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Selected Recent Group Publications

  • N. A. Naderi, F. Grillot, K. Yang, J. B. Wright, A. Gin, and L. F. Lester, "Two-color multi-section quantum dot distributed feedback laser," Optics Express 18 (26), pp. 27028-27035, (2010)

  • Yan Li, Furqan L. Chiragh, Yong-Chun Xin, Chang-Yi Lin, Junghoon Kim, Christos G. Christodoulou, and Luke. F. Lester, "Harmonic mode-locking using the double interval technique in quantum dot lasers," Optics Express, 18 (14), pp. 14637-14643, (2010)

  • C.-Y. Lin, Y.-C. Xin, J. H. Kim, C. G. Christodoulou, and L. F. Lester, "Compact Optical Generation of Microwave Signals Using a Monolithic Quantum Dot Passively Mode-Locked Laser", IEEE Photonics Journal, 1 (4), pp. 236-244 (2009)

  • M. Pochet, N. A. Naderi, N. Terry, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Dynamic behavior of an injection-locked quantum-dash Fabry-Perot laser at zero-detuning", Optics Express, 17(23), pp. 20623C20630, (2009)

  • C.-Y. Lin, Y.-C. Xin, Y. Li, F. L. Chiragh, and L. F. Lester, "Cavity design and characteristics of monolithic long-wavelength InAs/InP quantum dash passively mode-locked lasers", Optics Express 17 (22), pp. 19739C19748 (2009)

  • F. Grillot, C.-Y. Lin, N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, and L. F. Lester, "Optical feedback instabilities in a monolithic InAs/GaAs quantum dot passively mode-locked laser", Applied Physics Letters, 94(15), 2009

  • N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, F. Grillot, N. Terry, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Modeling the Injection-Locked Behavior of a Quantum Dash Semiconductor Laser", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 15(3), pp. 563-571, (2009).

  • Y.-C. Xin, D. J. Kane and L. F. Lester, "Frequency-resolved optical gating characterisation of passively modelocked quantum-dot laser", Electronics Letters, 44(21), pp. 1255-1257, (2008).

  • F. Grillot, B. Dagens, J. G. Provost, H. Su, and L. F. Lester, "Gain compression and above-threshold linewidth enhancement factor in 1.3 m InAs-GaAs quantum dot lasers", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 44(10), pp. 946-951, (2008).

  • R. B. Laghumavarapu, A. Moscho, A. Khoshakhlagh, M. El-Emawy, L. F. Lester, and D. L. Huffaker, "GaSb/GaAs type II quantum dot solar cells for enhanced infrared spectral resonse," Appl. Phys. Lett., 90(17), 173125 (2007)

  • Y.-C. Xin, A. Martinez, T. Saiz, A. J. Moscho, Y. Li, T. A. Nilsen, A. L. Gray and L. F. Lester, "1.3-m quantum-dot multisection superluminescent diodes with extremely broad bandwidth", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 19(5-8), pp. 501-503, (2007).

  • Y.-C. Xin, Y. Li, V. Kovanis, A. L. Gray, L. Zhang and L. F. Lester, "Reconfigurable Quantum dot Monolithic Multi-Section Passive Mode-Locked lasers", Optics Express, 15(12), pp. 7623-7633 (2007).

  • R. B. Laghumavarapu, M. El-Emawy, N. Nuntawong, A. Moscho, L. F. Lester, and D. L. Huffaker, "Improved device performance of InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cells with GaP strain compensation layers," Appl. Phys. Lett., 91(24), 213115 (2007)

  • H. Su and L. F. lester, "Dynamic properties of quantum dot distributed feedback lasers: high speed, linewidth and chirp", Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics, 38(13), pp. 2112-2118, (2005).




Journal Papers

2012

  • H. Xu, J. B. Wright, A. Hurtado, Q. Li, T. S. Luk, J. J. Figiel, K. Cross, G. Balakrishnan, L. F. Lester, I. Brener, and G. T. Wang, "Gold substrate-induced single-mode lasing of GaN nanowires," Applied Physics Letters 101(22), 221114 (2012).

  • A. Hurtado, M. Nami, I. D. Henning, M. J. Adams, and L. F. Lester, "Bistability patterns and nonlinear switching with very high contrast ratio in a 1550 nm quantum dash semiconductor laser," Applied Physics Letters 101(16), 161117 (2012).

  • H. Xu, J. B. Wright, T. S. Luk, J. J. Figiel, K. Cross, L. F. Lester, G. Balakrishnan, G. T. Wang, I. Brener, and Q. Li, "Single-mode lasing of GaN nanowire-pairs," Applied Physics Letters 101(11), 113106 (2012).

  • J. K. Mee, M. T. Crowley, N. Patel, D. Murrell, R. Raghunathan, A. Aboketaf, A Elshaari, S. F. Preble, P. Ampadu, and L. F. Lester, "A passively mode-locked quantum-dot laser operating over a broad temperature range," Applied Physics Letters 101(7), 071112 (2012).

  • Q. Li, J. B. Wright, W. W. Chow, T. S. Luk, I. Brener, L. F. Lester, and G. T. Wang, "Single-mode GaN nanowire lasers," Optics Express 20(16), 17873-17879 (2012).

  • M. T. Crowley, N. Patel, T. A. Saiz, M. El-Emawy, T. A. Nilsen, N. A. Naderi, S. D. Mukherjee, B. O. Fimland, and L. F. Lester, "Modelling the spectral emission of multi-section quantum dot superluminescent light-emitting diodes," Semiconductor Science and Technology 27(6), 65011 (2012).


2011

  • C.-Y. Lin, F. Grillot, N.A. Naderi, Y. Li, R. Raghunathan, and L.F. Lester, "Microwave Characterization and Stabilization of Timing Jitter in Quantum-Dot Passively Mode-Locked Laser via External Optical Feedback," IEEE J. Special Topics Quantum Electron., 17(5), 1311-1317 (2011).

  • C. Chen, Y. Wang, H. Djie, B. S. Ooi, L. F. Lester, T. L. Koch, and J. C. M. Hwang, "Intrinsic Dynamics of Quantum-Dash Lasers," IEEE J. Special Topics Quantum Electron., 17(5), 1167-1174 (2011).

  • A. R. Albrecht, A. Stintz, F. T. Jaeckel, T. J. Rotter, P. Ahirwar, V. J. Patel, C. P. Hains, L. F. Lester, K. J. Malloy, and L. F. Lester, "1220-1280-nm Optically Pumped InAs Quantum Dot-Based Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser," IEEE J. Special Topics Quantum Electron., 17(5), 1787-1793 (2011).

  • M. T. Crowley, N. Patel, D. Murrell, Y.-C. Xin, A. Stintz, and L. F. Lester, "Comparison of monolithic passively mode-locked lasers using In(Ga)As quantum dot or quantum well materials grown on GaAs substrates," Int'l J. of High-Speed Electronics and Systems 20(3) 713 (2011).

  • J. R. Andrews, S. R. Restaino, S. W. Teare, Y. D. Sharma, W.-Y. Jang, T. E. Vandervelde, J. S. Brown, A. Reisinger, M. Sundaram, S. Krishna, and L. Lester, "Comparison of Quantum Dots-in-a-Double-Well and Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Focal Plane Arrays in the Long-Wave Infrared," IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, 58(7) 2022-2027 (2011).

  • M. C. Pochet, N. A. Naderi, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Modeling the Dynamic Response of an Optically-Injected Nanostructure Diode Laser," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., 47(6), 827-833 (2011).

  • F. Grillot, N. A. Naderi, J. B. Wright, R. Raghunathan, M. T. Crowley, L. F. Lester, "A dual-mode quantum dot laser operating in the excited state," Applied Physics Letters 99(23), 231110 (2011).

  • Yan Li, Magnus Breivik, Cheng-Yong Feng, Bjrn-Ove Fimland, and Luke. F. Lester, "A Low Repetition Rate All-Active Monolithic Passively Mode-Locked Quantum Dot Laser," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 23(14), pp. 1019-1021 (2011).

  • C.-Y. Lin, F. Grillot, N.A. Naderi, Y. Li, J.H. Kim, C.G. Christodoulou, L.F. Lester, "RF linewidth of a monolithic quantum dot mode-locked laser under resonant feedback," IET Optoelectronics, 5(3), pp. 105-109 (2011).

  • M. T. Crowley, D. Murrell, N. Patel, M. Breivik, C.-Y. Lin, Y. Li, B.-O. Fimland and L. F. Lester, "Analytical Modeling of the Temperature Performance of Monolithic Passively Mode-Locked Quantum Dot Lasers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., 47(8), 1059-1068 (2011).

