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  1. "Targeted ligand exchange chemistry on cesium lead halide perovskite quantum dots for high-efficiency photovoltaics," LM Wheeler, EM Sanehira, AR Marshall, P Schulz, M Suri, NC Anderson, JA Christians, D Nordlund, D Sokaras, T Kroll, SP Harvey, JJ Berry, LY Lin, and JM. Luther, Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) 140(33):10504-10513 (2018). [pdf]

  2. "A highly sensitive UV-Vis-NIR all-inorganic perovskite quantum dot phototransistor based on a layered heterojunction," C Zou, Y Xi, CY Huang, EG Keeler, T Feng, S Zhu, LD Pozzo, and LY Lin, Advanced Optical Materials 1800324 (2018). [pdf]

  3. "MEMS resonant mass sensor integrated with optical manipulation," EG Keeler, P Jing, J Wu, C Zou, and LY Lin, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 17(4): 714-718 (2018). [pdf]

  4. "Optical tweezers system for live stem cell organization at the single-cell level," P Jing, Y Liu, EG Keeler, NM Cruz, BS Freedman, and LY Lin, Biomedical Optics Express 9(2):771-779 (2018). [pdf]

  5. "Enhanced mobility CsPbI3 quantum dot arrays for record-efficiency, high-voltage photovoltaic cells," EM Sanehira, AR Marshall, JA Christians, SP Harvey, PN Ciesielski, LM Wheeler, P Schulz, LY Lin, MC Beard, and JM Luther, Science Advances 3:eaao4204 (2017). [pdf]
    "NREL, University of Washington Scientists Elevate Quantum Dot Solar Cell World Record to 13.4 Percent," National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oct. 27, 2017. [link]
    "Scientists elevate quantum dot solar cell world record," ScienceDaily, Oct. 31, 2017. [link]

  6. "Gene-ddited human kidney organoids reveal mechanisms of disease in podocyte development," YK Kim, I Refaeli, CR Brooks, P Jing, RE Gulieva, MR Hughes, NM Cruz, Y Liu, AJ Churchill, H Fu, JW Pippin, LY Lin, SJ Shankland, AW Vogl, KM McNagny, and BS Freedman, Stem Cells 35(12): 2366-2378 (2017). [pdf]
    Selected as the cover image by stem cells: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/stem.2737/full

  7. "Highly stable cesium lead iodide perovskite quantum dot light-emitting diodes," C Zou, CY Huang, EM Sanehira, JM Luther, and LY Lin, Nanotechnology 28(45):455201 (2017). [pdf]

  8. "CsPbBr3 perovskite quantum dot vertical cavity lasers with low threshold and high stability," CY Huang, C Zou, C Mao, KL Corp, YC Yao, YJ Lee, CW Schlenker, AKY Jen, and LY Lin, ACS Photonics 4(9): 2281-2289 (2017). [pdf]

  9. "High-performance near-IR photodetector using low-bandgap MAFAPbSnI perovskite," X Xu, CC Chueh, P Jing, Z Yang, X Shi, T Zhao, LY Lin, and AKY Jen, Advanced Functional Materials 27(28):1701053 (2017). [pdf]

  10. "Ultrathin (< 1 um) substrate-free flexible photodetector on quantum dot-nanocellulose paper," J Wu and LY Lin, Scientific Reports 7:43898 (2017). [pdf]

  11. "Silicon quantum dot nanoparticles with antifouling coatings for immunostaining on live cancer cells," CC Tu, KP Chen, TA Yang, MY Chou, LY Lin, and YK Li, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8(22): 13714-13723 (2016). [pdf]

  12. "The influence of electrode interfaces on the stability of perovskite solar cells: Reduced degradation using MoOx/Al for hole collection," E Sanehira, B Tremolet de Villers, P Schulz, M Reese, S Ferrere, LY Lin, J Berry, J Luther, ACS Energy Letters 1: 38-45 (2016). [pdf]

  13. "Photonic crystal optical tweezers with high efficiency for live biological samples and viability characterization," P Jing, J Wu, GW Liu, EG Keeler, SH Pun, and LY Lin, Scientific Reports 6:19924 (2016). [pdf]

  14. "Progress of MEMS scanning micromirrors for optical bio-imaging," LY Lin and EG Keeler, Micromachines 6(11): 1675-1689 (2015). (Invited review paper) [pdf]

