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Present Position: Professor of Physics


Professional Activities



  • Recent Publications (Click here for full publication list)

    1. "Berezinski-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition in an Al Superconducting nanofilm grown on GaAs by MBE" G.M. Su, B.Y. Wu, Y.T. Fan, A. Kumar, C.S. Chang, C.C. Yeh, D.K. Patel, S.D. Lin, L. Chow, and C.T. Liang. Nanotechnology,31 205002 (2020).
    2. "Raman Spectroscopy Analysis of Optical Diagnosis of Oral Cancer Detection", M.J. Jeng, M. Sharma, L. Sharma, T.Y. Chao, S.F. Huang, L.B. Chang, S.L. Wu, and L. Chow. J. of Clinical Medicine, 8, 1313 (2019).
    3. "Topological Transition in a 3nm thick Al film Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy", A.Kumar, G-M.Su, C-S Chang, C. C. Yeh, et al. J. of Nanomaterials, Vol.2019 #6376529, (2019)
    4. "Deep Etched Gallium Nitride Waveguide for Raman Spectroscopic Applications", Yu-Li Hsieh, Wen-Shao Chen, Liann-Be Chang, Lee Chow, Samuel Borges, Jr., Alfons Schulte, Shiang-Fu Huang, Ming-Jer Jeng, and Chih-Jen Yu. Crystals, 9, 176 (2019).
    5. "Coupling secondary ion mass spectrometry and atom proble tomography for atomic diffusion and seggregation measurements", Alain Portavoce, Khalid Hoummada, and Lee Chow. Microscopy and Microanalysis Vol.25 517-523 (2019).
    6. "PdGe contact fabrication on Ga-doped Ge: Influence of implantation mediated defects", T. Luo, J. Perrin Toinin, M. Descoins, K. Hoummada, M. Bertoglio, L. Chow, D. Narducci, and A. Portavoce. Scripta Materialia, 150, 66-69 (2018).
    7. "Al-doped ZnO Nanowires by Electrochemical Deposition for Selective VOC Nanosensor and Nanophotodetector" , Th. Pauporte, O. Lupan, V. Postica, M. Hoppe, L. Chow, and R. Adelung. Phys. Status Solidi A, 1700824 (2018).
    8. "Detectors Based on Pd-doped & PdO-functionalized ZnO Nanostructures",V. Postica, O. Lupan, N. Ababii, M. Hoppe, R. Adelung, L. Chow, V. Sontea, P. Aschehoug, B. Viana, & Th. Pauporte. Proc. of SPIE, Vol.10533, 105332T (2018).
    9. "RGB-stack LED modules with transparent glass circuit board & oil encapsulation", Y.C. Li, Y.H. Chang, P. Singh, L.B. Chang, D.H. Yeh, T.Y. Chao, S.Y. Jian, C.M. Tan, C.S. Lai, L. Chow, and S. P. Ying. Materials 11, 65 (2018). doi:10.3390/ma11030365.
    10. "Functionalized Pd/ZnO Nanowires for Nanosensors", O. Lupan, V. Postica, R. Adelung, F. Labat, I. Ciofini, U. Schumann, L. Kienle, L. Chow, B. Viana, and Th. Pauporte. Physica Status Solidi rrl 12,1700321 (2018).
    11. "PdGe contact fabrication on Se-doped Ge",M. Descoins a, J. Perrin Toinin a, S. Zhioua, K. Hoummada a, M. Bertoglio a, R.Ma b, L. Chowb, D. Narducci c, A. Portavoce. Scripta Materialia,139,104-107 (2017).
    12. "Transition voltage of AlGaN/GaN heterostructure MSM varactor with two-dimensional electron gas", J. Osvald, G. Vanko a, L. Chowb, N.C. Chenc, L.B. Chang. Microelectronics Reliability,78, 243-248 (2017).
    13. "Phosphor-free InGaN White LED Using Flip-Chip Technology", Y.C. Li, L.B. Chang, H.J. Chen, C.Y. Yen, K.W. Pan, B.R. Huang, W.Y. Kuo, L. Chow, D. Zhou, and E. Popko. Materials, 10, 432 (2017).
    14. "UV Radiation and CH4 Gas Detection with a Single ZnO-Pd Nanowire", O. Lupan, R. Adelung, V. Postica, N. Ababii, L. Chow, B. Viana, and T. Pauporte. Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 10105 1Y1 (2017).
    15. "Synthesis, Characterization, and DFT Studies of Zn-doped CuO Nanocrystals for Gas Sensing Applications", V. Cretu, V. Postica, A. K. Mishra, M. Hoppe, I. Tiginyanu, Y. K. Mishra, L. Chow, Nora H. de Leeuw, R. Adelung, and O. Lupan. J. Mater. Chem. A, 4 6527-6539 (2016).
    16. "Atomic Transport in Nano-Crystalline Thin Films", A. POrtavoce, K. Hoummada, and L. Chow. Defect and Deffusion Forum, 367 140-148 (2016).
    17. "Te Implantation in Ge(100) for n-type doping application", J. Perrin Toinin, A. Portavoce, K. Hoummada, M. Texier, M. Bertoglio, S. Bernardini, and L. Chow. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 42, 215-218 (2016).
    18. "Silver doped Zinc Oxide Single Nanowires Multifunction Nanosensor with a significant ehhancement in Response", O. Lupan, V. Cretu, V. Postica, M. Ahmali, B. Roldan Cuenya, L. Chow, I. Tiginyanu, B. Viana, T. Pauporte, and R. Adelung. Sensors and Actuators B, 223, 893-903 (2016).
    19. "Improving Efficiency of Multicrystalline Silicon and CIGS Solar Cells by Incorporating Metal Nanoparticles" , M. J. Jeng, Z.Y. Chen, Y.L. Xiao, Liann-Be Chang, J. Ao, Y. Sun, E. Popko, and L. Chow. Materials, 8, 6761-6771 (2015).
    20. "Formation of Germanium Oxide microcrystals on the surface of Te-implanted Ge", J. Perrin Toinin, Y. Rudzevich, K. Hoummada, M. Texier, S. Bernardini, A. Portavoce, and L. Chow. Nuclear Instrumentation & Method B, 365 , 252-255 (2015).
    21. "Integration of individual TiO2 nanotude on the cip: Nanodevice for hydrogen sensing", M. Enchi, O. Lupan, T. Braniste, A. Sarua, L. Chow, Y. K. Mishra, D. Gedamu, R. Adelung. Phys. Stat, Soli RRL 9, 171-174 (2015).
    22. "Mn Diffusion and Reactive Diffusion in Ge: Spintronics Applications", A. Portavoce, O. Abbes, S. Bertaina, Y. Rudzevich, L. Chow, V. Le Thanh, C. Girardeaux, and L. Michz, Defects and Diffusion Forum, 363 56-61 (2015).
    23. "Nanoporous Ge Thin Film production combining Ge sputtering and dopant implantation", J. Perrin Toinin, A. Portavoce, K. Hoummada, M. Texier, M. Bertoglio, S. Bernardini, M. Abbarchi, and L. Chow. Beilstein J. of Nanotechnology, 6 336-342 (2015).