2010

  • C. Chen, G. Ding, B. S. Ooi, L. F. Lester, A. Helmy, T. L. Koch, and J. C. M. Hwang, "Optical injection modulation of quantum dash semiconductor lasers by intra-cavity stimulated Raman scattering," Optics Express 18(6), pp. 6211-6219 (2010)

  • J. H. Kim, C.-Y. Lin, N. A. Naderi, Y.-C. Xin, L. F. Lester, and C. G. Christodoulou, "Pattern Estimation of a Microstrip Antenna Integrated With a Quantum Dot Mode-Locked Laser," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 9, pp. 954-957 (2010)

  • C.-Y. Lin, F. Grillot, Y. Li, R. Raghunathan, and L. F. Lester, "Characterization of timing jitter in a 5 GHz quantum dot passively mode-locked laser," Optics Express, 18 (21), pp. 21932-21937 (2010)

  • N. A. Naderi, F. Grillot, K. Yang, J. B. Wright, A. Gin, and L. F. Lester, "Two-color multi-section quantum dot distributed feedback laser," Optics Express 18 (26), pp. 27028-27035, (2010)

  • Yan Li, Furqan L. Chiragh, Yong-Chun Xin, Chang-Yi Lin, Junghoon Kim, Christos G. Christodoulou, and Luke. F. Lester, "Harmonic mode-locking using the double interval technique in quantum dot lasers," Optics Express, 18 (14), pp. 14637-14643, (2010)

  • Y. Li, N. A. Naderi, V. Kovanis, L. F. Lester, "Enhancing the 3-dB Bandwidth via the Gain-Lever Effect in Quantum-Dot Lasers", IEEE Photonics Journal, 2 (3), pp. 321-329 (2010)

  • M. Pochet, N. A. Naderi, Y. Li, V. Kovanis, L. F. Lester, "Tunable Photonic Oscillators Using Optically Injected Quantum-Dash Diode Lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 22 (11), pp. 763-765 (2010)

  • C.-Y. Lin, F. GrillotN. A. Naderi, Y. Li, and L. F. Lester, "rf linewidth reduction in a quantum dot passively mode-locked laser subject to external optical feedback", Applied Physics Letters, 96 (5), pp. 051118 (2010)

2009

  • J. H. Kim, C. G. Christodoulou, Z. Ku, C. -Y. Lin, N. A. Naderi and L. F. Lester, "Hybrid Integration of a Bowtie Slot Antenna and a Quantum Dot Mode-Locked Laser", IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 8, pp. 1337-1340 (2009)

  • T.-Y. Gu, El-Emawy A. Mohamed, K. Yang, A. Stinz, and L. F. Lester, "Resistance to edge recombination in GaAs-based dots-in-a-well solar cells",  Applied Physics Letters, 95(26), pp. 261106 (2009)

  • F. Grillot, N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, C.-Y. Lin, P. Besnard, and L. F. Lester, "Tuning of the critical feedback level in 1.55-mu m quantum dash semiconductor laser diodes", IET OPTOELECTRONICS, 3 (6), pp.242-247 (2009)

  • C.-Y. Lin, Y.-C. Xin, J. H. Kim, C. G. Christodoulou, and L. F. Lester, "Compact Optical Generation of Microwave Signals Using a Monolithic Quantum Dot Passively Mode-Locked Laser", IEEE Photonics Journal, 1 (4), pp. 236-244 (2009)

  • M. Pochet, N. A. Naderi, N. Terry, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Dynamic behavior of an injection-locked quantum-dash Fabry-Perot laser at zero-detuning", Optics Express, 17(23), pp. 20623C20630, (2009)

  • C.-Y. Lin, Y.-C. Xin, Y. Li, F. L. Chiragh, and L. F. Lester, "Cavity design and characteristics of monolithic long-wavelength InAs/InP quantum dash passively mode-locked lasers", Optics Express 17 (22), pp. 19739C19748 (2009)

  • F. Grillot, C.-Y. Lin, N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, and L. F. Lester, "Optical feedback instabilities in a monolithic InAs/GaAs quantum dot passively mode-locked laser", Applied Physics Letters, 94(15), 2009

  • N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, F. Grillot, N. Terry, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Modeling the Injection-Locked Behavior of a Quantum Dash Semiconductor Laser", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 15(3), pp. 563-571, (2009).

  • J. Tatebayashi, N. Nuntawong, P. S. Wong, Y. C. Xin, L. F. Lester, and D. L. Huffaker, "Strain compensation technique in self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots for applications to photonic devices", Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics, 42(7), 073002 (2009).

  • N. Usechak, Y. C. Xin, C. Y. Lin, L. F. Lester, D. J. Kane,and V. Kovanis "Modeling and Direct Electric-Field Measurements of Passively Mode-Locked Quantum-Dot Lasers", IEEE J. Special Topics Quantum Electron., 15(2), 653-660 (2009).


2008

  • F. Grillot, N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, C.-Y. Lin, and L. F. Lester, "Variation of the feedback sensitivity in a 1.55 mu m InAs/InP quantum-dash Fabry-Perot semiconductor laser", Applied Physics Letters, 93(19), 2009

  • F. Grillot, B. Dagens, J. G. Provost, H. Su, and L. F. Lester, "Gain compression and above-threshold linewidth enhancement factor in 1.3 m InAs-GaAs quantum dot lasers", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 44(10), pp. 946-951, (2008).

  • Y.-C. Xin, D. J. Kane and L. F. Lester, "Frequency-resolved optical gating characterisation of passively modelocked quantum-dot laser", Electronics Letters, 44(21), pp. 1255-1257, (2008).

  • N. B. Terry, N. A. Naderi, M. C. Pochet, A. J. Moscho, L. F. lester and V. Kovanis, "Bandwidth enhancement of injection-locked 1.3-micron quantum-dot DFB laser", Electronics Letters, 44(15), pp. 904-905, (2008).

  • Y.-C. Xin, C.-Y. Lin, Y. Li, H. P. Bae, H. B. Yuen, M. A. Wistey, J. S. H. Jun, S. R. Bank and L. F. Lester, "Monolithic 1.55 micron GaInNAsSb quantum well passively mode-locked lasers", Electronics Letters, 44(9), pp. 581-586, (2008).


2007

  • R. B. Laghumavarapu, A. J. Moscho, A. Khoshakhlagh, M. El-Emawy, L. F. Lester and D. L. Huffaker, "GaSb/GaAs type II quantum dot solar cells for enhanced infrared spectral response", Applied Physics Letters, 90(17), p. 173125, (2007).

  • Y.-C. Xin, A. Martinez, T. Saiz, A. J. Moscho, Y. Li, T. A. Nilsen, A. L. Gray and L. F. Lester, "1.3-m quantum-dot multisection superluminescent diodes with extremely broad bandwidth", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 19(5-8), pp. 501-503, (2007).

  • A. Martinez, Y. Li, L. F. Lester and A. L. Gray, "Microwave frequency characterization of undoped and p-doped quantum dot lasers", Applied Physics Letters, 90(25), p. 251101 (2007).

  • Y.-C. Xin, Y. Li, V. Kovanis, A. L. Gray, L. Zhang and L. F. Lester, "Reconfigurable Quantum dot Monolithic Multi-Section Passive Mode-Locked lasers", Optics Express, 15(12), pp. 7623-7633 (2007).

  • R. B. Laghumavarapu, M. El-Emawy, N. Nuntawong, A. J. Moscho, L. F. Lester and D. L. Huffaker, "Improved device performance of InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cells with GaP strain compensation layers", Applied Physics Letters, 91(24), p. 243115, (2007).


2006

  • Y.-C. Xin, Y. Li, A. Martinez, T. J. Rotter, H. Su, L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, S. Luong, K. Sun, Z. Zou, J. Zilko, P. M. Varangis and L. F. Lester, "Optical gain and absorption of quantum dots measured using an alternative segmented contact method", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 42(7-8), pp. 725-732, (2006).

  • D. L. Huffaker, C. P. Hains, N. Nuntawong, Y.-C. Xin, P. S. Wong, L. Xue, S. R. J. Brueck and L. F. Lester, "Temperature-dependent photoluminescence from patterned InAs quantum dots formed using metalorganic chemical vapor epitaxy", Journal of Applied Physics, 99(3), p. 033503, (2006).

  • J. Tatebayashi, N. Nuntawong, Y.-C. Xin, P. S. Wong, S. H. Huang, C. P. Hains, L. F. Lester and D. L. huffaker, "Ground-state lasing of stacked InAs/GaAs quantum dots with GaP strain-compensation layers grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition", Applied Physics Letters, 88(22), p. 221107, (2006).


2005

  • H. Su and L. F. lester, "Dynamic properties of quantum dot distributed feedback lasers: high speed, linewidth and chirp", Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics, 38(13), pp. 2112-2118, (2005).

  • J. Lutti, P. M. Smowton, G. M. Lewis, A. B. Krysa, J. S. Roberts, P. A. Houston, Y.-C. Xin, Y. Li and L. F. Lester, "740 nm InP/GaInP quantum-dot laser with 190 A/cm2 room temperature threshold current density", Electronics Letters, 41(5), pp. 247-248, (2005).

  • H. Su, H. Li, L. Zhang, Z. Zou, A. L. Gray, R. Wang, P. M. Varangis and L. F. Lester, "Nondegenerate four-wave mixing in quantum dot distributed feedback lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 17(8), pp. 1686-1688, (2005).

  • H. J. Cao, H. Deng, H. Ling, C. Y. Liu, V. A. Smagley, R. B. Caldwell, G. A. Smolyakov, A. L. Gray, L. F. Lester, P. G. Eliseev and M. Osinski, "Highly unidirectional InAs/InGaAs/GaAs quantum-dot ring lasers", Applied Physics Letters, 86(20), pp. 203117, (2005).


2004

  • S. W. Osborne, P. Blood, P. M. Smowton, J. Lutti, Y. C. Xin, A. Stintz, D. L. Huffaker and L. F. Lester, "State filling in InAs quantum dot laser structures", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 40(12), pp. 1639-1645, (2004).

  • S. W. Osborne, P. Blood, P. M. Smowton, Y. C. Xin, A. Stintz, D. L. Huffaker and L. F. Lester, "Optical absorption cross section of quantum dots", Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, 16(35), pp. S3749-S3756, (2004).

  • H. Su, L. Zhang, R. Wang, T. C. Newell, A. L. Gray and L. F. Lester, "Linewidth Study of InAs-InGaAs quantum dot distributed feedback lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 16(10), pp. 2206-2208 (2004).


2003

  • E. A. Pease, L. R. Dawson, L. G. Vaughn, P. Rotella and L. F. Lester, "2.5-3.5 m optically pumped GaInSb/AlGaInSb multiple quantum well lasers grown on AlInSb metamorphic buffer layers", Journal of Applied Physics, 93(6), pp. 3177-3181, (2003).

  • Z. Bakonyi, H. Su, G. Onischchukov, L. F. Lester, A. L. Gray, T. C. Newell and A. Tunnermann, "High-gain quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifier for 1300 nm", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 39(11), pp. 1409-1414, (2003).

  • H. Su, A. L. Gray, R. Wang, T. C. Newell, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "High external feedback resistance of laterally loss-coupled distributed feedback quantum dot semiconductor lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 15(11), pp. 1504-1506, (2003).

  • Y. C. Xin, L. G. Vaughn, L. R. Dawson, A. Stintz, Y. Lin, L. F. Lester and D. L. Huffaker, "InAs quantum-dot GaAs-based lasers grown on AlGaAsSb metamorphic buffers", Journal of Applied Physics, 94(3), pp. 2133-2135, (2003).


