MEMS/NEMS, especially micro/nano sensors, micro/nano energy devices, microfluidics, and polymer micor/nano fabrication.
1)Micro/nano energy devices: including electret generators and solar cells using polymer nanostructures to enhance efficiency.
2)Micro/nano sensors: including flexible CNT force sensor array, CNT gas sensors; uncooled infrared focal-plane-array based on integrated optical gratings and CNTs; micro cantilever biosensors and micro accelerometers based on integrated optical gratings.
3)Microfluidics, including micro fluidic chips for biosensing, sample pre-treatment, and bioaerosol sampling; micro pumps and valves; micro jets.
4)Polymer micor/nano fabrication: including CNT/polymer composites and micro structures, nanostructure arrays by molding, polymer surface sacrificial process.
Professor Ye has published over 200 papers and filed tens of patents.