  15. "Flexible nanocrystal photovoltaic ultraviolet photodetector on plant membrane," J Wu and LY Lin, Advanced Optical Materials, 3(11):1530-1536 (2015). [pdf]
    Selected as the inside-front cover article/image. by Advanced Optical Materials

  16. "MEMS scanning micromirror for optical coherence tomography," M Strathman, Y Liu, EG Keeler, M Song, U Baran, J Xi, MT Sun, R Wang, X Li, and LY Lin, Biomedical Optics Express 6(1):211-224 (2015). [pdf]

  17. "Fluorescent porous silicon biological probes with high quantum efficiency and stability," CC Tu, YN Chou, HC Hung, J Wu, S Jiang, and LY Lin, Optics Express 22(24):29996-30003 (2014). [pdf]
    Also selected by the editors for publication in the Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 10, No.1, Jan. 30, 2015.

  18. "Patterned optical trapping with two-dimensional photonic crystals," P Jing, J Wu, and LY Lin, ACS Photonics 1(5):398-402 (2014). [pdf]

  19. "Diffractive catheter for ultrahigh-resolution spectral-domain volumetric OCT imaging," J Xi, A Zhang, Z Liu, W Liang, LY Lin, S Yu, and X Li, Optics Letters 39(7): 2016-2019 (2014).

  20. "Inkjet printable flexible thin-film NCQD photodetectors on unmodified transparency films," J Wu and LY Lin, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 26(7): 737-740 (2014). [pdf]

  21. "Red-emitting silicon quantum dot phosphors in warm white LEDs with excellent color rendering," CC Tu, JH Hoo, KF Bohringer, LY Lin, and G Cao, Optics Express 22(S2): A276-A281 (2014). [pdf]

  22. "Dynamic focus-tracking MEMS scanning micromirror with low actuation voltages for endoscopic imaging," M Strathman, Y Liu, X Li, and LY Lin, Optics Express 21(20): 23934-23941 (2013). [pdf]

  23. "Synthesis and characterization of anti-EGFR fluorescent nanoparticles for optical molecular imaging," LW Chan, YN Wang, LY Lin, MP Upton, JH Hwang, and SuH Pun, Bioconjugate Chemistry 24(2):167-175 (2013).

  24. "Surface passivation dependent photoluminescence from silicon quantum dot phosphors," CC Tu, JH Hoo, KF Bohringer, LY Lin, and G Cao,Optics Letters 37(22):4771-4773 (2012). [pdf]

  25. "Exploring spatial resolution in high-sensitivity nanogap quantum dot photodetectors," L Huang, M Strathman, and LY Lin, Optics Letters 37(15): 3144-3146 (2012).[pdf]

  26. "Remote switching of cellular activity and cell signaling using light in conjunction with quantum dots," K Lugo, X Miao, F Rieke, and LY Lin, Biomedical Optics Express 3(3): 447-454 (2012).[pdf]
    "Quantum Dots and Cells," American Physical Society Physics Central, July 2012.[link]
    "Stimulating specific neurons with light," OSA Optics & Photonics News 23(5):10-11, May 2012. [link]
    "Quantum dots switch neurons on, off" Biophotonics, p. 12-13, April 2012. [link]
    "Neurophotonics: Quantum-dot control," Nature Photonics 6(4):212, April 2012. [link]
    "Quantum dots control brain cells for the first time," NewScientist, February 14, 2012. [link]
    "Flipping a light switch in the cell: Quantum dots used for targeted neural activation," Optical Society of America News Release, February 8, 2012. [link]
    Also in Science Daily [link] and PHYSORG.com [link]

  27. "Brightly photoluminescent phosphor materials based on silicon quantum dots with oxide shell passivation," CC Tu, Q Zhang, LY Lin, and G Cao, Optics Express 20(S1): A69-A74 (2012). [pdf]
    "Bright red phosphor is based on silicon quantum dots," Laser Focus World, February 8, 2012. [link]

  28. "Utilization of plasmonic and photonic crystal nanostructures for enhanced micro- and nanoparticle manipulation," CS Simmons, EC Knouf, M Tewari, and LY Lin, Journal of Visual Experiments (55): 3390 (2011). [video link]

