Shih-Hsiang Hsu Professor
University of Maryland, Baltimore 
EE 813-4
Office hour
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM on Friday or Through E-mail Appointments
Silicon Photonics & Sensing (SPS)
Major Field
(1) Silicon Photonics [Optoelectronics Integrated Circuit, Fiber Optic Communication, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), Fiber Sensor, Microwave Photonics]; (2) Biomedical Sensor [Biosensor, OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography)]; (3) Semiconductor Processing
Sensing Technology and Application in Photonics and Optics, Photonics Engineering, Photonics Applications and Practice, Electromagnetics in Optoelectronics, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits, Optoelectronics Devices, Optoelectronics Applications, El

Now Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering in NTUST
2016/7 Associate Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering in NTUST
2010/7 Assistant Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering in NTUST
2006/7 Senior Optoelectronic Engineer (Sabeus Incorporated in California, U.S.A.)
2005/10 Director for SOI Technology (APIC Corporation in California, U.S.A.)
2002/7 Senior Design Engineer (Kotura Incorporated in California, U.S.A.)
2000/7 Research and Development Scientist (Corning Incorporated in New York, U.S.A.)
Honor & Awards
Outstanding NTUST Guidance Counselor Award
Outstanding NTUST Teaching Award


Research Achievement
[1] S. H. Hsu, K.-W. Chuang, C.-S. Chen, C.-Y. Lin, and C.-C. Chang, "Two interrogated FBG spectral linewidth for strain sensing through correlation," Accepted to appear in Sensors, 2017.
[2] S. H. Hsu, C.-Y. Lin, C.-T. Tuan, and C.-C. Chang, “MicroRNA biosensing through spectral interferometry-based surface plasmon resonance using telecommunication wavelength,” Electronics Letters, 52(13), pp. 1096-1098, 2016. [SCI]
[3] S. H. Hsu, J.-H. Lin, D.-Z. Tsai, H.-S. Tsai, Z.-H. Jian, and H.-F. Liu, “MicroRNA biosensing using telecommunication wavelength-interrogated waveguide-coupled surface plasmon resonance,” IEEE Sensors Journal, 16(9), p. 2890-2891, 2016. [SCI]
[4] S. H. Hsu, S.-C. Hung, Y.-K. Chen and Z.-H. Jian, "Surface plasmon resonator using high sensitive resonance telecommunication wavelengths for DNA sensors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with thiol-modified probes," Sensors, 15, pp. 331-340, 2015. [SCI]
[5] S. H. Hsu, Y.-Y. Lin, S.-H. Lu, I-F. Tsai, Y.-T. Lu, H.-T. Ho,"Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA detection using surface plasmon resonance modulated by telecommunication wavelength," Sensors, 14, pp. 458-467, 2014. [SCI]
[6] S. H. Hsu, Y.-C. Yang, Y.-H. Su, S.-M. Wang, S.-A. Huang, C.-Y. Lin, "Biosensing using microring resonator interferogram," Sensors, 14, pp. 1184-1194, 2014. [SCI]
[7] S. H. Hsu, Y. Chung, C.-M. Wang, and Y.-C. Yang, "Extinction Ratio and Wavelength Flatness for Imbalanced Mach-Zehnder Interferometer in Silicon-on-Insulator," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 56(12), pp. 2950-2952, 2014. [SCI]
[8] C.-Y. Tsou, S. H. Hsu, C.-M. Wang, and S.-C. Tseng, "12.5-Gb/s highly flexible 180 degrees polymer waveguide on optical and electronic printed circuit board," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 55(9), pp. 1999-2003, 2013. [SCI]
[9] S. H. Hsu, Y.-C. Yang, C.-Y. Tsou,C.-T. Yang, S.-M. Wang, and Y.-S. Lai, "Microwave phase shifter with 25-GHz dense wavelength division multiplexing channel spacing tuning using multimode interferometer-coupled microring resonator," Optical Engineering, 52(10), p.100501, 2013. [SCI]
