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UBC Chrostowski Optoelectronics Research Group

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Faculty

Dr. Lukas Chrostowski

Assistant Professor

Microsystems and Nanotechnology Research Group

Fred Kaiser
Building, Room 4039    (Campus Map)
2332 Main Mall, V6T 1Z4

Office: 604-822-8507

Cell: (604) 761-4798

email: lukasc at ece.ubc.ca 

Previously with the UC Berkeley Chang-Hasnain Research Group

University of California, Berkeley.

         
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    Adventures

 

Research Assistants, Post-Docs

Dr. Mark Greenberg

email: markg at ece.ubc.ca 

November 2007-

  • Fabrication of Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers

 

Graduate Students, PhD

Behnam Faraji

from Sharif University, Iran

email: behnamf at ece.ubc.ca 

Started Summer 2005

  • Optical Injection Locking of Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers
  • Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) simulations of sub-wavelength grating devices

Wei Shi

email: weis at ece.ubc.ca 

Started August 2007

  • High-Speed Transistor VCSEL Design

Miguel Guillen Angel Torres

email: miguela at ece.ubc.ca 

Started June 2007

  • Optical MEMS
  • High-Speed Transistor VCSEL Design

 

 

Graduate Students, Masters

 

Sahba Talebi Fard

from Carleton University

  • Governor General's Medal for academic achievement
  • NSERC CGS M Scholarship

email: sahbat at ece.ubc.ca

Started Fall 2006

  • Glucose bio-photonics

Brendan Francis

from Dalhousie University

email: brendanf at ece.ubc.ca

Started Fall 2006

  • High-Speed VCSELs
 

Sunny Yuen (Fall 2005, Engineering Physics project, and Summer 2006, NSERC USRA)

from UBC

email: sunnykhy at interchange.ubc.ca

Started Fall 2006

  • Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) simulations of plasmon nano-photonic devices
  • Bio-photonics

Tania Tasmin (Fall 2006) -- co-supervised with Dr. Nicolas Jaeger

from UBC

email: taniat at ece.ubc.ca

Started Fall 2006

  • Ultrahigh-speed Coupled-Quantum-Well Electrorefraction Modulators

Yiyi Zeng

from Tsinghua, P.R. China

email: yiyiz at ece.ubc.ca

Started Summer 2005

  • Design of high-speed Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers
  • Micro-Optical Mechanical Systems

 

Undergraduate Students

Qing Gu (Summer 2006 and 2007, NSERC USRA)

  • Summer 2007, Summer 2007, 2007-2008
  • Optical Communications using Injection-Locked VCSELs

 

 

Group Alumni

Eric (Jae-Hwan) Kim

BS in ECE at Kyungpook National University in Korea

Engineer in the field of semiconductors at Samsung Electronics

email: erick at ece.ubc.ca  

Summer 2005 - September 2007

Dawn Tan

B. Eng. from University of British Columbia

email: dawnth.tan at gmail.com

05/2005-06/2006

  • Nanofabrication of sub-wavelength grating devices

Tarik Haroon (Winter 2007, ECE 496 Project)

  • Glucose bio-photonics

Ada Au (Undergraduate Electrical Engineering 496 project, Winter 2006)

  • Coherent Optical Communications using Injection-Locked VCSELs

 

Frank Pai (Undergraduate Electrical Engineering 496 project Fall 2005)

  • Characterization of optical thin-films

 

 

Stuart Hadfield (Undergraduate, Fall 2005, Engineering Physics project)

  • Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) simulations of plasmon nano-photonic devices

Dr. Xianong (Shannon) Shen

email: xiaonons at ece.ubc.ca

Started Fall 2005

  • Design of near-UV sub-wavelength grating devices

Chris Ostafew (Summer 2006, NSERC USRA)

  • Measurements of sub-wavelength grating devices

Rahul Krishna Prasad (Summer 2006, NSERC USRA)

  • Measurements of sub-wavelength grating devices

Orion Chan (Winter 2006, Electrical Engineering 496 project)

  • Coherent Optical Communications using Injection-Locked VCSELs