Dr. Han ZHANG


Email: zhan0174@e.ntu.edu.sg; zhanghanchn@hotmail.com

            

Site: https://sites.google.com/site/photonicszhanghan/Home

Personal Information

·  Date of Birth  : 25th December, 1984

·  Place of Birth : Wuhan, China

·  Nationality      : Chinese

 

Research Interests

·  Graphene photonics: nonlinear Kerr effect; saturable absorption; graphene for ultrafast laser photonics; graphene optoelectronics

·  First observation of dark soliton, bright-dark vector solitons, dark-dark vector solitons and domain wall solitons in high power fiber lasers

·  First observation of nonlinear optical Kerr effect in graphene.

·  Pulse propagation in active media, dissipative solitons, Ginzburg-Landau-type equations, self-simiar pulse


 

Education

Ph.D (2006-2010)

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2007-2010.

·  Major: Photonics

·  Thesis: Vector Soliton Fiber Lasers

·  Supervisor: Professor TANG Dingyuan

·  GPA: 5.0 out of 5.0

Bachelor of Science (2002-2006)

Department of Physics, Wuhan University.

·  Major: Material Physics

  ·    Superviser: Professor Chunxu PAN

  ·   GPA: 3.5 out of 4 (Ranked 1st )

Awards & Honors

·  “The most activer reviewer” of Optical Society of American (OSA)

 ·  “Outstanding Ph. D Abroad, 2011” awarded by Chinese Government

Executive Activities


 ·  “Outstanding Ph. D Abroad, 2011” awarded by Chinese Government

Publications


 

Journal Paper:

Selected publications:

  1. Han Zhang, Stéphane Virally, Qiaoliang Bao, Loh Kian Ping, Serge Massar, Nicolas Godbout, and Pascal Kockaert, "Z-scan measurement of the nonlinear refractive index of graphene," Optics Letters ,37, 1856-1858 (2012). [PDF]

  2. Qiaoliang Bao, Han Zhang, Bing Wang, Zhenhua Ni, Candy Haley Yi Xuan Lim, Ding Yuan Tang, Kian Ping Loh, "Broadband Graphene Polarizer," Nature Photonics, 411–415 (2011).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  3. Dingyuan Tang, Han Zhang, Luming Zhao and Xuan Wu, "Observation of high-order polarization-locked vector solitons in a fiber laser," Physical Review Letters, 101, 153904 (2008).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  4. Qiaoliang Bao, Han Zhang, Yu Wang, Zhenhua Ni, Yongli Yan, Ze Xiang Shen, Kian Ping Loh ,and Ding Yuan Tang , “Atomic layer graphene as saturable absorber for ultrafast pulsed lasers, ” Advanced Functional materials, 19, 3077–3083 (2009). [FULL-TEX PDF]
  5. Han Zhang, Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao, and Xuan Wu, "Dual-wavelength domain wall solitons in a fiber ring laser," Optics Express,19, 3525-3530 (2011).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  6. Han Zhang, Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao, and Randall Knize, “Vector dark domain wall solitons in a fiber ring laser,” Optics Express, 18, 4428 (2010).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  7. Han Zhang, Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao, Qiaoliang Bao, and Kian Ping Loh,“Graphene mode locked, wavelength-tunable, dissipative soliton fiber laser,” Applied Physics Letters, 96, 111112 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  8. Han Zhang, Qiaoliang Bao, Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao, and Kianping Loh, “Large energy soliton erbium-doped fiber laser with a graphene-polymer composite mode locker,”Applied Physics Letters, 95, 141103 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]
  9. Han Zhang, Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao and Wu Xuan, “Dark pulse emission of a fiber laser,’’ Physical Review A, 80, 045803 (2009). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  10. Han Zhang,  Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao, Qiaoliang Bao,and Kianping Loh,“Large energy mode locking of an erbium-doped fiber laser with atomic layer graphene,Optics Express, 17,17630-17635 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  11. Han Zhang, Ding Yuan Tang, Luming Zhao and Xuan Wu, “Observation of polarization domain wall solitons in weakly birefringent cavity fiber lasers,” Physical Review B, 80, 052302 (2009). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  12. H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, X. Wu, “Multi-wavelength dissipative soliton operation of an erbium-doped fiber laser,” Optics Express, 17, 12692-12697 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]
  13. H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao and N. Xiang, “Coherent energy exchange between components of a vector soliton in fiber lasers,” Optics Express, 16, 12618-12623 (2008).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  14. H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao and H. Y. Tam, “Induced solitons formed by cross polarization coupling in a birefringent cavity fiber laser,” Optics Letters, 33, 2317-2319 (2008).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  15.  H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, X. Wu and H. Y. Tam, “Dissipative vector solitons in a dispersion-managed cavity fiber laser with net positive cavity dispersion,” Optics Express, 17, 455-460 (2009). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  16. Han Zhang, Dingyuan Tang, Luming Zhao, Qiaoliang Bao, Kian Ping Loh, “Vector Dissipative Solitons in Graphene Mode Locked Fiber Lasers,” Optics Communcations, 283, 3334-3338 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  17. H. Zhang, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, Q. L. Bao, K. P. Loh, B. Lin, and S. C. Tjin, “Compact graphene mode-locked wavelength-tunable erbium-doped fiber lasers: from all anomalous dispersion to all normal dispersion,” Laser Physics Letters,DOI 10.1002/lapl.201010025 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  18. Qiaoliang Bao, Han Zhang, Jia-xiang Yang, Shuai Wang, Ding Yuan Tang, Rajan Jose, Seeram Ramakrishna, Chwee Teck Lim, and Kian Ping Loh, “Graphene-Polymer Nanofiber Membrane for Ultrafast Photonics,” Advanced Functional Materials, 20, 782-791, (2010).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  19. Qiaoliang Bao*, Han Zhang*, Yu Wang, Lakshminarayana Polavarapu, Ding Yuan Tang, Qing-Hua Xu, and Kian Ping Loh, “Saturable Absorption of Monolayer Graphene and Its Mode-locked Laser,” Nano Research, DOI: 10.1007/s12274-010-0082-9, (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  20. Bo Lin, Han Zhang, et al., “Inverse-Gaussian-Apodized Fiber Bragg Grating for Dual Wavelength Lasing,” Applied Optics, 49, 1373 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

