Xiaorui ZHENG, Ph.D.

School of Engineering

Advanced Lithography for opto-Electronic Nanochips Lab (Alien Lab)

CONTACT

Email: zhengxiaorui@westlake.edu.cn

Website: https://drxzheng.wixsite.com/mysite

Xiaorui ZHENG, Ph.D.

School of Engineering

Advanced Lithography for opto-Electronic Nanochips Lab (Alien Lab)

CONTACT

Email: zhengxiaorui@westlake.edu.cn

Website: https://drxzheng.wixsite.com/mysite

Biography

Dr. Xiaorui Zheng received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics Base Class from Wuhan University, China in 2009, and had been recommended to Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he received his Master’s degree in Condensed Matter Physics. Dr. Zheng joined Centre for Micro-Photonics at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia to pursue his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Baohua Jia and Professor Min Gu, where he received his Ph.D. in 2016. Dr. Zheng’s Ph.D. research focused on the laser fabrication of low-dimensional photonic nanodevices, for which he was awarded “Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad”. In 2016, Dr. Zheng was appointed as a postdoc research fellow at University of California, San Diego, USA under the support of Australian Nanotechnology Network Fellowship Scheme, where his research was on low-dimensional optoelectronics. In 2017, Dr. Zheng was sponsored by SwissLitho Industrial Research Fellowship to continue his postdoc research on scanning probe lithography for low-dimensional nanoelectronics at City University of New York and New York University, USA. Dr. Zheng joined Westlake University in 2020 as an Assistant Professor and started Alien Lab (Advanced Lithography for opto-Electronic Nanochips Lab).


Research

Alien Lab develops advanced nanofabrication technology to explore the optical and electrical properties of novel nanomaterials and their optoelectronic devices for the applications in smart nanochips, ultrafast optical communication, infrared detection, high resolution medical imaging, rapid molecular detection, etc. Based on the guidance of National STEM Strategy, Alien Lab commits to fundamental science, applied research and student training, aiming at making its own contributions to the development of science and technology. The research directions include: 1) Scanning Probe Lithography; 2) Ultrafast Laser 3D Printing; 3) Atomistic Defects Engineering of Novel Nanomaterials; 4) Low-dimensional Optoelectronic Nanochips.

We are recruiting highly motivated students with strong research interests to pursue Ph.D. degree in the areas of nanoelectronics, nanofabrication, photonics and opto-electronics.


Representative Publications

1. X. Zheng#, A. Calo#, T. Cao#, X. Liu, Z. Huang, P. M. Das, M. Drndic, E. Albisetti, F. Lavini, T. Li, V. Narang, W. P. King, J. W. Harrold, M. Vittadello, C. Aruta, D. Shahrjerdi*, E. Riedo*, “Spatial defects nanoengineering for bipolar conductivity in MoS2”, Nature Communications 11, 3463 (2020)

2. X. Zheng, B. Xu, S. Li, H. Lin, L. Qiu, D. Li, B. Jia*, “Free-standing graphene oxide polarizers”, Nanoscale 12, 11480 (2020)

3. X. Zheng#, A. Calo#, E. Albisetti*, X. Liu, A. M. Alharbi, G. Arefe, X. Liu, M. Spieser, W. J. Yoo, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, C. Aruta, A. Ciarrocchi, A. Kis, B. S. Lee, M. Lipson, J. Hone, D. Shahrjerdi, E. Riedo*, “Patterning metal contacts on monolayer MoS2 with vanishing Schottky barrier via thermal nanolithography”, Nature Electronics 2, 17 (2019)

4. H. Lin, B. Sturmberg, K. Lin, Y. Yang, X. Zheng, T. Chong, M. de Sterke and B. Jia*, “Ultrathin graphene metamaterial for extremely broadband near-total absorption of unpolarized light”, Nature Photonics 13, 270 (2019)

5. Y. Yang, H. Lin, B. Zhang, Y. Zhang, X. Zheng, A. Yu, M. Hong, B. Jia*. “Graphene-based multilayered metamaterials with phototunable architecture for on-chip photonic devices”, ACS Photonics 6, 1033 (2019)

6. G. Cao, H. Lin*, S. Fraser, X. Zheng, B. Rosal, Z. Gan, S. Wei, X. Gan, B. Jia*, “Resilient graphene ultrathin flat lens in aerospace, chemical, and biological harsh environment” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11, 20298 (2019)

7. X. Zhang, N. Biekert, S. Choi, C. Naylor, C. De-Eknamkul, W. Huang, X. Zhang,            X. Zheng, D. Wang, A. Johnson, E. Cubukcu*, “Dynamic Photochemical and Optoelectronic Control of Photonic Fano Resonances via Monolayer MoS2 Trions”, Nano Letters 18, 957 (2018)

8. E. Albisetti*, D. Petti*, G. Sala, R. Silvani, S. Tacchi, S. Finizio, S. Wintz, A. Calò,             X. Zheng, J. Raabe, E. Riedo, R. Bertacco, “Nanoscale spin-wave circuits based on engineered reconfigurable spin-textures”, Communications Physics 1, 56 (2018)

9. T. Yang, H. Lin, X. Zheng, K. P. Loh, B. Jia*, “Tailoring pores in graphene-based materials: from generation to applications”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5, 16537 (2017)

10. X. Xu#*, X. Zheng#, F. He#, Z. Wang, H. Subbaraman, Y. Wang, B. Jia, R. T. Chen*, “Observation of Third-order Nonlinearities in Graphene Oxide Film at Telecommunication Wavelengths”, Scientific Report 7, 9646 (2017)

11. X. Zheng, H. Lin, T. Yang, B. Jia*, “Laser trimming of graphene oxide for functional photonic applications”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50, 074003 (2016)

12. J. Ren#, X. Zheng#, Z. Tian, D. Li, P. Wang, B. Jia*, “Giant third-order nonlinearity from low-loss electrochemical graphene oxide film with a high power stability”, Applied Physics Letters 109, 221105 (2016).

13. X. Zheng, H. Lin, B. Jia, “Graphene oxide films, an emerging platform for ultrathin, light-weight, flexible photonic devices”, Australian Optical Society (AOS) News 30, 29 (2016).

14. X. Zheng#, B. Jia#*, H. Lin, L. Qiu, D. Li, M. Gu*, “Highly efficient and ultra-broadband graphene oxide ultrathin lenses with three-dimensional subwavelength focusing”, Nature Communications 6, 8433 (2015).

15. S. Fraser#, X. Zheng#, L. Qiu, D. Li, B. Jia*, “Enhanced optical nonlinearities of hybrid graphene oxide films embedded with gold nanoparticles”, Applied Physics Letters 107, 031112 (2015).

16. L. Chen, X. Zheng, Z. Du, B. Jia, M. Gu, and M. Hong*, “Frozen Matrix Hybrid Optical Nonlinear System Enhanced by Light Focusing Effect”, Nanoscale 7, 14982 (2015)

17. X. Zheng, B. Jia*, X. Chen, M. Gu*, “In Situ Third-Order Non-linear Responses During Laser Reduction of Graphene Oxide Thin Film Towards On-Chip Non-linear Photonic Devices”, Advanced Materials, 26, 2699 (2014).

18. X. Zheng*, F. Cheng, J. Wu, J. B, Z. Yi, “Extraordinary terahertz transmission through subwavelength spindle-like apertures in NbN film” Chinese Physics B 23, 1 (2013)