July, 2017

  • Arka gave an invited talk in NOMA+IPR in New Orleans on cavity integrated 2D material devices.
  • Arka gave an invited talk in Oculus Research on metasurface optics.

June, 2017

  • Shane's paper on metasurface colored imaging got accepted in FIO, 2017.
  • Shane received the student travel fellowship sponsored by National Science Foundation for IEEE-Nano. Congratulations!!
  • Arka gave an invited talk in Intel Labs on metasurface optics.
  • Dan and Chuchuan successfully defended their MS-Thesis. Congratulations!!
  • Chang-hua accepted a faculty position in National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Congratulations!!

May, 2017

  • Our group received a grant from Intel to work on complex dielectric based phase shifter in silicon photonics.
  • Shane got the 2017 EE Vikram Jandhyala and Suja Vaidyanathan Endowed Innovation Award in Electrical Engineering. Congratulations!!
  • Alan's paper on Metasurface Freeform Nanophotonics got published in Scientific Reports.

March, 2017

  • Four papers got selected for presentation in CLEO, 2017: Taylor, Shane, Jiajiu and Chang-hua will present. Congratulations!!

January, 2017

  • Arka gave two invited talks at photonics west on the metasurface work and on 2D material-cavity devices.
  • Our paper on asymmetric fabry perot inspired phase shifter has been published in Scientific reports.
  • Arka's paper from graduate school on Hybrid metal-dielectric nanocavity for enhanced light-matter interactions has been published in Optics Material Express. Featured in OSA news, ScienceDaily, Yahoo! Finance, Opli, Benzinga, Digital Journal, TMCnet, Science Daily, and EurekAlert
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December, 2016

  • Taylor and Chang Hua's two papers on 2D material-cavities (second harmonic generation and nano-LED) have been published in journal 2D materials and nano letters. See the press release here: UW-EE, EurekAlert, Phys_Org, Nanowerk, ecnmag, azonano.
  • Shane and Jiajiu passed quals. Congratulations!!.

November, 2016

  • Our paper on fundamental scaling law in nanophotonics has been published in Scientific reports.
  • We received an Amazon Catalyst grant to work on metasurface freeform optics for vision-corrective eyewears.

August, 2016

  • We received an NSF-EFRI grant to work on quantum communication. Here are the news: NSF, UW-EE and Geek Wire.

July, 2016

  • Alan got a CEI graduate fellowship. Congratulations!!!
  • Arka gave an invited talk at Integrated Photonics Research on 2D material photonics.

June, 2016

  • Congratulations to Shane for receiving Rushmer Endowed Fellowship from UW-EE!!
  • Congratulations to Shane for successfully defending his MS thesis!!
  • Michael Kopreski from College of William & Mary is joining our team as a REU student.

May, 2016

  • Congratulations to Taylor for passing quals!!
  • Shane and Alan reached "Sweet Sixteen" level at UW-Business plan competition for their metasurface based eye-pressure sensor. See the news here.

March, 2016

  • Rahul got Stanford Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations!!
  • Rahul's paper Cavity enhanced second-order nonlinear quantum photonic logic circuits got accepted in Phys. Rev. Applied. Congratulations!!
  • Alan and Shane will be presenting in the CLEO, 2016. Congratulations!!
  • Physics undergraduate student Jacob Waelder will be working with us for the spring quarter.

February, 2016

  • Arka gave an Invited talk at Photonics West, 2016 on 2D material photonics.
  • "Low Contrast Dielectric Metasurface Optics" got published in ACS photonics.

January, 2016

  • Arka gave an Invited talk at PQE, 2016 on 2D material photonics.
  • Undergraduate student Bradley Marquez will be working with us for the winter quarter.

October, 2015

  • Arka gave an OSA webinar. You can see it here .
  • Four undergraduate students will be working with us. Welcome Shana Odem, Jun Park, William Liaw Li and Sarang Joshi.

September, 2015

July, 2015

  • Hybrid 2D Material Nanophotonics: A Scalable Platform for Low-Power Nonlinear and Quantum Optics got published in ACS photonics.
  • Chris got a job in Apple, and will leave in a month!! Congratulations Chris!!.
  • Brian-Bemis Stevenson (REU) and Marie Scott joined the group as undergraduate researchers.

June, 2015

  • Cavity Enhanced Nonlinear Optics for Few Photon Optical Bistability got pubished in optics express.

May, 2015

  • Tunable dark modes in one-dimensional diatomic dielectric gratings got pubished in optics express.

April, 2015

  • Undergraduate students Jun-Min Lee, Yuanchao Xu, Anh Tuan Ngo and Morgan Bayer will work with us for the Spring quarter.

March, 2015

February, 2015

  • Undergraduate student Derek Tokutake Hsu will work with us for the winter quarter.
  • Graduate student Alan Zhan joined our group.

January, 2015

  • Arka is awarded the 2015 AFOSR-Young Investigator Award (Porgram Manager: Gernot S. Pomrenke). Thanks Gernot!! Here is the article on this from UW. The actual news release is here.
  • "Simulations of Silicon-on-insulator Channel-waveguide Electro-optical 2 x 2 Switches and 1 x 1 Modulators Using a Ge2Sb2Te5 Self-holding Layer" published in IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology.
  • "Electro-optical switching at 1550 nm using a two-state GeSe phase-change layer" is published in Optics Express.
  • "Electro-optical 1 x 2, 1 x N and N x N fiber-optic and free-space switching over 1.55 to 3.0 micron using a Ge-Ge2Sb2Te5-Ge prism structure" is published in Optics Express.

October, 2014

  • Arka gave an invited talk in Frontiers in Optics in Tucson, AZ.

September, 2014

  • Arka gave UW-EE research colloquium for Fall, 2014.
  • Chris officially joined Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab.

August, 2014

  • Arka received NSF-EFRI grant as a co-PI for 2D material research.
  • Taylor officially joined Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab.
  • "Nonclassical higher-order photon correlations with a quantum dot strongly coupled to a photonic-crystal nanocavity" is published in Phys. Rev. A.
  • Arka officially joined University of Washington, Seattle.