Photonics and Display Group

Liquid Crystal Display

Yun-Han Lee

Ph. D. student  in Optics


Office: Room 286, CREOL

Phone:  (407) 773-5080


University of Central Florida

College of Optics & Photonics: CREOL & FPCE

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700




01/2015 – Present

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

09/2011 – 06/2013

MS in Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

09/2007 – 06/2011

BS in Physics, National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan


Honors & Awards:


CREOL Graduate Fellowship, University of Central Florida


Journal Publications:

1.    Z. He, H. Chen, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Tuning the correlated color temperature of white light-emitting diodes resembling Planckian locus,” Opt. Express 26(2), A136-A143 (2018).

2.    Z. He, Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, D. Franklin, D. Chanda, and S. T. Wu, “Polarization-independent phase modulators enabled by two-photon polymerization,” Opt. Express 25(26), 33688-33694 (2017).

3.    (Featured paper) G. Liu, Y. H. Lee, Y. Huang, Z. Zhu, G. Tan, M. Q. Cai, P.-P. Li, D. Wang, Y. Li, S. Pang, C. Tu, S.T. Wu, and H.-T. Wang, “Dielectric broadband meta-vector-polarizers based on nematic liquid crystal,” APL Photonics 2, 126102 (2017).

4.    Y. H. Lee, D. Franklin, F. Gou, G. Liu, F. Peng, D. Chanda, and S. T. Wu, “Two-photon polymerization enabled multi-layer liquid crystal phase modulator,” (Nature) Sci. Rep. 7, 16260 (2017).   

5.    Y. H. Lee, T. Zhan, and S. T. Wu, “Enhancing the resolution of a near-eye display with Pancharatnam−Berry phase deflector,” Opt. Lett. 42(22), 4732-4735 (2017).

6.     (Review paper) G. Tan, Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, H. Chen, Y. Huang, Y.F. Lan, C.Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, “Review on polymer-stabilized short-pitch cholesteric liquid crystal displays," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 493001 (2017).    

7.    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).

8.    F. Gou, F. Peng, Q. Ru, Y. H. Lee, H. Chen, Z. He, T. Zhan, K. L. Vodopyanov, and S. T. Wu, “Mid-wave infrared beam steering based on high-efficiency liquid crystal diffractive waveplates,” Opt. Express 25(19), 22404-22410 (2017).

9.    (Review paper) Y. H. Lee, G. Tan, T. Zhan, Y. Weng, G. Liu, F. Gou, F. Peng, N.V. Tabiryan, S. Gauza, and S. T. Wu, “Recent progress in Pancharatnam-Berry phase optical elements and the applications for virtual/augmented realities,” Optical Data Processing and Storage 3, 79-88 (2017).

10. G. Tan, Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, M. Hu, Y. F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Macroscopic model for analyzing the electro-optics of uniform lying helix cholesteric liquid crystals," J. Appl. Phys. 121, 173102 (2017). 

11. F. Peng, H. Chen, F. Gou, Y. H. Lee, M. Wand, M.C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Analytical equation for the motion picture response time of display devices,” J. Appl. Phys. 121, 023108 (2017).

12. H. Chen, F. Peng, F. Gou, Y. H. Lee, M. Wand, and S. T. Wu, “Nematic LCD with motion picture response time comparable to organic LEDs,” Optica 3(9), 1033-1034 (2016).  

13. Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, F. Peng, and S.T. Wu, “Hysteresis-free and submillisecond-response polymer network liquid crystal,” Opt. Express 24(13) 14793-14800 (2016).

14. H. Chen, R. Zhu, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Correlated color temperature tunable white LED with a dynamic color filter,” Opt. Express 24(6), A731-A739 (March 18, 2016). 

15. Y. H. Lee, F. Peng, and S.T. Wu, “Fast-response switchable lens for 3D and wearable displays,” Opt. Express 24(2), 1668-1675 (Jan. 25, 2016).

16. F. Peng, Y. H. Lee, H. Chen, Z. Li, A. E. Bostwick, R. J. Twieg, and S. T. Wu, “Low absorption chlorinated liquid crystals for infrared applications,” Opt. Mater. Express 5(6), 1281-1288 (June 1, 2015).

17. Y. H. Lee, L. Wang, H. Yang, and S.T. Wu, “Photo-induced handedness inversion with opposite-handed cholesteric liquid crystalOpt. Express 23(17), 22658-22666 (Aug. 24, 2015).

18. F. Peng, Y. H. Lee, Z. Luo, and S. T. Wu, “Low voltage blue phase liquid crystal for spatial light modulator,” Opt. Lett. 40(21), 5097-5100 (Nov. 1, 2015).

19. Z. Luo, S. Xu, Y. Gao, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Quantum dots enhanced liquid displays,” J. Display Technol. 10(12), 987-990 (Dec. 2014).

20. S.-H. Sun, M.-J. Lee, Y. H. Lee, W. Lee, X.-L. Song, and C.-Y. Chen, “Immunoassays for the cancer biomarker CA125 based on a large-birefringence nematic liquid-crystal mixture,” Biomed. Opt. Express. 6(1), 245–256 (2015).

21. H.-W. Su, Y. H. Lee, M.-J. Lee, Y.-C. Hsu and W. Lee, “Label-free immunodetection of the cancer biomarker CA125 using high-Δn liquid crystals,” J. Biomed. Opt. 19(7), 077006 (2014).

22. Y. H. Lee, K.-C. Huang, W. Lee, and C.-Y. Chen, “Low-power displays with dye-doped bistable chiral-tilted homeotropic nematic liquid crystals,” J. Display Technol. 10(12), 1106–1109 (2014).


Conference papers

1.    F. Gou, Y.-H. Lee, G. Tan, M. Hu, Y.-F. Lan, C.-Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Submillisecond Grayscale Response Time of a Uniform Lying Helix Liquid Crystal," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 1822-1825 (2017).

2.    G. Tan, Y.-H. Lee, F. Gou, M. Hu, Y.-F. Lan, C.-Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Figure of Merit for Optimizing the Performance of Uniform Lying Helix Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 490-493 (2017).

3.    Y.-H. Lee, H. Chen, R. Martinez, Y. Sun, S. Pang, and S. T. Wu, "Multi-image Plane Display based on Polymer-stabilized Cholesteric Texture," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 760-762 (2017).

4.    F. Peng, H. Chen, F. Gou, Y.-H. Lee, S. T. Wu, M. Wand, M.-C. Li, and S.-L. Lee, "A LCD with Submillisecond Motion Picture Response Time," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 1826-1829 (2017).

5.    Y.-H. Lee, G. Tan, Y. Weng, and S. T. Wu, "Switchable Lens based on Cycloidal Diffractive Waveplate for AR and VR Applications," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 1061-1064 (2017).

6.    Y.-H. Lee, F. Peng, and S.T. Wu. "Switchable Lens for 3D Display, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality." SID Symp. Digest 47(1), 11-14 (2016).

7.    H. Chen, R. Zhu, Y.H. Lee and S.T. Wu, “Correlated-Color-Temperature Tunable WLED for Smart Lighting”, SID Symp. Digest 47(1), 46-49 (2016).

8.    Z. Luo, S. Xu, Y. Gao, Y. H. Lee, Y. Liu and S. T. Wu, “Quantum Dots Enhanced Vivid Color Liquid Displays,” SID Symp. Digest 46(1), 1469-1471 (2015).

Leadership & Services

2016 – 2017           President, Society for Information Display Student Branch, UCF  

2016 – 2017           President, Taiwanese Students Association, UCF                           


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