[10] S. H. Hsu, C.-Y. Tsou, M.-S. Hsieh, and C.-Y. Lin, “Low-coherence interferometric fiber sensor with improved resolution using stepper motor assisted optical ruler,” Optical Fiber Technology, 19, pp. 223-226, 2013. [SCI]
[11] S. H. Hsu, "SOI modal dispersion using Mach-Zehnder interferometer for mode-division multiplexing," Electronics Letters, 48(14), pp. 864-866, 2012. [SCI]
[12] S. H. Hsu and H.-Z. You, "30-ps Impulse Response Monolithically Waveguide Coupled Photodetector for High-speed Performance Monitoring Applications", Optics Communictions, 284(2), pp. 590-593, 2011. [SCI]
[13] S. H. Hsu, "Reflectively Coupled Waveguide Photodetector for High Speed Optical Interconnection", Review Paper in Sensors, 10(12), pp. 10863-10875, 2010. [SCI]
[14] S. H. Hsu, Y. J. Chen, and H. Z. You, "10 GHz High-Speed Optical Interconnection", Electronics Letters, 46(2), pp. 149-150, 2010. [SCI, EI]
[15] S. H. Hsu, Y. J. Chen, and H. Z. You, “Waveguide Coupled Photodiode Using Reflector and Metal Coplanar Waveguide for Optical Triplexing Applications”, Optics Express, 18(9), pp. 9303-9313, 2010. [SCI, EI]
[16] S. H. Hsu, "Optical Waveguide Tap with Low Polarization Dependence and Flattened Wavelength Using Mach-Zehnder Directional Coupler", Applied Optics, 49(13), pp. 2434-2440, 2010. [SCI, EI]
[17] S. H. Hsu, “Signal Power Tapped with Low Polarization Dependence and Insensitive Wavelength on SOI Platforms”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 27(5), pp. 941-947, 2010. [SCI, EI]
[18] S. H. Hsu, “Polarization Dependent Loss Compensation on Silicon-wire Waveguide Tap by Complex Refractive Index of Metals”, Optics Letters, 34(12), pp. 1798-1800, 2009. [SCI, EI]
[19] S. H. Hsu and Y.-L. Tsai, “Tapping Signal Power on 12 um-Thick SOI Optical Waveguide for Performance Monitoring”, Electronics Letters, 45(3), pp. 161-163, 2009. [SCI, EI]
[20] S. H. Hsu, “A 5-um-thick SOI Waveguide with Low Birefringence and Low Roughness and Optical Interconnection using High Numerical Aperture Fiber”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 20(12), pp. 1003-1005, 2008. [SCI, EI]
[21] S. H. Hsu, and J. Chan, “Photonic Bus with Loop Signal Routing and Multi-Channel Wavelength Selection on a Single Silicon-on-Insulator Platform”, Optics Letters, 31(14), pp. 2142 – 2144, 2006. [SCI, EI]
[22] S. H. Hsu, O. King, F. G. Johnson, J. V. Hryniewicz, Y. J. Chen, and D. R. Stone, “InGaAs p-i-n Detector Array Integrated with AlGaAs/GaAs Grating Demultiplexer by Total Internal Reflector”, Electronics Letters, 35(15), pp. 1248 – 1249, 1999. [SCI, EI]
[23] J. V. Hryniewicz, Y. J. Chen, S. H. Hsu, C. H. Lee, and G. A. Porkolab, “Ultra-high Vacuum Chemically Assisted Ion Beam System with a Three Grid Ion Source”, Journal Vacuum Science Technology A, 15(3), May/Jun, pp. 616 – 621, 1997. [SCI]
[24] S. H. Hsu, F. G. Johnson, S. A. Tabatabaei, S. Agarwala, J. V. Hryniewicz, F. J. Towner, Y. J. Chen, and D.R. Stone, “InGaAs/InP p-i-n Photodiode Arrays on AlGaAs/GaAs Waveguide Films by Solid Source Molecular Beam Epitaxy”, Electronics Letters, 33(13), pp. 1171 – 1173, 1997. [SCI, EI]
[25] G. A. Porkolab, S. H. Hsu, et al., “Etch-mask of pyrolytic -photoresist thin-film for self-aligned fabrication of smooth and deep faceted three-dimensional microstructures”, Journal Vacuum Science Technology B, 14(6), pp. 3650 – 3653, 1996. [SCI]
[1] S. H. Hsu, W.-D. Lin, and Y.-C. Chung, "Phase Effect on Silicon-wire based Broadband Directional Coupler using Mach-Zehnder Structure for CWDM Applications," MOC, Tokyo, Japan, p. P-67, Nov. 19-22, 2017.
[2] S. H. Hsu, K.-W. Chuang, and C.-S. Chen, "Two FBG Spectral Convolution for Strain Sensing," CLEO/Pacific Rim, p. T07_1049/27F2-2, Aug. 24-28, 2015
[3] S. H. Hsu, K.-W. Chuang, and C.-S. Chen, "Phase Characteristics of Broadband Mach-Zehnder Directional Coupler with Quasi-Decoupled Hybrid Plasmon," CLEO/Pacific Rim, p. T10_1041/25I1-4, Aug. 24-28, 2015.
[4] S. H. Hsu, Y.-C. Yang, and Y.-H. Su, "Silicon wire refractive index characterization using microring resonator effective length from interferograms," CLEO, p. SM2H.2 , San Jose, California, USA, 2014. [EI]
[5] S. H. Hsu and Y.-C. Yang, "Fiber strain sensor using spectral linewidth of FBG reflection through optical filter," CLEO, p. JTh2A.8, San Jose, California, USA, 2014. [EI]
[6] S. H. Hsu, J.-C. Hsu, and S.-C. Chen, "Interferometric fiber strain sensor using fiber Bragg grating based optical ruler," CLEO, p. JW2A.72, San Jose, California, USA, 2013. [EI]
[7] S. H. Hsu et al., "Microwave phase shifter with 25-GHz DWDM channel spacing tuning on MMI coupled microring resonator," Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference, p. A11_1017, Gwangju, Korea, 2013. [EI]
[8] S. H. Hsu et al., "SOI DQPSK demodulator using Mach-Zehnder directional coupler," Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference, p. A02_1013, Gwangju, Korea, 2013. [EI]
[9] S. H. Hsu and S.-C. Tseng, "SOI modal dispersion for on-chip mode-division multiplexing", CLEO, p. JW4A.8, San Jose, California, USA, 2012. [EI]
[10] S. H. Hsu, "Fiber sensor and siliconwire biosensor using interferometry technology", Invited talk in International Conference on Photonics, Penang, Malaysia, Oct. 1-3, 2012. [EI]
[11] C.-Y. Tsou, J.-C. Hsu, S.-C. Tseng, and S. H. Hsu, "Fiber-optic interferometry strain sensor with optical ruler assisted stepper motor", OECC, p. SC3_1070, Busan, Korea, 2012. [EI]
[12] T.-J. Lu, S.-C. Tseng, and S. H. Hsu, "Stress-induced modal dispersion on SOI", OECC, p. 7E2_5, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2011. [EI]
[13] S. H. Hsu, "High extinction ratio and broad band DQPSK demodulation on silicon-on-insulator platform", accepted to be presented in IEEE International Topical Meetings on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Singapore, 2011. [EI]
[14] S. H. Hsu, S.-C. Tseng, and H.-Z. You, “Birefringence Characterization on SOI Waveguide using Optical Low Coherence Interferometry”, 7th International Conference on Group IV Photonics, Beijing, China, p. P2-9, September, 2010. [EI]
[15] S. H. Hsu, "Polarization Dependent Loss Study on Silicon-wire Waveguide Tap for Optical Performance Monitoring", OFC/NFOEC, P. JWA13, 2009. [EI]
[16] S. H. Hsu, “Tapping signal power with low polarization dependence by 12-um-thick SOI waveguides”, CLEO/Pacific Rim Conference, p. WG1-5, Shanghai, China, 2009. [EI]
[17] S. H. Hsu, "Wavelength-Insensitive Tap Waveguide Usiang Mach-Zehnder Structures on Silicon-on-insulator Platform", OFC/NFOEC, p. JWA36, 2008. [EI]
