2021 Publications

Papers

Zhang W, Debnath K, Chen B, Li K, Liu S, Ebert M, Reynolds JD, Khokhar AZ, Littlejohns C, Byers J, Husain MK. "High Bandwidth Capacitance Efficient Silicon MOS Modulator," in Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 201-207, 1 Jan.1, 2021, doi: 10.1109/JLT.2020.3026945

T. Rutirawut, W. Talataisong and F. Y. Gardes, Designs of Silicon Nitride Slot Waveguide Modulators With Electro-Optic Polymer and the Effect of Induced Charges in Si-Substrate on Their Performance. IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 13, iss. 2, 2021, (doi: 10.1109/JPHOT.2021.3059276).

C. Rogers, A. Y. Piggott, D. J. Thomson, R. F. Wiser, I. E. Opris, S. A. Fortune, A. J. Compston, A. Gondarenko, F. Meng, X. Chen, G. T. Reed and R. Nicolaescu, “A universal 3D imaging sensor on a silicon photonics platform,” Nature, vol. 590, pp. 256–261, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03259-y

N. J. Dinsdale, P. R. Wiecha, M. Delaney, J. Reynolds, M. Ebert, I. Zeimpekis, D. J. Thomson, G. T. Reed, P. Lalanne, K. Vynck, and O. L. Muskens, “Deep Learning Enabled Design of Complex Transmission Matrices,” ACS Photonics, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.0c01481

B. Pant, W. Zhang, M. Ebert, X. Yan, H. Du, M. Banakar, D. T. Tran, Y. Qi, D. Rowe, V. Jeyaselvan, C. G. Littlejohns, G. T. Reed, and D. J. Thomson, “Study into the spread of heat from thermo-optic silicon photonic elements,” Optics Express, vol. 29, no. 22, pp. 36461-36468, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1364/oe.426748

H. Du, W. Zhang, D. J. Thomson, C. G. Littlejohns, X. Yan, D. T. Tran, M. Banakar and G. T. Reed, “A Si Optical Modulator based on Fano-like Resonance,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 33, no. 21, pp. 1209-1212, 2021. https://doi.org/10.5258/SOTON/D1843

X. Chen, F. Meng, S. Fortune, A. Compston, M. Ebert, X. Yan, H. Du, M. Banakar, Y. Tran, C. G Littlejohns, D. Thomson, R. Nicolaescu and G. T. Reed, “Silicon photonic beam steering module with backside coupling elements towards dense heterogeneous integration with drive electronics,” Accepted for publication in APL Photonics, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0065210

W. Zhang, M. Ebert, J. D. Reynolds, B. Chen, X. Yan, H. Du, M. Banakar, D. T. Tran, C. G. Littlejohns, G. T. Reed, and D. J. Thomson, “Buried 3D spot-size converters for silicon photonics,” Optica, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 1102-1108, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1364/OPTICA.431064

M. Delaney, I. Zeimpekis, H. Du, X. Yan, M. Banakar, D. J. Thomson, D. W. Hewak and O. L. Muskens, “Nonvolatile programmable silicon photonics using an ultralow-loss Sb2Se3 phase change material,” Science Advances, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abg3500

W. Cao, S. Liu, C. Littlejohns, D. Thomson, M. Nedeljkovic, W. Zhang, K. Li, M. Banakar, D. Tran, X. Yan, H. Du, Z. Ren, F. Gardes, G. Reed and G. Mashanovich, “High-speed silicon Michelson interferometer modulator and streamlined IMDD PAM-4 transmission of Mach-Zehnder modulators for the 2 μm wavelength band,” Optics Express, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.418285

J. Byers, K. Debnath, H. Arimoto, M. K Husain, M. Sotto, J. W. Hillier, K. Kiang, D. J. Thomson, G. T. Reed, M. Charlton and S. Saito, “10nm SiO2 TM Slot Mode in Laterally Mismatched Asymmetric Fin-Waveguides,” Frontiers in Physics, Optics and Photonics, 2021. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphy.2021.659585