  • Patents

    1. "Method for Growing a Diamond Thin Film on a substrate" US patent No. 5,240,749, August 31, 1993.
    2. "CVD method of Growing and doping of Fullerenes" US patent No. 5,510,098, April 23, 1996.
    3. "Carbon Nanotube with a graphitic outer layer: Process and Applications" US patent No. 6,582,673, June 24, 2003.
    4. "Electrochemical Deposition of Carbon Nanoparticles from Organic Solutions" US patent No. 6,758,957 , July, 6, 2004
    5. "Nano Scale Temperature Sensors and Heaterss" US patent No.6,905,736, June 14, 2005.
    6. "Fabrication of nano-scale temperature sensors and heaters" US patent No.7,009,487, March 7, 2006.
    7. "Carbon Nanotube with a Graphitic Outer Layer: Part II" US patent No.7,011,884, March 14, 2006.
    8. "Electrochemical Deposition of Carbon Nanoparticles from Organic Solutions, Part II" US patent No. 7,422,667, Sept. 9, 2008.
    9. "Carbon Nanotube Collimator: Fabrication & Application", Inventors: Lee Chow, Guangyu Chai and Thomas Schenkel. US Patent No. 7,750,297, 07/06/2010.
    10. "Method to attach carbon nanotube probe to scanning probe microscopy tips", Inventors: Lee Chow and Guangyu Chai. US Patent No. 7,847,207, 12/07/2010.
    11. "A multiwall carbon nanotube field emitter fabricated by FIB", Inventors: Lee Chow and Guangyu Chai. US Patent No. 7,879,308 01/01/2011.
    12. "Fabrication of ZnO Nanorod-based hydrogen gas nanosensor", Inventors: Lee Chow, Oleg Lupan, and Guangyu Chai. US Patent No. 8,263,002 09/11/2012.
    13. "Capillary Ionic Transistor", Inventors: Yauheni Rudzevich, Yuqing Lin, and L. Chow. 10,352,898 7/16/2019.