Yunqing Chen
Research Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China)

Career Highlights:
Yunqing Chen joined the THz group in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a research associate in 2003. His research interests include: THz spectroscopy of Chemical / Biological agents, THz wave standoff detection, THz generation using chemical vapor, and theoretical simulation of THz spectroscopy.

Research Areas:

THz science and technology, including THz spectroscopy, THz imaging, and DFT simulation.

Select Publications

Yunqing Chen, Mingfeng Wang, Masashi Yamaguchi, and X.-C. Zhang, “Pulsed Terahertz Wave Generation from Noble Gases,” Appl. Phys. Lett. , 2007, in revision.

Jian Chen, Yunqing Chen, Hongwei Zhao, Glenn Bastiaans, X.-C. Zhang, “Spectroscopic Characterization of Explosives and Related Compounds using Terahertz Time-domain Spectroscopy,” Opt. Expr. , 15, 12060, 2007.

Y. Zhang, X. Peng, Y. Chen, A. Curioni, W. Andreoni, S. K. Nayak, and X. Zhang, “A First Principle Study of Terahertz (THz) Spectra of Acephate,” Chem. Phys. Lett. , 2007, accepted.

Fatemah M. Al-Douseri, Yunqing Chen, and X.-C. Zhang, “THz Wave Sensing for Petroleum Industrial Applications,” Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves , 27, 481, 2006.

Lantao Guo, Ying Hu, Yan Zhang, Cunlin Zhang, Yunqing Chen and X.–C. Zhang, “Vibrational Spectrum of ?-HNIW Investigated using Terahertz Time-domain Spectroscopy,” Opt. Expr., 14, 3654, 2006.

Hai-Bo Liu, Yunqing Chen, Glenn J. Bastiaans, and X.-C. Zhang, “Detection and Identification of Explosive RDX by THz Diffuse Reflection Spectroscopy,” Optics Express, 14, 415, 2006.

BP Carrow, H Bakhrit, PI Wang, YQ Chen , JL Senkevich, “Dehydrohalogenation in Alpha-Functionalized Poly-p-xylylenes,” Chemical Vapor Deposition, 12, 239, 2006.

Yunqing Chen, Haibo Liu, Yanqing Deng, Dunja Schauki, Michael J. Fitch, Robert Osiander, Caroline Dodson, James B. Spicer, Michael Shur, and X.-C. Zhang, “THz Spectroscopic Investigation of 2,4-Dinitrotoluene,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 400, 357, 2004.

Yunqing Chen and Lei Zhu, “Wavelength-Dependent Phtolysis of Glyoxal in the 290-420 nm Region,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 107, 4643, 2003.

Yunqing Chen and Lei Zhu, “Wavelength-Dependent Photolysis of n-Butyraldehyde and i-Butyraldehyde in the 280-330 nm Region,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 106, 7755, 2002.

Yunqing Chen and Lei Zhu, “Wavelength Dependence of the Dissociation of Propionaldehyde in the 280-330 nm Region,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 105, 9689, 2001.

Yunqing Chen, Wenjing Wang, and Lei Zhu, “Wavelength-Dependent Phtolysis of Methylglyoxal in the 290-440 nm Region,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 104, 11126, 2000.

Liu, H., Chen Y., and Zhang, X., “Terahertz Technology for Studying Solid-State Reactions,” patent disclosure, submitted.

Chen, Y., Yamaguchi, M., Price-Gallagher, M., Johnson, K., Mamer, O., and Zhang, X., “Intense Terahertz Emission from Water Vapor,” patent disclosure, submitted.