195. Jiang N, Butt H, Montelongo Y, Liu F, Afewerki S, Ying GL, Dai Q, Yun SH, Yetisen AK, Laser interference lithography for the nanofabrication of stimuli-responsive Bragg stacks. Advanced Functional Materials 2018.


194. Kim H, Beack S, Han S, Shin M, Lee T, Park Y, Kim KS, Yetisen AK, Yun SH, Kwon W, Hahn SK. Multifunctional photonic nanomaterials for diagnostic, therapeutic, and theranostic applications. Advanced Materials 2018.


193. Shabahang S, Kim S, Yun SH.  Light-guiding biomaterials for biomedical applications. Advanced Functional Materials 2018.




192. Ahmed R, Yetisen AK, Yun SH, Butt H. Color-selective holographic retroreflector array for sensing applications. Light Science & Applications 2017;6:e16214. PDF


191. Brinegar K, Yetisen A, Choi S, Vallillo E, Ruiz-Esparza GU, Prabhakar AM, Khademhosseini A, Yun SH. The commercialization of genome editing technologies. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 2017;37:924-932. PDF


190. Butt H, Yetisen AK, Khan AA, Knowles KM, Qasim MM, Yun SH, Wilkinson TD. Electrically tunable scattering from devitrite–liquid crystal hybrid devices. Advanced Optical Materials 2017;5:1600414. PDF


189. Han S, Hwang BW, Jeon EY, Jung D, Lee GH, Keum DH, Kim KS, Yun SH, Cha HJ, Hahn SK. Upconversion nanoparticles / hyaluronate–rose bengal conjugate complex for noninvasive photochemical tissue bonding. ACS Nano 2017;11:9979-9988. PDF


188. Humar M, Dobravec A, Zhao X, Yun SH. Implantable biomaterial microlasers in the cornea, skin, and blood. Optica 2017;4:1080-1085. PDF


187. Humar M, Upadhya A, Yun SH. Spectral reading of optical resonance-encoded cells in microfluidics. Lab on a Chip 2017;17:2777-2784. PDF


186. Humar M, Yun SH. Whispering-gallery mode emission from biological protein microcavity assemblies. Optica 2017;4:222-228. PDF


185. Jung K, Heishi T, Incio J, Huang Y, Beech EY, Pinter M, Ho WW, Kawaguchi K, Rahbari NN, Chung E, Kim JK, Clark JW, Willett CG, Yun SH, Luster AD, Padera TP, Jain RK, Fukumura D. Targeting CXCR4-dependent immunosuppressive Ly6Clow monocytes improves anti-angiogenic therapy in colorectal cancer, PNAS 2017;114:10455-10460. PDF


184. Jung K, Heishi T, Incio J, Huang Y, Beech EY, Pinter M, Ho W, Rahbari NN, Chung E, Kim JK, Clark JW, Willett CG, Yun SH, Luster AD, Padera TP, Jain RK, Fukumura D. Targeting CXCR4-dependent Ly6Clow monocyte infiltration improves tumor immunity and anti-VEGFR2 therapy in colorectal cancer. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2017;127:3039-3051. PDF


183. Kim S,  Jo H, Jeon M, Choi MG, Hahn SK, Yun SH. Luciferase–rose bengal conjugates for singlet oxygen generation by bioluminescence resonant energy transfer. ChemComm 2017;53:4569-4572. PDF


182. Kwok SJJ, Kim M, Lin HH, Seiler TG, Beck E, Engler M, Shao P, Kochevar I, Seiler T, Yun SH. Flexible optical waveguides for uniform periscleral crosslinking. Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 2017;58:2596-2602. PDF


181.  Kwon J, Kim M, Park H, Kang B, Jo Y, Kim JH, James O, Yun SH, Kim SG, Suh M, Choi M. Label-free nanoscale optical metrology on myelinated axons in vivo. Nature Communications 2017;8:1832. PDF


180. Suhardi VJ, Bichara DA, Kwok SJJ, Freiberg AA, Rubash H, Malchau H, Yun SH, Muratoglu OK, Oral E. A fully functional drug eluting joint implant. Nature Biomedical Engineering 2017;1:0080. PDF


179. Tamayol A, Najafabadi AH, Mostafalu P, Yetisen AK, Commotto M, Aldhahri M, Abdel-wahab MS, Najafabadi ZI, Latifi S, Akbari M, Annabi M, Yun SH, Memic A, Dokmeci MR, Khademhosseini A. Biodegradable elastic nanofibrous platforms with integrated flexible heaters for on-demand drug delivery. Scientific Reports 2017;7:9220. PDF


178. Weber IP, Yun SH, Scarcelli G, Franze K. The role of cell body density in ruminant retina mechanics assessed by atomic force and Brillouin microscopy. Physical Biology 2017;14:065006. PDF


177. Yetisen AK, Jiang N, Tamayol A, Ruiz-Esparza GU, Zhang YS, Medina-Pando S, Gupta A, Wolffsohn JS, Butt H, Khademhosseini A, Yun SH. Paper-based microfluidic system for tear electrolyte analysis. Lab on a Chip 2017;17:1137-1148. PDF


176. Yetisen AK, Jiang N, Fallahi A, Montelongo Y, Ruiz-Esparza GU, Tamayol A, Zhang YS, Mahmood I, Yang SA, Kim KS, Butt H, Khademhosseini A, Yun SH. Glucose-sensitive hydrogel optical fibers functionalized with phenylboronic acid. Advanced Materials 2017;29:1606380. PDF


175. Yun SH, Kwok SJJ. Light in diagnosis, therapy and surgery. Nature Biomedical Engineering 2017;1:0008. Link PDF




174. Ahmed R, Rifat AA, Yetisen AK, Yun SH, Khan S, Butt H. Mode multiplexed waveguide sensor. J. Electromagnetic Waves and Applications 2016;30:444-455.


