Aitchison Group

Papers from the University of Toronto

  1. M. Z. Alam, F. Bahrami ,J. S. Aitchison, and M. Mojahedi, "Analysis and optimization of hybrid plasmonic waveguide as a platform for biosensing," IEEE Photonics Journal, 6,  1-10 (2014).
  2. A. Joushaghani,  J. Jeong, S. Paradis, D. Alain, J. S. Aitchison, and J. K. S. Poon, “Voltage-controlled switching and thermal effects in VO2 nano-gap junctions” Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 221904 (2014). 
  3. M.  Z. Alam, J. S. Aitchison, M. Mojahedi, "A marriage of convenience: Hybridization of surface plasmon and dilectric waveguide modes" Laser and Photonics Review 3, 394 - 408 (2014).
  4. C. Londono, M. J. Loureiro, B. Slater, P.B. Lucker, J. Soleas, S. Sathananthan, J. S. Aitchison, A. J. Kabla, and A. P. McGuigan "Nonautonomous contact guidance signaling during collective cell migration" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS 111, 1807 – 1812 (2014). 
  5. S. N. Genin, J. S. Aitchison, and D.G. Allen “Design of algal film photobioreactors: Material surface energy effects on algal film productivity, colonization and lipid content” Bioresource Technology 155, 136 – 143 (2014).
  6. P. Sarrafi, E.Y. Zhu, K. Dolgaleva, B. M. Holmes, D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison, J.S., and L. Qian “Continuous-wave quasi-phase-matched waveguide correlated photon pair source on a III-V chip” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 251115, (2013). 
  7. A. Joushaghani, B. A. Kruger, S. Paradis, D. Alain, J. S. Aitchison and J. K. S. Poon "Sub-volt broadband hybrid plasmonic-vanadium dioxide switches" Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 061101 (2013).
  8. L. A. Fernandes, J. R. Grenier, P. V. S. Marques, J. S. Aitchison and P. R. Herman "Strong birefringence tuning of optical waveguides with femtosecond laser irradiation of bulk fused silica and single mode fibers" Journal of Lightwave Tech. 31, pp. 3563-3569 (2013).
  9. J. N. Caspers, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi "Experimental demonstration of an integrated hybrid plasmonic polarization rotator" Opt. Lett. 38, pp. 4054-4057 (2013).
  10. F. Bahrami, M. Maisonneuve, M. Meunier, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi "An improved refractive index sensor based on genetic optimization of plasmon waveguide resonance” Opt. Expr. 21,  pp. 20863-20872 (2013).
  11. F. Bahrami, M. Z. Alam, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi "Dual polarization measurements in the hybrid plasmonic biosensors” Plasmonics 8, pp. 465-473 (2013).
  12. F. Bahrami. M. Z. Alam, J. S. Aitchison, M. Mojahedi "Dual polarization measurements in the hybrid plasmonic biosensors” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, pp. 2243 – 2248 (2012).
  13. M. Z. Alam, J. N. Caspers, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi "Compact low loss and broadband hybrid plasmonic directional coupler" Opt. Expr. 21, pp. 16029-16034 (2013). 
  14. M. Z. Alam, N. Carriere, F. Bahrami, M. Mojahedi and J. S. Aitchison "Pd-based integrated optical hydrogen sensor on a silicon-on-insulator platform" Opt. Lett. 38, pp. 1428-1430 (2013).
  15. M. Z. Alam, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi "Theoretical analysis of hybrid plasmonic waveguide" IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 19, 4602008 (2013).
  16. C. A. Sapiano, J.S. Aitchison and L. Qian “Analysis of the effects and causes of numerical errors in four-wave mixing simulations” J. Opt. Soc Am. B 29, pp. 2243 – 2248 (2012)
  17. S. Ho, M. Haque, P.R. Herman and J. S. Aitchison “Femtosecond laser-assisted etching of three dimensional inverted woodpile structures in fused silica” Opt. Lett. 37, pp. 1682-1684 (2012)
  18. L. A. Fernandes, J.R. Grenier, P.R. Herman, J.S. Aitchison and P.V.S. Marques “Femtosecond laser writing of waveguide retarders in fused silica for polarization control in optical circuits” Opt. Expr. 19, pp. 18294 – 18301 (2011)
  19. L. A. Fernandes, J.R. Grenier, P.R. Herman, J.S. Aitchison and P.V.S. Marques “Femtosecond laser fabrication of birefringent directional couplers as polarization beam splitters in fused silica” Opt. Express 19, pp. 11992-11999 (2011)
  20. K. Dolgaleva, W.C Ng, L. Qian and J.S. Aitchison “Compact highly-nonlinear AlGaAs waveguides for efficienct wavelength conversion” Opt. Expr. 19, pp. 12440-12455 (2011)
  21. M. Z. Alam, J.S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi “Compact hybrid TM-pass polarizer for silicon on insulator platform” Appl. Optics, 50, pp. 2294 – 2298 (2011)
  22. S.J. Wagner, B.M. Holmes, U. Younis, I.Sigal, A.S. Helmy, J.S. Aitchison and D.C. Hutchings “Difference frequency generation by quasi-phase matching in periodically intermixed semiconductor superlattice waveguides” IEEE. J. Quant. Electron. QE 47, pp.834 – 840 (2011)
  23. A. Joushaghani, B. Hou, J.S. Aitchison and J.K.S. Poon “Surface plasmon polariton induced optical amplitude and phase modulation in sub-wavelength apertures” Opt. Expr. 19, pp. 8367 – 83 78, (2011)
  24. A.S. Helmy, P. Abolghasem, J. S. Aitchison, B. J. Bijlani, J.B. Han, B.M. Holmes, D.C. Hutchings, U. Younis and S.J. Wagner “Recent advances in phase matching of second-order nonlinearities in monolithic semiconductor waveguides” Laser and Photon. Rev. 5, pp.272 – 286 (2011)
  25. K. Dolgaleva, W.C. Ng, L. Qian, J. S. Aitchison, M.C. Camasta and M. Sorel “Broadband self-phase modulation, cross-phase modulation and four-wave mixing in 9 mm-long AlGaAs waveguides” Opt. Lett. 35, p.4093 – 4095, (2010)
  26. A.S. Jugusser, J. Dou and J. S. Aitchison “Tunable optofluidic nano-Bragg microcavity filter” J. Vac. Sci. Tech B. 28, pp.C6O8 – C6O10 (2010)
  27. M.Y-C, Xu, and J. S. Aitchison “ Design and experimental demonstration of a trapezoidal plasmonic waveguides” J. Optics, 12, article # 075003, (2010)
  28. M.Z. Alam, J. Meier, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi “Propagation characteristics of hybrid modes supported by metal-lo-high index waveguides and bends” Opt. Express 18, p. 12971-12979 (2010)
  29. M. S. Wheeler, J. S. Aitchison and M. Mojahedi “Coupled magnetic dipole resonances in sub-wavelength dielectric particle clusters” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B.,vol 27, p. 1083-1091 (2010)
  30. D.C. Hutchings, S. J. Wagner, B. M. Holmes, U. Younis, A.S. Helmy and J. S. Aitchison “Type-II quasi phase matching in periodically intermixed semiconductor supperlattice waveguides” Opt. Lett. 25, p. 1299-1301 (2010)
  31. T. Xu, N. Zhu, M.Y.C. Xu, L. Wosinski, J. S. Aitchison and H. E. Ruda “ Pillar-array based optical sensor” Opt. Express, 18, p. 5420-5425 (2010)
  32. A. Joushaghani, I. Iyer, J.K.S. Poon, J. S. Aitchison, C.M. de Sterke, J. Wan and M.M. Dignam. “Quasi-Bloch oscillations in curved coupled optical waveguides” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, article no. 143903, (2009)
  33. S. M. Eaton, W. J. Chen, H.B. Zhang, R. Iyer, J. Z. Li, M.L. Ng, S. Ho, J.S. Aitchison and P.R. Herman “Spectral loss characterization of femtosecond laser written waveguides in glass with application to demultiplexing 1300 and 1550 nm wavelengths” J. Lightwave Tech., 27, pp 1079 – 1085 (2009)
  34. S. B. Kuntze, B. Zhang, L. Pavel and J. S. Aitchison “Impact of feedback delay on closed-loop stability in semiconductor optical amplifier control circuits” J. Lightwave Tech. 27, pp 1095 – 1107 (2009)
  35. A. S. Jugessur, J. Dou, J. S. Aitchison R. M. De La Rue, and M. Gnan “A photonics nano-Bragg grating device integrated with microfluidic channels for bio-sensing applications” Microelecton. Eng. 86, pp. 1488 – 1490 (2009)
  36. C. A. Merchant, P. Scrutton, S. Garcia-Blanco, C. Hnatovsky, R. S. Taylor, A. Garcia-Navarro, G. Garcia, F. Agullo-Lopezm J. Olivares, A. S. Helmy and J. S. Aitchison “High resolution refractive index and Micro-Raman Spectroscopy of Planar waveguides in KGd(WO4)2 formed by swift heavy ion implantation” IEEE J. Quant. Electron 45, pp 373 – 739 (2009)
