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2014 Publications

 

Dong Yoon Oh, David Sell, Hansuek Lee, Ki Youl Yang, Scott A. Diddams, and Kerry J. Vahala

Supercontinuum generation in an on-chip silica waveguide,”

Optics Letters, 39, 1046-1048 (2014)

 

Jiang Li, Hansuek Lee, and Kerry J. Vahala

Low-noise Brillouin laser on a chip at 1064  nm,”

Optics Letters, 39, 287-290 (2014)

 

 

2013 Publications

 

Hansuek Lee, Myoung-Gyun Suh, Tong Chen, Jiang Li, Scott A. Diddams and Kerry J. Vahala
Spiral resonators for on-chip laser frequency stabilization,”

Nature Communications 4:2468 doi:10.1038/ncomms3468 (2013)

 

Jiang Li, Hansuek Lee and Kerry J. Vahala,
Microwave synthesizer using an on-chip Brillouin oscillator,”

Nature Communications 4:2097 doi:10.1038/ncomms3097 (2013)

 

Tong Chen, Hansuek Lee and Kerry J. Vahala,
Thermal stress in silica-on-silicon disk resonators,”

Applied Physics Letters, 102, 031113 (2013)

 

 

2012 Publications

 

Jiang Li, Hansuek Lee, Tong Chen, and Kerry J. Vahala,

“Low-pump-power, low-phase-noise, and microwave to millimeter-wave repetition rate

operation in microcombs,”

Phys. Rev. Lett, 109, 233901 (2012)

 

Jiang Li, Hansuek Lee, Kiyoul Yang, and Kerry J. Vahala,

“Sideband spectroscopy and dispersion measurement in microcavities,”

Optics Express, 20, 26337-26344 (2012)

 

Tong Chen, Hansuek Lee, Jiang Li, and Kerry J. Vahala,
"A general design algorithm for low optical loss adiabatic connections in waveguides, "

Optics Express, 20, 22819-22829 (2012)

 

Jiang Li*, Hansuek Lee*, Tong Chen, and Kerry J. Vahala,

"Characterization of a high coherence, Brillouin microcavity laser on silicon, "

Optics Express, 20, 20170-20180 (2012)

*These authors contributed equally to this work

 

Hansuek Lee*, Tong Chen*, Jiang Li*, Ki Youl Yang, Seokmin Jeon, Oskar Painter and Kerry J. Vahala,

"Chemically etched ultrahigh-Q wedge-resonator on a silicon chip,"

Nature Photonics, 6, 369–373 (2012)

*These authors contributed equally to this work

 

Hansuek Lee, Tong Chen, Jiang Li, Oskar Painter, and Kerry J. Vahala,

"Ultra-low-loss optical delay line on a silicon chip,"

Nature Communications 3:867 doi:10.1038/ncomms1876 (2012) 

 

 

2011 Publications

 

Tao Lu, Hansuek Lee, Tong Chen, Steven Herchak, Ji-Hun Kim, Scott E. Fraser, Richard C. Flagan, and Kerry Vahala

"High sensitivity nanoparticle detection using optical microcavities, "

PNAS 108 (15) 5976-5979 (2011)

 

D. J. Alton, N. P. Stern, Takao Aoki, H. Lee, E. Ostby, K. J. Vahala & H. J. Kimble,

"Strong interactions of single atoms and photons near a dielectric boundary,"

Nature Phys. 7, 159-165 (2011) 

 

Ivan Grudinin, Hansuek Lee, Tong Chen, and Kerry Vahala,

"Compensation of thermal nonlinearity effect in optical resonators,"

Opt. Express 19, 7365-7372 (2011)

 

 

2010 Publications
 

S. Knunz, M. Herrmann, V. Batteiger, et al.

"Injection Locking of a Trapped-Ion Phonon Laser"

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 105, 013004 (2010)

 

Q. Lin, J. Rosenberg, D. Chang, et al.

"Coherent mixing of mechanical excitations in nano-optomechanical structures"

NATURE PHOTONICS 4, 236-242 (2010)

 

M. Hossein-Zadeh, K.J. Vahala

"An Optomechanical Oscillator on a Silicon Chip"

IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN QUANTUM ELECTRONICS 16, 276-287 (2010)

 

I.S. Grudinin, H. Lee, O. Painter and K.J. Vahala

"Phonon laser action in a tunable two-level system"

Physical Review Letters 104, 083901 (2010)

Also read a Viewpoint by J. Khurgin

Nature News: 'Sasers' set to stun

 

