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2017:

Andrew J. Keller, Paul B. Dieterle, Michael T. Fang, Brett Berger, Johannes M. Fink, and Oskar Painter, "Superconducting qubits on silicon substrates for quantum device integration," arXiv:1703.1019, April 3, 2017 (pdf).

Christian Brendel, Vittorio Peano, Oskar Painter, and Florian Marquardt, "Snowflake Topological Insulator for Sound Waves," arXiv:1701.0633, January 23, 2017 (pdf).

Kejie Fang, Jie Luo, Anja Metelmann, Matthew H. Matheny, Florian Marquardt, Aashish A. Clerk, and Oskar Painter, "Generalized non-reciprocity in an optomechanical circuit via synthetic magnetism and reservoir engineering," Nature Physics, doi:10.1038/nphys4009, January 16, 2017 (pdf]
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1608.03620 (pdf)]

2016:

Michael J. Burek, Justin D. Cohen, Seán M. Meenehan, Thibaud Ruelle, Srujan Meesala, Jake Rochman, Haig Atikian, Matthew Markham, Daniel J. Twitchen, Mikhail D. Lukin, Oskar Painter, and Marko LonĨar, "Diamond Optomechanical Crystals," Optica, v3(12), pp. 1404-1411, November 18, 2016 (pdf).
[Supplementary Material (pdf)]
[arXiv:1512.04166 (pdf)]

Mahmoud Kalaee, Taofiq K. Paraiso, Hannes Pfeifer, and Oskar Painter, "Design of a quasi-2D photonic crystal optomechanical cavity with tunable, large x-squared-coupling," Optics Express, v24(19), art. 21308, September 6, 2016 (pdf).
[arXiv:1607.00988 (pdf)]

Johannes M. Fink, Mahmoud Kalaee, Alessandro Pitanti, Richard Norte, Lukas Heinzle, Marcelo Davanco, Kartik Srinivasan, and Oskar Painter, "Quantum electromechanics on silicon nitride nanomembranes," Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/ncomms12396, August 3, 2016 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1512.04660 (pdf)]

Paul B. Dieterle, Mahmoud Kalaee, Johannes Fink, and Oskar Painter, "Superconducting Cavity Electromechanics on a Silicon-on-Insulator Platform," Phys. Rev. Applied, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.6.014013, July 22, 2016 (pdf).
[arXiv:1601.04019 (pdf)]

Christian Brendel, Vittorio Peano, Oskar Painter, and Florian Marquardt, "Pseudomagnetic fields for sound at the nanoscale," arXiv:1607.04321, July 14, 2016 (pdf).

Kejie Fang, Matthew M. Matheny, Xingsheng Luan, and Oskar Painter, "Optical transduction and routing of microwave phonons in cavity-optomechanical circuits," Nature Photonics, DOI:10.1038/NPHOTON.2016.107, June 13, 2016 (pdf).
[arXiv:1508.05138 (pdf)]

Alfredo Rueda, Florian Sedlmeir, Michelle C. Collodo, Ulrich Vogl, Birgit Stiller, Gergard Schunk, Dmitry V. Strekalov, Christoph Marquardt, Johannes M. Fink, Oskar Painter, Gerd Leuchs, and Harald G. L. Schwefel, "Efficient microwave to optical photon conversion: an electro-optical realization," Optica, doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.3.000597, June 6, 2016 (pdf).
[arXiv:1601.07261 (pdf)]

Hannes Pfeiffer, Taofiq Paraiso, Leyun Zang, and Oskar Painter, "Design of tunable GHz-frequency optomechanical crystal resonators," Optics Express, doi: 10.1364/OE.24.011407, May 17, 2016 (pdf).
[arXiv:1603.05721 (pdf)]

2015:

Alex G. Krause, Jeff T. Hill, Max Ludwig, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, Florian Marquardt, and Oskar Painter, "Nonlinear radiation pressure dynamics in an optomechanical crystal," Phys. Rev,. Lett., DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.233601, December 4, 2015 (pdf). 
[arXiv:1504.05909 (pdf)]

Taofiq K. Paraiso, Mahmoud Kalaee, Leyun Zang, Hannes Pfeifer, Florian Marquardt, and Oskar Painter, "Position-squared coupling in a tunable photonic crystal optomechanical cavity," Phys. Rev. X, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.5.041024, November 12, 2015 (pdf).
[arXiv:1505.07291, May 27, 2015 (pdf)]

Sean M. Meenehan, Justin D. Cohen, Gregory S. MacCabe, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw, and Oskar Painter, "Pulsed excitation dynamics of an optomechanical crystal resonator near its quantum ground-state of motion," Phys. Rev. X, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.5.041002, October 6, 2015 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1503.05135, March 18, 2015 (pdf)]

A. Goban, C. -L. Hung, J. D. Hood, S. -P. Yu, J. A. Muniz, O. Painter, and H. J. Kimble, "Superradiance for atoms trapped along a photonic crystal waveguide," Phys. Rev. Lett., DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.063601, August 5, 2015 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1503.04503, March 16, 2015 (pdf)]

M. Schmidt, S. Keßler, V. Peano, O. Painter, and F. Marquardt, "Optomechanical creation of magnetic fields for photons on a lattice," Optica, DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.2.000635, July 10, 2015 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1502.07646, February 26, 2015 (pdf)]

Alex G. Krause, Tim D. Blasius, and Oskar Painter, "Optical read out and feedback cooling of a nanostring optomechanical cavity," arXiv:1506.01249, June 3, 2015 (pdf).

