• Li Zhan
  • Professor
  • Laser Physics & Technology
  • 86-21-54742575
  • lizhan@sjtu.edu.cn

Biographical Information

Li Zhan was born in 1969. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees on physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and the Ph.D. degree on E. E. from City University of Hong Kong. Since 2005, he has become a Professor of the Department of physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His current research interests focus on fiber laser and fiber optics, laser physics, fast- or slow-light, and optics on nanostrucutred metal. He is the author or coauthor of over 60 journal articles.


Research Field

1. Fiber lasers

2. Nonlinear effect in optical fibers and slow or fast light

3. Optical transmission and enhanced effect in Nano-structured metal


AchievementSelected publications

1. D. H. Deng, L. Zhan, Z.C. Gu, Y. Gu, Y. X. Xia, “55-fs pulse generation without wave- breaking from an all-fiber Erbium-doped ring laser,” Opt. Express, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 4284-4288, March 2009.

2. X. Hu, L. Zhan, Y. X Xia, “Compact optical filter for dual-wavelength fluorescence- spectrometry based on enhanced transmission through metallic nano-slit array,” Appl. Phys. B, Vol. 94, No. 4, pp. 629-633, Mar. 2009.

3. Liang Xing, Li Zhan, Shouyu Luo, and Yuxing Xia, “High-power low-noise fiber Brillouin amplifier for tunable slow-light delay buffer,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron., Vol.. 44, No. 12, pp. 1133-1138, Dec. 2008.

4. XY Li, YX, Xia, L Zhan, JM Huang, “Near-confocal cavity-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for multitrace-gas detection,” Opt. Lett., Vol. 33, No. 18, pp. 2143-2145, Sept. 15 2008.

5. X. X. Yang, L. Zhan, Q. S. Shen, and Y. X Xia, “High-power single-longitudinal-mode laser with a ring Fabry–Pérot resonator and a saturable absorber,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 879-881, June 2008.

6. Zuxing Zhang, Li Zhan, Kun Xu, Jian Wu, Yuxing Xia, and Jintong Lin, “Multiwavelength fiber laser with fine adjustment, based on nonlinear polarization rotation and birefringence fiber filter,” Opt. Lett., Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 324-326, 2008

7. Li Zhan, Zhaochang Gu, Jianwen Zhang, and Yuxing Xia, “Critical behavior of a passively mode-locked laser: rational harmonic mode locking,” Opt. Lett., Vol. 32, No. 16, pp. 2276-2278, August, 2007.

8. Y. L. Hu, Li Zhan, Z. X. Zhang, S. Y. Luo, and Y. X. Xia, “High-resolution measurement of fiber length by using a mode-locked fiber laser configuration,” Opt. Lett., Vol. 32, No. 12, pp. 1605-1607, June, 2007.

9. Liang Xing, Li Zhan, Lilin Yi, and Yuxing Xia, “Storage capacity of slow-light tunable optical buffers based on fiber Brillouin amplifiers for real signal bit streams,” Opt. Express, Vol. 15, pp. 10189-10195, July, 2007.

10. Zuxing Zhang, Li Zhan, and Yuxing Xia, “Tunable self-seeded multiwavelength Brillouin- Erbium fiber laser with enhanced power efficiency,” Opt. Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9731-9736, July, 2007.

11. M. Yan, S. Y Luo, L. Zhan, Z. M. Zhang, Y. X. Xia, “Triple-wavelength switchable Erbium- doped fiber laser with cascaded asymmetric exposure long-period fiber gratings,” Opt. Express, Vol. 15, pp. 3685-3691, April 2007

12. Lilin Yi; Li Zhan; Weisheng Hu; Yuxing Xia, “Delay of broadband signals using slow light in stimulated Brillouin scattering with phase-modulated pump,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 19, pp. 619-621, April 2007.

13. Z.X. Zhang, L. Zhan, X.X. Yang, S.Y. Luo, Y.X. Xia, “Passive harmonically mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser with scalable repetition rate up to 1.2 GHz,” Laser Phys. Lett., Vol. 4, No. 8, 592–596, 2007.

14. L. ZhanJ. H. Ji et al, “160-line multiwavelength generation of linear-cavity self- seeded Brillouin-Erbium fiber laser” Opt. Express, Vol. 14, No. 22, pp.10233-10238, Oct 2006.

15. Lilin Yi, Li Zhan, Weisheng Hu, Peigang Hu, Yikai Su, Lufeng Leng, and Yuxing Xia, “A highly stable low-RIN hybrid Brillouin/Erbium amplified laser source,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., Vol. 18, No. 9, pp.1028-1030, May 2006

16. Yi LL, Zhan L, Hu WS, et al., “Tunable gain-clamped double-pass Erbium-doped fiber amplifier,” Opt. Express, vol.14 (2): 570-574, Jan 2006.

17. L. L. Yi, L. Zhan et al, “Low noise figure all-optical gain-clamped parallel C+L band Erbium- doped fiber amplifier using an interleaver,” Opt. Express, Vol. 13,pp. 4519, Jun. 2005.

18. L. Zhan, P. H. Wang, Z. C. Gu, S. Y. Luo, and Y. X. Xia, “Amplitude- equalized high-order arbitrary numerator rational harmonic mode-locked pulse generation in fiber-ring lasers using nonlinear polarization rotation,” Opt. Express, Vol. 13, pp. 836-841, 2005.

19. Y. J. Song, L. Zhan, J.H. Ji, et al, “Self-seeded multi-wavelength Brillouin/Erbium fiber laser,” Opt. Lett. Vol .30. No. 5, pp.486-488, 2005.

20. S. Hu, L. Zhan, Y. J. Song, W. Li, S. Y. Luo and Y. X. Xia, “Switchable multiwavelength Erbium-doped fiber ring laser with a multi- section high-birefringence fiber loop mirror,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. Vol.17, pp.1387-1389, 2005.