Photonic Microsystems Group
Prof. Mike Watts

Publications

Books

  1. L. C. Kimerling, L. Dal Negro, S. Saini, Y. Yi, D. Ahn, S. Akiyama, D. Cannon, J. Liu, J. G. Sandland, D. Sparacin, J. Michel, K. Wada and M. R. Watts, “Chapter in Silicon Photonics,” Topics Appl. Phys. Vol. 94, edited by L. Pavesi and D. J. Lockwood, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2004.
  2. H. A. Haus, B. E. Little, M. Popovic, S. T. Chu, M. R. Watts and C. Manolatou, “Chapter in Optical Microcavities,” Advanced Series in Appl. Phys., Vol. 5, Ed. K. Vahala, World Scientific, 2004.

Journal Articles

  1. M. R. Watts, S. G. Johnson, H. A. Haus, and J. D. Joannopoulos, “Electromagnetic Cavity with Arbitrary Q and Small Modal Volume without a Complete Photonic Bandgap,” Optics Letters 27, 1785 (2002). [PDF]
  2. T. Barwicz, M. A. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, M. R. Watts, H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, “Microring- Resonator-Based Add-Drop Filters in SiN: Fabrication and Analysis,” Optics Express 12, 1437 (2004). [PDF]
  3. M. R. Watts and H. A. Haus, “Integrated Mode-Evolution-Based Polarization Rotators,” Optics Letters 30, 138 (2005). [PDF]
  4. M. R. Watts, H. A. Haus, and E. P. Ippen, “Integrated Mode-Evolution-Based Polarization Splitter,” Optics Letters 30, 967 (2005). [PDF]
  5. G. N. Nielson, D. Seneviratne, F. Lopez-Royo, P. T. Rakich, Y. Avrahami, M. R. Watts, H. A. Haus, H. L. Tuller, and G. Barbastathis, “Integrated Wavelength Selective Optical MEMS Switching using Ring Resonator Filters,” Photonics Technology Letters 17, 1190 (2005). [PDF]
  6. M. A. Popović, C. Manolatou and M. R. Watts, “Coupling-Induced Resonance Frequency Shifts in Coupled Dielectric Multi-Cavity Filters,” Optics Express 14, 1208 (2006). [PDF]
  7. T. Barwicz, M. A. Popović, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, E. P. Ippen and H. I. Smith, “Fabrication of Add-Drop Filters Based on Frequency-Matched Microring Resonators,” J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 2207 (2006). [PDF]
  8. H. A. Haus, M. A. Popović and M. R. Watts, “Broadband Hitless Bypass Switch for Integrated Photonic Circuits,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1137 (2006). [PDF]
  9. P. T. Rakich, M. A. Popovic, M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, H. I. Smith, and E. P. Ippen, “Ultrawide Tuning of Photonic Microcavities Via Evanescent Field Perturbation,” Optics Letters 31, 1241 (2006). [PDF]
  10. M. A. Popovíc, T. Barwicz, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kärtner, and H. I. Smith, “Multistage High-Order Microring-Resonator Add-Drop Filters,” Optics Letters 31, 2571 (2006). [PDF]
  11. T. Barwicz, M. R. Watts, M. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, F. X. Kaertner, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, “Polarization Transparent Microphotonic Devices in the Strong Confinement Limit,” Nature Photonics 1, 57 (2006). [PDF]
  12. T. Barwicz, H. Byun, F. Gan, C. W. Holzwarth, M. A. Popović, P. T. Rakich, M. R. Watts, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kärtner, H. I. Smith, J. S. Orcutt, R. J. Ram, V. Stojanović, O. O. Olubuyide, J. L. Hoyt, S. Spector, M. Geis, M. Grein, T. Lyszczarz, and J. U. Yoon, “Silicon Photonics for Compact, Energy-Efficient Interconnects,” J. Optical Networking 6, 63 (2007). [PDF]
  13. M. R. Watts, M. J. Shaw, and G. N. Nielson, “Optical Resonators: Microphotonic Thermal Imaging,” Nature Photonics 1, 632 (2007). [PDF]
  14. M. R. Watts, W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Low Voltage, Compact, Depletion-Mode, Silicon Mach-Zehnder Modulator,” Journal of Special Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 16, 159 (2010). [PDF]
  15. M. R. Watts, “Adiabatic Microring-Resonators,” Optics Letters 25, 3231 (2010). [PDF]
  16. W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, and M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonics Manufacturing,” Optics Express 18, 23598 (2010). [PDF]
  17. W. A. Zortman, A. L. Lentine, D. C. Trotter, and M. R. Watts, “Long Distance Demonstration and Modeling of Low-Power Silicon Microdisk Modulators,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 23, 819 (2011). [PDF]
  18. M. R. Watts, W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Vertical Junction Silicon Microdisk Modulators and Switches,” Optics Express 19, 21989 (2011). [PDF]
  19. C. T. DeRose, D. C. Trotter, W. A. Zortman, A. L. Starbuck, M. Fisher, M. R. Watts, and P. S. Davids, “Ultra compact 45 GHz CMOS compatible Germanium waveguide photodiode with low dark current,” Opt. Express 19, 24897 (2011). [PDF]
  20. W. A. Zortman, A. L. Lentine, D. C. Trotter, and M. R. Watts, “Low-voltage differentially-signaled modulators,” Opt. Express 19, 26017 (2011). [PDF]
  21. W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, A. L. Lentine, G. Robertson, A. Hsia, and M. R. Watts, “Monolithic and Two-Dimensional Integration of Silicon Photonic Microdisks With Microelectronics,” IEEE Photonics Journal 4, 242 (2012). [PDF]
  22. A. Yaacobi, E. Timurdogan, and M. R. Watts, “Vertical emitting aperture nanoantennas,’ Optics Letters 37, 1454 (2012). [PDF]
  23. A. Biberman, M. Shaw, E. Timurdogan, J. Wright, and M. Watts, “Ultralow-loss silicon ring resonators,” Optics Letters 37, 4236- 4238 (2012). [PDF]
  24. W. A. Zortman, A.L. Lentine, D. C. Trotter, and M. R. Watts, “Bit error rate monitoring for active wavelength control of silicon microphotonic resonant modulators,” IEEE Micro 33, 42-52 (2012). [PDF]
  25. A. Yaacobi and Michael R. Watts, “Frequency-chirped subwavelength nanoantennas,” Opt. Lett. 37, 4979-4981 (2012). [PDF]
  26. A. Biberman, E. Timurdogan, W. Zortman, D. Trotter, and M. Watts, “Adiabatic microring modulators,” Opt. Express 20, 29223-29236 (2012). [PDF]
  27. J. Sun, E. Timurdogan, A. Yaacobi, E. Hosseini, and M. R. Watts, “Large-Scale Nanophotonic Phased Array,” Nature 493, 195-199 (2013). [PDF]
  28. Purnawirman, J. Sun, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, J. D. B. Bradley, E. Shah Hosseini, and M. R. Watts, “C- and L-band erbium-doped waveguide lasers with wafer-scale silicon nitride cavities,” Opt. Lett. 38, 1760-1762 (2013). [PDF]
  29. M. R. Watts, J. Sun, C. DeRose, and D. C. Trotter, “Adiabatic thermo-optic Mach–Zehnder switch,” Optics Letters 38, 733–735 (2013). [PDF]
  30. M. Moresco, M. Romagnoli, S. Boscolo, M. Midrio, M. Cherchi, E. S. Hosseini, D. Coolbaugh, M. R. Watts, and B. Dutt, “Method for Characterization of Si waveguide propagation loss,” Optics Express 21, 5391–5400 (2013). [PDF]
  31. C. T. DeRose, R. D. Kekatpure, D. C. Trotter, A. Starbuck, J. R. Wendt, A. Yaacobi, M. R. Watts, U. Chettiar, N. Engheta, and P. S. Davids, “Electronically controlled optical beam-steering by an active phased arrary of metallic nanoantennas,” Optics Express 21, 5198-5208 (2013). [PDF]