  29. "Visible electroluminescence from hybrid colloidal silicon quantum dot-organic light-emitting diodes," CC Tu, L Tang, J Huang, A Voutsas, and LY Lin, Applied Physics Letters 98:213102 (2011). [pdf]

  30. "Colloidal quantum dot photodetectors enhanced by self-assembled plasmonic nanoparticles," L Huang, CC Tu, and LY Lin, Applied Physics Letters 98:113110 (2011). [pdf]

  31. "Thin film photodiodes fabricated by electrostatic self-assembly of aqueous colloidal quantum dots," CC Tu and LY Lin, Thin Solid Films 519(2):857-862 (2010). [pdf]

  32. "Solution-processed photodetectors from colloidal silicon nano/micro particle composite," CC Tu, L Tang, J Huang, A Voutsas and LY Lin, Optics Express 18(21):21622-21627 (2010). [pdf]

  33. "Nanostructure-enhanced laser tweezers for efficient trapping and alignment of particles," BK Wilson, T Mentele, S Bachar, E Knouf, A Bendoraite, M Tewari, SH Pun, and LY Lin, Optics Express 18(15):16005-16013 (2010). [pdf]

  34. "Nanogap quantum dot photodetectors with high sensitivity and bandwidth," MC Hegg, MP Horning, T Baehr-Jones, M Hochberg, and LY Lin, Applied Physics Letters 96:101118 (2010). [pdf]

  35. "Trapping and rotation of nanowires assisted by surface plasmons," X Miao, BK Wilson, G Cao, SH Pun, and LY Lin, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics: Special Issue on Nanophotonics and Optical MEMS 15(5):1515-1520 (2009). [pdf]

  36. "Quantum dot nanophotonics - From waveguiding to integration," LY Lin, CJ Wang, MC Hegg, and L Huang, Journal of Nanophotonics 3(1):031603 (2009) (Invited review paper). [pdf]
    "Nanoparticles leading the way to light-driven computers," Photonics Spectra, May 2009. [link]

  37. "Scalable nano-particle assembly by efficient light-induced concentration and fusion," BK Wilson, M Hegg, X Miao, G Cao, and LY Lin, Optics Express 16(22):17276-17281 (2008). [pdf]

  38. "High efficiency photodetectors fabricated by electrostatic layer-by-Layer self-assembly of CdTe quantum dots," CC Tu and LY Lin, Applied Physics Letters 93:163107 (2008). [pdf]

  39. "Optical manipulation of micron/submicron sized particles and biomolecules through plasmonics," X Miao, BK Wilson, SH Pun and LY Lin, Optics Express 16(18):13517-13525 (2008). [pdf]

  40. "Variable wave plate via tunable form-birefringent structures," BK Wilson and LY Lin, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 17(4):1039-1046 (2008). [pdf]

  41. "Two dimensional array self-assembled quantum dot sub-diffraction waveguides with low loss and low crosstalk," CJ Wang, BA Parviz and LY Lin, Nanotechnology 19(29):295201 (2008). [pdf]

  42. "Localized surface plasmon assisted microfluidic mixing," X Miao, BK Wilson, and LY Lin, Applied Physics Letters 92:124108 (2008). [pdf]

  43. "Near-field photodetection with high spatial resolution by nanocrystal quantum dots," MC Hegg and LY Lin, Optics Express 15(25):17163-17170 (2007). [pdf]
    Also selected by Nature Photonics as research highlight: "Colloidal quantum dots - Filling the gap," Nature Photonics, 2(2): 65, February 2008. [link]

  44. "Fabrication of a nanophotonic waveguide and photodetector integrated device," L Huang, MC Hegg, CJ Wang, and LY Lin, Micro and Nano Letters 2(4):103-106 (2007). [pdf]

  45. "Trapping and manipulation of biological particles through a plasmonic platform," X Miao and LY Lin, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics: Special Issue on Biophotonics 13(6): 1655-1662 (2007). [pdf]

  46. "Nanoscale waveguiding methods," CJ Wang and LY Lin, Nanoscale Research Letters 2:219-229 (2007). (Invited paper on Nano Review). [pdf]

  47. "A comparison of crosstalk effects between colloidal quantum dot waveguides and conventional waveguides," L Huang, CJ Wang, and LY Lin, Optics Letters 32(3): 235-237 (2007). [pdf]

