Shastri Lab

Conferences


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2021

[Invited]
Panel discussion on hardware for AI
in Proc. SPIE 11804, Emerging Topics in Artificial Intelligence (ETAI) (2021, Aug.) paper 1180402.
D. Brunner, G. Volpe, V. J. Sorger, S. Gigan, B. J.Shastri, D. Markovic

[Tutorial]
Silicon photonics for artificial intelligence and neuromorphic computing
in Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), (2021, July) paper TuB1.1.
B. J. Shastri, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, B. A. Marquez, S. Shekhar, L. Chrostowski, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Neuromorphic photonic networks
in Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), (2021, June) paper Th5A.2
B. J. Shastri, S. Bilodeau, B. A. Marquez, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, L. Chrostowski, S. Shekhar, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Neuromorphic photonics for optical communication systems
in Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), (2021, June) paper M5B.1
C. Huang, T. Ferreira de Lima, S. Fujisawa, A. N. Tait, H.-T. Peng, B. J. Shastri, T. Wang, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Photonic neural networks applications
accepted in Proc. Photon. North (PN), (2021, June)
B. J. Shastri, C. Huang, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, and P. R. Prucnal

Linear optical quantum information processing via stacked micro-ring resonators
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), (2021, May) paper JTu3A.34
M. P. Pennacchietti, A. N. Tait, and B. J. Shastri

On-chip online learning and inference for photonic pattern recognition
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), (2021, May) paper SM1B.5
B. A. Marquez, Z. Guo, H. D. Morison, S. Shekhar, L. Chrostowski, P. R. Prucnal, and B. J. Shastri


2020

[Tutorial]
Neuromorphic photonics: current status and challenges
Proc. European Conf. Opt. Commun. (ECOC), (2020, Dec.) paper Tu4C-1
P. R. Prucnal, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, B. A. Marquez, and B. J. Shastri

Microring resonator based single qubit unitary for photonic quantum information processing
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), (2019, Sept.-Oct.) paper ThA1.3
M. P. Pennacchietti, A. N. Tait, and B. J. Shastri

A graphene-based synapse for photonic neural networks
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), (2019, Sept.-Oct.) paper TuA3.4
B. A. Marquez, H. Morison, Z. Guo, M. J. Filipovich, and B. J. Shastri

Training deep neural networks in situ with neuromorphic photonics
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), (2019, Sept.-Oct.) paper TuA3.2
M. J. Filipovich, Z. Guo, B. A. Marquez, H. D.Morison, and B. J. Shastri

Photonic long-short term memory neural networks with analog memory
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), (2019, Sept.-Oct.) paper TuA2.5
E. R. Howard, B. A. Marquez, and B. J. Shastri

Silicon photonic neural networks for chaos-based secure communication
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), (2019, Sept.-Oct.) paper TuA2.3
Y. Masson, B. A. Marquez, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
Silicon photonics for AI hardware
Proc. Adv. Photon. Congress (APC) (July, 2020) paper IM2A.2.
B. J. Shastri, B. A. Marquez, M. Filipovich, Z. Guo, E. R. Howard, H. Morison, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Silicon photonic neural networks and applications
Proc. Photon. North (PN) (2020, May) doi: 10.1109/PN50013.2020.9167001.
B. J. Shastri, B. A. Marquez, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, C. Huang, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Advances in neuromorphic photonics
Proc. SPIE 11283, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XXIV, SPIE OPTO, San Francisco, CA, USA (2020, Mar.) paper 1128314
B. J. Shastri, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. A. Marquez, H. T. Peng, C. Huang, V. J. Sorger, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Electro-optic perceptron towards 1018 MAC/J-efficient photonic neural networks
Proc. SPIE 1299, AI and Optical Data Sciences, SPIE OPTO, San Francisco, CA, USA (2020, Mar.) paper 112990D
R. Amin, M. Miscuglio, B. J. Shastri, P. R. Prucnal, and V. J. Sorger

[Post Deadline]
Demonstration of photonic neural network for fiber nonlinearity compensation in long-haul transmission systems
Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), San Diego, CA, USA (2020, Mar.) paper Th4C.6
C. Huang, S. Fujisawa, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, E. C. Blow, Y. Tian, S. Bilodeau, A. Jha, F. Yaman, H. Batshon, H.-T. Peng, B. J. Shastri, T. Wang, and P. R. Prucnal

