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Dr. LIU Hong

Senior Scientist / Head of Department


Nanofabrication (NFB) Department


#08-03, 2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis, Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Metamaterials and nanoplasmonics
  • Near-field optics and characterization
  • MEMS and NEMS
  • Micro- & nano-fabrication in 2D & 3D for nanophotonics and optics
  • Super-resolution imaging and focusing
  • Optical nanolithography
  • Sensors and actuators; plasmonic sensing
  • Flat optical lenses for high resolution corneal refractive surgery
  • High efficiency ultraviolet metasurfaces for direct laser writing
  • Large area heteroepitaxial growth of noble metallic film for enhanced plasmonic applications
  • Development of Enhancement Techniques for 3D Structured Light Inspection
  • 3D printing with two-photon lithography
    • January 2019 - Current: Head, Nanofabrication, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore 
    • August 2017 - December 2018: Deputy Head of Department (Industry), Nanofabrication, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore 
    • March 2015 - April 2016: Deputy Head, Patterning & Fabrication Group, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore
    • August 2003 - Current: Scientist, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering Singapore,
    • September 2001 - July 2003: Research Engineer, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore

  • PhD & M. Eng., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • B. Eng., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, The Northeastern University, China

  • 2013 - now, PhD Mentor and Supervisor, A*STAR AGA Academy

28. K. Huang, H. Liu, S. Restuccia, M. Q. Mehmood, S. Mei, D. Giovannini, A. Danner, M. J. Padgett, J. Teng, C. W. Qiu. Spiniform-phase-encoded metagratings entangling arbitrarily rational-order orbital angular momentum. Light Sci. Appl. 7, e17156, (2018). Equal. Contribution.

27. K. Huang, H. Liu, G. Si, Q. Wang, J. Lin, J. Teng. Photon-nanosieve for ultrabroadband and large-angle-of-view holograms. Laser Photo Rev. 11, DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201700025 (2017). Equal Contribution. 

26. H. Ye, K. Huang, H. Liu, F. Wen, Z. Jin, J. Teng, C. W. Qiu. Intrinsically shaping the focal behavior with multi-ring Bessel-Gaussian beam. Appl. Phy. Lett. 111, 031103 (2017). 

25. T. Zhang, S. Mei, Q. Wang, H. Liu, C T. Lim, J. Teng, Reconfigurable optical manipulation by phase change material waveguides. Nanoscale 9, 6895-6900 (2017). 

24. Mei, Shengtao; Huang, Kun; Liu, Hong; Qin, Fei; Mehmood, Muhammad Qasim; Danner, Aaron; Xu, Zhengji; Zhang, D. H.; Hong, Minghui; Teng, Jinghua; Qiu, Cheng-Wei. On-Chip discrimination of orbital angular momentum of light with plasmonic nanoslits. Nanoscale, 8, 2227-2233, 2016. ( Eq. Con.) 

23. Shengtao Mei, M. Q. Mehmood, Sajid Hussain, Kun Huang, Xiaohui Ling, S.Y. Siew, Hong Liu, Jinghua Teng, Aaron Danner, and Cheng-Wei Qiu. Flat helical nanosieves. Advanced Functional Materials 26, 5255-5262 (2016). 

22. Kun Huang, Zhaogang Dong, Shengtao Mei, Lei Zhang, Yanjun Liu, Hong Liu, Jinghua Teng, Joel K.W. Yang, and Chengwei Qiu. Silicon multi-meta-holograms For the broadband visible light. Laser and Photonics Rev 10, 500–509 (2016). 

21. M. Q. Mehmood, M. Shengtao, S. Hussian, K. Huang, S. Y. Siew, H. Liu, J. Teng, A. Danner, C. W .Qiu. Visible-frequency metasurface for structuring and spatially multiplexing optical vortices. Advanced Materials 28, 2533-2539 (2016).

20. S. Mei, K. Huang, T. Zhang, M. Q. Mehmood, H. Liu, C. T. Lim, J. Teng and C. W. Qiu. Evanescent vortex: optical subwavelength spanner. Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 191107 (2016)

19. K. Huang, H. Liu, Francisco J. Garcia-Vidal, M. H. Hong, Boris Luk’yanchuk, J. H. Teng, C.-W. Qiu. Ultrahigh-capacity non-periodic photon sieves operating in visible light. Nat. Commun. 6, 7059 (2015) (†Equal contribution). Featured in Lian He Zao Bao and highlighted by A*STAR Research Journal.

18. M. Q. Mehmood†, H. Liu†, K. Huang, S. Mei, A. Danner, B. Luk’yanchuk, S. Zhang, J. Teng, S. A. Maier and C. W. Qiu*, Broadband Spin-Controlled Focusing via Logarithmic-spiral Nanoslits of Varying Width, Laser Photon. Rev. DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201500116 (2015) (†Equal contribution).

17. K. Huang, H. Liu, Francisco J. Garcia-Vidal, M. H. Hong, Boris Luk’yanchuk, J. H. Teng*, C.-W. Qiu*, Ultrahigh-capacity Non-periodic Photon Sieves Operating in Visible Light, Nat. Commun. 6, 7059 (2015) (†Equal contribution)

16. H. Liu, M. Q. Mehmood, K. Huang, L. Ke, H. Ye, P. Genevet, M. Zhang, A. Danner, S. P. Yeo, C. W. Qiu*, J. Teng*, Twisted Focusing of Optical Vortices with Broadband Flat Spiral Zone Plates. Adv. Opt. Mater. 2, 1193-1198(2014). (†Equal contribution, highlighted by Wiley MaterialsView on Sept 2014)

15. Y. J. Liu*, H. Liu, E. S. P. Leong, C. C. Chum, J. H. Teng*, Fractal Holey-Metal Microlenses with Significantly Suppressed Side Lobes and High-Order Diffractions in Focusing. Adv. Opt. Mater. 2, 487-492(2014).