Rowe, D.J.; Owens, D.R.; Parker, S.L.; Faust, S.N.; Wilkinson, J.S.; Mashanovich, G.Z. The Effect of Haematocrit on Measurement of the Mid-Infrared Refractive Index of Plasma in Whole Blood. Biosensors 2021, 11, 417. https://doi.org/10.3390/bios11110417

Nicholas T. Klokkou, David J. Rowe, Bethany M. Bowden, Neil P. Sessions, Jonathan J. West, James S. Wilkinson, Vasilis Apostolopoulos "Structured surface wetting of a PTFE flow-cell for terahertz spectroscopy of proteins". Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Volume 352, Part 2, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2021.131003.

Y. Qi et al., "Integrated Switching Circuit for Low-Noise Self-Referenced Mid-Infrared Absorption Sensing Using Silicon Waveguides," in IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1-10, Dec. 2021, Art no. 6600110, https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOT.2021.3121331.

B. Pant, W. Zhang, M. Ebert, X. Yan, H. Du, M. Banakar, D. Tran, Y. Qi, D. Rowe, V. Jeyaselvan, C. Littlejohns, G. Reed, and D. Thomson, "Study into the spread of heat from thermo-optic silicon photonic elements," Opt. Express 29, 36461-36468 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.426748

C. Stirling, R. Halir, A. Sánchez-Postigo, Z. Qu, J. Reynolds, J. Penadés, G. Senthil Murugan, A. Ortega-Moñux, J. Wangüemert-Pérez, Í. Molina-Fernández, G. Mashanovich, and M. Nedeljkovic, "Broadband 2×2 multimode interference coupler for mid-infrared wavelengths," Opt. Lett. 46, 5300-5303 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.439985

A. B. Posadasa, H. Park, M. Reynaud, W. Cao, J. D. Reynolds, W. Guo, I. Beskini, G. Z. Mashanovich, J. H. Warner, and A. A. Demkov, “Thick BaTiO3 epitaxial films integrated on Si by RF sputtering for electro-optic modulators in Si photonics,“ ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c14048, 2021.

A. Sánchez Postigo, A. Ortega Moñux, J. Soler Penadés A. Osman, M. Nedeljkovic, Z. Qu, Y. Wu, Í. Molina Fernández, P. Cheben, G. Z. Mashanovich, and J. G. Wangüemert Pérez, “Suspended germanium waveguides with subwavelength-grating metamaterial cladding for the mid-infrared band,” Optics Express, vol. 29, pp. 16867-16878, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.422764

Y. Feng, S. Wang, G. Z. Mashanovich, and J. Yan, “Theory analysis of the optical mode localized sensing based on coupled ring resonators,” Optics Express, vol. 29, pp. 32505-32522, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.434400

A. T. Rahmati, G. Z. Mashanovich, and M. P. Nezhad, "Suspended nanocrystalline diamond ridge waveguides designed for the mid-infrared," Journal of Optics, vol. 23, 075801 (9pp), 2021. https://doi.org/10.1088/2040-8986/ac0873

Y. Wu, Z. Qu, A. Osman, C. Wei, W. Cao, A. Tarazona, S. Oo, H. Chong, O. L. Muskens, G. Z. Mashanovich, and M. Nedeljkovic, “Nanometallic antenna assisted amorphous silicon waveguide integrated bolometer for mid-infrared,” Optics Letters, vol. 46, pp. 677-680, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.412529

A. Sánchez-Postigo, P. Ginel-Moreno, A. Ortega-Moñux, J. G. Wangüemert-Pérez, R. Halir, D. Pereira-Martín, A. Hadij-ElHouati, J. H. Schmid, S. Wang, M. Vachon, D.-X. Xu, W. Ye, J. Soler Penadés, M. Nedeljkovic, G. Mashanovich, P. Cheben, and Í. Molina-Fernández, “Building high-performance integrated optical devices using subwavelength grating metamaterials,” EOSAM 2021, Rome, Italy, 13-17 September 2021. https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/202125501001

G. Z. Mashanovich, “Remote teaching: what we have learnt so far and what to do after the pandemic,” Digital Education 2021, Belgrade, Serbia, 8-10 April 2021.

