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Publications in Refereed Journals

P. Moslemi, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Simultaneously generating multiple chirped microwave waveforms using an arrayed waveguide Sagnac interferometer,” accepted for publication in IET Electronics Letters (2017).

D. D. Hudson, S. Antipov, L. Li, I. Alamgir, T. Hu, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, M. Rochette, S. D. Jackson, and A. Fuerbach
“Toward all-fiber supercontinuum spanning the mid-infrared,” Optica 4(10), 1163-1166 (2017). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

Imrul Kayes and Martin Rochette
“Optical frequency comb generation with ultra-narrow spectral lines,” Optics Letters 42(14), 2718-2721 (2017). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

N. Abdukerim, L. Li, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq and M. Rochette
“2 µm Raman Fiber Laser Based on a Multimaterial Chalcogenide Microwire,” Applied Physics Letters 110, 161103 (2017). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

F. Tavakoli, A. Rekik and M. Rochette
“Broadband and Wavelength-Dependent Chalcogenide Optical Fiber Couplers,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 29(9), 735-738 (2017). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

L. Li, N. Abdukerim and M. Rochette
“Mid-infrared wavelength conversion from AsSe microwires,” Optics Letters 42(3), 639-642 (2017). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

C.Jia, B. J. Shastri, N. Abdukerim, M. Rochette, P. R. Prucnal, M. Saad, and L. R. Chen
“Passively synchronized Q-switched and simultaneous mode-locked dual-band Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber lasers using a common graphene saturable absorber,” Scientific reports 6 36071 (2016). [ View website ]    

N. Abdukerim, L. Li and M. Rochette
“Chalcogenide-based optical parametric oscillator at 2 μm,” Optics Letters 41(18), 4364-4367 (2016). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

L. Li, N. Abdukerim and M. Rochette
“Chalcogenide optical microwires cladded with fluorine-based CYTOP,” Optics Express 24(17), 18931-18937 (2016). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

L. Li, A. Al Kadry, N. Abdukerim and M. Rochette
“Design, fabrication and characterization of PC, COP and PMMA-cladded As2Se3 microwires,” Optical Material Express 6(3), 912-921 (2016). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

F. Vanier, F. Cote, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, Y.-A. Peter and M. Rochette
"Low threshold lasing at 1975 nm in thulium-doped tellurite glass microspheres," Optics Letters 40(22), 5227-5230 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

A. Al Kadry, L. Li, M. El Amraoui, T. North, Y. Messaddeq and M. Rochette
"Broadband Supercontinuum Generation in All-normal Dispersion Chalcogenide Microwires," Optics Letters 40(20), 4687-4690 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

A. Al Kadry, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq and M. Rochette
“Mode-Locked Laser Based on Chalcogenide Microwires,” Optics Letters 40(18), 4309-4312 (2015).  [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

M. R. Fernandez-Ruiz, L. Lei, M. Rochette and J. Azana
"All-optical wavelength conversion based on time-domain holography erratum," Optics Express 23(19), 24859 (2015). [ View website ]    

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, M. Rochette and L. R. Chen
"Chirped Microwave Pulse Generation Using an Integrated SiP Bragg Grating in a Sagnac Loop," IEEE Photonic Technology Letters 27(17), 1876-1879 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

M. R. Fernandez-Ruiz, L. Lei, M. Rochette and J. Azana
"All-optical wavelength conversion based on time-domain holography," Optics Express 23(17), 22847-22856 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

C. Jia, X. Liang, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
"Alternate Wavelength Switching in a Widely Tunable Dual-Wavelength Tm3+-Doped Fiber Laser at 1900 nm," IEEE Photonics Journal 7(4), 1502907 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

M. Ma, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
"Generating chirped microwave pulses using an integrated distributed Fabry-Perot cavity in silicon-on-insulator," IEEE Photonics Journal 7(2), 5500706 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

E. Meyer-Scott, A. Dot, R. Ahmad, L. Li, M. Rochette, and T. Jennewein
"Power-efficient production of photon pairs in a tapered chalcogenide microwire," Applied Physics Letters 106, 081111 (2015). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

