Dr. Kevin L. Lear

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95 1. A N Al-Omari and K L Lear, “Fabrication and performance of bottom-emitting flip-chip bonded 980 nm vertical-cavity lasers with copper- and indium-plated heat-sinks”,Semicond. Sci. Technol. vol. 26, id 125020, DOI:10.1088/0268-1242/26/12/125020, December 2011 2011
94 2. W. Wang, D.W. Kisker, D.H. Thamm, H. Shao and K.L. Lear “Optofluidic Intracavity Spectroscopy of Canine Hemangiosarcoma”, IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering, DOI:10.1109/TBME.2010.2045893 , April 2011. 2011
93 3. A.N. Al-Omari and K.L. Lear, “High-speed 980 nm vertical cavity surface emitting lasers with a multi-oxide layer structure for single-mode operation”, IET Optoelectronics, vol. 5, pp. 57-61, DOI: 10.1049/iet-opt.2009.0059, April 2011. 2011
92 4. Z. Zhong, M.L. Fritzsche, S.B. Pieper, T.K. Wood, K.L. Lear, D.S. Dandy, K.F. Reardon, “Fiber Optic Monooxygenase Biosensor for Toluene Concentration Measurement in Aqueous Samples”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 26, pp. 2407-2412, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2010.10.021, January 2011. 2011
91 5. RJ. Yan, N.S. Lynn, L.C. Kingry, ZJ. Yi, R.A. Slayden, D.S. Dandy and K.L. Lear, “Waveguide biosensor with integrated detector array for tuberculosis testing”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 98, id 013702, DOI:10.1063/1.3520142, January 2011 2011
90 Z. Zhong, M.L. Fritzsche, S.B. Pieper, T.K. Wood, K.L. Lear, D.S. Dandy, K.F. Reardon, “Fiber Optic Monooxygenase Biosensor for Toluene Concentration Measurement in Aqueous Samples”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 26, pp. 2407-2412, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2010.10.021, January 2011 (accepted during 2010). 2010
89 W. Wang, D.W. Kisker, D.H. Thamm, H. Shao and K.L. Lear "Optofluidic Intracavity Spectroscopy of Canine Hemangiosarcoma", IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering, DOI:10.1109/TBME.2010.2045893 , 2010, in press 2010
88 R. Safaisini, J. Joseph and K.L. Lear, "Scalable High-CW-Power High-Speed 980-nm VCSEL Arrays", IEEE J. Quantum Electronics, vol. 46, pp. 1590-1596, DOI:10.1109 /JQE.2010.2053917, November 2010 2010
87 C. Thangaraj, R. Pownall, P. Nikkel, GW Yuan, K.L. Lear, and T. Chen, "Fully CMOS-Compatible On-Chip Optical Clock Distribution & Recovery", IEEE Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, vol. 17, pp. 1385-1398, DOI:10.1109/TVLSI.2009.2024206, October 2010 2010
86 R. Pownall, C. Thangaraj, GW. Yuan, P. Nikkel, T.W. Chen and K.L. Lear, "CMOS optoelectronic components for clock distribution", Microelectronic Engineering, vol. 87 pp. 1838-1845, DOI:10.1016/j.mee.2009.10.051, October 2010 2010
85 R. Pownall, J. Kindt, P. Nikkel and K.L. Lear, “AC Performance of Polysilicon Leaky-Mode MSM Photodetectors”, IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technology, vol. 28 pp. 2724 – 2729, DOI:10.1109/JLT.2010.2063016, 15 September 2010 2010
84 W. Wang and K. L. Lear, “A cell lens model for transverse modes in optofluidic intracavity spectroscopy transverse mode spectra”, IEEE J. Special Topics in Quantum Electronics (special issue on Biophotonics), vol. 16, pp. 946-953, DOI:10.1109/JSTQE.2009.2035363, July/August 2010 2010
83 M.D. Stephens, GW. Yuan, K.L. Lear and D.S. Dandy, “Optical and physical characterization of a local evanescent array coupled biosensor: Use of evanescent field perturbations for multianalyte sensing”, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, vol. 145, pp. 769-774, DOI:10.1016/j.snb.2010.01.046, 19 March 2010 2010
82 RJ. Yan, N.S. Lynn, L.C. Kingry, ZJ. Yi, R.A. Slayden, D.S. Dandy and K.L. Lear, “Waveguide biosensor with integrated detector array for tuberculosis testing”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 98, id 013702, DOI:10.1063/1.3520142, January 2011 (accepted during 2010). 2010
81 7. RJ. Yan, S.P. Mestas, GW. Yuan, R. Safaisini, and K.L. Lear, “Response of local evanescent array-coupled biosensors to organic nanofilms”, IEEE J. Special Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 15, pp. 1469–1477, DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2009.2017207, September/October 2009. 2009
80 8. A.N. Al-Omari, I.K. Al-Kofahi, and K.L. Lear, “Fabrication, performance and parasitic parameter extraction of 850nm high-speed vertical-cavity lasers”, Semiconductor Science & Technology, vol. 24, id. 095024 (8pp), DOI: 10.1088/0268-1242/24/9/095024, August 2009. 2009
79 9. RJ. Yan, S.P. Mestas, G. Yuan, R. Safaisini, D.S. Dandy, and K.L. Lear, “Label-free silicon photonic biosensor system with integrated detector array”, Lab on a Chip, vol. 9, pp. 2163–2168, DOI: 10.1039/b902111f, August 2009. (Article highlighted on cover and promoted as a “hot article”.) 2009
78 10. R. Safaisini, J.R. Joseph, G. Dang, and K.L. Lear, “Scalable high-power, high-speed CW VCSEL arrays”, Electronics Letters, vol. 45, pp. 414-415, DOI: 10.1049/el.2009.3353, April 2009. 2009