  48. "Large dielectrophoresis force and torque induced by localized surface plasmon resonance of a cap-shaped Au nanoparticle array," X Miao and LY Lin, Optics Letters 32(3):295-297 (2007). [pdf]

  49. "Sub-diffraction photon guidance by quantum dot cascades," CJ Wang, L Huang, BA Parviz, and LY Lin, Nano Letters 6(11):2549-2553 (2006). [pdf]
    Also selected by Nature Photonics as research highlight: "Nanophotonics: Guiding the way - Quantum dots help to guide light at the subdiffraction limit," Nature Photonics, 1(1): 8, January 2007. [link]
    "Waveguiding by subwavelength arrays of active quantum dots," SPIE Newsroom, March 28, 2007. [link]

  50. "Modeling and simulation for a nano-photonic quantum dot waveguide fabricated by DNA-directed self-assembly," CJ Wang, LY Lin, and BA Parviz, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 11(2): 500-509 (2005). [pdf]

  51. "Design and nonlinear servo control of MEMS mirrors and their performance in a large port-count optical switch," PB Chu, I Brener, C Pu, SS Lee, JI Dadap, S Park, K Bergman, N Bonadeo, T Chau, M Chou, R Doran, R Gibson, R Harel, JJ Johnson, CD Lee, DR Peale, B Tang, D Tong, M Tsai, Q Wu, W Zhong, EL Goldstein, LY Lin, and JA Walker, IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 14(2):261-273 (2005).

  52. "Network control and management challenges in opaque networks utilizing transparent optical switches," G Ellinas, JF Labourdette, JA Walker, S Chaudhuri, L Lin, E Goldstein, and K Bala, IEEE Communications Magazine 42(2):S16-S24 (2004).

  53. "Modular MEMS-based optical cross-connect with large port-count," JI Dadap, PB Chu, I Brener, C Pu, CD Lee, K Bergman, N Bonadeo, T Chau, M Chou, R Doran, R Gibson, R Harel, JJ Johnson, SS Lee, S Park, DR Peale, R Rodriguez, D Tong, M Tsai, Q Wu, W Zhong, EL Goldstein, LY Lin, and JA Walker, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 15(12):1773-1775 (2003).

  54. "Transparent optical switches: Technology issues and challenges," G Ellinas, J Labourdette, J Walker, S Chaudhuri, L Lin, E Goldstein, and K Bala,IEC Annu. Commun. Rev. (2003).

  55. "Multiwavelength opaque optical-crossconnect networks," EL Goldstein, LY Lin, and RW Tkach, Optical Engineering 88:783-792 (2004)

  56. "Opportunities and challenges for MEMS in lightwave communications," LY Lin and EL Goldstein, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics: Review of Telecom Network Application of MEMS 8(1): 163-172 (2002) (Invited paper).

  57. "Client-configurable eight-channel optical add/drop multiplexer using micromachining technology," C Pu, LY Lin, EL Goldstein, and RW Tkach, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 12(12):1665-1667 (2000).

  58. "Micro-machined integrated optical polarization-state rotator," C Pu, LY Lin, EL Goldstein, N Frigo, and RW Tkach, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 12(10):1358-1360 (2000).

  59. "Integrated signal-monitoring and connection-verification in MEMS optical crossconnects," LY Lin, EL Goldstein, and LM Lunardi, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 12(7):885-887 (2000).

  60. "On the expandability of free-space micromachined optical crossconnects," LY Lin, EL Goldstein, and RW Tkach, Journal of Lightwave Technology 18(4):482-489 (2000).

  61. "Angular-precision enhancement in free-space micromachined optical switches," LY Lin, EL Goldstein, and RW Tkach, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 11(10):1253-1255 (1999).

  62. "Multiwavelength opaque optical-crossconnect networks," EL Goldstein, LY Lin, and RW Tkach, Special Joint Issue on Recent Progress in Optoelectronics and Communications, IEICE Transactions on on Electronics E82-C(8):1361-1370 (1999) (Invited paper).

  63. "Optical-crossconnects for high-capacity lightwave networks," LY Lin, EL Goldstein, LM Lunardi, and RW Tkach, Journal of High-Speed Networks: Special issue on Optical Networking 8(1):17-34, 1999 (Invited paper).

