Sy-Bor Wen

Associate Professor

Sy-Bor Wen

Office: MEOB 423
Phone: 979.458.0110
Fax: 979.845.3081

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Research Interests

Laser processing with ultrahigh speed pulsed laser
Chemical analysis with laser induced plasma
Nanomaterial generation with laser ablation
Nanoscale energy and mass transport with near field effects


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, CA 2006
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1999
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1997

Selected Publications

Wen, S. B., Sundaram, V. M*, NcBride, D.*, Yang, Y.*, Low-cost, high-precision micro-lensed optical fiber providing deep-micrometer to deep-nanometer-level light focusing, Optic Letters 41, 2016

Sundaram, V. M*, Wen, S. B., Analysis of deep sub-micron resolution in microsphere based imaging, Applied Physics Letters, 105, 204102, 2014

Sundaram, V. M*, Soni, A*., Wen, S. B., Transient temperature response of near field scanning optical microscope probes under pulsed illumination, Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 234903, 2014

Sundaram, V. M*, Wen, S. B. “Nanoscale high intensity light focusing with pure dielectric non-spherical scatterer,” Optics Letters. 39, 2014

Soni A.*, Sundaram, V. M*, Wen, S. B. “A methodology for nanosecond (or better) time resolved thermoreflectance imaging with coherence control of laser pulses,” Applied Physics Letters. 102, 203112, 2013