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Prof. Yi Zou / 邹毅 助理教授、研究员

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Office: Room 2-202E, SIST Building, No.393 Huaxia Middle Road, Pudong Area Shanghai


  • Integrated Photonics
  • Nanophotonics
  • Fiber Optics


Dr. Yi Zou received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, in 2014.He is now an assistant professor and principle investigator in School of Information Science and Technology in ShanghaiTech University. Before joining ShanghaiTech University, he was a research associate professor in College of Engineering and Applied Sciences in Nanjing University. He has published more than 70 research papers, and served as a reviewer for more than 20 international journals.


1. Jiangchuan Huang, Hailong Han, Ang Liu, Hongfei Wang, Xiaoping Liu*, Yi Zou*, Minghui Lu, and Yanfeng Chen, “Efficient second harmonic generation by mode phase matching in a silicon waveguide,” IEEE Photonics Journal, 9, 6100807 (2017). *corresponding author
2. Xueyi Zhu, Yelong Xu, Yi Zou*, Xiaochen Sun, Cheng He, Xiaoping Liu, Minghui Lu*, Yanfeng Chen, “Asymmetric diffraction based on a passive Parity-Time grating,” Applied Physics Letters, 109, 111101 (2016). *corresponding author
3. Yi Zou, Swapnajit Chakravarty, and Ray T. Chen, “Mid-Infrared Silicon-on-Sapphire Waveguide Coupled Photonic Crystal Microcavities,” Applied Physics Letters, 107, 081109 (2015).
4. Yi Zou, Swapnajit Chakravarty, Parker Wray, and Ray T. Chen, “Experimental Demonstration of Propagation Characteristics of Mid-Infrared Photonic Crystal Waveguides in Silicon-on-Sapphire,” Optics Express 23, 6965-6975 (2015).
5. Yi Zou, Swapnajit Chakravarty, Parker Wray, and Ray T. Chen, “Mid-Infrared Holey and Slotted Photonic Crystal Waveguides in Silicon-on-Sapphire for Chemical Warfare Simulant Detection,” Sensors and Actuators B 221, 1094–1103 (2015).
6. Yi Zou, Harish Subbaraman, Swapnajit Chakravarty, Xiaochuan Xu, Amir Hosseini, Wei-Cheng Lai, Parker Wray and Ray T. Chen, “Grating-coupled silicon-on-sapphire integrated slot waveguides operating at mid-infrared wavelengths," Optics Letters 39, 3070-3073 (2014).
7. Yi Zou, Swapnajit Chakravarty, Liang. Zhu, and Ray T. Chen, "The role of group index engineering in series-connected photonic crystal microcavities for high density sensor microarrays" Applied Physics Letters, 104, 141103 (2014).
8. Yi Zou, Swapnajit Chakravarty, David Kwong, Wei-Cheng Lai, Xiaochuan Xu, Xiaohui Lin, Amir Hosseini, and Ray T. Chen, "Cavity-waveguide coupling engineered high sensitivity silicon photonic crystal microcavity biosensors with high yield," Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of, vol.20, no.4, pp.171-180 (2014).
9. Swapnajit Chakravarty#, Yi Zou#, Wei-Cheng Lai, and Ray T. Chen, “Slow light engineering for high Q high sensitivity photonic crystal microcavity biosensors in silicon”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 38(1), 170-176 (2012) #joint first author
10. Yi Zou, Swapnajit Chakravarty, Wei-Cheng Lai, Che-Yun Lin, and Ray T. Chen, "Methods to array photonic crystal microcavities for high throughput high sensitivity biosensing on a silicon-chip based platform," Lab on a Chip 12, 2309-2312 (2012).
11. Yi Zou, Xiaopeng Dong, Ganbin Lin, and Reza Adhami “Wide Range FBG Displacement Sensor Based on Twin-Core Fiber Filter,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology. 30(3), 81-84 (2012)