Detailed List of Patents and Publications

Curriculum Vitæ

Dr. Garrett D. Cole (416 kB)

Highlights include 10 issued US and international patents, 2 book chapters, > 60 journal articles (including papers in Science, Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), as well as > 250 conference contributions, lectures, and seminars (> 100 of those being invited).

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Patents and Applications

"Continuation: Substrate-transferred stacked optical coatings," U.S. App. 17/683,776
Substrate-transferred stacked optical coatings," U.S. Patent 11,365,492 / E.U. Patent 3219834A1
Direct-bonded optical coatings," E.U. Patent 32198321
Laser active medium and process of manufacturing the same," U.S. Patent 10,559,936 / E.U. Patent 2996211
Substrate transferred monocrystalline Bragg mirrors," U.S. Patent 9,945,996 / E.U. Patent 2607935
Resonant optical transducers for in-situ gas detection," U.S. Patent 9,880,096
Resonant optical transducers for in-situ gas detection," U.S. Patent 9,377,399
Method and apparatus including movable-mirror MEMS-tuned surface-emitting lasers," U.S. Patent 8,989,230
Tunable photonic cavities for in-situ spectroscopic trace gas detection," U.S. Patent 8,309,929
"Low loss, high and low index contrast waveguides in semiconductors," U.S. Patent 7,995,892
"MEMS-tunable vertical-cavity semiconductor optical amplifier," U.S. Patent 7,457,033



G. D. Cole, MEMS-tunable vertical-cavity SOAs, pdf (4.5 MB): Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, October 2005.


Book Chapters

V. Jayaraman, J. Jiang, B. Potsaid, M. Robertson, P. J. S. Heim, C. Burgner, D. John, G. D. Cole, I. Grulkowski, J. G. Fujimoto, A. M. Davis, A. E. Cable, "VCSEL Swept Light Sources for OCT." In Optical Coherence Tomography: Technology and Applications, 2nd Edition, edited by W. Drexler and J. G. Fujimoto, pp. 659–686. Springer, 2015.

G. D. Cole and M. Aspelmeyer, "Quantum Optomechanics." In Optical Coatings and Thermal Noise in Precision Measurement, edited by G. M. Harry, T. P. Bodiya, and R. DeSalvo, pp. 259–279. Cambridge University Press, 2012.


Contributed Press and Reviews

L. Chang, G. D. Cole, G. Moody, J. E. Bowers, "CSOI: Beyond Silicon-on-Insulator Photonics," Optics & Photonics News, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 24-31, January 2022. COVER ARTICLE

G. Cole, M. White, M. Aspelmeyer, C. Pawlu, "Semiconductor Supermirrors: Advancing Precision Laser Optics with Substrate-Transferred Epitaxial Films," Compound Semiconductor Magazine, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 26-33, April/May 2017. COVER ARTICLE

G. D. Cole and M. Aspelmeyer, "News and Views: Cavity Optomechanics: Mechanical memory sees the light," Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 690-691, November 2011.


Journal Articles

L. W. Perner, G.-W. Truong, D. Follman, M. Prinz, G. Winkler, S. Puchegger, G. D. Cole, O. H. Heckl, "Simultaneous measurement of mid-infrared refractive indices in thin-film heterostructures: Methodology and results for GaAs/AlGaAs," Physical Review Research, vol. 5, no. 3, 033048, July–September 2023.

G. D. Cole, S. Ballmer, G. Billingsley, S. B. Cataño-Lopez, M. Fejer, P. Fritschel, A. M. Gretarsson, G. M. Harry, D. Kedar, T. Legero, C. Makarem, S. D. Penn, D. Reitze, J. Steinlechner, U. Sterr, S. Tanioka, G.-W. Truong, J. Ye, J. Yu, "Substrate-transferred GaAs/AlGaAs crystalline coatings for gravitational-wave detectors," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 122, no. 11, 110502, 13 March 2023. Invited Perspectives Article | Special Topic on Gravitational Wave Detectors

S. Tanioka, D. Vander-Hyde, G. D. Cole, S. D. Penn, S. W. Ballmer, "Study on electro-optic noise in crystalline coatings toward future gravitational wave detectors," Physical Review D, vol. 107, no. 2, 022003, 15 January 2023.

R. Kaltenbaek, M. Arndt, M. Aspelmeyer, P. F. Barker, A. Bassi, J. Bateman, A. Belenchia, J. Bergé, C. Braxmaier, S. Bose, B. Christophe, G. D. Cole, C. Curceanu, A. Datta, M. Debiossac, U. Delić, L. Diósi, A. A. Geraci, S. Gerlich, C. Guerlin, G. Hechenblaikner, A. Heidmann, S. Herrmann, K. Hornberger, U. Johann, N. Kiesel, C. Lämmerzahl, T. W. LeBrun, G. J. Milburn, J. Millen, M. Mohageg, D. C. Moore, G. W. Morley, S. Nimmrichter, L. Novotny, D. K. L. Oi, M. Paternostro, C. J. Riedel, M. Rodrigues, L. Rondin, A. Roura, W. P. Schleich, T. Schuldt, B. A. Stickler, H. Ulbricht, C. Vogt, L. Wörner, "Research campaign: Macroscopic quantum resonators (MAQRO)," Quantum Science and Technology, vol. 8, no. 1, 014006, January 2023. Special Issue Article | Focus on Cold Atoms in Space

M. Zhang, A. R. Albrecht, C. Nguyen, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, M. Sheik-Bahae, "A hybrid membrane-external-cavity surface-emitting laser," Optics Express, vol. 30, no. 23, pp. 42470-4247, 7 November 2022.

E. M. Gretarsson, A. M. Gretarsson, G. D. Cole, G. M. Harry, M. M. Kinley-Hanlon, R. J. Jones, S. D. Penn, "Measured limits on amplitude dependence of mechanical loss in substrate-transferred GaAs/Al0.92Ga0.08As coatings," Physical Review D, vol. 106, no. 4, 042001, 15 August 2022.

T. Cullen, S. Aronson, R. Pagano, M. T. Nery, H. Cain, J. Cripe, G. D. Cole, S. Sharifi, N. Aggarwal, B. Willke, T. Corbitt, "Passive laser power stabilization via an optical spring," Optics Letters, vol. 47, no. 11, pp. 2746-2749, 1 June 2022.

D. Priante, M. Zhang, A. R. Albrecht, R. Bek, M. Zimmer, C. Nguyen, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, M. Sheik-Bahae, "In-well pumping of a membrane external-cavity surface-emitting laser," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 1-7, January/February 2022. Special Issue on Semiconductor Lasers

G. Winkler, L. W. Perner, G.-W. Truong, G. Zhao, D. Bachmann, A. S. Mayer, J. Fellinger, D. Follman, P. Heu, C. Deutsch, D. M. Bailey, H. Peelaers, S. Puchegger, A. J. Fleisher, G. D. Cole, O. H. Heckl, "Mid-infrared interference coatings with excess optical loss below 10 ppm," Optica, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 686-696, May 2021.

Select Feature Articles: (English) Analytica World, EurekAlert!,, physicsworld, PhysOrg; (German) Der Standard, Forschung und Wissen

M. T. Nery, J. R. Venneberg, N. Aggarwal, G. D. Cole, T. Corbitt, J. Cripe, R. Lanza, B. Willke, "Laser power stabilization via radiation pressure," Optics Letters, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 1946-1949, 15 April 2021. EDITOR’S PICK

D. Priante, M. Zhang, A. R. Albrecht, R. Bek, M. Zimmer, C. Nguyen, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, M. Sheik-Bahae, "Demonstration of a 20 W membrane-external-cavity surface-emitting laser for sodium guidestar applications," Electronics Letters, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 337-338, April 2021.

J. Cripe, T. J. Cullen, Y. Chen, P. Heu, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, T. Corbitt, "Quantum back action cancellation in the audio band," Physical Review X, vol. 10, no. 3, 031065, July–September 2020.

Featured: "Physicists develop a method to improve gravitational wave detector sensitivity," PhysOrg, 25 September 2020.
Press Release: "LSU physicists develop and demonstrate a method to eliminate quantum radiation pressure noise in gravitational wave detectors," Louisiana State University.

N. Aggarwal, T. J. Cullen, J. Cripe, G. D. Cole, R. Lanza, A. Libson, D. Follman, P. Heu, T. Corbitt, N. Mavalvala, "Room-temperature optomechanical squeezing," Nature Physics, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 784-788, July 2020.

