Ramon Gao

Graduate Student


Ramon is graduate student in Applied Physics in the Atwater group since January 2019. He obtained his BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich in Switzerland. At Caltech, his research focuses on the dynamics and optomechanics of laser-driven, self-stabilizing lightsails.

Available Publications

Optical Characterization of Silicon Nitride Metagrating-Based Lightsails for Self-Stabilization

Ramon Gao, Michael D. Kelzenberg, Yonghwi Kim, Ognjen Ilic, and Harry A. Atwater
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.1c02022 (2022) - Space Solar Power