173. Ahmeed R, Yetisen AK, Dai Q, Yun SH, Butt H. Multiwall carbon nanotube microcavity arrays. J Applied Physics 2016;119:113105. PDF


172. Besner S, Scarcelli G, Pineda R, Yun SH. In vivo Brillouin analysis of the aging crystalline lens. Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 2016;57:5093-5100. PDF


171. Breuer-Weil A, Almasoud NN, Abbasi B, Yetisen AK, Yun SH, Butt H. Parametric simulations of slanted 1D photonic crystal sensors. Nanoscale Research Letters 2016;11:157. PDF


170. Butt H, Yetisen AK, Mistry D, Yun SH, Khan SA, Hassan MU. Morpho butterfly inspired nanostructures. Advanced Optical Materials 2016;4:497-504. (cover) PDF


169. Cho S, Humar M, Martino N, Yun SH. Laser particle stimulated emission microscopy. Physical Review Letters 2016;117:193902. (Editor’s Choice)  PDF

                   News and Commentary Link Research Highlights in Nature  Link


168. Fiore A, Zhang J, Shao P, Yun SH, Scarcelli G. High-extinction virtually imaged phased array-based Brillouin spectroscopy of turbid biological media. Applied Physics Letters 2016;108:203701. PDF


167. Guo J, Liu X, Jiang N, Yetisen AK, Yuk H, Yang C, Khademhosseini A, Zhao X, Yun SH. Highly stretchable, strain sensing hydrogel optical fibers. Advanced Materials 2016;28:10244-10249. PDF

        Optics & Photonics News Link ,  MIT Today’s Spotlight Link 


166. Humar M, Kwok SJJ, Cho SY, Choi M, Yetisen AK, Yun SH. Toward biomaterial-based implantable photonic devices. Nanophotonics 2016;5:414-434. Link, PDF


165. Kim KS, Kim H, Park Y, Lee SW, Kwok SJJ. Hahn SK, Yun SH. Non-invasive transdermal vaccination using hyaluronan nanocarriers and laser adjuvant. Advanced Functional Materials 2016;26:2512-22 (front cover) PDF


164. Kim M, An J, Kim KS*, Choi M, Humar M, Kwok SJJ, Dai T, Yun SH. An optical lens-microneedle array for percutaneous light delivery. Biomedical Optics Express 2016;7:4220-4227. Link, PDF


163. Kim M, Besner S, Ramier A, Kwok, SJJ, An J, Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Shear Brillouin light scattering microscope. Optics Express 2016;24:319-328. Link, PDF


162. Koo H, Hahn SK, Yun SH. Controlled detachment of chemically glued cells. Bioconjugate Chemistry 2016;27:2601-2604. PDF


161. Koo H, Lee JH, Park G, Bao K, Henary M, Yun SH, Choi HS. Site-specific in vivo bioorthogonal ligation via chemical modulation. Advanced Health Materials 2016;5:2510-2516. PDF


160. Kwok SJJ, Kuznetsov IA, Kim M, Choi M, Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Selective two-photon collagen crosslinking in situ measured by Brillouin microscopy. Optica 2016;3:469-472. Link, PDF

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159. Kwok SJJ, Choi M, Bhayana B, Zhang X, Ran C, Yun SH. Two-photon excited photoconversion of cyanine-based dyes. Scientific Reports 2016;6:23866 Link, PDF


158. Lee H, Lee JH, Kim J, Mun JH, Chung J, Koo H, Kim C, Yun SH, Hahn SK. Hyaluronate-gold nanorod / DR5 antibody complex for non-invasive theranosis of skin cancer. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016;8:32202-32210. PDF


157. Lee MY, Lee C, Jung HS, Jeon M, Kim KS, Yun SH, Kim C, and Hahn SK. Biodegradable photonic melanoidin for theranostic applications. ACS Nano 2016;10:822-831. PDF


156. Montelongo Y, Yetisen AK, Butt H, Yun SH. Reconfigurable holographic assembly of volumetric plasmonic nanostructures. Nature Communications 20167:12002. PDF


155. Nizamoglu S, Gather MC, Humar M, Choi M, Kim S, Kim KS, Hahn SK, Scarcelli G, Randolph M, Redmond RW, Yun SH. Bioabsorbable polymer optical waveguides for deep-tissue photomedicine. Nature Communications 2016;7:10374 (Featured article of the week) Link, PDF


154. Shao P, Besner S, Zhang J, Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Etalon filters for Brillouin microscopy of highly scattering tissues. Optics Express 2016;24:22232-22238. Link, PDF


153. Ueno T, Kim P, McGrath MM, Yeung MY, Shimizu T, Jung K, Sayegh MH, Chandraker A, Abdi R, Yun SH. Imaging cell biology in transplantation. Transplant International 2016;29:1349-1351.


152. Ueno T, Kim P, McGrath MM, Yeung MY, Shimizu T, Jung K, Sayegh MH, Chandraker AK, Abdi R, Yun SH. Live Images of donor dendritic cells trafficking via CX3CR1 pathway. Frontiers in Immunology 2016;7:412.