Justin D. Cohen, Sean M. Meenehan, Gregory S. MacCabe, Simon Groeblacher, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw, and Oskar Painter, "Phonon counting and intensity interferometry of a nanomechanical resonator," Nature, DOI:10.1038/nature14349, April 22, 2015 (pdf).
[Supplemental Information (pdf)]
[News and Views by Ivan Favero (pdf)]
[arXiv:1410.1047, October 4, 2014 (pdf)] 

Alessandro Pitanti, Johannes M. Fink, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Chan U. Lei, Jeff T. Hill, Alessandro Tredicucci, and Oskar Painter, "Strong electro-opto-mechanical coupling in a photonic crystal cavity," Optics Express, v23(3), DOI:10.1364/OE.23.003196, February 9, 2015 (pdf).
[arXiv:1407.2982 (pdf)]

2014:

Sean M. Meenehan, Justin D. Cohen, Simon Groeblacher, Jeff T. Hill, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Markus Aspelmeyer, and Oskar Painter, "Silicon optomechanical crystal resonator at millikelvin temperatures," Phys. Rev. A, v90, art. 011803(R), July 17, 2014 (pdf).
[Supplementaty Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1403:3703 (pdf)]

A. Goban, C.-L. Hung, S.-P. Yu, J. D. Hood, J. A. Muniz, J. H. Lee, M. J. Martin, A. C. McClung, K. S. Choi, D. E. Chang, O. Painter, and H. J. Kimble, "Atom-Light Interactions in Photonic Crystals", Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4808, May 8, 2014 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)] 
[arXiv:1312.3446, December 12, 2013 (pdf)]

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jeff T. Hill, Sean Meenehan, Jasper Chan, Simon Groeblacher, and Oskar Painter, "Two-dimensional phononic-photonic bandgap optomechanical crystal cavity," Phys. Rev. Lett. v112, art. 153603, April 14, 2014 (pdf).
Physics Viewpoint by Florian Marquardt (pdf).
[arXiv:1401.1493 (pdf)]

S.-P. Yu, J. D. Hood, J. A. Muniz, M. J. Martin, Richard Norte, C.-L. Hung, Sean M. Meenehan, Justin D. Cohen, Oskar Painter, and H. J. Kimble, "Nanowire photonic crystal waveguides for single-atom trapping and strong light-matter interactions," App. Phys. Lett., v104, art. 111103, March 18, 2014 (pdf).
[arXiv:1402.1147 (pdf)]

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini and Oskar Painter, "Optomechanical Crystal Devices," a book chapter in Cavity Optomechanics: Nano- and Micromechanical Resonators Interacting with Light, July 7, 2014 (Springer link).

2013:

Simon Groeblacher, Jeff T. Hill, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, and Oskar Painter, "Highly efficient coupling from an optical fiber to a nanoscale silicon optomechanical cavity," App. Phys. Lett., v108(13), art. 181104, October 28, 2013 (pdf).
[arXiv:1309.1181 (pdf)]

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini and Oskar Painter, "Comment on 'A classical model for asymmetric sidebands in cavity optomechanical measurements'", arXiv:1306.5309, June 25, 2013 (pdf).

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Simon Groeblacher, Jeff T. Hill, Jasper Chan, Markus Aspelmeyer, and Oskar Painter, "Squeezed light from a silicon micromechanical resonator," Nature, v500, pg. 185–189, August 8, 2013 (pdf). Supplementary Information (SI).
[Caltech Press Release]
[IQIM blog by Amir]
[arxiv:1302.6179].

"A Quantum Experiment,"is an animated film by Jorge Cham of PhD Comics fame, describing some of the recent work in the Painter Lab on quantum cavity-optomechanics (starring cartoon versions of Amir Safavi-Naeini and OJP).

