Pengyu Han
Research Assistant Professor

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Ph.D. in Physics, 2000
Peking University, B.S. in Physics, 1995


Career Highlights:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2009-present Research Assistant professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007-2009 Research Associate
Zhongyuan University of Technology, 2003-2007 Adjunct professor
Corning Inc., 2000-2002 Senior Research Scientist

Research Areas:

  • Terahertz science and technology
  • Ultrafast optics and nonlinear optics
  • Low-dimensional materials
  • Photonic crystals and metamaterials

Select Publications
  1. P. Y. Han, W. Liu, Y.-H Xie and X.-C. Zhang, “Graphene and terahertz science”, Wuli, In Press (2009).
  2. Q. Song, P. Y. Han, C. Zhang, X.-C. Zhang and Y. Zhao, “Temperature dependent terahertz spectroscopy of allopurinol”, J. Infrared MM & THz waves 30, 461 (2009).
  3. T. Su, X. Jia, P. Y. Han, G. Zhao, “A study on terahertz spectra of multi-walled carbon nanotubes”, Spectroscopy and spectral analysis, In Press (2009).
  4. Y.W. Chen, P. Y. Han and X.-C. Zhang, “Tunable Broadband Anti-Reflection Structures for Silicon at Terahertz Frequency”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 041106 (2009).
  5. Patric Lockhart, P.S. Dutta, P. Y. Han, and X.-C. Zhang, “Terahertz emission mechanisms in InAsP”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 011101 (2008).
  6. T. Su, X. Jia, G.-Z. Zhao, P.Y. Han, et. al. “Characterization of original and expanded leaf-roots of tobacco by terahertz spectroscopy and x-ray microanalysis”, Material Letters 62, 2779 (2008).
  7. T. Su, X. Jia, G.-Z. Zhao, P.Y. Han, et. al. “Characterization of Terahertz absorption of alcohol and water leaf-roots of tobacco”, Journal of Instrumental Analysis 27, 458 (2008).

Contact Information:
Pengyu Han
Center for Terahertz
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
CII 9009, 110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590 USA

Phone: (518) 276-2655