Publications from our group (since 2002)


Invited Book Chapters

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

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2007

2006

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2002

Student's Thesis

Publication List

List of publications and citations can be found in Google Scholar in Dr. Chen's Researcher ID

Book and Invited Book Chapters
Z. Chen
, and R. Morandotti eds., Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Phenomena, Springer Series in Optical Sciences, Vol 171, ISBN 978-1-4614-3537-2 (Springer, 2012).
J. Yang, X. Wang, J. Wang and
Z. Chen
, "Light localization by defects in optically induced photonic structures", Invited Book Chapter, in "Nonlinearities in Periodic Structures and Metamaterials", C. Denz, S. Flach, and Y. Kivshar ed., (Springer, 2010).
J. Yang,and
Z. Chen
, "Controlling light in reconfigurable photonic lattices", Invited Book Chapter, in "Nonlinear Optics and Applications", H. Abdeldayem and D. O. Frazier ed., (Research Signpost, 2007).
Y. Hu, G. A. Siviloglo. P. Zhang, N.K. Efremidis, D. N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Generation and control of accelerating Airy beams", Invited Book Chapter, in "Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Phenomena", Z. Chen, and R. Morandotti eds. in press, (Springer, 2012).
P. Zhang, Cibo Lou, Yi Hu, Sheng Liu, Jianlin Zhao, Jingjun Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Spatial beam dynamics mediated by hybrid nonlinearity", Invited Book Chapter, in "Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Phenomena", Z. Chen, and R. Morandotti eds. in press, (Springer, 2012).

2016
A. Bezryadina, D. Preece, J.C Chen, and
Z. Chen
, "Optical disassembly of cellular clusters by tunable "tug-of-war" tweezers", Light: Science & Applications, 5, doi:10.1038/lsa.2016.158. (Featured Article)
T.S. Kelly, Y.X Ren, A Samadi, A Bezryadina, D Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Guiding and nonlinear coupling of light in plasmonic nanosuspensions", Optics Letters, 41 (16), pp. 3817-3820 (2016)
P. Ni, P. Zhang, X. Qi, J. Yang,
Z. Chen
, and W. Man , "Light localization and nonlinear beam transmission in specular amorphous photonic lattices", Opt. Express, 24, 2420-2426 (2016).
S. Xia, Y. Hu, D. Song, Y. Zong, L. Tang, and
Z. Chen
, "Demonstration of flat-band image transmission in optically induced Lieb photonic lattices", Optics Letters, 41 (7), 1435-1438(2016)
Y. Zong, S. Xia, L.Tang, D. Song, Y. Hu, Y.Pei, J. Su, Y. Li, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of localized flat-band states in Kagome photonic lattices", Opt. Express, 24 , 8877-8885 (2016)
B. Wetzel, D. Bongiovanni, M. Kues, Y. Hu,
Z. Chen
, S.Trillo, J. M. Dudley, S. Wabnitz and R. Morandotti , "Experimental Generation of Riemann Waves in Optics: A Route to Shock Wave Control", Phys. Rev. Lett., 117, 073902 (2016)
S Fardad, A Salandrino, A Samadi, M Heinrich,
Z. Chen
, D Christodoulides , "Scattering detection of a solenoidal Poynting vector field", Optics Letters, 41 (15), 3615-3618 (2016)
D. Bongiovanni, B. Wetzel, Y. Hu,
Z. Chen
and R. Morandotti , "Optimal compression and energy confinement of optical Airy bullets", Opt. Express, 24, pp. 3817-3820 (2016)
Z. Chen
, J. Xu, Y. Hu, D. Song, Z. Zhang, J. Zhao, Y. Liang , "Control and Novel Applications of Self-Accelerating Beams", ACTA OPTICA SINICA, 36, 1026009 (2016)
A. Bezryadina, D. Preece, J.C Chen, and
Z. Chen
, "'Tug-of-war' tweezers to fight biofilm", Opt. & Photonics News, December issue ("Optics in 2016")
2015
D. Song, V. Paltoglou, S. Liu, Y. Zhu, D. Gallardo, L. Tang, J. Xu, M. Ablowitz, N. K. Efremidis, and
Z. Chen
, "Unveiling pseudospin and angular momentum in photonic graphene", Nature Communications, 6, Article number: 6272 doi:10.1038/ncomms7272. (2015)
Y. Hu, A. Tehranchi, S. Wabnitz, R. Kashyap,
Z. Chen
, and R. Morandotti , "Improved Intra-Pulse Raman Scattering Control via Asymmetric Airy Pulses", Phys. Rev. Lett., 114, 073901 (2015).