77 6. C. Thangaraj, R. Pownall, P. Nikkel, GW Yuan, K.L. Lear, and T. Chen, “Fully CMOS-Compatible On-Chip Optical Clock Distribution & Recovery”, Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, vol. 17, pp. ????, DOI: 10.1109/TVLSI.2009.2024206, December 2009, in press. 2009
76 R. Pownall, C. Thangaraj, GW. Yuan, P. Nikkel, T.W. Chen and K.L. Lear, "CMOS optoelectronic components for clock distribution", Microelectronic Engineering, DOI:10.1016/j.mee.2009.10.051, in press. 2009
75 R. Yan, G. Yuan, M. D. Stephens, X. He, C.S. Henry, D.S. Dandy, and K.L. Lear, "Evanescent field response to immunoassay layer thickness on planar waveguides", Applied Physics Letters, vol.93, id 101110, DOI: 10.1063/1.2981212, September 2008 2008
74 R. Safaisini, J.R. Joseph, D. Louderback, X. Jin, and K.L. Lear, "Temperature Dependence of 980-nm Oxide-Confined VCSEL Dynamics", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 20, pp. 1273-1275, DOI: 10.1109/LPT.2008.926564, July 2008 2008
73 H. Shao, W. Wang, S.E. Lana, and K. L. Lear, "Optofluidic Intracavity Spectroscopy of Canine Lymphoma and Lymphocytes", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 20, pp. 493-495, DOI: 10.1109/LPT.2008.918252, April 2008. 2008
72 S. Pieper, S. Mestas, K.L. Lear, Z. Zhong, K.F. Reardon, "Phosphorescence Characteristics of Ruthenium Complex as an Optical Transducer for Biosensors", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 92, id 081915, DOI: 10.1063/1.2885082, February 2008 2008
71 R. Pownall, G.W. Yuan, T.W. Chen, P. Nikkel, and K.L. Lear, "Geometry Dependence of CMOS Compatible, Polysilicon, Leaky-Mode Photodetectors", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 2007 (in press). 2007
70 4. R. Pownall, G.W. Yuan, T.W. Chen, P. Nikkel, and K.L. Lear, "Geometry Dependence of CMOS Compatible, Polysilicon, Leaky-Mode Photodetectors", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 19, pp. 513-515, April 2007. 2007
69 A. Al-Omari and K.L. Lear, "Low current density, inverted polarity, high speed, top emitting 850nm VCSELs", IET Optoelectronics, vol. 1, pp. 221-225, October 2007. 2007
68 S. Pieper, S. Mestas, K.L. Lear, Z. Zhong, K.F. Reardon, "Phosphorescence Characteristics of Ruthenium Complex as an Optical Transducer for Biosensors", accepted to appear in Applied Physics Letters, 2008. 2007
67 H. Shao, D. Kumar, and K. L. Lear, "Single Cell Detection Using Optofluidic Intracavity Spectroscopy", IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 6, pp. 1543-1550, December 2006. 2006
66 G.W. Yuan, R. Pownall, P. Nikkel, C. Thangaraj, T.W. Chen, and K.L. Lear, "Characterization of CMOS compatible, waveguide coupled leaky-mode photodetectors", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, pp. 1657-1659, August, 2006. 2006
65 A. Al-Omari, G. P. Carey , S. Hallstein, J. P. Watson, G. Dang, and K. L. Lear, "Low Thermal Resistance, High Speed, Top Emitting 980nm VCSELs", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, pp. 1225-1227, June, 2006. 2006
64 A. Al-Omari and K. L. Lear, "Dielectric Characteristics of Spin-Coated Films Using On- Wafer Parallel-Plate Capacitors at Microwave Frequencies", IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 12, pp. 1151-1161, December, 2005. 2005
63 G.W. Yuan, K.L. Lear, M.D. Stephens, and D.S. Dandy, "Characterization of a 90° waveguide bend using near-field scanning optical microscopy", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 87, ID: 191107, November, 2005. 2005
62 G.W. Yuan, M.D. Stephens, D.S. Dandy, and K.L. Lear, "Direct imaging of transient interference in a single mode waveguide using NSOM", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 17, pp. 2382-2384, November, 2005. 2005
61 A. Al-Omari and K. L. Lear, "VCSELs with a Self-Aligned Contact and Copper-Plated Heatsink", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 17, pp. 1767-1769, September, 2005. 2005
60 H. Shao, D. Kumar, S. Feld, and K. L. Lear, "Fabrication of a Fabry-Perot Cavity in a Microfluidic Channel Using Thermocompressive Gold Bonding of Glass Substrates", IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 15, pp. 756-762, August, 2005. 2005
59 G.W. Pickrell, D.A. Louderback, M.A. Fish, J.J. Hindi, H.C. Lin, M.C. Simpson, P. S. Guilfoyle, and K. L. Lear, "Compositional Grading in Distributed Bragg Reflectors, Using Discrete Alloys, in Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers", Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 280, pp. 54-59, June 2005. 2005
58 S. Al-Sowayan and K. L. Lear, "Data Pattern Dependence of VCSEL Far-Field Distributions", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 16, pp. 2215-2217, October, 2004. 2004
57 A. Al-Omari and K. L. Lear, "Polyimide Planarized, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers with 17.0 GHz Bandwidth", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 16, pp. 969-971, April, 2004.  Read this online 2004
56 S. Kulkarni, J. Medberry, and K. L. Lear, "Evaluation of Non-uniform WDM Source Spacing for EDFA Gain Characterization", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 14, pp. 783-785, 2002. 2002
