IMRA Research Papers 1988 – Present


Enhanced ablation using GHz-pulsed fs laser

Milliwatt midinfrared from intrapulse difference frequency with a single erbium fiber laser

Continuous scanning of a dissipative Kerr-microresonator soliton comb for broadband, high-resolution spectroscopy


Rovibrational quantum state resolution of the C60 fullerene


High accuracy line positions of the ν1 fundamental band of 14N216O

Phase-stabilized 100 mW frequency comb near 10 μm

Ultra-broadband dual-branch optical frequency comb with 10−18 instability


Fast ultra-wideband microwave spectral scanning utilizing photonic wavelength- and time-division multiplexing

Low noise, self-referenced all polarization maintaining Ytterbium fiber laser frequency comb


Laser-fabricated Gold Nanoparticles for Lateral Flow Immunoassays

Broadly Tunable Difference Frequency Generation in Orientation -Patterned Gallium Phosphide

Self-referenced, accurate and sensitive optical frequency comb spectroscopy with a virtually imaged phased array spectrometer

Label-free imaging of gold nanoparticles in single live cells by photoacoustic microscopy

Optical Frequency Comb Fourier Transform Spectroscopy with Resolution beyond the Path Difference Limit

Difference Frequency Generation in Orientation-Patterned Gallium Phosphide

Optical Frequency Comb Spectroscopy at 3.3 and 5.2 μm by a TM:fiber-Laser-Pumped Optical Parametric Oscillator

VIPA Spectrometer for Accurate and Sensitive Self-Referenced Frequency Comb Spectroscopy

Surpassing the path-limited resolution of Fourier-transform spectrometry with frequency combs

Narrow Linewidth Midinfrared Frequency Combs from Doubly-Resonant OPOs

All polarization-maintaining ER fiber-based optical frequency combs with nonlinear amplifying loop mirror


Broadband midinfrared frequency comb with tooth scanning

Midinfrared frequency comb from self-stable degenerate GaAs optical parametric oscillator

Ultra-low noise all polarization-maintaining ER fiber-based optical frequency combs facilitated with a graphene modulator

ER comb fiber laser with fceo noise below 0.2 rad


Developments of mid-infrared optical parametric oscillators for spectroscopic sensing: a review

Midinfrared frequency combs from coherent supercontinuum in chalocogenide and optical parametric oscillation

Phase Locked System for Dual Comb Molecular Spectroscopy at 2-6 µm Based on Tm-fiber Laser

High Repetition-Rate, Pulse-Burst Assisted Desorption, Electrospray Post-Ionization Mass Spectrometry


Carrier Envelope Offset Frequency of Doubly-Resonant, Non-Degenerate, mid-infrared GaAs Optical Parametric Oscillator

Enantioselective Synthesis of Multisubstituted Biaryl Skeleton by Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Desymmetrization/Kinetic Resolution Sequence

Intermetallic PtPb Nanoparticles Prepared by Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquid

Mid-IR Frequency Combs from Coherent Supercontinuum Generation in Chalcogenide Nano-Spike Waveguides

Mid-infrared Supercontinuum Generation in As2S3-silica “nano-spike” Step-index Waveguide

Precision spectroscopy of NH3 at 9.1 μm by a comb-referenced quantum cascade laser

Targeted delivery of peptide-conjugated Biocompatible Gold Nanoparticles into Cancer Cell Nucleus


Direct frequency comb spectroscopy in the extreme ultraviolet

Frequency comb metrology goes extreme UV

Frequency comb stabilization with bandwidth beyond the limit of gain lifetime by an intracavity graphene electro-optic modulator

Octave-spanning ultrafast OPO with 2.6 – 6.1 μm instantaneous bandwidth pumped by femtosecond Tm-fiber laser

Stable Gold nanocolloids with controllable surface modification and functionalization

Widely tunable mid-infrared difference frequency generation in orientation-patterned GaAs pumped with a femtosecond Tm-fiber system


Advanced specialty fiber designs for fiber lasers

Broadband phase noise suppression in a Yb-fiber frequency comb

Coherent Tm-fiber Raman-soliton amplifier

Coherent transfer over 1.1 spectral octave with a fiber frequency comb

Electrophoretic deposition of Cu-In composite nanoparticle thin films for fabrication of CuInSe2 solar cells