2009 Publications
 

K. Vahala, M. Herrmann, S. Knünz, V. Batteiger, G. Saathoff, T. W. Hänsch and Th. Udem

"A phonon laser"

Nature Physics 5, 682 - 686 (2009)

 

I.S. Grudinin and  K.J. Vahala

"Thermal instability of a compound resonator"

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 16, pp. 14088-14097

 

T.J. Kippenberg, A.L. Tchebotareva, J. Kalkman, A. Polman, K. J. Vahala

"Purcell-Factor-Enhanced Scattering from Si Nanocrystals in an Optical Microcavity"

Physical Review Letters 103 (2) 027406 July 10, 2009


Matt Eichenfield, Ryan Camacho, Jasper Chan, Kerry J. Vahala and Oskar Painter

"A picogram- and nanometre-scale photonic-crystal optomechanical cavity"

Nature online advanced publication  doi:10.1038/nature08061.
 

Eric P. Ostby and Kerry J. Vahala

"Yb-doped glass microcavity laser operation in water"

Optics Letters 34, 1153-1155 (2009)

 

Takao Aoki, A.S. Parkins, D.J. Alton, C.A. Regal, Barak Dayan, E. Ostby, K.J. Vahala, and H.J. Kimble
"Efficient Routing of Single Photons by One Atom and a Microtoroidal Cavity"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 083601 (2009)

Tao Lu  Lan Yang , Rob V.A. van Loon , Albert Polman, and Kerry J. Vahala
"On-chip green silica upconversion microlaser"
Optics Letters 34, 482-484 (2009)

Bumki Min, Eric Ostby, Volker Sorger, Erick Ulin-Avila, Lan Yang, Xiang Zhang and Kerry Vahala,

"High-Q surface-plasmon-polariton whispering-gallery microcavity"

Nature 457, 455-458 (22 January 2009)

2008 Publications

·         Mani Hossein-Zadeh and K.J. Vahala
" Observation of injection locking in an optomechanical RF oscillator"

Applied Physics Letters, Volume 93,191115, November 2008.

 

·         Kerry J. Vahala
" Back-action limit of linewidth in an optomechanical oscillator"

Physical Review A, Volume 78,023832, August 2008.

 

·         T.J. Kippenberg and Kerry J. Vahala

 "Cavity Optomechanics: Back-Action at the Mesoscale"

Science, Volume 321,1172-1176, August 2008.

Abstract

 

·         Tal Carmon, Harald G. L. Schwefel, Lan Yang, Mark Oxborrow, A. Douglas Stone, and Kerry J. Vahala
" Static Envelope Patterns in Composite Resonances Generated by Level Crossing in Optical Toroidal Microcavities"

Physical Review Letters, Volume 100,10935, March 2008.

2007 Publications

2006 Publications

  • T. Aoki, B. Dayan, E. Wilcut, W. P. Bowen, A. S. Parkins, T. J. Kippenberg, K. J. Vahala, and H. J. Kimble
    "Observation of strong coupling between one atom and a monolithic microresonator"
    Nature, Volume 442, issue 712, October 2006.
  • Y. B. Park, B. Min, K. J. Vahala, and H. A. Atwater,
    "Integration of single-crystal LiNbO
    3 thin film on silicon by laser irradiation and ion implantation-induced layer transfer"
    Advanced Materials, Volume 18, issue 12, June 2006.
  • J. Kalkman, A. Polman, T. J. Kippenberg, K. J. Vahala, and M. L. Brongersma,
    "Erbium-implanted silica microsphere laser"
    Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B, Volume 242, issue 1-2, January 2006.

2005 Publications

  • T. Carmon, T. J. Kippenberg, L. Yang, H. Rokhsari, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala
    “Feedback control of ultra-high-Q microcavities: application to micro-Raman lasers and microparametric oscillators
    Optics Express, Volume 13, No. 9, May 2005.

2004 Publications

2003 Publications

2002 Publications

2001 Publications

  • A. Bhardwaj, P. O. Hedekvist, and K. J. Vahala,
    "All-optical logic circuits based on polarization properties of non-degenerate four-wave mixing"
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 657-665, May 2001.
  • P. O. Hedekvist, A. Bhardwaj, K. J. Vahala and H. Andersson,
    "Advanced All-Optical Logic on a Spectral Bus"
    Appl. Opt., vol. 40, No. 11, pp. 1761-1766, April 2001.

2000 Publications

  • M. Cai, O. Painter and K. J. Vahala,
    "Observation of critical coupling in a fiber taper to silica-microsphere whispering gallery mode system"
    Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 85, No. 1, pp. 74-77, July 2000.

Papers before 2000