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Integrated Comb Laser

Research Area: Integrated lasers and LEDs , Integrated nonlinear optics

Main Researcher: Bart Kuyken

Integrated mode-locked lasers offer several advantages over traditional continuous wave lasers as they allow for parallelisation. This stems from the many equidistant laser lines they emit. Here we want to make integrated version of these type of type of lasers. We want to integrate the lasers on a SiN platform to exploit the low linear losses of these waveguides.


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Publications

    International Journals

  1. E. Vissers, S. Poelman, H. Wenzel, H. Christopher, K. Van Gasse, A. Knigge, B. Kuyken, Hybrid integrated mode-locked laser using a GaAs-based 1064 nm gain chip and a SiN external cavity, Optics Express, 30(23), p.42394-42405 doi:10.1364/OE.474671 (2022)  Download this Publication (4MB).
  2. A. Hermans, K. Van Gasse, B. Kuyken, On-chip optical comb sources, APL Photonics (invited), 7, p.100901 doi:10.1063/5.0105164 (2022)  Download this Publication (10MB).
  3. A. Hermans, K. Van Gasse, J. O. Kjellman, C. Caer, T. Nakamura, Y. Inada, K. Hisada, T. Hirasawa, S. Cuyvers, S. Kumari, A. Marinins, R. Jansen, G. Roelkens, P. Soussan, X. Rottenberg, B. Kuyken, High-pulse-energy III-V-on-silicon-nitride mode-locked laser, APL Photonics, 6, p.096102 doi:10.1063/5.0058022 (2021)  Download this Publication (6.5MB).
  4. E. Vissers, S. Poelman, C. Op de Beeck, K. Van Gasse, B. Kuyken, Hybrid integrated mode-locked laser diodes with a silicon nitride extended cavity, Optics Express, 29(10), p.15013-15022 doi:10.1364/OE.422621 (2021)  Download this Publication (4MB).
  5. A. Verschelde, K. Van Gasse, B. Kuyken, M. Giudici, G. Huyet, M. Marconi, Analysis of the phase-locking dynamics of a III-V-on-silicon frequency comb laser, OSA Continuum, 4(1), p.129-136 doi:10.1364/OSAC.412039 (2021)  Download this Publication (3.7MB).
      International Conferences

    1. M. Billet, L.N Reis, T. Vanackere, T. Vandekerckhove, F. Leo, G. Roelkens, B. Kuyken, Heterogeneous integration on silicon nitride for integrated photonics: lasers and nonlinear materials., (invited) publication in JNTE 2022, France,  (to be published)  Download this Publication (147KB).
    2. T. Reep, C. Wu, E. Vissers, S. Brems, D. Yudistira, J. Van Campenhout, M. Pantouvaki, D. Van Thourhout, B. Kuyken, An experimental demonstration of a passively mode-locked laser using an integrated graphene saturable absorber, accepted for publication in IEEE Benelux,  (to be published).
    3. M. Torreele, S. Cuyvers, T. Reep, K. Van Gasse, E. Bente, B. Kuyken, Hybrid modeling technique for on-chip extended cavity semiconductor mode-locked lasers, accepted for publication in 28th International Semiconductor Laser Conference, Japan,  (to be published).
    4. I. Luntadila Lufungula, A.Shams-Ansari, D. Renaud, C. Op de Beeck, S. Cuyvers, S. Poelman, G. Roelkens, M. Loncar, B. Kuyken, Post-deadline: On-chip electro-optic frequency comb generation using a heterogeneously integrated laser, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, (2022).
    5. A. Hermans, K. Van Gasse, J. O. Kjellman, C. Caer, T. Nakamura, Y. Inada, K. Hisada, T. Hirasawa, S. Kumari, A. Marinins, R. Jansen, G. Roelkens, P. Soussan, X. Rottenberg, B. Kuyken, III-V-on-Silicon-Nitride Mode-Locked Laser with 2 pJ On-Chip Pulse Energy, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, p.SM1A.1 doi:10.1364/CLEO_SI.2021.SM1A.1 (2021)  Download this Publication (407KB).
    6. J. Zhang, C. Op de Beeck, B. Haq, S. Cuyvers, A. Hermans, J. De Witte, E. Soltanian, A. Gocolinska, E. Pelucchi, B. Corbett, A. J. Trindate, C. Bowers, J. Van Campenhout, G. Lepage, P. Verheyen, III-V-on-Si/SiN lasers realized using micro-transfer printing, SPIE photonics west (invited), (2021).
    7. S. Cuyvers, S. Poelman, K. Van Gasse, B. Kuyken, Novel Hybrid Modeling Strategy for Semiconductor Mode-Locked Lasers , OSA Laser Congress, (2020).
    8. K. Van Gasse, B. Kuyken, A. Verschelde, M. Giudici, M. Marconi, G. Huyet, Analysis of the Phase-Locking Dynamics of a III-V-on-Silicon Ring Mode-Locked Laser, Frontiers in Optics, p.paper FW7F.3 (2020).
    9. K. Van Gasse, J. Huh, Z.Chen, S. Poelman, Z. Wang, G. Roelkens, T. W. Haensch, B. Kuyken, N. Picque, III-V-on-silicon mode-locked lasers with 1-GHz line spacing for dual-comb spectroscopy, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), United States, p.paper SF1G.5 (2 pages) (2020)  Download this Publication (341KB).
    10. Z. Chen, K. Van Gasse, E. Vincentini, J. H. Huh, S. Poelman, Z. Wang, G. Roelkens, T. Haensch, B. Kuyken, N. Picque, High-resolution dual-comb gas-phase spectroscopy with a mode-locked laser on a photonic chip, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), United States, p.paper JTh4A.8 (3 pages) (2020)  Download this Publication (611KB).

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