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image007Nelson Sze-Chun Chan

陳仕俊

Associate Professor

B.Eng.(EEE) HKU, M.S.(EE), Ph.D. UCLA

 

 


Email: scchan@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-4227

Address: AC1-G6352, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~scchan/

http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=yuNi2bAAAAAJ&hl=en

 


 

Dr. Nelson Sze-Chun Chan received the B.Eng. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, in 2001, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering and the State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. He received the Dr. Bor-Uei Chen Scholarship of the Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans in 2007 and the departmental Outstanding Teacher Awards in 2009-2014. He served as a Guest Associate Editor of International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos since 2010 and one of the Guest Editors of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (Issue on Semiconductor Lasers) in 2013. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

 

His research interests include nonlinear dynamics of semiconductor lasers, optical chaos generation, radio-over-fiber, and photonic microwave generation. Some information on the research is reported in the following SPIE Newsroom article: http://spie.org/x119677.xml

 


 

AWARDs

·      Outstanding Teaching Award - 2nd Prize (CityU EE Level 4 2013/2014)

·      Outstanding Teaching Award - 1st Prize (CityU BEngECE full-time 2011/2012)

·      Outstanding Teaching Award - 2nd Prize  (CityU BEngECE full-time 2010/2011)

·      Outstanding Teaching Award - 1st Prize(CityU BEngECE full-time 2009/2010)

·      Dr. B.-U. Chen Scholarship (Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans 2007)

·      Fellowship (UCLA 2001-2007)

·      Dr. S.-F. King Prize (HKU 2000-2001)

·      JVC Shun Hing Scholarship (HKU 1999-2000)

·      Dean’s Honor List (HKU 1998-2001)

 


 

Research Grants

[GRF: Hong Kong Research Grant Council General Research Fund.]

·         GRF-2014/16 All-Optical Parallel Random Bit Generation Using Chaotic Semiconductor Lasers

·         GRF-2015/17 Analytical Investigation on Period-One Oscillation Dynamics in Semiconductor Lasers

·         GRF-2017/19 Chaotic Secret Key Distribution Using Optically Injected Lasers

 

Research Assistant and PhD positions are available for self-motivated applicants at all levels with strong interest in conducting original research. Prior experiences in numerical simulations, optical experiments, microwave measurements, and/or nonlinear dynamics would be preferred. Applications are considered throughout the year until vacancies are filled. Applicants are encouraged to send a full CV through email to scchan@cityu.edu.hk

 


 

JOURNAL PuBLICATIONS

 

·         Cheng Wang, Jun-Ping Zhuang, Frederic Grillot, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Contribution of off-resonant states to the phase noise of quantum dot lasers”, Optics Express, vol. 24, pp. 29872-29880 (2016) [Link] image003

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang, Xiao-Zhou Li, Song-Sui Li, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Frequency-modulated microwave generation with feedback stabilization using an optically injected semiconductor laser”, Optics Letters, vol. 41, pp. 5764-5767 (2016) [PDF] image003

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, Song-Sui Li, Jian-Bo Gao, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Randomness Evaluation for an Optically Injected Chaotic Semiconductor Laser by Attractor Reconstruction”, Physical Review E, vol. 94, p. 042214 (2016) [Link] image003

 

·         Cheng Wang, Ravi Raghunathan, Kevin Schires, Sze-Chun Chan, Luke F. Lester, and Frederic Grillot, “Optically injected InAs/GaAs quantum dot laser for tunable photonic microwave generation”, Optics Letters, vol. 41, pp. 1153-1156 (2016) [Link]

 

·         Song-Sui Li, Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, Gabor Mezosi, Marc Sorel, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Square-wave oscillations in a semiconductor ring laser subject to counter-directional delayed mutual feedback”, Optics Letters, vol. 41, pp. 812-815 (2016) [Link]

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li, Song-Sui Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Random bit generation at tunable rates using a chaotic semiconductor laser under distributed feedback”, Optics Letters, vol. 40, pp. 3970-3973 (2015) [PDF]

 

·         Song-Sui Li and Sze-Chun Chan, “Chaotic Time-delay Signature Suppression in a Semiconductor Laser with Frequency-detuned Grating Feedback”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 21, p. 1800812 (2015) [PDF]

 

·         Zhu-Qiang Zhong, Song-Sui Li, Sze-Chun Chan, Guang-Qiong Xia, and Zheng-Mao Wu, “Polarization-resolved time-delay signatures of chaos induced by FBG-feedback in VCSEL”, Optics Express, vol. 23, pp. 15459-15468 (2015) [PDF]

 

·         Xie Wang, Xiao-Zhou Li, Sze-Chun Chan, and Kenneth K. Y. Wong, “Modulation instability in a highly nonlinear fiber for discrete-time pulsed random bit generation”, Optics Letters, vol. 40, pp. 2665-2667 (2015) [PDF]