C.-L. Hung, S. M. Meenehan, D. E. Chang, O. Painter, and H. J. Kimble, "Trapped Atoms in One-Dimensional Photonic Crystals," New Journal of Physics, v15, art. 083026, August 9, 2013 (pdf).
[arXiv:1301.5252]

Justin Cohen, Sean Meenehan, and Oskar Painter, "Optical coupling to nanoscale optomechanical cavities for near quantum-limited motion transduction," Optics Express, v21(9), May 6, 2013 (pdf).
[arXiv:1302.1807]

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, Jeff T. Hill, Simon Groeblacher, Haixing Miao, Yanbei Chen, Markus Aspelmeyer, and Oskar Painter, "Laser noise in cavity-optomechanical cooling and thermometry," New J. Phys., v15, art. 035007, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/15/3/035007, March 6, 2013 (pdf).
[arXiv:1210.2671 (pdf)]

2012:

Jeff T. Hill, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, and Oskar Painter, "Coherent optical wavelength conversion via cavity-optomechanics," Nature Communications, v3, art. 1196, doi:10/1038/ncomms2201, Nov. 2012 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:1206.0704 (pdf)].

A. G. Krause, M. Winger, T. D. Blasius, Q. Lin, and O. Painter, "A high-resolution microchip optomechanical accelerometer," Nature Photonics, doi:10.1038/nphoton.2012.245, October 14, 2012 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[Caltech press release]
[arxiv:1203.5730 (pdf)].

Wei C. Jiang, Xiyuan Lu, Jidong Zhang, Oskar Painter, and Qiang Lin, "A silicon-chip source of bright photon-pair comb," arXiv:1210.4455, Oct. 16, 2012 (pdf).

Marcelo Davanço, Jasper Chan, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Oskar Painter, and Kartik Srinivasan, "Slot-mode-coupled optomechanical crystals," Optics Express, v20 (22), pp. 24394-24410, October 10, 2012 (pdf).

Farid Ya. Khalili, Haixing Miao, Huan Yang, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Oskar Painter, and Yanbei Chen, "Quantum back-action in measurements of zero-point mechanical oscillations," PHYSICAL REVIEW A, v86, art. 033840, September 25, 2012 (pdf).

Jasper Chan, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jeff T. Hill, Sean Meenehan, and Oskar Painter, "Optimized optomechanical crystal cavity with acoustic radiation shield," Appl. Phys. Lett., v101, art. 081115, August 23, 2012 (pdf).

M. Ludwig, A. Safavi-Naeini, O. Painter, F. Marquardt, "Enhanced Quantum Nonlinearities in a Two-Mode Optomechanical System," Physical Review Letters, v109, art. 063601, August 7, 2012 (pdf).

Hansuek Lee, Tong Chen, Jiang Li, Ki Youl Yang, Seokmin Jeon, Oskar Painter and Kerry J. Vahala, "Chemically etched ultrahigh-Q wedge-resonator on a silicon chip," Nature Photonics, v6, pg. 369-373, June 2012 (pdf).

Hansuek Lee, Tong Chen, Jiang Li, Oskar Painter and Kerry J. Vahala, "Ultra-low-loss optical delay line on a silicon chip," Nature Communications, v3, art. 867, May 2012 (pdf).

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, Jeff T. Hill, T. P. Mayer Alegre, Alex Krause, and Oskar Painter, "Observation of quantum motion of a nanomechanical resonator," Phys. Rev. Lett., art. 033602, Jan. 17, 2012 (pdf).
[Viewpoints by Aash Clerk (pdf)]

K.-K. Ni, R. Norte, D. J. Wilson, J. D. Hood, D. E. Chang, O. Painter, and H.J. Kimble, "Enhancement of Mechanical Q Factors by Optical Trapping," Phys. Rev. Lett., v108, art. 214302, May 2012 (pdf).

D. E. Chang, K.-K. Ni, O. Painter, and H.J. Kimble, "Ultrahigh-Q mechanical oscillators through optical trapping," New Journal of Physics, v14, art. 045002, April 2012 (pdf).

2011:

M. Winger, T. D. Blasius, T. P. Mayer Alegre, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, S. Meenehan, J. Cohen, S. Stobbe, and O. Painter, "A chip-scale integrated cavity-electro-optomechanics platform," Optics Express, vol. 19(25), pg. 24905-24921, December 5, 2011 (pdf).

Jasper Chan, T. P. Mayer Alegre, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jeff T. Hill, Alex Krause, Simon Gröblacher, Markus Aspelmeyer & Oskar Painter, "Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state," Nature, v478, pg. 89–92, October 6, 2011 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[Nature "News and Views" by Florian Marquardt (pdf)]
[Caltech Press Release]

Lin Zhang, Yan Yan, Yang Yue, Qiang Lin, Oskar Painter, Raymond G. Beausoleil, and Alan E. Willner, "On-chip two-octave supercontinuum generation by enhancing self-steepening of optical pulses," Optics Express, vol. 19(12), pg. 11584-11590, June 6, 2011 (pdf).

