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Books and Monographs

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Man-Wai Mak and (Jen-Tzung Chien), Machine Learning for Speaker Recognition, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 9781108428125, 309 pages, June 2020, U.K.

(Yuanming Shi), Jialin Dong and Jun Zhang, Low-overhead Communications in IoT Networks – Structured Signal Processing Approaches, Springer, ISBN 978-981-15-3869-8, 152 pages, 2020, Singapore.

(Xianghao Yu), (Chang Li), Jun Zhang and (Khaled B. Letaief), Stochastic Geometry Analysis of Multi-Antenna Wireless Networks, Springer, ISBN 978-981-13-5880-7, 178 pages, 2019, Singapore.

(Peter Han Joo Chong) and Ivan Wang-Hei Ho (Editors), Vehicular Networks: Applications, Performance Analysis and Challenges, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-53615-978-3, 316 pages, September 2019, New York, U.S.A.

(Yang Yang) and Gang Li (Editors), Progress in Highly Efficient Solution Process Organic Photovoltaic Devices – Fundamentals, Materials, Devices and Fabrication, Springer-Verlag GmbH, ISBN 978-3-662-45508-1, 409 pages, 2015, Berlin, Germany.

Shibiao Wan and Man-Wai Mak, Machine Learning for Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction, De Gruyter, ISBN 978-1-5015-1048-9, 192 pages, March 2015, Germany.

Hak-Keung Lam and Frank Hung-Fat Leung, Stability Analysis of Fuzzy-Model-Based Control Systems: Linear-Matrix-Inequality Approach, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-17843-6, 1st edition, 226 pages, 2011, Berlin.

Wai M. Tam, Francis C. M. Lau and Chi K. Tse, Digital Communications with Chaos: Multiple Access Techniques and Performance, Elsevier, ISBN 0080-451519, 238 pages, 2007, U.K.

Wai M. Tam, Francis C. M. Lau and Chi K. Tse, Digital Communications with Chaos: Multiple Access Techniques and Performance, Science Press, ISBN 978-7-03-019030-7, 185 pages, June 2007, Beijing, China.  (in Chinese) (數字混沌通信:多址方式及性能評估,北京:科學出版社)

S.Y. Kung, M.W. Mak and (S.H. Lin), Biometric Authentication: A Machine Learning Approach, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-131-47824-9, 476 pages, 2005, U.S.A.

X.D. Zhang, K.T. Lo and (J. Feng), Fundamental of Image Coding and Wavelet Compression: Principles, Algorithms and Standards, Tsinghua University Press, ISBN 7-302-07746-0, 340 pages, March 2004, China. (in Chinese) (圖象編碼基礎和小波壓縮技術:原理、算法和標準,清華大學出版社)

F.C.M. Lau and C.K. Tse, Chaos-Based Digital Communication Systems: Operating Principles, Analysis Methods, and Performance Evaluation, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-00602-8, 228 pages, 2003, Germany.

Zheru Chi, (Hong Yan) and (Tuan Pham), Fuzzy Algorithms: with Applications to Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, World Scientific Publishing, ISBN 978-981-02-2697-8, 225 pages, 1996, Singapore.

List of Journal Papers (since 2015)

2020 (To be updated)

5G and Future Wireless Networks

(Y. Shen), (Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “LORM: Learning to optimize for resource management in wireless networks with few training samples,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2019.2947591. (accepted, to be published)

 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Sean S.H. Xu, M.W. Mak, and C.C. Cheung, “I-Vector Based Patient Adaptation of Deep Neural Networks for Automatic Heartbeat Classification,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2019.2919732. (accepted, to be published)

 

Big Data Analytics

(Y. Yu), (W. Wang), (R. Huang), J. Zhang, and (K. B. Letaief), “Achieving load-balanced, redundancy-free cluster caching with selective partition,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TPDS.2019.2931004. (accepted, to be published)

(Y. Yu), (C. Zhang), (W. Wang), J. Zhang, and (K. B. Letaief), “Towards dependency-aware cache management for data-parallel applications,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, DOI: 10.1109/TCC.2019.2945015. (accepted, to be published)

 

Bioinformatics

N.F. Law, “Application of Signal processing for DNA Sequence Compression,” IET Signal Processing, DOI: 10.1049/iet-spr.2018.5392. (accepted, to be published)

 

Forward Error Correction Codes

Sheng Jiang, P.W. Zhang, F.C.M. Lau, and Chiu-W. Sham “An Ultimate-Shannon-Limit-Approaching Gbps Throughput Encoder/Decoder System,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II. (accepted, to be published)

(Jing Bai), (Yongchao Wang) and F.C.M. Lau, “Minimum-Polytope-Based Linear Programming Decoder for LDPC Codes via ADMM Approach,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.  (accepted, to be published)

(Kang Wei), (Jun Li), (Lingjun Kong), (Feng Shu) and F.C.M. Lau, “Page-Based Dynamic Partitioning Scheduling for LDPC Decoding in MLC NAND Flash Memory,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, DOI: 10.1109/TCSII.2019.2897223.  (accepted, to be published)

Yi Fang, (Guohua Zhang), (Guofa Cai), F.C.M. Lau, Pingping Chen and (Guojun Han), “Root-Protograph-based BICM-ID: A Reliable and Efficient Transmission Solution for Block-Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Communications. (accepted, to be published)

 

Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

(Jing Sun), (Zhan-Li Sun), Kin-Man Lam and (Zhigang Zeng), “A Robust Point Set Registration Approach with Multiple Effective Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. (accepted, to be published)

Cigdem Turan, (Karl David Neergaard), and Kin-Man Lam, “Facial Expressions of Comprehension (FEC),” IEEE Trans. on Affective Computing, DOI: 10.1109/TAFFC.2019.2954498.  (accepted, to be published)

(Muwei Jian), (Junyu Dong), (Wenyin Zhang), (Huaxiang Zhang), Kin-Man Lam, and (Yilong Yin), “Learning the Traditional Art of Chinese Calligraphy via Three-dimensional Reconstruction and Assessment,” IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2019.2937187.  (accepted, to be published)

(Xiaodong Wang), (Kairui Chen), (Dong Li), (Yun Zhang) and Kin-Man Lam “A Deeply Learned Pore-scale Facial Features under the large Pore-scale Dataset,” Pattern recognition Letters, Vol. 129, pp. 247–54, January 2020.

(Yu-Qiu Chen), (Zhanli Sun) and Kin-Man Lam, “An Efficient Superpixel-based Approach for Background Subtraction,” IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 601–9, January 2020.

 

Internet of Things

J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Mobile edge intelligence and computing for the Internet of vehicles,” Proceeding of IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2019.2947490. (accepted, to be published)

 

Multimedia Signal Processing

Wei Kuang, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Machine Learning Based Fast Intra Mode Decision for HEVC Screen Content Coding Via Decision Trees,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TCSVT.2019.2903547. (accepted, to be published)

Wei Kuang, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang, and Wan-Chi Siu, “Online-Learning-Based Bayesian Decision Rule for Fast Intra Mode and CU Partitioning Algorithm in HEVC Screen Content Coding,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, DOI:10.1109/TIP.2019.2924810. (accepted, to be published)

Yuk-Hee Chan, Zi-Xin Xu and Pak-Kong Lun, “A Framework of Reversible Color-to-grayscale Conversion with Watermarking Feature,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 29, pp. 859–70, 2020.

 

Power Electronics and Power Networks

Akif Zia Khan and K.H. Loo, “A Three-Phase Dual-Active-Bridge DC-DC Converter with Reconfigurable Resonant Network for Efficient Wide Voltage Range Operation,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2920115. (accepted, to be published)

(Xiaohui Qu), (Yanyan Jing), (Jing Lian), S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Design for Continuous-current-mode Operation of Inductive-power-transfer Converters with Load-independent Output,” IET Power Electronics, DOI: 10.1049/iet-pel.2018.6275. (accepted, to be published)

M. Yaqoob, K.H. Loo, Y.P. Chan and (Juri Jatskevich), “Optimal Modulation for a Fifth-Order Dual-Active-Bridge Resonant Immittance DC-DC Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2019.2911233. (accepted, to be published)

Y.P. Chan, M. Yaqoob, C.S. Wong and K.H. Loo, “Realization of High-Efficiency Dual-Active-Bridge Converter with Reconfigurable Multilevel Modulation Scheme,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, DOI: 10.1109/JESTPE.2019.2926070. (accepted, to be published)

 

Thin Film Opto-electronics and Organic Electronics

Hanlin Hu, Mriganka Singh, Xuejuan Wan, Jiaoning Tang, Chih-Wei Chu, Gang Li, "Nucleation and crystal growth control for scalable solution-processed organic–inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Advance Article 2020 DOI: 10.1039/C9TA11245F.

 

Wireless Communications and Networking

Wanmai Yuan, Nuwan Ganganath, Chi-Tsun Cheng, Guo Qing, F.C.M. Lau, and Yanjie Zhao, “Path-Planning-Enabled Semi-Flocking Control for Multi-target Monitoring in Mobile Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. (accepted, to be published)

2019

5G and Future Wireless Networks

  1. X. Wang, M. Jia, Q. Guo, I. W.-H. Ho and F. C.-M. Lau, "Full-Duplex Relaying Cognitive Radio Network with Cooperative Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access," IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 3897–908, December 2019.

(R. Arslan), (P.H.-J. Chong), I.W.-H. Ho, (X. Li) and (W. Liu), “An Overview of Mobile Edge Computing: Architecture, Technology and Direction,” KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 4849–64, October 2019.

  1. L. Liu, (S. Zhang) and (R. Zhang), “Multi-Beam UAV Communication in Cellular Uplink: Cooperative Interference Cancellation and Sum-Rate Maximization,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 18, No. 10, pp. 4679–91, October 2019.
  1. L. Liu, (S. Zhang) and (R. Zhang), “CoMP in the Sky: UAV Placement and Movement Optimization for Multi-User Communications,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 67, Issue 8, pp. 5645–58, August 2019

(T. Jiang), (Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Joint activity detection and channel estimation for IoT networks: phase transition and computation-estimation tradeoff,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 6212–25, August 2019.

(K. B. Letaief), (W. Chen), (Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (A.-Y. Zhang), “The Roadmap to 6G – AI Empowered Wireless Networks,” IEEE Commun. Mag., Vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 84–90, August 2019.

(S. He), (J. Wang), J. Zhang, (Y. Huang) and (X. Zhang), “Coordinated Fronthaul Data Assignment and Multicast Beamforming for Cache-enabled Wireless Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 1082–5, August 2019.

(Min Jia), Xinyu Wang, (Qing Guo), I.W.-H. Ho, (Xuemai Gu) and F.C.-M. Lau, “Performance Analysis of Cooperative Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Based on Spectrum Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 68, No. 7, pp. 6855–66, July 2019.

(X. Yu), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Doubling phase shifters for efficient hybrid precoder design in millimeter-wave communication systems,” Journal of Communications and Information Networks, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 51–67, June 2019.

(T. Lin), (J. Cong), (Y. Zhu), J. Zhang and (K.B. Letaief), “Hybrid Beamforming for Millimeter Wave Systems Using the MMSE Criterion,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp. 3693–708, May 2019.

  1. X. Wang, (M. Jia), I. W.-H. Ho, (Q. Guo) and F.C.M. Lau, “Exploiting Full-Duplex Two-Way Relay Cooperative Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 67, Issue 4, pp. 2716–29, April 2019.

Xinyu Wang, (Min Jia), (Qing Guo), Ivan Wang-Hei Ho and (Jinsong Wu), “Joint Power, Original Bandwidth, and Detected Hole Bandwidth Allocation for Multi-Homing Heterogeneous Networks Based on Cognitive Radio,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 68, Issue 3, pp. 2777–90, March 2019.

(Q. Wu), L. Liu and (R. Zhang), “Fundamental tradeoffs in communication and trajectory design for UAV-enabled wireless network,” IEEE Wireless Commun., Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 36–44, February 2019.

 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

(Xiaoguang Li), (Xu Sun), Kin-Man Lam, (Li Zhuo), (Jiafeng Li) and (Ning Dong), “Deep-network based method for joint image deblocking and super-resolution,” IET – Image Processing, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 1636–47, 2019.

(Haojie Li), (Sihang Wu), (Shuangping Huang), Kin-Man Lam and (Xiaofen Xing), "Deep Motion-Appearance Convolutions for Robust Visual Tracking," IEEE Access, Vol. 7, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2958405, 2019.

Yuechi Jiang and Frank H.F. Leung, “Source Microphone Recognition Aided by a Kernel-based Projection Method,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 14, No. 11, pp. 2875–86, November 2019.

  1. Y. Jiang and Z. Chi, “A CNN Model for Semantic Person Part Segmentation With Capacity Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 28, Issue 5, pp. 2465–78, May 2019.
  1. Y. Jiang and Z. Chi, “A CNN Model for Human Parsing Based on Capacity Optimization,” Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, Issue 7, Art. No. 1330, April 2019.

Hailiang Li, Kin-Man Lam and (M. Wang), “Image Super-resolution via Feature-augmented Random Forest,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 72, pp. 25–34, March 2019.

(L. Chen), (S. Wang), Kin-Man Lam, (H. Zhou), (M. Jian) and (J. Dong), “Cascaded One-vs-rest Detection Network for Fine-grained Recognition without Part Annotations,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 78, Issue 4, pp. 4381–95, February 2019.

 

Bioinformatics

K.O. Cheng, N.F. Law and W.C. Siu, “Clustering-based Compression for Population DNA Sequences,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 208–21, January–February 2019.

 

Complex Networks

  1. T. Shanmukhappa, I.W.-H. Ho, C.K. Tse and (K.K. Leung), “Recent Development in Public Transport Network Analysis from the Complex Network Perspective,” IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 4880–97, November 2019.

Forward Error Correction Codes

Zhaojie Yang, Yi Fang, Guohua Zhang, F.C.M. Lau, Shahid Mumtaz, and Daniel B. da Costa, “Analysis and Optimization of Tail-Biting Spatially Coupled Protograph LDPC Codes for BICM-ID Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2019.2949600, October 2019.

Zhiping Xu, Lin Wang, Shaohua Hong, F.C.M. Lau, and Chiu-Wing Sham, “Joint Shuffled Scheduling Decoding Algorithm for DP-LDPC Codes-Based JSCC Systems,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, DOI: 10.1109/LWC.2019.2937766, August 2019.

Cheng Wang, Jun Li, Lingjun Kong, Feng Shu, and F.C.M. Lau, “Adaptive 2D Scheduling based Nonbinary Majority-logic Decoding for NAND Flash Memory,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, DOI: 10.1109/TCSII.2019.2935031, August 2019.

  1. Y. Fang, (P. Chen), (G. Cai), F.C.M. Lau, (S. Liew) and (G. Han), “Outage-Limit-Approaching Channel Coding for Future Wireless Communications: Root-Protograph Low-Density Parity-Check Codes,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 85–93, June 2019.

(B. Wang), (P. Chen), (Y. Fang) and F.C.M. Lau, “The Design of Vertical RS-CRC and LDPC Code for Ship-based Satellite Communications On-the-move,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp. 44977–86, January 2019.

 

Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

Zhanli Sun, Kin-Man Lam, “A CSF-based CNR Approach for Small-Size Image Sequences,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 1808–11, 2019.

(Ying Zhang), (Xia Chen), (Zhan-Li Sun), Kin-Man Lam and (Zhigang Zeng), “An Accelerated Procrustean Markov Process Model with Coherent Constraint for Non-Rigid Structure from Motion,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2945356, 2019.

(Jing Sun), (Xia Chen), (Zhan-Li Sun), Kin-Man Lam and (Zhigang Zeng), "Point Set Registration With a Hybrid Structure Constraint," IEEE Access, Vol. 7, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.294347, 2019.

(R. Li), (H. Fu), (W.L. Lo), Z. Chi, (Z. Song) and (D. Wen), “Skeleton-Based Action Recognition With Key-Segment Descriptor and Temporal Step Matrix Model,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp. 169782–95, November 2019.

  1. M. Saad Shakeel and Kin-Man Lam, “Deep-Feature Encoding-based Discriminative Model for Age-invariant Face Recognition,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 93, pp. 442–57, September 2019.
  1. M. Saad Shakeel, Kin-Man Lam and Chun-Cheung Lai, “Learning Sparse Discriminant Low-Rank Features for Low-Resolution Face Recognition,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 63, Article 102590, August 2019.

(Muwei Jian), (Qiang Qi), (Hui Yu), (Junyu Dong), (Chaoran Cui), (Xiushan Nie), (Huaxiang Zhang), (Yilong Yin) and Kin-Man Lam, “The Extended Marine Underwater Environment Database and Baseline Evaluations,” Applied Soft Computing Journal, Vol. 80, pp. 425–37, July 2019.

(R. Li), (H. Fu), (Y. Zheng), (W.L. Lo), (J.J. Yu), (C.H.P. Sit), Z. Chi, (Z. Song) and (D. Wen), “Automated Fine Motor Evaluation for Developmental Coordination Disorder,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 27, Issue 5, pp. 963–73, May 2019.

(Y. Zheng), (H. Fu), (R. Li), (W.L. Lo), Z. Chi, (D.D. Feng), (Z. Song) and (D. Wen), “Intelligent Evaluation of Strabismus in Videos Based on an Automated Cover Test,” Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, Issue 4, Art. No. 731, February 2019.

 

Imaging Systems

Yin Xiao, Lina Zhou and Wen Chen, “Experimental demonstration of ghost-imaging-based authentication in scattering media,” Optics Express, Vol. 27, No. 15, pp. 20558–66, 2019.

Wen Chen, “Single-shot in-line Holographic Authentication using Phase and Amplitude Modulation,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 121, pp. 473–78, October 2019.

  1. Y. Xiao, L. Zhou and Wen Chen, “Direct Single-Step Measurement of Hadamard Spectrum Using Single-Pixel Optical Detection,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 11, pp. 845–8, June 2019.
  1. Y. Xiao, L. Zhou and Wen Chen, “Fourier Spectrum Retrieval in Single-Pixel Imaging,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Art. No. 8651475, April 2019.

Internet of Things

Ka-Ho Lam, Chi-Chung Cheung and Wah-Ching Lee, "RSSI-Based LoRa Localization Systems for Large-Scale Indoor and Outdoor Environments," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 68, Issue 12, page 11778–91, December 2019.

 

Multimedia Signal Processing

(Muhammad Usman), (Xiangjian He), Kin-Man Lam, (Min Xu), (Jinjun Chen), (Syed Bokhari) and (Mian Ahmad Jan), “Error Concealment for Cloud–based and Scalable Video Coding of HD Videos,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 975–87, 2019.

Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wei Kuang, “Mode Skipping for HEVC Screen Content Coding Via Random Forest,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp. 2433–46, October 2019.

Yui-Lam Chan, Chang-Hong Fu, Hao Chen, and Sik-Ho Tsang, “Overview of Current Development in Depth Map Coding of 3D Video and its Future,” IET Signal Processing Journal, eFirst Article, pp. 1–17, October 2019.

Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan, and Wei Kuang, “Standard Compliant Light Field Lenslet Image Coding Model Using Enhanced Screen Content Coding Framework,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 28, No. 5, 053027, pp. 1–12, October 2019.

  1. Q. Ye, B.W.K. Ling, D.P.K. Lun and W. Kuang, “Parallel implementation of empirical mode decomposition for nearly bandlimited signals via polyphase representation,” Signal, Image and Video Processing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11760-019-01546-w, August 2019.

Zhi-Song Liu, Wan-Chi Siu, and Yui-Lam Chan, “Reference Based Face Super-Resolution,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp. 129112–26, August 2019.

Tingtian Li and Daniel P.K. Lun, “Single-Image Reflection Removal via a Two-Stage Background Recovery Process,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 26, No. 8, pp. 1237–41, August 2019.

Wei Kuang, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang and Wan-Chi Siu, “DeepSCC: Deep Learning Based Fast Prediction Network for Screen Content Coding,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Early Access Article, pp. 1–15, July 2019.

Tingtian Li, Daniel P.K. Lun, Y.H. Chan and Budianto, “Robust Reflection Removal Based on Light Field Imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 1798–812, April 2019.