  32. J. Sun, Purnawirman, E. S. Hosseini, J. D. B. Bradley, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Uniformly spaced λ/4-shifted Bragg grating array with wafer-scale CMOS-compatible process,” Opt. Lett. 38, 4002 (2013). [PDF]
  33. E. Timurdogan, C. Sorace-Agaskar, E. Hosseini, and M. Watts, “An Interior-Ridge Silicon Microring Modulator,” Invited, J. Lightw. Technol. 31, 3907-3914 (2013). [PDF]
  34. J. Sun, E. Timurdogan, A. Yaacobi, Z. Su, E. Hosseini, D. Cole, M. R. Watts, “Large-Scale Silicon Photonic Circuits for Optical Phased Arrays,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 20 (2014). [PDF]
  35. J. Sun, E. S. Hosseini, A. Yaacobi, D. B. Cole, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Two-dimensional apodized silicon photonic phased arrays,” Opt. Lett. 39, 367-370 (2014). [PDF]
  36. Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, E. S. Hosseini, J. Sun, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Four-port integrated polarizing beam splitter,” Opt. Lett. 39, 965 (2014). [PDF]
  37. J. D. B. Bradley, E. S. Hosseini, Purnawirman, Z. Su, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Monolithic erbium- and ytterbium-doped microring lasers on silicon chips,” Opt. Express 22, 12226-12237 (2014). [PDF]
  38. E. S. Hosseini, Purnawirman, J. D. B. Bradley, J. Sun, G. Leake, T. N. Adam, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “CMOS-compatible 75 mW erbium-doped distributed feedback laser,” Opt. Lett. 39, 3106-3109 (2014). [PDF]
  39. E. Timurdogan, C. Sorace-Agaskar, J. Sun, E. Hosseini, A. Biberman, and M. R. Watts, “An ultralow power athermal silicon modulator,” Nature Communications 5, 1 (2014). [PDF]
  40. A. Yaacobi, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Integrated phased array for wide-angle beam steering,” Opt. Lett. 39, 4575 (2014). [PDF]
  41. Z. Su, M. Cherchi, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, M. R. Watts, “Silicon wavelength selective partial-drop broadcast filter bank,” Opt. Lett. 39, 5459 (2014). [PDF]
  42. J. Sun, A. Yaacobi, M. Moresco, D. Coolbaugh, M. R. Watts, “Chip-Scale Continuously Tunable Optical Orbital Angular Momentum Generator,” arXiv:1408.3315. [PDF]
  43. J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Generating and identifying optical orbital angular momentum with silicon photonic circuits,” Opt. Lett. 39, 5977 (2014). [PDF]
  44. D. Cole, C. Sorace-Agaskar, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, M. Watts, “Integrated Heterodyne Interferometer with On-Chip Modulators and Detectors”, Opt. Lett. 40, 3097 (2015). [PDF]
  45. C. Sorace-Agaskar, J. Leu, M. R. Watts, and V. Stojanović, “Electro-optical co-simulation for integrated CMOS photonic circuits with VerilogA,” Opt. Express 23, 242559 (2015). [PDF]
  46. G. Singh, Purnawirman, J. D. B. Bradley, N. Li, E. S. Magden, M. Moresco, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Resonant pumped erbium-doped waveguide lasers using distributed Bragg reflector cavities,” Opt. Lett. 41, 1189-1192 (2016). [PDF]
  47. N. Li, E. Timurdogan, C. V. Poulton, M. Byrd, E. S. Magden, Z. Su, Purnawirman, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, D. Vermeulen, and M. R. Watts, “C-band swept wavelength erbium-doped fiber laser with a high-Q tunable interior-ridge silicon microring cavity,” Opt. Express 24, 22741-22748 (2016). [PDF]
  48. Z. Su, N. Li, E. S. Magden, M. Byrd, Purnawirman, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, J. D. B. Bradley, and M. R. Watts, “Ultra-compact and low-threshold thulium microcavity laser monolithically integrated on silicon,” Opt. Lett. 41, 5708-5711 (2016). [PDF]
  49. C. V. Poulton, M. J. Byrd, M. Raval, Z. Su, N. Li, E. Timurdogan, D. Coolbaugh, D. Vermeulen, and M. R. Watts, “Large-scale silicon nitride nanophotonic phased arrays at infrared and visible wavelengths,” Opt. Lett. 42, 21-24 (2017). [PDF]
  50. M. J. Byrd, E. Timurdogan, Z. Su, C. V. Poulton, N. M. Fahrenkopf, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Mode-evolution-based coupler for high saturation power Ge-on-Si photodetectors,” Opt. Lett. 42, 851-854 (2017). [PDF]
  51. E. Timurdogan, C. V. Poulton, M. J. Byrd, and M. R. Watts, “Electric field-induced second-order nonlinear optical effects in silicon waveguides,” Nature Photonics 11, 200-206 (2017). [PDF]
  52. N. Li, Purnawirman, Z. Su, E. S. Magden, P. T. Callahan, K. Shtyrkova, M. Xin, A. Ruocco, C. Baiocco, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kärtner, J. D. B. Bradley, D. Vermeulen, and M. R. Watts, “High-power thulium lasers on a silicon photonics platform,” Opt. Lett. 42, 1181-1184 (2017). [PDF]
  53. Purnawirman, N. Li, E. S. Magden, G. Singh, M. Moresco, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, J. D. B. Bradley, and M. R. Watts, “Wavelength division multiplexed light source monolithically integrated on a silicon photonics platform,” Opt. Lett. 42, 1772-1775 (2017). [PDF]
  54. N. Li, Z. Su, Purnawirman, E. S. Magden, C. V. Poulton, A. Ruocco, N. Singh, M. J. Byrd, J. D. B. Bradley, G. Leake, and M. R. Watts, “Athermal synchronization of laser source with WDM filter in a silicon photonics platform,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 21105 (2017). [PDF]
  55. M. Raval, C. V. Poulton, and M. R. Watts, “Unidirectional waveguide grating antennas with uniform emission for optical phased arrays,” Opt. Lett. 42, 2563-2566 (2017). [PDF]
  56. Purnawirman, N. Li, E. S. Magden, G. Singh, N. Singh, A. Baldycheva, E. S. Hosseini, J. Sun, M. Moresco, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, J. D. B. Bradley, and M. R. Watts, “Ultra-narrow-linewidth Al2O3:Er3+ lasers with a wavelength-insensitive waveguide design on a wafer-scale silicon nitride platform,” Opt. Express 25, 13705-13713 (2017). [PDF]
  57. Purnawirman, N. Li, G. Singh, E. S. Magden, Z. Su, N. Singh, M. Moresco, G. Leake, J. D. B. Bradley, and M. R. Watts, “Reliable Integrated Photonic Light Sources using Curved Al2O3:Er3+ Distributed Feedback Lasers,” IEEE Photonics Journal 9, (2017). [PDF]
  58. Z. Su, E. S. Hosseini, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, T. N. Adam, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Whispering gallery germanium-on-silicon photodetector,” Opt. Lett. 42, 2878-2881 (2017). [PDF]
  59. E. S. Magden, N. Li, Purnawirman, J. D. Bradley, N. Singh, A. Ruocco, G. S. Petrich, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, E. P. Ippen, M. R. Watts, and L. A. Kolodziejski, “Monolithically-integrated distributed feedback laser compatible with CMOS processing,” Opt. Express 25, 18058-18065 (2017). [PDF]
  60. J. Notaros, C. V. Poulton, M. J. Byrd, M. Raval, and M. R. Watts, “Integrated optical phased arrays for quasi-Bessel-beam generation,” Opt. Lett. 42, 3510-3513 (2017). [PDF]
