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Assist Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering
532 NH, 416 Yates Street, Arlington, TX 76010
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering
Nanjing University
M.S.
Electrical Engineering
Wuhan University
B.S.
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
B.S.
Electrical Engineering
September 2013
Ongoing
Assist Professor
Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington
September 2007
Ongoing
Membership
Optical Society of America
Research Interest

Optofluidics/Microfluidics

Biomedical Sensing and Diagostics

Chemical/Environmental Sensing

Biophotonics

Bioinstrumentation

2014
X. Wu, M. K. K. Oo, K. Reddy, Q. Chen, Y. Sun, and X. Fan, "Optofluidic laser for dual-mode sensitive biomolecular detection with a large dynamic range," Nature Communications 5, 3779 (2014).
Journal Article
Published
2013
Q. Chen, H. Liu, W. Lee, Y. Sun, D. Zhu, H. Pei, C. Fan, and X. Fan, "Self-assembled DNA tetrahedral optofluidic lasers with precise and tunable gain control," Lab on a Chip 13, 3351–3354 (2013).
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2013
Xiang Wu, Qiushu Chen, Yuze Sun, and Xudong Fan, “Bio-inspired optofluidic lasers with luciferin,” Applied Physics Letters 102, 203706 (2013).
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2013
Qiushu Chen, Xingwang Zhang, Yuze Sun, Michael Ritt, Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan, and Xudong Fan, "Highly sensitive fluorescent protein FRET detection using optofluidic lasers," Lab on a Chip 13, 2679–2681 (2013).
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2012
Yuze Sun and Xudong Fan, “Distinguishing DNA via analog-to-digital like conversion using optofluidic lasers,” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 51, 1236-1239 (2012).
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2012
Yuze Sun and Xudong Fan, “Optical micro-ring resonators for chemical vapor sensing,” in OptoChemical NanoSensors, Taylor and Francis (2012)
Book Chapter
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2011
Yuze Sun and Xudong Fan, “Optical ring resonators for biochemical and chemical sensing,” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 399, 205–211 (2011)
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2011
Maung Kyaw Khaing Oo, Chia-Fang Chang, Yuze Sun, and Xudong Fan, “Rapid, Sensitive DNT Vapor Detection with UV-Assisted Photo-Chemically Synthesized Gold Nanoparticle SERS Substrates,” Analyst 136, 2811-2817 (2011)
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2011
Wonsuk Lee, Hao Li, Jonathan D. Suter, Karthik Reddy, Yuze Sun, and Xudong Fan, “Tunable single mode lasing from an on-chip optofluidic ring resonator laser,” Applied Physics Letters 98, 061103 (2011)
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2011
Wonsuk Lee*, Yuze Sun*, Hao Li, Karthik Reddy, Misha Sumetsky, and Xudong Fan, "A quasi-droplet optofluidic ring resonator laser using a micro-bubble," Applied Physics Letters 99, 091102 (2011) (*equal authorship)
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2010
Yuze Sun, Siyka. I. Shopova, Chung-Shieh Wu, Stephen Arnold, and Xudong Fan, “Bioinspired optofluidic FRET lasers via DNA scaffolds,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, 16039-16042 (2010). Highlighted in Nature Photonics 4, 732 (2010)
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2010
Yuze Sun, Jing Liu, Daniel J. Howard, Xudong Fan, Greg Frye-Mason, Shiou-jyh Ja, and Aaron K. Thompson, “Rapid tandem-column micro-gas chromatography based on optofluidic ring resonators with multi-point on-column detection,” Analyst 135, 165-171 (2010)
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2010
Hao Li, Yunbo Guo, Yuze Sun, Karthik Reddy, and Xudong Fan, “Analysis of single nanoparticle detection by using 3-dimensionally confined optofluidic ring resonators,” Optics Express18,25081–25088 (2010)
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2010
Jing Liu, Yuze Sun, Daniel J. Howard, Greg Frye-Mason, Aaron K. Thompson, Shiou-jyh Ja, Siao-Kwan Wang, Mengjun Bai, Haskell Taub, Mahmoud Almasri, and Xudong Fan, "Fabry-Perot Cavity Sensors for Multipoint On-Column Micro Gas Chromatography Detection," Analytical Chemistry 82, 4370–4375 (2010)
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2009
Yuze Sun, Jing Liu, Greg Frye-Mason, Shiou-jyh Ja, Aaron K. Thompson, and Xudong Fan, “Optofluidic ring resonator sensors for rapid DNT vapor detection,” Analyst134, 1386 – 1391 (2009). Highlighted by SPIE Newsroom SPIE (DOI: 10.1117/2.1200904.1621)
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2009
Yuze Sun, Jonathan D. Suter, and Xudong Fan, “Robust integrated optofluidic-ring-resonator dye lasers,” Optics Letters 34, 1042-1044 (2009)
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2009
Xiang Wu, Yuze Sun, Jonathan D. Suter, and Xudong Fan, “Single mode coupled optofluidic ring resonator dye lasers,” Applied Physics Letters 94, 241109 (2009)
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2009
Siyka I. Shopova, Yuze Sun, Albert Rosenberger, and Xudong Fan, “Highly sensitive tuning of the resonance of coupled optical ring resonators by microfluidics,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 6, 425-429 (2009)
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2008
Yuze Sun and Xudong Fan, “Analysis of ring resonators for chemical vapor sensor development,” Optics Express 16, 10254-10268 (2008)
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2008
Yuze Sun, Siyka I. Shopova, Greg Frye-Mason, Xudong Fan, “Rapid chemical-vapor sensing using optofluidic ring resonators,” Optics Letters 33, 788-790 (2008).
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2008
Jonathan D. Suter, Yuze Sun, Daniel J. Howard, John A. Viator, and Xudong Fan, “PDMS embedded opto-fluidic microring resonator lasers,” Optics Express 16, 10248-10253 (2008)
