Ultrafast Optics and Application(UFO-NK)


Assoc. Prof. Nan Zhang

Ultrafast Optics and Application    Member    Assoc. Prof. Nan Zhang



Nan Zhang




Haihe education park, Tongyan Rd. No. 38, 300350, Tianjin, China



2000/9 - 2004/7Nankai Universitybachelor degree2004/9 - 2009/6Nankai UniversityOptical EngineeringDoctor degree. The research interests include the ultrafast dynamics of the ionization and ablation induced by ultrashort laser pulses and the related applications. More than 50 peer-reviewed papers are published in SCI-indexed journals such as Physical Review LettersOptics LettersOptics Express etc. The total citations are 670, and H-index is 13.


Academic Experience:

2009.7-2013.5, Nankai University, Institute of Modern Optics, lecturer

2013.6-present, Nankai University, Institute of Modern Optics, associate professor

2018.7-2019.8, Chinese University of Hong KongVisiting Scholar.


Major scientific interests:

Femtosecond laser ablationfemtosecond laser micro-/nano-machining



Project Management:

PI of National Nature Science Foundation of China, 2011(Grant No. 11004111; RMB230,000) completed in 12/2013

PI of the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, 2011(RMB150,000) completed in 12/2013

PI of the Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China, 2011 (Grant No. 20100031120034; RMB36,000) completed in 12/2013

PI of Natural Science Foundation of Tianjin City, 2015 (Grant No. 16JCQNJC01900; RMB60,000)-completed in 03/2019

Main participator of National Key R&D Program of China, 2018 (Grant No. 2018YFB0504400)-ongoing


Selected Publications:

[01] Qiang Su, Weiwei Liu, Dan Lu, Pengfei Qi, Olga Kosareva and Nan Zhang,Influence of the tilting angle of a BBO crystal on the terahertz radiation produced by a dual-color femtosecond laser”,IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology 9, 669, 2019.

[02] Q. Liu, N. Zhang, J. Yang, H. Qiao, and C. Guo, “Direct fabricating large-area nanotriangle structure arrays on tungsten surface by nonlinear lithography of two femtosecond laser beams,” Optics Express 26, 11718-11727, 2018.

[03] Y. Lei, N. Zhang, J. Yang, and C. Guo, “Femtosecond laser eraser for controllable removing periodic microstructures on Fe-based metallic glass surfaces,” Optics Express 26, 5102-5110, 2018.

[04] H. Wu, T. Zhou, N. Zhang, and X. Zhu, “Assessments of the relation between the degree of order of the ultrafast laser deposited carbon film and the features of the Raman spectrum’s D band,” Surface and Coatings Technology311, 55-62, 2017.

[05] P. Feng, N. Zhang, H. Wu, and X. Zhu, “Effect of ambient air on femtosecond laser ablation of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite,” Optics Letters40, 17-20, 2015.

[06] H. Wu, N. Zhang, and X. Zhu, “Investigation of the particle size distribution of the ejected material generated during the single femtosecond laser pulse ablation of aluminum,” Applied Surface Science 317, 167-171, 2014.

[07] N. Zhang, Z. Wu, K. Xu, and X. Zhu, “Characteristics of micro air plasma produced by double femtosecond laser pulses,” Optics Express, 20, 2528-2538, 2012.

[08] N. Zhang, W. Wang, X. Zhu, J. Liu, K. Xu, P. Huang, J. Zhao, R. Li, and M. Wang, “Investigation of ultrashort pulse laser ablation of solid targets by measuring the ablation-generated momentum using a torsion pendulum,” Optics Express, 19, 8870-8878, 2011.

[09] Z. Wu, X. Zhu, and N. Zhang, “Time-resolved shadowgraphic study of femtosecond laser ablation of aluminum under different ambient air pressures,” Journal of Applied Physics 109 053113, 2011.

[10] Zhang Nan, Zhu Xiaonong, Yang Jianjun, Wang Xiaolei, Wang Mingwei. Time-resolved shadowgraphs of material ejection in intense femtosecond laser ablation of aluminum. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2007, 99(16): 167602(1~4)

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