Demonstration of multi-channel feedback control for on-chip microring weight banks
Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), San Diego, CA, USA (2020, Mar.) paper W3A.7
C. Huang, S. Bilodeau, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, P. Y. Ma, E. C. Blow, A. Jha, H.-T. Peng, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Real-time operation of silicon photonic neurons
Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), San Diego, CA, USA (2020, Mar.) paper M2K.4
T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, S. Bilodeau, A. N. Tait, H.-T. Peng, P. Y. Ma, E. C. Blow, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2019

[Invited]
Neuromorphic photonics for deep learning
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), San Antonio, TX, USA (2019, Sept.-Oct.) paper MD2.4
V. Bangari, B. A. Marquez, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, P. R. Prucnal, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
Neuromorphic photonic processor applications
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (2019, July) paper TuD3.3
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Neuromorphic silicon photonics on foundry and cryogenic platforms
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (2019, July) paper TuD3.2
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, J. Shainline, S. Buckley, A. McCaughan, M. A. Nahmias, H.-T. Peng, H. Miller, S. Nam, R. Mirin, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Keynote]
Advances in neuromorphic silicon photonics
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (2019, July) paper MD1.1
P. R. Prucnal, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
Multiwavlength neuromorphic silicon photonics
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & Quantum Electron. Conf. (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), Munich, Germany (2019, June) pp. jsi_3_1
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, and P. R. Prucnal

Enhancing SOI waveguide nonlinearities via microring resonators
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2019, May) paper SW3H.7
T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, M. A. Nahmias, S. Abbaslou, C. Huang, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Multiwavelength neuromorphic photonics
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2019, May) paper JM3M.3
P. R. Prucnal, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, and B. J. Shastri

Autaptic circuits of integrated laser neurons
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2019, May) paper SM3N.3
H.-T. Peng, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Advances in photonic neuromorphic computing
Proc. SPIE 10922, Smart Photonic and Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XXI, SPIE OPTO, San Francisco, CA, USA (2019, Mar.) paper 109220T
V. J. Sorger, J. K. George, A. Mehrabian, B. J. Shastri, T. El-Ghazawi, and P. R. Prucnal

Giant enhancement in signal contrast using integrated all-optical nonlinear thresholder
Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), San Diego, CA, USA (2019, Mar.) paper M3E.2
C. Huang, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. Jha, S. Abbaslou, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2018

Photonic neuromorphic processors and convolutional neural network accelerator
Cognitive Computing, Hanover, Germany (2018, Dec.)
J. K. George, A. Mehrabian, R. Amin, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, T. El-Ghazawi, P. R. Prucnal, and V. J. Sorger
Highest Expected Future Impact Prize

Temporal dynamics of an integrated photonic neuron
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Arlington, VA, USA (2018, Oct.) paper MC1.4
H.-T. Peng, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

A TeraMAC neuromorphic photonic processor
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Arlington, VA, USA (2018, Oct.) paper MC1.3
M. A. Nahmias, H.-T. Peng, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited Tutorial]
Photonics for neuromorphic computing
Proc. European Conf. Opt. Commun. (ECOC), Rome, Italy (2018, Sept.) paper Mo4I.1
P. R. Prucnal, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, and T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
Integrated neuromorphic photonics
Proc. SPIE 10721, Active Photonic Platforms X, SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering, San Diego, CA, USA (2018, Sep.) paper 107211M
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Microring weight banks for neuromorphic silicon photonics
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2018, May) paper STh3B
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Blind source separation in the physical layer
Proc. Conf. Inf. Sci. Syst. (CISS), Princeton, NJ, USA (2018, Mar.)
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, P. Y. Ma, M. P. Chang, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, P. Mittal, and P. R. Prucnal


2017

Reconfigurable analog photonic networks
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA (Oct. 2017) pp. 267–268
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Microring weight bank designs with improved channel density and tolerance 
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA (Oct. 2017) paper MA3.4, pp. 101–102
A. N. Tait, A. X. Wu, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Emergence of neuromorphic photonics
Proc. Adv. Photon. Congress (APC), New Orleans, LA, USA (2017, July) paper PTu3C.4
B. J. Shastri, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, and P. R. Prucnal

