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Dr Weiwei Zhang 

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Research fellow.

Silicon photonics design, fabrication and characterzaion. 

Weiwei Zhang joined the silicon photonics group from September 2017 as a research fellow, focusing on advanced silicon modulator design and fabrication. From 2013, he joined the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University Paris Sud (University Paris Saclay) for his Ph.D./Postdoc under ANR POSISLOT project (Erbium-doped material hybrid integration, on-chip optical amplifier), and CARTOON FP7 project (Carbon nanotube photonic devices on silicon). Previously, he received Master degree of nanoscience from École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (2013, now is École Normale Supérieure de Paris-Saclay, University Paris Saclay) and his B.S. from East China Normal University (Shanghai, 2012).

Research

Research interests

Silicon photonics device design and fabrication: electro-optic modulator,  photonic/plasmonic cavities, slow light, sensing.

Lithium niobate optoelectronics.

On-chip integrated nonlinear optics and erbium waveguide optical amplifiers.

Nanomaterial integration and photoluminescence characterization.

Teaching

Silicon photonics. Lab demonstrations.

Publications

Debnath, Kapil, Thomson, David, Zhang, Weiwei, Khokhar, Ali, Littlejohns, Callum, Byers, James, Mastronardi, Lorenzo, Husain, Muhammad, Gardes, Frederic, Reed, Graham and Saito, Shinichi (2017) Raw data for "High speed all-silicon carrier accumulation modulator based on a lateral MOS-capacitor". University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0305 [Dataset]

Debnath, Kapil, Thomson, David, Zhang, Weiwei, Khokhar, Ali, Littlejohns, Callum, Byers, James, Mastronardi, Lorenzo, Husain, Muhammad K, Ibukuro, Kouta, Gardes, Frederic, Reed, Graham and Saito, Shinichi (2018) All-silicon carrier accumulation modulator based on a lateral MOS-capacitor. Photonics Research, 6 (5), 373-379. (doi:10.1364/PRJ.6.000373).

Zhang, Weiwei, Debnath, Kapil, Thomson, David, Khokhar, Ali, Littlejohns, Callum, Byers, James, Mastronardi, Lorenzo, Husain, Muhammad, Gardes, Frederic, Reed, Graham and Saito, Shinichi (2017) Raw data for "20Gbps silicon lateral MOS-Capacitor electro-optic modulator". University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0345 [Dataset]

Debnath, Kapil, Thomson, David, Zhang, Weiwei, Khokhar, Ali, Littlejohns, Callum, Byers, James, Mastronardi, Lorenzo, Husain, Muhammad K., Gardes, Frederic, Reed, Graham and Saito, Shinichi (2018) 20Gbps silicon lateral MOS-Capacitor electro-optic modulator. In CLEO: Science and Innovations 2018. OSA. pp. 1-2 . (doi:10.1364/CLEO_SI.2018.SM3B.5).

Thomson, David, Gardes, Frederic, Debnath, Kapil, Zhang, Weiwei, Li, Ke, Liu, Shenghao, Meng, Fanfan, Khokhar, Ali, Littlejohns, Callum, Byers, James, Mastronardi, Lorenzo, Husain, Muhammad, Saito, Shinichi, Chen, Xia, Milošević, Milan, Franz, Yohann, Runge, Antoine F.J., Mailis, Sakellaris, Peacock, Anna, Wilson, Peter and Reed, Graham (2018) Towards high speed and low power silicon photonic data links. In 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). IEEE.. (doi:10.1109/ICTON.2018.8473598).

Durán-Valdeiglesias, Elena, Zhang, Weiwei, Alonso-Ramos, Carlos, Serna, Samuel, Le Roux, Xavier, Maris-Morini, Delphine, Caselli, Niccolò, Biccari, Francesco, Gurioli, Massimo, Filoramo, Arianna, Cassan, Eric and Vivien, Laurent (2018) Tailoring carbon nanotubes optical properties through chirality-wise silicon ring resonators. Scientific Reports, 8 (1), 1-9. (doi:10.1038/s41598-018-29300-1).

Cao, Wei, Hagan, David, Thomson, David J., Nedeljković, Milos, Littlejohns, Callum G., Knights, Andy, Alam, Shaif Ul, Wang, Junjia, Gardes, Frederic, Zhang, Weiwei, Liu, Shenghao, Li, Ke, Rouifed, Mohamed Said, Xin, Guo, Wang, Wanjun, Wang, Hong, Reed, Graham T. and Mashanovich, Goran Z. (2018) High-speed silicon modulators for the 2 μm wavelength band. Optica, 5 (9), 1055-1062. (doi:10.1364/OPTICA.5.001055).

Cao, Wei, Hagan, David, Thomson, David, Nedeljkovic, Milos, Littlejohns, Callum G., Knights, Andy, Alam, Shaif-Ul, Wang, Junjia, Gardes, Frederic, Zhang, Weiwei, Liu, Shenghao, Li, Ke, Rouifed, Mohamed Saïd, Guo, Xin, Wang, Wanjun, Wang, Hong, Reed, Graham and Mashanovich, Goran (2018) Dataset for High-speed silicon modulators for the 2 μm wavelength band. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0467 [Dataset]

Li, Ke, Thomson, David, Liu, Shenghao, Meng, Fanfan, Shakoor, Abdul, Khokhar, Ali, Cao, Wei, Zhang, Weiwei, Wilson, Peter and Reed, Graham (2018) Co-design of electronics and photonics components for Silicon Photonics transmitters. In 44th European Conference on Optical Communication. OSA..

Rönn, John, Zhang, Weiwei, Autere, Anton, Leroux, Xavier, Pakarinen, Lasse, Alonso-Ramos, Carlos, Säynätjoki, Antti, Lipsanen, Harri, Vivien, Laurent, Cassan, Eric and Sun, Zhipei (2019) Ultra-high on-chip optical gain in erbium-based hybrid slot waveguides. Nature Communications, 10 (1), 1-9. (doi:10.1038/s41467-019-08369-w).

Du, H., Zhang, W., Littlejohns, C.G., Stanković, S., Yan, X., Tran, D.T., Sharp, G. J., Gardes, F.Y., Thomson, D.J., Sorel, M., Mashanovich, G.Z. and Reed, G.T. (2019) Ultra-sharp asymmetric Fano-like resonance spectrum on Si photonic platform. Optics Express, 27 (5), 7365-7372. (doi:10.1364/OE.27.007365).

Saito, Shinichi, Byers, James, Sotto, Moise, Sala Henri, Debnath, Kapil, Byers, James, Al-Attili, Abdelrahman, Tomita, Isao, Burt, Daniel, Husain, Muhammad K, Ibukuro, Kouta, Thomson, David, Zhang, Weiwei, Chen, Bigeng, Gardes, Frederic, Reed, Graham and Rutt, Harvey (2019) Novel Si photonic waveguides and applications to optical modulators. In 24th Microoptics Conference. 3 pp .

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