Dr Xianzhong Chen
Heriot-Watt University
Assistant professor

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Electron beam lithography, etchers, AFM, surface profiler, evaporators, mask aligners, , supercontinuum laser source, etc.

Scientific focus and expertise:
Nanophotonics, optical metasurfaces, visible and IR range, ultrathin optical devices, multifunctional devices, metalenses, holograms, vortex beams, polarization manipulation, colour filters, polarimetric imaging, edge imaging

Materials class:
metals, metasurfaces, dielectrics, semiconductors

Beam shaping, displays, imaging, lenses, polarisers, sensing, anti-counterfeiting, defence, colour filtering

Market Sector:
Anti-counterfeiting, defence, imaging, photonics, detection.


Special Interest Group(s):
Active Metamaterials
Flexible and Conformable Metasurfaces
Manufacturing and Scale Up
Nanophotonic and Plasmonic Metamaterials

Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN
Outreach and Education