14. H. Liu, J.Teng*, Plasmonic Nanolithography: Towards Next Generation Nanopatterning, J. Mol. Eng. Mater. 2012, 1, 1250005.

13. Y. F. Wei, L. Ke*, E. S. P. Leong, H. Liu, L. L. Liew, J. Teng, J. Du*, X.W. Sun*, Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Performance of Bridged ZnO Nanorod Arrays Grown on V-grooved Structure. Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 365704.

12. Y. F. Wei, L. Ke*, J. H. Kong, H. Liu, Z. H. Zhao, X. H. Lu, H. J. Du*, X.W. Sun*, Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water-splitting Effect with a Bent ZnO Nanorod Photoanode Decroated with Ag Nanoparticles. Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 235401.

11. L. Y. Deng, J. Teng*, L. Zhang, Q. Y. Wu, H. Liu, X. H. Zhang, S. J. Chua*, Extremely High Extinction Ratio Terahertz Broadband Polarizer Using Bilayer Subwavelength Metal Wire-grid Structure. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 101, 011101.

10. H. Liu, B. Wang, L. Ke, J. Deng, C. C. Chum, M. S. Zhang, L. Shen, S. A. Maier*, J. Teng*, High Contrast Superlens Lithography Engineered by Loss Reduction. Adv. Func. Mater. 2012, 22, 3777-3783.

9.  H. Liu, Wang, B., Ke L., Deng, J., Chum, C. C., Teo, S. L., Shen, L., Maier S. A.*, Teng, J.* High Aspect Subdiffraction-limit Photolithography via a Silver Superlens. Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 1549-1554.

8.  Ke, L.* , Lai S. Z., H. Liu, Peh C. K., Wang B., Teng J.* Ultra-smooth Silver Thin Film on PEDOT:PSS Nucleation Layer for Extended Surface Palsmon Propagation. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2012, 4, 1247-1253.

7.  Ke, L.*, H Liu, Yew, S. Y., Peh, C. K., Leong, E. S. P., Dolmanan, S. B., Teng, J.* Plasmonic Effect Enhancement in Ridge-trench Structure Assisted Fluorescence Dye. Plasmonics 2012, 7, 19-24.

6.  Si, G.; Zhao, Y., H. Liu, Teo, S., Zhang, M., Huang, T. J., Danner, A. J.*, Teng, J*. Annular Aperture Array Based Color Filter. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2011, 99, 033105.

5.  Leong, E. S. P., H. Liu, Liu, Y., Teng, J.* Optical Metamaterials and Super-resolution Imaging. COSMOS  7, 43-46 (2011).

4.  H. Liu, Bing Wang, Eunice S. P. Leong, Ping Yang, Yun Zong, Guangyuan Si, Jinghua Teng*, Stefan A Maier. Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance on a Smooth Silver Film with a Seed Growth Layer. ACS NANO  2010, 4 3139-3146. (Highlighted in A*STAR Research, Nanowerk and Aznano on 24 November 2010)

3.  H. Liu*, Dharmatilleke, S, Tay, A.A.O. A Chip Scale Nanofluidic Pump Using Electrically Controllable Hydrophobicity. Microsystem Technologies 2010, 16, 561-570

2.  H. Liu*, Dharmatilleke, S, Maurya, DK; Andrew A. O. Tay. Dielectric Materials for Electrowetting-on-dielectric Actuation. Microsystem Technologies 2010, 16, 449-460.

1.   Nan Zhang*, H. Liu, Wolfgang Knoll, A Disposable Polymer Sensor Chip Combined with Micro-fluidics and Surface Plasmon Read-out. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2009, 24, 1783-1787. 

6.    D. Saman and H. Liu, Systems and Methods for Pumping Continuous Liquid Columns Using Hydrophobicity Control Features in A Microchannel, 2006, International Publication No. WO2006115464 A1.

5.   D. Saman, R. F. Isabel and H. Liu, Anodic Bonding of polymers to Glass, Silicon or Other Materials, ETPL Ref: IMR/P/251/PCT, Patent application no. PCT/SG2006/000116 and filing date: 4 May 2006.

4.   D. Saman, H. Liu, Bonding of Polymer to Silicon, Glass, Another Polymer or Other Materials, ETPL Ref. IMR/P/04061/US, IMRE Ref. 200501. PCT filing date: 23 June 2006.

3.   Zhang Nan, Wolfgang Knoll, Saman Dharmatilleke, Liu Hong, A Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor Chip Integrated with Microfluidics and The Method to Make It, PCT Patent Application No. PCT/SG2007/000255

2.   H. Liu, Donna Zhou, Sensor Chip For Biological And Chemical Sensing, US Patent Application No. 61/050,495 Filed On 5-May-08.

1.   H. Liu, Teng J., Ke L. and Wang B., A Nanophotolithography Device and Method of Making It. 2011. US provisional filing number of 61/524,347 on August 17, 2011.

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