Photonics and Display Group

Liquid Crystal Display

Kun Yin

Ph.D. student  in Optics

Email: kunyin@Knights.ucf.edu  

Office: Room 289, CREOL

Phone:  (321) 230-0172

 

CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics,

University of Central Florida,

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700

 

 

Education:

01/2017-Present

Ph.D. in progress, CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.

09/2012-06/2016

B.S. in Opto-Electronics, School of Precision Instrument & Opto-Electronics Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

 

 

 

Honors & Awards:

2019

2018

2018

2018

2018

2016

Distinguished Student Paper, Society for Information Display

SID Student Travel Grant

Distinguished Student Paper, Society for Information Display

SID Student Travel Grant

CREOL Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Central Florida

Outstanding Graduate, Tanjin University

2012

Excellent Student Leader, Student Union of Tanjin University

 

Leadership & Service:

2018-2019

2017-2018

President of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

Treasurer of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

 

Publications:

1.       (Distinguished paper) Z. He, K. Yin, E. L. Xiang, and S. T. Wu, “Birefringent light-shaping films for mini-LED backlights  J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 28, xxx (2020).  DOI: 10.1002/jsid.908

2.      (Distinguished paper) K. Yin, H. Y. Lin, and S. T. Wu, “Chirped polarization volume grating for wide FOV and high efficiency waveguide-based AR displays,” J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 28, 368-374 (2020).

3.      Z. He, K. Yin, and S. T. Wu, “Passive polymer-dispersed liquid crystal enabled multi-focal plane displays,” Opt. Express 28(10), 15294-15299 (2020).

4.      K. Yin, Z. He, and S. T. Wu, “Reflective polarization volume lens with small f-number and large diffraction angle,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 8, 2000170 (2020).

5.      Z. He, K. Yin, E.L. Hsiang and S.T. Wu, “Volumetric light-shaping polymer-dispersed liquid crystal films for mini-LED backlights,” Liq. Cryst. 47, (2020).

6.      K. Yin, H. Y. Lin, and S. T. Wu, “Chirped polarization volume grating with ultra-wide angular bandwidth and high efficiency for see-through near-eye displays,” Opt. Express 27(24), 35895-35902 (2019).

7.      (Review paper) Z. He, G. Gou, R. Chen, K. Yin, T. Zhan, and S. T. Wu, “Liquid Crystal Beam Steering Devices: Principles, Recent Advances, and Future Developments,” Crystals 9(6), 292 (2019).

8.     (Distinguished paper) K. Yin, Y. H. Lee, Z. He, and S. T. Wu, “Stretchable, flexible, and adherable polarization volume grating film for waveguide-based augmented reality displays,” J. SID 27(4), 232-237 (2019).

9.      (Distinguished paper) T. Zhan, Y. H. Lee, J. Xiong, G. Tan, K. Yin, J. Yang, S. Liu, and S. T. Wu, “High-efficiency switchable optical elements for advanced head-up displays,” J. SID 27(4), 223-231 (2019).

10.  R. Chen, Y. H. Lee, T. Zhan, K. Yin, Z. An, and S. T. Wu, “Multi-stimuli-responsive self-organized liquid crystal Bragg gratings,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 7, 1900101 (2019).

11.   K. Yin, Y. H. Lee, Z. He, and S. T. Wu, “Stretchable, flexible, rollable, and adherable polarization volume grating film,” Opt. Express 27(4), 5814-5823 (2019).

12.  (Spotlight on Optics) T. Zhan, Y. H. Lee, G. Tan, J. Xiong, K. Yin, F. Gou, J. Zou, N. Zhang, D. Zhao, J. Yang, S. Liu, and S. T. Wu, “Pancharatnam-Berry optical elements for head-up and near-eye displays [invited],” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 36(5), D52-D65 (2019).

13.  (Distinguished paper) Y. H. Lee, G. Tan, K. Yin, T. Zhan, and S. T. Wu, “Compact see-through near-eye display with depth adaption,” J. SID 26(2), 64-70 (2018).

14.  Y. H. Lee, K. Yin, and S. T. Wu, “Reflective polarization volume gratings for high efficiency waveguide-coupling augmented reality displays,” Opt. Express 25(22), 27008-27014 (2017).

Conference Proceedings:

1.      (Distinguished Student Paper) K. Yin, YH Lee, Z. He, and ST Wu, “Stretchable, flexible and adherable polarization volume grating film for waveguide-based AR displays,” SID Symp. Digest 50 (1), 830-833 (2019, San Jose, CA).

2.      (Distinguished Student Paper) T. Zhan, Y.H. Lee, J. Xiong, G. Tan, K. Yin, J. Yang, S. Liu and S.T. Wu, “High-Efficiency Switchable Optical Elements for Advanced Head-up Displays,” SID Symp. Digest 50(1), 676-679 (May 2019, San Jose, California).

3.      R. Chen, Y. H. Lee, T. Zhan, K. Yin, Z. An and S.T. Wu, “Fast-response polarization volume gratings for AR/VR displays,” SID Symp. Digest 50(1), 838-841 (May 2019, San Jose, California).

4.      (Distinguished Student Paper) Y.H. Lee, G. Tan, K. Yin, T. Zhan, and S.T. Wu, “Compact Seethrough Neareye Display with Depth Adaption,” SID Symp. Digest 49(1), 1060-1063 (May 2018, Los Angeles, California).

5.      K. Yin, Y. H. Lee, and S.T. Wu, “High Efficiency Polarization Volume Grating for Waveguidebased AR Displays,” SID Symp. Digest 49(1), 208-211 (2018).

Patents:

1.       Y. H. Lee, G. Tan, T. Zhan, K. Yin, J. Xiong, S. T. Wu, S. Liu, J. Yang, “Optical display system, method and applications” US Patent Application 62/888,573 (Aug. 19, 2019).

 

Useful Links:

Prof. S. T. Wu’s Homepage, CREOL

 

Problems regarding this web site should be directed to Kun Yin. Last updated: 07/01/2019.