The group is part of the Engineering Product Development Pillar at SUTD focusing on the study of photonic devices and systems, specifically in the fields of nonlinear optics, nanophotonics, silicon photonics, photonics applications with 2D materials, plasmonics and optical signal processing. The research group is led by Prof. Dawn Tan.
03/2018 - Prof. Tan delivers an invited talk entitled "Silicon rich nitrides for Kerr nonlinear optics," at the OSA Optical Fiber Communications Conference in San Diego at the workshop, Optical Integration beyond Silicon Photonics: Why, What and How?
02/2018 - SUTD awards Prof. Tan the Research Excellence Award.
02/2018 - Prof. Tan delivers an invited talk at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco.
12/2017 - Our work on high-gain optical parametric amplifiers is selected as a 2017 highlight in Optics in OSA's Optics and Photonics News, Year in Optics 2017 edition! Link to OPN
11/2017 - Prof. Tan is thrilled to be awarded the L'Oréal Singapore for Women In Science National Fellowships in the category of Physical and Engineering Sciences. News Coverage on Asian Scientist Magazine
11/2017 - Prof. Tan delivers an keynote talk at the Institute of Photonics 2017 Symposium in Sydney entitled, "High Nonlinear Figure of Merit Optical Signal Processing with Ultra-Silicon-Rich Nitride Devices."
11/2017 - Prof. Tan delivers an invited talk entitled, "Ultra-silicon-rich nitride based devices for high nonlinear figure of merit photonics applications," at Optics and Photonics Japan in Tokyo.
09/2017 - Ezgi presents two conference papers at the Optical Society Frontiers in Optics Conference including 1 paper selected for a rapid fire oral presentation.
09/2017 - Ezgi's paper on enhanced nonlinearities on ultra-silicon-rich nitride photonc crystal waveguides is published in Applied Physics Letters.
09/2017 - George clinches third prize at the Falling Walls Lab competition, Xi'An, for his 3 minute pitch of his research work!
08/2017 - Ezgi is awarded the Optical Society Incubic/Milton Chang Grant!
08/2017 - Prof. Tan delivers an invited talk on nonlinear optics leveraging high nonlinear figure of merit platforms at CLEO-Pacific Rim. The Photonics Devices and Systems Group has 6 accepted abstracts at CLEO-Pacific Rim
08/2017 - Byoung Uk's paper on mid-infrared nonlinear coefficients in germanium is published in Applied Physics Letters.
08/2017 - Prof. Tan delivers a TEDx Youth talk at ACJC entitled, Managing Photons and Managing Neurons - On the topic of Women in STEM.
08/2017 - George's paper in collaboration with IHPC on Broadband Silicon-On-Insulator directional couplers using a combination of straight and curved waveguide sections is published in Scientific Reports.
08/2017 - Peng Xing's paper on Silicon Rich Nitride Ring Resonators for rare-earth doped C-band amplifiers pumped at the O-band is published in Scientific Reports.
07/2017 - Kelvin's paper on Electronic scattering of graphene plasmons in the terahertz nonlinear regime is published in the Jul/Aug 2017 issue of IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics.
06/2017 - George's paper on Low-Loss Nanostructured On-Chip Channel Polymeric Waveguide Amplifier is published in Scientific Reports.
04/2017 - Ezgi's paper on Large, scalable dispersion engineering using cladding-modulated Bragg gratings on a silicon chip is published in Applied Physics Letters.
02/2017 - Prof. Tan is honored as an MIT Technology Review Innovator under 35 at MIT Technology Review, Emtech Asia 2017. She delivers a talk entitled, "Breaking the Internet's Limits: Lighting the Way Through Photonics." Link to Emtech Presentation
01/2017 - Kelvin and Doris' paper on high gain optical parametric amplifiers on ultra-silicon-rich nitride is published in Nature Communications. The research is covered in Novus Light Technologies, Sciencedaily.com, QSWow News etc.
12/2016 - Prof. Tan is featured in the New Paper for making it to MIT's Innovator Under 35 List. Link to the New Paper
12/2016 - Ju Won's paper on Nonlinear Characterization of GeSbS Chalcogenide Glass Waveguides is published in Scientific Reports.
We are grateful for research support from the following agencies: