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Dr. ir. Tom Claes 

This person worked in the group from 2007 till 2012.

Affiliation: IMEC
E-mail: mail@tomclaes.be
Personal Homepage: www.tomclaes.be
Research Area: label-free nanophotonic biosensors in silicon
PhD Thesis: Tom Claes, Labelvrije biosensoren op basis van geavanceerde fotonische ringresonatoren in silicium, Advanced Silicon Photonic Ring Resonator Label-free Biosensors, 6/2012
Master Thesis: Tom Claes, Metalen nanostructuren voor efficiëntie en breedbandige koppeling van licht naar geïntegreerde optische circuits, 6/2007
TomClaes

Specific Research Topics

Patents

Publications (34)

    International Journals

  1. J.W. Hoste, S. Werquin, T. Claes, P. Bienstman, Conformational analysis of proteins with a dual polarisation silicon microring, Optics Express, 22(3), p.2807-2820 (2014)  Download this Publication (11.5MB).
  2. L. Wang, J. Ren, X. Han, T. Claes, X. Jian, P. Bienstman, R. Baets, M. Zhao, G. Morthier, A Label-Free Optical Biosensor Built on a Low Cost Polymer Platform, IEEE Photonics Journal, 4(3), p.920-930 (2012)  Download this Publication (845KB).
  3. K. Van Acoleyen, J. Roels, P. Mechet, T. Claes, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Ultra-compact phase modulator based on a cascade of NEMS-operated slot waveguides fabricated in Silicon-On-Insulator, IEEE Photonics Journal, 4(3), p.779-788 (2012)  Download this Publication (1.2MB).
  4. W. Bogaerts, P. De Heyn, T. Van Vaerenbergh, K. De Vos, S. Selvaraja, T. Claes, P. Dumon, P. Bienstman, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Silicon microring resonators, Lasers & Photonics Reviews, 6(1), p.47-73 (2012)  Download this Publication (1.9MB).
  5. W.A.D. De Cort, J. Beeckman, T. Claes, K. Neyts, R. Baets, Wide Tuning of Silicon-On-Insulator Ring Resonators with a Liquid Crystal Cladding, Optics Letters, 36(19), p.3876-3878 (2011)  Download this Publication (538KB).
  6. T. Claes, W. Bogaerts, P. Bienstman, Vernier-cascade label-free biosensor with integrated arrayed waveguide grating for wavelength interrogation with low-cost broadband source, Optics Letters, 36(17), p.3320--3322 (2011)  Download this Publication (341KB).
  7. C. Lerma Arce, K. De Vos, T. Claes, K. Komorowska, D. Van Thourhout, P. Bienstman, Silicon-on-insulator microring resonator sensor integrated on an optical fiber facet, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 23(13), p.890-892 (2011)  Download this Publication (366KB).
  8. T. Claes, W. Bogaerts, P. Bienstman, Experimental characterization of a silicon photonic biosensor consisting of two cascaded ring resonators based on the Vernier-effect and introduction of a curve fitting method for an improved detection limit, Optics Express, 18(22), p.22747--22761 (2010)  Download this Publication (2MB).
  9. K. De Vos, Jordi Girones Molera, T. Claes, Y. De Koninck, Stepan Popelka, Etienne Schacht, R. Baets, P. Bienstman, Multiplexed antibody detection with an array of silicon-on-insulator microring resonators, IEEE Photonics Journal, 1(4), p.225-235 (2009)  Download this Publication (697KB).
  10. T. Claes, J. Girones Molera, K. De Vos, E. Schacht, R. Baets, P. Bienstman, Label-Free Biosensing With a Slot-Waveguide-Based Ring Resonator in Silicon on Insulator, IEEE Photonics Journal, 1(3), p.197-204 (2009)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  11. J. Schrauwen, J. Van Lysebettens, T. Claes, K. De Vos, P. Bienstman, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Focused-ion-beam fabrication of slots in silicon waveguides and ring resonators, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 20(23), p.2004 (2008)  Download this Publication (470KB).
  12. F. Van Laere, T. Claes, J. Schrauwen, S. Scheerlinck, W. Bogaerts, D. Taillaert, L. O'Faolain, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Compact Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon-on-Insulator Integrated Circuits, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 19(23), p.1919-1921 (2007)  Download this Publication (509KB).
      International Conferences

