San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
6 - 10 August 2017
Conference 10383
Terahertz Emitters, Receivers, and Applications VIII
Sunday - Monday 6 - 7 August 2017
Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
  • Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
  • Alexei N. Baranov, Univ. Montpellier 2 (France)
  • John M. Zavada, Polytechnic Institute of New York Univ. (United States)
  • Dimitris Pavlidis, National Science Foundation (United States)

Program Committee
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  • Gaël Mouret, Univ. du Littoral Côte d'Opale (France)
  • Naoki Oda, NEC Corp. (Japan)
  • Mauro F. Pereira, Sheffield Hallam Univ. (United Kingdom)
  • Edik U. Rafailov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
  • Pascale Roy, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France)
  • Gaetano Scamarcio, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy)
  • Carlo Sirtori, Univ. Paris 7-Denis Diderot (France)
  • Zachary D. Taylor, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
  • Roland Teissier, Univ. Montpellier 2 (France)
  • Vladimir V. Vaks, Institute for Physics of Microstructures (Russian Federation)
  • Gintaras Valušis, Ctr. for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania)
  • Miriam S. Vitiello, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy)
  • Benjamin S. Williams, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)

Sunday 6 August Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Generation of THz Radiation
Sunday 6 August 2017
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chairs:
Alexei N. Baranov, Univ. Montpellier (France) ;
Mauro F. Pereira, Sheffield Hallam Univ. (United Kingdom)
Enhancement of terahertz generation in QD antennae by introduction of a silver nanoantennae pattern (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-1
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Edik U. Rafailov, Sergei Lepeshov, Andrei Gorodetsky, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Backward wave oscillator for high power generation at THz frequencies (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-2
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Diana Gamzina, SLAC National Accelerator Lab. (United States); Claudio Paoloni, Lancaster Univ. (United Kingdom); Ye Tang, Beijing Vacuum Electronics Research Institute (China); Xiang Li, Lancaster Univ. (United Kingdom); Xuejiao Hao, Yuan Zheng, Beijing Vacuum Electronics Research Institute (China); Branko Popovic, Logan Himes, Robert Barchfeld, Univ. of California, Davis (United States); Hanyan Li, Pan Pan, Beijing Vacuum Electronics Research Institute (China); Rosa Letizia, Lancaster Univ. (United Kingdom); Jinjun Feng, Beijing Vacuum Electronics Research Institute (China); Neville C. Luhmann, Univ. of California, Davis (United States)
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Coherent terahertz emission from nanomaterials without external bias (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-3
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Lyubov V. Titova, Kateryna Kushnir, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States); Mengjing Wang, Brown Univ. (United States); Kristie J. Koski, Univ. of California, Davis (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
QCL THz Sources
Sunday 6 August 2017
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Session Chairs:
Edik U. Rafailov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom) ;
Alexander Pavlovich Shkurinov, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow SU (Russian Federation)
To be announced (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10383-4
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Author(s): Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Terahertz metasurface quantum-cascade VECSEL (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-5
Time: 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Author(s): Luyao Xu, Christopher A. Curwen, Daguan Chen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); John L. Reno, Sandia National Labs. (United States); Tatsuo Itoh, Benjamin S. Williams, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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High-performance broadly-tunable THz quantum cascade laser sources based on intracavity difference-frequency mixing on silicon substrates (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-6
Time: 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Author(s): Mikhail A. Belkin, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Novel Concepts and Materials for THz Technology
Sunday 6 August 2017
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Mikhail A. Belkin, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States) ;
Gintaras Valušis, Ctr. for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania)
Spintronic terahertz generation (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-7
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Dmitry Turchinovich, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (Germany)
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Tunable terahertz devices using graphene and metallic heterostructures
Paper 10383-8
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Yang Wu, Hyunsoo Yang, National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)
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Design of a multistep phase mask for high-energy THz pulse generation in ZnTe crystal
Paper 10383-9
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Yuri H. Avetisyan, Armen Makaryan, Vahe Tadevosyan, Yerevan State Univ. (Armenia)
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THz nonlinearities in semiconductor superlattices (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-10
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Mauro F. Pereira, Sheffield Hallam Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 4:
Fundamentals of Generation, Detection, and Propagation of THz Waves I
Sunday 6 August 2017
3:40 PM - 5:50 PM
Session Chairs:
Dmitry Turchinovich, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (Germany) ;
Lyubov V. Titova, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Temperature-driven massless fermions in HgCdTe heterostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-11
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Frédéric Teppe, Sergey Krishtopenko, Sandra Ruffenach, Univ. Montpellier (France)
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Complex delay dynamics of high power quantum cascade oscillators (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-12
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Frédéric Grillot, Télécom ParisTech (France); Timothy C. Newell, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); Athanasios Gavrielides, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Mathieu Carras, mirSense (France)
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Characterization of THz wave generated from air plasma induced by two-color laser with long wavelength
Paper 10383-13
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Shijing Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China); LiangLiang Zhang, Capital Normal Univ. (China); Tong Wu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China); Hang Zhao, Capital Normal Univ. (China); Xiaomei Yu, Peking Univ. (China); Yuejin Zhao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
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Terahertz and x-ray generation in nano-cluster jets: Origin of nonlinear interaction (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-14
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Alexander P. Shkurinov, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow SU (Russian Federation)
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Generation of ultra-broadband terahertz radiation from LiNbO3 waveguides excited by femtosecond optical pulses
Paper 10383-15
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Brett N. Carnio, Abdulhakem Y. Elezzabi, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
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Session HTop:
Technology Hot Topics: How Optics and Photonics Drive Innovation
Sunday 6 August 2017
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM

6:00 pm to 6:10 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks

6:10 pm to 6:30 pm: Quantum devices, Cesare Soci, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

6:30 pm to 6:50 pm: Wearables/implantables: graphene electronic tattoo sensors, Nanshu Lu, Univ. of Texas at Austin (USA)

6:50 pm to 7:10 pm: AR/VR, Scott McEldowney, Oculus (USA)

7:10 pm to 7:30 pm: Solar fuels, Tanja Cuk, Univ. of California, Berkeley (USA)

7:30 pm to 7:50 pm: Autonomous vehicles, James G. Watzin, Director of NASA's Mars Exploration Program (USA)
Monday 7 August Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
THz Spectroscopy
Monday 7 August 2017
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chairs:
Diana Gamzina, Univ. of California, Davis (United States) ;
Gregory N. Goltsman, Moscow State Pedagogical Univ. (Russian Federation)
Substance identification by pulsed THz spectroscopy in the presence of disordered structure (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-16
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Vyacheslav A. Trofimov, Irina G. Zakharova, Dmitry Y. Zagursky, Svetlana A. Varentsova, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow SU (Russian Federation)
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Using ultrafast terahertz spectroscopy to study low energy excitations in quantum materials (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-17
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Pamela Bowlan, Kamaraju Natarajan, Dmitry A. Yarotski, Antoinette J. Taylor, Rohit P. Prasankumar, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
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Dual THz comb spectroscopy (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-18
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Takeshi Yasui, Tokushima Univ. (Japan)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 6:
Fundamentals of Generation, Detection, and Propagation of THz Waves II
Monday 7 August 2017
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM
Session Chairs:
Frédéric Grillot, Télécom ParisTech (France) ;
Robert J. Grasso, EOIR Technologies (United States)
Using a gate electrode to control the tunneling current in a geometrically-asymmetric nanoantenna
Paper 10383-19
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Mohammad S. Khalifa, Zewail City of Science and Technology (Egypt), Cairo Univ. (Egypt); Ashraf H. Badawi, Zewail City of Science and Technology (Egypt); Tamer A. Ali, Cairo Univ. (Egypt), Zewail City of Science and Technology (Egypt); Nadia H. Rafat, Ahmed A. Abouelsaood, Cairo Univ. (Egypt)
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Spectral emission control of terahertz quantum cascade laser via injection seeding technique (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-20
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Hanond Nong, Feihu Wang, Lab. Pierre Aigrain (France); Tobias Fobbe, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany); Valentino Pistore, Sarah Houver, Lab. Pierre Aigrain (France); Sergej Markmann, Nathan Jukam, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany); Maria Amanti, Carlo Sirtori, Univ. Paris 7-Denis Diderot (France); Souad Moumdji, Raffaele Colombelli, Institut d'Électronique Fondamentale (France); Lianhe H. Li, Edmund H. Linfield, Giles A. Davies, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom); Juliette Mangeney, Jérôme Tignon, Sukhdeep Dhillon, Lab. Pierre Aigrain (France)
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Wavefront phase modulation based on terahertz wave polyethylene lens
Paper 10383-21
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Tielin Lu, Instrumentation Technology and Economy Institute (China); Xiaohu Guo, China North Vehicle Research Institute (China); Yuejin Zhao, Jingshui Zhang, Lingqin Kong, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
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Materials for 1.55um-pumped terahertz photoconductive switches: a review (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-22
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Joshua M. Zide, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
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Superconducting thin film nanostructures as terahertz and infrared heterodyne and direct detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-23
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:40 PM
Author(s): Gregory N. Goltsman, Moscow State Pedagogical Univ. (Russian Federation)
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Lunch Break 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 7:
ТHz Imaging
Monday 7 August 2017
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Session Chairs:
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
John M. Zavada, Polytechnic Institute of New York Univ. (United States)
Near-field wave transformation in THz super-resolution imaging
Paper 10383-24
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Mariano Flammini, Michele Ortolani, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy); Valeria Giliberti, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy), Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy); Chiara Ciano, Emanuele Pontecorvo, Eugenio Del Re, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy)
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Terahertz imaging for subsurface investigation of art paintings
Paper 10383-25
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Alexandre Locquet, Junliang Dong, Georgia Tech-Lorraine (France); Marcello Melis, Profilocolore Srl (Italy); David S. Citrin, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
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All-dielectric metamaterial resonators for room temperature terahertz imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-26
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Willie J. Padilla, Kebin Fan, Jonathan Y. Suen, Duke Univ. (United States)
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Compact solutions for spectroscopic solid-state based terahertz imaging systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 10383-27
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Author(s): Gintaras Valušis, Rimvydas Venckevičius, Linas Minkevicius, Antanas Reklaitis, Vincas Tamošiūnas, Irmantas Kašalynas, Bogdan Voisiat, Dalius Seliuta, Gediminas Račiukaitis, Ctr. for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania)
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Session PMon:
Posters-Monday
Monday 7 August 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines at http://spie.org/OPPosterGuidelines.
Organic conjugated material-based THz wave modulators
Paper 10383-28
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Joong-Wook Lee, Chonnam National Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Hyung Keun Yoo, SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Chul Kang, Chul-Sik Kee, In-Wook Hwang, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)
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Optical properties and relaxation times of oil and fuel in frequency range of 0.2-0.8 THz
Paper 10383-29
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Anna Simonova, Uliya Komarova, Petr Demchenko, Roman Grigorev, Roman Orlov, Mikhail K. Khodzitsky, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation)
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Frequency division multiplexing THz light field imaging
Paper 10383-30
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Xianshun Ming, Tsinghua University (China); Willie J. Padilla, Duke Univ. (United States); Liqun Sun, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
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