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The metrology camera optics under tests in ASIAA
The first color image (M31) of HSC_zoomed
Optical/Infrared Laboratory
The Prime focus instrument of PFS.
The WIRCam was completed and installed on the CFHT during 2005
The first color image of HSC.
The FEU running with HSC installed
The FEU running with HSC during the observation
The Canon 50M pixel camera and the testing setup for the centroid calculation. 2
The Canon 50M pixel camera and the testing setup for the centroid calculation.
The layout of TAOS2 CMOS sensor.
The WIRCam project initiated the optical/infrared (OIR) instrumentation development in ASIAA
Image of a Mag 8.1 star with AO off and on with FlyEyes.
The MIT CCID-35 chip
Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) for Subaru Telescope
Filter exchanger for Subaru HSC
Hyper SuprimeCam (HSC) of Subaru
TAOS II at San Pedro Mártir Observatory
Wang, Shiang-Yu
Deputy Director; Research Fellow
photo of Wang, Shiang-Yu
Office: ASMAB 1011
TEL: +886-2-2366-5338
FAX: +886-2-2367-7849
Email: sywang_replace2@_asiaa.sinica.edu.tw

Education and Positions

  • Research Fellow, ASIAA (2013~present)
  • Associate Research Fellow, ASIAA (2007~2013)
  • Assistant Research Fellow, ASIAA (2001~2007)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, ASIAA (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Atomic and Molecular, Academia Sinica (1999~2000)
  • Ph.D., Electronic Engineering, National Chiao Tung University (1999)
  • B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University (1994)

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China (1999)

Research Interests

My research interests are mainly in the optical and infrared astronomical instrumentation. I have worked on the wide field infrared camera (WIRCam) for CFHT and the Hyper SuprimeCam for the Subaru telescope. Currently, I am leading the OIR instrumentation group to work on SPIROU for CFHT and Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) for Subaru telescope. Meanwhile, I am the project manager of the Taiwan-America-Occultation Survey (TAOS) project and the Transneptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS2) project. Also, I am involved in the development of SPace Infrared telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics (SPICA) project through the collaboration with JAXA. I am also interested in the development of the quantum structure infrared detectors, especially the quantum dot infrared detectors. With Taiwanese company and research institute, I also worked on the infrared technology and the infrared focal plane arrays. development.

