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Boon S. Ooi

Department of Electrical Engineering
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Saudi Arabia


Prof. BOON S. OOI Specialises in semiconductor lasers and photonic integrated circuits. He is working as Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interest

​Professor Ooi's research is primarily concerned with the study of semiconductor lasers and photonic integrated circuits. Specifically, he has contributed significantly to the development of practical technologies for semiconductor photonics integrated circuits, and the development of novel broadband semiconductor lasers, multiple-wavelength lasers and superluminescent diodes. Most recently, he focuses his research on the areas of GaN-based nanostructures and lasers for applications such as solid-state lighting and visible light communications.


  • R. T. ElAfandy, M. A. Majid, T. K. Ng, L. Zhao, D. Cha and B. S. Ooi, "Exfoliation of threading dislocation free single crystalline ultrathin gallium nitride nanomembrane", Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 24(16), pp2305-2311, 2014

  • Priante D, Dursun I, Alias MS, Shi D, Melnikov VA, Ng TK, Mohammed OF, Bakr OM, Ooi BS. The recombination mechanisms leading to amplified spontaneous emission at the true-green wavelength in CH3NH3PbBr3 perovskites. Applied Physics Letters. 2015 Feb 23;106(8):081902.

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