Application regime and distortion metric for multivariate RF photonics
Proc. IEEE Opt. Interconnects Conf. (OI), Santa Fe, NM, USA (2017, June) paper TuB.2, pp. 25–26
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. P. Chang, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Simultaneous excitatory and inhibitory dynamics in a graphene excitable laser
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2017, May) paper SF2L.6
P. Y. Ma*, B. J. Shastri*, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, and P. R. Prucnal [*equal contribution]

Silicon microring weight banks for multivariate RF photonics
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2017, May) paper SM1O.6
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. X. Wu, E. Zhou, M. P. Chang, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2016

Spike coded bit sequence generation using photonic excitable laser
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA (2016, Oct.) paper MF4.4, pp. 184–185
P. Y. Ma, B. J. Shastri, B. Wu, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, and P. R. Prucnal

Optical steganography communication using signal-carrying noise dispersion
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA (2016, Oct.) paper MB3.5, pp. 55–56
P. Y. Ma, B. Wu, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Silicon microring weight banks for multivariate RF photonics
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA (2016, Oct.) paper MA3.1, pp. 11–12
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. X. Wu, E. Zhou, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, M. P. Chang, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Emerging photonic hardware platforms
Adv. Photon. Congress (APC), Vancouver, BC, Canada (2016, Jul.) paper IW1B.1
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, and P. R. Prucnal

Passively synchronized Q-switched and simultaneous mode-locked dual-band Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber laser at 1.48- and 1.85-um using common graphene saturable absorber
Adv. Photon. Congress (APC), Vancouver, BC, Canada (2016, Jul.) paper SoTu1G.4
C. Jia, B. J. Shastri, N. Abdukerim, M. Rochette, P. R. Prucnal, L. Chen, and M. Saad

Physical modeling of photonic neural networks
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Newport Beach, CA, USA (2016, Jul.) paper WD2.6, pp. 222–223
T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Brain-inspired photonic hardware platforms
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Newport Beach, CA, USA (2016, Jul.) paper TuD4.3, pp. 181–182
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, and P. R. Prucnal

Demonstration of a silicon photonic neural network
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Newport Beach, CA, USA (2016, Jul.) paper MD4.4, pp. 72–73
A. N. Tait, E. Zhou, A. Wu, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal
IEEE Summer Topical Meeting Series Best Student Poster Award (First Place)

Demonstration of an O/E/O receiverless link in an integrated multi-channel laser neuron
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2016, Jun.) paper SM3G.8
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, L. Tolias, M. P. Chang, T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Long range secure key distribution over multiple amplified fiber spans based on environmental instabilities
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2016, Jun.) paper SF1F.4
B. Wu, Y.-K. Huang, S. Zhang, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Multi-channel microring weight bank control for reconfigurable analog photonic networks
Proc. IEEE Opt. Interconnects Conf. (OI), San Diego, CA, USA (2016, May) paper WC4, pp. 104–105
A. N. Tait, A. Wu, T. Ferreira de Lima, E. Zhou, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Silicon photonic weight bank control of integrated analog network dynamics
Proc. IEEE Opt. Interconnects Conf. (OI), San Diego, CA, USA (2016, May) paper TuP9, pp. 52–53
E. Zhou, A. N. Tait, A. Wu, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Coherent interactions in microring weight banks and impact on channel density
Proc. IEEE Opt. Interconnects Conf. (OI), San Diego, CA, USA (May, 2016)  paper TuP8, pp. 50–51
A. Wu, A. N. Tait, E. Zhou, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2015

Improved spectral sensing in cognitive radios using photonic-based principal component analysis
Proc. Int. Conf. on Signal Process. and Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia (2015, Dec.)
T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Graphene-based passively Q-switched Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber laser at 1480 nm
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Reston, VA, USA (2015, Oct.) paper TuI2.3, pp. 326–327
C. Jia, B. J. Shastri, M. Rochette, L. Chen, and M. Saad

Compact optical steganography based on amplified spontaneous emission noise
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Reston, VA, USA (2015, Oct.) paper MG1.3, pp. 250–251
B. Wu, M. P. Chang, B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, and P. R. Prucnal

