Jonathon David White  - With a Servant's Heart

Scientific Resume/CV
Jonathon David White

Jonathon David White

1. Basic Information

Chinese Name白小明 English NameJonathon David White
NationalityCanada Sex■Male   □Female Birthdate1961 May 10
Contact Address Dept. of Photonics Engineering, Yuan Ze University, 135 Yuan Dong Rd., Zhong Li District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 32002
Tel. (Office) 886-34638800x7514 (Home) 886-32174644

2. Education

McMaster UniversityCanadaEngineering 1986/06 to 1991/11
Beijing Teachers CollegePR ChinaChinese Languagefr 1991/09 to 1992/01
Trinity International UniversityUSADivinityMasterfr 1984/09 to 1991/06
McMaster UniversityCanadaEngineering 1980/09 to 1984/06

3. Work Experience

Service organizationDepartmentTitleDates
Current: Yuan Ze UniversityPhotonics EngineeriingProfessorfr 2004/02
Academia Sinica (ROC)Institute of Atomic and Molecular SciencesVisiting Professorfr 2003/07 to 2004/01
Multimedia University (Malaysia)Faculty of Engineering Associate Professorfr 1999/06 to 2003/06
Chinese Academy of Sciences (PRC)Institute of Optics and Fine MechanicsForeign Expertfr 1998/04 to 1999/04
Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology (Japan)Ohtsu "Photon Control" ProjectSTA fellowfr 1996/04 to 1998/04
Asian International UniversityDepartment of Computer ScienceAssociate Professorfr 1995/10 to 1995/12
Qingdao Ocean University (PRC)Institute of Ocean Remote SensingForeign Expertfr 1994/09 to 1995/09
Fuji Electric (Japan)Corporate Research and Development LabIndustrial Post-Docfr 1992/02 to 1994/02