Fully stabilized, self-referenced Thulium fiber frequency comb

Highly efficient and controllable PEGylation of Gold nanoparticles prepared by femtosecond laser ablation in water

New developments in fiber-based frequency combs

Power optimization of XUV frequency combs for spectroscopy applications

Pulse train amplitude modulation due to continuum resonances in GHz soliton fiber lasers

Self frequency shift near 2 μm in periodically poled Lithium Niobate waveguides

Supercontinuum generation in quasi-phasematched waveguides

Synthesis and electrophoretic deposition of composite metal nanoparticles and non-vacuum fabrication of CuInSe2 solar cells

Ultrabroadband coherent supercontinuum frequency comb


80 W, 120 fs Yb-fiber frequency comb

Epitaxial Zn1-xMGxO films grown on (1 1 1) Si by pulsed laser deposition

Extending bandgap of air-core photonic bandgap fibers

Mid-infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy with a broadband frequency comb

Specialty fibers and their applications in fiber lasers

Ultrafast pulsed laser micro-deposition printing on transparent media


200-fs, 2-mJ pulses from 1-kHz Yb3+ ,Na+ :CaF2 cryogenic amplifier

All-glass large-core leakage channel fibers

Diffraction-limited output from multi-core fibers using coherent beam combination and a diffractive optical element

Epitaxial ZnO films on (111) Si substrates with Sc2O3 buffer layers

Extending effective area of fundamental mode in optical fibers

Extremely large mode area optical fibers formed by thermal stress

Highly Ytterbium-doped Silica fibers with low photo-darkening

Large effective mode area optical fibers for high-power lasers

Latest developments of ultrafast fiber laser and its material applications

Multi-mJ, 200-fs, cw-pumped, cryogenically cooled, Yb,Na:CaF2 amplifier

Phase-stabilized, 1.5 W frequency comb at 2.8 to 4.8 μm

Rapidly scanning, high resolution Yb fiber based comb-Fourier transform spectrometer

Spectroscopy and lasing of cryogenically cooled Yb, Na:CaF2

Ultrashort pulse laser processing of transparent materials

Ytterbium-doped all glass leakage fibers with highly Fluorine-doped silica pump cladding


All-glass endless single-mode photonic crystal fibers

Analytical solution for nonlinear waveguide equation under Gaussian mode approximation

Approximate treatment of the nonlinear waveguide equation in the regime of nonlinear self-focus

Bend performance of leakage channel fibers

Efficient supercontinuum generations in silica suspended core fibers

Fiber laser based hyperspectral sources

Growth of ZnO nanoparticles and nanorods with ultrafast pulsed laser deposition

Highly nonlinear suspended core Silica fibers

Micromachining with a high repetition rate femtosecond fiber laser

Optical frequency comb with submilliHertz linewidth and more than 10 W average power

Single-mode optical fibers with record core diameters

Structural modifications in Er-Yb doped phosphate glass induced by femtosecond laser waveguide writing

Temperature dependence of Ytterbium-doped fiber amplifiers

Terahertz near-field microscopy


Amphoteric Phosphorus doping for stable p-type ZnO

Cavity-enhanced similariton Yb-fiber laser frequency comb: 3×1014 W/cm2 peak intensity at 136 MHz

Compact 50W ultrashort pulse fiber laser for precision and high-speed material processing

Er- and Yb-doped fiber laser frequency combs and their applications

Fabrication of Sb-doped p-type ZnO thin films by pulsed laser deposition

Fabrication of p-type ZnMgO films via pulsed laser deposition method by using Li as dopant source

Fiber frequency combs

Fundamental-mode operation in polarization-maintaining Ytterbium-doped fiber with an effective area of 1400 μm2

Generation of octave-spanning spectra inside reverse-proton-exchanged periodically poled Lithium Niobate waveguides

High-power ultrashort-pulse fiber amplifiers

Investigation on ultraviolet photoconductivity in p-type ZnO thin films

Leakage channel optical fibers with large effective area

Microstructure and properties of epitaxial antimony-doped p-type ZnO films fabricated by pulsed laser deposition