Recent Journal Papers

  1. Chan JHH; Suyu SH; More A; ...; Chiueh T; ...; Hsieh B-C; ...; Wang SY, "Galaxy-Scale Gravitational Lens Candidates from the Hyper Suprime-Cam Imaging Survey and the Galaxy and Mass Assembly Spectroscopic Survey" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 832(2), 135, 2016-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  2. Bannister MT; Alexandersen M; Benecchi SD; Chen Y-T; ...; Lehner MJ; ...; Schwamb ME; ...; Wang S-Y; et al.,, "OSSOS: IV. Discovery of a dwarf planet candidate in the 9:2 resonance with Neptune" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 152, 212, 2016-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  3. Kato T; Ishioka R; ...; Wang SY; et al., "RZ Leonis Minoris bridging between ER Ursae Majoris-type dwarf nova and nova-like system" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN: 68(6), 107, 2016-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  4. Homma D; Chiba M; Okamoto S; ...; Wang SY; et al., "A New Milky Way Satellite Discovered in the Subaru/Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 832(1), 21, 2016-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  5. Bannister MT; Kavelaars JJ; Petit J-M; ...; Chen Y-T; ...; Alexandersen M; ...; ...; Lehner MJ; ...; Schwamb ME; ...; Wang S-Y, "The Outer Solar System Origins Survey. I. Design and First-quarter Discoveries" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 152(3), 70, 2016-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  6. Chen Y-T*; Lin HW; Holman MJ; ...; Wang SY; Lehner MJ, "Discovery of a New Retrograde Trans-Neptunian Object: Hint of a Common Orbital Plane for Low Semimajor Axis, High-inclination TNOs and Centaurs" , Astrophysical Journal Letters: 827(2), 24, 2016-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  7. Kimura M; Isogai K; Kato T; ...; Chen Y-T; King S-K; Wen C-Y; Wang SY; Lehner MJ; Schwamb ME; Wang JH; Zhang Z-W; ...;Cook KH; Kim D-W; Lee T;et al., "Repetitive Patterns in Rapid Optical Variations in the Nearby Black-hole Binary V404 Cygni" , NATURE: 529(7584), 54-58, 2016-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  8. 59. Yoshiki Toba, Tohru Nagao, Michael A. Strauss, Kentaro Aoki, Tomotsugu Goto, Masatoshi Imanishi, Toshihiro Kawaguchi, Yuichi Terashima, Yoshihiro Ueda, James Bosch, Kevin Bundy, Yoshiyuki Doi, Hanae Inami, Yutaka Komiyama, Robert H. Lupton, Hideo Matsuhara, Yoshiki Matsuoka, Satoshi Miyazaki, Tomoki Morokuma, Fumiaki Nakata, Nagisa Oi, Masafusa Onoue, Shinki Oyabu, Paul Price, Philip J. Tait, Tadafumi Takata, Manobu M. Tanaka, Tsuyoshi Terai, Edwin L. Turner, Tomohisa Uchida, Tomonori Usuda, Yousuke Utsumi, Yoshihiko Yamada, and (Shiang-Yu Wang), "Hyper-luminous dust-obscured galaxies discovered by the Hyper Suprime-Cam on Subaru and WISE" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN: 67(5), 86, 2015-10 [SCI]
  9. Hajime Sugai, ........, (Shiang-Yu Wang) et. al., "Prime Focus Spectrograph for the Subaru telescope: massively multiplexed optical and near-infrared fiber spectrograph" , Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems: 1(3), 035001, 2015-07
  10. Ishioka R; Wang S-Y; Zhang Z-W; Lehner MJ; Alcock C; Axelrod T; Bianco FB; Byun Y-I; Chen WP; Cook KH; Kim D-W; King S-K; Lee T; Marshall SL; Protopapas P; Rice JA; Schwamb ME; Wang J-H; Wen C-Y; Ngeow C-C, "The Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey Project Stellar Variability. III. Detection of 58 New Variable Stars" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 147(4), 70, 2014-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  11. Zhang Z-W; Lehner MJ; Wang J-H; Wen C-Y; Wang S-Y; King S-K; ...; Cook KH; ...; Lee T; ...; Schwamb ME, "The TAOS Project: Results from Seven Years of Survey Data" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 146(1), 14, 2013-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  12. Hong-Shu Ling, (Shiang-Yu Wang), Wei-Cheng Hsu, and Chien-Ping Lee, "Voltage-tunable dual-band quantum-dot infrared photodetectors for temperature sensing" , OPTICS EXPRESS: 20(10), 10484-10489, 2012-05 [SCI]
  13. Liu C-F; Shang H; Pyo T-S; Takami M; Walter FM; Yan C-H; Wang S-Y; Ohashi N; Hayashi M, "Is FS Tau B Driving an Asymmetric Jet?" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 749(1), 62-67, 2012-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  14. Huang KY; Urata Y; Tung YH; Lin HM; ...; Wang SY; ...; Lehner MJ; ...; Wang JH; Wen CY; ...; Zhang ZW; et al., "The GRB 071112C: A Case Study of Different Mechanisms in X-ray and Optical Temporal Evolution" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 748(1), 44-50, 2012-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  15. Lim J; Ohyama Y; Yan C-H; D-V-Trung; Wang SY, "A Molecular Hydrogen Nebula in the Central cD Galaxy of the Perseus Cluster" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 744(2), 112, 2012-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  16. Ling H-S; Wang SY; Lee C-P, "Spectral response and device performance tuning of long-wavelength InAs QDIPs" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 54(3), 233-236, 2011-05 [SCI]
