**Publications**

**Nanophotonics, nanofabrication, and quantum nanophotonics**

- Junrong Ong, M. Davanco, A. Bahgat-Shehata, A. Tosi,
__I. H. Agha__*et al*. “*Heralded Source of correlated photons in coupled resonator optical waveguides,”*arXiv:1201.2659v1 [quant-ph], Appl. Phys. Lett.**100**, 261104 (2012) (Cover of issue) **Imad H. Agha**, M. Davanco, and K. Srinivasan,*« Low-noise chip-based frequency conversion by four-wave-mixing Bragg scattering in SiNx waveguides*». Optics letters**37**, 2997-2999 (2012).- S. Ates,
, Angelo Gulinatti, Ivan Rech, Matthew Rakher, Antonio Badolato, and K. Srinivasan, “__Imad H. Agha__*Two-photon interference using background-free frequency conversion of single photons from a semiconductor quantum dot*” Phys. Rev. Lett.**109**, 147405 (2012)

4. S. Ates,

**, Antonio Badolato, and K. Srinivasan, “**

__Imad H. Agha__*Background-free quantum frequency conversion of single photons from a*

*semiconductor quantum dot,”*arXiv:1205.2218v1 [quant-ph]

5. S. Ates,

**, Angelo Gulinatti, Ivan Rech, Antonio Badolato, and K. Srinivasan, “**

__Imad H. Agha__*Improving the performance of bright quantum dot*

*single photon sources using amplitude modulation*” Scientific Reports (March 2013) .

6. Daniel H. Broaddus, Mark A. Foster,

__I. H. Agha____,__Jacob T. Robinson, Michal Lipson, and Alexander L. Gaeta, “

*Silicon-waveguide coupled high-Q*

*chalcogenide microspheres”*, Optics Express

**17,**5998-6003 (2009

7.

**, S. Ates, M. Davanço, and K. Srinivasan, "A chip-scale, telecommunications-band frequency conversion interface for quantum**

__Imad Agha__emitters," Opt. Express 21, 21628-21638 (2013)

8.

**S. Ates, and K. Srinivasan, “Arbitrary wave-form shaping in lithium niobate waveguides,” Submitted to Optics Letters.**

__Imad Agha,__**Nonlinear and integrated optics**

**9.**

**I. H. Agha**, Y. Okawachi, and A. L. Gaeta,

*“Theoretical and experimental investigation of broadband cascaded fourwave mixing in high-Q*

*microspheres”*, Optics Express

**17**16209-16215 (2009)

10.

**I . H. Agha**, Y. Okawachi, M. A. Foster, J. E. Sharping, and A. L. Gaeta,

*"Four-wave mixing parametric oscillations in dispersion-compensated*

*high-Q optical microspheres,"*Phys. Rev. A 76, 043837 (2007)

**11.**

**I. H. Agha**, J. E. Sharping, M. A. Foster, A. L. Gaeta

*"Optimal sizes of silica microspheres for linear and nonlinear optical interactions,"*Appl.

Phys. B 83, 303‐309 (2006)

12. Y . Okawachi, A. D. Slepkov

**,**, D. F. Geraghty, and A. L. Gaeta,

__I. H. Agha__*"Absorption of ultrashort optical pulses in water,"*J. Opt. Soc. Am.

A, 24, 3343 (2007)

**Quantum optics and atomic physics**

**13. I. H. Agha**, G. Messin, and Philippe Grangier

*“Generation of continuous-wave and pulsed squeezed light with 87Rb vapor,*” Optics Express

18, 4198-4205 (2010

14.

**I. H. Agha**, Christina Giarmatzi, Gaetan Messin and Philippe Grangier,

*“Time-resolved detection of nanosecond pulsed squeezed light in a*

*rubidium vapor,”*New Journal of Physics 13, 04030 (2011), chosen for IOPSELECT 2011

15. Joe Ghalbouni,

**, Robert Frey, Eleni Diamanti and Isabelle Zaquine, “**

__Imad Agha__*Experimental wavelength division multiplexed photon pair*

*distribution*,” Optics Letters

**38**, 34–36 (2013)

16. J. L. Smirr, M. Deconinck, R. Frey,

**I. Agha**, E. Diamanti, and I. Zaquine, "Optimal photon-pair single-mode coupling in narrow-band

spontaneous parametric downconversion with arbitrary pump profile," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 288-301

**Conferences**

**Invited Conference Talks**

1.