Nanoparticle generation in ultrafast pulsed laser ablation of Nickel

Octave-level spectral broadening in RPE PPLN waveguides

Robust single-mode operation in 50 μm Ytterbium-doped leakage channel fibers

Self referenced Yb-fiber-laser frequency comb using a dispersion micromanaged tapered holey fiber

Synthesis and properties of p-type nitrogen-doped ZnO thin films by pulsed laser ablation of a Zn-rich Zn3N2 target

Ultrafast pulsed laser ablation for synthesis of nanocrystals

ZnMgO quantum dots grown by low-pressure metal organic chemical vapor deposition


170 MHz spaced, self-referenced fiber-frequency-comb

Bend-resistant fundamental mode operation in Ytterbium-doped leakage channel fibers with effective areas up to 3160 μm2

Fiber chirped pulse amplification system for micromachining

Fiber-laser frequency combs with subHertz relative linewidths

Fluorescence and Raman microscopy of waveguides fabricated using kHz and MHz repetition rate femtosecond lasers

High energy-high repetition rate fiber laser system for precision micromachining with fundamental and second harmonic wavelengths

High power femtosecond fiber chirped pulse amplification system for high speed micromachining

High power frequency upconversion of ultra-fast fiber amplifiers

High-power source of THz radiation based on orientation-patterned GaAs pumped by a fiber laser

High power ultra-fast fiber amplifiers

Integrated fiber-frequency comb using a PPLN waveguide for spectral broadening and CEO phase detection

Large effective mode area fibers for high power lasers and amplifiers

Micromachining with a 50 W 50 μJ sub-picosecond fiber laser system

Optimized precision micromachining using commercially-available, high-repetition rate, microJoule, femtosecond fiber lasers

P-type behavior in nominally undoped ZnO thin films by oxygen plasma

Self-assembled periodic sub-wavelength structures by femtosecond laser direct writing

Differential absorption spectroscopy for gas monitoring at sub-millimeter wavelengths

Study on the Hall-effect and photoluminescence of N-doped p-typed ZnO thin films

Three-dimensional micromachining inside transparent materials using femtosecond laser pulses: new applications

Tunable 0.8 – 3.5 THz source based on fiber-laser pumped orientation-patterned GaAs

Ultrafast high energy amplifiers beyond the B-integral limit

Ultrashort pulse micromachining with the 10-μJ FCPA fiber laser


230-kW peak power femtosecond pulses from a high power tunable source based on amplification in Tm-doped fiber

An optimized Er all-fiber chirped pulse amplification system producing 570-fs, 310-nJ pulses

Apertureless Terahertz near-field microsopy

Breaking the limit of maximum effective area for robust guided single-mode propagation in optical fibres

High energy femtosecond Yb cubicon fiber amplifier

High energy fiber chirped pulse amplification system based on cubicons

High power tunable femtosecond pulse source based on amplification in Tm fiber

Integrated self-referenced frequency-comb laser based on a combination of fiber and waveguide technology

Long-term carrier envelope phase-locking of a PM giber frequency comb source

MHz-rate ultrafast fiber laser for writing of optical waveguides in Silica glasses

Reliable, high-repetition-rate, femtosecond, microJoule fiber lasers for precision applications

Temperature dependence of Ytterbium-doped fiber amplifiers

Terahertz microscopy with submicrometre resolution

Thermal heating effects in writing optical waveguides with 0.1 – 5 MHz repetition rate

Ultra-compact dispersion compensated femtosecond fiber oscillators and amplifiers

Writing optical waveguides with a 0.1 – 5 MHz repetition rate femtosecond fiber laser


220 nJ 1.10 ps pulses from an Er fiber chirped pulse amplification system based on compression in photonic band gap fiber

An optimized Er gain band all-fiber chirped pulse amplification system

Chirped pulse amplification using a nonlinearly chirped fiber Bragg grating matched to the Treacy compressor

Formulation of time-domain algorithm for fiber Bragg grating simulation and reconstruction

Frequency metrology with a turnkey all-fiber system

Identification of a resonant imaging process in apertureless near-field microscopy

Laser ablation threshold and etch rate comparison between the ultrafast Yb fiber-based FCPA laser and a Ti:Sapphire laser for various materials


Temporal pulse shaping using fiber laser technology: nano-scaling for flexible industrial laser material processing