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang, Vincenzo Pusino, Ding Ying, Sze-Chun Chan, and Marc Sorel, “Experimental investigation on anticolliding-pulse mode-locked semiconductor lasers”, Optics Letters, vol. 40, pp. 617-620 (2015) [PDF]

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang and Sze-Chun Chan, “Phase noise characteristics of microwave signals generated by semiconductor laser dynamics”, Optics Express, vol. 23, pp. 2777-2797 (2015) [PDF]

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li and Sze-Chun Chan, “Heterodyne Random Bit Generation Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser in Chaos”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 49, pp. 829-838 (2013) [PDF]

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang and Sze-Chun Chan, “Tunable photonic microwave generation using optically injected semiconductor laser dynamics with optical feedback stabilization”, Optics Letters, vol. 38, pp. 344-346 (2013) [PDF]

 

·         Cheng-Hao Chu, Shiuan-Li Lin, Sze-Chun Chan, and Sheng-Kwang Hwang, “All-Optical Modulation Format Conversion Using Nonlinear Dynamics of Semiconductor Lasers”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 48, pp.1389-1396 (2012) [PDF]

 

·         Song-Sui Li, Qing Liu, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Distributed Feedbacks for Time-Delay Signature Suppression of Chaos Generated From a Semiconductor Laser”, IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 4, pp.1930-1935 (2012) [PDF]

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li and Sze-Chun Chan, “Random bit generation using an optically injected semiconductor laser in chaos with oversampling”, Optics Letters, vol. 37, pp. 2163-2165 (2012) [PDF]

 

·         Cuicui Cui and Sze-Chun Chan, “Performance Analysis on Using Period-One Oscillation of Optically Injected Semiconductor Lasers for Radio-over-Fiber Uplinks”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 48, pp. 490-499 (2012) [PDF]

 

·         Xuelei Fu, Sze-Chun Chan, Qing Liu, and Kenneth Kin-Yip Wong, Broadband Optical Chaos for Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Suppression in Power-over-Fiber,” Applied Optics, vol. 50, pp. E92-E96 (2011) [PDF]

 

·         Sheng-Kwang Hwang, Sze-Chun Chan, Shie-Chin Hsieh, and Cheng-Yu Li, Photonic Microwave Generation and Transmission Using Direct Modulation of Stably Injection-Locked Semiconductor Lasers,” Optics Communications, vol. 284, pp. 3581-3589 (2011) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Qing Liu, Zhu Wang, and Kin Seng Chiang, Tunable Negative-Tap Photonic Microwave Filter Based on a Cladding-Mode Coupler and an Optically Injected Laser of Large Detuning,” Optics Express, vol. 19, no. 13, pp. 12045-12052 (2011) [PDF]

 

·         K. W. Cheng, M. A. Uddin, H. P. Chan, and S.-C. Chan, “Optical Alignment Tolerances in Double-Side Irradiated Self-Written Waveguide-Induced Fiber Arrays Packages”, Optics Communications, vol. 283, pp. 2669-2675 (2010)

 

·         Xuelei Fu, Cuicui Cui, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser for Photonic Microwave Frequency Mixing in Radio-over-Fiber”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 24, pp. 849-860 (2010) [PDF]

 

·         F. K. W. Chan, H. C. So, S.-C. Chan, W. H. Lau, and C. F. Chan, “Accurate Parameter Estimation for Wave Equation”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 102, pp. 31-48 (2010)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, “Analysis of an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser for Microwave Generation”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 421-428 (2010) [PDF]

 

·         Cuicui Cui, Xuelei Fu, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Double-Locked Semiconductor Laser for Radio-over-Fiber Uplink Transmission”, Optics Letters, vol. 34, pp. 3821-3823 (2009) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan and Wallace K.S. Tang, “Chaotic Dynamics of Laser Diodes with Strongly Modulated Optical Injection”, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 3417-3424 (2009) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Rosemary Diaz, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Novel Photonic Applications of Nonlinear Semiconductor Laser Dynamics”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 40, pp. 83-95 (2008) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Sheng-Kwang Hwang, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Period-One Oscillation for Photonic Microwave Transmission Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, Optics Express, vol. 15, no. 22, pp. 14921-14935 (2007) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Guang-Qiong Xia, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Optical Generation of a Precise Microwave Frequency Comb by Harmonic Frequency Locking”, Optics Letters, vol. 32, no. 13, pp. 1917-1919 (2007) [PDF]

 

·         Guang-Qiong Xia, Sze-Chun Chan, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Multistability in a Semiconductor Laser with Optoelectronic Feedback”, Optics Express, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 572-576 (2007) [PDF]

