2019 Schawlow-Townes Symposium on Photonics - Poster Presenters

# Name Degree Email Supervisor Thesis subject Poster
1 Jeremy Rioux Honours BSc in Physics jriou047@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd Observing spatial quantum correlations with an electron-multiplying charge coupled device Towards super-resolution amplitude and phase imaging with intensity correlations
2

Zack Dube

Doctorate in Physics zdube034@uottawa.ca Andre Staudte Engineering light for imaging molecular structure and electronic dynamics Spatiotemporal imaging of valence electrons wavepackets
3 Samantha Scarfe Master of Science in Physics sscar007@uottawa.ca Jean-Michel Ménard Optical properties of 2-D materials Exploring graphene in the terahertz regime
4 Boris Braverman Postdoctral Fellow bbraverm@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd Nonclassical states of light, Quantum metrology, spatial modes of light, optical clocks Rapid Generation and Detection of Spatial Modes of Light using an Acousto-Optic Modulator
5 Nicolas Couture Doctorate in Physics Ncout007@uottawa.ca Jean-Michel Ménard Fiber-Assisted THz Technologies Supercontinuum generation in GeO2-doped photonic crystal fiber
6

Prarthana Prakasha

Master of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering pprak090@uottawa.ca Trevor Hall Continuous Tuning of Optoelectronic Oscillator and frequency stabilization. Modelling Optoelectronic Oscillator
7 Gaby Davilus Master of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering gdavi099@uottawa.ca Arnaud Weck Investigation of size effect and grain orientation on void growth in commercially pure titanium Grain orientation effect on the mechanical properties of Titanium
8 Xitong Xie Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering xxie040@uottawa.ca Arnaud Weck Transfer of Laser Machined Micro Scale Patterns on Metallic Materials Via Embossing High speed single step replication of laser engraved diffraction gratings on metals
9 Graham Brown Doctorate in Physics graham.brown@uottawa.ca Paul Corkum Attosecond Response Attosecond Dynamics in Multi-electron Atoms and Molecules
10 Ryan Hogan Doctorate in  Physics rhoga054@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd Nonlinear response of thin films and metasurfaces under Epsilon-Near-Zero conditions Effect of nonlinear response on Surface Lattice Resonance of Split-Ring Resonators
11 Mohammad Karimi Doctorate in Physics mkari094@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd Interaction of Metasurfaces with highly nonlinear substrates Controlling the resonance properties of nano-antennas using an epsilon-near-zero (ENZ) substrate
12 Aidan Baker-Murray Doctorate in  Physics amurray8@tcd.ie Jean-Michel Ménard Graphene for mode-locking ultrafast pulsed lasers Nonlinear Optical Properties of Graphene
13 Maryam Khodami Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering mkhod007@uottawa.ca Pierre Berini Design, fabrication and characterization of optical biosensors based long range surface plasmon waveguides Biosensing using long range surface plasmon waveguide   
14 Kyle Johnston Doctorate in Physics notsnhojelyk@gmail.com Andre Staudte / Paul Corkum Applications of strong-field attosecond technique A simple streak camera for measuring infrared femtosecond waveforms
15 Rasoul Alaee Feodor-Lynen Research Fellow rasoul.alaee@gmail.com Robert Boyd Nanophotonics, plasmonics, metamaterials, and optical manipulation Controlling the spontaneous emission rate in near-zero refractive index materials
16 Duncan England Research Officer duncan.england@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Ben Sussman Quantum Photonics Spectro-temporal multiplexing for enhanced quantum sensing
17

Guilmot Ernotte

Doctorate in Physics gerno013@uottawa.ca Paul Corkum High harmonic generation in condensed matter using strong, mid-infrared laserfields A Real-Space Perspective On High Harmonic Generation In Solids
18 Chang Zhang Master of applied science, mechanical engineering  czhan092@uottawa.ca Raphael St-Gelais Thermal radiation sensing   Thermal radiation sensing using high mechanical Q-factor silicon nitride membranes
19 Shawn Sederberg Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering msederbe@uottawa.ca Paul Corkum Ultrafast optics in integrated nanophotonic devices Tesla-Scale Terahertz Magnetic Impulses
20 Sijyl Fashi Honours Bachelor of Biomedical Science w/ Minor in Biophysics  sfasi079@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd N/A Use of deep learning for denoising of non-linear microscopy images
21

