Publications

  1. Denis G. Baranov, Alex Krasnok, Timur Shegai, Andrea Alù, and Yidong Chong, “Coherent perfect absorbers: linear control of light with light.
    Nature Reviews Materials 2, 17064 (2017).
  2. Chunli Huang, Y. D. Chong, and Miguel A. Cazalilla, “Anomalous Nonlocal Resistance and Spin-Charge Conversion Mechanisms in Two-Dimensional Metals.
    Physical Review Letters 119, 136804 (2017).
  3. Shampy Mansha and Y. D. Chong, “Robust edge states in amorphous gyromagnetic photonic lattices.
    Physical Review B (Rapid Communications) 96, 121405(R) (2017).
  4. Xin Zhou, You Wang, Daniel Leykam, and Y. D. Chong, “Optical isolation with nonlinear topological photonics.
    New Journal of Physics 19, 095002 (2017).   [Focus Issue]
  5. Jun Yin, Harish N.S. Krishnamoorthy, Giorgio Adamo, Alexander M Dubrovkin, Yidong Chong, Nikolay I. Zheludev, and Cesare Soci, “Plasmonics of topological insulators at optical frequencies.
    NPG Asia Materials 9, e425 (2017).
  6. Daniel Leykam, Sergej Flach, and Y. D. Chong, “Flat bands in lattices with non-Hermitian coupling.
    Physical Review B 96, 064305 (2017).
  7. Zhaoju Yang, Meng Xiao, Fei Gao, Ling Lu, Yidong Chong, and Baile Zhang, “Weyl points in a magnetic tetrahedral photonic crystal.
    Optics Express 25, 15772 (2017).
  8. Penghua Chen and Y. D. Chong, “Pseudo-Hermitian Hamiltonians generating waveguide mode evolution.
    Physical Review A 95, 062113 (2017).
  9. Jiho Noh, Sheng Huang, Daniel Leykam, Y. D. Chong, Kevin P. Chen, and Mikael C. Rechtsman, “Experimental observation of optical Weyl points and Fermi arc-like surface states.
    Nature Physics 13, 611 (2017).
    Featured in: Topological photonics: Come to light, A. B. Khanikaev, Nature Physics (News and Views) 13, 532 (2017).
  10. Wenchao Hu, Hailong Wang, Perry Ping Shum, and Y. D. Chong, “Exceptional points in a non-Hermitian topological pump.
    Physical Review B 95, 184306 (2017).
  11. Daniel Leykam, Konstantin Y. Bliokh, Chunli Huang, Y. D. Chong, and Franco Nori, “Edge Modes, Degeneracies, and Topological Numbers in Non-Hermitian Systems.
    Physical Review Letters 118, 040401 (2017).
  12. Yongquan Zeng, Guozhen Liang, Hou Kun Liang, Shampy Mansha, Bo Meng, Tao Liu, Xiaonan Hu, Jin Tao, Lianhe Li, Alexander Giles Davies, Edmund Harold Linfield, Ying Zhang, Yidong Chong, and Qi Jie Wang, “Designer Multimode Localized Random Lasing in Amorphous Lattices at Terahertz Frequencies.
    ACS Photonics 3, 2453 (2016).
  13. Daniel Leykam and Y. D. Chong, “Edge Solitons in Nonlinear Photonic Topological Insulators.
    Physical Review Letters 117, 143901 (2016).
  14. Ming Kang, Jing Chen, and Y. D. Chong, “Chiral exceptional points in metasurfaces.
    Physical Review A 94, 033834 (2016).
  15. Chunli Huang, Y. D. Chong, and Miguel A. Cazalilla, “Direct coupling between charge current and spin polarization by extrinsic mechanisms in graphene.
    Physical Review B 94, 085414 (2016).
  16. W. Guerin, Y. D. Chong, Q. Baudouin, M. Liertzer, S. Rotter, and R. Kaiser, “Diffusive to quasi-ballistic random laser: incoherent and coherent models.
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B 33, 1888 (2016).
  17. Daniel Leykam, M. C. Rechtsman, and Y. D. Chong, “Anomalous Topological Phases and Unpaired Dirac Cones in Photonic Floquet Topological Insulators.