V.Paltoglou,
Z. Chen
, and N.K. Efremidis , "Composite multi-vortex diffraction-free beams and van Hove singularities in honeycomb lattices", Opt. Lett., 40, 1037 (2015).
S. Xia, D. Song, Y. Zong, L. Tang, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of self-trapping and rotation of higher-band gap solitons in two-dimensional photonic lattices", Opt. Express, 23, 4397-4405 (2015).
J. Zhao, I. D. Chremmos, D. Song, D. N. Christodoulides, N. K. Efremidis and
Z. Chen
, , "Curved singular beams for three-dimensional particle manipulation", Scientific Reports, accepted (2015).
M. Clerici, Y. Hu, P. Lassonde, C. Milián, A. Couairon, D. Christodoulides,
Z. Chen
, L. Razzari, F.Vidal, F. Légaré, D.Faccio, R. Morandotti, , "Laser-Assisted Guiding of Electric Discharges around Objects", Science advances, accepted (2015).
J. Zhao, I. D. Chremmos, Z. Zhang, Y. Hu, D. Song, P. Zhang, N. K. Efremidis and
Z. Chen
, , "Specially shaped Bessel-like self-accelerating beams along predesigned trajectories", Sci. Bull., doi:10.1007/s11434-015-0792-1 (2015).
D. Song, S. Liu, V. Paltoglou, D. Gallardo, L. Tang, J. Zhao, J. Xu, N. K. Efremidis, and
Z. Chen
, "Controlled generation of pseudospin-mediated vortices in photonic graphene", 2D Materials, Accepted 2015).
D. Bongiovanni1, Y. Hu, B. Wetzel, R. A. Robles, G. M. González, E. A. Marti-Panameño,
Z. Chen
, and R. Morandotti , "Efficient Optical Energy Harvesting in Self-Accelerating Beams", Scientific Reports, 5, 13197; doi:10.1038/srep13197 (2015).
Y. Lumer, Y. Liang, R. Schley, I. Kaminer, E. Greenfield, D. Song, X. Zhang, J. Xu,
Z. Chen
, and M. Segev , "Incoherent self-accelerating beams", Optica, 2, 886 (2015).
Y. Liang, Y. Hu, D. Song, C. Lou, X. Zhang,
Z. Chen
, and J. Xu , "Image signal transmission with Airy beams", Optics Letters, 40, pp. 5686-5689 (2015).
J. Zhao, I. D. Chremmos, D. Song, D. N. Christodoulides, N. K. Efremidis, and
Z. Chen
, "Spiraling particles by fine-shaped dynamical singular beams", Opt. & Photonics News, December issue ("Optics in 2015").
2014
Y. Plotnik, M. C. Rechtsman, D. Song, M. Heinrich, J. M. Zeuner, S. Nolte, N. Malkova, J. Xu, A. Szameit,
Z. Chen
, and M. Segev , "Observation of unconventional edges states in photonic graphene", Nature Material, 13, 57 (2014).
X. Qi, K.G. Makris, R. El-Ganainy, P. Zhang, J. Bai, D. N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of accelerating Wannier-Stark beams in optically induced photonic lattices", Opt. Lett., 39, 1065-1068 (2014).
K. G. Makris, I. Kaminer, R. El-Ganainy, N. K. Efremidis,
Z. Chen
, M. Segev, and D.N. Christodoulides , "Accelerating diffraction-free beams in photonic lattices", Opt. Lett., 39, 2129-2132 (2014).
Y. Liang, Y. Hu, Z. Ye, D. Song, C. Lou, X. Zhang, J. Xu, R. Morandotti, and
Z. Chen
, "Dynamical 2D deformed Airy beams with arbitrary angles between two wings", J Opt. Soc. Am A, 31(7): 1468-72 (2014).
S. Fardad, A. Salandrino, M. Heinrich, P. Zhang,
Z. Chen
, and D.N. Christodoulides , "Plasmonic Resonant Solitons in Metallic Nanosuspensions", Nano Letters, 14, 2498-2504 (2014).
V. Smith, B. Leung, P. Cala,
Z. Chen
, and W. Man , "Giant tunable self-defocusing nonlinearity and dark soliton attraction observed in m-cresol/nylon thermal solutions", Opt. Mater. Express, 4, 1807-1812 (2014).
Y. Gao, D. Song, S. Chu, and
Z. Chen
, "Artificial Graphene and Related Photonic Lattices Generated With a Simple Method", IEEE Photonics Journal, 6, paper 2201806 (2014).