2002

  • A. A. Ukhanov, R. H. Wang, T. J. Rotter, A. Stintz, L. F. Lester, P. G. Eliseev and K. J. Malloy, "Orientation dependence of the optical properties in InAs quantum-dash lasers on InP", Applied Physics Letters, 81(6), pp. 981-983, (2002).

  • D. A. Yarotski, R. D. Averitt, N. Negre, S. A. Crooker, A. J. Taylor, G. P. Donati, A. Stintz, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Ultrafast carrier-relaxation dynamics in self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots", Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, 19(6), pp. 1480-1484, (2002).


2001

  • R. H. Wang, A. Stintz, P. M. Varangis, T. C. Newell, H. Li, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Room-temperature operation of InAs quantum-dash lasers on InP (001)", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 13(8), pp. 767-769, (2001).

  • P. G. Eliseev, H. Li, G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Ground-state emission and gain in ultralow-threshold InAs-InGaAs quantum-dot lasers", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 7(2), pp. 135-142, (2001).

  • Y. Qiu, P. Gogna, S. Forouhar, A. Stintz and L. F. Lester, "High-performance InAs quantum-dot lasers near 1.3 m", Applied Physics Letters, 79(22), pp. 3570-3572, (2001).

  • X. D. Huang, A. Stintz, H. Li, L. F. Lester, J. Cheng and K. J. Malloy, "Passive mode-locking in 1.3 m two-section InAs quantum dot lasers", Applied Physics Letters, 78(19), pp. 2825-2827, (2001).

  • A. L. Gray, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, T. C. Newell and L. F. Lester, "Morphology and relaxation in InyGa1-yAs/GaAs multi-layer structures", Journal of Crystal Growth, 222(4), pp. 726-734, (2001).

  • X. D. Huang, A. Stintz, H. Li, A. Rice, G. T. Liu, L. F. Lester, J. Cheng and K. J. Malloy, "Bistable operation of a two-section 1.3-m InAs quantum dot laser - absorption saturation and the quantum confined Stark effect", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 37(3), pp. 414-417, (2001).


2000

  • P. G. Eliseev, H. Li, A. Stintz, G. T. Liu, T. C. Newell, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Transition dipole moment of InAs/InGaAs quantum dots from experiments on ultralow-threshold laser diodes", Applied Physics Letters, 77(2), pp. 262-264, (2000).

  • A. Stintz, G. T. Liu, H. Li, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Low-threshold current density 1.3 m InAs quantum-dot lasers with the dots-in-a-well (DWELL) structure", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 12(6), pp. 591-593, (2000).

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, H. Li, T. C. Newell, A. L. Gray, P. M. Varangis, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "The influence of quantum-well composition on the performance of quantum dot lasers using InAs/InGaAs dots-in-a-well (DWELL) structures", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 36(11), pp. 1272-1279, (2000).

  • P. M. Varangis, H. Li, G. T. Liu, T. C. Newell, A. Stintz, B. A. Fuchs, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Low-threshold quantum dot lasers with 201 nm tuning range", Electronics Letters, 36(18), pp. 1544-1545, (2000).

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, E. A. Pease, T. C. Newell, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "1.58 m lattice-matched and strained digital alloy AlGaInAs/InP multiple-quantum-well lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 12(1), pp. 4-6, (2000).

  • H. Li, G. T. Liu, P. M. Varangis, T. C. Newell, A. Stintz, B. A. Fuchs, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "150-nm tuning range in a grating-coupled external cavity quantum-dot laser", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 12(7), pp. 759-761, (2000).

  • P. G. Eliseev, H. Li, A. Stintz, G. T. Liu, T. C. Newell, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Tunable grating-coupled laser oscillation and spectral hole burning in an InAs quantum-dot laser diode", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 36(4), pp. 479-485, (2000).

  • T. C. Newell, P. M. Varangis, E. A. Pease, A. Stintz, G. T. Liu, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "High-power AlGaInAs strained multiquantum well lasers operating at 1.52 m", Electronics Letters, 36(11), pp. 955-956, (2000).

  • L. Zhang, L. F. Lester, A. G. Baca, R. J. Shul, P. C. Chang, C. G. Willison, U. K. Mishra, S. P. Denbaars and J. C. Zolper, "Epitaxially-grown GaN junction field effect transistors", IEEE Transactions On Electron Devices, 47(3), pp. 507-511, (2000).

  • L. Zhang, L. F. Lester, A. G. Baca, R. J. Shul, P. C. Chang, C. G. Willison, U. K. Mishra, S. P. Denbaars and J. C. Zolper, "Fabrication and characterization of GaN junction field-effect transistors", MRS Internet Journal of Nitride Semiconductor Research, 5, pp. W4, (2000).


1999

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, H. Li, K.J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Extremely low room-temperature threshold current density diode lasers using InAs dots in an In0.15Ga0.85As quantum well", Electronics Letters, 35(14), pp. 1163-1165, (1999).

  • T. C. Newell, D. J. Bossert, A. Stintz, B. A. Fuchs, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Gain and linewidth enhancement factor in InAs quantum-dot laser diodes", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 11(12), pp. 1527-1529, (1999).

  • L. F. Lester, A. Stintz, H. Li, T. C. Newell, E. A. Pease, B. A. Fuchs and K. J. Malloy, "Optical characteristics of 1.24 m InAs quantum-dot lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 11(8), pp. 931-933, (1999).

  • L. Zhang, L. F. Lester, R. J. Shul, C. G. Willison and R. P. Leavitt, "Inductively coupled plasma etching of III-V antimonides in BCl3/Ar and Cl2/Ar", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 17(3), pp. 965-969, (1999).

  • T. C. Newell, M. W. Wright, H. Hou and L. F. Lester, "Carrier distribution, spontaneous emission and gain engineering in lasers with nonidentical quantum wells", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 5(3), pp. 620-626, (1999).

  • J. Hong, R. J. Shul, L. Zhang, L. F. Lester, H. Cho, Y. B. Hahn, D. C. Hays, K. B. Jung, S. J. Pearton, C. M. Zetterling and M. Ostling, "Plasma chemistries for high density plasma etching of SiC", Journal of Electronic Materials, 28(3), pp. 196-201, (1999).

  • A. Gutierrez, P. Dorn, J. Zeller, D. King, L. F. Lester, W. Rudolph and M. Sheik-Bahae, "Autocorrelation measurement of femtosecond laser pulses by use of a ZnSe two-photon detector array", Optics Letters, 24(16), pp. 1175-1177, (1999).

  • R. J. Shul, L. Zhang, C. G. Willison, J. Han, S. J. Pearton, J. Hong, C. R. Abernathy and L. F. Lester, "Group-III nitride etch selectivity in BCl3/Cl2 ICP plasmas", Mrs Internet Journal of Nitride Semiconductor Research, 4, pp. G8, (1999).

  • T. C. Newell, X. Wu, A. L. Gray, S. Dorato, H. Lee and L. F. Lester, "The effect of increased valence band offset on the operation of 2-m GaInAsSb-AlGaAsSb lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 11(1), pp. 30-32, (1999).

  • A. L. Gray, T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester and H. Lee, "High-resolution x-ray and transmission electron microscopic analysis of a GaInAsSb AlGaAsSb multiple quantum well laser structure", Journal of Applied Physics, 85(11), pp. 7664-7670, (1999).


1998

  • R. J. Shul, C. G. Willison, M. M. Bridges, J. Han, J. W. Lee, S. J. Pearton, C. R. Abernathy, J. D. MacKenzie, S. M. Donovan, L. Zhang and L. F. Lester, "Selective inductively coupled plasma (ICP) etching of Group-III nitrides in Cl2- and BCl3-based plasmas", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A-Vacuum Surfaces and Films, 16(3), pp. 1621-1626, (1998).

  • P. M. Varangis, A. Gavrielides, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Linewidth broadening across a dynamical instability", Physics letters A, 250(1-3), pp. 117-122, (1998).

  • P. M. Varangis, A. Gavrielides, V. Kovanis, T. Erneux and L. F. Lester, "All-optical double-sideband suppressed-carrier modulation of semiconductor lasers", Journal of Applied Physics, 83(12), pp. 8071-8073, (1998).


1997

  • P. M. Varangis, A. Gavrielides, T. Erneux, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Frequency entrainment in optically injected semiconductor lasers", Physical Review Letters, 78(12), pp. 2353-2356, (1997).

  • D. J. King, L. Zhang, J. C. Ramer, S. D. Hersee and L. F. Lester, "Temperature behavior of Pt/Au ohmic contacts to p-GaN", MRS Society Symposium Proceedings, 468, pp. 421-426, (1997).

  • W. Rudolph, M. Sheik-Bahae, A. Bernstein and L. F. Lester, "Femtosecond autocorrelation measurements based on two-photon photoconductivity in ZnSe", Optics Letters, 22(5), pp. 313-315, (1997).

  • H. S. Gingrich, D. R. Chumney, S. Z. Sun, S. D. Hersee, L. F. Lester and S. R. J. Brueck, "Broadly tunable external cavity laser diodes with staggered thickness multiple quantum wells", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 9(2), pp. 155-157, (1997).


1996

  • L. F. Lester, J. M. Brown, J. C. Ramer, L. Zhang, S. D. Hersee and J. C. Zolper, "Non-alloyed Ti/Al ohmic contacts to n-type GaN using high-temperature premetallization anneal", Applied Physics Letters, 69(18), pp. 2737-2739, (1996).

  • L. Zhang, J. C. Ramer, J. M. Brown, K. Zheng, L. F. Lester and S. D. Hersee, "Electron cyclotron resonance etching characteristics of GaN and SiCl4/Ar", Applied Physics Letters, 68(3), pp. 367-369, (1996).


1993

  • L. F. Lester, K. C. Hwang, P. Ho, J. Mazurowski, J. M. Ballingall, J. Sutliff, S. Gupta, J. F. Whitaker and S. L. Williamson, "Ultra-fast long-wavelength photodetectors fabricated on low-temperature InGaAs on GaAs", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 5(5), pp. 511-514, (1993).

