Photonics is the technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and information processing.
- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Rifqi Md Zain (Nano-photonic structures waveguide for DWDM application, Integrated Optics)
- Prof. Dr. Pankaj K. Choudhury (Optical waveguides of different cross- sectional, geometries and/ or materials, Complex mediums, Thin film optical waveguides fabrication and characterization, Optical sensors, Photonic crystals, Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers)
- Assoc. Prof. Dr. P. Susthita Menon (Nanophotonics, Optoelectronics, III-V materials, Optical communications)
- Dr. Dilla Duryha Berhanuddin (Optoelectronics)
- Dr. Abang Annuar Ehsan (Optical communication, Fibre optic and waveguide, Optoelectronics)
- Fabrication and characterization of photonic crystal materials.
- Communication devices based on photonic crystals.
- Nanofibers for medical and biological applications.
- Photonic crystal fiber (PCF) application in non-linear optic.
- Near field interaction and microscopy.
- Photonic Technology
- Fiber ring lasers.
- High power and pulse fiber lasers.
- Photonic amplification in Er- and Yb-doped silica medium.
- Optical metrology and space optics.
- RF over fiber
- Photonic Communications
- Components for next generation public access network.
- Optical code division multiple access (OCDMA) techniques.
- WDM-PON access network.
- Optical network security.