微纳光子学实验室
Nanophotonics Group

Prof. Xiaolong Hu

中文 / English

Books

  1. X. Hu, Smoothing a Critical Transition: Nontechnical Knowledge and Techniques for Student Researchers, 1st ed. 2020, Singapore: Springer. ISBN-10: 9811540349. ISBN-13: 978-9811540349. (Among the top used publications on SpringerLink that concern one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals)

Papers

Journal Papers

  1. K. Zou, Y. Meng, Z. Hao, S. Li, A. Iovan, T. Descamps, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Speckle-Insensitive Fractal Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detector Coupled with Multimode Optical Fiber,” Laser & Photonics Reviews, 2400342 (2024).

  2. Y. Meng, Y. Shi, K. Zou, Y. Song, and X. Hu, “Long-distance and high-precision ranging with dual-comb nonlinear asynchronous optical sampling,” Optics Express 32 (11), 20166-20174 (2024).

  3. S. Liu, X. Li, H. Liu, G. Qiu, J. Ma, L. Nie, Y. Meng, X. Hu, H. Ni, Z. Niu, C.-W. Qiu, X. Wang, and J. Liu, “Super-resolved snapshot hyperspectral imaging of solid-state quantum emitters for high-throughput integrated quantum technologies,” Nature Photonics (2024).

  4. J. Yang, Y. Meng, X. Hu, T. Yang, Z. Wang, D. Jia, and C. Ge, “High-Ranging-Precision FMCW LiDAR with Adaptive Pre-distortion of Current Injection to a Semiconductor Laser,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 42 (6), 1870-1876 (2024).


  5. Z. Hao, K. Zou, Y. Meng, J.-Y. Yan, F. Li, Y. Huo, C.-Y. Jin, F. Liu, T. Descamps, A. Iovan, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “High-performance eight-channel system with fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Chip 3 (2), 100087 (2024).

  6. W. Zhao, Y. Peng, M. Zhu, R. Liu, X. Hu, Y. Shi, and D. Dai, “Ultra-compact silicon on-chip polarization controller,” Photonics Research 12 (2), 183-193 (2024). (Editor's pick, cover art)

  7. S. Guo, J. Tan, H. Zhang, J. Wang, T. Ji, L. Zhang, X. Hu, J. Chen, J. Xie, K. Zou, Y. Meng, X. Bei, L.-A. Wu, Q. Chen, H. Wang, X. Tu, X. Jia, Q.-Y. Zhao, L. Kang, and P. Wu, “High-timing-precision detection of single X-ray photons by superconducting nanowires,” Natl. Sci. Rev. 11 (1), nwad102 (2024). (Highlighted by Nanjing University)

  8. Y. Feng, X. Cui, Y. Meng, X. Yin, K. Zou, Z. Hao, J. Yang, and X. Hu, “Non-line-of-sight imaging at infrared wavelengths using a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector,” Optics Express 31 (25), 42240-42254 (2023). (Spotlight on Optics; highlighted by OpticaPhys.orgTianjin UniversityPhotonics SpectraOpticsky, SohuIEEE Spectrum, Imaging and Machine Vision Europe, eeNews Europe)

  9. Z. Wang, X. Wen, K. Zou, Y. Meng, J. Zeng, J. Wang, H. Hu, and X. Hu, “Enhancement of silicon sub-bandgap photodetection by helium-ion implantation,” Frontiers of Optoelectronics 16, 41 (2023).

  10. J. Yan, C. Chen, X.-D. Zhang, Y.-T. Wang, H.-G. Babin, A. D. Wieck, A. Ludwig, Y. Meng, X. Hu, H. Duan, W. Chen, W. Fang, M. Cygorek, X. Lin, D.-W. Wang, C.-Y. Jin, and F. Liu, “Coherent control of a high-orbital hole in a semiconductor quantum dot,” Nature Nanotechnology 18 (10), 1139–1146 (2023). (arXiv preprint, highlighted by Phys.org)

  11. K. Zou, Z. Hao, Y. Feng, Y. Meng, N. Hu, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors working in dual bands and their applications in free-space and underwater hybrid LIDAR,” Opt. Lett. 48 (2), 415-418 (2023).

  12. Z. Wang, Z. Zhang, K. Zou, Y. Meng, H. Liu, and X. Hu, “Noise properties of contactless integrated photonic probes on silicon waveguides,” Appl. Opt. 62 (1), 178-182 (2023).