 

·         Rosemary Diaz, Sze-Chun Chan, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Lidar Detection Using a Dual-Frequency Source”, Optics Letters, vol. 31, no. 24, pp. 3600-3602 (2006) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Sheng-Kwang Hwang, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Radio-over-Fiber AM-to-FM Upconversion Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, Optics Letters, vol. 31, no. 15, pp. 2254-2256 (2006) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan and Jia-Ming Liu, “Frequency Modulation on Single Sideband Using Controlled Dynamics of an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 699-705 (2006) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan and Jia-Ming Liu, “Microwave Frequency Division and Multiplication Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 41, no. 9, pp. 1142-1147 (2005) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan and Jia-Ming Liu, “Tunable Narrow-Linewidth Photonic Microwave Generation Using Semiconductor Laser Dynamics”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 1025-1032 (2004) [PDF]

 

 

conference PRESENTATIONS

 

·         Song-Sui Li, Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang and Sze-Chun Chan, “Random bits from grating-induced laser chaos”, 1 July 2016, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201606.006476

 

·         Song-Sui Li, Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Randomness Extraction from a Chaotic Laser Diode with Dispersive Self-injection”, Photonics West, Proc. of SPIE,        97420C, Feb. 2016 (invited)

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, Song-Sui Li, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Nondeterministic Random Bits Extraction from Injected Chaotic Semiconductor Lasers, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications NOLTA (2016)

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang, Xiao-Zhou Li, Song-Sui Li, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Numerical Investigation on Frequency-modulated Continuous-wave Dynamics in a Semiconductor Laser”, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference ACP (2015)

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang, Xiao-Zhou Li, Song-Sui Li, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Microwave Phase Noise Characteristics of P1 Dynamics in Semiconductor Lasers”, International Symposium on Physics and Applications of Laser Dynamics (2015 invited)

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li, Song-Sui Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, Jianbo Gao, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Feedback Delay Identification by Time-Dependent Exponent Evaluation for a Chaotic Semiconductor Laser”, OSA Frontiers in Optics, FTh (2015)

 

·         Song-Sui Li, Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Chaotic Semiconductor Lasers with Time-delay Signatures Suppressed by Feedback from Optimized FBGs”, OSA Frontiers in Optics, FTu3B.5 (2015)

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang, Song-Sui Li, Xiao-Zhou Li, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Dual-loop Optical Feedback for Microwave Phase Noise Reduction in Nonlinear Dynamics of Semiconductor Lasers”, OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (2015)

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li, Jun-Ping Zhuang, Song-Sui Li, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Chaotic Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser for Random Bit Generation by Electrical Heterodyning”, International Symposium on Physics and Applications of Laser Dynamics, pp. 35-36 (2013)

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang and Sze-Chun Chan, “Narrow-Linewidth Photonic Microwave Generation Using Nonlinear Dynamics of Semiconductor Lasers Under Optical Injection with Dual-Loop Feedback”, OSA Frontiers in Optics, FTu1B7 (2013)

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang and Sze-Chun Chan, “Stability of 24-GHz Period-One Oscillation of an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser with Dual-Loop Optical Feedback”, Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference AP-RASC,  D2a1 (2013 invited)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan,Period-One Oscillations in Laser Diodes for Microwave Photonic Applications”, International Workshop on Chaos-Fractals Theories and Applications (2013 keynote)

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li and Sze-Chun Chan, “Chaotic Random Bit Generation by Optical Injection of Laser Diodes”, International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology (2013 invited)

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li and Sze-Chun Chan, “Fast Random Bit Generation Using Oversampled Optical Chaos”, IEEE PhotonicsGlobal@Singapore (IPGC), 3-1G-2 (2012 invited)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, “Laser Dynamics for Microwave Photonics: From Narrowband to Broadband”, International Symposium on Physics and Applications of Laser Dynamics (2012 invited)

 

·         Xiao-Zhou Li and Sze-Chun Chan, “40-Gbps random bit generation by oversampling chaos from an injected semiconductor laser”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 8552, p. 855220 (2012 invited)

 

·         Sheng-Kwang Hwang, Sze-Chun Chan, Yu-Han Hung, Shiuan-Li Lin, and Cheng Chu, “Optical Signal Processing Using Nonlinear Period-One Dynamics of Semiconductor Lasers”, Nonlinear Theory and its Applications NOLTA, #9128 (2012)

 

·         Jun-Ping Zhuang, Xiao-Zhou Li, Song-Sui Li, Sheng-Kwang Hwang, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Radio-over-Fiber Applications of Semiconductor Lasers in Period-One Oscillation”, Nonlinear Theory and its Applications NOLTA, #9038 (2012)

 

