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Young Jong Lee (Fed)
Research Chemist, Project Leader
Since Young Jong Lee joined NIST in 2006, he has been developing new hyperspectral imaging and spectroscopy technologies based on coherent Raman and infrared (IR) absorption to measure the quantitative and structural information of complex materials and biological systems. His recent research has been focused on new spectroscopic methods for high-sensitivity characterization of higher-order structures of protein. He also works on the development of next-generation IR- and Raman-based microscopic techniques for live cells and semicrystalline polymers. (orcid.org/0000-0001-7754-3001)
S. Xu, C. H. Camp Jr. Y. J. Lee, Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy for polymers, J. Polym. Sci. in press (2021).
B. Chon, S. Xu, Y. J. Lee,Compensation of Strong Water Absorption in Infrared Spectroscopy Reveals the Secondary Structure of Proteins in Dilute Solutions, Anal. Chem. 93, 2215 (2021).
B. Chon, J. Truong, M. Hansen, J. Hahm, Y. J. Lee,Position- and Polarization-Specific Waveguiding of Multi-Emissions in Single ZnO Nanorods, ACS Photonics 6, 1416 (2019).
Y. J. Lee,Concurrent Polarization IR Analysis to Determine the 3D Angles and the Order Parameter for Molecular Orientation Imaging, Opt. Express 26, 24577 (2018).
Y. Jin, A. P. Kotula, A. R. Hight Walker, K. B. Migler, Y. J. Lee, Raman Identification of Multiple Melting Peaks of Polyethylene, Macromolecules 50, 6174 (2017).
Y. J. Lee,Least Squares Moving-Window Spectral Analysis, Appl. Spectrosc. 71, 1894 (2017).
I. S. Ryu, C. H. Camp Jr., Y. Jin, M. T. Cicerone, Y. J. Lee, Beam Scanning for Rapid Coherent Raman Hyperspectral Imaging, Opt. Lett. 40, 5826 (2015).
Y. J. Lee, S. L. Vega, P. J. Patel, K. A. Aamer, P. V. Moghe, M. T. Cicerone, Quantitative, Label-Free Characterization of Stem Cell Differentiation at the Single-Cell Level by Broadband Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Microscopy, Tissue Eng. Part C 20, 562 (2014).
Y. J. Lee, C. R. Snyder, A. M. Forster, M. T. Cicerone, W. Wu, Imaging the Molecular Structure of Polyethylene Blends with Broadband Coherent Raman Microscopy, ACS Macro Lett. 1, 1347 (2012).
Y. J. Lee, S. H. Parekh, F. A. Fagan, M. T. Cicerone, Phonon Dephasing and Population Decay Dynamics of the G-band of Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes. Phys. Rev. B 82, 165432 (2010).
Y. J. Lee, Y. Liu, M. T. Cicerone, Characterization of 3-Color CARS in a 2-Pulse Broadband CARS Spectrum. Opt. Lett. 32, 3370 (2007).
Patent Description This invention is a new 3D printing process of continuously or discretely controlling composition of photo-polymerization reactants to produce 3D objects with spatially varying chemical, physical and mechanical properties. This invention is based on photo polymerization of liquid
Patent Description This invention is a spectroscopic method that adjusts the incident light intensity as a function of wavelength to flatten the solvent-only transmitted light spectrum over an interesting wavelength range. When a solvent has a strong absorption band within an interesting spectral