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.
10/2018 - Prof. Tan delivers an invited talk at the IEEE Photonics Annual Meeting entitled, "Ultra-silicon rich nitride devices for CMOS compatible, high nonlinear figure of merit nonlinear optics."
09/2018 - George is awarded the SUTD Best Thesis Award for Interdisciplinary Innovation. Congratulations George!
08/2018 - Prof. Tan is thrilled to be highlighted as a Changemaker by Prestige Magazine in their 40 Under 40 List!
07/2018 - Ezgi's paper entitled," Bragg solitons on CMOS-compatible platform," is selected as a competitive postdeadline paper at CLEO Pacific Rim. This is a collaboratie effort between SUTD and Prof. Benjamin Eggleton and Dr. Andrea Blanco-Redondo at the University of Sydney. Congratulations!
07/2018 - Prof. Tan delivers an invited talk at CLEO Pacific Rim entitled, "High Nonlinear Figure of Merit Nonlinear Optics Leveraging Ultra-silicon-rich Nitride Devices."
07/2018 - Prof. Tan is thrilled, honored and humbled to be named to the Nature Research Inspriring Science Longlist!
06/2018 - Peng Xing's paper entitled, "Ultra-broadband and compact graphene-on-silicon integrated waveguide mode filters," is published in Scientific Reports.
06/2018 - Peng Xing presents his work on Mode absorption filters based on graphene-on-silicon waveguides at PIERS 2018.
05/2018 - Prof. Tan delivers a keynote talk entitled, "Value creation through project innovations and design," at the Ministry of Education, National Project Work Seminar.
05/2018 - Ju Won and Byoung Uk present three conference papers on (i) Photon Pair Generation, (ii) Incoherent Four Wave Mixing and (iii) Nonlinear characterization of Germanium at SPIE Photonics, Europe. Kelvin presents his work on high gain USRN optical parametric amplifiers at SPIE Photonics, Europe.
04/2018 - George's paper entitled, "Broadband Silicon-On-Insulator directional couplers using a combination of straight and curved waveguide sections," is highlighted as a top 100 Physics paper in Scientific Reports in 2017. Congratulations George!
04/2018 - Kelvin's paper entitled, "All-optical control on a graphene-on-silicon waveguide modulator," Is highlighted as a top 100 Physics paper in Scientific Reports in 2017. Congratulations Kelvin!
04/2018 - Our group publishes an invited review article in Photonics Research Journal entitled, "Nonlinear Optics on Silicon Rich Nitride: A High Nonlinear Figure of Merit CMOS Platform."
04/2018 - Ju Won's paper on Incoherent four wave mixing in USRN waveguides is published in Applied Physics Letters.
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
We are grateful for research support from the following agencies: