Publications


Patents, Books, and Encyclopedia Contributions

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, Dongyan Zhang, Nazmiye Bihter Yapici, “High-Brightness Fluorophores,” US Patent Application US20180296705A1.
  2. Yoke Khin Yap “Room Temperature Tunneling Switches and Methods of Making and Using the Same,” US Patent 9,825,154, 2017.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap and Zhixian Zhou (Eds.), “Two-Dimensional Electronics and Optoelectronics,” Special Issue in Electronics (Issues 5 and 6 in 2016 and 2017). Printed book version (ISBN 978-3-03842-492-5 (Pbk); ISBN 978-3-03842-493-2 (PDF) https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03842-493-2).
  4. Yoke Khin Yap and Dongyan Zhang “Chemical Vapor Deposition,” in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan (Ed.) Continuously updated edition, pp 1-7, Springer 2016, ISBN: 978-94-007-6178-0 (Online Version).
  5. Yoke Khin Yap and Dongyan Zhang “Physical Vapor Deposition,” in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan (Ed.) Continuously updated edition, pp 1-8, Springer 2016, ISBN: 978-94-007-6178-0 (Online Version).
  6. Shiva Bhandari, Bishnu Tiwari, Nazmiye Yapici, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Introduction to Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Synthesis, Properties, Functionalization, and Cutting,” Chapter 1 in Boron Nitride Nanotubes in Nanomedicine, Ed G. Ciofani and V. Mattoli (Elsevier, 2016, ISBN: 978-0-323-38945-7), pp 1-15.
  7. Jae Yong Suh and Yoke Khin Yap, Book Review on “Nano Plasmonics”, Materials Research Society Bulletin, Vol. 40 (2015) 185
  8. Boyi Hao, Chee Huei Lee, Jiesheng Wang, Anjana Asthana, Dustin Winslow, Dongyan Zhang, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Controlled Synthesis of Functional Boron Nitride Nanostructures for Applications,” Chapter 20 in Nanotubes and Nanosheets: Functionalization and Applications of Boron Nitride and Other Nanomaterials, (CRC Press) Ed. Ying (Ian) Chen, pp 551-572 (2015).
  9. Don Futaba, Yoke Khin Yap (Eds), “Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures-2014”, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 1700, ISBN 978-1-60511-677-8 (2014).
  10. Yoke Khin Yap and Dongyan Zhang (Eds.), “Molecular Sensing and Molecular Electronics,” Special Issue in Sensors 2014. 
  11. Yoke Khin Yap, “Chemical Vapor Deposition,” in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan (ed.) (Springer 2012, ISBN: ISBN 978-90-481-9750-7) pp 422-426.
  12. Yoke Khin Yap, “Physical Vapor Deposition,” in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan (ed.) (Springer 2012, ISBN: ISBN 978-90-481-9750-7) pp 2069-2075.
  13. Yoke Khin Yap, Editor, “Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Related Nanostructures,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1407 (Cambridge University Press, July 2012, ISBN: 978-1-60511-384-5)
  14. Yoke Khin Yap, “B-C-N Nanotubes, Nanosheets, Nanoribbons, and Related Nanostructures,” in the AZoNano.com “Nanotechnology Thought Leaders” Series (April 20, 2011). Available online at http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2847
  15. Jiesheng Wang, Ming Xie, Yoke Khin Yap, “Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Low-Temperature Growth and Characterization,” in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Volume 12, H. S. Nalwa (Ed.), , ISBN: 1-58883-159-0, American Scientific Publishers (www.aspbs.com) (2011) pp 97-107.
  16. Yoke Khin Yap, Editor, “Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures-2009,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1204 (Warrendale, PA, 2010, ISBN: 978-1-60511-177-3).
  17. Yoke Khin Yap (Editor), B-C-N Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology (Springer), Vol. 6, (2009) Approx. 310 pages, 159 illustrations, 32 in color, Hardcover. http://www.springer.com/materials/nanotechnology/book/978-1-4419-0085-2
  18. Chee Huei Lee, Vijaya K. Kayastha, Jiesheng Wang, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Introduction to B-C-N materials,” in Chapter 1 of B-C-N Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology (Springer), Vol. 6, Yoke Khin Yap (Ed.) (2009) pp 1-22.
  19. Jiesheng Wang, Chee Huei Lee, Yoshio Bando, Dmitri Golberg, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Multiwalled Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Growth, Properties, and applications,” in Chapter 2 of B-C-N Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology (Springer), Vol. 6, Yoke Khin Yap (Ed.) (2009) pp 23-44.
  20. Kah Chun Lau, Yoke Khin Yap, and Ravindra Pandey, “Boron and Born Carbide Materials: Nanostructures and Crystalline Solids,” in Chapter 9 of B-C-N Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures, Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology (Springer), Vol. 6, Yoke Khin Yap (Ed.) (2009) pp 271-291.
  21. Yoke Khin Yap, Editor, “Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1057.
  22. Abhishek Prasad, Samuel Mensah, Zheng Wei Pan, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Alternative Nanostructured Sensors: Nanowires, Nanobelts, and Novel Nanostructures,” in Chapter 4 of Sensors Based on Nanostructured Materials, Francisco J. Arregui (Ed.), Springer, pp. 59-78 (2009). (http://www.springer.com/materials/book/978-0-387-77752-8)
  23. Chee Huei Lee, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Current Research Status of Boron-Carbon Nitride Bulks, Thin Films, and Nanostructures,” in Chapter 10 of Diamond and Related Materials Research (Nova Science Publisher, 2008) pp 277-292. (https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=6641)
  24. Yoke Khin Yap, Text and animated contents on Chemical Vapor Deposition in a CD-ROM based Encyclopedia, in Exploring Nanotechnology (http://nanotech.nanopolis.net/) Nanopolis (2005).
  25. Yoke Khin Yap, “Boron-Carbon Nitride Nanohybrids,” in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Foreword by R. E. Smalley), Volume 1, H. S. Nalwa (Ed.), American Scientific Publishers (www.aspbs.com/enn) (2004) pp. 383-394.
  26. Takatomo Sasaki, Yusuke Mori, Masashi Yoshimura, and Yoke Khin Yap “Growth and development of nonlinear optical borate crystals for generation of visible and UV light,” in Chapter 13 of Crystal growth technology, K.Byrappa and T. Ohachi, eds., Springer Series in Materials Processing, (ISBN-10: 3540003673, ISBN-13: 978-3540003670) (2003) pp. 419-452.

Peer Reviewed Papers

Reviewed 2019

  1. Dongdong Ge, Siyu Chen, Zhanping You, Xu Yang, Hui Yao, Mingxiao Ye, Yoke Khin Yap, “Correlation of DSR Results and FTIR’s Carbonyl and Sulfoxide Indexes: Effect of Aging Temperature on Asphalt Rheology,” J. Materials in Civil Eng. 31, 04019115 (2019).
  2. Shiva Bhandari, Boyi Hao, Kevin Waters, Chee Huei Lee, Juan-Carlos Idrobo, Dongyan Zhang, Ravindra Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap, “Two-Dimensional Gold Quantum Dots with Tunable Bandgaps,” ACS Nano 13, 4347 (2019). News coverage: Physorg, EurekAlert!, Nanowerk, Electropages,​DOE Office of Science​, Newswise, Nanotechnology Now, Tech2org, Parallelstate, Primeurmagazine, ECN, IntelligentThings, etc.  
  3. Ran Zhang, Zhanping You, Hainian Wang, Mingxiao Ye, Yoke Khin Yap, Chundi Si, “The impact of bio-oil as rejuvenator for aged asphalt binder,” Construction and Building Materials 196, 134-143 (2019).

Reviewed 2018

  1. Su Kong Chong, Fei Long, Gaoxue Wang, Yung-Chang Lin, Shiva Bhandari, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Kazu Suenaga, Ravindra Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap, “Selective Growth of Two-Dimensional Heterostructures of Gallium Selenide on Monolayer Graphene and the Thickness Dependent p- and n-Type Nature,” ACS Appl. Nano Mater.20181 (7), pp 3293–3302.
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, and Zhixian Zhou (Eds), “Two-Dimensional Electronics and Optoelectronics,” MDPI Books (Open Access), 2018, ISBN 978-3-03842-492-5 (Pbk); ISBN 978-3-03842-493-2 (PDF), https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03842-493-2

Reviewed 2017

  1. (Editorial) Zhixian Zhou and Yoke Khin Yap,”Two-Dimensional Electronics and Optoelectronics: Present and Future,” Electronics 6, 53 (2017).
  2. Danushika C Manatunga, Rohini M de Silva, KM Nalin de Silva, Nuwan de Silva, Shiva Bhandari, Yoke Khin Yap, N Pabakara Costha, “pH Responsive Controlled Release of Anti-cancer Hydrophobic Drugs from Sodium Alginate and Hydroxyapatite Bi-coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles” European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 117, 29-38 (2017).
  3. Jinling Zhang, Mingxiao Ye, Shiva Bhandari, Aesha Khudaysh M. Muqri, Fei Long, Sajjad Bigham, Yoke Khin Yap, Jae Yong Suh, “Enhanced Second and Third Harmonic Generations of Vertical and Planar Spiral MoS2 Nanosheets,” Nanotechnology 28, 295301 (2017). * Featured as cover image of the journal (Volume 28, issue 29, 2017).
  4. (Review) Mingxiao Ye, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Recent Advances in Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices Based on Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides,” Electronics 6, 43 (2017). *Featured as the cover image of the printed version of the special issue.
  5. Semih Cetindag, Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, Sangil Kim, Jerry W Shan, “Surface-charge Effects on the Electro-orientation of Insulating Boron-nitride Nanotubes in Aqueous Suspension,” J. Colloid Interf Sci. 505, 1187-1192 (2017).
  6. Zigeng Wang, Qingli Dai, Shuaicheng Guo, Ronghua Wang, Mingxiao Ye, Yoke Khin Yap, “Experimental Investigation of Physical Properties and Accelerated Sunlight-Healing Performance of Flake Graphite and Exfoliated Graphite Nanoplatelet Modified Asphalt Materials,” Construction and Building Materials 134, 412-423 (2017).
  7. (Review) Chee Huei Lee, Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Water purification: oil–water separation by nanotechnology and environmental concerns,” Environmental Science: Nano 4, 514-525 (2017).