151. Yetisen AK, Butt H, Mikulchyk T, Ahmed R, Montelongo Y, Humar M, Jiang N, Martin S, Naydenova I, and Yun SH. Color-selective 2.5 dimensional holograms on large-area flexible substrates for sensing and multilevel security. Advanced Optical Materials 2016;4:1589-1600. PDF


150. Yetisen AK, Butt H, Yun SH. Photonic crystal flakes. ACS Sensors 2016;1:493-497. PDF


149. Yetisen AK, Coskun AF, England G, Kidambi PR, Cho S, Butt H, Hurwitz J, Khademhosseini Al, Kolle M, Hart AJ, Folch A, Yun SH. Art on the nanoscale and beyond. Advanced Materials 2016;28:1724-1742. (cover) PDF


148. Yetisen AK, Qu H, Manbachi A, Butt H, Dokmeci M, Hinestroza J, Skorobogatiy M, Khademhosseini A, Yun SH. Nanotechnology in textiles. ACS Nano 2016;10:3042-3068. PDF


147. Yetisen AK, Volpatti LR, Kim KS, Koo H, Humar M, Kwok SJJ, Cho S, Butt H, Naydenova I, Kolle M, Khademhosseini A, Hahn SK, Yun SH. Photonic hydrogel sensors. Biotechnology Advances 2016;34:250-271. PDF


146. Zhang J, Fiore A, Yun SH, Kim H, and Scarcelli G. Line-scanning Brillouin microscopy for rapid non- invasive mechanical imaging. Scientific Reports 2016;6:35398. PDF




145. Akca BI, Chang EW, Kling S, Ramier A, Scarcelli S, Marcos S, Yun SH. Observation of corneal vibrational resonance by optical coherence tomography. Biomedical Optics Express 2015;6:3314-3319. Link, PDF


144. Beack S, Hong WH, Jung HS, Do IH, Han S, Kim H, Kim KS, Yun SH, Hahn SK. Photodynamic therapy of melanoma skin cancer using carbon dot–chlorin e6–hyaluronate conjugate. Acta Biomaterialia 2015;26:295-305. PDF


143. Berghaus, K. V., Yun, S. H., Scarcelli, G. High Speed Sub-Ghz Spectrometer for Brillouin Scattering Analysis. J. Vis. Exp. 2015: e53468, doi:10.3791/53468 (2015). Link


142. Berghaus K, Zhang J, Yun SH, Scarcelli G. High-finesse sub-GHz-resolution spectrometer employing VIPA etalons of different dispersion. Optics Letters 2015;40:4436-4439 PDF


141. Butt H, Yetisen AK, Yun SH, Dai Q. Carbon Nanotube Biconvex Microcavities. Applied Physical Letters 2015;106:121208. PDF


140. Choi JW, Kim JK, Yang YJ, Kim P, Yoon KH, Yun SH. Anti-metastatic effect of urokinase via dissociating the circulating tumor cell clusters. Cancer Research 2015;75:4474-4482. PDF


139. Choi JW, Kim P, Kim JK, Kim YR, Fukumura D, Yun SH. Longitudinal tracing of spontaneous regression and anti-angiogenic response in individual microadenomas during colon tumorigenesis. Theranostics 2015;5:724-732. (Cover)  PDF


138. Choi M, Humar M, Kim S, Yun SH. Step-index optical fiber made of biocompatible hydrogels. Advanced Materials 2015;27:4081-4086. PDF, Materials View Link


137. Choi M, Lee WM, Yun SH. Intravital microscopic interrogation of peripheral taste sensation. Scientific Reports 2015;5:8661. PDF, see  Media Coverage


136. Choi M, Kwok SJJ, Yun SH. In vivo fluorescence microscopy: Lessons from observing cell behavior in their native environment. Physiology 2015;30:40-49. PDF


135. Farandos NM, Yetisen AK, Monteiro MJ, Lowe CR, Yun SH. Contact lens sensors in ocular diagnostics. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2015;4:792-810. (Cover) PDF


134. Girard MJA, William J. Dupps WJ, Mani B, Scarcelli G, Yun SH, Quigley HA, Sigal IA, Strouthidis NG. Translating ocular biomechanics into clinical practice: current state and future prospects. Current Eye Research 2015;40:1-18. PDF


133. Humar M, Yun SH. Intracellular microlasers. Nature Photonics 2015;9:572-576. (Cover) PDF

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                   CLEO paper Link PDF,  Article in Conversation Link, and other Media Coverage


132. Humar M, Gather MC, Yun SH. Cellular dye lasers: lasing thresholds and sensing in a planar resonator. Optics Express 2015;23:27865-27879 Link PDF


131. Kim KS, Hong SW, Kim H, Cho M, Kim S, Hur W, Yun SH, Yoon SK, Hahn SK. Hyaluronate-Flt1 peptide conjugate/epirubicin micelles for theranostic applications to liver cancers, RSC Advances 2015;5:48615-48618. PDF


130. Kim KS, Hyun H, Yang JA, Lee MY, Kim H, Yun SH, Choi HS, Hahn SK. Bioimaging of hyaluronate-interferon α conjugate using non-interfering zwitter ionic fluorophore. Biomacromolecules 2015;16:3054-3061 PDF


129. Kim YR, Kim S, Choi JW, Choi SY, Lee SH, Kim H, Hahn SK, Koh GY, Yun SH. Bioluminescence-activated deep-tissue photodynamic therapy of cancer. Theranostics 2015;5:805-817. PDF


128. Kong WH, Sung DK, Kim H, Yang JA, Ieronimakis N, Kim KS, Lee J, Kim DK, Yun SH, and Hahn SK. Self-adjuvanted hyaluronate-antigenic peptide conjugate for transdermal treatment of muscular dystrophy. Biomaterials 2015;81:93-103. PDF


127. Koo H, Choi M, Kim E, Hahn SK, Weissleder R, Yun SH. Bioorthogonal click chemistry-based synthetic cell glue. Small 2015;11:6458-6466. PDF


126. Nizamoglu S, Lee KV, Gather MC, Kim KS, Jeon M, Kim S, Humar M, Yun SH. A simple approach to biological single-cell lasers via intracellular dyes. Advanced Optical Materials 2015;3:1197-1200. PDF


