The area of Nanoscale Structures and Integrated Devices applies fundamental physical principles to develop revolutionary new electronic, photonic, and optical devices made from conventional and emerging materials, including graphene, 2D semiconductors, and organic semiconductors. Research includes nanofabrication, characterization, and electromagnetic design of quantum device structures and complex silicon photonic circuits that impact numerous fields from Lidar and optogenetics to low-energy computation and flexible electronics.
Research areas: Large-Scale Optical Switching Fabrics, Optical Interconnection Networks for High-Performance Computing, Optical Interconnection Networks for Data Center Computing Systems, Integrable Interconnection Network Systems and Subsystems, Inter-Chip Multi-Processor Interconnection Networks, and Intra-Chip Multi-Processor Interconnection Networks.
Research areas: Novel Photonic Materials and Fabrication, Silicon Photonics and Non-Reciprocity, Nano-Magnetism and Thermal Control, Nanophotonics for Neuroscience, Optomechanics, Nonlinear and Quantum Optics, and Sensing and Optofluidics.
Research areas: Integrated optical devices and design, surface physics of oxides, semiconductors and metals, new laser sources, advanced electronic materials (oxides, semi conductors) and optical physics and simulation.