Dr. CHAN Sze Chun (陳仕俊)

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

Visiting address
AC1-G6352

Phone: +852 34424227

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes

Biography

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

Research Interests/Areas

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

Prizes/Honours

  • 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)

Activities

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • 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)

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..

 

Patents

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]