Weiqiang Xie

Postdoctoral Scholar


2221 ESB

University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5160

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2016 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding self-financed Students Abroad

Research Description: 

Dr. Xie's PhD work focused on the development of passive and active integrated Si/SiN photonics, including low-loss SiN platform, high-Q on-chip SiN microresonators, integrated colloidal quantum dots SiN microlasers, Si photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications in switches, modulators, and lasers. His Ph.D. work resulted in five publications as first author in international journals and five publications as first author in international conferences including one postdeadline paper. As a Postdoctoral Scholar at UC Santa Barbara, he works on integrated optical Lidar system.


BS Applied Physics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2008
MS Condensed Matter Physics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2011
PhD Photonics Engineering, Ghent University, 2016