Our work has been featured on the cover of Lab on a Chip's October 7th issue.
Our work has been featured on the cover of Phys. Status Solidi a.
Our work on W-INK has been featured in Nature Photonics.
Lončar group members continued to do well in the PECS Student Poster competition this year with Parag Deotare and Ian Burgess receiving first and third place honors respectively.
Congratualtions to Doctors Thomas Babinec, Parag Deotare, and Qimin Quan: the first graduates of the Lončar group.
Congratualtions to Prof. Lončar and his Teaching Fellow - Abishai Vase - for winning the Levensen Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
If you would like to see Prof. Lončar talk about our Diamond Photonic research: click here watch his talk at the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo.
Take a listen to Prof. Lončar, Jennifer Choy, and Birgit Hausmann talking Diamonds on the Museum of Science Podcast.
Our latest collaboration with the Yacoby, Lukin, and Walsworth labs has produced some interesting results that are well worth a look. Click for details.
Congratulations to Marko Lončar, who was approved for tenure and promotion to full professor!
Natalie Koay and Kevin Raymond have been highlighted in an article in the University of Waterloo, Inside sCo-op for their work in the lab on W-ink.
"Enhanced single-photon emission from a diamond–silver aperture" continues to receive press coverage.
"Enhanced single-photon emission from a diamond–silver aperture" has been published online (Nature Photonics), and has been receiving some press coverage.
Some new W-Ink video and press coverage.
Anna Shneidman has been selected for the 2012 NNIN International Winter School in Science and Engineering on Silicon and III-V Nano Photonics.
Our lab's recent work on "Enhanced single-photon emission from a diamond–silver aperture", published in Nature Photonics, is receiving some press atention.
Parag Deotare recently won the "Best Paper" award at the IEEE Photonics Society Group IV Photonics meeting in London. Click for enlarged images.
For the second month in a row, our lab's work on Photonic crystal disk lasers was among the top 10 most downloaded from Optics Letters.
Our lab's use of nanobeam photonic crystals for bio-sensing has been featured by BioOptics World.
W-ink is all over the scientific press. Click here for complete coverage and awesome video.
Our lab's recently published work on W-Ink is receiving some press coverage. Click for link.
Our lab's work on diamond photonics has been prominently featured in the latest review article on Diamond Photonics and Quantum Optics by Igor Aharonovic published in Nature Photonics.
Our lab's work on diamond photonics has been featured on the cover of the June issue of the IEEE Photonics Society News Letter.
Our lab's work on biosensing has been featured in an article by Mike May in the May issue of BioOptics World. Click this text to go to the article.
Birgit Hausmann's poster on diomand ring resonators won the "Best Poster" award at the Haraeus Diamond Workshop in Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany.
The Harvard Gazette's coverage of Qimin Quan's work that will be featured at URES.
Qimin Quan will be presenting his biosensor work at the prestigious University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium (URES). Click for link.
Photonics Spectra has reported on Yinan Zhang et. al's work with nano-lasers. Click for link.
Tom Babinec won a silver medal at the graduate student competition of the Fall 2010 Materials Research Society Conference! And his work received some kind words...click for link
Congratulations to Parag Deotare who won one of the first place prizes in the poster competition at the PECS-IX conference held in Granada this year. Additionally Murray McCutcheon, Qimin Quan, and Yinan Zhang all had posters present and Ian Frank and Raji Shankar gave talks.
Sindy Tang will be giving an invited talk on optics at liquid-liquid interfaces at the 2011 IEEE Photonics Society Winter Topical Meeting on Optofluidics in Keystone, CO. (January 2011)
Yinan Zhang's paper on InP nanobeam lasers has been reported on by PhysOrg.com. Click for link.
Thomas Babinec will be giving an invited talk on the group's work with diamond nanowire antennas at the Boston Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society on October 14th. Click for link.
Yinan Zhang's paper on InP nanobeam lasers has been published in APL. Click for PDF.
Ian Burgess will be one of two Harvard SEAS students attending the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, click here for SEAS news item.
Murray McCutcheon is giving an invited talk at Photonics North on June 2, 2010, entitled "Photonic crystal nanobeam cavities: low-index materials, reconfigurable optics, and nonlinear frequency conversion."