  13. Z. Wang, Z. Zhang, K. Zou, Y. Meng, and X. Hu, “Silicon four-quadrant photodetector working at the 1550-nm telecommunication wavelength,” Opt. Lett. 47 (16), 4048-4051 (2022). 

  14. Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, L. Xu, X. Lan, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal Superconducting Nanowires Detect Infrared Single Photons with 84% System Detection Efficiency, 1.02 Polarization Sensitivity, and 20.8 ps Timing Resolution,” ACS Photonics 9 (5), 1547-1553 (2022). (arXiv preprint)

  15. N. Hu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, Y. Feng, Z. Hao, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Full-Stokes polarimetric measurements and imaging using a fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detector,” Optica 9 (4), 346-351 (2022). (Highlighted by Nature Photonics)

  16. J. Yan, S. Liu, X. Lin, Y. Ye, J. Yu, L. Wang, Y. Yu, Y. Zhao, Y. Meng, X. Hu, D. Wang, C. Jin, and F. Liu, “Double-pulse generation of indistinguishable single photons with optically controlled polarization,” Nano Lett. 22 (4), 1483-1490 (2022). (arXiv preprint)

  17. X. Hu, N. Hu, K. Zou, Y. Meng, L. Xu, and Y. Feng, "Twenty-year research and development of SNSPDs: Review and prospects," Laser Technology 46 (1), 1-37 (2022). Invited Review Article, in Chinese.

  18. Z. Zhang, Z. Wang, K. Zou, T. Yang, and X. Hu, “Temperature-dependent characteristics of infrared photodetectors based on surface-state absorption in silicon,” Appl. Opt. 60 (30), 9347-9351 (2021).

  19. Z. Wang, H. Liu, Z. Zhang, K. Zou, and X. Hu, “Infrared photoconductor based on surface-state absorption in silicon,” Opt. Lett. 46 (11), 2577-2580 (2021).

  20. K. Zou, Y. Meng, L. Xu, N. Hu, Z. Wang, and X. Hu, “Superconducting nanowire photon-number-resolving detectors integrated with current reservoirs,” Phys. Rev. Applied 14 (4), 044029 (2020).

  21. I. Esmaeil Zadeh, J. W. N. Los, R. B. M. Gourgues, J. Chang, A. W. Elshaari, J. R. Zichi, Y. J. van Staaden, J. P. E. Swens, N. Kalhor, A. Guardiani, Y. Meng, K. Zou, S. Dobrovolskiy, A. W. Fognini, D. R. Schaart, D. Dalacu, P. J. Poole, M. E. Reimer, X. Hu, S. F. Pereira, V. Zwiller, and S. N. Dorenbos, “Efficient single-photon detection with 7.7 ps time resolution for photon correlation measurements,” ACS Photonics 7 (7), 1780-1787 (2020). (arXiv preprint)

  22. K. Zou, Y. Meng, Z. Wang, and X. Hu, “Superconducting nanowire multi-photon detectors enabled by current reservoirs,” Photonics Res. 8 (4), 601-609 (2020).

  23. Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, X. Lan, L. Xu, J. Zichi, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire avalanche photodetector at 1550 nm with 60% system detection efficiency and 1.05 polarization sensitivity,” Opt. Lett. 45 (2), 471-474 (2020).

  24. X. Chi, K. Zou, C. Gu, J. Zichi, Y. Cheng, N. Hu, X. Lan, S. Chen, Z. Lin, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors with reduced polarization sensitivity,” Opt. Lett. 43 (20), 5017-5020 (2018).

  25. X. Xie, X. Chi, K. Cui, and X. Hu, “Design and simulations of an electrically-injected Bragg-reflection-waveguide photon-pair source near 1.3-micrometer wavelength,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 24 (6), 6300209 (2018).

  26. Y. Cheng, C. Gu, and X. Hu, “Inhomogeneity-induced timing jitter of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 111 (6), 062604 (2017).

  27. H. Wu, C. Gu, Y. Cheng, and X. Hu, “Vortex-crossing-induced timing jitter of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 111 (6), 062603 (2017).

  28. Z. Wang, H. Wu, X. Hu, N. Zhao, Q. Mo, and G. Li, “Rayleigh scattering in few-mode optical fibers,” Sci. Rep. 6, 35844 (2016).