4. Academic Expertise

1. organic materials2. Optics-Experiment

5. Publications

  1. Hung-Chieh Tsai, Hung-Wei Shiu, Min-Chiang Chuang, Chia-Hao Chen, Ching-Yuan Su,Jonathon David White4 and Wei Yen Woon,Graphene reduction dynamics unveiled, 2D Mater. 2 (2015) 031003 (6 August 2015)
  2. Kuo Sheng Shih, Chien Chung Chen, Po-Tsun Chen, Ya-Wei Yang, Jonathon D. White, Yu-Ming Chang, Arnold Chang-Mou Yang, Photoluminescence of MEH-PPV Brushes, Pancakes, and Free Molecules in Solutions and Dry States, ACS Photonics, 2015, 2 (1), pp 33-42 (December 3, 2014)
  3. Hsiao-Mei Chien, Min-Chiang Chuang, Hung-Chieh Tsai, Hung-Wei Shiu, Lo-Yueh Chang, Chia-Hao Chen, Sheng-Wei Lee, Jonathon David White, Wei-Yen Woon'On the nature of defects created on graphene by scanning probe lithography under ambient conditions, Carbon 80, 318-324 (December 2014)
  4. Po-Jui Chen, Meng-Kuan Wang, Jui-Hung Hsu, Arnold C. -M. Yang, Jonathon David White*, Observing and Modelling Light Propagation in Polymer Films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 143302 (March, 2013)
  5. Kuang-Po Tung, Chein-Chung Chen, Peiwei Lee, Yi-Wei Liu, Tzay-Ming Hong, Kuo Chu Hwang, Jiu Hung Hsu, Jonathan David White, Arnold Chang-Mou Yang*, Large Enhancements in Optoelectronic Efficiencies of Nano-plastically Stressed Conjugated Polymer Strands, ACS Nano 5(9), 7296-7302 (September, 2011)
  6. Ming Hui Li, Hsin-Liang Chen, Yi-Fang Huang, Wei-Tsung Chuang, Yu-Ren Chen, Hung-Sheng Tsai, Oleg A. Semenikhin, Jonathon David White*, Increased Order and improved hole mobility in MEH-PPV thin films by removing shortest chains, Chemical Physics Letters 505, 100-105 (March,2011) )
  7. J. J. Liang, J. H. Hsu, T. S. Lim and Jonathon David White*,Photophysics of Single PPV Derivative Polymers,Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society (Taipei) 57,459-468 (August, 2010)
  8. Tai-De Li, Anto Regis Inigo, Wunshain Fann, Jonathon D. White*, Yi-Fang Huang and Pei-Kuen Wei,Development of a Controlled Environment Near-Field Optical Microscope for Organic Thin Film Studies,Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society (Taipei) 57, 469-477 (August, 2010)
  9. A. R. Inigo* Y. F. Huang, J. D. White*, Y. S. Huang, W. S. Fann, K. Y. Peng and S. A. Chen, Review of Morphology Dependent Charge Carrier Mobility in MEH-PPV, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society (Taipei) 57, 478-489 (August, 2010)
  10. Areefen Rassamesard, Yi-Fang Huang, Hsu-Yang Lee, Tsong-Shin Lim, Ming Chung Li, Jonathon David White*, Jose Hector Hodak*, Tanakorn Osotchan, K.Y.Peng, S.A.Chen, Jui-Hung Hsu, Michitoshi Hayashi, Wunshain Fann,Environmental Effect on the Fluorescence Lifetime and Quantum Yield of Single Extended Luminescent Conjugated Polymers. J. Phys. Chem C. 113, 18681-18688 (December, 2009)
  11. Y. F. Huang, C. W. Chang, D.-M. Smilgies, U. S. Jeng, A. R. Inigo, J. D. White*, K. C. Li, T. S. Lim, T. D. Li, H. Y. Chen, S. A. Chen, W. C. Chen, W. S. Fann,Correlating Nanomorphology with Charge-Transport Anisotropy in Conjugated-Polymer Thin Films, Advanced Materials 21(29),2988-2993 (August, 2009)
  12. L.-L. Yang, H.-Y. Lee, M.-K. Wang, X.-Y. Lin,K.-H. Hsu, Y.-R. Chang, W. Fann, J.D. White*, Real-time data acquisition incorporating high-speed software correlator for single-molecule spectroscopy, Journal of Microscopy, 234(3), Pt 3, 2009, pp. 302-310 (June, 2009)
  13. Chou Fan Liang, Jonathon David White(50%)*, Yi Fang Huang,Wunshain Fann, Solvent mediated enhanced mobility of PPV films cast under the presence of a static electric field, Chemical Physics Letters 450, 61 ~ 64 (December, 2007)
  14. Y. F. Huang, A. R. Inigo, C. C. Chang, K. C. Li, C. F. Liang, C. W. Chang, T. S. Lim, S. H. Chen, J. D. White(20%), U. S. Jeng, A. C. Su, Y. S. Huang, K. Y. Peng, S. A. Chen, W. W. Pai, C. H. Lin, A. R. Tameev, S. V. Novikov, A. V. Vannikov and W. S. Fann*, Nanostructure-dependent Vertical Charge Transport in MEH-PPV Films, Advanced Functional Materials 17(15) 2902-2910 (October, 2007)
  15. T.-S. Lim, J.-C. Hsiang, J. D. White(20%), J. H. Hsu, Y. L. Fan, K. F. Lin, and W. S. Fann*, Single short-chain conjugated polymer studied with optical spectroscopy: A donor-accepter system, Physical Review B 75, 165204 (April, 2007) [Selected for publication in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research (May, 2007)]
  16. T.L. Lim, C.W. Chang, A.R. Inigo, Y.F. Huang, J.D. White*, W. Fann, Comment on 'Enhancement of carrier mobility in MEH-PPV film prepared under presence of electric field' by Quanmin Shi [Chem. Phys. Lett. 425 (2006) 353], Chemical Physics Letters 432, 564-565 (December, 2006)
  17. Jun-Jih Liang, J. D. White, Y. C. Chen, C. F. Wang W. Y. Sun, J. H. Hsu, W. S. Fann*, K. Y. Peng, S. A. Chen, Heterogeneous energy landscapes of individual luminescent conjugated polymers, Physical Review B 74(8), 085209 (August, 2006). [Selected for publication in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research (September,2006)]
  18. Anto Regis Inigo, Chia Cheng Chang, Wunshain Fann*, Jonathon David White (75%),Ying-Sheng Huang, U-Ser Jeng, Hwo Shuenn Sheu, Kang-Yung Peng and Show-An Chen,Enhanced hole mobility in poly(2-methoxy-5-(2 '-ethylhexoxy)-1,4-phenylenevinylene) by elimination of nanometer-sized domains (vol 17, pg 1835, 2005), Adv. Mat 17, 2147 (September, 2005) , Adv. Mat 17, 2147-2147 (September, 2005)
  19. Anto Regis Inigo, Chia Cheng Chang, Wunshain Fann*, Jonathon David White,Ying-Sheng Huang, U-Ser Jeng, Hwo Shuenn Sheu, Kang-Yung Peng and Show-An Chen,Enhanced hole mobility in poly(2-methoxy-5-(2 '-ethylhexoxy)-1,4-phenylenevinylene) by elimination of nanometer sized domains, Adv. Mat 17, 1835-1838 (August,2005)