Reviewed 2016

  1. (Review) Chee Huei Lee, Shiva Bhandari, Bishnu Tiwari, Nazmiye Yapici, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Recent Advances in Their Synthesis, Functionalization, and Applications,” Molecules 21, 922 (2016)
  2. Boubakeur Essedik Belkerk, Amine Achour, Dongyan Zhang, Salah Sahli, M-Abdou Djouadi, Yoke Khin Yap, “Thermal conductivity of vertically aligned boron nitride nanotubes,” Applied Physics Express 9, 075002  (2016).
  3. Hui Yao, Qingli Dai, Zhanping You, Mingxiao Ye, Yoke Khin Yap, “Rheological properties, low-temperature cracking resistance, and optical performance of exfoliated graphite nanoplatelets modified asphalt binder,” Construction and Building Materials 113, 988-996 (2016).
  4. Anirudh Balram, Sunand Santhanagopalan, Boyi Hao, Yoke Khin Yap, Dennis Desheng Meng, “Electrophoretically-Deposited Metal-Decorated CNT Nanoforests with High Thermal/Electric Conductivity and Wettability Tunable from Hydrophilic to Superhydrophobic,” Advanced Functional Materials 16, 2571-2579 (2016).
  5. Guangming Cheng, Shanshan Yao, Xiahan Sang, Boyi Hao, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, Yong Zhu, “Evolution of Irradiation-Induced Vacancy Defects in Boron Nitride,” Small 12, 818–824 (2016).
  6. Boyi Hao, Anjana Asthana, Paniz Khanmohammadi Hazaveh, Paul L. Bergstrom, Douglas Banyai, Madhusudan A. Savaikar, John A. Jaszczak, and Yoke Khin Yap, “New Flexible Channels for Room Temperature Tunneling Field Effect Transistors,” Scientific Reports 6, 20293; doi: 10.1038/srep20293 (2016).*

* News coverage in EurekAlertPhys.OrgIEEE SpectrumNanowerkEE Timese! Science NewsNSFScience DailyR&D MagazineMaterials GateWireless Design Magazine,  Controlled EnvironmentsNanotechnology NowSemiconductor Industry TodayNew ElectronicsEETAsia, and numerous other.  Ranked as top 3% article among articles of a similar age in all journals tracked by Altmetric.


Reviewed 2015

  1. Fan Yang, Raymond A Shaw, Colin W Gurganus, Su Kong Chong, Yoke Khin Yap, “Ice nucleation at the contact line triggered by transient electrowetting fields,” Appl. Phys. Letts. 107, 264101 (2015).
  2. Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang, Dustin Winslow, Chee Huei Lee, Boyi Hao, and Yoke Khin Yap, “A Simple and Universal Technique To Extract One- and Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials from Contaminated Water,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 26108-26116 (2015).**
  3. Vyom Parashar, Corentin P. Durand, Boyi Hao, Rodrigo G. Amorim, Ravindra Pandey, Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang, Yang Liu, An-Ping Li and Yoke Khin Yap, “Switching Behaviors of Graphene-Boron Nitride Nanotube .,” Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 12238 (2015) doi:10.1038/srep12238.*
  4. Anjana Asthana, Yoke Khin Yap, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, “Field Emission from Zinc Oxide Nanobelts,” J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 15, 2277-2282 (2015).
  5. Mingxiao Ye, Dustin Winslow , Dongyan Zhang , Ravindra Pandey and Yoke Khin Yap, “Recent Advancement on the Optical Properties of Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) Thin Films,” Photonics 20152(1), 288-307.
  6. G. C. Loh, Ravindra Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap, and Shashi P. Karna, “MoS2 Quantum Dot: Effects of Passivation, Additional Layer, and h-BN Substrate on Its Stability and Electronic Properties,” J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 1565-1574 (2015).

*Media Highlight in NanowerkScicastsElectronics WeeklyEE TimesIEEE SpectrumKurzweilAI, and numerous others. Top 3% paper for all articles of a similar age in all journals ever tracked by Almetric (http://www.nature.com/articles/srep12238/metrics )

**News coverage from NanowerkPhysOrgEurekAlert,NSFChemEuropeScienceDailyTech TimesR & D MagazineKurzweilScience World ReportMining GazetteCounseal & HealQuality Assurance & Food Safety, and numerous others.


Reviewed 2014

  1. John A. Jaszczak, Madhusudan A. Savaikar, Douglas R. Banyai, Boyi Hao, Dongyan Zhang, Paul L. Bergstrom, An-Ping Li, Juan-Carlos Idrobo and Yoke Khin Yap “Simulation of Charge Transport in Disordered Assemblies of Metallic Nano-Islands: Application to Boron-Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots” MRS Proceedings, 1700, mrss14-1700-mm03-01 (2014) doi:10.1557/opl.2014.731.
  2. Julian Mills-Beale, Zhanping You, Elham Fini, Boubacar Zada, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, “Aging Influence on Rheology Properties of Petroleum-Based Asphalt Modified with Biobinder,” J. Mater. Civil Eng. 26, 358 (2014).
  3. Anjana Asthana, Hasti A. Ardakano, Yoke Khin Yap, Reza S. Yassar, “Real time observation of mechanically triggered piezoelectric current in individual ZnO nanobelts,” J. Mater. Chem. C 2, 3995 (2014).

Reviewed 2013

  1. Hui Yao, Zhanping You, Liang Li, Chee Huei Lee, David Wingard, Yoke Khin Yap, Xianming Shi, Shu Wei Goh, “Rheological properties and chemical bonding of asphalt modified with nanosilica,” J. Mater. Civil Eng. 25, 1619 (2013).
  2. Ajay Kumar, Pin Ann Lin, Albert Xue, Boyi Hao, Yoke Khin Yap, R. Mohan Sankaran, “Formation of nanodiamonds at near-ambient conditions via microplasma dissociation of ethanol vapour” Nature Communications 4, Article number:2618 (2013) doi:10.1038/ncomms3618**
  3. Chee Huei Lee , Shengyong Qin , Madhusudan A. Savaikar , Jiesheng Wang , Boyi Hao , Dongyan Zhang , Douglas Banyai , John A. Jaszczak , Kendal W. Clark , Juan-Carlos Idrobo , An-Ping Li , and Yoke Khin Yap, “Room-Temperature Tunneling Behavior of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots,” Advanced Materials 25, 2544 (2013)*
  4. Adrienne E. Tanur, Jiesheng Wang, Arava L. M. Reddy, Daniel N. Lamont, Yoke Khin Yap, and Gilbert C. Walker, “Diameter-Dependent Bending Modulus of Individual Multiwall Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117 (16), pp 4618–4625
  5. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason P. Moscatello, Mark Engelhard, Chongmin Wang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Very Stable Electron Field Emission from Strontium Titanate Coated Carbon Nanotube Matrices with Low Emission Thresholds,” ACS Nano 7, 117 (2013).
  6. Hui Yao, Zhanping You, Liang Li, Shu Wei Goh, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, Xianming Shi, “Rheological properties and chemical analysis of nanoclay and carbon microfiber modified asphalt with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy,” Construction and Building Materials 38, 327 (2013).

* News Coverage from Phys OrgEurekalert, the RegisterScience World ReportMaterials ViewsIEEE Spectrum of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers , Ceramic Tech Today, the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, and numerous others.

** News Coverage from Phys.orgScience DailyNanowerk, and numerous others.


Reviewed 2012

  1. Kasra Momeni, Anjana Asthana, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, “Structural inhomogeneity and piezoelectric enhancement in ZnO nanobelts,” Appl. Phys. A-Mater. Sci & Process. 109, 95-100 (2012).
  2. Jason P. Moscatello, Abhishek Prasad, Ravi Chintala, Yoke Khin Yap, “A simple scheme of molecular electronic devices with multiwalled carbon nanotubes as the top electrodes,” Carbon 50, 3530 (2012).
  3. Abhishek Prasad, Archana Pandey, Vamsi Krishna Kunapuli, Paul L. Bergstrom, Yoke Khin Yap, “Ambipolar Behaviors of Hydrogen-Incorporated ZnO Nanowires,” J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 8210 (2012)
  4. Hessam M Ghassemi, Chee Hui Lee, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza S Yassar, “Field emission and strain engineering of electronic properties in boron nitride nanotubes,” Nanotechnology 23, 105702 (2012).*
  5. Chee Huei Lee, Dongyan Zhang, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Functionalization, Dispersion, and Cutting of Boron Nitride Nanotubes in Water,” J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 1798 (2012).
  6. Ludmila B. Boinovich, Alexandre M. Emelyanenko, Andrei S. Pashinin, Chee Huei Lee, Jaroslaw Drelich, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Origins of Thermodynamically Stable Superhydrophobicity of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Coatings,” Langmuir 28, 1206 (2012).
  7. Yeh Yee Kee, Sek Sean Tan, Thian Khok Yong, Chen Hon Nee, Seong Shan Yap, Teck Yong Tou, György Sáfrán, Zsolt Endre Horváth, Jason P Moscatello and Yoke Khin Yap, “Low-temperature synthesis of indium tin oxide as the transparent electrodes for organic light emitting devices,” Nanotechnology 23, 025706 (2012).
  8. Thian-Khok Yong, Sek-Sean Tan, Chen-Hon Nee, Seong-Shan Yap, Yeh-Yee Kee, György Sáfrán, Zsolt Endre Horváth, Jason Moscatello, Yoke-Khin Yap, Teck-Yong Tou, “Pulsed laser deposition of indium tin oxide nanowires in argon and helium,” Materials Letters 66, 280 (2012).

*News at Nanotechweb.org: Boron nitride nanotube analysis links structural, mechanical and electronic properties.


Reviewed 2011

    1. Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza S. Yassar, “On the correlation of crystal defects and band gap properties of ZnO nanobelts,” Appl. Phys. A- Mater. Sci. & Proc. 105, 909 (2011).
    2. Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza S. Yassar, “In situ observation of size-scale effects on the mechanical properties of ZnO nanowires,” Nanotechnology 22, 265712 (2011).
    3. Xiaoliang Zhong, Yoke Khin Yap, Ravindra Pandey, Shashi Karna “First-principles study of strain-induced modulation of energy gaps of graphene/BN and BN bilayers,” Physical Review B83, 193403 (2011).
    4. Richard Ritikos, Saadah Abdul Rahman, Siti Meriam Ab. Gani, Muhamad Rasat Muhamad, Yoke Khin Yap, “Catalyst-free formation of vertically-aligned carbon nanorods as induced by nitrogen incorporation,” Carbon 49, 1842 (2011).*
    5. Hessam M. Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee , Yoke Khin Yap and Reza S. Yassar, “In situ observation of reversible rippling in multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes,” Nanotechnology 22, 145602 (2011).
    6. Chee Huei Lee, Nick Johnson, Jaroslaw Drelich and Yoke Khin Yap, “The performance of superhydrophobic and superoleophilic carbon nanotube meshes in water–oil filtration,” Carbon 49, 669 (2011).

    *Cover image of Carbon 49 (8) 2011.