55 T. Maj, A. G. Kirk, D. V. Plant, J. F. Ahadian, C. G. Fonstad, K. L. Lear, K. Tatah, M. S. Robinson, and J. A. Trezza, "Interconnection of a two-dimensional array of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers to a receiver array by means of a fiber image guide", Applied Optics, vol. 39, pp. 683-689, 2000. (cited 13 times) 2000
54 G. E. Giudice, D. V. Kuksenkov, H. Temkin, and K. L. Lear, " Differential carrier lifetime in oxide-confined vertical cavity lasers obtained from electrical impedance measurements", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 74, pp. 899-901, 1999. 1999
53 J. Beringer, K. Borer, R. K. Mommesen, R. B. Nickerson, A. R. Weiberg, E. Monnier, H. Q. Hou, K. L. Lear, "Radiation hardness and lifetime studies of LEDs and VCSELs for the optical readout of the ATLAS SCT", Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Section A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment), vol. 435, pp. 375-392, 1999. 1999
52 P. A. Roos, J. L. Carlsten, D. C. Kilper, K. L. Lear, "Diffraction from oxide confinement apertures in vertical-cavity lasers", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 75, pp. 754-756, 1999. 1999
51 T. B. Boykin, R. C. Bowen, G. Klimeck, K. L. Lear, "Resonant-tunneling diodes with emitter prewells", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 75, pp. 1302-1304, 1999. 1999
50 A. H. Paxton, R. F. Carson, H. Schone, E. W. Taylor, K. D. Choquette, H. Q. Hou, K. L. Lear, and M. E. Warren, "Damage from proton irradiation of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers", IEEE Trans. on Nuclear Science, vol. 44, pp. 1893-1897, 1997. 1997
49 D. C. Kilper, P. A. Roos, J. L. Carlsten, K. L. Lear, "Squeezed light generated by a microcavity laser", Physical Review A, vol. 55, pp. R3323-R3326, 1997. (cited 41 times) 1997
48 K. L. Lear, H. Q. Hou, J. J. Banas, B. E. Hammons, J. Furioli, M. Osinski, "Vertical cavity lasers on p-doped substrates", Electron. Lett., vol. 33, pp. 783-784, 1997. 1997
47 O. Blum, J. F. Klem, K. L Lear, G. A. Vawter, and S. R. Kurtz, "Optically pumped, monlithic, all epitaxial 1.56 um vertical cavity surface emitting laser using Sb-based reflectors," Electronics Letters, vol. 33, pp. 1878-1879, 1997. (cited 16 times) 1997
46 W. W. Chow, K. D. Choquette, M. H. Crawford, K. L. Lear and G. R. Hadley, "Design, Fabrication, and Performance of Infrared and Visible Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers," IEEE J. of Quant. Elec., vol. 33, pp. 1810-1824, 1997. (cited 72 times) 1997
45 D. V. Kuksenkov, H. Temkin, K. L. Lear and H. Q. Hou, "Spontaneous Emission Factor in Oxide-Confined Vertical-Cavity Lasers," K. L. Lear, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 70, pp. 13- 15, 1997. 1997
44 V.M. Hietala, K.L. Lear, M.G. Armendariz, C.P. Tigges, H.Q. Hou, J.C. Zolper, "Electrical characterization and application of very high speed vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs)", IEEE/MTT-S Intl. Microwave Symp. Digest, vol. 1, pp. 355 - 358, June, 1997. 1997
43 O. Blum, K. L Lear, H. Q. Hou, M. E. Warren, "Buried Refractive Microlenses Formed by Selective Oxidation of AlGaAs," Electronics Letters, vol. 32, pp. 1406-1408, 1996. 1996
42 K. L. Lear, R. P Schneider, Jr., K. D. Choquette, and S. P. Kilcoyne, "Index Guiding Dependent Effects in Implant and Oxide Confined Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers," Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 8, pp. 740-743, 1996. (cited 24 times) 1996
41 K. L. Lear and R. P. Schneider, Jr., "Uniparabolic Mirror Grading for Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 68, pp. 605-607, 1996. (cited 29 times) 1996
40 G. R. Hadley, K. L. Lear, M. E. Warren and K. D. Choquette, "Comprehensive Numerical Modeling of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers," J. Quant. Elec., vol. 32, pp. 607-616, 1996. (cited 82 times) 1996
39 K. D. Choquette, H. Q. Hou, K. L. Lear, H. C. Chui, K. M. Geib, A. Mar, B. E. Hammons, " Self-pulsing oxide-confined vertical-cavity lasers with ultralow operating current " Electronics Letters, vol. 32, pp. 459-460, 1996. (cited 12 times) 1996
38 K. L. Lear, A. Mar, K. D. Choquette, S. P. Kilcoyne, R. P. Schneider, Jr., and K. M. Geib, "High-Frequency Modulation Of Oxide-Confined Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers," Electron. Lett., vol. 32, pp. 457-458, 1996. (cited 64 times) 1996
37 K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, R. P. Schneider, Jr., K. M. Geib, J. J. Figiel, R. Hull, "Fabrication and Performance of Selectively Oxidized Vertical-Cavity Lasers," Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 7, pp. 1237-1239, November, 1995. (cited 50 times) 1995
36 O. Blum, M. J. Hafich, J. F. Klem, K. L Lear, and C. Sng, "Electrical and optical characteristics of AlAsSb/GaAsSb Distributed Bragg Reflectors for Surface-Emitting Lasers", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 67, pp. 3233-3235, November, 1995. (cited 12 times) 1995
