Box 1843
Dept. Of Physics, Brown University
Providence, RI 02912 USA
phone: 1 (401) 263-3100
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA 
·          Ph.D. in Physics, May 2009
·          M.Sc. in Physics, May 2003
University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China
·          B.Sc. in Applied Physics, 2001
Picosecond Ultrasonics, Optical Science and Engineering
·          Optical cavity method to enhance picosecond ultrasonics signals: 1) picosecond ultrasonics; 2)optical cavity method;
·          Ultrafast magnetism and Micromagnetism: 1) static and ultrafast Magneto-optical Kerr Effect (MOKE) in patterned magnetic nanostructures and synthesized magnetic nanoparticles; 2) Surface plasmon aided MOKE enhancement; 3) magnetic hyperthermia towards cancer treatment; 4) spin transport from the half metal CrO2 planar structure;
·          Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) in optically active medium:
·          Inductive coupling for power transmission in BIC
Journal Papers
·          Yanqiu Li, Qian Miao, Arto Nurmikko, Humphrey Maris, Picosecond Ultrasonic Measurements Using an Optical Cavity, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 083516, (2009)
·          Yanqiu Li, Qiang Zhang, Arto Nurmikko, and Shouheng Sun, Enhanced Magnetooptical Response in Dumbbell-like Ag-CoFe2O4 Nanoparticle Pairs, Nano Letters, 5 (9), 1689 -1692, (2005)
·          Qiang Zhang, Yanqiu Li, Arto Nurmikko, Magnetization reversal of CrO2 nanomagnet arrays,  Journal of Applied Physics, 96, 7527 (2004)
Selected conference papers and presentations
  •      Yanqiu Li, Qian Miao, Arto Nurmikko, Humphrey Maris, Picosecond Ultrasonic Measurements Using an Optical Cavity, CLEO/IQEC 2009, May 31 - June 5, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

·          Yoon-Kyu Song, William Patterson, Christopher Bull, David Borton, Yanqiu Li, Arto Nurmikko, John Simeral, John Donoghue, A Brain Implantable Microsystem with Hybrid RF/IR Telemetry for Advanced Neuroengineering Applications, 29th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, August 23-26, 2007, Cité Internationale, Lyon, France

·          Qiang Zhang, Yanqiu Li, Arto Nurmikko, Ganping Ju, Magneto-optic Kerr enhancement in Patterned Co/Pt nanostructures, 49th Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials,  January 5-9, 2004, Jacksonville, FL, USA
·          Qiang Zhang, Yanqiu Li, Arto Nurmikko, Guoxing Miao, Gang Xiao, A. Gupta, Magnetization Reversal in Submicron CrO2 Dot Arrays, 9th Joint MMM/INTERMAG Conference, January 5-9, 2004, Anaheim, CA, USA