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Henry M. Van Driel

 

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H.M. van Driel
Professor

Experimental Condensed Matter and Quantum Optics

Ultrafast phenomena in semicoductors,
femtosecond laser physics,
quantum coherence phenomena,
photonic crystals 
 
Telephone: (416) 978-4200
Fax: (416) 978-2537
 

Curriculum Vitae

Professor:  Ph.D., U. of Toronto (1975),  NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, U. of Arizona 1975-6, Visiting Scientist (Harvard; 1982, Max Planck Institutes;1990, 1991-2, U of Amsterdam; 1999),  J.S. Guggenheim Fellow (1986-7), von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award (1991); Killam Fellow (1997-9), Fellow, Optical Society of America (1989-), Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (1997-), Principal Investigator, Photonics Research Ontario, 1988- 



Research Interests

Coherent Control

Photonic Bandgap Crystals



Links to Societies

CAP NSERC Liaison Committee


Recent Publications

F. Genereux, S.W. Leonard, H.M. van Driel, A. Birner, and U. Gösele 

"Large birefringence in two-dimensional silicon photonic crystals"
Physical Review B 63, 161101R (2001).  
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

K.C. Hall, S.W. Leonard, H.M. van Driel, A.R. Kost and E. Selvig, 

"Suppression of intervalley scattering in Ga(As)Sb quantum wells"
Applied Physics Letters 77, 2882 (2000).  
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

S.W. Leonard, H.M. van Driel, A. Birner, U. Gösele, P.R. Villeneuve 

"Single-mode transmission in two-dimensional macroporous silicon photonic crystal waveguides"
Optics Letters 25, 1550 (2000).  
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

H.M. van Driel, and W.L. Vos, 

"Multiple Bragg wave coupling in photonic band-gap crystals"
Physical Review B 62, 9872 (2000).  
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

N. Shamir, J.G. Mihaychuk, and H.M. van Driel, 

"Trapping and detrapping of electrons photoinjected from silicon to ultrathin SiO2 overlayers. I. In vacuum and in the presence of ambient oxygen"
Journal of Applied Physics 88, 896 (2000).  
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

N. Shamir and H.M. van Driel, 

"Trapping and detrapping of electrons photoinjected from silicon to ultrathin SiO2 overlayers. II. In He, Ar, H2, N2, CO and N2O"
Journal of Applied Physics 88, 909 (2000).  
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

A. Blanco, E. Chomski, S. Grabtchak, M. Ibisate, S. John, S. W. Leonard, C. Lopez, F. Meseguer, H. Miguez, J. P. Mondia, G. A. Ozin, O. Toader and H. M. van Driel, 

"Large-scale synthesis of a silicon photonic crystal with a complete three-dimensional bandgap near 1.5 micrometres"
Nature 405, 437 (2000). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

S. W. Leonard, J. P. Mondia, H. M. van Driel, O. Toader, S. John, K. Busch, A. Birner, U. Gösele and V. Lehmann,

"Tunable two-dimensional photonic crystals using liquid-crystal infiltration"
Physical Review B 61, R2389-R2392 (2000). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

D. Côté, J.M. Fraser, M. DeCamp, P.H. Bucksbaum and H.M. van Driel,

"THz emission from coherently controlled photocurrents in GaAs"
Applied Physics Letters 75, 3959-3961 (1999). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

K.C. Hall, S.W. Leonard, H.M. van Driel, A.R. Kost, E. Selvig and D.H. Chow,

"Subpicosecond spin relaxation in GaAsSb multiple quantum wells"
Applied Physics Letters 75, 3665-3667 (1999). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

S.W. Leonard, H.M. van Driel, K. Busch, S. John, A. Birner, A.-P. Li, F. Müller, U. Gösele and V. Lehmann,

"Attenuation of optical transmission within the band gap of thin two-dimensional macroporous silicon photonic crystals"
Applied Physics Letters 75, 3063-3065 (1999). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

J.M. Fraser, A.I. Shkrebtii, J.E. Sipe and H.M. van Driel,

"Quantum Interference in Electron-hole Generation in Noncentrosymmetric Semiconductors"
Physical Review Letters 83, 4192-4195 (1999). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

