April 27, 2021

After 7 months of researching, prototyping, and validating their businesses, 13 Teams will participate in UCSB Technology Management's New Venture Fair -- the first of two culminating events as part of our Annual New Venture Competition. The…

October 24, 2019

We demonstrate the first tunable single wavelength quantum dot (QD) laser directly grown on Si. A simple, integrable architecture is implemented without involving re-growth steps or sub-wavelength…

September 29, 2019

The very best of Santa Barbara, filmed by Christopher Helkey, watch here.

September 27, 2019

A Quantum Leap
UC Santa Barbara is selected as the site of the nation’s first NSF-funded Quantum Foundry, a center for the development of materials and devices for quantum information-based technologies…

September 27, 2019

Pushing the Data Capacity Limit with Lasers on Silicon

September 27, 2019

Congrats to Yating and Justin on the publication of a chapter on Quantum Dot Microcavities in the new Elsevier book, "Future of Silicon Photonics", volume 101 of Semimetals:

September 26, 2019

 UC ranked #1 in the world in patents in 2018!

Events & Seminars

Dominik Auth, Stefan Breuer, John A. Paulson
Institute of Applied Physics, Technische Universität…
January 31, 2020, 10:00 am

We review advances in the timing stabilization of self mode-locked and passively mode-locked
frequency comb semiconductor lasers in the infrared spectral range. Prospects of pulse train timing and
amplitude stability control, intermode beat frequency or pulse repetition rate agility,…

Dr. Rajeev Ram
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science…
January 28, 2020, 12:00 am

Nanoscale Foundries: Electronics, Photonics, Ionics, Fluidics

Dr. Rajeev Ram

 Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, MIT


Modern silicon fabs routinely produce functional electrical components for a few dollars at part counts exceeding

Firooz Aflatouni
Skirkanich Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical…
May 23, 2019, 4:00 pm

Abstract: Integrated electronic-photonic co-design can profoundly impact both fields resulting in advances in several areas such as energy efficient communication, signal processing, imaging, and sensing. Examples of integrated electronic-photonic co-design may be categorized into two groups: (a)…


February 3, 2021
A Malik, A Spott, Y Wang, EJ Stanton, J Peters,…
August 15, 2020
Y. Wan, J. Norman, Y. Tong, MJ Kennedy, W. He, J…
June 22, 2020
W. Jin, D. D. John, J. F. Bauters, T. Bosch, B. J…
June 15, 2020
Jennifer Selvidge, Justin Norman, Michael E.…
May 22, 2020
Y. Wan, C. Shang, J. Huang, Z. Xie, A. Jain, D.…
February 21, 2020