Faculty Directory
Prem Kumar

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Physics

AT&T Professor of Information Technology

Director of Center for Photonic Communication and Computing

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech Room M392
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-4128Email Prem Kumar

Website

Prem Kumar's Homepage

Center for Photonic Communication and Computing

Current Research


Centers

Center for Photonic Communication and Computing


Departments

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Education

Ph.D. Physics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1980

M.Sc. Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1976

B.Sc. Physics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, 1974


Research Interests

Quantum communications and computing; nonlinear and quantum optics; fiberoptic communications; all-optical networks


Selected Publications

  • Kumar, Prem; Oza, Neal N.; Kanter, Gregory S.; Nowierski, Samantha J., “Experimental reconstruction of time-bin-entangled qutrit states using polarization projective measurements”, CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015, (2015)
  • Kumar, Prem; Huang, Yu-Ping; Kowligy, Abijith S.; Kanter, Gregory S.; Strekalov, Dmitry V., “Phase matching for the optical frequency conversion processes in whispering gallery mode resonators”, Journal of Modern Optics, (2015)
  • Kumar, Prem; Huang, Yu-Ping; Velev, Vesselin G.; Larikova, Julia, “High-speed quantum communications in telecom fibers using overlapping temporal modes”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015, (2015)
  • Kumar, Prem; Oza, Neal N.; Huang, Yu-Ping, “Entanglement-preserving photonic switching: Full cross-bar operation with quantum data streams”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, (2014)
  • Kumar, Prem; Huang, Yu-Ping; Patel, Monika; Altepeter, Joseph B; Oza, Neal N, “Independent telecom-fiber sources of quantum indistinguishable single photons”, New Journal of Physics, (2014)
  • Kumar, Prem; Huang, Yu-Ping; Kowligy, Abijith S.; Strekalov, Dmitry V., “Optical sum-frequency generation in a whispering-gallery-mode resonator”, New Journal of Physics, (2014)
  • Kumar, Prem; Huang, Yu-Ping; Wang, Ke-Yao; Velev, Vesselin G.; Lee, Kim Fook, “Multichannel photon-pair generation using hydrogenated amorphous silicon waveguides”, Optics Letters, (2014)
  • A. McMillan, Y.-P. Huang, B. Bell, A. Clark, P. Kumar, and J. Rarity, “Single-Photon Generation and Detection: Physics and Applications”, Elsevier/Academic Press, (2013)