Sunil Mittal

Assistant Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Research Focus

Topological phenomena, non-Hermitian physics, quantum photonics, nonlinear photonics, two-dimensional materials

About

Sunil Mittal joins Northeastern University in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. Thereafter, he continued at Maryland as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Joint Quantum Institute. He also holds two Master’s degrees in Physics and Optoelectronics, and spent two years in industry working on optical telecommunication products. His research interests span quantum and nonlinear photonics, topological and non-Hermitian physics, and two-dimensional materials.

Education

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2014

Research Overview

Topological phenomena, non-Hermitian physics, quantum photonics, nonlinear photonics, two-dimensional materials

Quantum Photonics Lab

Research focus on Topological Photonics and Quantum Photonics.

Quantum Photonics Lab

Selected Publications

  • V. V. Orre, E. Goldschmidt, A. Deshpande, A. V. Gorshkov, V. Tamma, M. Hafezi, S. Mittal*, ‘Interference of temporally distinguishable photons using frequency-resolved detection’, Phys. Rev. Lett., 123, 123603 (2019).
  • S. Mittal*, V. V. Orre, G. Zhu, M. Gorlach, A. Poddubny, M. Hafezi, ‘Photonic quadrupole topological phases’, Nature Photonics, 13, 692-696 (2019).
  • S. Mittal*, V. V. Orre, D. Leykam, Y. D. Chong, M. Hafezi, ‘Photonic anomalous Hall effect’, Phys. Rev. Lett., 123, 043201 (2019).
  • S. Mittal*, E. Goldschmidt, M. Hafezi, ‘A topological source of quantum light’, Nature, 561, 502-506 (2018).
  • S. Mittal*, V. Orre, A. Restelli, R. Salem, E. Goldschmidt, M. Hafezi, ‘Temporal and spectral manipulations of correlated photons’, Phys. Rev. A., 96, 043807 (2017).
  • S. Mittal*, V. Orre, M. Hafezi, ‘Topologically robust transport of entangled photons in a 2D photonic system’, Optics Express, 24, 15631 – 15641 (2016).
  • S. Mittal, S. Ganeshan, J. Fan, A. Vaezi, M. Hafezi, ‘Measurement of topological invariants in a 2D photonic system’, Nature Photonics, 10, 180-183 (2016).
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Faculty

Aug 18, 2021

New Faculty Spotlight: Sunil Mittal

Sunil Mittal joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in August 2021 as an Assistant Professor.

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