N. Laman, A. I. Shkrebtii, J. E. Sipe and H. M. van Driel,

"Quantum interference control of currents in CdSe with a single optical beam"
Applied Physics Letters 75, 2581-2583 (1999).
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

G. R. Allan and H. M. van Driel,

"Coherence dynamics of excitons and continuum excitations in InP"
Physical Review B 59, 15740-15747 (1999).
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

N. Shamir, J. G. Mihaychuk, and H. M. van Driel ,

"Universal Mechanism for Gas Adsorption and Electron Trapping on Oxidized Silicon"
Physical Review Letters 82, 359-361 (1999).
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

Yuri Yashkir and H. M. van Driel,

"Passively Q-Switched 1.57-µm Intracavity Optical Parametric Oscillator "
Applied Optics 38, 2554-2559 (1999).

Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

J.M. Fraser, A. Haché, A.I. Shkrebtii, J.E. Sipe and H.M. van Driel,

"Three color coherent generation and control of current in low-temperature-grown GaAs"
Applied Physics Letters 74, 2014-2016 (1999). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

A. Haché, J.E. Sipe and H.M. van Driel,

"Quantum interference control of electrical currents in GaAs"
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 34, 1144 - 1154 (1998).
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

Daniel Côté and Henry M. van Driel,

"Period doubling of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser by total mode locking"
Optics Letters 23, 715-717 (1998).
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

J.M. Fraser, D. Wang, A. Haché, G.R. Allan, and H.M. van Driel,

"Generation of high-repetition-rate femtosecond pulses from 8 to 18 microns"
Applied Optics 36, 5044-5047 (1997). 
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

A. Haché, Y. Kostoulas, R. Atanasov, J. L. P. Hughes, J. E. Sipe, and H. M. van Driel,

"Observation of Coherently Controlled Photocurrent in Unbiased, Bulk GaAs"
Physical Review Letters 78, 306-309 (1997).

Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

R. Atanasov, A. Haché, J. L. P. Hughes, H. M. van Driel, and J. E. Sipe,
"Coherent control of photocurrent generation in bulk semiconductors"
Physical Review Letters 76, 1703-1706 (1996).
Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ]

J. Bloch, J. G. Mihaychuk, and H. M. van Driel,

"Electron Photoinjection from Silicon to Ultrathin SiO2 Films via Ambient Oxygen"
Physical Review Letters 77, 920-923 (1996).

Abstract      Full text[ PDF file ] 

D. R. Walker, C. J. Flood, and H. M. van Driel ,

"Kilohertz all-solid-state picosecond lithium triborate optical parametric generator"
Optics Letters 20, 145-147 (1995).
Abstract      Full text not available

J.G. Mihaychuk, J. Bloch, Y. Liu and H.M. van Driel,

"Time-dependent Second Harmonic Generation from the Si/SiO2 Interface Induced by Charge Transfer"
Optics Letters 20, 2063-5 (1995).
Abstract      Full text not available

J. J. Kuta, H. M. van Driel, D. Landheer and Y. Feng ,

"Polarization dependence of the temporal response of metal-semiconductor-metal photodetectors"
Applied Physics Letters 65, 3146-3148 (1994).

Abstract      Full text[ PDFfile ]

G. Lüpke, D.J. Bottomley and H.M. van Driel,

"SiO2/Si interfacial structure on vicinal Si(100) studied with second-harmonic generation"
Physical Review B 47, 10389-94 (1993).

Abstract      Full text[ PDFfile ]

Q. Fu, G. Mak and H. M. van Driel, 

"High Power, 62 Fs Optical Parametric Oscillator Synchronously Pumped by a 76-MHz Ti-Sapphire Laser"
Optics Letters 17, 1006-8 (1992).
Abstract      Full text not available


Recent Patents

H.M. van Driel and J.E. Sipe, Coherent Control of Photocurrents in Bulk
Semiconductors, (Canadian and U. S. Patents); US granted, June, 1997,
Canadian pending. 


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