Publications

Preprints

  1. S Gundavarapu, M Puckett, T Huffman, R. Behunin, J. Wu, T. Qiu, G. M. Brodnik, C. P. Pinho, D. Bose, P. T. Rakich, J. Nohava, K. D. Nelson. M. Salit, and D. J. Blumenthal “Integrated Waveguide Brillouin Laser.” Arxiv, 1709.04512 [PDF]

  2. N. T. Otterstrom, R. O. Behunin, E. A. Kittlaus, Z. Wang, and P. T. Rakich, “A silicon Brillouin laser.” Arxiv, 1705.05813 [PDF]

  3. W. H. Renninger, P. Kharel, R. O. Behunin, and P. T. Rakich, “Bulk Crystalline Optomechanics.” Arxiv, 1703.08231 [PDF]

  4. P. T. Rakich and F. Marquardt. “Quantum Theory of Continuum Optomechanics.” Arxiv, 1610.03012 [PDF]

  5. Qiu, Wenjun, P. T. Rakich, Marin Soljacic, and Zheng Wang. “Stimulated brillouin scattering in slow light waveguides.” Arxiv, 1210.0738 [PDF]

  6. R. Behunin, P. Kharel, W. Renninger, H. Shin, F. Carter, E. Kittlaus, and P.T. Rakich, “Long-lived guided phonons by manipulating two-level systems in silica,” Arxiv, 1501.04248. [PDF]

Journal Publications

  1. Y. Chu, P. Kharel, W. H. Renninger, L. D. Burkhart, L. Frunzio, P. T. Rakich, R. J. Schoelkopf, “Quantum acoustics with superconducting qubits.” Science , September (2017) (10.1126/science.aao1511) [PDF]

  2. E. A. Kittlaus, N. T. Otterstrom, and P. T. Rakich, “On-chip Inter-modal Brillouin Scattering.” Nature Communications July (2017)[PDF]

  3. R. O. Behunin, P. Kharel. W. H. Renninger, and P. T. Rakich. “Engineering dissipation with phononic spectral hole burning.” Nature Materials December (2016) (doi:10.1038/nmat4819) [PDF]

  4. E. A. Kittlaus, H. Shin, and P.T. Rakich, “Large Brillouin amplification in silicon,” Nature Photonics June (2016) (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2016.112) [PDF]

  5. W. Renninger, R.O. Behunin, and P.T. Rakich, “Guided-wave Brillouin scattering in air,” Optica, (3): 1313-1319 (2016).[PDF]

  6. R. O. Behunin, F. Intravaia, and P. T. Rakich, “Dimensional transformation of defect-induced noise, dissipation, and nonlinearity,” Physical Review B, (93): 224110 (2016).[PDF]

  7. W. Renninger and P.T. Rakich, “Closed-form solutions and scaling laws for Kerr frequency combs,” Scientific Reports, (6): 24742. [PDF]

  8. P. Kharel, R. O. Behunin, W. Renninger, and P. T. Rakich, “Noise and dynamics in forward Brillouin interactions,” Physical Review A, (93): 063806 (2016). [PDF]

  9. W. Renninnger, P. Kharel, R. O. Behunin, E Kittlaus, H. Shin, and P.T. Rakich, “Forward Brillouin Scattering in Hollow-core Photonic Bandgap Fibers,” New Journal of Physics (18):025008 (2016) [PDF]

  10. H. Shin, J. A. Cox, R. Jarecki, A. Starbuck, Z. Wang, and P.T. Rakich, “Control of coherent information via on-chip photonic-phononic emitter-receivers,” Nature Communications (6):6427 (2015) [PDF]

  11. S. H. Mousavi, P.T. Rakich, and Z. Wang, “Strong THz and Infrared Optical Forces on a Suspended Single-Layer Graphene Sheet,” ACS Photonics 1 (11): 1107-1115 (2014). [PDF]

  12. H. Shin, P.T. Rakich “Optomechanics: Photons that pivot and shuttle,” Nature Nanotechnology 9 (11): 878-880 (2014). [PDF]

  13. W. Qiu, P.T. Rakich, H. Shin, H. Dong, M. Soljacic, and Z. Wang, “Stimulated Brillouin scattering in nanoscale silicon step-index waveguides: a general framework of selection rules and calculating SBS gain,” Optics Express , 21 (25): 31402-31419 (2013). [PDF]

