Past Event

Jacob Scheuer: Research Activities in the Nano-Photonics Group at Tel Aviv University

November 4, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
EE Conference Room or ZOOM

In this presentation I will briefly review the research activities in the Nano-Photonics group at Tel-Aviv University. The group is quite diverse and work in the areas of metamaterials/metasurfaces, Integrated optics with soluble materials (polymers, sol-gels, etc.), perovskites light sources, and exceptional points.

In the field of metasurfaces and metamaterials I will present our recent work on metasurfaces based holography, beam monitoring, authentication, laser driven particle accelerators, and hyperbolic metamaterials. In the field of soluble optical materials I will present high-Q (3x106) sol-gel resonators and lasers fabricated by Nano-Imprint Lithography, and perovskite based DFB lasers. Finally, I will present a variety of applications for devices operating at exceptional points – ultra-sensitive sensors, maximally flat filters and impedance matching. 

Jacob Scheuer received the B.Sc. degree in EE and in physics, and the Ph.D. degree in EE from the Technion. He was a Chief Designer with Lambda Crossing—an optical component startup specializing in tunable integrated optical components. In 2003, he joined the Center for the Physics of Information and the Department of Applied Physics at Caltech as a Research Associate. In 2006, he joined the Tel-Aviv University as a faculty member. Currently, he is a full Professor and the chair of the department of Physical Electronics at the School of Electrical Engineering. His research interests are light-matter interactions in the nano-scale, metasurfaces and metamaterials based devices and applications, semiconductor lasers, new photonics materials, and sensing. Prof. Scheuer has authored and co-authored over 180 papers in peer-reviewed journal, several book chapters and filed 12 patents. He is a Fellow of the OSA and the SPIE.

Hosted by: Michal Lipson and Ioannis (John) Kymissis