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Dr Ning Liu

DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILSOPHY IN PHYSICS

Biography

Dr. Ning Liu received a B.S. degree in Physics from Peking University, China, in 1999 and a Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics from University of California at Irvine in 2005. Prior to joining the University of Limerick,Ireland as a lecturer in 2013, she worked as postdoctoral research fellow in UK, Canada, China, and Ireland. She has specialties in scanning probe microscopy and ultrafast spectroscopy and microscopy. Her current research interests focus on nanophotonics and plasmonics. She has published 43 journal articles, including papers in Nature nanotechnology, Nature chemistry, Nature Materials, Physical review letters, Nano Letters, ACS Photonics etc.For a full list of publications, please visit: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=QgUds54AAAAJ&hl=en

Teaching Interests

- Quantum Mechanics (PH4061)
- Semiconductor I/Semiconductor Processing (PH4071/PH5098)
- Mechanics/Heat/Electricity & Magnetism (PH4131)
-Physics for Engineers 1 (PH4011)
- Wave/Light/Modern Physics (PH4102)

Research Collaborators

  • Alberto Diaspro - Joint Publication - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT -Italy
  • Greg Sun - Host Incoming Visitor - University of Massachusetts Boston -USA
  • Hongxing Xu - Host Incoming Visitor - Chinese Academy of Sciences -China
  • Paolo Bianchini - Joint Publication - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT -Italy

Publications

Conference Publication

2017

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers
Corbett B.;Loi R.;Quinn D.;O'Callaghan J.;Liu N.
DOI: 10.1364/IPRSN.2017.ITu2A.4

2017

Do Low-loss Doped Semiconductor Nanoparticles Yield Stronger Field Enhancement?
Khurgin, JB,Wu, PC,Tsai, DP,Liu, N,Hsieh, W,Sun, G,
2014 Conference On Lasers And Electro-Optics (Cleo)

2017

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers
Khurgin J.;Wu P.;Tsai D.;Liu N.;Hsieh W.;Sun G.
DOI: 10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2017.FF1G.3

Other Publication

2018

Plasmon Waveguiding in Nanowires
Wei, H,Pan, D,Zhang, SP,Li, ZP,Li, Q,Liu, N,Wang, WH,Xu, HX
Chemical Reviews DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00441

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019

Synthesis and Characterization of CuZnSe<inf>2</inf> Nanocrystals in Wurtzite, Zinc Blende, and Core-Shell Polytypes
Ren H.;Wang M.;Li Z.;Laffir F.;Brennan G.;Sun Y.;Stokes K.;Geaney H.;O'Reilly E.;Gao P.;Liu N.;McCarthy C.;Ryan K.
Chemistry Of Materials DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b03063

2018

Comparative analysis of metals and alternative infrared plasmonic materials
Hsieh, WT;Wu, PC;Khurgin, JB;Tsai, DP;Liu, N;Sun, G
Acs Photonics DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01166

2013

Plasmonic Amplification with Ultra-High Optical Gain at Room Temperature
Ning Liu, Hong Wei, Jing Li, Zhuoxian Wang, Xiaorui Tian, Anlian Pan, and Hongxing Xu
Scientific Reports

2012

Nanoelectromechanical devices in a fluidic environment
O. Svitelskiy, V. Sauer, D. Vick, K-M. Cheng, N. Liu, M. R. Freeman, and W. K. Hiebert
Physical Review E

2011

Dynamic Chiral Flipping within Strongly Chemisorbed Molecular Monolayers at Surfaces
Ning Liu, George R. Darling, and Rasmita Raval
Chemical Communications

2011

Quantum dot-based local field imaging reveals plasmon-based interferometric logic in silver nanowire networks
Hong Wei, Zhipeng Li, Xiaorui Tian, Zhuoxian Wang, Fengchi Cong, Ning Liu, Shunping Zhang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Hongxing Xu
Nano Letters

2009

Drastic symmetry breaking in supramolecular organization of enantiomerically unbalanced monolayers at surfaces
O. Svitelskiy, V. Sauer, N. Liu, K-M. Cheng, E. Finley, M. R. Freeman, and W. K. Hiebert
Physical Review Letters

2009

Semiconducting polymer waveguides for end-fired ultra-fast optical amplifiers
N. Liu, A. Ruseckas, N. Montgomery, I. D. W. Samuel, and G. A. Turnbull
Optics Express

2009

Drastic symmetry breaking in supramolecular organization of enantiomerically unbalanced monolayers at surfaces
S. Haq, N. Liu, Vincent Humblot, A. P. J. Jansen, and R. Raval
Nature Chemistry

2008

Time Domain Control of Ultrahigh Frequency Nanomechanical Systems
N. Liu, F. Giesen, M. Belov, J. Losby, J. Moroz, A. E. Fraser, G. McKinnon, T. J. Clement, V. Sauer, W. K. Hiebert, and M. R. Freeman
Nature Nanotechnology

2008

A simple cell for the analysis of nanoelectromechanical systems under gas pressure
O. Svitelskiy, N. Liu, V. Sauer, K-M. Cheng, E. Finley, M. Belov, M. R. Freeman, and W. K. Hiebert
Review Of Scientific Instruments

2007

Direct visualization of enantiospecific substitution of chiral guest molecules into heterochiral molecular assemblies at surfaces
Ning Liu, Sam Haq, George R. Darling, and Rasmita Raval
Angewandte Chemie-International Edition

2005

Vibronic Spectroscopy of Single C60 Molecules and Monolayers with the STM
Nilay A. Pradhan, Ning Liu, and Wilson Ho
Journal Of Physical Chemistry B

2004

Vibronic states in single molecules: C60 and C70 on ultrathin Al2O3 films
Ning Liu, Nilay A. Pradhan and Wilson Ho
Journal Of Chemical Physics