Akbar Samadi, Chensong Zhang, Joseph Chen, S. N. S. Reihani, and
Z. Chen
, "Evaluating the toxic effect of an antimicrobial agent on single bacterial cells with optical tweezers", Biomed. Opt Express, 6, 112-117 (2014).
2013
D. Deng, Y. Gao, J. Zhao, P. Zhang, and
Z. Chen
, "Three-dimensional nonparaxial beams in parabolic rotational coordinates", Opt. Lett., 38, 3934-3936 (2013).
Y. Hu, D. Bongiovanni,
Z. Chen
, and R. Morandotti , "Multi-path multi-component self-accelerating beams through spectrum-engineered position mapping", Phys. Rev. A, accepted (2013).
W. Man, S. Fardad, Z. Zhang, J. Prakash, M. Lau*,, P. Zhang, M. Heinrich, D. N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Engineered optical nonlinearities and enhanced light transmission in soft-matter systems with tunable polarizabilities", Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 218302 (2013).
M. C. Rechtsman, Y. Plotnik, J. M. Zeuner, D. Song,
Z. Chen
, A. Szameit, and M. Segev , "Topological Creation and Destruction of Edge States in Photonic Graphene", Phys. Rev. Lett., accepted (2013).
R. Driben, Y. Hu,
Z. Chen
, B. A. Malomed, and R. Morandotti , "Inversion and tight focusing of Airy pulses under the action of third-order dispersion", Opt. Lett., accepted (2013).
Y. Hu, D. Bongiovanni,
Z. Chen
, and R. Morandotti , "Zigzag self-accelerating beams by combined phase and amplitude modulation in the Fourier space", Opt. Lett., accepted (2013).
S. Fardad, M. S. Mills, P. Zhang. W. Man,
Z. Chen
, and D.N. Christodoulides , "Interactions between self-channeled optical beams in soft-matter systems with artificial nonlinearities", Opt. Lett., accepted (2013).
Juanying Zhao, Peng Zhang, Dongmei Deng, Jingjiao Liu, Yuanmei Gao, Ioannis D. Chremmos, Nikolaos K. Efremidis, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and
Zhigang Chen
, "Observation of self-accelerating Bessel-like optical beams along arbitrary trajectories", Opt. Lett. , 38, 498-500 (2013).
Yi Hu, Ming Li, Domenico Bongiovanni, Matteo Clerici, Jianping Yao,
Zhigang Chen
, José Azaña, and Roberto Morandotti , "Spectrum to distance mapping via nonlinear Airy pulses", Opt. Lett. , 38, 380-382 (2013).
Ze Zhang, Peng Zhang, Matthew Mills,
Zhigang Chen
, D. N. Christodoulides, and Jingjiao Liu , "Trapping aerosols with optical bottle arrays generated through a superposition of multiple Airy beams", Chin. Opt. Lett. , 11, 033502 (2013).
Yi Liang, Zhuoyi Ye, Daohong Song, Cibo Lou, Xinzheng Zhang, Jingjun Xu, and
Zhigang Chen
, "Generation of linear and nonlinear propagation of three-Airy beams", Opt. Express , 21, 1615-1622 (2013).
Z. Zhang, J.J. Liu, P. Zhang, P.G. Ni, J, Prakash, Y. Hu, D.S. Jiang, D.N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Generation of autofocusing beams with multi-Airy beams", ACTA PHYSICA SINICA , 62, 034209 (2013).
2012
P. Zhang, D. Hernandez*, D. Cannan*, Y. Hu, S. Fardad, S. Huang*, J. Chen, D. N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Rotating Beads and Bacteria with Moiré-based Optical Tweezers", Opt. & Photonics News, December issue ("Optics in 2012") (2012). [Download PDF]
I. D. Chremmos, Z. Chen, D. N. Christodoulides, and
N.K. Efremidis
, "Bessel-like optical beams with arbitrary trajectories", Opt. Lett. , 37, 23 (2012). [Download PDF]
P. Zhang, Y. Hu, T. Li, D. Cannan*, X. Yin, R. Morandotti, Z. Chen, and
X. Zhang
, "Nonparaxial Mathieu and Weber Accelerating Beams", Phys. Rev. Lett. , 109, 193901 (2012).
