Microwave Photonics
Photonics for Dynamic and Ultrawideband Microwave Systems
Neuromorphic Photonics
Mimic Unique Neural Algorithm with Photonics
Fiber Optic Sensing
Fiber Optic Sensors for Soft Robotics and Biomedical Applications
Research Areas

We Research on Interdiscliplinary Photonic Areas

Microwave Photonics

Dynamic and Ultrawideband Processing

  • Reconfigurable Multiband RF Filtering
  • Dynamic Spectral Shaping
  • Self-Interference Cancellation
  • Frequency Hopping
  • Frequency Measurement
  • Signal Mixing
  • Signal Switching

Neuromorphic Photonics

Efficient and Task-based Optimized Approaches

  • Jamming Avoidance Response
  • Spike Timing Dependent Plasticity
  • Supervised Learning
  • Tailflip Escape Response
  • Photonic Neuron
  • AOA and Localization

Fiber Optic Sensing

For Soft Robotics and Biomedical Applications

  • Motion Sening in Soft Robotic Gripper
  • Environmental Sensing in Robotic Climber
  • Object Sensing in Parallel Gripper
  • Force Sensing in Steerable Cathether
  • 3D Shape Sensors
  • Multi-Parameter Stretchable Sensors

Other Research Areas

High-speed and Flexible Photonic Systems

  • Interferometic Noise Reduction
  • Nonlinear Optical Signal Processing
  • Information Security
  • Optical Access Network
  • WDM Systems
  • Multiwavelength Laser Generation
  • Multiwavelength Laser Generation
Happenings in WAVE Lab

Latest News

Two US Utility Patents have been Awarded!

Two US Utility Patents have been Awarded!

Two of our US Utilitiy Patents have been awarded. Mable Fok and Jia Ge, UGA engineering – Continuously Tunable and Highly Reconfigurable Multiband RF Filter...

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Mable Fok is being recognized at the UGA football game!

Mable Fok is being recognized at the UGA football game!

See who is on the Jumbotron at the football field! Congratulations to Mable on being recognized with the Creative Research Medal at the UGA football game.

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NSF grant: Dynamic and Reconfigurable Multiband and Ultra-Wideband RF Spectral Tailoring

NSF grant: Dynamic and Reconfigurable Multiband and Ultra-Wideband RF Spectral Tailoring

Our lab has received funding from National Science Foundation for our work on “Dynamic and Reconfigurable Multiband and Ultra-Wideband RF Spectral...

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Video: UGA Great Commitments Story – Operation Optics
Dr. Mable Fok

Principle Investigator

Mable Fok
Mable Fok
Principle Investigator / Associate Professor
Mable’s recent research interest is on neuromorphic photonics, dynamic microwave photonics, and stretchable fiber optic sensors
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