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Search Publications by Daron Westly

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Kerr Microresonator Soliton Frequency Combs at Cryogenic Temperatures

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Gregory T. Moille, Xiyuan Lu, Ashutosh S. Rao, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Leonardo Ranzani, Scott B. Papp, Mohammad Soltani, Kartik A. Srinivasan
We present measurements of silicon nitride nonlinear microresonators and frequency comb generation at cryogenic temperatures as low as 7 K. A resulting two

Terahertz-Rate Kerr-Microresonator Optical Clockwork

Author(s)
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)

Self-organized nonlinear gratings for ultrafast nanophotonics

Author(s)
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

Architecture for the photonic integration of an optical atomic clock

Author(s)
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

Photonic waveguide to free-space Gaussian beam extreme mode converter

Author(s)
Sangsik Kim, Daron A. Westly, Brian J. Roxworthy, Qing Li, Alexander Yulaev, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Vladimir A. Aksyuk
Integration of photonic chips with atomic, micromechanical, chemical and biological systems can advance science and open many possibilities in chip-scale

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

Author(s)
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

Accurate optical stabilization of a Kerr-microresonator frequency comb

Author(s)
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

An Integrated-Photonics Optical-Frequency Synthesizer

Author(s)
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

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

Author(s)
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

Versatile silicon-waveguide supercontinuum for coherent mid-infrared spectroscopy

Author(s)
Nima Nader, Daniel Maser, Flavio Caldas da Cruz, Abijith S. Kowligy, Henry R. Timmers, Jeffrey T. Chiles, Connor D. Fredrick, Daron A. Westly, Richard P. Mirin, Jeffrey M. Shainline, Scott A. Diddams
Infrared spectroscopy is a powerful tool for basic and applied science. The rich “spectral fingerprints” of compounds in the 3 um - 20 um region provide a means

Quasi-Phase-Matched Supercontinuum Generation in Photonic Waveguides

Author(s)
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

Photonic-Chip Supercontinuum with Tailored Spectra for Counting Optical Frequencies

Author(s)
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

Self-referenced frequency combs using high-efficiency silicon nitride waveguides

Author(s)
David R. Carlson, Daniel D. Hickstein, Alexander J. Lind, Stefan Droste, Daron A. Westly, Nima Nader, Ian R. Coddington, Nathan R. Newbury, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp
We utilize silicon nitride waveguides to self-reference telecom-wavelength fiber frequency combs through supercontinuum generation using less than 15 mW total

Nanolithography Toolbox

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Bojan R. Ilic, Krishna Coimbatore Balram, Daron A. Westly, Marcelo I. Davanco, Karen E. Grutter, Qing Li, Thomas Michels, Christopher H. Ray, Liya Yu, Neal A. Bertrand, Samuel M. Stavis, Vladimir A. Aksyuk, James A. Liddle, Brian A. Bryce, Nicolae Lobontiu, Yuxiang Liu, Meredith Metzler, Gerald Lopez, David Czaplewski, Leonidas Ocola, Pavel Neuzil, Vojtech Svatos, Slava Krylov, Christopher B. Wallin, Ian J. Gilbert, Kristen A. Dill, Richard J. Kasica, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Gregory Simelgor, Juraj Topolancik

The Nanolithography Toolbox

Author(s)

Krishna Coimbatore Balram, Daron A. Westly, Marcelo I. Davanco, Karen E. Grutter, Qing Li, Thomas Michels, Christopher H. Ray, Richard J. Kasica, Christopher B. Wallin, Ian J. Gilbert, Brian A. Bryce, Gregory Simelgor, Juraj Topolancik, Nicolae Lobontiu, Yuxiang Liu, Pavel Neuzil, Vojtech Svatos, Kristen A. Dill, Neal A. Bertrand, Meredith Metzler, Gerald Lopez, David Czaplewski, Leonidas Ocola, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Samuel M. Stavis, Vladimir A. Aksyuk, James A. Liddle, Slava Krylov, Bojan R. Ilic

This article describes a platform-independent software package for scripted lithography pattern layout generation and complex processing. The Nanolithography

NIST on a Chip: Realizing SI units with microfabricated alkali vapour cells

Author(s)
John E. Kitching, Elizabeth A. Donley, Svenja A. Knappe, Matthew T. Hummon, Argyrios Dellis, Jeffrey A. Sherman, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Vladimir A. Aksyuk, Qiliang Li, Daron A. Westly, Brian J. Roxworthy, Amit Lal
We describe several ways in which microfabricated alkali atom vapour cells might potentially be used to accurately realize a variety of SI units, including the