High-Intensity Femtosecond Laser Laboratory





  1. Maskless formation of uniform subwavelength periodic surface structures by double temporally-delayed femtosecond laser beams S.A. Jalil, J. Yang, M. ElKabbash, S.C. Singh, C. Guo, Appl. Surface Sci. 471, 516 (2019).
  2. 2 Tb/s all-optical gates based on two-photon absorption in quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifiers, Amer Kotb, Kyriakos E. Zoiros, Chunlei Guo, Optics and Laser Technology 112, 442-451 (2019).
  3. Nonlinear optics of graphene and other 2D materials in layered structures J. Cheng, J. Sipe, N. Vermeulen, C. Guo, J. of Phys.: Photonics 1, 015002 (2019). 
  4. Theoretical implementation of all-optical XOR gate at 160 Gb/s using semiconductor optical amplifiers-based turbo-switched Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Amer Kotb, Chunlei Guo, Journal of Advanced Optics and Photonics (in press, 2019).


  1. Complete characterization of ultrafast light beam with phase-shifting wedged reversal shearing interferometer B. Lam and C. Guo, Light: Sci. & Appl. 7, 30 (2018)
  2. Dramatically Enhanced Photoluminescence from Femtosecond Laser Induced Micro/Nano-Structures on MAPbBr3 Single Crystal Surface J. Xing, X. Zheng, Z. Yu, Y. Lei, Y. Zou, C. Zhao, H. Yu, D. Pan, L. Hou, D. Zhou, S. Qu, J. Yang, R.A. Ganeev, W. Yu, C. Guo, Adv. Opt. Mat. 6, 1800411 (2018).
  3. Structural and Compositional Control in Copper Selenide Nanocrystals for Photo-repairable Electrodes  S.C. Singh, C. Yao, H. Li, W. Yu, Z. Yu, and C. Guo, Nano Energy 51, 774 (2018).
  4. Design of DNA-based innovative computing system of digital comparison C. Zhou, H. Geng, and C. Guo, Acta Biomaterialia 80, 58 (2018).
  5. Single-crystal hybrid perovskite field-effect transistors W. Yu, F. Li, L. Yu, M.R.K. Niazi, D. Corzo, C. Ma, S. Dey, M.L. Tietze, U. Buttner, X. Wang, Z. Wang, M.N. Hedhili, C. Guo, T. Wu, A. Amassian, Nature Comm. (in press, 2018).
  6. Superhydrophobic Al surfaces with strong anti-corrosion and reparability effects Z. Zhan, Z. Li, C Guo, ACS Omega (in press, 2018)
  7. Perspective: Intraband divergences in third order optical responses of 2D system J. L. Cheng, J. E. Sipe, S. W. Wu, and C. Guo, APL Photonics (in press, 2018)
  8. Analytical treatment of quasi-phase matching of high-order harmonics in multijet laser plasmas: influence of free electrons between jets, intrinsic phase, and Gouy phase P. Redkin, R. Ganeev, and C. Guo, J. of Phys. B (in press, 2018).
  9. Formation of slantwise surface ripples by femtosecond laser irradiation X. Zheng, C. Cong, Y. Lei, J. Yang, C. Guo, Nanomaterials 8, 458 (2018).
  10. Ag2S quantum dots in the fields of picosecond and femtosecond UV and IR pulses: optical limiting, nonlinear absorption and refraction properties Y. Fu, R.A. Ganeev, C. Zhao, K.S. Rao, S.K. Maurya, W. Yu, K. Zhang, and C. Guo, Appl. Phys. B (2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-018-7110-y
  11. Effective high-order harmonic generation from metal sulfide quantum dots R.A.Ganeev, G.S. Boltaev, V.V. Kim, K. Zhang, A.I. Zvyagin, M.S. Smirnov, O.V. Ovchinnikov, P.V. Redkin, M. Wostmann, H. Zacharias, and C. Guo, Opt. Exp. (in press, 2018).