Wei Kuang, Yui-Lam Chan,  Sik-Ho Tsang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast HEVC to SCC Transcoder by Early CU Partitioning Termination and Decision Tree-based Flexible Mode Decision for Intra-frame Coding,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp. 8773–88, January 2019.

Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan, Wei Kuang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Reduced-Complexity Intra Block Copy (IntraBC) Mode with Early CU Splitting and Pruning for HEVC Screen Content Coding,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 269–83, February 2019.

 

Nanophotonics

W.‐Y. Tsai, Q. Sun, G. Hu, P. C. Wu, R. J. Lin, C.‐W. Qiu, K. Ueno, H. Misawa, and D. P. Tsai, “Twisted Surface Plasmons with Spin‐Controlled Gold Surfaces,” Advanced Optical Materials, 2019. (IF=7.430)

  1. R. J. Lin, V.-C. Su, S. Wang, M. K. Chen, T. L. Chung, Y. H. Chen, H. Y. Kuo, J.-W. Chen, J. Chen, Y.-T. Huang, J.-H. Wang, C. H. Chu, P. C. Wu, T. Li, Z. Wang, S. Zhu, and D. P. Tsai, “Achromatic metalens array for full-colour light-field imaging,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 14, pp. 227–31, 2019. (IF=37.490)

W.‐Y. Tsai, T. L. Chung, H.‐H. Hsiao, J.‐W. Chen, R. J. Lin, P. C. Wu, G. Sun, C.‐M. Wang, H. Misawa and D. P. Tsai, “Second Harmonic Light Manipulation with Vertical Split Ring Resonators,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 31, p. 1806479, 2019.  (IF=21.950)

Kun-Ching Shen, Yi-Teng Huang, Tsung Lin Chung, Ming Lun Tseng, Wei-Yi Tsai, Greg Sun, Din Ping Tsai “Giant Efficiency of Visible Second-Harmonic Light by an All-Dielectric Multiple-Quantum-Well Metasurface,” Physical Review Applied, Vol. 12, No. 6, p. 064056, 2019.

Mu-Ku Chen, Cheng Hung Chu, Ren Jie Lin, Jia-Wern Chen, Yi-Teng Huang, Tzu-Ting Huang, Hsin Yu Kuo, Din Ping Tsai “Optical meta-devices: advances and applications,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 58, SK, SK0801, 2019.

Michael Semmlinger, Ming Zhang, Ming Lun Tseng, Tzu-Ting Huang, Jian Yang, Din Ping Tsai, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas “Generating Third Harmonic Vacuum Ultraviolet Light with a TiO2 Metasurface,” Nano Letters, Vol. 19, No. 12, pp. 8972–8, 2019.

Chen Chen, Wange Song, Jia-Wern Chen, Jung-Hsi Wang, Yu Han Chen, Beibei Xu, Mu-Ku Chen, Hanmeng Li, Bin Fang, Ji Chen, Hsin Yu Kuo, Shuming Wang, Din Ping Tsai, Shining Zhu, Tao Li “Spectral tomographic imaging with aplanatic metalens,” Light-Science & Applications, Vol. 8, 99, 2019.

Dong-Sheng Su, Din Ping Tsai, Ta-Jen Yen, Takuo Tanaka “Ultrasensitive and Selective Gas Sensor Based on a Channel Plasmonic Structure with an Enormous Hot Spot Region,” ACS Sensors, Vol. 4, No. 11, pp. 2900–7, 2019.

Meng-Fu Tsai, Jie Jiang, Shao, Pao-Wen Shao, Yu-Hong Lai, Jhih-Wei Chen, Sheng-Zhu Ho, Yi-Chun Chen, Din-Ping Tsai, Ying-Hao Chu “Oxide Heteroepitaxy-Based Flexible Ferroelectric Transistor,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 11, No. 29, pp. 25882–90, 2019.

Xiangang Luo, Din Ping Tsai, Min Gu, Minghui Hong “Extraordinary optical fields in nanostructures: from sub-diffraction-limited optics to sensing and energy conversion,” Chemical Society Reviews, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp. 2458–94, 2019.

  1. Q. H. Song, P. C. Wu, W. M. Zhu, W. Zhang, Z. X. Shen, P. H. J. Chong, Q. X. Liang, D. P. Tsai, T. Bourouina, Y. Leprince-Wang, and A. Q. Liu, "Split Archimedean Spiral Metasurface for Controllable GHz Asymmetric Transmission," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 114, p. 151105, 2019.
  1. M. L. Tseng, Z. H. Lin, H. Y. Kuo, T. T. Huang, Y. T. Huang, T. L. Chung, C. H. Chu, J. S. Huang, D. P. Tsai, “Stress‐Induced 3D Chiral Fractal Metasurface for Enhanced and Stabilized Broadband Near‐Field Optical Chirality,” Advanced Optical Materials, Vol. 7, p. 1900617, 2019.
  1. V. Savinov, N. Papasimakis, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev, “Optical anapoles,” Communications Physics, Vol. 2, 69, 2019.

J.Y. Yang, I. Ghimire, P. C. Wu, S. Gurung, C. Arndt, D. P. Tsai and H. W. H. Lee, “Photonic crystal fiber metalens,” Nanophotonics, Vol. 8, pp. 443–9, 2019.  (IF=6.014)

(Yin Xu), Feng Li, Zhe Kang, Dongmei Huang, Xianting Zhang, (Hwa-Yaw Tam), and P.K.A. Wai, "Hybrid Graphene-Silicon Based Polarization-Insensitive Electro-Absorption Modulator with High-Modulation Efficiency and Ultra-Broad Bandwidth," Nanomaterials, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p. 157, January 2019.

 

Optical Communications and Optical Sensing

(Wen Qi Zhang), (Tao Gui), (Qun Zhang), Chao Lu, (Tanya M. Monro), (Terence H. Chan), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and (V. Shahraam Afshar), “Correlated Eigenvalues of Multi-Soliton Optical Communications,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 9, Issue 1, Art. No. 6399, December 2019.

Bhargav Somepalli, (Deepa Venkitesh), Chao Lu, (Balaji Srinivasan), “Multi-point dynamic strain sensing using external modulation-based Brillouin optical correlation domain analysis”, Optics Express, Vol. 27, Issue 14, pp.19486–502, July 2019.

(S. Dong), (B. Dong), C. Yu, and (Y. Guo), “Cascaded Fiber Up-taper Modal Interferometer and its Application as Fiber Sensor,”  Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 37, No. 11, pp. 2675–80, June 2019.

 (Jingshun Pan), (Ji Zhou), (Xingwen Yi), (Qi Sui), Chao Lu and (Zhaohui Li), “Multi-Dimensional Optical Fiber Sensing Enabled by Digital Coherent Optical Technologies,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 37, Issue 11, pp. 2488–501, June 2019.

(Qun Zhang), (Yanfu Yang), Changjian Guo, Xian Zhou, (Yong Yao), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Algorithms for Blind Separation and Estimation of Transmitter and Receiver IQ Imbalances,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 37, Issue 10, pp. 2201–8, May 2019.

Xianting Zhang, (Shaokang Wang), Nan Guo, Feng Li, (Curtis R. Menyuk) and P.K.A. Wai, “Design of a Dual-channel Modelocked Fiber Laser that Avoids Multi-pulsing,” Optics Express, Vol. 27, Issue 10, pp. 14173–83, May 2019.

(Wenxuan Wang), (Long Huang), (Ji Tao), (Huatao Zhu), Xinwei Du, (Lijun Hao), Changyuan Yu, and (Xiangfei Chen), “Tunable Multiple-passband Microwave Photonic Filter Based on External Optical Injected Fabry-Pérot Laser,” Optics Express, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp. 12491–503, April 2019.

  1. X. You, (J. Chen), and C. Yu, “Cold-Start of Coherent Optical Receivers with Decision-Aided Maximum Likelihood Phase Estimation Scheme,” Optics Communications, Vol. 435, pp. 41–5, March 2019.

(P. Q. Zhu), (J. J. Wang), (F. Rao), C. Yu, (G. Zhou) and (X. G. Huang), “Differential Fresnel-Reflection-Based Fiber Biochemical Sensor with Temperature Self-Compensation for High-Resolution Measurement of Cd 2+ Concentration in Solution,” Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, pp. 644–9, March 2019.

Jianing Lu, Zhongwei Tan, (Alan Pak Tao Lau), (Songnian Fu), (Ming Tang) and Chao Lu, “Modulation Format Identification Assisted by Sparse-fast-Fourier-transform for Hitless Flexible Coherent Transceivers,” Optics Express, Vol. 27, Issue 5, pp. 7072–86, March 2019.

(Shao Hao Wang) and P.K.A. Wai, “Characterization of Polarization Pulling in Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers,” IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 1–11, February 2019.

Biwei Wang, (Liang Wang), Nan Guo, Zhiyong Zhao, Changyuan Yu and Chao Lu, “Deep Neural Networks Assisted BOTDA for Simultaneous Temperature and Strain Measurement with Enhanced Accuracy,” Optics Express, Vol. 27, No.3, pp. 2530–43, February 2019.

Faisal Nadeem Khan, (Qirui Fan), Chao Lu and (Alan Pak Tao Lau), “An Optical Communication’s Perspective on Machine Learning and Its Applications,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 493–516, January 2019.

(Z. Jin), (S. Mei), (S. Chen), (Y. Li), (C. Zhang), (Y. He), (X. Yu), C. Yu, (J.K.W. Yang), (B. Luk’yanchuk), (S. Xiao) and (C.W. Qiu), “Complex Inverse Design of Meta-optics by Segmented Hierarchical Evolutionary Algorithm,” ACS Nano, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 821–9, January 2019.

 

Power Electronics and Power Networks

Zhicong Huang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “An Inductive Power Transfer Converter with High Efficiency Throughout Battery Charging Process,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 10245–55, October 2019.

Hao Wu, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “A More Efficient PFC Single-Coupled-Inductor Multiple-Output Electrolytic Capacitor-Less LED Driver with Energy-Flow-Path Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 9, pp. 9052–66, September 2019.

  1. M. Ali, M. Yaqoob, (L. Cao) and K.H. Loo, “Disturbance-Observer-Based DC-Bus Voltage Control for Ripple Mitigation and Improved Dynamic Response in Two-Stage Single-Phase Inverter System,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 66, Issue 9, pp. 6836–45, September 2019.

(Xiaohui Qu), (Haijun Chu), Siu-Chung Wong and Chi K. Tse, “An IPT Battery Charger with Near Unity Power Factor and Load-Independent Constant Output Combating Design Constraints of Input Voltage and Transformer Parameters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 7719–27, August 2019.

Y.P. Chan, K.H. Loo, M. Yaqoob and Y.M. Lai, “A Structurally Reconfigurable Resonant Dual-Active-Bridge Converter and Modulation Method to Achieve Full-Range Soft-Switching and Enhanced Light-Load Efficiency,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, Issue 5, pp. 4195–207, May 2019.

(Guangming He), Qianhong Chen, (Xiaoyong Ren), Siu-Chung Wong and (Zhiliang Zhang), “Modeling and Design of Contactless Sliprings for Rotary Application,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 66, No. 5, pp. 4130–40, May 2019.

(Jianghua Lu), (Guorong Zhu), (Deyan Lin), S.C. Wong and (Jin Jiang), “Load-Independent Voltage and Current Transfer Characteristics of High-Order Resonant Network in IPT System,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 422–36, March 2019.

(Xiaohui Qu), (Haijun Chu), Zhicong Huang, Siu-Chung Wong, Chi K. Tse, (Chunting Chris Mi), and (Xi Chen), “Wide Design Range of Constant Output Current Using Double-Sided LC Compensation Circuits for Inductive Power Transfer Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 2364–74, March 2019.

  1. M. Yaqoob, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “A Four-Degrees-of-Freedom Modulation Strategy for Dual-Active-Bridge Series-Resonant Converter Designed for Total Loss Minimization,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 1065–81, February 2019.

Hao Wu, Siu-Chung Wong, Chi K. Tse and (Qianhong Chen), “A PFC Single-coupled-inductor Multiple-output LED Driver without Electrolytic Capacitor,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 1709–25, February 2019.

Akif Zia Khan, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Design, Analysis and Performance Characterization of Dual-Active-Bridge DC-DC Converter Utilizing Three-Phase Resonant Immittance Network,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 1159–80, February 2019.

 

Thin Film Opto-electronics and Organic Electronics

Hang Yin, Chujun Zhang, Hanlin Hu, Safakath Karuthedath, Yajun Gao, Hua Tang, Cenqi Yan, Li Cui, Patrick WK Fong, Zhuoqiong Zhang, Yaxin Gao, Junliang Yang, Zuo Xiao, Liming Ding, Frédéric Laquai, Shu Kong So, Gang Li, "Highly Crystalline Near-Infrared Acceptor Enabling Simultaneous Efficiency and Photostability Boosting in High-Performance Ternary Organic Solar Cells," ACS applied materials & interfaces,11 (51), 48095–102, 2019.

Ying Zhang, Delong Liu, Patrick WK Fong, Gang Li, "Investigation of low-bandgap nonfullerene acceptor-based polymer solar cells with very low photovoltage loss," Journal of Photonics for Energy, 9 (4), 045502, 2019.

Lingling Zhan, Shuixing Li, Shuhua Zhang, Tsz-Ki Lau, Thomas Rieks Andersen, Xinhui Lu, Minmin Shi, Chang-Zhi Li, Gang Li, Hongzheng Chen, "Combining Fused‐Ring and Unfused‐Core Electron Acceptors Enables Efficient Ternary Organic Solar Cells with Enhanced Fill Factor and Broad Compositional Tolerance," Solar RRL, 1900317, 2019.

Wei Yu, Qing Yang, Jinhui Zhang, Dandan Tu, Xuchao Wang, Xuan Liu, Gang Li, Xin Guo, Can Li, "Simple Is Best: A p-Phenylene Bridging Methoxydiphenylamine-Substituted Carbazole Hole Transporter for High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cells," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, (33), 30065, 2019.

Cenqi Yan, Tao Liu, Yuzhong Chen, Ruijie Ma, Hua Tang, Gang Li, Tengfei Li, Yiqun Xiao, Tao Yang, Xinhui Lu, Xiaowei Zhan, He Yan, Gang Li, Bo Tang, "ITC‐2Cl: a Versatile Middle‐Bandgap Nonfullerene Acceptor for High‐Efficiency Panchromatic Ternary Organic Solar Cells," Solar RRL, 1900377, 2019.

Hua Tang, Tongle Xu, Cenqi Yan, Hang Yin, Jie Gao, a Jie Lv, Ranbir Singh, Tainan Duan,  Zhipeng Kan, Shirong Lu  and Gang Li, "Donor Derivative Incorporation: An Effective Strategy toward High Performance All‐Small‐Molecule Ternary Organic Solar Cells," Advanced Sciences, 1901673, 2019.

Pingli Qin; Tong Wu; Zhengchun Wang; Xiaolu Zheng; Xueli Yu; Guojia Fang; Gang Li, "Vitrification Transformation of Poly(ethylene oxide) Activating Interface Passivation for High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells," Solar RRL, https://doi.org/10.1002/solr.201900134, 2019.

Cenqi Yan; Tao Yang; Wei Gao; Yiqun Xiao; Yuhao Li; Xinhui Lu; Chuluo Yang; Gang Li, "Chlorination Strategy Induced Abnormal Nanomorphology Tuning in High Efficiency Organic Solar Cells – A Study of Phenyl Substituted Benzodithiophene Based Non-Fullerene Acceptors," Solar RRL, 201900262 2019.

H Yin, J Yan, JKW Ho, D Liu, P Bi, CHY Ho, X Hao, J Hou, Gang Li, SK So, "Observing electron transport and percolation in selected bulk heterojunctions bearing fullerene derivatives, non-fullerene small molecules, and polymeric acceptors," Nano Energy, 63, 103950, 2019.

Hang Yin, Ka Lok Chiu, Pengqing Bi, Gang Li, Cenqi Yan, Hua Tang, Chujun Zhang, Yiqun Xiao, Hengkai Zhang, Wei Yu, Hanlin Hu, Xinhui Lu, Xiaotao Hao, Shu Kong So, "Enhanced Electron Transport and Heat Transfer Boost Light Stability of Ternary Organic Photovoltaic Cells Incorporating Non‐Fullerene Small Molecule and Polymer Acceptors," Advanced Electronic Materials, 1900497, 2019.

G Yang, H Zhang, G Li, G Fang, "Stabilizer-assisted growth of formamdinium-based perovskites for highly efficient and stable planar solar cells with over 22% efficiency," Nano Energy, 63, 103835, 2019.

H Hu, Z Ren, PWK Fong, M Qin, D Liu, D Lei, X Lu, G Li, "Room‐Temperature Meniscus Coating of> 20% Perovskite Solar Cells: A Film Formation Mechanism Investigation," Advanced Functional Materials, 1900092, 2019.

 

Vehicle Networks

Zhenhui Situ, Ivan Wang-Hei Ho, (Taotao Wang), (Soung Chang Liew) and (S.C.K. Chau), “OFDM Modulated PNC in V2X Communications: An ICI-Aware Approach Against CFOs and Time-Frequency-Selective Channels,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7, pp. 4880–97, December 2019.

 

Wireless Communications and Networking

Wanmai Yuan, Nuwan Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, Qing Guo and F.C.M. Lau, “Temnothorax Albipennis Migration Inspired Semi-Flocking Control for Mobile Sensor Networks,” Chaos, Vol. 29, p. 063113, June 2019. (Selected as featured article.)

Wanmai Yuan, Nuwan Ganganath, C.T. Cheng, (Shahrokh Valaee), (Qing Guo) and F.C.M. Lau, “Energy-Efficient Semi-Flocking Control of Mobile Sensor Networks on Rough Terrains,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, Vol. 66, Issue 4, pp. 622–6, April 2019.

2018

5G and Future Wireless Networks

(X. Yu), (C. Li), J. Zhang, (M. Haenggi) and (K. B. Letaief), “A Unified Framework for the Tractable Analysis of Multi-Antenna Wireless Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 17, No. 12, pp. 7965–80, December 2018.

(T. Jiang), (Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Joint Activity Detection and Channel Estimation for IoT Networks: Phase Transition and Computation-estimation Tradeoff,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2018.2881486, November 2018.

  1. L. Liu, (E. G. Larsson), (W. Yu), (P. Popovski), (C. Stefanovic) and (E. de Carvalho), “Sparse signal processing for grant-free massive connectivity: A future paradigm for random access protocols in the Internet of Things,” IEEE Signal Process. Mag., Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 88–99, September 2018.

(R. Wang), J. Zhang, (S.H. Song), and (K. B. Letaief), “Exploiting Mobility in Cache-assisted D2D Networks: Performance Analysis and Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 5592–605, August 2018.

  1. L. Liu and (W. Yu), “A D2D-based protocol for ultra-reliable wireless communications for industrial automation,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commum., Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 5045–58, August 2018.
  1. L. Liu, (P. Patil) and (W. Yu), “Channel diagonalization for cloud radio access,” IEEE Wireless Commun. Lett., Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 622–5, August 2018.
  2. L. Liu and (W. Yu), “Massive connectivity with massive MIMO-Part I: Device activity detection and channel estimation,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 66, No. 11, pp. 2933–46, June 2018. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. L. Liu and (W. Yu), “Massive connectivity with massive MIMO-Part II: Achievable rate characterization,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 66, No. 11, pp. 2947–59, June 2018.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang, (W. Chen) and (K. B. Letaief), “Generalized sparse and low-rank optimization for ultra-dense networks,” IEEE Commun. Mag., Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 42–8, June 2018.

(X. Yu), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “A hardware-efficient analog network structure for hybrid precoding in millimeter wave systems,” IEEE J. Sel. Topics Signal Process., Special Issue on Hybrid Analog-Digital Signal Processing for Hardware-Efficient Large Scale Antenna Arrays, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 282–97, May 2018.

