Zhou Lab                                                                         *Lab Setup Reservation*

Welcome to Zhou Lab, located at NanoFAB Center, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington.

Dr. Zhou’s group is carrying out various active research projects in the areas of infrared photonics, silicon photonics, and solar cells, etc, based on photonic crystals, semiconductor nanomembranes, quantum dots, and other nanoscale structures. The group works on all aspects of device research, including design, simulation, fabrication, and characterization. Major research funding support comes from NSF, AFRL, AFOSR, ARO, CONTACT, SBIR, STTR, UT TIF, and DoD MURI etc.


January 2015

Professor Weidong Zhou has been elected a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

"Electrical engineering professor earns society’s high honor" in UTA News Center (2015)

"SPIE Fellows" in SPIE (2015)


  • Laxmy Menon, Hongjun Yang, Sang June Cho, Solomon Mikael, Zhenqiang Ma, and Weidong Zhou, “Transferred Flexible Three-Color Silicon Membrane Photodetector Arrays”, IEEE Photon. J. 7, (1), 6800106 (2015).

  • Yonghao Liu, Arvinder Chadha, Deyin Zhao, Jessica R. Piper, Yichen Jia, Yichen Shuai, Laxmy Menon, Hongjun Yang, Zhenqiang Ma, Shanhui Fan, Fengnian Xia and W. Zhou, “Approaching total absorption at near infrared in a large area monolayer graphene by critical coupling”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 181105 (2014).

  • Zhao, Deyin; Yang, Hongjun; Seo, Jung-Hun; Ma, Zhenqiang, W. Zhou, “Design and Characterization of Photonic Crystal Membrane Reflector Based Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers on Silicon”, Reviews in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 3.2 (2014): 77-87.

  • Arvinder Singh Chadha, Deyin Zhao, W. Zhou, “Comparative study of metallic and dielectric helix photonic metamaterial”, Opt. Mater. Express 4, 2460-2467 (2014).

  • W. Zhou, D. Zhao, Y. Shuai, H. Yang, S. Chuwongin, A. Chadha, J.-H. Seo, K. Wang, V. Liu, Z. Ma, and S. Fan, “Fano resonance photonic crystal nanomembrane photonics (Invited review)”, Prog. Quantum. Electron. 38, 1-74 (2014).
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