Boon S. Ooi

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division

Photonics Laboratory


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​Ph.D., Electronics & Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK, 1994
  • B.Eng, Electronics & Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow UK, 1992

Research Interests

​Professor Ooi's research is primarily concerned with the study of semiconductor lasers and photonic integrated circuits. Specifically, he has contributed significantly to the development of practical technologies for semiconductor photonics integrated circuits, and the development of novel broadband semiconductor lasers, multiple-wavelength lasers and superluminescent diodes. Most recently, he focuses his research on the areas of GaN-based nanostructures and lasers for applications such as solid-state lighting and visible light communications.

Selected Publications

  • ​​D. Prianti, I. Dursun, M.S. Alias, D. Shi, V.A. Melnikov, T.K. Ng, O.F. Mohammed, O.M. Bakr, and B.S. Ooi, "The recombination mechanisms leading to amplified spontaneous emission at the true-green wavelength in CH3NH3PbBr3 perovskites", Applied Physics Letters, 106, 081902, 2015
  • R. T. ElAfandy, M. A. Majid, T. K. Ng, L. Zhao, D. Cha and B. S. Ooi, "Exfoliation of threading dislocation free single crystalline ultrathin gallium nitride nanomembrane", Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 24(16), pp2305-2311, 2014
  • Mohammed Zahed Mustafa Khan, Tien Khee Ng, and Boon S. Ooi, "Self-assembled InAs/InP quantum dots and quantum dashes: Material structures and devices",Progress in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 38(6), pp237–313, 2014
  • T. Frost, S. Jahangir, E. Stark, S. Deshpande. A. Hazari, C. Zhao, B. S. Ooi, P. Bhattacharya, "A monolithic electrically injected nanowire laser on (001) silicon",Nano Letters, Vol.14 (8), pp4535-4541, 2014
  • M. Z. M. Khan, M. A. Majid, T. K. Ng, D. Cha, and B. S. Ooi "Simultaneous quantum dash-well emission in a chirped dash-in-well superluminescent diode with spectral bandwidth >700nm", Optics Letters, vol. 38 (19), pp. 3720-3723, 2013
  • B. S. Ooi, H. S. Djie, Y. Wang, C. L. Tan, J. C.M. Hwang, X. M. Fang, J. M. Fastenau, A. W.K. Liu, G. T. Dang, and W. H. Chang "Quantum dashes on InP substrate for broadband emitter applications", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 14(4), pp 1230-1238, July/August 2008