# IEEE Photonics Journal

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• ### 2-$muhbox{m}$ Tm-Doped All-Fiber Pulse Laser With Active Mode-Locking and Relaxation Oscillation Modulating

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502206
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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We report on the actively mode-locked and relaxation-oscillation-modulated 2- μm all-fiber laser, using an electronic optical phase modulator with fiber pigtail. Linear-cavity and ring-cavity fiber lasers with Tm-doped fiber were set up with a center wavelength around 1.95 μm. Actively mode-locked stable pulse train was generated with a repetition rate of 11.884 MHz (linear cavity) a... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling of $hbox{As}_{2}hbox{S}_{3}$ Raman Fiber Lasers Operating in the Mid-Infrared

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502309
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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A numerical study of As2S3 Raman fiber lasers is carried out to show their potential for the entire coverage of the 3-4-μm spectral band. Experimental results are first obtained from such a laser operated under controlled conditions in order to set the fiber parameters (i.e., gain and attenuation coefficients) to be used in the numerical model. An exhaustive numerical ... View full abstract»

• ### Design Rules for Raman Lasers Based on SOI Racetrack Resonators

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502431
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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In this paper, the detailed modeling of Raman lasers in silicon-on-insulator guided-wave racetrack resonant microcavities is developed. Modeling based on full-vectorial equations and systematic design rules are presented for the first time. Simulation results are compared with experimental and theoretical results in literature, demonstrating a very good agreement. Moreover, parametric investigatio... View full abstract»

• ### Single-Mode Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Array With High Power and Narrow Far-Field Divergence Angle

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502508
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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We demonstrate novel structures of an 850-nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) array for high output power, single-lobe far-field pattern, and narrow divergence angle. By using the Zn-diffusion process with proper sizes of oxide-current-confined and Zn-diffusion apertures, each unit of VCSEL in the demonstrated array is highly single-mode (side-mode suppression ratio 30 dB) with a nar... View full abstract»

• ### Implant-Defined 3 $times$ 3 In-Phase Coherently Coupled Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers Array

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502606
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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Two-dimensional in-phase coherently coupled vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) array with high beam quality was fabricated by proton implantation. Indium-tin-oxide (ITO) current spreading layer was employed to improve the uniformity of the injection current. This makes a coherent array to operate in in-phase mode even in a relatively larger scale. The appropriate thickness of ITO curre... View full abstract»

• ### Narrow Spacing Dual-Wavelength Fiber Laser Based on Polarization Dependent Loss Control

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502706
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By controlling the polarization state of a simple ring erbium-doped fiber laser with photonics crystal fiber, polarization controller (PC) and tunable band-pass filter, this paper demonstrates stable operation of narrow spacing dual-wavelength fiber laser (DWFL). The flexibility of the tunable band-pass filter and PC allows the spacing tuning of the DWFL from 80 pm up to 600 pm. Such tuning abilit... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Investigation of the Wavelength Tunability in All-Normal-Dispersion Ytterbium-Doped Mode-Locked Fiber Lasers

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 1502807
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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The wavelength tunability of all-normal-dispersion (ANDi) ytterbium (Yb)-doped mode-locked fiber laser is experimentally investigated, where the laser is mode-locked by nonlinear polarization rotation and the wavelength is adjusted by an intracavity tunable filter. The influences of pump power, gain fiber length, and cavity length (i.e., repetition rate) on the mode-locking wavelength and output s... View full abstract»

• ### Spectral Engineering With CMOS Compatible SOI Photonic Molecules

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 2202717
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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Photonic systems based on microring resonators have a fundamental constraint given by the strict relationship among free spectral range, total quality factor QT , and resonator size, intrinsically making filter spacing, photonic lifetime, and footprint interdependent. Here, we break this paradigm employing CMOS-compatible silicon-on-insulator photonic molecules based on coupled multiple inner ring... View full abstract»

• ### Low-Loss Singlemode PECVD Silicon Nitride Photonic Wire Waveguides for 532–900 nm Wavelength Window Fabricated Within a CMOS Pilot Line

