Journal Publications:


  1. Semere A. Tadesse, Huan Li, Qiyu Liu, Mo Li, "Acousto-optic modulation of a photonic crystal nanocavity with Lamb waves in microwave K band", submitted (2015) [arxiv]
  2. Li He, Junyang Chen, Jian-Ping Wang, and Mo Li, "All-optical switching of a magnetoresistive device using telecom-band femtosecond laser", submitted (2015)
  3. Euijae Shim, Yu Chen, Sotiris Masmanidis, and Mo Li, “Photonic waveguides and grating couplers for high resolution light delivery for optogenetic neuromodulation”, submitted (2015)
  4. Huan Li, Semere A. Tadesse, Qiyu Liu, and Mo Li, "Nanophotonic cavity optomechanics with travelling surface acoustic waves at frequencies up to 12 GHz", Optica, in press (2015) [arxiv]
  5. 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]
  6. 2014

  7. Semere A. Tadesse, Mo Li, “Sub-optical wavelength acoustic wave modulation of integrated photonic resonators at microwave frequencies”, Nature Communications, 5, 5402 (2014) [link]
  8. Huan Li, Mo Li, “Optomechanical photon shuttling between photonic cavities”,Nature Nanotechnology, 9, 913 (2014) [link]
  9. 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]
  10. Yu Chen, Mo Li, “Integrated silicon and silicon nitride photonic circuits on flexible substrates”, Optics Letters, 39, 3449 (2014) [link]
  11. 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]
  12. Li He, Mo Li, “On-chip synthesis of circularly polarized emission of light with integrated photonic circuits”, Optics Letters, 39, 2553(2014). [link]
  13. 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]
  14. S. J. Koester, Mo Li, “Waveguide-Coupled Graphene Optoelectronics”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20, 6000211 (2014). [link]
  15. 2013

  16. 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]
  17. Huan Li, J. Noh, Yu Chen, Mo Li,“Enhanced optical forces in integrated hybrid plasmonic waveguides”, Optics Express, 21, 11839 (2013). [link]
  18. 2012

  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. Huan Li, Yoska Anugrah, S. J. Koester, Mo Li “Optical absorption in graphene integrated on silicon waveguides”, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 111110 (2012). [link]
  22. Yu Chen, Huan Li, Mo Li “Flexible and tunable silicon photonic circuits on plastic substrates”, Scientific Reports, 2, 622 (2012). [link]
  23. S. J. Koester, Huan Li, Mo Li “Switching energy limits of waveguide-coupled graphene-on-graphene optical modulators”, Optics Express, 20, 20330 (2012). [link]
  24. S. J. Koester, Mo Li “High-speed waveguide-coupled graphene-on-graphene optical modulators”, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 171107 (2012). [link]
  25. 2011

  26. 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]
  27. K. Y. Fong, W. Pernice, Mo Li, H. Tang “Tunable optical coupler controlled by opto-mechanical interactions”, Optics Express, 19, 15098(2011). [link]
  28. 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]
  29. 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]
  30. 2010

  31. Mo Li, W. Pernice, H. Tang, “Ultrahigh-Frequency Nano-Optomechanical Resonators in Slot Waveguide Ring Cavities”, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 183118 (2010). [link]
  32. 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]
  33. 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]
  34. 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]
  35. 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]
  36. 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]
  37. 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]
  38. 2009

  39. 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]
  40. 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).
  41. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, "A mechanical Kerr effect in deformable photonic media", Applied Physics Letters 95, 123507 (2009). [link]
  42. 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]
  43. 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]
  44. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, Optomechanical coupling in photonic crystal supported nanomechanical waveguides", Optics Express 17, 012424 (2009). [link]
  45. 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]
  46. 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]
  47. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, "Photothermal actuation in nanomechanical waveguide devices ", Journal of Applied Physics 105, 014508 (2009). [link]
  48. 2008

  49. 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]
  50. W. H. P. Pernice, Mo Li, H. X. Tang, "GHz photothermal effect in silicon photonic waveguide", Applied Physics Letters 93, 213106 (2008). [link]
  51. 2007 and earlier

  52. 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]
  53. 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).