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Prof. Jiunn-Woei Liaw

Jiunn-Woei Liaw  
Research areas: Mechanics; Wave propagation; Nano-optics; Bio-photonics
Laboratory: Plasma Lab
Tel: +886-2118800 ext. 5339 (Office), 5726 / 5742 (Lab)

- Postdoctoral Fellow, IMI, NRC, Canada (2009)
- Ph.D., National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1991)
- B.S., National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1986)
- Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (Since 2014)
- Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (Since 2012)
- Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (2008- 2012)
- Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (2005-2008)
- Researcher, Materials Research Labs., ITRI (1991-2005)

Professional Memberships:
- Member, The Society for Nondestructive Testing & Certification of Taiwan (Since 1992)
- Member, Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Republic of China (Since 1991)
Selected Publications: (Full publication list)
  1. C.-Y. Lo, S.-W. Tsai, H. Niu, F.-H. Chen, H.-C. Hwang, T.-C. Chao, I.-T. Hsiao, J.-W. Liaw, “Gold-nanoparticles-enhanced production of reactive oxygen species in cells at spread-out Bragg peak under proton beam radiation”, ACS Omega 8(20), 17922–17931, 2023.
  2. S.-Y. Yu, C.-H. Tu, J.-W. Liaw*, M.-K. Kuo*, “Laser-induced plasmonic nanobubbles and microbubbles in gold nanorod colloidal solution”, Nanomaterials 12(7), 1154, 2022.
  3. Y.-C. Ku, J.-W. Liaw*, S.-Y. Mao, M.-K. Kuo*, “Conversion of a helical surface plasmon polariton into a spiral surface plasmon polariton at the outlet of a metallic nanohole”, ACS Omega 7(12), 10420–10428, 2022.
  4. Y.-C. Ku, M.-K. Kuo, J.-W. Liaw*, “Winding Poynting vector of light around plasmonic nanostructure”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 278, 108005, 2022.
  5. M.-A. Lin, L.-F. Meng, Y. Ouyang, H.-L. Chan, Y.-J. Chang, S.-W. Chen, J.-W. Liaw, “Resistance-induced brain activity changes during cycle ergometer exercises”, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 13, 27, 2021.
  6. Y.-C. Chen, J.-W. Liaw, “Machine learning and deep learning on health diagnosis of rotating fan”, International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering 18(3) 2021063, 2021.
  7. J.-W. Liaw, S.-Y. Mao, J.-Y. Luo, Y.-C. Ku, M.-K. Kuo, “Surface plasmon polaritons of higher-order mode and standing waves in metallic nanowires”, Opt. Express 29(12), 18876-18888, 2021.
  8. J.-W. Liaw, C.-Y. Kuo, S.-W. Tsia, “The effect of quasi-spherical gold nanoparticles on two-photon induced reactive oxygen species for cell damage”, Nanomaterials 11, 1180, 2021.
  9. J. W. Liaw, R.-S. Chen, V. C.-F. Chen, Y.-R. Wang, H.-L. Chan, Y.-J. Chang, “Evaluation of anticipatory postural adjustment before quantified weight shifting—system development and reliability test”, Applied Sciences 11, 758, 2021.
  10. J.-W. Liaw, G. Liu, Y.-C. Ku, M.-K. Kuo, “Plasmon-enhanced photothermal and optomechanical deformations of a gold nanoparticle”, Nanomaterials 10, 1881, 2020.
  11. H. C. Chang, C. C. Chen, J. W. Liaw, W. D. Chiou, Y. H. Weng, Y. J. Chang, C. S. Lu, “The effects of dual-task in patients with Parkinson’s disease performing cognitive-motor paradigms”, J. Clinical Neuroscience 72, 72-78, 2020.
  12. Y.-C. Huang, K. F. Lei, J.-W. Liaw, S.-W. Tsai, “The influence of laser intensity activated plasmonic gold nanoparticle-generated photothermal effects on cellular morphology and viability: a real-time, long-term tracking and monitoring system”, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 18(6), 1419-1429, 2019.
  13. J.-W. Liaw, M.-C. Huang, C.-W. Huang, Y.-C. Ku, M.-K. Kuo, “Light-driven self-organization of gold clusters by linearly polarized Gaussian beam”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 233, 35-41, 2019.
  14. J.-W. Liaw, M.-C. Huang, H.-Y. Chao, M.-K. Kuo, “Spin and orbital rotation of plasmonic dimer driven by circularly polarized light”, Nanoscale Res. Lett. 13, 322, 2018.
