Experimental Quantum Optics and Photonics Group – Publications


  • G.D. Bruce, E. Haller, B. Peaudecerf, D.A. Cotta, M. Andia, S. Wu, M.Y.H. Johnson, B.W. Lovett, & S. Kuhr, Sub-Doppler laser cooling of K-40 with Raman gray molasses on the D-2 line, J. Phys. B 50, 095002 (2017).
  • S.J. Ingleby, P.F. Griffin, A.S. Arnold, M. Chouliara, E. Riis, High-precision control of static magnetic field magnitude, orientation, and gradient using optically pumped vapour cell magnetometry, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 88, 043109 (2017).
  • J.P. McGilligan, P.F. Griffin, R. Elvin, S.J. Ingleby, E. Riis & A.S. Arnold, Grating chips for quantum technologies, Sci. Rep. 7, 384 (2017).
  • F. Gustave, N. Radwell, C. McIntyre, J.P. Toomey, D.M. Kane, S. Barland, W.J. Firth, G.-L. Oppo & T. Ackemann, Observation of Mode-Locked Spatial Laser Solitons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 044102 (2017).


  • M.A. Beck, J.A. Isaacs, D. Booth, J.D. Pritchard, M.A. Saffman, & R. McDermott, Optimized coplanar waveguide resonators for a superconductor-atom interfaceAppl. Phys. Lett. 109, 092602 (2016).
  • J. D. Pritchard, J.A. Isaacs, M. Saffman, Long working distance objective lenses for single atom trapping and imaging, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 87, 073107 (2016).
  • S. Kuhr, Quantum-gas microscopes: a new tool for cold-atom quantum simulators, Nat. Sci. Rev. 3, 170-172 (2016).
  • J. P. Cotter, J. P. McGilligan, P. F. Griffin, I. M. Rabey, K. Docherty, E. Riis, A. S. Arnold, E. A. Hinds, Design and fabrication of diffractive atom chips for laser cooling and trapping, Appl. Phys. B 122 (2016).
  • R.F. Offer, J.W.C. Conway, E. Riis, S. Franke-Arnold and A.S. Arnold, Cavity-enhanced frequency up-conversion in rubidium vapor, Opt. Lett. 41, 2177-2180 (2016).
  • J.P. McGilligan, P.F. Griffin, E. Riis, and A.S. Arnold, Diffraction-grating characterization for cold-atom experiments, JOSAB 33, 1271-1277 (2016).
  • Clark, TW ; Offer, RF; Franke-Arnold, S; Arnold, AS; Radwell, N, Comparison of beam generation techniques using a phase only spatial light modulator, Opt. Express 24 6249-6264 (2016).
  • Jimenez, J; Oppo, GL; Ackemann, T, Temperature dependence of spontaneous switch-on and switch-off of laser cavity solitons in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective feedback, J. Phys. D 49 095110 (2016).
  • Henderson, VA; Griffin, PF; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Comparative simulations of Fresnel holography methods for atomic waveguidesNew J. Phys. 18 025007 (2016).
  • Averlant, E; Tlidi, M; Thienpont, H; Ackemann, T; Panajotov, K, Vector cavity solitons in broad area Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting LasersSci. Rep. 6, 20428 (2016).