  29. X. Hu, Y. Cheng, C. Gu, X. Zhu, and H. Liu, “Superconducting-nanowire single-photon detectors: recent progress,” Sci. Bull. 60 (23), 1980-1983 (2015). Invited review paper.

    For a full list of publications of Professor Hu, including those published before the group was established, please see Professor Hu’s Google Scholar page.

Conference Papers

  1. X. Fu, Z. Wang, K. Zou, J. Niu, Y. Meng, S. Liu, L. Yang, and X. Hu, “Architecture Optimized 6×6 Optical Switch Assisted with In-Line Non-Invasive Light Monitors,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2024, paper Mo3K-3, Incheon, Korea, August 4–9, 2024, presented as an oral presentation on August 5, 2024, Monday.

  2. Z. Wang, X. Wen, K. Zou, Y. Meng, J. Zeng, J. Wang, H. Hu, and X. Hu, “Enhanced photoresponse beyond the bandgap spectral limit of a normal-incidence silicon photodetector by helium-ion implantation,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, paper SF2J.5, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, May 5–10, 2024, presented as an oral presentation on May 10, 2024, Friday.

  3. K. Zou, Y. Meng, Z. Hao, J. Li, A. Iovan, T. Descamps, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu,“Fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detector coupled with multi-mode optical fiber,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, paper JW2A.95, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, May 5–10, 2024, presented as a poster presentation on May 8, 2024, Wednesday.

  4. Y. Meng, K. Zou, Y. Feng, Z. Hao, J. Li, Y. Xiao, T. Descamps, A. Iovan, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Full-Stokes polarimetric imaging LiDAR using multi-mode-fiber-coupled fractal SNSPDs,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, paper STu4N.2, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, May 5–10, 2024, presented as an oral presentation on May 7, 2024, Tuesday.

  5. X. Hu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, Z. Hao, Y. Feng, L. Xu, X. Lan, X. Chi, Y. Cheng, C. Gu, X. Zhu, T. Descamps, A. Iovan, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, J. Zichi, and V. Zwiller, “Fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors and their applications in polarimetric imaging,” SPIE Defense+Commercial Sensing, Advanced Photon Counting Techniques XVIII, Paper 130250C, National Harbor, Maryland, USA, April 21 – 25, 2024, presented as an on-demand digital poster on April 25, 2024, Thursday. Invited review paper.

  6. K. Zou, Y. Meng, Z. Hao, and X. Hu,“Photon-counting single-pixel 3D imaging using a multimode-fiber-coupled fractal SNSPD,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference, paper W2B.4, hybrid, March 24–28, 2024, presented as a poster presentation on March 27, 2024, Wednesday.

  7. Z. Hao, K. Zou, Y. Meng, T. Descamps, A. Iovan, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Multi-channel system with high-performance fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference, paper Tu2C.4, hybrid, March 24 – 28, 2024, presented as an oral presentation on March 26, 2024, Tuesday.

  8. Y. Meng, Y. Shi, K. Zou, Y. Song, and X. Hu, “Photon-counting laser ranging with dual-comb asynchronous optical sampling,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference, paper M4J.2, hybrid, March 24 – 28, 2024, presented as an oral presentation on March 25, 2024, Monday.

  9. Y. Meng, K. Zou, and X. Hu,“Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector: a rising light sensor for bio-fluorescence imaging and microscopy,” Proc. SPIE 12745, Sixteenth International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine (PIBM 2023), paper 127450Y, Haikou, Hainan, China, March 28-April 1, 2023, presented as an oral presentation on March 30, 2023, Thursday.

  10. Z. Wang, K. Zou, Y. Meng, and X. Hu, “Silicon four-quadrant photodetector working at the wavelength of 1550 nm,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2023), paper JW2A.136, San Jose, California, United States, May 7– 12, 2023, presented as a poster presentation on May 10, 2023, Wednesday.

  11. Z. Hao, K. Zou, Y. Feng, Y. Meng, N. Hu, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detector at 1540 nm with 91% system detection efficiency,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2023), paper FM2E.6, San Jose, California, United States, May 7– 12, 2023, presented as an oral presentation on May 8, 2023, Monday.

  12. Y. Feng, Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, Z. Hao, X. Cui, X. Yin, J. Yang, S. Gyger, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors and Their Applications in Imaging,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2022, paper CFA6H-04, online, July 31 – August 5, 2022, presented as an oral presentation on August 5, 2022, Friday.