New fiber lasers with temporal pulse shaping of nanosecond pulses for tailoring flexible laser material processing for microelectronics production

New versatile femtosecond fiber lasers

Terahertz imaging with nanometer resolution

Time-tailored laser pulses: a new approach for laser micromachining and microfabrication processing


1-THz bandwidth C- and L-band optical sampling with a bit rate agile timebase

Novel ultrashort-pulse fiber lasers and their applications

Novel ultrashort pulse fiber lasers for micromachining applications


THz-radiation emitter and receiver system based on a 2T permanent magnet, 1040 nm compact fiber laser and pyroelectric thermal receiver

Generation of dual-wavelength pulses by frequency doubling with quasi-phase-matching gratings

Generation of high-energy femtosecond pulses in multimode-core Yb-fiber chirped-pulse amplification systems

Millijoule femtosecond all-fiber system

Mode-scalable fiber-based chirped pulse amplification systems

Novel emitter and receiver system for THz radiation consisting of a 2-T permanent magnet, a 1040-nm compact fiber laser, and a room-temperature-operating thermal receiver

Pulse shaping by difference-frequency mixing with quasi-phase-matching gratings

Tunable narrow-band Terahertz generation from periodically poled Lithium Niobate

Ultra-broadband IR continuum generation and its phase measurement using cross-correlation FROG


100 μJ and 5.5 W Yb-fiber femtosecond chirped pulse amplifier system

Bit error rate performance of ultrashort-pulse optical CDMA detection under multi-access interference

Compact THz-radiation source consisting of bulk semiconductor, a mode-locked fiber laser and a 2-T permanent magnet

Generation and propagation of high–power parabolic pulses in optical fibers

Generation of diffraction-limited femtosecond beams using spatially-multimode nanosecond pump sources in parametric chirped pulse amplification systems

Generation of narrow-band Terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled Lithium Niobate

Highly efficient, low-noise Yb femtosecond fiber source

High-power compact ultrafast fiber laser

Narrow-band THz waveforms from optical rectification of femtosecond optical pulses in periodically poled Lithium Niobate

Propagation and compression of high power parabolic pulses generating a high gain Yb:doped fiber amplifier

Self-similar propagation and amplification of Parabolic pulses in optical fibers

Temperature dependence of narrow-band terahertz generation from periodically poled Lithium Niobate

THz generation and detection using 1550-nm pulses from a fiber laser

Ultrafast fiber lasers: alternative light sources for industrial material processing

Ultrafast pulse sources based on multi-mode optical fibers

Ultrashort-pulse second-harmonic generation with longitudinally nonuniform quasi-phase-matching gratings: pulse compression and shaping


1.5 μm pulse shaping by degenerate type II DFG with QPM gratings

Amplification in 1.2 – 1.7 μm communication window using OPA in PPLN waveguides

CW passive mode-locking evolved from Qswitch mode-locking in Erbium doped fiber lasers

Fiber lasers in ultrafast optics

Low-noise amplification of high-power pulses in multimode fibers

Nonlinearly limited saturable-absorber mode locking of an Erbium fiber laser

Passively mode-locked multi-mode fiber laser

Portable THz system and its applications

Pulse-resolved measurements of subharmonic oscillations in a Kerr-lens mode-locked Ti:Sapphire laser

Sub-THz transmission spectroscopy in liquids using a stand-alone compact unit

Tunable Er3+ fiber femtosecond source amplified to W-level average power at 1.03 – 1.06 μm in Yb3+ fiber

Ultra-wide tunable Er soliton fiber laser amplified in Yb-doped fiber


A new Magnesium alloy for automotive powertrain applications

Chirped-pulse-amplification circuits for fiber amplifiers, based on chirped-period quasiphase-matching gratings

Compact, reliable fiber laser systems for industrial applications

Effects of cavity topology on the nonlinear dynamics of additive-pulse mode-locked lasers

Effects of confinement on carrier dynamics in In0.47Ga0.53As heterostructures

Efficient Q-switched Ti:Er:LiNbO3 waveguide laser

Engineerable femtosecond pulse shaping by second-harmonic generation with Fourier synthetic quasi-phase-matching gratings

Frequency doubling of Er-doped multimode fiber compressor-amplifiers

High-energy femtosecond pulse amplification in a quasi-phase-matched parametric amplifier