  12. Photoinduced orientation-dependent interlayer carrier transportation in cross-stacked black phosphorus van der Waals junctions W. Xin, H. Jiang, X. Li, B. Wang, X. Zhou, J. Lu, J. Yang, C. Guo, Z. Liu, and J. Tian, Adv. Mat. Interfaces (2018) doi.org/10.1002/admi.201800964
  13. Charge Transfer Effects on Resonance-enhanced Raman Scattering for Molecules Adsorbed on Single Crystalline Perovskite Z. Yu, W. Yu, J. Xing, R. Ganeev, W. Xin, J. Cheng, C. Guo, ACS Photonics 5, 1619 (2018)
  14. AlGaN Photonics: Recent Advances in Materials and Ultraviolet Devices D. Li, K. Jiang, X. Sun, and C. Guo, Adv. in Opt. & Photonics 10, 43 (2018)
  15. Reducing Adhesion for Dispensing Tiny Water/Oil Droplet and Gas Bubble by Femtosecond Laser-Treated Needle Nozzles: Superhydrophobicity, Superoleophobicity, and Superaerophobicity J. Yong, S.C. Singh, Z. Zhan, J. Huo, F. Chen, X. Hou, and C. Guo, ChemNanoMat (in press, 2018)
  16. Formation of subwavelength periodic triangular arrays on tungsten through double-pulsed femtosecond laser irradiation H. Qiao, J. Yang; J. Li; Q. Liu; J. Liu, and C. Guo, Materials 11, 2380 (2018).
  17. Manipulation of Multiple Periodic Surface Structures on Metals induced by Femtosecond Lasers H.U. Lim, J. Kang, C. Guo, and T.Y. Hwang, Appl. Surface Sci. 454, 327 (2018).
  18. Laser ablation-induced synthesis and nonlinear optical characterization of titanium and cobalt nanoparticles K.S. Rao, R.A. Ganeev, K. Zhang, Y. Fu, G.S. Boltaev, P.S. Krishnendu, P.V. Redkin, and C. Guo, J. Nanoparticle Research (2018) 20: 285. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-018-4391-3
  19. Ablated nickel nanoparticles: third harmonic generation and optical nonlinearities K. Zhang, S.K. Maurya R. Ganeev, K. Rao, C. Guo, J. of Optics 20, 125502 (2018).
  20. 320 Gb/s All-Optical XOR Gate Using Semiconductor Optical Amplifier-Mach-Zehnder Interferometer and Delayed Interferometer A. Kotb, K. Zoiros, and C. Guo, Photonic Network Comm. (in press, 2018).
  21. Numerical investigation of all-optical logic OR gate at 80 Gb/s with dual pump-probe semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA)-assisted Mach-Zehnder interferometer (MZI) A. Kotb, K. Zoiros, C. Guo, J Comput Electron (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10825-018-1275-9
  22. All-optical XOR, NOR, and NAND logic functions with parallel semiconductor optical amplifier-based Mach-Zehnder interferometer modules A. Kotb, K. Zoiros, and C. Guo, Optics & Laser Tech. 108, 426 (2018).
  23. Strong third-order optical nonlinearities of Ag nanoparticles synthesized by laser ablation of bulk silver in water and air G.S. Boltaev, R.A. Ganeev, P.S. Krishnendu, S.K. Maurya, P.V. Redkin, K.S. Rao, K. Zhang, and C. Guo, Appl. Phys. A (2018) 124:766. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-018-2195-z
  24. Polarization-Controlled Microchannel Arrays Induced by Femtosecond Laser Pulses E. Garcell and C. Guo, J. Appl. Phys. 123, 213103 (2018)
  25. Performance investigation of 120 Gb/s all-optical logic XOR gate using dual reflective semiconductor optical amplifier-based scheme A. Kotb, K. Zoiros, and C. Guo, J. of Computational Electronics 17, 1640 (2018).
  26. Ultrafast microscopy in resolving femtosecond laser-induced surface structuring R. Fang, A.Y. Vorobyev, S.C. Singh, and C. Guo, Jap. J. Appl. Phys. 57, 8S2 (2018).
