Journals/Magazines

Prof. Wen J. Li is the contact or co-contact author in all publications listed below, unless otherwise the contact author is indicated by an ‘*’.

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  • Long-Ho Chau, Wenfeng Liang, Florence Wing Ki Cheung, Wing Keung Liu, Wen Jung Li, Shih-Chi Chen and Gwo-Bin Lee, “Self-Rotation of Cells in an Irrotational AC E-Field in an Opto-electrokinetics Chip”, PLOS ONE, accepted, December 2012 (PONE-D-12-22654R1 10.1371/journal.pone.0051577).#
  • Guanglie Zhang, Mengxing Ouyang, John D. Mai, Wen J. Li, and Wing Keung Liu, “Automated Rotation-Rate Tracking of Pigmented Cells by a Customized Block Matching Algorithm”, JALA – Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation, accepted, November 2012 (published online before print on November 27, 2012, doi: 10.1177/2211068212468582).
  • Wenfeng Liang, Na Liu, Zaili Dong, Lianqing Liu, John D. Mai, Gwo-Bin Lee, Wen Jung Li, Simultaneous separation and concentration of micro particles by optically-induced electrokinetics, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, conditional acceptance (under revision), October 2012 (SNA-D-12-00798).
  • Haibo Yu, Sascha Hermann, Stefan E. Schulz, Thomas Gessner, Zaili Dong, Wen J. Li, “Optimizing sonication parameters for dispersion of single-walled carbon nanotubes”, Chemical Physics, vol. 408, pp. 11-16, October 2012.
  • He Qun Chu, Guang Min Wu, Jian Ming Chen, Fei Fei, John D. Mai, and Wen J. Li, “Design and simulation of self-powered RFID tags for mobile temperature monitoring”, Science China: Technological Sciences, accepted, September 2012 (cover page article on January 2013 issue; doi: 10.1007/s11431-012-5050-z).
  • W. Liang, S. Wang, Z. Dong, G.B. Lee, W.J. Li, “Optical Spectrum and Electric Field Waveform Dependent Optically-Induced Dielectrophoretic (ODEP) Micro-Manipulation”, Micromachines, 3 (2), 492-508, May 2012.
  • S.L. Leung, M. Li, W.J. Li, J.D. Mai, “Gold nano-particle-based thermal sensors fabricated using microspotting and DEP techniques”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 178, pp. 32-39, May 2012. (Google citations: 1 time).
  • M. Ouyang, W.J. Li, P.H.W. Leong, K.W. Wong, “Improving Carbon Nanotubes Sensor Time Response and Responsivity Using Constant-Power Activation”, IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, 11 (3), 624-632, May 2012.
  • R.Z. Xu, S.L. Zhou, W.J. Li, “MEMS Accelerometer Based Nonspecific-User Hand Gesture Recognition”, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 12, no. 5 pp. 1166-1173, May 2012. (Top 25 downloaded papers in April, May, June, July and September of 2012 of the IEEE Sensor Journal since its inception in 2001.)#
  • R.H.W. Lam, W.J. Li, “A Digitally Controllable Polymer-Based Microfluidic Mixing Module Array”, Micromachines, 3 (2), 279-294, 2012.
  • S Wang, W Liang, Z Dong, VGB Lee, WJ Li, “Fabrication of Micrometer-and Nanometer-Scale Polymer Structures by Visible Light Induced Dielectrophoresis (DEP) Force”, Micromachines, 2 (4), 431-442, Dec. 2011.
  • Y. Zhang, W. Li, “A Pico-watt Powered Carbon-Nanotube-Based Thermal Convective Motion Sensor”, IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 923-925, 2011.
  • Fei Fei, John D. Mai, and Wen Jung Li, “A Wind-Flutter Energy Converter for Powering Wireless Sensors”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, doi:10.1016/j.sna.2011.06.015, available online on July 25, 2011. (Google citations: 2 times).
  • Chun-Pong Chak, Long-Ho Chau, Shu-Yuen Wu, Ho-Pui Ho, Wen J. Li, Paula M. Mendes and Ken Cham-Fai Leung*, “Simultaneous purification and surface plasmon resonance characterization of mechanoresponsive, discretely functionalized gold nanoparticles”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, doi: 10.1039/C0JM03709E, January 2011. (Google citations: 2 times).
  • Yu, Haibo; Tian, Xiaojun; Dong, Zaili; Li, Wen J. “Fabrication of Schottky Barrier Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors Using Dielectrophoretic-Based Manipulation”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 10, No. 11, November 2010.