Continuous control of microring weight banks
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Reston, VA, USA (2015, Oct.) paper MF4.2, pp. 411–412
A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, A. X. Wu, E. Zhou, E. C. Blow, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Balanced WDM weight banks for analog optical processing and networking in silicon
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series, Nassau, Bahamas (2015, Jul.)  paper MC2.3, pp. 21–22
A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, M. P. Chang, A. X. Wu, E. Zhou, E. C. Blow, T. Ferreira de Lima, B.Wu, and P. R. Prucnal 

Proposal for CMOS-compatible optoelectronic integrated circuit for online wideband PCA
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series, Nassau, Bahamas (2015, Jul.) paper MP2, pp. 97–98
T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, and P. R. Prucnal

A receiver-less link for excitable laser neurons: design and simulation
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series, Nassau, Bahamas (2015, Jul.) paper MP2, pp. 99–100
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal
IEEE Summer Topical Meeting Series Best Student Poster Award (First Place)


2014

Spatiotemporal pattern recognition with cascadable graphene excitable lasers
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), San Diego, CA, USA (2014, Oct.) paper ThB1.2, pp. 573–574
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal

Resonant excitable switching with graphene
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), San Diego, CA, USA (2014, Oct.) paper ThB1.4, pp. 577–578
M. A. Nahmias*, B. J. Shastri*, A. N. Tait, N. Kunapuli, and P. R. Prucnal [*equal contribution]
IEEE Photonics Conference Student Paper (Third Place)

[Invited]
Recent progress towards a fully-integrated hybrid silicon laser neuron platform
Proc. Int. Symp. on Nonlinear Theory and its Appl. (NOLTA), Luzern, Switzerland (2014, Sep.) paper C2L-B3-6236, pp. 503–506
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal 

Bistable spiking circuit with graphene excitable laser for cascadable photonic logic
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series, Montreal, QC, Canada (2014, July) paper TuD2.4, pp. 108–109
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. Wu, B. Romeira, and P. R. Prucnal

Coincidence detection with graphene excitable laser
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2014, June) paper STu3I.5
B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal

Optical encryption based on cancellation of analog noise
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2014, June) paper AW3P.5
B. Wu, M. P. Chang, Z. Wang, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

O-BAR: A scalable, optical neuromorphic communication protocol
Proc. IEEE Opt. Interconnects Conf. (OI), Coronado Bay, CA, USA (2014, May) paper TuP14
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Broadcast-and-weight interconnects for integrated distributed processing systems
Proc. IEEE Opt. Interconnects Conf. (OI), Coronado Bay, CA, USA (2014, May) paper WA3, pp. 108–109
A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2013

[Post Deadline]
Graphene excitable laser for photonic spike processing
IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Seattle, WA, USA (2013, Sep.) 
B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, Y. Tian, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal

An evanescent hybrid silicon laser neuron
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Seattle, WA, USA (2013, Sep.) paper ME3.4, pp. 93–94
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Phase mask encrypted optical steganography based on amplified spontaneous emission noise
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Seattle, WA, USA (2013, Sep.) paper MG3.3, pp. 137–138
B. Wu, Z. Wang, B. J. Shastri, Y. Tian, and P. R. Prucnal

Exploring excitability in graphene for spike processing networks
Proc. IEEE Numerical Simulation of Optoelectron. Devices (NUSOD), Vancouver, BC, Canada (2013, Aug.) paper TuC5, pp. 83–84
B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, Y. Tian, M. P. Fok, M. P. Chang, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal

Coupled waveguides for optical multiplexing in high-performance interconnects
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2013, June) paper CTu2J.8
Y. Shechtman, B. J. Shastri, B. Wu, P. R. Prucnal, and M. Segev

Two dimensional encrypted optical steganography based on amplified spontaneous emission noise
Proc. Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA (2013, June) paper AF1H.5
B. Wu, Z. Wang, B. J. Shastri, Y. Tian, and P. R. Prucnal


2012

A 20-GSample/s (10 GHz x 2 clocks) burst-mode CDR based on injection-locking and space sampling for access networks
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (IPC), Burlingame, CA, USA (2012, Sep.) paper ThC.3, pp. 717–718
B. J. Shastri, P. R. Prucnal, and D. V. Plant


2011

A 10-Gb/s space sampling burst-mode clock and data recovery circuit for passive optical networks
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (PHO), Arlington, VA, USA (2011, Oct.) paper ThFF.3, pp. 937–938
B. J. Shastri and D. V. Plant