  37. A. Major, D. C. Hutchings, N. Langford, A.I. Ferguson, J. S. Aitchison and P.W.E. Smith “Two-photon absorption properties of crystalline KNbO3 at 430 nm and efficient high pulse energy blue light second harmonic generation” Laser Phys. Lett. 6, pp. 450 -453, (2009)
  38. T. Xu, N. Zhu, M.Y.C. Xu, L. Wosinski, J. S. Aitchison and H.E. Ruda “A pillar array based two-dimensional photonic crystal microcavity” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, article no. 241110, (2009)
  39. T. Xu, M. S. Wheeler, H.E. Ruda, M. Mojahedi and J. S. Aitchison “The influence of material absorption on the quality factor of photonic crystal cavities” Opt. Exp. 17, pp.8343 – 8348 (2009)
  40. S. J. Wagner, B. M. Holmes, U. Younis, A. S. Helmy, J. S. Aitchison and D. C. Hutchings “Continuous wave second-harmonic generation using domain-disordered quasi-phase matching waveguides” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, article no. 151107, (2009)
  41. M. S. Wheeler, J. S. Aitchison, J.I.L Chen, G. A. Ozin and M. Mojahedi “Infrared magnetic response in a random silicon carbide micropowder” Phys. Rev. B., 79, article no. 073103, (2009)
  42. M.Y.C. Xu and J. S. Aitchison “Surface plasmon polariton discrete diffraction compensation” Opt. Lett. 34, pp. 350 – 352, (2009)
  43. A. L. Moura, E. M. Nascimento, M. T. Araujo, M.V.D Vermelho and J. S. Aitchison “Voltage threshold like evidence during thermal-electric field induction of second order nonlinearity in soda-lime glasses” J. Appl. Phys. 105, article no. 036106, (2009)
  44. S. J. Wagner, B. M. Holmes, U. Younis, A. S. Helmy, D. C. Hutchings and J. S. Aitchison “Controlling third-order nonlinearities by Ion-implantation quantum-well intermixing” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 21, pp 85 -87, (2009)
  45. T. Xu, M. S. Wheeler, S.V. Nair, H. E. Ruda, M. Mojahedi and J. S. Aitchison “Highly confined mode above the light line in a two-dimensional photonic crystal slab” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, article no. 241105 (2008)
  46. S. B. Kuntze, A. J. Zilkie, L. Pavel and J. S. Aitchison “Nonlinear state-spaced model of semiconductor optical amplifiers with gain compression for system design and analysis” J. Lighwave Tech 26, pp 2274 – 2281 (2008)
  47. A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, A. S. Helmy, P.J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith and J. S. Aitchison. “Time-resolved linewidth enhancement factors in quantum dot and higher-dimensional semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 microns” IEEE. J. Lightwave Tech. 26, pp.1498 – 1509, (2008). This paper was upgraded to an invited paper.
  48. S. J. Wagner, A. Al Muhairi, J. S. Aitchison and A.S. Helmy “Modelling an optimization of quasi phase matching via domain-disordering” IEEE J. Quant. Electron 44, pp. 424 – 429, (2008)
  49. J. Dou, J. Li, P.R. Herman, J. S. Aitchison, T. Fricke-Begemann, J. Ihlemann and G. Marowsky “Laser Machining of micro-lenses on the end face of single mode optical fibres” Appl. Phys. A. 91, pp. 591 – 594 (2008)
  50. E. Vekris, V. Kitaev, D. D. Perovic, J. S. Aitchison and G. A. Ozin “Visulization of Stacking Faults and their Formation in Colloidal Photonic Crystal Films” Adv. Materials, 20, p.1110, (2008)
  51. S. J. Wagner, A. Al Muhairi, J. S. Aitchison and A. S. Helmy “Modelling and Optimization of Quasi-Phase Matching via Domain-Disordering” IEEE J. Quant. Electron. 44, p.424, (2008)
  52. S. M. Eaton, C. A. Merchant, R. Iyer, A.J. Zilkie, A. S. Helmy, J. S. Aitchison, P. R. Herman, D. Kraemer, R. J. D. Miller, C. Hnatovsky and R. S. Taylor “ Raman gain from waveguides inscribed in KGd(WO4)2 by high repetition rate femtosecond laser” App. Phys. Lett. 92, 081105, (2008)
  53. W. Mohammed, J. Meier, M. Galle, L. Qian, J. S. Aitchison and P.W.E. Smith. “Linear and quadratic dispersion characterization of millimeter-length fibers and waveguides using common-path interferometry” Opt. Lett. 32, p.3312, (2007)
  54. A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P.W.E. Smith and J. S. Aitchison. “Carrier Dynamics of Quantum-dot, Quantum-Dash and Quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifers operating at 1.55 ?m” IEEE J. Quant. Electron 43, p.982, (2007)
  55. J. Meier, W. S. Mohammed, A. Jugessur, L. Qian, M. Mojahedi and J. S. Aitchison. “Group velocity inversion in AlGaAs nanowires: Opt. Exp. 15, p. 12755 (2007)
  56. A. Cleary, A. Glidle, P.J.R. Laybourn, S. Garcia-Blanco, S. Pellegrini, C. Helfter, G. S. Buller, J. S. Aitchison and J. M. Cooper “Integrated optics and microfluidics for time-correlated single-photon counting in lab-on-a-chip devices” Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 071123, (2007)
  57. S.J. Wagner, J. Meier, A.S. Helmy, J. S. Aitchison, M. Sorel, D. C. Hutchings “Polarization-dependent nonlinear refractions and two-photon absorption in GaAs/AlAs superlattice waveguides below the half-bandgap” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 24, p.1557, (2007)
  58. P.V.S. Marques, J. R. Bonar, A.M.P. Leite and J. S. Aitchison “Bragg gratings in two-layer core planar silica-on-silicone waveguides and applications to integrated lasers” Electron Lett. 43, p. (2007)
  59. P. Scrutton, M. Sorel, D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison and A. S. Helmy “Characterizing Bandgap Gratings in GaAs : AlAs Superlattice Structures Using Interface Phonons” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 19, p. 677, (2007)
  60. R. Iyer, J. S. Aitchison, J. Wan, M.M. Dignam, and C. M. de Sterke “Exact dynamic localization in curved AlGaAs optical waveguide arrays” Opt. Exp. 15, p. 3212, (2007)
  61. A. D. Bristow, R. Iyer, J. S. Aitchison, H. M. van Dreil, A. L. Smirl “Switchable AlGaAs all-optical delay line at 1.55 mm” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, #101112 (2007)
  62. Z. Yang, P. Chak, A.D. Bristow, H. M. van Driel, R. Iyer, J. S. Aitchison, A. L. Smirl, and J. E. Sipe “Enhanced second-harmonic generation in AlGaAs microring resonators” Opt. Lett. 32, pp. 826 – 828, (2007)
  63. P. Chak, R. Iyer, J. S. Aitchison and J. E. Sipe “Hamiltonian formulation of coupld-mode theory in waveguide structures” Phys. Rev. E, 75, #016608, (2007)
  64. S. B. Kuntze, L. Pavel and J. S. Aitchison “Controlling a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Using a State-Space Model” IEEE J. Quant. Electron. 43, pp. 123 – 129, (2007)
  65. A. L. Moura, M. T. de Araujo, E. A. Gouveia, M. V. D. Vermelho and J. S. Aitchison “Deep and shallow trap contributions to the ionic current in the thermal-electric field poling in soda-lime glasses” Opt. Express 15, pp. 143 – 149, (2007)
  66. A. S. Helmy, A. C. Bryce, D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison and J. H. Marsh “Band gap gratings using quantum well intermixing for quasi-phase-matching” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, #123107, (2006)
  67. I. V. Mel’nikov, J. W. Haus and J. S. Aitchison “Superradiance in a Two-Dimensional Photonic Bandgap Structure” IEEE J. Selct Topics in QE. 12, pp. 1135 – 1142, (2006)
  68. A. Arsenault, F. Fleishhaker, G. von Freymann, A. Mihi, N. Tetreault, E. Vekris, I. Manners, J. S. Aitchison, D. Perovic, G. A. Ozin “Perfecting Imperfection – Designer Defects in Colloidal Photonics Crystals” Adv. Materials 18, pp. 2779 – 2785, (2006)
  69. A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, P.W.E. Smith, M. Mojahedi, J. S. Aitchison, P. J. Poole, C. Ni. Allen, P. Barrios and D. Poitras “Femtosecond gain and index dynamics in an InAs/InGaAsP quantum dot amplifies operating at 1.55 ?m” Opt. Express 14, pp. 11453 -11459, (2006)
  70. S. M. Eaton, W. Chen, L. Zhang, H. Zhang, R. Iyer, J. S. Aitchison, and P. R. Herman, "Telecom-band directional coupler written with femtosecond fiber laser," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 18, 2174-2176 (2006).