P. Zhang, Yi Hu, D. Cannan*, A. Salandrino, T. Li, R. Morandotti, X. Zhang, and
Z. Chen
, "Generation of linear and nonlinear nonparaxial accelerating beams", Opt. Lett. , 37, 2820 (2012). [Download PDF]
Z. Zhang, D. Cannan*, P. Zhang, J. Liu, D.N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of trapping and transporting air-borne particles with a single optical beam", Opt. Express , 20, 16212 (2012). [Download PDF]
Y. Hu, Z. Sun, D. Bongiovanni, D. Song, C. Lou, J. Xu,
Z. Chen
, and R. Morandotti , "Reshaping the trajectory and spectrum of nonlinear Airy beams", Opt. Lett. , 37, xxx (2012). [Download PDF]
P. Zhang, D. Cannan*, S. Fardad, J. Chen, and
Z. Chen
, "Rotating beads and bacteria with optical tweezers based on propelling beams", Biomedical Opt. Express , 3, 1892 (2012). [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, M. Segev, D.N. Christodoulides , "Optical spatial solitons: historical overview and recent advances", Invited review paper, Rep. Prog. Phys. , 75, xxx (2012). [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, "Viewpoint: Light Bends Itself into an Arc", Physics , 5, 44 (2012). [Download PDF]
J. Yang, D. Gallardo, A. Miller, and
Z. Chen
, "Elimination of transverse instability in stripe solitons by one-dimensional lattices", Opt. Lett. , 37, 1571-1573 (2012). [Download PDF]
S. Liu, Y. Hu, P. Zhang, X. Gan, C. Lou, D. Song, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Symmetry-breaking diffraction and dynamic self-trapping in optically induced hexagonal photonic lattices", App. Phys. Lett. , 100, 061907 (2012). [Download PDF]
I. Chremmos,
Z. Chen
, D. Christodoulides, and N. Efremidis , "Abruptly autofocusing and autodefocusing optical beams with arbitrary casutics", Phys. Rev. A , 85, 023828 (2012). [Download PDF]
D. Song, C. Lou, Z. Ye, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Experiments on Linear and Nonlinear Localization of Optical Vortices in Optically Induced Photonic Lattices", Int. Journal of Opt., 2012 273857 (2012). [Download PDF]
S. Liu, Y. Hu, P. Zhang, X. Gan, C. Lou, D. Song, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Tunable self-shifting Bloch modes in anisotropic hexagonal photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. , 37, 2184-2186 (2011). [Download PDF]
2011
J. Yang, P. Zhang, M. Yoshihara*, Y. Hu, and
Z. Chen
, "Image transmission using stable solitons of arbitrary shapes in photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. , 36, 772-744 (2011). [Download PDF]
J. Wang, A. Miller*, M. Ye, Y. Hu, C. Lou, P. Zhang,
Z. Chen
, and J. Yang , "Nonlinear beam deflection in photonic lattices with negative defects", Phys. Rev. , A 83, 033836 (2011). [Download PDF]
P. Zhang, Z. Zhang, Jai Prakash, S. Huang*, D. Hernandez*, M. Salazar*, D.N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Trapping and transporting aerosols with a single optical bottle beam generated by moiré techniques", Opt. Lett. , 36, 1491-1493 (2011). [Download PDF]
S. Liu, Y. Hu, P. Zhang, X. Gan, F. Xiao, C. Lou, D. Song, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Anomalous interactions of spatial gap solitons in optically induced photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. , 36, 1167-1169 (2011). [Download PDF]
P. Zhang, N.K. Efremidis, A. Miller*, Peigen Ni, and
Z. Chen
, "Reconfigurable 3D photonic lattices by optical induction for optical control of beam propagation", Appl. Phys. B, 104: 553-560 (2011). (Invited paper)
P. Zhang, J. Prakash, Z. Zhang, M.S. Mills, N.K. Efremidis, D.N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Trapping and guiding micro-particles with morphing auto-focusing Airy beams", Opt. Lett. , 36, 2883-2885 (2011). [Download PDF]
P. Zhang, S. Wang, Y. Liu, X. Yin, C. Lu,
Z. Chen
, X. Zhang, "Plasmonic Airy beams with dynamically controlled trajectories", Opt. Lett. , 36,3191-3193 (2011). [Download PDF]
Z. Ye, S. Liu, C. Lou, P. Zhang, Y. Hu, D. Song, J. Zhao,
Z. Chen
, "Acceleration control of Airy beams with optically induced refractive-index gradient", Opt. Lett. , 36,3230-3232 (2011). [Download PDF]
R. El-Ganainy, K.G. Makris, M. Ali Miri, D.N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Discrete beam acceleration in uniform waveguide arrays", Phys. Rev. A, 84, 023842 (2011). [Download PDF]
I. Chremmos, P. Zhang, J. Prakash, N.K. Efremidis, D.N. Christodoulides, and
Z. Chen
, "Fourier-space generation of abruptly autofocusing beams and optical bottle beams", Opt. Lett. , 36, 3675-3677 (2011). [Download PDF]
2010
Y. Hu, S. Huang, P. Zhang, C. Lou, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Persistence and break-down of Airy beams driven by an initial nonlinearity", Opt. Lett. , 35, 3952 (2010).
