Selected Publications

  • "Universal diffraction of atoms and molecules from a quantum reflection grating” Sci. Adv. 2, e150901 (2016).
  • “Rotational-state-dependent dispersion of molecules by pulsed optical standing waves” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 223001 (2015).
  • “Quantum reflection of He2 several nanometers above a grating surface” Science, 331, 892 (2011).
  • “Coherent reflection of He atom beams from rough surfaces at grazing incidence” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 133203 (2010).
  • “Emerging beam resonances in atom diffraction from a reflection grating” Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 240404 (2010).
  • "Separation of a benzene and nitric oxide mixture by a molecule Prism", J. Chem. Phys. 119, 8905-8909 (2003).
  • "Molecular lens of the nonresonant dipole force" Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2705-2708 (2000).

Publications

Articles in preparation

  1. Lee Yeong Kim, Ju Hyeon Lee, Yun Tae Kim, Chang Young Lee, Wieland Schöllkopf* and Bum Suk Zhao* “Breakdown of Babinet's principle in atom optics”
  2. Lee Yeong Kim, Xing Nan Sun, Byung Gwun Jin, Ju Hyeon Lee, and Bum Suk Zhao* “Selection of a specific quantum state by pulsed optical standing waves of a constant velocity”

Articles in journals (*corresponding authors)

  1. Lee Yeong Kim, Byung Gwun Jin, Wieland Schöllkopf*, and Bum Suk Zhao* “Reciprocity in quantum reflection of atoms from a diffraction grating” submitted. (2017)
  2. Weiqing Zhang, Ju Hyeon Lee, Hye Ah Kim, Byung Gwun Jin, Bong Jun Kim, Lee Yeong Kim, Bum Suk Zhao*, and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Universal diffraction of atomic and molecular matterwaves: A Comparison of He and D2 quantum reflected from a grating” Chem. Phys. Chem. 17, 3670 (2016).
  3. Xing Nan Sun, Byung Gwun Jin, Lee Yeong Kim, Bong Jun Kim, and Bum Suk Zhao* “Strong optical dipole force exerted on molecules having low rotational temperature” Chem. Phys. Chem. 17, 3701 (2016).
  4. Lee Yeong Kim, Ju Hyeon Lee, Hye Ah Kim, Sang Kyu Kwak, Bretislav Friedrich, and Bum Suk Zhao* “Effect of rotational-state-dependent molecular alignment on the optical dipole force” Phys. Rev. A 94, 013428 (2016).
  5. Bum Suk Zhao*, Weiqing Zhang, and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Universal diffraction of atoms and molecules from a quantum reflection grating” Sci. Adv. 2, e150901 (2016).
  6. Xing Nan Sun, Lee Yeong Kim, Bum Suk Zhao*, and Doo Soo Chung* “Rotational-state-dependent dispersion of molecules by pulsed optical standing waves” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 223001 (2015).
  7. Xing Nan Sun, So Eun Shin, Bum Suk Zhao*, and Doo Soo Chung* “Efficient nonresonant dipole force on molecules by a tightly focused laser” Front. Phys. 2, 34 (2014).
  8. Bum Suk Zhao*, Weiqing Zhang, and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Non-destructive quantum reflection of helium dimers and trimers from a plane ruled grating” Mol. Phys. 111, 1772 (2013).
  9. Bum Suk Zhao* and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Live broadcast of large molecule diffraction” (News & Views article) Nat. Nanotechnol 7, 277 (2012).
  10. Bum Suk Zhao*, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Emerging beam resonances observed in out-of-plane grating diffraction of He atom beams” New J. Phys. 13, 0650171 (2011).
  11. Bum Suk Zhao*, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf “Quantum reflection of He2 several nanometers above a grating surface” Science 331, 892 (2011).
  12. Bum Suk Zhao, H. Christian Schewe, Gerard Meijer and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Coherent reflection of He atom beams from rough surfaces at grazing incidence” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 133203 (2010).
  13. Bum Suk Zhao*, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf* “Emerging beam resonances in atom diffraction from a reflection grating” Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 240404 (2010).
  14. H. Christian Schewe, Bum Suk Zhao*, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf “Focusing a helium atom beam using a quantum-reflection mirror” New J. Phys. 11, 113030 (2009).
  15. Bum Suk Zhao, So Eun Shin, Sung Tai Park, Xingnan Sun, and Doo Soo Chung* “Slow molecules produced by photodissociation” J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 78, 094302 (2009).
  16. Bum Suk Zhao, Stephan A. Schulz, Samuel A Meek, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf* "Quantum reflection of helium atom beams from a microstructured grating" Phys. Rev. A 78, 010902(R) (2008).
  17. Bum Suk Zhao, Yoon-Mo Koo, Doo Soo Chung* "Separations based on the mechanical forces of light" Anal. Chim. Acta 556, 97-103 (2006).
  18. Bum Suk Zhao, Marta Castillejo, Doo Soo Chung, Bretislav Friedrich*, and Dudley Herschbach, "Cool pulsed molecular micro-beam" Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, 146-150 (2004).
  19. Bum Suk Zhao, Sung Hyup Lee, Hoi Sung Chung, Sungu Hwang, Wee Kyung Kang, Bretislav Friedrich, and Doo Soo Chung* "Separation of a benzene and nitric oxide mixture by a molecule prism" J. Chem. Phys. 119, 8905-8909 (2003).
  20. Hoi Sung Chung, Bum Suk Zhao, Sung Hyup Lee, Keunchang Cho, Sungu Hwang, Sang Hee Shim, Soon Mi Lee, Wee Kyoung Kang, and Doo Soo Chung* "Molecular lens applied to benzene and carbon disulfide molecular beams" J. Chem. Phys. 114, 8293-8302 (2001)
  21. Bum Suk Zhao, Hoi Sung Chung, Keunchang Cho, Sung Hyup Lee, Sungu Hwang, Jongwan Yu, Y. H. Ahn, J. Y. Sohn, D. S. Kim, Wee Kyoung Kang, and Doo Soo Chung* "Molecular lens of the nonresonant dipole force" Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2705-2708 (2000).

