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Dr. Yaonan Hou

Former Project
Toroidal electrodynamics

Short CV
Dr. Yaonan Hou received his PhD degree in Condensed Matter Physics from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics) in 2012. Afterwards, he joined department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (home to EPSRC National Epitaxy Facility), University of Sheffield as a Research Associate (transferred to an open-end position at 2016) in GaN based wide band gap semiconductor photonic devices. In 2017, he joined Innovation for High-Performance Microelectronics (known as IHP, a research institute belongs to Leibniz Association in Germany) as a Scientist in Group-IV semiconductor photonics. In 2019, he started the research in toroidal electrodynamics at ORC, University of Southampton as a Research Fellow. He is interested in toroidal pulse-matter interactions.

Joint Articles

  1. Supertoroidal light pulses as electromagnetic skyrmions propagating in free space
    Y. Shen, Y. Hou, N. Papasimakis and N. I. Zheludev
    Nat. Comm. 12, 5891 (2021) doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26037-w

Joint Conference Contributions

  1. Supertoroidal Skyrmionic Light Pulses
    Y. Shen, Y. Hou, A. Zdagkas, N. Papasimakis and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2021 Virtual Meeting, 21 - 25 June 2021
  2. Skyrmionic Supertoroidal Light Pulses
    Y. Shen, Y. Hou, A. Zdagkas, N. Papasimakis, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO 2021 Virtual Conference, 9 - 14 May 2021
  3. (invited) Metamaterials and topological non-separable light pulses
    N. Papasimakis, A. Zdagkas, Y. Hou, O. Buchnev, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Optics & Photonics 2020, Digital Forum, 23 - 27 Aug 2020
  4. Generation of Topological Space-Time Non-Separable Light Pulses
    A. Zdagkas, Y. Hou, V. Savinov, H. Zhang, O. Buchnev, N.Papasimakis and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO 2020 Virtual Conference, 11-15 May 2020