  • Tesio, E; Robb, GRM; Oppo, GL; Gomes, PM; Ackemann, T; Labeyrie, G; Kaiser, R; Firth, WJ,
    Self-organization in cold atomic gases: a synchronization perspectivePhil. Trans. Royal Soc. A 372, 20140002 (2014).
  • G.A. Sinuco-León, K.A. Burrows, A.S. Arnold & B.M. Garraway,
    Inductively guided circuits for ultracold dressed atomsNature Comm. 5, 5289 (2014).
  • Toomey, JP; Kane, DM; Ackemann, T, 
    Complexity in pulsed nonlinear laser systems interrogated by permutation entropy
    ,Opt. Express 22, 17840-17853 (2014).
  • Schratwieser, TC; Balskus, K; McCracken, RA; Farrell, C; Leburn, CG; Zhang, Z; Lamour, TP; Ferreiro, TI; Marandi, A; Arnold, AS; Reid, DT,
    Rb-87-stabilized 375-MHz Yb: fiber femtosecond frequency combOpt. Express 22, 10494 (2014).
  • Vangeleyn, M; Garraway, BM; Perrin, H; Arnold, AS,
    Inductive dressed ring traps for ultracold atomsJ. Phys. B 47, 071001 (2014).
  • Labeyrie, G; Tesio, E; Gomes, PM; Oppo, G-L; Firth, WJ; Robb, GRM, Arnold, AS; Kaiser, R; Ackemann, T,
    Optomechanical self-structuring in a cold atomic gasNature Photonics 8, 321 (2014).
  • Campbell, S; Ackemann, T; Fraser, H; Missous, M,
    On the thermal dependence of the generation of terahertz radiation by photomixing, Semicond. Sci. Tech. 29, 035006 (2014).
  • Tesio, E; Robb, GRM; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Oppo, G-L,
    Kinetic Theory for Transverse Optomechanical InstabilitiesPhys. Rev. Lett. 112, 043901 (2014).
  • Averlant, E; Tlidi, M; Thienpont, H; Ackemann, T; Panajotov, K,
    Experimental observation of localized structures in medium size VCSELsOpt. Express 22, 762 (2014).

2013 (top)

  • Tesio, E; Robb, GRM; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL; Dissipative solitons in the coupled dynamics of light and cold atomsOpt. Express 21, 26144-26149 (2013).
  • Wilson, D; Duxbury, G; Langford, N; Fourier transform and multiplexed intrapulse quantum cascade laser spectrometer measurements of NO2 and its dimer N2O4Canadian J. Phys. 91, 941-948 (2013).
  • Duxbury, G; Wilson, D; Hay, K; Langford, N; Study of the Q Branch Structure of the N-14 and N-15 Isotopologues of the nu(4) Band of Ammonia Using Frequency Chirped Quantum Cascade LasersJ. Phys. Chem. A 117, 9738-9745 (2013).
  • Endres, M; Cheneau, M; Fukuhara, T; Weitenberg, C; Schauss, P; Gross, C; Mazza, L; Banuls, MC; Pollet, L; Bloch, I; Kuhr, S; Single-site- and single-atom-resolved measurement of correlation functionsAppl. Phys. B 113, 27-39 (2013).
  • Thom, J; Wilpers, G; Riis, E; Sinclair, AG; Accurate and agile digital control of optical phase, amplitude and frequency for coherent atomic manipulation of atomic systemsOpt. Express 21, 18712-18723 (2013).
  • Pechkis, HK; Wrubel, JP; Schwettmann, A; Griffin, PF; Barnett, R; Tiesinga, E; Lett, PD; Spinor Dynamics in an Antiferromagnetic Spin-1 Thermal Bose GasPhys. Rev. Lett. 111, 025301 (2013).
  • Nshii, CC; Vangeleyn, M; Cotter, JP; Griffin, PF; Hinds, EA; Ironside, CN; See, P; Sinclair, AG; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, A surface-patterned chip as a strong source of ultracold atoms for quantum technologiesNature Nanotechnology 8, 321-324 (2013).
  • Jimenez, J; Noblet, Y; Paulau, PV; Gomila, D; Ackemann, T, Observation of laser vortex solitons in a self-focusing semiconductor laserJ. Opt. 15, 044011 (2013).
  • Fukuhara, T; Kantian, A; Endres, M; Cheneau, M; Schauss, P; Hild, S; Bellem, D; Schollwock, U; Giamarchi, T; Gross, C; Bloch, I; Kuhr, S, Quantum dynamics of a mobile spin impurityNature Phys. 9, 235-241 (2013).

