Guixin Li

Professor |College of Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute for Quanfum Science and Engineering

Dr. Guixin Li graduated from the Physics Department of Beijing Normal University with the Bachelor and MPhil degrees in 2003 and 2006, and obtained a PhD degree from the Physics Department of Hong Kong Baptist University in 2009. He used to be an Research Assistant Professor at the Hong Kong Baptist University, Visiting Scolar at Imperial College London, Research Fellow at University of Birmingham, UK; University of Paderborn, Germany. Dr. Li is a Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, and Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering. Scince 2016, he is the PI of Photonic Materials and Metamaterials Lab. Research Interests: optical metamaterials, metasurfaces of optical metamaterials, micro-nano optics. Dr. Li has published about 60 research papers in journals such as Nature Materials, Nature Physics, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Review Materials and so on. Citations: more than 6300 times, of which 9 papers cited more than 100 times. He was granted 5 US patents in the field of optical materials and applied 6 Chinese patents.

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[28] C. McDonnell, J. Deng, S. Sideris, T. Ellenbogen*, G. Li*. Functional THz emitters based on Pancharatnam-Berry phase nonlinear metasurfaces. Nat. Commun. 12, 30 (2021).

[27] W. Wang, W. Gao*, X. Chen, F. Shi, G. Li, J. Dong*, Y. Xiang*, S. Zhang*. Moiré Fringe Induced Gauge Field in Photonics. Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 203901 (2020).

[26] S. Chen*, K. Li, J. Deng, G. Li, S. Zhang*. High-Order Nonlinear Spin–Orbit Interaction on Plasmonic Metasurfaces. Nano Lett. 20, 8549-8555 (2020).

[25] Y. Tang, K. Li, X. Zhang, J. Deng, G. Li*, E. Brasselet*. Harmonic spin–orbit angular momentum cascade in nonlinear optical crystals. Nat. Photon. 14, 658-662 (2020).

[24] N. Mao, J. Deng, X. Zhang, Y. Tang, M. Jin, Y. Li, X. Liu, K. Li, T. Cao, K. Cheah, H. Wang, J. Ng, G. Li*. Nonlinear Diatomic Metasurface for Real and Fourier Space Image Encoding. Nano Lett. 20, 7463-7468 (2020).

[23] L. Zhu, X. Liu, B. Sain, M. Wang, C. Schlickriede, Y. Tang, J. Deng, K. Li, J. Yang, M. Holynski, S. Zhang,T. Zentgraf, K. Bongs, Y.-H. Lien*, G. Li*. A dielectric metasurface optical chip for the generation of cold atoms. Sci. Adv. 6, eabb6667 (2020).

[22] J. Deng, Y. Tang, S. Chen, K. Li, A. V. Zayats*, G. Li*. Giant Enhancement of Second-Order Nonlinearity of Epsilon-near-Zero-Medium by a Plasmonic Metasurface. Nano Lett. 20, 5421-5427 (2020).

[21] D. J. Roth*, M. Jin, A. E. Minovich*, S. Liu, G. Li, A. V. Zayats. 3D full-colour image projection based on reflective metasurfaces under incoherent illumination. Nano Lett. 20, 4481-4486 (2020).

[20] S. Chen, B. Reineke, G. Li*, T. Zentgraf*, S. Zhang*. Strong Nonlinear optical activity induced by lattice surface modes on plasmonic metasurface. Nano Lett. 19, 6278-6283 (2019).

[19] P. Georgi, M. Massaro, K.-H. Luo, B. Sain, N. Montaut, H. Herrmann, T. Weiss, G. Li, C. Silberhorn, T. Zentgraf*. Metasurface interferometry toward quantum sensors. Light: Sci. & Appl. 8, 70 (2019).

[18] Y. Tang, J. Deng, K. F. Li, M. Jin, J. Ng, G. Li*. Controlling light with nonlinear quasicrystal metasurfaces. Adv. Mater. 31(23), 1901188(2019).

[17] S. Chen, K. F. Li, G. Li*, K. W. Cheah, S. Zhang*. Gigantic electric-field-induced second harmonic generation from an organic conjugated polymer enhanced by a band-edge effect. Light: Sci. & Appl. 8,17 (2019).

[16] Z.-L. Deng, J. Deng, X. Zhuang, S. Wang, K. Li, Y. Wang, Y. Chi, X. Ye, J. Xu, G. P. Wang, R. Zhao, X. Wang, Y. Cao, X. Cheng, G. Li*, X. Li*. Diatomic Metasurface for Vectorial Holography. Nano Lett. 18(5), 2885-2892 (2018).

[15] C. Schlickriede, N. Waterman, B. Reineke, P. Georgi, G. Li, S. Zhang, T. Zentgraf*. Imaging through nonlinear metalens using second harmonic generation. Adv. Mater. 30, 1703843 (2018).

[14] Z.-L. Deng, J. Deng, X. Zhuang, S. Wang, T.Shi, G. P. Wang*, Y. Wang, J. Xu, Y. Cao, X. Wang, X. Cheng*, G. Li*, X. Li*. Facile metagrating holograms with broadband and extreme angle tolerance. Light: Sci. & Appl. 7, 78 (2018).

[13] H. Liu*, B. Yang, Q. Guo, J. Shi, C. Guan, G. Zheng, M. Holger, G. Li, T. Zentgraf, S. Zhang*. Single-pixel Computational Ghost Imaging with Helicity-dependent Metasurface Hologram. Sci. Adv. 3, e1701477 (2017).

[12] G. Li*, L. Wu, K. Li, S. Chen, C. Schlickriede, Z. Xu, S. Huang, W. Li, Y. Liu, E. Y. B. Pun, T. Zentgraf, K. W. Cheah, Y. Luo*, S. Zhang*. Nonlinear Metasurface for Simultaneous Control of Spin and Orbital Angular Momentum in Second Harmonic Generation. Nano Lett. 17(12), 7974-7979 (2017).

[11] F.Walter, G.Li*, C.Meier,S.Zhang, T.Zentgraf*. Ultrathin Nonlinear Metasurface for Optical Image Encoding. Nano Lett. 17, 3171-3175 (2017).

[10] G. Li, S. Zhang, T. Zentgraf. Nonlinear photonic metasurfaces. Nat. Rev. Mater. 2, 17010 (2017).

[9] G. Li, T. Zentgraf, S. Zhang*. Rotational Doppler Effect in Nonlinear Optics. Nat. Phys. 12, 736-740 (2016).

[8] S. Chen, F. Zeuner, M. Weismann, B. Reineke, G. Li, V. K. Valev, K. W. Cheah, N. C. Panoiu,* T. Zentgraf,* S.Zhang*. Giant nonlinear optical activity of achiral origin in planar metasurfaces with quadratic and cubic nonlinearities. Adv. Mater. 28, 2992-2999 (2016).

[7] D. Wen, F. Yue, G. Li, G. Zheng, K. Chan, S. Chen, M. Chen, K. F. Li, Polis W. H. Wong, K. W. Cheah, Edwin Y. B. Pun*, S. Zhang*, X. Chen*. Helicity multiplexed broadband metasurface holograms. Nat. Commun. 6, 8241 (2015).

[6] G. Li, S. Chen, N. Pholchai, B. Reineke, Polis W. H. Wong, Edwin Y. B. Pun, K. W. Cheah*, T. Zentgraf*, S. Zhang*. Continuous control of the nonlinearity phase for harmonic generations. Nat. Mater. 14, 607-612 (2015).

[5] G. Zheng, H. Mühlenbernd, M. Kenney, G. Li*, T. Zentgraf*, S. Zhang*. Metasurface holograms reaching 80% efficiency. Nat. Nanotechnol. 10, 308-312 (2015). 23-Feb-2015

[4] S. Chen, G. Li, F. Zeuner, W. H. Wong, E. Y. B. Pun, T. Zentgraf*, K. W. Cheah*, S. Zhang*. Symmetry selective third harmonic generation from plasmonic metacrystals. Phy. Rev. Lett. 113, 033901 (2014).

[3] G. Li, M. Kang, S. Chen, S. Zhang, Edwin Y. B. Pun, K. W. Cheah, J. Li*. Spin-enabled plasmonic metasurfaces for manipulating orbital angular momentum of light. Nano Lett. 13, 4148-4151 (2013).

[2] X. Chen, L. Huang, H. Mühlenbernd, G. X. Li, B. Bai, Q. Tan, G. Jin, C. W. Qiu, S. Zhang*, T. Zentgraf*. Dual-polarity plasmonic metalens for visible light. Nat. Commun. 3, 1198 (2012).

[1] L. Huang, X. Chen, H. Mühlenbernd, G. X. Li, B. Bai, Q. Tan, G. Jin, T. Zentgraf*, S. Zhang*. Dispersionless phase discontinuities for controlling light propagation. Nano Lett. 12, 5750-5755 (2012).

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