**Imad H. Agha**, Y. Okawachi and A. L. Gaeta,

*“Broadband Cascaded Four-Wave*

*Mixing in High-Q Silica Microspheres”*, CLEO/QELS 2008,QMC1 (upgraded to invited talk).

2.

**Imad Agha**, "Shaping single photons: Engineering the spectro-temporal properties of quantum-dot-based single photon sources," Physical Sciences Symposia 2013 on Crystal, Graphene, Quantum and New Particle Physics, Waltham, MA (Sept. 2013), Invited talk.

**Contributed**

**Conference Talks**

1 .

**I . H. Agha**, Y. Okawachi, M. A. Foster, J. E. Sharping, and A. L. Gaeta,

*“Dispersion Compensation in High-Q Silica Microspheres for Parametric Oscillation”*Nonlinear Photonics 2007, NtuC1.

2.

**I . H. Agha**, Y. Okawachi, M. A. Foster, J. E. Sharping, and A. L. Gaeta,

*"Parametric Oscillation via Dispersion-Compensation in High-Q Microspheres."*CLEO 2007, CThV5.

3. Daniel H. Broaddus, Mark A. Foster,

__Imad H. Agha____,__Jacob T. Robinson, Michal Lipson, and Alexander L. Gaeta, “

*Silicon-Coupled, High-Q Chalcogenide Microspheres,*” Frontiers in Optics 2008(FMG5) (best student paper)

4.

**I. H. Agha,**Gaetan Messin, and Philippe Grangier, “Rb 85 resonant Pulsed and continuous-wave squeezed light in Rb 87 vapor CLEO/QELS 2010

5.

**I. H. Agha,**Christina Giarmatzi, Gaetan Messin, and Philippe Grangier, “Pulsed squeezed light via four-wave mixing in a rubidium vapor” CLEO Europe (2011)

6. Junrong Ong, M. Davanco, A. Bahgat-Shehata, A. Tosi,

__I. H. Agha__*et al*. “Heralded Source of correlated photons in coupled resonator optical waveguides,” invited talk CLEO/QELS 2012

7.

**Imad Agha**, M. Davanco, Bryce Thurston and K. Srinivasan, “On-chip low-noise frequency conversion via Bragg scattering.” Frontiers in Optics, 2012

8. M. Davanco,

**Imad Agha**, Bryce Thurston and K. Srinivasan, “Towards quantum frequency conversion via non-degenerate four-wave mixing in nanophotonic waveguides” CLEO/QELS 2012

9. S. Ates,

**I. Agha**, M.T. Rakher, L. Ma, O. Slattery, A. Badolato, X. Tang, K. Srinivasan “Quantum-frequency conversion of single photons from semiconductor quantum dots” NOEKS 2012 (Stuttgart).

10. Serkan Ates,

**Imad Agha**, Antonio Badolato, and Kartik Srinivasan, “Low-noise quantum frequency conversion of single photons from a single quantum dot,” Frontiers in Optics, 2012

11. Imad Agha, S. Ates, L. Sapienza, and K. Srinivasan, “Single-photon-compatible spectral

broadening and shaping via nonlinear mixing and phase modulation,” Submitted to CLEO/QELS 2014.

**Invited talks/seminars/symposia**

1.

*“Nonlinear Optics in high-Q microcavities”*special seminar for the Institute for Quantum Electronics, ETH Zurich (2008).

2.

*“Nonlinear Optics in silica microspheres”*special seminar for the Center for Photonic Communication and Computing at Northwestern University (2008).

3.

*“Parametric oscillation in high-Q microspheres,”*Cornell University Center for Materials Research grad student/postdoc symposium (2007)

4. “

*Four-wave mixing in highly-resonant systems: quantum and nonlinear effects”,*special seminar for Femto-st, Université de Franche-Comté (2009)

5.

*“Nonlinear and quantum optical properties of high-Q microresonators”*special seminar for Université de Bourgogne (2009)

6. Nonclassical states of light via four-wave mixing in Rb vapor , Invited seminar for National Institute for Standard and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD (2011)

7. “Quantum Nanophotonics” Invited seminar for the School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK (August 2012)