Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 3D bioprinter applied picosecond pulsed electric fields for targeted manipulation of proliferation and lineage specific gene expression in neural stem cells.Journal of neural engineering.
2018 Electropermeabilization by uni- or bipolar nanosecond electric pulses: The impact of extracellular conductivity.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 10-19.
2018 Electropermeabilization of cells by closely spaced paired nanosecond-range pulsesBioelectrochemistry. 135-141.
2018 Nanosecond bipolar pulse generators for bioelectricsBioelectrochemistry. 77-87.
2018 The second phase of bipolar, nanosecond-range electric pulses determines the electroporation efficiencyBioelectrochemistry. 123-133.
2017 A Dielectric Rod Antenna Driven by Pulsed Power System for Stimulating Biological TissuesIEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 2157-2163.
2017 A subnanosecond electric pulse exposure system for biological cells.Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing. 1063-1072.
2017 Damage-free peripheral nerve stimulation by 12-ns pulsed electric field.Scientific Reports. 10453.
2017 Electrosensitization Increases Antitumor Effectiveness of Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields In Vivo.Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment. 1533034617712397.
2017 Reparative Effects of Poloxamer P188 in Astrocytes Exposed to Controlled MicrocavitationAnnals of Biomedical Engineering.
2016 An air core pulse transformer with a linearly integrated primary capacitor bank to achieve ultrafast chargingIEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 2443-2449.
2016 Electroporation by subnanosecond pulses.Biochemistry and biophysics reports. 253-259.
2016 Electrosensitization assists cell ablation by nanosecond pulsed electric field in 3D cultures.Scientific Reports. 23225.
2015 Ablation of Myocardial Tissue With Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields.PLOS ONE. e0144833.
2015 Cell stimulation and calcium mobilization by picosecond electric pulses.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 65-71.
2015 Diffuse, non-polar electropermeabilization and reduced propidium uptake distinguish the effect of nanosecond electric pulses.Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2118-25.
2015 Electroporation of mammalian cells by nanosecond electric field oscillations and its inhibition by the electric field reversal.Scientific Reports. 13818.
2015 Ion transport into cells exposed to monopolar and bipolar nanosecond pulses.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 44-51.
2015 Microbubble generation by piezotransducer for biological studies.The Review of scientific instruments. 124901.
2015 Multiple nanosecond electric pulses increase the number but not the size of long-lived nanopores in the cell membrane.Biochimica et biophysica acta. 958-66.
2015 Picosecond and Terahertz Perturbation of Interfacial Water and Electropermeabilization of Biological Membranes.The Journal of Membrane Biology. 837-47.
2014 Bipolar nanosecond electric pulses are less efficient at electropermeabilization and killing cells than monopolar pulses.Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 568-73.
2014 Cancellation of cellular responses to nanoelectroporation by reversing the stimulus polarity.Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS. 4431-41.
2014 Disassembly of actin structures by nanosecond pulsed electric field is a downstream effect of cell swelling.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 88-95.
2014 Gene electrotransfer enhanced by nanosecond pulsed electric fieldsMolecular Therapy:Methods and Clinical Development. 14043.
2014 Shock Wave Generation in Water for Biological StudiesIEEE Trans. on Plasma Science. 3231-3238.
2013 Primary pathways of intracellular Ca(2+) mobilization by nanosecond pulsed electric fieldBiochim Biophys Acta. 981-9.
2013 Recruitment of the intracellular Ca by ultrashort electric stimuli: The impact of pulse durationCell Calcium. 00083-3.
2013 Recruitment of the intracellular Ca2+ by ultrashort electric stimuli: The impact of pulse durationCell Calcium. 145-150.
2013 Simulation Study of Delivery of Subnanosecond Pulses to Biological Tissues with an Impulse Radiating AntennaBioelectromagnetics. 145-159.
2012 Cell permeabilization and inhibition of voltage-gated Ca(2+) and Na(+) channel currents by nanosecond pulsed electric fieldBioelectromagnetics. 394-404.
2012 Oxidative effects of nanosecond pulsed electric field exposure in cells and cell-free mediaArch Biochem Biophys. 55-64.
2012 Transient features in nanosecond pulsed electric fields differentially modulate mitochondria and viability.PLOS ONE. e51349.
2011 Electroporation-induced electrosensitizationPLOS ONE. 0017100.
2011 Manipulation of cell volume and membrane pore comparison following single cell permeabilization with 60- and 600-ns electric pulsesBiochim Biophys Acta. 792-801.
2011 Subnanosecond electric pulses cause membrane permeabilization and cell deathIEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. 1239-45.
2010 A Reflector Antenna for Focusing in the Near FieldIEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letter. 12-15.
2009 Aspects of Plasma in Water: Streamer Physics and ApplicationsPlasma Processes and Polymers. 763-777.
2009 Nanosecond, Electrical Triggering of Water SwitchesIEEE Trans. Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 1066-1075.
2009 Plasma Membrane Permeabilization by 60 and 600 ns Electric Pulses is Determined by the Absorbed DoseBioelectromagnetics. 90-92.
2008 Electrical Breakdown of Water in MicrogapsPlasma Sources Science and Tchnology. 10pp.
2008 Nanosecond Pulse Electric Field (nanopulse): a Novel Non-ligand Agonist for Platelet ActivationArchives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 240-248.
2008 Streamers in Water and Other Dielectric LiquidsJ. Phys. D: Appl. Phys..
2008 The Effect of Intense Subnanosecond Electrical Pulses on Biological CellsIEEE Trans. Plasma Science. 414.
2007 Bioelectric Effects of Nanosecond PulsesIEEE Trans. Diel. Electr. Insul.. 1088-1109.
2007 Compact, Nanosecond, High Repetition-Rate, Pulse Generator for Bioelectric StudiesIEEE Trans. Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation.
2007 Long-Lasting Plasma Membrane Permeabilization in Mammalian Cells by Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Field (nsPEF)Bioelectromagnetics. 655.
2006 Electrical Breakdown and Dielectric Recovery of Polar LiquidsIEEE Trans. Plasma Science. 1653-1661.
2005 Streamers in Water Filled Wire-Cylinder and Packed-Bed ReactorsIEEE Trans. Plasma Science. 490-491.
2004 High Power Water Switches: Postbreakdown Phenomena and Dielectric RecoveryIEEE Trans. on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 604-612.
1999 Improvement of Linear Model of Plasma Filled Dielectric Cenrenkov MaserInternational Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves.
1999 Study of Open Cavity Filled with Plasma Density GratingIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science.


Year Title
2017 Development of Pulsed Antennas for Non-invasive ExposuresHandbook of Electroporation. Springer.
2017 Electropermeabilization and Electrostimulation by Picosecond PulsesHandbook of Electroporation. Springer.
2016 Delivery of Electric Pulses to Biological Tissues Using AntennaBioelectrics. Springer.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2017 Characterization of a dielectric rod antenna used for radiating picosecond pulses
2010 Streamer Breakdown and Propagation in Water
2010 Sub-Nanosecond Electrical Pulses for Medical Therapies and Imaging
2006 Biological effects of intense subnanosecond electrical pulses.  573-576.
2005 The Permettivity of Water Under High Dielectric Strength
2003 High power recovery rate water switches.  649-652.
2002 Electrical Breakdown of Sub-Millimeter Water Gaps.  199-202.

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Old Dominion University 2004
  • M.S. in Physical Electronics, University of Electronics Science and Technology of China 1999
  • Ph.D. in Physical Electronics, University of Electronics Science and Technology of China 1999
  • B.S. in Physics, Gannan Teachers' College 1992
  • Full Name

  • Shu Xiao