  71. A. Garcia-Navarro, J. Olivares, G. Garcia, F. Agullo-Lopez, S. Garcia-Blanco, C. Merchant, and J. S. Aitchison, "Fabrication of optical waveguides in KGW by swift heavy ion beam irradiation," Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 249, 177-180 (2006).
  72. A. S. Helmy, P. Martin, J. P. Landesman, A. C. Bryce, J. S. Aitchison, and J. H. Marsh, "Spatially resolved photoluminescence and Raman spectroscopy of bandgap gratings fabricated in GaAs/AlAs superlattice waveguide using quantum well intermixing," Journal of Crystal Growth 288, 53-56 (2006).
  73. T. C. Kleckner, A. S. Helmy, K. Zeaiter, D. C. Hutchings, and J. S. Aitchison, "Dispersion and modulation of the linear optical properties of GaAs-AlAs superlattice waveguides using quantum-well intermixing," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 42, pp. 280-286 (2006).
  74. A. L. Moura, M. T. de Araujo, M. V. D. Vermelho, and J. S. Aitchison, "Improved stability of the induced second-order nonlinearity in soft glass by thermal poling," Journal of Applied Physics 100, 5 (2006).
  75. U. Peschel, F. Lederer, R. Morandotti, H. S. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, and J. S. Aitchison, "Effects of linear modes on the evolution of discrete solitons," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics 23, 62-66 (2006).
  76. C. A. Merchant, J. S. Aitchison, S. Garcia-Blanco, C. Hnatovsky, R. S. Taylor, F. Agullo-Rueda, A. J. Kellock, and J. E. E. Baglin, "Direct observation of waveguide formation in KGd(WO4)2 by low dose H+ ion implantation," Applied Physics Letters 89, 3 (2006).
  77. M. S. Wheeler, J. S. Aitchison, and M. Mojahedi, "Coated nonmagnetic spheres with a negative index of refraction at infrared frequencies," Physical Review B 73, 7 (2006).
  78. J. Meier, G. I. Stegeman, D. N. Christodoulides, R. Morandotti, G. Salamo, H. Yang, M. Sorel, Y. Silberberg, and J. S. Aitchison, "Incoherent blocker soliton interactions in Kerr waveguide arrays," Optics Letters 30, 3174-3176 (2005).
  79. J. Meier, G. I. Stegeman, D. N. Christodoulides, R. Morandotti, M. Sorel, H. Yang, G. Salamo, J. S. Aitchison, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear beam interactions in 1D discrete Kerr systems," Optics Express 13, 1797-1807 (2005).
  80. S. Garcia-Blanco, and J. S. Aitchison, "Direct electron beam writing of optical devices on Ge-doped flame hydrolysis deposited silica," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 11, 528-538 (2005).
  81. J. Hubner, H. M. van Driel, and J. S. Aitchison, "Ultrafast deflection of spatial solitons in AlxGa1-xAs slab waveguides," Optics Letters 30, 3168-3170 (2005).
  82. A. Cleary, S. Garcia-Blanco, A. Glidle, J. S. Aitchison, P. Laybourn, and J. M. Cooper, "An integrated fluorescence array as a platform for lab-on-a-chip technology using multimode interference splitters," IEEE Sensors Journal 5, 1315-1320 (2005).
  83. S. Garcia-Blanco, A. S. Jacqueline, B. Poumellec, and J. S. Aitchison, "Raman characterization of planar waveguides fabricated by electron-beam irradiation of germanium-doped flame hydrolysis deposited silica," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 351, 2085-2090 (2005).
  84. T. C. Kleckner, D. Modotto, A. Locatelli, J. P. Mondia, S. Linden, R. Morandotti, C. De Angelis, C. R. Stanley, H. M. van Driel, and J. S. Aitchison, "Design, fabrication, and characterization of deep-etched waveguide gratings," Journal of Lightwave Technology 23, 3832-3842 (2005).
  85. B. Leesti, A. J. Zilkie, J. S. Aitchison, M. Mojahedi, R. H. Wang, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, and K. J. Malloy, "Broad-band wavelength up-conversion of picosecond pulses via four-wave mixing in a quantum-dash waveguide," Ieee Photonics Technology Letters 17, 1046-1048 (2005).
  86. Y. Linzon, I. Ilsar, D. Cheskis, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, and S. Bar-Ad, "Near-field imaging of nonlinear pulse propagation in planar silica waveguides," Physical Review E 72, 5 (2005).
  87. A. Major, J. S. Aitchison, P. W. E. Smith, F. Druon, P. Georges, B. Viana, and G. P. Aka, "Z-scan measurements of the nonlinear refractive indices of novel Yb-doped laser crystal hosts," Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics 80, 199-201 (2005).
  88. A. Major, J. S. Aitchison, P. W. E. Smith, N. Langford, and A. I. Ferguson, "Efficient Raman shifting of high-energy picosecond pulses into the eye-safe 1.5-mu m spectral region by use of a KGd(WO4)(2) crystal," Optics Letters 30, 421-423 (2005).
  89. P. V. S. Marques, P. J. Moreira, D. Alexandre, M. Melo, T. E. A. Schmidt, R. Muenzner, A. M. P. Leite, and J. S. Aitchison, "Photosensitive materials for integrated optic applications," Fiber and Integrated Optics 24, 149-169 (2005).
  90. J. Meier, D. N. Christodoulides, G. I. Stegeman, H. Yang, G. Salamo, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, and Y. Silberberg, "Wide beam stabilities and instabilities in one dimensional arrays of Kerr-nonlinear channel waveguides," Opto-Electronics Review 13, 75-84 (2005).
  91. J. Meier, J. Hudock, D. N. Christodoulides, G. I. Stegeman, H. Y. Yang, G. Salamo, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, and Y. Silberberg, "Excitation of strongly confined scalar and vector self-trapped beams in one-dimensional arrays of Kerr-nonlinear channel waveguides," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics 22, 1432-1436 (2005).