  17. Wang SY*, Ling HS, Lee CP, "Temperature dependence of quantum efficiency in Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 54, 224–227, 2011-05 [SCI]
  18. Olivier Lai*, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, Kevin K. Y. Ho, Marc Baril, Tom Benedict, Jeff Ward, Jim Thomas, Derrick Salmon, Chueh-Jen Lin, (Shiang-Yu Wang), Gerry Luppino, Reinhold Dorn, Pascal Puget, Barry Burke, James Beletic, "FlyEyes: A CCD-based Wavefront Sensor for PUEO, the CFHT Curvature AO System" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC: 123(902), 448-460, 2011-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  19. Yan CH; Minh YC; Wang SY; Su YN; Ginsburg, Adam, "A Massive Star-forming Region Sh 2-233IR I. Embedded Stellar Clusters" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 720(1), 1-8, 2010-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  20. Lehner MJ, ..., Zhang ZW, ...,Wang JH, ...,King SK, Lee T, ...,Wang SY, Wen CY, "The TAOS Project: Statistical Analysis of Multi-Telescope Time Series Data" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC: 122(894), 959-975, 2010-08 [SCI]
  21. Lo MC; Wang SY; Ling HS; Lee CP, "Vertically Coupled Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors" , IEEE Photonic Technology Letter: 22(11), 796-798, 2010-06 (Fulltext)
  22. Mondal S; ...; Zhang ZW;...; King S-K; Lee T; Lehner MJ; ...; Wang J-H; Wang S-Y; Wen C-Y, "The Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey Project Stellar Variability. II. Detection of 15 Variable Stars" , Astronomical Journal: 139(5), 2026-2033, 2010-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  23. Bianco F; ...; Zhang ZW; Lehner MJ; ...;Wang J-H;...; King S-K; Lee T;...; Wang S-Y; Wen C-Y, "The TAOS Project: Upper Bounds on the Population of Small KBOs and Tests of Models of Formation and Evolution of the Outer Solar System" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 139(4), 1499-1514, 2010-04 [SCI]
  24. Kim D-W; ...; King S-K; Lee T; Lehner MJ; ...; Wang J-H; Wang S-Y; Wen C-Y; Zhang ZW;, "The Taiwan-American Occultation Survey Project Stellar Variability. I. Detection of Low-Amplitude δ Scuti Stars" , Astronomical Journal: 139(2), 757-764, 2010-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  25. Zhang ZW; Kim DW; Wang JH; Lehner MJ; Chen WP; Byun YI; Alcock C; Axelrod T; Bianco FB; Coehlo NK; Cook KH; Dave R; de Pater I; Giammarco J; King SK; Lee T; Lin HC; Marshall SL; Porrata R; Protopapas P; Rice JA; Schwamb ME; Wang SY; Wen CY, "The TAOS Project: High-Speed Crowded Field Aperture Photometry" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC: 121(886), 1429-1439, 2009-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  26. Wang J-H; Lehner MJ; ...; King S-K; Lee T; ...; Wang S-Y; Wen C-Y; et al., "Upper Limits on the Number of Small Bodies in Sedna-Like Orbits by the TAOS Project" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 138(6), 1893-1901, 2009-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  27. Ling HS; Wang SY; Lee CP; Lo MC, "Confinement Enhanced Dots-in-a-well Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors with Operating Temperatures over 200K" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 52, 281-284, 2009-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  28. Wang SY; Ling HS; Lo MC; Lee CP, "Detection Wavelength and Device Performance Tuning of InAs QDIPs with thin AlGaAs layers" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 52(6), 264-267, 2009-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  29. Lin CL; ...; King SK; ...; Wang JH;...; Lehner MJ; ...; Lee T; ...; Wang SY; Wen CY; et al., "A Close Binary Star Resolved from Occultation by 87 Sylvia" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC: 121(878), 359-364, 2009-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  30. Ling HS; Wang SY; Lee CP; Lo MC, "Characteristics of In(Ga)As quantum ring infrared photodetectors" , JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS: 105(3), 034504, 2009-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  31. Lehner MJ; Wen C-Y; Wang J-H; ...; King S-K; et al., "The Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey: The Multi-Telescope Robotic Observatory" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC: 121(876), 138-152, 2009-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  32. Ling HS; Wang SY; Lee CP; Lo MC, "Long Wavelength Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors with Operating Temperature over 200K" , IEEE PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY LETTERS: 21(2), 118-120, 2009-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  33. Zhang ZW; ...; Lehner MJ; ...; Wang JH; ...; King SK; Lee T; ...; Wang SY; Wen CY, "First Results from the Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey (TAOS)" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 685(1), L157-L160, 2008-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  34. Ling HS; Lee CP; Wang SY; Lo MC, "Energy dependent carrier relaxation in self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots" , PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI (C): 5(9), 2709-2712, 2008-06 (Fulltext)