  61. C. V. Poulton, A. Yaacobi, D. B. Cole, M. J. Byrd, M. Raval, D. Vermeulen, and M. R. Watts, “Coherent solid-state LIDAR with silicon photonic optical phased arrays,” Opt. Lett. 42, 4091-4094 (2017). [PDF]

Conference Proceedings

  1. M. R. Watts, G. Gorni, M. Cherchi, and H. A. Haus, “Polarization Splitting and Rotating Through Adiabatic Transitions,” in Integrated Photonics Research, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 91 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), Washington, DC, IMC3, 3 pages, June 2003. [PDF]
  2. T. Barwicz, M. A. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, M. R. Watts, H. A. Haus, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, “Fabrication and Analysis of Add-Drop Filters Based on Microring Resonators in SiN,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), Los Angeles, CA, vol. 1, TuL4, 3 pages, February 2004. [PDF]
  3. P. W. Juodawlkis, F. J. O’Donnell, R. J. Bailey, J. J. Plant, K. G. Ray, D. C. Oakley, A. Napoleone, M. R. Watts, and G. E. Betts, “InGaAsP/InP Quantum-Well Electrorefractive Modulators with Sub-Volt V ,” in Proceedings of the SPIE, Enabling Photonic Technologies for Aerospace Applications VI; vol. 5435, pp. 53-63, 2004. [PDF]
  4. M. A. Popović, M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kartner, and H. I. Smith, “High-Index-Contrast, Wide-FSR Microring-Resonator Filter Design and Realization with Frequency-Shift Compensation,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), Anaheim, CA, vol. 5, POFK1, 3 pages, March 2005. [PDF]
  5. M. R. Watts, M. Qi, T. Barwicz, L. Socci, P. T. Rakich, E. P. Ippen, H. I. Smith, and H. A. Haus, “Towards Integrated Polarization Diversity: Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Integrated Polarization Splitters and Rotators,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), Anaheim, CA, Postdeadline, vol. 6, PDP11, 3 pages, March 2005. [PDF]
  6. M. A. Popović, T. Barwicz, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kärtner and H. I. Smith, “Multistage High-Order Microring-Resonator Filters with Relaxed Tolerances for High Through-Port Extinction,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), Baltimore, MD, vol. 1, CMP2, pp. 266-268, May 2005. [PDF]
  7. M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, M. A. Popović, L. Socci, P. T. Rakich, E. P. Ippen, H. I. Smith, and F. Kaertner, “Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of a Free Spectral Range Doubled Ring-Resonator Filter,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), Baltimore, MD, vol. 1, CMP3, pp. 269-272, May 2005. [PDF]
  8. M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, M. A. Popović, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, E. P. Ippen, H. I. Smith, and F. Kaertner, “Microring-Resonator Filter with Doubled Free-Spectral-Range by Two-Point Coupling,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), Baltimore, MD, vol. 1, CMP3, pp. 273-275, May 2005. [PDF]
  9. M. Qi, M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, “Fabrication of Two-Layer Microphotonic Structures without Planarization,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), Baltimore, MD, vol. 2, CWD5, pp. 1288-1290, May 2005. [PDF]
  10. F. X. Kärtner, S. Akiyama, G. Barbastathis, T. Barwicz, H. Byun, D. T. Danielson, F. Gan, F. Grawert, C. W. Holzwarth, J. L. Hoyt, E. P. Ippen, M. Kim, L. C. Kimerling, J. Liu, J. Michel, O. O. Olubuyide, J. S. Orcutt, M. Park, M. Perrott, M. A. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, R. J. Ram, H. I. Smith and M. R. Watts, “Electronic Photonic Integrated Circuits for High Speed, High Resolution, Analog to Digital Conversion,” Invited, in Photonics West, San Jose CA, Proceedings of the SPIE, Silicon Photonics; vol. 6125, pp. 612503-1-612503-14, January 2006. [PDF]
  11. M. A. Popović, H. A. Haus and M. R. Watts, “General Approach to Hitless Switching and FSR Extension for Resonators in Integrated Photonic Circuits,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), Anaheim, CA, OWI66, 3 pages, March 2006. [PDF]
  12. T. Barwicz, M. A. Popović, P. T. Rakich, M. R. Watts, F. X. Kärtner, E. P. Ippen and H. I. Smith, “Fabrication Control of the Resonance Frequencies of High-Index-Contrast Microphotonic Cavities,” Invited, in Proc. Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics Topical Meeting (IPRA/Nano), Uncasville, CT, JWA3, 3 pages, April 2006. [PDF]
  13. P. T. Rakich, M. A. Popović, M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, H. I. Smith and E. P. Ippen, “Ultra-Widely Tunable Photonic Microcavities Through Evanescent Field Perturbation,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), Long Beach, CA, CTuM2, 2 pages, May 2006. [PDF]
  14. M. R. Watts, T. Barwicz, M. A. Popovic, M. Qi, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kaertner, H. I. Smith, and M. Romagnoli, “High-Index-Contrast Microphotonics from Concept to Implementation,” Invited, in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), Long Beach, CA, CTuM3, 2 pages, May 2006. [PDF]
  15. F. B. McCormick, J. G. Fleming, S. Mani, M. R. Tuck, J. D. Williams, C. L. Arrington, S. H. Kravitz, C. Schmidt, G. Subramania, J. C. Verley, A. R. Ellis, I. El-kady, D. W. Peters, M. Watts, W. C. Sweatt, and J. J. Hudgens, “Fabrication and Characterization of Large-Area 3D Photonic Crystals,” in Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, pp. 1-8, July 2006. [PDF]
  16. H. I. Smith, T. Barwicz, C. W. Holzwarth, M. A. Popović, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, M. Qi, R. Barreto, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, “Strategies for Fabricating Strong-Confinement Microring Filters and Circuits,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), Anaheim, CA, OThC2, 3 pages, March 2007. [PDF]
  17. M. R. Watts, M. J. Shaw, G. N. Nielson, J. B. Wright, K. Westlake, I. Brener, J. L. Rienstra, and F. B. McCormick, “Thermal Microphotonic Focal Plane Array (TM-FPA) for Uncooled High Sensitivity Thermal Imaging,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), Baltimore, MD, CTuZ5, 2 pages, May 2007. [PDF]
  18. M. A. Popović, T. Barwicz, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, M. S. Dahlem, F. Gan, C. W. Holzwarth, L. Socci, H. I. Smith, E. P. Ippen and F. X. Kärtner, “Strong-Confinement Microring Resonator Photonic Circuits,” Invited, in Proc. 20th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), Lake Buena Vista, FL, TuCC3, pp. 399-400, October 2007. [PDF]
  19. T. Barwicz, M. A. Popović, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, C. W. Holzwarth, F. X. Kärtner, E. P. Ippen and H. I. Smith, “Strategies for Successful Realization of Strong Confinement Microphotonic Devices,” Invited, in Proc. Photonics West Conference, San Jose, CA, Proceedings of the SPIE, Silicon Photonics; vol. 6898, pp. 68980N-1-68980N-14, January 2008. [PDF]