  • Yue-Yan Chan, Daniel Tik-Pui Fong, Mandy Man-Ling Chung, Wen-Jung Li, Wei-Hsin Liao, Patrick Shu-Hang Yung and Kai-Ming Chan*,“Identification of ankle sprain motion from common sporting activities by dorsal foot kinematics data”, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 43, Issue 10, 20 July 2010, pp. 1965-1969. (Google citations: 6 times).
  • Peng Xiao, Wen J. Li, and Ruxu Du, “Micro Bubble Generation Using Carbon Nanotubes Heating Elements,” IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 99, doi: 10.1109/TNANO.2010.2050004, May 17, 2010. (Featured on the cover of IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology.) (Google citations: 7 times).
  • Winnie W. Y. Chow, Y. L. Qu, W. J. Li and Steve C. H. Tung, “Integrated SWCNT sensors in micro-wind tunnel for air-flow shear-stress measurement,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 8, pp. 631-640, 2010. (Google citations: 5 times).
  • Z. X. Dong, U. C. Wejinya and W. J. Li, “An optical-tracking calibration method for MEMS-based digital writing instrument,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 10, pp. 1543-1551, 2010. (Google citations: 1 time).
  • H. B. Yu, Z. L. Dong and W. J. Li, “AFM-based nano-welding of carbon nanotubes,” Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 226-230, 2010. (Google citations: 3 times).
  • M. Li and W. J. Li, “Exploring the limits of dielectrophoretic nanoassembly,” IEEE Nanotechnol. Mag., vol. 4, pp. 14-18, 2010.
  • Lo-Ming Fok,  Yun-Hui Liu*,  and  W. J. Li,  ” Prototyping of Beam Shaping Diffraction Gratings by AFM Nanoscale Patterning, ” IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 49-57, January 2010. (Google citations: 1 time).
  • H. L. Bai, W. J. Li, W. Chow and Y. Zhou*. “A carbon nanotube sensor for wall shear stress measurement,” Experiments in Fluids, vol. 48, pp. 679-691, 2010.
  • Y. Y. Chan, D. T. Fong, M. M. Chung, W. J. Li, W. H. Liao, P. S. Yung and K. M. Chan*, “Identification of ankle sprain motion from common sporting activities by dorsal foot kinematics data,” Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 43, pp. 1965-1969, 2010. (Google citations: 6 times).
  • L. Yang, M. L. Li, Y. L. Qu, Z. L. Dong and W. J. Li, “Carbon nanotube-sensor-integrated microfluidic platform for real-time chemical concentration detection,” Electrophoresis, vol. 30, pp. 3198-3205, 2009. (Google citations: 9 times).
  • H. B. Huang, D. Sun*, J. K. Mills, W. J. Li, and S. H. Cheng, “Visual-based impedance control of out-of-plane cell injection systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 565-571, July 2009. (Google citations: 35 times).
  • G. Y. Shi, C. S. Chan, W. J. Li, K. S. Leung, Y. X. Zou and Y. F. Jin,. “Mobile human airbag system for fall protection using mems sensors and embedded SVM classifier,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 9, pp. 495-503, 2009. (Google citations: 22 times).
  • 28.  K. F. Lei and W. J. Li, “A novel in-plane microfluidic mixer using vortex pumps for fluidic discretization,” JALA – Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation, vol. 13, pp. 227-236, 2008. (Google citations: 4 times).
  • M. L. Li, Y. L. Qu, Z. L. Dong, Y. C. Wang and W. J. Li, “Limitations of au particle nano-assembly using dielectrophoretic force-a parametric experimental and theoretical study,” IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 7, pp. 477-479, 2008, (Google citations: 6 times).
  • Y. L. Qu, Winnie W. Y. Chow, M. X. Ouyang, Steve C. H. Tung, W. J. Li and X. Han, “Ultra-low-powered aqueous shear stress sensors based on bulk EG-CNTs integrated in microfluidic systems,” IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 7, pp. 565-572, 2008. (Google citations: 13 times).
  • H. B. Yu, W. J. Li, X. Tian, M. L. Li and Z. L. Dong, “Experimental study on assembling CNT-based nanodevices using DEP,” Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, vol. 29, pp. 54-58, 2008.
  • F. Fei, Y. L. Qu, Z. L. Dong, Steve Tung and W. J. Li, “Development of a dielectrophoretic chip system for micro-particle manipulation,” Chinese Journal of Sensors and Actuators, vol. 20, pp. 2194-2198, 2007.