  35. Ling HS; (Wang SY)*; Lee CP; Lo MC, "High Quantum Efficiency Dots-in-Well Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors with AlGaAs Confinement Enhancing Layer" , APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS: 92(19), 193506, 2008-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  36. Wang JH;...; Huang KY; Wen CY; ...; Wang SY; ...; Lehner MJ; ...; King SK; Lee T; Urata Y, "The Early Optical Brightening in the GRB071010B" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 679(1), L5-L8, 2008-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  37. Wang SY; Lo MC; Hsiao HY; et al., "Temperature dependent responsivity of quantum dot infrared photodetectors" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 50(2-3), 166-170, 2007-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  38. Lehner MJ; ...;King SK; Lee T; ...;Wang A; Wang SY; Wen CY; et al., "TAOS - The Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey" , ASTRONOMISCHE NACHRICHTEN: 327(8), 814-817, 2006-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  39. Hao WD; Jenq YC; Wang SY, "Ratio indicator characterization for measuring the precision of an estimate obtained by processing sampled data" , IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT: 54(3), 1156-1165, 2005-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  40. Wang SY; Chen SC; Lin SD; et al, "InAs/GaAs quantum dot infrared photodetectors with different growth temperatures" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 44(5-6), 527-532, 2003-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  41. Hsu MC; Chen CC; Kuan CH; Wang SY, "Infrared Detection Utilizing Both Intersubband and Free-Carrier Absorption in Reverse-Biased Superlattice Infrared Photodetector" , IEEE JOURNAL OF QUANTUM ELECTRONICS: 39(11), 1476-1480, 2003-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  42. Alcock C; Dave R; ...; King SK; Lee T; Wang A; Wang SY; Wen CY; et al, "TAOS: The Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey" , EARTH MOON AND PLANETS: 92(1-4), 459-464, 2003-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  43. Huang CF; Chang YH; ...; Wang SY; et al, "On the equivalence between magnetic-field-induced phase transitions in the integer quantum Hall effect" , SOLID STATE COMMUNICATIONS: 126(4), 197-201, 2003-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  44. Chen CC; Chen HC;...; Wang SY; et al, "Relaxation mechanisms of the photoelectrons in the second miniband of a superlattice structure" , IEEE JOURNAL OF QUANTUM ELECTRONICS: 39(2), 306-313, 2003-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  45. Chen WP; ...; King SK; ...; Lee T;...; Wang A; Wang SY; Wen CY, "Fast CCD Photometry in the Taiwan-America Occultation Survey" , BALTIC ASTRONOMY: 12(4), 568-573, 2003 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  46. Chen CC; Chen HC; ...; Wang SY; et al, "Performance and application of a superlattice infrared photodetector with a blocking barrier" , JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS: 91(3), 943-948, 2002-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  47. Kagan MS; Wang SY; Cheng H; et al, "Tunneling through delta-layer shallow acceptor states in Si" , IZVESTIYA AKADEMII NAUK SERIYA FIZICHESKAYA: 66(2), 240-242, 2002-02
  48. Wang SY; Chin YC; Lee CP, "A detailed study of non-uniform quantum well infrared photodetectors" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 42(3-5), 177-184, 2001-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  49. Wang SY; Lin SD; Wu HW; Lee CP, "High performance InAs/GaAs quantum dot infrared photodetectors with AlGaAs current blocking layer" , INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY: 42(3-5), 473-477, 2001-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  50. Wang SY; Lin SD; Wu HW; Lee CP, "Low dark current quantum-dot infrared photodetectors with an AlGaAs current blocking layer" , APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS: 78(8), 1023-1025, 2001-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
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