R. Halir, A. Sánchez-Postigo, J. M. Luque-González, A. Hadij-ElHouati, D. Pereira-Martín, J. Leuermann, P. Ginel-Moreno, C. Pérez-Armenta, A. Torres-Cubillo, A. Herrero-Bermello, D. González-Andrade, A. V. Velasco, J. G. Wangüemert-Pérez, A. Ortega-Moñux, J. de-Oliva-Rubio, P. Cheben, J. H. Schmid, J. Ctyroký, M. Nedeljkovic, G. Z. Mashanovich, and Í. Molina-Fernández, “Subwavelength grating metamaterial structures for integrated photonics,” OFC 2021, 6-10 June 2021. (invited)

A. Sánchez-Postigo, J. G. Wangüemert-Pérez, A. Ortega-Moñux, D. Pereira-Martín, J. M. Luque-González, R. Halir, J. H. Schmid, S. Wang, M. Vachon, J. Soler Penadés, M. Nedeljkovic, G. Z. Mashanovich, P. Cheben, and Í. Molina-Fernández, “Subwavelength-grating metamaterial integrated devices for the near- and mid-infrared wavelengths,” SPIE Photonics West 2021. (invited)

Conferences 

L. Reid, M. Nedeljkovic, W. Cao, L. Mastronardi, R. Slavık, and G. Z. Mashanovich, “Photodetection at 3.8 μm using intrinsic monolithic integrated germanium photodiodes,” Group IV Photonics 2021, Malaga, Spain, 8-10 December 2021.

S. Sun, M. Huang, D. Wu, L. Shen, H. Ren, T. W. Hawkins, J. Ballato, U. J. Gibson, G. Z. Mashanovich, and A. C. Peacock, “Raman enhanced four-wave mixing in silicon core fibers,” IPC 2021. 17-21 October 2021.

G. Z. Mashanovich, C. Wei, L. Reid, G. Georgiev, Y. Qi, C. J. Stirling, A. Osman, Y. Wu, Z. Qu, David J. Thomson, Ke Li, J. Heffernan, K. M. Groom, W. Cao, C. J. Mitchell, and M. Nedeljkovic, “Silicon and germanium photonic devices for sensing and communications”, IEEE IPC 17-21 October 2021.

X. Xu, U. Hendrik, D. J. Thomson, G. Z. Mashanovich, and J. Yan, “Scaling effect and optimization of SOI dual-waveguide optical trapping,” IEEE Photonics Conference, 17-21 October 2021.

G. Z. Mashanovich, C. J. Stirling, L. Reid, C. Wei, Y. Qi, Y. Wu, Z. Qu, G. Georgiev, W. Cao, C. J. Mitchell, and M. Nedeljkovic, “Broadband silicon photonic mid-infrared devices,” EOSAM 2021, Rome, Italy, 13-17 September 2021.

C. J. Stirling, W. Cao, J. D. Reynolds, Z. Qu, T. D. Bradley, L. Mastronardi, F. Y. Gardes, G. Z. Mashanovich, and M. Nedeljkovic, “Mid-infrared SOI waveguides with broadband single-mode propagation,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021.

M. Nedeljkovic, C. Wei, C. Stirling, Y. Qi, L. Reid, Y. Wu, W. Cao, M. Tittle, and G. Z. Mashanovich, “Silicon photonic photodetectors, sensors, and spectrometers for the mid-infrared,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021.

W. Cao et al., “MIR silicon modulators in the 2 μm wavelength band,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021. 
 
Y. Qi et al., “Silicon waveguides integrated with switch for low noise mid-infrared sensor,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021.
 
C. Wei et al., “Mid-infrared SOI waveguide thermo-optic fourier transform spectrometer,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021.
 
L. Reid et al., “PIN-ch me!: A Ge-on-SOI photodiode with response up to 3.8 μm,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021.
 
C. Mitchell et al., “Development of hybrid integration of quantum cascade lasers with germanium waveguides for mid-IR,” MIOMD 2021, 1-3 September 2021.
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