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Optical Communications Last Revised: 2023-02-08

The research on optical communication in DOP includes optical interconnection, silicon photonics, thin film filter, integrated optics and integrated optical fiber system. In the near future, the connection between computers and their peripherals will highly rely on optical communication. Therefore, optical interconnect is one of the most important research topics. Moreover, the integrated circuits inside future computers will also utilizes the optical interconnect technology to pass the signal and information. Since integrated circuits are silicon-based components, silicon photonics is also essential. Prof. M. L. Wu in DOP has supervised a company which provides the high speed optical communication system to support international network companies for next generation internet. DOP devotes in using various materials such as silicon, LiNbO3, polymer… etc. to develop traditional waveguide, 45 degree Si mirror coupler, modulators, directional coupler, hollow waveguide… etc. The thin film center lead by Prof. C.C. Lee has the capability on designing and manufacturing various commercial thin film filters. DOP also has the integration technology on optical emission and receiving to be applied in different optical communication systems.

Faculty Involved
Name Position Education Research Interests
Chen, Chii-Chang Distinguished Professor

Docteur, Universite de Franche-Comte

Photonic Crystals, GaN-Based Micro-Optics, Passive Components for Fiber-Optic Communications, Integrated Optics

Chang, Yin-Jung Professor

Ph.D., School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2006

Nanostructured Photonic Physics and Devices, Nanoplasmonics, Electromagnetic Problems in Optics/Photonics, Short-Reach Optical Interconnects, Microwave Engineering, and Antennas

Tai, Chao-Yi Professor

Ph.D. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK

Integrated Optics, Nonlinear Optics, Laser Physics and Ultrafast Phenomena

Wang, Pei-Hsun Associate Professor
Doctor of Philosophy, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
Silicon-based microresonators, frequency combs, ultrafast optics, pulse shaping, optical communication
Tsai, Pin-Ju Assistant Professor
Doctor of Philosophy, Department of physics, National Taiwan University
Quantum optics; Atomic, molecular, and optical physics; Quantum communication
Chang, Jenq-Yang Distinguished Professor

Ph.D. Dept. of Material Sciences and Engineering, MIT.,U.S.A

Solar Cells, Silicon Photonics, Nano/micro Optics, Photorefractive Material, Crystal Growth, Optical Communication, Optical Storage, Bio-Photonics, Solid-State Lighting,  Nonlinear Optics

Research Summary in DOP

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