(X. Liu), (Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Massive CSI acquisition for dense Cloud-RANs with spatial-temporal dynamics,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 2557–70, April 2018.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang, (W. Chen) and (K. B. Letaief), “Enhanced group sparse beamforming for green Cloud-RAN: A random matrix approach,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 2511–24, April 2018.

 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

W.W. Lin, M.W. Mak and (J.T. Chien), “Multisource I-vectors Domain Adaptation using Maximum Mean Discrepancy Based Autoencoders,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 2412–22, December 2018.

  1. Q. Yao and M.W. Mak, “SNR-Invariant Multitask Deep Neural Networks for Robust Speaker Verification,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 25, No. 11, pp. 1670–4, November 2018.
  1. Y. Jiang and Z. Chi, “Optimizing the Capacity of a Convolutional Neural Network for Image Segmentation and Pattern Recognition,” International Journal of Computer and Information Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 10, pp. 828–34, September 2018.

Sean S.H. Xu, M.W. Mak and C.C. Cheung, “Towards End-to-End ECG Classification with Raw Signal Extraction and Deep Neural Networks,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Art. No. 8468972, September 2018.

(Shu-Heng Ma), (Zhan-Li Sun), Kin-Man Lam and (Xia Chen), “Object Tracking with an Effective Composite Similarity,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 27, No. 4, Art. No. 043053, August 2018.

G.Y. Wong, F.H.F. Leung and (S.H. Ling), “A Hybrid Evolutionary Preprocessing Method for Imbalanced Datasets,” Information Sciences, Vol. 454–5, pp. 161–77, July 2018.

(L. Xie), (T. Lee) and M.W. Mak, “Guest Editorial: Advances in Deep Learning for Speech Processing,” Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Vol. 90, No. 7, pp. 959–61, July 2018.

Hailiang Li, Kin-Man Lam and (Dong Li), “Joint Maximum Purity Forest with Application to Image Super-Resolution,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 27, No. 4, Art. No. 043005, July 2018.

  1. Z. Tan, M.W. Mak and (B.K.W. Mak), “DNN-Based Score Calibration with Multitask Learning for Noise Robust Speaker Verification,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 26, Issue 4, Art. No. 8249870, pp. 700–12, April 2018.
  1. Z. Tan, M.W. Mak, (B.K.W. Mak) and (Y. Zhu), “Denoised Senone I-Vectors for Robust Speaker Verification,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 26, Issue 4, Art. No. 8269399, pp. 820–30, April 2018.

S.B. Wan and M.W. Mak, “Predicting Subcellular Localization of Multi-Location Proteins by Improving Support Vector Machines with an Adaptive-Decision Scheme,” International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 399–411, March 2018.

S.B. Wan and M.W. Mak, “Predicting Subcellular Localization of Multi-Location Proteins by Improving Support Vector Machines with an Adaptive-Decision Scheme,” International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 399–411, March 2018.

 

Bioinformatics

(H. Wang), M.W. Mak and (H. Wang), “Special Issue on Semantic Data Analytics and Bioinformatics,” International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 371, March 2018.

Complex Networks

  1. T. Shanmukhappa, I.W.-H. Ho and C.K. Tse, “Spatial Analysis of Bus Transport Networks using Network Theory,” Physica A, Vol. 502, pp. 295–314, July 2018.
  1. X. Wu, (H. Dong), C.K. Tse, I.W.-H. Ho and F.C.-M. Lau, “Analysis of Metro Network Performance from a Complex Network Perspective,” Physica A, Vol. 492, pp. 553–63, February 2018.

 

Cyber-security

(C. Liu), (S. Zhou), H. Hu, (Y. Tang), (J. Guan) and (Y. Ma), “CPP: Towards Comprehensive Privacy Preserving for Query Processing in Information Networks,” Information Sciences, Vol. 467, pp. 296–311, October 2018.

(C. Xu), (Q. Chen), H. Hu, (J. Xu) and (X. Hei), “Authenticating Aggregate Queries over Set-Valued Data with Confidentiality,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 630–44, April 2018.

Forward Error Correction Codes

(Yuli Zhao), (Yin Zhang), F.C.M. Lau, (Hai Yu) and (Zhiliang Zhu), “Improved Online Fountain Codes,” IET Communications, Vol. 12, Issue 18, pp. 2297–304, November 2018.

  1. T. Xue and F. C. M. Lau, “Generalized Systematic Comma-Free Code,” IEEE Access, Vol. 6, pp. 56800–14, October 2018.

(C. Chen), ( L. Wang) and F.C.M. Lau, “Joint Optimization of Protograph LDPC Code Pair for Joint Source and Channel Coding,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 66, No. 8, pp. 3255–67, August 2018.

Sheng Jiang, Fanlu Mo, F.C.M. Lau and Chiu-W. Sham, “Tree-Permutation-Matrix Based LDPC Codes,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 1019–23, August 2018.

  1. S. Jiang and F.C.M. Lau, “An Approach to Evaluating the Number of Closed Paths in an All-One Base Matrix,” IEEE Access, Vol. 6, pp. 22332–40, March 2018.

(Zhaojie Yang), Yi Fang, (Guojun Han), (Guofa Cai), F.C.M. Lau and (Yunlong Zhao), “Design and Analysis of Punctured Terminated Spatially Coupled Protograph LDPC Codes with Small Coupling Lengths,” IEEE Access, Vol. 6, pp. 36723–31, July 2018.

Yi Fang, (Guojun Han), (Guofa Cai), F.C.M. Lau, (Pingping Chen) and (Yong Liang Guan), “Design Guidelines of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes for Magnetic Recording Systems,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 1574–606, DOI: 10.1109/COMST.2018.2797875, January 2018.

 

Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

(M. Jian), (R. Zhao), (X. Run), (H. Luo), (W. Zhang), (H. Zhang), (J. Dong), (Y. Yin) and Kin-Man Lam, “Saliency Detection Based on Background Seeds by Object Proposals and Extended Random Walk,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 57, pp. 202–11, November 2018.

(J. Hu), Kin-Man Lam, (P. Lou), (Q. Liu) and (W. Deng), “Can a Machine have Two Systems for Recognition, Like Human Beings?,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 56, pp. 275–86, October 2018.

Cigdem Turan and Kin-Man Lam, “Histogram-based Local Descriptors for Facial Expression Recognition (FER): A Comprehensive Study,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 55, pp. 331–41, August 2018.

(S.Y. Li), (B.G. Xu), (H. Fu), (X.M. Tao) and Z. Chi, “A Two-scale Attention Model for Intelligent Evaluation of Yarn Surface Qualities with Computer Vision,” The Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 109, Issue 6, pp. 798–812, June 2018.

(M. Jian), (Q. Qiang), (J. Dong), (X. Sun), (Y. Sun) and Kin-Man Lam, “Saliency Detection using Quaternionic Distance Based Weber Local Descriptor and Level Priors,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 77, Issue 11, pp. 14343–60, June 2018.

(M. Jian), (Y. Yin), (J. Dong) and Kin-Man Lam, “Content-based Image Retrieval via a Hierarchical-local-feature Extraction Scheme,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1–19, DOI: 10.1007/s11042-018-6122-2, May 2018.

(M. Jian), (Q. Qi), (J. Dong), (Y. Yin) and Kin-Man Lam, “Integrating QDWD with Pattern Distinctness and Local Contrast for Underwater Saliency Detection,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 53, pp. 31–41, May 2018.

Huiling Zhou and Kin-Man Lam, “Age-invariant Face Recognition Based on Identity Inference from Appearance Age,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 76, pp. 191–202, April 2018.

(Z. Chen), (H. Fu), (W.-L. Lo) and Z. Chi, “Strabismus Recognition Using Eye-Tracking Data and Convolutional Neural Networks,” Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Vol. 2018, Article ID 7692198, 9 pages, April 2018.

(Z.H. Chen), (H. Fu), (W.L. Lo), Z. Chi and (B. Xu), Eye-tracking-aided Digital System for Strabismus Diagnosis,” Healthcare Technology Letters, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 1–6, February 2018.

  1. J. Chen, (Z. Chen), Z. Chi and (H. Fu), “Facial Expression Recognition in Video with Multiple Feature Fusion,” IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 38–50, January–March 2018.

 

Imaging Systems

Wen Chen, “Hierarchically Optical Double-image Correlation using 3D Phase Retrieval Algorithm in Fractional Fourier Transform Domain,” Optics Communications, Vol. 427, pp. 374–81, November 2018.

Budianto, D.P.K. Lun and Y.H. Chan, “Robust Single-Shot Fringe Projection Profilometry Based on Morphological Component Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 5393–405, November 2018.

(Zhun Wei), Wen Chen and (Xudong Chen), “Frequency Subspace Amplitude Flow for Phase Retrieval,” Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 35, pp. 1074–80, June 2018.

Wen Chen, “Computer-generated Hologram Marked by Correlated Photon Imaging,” Applied Optics, Vol. 57, No. 5, pp. 1196–201, February 2018.

 

Multimedia Signal Processing

Wei Kuang, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Fast Intraprediction for High-Efficiency Video Coding Screen Content Coding by Content Analysis and Dynamic Thresholding,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 053029:1–18, September–October 2018.

(M. Usman), (N. Yang), (M.A. Jan), (X. He), (M. Xu) and Kin-Man Lam, “A Joint Framework for QoS and QoE for Video Transmission over Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 746–59, April 2018.

Hongbin Zhang, Chang-Hong Fu, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang and Wan-Chi Siu, “Probability-based Depth Intra-Mode Skipping Strategy and Novel VSO Metric for DMM Decision in 3D-HEVC,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 513–27, February 2018.

 

Nanophotonics

  1. S. Wang, P. C. Wu, V.-C. Su, Y.-C. Lai, M.-K. Chen, H. Y. Kuo, B. H. Chen, Y. H. Chen, T.-T. Huang, J.-H. Wang, R.-M. Lin, C.-H. Kuan, T. Li, Z. Wang, S. Zhu and D. P. Tsai, “A broadband achromatic metalens in the visible,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 13, pp. 227–32, 2018.  (IF=38.986)

V.-C. Su, C. H. Chu, G. Sun and D. P. Tsai, “Advances in optical metasurfaces: fabrication and applications,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, pp. 13148–82, 2018.  (IF=3.307)

  1. M. L. Tseng, H.‐H. Hsiao, C. H. Chu, M. K. Chen, G. Sun, A.-Q. Liu and D. P. Tsai, “Metalenses: Advances and Applications,” Adv. Optical Mater. P. 1800554, 2018.  (IF=7.430)

H.‐H. Hsiao, Y. H. Chen, R. J. Lin, P. C. Wu, S. Wang, B. H. Chen and D. P. Tsai, “Integrated Resonant Unit of Metasurfaces for Broadband Efficiency and Phase Manipulation,” Adv. Optical Mater. 1800031 (2018). (IF=6.875)

H.‐C. Wang, C. H. Chu, P. C. Wu, H.‐H. Hsiao, H. J. Wu, J.‐W. Chen, W. H. Lee, Y.‐C. Lai, Y.‐W. Huang, M. L. Tseng, S.‐W. Chang and D. P. Tsai, “Ultrathin Planar Cavity Metasurfaces,” Small, Vol. 14, p. 1703920, 2018.  (IF=8.643)

  1. Y. Shi, S. Xiong, L. K. Chin, J. Zhang, W. Ser, J. Wu, T. Chen, Z. Yang, Y. Hao, B. Liedberg, P. H. Yap, D. P. Tsai, C.-W. Qiu and A. Q. Liu, “Nanometer-precision linear sorting with synchronized optofluidic dual barriers,” Science Advances, Vol. 4, eaao0773, 2018.  (IF=11.511)

K.-C. Shen, C.-T. Ku, C. Hsieh, H.C. Kuo, Y.-J. Cheng, and D. P. Tsai, “Deep‐Ultraviolet Hyperbolic Metacavity Laser,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 30, p. 1706918, 2018.  (IF=19.791)

Y.-C. Chan, M.-H. Chan, C.-W. Chen, R.-S. Liu, M. Hsiao and D. P. Tsai, “Near-Infrared-Activated Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer-Based Nanocomposite to Sense MMP2-Overexpressing Oral Cancer Cells,” ACS Omega, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 1627–34, 2018.

  1. W. Zhang, Q. Song, W. Zhu, Z. Shen, P. Chong, D. P. Tsai, C. Qiu and A. Q. Liu, “Metafluidic metamaterial: a review,” Advances in Physics, X 3, p. 1417055, 2018.  (IF=30.917)
  1. Y. Z. Shi, S. Xiong, Y. Zhang, L. K. Chin, Y. –Y. Chen, J. B. Zhang, T. H. Zhang, W. Ser, A. Larson, L. S. Hoi, J. H. Wu, T. N. Chen, Z. C. Yang, Y. L. Hao, B. Liedberg, P. H. Yap, D. P. Tsai, C.-W. Qiu & A. Q. Liu, “Sculpting nanoparticle dynamics for single-bacteria-level screening and direct binding-efficiency measurement,” Nature Communications, Vol. 9, p. 815, 2018.  (IF=12.124)
  1. P. C. Wu, C. Y. Liao, V. Savinov, T. L. Chung, W. T. Chen, Y.-W. Huang, P. R. Wu, Y.-H. Chen, A.-Q. Liu, N. I. Zheludev and D. P. Tsai, “Optical Anapole Metamaterial,” ACS Nano, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 1920–7, 2018.  (IF=13.942)
  1. M. Semmlinger, M. L. Tseng, J. Yang, M. Zhang, C. Zhang, W.-Y. Tsai, D. P. Tsai, P. Nordlander and N. J. Halas, “Vacuum Ultraviolet Light-Generating Metasurface,” Nano Letters, Vol. 18, No. 9, pp. 5738–43, 2018.  (IF=12.080)
  1. P. C. Wu, J.-W. Chen, C.-W. Yin, Y.-C. Lai, T. L. Chung, C. Y. Liao, B. H. Chen, K.-W. Lee, C.-J. Chuang, C.-M. Wang, and D. P. Tsai, “Visible Metasurfaces for On-Chip Polarimetry,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 2568–73, 2018.  (IF=6.756)

K.-C. Shen, C. Hsieh, Y.-J. Cheng, and D. P. Tsai, “Giant enhancement of emission efficiency and light directivity by using hyperbolic metacavity on deep-ultraviolet AlGaN emitter,” Nano Energy, Vol. 45, pp. 353–8, 2018.  (IF=12.343)

M.-H. Chan, S.-P. Chen, C.-W. Chen, Y.-C. Chan, R. J. Lin, D. P. Tsai, M. Hsiao, R.-J. Chung, X. Chen, and R.-S. Liu, “Single 808 nm Laser Treatment Comprising Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapies by Using Gold Nanorods Hybrid Upconversion Particles,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 122, No. 4, pp. 2402–12, 2018.  (IF=4.536)

  1. W. T. Hsieh, P. C. Wu, J. B. Khurgin, D. P. Tsai, N. Liu, and G. Sun, “Comparative Analysis of Metals and Alternative Infrared Plasmonic Materials,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 2541–8, 2018.  (IF=6.756)
  1. L. Yan, W. Zhu, M. F. Karim, H. Cai, A. Y. Gu, Z. Shen, P. H. J. Chong, D. P. Tsai, D.‐L. Kwong, C.‐W. Qiu and A. Q. Liu, “Arbitrary and Independent Polarization Control In Situ via a Single Metasurface,” Adv. Optical Mater., p. 1800728, 2018.  (IF=7.430)

C.-H. Ma, J. Jiang, P.-W. Shao, Q.-X. Peng, C.-W. Huang, P.-C. Wu, J.-T. Lee, Y.-H. Lai, D. P. Tsai, J.-M. Wu, S.-C. Lo, W.-W. Wu, Y.-C. Zhou, P.-W. Chiu, and Y.-H. Chu, “Transparent Antiradiative Ferroelectric Heterostructure Based on Flexible Oxide Heteroepitaxy,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 10, No. 36, pp. 30574–80, 2018.  (IF=8.097)

Y.-F. Huang, Y.-C. Chi, M.-K. Chen, D. P. Tsai, D.-W. Huang, and G.-R. Lin, “Red/green/blue LD mixed white-light communication at 6500K with divergent diffuser optimization,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, pp. 23397–410, 2018.  (IF=3.356)

  1. N. Papasimakis, T. Raybould, V. Fedotov, D. P. Tsai, I. Youngs, and N. I. Zheludev, “Pulse generation scheme for flying electromagnetic doughnuts,” Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 97, p. 201409, 2018.

(J. Wu), M. Yao, (F. Xiong), (A.P. Zhang), (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Optical Fiber-Tip Fabry-Pérot Interferometric Pressure Sensor Based on an In-situ μ-Printed Air Cavity,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, Issue 17, pp. 3618–23, September 2018.

Zhe Kang, Feng Li, Jinhui Yuan, (K. Nakkeeran), (J.N. Kutz), (Q. Wu), (C. Yu) and P.K.A. Wai, “Deterministic Generation of Single Soliton Kerr Frequency Comb in Microresonators by a Single Shot Pulsed Trigger,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, Issue 14, pp. 18563–77, July 2018.

(Mian Yao), (Xia Ouyang), (Jushuai Wu), (A. Ping Zhang), (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Optical Fiber-Tip Sensors Based on in-Situ μ-Printed Polymer Suspended-Microbeams,” Sensors, Vol. 18, No. 6, p. 1825, June 2018.

 

Optical Communications and Optical Sensing

Nan Guo, Xianting Zhang, Chao Jin, Zhiyong Zhao, (Liang Wang), (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and Chao Lu, “Averaging-free Vector Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analyzer Assisted by Reference Probe Lightwave,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, Issue 26, pp. 33993–4001, December 2018.

Zhiyong Zhao, (Ming Tang), (Liang Wang), Nan Guo, (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and Chao Lu, “Distributed Vibration Sensor Based on Space-Division Multiplexed Reflectometer and Interferometer in Multicore Fiber,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, No. 24, pp. 5764–72, December 2018.

Zhiyong Zhao, (Yunli Dang), (Ming Tang), (Liang Wang), (Lin Gan), (Songnian Fu), (Chen Yang), (Weijun Tong) and Chao Lu, “Enabling Simultaneous DAS and DTS Through Space-Division Multiplexing Based on Multicore Fiber,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, Issue 24, pp. 5707–13, December 2018.

(J. Zhou), (Y. Qiao), C. Yu, (M. Guo), (X. Tang), (W. Liu), (S. Chun) and (Z. Li), “Joint Hartley-domain and time-domain equalizer for a 200-G (4× 56-Gbit/s) optical PAM-4 system using 10G-class optics,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, No. 26, pp. 34451–60, December 2018.

Baoxian Yu, Changjian Guo, (Langyu Yi), (Han Zhang), (Jie Liu), (Xianhua Dai), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “150-Gb/s SEFDM IM/DD Transmission using Log-MAP Viterbi Decoding for Short Reach Optical Links, Optics Express, Vol. 26, No. 24, p. 31075-84, November 2018.

Jiajing Tu, (Bin Zhang), (Zhengyong Liu), Xian Zhou, (Keping Long), (Zhaohui Li), Chao Lu and Changyuan Yu, “Chalcogenide-Glass Nested Anti-Resonant Nodeless Fibers in Mid-Infrared Region,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, No. 22, pp. 5244–53, November 2018.

Qingming Chen, (Tenghao Li), (Zhaohui Li), Chao Lu and (Xuming Zhang), “Dielectrophoresis-Actuated Liquid Lenses with Dual Air/liquid Interfaces Tuned from Biconcave to Biconvex,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 18, No. 24, pp. 3849–54, November 2018.

  1. X. You, (J. Chen) and C. Yu, “Efficient Indoor Data Transmission with Full Dimming Control in Hybrid Visible light/infrared Communication Systems,” IEEE Access, Vol. 6, pp. 77675–84, November 2018.

Jiahao Huo, Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, Jiajing Tu, (Wei Huangfu), Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, (Keping Long), Changyuan Yu, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Experimental Study of Single Channel 100 Gbit/s PAM4 Transmission over 40 km using 17 GHz EML and APD at O Band,” Optical Fiber Technology, Vol. 45, pp. 411–4, November 2018.