A. Al Kadry, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq and M. Rochette
“Two octaves mid-infrared supercontinuum generation in As2Se3 microwires,” Optics Express 22(25), 31131-31137 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

F. Vanier, Y.-A. Peter, and M. Rochette
“Cascaded Raman lasing in packaged high quality As2S3 microspheres,” Optics Express  22(23), 28731-28739 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

A. Dot, E. Meyer-Scott, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, and T. Jennewein
“Converting one photon into two via four-wave mixing in optical fibers,” Physical review A 90 043808 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

A. Salehiomran, R Modirnia, B. Boulet and M. Rochette
“Optical parametric oscillator longitudinal modes suppression based on smith predictor control scheme,” IEEE Transaction on control systems technology 22(5), 2064-2072 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

T. North, A. Al Kadry and M. Rochette
“Analysis of self-pulsating sources based on cascaded regeneration and soliton self-frequency shifting,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20(5), #7600307 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“All–chalcogenide Raman–parametric Laser, Wavelength Converter and Amplifier in a Single Microwire,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 20(5), #90076 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

T. Godin, Y. Combes, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, T. Sylvestre, and J. M. Dudley
Far detuned mid-infrared frequency conversion via normal dispersion modulation instability in chalcogenide microwire,” Optics Letters 39(07), 1885-1888 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

J. C. Beugnot, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, V. Laude, H. Maillotte, and T. Sylvestre
 “Reduction and control of stimulated Brillouin scattering in polymer-coated chalcogenide optical microwires,” Optics Letters 39(3), 482-485 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

T. North and M. Rochette
“Regenerative self-pulsating sources of large bandwidths,” Optics Letters 39(1), 174-177 (2014). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

F. Vanier, M. Rochette, N. Godbout, and Y.-A. Peter
“Raman lasing in As2S3 high-Q whispering gallery mode resonators,” Optics Letters 38(23), 4966-4969 (2013). [ View website ]     [ View PDF ]

T. North and M. Rochette
“Analysis of self-pulsating sources based on regenerative SPM: Ignition, pulse characteristics and stability,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 31(23), 3700-3706 (2013). [ View website ]    

A. Salehiomran and M. Rochette
“An all-pole-type cavity based on smith predictor to achieve single longitudinal mode fiber lasers,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 25(21), 2141-2144 (2013). [ View website ]    

A. Salehiomran and M. Rochette
 “A nonlinear model for the operation of fiber optical parametric oscillators in the steady-state,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 25(10), 981-984 (2013). [ View website ]    

A. Al Kadry and M. Rochette
“Maximized soliton self-frequency shift in non-uniform microwires by the control of third-order dispersion perturbation,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 31(9), 1462-1467 (2013). [ View website ]    

A. Al Kadry, C. Baker, M. El Amraoui, Younes Messaddeq, and M. Rochette
“Broadband supercontinuum generation in as2se3 chalcogenide wires by avoiding the two-photon absorption effects,” Optics Letters 38(7), 1185-1187 (2013). [ View website ]    

A. Velazquez-Benitez, R. Ahmad, T. North, M. Gorjan, J. Hernandez-Cordero, and M. Rochette
“All-optical broadband-variable optical attenuator based on an As2Se3 microwire,”IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 25(7), 697-700 (2013). [ View website ]    

T. North and M. Rochette
“Raman-induced noiselike pulses in a highly nonlinear and dispersive all-fiber ring laser,” Optics Letters 38 (6), 890-892 (2013). [ View website ]    

A. Salehiomran and M. Rochette
“A frequency domain design approach for the generation of arbitrary transfer function based on generalized optical transversal filters,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 31(3), 407-413 (2013). [ View website ]    

C. Baker and M. Rochette
Birefringence engineering and high nonlinearity in eccentric-core As2Se3-PMMA microtapers,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 31(1), 171-176 (2013). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Raman lasing in a chalcogenide microwire based Fabry-Pérot cavity,” Optics Letters 37(21), 4549-4551 (2012). [ View website ]    

M. Gorjan, T. North and M. Rochette
“Model of the amplified spontaneous emission generation in thulium-doped silica fibers,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B 29(10), 2886-2890 (2012). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Chalcogenide microwire based Raman laser,” Applied Physics Letters 101, 101110 (2012). [ View website ]    

T. North and M. Rochette
“Broadband Self-Pulsating Fiber Laser Based on Soliton Self-Frequency Shift and Regenerative SPM,” Optics Letters 37(14), 2799-2801 (2012). [ View website ]    

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“High nonlinearity and single-mode transmission in tapered multi-mode As2Se3-PMMA fibers,” IEEE Photonics Journal 4(3), 960-969 (2012). [ View website ]    

A. Al Kadry and M. Rochette
“Mid-infrared sources based on the soliton self-frequency shift,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B 29(6), 1347-1355 (2012). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Chalcogenide-based optical parametric oscillator,” Optics Express 20(9), 10095-10099 (2012). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“High efficiency and ultra broadband optical parametric four-wave mixing in chalcogenide-PMMA hybrid microwires,” Optics Express 20(9), 9572-9580 (2012). [ View website ]    

T. North and M. Rochette
“Fabrication and characterization of a pulsed fiber ring laser based on As2S3,” Optics Letters 37(4), 716-718 (2012). [ View website ]    

M. Rochette, C. Baker, R. Ahmad, and A. Al Kadry
“Chalcogenide microwires and their applications,” Photons 9(2), 35-38 (2011). [ View website ]    

C. Baker, R. Ahmad, and M. Rochette
“Simultaneous measurement of the core diameter and the numerical aperture in dual-mode step-index optical fibers,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 29(24), 3834-3837 (2011). [ View website ]    

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“A generalized heat-brush approach for precise control of the waist profile in fiber tapers,” Optical Material Express 1(6), 1065-1076 (2011). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Photosensitivity at 1550 nm and Bragg grating inscription in As2Se3 microwires,” Applied Physics letters 99 061109 (2011). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, and C. Baker
“Fabrication of Bragg gratings in sub-wavelength diameter As2Se3 chalcogenide wires,” Optics letters 36(15), 2886-2888 (2011). [ View website ]    

M. Rochette, C. Baker, and R. Ahmad
“All-optical PMD monitor for optical signals at 40 Gb/s and beyond,” Optics Letters 35(21), 3703-3705 (2010). [ View website ]    

R. Ahmad, S. Chatigny, and M. Rochette
“Broadband amplification of high power 40 Gb/s channels using multimode Er-Yb doped fiber,”Optics Express 18(19), 19983-19993 (2010). [ View website ]    

J. Qiu, K. Sun, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
“Reconfigurable All-Optical Multilogic Gate (XOR, AND, and OR) Based on Cross-Phase Modulation in a Highly Nonlinear Fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 22(16), 1199-1201 (2010). [ View website ]    

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“Highly nonlinear hybrid AsSe-PMMA microtapers,” Optics Express 18(12), 12391-12398 (2010). [ View website ]    

A. Pasquazi, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, M. Lamont, B. E. Little, S. T. Chu. R. Morandotti, and D. J. Moss
“All-optical wavelength conversion in an integrated ring resonator,” Optics Express 18(4), 3858-3863 (2010). [ View website ]    

J. Hernandez-Cordero, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Multirate and dual-wavelength semiconductor fiber laser,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 21(12), 808-810 (2009). [ View website ]    

K. Sun, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
“Output characterization of a self-pulsating and aperiodic optical fiber source based on cascaded regeneration,” Optics Express 17(12), 10419-10432 (2009). [ View website ]    

M. Rochette, L. R. Chen, K. Sun, and J. Hernandez-Cordero
“Multiwavelength and tunable self-pulsating fiber laser based on regenerative SPM spectral broadening and filtering,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 20(17), 1497-1499 (2008). [ View website ]    




Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

J. C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, J. C. Tchahame, M. Rochette, R. Ahmad, A. Godet, N. Abdoulaye, C. Jeanin
“Temperature and strain dependence of Brillouin scattering in chalcogenide optical microwires,” at the 5th Workshop on Specialty Otical Fibers and their Applications, Limassol, Cyprus, October 2017.

M. I. Kayes and M. Rochette
“Fourier Transform Spectroscopy via a Single Electro-Optic Frequency Comb,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference, WH3.5, Orlando, Florida, October 2017.