2012 (top)

  • Schauss, P; Cheneau, M; Endres, M; Fukuhara, T; Hild, S; Omran, A; Pohl, T; Gross, C; Kuhr, S; Bloch, I, Observation of spatially ordered structures in a two-dimensional Rydberg gasNature 491, 87-91 (2012).
  • Ackemann, T; Alduraibi, M; Campbell, S; Keatings, S; Sam, PL; Fraser, H; Arnold, AS; Riis, E; Missous, M, Diamond heat sinking of terahertz antennas for continuous-wave photomixingJ. Appl. Phys. 112, 123109 (2012).
  • Pritchard, JD; Dinkelaker, AN; Arnold, AS; Griffin, PF; Riis, E, Demonstration of an inductively coupled ring trap for cold atomsNew J. Phys. 14, 103047 (2012).
  • Tesio, E; Robb, GRM; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL, Spontaneous optomechanical pattern formation in cold atomsPhys. Rev. A 86, 031801 (2012).
  • Ackemann, T; Tierno, A; Barbay, S; Kuszelewicz, R; Brambilla, M, Nonlinear Phase-Shifts in Self-Assembled Quantum Dot Samples under cw DrivingIEEE Proc. (ICTON 2010), (2012).
  • Ackemann, T; Radwell, N; McIntyre, C; Oppo, GL; Firth, WJ, Self Pulsing Solitons: A Base for Optically Controllable Pulse Trains in Photonic Networks?IEEE Proc. (ICTON 2010), (2012).
  • Endres, M; Fukuhara, T; Pekker, D; Cheneau, M; Schauss, P; Gross, C; Demler, E; Kuhr, S; Bloch, I, The ‘Higgs’ amplitude mode at the two-dimensional superfluid/Mott insulator transitionNature 487, 454 (2012).
  • Arnold, AS, Extending dark optical trapping geometriesOpt. Lett. 37, 2505 (2012).
  • Kuszelewicz, R.; Benoit, J. -M.; Barbay, S.; Lemaitre, A.; Patriarche, G.; Meunier, K.; Tierno, A.; Ackemann, T., High density InAlAs/GaAlAs quantum dots for non-linear optics in microcavities (vol 111, 043107, 2012)J. Appl. Phys. 111, 129902 (2012).
  • Walker, G.; Arnold, A. S.; Franke-Arnold, S., Trans-Spectral Orbital Angular Momentum Transfer via Four-Wave Mixing in Rb VaporPhys. Rev. Lett. 108, 243601 (2012).
  • Paulau, P. V.; McIntyre, C.; Noblet, Y.; Radwell, N.; Firth, W. J.; Colet, P.; Ackemann, T.; Oppo, G. -L., Adler Synchronization of Spatial Laser Solitons Pinned by DefectsPhys. Rev. Lett. 108, 213904 (2012).
  • Duxbury, G; Kelly, JF; Blake, TA.; Langford, N, Sub-Doppler spectra of infrared hyperfine transitions of nitric oxide using a pulse modulated quantum cascade laser: Rapid passage, free induction decay, and the ac Stark effectJ. Chem. Phys. 136, 174319 (2012).
  • Duxbury, G; Kelly, JF; Blake, TA; Langford, N, Observation of infrared free-induction decay and optical nutation signals from nitrous oxide using a current modulated quantum cascade laserJ. Chem. Phys. 136, 174317 (2012).
  • Duxbury, G; Kelly, JF; Blake, TA; Langford, N, The ac Stark effect in nitric oxide induced by rapidly swept continuous wave quantum cascade lasersJ. Chem. Phys. 136, 174318 (2012).
  • Noblet, Y.; Ackemann, T., Analysis of spatial emission structures in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with feedback from a volume Bragg gratingPhys. Rev. A 85, 053812 (2012).
  • Barland, S; Giudici, M; Tissoni, G; Tredicce, JR; Brambilla, M; Lugiato, L; Prati, F; Barbay, S; Kuszelewicz, R; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL, Solitons in semiconductor microcavitiesNature Photonics 6, 204 (2012).
  • Ackemann, T; Radwell, N; Noblet, Y; Jager, R, Disorder mapping in VCSELs using frequency-selective feedbackOpt. Lett. 37, 1079 (2012).
  • Kuszelewicz, R; Benoit, JM; Barbay, S; Lemaitre, A; Patriarche, G; Meunier, K; Tierno, A; Ackemann, T, High density InAlAs/GaAlAs quantum dots for non-linear optics in microcavitiesJ. Appl. Phys. 111, 043107 (2012).
  • Cheneau, M; Barmettler, P; Poletti, D; Endres, M; Schauss, P; Fukuhara, T; Gross, C; Bloch, I; Kollath, C; Kuhr, S; Light-cone-like spreading of correlations in a quantum many-body systemNature 481, 484 (2012). (arXiv:1111.0776)

