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Boyd Quantum Photonics Research Group

1990s Publications

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  1. Accessing the optical nonlinearity of metals with metal-dielectric photonic bandgap structures
    Ryan S. Bennink, Y. K. Yoon, Robert W. Boyd, and John E. Sipe
    Opt. Lett. 24 , p. 1416  (1999).
  2. Elimination of the band gap of a resonant optical material by electromagnetically induced transparency
    Girish S. Agarwal and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A 60 , p. 2681  (1999). View PDF
  3. z-scan measurement of the nonlinear absorption of a thin gold film
    David D. Smith, Y. K. Yoon, and Robert W. Boyd
    JAP , pp. 6200 -6207  (1999). View Online
  4. Enhanced all-optical switching by use of a nonlinear fiber ring resonator
    John E. Heebner and Robert W. Boyd
    Opt. Lett. 24 , p. 847  (1999). View PDF
  5. Enhanced electro-optic response of layered composite materials
    Robert L. Nelson and Robert W. Boyd
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 74 , p. 2417  (1999).
  6. Preventing laser beam filamentation through use of the squeezed vacuum
    Robert W. Boyd and Girish S. Agarwal
    Phys. Rev. A 59 , p. 2587  (1999). View PDF
  7. Enhanced electro-optic response of layered composite materials
    Robert W. Boyd and Robert W. Boyd
    APL , pp. 2417 -2419  (1999). View Online
  8. Enhanced third-order nonlinear optical response of photonic bandgap materials
    Robert L. Nelson and Robert W. Boyd
    Journal of Modern Optics 46 , pp. 1061 -1069  (1999). View PDF | View Online
  9. Topical review: Order-of-magnitude estimates of the nonlinear optical susceptibility
    Robert W. Boyd
    J. Mod. Opt. 46 , p. 367  (1999). View PDF
  10. Photorefraction in lead-tin-fluorophosphate glasses
    Stojan Radic, Rene J. Essiambre, Robert W. Boyd, Paul A. Tick, and Nicholas Borrelli
    Opt. Lett. 23 , p. 1730  (1998). View PDF
  11. Vacuum-induced jitter in spatial solitons
    Elna M. Nagasako, Robert W. Boyd, and Girish S. Agarwal
    Optics Express , pp. 171 -180  (1998). View PDF | View Online
  12. Measurement of the power distribution during stimulated brillouin scattering with focused gaussian beams
    Thomas R. Moore, Robert W. Boyd, and George L. Fischer
    735 , pp. 745 -Article, journal  (1998). View Online
  13. Phase Locking via Brillouin-Enhanced Four-Wave-Mixing Phase Conjugation
    Mark W. Bowers and Robert W. Boyd
    IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 34 , p. 634  (1998). View PDF
  14. Nonlinear Optical Interactions in Optical Fibers
    Robert W. Boyd and Eric L. Buckland
    J. of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Material, 7 , p. 105  (1998). View PDF
  15. Nonlinear-optical response of porous-glass-based composite materials
    Russell J. Gehr, George L. Fischer, and Robert W. Boyd
    JOSA B, Vol. 14 Issue 9 , p. 2310  (1997). View PDF
  16. Cancellation of photoinduced absorption in metal nanoparticle composites through a counterintuitive consequence of local field effects
    David D. Smith, George L. Fischer, Robert W. Boyd, and Don A. Gregory
    JOSA B, Vol. 14 Issue 7 , p. 1625  (1997). View PDF
  17. Measurement of the frequency response of the electrostrictive nonlinearityin optical fibers
    Eric L. Buckland and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters, Vol. 22 Issue 10 , p. 676  (1997).
  18. Brillouin-enhancedfour-wave-mixing vector phase-conjugate mirror with beam-combining capability
    Mark W. Bowers, Robert W. Boyd, and Allen K. Hankla
    Optics Letters, Vol. 22 Issue 6 , p. 360  (1997). View PDF
  19. Vacuum-field-induced filamentation in laser-beam propagation
    Elna M. Nagasako, Robert W. Boyd, and Girish S. Agarwal
    Phys. Rev. A 55 , p. 1412  (1997). View PDF
  20. Theory of third-harmonic generation using Bessel beams, and self-phase-matching
    S. P. Tewari, H. Huang, and Robert W. Boyd
    PRA , pp. 2314 -2326  (1996). View PDF | View Online
  21. Nonlinear-optical Christiansen filter as an optical power limiter
    George L. Fischer, Robert W. Boyd, Thomas R. Moore, and John E. Sipe
    Optics Letters, Vol. 21 Issue 20 , p. 1643  (1996).