  20. S. Y. Chong*, M. K. Tan, J. D. White, Observing the Evolution of Neural Networks Learning to Play the Game of Othello, Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Transactions on, 9(3), 240-251 (June, 2005)
  21. W.-Y. Sun, S.-C, Yang, J. D. White* (30%), J.-H. Hsu, K. -Y. Peng, S. A. Chen, W. S. Fann*, Conformation and Energy Transfer in a Single Luminescent Conjugated Polymer, Macromolecules 38(7), 2966-2973 (March, 2005)
  22. K. S. Sim*, J. D. White, New technique for in-situ measurement of backscattered and secondary electron yields for the calculation of signal-to-noise ratio in a SEM, Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 217(3), 235-240 (March, 2005)
  23. Liang JJ, White JD, Chen YC, Wang CF, Sun WY, Hsu JH, Fann W Chain length dependent energy transfer in single PPV derivative luminescent polymers during photo-bleaching. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 228: U266-U266 439-PHYS Part 2 AUG 22 2004
  24. White JD, Liang JJ, Sun WY, Su SC, Hsu JH, Lim TL, Wang CF, Chen YC, Fann W, Conformation and effective conjugation length in single short and long chain luminescent conjugated polymers. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 228: U282-U282 550-PHYS Part 2 AUG 22 2004
  25. Guanghua Cheng, Yishan Wang, J. D. White, Qing Liu, Wei Zhao, and Guofu Chen, Demonstration of high-density three-dimensional storage in fused silica by femtosecond laser pulses,J. Appl. Phys. 94, 1304-1307 (August, 2003)
  26. Guang-Gua Cheng, J. D. White, Qing Liu, Yi-Shan Wang, Wei Zhao, Guo-Fu Chen, Microstructure on Surface of LiNbO3:Fe Induced by a Single Ultra-Short Laser Pulse, Chinese Physics Letters 20, 1283-1285 (March, 2003)
  27. J. D. White, S.C. Su, W. Y. Sun, J. H. Hsu, W. S. Fann, Insights into the photo-physics of single luminescent conjugated polymers of PPV derivatives using single molecule techniques, Synthetic Metals 137, 1493-1494 (April,2003)
  28. C. F. Wang, J. D. White, T. L. Lim, J. H. Hsu, S. C. Yang, W. S. Fann, K. Y. Peng, S. A. Chen, Illumination of Exciton Migration in Rod-Like Luminescent Conjugated Polymers by Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. B, 67, 035202-1 - 035202-8 (March, 2003)
  29. J. D. White, J. H. Hsu, C. F. Wang, Y. C. Chen, R. C. Hxiang, S. C. Su, W. Y. Sun, W. S. Fann, Single Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society (Taipei), 49, 669-676 (2002)
  30. Wen-Yu Sun, Jui-Hung Hsu, Shu-Chun Yang, J. D. White, Wun-shain Fann, Single-Molecule Fluorescence of Long-Chain DOO-PPV Conjugated Polymers Prepared by Different Oxygen Reducing Methods, J. Lumin. 98, 41-44 (2002)
  31. J. D. White, W. Y. Sun, S. C. Su, J. H. Hsu, T. L. Lim, W. S. Fann, On Sealing Effects and Oxygen Dependence of Non-Recoverable Intensity Drops in Short Chain Conjugated Polymers, J. Lumin. 98, 45-48 (2002)
  32. J. D. White, J.H. Hsu, W. S. Fann, Shu-Chun Yang, G. Y Pern, S. A. Chen, Deduction of the conformation of short chain luminescent conjugated polymers from single molecule photophysics, Chem. Phys. Lett. 338, 263-268 (2001)
  33. J. D. White, J. H. Hsu, Shu-Chun Yang and W. S. Fann, Observation of Multiple Step De-excitation in Luminescent Single Conjugated Polymers, J. Chem. Phys. 114, 3848-3852 (2001)
  34. Vitali V. Polonski, Yoh Yamamoto, Jonathon D. White, Motonobu Kourogi, Motoichi Ohtsu, Vacuum Shear Force Microscopy : Application to High Resolution Work, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. Pt 2, 38, L826-L829 (1999)
  35. Y. Bai, J. D. White, G. Zhang, G. Chen, X. Hou, Simple and convenient nonoptical shear force sensor for shear force and near-field optical microscopes, Appl. Phys. Lett. 75, 2731-2733 (1999)
  36. A. V. Zvyagin, J. D. White, M. Kourogi, M. Kozuma, M. Ohtsu, Solution to the bistability problem in shear force distance regulation encountered in scanning force and near field optical microscopes, Appl. Phys. Lett., 71, 2541-2543 (1997)
  37. A. V. Zvyagin, J. D. White, M. Ohtsu, Near-field optical microscope image formation: a theoretical and experimental study, Opt. Lett. 22, 955-957 (1997)
  38. Jonathon D. White, John Reid,Optically pumped NH3 as a high gain amplifier for CO2 laser radiation,IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 201-206 (January, 1993)
  39. Jonathon D. White, John Reid, Efficient NH3 laser operation in the 16- to 21-um region, Applied Optics 32, 2053-2057 (1993)
  40. J. D. White, D. M. Bruce, P. H. Beckwith, J. Reid, Efficient Optically Pumped NH3 Amplifiers in the 10-12 um Region, Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics 50, 345-354 (1990)
  41. J. D. White, A. Chakrabarti, J. Reid, High Power, High Efficiency Optically Pumped NH3 Lasers, Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics 51, 371-373 (1990)
  42. Jonathon David White, Research Communication: EFL for Scientists and Engineers (CreateSpace, Cinncinatti, USA, June 17,2010) ISBN-13: 978-1450561990( )
  43. I. Chai and J. D. White, Structuring Data & Building Algorithms: An ANSI-C Based Approach, McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) Updated edition (August 12, 2009) ISBN: 978-0071271882 ( )
  44. I. Chai and J. D. White, Structuring Data & Building Algorithms: An ANSI-C Based Approach, McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) 1st edition (January 17, 2007) ISBN-13: 978-0071261944
  45. Jonathon David White, Dynamics of the NH3 Laser, PhD Dissertation (
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