Faculty Directory
Gregory Kanter

Research Professor


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

Email Gregory Kanter


Electrical and Computer Engineering


PhD, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

MS, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Masters of Engineering Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

Research Interests

Generation, distribution, and detection of quantum states of light

Fiber-optic communications


Photonic systems and instrumentation

Quantum fiber-optic networks

Use of nonlinear optics for signal processing

Quantum photonic technologies

Selected Publications

Lee, Kim Fook, and G. S. Kanter. "All-optical serrodyne frequency shifter." Optics Express 29, no. 17 (2021): 26608-26617.

Abdelsalam, Kamal, et al. "Tunable dual-channel ultra-narrowband Bragg grating filter on thin-film lithium niobate." Optics Letters 46, no. 11 (2021): 2730-2733.

Elkus, Bradley S., et al. "Quantum-correlated photon-pair generation via cascaded nonlinearity in an ultra-compact lithium-niobate nano-waveguide." Optics Express 28, no. 26 (2020): 39963-39975

Elkus, Bradley S., et al. "Generation of broadband correlated photon-pairs in short thin-film lithium-niobate waveguides." Optics Express 27.26 (2019): 38521-38531.

Silver, Michael, et al. "Three-Signal Temporal-Mode Selective Upconversion Demultiplexing." IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 31.21 (2019): 1749-1752.

Manurkar, Paritosh, et al. "Programmable optical waveform reshaping on a picosecond timescale." Optics letters 42.5 (2017): 951-954.

Manurkar, Paritosh, et al. "Multidimensional mode-separable frequency conversion for high-speed quantum communication." Optica 3.12 (2016): 1300-1307.

Nowierski, Samantha J., et al. "Tomographic reconstruction of time-bin-entangled qudits." Physical Review A 94.4 (2016): 042328.

Kowligy, Abijith S., et al. "Quantum optical arbitrary waveform manipulation and measurement in real time." Optics express 22.23 (2014): 27942-27957.

Corndorf, Eric, et al. "Quantum-noise randomized data encryption for wavelength-division-multiplexed fiber-optic networks." Physical Review A 71.6 (2005): 062326.

Kanter, Gregory S., et al. "Squeezing in a LiNbO3 integrated optical waveguide circuit." Optics express 10.3 (2002): 177-182.

Kanter, Gregory Scott, et al. "Wavelength-selective pulsed all-optical switching based on cascaded second-order nonlinearity in a periodically poled lithium-niobate waveguide." IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 13.4 (2001): 341-343.