  64. "Free-space micromachined optical switches for optical networking," LY. Lin, EL Goldstein, and RW Tkach, IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics: Microoptoelectromechanical systems (MOEMS) 5(1):4-9 (1999).

  65. "High-density micromachined polygon optical crossconnects exploiting network connection symmetry," LY Lin, EL Goldstein, JM Simmons, and RW Tkach, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 10(10):1425-1427 (1998).

  66. "Layered switch architectures for high-capacity optical transport networks," LY Lin, E Karasan, and RW Tkach, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications: Special Issue on High-Capacity Optical Transport Networks 16(7):1074-1080 (1998).

  67. "Polarization-insensitive wavelength conversion up to 10 Gb/s based on four-wave mixing in a semiconductor optical amplifier," LY Lin, JM. Wiesenfeld, JS Perino, and AH Gnauck, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 10(7):955-957 (1998).

  68. "Optical crossconnects of reduced complexity for WDM networks with bidirectional symmetry," JM Simmons, AAM Saleh, EL Goldstein, and LY Lin, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 10(6): 819-821 (1998).

  69. "Free-space micromachined optical switches with sub-millisecond switching time for large-scale optical crossconnect," LY Lin, EL Goldstein, and RW Tkach, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 10(4):525-527 (1998).

  70. "High-power, high-speed photodetectors - Design, Analysis, and experimental demonstrations," LY Lin, MC Wu, T Itoh, TA Vang, RE Muller, DL Sivco, and AY Cho, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques: Special issue on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Photonics II 45(8):1320-1331 (1997).

  71. "Free-space integrated optics realized by surface-micromachining," MC Wu, LY Lin, SS Lee, and CR King, International Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems 8(2):283-297 (1997).

  72. "Surface-micromachined micro-XYZ stages for free-space micro-optical bench," LY Lin, JL Shen, SS Lee, and MC Wu, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 9(3):345-347 (1997).

  73. "Velocity-matched distributed photodetectors with high saturation power and large bandwidth," LY Lin, MC Wu, T Itoh, TA Vang, RE Muller, DL Sivco, and AY Cho, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 8(10):1376-1378 (1996).

  74. "Out-of-plane refractive microlens fabricated by surface micromachining," CR King, LY Lin, and MC Wu, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 8(10):1349-1351 (1996).

  75. "Realization of novel monolithic free-space optical disk pickup heads by surface-micromachining," LY Lin, JL Shen, SS Lee, and MC Wu, Optics Letters 21(2):155-157 (1996).

  76. "Tunable three-dimensional solid Fabry-Perot etalons fabricated by surface-micromachining," LY Lin, JL Shen, SS Lee, MC Wu, and AM Sergent, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 8(1):101-103 (1996).

  77. "Surface-micromachined tunable three-dimensional solid Fabry-Perot etalons with dielectric coating," JL Shen, LY Lin, SS Lee, MC Wu, and AM Sergent, Electronics Letters 31(25):2172-2173 (1995).

  78. "Surface-micromachined free-Space micro-optical systems containing three-dimensional micro-gratings," SS Lee, LY Lin, and MC Wu, Applied Physics Letters 67(15):2135-2137 (1995).

  79. "Micromachined free-space integrated micro-optics," MC Wu, LY Lin, SS Lee, and KSJ Pister, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 50(1-2):127-134 (1995).

  80. "Surface-micromachined free-space fiber optic switches," SS Lee, LY Lin, and MC Wu, Electronics Letters 31(17):1481-1482 (1995).

  81. "Passively aligned hybrid integration of 8x1 micromachined micro-Fresnel lens arrays and 8x1 vertical cavity surface emitting laser arrays for free-space optical interconnect," SS Lee, LY Lin, KSJ Pister, MC Wu, HC Lee, and P Grodzinski, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 7(9):1031-1033 (1995).

  82. "Self-aligned hybrid integration of semiconductor lasers with micromachined micro-optics for optoelectronic packaging," LY Lin, SS Lee, KSJ Pister, and MC Wu, Applied Physics Letters 66(22):2946-2948 (1995).

  83. "Micromachined corner cube reflectors as a communication link," DS Gunawan, LY Lin, KSJ Pister, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 47(1-3): 580-583 (1995).

