Optical engineering and materials sciences
Prof. ZHAO's research interest includes laser-based micro-/nanoprocessing and structuring of versatile materials, fabrication and characterization of functional photonic materials and devices, physics of ultrashort pulsed laser interaction with matter, and fundamental research with potential commercialization.
 Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, Pujiang Program
 Science and Technology Advancement Award of Zhejiang Province
 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany
 K. Lou, J. Qian, D. Shen, H. Wang, T. Ding, G. Wang, Y. Dai, Q. Z. Zhao*, Recording, erasing and rewriting of ripples on metal surfaces by ultrashort laser pulses, Opt. Lett. 43, 1778-1781 (2018).
 Z. Wang, Q. Z. Zhao*, Friction reduction of steel by laser-induced periodic surface nanostructures with atomic layer deposited TiO2 coating, Surf. Coat. Tech. 344, 269-275 (2018).
 J. Qian, C. Wang, Y. Huang, H. Li, K. Lou, G. Wang, Q. Z. Zhao*, Ultrashort pulsed laser induced heating- nanoscale measurement of the internal temperature of dielectrics using black-body radiation, Appl. Opt. 55, 8347-8351 (2016).
 W. Fan, J. Qian, F. Bai, Y. Li, C. Wang, Q. Z. Zhao*, A facile method to fabricate superamphiphobic polytetrafluoroethylene surface by femtosecond laser pulses, Chem. Phys. Lett. 644, 261-266 (2016).
 Z. Y. Zhao*, Z. Q. Song, W. Z. Shi, Q. Z. Zhao*, Photocurrent enhancement in semi-insulating gallium arsenide by femtosecond laser pulses surface microstructuring, Opt. Express 22, 11654-11659 (2014).