Qi Wang Song


  • Ph. D.

Research Interests:

  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Novel molecular electronic materials
  • Electromagnetics

Current Research:

Conducted research with Ph.D. students in the areas of micro electro-optical device design and lithographic fabrication, volumetric optical memory in novel molecular electronic materials, wave-mixing and dynamic holography in bio-optical and inorganic photorefractive materials, photonic switching networks and optical interconnections. Also advised MS students in the areas of optical interconnection, 3-D optical memory, and pattern recognition.

Teaching Interests:

  • Electromagnetics
  • Probability for engineers
  • Mathematics for EE
  • Optics and photonics

Select Publications:

R. R. Birge, B. Parson, Q. Wang Song, and J. Tallent, “Protein-based Three-dimensional memories and Associative Processors,” in Molecular Electronics, M. Ratner and J. Jortner, Eds., Blackwell Science, London, pp.439-472, 1997.

Q. Wang Song and Yu-He Zhang, “Optical Properties and Applications of Bacteriorhodopsin,” in Optical Pattern Recognition, F. Yu and S. Jutamulia, Eds., Cambridge University Press, pp.345-366, 1998.

BIRGE, R.R., KUSNETZOW, A., LAWRENCE, A.F., SCHMIDT, E.J., STUART, J.A., SINGH.D., SONG, Q.W., VOUGHT, B.A., WISE.K.J., “Protein-based volumetric memories,” Invited talk, SPIE annual meeting, San Diego, CA, July 1998.

JUTAMULIA, S., YANG, X., SONG, Q.W., “Partially coherent optical processing for depixelization,” ICO Topic Meeting: optics for information infrastructure (OII’98), Tianjin, P.R. China, August, 1998.

SONG, Q.W., BIRGE, R.R., STUART, J., LAWRENCE, A., “Three-dimension optical digital memory based on branching effect of bacteriorhodopsin,” Invited Talk, PIERS’99, Taiwan, March 1999.