  22. Nonlinear-optical Christiansen filter as an optical power limiter
    George L. Fischer, Robert W. Boyd, Thomas R. Moore, and John E. Sipe
    OL , pp. 1643 -1645  (1996). View Online
  23. Electrostrictive contribution to the intensity-dependent refractive index of optical fibers
    Eric L. Buckland and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters, Vol. 21 Issue 15 , p. 1117  (1996). View PDF
  24. Statistical-noise properties of an optical amplifier utilizing two-beam coupling in atomic-potassium vapor
    W. V. Davis, Alexander L. Gaeta, Robert W. Boyd, and Girish S. Agarwal
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 53 , pp. 3625 -3632  (1996). View PDF
  25. Nonlinear optical response of layered composite materials
    Russell J. Gehr, George L. Fischer, Robert W. Boyd, and John E. Sipe
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 53 , pp. 2792 -2798  (1996). View PDF
  26. Multidimensional coupling owing to optical nonlinearities. II. Results
    Robert E. Bridges, Robert W. Boyd, and Govind P. Agrawal
    JOSA , pp. 560 -569  (1996). View Online
  27. Multidimensional coupling owing to optical nonlinearities. I. General formulation
    Robert E. Bridges, Robert W. Boyd, and Govind P. Agrawal
    JOSA B, Vol. 13 Issue 3 , p. 553  (1996). View PDF
  28. Optical Properties of Nanostructured Optical Materials
    George M. Gehring and Robert W. Boyd
    Chem. Mater. , pp. 1807 -1819  (1996). View PDF | View Online
  29. Nonlinear optical properties of nanocomposite materials
    Robert W. Boyd, Russell J. Gehr, George L. Fischer, and John E. Sipe
    Pure Appl. Opt., Vol 5 , pp. 505 -512  (1996). View PDF
  30. Dramatically improved transmission of ultrashort solitons through 40km of dispersion-decreasing fiber
    Andrew J. Stentz, Robert W. Boyd, and Alan F. Evans
    Optics Letters, Vol. 20, No. 17 (1995). View PDF
  31. Z-scan measurement technique for non-Gaussian beams and arbitrary sample thicknesses
    Robert E. Bridges, George L. Fischer, and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters, Vol. 20 Issue 17 , p. 1821  (1995). View PDF
  32. Excess noise acquired by a laser beam after propagating through an atomic-potassium vapor
    W. V. Davis, Martti Kauranen, Elna M. Nagasako, Russell J. Gehr, Alexander L. Gaeta, Robert W. Boyd, and Girish S. Agarwal
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 51 , pp. 4152 -4159  (1995). View PDF
  33. Enhancement of the uniformity and rotation of large aperture, permanent magnet, tunable Faraday rotators
    George L. Fischer, Thomas R. Moore, and Robert W. Boyd
    JOURNAL OF MODERN OPTICS, VOL . 42, NO. 5, , pp. 1137 -1143  (1995). View PDF | View Online
