The Berini Group



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Professor Berini has had the privilege and great pleasure of directing or co-directing the following very bright individuals to the completion of their graduate degrees

Unless noted otherwise, degrees are in Electrical and Computer Engineering:

Name Degree Year Co-Director Thesis Title
Pengshuai Ren M.A.Sc. 2018 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication of biosensors in Cytop with wafer-bonded lidding
Badrul Alam Ph.D. (visiting) 2018 Alessio Benedetti (Uni. Roma Sapienza) Fabrication of long-range surface plasmon waveguide couplers
Behnam Banan Ph.D. 2017 Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur (McGill) Parity-time symmetry in optics and photonics
Youngsun Choi Ph.D. (visiting) 2017 Song (Hanyang) Data transmission through long-range surface plasmon waveguides and devices
Elham Karami Keshmarzi Ph.D. 2017 Tait (Carleton) Long-range surface plasmon polariton active structures based on optically-pumped dye-doped polymer gain media
William Talbot-Kelly M.Eng. 2016   Fabrication of surface plasmon reflection modulators
Maude Amyot- Bourgeois M.Sc. (Physics) 2016   Plasmon polariton Bragg gratings and IR-140 doped PMMA for active Bragg structures
Mohammad Alavirad Ph.D. 2016 Roy (Carleton) Surface plasmon-polariton Schottky photodetectors
Hui Fan Ph.D. 2016   Thermo-Optic and Refractometric Performance of Long-Range Surface Plasmon Multiple-Output Mach-Zehnder Interferometers
Choloong Hahn Ph.D. 2015 Song (Hanyang) Plasmonic parity-time symmetry broken structures
Howard Northfield M.A.Sc. 2015 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication of Long Range Surface Plasmon Polariton Bragg Waveguide Biosensors on Cytop and Multilayer Substrates
Paul Béland M.A.Sc. 2015   An Optical Biosensor Towards Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis
Xiao Lu M.Eng. 2015 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication of high-speed plasmonic modulators based on metal-oxide-semiconductor structures
Wei Ru Wong Ph.D. 2015 Adikan (uMalaya) Long range surface plasmon based biosensor for Dengue virus detection
Behnood Ghamsari PDF 2015   Graphene plasmonics
Sa’ad Hassan M.A.Sc.(Chem Eng) 2015 Tait (Carleton) Microfabrication of Plasmonic Devices: PPBG Biosensor in Cytop, Intensity Modulator, and Atomically Flat Nanohole Array
Oleksiy Krupin Ph.D.(Chem Eng) 2015   Biosensing using long-range surface plasmon-polariton waveguides
Naema Othman M.Sc.(Physics) 2015   Modelling Schottky contact surface plasmon nano-detector
Norman Fong Ph.D. 2015 Tait (Carleton) Hydrogen Sensing with Long-Range Surface Plasmon Membrane Waveguides
Norman Fong Ph.D. 2015 Tait (Carleton) Hydrogen Sensing with Long-Range Surface Plasmon Membrane Waveguides
Kholoud Gazzaz M.Sc.(Physics) 2014   Biosensing performance of surface plasmon polariton Bragg gratings
Suli Niu M.A.Sc.(Chem Eng) 2014 Zou (NRC) Quantitative Determination of Surface Markers on B-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Cells
Asad Khan M.A.Sc.(Biomed Eng) 2013   Characterization of Bio-Sensing Waveguides in CYTOP Operating with Long Range Surface Plasmon Polaritons (LRSPP’s)
Hamoudi Asiri M.A.Sc.(Chem Eng) 2012 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication of Surface Plasmon Biosensors in CYTOP
Saba Siadat Mousavi M.A.Sc. 2012 McNamara Periodic plasmonic nanoantennas in a piecewise homogeneous background
Majid Rasouli Disfani Ph.D. 2012 Abrishamian (Toosi, Iran) Theory and modelling of plasmonic wedges
Israel De Leon PDF 2011   Signal-to-noise of surface plasmon amplifiers
Chengkun Chen PDF 2011   Plasmonic grating couplers and fibre-based biosensors
Hui Fan M.A.Sc. 2011   Passive and Thermo-Optic Characterization of Long-Range Surface Plasmon-Polariton Structures in CYTOP
Raza Hanif M.A.Sc. 2011 Tait (Carleton) Microfabrication of plasmonic biosensors in CYTOP integrating a thin SiO2 diffusion and etch-barrier layer
Charles Chiu M.A.Sc. 2010 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication of Surface Plasmon Waveguide Devices in CYTOP with Microfluidic Channels
Ali Akbari M.A.Sc. 2010   Waveguide Integrated Surface Plasmon Photodetector: Design, Fabrication, and Measurement
Israel de Leon Arizpe Ph.D. 2010   Amplification of long-range surface plasmon-polaritons
Oleksiy Krupin M.A.Sc.(Chem Eng) 2010   Chemical functionalisation of surface plasmon biosensors
Richard Daviau M.A.Sc. 2009 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication of long-range surface plasmon waveguides on Cytop
Norman Fong M.A.Sc. 2009 Tait (Carleton) Fabrication and Mechanical Testing of Thin Cytop Membranes
Robin Buckley M.A.Sc. 2008   Figures of merit and modelling of metallo-dielectric waveguides
Ian Breukelaar M.A.Sc. 2004   Surface Plasmon-Polaritons in Thin Metal Strips and Slabs: Waveguiding and Mode Cutoff
Walter Wayne M.A.Sc. 2003 Langis Roy An Automated Matching Network Incorporating a Six-Port Reflectometer
Stéphanie Jetté-Charbonneau M.A.Sc. 2003   A Study of Bragg Gratings Based on Plasmon-Polariton Wave Guides
Yansong Cui M.A.Sc. 2003   GaAs-Based Travelling Wave Electro-optic Modulators
Guy Gagnon M.A.Sc. 2003   Thermo-Optic Variable Optical Attenuators Using Plasmon-Polariton Waveguides
Christine Scales M.A.Sc. 2003   Magneto-Plasmons in Optical Slab Waveguides
Junjie Lu M.A.Sc. 2003   Modelling Optical Waveguide Bends and Applications to Plasmon-Polariton Waveguides
Nicolas Gagnon M.A.Sc. 2002 Langis Roy Design and Study of a Free-Space Quasi-Optical Measurement System
Mikko Karpinneen Ph.D. (guest student) 2002   Attenuated Total Reflection Modulator Based on Surface Plasmon Excitation
Luan Nguyen M.A.Sc. 2001   Modeling and Design of a Traveling Wave Photodetector on InP for Use at 1550 nm
Jean-Paul Prévost M.A.Sc. 2001 Langis Roy A High-Efficiency Power Amplifier Integrated with a planar Transmitting Antenna
Robert Charbonneau M.A.Sc. 2001   Demonstration of a Passive Integrated Optics Technology Based on Plasmons
Chengkun Chen M.A.Sc. 2000   Development and Implementation of Novel Numerical Techniques for Integrated Optics and Microwave Planar Structures
Yihong Zhu M.A.Sc. 1999   Wavelength-Dependent Polarization Dependent Loss and Polarization Mode Dispersion Measurements in Fibre-optic Devices
Kathia Lévis M.A.Sc. 1999 Langis Roy Ka-Band Holographic Antennas