35 K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, R. P. Schneider, Jr., and K. M. Geib, "Cavity Characteristics of Selectively Oxidized Vertical-Cavity Lasers," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 66, pp. 3413- 3415, 1995. (cited 50 times) 1995
34 K. L. Lear, K. D. Choquette, R. P. Schneider, and S. P. Kilcoyne, "Modal Analysis of a Small Surface Emitting Laser With a Selectively Oxidized Waveguide," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 66, pp. 2616-2618, 1995. (cited 51 times) 1995
33 K. L. Lear, K. D. Choquette, R. P. Schneider, S. P. Kilcoyne, and K. M. Geib, "Selectively Oxidized Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers with 50% Power Conversion Efficiency," Electron. Lett. , vol. 31, pp. 208-209, 1995. (cited 209 times) 1995
32 R. P. Schneider, M. H. Crawford, K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, S. P. Kilcoyne, J. J. Figiel, "Improved AlGaInP-based red (670-690 nm) surface emitting laser with a novel C-doped short-cavity epitaxial design", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 67, pp. 329-331, July, 1995. 1995
31 M. H. Crawford, R. P. Schneider, K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, "Temperature-dependent characteristics and single-mode performance of AlGaInP-based 670-690 nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers", Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 7, pp. 724-726, July, 1995. 1995
30 K. D. Choquette, R. P. Schneider, Jr., K. L. Lear, and R. E. Leibenguth, "Gain-dependent polarization properties of vertical-cavity lasers", IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Quantum. Electronics, vol. 1, pp. 661-666, June, 1995. (cited 102 times) 1995
29 B. Lu, W. L. Lou, C. Hains, J. Cheng, R. P. Schneider, K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, S. P. Kilcoyne, and J. C. Zolper, "High-Efficiency and High-Power Vertical-Cavity Surface- Emitting Laser Designed for Cryogenic Applications," Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 7, pp. 447- 448, May, 1995. 1995
28 M. H. Crawford, R. P. Schneider, K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, S.P. Kilcoyne, and J.J. Figiel, "High-efficiency AlGaInP-based 660-680 nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers", Electronics Letters, vol. 31, pp. 196-198, Febuary, 1995. 1995
27 O. Blum, M. E. Warren, T. C. Du, K. L Lear, R. P. Schneider, R.F. Carson, G. Robinson, F.H. Peters, "Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers with Integrated Refractive Microlenses," Electronics Letters, vol. 31, pp. 44-45, January, 1995. 1995
26 P. L. Gourley, K. L. Lear, and R. P. Schneider, "A different mirror ... -- surface-emitting lasers", IEEE Spectrum, vol. 31, pp. 31-37, 1994. 1994
25 K. L. Lear, R. P. Schneider, K. D. Choquette, S. P. Kilcoyne, J. J. Figiel and J. C. Zolper, "Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers with 21% Efficiency by Metalorganic Vapor Phase Epitaxy," Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 6, pp. 1053-1055, 1994. (cited 40 times) 1994
24 K. L. Lear, S. P. Kilcoyne and S. A. Chalmers, "High Power Conversion Efficiencies and Scaling Issues for Multi-Mode Vertical-Cavity Top-Surface-Emitting Lasers," Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 6, pp. 778-781, 1994. (cited 13 times) 1994
23 R. P. Schneider, J. A. Lott, K. L. Lear, K. D. Choquette, M. H. Crawford, S. P. Kilcoyne, J. J. Figiel, "Metalorganic Vapor-Phase Epitaxial-Growth of Red and Infrared Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser-Diodes", J. of Crystal Growth , vol. 145, pp. 838-845, December, 1994. 1994
22 M. K. Hibbs-Brenner, R. P. Schneider, R. A. Morgan, R. A. Walterson, J. A. Lehman, E. L. Kalweit, J. A. Lott, K. L. Lear, K. D. Choquette, H. Juergensen, " Metalorganic Vapor-Phase Epitaxial-Growth of Red and Infrared Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser-Diodes ", Microelectronics Journal , vol. 25, pp. 747-755, November, 1994. 1994
21 K. D. Choquette, R. P. Schneider, K. L. Lear, K. M. Geib, "Low-Threshold Voltage Vertical- Cavity Lasers Fabricated by Selective Oxidation", Electron. Lett. , vol. 30, pp. 2043-2044, November, 1994. (cited 168 times) 1994
20 R. E. Carnahan, K. P. Martin, R. J. Higgins, B. G. Park, E. Wolak, K. L. Lear, and J. S. Harris, Jr., "Gamma-X Intervalley Tunneling in a GaAs Alas Resonant-Tunneling Diode Under Uniaxial-Stress", Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 9, pp. 500-503, May, 1994. 1994
19 K. D. Choquette, K. L. Lear, R. E. Leibenguth, M. T. Asom, "Polarization Modulation of Cruciform Vertical-Cavity Laser-Diodes", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 64, pp. 2767-2769, May, 1994. (cited 50 times) 1994
18 B. Lu, P. Zhou, Y. C. Lu, J. Cheng, R. E. Leibenguth, A. C. Adams, J. L. Zilko, K. L. Lear, J. C. Zolper, S. A. Chalmers, G. A. Vawter, " Binary Optical Switch and Programmable Optical Logic Gate Based on the Integration of GaAs/AlGaAs Surface-Emitting Lasers and Heterojunction Phototransistors ", Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 6, pp. 398-401, March, 1994. 1994