N. Abdukerim, L. Li, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, and M. Rochette
“All-fiber Chalcogenide Raman Laser at 2 µm,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference, MH3.6, Orlando, Florida, October 2017.

L. Li, N. Abdukerim, and M. Rochette
“Widely tunable mid-infrared wavelength converters based on chalcogenide microwires,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference, MH4.4, Orlando, Florida, October 2017.

P. Moslemi, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Photonic generation of simultaneous multiple chirped microwave waveforms,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference, TuA1.3, Orlando, Florida, October 2017.

C. Jia, J. Qiao, N. Abdukerim, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
“Multi-wavelength Brillouin Tm3+-doped fiber laser at 1873 nm using a linear cavity,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference, TuD2.2, Orlando, Florida, October 2017.

L. Li, N. Abdukerim, and M. Rochette
“Mid-infrared all-fiber widely tunable wavelength converters based on As2Se3-CYTOP microwires,” at the Integrated photonics research, silicon, and nano-photonics, ITh1A.3, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2017.

D. D. Hudson, S. Antipov, L. Li, I. Alamgir, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, M. Rochette, S. D. Jackson, and A. Fuerbach
“Octave-spanning supercontinuum in the mid-IR with a 3 μm ultrafast fiber laser,” at the Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NTu3A.3, Waikoloa, Hawaii, July 2017.

T. Sylvestre, T. Godin, J. Dudley, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette
“Mid-infrared Wavelength Conversion in Chalcogenide Optical Microfibers,” tutorial at the Frontiers in Optics, FTh4A.3, Rochester, New York, October 2016.

C. Jia, B. J. Shastri, N. Abdukerim, M. Rochette, P. Prucnal, L. R. Chen, and M. Saad
“Passively synchronized Q-switched and simultaneous mode-locked dual-band Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber laser at 1.48- and 1.85- μm using common graphene saturable absorber,” at the OSA Specialty Optical Fibers, SoTu1G.4, Vancouver, British Columbia, July 2016.

M. Rochette
“A chalcogenide platform for mid-infrared optical sources,” invited presentation at The 7th International Conference on Optical, Optoelectronic and Photonic Materials and Applications (ICOOPMA), We-C2-I2, Montréal, Québec, June 2016.

N. Abdukerim, L. Li and M. Rochette
“Chalcogenide-Based Optical Parametric Oscillator,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), STh1O.4, San Jose, California, June 2016.

L. Li, N. Abdukerim and M. Rochette
“Fabrication and Characterization of an As2Se3 Optical Microwire Cladded with Perfluorinated CYTOP,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), SW4R.4, San Jose, California, June 2016.

I. Kayes and M. Rochette
“Low noise frequency comb generator,” at Photonics North, Nonlinear-10-6, Québec city, Québec, May 2016.

F. Tavakoli, A. Rekik and M. Rochette
“Broadband and WDM infrared optical couplers based on As2Se3 fibers,” at Photonics North, Photonics in manufacturing-41-2, Québec city, Québec, May 2016.

C. Jia, B. J. Shastri, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
“Graphene-based passively Q-switched Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber laser at 1480 nm,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference 2015 (IPC), TuI2.3, Reston, Virginia, October 2015.

D. M. Chow, J. C. Tchahame, A. Denisov, J.-C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, L. Li, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, K. H. Tow, M. A. Soto, L. Thevenaz
“Mapping the Uniformity of Optical Microwires Using Phase-Correlation Brillouin Distributed Measurements,” at Frontiers of Optics (FIO), San Jose, California, October 2015.

E. Meyer-Scott, A. Dot, R. Ahmad, L. Li, M. Rochette and T. Jennewein
“Can four-wave mixing be pumped by a single photon?,” at Single Photon Workshop (SPW2015), Th47, Geneva, Switzerland, July 2015.

A. Al-kadry, M. El-Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, and M. Rochette
“Passive mode-locked and switchable multiwavelength laser based on As2S3-PMMA microwires,” at the Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Europe-EQEC 2015, CJ-P.34, Munich, Germany, June 2015.

