Jin U. Kang
Professor

Photonics and Optoelectronics Lab
Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University
Contact information

Dept of ECE
The Johns Hopkins University
Barton Hall 312, 3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218-2686
Phone: 410-516-8186
Fax: 410-516-5566
jkang@jhu.edu


Teaching

520.345: Electrical and Computer Engineering Laboratory
520.410: Fiber Optics and Devices
520.484: Optoelectronics Laboratory

Office Hour:
Tues. and Wed. 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Area of Research:

We conduct experimental/theoretical investigations in the area of photonics and optoelectronics with emphasis on developing novel fiber laser systems and ultrafast optoelectronic devices for applications in military, communications, sensors and space sciences.

Publications:

Refereed Journal Publications:

  • C. S. Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Electro-optic wavelength-tunable fiber ring laser based on cascaded composite Sagnac loop filters,” Optics Letters, accepted for publication, 2004
  • C. S. Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Multi-wavelength switching of Raman fiber ring laser incorporating composite PMF Lyot-Sagnac filter,” Vol. 43, pp. 1-7, App. Optics, 2004
  • Gang Chen and Jin U. Kang, “Nonlinear Switching and Optical Limiting in Double-Loop Fiber Sagnac Filter,” J. of Optics A, accepted for publication, 2004
  • S. Y. Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Polarization Independent, figure-eight birefringent Sagnac Variable Comb-Filter/Attenuator,”vol., 16. pp. 294-496, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., Feb. 2004.
  • X. Xie, J. Khurgin, J. Kang and F.-S. Choa, “Linearized Mach-Zehnder Intensity Modulator,” vol. 15, pp. 531-533, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., 2003
  • Young-Geun Han, Sang Hyuck Kim, Sang Bae Lee, Chang-Seok Kim, Jin U. Kang, U.-C. Baek, and Y. Chung, “Novel Raman Fiber Laser and Fiber-Optic Sensors Using Multi-Channel Fiber Gratings,” vol. 7, pp. 97-101, Journal. Opt. Soc. Kr, June 2003
  • Young-Geun Han, Chang-Seok Kim, Jin. U. Kang, Un-Chul Paek, and Youngjoo Chung, “Multiwavelength Raman Fiber Ring Laser using Tunable Cascaded Long-Period Fiber Gratings,” vol. 15, pp. 383-385, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., 2003
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Young-Geun Han, Raymond M. Sova, Un-Chul Paek, Youngjoo Chang and Jin U. Kang, “Optical fiber modal birefringence measurement based on Lyot-Sagnac interferometer,” vol. 15, pp. 269-271, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., 2003
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Raymond Sova and Jin U. Kang, “Novel multi-wavelength Raman source using a tunable all-fiber Sagnac loop filter,” vol. 218, pp.291-295, Opt. Comm., 2003
  • Young-Geun Han, Chang-Seok Kim, Jin. U. Kang, Un-Chul Paek, and Youngjoo Chung, “Simultaneous measurement of temperature and strain by adjusting temperature and strain sensitivity of long-period fiber gratings,” vol. 11, pp. 476-481, Opt. Exp., 2003
  • Jin U. Kang, Xiaobo Xie, Jacob Khurgin, “Group Velocity Modified Ti-diffused LiNbO3 Waveguides with Dual Bragg Gratings,” Electron. Lett., vol. 38, pp. 1049-1051, 2002
  • Do-Hyun Kim, Jin U. Kang and Jacob B. Khurgin, “Cascaded Raman Self-Frequency Shifted Soliton Generation in an All-PM Er/Yb-doped Fiber Amplifier,” App. Phys. Lett., vol. 81, pp. 2695-2697, 2002
  • Do-Hyun Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Generation of broadband Cascaded Raman Self-frequency Shifted Solitons in Polarization Maintaining Er/Yb-doped Fiber Amplifier,” Submitted to IEEE J. Quantum. Electron., 2002
  • Xiaobo Xie, Jacob Khurgin, Jin Kang and Fow-Sen Choa, “Ring-Assisted Frequency Discriminator With Improved Linearity,” Photonics Tech. Lett., vol 14, pp. 1136-1138, 2002
  • Jacob B. Khurgin, Igor Vurgraftman, Jerry R. Meyer, Shuangmei Xu and Jin U. Kang, “Reduced cross-talk semiconductor optical amplifiers based on type-II quantum wells,” Photonics Tech. Lett., Vol. 14, 278-279, 2002
  • Xiaobo Xie, Jacob B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang and Fow-Sen Choa, “Compact Linearized Optical FM Discriminator,” Photonics Tech. Lett., Vol. 14, 384-386, 2002
  • Raymond Sova, Chang-Seok Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Dual-Wavelength All-PM Fiber Ring Laser,” Photonics Tech. Lett., Vol. 14, 287-289, 2002
  • Cedric F. Lam, M. Boroditsky, Mark D. Feuer, Nicholas J. Frigo, Bhavesh Desai, and Jin Kang, "Demonstration of Programmable Optical Multicasting in a Regional/Metro Area Network," Photonic Technology Letters, Vol. 13, pp. 1236-1238, 2001
  • Jin U. Kang, “Broadband quasi-stationary pulses in mode-locked fiber ring laser,” Opt. Comm. Vol. 182, 433-436, 2000
  • Jin U. Kang and R. Sova, “Observation of dual relaxation-oscillations and their dynamics in all-PM erbium/ytterbium fiber ring-lasers,” Electron. Lett. Vol. 36, 1361-1362, 2000
  • J. B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang, and Yujie Ding, “Ultrabroad-bandwidth electro-optic modulator based on a cascaded Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. Vol. 25, 70-72, 2000
  • T. R. Clark, J. U. Kang, and R. D. Esman, “Time- and wavelength- interweaved photonic sampler for analog-digital conversion,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. Vol. 11, 1168-1170, 1999
  • Jin U. Kang and Ronald D. Esman, “Demonstration of time interweaved photonic 4 channel WDM sampler for a hybrid analog-digital converter,” Electron. Lett., Vol. 35, 60-61, 1999
  • H. Dietrich, J. U. Kang, M. Y. Frankel, and B. Molnar, “An implantation approach to SEU suppression in GaAs,” Electron. Lett. Apr. 19-20, 1999
  • Michael L. Dennis, Thomas F. Carruthers, Walter I. Kaechele, R. Brian Jenkins, Jin U. Kang, and Irl N. Duling, III, “Long span repeaterless transmission using adiabatic solitons,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. Vol. 11, 478-480, 1999
  • X. H. Gu, R. Y. Korotkov, and Y. J. Ding, J. U. Kang, J. B. Khurgin, “ Observation of backward third-harmonic generation in periodically-poled lithium niobate,” Optics Comm., Vol. 155, 323-326, 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, and Ronald D. Esman, “Highly Parallel Pulsed Opto-Electronic Analog Digital Converter, “ IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., Vol. 10, 1626-1628, 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Jacob Khurgin, C. C. Yang, H. H. Lin, and George I. Stegeman, “Two-photon transitions between bound-to-continuum states in AlGaAs/GaAs Multiple Quantum Well,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 73, 3638-3640, 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Ralph Posey, Jr., and Ronald D. Esman, “Demonstration of supercontinuum generation in long cavity fiber ring laser,” Opt. Lett. , Vol. 23, 1375-1377, 1998
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, and N. Ahkmediev, “ Spatial solitons in AlGaAs waveguides,” Int. J. Optical and Quantum Electron., Vol. 30, 649-671, 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, Ronald D. Esman, “Demonstration of microwave frequency shifting by use of a highly chirped mode-locked fiber laser,” Optics Lett., Vol. 23, 1188-1190, 1998
  • Y. J. Ding and J. U. Kang, and Jacob B. Khurgin, “Theory of backward second-harmonic generation using laser pulses in quasi-phase-matched second-order nonlinear medium,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron., Vol. 34, 966-974, 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, Ronald D. Esman, D. A. Thompson and B. J. Robinson, “Dependence of carrier lifetime and resistivity on annealing in InP grown by He-plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy,” J. Appl. Phys. Vol. 83, 3423-3425, 1998
  • H. Pinkney, p. Simpson, J. U. Kang, M. Y. Frankel D. A. Thompson, B. J. Robinson, and P. Mascher, “Characterization of annealed high-resistivity InP grown by He-plasma-assisted epitaxy,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, Vol. 16(2) 772-775, 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, Ronald D. Esman, D. A. Thompson and B. J. Robinson, “InGaAsP grown by He-plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy for 1.55mm high speed photodetectors,” App. Phys. Lett. Vol. 72, 1278-1280, 1998