  34. Optical phase conjugation of nonclassical fields
    S. P. Tewari, H. Huang, and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 51 , pp. R2707 -R2710  (1995).
  35. Optical phase conjugation of nonclassical fields
    M. Y. Lanzerotti, Alexander L. Gaeta, and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 51 , pp. 3182 -3187  (1995). View PDF
  36. Enhanced Nonlinear Optical Response of Composite Materials
    George L. Fischer, Robert W. Boyd, Russell J. Gehr, Samson A. Jenekhe, John A. Osaheni, John E. Sipe, and Laura A. Weller-Brophy
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 74 , p. 1871  (1995). View PDF
  37. Polarization effects and nonlinear switching in fiber figure-eight lasers
    Andrew J. Stentz and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters, Vol. 19, No. 18 , pp. 1462 -1464  (1994). View PDF
  38. Figure-eight fibre laser with largely unbalanced central coupler
    Andrew J. Stentz and Robert W. Boyd
    Electronics Letters. Volume:30 Issue:16 , pp. 1302 -1303  (1994). View Online
  39. Amplification of vacuum fluctuations by two-beam coupling in atomic vapors
    Martti Kauranen, Alexander L. Gaeta, Robert W. Boyd, and Girish S. Agarwal
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 50 , pp. R929 -R932  (1994). View PDF
  40. Third-order nonlinear optical response resulting from optical pumping: Effects of atomic motion
    M. Pinard, Robert W. Boyd, and G. Grynberg
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 49 , pp. 1322 -1336  (1994). View PDF
  41. Nonlinear optical susceptibilities of layered composite materials
    Robert W. Boyd and John E. Sipe
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B Vol. 11, Issue 2 , pp. 297 -303  (1994). View PDF | View Online
  42. Quantum Noise Characteristics of Nonlinear Optical Amplifiers
    Robert W. Boyd, Girish S. Agarwal, W. V. Davis, Alexander L. Gaeta, Elna M. Nagasako, and Martti Kauranen
    Acta Physica Polonica A, Vol. 86 , pp. 117 -126  (1994). View PDF
  43. Local Field Corrections in Linear and Nonlinear Optics
    Robert W. Boyd and John E. Sipe
    Nonlinear Optics and Optical Physics, World Scientific Publication , pp. 104 -122  (1994). View Online
  44. Effect of beam ellipticity on self-mode locking in lasers
    Robert E. Bridges, Robert W. Boyd, and Govind P. Agrawal
    Optics Letters, Vol. 18, No. 23 , pp. 2026 -2028  (1993). View PDF | View Online
  45. Noise properties of quantum amplifiers with frequency-dependent gain
    Martti Kauranen, Alexander L. Gaeta, and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Communications 103 , pp. 211 -215  (1993). View PDF | View Online
  46. Transverse instabilities in the polarizations and intensities of counterpropagating light waves
    Alexander L. Gaeta and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 48 , pp. 1610 -1624  (1993). View PDF
  47. Correlated amplification of light
    Martti Kauranen and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 47 , pp. 4297 -4301  (1993). View PDF
  48. High-order Diffraction in Photorefractive SBN:Ce due to Non-sinusoidal Gratings Formed by Beams of Comparable Intensity
    Hongjun Zhang, Zesun Tang, Thomas R. Moore, and Robert W. Boyd
    J. Nonlinear Optic. Phys. Mat. 02 , pp. 221 -227  (1993). View PDF | View Online
  49. Wave mixing in photorefractive crystals with saturable couplings: stable solutions and instabilities
    Milivoj Belic, Dejan Timotijevic, and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Communications, Volume 96, Issues 4–6. , pp. 283 -288  (1993). View PDF | View Online
  50. Quantum statistics of the light generated by phase-conjugate resonators
    Girish S. Agarwal, Alexander L. Gaeta, and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 47 , pp. 597 -601  (1993). View PDF
  51. Phase conjugation using the surface nonlinearity of a dense potassium vapor
    Jeffery J. Maki, W. V. Davis, Robert W. Boyd, and John E. Sipe
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 46 , pp. 7155 -7161  (1992). View PDF
  52. Improvement of the photorefractive efficiency of BaTiO3 by ¿ irradiation
    Thomas R. Moore and Robert W. Boyd
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 61 (17) , pp. 2015 -2017  (1992). View PDF | View Online
  53. Quantum-noise limit on optical amplification by two-beam coupling in an atomic vapor
    Alexander L. Gaeta, Robert W. Boyd, and Girish S. Agarwal
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 46 , pp. 4271 -4275  (1992). View PDF
