Ozdal Boyraz


Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2001, Electrical Engineering

Phone: 949 824 1979
Email: oboyraz@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
EECS Department
Engineering Tower 416C
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Integrated optics, silicon photonics, optical communication, biophotonics, microwave optics
Research Abstract
Major research areas include silicon based integrated optics and optical communications devices. Currently reserach interests include active photonic devices based in silicon platform and their application to various areas such as biophotonics and free space communication.
Publications
INVITED PAPERS:

1. O. Boyraz, B. Jalali, D. Dimitropoulos, and V. Raghunathan, “Silicon lasers and nonlinear optic in silicon,” LEOS 2005, Sydney, Australia
2. Y. Han, O. Boyraz and B. Jalali, “Ultra-Wideband Signal Detection using Photonic Signal Preprocessing”, LEOS Summer Topical Meetings, MC1, San Diego, CA, 2005
3. B. Jalali, O. Boyraz, D. Dimitropoulos, and V. Raghunathan, “Silicon and Silicon-Germanium Raman laser”, OSA Frontiers in Optics (FIO2005) Conference, Tucson, AZ, October 2005.
4. B. Jalali, P. Koonath, O. Boyraz, V. Raghunathan, and D. Dimitropoulos, “CMOS-Compatible Photonics”, Information Photonics Topical Meeting, Charlotte, NC, June 2005.
5. B. Jalali, O. Boyraz, D. Dimitropoulos, and V. Raghunathan, “Silicon Raman laser, amplifier and wavelength converter”, SPIE Europe international symposium on micro-technologies for new millennium, Sevilla, Spain, May 2005.
6. Bahram Jalali and Ozdal Boyraz “Silicon Raman lasers,” IPRA Conference 2005, San Diego, CA, 2005.
7. B. Jalali, O. Boyraz, D. Dimitropoulos, and V. Raghunathan, “Nonlinear Silicon Nano-photonics and Scaling Properties of Silicon Waveguides,” SPIE Photonics West Conference, San Jose, CA, Jan. 2005
8. Bahram Jalali, Ozdal Boyraz, Yan Han, and Abul Nuruzzaman, “Phase diversity and continuous time operation in time-stretch A/D converter”, Proceedings of LEOS Annual Meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, TuN1, Nov. 2004
9. B. Jalali, V. Raghunathan, O. Boyraz, R. Claps, and D. Dimitropoulos, “Wavelength conversion and light amplification in silicon waveguides,” International Conference on Group IV Photonics, Hong Kong, WA3, Sept. 2004.
10. Mohammed N. Islam, and Özdal Boyraz, “Fiber parametric amplifiers for wavelength band conversion” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 8, 3, pp. 527-537, 2002.