  20. M. J. Shaw, M. R. Watts, and G. N. Nielson, “Fabrication Techniques for Creating a Thermally Isolated TM-FPA (Thermal Microphotonic Focal Plane Array),” in Proc. Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics Conference, San Jose, CA, Proceedings of the SPIE, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics; vol. 6883, pp. 688308-1-688308-10, January 2008. [PDF]
  21. M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, and R. W. Young, “Maximally Confined High-Speed Second Order Silicon Microdisk Switches,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), San Diego, CA, Postdeadline, PDP14, 3 pages, February 2008. [PDF]
  22. M. A. Popović, T. Barwicz, M. S. Dahlem, F. Gan, C. W. Holzwarth, P. T. Rakich, M. R. Watts, H. I. Smith, E. P. Ippen and F. X. Kärtner, “Hitless-Reconfigurable and Bandwidth-Scalable Silicon Photonic Circuits for Telecom and Interconnect Applications,” Invited, in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), San Diego, CA, OTuF4, 3 pages, February 2008. [PDF]
  23. T. Barwicz, M. A. Popovic , C. W. Holzwarth, M. R. Watts, P. T. Rakich, F. Gan, M. Dahlem, F. X. Kaertner, E. P. Ippen and H. I. Smith, “Challenges in Nanofabrication of Strong-Confinement Photonic Devices,” Invited, in Proc. 52nd International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beams and Nanolithography (EIPBN), Portland, OR, 2 pages, May 2008.
  24. M. A. Popović, T. Barwicz, P. T. Rakich, M. S. Dahlem, C. W. Holzwarth, F. Gan, L. Socci, M. R. Watts, H. I. Smith, F. X. Kärtner, and E. P. Ippen, “Experimental Demonstration of Loop-Coupled Microring Resonators for Optimally Sharp Optical Filters,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), San Jose, CA, CTuNN3, 2 pages, May 2008. [PDF]
  25. M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Maximally Confined Silicon Microdisk and Microring Modulators and Switches,” Invited, in Proc. XXIX General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science, Chicago, IL, D08.2, 4 pages, August 2008. [PDF]
  26. M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Ultralow Power Silicon Modulators and Switches,” Invited, in Proc. 5th Annual IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, Sorrento, Italy, pp. 4-6, September 2008. [PDF]
  27. G. V. Herrera, T. Bauer, M. G. Blain, P. E. Dodd, R. Dondero, E. J. Garcia, P. C. Galambos, D. L. Hetherington, J. J. Hudgens, F. B. McCormick, G. N. Nielson, C. D. Nordquist, M. Okandan, R. H. Olsson, M. R. Platzbecker, P. J. Resnick, R. J. Shul, M. J. Shaw, C. T. Sullivan, and M. R. Watts, “SOI-Enabled MEMS Processes Lead to Novel Mechanical, Optical, and Atomic Physics Devices,” in Proc. IEEE 34th International Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Conference (Electron Devices Society, 2008), New Paltz, NY, pp. 5-8, October 2008. [PDF]
  28. M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Maximally Confined Silicon Microphotonic Modulators and Switches,” Invited, in Proc. 21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), Newport Beach, CA, pp. 457-458, November 2008. [PDF]
  29. M. R. Watts, J. Kim, F. X. Kaertner, A. L. Lentine, and W.A. Zortman, “Towards an Integrated Optic Phase-Locked Oscillator,” Invited, in Proc. 40th Annual Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Systems and Applications Meeting, Reston, VA, pp. 147-156, December 2008. [PDF]
  30. M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, A. L. Lentine, and W. Zortman, “Limits to Silicon Modulator Bandwidth and Power Consumption,” Invited, in Proc. Photonics Packaging, Integration, and Interconnects IX (Photonics West), San Jose, CA. Edited by Glebov, A. L. and Chen, R. T.; Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 7221, pp. 72210M-72210M-8, January 2009. [PDF]
  31. M. R. Watts, M. J. Shaw, P. T. Rakich, A. L. Lentine, G. N. Nielson, J. B. Wright, W. A. Zortman, and F. B. McCormick, “Microphotonic Thermal Detectors and Imagers,” Invited, in Proc. Laser Resonators and Beam Control XI (Photonics West), San Jose, CA. Edited by Kudryashov, A. V., Paxton, A. H., Ilchenko, V. S., and Aschke, L.; Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 7194, pp. 71940T-1-71940T-8, January 2009. [PDF]
  32. M. R. Watts, W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, G. N. Nielson, D. L. Luck, and R. W. Young, “Adiabatic Resonant Microrings (ARMs) with Directly Integrated Thermal Microphotonics,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), Baltimore, MD, Postdeadline, CPDB10, 2 pages, June 2009. [PDF]
  33. M. R. Watts, W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Low-Voltage, Vertical-Junction, Depletion-Mode, Silicon Mach-Zehnder Modulator with Complimentary Outputs,” in Proc. Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications (IPNRA) OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), Postdeadline, Honolulu, HI, PDPC5, 3 pages, July 2009. [PDF]
  34. W. A. Zortman, M. R. Watts, and D. C. Trotter, “Determination of Wafer and Process Induced Resonant Frequency Variation in Silicon Microdisk-Resonators,” in Proc. Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications (IPNRA), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), Honolulu, HI, IMC5, 3 pages, July 2009. [PDF]
  35. M. R. Watts, A. L. Lentine, D. C. Trotter, W. A. Zortman, R. W. Young, D. Campbell, and S. Shinde, “Low Power Silicon Microphotonic Communications for Embedded Systems,” Invited, in Proc. 13th Annual Workshop on High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC), Lexington, MA, 2 pages, September 2009. [PDF]
  36. W. A. Zortman, A. L. Lentine, M. R. Watts, and D. C. Trotter, “Power Penalty Measurement and Frequency Chirp Extraction in Silicon Microdisk Resonator Modulators,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), San Diego, CA, OMI7, 3 pages, March 2010. [PDF]
  37. C. T. DeRose, M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, D. L. Luck, G. N. Nielson, and R. W. Young “Silicon Microring Modulator with Integrated Heater and Temperature Sensor for Thermal Control,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), San Jose, CA,CThJ3, 2 pages, May 2010. [PDF]
  38. W. A. Zortman, M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young and A. L. Lentine, “Low-Power High-Speed Silicon Microdisk Modulators,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), San Jose, CA, CThJ4, 2 pages, May 2010. [PDF]
  39. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonics in High Performance Computing,” Invited, in Proc. Photonics in Switching (PS) Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), Postdeadline, Monterey, CA, PMC1, abstract only (1 page), July 2010.