    Physical Review Letters 117, 013902 (2016).   [Editors' suggestion]
  18. Chunli Huang, Y. D. Chong, Giovanni Vignale, and Miguel A. Cazalilla, “Graphene electrodynamics in the presence of the extrinsic spin Hall effect.
    Physical Review B 93, 165429 (2016).
  19. Fei Gao, Zhen Gao, Xihang Shi, Zhaoju Yang, Xiao Lin, Hongyi Xu, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljačić, Hongsheng Chen, Ling Lu, Yidong Chong, and Baile Zhang, “Probing topological protection using a designer surface plasmon structure.
    Nature Communications 7, 11619 (2016).
  20. S. N. Ghosh and Y. D. Chong, “Exceptional points and asymmetric mode conversion in quasi-guided dual-mode optical waveguides.
    Scientific Reports 6, 19837 (2016).
  21. Hailong Wang, Longwen Zhou, and Y. D. Chong, “Floquet Weyl phases in a three-dimensional network model.
    Physical Review B 93, 144114 (2016).
  22. Xin Zhou and Y. D. Chong, “PT symmetry breaking and nonlinear optical isolation in coupled microcavities.
    Optics Express 24, 6916 (2016).
  23. Shampy Mansha, Zeng Yongquan, Qi Jie Wang, and Y. D. Chong, “Optimization of TM modes for amorphous slab lasers.
    Optics Express 24, 4890 (2016).
  24. Y. D. Chong and M. C. Rechtsman, “Tachyonic dispersion in coherent networks.
    Journal of Optics 18, 014001 (2015).   [Special issue]
  25. Ming Kang and Y. D. Chong, “Coherent optical control of polarization with a critical metasurface.
    Physical Review A 92, 043826 (2015).
  26. A. Cerjan, A. Pick, Y. D. Chong, S. G. Johnson, and A. D. Stone, “Quantitative test of general theories of the intrinsic laser linewidth.
    Optics Express 23, 28316 (2015).
  27. A. Pick, A. Cerjan, D. Liu, A. W. Rodriguez, A. D. Stone, Y. D. Chong, and S. G. Johnson, “Ab initio multimode linewidth theory for arbitrary inhomogeneous laser cavities.
    Physical Review A 91, 063806 (2015).   [Editors' suggestion]
  28. Zhaoju Yang, Fei Gao, Xihang Shi, Xiao Lin, Zhen Gao, Yidong Chong, and Baile Zhang, “Topological Acoustics.
    Physical Review Letters 114, 114301 (2015).   [Editors' suggestion]
    Featured in: Focus: Acoustic Structure Could Evade Sonar, P. Ball, Physics 8, 26 (2015).
  29. Alexander Cerjan, Y. D. Chong, and A. Douglas Stone, “Steady-state ab initio laser theory for complex gain media.
    Optics Express 23, 6455 (2015).
  30. Wenchao Hu, Jason C. Pillay, Kan Wu, Michael Pasek, Perry Ping Shum, and Y. D. Chong, “Measurement of a Topological Edge Invariant in a Microwave Network.
    Physical Review X 5, 011012 (2015).
  31. Fangli Liu, Cheng Qian, and Y. D. Chong, “Directional excitation of graphene surface plasmons.
    Optics Express 23, 2383 (2015).
  32. Fangli Liu, Somnath Ghosh, and Y. D. Chong, “Localization and adiabatic pumping in a generalized Aubry-André-Harper model.
    Physical Review B 91, 014108 (2015).
  33. Fangli Liu, Y. D. Chong, Shaffique Adam, and Marco Polini, “Gate-tunable coherent perfect absorption of terahertz radiation in graphene.
    2D Materials 1, 031001 (2014).
  34. Ming Kang, Y. D. Chong, Hui-Tian Wang, Weiren Zhu, and Malin Premaratne, “Critical route for coherent perfect absorption in a Fano resonance plasmonic system.
    Applied Physics Letters 105, 131103 (2014).
  35. Y. D. Chong, “Nonlinear optics: Asymmetry from symmetry.
    Nature Physics (News and Views) 10, 336 (2014).
  36. Jason Cornelius Pillay, Yuki Natsume, A. Douglas Stone, and Y. D. Chong, “Generalized sub–Schawlow-Townes laser linewidths via material dispersion.
    Physical Review A 89, 033840 (2014).