2011 (top)

  • Duxbury, G; Hay, KG; Langford, N; Johnson, MP; Black, JD; Real-time diagnostics of a jet engine exhaust using an intra-pulse quantum cascade laser spectrometerMol. Phys. 109, 2131 (2011).
  • Gerhardt, NC; Li, MY; Jahme, H; Hopfner, H; Ackemann, T; Hofmann, MR; Ultrafast spin-induced polarization oscillations with tunable lifetime in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasersAppl. Phys. Lett. 99, 151107 (2011).
  • Tierno, A; Radwell, N; Ackemann, T, Low-frequency self-pulsing in single-section quantum-dot laser diodes and its relation to optothermal pulsationsPhys. Rev. A 84, 043828 (2011).
  • M. Endres, M. Cheneau, T. Fukuhara, C. Weitenberg, P. Schauß, C. Gross, L. Mazza, M.C. Banuls, L. Pollet, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr, Observation of Correlated Particle-Hole Pairs and String Order in Low-Dimensional Mott Insulators, Science 334, 200 (2011)
  • Weitenberg, C; Kuhr, S; Molmer, K; Sherson, JF, Quantum computation architecture using optical tweezersPhys. Rev. A 84, 032322 (2011).
  • Dammalapati, U; Norris, I; Burrows, C; Riis, E, Laser spectroscopy of the 4s4p 3P2-4s3d 1D2 transition on magnetically trapped calcium atomsPhys. Rev. A 83, 062513 (2011).
  • Weitenberg, C; Schauss, P; Fukuhara, T; Cheneau, M; Endres, M; Bloch, I; Kuhr, S, Coherent Light Scattering from a Two-Dimensional Mott InsulatorPhys. Rev. Lett. 106, 215301 (2011).

2010 (top)

  • Tierno, A; Ackemann, T; Leburn, CG; Brown, CTA, Saturation of absorption and gain in a quantum dot diode with continuous-wave drivingAppl. Phys. Lett. 97, 231104 (2010).
  • Li, MY; Jahme, H; Soldat, H; Gerhardt, NC; Hofmann, MR; Ackemann, T, Birefringence controlled room-temperature picosecond spin dynamics close to the threshold of vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser devices, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 191114 (2010).
  • Radwell, N; Rose, P; Cleff, C; Denz, C; Ackemann, T, Compensation of spatial inhomogeneities in a cavity soliton laser using a spatial light modulator, Opt. Express 18, 23121 (2010).
  • Vangeleyn, M; Griffin, PF; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Laser cooling with a single laser beam and a planar diffractor, Opt. Lett. 35, 3453 (2010).
  • Vernier, A; Franke-Arnold, S; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Enhanced frequency up-conversion in Rb vapor, Opt. Express 18, 17020 (2010).
  • Radwell, N; McIntyre, C; Scroggie, AJ; Oppo, GL; Firth, WJ; Ackemann, T, Switching spatial dissipative solitons in a VCSEL with frequency selective feedback, Eur. Phys. J. D 59, 121 (2010).
  • Radwell, N; McIntyre, C; Scroggie, AJ; Oppo, GL; Firth, WJ; Ackemann, T, Switching spatial dissipative solitons in a VCSEL with frequency selective feedback (vol 59, pg 121, 2010), Eur. Phys. J. D 59, 149 (2010).
  • Tasinato, N; Hay, KG; Langford, N; Duxbury, G; Wilson, D, Time dependent measurements of nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide collisional relaxation processes by a frequency down-chirped quantum cascade laser: Rapid passage signals and the time dependence of collisional processes, J. Chem. Phys. 132, 164301 (2010).
  • Paulau, PV; Gomila, D; Colet, P; Loiko, NA; Rosanov, NN; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ, Vortex solitons in lasers with feedback, Opt. Express 18, 8859 (2010).
  • Zawadzki, ME; Griffin, PF; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Spatial interference from well-separated split condensates, Phys. Rev. A 81, 043608 (2010).
  • Buckers, C; Kuhn, E; Schlichenmaier, C; Imhof, S; Thranhardt, A; Hader, J; Moloney, JV; Rubel, O; Zhang, W; Ackemann, T; Koch, SW, Quantum modeling of semiconductor gain materials and vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser systems, Physics Status Solidi B 247, 789 (2010).
  • Dammalapati, U; Norris, I; Burrows, C; Arnold, AS; Riis, E, Spectroscopy and isotope shifts of the 4s3d 1D2-4s5p 1P1 repumping transition in magneto-optically trapped calcium atoms, Phys. Rev. A 81, 023424 (2010).
  • Schulz-Ruhtenberg, M; Babushkin, IV; Loiko, NA; Huang, KF; Ackemann, T, Polarization properties in the transition from below to above lasing threshold in broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, Phys. Rev. A 81, 023819 (2010).
  • Tasinato, N; Duxbury, G; Langford, N; Hay, KG, An investigation of collisional processes in a Dicke narrowed transition of water vapor in the 7.8 μm spectral region by frequency down-chirped quantum cascade laser spectroscopy, J. Chem. Phys. 132, 044316 (2010).
  • Zhang, W; McDonald, A; Ackemann, T; Riis, E; McConnell, G, Femtosecond synchronously in-well pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser, Opt. Express 18, 187 (2010).

