Journal Publications:


  1. Nathan Youngblood, Che Chen, Steven J. Koester, and Mo Li, “Waveguide-integrated black phosphorus photodetector with high responsivity and low dark current”, Nature Photonics, 9, 247–252(2015) [link]
  2. 2014

  3. Semere A. Tadesse, Mo Li, “Sub-optical wavelength acoustic wave modulation of integrated photonic resonators at microwave frequencies”, Nature Communications, 5, 5402 (2014) [link]
  4. Huan Li, Mo Li, “Optomechanical photon shuttling between photonic cavities”, Nature Nanotechnology, 9, 913 (2014) [link]
  5. Yu Chen*, Hongtao Lin*, Juejun Hu, Mo Li, “Heterogeneously integrated silicon photonics for the mid-infrared and spectroscopic sensing”, ACS Nano, 8, 6955 (2014) (*equal contribution) [Link
  6. Yu Chen, Mo Li, “Integrated silicon and silicon nitride photonic circuits on flexible substrates”, Optics Letters, 39, 3449 (2014) [link]
  7. Nathan Youngblood, Yoska Anugrah, Rui Ma, Steven J. Koester, Mo Li, “Multifunctional graphene optical modulator and photodetector integrated on silicon waveguides”, Nano Letters, 4, 2741 (2014). [link]
  8. Li He, Mo Li, “On-chip synthesis of circularly polarized emission of light with integrated photonic circuits”, Optics Letters, 39, 2553(2014). [link]
  9. Yu Chen*, W. Fegadolli*, W. Jones, A. Scherer, Mo Li, “Ultrasensitive Gas-Phase Chemical Sensing Based on Functionalized Photonic Crystal Nanobeam Cavities”, ACS Nano, 8, 522 (2014). (*equal contribution) [link]
  10. S. J. Koester, Mo Li, “Waveguide-Coupled Graphene Optoelectronics”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20, 6000211 (2014). [link]
  11. 2013

  12. Schuck, C., Pernice, W.H.P., Minaeva, O., Mo Li, Gol'tsman, G., Sergienko, A.V., Tang, H.X., "Matrix of Integrated Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors With High Timing Resolution" IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23, 2201007 (2013). [link]
  13. Huan Li, J. Noh, Yu Chen, Mo Li,“Enhanced optical forces in integrated hybrid plasmonic waveguides”, Optics Express, 21, 11839 (2013). [link]
  14. 2012

  15. W. Pernice, C. Schuck, O. Minaeva, Mo Li, G. N. Goltsman, A. Sergienko, H. Tang, “High speed travelling wave single-photon detectors with near-unity quantum efficiency”, Nature Communications, 3, 1325 (2012). [link]
  16. Huan Li, Yu Chen, Jong Noh, Semere Tadesse, Mo Li “Multichannel cavity optomechanics for all-optical amplification of radio frequency signals”, Nature Communications, 3, 1091 (2012). [link]
  17. Huan Li, Yoska Anugrah, S. J. Koester, Mo Li “Optical absorption in graphene integrated on silicon waveguides”, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 111110 (2012). [link]
  18. Yu Chen, Huan Li, Mo Li “Flexible and tunable silicon photonic circuits on plastic substrates”, Scientific Reports, 2, 622 (2012). [link]
  19. S. J. Koester, Huan Li, Mo Li “Switching energy limits of waveguide-coupled graphene-on-graphene optical modulators”, Optics Express, 20, 20330 (2012). [link]
  20. S. J. Koester, Mo Li “High-speed waveguide-coupled graphene-on-graphene optical modulators”, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 171107 (2012). [link]
  21. 2011

  22. M. Bagheri, M. Poot, Mo Li, W. Pernice, H. Tang "Dynamic manipulation of mechanical resonators in the high amplitude regime through optical backaction", Nature Nanotechnology, 6, 726 (2011).[link]
    see also: News & Views: "Cavity optomechanics: Mechanical memory sees the light". [link]
  23. K. Y. Fong, W. Pernice, Mo Li, H. Tang “Tunable optical coupler controlled by opto-mechanical interactions”, Optics Express, 19, 15098(2011). [link]
  24. W. Pernice, C. Schuck, Mo Li, H. Tang “Carrier and thermal dynamics of silicon photonic resonators at cryogenic temperatures”, Optics Express, 19, 3290(2011). [link]
  25. H. Bhaskaran, Mo Li, D. Garcia-Sanchez, P. Zhao, I. Takeuchi, H. Tang “Active microcantilevers based on piezoresistive ferromagnetic thin films”, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 013502 (2011). [link]
  26. 2010

