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Guanjun Tan

Ph.D. Student in Optics (Advisor: Prof. Shin-Tson Wu)

Email: guanjun_tan@knights.ucf.edu

Phone: (407)823-4922

Fax: (407)823-6880

 

CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics,

University of Central Florida,

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700

 

 

 

Education:

08/2014-Present

Ph. D. in progress, CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.

08/2010-06/2014

Bachelor’s degree in Optical Information Science and Technology, Department of physics, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, Anhui, China.

 

Honors & Awards:

05/2017       

SID Student Travel Grant

05/2016       

SID Student Travel Grant

09/2014

Graduate Dean’s Fellowship, University of Central Florida

09/2014

CREOL Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Central Florida

07/2014

Outstanding Graduate Awards (USTC)

10/2013

China National Encouragement Scholarship

10/2013

Excellent Undergraduate Research Project

10/2012

First Prize of Undergraduate Mathematical Contest (Anhui, China),

10/2012

Outstanding Student Leaders

09/2012

Societe Generale Responsibility Scholarship

09/2011

China National Scholarship

 

Leadership & Service:

09/2016 – 09/2017

09/2016 – 09/2017

09/2015 – 09/2016

Board Member of CREOL Association of Optics Students (CAOS)

Vice president of Society of Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

Secretary of IEEE Photonics Society UCF Student Chapter

04/2015 – 09/2016

Treasurer of Chinese Students & Scholars Association (UCF CSSA)

09/2014 – 09/2015

Webmaster of Society of Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

Journal Publications:

1.            (Review paper) G. Tan, Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, H. Chen, Y. Huang, Y.F. Lan, C.Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, “Review on polymer-stabilized short-pitch cholesteric liquid crystal displays," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 493001 (2017).

2.           (Review paper) Y. H. Lee, G. Tan, T. Zhan, Y. Weng, G. Liu, F. Gou, F. Peng, N.V. Tabiryan, S. Gauza, and S. T. Wu, “Recent progress in Pancharatnam-Berry phase optical elements and the applications for virtual/augmented realities,” Optical Data Processing and Storage 3, 79-88 (2017). 

3.           (OSA news release) G. Tan, J.-H. Lee, Y.-H. Lan, M.-K. Wei, L.-H. Peng, I-C. Cheng, and S. T. Wu, "Broadband antireflection film with Moth-eye-like structure for flexible display application," Optica 4(7), 678-683 (2017).

4.           H. Chen, G. Tan, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Depolarization effect in liquid crystal displays," Opt. Express 25(10), 11315-11328 (2017).

5.           G. Tan, Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, M. Hu, Y. F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Macroscopic model for analyzing the electro-optics of uniform lying helix cholesteric liquid crystals," J. Appl. Phys. 121, 173102 (2017).

6.           (OSA news release) Y. Huang, H. Chen, G. Tan, H. Tobata, S-I Yamamoto, E. Okabe, Y. F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Optimized blue-phase liquid crystal for field-sequential-color displays," Opt. Mater. Express 7(2), 641-650 (2017).

7.           H. Chen, R. Zhu, G. Tan, M.C. Li, S.-L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Enlarging the color gamut of liquid crystal displays with a functional reflective polarizer," Opt. Express 25(1), 102-111 (2017).

8.          H. Chen, G. Tan, Y. Huang, Y. Weng, T.-H. Choi, T.-H. Yoon and S. T. Wu, "A low voltage liquid crystal phase grating with switchable diffraction angles," Sci. Rept. 7, 39923 (2017).

9.           G. Tan, R. Zhu, Y. S. Tsai, K. C. Lee, Z. Luo, Y. Z. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “High ambient contrast ratio OLED and QLED without a circular polarizer," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49, 315101 (2016).

10.      (Outstanding student paper of the year) R. Zhu, H. Chen, T. Kosa, P. Coutino, G. Tan, and S. T. Wu, “High-ambient-contrast augmented reality with a tunable transmittance liquid crystal film and a functional reflective polarizer,” J. SID 24(4), 229-233 (2016).