17 R. P. Schneider, K. D. Choquette, J. A. Lott, K. L. Lear, J. J. Figiel, K. J. Malloy, "Efficient Room-Temperature Continuous-Wave AlGaInP/AlGaAs Visible (670 nm) Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser-Diodes", Photonics Technology Letters , vol. 6, pp. 313-316, March, 1994. (cited 19 times) 1994
16 B. Lu, Y. C. Lu, J. Cheng, R. E. Leibenguth, A. C. Adams, J. L. Zilko, J. C. Zolper, K. L. Lear, S. A. Chalmers, G. A. Vawter, " Reconfigurable Binary Optical Routing Switches with Fan-Out Based on the Integration of GaAs/AlGaAs Surface-Emitting Lasers and Heterojunction Phototransistors", Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 6, pp. 222-226, Febuary,1994. (cited 12 times) 1994
15 (Invited) K.L Lear, "Technologies for Highly Parallel Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits", 16th Annual Gallium Arsenide Integrated Circuit (GaAs IC) Symposium Technical Digest, pp. 201-6, October, 1994. 1994
14 K. L. Lear and S. A. Chalmers, "High Single-Mode Power Conversion Efficiency Vertical- Cavity Top-Surface-Emitting Lasers," Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 5, pp. 972-974, 1993. 1993
13 K. L. Lear, S. A. Chalmers and K. P. Killeen, "Low Threshold Voltage Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser," Electron. Lett., vol. 29, pp. 584-585, 1993. (cited 19 times) 1993
12 P. Zhou, J. Cheng, J. C. Zolper, K. L. Lear, S. A. Chalmers, G. A. Vawter, R. E. Leibenguth, A. C. Adams, "Monolithic Optoelectronic Switch Based on the Integration of a GaAs/AlGaAs Heterojunction Bipolar-Transistor and a GaAs Vertical-Cavity Surface- Emitting Laser", Photon. Tech. Lett. , vol. 5, pp. 1035-1038, September, 1993. (cited 10 times) 1993
11 S.A. Chalmers, K.L. Lear, K.P. Killeen, "Low resistance wavelength-reproducible p-type (Al, Ga)As distributed bragg reflectors grown by molecular-beam epitaxy", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 62, pp. 1585-1587, April 5, 1993. (cited 33 times) 1993
10 M. E. Warren, P. L. Gourley, G. R. Hadley, G. A. Vawter, T. M. Brennan, B. E. Hammons, K. L. Lear, "On-Axis Far-Field Emission From 2-Dimensional Phase-Locked Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Arrays with an Integrated Phase-Corrector ", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 61, pp. 1484-1486, September, 1992. (cited 26 times) 1992
9 J. J. L. Rascol, K. P. Martin, R. E. Carnahan, R. J. Higgins, L. Cury, J. C. Portal, B. G. Park, E. Wolak, K. L. Lear, J. S. Harris, Jr., " Ballistic Electron Contributions In Vertically Integrated Resonant Tunneling Diodes ", Superlattices and Microstructures, vol. 10, pp. 175- 178, 1991. 1991
8 J. J. L. Rascol, K. P. Martin, R. E. Carnahan, R. J. Higgins, L. Cury, J. C. Portal, B. G. Park, E. Wolak, K. L. Lear, J. S. Harris, Jr., "Influence of Ballistic Electrons on the Device Characteristics of Vertically Integrated Resonant Tunneling Diodes", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 58, pp. 1482-1484, April, 1991. 1991
7 G. R. Olbright, R. P. Bryan, K. Lear, T. M. Brennan, G. Poirier, Y. H. Lee, J. L. Jewell, "Cascadable Laser Logic Devices - Discrete Integration of Phototransistors with Surface- Emitting Laser-Diodes", Electronics Letters, vol. 27, pp. 216-217, January, 1991. (cited 32 times) 1991
6 D. G. Hill, K. L. Lear and J. S. Harris, Jr., "Two Selective Etching Solutions For GaAs on InGaAs and GaAs/AlGaAs on InGaAs," J. Electrochem. Soc. vol 137, pp. 2912, 1990. (cited 10 times) 1990
5 E. Wolak, B. G. Park, K. L. Lear, J. S. Harris, Jr., "Variation of The Spacer Layer Between 2 Resonant Tunneling Diodes", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 55, pp. 1871-1873, October 1989. (cited 13 times) 1989
4 K. L. Lear, W. S. Lee and J. S. Harris, Jr., "Experimental Dependence of Resonant Tunnel Diode Current On Accumulation Layer Band Profiles," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (abstract only), vol. 36, pp. 2619, 1989. 1989
3 J. M. Owens, D. J. Halchin, K. L. Lear, W. S. Lee and J. S. Harris, Jr., "Microwave Characteristics Of MBE Grown Resonant Tunneling Devices", IEEE/MTT-S Intl. Microwave Symp. Digest, vol. 1, pp. 471, June, 1989. 1989
2 E. S. Hellman, K. L. Lear and J. S. Harris, Jr., "Limit Cycle Oscillation In Negative Differential Resistance Devices," J. Appl. Phys. vol. 64, pp. 2798, 1988. (cited 10 times) 1988
1 E. Wolak, K. L. Lear, P. M. Pitner, E. S. Hellman, B. G. Park, T. Weil, J. S. Harris, Jr., D. Thomas, "Elastic-Scattering Centers in Resonant Tunneling Diodes", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 53, pp. 201-203, July, 1988. (cited 43 times) 1988
 
  Refereed Chapters in Books Top
1 K.F. Reardon, Z. Zhong, and K.L. Lear. 2009. Environmental applications of photoluminescence-based biosensors. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. In press. 2009
 
  Refereed Conference Proceedings Top
26 RJ. Yan, S.P. Mestas, GW. Yuan, and K.L. Lear, "High Sensitivity Local Evanescent Array Coupled Biosensors", accepted for presentation at CLEO 2009 paper CTuCC5, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2, 2009. 2009
