Yia-Chung Chang 張亞中
Distinguished Research Fellow

Ways to contact me:

Fax: 886-2-2787-3122
Address: Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica
128 Sec. 2, Academia Rd., Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan



Research Fields:

  • shallow impurities and excitons, electronic, optical, and transport properties of semiconductors and nanostructures, electronic and optical properties of semiconductor surfaces and interfaces, phonons and electron-phonon couplings in semiconductors and nanostructures, non-linear optical properties, many-body effects in semiconductors, exciton condensation, magnetic multilayers and giant magnetoresistance, femtosecond pump-and-probe phenomena, photonic crystals, metrology of semiconductor thin films and gratings, infrared and radiation detectors, semiconductor lasers and modulators, resonant tunneling diodes, quantum transport properties, single-photon generators, spintroincs, quantum computing, optical metrology, and nano plasmonics.

Recent Publications:

  1. Quantum Interference and correlation effects on Charge Transport through Triangular Triple Quantum Dots, C-C Chen, Y-C Chang*, and D. M-T. Kuo, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 6606-6611 (2015)
  2. Partially embedded gold nanoislands in a glass substrate for SERS applications, M. T. Yaseen, M. Chen, and Y. C. Chang*, RSC Adv., 4, 55247–55251 (2014)

  3. Arrays of core-shell nanospheres as 3d isotropic broadband ENZ and highly absorbing metamaterials, A.V. Goncharenko, E.F. Venger, Y. C. Chang*, and A.O. Pinchuk, Optical Materials Express 4, 2310-2322 (2014)
  4. Dynamical many-body corrections to the residual resistivity of metals, V.U. Nazarov*, G. Vignale, and Y.-C. Chang, Phys. Rev. B 89, 241108(R) (2014). Physics Viewpoint. 

  5. Optical cavity modes of a single crystalline zinc oxide microsphere, R. S. Moirangthem, P-J Cheng, P. C-H Chien, T. H. Ngo, S-W Chang, C-H Tien, and Y-C Chang*, Optics Exp., 21, 3010–3020 (2013)

  6. Effect of clustering on ellipsometric spectra of randomly distributed gold nanoparticles on a substrate, H-Y Xie, Y-C Chang*, G. Li, S-H Hsu, Optics Exp., 21, 3091–3102 (2013)
  7. Enhanced localized plasmonic detections using partially-embedded gold nanoparticles and ellipsometric measurements, R. S. Moirangthem, M. T. Yaseen, P.-K. Wei, J. Y. Cheng, and Y. C. Chang*, Bio Opt. Exp. 3, 899-910 (2012).
  8. Coupled-wave theory for birefringent photonic quasicrystal structures, I. L. Ho, M. T. Lee, Y.-C. Chang*, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 382-388 (2012)
  9. Finite temperature formalism for composite quantum particles, M. Combescot, S.-Y. Shiau, and Y.-C. Chang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 206403 (2011).
  10. Van der Waals interaction between two crossed carbon nanotubes, A. I. Zhbanov, E. G. Pogorelov, and Y.-C. Chang, ACS nano, 4(10),5937-45 (2010).
  11. Surface plasmon resonance ellipsometry based sensor for studying biomolecular interaction, R. S. Moirangthem, Y. C. Chang*, S. H. Hsu, P. K. Wei, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 25, 2633-38 (2010).
  12. V. U. Nazarov, G. Vignale, and Y.-C. Chang, Exact dynamical exchange-correlation kernel of a weakly inhomogeneous electron gas, Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 113001 (2009)


  1. 1. Quantum Dot Memory, Y. C. Chang, M. T. Kuo, US patent US20100308303A1 (2013)
    2. Stereoscopic display and 3D imaging, US patent 13/468602 (2014), Y. C. Chang, L. C. Tang,
    3. 像素匹配雙面反射鏡陣列的自動立體顯示技術和三維成像, 張亞中, 唐立權, 中華民國專利第 I446010號 (2014)