125. Scarcelli G, Besner S, Pineda R, Kalout P, Yun SH. In vivo biomechanical mapping of normal and keratoconic corneas. JAMA Ophthalmology 2015;133:480-482. PDF


124. Scarcelli G, Polacheck WJ, Nia H, Patel K, Grodzinsky AJ, Kamm RD, Yun SH. Noncontact three-dimensional mapping of intracellular hydro-mechanical properties by Brillouin microscopy. Nature Methods 2015;12:1131-1134. PDF   SPIE News  Link


123. Yetisen AK, Davis K, Coskun AF, Church GM, Yun SH. Bioart. Trends in Biotechnology 2015;33:724-734. (Cover)  PDF  Highlight in Cell Press 


122. Yetisen AK, Montelongo Y, Qasim MM, Butt H, Wilkinson TD, Monteiro MJ, Yun SH. Photonic nanosensor for colorimetric detection of metal ions. Analytical Chemistry 2015;87:5010-5108. (Cover) PDF


121. Yetisen AK, Volpatti LR, Coskun AF, Cho S, Kamrani E, Butt H, Khademhosseini A, Yun SH. Entrepreneurship. Lab on a Chip 2015;15:3638-3660. PDF   Highlight in Nature Nanotechnology PDF


120. Zhao Q, Yetisen AK, Anthony CJ, Fowler WR, Yun SH, Butt H. Printable ink holograms. Applied Physical Letters 2015;107:0411175. PDF


119. Zhao Q, Yetisen AK, Sabouri A, Yun SH, Butt H. Printable nanophotonic devices via holographic laser ablation. ACS Nano 2015;9:9062-9069. PDF




118. Choi JW, Kim JK, Choi M, Kim YR, Yun SH. In vivo imaging of Lgr5-positive cell populations using confocal laser endomicroscopy during early colon tumorigenesis. Endoscopy 2014 46:1110-1115. PDF


117. Fan X, Yun SH. The potential of optofluidic bio-lasers. Nature Methods 2014;11:141-147. PDF


116. Ekberg P, Su R, Change EW, Yun SH, Mattsson L. Fast and accurate metrology of multi-layered ceramic materials by an automated boundary detection algorithm developed for optical coherence tomography data. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2014;31:217-226. PDF


115. Gather MC, Yun SH. Bio-optimized energy transfer in densely packed fluorescent protein enables near-maximal luminescence and solid-state lasers. Nature Communications 2014 5:5722. PDF


114. Jung HS, Kong WH, Sung DK, Lee MY, Beack SE, Keum DH, Kim KS, Yun SH, Hahn SK. Nano graphene oxide–hyaluronic acid conjugate for photothermal therapy of skin cancer. ACS Nano 2014;8:260-268. PDF


113. Kling S, Akca IB, Chang EW, Scarcelli G, Bekesi N, Yun SH, Marcos S. Numerical model of optical coherence tomographic vibrography imaging to estimate corneal biomechanical properties. J R Soc Interface 2014 11:20140920. PDF Link


112. Lee S, Koo H, Na JH, Han SH, Min HS, Lee SJ, Kim SH, Yun SH, Choi K, Jeong SY, Kwon IC, Kim K. Chemical tumor-targeting of nanoparticles based on metabolic glycoengineering and click chemistry. ACS Nano 2014;8:2048-2063. PDF


111. Oh HJ, Gather MC, Song JJ, Yun SH. Lasing from fluorescent protein crystals. Optics Express 2014;22:31411-31416. PDF  Link


110. Scarcelli G, Besner S, Pineda R, Yun SH. Biomechanical characterization of keratoconus corneas ex vivo with Brillouin microscopy. Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 2014 55;7:4490-4495. PDF


109. Su R, Kirillin M, Chang EW, Sergeeva E, Yun SH, Mattsson L. Perspectives of mid-infrared optical coherence tomography for inspection and micrometrology of industrial ceramics. Opt Express 2014 30;22:15804-19. PDF Link


108. Yetisen AK, Montelongo Y, Farandos NM, Naydenova I, Lowe CR, Yun SH. Mechanism of multiple grating formation in high-energy recording of holographic sensors. Applied Physics Letters 2014 105:261106. PDF




107. Chang EW, Cheng JT, Roosli C, Kobler JB, Rosowski JJ, Yun SH. Simultaneous 3D imaging of sound-induced motions of the tympanic membrane and middle ear ossicles. Hearing Research 2013;314:49-56. PDF


106. Cherfan D, Verter EE, Melki S, Gisel TE, Scarcelli G, Yun SH, Redmond RW, Kochevar IE. Collagen crosslinking using rose bengal and green light to increase corneal stiffness. Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 2013;54:3426-3433. PDF


105. Choi M, Choi JW, Kim S, Nizamoglu S, Hahn SK, Yun SH. Light-guiding hydrogels for cell-based sensing and optogenetic synthesis in vivo. Nature Photonics 2013;7:987-994. PDF  

                                    News and Views, Media Coverage, Nature Reviews Endocrinology PDF


104. Choi M, Yun SH. In vivo femtosecond endosurgery: An intestinal epithelial regeneration-after-injury model. Optics Express 2013;21:30842-30848. PDF Link


103. Chow MJ, Choi M, Yun SH, Zhang Y. The effect of static stretch on elastin degradation in arteries. PLOS One 2013;e81951. PDF


102. Jung K, Kim P, Leuschner F, Gorbatov R, Kim JK, Ueno T, Nahrendorf M, Yun SH. Endoscopic time-lapse imaging of immune cells in infarcted mouse hearts. Circulation Research 2013;112:891-899. PDF