Featured: "News and Views: Squeezing hots up," by André Xuereb, Ibid., pp. 710-711.
Featured: "'Light squeezer' reduces quantum noise in lasers, could enhance quantum computing and gravitational-wave detection," by Jennifer Chu, PhysOrg, 7 July 2020.
Featured: "Quantum optics | Research update: Quantum squeezing is achieved at room temperature," by Sam Jarman, physicsworld, 20 July 2020.
Featured: "Mirror specifications and energy-efficient design support increasingly portable system for laser precision at room temperature," by Jake Saltzman,, 30 July 2020.

M. J. Yap, J. Cripe, G. L. Mansell, T. G. McRae, R. L. Ward, B. J. J. Slagmolen, P. Heu, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, T. Corbitt, D. E. McClelland, "Broadband reduction of quantum radiation pressure noise via squeezed light injection," Nature Photonics, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 19-23, January 2020.

Featured: "News and Views: Bright squeezed light reduces back-action," by Thomas Purdy, Ibid., pp. 1-2.
Featured: "Squeeze leads to stellar-mass black hole collision precision," by Jessica Fagan, PhysOrg, 31 October 2019.

P. Koch, G. D. Cole, C. Deutsch, D. Follman, P. Heu, M. Kinley-Hanlon, R. Kirchhoff, S. Leavey, J. Lehmann, P. Oppermann, A. K. Rai, Z. Tornasi, J. Wöhler, D. S. Wu, T. Zederbauer, H Lück, "Thickness uniformity measurements and damage threshold tests of large-area GaAs/AlGaAs crystalline coatings for precision interferometry," Optics Express, vol. 27, no. 25, pp. 36731-36740, 9 December 2019.

G.-W. Truong, G. Winkler, T. Zederbauer, D. Bachmann, P. Heu, D. Follman, M. E. White, O. H. Heckl, G. D. Cole, "Near-infrared scanning cavity ringdown for optical loss characterization of supermirrors," Optics Express, vol. 27, no. 14, pp. 19141-19149, 8 July 2019.

J. Cripe, N. Aggarwal, R. Lanza, A. Libson, R. Singh, P. Heu, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, N. Mavalvala, T. Corbitt, "Measurement of quantum back action in the audio band at room temperature," Nature, vol. 568, no. 7752, pp. 364-367, 18 April 2019.

Select Feature Articles: (English) Compound Semiconductor, Cosmos Magazine, EurekAlert!, Laser Focus World, Nanowerk,, PhysOrg, R&D Magazine, Science Daily, Science Alert; (German) Der Standard, ORF

S. D. Penn, M. M. Kinley-Hanlon, I. A. O. MacMillan, P. Heu, D. Follman, C. Deutsch, G. D. Cole, G. M. Harry, "Mechanical ringdown studies of large-area substrate-transferred GaAs/AlGaAs crystalline coatings," Journal of the Optical Society of America B (JOSA B), vol. 36, no. 4, C15-C21, 1 April 2019. Feature Issue on Fluctuation-Induced Phenomena in Photonic Systems

C. L. Anyi, R. J. Thirkettle, D. Zou, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, K. U. Schreiber, J.-P. R. Wells, "The Macek and Davis experiment revisited: A large ring laser interferometer operating on the 2s2→2p4 transition of neon," Applied Optics, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 302-307, 10 January 2019.

M. Bückle, V. C. Hauber, G. D. Cole, C. Gärtner, U. Zeimer, J. Grenzer, E. M. Weig, "Stress control of tensile-strained In1-xGaxP nanomechanical string resonators," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 113, no. 20, 201903, 14 November 2018.

V. J. Kitsmiller, M. Dummer, K. Johnson, G. D. Cole, T. D. O’Sullivan, "Frequency domain diffuse optical spectroscopy with a near-infrared tunable vertical cavity surface emitting laser," Optics Express, vol. 26, no. 16, pp. 21033-21043, 6 August 2018.

J. Pohl, G. D. Cole, U. Zeimer, M. Aspelmeyer, M. Weyers, "Reduction of absorption losses in MOVPE-grown AlGaAs Bragg mirrors," Optics Letters, vol. 43, no. 15, pp. 3522-3525, 1 August 2018.

J. Cripe, B. Danz, B. Lane, M.-C. Lorio, J. Falcone, G. D. Cole, T. Corbitt, "Observation of an optical spring with a beamsplitter," Optics Letters, vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 2193-2196, 1 May 2018.

Z. Yang, D. Follman, A. R. Albrecht, P. Heu, N. Giannini, G. D. Cole, M. Sheik-Bahae, "16 W DBR-free membrane semiconductor disk laser with dual-SiC-heatspreader," Electronics Letters, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 430-432, 5 April 2018.

