Position:Post-doctoral research scientist at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences
Address:IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Telephone number:+49-351-4659-1154

Published in Optics Letters (2017)
Optics letter (2015)
Optics Letter (2014)
Nanoscale (2016)
Applied Physics Letters (2016)
Advanced Optical Materials (2015)
Physical Review A (2011)

My Current Post-doctoral Research Topics

  • Realization of optimized wavelength multiplexer (1X3) based on rolled-up microcavities
  • Realization of a 1x3 optical switch using rolled-up microcavities
  • 3D photonic integration based on rolled-up microtube resonators
  • Reversible and active optical mode tuning in rolled-up microcavities 
  • Thermal tuning 
  • On-chip optofluidic sensors (improving sensitivity and switching) 
  • Lab on a chip


Projects involved

1) DFG Research Unit For 1713  '' Sensoric Micro- and Nanosystems '' (URL)

2) 3D Photonic Integration Based on Rolled-up Microcavities (Collaboration with Prof. Jamshidi) 

My PhD Research Topics

  • Monolithic integration rolled-up optical ring resonators with nanophotonic waveguides
  • Optofluidics sensors
  • Fully integration of colloidal quantum dots with rolled-up microcavities and photoluminescence spectroscopy from visible to near visible ranges
  • Infrared transmission spectroscopy of passive rolled-up microcavities using tapered optical fiber 
  • Thin film deposition and nanomembranes

A. Madani '' Titanium Dioxide Based Microtubular Cavities for On-Chip Integration '', Dissertation (URL)


You can find all my publications here:

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         Selected Publications

  • [1] A. Madani, S. M. Harazim, V. A. B. Quiñones, M. Kleinert, A. Finn, E. S. G. Naz, L. Ma, O. G. Schmidt Optical microtube cavities monolithically integrated on photonic chips for optofluidic sensing Optics  Letters (2017) (IIN Highlight). (URL)
  • [2] A. Madani, L. Ma, Sh. Miao, M. R Jorgensen, O. G Schmidt, Luminescent nanoparticles embedded in TiO 2 microtube cavities for the activation of whispering-gallery-modes extending from the visible to the near-infrared, Nanoscale (2016). (URL)
  • [3] A. Madani, VA Bolaños Quiñones, LB Ma, SD Miao, MR Jorgensen, OG Schmidt, Overlapping double potential wells in a single optical microtube cavity with vernier-scale-like tuning effect, Applied Physics Letters (2016). (URL)
  • [4] A. Madani, M. Kleinert, D. Stolarek, L. Zimmermann, L. Ma, O. G Schmidt, ''Vertical optical ring resonators fully integrated with nanophotonic waveguides on silicon-on-insulator substrates'' Optics letters (2015) (Top Download and IIN Highlight). (URL)
  • [5] Sh. Miao, D. Chen, A. Madani, M. R Jorgensen, V. A Bolaños Quiñones, L. Ma, S. G Hickey, A. Eychmüller, Oliver G Schmidt, ''Optofluidic Sensor: Evaporation Kinetics Detection of Solvents Dissolved with Cd3P2 Colloidal Quantum Dots in a Rolled‐Up Microtube'' Advanced Optical Materials (2015). (URL)
  • [6] A. Madani, S. Böttner, M. R Jorgensen, O. G Schmidt, ''Rolled-Up TiO2 Optical Microcavities for Telecom and Visible Photonics'', Optics  Letters (2014). (URL
  • [7] S. Giudicatti, S. M. Marz, L. Soler, A. Madani, M. R. Jorgensen, S. Sanchez, O. G. Schmidt Photoactive rolled-up TiO2 microtubes: Fabrication, characterization and applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2014). (URL)
  • [8] A. Madani, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, '' An experimental observation a spatial optical soliton beam and self-splitting of a beam into two soliton beams in chiral nematic liquid crystal” Optics Communications (2013). (URL)
  • [9] J. Beeckman, A. Madani, P. JM Vanbrabant, P. Henneaux, S. Gorza, M. Haelterman, ''Switching and intrinsic position bistability of soliton beams in chiral nematic liquid crystals'', Physical Review A (2011). (URL)
  • [10] M. Riahi, H. Latifi, A. Madani, A. Moazzenzadeh,''Design and fabrication of a spatial light modulator using thermally tunable grating and a thin-film heater'', Applied optics (2009). (URL)



My research interests

  • Nanophotonics and Si Photonic Technology
  • Optofluidics and Lab On a Chip
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Rolled-up Nanotechnology
  • Quantum Optics
  • 2D Material and Graphene Photonics
  • Optical Cavities and Sensors