Group Members

front: Krystal, Gauri, Ara, Mengjie, Chaitali
back: Alex, Yoshi, Jared, Alessandro, Chaitanya, Jae, Alexander, Prathamesh, Xiaohui, Adrea

Principal Investigator

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Research: Ultrafast nonlinear optics, all-optical processing, the development and application of photonic crystal fibers, nanophotonics, and quantum effects in nonlinear optics.

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Research Scientist

Yoshi Okawachi

OSA Ambassador
Research: Chip-based optical frequency comb generation, coherent optical computing, spectroscopy, and all-optical signal processing.

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Alessandro Farsi

APAM
Research: Silicon time-lens-based all-optical signal processing. Quantum effects in nonlinear optics.

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APAM
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Mehdi Jadidi

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Ph.D. Students

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APAM
Research: Nonlinear photonics in the mid-infrared regime.
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Chaitanya Joshi

APAM
Research: Stabilization of on-chip frequency combs, frequency comb spectroscopy.
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Gauri Patwardhan

APAM
Research: Nonlinear optics, stimulated Raman scattering in photonic band gap fibers, self-focusing in gases.
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Chaitali Joshi

APAM
Research: Quantum nonlinear optics with single photons.

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APAM
Research: Optical quantum systems and their applications for information processing.

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Bok Young Kim

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Cecilia Chen

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Masters Students

AraAra Phuong Nguyen

APAM
Research: Microresonator-based frequency combs.

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Former Group Members

Former Graduate Students

Adrea Johnson

Ultrabroad spectral generation in silicon nitride waveguides

Prathamesh Donvalkar

Novel parametric processes for quantum information processing using rubidium vapor based photonic platforms

Alessandro Farsi

Coherent manipulation of light in the classical and quantum regimes via four-wave mixing Bragg scattering

Y. Henry Wen

Novel nonlinear interactions and synchronization dynamics in micro-resonators

Ryan Lau

Nonlinear optical phenomena in silicon nanowaveguides for the mid-infrared wavelength region

Sam Schrauth

The dependence on initial beam conditions of the propagation of ultrashort laser pulses

Kasturi Saha

Nonlinear optics in nanophotonic structures

Vivek Venkataraman

Few-photon nonlinear optics in photonic bandgap fibers

Daniel Broaddus

Optical devices and systems in highly nonlinear materials and geometries

Amar Bhagwat

Low-light-level nonlinear optics with rubidum atoms in hollow-core photonic band- gap fibers

Christopher Hensley

Intense laser-gas interactions in hollow-core photonic band-gap fibers

Luat Vuong

Collapse of optical vortices and sequential filamentation

Imad Agha

Nonlinear optics in high-Q silica microspheres

Yoshitomo Okawachi

Slow light and tunable optical delays

Mark Foster

Nonlinear optics in photonic nanowires

Taylor Grow

Spatial collapse dynamics of optical beams in Kerr media

Saikat Ghosh

Quantum and nonlinear optical interactions in photonic crystal fibers

Dimitre Ouzounov

Dispersive and nonlinear propagation of ultrashort pulses in microstructured and hollow-core photonic band-gap fibers

Kevin Moll

Influence of nonlinear optical effects on the spatial dynamics of intense laser beams

Doug Homoelle

Femtosecond nonlinear optical phenomena in bulk solids and gas-filled hollow waveguides

Stephen Wielandy

Controlling the optical properties of an atomic vapor

Mary Lanzerotti

Phase conjugation of nonclassical fields and weak optical signals

Robert Schirmer

Field propagation and noise generation in nonlinear dispersive media

Jinendra Ranka

Nonlinear dynamics of the propagation of ultrashort pulses

Former Postdocs

Xiaohui Gao
Sven Ramelow
Stéphane Clemmen
Michael Lamont
Moti Fridman
Bonggu Shim
Pablo Londero
Mark Foster
Onur Kuzucu
Reza Salem
Aaron Slepkov
Amiel Ishaaya
Jay Sharping
Alexander Streltsov