JOURNAL PAPERS:
1. R. Claps, V. Raghunathan, O. Boyraz, P. Koonath, D. Dimitropoulos, and B. Jalali, “Raman amplification and lasing in SiGe waveguides,” Optics Express, Vol. 13 (no.7), pp. 2459-66, April 2005
2. O. Boyraz and B. Jalali, “Demonstration of directly modulated silicon Raman laser,” Opt. Express 13, 796-800 (2005),
3. Jason Chou, Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, “Adaptive optical domain post distortion linearization,” Submitted to Optics Express
4. Y. Han, O. Boyraz, and B. Jalali, “Tera-sample-per-second real-time waveform digitizer,” Submitted to Applied Physics Letters.
5. O. Boyraz and B. Jalali, "Demonstration of a silicon Raman laser," Opt. Express 12, 5269-5273 (2004),
6. O. Boyraz, D. Dimitropoulos, and B. Jalali, “Observation of simultaneous Stokes and anti-Stokes emission in a silicon Raman laser", IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 1 (no.14), 435-41, October 2004.
7. O. Boyraz and B. Jalali, “Demonstration of 11 dB fiber-to-fiber gain in a silicon Raman amplifier,” IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 1 (no.14), 429-34, October 2004.
8. Ö. Boyraz, P. Koonath, V. Raghunathan, and B. Jalali, "All optical switching and continuum generation in silicon waveguides," Opt. Express 12, 4094-4102 (2004)
9. Abul Nuruzzaman, Ozdal Boyraz, and Bahram Jalali, “Time stretched short time Fourier transform”, to be appeared in IEEE Transactions on IMT
10. Yan Han, Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, “Ultra Wideband Photonic Time-stretch A/D Converter Employing Phase Diversity”, to be appeared in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.
11. Özdal Boyraz, Tejaswi Indukuri, and Bahram Jalali, “Self phase modulation induced spectral broadening in silicon waveguides,” Optics Express, 12, no. 5, pp. 829-34, 2004.
12. Y. Han, O. Boyraz, A. Nuruzzaman, and Bahram Jalali, “Optical header recognition using time stretch preprocessing”, Optics Communications, 237, 3-4, pp. 333-340, 2004.
13. Özdal Boyraz and Mohammed N. Islam, “A multi wavelength CW source based on longitudinal mode carving of supercontinuum generated in fibers and noise performance”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 20, 8, pp. 1493-1499, 2002.
14. A.S. Bhushan, P.V. Kelkar, B. Jalali, O. Boyraz, and M.N. Islam, “130-GSa/s photonic analog-to-digital converter with time stretch preprocessor”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 14, 5, pp. 684-686, 2002.
15. Jaeyoun Kim, Özdal Boyraz, Jin-Hong Lim, and Mohammed N. Islam, ”Gain enhancement in cascaded fiber optic parametric amplifier with quasi-phase matching”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 19, 2, pp. 247-251, 2001.
16. Özdal Boyraz, Jaeyoun Kim, Mohammed N. Islam, Fred Coppinger, and Bahram Jalali, “10 Gb/s multiple wavelength, coherent short pulse source based on spectral carving of supercontinuum generated in fibers”, IEEE J. Lightwave Tech., 18, 2, pp.1167-2175, 2000.
17. J. W. Lou, Y. Liang, O. Boyraz, and M. N. Islam, “All-Optical 100 Gb/s-Word Packet-TDM Access Node in a Looped-Back Configuration: Enabling Technologies for Sequential Add/Drop Functionality”, Appl. Opt., 39, 29, pp. 5280-5294, 2000
18. O. Boyraz, J. W. Lou, K. H. Ahn, Y. Liang, T. J. Xia, Y.-H. Kao, and M. N. Islam, “Demonstration and Performance Analysis for the Off-Ramp Portion of an All-Optical Access Node”, IEEE J. Lightwave Tech., 17, 6, pp.998-1010, 1999.
19. Y. Liang, J. W. Lou, J. K. Andersen, J. C. Stocker, O. Boyraz, M. N. Islam, and D. A. Nolan, “Polarization Insensitive Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror Demultiplexer Using Twisted Fiber”, Opt. Lett., 24, 11, pp.726-728, 1999.
20. T. J. Xia, Y.-H. Kao, Y. Liang, J. W. Lou, K. H. Ahn, O. Boyraz, G. A. Nowak, A. A. Said, and M. N. Islam, “Novel Self-Synchronization Scheme for High Speed Packet TDM Networks”, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., 11, 2, pp.269-272, 1999.
21. K. H. Ahn, J. W. Lou, Y. Liang, O. Boyraz, T. J. Xia, Y.-H. Kao, and M. N. Islam, “System Performance Measurements from an All-Optical Header Processor Using 100-Gb/s Packets”, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., 11, 1, pp.140-142, 1999.
22. T. J. Xia, Y. Liang, K. H. Ahn, J. W. Lou, O. Boyraz, Y.-H. Kao, X. D. Cao, S. Chaikamnerd, J. K. Andersen, and M. N. Islam, “All-Optical Packet-Drop Demonstration Using 100-Gb/s Words by Integrating Fiber-Based Components”, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett., 10, 1, pp.153-155, 1998.



CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

1. Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, “”, CLEO Europe O. Boyraz and B. Jalali, “Electronically switched silicon Raman lasers,” CLEO/Europe-EQEC, Munich, Germany, CB7-4, June 2005.
2. Y. Han, O. Boyraz and B. Jalali “One tera sample-per-second single-shot digitizer,” American Physical Society Conference (APS 2005), Los Angeles, CA, March 2005.
3. Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, “Demonstration of pulsed silicon Raman laser,” “Demonstration of wavelength tunable silicon Raman laser,” APS March Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, CA, 2005.
4. Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, “Demonstration of pulsed silicon Raman laser,” NSTI Nanotechnology conference 2005, Anaheim, CA, 2005
5. Varun Raghunathan, Ozdal Boyraz and Bahram Jalali, “20 dB on-off Raman amplification in silicon waveguides,” Submitted to CLEO2005, Baltimore, MD, 2005.
6. Alessandro Tonello, Stefan Wabnitz, and Ozdal Boyraz, “Duty Ratio Control of Nonlinear Phase Noise in Dispersion Managed WDM Systems Using RZ-DPSK Modulation,” OFC2005, OME55, Anaheim, CA, 2005.
7. O. Boyraz and B. Jalali, “Demonstration of pulsed Raman laser in a silicon waveguide,” Contemporary Photonics Conference (CPT2005), Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 2005.
8. O. Boyraz, P. Koonath, V. Raghunathan, and B. Jalali, “All optical switching via XPM in silicon waveguides,” LEOS Annual Meeting 2004, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico,ThBB1, Nov. 2004.
9. O. Boyraz, Y. Han, and B. Jalali, “Optical header extraction and recognition by discrete time stretch technique,” Proceedings of the International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2004), Ogunquit, ME, MC8, Oct. 2004.
10. Y. Han, O. Boyraz, and B. Jalali, “Real-time A/D conversion at 480 GsSample/s using the phase-diversity photonic time-stretch system,” Proceedings of the International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2004), Ogunquit, ME, TC2, Oct. 2004.
11. Yan Han, Ozdal Boyraz, and Bahram Jalali, “480 GSample/s Time Stretch Transient Digitizer,” IEEE Lightwave Technologies in Instrumentation & Measurement Conference, Palisades, New York, LTIMC-4033, Oct, 2004
12. Ozdal Boyraz, Tejaswi Indukuri, and Bahram Jalali, “Self phase modulation induced spectral broadening in silicon waveguides”, Proceedings of CLEO 2004, Paper #CThJ2, San Francisco, CA, May 2004
13. Abul Nuruzzaman, Ozdal Boyraz, and Bahram Jalali, “Time stretched short time Fourier transform ”, Proceedings of IMTC 2004, Vol. 1, pp. 31-34, Como, Italy, May 2004.
14. O. Boyraz, Y. Han, A. Nuruzzaman, and B. Jalali, “Time stretched header recognition,” LEOS Annual Meeting 2003, Tucson, AZ, WI1, 2003.
15. Özdal Boyraz, Erwin J. A. Marti, Mohammed N. Islam, “Polarization insensitive band conversion with low cross talk and in high nonlinearity fibers,” Proceedings of CLEO 2002, Long Beach, CA, ThC4, 2002.
16. A.S. Bhushan, P.V. Kelkar, B. Jalali, O. Boyraz, and M.N. Islam, “130 GSample/s photonic analog to digital converter” International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, p. 185-189, 2001
