S. L. Zhuang, D. W. Zhang*, D. Y. Lei*, "All-Dielectric Synthetic-Phase Metasurfaces Generating Practical Airy Beams", ACS Nano 15 (1), 1030-1038 (2021).
142. Y. H. Zhan#, L. Zhang#, M. Rahman#, V. Giannini, A. E. Miroshnichenko, M. H. Hong, X. F. Li, S. A. Maier, D. Y. Lei*, "Synthetic Plasmonic Nanocircuits and the Evolution of Their Correlated Spatial Arrangement and Resonance Spectrum", ACS Photonics 8 (1), 166-174 (2021).
141. X. R. Gan, D. Y. Lei*, R. Q. Ye, H. M. Zhao, K.-Y. Wong, "Transition metal dichalcogenides-based mixed-dimensional heterostructures for the visible light-driven photocatalysis: Dimensionality and interface engineering", Nano Research 14 (6), 2003-2022 (2021).

Publications in 2020

140. F. Z. Li, X. Deng, F. Qi, Z. Li, D. J. Liu, D. Shen, M. C. Qin, S. F. Wu, F. Lin, S.-H. Jang, J. Zhang, X. H. Lu, D. Y. Lei, C.-S. Lee, Z. L. Zhu*, A. K.-Y. Jen*, "Regulating surface termination for efficient inverted perovskite solar cells with greater than 23% efficiency", Journal of the American Chemical Society 142, 20134-20142 (2020).
139. Y. Chai, J. Hasnain, K. Bahl, M. Wong, D. Li, P. Geissler, P. Y. Kim, Y. F. Jiang, P. Y. Gu, S. Q. Li, D. Y. Lei, B. A. Helms, T. P. Russell*, P. D. Ashby*, "Direct observation of nanoparticle-surfactant assembly and jamming at the water-oil interface", Science Advances 6 (48), eabb8675 (2020) - Online Cover Story.
138. Z. W. Peng#, X. L. Chen#, Y. L. Fan#, D. J. Srolovitz, D. Y. Lei*, "Strain engineering of 2D semiconductors and graphene: From strain-field theory to band-structure tuning and photonic applications", Light: Science & Applications 9, 190 (2020) - Selected as Outstanding Paper and Top Downloaded Paper in 2021.
137. Z. Li#, J. Zhang#, S. F. Wu#, X. Deng, F. Z. Li, D. J. Liu, C.-C. Lee, F. Lin, D. Y. Lei, C.-C. Chueh, Z. L. Zhu*, A. K-.Y. Jen*,
"Minimized surface deficiency on wide-bandgap perovskite for efficient indoor photovoltaics", Nano Energy 78, 105377 (2020).
136. X. R. Gan, H. M. Zhao*, D. Y. Lei, P. F. Wang, "Improving the electrocatalytic activity of 2H-MoS2 nanosheets obtained by liquid phase exfoliation: Covalent surface modification versus interlayer interaction", Journal of Catalysis 391, 424-434 (2020).
135. Z. L. Cao#, H. Gao#, M. Qiu, W. Jin, S. Z. Deng, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei*, "Chirality transfer from sub-nanometer biochemical molecules to sub-micrometer plasmonic metastructures: Physiochemical mechanisms and biosensing opportunities", Advanced Materials 32 (41), 1907151 (2020).
134. X. Xue#, M. Qiu#, Y. W. Li#, Q. M. Zhang, S. Q. Li, Z. Yang, C. Feng, W. D. Zhang*, J.-G. Dai*, D. Y. Lei*, W. Jin, L. J. Xu, T. Zhang, J. Qin, Z. Y. He, H. Q. Wang, S. H. Fan, "Creating an eco-friendly building coating material with smart sub-ambient radiative cooling", Advanced Materials 32 (42), 1906751 (2020).
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133. F. H. Shi, J. Wen*, D. Y. Lei*, "High-efficency, large-area lattice light-sheet generation by dielectric metasurfaces", Nanophotonics 9 (12), 4043-4051 (2020).
132. S.-D. Liu*. J.-Y. Liu, Z. L. Cao, D. Y. Lei*, "Dynamic tuning of enhanced intrinsic circular dichroism in plasmonic stereo-metamolecule array with surface lattice resonance", Nanophotonics 9 (10), 3419-3434 (2020).
131. Y. J. Meng#, Q. Zhang#, D. Y. Lei*, Y. L. Li, S. Q. Li, Z. Z. Liu, W. Xie, C. W. Leung, "Plasmon-induced optical magnetism in an ultrathin metal-nanosphere-based dimer-on-film nanocavity", Laser & Photonics Reviews 14(9), 2000068 (2020).
130. C. Xu, Y. C. Chen, X. B. Cai, A. Meingast, X. Y. Guo, F. K. Wang, Z. Y. Lin, T. W. Lo, C. Maunders, S. Lazar, N. Wang, D. Y. Lei, Y. Chai, T. Y. Zhai, X. Luo*, Y. Zhu*, “Two-dimensional antiferroelectricity in nanostripe-ordered In2Se3, Physical Review Letters 125, 047601 (2020).
129. Z. H. Zhao#, G. H. Xu#, J. M. Zhang#, Y. L. Zhang, J. Liu, S. B. Lyu, H. W. Cheng, D. Y. Lei*, J. L. Duan*, "Merging individual metal nanostructures into a superstructure for plasmon mode hybridization and electric-field nanofocusing", Journal of Materials Chemistry C 8, 9293-9302 (2020).
128. Y. L. Fan, Y. K. Xu, M. Qiu, W. Jin, L. Zhang, E. Y. Lam, D. P. Tsai, D. Y. Lei*, "Phase-controlled metasurface design via optimized genetic algorithm", Nanophotonics 9(12), 3931-3939 (2020).
127. X. Z. Qi#, T. W. Lo#, D. Liu#, L. T. Feng, Y. Chen, Y. K. Wu, H. L. Ren, G.-C. Guo, D. Y. Lei*, X. F. Ren*, "Effects of gap thickness and emitter location on the photoluminescence enhancement of monolayer MoS2 in a plasmonic nanoparticle-film coupled system", Nanophotonics 9 (7), 2097-2105 (2020).
126. B. B. Yu, J. Wen*, L. Chen, L. H. Zhang, Y. L. Fan, D. Y. Lei, D. W. Zhang*, "Polarization-independent highly efficent generation of Airy optical beams with dielectric metasurfaces", Photonics Research 8 (7), 1148-1154 (2020) - Front Cover Story.
125. Y. Q. Chen#, Y. Q. Hu#, J. Y. Zhao, Y. S. Deng, Z. L. Wang, X. Cheng, Y. B. Deng*, D. Y. Lei*, H. G. Duan*, "Topology optimization-based inverse design of plasmonic nanodimers with maximum near-field enhancement", Advanced Functional Materials 30 (23), 2000642 (2020).
124. S. F. Wu. J. Zhang, Z. Li, D. J. Liu, M. C. Qin, S. H. Cheung, X. H. Lu, D. Y. Lei, S. K. So, Z. L. Zhu*, A. K.-Y. Jen*, "Modulation of defects and interfaces through alkylammonium interlayer for efficient inverted perovskite solar cells", Joule 4 (6), 1248-1262 (2020).
123. S. Q. Li, D. Y. Lei*, W. Ren, X. Y. Guo, S. F. Wu, Y. Zhu, A. L. Rogach, M. Chhowalla, A. K.-Y. Jen, "Water-resistant perovskite nanodots enable robust two-photon lasing in aqueous environment", Nature Communications 11, 1192 (2020) - The Top 50 Most Read Nature Communications Articles in Physics in 2020.
122. W. H. Ou#, B. B. Zhou#, J. D. Shen, T. W. Lo, D. Y. Lei, S. L. Li, J. Zhong, Y. Y. Li*, J. Lu*, "Thermal and nonthermal effects in plasmon‐mediated electrochemistry at nanostructured Ag electrode", Angewandte Chemie 59 (17), 6790-6793 (2020).
121. P. G. Chen, T. W. Lo, Y. L. Fan, S. B. Wang, H. T. Huang, D. Y. Lei*, "Chiral coupling of valley excitons and light through photonic spin–orbit interactions", Advanced Optical Materials 8 (5), 1901233 (2020).