J. C. Beugnot , R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, J. C. Tchahame, K. P. Huy, V. Laude, H. Maillotte, and T. Sylvestre
"Observation of acoustic avoided crossing in an optical fiber taper," at the Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Europe-EQEC 2015, CD-1.3, Munich, Germany, June 2015.

M. Rochette
"Compact nonlinear media for fiber lasers and broadband sources," invited presentation at Photonics North, Materials-11-41-2, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

A. Al Kadry, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, and M. Rochette
"Low-energy-threshold mid-infrared supercontinuum generation in as2se3 microwires," at Photonics North, Materials-10-31-5, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

A. Al Kadry, L. Li, T. North, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, and M. Rochette
"Broadband supercontinuum generation in all-normal dispersion chalcogenide microwires," at Photonics North, Materials-10-31-4, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

C. Berge, A. Al Kadry, and M. Rochette
"Comparison of 2.7 micron fluorescent spectra of er-zblan with 980 nm and 790 nm pumping," at Photonics North, Nonlinear-4-29-6, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

M. I. Kayes and M. Rochette
"Optical Frequency Comb Generation via Cascaded Brillouin Scattering in a Nonlinear Media," at Photonics North, Nonlinear-4-29-6, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

L. Li, A. Al Kadry, and M. Rochette
"Design, fabrication and characterization of polymer-coated As2Se3 microwires," at Photonics North, Materials-10-31-2, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

N. Abdukerim, L. Li, and M. Rochette
"Mid-infrared raman fiber laser in chalcogenide microwire," at Photonics North, Nonlinear-4-29-6, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

E. Meyer-Scott, A. Dot, R. Ahmad, L. Li, T. Jennewein, and M. Rochette
"Producing photon pairs with ultralow pump powers," at Photonics North, Nonlinear-10-14-1, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2015.

T. North, A. Al Kadry, and M. Rochette
“Opération des sources régénératives basées sur l’auto-modulation de phase et l’auto-décalage fréquentiel de solitons,” at the Journées Nationales d’Optique Guidées (JNOG), Nice, France, October (2014).

F. Vanier, Y.A. Peter and M. Rochette
“2 μm cascaded Raman scattering emission from as2s3 high-Q microspheres,” at the International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Mop2.4, Glasgow, Scotland, August (2014).

M. Rochette
“Progresses towards using the optical gain of highly nonlinear waveguides,” Invited presentation at the IEEE Summer topical meeting, TuD2.2, Montréal, Québec, July (2014).

J.C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, J.C. Tchahame, H. Maillotte, V. Laude, R. Ahmad, and M. Rochette
“Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Polymer-Coated Chalcogenide Microfibers,” at the IEEE Summer topical meeting, TuD2.3, Montréal, Québec, July (2014).

T. Godin, T. Sylvestre, J. M. Dudley, R. Ahmad, and M. Rochette
“Mid-IR Frequency Conversion and Supercontinuum Generation in Polymer-Coated Chalcogenide Microfibers,” at the IEEE Summer topical meeting, MP8, Montréal, Québec, July (2014).

F. Vanier and M. Rochette
“High-Order Raman Scattering Emission in High-Q Factor As2S3 Microspheres,” at the IEEE Summer topical meeting, MC1.3, Montréal, Québec, July (2014).

T. North, A. M. Al-kadry, and M. Rochette
“Operation of regenerative sources based on alternating SPM and SSFS,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), SM4N.2, San Jose, California, June (2014).

T. North and M. Rochette
“Efficient regenerative self-pulsating sources,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), JTh2A.23, San Jose, California, June (2014).

T. Godin, Y. Combes, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, T. Sylvestre, and J. M. Dudley
“Mid-IR parametric frequency generation in hybrid As2Se3 microwires using normal dispersion modulation instability,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), SW3I.1, San Jose, California, June (2014).

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“All chalcogenide Raman-parametric laser, wavelength converter and broadband source in a single microwire,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), STh1l.7, San Jose, California, June (2014).

T. Godin, Y. Combes, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, T. Sylvestre, and J. M. Dudley
“Normal dispersion modulation instability in an As2Se3 chalcogenide hybrid microwire,” SPIE Photonics Europe 2014, 9236-24, Brussels, Belgium, April 2014.

