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Dr. Debashis Chanda

Dr. Debashis Chanda

Assistant Professor, NSTC/CREOL

Nano-Optics Group



407-823-4575 (Office)


CREOL A310, NSTC 417


Awards & Honors

2015 Northrop Grumman National Innovation Award ($100,000)
2015 Editorial board member of Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Reports journal
2015 Executive committee member in The OSA's Optical Fabrication & Testing Technical Group
2013 NSF Summer Institute Fellowship
2012 DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Solar Energy Future Direction Innovation Proposal Award
2011 Natural Science and Engineering Council (NSERC) of Canada post-doctoral Award
2008 Government of Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2007 Conference on Laser Ablation Award
2007 Ontario Science and Technology Award
2007 Ontario Centre of Excellence (OCE) Award
2004 Edward S. Rogers Sr. Scholarship (2004-2006)
2002 Alberta Graduate Scholarship (2002-2004)

Recent Publications

D. Franklin, Y. Chen, A. Vazquez-Guardado, S. Modak, J. Boroumand, D. Xu, S.T. Wu, D. Chanda
"Polarization-independent actively tunable colour generation on imprinted plasmonic surfaces"
Nature Communications 6, 7337
Abraham Vazquez-Guardado, Mason Money, Nathaniel Mckinney, Debashis Chanda
"Multi-spectral infrared spectroscopy for robust plastic identification"
Applied Optics 54(24), pp.7396-7405
D. Chanda
"Functional Optical Metamaterials"
CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium Short Course
Abraham Vázquez-Guardado, Alireza Safaei, Daniel Franklin, Sushrut Modak, Debashis Chanda
"Hybrid Coupling Mechanism in a System Supporting Higher Order Diffraction, Plasmonic and Cavity Resonances"
Physical Review Letters, 113, pp.263902
Sushrut Modak
"Frequency Selective Detection of Infrared Radiation in Uncooled Optical Nano-Antenna Array"
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida, Orlando
L Gao, K Shigeta, A Vazquez-Guardado, CJ Progler, GR Bogart, JA Rogers, and D Chanda
"Nanoimprinting Techniques for Large-Area Three-Dimensional Negative Index Metamaterials with Operation in the Visible and Telecom Bands"
ACS Nano 8(6), pp.5535-5542
Li Gao, Youngmin Kim, Abraham Vazquez-Guardado, Kazuki Shigeta, Steven Hartanto, Daniel Franklin, Christopher J. Progler, Gregory R. Bogart, John A. Rogers, and Debashis Chanda
"Materials Selections and Growth Conditions for Large-Area, Multilayered, Visible Negative Index Metamaterials Formed by Nanotransfer Printing"
Advanced Optical Materials 2(3), pp.256-261
K.J. Yu, L. Gao, J.S.Park, Y.R. Lee, C. J. Cocoran, R. G. Nuzzo, D. Chanda
"Light Trapping in Ultra-thin Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells"
Advanced Energy Materials , 3, pp. 1401-1406, November 2013
Christopher J. Corcoran, Somi Kang, Lanfang Li, Xiaoying Guo, Debashis Chanda, and Ralph G. Nuzzo
"Mechanisms of Enhanced Optical Absorption for Ultrathin Silicon Solar Microcells with an Integrated Nanostructured Backside Reflector"
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5(10), pp.4239-4246
Mi Li Ng, D. Chanda, and P. R. Herman
"Coherent stitching of light in multilayered diffractive optical elements"
Optics Express 20(21), pp.23960-23970


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