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Search Publications by Kartik Srinivasan

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Terahertz-Rate Kerr-Microresonator Optical Clockwork

August 12, 2019
Tara E. Drake, Travis Briles, Daryl T. Spencer II, Jordan R. Stone, David R. Carlson, Daniel D. Hickstein, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
Kerr microresonators generate interesting and useful fundamental states of electromagnetic radiation through nonlinear interactions of continuous-wave (CW) laser light. When implemented with photonic-integration techniques, functional devices with low

Efficient telecom-to-visible spectral translation through ultra-low power nonlinear nanophotonics

June 24, 2019
Xiyuan Lu, Gregory Moille, Qing Li, Daron Westly, Anshuman Singh, Ashutosh Rao, Su P. Yu, Travis Briles, Scott Papp, Kartik Srinivasan
The ability to spectrally translate lightwave signals in a compact, low-power platform is at the heart of the promise of nonlinear nanophotonic technologies. For example, a device to connect the telecommunications band with visible and short near-infrared

Self-organized nonlinear gratings for ultrafast nanophotonics

June 3, 2019
Daniel D. Hickstein, David R. Carlson, Haridas Mundoor, Jacob B. Khurgin, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Daron A. Westly, Abijith S. Kowligy, Ivan I. Smalyukh, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
We present the first demonstration of automatically quasi-phase-matched second-harmonic generation using femtosecond pulses. The high-confinement geometry of silicon-nitride nanophotonic waveguides provides group-velocity matching, which enables efficient

pyLLE: a Fast and User Friendly Lugiato-Lefever Equation Solver

May 24, 2019
Gregory T. Moille, Qing Li, Xiyuan Lu, Kartik Srinivasan
The Lugiato-Lefever Equation (LLE), first developed to provide a description of spatial dissipative structures in optical systems, has recently made a significant impact in the integrated photonics community, where it has been adopted to help understand

Architecture for the photonic integration of an optical atomic clock

May 20, 2019
Zachary L. Newman, Vincent N. Maurice, Tara E. Drake, Jordan R. Stone, Travis Briles, Daryl T. Spencer II, Connor D. Fredrick, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Bojan R. Ilic, B. Shen, M.-G Suh, K. Y. Yang, C Johnson, D.M. S. Johnson, Leo Hollberg, K. Vahala, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, John E. Kitching, Scott B. Papp, Matthew T. Hummon
Optical atomic clocks, which rely on high-frequency, narrow-line optical transitions to stabilize a clock laser, outperform their microwave counterparts by several orders of magnitude due to their inherently large quality factors. Optical clocks based on

Quantum Frequency Conversion of a Quantum Dot Single-Photon Source on a Nanophotonic Chip

May 20, 2019
Anshuman Singh, Qing Li, Shunfa Liu, Ying Yu, Xiyuan Lu, Christian Schneider, Sven Hofling, John Lawall, Varun Verma, Richard Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Jin Liu, Kartik Srinivasan
Single self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots are promising bright sources of indistinguishable photons for quantum information science. However, their distribution in emission wavelength, due to inhomogeneous broadening inherent to their growth, has

A solid-state source of strongly entangled photon pairs with high brightness and indistinguishability

April 22, 2019
Jin Liu, Rongbin Su, Yuming Wei, Beimeng Yao, Saimon Filipe Covre da Silva, Ying Yu, Jake Iles-Smith, Kartik Srinivasan, Armando Rastelli, Juntao Li, Xuehua Wang
The generation of high-quality entangled photon pairs has been being a long-sought goal in modern quan-tum communication and computation. To date, the most widely-used entangled photon pairs are gener-ated from spontaneous parametric downconversion, a

Chip-integrated visible-telecom entangled photon pair source for quantum communication

January 21, 2019
Xiyuan Lu, Qing Li, Daron Westly, Gregory Moille, Anshuman Singh, Vikas Anant, Kartik Srinivasan
Photon pair sources are fundamental blocks for quantum entanglement and quantum communication. Recent studies in silicon photonics have documented promising characteristics for photon pair sources within the telecommunications band, including sub-milliwatt

Photonic waveguide to free-space Gaussian beam extreme mode converter

October 10, 2018
Sangsik Kim, Daron Westly, Brian J. Roxworthy, Qing Li, Alexander Yulaev, Kartik Srinivasan, Vladimir Aksyuk
Integration of photonic chips with atomic, micromechanical, chemical and biological systems can advance science and open many possibilities in chip-scale devices and technology. Compact photonic structures for direct coupling of light between high-index

Fully self-referenced frequency comb consuming 5 Watts of electrical power

September 12, 2018
Paritosh Manurkar, Edgar F. Perez, Daniel D. Hickstein, David R. Carlson, Jeffrey T. Chiles, Daron A. Westly, Esther Baumann, Scott A. Diddams, Nathan R. Newbury, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott B. Papp, Ian R. Coddington
We present a hybrid fiber/waveguide design for a 100-MHz frequency comb that is fully self- referenced and temperature controlled with less than 5 W of electrical power. Self-referencing is achieved by supercontinuum generation in a silicon nitride

