The Hu Group engages in theoretical and computational research of photonic crystals, metamaterials, sonic crystals, and water waves in periodic structures. Experimental research on sounds and water waves is also done by our group.


More information about our research can be found in our selected publications:

1. X. Hu, C. T. Chan, J. Zi, M. Li, and K. M. Ho, "Diamagnetic response of metallic photonic crystals at infrared and visible frequencies", Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 223901 (2006).
2. X. Hu, Z. Hang, J. Li, J. Zi, and C. T. Chan, "Anomalous Doppler effects in phononic band gaps", Phys. Rev. E 73, 015602 (R) (2006).
3. X. Hu and C. T. Chan, "Refraction of water waves by periodic cylinder arrays" Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 154501 (2005).
(Highlighted by Nature 437, 1068 (2005), Physics Web, Popular Science, and Iran Daily.)
4. X. Hu and C. T. Chan, "Photonic crystals with silver nanowires as a near-infrared superlens", Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 1520 (2004).
5. X. Hu, Y. Shen, X. Liu, R. Fu, and J. Zi, "Superlensing effect in liquid surface waves", Phys. Rev. E 69, 030201 (R) (2004).
(Highlighted by Nature 428, 713 (2004).)

Laboratory of Advanced Materials, Fudan University, Shanghai, China