11.        R. Zhu, G. Tan, J. Yuan, and S. T. Wu, “Functional reflective polarizer for augmented reality and color vision deficiency,” Opt. Express 24(5), 5431-5441 (2016).

12.       D. Xu, F. Peng, G. Tan, J. He and S. T. Wu, “A semi-empirical equation for the response time of in-plane switching liquid crystal display and measurement of twist elastic constant,” J. Appl. Phys. 117, 203103 (2015).

13.      J. Yuan, G. Tan, D. Xu, F. Peng, A. Lorenz and S. T. Wu, “Low-voltage and fast-response polymer-stabilized hyper-twisted nematic liquid crystal,” Opt. Mater. Express 5, 1339-1347 (2015).

14.      D. Xu, G. Tan and S. T. Wu, "Large-angle and high-efficiency tunable phase grating using fringe field switching liquid crystal," Opt. Express 23, 12274-12285 (2015).

 

Conference Proceedings:

1.            F. Gou, Y.-H. Lee, G. Tan, M. Hu, Y.-F. Lan, C.-Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Submillisecond Grayscale Response Time of a Uniform Lying Helix Liquid Crystal," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 1822-1825 (2017, Los Angeles, California).

2.           G. Tan, Y.-H. Lee, F. Gou, M. Hu, Y.-F. Lan, C.-Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Figure of Merit for Optimizing the Performance of Uniform Lying Helix Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 490-493 (2017, Los Angeles, California).

3.           Y. Huang, H. Chen, G. Tan, H. Tobata, S. Yamamoto, E. Okabe, Y.-F. Lan, C.-Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "New BluePhase Liquid Crystal Optimized for Color-Sequential Displays," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 486-489 (2017, Los Angeles, California).

4.           G. Tan, J.-H. Lee, Y.-H. Lan, M.-K. Wei, L.-H. Peng, I Cheng, and S. T. Wu, "Moth-eye Anti-reflection Surface for Sunlight Readable Flexible Displays," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 574-577 (2017, Los Angeles, California).

5.           H. Chen, R. Zhu, G. Tan, M.-C. Li, S.-L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Wide-Color-Gamut LCD with a Functional Reflective Polarizer," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 1659-1662 (2017, Los Angeles, California).

6.           Y.-H. Lee, G. Tan, Y. Weng, and S. T. Wu, "Switchable Lens based on Cycloidal Diffractive Waveplate for AR and VR Applications," SID Symp. Digest 48(1), 1061-1064 (2017, Los Angeles, California).

7.           G. Tan, R. Zhu, Y. S. Tsai, K. C. Lee, Z. Luo, Y. Z. Lee and S. T. Wu, “High Ambient Contrast Ratio OLED and Quantum-dot LED without a Circular Polarizer,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 1509–1512 (2016, San Francisco)

8.          D.Xu, G. Tan and S. T. Wu, “Multi-angle Beam Steering for Head-Mounted Displays,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 1826–1829 (2016, San Francisco)

9.           (Distinguished Student Paper) R. Zhu, H. Chen, G. Tan, T. Kosa, P. Coutino and S. T. Wu, “A High-Ambient-Contrast Augmented Reality System,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 1025–1028 (2016, San Francisco)

 

Patents:

1.            Y.-S. Tsai, K.-C. Lee, S. T. Wu, G. Tan, R. Zhu, "Display device and optical film," US Patent 9,680,132 B1 (June. 13, 2017).

 

Skills:

        Code programming: MATLAB, C, Python, C++

        Electromagnetic simulation: COMSOL Multiphysics, FDTD solutions (Lumerical)

        Liquid crystal simulation: TechWiz LCD, DIMOS LCD

        Optical design: LightTools (Synopsys), Zemax

        Optical thin film coating: TFCalc

 

Hobbies:

         Video game, Movies, Music, Series, Travelling.

 

Useful Links:

Prof. S. T. Wu’s Homepage, SID UCF Student Branch, CREOL

Problems regarding this website should be directed to Guanjun Tan.