  40. W. A. Zortman, A. L. Lentine, D. C. Trotter, G. A. Robertson, and M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonic Resonator Integratio with CMOS Electronics,” in Proc. Laser Resonators and Beam Control XI (Photonics West), San Francisco, CA, 7943-09, 1 page, 2011.
  41. W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, A. L. Lentine, G. A. Robertson, and M. R. Watts, “Monolithic Integration of Silicon Electronics and Photonics,” in Proc. IEEE Photonic Society Winter Topicals (WTM 2011), Keystone, CO, TuC2.3, pp. 139-140, 2011. [PDF]
  42. W.A. Zortman, A. L. Lentine, D. C. Trotter, G. A. Robertson, M. R. Watts, “Monolithic Integration of CMOS with Silicon Photonics,” SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, Ca, 2011.
  43. W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, Lentine, Robertson, Watts, “Integration of Silicon Electronics and Photonics,” IEEE Photonics Society Winter Topicals, Keystone, Co, 2011.
  44. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonic Components and Networks,” Invited, in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), Los Angeles, CA, OThM4, 3 pages, 2011. [PDF]
  45. C. T. DeRose, M. R. Watts, R. W. Young, D. C. Trotter, G. N. Nielson, W. A. Zortman, and R. D. Kekatpure, “Low Power and Broadband 2 x 2 Silicon Thermo-Optic Switch,” in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), Los Angeles, CA, OThM3, 3 page, 2011. [PDF]
  46. A. H. Nejadmalayeri, H. Byun, J. Kim, D. C. Trotter, C. DeRose, A. L. Lentine, W. A. Zortman, M. R. Watts, and F. X. Kärtner, “Integrated Optical Phase Locked Loop,” in Proc. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) – Laser Science to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011),Baltimore, MD, CThY7, 2 pages, 2011. [PDF]
  47. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonics in Next Generation Computing Systems,” Plenary Speaker, 22nd Annual Workshop on Interconnections within High Speed Digital Systems, Santa Fe, NM, 2011.
  48. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonics in Next Generation Computers,” Invited, Proc. International Conference on Solid State Devices and Materials (SSDM 2011), Nagoya, Japan, 2011.
  49. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonic Devices for Modulation, Switching, and Tuning,” Invited, Proc. Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII (FiO/LS) Conference, San Jose, CA, 2011.
  50. W.A. Zortman, Lentine, Trotter and Watts, “Silicon modulator with low voltage differential signaling, ” IEEE Photonics Conference, Washington, DC, pp 539-540, 2011. [PDF]
  51. M. R. Watts, “Silicon photonics in computing applications,” Invited, SPIE Photonics West Nanophotonics for Optical Interconnects, 2012.
  52. J. Wright, D. C. Trotter, W. Zortman, A. L. Lentine, E. Shaner, M. R. Watts, A. Akturk, and M. Peckerar, “Cryogenic Operation of Silicon Photonic Modulators,” in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, paper IM2A.5, 2012. [PDF]
  53. A. Biberman, E. Timurdogan, and M. R. Watts, “Adiabatic Microring Modulators,” Optical Fiber Communications (OFC), OWJ4.1, 2012. [PDF]
  54. W. Zortman, A. Lentine, D. Trotter, and M. Watts, “Integrated CMOS Comaptible Low Power 10Gbps Silicon Photonic Heater Modulator,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), paper OW4I.5, 2012. [PDF]
  55. E. Timurdogan, A. Biberman, D. C. Trotter, C. Sun, M. Moresco, V. Stojanovic, and M. R. Watts, “Automated Wavelength Recovery for Microring Resonators,” in CLEO, paper CM2M.1, 2012. [PDF]
  56. E. Timurdogan, M. Moresco, A. Biberman, J. Sun, W. A. Zortman,D. C. Trotter, M. R. Watts , “Adiabatic resonant microring (ARM) modulator,” Optical Interconnects Conference, 2012 IEEE , vol., no., pp.48-49, 20-23, 2012. [PDF]
  57. C. T. DeRose, D. C. Trotter, W. A. Zortman and M. R. Watts, “High Speed Travelling Wave Carrier Depletion Silicon Mach-Zehnder Modulator,” Optical Interconnects Conference, vol., no., pp.135,136, 20-23, 2012. [PDF]
  58. A. L. Lentine, W. A. Zortman, D. C. Trotter, and M. R. Watts, “Active Wavelength Control of Silicon Microphotonic Resonant Modulators,” Proc. IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, Santa Fe, NM, TUC 5, 2012. [PDF]
  59. P. S. Davids, C. DeRose, R. Kekatpure, J. Lantz, A. Starbuck, D. Trotter, J. R. Wendt, U. Chettiar, N. Engheta, A. Yaacobi, M. Watts,”Plasmonic Nanoantenna for On-chip Optical Phased Arrays,” to appear in PECS-X: 10th International Symposium on Photonic and Electromagnetic Crystal Structures, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 2012.
  60. K. Shtyrkova, A. Yaacobi, P. Davids, D. C. Trotter, J. Wendt, C. DeRose, R. D. Kekatpure, E. P. Ippen, and M. R. Watts, “Compact Nano-Antenna Emitters for Optical Phased Array Applications,” in CLEO, paper CTu1A.2, 2012. [PDF]
  61. A. Biberman, M. J. Shaw, E. Timurdogan, J. B. Wright, M. R. Watts, “Ultralow-loss silicon ring resonators,” GFP 2012, WB5 39–41, 2012. [PDF]
  62. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonics within Switches and Routers,” Invited, IEEE HOT Interconnects, Santa Clara, 2012.
  63. M. R. Watts,”Low Power Wavelength Division Multiplexed Photonics,” Invited, IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) 2012.
  64. W. A Zortman, D. C Trotter, L .Rohwer, D. Chu, A. H Hsia, G. Robertson, D. Greth, R. Jarecki, C. A Sanchez, C. T DeRose, A. L. Starbuck, R. P Timon, P. S Davids, M. R Watts, A. L. Lentine, “Silicon photonic link in CMOS quilt package,” Avionics, Fiber-Optics and Photonics Technology Conference (AVFOP), 2012 IEEE Pages 50-51.
  65. M. R. Watts, “Towards a Comprehensive Silicon Photonics Platform,” Invited, presented at Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, 2013.
