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Zhimin  Shi

Zhimin Shi

Zhimin Shi
Assistant Professor


Office: ISA 4202
Phone: 813/974-3611
Fax: 813/974-5318
Email: zhiminshi AT


PhD, Optics, 2011, University of Rochester


Research Interests:

  • Quantum nonlinear photonics;
  • Nanophotonics, silicon photonics, photonic crystal;
  • Plasmonics, metamaterial.
  • Optical methods utilizing non-classical nature of light

Quantum nonlinear photonics is a broadly defined field that investigates the physics and applications of the nonlinear and quantum aspects of photons and light-matter interaction. My general research interest is to explore new physics of nonlinear quantum photonics, especially on nano-scale platforms, and to develop novel optical materials and devices with unprecedented performance. Recent focuses include the development of miniaturized spectrometers on chip utilizing slow light and photonic crystal structures, plasmonic nano-antennas for single photon sources, and optical methods utilizing quantum nature of light.