P. Zhang, N. K. Efremidis, A. Miller, Y. Hu, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of coherent destruction of tunneling and unusual beam dynamics due to negative coupling in three-dimensional photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. , 35, 3252 (2010).
P. Zhang, S. Huang, Y. Hu, D. Hernandez, and
Z. Chen
, "Generation and nonlinear self-trapping of optical propelling beams", Opt. Lett. , 35, 3129 (2010). (Featured on cover)
Simon Huang, Peng Zhang, Xiaosheng Wang, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of soliton interaction and planet-like orbiting in Bessel-like photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. , 35, 2284 (2010).
Yi Hu, Peng Zhang, Simon Huang, Cibo Lou, Jingjun Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Linear and nonlinear control of ballistic trajectory of Airy beams", Proc. SPIE , 7782, 778207 (2010).
Yi Hu, Peng Zhang, Cibo Lou, Simon Huang, Jingjun Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Optimal control of the ballistic motion of Airy beams", Opt. Lett. , 35, 2260 (2010).
D. Song, C. Lou, K. Law, L.Tang, Z. Ye, P.G. Kevrekidis, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Self-trapping of optical vortices at the surface of an induced semi-infinite photonic lattice", Opt. Express , 18, 5873 (2010).
P. Zhang, C. Lou, S. Liu, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Tuning of Bloch modes, diffraction and refraction by two-dimensional lattice reconfiguration", Optics Letters , 35, 892 (2010).
P. Zhang, C. Lou, X. Wang, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Incomplete Brillouin zone spectra and controlled Bragg reflection with ionic-type photonic lattices", Phys. Rev. A, Rapid Commun. , 81(4): 041801(R) (2010).
Nikolaos K. Efremidis, Peng Zhang,
Z. Chen
, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, Christian E. Ruter, and Detlef Kip , "Wave propagation in waveguide arrays with alternating positive and negative couplings", Phys. Rev. A, 81, 053817 (2010).
Yi Hu, Cibo Lou, Peng Zhang, Jingjun Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Saddle lattice solitons: a perfect balance between hybrid nonlinearity and anisotropic diffraction", Laser & Optoelectronics Progress (Chinese Optics 2009, in Chinese) , 47, 03SC06 (2010).
Daohong Song, Xiaosheng Wang, Daniel Shuldman, Jiandong Wang, Liqin Tang, Cibo Lou, Jingjun Xu, Jianke Yang, and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of bandgap guidance of optical vortices in a tunable negative defect", Opt. Lett., 35, 2106 (2010).
Yi Hu, Robert Egger, Peng Zhang, xiaosheng Wang, and
Z. Chen
, "Interface solitons excited between a simple lattice and a superlattice", Opt. Express, 18, 14679 (2010).
E. Evgenieva, D. Song, A. Bezryadina, P. Zhang,
Z. Chen
and N.B. Abraham , "Self-trapping and stabilization of double-charged optical vortices in optically-induced periodic structures", Journal of Modern Optics, 57, 1377 (2010).
2009
P. Zhang, C. Lou, S. Liu, F. Xiao, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Hybrid nonlinearity supported by nonconventionally biased photorefractive crystal", Applied Phys B, 95, 559 (2009).
H. Yi, C. Lou, P. Zhang, S. Liu, F. Xiao, J. Zhao, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Orientation-dependent excitations of lattice soliton trains with hybrid nonlinearity", Optics Letters, 34, 1114 (2009).
P. Zhang, R. Egger and
Z. Chen
, "Optical induction of three-dimensional photonic lattices and enhancement of discrete diffraction", Opt. Express, 17, 13151 (2009).
N. Malkova, I. Hromada, X. Wang, G. Bryant and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of optical Shockley-like surface states in photonic superlattices", Opt. Lett., 34, 1633 (2009).
X. Wang and
Z. Chen
, "Beam control and multi-color routing with spatial photonic defect modes", Opt. Express, 17, 16927 (2009).
H. Yi, C. Lou, P. Zhang, J. Xu, J. Yang and
Z. Chen
, "Saddle solitons: a balance between bi-diffraction and hybrid nonlinearity", Opt. Letters, 34, 3259 (2009).
N. Malkova, I. Hromada, X. Wang, G. Bryant and
Z. Chen
, "Transition between Tamm-like and Shockley-like surface states in optically induced photonic superlattices", PHYSICAL REVIEW A, 80, 043806 (2009).