25 R. Safaisini, J.R. Joseph, G. Dang, and K.L. Lear, "Uniform High Bandwidth, High CW Power VCSEL Arrays", accepted for presentation at CLEO 2009 paper CMSS4, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1, 2009. 2009
24 S.B. Pieper, S.P. Mestas, Z. Zhong, K.F. Reardon, K.L. Lear, "Temperature Dependence of Oxygen Sensitive Transducer", accepted for presentation at CLEO/QELS 2008, San Jose, California, May 4-9, 2008. 2008
23 Z. Zhong, M. Fritzsche, S. Pieper, W. Wang, T. K. Wood, K. L. Lear, D. S. Dandy, and K.F. Reardon, "Measurement of Toluene and Trichloroethylene Using Oxygenase-Based Fiber-Optic Biosensors", accepted for presentation at AIChE Annual Meeting, paper 130815, Philadelphi, Pennsylvania, November 16-21, 2008. 2008
22 G. Yuan, M. D. Stephens, D. S. Dandy, and K. L. Lear, "Directly detecting thin polymer and organic adlayers using a local evanescent-field array coupled waveguide sensor", Integrated Optics, Devices, Materials, and Technologies XI in Photonics West 2007 (SPIE), paper 6475-5, San Jose, CA, January 20-25, 2007. 2007
21 V. V. Doan, G. P. Carey, H. Zhou, A. Moorandian, I. Jenks, A. Lewis, and K. L. Lear, "Reliability of 980-nm lasers diode based on Novalux extended cavity surface-emitting laser (NECSEL) concept", Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers VIII in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5364, p. 190-200, 2004. 2004
20 E.M. Strzelecka, J.G. McInerney, A.Mooradian, A.Lewis, A.V. Shchegrov, D.Lee, J.P. Watson, K.W. Kennedy, G.P. Carey, H. Zhou, W. Ha, B.D. Cantos, W.R. Hitchens, D.L. Heald, V.V. Doan, K.L. Lear, "High-power high-brightness 980-nm lasers based on the extended cavity surface emitting lasers concept", High-Power Fiber and Semiconductor Lasers in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 4993, pp. 57-67, 2003. 2003
19 J.G. McInerney, A.Mooradian, A.Lewis, A.V. Shchegrov, E.M. Strzelecka, D.Lee, J.P. Watson, M.K. Liebman, G.P. Carey, A.Umbrasas, C.A. Amsden, B.D. Cantos, W.R. Hitchens, D.L. Heald, V.V. Doan, J. L. Cannon, K.L. Lear, "High-brightness 980-nm pump lasers based on the Novalux extended cavity surface-emitting laser (NECSEL) concept", Laser Diodes, Optoelectronic Devices, and Heterogenous Integration in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 4947, pp. 240-251, 2003. 2003
18 R.F. Carson, T.L. Hardin, M.E. Warren, K.L. Lear, M.L. Lovejoy, P.K. Seigal, D.C. Craft, P.J. Enquist, "Low-power multichip module and board-level links for data transfer", Optoelectronic Interconnects and Packaging IV in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 3005, pp. 99-109, 1997. 1997
17 H.Q. Hou, K.D. Choquette, B.E Hammons, W.G. Breiland, M. H. Crawford, K. L. Lear, "Highly uniform and reproducible visible to near-infrared vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers grown by MOVPE", Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 3003, pp. 34-45, 1997. 1997
16 K.L. Lear, V.M. Hietala, H.Q. Hou, M. Ochiai, J.J. Banas, B.E. Hammons, J. Zolper, S.P. Kilcoyne, "Small and large signal modulation of 850 nm oxide-confined vertical cavity surface emitting lasers", Advances in Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers in series OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol. 15, pp. 69--74, 1997. (cited 22 times) 1997
15 D. C. Kilper, P. A. Roos, J. L. Carlsten, K.L. Lear, "Quantum Spatial-Mode Intensity-Noise Correlation in Oxide-Confined, Vertical-Cavity Lasers", Advances in Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers in series OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol. 15, pp. 83--87, 1997. 1997
14 K.L. Lear, V.M. Hietala, H.Q. Hou, J. Banas, B.E. Hammons, J. Zolper, S.P. Kilcoyne, "High-speed 850 nm oxide-confined vertical cavity surface emitting lasers", Ultrafast Electronics and Optoelectronics in series OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol. 13, May, 1997. 1997
13 (Invited) K.L. Lear, H.Q. Hou, V.M. Hietala, K.D. Choquette, R.P., Schneider, Jr., "Engineering high-performance vertical cavity lasers", 1996 Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices. Proceedings (COMMAD), pp.33-41, December, 1996. 1996
12 R.F. Carson, M.L. Lovejoy, K.L. Lear, M.E. Warren, P.K. Seigal, G.A. Patrizi, S.P. Kilcoyne, and D.C. Craft, "Low-power modular parallel photonic data links"; Proceedings of the 46th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, pp. 321--326, May, 1996. 1996
11 K. L. Lear, S.P. Kilcoyne, R. P. Schneider, J.A. Nevers, "Life-testing oxide confined VCSELs: too good to last?", Optical mirro facet strength of cw-operated separate confinement hterostructure laser diodes in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 2683, pp.114- 122, April, 1996. 1996
10 R.F. Carson, M.L. Lovejoy, K.L. Lear, M.E. Warren, P.K. Seigal, D.C. Craft, S.P. Kilcoyne, G.A. Patrizi, O. Blum, "Low-power approaches for parallel free-space photonic interconnects", Optoelectronic Interconnects and Packaging in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. CR62, pp. 35-63, 1996 1996