2009 (top)

  • Duxbury, G; Langford, N; Hay, K; Tasinato, N, Quantum cascade laser spectroscopy: diagnostics to non-linear opticsJ. Mod. Opt. 56, 2034 (2009).
  • Radwell, N; Ackemann, T, Characteristics of laser cavity solitons in a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser with feedback from a volume bragg gratingIEEE J. Quantum Elec. 45, 1388 (2009).
  • Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL, Fundamentals and applications of spatial dissipative solitons in photonic devicesAdv. Atom. Mol. Opt. Phys. 57, 323 (2009).
  • Schulz-Ruhtenberg, M; Tanguy, Y; Jager, R; Ackemann, T, Length scales and polarization properties of annular standing waves in circular broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasersAppl. Phys. B 97, 397 (2009).
  • Dammalapati, U; Norris, I; Maguire, L; Borkowski, M; Riis, E, A compact magneto-optical trap apparatus for calciumMeas. Sci. Tech.20, 095303 (2009).
  • Ma, J; Cheesman, A; Ashfold, MNR; Hay, KG; Wright, S; Langford, N; Duxbury, G; Mankelevich, YA, Quantum cascade laser investigations of CH4 and C2H2 interconversion in hydrocarbon/H-2 gas mixtures during microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition of diamondJ. Appl. Phys. 106, 033305 (2009).
  • Vangeleyn, M; Griffin, PF; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Single-laser, one beam, tetrahedral magneto-optical trapOpt. Express 17, 13601 (2009).
  • Tierno, A; Ackemann, T; Maggipinto, T; Brambilla, M, Saturation and self-lensing in self-assembled quantum dots with constant-wave drivingPhys. Rev. B 80, 035314 (2009).
  • Dammalapati, U; Norris, I; Riis, E, Saturated absorption spectroscopy of calcium in a hollow-cathode lampJ. Phys. B 42, 165001 (2009).
  • Pedaci, F; Barland, S; Caboche, E; Genevet, P; Giudici, M; Tredicce, JR; Ackemann, T; Scroggie, AJ; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL; Tissoni, G; Jager, R, All-optical delay line using semiconductor cavity solitons (vol 92, 011101, 2008)Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 266902 (2009).
  • Major, A; Hutchings, D; Langford, N; Ferguson, AI; Aitchison, JS; Smith, PWE, Two-photon absorption properties of crystalline KNbO3 at 430 nm and efficient high pulse energy blue second-harmonic generationLaser Phys. Lett. 6, 450 (2009).
  • Weatherill, KJ; Pritchard, JD; Griffin, PF; Dammalapati, U; Adams, CS; Riis, E, A versatile and reliably reusable ultrahigh vacuum viewportRev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 026105 (2009).
  • Schulz-Ruhtenberg, M; Tanguy, Y; Huang, KF; Jager, R; Ackemann, T, Control of the spatial emission structure of broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers by feedbackJ. Phys. D 42, 055101 (2009).