Publications in 2019

120. J. C. Zhao#, M. Qiu#, X. C. Yu, X. M. Yang, W. Jin, D. Y. Lei*, Y. T. Yu*, "Defining deep‐subwavelength‐resolution, wide‐color‐gamut, and large‐viewing‐angle flexible subtractive colors with an ultrathin asymmetric fabry–perot lossy cavity", Advanced Optical Materials 7, 1900646 (2019).
119. J. C. Xue#, Z. K. Zhou#*, L. M. Lin, C. Guo, S. Sun, D. Y. Lei, C. W. Qiu*, X. H. Wang*, "Perturbative countersurveillance metaoptics with compound nanosieves", Light: Science & Applications 8, 101 (2019).
118. Y. K. Xu, T. W. Lo, L. Zhang, D. Y. Lei*, "The preparation, characterization and application of ultra-smooth, low-loss plasmonics noble metal films", SCIENTIA SINICA Physica, Mechanica & Astronomica 49, 124206 (2019).
117. S.-D. Liu*, P. Yue, M. Q. Zhu, J. Wen, D. Y. Lei*, "Restoring the silenced surface second-harmonic generation in split-ring resonators by magnetic and electric mode matching", Optics Express 27, 26377-26391 (2019).
116. W. K. H. Ho#, Z. Y. Bao#, X. R. Gan#, K. Y. Wong*, J. Y. Dai*, D. Y. Lei*, "Probing conformation change and binding mode of metal ion–carboxyl coordination complex through resonant surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and density functional theory", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 10 (16), 4692-4698 (2019).
115. Y. X. Zhang, O. Y. Xia, K. H. Ho, Z. T. Liang, D. Y. Lei, A. P. Zhang, H. Y. Tam, "Sliver-nanoparticle enhanced Pva thin-film colorimetric humidity sensor", The 20th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems & Eurosensors XXXIII (TRANSDUCERS & EUROSENSORS XXXIII), 1219-1221 (2019).
114. D. J. Liu#, T. T. Wu#, Q. Zhang#, X. M. Wang#, X. Y. Guo, Y. K. Sun, Y. Zhu, M. H. Shao, H. J. Chen, Y. Luo, D. Y. Lei*, "Probing the in-plane near-field enhancement limit in a plasmonic particle-on-film nanocavity with surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of graphene", ACS Nano 13 (7), 7644-7654 (2019).
113. H. L. Hu#, Z. W. Ren#, P. W. Fong, M. C. Qin, D. J. Liu, D. Y. Lei, X. H. Lu, G. Li*, "Room‐temperature meniscus coating of> 20% perovskite solar cells: A film formation mechanism investigation", Advanced Functional Materials 29, 1900092 (2019).
112. Y. H. Gao, Y. Yi, X. W. Wang*, H. Meng, D. Y. Lei, X. F. Yu, P. K. Chu, J. Li*, "A novel hybrid‐layered organic phototransistor enables efficient intermolecular charge transfer and carrier transport for ultrasensitive photodetection" , Advanced Materials 31(16), 1900763 (2019).
111. T. W. Lo#, Q. Zhang#, M. Qiu, X. Y. Guo, Y. J. Meng, Y. Zhu, J. J. Xiao, W. Jin, C. W. L, D. Y. Lei*, "Thermal redistribution of exciton population in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides probed with plasmon–exciton coupling spectroscopy", ACS Photonics 6(2), 411-421 (2019).
110. Z. Y. Bao#, S. H. Liu#, Y. D. Hou#, A. X. Shang, F. Yan*, Y. C. Wu, D. Y Lei*, J. Y. Dai*, "Hollow Au nanorattles for boosting the performance of organic photovoltaics", Journal of Materials Chemistry A 7, 26792-26796 (2019).
109. L. X. Wang, S. L Guo, D. M. Liu, J. J. He, J. Zhou, K. Zhang, Y. Wei, Y. Pan, C. Gao, Z. Yuan, D. Y. Lei, X. J. Xie*, L. Huang*, "Plasmon‐enhanced blue upconversion luminescence by indium nanocrystals", Advanced Functional Materials 29, 1901242 (2019).
108. C. T. Yip#, T. W Lo#, S. C Zhu, G. Y. Jia, H. Sun, C. H. Lam, D. Y. Lei*, "Tight-binding modeling of excitonic response in van der Waals stacked 2D semiconductors", Nanoscale Horizons 4(4), 969-974 (2019).