  15. J.-W. Liaw, C.-W. Chien, K.-C. Liu, Y.-C. Ku, M.-K. Kuo, “3D optical vortex trapping of plasmonic nanostructure”, Sci. Rep. 8, 12673, 2018.
  16. J.-W. Liaw*, H.-Y. Chao, C.-W. Huang, M.-K. Kuo, “Light-driven self-assembly of hetero-shaped gold nanorods”, Appl. Phys. A 124, 16, 2018.
  17. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-W. Huang, M.-C. Huang, M.-K. Kuo, “Plasmon-enhanced optical bending and heating on V-shaped deformation of gold nanorod”, Appl. Phys. A 124, 17, 2018.
  18. J.-W. Liaw*, W.-C. Lin, M.-K. Kuo*, “Wavelength-dependent plasmon-mediated coalescence of two gold nanorods”, Sci. Rep. 7, 46095, 2017.
  19. S.-Y. Yu, H. Gunawan, S.-W. Tsai, Y.-J. Chen, T.-C. Yen, J.-W. Liaw*, “Single-crystalline gold nanowires synthesized from light-driven oriented attachment and plasmon-mediated self-assembly of gold nanorods or nanoparticles”, Sci. Rep. 7, 44680, 2017.
  20. C.-E. Lin, L.-R. Rau, J.-W. Liaw, S.-W. Tsai, “Biocompatibility analysis of NIH/3T3 cells exposed to silica-coated silver and silver nanoparticles”, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 8, 1080-1088, 2016.
  21. L.-R. Rau, S.-W. Tsao, J.-W. Liaw, and S.-W. Tsai, “Selective Targeting and Restrictive Damage for Nonspecific Cells by Pulsed Laser-Activated Hyaluronan-Gold Nanoparticles”, Biomacromolecules 17(8), 2514–2521, 2016.
  22. L.-R. Rau, W.-Y. Huang, J.-W. Liaw*, S.-W. Tsai*, “Photothermal effects of laser-activated surface plasmonic gold nanoparticles on the apoptosis and osteogenesis of osteoblast-like cells", International Journal of Nanomedicine 11, 3461-73, 2016.
  23. J.-W. Liaw*, Y.-S. Chen, and M.-K. Kuo*, “Maxwell stress induced optical torque upon gold prolate nanospheroid”, Appl. Phys. A 122(3): 182, 2016.
  24. J.-W. Liaw, T.-Y. Kuo, M.-K. Kuo, “Plasmon-mediated binding forces on gold or silver homodimer and heterodimer”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 170, 150-158, 2016.
  25. J.-W. Liaw, Y.-S. Chen, M.-K. Kuo, “Spinning gold nanoparticles driven by circularly polarized light”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 175, 46-53, 2016.
  26. J.-W. Liaw, H.-Y. Wu, C.-C. Huang, M.-K. Kuo, “Metal enhanced fluorescence of silver island associated with silver nanoparticle”, Nanoscale Res. Lett. 11, 26, 2016.
  27. S.-W. Chen, J.-W. Liaw*,Y.-J. Chang, H.-L. Chan, and Li-Yu Chiu, “A Cycling Movement based System for Real-time Fatigue and Cardiac Stress Monitoring and Analysis”, PLOS ONE 10(6), e0130798, 2015.
  28. S.-W.Chen, J.-W. Liaw, Y.-J. Chang, L.-L Chuang, C.-T. Chien, “Combined Heart Rate Variability and Dynamic Measures for Quantitatively Characterizing the Cardiac Stress Status during Cycling Exercise”, Computers in Biology and Medicine 63, 133-142, 2015. .
  29. J.-W. Liaw, W.-J. Lo, Wu-Chun Lin, and M.-K. Kuo, “Theoretical study of optical torques for alignments of Ag nanorod and nanowire”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 162, 133-142, 2015.
  30. J.-C. Cheng, J.-W. Liaw*, C. Ma, R. Zhang, “Dispersion relation of a plasmonic waveguide on substrate”, Vacuum 118, 26-31, 2015.
  31. J.-W.Liaw*, B.-R. Chen, and M.-K.Kuo, “Plasmon-mediated excitation modulation of FRET by silver nanoshell”, Microelectronic Engineering 138, 122-127, 2015.
  32. S.-Y. Yu, S.-W. Tsai, and Y.-J. Chen, J.-W.Liaw*, “Pulsed laser induced microbubble in gold nanorod colloid”, Microelectronic Engineering 138, 102-106, 2015.
