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Ja-Hon Lin


Ja-Hon Lin
Office: Everlight Building, Room 1118
Phone: +886-2-2771-2171 ext 4640
Fax: +886-2-8773-3216



Ja-Hon Lin received the Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan in 2002. From 2003 to 2007, he was a post Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University. In 2007, he joined the Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, as an Assistant Professor. His research interests include ultrafast fast measurements of optcial materials, liquid crystal laser and liquid crystal devices, and short pulse geneartion from ytterbium doped fiber laser.


  • Ph.D., Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 2002


  • Professor, Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, 2015 ~ present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 2003 ~ 2007

Research Area

  • Carrier dynamics and emission property of optical material
  • Short pulse fiber laser and biomedical application
  • Liquid crystal devices and random laser

Research Projects

  1. National Taipei University of Technology and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Joint Research Program, 2019/01/01 ~ 2019/12/31
  2. "Investigation of carrier dynamics and coherent acoustic phonon oscillation from polar and nonpolar ZnO", Ministry of Science Technology, 2016/08/01 ~ 2019/07/31

Publications (Journal Papers)

  1. Ja-Hon Lin,* Hsing-Jung Su, Chia-Hui Lu, Chun-peng Chang, Wei-Rein Liu, and Wen-Feng Hsieh(2015), “Pump polarization dependent ultrafast carrier dynamics and two-photon absorption in an a-plane ZnO epitaxial film,” Appl. Phys. Lett, 107, 142107, Oct.
  2. Ja-Hon Lin,* Chen-Wei Chan, Hung-Yi Lee, and Yao-Hui Chen(2015), “Bound States of Dispersion-Managed Solitons From Single-Mode Yb-Doped Fiber Laser at Net-Normal Dispersion,” Accepted to be published in IEEE Photon. J.7, 7102409 .
  3. Ja-Hon Lin,* Kuan-Cheng Liao, Li-Hao Jian, Shwu-Yun Tsay, Jin-Jei Wu, and Yeh-Gang Duann(2015), “Spatially tunable emissions of dye-doped liquid crystal lasers between the cholesteric and smectic phases,” Opt. Mater. Express, 5, 2142, Sep.
  4. Ja-Hon Lin,* Ying-Li Hsiao, Bo-Yu Ciou, Sheng-Hung Lin, Yao-Hui Chen, and Jin-Jei Wu(2015), “Manipulation of Random Lasing Action From Dye-Doped Liquid Crystals Infilling Two-Dimensional Confinement Single Core Capillary,” IEEE Photon. J. 7, 1501909 June.
  5. Ja-Hon Lin,* Beng-Cheng Lai, and Yin-Wen Lee(2015), “High energy rectangular pulse generated in a low repetition rate all normal-dispersion Yb3+-doped fiber laser,” Laser Phys. 25, 045101, April.
  6. Chih-Chien Chu,* Ya-Chi Chang, Bo-Kai Tsai, Tzu-Chau Lin, Ja-Hon Lin, and Vincent K. S. Hsiao (2014), “Trans/Cis-Isomerization of Fluorene-Bridged Azo Chromophore with Significant Two-Photon Absorbability at Near-Infrared Wavelength,” Chem. Asian J, 9, 3390, Dec.
  7. Ting-Wei Chen, Ken-Chia Chang, Jia-Chi Chen, Ja-Hon Lin, and Ming-Dar Wei,* (2014) “Role of modulation frequency in a hybrid Q-switched Nd:LuVO4 laser with an acousto-optic modulator and a Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber,” Appl. Opt. 53, 3459, Jun.