Publications in 2018 and before

107. X. R. Gan, D. Y. Lei*, K.-Y. Wong*, "Two-dimensional layered nanomaterials for visible-light-driven photocatalytic water splitting", Materials Today Energy 10, 352-367 (2018) - Invited Review Article.
106. G.-C. Li, Q. Zhang, S. A. Maier, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmonic particle-on-film nanocavities: A versatile platform for plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy and photochemistry", Nanophotonics 7, 1865-1889 (2018) - Invited Review Article.
105. Z. Y. Bao#, J. Y. Dai#, Q. Zhang, K. H. Ho, S. Q. Li, C. C. Ho, W. Zhang*, D. Y. Lei*, "Geometric manipulation of induced circular dichrosim in nanoparticle assemblies based on backaction and field enhancement", Nanoscale 10(42), 19684-19691 (2018).
104. T. C. Han*, Y. Li, P. Yang, D. Y. Lei, C.-W. Qiu*, "Full-parameter omnidirectional thermal meta-devices of anisotropic geometry", Advanced Materials 30, 1804019 (2018).
103. Y. X. Zhang, Q. Zhang, X. Ouyang, D. Y. Lei, A. P. Zhang*, H. Y. Tam, "Ultrafast light-controlled growth of silver nanoparticles for direct plasmonic color printing", ACS Nano 10, 9913-9921 (2018).
102. X. R. Gan, H. M. Zhao*, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei, Y. B. Zhang, X. Quan, "Covalent functionlization of MoS2 nanosheets synthesized by liquid phase exfoliation to construct electrochemcial sensors for Cd(II) detection", Talanta 182, 38-48 (2018).
101. G. Q. Liu, L. N. Chen, J. Liu, M. Qiu, Z. Xie, J. Chang, Y. K. Zhang, Y. Yang, P. Li, Q. Gan, J. Shang, D. Y. Lei, Z. J. Zheng*, "Scanning nanowelding lithography for rewritable one-step patterning of sub-50 nm high-aspect ratio metal nanostructures", Advanced Materials 30, 1801772 (2018).
100. X. R. Gan, H. M. Zhao, X. Quan, T. W. Lo, K. H. Ho, W. R. Zheng, L. Y. S. Lee, D. Y. Lei*, K.-Y. Wong*, "2H/1T phase transition of multilayer MoS2 by electrochemical incorporation of S vacancies", ACS Applied Energy Materials 1, 4754-4765 (2018).
99. K. H. W. Ho, A. X. Shang, F. H. Shi, T. W. Lo, P. H. Yeung, Y. S. Yu, X. M. Zhang, K.-Y. Wong, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmonic Au/TiO2-dumbbell-on-film nanocavities for high-efficiency hot-carrier generation and extraction", Advanced Functional Materials 28, 1800383 (2018) - selected as Front Cover Story.
98. M. Qiu, L. Zhang, Z. X. Tang, W. Jin, C.-W. Qiu*, D. Y. Lei*, "3D metaphotonic nanostructures with intrinsic chirality", Advanced Functional Materials 28, 1803147 (2018) - Invited Review Article.
97. T. Wang#, C. K. Siu#, H. Yu, Y. F. Wang, S. Q. Li, W. Lu, J. H. Hao, H. Liu, J. H. Teng, D. Y. Lei, X. H. Xu, S. F. Yu*, "Influence of plasmonic effect on the upconversion emission characteristics of NaYF4 hexagonal microrods", Inorganic Chemistry 57, 8200-8204 (2018).
96. L. Lin#, Q. Zhang#, X. Y. Li, M. Qiu, X. Jiang, W. Jin, H. C. Gu*, D. Y. Lei*, J. Ye*, "Electron transport in plasmonic molecular nanogaps interrogated with surface-enhanced Raman scattering", ACS Nano 12, 6492-6503 (2018).
95. S. H. Liu#, Y. D. Hou#, W. Xie, S. Schlucker, F. Yan*, D. Y. Lei*, "Quantitative determination of contribution by enhanced local electric field, antenna-amplified light scattering and surface energy transfer to the performance of plasmonic organic solar cells", Small 14, 1800870 (2018).
94. N. C. Panoiu*, W. Sha*, D. Y. Lei*, G.-C. Li*, "Nonlinear optics in plasmonic nanostructures", Journal of Optics 20, 083001 (2018) - Invited Topic Review.
93. F. Ligmajer, L. Kejik, U. Tiwari, M. Qiu, J. Nag, M. Konecny, T. Sikola, W. Jin, R. F. Haglund, K. Appavoo*, D. Y. Lei*, "Epitaxial VO2 nanostructures: a route to large-scale, switchable dielectric metasurfaces", ACS Photonics 5, 2561-2567 (2018).
92. Q. Zhang, X. B. Cai, X. Yu, S. Carregal-Romero, W. J. Parak, R. Sachan, Y. Cai, N. Wang, Y. Zhu, D. Y. Lei*, "Electron energy-loss spectroscopy of spatial nonlocality and quantum tunneling effects in the bright and dark plasmon modes of gold nanosphere dimers", Advanced Quantum Technologies 1 (1), 1800016 (2018).
91. R. Hu, S. L. Zhou, Y. Li, D. Y. Lei, X. B. Luo*, C.-W. Qiu*, "Illusion thermotics", Advanced Materials 30, 1707237 (2018).
90. F. F. Qin, C. X. Xu*, D. Y. Lei, S. Q. Li, J. Liu, Q. X. Zhu, Q. N. Cui, D. T. You, A. G. Manohari, Z. Zhu, F. Chen, "Interfacial control of ZnO microrod for whispering gallery mode lasing", ACS Photonics 5, 2313-2319 (2018).
89. F. H. Shi, M. Qiu, L. Zhang, E. Y. Lam, D. Y. Lei*, "Multiplane illumination enabled by Fourier-transform metasurfaces for high-speed light-sheet microscopy", ACS Photonics 5 (5), 1676-1684 (2018).
88. Q. Zhang, G.-C. Li, T. W. Lo, D. Y. Lei*, "Polarization-resolved optical response of plasmonic particle-on-film nanocavities", Journal of Optics 20, 024010 (2018) - Invited contribution to the "Emerging Leaders" edition of Journal of Optics.