  • Xinhua Gu, Roman Y. Korotkov, Yujie J. Ding, Jin U. Kang, Jacob. B. Khurgin, “Backward second-harmonic generation in periodically poled lithium niobate,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 15, 1561-1566, 1998
  • Michael Y. Frankel, Jin U. Kang and Ronald D. Esman, “High-Performance Photonic Analog-Digital Converter,” Electron. Lett. Vol. 33, 2096-2097, 1997
  • M. L. Dennis, M. A. Putnam, J. U. Kang, T. E. Tsai, I. N. Duling III, E. J. Friebele, “Interrogation of fiber Bragg gratings by mode-locked erbium fiber laser,” Optics Lett, Vol. 22, 1362-1364, 1997
  • J. U. Kang, W. K. Burns, Y. J. Ding, and J. S. Melinger, “First observation of backward second-harmonic generation in periodically-poled bulk LiNbO3,” Optics Lett., Vol. 22, 862-864, 1997
  • J. U. Kang, M. Y. Frankel, J.-W. Huang, and T. F. Kuech, “Ultrafast carrier trapping in oxygen-doped metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy GaAs,” App. Phys. Lett, 70, 1560-1562, 1997
  • P. Miller, J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, A. Villeneuve, G. T. Kennedy, and W. Sibbett, “Nonlinear Waveguide Arrays in AlGaAs,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 14, 3224-3231, 1997
  • J. S. Aitchison, D. C. Hutchings, J. M. Arnold, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, E. Ostrovskaya, and N. Ahkmediev, “Power-Dependent Polarisation Dynamics of mixed mode Spatial Solitary waves in AlGaAs waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 14, 3032-3037, 1997
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, “Spatial soliton robustness against spatially anisotropic phase perturbations,” App. Phys. Lett, Vol. 70, 1363-1365, 1997
  • E. A. Ostrovskaya, N. M. Ahkmediev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, “Mixed-mode spatial solitons in semiconductor waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 14, 880-887, 1997
  • J. S. Aitchison, and D. C. Hutchings, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, “ Nonlinearities of AlGaAs below half the band gap,” IEEE J. Quant. Electron., Vol. 33, 341-348, 1997
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, A. Villenuve, N. Ahkmediev, “AlGaAs below half the band gap: A Laboratory for spatial soliton physics,” J. Pure Appl. Opt. Vol. 5, 583-594, 1996
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, and N. Ahkmediev, " Observation of Manakov soliton in AlGaAs planar waveguides, " Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 76, 3699-3702, 1996
  • Jin U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, "One-Dimensional Spatial Soliton Dragging and All-Optical Switching in AlGaAs Waveguides," Optics Lett., Vol. 21, 189-191, 1996
  • J. S. Aitchison, Jin. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, "Signal Gain due to a polarization coupling in an AlGaAs Channnel Waveguide," App. Phys. Lett, Vol. 67, 2456-2458, 1995
  • Jin U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, "Weak Beam Trapping by a Bright Spatial Soliton in AlGaAs Waveguides," Optics Lett., Vol. 20, 2069-2071, 1995
  • Villeneuve, P. Vamyshev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison and C. N. Ironside, "Time Domain All-Optical Demultiplexing with a Semiconductor Directional Coupler", Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 66, 1668-1670, 1995
  • Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, and G. I. Stegeman, "Unity ratio of cross- to self-phase modulation in bulk AlGaAs and AlGaAs/GaAs multiple quantum well waveguides at half the band gap," Appl. Phys. Lett, Vol. 67, 760-762, 1995
  • Jin U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, 'All-optical multiplexing of femtosecond signals using an AlGaAs nonlinear directional coupler,' Electron. Lett, Vol. 31, 118-119, 1995
  • Jin Kang, G. I. Stegeman, C-H. Huang, D-U. Li, H-H. Lin, H-C. Chang, and C. C. Yang, “Birefringence of Passive Multi-Quantum-Well Semiconductor Slab Waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., Vol. 7, 769-771, 1995
  • Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, B. Vogele, R. Tapella, J. U. Kang, C. Trevinos, and G. I. Stegeman, "Waveguide Design for Minimum Nonlinear Effective Area and Switching Energy in AlGaAs at Half the Bandgap", Electron. Lett, Vol. 31, 549-551, 1995
  • G. I. Stegeman, A. Villeneuve, J. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, K. Al-Hemyari, C. C. Yang, C.-H. Lin, H.-H. Lin, G. T. Kennedy, R. S. Grant, and W. Sibbett, 'AlGaAs Below Half Bandgap: The Silicon of Nonlinear Optical Materials,' Int. J. of Nonlinear Optical Physics, Vol 3, 347-371, 1994
  • Villeneuve, P. Vamyshev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison and C. N. Ironside, "Efficient Time-Domain Demultiplexing with Separate Signal and Control Wavelenghts in an AlGaAs Nonlinear Directional Coupler", IEEE J. Quant. Electron., Vol. 31, 2165-2172, 1995
  • Jin U. Kang, Alain Villeneuve, Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, George I Stegeman, Kadhair Al-hemyari, J. Stewart Aitchison, and Charles N. Ironside, 'Limitation due to three-photon absorption on the useful spectral range for nonlinear optics in AlGaAs below half band gap,' Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 65, 147-149, 1994
  • Dug Y. Kim, William E. Torruellas, Jin Kang, Christian Bosshard, George I. Stegeman, Petar Vidakovic, Joseph Zyss, W. E. Moerner, R. Twieg, and G. Bjorklund, 'Second-order cascading as the origin of large third-order effects in organic single-crystal-core fibers,' Optics Lett. Vol. 19, 868-870, 1994
  • Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang, P. G. Wigley, and G. I. Stegeman, 'Integrated Ultrafast Saturable Absorber,' Optics Lett. Vol. 19, 761-763, 1994
  • B.L. Lawrence, M. Cha, J.U. Kang, W. Toruellas, G.I. Stegeman, G. Baker, J. Meth and S. Etemad, 'Large purely refractive nonlinear index of single crystal P-toluene sulphonate (PTS) at 1600 nm', Electron. Lett, Vol. 30, 447-448, 1994
  • K. Al-hemyari, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, G. I. Stegeman, 'Ultrafast all-optical switching in GaAlAs directional couplers at 1.55 mm without multiphoton absorption', Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 63, 3562-3564, 1993
  • Villeneuve, K. Al-Hemyari, J. U. Kang, C. N. Ironside, J. S. Aitchison and G. I. Stegeman, 'Demonstration of All-Optical Demultiplexing at 1555 nm with an AlGaAs Directional Coupler', Electron. Lett., Vol. 29, 721-722, 1993

  • Referred Conference Technical Digest and Other Publications:
  • Gang Chen, Chang-Seok Kim, Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Ring-Assisted Sagnac Frequency Discriminator,” **, OSA Conf. Lasers and Elec. Opt., San Francisco, 2004
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Fatima N. Farokhrooz, Jin U. Kang, “Fast wavelength-swept fiber laser using electro-optic polarization controller,” CthGG, CLEO 2004
  • Utkarsh Sharma, Jin U. Kang, Nathaniel M. Fried and Jeff Bush, “Optical coherence tomography based on an all-fiber autocorrelator using probe-end reflection as reference,” CWJ, CLEO 2004
  • Jin U. Kang, Gang Chen, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Nonlinear switching and filtering dynamics in double-loop fiber Sagnac Filter,” MC22, OSA Nonlinear Guided Wave Conf. (NGWC), Toranto, March 2004
  • Jacob B. Khurgin and Jin U. Kang, “Slow waves in linear and nonlinear photonic crystal waveguides: Figures of merit,” TuB6, OSA NLGW conference, Toronto, March 2004
  • Utkarsh Sharma, Chang-Seok Kim, and Jin U. Kang, "Tunable dual wavelength Q-switched fiber laser for DIAL applications", CLEO/QELS 2003, Paper: CThY7, Baltimore, Maryland (June 1-7, 2003)
  • Fatima N. Farokhrooz, Chang-Seok Kim, Xiaobo Xie, Jin U. Kang, and Jacob B. Khurgin, "Tunable Fiber Sagnac FM Discriminator", CLEO/QELS 2003, Paper: CTuV2, Baltimore, Maryland (June 1-7, 2003)
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Gang Chen, Fatima N. Farokhrooz, and Jin U. Kang, "Demonstrations of PM fiber Sagnac variable optical attenuation for Raman gain control", CLEO/QELS 2003, Paper: CWA54, Baltimore, Maryland (June 1-7, 2003)
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Young-Geun Han, Raymond M. Sova, Jin U. Kang, Un-Chul Paek and Youngjoo Chung, “Novel method of fiber birefringence measurement based on Lyot-Sagnac interferometer,” TuK, OFC2003,
  • Jin U. Kang and Do-Hyun Kim, “Cascaded Raman soliton generation in polarization maintaining
  • high power fiber amplifier” Third IMACS international conference on: Nonlinear evolution equation and wave phenomena: Computation and Theory, Georgia 2003
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Young-Geun Han, Raymond M. Sova, Jin U. Kang, Un-Chul Paek and Youngjoo Chung, “Measurement of fiber birefringence using Lyot-Sagnac interferometer,” Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, NIST, Sept. 2002
  • Fow-Sen Choa, Jacob B. Khurgin and Jin U. Kang, “Efficient Wideband Integrated Lightwave Devices for RF Transmissions,” GOMAC, 4-3, March 2002
  • Jin U. Kang, Chang-Seok Kim, and Jacob B. Khurgin, “Fiber-Laser SHG Yields Broad Bandwidth at High Power, Laser Focus World,” Vol. 38, issue 2, February 2002
  • Raymond Sova and Jin U. Kang, “ Soliton Pulse Train Generator based on a Novel Tunable Dual-Wavelength Fiber Ring Laser,” CTh0, Conf. on Lasers and Electro Optics 2002
  • Raymond Sova, Jin U. Kang and Jacob B. Khurgin, “ Tunable Dual Wavelength Fiber Ring Laser based on Second Order Sagnac-Lyot Fiber Filters,” CThC, Conf. on Lasers and Electro Optics 2002
  • Chang-Seok Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Second Harmonic Generation of Broadband All-Fiber Raman Source,” Conf. on Lasers and Electro Optics, 2002
  • Do-Hyun Kim, Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Anisotropic cascaded Raman Self-frequency Shifted Solitons Generated in a Fiber Amplifier,” QThE, Quantum Electronics and Lasers Conf. 2002
  • Raymond M. Sova, Chang-Seok Kim and Jin U. Kang, “Tunable all-fiber birefringence comb filters,” ThGG61, Optical Fiber Communications Conference, 2002
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Raymond M. Sova, Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Novel Multi-wavelength cascaded-Raman source based on tunable fiber Sagnac loop filter,” WJ1, Optical Fiber Communication conf., 2002
  • Jin U. Kang, Ray Sova, and Chang-Seok Kim, “Tunable Multiwavelength fiber lasers and their applications,” Proceedings of SPEI vol. 4645-02. 2002
  • D.Y. Kim, Jin U. Kang and Jacob B. Khurgin “Cascaded Raman Self-Frequency Shifted Solitons Generation in Er/Yb-Doped Fiber Amplifier,” LEOS Annual Meeting Technical Digest 2001, WV2
  • Chang-Seok Kim, Jin U. Kang, “Second Harmonic Generation of Polarization Maintaining Yb-Doped Fiber Laser using Periodically-Poled Lithium Niobate,” LEOS Annual Meeting Technical Digest 2001, MH2
  • Jin U. Kang, Chang-Seok Kim, Ray Sova, J. B. Khurgin and H. Shaw, “ High performance fiber lasers for UV-DIAL,” NASA Earth Science and Technology Technical Digest 2001, B1P1
  • Jin U. Kang, D. H. Kim, J. B. Khurgin, N. N. Akhmediev, H. Han and H. Shaw, “Wide-Spectrum multi-soliton complex in Er/Yb-doped fiber amplifier,” CLEO/Pacific 2001, Postdeadline, WJPD1-9
  • J. B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang, Igor Vurgaftman, and Jerry R. Meyer, “Improving efficiency of Q-switched semiconductor lasers based on type-II quantum wells,” CLEO 2001 Technical Digest, CtuM57, pp. 196
  • Raymond M. Sova, Chang-Seok Kim, and Jin U. Kang, “Dual-wavelength, all-PM Er/Yb fiber ring laser with wavelength and channel separation tenability,” CLEO 2001 Technical Digest, CWA52, pp. 301
  • J. B. Khurgin and Jin U. Kang, “Light slowing down in Moire fiber gratings and its implications for nonlinear optics,” QELS 2001 Technical Digest, QWD5
  • Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin and H. Han, “ Phase-locking and divergence in mutually trapped orthogonally polarized solitons,” Ultrafast Electronics and Optoelectronics Technical Digest 2001, UFB3-1, pp.108
  • Jacob B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang, and E. Rosencher, “Frequency domain investigation of passively mode-locked lasers with intra-cavity frequency conversion,” Ultrafast Electronics and Optoelectronics Technical Digest 2001, UWA7-1, pp.17