A. H. Safavi-Naeini, T. P. Mayer Alegre, J. Chan, M. Eichenfield, M. Winger, Q. Lin, J. T. Hill, D. E. Chang & O. Painter, "Electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light with optomechanics," Nature, v472, pg. 69-73, April 7, 2011 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]

Thiago P. Mayer Alegre, Raviv Perahia, and Oskar Painter, "Quasi-two-dimensional optomechanical crystals with a complete phononic bandgap," Optics Express, vol. 19(6), pg. 5658-5669, March 14, 2011 (pdf).

D. E. Chang, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, M Hafezi and O Painter, "Slowing and stopping light using an optomechanical crystal array," New Journal of Physics, v13, art. 023003, February 1, 2011 (pdf).

Amir H. Safavi-Naeini and Oskar Painter, "Proposal for an optomechanical traveling wave phonon-photon translator," New Journal of Physics, v13, art. 013017, January 13, 2011 (pdf).

2010:

R. Perahia, J. D. Cohen, S. Meenehan, T. P. Mayer Alegre, and O. Painter, "Electrostatically tunable optomechanical “zipper” cavity laser," Applied Physics Letters, v97, art. 191112, November 12, 2010 (pdf).

Amir Safavi-Naeini, Thiago P. Mayer Alegre, Martin Winger, and Oskar Painter, "Optomechanics in an ultrahigh-Q two-dimensional photonic crystal cavity," Applied Physics Letters, v97, art. 181106, November 4, 2010 (pdf).

Amir Safavi-Naeini and Oskar Painter, "Design of optomechanical cavities and waveguides on a simultaneous bandgap phononic-photonic crystal slab," Optics Express, vol. 18(14), pg. 14926-14943, July 5, 2010 (pdf).

Thiago P. Mayer Alegre, Raviv Perahia, and Oskar Painter, "Optomechanical zipper cavity lasers: theoretical analysis of tuning range and stability," Optics Express, vol. 18(8), pg. 7872-7885, April 12, 2010 (pdf).

Q. Lin, J. Rosenberg, D. Chang, R. Camacho, M. Eichenfield, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, "Coherent mixing of mechanical excitations in nano-optomechanical structures," Nature Photonics, vol. 4, pg. 236-244, April 2010 (pdf).
[Supplementary Information (pdf)]
[arXiv:0908.1128v1]

Ivan S. Grudinin, Hansuek Lee, O. Painter, and Kerry J. Vahala, "Phonon Laser Action in a Tunable Two-Level System", Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 104(8), art. 083901, February 26, 2010 (pdf).

Jessie Rosenberg, Rajeev V. Shenoi, Sanjay Krishna, Oskar Painter, "Design of plasmonic photonic crystal resonant cavities for polarization sensitive infrared photodetectors", Optics Express, Vol. 18(4), pg. 3672-3686, February 15, 2010 (pdf).

D. E. Chang, C. A. Regal, S. B. Papp, D. J. Wilson, J. Ye, O. Painter, H. J. Kimble, and P. Zoller, "Cavity opto-mechanics using an optically levitated nanosphere", PNAS, vol. 107(3), pg. 1005-1010, January 19, 2010 (pdf).

2009:

R. Perahia, T. P. Mayer Alegre, A. Safavi-Naeini, and O. Painter, "Surface-plasmon mode hybridization in sub-wavelength microdisk lasers," App. Phys. Lett., vol. 95(20), art. 201114, November 16, 2009 (pdf).
[arXiv:0908.3515v1]

Jessie Rosenberg, Rajeev V. Shenoi, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Sanjay Krishna, Oskar Painter, "A multi-spectral and polarization-selective surface-plasmon resonant mid-infrared detector", Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 95(16), art. 161101, October 19, 2009 (pdf).
[arXiv e-print: arXiv:0907.2945v1]

M. Eichenfield, J. Chan, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, "Modeling Dispersive Coupling and Losses of Localized Optical and Mechanical Modes in Optomechanical Crystals," Opt. Express, Vol. 17(22), pp. 20078-20098, August 26, 2009 (pdf).
[arXiv:0908.0025v1]

M. Eichenfield, J. Chan, R. Camacho, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, "Optomechanical Crystals," Nature, doi:10.1038/nature08524, October 19, 2009 (Nature Link).
Supplementary Information (pdf).
[Nature Nanotechnology, "Research Highlights"]
[Nature News]
[arXiv e-print version: arXiv:0906.1236v1]

Q. Lin, J. Rosenberg, X. Jiang, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, "Mechanical oscillation and cooling actuated by the optical gradient force", Phys. Rev. Letters, art. 103601, August 31, 2009 (pdf).
Supplementary Information (pdf).
[arXiv e-print version: arXiv:0905.2716v1]

J. Rosenberg, Q. Lin, and O. Painter, "Static and dynamic wavelength routing via the gradient optical force", Nature Photonics, Vol. 3, pp. 478, August 2009 (Nature Photonics link).
Supplementary Information (pdf).
[arXiv e-print version: arXiv:0905.3336v1]