  8. Ja-Hon Lin,* Yin Wen Lee*, T.-C. Lin, B.-C. Lai, M. Pal, S. Das, A. Dhar, and M. C. Paul(2014), “Near-infrared supercontinnum generation in single -mode nonlinear Yb3+-doped fiber amplifier,” Opt. Express. 13, 16130, Jun.
  9. Ja-Hon Lin,* and Ying-Li Hsiao (2014), “Manipulation of the resonance characteristics of random lasers from dye-doped polymer dispersed liquid crystals in capillary tubes,” Opt. Mater. Express 4, 1555, Aug.
  10. Ja-Hon Lin,* Po-Yen Chen, and Jin-Jei Wu (2014) “Mode Competition of Two Band-edge Lasing from Dye-Doped Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Laser,” Opt. Express 22, 9932, April.
  11. Tzu-Chau Lin,* Mei-Ling Li, Che-Yu Liu, Ming-Yu Tsai, Ying-Hsuan Lee, Yuyun Febriani, Ja-Hon Lin, and Yu-Kai Shen (2014) “Synthesis and Two-Photon Properties of Multi-Branched Fluorophores Composed of Ladder-Type Conjugated Cores and Functionalized Diquinoxalinylamino Peripheries,” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 1615,
  12. Tzu-Chau Lin,* May-Hui Li, Che-Yu Liu, Ja-Hon Lin, Yu-Kai Shen and Ying-Husan Lee (2013) “Synthesis and two-photon properties of a novel multi-branched chromophore with an unsymmetrically substituted scaffold derived from functionalized quinoxalinoid heterocycles,” J. Mater. Chem. C 1, 2764.
  13.  Tzu-Chau Lin,* Ying-Hsuan Lee, Che-Yu Liu, Bor-Rong Huang, Ming-Yu Tsai, and Yu-Jhen Huang, Ja-Hon Lin,* Yu-Kai Shen, and Cheng-Yu Wu (2013) “Synthesis and Two-photon Absorption Property Characterizations of Small Dendritic Chromophores Containing Functionalized Quinoxaliniod Heterocycles,” Chem. Eur. J 19, 749.
  14.  Tzu-Chau Lin,* Che-Yu Liu, Bor-Rong Huang, Ja-Hon Lin,* Yu-Kai Shen, and Cheng-Yu Wu (2013) “Synthesis and Two-photon Absorption Properties of Star-shaped Chromophores Derived from Functionalized Fluorene Units,” Eur. J. Org. Chem. 498.
  15.  Ja-Hon Lin*, Jia-Liang Jhu, Siao-Shan Jyu, Ting-Chun Lin, and Yinchieh Lai (2013), “Characteristics of low repetition rate passively mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser in all normal dispersion cavity,”  Laser Phys. 23, 025103.
  16.  Chandroth Jisha, Kuei-Chu Hsu, Ja-Hon Lin (2012), YuanYao Lin, Chien-chung Jeng, “Tunable pattern transitions in a liquid-crystal-monomer mixture using two-photo-polymerization,” Opt. Lett. 37, 4931.
  17.   K.-C. Chang, S.-T. Lin, Ja-Hon Lin, and Ming-Dar Wei (2012), “Actively Q-switched intracavity frequency-doubled Nd:LuVO4/LBO green laser with an acousto-optic modulator,” Laser Phys. 22, 872.
  18.  Ja-Hon Lin, Pao-Keng Yang,* and Wei-Cheng Lin (2012) “Passively mode-locked pulse generation in a c-cut Nd:LuVO4 laser at 1086 nm with a semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45, 085403. NSC 99-2112-M-027-001-MY3
  19.  Tzu-Hsiang Yen, Ja-Hon Lin,* and Yinchieh Lai (2012) “Actively Q-switched mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser with high mode-locking contrast, Laser Phys. 22, 441. NSC 99-2112-M-027-001-MY3
  20.  Po-Chi Ou, Ja-Hon Lin,* Wen-Feng Hsieh (2012) “Spectral dependence of transient reflectance in a ZnO epitaxial film at room temperature,” Appl. Phys. B, 106, 339. NSC 99-2112-M-027-001-MY3
  21. Chandroth P. Jisha, Kuei-Chu Hsu, YuanYao Lin, Ja-Hon Lin, Kai-Ping Chuang, Chao-Yi Tai, and Ray-Kuang Lee, “Phase separation and pattern instability of laser-induced polymerization in liquid-crystal-monomer mixtures,” Opt. Mater. Express, 8, 1496 (2011).