  92. J. Meier, G. I. Stegeman, D. N. Christodoulides, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti, H. Yang, G. Salamo, M. Sorel, and J. S. Aitchison, "Beam interactions with a blocker soliton in one-dimensional arrays," Optics Letters 30, 1027-1029 (2005).
  93. I. V. Mel'nikov, and J. S. Aitchison, "Gap soliton memory in a resonant photonic crystal," Applied Physics Letters 87, 3 (2005).
  94. E. Vekris, V. Kitaev, G. von Freymann, D. D. Perovic, J. S. Aitchison, and G. A. Ozin, "Buried linear extrinsic defects in colloidal photonic crystals," Advanced Materials 17, 1269- (2005).
  95. M. S. Wheeler, J. S. Aitchison, and M. Mojahedi, "Three-dimensional array of dielectric spheres with an isotropic negative permeability at infrared frequencies," Physical Review B 72, 4 (2005).
  96. M. S. Wheeler, J. S. Aitchison, and M. Mojahedi, "Negative refraction in a photonic crystal with a metallic cross lattice basis," Physical Review B 71, 8 (2005).
  97. I. V. Mel'nikov, J. W. Haus, and J. S. Aitchison, "Spontaneous emission trapping and steering in a two-dimensional photonic bandgap structure," Optics Communications 244, 279-283 (2005).
  98. D. Modotto, J. P. Mondia, S. Linden, H. W. Tan, R. Morandotti, T. C. Kleckner, A. Locatelli, C. De Angelis, H. M. van Driel, C. R. Stanley, and J. S. Aitchison, "Asymmetric spectrum evolution of high power short pulses in AlGaAs waveguides," Optics Communications 249, 201-208 (2005).
  99. R. Morandotti, H. S. Eisenberg, D. Mandelik, Y. Silberberg, D. Modotto, M. Sorel, C. R. Stanley, and J. S. Aitchison, "Optics in non homogeneous waveguide arrays," Opto-Electronics Review 13, 103-106 (2005).
  100. R. Morandotti, D. Mandelik, Y. Silberberg, J. S. Aitchison, M. Sorel, D. N. Christodoulides, A. A. Sukhorukov and Y. S. Kivshar “Observation of discrete gap solitons in binary waveguide arrays” Opt. Lett. 29, pp. 2890 – 2892 (2004)
  101. I. P. Nikolakakos, A. Major, J. S. Aitchison and P. W. E. Smith “Broadband Characterization of the Nonlinear Optical Properties of Common Reference Materials” IEEE J. Selected topics in QE 10, pp. 1164 – 1171, (2004)
  102. B. I. Mantsyzov, I. V. Mel’nikov and J. S. Aitchison “Dynamic Control Over Optical Solitons in a Resonant Photonic Crystal” IEEE J. Selected topics in QE 10, pp. 893 – 900, (2004)
  103. N. C. Panoiu, D. Mihalache, D. Mazilu, I. V. Mel’nikov, J. S. Aitchoson, F. Lederer and R. M. Osgood “Dynamics of Dual-Frequency solitons under the Influence of Frequency-Sliding Filters, Third-Order Dispersion and Intrapulse Raman Scattering” IEEE J. Selected topics in QE 10, pp. 885 – 862, (2004)
  104. S. Garcia-Blanco, E Alfaro-Cid, R. M. De La Rue and J. S. Aitchison “Generic Algorithm-Based Characterization of the optical Properties of Fleam-Hydrolysis Deposited Silica Waveguides” IEEE, J. Lightwave. Tech. 22, pp.2801 – 2807, (2004)
  105. S. Garcia-Blanco, A. Glidle, J. M. Cooper, R. M. De La Rue and J. S. Aitchison “Characterization of germanium-doped silica layers deposited by flame-hydrolysis” Opt. Materials 27, pp. 365 – 371, (2004)
  106. A. Major, J. S. Aitchison, P. W. E. Smith, N. Langford, and A. I. Ferguson “Coherent two-photon absorption spectroscopy fo the Raman active KGd(WO4)2 crystal” Opt. Lett. 29, pp. 2896 – 2898, (2004)
  107. A. Major, F. Yoshino, J. S. Aitchison, P. W. E. Smith, E. Sorokin and I. T. Sorokina “Ultrafast nonresonant third-order nonlinearities in ZnSe for photonic Switching at telecom wavelengths” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, pp. 4606 – 4608, (2004)
  108. M. A. Magana-Cervantes, R. De La Rue, D. Modotto, C. De Angelis, R. Morandotti, S. Linden, J. P. Mondia, H. M. van Driel and J. S. Aitchison “Kerr nonlinear effects in AlGaAs multimode waveguides” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, pp 3390 – 3392, (2004)
  109. J. Meier, G. I. Stegeman, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti and J. S. Aitchison “Nonlinear Optical beam interactions in waveguide arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 093903, (2004)
  110. S. G. Blanco, J. S. Aitchison, C. Hnatovsky and R. S. Taylor “Microreflectivity characterization of the two-dimensional refractive index distribution of electron-beam-written optical waveguides in germanium-doped flame-hydrolysis silica” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, pp 1314 – 1316, (2004)
  111. A. Major, F. Yoshino, J. S. Aitchison and P.W.E. Smith “Wide spectral range, third order autocorrelator based on ultrafast nonresonant nonlinear refraction” Opt. Lett. 29, pp.1945 – 1947, (2004)
  112. S. Linden, J. P. Mondia, H. M. Van Driel, T. C. Kleckner, C. R. Stanley, D. Modotto, A. Locatelli, C. De Angelis, R. Morandotti and J. S. Aitchison “nonlinear transmission of a deep-etched microstructured waveguide” Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, pp. 5437 – 5439, (2004)
  113. B. I. Mantsyzov, I. V. Mel’nikov and J. S. Aitchison “Controlling light by light in a one-dimensional resonant photonic crystal” Phys. Rev. E. 69, 055602, (2004)
  114. J. Meier, G. I. Stegeman, D. N. Christodoulides, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti, H. Yang, G. Salamo, M. Sorel and J. S. Aitchison “Experimental Observation of Discrete Modulation Instability” Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 163902, (2004)
  115. D. Mandelik, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison and Y. Silberberg “Gap Solitons in Waveguide Arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 093904, (2004)
  116. A. Major, F. Yoshino, I. Nikolakakos, J. S. Aitchison and P. W. E. Smith “Dispersion of the nonlinear refractive index in sapphire” Opt. Lett. 29, pp. 602 – 604, (2004)
  117. D. Mandelik, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison and Y. Silberberg “Gap Solitons in Waveguide Arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 093904, (2004)
  118. A. Major, F. Yoshino, I. Nikolakakos, J. S. Aitchison and P. W. E. Smith “Dispersion of the nonlinear refractive index in sapphire” Opt. Lett. 29, pp. 602 – 604, (2004)
  119. I. V. Melnikov, J. S. Aitchison and B. I. Mantsyzov “Gap Solitons in a nonuniform resonant structure” Opt. Lett. 29, pp. 289 – 291 (2004)
  120. A. Schauer, I. V. Mel’nikov and J. S. Aitchison “Collisions of orthogonally polarized spatial solitons in AlGaAs slab waveguides” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 21, pp. 57 – 62, (2004)
  121. D. Cheskis, S. Bar-Ad, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, H. S. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, D. Ross. “Strong spatiotemporal localization in a silica nonlinear waveguide array” Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 223901, (2003)
  122. J. Meier, J. Hudock, D. Christodoulides, G. I. Stegeman, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti and J. S. Aitchison „Discrete Vector Solitons in Kerr Nonlinear Waveguide Arrays“ Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 143907, (2003)
  123. A. Major, I. Nikolakakos, J. S. Aitchison, A. I. Ferguson, N. Langford and P.W.E. Smith. Characterization of the nonlinear refractive index of the laser crystal. Yb:KGd(WO4)2 Appl. Phys. B 77, pp. 433 – 436, (2003)
  124. D. Mandelik, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti and J. S. Aitchison Observation of mutuallky trapped multi-band optical breathers in waveguide arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 253902, (2003)
  125. C. De Angelis, G. Nalesso, D. Modotto, M. Midrio, A. Locatelli and J. S. Aitchison “Multiple-scale coupled-mode theory for second-harmonic generation in periodic structures” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 20, pp. 1853 – 1865, (2003)
  126. R. Morandotti, H. S. Eisenberg, D Mandelik, Y. Silberberg, D. Modotto, M. Sorel, C. R. Stanley, and J. S. Aitchison, "Interactions of discrete solitons with defects and interfaces" Opt. Lett.28, pp.834 – 836, (2003)
  127. A. S. Jacqueline, S. Garcia Blanco, B. Poumellec, and J. S. Aitchison, "Dependence on Ge doping of specific volume change in silica induced by electron beam irradiation" J. Non. Cryst. Solid. 322, pp. 284 – 288, (2003)