17. Ö. Boyraz, J. Kim, M. N. Islam, F. Coppinger, and B. Jalali, “Broadband, high brightness 10 Gb/s supercontinuum source for A/D conversion”, Proceedings of CLEO 2000, San Francisco, CA, ThM54, 2000.
18. J. Kim, J. H. Lim, Ö. Boyraz, and M. N. Islam, “Quasi-phase-matched fiber optic parametric amplifier and gain enhancement”, Proceedings of CLEO 2000, San Francisco, CA, 2000.
19. Ö. Boyraz, J. Kim, and M. N. Islam, “150+ channel ultra-DWDM source with N*10 GHz spacing utilizing longitudinal mode slicing of supercontinuum”, Optical Fiber Comm. Conf., Baltimore, MD, 2000.
20. J. Kim, G. A. Nowak, O. Boyraz, and M. N. Islam, “Low energy, enhanced supercontinuum generation in high nonlinearity dispersion shifted fibers”, Proceedings of CLEO 1999, Baltimore, MD, 1999.
21. J. W. Lou, Y. Liang, O. Boyraz, J. C. Stocker, and M. N. Islam, “Demonstration of Sequential 100 Gb/s Word TDM Packet Add/Drop Functionality Using a Looped-back Configuration”, Optical Fiber Comm. Conf., San Diego, CA, ThM5, 1999.
22. Y. Liang, J. W. Lou, J. C. Stocker, O. Boyraz, J. K. Andersen, M. N. Islam, and D. A. Nolan, “Polarization Insensitive Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror Demultiplexer Using Twisted Fiber”, Optical Fiber Comm. Conf., San Diego, CA, ThA3, 1999.
23. J. W. Lou, T. J. Xia, Y. Liang, Y.-H. Kao, O. Boyraz, K. H. Ahn, and M. N. Islam, “All-Optical TDM Add/Drop Multiplexer Demonstration with 100 Gb/s Words”, Proceedings of CLEO 1998, San Francisco, CA, CMA4, 1998.
24. Y.-H. Kao, Y. Liang, T. J. Xia, K. H. Ahn, J. W. Lou, G. A. Nowak, O. Boyraz, and M. N. Islam, “Self-Synchronization of 100 Gb/s TDM Packets Using a Semiconductor Laser Amplifier and an Intensity Discriminator”, Proceedings of CLEO 1998, San Francisco, CA, CFB6, 1998.
25. G. A. Nowak, J. K. Andersen, T. J. Xia, J. W. Lou, Y.-H. Kao, Y. Liang, O. Boyraz, and M. N. Islam, “Propagation of 2-ps Solitons Through 100 km of Standard Fiber with Temporal and Spectral Compensation by NOLMs and Optical Filters”, Proceedings of CLEO 1998, San Francisco, CA, CFA2, 1998.
26. T. J. Xia, Y.-H. Kao, Y. Liang, J. W. Lou, K. H. Ahn, O. Boyraz, and M. N. Islam, “All-Optical Access Node Using a Novel Self-Synchronization Scheme”, Optical Fiber Comm. Conf., San Jose, CA, ThP5, 1998.
27. Y. Liang, T. J. Xia, K. H. Ahn, X. D. Cao, J. W. Lou, O. Boyraz, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chaikamnerd, and M. N. Islam, “Integration of All-Optical Components for “Off-Ramp” Demonstration in 100 Gb/s TDM Access Node”, Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Summer Topical Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, TuA3, 1997.
28. T. J. Xia, Y. Liang, K. H. Ahn, J. W. Lou, O. Boyraz, S. Chaikamnerd, I. V. Goltser, Y.-H. Kao, X. D. Cao, and M. N. Islam, “Component Integration for 100 Gb/s All-Optical TDM Access Node”, Proceedings of CLEO 1997, Baltimore, MD, CTuJ3, 1997.
29. J. W. Lou, T. J. Xia, O. Boyraz, C.-X. Shi, G. A. Nowak, and M. N. Islam, “Broader and Flatter Supercontinuum Spectra Using Dispersion-Tailored Fibers”, Optical Fiber Comm. Conf., Dallas, TX, TuH6, 1997.
Professional Society
IEEE, SPIE, OSA
Other Experience
Photonics R&D Engineer
Xtera Communications 2001—2003

Research Fellow
UCLA 2003—2005

Last updated
01/06/2006