Publications from Organic Electro-Optics Thrust

  1. Ren, F.; Wang, X.; Li, Z.; Luo, J.; Jang, S.-H.; Jen, A. K.-Y.; Wang, A. X. “Enhanced third harmonic generation by organic materials on high-Q plasmonic photonic crystalsOptics Express 2014, 22, 20292-20297.
  2. Enami, Y.; Kayaba, Y.; Luo, J.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Mesoporous sol-gel silica cladding for hybrid TiO2/electro-optic polymer waveguide modulatorsOptics Express 2014, 22, 16418-16423.
  3. Zhang, X.; Hosseini, A.; Subbaraman, H.; Wang, S.; Zhan, Q.; Luo, J.; Jen, A. K.-Y.; Chen, R. T. “Integrated Photonic Electromagnetic Field Sensor Based on Broadband Bowtie Antenna Coupled Silicon Organic Hybrid ModulatorIEEE AESS 2014, In Press.
  4. Prorok, S.; Petrov, A.; Eich, M.; Luo, J.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Configurable silicon photonic crystal waveguidesAppl. Phys. Lett. 2013, 103, 261112.
  5. Huang, W.; Jin, Z.; Shi, Z.; Intemann, J. J.; Li, M.; Luo, J.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Spontaneous thermal crosslinking of a sydnonecontaining side-chain polymer with maleimides through a convergent [3 + 2] dual cycloaddition/cycloreversion process for electro-opticsPolym. Chem. 2013, 4, 5760-5767.
  6. Luo, J.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Highly Efficient Organic Electrooptic Materials and Their Hybrid Systems for Advanced Photonic DevicesIEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 2013, 19, 3401012.
  7. Li, M.; Jin, Z.; Cernetic, N.; Luo, J.; Cui, Z.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Photo-induced denitrogenation of triazoline moieties for efficient photo-assisted poling of electro-optic polymersPolym. Chem. 2013, 4, 4434-4441.
  8. Intemann, J. J.; Huang, W.; Jin, Z.; Shi, Z.; Yang, X.; Yang, J.; Luo, J.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Cascading Retro-Diels–Alder Cycloreversion and Sydnone-Maleimide Based Double 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition for Quantitative Thermal Cross-Linking of an Amorphous Polymer SolidACS Macro Lett. 2013, 2, 256-259.
  9. S. Huang, J. Luo, H.-L. Yip, A. Ayazi, X.-H. Zhou, M. Gould, A. Chen, T. Baehr-Jones M. Hochberg, A. K-Y. Jen, “Efficient poling of electro-optic polymers in thin films and silicon slot waveguides by detachable pyroelectric crystals”, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24(10), OP42-7.
  10. X.-H. Zhou, J. Luo, J. A. Davies, S. Huang, A. K-Y. Jen, “Push-pull tetraene chromophores derived from dialkylaminophenyl, tetrahydroquinolinyl and julolidinyl moieties: optimization of second-order optical nonlinearity by fine-tuning the strength of electron-donating groups”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22(32), 16390-16398.
  11. S. Huang, J. Luo, Z. Jin, X.-H. Zhou, Z. Shi, A. K-Y. Jen, “Enhanced temporal stability of a highly efficient guest-host electro-optic polymer through a barrier layer assisted poling process”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22(38), 20353-20357.
  12. Z. Shi, Y.-Z. Cui, S. Huang, Z.-A. Li, J. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Dipolar Chromophore Facilitated Huisgen Cross-Linking Reactions for Highly Efficient and Thermally Stable Electrooptic Polymers”, ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1(7), 793-796.
  13. J. Luo, S. Huang, Z. Shi, B. M. Polishak, X.-H. Zhou, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Tailored Organic Electro-optic Materials and Their Hybrid Systems for Device Applications”, Chemistry of Materials, 2011, 23(3), 544-553.
  14. X. Wang, C.-Y. Lin, S. Chakravarty, J. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen, R. T. Chen, “Effective in-device r33 of 735 pm/V on electro-optic polymer infiltrated silicon photonic crystal slot waveguides”, Optics Letters, 2011, 36(6), 882-884.
  15. Z. Shi, J. Luo, S. Huang, B. M. Polishak, X.-H. Zhou, S. Liff, T. R. Younkin, B. A. Block, A. K.-Y Jen, “Achieving excellent electro-optic activity and thermal stability in poled polymers through an expeditious crosslinking process”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 22(3), 951-959.
  16. M. Gould, T. Baehr-Jones, R. Ding, S. Huang, J. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen, J.-M. Fedeli, M. Fournier, M. Hochberg, “Silicon-polymer hybrid slot waveguide ring-resonator modulator”, Optics Express, 2011, 19(5), 3952-3961.
  17. B. M. Polishak, S. Huang, J. Luo, Z. Shi, X.-H. Zhou, A. Hsu, and A. K.-Y. Jen, “A Triptycene-Containing Chromophore for Improved Temporal Stability of Highly Efficient Guest−Host Electrooptic Polymers”, Macromolecules, 2011, 44(6), 1261–1265.