I. Hromada, N. Malkova, X. Wang, G. Bryant and
Z. Chen
, "Optical Shockley-like surface states in photonic superlattices", Opt. & Photonics News, 20, 23 (“Optics in 2009”).
K. J. Law, D. Song, P. G. Kevrekidis, J. Xu and
Z. Chen
, "Geometric stabilization of extended S = 2 vortices in two-dimensional photonic lattices: theoretical analysis, numerical computation and experimental results", Physical Review A. 80, 063817 (2009)
X. Gan, P. Zhang, S. Liu, Y. Zheng, J. Zhao and
Z. Chen
, "Stabilization and breakup of optical vortices in presence of hybrid nonlinearity", Optics Express. 17, 23130-23136 (2009)
2008
C. Lou, D. Song, L. Tang, X. Chen, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Novel spatial solitons in light-induced photonic bandgap structures", Frontiers of Physics in China, 3, 1 (2008) (invited review article).
C. Lou, L. Tang, X. Wang, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Novel spatial gap solitons in photonic lattices", Physics (Wuli, in Chinese), 37, 239 (2008) (invited review article).
P. Zhang, J. Zhao, F. Xiao, C. Lou, J. Xu and
Z. Chen
, "Elliptical discrete solitons supported by enhanced photorefractive anisotropy", Opt. Express, 16, 3865 (2008).
D. Song, C. Lou, L.Tang, X. Wang, W. Li, X. Chen, K. Law, H. Susanto, P. G. Kevrekidis, J. Xu, and
Z. Chen
, "Self-trapping of optical vortices in waveguide lattices with self-defocusing nonlinearity", Opt. Express, 16, 10110 (2008).
P. Zhang, S. Liu. J. Zhao, C. Lou, J. Xu and
Z. Chen
, "Optically induced transition between discrete and gap solitons in a nonconventionally biased photorefractive crystals", Opt. Letters, 33, 878 (2008).
X. Wang, A. Samodurov, and
Z. Chen
, "Demonstration of surface soliton arrays at the edge of a two-dimensional photonic lattice", Opt. Letters, 33, 1240 (2008).
H. Susanto, K. Law, P. G. Kevrekidis, L.Tang, C. Lou, X. Wang, and
Z. Chen
, "Dipole and quadrupole solitons in optically induced two-dimensional defocusing lattices", Physica D, 237, 3123 (2008).
Z. Shi, J. Wang,
Z. Chen
and J. Yang, “Linear Instability of Two-Dimensional Low-Amplitude Gap Solitons Near Band Edges in Periodic Media", Phys. Rev. A, 78, 063812, (2008).
P. Zhang, C. Lou, S. Liu, F. Xiao, J. Zhao, J. Xu and
Z. Chen
, "Band-gap engineering and light manipulation with reconfigurable photonic lattices", Opt. & Photonics News, 19, 25 (“Optics in 2008”).
J. Yang, X. Wang, J. Wang, and
Z. Chen
, "Light localization by defects in optically induced photonic structures", Invited Book Chapter, in "Nonlinearities in Periodic Structures and Metamaterials", C. Denz, S. Flach, and Y. Kivshar ed., (Springer, 2008).
2007
A. Szameit, X. Wang, K. G. Makris, Y. V. Kartashov, T. Pertsch, S. Nolte, Lam Bui, A. Tünnermann, A. Bezryadina, Z. Chen, D. N. Christodoulides, L. Torner, and G. I. Stegeman, “Two-Dimensional Surface Lattice Solitons”, Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 18 Issue 12, pp.42-42 (2007).  [Download PDF]
P. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Lou, X. Tan, Y. Gao, Q. Liu, D. Yang, J. Xu, and Z. Chen , “Elliptical solitons in nonconventionally biased photorefractive crystals", Optics Express, Vol. 15 Issue 2, pp.536 - 544 (2007).
