Team Leader

Dr Andy Boes


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RMIT University

Office location: 14.12.07

Biography: Andy Boes is the leader of the defense team of InPAC and a research fellow in the School of Engineering, RMIT University. He received his Ph.D. degree from RMIT University in 2015. His research interests include microtechnology, integrated optical circuits, nonlinear optics, optoelectronics and optical communications.

Journal Publications

  • Chang, L., Xie, W., Shu, H., Yang, Q.-F., Shen, B., Boes, A., Peters, J.D., Jin, W., Xiang, C., Liu, S., Moille, G., Yu, S.-P., Wang, X., Srinivasan, K., Papp, S.B., Vahala, K., Bowers, J.E., “Ultra-efficient frequency comb generation in AlGaAs-on-insulator microresonators”, Nature Communications, 11 (1), art. no. 1331, (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15005-5
  • Xu, X., Tan, M., Wu, J., Boes, A., Corcoran, B., Nguyen, T.G., Chu, S.T., Little, B.E., Morandotti, R., Mitchell, A., Moss, D., “Photonic RF Phase-Encoded Signal Generation with a Microcomb Source”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 38 (7), art. no. 8930015, pp. 1722-1727, (2020). DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2019.2958564
  • Nguyen, T.G., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., “Lateral Leakage in Silicon Photonics: Theory, Applications, and Future Directions”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 26 (2), art. no. 8805388, (2020). DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2935315
  • Tan, M., Mitchell, A., Moss, D.J., Xu, X., Corcoran, B., Wu, J., Boes, A., Nguyen, T.G., Chu, S.T., Little, B.E., Morandotti, R., “Microwave and RF Photonic Fractional Hilbert Transformer Based on a 50 GHz Kerr Micro-Comb”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 37 (24), art. no. 8864019, pp. 6097-6104, (2019). DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2019.2946606
  • Nguyen, T.G., Ren, G., Schoenhardt, S., Knoerzer, M., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., “Ridge Resonance in Silicon Photonics Harnessing Bound States in the Continuum”, Laser and Photonics Reviews, 13 (10), art. no. 1900035, (2019). DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201900035
  • Boes, A., Chang, L., Knoerzer, M., Nguyen, T.G., Peters, J.D., Bowers, J.E., Mitchell, A., “Improved second harmonic performance in periodically poled LNOI waveguides through engineering of lateral leakage”, Optics Express, 27 (17), pp. 23919-23928, (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OE.27.023919
  • Chang, L., Boes, A., Pintus, P., Xie, W., Peters, J.D., Kennedy, M.J., Jin, W., Guo, X.-W., Yu, S.-P., Papp, S.B., Bowers, J.E., “Low loss (Al)GaAs on an insulator waveguide platform”, Optics Letters, 44 (16), pp. 4075-4078, (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OL.44.004075
  • Knoerzer, M., Szydzik, C., Ren, G., Huertas, C.S., Palmer, S., Tang, P., Nguyen, T.G., Bui, L., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., “Optical frequency comb based system for photonic refractive index sensor interrogation”, Optics Express, 27 (15), pp. 21532-21545, (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OE.27.021532
  • Wen, B., Zhu, Y., Yudistira, D., Boes, A., Zhang, L., Yidirim, T., Liu, B., Yan, H., Sun, X., Zhou, Y., Xue, Y., Zhang, Y., Fu, L., Mitchell, A., Zhang, H., Lu, Y., “Ferroelectric-Driven Exciton and Trion Modulation in Monolayer Molybdenum and Tungsten Diselenides”, ACS Nano, 13 (5), pp. 5335-5343, (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b09800