R. Camacho, J. Chan, M. Eichenfield, and O. Painter, "Characterization of radiation pressure and thermal effects in a nanoscale optomechanical cavity," Opt. Express, Vol. 17(18), pp. 15726-15735, August 20, 2009 (pdf).
[arXiv:0906.3345v1]

M. Eichenfield, R. Camacho, J. Chan, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, "A picogram- and nanometer-scale photonic crystal opto-mechanical cavity", Nature, Vol 459, pp. 550, May 28, 2009 (Nature link).
Supplementary Information (pdf).
[media coverage: ScienceNOW, Caltech press release]
[arXiv e-print version: physics/0812.2953]

P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, Kai-Mei Fu, R. G. Beausoleil, and O. Painter, "Coherent interference effects in a nano-assembled optical cavity-QED system", Opt. Express, Vol. 17(10), pp. 8081, May 11, 2009 (pdf).
[physics/0812.4505]

C. P. Michael, V. A. Sabnis, H. B. Yuen, A. Jamora, S. Semans, P. B. Atanackovic, and O. Painter, "High temperature cavity-polaritons in epitaxial Er2O3 on silicon", Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 94(13), pp. 131103, April 1, 2009 (pdf).

J. Chan, M. Eichenfield, R. Camacho, and O. Painter, "Optical and mechanical design of a "zipper" photonic crystal optomechanical cavity", Opt. Express, Vol. 17(5), pp. 3802, March 2, 2009 (pdf).
[physics/0812.4683]

2008:

C. P. Michael, H. B. Yuen, V. A. Sabnis, T. J. Johnson, R. Sewell, R. Smith, A. Jamora, A. Clark, S. Semans, P. B. Atanackovic, and O. Painter, "Growth, processing, and optical properties of epitaxial Er2O3 on silicon", Opt. Express, Vol. 16(24), pp. 19649, November 12, 2008 (pdf).

J. T. Robinson, K. Preston, O. Painter, and M. Lipson, "First-principle derivation of gain in high-index-contrast waveguides", Opt. Express, Vol. 16(21), pp. 16659, October 3, 2008 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, C. P. Michael, R. Perahia, and O. Painter, "Investigations of a coherently driven semiconductor optical cavity QED system", Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 78(3), pp. 033839, September 30, 2008 (pdf).
[physics/0806.4162]

Q. Lin, T. J. Johnson, C. P. Michael, and O. Painter, "Adiabatic self-tuning in a silicon microdisk optical resonator", Opt. Express, Vol. 16(19), pp. 14801, September 4, 2008 (pdf).

Q. Lin, T. J. Johnson, R. Perahia, C. P. Michael, and O. J. Painter, "A proposal for highly tunable optical parametric oscillation in silicon micro-resonators", Opt. Express, Vol. 16(14), pp. 10596, July 1, 2008 (pdf).

V. Moreau, R. Colombelli, R. Perahia, O. Painter, L. R. Wilson, and A. B. Krysa, "Proof-of-principle of surface detection with air-guided quantum cascade lasers," Opt. Express, v16 (9), pp. 6387, May 2, 2008 (pdf).

2007:

Q. Lin, O. J. Painter, and Govind P. Agrawal, "Nonlinear Optical Phenomena in Silicon Waveguides: Modeling and Applications", Opt. Express, Vol. 15(25), pp. 16604-16644, December 10, 2007 (pdf).

O. Painter "Microphotonics: Playing with atoms", Nature Photonics, v1 (11), pp.615-616, Nov. 2007 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan and O. Painter "Linear and nonlinear optical spectroscopy of a strongly-coupled microdisk-quantum dot system", Nature, Vol. 450, pp. 862, December 6, 2007 (pdf).
[physics/0707.3311]

V. Moreau, M. Bahriz, R. Colombelli, R. Perahia, O. Painter, L. R. Wilson, and A. B. Krysa, "Demonstration of air-guided quantum cascade lasers without top claddings," Opt. Express, Vol. 15(22), pp. 14861, October 26, 2007 (pdf).

M. Borselli, T. J. Johnson, and O. Painter "Accurate measurement of scattering and absorption loss in microphotonic devices", Optics Letters, v32 (20), pp. 2954-2956, Oct. 15, 2007 (pdf).
[physics/0707.1034]

M. Borselli, T. J. Johnson, C. P. Michael, M. D. Henry, and O. Painter "Encapsulation Layers for Low-Loss Silicon Photonics", App. Phys. Lett., v91 (13), art. no. 131117, Sep. 24, 2007 (pdf).
[physics/0707.0415]

K. Srinivasan, A. Stintz, S. Krishna, and O. Painter "Single quantum dot spectroscopy using a fiber taper waveguide near-field optic," App. Phys. Lett., v90 (9), art. no. 091102, Aug. 27, 2007 (pdf)
[physics/0706.1831]