High-energy high-average-power femtosecond fiber system using a QPM-grating pulse compressor

High-power 100-fs pulse generation by frequency doubling of an Erbium-Ytterbium-fiber master oscillator power amplifier

High-power side-pumped passively mode-locked Er-Yb fiber laser

High-power single-mode fiber amplifiers using multimode fibers

Microlaser pumped, engineerable bandwidth parametric chirped-pulse amplifier using electric-field-poled LiNbO3

Noise considerations for ultrafast measurements

Robust high-power and wavelength-tunable femtosecond fiber system based on engineerable PPLN devices

Single-mode excitation of multimode optical fibers with ultrashort pulses

Time-domain jitter measurement of ultrafast fiber lasers

Use of volume chirped Bragg gratings for compact high-energy chirped pulse amplification circuits


A monolithic Gallium Arsenide interval timer IC with integrated PLL clock synthesis having 500-ps single shot resolution

Cladding-pumped fiber laser amplifier system generating 100 μJ energy picosecond pulses

Effect of confinement on energy-dependent dephasing in heterostructures

Engineerable compression of ultrashort pulses by use of second-harmonic generation in chirped-period-poled Lithium Niobate

Fiber-lasers for ultrafast optics

Fiber-laser-based femtosecond parametric generator in bulk periodically poled LiNbO3

Frequency doubling of femtosecond erbium-fiber soliton lasers in periodically poled Lithium Niobate


A new method for rapid temporal scanning of ultrafast lasers

Alexandrite-pumped Alexandrite regenerative amplifier for femtosecond pulse amplification

Broad-area diode-pumped 1 W femtosecond fiber system

Cladding pumped passive harmonically mode-locked fiber laser

Cladding-pumped passively mode-locked fiber laser generating femtosecond and picosecond pulses

Femtosecond watt-level fiber amplification circuits

Injection of ultrafast regenerative amplifiers with low energy femtosecond pulses from an Er-doped fiber laser

Monolithic polarization-insensitive passively mode-locked fiber laser

Nanosecond-to-picosecond pulse compression with fiber gratings in a compact fiber-based chirped pulse amplification system

Nonlinear effects in femtosecond pulse amplification using chirped fiber gratings

Synchronization of environmentally coupled, passively mode-locked fiber lasers


All-fiber femtosecond pulse amplification circuit using chirped Bragg gratings

Compact ultrahigh-power laser systems

Controllable dual-wavelength operation of a femtosecond Neodymium fiber laser

Environmentally stable high-power soliton fiber lasers that use chirped fiber Bragg gratings

Femtosecond pulse amplification in cladding-pumped fibers

Generation of 10 nJ picosecond pulses from a modelocked fiber laser

High-power Neodymium soliton fiber laser that uses a chirped fiber grating

Period-doubling and quasi-periodicity in additive-pulse mode-locked lasers

Widely tunable femtosecond Neodymium fiber laser


All-fiber source of 100 nJ subpicosecond pulses

Carrier relaxation in InGaAs heterostructures

Environmentally stable Kerr-type mode-locked Erbium fiber laser producing 360 fs pulses

High-power amplification of femtosecond optical pulses in a diode-pumped fiber system

Hybrid diode-laser fiber-amplifier source of high-energy ultrashort pulses

Ultrafast dynamics of the optical mode of a 1.5 micron multiple quantum well optical amplifier

Ultrashort pulse sources based on single-mode rare-earth-doped fibers


42 fs pulse generation from a mode-locked fiber laser started with a moving mirror

Generation of femtosecond optical pulses with nanoJoule energy from a diode laser and fiber based system

Generation of pulses shorter than 200 fs from a passively mode-locked Er fiber laser

Passive mode locking in Erbium fiber laser with negative group delay

Shaping of ultrashort optical pulses by using an integrated acousto-optic tunable filter

Synchronous mode locking using pump-induced phase modulation


Characterization of ultrashort pulse formation in passively mode-locked fiber lasers

Real-time picosecond electro-optic oscilloscope technique using a tunable semiconductor laser

Recent advances in ultrashort optical pulse shaping for high-speed communications


Regenerative amplification in Alexandrite of pulses from specialized oscillators