Our paper on self-mixing interferometry in THz QC-VECSELs has been highlighted as an “Editor’s Pick” in Optics Express!

Our recent paper "Multi-bounce self-mixing in terahertz metasurface external-cavity lasers" has been highlighted as an Editor's Pick in Optics Express! We investigated the effect of controlled optical feedback of a THz QC-VECSEL for the first time, and showed that (a)...
IQCLSW 2024 to be held in Ischia, Italy in August 25-30 2024

IQCLSW 2024 to be held in Ischia, Italy in August 25-30 2024

The International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop 2024 celebrates 30 years since the first Quantum Cascade Laser was switched on by Federico Capasso’s group at Bell Labs, USA. Since then, a vast array of developments, new devices, scientific achievements and...

Williams lab awarded NSF FuSe grant

Williams lab awarded NSF FuSe grant

Prof. Benjamin Williams, in collaboration with Aydin Babakhani, Subramanian Iyer in the UCLA ECE Department, and Mitchell Spearrin in the UCLA MAE Department, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Future of Semiconductors (FuSe) grant entitled: "FuSe:...

Yu Wu awarded Best Student Oral Presentation Award at MIOMD 2023

Yu Wu awarded Best Student Oral Presentation Award at MIOMD 2023

Yu Wu was awarded 1st place in the “Best Student Oral Presentation Award" competition at MIOMD 2023 in Norman Oklahoma, for her presentation on “RF Injection Locking of THz Metasurface Quantum-Cascade-VECSEL: Effect of Cavity Length Variation” by Yu Wu, C. Curwen, J....

Mohammad Shahili wins Best Paper Award at ITQW 2023 in Erice, Italy

Mohammad Shahili wins Best Paper Award at ITQW 2023 in Erice, Italy

Mohammad Shahili was awarded the "Best Paper Award" at the 2023 Infrared Terahertz Quantum Workshop (ITQW) in Erice, Italy for his presentation on "GaAs-based Quantum Cascade Laser Emitting above 5 THz", with the authors Mohammad Shahili, Sadhvikas J. Addamane,...

Eilam Morag wins 2023 departmental teaching award

Eilam Morag wins 2023 departmental teaching award

The UCLA Electrical & Computer Engineering Department has announced the honorees of the 2022-2023 Samueli Excellence in Teaching Awards. Congratulations to Eilam Morag, who is recognized for his excellence as a teaching assistant for undergraduate classes!

ITQW 2023 will be held in Erice, Italy from June 25-June 30 2023

The Infrared and Terahertz quantum workshop (ITQW) 2023  will be held in Erice (Sicily), Italy, at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture from June 25 to July 1st 2023.  Details on the conference with the preliminary list of invited lecturers...