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Cleva Ow-Yang Faculty Member
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Ph.D. in Engineering (material science and engineering), Brown University, 1997. Thesis Title: Crystallization Kinetics of Amorphous Tin-doped Indium Oxide (ITO) Thin Films. Thesis advisor: David C. Paine. Minors: semiconductor physics and applied mathematics.
M. Sc. in Engineering, Brown University, 1994. Thesis Title: Interfacial solid-state oxidation reactions in the indium tin oxide film on Si and Si0.85Ge0.15 Systems. Thesis advisor: David C. Paine
B. Sc. in Material Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992.

Areas of Interest

developing nanoparticle-based optical materials controlled assembly of nanoparticles mechanisms of extended phosphorescence origin of wetting structure and properties of interfaces thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations


Materials Research Society Optical Society of America


  • Article
    Erdem, Öğüt and Yanık, Cenk and Kaya, İsmet İnönü and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Şendur, Kürşat (2018) "Focusing short-wavelength surface plasmons by a plasmonic mirror", Optics Letters, Vol.43, No.9, 2208-2211 (SCI)
    Khabbaz Abkenar, Sirous and Tufani, Ali and Özaydın İnce, Gözde and Kurt, Hasan and Turak, Ayşe and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2017) "Transfer printing gold nanoparticle arrays by tuning the surface hydrophilicity of thermo-responsive poly n-isopropylacrylamide (pNIPAAm)", Nanoscale, Vol.9, No.9, 2969-2973 (SCI)
    Kurt, Hasan and Alpaslan, Ece and Yıldız, Burçin and Taralp, Alpay and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2017) "Conformation-mediated Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET) in blue-emitting polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-passivated zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol.488, 348-355 (SCI)
    Jia, Junjun and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and İnan Akmehmet, Güliz and Nakamura, Shin-ichi and Kato, Kunihisa and Shigesato, Yuzo (2016) "Formation of homologous In2O3(ZnO)(m) thin films and its thermoelectric properties", Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, Vol.34, No.4 (SCI)
    İnan Akmehmet, Güliz and Sturm, Saso and Bocher, Laura and Kociak, Mathieu and Ambrozic, Bojan and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2016) "Structure and luminescence in long persistence Eu, Dy, and B codoped strontium aluminate phosphors: the Boron effect", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol.99, No.6, 2175-2180 (SCI)
    Kurt, Hasan and Jia, Junjun and Shigesato, Yuzo and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2015) "Tuning hole charge collection efficiency in polymer photovoltaics by optimizing the work function of indium tin oxide electrodes with solution-processed LiF nanoparticles", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Vol.26, No.11, 9205-9212 (SCI)
    Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Jia, Junjun and Aytun, Taner and Zamboni, Michael E. and Turak, Ayşe Z. and Sarıtaş, Kayahan and Shigesato, Yuzo (2014) "Work function tuning of tin-doped indium oxide electrodes with solution-processed lithium fluoride", Thin Solid Films, Vol.559, 58-63 (SCI)
    Solmaz, Alim and Aytun, Taner and Deuschle, Julia K. and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2012) "Nanoscale elastic modulus variation in loaded polymeric micelle reactors", Langmuir, Vol.28, No.28, 10592-10596 (SCI)
    Turak, Ayşe and Aytun, Taner and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2012) "Solution processed LiF anode modification for polymer solar cells", Applied Physics Letters, Vol.100, No.25 (SCI)
    Aytun, Taner and Turak, Ayşe Zeren and Baikie, Iain D. and Halek, Grzegorz and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2012) "Solution-processed LiF for work function tuning in electrode bilayers", Nano Letters, Vol.12, No.1, 39-44 (SCI)
    Tok, Rüştü Umut and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Şendur, Kürşat (2011) "Unidirectional broadband radiation of honeycomb plasmonic antenna array with broken symmetry", Optics Express, Vol.19, No.23, 22731-22742 (SCI)
    El-Atwani, Osman and Aytun, Taner and Mutaf, Ömer Faruk and Srot, Vesna and van Aken, Peter A. and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2010) "Determining the morphology of polystyrene-block-Poly(2-vinylpyridine) micellar reactors for ZnO nanoparticle synthesis", Langmuir, Vol.26, No.10, 7431-7436 (SCI)
    Aytun, Taner and Mutaf, Ömer Faruk and El-Atwani, Osman and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (2008) "Nanoscale composition mapping of segregation in micelles with tapping mode atomic force microscopy", Langmuir, Vol.24, No.24, 14183-14187 (SCI)
    Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Yeom, Hyo-young and Paine, David C. (2008) "Fabrication of transparent conducting amorphous Zn–Sn–In–O thin films by direct current magnetron sputtering", Thin Solid Films, Vol.516, No.10, 3105-3111 (SCI)
    Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Töral, Gözde and Saraç, Zehra and Gülgün, Mehmet Ali (2006) "Processing and Characterization of Phosphorescent Strontium Aluminate Powders", Advances in Science and Technology, Vol.45, 2627-2632 (NA)
    Acatay, Kazım and Şimşek, Eren and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. (2004) "Tunable, Superhydrophobically Stable Polymeric Surfaces by Electrospinning", Angewandte Chemie, Vol.43, No.39, 5210-5213 (SCI)
  • Papers in Conference Proceedings
    Ceh, Miran and Jeric, Marja and Sturm, Saso and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Gülgün, Mehmet Ali, "TEM and STEM investigations of Sr(Ti,Nb)O3-δ thermoelectric with the addition of CaO and SrO", 16th European Microscopy Congress 2016 (EMC 2016) , Wiley, December 2016
    Ceh, Miran and Jeric, Marja and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Gülgün, Mehmet Ali, "TEM and STEM investigations of SrO-doped Sr(Ti,Nb)O3-δ thermoelectrics", Hozak, Pavel (ed.), 18th International Microscopy Congress, Prague, Czech Republic: International Federation of Microscopy Societies, September 2014, 2966-2967
    İnan Akmehmet, Güliz and Ceh, Miran and Sturm, Saso and Ow-Yang, Cleva W., "Determination of structure and chemistry of long-persistence strontium aluminate phosphor compounds in aberration-corrected tem/stem", Hozak, Pavel (ed.), 18th International Microscopy Congress, Prague, Czech Republic: International Federation of Microscopy Societies, September 2014, 2976-2977
    Tok, Rüştü Umut and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Şendur, Kürşat, "Unidirectional broadband radiation of honeycomb plasmonic antenna array", 2012 MRS Spring Meeting, Warrendale, PA, USA: MRS (Materials Research Society), April 2012
    Eskin, Murat Gökhan and Kurt, Hasan and Gülgün, Mehmet Ali and Ow-Yang, Cleva W., "Effect of boron on processing and phosphorescence behavior of SrAl4O7 (SA2) co-doped with Eu2+ and Dy3+", Materials Research Society Fall 2010 Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA: Materials Research Society, April 2011
    Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Yeom, Hyo-Young and Yağlıoğlu, Burağ and Paine, David C., "Deposition conditions and electrical and optical properties of ZITO thin films", Paine, David C. and Tate, Janet and Perkins, John and Ohta, Hiromichi and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. (eds.), Materials Research Society Fall 2005 Meeting, Warrendale, PA, USA: Materials Research Society, February 2006
    Acatay, Kazım and Şimşek, Eren and Ow-Yang, Cleva W. and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z., "Generation of superhydrophobic surfaces by electrospinning process", , ACS (ed.), the 229th American Chemical Society National Meeting , Washington, DC, USA: ACS (American Chemical Society), March 2005, 399-400
  • Before SU Publications


