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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Winter Classes 2014

Autumn Classes 2014

  • PY1007 Physics for Engineers I
  • PY4113 Experimental Physics III
    • Text: None
  • PY4118 Physics of Semiconductor Devices
    • Text: None, but recommendations provided

MSc in Photonics (to be updated)

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

 

I-PIC logo and link to follow…

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

2005-

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 6 January 2014