  54. Stimulated Scattering of Picosecond Optical Pulses in the Presence of Self-focusing
    Edward J. Miller and Robert W. Boyd
    International Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics, Vol 1 (4) , pp. 765 -773  (1992). View PDF | View Online
  55. Polarization-ellipse rotation by induced gyrotropy in atomic vapors
    W. V. Davis, Alexander L. Gaeta, and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters Vol. 17, Issue 18 , pp. 1304 -1306  (1992). View PDF | View Online
  56. Optical bistability by two-wave mixing in photorefractive crystals
    Edward.D.Baraban, Hongzhun Zhang, and Robert W. Boyd
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B Vol. 9, Issue 9 , pp. 1689 -1692  (1992). View PDF | View Online
  57. Nonlinear susceptibility of composite optical materials in the Maxwell Garnett model
    John E. Sipe and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A 46 , pp. 1614 -1629  (1992). View PDF | View Online
  58. Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in the Presence of External Feedback
    Alexander L. Gaeta and Robert W. Boyd
    International Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics, Vol. 1, No. 3 , pp. 581 -594  (1992). View PDF
  59. Induced focusing and spatial wave breaking from cross-phase modulation in a self-defocusing medium
    Andrew J. Stentz, Martti Kauranen, Jeffery J. Maki, Govind P. Agrawal, and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters Vol. 17, Issue 1 , pp. 19 -21  (1992). View PDF | View Online
  60. Observation of Brillouin chaos with counterpropagating laser beams
    O. Kulagin, G. A. Pasmanik, Alexander L. Gaeta, Thomas R. Moore, Glenn J. Benecke, and Robert W. Boyd
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B Vol. 8, Issue 10 , pp. 2155 -2157  (1991). View PDF | View Online
  61. Stochastic dynamics of stimulated Brillouin scattering in an optical fiber
    Alexander L. Gaeta and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 44 , pp. 3205 -3209  (1991). View PDF
  62. Linear and Nonlinear Optical Measurements of the Lorentz Local Field
    Jeffery J. Maki, Michelle S. Malcuit, John E. Sipe, and Robert W. Boyd
    Physical Review Letters, Vol 61, Number 8 , pp. 972 -975  (1991). View PDF
  63. Effects of atomic motion on the polarization properties of phase conjugation by two-photon-resonant degenerate four-wave mixing

    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 44 , pp. 584 -592  (1991). View PDF
  64. Two-beam-excited conical emission
    Martti Kauranen, Jeffery J. Maki, Alexander L. Gaeta, and Robert W. Boyd
    Optics Letters, Vol 16, Number 12, (1991). View PDF
  65. Laser beam combining in potassium vapor
    M. T. Gruneisen, K. R. MacDonald, Alexander L. Gaeta, Robert W. Boyd, and Donald J. Harter
    IEEE JOURNAL OF QUANTUM ELECTRONICS, VOL. 27, NO. 1 , pp. 128 -134  (1991). View PDF | View Online
  66. Simultaneous wave-front and polarization conjugation of picosecond optical pulses by stimulated Rayleigh-wing scattering
    Edward J. Miller, Michelle S. Malcuit, and Robert W. Boyd
    Opt. Lett., Vol. 15 , p. 1188  (1990). View PDF
  67. Noise initiation of stimulated Brillouin scattering
    Robert W. Boyd, K. Rzazewski, and Paul Narum
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 42 , pp. 5514 -5521  (1990). View PDF
  68. Simultaneous wave-front and polarization conjugation of picosecond optical pulses by stimulated Rayleigh-wing scattering
    Edward J. Miller, Michelle S. Malcuit, and Robert W. Boyd
    OPTICS LETTERS Volume: 15 Issue: 21 , pp. 1188 -1190  (1990). View PDF | View Online
  69. Enhancement of the nonlinear optical properties of fluorescin doped boric-acid glass through cooling
    , Michelle S. Malcuit, and Robert W. Boyd
    APPLIED OPTICS Volume: 29 Issue: 27 , pp. 3921 -3926  (1990). View PDF | View Online
  70. Polarization bistability of counterpropagating laser beams
    Daniel J. Gauthier, Michelle S. Malcuit, Alexander L. Gaeta, and Robert W. Boyd
    Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 64 , pp. 1721 -1724  (1990). View PDF
  71. Anomalies in optical harmonic generation using high-intensity laser radiation
    Michelle S. Malcuit, Robert W. Boyd, Robert W. Boyd, and K. Rzazewski
    Phys. Rev. A, Vol. 41 , pp. 3822 -3825  (1990). View PDF
  72. Time reversal of Berry’s phase by optical phase conjugation
    W. R. Tompkin, Michelle S. Malcuit, Robert W. Boyd, and Raymond Y. Chiao
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B Vol. 7, Issue 2 , pp. 230 -233  (1990). View PDF | View Online