    W. Gao, J. Chen, C.W. Ow-Yang, D. McNabb, J.B. Vander Sande, “The stability of high Tc BSCCO-Ag superconducting microcomposites in water, some in organic solutions and organic solvents”, Physica C 193 (3-4), 455 (1992).


    C.W. Ow-Yang, D. Spinner, D.C. Paine, ”A TRR Study of the Kinetics of the a/c-transformation in DC Magnetron Sputtered Indium Tin Oxide,” Journal of Applied Physics 83 (1), 145-154 (1998).


    P.K. Song, Y. Shigesato, I. Yasui, C.W. Ow-Yang, and D.C. Paine, “Study on Crystallinity of Indium Oxide Films Deposited by DC Magnetron Sputtering,Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 37, 1870-1876 (1998).


    G. Leo, V. Berger, C. W. Ow-Yang, J. Nagle, "Parametric Fluorescence in oxidized AlGaAs waveguides," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics. 16 (9), 1597-1602 (1999).


    D.C. Paine, T. Whitson, D. Janiac, R. Beresford, C.W. Ow-Yang, and B. Lewis, ”A Study of Low Temperature Crystallization of Amorphous Thin Film Indium Tin Oxide”, Journal of Applied Physics 85 (12), 8445-8450 (1999).

    6) C.W. Ow-Yang and D.C. Paine, ”Microstructural Evolution During Crystallization in Amorphous Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films”, EUROMAT 99 Conference Proceedings Vol. 9, Interface Controlled Materials, Ed. M. Rühle, K. Gleiter, (Weinheim, Germany; Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH), 106-111 (1999).

    7) C.W. Ow-Yang, Y. Shigesato, and D.C. Paine, ”Interfacial stability of an indium tin oxide thin film deposited on Si and Si0.85Ge0.15”, Journal of Applied Physics 88 (6), 3717-3724 (2000).