  66. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonic Modulators: Theory, Application, and Recent Advances,” Invited, presented at Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, 2013.
  67. E. Timurdogan, C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, A. Biberman, and M. R. Watts, “Vertical Junction Silicon Microdisk Modulators at 25Gb/s,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), paper OTh3H.2, Anaheim CA, 2013. [PDF]
  68. C. Sun, E. Timurdogan, M. R. Watts, V. Stojanovic, “Integrated Microring Tuning in Deep-Trench Bulk CMOS,” Proceedings of the Optical Interconnects Conference (OIC) 2013, pp. 54-55, 2013. [PDF]
  69. R. Meade, O. Tehar-Zahav, Z. Sternberg, E. Megged, G. Sandhu, J. S. Orcutt, R. Ram, V.Stojanović, M. R. Watts, E. Timurdogan, J. Shainline, and M. Popović, “Integration of Silicon Photonics in a Bulk CMOS Memory Flow,” Invited Talk, Optical Interconnects Conference (OIC), 2013. [PDF]
  70. E. Timurdogan, C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, and M. R. Watts, “L-Shaped Resonant Microring (LRM) Modulator,” Optical Interconnects Conference, Paper MC2, Santa Fe NM, 2013. [PDF]
  71. E. Timurdogan, C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, E. Hosseini, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Vertical Junction Silicon Microdisk Modulator with Integrated Thermal Tuner,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Paper CTu2F.2, San Jose CA, 2013. [PDF]
  72. J. D. B. Bradley,Purnawirman,E. Shah Hosseini,J. Sun,T. N. Adam,G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh,and M. R. Watts, “C- and L-Band Erbium-Doped Aluminum Oxide Lasers with Silicon Nitride Distributed Bragg Reflector Cavities,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CF1I.4,” San Jose CA, 2013. [PDF]
  73. M. Moresco, Michele Moresco, Ehsan Shah Hosseini, Erman Timurdogan, Douglas D. Coolbaugh, Gerald Leake and Michael R. Watts,“ Parallel-Coupled Adiabatic Resonant Microring (ARM) Filter with Integrated Heaters,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CTh1C, San Jose CA, 2013. [PDF]
  74. J. Sun, D. B. Cole, A. Yaacobi, E. Timurdogan, E. S. Hosseini, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Large-Scale Optical Phased Arrays Enabled by Silicon Photonics,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CTu3F.2, San Jose CA, 2013. [PDF]
  75. J. Sun, D. B. Cole, A. Yaacobi, E. Timurdogan, E. S. Hosseini, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Optical Beamform Engineering Using Phase and Amplitude Coded Nanophotonic Antenna Arrays,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Postdeadline Paper CTH5D.1, San Jose CA, 2013. [PDF]
  76. E. Timurdogan, E. Hosseini, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “L-Shaped Resonant Microring (LRM) Filter with Integrated Thermal Tuner,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Paper CTh4F.2, San Jose CA, 2013. [PDF]
  77. M.R. Watts, “Towards Large-Scale Silicon Photonics Integration,” Invited, Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPR) 2013, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, 2013.
  78. E. Timurdogan, C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Adiabatic Resonant Microring (ARM) Modulators with Integrated Thermal Tuner ,” Advanced Photonics Congress (IPR), Paper IT5A.7, Puerto Rico, 2013. [PDF]
  79. Jie Sun, Purnawirman, Ehsan Shah Hosseini, Jonathan D. B. Bradley, Thomas N. Adam, Gerald Leake, Douglas Coolbaugh, and Michael R. Watts, “Integrated Quarter-wave Phase-Shift Bragg Grating Array with Equalized Channel Spacing,” Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPR) 2013, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, 2013. [PDF]
  80. Purnawirman,E. S. Hosseini, J. Bradley, J. Sun,G. Leake, T. N. Adam, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “CMOS Compatible High Power Erbium Doped Distributed Feedback Lasers,” Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPR) 2013, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, 2013. [PDF]
  81. Jie Sun, Ami Yaacobi, Erman Timurdogan, Ehsan Shah Hosseini, Douglas Coolbaugh, Gerald Leake, and Michael R. Watts, “Optical Phased Array on Silicon Photonic Platform,” Invited, IEEE Group IV Photonics, Seoul, Korea, 2013. [PDF]
  82. M. R. Watts, “Very large-scale silicon photonics,” Invited, Photonics West, Paper 8989-5, San Francisco, CA, 2014.
  83. M. R. Watts, “Silicon microphotonics for ultra-low power interconnects,” Invited, Phootnics West, Paper 8991-28, San Francisco, CA, 2014.
  84. Z. Su, E. S. Hosseini, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Reduced Wafer-Scale Frequency Variation in Adiabatic Microring Resonators,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper Th2A.55. [PDF]
  85. Purnawirman, E. S. Hosseini, J. Sun, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, M. R. Watts, A. Baldycheva, and J. D. Bradley, “Erbium-doped Laser with multi-segmented silicon nitride structure,” in OFC, 2014, paper W4E.5. [PDF]
  86. M. R. Watts, “Towards a 3D Integrated Electronic-Photonic Platform with Directly Integrated Gain,” Invited, GOMACTech 2014, Charleston, SC.
  87. E. Timurdogan, E. Hosseini , D. Cole, T. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. Watts, “Adiabatic-Coupled Ge-on-Si Waveguide Photodiodes,” in IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, 2014, paper MA3.
  88. Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “An on-chip partial drop wavelength selective broadcast network,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SF2O.4. [PDF]
  89. E. Timurdogan, Z. Su, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “A High-Q Tunable Interior-Ridge Microring Filter,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SF2O.3. [PDF]
  90. A. Yaacobi, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “On chip wide angle beam steering,” inCLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper STh3M.2. [PDF]
  91. Purnawirman, E. S. Hosseini, M. Moresco, Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, A. Baldycheva, J. Sun, M. R. Watts, T. Adam, G. Leake, and D. Coolbaugh, “Integrated Al2O3:Er3+ DFB Laser for Temperature Control Free Operation with Silicon Nitride Ring Filter,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SM4G.5. [PDF]
  92. M. R. Watts, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, E. S. Hosseini, C. Sorace-Agaskar, A. Yaacobi, Z. Su, M. Moresco, Purnawirman, J. Bradley, G. Leake, T. Adam, and D. Coolbaugh, “Very Large Scale Silicon Photonics Integration,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SM4O.4. [PDF]
  93. Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, E. S. Hosseini, J. Sun, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Broadband mode-evolution-based four-port polarizing beam splitter,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SF1O.7. [PDF]
  94. J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Generating and Identifying Optical Orbital Angular Momentum with Silicon Photonic Circuits,” in CLEO: 2014 Postdeadline Paper Digest, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper JTh5B.4. [PDF]
  95. D. Li, M. Peng, H. Chen, J. Lim, M. R. Watts, and F. Kärtner, “Fiber-Optic Demonstration of Optical Frequency Division for Erbium Silicon Photonics Integrated Oscillator,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SF1I.3. [PDF]
  96. J. Sun, A. Yaacobi, E. Timurdogan, Z. Su, D. Cole, E. S. Hosseini, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Large-Scale Integrated Silicon Photonic Circuits for Optical Phased Arrays,” in Advanced Photonics for Communications, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper PT4B.4. [PDF]
  97. M. R. Watts, E. Timurdogan, C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, J. Sun, E. S. Hosseini, and A. Biberman, “Ultralow Power Silicon Modulators,” in Advanced Photonics for Communications, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper JT2B.2. [PDF]
  98. C. Sun, M. Georgas, J. S. Orcutt, B. R. Moss, Y.-H. Chen, J. Shainline, M. Wade, K. Mehta, K. Nammari, E. Timurdogan, D. Miller, O. Tehar-Zahav, Z. Sternberg, J. C. Leu, J. Chong, R. Bafrali, G. Sandhu, M. Watts, R. Meade, M. A. Popovic, R. J. Ram, V. Stojanovic, “A monolithically-integrated chip-to-chip optical link in bulk CMOS,” 2014 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Digest of Technical Papers. [PDF]
