On August 6th, Roland Adelerhof defended his MSc thesis titled Numerical Investigation of Surface Acoustic Waves in a Silica Ridge Waveguide for Optical Modulation under the supervision of Radius.
Roland presented in a hybrid in-person and online defense. After the defense he received a present from the whole group. Congrats Roland!
We recently have three very successful student graduations!
First, on January 28th Thomas Zeinstra defended his BSc thesis titled Programmable Microring Resonator with Double Injection in Silicon Nitride, under the supervision of Okky.
On February 1st, Pieter van Essen defended his BSc thesis titled Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Silicon Nitride using a Racetrack Resonator under the supervision of Yvan.
Finally, on February 12th Max Kiewit defended his MSc thesis titled Integrated Brillouin Lasing in Cascaded Double Ring Resonators under the supervision of Roel.
After the online defense all three students received presents from the whole group. Don’t finish them in one go guys! 🙂
After a grueling online defense, Xin Guo has successfully defended his Master thesis titled “Universal Microwave Photonic Modulation Transformer”. After the defense, Okky (his daily supervisor) presented Xin with a gift from the group. Next stop for Xin: a PhD in the prestigious Photonics Research Group at Ghent University. Good luck Xin!
Bjorn Jongebloed has successfully defended his Bachelor thesis titled “Characterization of Linearity and Noise in Fiber-based Brillouin Amplifiers”. After the defense, Bjorn was presented a gift of a selection of craft beers from the group. Congrats Bjorn!