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2008
Xudong Fan, Ian M. White, Siyka I. Shopova, Hongying Zhu, Jonathan D. Suter, and Yuze Sun, “Sensitive optical biosensors for unlabeled targets: A review,” Analytica Chimica Acta620, 8–26 (2008)
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2008
Siyka I. Shopova, Ian M. White, Yuze Sun, Hongying Zhu, and Xudong Fan, Greg Frye-Mason, Aaron Thompson, and Shiou-jyh Ja, “On-Column Micro-Gas-Chromatography Detection with Capillary-Based Optical Ring Resonators,” Analytical Chemistry 80, 2232-2238 (2008)
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2007
Ian M. White, John Gohring, Yuze Sun, Gilmo Yang, Scott Lacey, and Xudong Fan, “Versatile waveguide-coupled opto-fluidic devices based on liquid core optical ring resonators”, Applied Physics Letters 91-93, 241104 (2007)
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2007
Scott Lacey, Ian M. White, Yuze Sun, Siyka I. Shopova, Jay M. Cupps, Po Zhang, and Xudong Fan, “Versatile opto-fluidic ring resonator lasers with ultra-low threshold,” Optics Express 15, 15523-15530 (2007)
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Spring 2015
EE 5388 - Lasers
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Thursday5:00PM6:00PM
Laser fundamentals and applications
Last Updated on March 19, 2015, 9:28 am
Fall 2014
EE 5389 - Optical Biosensors: Instrumentation and Techniques
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Thursday5:00PM6:00PM
This course will provide students with an overview of modern biological and chemical sensing for in-vivo or in-vitro disease diagnosis and molecular analysis based on photonics and nanotechnology. Considerations in bio/chemical sensor design will be described; applications and limitations of each sensing technology will be discussed.             Through lectures, recent literature review papers, classroom discussion, and a course project, students will be familiar with the research frontiers in the bio/chemical sensing field, obtain a detailed understanding of underlying sensing principles, the cutting-edge optical sensing techniques, and the related instrumentation. The course will prepare students to apply acquired knowledge in their own research projects in the bio/chemical sensor development as well as in their future academic/industrial career.
Last Updated on November 1, 2014, 10:37 pm
Fall 2014
EE 4328 - Optical Biosensors: Instrumentation and Techniques
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Thursday5:00PM6:00PM
This course will provide students with an overview of modern biological and chemical sensing for in-vivo or in-vitro disease diagnosis and molecular analysis based on photonics and nanotechnology. Considerations in bio/chemical sensor design will be described; applications and limitations of each sensing technology will be discussed.             Through lectures, recent literature review papers, classroom discussion, and a course project, students will be familiar with the research frontiers in the bio/chemical sensing field, obtain a detailed understanding of underlying sensing principles, the cutting-edge optical sensing techniques, and the related instrumentation. The course will prepare students to apply acquired knowledge in their own research projects in the bio/chemical sensor development as well as in their future academic/industrial career.
Last Updated on November 1, 2014, 10:37 pm
Spring 2014
EE 5389 - Microfluidics
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Thursday5:00PM6:00PM
This course introduces the basic principles of micro-scale fluidic mechanics, discusses key components in microfluidic devices and their fabrication techniques, and review applications of microfluidics in various emerging fields. Through lectures, recent literature review papers, classroom discussion, and a course project, students will have a clear understanding about microfluidics and microfluidic devices. This course is designed to bring interdisciplinary views and approaches in the course materials and will prepare students to apply acquired knowledge in their future academic/industrial career.
Last Updated on November 1, 2014, 10:40 pm
Spring 2014
EE 4328 - Microfluidics
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Thursday5:00PM6:00PM
This course introduces the basic principles of micro-scale fluidic mechanics, discusses key components in microfluidic devices and their fabrication techniques, and review applications of microfluidics in various emerging fields. Through lectures, recent literature review papers, classroom discussion, and a course project, students will have a clear understanding about microfluidics and microfluidic devices. This course is designed to bring interdisciplinary views and approaches in the course materials and will prepare students to apply acquired knowledge in their future academic/industrial career.
Last Updated on November 1, 2014, 10:40 pm
Fall 2013
EE 5389 - Optical Biosensors: Instrumentation and Techniques
This course will provide students with an overview of modern biological and chemicalsensing for in-vivo or in-vitro disease diagnosis and molecular analysis based on photonics andnanotechnology. Considerations in bio/chemical sensor design will be described; applicationsand limitations of each sensing technology will be discussed. Through lectures, recent literature review papers, classroom discussion, and a courseproject, students will be familiar with the research frontiers in the bio/chemical sensing field,obtain a detailed understanding of underlying sensing principles, the cutting-edge opticalsensing techniques, and the related instrumentation. The course will prepare students to applyacquired knowledge in their own research projects in the bio/chemical sensor development aswell as in their future academic/industrial career.
Last Updated on September 12, 2013, 6:24 pm