  37. Michael Pasek and Y. D. Chong, “Network models of photonic Floquet topological insulators.
    Physical Review B 89, 075113 (2014).
  38. G. Q. Liang and Y. D. Chong, “Optical Resonator Analog of a Photonic Topological Insulator: A Finite-Difference Time-Domain Study.
    International Journal of Modern Physics B 28, 1441007 (2014).
  39. Philipp Ambichl, Konstantinos G. Makris, Li Ge, Yidong Chong, A. Douglas Stone, and Stefan Rotter, “Breaking of PT Symmetry in Bounded and Unbounded Scattering Systems.
    Physical Review X 3, 041030 (2013).
  40. Hou Kun Liang, Bo Meng, Guozhen Liang, Jin Tao, Yidong Chong, Qi Jie Wang, and Ying Zhang, “Electrically Pumped Mid-Infrared Random Lasers.
    Advanced Materials 25, 6859 (2013).
  41. Nadav Gutman, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Y. D. Chong, and C. Martijn de Sterke, “Coherent perfect absorption and reflection in slow-light waveguides.
    Optics Letters 38, 4970 (2013).
  42. G. Q. Liang and Y. D. Chong, “Optical Resonator Analog of a Two-Dimensional Topological Insulator.
    Physical Review Letters 110, 203904 (2013).
  43. Y. D. Chong, “Optical devices: Photonic insulators with a twist.
    Nature (News and Views) 496, 173 (2013).
  44. Y. D. Chong, Hui Cao, and A. D. Stone, “Noise properties of coherent perfect absorbers and critically coupled resonators.
    Physical Review A 87, 013843 (2013).
  45. Y. D. Chong and A. D. Stone, “General Linewidth Formula for Steady-State Multimode Lasing in Arbitrary Cavities.
    Physical Review Letters 109, 063902 (2012).
  46. Heeso Noh, Y. D. Chong, A. D. Stone, and Hui Cao, “Perfect coupling of light to surface plasmons by coherent absorption.
    Physical Review Letters 108, 186805 (2012).
  47. Li Ge, Y. D. Chong and A. D. Stone, “Conservation relations and anisotropic transmission resonances in one-dimensional PT-symmetric photonic heterostructures.
    Physical Review A 85, 023802 (2012).
  48. A. Cerjan, Y. D. Chong, Li Ge and A. D. Stone, “Steady-state ab initio laser theory for N-level lasers.
    Optics Express 20, 474 (2012).
  49. Y. D. Chong and A. D. Stone, “Hidden Black: Coherent Enhancement of Absorption in Strongly Scattering Media.
    Physical Review Letters 107, 163901 (2011).
  50. Li Ge, Y. D. Chong, S. Rotter, H. E. Türeci, and A. D. Stone, “Unconventional modes in lasers with spatially varying gain and loss.
    Physical Review A 84, 023820 (2011).
  51. Wenjie Wan, Yidong Chong, Li Ge, Heeso Noh, A. D. Stone, and Hui Cao, “Time-Reversed Lasing and Interferometric Control of Absorption.
    Science 331, 889 (2011).
    Featured in: Fundamental optical physics: Uncovering superabsorption, Ad Lagendijk, Nature Photonics (News and Views) 5, 252 (2011).
    Featured in: Laser Focus World, G. Overton, Laser Focus World 47, 24 (2011).
  52. Y. D. Chong, Li Ge, and A. D. Stone, “PT-Symmetry Breaking and Laser-Absorber Modes in Optical Scattering Systems.
    Physical Review Letters 106, 093902 (2011).
  53. Song-Liang Chua, Yidong Chong, A. D. Stone, Marin Soljačić, and Jorge Bravo-Abad, “Low-threshold Lasing Action in Photonic Crystal Slabs Enabled by Fano Resonances.
    Optics Express 19, 1539 (2011).
  54. Li Ge, Y. D. Chong, and A. D. Stone, “Steady-state Ab Initio laser theory: Generalizations and analytic results.
    Physical Review A 82, 063824 (2010).
  55. Y. D. Chong, Li Ge, Hui Cao, and A. D. Stone, “Coherent Perfect Absorbers: Time-Reversed Lasers.
    Physical Review Letters 105, 053901 (2010).
    Featured in: Viewpoint: Backward lasing yields a perfect absorber, S. Longhi, Physics 3, 61 (2010).
