Prof. Yang receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the highest honor given by the US government on early career professionals (professors and members of other research communities) and is accompanied by additional funding to support research in our Lab. New~
Our paper on "Highly sensitive detection of nanoparticles with a self-referenced and self-heterodyned whispering-gallery Raman microlaser" appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
"Parity-time-symmetric whispering-gallery microcavities" Nature Physics, Vol. 10, 394-398 (2014).