Reviewed 2010

  1. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason Moscatello, Yoke Khin Yap, “Stable Electron Field Emission from PMMA-CNT Matrices,” ACS Nano 4, 6760 (2010).
  2. Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Mechanism for Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 16236 (2010)
  3. Jiesheng Wang, Chee Huei Lee and Yoke Khin Yap, “Recent advancements in boron nitride nanotubes,” Nanoscale 2, 2028 (2010).
  4. H. M. Ghassemi, C. H. Lee, Y. K. Yap, and R. S. Yassar, “Real-time fracture detection of individual boron nitride nanotubes in severe cyclic deformation processes,” J. Appl. Phys. 108, 024314 (2010)
  5. Jason Moscatello, Vijaya Kayastha, Benjamin Ulmen, Archana Pandey, Shun Wu, Abhay Singh and Yoke Khin Yap, “Surfactant-free dielectrophoretic deposition of multi-walled carbon nanotubes with tunable deposition density,” Carbon 48, 3559 (2010).
  6. Ming Xie, Chee Huei Lee, Jiesheng Wang, Yoke Khin Yap, Paola Bruno, Dieter Gruen, Dileep Singh, and Jules Routbort,“Induction annealing and subsequent quenching: Effect on the thermoelectric properties of boron-doped nanographite ensembles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 043909 (2010).
  7. Hessam M. Ghassemi, Chee H. Lee, Yoke K. Yap, Reza S. Yassar, “In-Situ TEM Monitoring of Thermal Decomposition in Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” JOM 62, 69 (2010).
  8. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason Moscatello, Yoke Khin Yap, “Comparing Field Emission Stability of Lithography-free, Modified Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes,” in Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures — 2009, edited by Yoke Khin Yap (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1204, Warrendale, PA, 2010), 265-270, 1204-K18-22.
  9. Hessam Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, Reza Shahbazian Yassar, “On the Relation of Mechanical Deformation and Electrical Properties of BN Nanotubes,” in Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures — 2009, edited by Yoke Khin Yap (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1204, Warrendale, PA, 2010), 239-242, 1204-K17-03.
  10. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason Moscatello, Yoke Khin Yap, “Glucose biosensors based on vertically-aligned multi-walled carbon nanotubes,” in Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures — 2009, edited by Yoke Khin Yap (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1204, Warrendale, PA, 2010) 181–186, 2010, 1204-K13-05
  11. Chee Huei Lee, Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang, Russell E. Cook, Yoke Khin Yap, “Patterned Growth of Long and Clean Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Substrates,” in Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures — 2009, edited by Yoke Khin Yap (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1204, Warrendale, PA, 2010), 133-138, 1204-K08-03.
  12. Singaravelu Velayudham, Chee Huei Lee, Ming Xie, Dominique Blair, Nicholas Bauman, Yoke Khin Yap, Sarah. A. Green and Haiying Liu, “Noncovalent Functionalization of Boron Nitride Nanotubes with Poly(p-phenylene-ethynylene)s and Polythiophene,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2, 104 (2010).
  13. Chee Huei Lee, Ming Xie, Vijaya Kayastha, Jiesheng Wang and Yoke Khin Yap, “Patterned Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Chem. Mater22, 1782 (2010).*
  14. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason Moscatello, Benjamin Ulmen, Yoke Khin Yap, “Enhanced field emission stability and density produced by conical bundles of catalyst-free carbon nanotubes,” Carbon 48, 287 (2010).**

*News Coverage from MTUNSFUSA TodayEurekalert,and numerous others. See also Nano Today’s Boron nitride nanotubes grown just like carbon nanotubes.

**Cover image of Carbon 48 (3) 2010.


Reviewed 2009

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth Mechanisms of Vertically-aligned Carbon, Boron Nitride, and Zinc Oxide Nanotubes,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1150, 126 (2009).
  2. Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian Yassar, “in-situ probing of electromechanical properties of an individual ZnO nanobelt,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 172106 (2009).
  3. Saikat Mukhopadhyay, Haying He, Ravindra Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap and Ihsan Boustani, “Novel spherical boron clusters and structural transition from 2D quasi-planar structures to 3D double-rings,” J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 176 (2009) 012028.
  4. Chee Huei Lee, Jaroslaw Drelich, Yoke Khin Yap, “Superhydrophobicity of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Grown on Silicon Substrates,” Langmuir (letter) 25 (2009) 4853.

Reviewed 2008

  1. Chee Huei Lee, Jiesheng Wang, Vijaya K. Kayastha, Jian Y. Huang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Effective growth of boron nitride nanotubes by thermal chemical vapor deposition,” Nanotechnology 19 (2008) 455605.
  2. Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang, Zhiyong Fan, Jia G. Lu, Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of p-type Si nanotubes by catalytic plasma treatments,” Nanotechnology 19, 365609 (2008).
  3. Samuel L. Mensah, Abhishek Prasad, Jiesheng Wang, Yoke Khin Yap, “ZnO Nanosquids: Branching Nanowires from Nanotubes and Nanorods,” in A Special Section on Nanowires, J. Nanosci. Nanotechno. 8, 233 (2008).
  4. Abhishek Prasad, Samuel Mensah, Jiesheng Wang, Archana Pandey, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of Single Crystalline ZnO Nanotubes and Nanosquids,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1057, paper 1057-II13-02.
  5. Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang, Chee Huei Lee, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Self-assembly of Silicon Nanotubes,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1057, paper 1057-II13-03.
  6. Jason Moscatello, Vijaya Kayastha, Archana Pandey, Benjamin Ulmen, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Dielectrophoretic Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes with Controllable Density and Alignment,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1057, paper 1057-II15-07.
  7. Dieter M. Gruen, Paola Bruno, Ming Xie, “Configurational, electronic entropies and the thermoelectric properties of nanocarbon ensembles,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 143118 (2008). * Ming Xie is graduate student in Yoke Khin Yap research group working full time in Argonne National Laboratory as sponsored by UChicago Argonne, LLC (Contract # 7F-00961).
  8. Jason P. Moscatello, Jiesheng Wang, Benjamin Ulmen, Samuel L. Mensah, Ming Xie, Shun Wu, Archana Pandey, Chee Huei Lee, Abhishek Prasad, Vijaya K. Kayasha, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Controlled Growth of Carbon, Boron Nitride, and Zinc Oxide Nanotubes,” in Special Issue on Nanosensors for Defense & Security, IEEE Sensor Journal 8, 922 (2008).

Reviewed 2007

  1. Vijaya K. Kayastha, Benjamin Ulmen and Yoke Khin Yap, “Effect of graphitic order on field emission stability of carbon nanotubes,” Nanotechnology 18, 035206 (2007).
  2. Samuel L. Mensah, Vijaya K. Kayastha, Ilia N. Ivanov, David B. Geohegan and Yoke Khin Yap, “Formation of Single Crystalline ZnO Nanotubes without Catalysts and Templates” Appl. Phys. Letts. 90, 113108 (2007).* **

* Cover of the 12 March 2007 issue of Applied Physics Letters.
** The most downloaded article in Applied Physics Letters during March 2007.

  1. Vijaya K. Kayastha, Shun Wu, Jason Moscatello, Yoke Khin Yap, “Synthesis of Vertically Aligned Single- and Double- Walled Carbon Nanotubes without Etching Agents,” J. Phys. Chem. C (Letter) 111, 10158 (2007).
  2. Dipankar Ghosh, Ghatu Subhash, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, “Strain-induced formation of carbon and boron clusters in boron carbide during dynamic indentation,” Appl. Phys. Letts. 91, 061910 (2007).
  3. Jason Moscatello, Jiesheng Wang, Benjamin Ulmen, Vijaya Kayastha, Ming Xie, Samuel Mensah, Shun Wu, Archana Pandey, Chee Huei Lee, Abhishek Prasad, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of Carbon, Boron Nitride and ZnO Nanotubes for Biosensors,” ECS Transactions 3 (26) 1-13 (2007).
  4. Samuel L. Mensah, Vijaya K. Kayastha, Yoke Khin Yap, “Selective Growth of Pure and Long ZnO Nanowires by Controlled Vapor Concentration Gradients” J. Phys. Chem. C (Letter) 111, 16092 (2007).

Reviewed 2006

  1. Benjamin Ulmen, Vijaya Kumar Kayastha, Adam DeConinck, Jiesheng Wang and Yoke Khin Yap, “Stability of field emission current from various types of carbon nanotube films,” Diamond & Related Materials 15 (2006) 212.
  2. Jiesheng Wang and Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of adhesive cubic phase boron nitride films without argon ion bombardment,” Diamond & Related Materials 15 (2006) 444.

Reviewed 2005

  1. J. Wang, V. Kayastha, Y. K. Yap, Z. Fan, J. G. Lu, Z. Pan, I. Ivanov, A. A. Purezky, D. B. Geohegan, “Low temperature growth of boron nitride nanotubes on substrates,” Nano Letters.5, 2528 (2005).*

    *Unsolicited News Coverage in Materials Today Vol. 9 (no 1-2), page 9, Jan-Feb 2006.
  2. J. Menda, B. Ulmen, L. K. Vanga, V. K. Kayastha, Y. K. Yap, Z. Pan, I. N. Ivanov, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, “Structural control of vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes by radio-frequency plasmas,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 173106 (2005).
  3. V. K. Kayastha, Y. K. Yap, Z. Pan, I. N. Ivanov, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, “High-density vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes with tubular structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 253105 (2005).
  4. J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, B. Ulmen, Y. K. Yap, Z. Pan, I. N. Ivanov, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, “A Dual-RF-Plasma Approach for Controlling the Graphitic Order and Diameters of Vertically-Aligned Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 858E (Warrendale, PA , 2005) paper HH3.11.
  5. Y. K. Yap, V. Kayastha, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, J. Wang, A. Kieckhafer, D. Massey, and L. B. King. “Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes as the Sputter Resist in Space Propulsive Systems,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 851 (Warrendale, PA , 2005) paper NN2.2.

Reviewed 2004

  1. V. Kayastha, Y. K.Yap, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Controlling Dissociative Adsorption for effective Growth of Carbon nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85 (2004) 3265.
  2. Y. K. Yap, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, V. Kayastha, J. Wang, L. B. King, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Testing Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes on Ion Erosion for Advanced Space Propulsion,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 821 (Warrendale, PA , 2004) paper P3.7.
  3. Y. K. Yap, V. Kayastha, S. Hackney, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Effect of Carrier Gas on the Growth Rate, Growth Density, and Structure of Carbon Nanotubes,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 818 (Warrendale, PA, 2004) paper M11.31.