101. Kim JK, Choi JW, Yun SH. Optical fine-needle imaging biopsy of the brain. Biomedical Optics Express 2013:4;2846-2854. PDF   Link


100. Kim JK, Choi JW, Yun SH. A 350-um side-view optical probe for imaging the murine brain in vivo from the cortex to the hypothalamus. J Biomedical Optics 2013;18:050502. PDF


99.  Lee TR, Choi M, Kopacz AM, Yun SH, Liu WK, Decuzzi P. On the near-wall accumulation of injectable particles in the microcirculation: small is not better. Scientific Reports 2013;3:2079. PDF


98. Nizamoglu S, Gather MC, Yun SH. All-biomaterial laser using vitamin and biopolymers. Advanced Materials 2013;25:5943-5947. (Cover article) PDF


97.  Oh G, Chung E, Yun SH. Optical fibers for high-resolution in vivo microendoscopic fluorescence imaging. Optical Fiber Technology 2013;19:760-771 (Invited paper) PDF


96. Scarcelli G, Kling S, Quijano E, Pineda R, Marcos S, Yun SH. Brillouin microscopy of collagen crosslinking: non-contact depth-dependent analysis of corneal elastic modulus. Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 2013;54:1418-1425. PDF


95. Sokol H, Conway KL, Zhang M, Choi M, Morin B, Cao Z, Villablanca EJ, Li C, Gardet A, Wijmenga C, Yun SH, Shi HN, Xavier RJ. Card9 mediates intestinal epithelial cell restitution, T-helper 17 responses, and control of bacterial infection in mice. Gastroenterology 2013;145:591-601. PDF




94.  Chang EW, Kobler JB, Yun SH. Sub-nanometer optical coherence tomographic vibrography. Optics Letters 2012;37:3678-3680.  PDF


93.  Choi JW, Lee JW, Kim JK, Jeon HK, Choi JJ, Kim DG, Kim BG, Nam DH, Kim HJ, Yun SH, Kim S. Splicing variant of AIMP2 as an effective target against chemoresistant ovarian cancer. J Molecular Cell Biology 2012;4:164-173.  PDF


92.  Gho EJ, Kim KS, Kim YR, Jung HS, Kong WH, Scarcelli G, Yun SH, Hahn SK. Bioimaging of hyaluronic acid derivatives using nano-sized carbon dots. Biomacromolecules 2012;13:2554-1561. PDF


91. Kim DG, Choi JW, Lee JW, Kim H, Oh YS, Lee JW, Tak YK Song JM, Han J, Kim HJ, Jung JW, Hwang I, Park CK, Kwon KY, Razin E, Yun SH, Kim S. Interaction of two translational components, Lysyl-tRNA synthetase and p40/37LRP in plasma membrane promotes cell migration: implication for metastasis. FASEB J 2012;26:4142-4159. PDF


90. Kim JK, Lee WM, Kim P, Choi M, Jung K, Kim S, Yun SH. Fabrication and operation of GRIN probes for in vivo fluorescence cellular imaging of internal organs in small animals. Nature Protocols 2012;7:1456-1469. (Cover) PDF


89. Kim JK, Vinarsky V, Wain J, Zhao R, Jung K, Choi J, Pardo-Saganta A, Breton S, Rajagopal J, Yun SH. In vivo imaging of tracheal epithelial cells in mice during airway regeneration. Am J Respiratory Cell Molecular Biology 2012;47:864-868. PDF


88. Kim KS, Kim S, Kim J, Yang JA, Yun SH, Hahn SKIn vivo real time confocal microscopy for target specific delivery of hyaluronic acid-quantum dot conjugates. Nanomedicine 2012;8:1070-1073. PDF


87. Kong WH, Sung DK, Kim KS, Jung HS, Gho EJ, Yun SH, Hahn SK. Self-assembled complex of probe peptide - e. coli RNA I conjugate and nanographene oxide for apoptosis diagnosis. Biomaterials 2012;33:7556-7564. PDF


86. Scarcelli G, Pineda R, Yun SH. Brillouin optical microscopy for corneal biomechanics. Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 2012;53:185-190. PDF


85. Scarcelli G, Yun SH. In vivo Brillouin optical microscopy of the human eye. Optics Express 2012;20:9197-9202. PDF


84. Van de Ven AL, Adriani G, Schmulen J, Moloney P, Hussain F, Ferrari M, Liu X, Yun SH, Decuzzi P. Rapid tumoritropic accumulation of systemically injected plateloid particles and their biodistribution. J Controlled Release 2012;156:148-155. PDF


83.  Yang JA, Kim ES, Kwon JH, Kim HM, Shim JH, Yun SH, Choi KY, Hahn SK. Transdermal delivery of hyaluronic acid-human growth hormone conjugate. Biomaterials 2012;33:5947-5954. PDF




82. Alonzo CA, Yun SH. Harmonic mode locking in a sliding-frequency fiber laser. Optics Letters 2011;36:1090-1092. PDF


81. Benichou G, Yamada Y, Yun SH, Lin C, Fray M, Tocco G. Immune recognition and rejection of allogeneic skin grafts. Immunotherapy 2011;3:757-70. (Review) PDF


80. Chang EW, Kobler JB, and Yun SH. Triggered optical coherence tomography for capturing rapid periodic motion. Scientific Reports 2011;1:48. Link, PDF


79. Gather MC, Yun SH. Single cell biological lasers. Nature Photonics 2011;5:406-410. (Cover article) PDF

                   Also see Nature News, News and Views, and Media Coverage.