  33. J.-W. Liaw*, Y.-S. Chen, and M.-K. Kuo*, “Rotating Au nanorod & nanowire driven by circularly polarized light”, Opt. Express 22(21), 26005-26015, 2014.
  34. J.-W. Liaw*, H.-C. Chen, M.-K. Kuo*, “Comparison of Au and Ag nanoshells’ metal-enhanced fluorescence”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 146, 321–330, 2014.
  35. J.-W. Liaw, W.-J. Lo, and M.-K. Kuo*, “Wavelength-dependent longitudinal polarizability of gold nanorod on optical torque”, Opt. Express 22(9), 10858-67, 2014.
  36. J.-W. Liaw*, H.-C. Chen, B.-R. Chen, M.-K. Kuo*, “Metal enhanced fluorescence of Ag-nanoshell dimer”, Appl. Phys. A 115, 45–52, 2014.
  37. C. Ma, R. Zhang, J.-W. Liaw*, J.-C. Cheng, “Plasmonic modes of nanobox, nanocage, and nanoframe”, Appl. Phys. A 115, 31-37, 2014.
  38. J.-W. Liaw, H.-C. Chen, M.-K. Kuo*, “Plasmonic Fano Resonance and Dip of Au-SiO2-Au Nanomatryoshka”, Nanoscale Res Lett. 8:468, 2013.
  39. S.-W. Tsai*, J.-W. Liaw, Y.-C. Kao, M.-Y. Huang and C.-Y. Lee, C.-Y. Huang, K.-C. We, T.-C. Yen, “A quantitative, in vitro study of the internalized gold nanoparticles do not impair the osteogenesis and apoptosis of MG63 osteoblast-like cell: A quantitative, in vitro study”, PLOS ONE 8(10), e76545, 2013.
  40. J.-W. Liaw*, J.-C. Cheng, C. Ma, R. Zhang, “Theoretical analysis of plasmon modes of Au-Ag nanocages”, J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 19586−19592, 2013.
  41. H.-W. Yang, H.-L. Liu, M.-L. Li, I-W. Hsi, C.-T. Fan, C.-Y. Huang, Y.-J. Lu, M.-Y. Hua, H.-Y. Chou, J.-W. Liaw, C.-C. M. Ma*, K.-C. Wei*, “Magnetic gold-nanorod/ PNIPAAmMA nanoparticles for dual magnetic resonance and photoacoustic imaging and targeted photothermal therapy”, Biomaterials 34(22), 5651 -5660, 2013. 
  42. Y. Gao, R. Zhang, J.-C. Cheng, J.-W. Liaw*, and C. Ma, “Optical properties of plasmonic dimer, trimer, tetramer and pentamer assembles of gold nanoboxes”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 125, 23-32, 2013.
  43. J.-W. Liaw, C.-H. Huang, and M.-K. Kuo*, “Longitudinal plasmon modes of Ag nanorod coupled with a pair of quantum dots”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 13, 6627–6634, 2013.
  44. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-Y. Jiang, “Plasmonic modes of Ag nanoshell excited by bi-dipole”, Plasmonics 8(2), 255–265, 2013.
  45. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-Y. Jiang, “Bi-dipole emission via plasmon modes of Au/Ag nanoshell”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 114, 56-64, 2013.
  46. J.-W. Liaw, C.-H. Huang, M.-K. Kuo*, “Subwavelength Fabry-Perot resonator: bi-quantum dots incorporated with gold nanorod”, Nanoscale Res. Lett. 7: 546, 2012.
  47. J.-W. Liaw*, S.-W. Tsai, H.-H. Lin, T.-C. Yen, B.-R. Chen, “Wavelength-dependent Faraday-Tyndall effect on laser-induced microbubble in gold colloid”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 113, 2234-2242, 2012.
  48. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-H. Huang, “Bi-dipole excited plasmonic modes of an elongated gold nanorod”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 113(12), 1446-1453, 2012.
  49. J.-W. Liaw*, H.-Y. Tsai, C.-H. Huang, “Size-dependent surface enhanced fluorescence of gold nanorod: enhancement or quenching”, Plasmonics 7(3), 543-553, 2012.
  50. J.-W. Liaw*, H.-Y. Tsai, “Theoretical investigation of plasmonic enhancement of silica-coated gold nanorod on molecular fluorescence”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 113, 470-479, 2012.
