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Dr. Saurav Kumar  (Doctoral Researcher)

This person worked in the group from 2013 till 2018.

Affiliation: Ghent University-IMEC
Department of Information Technology (INTEC)
Address: Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 126
9052 Gent
Office: iGent, Office 130.034
Phone: +32-933-14841
Research Area: Super-resolved microscopy enabled by silicon photonics
Promotor: Nicolas Le Thomas
PhD Thesis: Saurav Kumar, Fabricage en karakterisering van geïntegreerde fotonischekristalcaviteiten voor detectietoepassingen, Fabrication and Characterization of Integrated Photonic Crystal Cavities for Sensing Applications, 6/2018
Kumar Saurav received his 5 year integrated Master's degree in Photonics from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin, India in June 2012 . As a part of Master's degree he completed his master thesis on "“Development of a Confocal Microscope for Single Molecule Fluorescence Analysis: Application to Confocal Luminescence Imaging of Single-Crystalline gold microtriangles" at Institut Fresnel, Marseilles, France. Since 2013 he is working in PRG, INTEC, UGent, developing photonic crystal cavities to probe biological solution with nanoscale resolution.

Specific Research Topics

Publications (18)

    International Journals

  1. A. Radosavljevic, A. Desmet, J. Missine, S. Kumar, V. Panaoakkam, S. Tuccio, C. Lerma Arce, J. Watte, D. Van Thourhout, G. Van Steenberge, Femtosecond Laser-inscribed Non-volatile Integrated Optical Switch in Fused Silica based on Microfluidics-controlled Total Internal Reflection, Journal of Lightwave Technologies, 38(15), p.3965-3973 doi:10.1109/JLT.2020.2983109 (2020)  Download this Publication (2.3MB).
  2. H. D'heer, S. Kumar, C. Lerma Arce, S. Tuccio, S. Clemmen, S. Lenci, A. Stassen, Jan Watte, D. Van Thourhout, Broadband and Temperature Tolerant Silicon Nitride Liquid Controlled Waveguide Coupler, Journal of Lightwave Technologies, 37(10), p.2311-2316 doi:10.1109/JLT.2019.2902113 (2019)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  3. H. D'heer, K. Saurav, W. Xie, C. Lerma Arce, J. Watte, D. Van Thourhout, Vertical liquid controlled adiabatic waveguide coupler, Optics Express, 26(16), United States, p.19877-19884 doi:10.1364/oe.26.019877 (2018)  Download this Publication (3.6MB).
  4. H. D'heer, K. Saurav, C. Lerma Arce, M. Detaille, G. Lepage, P. Verheyen, J. Watte, D. Van Thourhout, A 16 x 16 Non-Volatile Silicon Photonic Switch Circuit, IEEE Photonics Technologies Letters, 30(13), United States, p.1258 - 1261 doi:10.1109/LPT.2018.2842644 (2018)  Download this Publication (1.8MB).
  5. A. Diaz Tormo , D. Khalenkow, K. Saurav, A.G. Skirtach, N. Le Thomas, Superresolution 4pi Raman microscopy, Optics Letters, 42(21), p.4410-4413 doi:10.1364/OL.42.004410 (2017).
  6. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Probing the fundamental detection limit of photonic crystal cavities, Optica, 4(7), p.757-763 doi:10.1364/optica.4.000757 (2017)  Download this Publication (1.4MB).
  7. K. Saurav, S. Kumari, N. Le Thomas, CMOS Fabricated Large Array of Free Standing Substrate-Less Photonic Crystal Cavities for Biosensing Applications, IEEE Photonics Journal, 9(2), doi:10.1109/JPHOT.2017.2684627 (2017)  Download this Publication (701KB).
      International Conferences

