Publications

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications


  • M. H. Idjadi and F. Aflatouni, "Integrated Pound-Drever-Hall laser stabilization system in silicon," Nature Communications 8, 1209 doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01303-y (2017).
  • F. Ashtiani and F. Aflatouni, "Integrated electro-optical phase-locked loop for high resolution optical synthesis," Optics Express, vol. 25, no. 14, pp. 16171-16181 (2017).
  • Z. Xuan, R. Ding, Y. Liu, T. Baehr-Jones, M. Hochberg and F. Aflatouni, "A Low-Power Hybrid-Integrated 40-Gb/s Optical Receiver in Silicon," in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-7, 2017.
  • Z. Xuan, R. Ding, Y. Liu, T. Baehr-Jones , M. Hochberg, and F. Aflatouni, "A low-power 40 Gb/s optical receiver in silicon," in IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium Dig. Papers, pp. 315-318, 2015.
  • B. Abiri, F. Aflatouni, and A. Hajimiri, "Self-equalizing photodiodes, a hybrid electro-optical approach to tackle bandwidth limitation in high-speed signaling," Optics Express, vol. 25, no. 16, pp. 19137-19146 (2017).
  • M. Bagheri, G. D. Spiers, C. Frez, S. Forouhar, and F. Aflatouni, "Linewidth measurement of distributed-feedback semiconductor lasers operating near 2.05 ┬Ám," Photonic Technology Letters, vol. 27, no. 18, pp. 1934-1937 (2015).
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, A. Rekhi, and A. Hajimiri, "Nanophotonic coherent imager," Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 5117-5125 (2015).
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, A. Rekhi, and A. Hajimiri, "Nanophotonic projection system," Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 16, pp. 21012-21022 (2015).
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, A. Rekhi, H. Abediasl, H. Hashemi, and A. Hajimiri, "Electronic laser phase noise reduction," in IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium Dig. Papers, pp. 265-268, 2013.
  • F. Aflatouni and H. Hashemi, "Wideband tunable laser phase noise reduction using single side-band modulation in an electro-optical feed-forward scheme," Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 2, January 2012
  • F. Aflatouni and H. Hashemi, "An electronically controlled optical phased array," in IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Dig. Papers, WEPN-6, 2012.
  • F. Aflatouni and H. Hashemi, "Light source independent linewidth reduction of lasers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) Dig. Papers, no. OW1G.6, 2012.
  • F. Aflatouni, M. Bagheri, and H. Hashemi, "Design methodology and architectures to reduce the semiconductor laser phase noise using electrical feed-forward schemes," in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, no. 11, pp. 3290-31683, November 2010.
  • F. Aflatouni and H. Hashemi,"A low power Ka-Band receiver front-end in 0.13mm SiGe BiCMOS for space transponders," in IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium Dig. Papers, pp. 1-4, October 2009 (Recipient of the 2010 NASA Tech Award).
  • F. Aflatouni and H. Hashemi, "A 1.8mW wideband 57dBW transimpedance amplifier in 0.13mm CMOS," in IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium Dig. Papers, pp. 57-60, 2009.
  • F. Aflatouni, O. Momeni, and H. Hashemi, "A heterodyne phase locked loop with GHz acquisition range for coherent locking of semiconductor lasers," in Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference, pp. 463-466, September 2007.
  • M. Bagheri, F. Aflatouni, A. Imani, A. Goel, and H. Hashemi, "Semiconductor laser phase noise cancellation using an electrical feed-forward scheme," Optics Letters, vol. 34, no. 19, pp. 2979-2981, October 1, 2009.
  • N. Satyan, W. Liang, F. Aflatouni, A. Yariv, A. Kewitsch, G. Rakuljic, and H. Hashemi, "Phase-controlled apertures using heterodyne optical phase-locked loops," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 20, no. 11, June 1, 2008.
  • N. Satyan, W. Liang, F. Aflatouni, A. Yariv, A. Kewitsch, G. Rakuljic, and H. Hashemi, "Applications of optical phase locked loops in coherent beam combining," in Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 6873, February 2008.
  • W. Liang, N. Satyan, F. Aflatouni, A. Yariv, A. Kewitsch, G. Rakuljic, and H. Hashemi, "Coherent beam combining with multi-level optical phase lock loops," Journal of Optical Society of America B, vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 29168-2939, December 2007.
  • W. Liang, N. Satyan, A. Yariv, A. Kewitsch, G. Rakuljic, F. Aflatouni, H. Hashemi, and J. Ungar, "Coherent power combination of two master-oscillator-power-amplifier (MOPA) semiconductor lasers using optical phase lock loops," Optics Express, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 3201-3205, March 2007.

Patents


  • F. Ashtiani and F. Aflatouni, "Integrated optical synthesizer with enhanced tuning range," US patent pending.
  • F. Ashtiani and F. Aflatouni, "Optically assisted ultra-wideband (UWB) imager," US patent pending.
  • M. Idjadi and F. Aflatouni, "Integrated Pound-Drever-Hall laser stabilization system," US patent pending.
  • Z. Xuan and F. Aflatouni, "Integrated coherent optical receiver with off PLL bandwidth demodulation," US patent pending.
  • F. Aflatouni and P. Sanjari, "Supply-free signature micro-sensor," US patent pending.
  • P. Sanjari and F. Aflatouni, "Digitally assisted analog support vector machine (SVM) for stochastic optimization," US patent pending.
  • F. Aflatouni and P. Sanjari "Optically assisted analog-to-digital converter," US patent pending.
  • F. Aflatouni, and A. Hajimiri, "Integrated optical phased arrays with optically enhanced elements," US patent pending.
  • A. Hajimiri and F. Aflatouni, "Thermally enhanced fast optical phase shifters," US patent pending.
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Integrated planar two-dimensional optical phased array," U.S. Patent No. 9,081,252, 2015.
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Integrated light source independent linewidth reduction of lasers," U.S. Patent No. 9,482,886, 2016.
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Amplification-free electro-optical oscillator," Publication number: US2015/489393 A1, April 2015.
  • B. Abiri, F. Aflatouni, and A. Hajimiri, "Self-equalizing photo-detector," US publication number: 20150331193 A1, 2015.
  • B. Abiri, F. Aflatouni, and A. Hajimiri, "Integrated wide target range optical coupling based Mach-Zehnder sensor," U.S. Patent No. 9,523,639, 2017.
  • S. Bowers, F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Optically driven active radiator," Publication number: US2014/0161464 A1, June 2014.
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Integrated coherent camera," Publication number: US 2014/0071249 A1, March 2014.
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Integrated optical phased arrays," US Patent No. 9,124,373, 2015.
  • F. Aflatouni and H. Hashemi, "A wideband tunable laser line-width reduction scheme," Publication number: US 2013/0215919 A1, Aug. 2013.
  • F. Aflatouni, B. Abiri, and A. Hajimiri, "Optically balanced opto-electronic oscillators," Publication number US20150078754 A1, 2014.