  99. M. R. Watts, “Large-Scale and Low-Power Photonic Circuits,” Invited, OSA Annual Meeting, Tuscon, AZ, 2014.
  100. E. Timurdogan, Z. Su, K. Settaluri, S. Lin, S. Moazeni, C. Sun, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, B. R. Moss, M. Moresco, V. Stojanović, M. R. Watts, “An Ultra Low Power 3D Integrated Intra-Chip Silicon Electronic-Photonic Link,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference Post Deadline Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper Th5B.8. [PDF]
  101. J. Sun, A. Yaacobi, M. Moresco, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Integrated Continuously Tunable Optical Orbital Angular Momentum Generator,” in CLEO: 2015 Postdeadline Paper Digest, (Optical Society of America, 2015), [PDF].
  102. C. M. Sorace-Agaskar, P. T. Callahan, K. Shtyrkova, A. Baldycheva, M. Moresco, J. Bradley, M. Y. Peng, N. Li, E. S. Magden, Purnawirman, M. Y. Sander, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, M. R. Watts, and F. X. Kaertner, “Integrated Mode-Locked Lasers in a CMOS-Compatible Silicon Photonic Platform,” in CLEO: 2015, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), [PDF].
  103. Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “An Interior-Ridge Silicon Microring Switch with Integrated Thermal Tuner,” in Advanced Photonics 2015, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper IM2B.5. [PDF].
  104. Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, M. Moresco, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Wavelength Routing and Multicasting Network in Ring-Based Integrated Photonics,” in Advanced Photonics 2015, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper IT4A.3. [PDF].
  105. J. Zhou, J. Sun, A. Yaacobi, C. V. Poulton, and M. R. Watts, “Design of 3D Hologram Emitting Optical Phased Arrays,” in Advanced Photonics 2015, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015), paper IT4A.7. [PDF].
  106. N. Li, Purnawirman, J. D. B. Bradley, G. Singh, E. S. Magden, J. Sun, and M. R. Watts, “Self-pulsing in Erbium-doped Fiber Laser,” in Optoelectronics Global Conference (OGC), 2015. [PDF]
  107. K. T. Settaluri, S. Lin, S. Moazeni, E. Timurdogan, C. Sun, M. Moresco, Z. Su, Y.-H. Chen, G. Leake, D. LaTuplipe, C. McDonough, J. Hebding, D. Coolbaugh, M. Watts, V. Stojanović, “Demonstration of an optical chip-to-chip link in a 3D integrated electronic-photonic platform,” in European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), ESSCIRC 2015 – 41st, pp. 156-159, 14-18 Sept. 2015. [PDF]
  108. V. Stojanović, K. T. Settaluri, S. Lin, S. Moazeni, E. Timurdogan, C. Sun, M. Moresco, Z. Su, Y.-H. Chen, G. Leake, D. LaTuplipe, C. McDonough, J. Hebding, D. Coolbaugh, M. Watts, “High-density 3D electronic-photonic integration,” in Energy Efficient Electronic Systems (E3S), 2015 Fourth Berkeley Symposium on, pp. 1-2, 1-2 Oct. 2015. [PDF]
  109. J. D. B. Bradley, Z. Su, E. S. Magden, N. Li, M. Byrd, Purnawirman, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, M. R. Watts, “1.8-μm thulium microlasers integrated on silicon,” Proc. SPIE 9744, Optical Components and Materials XIII, 97440U (February 24, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2213678. [PDF]
  110. C. V. Poulton, D. B. Cole, A. Yaacobi, and M. R. Watts, “Frequency-modulated Continuous-wave LIDAR Module in Silicon Photonics,” inOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper W4E.3. [PDF]
  111. Z. Su, E. Hosseini, E. Timurdogan, J. Sun, M. Moresco, G. Leake, T. N. Adam, D. Coolbaugh, and M. Watts, “Resonant Germanium-on-Silicon Photodetector with Evanescent Waveguide Coupling,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (2016) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper STh4E.4. [PDF]
  112. N. Li, E. Timurdogan, C. Poulton, M. Byrd, E. S. Magden, Z. Su, Purnawirman, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, D. Vermeulen, and M. Watts, “C-Band Swept Wavelength Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser With a High-Q Tunable Interior-Ridge Silicon Microring Cavity,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (2016) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper SM1G.5. [PDF]
  113. E. S. Magden, Purnawirman, N. Li, G. Singh, J. D. B. Bradley, G. S. Petrich, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, M. Watts, and L. A. Kolodziejski, “Fully CMOS-Compatible Integrated Distributed Feedback Laser with 250 oC Fabricated Al2O3:Er3+ Gain Medium,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (2016) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper SM1G.2. [PDF]
  114. E. S. Magden, M. Y. Peng, J. D. Bradley, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, L. A. Kolodziejski, F. X. Kaertner, and M. Watts, “Laser Frequency Stabilization Using Pound-Drever-Hall Technique with an Integrated TiO2 Athermal Resonator,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (2016) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper STu1H.3. [PDF]
  115. P. T. Callahan, Purnawirman, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, M. Watts, and F. X. Kaertner, “Double-Chirped Bragg Gratings in a Silicon Nitride Waveguide,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (2016) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper SF1E.7. [PDF]
  116. Z. Su, E. Timurdogan, D. Coleman, N. Fahrenkopf, T. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, D. Caplan, and M. R. Watts, “Second-Order Wavelength-Selective Partial-Drop Multicast Filter Bank,” in Advanced Photonics 2016 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF), OSA technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper ITu1B.7. [PDF]
  117. C. V. Poulton, A. Yaccobi, Z. Su, M. J. Byrd, and M. R. Watts, “Optical Phased Array with Small Spot Size, High Steering Range and Grouped Cascaded Phase Shifters,” in Advanced Photonics 2016 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF), OSA technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper IW1B.2. [PDF]
  118. Z. Su, J. Bradley, N. Li, E. S. Magden, Purnawirman, D. Coleman, N. Fahrenkopf, C. Baiocco, T. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, D. Vermeulen, and M. R. Watts, “Ultra-Compact CMOS-Compatible Ytterbium Microlaser,” in Advanced Photonics 2016 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF), OSA technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper IW1A.3. [PDF]
  119. Purnawirman, N. Li, E. S. Magden, G. Singh, J. D. Bradley, M. Moresco, T. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. Watts, “Monolithic Integration of WDM Light Source for Silicon Photonics by Cascade of Al2O3: Er3+ DFB Lasers,” in Frontiers in Optics 2016, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2016), paper FTu2D.5. [PDF]