  22.  Ming-Dar Wei, D.Y. Huang, Chih-Chang Hsu, A.-K. Chang,Ja-Hon Lin(2011), “Bistability and spatial hysteresis in an Nd:GdVO4 laser with an intracavity twisted-nematic liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. B, 105, 323.
  23.  Po-Chi Ou, Wei-Rein Liu, Ho-Jei Ton, Ja-Hon Lin*, and Wen-Feng Hsieh (2011), “Ultrafast relaxation and absorption saturation at near exciton resonance in a thin ZnO epilayer,” J. Appl. Phys. 109, 013102.  
  24.  Ja-Hon Lin*, Dau Wang, and Kuei Huei Lin (2011), “High energy pulses generation with giant spectrum bandwidth and submegahertz repetition rate from a passively mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser in all normal dispersion cavity,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 66-70.
  25.  Po-Chi Ou,Ja-Hon Lin*, Chi-An Chang, Wei-Rein Liu and Wen-Feng Hsieh, “Thickness effect on ultrafast thermalization of carriers in above-band-gap states in ZnO epitaxial films,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43 (2010) 495103. 
  26.  Kuei Huei Lin, Ja-Hon Lin*, and Chia-Ching Chen (2010), “Switchable mode-locking states in an all-fiber all–normal -dispersion ytterbium-doped laser,” Laser Phys. 20, 1984-1989. 
  27. Ja-Hon Lin*, and Kuei Hue Lin (2010), “Multiple pulsing and harmonic mode-locking in an all-normal-dispersion Nd:GdVO4 laser using a nonlinear mirror,”J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 43, 065402. 
  28. Ja-Hon Lin*, Chi-Chung Huang, and Kuei Huei Lin (2010), “Characteristics of Q-Switched and Mode-Locked Pulses Generation in C-Cut Nd:LuVO4 Laser by Acousto-Optic Modulator,” Laser Phys. 20, 1881-1885. 
  29. Ja Hon, Lin*, Chih-Chieh Taso, Kuei-Chu Hsu, Kuei-Huei Lin, and Yinchieh Lai (2010), “Ultrashort Pulse Compression for Mode-Locked Ti:Sapphire Laser by Using a Tapered Fiber and Grating Pair,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 49, 052701.  
  30. Chih-Chang Hsu, Ja-Hon Lin, Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Adaptation to the edge of chaos in a self-starting Kerr-lens mode-locked laser," accepted to be published in Appl. Phys. B:Lasers and Optics (2009).
  31. Chih-Chang Hsu, Ja-Hon Lin, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Pulse-train modulation in a picoseconds self-mode-locked laser," J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys.42, 145402-1-145402-6 (2009), SCI 
  32.  Hou-Ren Chen, Ja-Hon Lin, K.T. Song, Kuei-Huei Lin, Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Passively mode-locking in diode-pumped c-cut Nd:LuVO4 laser with a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror," Appl. Phys. B: Lasers and Optics 96, 19-23 (2009).SCI
  33. Yun-Pei Chan, Ja-Hon Lin, Chih-Chang Hsu, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Near-resonant high order nonlinear absorption of ZnO thin films," Opt. Express.16, 19900 (2008).(SCI)
  34. Ja-Hon Lin, Hou-Ren Chen,Hsin-Han Hsu, Ming-Dar Wei,Kuei-Huei Lin, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Stable Q-switched mode-locked Nd3+:LuVO4 laser by Cr4+:YAG crystal," Opt. Express, 16,16538 (2008).(SCI)