  14. H. Shin, W. Qi, R. Jarecki, J.A. Cox, R.H. Olsson, A. Starbuck, Z. Wang, and P.T. Rakich “Tailorable stimulated Brillouin scattering in nanoscale silicon waveguides,” Nature Communications (4):1944 (2013).[PDF] [See News & Views by Luc Thevenaz – Nature Photonics]

  15. S. M., Hendrickson, C. N. Weiler, R. M. Camacho, P. T. Rakich, A. I. Young, M. J. Shaw, T. B. Pittman, J. D. Franson, and B. C. Jacobs. ”All-optical-switching demonstration using two-photon absorption and the zeno effect,” Physical Review A , 87(2):023808 (2013). [PDF]

  16. P.T. Rakich, C. Reinke, R. Camacho, P. Davids, and Z. Wang, “Giant enhancement of stimulated Brillouin scattering in the sub-wavelength limit,” Physical Review X 2(1):011008 (2012) [PDF]. [News & Views by Alex Gaeta Nature Photonics]

  17. Z. Wang and P.T. Rakich, “The response theory of optical forces in photonics systems: a simplified framework for examining conservative and non-conservative forces,” [Invited] Optics Express, 19(22):22322–22336 (2011). [PDF]

  18. P.T. Rakich, Z. Wang, and P. Davids, “Scaling of optical forces in dielectric waveguides: rigorous connection between radiation pressure and dispersion,” Optics Letters, 36(2):217 – 219 (2011). [PDF] [Among Top-10 Most Frequently Downloaded Papers – Jan 2011]

  19. P. E. Hopkins, L. M. Phinney, P. T. Rakich, III Olsson, R. H., and I. El-Kady, “Phonon considerations in the reduction of thermal conductivity in phononic crystals,” Applied Physics A, 103(3):575 – 579,(2011).[PDF]

  20. P.T. Rakich, P. Davids, and Z. Wang, “Tailoring optical forces in waveguides through radiation pressure and electrostrictive forces,” Optics Express, 18(14):14439 – 14453 (2010).[PDF]

  21. S. Egusa, Z. Wang, N. Chocat, Z. M. Ruff, A. M. Stolyarov, D. Shemuly, F. Sorin, P. T. Rakich, J. D. Joannopoulos, and Y. Fink, “Multimaterial piezoelectric fibres,” Nature Materials, 9(8):643 – 648 (2010).[PDF]

  22. J. Bravo-Abad, A. W. Rodriguez, J. D. Joannopoulos, P. T. Rakich, S. G. Johnson, and M. Soljacic, “Efficient low-power terahertz generation via on-chip triply-resonant nonlinear frequency mixing,” Applied Physics Letters, 96(10):101110 (2010).[PDF]

  23. P. T. Rakich, M. A. Popovic, and Z. Wang, “General treatment of optical forces and potentials in mechanically variable photonic systems,” Optics Express, 17(20):18116 – 18135 (2009).[PDF]

  24. P. E. Hopkins, P. T. Rakich, R. H. Olsson, I. F. El-Kady, and L. M. Phinney, “Origin of reduction in phonon thermal conductivity of microporous solids,” Applied Physics Letters, 95(16):161902 (2009).[PDF]

  25. P. T. Rakich, Y. Fink, and M. Soljacic, “Efficient mid-IR spectral generation via spontaneous fifth-order cascadedRaman amplification in silica fibers,” Optics Letters, 33(15):1690 – 1692 (2008).[PDF]

  26. T. Barwicz, C.W. Holzwarth, P.T. Rakich, M.A. Popovic, E.P. Ippen, and H.I. Smith, “Optical loss in silicon microphotonic waveguides induced by metallic contamination,” Applied Physics Letters, 92(13) (2008). [PDF]

  27. P. T. Rakich, M. A. Popovic, M. Soljacic, and E. P. Ippen, “Trapping, corralling and spectral bonding of optical resonances through optically induced potentials,” Nature Photonics, 1(11):658 – 665 (2007). [PDF]

  28. T. Barwicz, M. R. Watts, M. A. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, L. Socci, F. X. Kartner, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, “Polarization-transparent microphotonic devices in the strong confinement limit,” Nature Photonics, 1(1):57 – 60 (2007). [PDF]

  29. T. Barwicz, H. Byun, F. Gan, C. W. Holzwarth, M. A. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, M. R. Watts, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kaertner, H. I. Smith, J. S. Orcutt, R. J. Ram, V. Stojanovic, O. O. Olubuyide, J. L. Hoyt, S. Spector, M. Geis, M. Grein, T. Lyszczarz, and J. U. Yoon, “Silicon photonics for compact, energy-efficient interconnects,” [Invited] Journal of Optical Networking, 6(1):63 – 73 (2007).[PDF]

