Laboratory installs new Coherent OPO

The laboratory received and installed the new Coherent Optical Parametric Oscillator system, to accompany the Coherent Chameleon laser. The new OPO uses a fan-poled PPLN crystal to produce tunable signal…

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Yiğit Aytac joins the group

Welcome to Yiğit Aytac, who joins the group as a postdoctoral research associate. Yiğit recently completed his PhD degree in Physics from the University of Iowa, where he used nonlinear…

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Shanshan Li defends Ph.D. Thesis

Congratulations to Shanshan Li, who successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Silicon Based Terahertz Waveguides”. Shanshan’s research has been featured in Optics Express, Nature Nanotechnology, New Journal of Physics, IEEE…

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Rafael Setra Named 2014 Goldwater Scholar

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has named Rafel Setra (2015) one of their 2014 scholars. Established by congress in 1986, the scholarship program is intended to "provide…

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