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 2202809
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PECVD silicon nitride photonic wire waveguides have been fabricated in a CMOS pilot line. Both clad and unclad single mode wire waveguides were measured at λ = 532, 780, and 900 nm, respectively. The dependence of loss on wire width, wavelength, and cladding is discussed in detail. Cladded multimode and singlemode waveguides show a loss well below 1 dB/cm in the 532-900 nm wavelength range.... View full abstract»

• ### Light Transmission Properties and Shannon Index in One-Dimensional Photonic Media With Disorder Introduced by Permuting the Refractive Index Layers

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 2202811
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In this paper, we have studied, with a numerical method, how introducing disorder affects the light transmission properties of 1-D photonic structures over a wide range of wavelengths. A new type of disorder is introduced by permuting the refractive index layers in the optical medium. We compared the light transmission properties of ideal photonic crystals and of disordered media with the same kin... View full abstract»

• ### Through-Si-via (TSV) Keep-Out-Zone (KOZ) in SOI Photonics Interposer: A Study of the Impact of TSV-Induced Stress on Si Ring Resonators

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 2700611
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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Si photonic devices are sensitive to the change in refractive index on the Si-on-insulator (SOI) platform. One of the critical limitations in the compact 3D photonic integration circuit is the through-Si-via (TSV)-induced stress, which affects the performances of Si photonic devices integrated in interposer. We build a model to analyze and simulate the wavelength shift of the ring resonator caused... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of Effective Plasma Frequency in a Magnetized Extrinsic Photonic Crystal

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 2700706
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The effective plasma frequency (EPF) in an extrinsic photonic crystal is theoretically analyzed. The extrinsic PC is a single homogeneous doped semiconductor ( n-GaAs) that is influenced by an externally and periodically applied magnetic field. Based on the calculated photonic band structure, we investigate the magnetic-field dependence of EPF. The results reveal that the EPF will be smaller in th... View full abstract»

• ### Leaky Surface Plasmon Polariton Modes at an Interface Between Metal and Uniaxially Anisotropic Materials

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 4800806
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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By solving analytically derived characteristic equations, leaky surface waves are found to exist at an interface between a metal material and a uniaxially anisotropic dielectric material with its optic axis falling in the plane of the interface. Both the assumed lossless metal material with negative relative permittivity and the real metal such as silver having an imaginary part in its permittivit... View full abstract»

• ### Two-Beam Emitting Via a Single Subwavelength Metal Slit Surrounded by Mixed-Period Dielectric Grooves

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 4801015
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We use mixed-period dielectric grooves to surround a single metal slit to realize two-beam nonsymmetrical and symmetrical emitting for the transmitted light emerged from the subwavelength slit. This proposed slit-groove-based structure is formed by combining two typical slit-groove structures, both possessing unidirectional beaming but with different beaming angles. Here, the typical slit-groove s... View full abstract»

• ### Surface Plasmon Resonance Refractive Index Sensor Based on Active Photonic Crystal Fiber

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 4801108
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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We propose a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) refractive index (RI) sensor based on an active Yb3+-doped photonic crystal fiber (PCF) in this paper. With the proposed sensor, using the pump light at 976 nm can produce laser at 1060 nm. In addition, the sensitivity can be influenced obviously by a bit change of the refraction index of analyte in the air holes to achieve the intra-cavity f... View full abstract»

• ### Improved Broadband Near-Unity Light Transparency of a Metal Layer With Film-Coupled Dual Plasmonic Arrays

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 4809011
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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We report improved light transparency over a broad bandwidth in a metal-layered structure with two film-coupled subwavelength non-close-packed plasmonic arrays. Through the introduction of dual ultrathin dielectric spacing layers between the metal layer and the double plasmonic disk arrays, coupling of the input and output effects of light is efficiently enhanced through strong near-field localize... View full abstract»

• ### Noise Investigation of a Large Free Spectral Range High-Resolution Microwave Photonic Signal Processor

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 5502109
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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The noise components in a new microwave photonic signal processor that has the ability of simultaneously realizing a large free spectral range (FSR) and high-resolution bandpass filter response are investigated. The filter is implemented using the Vernier effect and the frequency-shifting technique in an optical delay line structure. The power spectrum of the signal-spontaneous beat noise, which i... View full abstract»

• ### (IPC) A Photonic Correlation Scheme Using FWM With Phase Management to Achieve Optical Subtraction