  • Chang, L., Boes, A., Pintus, P., Peters, J.D., Kennedy, M.J., Guo, X.-W., Volet, N., Yu, S.-P., Papp, S.B., Bowers, J.E., “Strong frequency conversion in heterogeneously integrated GaAs resonators”, APL Photonics, 4 (3), art. no. 036103, (2019). DOI: 10.1063/1.5065533
  • White, D., Branny, A., Chapman, R.J., Picard, R., Brotons-Gisbert, M., Boes, A., Peruzzo, A., Bonato, C., Gerardot, B.D., “Atomically-thin quantum dots integrated with lithium niobate photonic chips”, Optical Materials Express, 9 (2), pp. 441-448, (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OME.9.000441
  • Chang, L., Boes, A., Guo, X., Spencer, D.T., Kennedy, M.J., Peters, J.D., Volet, N., Chiles, J., Kowligy, A., Nader, N., Hickstein, D.D., Stanton, E.J., Diddams, S.A., Papp, S.B., Bowers, J.E., “Heterogeneously Integrated GaAs Waveguides on Insulator for Efficient Frequency Conversion”, Laser and Photonics Reviews, 12 (10), art. no. 1800149, (2018). DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201800149
  • Boes, A., Corcoran, B., Chang, L., Bowers, J., Mitchell, A., “Status and Potential of Lithium Niobate on Insulator (LNOI) for Photonic Integrated Circuits”, Laser and Photonics Reviews, 12 (4), art. no. 1700256, (2018). DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201700256
  • Lenzini, F., Poddubny, A.N., Titchener, J., Fisher, P., Boes, A., Kasture, S., Haylock, B., Villa, M., Mitchell, A., Solntsev, A.S., Sukhorukov, A.A., Lobino, M., “Direct characterization of a nonlinear photonic circuit's wave function with laser light”, Light: Science and Applications, 7 (1), art. no. 17143, (2018). DOI: 10.1038/lsa.2017.143
  • Solntsev, A.S., Liu, T., Boes, A., Nguyen, T.G., Wu, C.W., Setzpfandt, F., Mitchell, A., Neshev, D.N., Sukhorukov, A.A., “Towards on-chip photon-pair bell tests: Spatial pump filtering in a LiNbO 3 adiabatic coupler”, Applied Physics Letters, 111 (26), art. no. 261108, (2017). DOI: 10.1063/1.5008445
  • Soffe, R., Baratchi, S., Nasabi, M., Tang, S.-Y., Boes, A., McIntyre, P., Mitchell, A., Khoshmanesh, K., ”Lateral trapezoid microfluidic platform for investigating mechanotransduction of cells to spatial shear stress gradients”, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 251, pp. 963-975, (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2017.05.145
  • Liu, T., Solntsev, A.S., Boes, A., Nguyen, T., Will, C., Mitchell, A., Neshev, D.N., Sukhorukov, A.A., “Experimental demonstration of bidirectional light transfer in adiabatic waveguide structures”, Optics Letters, 41 (22), pp. 5278-5281, (2016). DOI: 10.1364/OL.41.005278
  • Kasture, S., Lenzini, F., Haylock, B., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., Streed, E.W., Lobino, M., “Frequency conversion between UV and telecom wavelengths in a lithium niobate waveguide for quantum communication with Yb+ trapped ions”, Journal of Optics, 18 (10), art. no. 104007, (2016). DOI: 10.1088/2040-8978/18/10/104007
  • Yudistira, D., Boes, A., Graczykowski, B., Alzina, F., Yeo, L.Y., Sotomayor Torres, C.M., Mitchell, A., “Nanoscale pillar hypersonic surface phononic crystals”, Physical Review B, 94 (9), art. no. 094304, (2016). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.094304
  • Tambasco, J.-L., Boes, A., Helt, L.G., Steel, M.J., Mitchell, A., “Domain engineering algorithm for practical and effective photon sources”, Optics Express, 24 (17), pp. 19616-19626, (2016). DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.019616