  27. Mo Li, W. Pernice, H. Tang, “Ultrahigh-Frequency Nano-Optomechanical Resonators in Slot Waveguide Ring Cavities”, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 183118 (2010). [link]
  28. C. Xiong, W. Pernice, Mo Li and H. Tang, “High performance nanophotonic circuits based on partially buried horizontal slot waveguides”, Optics Express, 18, 20690 (2010). [link]
  29. Mo Li, E. Myers, H. Tang, J. Aldridge, J. Whiting, R. J. Simonson, H. McCaig, N. S. Lewis, M. L. Roukes, “Nanoelectromechanical resonator arrays for ultrafast, gas-phase chromatographic chemical analysis”, Nano Letters, 10 3899 (2010). [link] [Highlighted by Lab on a Chip]
  30. K. Fong, W. Pernice, Mo Li and H. Tang, "High Q optomechanical resonators in silicon nitride nanophotonic circuits", Applied Physics Letters 97, 073112 (2010). [link]
  31. W. Pernice, Mo Li and H. X. Tang, "Time-domain measurement of optical transport in silicon micro-ring resonators"Optics Express 18, 18438 (2010). [link]
  32. C. Xiong, W. Pernice, Mo Li, M. Rooks, H. X. Tang, "Adiabatic embedment of nanomechanical resonators in photonic microring cavities", Applied Physics Letters 96, 263513 (2010). [link]
  33. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, D. Garcia-Sanchez, and H. X. Tang, "Analysis of short range forces in opto-mechanical devices with a nanogap", Optics Express 18, 12615 (2010). [link]
  34. 2009

  35. Mo Li, W. H. P. Pernice, and H X. Tang, "Reactive cavity optical force on microdisk-coupled nanomechanical beam waveguides", Physical Review Letters 103, 223901 (2009). [link]
  36. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, D.F.G. Gallagher and H X. Tang, "Silicon Ntride membrane photonics", Journal of Optics A 11, 114017 (2009).
  37. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, "A mechanical Kerr effect in deformable photonic media", Applied Physics Letters 95, 123507 (2009). [link]
  38. W.H.P Pernice, K.Y. Fong, Mo Li and H. X. Tang, "Modeling of optical forces between propagating lightwaves in parallel 3D waveguides", Optics Express 17, 16032 (2009). [link]
  39. Mo Li, W. H. P. Pernice, H. X. Tang, Tunable bipolar optical interactions between guided lightwaves", Nature Photonics 3, 464 (2009). [link] [featured on cover] [story on MIT Technology Reivew]
  40. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, Optomechanical coupling in photonic crystal supported nanomechanical waveguides", Optics Express 17, 012424 (2009). [link]
  41. Mo Li, W. H. P. Pernice, H. X. Tang, Broadband all-photonic transduction of nanocantielvers", Nature Nanotechnology 4, 377 (2009). [link]
    see also: News & Views: Nanophotonics: Gradient force shows its potential", by Mark Freeman. [link]
  42. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, Theoretical investigation of the transverse optical force between a silicon nano-wire and a substrate", Optics Express 17, 1806 (2009). [link]
  43. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, "Photothermal actuation in nanomechanical waveguide devices ", Journal of Applied Physics 105, 014508 (2009). [link]
  44. 2008

  45. Mo Li, W. H. P. Pernice, C. Xiong, T. Baehr-Jones, M. Hochberg, H. X. Tang , "Harnessing optical forces in integrated photonic circuits", Nature 456, 480, (2008). [link]
    see also: News & Views: "Photonics: Nanomechanics gets the shakes", by Tobias J. Kippenberg. [link]
  46. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, "GHz photothermal effect in silicon photonic waveguide", Applied Physics Letters 93, 213106 (2008). [link]
  47. 2007 and earlier

  48. Mo Li, H. X. Tang, M. L. Roukes, "Ultrasensitive, NEMS-based cantilevers for sensing, scanned probe, and very high frequency applications", Nature Nanotechnology, 2, 114 (2007).[link]
    see also: News and Views: "Nanosensors: small strains, big gains" by John Mamin. [link]
  49. S. C. Masmanidis, H. X. Tang, E. B. Myers, Mo Li, K. De Greve, G. Vermeulen, W. Van Roy, M. L. Roukes, "Nanomechanical measurement of magnetostriction and magnetic anisotropy in (Ga,Mn)As", Physical Review Letters 95 , 187206 (2005).