Review Articles
1)      X. Guo, Y. B. Ying, L. M. Tong, "Photonic nanowires: from subwavelength waveguides to optical sensors," Acc. Chem. Res. 47, 656-666 (2014). 
2)      J. Y. Lou, Y. P. Wang, L. M. Tong, "Microfiber optical sensors: a review,” Sensors 14, 5823-5844 (2014).    
                        
3)      X. Q. Wu, L. M. Tong, "Optical microfibers and nanofibers," Nanophotonics 2, 407-428 (2013).
4)      P. Wang, Y. P. Wang, L. M. Tong, "Functionalized polymer nanofibers: a versatile platform for manipulating light at the nanoscale," Light Sci. Appl. 2, e102 (2013).
5)      Y. G. Ma, X. Guo, X. Q. Wu, L. Dai, L. M. Tong, "Semiconductor nanowire lasers," Adv. Opt. Photon. 5, 216-273 (2013).
6)     X. Guo, Y. G. Ma, Y. P. Wang, L. M. Tong, "Nanowire plasmonic waveguides, circuits and devices," Laser & Photon. Rev. 7,
      855-881 (2013).                                                                             
7)     L. M. Tong, F. Zi, X. Guo, J. Y. Lou, "Optical microfibers and nanofibers: A tutorial," Opt. Commun. 285, 4641-4647 (2012). 
8)   L. Zhang, J. Y. Lou, and L. M. Tong, "Micro/nanofiber optical sensors," Photon. Sensors 1, 31-42 (2011).
Selected Papers
8)      H. K. Yu, W. Fang, X. Q. Wu, X. Lin, L. M. Tong, W. T. Liu, A. M. Wang, Y. R. Shen, "Single nanowire optical correlator," Nano Lett. 14, 3487-3490 (2014).                                                                         
9)      W. Li, B. G. Chen, C. Meng, W. Fang, Y. Xiao, X. Y. Li, Z. F. Hu, Y. X. Xu, L .M. Tong, H. Q. Wang, W. T. Liu, J. M. Bao, Y. R. Shen, "Ultrafast all-optical graphene modulator," Nano Lett. 14, 955-959 (2014).                                                             
10) X. Q. Wu, Y. Xiao, C. Meng, X. N. Zhang, S. L. Yu, Y. P. Wang, C. X. Yang, X. Guo, C. Z. Ning, L. M. Tong, "Hybrid photon-plasmon nanowire lasers," Nano Lett. 13, 5654-5659 (2013).     
11) Y. P. Wang, Y. G. Ma, X. Guo, L. M. Tong, "Single-mode plasmonic waveguiding properties of metal nanowires with dielectric substrates," Opt. Express 20, 19006-19015 (2012).
12) P. Wang, L. Zhang, Y. N. Xia, L. M. Tong, X. Xu, Y. B. Ying, "Polymer nanofibers embedded with aligned Au nanorods: A new platform for plasmonic studies and optical sensing," Nano Lett. 12, 3145-3150 (2012).                                        
13) Z. Y. Yang, J. Y. Xu, P. Wang, X. J. Zhuang, A. L. Pan, L. M. Tong, "On-nanowire spatial bandgap design for white light emission," Nano Lett. 11, 5085–5089 (2011).                   
14) C. Meng, Y. Xiao, P. Wang, L. Zhang, Y. X. Liu, L. M. Tong, “Quantum-dot-doped polymer nanofibers for optical sensing”, Adv. Mater. 23, 3770-3774 (2011).   
15) Y. X. Liu, C. Meng, A. P. Zhang, Y. Xiao, H. K. Yu, L. M. Tong, “Compact microfiber Bragg gratings with high-index contrast”, Opt. Lett. 36, 3115-3117 (2011).          
16) Y. Xiao, C. Meng, X. Q. Wu, L. M. Tong, “Single mode lasing in coupled nanowires”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 023109 (2011).                                                           
17) Y. Xiao, C. Meng, P. Wang, Y. Ye, H. K. Yu, S. S. Wang, F. X. Gu, L. Dai, L. M. Tong, “Single-nanowire single-mode Laser”, Nano Lett. 11, 1122-1126 (2011).   