(H. Ren), (Z. Wang), (S. Du), (Y. He), (J. Chen), (S. Han), C. Yu, (C. Xu) and (J. Yu), “Performance Improvement of NOMA Visible Light Communication System by Adjusting Superposition Constellation: A Convex Optimization Approach,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, No. 23, pp. 29796–806, November 2018.

Zhiyong Zhao, (Zhengyong Liu), (Ming Tang), (Songnian Fu), (Liang Wang), Nan Guo, Chao Jin, (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and Chao Lu, “Robust In-fiber Spatial Interferometer using Multicore Fiber for Vibration Detection,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, No. 23, pp. 29629–37, November 2018.

(F. C. Ni), (Z. T. Xie), (Q. C. Ma), (J. Tao), (L. Wu), C. Yu and (X. G. Huang), “Variable Optical Attenuator and Modulator Based on a Graphene Plasmonic Gap Waveguide,” Optics Communications, Vol. 426, pp. 251–6, November 2018.

(Tao Gui), Langyu Yi, Changjian Guo, Chao Lu and (Alan Pak Tao Lau), “120 Gbaud PAM-4 Transmission over 80-km SSMF using Optical Band Interleaving and Kramers-Kronig Detection,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, Issue 20, Art. No. 25934, October 2018.

(Xiaojie Shen), Jiahao Huo, Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, Jinhui Yuan, Jiajing Tu, (Keping Long), Changyuan Yu, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Performance Comparison Among Three Different Stokes Vector Direct-detection Receivers,” Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 16, Issue 10, Art. No. 100605, October 2018.

(Tao Gui), (Gai Zhou), Chao Lu, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and (Sander Wahls), “Nonlinear Frequency Division Multiplexing with b-modulation: Shifting the Energy Barrier,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, Issue 21, pp. 27978–90, October 2018.

Jiahao Huo, Xian Zhou, Kang Ping Zhong, Jiajing Tu, Jinhui Yuan, Changjian Guo, (Keping Long), Changyuan Yu, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Transmitter and Receiver DSP for 112 Gbit/s PAM-4 Amplifier-less Transmissions using 25G-class EML and APD,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, Issue 18, pp. 22673–86, September 2018.

Baoxian Yu, (Han Zhang), (Xudong Hong), Changjian Guo, (Alan Pak Tao Lau), Chao Lu and (Xianhua Dai), “Channel Equalisation and Data Detection for SEFDM over Frequency Selective Fading Channels,” IET Communications, Vol. 12, No. 18, pp. 2315–23, August 2018.

(Huan Wu), (Liang Wang), Zhiyong Zhao, (Chester Shu) and Chao Lu, “Support Vector Machine based Differential Pulse-width Pair Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analyzer,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 4, Art. No. 8417908, DOI: August 2018.

Fengze Tan, (Zhengyong Liu), Jiajing Tu, Changyuan Yu, Chao Lu and (Hwa-Yaw Tam), “Torsion Sensor Based on Inter-Core Mode Coupling in Seven-Core Fiber,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, No. 16, pp. 19835–44, August 2018.

Yan Li, (Tianyu Song), (Mohan Gurusamy), Changyuan Yu, and (Pooi-Yuen Kam), “Enhanced Adaptive DA-ML Carrier Phase Estimator and its Application to Accurate Laser Linewidth and SNR Estimation,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 14817–31, June 2018.

Xianting Zhang, Feng Li, (K. Nakkeeran), Jinhui Yuan, (J. Nathan Kutz) and P.K.A. Wai, “Impact of Spectral Filtering on Multipulsing Instability in Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 24, Issue 3, Art. No. 8103744, May–June 2018.

(Qian Li), (Ziyun Jian), (Wei Lu), (K. Nakkeeran), (K. Senthilnathan) and P.K.A. Wai, “Combination and Compression of Multiple Optical Pulses in Nonlinear Fibers with the Exponentially Decreasing Dispersion,” IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 54, Issue 2, Art. No. 6800110, April 2018.

(Raza, Aadil), Kangping Zhong, (Salman Ghafoor), (Saeed Iqbal), Muhammad Adeel, (Shahid Habib), (Muhammad Fasih Uddin Butt) and Chao Lu, “SER Estimation Method for 56 GBaud PAM-4 Transmission System,” Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 16, No. 4, Art. No. 040604-1–5, April 2018.

(Huan Wu), (Liang Wang), Zhiyong Zhao, Nan Guo, (Chester Shu) and Chao Lu, “Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analyzer Sensors Assisted by Advanced Image Denoising Techniques,” Optics Express, Vol. 26, pp. 5126–39, March 2018.

(N. Zhang), (W. Xu), (S. You), (C.C. Yu), C. Yu, (B. Dong) and (K. Li), “Simultaneous Measurement of Refractive Index, Strain and Temperature using a Tapered Structure Based on SMF,” Optics Communications, Vol. 410, pp. 70–4, March 2018.

Nan Guo, (Liang Wang), (Huan Wu), Chao Jin, (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and Chao Lu, “Enhanced Coherent BOTDA System Without Trace Averaging,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 871–8, February 2018.

(He, Jijun), (Wing‐Kin Edward Chan), (Xin Cheng), (Ming‐Leung Vincent Tse), Chao Lu, Ping‐Kong Alexander Wai, (Svetislav Savovic) and (Hwa‐Yaw Tam), “Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Polymer Optical Fiber Random Laser with Resonant Feedback,” Advanced Optical Materials, Vol. 6, No. 7, Art. No. 1701187, February 2018.

(S. Dong), (B. Dong), C. Yu and (Y. Guo), “High Sensitivity Optical Fiber Curvature Sensor Based on Cascaded Fiber Interferometer,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 1125–30, February 2018.

(X. Li), (M. Luo), (Y. Qiu), (A. Alphones), (W. Zhong), C. Yu and (Q. Yang), “Independent Component Analysis Based Digital Signal Processing in Coherent Optical Fiber Communication Systems,” Optics Communications, Vol. 409, pp. 13–22, February 2018.

(Yan Li), (Mingwei Wu), (Xinwei Du), (Zhuoran Xu), (Mohan Gurusamy), Changyuan Yu and (Pooi-Yuen Kam), “Nonlinear Phase Noise Tolerance for Coherent Optical Systems Using Soft-decision-aided ML Carrier Phase Estimation Enhanced with Constellation Partitioning,” Optics Communications, Vol. 409, pp. 45–51, February 2018.

Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, Jiahao Huo, Changyuan Yu, Chao Lu and (Alan Pak Tao Lau), “Digital Signal Processing for Short-Reach Optical Communications: A Review of Current Technologies and Future Trends,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 377–400, January 2018.  (Invited Paper)

 

Optical Security

Wen Chen, “Virtually Optical Information Verification with a Hierarchical Structure,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 57, No. 1, Art. No. 010502, January 2018.

 

Optical Security and Imaging Systems

Wen Chen, “3D Gerchberg-Saxton Optical Correlation,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, Art. No. 7800409, (9pp), DOI: 10.1109/JPHOT.2018.2798602, April 2018.

 

Power Electronics and Power Networks

M. Ali, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Non-Intrusive Parameter Estimation Method for Autotuned DC-DC Converter Based on Quasi-Impulse Response,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 11, Issue 12, pp. 2019–28, October 2018.

Jia Hou, Qianhong Chen, (Z. Zhang), S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Analysis of Output Current Characteristics for Higher Order Primary Compensation in Inductive Power Transfer Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 33, Issue 8, pp. 6807–21, August 2018.

Hao Wu, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse, (S.Y. Ron Hui) and Qianhong Chen “Single-phase LED Drivers with Minimal Power Processing, Constant Output Current, Input Power Factor Correction, and without Electrolytic Capacitor,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 33, No. 7, pp. 6159–70, July 2018.

Zhicong Huang, S.C. Wong and C. K. Tse, “Control Design for Optimizing Efficiency in Inductive Power Transfer Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 33, Issue 5, pp. 4523–34, May 2018.

C.S. Wong, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, M.H.L. Chow and C.K. Tse, “Independent Control of Multicolour-Multistring LED Lighting Systems with Fully Switched-Capacitor-Controlled LCC Resonant Network,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 4293–305, May 2018.

M. Yaqoob, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Fully Soft-Switched Dual-Active-Bridge Series-Resonant Converter with Switched-Impedance-Based Power Control,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 33, No. 11, pp. 9267–81, January 2018.

 

Thin Film Opto-electronics and Organic Electronics

(M. Long), (T. Zhang), (M. Liu), (Z. Chen), (C. Wang), (W. Xie), (F. Xie), (J. Chen), G. Li and (J. Xu), “Abnormal Synergetic Effect of Organic and Halide Ions on the Stability and Optoelectronic Properties of a Mixed Perovskite via In Situ Characterizations,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 30, Issue 28, Art. No. 1801562, May 2018.

Guang Yang, Pingli Qin, (Guojia Fang) and Gang Li, “A Lewis Base‐Assisted Passivation Strategy Towards Highly Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells,” Solar RRL, Vol. 2, Issue 8, May 2018.

G. Yang, (C. Chen), (F. Yao), (Z. Chen), (Q. Zhang), (X. Zheng), (J. Ma), (H. Lei), P. Qin, (L. Xiong), (W. Ke), Gang Li, (Y. Yan) and (G. Fang), “Effective Carrier-Concentration Tuning of SnO2 Quantum Dot Electron-Selective Layers for High-Performance Planar Perovskite Solar Cells,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 30, Issue 14, Art. No. 1706023, April 2018.

(M. Singh), (C.H. Chiang), (K.M. Boopathi), (C. Hanmandlu), Gang Li, (C.G. Wu), (H. Lin), (C.W. Chu), “A Novel Ball Milling Technique for Room Temperature Processing of TiO2 Nanoparticles Employed as the Electron Transport Layer in Perovskite Solar Cells and Modules,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 6, Issue 16, pp. 7114–22, March 2018.

(P. Cheng), Gang Li, (X. Zhan) and (Y. Yan), “Next-generation Organic Photovoltaics Based on Non-fullerene Acceptors /639/301/299/946 /639/624/399," Nature Photonics, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 131–42, March 2018.

(W. Huang), (P. Cheng), (Y.M. Yang), Gang Li and (Y. Yang), “High-Performance Organic Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells Based on Multiple-Donor or Multiple-Acceptor Components,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 30, Issue 8, Art. No. 1705706, February 2018.

P-L. Qin, G. Yang, Z.W. Ren, (S.H. Cheung), (S.K. So), (L. Chen), (J. Hao), (J. Hou) and G. Li, “Stable and Efficient Organo-metal Halide Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells via π-Conjugated Lewis Base Polymer Induced Trap-Passivation and Charge-Extraction,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 30, Issue 12, Art. No. 1706126, February 2018.

(A. Singh), (K.M. Boopathi), (A. Mohapatra), (Y.F. Chen), Gang Li and (C.W. Chu), “Photovoltaic Performance of Vapor-Assisted Solution-Processed Layer Polymorph of Cs3Sb2I9,” ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 2566–73, January 2018.

 

Wireless Communications and Networking

(L.F. Xie), I. W.-H. Ho, Z. Situ, (L. Lu) and (W. Lu), “Channel-Coded Physical-Layer Network Coding with OFDM Modulation,” IEEE Access, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 22267–80, December 2018.

W. Yuan, (N. Ganganath), C.T. Cheng, (G. Qing) and F.C.M. Lau, “Semi-flocking-controlled Mobile Sensor Networks for Dynamic Area Coverage and Multiple Target Tracking,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 18, Issue 21, pp. 8883–92, November 2018.

(Li Guo), (Zhiliang Zhu), Francis C.M. Lau, (Yuli Zhao) and (Hai Yu), “SSCSMA-based Random Relay Selection Scheme for Large-Scale Relay Networks,” Computer Communications, Vol. 127, pp. 13–9, September 2018.

S. Khan, K.T. Wong, Y. Song and W.-Y. Tam, “Electrically Large Circular Loops in the Estimation of an Incident Emitter’s Direction-of-Arrival or Polarization,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 66, No. 6, pp. 3046–55, June 2018.

(Weikai Xu), (Yunsheng Tan), F.C.M. Lau and (Géza Kolumbán), “Design and Optimization of Differential Chaos Shift Keying Scheme with Code Index Modulation,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 66, Issue 5, pp. 1970–80, May 2018.

2017

5G and Future Wireless Networks

(Y. Mao), (C. You), J. Zhang, (K. Huang) and (K. B. Letaief), “A survey on mobile edge computing: The communication perspective,” IEEE Commun. Surveys Tuts., Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 2322–58, 4th Quart. 2017.

(X. Peng), (Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Layered group sparse beamforming for cache-enabled green wireless networks,” IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 65, No. 12, pp. 5589–603, December 2017.

(J. Liu), (B. Bai), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Cache placement in Fog-RANs: from centralized to distributed algorithms,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 16, No. 11, pp. 7039–51, November 2017.

(Y. Mao), J. Zhang, (S.H. Song) and (K. B. Letaief), “Stochastic joint radio and computational resource management for multi-user mobile-edge computing systems,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 16, No. 9, pp. 5994–6009, September 2017.

(B. Hu), (C. Hua), J. Zhang, (C. Chen) and (X. Guan), “Joint fronthaul multicast beamforming and user-centric clustering in downlink C-RANs,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 5395–409, August 2017.

(R. Wang), J. Zhang, (S.H. Song) and (K. B. Letaief), “Mobility-aware caching in D2D networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 5001–15, August 2017.

(X. Yu), J. Zhang, (M. Haenggi) and (K. B. Letaief), “Coverage analysis for millimeter wave networks: The impact of directional antenna arrays,” IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., Special Issue on Millimeter Wave Communications for Future Mobile Networks, Vol. 35, No. 7, pp. 1498–512, July 2017.

  1. L. Liu and (W. Yu), “Cross-layer design for downlink multi-hop cloud radio access networks with network coding,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 65, No. 7, pp. 1728–40, April 2017.

(J.-C. Shen), J. Zhang, (K.-C. Chen) and (K. B. Letaief), “High-dimensional CSI acquisition in massive MIMO: Sparsity-inspired approaches,” IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 32–40, March 2017.

 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Hailiang Li, Kin-Man Lam, (M.Y. Chiu), (K. Wu) and (Z. Lei), “Cascaded Face Alignment via Intimacy Definition Feature,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 26, Issue 5, Art. No. 053024, September 2017.

  1. N. Li, M.W. Mak, W.W. Lin and (J.T. Chien), “Discriminative Subspace Modeling of SNR and Duration Variabilities for Robust Speaker Verification,” Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 45, pp. 87–103, September 2017.

W.W. Lin, M.W. Mak and (J.T. Chien), “Fast Scoring for PLDA with Uncertainty Propagation via I-vector Grouping,” Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 45, pp. 503–15, September 2017.

  1. N. Li, M.W. Mak and (J.T. Chien), “DNN-driven Mixture of PLDA for Robust Speaker Verification,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 1371–83, June 2017.

(Xiaolong Ma), (Xiatian Zhu), (Shaogang Gong), (Xudong Xie), (Jianming Hu), Kin-Man Lam and (Yisheng Zhong), “Person re-identification by Unsupervised Video Matching,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 65, pp. 197–210, May 2017.

 

Bioinformatics

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “FUEL-mLoc: Feature-Unified Prediction and Explanation of Multi-Localization of Cellular Proteins in Multiple Organisms,” Bioinformatics, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 749–50, March 2017.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Gram-LocEN: Interpretable Prediction of Subcellular Multi-Localization of Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacterial Proteins,” Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, Vol. 162, pp. 1–9, March 2017.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Transductive Learning for Multi-Label Protein Subchloroplast Localization Prediction,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 212–24, January–February 2017.

Cyber-security

  1. H. Hu, (Q. Chen), (J. Xu) and (B. Choi), “Assuring Spatio-Temporal Integrity on Mobile Devices with Minimum Location Disclosure,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 3000–13, November 2017.

(Q. Zhu), H. Hu, (C. Xu), (J. Xu), and (W. Lee). “Geo-Social Group Queries with Minimum Acquaintance Constraints”, The VLDB Journal, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 709–27, October 2017.

(X. Lin), (J. Xu), H. Hu and (Z. Fan), “Reducing Uncertainty of Probabilistic Top-k Ranking via Pairwise Crowdsourcing”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 2290–303, October 2017.

Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

(Zhuo Hui), (Wenbo Liu) and Kin-Man Lam, “A Novel Correspondence-based Face-hallucination Method,” Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 60, pp. 171–84, April 2017.

(X. Zhou), (X. Gao), (J. Wang), (H. Yu), (Z. Wang) and Z. Chi, “Eye Tracking Data Guided Feature Selection for Image Classification,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 63, pp. 56–70, March 2017.

  1. J. Chen, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “A New Framework with Multiple Tasks for Detecting and Locating Pain Events in Video,” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 155, Issue C, pp. 113–23, February 2017.
  1. J. Chen, Q. Ou, Z. Chi and H. Fu, “Smile Detection in the Wild with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks,” Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 28, Issue 1-2, pp. 173–83, February 2017.

 

Imaging Systems

(Minggui Wan), Feng Li, (Xinhuan Feng), (Xudong Wang), (Yuan Cao), (Bai-ou Guan), Dongmei Huang, Jinhui Yuan and P.K.A. Wai, “Time and Fourier Domain Jointly Mode Locked Frequency Comb Swept Fiber Laser,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, Issue 26, pp. 32705–12, December 2017.

Wen Chen, “Computer-generated Hologram using Binary Phase with an Aperture,” Applied Optics, Vol. 56, No. 32, pp. 9126–31, November 2017.

(Zhun Wei), Wen Chen, (Tiantian Yin) and (Xudong Chen), “Robust Phase Retrieval of Complex-Valued Object in Phase Modulation by Hybrid

Wirtinger Flow Method,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 56, No. 9, Art. No. 093106, September 2017.

Wen Chen, “Ghost Identification Based on Single-pixel Imaging in Big Data Environment,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, Issue 14, pp. 16509–16, July 2017.

(Zhun Wei), Wen Chen, (Cheng-Wei Qiu) and (Xudong Chen), “Conjugate Gradient Method for Phase Retrieval Based on the Wirtinger Derivative,” Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 34, pp. 708–12, May 2017

 

Multimedia Signal Processing

Z.X. Xu, Y.H. Chan and D.P.K. Lun, “High-quality Octa-level Fringe Pattern Generation for Improving the Noise Characteristics of Measured Depth Maps,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 98, pp. 99–106, November 2017.

Tsz Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Adaptive Search Range for HEVC Motion Estimation Based on Depth Information,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 2216–30, October 2017.

  1. C. Shi, N.F. Law, F.H.F. Leung, and W.C. Siu, "A local variance based approach to alleviate the scene content interference for source camera identification," Digital Investigation, Vol. 22, pp. 74–87, September 2017.

X.Z. Zhang, B.W.K. Ling, D.P.K. Lun, (J. Cao) and (Q. Dai), “Image Retrieval Based on Discrete Fractional Fourier Transform Via Fisher Discriminant,” Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 2012–30, May 2017.

Zi-Xin Xu and Yuk-Hee Chan, “Improving Reversible Color-to-grayscale Conversion with Halftoning,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 52, pp. 111–23, March 2017.

Zi-Xin Xu and Yuk-Hee Chan, “Removing Harmonic Distortion of Measurements of a Defocusing Three-step Phase-shifting Digital Fringe Projection System,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 90, pp. 139–45, March 2017.

Sik-Ho Tsang, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Efficient Temporal and Interlayer Parameter Prediction for Weighted Prediction in Scalable High Efficiency Video Coding,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 013013-1–013013-13, January–February 2017.

T.W. Shen and D.P.K. Lun, “A Speech Enhancement Method Based on Sparse Reconstruction on Log-Spectra,” HKIE Transactions, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 24–34, January 2017.

Huan Dou, Yui-Lam Chan, Ke-Bin Jia and Wan-Chi Siu, “Segment-based View Synthesis Optimization Scheme in 3D-HEVC,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 42, pp. 104–11, January 2017.

