Publications from our group (since 2002)

Invited Book Chapters
















Student's Thesis

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]