                   Cellular lasers. Nature Photonics 2011;5:438. (Editorial)  PDF

                   Optics in 2011: Biological Lasers. Optics & Photonics News 2011;22:23 Link

                   Selected as Physics Worlds Top10 Breakthroughs for 2011 Link

                   Selected as Nature Top10 News Readers’ choice Link


78. Gather MC, Yun SH. Lasing from Escherichia coli bacteria genetically programmed to express green fluorescent protein. Optics Letters 2011;36:3299-3301. PDF


77. Kuehnea AJC, Gather MC, Eydelnantc IA, Yun SH, Weitz DA, Wheeler AR. A switchable digital microfluidic droplet dye-laser. Lab on a Chip 2011;11:3716-3919. PDF


76. Lee WM, Yun SH. Adaptive aberration correction of GRIN lenses for endomicroscopy. Optics Letters 2011;36:4608-4610. PDF


75. Li X, Ahmad U, Cullere X, Choi M, Milner D, Venkatesh D, Yun SH, Mayadas T. Dectin-1 activation of Mac-1 (CD11b/CD18) via Vav proteins in neutrophils promotes Candida albicans clearance. Cell Host & Microbe 2011;10:603-615. PDF


74. Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Multistage VIPA etalons for high-extinction parallel Brillouin spectroscopy. Optics Express 2011;19:10913-10922. PDF


73. Scarcelli G, Kim P, Yun SH. In vivo measurement of age-related stiffening in the crystalline lens by Brillouin optical microscopy. Biophysical Journal 2011;6:1539-45. (Cover article) PDF


72. Zhi L, Kim P, Thompson BD, Pitsillides C, Bankovich AJ, Yun SH, Lin CP, Cyster JG, Wu MX. FTY720 blocks egress of T cells in part by abrogation of their adhesion on the lymph node sinus. Journal of Immunology 2011;187:2244-2251. PDF




71. Chen X, Kim P, Farinelli B, Doukas A, Yun SH, Gelfand, JA, Anderson RR, Wu MX. A novel laser vaccine adjuvant increases the motility of antigen presenting cells. PLoS One 2010;5:e13776. PDF


70. Fan Z, Spencer J, Yan Lu Y, Pitsillides CM, Singh G, Kim P, Yun SH, Strom TB, Lin CP, Koulmanda M. In vivo tracking of color coded effector, natural and induced regulatory T cells in allograft response. Nature Medicine 2010:16;718-22. PDF


69. Ghosh SK, Kim P, Zhang X, Yun SH, Moore A, Lippard SJ, Medarova Z. A novel imaging approach for early detection of prostate cancer based on endogenous Zinc sensing. Cancer Research 2010;70:6119-27. PDF

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68. Itaka K, Osada K, Morii K, Kim P, Yun SH, Kataoka K. Polyplex nanomicelle promotes hydrodynamic gene introduction to skeletal muscle. J Controlled Release 2010;143:112-119. PDF


67. Kang JW, Kim P, Alonzo CA, Park H, Yun SH. Two-photon microscopy by wavelength-swept pulses delivered through single mode fiber. Optics Letters 2010;35:181-183. PDF


66. Kim P, Chung E, Yamashita H, Hung KE, Mizoguchi A, Kucherlapati R, Fukumura D, Jain RK, Yun SH. In vivo wide-area cellular imaging by side-view endomicroscopy. Nature Methods 2010;7:303-305 (Cover article). PDF


65. Kober JB, Chang EW, Zeitels SM, Yun SH. Dynamic imaging of vocal fold oscillation with 4D optical coherence tomography. Laryngoscope 2010;120:1564-62 (Cover article) PDF


64. Lee JY, Park C, Lee E, Kim H, Kim P, Yun SH, Yoon Y. Podoplanin-expressing cells derived from bone marrow play a crucial role in postnatal lymphatic neovascularization. Circulation 2010;122:1413-1425. PDF




63. Bouma BE, Yun SH, Vakoc BJ, Suter MJ, Tearney GJ. Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography: recent advances toward clinical utility. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 2009;20:111-8. (Review) PDF


62. Desjardins AE, Vakoc BJ, Suter MJ, Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Real-time FPGA processing for high-speed optical frequency domain imaging. IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging 2009:28;1468-72. PDF


61. Zhong W, Celli JP, Rizvi I, Mai Z, Spring BQ, Yun SH,  Hasan T. In vivo high-resolution fluorescence microendoscopy for ovarian cancer detection and treatment monitoring. British J Cancer 2009;101:2015-22. PDF




60. Kim P, Puoris'haag M, Cote D, Lin CP, Yun SH. In vivo confocal and multiphoton microendoscopy. J Biomedical Optics 2008;13:010501. PDF


59. Oh WY, Yun SH, Vakoc BJ, Tearney GJ, Shishkov M, Desjardins AE, de Boer JF, Park BH, Bouma BE. High-speed polarization sensitive optical frequency domain imaging with frequency multiplexing. Optics Express 2008;16:1096-103. PDF


58. Oh WY, Vakoc BJ, Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Single-detector polarization-sensitive optical frequency domain imaging using high-speed intra A-line polarization modulation. Optics Letters 2008;33:1330-32. PDF


57. Scarcelli G, Kim P, Yun SH. Cross-axis cascading of spectral dispersion. Optics Letters 2008;33:2979-81. PDF


56. Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Confocal Brillouin microscopy for three-dimensional mechanical imaging. Nature Photonics 2008;2:39-43. PDF

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55. Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Entangled-photon coincidence fluorescence imaging. Optics Express 2008;16:16189-94. PDF


54. Sharma U, Chang EW, Yun SH. Long-wavelength optical coherence tomography for enhanced imaging depth. Opt Express 2008;16:19712-23. PDF




53. Vakoc BJ, Shishko M, Yun SH, Oh WY, Suter MJ, Desjardins AE, Evans JA, Nishioka NS, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Comprehensive esophageal microscopy by using optical frequency-domain imaging. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2007;65:898-905. PDF


