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Photonics and Display Group

Jianghao “Jasper” Xiong


Ph. D. student  in Optics

Email: jhxiong@knights.ucf.edu  

Office: Room 288, CREOL

Phone:  (407) 6864-4519

Fax: (407) 823-6880


CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics,

University of Central Florida,

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700



Education :


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


Bachelor of Natural Science in Photoelectric Information Science and Engineering, School of Physical Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China(USTC), Hefei, Anhui, China


Honors & Awards:


ORC Doctoral Fellowship, University of Central Florida


Excellent Undergraduate Thesis, USTC


First Prize in 11th University Physical Experimental Competition, USTC



1.       (Perspective paper)T. Zhan, K. Yin, J. Xiong, Z. He, and S. T. Wu, “Augmented reality and virtual reality: perspectives and challenges,” iScience 23, 101397 (2020).

2.      C. Yoo*, J. Xiong*, S. Moon, D. Yoo, C-K. Lee, S. T. Wu, and B. Lee, “Foveated display system based on a doublet geometric phase lens,” Opt. Express 28(16), 23690-23702 (2020).

3.      (Review paper) K. Yin, T. Zhan, J. Xiong, Z. He, and S.T. Wu, “Polarization Volume Gratings for Near-eye Displays and Novel Photonic Devices,” Crystals 10, 561 (2020).

4.      T. Zhan, J. Xiong, J. Zou, and S. T. Wu, “Multifocal displays: review and prospect,” PhotoniX 1, 10 (2020). 

5.      (Distinguished paper) J. Xiong, G. Tan, T. Zhan, and S. T. Wu, “Wide-view augmented reality display with diffractive cholesteric liquid crystal lens array,” J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 28, 450-456 (2020).

6.      (Distinguished paper) J. Jou, T. Zhan, J. Xiong, and S. T. Wu, “Increasing the pixel density for VR displays with a polarization grating,” J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 28, 315-323 (2020).

7.      T. Zhan, J. Xiong, G. Tan, and S. T. Wu, “Absorption-based polarization gratings,” Opt. Express 28(9), 13907-13912 (2020).

8.     J. Zou, T. Zhan, J. Xiong, and S. T. Wu, “Broadband wide-view Pancharatnam–Berry phase deflector,” Opt. Express 28(4), 4921-4927 (2020).

9.      T. Zhan, J. Zou, J. Xiong, X. Liu, H. Chen, J. Yang, S. Liu, Y. Dong, and S. T. Wu, “Practical chromatic aberration correction in virtual reality displays enabled by large-size ultra-broadband liquid crystal polymer lenses,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 8(2), 1901360 (2020).

10.  J. Xiong. T. Zhan, and S. T. Wu, “A versatile method for fabricating Pancharatnam-Berry micro-optical elements,” Opt. Express 27(20), 27831-27840 (2019).

11.  J. Xiong. R. Chen, and S. T. Wu, “Device simulation of liquid crystal polarization gratings,” Opt. Express 27(13), 18102-18112 (2019).

12.  T. Zhan, J. Xiong, G. Tan, Y. H. Lee, J. Yang, S. Liu, and S. T. Wu, “Enhancing near-eye display resolution by polarization multiplexing,” Opt. Express 27(11), 15327-15334 (2019).

13.   (Distinguished paper) T. Zhan, Y. H. Lee, J. Xiong, G. Tan, K. Yin, J. Yang, S. Liu, and S. T. Wu, “High-efficiency switchable optical elements for advanced head-up displays,” J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 27(4), 223-231 (April, 2019).

14.   T. Zhan, Y.H. Lee, G. Tan, J. Xiong, K. Yin, F. Gou, J. Zou, N. Zhang, D. Zhao, J. Yang, S. Liu, and S. T. Wu, “Pancharatnam-Berry optical elements for head-up and near-eye displays,” J. Opt. Soc. America B, 36(5), D52-D65 (2019).

15.  T. Zhan, J. Xiong, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Fabrication of Pancharatnam-Berry phase optical elements with highly stable polarization holography,” Opt. Express 27(3), 2632-2642 (2019).

16.  T. Zhan, J. Xiong, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Polarization-independent Pancharatnam-Berry phase lens system,” Opt. Express 26(26), 35026-35033 (2018).

17.  G. Tan, T. Zhan, Y. H. Lee, J. Xiong, and S. T. Wu, “Polarization-multiplexed multiplane display,” Opt. Lett. 43(22), 5651-5654 (2018).

18.  J. Xiong, M. Zhao, X. Han, Z. Cao, X. Wei, Y. Chen, C. Duan and M. Yin, “Real-time micro-scale temperature imaging at low cost based on fluorescent intensity ratio”, Sci. Reports 7, 41311(2017).

Conference Proceedings:

1.       (First place of AR/VR/MR optical design challenge) G. Tan, T. Zhan, Y. H. Lee, J. Xiong, S. T. Wu, “Near-eye light field display with polarization multiplexing,” Optical Design Challenge 2019, 110400E (February 2019).

2.      J. Xiong, G. Tan, T. Zhan, YH Lee, and ST Wu, “Four-Plane Near-Eye Display without Sacrificing the Frame Rate”, SID Symp. Digest 50 (1), 620-623 (2019, San Jose, CA).

3.      (Distinguished Student Paper) T. Zhan, YH Lee, J. Xiong, G. Tan, K. Yin, J. Yang, S. Liu, and ST Wu, High-Efficiency Switchable Optical Elements for Advanced Head-up Displays, SID Symp. Digest 50 (1), 676-679 (2019, CA).

Useful Links:

Prof. S. T. Wu’s Homepage, CREOL


Problems regarding this web site should be directed to Jianghao Xiong. Last updated: 02/07/2020.