2008 (top)

  • Duxbury, G; Langford, N; Hay, K, Delayed rapid passage and transient gain signals generated using a chirped 8 micron quantum cascade laserJ. Mod. Opt. 55, 3293 (2008).
  • Houston, N; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Reproducible dynamic dark ring lattices for ultracold atomsJ. Phys. B 41, 211001 (2008).
  • Terhalle, B; Radwell, N; Rose, P; Denz, C; Ackemann, T, Control of broad-area vertical-cavity surface emitting laser emission by optically induced photonic crystalsAppl. Phys. Lett. 93, 151114 (2008).
  • Esposito, E; Keatings, S; Gardner, K; Harris, J; Riis, E; McConnell, G, Confocal laser scanning microscopy using a frequency doubled vertical external cavity surface emitting laserRev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 083702 (2008).
  • Tanguy, Y; Radwell, N; Ackemann, T; Jager, R, Characteristics of cavity solitons and drifting excitations in broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective feedbackPhys. Rev. A 78, 023810 (2008).
  • Paulau, PV; Gomila, D; Ackemann, T; Loiko, NA; Firth, WJ, Self-localized structures in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with external feedbackPhys. Rev. E 78, 016212 (2008).
  • Smith, DA; Arnold, AS; Pritchard, MJ; Hughes, IG, Experimental single-impulse magnetic focusing of launched cold atomsJ. Phys. B41, 125302 (2008).
  • Babushkin, IV; Schulz-Ruhtenberg, M; Loiko, NA; Huang, KF; Ackemann, T, Coupling of polarization and spatial degrees of freedom of highly divergent emission in broad-area square vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasersPhys. Rev. Lett. 100, 213901 (2008).
  • Griffin, PF; Riis, E; Arnold, AS, Smooth inductively coupled ring trap for atomsPhys. Rev. A 77, 051402(R) (2008).
  • Franke-Arnold, S; Arnold, AS, Twisting light to trap atomsAm. Sci. 96, 226 (2008).
  • Jentsch, KF; Sondermann, M; Ackemann, T, Analysis and optimization of coupling to external cavities in feedback experiments with vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasersOpt. Commun. 281, 1396 (2008).
  • Hovel, S; Bischoff, A; Gerhardt, NC; Hofmann, MR; Ackemann, T; Kroner, A; Michalzik, R, Optical spin manipulation of electrically pumped vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasersAppl. Phys. Lett. 92, 041118 (2008).
  • Hay, KG; Wright, S; Duxbury, G; Langford, N, In-flight measurements of ambient methane, nitrous oxide and water using a quantum cascade laser based spectrometerAppl. Phys. B 90, 329 (2008).
  • Tanguy, Y; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Jager, R, Realization of a semiconductor-based cavity soliton laserPhys. Rev. Lett. 100, 013907 (2008).
  • Pedaci, F; Barland, S; Caboche, E; Genevet, P; Giudici, M; Tredicce, JR; Ackemann, T; Scroggie, AJ; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL; Tissoni, G; Jager, R, All-optical delay line using semiconductor cavity solitonsAppl. Phys. Lett. 92, 011101 (2008).

2007 (top)

