Dr. Qi-Huo Wei’s research interests include nanobioscience, nanophotonics, micro/nanofluidics, nanophononics, biophysics, soft condensed matter physics, materials with novel structures/properties and micro/nanofabrication.
Ph.D. Nanjing University, China, 1993 (Advisor: Nai-Ben Ming)
B.S. Nanjing University, China, 1986
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Patents and Invention Disclosures:
Q. -H. Wei, X. L. Fan, K. H. Su, and X. Zhang, “Microelectromechanical Band-Pass Filters for Radio-Frequency Signal Processing” (Patent filed by UCLA, 2005)
J. Gu, C. F. Chou, Q. H. Wei, F. Zenhausern, “Composite Cap Sealing of 1D, 2D Nanofluidic Channels and Integrated Nano/Microfluidic Channel Devices Below 20 nm at Room Temperature” (Arizona State University, invention disclosure in 2006, provisional patent in processing)
X. Zhang, K. H. Su, Q. H. Wei, C. Sun, “Real-Time, Single-Step Bioassay using Nanoplasmonic Resonator with Ultra-High Sensitivity” (invention disclosure, UC Berkeley, 2006)
Q. H. Wei, C. F. Chou, J. Gu, and F. Zenhausern, “Microbubble Entrapment and Dissolution in Nanofluidic Channels”, (submitted, 2006)
K. H. Su, Q. H. Wei, and X. Zhang, “Tunable and Augmented Plasmon Resonances of Au/SiO2/Au Nanodisks”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88: 063118 (2006).
Z. W. Liu, Q. H. Wei, and X. Zhang, “Surface Plasmon Interference Nanolithography” (SPIN), Nano Letters 5, 957(2005).
C. F. Chou, J. Gu, Q. H. Wei, J. Liu, R. Gupta, T. Nishio, F. Zenhausern (2005). “Nanopatterned Structures for Biomolecular Analysis and Genomic Applications”, W. Y. Lai, S. Pau, O.D. Lopez (Eds.), Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5592, Nanofabrication: Technologies, Devices, and Applications; 183-192. (Optics East 2004, Oct. 25-29, Philadelphia, PA., invited paper).
C. F. Chou, J. Gu, Q. H. Wei, Y. J. Liu, R. Gupta, T. Nishio, F. Zenhausern (2005), “Nanopatterned Structures for Biomolecular Analysis toward Genomic and Proteomic Applications”, Proc. SPIE Vol. 5592, p. 183-192.
J. Gu, Q. H. Wei, C. F. Chou, F. Zenhausern (2005). “Mask Fabrication towards Sub-10 nm Imprint Lithography”, Proceedings of SPIE, Emerging Lithographic Technologies IX 2005.
Q. H. Wei, K. H. Su, S. Durant, and X. Zhang, “Plasmon Resonance of Finite One-dimensional Au Nanoparticle Chains”, Nano Letters 4, 1067(2004).
Q. H. Wei and X. L. Wu, “Grain Boundary Dynamics under Mechanical Annealing in Two-Dimensional Colloids”, Phys. Rev. E 70: 020401(2004).
K. H. Su, Q. H. Wei, X. Zhang, J. Mock, D. R. Smith, and S. Schultz, “Interparticle Coupling Effects on Plasmon Resonances of Nano Metallic Particles”, Nano Letters 3, 1087 (2003).
Q. H. Wei, C. Demid, X. L. Wu, “Controlled Assembly of 2D Colloidal Crystals with Mechanical Annealing” Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 1641(2000).
Q. H. Wei, C. Bechinger, and P. Leiderer, “Single-File Diffusion of Colloids in One-Dimensional Channels”, Science 287, 625 (2000).
Q. H. Wei, C. Bechinger, D. Rudhardt, P. Leiderer, “Experimental Study of Laser Induced Melting in Two-dimensional Colloids”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 2606 (1998).
Q. H. Wei, X. Y. Lei, C. H. Zhou, N. B. Ming, “Structure Formation in Colloidal Suspension Film Subjected to an External Alternating Electrical Field”, Phys. Rev. E. 51, 1586 (1995).
Y. M. Zhu, Z. H. Lu, X. B. Jia, Q. H. Wei, D. Xiao, Y. Wei, “Anchoring Transition of Liquid Crystals on Crown Ether Monolayer”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 2573 (1994).
2006-present, Assistant Professor, Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University
2003-2006, Staff Scientist, Center for Applied Nanobioscience, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
2001-2003, Postgraduate Researcher/Assistant Research Engineer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCLA (Advisor: Xiang Zhang)
2000-2001, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University
1999-2000, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh (Advisor: Xiao-Lun Wu)
1997-1999, A. v. Humboldt Senior Research Fellow, University of Konstanz, Germany (Host Professors: Paul Leiderer, Clemens Bechinger)
1993-1996, Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southeast University, China