We are excited to announce that our new paper Guided-acoustic stimulated Brillouin scattering in silicon nitride photonic circuits has been published in Science Advances.
In this work, we use the symmetric double-stripe silicon nitride waveguide from LioniX to guide both the photon and phonon, showing the possibility to integrate stimulated Brillouin scattering in large circuits. This breakthrough will potentially be integrated with other emerging technologies such as tunable lasers, frequency combs, and programmable photonic circuits, and giving them a part in the future development of fields ranging from telecommunications to quantum computing.
This publication is a great achievement for Roel, and of course, also for the whole team. Congrats all!
Recently, David has been appointed as a full professor of the brand-new chair Nonlinear Nanophotonics (NLNP). From now on, the NLNP will run as an independent research group at the University of Twente.
We are excited that Steven’s paper has been selected for an oral presentation at ECOC 2022, Basel, Switzerland. The paper is titled, “Integrated Microwave Photonic Phase Shifter with Ultrahigh Dynamic Range”.
Our group, as a partner for the RMIT University in Australia, recently get the Discovery project 2022 funded by Australian Research Council (ARC).
This project will focus on developing new microwave photonic systems based on acousto-electric phonon-amplified SBS. The official announcement of this project at the ARC website can be found in this link.
Gaojian won the best student paper award at the 2021 IEEE Microwave Photonics conference. In his paper he reported world-record high dynamic range for an integrated microwave photonic system. Congratulations Gaojian!
Recently we received a piece of good news that David was elected as a Fellow of the Optica society (formerly OSA)! David brought cakes and celebrated with the whole group. Congratulations David, we are so proud of you!
David has been awarded the START-UP grant of 800,000 Euros by the science division of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The START-UP programme is intended for newly appointed faculties working in the field of physics and chemistry.
The 4-year project will focus on new ways of controlling gigahertz phonons using integrated photonics. There will be several open PhD and postdoc positions in this project, so if you’re interested please contact David.
The official announcement of the grant in at the NWO website can be found in this link.