  • S. Gupta, J. F. Whitaker, S. L. Williamson, G. A. Mourou, L. Lester, K. C. Hwang, P. Ho, J. Mazurowski and J. M. Ballingall, "High-speed photodetector applications of GaAs and InxGa1-xAs/GaAs grown by low-temperature molecular-beam epitaxy", Journal of Electronic Materials, 22(12), pp. 1449-1455, (1993).

  • J. M. Ballingall, P. Ho, J. Mazurowski, L. F. Lester, K. C. Hwang, J. Sutliff, S. Gupta and J. F. Whitaker, "InxGa1-xAs (x = 0.25-0.25) grown at low-temperature", Journal of Electronic Materials, 22(12), pp. 1471-1475, (1993).


1992

  • L. F. Lester and B. K. Ridley, "Hot carriers and the frequency response of quantum well lasers", Journal of Applied Physics, 72(7), pp. 2579-2588, (1992).

  • L. F. Lester, S. S. O'Keefe, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "Multiquantum well strained-layer lasers with improved low-frequency response and very low damping", Electronics Letters, 28(4), pp. 383-385, (1992).


1991

  • S. D. Offsey, W. J. Schaff, L. F. Lester, L. F. Eastman and S. K. McKernan, "Strained-Layer InGaAs-GaAs-AlGaAs lasers grown by molecular-beam epitaxy for high-speed modulation", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electroics., 27(6), pp. 1455-1462, (1991).

  • S. D. Offsey, L. F. Lester, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "High-speed modulation of strained-layer InGaAs-GaAs-AlGaAs ridge waveguide multiple quantum-well lasers", Applied Physics Letters, 58(21), pp. 2336-2338, (1991).

  • L. F. Lester, S. D. Offsey, B. K. Ridley, W. J. Schaff, B. A. Foreman and L. F. Eastman, "Comparison of the theoretical and experimental differential gain in strained layer InGaAs/GaAs quantum-well lasers", Applied Physics Letters, 59(10), pp. 1162-1164, (1991).

  • L. F. Lester, W. J. Schaff, X. Song and L. F. Eastman, "Optical and RF characteristics of short-cavity-length multiquantum-well strained-layer lasers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 3(12), pp. 1049-1051, (1991).

  • L. F. Lester, W. J. Schaff, S. D. Offsey and L. F. Eastman, "High-speed modulation of InGaAs-GaAs strained-layer multiple-quantum-well lasers fabricated by chemically assisted ion-beam etching", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 3(5), pp. 403-405, (1991).


1990

  • S. D. Offsey, W. J. Schaff, L. F. Lester and L. F. Eastman, "Comparison of single and multiple quantum-well strained layer InGaAs/GaAs/AlGaAs lasers grown by molecular-beam epitaxy", Institute of Physics Conference Series, 112, pp. 551-554, (1990).


1989

  • P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester, D. W. Ferguson, P. C. Chao, P. Ho, M. Y. Kao, J. M. Ballingall and R. P. Smith, "Ka-band high-power pseudomorphic heterostructure FET", Electronics Letters, 25(10), pp. 639-640, (1989).

  • P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester, P. C. Chao, P. Ho, R. P. Smith, J. M. Ballingall and M. Y. Kao, "A 0.25 m gate-length pseudomorphic HFET with 32 mW output power at 94 GHz", IEEE Electron Device Letters, 10(10), pp. 437-439, (1989).

  • L. F. Lester, M. Y. Kao, P. Ho, D. W. Ferguson, R. P. Smith, P. M. Smith and J. M. Ballingall, "High-efficiency 0.25 m gate-length pseudomorphic power heterostructure FETs at millimeter-wave frequencies", IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, 36(11), pp. 2616-2617, (1989).


1988

  • K. H. G. Duh, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester, B. R. Lee, J. M. Ballingall and M. Y. Kao, "High-performance Ka-band and V-band HEMT low-noise amplifiers", IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., 36(12), pp. 1598-1603, (1988).

  • K. H. G. Duh, M. W. Pospieszalski, W. F. Kopp, P. Ho, A. A. Jabra, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester, J. M. Ballingall and S. Weinreb, "Ultra-low-noise cryogenic high-electron-mobility-transistors", IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 35(3), pp. 249-256, (1988).

  • K. H. G. Duh, S. M. J. Liu, L. F. Lester, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, M. B. Das, B. R. Lee and J. M. Ballingall, "Ultra-low-noise characteristics of millimeter-wave high electron-mobility transistors", IEEE Electron Device Letters, 9(10), pp. 521-523, (1988).


1987

  • P. C. Chao, R. C. Tiberio, K. H. G. Duh, P. M. Smith, J. M. Ballingall, L. F. Lester, B. R. Lee, A. A. Jabra and G. G. Gifford, "0.1 m Gate-length pseudomorphic HEMTs", IEEE Electron Device Letters, 8(10), pp. 489-491, (1987).


1986

  • M. I. Aksun, H. Morkoc, L. F. Lester, K. H. G. Duh, P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao, M. Longerbone and L. P. Erickson, "Performance of quarter-micron GaAs metal-semiconductor field-effect transistors on Si substrates", Applied Physics Letters, 49(24), pp. 1654-1655, (1986).

  • T. Henderson, M. I. Aksun, C. K. Peng, H. Morkoc, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, K. H. G. Duh and L. F. Lester, "Microwave performance of a quarter-micrometer gate low-noise pseudomorphic InGaAs/AlGaAs modulation-doped-field-effect-transistor (MODFET)", IEEE Electron Devices Letters, 7(12), pp. 649-651, (1986).

  • P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao, K. H. G. Duh, L. F. Lester and B. R. Lee, "94 GHz transistor amplification using an HEMT", Electronics Letters, 22(15), pp. 780-781, (1986).

  • K. H. G. Duh, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester and B. R. Lee, "60 GHz low-noise high-electron-mobility transistors", Electronics Letters, 22(12), pp. 647-649, (1986).

  • K. H. G. Duh, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester, B. R. Lee and J. C. M. Hwang, "Millimeter-wave low-noise HEMTs", IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, 33(11), p. 1838, (1986).


1985

  • T. H. Yu, W. M. Kong, L. F. Lester, P. M. Smith and J. C. M. Hwang, "Multistep rapid thermal annealing of ion-implanted GaAs for microwave field-effect transistors", J. Electrochem. Soc., 132(9), p. C405, (1985).


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Conference and Presentation Papers


2012

  • A. Hurtado, M. Nami, I. D. Henning, M. J. Adams, and L. F. Lester, "Bistability and switching with very high contrast ratio in an optically-injected 1550nm-QDash Fabry-Perot laser," Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC), 2012 23rd IEEE International, pp. 112-113 (2012).

  • J. K. Mee, M. T. Crowley, N. Patel, D. Murrell, R. Raghunathan, A. Aboketaf, A. Elshaari, S. F. Preble, P. Ampadu, and L. F. Lester, "110 C operation of monolithic quantum dot passively mode-locked lasers," Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC), 2012 23rd IEEE International, pp. 68-69 (2012).

  • G. Atmatzakis, C. G. Christodoulou, D. Murell, and L. F. Lester, "RF power extraction from a quantum dot mode locked laser connected to an antenna," IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (2012).

  • D. Murrell, M. T. Crowley, M. Breivik, R. Raghunathan, A. Aboketaf, A. Elshaari, S. F. Preble, B. O. Fimland, and L. F. Lester, "Design of uncooled high-bandwidth ultra-low energy per bit quantum dot laser transmitters for chip to chip optical interconnects," IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, pp. 72-73 (2012).

  • J. B. Wright, Q. Li, I. Brener, T. S. Luk, G. T. Wang, W. W. Chow, and L. F. Lester, "Gallium Nitride Single-Mode Nanowire Lasers," CLEO: Science and Innovations (2012).

  • R. Raghunathan, M. T. Crowley, F. Grillot, S. D. Mukherjee, N. G. Usechak, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Delay differential equation-based modeling of passively mode-locked quantum dot lasers using measured gain and loss spectra," Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, vol. 8255-34 (2012).


2011

  • Y. Li, C.-Y. Lin, D. Chang, C. Langrock, M. M. Fejer, D. J. Kane and L. F. Lester, "Pulse characterization of a passively mode-locked quantum dot semiconductor laser using FROG and autocorrelation", Presented in 2011 CLEO Conference, Baltimore, MD.

  • M. T. Crowley, N. B. Patel, D. Murrell, M. Breivik, C.-Y. Lin, Yan Li, L. F. Lester, "Modeling the impact of temperature on the performance of monolithic passively mode-locked quantum dot lasers", Presented in 2011 SPIE Photonics West Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • N. G. Usechak, M. Grupen, V. I. Kovanis; N. A. Naderi, Yan Li, L. F. Lester, "Modulation effects in multi-section semiconductor lasers", Presented in 2011 SPIE Photonics West Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • Michael C. Pochet, Nader A. Naderi, Vassilios I. Kovanis, Luke F. Lester, "Optical injection of quantum-dash semiconductor lasers at 1550 nm for tunable photonic oscillators",  Presented in 2011 SPIE Photonics West Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • J. B. Wright, Q. M. Li, T. S. Luk, I. Brener, G. T. Wang, K. R. Westlake, and L. F. Lester, "Single-mode lasing from top-down fabricated gallium nitride nanowires," IEEE Photonics Conference 2011.

  • N. Patel, M. T. Crowley, T. A. Saiz, M. El-Emawy, T. A. Nilsen, N. A. Naderi, S. D. Mukherjee, B. O. Fimland, and L. F. Lester, "Predicting the spectral shape of multi-section quantum dot superluminescent LEDs," IEEE Photonics Conference 2011.

  • R. Raghunathan, M. T. Crowley, F. Grillot, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Direct characterization of carrier relaxation in a passively mode-locked quantum dot laser," IEEE Photonics Conference 2011.

  • N. A. Naderi, F. Grillot, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Simultaneous low linewidth enhancement factor and high bandwidth quantum-dash injection-locked laser," IEEE Photonics Conference 2011.

