New frontiers in photonic chip technology
Professor Benjamin J. Eggleton, FAA, FTSE, FOSA, FIEEE, FSPIE
Director - The University of Sydney Nano Institute
Co-Director, NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN)
School of Physics, Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS)
University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
The talk will review recent developments in photonic chip technology with emphasis on hybrid photonic integration that is offering new functionalities for radar and sensing applications with high-performance.
Professor Ben Eggleton, Professor of Physics (Sydney University 2003) is Director of the University of Sydney Nano Institute (Sydney Nano) and co-Director of the NSW Smart Sensing Network. He has received $55 million in research funding, was an ARC Laureate Fellow and founding director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS). His ground-breaking research into nanoscale optical waveguides underpins novel applications in telecommunications, quantum technologies and sensing. He has published over 500 journal papers cited over 40,000 times with an h-number of 107 (google scholar). Eggleton is a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, OSA, SPIE and IEEE.