  84. "Micro-machined three-dimensional micro-optics for integrated free-space optical system," LY Lin, SS Lee, KSJ Pister, and MC Wu, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 6(12):1445-1447 (1994).

  85. "Three-dimensional micro-Fresnel optical elements fabricated by micromachining technique," LY Lin, SS Lee, KSJ Pister, and MC Wu, Electronics Letters 30(5):448-449 (1994).

  86. "Photothermal luminescence spectroscopy of GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wells," YF Chen, JL Shen, LY Lin, and YS Huang, Journal of Applied Physics 73(9):4555-4559 (1993).

  87. "Photothermal luminescence and dual-beam photoluminescence: Their application to the study of energy level in GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wells," YF Chen, JL Shen, LY Lin, and YS Huang, Journal of Korean Physical Society 26:S22-6 (1993).

  88. "Fermi enhancement and breakdown of the parity selection rule in the luminescence spectra of GaAs/AlGaAs modulation-doped quantum wells," YF Chen, LY Lin, JL Shen, and DW Liu, Physical Review B-Condensed Matter 46(19):12433-12438 (1992).

  89. "Optical study of high density two-dimensional electron gas in GaAs/AlGaAs modulation-doped quantum wells," YF Chen, LY Lin, JL Shen, and DW Liu, Journal of Applied Physics 72(2):647-650 (1992).

Book chapters

  • Ludan Huang and Lih Y. Lin, "Quantum-dot Nanophotonics for Photodetection," in High-Speed Interconnects, Lukas Chrostowski and Kris Iniewski, Eds., CRC Press, 2013.

  • Lih Y. Lin, "Quantum Dot Nanophotonic Integrated Circuits," in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, Huikai Xie, Srinivas Tadigadapa, Philippe Lutz, Eds., Springer, 2012.

  • Lih Y. Lin and Chia-Jean Wang, "Quantum-dot Nanophotonic Waveguides," in Nanophotonics and Nanofabrications, Motoichi Ohtsu, Ed., John Wileys, 2009.

  • Chia-Jean Wang and Lih Y. Lin, "Sub-diffraction Quantum Dot Waveguides," in Quantum Dots: Research, Technology and Applications, Randolf W. Knoss, Ed., Nova Science Publishers, 2008.

  • Lih Y. Lin, "Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) for Optical-Fiber Communication," in WDM Technologies -- Passive Optical Components, A. K. Dutta, N. K. Dutta, and M. Fujiwara, Eds., Academic Press, 2003.

    Patents

    1. "Surface-passivated silicon quantum dot phosphors," Chang-Ching Tu, Guozhong Cao, and Lih Y. Lin, granted June 21, 2016, US patent 9,373,749 (continuation of US patent 9,209,352).

    2. "Surface-passivated silicon quantum dot phosphors," Chang-Ching Tu, Guozhong Cao, and Lih Y. Lin, granted Dec. 8 2015, US patent 9,209,352.

    3. "Color-selective quantum dot photodetectors," Lih Y. Lin and Ludan Huang, granted December 3, 2013, US patent 8,598,567.

    4. "Multiple quantum dot waveguides," Lih Y. Lin, Chia-Jean Wang, and Babak AmirParviz, granted April 27, 2010, US patent 7,706,660.

    5. "Optical/radio local access network," D. M. Britz, J. P. Dodley, L. Y. Lin, and R. R. Miller, granted July 21, 2009, US patent 7,565,081.

    6. "Optical/radio local access network," D. M. Britz, J. P. Dodley, L. Y. Lin, and R. R. Miller, granted Nov. 13, 2007, US patent 7,295,777.

    7. "System and method of wavelength add/drop multiplexing having client configurability," E. L. Goldstein, L. Y. Lin, C. Pu, and R. W. Tkach, granted June 12, 2007, US patent 7,231,147.

    8. "Optical/radio local access network," D. M. Britz, J. P. Dodley, L. Y. Lin, and R. R. Miller, granted Aug. 22, 2006, US patent 7,095,957.

    9. "Optical/radio local access network," D. M. Britz, J. P. Dodley, L. Y. Lin, and R. R. Miller, granted Mar. 7, 2006, US patent 7,010,227.

    10. "System and method of wavelength add/drop multiplexing having client configurability," E. L. Goldstein, L. Y. Lin, C. Pu, and R. W. Tkach, granted Aug. 9, 2005, US patent 6,928,244.

