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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

A. Safaei, S. Modak, A. Vazquez-Guardado, D. Franklin, and D. Chanda
"Cavity-induced hybrid plasmon excitation for perfect infrared absorption"
Optics Letters, 43(24), pp. 6001-6004
A. Safaei, S. Modak, J. Lee, S. Chandra, D. Franklin, A. Vazquez-Guardado, and D. Chanda
"Multi-spectral frequency selective mid-infrared microbolometers"
Optics Express, 26(25), pp. 32931-32940
S. Bakhshi, N. Zin, H. Ali, M. Wilson, D. Chanda, K. O. Davis, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Simple and versatile UV-ozone oxide for silicon solar cell applications"
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 185, pp. 505–510
ZQ. He, YH. Lee, R. Chen, D. Chanda, and ST. Wu
"Switchable Pancharatnam-Berry microlens array with nano-imprinted liquid crystal alignment"
Optics Letters, 43(20), pp. 5062-5065
Z. He, Y. Lee, D. Chanda, and S. Wu
"Adaptive liquid crystal microlens array enabled by two-photon polymerization"
Optics Express, 26(16), pp. 21184-21193
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, Zijian Yang, K. Meacham, C. Cvetkovic, E. A. Corbin, A. Vázquez-Guardado, M. Xue, Lan Yin, J. Boroumand, G. Pakeltis, T. Sang, K J Yu, D. Chanda, R. Bashir, R. W. Gereau, X. Sheng, J. A. Rogers.
"Biodegradable monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic microcells as power supplies for transient biomedical implants"
Advanced Energy Materials, 8(16) 1703035
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


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