• Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Director, Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonics and Remote Sensing (MiPRoS) Laboratory
Pao Tai Lin

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University

Research Interests

    • Biomedical sensors on a chip
    • Multiscale fabrication technologies
    • Reconfigurable materials
    • Nanophotonics & metamaterials
    • Mid-Infrared integrated Photonics

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE Nano Conference - Best Paper Finalist Award, 2014
  • MIT-SUTD Postdoctoral fellowship, 2013-2015
  • User Award talk for Argonne National Laboratory Annual Users Meeting, 2008

Selected Publications

  • T. Jin, L. Li, B. Zhang, H.-Y. G. Lin, H. Wang, P. T. Lin, "Monolithic Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonics Using Silicon-on-Epitaxial Barium Titanate Thin Films," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 9, 21848-21855 2017
  • S. Novak, P. T. Lin, C. Li, C. Lumdee, J. Hu, A. M. Agarwal, P. G. Kik, W. Deng, K. Richardson, "Direct Electrospray Printing of Gradient Refractive Index Chalcogenide Glass Films," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 9, 26990–26995 2017
  • P. T. Lin, H. –Y. G. Lin, Z. Han, T. Jin, R. Millender, L. C. Kimerling, A. Agarwal, “Label-Free Glucose Sensing Using Chip-Scale Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonics,” Adv. Opt. Mater. doi: 10.1002/adom.201600440 2016
  • P. T. Lin, J. Giammarco, N. Borodinov, M. Savchak, V. Singh, L. C. Kimerling, D. T. H. Tan, K. A. Richardson, I. Luzinov, and A. Agarwal, “Label-Free Water Sensors Using Hybrid Polymer–Dielectric Mid-Infrared Optical Waveguides,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 7, 11189–11194 2015
  • P. T. Lin, S. W. Kwok, H.-Y. G. Lin, V. Singh, L. C. Kimerling, G. M. Whitesides, A. Agarwal, "Mid-Infrared Spectrometer Using Opto-nanofluidic Slot-Waveguide for Label-free On-Chip Chemical Sensing," Nano Lett. 14, 231-238 2014.
  • P. I. Lin, H. Jung, L. C. Kimerling, A. Agarwal, H. X. Tang, "Low-loss Aluminium Nitride Thin Film for Mid-Infrared Microphotonics," Laser Photonics Rev. 8, L23-L28 2014
  • Y. Zha*, P. I. Lin*, L.C. Kimerling, A. Agarwal, ┬Ěc. B. Arnold, "Inverted-rib Chalcogenide Waveguides by Solution Process," ACS Photonics DOl: 10.1021/ph400107s 2014
  • V Singh, P.-T. Lin, N. Patel, H. Lin, L. Li, Y. Zou, F. Deng, C. Ni, J. Hu, J. Giammarco, A. P. Soliani, B. Zdyrko, I. Luzinov, S. Novak, J. Novak, P. Wachtel, S. Danto, J. D. Musgraves, K. Richardson, L. C Kimerling, A. M. Agarwal, "Mid-infrared Materials and Devices on a Si Platform for Optical Sensing," Sci. Techno/. Adv. Mater. 15, 014603 2014
  • J. P. Singer*, P. T. Lin*, S. E. Kooi , L. C. Kimerling , J. Michel , E. L. Thomas , "Direct-Write Thermocapillary Dewetting of of Polymer Thin Films by a Laser-Induced Thermal Gradient," Adv. Mater. doi: 10.1002/adma.201302777 2013
  • P. T. Lin. V. Singh, H.-Y. G. Lin, T. Tiwald, L. C. Kimerling, A.M. Agarwal, "Low-Stress Silicon Nitride Platform for Mid-Infrared Broadband and Monolithically Integrated Microphotonics," Adv. Opt. Mater. doi: 10.1002/adom.201300205 2013
  • P. T. Lin, V. Singh, J. Hu, K. Richardson, J.D. Musgraves, I. Luzinov, J. Hensley, L. C. Kimerling, A. Agarwal, "Chip-scale Mid-Infrared Chemical Sensors Using Air-clad Pedestal Silicon Waveguides," Lab on a Chip 13, 2161 2013