Research Interests                             

Terahertz Photonics and Plasmonics Laboratory conduct research in following areas:

  • Terahertz spectrosocpy
  • Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  • Guided wave devices and sensors
  • Plasmonic solar cell devices
  • Nanoporous silicon and applications

On-going research projects projects                                   


  • DST Fast Track Young Scientist (2015-18)
    Plasmonic metamaterials based terahertz guided wave devices
    Funding agency: SERB.
  • Young Scientist Research Award (2015-18)
    Terahertz active and passive waveguide components using engineered plasmonic metamaterials on semiconductor surfaces.
    Funding agency: BRNS

Experimental facility                                   


  • Lock-in amplifier
  • Photoconductive antenna (THz)
  • Motorized translation stage
  • Optical chopper
  • Photodetectors
  • Optical tables
  • Polarizers
  • Optics and optomechanical components

Simulation Softwares                                   

  • CST Microwave Studio
  • Matlab
  • xfdtd