Samuel Lemieux​​​​​​​

Doctorate in  Physics samzlemieux@gmail.com Robert Boyd Applications of Bright Twin Beams in Metrology Spatial Correlation Functions for Arbitrary Pump Profiles in Bright Twin Beams
22 Alan T. K. Godfrey Doctorate in Physics agodfrey@uottawa.ca Paul Corkum Ultrafast Laser Desorption and Microstructuring of Surfaces Multiphoton-Induced Blister Formation in Layered Polymer-Metal Films
23

Rachel Ostic​​​​​​​

Master of Science in Physics rosti049@uottawa.ca Jean-Michel Ménard Single-pulse terahertz time-domain spectroscopy using the dispersive Fourier transform Single-pulse terahertz time-domain spectroscopy using the dispersive Fourier transform

24

Marco Taucer

Postdoctral Fellow Marco.Taucer@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Andre Staudte Solid state high harmonic generation and their application to imaging active electronic circuits A gauge invariant approach to interband and intraband currents

25

Alex Skerjanc Honours BSc in Physics asker094@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd N/A Spatial Mode Sorting With Waveguides
26

Yumeng Mei

Bachelor of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering 14ym18@queensu.ca Arnaud Weck N/A Raman analysis on laser machined silicon
27

Aleksey Korobenko

Bachelor of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering akoroben@uottawa.ca Paul Corkum Efficiency increase of surface harmonics High-harmonic generation in solids driven by counter-propagating pulses
28

Houman Ghorbani

Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering hghor044@uottawa.ca Trevor Hall Design of on-chip spectrometer in C-band  Sub-GHz resolution on-chip micro-spectrometer on silicon nitride platform
29

Tian Wang

Doctorate in Physics Tian.Wang@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Andre Staudte Real-time imaging of electronic structure changes in a chemical reaction Light-induced dissociation dynamics of Br2
30

Peng Peng

Postdoctral Fellow pengpengnrc@gmail.com David Villeneuve Attosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy Symmetry of Molecular Rydberg States Revealed by Attosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy
31

Deepak ​​​​​​​Kallelpalli

Research Associate Deepak.Kallepalli@uottawa.ca Paul Corkum laser desorption and deposition of materials using ultrafast lasers Blister Microstructuring of Materials for Direct Laser Fabrication & Diagnostics
32

Graham Killaire

Doctorate in Physics grive043@uottawa.ca Arnaud Weck Optical properties of laser altered metals Physical and chemical properties of laser machined copper
33

Mitra Rahimian

Doctorate in Physics mrahi095@uottawa.ca Ravi Bhardwaj Laser processing of materials with structured light Designing Complex Nanostructures by Polarization Engineering
34

Md Saad Bin Alam

Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering msaad009@uottawa.ca Ksenia Dolgaleva / Robert Boyd Analysis of Plasmonic Metastructures for Engineered Nonlinear Nanophotonics Hybrid Plasmonic High Q-factor Resonances in a Periodic Metasurface
35 Ahmed Jaber Master of Science in Physics ajabe010@uottawa.ca Jean-Michel Ménard Strong light-matter interactions Plasmonic resonators and THz applications
36

Justin Gagnon

Honours BSc in Physics jgagn126@uottawa.ca Robert Boyd Omnidirectonal phase matching, ENZ materials. Omnidirectional phase matching in integrated zero-index media.
37

Wei Cui

Doctorate in Physics wcui065@uottawa.ca Jean-Michel Ménard THz dynamics of optically induced structure change of polymer Enhanced THz detection efficiency via grating-assisted noncollinear electro-optic sampling
38

Kate Fenwick

Doctorate in Physics katefenwick95@gmail.com Ben Sussman Nonlinear optics, Ultrafast optics applications Configurable ultrafast all-optical Kerr switching in single-mode fibre
39 Mi Yonghao Postdoctral Fellow miyonghao@gmail.com Andre Staudte / Paul Corkum Probe and control of Rydberg wave packets in atoms and molecules Autoionizing Rydberg States of H2 in Strong Laser Fields
40

Mathieu Giroux

Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering mgiro027@uottawa.ca Raphael St-Gelais Near-Field Thermophotolvotaic Systems radiative heat transfer enhancement between parallel surfaces due to near-field effect
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