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Journal Publications

2004 Publications

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, B. K. Min, and K. J. Vahala
"Theoretical and experimental study of stimulated and cascaded Raman scattering in ultrahigh-Q opticalmicrocavities"
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 10, 1219-1228 (2004)

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala
"Demonstration of ultra-high-Q small mode volume toroid microcavities on a chip"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 6113-6115 (2004)

D. K. Armani, B. K. Min, A. L. Martin, and K. J. Vahala
"Electrical thermo-optic tuning of ultrahigh-Q microtoroid resonators"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 5439-5441 (2004)

H. Rokhsari, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala
"Loss characterization in microcavities using the thermal bistability effect"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 3029-3031 (2004)

T. Carmon, L. Yang, and K. J. Vahala
"Dynamical thermal behavior and thermal self-stability of microcavities" 
Optics Express 12, 4742-4750 (2004)

B. K. Min, T. J. Kippenberg, L. Yang, K. J. Vahala, J. Kalkman, and A. Polman
"Erbium-implanted high-Q silica toroidal microcavity laser on a silicon chip"
Phys. Rev. A 70, 033803 (2004)

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala
"Kerr-nonlinearity optical parametric oscillation in an ultrahigh-Q toroid microcavity"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 083904 (2004)

H. Rokhsari, and K. J. Vahala
"Ultralow Loss, High Q, Four Port Resonant Couplers for Quantum Optics and Photonics"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 253905 (2004)

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, D. K. Armani, and K. J. Vahala
"Ultralow-threshold microcavity Raman laser on a microelectronic chip"
Optics Letters 29, 1224-1226 (2004)

A. L. Martin, D. K. Armani, L. Yang and K. J. Vahala 
"Replica-molded high-Q polymer microresonators"
Optics Letters 29, 533-535 (2004)

A. Polman, B. Min, J. Kalkman, T. J. Kippenberg and K. J. Vahala 
"Ultra-low-threshold erbium-implanted toroidal microlaser on silicon"
Appl. Phys. Lett 84, 1037-1039 (2004)

 

2003 Publications

B. Min, T. J. Kippenberg and K. J. Vahala 
"Compact, fiber-compatible, cascaded Raman laser"
Optics Letters 28, 1507-1509  (2003)

K. J. Vahala
"Optical microcavities"
Nature 424, 839-846 (2003)

L. Yang, D. K. Armani and K. J. Vahala
"Fiber-coupled Erbium Microlasers on a chip"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 825-826 (2003)

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, D. K. Armani, and K. J. Vahala
"Fabrication and coupling to planar high-Q silica disk microcavities"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 797-799 (2003)

S. M. Spillane, T. J. Kippenberg, O. J. Painter, and K. J. Vahala
"Ideality in a Fiber-Taper-Coupled Microresonator System for Application to Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 043902 (2003)

L. Yang and K. J. Vahala
"Gain functionalization of silica microresonators"
Optics Letters 28, 592-594 (2003)

D. K. Armani, T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane and K. J. Vahala
"Ultra-high-Q toroid microcavity on a chip"
Nature 421, 925-928 (2003)

 

2002 Publications

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane and K. J. Vahala, 
"Modal coupling in traveling-wave resonators" 
Optics Letters 27, 1669-1671 (2002)

S. M. Spillane, T. J. Kippenberg, and K. J. Vahala
"Ultralow-threshold Raman laser using a spherical dielectric microcavity"
Nature 415, 621-623 (2002)

 

2001 Publications

M. Cai and K. J. Vahala
"Highly efficient hybrid fiber taper coupled microsphere laser"
Optics Letters 26, 884-886 (2001)

A. Bhardwaj, P. O. Hedekvist, and K. J. Vahala,
"All-optical logic circuits based on polarization properties of non-degenerate four-wave mixing"
JOSA B 18, 657-665 (2001)

P. O. Hedekvist, A. Bhardwaj, K. J. Vahala and H. Andersson,
"Advanced all-optical logic gates on a spectral buss"
Appl. Opt. 40, 1761-1766 (2001)

 

2000 Publications

M. Cai, O. Painter, K. J. Vahala and P. C. Sercel, 
"Fiber-coupled microsphere laser"
Optics Letters 25, 1430-1432 (2000)

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. 85, 74-77 (2000)

M. Cai and K. J. Vahala, 
"Highly efficient optical power transfer to whispering gallery modes using a symmetrical dual-coupling configuration" 
Optics Letters 25, 260-262 (2000)