M. Marchiò, R. Flaminio, L. Pinard, D. Forest, C. Deutsch, P. Heu, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, "Optical performance of large-area crystalline coatings," Optics Express, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 6114-6125, 5 March 2018.

J. Cripe, N. Aggarwal, R. Singh, R. Lanza, A. Libson, M.-J. Yap, G. D. Cole, D. E. McClelland, N. Mavalvala, T. Corbitt, "Radiation-pressure-mediated control of an optomechanical cavity," Physical Review A, vol. 97, 013827, 18 January 2018.

R. Singh, G. D. Cole, J. Cripe, T. Corbitt, "Stable optical trap from a single optical field utilizing birefringence," Physical Review Letters, vol. 117, 213604, 18 November 2016.

B. J. Bjork, T. Q. Bui, O. H. Heckl, P. B. Changala, B. Spaun, P. Heu, D. Follman, C. Deutsch, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, M. Okumura, J. Ye, "Direct frequency comb measurement of OD + CO → DOCO kinetics," Science, vol. 354, no. 6311, pp. 444-448, 28 October 2016.

Select Feature Articles: (English) Chemical & Engineering News, EurekAlert!, Forbes, Laser Focus World, PhysOrg, Science Daily, Space Daily; (German) Der Standard

G. D. Cole, W. Zhang, B. J. Bjork, D. Follman, P. Heu, C. Deutsch, L. Sonderhouse, J. Robinson, C. Franz, A. Alexandrovski, M. Notcutt, O. H. Heckl, J. Ye, M. Aspelmeyer, "High-performance near- and mid-infrared crystalline coatings," Optica, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 647-656, June 2016.

A. Diebold, T. Zengerle, C. Alfieri, C. Schriber, F. Emaury, M. Mangold, M. Hoffmann, C.J. Saraceno, M. Golling, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, T. Südmeyer, U. Keller, "Optimized SESAMs for kilowatt-level ultrafast lasers," Optics Express, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 10512-10526, 16 May 2016.

T. Chalermsongsak, F. Seifert, E. D. Hall, K. Arai, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, E. K. Gustafson, R. X. Adhikari, "Coherent cancellation of thermo-optic noise in GaAs/Al0.92Ga0.08As Bragg mirrors," Metrologia, vol. 53, no. 2, p. 860-868, April 2016.

V. P. Mitrofanov, S. Chao, H.-W. Pan, L.-C. Kuo, G. Cole, J. Degallaix, B. Willke, "Technology for the next gravitational wave detectors," Science China–Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, vol. 58, no. 12, 120404, December 2015. INVITED REVIEW, Special Topic: The Next Detectors for Gravitational Wave Astronomy

S. Gröblacher, A. Trubarov, N. Prigge, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, J. Eisert, "Observation of non-Markovian micromechanical Brownian motion," Nature Communications, vol. 6, article 7606, 28 July 2015.

J. Steinlechner, I. W. Martin, A. Bell, G. Cole, J. Hough, S. Penn, S. Rowan, S. Steinlechner, "Mapping the optical absorption of a substrate-transferred crystalline AlGaAs coating at 1.5 μm," Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 32, no. 10, 105008, 21 May 2015.

K. U. Schreiber, R. J. Thirkettle, R. B. Hurst, D. Follman, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, J.-P. R. Wells, "Sensing earth's rotation with a helium-neon ring laser operating at 1.15 μm," Optics Letters, vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 1705-1708, 15 April 2015.

G. Barreto Lemos, V. Borish, G. D. Cole, S. Ramelow, R. Lapkiewicz, A. Zeilinger, "Quantum imaging with undetected photons," Nature, vol. 512, no. 7515, pp. 409-412, 28 August 2014.

Select Feature Articles: (English) Ars Technica, Discover Magazine [Ranked #10 of "Top 100 Stories of 2014"], EurekAlert!, Gizmodo, IEEE Spectrum, National Geographic, Nature Photonics, Nature Physics, NBC News, New Scientist, PhysOrg, Science, Scientific American, Smithsonian Magazine; (German) Die Presse, Der Spiegel, Der Standard, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Kurier, ORF, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Wiener Zeitung

G. D. Cole, P.-L. Yu, C. Gärtner, K. Siquans, R. Moghadas Nia, J. Schmöle, J. Hoelscher-Obermaier, T. P. Purdy, W. Wieczorek, C. A. Regal, M. Aspelmeyer, "Tensile strained InxGa1-xP membranes for cavity optomechanics," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 104, no. 20, 201908, 19 May 2014.