  18. S. Chadderdon, R. Gibson, R. H. Selfridge, S. M. Schultz, W. C. Wang, R. Forber, J. Luo, A. K-Y. Jen, “Electric-field sensors utilizing coupling between a D-fiber and an electro-optic polymer slab”, Applied optics, 2011, 50(20), 3505-12.
  19. S. Huang, T.-D. Kim, J. Luo, S. K. Hau, Z. Shi, X.-H. Zhou, H.-L. Yip and A. K-Y. Jen, “Highly efficient electro-optic polymers through improved poling using a thin TiO2-modified transparent electrode”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2010, 96, 243311-1/3.
  20. Z. Shi, W. Liang, J. Luo, S. Huang, B. M. Polishak, X. Li, T. R. Younkin, B. A. Block and A. K.-Y Jen, “Tuning the Kinetics and Energetics of Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reactions to Improve Poling Efficiency and Thermal Stability of High-Temperature Cross-Linked Electro-Optic Polymers”, Chemistry of Materials, 2010, 22(19), 5601-5608.
  21. J. Luo, T.-D. Kim and A. K.-Y. Jen, “Unprecedented electro-optic properties in polymers and dendrimers enabled by click chemistry based on the Diels-Alder reactions”, Click Chemistry for Biotechnology and Materials Science, 2009, 379-398.
  22. S. Takahashi, B. Bhola, A. Yick, W. H. Steier, J. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen, D. Jin, R. Dinu, “Photo-stability measurement of electro-optic polymer waveguides with high intensity at 1550-nm wavelength”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 2009, 27(8), 1045-1050.
  23. J. Luo, X.-H. Zhou, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Rational molecular design and supramolecular assembly of highly efficient organic electro-optic materials”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2009, 19(40), 7410-7424.
  24. Z. Shi, J. Luo, S. Huang, X.-H. Zhou, T.-D. Kim, Y.-J. Cheng, B. M. Polishak, T. R. Younkin, B. A. Block, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Reinforced Site Isolation Leading to Remarkable Thermal Stability and High Electrooptic Activities in Cross-Linked Nonlinear Optical Dendrimers”, Chemistry of Materials, 2008, 20(20), 6372-6377.
  25. H. Chen, B. Chen, D. Huang, D. Jin, J. D. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen and R. Dinu, “Broadband electro-optic polymer modulators with high electro-optic activity and low poling induced optical loss”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 043507/1-3.
  26. Y.-J. Cheng, J. Luo, S. Huang, X. Zhou, Z. Shi, T.-D. Kim, D. H. Bale, S. Takahashi, A. Yick, B. M. Polishak, S.-H. Jang, L. R. Dalton, P. J. Reid, W. H. Steier, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Donor-Acceptor Thiolated Polyenic Chromophores Exhibiting Large Optical Nonlinearity and Excellent Photostability”, Chemistry of Materials, 2008, 20(15), 5047-5054.
  27. T. Gray, T.-D. Kim, D. B. Jr Knorr, J. Luo, A. K-Y. Jen, R. M. Overney, “Mesoscale dynamics and cooperativity of networking dendronized nonlinear optical molecular glasses”, Nano Letters, 2008, 8(2), 754-9.
  28. C. V. McLaughlin, L. M. Hayden, B. Polishak, S. Huang, J. Luo, T.-D. Kim and A. K.-Y. Jen, “Wideband 15-THz response using organic electro-optic polymer emitter-sensor pairs at telecommunication wavelengths”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2008, 92, 151107-151107/3.
  29. T.-D. Kim, J. Luo, Y.-J. Cheng, Z. Shi, S. Hau, S.-H. Jang, X.-H. Zhou, Y. Tian, B. Polishak, S. Huang, H. Ma, L. R. Dalton, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Binary Chromophore Systems in Nonlinear Optical Dendrimers and Polymers for Large Electrooptic Activities”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112(21), 8091-8098.
  30. B. A. Block, T. R. Younkin, P. S. Davids, M. R. Reshotko, P. Chang, B. M. Polishak, S. Huang, J. Luo and A. K. Y. Jen, “Electro-optic polymer cladding ring resonator modulators”, Optics Express, 2008, 16, 18326-18333.
  31. J. Luo, S. Huang, Y.-J. Cheng, T.-D. Kim, Z. Shi, X.-H. Zhou, A. K-Y. Jen, “Phenyltetraene-Based Nonlinear Optical Chromophores with Enhanced Chemical Stability and Electrooptic Activity”, Organic Letters, 2007, 9(22), 4471-4474.
  32. Y. Enami, D. Mathine, C. T. DeRose, R. A. Norwood, J. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen and N. Peyghambarian, “Hybrid cross-linkable polymer/sol-gel waveguide modulators with 0.65 V half wave voltage at 1550 nm”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2007, 91(9), 093505/1-093505/3.