Reviewed 2002

  1. Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki and T. Hanada, “Formation of aligned-carbon nanotubes by RF-plasma-assisted pulsed-laser deposition,” Special issue for Tsukuba symp. on carbon nanotubes in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of its discovery; S. Ijima et al. eds., Physica B 323 (2002) 341.
  2. Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Selective growth of flower-like carbon structures by RF-plasma-assisted pulsed laser deposition,” J. Chem. Phys. 116 (2002) 6286.
  3. Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Hybridized boron-carbon nitride fibrous nanostructures on Ni substrates,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 80 (2002) 2559.
  4. T. Kamimura, S. Fukumoto, R. Ono, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki and K. Yoshida, “Enhancement of CLBO surface damage resistance by improved crystallinity and ion-beam etching,” Opt. Lett. 27 (2002) 616.
  5. Y. K. Yap, “Growth of carbon nanotubes and carbon-related materials by RF-plasma-assisted pulsed-laser deposition,” Science and Technology of Carbon and Carbide Materials, Bull. Stefan Univ. 14 (2002) 63.
  6. M. Onda, T. Iwahashi, M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Influence of pressure control on the growth of bulk GaN single crystal using a Na flux, ” J. Crystal Growth. 237-239 (2002) 2112.
  7. Zhang-Gui Hu, Naoki Ushiyama, Yoke Khin Yap, Masashi Yoshimura, Yusuke Mori and Takatomo Sasaki, “The crystal growth and nonlinear optical properties of K2Al2B2O7,” J. Crystal Growth. 237-239 (2002) 654.
  8. R. Ono, T. Kamimura, S. Fukumoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki and K. Yoshida, “Effect of crystallinity on the bulk laser damage and UV absorption of CLBO crystals, ” J. Crystal Growth. 237-239 (2002) 645.
  9. H. Nakao, S. Makio, H. Furuya, K. Kawamura, S. Yasuda, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Crystal growth of GdYCOB for non- critical phase-matched second-harmonic generation at 860 nm, ” J. Crystal Growth. 237-239 (2002) 632.
  10. K. Kawamura, H. Nakao, H. Furuya, S. Yasuda, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Effect of crystal growth atmosphere on the crystal birefringence of GdYCOB for third harmonic generation of Nd:YAG laser,” J. Crystal Growth. 237-239 (2002) 629.
  11. Y. Mori, Y. K. Yap, T. Kamimura, M. Yoshimura and T. Sasaki. Recent development of nonlinear optical borate crystals for UV generation. Optical Materials. 19 (2002) 1.

 Reviewed 2001

  1. M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “The ohmic character of doped AlN films,” Diamond & Related Materials 10 (2001) 1322.
  2. Y. K. Yap, Y. Wada, M. Yamaoka, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Bond modification of BCN films on Ni Substrates,” Diamond & Related Materials. 10 (2001) 1137.
  3. T. Hirao, K. Ito, H. Furuta, Y. K. Yap, T. Ikuno, S. Honda, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Oura, “Formation of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes by dual-RF-plasma chemical vapor deposition,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40 (2001) L631.
  4. Y. K. Yap, T. Kamimura, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Development on the Generation of Coherent UV Light from Nonlinear Optical Borate Crystals,” in 2001 IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meetings, 30 July-1 August 2001, Copper Mountain, Colorado, Invited paper MB4.1. (2001) 17.
  5. H. Furuya, H. Nakao, K. Kawamura, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Dependence of gray-track threshold of GdYCOB on the crystal growth atmosphere,” J. Crystal Growth. 229 (2001) 265.
  6. Z. Hu, N. Ushiyama, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “The Growth of K2Al2B2O2 (KAB) Crystal by Modified Middle Seeded Solution Growth (MSSG) Method,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40 (2001) L393.
  7. T. Kamimura, R. Ono, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Influence of crystallinity on the bulk laser-induced damage threshold and absorption of laser light in CsLiB6O10 crystals,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40 (2001) L111.

Reviewed 2000

  1. M. Yano, Y. K. Yap, M. Okamoto, M. Onda, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki. Na: a new flux for growing h-BN crystals at low temperature. Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39 (2000) L300.
  2. Y. Mori, Y. K. Yap, T. Kamimura, M. Yoshimura and T. Sasaki, “Recent Advancement on Improving Crystal Reliability of CLBO and GdYCOB for High-Power UV Generation, ” Abstract Book of The 1st Asian Conference in Crystal Growth and Crystal Technology (2000) 116.
  3. Y. Mori, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura and T. Sasaki, “Progress on fabrication of nonlinear optical borate crystals for UV generation, ” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe 2000, Nice, September 10-15, (IEEE Catalog Number 00TH8505) pg. 258.
  4. Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Improvement of reliability of borate crystals for high-power UV generation, ” in the 12th Chinese Conference on Crystal Growth and the 8th Chinese Conference on Crystal Defects, Shanghai, May 15-20, 2000, J. of Synthetic Crystals (Rengong Jingti Xuebao) Vol. 29 No. 5 (Supplement) (2000) 11.
  5. Y. Mori, Y. Takahashi, T. Iwai, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura and T. Sasaki, “Growth of high quality DAST crystal by using slope nucleation methode,” in the fifth International Conference on Organic Nonlinear Optics (ICONO’5), Davos, March 12-16, 2000, Final program of ICONO’5, paper INV 13 (2000).
  6. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, Y. Wada, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Effect of carbon nitride bonding structure on electron field emission,” Diamond & Related Materials 9 (2000) 1228.
  7. Y. K. Yap, T. Aoyama, Y. Wada, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Growth of adhesive c-BN films on a tensile BN buffer layer,” Diamond & Related Materials. 9 (2000) 592.
  8. M. Yano, M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Growth of nitride crystals, BN, AlN and GaN by using a Na flux,” Diamond & Related Materials. 9 (2000) 512.
  9. Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Influence of disordered covalent bonds in a BN buffer layer on improving adhesion of c-BN films,” New Diamond and Frontier Carbon Tech 10, Invited contribution in the Special Issue on Nitride Films and Related Materials (2000) 201.
  10. T. Sasaki, Y. Mori, M. Yoshimura, Y. K. Yap and T. Kamimura, “Recent development of nonlinear optical borate crystals: key materials for generation of visible and UV light,” Material Science and Engineering R. 30 (2000) 1.
  11. H. Furuya, H. Nakao, Y. F. Ruan, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Alleviation of photo-induced damage in GdYCOB at elevated crystal temperature for noncritically phase-matched 355-nm generation,” Optics Letters. 25 (2000) 1588.
  12. Y. Mori, Y. Takahashi, T. Iwai, M. Yoshimura, Y. K. Yap and T. Sasaki, “Slope nucleation method for the growth of high-quality 4-dimethylamino-methyl-4-stilbazoliumto-sylate (DAST) crystals,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39 (2000) L1006.
  13. M. Okamoto, M. Yamaoka, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Epitaxial aluminium nitide thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition,” Diamond & Related Materials. 9 (2000) 516.
  14. Y. Wada, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Control of B-N and B-C bonds in BCN films synthesized by pulsed laser deposition,” Diamond & Related Materials. 9 (2000) 620.

Reviewed 1999

  1. Y. K. Yap, T. Aoyama, S. Kida, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Synthesis of adhesive c-BN films in pure nitrogen radio-frequency plasma,” Diamond & Related Materials. 8 (1999) 382.
  2. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Binding state transformation in high temperature synthesized CN thin films,” Diamond & Related Materials. 8 (1999) 614.
  3. M. Yano, M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Control of nucleation site and growth orientation of bulk GaN crystals,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 38 (1999) L1121.
  4. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Carbon nitride thin films synthesized at high temperature by using r.f.-plasma PLD,” J. Crystal Growth. 198-199 (1999) 1028.

Reviewed 1998

  1. Y. K. Yap, T. Inoue, H. Sakai, Y. Kagebayashi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Deki and M. Horiguchi, “Long-term operation of CsLiB6O10 at elevated crystal temperature,” Optics Letters. 23 (1998) 34.
  2. Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, N. Kitatochi, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Alleviation of thermally induced phase mismatch in CsLiB6O10,” Optics Letters. 23 (1998) 1016.
  3. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Influence of negative dc bias voltage on structural transformation of carbon nitride at 600 °C,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73 (1998) 915.
  4. Z. Hu, T. Higashiyama, M. Yoshimura, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “A new nonlinear optical borate crystal K2Al2B2O7 (KAB),” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 37 (1998) L1093.
  5. S. Kida, Y. K. Yap, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Deposition of CNx films by pulsed laser deposition technique,” Diamond Films and Technology. 8 (1998) 485.
  6. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “High-temperature synthesis of amorphous carbon nitride thin films with modified microstructure,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. Lett. 37 (1998) L746.
  7. Y. K. Yap, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “CsLiB6O10 crystal for frequency doubling the Nd:YAG laser,” Opt. Commun. 145 (1998) 101.
  8. T. Aoyama, Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Deposition of c-BN films by RF plasma assisted pulsed laser deposition,” Diamond Films and Technology. 8 (1998) 477.

Reviewed before 1998

  1. T. Ogawa, M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, A. Hatta, T. Ito, T. Sasaki and A. Hiraki, “Growth of AlN thin films on (111) silicon by pulsed laser deposition in nitrogen plasma ambient. Diamond & Related Materials. 6 (1997) 1015.
  2. Y. K. Yap, M. Inagaki, S. Nakajima, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “High-power fourth- and fifth-harmonic generation of a CsLiB6O10,” Optics Letters. 21 (1996) 1348.
  3. Y. K. Yap, T. Y. Tou and K. S. Low, “A TE-TE N2 oscillator-amplifier laser with two-stage cascade discharge,” Optics & Laser Technology. 27 (1995) 299.

Presentation, and Other Publications


2019

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Functional Boron Nitride Nanostructures for Advanced Electronics and Biomedicine,” Physics Colloquium, Michigan Technological University, March 7, 2019 at 4:00 pm in Fisher Hall, Room 139.
  2. Pai-Ying Liao, Jingkai Qin, Mengwei Si, Siqi Zhang, Yoke Yap, Peide Peter Ye. “One-Dimensional Atomic Tellurium Chains in Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Synthesis and Devices,” Bulletin of the American Physical Society 2019.

2018

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Recent Advancement in Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Nanosheets,” in Symposium NM01: Carbon Nanotubes, Graphenes and Related Nanostructures, 2018 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Paper *NM01.12.06, Nov. 25-30, 2018, Boston, MA.
  2. Amit Acharya, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Broad Spectra Absorption of Boron Nitride and Molybdenum Disulphide Quantum Dots for Photovoltaic Devices,” in Symposium NM01: Carbon Nanotubes, Graphenes and Related Nanostructures, 2018 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Paper NM01.12.08, Nov. 25-30, 2018, Boston, MA.
  3. Bishnu Tiwari, Nazmiye Yapici, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Precise Quantification of Cut Boron Nitride Nanotubes in Liquids,” 19th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low Dimensional Materials, the Centennial Lecture Hall, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 15-20, 2018.
  4. Yoke Khin Yap, Sawyer Hopkins, Boyi Hao, Anjana Asthana, Dongyan Zhang, “On-Chip Heat Management by Boron Nitride Nanosheets,” in the 9th Graphene and 2D Materials Symposium (GSS18), Room 303 of Natural Science Teaching Building, July 15, 2018. 19th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low Dimensional Materials, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 15-20, 2018.
  5. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in the Department of Chemistry, Beijing Jiaotong University, July 13, 2018. 理学院2017-2018学年夏季第一周学术报告(八). 北京交通大学理学院化学系. 化学系5211会议室. 主办教师:段武彪.
  6. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” Seminar 113, in the Center for Nanochemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China, July 11, 2018. 纳米科技 论坛之113讲. 北京大学化学院A205报告厅. 主请人:张锦教授.
  7. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” Seminar 105, in the State Key Laboratory for Surface Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, July 5, 2018. 表面科学论坛(105), 物理研究所M238会议室. 邀请人:白雪冬研究员.
  8. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in CM-AMO Seminar of the University of Michigan, January 16, 2018.

