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Dr Antonio Hurtado

Strathclyde Chancellor'S Fellow

Institute of Photonics

Personal statement

I received the PhD degree in Photonic Technology from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain in December 2006. In 2007 I joined the Optoelectronics Research Group of the University of Essex (England, UK) first as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and then as a Marie Curie Fellow (IEF Programme, Project ISLAS, 2009-2011). In 2010 I was awarded by the European Commission with a second Marie Curie Fellowship (IOF Programme, Project NINFA, 2011-2014) to carry out a collaborative project between the Universities of New Mexico (USA) and Essex (UK). Following this award in 2011 I started working in the Optoelectronics Research Group at the Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM-UNM) in Albuquerque (NM, USA). In 2014 I was awarded a Chancellor Fellowship by the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland, UK). As a result of this award I started working from October 2014 as a Lecturer at the Strathclyde’s Institute of Photonics.


Transfer printing of semiconductor nanowire lasers
Hurtado Antonio, Jevtics Dimitars, Guilhabert Benoit, Gao Qian, Tan Hark Hoe, Jagadish Chennupati, Dawson Martin D.
IET Optoelectronics Vol 7, (2017)
Integration of semiconductor nanowire lasers with polymeric waveguide devices on a mechanically flexible substrate
Jevtics Dimitars, Hurtado Antonio, Guilhabert Benoit, McPhillimy John, Cantarella Giuseppe, Gao Qian, Tan Hark Hoe, Jagadish Chennupati, Strain Michael John, Dawson Martin
Nano letters, pp. 1-20, (2017)
High frequency continuous birefringence-induced oscillations in spin-polarized vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
Torre M. S., Susanto H., Li Nianqiang, Schires K., Salvide M. F., Henning I. D., Adams M. J., Hurtado A.
Optics Letters Vol 42, (2017)
Controlled propagation of spiking dynamics in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers : towards neuromorphic photonic networks
Deng Tao, Robertson Joshua, Hurtado Antonio
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics Vol 23, (2017)
Controlled inhibition of spiking dynamics in VCSELs for neuromorphic photonics : theory and experiments
Robertson Joshua, Deng Tao, Javaloyes Julien, Hurtado Antonio
Optics Letters Vol 42, (2017)
Novel nanoscale transfer printing technique for precise positioning of nanowire lasers
Hurtado Antonio, Jevtics Dimitars, Guilhabert Benoit, Gao Qian, Tan Hark H., Jagadish Chennupati, Dawson Martin D.
SPIE Newsroom, (2017)

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Research interests

My research focuses on semiconductor lasers (SLs) and nonlinear dynamics. My interests include, but are not limited to, the analysis of the physical properties of vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs), nanostructure lasers (Quantum-Dash and Quantum-Dot), nanowire lasers, etc. I am also interested in the effects of optical injection in SLs, including injection locking, bistability, switching and nonlinear dynamics. Other topics of my research include the analysis of spin effects in VCSELs and semiconductor disk lasers and the use of SLs for the generation of microwave and millimeter-wave signals for communications and spectroscopy. Finally, I am also interested in the utilization of SLs to reproduce neuronal computational features at ultrafast speeds for use as foundational blocks for future neuro-morphic photonic systems. 


Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | Robertson, Joshua
Hurtado, Antonio (Principal Investigator) Strain, Michael (Co-investigator) Robertson, Joshua (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2017 - 01-Apr-2021
Doctoral Training Partnership (DTA - University of Strathclyde) | Jevtics, Dimitars
Hurtado, Antonio (Principal Investigator) Dawson, Martin (Co-investigator) Jevtics, Dimitars (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2015 - 01-Apr-2019
BRAIN-inspired networks of ultrafast PHOTONIC NeuronS (Brain Photonics)
Hurtado, Antonio (Principal Investigator)
Period 01-Mar-2017 - 28-Feb-2018

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Institute of Photonics
Technology Innovation Centre

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