Jelena Vuckovic

Professor of Electrical Engineering


Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering

Quantum optics, cavity QED, and quantum information processing with quantum dots in nanocavities; Single quantum dot switches and modulators; Active III-V devices (modulators, solar cells, lasers); Active silicon nanophotonics; Nanometallics; Inverse Photonic Crystal Design; Nonlinear optics in photonic crystals

Lasers and Accelerators

Nanocavity lasers and laser arrays

Condensed Matter Physics

Density of phonon states in nanostructures, phonon-photon interaction in semiconductor quantum dots.


Single molecule spectroscopy in optical nanocavities; development of nanophotonic tools for early cancer detection

Courses Taught