  13. K. Zou, Y. Meng, N. Hu, Y. Feng, Z. Hao, S. Gyger, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors and multi-photon detectors,” Quantum 2.0 Conference 2022, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2022), online, June 13 – 16, 2022, presented as an upgraded oral presentation on June 15, 2022, Wednesday.

  14. Y. Feng, X. Cui, Y. Meng, X. Yin, K. Zou, Z. Hao, J. Yang, and X. Hu, “Non-line-of-sight imaging using a fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detector,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2022), paper AW5P.5, online, May 15 – 20, 2022, presented as an oral presentation on May 18, 2022, Wednesday.

  15. Z. Wang, H. Liu, Z. Zhang, K. Zou, and X. Hu, “Normal-incidence infrared silicon photodetectors based on surface-state absorption and their applications,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2022), paper JW3B.27, online, May 15 – 20, 2022, presented as a poster presentation on May 18, 2022, Wednesday.

  16. N. Hu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, Y. Feng, Z. Hao, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Polarimetric imaging using one fractal SNSPD,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2022), paper SM1D.1, online, May 15 – 20, 2022, presented as an oral presentation on May 16, 2022, Monday.

  17. N. Hu, Y. Feng, L. Xu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, S. Gyger, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, "Photon-counting LIDAR based on a fractal SNSPD," Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2021), paper Tu5E.4, online, June 06 – 11, 2021, presented as an oral presentation on June 08, 2021, Tuesday.

  18. L. Xu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, Y. Cai, S. Gyger, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Timing jitter of fractal superconducting nanowire avalanche photodetectors in the 2-micrometer wavelength range,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2021), paper JW1A.138, online, May 9 – 14, 2021, presented as a poster presentation on May 12, 2021, Wednesday. 

  19. K. Zou, Y. Meng, L. Xu, N. Hu, Z. Wang, and X. Hu, “Superconducting nanowire photon-number-resolving detectors integrated with current reservoirs and yTron readouts,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2021), paper FW2P.4, online, May 9 – 14, 2021, presented as an oral presentation on May 12, 2021, Wednesday.

  20. Z. Wang, H. Liu, Z. Zhang, K. Zou, N. Hu, Y. Meng, L. Xu, and X. Hu, “Characterization of contactless integrated photonic probes on silicon waveguides at cryogenic temperatures,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2021), paper STu4D.6, Online, May 9 – 14, 2021, presented as an oral presentation on May 11, 2021, Tuesday.

  21. Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, L. Xu, X. Lan, S. Steinhauer, S. Gyger, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire avalanche photodetectors with 84% system efficiency at 1600 nm, 1.02 polarization sensitivity, and 29 ps timing resolution,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2021), paper AM1S.2, online, May 9 – 14, 2021, presented as an oral presentation on May 10, 2021, Monday.

  22. K. Zou, Y. Meng, Z. Wang, and X. Hu, “Superconducting nanowire multi-photon detectors,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2020), paper FF3D.3, San Jose, California, United States, May 9 – 15, 2020, presented as an oral presentation on May 15, 2020, Friday.

  23. X. Lan, Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, L. Xu, Z. Wang, X. Cao, J. Zichi, S. Steinhauer, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire avalanche photodetector with 60% system efficiency  and 1.05 polarization sensitivity,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2020), paper SM3R.1, San Jose, California, United States, May 9 – 15, 2020, presented as an oral presentation on May 11, 2020, Monday.

  24. X. Hu, K. Zou, N. Hu, Y. Meng, L. Xu, X. Lan, X. Chi, C. Gu, Y. Cheng, H. Wu, H. Liu, J. Zichi, and V. Zwiller, “Timing properties of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Proc. SPIE 11027, Quantum Optics and Photon Counting 2019, 1102704, SPIE European Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics, April 1-4, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic, presented as an invited talk on April 1, 2019, Monday.

  25. X. Hu, N. Hu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, L. Xu, X. Lan, X. Chi, C. Gu, Y. Cheng, H. Wu, J. Zichi, and V. Zwiller, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors at the infrared spectrum range: detection efficiency and timing jitter,” SPIE Photonics West 2019, Terahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications XII, paper 109171K, February 2-7, 2019 in San Francisco, USA, presented as an invited talk on February 7, 2019, Thursday.

