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Wenqi Zhu

Wenqi Zhu is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Photonics and Plasmonics Group. He received a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University, China and a Ph. D. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard. His doctoral research focused on fabricating and characterizing plasmonic optical antennas for use in surface-enhanced Raman scattering. He also has expertise in fabricating terahertz metamaterials and waveguides. Wenqi is working with Henri Lezec on numerically simulating, designing, fabricating, and experimentally characterizing advanced plasmonic devices and metamaterials operating at infrared, visible, and ultraviolet frequencies.

Selected Publications

  • Direct observation of beamed Raman scattering, W. Zhu, D. Wang, and K. B. Crozier, Nano Letters 12, 6235–6543 (2012).
  • Lithographically fabricated optical antennas with gaps well below 10 nm, W. Zhu, M. G. Banaee, D. Wang, Y. Chu, and K. B. Crozier, Small 7, 1761–1766 (2011).
  • Planar plasmonic terahertz guided-wave devices, W. Zhu, A. Agrawal, and A. Nahata, Optics Express 16, 6216–6126 (2008).

Publications

Revisiting the Photon-Drag Effect in Metal Films

Author(s)
Jared H. Strait, Glenn E. Holland, Wenqi Zhu, Cheng Zhang, Bojan R. Ilic, Amit K. Agrawal, Domenico Pacifici, Henri J. Lezec
The photon-drag effect, the rectified current in a medium induced by conservation of momentum of absorbed or redirected light, is a unique probe of the detailed

Ultrafast Optical Pulse Shaping using Dielectric Metasurfaces

Author(s)
Shawn M. Divitt, Wenqi Zhu, Cheng Zhang, Henri J. Lezec, Amit K. Agrawal
Simultaneous control of individual frequency-comb lines, and their modulation at the repetition-rate of an ultrafast laser represents the ultimate limit of
Created July 30, 2019