Shi Liu

Dr. Qiang Zhang

ERC 163, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Tel: (480) 965-3196

Email: qzhang79@asu.edu

http://www.linkedin.com/in/qiangz

 

Education:

Ph.D. in Physics. The City University of New York, NY, US. Feb 2010
Thesis: Growth of semiconductor nanostructures by MBE for the study of electron and nuclear spin enhancement and other physical phenomena.
Advisor: Maria C. Tamargo

M.S. in Optics. Nankai University, Tianjin, China. July 2004
Thesis: Study of Yb3+-doped double clad fiber lasers.
Advisor: Shuzhong Yuan

B.S. in Applied Optics. Nankai University, Tianjin, China. July 2001

Experience:

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Jan 2011 - Present
- MBE and Materials related research, dedicating to II-VI semiconductor doping.

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Mar 2010 - Jan 2011

- Set up a Gen II MBE system for the fabrication of short wavelength quantum cascade
lasers (QCLs), cooperated with Epitaxial Laboratory, Inc. (ELI).

Research Assistant: The City College of CUNY, NY, NY Sept 2006 - Feb 2011
- Growth and study of CdTe-related epitaxial layers with different crystal orientation and
residual strain, using time-resolved Kerr rotation measurement;
- Growth of type II ZnTe/ZnSe QDs and its structural and optical property study;
- Growth and study of ZnxCd1-xSe/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se-InP QCLs

Honors:

- The Sue Rosenberg Zalk Fund Award (2007-2010)
- Graduate Center Research Grant (2006-2010)
- Scholarship of Guanghua Foundation (2002-2003)
- Outstanding Student Scholarship of Nankai University (1997-2001)

Recent Publications:

1. Qiang Zhang, Yunpu Li, Daniela Pagliero, Aidong Shen, Carlos A. Meriles, and Maria C. Tamargo, “Controlled growth of (100) or (111) CdTe epitaxial layers on (100) GaAs by molecular beam epitaxy and study of their electron spin relaxation times”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 28, Issue 3, C3D1-C3D5 (2010)

2. Qiang Zhang, Yunpu Li, Xuejun Liu, Daniela Pagliero, Aidong Shen, Carlos A. Meriles, Maria C. Tamargo, “Dependence of electron spin relaxation times on the crystal orientation of CdTe grown on (100)ZnSe/GaAs substrates”, Phys. Status Solidi C 7, No. 6, 1665– 1667 (2010)

3. W. O. Charles, Y. Yao, K. J. Franz, Q. Zhang, A. Shen, C. Gmachl, M. C. Tamargo, “Growth of ZnxCd1-xSe/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se–InP quantum cascade structures for emission in the 3–5 ?m rang”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 28, Issue 3, pp. C3G24-C3G27 (2010)

4. Jiun-De Wu, Chen-Tai Huang, Ying-Sheng Huang, William O. Charles, Aidong Shen, Qiang Zhang, Maria. C. Tamargo, “Optical characterization of intersubband transitions in ZnxCd1-xSe/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se asymmetric coupled quantum well structures by contactless electroreflectance”, Phys. Status Solidi C 7, No. 6, 1530– 1532 (2010)

5. Qiang Zhang, William Charles, Bingsheng Li, Aidong Shen, Carlos A. Meriles, Maria C. Tamargo, “Control of crystal orientation of CdTe epitaxial layers grown on (001) GaAs with ZnSe buffer layer by molecular beam epitaxy”, J. Cryst. Growth 311 2603–2607 (2009)

6. Wei Dong, Bo Li, Qiang Zhang, Maria C. Tamargo, and Carlos A. Meriles, “Helicity- independent optical pumping of nuclear magnetization in bulk CdTe”, Phys. Rev. B 80, 045211(2009)

7. A. Shen, W. O. Charles, B. S. Li, K. J. Franz, C. Gmachl, Q. Zhang, M. C. Tamargo, “Wide band gap II–VI selenides for short wavelength intersubband devices”, J. Cryst. Growth 311 2109–2112 (2009)

8. B.S. Li , A. Shen, W. O. Charles, Q. Zhang, M. C. Tamargo, “Growth and properties of wide bandgap MgSe/ ZnxCd1?xSe multiple quantum wells for intersubband devices operating at short wavelengths”, J. Cryst. Growth 311 2113–2115 (2009)