  • K. F. Lei, W. C. Law, Y. K. Suen, W. J. Li, Y. Yam, H. P. Ho and S. K. Kong, “A vortex pump-based optically-transparent microfluidic platform for biotech and medical applications,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, vol. 221, pp. 129-141, 2007. (Google citations: 11 times).
  • Mandy L. Y. Sin, Gary C. T. Chow, Gary M. K. Wong, W. J. Li, Philip H. W. Leong and K. W. Wong, “Ultralow-power alcohol vapor sensors using chemically functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes,” IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 6, pp. 571-577, 2007. (Google citations: 34 times).
  • X. J. Tian, Y. C. Wang, N. Xi, Z. L. Dong and W. J. Li, “Actuator actuating and probe positioning of robotic nanomanipulation system,” Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, vol. 28, pp. 1223-1228, 2007. (Google citations: 2 times).
  • C. L. Wong, H. P. Ho*, T. T. Yu, Y. K. Suen, Winnie W. Y. Chow, S. Y. Wu, W. C. Law, W. Yuan, W. J. Li, S. K. Kong and C. Lin, “Two-dimensional biosensor arrays based on surface plasmon resonance phase imaging,” Applied Optics, vol. 46, pp. 2325-2332, 2007. (Google citations: 15 times).
  • S. C. L. Yuen, J. M. H. Lee, W. J. Li and Philip H. W. Leong, “An AA-sized vibration-based microgenerator for wireless sensors,” IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 6, pp. 64-72, 2007. (Google citations: 29 times).#
  • S. Tung*, H. Rokadia and W. J. Li, “A micro shear stress sensor based on laterally aligned carbon nanotubes,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 133, pp. 431-438, 2006. (Google citations: 29 times).
  • King W. C. Lai, Carmen K. M. Fung, Victor T. S. Wong, Mandy L. Y. Sin, W. J. Li and C. P. Kwong, “Development of an automated microspotting system for rapid dielectrophoretic fabrication of bundled carbon nanotube sensors,” IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 3, pp. 218-227, 2006. (Google citations: 12 times).
  • Y. T. Shen, N. Xi*, B. Song, W. J. Li and C. A. Pomeroy, “Networked human/robot cooperative environment for tele-assembly of MEMS devices,” Journal of Micromechatronics, vol. 3, pp. 239-266, 2006. (Google citations: 6 times).
  • N. Xi and W. J. Li, “Editorial recent development in nanoscale manipulation and assembly,” IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 3, pp. 194-198, 2006. (Google citations: 3 times).
  • Winnie W. Y. Chow, K. F. Lei, G. Y. Shi, W. J. Li, and Q. Huang, “Microfluidic channel fabrication by PDMS-interface bonding,” Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 15, pp. 112-116, August 2006. (Downloaded over 500 times in 2006 — top 3% of all papers published by the Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, Institute of Physics). (Google citations: 55 times).
  • K. F. Lei, W. J. Li and Y. Yam, “Effects of contact-stress on hot-embossed PMMA microchannel wall profile,“,  Microsystem Technologies, vol. 11, no. 4-5, pp. 353-357, 2005. (Google citations: 20 times).
  • H. Y. Chan and W. J. Li, “Design and fabrication of a micro thermal actuator for cellular grasping,” Acta Mechanica Sinica, vol. 20, pp. 132-139, 2004. (Google citations: 2 times).
  • Rosa H. M. Chan, Carmen K. M. Fung and W. J. Li, “Rapid assembly of carbon nanotubes for nanosensing by dielectrophoretic force,” Nanotechnology, vol. 15, pp. 672-677, 2004. (Downloaded over 250 times within 2 months of publication in 2004 — top 10% of all articles published by Nanotechnology, Institute of Physics.) (Google citations: 58 times).
  • Carmen K. M. Fung, Victor T. S. Wong, Rosa H. M. Chan and W. J. Li, “Dielectrophoretic batch fabrication of bundled carbon nanotube thermal sensors,” IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 3, pp. 395-403, 2004. (Google citations: 71 times).#
  • K. F. Lei, S. Ahsan, N. Budraa, W. J. Li and J. D. Mai, “Microwave bonding of polymer-based substrates for potential encapsulated micro/nanofluidic device fabrication,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 114, pp. 340-346, 2004. (Google citations: 48 times).
  • S. J. Qin and W. J. Li, “Analysis of nano channel formation in quartz cubes by laser-induced process,” Acta Mechanica Sinica, vol. 20, pp. 125-131, 2004. (Google citations: 4 times).