[18] S. H. Hsu, "Silicon-on-insulaor Waveguide with Low Birefringence and Smooth Lithography Roughness for a Simple Optical Interconnection", WFOPC2007, P. W4B-3, December 5-7, 2007. [EI]
[19] S. H. Hsu, “Low Polarization Dependent Loss for Waveguide Tap Monitoring”, CLEO/Pacific Rim 2007, p. TuD4-1, Aug. 27-31, 2007. [EI]
[20] S. H. Hsu, “A Simple Optical Interconnection Integrated with Low Birefringence Silicon-on-insulator Waveguide”, CLEO/Pacific Rim 2007, p. FA1-3, Aug. 27-31, 2007. [EI]
[21] S. H. Hsu, “Improved Reflective Signal-to-Noise Ratio to Stabilize Laser Frequency using Pound-Drever-Hall Technique with Zerodur Etalon”, CLEO/Pacific Rim 2007, p. WP_47, Aug. 27-31, 2007. [EI]
[22] S. H. Hsu, “Low Birefringence Silicon-on-insulator Waveguide and Its Optical Interconnection using High Numerical Aperture Fiber”, OECC/IOOC, p. 336, 2007. [EI]
[23] S. H. Hsu, C. Panja, M. Lee, P. Dong, and J. Chan, “Photonic Bus with Multi-Channel Selection on a SOI Chip”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference in 2005, OFC/NFOEC, Anaheim, CA, p. OME35, 2005. [EI]
[24] S. H. Hsu, S. A. Tabatabaei, S. Agarwala, F. G. Johnson, J. V. Hryniewicz, P. Cho, Y. J. Chen, and D. R. Stone, “InGaAs/InP/AlGaAs/GaAs p-i-n photodetector array with low capacitance air-bridge coplanar waveguides and its monolithic WDM applications”, Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Jose, California, p. WM9, 1998. [EI]
[25] S. H. Hsu et al. “InGaAs p-i-n photodiodes on AlGaAs/GaAs waveguides and monolithic integration applications”, CLEO/QELS’97, Integration Devices and Optical Materials, p. CThX1, 1997. [EI]
[26] S. H. Hsu, F. G. Johnson, S. A. Tabatabaei, S. Agarwala, J. V. Hryniewicz, F. J. Towner, Y. J. Chen, and D. R. Stone, “InGaAs/InP p-i-n heterostructure photodiode arrays on AlGaAs/GaAs waveguide films by solid source molecular beam epitaxy”, International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors, San Diego, California, p. WF24, 1997. [EI]
[27] S. A. Tabatabaei, G. A. Porkolab, S. Agarwala, F. G. Johnson, S. A. Merritt, S. H. Hsu, and et al., “Processing of high-speed InGaAs diodes”, accepted by Materials Research Society, San Francisco, 1997. [EI]
[28] S. H. Hsu, J. V. Hryniewicz, M. Wu, Y. P. Ho, G. A. Porkolab, and Y.J. Chen, “External cavity laser array with monolithically integrated glass waveguide and Rowland circle grating for WDM applications”, LEOS Summer Topic Meetings, WDM Technology, p. MC2, 1996. [EI]
[1] S. H. Hsu and J.-C. Hsu, "Light Interference System," Republic of China I482952, May. 1, 2015.
[2] S. H. Hsu, "Application Method of Optical Filter Spectral Linewidth," Republic of China I467158, Jan. 1, 2015.
[3] S. H. Hsu, "Electro-optical modulator and a method for manufacturing the same," Republic of China I384311, Feb. 1, 2013.
[4] S. H. Hsu, "Electro-optical modulator and a method for manufacturing the same", United States Patent 7,526,146, issued on April 28, 2009.
[5] S. H. Hsu, D. Feng, C. C. Kung, X. Yin, and G. Coroy, ”United States Patent 6,885,795, “Waveguide tap monitor”, issued on April 26, 2005.