9. J. D. Wu, J. W. Lin, Y. S. Huang, W. O. Charles, A. Shen, Q. Zhang, M. C. Tamargo, “Characterization of a ZnxCd1-xSe/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se multiple quantum well structure for mid-infrared device applications by contactless electroreflectance and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42 165102 (2009)

10. W. O. Charles, K. J. Franz, A. Shen, Q. Zhang, Y. Gong, B. Li, C. Gmachl, M. C. Tamargo, “Molecular beam epitaxy growth of ZnxCd1-xSe/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se-InP quantum cascade structures”, J. Cryst. Growth 310 5380–5384 (2008)

11.B. S. Li, A. Shen, W. O. Charles, Q. Zhang, and M. C. Tamargo, “Midinfrared intersubband absorption in wide band gap II-VI ZnxCd1?xSe multiple quantum wells with metastable zincblende MgSe barriers”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92 261104 (2008)

12. W. O. Charles, A. Shen, K. J. Franz, C. Gmachl, Q. Zhang, Y. Gong, C. Gmachl, M. C. Tamargo, “Growth and characterization of ZnxCd1-xSe/Znx’Cdy’Mg(1-x’-y’)Se-InP asymmetric coupled quantum well structures for quantum cascade”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 26, 1171 (2008)

13. Zhang Qiang, Fan Wande, Fu Shenggui, Li Lijun, Wang Zhi, Zhang Chunshu, Yuan Shuzhong, Dong Xiaoyi, “Sutdy on Yb3+-doped Doublec-clad Fiber Laser with Double- clad Fiber Bragg Grating as Back Cavity Mirror”, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Nankai., 39, No.1 67-69 (2006)

14. Qiang Zhang, etc., “Strain- and dislocation-induced electron spin relaxation in epitaxial CdTe”, (in preparation)

15. Qiang Zhang, etc., “Role of magnesium in band gap engineering of sub-monolayer type-II ZnTe quantum dots embedded in ZnSe”, (in preparation)

Recent Presentations:

1. Qiang Zhang, Lei Sun, James Piao, “Commercial 2-5 um Wavelength Tunable DFB QCLs for Gas Sensing and Health Monitoring”, MIRTHE Investment Focus Group (IFG) Conference, October 5th, 2010, Princeton, NJ, USA

2. Qiang Zhang, James Piao, Arnold B. Craig, “Customizing a phosphorus and antimony- incorporated Mod Gen II MBE system for tunable DFB QCLs”, NSF-ERC MIRTHE Summer Workshop, August 1-6, 2010, Houston, TX, USA

3. Qiang Zhang, William Charles, Aidong Shen, Carlos A. Meriles, and Maria C. Tamargo, “(100) and (111)CdTe epitaxial layers grown by molecular beam epitaxy for investigation of electron spin relaxation lifetimes”, The 14th International Conference on II-VI compounds, August 23-28, 2009, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

4. Qiang Zhang, William Charles, Aidong Shen, Carlos A. Meriles, and Maria C. Tamargo, “Control of Orientation of CdTe Epitaxial Layers Grown on GaAs by Molecular Beam Epitaxy and Study of CdTe Electron Spin Relaxation Times”, 26th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference, August 9-12, 2009, Princeton, NJ, USA

5. Kyle H Montgomery, Jong-Hyeok Jeon, Jerry M Woodall, Qiang Zhang and Maria C Tamargo, “ZnSe: A Material to Improve Efficiencies for Current Solar Cell Multi- junction Stacks”, Material Research Society Spring Meeting, April 13-17, 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA

6. Qiang Zhang, William Charles, Bingsheng Li, Aidong Shen, Carlos A. Meriles, and Maria C. Tamargo, “Crystal orientation control of CdTe epitaxial layers grown on (100) GaAs with ZnSe buffer layer by molecular beam epitaxy”, American Physical Society March Meeting, March 16-20, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Patents:

Shuzhong Yuan, Weigang Zhang, Guiyun Kai, Lei Sun, Ling Yu, Qiang Zhang, “Grid microbend optical fiber sensor”, Chinese Patent No. 200320112295.9, ISSN 1008-4274