  128. S. Garcia Blanco, A.J. Kellock, J.E.E. Baglin, A. Glidle, J. M. Cooper, R. M. De la Rue, and J. S. Aitchison. "Fabrication of optical waveguides by 2 MeV Ar+ implantation of germanium doped flame-hydrolysis deposited silica" Nuclear Instruments and Methods B, 206, 440 – 443, (2003)
  129. V. Loyo-Maldonalo, H. K. Lee, C. R, Stanley S. Venugopal Rao, K. Moutzouris, M. Ebrahimzadeh and J. S. Aitchison, "Generation of ultra short electrical pulses in semiconductor Waveguides" Photon. Tech. Lett. 15, p.428, (2003)
  130. D. Mandelik, H. S. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti and J. S. Aitchison “Band-gap structure of waveguide arrays and excitation of Floquet-Bloch solitons” Phys Rev. Lett.90, #053902-1, (2003)
  131. J. M. Ruano, A. Glidle, A. Cleary, A. Warmsley, J. S. Aitchison, and J. M. Cooper "Design and Fabrication of a Silica on Silicon Integrated Optical Biochip as a Fluorescence Microarray Platform" Biosensors and Bioelecrtonics, 18, pp. 175 – 184, (2003)
  132. P. V. S. Marques, J. R. Bonar, A. M. P. Leite., and J. S. Aitchison. "Simultaneous UV direct writing of channel waveguides and Bragg gratings in germanium doped planar silica" J Sel topics QE 8, pp.1316 – 1322, (2002)
  133. D. N. Messias, M. V. D. Vermelho, M. T. De Araujo, A. S. Gouveia-Neto and J. S. Aitchison “Blue Energy Up-conversion Emission in Thulium-doped SiO2 – P2O5 channel waveguides excited at 1.064 mm” IEEE J. Quant. Electron. QE- 38, pp. 1647 – 1650, (2002)
  134. U. Peschel, R. Morandotti, J. M. Arnold, J. S. Aitchison, H. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, T. Pertsch and F. Lederer "Optical Discrete solitons in waveguide arrays 2: Dynamic properties" J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 19, pp. 2637 – 2644, (2002)
  135. H. S. Eisenberg, R. Morandotti, Y. Silberberg, J. M. Arnold, G. Pennelli and J. S. Aitchison "Optical Discrete Solitons in waveguide arrays I. Soliton Formation" J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 19, pp. 2938 – 2944, (2002)
  136. R. R. Malendevich, L. Friedrich, G. I. Stegeman, J. M. Soto-Crespo, N. N. Akhmediev, J. S. Aitchison, “Radiation-related polarization instability of Kerr spatial vector solitons” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., 19, pp. 695 – 702, (2002)
  137. D. N. Messias, M. V. D. Vermelho, A. S. Gouveia-Neto, and J. S. Aitchison “All optical integrated up-conversion fluorescence-based point temperature sensing system using Er3+-doped silica-on-silicon waveguides” Rev. Sci. Inst. 73, pp. 476 – 479, (2002)
  138. R. Malendevich, L. Jankovic, G. I. Stegeman and J. S. Aitchison "Spatial Modulation Instability in a Kerr Slab waveguide" Opt. Lett. 26, pp. 1879-1881 (2001)

    Papers from the University of Glasgow


  139. B. C. Qiu, X. F. Liu, M. L. Ke, H. K. Lee, A. C. Bryce, J. S. Aitchison and J. H. Marsh "Monolithic Fabrication of 2x2 cross-point switches in InGaAs-InAlGaAs multiple quantum wells using quantum well intermixing" Photon. Tech. Lett. 13., pp. 1292 – 1294, (2001)
  140. S. Garcia Blanco, A. Glidle, J. H. Davies, J. S. Aitchison and J. M. Cooper "Densification of flame hydrolysis silica when irradiated with an electron beam" Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, pp. 2889- 2891, (2001)
  141. M. V. D. Vermelho, M. T. deAraujo, E. A. Gouveia, A. S. Gouveia-Neto and J. S. Aitchison "Efficient and thermal enhanced 480 nm up-conversion in Tm3+/Yb3+ - codoped silica-on-silicon channel waveguides pumped at 1060 nm" Opt. Materials., 17, pp. 419 - 423, (2001)
  142. H. S. Eisenberg, R. Morandotti, Y. Silberberg, S. Bar-Ad, D. Ross and J. S. Aitchison. "Kerr Spatio-Temporal Self-focusing in a Planar Glass Waveguide" Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, art. Num. 043902, (2001).
  143. R. Morandotti, H. S. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, M. Sorel and J. S. Aitchison "Self-focusing and defocusing in waveguide arrays" Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, pp. 3296 - 3299, (2001)
  144. C. De. Angelis, F. Gringoli, M. Midrio, D. Modotto, J. S. Aitchison and C. F. Nalesso "Conversion Efficiency for Second Harmonic Generation in Photonic Crystals" J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 18, pp. 348 - 351, (2001)
  145. U. Peschel, F. Lederer, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, H. Eisenberg and Y. Silberberg "Steering and locking of discrete solitons in optical waveguide arrays" Acta Physics Polonica A, 99, pp. 57. - 65 (2001)
  146. R. D. Gardner, I. Andonovic, D. K. Hunter, A. Hamoudi, A. McLaughlin, J. S. Aitchison and J. H. Marsh. "Multi-gigabit WDM optical networking for next generation avionics system communications" Opt and laser Eng. 33, pp 277 - 297 (2000)
  147. A. Saher-Helmy, D. C. Hutchings, T. C. Kleckner, J. H. Marsh, A. C. Bryce, J. M. Arnold, C. R. Stanley, J. S. Aitchison, C. T. A. Brown, K. Moutzouris and M. Ebrahimzadeh "Quasi-Phase matching in GaAs-AlAs superlattice waveguides via bandgap tuning using quantum well intermixing" Opt. Lett. 25, pp.1370 - 1372, (2000)
  148. P. Dumais, A. Villeneuve, A. Saher-Helmy, J. S. Aitchison, L. Friedrich, R. A. Fuerst and G. I. Stegeman. "Towards soliton emission in asymmetric GaAs/AlGaAs multi-quantum-well waveguides structures below half the band gap" Opt. Lett. 25, pp. 1282-1284, (2000)
  149. H. S. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti and J. S. Aitchison "Diffraction Management" Phys. Rev.Lett. 85, pp. 1863 - 1866 (2000)
  150. V. Loyo-Maldonado, S. D. McDougall, J. H. Marsh and J. S. Aitchison "Demonstration of passive Q-switching in a multiple Quantum Well InGaAs/AlGaInAs Diode Laser" Electron. Lett. 36, pp.952-953, (2000)
  151. S. D. McDougall, M. J. Jubber, O. P. Kowalski, J. H. Marsh and J. S. Aitchison. "GaAs/AlGaAs waveguide p-i-n photodiodes with non-absorbing input facets fabricated by quantum well intermixing" Electron. Lett., 36, pp. 749-750, (2000)
  152. N. G. R. Broderick, P. Millar, D. J. Richardson, J. S. Aitchison, R. De La Rue, T. Krauss. “Spectral features associated with nonlinear pulse compression in Bragg gratings” Opt. Lett. 10, pp.740-742, (2000)
  153. M. V. D. Vermelho, U. Peschel and J. S. Aitchison “Simple and accurate procedure for modeling high concentration erbium doped waveguide amplifiers and lasers” J. Lightwave. Tech., 18, pp. 401 - 408, (2000)
  154. B. C. Qiu, Y. H. Qian, O. P. Kowalski, A. C. Bryce, J. S. Aitchison, R. M. De La Rue, J. H. Marsh, M. Owen, I. H. White, R. V. Penty, A. Franzen, D. K. Hunter and I. Andonovic. “Low cost fabrication of 2x2 cross-point switches” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 12, pp. 287 -289, (2000)
  155. J. M. Ruano, V. Benoit, J. S. Aitchison and J. M. Cooper “Flame Hydrolysis Deposition of Silica on Silicon for the integration of optical and micro-fluidic devices for Lab-on-a-chip Technology” Analytical Chemistry, 72, pp.1093 - 1097, (2000)
  156. U. Peschel, K. Bubke, D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison and J. M. Arnold “Optical Rectification in a travelling wave geometry” Phys. Rev. A., 60, pp. 4918 - 4926, (1999)
  157. R. Morandotti, U. Peschel, J. S. Aitchison, H. Eisenberg and Y. Silberberg. “Optical Bloch Oscillations in Waveguide arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, pp. 4756-4759, (1999)
  158. S. D. McDougall, O. P. Kowalski, J. H. Marsh, and J. S. Aitchison “Broad optical bandwidth InGaAs-InAlGaAs light emitting diodes fabricated using a laser annealing process” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, pp 1557-1559, (1999)
  159. R. Morandotti, U. Peschel, J. S. Aitchison, H. Eisenberg and Y. Silberberg. “Peculiar dynamics of discrete solitons in waveguide arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett., 83, pp.2726-2729, (1999)
  160. U. Peschel, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, H. S. Eisenberg and Y. Silberberg. “Non-linearly induced escape from a defect state in waveguide arrays”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 75, pp.1348-1350, (1999).