  120. N. Li, Purnawirman, Z. Su, E. S. Magden, P. T. Callahan, K. Shtyrkova, M. Xin, A. Ruocco, N. Fahrenkopf, C. Baiocco, G. Leake, D. Coleman, D. Coolbaugh, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kaertner, D. Vermeulen, and M. R. Watts, “High-power CMOS-compatible photonic integrated thulium-doped distributed feedback laser,” 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2016, pp. 702-703. [PDF]
  121. M. J. Byrd, E. Timurdogan, Z. Su, C. V. Poulton, D. Coleman, N. M. Fahrenkopf, T. N. Adam, G. Leake, D. D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Mode-evolution based coupler for Ge-on-Si photodetectors,” 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2016, pp. 252-253. [PDF]
  122. M. Raval, A. Yaacobi, D. Coleman, N. M. Fahrenkopf, C. Baiocco, G. Leake, T. N. Adam, D. Coolbaugh, and M. R. Watts, “Nanophotonic phased array for visible light image projection,” 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2016, pp. 206-207. [PDF]
  123. E. S. Magden, C. Poulton, N. Li, D. Vermeulen, A. Ruocco, N. Singh, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, L. Kolodziejski, and M. Watts, “Mode-Evolution-Based, Broadband 1×2 Port High-Pass/Low-Pass Filter for Silicon Photonics,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper Th1G.2. [PDF]
  124. E. S. Magden, P. T. Callahan, N. Li, K. Shtyrkova, A. Ruocco, N. K. Singh, M. Xin, D. Vermeulen, J. Bradley, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, L. Kolodziejski, F. Kaertner, E. P. Ippen, and M. Watts, “Frequency-Domain Measurement of Spontaneous Emission Lifetime in Rare-Earth-Doped Gain Media,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper SM1K.3. [PDF]
  125. N. Singh, M. Xin, D. Vermeulen, K. Shtyrkova, E. S. Magden, P. T. Callahan, N. Li, A. Ruocco, N. Fahrenkopf, D. Coolbaugh, B. Kuo, S. Radic, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kärtner, and M. Watts, “Octave Spanning Supercontinuum Generation in Silicon from 1.1 μm to Beyond 2.4 μm,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper STu4J.7. [PDF]
  126. M. Raval, C. V. Poulton, and M. Watts, “Unidirectional Waveguide Grating Antennas for Nanophotonic Phased Arrays,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper STh1M.5. [PDF]
  127. C. V. Poulton, M. J. Byrd, M. Raval, Z. Su, N. Li, E. Timurdogan, D. Coolbaugh, D. Vermeulen, and M. Watts, “Large-Scale Visible and Infrared Optical Phased Arrays in Silicon Nitride,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper STh1M.1. [PDF]
  128. N. Li, Z. Su, Purnawirman, E. S. Magden, A. Ruocco, N. K. Singh, M. J. Byrd, C. V. Poulton, J. Bradley, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, and M. Watts, “Demonstration of Athermally Synchronized Distributed Feedback Laser with Microring Filter,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper STh3N.6. [PDF]
  129. P. T. Callahan, K. Shtyrkova, N. Li, E. S. Magden, Purnawirman, C. Baiocco, D. Coolbaugh, E. P. Ippen, M. Watts, and F. Kaertner, “Fully-Integrated CMOS-Compatible Q-Switched Laser at 1.9µm Using Thulium-Doped Al2O3,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper STh3N.2. [PDF]
  130. E. Timurdogan, C. V. Poulton, M. J. Byrd, and M. Watts, “Efficient Quasi-Phase-Matched Second Harmonic Generation in Silicon Waveguides,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper JTh5C.5. [PDF]
  131. K. Shtyrkova, P. T. Callahan, M. Watts, E. P. Ippen, and F. Kaertner, “Fully-Integrated artificial saturable absorber based on Kerr nonlinearity in silicon nitride,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper AF1B.6. [PDF]
  132. J. Notaros, C. V. Poulton, M. Raval, M. J. Byrd, D. Coolbaugh, and M. Watts, “Fresnel-Lens-Inspired Focusing Phased Arrays for Optical Trapping Applications,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper STh1M.3. [PDF]
  133. N. Li, Purnawirman, G. Singh, E. Magden, M. Moresco, T. Adam, G. Leake, D. Coolbaugh, J. Bradley, and M. Watts, “Reliable Silicon Photonic Light Source Using Curved Distributed Feedback Lasers,” in Advanced Photonics 2017 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, PS), OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper ITu2A.5. [PDF]

Invited Lectures

  1. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Microphotonics for Communications, Computation, and Sensing Applications,” Columbia University, Optics Seminar Series, December 2008
  2. M. R. Watts, D. C. Trotter, R. W. Young, and A. L. Lentine, “Maximally Confined Silicon Microphotonics for Communication and Computation,” IEEE LEOS 19th Annual Workshop on Interconnections within High Speed Digital Systems, Santa Fe, May 2008
  3. M. R. Watts, “Simulation of Non-Radially Symmetric Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Cambridge, July 2008
  4. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Microphotonics for Communications, Computation, and Sensing Applications,” Columbia University, Optics Seminar Series, December 2008.
  5. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Microphotonics for Communications, Computation, and Sensing Applications,” University of New Mexico, IEEE/LEOS Distinguished Lecture Series, January 2009.
  6. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Microphotonics in High Performance Computing,” The 54th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN), Anchorage, AL, June 2010.
  7. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Microphotonics in High Performance Computing,” Invited, Photonics in Switching, Monterrey CA, July 2010.
  8. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Photonics,” Invited, tutorial presented at the Workshop on the Interaction between Nanophotonics Devices and Systems (WINDS), Atlanta, GA, December 2010.
  9. M. R. Watts, “From Nanophotonic Electromagnetic Manipulations to VLSI Photonics,” University of Colorado, Optical, Electronic, and Quantum Systems (OEQS) Research Seminar Series, Boulder, CO, April 2011.
  10. M. R. Watts, “From Nanophotonic Electromagnetic Manipulations to VLSI Photonics,” presented at the Boston Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society, Boston, MA, June 2011.
  11. M. R. Watts, “From Nanophotonic Electromagnetic Manipulations to VLSI Photonics,” presented at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, September 2011.
  12. M. R. Watts, “From Nanophotonic Elements to VLSI Photonics,” Tohoku University, Japan, January 2013.
  13. M. R. Watts, “From Nanophotonic Elements to VLSI Photonics,” Toyota Corporate Research and Development Laboratories, Japan, January 2013.
  14. M. R. Watts, “Silicon Modulators in WDM Communication Links,” University of Tokyo, Silicon Photonics Winter School, Japan, January 2013.