Shastri Lab

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2021

[Review]
Photonics for artificial intelligence and neuromorphic computing
Nature Photonics 15, 102–114 (2021)
B. J. Shastri*, A. N. Tait*, T. Ferreira de Lima, W. H. P. Pernice, H. Bhaskaran, C. D. Wright, and P. R. Prucnal [*equal contribution]
Media: Nature Photonics Editorial • Queen’s Gazette • Phys.org • Science Bulletin • University of Exeter • ScienMag • Science Daily • Novus Light

A laser spiking neuron in a photonic integrated circuit
arXiv:2012.08516 [physics.app-ph]
M. A. Nahmias, H.-T. Peng, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri and P. R. Prucnal

Photonic pattern reconstruction enabled by on-chip online learning and inference
JPhys Photonics 3, 024006 (2021)
B. A. Marquez, Z. Guo, H. D. Morison, S. Shekhar, L. Chrostowski, P. R. Prucnal, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
On-chip programmable optical signal processor and its applications
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 27, 6100211 (2021) 
C. Huang, A. Jha, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2020

Blind source separation with integrated photonics and reduced dimensional statistics
Optics Letters 45, 64946497 (2020)
P. Y. Ma, A. N. Tait, W. Zhang, E. Ali Kharan, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Roadmap]
Roadmap on emerging hardware and technology for machine learning
Nanotechnology 32, 012002 (2020)
K. Berggren, Q. Xia, K. et al.

[Invited]
Silicon photonics for artificial intelligence applications
Photoniques 104, 40–44 (2020)
B. A. Marquez, M. J. Fillipovich, E. R. Howard, V. Bangari, Z. Guo, H. D. Morison, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, P. R. Prucnal, and B. J. Shastri

Graphene-based photonic synapse for multi wavelength neural networks
MRS Advances 5, 1909–1917 (2020)
B. A. Marquez, H. Morison, Z. Guo, M. Fillipovich, P. R. Prucnal, and B. J. Shastri

[Invited]
Primer on silicon neuromorphic photonic processors: architecture and compiler
Nanophotonics 9, 4055–4073 (2020) 
T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, A. Mehrabain, M. A. Nahmias, C. Huang, H.-T. Peng, B. A. Marquez, M. Miscuglio, T. El-Ghazawi, V. J. Sorger, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Lateral bipolar junction transistor on a silicon photonics platform
Optics Express 28, 11692–11704 (2020)
A. Jha, T. Ferreira de Lima, H. Saeidi, S. Bilodeau, A. N. Tait, S. Abbaslou, C. Huang, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Demonstration of scalable microring weight bank control for large-scale photonic integrated circuits
APL Photonics 5, 040803 (2020)
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

Photonic independent component analysis using an on-chip microring weight bank
Optics Express 28, 1827–1844 (2020)
P. Y. Ma, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. Huang, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Photonic multiply-accumulate operations for neural networks
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 26, 7701518 (2020)
M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, H.-T. Peng, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Digital electronics and analog photonics for convolutional neural networks (DEAP-CNNs)
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 26, 7701213 (2020)
V. Bangari, B. A. Marquez, H. Miller, A.N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T Peng, P. R. Prucnal, and B. J. Shastri

Noise analysis of photonic modulator neurons
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 26, 7600109 (2020)
T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, H. Saeidi, M. A. Nahmias, H.-T. Peng, S. Abbaslou, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Temporal information processing with an integrated laser neuron
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 26, 5100209 (2020)
H.-T. Peng, G. Angelatos, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, S. Abbaslou, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal


2019

Demonstration of multivariate photonics: blind dimensionality reduction with analog integrated photonics
Journal of Lightwave Technology 37, 5996–6006 (2019)
A. N. Tait, P. Y. Ma, T. Ferreira de Lima, E. C. Blow, M. P. Chang, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Programmable silicon photonic optical thresholder
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 31, 1834–1837 (2019)
C. Huang, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. Jha, S. Abbaslou, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Takens-inspired neuromorphic processor: a downsizing tool for random recurrent neural networks via feature extraction
Physical Review Research 1, 033030 (2019)
B. A. Marquez, J. Suarez-Vargas, and B. J. Shastri
Media: TechXplore

ITO-based electro-absorption modulator for photonic neural activation function
APL Materials 7, 081112 (2019)
R. Amin, J. George, S. Sun, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, J. Khurgin, M. Miscuglio, B. J. Shastri, P. R. Prucnal, T. El-Ghazawi, and V. J. Sorger

A silicon photonic modulator neuron
Physical Review Applied 11, 064043 (2019)
A.N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, H. B. Miller, H.-T Peng, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Photonic principal component analysis using an on-chip microring weight bank
Optics Express 27, 18329–18342 (2019)
P. Y. Ma, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, S. Abbaslou, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited Tutorial]
Machine learning with neuromorphic photonics
Journal of Lightwave Technology 37, 1515–1534 (2019)
T. Ferreira de Lima, H.-T. Peng, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, H. B. Miller, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Neuromorphic photonics with electro-absorption modulators
Optics Express 27, 5181–5191 (2019)
J. K. George, A. Mehrabian, R. Amin, J. Meng, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, T. El-Ghazawi, P. R. Prucnal, and V. J. Sorger