S. Suntsov, K. G. Makris, G. A. Siviloglou, R. Iwanow, R. Schiek, D.N. Christodoulides, G.I. Stegeman, R. Morandotti, H. Yang, G. Salamo, M. Volatier, V. Aimez, R. Arès, M. Sorel, Y. Min, W. Sohler, X. Wang, A. Bezryadina and Z. Chen, “Observation of One- and Two-Dimensional Discrete Surface Spatial Solitons”, Invited review paper, to appear in J. Nonlinear Opt. Phys. & Mats.  [Download PDF]
X. Wang, Z. Chen, J. Wang, and J. Yang, "Observation of in-band lattice Solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, 243901 (2007).   [Download PDF]
L. Tang, C. Lou, X. Wang, D. Song, X. Chen, J. Xu, Z. Chen, H. Susanto, K. Law, and P. G. Kevrekidis “Observation of dipole-like gap solitons in self-defocusing waveguide lattices” Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 20, pp. 3011-3013(2007)  [Download PDF]
C. Lou, X. Wang, J. Xu, Z. Chen, and J. Yang, “Nonlinear Spectrum Reshaping and Gap-Soliton-Train Trapping in Optically Induced Photonic Structures,” Phys. Rev. Lett, 98, 213903 (2007). [Download PDF]
X. Wang, A.Bezryadina and Z. Chen, K G. Makris, D. N. Christodoulides, and G. I. Stegeman, “Observation of two-dimensional surface solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 123903 (2007).  [Download PDF]
J. Wang, J. Yang, Z. Chen, "Two-Dimensional Defect Modes in Optically Induced Photonic Lattices" Phys. Rev. A 76, 013828 (2007).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen, J. Yang, "Nonlinear Optics and Applications, Optically-Induced Reconfigurable Photonic Lattices for Linear and Nonlinear Control of Light", (2007).  [Download PDF]
2006
X. Wang,
Z. Chen
, and P. G. Kevrekidis, "Observation of discrete solitons and soliton rotation in periodic ring lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 083904 (2006).  [Download PDF]
J. Yang, and
Z. Chen
, "Defect solitons in optically-induced photonic lattices", Phys. Rev. E 73, 026609 (2006).  [Download PDF]
C. Lou, J. Xu, L. Tang,
Z. Chen
, and P. G. Kevrekidis, "Symmetric and anti-symmetric solitons in two-dimensional lattices", Opt. Lett. 31, 492 (2006).  [Download PDF]
X. Wang,
Z. Chen
, and J. Yang, "Guiding light in optically induced ring lattices with a low-refractive-index core", Opt. lett. 31, 1887 (2006).  [Download PDF] (Published also in June 19, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.)
I. Makasyuk,
Z. Chen
, and J. Yang, “Bandgap guidance in optically-induced photonic lattices with a negative defect”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 223903 (2006).  [Download PDF] (Published also in June 19, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.)
A. Bezryadina*, E. Evgenieva and
Z. Chen
, “Self-trapping and flipping of doubly-charged vortices in optically-induced lattices”, Opt. Lett. 31, 2456 (2006).  [Download PDF]
X. Wang, J. Young*,
Z. Chen
and J. Yang, “Observation of lower to higher bandgap transition of one-dimensional defect modes”, Opt. Express 14, 7362 (2006).  [Download PDF]
A. Bezryadina*, D. Neshev, A. Desyatnikov, J. Young*,
Z. Chen
, and Y. Kivshar, “Observation of angular momentum transfer and charge flipping due to nonlinear vortex-lattice interaction”, Opt. Express 14, 8317 (2006).  [Download PDF]
X. Wang, I. Makasyuk,
Z. Chen
and J. Yang, “Guiding light in optically induced PCF-like structures”, December Special Issue Optics & Photonics News (2006).  [Download PDF]
T. Kapitula, P.G. Kevrekidis,
Z. Chen
, “Three is a crowd: Solitary waves in photorefractive media with three potential wells”, SIAM Journal in Applied Dynamical Systems to appear in (2006).
