Welcome to Prof. Jie Yao's research group at the University of California, Berkeley.

Our group is focused on the design, fabrication and characterization of novel optical materials and explore their applications in various areas including nanophotonics, plasmonics, and optoelectronics.



06/2016: Xi's paper on "Excitation and propagation of surface plasmon polaritons on a non-structured surface with gradient permittivity" is in press by Light: Science & Applications. Congratulations!

4/2016: Professor Yao is named Bakar Fellow. Congratulations! Link

3/2016: Professor Yao receives the SPIE Early Career Achievement Award. Congratulations! Link

12/2015: Yanping's paper on "Dynamic Control of Optical Response in Layered Metal Chalcogenide Nanoplates" is published online by Nano Letters. Congratulations! Link

12/2015: Professor Yao has won the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal “Electric Field Localization and Enhancement at Optical Frequencies Enabled by Material’s Dissipation.” Congratulations! Link