  27. 160 Gb/s photonic crystal semiconductor optical amplifiers-based all-optical logic NAND gate A. Kotb, K. Zoiros, and C. Guo, Photonic Network Comm. 36, 246 (2018).
  28. Femtosecond Laser-Induced Herringbone Patterns E. Garcell, B. Lam, and C. Guo, Appl. Phys. A 124, 405 (2018).
  29. Nonperturbative model for optical response under intense periodic fields with application to graphene in a strong perpendicular magnetic field J.L. Cheng and C. Guo, Phys. Rev. B 97, 205406 (2018).
  30. Strong Nonlinear Absorption in Perovskite Films R. Ganeev, K.S. Rao, Z. Yu, W. Yu, C. Yao, Y. Fu, K. Zhang, C. Guo, Opt. Mat. Exp. 8, 1472 (2018).
  31. Direct fabricating large-area nanotriangle structure arrays on tungsten surface by nonlinear lithography of two femtosecond laser beams Q. Liu, N. Zhang, J. Yang, H. Qiao, and C. Guo, Opt. Exp. 26, 11718 (2018).
  32. Optical Third Harmonic Generation from the Nickel Nanostructure-covered Micro-cube structures Y. Ogata, A.Y. Vorobyev, C. Guo, Materials 11, 501 (2018).
  33. Nonlinear magneto-optic effects in doped graphene and gapped grapheme: a perturbative treatment J.L. Cheng and C. Guo, Phys. Rev. B 97, 125417 (2018).
  34. Femtosecond laser eraser for controllable removing periodic microstructures on Fe-based metallic glass surfaces Y. Lei, N. Zhang, J. Yang, and C. Guo, Opt. Exp. 26, 5102 (2018).


  1. Controlling periodic ripple microstructure formation on 4H-SiC crystal with three time-delayed femtosecond  laser beams of different linear polarizations. W. He, J. Yang, and C. Guo, Opt. Exp. 25, 5156 (2017)
  2. Direct visualization of the complete evolution of femtosecond laser-induced surface structural dynamics of metals. R. Fang, A.Y. Vorobyev, and C. Guo, Light: Sci. & Appl. 6, e16256 (2017).
  3. Generation of continuously rotating polarization by combining cross-polarizations and its application in surface structuring. B. Lam, J. Zhang, and C. Guo, Opt. Lett. 42, 2870 (2017).
  4. Femtosecond laser one-step direct-writing cylindrical microlens array on fused silica. Z. Luo, J. Duan, and C. Guo, Opt. Lett. 42, 2358 (2017).
  5. Current-voltage characteristics influenced by nanochannel diameter and surface charge density in a fluidic field-effect-transistor. K.P. Singh and C. Guo, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19, 15701 (2017).
  6. Real-time in-situ study of femtosecond laser induced periodic surface structures on metals by linear and nonlinear optics. J. Zhang, Y. He, B. Lam, and C. Guo, Opt. Exp. 25, 20323 (2017).
  7. Molecular alignment in degenerated dissociation channels in strong laser fields. W. Lai, A. Heins, and C. Guo, Sci. Report 7, 2584 (2017).
  8. Ultrafast movie revealing complete structural dynamics. R. Fang, A.Y. Vorobyev, and C. Guo, Imaging & Microscopy (in press, 2017).
  9. Electron kinetic energy and plasma emission diagnosis from femtosecond laser produced air plasmas. A. Heins, S. Singh, and C. Guo, Physics of Plasmas 24, 072101 (2017).
  10. Nonlinear Optics on Nano/Micro Hierarchical Structures on Metals: Focus on Symmetric and Plasmonic Effects. Y. Ogata and C. Guo, Nano Review & Exp. 8, 1339545 (2017).


  • Resolving dynamics of acoustic phonons by surface plasmons
    J. Wang, J. Wu, and C. Guo, Opt. Lett. 32, 719 (2007).
  • Effects of nanostructure-covered femtosecond laser-induced periodic surface structures on optical absorptance of metals
    A.Y. Vorobyev and C. Guo, Appl. Phys. A (Rapid Comm.) 86, 321 (2007).
