Thomas E. Murphy - 2D THz Optoelectronics

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Thomas E. Murphy
January 28, 2022
3:30PM - 4:30PM
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Add to Calendar 2022-01-28 15:30:00 2022-01-28 16:30:00 Thomas E. Murphy - 2D THz Optoelectronics           Series Title: Photonics and Nanophotonics   Title: 2D THz Optoelectronics   Thomas E. Murphy, University of Maryland   Abstract: The terahertz (THz) region of the electromagnetic spectrum spans the gap between optics and electronics and has historically suffered from paucity of optoelectronic devices, in large part because of inadequate optical materials that function in this spectral range.  Two-dimensional materials, including graphene and a growing family of related van der Waals materials, have been shown to exhibit unusual optical and electrical properties that could enable diverse new applications in the THz regime.  In this presentation, we will present some of our own research to understand and exploit 2D materials for THz optoelectronic applications, including nonlinear optical devices, THz modulation, and THz detection.   Bio: Thomas E. Murphy received bachelors degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics from Rice University in 1994.  He then studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, receiving the MS degree in 1997 and Ph.D degree in 2001.  He was employed as a member of the technical staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory from 2001-2002, and joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in 2002.  He currently holds a joint appointment as a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Director of the Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics.  His research interests include terahertz and microwave photonics, two-dimensional optoelectronics, integrated optics, nonlinear and ultrafast optics, electrooptics, and nonlinear dynamical systems.    Please click here to join the webinar Meeting ID: 95120369594 Password: 173860   SUBSCRIBE to our email list here.   If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Jessi Middleton at middleton.85@osu.edu. Requests made five business day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Zoom Webinar Department of Physics physics@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Series Title: Photonics and Nanophotonics

 

Title: 2D THz Optoelectronics

 

Thomas E. Murphy, University of Maryland

 

Thomas E. Murphy

Abstract: The terahertz (THz) region of the electromagnetic spectrum spans the gap between optics and electronics and has historically suffered from paucity of optoelectronic devices, in large part because of inadequate optical materials that function in this spectral range.  Two-dimensional materials, including graphene and a growing family of related van der Waals materials, have been shown to exhibit unusual optical and electrical properties that could enable diverse new applications in the THz regime.  In this presentation, we will present some of our own research to understand and exploit 2D materials for THz optoelectronic applications, including nonlinear optical devices, THz modulation, and THz detection.

 

Bio: Thomas E. Murphy received bachelors degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics from Rice University in 1994.  He then studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, receiving the MS degree in 1997 and Ph.D degree in 2001.  He was employed as a member of the technical staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory from 2001-2002, and joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in 2002.  He currently holds a joint appointment as a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Director of the Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics.  His research interests include terahertz and microwave photonics, two-dimensional optoelectronics, integrated optics, nonlinear and ultrafast optics, electrooptics, and nonlinear dynamical systems. 

 

Please click here to join the webinar

Meeting ID: 95120369594

Password: 173860

 

SUBSCRIBE to our email list here.

 

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Jessi Middleton at middleton.85@osu.edu. Requests made five business day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.