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Gregory Howland

Assistant Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

585-475-4594
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Gregory Howland

Assistant Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

585-475-4594

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Published Conference Proceedings
Niekerk, Matthew van, et al. "Demonstration of Two-Dimensional Extreme Skin Depth Engineering in CMOS Photonics Foundry." Proceedings of the Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science, 14-17 September 2020, Washington DC. Ed. B. Lee, et al. Washington, District of Columbia: Optical Society of America, Web.
Melanson, Bryan, et al. "Narrow Linewidth Photoluminescence from Top-Down Fabricated 20 nm InGaN/GaN Quantum Dots at Room Temperature." Proceedings of the Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics, May 10-15, 2020, Washington, DC. Ed. na. Washington, District of Columbia: Optical Society of America, Web.
Starling, David J, et al. "TM Polarized Photon Pair Generation in Linearly Uncoupled Silicon Resonators." Proceedings of the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Ed. na. Washington, District of Columbia: Optical Society of America, Web.
Niekerk, Matthew van, et al. "Experimental Evolutionary Optimization of an Active Multimode Interferometer." Proceedings of the Conerence of Lasers and Electro-Optics, 10-15 May 2020, Washington, DC. Ed. na. Washington, District of Columbia: Optical Society of America, Web.
Agarwal, Anu, et al. "A Modular Laboratory Curriculum for Teaching Integrated Photonics to Students with Diverse Backgrounds." Proceedings of the Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics. Ed. Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard and Joseph A. Shaw. Quebec City, Quebec: Optical Society of America, 2019. Web.
Saini, Sajan, et al. "Integrated Photonics and Application-Specific Design on a Massive Open Online Course Platform." Proceedings of the Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics: ETOP 2019. Ed. Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard and Joseph A Shaw. Quebec City, Quebec: SPIE, 2019. Web.
Niekerk, Matthew van, et al. "Approximating Large Scale Arbitrary Unitaries with Integrated Multimode Interferometers." Proceedings of the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing. Ed. Eric Donkor and Michael Hayduk. Baltimore, MD: SPIE, 2019. Web.
Journal Paper
Niekerk, Matthew van, et al. "Two-dimensional Extreme Skin Depth Engineering for CMOS Photonics." arXiv. 2005.14625 (2020): 1-13. Web.
Schneeloch, James, et al. "Quantifying Entanglement in a 68-billion Dimensional Quantum State Space." Nature Communications 10. 1 (2019): 1-7. Web.
Schneeloch, James, et al. "Introduction to the absolute brightness and number statistics in spontaneous parametric down-conversion." Journal of Optics 21. 4 (2019): 1-28. Web.
Starling, David J, et al. "Nonlinear Photon Pair Generation in a Highly Dispersive Medium." Physical Review Applied 13. 41005 (2020): 1-5. Web.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Howland, Gregory. "Quantifying Entanglement in Large Quantum Photonic Systems." IEEE Photonics Conference. IEEE Photonics Society. Vancouver, CA. 28 Sep. 2020. Conference Presentation.

Currently Teaching

PHYS-791
0 Credits
Graduate-level research by the candidate on an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
PHYS-790
1 - 4 Credits
Graduate-level research by the candidate on an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
PHYS-495
1 - 3 Credits
This course is a faculty-directed student project or research involving laboratory work, computer modeling, or theoretical calculations that could be considered of an original nature. The level of study is appropriate for students in their final two years of study.

In the News

  • October 14, 2020

    researchers in masks working in a lab.

    L3Harris becomes industry partner for RIT’s Future Photon Initiative

    RIT’s Future Photon Initiative (FPI) and L3Harris have entered into a new industry partnership to develop quantum technologies. The partners will begin developing next steps for experiments and analysis focused on quantum information processing for communication, sensing, and computing.

  • March 31, 2020

    four researchers looking at computer that's analyzing a quantum photonics wafer.

    Making a quantum leap

    Researchers from RIT’s Future Photon Initiative, in collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory, have produced the Department of Defense’s first-ever fully integrated quantum photonics wafer.

  • August 27, 2019

    Structure of balls and pins.

    A practical method to measure quantum entanglement  

    Tech Explorist reports on a new technique by RIT researchers for quantifying entanglement that has major implications for developing the next generation of technology in computing, simulation, secure communication and other fields.