Publications in 2017

87. N. Q. Fu#, Z. Y. Bao#, Y.-L. Zhang, G. G. Zhang, S. M. Ke, P. Lin, J. Y. Dai, W. F. Li, H. T. Huang*, D. Y. Lei*, "Panchromatic thin film perovskite solar cells with broadband plasmonic absorption enhancement and efficient light scattering management by Au@Ag core-shell nanocuboids", Nano Energy 41, 654-664 (2017).
86. F.-W. Kang#, J. J. He#, T. Y. Sun, Z. Y. Bao, F. Wang, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmonic dual-enhancement and precise color tuning of gold nanorod@SiO2 coupled core-shell-shell upconversion nanocrystals", Advanced Functional Materials 27, 1701842 (2017).
85. J. Liu, T. W. Lo, J. H. Sun, C. T. Yip, C. H. Lam, D. Y. Lei*, "A comprehensive comparison study on the vibrational and optical properties of CVD-grown and mechanically exfoliated few-layered WS2", Journal of Materials Chemistry C 5 (43), 11239-11245 (2017).
84. Y.-L. Zhang, J. B. Pendry, D. Y. Lei*, "Radial anistropy from a geometric viewpoint: Topological sigularity and effective medium realization", Physical Review B 96, 035430 (2017).
83. G.-C. Li, Y.-L. Zhang, J. Jiang, Y. Luo, D. Y. Lei*, "Metal substrate mediated plasmon hybridization in a nanoparticle dimer for photoluminescence linewidth shrinking and intensity enhancement", ACS Nano 11(3), 3067-3080 (2017).
82. Z. Y. Bao, W. Zhang, Y.-L. Zhang, J. J. He, J. Y. Dai, C.-T. Yeung, G.-L. Law, D. Y. Lei*, "Interband absorption enhanced optical activity in discrete Au@Ag core–shell nanocuboids: probing extended helical conformation of chemisorbed cysteine molecules", Angewandte Chemie International Edition 129(5), 1303-1308 (2017).
81. J. J. He, W. Zheng, F. Ligmajer, C.-F. Chan, Z. Y. Bao, K.-L. Wong, X. Y. Chen, J. H. Hao, J. Y. Dai, S.-F. Yu, D. Y. Lei*, "Plasmonic enhancement and polarization dependence of nonlinear upconversion emissions from single gold nanorod@SiO2@CaF2:Yb3+,Er3+ hybrid core-shell-satellite nanostructures", Light: Science & Applications 6, e16217 (2017) - Editors' selection of papers from China's academic journals by National Science Review and selected as Top Cited Paper in 2019.