    1. W. Bogaerts, A.Y. Takabayashi, P. Edinger, I. Zand, G. Jo, H. Sattari, P. Verheyen, M.A. Jezzini, C. Antony, G. Talli, M. Saei, S. Kumar, C. Lerma Arce, M. Garcia Porcel, N. Quack, K.B. Gylfason, F. Niklaus, U. Khan, Programmable Photonic Circuits using Silicon Photonic MEMS, Advanced Photonics Congress (invited), p.IM2A.1 doi:10.1364/IPRSN.2021.IM2A.1 (2021)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
    2. W. Bogaerts, P. Edinger, A.Y. Takabayashi, I. Zand, X. Chen, H. Sattari, P. Verheyen, M. Jezzini, G. Talli, S. Kumar, M. Garcia-Porcel, A. Ribeiro, G. Jo, N. Quack, K. Gylfason, F. Niklaus, U. Khan, Building Large-Scale Programmable Photonic Circuits Using Silicon Photonics MEMS, OSA Advanced Photonics Congress - Photonics in Switching and Computing (invited), Canada, p.PsTh1F.1 doi:10.1364/PSC.2020.PsTh1F.1 (2020)  Download this Publication (663KB).
    3. W. Bogaerts, H. Sattari, P. Edinger, A. Takabayashi, I. Zand, X. Wang, A. Ribeiro, M. Jezzini, C. Errando-Herranz, G. Talli, C. Lerma Arce, S. Kumar, M. Garcia, P. Verheyen, B. Abasahl, F. Niklaus, N. Quack, K. Gylfason, P. O'Brien, U. Khan, MORPHIC: Programmable Photonic Circuits enabled by Silicon Photonic MEMS, SPIE Photonics West - OPTO (invited), 11285, United States, p.1128503 doi:10.1117/12.2540934 (2020)  Download this Publication (11.6MB).
    4. A. Radosavljevic, A. Desmet, J. Missinne, S. Tuccio, V. Panapakkam, S. Kumar, C. Lerma Arce, J. Watte, D. Van Thourhout, G. Van Steenberge, Non-volatile Microfluidics Controlled Switch Fabricated in Fused Silica by Femtosecond Laser Inscription , Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, Germany, doi:10.1109/cleoe-eqec.2019.8873156 (2019).
    5. N. Quack, H. Sattari, A.Y. Takabayashi, Y. Zhang, P. Edinger, C. Errando-Herranz, K. Gylfason, X. Wang, F. Niklaus, M. A. Jezzini, H.Y. Hwang, P. O'Brien, M.A.G. Porcel, C. Lerma Arce, S. Kumar, B. Abasahl, P. Verheyen, W. Bogaerts, Silicon Photonic MEMS: Exploiting Mechanics at the Nanoscale to Enhance Photonic Integrated Circuits, Optical Fiber Communication Conference (invited), United States, p.M2D.3 doi:10.1364/ofc.2019.m2d.3 (2019)  Download this Publication (447KB).
    6. K. Saurav, S. Kumari, N. Le Thomas, CMOS fabricated large array of free standing substrate-less photonic crystal cavities for biosensing applications, IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), United States, p.493-501 doi:10.1109/ipcon.2017.8116198 (2017)  Download this Publication (5.9MB).
    7. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Impact of the light coupling on the sensing properties of photonic crystal cavity modes, SPIE Photonics West, United States, p.paper 10077OP doi:10.1117/12.2251199 (2017)  Download this Publication (866KB).
    8. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Imaging of photonic crystal cavity mode via refractive index sensing, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Belgium, p.255-258 (2016)  Download this Publication (470KB).
    9. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Mapping nano-object induced perturbations of photonic crystal cavity modes, PECS-XII, United Kingdom, (2016).
    10. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Fabrication of substrate-less planar silicon photonic crystal cavities , Proceedings of the 20th Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, (2015).
    11. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, On-chip photonic crystal cavity designs for nanoparticle characterization , Taking Detection to the Limit: Biosensing with Optical Microcavities., Germany, (2014)  Download this Publication (195KB).
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