  161. L. Friedrich, G. I. Stegeman, P. Millar and J. S. Aitchison “1x4 optical interconnect using electronically controlled angle steering of spatial solitons” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, pp. 988-990, (1999).
  162. J. M. Ruano, D. Ortega, J. R. Bonar, A. J. McLaughlin, M. G. Jubber, J. M. Cooper and J. S. Aitchison. “Fabrication of deep holes and channels for biological assays in flame hydrolysis deposited glass” Microelectronic Engineering, 46, pp.419-422, (1999)
  163. A. Saher-Helmy, A. C. Bryce, C. N. Ironside, J. S. Aitchison and J. H. Marsh “Raman Spectroscopy for Characterizing Compositional Intermixing in GaAs/AlGaAs Heterostructures” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, pp. 3978-3980, (1999)
  164. P. Millar, T. Krauss, R. M. De La Rue, J. S. Aitchison, N. G. R. Broderick and D. J. Richardson. “Nonlinear propagation effects in an AlGaAs Bragg grating filter” Opt. Lett. 24, pp. 685-687, (1999)
  165. A. Saher-Helmy, S. K. Murad, A. C. Bryce, J. S. Aitchison, J. H. Marsh, S. E. Hicks, C. D. W. Wilkinson “Control of silica cap properties by oxygen plasma treatment for single cap selective impurity free vacancy disordering” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, pp.732-734, (1999)
  166. D. Ortega, J. M. Aldariz, J. M. Arnold and J. S. Aitchison "Analysis of Quasi-Modes in Periodic Segmented Waveguides” J. Lightwave Tech. 17, pp. 369-375, (1999)
  167. D. C. Hutchings, J. M. Arnold and J. S. Aitchison “Theory of mixed-polarisation spatial solitons in anisotropic cubic media” Opt. and Quant. Electron. 30, pp. 771-782, (1998)
  168. J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, G. I. Stegeman and N. Akhmediev “One-Dimensional Spatial Solitons in AlGaAs waveguides ” Opt. and Quant. Electron. 30, pp.649-672, (1998)
  169. J. S. Aitchison and G. I. Stegeman “Special Issue on Spatial Solitons” Opt. and Quant. Electron. 30, pp. 501-502, (1998)
  170. H. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti, A. R. Boyd and J. S. Aitchison “Discrete spatial optical solitons in waveguide arrays” Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, pp. 3383-3386, (1998)
  171. J. S. Aitchison, M. W. Street, N. D. Whitbread, D. C. Hutchings, J. H. Marsh, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett “Control of the second order nonlinear tensor components in multiple quantum well structures” J. Selected Topics in QE. (Invited) 4, pp. 695 - 700, (1998)
  172. A. Saher-Helmy, J. S. Aitchison and J. H. Marsh “Quantitative Model for the kinetics of Compositional Intermixing in GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Confined Heterostructures” J. Selected Topics in QE. 4, pp. 653 - 660, (1998)
  173. A. Saher-Helmy, N. P. Johnson, M. L. Ke, A. C. Bryce, J. S. Aitchison, J. H. Marsh, I. Gontijo, G. S. Buller, J. Davidson and P. Dawson. “A Study of Impurity-Free Vacancy Disordering in GaAs/AlGaAs for Improved Modeling” J. Selected Topics in QE. 4, pp. 661 - 668, (1998)
  174. L. Friedrich, G. I. Stegeman, P. Millar, C. J. Hamilton and J. S. Aitchison “Dynamical, electronically controlled angle steering of spatial solitons in AlGaAs slab waveguides” Opt. Lett., 23, pp. 1438-1440, (1998)
  175. A. J. McLaughlin, J. R. Bonar, M. G. Jubber, P. V. S. Marques, S. E. Hicks, C. D. W. Wilkinson and J. S. Aitchison “Deep, vertical etching of flame hydrolysis deposited hi-silica glass files for optoelectronic and bioelectronic applications” J. Vac. Sci. B vol. 16, 1860-1863, (1998)
  176. M. G. Jubber, A. J. McLaughlin, J. H. Marsh, J. S. Aitchison, P. John, C. E. Troupe and J. I. B. Wilson. "Micromachined pattern transfer into CVD diamond" Diamond and Related Materials, 7, pp. 1148-1154, (1998)
  177. P. Dumais, A. Villeneuve, A. Saher-Helmy, J. S. Aitchison “Soliton-emitting AlGaAs waveguide” (Invited paper) Optics Express.2, pp.455 - 461, (1998)
  178. X. Liu, S. Thoms, J. S. Aitchison, R. M. De La Rue, J. A. R. Williams, L. Everall and I. Bennion. “Surface roughness reduction and diffraction efficiency optimisation for e-beam written phase masks” Microelecton. Eng., 42, pp. 199-202, (1998)
  179. J. R. Bonar, M.V.D. Vermelho, P.V.S. Marques, A. J. McLaughlin and J. S. Aitchison "Fluorescence lifetime measurement of aerosol doped Er3+ in phosphosilicate planar waveguides" Optics Comms.149, pp. 27 - 32, (1998)
  180. J. S. Aitchison, C. J. Hamilton, M. W. Street, N. D. Whitbread, D. C. Hutchings, J. H. Marsh, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett. “Control of the Second and Third Order Nonlinearities in GaAs/AlGaAs Multiple Quantum Wells” Invited Paper Pure and Applied Optics 7, pp. 327-333, (1998)
  181. D. Ortega, R. M. De La Rue and J. S.Aitchison “Cut-off wavelength of periodically segmented waveguides in Ti:LiNbO3" J. Light. Tech., 16, pp. 284 - 291, (1998)
  182. J. S. Aitchison, J. D. Prohaska and E. M. Vogel " The Nonlinear Optical Properties of Glass" Invited Paper Metals Materials and Processes, 8, p.277 - 290, (1997)
  183. A. Saher-Helmy, J. S. Aitchison and J. H. Marsh. “The Kinetics of Intermixing of GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Confined Heterostructures” Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, p.2998, (1997)
  184. P. Millar, J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman and A. Villeneuve. "Ultrafast switching in Nonlinear Multi-guide Couplers" JOSA B special issue on nonlinear optics. 14, pp. 3224 - 3231, (1997)
  185. J. S. Aitchison, D. C. Hutchings, J. M. Arnold, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, E. Ostrovskaya and N. N. Akhmediev and "Vector spatial solitons in AlGaAs waveguides" JOSA B special issue on nonlinear optics, 14, pp. 3032-3037, (1997)
  186. N. Bélanger, A. Villeneuve and J. S. Aitchison “Soliton-like pulses in self-defocusing AlGaAs waveguides” JOSA B special issue on nonlinear optics. 14, p. 3003 - 3012, (1997)
  187. M. W. Street, N. D. Whitbread, D. C. Hutchings, J. M. Arnold, J. H. Marsh, J. S. Aitchison, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett “Quantum well intermixing for the control of second order nonlinear effects in AlGaAs MQW waveguides” Opt. Lett. 22, p. 1660 - 1602, (1997)
  188. L. A. Everall, K. Sugden, J. A. R. Williams, I. Bennion, X. Liu, J. S. Aitchison and R. M. De La Rue “Fabrication of Multi-passband Moiré Resonators in fibres by dual phase mask exposure method” Opt. Lett. 22, p. 1473 - 1475, (1997)
