Dr. Jian J. Zhang
Fellow, R&D at Boston Scientific Corp
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Laser Optics , Fiber: coupling, hand piece, treatment device , laser cavity design/characterization , Medical laser system design , Medical laser application in Urology: calculus, BPH , Semiconductor laser packaging
Profile Summary

Expert in Laser Optics, Laser Beam Shaping and Fiber/u-lens Optics;
Gas, diode, diode-pumped solid state lasers and laser cavity design, for Medical, Industrial and Research applications;
Semiconductor laser packaging, integration and qualification;
Micro-optics design and implementation;
General optical design;
Production management (schedule, process optimization, quality control, trouble shooting);

Dr. Zhang joined Boston Scientific Corp since Aug 2015. Since Mar 2012, he joined AMS (an ENDO International Company) as a Principal Laser Engineer. From 1998 to 2012, he has been with Quantronix Corp., Long Island, NY, USA, as a Senior Scientist, Director and VP of R&D. From 1997 until 1998, he joined Innovative Lasers Corp., Tucson AZ, USA, as a Laser Scientist. In Jan 1996, he joined Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Lasertechnik, Aachen, Germany, as a Research Scientist. From 1992 to 1996, he was a Lecturer and Associate Professor at Modern Applied Physics Department of Tsinghua University. He was a visiting scientist at Festkoerper Laser Institute Berlin GmbH, Technical University of Berlin, from May to Sept 1994. He has published 25 Journal papers, 20 conference papers, more than 100 scientific reports, 1 German patent and 13 US patent (8 pending).

Specialties: Medical/Industrial laser design/application, Fiber optics for laser energy delivery, R&D/production management;
LASCAD, Agile (Oracle), Edward, Winlase, Zemax, AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Mathcad and Mathematica.
Publications (9)

Proceedings Article | 19 February 2020 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11212, Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2020
KEYWORDS: Pulsed laser operation, Laser ablation, Laser therapeutics, Laser energy, Laser lithotripsy, Video, In vitro testing, Electronic test equipment, Diffractive optical elements

Proceedings Article | 4 March 2019 Presentation
Proc. SPIE. 10852, Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2019
KEYWORDS: Laser ablation, YAG lasers, Holmium, Laser damage threshold, Calculus, Pulsed laser operation, Laser lithotripsy, Fiber lasers, Laser energy, Photodiodes

Proceedings Article | 20 February 2017 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10038, Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology: Lasers, Robotics, Minimally Invasive, and Advanced Biomedical Devices
KEYWORDS: Pulsed laser operation, Laser therapeutics, Calculus, Laser lithotripsy, Calculi, Microscopes, High speed cameras, Fiber lasers, Cements, Tissues

Proceedings Article | 24 March 2016 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9787, Medical Imaging 2016: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment
KEYWORDS: Image quality, Video, Prostate, Laser tissue interaction, Image quality standards, Quality systems, Laser therapeutics, Surgery, Visualization, Image analysis, Imaging systems, Inspection, Medical imaging

Proceedings Article | 29 February 2016 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9689, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XII
KEYWORDS: Cavitation, Calculus, Pulsed laser operation, High speed cameras, Laser lithotripsy, Laser therapeutics, Laser processing, Laser energy, Absorption, Liquids, Fiber lasers, Oscilloscopes

Showing 5 of 9 publications
Conference Committee Involvement (5)
Advanced Photonics in Urology
6 March 2021 | Online Only, California, United States
Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2020
1 February 2020 | San Francisco, California, United States
Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2019
2 February 2019 | San Francisco, California, United States
Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2018
27 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology
28 January 2017 | San Francisco, California, United States
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