Robustness of optical steganographic communication under coherent detection attack
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 31, 327–330 (2019)
C. R. Huang, P. Y. Ma, B. J. Shastri, P. Mittal, and P. R. Prucnal


2018

Steganographic communication via spread optical noise: a link-level eavesdropping resilient system
Journal of Lightwave Technology 36, 5344–5357 (2018)
P. Y. Ma, B. Wu, B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, P. Mittal, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Neuromorphic photonic integrated circuits
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 24, 6101715 (2018)
H.-T. Peng, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Feedback control for microring weight banks
Optics Express 26, 26422–26443 (2018)
A. N. Tait, H. Jayatilleka, T. Ferreira de Lima, P. Y. Ma, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, S. Shekhar, L. Chrostowski, and P. R. Prucnal

Simultaneous excitatory and inhibitory dynamics in an excitable laser
Optics Letters 43, 3802–3805 (2018)
P. Y. Ma, B. J. Shastri, T. Ferreira de Lima, C. R. Huang, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, H.-T. Peng, and P. R. Prucnal

Two-pole microring weight banks
Optics Letters 43, 2276–2279 (2018)
A. N. Tait, A. X. Wu, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited]
Neuromorphic photonics
Optics & Photonics News 29, 34–41 (2018)
M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, and P. R. Prucnal


2017

All-optical digital-to-spike conversion using a graphene excitable laser
Optics Express 25 33504–33513 (2017)
P. Y. Ma, B. J. Shastri, T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, and P. R. Prucnal

Neuromorphic photonic networks using silicon photonic weight banks
Scientific Reports 7, 7430 (2017)
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, E. Zhou, A. Wu, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal
Media: Optics & Photonics News • Science • SingularityHub • MIT Technology Review

[Review]
Progress in neuromorphic photonics
Nanophotonics  6, 577–599 (2017)
T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, and P. R. Prucnal
Media: Laser Focus World

Simultaneous Q-switching of a Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber laser at 1.9 μm and 2.3 μm using graphene
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 29, 405–408 (2017)
C. Jia, B. J. Shastri, P. R. Prucnal, M. Saad and L. Chen


2016

Passively synchronized Q-switched and mode-locked dual-band Tm3+:ZBLAN fiber laser using a common graphene saturable absorber
Scientific Reports 6, 36071 (2016)
C. Jia, B. J. Shastri, N. Abdukerim, M. Rochette, P. R. Prucnal, M. Saad and L. Chen

Microring weight banks
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 22, 5900214 (2016)
A. N. Tait, A. Wu, T. Ferreira de Lima, E. Zhou, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Review]
Recent progress in semiconductor excitable lasers for photonic spike processing
Advances in Optics and Photonics 8, 228–299 (2016)
P. R. Prucnal*, B. J. Shastri*, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, and A. N. Tait [*equal contribution]

An integrated analog O/E/O link for multi-channel laser neurons
Applied Physics Letters 108, 151106 (2016)
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, L. Tolias, M. P. Chang, T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Multi-channel control for microring weight banks
Optics Express 24, 8895–8906 (2016)
A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, T. Ferreira de Lima, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Scalable wideband principal component analysis via microwave photonics
IEEE Photonics Journal 8, 5500509 (2016)
T. Ferreira de Lima, A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Continuous calibration of microring weights for analog optical networks
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 28, 887–890 (2016)
A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

Dispersion deployment and compensation for optical steganography based on noise
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 28, 421–424 (2016)
B. Wu, M. P. Chang, B. J. Shastri, P. Y. Ma, and P. R. Prucnal

Photonic implementation of spike timing dependent plasticity and learning algorithms of biological neural systems
Journal of Lightwave Technology 34, 470–476 (2016)
R. Toole, A. N. Tait, T. Ferreira de Lima, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, P. R. Prucnal, and M. P. Fok
Top Scoring Paper

Spike processing with a graphene excitable laser
Scientific Reports 5, 19126 (2016)
B. J. Shastri*, M. A. Nahmias*, A. N. Tait*, A. W. Rodriguez, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal [*equal contribution]
Media: IEEE Spectrum • Extremetech


2015

Gigabit ethernet signal transmission using asynchronous OCDMA
Optics Letters 40, 5854–5857 (2015)
P. Y. Ma, M. P. Fok, B. J. Shastri, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal

An excitable laser processing network node in hybrid silicon: analysis and simulation
Optics Express 23, 26800–26813 (2015)
M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, T. Ferreira de Lima, and P. R. Prucnal