Accurate optical stabilization of a Kerr-microresonator frequency comb

June 14, 2018
Travis Briles, Jordan R. Stone, Tara E. Drake, Daryl T. Spencer, Connor D. Fredrick, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Bojan R. Ilic, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
Carrier-envelope-phase stabilization of optical waveforms enables exquisitely precise measurements by way of direct optical-frequency synthesis, coherent optical-to-microwave phase conversion, and control of ultrafast waveforms. We report such phase

Single self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots in photonic nanostructures: the role of nanofabrication

June 13, 2018
Jin Liu, Kumarasiri Konthasinghe, Marcelo I. Davanco, John Lawall, Vikas Anant, Varun Verma, Richard Mirin, Jin Dong Song, Ben Ma, Ze Sheng Chen, Hai Qiao Ni, Zhi Chuan Niu, Kartik Srinivasan
Single self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots are a promising solid-state quantum technology, with vacuum Rabi splitting, single-photon-level nonlinearities, and bright, pure, and indistinguishable single-photon generation having been demonstrated. In such

An Integrated-Photonics Optical-Frequency Synthesizer

May 3, 2018
Daryl T. Spencer, Tara E. Drake, Travis Briles, Jordan R. Stone, Laura C. Sinclair, Connor D. Fredrick, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Bojan R. Ilic, Aaron Bluestone, Nicolas Volet, Tin Komljenovic, Seung Hoon Lee, Dong Yoon Oh, Myoung-Gyun Suh, Ki Youl Yang, Martin H. Pfeiffer, Tobias J. Kippenberg, Erik Norberg, Kerry Vahala, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Nathan R. Newbury, Luke Theogarajan, John E. Bowers, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
Integrated-photonics microchips now enable a range of advanced functionalities for high- coherence applications like data transmission, for highly optimized physical sensors, and for harnessing quantum states, but with size, extensibility, and portability

Photonic chip for laser stabilization to an atomic vapor at a precision of $10^{-11}$

April 11, 2018
Matthew T. Hummon, Songbai Kang, Douglas G. Bopp, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Sangsik Kim, Connor D. Fredrick, Scott A. Diddams, Kartik A. Srinivasan, John E. Kitching
We perform precision spectroscopy of rubidium confined in a micro-machined, 27~mm$^3$ volume, vapor cell using a collimated free space 120~$\bm{\mu}$m diameter laser beam derived directly from a single mode silicon nitride waveguide. With this optical

Quasi-Phase-Matched Supercontinuum Generation in Photonic Waveguides

February 1, 2018
Daniel D. Hickstein, Grace Kerber, David R. Carlson, Lin Chang, Daron A. Westly, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Abijith S. Kowligy, John Bowers, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
Supercontinuum generation in on-chip waveguides is a versatile source of broadband light and the generated spectrum is determined by the phase-matching conditions. Here we show that quasi- phase-matching via periodic modulations of the waveguide structure

Heterogeneous integration for on-chip quantum photonic circuits with single quantum dot devices

October 12, 2017
Marcelo I. Davanco, Liu Jin, Luca Sapienza, Chen-Zhao Zhang, Jose Vinicius De Miranda Cardoso, Varun B. Verma, Richard P. Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Liu Liu, Kartik A. Srinivasan
Photonic integration is establishing itself as an enabling technology for photonic quantum science, offering considerably greater scalability, stability, and functionality than traditional bulk optics. Here, we develop a scalable, heterogeneous III-V /

Quantum Light Turned on by Nanotube Chemistry

September 1, 2017
Ming Zheng, Kartik A. Srinivasan
Room-temperature single-photon emission at telecom wavelengths is realized by organic color centers chemically implanted on chirality-defined single-wall carbon nanotubes.

Photonic-Chip Supercontinuum with Tailored Spectra for Counting Optical Frequencies

July 24, 2017
David R. Carlson, Daniel D. Hickstein, Alexander J. Lind, Judith B. Olson, Richard W. Fox, Roger C. Brown, Andrew D. Ludlow, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Tara M. Fortier, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
Supercontinuum generation using chip-integrated photonic waveguides is a powerful approach for spectrally broadening pulsed laser sources with very low pulse energies and compact form factors. When pumped with a mode-locked laser frequency comb, these

Ultrabroadband Supercontinuum Generation and Frequency-Comb Stabilization Using On-Chip Waveguides with Both Cubic and Quadratic Nonlinearities

July 24, 2017
Daniel D. Hickstein, Hojoong Jung, David R. Carlson, Alexander J. Lind, Ian R. Coddington, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Gabriel G. Ycas, Daniel C. Cole, Abijith S. Kowligy, Stefan Droste, Erin S. Lamb, Nathan R. Newbury, Hong X. Tang, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
Using aluminum-nitride photonic-chip waveguides, we generate optical frequency comb supercontinuum spanning 500~nm to 4000~nm, and show that the spectrum can be widely tailored by changing the geometry of the waveguide. Since aluminum nitride exhibits both

Optomechanical Quantum Correlations at Room Temperature

June 23, 2017
Thomas P. Purdy, Karen E. Grutter, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Jacob M. Taylor
By shining laser light through a nanomechanical beam, we measure the beam’s thermally driven vibrations and perturb its motion with optical forces at a level dictated by the Heisenberg measurement-disturbance uncertainty relation. Such quantum effects are