Publications in 2016

80. S. Zhang#, G.-C. Li#, Y. Chen#, X. Liu, S.-D. Liu*, D. Y. Lei*, H. Duan*, "Pronounced Fano resonance in single gold split nanodisks with 15-nm split gaps for intensive second-harmonic generation", ACS Nano 10(12), 11105-11114 (2016).
79. F. Kang, L. Li, J. Han, D. Y. Lei, M. Peng, "Emission color tuning through manipulating the energy transfer from VO43- to Eu3+ in single-phased LuVO4:Eu3+ Phosphor", Journal of Materials Chemistry C 5, 390-398 (2017).
78. H. Zhang, F. Kang, Y. Zhao, M. Peng, D. Y. Lei, X. Yang, "The role of oxygen defect on bismuth doped ScVO4 matrix: Tuning luminescence by hydrogen treatment", Journal of Materials Chemistry C 5, 314-321 (2017).
77. F. R. Tan, N. Wang, D. Y. Lei, W. Yu, X. M. Zhang, "Plasmonic black absorbers for enhanced photocurrent of visible-light photocatalysis", Advanced Optical Materials 5, 1600399 (2016) - selected as Back Cover Article.
76. J. H. Sun, Y.-J. Gu, D. Y. Lei*, S. P. Lau, W.-T. Wong, K.-Y. Wong, H. L.-W. Chan, "Mechanistic understanding of excitation-correlated nonlinear optical properties in MoS2 nanosheets and nanodots: The role of exciton resonance", ACS Photonics 3, 2434-2444 (2016).
75. F. Kang, M. Peng*, D. Y. Lei*, Q. Zhang, "Recoverable and unrecoverable Bi3+-related photoemissions induced by thermal expansion and contraction in LuVO4:Bi3+ and ScVO4:Bi3+ compounds", Chemistry of Materials 28, 7807-7815 (2016).
74. G. Y. Jia*, Y. Liu, J. Y. Gong, D. Y. Lei*, D. L. Wang, Z. X. Huang, "Excitonic quantum confinement modified optical conductivity of monolayer and few-layered MoS2", Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4, 8822-8828 (2016).
73. Y. D. Hou, H. M. Leung, C. T. Chan, J. L. Du, H. L.-W. Chan, D. Y. Lei*, "Ultra-broadband optical superchirality in a three-dimensional stacked-patch plasmonic metamaterial designed by two-step glancing angle deposition", Advanced Functional Materials 26, 7807-7816 (2016).
72. S. Pechprasarn, S. Learkthanakhachon, G. G. Zheng, H. Shen, D. Y. Lei*, M. G. Somekh*, "Grating-coupled Otto configuration for hybridized surface phonon polariton excitation for local refractive index sensitivity enhancement", Optics Express 24, 19517-19530 (2016).
71. C. T. Yip, X. L. Liu, Y. Hou, W. Xie, J. He, S. Schlücker, D. Y. Lei*, H. T. Huang*, "Strong competition between electromagnetic enhancement and surface-energy-transfer induced quenching in plasmonic dye-sensitized solar cells: a generic yet controllable effect", Nano Energy 26, 297-304 (2016).
70. F. Kang, H. Zhang, L. Wondraczek, X. Yang, Y. Zhang, D. Y. Lei, M. Peng*, "Band-gap modulation in single Bi3+-doped Y-Sc-Nb-vanadates for color tuning over the whole visible spectrum", Chemistry of Materials 28, 2692-2703 (2016) - selected as Highly Cited Paper by Web of Science, top 1% in the academic field of Materials Science.
69. Z. Yang, G. Cao, A. Shang, D. Y. Lei, C. Zhang, P. Gao*, J. Ye, X. Li*, "Enhanced photoelectrical response of hydrogenated amorphous silicon single-nanowire solar cells by front-opening crescent design", Nanoscale Research Letters 11, 233 (2016).
68. K. Chen, X. Zhang, Y.-L. Zhang,D. Y. Lei, H. Li, T. Williams, D. R. MacFarlane*, "Highly ordered Ag/Cu hybrid nanostructure arrays for ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy", Advanced Materials Interfaces 3, 1600115 (2016).
67. G.-C. Li, Y.-L. Zhang, D. Y. Lei*, "Hybrid plasmonic gap modes in metal film-coupled dimers and their physical origins revealed by polarization resolved dark-field spectroscopy", Nanoscale 8(13), 7199-7126 (2016).
66. S.-D. Liu, E. S. P. Leong, G.-C. Li, Y. Hou, J. Deng, J. H. Teng, H. C. Ong, D. Y. Lei*, "Polarization independent multiple Fano resonances in plasmonic nonamers for multimode-matching enhanced multiband second-harmonic generation", ACS Nano 10(1), 1442-1453 (2016).

Publications in 2015

65. J. L. Duan#, D. Y. Lei#*, F. Chen, S. P. Lau, W. I. Milne, M. E. Toimil-Molares, C. Trautmann, J. Liu*, "Vertically-aligned single-crystal nano-cone arrays: Controlled fabrication and enhanced field emission", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8, 472-479 (2016).
64. J. L. Duan, J. Liu, Y.-L. Zhang, C. Trautmann, D. Y. Lei*, "Surface plasmonic spectroscopy revealing the oxidation dynamics of copper nanowires embedded in polycarbonate ion-track templates", Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4(18), 3956-3962 (2016) - Invited contribution to the themed issue of "Emerging Investigators: Novel design strategies for new functional materials" by Journal of Materials Chemistry.
63. X. Huang, Y. Zhu, X. Zhang*, Z. Bao, D. Y. Lei, W. Yu, J. Dai, Y. Wang, "Clam-inspired nanoparticle immobilization method using adhesive tape as microchip substrate", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 222, 106-111 (2015).
62. D. Y. Lei#*, L. Zhang#, H. C. Ong, "Surface plasmon polariton cross coupling enhanced forward emission from insulator-metal-capped ZnO films", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7, 23496-23500 (2015).
61. X. Liu, D. Y. Lei*, "Simultaneous excitation and emission enhancements in upconversion luminescence using plasmonic double-resonant gold nanorods", Scientific Reports 5, 15235 (2015).
60. D. Y. Lei*, K. Appavoo, F. Ligmajer, Y. Sonnefraud, R. F. Haglund, S. A. Maier, "Optically triggered plasmonic memory effect in a hybrid phase-changing structure", ACS Photonics 2, 1306-1313 (2015).
59. F. Chen#, D. Y. Lei#*, "Experimental realization of extreme heat flux concentration with easy-to-made thermal metamaterials", Scientific Reports 5, 11552 (2015).
58. S. Y. Choi, C. T. Yip, G.-C. Li, D. Y. Lei, K. H. Fung, S. F. Yu*, J. H. Hao*, "Photoluminescence enhancement in few-layer WS2 films via Au nanoparticles", AIP Advances 5, 067148 (2015).
57. W. A. Okell*, T. Witting, D. Fabris, C. A. Arrell, J. Hengster, S. Ibrahimkutty, A. Seiler, M. Barthelmess, S. Stankow, D. Y. Lei, Y. Sonnefraud, M. Rahmani, Th. Uphues, S. A. Maier, J. P. Marangos, J. W. G. Tish, "Temporal broardening of attosecond photoelectron wavepackets from solid surfaces", Optica 2, 383 (2015).
56. Z. Yang, X. Li*, D. Y. Lei, A. Shang, S. Wu, "Omnidirectional absorption enhancement of symmetry-broken crescent-deformed single-nanowire photovoltaic cells", Nano Energy 13, 9-17 (2015).
55. X. Zhang#, Y. Zheng#, X. Liu, W. Lu, J. Dai, D. Y. Lei*, D. R. Macfarlane*, "Hierarchical porous plasmonic metamaterials for reproducible ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy", Advanced Materials 27, 1090-1096 (2015).
54. S. Lyu, D. Y. Lei, W. Liu, H. Yao, D. Mo, Y. Chen, P. Hu, Y. Sun, J. Liu*, J. L. Duan*, "Cyanide-free preparation of gold nanowires: controlled crystallinity, crystallographic orientation and enhanced field emission", RSC Advance 5, 32103-32109 (2015).
53. Y. Zhou, Z. Ren*, H. Fan, X. Xu*, X. Zheng, D. Y. Lei, M. Qi, W. Li, J. Bai, "Solution-processable reduced graphene oxide films as broadband terahertz wave impedance matching layer", J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 2548-2556 (2015).
52. J. Li, X. Li, P. Zhao, D. Y. Lei, W. Li, J. Bai, Z. Ren*, X. Xu*, "Searching for magnetism in pyrrolic N-doped graphene synthesized via hydrothermal reaction", Carbon 84, 460-468 (2015).