M. Eichenfield, C. P. Michael, R. Perahia and O. Painter "Actuation of Micro-Optomechanical Systems Via Cavity-Enhanced Optical Dipole Forces", Nature Photonics, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 416-422, July 2, 2007 (Nature Photonics link).
News & Views article by M. Povinelli (link).
[physics/0702231]

M. Bahriz, O. Crisafulli, V. Moreau, R. Colombelli, and O. Painter, "Design of mid-IR and THz quantum cascade laser cavities with complete TM photonic bandgap," Opt. Express, v15 (10), pp. 5948-5965, May 1, 2007 (pdf).
[arXiv:0701.144 (pdf)]

C. P. Michael, M. Borselli, T. J. Johnson, C. Chrystal, and O. Painter "An optical fiber-taper probe for wafer-scale microphotonic device characterization," Opt. Express, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 4745-4752, April 4, 2007 (pdf).
[arXiv:0702.079]

K. Srinivasan and O. Painter "Mode coupling and cavity-quantum-dot interactions in a fiber-coupled microdisk cavity", Phys. Rev. A., v75, art. no. 023814, Feb. 23, 2007 (pdf).
[quant-ph/0606142]

C. P. Michael, K. Srinivasan, T. J. Johnson, O. Painter, K. H. Lee, K. Hennessy, H. Kim, and E. Hu "Wavelength- and material-dependent absorption in GaAs and AlGaAs microcavities," App. Phys. Lett., v90 (5), art. no. 051108, Jan. 29, 2007 (pdf).
[physics/0610200]

K. Srinivasan and O. Painter "Optical fiber taper coupling and high-resolution wavelength tuning of microdisk resonators at cryogenic temperatures", App. Phys. Lett., v90 (3), art. no. 031114, Jan. 19, 2007 (pdf).
[physics/0611127]

2006:

P. E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, O. Painter, B. Lev, H. Mabuchi "Integration of fiber coupled high-Q SiNx microdisks with atom chips", App. Phys. Lett., v89 (13), art. no. 131108, Sep. 27, 2006 (pdf).
[quant-ph/0605234]

K. T. Posani, V. Tripathi, S. Annamalai, N. R. Weisse-Bernstein, S. Krishna, R. Perahia, O. Crisafulli, and O. J. Painter, "Nanoscale quantum dot infrared sensors with photonic crystal cavity," App. Phys. Lett., v88, art. no. 151104, Mar. 27, 2006 (pdf).

M. Borselli, T. J. Johnson, and O. Painter "Measuring the role of surface chemistry in silicon microphotonics," App. Phys. Lett., v88 (13), art. no. 131114, Mar. 27, 2006 (pdf).
[arXiv:0512.040]

K. Srinivasan, M. Borselli, O. Painter, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna "Cavity Q, mode volume, and lasing threshold in small diameter AlGaAs microdisks with embedded quantum dots," Optics Express, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 1094-1105, Feb. 6, 2006 (pdf).

T. J. Johnson, M. Borselli, and O. Painter "Self-induced optical modulation of the transmission through a high-Q silicon microdisk resonator," Optics Express, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 817-831, Jan. 23, 2006 (pdf).

2005:

K. Srinivasan, A. Stintz, S. Krishna, and O. Painter "Photoluminescence measurements of quantum-dot-containing semiconductor microdisk resonators using optical fiber taper waveguides," Phys. Rev. B, Vol 72, 205318, Nov. 10 2005 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, M. Borselli, and O. Painter, "An optical fiber-based probe for photonic crystal microcavities," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (special issue on photonic crystals), Vol. 23, No. 7, pp. 1321-1329, July 2005 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, M. Borselli, T. J. Johnson, P.E. Barclay, O. Painter, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna "Optical loss and lasing characteristics of high-quality-factor AlGaAs microdisk resonators with embedded quantum dots," Appl. Phys. Lett. v86, 151106, April 6, 2005 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, and O. Painter "Photonic crystal microcavities for chip-based cavity QED ," Phys. Stat. Sol. (b), v242(6), pp. 1187-1191, March 24, 2005 (pdf).

M. Borselli, T. J. Johnson, and O. Painter, "Beyond the Rayleigh scattering limit in high-Q silicon microdisks: theory and experiment," Opt. Express, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 1515-1530, Mar 7, 2005 (pdf). 

P.E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, and O. Painter, "Nonlinear response of silicon photonic crystal micresonators excited via an integrated waveguide and fiber taper, " Optics Express, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 801-820, Feb. 7, 2005 (pdf). 
[physics/0412002]

S.A. Maier, M.D. Friedman, P.E. Barclay, and O. Painter, "Experimental demonstration of fiber-accessible metal nanoparticle plasmon waveguides for planar energy guiding and sending," Appl. Phys. Lett. v86(7), 071103, Feb. 14, 2005 (pdf).
[physics/0405105]

2004:

M. Borselli, K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, and O. Painter, "Rayleigh scattering, mode coupling, and optical loss in silicon microdisks," App. Phys. Lett., v85(17), pp. 3693-3695, Oct. 25, 2004 (pdf). 