2010

  • Yan. Li, M. Breivik, C. Feng, C.-Y. Lin, N. Patel,W. Zortman, M. Crowley and L. F. Lester, "A Low Repetition Rate All-Active Monolithic passively Mode-locked Quantum Dot Laser", Presented in the 2010 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

  • N. G. Usechak, M. Grupen, V. Kovanis, N. A. Naderi, Yan. Li, and L. F. Lester, "Cavity-Enhanced Modulation in Gain-Lever Semiconductor Lasers", Presented in the 2010 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

  • F. Grillot, N. A. Naderi, C.-Y. Lin, K. Yang, A. Gin, A. Shirkhorshidian and L. F. Lester,"Two-Color Quantum-Dot DFB Laser for
    Terahertz Applications", Presented in the 2010 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

  • N. A. Naderi, M. C. Pochet, F. Grillot, A. Shirkhorshidian, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "Manipulation of the Linewidth Enhancement Factor in an Injection-Locked Quantum-Dash Fabry-Perot Laser at 1550nm", Presented in the 2010 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

  • C.-Y. Lin, F. Grillot, Yan Li, R. Raghunathan and L. F. Lester, "Characterization of Timing Jitter in a Quantum Dot Passively Mode-Locked Laser at Low Offset Frequency", Presented in the 2010 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

  • J. Kim, C.-Y. Lin, Yan. Li, Albuquerque, N. A. Naderi, C. G. Christodoulou, L. F. Lester, "Beam Steering of a Linearly Tapered Slot Antenna Array Integrated with Quantum Dot Mode-Locked Lasers", Presented in the 2010 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

  • Luke F. Lester, Chang_Yi Lin, Yan Li, Junghoon Kim, Christos G. Christodoulou, "Reconfigurable, Multi-Section Quantum dot Mode-Locked lasers", Presented in the 2010 CLEO/QELS Conference in Baltimore, MD

  • Chang-Yi Lin, Frederic Grillot, Nader A. Naderi, Yan Li, Luke F. Lester, "Ultra-Low RF Linewidth in a Quantum Dot Mode-Locked Laser Under External Optical Feedback Stabilization", Presented in the 2010 CLEO/QELS Conference in Baltimore, MD

  • Luke F. Lester, Daniel J. Kane, Nicholas G. Usechak, Chang-Yi Lin, Yan Li, Yong-Chun Xin, Vassilios I. Kovanis ,"Pulse Characteristics of passively mode-locked quantum dot lasers", SPIE Photonics West Conference, 2010

  • Yan Li, Furqan L. Chiragh, Chang-Yi Lin, Yong-Chun Xin, Luke F. Lester, "Double-interval harmonic mode-locking technique for diverse waveform generation", SPIE Photonics West Conference,

  • Nader A. Naderi, Michael C. Pochet, Vassilios Kovanis, Luke F. Lester, "Bandwidth Improvement by manipulating the high-frquency roll-off of an injection-locked QD laser operating at 1310nm", SPIE Photonics West Conference, 2010

  • Michael C. Pochet, Nader A. Naderi, Nathan B. Terry, Vassilios Kovanis, Luke F. Lester, "Linewidth Enhancement factor and Dynamical Response of an Injection-Locked Quantum-Dot Fabry-Perot Laser at 1310nm", SPIE Photonics West Conference, 2010

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2009

  • Kai Yang, Mohamed A. El-Emawy, Ting-yi Gu, Andreas Stintz, Luke F. Lester, "GaAs-Based InAs/InGaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cells for Concentration Applications", Frontier in Optics, San Jose, 2009

  • Michael C. Pochet, Nader A. Nader, Nathan B. Terry, Vassilios Kovanis, Luke F. Lester, "Operational Behavior of an Injection-Locked Quantum-Dash Fabry-Perot Laser at Zero-Detuning",Frontier in Optics, San Jose, 2009

  • Chang-Yi Lin, Yong-Chun Xin, Yan Li, Furqan L. Chiragh, Luke F. Lester, "Cavity Design of Monolithic Long-Wavelength InAs/InP Quantum Dash Passively Mode-Locked lasers",Frontier in Optics, San Jose, 2009

  • Tingyi Gu, Kai Yang, Mohamed A. El-Emawy, Andreas Stintz, Luke F. Lester, "Resistance to Edge Recombination in InAs/InGaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cells",Frontier in Optics, San Jose, 2009

  • N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, F. Grillot, C.-Y. Lin, and L. F. Lester, "Temperature Effects on the Modulation Response of an Injection-Locked InAs/InP Quantum-Dash laser", The 21st Conference on the Indium Phosphide and Related Materals (IPRM), May 2009.

  • F. Grillot, N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, C.-Y. Lin, and L. F. Lester, "Systematic investigation of the alpha parameter influence on the critical feedback level in QD lasers",  Proceeding of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, V7211, 2009, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII.

  • M. Pochet, N. A. Naderi, F. Grillot, N. Terry, V. Kovanis, and L. F. Lester, "modulation response of an injection locked quantum-dash Fabry-Perot laser at 1550nm", Proceeding of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, V7211, 2009, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII.

  • C.-Y. Lin, Y.-C. Xin, N. A. Naderi, F. L. Chiragh and L. F. Lester, "Monolithic 1.58-micron InAs/InP quantum dash passively mode-locked lasers. Proceeding of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, V7211, 2009, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII.

2008
  • Y.-C Xin, D. J. Kane, V. Kovanis, N. G. Usechak, and L. F. Lester, "Frequency Resolved Optical Gating Characterization of a Passively Mode-Locked Quantum Dot Laser", Frontiers in Optics (FiO), Rochester, NY

  • L. F. Lester, N. Terry, A. Moscho, M. Fanto, N. Naderi, and V. Kovanis, "Giant Nonlinear Gain Coefficient of an InAs/AlGaAs Quantum Dot Laser", (2007) Proceedings of SPIE

  • N. A. Naderi, M. Pochet, F. Grillot, N. Terry, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Extraction of Operating Parameters from an Injection-Locked Quantum-Dash Fabry-Perot Laser at 1550 nm", Proceeding of the 2008 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting in Newport Beach, CA.

  • J. H. Kim, C. G. Christodoulou, L. F. Lester, Y.- C. Xin, N. A. Naderi and Z. Ku, "Quantum-Dot Laser Coupled Bowtie Antenna", Proceeding of the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI (U.S. National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science) in San Diego, CA.

  • F. Grillot, A. Martinez, K. Merghem, J.-G. Provost, F. Alexandre, R. Piron, O. Dehaese, S. Loualiche, L. F. Lester and A. Ramdane, "Stable Above-Threshold Linewidth Enhancement Factor in a 1.52-m InAs/InP (311B) Quantum Dot Laser", Proceeding of the 2008 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting in Newport Beach, CA.

  • F. Grillot, N. A. Naderi, M. C. Pochet, C.-Y. Lin and L. F. Lester, "Variation of the Critical Feedback Level in a 1550nm Quantum-Dash Fabry-Perot Semiconductor Laser", Proceeding of the 2008 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting in Newport Beach, CA.

  • N. Terry, N. A. Naderi, M. C. Pochet and L. F. Lester, "3-dB Bandwidth Enhancement via Strong Optical Injection-Locking of a Quantum Dot DFB @ 1310 nm", Proceeding of the 2008 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting in Newport Beach, CA.


2007

  • K. Brown, B. Wysocki, M. Fanto, J. Malowicki, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Control over spectral content via differential pumping of a monolithic passively mode-locked quantum dot laser", (2007) Proceedings of SPIE.  Pdf

  • K. Brown, M. Fanto, D. Murrell, V. Kovanis, Y. C. Xin and L. F. Lester, "Automated analysis of stable operation in two-section quantum dot passively mode locked lasers", (2007) Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6468, art. no. 64681M.  Pdf

  • Y. C. Xin, A. Stintz, H. Cao, L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, S. R. Bank, M. Osinski, J. Harris, J. and L. F. Lester, "Monolithic passively mode-locked lasers using quantum dot or quantum well materials grown on GaAs substrates", (2007) Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6468, art. no. 64681L.  Pdf

  • Y. Li, N. A. Naderi, Y. C. Xin, C. Dziak and L. F. Lester, "Multi-section gain-lever quantum dot lasers", (2007) Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6468, art. no. 646819.  Pdf

  • Y. Li, N. A. Naderi, Y. C. Xin, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Two-Section Quantum Dot Lasers with 20-dB Modulation Efficiency Improvement", Proceeding of the 2007 CLEO/QELS Conference in Baltimore, MD

  • Y. Li, N. A. Naderi, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Modulation Response of an Injection-Locked 1550 nm Quantum Dash Semiconductor Laser", Proceeding of the 2007 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, FL


2006

  • J. Tatebayashi, N. Nuntawong, Y. C. Xin, P. S. Wong, S. Huang, C. P. Hains, L. F. Lester and D. L. Huffaker, "Low threshold current operation of stacked InAs/GaAs quantum dot lasers with GaP strain-compensation layers", Indium Phosphide and Related Materials Conference Proceedings, 2006 International Conference on, pp. 108- 111, 7-11 May 2006.

  • (Invited Paper) L. F. Lester, "Quantum dot mode-locked lasers", Photonics West 2006, San Jose, CA, January 2006.

  • H. Cao, A. L. Gray, L. F. Lester and M. Osinski, "Monolithically integrated twin ring diode lasers with quantum-dot active region", (2006) Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6115, art. no. 611521.  Pdf

  • N. Nuntawong, J. Tatebayashi, P. S. Wong, Y. C. Xin, C. P. Hains, S. Huang, L. F. Lester and D. L. Huffaker, "Strain-compensation in closely-stacked quantum dot active regions grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition", (2006) Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 6129, art. no. 61290E.  Pdf

  • T. A. Nilsen, A. Martinez, R. Bugge, A. Moscho, L. F. Lester and B. O. Fimland, "High aspect ratio etching of GaSb/AlGaAsSb for photonic crystals", (2006) Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 891, pp. 3-8.  Pdf

  • N. A. Naderi, Y. Li, C. Dziak, Y. C. Xin, V. Kovanis and L. F. Lester, "Quantum Dot Gain-Lever Laser Diode", Presented and published at proceeding of the 2006 IEEE/LEOS Society Meeting in Montreal Canada.