Optical signal processing and stealth transmission for privacy
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing 9, 1185–1194 (2015)
B. Wu, B. J. Shastri, P. Mittal, A. N. Tait, and P. R. Prucnal

Demonstration of WDM weighted addition for principal component analysis
Optics Express 23, 12758–12765 (2015)
A. N. Tait, J. Chang, B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, and P. R. Prucnal

SIMPEL: Circuit model for photonic spike processing laser neurons
Optics Express 23, 8029–8044, (2015)
B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, B. Wu, and P. R. Prucnal
Selected/featured in Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics 10 (2015)

Normalized pulsed energy thresholding in a nonlinear optical loop mirror
Applied Optics 54, 3218–3224 (2015)
M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, M. Eder, N. Rafidi, Y. Tian, and P. R. Prucnal


2014

Broadcast and weight: an integrated network for scalable photonic spike processing
Journal of Lightwave Technology 32, 3427–3439 (2014)
A. N. Tait, M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

System performance measurement and analysis of optical steganography based on amplifier noise
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 26, 1920–1923 (2014)
B. Wu, B. J. Shastri, and P. R. Prucnal

[Invited • Cover article]
Photonic spike processing: ultrafast laser neurons and an integrated photonic network
IEEE Photonics Society Newsletter 28, 4–11 (2014)
B. J. Shastri*, A. N. Tait*, M. A. Nahmias*, and P. R. Prucnal [*equal contribution]
Media: NSF International Year of Light • NSF Discovery • Phys.org

Analog noise protected optical encryption with two-dimensional key space
Optics Express 22, 14568–14574 (2014)
B. Wu, M. P. Chang, B. J. Shastri, Z. Wang, and P. R. Prucnal

Simulations of a graphene excitable laser for spike processing
Optical and Quantum Electronics 46, 1353–1358 (2014)
B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, A. N. Tait, and P. R. Prucnal

Temporal phase mask encrypted optical steganography carried by amplified spontaneous emission noise
Optics Express 22, 954–961 (2014)
B. Wu, Z. Wang, B. J. Shastri, M. P. Chang, N. A. Frost, and P. R. Prucnal


2013

A leaky integrate-and-fire laser neuron for ultrafast cognitive computing
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 19, 1800212 (2013)
M. A. Nahmias, B. J. Shastri, A. N. Tait, and P. R. Prucnal

The DREAM: an integrated photonic thresholder
Journal of Lightwave Technology 31, 1263–1272 (2013)
A. N. Tait, B. J. Shastri, M. A. Nahmias, M. P. Fok, and P. R. Prucnal

Optical steganography based on amplified spontaneous emission noise
Optics Express, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 2065–2071, (Jan. 2013)
B. Wu, Z. Wang, Y. Tian, M. P. Fok, B. J. Shastri, D. R. Kanoff, and P. R. Prucnal


2012

[Invited]
20-GSample/s (10 GHz × 2 clocks) burst-mode CDR based on injection locking and space sampling for multiaccess networks
IEEE Photonics Journal 4, 1783–1793 (2012)
B. J. Shastri, P. R. Prucnal, and D. V. Plant

Truly modular burst-mode CDR with instantaneous phase acquisition for multiaccess networks
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 24, 134–136 (2012)
B. J. Shastri and D. V. Plant


2011

Circuit modeling of carrier–photon dynamics in composite-resonator vertical-cavity lasers
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 47, 1537–1546 (2011)
B. J. Shastri, C. Chen, K. D. Choquette, and D. V. Plant


2010

5/10-Gb/s burst-mode clock and data recovery based on semiblind oversampling for PONs: theoretical and experimental
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 16, 1298–1320 (2010)
B. J. Shastri and D. V. Plant

Experimental study of burst-mode reception in a 1300 km deployed fiber link
Journal of Optical Communications and Networking 2, 1–9 (2010)
B. J. Shastri, Y. B. M'Sallem, N. Zicha, L. A. Rusch, S. LaRochelle, and D. V. Plant


2009

Performance analysis of burst-mode receivers with clock phase alignment and forward error correction for GPON
Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing 60, 57–70 (2009)
B. J. Shastri, J. Faucher, N. Kheder, M. Zeng, N. Zicha, and D. V. Plant


2008

Experimental demonstration of a SAC-OCDMA PON with burst-mode reception: local versus centralized sources
Journal of Lightwave Technology 26, 1192–1203 (2008)
Z. A. El-Sahn, B. J. Shastri, M. Zeng, N. Kheder, D. V. Plant, and L. A. Rusch

A standalone burst-mode receiver with clock and data recovery, clock phase alignment, and RS(255,239) codes for SAC-OCDMA applications
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 20, 363–365 (2008)
B. J. Shastri, Z. A. El-Sahn, M. Zeng, N. Kheder, L. A. Rusch, and D. V. Plant


2007

Face recognition using localized features based on non-negative sparse coding
Machine Vision and Applications 18, 107–122 (2007)
B. J. Shastri and M. D. Levine