Honors & Awards


  • Peter A. Rock Graduate Fellowship, University of California, Davis (06/2013)
  • Outstanding Chemistry Dissertation Award, University of California, Davis (06/2013)
  • Second class study scholarship, Tsinghua University (09/2007)
  • Third class study scholarship, Tsinghua Univeristy (09/2005)

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Davis (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science, Tsinghua University (2008)

Stanford Advisors


Journal Articles


  • Branching Ratio Measurements for Vacuum Ultraviolet Photodissociation of 12C16O Journal of Physical Chemistry A Hong Gao, Yu Song, Yih-Chung Chang, Xiaoyu Shi, Qing-Zhu Yin, Roger C. Wiens, William M. Jackson 2013
  • Communication: State-to-state photodissociation study by the two-color VUV-VUV laser pump-probe time-slice velocity-map-imaging-photoion method Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, Yu Song, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2013; 138: 191102
  • Branching ratio measurements of the predissociation of 12C16O by time-slice velocity-map ion imaging in the energy region from 108,000 to 110,500 cm-1 Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, Yu Song, Lei Yang, Xiaoyu Shi, Qing-Zhu Yin, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2012; 137: 034305
  • Time-slice velocity-map ion imaging studies of the Photodissociation of NO in the vacuum ultraviolet region Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, Yang Pan, Lei Yang, Jingang Zhou, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2012; 136: 134302
  • Communication: A vibrational study of propargyl cation using the vacuum ultraviolet laser velocity-map imaging photoelectron method Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, Zhou Lu, Lei Yang, Jingang Zhou, C. Y. Ng 2012; 137: 161101
  • Communication: Vacuum ultraviolet laser Photodissociation studies of small molecules by the vacuum ultraviolet laser photoionization time-sliced velocity-mapped ion imaging method Journal of Chemical Physics Yang Pan, Hong Gao, Lei Yang, Jingang Zhou, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2011; 135: 071101
  • Time-sliced velocity-mapped ion imaging studies of the predissociation of single ro-vibronic energy levels of N2 in the extreme ultraviolet region using vacuum ultraviolet photoionization Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, Lei Yang, Yang Pan, Jingang Zhou, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2011; 135: 134319
  • Communication: Branching ratio measurements in the predissociation of 12C16O by time-slice velocity-map ion imaging in the vacuum ultraviolet region Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, u Song, Lei Yang, Xiaoyu Shi, Qing-Zhu Yin, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2011; 135: 221101
  • High-resolution threshold photoelectron study of the propargyl radical by the vacuum ultraviolet laser velocity-map imaging method Journal of Chemical Physics Hong Gao, Yuntao Xu, Lei Yang, Chow-Shing Lam, Hailing Wang, Jingang Zhou, C. Y. Ng 2011; 135: 224303
  • Combining two VUV lasers with the Time-Sliced Velocity-Mapped Ion Imaging Method for studying the photodissociation of small molecules EAS Publications Series Yu Song, Hong Gao, C. Y. Ng, William M. Jackson 2011; 58: 295