  • Raymond Sova and Jin U. Kang, “Relaxation oscillations and carrier dynamics in an all-PM Er/Yb ring laser,” OSA Annual Meeting, WFF3, 2000
  • Jin U. Kang and J. B. Khurgin, “Dual relaxation-oscillations and their dynamics in all-PM Er/Yb fiber ring lasers,” CLEO 2000 Technical Digest, CThV5, 546, 2000
  • J. B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang and Y. Ding, “Novel Ultra-broad-bandwidth Electro-optic modulator based on cascaded Bragg grating,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference, WM18, 2000
  • Jin U. Kang, A. Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, and G. I. Stegeman “Nonlinear optics near half the bandgap of semiconductors,” invited, SPIE Photonic West 2000 International Symposium on “Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors IV, 2000
  • Jin U. Kang, “Broadband fiber lasers and their applications,” invited, Bulletin of the Korean Physical Society 17-1, I-1, 1999
  • Jin U. Kang, “Effects of the fifth order nonlinearities on 1-D Kerr spatial solitons,” ThBB1, OSA annual meeting 1999
  • Jin U. Kang, Harry B. Dietrich, Michael Y. Frankel, and Bela Molnar, “Ultrafast carrier trapping in oxygen- and aluminum- implanted GaAs,” QELS’99, QThG20
  • T. R. Clark, J. U. Kang, and R. D. Esman, “Time-interweaved wavelength multiplexed photonic sampler for a hybrid analog-to-digital converter,” CLEO’99, CTuN3,
  • Jin U. Kang, Andrew Lee, and Moshe Horowitz, “Enhancing the spectral bandwidth of non-stationary pulses in modelocked fiber ring laser,” CLEO’99, CWA8
  • Jin U. Kang, “Demonstration of fiber strain sensor based on dispersive microwave frequency shifting,” OFS’99,F1-7
  • Jin U. Kang, Keith Williams, Michael Y. Frankel, and Ronald D. Esman, “A high-speed photodetector based on He-plasma assisted MBE grown InGaAsP,” CLEO’99 CTuK22
  • Michael L. Dennis, Thomas F. Carruthers, Walter I. Kaechele, R. Brian Jenkins, Jin U. Kang, and Irl N. Duling, III, “Long span repeaterless transmission using adiabatic solitons,” OFC’99. WC6-1
  • Xinhua Gu, Yujie J. Ding, Jin U. Kang, and Jacob B. Khurgin, “Backward Second-harmonic Generation in Periodically-poled LiNbO3,” 30, Optics In 1998, Optics & Photonics News, Dec 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, Ronald D. Esman, “Characterization of a hybrid photonic analog-digital converter based on WDM technique,” WCC, 11th LEOS Annual meeting
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, Ronald D. Esman, “Photonic RF frequency shifter based on highly chirped mode-locked fiber laser,” WA3, 1998 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics.
  • Xinhua Gu, Yujie J. Ding, Jin U. Kang, and Jacob B. Khurgin, “Backward sum-frequency generation in periodically-poled bulk LiNbO3,” OSA 98
  • X. Gu, Y. J. Ding, J. U. Kang, and J. B. Khurgin, "Quasi-phase-matched backward second-harmonic and sum-frequency generation in periodically-poled lithium niobate," Paper ThC17 Nonlinear Optics'98, Kauai, Hawaii, Aug. 10-14, 1998.
  • Jin U. Kang, Jacob Khurgin, C. C. Yang, H. H. Lin, and George I. Stegeman, “Two-photon transitions between bound-to-continuum states in AlGaAs/GaAs Multiple Quantum Well,” CLEO/IQEC’98, QFH5
  • Jacob Khurgin, Jin U. Kang, C. C. Yang, H. H. Lin, and George I. Stegeman, “Nonlinear optical properties of AlGaAs/GaAs Multiple Quantum Well due to two-photon transitions between bound-top continuum states,”NLO’98
  • Jin U. Kang, ralph Posey, Jr., and Ronald D. Esman, “Demonstration of supercontinuum generation in long cavity fiber ring laser,” CLEO’98, CtuK3
  • Francis J. Kub, Gordon Wood Anderson, Edward M. Alexander, Michael Y. Frankel, and Jin U. Kang, “ Large-length, high-speed, discrete silicon photodetectors for coherent optical processing,” Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits II Conference at Photonics West 1998
  • Jin U. Kang, Michael Y. Frankel, and Ronald D. Esman, “High-Performance Photonic Analog-Digital Converter,” LEOS post-deadline paper, 1997.