    1. W. Van Roy, P. Neutens, T. Claes, R. Jansen, A. Subramanian, K. Jans, J. O'Callaghan, T. Stakenborg, D. Vercruysse, R. Stahl, B. Du Bois, Ph. Helin, A. Stassen, S. Severi, D. Martens, P. Bienstman, P. Deshpande, R. Baets, A. Lambrechts, L. Lagae, X. Rottenberg, P. Van Dorpe, Si and SiN Biophotonic Technology Platform, Applied to Biosensing, Spectroscopy, and Lens-Free Imaging, SSDM2015 (invited), Japan, (2015)  Download this Publication (92KB).
    2. J.W. Hoste, T. Claes, P. Bienstman, Using dual polarization silicon ring resonators to monitor pH-induced conformational changes in BSA molecules, European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT 2013), Spain, (2013)  Download this Publication (183KB).
    3. P. Bienstman, S. Werquin, C. Lerma Arce, E. Hallynck, T. Claes, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Silicon nanophotonics on-chip sensing, Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2013) (invited), Sweden, p.1032 (2013)  Download this Publication (19KB).
    4. N. Le Thomas, A. Dhakal, F. Peyskens, A. Subramanian, T. Claes, K. De Vos, E.M.P. Ryckeboer, R. Bockstaele, P. Bienstman, R. Baets, Biological sensing with integrated silicon and silicon nitride photonics, The 2nd BioPhotonics Conference (invited), Taiwan, p.28-29 (2013)  Download this Publication (296KB).
    5. P. Bienstman, S. Werquin, C. Lerma Arce, D.Witters, R. Puers, J. Lammertyn, T. Claes, E. Hallynck, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Nanophotonic biosensors in silicon-on-insulator, The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013) (invited), Spain, p.2588-2591 (2013)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
    6. P. Bienstman, S. Werquin, C. Lerma Arce, D. Witters, R. Puers, J. Lammertyn, T. Claes, E. Hallynck, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Ring resonator based SOI biosensors, 2013 Photonics West Conference (invited), 8629, United States, p.paper 8629-41 (2013)  Download this Publication (568KB).
    7. T. Claes, D. Vermeulen, P. De Heyn, K. De Vos, G. Roelkens, D. Van Thourhout, P. Bienstman, Towards a silicon dual polarization ring resonator sensor for multiplexed and label-free structural analysis of molecular interactions, XI Conference on Optical Chemical Sensors and biosensors ( EUROPTRODE XI), Spain, p.159 (2012)  Download this Publication (188KB).
    8. C. Lerma Arce, T. Claes, K. Komorowska, P. Bienstman, Silicon Nanophotonic Sensors Integrated in Reaction Tubes, XI Conference on Optical Chemical Sensors and biosensors ( EUROPTRODE XI), Spain, p.235 (2012)  Download this Publication (172KB).
    9. V. Toccafondo, J.G. Castello, M.J. Banuls, J. Escorihuela, T. Claes, P. Bienstman, A. Maquieira, J.Garcia-Ruperez, Detecting on-chip DNA hybridization using silicon based mircoring resonators, XI Conference on Optical Chemical Sensors and biosensors ( EUROPTRODE XI), Spain, p.155 (2012)  Download this Publication (180KB).
    10. P. Bienstman, T. Claes, C. Lerma Arce, W. Bogaerts, K. Komorowska, D. Van Thourhout, Novel Ring Resonator Based Biosensors, CLEO Europe (invited), Germany, p.jsiv1.3-sun (2011)  Download this Publication (71KB).
    11. W.A.D. De Cort, J. Beeckman, T. Claes, K. Neyts, R. Baets, Widely Tunable Silicon-On-Insulator Ring Resonators with a Liquid Crystal Cladding, IEEE Photonics 2011 Conference (IPC11), p.541-542 (2011)  Download this Publication (776KB).