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2005

  • H. Cao, H. Deng, H. Ling, C. Liu, V. A. Smagley, R. B. Caldwell, G. A. Smolyakov, A. L. Gray, L. F. Lester, P. G. Eliseev and M. Osinski, "Unidirectional operation of quantum-dot ring lasers", 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO, 3, art. no. CThO2, pp. 1793-1795.

  • L. Zhang, L. Cheng, A. L. Gray, S. Luong, J. Nagyvary, F. Nabulsi, L. Olona, K. Sun, T. Tumolillo, R. Wang, C. Wiggins, J. Zilko, Z. Zou, P. M. Varangis, H. Su and L. F. Lester, "Low timing jitter, 5 GHz optical pulses from monolithic two-section passively mode-locked 1250/1310 nm quantum dot lasers for high-speed optical interconnects", Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2005. Technical Digest. OFC/NFOEC, vol.3, 6-11 March 2005.  Pdf

  • G. Balakrishnan, S. Huang, A. Khoshakhlagh, L. R. Dawson, Y. C. Xin, L. Lester and D. L Huffaker, "Monolithic integration of Sb-based photopumped lasers on Si", IEEE LEOS 2005, WAA5, Sydney, Australia (2005).

  • D. L. Huffaker, G. Balakrishnan, S. Huang, A. Khoshakhlagh, L. R. Dawson, Y. C. Xin and L. F. Lester, "Monolithic integration of Sb-based photopumped lasers on Si", 2005 IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, 2005, art. no. 1516434, pp. 149-150.

  • Y. C. Xin, A. Stintz, H. Cao, M. Osinski and L. F. Lester, "High temperature operation (> 100 C) of InGaAs/GaAs all-active monolithic passively-mode-locked single quantum well lasers", SSDM 2005, Kobe, Japan (2005).

  • H. Su, L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, R. Wang, P. M. Varangis and L. F. Lester, "Gain compression coefficient and above-threshold linewidth enhancement factor in InAs/GaAs quantum dot DFB lasers", SPIE Photonics West 2005, 5722-11, San Jose, CA, USA (2005).  Pdf

  • Y. C. Xin, H. Su and L. F. Lester, "Determination of optical gain and absorption of quantum dots with an improved segmented contact method", SPIE Photonics West 2005, 5722-9, San Jose, CA, USA (2005).  Pdf

  • Y. Li, Y. C. Xin, H. Su and L. F. Lester, "Photoluminescence characterization of quantum dot laser epitaxy", SPIE Photonics West 2005, San Jose, CA, USA (2005).  Pdf

  • L. G. Vaughn, L. R. Dawson, E. A. Pease, L. F. Lester, H. Xu, Y. Jiang and A. L. Gray, "Type I mid-infrared MQW lasers using AlInAsSb barriers and InAsSb wells", SPIE Photonics West 2005, San Jose, CA, USA (2005).  Pdf

  • C. Yang, A. Stintz, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Temperature dependent performance of 1.55 m AlGaInAs laser diodes", 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CMFF4, Baltimore, USA (2005).


2004

  • (Invited Paper) L. F. Lester, "Feedback resistance and linewidth of quantum dot distributed feedback lasers", Emerging Technologies in Optical Science, July 2004, Cork, Ireland.

  • (Invited Paper) L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, R. Wang, S. Luong, L. Cheng, K. Sun, C. Bryan, F. Nabulsi, T. Whittington, Z. Zou, L. Olona, C. Wiggins, T. Tumolillo, J. Zilko, P. M. Varangis, L. F. Lester, H. Su, A. Stintz and K. J. Malloy, "1.3 to 1.6 micron quantum dot devices", Indium Phosphide and Related Materials, 2004. 16th IPRM. 2004 International Conference on, 675- 678, 31 May-4 June 2004.

  • (Invited) L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, R. Wang, S. Luong, L. Cheng, K. Sun, C. Bryan, F. Nabulsi, T. Whittington, Z. Zou, L. Olona, C. Wiggins, T. Tumolillo, J. Zilko, P. M. Varangis, H. Su, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Quantum dot photonic devices and applications", CLEO/PHAST 2004, May 2004, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • (Invited Tutorial Session) L. F. Lester, "Quantum dot lasers and their applications", Frontiers in Optics: 2004 Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America, October 2004, Rochester, NY, USA.

  • H. Su, K. J. Malloy, L. F. Lester, L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, R. Wang and T. C. Newell, "Linewidth of InAs/GaAs QD laterally-loss-coupled DFB lasers with and without external feedback", SPIE Photonics West 2004, January 2004, San Jose, CA, USA.

  • S. Osborne, P. Blood, P. Smowton, J. Lutti, Y. C. Xin, A. Stintz, D. L. Huffaker ans L. F. Lester, "Energy distributions of carriers in quantum dot laser structures", SPIE Photonics West 2004, January 2004, San Jose, CA, USA.  Pdf

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2003

  • Z. Bakonyi, G. Onishchukov, A. Tunnermann, H. Su, L. F. Lester, A. L. Gray and T. C. Newell, "Quantum dot (InAs/InGaAs DWELL) semiconductor optical amplifier", Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 2003. CLEO/Europe. 2003 Conference on, p. 174, 22-27 June 2003.

  • H. Su, K. J. Malloy, L. F. Lester, L. Zhang, A. L. Gray, R. Wang and T. C. Newell, "External feedback effects on a quantum dot laterally loss coupled distributed feedback laser", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2003. LEOS 2003. The 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE, vol.1, pp. 198- 199, 27-28 Oct. 2003.

  • Z. Zuo, R. H. Wang, T. C. Newell, A. L. Gray, P. M. Varangis and L. F. Lester, "Temperature characteristics of long-wavelength quantum dash lasers on [110] and [111]A InP", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2003. LEOS 2003. The 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE, vol.1, pp. 124- 125, 27-28 Oct. 2003.

  • L. Zhang, R. Wang, Z. Zou, A. Gray, L. Olona, T. Newell, D. Webb, P. Varangis and L. Lester, "InAs quantum dot DFB lasers on GaAs for uncooled 1310 nm fiber communications", Paper FG2, OFC 2003, March 2003, Atlanta, GA, USA.

  • (Invited Paper) L. F. Lester, A. L. Gray, L. Zhang, T. C. Newell, R. Wang, F. Nabulsi, L. Olona, P. M. Varangis, Z. Bakonyi, G. Onishchukov, A. Tunnermann, H. Su, A. Stintz, J. Zou and K. J. Malloy, "Quantum dot device technology on GaAs: DFB lasers, tunable lasers, and SOA's", Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2003. CLEO '03. Conference on, 1-6 June 2003.

  • L. F. Lester, A. L. Gray, L. Zhang, R. Wang, J. Zou, L. Olona, D. Webb, C. P. Hains, T. C. Newell and P. M. Varangis, "Uncooled operation of 1310 nm quantum dot DFB lasers", Paper 4995-23, Photonics West 2003, January 2003, San Jose, CA.


2002

  • A. A. Ukhanov, P. G. Eliseev, R. H. Wang, A. Stintz, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Anisotropy of optoelectronic properties in InAs quantum-dash lasers on InP", Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2002. CLEO '02. Technical Digest. Summaries of Papers Presented at the, vol. 1, pp. 557- 558, 2002.

  • (Invited Paper) L. F. Lester, "Long wavelength quantum dot lasers", SPIE Photonics West 2002, San Jose, CA.


2001

  • Xiaodong Huang, A. Stintz, L. Hua, L. F. Lester, J. Cheng and K. J. Malloy, "Demonstration of passive Q-switching and passive mode-locking in 1.3 m, two-section InAs quantum dot lasers", Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2001. CLEO '01. Technical Digest. Summaries of papers presented at the Conference on, pp.359, 2001.

  • R. H. Wang, A. Stintz, P. M. Varangis, T. C. Newell, H. Li, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "1.6 m single and multiple-stack room temperature quantum dash lasers on InP", Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2001. CLEO '01. Technical Digest. Summaries of papers presented at the Conference on, pp.210-211, 2001.

  • R. H. Wang, A. Stintz, T. J. Rotter, K. J. Malloy, L. F. Lester, A. L. Gray, T. C. Newell and P. M. Varangis, "Low threshold oxide-confined InAs quantum dash ridge waveguide lasers on InP substrates", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2001. LEOS 2001. The 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE, pp.405-406 vol.2, 2001.

  • E. A. Pease, L. R. Dawson, A. L. Gray, L. F. Lester and D. M. Gianardi, "AlGaInSb/GaInSb multiple quantum well mid-infrared lasers", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2001. LEOS 2001. The 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE, vol.1, pp.202-203, 2001.

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2000

  • T. C. Newell, P. M. Varangis, E. A. Pease, A. Stinz, G. T. Liu, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "High-power 1.52-m AlGaInAs strained multi-quantum well lasers", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 2000. Conference Digest. 2000, 10-15 Sep 2000.

  • H. Li, G. T. Liu, P. M. Varangis, T. C. Newell, A. Stintz, B. Fuchs, K. J Malloy and L. F. Lester, "150 nm tuning in a grating-coupled external cavity quantum dot laser", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 2000. Conference Digest. 2000, pp.-, 10-15 Sep 2000.

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, H. Li, T. C. Newell, P. M. Varangis, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "One and three-stack quantum dot lasers with very low threshold current density", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2000. (CLEO 2000), pp.346-347, 2000.

  • T. C. Newell, H. Li, P. G. Eliseev, G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Broadening mechanisms, gain, and low linewidth enhancement factor in InAs quantum-dot lasers", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2000. (CLEO 2000), p.363, 2000.

  • T. C. Newell, P. M. Varangis, E. A. Pease, G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "1.5 m AlGaInAs quantum well lasers grown by the digital alloy technique", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2000. (CLEO 2000), pp.174-175, 2000.

