(Free) Seminar on 2D Materials and Nanophotonics Structure For Sensing | 2 Dec 2015

The IEEE Electron Device Society Malaysia in collaboration with the Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is organizing a seminar. Details of the seminar are as follows:   
Date: 2nd December 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 10.00 – 12.00 noon
Venue : Bilik Mesyuarat Gunasama, Level 5, Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Research Complex (Bangunan Penyelidikan), 43600 UKM Bangi 
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 
Speaker:Prof. Richard de La Rue, University of Glasgow, Scotland
For further info regarding this program, kindly contact:
Pn Jumaah Abdul Aziz: jumaah@ukm.edu.my
Tel: 03-89118020
 
Emeritus Professor of Optoelectronics: Richard M. De La Rue
 
Richard De La Rue retired from a full-time professorial position at the University of Glasgow in September 2010 and joined the Photonics Research Centre at the University of Malaya in April 2011, as Visiting Professor. His contract in Malaysia ended in April 2012. In August 2012 he took up the new position of Research Professor of Optoelectronics in the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow – and completed his tenure in July 2014. He also spent two months, in late 2011, at City University Hong Kong, as Kan Tong Po Visiting Professor. He spent a further two month period at the University of Malaya in late 2013. His recent research has been particularly concerned with photonic crystal and photonic wire structures, waveguide micro-cavities, silicon photonics and metamaterials. His work has also included research on compact lasers, photoniccrystal LEDs and the applications of photonic crystal structures and metamaterial surfaces to bio-medical and organic sensing. He has published more than 270 articles as papers in journals, magazines and book chapters. He has also given a large number of conference presentations, many of which were invited, keynote or plenary presentations. Most of his recent publications are listed at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/staff/richarddelarue/#tabs=1. The co-edited book: Mikhail Limonov and Richard De La Rue, ‘Optical properties of photonic structures: interplay of order and disorder’, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN-13: 978-1439871911 was published in 2012. A second book, co-edited with Jean-Michel Lourtioz and Siyuan Yu and entitled, ‘Compact Semiconductor Lasers’, was published by Wiley in April 2014. He is co-editor of the Journal of the European Optical Society: Rapid Publications (JEOS: RP). He has been involved in European Community funded collaborations through the SMILED, PICCO, ePIXnet, SPLASH and P3SENS projects. He has acted sequentially as program co-chair and general co-chair for the CLEO-Europe conference in 2007 and 2009 – and as co-chair for the ‘Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices’ conference at SPIE’s Photonics Europe in 2004, 2006 and 2008. He was programme co-chair or general co-chair for the Integrated Photonics Research (IPR) meetings organised by the OSA, in 2003, 2010 and 2011. He served as IEEE-LEOS Distinguished Lecturer for two years from 1999. Recently he was (in 2014) elected Fellow of the European Optical Society (EOS) – and previously became a Fellow of the IEEE (FIEEE) in 2003; Fellow of the OSA in 2007; Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng) in 2002; Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE, 1989) and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, (FIET/formerly FIEE) in 1997. His Hirsch index, according to Google Scholar, is currently 51. See the web-site at: http://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=gqXbsTT82RoC&hl=en
 
(Reduced) Graphene Oxide (GO) for Integrated (Nano-)Photonics
R. M. De La Rue
Optoelectronics Research Group, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
* richard.delarue@gla.ac.uk
 
The exceptional electrical and optical properties of graphene have resulted in impressive demonstrations of a wide range of photonic effects – and their application in the realisation of high performance devices. Another variant of graphene-based materials is graphene oxide (GO). The presence of oxygen-functional groups provides GO with physical and, in particular, optical characteristics that are quite distinct from those of graphene alone. Some guided-wave photonics applications of GO multilayers, possibly in the form of reduced graphene oxide (rGO), will be described.