  51. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-L. Liu, “Average plasmonic enhancement of molecules-doped Au-NS@SiO2 on fluorescence”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 11, 7687-7692, 2011.
  52. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-L. Liu, “Plasmonic effect of nanoshelled nanocavity on encapsulated emitter’s spontaneous emission”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 112, 2480–2485, 2011.
  53. J.-W. Liaw, C.-L. Liu, M.-K. Kuo*, “Dual-band plasmonic enhancement of Ag-NS@SiO2 on gain medium’s spontaneous emission”, Plasmonics 6, 673-680, 2011.
  54. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-S. Chen, J.-H. Chen, “Plasmonic effect of gold nanospheroid on spontaneous emission”, PIER B 31, 283-296, 2011.
  55. J.-W. Liaw*, C.-L. Liu, W.-M. Tu, C.-S. Sun, “Plasmonic enhancement of coreshell (Au@SiO2) on molecular fluorescence”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 112(5), 893-900, 2011.
  56. J.-W. Liaw, C.-L. Liu, W.-M. Tu, C.-S. Sun, M.-K. Kuo, “Average enhancement factor of molecules-doped coreshell (Ag@SiO2) on fluorescence”, Opt. Express 18(12), 12788-12797, 2010.
  57. J.-W. Liaw, J.-H. Chen, and C.-S. Chen, “Enhancement or quenching effect of metallic nanodimer on spontaneous emission”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 111, 454-465, 2010.
  58. J.-W. Liaw, S.-W. Tsai, K.-L. Chen, F.-Y. Hsu, “Single-photon and two-photon cellular imagings of gold nanorods and dye”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 10(1), 467-473, 2010.
  59. J.-W. Liaw, C.-S. Chen, J.-H. Chen, M.-K. Kuo, “Purcell effect of nanoshell dimer on single molecule’s fluorescence”, Optics Express 17(16), 13532-13540, 2009.
  60. J.-W. Liaw, “Analysis of a bowtie nanoantenna for the enhancement of spontaneous emission”, IEEE JSTQE, 14(6), 1441-1447, 2008.
  61. S.-W. Tsai*, J.-W. Liaw, F.-Y. Hsu*, Y.-Y. Chen, M.-H. Yeh, M.-J. Lyu, “Surface-modified gold nanoparticles with folic acid as optical probes for cellular imaging”, Sensors 8, 6660-6673, 2008.
  62. S.-W. Tsai, Y.-Y. Chen, J.-W. Liaw, “Compound cellular imaging of laser scanning confocal microscopy by using gold nanoparticles and dyes”, Sensors 8, 2306-2316, 2008.
  63. J.-W. Liaw, P.-T. Wu, “Dispersion relation of surface plasmon wave propagating along a curved metal-dielectric interface”, Opt. Express 16, 4945-4951, 2008.
  64. P.-H. Hsieh, C.-L. Tai, J.-W. Liaw, Y.-H. Chang, “Thermal damage potential during hip resurfacing in osteonecrosis of the femoral head: an experimental study”, J. Orthop. Res., Sep., 1206-1209, 2008.
  65. J.-W. Liaw, “The quantum yield of a metallic nanoantenna”, Appl. Phys. A 89, 357-362, 2007.
  66. J.-W. Liaw, “Local field enhancement and quantum yield of metallic dimer”, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 46(8A), 5373-5378, 2007.
  67. J.-W. Liaw, “New surface integral equations for the light scattering of multi-metallic nanoscatterers”, Eng. Anal. with Boundary Elements 31(4), 299-310, 2007.
  68. J.-W. Liaw, “Analysis of the surface plasmon resonance of a single core-shelled nanocomposite by surface integral equations”, Eng. Anal. with Boundary Elements 30(9), 734-745, 2006.
  69. J.-W. Liaw, “Simulation of surface plasmon resonance of metallic nanoparticles by boundary-element method”, J. Optical Soc. Am. A 23(1), 108-116, 2006.
  70. J.-W. Liaw, M.-K. Kuo, and C.-N. Liao, “Plasmon resonance of spherical and ellipsoidal nanoparticles”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications 19(13), 1787-1794, 2005.
  71. L.B. Yu, D.Z. Lin, Y.C. Chen, Y.C. Chang, K.T. Huang, J.W. Liaw, J.T. Yeh, J.M. Liu, C.S. Yeh, and C.K. Lee, “Physical origin of directional beaming emitted from a subwavelength slit”, Physical Review B 71, 041405(R), 2005.