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Ashutosh Rao

CREOL Alum: Ashutosh Rao

Education
2018 PhD in Optics, advisor: Sasan Fathpour
2013 BS in Engineering Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Employment
2018 - 2018: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2013 - 2018: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Publications
2018
A. Honardoost, G. F. Camacho Gonzalez, S. Khan, M. Malinowski, A. Rao, J. -E. Tremblay, A. Yadav, K. Richardson, M. C. Wu, and S. Fathpour
"Cascaded Integration of Optical Waveguides with Third-Order Nonlinearity With Lithium Niobate Waveguides on Silicon Substrates"
IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 10, p. 4500909, June 2018.
2018
A. Rao and S. Fathpour
"Compact Lithium Niobate Electrooptic Modulators"
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics,vol. 24, p. 3400114, July 2018 (INVITED).
2018
A. Rao and S. Fathpour
"Heterogeneous Thin-Film Lithium Niobate Integrated Photonics for Electrooptics and Nonlinear Optics"
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 24, p. 8200912, November 2018 (INVITED).
2018
A. Honardoost, R. Safian, A. Rao, and S. Fathpour
"High-Speed Modeling of Ultracompact Electrooptic Modulators"
Journal of Lightwave Technology, 36(24), pp. 5893–5902
2018
S. Khan, M. Malinowski, J.-E. Tremblay, A. Rao, G. Camacho-Gonzalez, R. Bustos Ramirez, M. Plascak, K. Richardson, P. Delfyett, M. Wu, and S. Fathpour
"Integrated Thin-film Lithium-Niobate Waveguides on Silicon for Second-Harmonic Generation Pumped at 1875 nm"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO 2018), San Jose, CA, May 2018.
2018
A. Rao, N. Nader, T. Gerrits, M. Stevens, O. Magana Loaiza, G. Camacho-Gonzalez, J. Chiles, A. Honardoost, M. Malinowski, R. Mirin, and S. Fathpour
"Photon Pair Generation on a Silicon Chip Using Nanophotonic Periodically-Poled Lithium Niobate Waveguides"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO 2018), San Jose, CA, May 2018.
2018
A. Rao, T. Sjaardema, G. Camacho-Gonzalez, A. Honardoost, M. Malinowski, K. Schepler, S. Fathpour,
"Random Quasi-Phase-Matching on a Nanophotonic Heterogeneous Silicon Chip"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO 2018), San Jose, CA, May 2018.
2018
A. Rao and S. Fathpour
"Second-Harmonic Generation in Integrated Photonics on Silicon"
Physica Status Solidi A, vol. 215, p. 1700684, February 2018 (INVITED).
2018
A. Rao, N. Nader, T. Gerrits, M. Stevens, O. Magana Loaiza, G. Camacho-Gonzalez, J. Chiles, A. Honardoost, M. Malinowski, R. Mirin, and S. Fathpour
"Spectral Resolution of Second-Order Coherence of Broadband Biphotons"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO 2018), San Jose, CA, May 2018.
2018
Ashutosh Rao
"Thin-Film Lithium Niobate Photonics for Electro-Optics, Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Optics on Silicon"
A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida Orlando
2017
M. Malinowski, J.-E. Tremblay, G. F. C. Gonzalez, A. Rao, S. Khan, A. Yadav, K. A. Richardson, P. J. Delfyett, M. C. Wu and S. Fathpour
"Amplified Octave-spanning Supercontinuum Chalcogenide Waveguides for Second-harmonic Generation"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL
2017
J. Chiles, T. Sjaardema, A. Rao, and S. Fathpour
"Damascene-Patterned Optical Anisotropy in Integrated Photonics"
Optics Express, vol. 25, pp. 33664–33675, December 2017.
2017
A. Rao, A. Patil, M. Malinowski, J. Chiles, S. Khan, A. Honardoost, S. Toroghi, G. F. Camacho-Gonzalez, P. Rabiei, and S. Fathpour
"Electro-optic and second-order nonlinear effects in thin film lithium niobate on silicon"
IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals Meeting Series 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico (invited)
2017
S. Fathpour, A. Rao, J. Chiles, S. Khan, P. Rabiei, S. Toroghi, M. Malinowski, A. Honardoost, and G.F. Camacho-Gonzalez
"Heterogeneous integration of lithium niobate on silicon substrates for electrooptic modulation and second-harmonic generation"
European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, May Invited
2017
A. Honardoost, A. Rao, and S. Fathpour
"High-speed modeling of thin-film lithium-niobate-on-silicon electrooptic modulators"
IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals Meeting Series 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 2017.
2017
A. Honardoost, A. Rao, and S. Fathpour
"High-speed modeling of thin-film lithium-niobate-on-silicon electrooptic modulators"
IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM)
2017
J. Chiles, T. Sjaardema, A. Rao, and S. Fathpour
"Integrated Polarization Beam-Splitter with 116 THz Bandwidth via Topographically Anisotropic Photonics"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California
2017
T. Sjaardema, J. Chiles, A. Rao, and S. Fathpour
"Integrated polarization-selective microring resonators and beam taps via topographically anisotropic photonics"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL
2017
M. Malinowski, A. Rao, P. J. Delfyett, and S. Fathpour
"Optical Frequency Comb Generation by Pulsed Pumping"
APL Photonics, vol. 2, p. 066101, May 2017.
2017
A. Rao, J. Chiles, S. Khan, S. Toroghi, M. Malinowski, G. F. Camacho-Gonzalez, and S. Fathpour
"Second-Harmonic Generation in Single-Mode Integrated Waveguides Based on Mode-Shape Modulation"
Applied Physics Letters, vol. 110, p. 111109, March 2017.