  189. J. R. Bonar, M. V. D. Vermelho, A. J. McLaughlin, P.V.S. Marques, J. S. Aitchison, J. F. Martins-Filho, A. G. Bezerra, A.S.L. Gomes and Cid. B. de Araujo "Blue light emission in thulium doped silica-on-silicon waveguide" Opt. Comm., 141, pp. 137 - 140, (1997)
  190. P. Millar, R. Harkins and J. S. Aitchison. “Fabrication of Low Loss Grating Filters in AlGaAs waveguide by Direct Electron Beam Writing” Electron. Lett. 33, pp.1031-1032, (1997)
  191. M. W. Street, N. D. Whitbread, C. J. Hamilton, B. Vögele, C. R. Stanley, D. C. Hutchings, J. H. Marsh, J. S. Aitchison, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett. "Control of second order nonlinearities in GaAs/AlGaAs Asymmetric Multiple Quantum Well Waveguides" Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, pp.2804-2806, (1997)
  192. E. A. Ostrovskaya, N. N. Akhmediev, G. I. Stegeman, J. U. Kang and J. S. Aitchison "Mixed-mode spatial solitons in semiconductor waveguides" JOSA B., 14, pp. 880 - 887, (1997)
  193. D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison and J. M. Arnold "Nonlinear refractive coupling and vector solitons in anisotropic cubic media" JOSA B, 14, pp.869-879, (1997)
  194. J. U. Kang, C. J. Hamilton, J. S. Aitchison and G. I. Stegeman “Spatial Soliton Robustness against spatially anisotropic phase perturbations” Appl. Phys. Lett., 70, pp. 1363-1365, (1997)
  195. X. Liu, J. S. Aitchison, R. M. De La Rue, S. Thoms, L. Zhang, J. A. R. Williams and I. Bennion. “Electron Beam Lithography of Phase Mask Gratings for Near Field Holographic Production of Optical Fibre Gratings” Microelecton. Eng. 35, pp. 345-348, (1997)
  196. J. S. Aitchison, D. C. Hutchings, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman and A. Villeneuve. "The nonlinear optical properties of AlGaAs at the half band gap" IEEE. J. Quant. Electron. QE-33, pp. 341-348, (1997)
  197. J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison and N. Akhmediev "Manakov Spatial Solitons" Optics and Photons 7, p. 30, (1996)
  198. N. Bélanger, A. Villeneuve and J. S. Aitchison "Bright Temporal Soliton-like Pulses in Self-defocusing Media" Optics and Photonics. 7, p. 29, (1996)
  199. J. R. Bonar and J. S. Aitchison. "Co-doping Effects in Rare Earth Doped Planar Waveguides" Proc. IEE - Optoelectronics 143, pp.293-297, (1996)
  200. J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, A. Villeneuve and J. S. Aitchison "AlGaAs below half bandgap: A laboratory for spatial solitons" Pure and Applied Optics, 5, pp.583 - 594, (1996)
  201. C. J. Hamilton, B. Vögele, J. S. Aitchison, G. T. Kennedy, W. Sibbett, W. Biehlig, U. Peschel, T. Peschel and F. Lederer. "Bright solitary pulses in AlGaAs waveguides at half-the-band-gap" Opt. Lett. 21, pp.1226-1228, (1996)
  202. C. J. Hamilton, J. H. Marsh, D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett. "Localised Kerr type nonlinearities in GaAs/AlGaAs MQW structures at 1.55 µm" Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, pp.3078 - 3080, (1996)
  203. J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S Aitchison and N. N. Akhmediev "Observation of Manakov spatial solitons in AlGaAs Planar Waveguides" Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, pp.3699-3702, (1996)
  204. P. Dumais, A. Villeneuve and J. S. Aitchison "Bright temporal soliton like pulses in self-defocusing AlGaAs waveguides near 800 nm." Opt. Lett. 21, p.260, (1996)
  205. J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman and J. S. Aitchison "One-Dimensional Spatial Soliton Dragging, trapping and All-Optical Switching in AlGaAs Waveguides" Opt. Lett. 21, p.189, (1996)
  206. G. J. M. Krijnen, A. Villeneuve, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, P. V. Lambeck and H. J. W. M. Hockstra "Modelling of a versatile all-optical mach-zehnder switch" Guided wave optoelectronics. pp.187-196, (1995)
  207. J. S. Aitchison, A. Villeneuve and G. I. Stegeman "Nonlinear directional couplers in AlGaAs" Journal of nonlinear Opt. Phys. and Mat. 4, pp.871-891, (1995)
  208. A. Villeneuve, P. Mamyshev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison and C.N. Ironside."Efficient time-domain demultiplexing with separate signal and control wavelengths in an AlGaAs nonlinear directional coupler" IEEE J. Quant. Electron. 31, p.2165-2172, (1995)
  209. J. Bell, K. Al-Hemyari, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett "Demonstration of All-Optical Switching in a symmetric Mach-Zehnder Interferometer" Electron. Lett. 31, p.2095, (1995)
  210. J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang and G. I. Stegeman "Signal gain due to polarization coupling in an AlGaAs channel waveguide" Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, p.2456, (1995)
  211. J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman and J. S. Aitchison "Weak beam trapping by bright spatial solitons in AlGaAs planar waveguides" Opt. Lett. 20, p. 2069, (1995)
  212. C. J. Hamilton, S. E. Hicks, B. Vögele, J. H. Marsh and J. S. Aitchison. "Suppression of Bandgap shifts in GaAs/AlGaAs multiple quantum wells using hydrogen plasma processing" Electron Lett. 31, p.1393 (1995)
  213. A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison and G. I. Stegeman "Unity ratio of cross- to self-phase modulation in bulk AlGaAs and AlGaAs/GaAs MQW waveguides at half the band gap" Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, p.760 (1995)
  214. V. V. Afanasjev, J. S. Aitchison and Y. Kivshar "Splitting of high order spatial solitons under the action of two-photon absorption" Opt. Commun. 116, p. 331 - 338 (1995)
  215. D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison, B. S. Wherrett, G. T. Kennedy and W. Sibbett. "Polarisation dependence of ultrafast nonlinear refraction in an AlGaAs waveguide at the half-band gap" Opt. Lett. 20, p.991, (1995)
  216. A. Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, B. Vögele, R. Tapella, J. U. Kang, C. Trevino and G. I. Stegeman. "New waveguide design for minimum nonlinear effective area and switching energy, in AlGaAs at half the band gap" Electron Lett. 31, p.549 (1995)
  217. A.Villeneuve, P. Mamyshev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison and C. N. Ironside "Time Domain All-Optical Demultiplexing with a semiconductor directional coupler" Appl. Phys. Lett. 66, p.1668, (1995)
  218. J. S. Aitchison, A.Villeneuve and G. I. Stegeman "All-Optical Switching in two, cascaded, nonlinear directional couplers" Opt. Lett. 20, p.698, (1995)
  219. J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman and J. S. Aitchison. "All-Optical multiplexing of femtosecond signals using an AlGaAs nonlinear Directional Coupler" Electron. Lett., 31, p.118, (1995)
