Google Scholar H-index 15; Web of Science H-index 13.
 W. Cai, D. J. Ewing, and L. Ma, "Application of simulated annealing for multispectral tomography," Comput. Phys. Commun. 179, 250-255 (2008).
 L. Ma and W. Cai, "Determination of the optimal regularization parameters in hyperspectral tomography," Appl. Opt. 47, 4186-4192 (2008).
 W. Cai and L. Ma, "Information content of scattering measurements and characterization of spheroids," J. of Aerosol Sci. 39, 1032-1039 (2008).
 W. Cai, Y. Zhao, and L. Ma, "Direct recursion of the ratio of Bessel functions with applications to Mie scattering calculations," JQSRT 109, 2673-2678 (2008).
 L. Ma and W. Cai, "Numerical investigation of hyperspectral tomography for simultaneous temperature and concentration imaging," Appl. Opt. 47, 3751-3759 (2008).
 L. Ma, W. Cai, A. W. Caswell, T. Kraetschmer, S. T. Sanders, S. Roy, and J. R. Gord, "Tomographic imaging of temperature and chemical species based on hyperspectral absorption spectroscopy," Opt. Express 17, 8602-8613 (2009).
 L. Ma, L. Kranendonk, W. Cai, Y. Zhao, and J. Baba, "Application of simulated annealing for simultaneous retrieval of particle size distribution and refractive index," J. of Aerosol Sci. 40, 588-596 (2009).
 M. Lin, X. Li, W. Cai, S. Roy, J. R. Gord, and S. T. Sanders, "Selection of Multiple Optimal Absorption Transitions for Nonuniform Temperature Sensing," Appl. Spectrosc. 64, 1274-1282 (2010).
 W. Cai, L. Kranendonk, T. Lee, and L. Ma, "Characterization of composite nanoparticles using an improved light scattering program for coated spheres," Comput. Phys. Commun. 181, 978-984 (2010).
 W. Cai and L. Ma, "Applications of critical temperature in minimizing functions of continuous variables with simulated annealing algorithm," Comput. Phys. Commun. 181, 11-16 (2010).
 W. Cai and L. Ma, "Comparison of approaches based on optimization and algebraic iteration for binary tomography," Comput. Phys. Commun. 181, 1974-1981 (2010).
 W. Cai and L. Ma, "Hyperspectral tomography based on proper orthogonal decomposition as motivated by imaging diagnostics of unsteady reactive flows," Appl. Opt. 49, 601-610 (2010).
 W. Cai, D. J. Ewing, and L. Ma, "Investigation of temperature parallel simulated annealing for optimizing continuous functions with application to hyperspectral tomography," Appl. Math. Comput. 217, 5754-5767 (2011).
 X. An, T. Kraetschmer, K. Takami, S. T. Sanders, L. Ma, W. Cai, X. Li, S. Roy, and J. R. Gord, "Validation of temperature imaging by H2O absorption spectroscopy using hyperspectral tomography in controlled experiments," Appl. Opt. 50, A29-A37 (2011).
 W. Cai and L. Ma, "Improved Monte Carlo model for multiple scattering calculations," Chinese Opt. Lett. 10, 012901 (2012).
 F. Li, X. Yu, W. Cai, and L. Ma, "Uncertainty in velocity measurement based on diode-laser absorption in nonuniform flows," Appl. Opt. 51, 4788-4797 (2012).
 W. Cai, X. Li, F. Li, and L. Ma, "Numerical and experimental validation of a three-dimensional combustion diagnostic based on tomographic chemiluminescence," Opt. Express 21, 7050-7064 (2013).
 W. Cai, X. Li, and L. Ma, "Practical aspects of implementing three-dimensional tomography inversion for volumetric flame imaging," Appl. Opt. 52, 8106-8116 (2013).
 W. Cai and C. F. Kaminski, "A tomographic technique for the simultaneous imaging of temperature, chemical species, and pressure in reactive flows using absorption spectroscopy with frequency-agile lasers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 034101 (2014).
 L. Xu, C. Liu, D. Zheng, Z. Cao, W. Cai, "Digital signal processor-based high-precision on-line Voigt lineshape fitting," Rev. Sci. Instrum., 85, 123108 (2014).
 W. Cai and C. F. Kaminski, "Multiplexed absorption tomography with calibration-free wavelength modulation spectroscopy," Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 154106 (2014).
 W. Cai, C.F. Kaminski, "A numerical investigation of high resolution multispectral absorption tomography for flow thermometry," Appl. Phys. B., (2015).
 C. Liu, L. Xu, J. Chen, Z. Cao, Y. Lin, W. Cai, "Development of a fan-beam TDLAS-based tomographic sensor for rapid imaging of temperature and gas concentration", Optics Express 23, 22494-22511 (2015).
 Cai W. and Kaminski C.F., "Tomographic absorption spectroscopy for the study of gas dynamics and reactive flows". Progress in Energy and Combustion Science,(2017) 59: p.1-31.
 T. Yu, B. Tian, W. Cai*, "Development of a beam optimization method for absorption-based tomography",Optics Express, (2017) 25:6 p. 5982-5998.
 T. Yu, W. Cai*, "Benchmark evaluation of inversion algorithms for tomographic absorption spectroscopy", Applied Optics, (2017) 56:8 p.2183-2194.
 H. Liu, T. Yu, W. Cai* "Demonstration of 3D computed tomography of chemiluminescence with restricted field of view", Applied Optics, (2017) 56:29, p.2183-2194.
 T. Yu, L. He, W. Cai*, "On the quantification of spatial resolution for three-dimensional computed tomography of chemiluminescence", Optics Express, (2017): 25:19, p..
 J. Dai, T. Yu, W. Cai*, "On the regularization for absorption based nonlinear tomography", under review.
 J. Dai, Seamus O'Hagan, H. Liu, W. Cai* and P. Ewart, "Multispectral tomography based on multi-mode absorption spectroscopy (MUMAS)", submitted to Applied Physics Letters.
 T. Yu, W. Cai*, "Toward real-time volummetric combustion diagnostics based on xxx", submitted.
 T. Yu, W. Cai*,Y. Liu, "Development of a novel framework based on xxx tomographic imaging"
 Q. Qu, Z. Cao, L. Xu*, W. Cai, "Selection of the optimal spectral lines for multispectral absorption tomography"