  • H. Pinkney, p. Simpson, J. U. Kang, D. A. Thompson, B. J. Robinson, and P. Mascher, “Characterization of annealed high-resistivity InP grown by He-plasma-assisted epitaxy,” Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conf., Ottawa, 12-15 Aug. 1997
  • Yujie J. Ding, Roman Korotkov, Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Backward Second-Harmonic Generation Based on Quasi-Phase Matching,” SPIE, Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors, 98 invited talk
  • J. U. Kang, C. J. Hamilton, J. S. Aitchison, and G. I. Stegeman, “Spatial soliton robustness against spatially anisotropic phase perturbations,” QELS’ 97, invited talk
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, and N. Ahkmediev, " Observation of Manakov spatial soliton in AlGaAs planar waveguides, " invited talk, IQEC’96, TuB3
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, “All-optical switching based on spatial solitons in AlGaAs,” The 10th Annual International AeroSense Symposium, conference 2749-20, invited talk, 1996
  • G. I. Stegeman, Jin U. Kang, Alain Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, “AlGaAs Below Half Bandgap: A Laboratory for Nonlinear Optics,” European Optical Society, Topical Meeting Digest series: Vol. 7, pg 3-6, invited talk
  • G. I. Stegeman, Jin Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, and Alain villeneuve, "Nonlinear semiconductor waveguide switching devices," The 12th UK National Quantum Electronics Conference (QE-12), 4-8 sep. 1995, 8-1, invited talk
  • Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang, and G. I. Stegeman, " Nonlinear Optics in AlGaAs at half the band gap," IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 1995 8th Annual Meeting, vol. 2, p. 15-16, invited talk
  • Jin U. Kang, George Stegeman, W. Torruellas, A. Villeneuve, and J. S. Aitchison, "Photonics Applications of Spatial Solition Switches," SPIE Orlando’95, invited talk
  • Hutchings, J. S. Aitchison, A. Villeneuve, G. T. Kennedy, W. Sibbett, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, “ Polarization Dependence of Ultrafast Nonlinear Refraction in Semiconductors at the half-bandgap,” Optics & Photonics News, vol. 6, No. 12, Dec. 1995
  • Yujie J. Ding, Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Theory of backward second-harmonic generation using ultrafast laser pulses in quasi-phase-matched second-order nonlinear medium,” TuB3, OSA annual meeting’97
  • Roman Korotkov, Yujie J. Ding, Jin U. Kang, Jacob B. Khurgin, “Backward second-harmonic generation in periodically-poled lithium niobate from nanosecond laser pulses,” TuT2, OSA annual meeting’97
  • J. U. Kang, W. K. Burns, Y. J. Ding, and J. S. Melinger, “First observation of backward second-harmonic generation in periodically-poled bulk LiNbO3,” CLEO’97
  • Ostrovskaya, N. M. Ahkmediev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, “Polarization dynamics, bifurcations and switching of spatial solitons in semiconductor waveguides,” ACOFT’96, p. 81-4 (1996)
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, D. C. Hutchings, E. Ostrovskaya, and N. Akhmediev, “ Dynamics of mixed-mode spatial solitary waves in AlGaAs waveguides,” QELS’97
  • J. U. Kang, M. Y. Frankel, J.-W. Huang, and T. F. Kuech, “Subpicosend carrier `trapping in oxygen-doped metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy GaAs,” Ultrafast Electronics, Nevada, 1997
  • M. A. Putnam, M. L. Dennis, J. U. Kang, T. E. Tsai, I. N. Duling III, E. J. Friebele, “Interrogation of fiber Bragg gratings by mode-locked erbium fiber laser and dispersion compensating fiber,” OFC 97, WJ4
  • M. A. Putnam, M. L. Dennis, J. U. Kang, T. E. Tsai, I. N. Duling III, E. J. Friebele, “Interrogation of fiber Bragg gratings by mode-locked erbium fiber laser and dispersion compensating fiber,” SPIE 4th Annual Symposium in Smart Structures and Materials, Ses. 9 3042-44
  • P. Millar, J. S. Aitchison, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and A. Villeneuve, “Nonlinear multi-core directional couplers in AlGaAs, “ Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications’96, SaA4
  • J. S. Aitchison, D. C. Hutchings, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, E. A. Ostrovskaya, and N. N. Akhmediev, “ vector spatial solitons,” Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications’96, SuD3
  • Ostrovskaya, N. N. Akhmediev, G. I. Stegeman, J. U. Kang, and J. S. Aitchison, “Mixed-mode spatial solitons in semiconductor waveguides,” Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications’96, FD16
