Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Tang Dingyuan


Associate Professor

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
College of Engineering

Email: EDYTANG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 4337
Office: S2.2-B2-13

Education
  • PhD The University of Hannover 1993
  • MS Chinese Academy of Sciences 1986
  • BS The University of Wuhan 1983
Biography
Prof. Tang is currently in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering since July, 2000. He received his Bachelor degree in Physics from Wuhan University, China, Master degree in Optics from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechnics, Chinese Academy of Science, China, and Ph.D. degrees from the Hannover University, Germany,respectively. His research interests include laser physics and engineering, nonlinear optics and dynamics, ultrafast optics, nano optics, and optics communications. He has done excellent research work in his research areas and published over 140 top quality international journal papers. He has been often invited as a committee member or referee and reviewer for a number of premier conferences and journals, including Physical Reveiw Letters, Physical Review A & E, Optics Letters, Optics Express, etc. Dr. Tang is a member of Optical Society of America.
Research Interests
Laser physics and engineering, laser technology, nonlinear optics, nonlinear fiber optics, ultrafast optics, nonlinear dynamics of optical systsms, nano optics, optical materials
Current Projects
  • Development of ER3+- Doped Y2O3 Laser Ceramic for Mid-IR Applications
  • Development of Passively Mode Locked Ceramic Thin-Disk Lasers With High Average Power And Sub-100fs Pulse Width
  • Fabrication of High Efficiency Er3+:Lu2O3 Laser Ceramics for Eye-safe Laser Application
  • Fabrication of Yb-doped Lu2O3 Laser Ceramics for Kilowatt Average Power Femtosecond Thin-disk Laser Application
  • Measurement of the Third-Order Nonlinear Susceptibility of Graphene and its Derivatives
  • Mode locking of lasers with atomic layer graphene
  • Sub-Project 5 - Development of Ceramic Laser Materials
  • Sub-Project 5 - Development of Ho3+ and Yb3+ – Doped Sesquioxide Transparent Ceramics for Laser Applications
  • Ultrafast Optics - Vector Cavity Fiber Lasers: Physics and Technology
  • XRP3-1: Frontend of Mid-Infrared OPCPA for Soft X-ray High Harmonic Generation
Selected Publications
  • G. Q. Xie, D. Y. Tang, J. Kong, and L. J. Qian. (2007). Passive mode-locking of a Nd:YAG ceramic laser by optical interference modulation in a GaAs wafer. Optics Express, 15, 5360-5365.
  • J. Kong, D. Y. Tang, C. C. Chan, J. Lu, K. Ueda, H. Yagi, and T. Yanagitani. (2007). High-efficiency 1040 and 1078nm laser emission of a Yb:Y2O3 ceramic laser with 976 nm diode pumping. Optics Letters, 32, 247-249.
  • D. Y. Tang, L. M. Zhao, G. Q. Xie, and L. J. Qian. (2007). Coexistence and competition between two soliton shaping mechanisms in a fiber laser. Physical Review A, 75.
  • D. Y. Tang, and L. M. Zhao. (2007). Generation of 47fs pulses directly from an erbium-doped fiber laser. Optics Letters, 32, 41-43.
  • L. M. Zhao, D. Y. Tang, T. H. Cheng, and C. Lu. (2007). Ultrashort pulse generation in lasers by nonlinear pulse amplification and compression. Applied Physics Letters, 90(051102).

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