2017

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Electronics without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in DOE-BES Principal Investigators’ Meeting, Physical Behavior of Materials, pp 370-374, May 2-4, 2017. Gaithersburg, MD.
  2. A. Asthana, Y. K. Yap, R. S. Yassar, “Field Emission from Zinc Oxide Nanobelt,” Volume 23, Issue S1 (Proceedings of Microscopy & Microanalysis 2017), July 2017 , pp. 1446-1447.
  3. Semih Cetindag, Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, Sangil Kim, Jerry W Shan, “Surface Charge Effects on the Electro-Orientation of Insulating Nanotubes in Aqueous Electrolytes,” in APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (Fall) 2017, abstract id.L13.008.

2016

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistor without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in Symposium NM3: Nanotubes and Related Nanostructures, 2016 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Paper *NM3.10.01, Nov. 27-Dec 2, 2016, Boston, MA.
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Structural and Quantum Transport Properties of Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in Symposium G-Multifunctional Inorganic One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Status and Potential, 5th International Conference of Smart and Multifunctional Materials, Structures & Systems (CIMTEC 2016), paper G2:IL11, Perugia, Italy, June 5-9, 2016.

2015

  1. Semih Cetindag, Sangil Kim, Bishnu Tiwari, Shiva Bhandari, Dongyan Zhang, Yoke Khin Yap, Jerry Shan, “Electro-Orientation of Boron-Nitride Nanotubes in Aqueous Solution,” Bulletin of the American Physical Society Vol 60. Abstract: L39.00003 (2015).
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” Symposium H01 Low Dimensional Nanoscale Electronic and Photonic Devices 8 in the 228th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting (October 11-15, 2015) Phoenix, AZ.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in Brewer Science, Inc, Jordan Valley Innovation Center, Springfield, July 27, 2015.
  4. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation Hirose plant, Power Electronics Development Division, Electronics Development Department No. 31, Nagoya, Japan, July 6, 2015.
  5. Yoke Khin Yap, Chee Huei Lee, Boyi Hao, Shenyong Qin, Madhusudan A Savaikar, Douglas Banyai, Anjana Asthana, Paniz Khanmohammadi Hazaveh, Paul L Bergstrom, John A Jaszczak,An-Ping Li, “Transistors without semiconductors by functionalized boron nitride nanotubes,” in the 16th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT15), Paper P15, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan June 29-July 3, 2015.
  6. Yoke Khin Yap, Vyom Parashar, Corentin P Durand, Boyi Hao, Rodrigo G Amorim, Ravindra Pandey, Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang,Yang Liu, An-Ping Li “Effective Switching of Graphene-Boron Nitride Nanotubes Heterojunctions” in the Sixth Graphene and 2D Materials Satellite Symposium (GSS15), the 16th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT15), Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan June 29-July 3, 2015.
  7. Jarvis Loh, Ravindra  Pandey, Yoke Khin  Yap, Shashi  Karna, “MoS2 Quantum Dots: Effects of Passivation, Additional Layer, and h-BN Substrate on the Stability and Electronic Properties” in Symposium O—Emerging Non-Graphene 2D Materials, Paper O3.09, 2015 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, April 6-10, 2015, San Francisco, CA.
  8. Yoke Khin Yap, “Electronics without Semiconductors by Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences (DOE BES), 2015 Physical Behavior of Materials Principal Investigators’ Meeting, Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg, MD, March 30-April 1, 2015.

2014

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Functional Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Boron Nitride Nanosheets,” Plenary Talk in PERFIK 2014, National Physics Conference 2014, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Nov 18-19, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transport Behavior of Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT), Sept. 5, 2014.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, Chee Huei Lee, Dongyan Zhang, Ming Xie, Corentin P. Durand, An-Ping Li, and Katherine L. Jungjohann, “Self-Assembled Graphene on Boron Nitride Nanotubes and their Nonlinear Transport Properties,” in Symp. A: Fundamental of Graphene, other 2D Materials and Related Devices, Grapchina 2014-International Graphene Innovation Conference, Sept 1-3, 2014, Ningbo, China, p54.
  4. Chee Huei  Lee, Shengyong  Qin, Madhusudan  A  Savaikar1, Jiesheng  Wang, Boyi  Hao, Dongyan  Zhang, Douglas  Banyai, John  A  Jaszczak, Kendal  W  Clark, Juan-Carlos  Idrobo, An-Ping  Li, Yoke Khin  Yap, “Transistors without Semiconductors: Tunneling Behavior of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots,” in 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 21-25, 2014, Paper BB 7.02. (also in MRS OnDemand Video)
  5. John A  Jaszczak, Madhusudan  A.  Savaikar, Banyai  R.  Banyai, Boyi  Hao, Zhang  Dongyan, Paul  L.  Bergstrom, An-Ping  Li, Juan-Carlos  Idrobo, Yoke Khin  Yap, “Simulation of Charge Transport in Disordered Assemblies of Metallic Nano-Islands: Application to Boron Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots (QDs-BNNTs)” in 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 21-25, 2014, Paper *MM 3.01.
  6. Boyi  Hao, Chee Huei  Lee, Anjana  Asthana, Yoke Khin  Yap, “Flexible Transistor Channels by Boron Nitride NanoTubes Functionalized with Iron Quantum Dots” in 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 21-25, 2014, Paper MM 5.02.
  7. Bishnu  Tiwari, Dongyan  Zhang, Yoke  Khin  Yap, “Efficient Extraction of Nanomaterials from Water Contaminated with Various Nanotubes, Nanosheets, and Nanoparticles” in 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 21-25, 2014, Paper MM 10.04.
  8. Ajay  Kumar, Pin Ann  Lin, Albert  Xue, Boyi  Hao, Yoke Khin  Yap, R. Mohan  Sankaran, “Formation of Nanodiamonds at Near Ambient Conditions” in 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 21-25, 2014, Paper PP 1.05.
  9. Yoke Khin Yap, “Exploration to Nanotechnology,” in Nanotechnology Workshop to high school underrepresented minorities (URMs) students, April 15, 2014, Student Development Complex (SDC), Michigan Technological University.
  10. Yoke Khin Yap, “Mechanical, Mechano-electronic, and Quantum Electronic Properties of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in the City University of Hong Kong, March 21, 2014.
  11. Yoke Khin Yap, “Mechanical, Mechano-electronic, and Quantum Electronic Properties of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, March 20, 2014.
  12. Yoke Khin Yap, “Mechanical, Mechano-electronic, and Quantum Electronic Properties of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, March 19, 2014.

2013

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Transistors without semiconductors: Tunneling behavior of functional boron nitride nanotubes,” in the Triennial Review of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 24-26, 2013, Oak Ridge TN.
  2. Ajay Kumar, Pin Ann Lin, Albert Xue, Boyi Hao, Yoke Khin Yap, R. Mohan Sankaran, “Nanodiamond Formation at Ambient Conditions via Microplasma-assisted Dissociation of Ethanol Vapor,” in 2013 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 1-5, 2013, Paper UU3.02.

2012

  1. A. Balram, S. Santhanagopalan, B. Hao, Y. K. Yap, and D. D. Meng, “CNT-Metal Nanocomposite by Electrophoretic Deposition (EPD): Controllable Wettability and Stable Superhydrophobicity without Polymer Coating ” 2012 ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov. 14th 2012, CD: IMECE2012-89267.
  2. Jason Moscatello, Abhishek Prasad, Ravi Chintala, Yoke Khin Yap,”A Simple Scheme of Molecular Electronic Devices with Carbon Nanotube Electrodes” Oral talk 220 in the Thirteenth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia, June 24-29, 2012.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, “Functional Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Controlled Growth and applications”, a title changed from “Functionalization, Dispersion, and Cutting of Boron Nitride Nanotubes in Water,” Invited talk in the symposium of Non Carbon Nanotubes & Sheets, in the Thirteenth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia, June 24-29, 2012.
  4. Ludmila Boinovich, Alexandre Emelyanenko, Andrei Pashinin, Chee Huei Lee, Jaroslaw Drelich, Yoke Khin Yap, “The Origins of Thermodynamically Stable Superhydrophobicity of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Coatings,” International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists, Conference, May 13-18, 2012, Sendai, Japan (http://iacis2012.org/ ).
  5. Yoke Khin Yap, “Nano, Molecular, and Quantum Electronics with Nanotubes and Nanowires,” in Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, April 12, 2012.
  6. Yoke Khin Yap, Chee Huei Lee, Dongyan Zhang, “Functionalization, Dispersion, and Cutting of Water Soluble Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” Paper P70 in the Miami 2012 Winter Symposium: Nanotechnology in Biomedicine (a nature conference, www.nature.com/natureconferences), February 26-29, 2012, JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Miami, FL, USA.

2011

  1. A. Prasad, A. Pandey, Y. K. Yap, “Post – Growth Fluorine Annealing of ZnO Nanowires,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper Z5.60.
  2. A. Asthana, K. Momeni, A. Prasad, Y. K. Yap, R. Yassar, “On the Correlation of Crystal Defects and Band Gap Properties of ZnO Nanobelts,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper Z5.76.
  3. H. M. Ghassemi, C. H. Lee, B. Hao, J. Wang, Y. K. Yap, R. Yassar, “Real – Time Detection of Mechanical and Electrical Characterization of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper AA5.88.
  4. B. Hao, C. H. Lee, S. Y. Qin, A. P. Li, J. Idrobo, A. Asthana, J. Wang, Y. K. Yap, “Switching Devices Based on Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes.” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper AA9.4.
  5. A. Pandey, A. Prasad, Y. K. Yap, “PMMA – CNT and PMMA – STO – CNT Matrices for Stable Field Emission Display Devices,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper AA9.5.
  6. C. H. Lee, J. Wang, Y. K. Yap, “Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Patterned Growth, Functionalization, and Device Applications” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper AA*12.1.
  7. L. B. Boinovich, A. M. Emelyanenko, A. S. Pashinin, C. H. Lee, J. Drelich, Y. K. Yap, “Science Behind Superhydrophobicity of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper AA20.47.
  8. A. Asthana, K. Momeni, A. Prasad, Y. K. Yap, R. Yassar, “In Situ Probing of Electromechanical Properties of an Individual ZnO Nanobelt,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper M14.3.
  9. A. Asthana, K. Momeni, A. Prasad, Y. K. Yap, R. Yassar, “Real Time Observation of Mechanically Triggered Piezoelectric Current in Individual ZnO Nanobelts,” in 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec 2, 2011, Paper O8.7.
  10. Jiesheng Wang, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, “Hetero-junctions of Carbon Nanotubes and Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” Paper CT38 in the 12th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Cambridge, UK, July 10-16, 2011.
  11. Hessam M. Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee, Reza S. Yassar, Yoke Khin Yap, “Real Time Manipulation and Characterization of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes by SPM-TEM,” Paper P65 in the 12th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Cambridge, UK, July 10-16, 2011.
  12. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, “Very Stable Electron Emission from Carbon Nanotube Matrices,” Paper P14 in the 12th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Cambridge, UK, July 10-16, 2011.
  13. Yoke Khin Yap, Xiaoliang Zhong, Ravindra Pandey, Shashi P. Karna, “Strain Induced Modulation of Energy Gaps of Bilayers: Graphene/BN and BN/BN,” Paper P37 in the Graphene: The Road to Applications (a nature conference, www.nature.com/natureconferences), May 11-13, 2011, Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  14. Yoke Khin Yap, “Hetero-Junctions of Boron Nitride and Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis and Characterization,” in DOE-BES Contractors Meeting, Physical Behavior of Materials, Airlie Conference Center, Warrenton, VA, March 6-9, 2011.
  15. Yoke Khin Yap, “Recent Advancement in Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Synthesis, Functionalization, and Manipulation,” in the Polymer Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, March 9, 2011.