    Featured in: Research Highlights, Nature Photonics 4, 664 (2010).
  56. Y. D. Chong, “Berry's Phase and the Anomalous Velocity of Bloch Wavepackets.
    Physical Review B 81, 052303 (2010).
  57. Zheng Wang, Y. D. Chong John D. Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljačić, “Observation of Unidirectional Backscattering-immune Topological Electromagnetic States.
    Nature 461, 772 (2009).
    Featured in: Photonics: One-way road for light, E. Yablonovitch, Nature (News and Views) 461, 744 (2009).
  58. Y. D. Chong, Xiao-Gang Wen, and Marin Soljačić, “Effective Theory of Quadratic Degeneracies.
    Physical Review B 77, 235125 (2008).
  59. Zheng Wang, Y. D. Chong, John D. Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljačić, “Reflection-Free One-Way Edge Modes in a Gyromagnetic Photonic Crystal.
    Physical Review Letters 100, 013905 (2008).
    Invited Paper in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 21 Jan 2008.
  60. Y. D. Chong and Marin Soljačić, “Dark-state Polaritons in Single- and Double-Λ Media.
    Physical Review A 77, 013823 (2008).
  61. Y. D. Chong, David E. Pritchard, and Marin Soljačić, “Quantum Theory of a Resonant Photonic Crystal.
    Physical Review B 75, 235124 (2007).
  62. Y. D. Chong and R. B. Laughlin, “Metallic Nature of the Four-dimensional Quantum Hall Edge.
    Annals of Physics 308, 237 (2003).

Conference Talks

  1. Yidong Chong, “Effects of Nonlinearity and Disorder in Topological Photonics” (Invited talk)
    BIRS Workshop on Photonic Topological Insulators, Banff, Canada (2017).
  2. Yidong Chong, Daniel Leykam, Xin Zhou, You Wang, “Self-induced topological solitons for nonlinear optical isolation.” (Invited talk)
    SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego CA, USA (2017).
  3. Yidong Chong, “Topological phase transitions in photonic lattices.” (Invited talk)
    Complex NanoPhotonics Science Camp, UK (2017).
  4. Yidong Chong, “Topological phase transitions in photonic lattices.” (Invited talk)
    Workshop on Topological Phase Transitions and New Developments, Singapore (2017).
  5. Yidong Chong, “Solitons and Weyl modes in photonic lattices.” (Invited talk)
    Quantum and Topological Nanophotonics Workshop, Singapore (2017).
  6. Yidong Chong, “Unpaired Dirac Modes and Solitons in Photonic Lattices.” (Invited talk)
    Topological and Nonreciprocal Photonics Workshop, Sydney, Australia (2016).
  7. Yidong Chong, “Band structure topology and photonics.” (Invited talk)
    Topological and Nonreciprocal Photonics Workshop, Sydney, Australia (2016).
  8. Daniel Leykam, Mikael C. Rechtsman, and Yidong Chong, “Anomalous Topological Phases, Unpaired Dirac Cones, and Weak Antilocalization in Helical Photonic Lattices.” (Invited talk)
    Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Shanghai, China (2016).
  9. Yidong Chong, “Unpaired Dirac cones in photonic lattices and networks.” (Invited talk)
    SPIE Conference on Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems, San Diego CA, USA (2016).
  10. Yidong Chong, Daniel Leykam, and Mikael C. Rechtsman, “Anomalous Topological Phases and Unpaired Dirac Cones in Photonic Lattices.” (Invited talk)
    META, Malaga, Spain (2016).
  11. Yidong Chong, “Anomalous Phases in Network Models and Photonic Lattices.
    PCS-IBS Workshop on Topological States of Light and Beyond, Daejeon, South Korea (2016).
  12. Daniel Leykam, “Edge Solitons in Nonlinear Photonic Topological Insulators.
    PCS-IBS Workshop on Topological States of Light and Beyond, Daejeon, South Korea (2016).
  13. Hailong Wang and Yidong Chong, “Weyl Phases in a Three Dimensional Network Model.
    APS March Meeting, Baltimore MD, USA (2016).
  14. Hailong Wang, Longwen Zhou, and Yidong Chong, “Weyl Phases in a Three Dimensional Network Model.
    Institute of Physics Singapore Meeting, Singapore (2016).