52. Yelin D, White WM, Motz JT, Yun SH, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Spectral-domain spectrally-encoded endoscopy. Optics Express 2007; 15;2432-44. PDF


51. Yelin R, Yelin D, Oh WY, Yun SH, Boudoux C, Vakoc BJ, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Multimodality optical imaging of embryonic heart microstructure. J Biomedical Optics 2007;12:064021. PDF




50. Bilenca A, Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Numerical study of wavelength-swept semiconductor ring lasers: the role of refractive index nonlinearities in semiconductor optical amplifiers and implications for biomedical imaging applications. Optics Letters 2006;31:760-2. PDF


49. Lee ECW, de Boer JF, Mujat M, Lim H, Yun SH. In vivo optical frequency domain imaging of human retina and choroids. Opt Express 2006;14:4403-11. PDF


48. Lim H, de Boer JF, Park BH, Lee ECW, Yelin R, Yun SH. Optical frequency domain imaging with a rapidly swept laser in the 815-870 nm range. Opt Express 2006;14;5937-44. PDF


47. Oh WY, Bouma BE, Iftimia N, Yun SH, Yelin R, Tearney GJ. Ultrahigh-resolution full-field optical coherence microscopy using InGaAs camera. Opt Express 2006;14:726-35. PDF


46. Oh WY, Yun SH, Vakoc BJ, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Ultrahigh-speed optical frequency domain imaging and application to laser ablation monitoring. Applied Physics Letters 2006;88:103902. PDF


45. Vakoc BJ, Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Elimination of depth degeneracy in optical frequency-domain imaging through polarization-based optical demodulation. Opt Lett 2006;31:362-5. PDF


44. Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Vakoc BJ, Shishkov M, Oh WY, Desjardins AE, Suter MJ, Chan RC, Evans JA, Jang IK, Nishioka NS, de Boer JF, Bouma BE. Comprehensive volumetric optical microscopy in vivo. Nature Medicine 2006;12:1429-33. PDF




43. Boudoux C, Yun SH, Oh WY, White WM, Iftimia N, Shishkov M, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Rapid wavelength-swept spectrally encoded confocal microscopy. Opt Express 2005;13:8214-21. PDF


42. Chen TC, Cense B, Pierce MC, Nassif N, Park BH, Yun SH, White BR, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography: ultra-high speed, ultra-high resolution ophthalmic imaging. Arch Ophthalmology 2005;123:1715-20. PDF


41. Oh WY, Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Wide tuning range wave-length-swept laser with two semiconductor optical amplifiers. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2005;17:678-80. PDF


40. Oh WY, Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. 115 kHz tuning repetition rate ultrahigh-speed wavelength-swept semiconductor laser. Opt Lett 2005;30:3159-61. PDF


39. Park BH, Pierce MC, Cense B, Yun SH, Mujat M, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE, de Boer JF. Real-time fiber-based multi-functional spectral-domain optical coherence tomography at 1.3 um. Opt Express 2005;13:3931-44.skf. PDF


38. Vakoc BJ, Yun SH, de Boer JF, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Phase-resolved optical frequency domain imaging. Opt Express 2005;13:5483-93. PDF


37. Yelin D, Yun SH, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Three-dimensional Imaging using spectral encoding heterodyne interferometry. Opt Lett 2005;30:1794-6. PDF


36. Yun SH. Mode locking of a wavelength-swept laser. Opt Lett 2005;30:2660-2. PDF




35. Cense B, Nassif N, Chen TC, Pierce MC, Yun SH, Park BH, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF. Ultrahigh-resolution high-speed retinal imaging using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography. Opt Express 2004;12:2435-47. PDF


34. Nassif N, Cense B, Park BH, Pierce MC, Yun SH, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, Chen TC, de Boer JF. In-vivo high-resolution video-rate spectral-domain optical coherence tomography of the human retina and optic nerve. Opt Express 2004;12:367-76. PDF


33. Nassif N, Cense B, Park BH, Yun SH, Chen TC, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF. In-vivo human retinal imaging by ultrahigh-speed spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Opt Lett 2004;29:480-482. PDF


32. Yelin D, Bouma BE, Yun SH, Tearney GJ. Double-clad fiber for endoscopy. Opt Lett 2004;29:2408-10. PDF


31. Yun SH, Boudoux C, Pierce MC, de Boer JF, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. Extended-cavity semiconductor wavelength-swept laser for biomedical imaging. IEEE Photonics Technology Lett 2004;16:293-5. PDF


30. Yun SH, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF, Bouma BE. Motion artifacts in optical coherence tomography with frequency-domain ranging. Opt Express 2004;12:2977-98. PDF


29. Yun SH, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF, Bouma BE. Pulsed-source and swept-source spectral-domain optical coherence tomography with reduced motion artifacts. Opt Express 2004;12:5614-24. PDF


28. Yun SH, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF, Bouma BE. Removing the depth-degeneracy in optical frequency domain imaging with frequency shifting. Opt Express 2004;12:4822-8. PDF


27. Yun SH and Kim HS. Acoustic resonance in a fiber-based acousto-optic device via acoustic radiation to air. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2004;16:147-9. PDF




26. Lee SS, Kim HS, Hwang IK, Yun SH. Highly-efficient broadband acoustic transducer for all-fiber acousto-optic devices. Electronics Letters 2003;39:1309-10. PDF


25. Yun SH, Boudoux C, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE. High-speed wavelength-swept semiconductor laser with polygon-scanner-based wavelength filter. Opt Lett 2003; 28:2321-2323. PDF


24. Yun SH, Tearney GJ, Bouma BE, Park BH, de Boer JF. High-speed spectral-domain optical coherence tomography at 1.3 µm wavelength. Opt Express 2003; 11:3598-3604. PDF