J.-C. Beugnot, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, V. Laude, H. Maillotte, and T. Sylvestre
“Tunable stimulated Brillouin scattering in hybrid polymer-chalcogenide tapered fibers,” SPIE Photonics Europe 2014, 9236-23, Brussels, Belgium, April 2014.

J. C. Beugnot, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, V. Laude, H. Maillotte, and T. Sylvestre
“Stimulated Brillouin scattering in chalcogenide-PMMA hybrid microwires,” 3rd workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and their applications (SOF), F2.13, Sigtuna, Stockholm, August (2013).

J. C. Beugnot, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, V. Laude, H. Maillotte, and T. Sylvestre
“Étude de la diffusion brillouin dans les microfibres optiques en verre de chalcogenure,” Journées Nationles d’Optique Guidées (JNOG), SP318, Paris, France, July (2013).

A. M. Al-kadry, C. Baker, M. El Amraoui, Y. Messaddeq, and M. Rochette
“Broadband supercontinuum in As2Se3 wires by suppression of two-photon absorption,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CTu2E.6, San Jose, California, June (2013).

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Chalcogenide microwires based Raman lasers,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CF1E.6, San Jose, California, June (2013).

F. Vanier, M. Rochette, and Y.-A. Peter
“Raman scattering emission in high Q-factor As2S3 microspheres,” at the IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CM1L.8, San Jose, California, June (2013).

T. North and M. Rochette
“Dual wavelength noiselike pulse generation via polarization rotation and stimulated Raman scattering in an erbium-doped fiber ring laser,” at Photonics NorthOttawa, Ontario, May (2013).

M. Gorjan and M. Rochette
“Theoretical study of continuous-wave lasing in Cr:ZnSe:glass composite waveguides,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference 2012 (IPC), ThBB6, Burlingame, California, Sept. (2012).

A. Salehiomran, R. Modirnia, B. Boulet, and M. Rochette
“Optical parametric oscillator longitudinal modes suppression based on smith predictor control scheme,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference 2012 (IPC), WEB4, Burlingame, California, Sept. (2012).

F. Vanier, P. Bianucci, N. Godbout, M. Rochette, and Y.-A. Peter
“As2S3microspheres with near absorption-limited quality factor,” at the IEEE Photonics Society Int’l Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN), TuB2, Banff, Alberta, Aug. (2012).

M. Rochette
“Demonstration of chalcogenide optical parametric oscillator,” invited presentation at the Journées Nationles d’Optique Guidées (JNOG), NW4D.3, Lyon, France, July (2012).

R. Ahmad, C. Baker, and M. Rochette
“Demonstration of chalcogenide optical parametric oscillator,” postdeadline presentation at the Nonlinear Photonics (NP), NW4D.3, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June (2012).

M. Rochette
“Highly nonlinear As2Se3 microwires and their applications,” invited presentation at Photonics North, Proc. SPIE vol. 8007 80070E, Montréal, Québec, May (2012).

A. Velazquez-Benitez, R. Ahmad, J. Hernandez-Cordero, and M. Rochette
“Photoinduced birefringence in an azopolymer-coated microwire,” at Photonics North, Proc. SPIE vol. 8007 80070E, Montréal, Québec, May (2012).

A. Velazquez-Benitez, R. Ahmad, J. Hernandez-Cordero, and M. Rochette
“Controlled generation of free-carriers to induce broadband attenuation in As2Se3 microwires,” at Photonics North, Proc. SPIE vol. 8007 80070E, Montréal, Québec, May (2012).

T. North and M. Rochette
“Subpicosecond As2Se3 fiber ring laser,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference 2011 (IPC), WE2, Arlington, Virgina, Oct. (2011).

M. Rochette and C. Baker
“Highly nonlinear hybrid AsSe-PMMA microtapers and applications,” invited presentation at the 2nd Workshop on Specialty Fibers and their applications (WSOF), Proc. SPIE vol. 7839 78390F-3, Oaxaca, Mexico, Oct. (2010).

A. Salehiomran and M. Rochette
“A Systematic Approach to Generation of Arbitrary Transfer Function Based on Waveguide Couplers,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), 815-816, Arlington, Virgina, Oct. (2011).