·         Sheng-Kwang Hwang, Sze-Chun Chan, Shiuan-Li Lin, Cheng-Hao Chu, and Yu-Han Hung, “Conversion between Optical ASK and Optical FSK Using Nonlinear Dynamics of Semiconductor Lasers”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 8432, p. 843210 (2012)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, “Applications of Nonlinear Laser Dynamics”, UK-Hong Kong Frontiers of Science Symposium by Royal Society and Croucher Foundation (2011)

 

·         Qing Liu and Sze-Chun Chan, “Coherence Reduction by Nonlinear Propagation of Optical Chaos Generated from Semiconductor Laser Dynamics”, OSA Frontiers in Optics, FThM6 (2011)

 

·         Ming-Kit Chan, Qing Liu, and Sze-Chun Chan, Bandwidth Enhancement of Chaotic Signals from an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser by Nonlinear Propagation,” OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, 7C4_5 (2011)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Qing Liu, Zhu Wang, and Kin Seng Chiang, Microwave Photonics Applications of Optically Injected Semiconductor Lasers,” Photonics 2010, MP T2E (2010 invited)

 

·         Xuelei Fu, Sze-Chun Chan, and Kenneth Kin-Yip Wong, “Power-over-Fiber Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser in Chaotic Dynamics”, OSA Frontiers in Optics, FTuA4 (2010)

 

·         Cuicui Cui, Xuelei Fu, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Optically Controlled Radio-over-Fiber Uplink Using Double-Locked Semiconductor Lasers”, OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, 9A2-3 (2010)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, “High-Speed Dynamics of Double-Locked Semiconductor Lasers”, Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference, TA4-1 (2010 invited)

 

·         Sheng-Kwang Hwang, Sze-Chun Chan, Shie-Chin Hsieh, and Cheng-Yu Li, “Direct Modulation of Stably Injection-Locked Semiconductor Lasers for Photonic Microwave Transmission”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 7720, p. 77200V (2010)

 

·         Xuelei Fu, Cuicui Cui, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Photonic Microwave Frequency Mixing Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, OSA Frontiers in Optics, FMD3 (2009)

 

·         Xuelei Fu, Cuicui Cui, and Sze-Chun Chan, “A Photonic Microwave Mixer Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser for RoF Applications”, OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, ThLP71 (2009)

 

·         Cuicui Cui, Xuelei Fu, and Sze-Chun Chan, “Radio-over-Fiber Uplink Transmission Using an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, ThP3 (2009)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, “Microwave Photonic Applications of Semiconductor Laser Nonlinear Dynamics”, International Conference on Nonlinear Science Dynamics Days Asia Pacific (2008 invited)

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, “Frequency Division Multiplexed Radio-over-Fiber Transmission using an Optically Injected Laser Diode”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 6997, p. 69971Y (2008) [PDF]

 

·         Rosemary Diaz, Sze-Chun Chan, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Dual-Frequency Multifunction Lidar”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 6457, p. 64570O (2007) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan, Sheng-Kwang Hwang, and Jia-Ming Liu, “Radio-over-Fiber Transmission from an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser in Period-One State”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 6468, p. 646811 (2007) [PDF]

 

·         Sze-Chun Chan and Jia-Ming Liu, “Microwave Frequency Switching of an Optically Injected Semiconductor Laser”, Optical Society of America Frontiers in Optics, FTuA5 (2005)

 

 

BOOK CHAPTER

Sze-Chun Chan and Jia-Ming Liu, “Control of Semiconductor Laser Dynamics for Tunable Photonic Microwave Generation and Applications”, Recent Advances in Laser Dynamics: Control and Synchronization, Research Signpost, ISBN 978-81-308-0262-6 (2008) [LINK]

 

Patent Application

Sze-Chun Chan, Sheng-Kwang Hwang, and Jia-Ming Liu, “All-optical AM-to-FM up-conversion for radio-over-fiber”, Patent No. US 8,861,969 B2 (2014) [LINK]

 


TEACHING

For the general public, here is a short clip about optical fibers [LINK]

1.      EE2104 Introduction to Electromagnetics [LINK]

2.      EE2108 Engineering Analysis [LINK]

3.      EE4105 Laser Applications [LINK]

4.      EE5432 Applications of Lasers in Optoelectronics [LINK]

 

 


Professional AFFILIATIONS

·      Guest Editor, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (Issue on Semiconductor Lasers 2013)

·      Guest Associate Editor, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos (since 2010)

·      Vice-Chairman, IEEE Photonics Society, Hong Kong Chapter (since 2014)

·      Hon. Treasurer, Hong Kong Optical Engineering Society HKOES (since 2010)

·      Reviewer for IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Optics Express, Optics Letters, Optics Communication, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters etc..

 


Last Updated: 17 Dec 2016