  • J. Boyle, W. A. Pender, W. J. Blau, Y. Baek, J. Kang, R. Fuerst, and G. I. Stegeman, “ Nonlinear absorption and refraction in poly 3-BCMU polydiacetylene optical waveguides in the low-loss fiber communications windows,” Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications’96, FD22
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, and N. Ahkmediev,” Manakov spatial solitons,” Optics’96, Optics & Photonics News, 7, 30 (1996)
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, “All-optical switching based on spatial solitons in AlGaAs,” CLEO’96
  • Jin U. Kang, Gijs Krijnen, George I Stegeman, J. Stewart Aitchison, and C. N. Ironside, "Complete switching with an improvement in the switching intensity in AlGaAs nonlinear directional couplers using the higher order orthogonal modes," NATO ASI Ser., 3. High Technology, Vol 3, pp 451-452
  • J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, "Interaction of a weak probe beam with a bright spatial soliton in an AlGaAs planar waveguide," QTuH4, QELS'95, Baltimore
  • Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, D. C. Hutchings, "Cross-phase modulation in bulk and MQW AlGaAs waveguides at half the band gab," QWD29, QELS'95, Baltimore
  • Jin U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, 'All-optical multiplexing of femtosecond signals using an AlGaAs nonlinear directional coupler,' CThB3, CLEO'95, Baltimore
  • Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, B. Vogele, R. Tapella, J. U. Kang, C. Trevinos, and G. I. Stegeman, "Waveguide Design for Minimum Nonlinear Effective Area and Switching Energy in AlGaAs at Half the Bandgap", CThB7, CLEO'95
  • Jin U. Kang, Alain Villeneuve, George I Stegeman, Kadhair Al-hemyari, J. Stewart Aitchison, and Charles N. Ironside, "Three photon absorption coefficients of Al0.18Ga0.82As below half the band gap," Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena Cambridge, UK 1993, MA4
  • K. Al-hemyari, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, G. I. Stegeman, " Ultrafast all-optical switching in an integrated zero-gap nonlinear directional coupler below half the band gap of GaAlAs at 1.55 mm," CLEO, Anaheim, 1994, CTuC5
  • Jin U. Kang, Alain Villeneuve, Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, George I Stegeman, Kadhair Al-hemyari, J. Stewart Aitchison, and Charles N. Ironside, "Three-photon absorption limitation of the useful spectral range for nonlinear optics in AlGaAs below half band gap," IQEC Anaheim, 1994, QTuO3
  • J. U. Kang, G. Krijnen, G. I. Stegeman, A. Villeneuve, J. S. Aitchison, and C. N. Ironside, “All-optical multiplexing of femto-second signals using an AlGaAs nonlinear directional coupler,” Nonlinear Guided-Waves and Their Application, 1995, Dana Point, CA NThA3.
  • Villeneuve, P. Mamyshev, J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, 'All-optical demultiplexing without pulse breakup using different signal and control wavelengths,' Nonlinear Guided-Waves and Their Applications, 1995, Dana Point, CA NThA4.
  • J. S. Aitchison, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, P. G. Wigley, and G. I. Stegeman, “Integrated saturable absorber employing spatial solitons,” Nonlinear Guided-Waves and Their Application, 1995, Dana Point, CA NSaC5.
  • J. S. Aitchison, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, and G. I. Stegeman, "Multiplexing and demultiplexing using an AlGaAs nonlinear directional couplers," IEE colloquium on Towards Terabit Transmission, pp. 7/1-7/6 London, May 19, 1995
  • Yang, C-H. Huang, D-U. Li, H-H. Lin, H-C. chang, Jin Kang, and G. I. Stegeman, "Effects of layered structures on the birefringence in multiple quantum well semiconductor slab waveguides," FG3, OSA annual meeting, Portland
  • Villeneuve, K. Al-Hemyari, J. U. Kang, C. N. Ironside, J. S. Aitchison and G. I. Stegeman, "Investigations of all-optical switching in optimized AlGaAs directional couplers," CLEO 1993, CThM5
  • K. Al-hemyari, A. Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, J. S. Aitchison, C. N. Ironside, G. I. Stegeman, "Demonstration of all-optical demultiplexing at 1555nm with an AlGaAs directional coupler," CLEO 1993, CThM6
  • Villeneuve, J. U. Kang, and G. I. Stegeman, "Influence of dispersion on the nonlinear directional coupler," OSA Toronto 1993, ThEEE3

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