Xiaobo Yin
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering • Physics

ECME 271

MSE Areas: scalable nanomanufacturing, nanophotonics, nanomaterials, graphene,two-dimensional materials, optoelectronic materials, optical metamaterials,avoustic metamaterials, optical and acoustical super-resolution imaging

Xiaobo Yin’s research focuses on natural and artificial nanoscale materials with unique optical, optoelectronic properties and their potential applications. Areas of study include understanding the electronic and optical characteristics of transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) and their localized defects; designing and characterizing metallic metamaterials with novel optical behavior, and engineering nanophotonic materials and structures for scalable applications.

Selected Publications and Accomplishments

Yin, X., Ye, Z., Chenet, D., O’Brien, K., Hone, J., & Zhang, X. (2011, March 11). Edge Nonlinear Optics on a MoS2 Atomic Monolayer. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6183/488.short

Yin, X., Ye, Z., Chenet, D., O’Brien, K., Hone, J., & Zhang, X. (2011, March 11). Edge Nonlinear Optics on a MoS2 Atomic Monolayer.  http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6183/488.short

Liu, M., Yin, X., Ulin-Avila, E., Geng, B., Zentgraf, T., Ju, L., . . . Zhang, X. (2011, June 2). A Graphene-based broadband optical modulator. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v474/n7349/abs/nature10067.html