2017
A. Rao, A. Patil, P. Rabiei, A. Honardoost, R. DeSalvo, A. Paolella, and S. Fathpour
"Thin-film lithium niobate on silicon Mach-Zehnder electrooptic modulators up to 50 GHz"
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC)
2016
A. Rao, A. Patil, P. Rabiei, R. DeSalvo, A. Paolella, and S. Fathpour
"Analog Performance of Compact Lithium Niobate Optical Modulators on Silicon"
IEEE Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference (AVFOP), Long Beach, CA, November 2016.
2016
J. Chiles, S. Toroghi, A. Rao, M. Malinowski, G. F. Camacho-Gonzalez, and S. Fathpour
"Experimental Demonstration of Poling-Free and Non-Resonant Second-Harmonic Generation in Single-Mode Integrated Waveguides"
OSA Frontiers in Optics Conference, paper FF2B.3 Rochester, NY, October 2016 (POSTDEADLINE).
2016
S. Fathpour, A. Rao, P. Rabiei, A. Patil, R. DeSalvo, A. Paolella, J. Chiles, and M. Malinowski
"Heterogeneous Integration of Compact Lithium Niobate Microring and Mach-Zehnder Modulator on Silicon"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Waikoloa, HI, October 2016 (INVITED).
2016
S. Fathpour, A. Rao, P. Rabiei, A. Patil, R. DeSalvo, A. Paolella, J. Chiles, and M. Malinowski
"Heterogeneous Lithium Niobate Microring and Modulator Integration on Silicon"
IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Long Beach, CA, October 2016 (INVITED).
2016
A. Rao, A. Patil, P. Rabiei, A. Honardoost, R. DeSalvo, A. Paolella, and S. Fathpour
"High-Performance and Linear Thin-Film Lithium Niobate Mach–Zehnder Modulators on Silicon up to 50 GHz"
Optics Letters, vol. 41, pp. 5700–5703, December 2016.
2016
A. Rao, A. Patil, P. Rabiei, R. DeSalvo, A. Paolella, and S. Fathpour
"Lithium Niobate Modulators on Silicon beyond 20 GHz"
IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference (OI), San Diego, CA, May 2016.
2016
A. Rao, M. Malinowski, A. Honardoost, J. R. Talukder, P. Rabiei, P. J. Delfyett, and S. Fathpour
"Second-Harmonic Generation in Periodically-Poled Thin Film Lithium Niobate on Silicon"
Frontiers in Optics Conference, paper FTh5G.7, Rochester, NY, October 2016.
2016
A. Rao, M. Malinowski, A. Honardoost, J. R. Talukder, P. Rabiei, P. J. Delfyett, and S. Fathpour
"Second-Harmonic Generation in Periodically-Poled Thin Film Lithium Niobate Wafer-Bonded on Silicon"
Optics Express, vol. 24, pp. 29941, December 2016.
2016
M. Malinowski, A. Rao, P.J. Delfyett, and S. Fathpour
"Synchronously-pumped microring resonator for efficient optical comb generation"
CLEO, San Jose, CA, paper JTu5A.50, June 2016.
2016
M. Malinowski, A. Rao, P.J. Delfyett, and S. Fathpour
"Synchronously-pumped microring resonator for efficient optical comb generation"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
2015
J. Chiles, M. Malinowski, A. Rao, S. Novak, K.A. Richardson, S. Fathpour
"Extremely Low-Loss Chalcogenide Photonics Devices with Chlorine-Based Plasma Etching"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO 2015), San Jose, CA, May 2015.
2015
S. Fathpour, A. Rao, P. Rabiei, A. Patil, S. Novak, K.A. Richardson, J. Chiles, M. Malinowski
"Heterogeneous Lithium Niobate Photonics on Silicon Substrates"
European Materials Search Society (EMRS) Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland, September 2015 (INVITED).
2015
A. Rao, A. Patil, J. Chiles, M. Malinowski, S. Novak, K.A. Richardson, P. Rabiei, S. Fathpour
"Heterogeneous Microring and Mach-Zehnder Lithium Niobate Electro-Optical Modulators on Silicon"
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (IEEE/OSA CLEO 2015), San Jose, CA, May 2015.
2015
A. Rao, A. Pail, J. Chiles, M. Malinowski, S. Novak, K. A. Richardson, P. Rabiei, and S. Fathpour
"Heterogeneous Microring and Mach-Zehnder Modulators Based on Lithium Niobate and Chalcogenide Glasses on Silicon"
Optics Express, vol. 23, p. 22746-22752, August 2015.
2015
P. Rabiei, A. Rao, A. Patil, J. Chiles, and S. Fathpour
"Lithium Niobate Compact Photonic Devices on Silicon Substrates"
OSA Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon, and Nano-Photonics, Boston, MA, June-July 2015.
2015
J. Chiles, M. Malinowski, A. Rao, S. Novak, K. A. Richardson, and S. Fathpour
"Low-loss, Submicron Chalcogenide Integrated Photonics with Chlorine Plasma Etching"
Applied Physics Letters, vol. 106, p. 111110, March 2015.
2014
P. Rabiei, A. Rao, J. Ma, S. Khan, J. Chiles, and S. Fathpour
"Low-Loss and High Index-Contrast Tantalum Pentoxide Microring Resonators and Grating Couplers on Silicon Substrates"
Optics Letters, vol. 39, pp. 5379-5382, September 2014.
2013
A. Rao, G.Mukhopadhyay
"Gate Leakage in Hafnium Oxide High-k Metal Gate nMOSFETs"
2nd International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE 2013),19-21 December, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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