K. Srinivasan and O. Painter, "Design of two-dimensional photonic crystal defect states for quantum cascade laser resonators," arXiv:0410068 (pdf). [Supplemental data (pdf)]

K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, M. Borselli, O. Painter, "Optical-fiber-based measurement of an ultrasmall volume high-Q photonic crystal microcavity," Phys. Rev. B, Rapid Communications, Vol. 70, 081306(R) Aug. 25, 2004 (pdf).
[quant-ph/0309190]

B. Lev, K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, O. Painter, and H. Mabuchi, "Feasibility of detecting single atoms using photonic bandgap cavities," Nanotechnology, Vol 15, S556-S561 2004 (pdf).
[quant-ph/0402093]

P.E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, M. Borselli, O. Painter, "Probing the dispersive and spatial properties of planar photonic crystal waveguide modes via highly efficient coupling from optical fiber tapers," App. Phys. Lett., v85(1), pp. 4-6, Jul. 5, 2004 (pdf).

P.E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, and O. Painter, "Optical fiber coupling to planar photonic crystal microcavities," arXiv:physics/0405064, May 13, 2004 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, O. Painter, R. Colombelli, C. Gmachl, D.M. Tennant, A.M. Sergent, D.L. Sivco, A.Y. Cho, M. Troccoli, and F. Capasso, "Lasing mode pattern of a quantum cascade photonic crystal surface-emitting microcavity laser," App. Phys. Lett., v84 (21), pp. 4164-4166, May. 24, 2004 (pdf).

S.A. Maier, P.E. Barclay, T.J. Johnson, M.D. Friedman, and O. Painter, "A low-loss fiber accessible plasmon photonic crystal waveguide for planar energy guiding and sensing," App. Phys. Lett., v84(20), pp. 3990-3992, May 17, 2004 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, O. Painter, J. Chen, A.Y. Cho, "Fabrication of high quality factor photonic crystal microcavities in InAsP/InGaAsP membranes," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 875-879, May, 2004 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, O. Painter, "Fabrication-tolerant high quality factor photonic crystal microcavities," Optics Express, Vol. 12, No. 7, pp. 1458-1463, Apr. 5, 2004 (pdf). 
[physics/0312060]

P.E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, M. Borselli, O. Painter, "Efficient input and output fiber coupling to a photonic crystal waveguide," Optics Letters, Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 697-699, Apr. 1, 2004 (pdf).

R. Colombelli, K. Srinivasan, M. Troccoli, O. Painter, C. Gmachl, D.M. Tennant, A.M. Sergent, D.L. Sivco, A.Y. Cho, and F. Capasso "Fabrication technologies for quantum cascade photonic-crystal microlasers," Nanotechnology, Vol. 15, pp. 675-681, 2004 (pdf).

2003:

D.M. Tennant, R. Colombelli, K. Srinivasan, M. Troccoli, O. Painter, C. Gmachl, F. Capasso, A.M. Sergent, D.L. Sivco, and A.Y. Cho, "Fabrication methods for a quantum cascade photonic crystal surface emitting laser," JVST-B, Vol 21(6), pp. 2907-2911 Nov/Dec. 2003 (pdf).

R. Colombelli, K. Srinivasan, M. Troccoli, O. Painter, C. Gmachl, D.M. Tennant, A.M. Sergent, D.L. Sivco, A.Y. Cho, and F. Capasso "Quantum cascade surface-emitting photonic crystal laser," Science, v302 (5649), pp. 1374-1377, Nov. 21, 2003 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, O. Painter, J. Chen, A.Y. Cho, C. Gmachl, "Experimental demonstration of a high-Q photonic crystal microcavity," App. Phys. Lett., v83(10), pp. 1915-1917, Sep. 8, 2003 (pdf).

P.E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, O. Painter, "Design of photonic crystal waveguides for evanescent coupling to optical fiber tapers and for integration with high-Q cavities," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, v20(11), pp. 2274-2284, Nov. 2003 (pdf).

P.E. Barclay, K. Srinivasan, M. Borselli, O. Painter, "Experimental demonstration of evanescent coupling from optical fiber tapers to photonic crystal waveguides," Electronics Letters, v39(11), pp. 842-844, May 29, 2003 (pdf).

O. Painter, K. Srinivasan, P.E. Barclay, "A Wannier-like Equation for Localized Resonant Cavity Modes of Locally Perturbed Photonic Crystals", Phys. Rev. B, v68, art. no. 035214, Jul. 2003 (pdf).

O. Painter, K. Srinivasan, "Localized defect states in two-dimensional photonic crystal slab waveguides: a simple model based upon symmetry analysis," Phys. Rev. B, v68, art. no. 035110, Jul. 2003 (pdf).

