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Dr.  Patrick L. LiKamWa

Dr. Patrick L. LiKamWa

Professor of Optics & Photonics, ECE

Multiple Quantum Wells

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Patrick LiKamWa received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, in England, and is Professor of Optics and Photonics with a joint secondary appointment with the Dept. of  Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCF. He is currently pursuing research on the design, fabrication and testing of novel optoelectronic devices using III-V multi-quantum well semiconductors, and the integration of high-speed optical and optoelectronic devices to form monolithic and hybrid integrated optical circuits for high speed optical networks and optical sensing applications.

Awards & Honors

2017 Promoted to the rank of Professor
2016 Faculty Senate Service Award
2012 Teaching Incentive Program
1998 Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award 1998/99

Recent Publications

W. Hayenga, M. Parto, H. Hodaei, P. LiKamWa, D. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Coupled Metallic Nanolaser Arrays"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, paper FTu3H.7
P. Aleahmad, M. Khajavikhan, D. N. Christodoulides, P. Likamwa
"Integrated multi-port circulators for unidirectional optical information transport"
Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 2129
W. E. Hayenga, H. Garcia-Garcia, H. Hodaei, C. Reimer, R. Morandotti, P.L. LiKamWa, and M. Khajavikhan
"Second-order coherence properties of metallic nanolasers"
Optica 3(11), pp.1187-1193
H. Wen, Y. Alahmadi, P.L. LiKamWa, C. Xia, C. Carboni, and G.F. Li
"Four-mode semiconductor optical amplifier"
Applied Photonics 1(7), 070801, Invited Article
P. Aleahmad, M. Khajavikhan, D.N. Christodoulides, P.L. LiKamWa
"Garnet-free optical circulators monolithically integrated on spatially modified III-V quantum wells"
P. Aleahmad, M. Khajavikhan, P.L. Likamwa, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Monolithically integrated unidirectional circulators utilizing non-hermiticity and nonlinearity on InP"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper FW1A.5
W. Hayenga, H. Garcia-Garcia, H. Hodaei, P.L. LiKamWa, and M. Khajavikhan
"Second-order coherence measurement of a metallic coaxial nanolaser"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, June, paper FTh1B.7
P. Aleahmad, T. Tabbakh, D.N. Christodoulides, and P.L. LiKamWa
"Controllable red and blue bandgap energy shifted LEDs and modulators on InGaAsP quantum well platform"
SPIE 9750, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XX, 97500N
H. Wen, Y. Alahmadi, P.L. LiKamwa, C. Xia, C. Carboni, G.F. Li
"Four-mode semiconductor optical amplifier"
SPIE 9774, Next-Generation Optical Communication: Components, Sub-Systems, and Systems V, 977406, Invited
P. Aleahmad, S. Bakhshi, D.N. Christodoulides, P. LiKamWa
"Controllable red and blue shifting of InGaAsP quantum well bandgap energy for photonic device integration"
Materials Research Express, 2(8), pp.086302


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