2010

  1. Thian Kok Yong, Chen Hon Nee, Seong Shan Yap, Wee Ong Siew, György Sáfran, Yoke Khin Yap, Teck Yong Tou, “Pulsed laser deposition of nanostructured indium-tim-oxide films,” in Nanostructured Thin Films III, edited by Raúl J. Martin-Palma, Yi-Jun Jen, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7766, 776615 (2010); doi:10.1117/12.869561
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Earning Recognition by High-Quality Research,” in the NMES Lab Cyberjaya & Melaka campus (via video conferencing), Multimedia University, Malaysia, July 7, 2010.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, “Nano-science and Nano-technology: Promises and Challenges,” in the NMES Lab Cyberjaya & Melaka campus (via video conferencing), Multimedia University, Malaysia, July 8, 2010.
  4. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, and Yoke Khin Yap, “ Very Stable Electron Field Emitters based on Vertically-aligned Carbon Nanotubes Embedded in Poly-methyl Metha Acrylate (PMMA) Matrix,” in 2010 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 15–19, 2010; Portland, Oregon), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 55 (2010) 262, Abstract: J22.00010.
  5. Abhishek Prasad, Archana Pandey and Yoke Khin Yap, “Effects of Annealing on the Electronic Properties of ZnO Nanowires in Field Effect Transistors,” in 2010 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 15–19, 2010; Portland, Oregon), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 55 (2010) 292, Abstract: K1.00157.
  6. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, and Yoke Khin Yap, “ Biosensors and Biofuel Cells based on Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Integrated Energy Sensing, Generation, and Storage (SGS) Systems,” in 2010 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 15–19, 2010; Portland, Oregon), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 55 (2010) 295, Abstract: K1.00206.
  7. A. Prasad, A. Pandey, K. Walczak, C. Friedrich, Y. K. Yap, “(CdSe) ZnS Core Shell Quantum Dots Decorated Zinc Oxide Nanowires for Solar Energy Harvesting Applications” in 2010 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting , Boston, MA, Nov. 29-Dec 3, 2010, Paper W6.50.
  8. A. Pandey, A. Prasad, M. Engelhard, C. Wang and Y. K. Yap, “Enhanced Electron Field Emission from Carbon Nanotube Matrices,” in 2010 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 29-Dec 3, 2010, Paper B 1.9.
  9. Hessam Ghassemi, Chee Hui Lee, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza Shahbazian Yassar, “In-situ Observation of Buckling and Rippling in Multi-wall Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2010 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 29-Dec 3, 2010, Paper P 10.48.
  10. Hessam Ghassemi, Chee Hui Lee, Yoke Khin Yap and Reza Shahbazian Yassar, “In-situ Field Emission Characterization of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2010 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 29-Dec 3, 2010, Paper CC6.8

2009

  1. H. M. Ghassemi, C. H. Lee, Y. K. Yap, and R. S. Yassar, “In-situ nanomechanical testing of one-dimensional materials,” in Nanotechnology 2009: Fabrication, Particles, Characterization, MEMS, Electronics and Photonics – Technical Proceedings of the 2009 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2009, vol. 1, pp. 318–322, 2009.
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon, Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide and Silicon Nanotubes:Growth, Properties and potential Applications,” in the Third International Meeting on Frontiers of Physics (IMFP2009), 12 – 16 January 2009, Awana Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort, Malaysia.
  3. Reza Shahbazian Yassar, Chee Lee, Jiesheng Wang, Yoke Yap, “In-Situ Nanomechanical-Electrical Testing of One-Dimensional Materials,” in The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 2009 annual meeting, February 15-19, 2009, Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, California.
  4. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon and Non-Carbon Nanotubes: Controlled Growth, Properties and Applications,” in the Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 20, 2009.
  5. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon, Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide, and Silicon Nanotubes,” in the Third International Joint Conference on Advanced Materials and Design, Integrated Systems Design and Technology (ISDT 2009, http://www.isdt.uni-siegen.de/index.xml?lang=de ), May 11-14, 2009, Anchorage, Alaska, United States.
  6. Chee Huei Lee, Ming Xie, Derek Meyers, Jiesheng Wang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Effective Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes by Thermal-CVD,” in 2009 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 16–20, 2009; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 54 (2009) 80, Abstract: A24.00003.
  7. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason Moscatello, Yoke Khin Yap, “Stable Electron Field Emission from Opened-Tip Carbon Nanotube Bundles,” in 2009 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 16–20, 2009; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 54 (2009) 130, Abstract: B36.00003.
  8. Jason Moscatello, Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, “Development of Glucose Sensors by Modified Carbon Nanotube Arrays,” in 2009 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 16–20, 2009; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 54 (2009) 145, Abstract: C1.00158.
  9. Abhishek Prasad, Archana Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap, “Controlled Growth of Zinc Oxide Nanostructures for Applications,” in 2009 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 16–20, 2009; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 54 (2009) 542, Abstract: X26.00012.
  10. Yoke Khin Yap, “Introduction to Nanotechnology: Promises and Challenges,” in the Proceed. 2009 Physics Research Colloquium, 13th-14th, April 2009, Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, page 2 (2009).
  11. Yoke Khin Yap, “Electron Field Emission: Is this a Pure Quantum Tunneling Process?” in the Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 17, 2009.
  12. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon versus Non-Carbon Nanotubes: Controlled Growth and Applications,” in the NMES Lab Cyberjaya & Melaka, Multimedia University, Malaysia, April 22, 2009.
  13. Yoke Khin Yap, “Nanotechnology: Promises and Challenges,” in the NMES Lab Cyberjaya & Melaka, Multimedia University, Malaysia, April 22, 2009.
  14. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon and Non-Carbon Nanotubes: Controlled Growth and Applications,” in the Surface Physics Lecture Series, State Key Laboratory for Surface Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, May 27, 2009. http://surface.iphy.ac.cn/schinese/reports/SPS-report/sps.htm
  15. Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason Moscatello, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Enhanced Field Emission Stability and Density by Conical Bundles of Carbon Nanotubes,” in the Tenth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Beijing, China, June 21-26, 2009.
  16. Chee Huei Lee, Jaroslaw Drelich, and Yoke Khin Yap, “Boron Nitride Nanotubes for Self-Cleaning Anticorrosive Coatings,” in the Tenth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Beijing, China, June 21-26, 2009.
  17. R. S. Yassar, A.Ashtana, H.Ghasemi, A.Pakzad, K.Momeni, and Y. K.Yap, “In-Situ TEM Studies of Nanomechanics in One – Dimensional Materials,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper FF3.3.
  18. C. H. Lee, M. Xie, V. K. Kayastha, J. Wang, R. E. Cook, and Y. K. Yap, “Patterned Growth of Long and Clean Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Substrates,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper K8.3.
  19. A. Asthana, K. Momeni, R. S. Yassar, and Y. K. Yap, “An Investigations on the Structural, Electrical and Mechanical Properties of ZnO Nanowire/nanobelts,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper H5.7.
  20. A. Prasad, A. Pandey, V. K. Kunapuli, P. Bergstrom, and Y. K. Yap, “Effects of Annealing on Optical and Electrical Properties of ZnO Nanowires,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper H7.1.
  21. A. Pandey, J. Moscatello, A. Prasad, Y. K. Yap, “Durable Glucose Biosensors Based on Vertically-Aligned Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper K13.5.
  22. C. H. Lee, J. Drelich, and Y. K. Yap, ” Superhydrophobicity of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper K17.2.
  23. H. Ghassemi, R. S. Yassar, Y. K. Yap and C. H. Lee, “On the Relation of Mechanical Deformation and Electrical Properties of BN Nanotubes,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper K17.3.
  24. J. Wang, C. H. Lee, V. K. Kayastha, and Y. K. Yap, “First Success in the Synthesis of Boron Nitride Nanoribbons and Hetero – junctions of Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Carbon Nanotubes,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper K17.6.
  25. A. Pandey, A. Prasad, J. Moscatello, and Y. K. Yap, “Comparing Field Emission Stability of Lithography-free, Modified Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes,” in 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 30-Dec 4, 2009, Paper K18.22.

2008

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon, Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide and Silicon Nanotubes: Growth, Characterization and Potential Applications,” in BERKELEY SENSOR & ACTUATOR CENTER (BSAC), University of California, Berkeley, December 9, 2008. (http://www-bsac.eecs.berkeley.edu/calendar/lunch.php?mode=1)
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon, BN, ZnO, and Si Nanotubes: Growth, Properties, and Potential Applications,” in the Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNE) Nano-Bio Seminar Series, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS), Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Dec 4, 2008. (http://mips.stanford.edu/public/nanobiotech_seminar.adp#081204)
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon and Non-Carbon Nanotubes: Growth, Properties, and Potential Applications,” The Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern California, November 10, 2008. (http://physics.usc.edu/Colloquia/ViewTalk.php?t=2339
    http://physusc.wordpress.com/)
  4. Yoke Khin Yap, “Carbon and Non-Carbon Nanotubes: Controlled Growth and Characterization,” in Laboratoire d’Etude des Microstructures (LEM), ONERA-CNRS, July 7, 2008.
  5. Y. K. Yap, C. H. Lee, J. Wang, V. Kayastha, “Amended Properties of Pure and Doped Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in Ninth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Le Corum, Montpellier, France, June 29-July 4, 2008.
  6. Y. K. Yap, A. Pandey, A. Prasad, V. K. Kunapuli and J. Moscatello, “Are Carbon Nanotubes the Best Electron Field Emitters,” in Ninth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, Le Corum, Montpellier, France, June 29-July 4, 2008.
  7. Yoke Khin Yap, “Hetero-Junctions of Boron Nitride and Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis and Characterization,” in DOE-BES Contractors Meeting, Physical Behavior of Materials, Airlie Conference Center, Warrenton, VA, March 16-19, 2008.
  8. C. H. Lee, M. Xie, J. Wang, Y. K. Yap, “Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2008 American Physical Society March Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Volume 53, Number 2, (2008), Abstract R1.00307.

