Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics

 Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics

Dr. A. R. Muhammad


Research Fellow / Senior Lecturer

Research Area:

  1. Fiber Laser
  2. Fiber Based Optical Sensor
  3. Ultrafast fiber laser
  4. Pulsed Fiber Laser



2019 PhD. (Photonics), University of Malaya (UM)
2015 MSc. (Photonics Engineering), University of Malaya (UM)
2012 BSc. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Malaya (UM)


Research Experiences:

2020 – 2020 Postdoctoral Researcher, Advanced Institute of Materials Science, Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU), Vietnam

2012 – 2017 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Malaya (UM)

Reviewer for Optics & Laser Technology (Elsevier), Infrared Physics and Technology (Elsevier), Indian Journal of Physics (Springer), Microwave Optical Technology Letter (Wiley)


Selected Publication:

  1. Muhammad, A. R., Markom, A. M., Harun, S. W., Jusoh, Z., & Yupapin, P. Ultrashort pulse laser at 1564.3 nm wavelength with E-beam deposited copper nanoparticles saturable absorber. Optics & Laser Technology, (2021) 136, 106791. (WOS-Q1)
  2. Muhammad, A. R., Jafry, A. A. A., Markom, A. M., Rosol, A. H. A., Harun, S. W., & Yupapin, P. Q-Switched YDFL generation by a MAX phase saturable absorber. Applied Optics, (2020). 59(18), 5408-5414. (WOS-Q3)
  3. Muhammad, A. R., Zakaria, R., Wang, P., Ahmad, M. T., Rahim, H. R. A., Arof, H., & Harun, S. W. Q-switched fiber laser operating at 1 μm region with electron beam deposited titanium nanoparticles. Optics & Laser Technology, (2019). 120, 105702. (WOS-Q1)
  4. Muhammad, A. R., Ahmad, M. T., Zakaria, R., Yupapin, P. P., Harun, S. W., & Yasin, M. Mode-locked thulium doped fibre laser with copper thin film saturable absorber. Journal of Modern Optics, (2019). 66(13), 1381-1385. (WOS-Q3)
  5. Muhammad, A. R., Zakaria, R., Ahmad, M. T., Wang, P., & Harun, S. W. Pure gold saturable absorber for generating Q-switching pulses at 2 µm in thulium-doped fiber laser cavity. Optical Fiber Technology, (2019). 50, 23-30. (WOS-Q2)
  6. Muhammad, A. R., Haris, H., Arof, H., Tan, S. J., Ahmad, M. T., & Harun, S. W. All-fibre Q-switching YDFL operation with bismuth-doped fibre as saturable absorber. Journal of Modern Optics, (2018). 65(8), 946-950. (WOS-Q3)
  7. Haris, H., Harun, S. W., Muhammad, A. R., Anyi, C. L., Tan, S. J., Ahmad, F., … & Arof, H. Passively Q-switched Erbium-doped and Ytterbium-doped fibre lasers with topological insulator bismuth selenide (Bi2Se3) as saturable absorber. Optics & Laser Technology, (2017). 88, 121-127. (WOS-Q1)
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