  • Permanent recording of light helicity on optically-inactive metal surfaces
    J. Wang and C. Guo, Opt. Lett. 31, 3641 (2006).
  • Comparison study of atomic and molecular single ionization in the multiphoton ionization regime
    J. Wu, H. Zeng, and C. Guo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 243002 (2006).
  • Triple-ionization-induced dissociation of NO in strong laser fields
    J. Wu, H. Zeng, and C. Guo, Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm), 74, 031404(R) (2006).
  • Holding molecular dications together in strong laser fields
    C. Guo, Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 73, 041401(R) (2006).
  • Dynamics of triple ionization induced dissociation in diatomic molecules
    in  strong fields, J. Wu, H. Zeng, J. Wang, and C. Guo,
    Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 73, 051402(R) (2006).
  • Ultrafast dyanamics of femtosecond laser-induced surface pattern formation on metals
    J. Wang and C. Guo, App. Phys. Lett. 87, 251914 (2005).
  • Ellipticity effects on nonsequential double ionization in diatomic molecules
    C. Guo, J. Phys. B (Letter to the Editor) 38, L323 (2005).
  • Observation of enhanced residual energy in femtosecond laser ablated materials
    A.Y. Vorobyev and C. Guo, App. Phys. Lett. 86, 011916 (2005).
  • Channel competition between metastable and dissociated states of NO2+ in strong laser fields
    C. Guo and K. Wright, Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 71, 021404(R) (2005).
  • Observation of anomalous charge separation following single electron strong field ionization
    C. Guo, Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 71, 021405(R) (2005).
  • Attosecond pulse XUV photoionization in two color and chirped laser field,
    Y. Huo, Z. Zeng, R. Li, Z. Xu, C. Guo, Z. Sun, Y. Rhee, Opt. Lett. 30, 564 (2005)
  • Chirp effects in femtosecond laser-induced surface second harmonic generation from gold
    H. Teng and C. Guo, App. Phys. Lett. 85, 1110 (2004).
  • Ultrafast dynamics of electron thermalization in gold,
    C. Guo, G. Rodriguez, and A. J. Taylor, Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 1638 (2001).
  • Watching really hot electrons relax
    C. Guo, G. Rodriguez, and A. J. Taylor,
    Optics & Photonics News, vol. 12, No.12, 68 (2001).
  • Ellipticity effects on single and double ionization of diatomic molecules in strong laser fields,
    C. Guo and G.N. Gibson, Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 63, 040701(R) (2001).
  • The influence of electronic temperature and distribution on the second order nonlinear susceptibility,
    C. Guo and A. J. Taylor, App. Phys. Lett. 78, 3211 (2001).
  • Multielectron effects on single-electron strong field ionization,
    C. Guo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2276 (2000).
  • Structural phase transition of aluminum induced by electronic excitation,
    C. Guo, G. Rodriguez, A. Lobad, and A. J. Taylor,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4493 (2000).
  • Nonthermal component in heat-induced structural deformation and phase transformation in gold,
    C. Guo and A. J. Taylor, Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm.) 62, R11921 (2000).
  • Breaking metals using ultrafast optical excitation
    C. Guo, G. Rodriguez, and A. J. Taylor,
    Optics & Photonics News 11, No.12, p47 (2000).
  • Charge asymmetric dissociation induced by sequential and non-sequential strong field ionization,
    C. Guo, M. Li, and G. N. Gibson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2492 (1999).
  • Single and double ionization of diatomic molecules in strong laser fields (over 70 citations),
    C. Guo, M. Li, J. P. Nibarger, and G. N. Gibson,
    Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Comm.) 58, R4271 (1998).
  • Strong-Field Dissociation and Ionization of H2+ Using Ultrashort Laser Pulses (over 60 citations),
    G. N. Gibson, M. Li, C. Guo, and J. Neira, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 2022 (1997).