2005
M. Asaro*, M. Sheldon*,
Z. Chen
, O. Ostroverkhova and W. E. Moerner, "Soliton-induced waveguides in a photorefractive organic glass", Opt. Lett. 30, 519 (2005).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, H. Martin*, E. D. Eugenieva, J. Xu, J. Yang, and D. N. Christodoulides, "Formation of discrete solitons in light-induced photonic lattices", focus issue in Opt. Express. 13, 1816 (2005).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, H. Martin*, A. Bezryadina*, D.N. Neshev, Y.S. Kivshar, D. N. Christodoulides, "Experiments on Gaussian beams and vortices in optically-induced photonic lattices", special issue in J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, accepted (2005).  [Download PDF]
J. Yang. I. Makasyuk, H. Martin*, P.G. Kevrekidis, B.A. Malomed, D.J. Frantzeskakis, and
Z. Chen
, "Necklace-like solitons in optically induced photonic lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 113902 (2005).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, J. Xu, C. Lou, "Novel Discrete Solitons in Light-induced Photonic Lattices", Physics (Wuli), 34, 12 (2005). (invited review article, in Chinese).  [Download PDF]
Francesco Fedele, Jianke Yang,
Z. Chen
, "Defect Modes in One-dimensional Photonic Lattices", Opt. Lett. 30, 1506 (2005).  [Download PDF]
P. G. Kevrekidis,
Z. Chen
, B.A. Malomed, D.J. Frantzeskakis, and M.I. Weinstein. "Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Photonic Lattices: Theory and Experiment". Phys. Lett. A, accepted (2005).  [Download PDF]
Francesco Fedele, Jianke Yang,
Z. Chen
, "Properties of Defect Modes in One-dimensional Optically-induced Photonic Lattices", focus issue in Stud. Appl. Math. accepted (2005).  [Download PDF]
2004
H. Martin*, E. D. Eugenieva ,
Z. Chen
, and D. N. Christodoulides, "Discrete solitons and soliton-induced dislocations in partially coherent photonic lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett, 92, 123902 (2004).  [Download PDF]
D. Neshev, Y. S. Kivshar, H. Martin*, and
Z. Chen
, "Soliton stripes in two-dimensional nonlinear photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. 29, 486, (2004).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, H. Martin*, E. D. Eugenieva, J. Xu and A. Bezryadina*, "Anisoptrophic enhancement of discrete diffraction and discrete soliton trains in partially coherent photonic lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett, 92, 143902 (2004).  [Download PDF]
D.N. Neshev, T.J. Alexander, E.A. Ostrovskaya, and Y.S. Kivshar, H. Martin*, I. Makasyuk and
Z. Chen
, "Observation of discrete vortex solitons in optically-induced photonic lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett, 92, 123903 (2004).  [Download PDF]
C. Lou, J. Xu, H. Qiao, X. Zhang, Y. Chen and
Z. Chen
, "Enhanced second-harmonic generation by means of high-power confinement in a photovoltaic soliton-induced waveguide", Opt. Lett, 29, 953, (2004).  [Download PDF]
P.G. Kevrekidis, B. A. Malomed,
Z. Chen
, and D.J. Frantzeskakis, "Stable higher charge vortices in the discrete nonlinear Schrodinger equation", submitted to Phys. Rev. E. 70, 056612 (2004).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, J. Yang, A. Bezryadina, and I. Makasyuk, "Observation of two-dimensional lattice vector solitons", Opt. Lett. 29, 1656 (2004).  [Download PDF]
J. Yang, A. Bezryadina*, I. Makasyuk, and
Z. Chen
, "Dipole solitons in two-dimensional optically-induced photonic lattices", Opt. Lett. 29, 1662 (2004).  [Download PDF]
J. Yang, A. Bezryadina*, I. Makasyuk, and
Z. Chen
, "Dipole and quadrupole solitons in optically-induced two-dimensional photonic lattices: theory and experiment", Stud. Appl. Math. 113, 389 (2004).  [Download PDF]
J. W. Fleischer, D.N. Neshev, G. Bartal, Tristram J. Alexander, Oren Cohen, E. A. Ostrovskaya, Ofer Manela, H. Martin*, Jared Hudock, Igor Makasyuk,
Z. Chen
, D. N. Christodoulides , Yuri S. Kivshar, and M. Segev, "Observation of discrete vortex solitons in 2D photonic lattices", Opt. & Photonic News, 15, 30 (2004) (December special issue, "Optics in 2004").  [Download PDF]
2003
Z. Chen
and H. Martin*, "Waveguides and waveguide arrays formed by incoherent light in photorefractive materials", Optical Materials, 23, 235 (2003).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, M. Segev, and D.N. Christodoulides, “Experiments on partially coherent photorefractive solitons”, in a special issue of Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, 5, S389, 2003 (invited review article).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, M. Asaro*, O. Ostroverkhova, W. E. Moerner, M. He and R. J. Twieg, "Self-trapping of light in a photorefractive organic glass", Opt. Lett. 28, 2509, (2003).  [Download PDF]
2002
Z. Chen
, S. Sears, H. Martin*, M. Segev and D. N. Christodoulides, “Clustering of solitons in weakly-correlated wavefronts”, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, (PNAS), 99, 5223 (2002)  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, J. Klinger* and D. N. Christodoulides, “Induced modulation instability of incoherent light with varying perturbation periods”, Physical Review E, 66, 066601 (2002).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
and K. MacCarthy*, “Spatial soliton pixels from partially coherent light”, Optical Letters, 27, 2019 (2002).  [Download PDF]
Z. Chen
, K. MacCarthy* and H. Martin*, "Photonic lattices induced by partially coherent light", Optics and Photonic News, December 2002.  [Download PDF]