Research in Optics and Photonics relies on a synergy of fundamental physics, materials science, numerical modeling, and device applications. Research in this area has diverse applications, such as ultra-high resolution imaging, photovoltaics, sensing, quantum cryptography and secure communications.
The Hybrid Integration of Plasmonic Interferometer Sensors and Active Optoelectronic Devices on a Single Microfluidic Chip ● Circular Plasmonic Mach-Zehnder Interferometer for Low cost and Multiplexed Biosensing ● Graded polymeric photonic bandgap gratings for compact multispectral analyzers ● On-chip super absorbers for ultra-high speed photodetectors and ultra-thin-film photon harvesting applications ● Electronics Laboratory in Distance Learning Environment ● Spin-Optics in Metamaterials ● Submicron Remote Imaging using Specialty Fiber Coupled Hyperlens ● Light Filamentation Science ● Photonic Metamaterials Enabled Multidimensional Quantum Communication ● Chaotic Metamaterial Cavities ● Development of direct laser writing and patterning of planar polymer-based metamaterials with subwavelength resolution ● Development of microfluidic-based biosensors, optical and magnetic functionality ● Design of optical-based methods for separating and sorting particles and biologics in microfluidic systems, laser tweezing ● Optimization of pulsed-laser photothermal heat generation and transport in micro-and nanoscale materials with applications to cancer therapy ● Development of Inkjet-based methods for highthroughput patterned deposition of functional materials e.g. printed electronics ● Magnetic applications: design of rear-earth magnet devices, bioapplications of magnetic particles ●
- Advanced Spectroscopic Evaluation Lab
- Optoelectronic Device Fabrication and Evaluation Lab
- Nanophotonics and Nonlinear Optics Lab
- Signal Processing and Communication Electronics Lab
- Nano-Optics and Biophotonics Lab