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Selim Shahriar

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech Room M248
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-5306Email Selim Shahriar

Website

Laboratory for Atomic and Photonic Technology


Departments

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


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Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA

S.M. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA

S.B. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA

S.B. Physics, MIT, Cambridge, MA


Research Interests

Superluminal ring lasers for rotation sensing, accelerometry, vibrometry and gravitational wave detection;  White light cavity based on fast light for data buffering and gravitational wave detection; Low light level optical switching with nano-fibers; Quantum communication and quantum computing with atomic ensembles; Analog and digital holographic high speed recognition of images and video clips in scale, rotation and shift invariant manner; Polarimetric imaging using high speed atomic polarizer and waveplate;  Collective state atomic interferometry and collective state atomic clock;  Chip scale vapor atomic clock and compact cold atom Raman clock;  Nanolithography using BEC; High-speed; High-speed optical modulation using buffer-gas loaded atomic vapor; Graphene based electronics; Plasmonics enhanced novel light sources.


Selected Publications

    “Enhancement of Sensitivity-Bandwidth Product of  Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors using White Light Cavities,” M. Salit and M.S. Shahriar, J. Opt. 12, 104014 (2010)

    “Superluminal ring laser for hypersensitive sensing,”  H.N. Yum, M. Salit, J. Yablon, K. Salit, Y. Wang, and M.S. Shahirar, Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 17, pp. 17658-17665 (2010)

    “Distortion free pulse delay system using a pair of tunable white light cavities” H. N. Yum, M. E. Kim, Y. J. Jang, and M. S. Shahriar, Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp 6705 (2011)

    “Pulse delay via tunable white light cavities using fiber optic resonators”, H.N. Yum, X. Liu, Y. Jang, M. Kim, and M.S. Shahriar,  Journal Of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, No. 18, September 15 (2011)

    “Ultra-Low Power, Zeno Effect Based Optical Modulation in a Degenerate V-System with a Tapered Nanofiber in Atomic Vapor,” K. Salit, M. Salit, K. Subramanian, Y. Wang, P. Kumar, and M.S. Shahriar, Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 23, 22874 (2011)

    “Observation of query pulse length dependent Ramsey interference in rubidium vapor using pulsed Raman excitation,” G. S. Pati, F. K. Fatemi, and M.S. Shahriar, Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 23, 22388 (2011)

    “Connecting processing-capable quantum memories over telecommunication links via quantum frequency conversion,”  M.S. Shahriar, P. Kumar, and P.R. Hemmer, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45, 124018 (June, 2012).

    “High efficiency optical modulation at a telecom wavelength using the quantum Zeno effect in a ladder transition in Rb atoms,” S. Krishnamurthy, Y. Wang, Y. Tu, S. Tseng, and M.S. Shahriar, Optics Express 13798, Vol. 20, No. 13, 18 June (2012).

    “Visualization of superluminal pulses inside a white light cavity using plane wave spatio temporal transfer functions,”             H. N. Yum, Y. J. Jang, X. Liu, and M. S. Shahriar, Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 17, pp. 18898-18910, 13 August (2012).

    “Enhanced sensitivity of the LIGO gravitational wave detector by using squeezed states of light,” J. Aasi et al., Nature Photonics, Vol. 7, pp. 613-619 (Aug, 2013)

    “Demonstration of white light cavity effect using stimulated Brillouin scattering in a fiber loop,” H. N. Yum, J. Scheuer, Senior Member, IEEE, M. Salit, P. R. Hemmer and M. S. Shahriar, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 31 No. 23, 3865-3872 (Dec, 2013)

    “Trap-door optical buffering using top-flat coupled microring filter: the superluminal cavity approach,” J. Scheuer and M. S. Shahriar, Optics Letters Vol. 38, Iss. 18, pp. 3534–3537 (Sept, 2013)

    “Optically controlled polarizer using a ladder transition for high speed Stokesmetric Imaging and Quantum Zeno Effect based optical logic,” K. Subramanian, Y. Wang, S. Tseng, Y. Tu, and M.S. Shahriar, Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 24514-24531 (Oct, 2013).

    “Hybrid Optoelectronic Correlator Architecture for Shift Invariant Target Recognition,”  Mehjabin S. Monjur, Shih Tseng, Renu Tripathi, John Donoghue,  and M.S. Shahriar, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 41-47, (January, 2014).

    “Constraints on Cosmic Strings from the LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-Wave Detectors,” J. Aasi et al., Physical Review Letters 112, 131101, pp. 1-10, (April, 2014).

    “Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with γ-ray Bursts Detected by the Interplanetary Network,” J. Aasi et al., Physical Review Letters 113, 011102, pp. 1-10, (July, 2014).

    “Incorporation of Polar Mellin Transform in a Hybrid Optoelectronic Correlator for Scale and Rotation Invariant Target Recognition,” Mehjabin S. Monjur, Shih Tseng, Renu Tripathi, and M.S. Shahriar,  J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 1259-1272 (June 2014)

    “Optically controlled waveplate at a telecom wavelength using a ladder transition in Rb atoms for all-optical switching and high speed Stokesmetric imaging,” S. Krishnamurthy,  Y. Tu, Y. Wang,  S. Tseng, and M.S. Shahriar, to appear in Optics Express (2014)