Publications in 2014

51. M. Konig#, M. Rahmani#, L. Zhang#, D. Y. Lei*, T. R. Roschuk, V. Giannini, C.-W. Qiu, M. Hong, S. Schlücker, S. A. Maier, "Unveiling the correlation between nanometer-thick molecular monolayer sensitivity and near-field enhancement and localization in coupled plasmonic oligomers", ACS Nano 8 (9), 9188-9198 (2014) – highlighted by
50. Z. Y. Bao, X. Liu, Y. Chen, Y. C. Wu, H. L. W. Chan, J. Dai*, D. Y. Lei*, "Quantitative SERS detection of low-concentration aromatic polychlorinated biphenyl-77 and 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene", Journal of Hazardous Materials280, 706-712 (2014).
49. Z. Y. Bao#, D. Y. Lei#*, R. Jiang, X. Liu, J. Dai, J. F. Wang, H. L. W. Chan, Y. H. Tsang*, "Bifunctional Au@Pt core-shell nanostructures for in-situ monitoring of catalytic reactions by surface-enhanced Raman scattering spectroscopy", Nanoscale 6, 9063-9070 (2014).
48. K. Li , X. Li*, D. Y. Lei, S. Wu, C. Wang, Y. Zhan, "Plasmon gap mode-assisted third-harmonic generation from metal film-coupled nanowires", Applied Physics Letters 104, 261105 (2014).
47. Y. Zhan, X. Li, D. Y. Lei, S. Wu, C. Wang, Y. Li, "Enhanced photoresponsivity of germanium single nanowire photodetectors confined within a superwavelength metallic slit", ACS Photonics 1, 483-488 (2014).
46. C. Wan, K. Huang, T. Han, E. S. P. Leong, W. Ding, L. Zhang, T.-S. Yeo, X. Yu, J. Teng, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, B. Luk’yanchuk, S. Zhang, C.-W. Qiu*, "Three‐dimensional visible‐light capsule enclosing perfect supersized darkness via antiresolution", Laser & Photonics Reviews 8, 743-749 (2014).
45. Z. Yong#, D. Y. Lei#*, C. H. Lam, Y. Wang*, "Ultrahigh refractive index sensing performance of plasmonic quadrupole resonances in gold nanoparticles", Nanoscale Research Letters 9, 187 (2014).
44. Y. D. Zhao#, X. Liu#, D. Y. Lei*, Y. Chai*, "Effects of surface roughness of Ag thin films on surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of graphene: spatial nonlocality and physisorption strain", Nanoscale 6 (3), 1311-1317 (2014).
43. Z. Y. Bao, X. Liu, J. Dai, Y. C. Wu, Y. H. Tsang*, D. Y. Lei*, "In situ SERS monitoring of photocatalytic organic decomposition using recyclable TiO2-coated Ag nanowire arrays", Applied Surface Science 301, 351-357 (2014).
42. Z.-K. Zhou#, D. Y. Lei#, J. Liu#, X. Liu, J. Xue, Q. Zhu, H. Chen, T. Liu, Y. Li, X. Wang, "Shaping emission spectral profile of quantum dots with periodic dielectric and metallic nanostructures", Advanced Optical Materials 2, 56-64 (2014), selected as Inside Cover Article and highlighted in Materials Views China.
41. Y. Zhan#, D. Y. Lei#*, X. Li*, S. A. Maier, "Plasmonic fano resonances in nanohole quadrumers for ultra-sensitive refractive index sensing", Nanoscale 6, 4705-4715 (2014).
40. M. Rahmani#, A. E. Miroshnichenko#, D. Y. Lei#, B. Luk’yanchuk, M. I. Tribelsky, A. I. Kuznetsov, Y. S. Kivshar, Y. Francescato, V. Giannini, M. Hong, S. A. Maier, "Beyond the hybridization effects in plasmonic nanostructures: Diffraction-induced enhanced absorption and scattering", Small 10, 576-583 (2014).