Qimin Quan et al.'s work on deterministic design of photonic crystal nanobeam cavities has been featured on the cover of APL.
Our group's work with diamond nanowires has been covered in Nature Photonics and the MRS Bulletin.
Ian Frank and Parag Deotare's paper on Programmable photonic crystal nanobeam cavities has been published in Optic's Express.
The March 2010 cover of Nature Nanotechnology is out with the Lončar group’s work featured on the cover.
One postdoctoral position is available in the field of Optomechanics. Interested candidates, with a background in NEMS/MEMS and/or nanophotonics, should contact Professor Lončar directly (email@example.com).
A number of group members will be giving talks at CLEO 2010, see the Conferences page for details.
Prof. Lončar has been named as one of the 118 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows in 2010. Click for more details.
Thomas Babinec et al.'s paper has been selected for the cover of the upcoming Nature Nanotechnology issue. Click for links to the article and press coverage.
Prof. Loncar's comments and views on the future of photonics and its applications are prominently featured in a Nature Photonics review of the IPNRA, NLO & SL 2009 conference in Honolulu this past July. [Nature Photonics Link]
Congratulations to Qimin Quan and Yinan Zhang who were awarded fellowships from the Harvard University Center for the Enviornment.
A number of new papers have been published or posted on arXiv by the group. Click here to check them out.
Thomas Babinec will be speaking about his and other members of the Lončar group's work with nonclassical light emission in diamond nanowires at both the CLEO/IQEC and NDNC conferences in June.
The Lončar group will be giving a number of talks in the upcoming CLEO conference in Baltimore, including an invited talk by Dr. Murray McCutcheon. Details can be found on the "Conferences" page. Additionally a number of new publications have been posted.
Murray McCutcheon, Parag Deotare, and Yinan Zhang all had successful presentations at the PECS VIII conference in Australia this month, including a second place prize for the best poster in the conference for Yinan.
Murray McCutcheon's paper: "Broad-band spectral control of single photon sources using a nonlinear photonic crystal cavity," has been submitted for peer review and has been posted on arXiv: 0903.4706.
Parag Deotare's paper: "High Quality factor photonic crystal nanobeam cavities," has been published in APL.
Yinan Zhang's paper:"Sub-micron diameter micropillar cavities with high Quality factors and ultra-small mode volumes" has been published in Optics Letters.
Ian Burgess' paper "Difference-frequency generation with quantum-limited efficiency in triply-resonant cavities," has been submitted to optics express and can be viewed on arXiv: 0903.3928.
Humeyra Caglayan's paper "Experimental observation of subwavelength localization using metamaterial-based cavities," has been published in Optics Letters.
Parag Deotare's paper: "High Quality factor photonic crystal nanobeam cavities," has been accepted for publication in APL, and can be viewed on arXiv as article 0901.4158 or click for PDF.
Yinan Zhang's paper:"Sub-micron diameter micropillar cavities with high Quality factors and ultra-small mode volumes" has been accepted for publication in optics letters. Click for arXiv.
Prof. Lončar has been awarded a prestigious NSF CAREER grant that will support work in nanoscale opto- mechanical systems. (Click for news item)
Parag Deotare's paper: "High Quality factor photonic crystal nanobeam cavities," has been submitted to APL, and can be viewed on arXiv.
Murray McCutcheon's paper: "Design of a silicon nitride photonic crystal nanocavity with a Quality factor of one million for coupling to a diamond nanocrystal," has been published in Optics Express.
Yinan Zhang's paper: "Ultra-high quality factor optical resonators based on semiconductor nanowires," has been published in Optics Express.
Murray McCutcheon's paper: "Design of an ultrahigh Quality factor silicon nitride photonic crystal nanocavity for coupling to diamond nanocrystals," has been accepted for publication in Optics Express.
Prof. Marko Lončar, Dr. Murray McCutcheon, Parag Deotare and Yinan Zhang will all be giving talks at the SPIE Photonics West conference in January 2009 at the San Jose Convention Center. Click this text for more details.
Mughees Khan, Murray McCutcheon, and Tom Babinec's talks accepted to Materials Research Society (MRS) Boston meeting.
"Observation of Coupled Cavity Structures in Metamaterials " accepted for publication in APL.
Ian Burgess joins the group.
Ian Frank joins the group.