Published contributions to academic conferences

  1. Bum Suk Zhao, Hoi Sung Chung, Sung Hyup Lee, Sungu Hwang, Wee Kyoung Kang, and Doo Soo Chung "Experimental tracing of a molecular lens" The 85th Annual Meeting of Korean Chemical Society Program and Abstract, Apr. 21~22, 2000.
  2. Bum Suk Zhao, Hoi Sung Chung, et al. (poster) "Ray tracing of a molecular lens with velocity map Imaging" Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, 2000. Technical Digest, p203, May 7~12, 2000.
  3. Doo Soo Chung, Hoi Sung Chung, Bum Suk Zhao, et al. (poster) "Application of a molecular lens formed by focusing an IR laser pulse to benzene and CS2 molecular beams" Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 220:U209-U209 363-PHYS Part 2, Aug. 20, 2000.
  4. Bum Suk Zhao, et al. (oral) "Separation of neutral molecules by the dipole force of a focused nonresonant laser pulse" The 86th Annual Meeting of the Korean Chemical Society Program and Abstract, p166, Oct. 20~21, 2000.
  5. Bum Suk Zhao, et al. (oral) "Separation of neutral molecules by the dipole force of a focused nonresonant laser pulse" PITTCON 2001, Mar. 4~9, 2001.
  6. Sung Hyup Lee, Bum Suk Zhao, et al. (poster) "Simultaneous detection of NOx species using velocity map imaging" Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 226:U113-U113 081-ANYL Part 1, Sep. 7, 2003.
  7. Bum Suk Zhao, Marta Castillejo, Doo Soo Chung, Bretislav Friedrich, and Dudley Herschbach (poster) "Cool pulsed molecular micro-beam" The 93th Annual Meeting of the Korean Chemical Society Program and Abstract, p288, Apr. 22~23, 2004.
  8. Bum Suk Zhao, Sung Tai Park, and Doo Soo Chung (oral) "Slowing of a molecular beam using photofragmentation reaction" The 94th Annual Meeting of the Korean Chemical Society Program and Abstract, Oct. 21~22, 2005.
  9. Bum Suk Zhao, Stephan A. Schulz, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf (oral) "Diffraction of helium atom beams from a microstructured reflection grating" The 2008 Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society Program and Abstract, p274 Mar. 10~14, 2008.
  10. Bum Suk Zhao, Stephan A. Schulz, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf (oral) "Diffraction of helium atom beams from a microstructured reflection grating" The 101th Annual Meeting of the Korean Chemical Society Program and Abstract, p260, Apr. 17~18, 2008.
  11. Christian Schewe, Bum Suk Zhao, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf (oral) "Focusing a helium atom beam by reflection from a concave surface" The 2009 Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society Program and Abstract, p142, Mar. 2~6, 2009.
  12. Bum Suk Zhao, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf (oral) "Quantum reflection of He2 and He3 from a plane ruled grating" The 106th Annual Meeting of the Korean Chemical Society Program and Abstract, Oct. 14~15, 2010.
  13. Bum Suk Zhao, Gerard Meijer, and Wieland Schöllkopf (oral, invited) "Reflection of He, He2, and He3 from a plane ruled grating: Quantum reflection and emerging beam resonances" The 2010 Fall Meeting of the Korean Physical Society Program and Abstract, Oct. 20~22, 2010.