 

Nanophotonics

  1. C. H. Chu, M. L. Tseng, J. Chen, P. C. Wu, Y.-H. Chen, H.-C. Wang, T.-Y. Chen, W. T. Hsieh, H. J. Wu, G. S., D. P. Tsai, “Active dielectric metasurface based on phase-change medium,” Laser Photonics Rev., 10(6), p. 986–94, 2016.  (IF=8.434) (cited > 25 times) [Selected as Inside Cover Article] [Most Accessed in 01/2017]
  1. J. Khurgin, W.-Y. Tsai, D. P. Tsai and G. Sun, “Landau Damping and Limit to Field Confinement and Enhancement in Plasmonic Dimers,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 4, pp. 2871–80, 2017.  (IF=6.756)
  1. B. H. Cheng, Y.-S. Ye, Y.-C. Lan and D. P. Tsai, “Temperature tunability of surface plasmon enhanced Smith-Purcell terahertz radiation for semiconductor-based grating,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, p. 6443, 2017.  (IF=4.259)

Y.-C. Lai, T. C. Kuang, B. H. Cheng, Y.-C. Lan and D. P. Tsai, “Generation of convergent light beams by using surface plasmon locked Smith-Purcell radiation,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, p. 11096, 2017.  (IF=4.259)

  1. B. H. Chen, P. C. Wu, V.-C. Su, Y.-C. Lai, C. H. Chu, I. C. Lee, J.-W. Chen, Y. H. Chen,Y.-C. Lan, C.-H. Kuan and D. P. Tsai, “GaN Metalens for Pixel-Level Full-Color Routing at Visible Light,” Nano Letters, Vol. 17, No. 10, pp. 6345–52, 2017.  (IF=12.712)
  1. S. M. Wang, P. C. Wu, V.-C. Su, Y.-C. Lai, C. H. Chu, J.-W. Chen, S.-H. Lu, J. Chen, B. B. Xu, C.-H. Kuan, T. Li, S. N. Zhu, and D. P. Tsai, “Broadband achromatic optical metasurface devices,” Nature Communications, Vol. 8, p. 187, 2017.  (IF=12.124)
  1. Q. H. Song, W. M. Zhu, P. C. Wu, W. Zhang, Q. Y. S. Wu, J. H. Teng, Z. X. Shen, P. H. J. Chong, Q. X. Liang, Z. C. Yang, D. P. Tsai, T. Bourouina, Y. Leprince-Wang and A. Q. Liu, “Liquid-metal-based metasurface for terahertz absorption material: Frequency-agile and wide-angle,” APL Materials, Vol. 5, p. 066103, 2017.  (IF=4.335)
  1. L. B. Yan, W. M. Zhu, P. C. Wu, H. Cai, Y. D. Gu, L. K. Chin, Z. X. Shen, P. H. J. Chong, Z. C. Yang, W. Ser, D. P. Tsai, and A. Q. Liu, “Adaptable metasurface for dynamic anomalous reflection,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 110, p. 201904, 2017.  (IF=3.411)

W.-Yi Tsai, C.-M. Wang, C.-F. Chen, P. C. Wu, Y.-H. Chen, T.-Y. Chen, P. R. Wu, J.-W. Chen and D. P. Tsai, “Material-assisted metamaterial: a new dimension to create functional metamaterial,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, p. 42076, 2017.  (IF= 4.259)

H.-H. Hsiao, C. H. Chu and D. P. Tsai, “Fundamentals and Applications of Metasurfaces,” Small Methods, p. 1600064, 2017.  [Selected as Cover Article]

  1. Q. Song, W. Zhang, P. C. Wu, W. Zhu, Z. X. Shen, P. H. J. Chong, Q. X. Liang, Z. C. Yang, Y. L. Hao, H. C., H. F. Zhou, Y. Gu, G.-Q. Lo, D. P. Tsai, T. Bourouina, Y. L.-Wang, and A.-Q. Liu, “Water-Resonator-Based Metasurface: An Ultrabroadband and Near-Unity Absorption,” Adv. Optical Mater., p. 1601103, 2017.  (IF= 6.875)
  1. M. L. Tseng, X. Fang, V. Savinov, P. C. Wu, J.-Y. Ou, N. I. Zheludev and D. P. Tsai, “Coherent selection of invisible high- order electromagnetic excitations,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, p. 44488, 2017.  (IF= 4.259)
  1. P. C. Wu, W. Zhu, Z. X. Shen, P. H. J. Chong, W. Ser, D. P. Tsai and A.-Q. Liu, “Broadband Wide-angle Multi-functional Polarization Converter via Liquid-metal based Metasurface,” Adv. Optical Mater. 1600938, 2017.  (IF= 6.875) [Selected as Cover Article] [The virtual Best of Advanced Optical Materials 2017 issue]

C.-H. Cheng, T.-W. Huang, C.-L. Wu, M. K. Chen, C. H. Chu, Y.-R. Wu, M.-H. Shih, C.-K. Lee, H.-C. Kuo, D.-P. Tsai and G.-R. Lin, “Transferring the Bendable Substrateless GaN LED Grown on Thin C-rich SiC Buffer Layer to Flexible Dielectric and Metallic Plates,” J. Mater. Chem. C 5, 607–7, 2017.  (IF= 5.256).

  1. P. C. Wu, C. Y. Liao, J.-W. Chen, and D. P. Tsai, “Isotropic absorption and sensor of vertical split-ring resonator,” Adv. Optical Mater. 5, 160581, 2017.  (IF= 6.875).
  1. P. C. Wu, W.-Y Tsai, W. T. Chen, Y.-W. Huang, T.-Y. Chen, J.-W. Chen, C. Y. Liao, C. H. Chu, G. Sun, and D. P. Tsai, “Versatile Polarization Generation with an Aluminum Plasmonic Metasurface,” Nano Letters 17 (1), 445–452, 2017.  (IF= 12.712). (cited > 37 times)

Chao Mei, Feng Li, Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Xianting Zhang, (Binbin Yan), (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, Liang Wang, (Kuiru Wang), (Chongxiu Yu) and P.K.A. Wai, “Comprehensive Analysis of Passive Generation of Parabolic Similaritons in Tapered Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Photonic Wires,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Art. No. 3814, December 2017.

Jinhui Yuan, (J. Chen), Feng Li, Chao Mei, Zhe Kang, Xianting Zhang, (Yin Xu), (B. Yan), (X. Sang), (Q. Wu), Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (K. Wang), (C. Yu), (G. Farrell) and P.K.A. Wai, “Mid-infrared Self-similar Compression of Picosecond Pulse in an Inversely Tapered Silicon Ridge Waveguide,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, Issue 26, pp. 33439–50, December 2017.

Mian Yao, (Jushuai Wu), (A. Ping Zhang), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Optically 3-D μ-Printed Ferrule-Top Polymer Suspended-Mirror Devices,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 17, Issue 22, pp. 7257–61, November 2017.

(Jie Wang), (Mian Yao), (Chengzhi Hu), (A. Ping Zhang), (Yonghang Shen), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Optofluidic Tunable Mode-locked Fiber Laser using a Long-period Grating Integrated Microfluidic Chip,” Optics Letters, Vol. 42, Issue 6, pp. 1117–20, March 2017.

 

Optical Communications and Optical Sensing

(Y. Xu), (Z. Wang), (P. Liu), (J. Chen), (S. Han), C. Yu and (J. Yu), “Accuracy Analysis and Improvement of Visible Light Positioning Based on VLC System using Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 15, pp. 32618–30, December 2017.

Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Feng Li, (Guiyao Zhou), Xianting Zhang, Chao Mei, (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Kuiru Wang), (Chongxiu Yu), Chao Lu, (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Deep-ultraviolet Second-harmonic Generation by Combined Degenerate Four-wave Mixing and Surface Nonlinearity Polarization in Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Art. No. 9224, December 2017.

(Zhou, Bin), (Liang Wang), (Lin Htein), (Zhengyong Liu), (Xiaolu Chen), (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and Chao Lu, “Highly Sensitive Small Pressure Monitoring Using Hyperelastic Silicone-Cladding/Silica-Core Composite Optical Fiber,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 1–8, December 2017.

(Huan Wu), (Liang Wang), Nan Guo, (Chester Shu) and Chao Lu, “Support Vector Machine Assisted BOTDA Utilizing Combined Brillouin Gain and Phase Information for Enhanced Sensing Accuracy,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 25, pp. 31210–20, December 2017.

 (Huan Wu), (Liang Wang), Nan Guo, (Chester Shu) and Chao Lu, “Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analyzer Assisted by Support Vector Machine for Ultrafast Temperature Extraction,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 35, No. 19, pp. 4159–67, October 2017.

Xian Zhou, Jiahao Huo, Kangping Zhong, (Faisal Nadeem Khan), (Tao Gui), (Hongyu Zhang), Jiajing Tu, Jinhui Yuan, (Keping Long), Changyuan Yu, (Alan, Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Single Channel 50 Gbit/s Transmission Over 40 km SSMF Without Optical Amplification and In-Line Dispersion Compensation Using a Single-End PD-Based PDM-SSB-DMT System,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 1–11, October 2017.

(C. Hao),  (Z. Nie), (H. Ye), (H. Li), (Y. Luo), (R. Feng), (X. Yu), (F. Wen), (Y. Zhang), C. Yu, (J. Teng), (B. Luk’yanchuk) and (C. Qiu), “Three-dimensional Supercritical Resolved Light-induced-magnetic Holography,” Science Advances, Vol. 3, pp. 1701398.1–9, October 2017.

Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Feng Li, Xianting Zhang, (Chao Mei), (Guiyao Zhou), (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Kuiru Wang), (Chongxiu Yu), (Gerald Farrell), Chao Lu, (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Experimental Generation of Discrete Ultraviolet Wavelength by Cascaded Intermodal Four-wave Mixing in a Multimode Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Optics Letters, Vol. 42, Issue 18, pp. 3537–40, September 2017.

 (H. Zheng), (Z. Xu), C. Yu and (M. Gurusamy), “A 3-D High Accuracy Positioning System Based on Visible Light Communication with Novel Positioning Algorithm,” Optics Communications, Vol. 396, pp. 160–8, August 2017.

(Gui, Tao), Chao Lu, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and P.K.A. Wai. “High-order Modulation on a Single Discrete Eigenvalue for Optical Communications Based on Nonlinear Fourier Transform,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 17, pp. 20286–97, August 2017.

(Zhengyong Liu), (Hwa-Yaw Tam), (Lin Htein), (Ming-Leung Vincent Tse) and Chao Lu, “Microstructured Optical Fiber Sensors,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 35, No. 16, pp. 3425–39, August 2017.

(Shaohao Wang) and P. K. A. Wai, “Polarized fiber optical parametric amplification in randomly birefringent fibers: erratum (Vol. 23, pg. 32747, 2015),” Optics Express, Vol. 25, Issue 18, pp. 21265-21266, August 2017.

(Faisal Nadeem Khan), Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Waled Hussein Al-Arashi), Changyuan Yu, Chao Lu and (A.P.T. Lau), “Joint OSNR Monitoring and Modulation Format Identification in Digital Coherent Receivers using Deep Neural Networks,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, pp. 17767–76, July 2017.

Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Feng Li, Xianting Zhang, (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), (Kuiru Wang), Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Guiyao Zhou), (Chongxiu Yu), Chao Lu, (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Mid-Infrared Octave-Spanning Supercontinuum and Frequency Comb Generation in a Suspended Germanium-Membrane Ridge Waveguide,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 35, Issue 14, pp. 2994–3002, July 2017.

Jie Liu, Kangping Zhong, (Zhenhua Dong), (Changjian Guo), (A.P.T. Lau), Chao Lu and (Yanzhao Lu), “Signal Power Distribution Based Modulation Format Identification for Coherent Optical Receivers,” Optical Fiber Technology, Vol. 36, pp. 75–81, July 2017.

Abul Kalam Azad, (Faisal Nadeem Khan), (Waled Hussein Alarashi), Nan Guo, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Temperature Extraction in Brillouin Optical Time-domain Analysis Sensors using Principal Component Analysis Based Pattern Recognition,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 14, pp. 16534–49, July 2017.

(L. Wang), N. Guo, C. Jin, K.P. Zhong, (X. Zhou), J. Yuan, Z. Kang, (B. Zhou), C. Yu, (H.Y. Tam) and C. Lu, “Coherent BOTDA Using Phase- and Polarization-Diversity Heterodyne Detection and Embedded Digital Signal Processing,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 17, No. 12, pp. 3728–34, June 2017.

Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Feng Li, Xianting Zhang, (Xinzhu Sang), (Guiyao Zhou), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), (Kuiru Wang), (Chongxiu Yu), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Demonstration of Intermodal Four-Wave Mixing by Femtosecond Pulses Centered at 1550 nm in an Air-Silica Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 35, No. 12, pp. 2385–90, June 2017.

(Tao Gui), (Terence H. Chan), Chao Lu, (Alan P.T. Lau) and P.K.A. Wai, “Alternative Decoding Methods for Optical Communications Based on Nonlinear Fourier Transform,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 35, Issue 9, pp. 1542–50, May 2017.

Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Feng Li, (Guiyao Zhou), (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, Liang Wang, (Kuiru Wang), (Chongxiu Yu), Chao Lu, (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Polarization-dependent Intermodal Four-wave Mixing in a Birefringent Multimode Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Optics Letters, Vol. 42, Issue 9, pp. 1644–7, May 2017.

(X. You), (J. Chen), C. Yu and (H. Zheng), “Time Domain Reshuffling for OFDM Based Indoor Visible Light Communication Systems,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 10, pp. 11606–21, May 2017.

  1. C. Jin, (L. Wang), (Y. Chen), N. Guo, (W. Chung), (H. Au), (Z. Li), (H.Y. Tam) and Chao Lu, “Single-measurement Digital Optical Frequency Comb Based Phase-detection Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analyzer,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 9213–24, April 2017.

(K. Tan), (Y. Huang), (G.Q. Lo), (C. Lee) and C. Yu, “Experimental Realization of an O-band Compact Polarization Splitter and Rotator,” Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 14, pp. 3234–41, February 2017.

(H. Zheng), (J. Chen), C. Yu and (G. Mohan), “Inverse Design of LED Arrangement for Visible Light Communication Systems,” Optics Communications, Vol. 382, pp. 615–23, January 2017.

 

Power Electronics and Power Networks

  1. M. Yaqoob, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Extension of Soft-Switching Region of Dual-Active-Bridge Converter by Tunable Resonant Tank,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, No. 12, pp. 9093–104, December 2017.
  1. Z. Huang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Design of a Single-stage Inductive-power-transfer Converter for Efficient EV Battery Charging,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, Issue 7, pp. 5808–21, July 2017.

(L. Xu), Q. Chen, (X. Ren), S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Self-oscillating Resonant Converter with Contactless Power Transfer and Integrated Current Sensing Transformer,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 4839–51, June 2017.

K.H. Leung, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “A Family of Ripple Estimation-Cancellation Methods Based on Switched-Resistor Circuits and Their Application in Fast-Response PFC Preregulator,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 2608–21, April 2017.

C.S. Wong, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, M.H.L. Chow and C.K. Tse, “Accurate Capacitive Current Balancing in Multistring LED Lighting Systems Based on Switched-Capacitor-Controlled LCC Resonant Network,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, pp. 2167–79, March 2017.

  1. Z. Huang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Revisiting Stability Criteria for DC Power Distribution Systems Based on Power Balance,” CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 76–85, March 2017. (Invited Paper)
  1. S. Xiong, S.C. Wong, S.C. Tan and C.K. Tse, “Optimal Design of Complex Switched-capacitor Converters via Energy-flow-path Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 1170–85, February 2017.

(G. Ke), (Q. Chen), (L. Xu), S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Contactless Transformer Modeling and Optimization Based on “Null Coupling Position” Analysis under Coil Misalignment,” Dianli Xitong Zidonghua/Automation of Electric Power Systems, Vol. 41, Issue 2, pp. 15–20 and 120, January 2017.

  1. X. Qu, (Y. Jing), (H. Han), S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Higher Order Compensation for Inductive-power-transfer Converters with Constant-voltage or Constant-current Output Combating Transformer Parameter Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 394–405, January 2017.

 

Thin Film Opto-electronics and Organic Electronics

 (K.M. Boopathi), (P. Karuppuswamy), (A. Singh), (C. Hanmandlu), (L. Lin), (Syed Ali Abbas), (C.C. Chang), (P.C. Wang), Gang Li and (C.W. Chu), “Solution-processable Antimony-based Light-absorbing Materials Beyond Lead Halide Perovskites,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 5, pp. 20843–50, September 2017.

(S.Y. Chang), (Yu‐Che Lin), (Pengyu Sun), (Yao‐Tsung Hsieh), (Lei Meng), (Sang‐Hoon Bae), (Yu‐Wei Su), (Wenchao Huang), (Chenhui Zhu), Gang Li, (Kung‐Hwa Wei) and (Yang Yang), “High‐Efficiency Organic Tandem Solar Cells With Effective Transition Metal Chelates Interconnecting Layer,” Solar RRL, Vol. 1, Issue 10, September 2017.

Pingli Qin, (Qin He), (Cong Chen), (Xiaolu Zheng), Guang Yang, (Hong Tao), (Liangbin Xiong), (Lun Xiong), Gang Li and (Guojia Fang), “High‐Performance Rigid and Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells with Low‐Temperature Solution‐Processable Binary Metal Oxide Hole‐Transporting Materials,” Solar RRL, Vol. 1, Issue 8, Art. No. 1700058, August 2017.

(Shiqi Dong), (Yongsheng Liu), (Ziruo Hong), (Enping Yao), (Pengyu Sun), (Lei Meng), (Yuze Lin), (Jinsong Huang), Gang Li and (Yang Yang), “Unraveling the High Open Circuit Voltage and High Performance of Integrated Perovskite/Organic Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells,” Nano Letters, Vol. 17, No. 8) pp. 5140–7, July 2017.

Gang Li, (Wei-Hsuan Chang) and (Yang Yang), “Low-bandgap Conjugated Polymers Enabling Solution-processable Tandem Solar Cells,” Nature Reviews Materials, Vol. 2, Art. No. 17043, July 2017.

(Uyen N. V. Huynh), (Tek P. Basel), (Eitan Ehrenfreund), Gang Li, (Yang Yang), (S. Mazumdar), and (Z. Valy Vardeny), “Transient Magnetophotoinduced Absorption Studies of Photoexcitations in π-Conjugated Donor-Acceptor Copolymers,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 119, Art. No. 017401, July 2017.

(Yaxiong Guo), (Hongwei Lei), (Liangbin Xion), (Borui Li), (Zhao Chen), (Jian Wen), Guang Yang, Gang Li and (Guojia Fang), “Single Phase, High Hole Mobility Cu2O Film as Efficient and Robust Hole Transporting Layer for efficient Organic Solar Cells,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 5, Art. No. 11055, April 2017.

Pingli Qin, (Qin He), (Dan Ouyang), (Guojia Fang), (Wallace C. H. Choy) and Gang Li, “Transition Metal Oxides as Hole-transporting Materials in Organic Semiconductor and Hybrid Perovskite Based Solar Cells,” Science China Chemistry, Vol. 60, pp. 472–89, April 2017.

(Lei Meng), (En-Ping Yao), (Ziruo Hong), (Huajun Chen), (Pengyu Sun), (Zhanlue Yang), Gang Li and (Yang Yang), “Pure Formamidinium-Based Perovskite Light-Emitting Diodes with High Efficiency and Low Driving Voltage” Advanced Materials, Vol. 29, No. 4, Art. No. 1603826, January 2017.

 

Vehicle Networks

  1. Y. Xie, I.W-H. Ho and E. Magsino, “The Modeling and Cross-layer Optimization of 802.11p VANET Unicast,” IEEE Access, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 171–86, October 2017.

Wireless Communications and Networking

K.T. Wong, Y. Song, (C.J. Fulton), S. Khan and W.-Y. Tam, “Electrically ‘Long’ Dipoles in a Collocated/orthogonal Triad -- For Direction Finding or Polarization Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 65, No. 11, pp. 6057–67, November 2017.

