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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. Chanda, A. Safaei
"Extraordinary dynamically tunable absorption in monolayer graphene"
Provisional US Patent: 62/407,596
Daniel Franklin, Russell Frank, Shin-Tson Wu and Debashis Chanda
"Actively addressed single pixel full-colour plasmonic display"
Nature Communications 8, 15209 (2017).
A. Vazquez-Guardado, A. Smith, W. Wilson, J. Ortega, J.M. Perez, and D. Chanda
"Hybrid cavity-coupled plasmonic biosensors for low concentration, label-free and selective biomolecular detection"
Optics Express 24(22), pp.25785-25796
J. Boroumand, S. Das, A. Vazquez-Guardado, D. Franklin, and D. Chanda
"Unified electromagnetic-electronic device design of light trapping silicon solar cells"
Scientific Reports, 6, 31013
D. Chanda et. al.
"Roadmap on optical metamaterials"
Journal of Optics, 18, pp.093005
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


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