Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics
B.S., University of Tehran, 2006; M.S., University of Victoria, 2008; Ph.D., Stanford University, 2013. Visiting Associate, Caltech, 2017-18; Assistant Professor, 2018-.
Photonics, Nonlinear Optics, Quantum Optics, Optical Frequency Combs, Spectroscopy
Professor Marandi's research is focused on fundamental technological developments in Nonlinear Photonics through exploring the frontiers of ultrafast optics, optical frequency combs, quantum optics, optical information processing, mid-infrared photonics, and laser spectroscopy. His team works on realization of novel nonlinear photonic devices and systems for applications ranging from sensing to unconventional computing and information processing, as well as advancing the theoretical understanding of them.
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- Non-equilibrium phase transitions in coupled nonlinear optical resonators, A. Roy, R. Nehra, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. Marandi, Nature Physics 19, 427-434 (2023).
- Few-cycle vacuum squeezing in nanophotonics, R. Nehra, R. Sekine, L. Ledezma, Q. Guo, R. M. Gray, A. Roy, A. Marandi, Science 377, 1333–1337 (2022).
- Femtojoule femtosecond all-optical switching in lithium niobate nanophotonics, Q. Guo, R. Sekine, L. Ledezma, R. Nehra, D. J. Dean, A. Roy, R. M. Gray, S. Jahani, A. Marandi, Nature Photonics 16 (9), 625-631 (2022).
- Topological Dissipation in a Time-Multiplexed Photonic Resonator Network, C. Leefmans, A. Dutt, J. Williams, L. Yuan, M. Parto, F. Nori, S. Fan, A. Marandi, Nature Physics 18, 442–449 (2022).
- Temporal Walk-off Induced Dissipative Quadratic Solitons, A. Roy, R. Nehra, S. Jahani, L. Ledezma, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. Marandi, Nature Photonics 16, 162–168 (2022).
EE/APh 123 – Advanced Lasers and Photonics Laboratory
EE/APh 40 – Physics of Electrical Engineering