2007

  1. Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang, Yoke Khin Yap, “Self-assembled Silicon Nanotubes: New 1D Semiconductors,” in 2007 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 5-9, 2007, Denver, Colorado), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 52 (2007) 991, Abstract: X31.00005.
  2. Jiesheng Wang, Ming Xie, Yoke Khin Yap, “Optimum Growth of Vertically-aligned Boron Nitride Nanotubes at Low Temperatures,” in 2007 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 5-9, 2007, Denver, Colorado), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 52 (2007) 992, Abstract: X31.00008.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, “Nanomaterials and Nanocomputers: Promises and Challenges,” in the Indo-US Shared Vision Workshop on Soft, Quantum & Nano Computing (SQUAN-2007) in Agra, India, Feb 22-25, 2007.
  4. Yoke Khin Yap, “Prospective Nanomaterials for Biological and Chemical Sensing,” in the Center for Fire, Explosives & Environment Safety, Defense Research & Development Organization, New Delhi, India on Feb. 26, 2007.
  5. Yoke Khin Yap, “Controlled Growth of Carbon, Boron Nitride, and ZnO Nanotubes,” in Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense & Security Conference, Arlington, Virginia, June 18-21, 2007.
  6. Yoke Khin Yap, “Controlled Growth of Carbon, Boron Nitride, and ZnO Nanotubes,” in University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 29, 2007.
  7. Yoke Khin Yap, “Phase Control of Thin Films and Nanostructures by Reactive Pulsed Laser Deposition,” in the 3rd Asian Symposium on Intense laser Science (ASILS3), Kuala Lumpur & Cameron Highlands, July 2-6, 2007.
  8. Yoke Khin Yap, John Jaszczak, Ravi Pandey, “Integrated nanotechnology Research and Educational Program at Michigan Tech,” in International Symposium on Educational Excellence 2007, October 15-16, 2007, Seoul, Korea.
  9. V. K. Kayastha, S. Wu, J. Moscatello, Y. K. Yap, “Controlled Growth of Vertically Aligned Single- and Double- Walled Carbon Nanotubes without Etching Agents,” in 2007 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Paper II1.3.
  10. J. Wang, M. Xie, Y. K. Yap, “Effective Catalysts for Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in 2007 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Paper II8.2.
  11. A. Prasad, S. Mensah, J. Wang, V. K. Kayastha, A. Pandey, Y. K. Yap, “Growth of Single Crystalline ZnO Nanotubes and Nanosquids,” in 2007 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Paper II13.2.
  12. M. Xie, J. Wang, Y. K. Yap, “Self-assembly of Silicon Nanotubes,” in 2007 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Paper II13.3.
  13. J. Moscatello, V. K. Kayastha, B. Ulmen, A. Pandey, Y. K. Yap, “Dielectrophoresis Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes with Controllable Density and Alignment,” in 2007 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Paper II15.7.

2006

  1. Yoke Khin Yap, “Controlled Growth of Carbon, Boron Nitride, and ZnO Nanotubes,” in the DOE Basic Energy Science Peer Review of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dec 4, 2006.
  2. Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of Carbon, Boron, Nitride and ZnO Nanotubes for Biological Applications,” in Symposium E6 – Bioelectronics, Biointerfaces, and Biomedical Applications 2, Electrochemical Society 2006 Joint International Meeting in Cancun, Mexico (Oct. 29 to Nov. 3, 2006) Abstract 1168.
  3. Yoke Khin Yap, “Physics and Chemistry of Growing Carbon, Boron Nitride and ZnO Nanotubes,” Seminar in the Department of Physics, Osaka University, Japan, July 4, 2006.
  4. Yoke Khin Yap, “Thin Films, Nanotubes, and Nanowires Research at Michigan Tech,” Seminar in Toyota Motor Company, Hirose Plant, Toyota City, Aichi, Japan, June 29, 2006.
  5. Yoke Khin Yap, “Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” Seminar at the Research Center for Advanced Carbon Materials, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, June 27, 2006.
  6. Yoke Khin Yap, Jiesheng Wang, Ming Xie, “Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” in the 7th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT’06), (June 18-23, 2006, Nagano, Japan), paper D.040, p. 247.
  7. Yoke Khin Yap, Samuel Mensah, Vijaya Kayastha, “Direct Growth of Vertical ZnO Nanotubes without Catalyst and Templates,” in the 7th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT’06), (June 18-23, 2006, Nagano, Japan), paper D.041, p. 248.
  8. Yoke Khin Yap, Vijaya Kayastha, Benjamin Ulmen, “Effect of Graphitic Order on the Electron Field Emission Stability of Carbon Nanotubes,” in the 7th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT’06), (June 18-23, 2006, Nagano, Japan), paper F.032, p. 375.
  9. Yoke Khin Yap, “Selective Growth of Pure boron Nitride Nanotubes at Low Temperatures” in the 2006 User Meeting of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pollard Tech. Conf. Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, June 14-16, 2006.
  10. Samuel Mensah, Vijaya Kaystha, Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of ZnO Nanotubes without Catalysts and Templates”, in 2006 MRS Spring Meetings, San Francisco, CA, April 17-21, 2006, paper P10.2.
  11. Samuel Mensah, Vijaya Kayastha and Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth of Pure ZnO Nanowires without the Mixture of Nanobels and Nanocombs”, in 2006 MRS Spring Meetings, San Francisco, CA, April 17-21, 2006, paper P13.24.
  12. Vijaya Kayastha, Benjamin Ulmen and Yoke Khin Yap, “Stability of Electron Field Emission from Various Types of Carbon Nanotubes Films”, in 2006 MRS Spring Meetings, San Francisco, CA, April 17-21, 2006, paper U7.53.
  13. Jiesheng Wang, Ming Xie, Vijaya Kayastha, Yoke Khin Yap, Zhiyong Fan, Zhengwei Pan, David Geohegan, “Growth of Vertically Aligned Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Substrates”, in 2006 MRS Spring Meetings, San Francisco, CA, April 17-21, 2006, paper session U1.9.
  14. Yoke Khin Yap, “Low Temperature Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Vision and Potential Impact,” in the U.S. Army Materials Summit, Disruptive Materials Session, March 13-16, 2006, Gettysburg, PA.
  15. Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth and Characterization of Carbon, Boron Nitride, and ZnO Nanotubes,” in the US-China Nanotechnology Workshop, March 22-24, 2006, at the NSF Headquarters, room 1235, Arlington, Washington D.C.
  16. Jiesheng Wang, Ming Xie, Yoke Khin Yap “The Mechanism for Low Temperature Growth of Vertically Aligned Boron Nitride Nanotubes”, in 2006 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 13-17, 2006, Baltimore, MD), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 51 (2006) 82.
  17. Benjamin Ulmen, Vijaya Kaystha, Yoke Khin Yap, “Effect of Graphitic Order on the Electron Field Emission of Carbon Nanotube Films”, in 2006 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 13-17, 2006, Baltimore, MD), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 51 (2006) 83.
  18. Yoke Khin Yap, Samuel Mensah, Vijaya Kaystha, “Growth of ZnO Nanotube without Catalyst and Templates”, in 2006 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 13-17, 2006, Baltimore, MD), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 51 (2006) 555.
  19. Samuel Mensah, Vijaya Kaystha, Yoke Khin Yap “Growth of ZnO Nanowires without the Mixture of Other ZnO Nanostructures”, in 2006 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 13-17, 2006, Baltimore, MD), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 51 (2006) 555.
  20. Vijaya Kaystha, Yoke Khin Yap, “Growth transition from single wall- to double walled- carbon nanotubes by using acetylene gas”, in 2006 Am. Phys. Soc. March Meeting (March 13-17, 2006, Baltimore, MD), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 51 (2006) 1561.

2005

  1. J. Wang, V. Kayastha, and Y. K. Yap, “Direct Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Substrates,” in the 6th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT’05), (June 26-July 1, 2005, Gothenburg, Sweden), Poster VIII 12, p. 231.
  2. C. Wang, R. Zaouk, L. Taherabadi, M. Madou, V. Kayastha and Y. K. Yap, “Integration of Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers to C-MEMS,” in 2005 NSTI Nanotech 2005 Conference (May 8-12, 2005, Anaheim, CA), paper TH52.01.
  3. B. Ulmen, A. DeConinck, V. K. Kayastha, J. Wang, and Y. K. Yap, “Stability of Field Emission Current from Various Carbon Nanotubes Films, in Session 6 of the 8th Applied Diamond Conference / NanoCarbon 2005 Joint Conference (May 15-19, 2005, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL).
  4. V. K. Kayastha, Y. K. Yap, C. Wang, R. Zaouk, L.Taherabadi, and M. Madou, “Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes for 3-D Lithium-Ion Microbatteries,” in Session 11 of the 8th Applied Diamond Conference / NanoCarbon 2005 Joint Conference (May 15-19, 2005, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL).
  5. Y. K. Yap, J. Wang, and V. Kayastha, “Direct Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Substrates,” in the 8th Applied Diamond Conference / NanoCarbon 2005 Joint Conference (May 15-19, 2005, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL), paper 9-25.
  6. J. Wang and Y. K. Yap, “Growth of Adhesive Cubic-Phase Boron Nitride Films without Argon Ion Bombardment,” in the 8th Applied Diamond Conference / NanoCarbon 2005 Joint Conference (May 15-19, 2005, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL), paper 9-26.
  7. Y. K. Yap, J. Menda, V. Kayastha, L. K. Vanga, J. Wang, A. Kieckhafer, D. Massey, L. B. King, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Carbon Nanotubes as the Protective Coating in Space Propulsion Systems,” in 2005 Am. Phys. Soc. March meeting (March 21-25, 2005, Los Angeles, CA), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 50 (2005) 634.
  8. Y. K. Yap, J. Wang, and V. Kayastha, “First Success on Growing Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Substrates,” in 2005 Am. Phys. Soc. March meeting (March 21-25, 2005, Los Angeles, CA), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 50 (2005) 1346.
  9. J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, B. Ulmen, Y. K. Yap, Z. Pan, I. Ivanov, A. Puretzky, and D. Geohegan, “Structural Control of VA-MWNTs by Dual-RF-Plasma CVD,” in 2005 Am. Phys. Soc. March meeting (March 21-25, 2005, Los Angeles, CA), Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 50 (2005) 1352.

2004

  1. C. Wang, R. Zaouk, L. Taherabadi, M. Madou, V. Kayastha, and Y. K. Yap, “3D Microbatteries with C-MEMS/CNFs and C-MEMS/CNTs Electrode Arrays,” in 2004 MRS Fall Meetings, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2004, Paper #: K9.4
  2. V. Kayastha and Y. K. Yap, “Effective Growth of Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” in 2004 MRS Fall Meetings, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2004, Paper #: HH3.10.
  3. Y. K. Yap, V. Kayastha, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, J. Wang, A. Kieckhafer, D. Massey, and L. B. King, “Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes as the Sputter Resist in Space Propulsive Systems,” in 2004 MRS Fall Meetings, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2004, Paper #: NN2.2.
  4. J. Menda, K. L. Vanga, B. Ulmen, Y. K. Yap, Z. Pan, I. N. Ivanov, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, “A Dual-RF-Plasma Approach for Controlling the Graphitic Order and Diameters of Vertically-Aligned Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes,” in 2004 MRS Fall Meetings, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2004, Paper #: HH3.11
  5. C. Wang, R. Zaouk, L. Taherabadi, M. Madou, V. Kayastha, and Y. K. Yap, “C-MEMS/CNTs Electrode Arrays for 3D Microbatteries,” in 206th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (2004 Joint International Meeting), October 3-8, Honolulu, Hawaii (2004), Symposium Q1, abstract 1492.
  6. Y. K. Yap, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, V. Kayastha, J. Wang, L. B. King, S. Demovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Preliminary Sputter-erosion Characterization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes,” Paper No. AIAA-2004-3446, Proc. Of 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 11-14, 2004, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
  7. Y. K. Yap, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, V. Kayastha, J. Wang, L. B. King, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Testing Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes on Ion Erosion for Advanced Space Propulsion,” in 2004 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 12-16, 2004, paper P.3.7.
  8. Y. K.Yap, V. Kayastha, S. Hackney, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, “Effect of Carrier Gas on the Growth Rate, Growth Density, and Structure of Carbon Nanotubes,” in 2004 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 12-16, 2004, paper M.11.31.