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 5502209
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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In this paper, a photonic correlation scheme that allows accumulation of negative signals is presented. The scheme uses four-wave mixing of pairs of signal and pump wavelengths, which are chosen such that they create idler wavelengths at a common wavelength. The total optical power at this target idler wavelength depends on the relative phase of each pump and signal wavelength. This concept has be... View full abstract»

• ### Microwave Signal Generation From a Dual-Wavelength Single-Frequency Highly $\hbox{Er}^{3+}/\hbox{Yb}^{3+}$ Co-Doped Phosphate Fiber Laser

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 5502306
Cited by:  Papers (14)
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Narrow linewidth microwave signals generated from a heterodyne detection configuration of a dual-wavelength (DW) single-frequency highly Er3+/Yb3+ co-doped phosphate fiber laser is presented. The oscillating cavity of the fiber laser consists of a dual-channel narrow-band fiber-Bragg-grating (DC-NB-FBG), a 0.7-cm-long Er3+/ Yb3+ co-doped phosphate fiber ... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of Cascaded Soliton Spectral Tunneling Effect in Segmented Fibers With Engineered Dispersion

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6100608
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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The cascaded soliton spectral tunneling (SST) effect is proposed and numerically investigated in multiple optical fiber segments, which work together to transfer the soliton pulse over a wide wavelength span. A triple-cladding fiber and a solid core step-index photonic crystal fiber are carefully studied and demonstrated to have three zero-dispersion wavelengths (ZDWs), which can evoke the SST eff... View full abstract»

• ### Analytical and Experimental Evaluation of SSB Phase Noise Reduction in Self-Injection Locked Oscillators Using Optical Delay Loops

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6602217
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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A novel forced oscillation technique is discussed for the phase noise reduction of electrical and optoelectronic oscillators. This paper features self-injection locking using single and dual long fiber-optic delay loops and provides analysis for the phase noise of oscillators employing this technique under various operating conditions. Experimental results are also provided to verify the analytica... View full abstract»

• ### Calibration of an InP-Based Monolithically Integrated Optical Pulse Shaper

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6602317
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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We present the calibration method and characterization of a monolithically integrated semiconductor optical pulse shaper. The photonic integrated circuit has been realized in an InP-based generic photonic foundry process. In this circuit, a 20-channel arrayed waveguide grating filter with 50-GHz channel spacing and 20 phase modulators and semiconductor optical amplifiers are combined on the InP ch... View full abstract»

• ### Efficient Active-to-Passive Light Coupling of InGaAsP/InP Laser Using Subwavelength Coupler

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6602408
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We propose a subwavelength coupler for efficient light coupling from an InGaAsP/InP laser to a passive waveguide. The active-to-passive coupling device is designed on the asymmetric twin waveguide (ATG) platform with two InGaAsP layers: one is used as the laser active layer, and the other with a wider band gap is used as the guiding layer of the passive waveguide. By introducing subwavelength tren... View full abstract»

• ### Quasi-Phase-Matched Faraday Rotation in Semiconductor Waveguides With a Magnetooptic Cladding for Monolithically Integrated Optical Isolators

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6602512
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Strategies are developed for obtaining nonreciprocal polarization mode conversion, also known as Faraday rotation, in waveguides in a format consistent with silicon-on-insulator or III-V semiconductor photonic integrated circuits. Fabrication techniques are developed using liftoff lithography and sputtering to obtain garnet segments as upper claddings, which have an evanescent wave interaction wit... View full abstract»

• ### An Adjacent Differential Statistics Method for IRFPA Nonuniformity Correction

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6801615
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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In this paper, a novel scene-based nonuniformity correction (SBNUC) method using statistics between adjacent detectors for infrared focal-plane array (IRFPA) is proposed. Differential operation is designed as a decorrelation process to minimize the scene information remained into the nonuniformity parameters updating. Then, a global transfer matrix is established to construct the nonuniformity com... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

IEEE Photonics is an online-only rapid publication archival journal of top quality research at the fore-front of Photonics.  Photonics integrates quantum electronics and optics to accelerate progress in the generation of novel photon sources and in their utilization in emerging applications at the micro and nano scales spanning from the far-infrared/THz to the x-ray region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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