A. Al Kadry and M. Rochette
“Widely Tunable Soliton Frequency Shifting for Mid-Infrared Applications,” at the IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), 59-60, Arlington, Virgina, Oct. (2011).

A. Al Kadry and M. Rochette
“Optimization of Ultrashort Optical Soliton self-frequency shifting in Mid-Infrared Radiation,”at the Workshop on Fibre and Optical Passive Components (WFOPC), paper 6089667, 1-4, Montréal, Canada, July (2011).

J. Qiu, Z. Yin, K. Sun, L.R. Chen, M. Rochette, and J. Wu
“Wavelength Tolerance of an all-optical multi-logic gate based on XPM in a HNLF,” at the OptoElectronic and Communications Conference(OECC), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 573-574, July (2011).

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Bragg grating in sub-wavelength chalcogenide wires,” at the OSA Specialty optical fibers (SOF), SOTuB4, Toronto, Canada, June (2011).

R. Ahmad and M. Rochette
“Photosensitivity at 1550 nm and Bragg grating inscription in As2Se3 microwires for sensing applications,” postdeadline presentation at the OSA Specialty optical fibers (SOF), SOWE1, Toronto, Canada, June (2011).

A. Salehiomran, S.-R. Modirnia, B. Boulet, and M. Rochette
“Single-longitudinal-Mode Fiber-Optical Parametric Oscillator Based on Modified Smith Predictor Control Scheme,” at Photonics North, Proc. SPIE vol. 8007 80070E, Ottawa, Canada, May (2011).

A. Al Kadry and M. Rochette
“Mid infrared sources based on the soliton self-frequency shift,” at Photonics North, Proc. SPIE Vol.8007 80070D, Ottawa, Canada, May (2011).

M. Rochette and C. Baker
“Highly nonlinear hybrid AsSe-PMMA microtapers and applications,” invited presentation at the 2nd Workshop on Specialty Fibers and their applications (WSOF), Proc. SPIE vol. 7839 78390F-3, Oaxaca, Mexico, Oct. (2010).

J. Qiu, L.R. Chen, M. Rochette, and J. Wu
“Study of the Influence of Polarization-Dependent Gain on Nonlinear Polarization Rotation in Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers,” at the OptoElectronic and Communications Conference (OECC), Sapporo, Japan, July (2010).

R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, S. Chatigny
“Spectrally flat and high-power Er-Yb amplifier for telecommunications applications,” at IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CWI2, San Jose, California, July (2010).

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“Enhanced Waveguide Nonlinearity and Mechanical Robustness in Hybrid As2Se3-PMMA Microtapers,” at IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CMQ3, San Jose, California, July (2010).

A. Pasquazi, R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, M. Lamont, R. Morandotti, B. E. Little, S. T. Chu and D. J. Moss
“All optical wavelength conversion in an integrated ring resonator,” at IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), CThN2, San Jose, California, July (2010).

A. Fuerbach, J. Gray, S. Gross, M. Rochette and M. Withford
“Fabrication of Type I Waveguides in Highly Nonlinear SiO2–PbO Glasses Using fs Laser Pulses at MHz Repetition Rates,” at OSA Nonlinear Photonics (NP), NThB2, Karlsruhe, Germany, June (2010).

R. Bouskila and M. Rochette
“Three-Wavelength Self-Pulsating Fiber Source,” at meeting of the Canadian Institute for Photonics Innovations, Ontario, Canada, May (2010).

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“Microtapers and nonlinear couplers based on hybrid chalcogenide/polysulfone structures,” at meeting of the Canadian Institute for Photonics Innovations, New optical materials in nanophotonics, Proc. SPIE vol. 7386 738614 (2010) Ontario, Canada, May (2010).

M. Rochette
“Fabrication de microfils hybrides à haute non-linéarité et autres dispositifs non-linéaires,” invited presentation at Colloque Optique guidée et photonique IV du 64e congrès de l'ACFAS, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, May (2010).

C. Baker, M. Rochette
“Nonlinear Couplers Based on Hybrid Chalcogenide/Polymer Structures,” at the Canadian Institute for Photonics Innovations (CIPI)-Annual general meeting, May (2009).