  • P. M. Varangis, H. Li, G. T. Liu, T. C. Newell, A. Stintz, B. Fuchs, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "183 nm tuning range in a grating-coupled external-cavity quantum dot laser", Semiconductor Laser Conference, 2000. Conference Digest. 2000 IEEE 17th International, pp.137-138, 2000.

  • G. T. Liu, H. Li, A. Stintz, T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Modal gain and T0 value improvements in quantum dot lasers using dots-in-a-well (DWELL) structure", Semiconductor Laser Conference, 2000. Conference Digest. 2000 IEEE 17th International, pp.133-134, 2000.

  • P. G. Eliseev, H. Li, G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Gain in ultra-low-threshold InAs/InGaAs quantum dot lasers", Semiconductor Laser Conference, 2000. Conference Digest. 2000 IEEE 17th International, pp.65-66, 2000.

  • (Invited Paper) L. F. Lester, "Materials growth and device characterization of InAs quantum dot lasers", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 2000 Annual Meeting. LEOS 2000. 13th Annual Meeting. IEEE, vol.2, pp.413-414, 2000.

  • H. Li, T. C. Newell, G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Carrier lifetime and radiative recombination in quantum dot LEDs", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 2000 Annual Meeting. LEOS 2000. 13th Annual Meeting. IEEE, vol.1, pp.376-377, 2000.

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, H. Li, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Ultra-low threshold current density quantum dot lasers using the dots-in-a-well(DWELL) structure", SPIE Photonics West 2000, San Jose, CA, USA (2000).  Pdf


1999

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, H. Li, T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Very low room-temperature threshold current density dots in a well (DWELL) lasers", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 1999 12th Annual Meeting. LEOS '99. IEEE, vol.2, pp.463-464, 1999.

  • T. C. Newell, H. Li, A. Stintz, D. Bossert, B. Fuchs, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Optical characteristics and low linewidth enhancement factor in 1.2 m quantum dot lasers", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 1999 12th Annual Meeting. LEOS '99. IEEE, vol.2, pp.469-470, 1999.

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, H. Li, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "1.25 m low threshold current density dots-in-a-well (DWELL) lasers", Nanostructures and Quantum Dots/WDM Components/VCSELs and Microcavaties/RF Photonics for CATV and HFC Systems, 1999 Digest of the LEOS Summer Topical Meetings, pp.119-I20, 1999.

  • A. Gutierrez, P. Dorn, J. Zeller, J. Jasapara, D. King, L. F. Lester, W. Rudolph and M. Sheik-Bahae, "Autocorrelation measurement of femtosecond laser pulses using a two-photon detector array", Lasers and Electro-Optics, 1999. Summaries of Papers Presented at the Conference on, pp.114-115, 23-28 May 1999.

  • (Invited) L. F. Lester, D. J. King, L. Zhang, J. Ramer, A. Rice, K. Malloy. S. Hersee and M. Wood, "Auger depth profile analysis and electrical characterization of metal contacts to p-GaN", Proc. Electrochemical Society, 98-18, 180-185 (1999).

  • L. G. Vaughn, T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester and A. N. MacInnes, "Characterization of GaS-passivated quantum-well laser diodes", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., 573, 125-130 (1999).

  • (Invited) R. J. Shul, L. Zhang, A. G. Baca, C. G. Willison, J. Han, S. J. Pearton, F. Ren, J. C. Zolper and L. F. Lester, "High-density plasma-induced etch damage of GaN", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., (1999).

  • (Invited) R. J. Shul, L. Zhang, A. G. Baca, J. Han, M. H. Crawford, C. G. Willison, S. J. Pearton, F. Ren, J. C. Zolper and L. F. Lester, "High density plasma etching of group-III nitride films for device application", abstracts of the 28th State of the Art Program on Compound Semiconductors, p. 439 (1999).

  • L. Zhang, R. J. Shul, G. A. Vawter, C. G. Willison, C. Y. Gao, J. Han, S. J. Pearton and L. F. Lester, "Process development for dry-etched facets on GaN as laser mirrors", accepted by the AVS 46th Int. Symp., Oct. 25-29, 1999, Seattle, Washington.

  • (Invited) A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, G. T. Liu, H. Li, T. C. Newell and L. F. Lester, "Quantum dots in optoelectronic devices", presented at the 1999 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Boston, USA.

  • L. Zhang, A. G. Baca, R. J. Shul, P. C. Chang, C. G. Willison, L. F. Lester, U. K. Mishra, S. P. Denbarrs and J. C. Zolper, "Fabrication and characterization of GaN junction field effect transistors", presented at the 1999 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Boston, USA.

  • A. Stintz, G. T. Liu, H. Li, L. F. Lester and K. J. Malloy, "Characterization and 1.3 mm laser applications of InAs quantum dots in strained InxGa1-xAs quantum wells", presented at North American MBE Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 1999.

  • A. Stintz, H. Li, G. T. Liu, T. C. Newell, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "Optical characteristics of DWELL (dots in a well) laser diodes", presented at 1999 OSA Annual Meeting, Santa Clara, CA.

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1998

  • D. J. King, L. Zhang, J. C. Ramer, A. Rice, K. J. Malloy, S. D. Hersee, L. F. Lester and M. Wood, "Auger and electrical analysis of Pt/Au and Ni/An contacts to p-GaN", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, 1998. LEOS '98. IEEE, vol.2, pp.53-54, 3-4 Dec 1998.

  • T. C. Newell, A. L. Gray, H. Lee, S. Dorato and L. F. Lester, "Improved efficiency in 2 m broadened waveguide GaInAsSb/AlGaAsSb multiple quantum well lasers", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, 1998. LEOS '98. IEEE, vol.2, pp.376-377, 3-4 Dec 1998.

  • G. T. Liu, A. Stintz, E. A. Pease, T. C. Newell, K. J. Malloy and L. F. Lester, "1.59 m lattice-matched AlGaInAs-InGaAs-InP lasers with digital alloy barrier and waveguide layers", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, 1998. LEOS '98. IEEE, vol.2, pp.106-107, 3-4 Dec 1998.

  • (Invited) R. J. Shul, C. I. H. Ashby, M. M. Bridges, C. G. Willison, J. Han, S. J. Pearton, J. W. Lee, L. Zhang and L. F. Lester, "GaN Etching in BCl3/Cl2 Plasmas", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., 512, 487494 (1998).

  • T. C. Newell, L. F. Lester, X. Wu, Y. Zhang and A. L. Gray, "Gain and threshold current density characteristics of 2 micron GaInAsSb/AlGaAsSb MQW lasers with increased valence band offset", Proc. SPIE, 1998, 3284, 258-267 (1998).  Pdf

  • L. F. Lester, "The effect of increased valence band offset on 2 m GaInAsSb/AlGaAsSb QW lasers", Semiconductor Laser Workshop, San Francisco, May 1998.

  • A. L. Gray, T. C. Newell, S. Dorato and L. F. Lester, "Optical performance and structural characterization of 2 m GaInAsSb/AlGaAsSb multi-quantum well lasers", presented at the 40th Electronics Materials Conference, Charlottesville, VA, June 1998.

  • L. Zhang, L. F. Lester, R. J. Shul, C. G. Willison, J. Hong, S. J. Pearton and R. P. Leavitt, "Etching of group-III antimonides in BCl3/Ar, Cl2/Ar and BCl3/Cl2/Ar chemistries", presented at the 1998 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Boston, USA.


1997

  • M. Sheik-Bahae, A. Bernstein, A. Gutierrez, P. Dorn, L. F. Lester and W. Rudolph, "Femtosecond pulse diagnostic with use of two-photon conductivity in semiconductors", Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 1997. CLEO '97, Summaries of Papers, pp.163.

  • L. F. Lester, D. J. King, L. Zhang, J. C. Ramer and S. D. Hersee, "Ohmic contacts to n- and p-GaN", Proc. Electrochemical Society, 971, 171-177 (1997).

  • D. J. King, L. Zhang, J. C. Ramer, S. D. Hersee and L. F. Lester, "Temperature behavior of Pt/Au Ohmic contacts to p-GaN", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., 468, 421-426 (1997).

  • A. L. Gray, A. Stinz, K. J. Malloy, L. F. Lester, W. W. Clark and R. Segnan, "Structural properties of strained AlGaAs/InGaAs quantum well intersubband photodetectors (QWIPs)", Proc. Sensors and Electron Dev. Symp., Washington, DC, January 1997.

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1996

  • (Invited) L. F. Lester, "GaN processing," WOCSEMMAD '96, Santa Fe, NM, February 1996.

  • P. M. Varangis, A. Gavrielides, V. Kovanis, T. Erneux and L. F. Lester, "Observing dynamic isolas in optically injected semiconductor lasers", QELS '96 Tech. Digest, Anaheim, CA, June 1996.

  • V. Kovanis, P. M. Varangis, A. Gavrielides, T. Erneux, T. B. Simpson and L. F. Lester, "Semiconductor laser dynamics", Fluctuations, Nonlinearity and Disorder, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, October 1996.

  • P. M. Varangis, A. Gavrielides, V. Kovanis, T. Erneux, T. B. Simpson and L. F. Lester, "Nonlinear resonances in optically injected semiconductor lasers", Quantum Electronics Conference, 1996. EQEC '96, 1996 European , pp.164-164, 8-13 Sep 1996.

  • J. Brown, J. Ramer, K. Zheng, L. F. Lester, S. D. Hersee and J. Zolper, "Ohmic contacts to Si-implanted and Un-implanted N-type GaN", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., 395, 855-60 (1996).

  • L. Zhang, J. Ramer, J. Brown, K. Zheng, L. F. Lester and S. D. Hersee, "Electron cyclotron resonance etching characteristics of GaN in plasmas with and without hydrogen", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., 395, 763-767 (1996).

  • L. F. Lester, J. M. Brown, J. C. Ramer, S. D. Hersee and J. C. Zolper, "Stable, Un-annealed Ti/Al ohmic contracts to Si-implanted n-type GaN", 3rd International High Temperature Electron. Conference, VII27-VII30 (1996).