K. Srinivasan, O. Painter, "Fourier space design of high-Q cavities in standard and compressed hexagonal lattice photonic crystals," Optics Express, v11(6), pp. 579-593, Mar. 24, 2003 (pdf).

2002:

K. Srinivasan, O. Painter, "Momentum space design of high-Q photonic crystal optical cavities," Optics Express, v10(15), pp. 670-684, July 29, 2002 (pdf).

O. Painter, K. Srinivasan, "Polarization properties of dipolelike defect modes in photonic crystal nanocavities," Optics Letters, v27(5), pp. 339-341, March 1, 2002 (pdf).

2001:

O. Painter, K. Srinivasan, J.D. O'Brien, A. Scherer, P.D. Dapkus, "Tailoring of the resonant mode properties of optical nanocavities in two-dimensional photonic crystal slab waveguides," Journal of Optics A-Pure and Applied Optics, v3(6), pp. S161-S170, Nov. 2001 (pdf).

PRE-GROUP:

O. Painter, A. Husain, A. Scherer, P.T. Lee, I. Kim, J.D. O'Brien, P.D. Dapkus, "Lithographic tuning of a two-dimensional photonic crystal laser array," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, v12(9), pp. 1126-1128, Sep. 2000 (pdf).

M. Cai, O. Painter, K.J. Vahala, P.C. Sercel, "Fiber-coupled microsphere laser," Optics Letters, v25(19), pp. 1430-1432, October 1, 2000 (pdf).

M. Cai, O. Painter, K.J. Vahala, "Observation of critical coupling in a fiber taper to a silica-microsphere whispering-gallery mode system," Phys. Rev. Lett., v85(1), pp. 74-77, July 3, 2000 (pdf).

R.K. Lee, O. Painter, Kitzke B, A. Scherer, A. Yariv, "Emission properties of a defect cavity in a two-dimensional photonic bandgap crystal slab," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, v17(4), pp. 629-633, April 2000 (pdf).

O.J. Painter, A. Husain, A. Scherer, J.D. O'Brien, I. Kim, P.D. Dapkus, "Room temperature photonic crystal defect lasers at near-infrared wavelengths in InGaAsP," Journal of Lightwave Technology, v17(11), pp. 2082-2088, Nov. 1999 (pdf).

J. Vuckovic, O. Painter, Y. Xu, A. Yariv, A. Scherer, "Finite-difference time-domain calculation of the spontaneous emission coupling factor in optical microcavities," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, v35(8), pp. 1168-1175, Aug. 1999 (pdf).

O. Painter, R.K. Lee, A. Scherer, A. Yariv, J.D. O'Brien, P.D. Dapkus, I. Kim, "Two-dimensional photonic band-gap defect mode laser," Science, v284(5421), pp. 1819-1821, June 11, 1999 (pdf).

R.K. Lee, O.J. Painter, Kitzke B, A. Scherer, A. Yariv, "Photonic bandgap disk laser," Electronics Letters, v35(7), pp. 569-570, Apr. 1, 1999 (pdf).

Y. Xu, J. Vuckovic, R.K. Lee, O.J. Painter, A. Scherer, A. Yariv, "Finite-difference time-domain calculation of spontaneous emission lifetime in a microcavity," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, v16(3), pp. 465-474, March 1999 (pdf).

R.K. Lee, O.J. Painter, B. D'Urso, A. Scherer, A. Yariv, "Measurement of spontaneous emission from a two-dimensional photonic band gap defined microcavity at near-infrared wavelengths," App. Phys. Lett., v74(11), pp. 1522-1524, Mar. 15, 1999 (pdf).

O. Painter, J. Vuckovic, A. Scherer, "Defect modes of a two-dimensional photonic crystal in an optically thin dielectric slab," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, v16(2), pp. 275-285, Feb. 1999 (pdf).

A. Scherer, O. Painter, B. D'Urso, R. Lee, A. Yariv, "InGaAsP photonic band gap crystal membrane microresonators," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, v16(6), pp. 3906-3910, Nov.-Dec. 1998 (pdf).

T.F. Krauss, O. Painter, A. Scherer, J.S. Roberts, R.M. De La Rue, "Photonic microstructures as laser mirrors," Optical Engineering, v37(4), pp. 1143-1148, Apr. 1998 (pdf).

B. D'Urso, O. Painter, J. O'Brien, T. Tombrello, A. Yariv, A. Scherer, "Modal reflectivity in finite-depth two-dimensional photonic-crystal microcavities," Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, v15(3), pp. 1155-1159, Mar. 1998 (pdf).

J.D. O'Brien, O. Painter, R. Lee, C.C. Cheng, A. Yariv, A. Scherer, "Lasers incorporating 2D photonic bandgap mirrors," Electronics Letters, v32(24), pp. 2243-2244, Nov. 21, 1996 (pdf).

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