1. Nanocrystallite Silicon LEDs and Solar Energy Photonics
2. Femtosecond Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers
3. All-Optical Communication and Data Format Processing
4. Injection-Locked Laser Diode Based Fiber-Optic Communication
Prof. Gong-Ru Lin received his B. S. degree of Physics from Soochow University in 1988, M. S. and Ph. D degrees of electro-optical engineering from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in 1990 and 1996, respectively. He joined National Lien Ho College of Technology in 1997 and Tatung University in 1998 as assistant professor, and became an associate professor with National Taipei University of Technology in 2002. He has promoted as a professor in 2004 with the Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering at National Chiao Tung University. Since 2006, He is the full professor with the Graduate Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University. His research interests include ultrafast fiber lasers, silicon nanophotonics, fiber-optic communications, silicon carbide, graphene and carbon nanostructures. He has authored 5 invited papers, 10 book chapters, more than 350 SCI-ranked papers, over 600 international conference papers, and 25 invited talks. His publications has been cited more than 7400 times with a H-index of 44. He has served in SPIE as Award Commitee (since 2003), Secretary of Taiwan Chapter (since 2004), and Vice Chair of Taiwan Chapter (since 2006). He is also the treasurer (since 2004), Vice Chair (since 2006), and Chair (since 2008) of IEEE/LEOS Taipei Chapter. In 2009-2012, he was the Member-at-Large and Committee of the Membership and Education Services Council of OSA. He served as the 13th President of Taiwan Photonics Society and the Steering Committee of CLEO-PR in 2017-2019.
Honors, Awards and Recognitions:
Prof. Lin is the Senior Editor and Associate Editor of IEEE Photonics Journal currently. He is also the 13th President of the Photonics Society of Taiwan. He was the steering committee of CLEO-PR and APMP. He also served as the associate editor of the "IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology" and the editorial board member of "Journal of Nanomaterials", "Current Nanoscience", and the "International Journal of Optics". He received three times the researching awards from National Science Council in 1997, 1998, and 2000. He awarded the 2000 Tien Jea Bien Young Scholar Prize by the Photonics Society of R. O. C., and the Third Best Scientific and Technical Paper Award (with co-authors) from the Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science & Technology Memorial Foundation of R. O. C. in 2004, the Young Scholar Research Award from NCTU in 2005, and the Award of Outstanding Youth Electrical Engineer from SIEE in 2005. To date, Prof. Lin is the life members of the Photonics Society, the Physical Society, and the CIEE of R. O. C., the Fellow of IEEE (FIEEE) since 2020, the OSA Fellow (FOSA) since 2014, the SPIE Fellow (FSPIE) since 2008, the IET Fellow (FIET) since 2009, and the IOP Fellow (FInstP) since 2010. Prof. Lin received the Distinguished Research Award from National Science Council (國科會傑出獎) Taiwan in 2011 and 2016. He is currently the OSA traveling lecturer and the SPIE visiting lecturer.
Visible Lighting Communication (VLC/OWC/FSO/LiFi/UWOC)
Waveguide Based Nonlinear Optical Data Processor
Gong-Ru Lin, Sheng-Pin Su, Chung-Lun Wu, Yung-Hsiang Lin, Bo-Ji Huang, Huai-Yung Wang, Cheng-Ting Tsai, Chih-I Wu and Yu-Chieh Chi, “Si-rich SiNx based Kerr switch enables optical data conversion up to 12 Gbit/s”, Scientific Reports, Vol. 5, pp. 9611, Apr. 2015.
Chung-Lun Wu, Sheng-Pin Su and Gong-Ru Lin, “All-optical modulation based on silicon quantum dot doped SiOx:Si-QD waveguide”, Laser & Photonics Reviews, Vol. 8, Issue 5, pp. 766-776, Sep. 2014.
Femtosecond Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers
Yung-Hsiang Lin, Chun-Yu Yang, Sheng-Feng Lin, Wei-Hsuan Tseng, Qiaoliang Bao, Chih-I Wu and Gong-Ru Lin, ”Soliton compression of the erbium-doped fiber laser weakly started mode-locking by nanoscale p-type Bi2Te3 topological insulator particles”, Laser Physics Letters, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp.055107, Apr. 2014.
Yung-Hsiang Lin, Chun-Yu Yang, Jia-Hong Liou, Chin-Ping Yu and Gong-Ru Lin, “Using graphene nano-particle embedded in photonic crystal fiber for evanescent wave mode-locking of fiber laser”, Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 16763-16776, Jul. 2013.
Silicon Quantum Dot MOS Light Emitting Diodes
Chih-Hsien Cheng, Yu-Chung Lien, Chung-Lun Wu, and Gong-Ru Lin, “Mutlicolor electroluminescent Si quantum dots embedded in SiOx thin film MOSLED with 2.4% external quantum efficiency”, Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 391-403, Jan. 2013.
DWDM/OFDM Optical Networks and Millimeter-Wave Over Fiber
Yu-Chieh Chi and Gong-Ru Lin*, “A Q-Factor Enhanced Optoelectronic Oscillator for 40-Gbit/s Pulsed RZ-OOK Transmission”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 62, No. 12, pp. 3216-3223, Dec. 2014.
Min-Chi Cheng, Cheng-Ting Tsai, Yu-Chieh Chi, and Gong-Ru Lin*, “Direct QAM-OFDM Encoding of a L-band Master-to-Slave Injection-Locked WRC-FPLD Pair for 28´20 Gb/s DWDM-PON Transmission,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32, Issue 17, pp. 2981-2988, 2014.