  35. Hou-Ren Chen, Kuei-Huei Lin, Ja-Hon Lin, and Wen-Feng. Hsieh, "Stress-Induced Versatile Tunable Long-Period Gratings in Photonic Crystal Fibers," IEEE Photon. Tchnol. Lett. 20, 1503 (2008).(SCI)
  36. Kuei-Huei Lin, and Ja-Hon Lin, "Amplification of supercontinuum by semiconductor and Er-doped fiber optical amplifiers," Laser Phys. Lett 5, 449-453 (2008).(SCI)
  37. Chih-Chang Hsu, Ja-Hon Lin, Ying-Shu Chen, Ying-Hsiu Lin, Hao-Chung Kuo, Shing-ChungWang, Wen-Feng Hsieh1, and Nelson Tansu, "Ultrafast carrier dynamics of InGaAsN and InGaAs single quantum wells," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41, 085107 (2008). (SCI)
  38. Ja-Hon Lin, Kuei. Huei. Lin, H.-H. Hsu, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Q-switched and mode-locked pulses generation in Nd:GdVO4 laser with dual loss-modulation mechanism," Laser Phys. Lett. 5, 276-280 (2008).(SCI)
  39. Ching-Hsu Chen, and Ja-Hon Lin, "Dynamics in a tightly focused end-pumped solid-state laser near degenerate cavity configurations," Opt. Commun. 281, 683-691 (2008).(SCI)
  40. Ja-Hon Lin, Ming-Dar Wei, Hui-Hung Liang, Kuei-Huei Lin, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Generation of supercontinuum bottle beam using an axicon," Opt. Express 15, 2940-2946 (2007), selected for The virtual Journal for Biomedical optics,. (SCI)
  41. Ja-Hon Lin, Kuei-Huei Lin, C.C. Hsu, Wen-Hsun, Wen-Feng Hsieh,"Supercontinuum generation in a microstructured optical fiber by picosecond self Q-switched mode-locked Nd:GdVO4 laser," Laser Phys. Lett. 4, 413-417, (2007). (SCI)
  42. Ja-Hon Lin, Chih-Chang Hsu and Wen-Feng Hsieh, Kuei-Huei Lin,"Build-up of supercontinuum in heated and unheated photonic crystal fibers using a chirped femtosecond laser," Opt. Commun. 265, 659-663 (2006). (SCI)
  43. Ja-Hon Lin, Wen-Hsun Yang, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, Kuei-Huei Lin,"Low threshold and high power output of a diode-pumped nonlinear mirror mode-locked Nd:GdVO4 laser,"Opt.Express, 13, 6323-6329 (2005). (SCI)
  44. Ja-Hon Lin, Yin-Jen Chen, Hung-Yu Lin, Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Two-photon resonance assisted huge nonlinear refraction and absorption in ZnO thin films, " J. Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 033526-1-033526-6 (2005). selected for the February 2005 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science (SCI)
  45. Yung-Chung Ker, Ja-Hon Lin, and Wen-Feng Hsieh, "Saturation of large nonresonant third and fifth order optical nonlinearities from ZnSe quantum dots in glass-matrix thin films," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 42, 1258-1262 (2003). (SCI)
  46. Ja-Hon Lin, and Wen-Feng Hsieh,"Three frequency chaotic instability in soft-aperture Kerr-lens mode-locked laser around 1/3-degenerate cavity configuration," Opt. Commun. 225, 393-402 (2003). (SCI)
  47. Ja-Hon. Lin, Wen-Feng Hsieh, Hsiao-Hua Wu, October, "Harmonic mode locking and multiple pulsing in a soft-aperture Kerr-lens mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser," Opt. Commun. 212, 149-158. (2002). (SCI)
  48. Ja-Hon. Lin, Ming-Dar Wei, Wen-Feng Hsieh, Hsiao-Hua Wu, "Cavity configurations for soft-aperture Kerr-lens mode-locking and multiple period bifurcations in Ti:sapphire lasers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 18, 1069-1075 (2001). (SCI)