Publications in 2013

39. L. Du, D. Y. Lei, G. Yuan, H. Fang, X. Zhang, Q. Wang, D. Tang, C. Min, S. A. Maier, X. Yuan*, "Mapping plasmonic near-field profiles and interferences by surface-enhanced Raman scattering", Scientific Reports 3, 3064 (2013).
38. Z. Y. Bao, J. Dai, D. Y. Lei*, Y. C. Wu*, "In-situ and room-temperature synthesis of ultra-long Ag nanoparticles-decorated Ag molybdate nanowires as high-sensitivity SERS substrates", Applied Surface Science 287, 404-410 (2013).
37. Z. Y. Bao, J. Dai, D. Y. Lei*, Y. C. Wu*, "Maximizing surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensitivity of surfactant-free Ag-Fe3O4 nanocomposites through optimization of silver nanoparticle density and magnetic self-assembly", Journal of Applied Physics 114, 124305 (2013).
36. X. Yu#, D. Y. Lei#, F. Amin, R. Hartmann, G. P. Acuna, A. Guerrero-Martínez, S. A. Maier, P. Tinnefeld, S. Carregal-Romero, W. J. Parak, "Distance control in-between plasmonic nanoparticles via biological and polymeric spacers", Nano Today 8 (5), 480-493 (2013).
35. S. M. Han, G. X. Li*, D. Y. Lei*, K. W. Cheah*, "Efficient energy exchange between plasmon and cavity modes via Rabi-analogue splitting in a hybrid plasmonic nanocavity", Nanoscale 5, 9129-9133 (2013).
34. R. A. Ganeev*, D. Y. Lei, C. Hutchison, T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, T. R. Roschuk, S. A. Maier, J. W. G. Tisch, J. P. Marangos, "Extended homogeneous nano-ripple formation during interaction of few-cycle pulses with moving silicon wafer", Applied Physics A, 112, 457-462 (2013).
33. T. Han, J. Zhao, T. Yuan, D. Y. Lei, B. Li, and C.-W. Qiu*, "Theoretical realization of an ultra-efficient thermal-energy harvesting cell made of natural materials", Energy & Environmental Science 6, 3537 (2013), Back Cover Article.
32. R. A. Ganeev, C. Hutchison, I. Lopez-Quintas, F. McGrath, D. Y. Lei, M. Castillejo, J. P. Marangos, "Ablation of nanoparticles and efficient harmonic generation using 1 kHz laser", Physical Review A 88, 033803 (2013).
31. C. Hutchison, R. A. Ganeev, M. Castillejo, I. Lopez-Quintas, A. Zair, S. J. Weber, F. McGrath, Z. Abdelrahman, M. Oppermann, M. Martin, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, J. W. G. Tisch, J. P. Marangos*, "Comparison of high-order harmonic generation in uracil and thymine ablation plumes", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 12308-12313 (2013).

