News

04/23/2016 Our paper Orbital Angular Momentum-based Space Division Multiplexing for High-capacity Underwater Optical Communications, is posted on ArXiv

04/21/2016 Our paper An optical metasurface planar camera, is posted on ArXiv

04/13/2016 Our paper Highly tunable elastic dielectric metasurface lenses, is posted on ArXiv

04/11/2016 Our paper Wide bandwidth and high resolution planar filter array based on DBR-metasurface-DBR structures, is posted on ArXiv

04/01/2016 Our paper On-chip storage of broadband photonic qubits in a cavity-protected rare-earth ensemble, is posted on ArXiv

03/03/2016 Andrei receives the 2016 ONR Young Investigator Award

01/24/2016 Our paper Multiwavelength polarization insensitive lenses based on dielectric metasurfaces with meta-molecules , is posted on ArXiv

01/07/2016 Our paper Coupling of erbium dopants to yttrium orthosilicate photonic crystal cavities for on-chip optical quantum memories , is published in Applied Physics Letters

01/07/2016 Our paper High quality factor nanophotonic resonators in bulk rare-earth doped crystals , is published in Optics Express

11/25/2015 Our paper Efficient Dielectric Metasurface Collimating Lenses for Mid-Infrared Quantum Cascade Lasers , is published in Optics Express

11/16/2015 Our paper on conformal dielectric metasurfaces is posted on ArXiv

11/07/2015 Our paper on high transmission filters based on double high contrast gratings is published in Optics Express

09/21/2015 Our work on flat lenses is featured on BBC Click

09/14/2015 Our paper on quantum light-matter intefaces based on rare-earth doped crystals is published in Nature Communications

08/31/2015 Our paper on dielectric metasurfaces with complete phase and polarizaiton control is published in Nature Nanotechnology . Prof. Rashid Zia from Brown also wrote a nice News and Views article. Other links to this story: Caltech News Phys.org , IEEE Spectrum

07/06/2015 Our paper Nanophotonic coherent light-matter interfaces based on rare-earth-doped crystals is posted on Arxiv

05/07/2015 Amir's paper on flat lenses in published in Nature Communications

05/06/2015 Amir and Tian and Yu will give CLEO 2015

02/03/2015 Andrei receives the NSF CAREER award.

01/20/2015 Andrei receives the AFOSR Young Investigator Award.

12/17/2014 Andrei gives the Watson Lecture about our research on Controlling light on a chip at the single photon level. The lecture is available on ITunesU

11/11/2014 Our paper Fundamental Limits of Ultrathin Metasurfaces is posted on Arxiv

11/07/2014 Our paper Complete Control of Polarization and Phase of Light with High Efficiency and Sub-wavelength Spatial Resolution is posted on Arxiv

10/30/2014 Our paper Subwavelength-thick Lenses with High Numerical Apertures and Large Efficiency Based on High Contrast Transmitarrays is posted on Arxiv

10/24/2014 Amir, Andrei, Evan, Eran, Mahmood, Tian and Yu will give nine talks at Photonics West about the work in our group.

10/23/2014 Andrei participates as a panelist at the Samsung Future Tech Forum.

10/22/2014 Andrei gave an invited talk at Frontiers in Optics (Tucson, AZ, 2014) on our work on quantum photonic devices based on rare-earth doped crystals. Thank you Josh Hendrickson for the invitation!

09/30/2014 Faraon Group welcomes new students: Ehsan Arbabi (EE G1), Ioana Craiciu (APh G1), Mahsa Kamali (EE G1), Matt Orr (APh G1), Chuting Wang (APh G1)

07/04/2014 Andrei gave an invited talk at CIPRIS summer school of ”Rare earth information processing”, Lund, 2014. Thank you Steffan Kroll for the invitation

6/24/2014: LMI-EFRC is awarded $15M renewal from DOE to expand scientific frontiers of solar energy conversion! The Faraon group is excited to be part of this center.

5/15/2014 Faraon group will be involved in a MURI collaboration in quantum engineering

03/29/2013 Amir, Evan, Tian and Yu will give five talks at CLEO 2014

03/29/2013 Andrei will give a talk at ICL 2014

12/23/2013 Evan writes a Quantum Frontiers Blog Post about his recent oureach to Navajo Preparatory School in Farmington New Mexico

12/02/2013 Amir gives the KNI/MDL seminar

11/07/2013 Congratulations to Evan for passing his candidacy Exam!

10/02/2013 Mengshuen Chua joins the group

10/02/2013 Jonathan Kindem (G1 APh) joins the group

08/01/2013 Dr.Amir Arbabi and Dr.Tian Zhong join the group

08/01/2013 Dr.Amir Arbabi and Dr.Tian Zhong join the group

07/14/2013 Yu Shi joins the group as a high school intern during the summer

06/18/2013 Alex Hartz and Alex Ball join the group as SURF students

04/04/2013 Yu Horie joins the group

03/29/2013 Aaron Pearlman wins the NSF fellowship. Congratulations!

Check out the review article co-authored by Andrei in the MRS Bulletin Quantum photonic networks in diamond

Our article published in New Journal of Physics is featured on many websites including Caltech News, physicsworld, phys.org

11/13/2012 Andrei is featured on the Caltech website

10/08/2012 Aaron Pearlman joins the group

9/25/2012 Evan Miyazono joins the group

Openings

Positions available for postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduates interested in nano-photonics, quantum optics, bio-photonics. Email your CV and interests to faraon at caltech.edu