March, 2015

  • Monolayer semiconductor nanocavity lasers with ultralow thresholds published in Nature.

February, 2015

  • Undergraduate student Derek Tokutake Hsu will work with us for the winter quarter.
  • Graduate student Alan Zhan joined our group.

January, 2015

  • Arka is awarded the 2015 AFOSR-Young Investigator Award (Porgram Manager: Gernot S. Pomrenke). Thanks Gernot!! Here is the article on this from UW. The actual news release is here.
  • "Simulations of Silicon-on-insulator Channel-waveguide Electro-optical 2 x 2 Switches and 1 x 1 Modulators Using a Ge2Sb2Te5 Self-holding Layer" published in IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology.
  • "Electro-optical switching at 1550 nm using a two-state GeSe phase-change layer" is published in Optics Express.
  • "Electro-optical 1 x 2, 1 x N and N x N fiber-optic and free-space switching over 1.55 to 3.0 micron using a Ge-Ge2Sb2Te5-Ge prism structure" is published in Optics Express.

October, 2014

  • Arka gave an invited talk in Frontiers in Optics in Tucson, AZ.

September, 2014

  • Arka gave UW-EE research colloquium for Fall, 2014.
  • Chris officially joined Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab.

August, 2014

  • Arka received NSF-EFRI grant as a co-PI for 2D material research.
  • Taylor officially joined Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab.
  • "Nonclassical higher-order photon correlations with a quantum dot strongly coupled to a photonic-crystal nanocavity" is published in Phys. Rev. A.
  • Arka officially joined University of Washington, Seattle.