1994

  • S. T. Fu, L. F. Lester and T. Rogers, "Ku-band high power high efficiency pseudomorphic HEMT", Microwave Symposium Digest, 1994., IEEE MTT-S International, pp.793-796 vol.2, 23-27 May 1994.


1993

  • S. T. Fu, J. J. Komiak, L. F. Lester, K. H. G. Duh, P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao and T. H. Yu, "C-band 20 watt internally matched GaAs based pseudomorphic HEMT power amplifiers", Gallium Arsenide Integrated Circuit (GaAs IC) Symposium, 1993. Technical Digest 1993., 15th Annual , pp.355-358, 10-13 Oct 1993.

  • S. T. Fu, J. J. Komiak, L. F. Lester, K. H. G. Duh, P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao and T. H. Yu, "C-Band 20 Watt internally matched GaAs-based pseudomorphic HEMT power amplifiers", GaAs IC Symp. Tech. Digest 1993, 355-358 (1993).

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1992

  • L. F. Lester, W. J. Schaff, S. S. O'Keefe, X. Song, B. A. Foreman and L. F. Eastman, "Differential gain and damping factor in strained InGaAs/GaAs quantum well lasers", SPIE Proc. of Laser Diode Technology and Applications IV, 127-138 (1992).  Pdf

  • L. F. Lester, S. S. O'Keefe, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "Modulation characteristics of short cavity strained-layer lasers", SPIE Proc. of High Speed Electronics and Optoelectronics, 92-100 (1992).  Pdf

  • S. S. O'Keefe, L. F. Lester, D. Teng, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "Effects of quantum well design on the optical and microwave performance of strained-layer GaInAs/GaAs lasers", SPIE Proc. of Optoelectronics and Signal Processing for Phased Array Antennas III, 294-303 (1992).  Pdf

  • L. F. Lester, S. S. O'Keefe, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "Extremely high bandwidth strained-layer InGaAs/GaAs quantum well lasers", GaAs and Related Compounds 1992, 205-210 (1992).

  • L. F. Lester, S. S. O'Keefe, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "Variation of high-frequency laser parameters with well number in strained-layer quantum well lasers", CLEO '92 Tech. Digest, 376, Anaheim, CA, May 1992.


1991

  • L. F. Lester, W. J. Schaff, X. Song, S. D. Offsey and L. F. Eastman, "High-speed short cavity strained-layer multiple quantum well lasers", High Speed Semiconductor Devices and Circuits, 1991., Proceedings IEEE/Cornell Conference on Advanced Concepts in, pp.229-237, 5-7 Aug 1991.

  • L. F Lester, D. Teng and L. F. Eastman, "Comparison of three different models for calculating the differential gain in strained-layer quantum well lasers", IEEE Semiconductor Laser Workshop, Baltimore, MD, May 1991.

  • L. F. Lester, W. J. Schaff, S. D. Offsey and L. F. Eastman, "InGaAs-GaAs strained-layer multiple quantum well lasers fabricated by chemically assisted ion beam etching", CLEO '91 Tech. Digest, 66, Baltimore, MD, May 1991.

  • L. F. Lester, D. Teng, S. S. O'Keefe, W. J. Schaff and L. F. Eastman, "Design of quantum well lasers for high differential gain", Abstracts 1991 LEOS Annual Meeting, p. 86, San Jose, CA, November 1991.

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1990

  • W. J. Schaff, S. D. Offsey, L. F. Lester and L. F. Eastman, "Strained GaInAs quantum well lasers grown by molecular beam epitaxy for improved microwave frequency modulation bandwidths", Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, 1990. LEOS '90. Conference Proceedings., IEEE, pp.465-468, 4-9 Nov 1990.

  • S. D. Offsey, W. J. Schaff, L. F. Lester and L. F. Eastman, "Comparison of single and multiple quantum well strained layer InGaAs/GaAs/AlGaAs lasers grown by molecular beam epitaxy", GaAs and Related Compounds 1990, 551-554 (1990).

  • S. D. Offsey, W. J. Schaff, L. F. Lester and L. F. Eastman "Single and multiple quantum well strained layer InGaAs-GaAs-AlGaAs lasers grown by molecular beam epitaxy", Extended Abstracts of the 22nd Conference on Solid State Devices and Materials, 545-548 (1990).


1989

  • D. W. Ferguson, P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao, L. F. Lester, R. P. Smith, P. Ho, A. A. Jabra and J. M. Ballingall, "44 GHz hybrid HEMT power amplifiers", Microwave Symposium Digest, 1989., IEEE MTT-S International, pp.987-990 vol.3, 13-15 Jun 1989.

  • L. F. Lester, M. C. Foisy, M. Y. Kao, P. Ho, D. W. Ferguson, R. P. Smith, P. M. Smith and J. M. Ballingall, "High efficiency 0.25 micron gate-length pseudomorphic heterostructure FETs at millimeter-wave frequencies", Dev. Res. Conf., Boston, MA, June 1989.


1988


  • L. F. Lester, P. M. Smith, P. Ho, P. C. Chao, R.C. Tiberio, K. H. G. Duh and E. D. Wolf, "0.15 m gate-length double recess pseudomorphic HEMT with f max of 350 GHz", Electron Devices Meeting, 1988. Technical Digest., International, vol. 34, pp.172-175, 11-14 Dec 1988.

  • L. F. Lester, P. M. Smith, P. Ho, P. C. Chao, R. C. Tiberio, K. H. G. Duh and E. D. Wolf, "0.15 m Gate-length double recess pseudomorphic HEMT with fmax of 350 GHz", 1988 International Electron Devices Meeting Technical Digest, 172-175, San Francisco USA (1988).

  • P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao, L. F. Lester, R. P. Smith, B. R. Lee, D. W. Ferguson, A. A. Jabra, J. M. Ballingall and K. H. G. Duh, "InGaAs pseudomorphic HEMTs for millimeter wave power applications", Microwave Symposium Digest, 1988., IEEE MTT-S International, pp.927-930 vol.2, 25-27 May 1988.

  • K. H. G. Duh, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, L. F. Lester, B. R. Lee, J. M. Ballingall and M. Y. Kao, "Millimeter-wave low-noise HEMT amplifiers", Microwave Symposium Digest, 1988., IEEE MTT-S International, pp.923-926 vol.2, 25-27 May 1988.

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1987

  • P. M. Smith, P. C. Chao, K. H. G. Duh, L. F. Lester, B. R. Lee and J. M. Ballingall, "Advances in HEMT technology and applications", Microwave Symposium Digest, MTT-S International, vol.87, no.2, pp. 749- 752, Jun 1987.

  • P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, K. H. G. Duh, J. M. Ballingall, L. F. Lester, B. R. Lee, A. A. Jabra and R. C. Tiberio, "High performance 0.1 m gate-length planar-doped HEMTs", Electron Devices Meeting, 1987 International, vol.33, pp. 410- 413, 1987.


1986

  • M. I. Aksun, H. Morkoc, L. F. Lester, K. H. G. Duh, P. M. Smith, P.C. Chao, M. Longerbone and L. P. Erickson, "Microwave characterization of quarter-micron GaAs metal semiconductor field effect transistors on Si substrates", Electron Devices Meeting, 1986 International, vol.32, pp. 752- 754, 1986.

  • T. Henderson, M. I. Aksun, C. K. Peng, H. Morkoc, P. C. Chao, P. M. Smith, K. H. G. Duh and L. F. Lester, "Power and noise performance of the pseudomorphic modulation doped field effect transistor at 60 GHz", Electron Devices Meeting, 1986 International, vol.32, pp. 464- 466, 1986.

  • T. H. Yu, W. M. Kong, L. F. Lester, P. M. Smith, K. H. G. Duh and J. C. M. Hwang, "Multi-step rapid thermal annealing of Si-implanted GaAs for microwave discrete devices and monolithic integrated circuits Fabrication", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp., 52, 409-416 (1986).


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PhD dissertation


  • "TIME DOMAIN CHARACTERIZATION OF MONOLITHIC QUANTUM DOT PASSIVELY MODE-LOCKED LASERS"
     Jesse Mee (2013)    
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  • "THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL TRENDS OF PASSIVELY MODE-LOCKED QUANTUM DOT LASERS"
     Ravi Raghunathan (2013)    
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  • "EXTERNAL CONTROL OF SEMICONDUCTOR NANOSTRUCTURE LASERS"
     Nader Naderi (2011)    
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  • "DESIGN AND INTEGRATION OF DISCRETE COMPONENTS FOR LOW ENERGY WDM SILICON PHOTONICS ON CMOS SYSTEMS"
     William Zortman (2011)    
    Pdf

  • "MICROWAVE TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS FOR SEMICONDUCTOR QUANTUM DOT MODE-LOCKED LASERS"
     Chang-Yi Lin (2011)    
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  • "TECHNIQUES FOR HIGH-SPEED DIRECT MODULATION OF QUANTUM DOT LASERS"
     Yan Li (2008)    
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  • "QUANTUM DOT MULTI-SECTION LIGHT EMITTERS"
     YC Xin (2006)    
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  • "DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF QUANTUM DOT DISTRIBUTED FEEDBACK LASERS"
     Hui Su (2004)    
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MS thesis


  • "1.2-MICRON MULTI-SECTION QUANTUM DOT SUPERLUMINESCENT DIODES"
     Therese A. Saiz (2008)    
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  • "QUANTUM DOT GAIN-LEVER LASER DIODE"
     Nader A. Naderi (2007)    
    Pdf

  • "INJECTION LOCKING CHARACTERISTICS OF INDIUM ARSENIDE QUANTUM DASH LASERS"
     Aaron Moscho (2007)    
    Pdf

  • "DOUBLE-INTERVAL TECHNIQUE FOR HIGHER ORDER HARMONIC GENERATION OF A QUANTUM DOT MODE-LOCKED LASER"
     Furquan Chiragh (2006)    
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Book Chapters

  • M. T. Crowley, N. A. Naderi, H. Su, H.; Grillot, F.; Lester, L.F.; "GaAs-based quantum dot lasers," Advances in Semiconductor Lasers vol. 85, pp. 371-418, Academic Press (2012).

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