College of Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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T. Kenneth Gustafson

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Professor {Emeritus)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department

tkg at eecs dot berkeley dot edu
Phone: (510) 642-3139
FAX: (510) 642-6330

University of California, Berkeley
EECS Department
459 Cory Hall #1770
Berkeley, CA 94720-1770

Administrative Assistant:
Lea Barker (
(510) 643-6633

Grant Administrator:
Diana Duong
(510) 643-9665 (snowflake@erso)

Publications (Listing of all)

Selection of Power Power Point Presentations

Selection of Drafts and (or) Publications

Self-Phase Modulating Pulse: Phase(Blue), Frequency Shift(Red), and Chirp (Green) Details

Spectral Development of a Self-Phase Modulating Pulse Details

Research Interests

Research Summary: Self-Phase Modulation

Research Summary: Surface Wave Couplers



Course Notes, etc ( Under Revision : ( August 2013))

For various notes from classes taught, etc, see (bspace)

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Courses Taught in Semesters ( up and including Spring 2010 (see))

  • Emeritus From Fall 2010 on

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  • B.S., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  • M.S., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts ( H. A. Haus Thesis Adviser )

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Recent interest : Applications of surface waves to quantum-optical devices and phenomena

---------------------- : Nonlinear optical self-action efects and in particular applications of self-phase-modulation

---------------------- : The evolving role of quantum - electromagnetics in engineering science

Discussions, Musings, and Drafts !

---------------------- : Can one rigorously deduce quantum stochastic phase and amplitude noise terms from the density matrix in the number representation? Perhaps a good starting point would be Henry's treatment in "Coherence, Amplification, and Quantum Effects in Semiconductor Lasers " edited by Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Wiley Interscience series in pure and applied optics (1991)

---------------------- : Related: Much has been written on the quantum definition of phase. How experimentally can one measure a phase in the quantum limit and thereby establish once and for all the proper formulation?

---------------------- : Tunnelling at optical frquencies and an optical diode: Can one use a tunnelling structure to impress a sideband on an optical beam, transmit it (the optical sideband) and subsequently coherently detect it? Related: Is it possible to devise a nanometer optical rectifying diode with characteristics comparable to an ideal conventional p-n junction (i.e a ripple factor approaching 1.21 for simple zero bias optical rectification)?

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(Glass Art and Optical Engineering)

Entitled: Climbing Mt Polomar

(About The Artist)


Last updated 9/15/07

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