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1. Multiple-time-scale blinking in InAs quantum dot single photon sources
Topic: Optics
Published: 4/16/2014
Authors: Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, C S Hellberg, Serkan Ates, Antonio Badolato, Kartik A Srinivasan
Abstract: We use photon correlation measurements to study blinking in single, epitaxially-grown selfassembled InAs quantum dots situated in circular Bragg grating and microdisk cavities. The normalized second-order correlation function g(2)(t) is studied ac ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913943

2. Ultra-Sensitive Chip-Based Photonic Temperature Sensor Using Ring Resonator Structures
Topic: Optics
Published: 2/3/2014
Authors: Haitan Xu, Mohammad Hafezi, Jingyun Fan, Jacob M Taylor, Gregory F Strouse, Zeeshan Ahmed
Abstract: Temperature is one of the most measured quantity in the world, second only to time. Recently there has been considerable interest in developing photonic temperature sensors to leverage advancements in frequency metrology. Here we show that Silico ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914245

3. Si3N4 optomechanical crystals in the resolved-sideband regime
Topic: Optics
Published: 1/27/2014
Authors: Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, Serkan Ates, Yuxiang Liu, Kartik A Srinivasan
Abstract: We demonstrate sideband-resolved Si3N4 optomechanical crystals supporting 105 quality factor optical modes at 980 nm, coupled to approximately 4 GHz frequency mechanical modes with quality factors of approximately 3000. Optomechanical electromagneti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914944

4. Spectral response and characterization of a high-efficiency upconvertor for single-photon-level detection
Topic: Optics
Published: 10/18/2013
Authors: Paulina S Kuo, Oliver T Slattery, Yong-Su Kim, Jason S. Pelc, M. M. Fejer, Xiao Tang
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914453

5. Spectral response of an upconversion detector and spectrometer
Topic: Optics
Published: 9/17/2013
Authors: Paulina S Kuo, Oliver T Slattery, Yong-Su Kim, Jason S. Pelc, M. M. Fejer, Xiao Tang
Abstract: We theoretically and experimentally investigate the spectral response of an upconversion detector and discuss implications for its use as an infrared spectrometer. Upconversion detection is based on high-conversion-efficiency sum-frequency generation ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914034

6. Generalized Tabletop EUV Coherent Diffractive Imaging in a Transmission Geometry
Topic: Optics
Published: 9/11/2013
Authors: Justin M Shaw, Bosheng Zhang, Matthew Seaberg, Daniel Adams, Dennis Gardner, Elizabeth Shanblatt, Henry C. Kapteyn, Margaret M. Murnane
Abstract: We demonstrate the first generalized tabletop EUV coherent microscope that can image extended, non-isolated, non-periodic, objects. By implementing keyhole coherent diffraction imaging with curved mirrors and a tabletop high harmonic source, we demon ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914128

7. All-angle negative refraction and active flat lensing of ultraviolet light
Topic: Optics
Published: 5/22/2013
Authors: Ting Xu, Amit Kumar Agrawal, Maxim Abashin, Kenneth John Chau, Henri J Lezec
Abstract: The ability of a left-handed medium to sustain backwards electromagnetic waves leads to counter-intuitive phenomena such as negative refraction. We report the experimental implementation of a three-dimensional negative-index metamaterial operating at ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911161

8. Revisiting the Balazs thought experiment in the case of a left-handed material: electromagnetic-pulse-induced displacement of a dispersive, dissipative negative-index slab
Topic: Optics
Published: 3/23/2013
Authors: Henri J Lezec, Kenneth John Chau
Abstract: We propose a set of postulates to describe the mechanical interaction between a plane-wave elec- tromagnetic pulse and a dispersive, dissipative slab having a refractive index of arbitrary sign. The postulates include the Abraham electromagnetic mom ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909848

9. Experimental demonstration of a receiver beating the standard quantum limit for multiple nonorthogonal coherent-state discrimination
Topic: Optics
Published: 1/6/2013
Authors: Francisco Elohim Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Gerald Baumgartner, Julius Goldhar, Jonathan Kosloski, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: The measurement of the state of a quantum system with inherent quantum uncertainty (noise) approaching the ultimate physical limits is of both technological and fundamental interest. Quantum noise prevents any mutually nonorthogonal quantum states ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912063

10. Slot-mode-coupled optomechanical crystals
Topic: Optics
Published: 10/22/2012
Authors: Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, Jasper Chan, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Oskar Painter, Kartik A Srinivasan
Abstract: We design a cavity optomechanical system in which a localized GHz frequency mechanical mode of a nanobeam resonator is evanescently coupled to a high quality factor (Q > 10^6) optical mode of a separate nanobeam optical cavity. Using separate nanobea ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911673



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