  220. J. R. Bonar, J. A. Bebbington, J. S. Aitchison, G. D. Maxwell and B. J. Ainslie. "Aerosol Doped Nd-planar silica waveguide laser" Electron Lett., 31, p.99, (1995)
  221. G. I. Stegeman, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, K. Alhemyari, C. C. Yang, C. H. Lin, H. H. Lin, G. T. Kennedy, R. S. Grant, and W. Sibbett."AlGaAs below half bandgap - the silicon of nonlinear optical materials" International Journal of nonlinear Optical Physics, 3, p.347 - 371, (1994)
  222. J. U. Kang, A. Villeneuve, M. Sheik-Bahae, G. I. Stegeman, K. Al-Hemyari, J. S. Aitchison and C. N. Ironside. "Effects of three photon absorption on all-optical switching devices in AlGaAs below half-the band gap" Appl. Phys. Lett. 65, p.147, (1994)
  223. A. Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang, P. G. Wigley and G. I. Stegeman "Integrated Ultrafast Saturable absorber" Opt. Lett. 19, p.761, (1994)
  224. P. V. Mamyshev, A. Villeneuve, G. I. Stegeman and J. S. Aitchsion "Steeable optical Waveguides formed by bright spatial solitons in AlGaAs" Electron. Lett. 30, p.726, (1994)
  225. J. R. Bonar, J. A. Bebbington, J. S. Aitchison, G. D. Maxwell and B. J. Ainslie" Low-threshold Nd-doped silica planar waveguide laser" Electron. Lett. vol.30, p.229, (1994)
  226. K. Al-Hemyari, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside and G. I. Stegeman. "Ultrafast All-Optical Switching in GaAlAs Directional Couplers at 1.55 µm, without multi-photon absorption" Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, pp.3562-3564, (1993)
  227. H. K. Tsang, P. P. Vasil'v, I. H. White, R. V. Penty and J. S. Aitchison "First Demonstration of two photon absorption in a semiconductor waveguide pumped by a diode laser" Electron. Lett. 29, p. 1660, (1993)
  228. H. K. Tsang, P. P. Vasil'v, I. H. White, R. V. Penty and J. S. Aitchison "First Demonstration of two photon absorption in a semiconductor waveguide pumped by a diode laser" Electron. Lett. 29, p. 1660, (1993)
  229. R. S. Grant, G. T. Kennedy, W. Sibbett and J. S. Aitchison "Coupled cavity mode-locking using passive AlGaAs waveguides" Opt. Lett 18, p.1600, (1993)
  230. C. N. Ironside, J S. Aitchison and J. M. Arnold, "An all-optical switch employing the cascaded second order nonlinear effect" IEEE J. Quant. Electron QE-29, pp.2650-2654, (1993)
  231. J. S. Aitchison, A.Villeneuve and G. I. Stegeman "All-optical switching in a nonlinear X-junction" Opt. Lett. 18, p.1153, (1993)
  232. D. C. Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison and C. N. Ironside "Nondegenerate phase shifts using a cascaded second-order nonlinearity" Opt. Lett. 29, pp. 793-795 (1993)
  233. A. Villeneuve, K. Al-Hemyari, J. U. Kang, C. N. Ironside, J. S. Aitchison and G. I. Stegeman" Demonstration of All-optical demultiplexing at 1555 nm with an AlGaAs directional coupler" Electron. Lett. 29, pp. 721-722, (1993)
  234. J. A. Bebbington, G. Barbarossa, J. R. Bonar and J. S. Aitchison "Rare earth doped silica waveguides on Si fabricated by flame hydrolysis deposition and aerosol doping" Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, pp. 337-339 (1993)
  235. A. Villeneuve, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside and C. C. Yang "Nonlinear Optics and Applications of AlGaAs below half the band gap" Optics and Photonics. 3, p9, (1992)
  236. J. S. Aitchison, K. Al-Hemyari, C. N. Ironside R. S. Grant and W. Sibbett "Observation of spatial solitons in AlGaAs waveguides" Electron. Lett. 28, pp. 1879-1880 (1992)
  237. K. Al-hemyari, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, G. T. Kennedy, R. S. Grant and W. Sibbett, "Ultrafast all-optical switching in a GaAlAs integrated interferometer in the 1.55 µm spectral region" Electon. Lett. 28, pp1090-1092 (1992)
  238. K. Al Hemyari, C. N. Ironside and J. S. Aitchison, “Resonant Nonlinear Optical Properties of GaAs/GaAlAs Single Quantum Well Waveguides and an Integrated Asymmetric Mach-Zehnder Interferometer” IEEE J. Quant. Electron. QE-28, pp.2051-2056 (1992)
  239. A. Villeneuve , C. C. Yang, P. G. J. Wigley, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison and C. N. Ironside, “Ultrafast All-Optical Switching in Semiconductor Nonlinear Directional Couplers at Half the Band Gap” Appl. Phys. Lett. 61, pp. 147-149 (1992)
  240. C. C. Yang, A. Villeneuve, G. I. Stegeman and J. S. Aitchison, “Effects of three photon absorption on nonlinear directional coupling” Opt. Lett. 17, pp. 710-712 (1992)
  241. J. S. Aitchison, A. H. Kean, C. N. Ironside, A. Villeneuve and G. I. Stegeman, "Ultrafast All-Optical Switching in an Al0.18Ga0.82As Directional Coupler in the 1.55 µm Spectral Region" Electron. Lett., 27, pp.1709-1710, (1991). This publication was awarded an IEE premium.

    Papers from Bellcore


  242. J. S. Aitchison, A. M. Weiner, Y. Silberberg, D. E. Leaird, M. K. Oliver, J. L. Jackel and P. W. E. Smith, "Experimental Observation of Spatial Soliton Interactions", Opt. Lett. 16, p15, (1991)
  243. J. S. Aitchison, Y. Silberberg, A. M. Weiner, M. K. Oliver, D. E. Leaird, J. L. Jackel, E. M. Vogel and P. W. E. Smith. "Spatial Optical Solitons in Planar Glass waveguides" JOSA B. 8, p1290, (1991)
  244. J. L. Jackel, E. M. Vogel and J. S. Aitchison. "Ion-Exchange Optical Waveguides for All-Optical Switching" Appl. Opt. 29, p3126, (1990)
  245. J. S. Aitchison, A. M. Weiner, Y. Silberberg, J. L. Jackel, E. M. Vogel, M. K. Oliver, D. E. Leaird and P. W. E. Smith. "Observation of Spatial Optical Solitons in a nonlinear Glass waveguide" Opt. Lett. 15, p471, (1990)
  246. J. S. Aitchison, M. K. Oliver, E. Kapon, E. Colas and P. W. E. Smith. "Role of Two-Photon Absorption in Ultrafast Semiconductor Switching Devices", Appl. Phys. Lett. 56 p1305, (1990)

    Papers from Ph.D at the Heriot Watt University


  247. J. D. Valera, J. S. Aitchison, D. J. Goodwill, A. C. Walker, I. D. Henning, and S. Ritchie “Modal Bistability in AlGaAs Leaky Waveguides” Journal De Physique, 49, pp. 561 - 563, (1988)
  248. J. S. Aitchison, J. D. Valera, A. C. Walker, S. Ritchie, P. M. Rodgers, P. McIlroy and G. I. Stegeman. "Whole-sample and localized induced-absorption optical Bistability in GaAlAs Waveguides" Appl. Phys. Lett. 51, p.561, (1987)
  249. A. C. Walker, J. S. Aitchison, S. Ritchie and P. M. Rodgers. "Bistability and Mulitstability in a passive GaAlAs Waveguide" Electron. Lett. 22 p.366 (1986) This publication was awarded an IEE premium.