    11. "Optical/radio local access network," D. M. Britz, J. P. Dodley, L. Y. Lin, and R. R. Miller, granted Sep. 7, 2004, US patent 6,788,898.

    12. "Temperature control of micro-mirrors of an optical switch substrate," D. R. Peale, W. Framski, and L. Lin, granted Oct. 14, 2003, US patent 6,633,693.

    13. "Angular-precision enhancement in free-space micromachined optical switches," L. Y. Lin, E. L. Goldstein, and R. W. Tkach, granted Aug. 12, 2003, US patent 6,606,428 (continuation of US patent 6,292,600).

    14. "Optical switch and method for aligning optical switch components," L. Y. Lin, N. Bonadeo, and J. Dadap, granted July 8, 2003, US patent 6,591,029.

    15. "Method and apparatus for signal and switch monitoring in an optical cross connect," L. Y. Lin, L. M. Lunardi, and E. L. Goldstein, granted April 29, 2003, US patent 6,556,318.

    16. "Micro-machined tunable delay line," C. Pu, L. Y. Lin, E. L. Goldstein, R. W. Tkach, and N. J. Frigo, granted Dec. 24, 2002, US patent 6,498,673.

    17. "Monolithic integration of signal-monitoring scheme in an optical switch," L. Y. Lin, L. M. Lunardi, and E. L. Goldstein, granted Dec. 10, 2002, US patent 6,493,475.

    18. "Monolithic integration of control elements and micro-mirror in an optical switch," Lih Y. Lin, granted Oct. 22, 2002, US patent 6,470,110.

    19. "Fiber-optic free-space micromachined matrix switches," Lih Y. Lin, granted Sep. 3, 2002, US patent 6,445,846 (continuation of US patent 5,960,132).

    20. "Micro-machine polarization-state controller," L. Y. Lin, C. Pu, E. L. Goldstein, N. J. Frigo, and R. W. Tkach, granted Sep. 3, 2002, US patent 6,445,485.

    21. "Non-blocking crossconnect apparatus," J. M. Simmons, A. A. M. Saleh, E. L. Goldstein, and L. Y. Lin, granted Jan. 8, 2002, US patent 6,337,859.

    22. "Method and apparatus for low loss via geometrical optimization in free-space micromachined optical switches," L. Y. Lin, E. L. Goldstein, and R. W. Tkach, granted Nov. 13, 2001, US patent 6,317,532.

    23. "Angular-precision enhancement in free-space micromachined optical switches," L. Y. Lin, E. L. Goldstein, and R. W. Tkach, granted Sep. 18, 2001, US patent 6,292,600.

    24. "Free-space micro-mirror wavelength add/drop multiplexers with full connectivity for two-fiber ring networks," L. Y. Lin and A. A. M. Saleh, granted Sep. 11, 2001, US patent 6,289,148.

    25. "Protection schemes for mirror-failure in free-space micromachined optical switches," L. Y. Lin, A. A. M. Saleh, and J. M. Simmons, granted Aug. 21, 2001, US patent 6,278,812.

    26. "Method and apparatus for curvature-resistant micro-mirror structures to reduce light beam loss in free-space micromachined optical switches," L. Y. Lin, E. L. Goldstein, and R. W. Tkach, granted Aug. 7, 2001, US patent 6,271,958.

    27. "Connection-verification in optical-MEMS crossconnects via mirror-dither," L. Y. Lin, E. L. Goldstein, and L. M. Lunardi, granted June 5, 2001, US patent 6,243,507.

    28. "Fiber-optic free-space micromachined matrix switches," Lih Y. Lin, granted April 10, 2001, US patent 6,215,921 (continuation of US patent 5,960,132).

    29. "Symmetrical optical matrix crossconnect apparatus and method," E. L. Goldstein, L. Y. Lin, and J. M. Simmons, granted Nov. 7, 2000, US patent 6,144,781.

    30. "Bridging apparatus and method for an optical crossconnect device," E. L. Goldstein, L. Y. Lin, and J. M. Simmons, granted Nov. 9, 1999, US patent 5,982,554.

    31. "Fiber-optic free-space micromachined matrix switches," Lih Y. Lin, granted Sep. 28, 1999, US patent 5,960,132.

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