  • Berean, K.J., Sivan, V., Khodasevych, I., Boes, A., Della Gaspera, E., Field, M.R., Kalantar-Zadeh, K., Mitchell, A., Rosengarten, G., “Laser-Induced Dewetting for Precise Local Generation of Au Nanostructures for Tunable Solar Absorption”, Advanced Optical Materials, 4 (8), pp. 1247-1254, (2016). DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600166
  • Chen, X., Karpinski, P., Shvedov, V., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., Krolikowski, W., Sheng, Y., “Quasi-phase matching via femtosecond laser-induced domain inversion in lithium niobate waveguides”, Optics Letters, 41 (11), pp. 2410-2413, (2016). DOI: 10.1364/OL.41.002410
  • Yudistira, D., Boes, A., Dumas, B., Rezk, A.R., Yousefi, M., Djafari-Rouhani, B., Yeo, L.Y., Mitchell, A., ”Phonon-polariton entrapment in homogenous surface phonon cavities”, Annalen der Physik, 528 (5), pp. 365-372, (2016). DOI: 10.1002/andp.201500348
  • Chen, X., Karpinski, P., Shvedov, V., Wang, B., Trull, J., Cojocaru, C., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., Krolikowski, W., Sheng, Y., “Two-dimensional domain structures in lithium niobate via domain inversion with ultrafast light”, Photonics Letters of Poland, 8 (2), pp. 33-35, (2016). DOI: 10.4302/plp.2016.2.02
  • Boes, A., Sivan, V., Ren, G., Yudistira, D., Mailis, S., Soergel, E., Mitchell, A., “Precise, reproducible nano-domain engineering in lithium niobate crystals”, Applied Physics Letters, 107 (2), art. no. 022901, (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4926910
  • Yudistira, D., Boes, A., Djafari-Rouhani, B., Pennec, Y., Yeo, L.Y., Mitchell, A., Friend, J.R., “Monolithic phononic crystals with a surface acoustic band gap from surface phonon-polariton coupling”, Physical Review Letters, 113 (21), art. no. 215503, (2014). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.215503
  • Boes, A., Steigerwald, H., Yudistira, D., Sivan, V., Wade, S., Mailis, S., Soergel, E., Mitchell, A., “Ultraviolet laser-induced poling inhibition produces bulk domains in MgO-doped lithium niobate crystals”, Applied Physics Letters, 105 (9), art. no. 092904, (2014). DOI: 10.1063/1.4895387
  • Yudistira, D., Boes, A., Rezk, A.R., Yeo, L.Y., Friend, J.R., Mitchell, A., “UV Direct Write Metal Enhanced Redox (MER) Domain Engineering for Realization of Surface Acoustic Devices on Lithium Niobate”, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 1 (4), art. no. 1400006, (2014). DOI: 10.1002/admi.201400006
  • Boes, A., Yudistira, D., Crasto, T., Steigerwald, H., Sivan, V., Limboeck, T., Friend, J., Mailis, S., Soergel, E., Mitchell, A., “Ultraviolet laser induced domain inversion on chromium coated lithium niobate crystals”, Optical Materials Express, 4 (2), pp. 241-254, (2014). DOI: 10.1364/OME.4.000241
  • Boes, A., Steigerwald, H., Crasto, T., Wade, S.A., Limboeck, T., Soergel, E., Mitchell, A., “Tailor-made domain structures on the x- and y-face of lithium niobate crystals”, Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, 115 (4), pp. 577-581, (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s00340-013-5639-3
  • Boes, A., Crasto, T., Steigerwald, H., Wade, S., Frohnhaus, J., Soergel, E., Mitchell, A., “Direct writing of ferroelectric domains on strontium barium niobate crystals using focused ultraviolet laser light”, Applied Physics Letters, 103 (14), art. no. 142904, (2013). DOI: 10.1063/1.4823702
  • Yudistira, D., Boes, A., Janner, D., Pruneri, V., Friend, J., Mitchell, A., “Polariton-based band gap and generation of surface acoustic waves in acoustic superlattice lithium niobate”, Journal of Applied Physics, 114 (5), art. no. 054904, (2013). DOI: 10.1063/1.4817271