18) F. X. Gu, Z. Y. Yang, H. K. Yu, J. Y. Xu, P. Wang, L. M. Tong, A. L. Pan, “Spatial bandgap engineering along single alloy nanowires”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 2037-2039 (2011).
19) F. X. Gu, H. K. Yu, P. Wang, Z. Y. Yang, L. M. Tong, “Light-emitting polymer single nanofibers via waveguiding excitation”, ACS Nano 4,5332-5338 (2010).       
20) Y. G. Ma, X. Y. Li, H. K. Yu, L. M. Tong, Y. Gu, Q. H. Gong, “Direct measurement of propagation losses in silver nanowires”, Opt. Lett. 35, 1160-1162 (2010).            
21) X. Guo, M. Qiu, J. M. Bao, B. J. Wiley, Q. Yang, X. N. Zhang, Y. G. Ma, H. K. Yu, L. M. Tong, “Direct coupling of plasmonic and photonic nanowires for hybrid nanophotonic components and circuits”, Nano Lett. 9, 4515-4519 (2009).                             
22) S. S. Wang, Z. F. Hu, Y. H. Li, L. M. Tong,  “All-fiber Fabry-Perot resonators based on microfiber Sagnac loop mirrors”, Opt. Lett. 34, 253-255 (2009).                             
23) X. Guo, L. M. Tong, “Supported microfiber loops for optical sensing”,Opt. Express 16, 14429-14434 (2008).                                            
24) F. X. Gu, L. Zhang, X. F. Yin, L. M. Tong, “Polymer single-nanowire optical sensors”, Nano Lett. 8, 2757-2761(2008).                                           
25) L. Zhang, F. X. Gu, J. Y. Lou, X. F. Yin, L. M. Tong, “Fast detection of humidity with a subwavelength diameter fiber taper coated with gelatin film”, Opt. Express 16, 13349-13353 (2008).
26) Y. H. Li, L. M. Tong, “Mach–Zehnder interferometers assembled with optical microfibers or nanofibers”, Opt. Lett. 33, 303-305 (2008).                               
27) X. S. Jiang, Q. H. Song, L. Xu, J. Fu, L. M. Tong, “Microfiber knot dye laser based on the evanescent-wave-coupled gain”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 233501 (2007).                
28) K. J. Huang, S. Y. Yang, L. M. Tong, “Modeling of evanescent coupling between two parallel optical nanowires”, Appl. Opt. 46, 1429-1434 (2007).                         
29) X. S. Jiang, Q. Yang, G. Vienne, Y. H. Li, L. M. Tong, J. J. Zhang, L. L. Hu, “Demonstration of microfiber knot laser”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 143513 (2006).     
30) X. S. Jiang, L. M. Tong, G. Vienne, X. Guo, A. Tsao, Q. Yang, D. R. Yang, “Demonstration of optical microfiber knot resonators”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 223501(2006).            
31) L. M. Tong, L. L. Hu, J. J. Zhang, J. R. Qiu, Q. Yang, J. Y. Lou, Y. H. Shen, J. L. He, Z. Z. Ye, “Photonic nanowires directly drawn from bulk glasses”, Opt. Express 14, 82-87 (2006).
32) J. Y. Lou, L. M. Tong, Z. Z. Ye, “Modeling of silica nanowires for optical sensing”, Opt. Express 13, 2135-2140 (2005).                                           
33) L. M. Tong, J. Y. Lou, R. R. Gattass, S. L. He, X. W. Chen, L. Liu, E. Mazur, “Assembly of silica nanowires on silica aerogels for microphotonics devices”, Nano Lett. 5, 259-262 (2005).    
34) L. M. Tong, J. Y. Lou, E. Mazur, “Single-mode guiding properties of subwavelength-diameter silica and silicon wire waveguides”, Opt. Express 12, 1025-1035 (2004).           
35) L. M. Tong, R. R. Gattass, J. B. Ashcom, S. L. He, J. Y. Lou, M. Y. Shen, I. Maxwell, E. Mazur, “Subwavelength-diameter silica wires for low-loss optical wave guiding”, Nature 426, 816-819(2003).