Lecture: Frontiers in nonlinear nanophotonic circuits

Speaker:
Prof. Benjamin Eggleton, The University of Sydney Nano Institute, Sydney, Australia

Time:
Friday, 28 June 2019, 14:00

Place:
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
Location details



Abstract:
My talk will review recent progress in nonlinear integrated circuits for signal processing, highlighting fundamental studies of topological protection of quantum states, soliton dynamics in on-chip Bragg grating and Brilllouin-based microwave photonic devices.

 Biography:
Professor Benjamin Eggleton is the Director of The University of Sydney Nano Institute. He also currently serves as co-Director of the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN). Eggleton was the founding Director of the Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS) at the University of Sydney and served as Director from 2009-2018. He was previously an ARC Laureate Fellow and an ARC Federation Fellow twice and was founding Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) from 2003-2017. Eggleton is the author or coauthor of more than 490 journal publications, including Science, Nature Photonics, Nature Physics, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters and Optica and over 200 invited presentations. His journal papers have been cited 21,000 times according to webofscience with an h-number of 69 (92 in google scholar). Eggleton is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), the Optical Society of America, IEEE Photonics and SPIE. He is Editor-in-Chief of APL Photonics.

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