9 G.R. Hadley, K.L. Lear, M.E. Warren, K.D. Choquette, J.W. Scott, S.W. Corzine, "Comprehensive numerical model for cw vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers", Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices III in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 2399, pp. 336-347, 1995. 1995
8 K.D. Choquette, K.L. Lear, R.P. Schneider, Jr., R.E. Leibenguth, J.J. Figiel, S.P. Kilcoyne, M.H. Crawford, J.C. Zolper, "Polarization characteristics, control, and modulation of vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers", Laser Diodes and Applications in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 2382, pp. 125-136, 1995. 1995
7 M.E. Warren, T.Du, J.R. Wendt, G.A.Vawter, R.F. Carson, K.L. Lear, S.P. Kilcoyne, R.P. Schneider, Jr., J.C. Zolper, "Integration of diffractive lenses with addressable verticalcavity laser arrays", Circular-Grating Light-Emitting Sources in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 2398, pp.12-20, 1995. 1995
6 L. Bo, W.-L. Lou, J. Cheng, R.P. Schneider, R.P. Kilcoyne, K.L. Lear, J.C. Zolper, "High performance GaAs/AlGaAs vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers designed for cryogenic applications", Proceedings of the 45th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, pp. 949--951, May, 1995. 1995
5 R.F. Carson, M.L. Lovejoy, K.L. Lear, M.E. Warren, O. Blum, S.P. Kilcoyne, T. Du, P.K. Seigal, D.C. Craft, B.H. Rose, , "Low-power, parallel photonic interconnections for multi-chip module applications", Proceedings of the 45th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, pp. 380-386, May, 1995. 1995
4 M.E. Warren, K.L. Lear, P.L. Gourley, G.R. Hadley, J.A. Lott, G.A. Vawter, S. Chalmers, T.M. Brennan, B.E. Hammons, J.C. Zolper "Phase-locked arrays of vertical-cavity surfaceemitting lasers", Nonlinear Optics for High-Speed Electronics and Optical Frequency Conversion in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 2145, pp. 70-81, 1994. 1994
3 J. Cheng, P. Zhou, J.C. Zolper, K.L. Lear, G.A. Vawter, R.E. Leibenguth, A.C., "Reconfigurable optical switches with monolithic electrical-to-optical interfaces", Optoelectronic Interconnects II in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 2153, pp. 315-322, 1994. 1994
2 B.G. Park, E. Wolak, K.L. Lear, and J.S. Harris Jr., "Improved vertically integrated resonant tunneling diodes"; Electron Devices Meeting, 1989. Technical Digest, International, pp. 563 -566, December 3-6, 1989. 1989
1 K. L. Lear, K. Yoh and J. S. Harris, Jr., "Monolithic Integration Of GaAs/AlAs Resonant Tunnel Diode Load and GaAs Enhancement-Mode MESFET Drivers for Tunnel Diode FET Logic Gates", Proceedings of 15th Intl. Symp. on Gallium Arsenide and Related Compounds, vol. 96, pp. 593, 1988. 1988
 
  Non-Refereed Journal Articles / Chapters / Proceedings / Transactions Top
27 H. Shao, W. Wang, S.E. Lana, and K. L. Lear, "Optofluidic Intracavity Spectroscopy of Canine Lymphoma and Lymphocytes", accepted to appear in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 2008. 2007
26 RJ. Yan, S. Lynn, L. Kingry, R. Slayden, D. Dandy, and K. Lear, “An optical waveguide array biosensor for serology,” 47th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, 6 pages, 2010. Also published in Biomed Sci Instrum. 2010;46:45-50 2010
25 (Invited) K.L. Lear and RJ. Yan, "A photonic biosensor system on a CMOS chip", Silicon Photonics V in Photonics West 2010, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7606, p. 76060D, DOI: 10.1117/12.842960, 2010 2010
24 R. Pownall, C. Thangaraj, T.W. Chen, and K.L. Lear, "DC and AC performance of leaky mode MSM polysilicon photodetectors", Optical Components and Materials VII in Photonics West 2010 (SPIE), vol. 7598, p. 759811, DOI: 10.1117/12.843002, 2010. 2010
23 ZJ. Yi, Z. Zhong, K. Reardon, W. Wang, M. Katragadda, K.L. Lear, " A Multi-Channel Fiber Optic Photoluminescence System for Multiplex Biosensor Arrays ", Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications X in Photonics West 2010 (SPIE), vol. 7559, p. 75590T, DOI: 10.1117/12.842900, 2010 2010
22 RJ. Yan, L.C. Kingry, R.A. Slayden, and K.L. Lear, "Immunoassay demonstration using a local evanescent array coupled biosensor", Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications X in Photonics West 2010 (SPIE), vol. 7559, p. 75590D, DOI: 10.1117/12.842201, 2010 2010
21 W. Wang, D.H. Thamm, D.W. Kisker, and K.L. Lear, "Transverse mode analysis of optofluidic intracavity spectroscopy of canine hemangiosarcoma", Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications X in Photonics West 2010 (SPIE), vol. 7559, p. 75590C, DOI: 10.1117/12.842142, 2010 2010
20 A. N. Al-Omari, K. L. Lear and H. Hamad, "High-speed 980nm VCSELs with integrated distributed losses for mode control" in Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XIV in Photonics West 2010, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7615, p. 76150P, DOI: 10.1117/12.840554, 2010. 2010
19 R. Safaisini, K. Johnson, and K.L. Lear, "Thermal resistance reduction in 670nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers", Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XIV in Photonics West 2010 , Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7615, p. 76150L, DOI: 10.1117/12.842693, 2010 2010