23. Yun SH, Tearney GJ, de Boer JF, Iftimia N, Bouma BE. High-speed optical frequency-domain imaging. Opt Express 2003; 11:2953-2963. PDF


Prior to 2003


22. Park HS, Song KY, Yun SH, Kim BY. All-fiber wavelength-tunable acousto-optic switches based on intermodal coupling in fibers. J Lightwave Technology 2002;20:1864-8. PDF


21. Song KY, Hwang IK, Yun SH, Kim BY. High performance fused-type mode-selective coupler using elliptical core two-mode fiber at 1550nm. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2002;14:501-3. PDF


20. Park HS, Yun SH, Hwang IK, Lee SB, Kim BY. All-fiber add-drop wavelength-division multiplexer based on intermodal coupling. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2001;13:460-2. PDF


19. Hwang IK, Yun SH, Kim BY. Long period fiber grating based on periodic microbend. Optics Letters 1999;24:1263-5. PDF


18. Yong JC, Yun SH, Lee ML, Kim BY. Frequency division multiplexed fiber laser current sensor array. Optics Letters 1999;24:1097-9. PDF


17. Yun SH, Lee BW, H. K. Kim, Kim BY. Dynamic erbium-doped fiber amplifier based on active gain flattening with fiber acousto-optic tunable filters. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 1999;11:1229-31. PDF


16. Hwang IK, Yun SH, Kim BY. All-fiber nonreciprocal comb filter with wavelength tunability. IEEE Photon Technology Letters 1998;10:1437-9. PDF


15. Kim HS, Yun SH, H. K. Kim, Park NK, Kim BY. Active gain-flattened erbium-doped fiber amplifier over 35 nm by using all-fiber acousto-optictunable filters. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 1998;10:790-2. PDF


14. Lee ML, Park JS, Lee WJ, Yun SH, Lee YH, Kim BY. Polarimetric current sensor using orthogonally-polarized dual-frequency fiber laser. Measurement Science Technology 1998;9:952-9. PDF


13. Yun SH, Richardson DJ, Kim BY, Interrogation of fiber grating sensor arrays with a wavelength-swept fiber laser. Optics Letters 1998;23:843-5. PDF


12. Culverhouse DO, Yun SH, Richardson DJ, Farwell SG, Birks TA, Russell PSJ. All-fiber tunable filter based on null coupler. Optics Letters 1997;22:96-8. PDF


11. Hwang IK, Yun SH, Kim BY, All-fiber-optic nonreciprocal modulator. Optics Letters 1997;22:507-9. PDF


10. Kim HS,Yun SH,Hwang IK, Kim BY. All-fiber acousto-optictunable notch filter with electronically controllable spectral profile. Optics Letters 1997;22:1476-8. PDF


9. Yun SH, Richardson DJ, Culverhouse DO, Birks TA. All-fiber acousto-optic filter with low polarization sensitivity and no frequency shift. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 1997;9:461-3. PDF


8. Yun SH, Richardson DJ, Culverhouse DO, Kim BY. Wavelength-swept fiber laser with frequency shifted feedback and resonantly swept acousto-optictunable filter. IEEE J Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 1997;3:1087-96  (Invited paper). PDF


7. Kim BK, Yun SH, Hwang IK, Kim BY. Nonlinear strain response of two-mode fiber-optic interferometer. Optics Letters 1996;21:934-6. PDF


6. Jeon MY, Lee HK, Kim KH, Lee EH, Yun SH, Kim BY, Koh YW. An electronically wavelength tunable mode-locked fiber laser using an all-fiber acousto-optic tunable filter. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 1996;8:1618-20. PDF


5. Park JS, Yun SH, Ahn SJ, Kim BY. Polarization-and frequency-stable fiber laser for magnetic-field sensing. Optics Letters 1996;21:1029-31. PDF


4. Yun SH, Kim BK, Jeong HJ, Kim BY. Suppression of polarization dependence in a two-mode-fiber acousto-optic device. Optics Letters 1996:21:908-10. PDF


3. Yun SH, Hwang IK, Kim BY. All-fiber tunable filter and laser based on two-mode fiber. Optics Letters 1996;21:27-9. PDF


2. Kim HY, Kim BK, Yun SH, Kim BY. Response of fiber lasers to an axial magnetic field. Optics Letters 1995;20:1713-15. PDF


1. Koh YW, Yun SH, Kim BY. Strain effects on two mode fiber gratings. Optics Letters 1993;18:497-9. PDF



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Recent papers in selected publishers

· Light in diagnosis, therapy and surgery. Nature Biomedical Engineering 2017

· Laser particle stimulated emission microscopy. Physical Review Letters 2016

· Highly stretchable, strain sensing hydrogel optical fibers. Advanced Materials 2016

· Bioabsorbable polymer optical waveguides...  Nature Communications 2016

· Noncontact three-dimensional mapping of intracellular hydro-mechanical properties... Nature Methods 2015

· Intracellular microlasers. Nature Photonics 2015

· The potential of optofluidic bio-lasers. Nature Methods 2014

· Bio-optimized energy transfer in densely packed fluorescent protein enables... Nature Communications 2014

· Light-guiding hydrogels for cell-based sensing and optogenetic synthesis in vivo. Nature Photonics 2013

· Fabrication and operation of GRIN probes for in vivo fluorescence cellular imaging... Nature Protocols 2012

· Single cell biological lasers. Nature Photonics 2011

· In vivo wide-area cellular imaging by side-view endomicroscopy. Nature Methods 2010

· Confocal Brillouin microscopy for three-dimensional mechanical imaging. Nature Photonics 2008

· Comprehensive volumetric optical microscopy in vivo. Nature Medicine 2006

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