W. Zhang, M. J. Martin, C. Benko, J. L. Hall, J. Ye, C. Hagemann, T. Legero, U. Sterr, F. Riehle, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, "Reduction of residual amplitude modulation to 1×10-6 for frequency-modulation and laser stabilization," Optics Letters, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 1980-1983, April 2014.

C. Wuttke, G. D. Cole, A. Rauschenbeutel, "Optically active mechanical modes of tapered optical fibers," Physical Review A (Rapid Communications), vol. 88, no. 6, article 061801(R), December 2013. Selected as Editor's Suggestion

W. Z. Korth, H. Miao, T. Corbitt, G. D. Cole, Y. Chen, R. X. Adhikari, "Suppression of quantum-radiation-pressure noise in an optical spring," Physical Review A, vol. 88, no. 3, article 033805, September 2013.

M. R. Vanner, J. Hofer G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, "Cooling-by-measurement and mechanical state tomography via pulsed optomechanics," Nature Communications, vol. 4, article 2295, 15 August 2013.

Featured: "Physicists eye quantum-gravity interface," By Natalie Wolchover, Quanta Magazine, 5 November 5, 2013.

G. D. Cole, W. Zhang, M. J. Martin, J. Ye, M. Aspelmeyer, "Tenfold reduction of Brownian noise in high-reflectivity optical coatings," Nature Photonics, vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 644-650, August 2013.

Featured: "Crystalline reflectors enable ultralow-thermal-noise optical cavities,," by Colin McCormick, MRS Bulletin, vol. 38 no. 9, pp 670-671, September 2013.
Featured: "Crystalline coatings reduce Brownian noise tenfold," by Gail Overton, Laser Focus World, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 24-26, August 2013.
Featured: "Optical coatings take a leap forward,", 23 July 2013.
Featured: "Forscher entwickeln neuartige Spiegelbeschichtung,", 22 July 2013.

V. Jayaraman, G. D. Cole, M. Robertson, C. Burgner, D. John, A. Uddin, A. Cable, "Rapidly swept, ultra-widely-tunable 1060 nm MEMS-VCSELs," Electronics Letters, vol. 48, no. 21, pp. 1331-1333, 11 October 2012.

Featured: "Fine wide tuning," Ibid., p. 1314.

M. Brandstetter, C. Deutsch, A. Benz, G. D. Cole, H. Detz, A. M. Andrews, W. Schrenk, G. Strasser, K. Unterrainer, "THz quantum cascade lasers with wafer bonded active regions," Optics Express, vol. 20, no. 21, pp. 23832–23837, 8 October 2008.

V. Jayaraman, G. D. Cole, M. Robertson, A. Uddin, A. Cable, "High-sweep-rate 1310 nm MEMS-VCSEL with 150 nm continuous tuning range," Electronics Letters, vol. 48, no. 14, pp. 867-869, 5 July 2012.

Featured: "A clean sweep for MEMS-VCSELs," by Helen Dyball, Ibid., p. 805.
Featured: "A steady sweep," by Rachel Won, Nature Photonics, vol. 6, no. 9, p. 572, September 2012.
Featured: "MEMS-based VCSEL reaches record 150 nm tuning range," by Gail Overton, Laser Focus World, vol. 48, no. 9, p. 10, September 2012.

Y. Bai, G. D. Cole, M. T. Bulsara, E. A. Fitzgerald, "Fabrication of GaAs-on-insulator via low temperature wafer bonding and sacrificial etching of Ge by XeF2," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 159, no. 2, pp. H183-H190, 2012.

M. R. Vanner, I. Pikovski, G. D. Cole, M.-S. Kim, C. Brukner, K. Hammerer, G. J. Milburn, M. Aspelmeyer, "Pulsed quantum optomechanics," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, vol. 108, no.9, pp. 16182-16187, 27 September 2011.

Featured: "Probing quantum states," by Rachel Won, Nature Photonics, vol. 5, no. 11, pp. 644, November 2011.
Featured: "The quantum world writ large: Using short optical pulses to study macroscopic quantum behavior," by Stuart Mason Dambrot, PhysOrg, Feature Story, 27 September 2011.
Press Release: "Quantum behavior with a flash," VCQ, English version.
Featured:"Gestochen scharfe Bilder der Quantenwelt großer Objekte,", 17 September 2011.