Title Total Amount Excution Duration Client
Triplexer on Silicon-on-insulator Platform and DQPSK Delay Interferometer Receiver Technologies for FTTH Applications 690,000 99 - 100 NSC
Silicon Photonics from Commercial Applications in Low Birefringence to Highly Integrated Circuits in a Small Footprint 2,284,000 97 - 99 NSC
The Study for Highly Integrated Silicon Photonics on a Single Silicon-on-insulator Platform 716,000 96 - 97 NSC
Siliconizing Photonics for Optical Routing and Interconnection of Optical Communications 743,000 96 - 96 NSC
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis DNA Detection using Surface Plasmon Resonance Modulated by High-precision Telecommunication Wavelength 600,000 103 - 103 MMH/NTUST
Surface-Plasmon Interferometer Biophotonic Sensing using Silicon Wire Waveguide 570,000 102 - 102 MMH/NTUST
High-Throughput Module Processing Technology Development on Flexible Board 500,000 101 - 101 Compeq Manufacturing CO., LTD
High Sensitive Silicon-wire Biophotonics Sensing using Cascaded Interferometry and Resonator Linewidth 500,000 101 - 102 TMU/NTUST
Silicon-wire-waveguide Biochip and Its Sensitive Phase Characteristics for Biomedical Sensing Technology 500,000 100 - 100 TMU/NTUST
Performance Monitoring for Chromatic Dispersion and Optical Power on a Single Silicon-on-insulator Platform 2,698,000 100 - 103 NSC

Interferometric Biosensor by Optical Ring Resonator
Yu-Hou Su
Microwave Phase Study by SOI Optical Ring Resonator
Chun-Ting Yang
The Design and Implementation of Si-based and Si-Ge based Light Emitting, Signal Driving, and Light Receiving Integrated Circuits
Po-an Chen
The Design and Implementation of Si-based CMOS Light-Emitting and Light-Detection Integrated Circuits
Yu-an Chen
Sensitivity Study for Interferometric Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring
Yen-po Chen
Mach–Zehnder Directional Coupler Study
Yu-wei CHANG
The Design of Directly Modulated Dual-Wavelength Fiber Ring Laser and its Application to Injection Locked FP-LD
Kuo-sheng Shih
Fiber Strain Sensor Study and Research
Rong-chen Hsu
A Study on the Burn-in Test of VCSEL and FP Laser Diodes
Yu-chuan Hung
A Study on the Applications of Electroabsorption Modulator to Optoelectronic and Electrooptic Transformations
Teng-Hui Chiu
study of Low-cost Automatic Injection-Locked control System for Fébry-Perot Laser Diode
Chao-lei Lin
The Design and Implementation of Optical Communication and Optical Interconnection Integrated Circuits
Po-hung Lin
Silicon Wire Study on Chromatic Dispersion and Group Birefringence
Mach-Zehnder Interferometer for Biosensor
The Optical DPSK Demodulator Study
Microring Resonator for Biosensor
SubMicron Optical Modulator Study on Silicon Wire Waveguide
Silicon Wire Interface Study
Fabrication and Measurement on Low Loss Silicon Wire Waveguide
Birefringence and Dispersion of Silicon-on-insulator Waveguide using Optical Low-coherence Interferometry
Silicon Wire Waveguide Study on Design and Process
Optical Power Splitter by Multimode Interference and Directional Coupler on a Single SOI Platform
Optical Low Coherence Interferometry Study and Application
The CMOS Compatible Process Development for Silicon Photonics Component Technology
Fermi Huang
Student's Project
Variable Optical Attenuator on Silicon Waveguide's Applications
Kai-Yuan Syue & Chern-Haur Yu
Design and Characterization for Silicon Waveguide
G. Wu & Shu-Cheng Mai
Silicon Photonics Study
Yen-Hsiang Huang & Jun-Liang Chen
Student's Honor
指導黃浚銘(Chun-Min Huang)之碩士論文獲得德國LAP 出版社 (http://www.lap-publishing.com/)在學術研究論文領域的發表; ISBN 978-3-8383-0512- 7
Poster Paper Award from Optics & Photonics Taiwan 2007