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Yu-Chieh Cheng


Yu-Chieh Cheng
Assistant Professor
Office: Everlight Building, Room 931
Phone: +886-2-2771-2171 ext 4630
Fax: +886-2-8773-3216
Lab: Modern Nanophotonies Lab





  • PhD, Europhotonics EM Doctorate program, European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. 2011-2015
  • M.S., National Central University, 2010-2011
  • B.S., National Central University, 2006-2010

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, 2016 ~ present
  • Product development Engineer, Intel Research & Development Ireland Limited, 
  • 2015-2016

Research Interests

  • Liquid Crystals Elastomers, Photonics, Bio-inspired, Micro-robots, Light/matter interaction, soft materials, Metasurface, Random laser, Flat focusing devices

Research Projects

  • Five-year MOST Einstein Program (NT$ 25 million), 2018-2023
  • Three-year MOST Newly-recruited Personnel (NT$ 5.2 million), 2017-2020 


  1. Y. C. Cheng* and K. Staliunas (2018, Jan). “Near-field Flat Focusing Mirrors”. Applied Physics Review. (8/146(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 15,421).
  2. Y. C. Cheng* and K. Staliunas (2015, Jul). “Negative Goos-Hänchen shift in reflection from subwavelength gratings”. Journal of Nanophotonics. (58/83(Q3) 5-YEAR IF: 1.496).
  3. Y. C. Cheng*, S. Kicas, K. Staliunas (2015, Mar). “Flat focusing in reflection from a chirped dielectric mirror with a defect layer”. Journal of Nanophotonics. ( 58/83(Q3) 5-YEAR IF: 1.496).
  4. C. H. Ho*, Y. C. Cheng, L. Maigyte, H. Zeng, J. Trull, C. Cojocaru, D. S. Wiersma and K. Staliunas (2015, Jan). “Controllable light diffraction in woodpile photonic crystals filled with liquid crystal”. Applied Physics Letters. (28/145(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 3.293).
  5. A. Cebrecos*, V. R. Garcia, R. Picó, V. S. Morcillo, M. Botey, R. Herrero, Y. C. Cheng and K. Staliunas (2014, Dec). “Acoustically penetrable sonic crystals based on fluid-like scatterers”. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. (27/144(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 2.711).
  6. Y. C. Cheng*, H. Zeng, J. Trull, C. Cojocaru, M. Malinauskas, T. Jukna, W. Diederik and K. Staliunas (2014, Oct). “Beam focalization in reflection from flat dielectric subwavelength gratings”. Optics Letters. (11/81(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 3.208).
  7. Y. C. Cheng*, S. Kicas, J. Trull, M. Peckus, C. Cojocaru, R. Vilaseca, R. Drazdys and K. Staliunas (2014, Sep). “Flat Focusing Mirror”. Scientific Reports. (5/57(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 5.597).
  8. Y. C. Cheng*, J. Redondo and K. Staliunas (2014, Mar). “Beam focusing in reflections from flat subwavelength diffraction gratings”. Physical Review A. (16/87(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 2.628).
  9. Y. C. Cheng*, D. P. Cai, C. C. Chen, C. H. Chan, C. C. Lee and Y. L. Tsai (2013, Oct). “Photonic crystal cavity with double heterostructure in GaN bulk”. IEEE Photonics Journal. (45/248(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 2.353).
  10. M. Botey*, Y. C. Cheng, V. R. Garcia, R. Picó, R. Herrero, V. S. Morcillo and K. Staliunas (2013, Jun). “Unlocked evanescent waves in periodic structures”. Optics Letters. (10/83(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 3.119).
  11. Y. C. Cheng*, M. Peckus, S. Kicas, J. Trull, C. Cojocaru, R. Vilaseca, R. Drazdys and K. Staliunas (2013, Apr). “Beam focusing in reflection from flat chirped mirrors”. Physical Review A. (12/83(Q1) 5-YEAR IF: 2.729).