A robust overlapped-SCM WDM PON with a standalone burst-mode OLT receiver
Proc. IEEE Photon. Conf. (PHO), Arlington, VA, USA (2011, Oct.) paper TuE.6, pp. 226–227
Z. A. El-Sahn, B. J. Shastri, J. M. Busset, and D. V. Plant

[Invited]
Overlapped subcarrier multiplexed WDM PONs enabled by burst-mode receivers
Proc. Access Netw. and In-house Commun. (ANIC) Topical Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada (2011, June) paper ATuA3
D. V. Plant, Z. A. El-Sahn, J. M. Busset, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
Scaling technologies for terabit fiber optic transmission systems
Proc. SPIE 7942, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XIII, SPIE Photon. West (OPTO), San Francisco, CA, USA (2011, Jan.) paper 794206
B. J. Shastri and D. V. Plant


2010

Probabilistic theory for semi-blind oversampling burst-mode clock and data recovery circuits
Proc. IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Syst. (MWSCAS), Seattle, WA, USA (2010, Aug.) pp. 161–164
B. J. Shastri and D. V. Plant
IEEE MWSCAS Best Student Paper Award (Second Place)

Burst-mode clock and data recovery for optically interconnected data centers
Proc. IEEE Photon. Soc. Summer Topical Meeting Series, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico (2010, Jul.) paper MD4.3, pp. 201–202
B. J. Shastri and D. V. Plant
Graduate Research Enhancement Travel (GREAT) Award


2009

Experimental demonstration of a novel 5/10-Gb/s burst-mode clock and data recovery circuit for Gigabit PONs
Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC),San Diego, CA, USA (2009, Mar.) paper OWA3
M. Zeng, B. J. Shastri, N. Zicha, and D. V. Plant


2008

Experimental investigation of packet loss ratio performance of burst-mode receivers in GPON
Proc. IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Soc. Annu. Meeting (LEOS), Newport Beach, CA, USA (2008, Nov.) paper WW3, pp. 602–603
B. J. Shastri, N. Kheder, M. Zeng, N. Zicha, and D. V. Plant

3.5 Gb/s burst-mode clock phase aligner for gigabit passive optical networks
Proc. IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Soc. Annu. Meeting (LEOS), Newport Beach, CA, USA (2008, Nov.) paper WEE5, pp. 675–676
M. Zeng, B. J. Shastri, N. Zicha, M. Schueren, and D. V. Plant

5 Gb/s burst-mode clock phase aligner with (64, 57) hamming codes for GPON applications
Proc. IEEE Microsyst. and Nanoelectron. Research Conf. (MNRC), Ottawa, ON, Canada (2008, Oct.) pp. 17–20
M. Zeng, B. J. Shastri, N. Zicha, M. Schueren, and D. V. Plant
IEEE MNRC Silver Leaf Certificate

Effect of channel impairments on the performance of burst-mode receivers in gigabit PON
Proc. IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Syst. (MWSCAS), Knoxville, TN, USA (2008, Aug.) pp. 390–393
B. J. Shastri, N. Kheder, and D. V. Plant

Dual architecture uplink demonstration of a 7 × 622 Mbps SAC-OCDMA PON using a burst-mode receiver
Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. (OFC), San Diego, CA, USA (2008, Feb.) paper OMR3
Z. A. El-Sahn, M. Zeng, B. J. Shastri, N. Kheder, D. V. Plant, and L. A. Rusch


2007

Performance of incoherent SAC-OCDMA using a burst-mode receiver with CDR and FEC
Proc. IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Soc. Annu. Meeting (LEOS), Orlando, FL, USA (2007, Oct.) paper WX2, pp. 610–611
N. Kheder, Z. A. El-Sahn, B. J. Shastri, M. Zeng, L. A. Rusch, and D. V. Plant

Burst-mode clock and data recovery with FEC and fast phase acquisition for burst-error correction in GPONs
Proc. IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Syst. (MWSCAS), Montreal, QC, Canada (2007, Oct.) pp. 120–123
B. J. Shastri, J. Faucher, M. Zeng, and D. V. Plant
Nominated for IEEE MWSCAS Best Student Paper Award