G. D. Cole, I. Wilson-Rae, K. Werbach, M. R. Vanner, M. Aspelmeyer, "Phonon-tunnelling dissipation in mechanical resonators," Nature Communications, vol. 2, article 231, 8 March 2011.

Press Release: "How long does a tuning fork ring?," University of Vienna
Press Release: "Wie lange schwingt eine Stimmgabel?" TUM, German version.
Featured: "Rätsel der klassischen Physik: Wie lange schwingt eine Stimmgabel?", 13 March 2011.

S. Kalchmair, H. Detz, G. D. Cole, A. M. Andrews, P. Klang, M. Nobile, R. Gansch, C. Ostermaier, W. Schrenk, G. Strasser, "Photonic crystal slab quantum well infrared photodetector," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 98, no. 1, 011105, 3 January 2011.

O. Balogun, G. D. Cole, R. Huber, D. Chinn, T. W. Murray, J. B. Spicer, "High-spatial-resolution sub-surface imaging using a laser-based acoustic microscopy technique," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 226-233, January 2011.

D. Brodoceanu, G. D. Cole, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, D. Bäuerle, "Femtosecond laser fabrication of high reflectivity micromirrors," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 97, no. 4, 041104, 26 July 2010.

G. D. Cole, Y. Bai, E. A. Fitzgerald, M. Aspelmeyer, "Free-standing AlxGa1-xAs heterostructures by gas-phase etching of germanium," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 96, no. 26, 261102, 28 June 2010.

Featured: Su Westwater, "Is XeF2/Ge etch process the future for epitaxial liftoff?,", Current Feature, 12 November 2010.

S. Gröblacher, J. B. Hertzberg, M. R. Vanner, G. D. Cole, S. Gigan, K. C. Schwab, M. Aspelmeyer, "Demonstration of an ultracold micro-optomechanical oscillator in a cryogenic cavity," Nature Physics, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 485–488, July 2009.

Featured: Andrew Cleland, "News and Views: Optomechanics: Photons refrigerating phonons," Nature Physics, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 458–460, January 2009.
G. D. Cole, E. Behymer, T. C. Bond, L. L. Goddard, "Short Wavelength MEMS-Tunable VCSELs," Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 20, pp. 16093–16103, September 2008.

Featured: "Our choice from the recent literature: MEMS-tuning scheme aids short-wavelength VCSELs," Nature Photonics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 22-23, January 2009.

G. D. Cole, S. Gröblacher, K. Gugler, S. Gigan, M. Aspelmeyer, "Monocrystalline AlxGa1-xAs heterostructures for high-reflectivity high-Q micromechanical resonators in the MHz regime," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 92, no. 26, 261108, June 2008.

Featured: Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, vol. 18, no. 2, 14 July 2008.

G. D. Cole, E. Behymer, L. L. Goddard, T. C. Bond, "Fabrication of suspended dielectric mirror structures via xenon difluoride etching of an amorphous germanium sacrificial layer," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 593–597, March/April 2008.

G. D. Cole, E. S. Björlin, C. S. Wang, N. C. MacDonald, J. E. Bowers, "Widely tunable bottom-emitting vertical-cavity SOAs," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 2526–2528, December 2005.

Featured: Richard Stevenson, "Compound semiconductor MEMS community targets new applications," Compound Semiconductor, pp. 23-25, March 2006.
Featured: Tami Freeman, "Inverted vertical-cavity SOA ramps tunability," FibreSystems Europe, p. 7, January/February 2006.

G. D. Cole, E. S. Björlin, Q. Chen, C.-Y. Chan, S. Wu, C. S. Wang, N. C. MacDonald, J. E. Bowers, "MEMS-tunable vertical-cavity SOAs," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 390–407, March 2005.

Q. Chen, G. D. Cole, E. S. Björlin, T. Kimura, S. Wu, C. S. Wang, N. C. MacDonald, J. E. Bowers, "First demonstration of a MEMS tunable vertical-cavity SOA," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1438–1440, June 2004.

Featured: Larry Hardesty, "Light Booster," Technology Review, p.19, September 2004.
Featured: Tami Freeman, "MEMS make SOAs tune farther and faster," FibreSystems Europe, p. 7, August 2004.
Featured: Tami Freeman, "R&D Highlights: MEMS enhance SOA tuning range," FibreSystems Europe, p. 5, December 2004.

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