2002

  1. Y. K. Yap, “Novel boron-carbon nitride fibrous nanostructures on Ni substrates,” Abstracts book of the 8th IUMRS international conference on electronic materials, Xi’an China, June 10-14, 2002, page 35.
  2. Y. K. Yap, “What I See After Getting a Faculty Position in America from Japan,” Seisan & Gijutsu Vol. 54 (No.3), pp.20-23 (2002): Japanese Magazine ISSN 0387-2211 (http://www6.ocn.ne.jp/~seisan/54-3.html).

2001

  1. Y. K. Yap, M. Yamaoka, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, T. Hanada, H. Furuta, T. Hirao, S. Honda and K. Oura, “Growth of aligned carbon nanotubes on silicon by RF-plasma-assisted pulsed-laser deposition,” Proceed. 6th Appl. Diamond Conf. / 2nd Frontier Carbon Techn. Joint Conf. (ADC/FCT 2001), eds. Y. Zheng et al., (NASA, Alabama), (2001) pp. 823-827.
  2. Y. K. Yap, M. Yamaoka, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, “A florid carbon structure,” Proceed. 6th Appl. Diamond Conf. / 2nd Frontier Carbon Techn. Joint Conf. (ADC/FCT 2001), eds. Y. Zheng et al., (NASA, Alabama), (2001) pp. 533-537.
  3. Z. Hu, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “nonlinear Optical Properties of K2Al2B2O7 (KAB), ” 2001 Inter. Laser, Lightwave & Microwave Conf. (ILLMC 2001), Nov. 6-9, 2001, Shanghai (2001) pp.177-179.
  4. N. Ushiyama, M. Yoshimura, R. Ono, T. Kamimura, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Growth and Characteristics of CsB3O5 Crystal for Solid-State Deep-Ultraviolet Laser, ”OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 50, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Christopher Marshal, (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 2001) pp. 622-624.
  5. R. Ono, T. Kamimura, S. Fukumoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “High-quality CLBO crystal with enhanced bulk laser damage threshold and suppressed UV absorption, ”OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 50, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Christopher Marshal, (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 2001) pp. 499-503.
  6. K. Kawamura, H. Nakao, H. Furuya, S. Yasuda, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Dependence of photi-induced damage threshold on the growth atmosphere in GdYCOB, ”OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 50, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Christopher Marshal, (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 2001) pp. 80-84.
  7. H. Furuya, H. Nakao, K. Kawamura, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Dependence of photo-induced damages threshold on the growth atmosphere in GdYCOB,” Technical Summary Digest of Conf. 4268B Crystal Growth of Lasers and Nonlinear Materials, in SPIE’s LASE 2001: High Power Lasers and Appls, 20-26 Jan 2001, San Jose (2001) 17-18.
  8. T. Kamimura, R. Ono, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, T. Tsuru, T. Ogawa, K. Yoshida, “ Investigation of laser damage in borate crystals,” Technical Summary Digest of Conf. 4268B Crystal Growth of Lasers and Nonlinear Materials, in SPIE’s LASE 2001: High Power Lasers and Appls, 20-26 Jan 2001, San Jose. (2001) 17.
  9. M. Yoshimura, T. Kamimura, R. Ono, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, M. Tanaka and Y. Okada, “Influence of crystallinity on bulk laser damage threshold of CsLiB6O10 crystals, ” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2001, Baltimore, May 6-11, 2001, CLEO 2001 Technical Digest, paper CTUZ1 (2001) 254-255.
  10. Y. Sato, I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, T. Taira, H. Furuya, H. Nakao, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Spectroscopic Properties of GdYCOB single crystals doped with rare-earth trivalent, ” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2001, Baltimore, May 6-11, 2001, CLEO 2001 Technical Digest, paper CWA24 (2001) 284-285.

2000

  1. H. Furuya, H. Nakao, K. Kawamura, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Alleviation of Photo-induced Damages in GdYCOB by Improvement of Crystalinity, ” Abstract Book of The 1st Asian Conference in Crystal Growth and Crystal Technology (2000) pp.212-212.
  2. M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “ Fabrication of conductive AlN films by pulsed laser deposition, ”Proc. Int. Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors, IPAP Conf. Series 1 (2000) 198-201.
  3. M. Yoshimura, T. Kamimura, K. Murase, K. Nakai, T. Matsuda, R. Ono, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “High-repetition-rate UV laser with CLBO and its reliability for long-term operation,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2000, San Francisco, May 7-12, 2000, CLEO 2000 Technical Digest, paper CThM1 (2000) pg. 451.
  4. H. Nakao, H. Furuya, I. Yamada, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki and Y. F. Ruan, “Improvement of THG performance by suppression of photo-induced damages in GdYCOB, ” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2000, San Francisco, May 7-12, CLEO 2000, Technical Digest, paper CTnH7 (2000) 428-429.
  5. H. Furuya, H. Nakao, Y. F. Ruan, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Photo-induced damage in GdYCOB and its circumvention, ” in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 34, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Hagop Injeyan, Ursula Keller and Christopher Marshall, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1999) (2000) 404.

1999

  1. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “The control of CN binding state for electron field emission, ” in Proc. Applied Diamond Conference / Frontier Carbon Technology Joint Conference 1999, eds. S. Fujiwara et al.,1999 (Tsukuba) p. 708.
  2. Y. Wada. Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Bond transformation of BCN films prepared by pulsed laser deposition, ” in Proc. Applied Diamond Conference / Frontier Carbon Technology Joint Conference 1999, eds. S. Fujiwara et al.,1999 (Tsukuba) p. 679.
  3. Y. K. Yap, T. Aoyama, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, “Enhamcement of c-BN film adhesion by means of a tensile BN buffer layer, ” in Proc. Applied Diamond Conference / Frontier Carbon Technology Joint Conference 1999, eds. S. Fujiwara et al.,1999 (Tsukuba) p. 659.
  4. M. Yano, M. Okamoto, Y. K. Yap, M. Yoshimura, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Fabrication of h-BN, AlN and GaN by using a Na flux,” in Proc. Applied Diamond Conference / Frontier Carbon Technology Joint Conference 1999, eds. S. Fujiwara et al.,1999 (Tsukuba) p. 328.
  5. H. Furuya, I. Yamada, H. Nakao, M. Yoshimura, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Improvement of optical damage and UV generation in GdYCOB crystal, ” Technical Report of IEICE (the Institute of Electronics, information and Communication Engineering) LQE 99-64 (1999-10), pp. 7-11, (in Japanese) 1999.
  6. M. Yoshimura, K. Murase, T. Kamimura, K. Nakai, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, Y. Matsumoto and Y. Okada, “All-solid-state ultraviolet laser and its application for material processing, ” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 26, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Martin M. Fejer, Hagop Injeyan, and Ursula Keller, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1999), p.112.
  7. Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Design on a new technique for alleviating thermal dephasing of nonlinear optical crystal ”, in 3rd. Annual International Conference on Solid-state Lasers for Application to Inertial Confinement Fusion, Monterey, CA, Proceeding to SPIE Vol. 3492 (1999) p.821.

1998

  1. Z. Hu, Y. Mori, T. Higashiyama, M. Yoshimura, Y. K. Yap, Y. Kagebayashi and T. Sasaki, “K2Al2B2O7 – A new nonlinear optical crystal,” Electro-optic and second harmonic generation materials, devices, and application II, Proceeding of SPIE, Vol. 3556 (1998) p156-161.
  2. N. Umemura, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K.Yoshida and K. Kato, “Vacum-ultraviolet generation in CsLiB6O10 ”, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1998) p. 283.
  3. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Pulsed laser deposition of carbon nitride thin films by all-solid-state UV laser ”, Proc. Symp. I, IUMRS-ICA-97, “Super Carbon”, eds. S. Fujiwara et.al., (MYU, Tokyo, 1998) p.101.
  4. Y. K. Yap, S. Kida, T. Aoyama, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “High-power solid-state UV laser by means of CsLiB6O10 crystal and its application for pulsed laser deposition”, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1998), p. 147.
  5. Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “A new technique to alleviate thermal dephasing of CsLiB6O10 crystal for improving conversion efficiency of a high-power solid-state UV laser”, OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 19, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Walter R. Bosenberg and Martin M. Fejer, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1998) p. 380.
  6. K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, N. Kitatochi, Y. Ohsako, M. Horiguchi, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki and K. Yoshida, “Long-term operation of CsLiB6O10 crystal in fourth-harmonic generation of Nd:YAG laser, ” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1998), p. 521.

Before 1998

  1. T. Inoue, Y. K. Yap, T. Kamimura, Y. Kagebayashi, H. Sakai, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “The influences of surface hydration on CLBO crystal and the effect of thermal annealing, ” Proc. of the Inter. Symp. on Laser and Nonlinear Optical Materials, Singapore, Nov. 3-5, 1997, ed. T. Sasaki, (Oxford Grap. Print. 1997, Singapore) p. 314.
  2. Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, K. Nishijima, T. Inoue, A. Miyamoto, H. Sakai, Y. Kagebayashi and T. Sasaki, “Stable operation of CLBO crystal for laser frequency conversion at elevated temperature,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 11 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1997) p.512.
  3. S. Wada, H. Tashiro, Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori and T. Sasaki, “Generation of anti-Stokes VUV Raman pulses pumped with 5th harmonics of the Nd:YAG laser, ” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 11 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1997) p357.
  4. A Taguchi, A. Miyamoto, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, T. Inoue, K. Nishijima, Y. Kagebayashi, H. Sakai, Y. K. Yap and T. Sasaki, “Effect of the moisture on CLBO,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 10, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Clifford R. Pollock and Walter R.Bosenberg, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1997), p.19.
  5. Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S.Haramura, A.Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako and M. Horiguchi, “High power all-solid-state ultraviolet laser by CLBO crystal, ” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 10, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Clifford R. Pollock and Walter R. Bosenberg, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1997), p. 10.
  6. Y. Mori, Y. K. Yap, M. Inagaki, S. Nakajima, A. Taguchi, W. L. Zhou and T. Sasaki, “High efficiency UV light generation by CLBO,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Vol. 1, Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Stephen A. Payne and Clifford R. Pollock, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1996), p. 341.