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Dr. Debashis Chanda

Dr. Debashis Chanda

Associate Professor, NSTC/CREOL

Nano-Optics Group



407-823-4575 (Office)


CREOL A310, NSTC 417


Awards & Honors

2018 Reach for the Stars Award
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

Abraham Vazquez-Guardado
"Cavity-Coupled Plasmonic Systems for Enhanced LIght-Matter Interactions"
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
A. Vázquez-Guardado and D. Chanda.
"Superchiral Light Generation on Degenerate Achiral Surfaces"
Physical Review Letters. 120(13): 137601
L. Lu, P. Gutruf, L. Xia, D. L. Bhatti, X. Wang, A. Vázquez-Guardado, N. Xin, X. Shen, T. Sang, R. Ma, G. Pakeltis, G. Sobczak, H. Zhang, D-O. Seo, M. Xue, L. Yin, D. Chanda, X. Sheng, M. R. Bruchas, J. A. Rogers
"Wireless optoelectronic photometers for monitoring neuronal dynamics in the deep brain"
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 115(7), pp. E1374-E1383
Z. He, Y. H. Lee, F. Gou, D. Franklin, D. Chanda, and S.T. Wu
"Polarization-independent phase modulators enabled by two-photon polymerization"
Optics Express 25(26), 33688-33694
Y.H. Lee, D. Franklin, F.W. Gou, G.G. Liu, F.L. Peng, D. Chanda, and S.T. Wu
"Two-photon polymerization enabled multi-layer liquid crystal phase modulator"
Scientific Reports, 7, 16260
A. Safaei, S. Chandra, A. Vazquez-Guardado, J. Calderon, D. Franklin, L. Tetard, L. Zhai, M.N. Leuenberger, and D. Chanda
"Dynamically tunable extraordinary light absorption in monolayer graphene"
Physical Review B, 96(16), 165431
D. Chanda, and A. Safaei
"Extraordinary dynamically tunable absorption in monolayer graphene"
Provisional US Patent: 62/407,596
D. Franklin, R. Frank, S.T. Wu, and D. Chanda
"Actively addressed single pixel full-colour plasmonic display"
Nature Communications, 8, 15209
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


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