Publications in 2012 and before

30. M. A. Markus#, D. Y. Lei#, L. Wondraczek, V. Naval, S. A. Maier, "Hybrid nanoparticle-microcavity based plasmonic nanoprobes with simultaneous local and remote sensing abilities", Nature Communications 3, 1108 (2012).
29. Y. Luo#, D. Y. Lei#, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Transformation-optics description of plasmonic nanostructures containing blunt edges/corners: from symmetric to asymmetric edge rounding", ACS Nano 6, 6492 (2012).
28. D. Y. Lei, J. T. K. Wan, H. C. Ong*, "Numerical and analytical evaluations of the sensing sensitivity of waveguide mode in one-dimensional metallic gratings", Nanotechnology 23, 275501 (2012) – highlighted by
27. M. Rahmani#, D. Y. Lei#, V. Giannini, B. Luk'yanchuk, M. Ranjbar, T. Y. F. Liew, M. Hong*, S. A. Maier*, "Subgroup decomposition of plasmonic resonances in hybrid oligomers: modeling the resonance lineshape", Nano Letters 12(4), 2101-2106 (2012) – highlighted by Singapore A*Star Research magazine and Science Daily.
26. K. Appavoo#*, D. Y. Lei#, Y. Sonnefraud, B. Wang, S. T. Pantelides, S. A. Maier and R. F. Haglund, "Role of defects in phase transition of VO2 nanoparticles probed by plasmon resonance spectroscopy", Nano Letters 12, 780-786 (2012).
25. D. Y. Lei*, A. I. Fernandez-Dominguez*, Y. Sonnefraud, K. Appavoo, R. F. Haglund, J. B. Pendry, S. A. Maier, "Revealing plasmonic gap modes in particle-film system by dark-field spectroscopy", ACS Nano 6 (2), 1380-1386 (2012).
24. D. Y. Lei, S. Kena-Cohen*, B. Zou, P. K. Petrov, Y. Sonnefraud, J. Breeze, S. A. Maier, N. M. Alford, "Spectroscopic ellipsometry as an optical probe of strain evolution in ferroelectric thin films", Optics Express 20, 4419 (2012).
23. Y. Luo*, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Broadband light harvesting nanostructures insensitive to the edge bluntness", Physical Review Letters 108, 023901 (2012) – highlighted by
22. Y. Sonnefraud*, S. Kerman, G. Di Martino, D. Y. Lei and S. A. Maier, "Directional excitation of surface plasmon polaritons via nanoslits under varied incidence observed using leakage radiation microscopy", Optics Express 20, 4893 (2012) – Selected by Editor for publication in the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics.
21. R. A. Ganeev*, T. Witting, C. Hutchison, F. Frank, P. V. Redkin, W. A. Okell, D. Y. Lei, T. Roschuk, S. A. Maier, J. P. Marangos, J. W. G. Tisch, "Enhanced high-order harmonic generation in a carbon ablation plume", Physical Review A 85, 015807 (2012).
20. R. A. Ganeev*, C. Hutchison, T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, A. Zair, S. Weber, P. V. Redkin, D. Y. Lei, T. Roschuk, S. A. Maier, I. Lopez-Quintas, M. Martin, M. Castillejo, J. W. G. Tisch, J. P. Marangos, "High order harmonic generation in graphite plasma plume in the field of ultrashort laser pulses: systematic analysis of harmonics and plasma conditions", Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 45, 165402(13pp) (2012).
19. C. A. Arrell*, E. Skopalova, D. Y. Lei, T. Uphues, Y. Sonnefraud, W. A. Okell, F. Frank, T. Witting, S. A. Maier, J. W. G. Tisch, J. P. Marangos, "A system for conducting surface science with Attosecond pulses", Springer Proceedings in Physics 125, 359-363 (2012).
18. D. Y. Lei, A. Aubry*, Y. Luo, S. A. Maier, J.B. Pendry, "Plasmonic interactions between overlapping nanowires", ACS Nano 5, 597-607 (2011).
17. E. Skopalova*, D. Y. Lei, T. Witting, C. Arrell, F. Frank, Y. Sonnefraud, S. A. Maier, J. W. G. Tisch, J. P. Marangos, "Numerical simulation of attosecond nanoplasmonic streaking", New Journal of Physics 13, 083003(13pp) (2011) – IOP Select Article by Editor.
16. A. Aubry*, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendr, "Plasmonic hybridization between nanowires and a metallic surface: A transformation optics approach", ACS Nano 5, 3293-3308 (2011) – highlighted by In NANO in ACS Nano 5, 2417 (2011).
15. M. J. Zheng, D. Y. Lei, K. Yakubo and K. W. Yu, "Asymmetric propagation of optical signals in graded plasmonic chains", Plasmonics 6, 19-27 (2011).
14. A. Aubry, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Interaction between plasmonic nanoparticles revisited with transformation optics", Physical Review Letters 105, 233901 (2010) – highlighted by Nature Materials 10, 82 (2011).
13. D. Y. Lei*, K. Appavoo, Y. Sonnefraud, R. F. Haglund, S. A. Maier, "Single-particle plasmon resonance spectroscopy of phase transition in vanadium dioxide", Optics Letters 35, 3988 (2010).
12. D. Y. Lei*, A. Aubry, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Broadband nano-focusing of light using kissing nanowires", New Journal of Physics 12, 093030 (2010) – IOP Select Article by Editor and “Best of 2010” in New Journal of Physics.
11. D. Y. Lei#, J. Li#, A. I. Fernandez-Dominguez#, H. C. Ong, S. A. Maier, "Geometry dependence of surface plasmon polariton lifetimes in nanohole arrays", ACS Nano 4, 432-438 (2010).
10. A. Aubry, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Conformal transformation applied to plasmonics beyond the quasi-static limit", Physical Review B 82, 205109 (2010).
9. A. Aubry, D. Y. Lei, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Broadband plasmonic device concentrating the energy at the nanoscale: The crescent-shaped cylinder", Physical Review B 82, 125430 (2010).
8. A. Aubry*, D. Y. Lei, A. I. Fernandez-Dominguez, Y. Sonnefraud, S. A. Maier, J. B. Pendry, "Plasmonic light-harvesting devices over the whole visible spectrum", Nano Letters 10, 2754 (2010) – highlighted by Nature Materials 9, 534 (2010) and selected as Highly Cited Paper by Web of Science, top 1% in the academic field of Physics.
7. K. Appavoo, D. Y. Lei, Y. Sonnefraud, D. W. Ferrara, J. Nag, S. A. Maier, R. F. Haglund, "Spectral modulation of single plasmonic nanostructures", Proceedings of SPIE 7586, 758606 (2010).
6. J. Li, H. Lu, D. Y. Lei, J. T. K. Wan, J. B. Xu, H. P. Ho, M. Y. Waye, H. C. Ong*, "Dependence of surface plasmon lifetimes on the hole size in two-dimensional metallic arrays", Applied Physics Letters 94, 183112 (2009).
5. T. Sikola, R. D. Kekatpure, E. S. Barnard, J. S. White, P. Van Dorpe, L. Brinek*, O. Tomanec, J. Zlamal, D. Y. Lei, Y. Sonnefraud, S. A. Maier, J. Humlícek, M. L. Brongersma, "Mid-IR plasmonic antennas on silicon-rich oxinitride absorbing substrates: Nonlinear scaling of resonance wavelengths with antenna length", Applied Physics Letters 95, 253109 (2009).
4. D. Y. Lei*, S. Yu, "Design criteria for multipulse operation of a multisection Pulse Line Ion Accelerator", Physical Review Special Topics – Accelerators and Beams 10, 110401 (2007).
3. D. Y. Lei, H. C. Ong*, "Enhanced forward emission from ZnO via surface plasmons", Applied Physics Letters 91, 211107 (2007).
2. D. Y. Lei, J. Li, H. C. Ong*, "Tunable surface plasmon mediated emission from semiconductors by using metal alloys", Applied Physics Letters 91, 021112 (2007).
1. H. C. Ong*, D. Y. Lei, J. Li, "Surface plasmon mediated emission from metal/ZnO: an example for the fabrication of high brightness top-emitting light emitting diodes", Proceedings of SPIE 6474, Zinc Oxide Materials and Devices II, 64740V (2007).