(T. Kresbesz), G. Kolumban, C.K. Tse, F.C.M. Lau and (H. Dong), “Use of UWB Impulse Radio Technology in In-car Communications: Power Limits and Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, Issue 7, pp. 6037–49, July 2017.

Yunxiang Jiang, F.C.M. Lau, Ivan W.H. Ho, (He Chen) and (Yongming Huang), “Max-Min Weighted Downlink SINR with Uplink SINR Constraints for Full-Duplex MIMO Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 65, Issue 12, pp. 3277–92, June 2017.

(C.Y. Aung), I.W.-H. Ho and (P.H.J. Chong), “Store-Carry-Cooperative Forward Routing with Information Epidemics Control for Data Delivery in Opportunistic Networks,” IEEE Access, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 6608–25, May 2017.

L.F. Xie, I.W.H. Ho, (S.C. Liew), (L. Lu) and F.C.M. Lau, “The Feasibility of Mobile Physical-layer Network Coding with BPSK Modulation,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, Issue 5, pp. 3976–90, May 2017.

Yunxiang Jiang, (He Henry Chen), Francis C.M. Lau, (Peng Wang) and (Yonghui Li), “Full-duplex OFDMA Multi-user Cellular Systems: Resource Allocation and User Pairing,” Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 28, Issue 4, Art. No. e3005, April 2017.

(C.K. Chau), I.W.H. Ho, Z. Situ, (S.C. Liew) and (J. Zhang), “Effective Static and Adaptive Carrier Sensing for Dense Wireless CSMA Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 355–66, February 2017.

Yunxiang Jiang, F.C.M. Lau, Hongbin Chen and (Feng Zhao), “Energy Efficiency Optimisation in Full-duplex Relay Systems,” Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 28, Issue 1, Art. No. e2926, January 2017.

2016

5G and Future Wireless Networks

(Y. Mao), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Dynamic computation offloading for mobile-edge computing with energy harvesting devices,” IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun. - Series on Green Commun. and Networking, Vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 3590–605, December 2016.

(R. Wang), J. Zhang, (S.H. Song) and (K. B. Letaief), “Optimal QoS-aware channel assignment in D2D communications with partial CSI,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 15, No. 11, pp. 7594–609, November 2016.

(R. Wang), (X. Peng), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Mobility-aware caching for content-centric wireless networks: Modeling and methodology,” IEEE Commun. Mag., Vol. 54, No. 8, pp. 77–83, August 2016.

  1. L. Liu and (R. Zhang), “How to diagonalize a MIMO channel with arbitrary transmit covariance?” IEEE Wireless Commun. Lett., Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 352–5, August 2016.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Low-rank matrix completion for topological interference management by Riemannian pursuit,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 15, No. 7, pp. 4703–17, July 2016.

(J.-C. Shen), J. Zhang, (E. Alsusa) and (K. B. Letaief), “Compressed CSI acquisition in FDD massive MIMO: How much training is needed?” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 4145–56, June 2016.

(Y. Mao), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Grid energy consumption and QoS tradeoff in hybrid energy supply wireless networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 3573–86, May 2016.

(C. Li), J. Zhang, (J. G. Andrews) and (K. B. Letaief), “Success probability and area spectral efficiency in multiuser MIMO HetNets,” IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 1544–56, April 2016.

(Y. Shi), (J. Cheng), J. Zhang, (B. Bai), (W. Chen) and (K. B. Letaief), “Smoothed Lp-minimization for green Cloud-RAN with user admission control,” IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., Special Issue on Energy-Efficient Techniques for 5G Wireless Commun. Systems, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 1022–36, April 2016.

(X. Yu), (J.-C. Shen), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Alternating minimization algorithms for hybrid precoding in millimeter wave MIMO systems,” IEEE J. Sel. Topics Signal Process., Special Issue on Signal Process. for Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 485–500, April 2016.

(Y. Luo), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Transmit power minimization for wireless networks with energy harvesting relays,” IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 987–1000, March 2016.

(H. Xing), L. Liu and (R. Zhang), “Secrecy wireless information and power transfer in fading wiretap channel,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 180–90, January 2016. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)

 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Huiling Zhou, Kin Man Lam and (Xiangjian He), “Shape-Appearance-Correlated Active Appearance Model,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 56, pp. 88–99, August 2016.

Huiling Zhou and Kin Man Lam, “Face Hallucination using Orthogonal Canonical Correlation Analysis,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 25, No. 3, Art. No. 033005, May 2016.

(K. Zhang), (L. Zhang), K.M. Lam and (D. Zhang), “A Level Set Approach to Image Segmentation with Intensity Inhomogeneity,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 546–57, February 2016.

(Minghui Dong), (Jianhua Tao) and Man Wai Mak, “Guest Editorial: Advances in Machine Learning for Speech Processing,” Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Vol. 82, Issue 2, pp. 137–40, February 2016.

M.W. Mak, X.M. Pang and (J.T. Chien), “Mixture of PLDA for Noise Robust I-Vector Speaker Verification,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 130–42, January 2016.

  1. W. Rao and M.W. Mak, “Sparse Kernel Machines with Empirical Kernel Maps for PLDA Speaker Verification,” Computer Speech and Language, Vol. 38, pp. 104–21, January 2016.

(S.H. Ling), (K.Y. Chan), F.H.F. Leung, (F. Jiang) and (H.T. Nguyen), “Quality and Robustness Improvement for Real World Industrial Systems using a Fuzzy Particle Swarm Optimization,” Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 47, pp. 68–80, January 2016.

 

Bioinformatics

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Ensemble Linear Neighborhood Propagation for Predicting Subchloroplast Localization of Multi-location Proteins,” Journal of Proteome Research, Vol. 15, No. 12, pp. 4755–62, October 2016.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Benchmark Data for Identifying Multi-functional Types of Membrane Proteins,” Data in Brief, Vol. 8, pp. 105–7, September 2016.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Mem-ADSVM: A Two-Layer Multi-Label Predictor for Identifying Multi-Functional Types of Membrane Proteins,” Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 398, pp. 32–42, June 2016.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Sparse Regressions for Predicting and Interpreting Subcellular Localization of Multi-label Proteins,” BMC Bioinformatics, Vol. 17:97, pp. 1–17, February 2016.

 

Cyber-security

(Zhong-Qiu Zhao), (Yiu-ming Cheung), Haibo Hu and (Xindong Wu), “Corrupted and Occluded Face Recognition via Cooperative Sparse Representation,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 56, pp. 77–87, August 2016.

 

Forward Error Correction Codes

Yi Fang, (Guojun Han), (Yong Liang Guan), (Guoan Bi), F.C.M. Lau and (Lingjun Kong), “Finite-length EXIT Analysis and Design of Protograph LDPC Codes for Ultra-High-Density Magnetic Recording Channels,” IET Communications, Vol. 10, Issue 10, pp. 1303–11, July 2016.

Yi Fang, (Yong Liang Guan), (Guoan Bi), (Lin Wang) and F.C.M. Lau, “Rate-Compatible Root-Protograph LDPC Codes for Quasi-Static Fading Relay Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, No. 4, pp. 2741–7, April 2016.

  1. Q. Lu, J. Fan, C.W. Sham, W.M. Tam and F.C.M. Lau, “A 3.0 Gb/s Throughput Hardware-Efficient Decoder for Cyclically-Coupled QC-LDPC Codes,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 134–45, January 2016.

 

Imaging Systems

Wen Chen, “Optical Cryptosystem Based on Single-pixel Encoding using the Modified Gerchberg–Saxton Algorithm with a Cascaded Structure,” Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 33, pp. 2305–11, December 2016.

(Minggui Wan), (Lin Wang), Feng Li, (Yuan Cao), (Xudong Wang), (Xinhuan Feng), (Bai-ou Guan) and P.K.A. Wai, “Rapid, K-space Linear Wavelength Scanning Laser Source Based on Recirculating Frequency Shifter,” Optics Express, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 27614–21, November 2016.

Wen Chen, “Correlated-photon Secured Imaging by Iterative Phase Retrieval using Axially-varying Distances,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, pp. 1932–5, September 2016.

Wen Chen and (Xudong Chen), “Digital Holography-Secured Scheme using only Binary Phase or Amplitude as Ciphertext,” Applied Optics, Vol. 55, pp. 6740–6, August 2016.

Jinhui Yuan, (Guiyao Zhou), (Changming Xia), (Xinzhu Sang), Feng Li, (Chongxiu Yu), (Kuiru Wang), (Binbin Yan), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing-Based Light Source for CARS Microspectroscopy,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 763–6, April 2016.

Budianto and Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, “Robust Fringe Projection Profilometry via Sparse Representation,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 1726–39, April 2016.

Wen Chen, “Modulating Phase via Rotation for Optical Encoding Based on Correlated Photon Imaging,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, pp. 540–3, February 2016.

Wen Chen, “Optical Data Security System using Phase Extraction Scheme via Single-pixel Detection,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 8, Art. No. 7801507, February 2016.

Wen Chen, “Single-shot Imaging without Reference Wave using Binary Intensity Pattern for Optically-secured-based Correlation,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 8, Art. No. 6900209, February 2016.

 

Internet of Things

K.W. Lam, J.C.W. Pang, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai and (S.Y. Chau), “Evaluation of Growth and Quality in Latuca Sativa L. under Different Photoperiods,” Journal of Modern Agriculture, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 8–12, April 2016.

 

Multimedia Signal Processing

Yik-Hing Fung and Yuk-Hee Chan, “Shaping the Spatial and Temporal Noise Characteristics of Driving Signals for Driving AMOLED Display,” IEEE Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 12, Issue 12, pp. 1652–63 December 2016.

Tsz Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Adaptive Search Range for HEVC Motion Estimation based on Depth Information,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. PP, No. 99, pp. 1–15, June 2016.

Tsz Kwan Lee, Yui-Lam Chan and Wan-Chi Siu, “Adaptive Search Range by Neighbouring Depth Intensity Weighted Sum for HEVC Texture Coding,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 52, No. 12, pp. 1018–1020, June 2016.

Hong-Bin Zhang, Chang-Hong Fu, Yui-Lam Chan, Sik-Ho Tsang, Wan-Chi Siu, and Wei-Min Su, “Efficient Wedgelet Pattern Decision for Depth Modeling Modes in Three-Dimensional High-Efficiency Video Coding,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 25, No. 3, Art. No. 033023, pp. 1–13, June 2016.

(Muhammad Usman), (Xiangjian He), Kin Man Lam, (Min Xu), (Syed Mohsin Matloob Bokhari) and (Jinjun Chen), “Frame Interpolation for Cloud-Based Mobile Video Streaming,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 831–9, May 2016.

Y.H. Fung and Y.H. Chan, “Tone-Dependent Error Diffusion Based on an Updated Blue-Noise Model,” Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 25, No. 1, Art. No.  013013, January 2016.

 

Nanophotonics

  1. C. Y. Liao, C.-M. Wang, B. H. Cheng, Y.-H. Chen, W.-Y. Tsai, D.-Y. Feng, T.-T. Yeh, T.-J. Yen and D. P. Tsai, “Quasi-coherent thermal radiation with multiple resonant plasmonic cavities,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 261101, 2016.  (IF=3.411)
  1. P. C. Wu, N. Papasimakis, and D. P. Tsai, "Self-affine graphene metamaterials for tunable broadband absorption," Physical Review Applied 6, 044019, 2016.  (IF=4.808)

Y.-W. Huang, H. W. H. Lee, R. Sokhoyan, R. A. Pala, K. Thyagarajan, S. Han, D. P. Tsai, and H. A. Atwater, “Gate-tunable conducting oxide metasurfaces,” Nano Letters 16(9), 5319–5325, 2016.  (IF= 12.712). (cited > 61 times)

C.-M. Wang and D. P. Tsai, “Lambertian thermal emitter based on plasmonic enhanced absorption,” Optics Express 24(16), 18382–18387, 2016.  (IF= 3.307)

  1. J. C. Lin, V. T. Tra, D. S. Tsai, T.-T. Lin, P.-C. Huang, W.-L. Hsu, H. J. Wu, R. Huang, N. V. Chien, R. Yoshida, J.-Y. Lin, Y. Ikuhara, Y.-P. Chiu, S. Gwo, D. P. Tsai, J.-H. He, Y.-H. Chu, “Control of the Metal-Insulator Transition at Complex Oxide Heterointerfaces through Visible Light,” Advanced Materials 28, 764–770, 2016.  (IF= 19.791)
  1. Y. Z. Ho, B. H. Cheng, W. L. Hsu, C. M. Wang, D. P. Tsai, “Anomalous reflection from metasurfaces with gradient phase distribution below 2 pi,” Applied Physics Express 9, 072502, 2016.

Y.-C. Lai, B. H. Cheng, Y.-C. Lan and D. P. Tsai, “Plasmonic Archimedean spiral modes on concentric metal ring gratings,” Optics Express 24(13), 15021–28, 2016.  (IF= 3.307)

  1. C. H. Cheng, Y. C. Chi, C. L. Wu, C.-J. Lin, L.-H. Tsai, J.-H. Chang, M. K. Chen, M.-H. Shih, C.-K. Lee, C.-I. Wu, D. P. Tsai and G.-R. Lin, “Catalytically solid-phase self-organization of nanoporous SnS with optical depolarizability,” Nanoscale 8, 4579–4587, 2016.  (IF=7.367)

Y.-C. Chan, C.-W. Chen, M.-H. Chan, Y.-C. Chang, W.-M. Chang, L.-H. Chi, H.-M. Yu, Y.-F. Lin, D. P. Tsai, R.-S. Liu, M. Hsiao, “MMP2-sensing up-conversion nanoparticle for fluorescence biosensing in head and neck cancer cells,” Biosensors and Bioelectronics 80, 131–139, 2016.  (IF= 7.780)

  1. T. A. Raybould, V. A. Fedotov, N. Papasimakis, I. Kuprov, I. J. Youngs, W. T. Chen, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev, “Toroidal circular dichroism,” Physical Review B 94, 035119, 2016. (IF= 3.836).
  1. B. H. Cheng, H. W. Chen, Y.-J. Jen, Y.-C. Lan and D. P. Tsai, “Tunable tapered waveguide for efficient compression of light to graphene surface plasmons,” Scientific Reports 6, 28799, 2016.  (IF= 4.259)

M.-C. Lee, C.-Y. Wang, C.-C. Chen, C.-M. Wang, T-C. Hsiao and D. P. Tsai, “Visible light active photocatalyst from recycled disposable heating pads,” Journal of Nanophotonics 10, 016016, 2016.

  1. W. T. Chen, P. Török, M. R. Foreman, C. Y. Liao, W.-Y. Tsai, P. R. Wu, and D. P. Tsai, “Integrated plasmonic metasurfaces for spectropolarimetry,” Nanotechnology 27, 22, 2016.  (IF= 3.440)
  1. X. Fang, M. L. Tseng, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev, “Coherent Excitation-Selective Spectroscopy of Multipole Resonances,” Physical Review Applied 5, 014010, 2016.  (IF= 4.808)

Chao Mei, Feng Li, Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Xianting Zhang, (Kuiru Wang), (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), Xian Zhou, Liang Wang, (Chongxiu Yu) and P.K.A. Wai, “High Degree Picosecond Pulse Compression in Chalcogenide-Silicon Slot Waveguide Taper,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34, No. 16, pp. 3843–52, August 2016.

(Ming-Jie Yin), (Mian Yao), (Shaorui Gao), (A. Ping Zhang), (Hwa-Yaw Tam), Ping-Kong A. Wai, “Rapid 3D Patterning of Poly(acrylic acid) Ionic Hydrogel for Miniature pH Sensors,” Advanced Material, Volume28, Issue7, pp. 1394–1399, Feburary 2016.

 

Optical Communications and Optical Sensing

  1. N. Guo, L. Wang, (J. Wang), C. Jin, (H.Y. Tam), (A.P. Zhang) and C Lu, “Bi-Directional Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analyzer System for Long Range Distributed Sensing,” Sensors, Vol. 16, No. 12, p. 2156, December 2016.

(Xiaomei Shi), (Ching-Hsiang Cheng), (Yongping Zheng) and P.K.A. Wai, “An EGaIn-based Flexible Piezoresistive Shear and Normal Force Sensor with Hysteresis Analysis in Normal Force Direction,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 26, No. 10, Art. No. 105020, October 2016.

  1. K. Zhong, X. Zhou, (Y. Wang), L. Wang, J. Yuan, C. Yu, (A.P.T. Lau) and C. Lu, “Experimental Demonstration of 608Gbit/s Short Reach Transmission Employing Half-cycle 16QAM Nyquist-SCM Signal and Direct Detection with 25Gbps EML,” Optics Express, Vol. 24, No. 22, pp. 25057–67, October 2016.

(T. Qi), (Y. Jung), (L. Xiao), (J. Wang), (S. Xiao), C. Lu, (H.Y. Tam) and (A. Peacock), “Programmable long-period Grating in a Liquid Core Optical Fiber,” Optics Letters, Vol. 41, No. 20, pp. 4763–6, October 2016.

  1. K. Zhong, X. Zhou, Y. Wang, (Y. Wang), (W. Zhou), (W. Chen), (L. Zeng), L. Wang, (A.P.T. Lau) and C Lu, “Transmission of a 120-GBd PM-NRZ Signal Using a Monolithic Double-Side EML,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 20, pp. 2176–79, October 2016.

(F.N. Khan), K. Zhong, (W.H. Al-Arashi), C. Yu, C. Lu and (A.P.T. Lau), “Modulation Format Identification in Coherent Receivers using Deep Machine Learning,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, No. 17, pp. 1886–9, September 2016.

(J. Zhou), C. Yu, (G. Mohan) and (H. Kim), “25-Gb/s OOK Transmission using 1.5-µm 10G Class VCSEL for Optical Access Network,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34, No. 16, pp. 3790–5, August 2016.

(X. Du), (J. Zhang), (Y. Li), C. Yu and (P.Y. Kam), “Efficient Joint Timing and Frequency Synchronization Algorithm for Coherent Optical OFDM Systems,” Optics Express, Vol. 24, No. 17, pp. 19967–77, August 2016.

Jinhui Yuan, (Sang, Xinzhu), (Wu, Qiang), (Zhou, Guiyao), Feng Li, (Yu, Chongxiu), (Wang, Kuiru), (Yan, Binbin), (Han, Ying), (Tam, Hwa Yaw) and P.K.A. Wai, “Generation of Second-Harmonics Near Ultraviolet Wavelengths From Femtosecond Pump Pulses,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, No. 16, pp. 1719–22, August 2016.

(B. Dong), (Z. Shen), C. Yu and (Y. Wang), “Modal Excitations in Fully and Partially Ethanol-filled Photonic Bandgap Fibers and Their Applications as Fiber Sensors,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34, No. 16, pp. 3853–8, August 2016.

(K. Tan), (Y. Huang), (G.Q. Lo), (C. Lee) and C. Yu, “Compact Highly-efficient Polarization Splitter and Rotator Based on 90° Bends,” Optics Express, Vol. 24, No. 13, pp. 14506–12, June 2016.

Feng Li, Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Qian Li and P.K.A. Wai, “Modeling Frequency Comb Sources,” Nanophotonics, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 292–315, June 2016.

Jinhui Yuan, Zhe Kang, Feng Li, Xianting Zhang, (Guiyao Zhou), (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), Xian Zhou, Liang Wang, Kangping Zhong, (Kuiru Wang), (Chongxiu Yu), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Spectrally-isolated Violet to Blue Wavelength Generation by Cascaded Degenerate Four-wave Mixing in a Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Optics Letters, Vol. 41, Issue 11, pp. 2612–5, June 2016.

(Huibin Zhou), (Borui Li), (Ming Tang), Kangping Zhong, (Zhenhua Feng), (Jingchi Cheng), (Alan Pak Tao Lau), Chao Lu, (Songnian Fu), (Perry Ping Shum) and (Deming Liu), “Fractional Fourier Transformation-Based Blind Chromatic Dispersion Estimation for Coherent Optical Communications,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 2371–80, May 2016.