  • Tanguy, Y; Ackemann, T; Jager, R, Characteristics of switching dynamics in a semiconductor-based cavity-soliton laserOpt. Express 15, 16773 (2007).
  • Tierno, A; Ackemann, T, Tunable, narrow-band light source in the 1.25 micron region based on broad-area quantum dot lasers with feedbackAppl. Phys. B 89, 585 (2007).
  • Pesch, M; Lange, W; Gomila, D; Ackemann, T; Firth, WJ; Oppo, GL, Two-dimensional front dynamics and spatial solitons in a nonlinear optical systemPhys. Rev. Lett. 99, 153902 (2007).
  • Naumenko, AV; Loiko, NA; Ackemann, T, Analysis of bistability conditions between lasing and nonlasing states for a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser with frequency-selective optical feedback using an envelope approximationPhys. Rev. A 76, 023802 (2007).
  • Hopkins, JM; Maclean, AJ; Burns, D; Riis, E; Schulz, N; Rattunde, M; Manz, C; Kohler, K; Wagner, J, Tunable, single-frequency, diode-pumped 2.3micron VECSELOpt. Express 15, 8212 (2007).
  • Franke-Arnold, S; Leach, J; Padgett, MJ; Lembessis, VE; Ellinas, D; Wright, AJ; Girkin, JM; Ohberg, P; Arnold, AS, Optical ferris wheel for ultracold atomsOpt. Express 15, 8619 (2007).
  • McGinily, SJ; Abram, RH; Gardner, KS; Riis, E; Ferguson, AI; Roberts, JS, Novel gain medium design for short-wavelength vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser, IEEE J. Quant. Elec. 43, 445 (2007).
  • Paulau, PV; Scroggie, AJ; Naumenko, A; Ackemann, T; Loiko, NA; Firth, WJ, Localized traveling waves in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective optical feedbackPhys. Rev. E 75, 056208 (2007).
  • Duxbury, G; Langford, N; McCulloch, MT; Wright, S, Rapid passage induced population transfer and coherences in the 8 micron spectrum of nitrous oxideMol. Phys. 105, 741 (2007).
  • Labeyrie, G; Gattobigio, GL; Chaneliere, T; Lippi, L; Ackemann, T; Kaiser, R, Nonlinear lensing mechanisms in a cloud of cold atoms,Eur. Phys. J. D 41, 337 (2007).
  • Debernardi, P; Ostermann, JM; Sondermann, M; Ackemann, T; Bava, GP; Michalzik, R, A theoretical-experimental study of the vectorial modal properties of polarization-stable multimode grating VCSELsIEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Elec. 13, 1340 (2007).

2006 (top)

  • Pritchard, MJ; Arnold, AS; Cornish, SL; Hallwood, DW; Pleasant, CVS; Hughes, IG, Transport of launched cold atoms with a laser guide and pulsed magnetic fieldsNew J. Phys. 8, 309 (2006).
  • Tanguy, Y; Ackemann, T; Jager, R, Characteristics of bistable localized emission states in broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with frequency-selective feedbackPhys. Rev. A 74, 053824 (2006).
  • McGinily, SJ; Abram, RH; Riis, E; Ferguson, AI, Efficient coupling of several broad area laser diodes into an optical fiberRev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 116101 (2006).
  • Zhang, W; Ackemann, T; McGinily, S; Schmid, M; Riis, E; Ferguson, AI, Operation of an optical in-well-pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laserAppl. Opt. 45, 7729 (2006).
  • Wright, S; Duxbury, G; Langford, N, A compact quantum-cascade laser based spectrometer for monitoring the concentrations of methane and nitrous oxide in the troposphere, Appl. Phys. B 85, 243 (2006).
  • McCulloch, MT; Duxbury, G; Langford, N, Observation of saturation and rapid passage signals in the 10.25 micron spectrum of ethylene using a frequency chirped quantum cascade laserMolecular Phys. 104, 2767 (2006).
  • Arnold, AS; Garvie, CS; Riis, E, Large magnetic storage ring for Bose-Einstein condensatesPhys. Rev. A, 73 041606 (2006).
  • Arnold, AS; Pritchard, MJ; Smith, DA; Hughes, IG, Double-impulse magnetic focusing of launched cold atomsNew J. Phys., 8 53 (2006).
  • Letchumanan, V; Gill, P; Sinclair, AG; Riis, E, Optical-clock local-oscillator stabilization schemeJ. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 23 714 (2006).
  • Zhang, W; Ackemann, T; Schmid, M; Langford, N; Ferguson, AI, Femtosecond synchronously mode-locked vertical-external cavity surface-emitting laserOpt. Express, 14 1810 (2006).
  • Naumenko, A; Loiko, N; Sondermann, M; Jentsch, K; Ackemann, T, Abrupt turn-on and hysteresis in a VCSEL with frequency-selective optical feedbackOpt. Commun., 259 823 (2006).
  • Huneus, F; Lange, W; Ackemann, T, Competition of pattern forming instabilities due to phase front curvature in an optical systemPhys. Rev. E, 73 016215 (2006).