    12. K. Van Acoleyen, J. Roels, T. Claes, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, NEMS-based optical phase modulator fabricated on Silicon-On-Insulator, 8th International Conference on Group IV Photonics, FC6, United Kingdom, p.371-373 (2011)  Download this Publication (994KB).
    13. T. Claes, W. Bogaerts, P. Bienstman, Vernier-cascade silicon photonic label-free biosensor with very large sensitivity and low-cost interrogation, Proceedings of SPIE 8099, United States, (2011)  Download this Publication (1.3MB).
    14. Daniel Hill, Niklas Sandström, Kristinn Gylfason, Fredrik Carlborg, Mikael Karlsson, T. Moh, Tommy Haraldsson, Hans Sohlström, Aman Russom, Göran Stemme, Wouter van der Wijngaart, T. Claes, P. Bienstman, A. Kazmierczak, F. Dortu, M. J. Bañuls Polo, A. Maquieira Catala, G. M. Kresbach, L. Vivien, J. Popplewell, G. Ronan, C. A. Barrios, Microfluidic and transducer technologies for lab on a chip applications, 32nd Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC, Argentina, p.305-307 (2010)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
    15. K. De Vos, J. Girones, T. Claes, E. Schacht, R. Baets, P. Bienstman, High throughput label-free biosensing with silicon-on-insulator microring resonators, Europt(r)ode X , Czech Republic, (2010)  Download this Publication (108KB).
    16. G. Yurtsever, K. De Vos, T. Claes, P.P.P. Debackere, P. Bienstman, R. Baets, Photonic Biosensors in Silicon-on-Insulator , 2nd International Conference On Silicon Photonics (invited), United States, (2010)  Download this Publication (124KB).
    17. K. De Vos, P.P.P. Debackere, T. Claes, J. Girones, W.A.D. De Cort, E. Schacht, R. Baets, P. Bienstman, Label-free biosensors on silicon-on-insulator optical chips, SPIE Optics and Photonics (invited), 7397(37), United States, (2009)  Download this Publication (1.5MB).
    18. G. Roelkens, D. Taillaert, F. Van Laere, D. Vermeulen, J. Schrauwen, S. Scheerlinck, T. Claes, W. Bogaerts, P. Dumon, S. Selvaraja, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Interfacing optical fibers and high refractive indx contrast waveguide circuits using diffractive grating couplers, Photonics West (invited), United States, (2009)  Download this Publication (1.8MB).
    19. P. Bienstman, K. De Vos, T. Claes, P.P.P. Debackere, R. Baets, J. Girones, E. Schacht, Biosensors in silicon on insulator, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West 2009-OPTO: Integrated Optoelectronics Devices, 7220, United States, p.722000 (9 pages) (2009)  Download this Publication (1.9MB).
    20. J. Schrauwen, T. Claes, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Focused-ion-beam fabrication of slots in silicon waveguides and ring resonators, Proceedings Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, 2008, Netherlands, p.55-58 (2008)  Download this Publication (393KB).
    21. T. Claes, J. Girones, K. De Vos, P. Bienstman, R. Baets, Label-free biosensing with silicon-on-insulator slotted racetrack resonator, Proceedings Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, 2008, Netherlands, p.23-26 (2008)  Download this Publication (392KB).
        National Conferences

      1. T. Claes, Towards a lab-on-a-chip: detecting proteins with light, 9e Ugent - FirW doctoraatssymposium, Belgium, p.62-63 (2008)  Download this Publication (328KB).
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