  15. Shampy Mansha, Yidong Chong, Qi Jie Wang, and Zeng Yongquan, “Optimization of TM modes for Amorphous Slab Laser.
    Institute of Physics Singapore Meeting, Singapore (2016).
  16. Xin Zhou and Yidong Chong, “PT symmetry Breaking and Nonlinear Optical Isolation in Coupled Microcavities.
    Institute of Physics Singapore Meeting, Singapore (2016).
  17. Y. D. Chong, Wenchao Hu, Daniel Leykam, Michael Pasek, Jason Pillay, and Hailong Wang, “Anomalous Phases in Topological Photonics.” (Invited talk)
    Nanophotonics in Asia, Osaka, Japan (2015).
  18. J. C. Pillay, W. Hu, K. Wu, M. Pasek, P. P. Shum, and Y. D. Chong, “Measurement of a topological edge invariant in a microwave network.
    APS March Meeting, San Antonio TX, USA (2015).
  19. Yidong Chong, Wenchao Hu, Jason Pillay, Kan Wu, Michael Pasek, and Perry Shum, “Photonic network analogs of topological insulators.” (Invited talk)
    NANOMETA, Seefeld, Austria (2015).
  20. Yidong Chong, “Photonic Network Realizations of Floquet Topological Insulators.” (Invited talk)
    Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Guangzhou, China (2014).
  21. Yidong Chong, Michael Pasek, and Guanquan Liang, “Topological Modes in Photonic Networks.” (Invited talk)
    META, Singapore (2014).
  22. Yidong Chong, “Network Models of Photonic Floquet Topological Insulators.” (Invited talk)
    OSA Incubator Meeting on Topological Order with Photons, Washington DC, USA (2014).
  23. Michael Pasek and Yidong Chong, “Network Models of Photonic Floquet Topological Insulators.” (Invited talk)
    Institute of Physics Singapore Meeting, Singapore (2014).
  24. Yidong Chong and Jason Pillay, “S-Matrix Theory of the Laser Linewidth.
    Institute of Physics Singapore Meeting, Singapore (2014).
  25. Yidong Chong, “S-matrix Theory of the Laser Linewidth.” (Invited talk)
    Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird UT, USA (2014).
  26. Yidong Chong and Guanquan Liang, “Photonic Network Analog of a Topological Insulator.
    Frontiers in Optics, Orlando FL, USA (2013).
  27. Yidong Chong, “Gain and Loss Effects in Photonic Topological Insulators.
    12th International Workshop on Pseudo-Hermitian Hamiltonians in Quantum Physics, Istanbul, Turkey (2013).
  28. Yidong Chong and Guanquan Liang, “Optical Resonator Analog of a Topological Insulator.
    Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Pacific Rim, Kyoto, Japan (2013).
  29. Guanquan Liang and Yidong Chong, “Optical Topological Insulator Realized with Ring Resonators.” (Invited talk)
    Institute of Physics Singapore Meeting, Singapore (2013).
  30. Yidong Chong and A. Douglas Stone, “Theory of the Linewidth of Arbitrary Laser Cavities.
    Frontiers in Optics, Rochester NY, USA (2012).
  31. Yidong Chong, Wenjie Wan, Li Ge, Heeso Noh, A. Douglas Stone, and Hui Cao, “Time-reversed Lasing and Control of Absorption in a Two-channel Coherent Perfect Absorber.
    Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO), Baltimore MD, USA (2011).
  32. Yidong Chong, Li Ge, and A. Douglas Stone, “Scattering phenomena in PT-symmetric optical systems.” Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO), Baltimore MD, USA (2011).
  33. Yidong Chong, Li Ge, and A. Douglas Stone, “Coherent Perfect Absorption And Anomalous Scattering In Balanced Gain/loss Structures'' (postdeadline talk). Frontiers in Optics, Rochester NY, USA (2010).
  34. Yidong Chong and A. Douglas Stone, “Novel Lasing Structures and Phenomena from Steady-State Ab Initio Theory.” SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia PA, USA (2010).
  35. Yidong Chong and A. Douglas Stone, “Applications of the Steady-state Ab-initio Laser Theory to Quasi-Ballistic and Diffusive Random Media.” Nice Days of Waves in Complex Media, Nice, France (2010).