  26. X. Chi, K. Zou, N. Hu, J. Zichi, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “RF-amplifier-free superconducting nanowire single-photon detector system,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP) 2018, paper M2I.3, Hang Zhou, China, October 26-29 2018, presented as an oral presentation on October 29, 2018, Monday.

  27. Y. Cheng, X. Chi, C. Gu, K. Zou, J. Zichi, S. Chen, H. Liu, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Experimental demonstration of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors integrated with current reservoirs,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim 2018, paper W2G.6, Hong Kong, China, July 29 – August 3 2018, presented as an oral presentation on August 1, 2018, Wednesday.

  28. C. Gu, X. Chi, Y. Cheng, J. Zichi, N. Hu, X. Lan, K. Zou, S. Chen, Z. Lin, V. Zwiller, and X. Hu, “Fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors with low polarization sensitivity,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronicsand Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper FW3F.1, San Jose, California, United States, May 13 –18, 2018, presented as an oral presentation on May 16, 2018, Wednesday.

  29. X. Xie, X. Chi, K. Cui, and X. Hu, “Design of a GaInP/AlGaInP electrically-driven photon-pair source near 1.3-micrometer wavelengths,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper JTu2A.138, San Jose, California, United States, May 13 – 18, 2018, presented as a poster presentation on May 15, 2018, Tuesday.

  30. X. Hu, C. Gu, Y. Cheng, Z. Lin, H. Liu, Q. Liu, H. Wu, K. Yin, and X. Zhu, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors: recent advances,” SPIE European Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics, 1022903, April 23 – 27, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. Invited review paper and talk.

  31. Z. Wang, X. Hu, M. Lin, Q. Mo, H. Wen, and G. Li, “Measurements of polarization crosstalk in a polarization-maintaining few-mode optical fiber,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper JW2A.70, San Jose, California, United States, May 14 – 19, 2017, presented as a poster presentation on May 17, 2017, Wednesday.

  32. Y. Cheng, H. Liu, C. Gu, X. Zhu, and X. Hu, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors integrated with current reservoirs,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper JW2A.120, San Jose, California, United States, May 14 –19, 2017, presented as a poster presentation on May 17, 2017, Wednesday.

  33. H. Wu, C. Gu, Y. Cheng, and X. Hu, “Vortex-crossing-induced timing jitter of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/The Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper FF1E.5, San Jose, California, United States, May 14 –19, 2017, presented as an oral presentation on May 19, 2017, Friday.

  34. Z. Wang, H. Wu, X. Hu, N. Zhao, Z. Yang, F. Tan, J. Zhao, and G. Li, “Rayleigh backscattering in few-mode optical fibers,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America,2016), paper W4F.6, Anaheim, California, United States, March 20 – 24, 2016, presented as an oral presentation on March 23, 2016, Wednesday.

  35. X. Zhu, C. Gu, Y. Cheng, and X. Hu, “Broadband, polarization-insensitive superconducting single-photon detectors based on waveguide-integrated ultra-narrow nanowires,” Optoelectronics and Communications Conference 2015, paper JThE.14, Shanghai, China, June 28 – July 2, 2015, presented as an oral presentation on July 2, 2015, Thursday.

  36. C. Gu, Y. Cheng, X. Zhu, and X. Hu, “Fractal-inspired, polarization-insensitive superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Advanced Photonics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper JM3A-10, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, June 27 – July 1, 2015, presented as a poster presentation on June 29, 2015, Monday.

    For a full list of publications of Professor Hu, including those published before the group was established, please see Professor Hu’s Google Scholar page.

Patents

  1. X. Hu, N. Hu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, Y. Feng, Z. Hao, “An instrument for polarimetric measurements and imaging based on superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” China Patent #: ZL 2020 1 1583101.2, Issued date: February 2, 2024.


  2. X. Hu, Z. Zhang, Z. Wang, K. Zou, “A system and a method to in-situ monitor temperature and optical power of the optical-waveguide devices,” China Patent #:ZL 2021 1 0908898.2, Issued date: October 27, 2023.

  3. X. Hu, H. Liu, Z. Wang, Z. Zhang, K. Zou, “A normal-incidence, transparent photodetector based on surface-state absorption,” China Patent #: ZL 2021 1 0367097. X, Issued date: May 16, 2023.

