Photonic Devices and Subsystems

Optimization-Based Design Methods

K. Choutagunta and J. M. Kahn, "Designing High-Performance Multimode Fibers Using Refractive Index Shape Optimization", subm. to J. of Lightwave Technol., January 2020.

Frequency Comb Generators

B. Buscaino, M. Zhang, M. Loncar and J. M. Kahn, "Design of Efficient Resonator-Enhanced Electro-Optic Frequency Comb Generators", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 1400-1413, March 15, 2020. PDF

M. Zhang, B. Buscaino, C. Wang, A. Shams-Ansari, C. Reimer, R. Zhu, J. M. Kahn and M. Loncar, "Broadband Electro-Optic Frequency Comb Generator in an Integrated Microring Resonator", Nature, vol. 568, pp. 373-377, April 18, 2019. PDF

K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Optical Frequency Comb Generator Using Phase Modulation in Amplified Circulating Loop", Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 721-725, June 1993. PDF

Interferometer Meshes for MIMO Signal Processing

K. Choutagunta, I. Roberts, D. A. B. Miller and J. M. Kahn, "Adapting Mach-Zehnder Mesh Equalizers in Direct-Detection Mode-Division-Multiplexed Links", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 723-735, February 15, 2020. PDF

Optical Amplifiers

J. K. Perin, J. M. Kahn, J. D. Downie, J. Hurley and K. Bennett, "Importance of Amplifier Physics in Maximizing the Capacity of Submarine Links", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 37, pp. 2076-2085, May 1, 2019. PDF

R. Nasiri Mahalati, D. Askarov and J. M. Kahn, "Adaptive Modal Gain Equalization Techniques in Multi-Mode Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 32, no. 11, pp. 2133-2143, June 1, 2014. PDF

E. Ip, R. Y. Gu, M.-J. Li, Y.-K. Huang and J. M. Kahn, "Experimental Demonstration of a Gain-Flattening Filter for Few-Mode Fiber Based on a Spatial Light Modulator", Proc. of Optical Fiber Commun. Conf., San Francisco, CA, March 9-13, 2014. PDF

R. Nasiri Mahalati, D. Askarov and J. M. Kahn, "Adaptive Control of Mode-Dependent Gain in Multi-Mode Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers", Proc. of IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical on Space Division Multiplexing for Optical Communication, Waikoloa, HI, July 8-10, 2013. PDF

D. Askarov and J. M. Kahn, "Design of Transmission Fibers and Doped Fiber Amplifiers for Mode-Division Multiplexing", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 24, no. 21, pp. 1945-1948, November 1, 2012. PDF

Optical Fibers

K. Choutagunta and J. M. Kahn, "Designing High-Performance Multimode Fibers Using Refractive Index Shape Optimization", subm. to J. of Lightwave Technol., January 2020.

E. Chou, T. Hayashi, T. Nagashima, J. M. Kahn and T. Nakanishi, "Stable Measurement of Effective Area in Coupled Multi-core Fiber", Proc. of Optical Fiber Commmun. Conf., San Diego, CA, March 11-15, 2018. PDF

S. . Arik and J. M. Kahn and K.-P. Ho, "Coupled-Core Multi-Core Fibers for Spatial Multiplexing", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 25, pp. 2054-2057, November 1, 2013. PDF

D. Askarov and J. M. Kahn, "Design of Transmission Fibers and Doped Fiber Amplifiers for Mode-Division Multiplexing", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 24, no. 21, pp. 1945-1948, November 1, 2012. PDF

Fiber Bragg Gratings

D. Askarov and J. M. Kahn, "Long-Period Fiber Gratings for Mode Coupling in Mode-Division-Multiplexing Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 33, no. 19, pp. 4032-4038, October 1, 2015. PDF

Wavelength-Selective Switches

K.-P. Ho, J. M. Kahn and J. P. Wilde, "Wavelength-Selective Switches for Mode-Division Multiplexing: Scaling and Performance Analysis", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 32, no. 22, pp. 3724-3735, November 15, 2014. PDF

R. Y. Gu, E. Ip, M.-J. Li, Y.-K Huang and J. M. Kahn, "Experimental Demonstration of a Spatial Light Modulator-based Few-Mode Fiber Switch for Space-Division Multiplexing", Proc. of OSA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 6-10, 2013. PDF

Semiconductor Lasers for Coherent Systems

E. Ip, J. M. Kahn, D. Anthon and J. Hutchins, "Linewidth Measurements of MEMS-Based Tunable Lasers for Phase-Locking Applications", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 17, no. 10, pp. 2029-2031, October 2005. PDF

J. M. Kahn, C. A. Burrus and G. Raybon, "High-Stability 1.5 Micron External-Cavity Lasers for Phase-Lock Applications," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 1, pp. 159-161, 1989. PDF

Receiver Circuits for Coherent Systems

J. M. Kahn and B. L. Kasper, "Optical Phaselock Receiver with Multi-Gigahertz Signal Bandwidth", Electron. Lett. vol. 25, pp. 626-627, 1989. PDF

MEMS Devices for Free-Space Optical Communications

L. Zhou, J. M. Kahn and K. S. J. Pister, "Scanning Micromirrors Fabricated by an SOI/SOI Wafer Bonding Process", IEEE J. of Microelectromech. Syst., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 24-32, February 2006. PDF

L. Zhou, J. M. Kahn and K. S. J. Pister, "Corner-Cube Retroreflectors Based on Structure-Assisted Assembly for Free-Space Optical Communication", IEEE J. of Microelectromechanical Syst., vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 233-242, June 2003. PDF

X. Zhu, V. S. Hsu and J. M. Kahn, "Optical Modeling of MEMS Corner Cube Retroreflectors with Misalignment and Non-flatness", IEEE J. on Sel. Topics in Quantum Electron., vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 26-32, January/February 2002. PDF

Receiver Optics for Indoor Free-Space Optical Communications

J. R. Barry and J. M. Kahn, "Link Design for Non-Directed Wireless Infrared Communications", Applied Optics, vol. 34, no. 19, pp. 3764-3776, July 1995. PDF

K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Compound Parabolic Concentrators for Narrow-Band Wireless Infrared Receivers", Optical Engineering, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 1385-1395, May 1995. PDF


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