  33. B. Bortnik, Y.-C. Hung, H. Tazawa, B.-J. Seo, J. Luo, A. K.-Y. Jen, W. H. Steier, H. R. Fetterman, “Electrooptic polymer ring resonator modulation up to 165 GHz”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 2007, 13(1), 104-110.
  34. T.-D. Kim, J.-W. Kang, J. Luo, S.-H. Jang, J.-W. Ka, N. Tucker, J. B. Benedict, L. R. Dalton, T. Gray, R. M. Overney, D. H. Park, W. N. Herman, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Ultralarge and Thermally Stable Electro-Optic Activities from Supramolecular Self-Assembled Molecular Glasses”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129(3), 488-489.
  35. Y. Enami, C. T. DeRose, D. Mathine, C. Loychik, C. Greenlee, R. A. Norwood, T. D. Kim, J. Luo, Y. Tian, A. K-Y. Jen and N. Peyghambarian, “Record Electro-optic Coefficient of 170 pm/V and Vp of 1V at 1.55 mm in Hybrid Crosslinkable Polymer/Sol-gel Waveguide Modulators”, Nature Photonics, 2007, 1, 180-185.
  36. T.-D. Kim, J. Luo, Y. Tian, Z. Shi, N. M. Tucker, S.-H. Jang, A. K.-Y. Jen, “Ultralarge and thermally stable electro-optic activities from Diels-Alder crosslinkable polymers containing binary chromophore systems”, Advanced Materials, 2006, 18(22), 3038-3042.
  37. J. Luo, Y.-J. Cheng, T.-D. Kim, S. Hau, S.-H. Jang, Z. Shi, X.-H. Zhou, A. K-Y. Jen, “Facile Synthesis of Highly Efficient Phenyltetraene-Based Nonlinear Optical Chromophores for Electrooptics”, Organic Letters, 2006, 8(7), 1387-1390.
  38. S.-H. Jang, J. Luo, N. M. Tucker, A. Leclercq, E. Zojer, M. A. Haller, T.-D. Kim, J.-W. Kang, K. Firestone, D. Bale, D. Lao, J. B. Benedict, D. Cohen, W. Kaminsky, B. Kahr, J.-L. Brédas, P. Reid, L. R. Dalton, and A. K. -Y. Jen, “Pyrroline Chromophores for Electro-Optics”, Chemistry of Materials, 2006, 18(13), 2982-2988.
  39. M. Hochberg, T. Baehr-Jones, G. Wang, M. Shearn, K. Harvard, J. Luo, B. Chen, Z. Shi, R. Lawson, P. Sullivan, A. K-Y. Jen, L. Dalton, A. Scherer, “Terahertz all-optical modulation in a silicon-polymer hybrid system”, Nature Materials, 2006, 5(9), 703-709.
  40. Y.-H. Kuo, J. Luo, W. H. Steier, A. K.-Y, Jen, “Enhanced thermal stability of electrooptic polymer modulators using the Diels-Alder crosslinkable polymer”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 2006, 18(1), 175-177.
  41. J. Luo, M. Haller, H. Ma, S. Liu, T.-D. Kim, Y. Tian, B. Chen, S.-H. Jang, L. R. Dalton, A. K-Y. Jen, “Nanoscale Architectural Control and Macromolecular Engineering of Nonlinear Optical Dendrimers and Polymers for Electro-Optics”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2004, 108(25), 8523-8530.
  42. J. Luo, M. Haller, H. Li, T.-D. Kim, A. K-Y. Jen, “Highly efficient and thermally stable electro-optic polymer from a smartly controlled crosslinking process”, Advanced Materials, 2003, 15(19), 1635-1638.
  43. S. Liu, M. A. Haller, H. Ma, L.R. Dalton, S.-H. Jang and A.K.-Y. Jen, “Focused Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of 2,5-Dihydrofuran Derivatives as Electron Acceptors for Highly Efficient Nonlinear Optical Chromophores”, Advanced Materials, 2003, 15, 603–607.
  44. J. Luo, S. Liu, M. Haller, L. Liu, H. Ma, A. K-Y. Jen, “Design, synthesis, and properties of highly efficient side-chain dendronized nonlinear optical polymers for electro-optics”, Advanced Materials, 2002, 14(23), 1763-1768.
  45. H. Ma, S. Liu, J. Luo, S. Suresh, L. Liu, S. H. Kang, M. Haller, T. Sassa, L. R. Dalton, A. K-Y. Jen, “Highly efficient and thermally stable electro-optical dendrimers for photonics”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2002, 12(9), 565-574.
  46. H. Ma, B. Chen, T. Sassa, L. R. Dalton, and A. K.-Y. Jen, “Highly Efficient and Thermally Stable Nonlinear Optical Dendrimer for Electrooptics”, Journal of the American Chemical Society2001, 123(5), 986–987.

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