Other publications:

  1.  Bo Lin, Swee Chuan Tjin, Han Zhang, et al., “Dual-Wavelength Single-Longitudinal-Mode Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser Based on Inverse-Gaussian Apodized Fiber Bragg Grating and Its Application in Microwave Generation,” Optical Fiber Technology, accepted, (2011). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  2. Yu Zhang, Bo Lin, Swee Chuan Tjin, Han Zhang, Guanghui Wang, Ping Shum,and Xinliang Zhang, “Refractive index sensing based on higher-order mode reflection of a microfiber Bragg grating,” Optics Express, 18, 26345 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  3. Bo Lin, Swee Chuan Tjin, Han Zhang, Dingyuan Tang, Jianzhong Hao, Bo Dong, and Sheng Liang, “Switchable dual-wavelength single-longitudinal-mode erbium-doped fiber laser using an inverse-Gaussian apodized fiber Bragg grating filter and a low-gain semiconductor optical amplifier,” Applied Optics, 49, 6855-6860 (2010).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  4.  X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao and H. Zhang, “Mode-locking of fiber lasers induced by residual polarization dependent loss of cavity components,” Laser Physics, 20, 1913-1917, (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  5. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, X. Wu, Qiaoliang Bao, and Kian Ping Loh, “Dissipative soliton operation of an ytterbium-doped fiber laser mode locked with atomic multilayer graphene,” Optics Letters, 35, 3622-3624 (2010).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  6.  Luming Zhao, Dingyuan Tang, Xuan Wu, and Han Zhang, "Dissipative soliton generation in Yb-fiber laser with an invisible intracavity bandpass filter," Optics Letters, 35, 2756-2758 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  7.  Qiaoliang Bao, Han Zhang, Chunxu Pan. “Simulation for growth of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in electric field,” Computational Materials Science, 39 616-626 (2007). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  8. Qiaoliang Bao, Han Zhang, Chunxu Pan. “Electric-field-induced microstructural transformation of carbon nanotubes”, Applied Physics Letters, 89 063124 (2006).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  9. D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, X. Wu, and H. Zhang, “Soliton modulation instability in fiber lasers,” Physical Review A, 80,013804 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  10. X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, and H. Zhang, “Effective cavity dispersion shift induced by nonlinearity in a fiber laser,” Physical Review A, 80, 013804 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  11.  L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, X. Wu, “Bunch of restless vector solitons in a fiber laser with SESAM,” Optics Express, 17, 8103-8108 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  12.  X. Wu, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, and L. M. Zhao, “Dissipative soliton resonance in an all-normal-dispersion erbium-doped fiber laser,” Optics Express, 17, 5580-5584 (2009). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  13. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, X. Wu, and N. Xiang, “Soliton trapping in fiber lasers,” Optics Express, 16, 9528-9533.(2008).  [FULL-TEX PDF]

  14. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, X. Wu, “Polarization rotation locking of vector solitons in a fiber ring laser,” Optics Express, 16, 10053-10058 (2008).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  15. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, T. H. Cheng, H. Y. Tam, and C. Lu, “Dynamics of gain-guided solitons in an all-normal-dispersion fiber laser,” Optics Letter, 32, 1806-1808 (2007). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  16.  L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, H. Y. Tam, “Coexistence of polarization-locked and polarization-rotating vector solitons in a fiber laser with SESAM,” Optics Letters, 34, 3059-3061 (2009).[FULL-TEX PDF]

  17.  L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, C. Lu, and H. Y. Tam, “Observation of dip-type sidebands in a soliton fiber laser,” Optics Communications, 283, 340-343 (2010). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  18. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, H. Zhang, X. Wu, C. Lu and H. Y. Tam, “Period-doubling of vector solitons in a ring fiber laser,” Optics Communications, 281, 5614-5617 (2008). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  19. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, “Period-doubling of gain-guided solitons in fiber lasers of large net normal dispersion,” Optics Communications, 281, 3557-3560 (2008). [FULL-TEX PDF]

  20. L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, X. Wu, H. Zhang, C. Lu and H. Y. Tam, “Dynamics of gain-guided solitons in a dispersion-managed fiber laser with large normal cavity dispersion,” Optics Communications,281, 3324-3326 (2008).[FULL-TEX PDF]

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