Optoelectronics, photonics and lasers

Latest Innovations

Multiplexed High Energy Lasers

Dr. Eden from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has invented a new type of laser capable of creating thousands of near-perfect beams and combining them into...

Silicon Based Gradient Refractive Index Optical Elements

Dr. Paul Braun from the University of IL has developed a novel method for forming tunable gradient refractive index optical elements. He has achieved very high changes in...

MacEtch for Ge and β-Ga2O3

Dr. Li from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed Metal assisted Etching (MacEtch) to fabricate structure and texture on Ge and β-Ga2O3EtThe...

Nanophotonic non-reciprocal circuit

Dr. Gaurav Bahl from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a nanophotonic non-reciprocal circuit. The invention...

Flat panel display with increased clarity

Dr. Paul Braun from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a new design architecture for backlit LCDs....

Volumetric Optical Integrated Circuit Elements (V.O.I.C.E.)

The fabrication of mulitple plans of interconnected passive photonic devices with the volume of a silicon wafer. This fabrication technique uses porous silicon as a...

Low Quantum Defect Fiber Lasers via Yb-Doped  Multicomponent Fluorosilicate Optical Fiber

Dr. Dragic from the University of IL has developed a low-quantum defect fiber-based laser. This invention assists with the management of...

Scalable and Cost-effective Method to Fabricate Quantum Dot Films

Dr. Seok Kim and Dr. Moonsub Shim from the University of Illinois have developed dry means to pattern QD films over large areas with high resolution while maintaining...

Device for the Combination of Semiconductor Processes

Professor Gary Eden from the University of Illinois has developed a device that leverages the recent development of efficient, flat vacuum ultraviolet/ultraviolet lamps to...

High Speed Single-Mode VCSELS

Dr. Milton Feng, from the University of Illinois, has developed single mode Oxide-VCSELs that are able to transmit data signals over longer distances, at higher speeds...