18 J.R. Joseph, R. Safaisini, G. Dang, and K.L. Lear, "Non-mechanical beam steering of high-speed VCSEL arrays", Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers XIV in Photonics West 2010 , Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7615, p. 76150B, DOI: 10.1117/12.842735, 2010 2010
17 Z. Yi, RJ. Yan, R. Safaisini and K.L. Lear, "Optimization of waveguide thickness for local evanescence field shift detection," Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XV in Photonics West 2011, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7941, 2011, in press. 2010
16 J.D. Kindt, M. Naqbi, T. Kiljan, W. Fuller, W. Wang, D.W. Kisker and K.L. Lear, "Automated optical cell detection, sorting, and temperature measurements", Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues IX in Photonics West 2011, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7902, 2011, in press. 2010
15 W. Wang and K.L. Lear, "A potential individual cell malignancy indicator: focal length", Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems IX in Photonics West 2011, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7890, 2011, in press. 2010
14 K. L. Lear, RJ. Yan, S.P. Mestas, R. Safaisini, "An Integrated Photonic Waveguide Biosensor System on a Chip", to be presented at IEEE Semiconductor Conference Dresden, 2009 (IEEE), Dresden, Germany, April 29-30, 2009. 2009
13 G. Yuan, M. Stephens, D. Dandy, and K.L. Lear, "Direct detecting thin polymer and organic adlayers using a local evanescent-field array coupled waveguide sensor," Devices, Materials, and Technologies XI in Photonics West 2007 (SPIE), San Jose, CA, vol6475, January 20-25, 2007. 2007
12 C. Thangaraj, K. Stephenson, T. Chen, K. Lear, A.M. Raza, "Design of clock recovery circuits for optical clocking in DSM CMOS", VLSI Circuits and Systems III in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 6590, p 65900F, 2007. 2007
11 G. Yuan and K.L. Lear, "Metrology of integrated waveguide devices and systems using near-field scanning optical microscopy", Symposium on Fiber Measurement (SOFM), paper I-4, Boulder, Colorado, September 18-20, 2006 2006
10 G. Yuan, M. Stephens, D.S. Dandy, and K.L. Lear, "Initial demonstration of a local, evanescent, array coupled biosensor", 4th IEEE International Conference on Sensors, paper B4P-G, Irvine, California, pp. 908-911, October 31, 2005 2005
9 H. Shao, D. Kumar, and K. L. Lear, "Single Cell Detection Capability of an Optofluidic Intracavity Spectroscopic Biosensor", 4th IEEE International Conference on Sensors, paper A2L-C, Irvine, California, pp. 183-186, October 31, 2005. 2005
8 A.N. Al-Omari and K.L. Lear, "Bottom-emitting flip-chip VCSEL structure with reduced constraints on modulation response", Conference on Photonic Devices and Algorithms for Computing VI in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5556, p. 199-205, 2004. 2004
7 A.M. Raza, G.W. Yuan, C.K. Thangaraj, T. Chen, and K.L. Lear, "Waveguide coupled CMOS photodetector for on-chip optical interconnects", Conference on Photonic Devices and Algorithms for Computing VI in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5556, p. 27-33, 2004. 2004
6 G.W. Yuan, M.D. Stephens, D.S. Dandy, and K.L. Lear, "Novel local evanescent field detection waveguide multianalyte biosensor", Optical Information Systems II in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5557, p. 140-146, 2004. 2004
5 H. Shao, D. Kumar, and K.L. Lear, "Microfludic passive cavity interferometer-based biosensor", Optical Information Systems II in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5557, p. 147-155, 2004. 2004
4 D. Kumar, H.Shao, and K.L. Lear, "Dependence of vertical cavity surface emitting laser diodes with integrated micro-fluidic channels on fluid refractive index", Optical Information Systems II in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5557, p. 156-161, 2004. 2004
3 A. N. Al-Omari and K. L. Lear, "High-speed polyimide-planarized vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers", Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers VIII in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5364, p. 73-79, 2004. 2004
2 S. Al-Sowayan and K. L. Lear, "Beam divergence angle distribution dependence on data pattern", Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers VIII in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5364, pp. 138-145, 2004. 2004
1 T. Yu, T. Ao, K. Hartinger, H. Shao, C.W. Wilmsen, K.L. Lear, K.M. Geib, S.A. Feld "Electrically pumped fluidic cavity (EPFC) VCSEL for the detection of biologic agents", Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers VII in series Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 4994, pp. 206-215, 2003. 2003
 
  Other (e.g.: Lab Texts, Book Reviews, Technical Reports, In-House Reports) Top
1 K.L. Lear and E.D. Jones, editors, Materials Research Society Bulletin special issue on VCSELs, vol. 27, no. 7, July 2002. 2002
 

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