IIT-Delhi professor K Thyagarajan delivered a lecture on Integrated Quantum Photonics at the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) on its 74th Foundation Day celebrations on Friday.
Thyagarajan has published more than 140 research papers in international journals and has filed five patent applications. In his talk, he highlighted the importance of research in the area of integrated quantum photonics, which deals with integrated optic devices.
Earlier, R K Sinha, director, CSIO, highlighted the aims and goals of CSIR and talked about its various incentives and awards schemes for young scientists and school children. “Integrated Quantum Photonics is an upcoming area in which CSIR-CSIO is planning to develop a number of technologies for tactical use as well as for societal benefit,” he said.
The staff members of CSIO, who had completed 25 years of regular service in CSIR and also who retired during the preceding year, were also honored by presenting them mementos, shawls and Prashati Patra on the occasion.