Haiquan Cheng, (Huizhong Chen), (Yan Li), Chao Lu, (Jian Wu), (Jintong Lin), “Post-FEC Performance Evaluation of Coherent QPSK System with an Enhanced Pilot-aided CPE Scheme,” Photonic Network Communications, pp. 1–6, May 2016.

S.H. Wang, (X. Xu) and P.K.A. Wai, “Polarization Pulling in Raman Assisted Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers,” Optics Express, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 6884–98, April 2016.

A.K. Azad, L. Wang, N. Guo, (H.Y. Tam) and Chao Lu, “Signal Processing using Artificial Neural Network for BOTDA Sensor System,” Optics Express, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 6769–82, March 2016.

(B. Dong), (Y. Peng), (Y. Wang) and C. Yu, “Mode Division Multiplexing in a Fiber Modal Interferometer for Dual Parameters Measurement,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 143–6, January 2016.

Zhe Kang, Jinhui Yuan, Xianting Zhang, (Xinzhu Sang), (Kuiru Wang), (Qiang Wu), (Binbin Yan), Feng Li, Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Guiyao Zhou), (Chongxiu Yu), (Gerald Farrell), Chao Lu, (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “On-chip Integratable All-optical Quantizer using Strong Cross-phase Modulation in a Silicon-organic Hybrid Slot Waveguide,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 6, Art. No. 19528, January 2016.

(Zhenhua Dong), (Faisal Nadeem Khan), (Qi Sui), Kangping Zhong, Chao Lu and (Alan Pak Tao Lau), “Optical Performance Monitoring: A Review of Current and Future Technologies,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 525–43, January 2016. (Invited Paper)

 

Optical Security

(B. Javidi), (A. Carnicer), (M. Yamaguchi), (T. Nomura), (E. Pérez-Cabré), (M.S Millán), (N.K Nishchal), (R. Torroba), (J.F. Barrera), (W. He), (X. Peng), (A. Stern), (Y. Rivenson), (A. Alfalou), (C. Brosseau), (C. Guo), (J.T Sheridan), (G. Situ), (M. Naruse), (T. Matsumoto), (I. Juvells), (E. Tajahuerce), (J. Lancis), Wen Chen, (X. Chen), (P.W.H. Pinkse), (A.P. Mosk) and (A. Markman), “Roadmap on Optical Security,” Journal of Optics (IOP Publishing, UK), Vol. 18, Art. No. 083001, 39 pages, July 2016.  (Invited paper)

Wen Chen, “Optical Multiple-image Encryption using Three-dimensional Space,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 8, Art. No. 6900608, April 2016.

 

Optimization

Yunxiang Jiang, F.C.M. Lau, Shiyuan Wang and C.K. Tse, “Parameter Identification of Chaotic Systems by A Novel Dual Particle Swarm Optimization,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 26, No. 2, Art. No. 1650024, pp. 1–16, February 2016.

 

Power Electronics and Power Networks

  1. Z. Li, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and X. Liu, “Controller Saturation Nonlinearity in DFIG-based Wind Turbines under Unbalanced Grid Conditions,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 1602–19, August 2016.
  1. Z. Li, (B. Liu), (Y. Li), S.C. Wong, (X. Liu) and (Y. Huang), “Border Collision of Three-phase Voltage-Source Inverter System with Interacting Loads,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 26, No. 8, p. 1650132, July 2016.

Hao Wu, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “Control and Modulation of Bidirectional Single-phase AC-DC Three-phase-leg SPWM Converters with Active Power Decoupling and Minimal Storage Capacitance,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 4226–40, June 2016.

  1. Z. Li, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and (X. Liu), “Modeling of Unbalanced Three-phase Driving-point Impedance with Application to Control of Grid-connected Power Converters,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 851–73, April 2016.

K.H. Leung, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Unity-Power-Factor Control Based on Precise Ripple Cancellation for Fast-Response PFC Preregulator,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 3324–37, April 2016.

C.S. Wong, K.H. Loo, Y.M. Lai, M.H.L. Chow and C.K. Tse, “An Alternative Approach to LED Driver Design Based on High-voltage Driving,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 2465–75, March 2016.

  1. L. Cao, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Output-Impedance Shaping of Bidirectional DAB DC-DC Converter Using Double-Proportional-Integral Feedback for Near-Ripple-Free DC Bus Voltage Regulation in Renewable Energy Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 2187–99, March 2016.
  1. F. Luo, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Simple Carrier-based Pulse-width Modulation Scheme for Three-phase Four-wire Neutral-point-clamped Inverters with Neutral-point Balancing,” IET Power Electronics, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 365–76, February 2016.

 

Thin Film Opto-electronics and Organic Electronics

(Sang-Hoon Bae), (Hongxiang Zhao), (Yao-Tsung Hsieh), (Lijian Zuo), (Nicholas De Marco), (You Seung Rim), Gang Li and (Yang Yang), “Printable Solar Cells from Advanced Solution-Processible Materials,” Chem, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 179–219, August 2016.

Qifeng Han, Sang-Hoon Bae, Pengyu Sun, Yao-Tsung Hsieh, Yang (M) Yang, You Seung Rim, Hongxiang Zhao, Qi Chen, Wangzhou Shi, Gang Li and Yang Yang, “Single Crystal Formamidinium Lead Iodide (FAPbI3): Insight into the Structural, Optical, and Electrical Properties,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 28, pp. 2253–8, March 2016.

Yaowen Li, Lei Meng, Yang (M) Yang, Guiying Xu, Ziruo Hong, Qi Chen, Jingbi You, Gang Li, Yang Yang and Yongfang Li, “High-efficiency Robust Perovskite Solar Cells on Ultrathin Flexible Substrates,” Nature Communications, Vol. 7, p. 10214, January 2016.

 

Wireless Communications and Networking

(M. Zhao), I.W.H. Ho and (P.H.J. Chong), “An Energy-efficient Region-based RPL Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 1319–33, December 2016.

(Guofa Cai), Yi Fang, (Guojun Han), F.C.M. Lau and (Lin Wang), “A Square Constellation-Based M-ary DCSK Communication System,” IEEE Access, Vol. 4, pp. 6295–303, September 2016.

Yi Fang, (Guojun Han), Pingping Chen, F.C.M. Lau, (Guanrong Chen) and (Lin Wang), “A Survey on DCSK-based Communication Systems and Their Application to UWB Scenarios,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 1804–37, September 2016.

  1. Y. Jiang, F.C.M. Lau, Ivan W.H. Ho and (Y. Gong), “Resource Allocation for Multiuser OFDMA Hybrid Full/Half-Duplex Relaying Systems with Direct Links,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 6101–18, August 2016.

L.F. Xie, (P.H.J. Chong), I.W.H. Ho and (H.C.B. Chan), “Virtual Overhearing: An Effective Way to Increase Network Coding Opportunities in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks,” Computer Networks, Vol. 105, pp. 111–23, August 2016.

(Tingting Huang), (Lin Wang), (Weikai Xu) and F.C.M. Lau, “Multilevel Code-Shifted Differential-Chaos-Shift-Keying System,” IET Communications, Vol. 10, Issue 10, pp. 1189–95, July 2016.

D.W. Yue and F.C.M. Lau and (Qian Wang), “Log-Average-SNR Ratio and Cooperative Spectrum Sensing,” Journal of Communications and Networks, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 311–9, June 2016.

Kehao Wang, F.C.M. Lau, (Lin Chen) and (Robert Schober), “Pricing Mobile Data Offloading: A Distributed Market Framework,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 913–27, February 2016.

2015

5G and Future Wireless Networks

(Y. Mao), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “A Lyapunov optimization approach for green cellular networks with hybrid energy supplies,” IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun. - Series on Green Commun. and Networking, Vol. 33, No. 12, pp. 2463–77, December 2015.

  1. L. Liu, (S. Bi) and (R. Zhang), “Joint power control and fronthaul rate allocation for throughput maximization in OFDMA-based cloud radio access network,” IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 63, No. 11, pp. 4097–110, November 2015.
  1. L. Liu and (R. Zhang), “Optimized uplink transmission in multi-antenna C-RAN with spatial compression and forward,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 63, No. 19, pp. 5083–95, October 2015.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang, (B. O’Donoghue) and (K. B. Letaief), “Large-scale convex optimization for dense wireless cooperative networks,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 63, No. 18, pp. 4729–43, September 2015.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Robust group sparse beamforming for multicast green Cloud-RAN with imperfect CSI,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 63, No. 17, pp. 4647–59, September 2015.

(J.-C. Shen), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Downlink user capacity of massive MIMO under pilot contamination,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 3183–93, June 2015.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang, (K. B. Letaief), (B. Bai) and (W. Chen), “Large-scale convex optimization for ultra-dense Cloud-RAN,” IEEE Wireless Commun., Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 84–91, June 2015.

(Y. Mao), (Y. Luo), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Energy harvesting small cell networks: Feasibility, deployment and operation,” IEEE Commun. Mag., Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 94–101, June 2015.

(C. Li), J. Zhang, (M. Haenggi) and (K. B. Letaief), “User-centric intercell interference nulling for downlink small cell networks,” IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 1419–31, April 2015.

(Y. Shi), J. Zhang and (K. B. Letaief), “Optimal stoc

hastic coordinated beamforming for wireless cooperative networks with CSI uncertainty,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 960–73, February 2015.

(S. Lee), L. Liu and (R. Zhang), “Collaborative wireless energy and information transfer in interference channel,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 545–57, January 2015.

 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Xiaomin Pang and Man-Wai Mak, “Noise Robust Speaker Verification via the Fusion of SNR-independent and SNR-dependent PLDA,” International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 633–48, December 2015.

  1. N. Li and M.W. Mak, “SNR-Invariant PLDA Modeling in Nonparametric Subspace for Robust Speaker Verification,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp. 1648–59, October 2015.

Baiying Lei and M.W. Mak, “Robust Scream Sound Detection via Sound Event Partitioning,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 3, pp. 1–19, March 2015.

 

Bioinformatics

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “mLASSO-Hum: A LASSO-based Interpretable Human-protein Subcellular Localization Predictor,” Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 382, pp. 223–34, October 2015.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “Mem-mEN: Predicting Multi-Functional Types of Membrane Proteins by Interpretable Elastic Nets,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2015.2474407, August 2015.

S.B. Wan, M.W. Mak and S.Y. Kung, “mPLR-Loc: An Adaptive-decision Multi-label Classifier Based on Penalized Logistic Regression for Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction,” Analytical Biochemistry: Methods in the Biological Sciences, Vol. 473, pp. 14–27, March 2015.

Complex Networks

  1. J. Wu, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Concept of Node Usage Probability from Complex Networks and its Applications to Communication Network Design,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 62, No. 4, pp. 1195–204, April 2015.
  1. J. Wu, C.K. Tse and F.C.M. Lau, “Optimizing Performance of Communication Networks: An Application of Network Science,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 95–9, January 2015.

 

Cyber-security

(Shen Gao), (Jianliang Xu), (Theo Harder), (Bingsheng He), (Byron Choi) and H. Hu, “PCMLogging: Optimizing Transaction Logging and Recovery Performance with PCM,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 12, pp. 3332–46, December 2015.

(X. Lin), (J. Xu) and H. Hu, “Reverse Keyword Search for Spatio-Textual Top-k Queries in Location-Based Services,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 3056–69, November 2015.

(Y. Li), (R. Chen), (J. Xu), (Q. Huang), H. Hu and (B. Choi), “Geo-Social K-Cover Group Queries for Collaborative Spatial Computing,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 2729–42, October 2015.

(Zhong-Qiu Zhao), (Yiu-ming Cheung), Haibo Hu and (Xindong Wu), “Expanding Dictionary for Robust Face Recognition: Pixel is not Necessary while Sparsity is,” IET Computer Vision, Vol. 9, Issue 5, pp. 648–54, October 2015.

(Z. Fan), (B. Choi), (Q. Chen), (J. Xu), H. Hu and (S.S. Bhowmick), “Structure-Preserving Subgraph Query Services,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 2275–90, August 2015.

Forward Error Correction Codes

Yi Fang, (Guoan Bi), (Yong Liang Guan) and F.C.M. Lau, “A Survey on Protograph LDPC Codes and Their Applications,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 1989–2016, November 2015.

  1. Y. Zhao, F.C.M. Lau, (Z. Zhu) and (W. Zhang), “Generation of Luby Transform Codes with Low Redundancy,” International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol. 25, No. 5, p. 1550072 (8 pages), May 2015.

 

Image, Pattern and Speech Recognition

Muwei Jian and Kin-Man Lam, “Simultaneous Hallucination and Recognition of Low-Resolution Faces Based on Singular Value Decomposition,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 25, No. 11, pp. 1761–72, November 2015.

Xiaolong Ma, Xudong Xie, Kin-Man Lam, (Jianming Hu) and (Yisheng Zhong), “Saliency Detection Based on Singular Value Decomposition,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 32, pp. 95–106, October 2015.

Zhan-Li Sun, Kin-Man Lam and (Qing-Wei Gao), “An Effective Missing-Data Estimation Approach for Small-Size Image Sequences,” IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 10–8, August 2015.

Dong Li, Huiling Zhou and Kin-Man Lam, “High-Resolution Face Verification Using Pore-scale Facial Features,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 2317–27, August 2015.

Muwei Jian, Kin-Man Lam, (Junyu Dong) and (Linlin Shen), “Visual-patch-attention-aware Saliency Detection,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 1575–86, August 2015.

(Ya-Ping Wang), Zhan-Li Sun and Kin-Man Lam, “An Effective Approach for NRSFM of Small-Size Image Sequences,” PLoS ONE, Vol. 10, No. 7, Art. No. e0132370, July 2015.

Xiaolong Ma, Xudong Xie, Kin-Man Lam and (Yisheng Zhong), “Efficient Saliency Analysis Based on Wavelet Transform and Entropy Theory,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 30, pp. 201–7, July 2015.

(Sheng Yan Li), (Bin Gang Xu), (Xiao Ming Tao) and Z. Chi, “An Intelligent Computer Method for Automatic Mosaic and Segmentation of Tracer Fiber Images for Yarn Structure Analysis,” Textile Research Journal, Vol. 85, No. 7, pp. 733–50, May 2015.

Zhan-Li Sun, Kin-Man Lam and (Jun Zhang), “An Efficient Approach for Compound Identification based on the Frequency Features of Mass Spectra,” Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, Vol. 142, pp. 117–23, March 2015.

Dong Li and Kin-Man Lam, “Design and Learn Distinctive Features from Pore-scale Facial Keypoints,” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 732–45, March 2015.

(Chao Li), (Cen Shi), (Huan Zhang), (Chun Hui), Kin Man Lam and (Su Zhang), “Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Preoperative Invasion Depth of Gastric Cancer with Dual-Energy Spectral CT Imaging,” Academic Radiology, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 149–57, February 2015.

 

Imaging Systems

Budianto and Daniel Pak-Kong Lun, “Inpainting for Fringe Projection Profilometry Based on Geometrically Guided Iterative Regularization,” IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 5531–42, December 2015.

Wen Chen and (Xudong Chen), “Optical Authentication via Photon-synthesized Ghost Imaging using Optical Nonlinear Correlation,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 73, pp. 123–7, October 2015.

Wen Chen and (Xudong Chen), “Grayscale object authentication based on ghost imaging using binary signals,” EPL Europhysics Letters, 110, 44002 (5pp), May 2015.

Wen Chen and (Xudong Chen), “Ghost imaging using labyrinth-like phase modulation patterns for high-efficiency and high-security optical encryption,” EPL Europhysics Letters, 109, 14001 (5pp), January 2015. (Editor’s Choice Article).

 

Multimedia Signal Processing

Kin-Man Lam, (Carlos Sanchez Sorzano), (Zhilin Zhang) and (Patrizio Campisi), “Undergraduate Students Compete in the IEEE Signal Processing Cup: Part 1,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 123–5, July 2015.

 

Nanophotonics

Y.-W. Huang, W. T. Chen, W.-Y. Tsai, P. C. Wu, C.-M. Wang, G. Sun, D. P. Tsai, “Aluminum Plasmonic Multicolor Meta-Hologram,” Nano Letters 15(5), 3122–3127, 2015.  (IF= 12.712) (cited > 134 times) [Media Report on PHYS.ORG]

K.-J. Peng, Y.-H. Lin, C.-L. Wu, S.-F. Lin, C.-Y. Yang, S.-M. Lin, D. P. Tsai, G.-R. Lin, “Dissolution-and-reduction CVD synthesis of few-layer graphene on ultra-thin nickel film lifted off for mode-locking fiber lasers,” Scientific Reports 5, 13689, 2015.  (IF= 4.259)

Y.-J. Hsu, B. H. Cheng, Y. Lai, D. P. Tsai, “Classical Analog of Electromagnetically induced transparency in the visible range with ultra-compact plasmonic micro-ring resonators,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 20 (6), 1–6, 2015.  (IF= 3.971)

  1. B. H. Cheng, H. W. Chen, K. J. Chang, Y. -C. Lan, D. P. Tsai, “Magnetically controlled planar hyperbolic metamaterials for subwavelength resolution,” Scientific Reports 5,18172, 2015.  (IF= 4.259)
  1. J. B. Khurgin, G. Sun, W. T. Chen, W.-Y. Tsai, and D. P. Tsai, “Ultrafast Thermal Nonlinearity,” Scientific Reports 5, 17899, 2015.  (IF= 4.259)
  1. C. -W. Chen, P.-H. Lee, Y.-C. Chan, M. Hsiao, C.-H. Chen, P. C. Wu, P. R. Wu, D. P. Tsai, D. Tu, X. Chen and R.-S. Liu, “Plasmon-induced hyperthermia: hybrid upconversion NaYF4:Yb/Er and gold nanomaterials for oral cancer photothermal therapy,” Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3(42), 8293–8302, 2015. (cited > 25 times) (IF= 4.543)
  1. C. -H. Lee, P. -S. Lai, Y. -P. Lu, H. -Y. Chen, C. -Y. Chai, R. -K. Tsai, K. -T. Fang, M. -H. Tsai, C. -Y. Hsu, C. -C. Hung, D. -C. Wu, H. -S. Yu, C. -H. Chang, D. P. Tsai, “Real-time vascular imaging and photodynamic therapy efficacy with micelle-nanocarrier delivery of chlorin e6 to the microenvironment of melanoma,” Journal of Dermatological Science, 80(2), 124–132, 2015.  (IF= 3.733)
  1. W. M. Zhu, Q. H. Song, L. B. Yan, W. Zhang, P. C. Wu, L. K. Chin, H. Cai, D. P. Tsai, Z. X. Shen, T. W. Deng, S. K. Ting, Y. D. Gu, D. L. Kwong, Z. C. Yang, R. Huang, A. Q. Liu and N. I. Zheludev, “A Flat Lens with Tunable Phase Gradient by Using Random Access Reconfigurable Metamaterial,” Advanced Materials 27, 4739–4743, 2015.  (IF=19.791) (cited > 27 times)
  1. C. -W. Chu, X. Zhai, C. J. Lee, P. -H. Wang, Y. Duan, D. P. Tsai, B. Zhang, and Y. Luo, “Phase-preserved macroscopic visible-light carpet cloaking beyond two dimensions,” Laser & Photonics Reviews 9(4), 399–404, 2015. (IF= 8.434)

W.-L. Hsu, P. C. Wu, J.-W. Chen, T.-Y. Chen, B. H. Cheng, W. T. Chen, Y.-W. Huang, C. Y. Liao, G. Sun, and D. P. Tsai, “Vertical split-ring resonator based anomalous beam steering with high extinction ratio,” Scientific Reports 5, 11226, 2015.  (IF=4.259) (cited > 17 times)

  1. P. C. Wu, W.-L. Hsu, W. T. Chen, Y.-W. Huang, C. Y. Liao, A. Q. Liu, N. I. Zheludev, G. Sun, D. P. Tsai, “Plasmon coupling in vertical split-ring resonator metamolecules,” Scientific Reports 5, 9726, 2015.  (IF= 4.259) (cited > 20 times)
  1. T. S. Kao, M.-K. Chen, J.-W. Chen, Y.-H. Chen, P. R. Wu, D. P. Tsai, “Time-resolved phase-change recording mark formation with zinc oxide near-field optical active layer,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 54 (9), 09MG03, 2015.

