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Mr. Kumar Saurav 

This person is working in this group since 2013.
Affiliation: Ghent University-IMEC
Department of Information Technology (INTEC)
Address: Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 15
9052 Gent
Office: iGent, Office 130.034
Phone: +32-933-14841
Research Area: Super-resolved microscopy enabled by silicon photonics
Kumar Saurav received his 5 year integrated Master's degree in Photonics from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin, India in June 2012 . As a part of Master's degree he completed his master thesis on "ā€œDevelopment of a Confocal Microscope for Single Molecule Fluorescence Analysis: Application to Confocal Luminescence Imaging of Single-Crystalline gold microtriangles" at Institut Fresnel, Marseilles, France. Since 2013 he is working in PRG, INTEC, UGent, developing photonic crystal cavities to probe biological solution with nanoscale resolution.

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Publications (9)

    International Journals

  1. A. Diaz Tormo , D. Khalenkow, K. Saurav, A.G. Skirtach, N. Le Thomas, Superresolution 4pi Raman microscopy, Optics Letters, 42(21), p.4410-4413 (2017).
  2. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Probing the fundamental detection limit of photonic crystal cavities, Optica, 4(7), p.757-763 (2017)  Download this Publication (1.4MB).
  3. K. Saurav, S. Kumari, N. Le Thomas, CMOS Fabricated Large Array of Free Standing Substrate-Less Photonic Crystal Cavities for Biosensing Applications, IEEE Photonics Journal, 9(2), (2017)  Download this Publication (701KB).
      International Conferences

    1. K. Saurav, S. Kumari, N. Le Thomas, CMOS fabricated large array of free standing substrate-less photonic crystal cavities for biosensing applications, accepted for publication in IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC),  (to be published).
    2. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Impact of the light coupling on the sensing properties of photonic crystal cavity modes, SPIE Photonics West, United States, p.paper 10077OP (2017)  Download this Publication (866KB).
    3. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Imaging of photonic crystal cavity mode via refractive index sensing, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Belgium, p.255-258 (2016)  Download this Publication (470KB).
    4. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Mapping nano-object induced perturbations of photonic crystal cavity modes, PECS-XII, United Kingdom, (2016).
    5. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, Fabrication of substrate-less planar silicon photonic crystal cavities , Proceedings of the 20th Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, (2015).
    6. K. Saurav, N. Le Thomas, On-chip photonic crystal cavity designs for nanoparticle characterization , Taking Detection to the Limit: Biosensing with Optical Microcavities., Germany, (2014)  Download this Publication (195KB).
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