Dr. Frank H. Peters

Senior Lecturer
Physics Department
University College Cork
Ireland

Room: Kane (Science) 116F
Phone:+353 (0)21 4902381
Fax : +353 (0)21 4276949
Email:F.Peters (at) UCC.ie

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Autumn Classes 2014

Winter Classes 2015

MSc in Photonics (to be updated for Sept. 2015)

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Leads the Photonics portion of CTVR, which is based at the Tyndall National Institute

 

IPIC - Bringing Photonics To Life

Part of the leadership of I-PIC, the new Irish Photonics Integration Centre.

 

Leads the Integrated Photonics Group, as part of the Photonics centre at the Tyndall National Institute

Research Interests

·        Photonics Integrated Circuits (PICs)

o   Monolithic and Hybrid Integration

o   High Speed Photonic Devices

o   Physics of Optical Waveguides

o   Semiconductor Lasers

o   Planar Optical Devices

o   Computational Modelling

·        Photonics Systems

o   Implementation of advanced modulation schemes in PICs

·        Characterisation and Test

    • Automation and characterisation of Photonic Devices

Education

1991

Ph.D. in Engineering Physics
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. Canada
Thesis topic: Spatially Resolved and Polarization Resolved Electroluminescence of 1.3
mm InGaAsP Semiconductor Diode Lasers
Thesis advisor: Prof. D. T. Cassidy

1987

B. Eng. in Engineering Physics
Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S. Canada

1984

Dip. Eng. in Engineering
Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S. Canada

Professional Employment

2013-

Senior Lecturer in Photonics
Department of Physics, University College Cork, Ireland 

 

2005-2013

Lecturer in Photonics
Department of Physics, University College Cork, Ireland 

2001-2005

Member of Technical Staff
Infinera, Sunnyvale, CA, USA

(formerly known as Zepton Networks)

2000-2001

Research Engineer / Manager
Agilent Technologies, San Jose, CA, USA

1993-2000

Principle Scientist / Research and Development Engineer
Optical Concepts / Gore Photonics (W. L. Gore and Associates), Lompoc, CA USA

1991-1993

Research Engineer
ECE Department, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Supervisor: Prof. L. A. Coldren

1987

Summer Student
Laboratory of Microstructures, National Research Council, Ottawa, Ont. Canada

Supervisor: D. Houghton

Publications

Presentations

Patents

Vertical Software (a remnant of previous research)

This site was last updated 8 September 2014