T. Cai, L. R. Chen, M. Rochette
“Tunable 40 GHz Mode-Locked Semiconductor Fiber Laser Using a Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror,”at Photonics Society (PS), ThV1, Belek-Antalya, Turkey, Oct. (2009).

R. Ahmad, M. Rochette, S. Chatigny
“Spectrally flat and high-power Er-Yb amplifier for telecommunications applications,” at Photonics Society (PS), ThU3, Belek-Antalya, Turkey, Oct. (2009).

R. Ahmad, C. Baker, M. Rochette
“All-optical PMD monitor for optical signals at 40 Gb/s and beyond,” at Photonics Society (PS), TuFF3, Belek-Antalya, Turkey, Oct. (2009).

K. Sun, J. Qiu, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
“All-optical logic gates (XOR, AND, and OR) based on cross phase modulation in a highly nonlinear fiber,” at 35th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Vienna, Austria, Sept. (2009).

T. Cai, R. Adams, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Characteristics of a Semiconductor Fiber Laser Mode-Locked Using a Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror,” at Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC), paper 215, Hong Kong, July (2009).

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“Switching in Nonlinear Chalcogenide Directional Couplers,” at Photonics North, paper NOM-NANO-24-3-3, Québec city, Québec, May (2009).

C. Baker and M. Rochette
“Nonlinear Couplers Based on Hybrid Chalcogenide/Polymer Structures,” at meeting of the Canadian Institute for Photonics Innovations, Québec city, Québec, May (2009).

K. Sun, M. Rochette, and L. R. Chen
“Characterization of Eigenpulses in a Self-Pulsating Regenerative Fiber Cavity,” at the Laser & Electro-Optics Society conference (LEOS), paper TuE 5, Newport Beach, California, Nov. (2008).

J. Hernandez-Cordero, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Multi-Channel All-Optical Signal Processing using a Single Multi-Channel All-Optical Loop Modulator,” at the Laser & Electro-Optics Society conference (LEOS), paper TuCC 1, Newport Beach, California, Nov. (2008).

J. Hernandez-Cordero, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Highly Nonlinear Fibers in All-Optical Modulators,” at1st Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and their Applications (WSOF), San Pedro, Brazil, Aug. (2008).

M. Rochette, K. Sun, J. Hernandez-Cordero, and L. R. Chen
“Multiwavelength and Tunable Regenerative Laser Resonator with Passive Self-Pulsating Action,” at OptoElectronics and Communications Conference/Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (OECC/ACOFT), Sydney, Australia, July (2008).

J. Hernandez-Cordero, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“All-Optical Clock Recovery in a Semiconductor Fiber Laser and a Nonlinear Optical Loop Modulator with Wavelength-Switching Capability,” atOptoElectronics and Communications Conference/Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (OECC/ACOFT), Sydney, Australia, July (2008).

M. Rochette, K. Sun, J. Hernandez-Cordero, and L. R. Chen
“Multiwavelength self-pulsating fibre laser based on cascaded SPM spectral broadening and filtering,” Proceedings SPIE, paper 70990N, SPIE 7099 (2008) from invited presentation at Photonics North, paper FLD-2-1-1, Montréal, Canada, June (2008).

J. Hernandez-Cordero, L. R. Chen, and M. Rochette
“Tunable Mode-Locked Semiconductor Fiber Laser Using a Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror,” at IEEE/OSA Conference for Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), paper JTuA89, San Jose, CA, May (2008).




Contribution to practical applications

M. Rochette and C. Baker
“Method of manufacturing optical fibers, tapered optical fibers and devices thereof,” utility application CA2,771,604 filed March 7th 2012. [ View website ]    

M. Rochette and C. Baker
“Method of manufacturing optical fibers, tapered optical fibers and devices thereof,” utility application US13/412,986 filed March 6th 2012. [ View website ]    

P. Galarneau and M. Rochette
“Optical time-delayed wavelength converter,” utility applications US13/188,881, filed July 22, 2011, issued Sept. 3 2013.  [ View website ]    

M. Rochette and C. Baker
“Highly nonlinear optical waveguide structure with enhanced nonlinearity and mechanical robustness,” US utility application US12/787,219 filed May 25th 2010. [ View website ]