  • Y. T. Shen, N. Xi*, King W. C. Lai and W. J. Li, “A novel PVDF microforce/force rate sensor for practical applications in micromanipulation,” Sensor Review, vol. 24, pp. 274-283, 2004. (Google citations: 17 times).
  • W. L. Zhou, H. Y. Chan, Tony K. H. To, King W. C. Lai and W. J. Li, “Polymer MEMS actuators for underwater micromanipulation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 9, pp. 334-342, 2004. (Google citations: 77 times).#
  • W. L. Zhou and W. J. Li, “Micro ICPF actuators for aqueous sensing and manipulation.” Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, vol. 114, pp. 406-412, 2004. (Google citations: 13 times).
  • Y. T. Shen, N. Xi, King W. C. Lai and W. J. Li, “Internet-based remote assembly of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS),” Journal of Assembly Automation, vol. 24, pp. 289-296, 2004. (Google citations: 10 times).
  • Y. P. Zhao*, X. H. Shi and W. J. Li, “Effect of work of adhesion on nanoindentation,” Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, vol. 5, pp. 348-353, 2003. (Google citations: 20 times).
  • H. Y. Chan and W. J. Li, “A polymer-based micro thermal actuator for micromanipulations in aqueous environment,” International Journal of Nonlinear Science and. Simulation, vol. 3, pp. 775-778, 2002. (Google citations: 2 times).
  • Victor T. S. Wong and W. J. Li, “Dependence of AC electrophoresis carbon nanotube manipulation on microelectrode geometry,” International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, vol. 3, pp. 769-774, 2002. (Google citations: 14 times).
  • S. J. Qin and W. J. Li, “Fabrication of submicron channels in quartz cubes using Nd:YAG laser.” International Journal of Non-linear Science and Simulation, vol. 3, pp763-768, 2002.
  • S. J. Qin and W. J. Li, “Process characterization of fabricating 3D micro channel systems by laser micromachining,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 97-98, pp. 749-757, 2002. (Google citations: 6 times).
  • S. J. Qin and W. J. Li, “Micromachining of complex channel systems in 3D quartz substrates using Q-switched Nd:YAG laser,” Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol. 74, pp. 773-777, 2002. (Google citations: 29 times).
  • Y. P. Zhao* and W. J. Li, “Surface stability of epitaxial elastic films by the Casimir force,” Chinese Physics Letters, vol. 19, pp. 1161-1163, August 2002. (Google citations: 11 times).
  • Elhajj, N. Xi*, W. K. Fung, Y. H. Liu, W. J. Li, T. Kaga and T. Fukuda, “Haptic information in internet-based teleoperation,” IEEE ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol. 6, pp. 295-304, 2001. (Google citations: 87 times).
  • W. Sun, W. J. Li and Y. Xu, “A MUMPs angular-position and angular-speed sensor with off-chip wireless transmission,” Microsystem Technologies, vol. 7, pp. 63-70, May 2001.
  • W. J. Li, T. Mei, and W. Sun, “A micro polysilicon high-angular-rate sensor with off-chip wireless transmission,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 89, pp. 56-63, 2001. (Google citations: 5 times).
  • W. J. Li, W. Sun, T. Mei, W-T Ho and J. D. Mai, “A foundry surface-micromachined high-speed rotation sensor using off-chip RF wireless transmission,” Journal of Micromechatronics, July 2001. (Google citations: 6 times).
  • N. H. Ching, H. Y. Wong, W. J. Li, H. W. Leong and Z. Y. Wen, “A laser-micromachined multi-modal resonating power transducer for wireless sensing systems,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 97-98, pp. 685-690, April 2001. (Google citations: 124 times).
  • W. J. Li, G. M. H. Chan, N. N. H. Ching, Philip H. W. Leong and H. Y. Wong, “Dynamical modeling and simulation of a laser-micromachined vibration-based micro power generator,” International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, vol. 1, pp. 345-353, 2000. (Google citations: 19 times).
  • T. Mei, W. J. Li, Y. Ge, Y. Chen, L. Ni and M. H. Chan, “Integrated MEMS three-dimensional tactile sensor with large force range,” Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, vol. 80, pp. 155-162, 2000. (Google citations: 84 times).
  • W. J. Li, J. D. Mai and C. M. Ho, “Sensors and actuators on non-planar substrates,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 73, pp. 80-88, 1999. (Google citations: 19 times).
  • C. M. Ho*, W. J. Li, M. Garstenauer, R. Karan, T. S. Leu, and Y. C. Tai, “Micromachined hot point anemometer: part II: testing and calibration,” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 1993.