C.-J Chen, M.-G. Chen, C. K. Chen, P. C. Wu, P.-T. Chen, M. Basu, S.-F. Hu, D. P. Tsai, “Ag-Si artificial microflowers for plasmon-enhanced solar water splitting,” Chemical Communications 51(3), 549–552, 2015.  (IF= 6.319) (cited > 16 times)

C.-C. Chen, A. Ishikawa, Y.-H. Tang, M.-H. Shiao, D. P. Tsai, T. Tanaka, “Uniaxial-isotropic metamaterials by three-dimensional split-ring resonators,” Advanced Optical Materials 3(1), 44–48, 2015.  (IF= 6.875) [Nature Research Highlights] (cited > 24 times)

  1. B. H. Cheng, K. J. Chang, Y.-C. Lan, D. P. Tsai, “Achieving planar plasmonic subwavelength resolution using alternately arranged insulator-metal and insulator-insulator-metal composite structures,” Scientific Reports 5, 7996, 2015.  (IF=4.259)

(Boyuan Jin), Jinhui Yuan, (Chongxiu Yu), (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), Feng Li, (Kuiru Wang), (Binbin Yan), (Gerald Farrell) and P.K.A. Wai, “Tunable Fractional-order Photonic Differentiator Based on the Inverse Raman Scattering in a Silicon Microring Resonator,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, pp. 11141–51, May 2015.

Optical Communications and Optical Sensing

Liqing Gan, Jie Liu, Feng Li and P.K.A. Wai, “An Optical Millimeter-Wave Generator Using Optical Higher Order Sideband Injection Locking in a Fabry-Perot Laser Diode,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 23, pp. 4985–96, December 2015.

(B. Dong), C. Yu, (Y. Wang), “Intensity-modulated micro-displacement sensor with an embedded fiber dual cladding modes interferometer,” Sensors and Actuators A, Vol. 236, pp.334–7, December 2015.

(S. H. Wang), (Xinchuan Xu), and P. K. A. Wai, “Polarized fiber optical parametric amplification in randomly birefringent fibers,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, Issue 25, pp. 32747–58, December 2015.

Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Jiahao Huo), Jinhui Yuan, Feng Li, Liang Wang, (Keping Long), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Polarization-Multiplexed DMT With IM-DD Using 2 × 2 MIMO Processing Based on SOP Estimation and MPBI Elimination,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 6, pp. 1–12, December 2015.

(Faisal Nadeem Khan), (Yi Yu), (Ming Chieng Tan), (Waled Hussein Al-Arashi), (Changyuan Yu), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Experimental Demonstration of Joint OSNR Monitoring and Modulation Format Identification using Asynchronous Single Channel Sampling,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 23, pp. 30337–46, November 2015.

(B. Dong), (Y. Ge), (Y. Wang), C. Yu, “High extinction-ratio dual thin-taper fiber interferometer fabricated by arc-discharge and its performance as sensors,” Optics Communications, Vol. 355, pp. 225–9, November 2015.

(B. Dong), (B. Zhang), (J. Ng), (Y. Wang), and C. Yu, “Ultrahigh-sensitivity fiber acoustic sensor with a dual cladding modes fiber up-taper interferometer,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 27, No. 21, pp. 2234–7, November 2015.

(Syed Muhammad Bilal), (Gabriella Bosco), (Zhenhua Dong), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Blind Modulation Format Identification for Digital Coherent Receivers,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, Issue 20, pp. 26769–78, October 2015.

(Faisal Nadeem Khan), (Chiew Hoon Teow), (Shiu Guong Kiu), (Ming Chieng Tan), (Yudi Zhou), (Waled Hussein Al-Arashi), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Automatic Modulation Format/bit-rate Classification and Signal-to-noise Ratio Estimation using Asynchronous Delay-tap Sampling,” Computers and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 77, pp. 126–33, October 2015.

(X. Li), (W.D. Zhong), (A. Alphones), C. Yu and (Z. Xu), “Improving performance of channel equalization in RSOA-based WDM-PON by QR decomposition,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 21, pp. 27299–305, October 2015.

A.K. Azad, L. Wang, N. Guo, C. Lu and (H.Y. Tam), “Temperature Sensing in BOTDA System by using Artificial Neural Network,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 51, Issue 20, pp. 1578–80, October 2015.

(Boyuan Jin), Jinhui Yuan, (Kuiru Wang), (Xinzhu Sang), (Binbin Yan), (Qiang Wu), Feng Li, Xian Zhou, (Guiyao Zhou), (Chongxiu Yu), Chao Lu, (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “A Comprehensive Theoretical Model for On-chip Microring-based Photonic Fractional Differentiators,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 5, Art. No. 14216, September 2015.

(Y. Yu), (B. Dong), and C. Yu, “Optical signal to noise ratio monitoring using a Sagnac interferometer based on fiber birefringence,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 27, No. 18, pp. 1899–902, September 2015.

(Q. Hu), C. Yu, (P.Y. Kam), and (H. Kim), “Optimum linewidth of spectrum-sliced incoherent light source using a gain-saturated semiconductor optical amplifier,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 17, pp. 3744–50, September 2015.

(J. Wang), (A.P. Zhang), (Y.H. Shen), (H.Y. Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Widely Tunable Mode-locked Fiber Laser using Carbon Nanotube and LPG W-shaped Filter,” Optics Letters, Vol. 40, No. 18, pp. 4329–32, September 2015.

Zhong, K., Zhou, X., (Gao, Y.), (Chen, W.), (Man, J.), (Zeng, L.), (Lau, A.P.T.) and Lu, C., “140-Gb/s 20-km Transmission of PAM-4 Signal at 1.3 μm for Short Reach Communications,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 1757–60, August 2015.

(X. You), (J. Chen), (H. Zheng) and C. Yu, “Efficient Data Transmission Using MPPM Dimming Control in Indoor Visible Light Communication,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 7902512.1–12, August 2015.

(Zhenhua Dong), (Siddarth Hari), (Tao Gui), Kangping Zhong, (Mansoor Yousefi), Chao Lu, Ping-Kong Alexander Wai, (Frank Kschischang) and (Alan Pak Tao Lau), “Nonlinear Frequency Division Multiplexed Transmissions Based on NFT,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 27, No. 15, pp. 1621–3, August 2015.

(J. Zhou), C. Yu, and (H. Kim), “Transmission performance of OOK and 4-PAM signals using directly modulated 1.5-μm VCSEL for optical access network,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 15, pp. 3243–9, August 2015.

Yanfu Yang, (Guoliang Cao), Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Yong Yao), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and C. Lu, “Fast Polarization-state Tracking Scheme Based on Radius-directed Linear Kalman Filter,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, Issue 15, pp. 19673–80, July 2015.

(Yuan Cao), Feng Li, (Xinhuan Feng), Chao Lu, (Bai-ou Guan) and P.K.A. Wai, “Investigation of Microwave Photonic Filter Based on Multiple Longitudinal Modes Fiber Laser Source,” Optical Fiber Technology, Vol. 23, pp. 122–8, June 2015.

(Z. Dong), K. Zhong, X. Zhou, C. Lu, (A.P.T. Lau), (Y. Lu) and (L. Li), “Modulation-format-independent OSNR Monitoring Insensitive to Cascaded Filtering Effects by Low-cost Coherent Receptions and RF Power Measurements,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 12, pp. 15971–82, June 2015.

(Yuliang Gao), (Qunbi Zhuge), (Wei Wang), (Xian Xu), (Jonathan M Buset), (Meng Qiu), (Mohamed Morsy-Osman), (Mathieu Chagnon), Feng Li, Liang Wang, Chao Lu, (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and (David V Plant), “40 Gb/s CAP32 Short Reach Transmission over 80 km Single Mode Fiber,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 11412–23, May 2015.

(Syed Muhammad Bilal), (Gabriella Bosco), (Jingchi Cheng), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Carrier Phase Estimation Through the Rotation Algorithm for 64-QAM Optical Systems,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 9, pp. 1766–73, May 2015.

(Y. Yu) and C. Yu, “Optical signal to noise ratio monitoring using variable phase difference phase portrait with software synchronization,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 11284–9, May 2015.

(S. Cao), (P.Y. Kam), C. Yu and (X. Cheng), “Performance investigation of pilot-aided log-likelihood ratios for LDPC coded CO-OFDM,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 1961–70, May 2015.

(J. Cheng), (M. Tang), (A.P.T. Lau), C. Lu, L. Wang, (Z. Dong),( S.M. Bilal), (S. Fu), (P. Shum) and (D. Liu), “Pump RIN-induced Impairments in Unrepeatered Transmission Systems using Distributed Raman Amplifier,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 11838–54, May 2015.

Jinhui Yuan, (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Guiyao Zhou), Feng Li, (Chongxiu Yu), (Kuiru Wang), (Binbin Yan), (Ying Han), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Red-shifted Solitons for Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Microspectroscopy in a Polarization-maintaining Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 54, pp. 056107-1–5, May 2015.

Xian Zhou, Kangping Zhong, (Yuliang Gao), (Qi Sui), (Zhenghua Dong), Jinhui Yuan, Liang Wang, (Keping Long), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Polarization-interleave-multiplexed Discrete Multi-tone Modulation with Direct Detection Utilizing MIMO Equalization,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No.7, pp. 8409–21, April 2015.

Jinhui Yuan, (Xinzhu Sang), (Qiang Wu), (Guiyao Zhou), Feng Li, X. Zhou, (Chongxiu Yu), (Kuiru Wang), (Binbin Yan), (Ying Han), (Hwa Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Enhanced Intermodal Four-wave Mixing for Visible and Near-infrared Wavelength Generation in a Photonic Crystal Fiber,” Optics Letters, Vol. 40, pp. 1338–41, April 2015.

Chao Jin, Nan Guo, (Yuanhua Feng), Liang Wang, (Hao Liang), (Jianping Li), Zhaohui Li, (Changyuan Yu) and Chao Lu, “Scanning-free BOTDA Based on Ultra-fine Digital Optical Frequency Comb,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 5277–84, April 2015.

(Qi Sui), (Hong Yu Zhang), (John D Downie), (William A Wood), (Jason Hurley), (Snigdharaj Mishra), (Alan Pak Tao Lau), Chao Lu, (Hwa-Yaw Tam) and P.K.A. Wai, “Long-haul Quasi-single-mode Transmissions using Few-mode Fiber in Presence of Multi-path Interference,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 3156–69, March 2015.

(T. Lei), (M. Zhang), (Y. Li), (P. Jia), (G.N. Liu), (X. Xu), (Z. Li), (C. Min), (J. Lin), C. Yu, (H. Niu), and (X. Yuan), “Massive individual orbital angular momentum channels for multiplexing enabled by Dammann gratings,” Light: Science & Applications, Vol. 4, No. e257, pp. 1–7, March 2015.

Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, (Tao Gui), (Li Tao), (Yuliang Gao), (Wei Chen), (Jiangwei Man), (Li Zeng), (Alan Pak Tao Lau) and Chao Lu, “Experimental Study of PAM-4, CAP-16, and DMT for 100 Gb/s Short Reach Optical Transmission Systems,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 1176–89, February 2015.

Kuanglu Yu, (Chongqing Wu), (Mingxuan Sun), Chao Lu, (Hwa-Yaw Tam), (Yao Zhao) and (Liyang Shao), “Fiber Laser Sensor for Simultaneously Axial Strain and Transverse Load Detection,” Measurement, Vol. 62, pp. 137–41, February 2015.

(Yanbing Jin), (Xinhuan Feng), Feng Li, (Xudong Wang), (Baiou Guan), Jinhui Yuan and P.K.A. Wai, “Gigahertz Single Source IIR Microwave Photonic Filter Based on Coherence Managed Multi-longitudinal-mode Fiber Laser,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, pp. 4277–88, February 2015.

(Q. Hu), C. Yu, and (H. Kim), “5-Gb/s upstream transmission using an RSOA seeded by ultra-narrow spectrum-sliced incoherent light,” Optical Fiber Technology, Vol. 21, pp. 137-140, January 2015

 

Optical Security

Wen Chen, “Multiple-wavelength Double Random Phase Encoding with CCD-plane Sparse-phase Multiplexing for Optical Information Verification,” Applied Optics, Vol. 54, pp. 10711–6, December 2015.

(Xiaogang Wang), Wen Chen, (Shengtao Mei) and (Xudong Chen), “Optically Secured Information Retrieval using two Authenticated Phase-only Masks,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 5, Art. No. 15668, October 2015.

(Xiaogang Wang), Wen Chen, and (Xudong Chen), “Optical encryption and authentication based on phase retrieval and sparsity constraints,” IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 7, Art. No. 7800310, April 2015.

(Xiaogang Wang), Wen Chen, and (Xudong Chen), “Optical information authentication using compressed double-random-phase-encoded images and quick-response codes,” Optics Express, Vol. 23, pp. 6239–6253, March 2015.

(Xiaogang Wang), Wen Chen, and (Xudong Chen), “Optical image hiding using double-phase retrieval algorithm based on nonlinear cryptosystem under vortex beam illumination,” Journal of Optics, Vol. 17, Art. No. 035704, March 2015.

Wen Chen, (Xiaogang Wang), and (Xudong Chen), “Security-enhanced phase encryption assisted by nonlinear optical correlation via sparse phase,” Journal of Optics, Vol. 17, Art. No. 035702, March 2015.

 

Power Electronics and Power Networks

  1. Z. Li, S.C. Wong, (X. Liu) and Y. Huang, “Discrete Fourier Series-based Dual-sequence Decomposition Control of Doubly-fed Induction Generator Wind Turbine under Unbalanced Grid Conditions,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 7, No. 2, Art. No. 023130, 2015.
  1. Z. Li, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and (X. Liu), “Controller Saturation Nonlinearity in DFIG-based Wind Turbines under Unbalanced Grid Conditions,” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/cta.2183, December 2015.
  1. X. Qu, (H. Han), S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and (W. Chen), “Hybrid IPT Topologies with Constant Current or Constant Voltage Output for Battery Charging Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 11, pp. 6329–37, November 2015.
  1. X. Qu, S.C. Wong and Chi. K. Tse, “An Improved LCLC Current-source-output Multistring LED Driver with Capacitive Current Balancing,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 5783–91, October 2015.

(Hongdou Han), Xiaohui Qu, S.C. Wong and Chi. K. Tse, “An Inductive-power-transferred LED Driver with Constant-current Compensation Tanks,” Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 20, pp. 5286–92, October 2015.  (in Chinese)

C.S. Wong, Y.M. Lai, K.H. Loo and C.K. Tse, “Low-current Ripple LED Driver by Two-phase Driving Approach,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 51, Issue 22, pp. 1804–6, October 2015.

  1. L. Cao, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Systematic Derivation of a Family of Output-Impedance Shaping Methods for Power Converters - A Case Study Using Fuel Cell-Battery-Powered Single-Phase Inverter System,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp. 5854–69, October 2015.
  1. Y. Li, Z. Xu, H.W. Ngan and S.C. Wong, “A Novel Topology Design for Integration of Offshore Wind Farm via High-voltage DC Transmission,” Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 43, No. 8–10, pp. 1100–2, June 2015.
  1. L. Cao, K.H. Loo and Y.M. Lai, “Frequency-Adaptive Filtering of Low-Frequency Harmonic Current in Fuel Cell Power Conditioning Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1966–78, April 2015.

(J. Hou), Q. Chen. (X. Ren), Xinbo Ruan, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Time-domain Analysis of S/SP Compensated Contactless Resonant Converters,” Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp. 1983–92, April 2015.  (in Chinese)

(J. Hou), Q. Chen, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and (X. Ren), “Analysis and Control of Series/Series-Parallel Compensated Resonant Converters for Contactless Power Transfer,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 124–36, March 2015.

  1. X. Qu, W. Zhang, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Design of a Current-Source-Output Inductive Power Transfer LED Lighting System,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 306–14, March 2015.
  1. W. Zhang, S.C. Wong, C.K. Tse and Q. Chen, “Load-Independent Duality of Current and Voltage Outputs of a Series- or Parallel-Compensated Inductive Power Transfer Converter With Optimized Efficiency,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 137–46, March 2015

(J. Hou), Q. Chen. (X. Ren), Xinbo Ruan, S.C. Wong and C.K. Tse, “Precise Characteristics Analysis of Series/Series-Parallel Compensated Contactless Resonant Converter,” IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 101–10, March 2015.

 

Thin Film Opto-electronics and Organic Electronics

Yongsheng Liu, Ziruo Hong, Qi Chen, Weihsuan Chang, Huanping Zhou, Tze-Bin Song, Eric Young, Yang (Michael) Yang, Jingbi You, Gang Li and Yang Yang. “Integrated Perovskite/Bulk-Heterojunction toward Efficient Solar Cells,” Nano Letters, 15 (1), 662–668, December 2015.

Letian Dou, Yongsheng Liu, Ziruo Hong, Gang Li and Yang Yang, “Low-Bandgap Near-IR Conjugated Polymers/Molecules for Organic Electronics,” Chemical Reviews, 115 (23), pp 12633–12665, August 2015.

Camron Kouhestani, Duc D. Nguyen, Kenneth E Kambour, Roderick A B Devine, Chun-Chao Chen, Gang Li, Yang Yang. “Transient measurements of carrier relaxation time and density in the P3HT:PCBM organic photovoltaic cell,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 33, 032404, April 2015.

Yang (Michael) Yang, Wei Chen, Letian Dou, Wei-Hsuan Chang, Hsin-Sheng Duan, Brion Bob, Gang Li, Yang Yang. “High-Performance Multiple Donor Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells,” Nature Photonics, 9, 190–198, March 2015.

Jeehwan Kim, Ziruo Hong, Gang Li, Tze-bin Song, Jay Chey, Yun Seog Lee, Jingbi You, Chun-Chao Chen, Devendra K. Sadana and Yang Yang, “10.5% efficient polymer and amorphous silicon hybrid tandem photovoltaic cell,” Nature Communications, 6, 6391, March 2015.

Wei-Hsuan Chang, Lei Meng, Letian Dou, Jingbi You, Chun-Chao Chen, Yang (Michael) Yang, Eric Patrick Young, Gang Li and Yang Yang, “A Selenophene Containing Benzodithiophene-alt-thienothiophene Polymer for Additive-Free High Performance Solar Cell,” Macromolecules, 48, 562–568, January 2015.

Chun-Chao Chen, Zirou Hong, Gang Li, Qi Chen, Huanping Zhou and Yang Yang, “One-step, low-temperature deposited perovskite solar cell utilizing small molecule additive,” Journal of Photonics for Energy. 5(1), 057405, January 2015.

Chun-Chao Chen, Sang-Hoon Bae, Wei-Hsuan Chang, Ziruo Hong, Gang Li, Qi Chen, Huanping Zhou and Yang Yang, “Perovskite/polymer monolithic hybrid tandem solar cells utilizing a low-temperature, full solution process,” Materials Horizons, 2, 203–211, January 2015.

Vehicle Networks

(Harry J. F. Qiu), I.W.H. Ho, C.K. Tse and Y. Xie, “A Methodology for Studying 802.11p VANET Broadcasting Performance with Practical Vehicle Distribution,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 64, No. 10, pp. 4756–69, October 2015.

 

Wireless Communications and Networking

L.F. Xie, (P.H.J. Chong), Ivan W.H. Ho and (Y.L. Guan), “A Survey of Inter-flow Network Coding in Wireless Mesh Networks with Unicast Traffic,” Computer Networks, Vol. 91, pp. 738–51, November 2015.

D.W. Yue and F.C.M. Lau, “Average Transmit Power Gain of MIMO Fading Channels Over SISO AWGN Channels,” Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 84, Issue 1, pp. 719–28, September 2015.

  1. Y. Jiang, F.C.M. Lau, Z. Sattar, Ivan W.H. Ho and Q.F. Zhou, “Paired-Relay-Selection Schemes for Two-way Relaying with Network Coding,” IET Communications, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 888–96, April 2015.

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