  30. P.T. Rakich, M.A. Popovic, M.R. Watts, T. Barwicz, H.I. Smith, and E.P. Ippen, “Ultrawide tuning of photonic microcavities via evanescent field perturbation,” Optics Letters, 31(9):1241 – 1243 (2006).[PDF] [Selected to be featured in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscience and Technology]

  31. P.T. Rakich, M.S. Dahlem, S. Tandon, M. Ibanescu, M. Soljacic, G.S. Petrich, J.D. Joannopoulos, L.A. Kolodziejski, and E.P. Ippen, “Achieving centimetre-scale supercollimation in a large-area two-dimensional photonic crystal,” Nature Materials, 5(2):93 – 96 (2006).[PDF]

  32. M.A. Popovic, T. Barwicz, M.R. Watts, P.T. Rakich, L. Socci, E.P. Ippen, F.X. Kaertner, and H.I. Smith, “Multistage high-order microring-resonator add-drop filters,” Optics Letters, 31(17):2571 – 2573 (2006).[PDF]

  33. C. W. Holzwarth, T. Barwicz, M. A. Popovic, P. T. Rakich, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kaertner, and Henry I. Smith, “Accurate resonant frequency spacing of microring filters without postfabrication trimming,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 24(6):3244 – 3247 (2006).[PDF]

  34. T. Barwicz, M.A. Popovic, M.R. Watts, P.T. Rakich, E.P. Ippen, and H.I. Smith, “Fabrication of add-drop filters based on frequency-matched microring resonators,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24(5):2207 – 2218 (2006).[PDF]

  35. P.T. Rakich, H. Sotobayashi, J.T. Gopinath, S.G. Johnson, J.W. Sickler, C.W. Wong, J.D. Joannopoulos, and E.P. Ippen, “Nano-scale photonic crystal microcavity characterization with an all-fiber based 1.2-2.0 µm supercontinuum,” Optics Express, 13(3):821 – 825 (2005).[PDF]

  36. G.N. Nielson, D. Seneviratne, F. Lopez-Royo, P.T. Rakich, Y. Avrahami, M.R. Watts, H.A. Haus, H.L. Tuller, and G. Barbastathis, “Integrated wavelength-selective optical MEMS switching using ring resonator filters,” IEEE Photonic Technology Letters, 17(6):1190 – 1192 (2005).[PDF]

  37. S. Akiyama, M.A. Popovic, P.T. Rakich, K. Wada, E. Michel, H.A. Haus, E.P. Ippen, and L.C. Kimerling, “Air trench bends and splitters for dense optical integration in low index contrast,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 23(7):2271 – 2277 (2005).[PDF]

  38. C.W. Wong, P.T. Rakich, S.G. Johnson, M.H. Qi, H.I. Smith, Y. Jeon, G. Barbastathis, SG Kim, EP Ippen, and LC Kimerling, “Strain-tunable silicon photonic band gap microcavities in optical waveguides,” Applied Physics Letters, 84(8):1242 – 1244 (2004).[PDF]

  39. M.H. Qi, E. Lidorikis, P.T. Rakich, S.G. Johnson, J.D. Joannopoulos, E.P. Ippen, and H.I. Smith, “A threedimensional optical photonic crystal with designed point defects,” Nature, 429(6991):538 – 542 (2004).[PDF]

  40. T. Barwicz, M.A. Popovic, P.T. Rakich, M.R. Watts, H.A. Haus, E.P. Ippen, and H.I. Smith, “Microring-resonatorbased add-drop filters in SiN: fabrication and analysis,” Optics Express, 12(7) (2004).[PDF]

  41. S. Assefa, P.T. Rakich, P. Bienstman, S.G. Johnson, G.S. Petrich, J.D. Joannopoulos, L.A. Kolodziejski, E.P. Ippen, and H.I. Smith, “Guiding 1.5 µm light in photonic crystals based on dielectric rods,” Applied Physics Letters, 85(25):6110 – 6112 (2004).[PDF]

  42. A.A. Erchak, D.J. Ripin, S. Fan, P. T. Rakich, J.D. Joannopoulos, E.P. Ippen, G.S. Petrich, and L.A. Kolodziejski, “Enhanced coupling to vertical radiation using a two-dimensional photonic crystal in a semiconductor light-emitting diode,” Applied Physics Letters, 78(5):563 – 565 (2001).[PDF]