  4. X. Hu, Y. Meng, K. Zou, N. Hu, L. Xu, “A type of superconducting nanowire single-photon detector,” China Patent #: ZL 2020 1 1233221.5, Issued date: September 27, 2022.

  5. X. Hu, K. Zou, L. Xu, Z. Wang, Y. Meng, N. Hu, “A photon-number-resolving detector and the associated system,” China Patent #: ZL 2020 1 0596029.6, Issued date: May 27, 2022.

  6. X. Hu, L. Xu, K. Zou, Y. Meng, X. Lan, Z. Wang, N. Hu, X. Cao, “A superconducting nanowire single-photon detector system in the mid-IR spectral range,” China Patent #: ZL 2019 1 0888886.0, Issued date: Nov. 2, 2021.

  7. X. Hu, K. Zou, Y. Meng, “A multi-photon coincidence counter,” China Patent #: ZL 2019 1 1006136.2, Issued date: Jul 27, 2021.

  8. X. Hu, K. Zou, Y. Meng, P. Feng, N. Hu, L. Xu, X. Lan, “An optical power meter with broad spectrum range and large dynamic range,” China Patent #: ZL 2019 1 0216756.2, Issued date: Feb 09, 2021.

  9. X. Hu, X. Xie, X. Chi, “A method for simulating electrically-pumped correlated photon-pair sources based on Bragg-reflection waveguides,” China Patent #: ZL 2018 1 0043268.1, Issued date: June 02, 2020.

  10. X. Hu, X. Xie, X. Chi, Z. Wang, T. Li, “A method for enhancing the performance of correlated photon pairs,” China Patent #: ZL 2018 1 0432234.1, Issued date: April 28, 2020.

  11. X. Hu, X. Chi, K. Zou, “An RF-amplifier-free superconducting nanowire single-photon detector system,” China Patent #: ZL 2018 1 0349053.2, Issued date: December 31,2019.

  12. X. Hu, C. Gu, X. Zhu, Y. Cheng, “Parallel electron- and ion-beam lithography systems,” China Patent #: ZL 2015 1 0037979.4, Issued date: August 10, 2018.

  13. X. Hu, Y. Cheng, H. Liu, “A method for simulating the timing jitter of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” China Patent #: ZL 2016 1 0405042.2, Issued date: January 12, 2018.

  14. X. Hu, H. Liu, Y. Cheng, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors with self-gain structures,” China Patent #: ZL 2016 1 0578034.8, Issued Date: December 19, 2017.

  15. X. Hu, Y. Cheng, C. Gu, X. Zhu, “Flexible, stretchable, reconfigurable photomasks and photolithography on curved surfaces,” China Patent #: ZL 2015 1 0037978.X, Issued date: December 19, 2017.

  16. X. Hu, X. Zhu, Y. Cheng, C. Gu, “Fabrication process using micro- and nano-masks for making nanowire single-photon detectors,” China Patent #: ZL 2015 1 0038797.9, Issued date: December 05, 2017.

Theses

  1. Zhao Wang, “Non-invasively power monitoring devices based on the effect of sub-bandgap optical absorption,” Ph. D. Thesis, 2024.

  2. Yifan Feng, “Non-line-of-sight imaging based on superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Master Thesis, 2024.

  3. Zifan Hao, “Multi-channel fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detector system,” Master Thesis, 2024.

  4. Nan Hu, “LiDAR based on fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Ph. D. Thesis, 2023.

  5. Liang Xu, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors working at mid-infrared,” Master Thesis, 2021.

  6. Xiaojian Lan, “Optimization design and experimental study of fractal superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Master Thesis, 2020.

  7. Xiaoya Xie, “Electrically injected correlated-photon-pair sources based on semiconductor Bragg reflection waveguides: theoretical study,” Master Thesis, 2019.

  8. Xiaoming Chi, “Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors integrated with current reservoirs,” Master Thesis, 2019.

  9. Yuhao Cheng, “Timing jitter of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Master Thesis, 2018. (Excellent master-thesis award at Tianjin University)

  10. Chao Gu, “Polarization-insensitive superconducting single-photon detectors based on the fractal designs of the nanowires,” Master Thesis, 2018.

  11. Zhen Wang, “Optical time-domain reflectometry for few-mode optical fibers,” Master Thesis, 2017. Co-advised with Professor Guifang Li.

  12. Xiaotian Zhu, “Waveguide-integrated infrared superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors,” Master Thesis, 2017.