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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

2018 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award
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

Yuanhang Zhang, Mohammed A. Al-Mumin, Huiyuan Liu, Chi Xu, Lin Zhang, Patrick LiKamWa and Guifang Li
"Integrated Power Splitters for Mode-Multiplexed Signals"
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (pp. JW2A-46). Optical Society of America.
T Tabbakh, and P LiKamWa
"Liquid sensor based on optical surface plasmon resonance in a dielectric waveguide"
Micro-and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications X 10639, 106392P
T. Tabbakh, P. Likamwa
"Tunable laser diode using selectively intermixed InGaAsP multiple quantum wells"
Optical Engineering, 57(5). 056107
Yousef Alahmadi and Patrick LiKam Wa
"Laser diodes using InAlGaAs multiple quantum wells intermixed to varying extent"
Proceedings Volume 10553, Novel In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers XVII; 1055307, SPIE OPTO, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Thamer Tabbakh and Patrick LiKamWa
"Tunable laser diode using partially intermixed InGaAsP multiple quantum well"
Proceedings Volume 10519, Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XXIII; 105190H
D.N. Christodoulides, P.L. Likamwa, P. Aleahmad, and R. El-Ganainy
"Integrated optical circulator apparatus, method, and applications"
App. #: 15/627964
A.U. Hassan, G.L. Galmiche, G. Harari, P.L. Likamwa, M. Khajavikhan, M Segev, and D.N. Christodoulides
"Chiral state conversion without encircling an exceptional point"
Physical Review A, 96(5), 052129
Chi Xu, Mercedeh Khajavikhan and Patrick LiKamWa
"A silicon nitride grating coupler for efficent coupling bewteen waveguide and fiber"
2017 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC)
T. Tabbakh and P.L. LiKamWa
"Blue and red shifted, partially intermixed ingaasp quantum well semiconductor laser diodes"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL, 113-114
W. Hayenga , M. Parto, H. Garcia-Gracia E. Sanchez-Cristobal, H. Hodaei , P.L. Likamwa, D.N. Christodoulides, and M. Khajavikhan
"Towards electrically injected parity-time-symmetric micro-ring lasers"
IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Orlando, FL


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