2005 (top)

  • Schulz-Ruhtenberg, M; Babushkin, IV; Loiko, NA; Ackemann, T; Huang, KF, Transverse patterns and length-scale selection in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with a large square apertureAppl. Phys. B 81, 945 (2005).
  • Zhao, H; Friedrich, R; Ackemann, T, On the response of an oscillatory medium to defect generationAppl. Phys. B 81, 969 (2005).
  • Duxbury, G; Langford, N; McCulloch, MT; Wright, S, Quantum cascade semiconductor infrared and far-infrared lasers: from trace gas sensing to non-linear opticsChem. Soc. Rev. 34, 921 (2005).
  • M. Pesch, E. Große Westhoff, T. Ackemann, and W. Lange, Observation of a discrete family of dissipative solitons in a nonlinear optical system with a pitchfork bifurcationPhys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143906 (2005).
  • T. Frank, M. Sondermann, T. Ackemann, and R. Friedrich, Parametric Data Analysis of Bistable Stochastic SystemsNonlinear Phenomena in Complex Systems 8, 193 (2005).
  • M. Sondermann, and T. Ackemann, Correlation properties and drift phenomena in the dynamics of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with optical feedbackOpt. Exp. 13, 2707 (2005).
  • McCulloch MT; Langford N; Duxbury G, Real-time trace-level detection of carbon dioxide and ethylene in car exhaust gasesAppl. Opt. 44, 2887 (2005).
  • McConnell G; Ferguson AI, Simultaneous stimulated Raman scattering and second harmonic generation in periodically poled lithium niobateOpt. Express 13, 2099 (2005).
  • Major A; Aitchison JS; Smith PWE; Langford N; Ferguson AI, Efficient Raman shifting of high-energy picosecond pulses into the eye-safe 1.5-mu m spectral region by use of a KGd(WO4)(2) crystalOpt. Lett. 30, 421 (2005).

2004 (top)

  • Riis E; Sinclair AG, Optimum measurement strategies for trapped ion optical frequency standardsJ. Phys. B 37, 4719 (2004).
  • Major A; Aitchison JS; Smith PWE; Langford N; Ferguson AI, Coherent two-photon absorption spectroscopy of the Raman-active KGd(WO4)(2) crystalOpt. Lett. 29, 2896 (2004).
  • Pritchard MJ; Arnold AS; Smith DA; Hughes IG, Single-impulse magnetic focusing of launched cold atomsJ. Phys. B 37, 4435 (2004).
  • McConnell G; Riis E, Photonic crystal fibre enables short-wavelength two-photon laser scanning fluorescence microscopy with fura-2Phys. Med. Biol. 49, 4757 (2004).
  • Abram RH; Gardner KS; Riis E; Ferguson AI, Narrow linewidth operation of a tunable optically pumped semiconductor laserOpt. Express 12, 5434 (2004).
  • Letchumanan V; Gill P; Riis E; Sinclair AG, Optical Ramsey spectroscopy of a single trapped Sr-88(+) ionPhys. Rev. A 70, 033419 (2004).
  • McConnell G; Riis E, Two-photon laser scanning fluorescence microscopy using photonic crystal fiberJ. Biomed. Opt. 9, 922 (2004).
  • Gomila D; Ackemann T; Westhoff EG; Colet P; Lange W, Secondary bifurcations of hexagonal patterns in a nonlinear optical system: Alkali metal vapor in a single-mirror arrangementPhys. Rev. E 69, 036205 (2004)
  • McNeillie FC; Riis E; Broeng J; Folkenberg JR; Petersson A; Simonsen H; Jacobsen C, Highly polarized photonic crystal fiber laserOpt. Express 12, 3981 (2004).
  • Gardner KS; Abram RH; Riis E, A birefringent etalon as single-mode selector in a laser cavityOpt. Express 12, 2365 (2004).
  • Schmid M; Benchabane S; Torabi-Goudarzi F; Abram R; Ferguson AI; Riis E, Optical in-well pumping of a vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laserAppl. Phys. Lett. 84, 4860 (2004).
  • McConnell G; Riis E, Ultra-short pulse compression using photonic crystal fibreAppl. Phys. B 78, 557 (2004).
  • Arnold AS, Adaptable-radius, time-orbiting magnetic ring trap for Bose-Einstein condensatesJ. Phys. B 37, L29 (2004).
  • Arnold AS; MacCormick C; Boshier MG, Diffraction-limited focusing of Bose-Einstein condensatesJ. Phys. B 37, 485 (2004).