Ross Cheriton


Roles and responsibilities

Postdoctoral researcher.  Simulation, design, experimental characterization of integrated photonics for astronomy and space technologies.

Current research and/or projects

Development of chip-scale, ultra-compact, correlation spectrometers for remote sensing of atmospheric gases for Earth and astronomy.

Research and/or project statements

Development of novel integrated photonic remote spectrometers and Integrated photonics simulation tools


English: B.Sc. (Hons.) Science with specialization in Physics, University of Ottawa, 2009

M.Sc. Quantum Physics, University of Ottawa, 2012

PhD Semiconductor Physics, University of Ottawa, 2018

Professional activities/interests

-Supervise students research

-Publish papers

-Contribute to writing research proposals

-Provide 3D modelling workshops


SPIE, IEEE, Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)


-Ontario Graduate Scholarship

- SPIE Elevator Pitch winner

-Ontario Centres for Excellence Talentedge Internship

-NRC postdoctoral research fellowship

Previous work experience

June, 2008 — Dec, 2009

National Research Council of Canada

Visiting Researcher

  • Determination of semiconductor band parameters using genetic algorithm
  • Simulation of electrostatic quantum dots using gate electric field profiles
  • Double quantum dot simulations
    June, 2009 — Dec, 2012
    National Research Council of Canada
    Visiting Researcher
  • Spectroscopy of entangled photon sources under electric fields
  • Fabrication and characterization of InP single quantum dots
    June, 2016 — Dec, 2017
    iBionics Inc.
    Prototyping Engineer
  • Research and Development for epiretinal implant
    June, 2018 — Sept, 2018
    University of Ottawa
    Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Research in photovoltaics
  • Research in wireless laser-based power and data for epiretinal implants
    Sept, 2018 —
    National Research Council of Canada
    Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Simulation of integrated photonic correlation spectrometers

Characterization of integrated photonic correlation spectrometers

International experience and/or work

2010, 2011

Grenoble, France

  • High magnetic field characterization of single quantum dots
Ross Cheriton

Ross Cheriton

Assistant Research Officer
Advanced Electronics and Photonics
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Other(s): English, French
Telephone: 613-993-2448

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