The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
23 - 28 January 2010
Conference 7600
Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors and Nanostructure Materials XIV
Sunday - Wednesday 24 - 27 January 2010
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Abstract Due:
13 July 2009

Author Notification:
21 September 2009

Manuscript Due Date:
18 December 2009

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Sunday 24 January Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Nanostructures and Nanophotonics I
Sunday 24 January 2010
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Note the upcoming special Keynote Session on Tuesday at 10:30 am
Ultrafast spectroscopy of ensembles and single metal nanoparticles (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-2
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Ultrafast spectroscopy of phonon dynamics in single-walled carbon nanotubes (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-3
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Ultrafast carrier-induced change of refractive index in bulk ZnO
(Canceled)
Paper 7600-4
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Optical properties and carrier dynamics of ZnO thin films and quantum structures (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-5
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Session 2:
Excitons and Phonons
Sunday 24 January 2010
10:55 AM - 12:25 PM
Role of electron-phonon scattering in reducing the LO phonon lifetimes in GaN (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-6
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Two-photon absorption and multi-exciton generation in lead salt quantum dots
Paper 7600-7
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Ultrafast dynamics of exciton-polariton condensates in II-VI semiconductor microcavities (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-8
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A quantum phase gate via coherent optoelectronic control of an exciton qubit (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-9
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Session 3:
Carrier Dynamics
Sunday 24 January 2010
1:45 PM - 3:25 PM
Transient optical gain and carrier dynamics in Ge/SiGe quantum wells (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-10
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Localization of photo-excited carriers in semiconductor nanoparticles investigated by time-resolved THz spectroscopy (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-11
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Ultrafast transient absorption studies of single metal and semiconductor nanowires (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-12
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Fast carrier dynamics in new GaAs deep-center laser for 1.3μm-1.5μm fiber optics (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-13
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Session 4:
THz Spectroscopy and Applications I
Sunday 24 January 2010
3:50 PM - 5:55 PM
Ultrafast terahertz response of optically excited semiconductor heterostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-14
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Recent progress on efficient generation of monochromatic THz pulses based on difference-frequency generation (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-15
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Time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy of conjugated polymer/CdSe nanorod composites (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-16
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Ultrafast terahertz spectroscopy for measuring carrier dynamics in nanoscale photovoltaic materials (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-17
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THz spectroscopy as a new tool to probe hydration dynamics (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-18
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Monday 25 January Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Plasmonics I
Monday 25 January 2010
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Ultrafast hybrid plasmonics (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-19
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Ultrafast coherent control of hybridized plasmon polaritons in metallic nanostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-20
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Evidence of terahertz emission from a particle plasmon Schottky barrier (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-21
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Terahertz plasmonics: from surface plasmon polaritons to metamaterials (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-22
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Metactronics: a new paradigm for optical nanocircuitry (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-23
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Determination of the polarity of InN by terahertz radiation (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 7600-24
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Session 6:
Spins and Spintronics I
Monday 25 January 2010
10:55 AM - 12:25 PM
Imaging the spin hall effect of light in a semiconductor (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-25
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Ultrafast dynamics and optical spin-control in single magnetic quantum dots (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-26
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Microscopic theoretical analysis of optically generated injection currents in semiconductor quantum wells
Paper 7600-27
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Spin dynamics and manipulation in GaMnAs alloys (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-28
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Session 7:
Nonlinear Optical Phenomena I
Monday 25 January 2010
1:45 PM - 3:25 PM
Probing many-body interactions in a disordered semiconductor quantum well with electronic two-dimensional Fourier transform spectroscopy (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-29
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Multimode instabilities and modelocking phenomena in quantum cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-30
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Subfemtosecond and attosecond pulse generation (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-31
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Temporal femtosecond pulse tailoring for nanoscale laser processing of wide-bandgap materials (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-32
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Session 8:
Nanostructures and Nanophotonics II
Monday 25 January 2010
3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Ultrafast optical control of electron spins in quantum wells and quantum dots (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-33
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Ultrafast optical nonlinearities in hybrid metal-J-aggregate nanostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-34
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Enhancement of optical emission and absorption by metal nanoparticles (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-35
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Multiple exciton generation and carrier dynamics in electronically coupled PbSe quantum dots (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-36
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Tuesday 26 January Show All Abstracts
OPTO Plenary Session
Tuesday 26 January 2010
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 102 (Exhibit Level)

8:30 am: Introduction and Opening Remarks
Keynote Session
Tuesday 26 January 2010
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Femtosecond quantum optics with semiconductor nanostructures: single cycles of light, electrons, and photons (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 7600-1
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Session 9:
Plasmonics II
Tuesday 26 January 2010
11:10 AM - 12:15 PM
Coherently coupled plasmonic and magnetic array antennas (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-37
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Ultrafast silicon-plasmonic modulators
Paper 7600-38
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Ultrafast electron emission from metals: the role of surface plasmons (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-39
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Session 10:
Special Topics
Tuesday 26 January 2010
1:30 PM - 3:35 PM
Up on the Jaynes-Cummings ladder of an exciton-cavity system (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-44
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Correlated ultrafast electron and proton translocation processes in bacteriorhodopsin monitored by time-resolved terahertz radiation (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-40
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New phenomena in interaction of intense ultrashort light pulses with transparent materials: from 3D self-assembled nanostructures to quill writing and nonreciprocal photosensitivity (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-41
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Probing H2O molecular layering structures at solid-water interfaces by femtosecond acoustic pulses (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-42
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Development and application of plasma waveguide based soft x-ray lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-43
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Session 11:
Spins and Spintronics II
Tuesday 26 January 2010
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Ultrafast optical manipulation of electron spins in quantum dots (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-45
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Proposal for electrical detection of spin separation with in-plane magnetic field in mesoscopic Stern-Gerlach spin filter
Paper 7600-46
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Electron-spin beat susceptibility of excitons in semiconductor quantum wells (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-47
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Electronic dynamics due to exchange interaction with holes in GaAs (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-48
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Wednesday 27 January Show All Abstracts
Session 12:
Nonlinear Optical Phenomena II
Wednesday 27 January 2010
8:00 AM - 9:55 AM
Advances in optical two-dimensional spectroscopy applied to the study of semiconductor and atomic systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-49
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Exciton annihilation and dephasing dynamics in semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-50
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Probing many particle correlations in semiconductor quantum wells using double-quantum-coherence signal (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-51
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Dynamics of shaping ultrashort optical dissipative solitary pulses in the actively mode-locked semiconductor laser with an external long-haul single-mode fiber cavity
Paper 7600-52
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Confined electron emission with femtosecond timing: nonlinearity, localization, enhancement (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-53
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Session 13:
Nonlinear Optical Phenomena III
Wednesday 27 January 2010
10:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Multiple-quantum 2D spectroscopy of many-body correlations in GaAs quantum wells (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-54
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Ultrafast coherent control of electric currents at metal surfaces (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-55
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Two-dimensional mode-locking in planar waveguide arrays
Paper 7600-56
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Toward nonlinear magneto-optics: collapse detuning via magnetically adjustable linear and circular birefringences (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-57
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Session 14:
Nanostructures and Nanophotonics III
Wednesday 27 January 2010
1:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Manipulation of a single Mn spin using excitation transfer between two coupled CdTe/ZnTe quantum dots (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-58
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Measurement of χ (3) in CdS nano-particles prepared by thermochemical method under a low-power CW He-Ne laser irradiation
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Paper 7600-59
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Ultrafast coherent spectroscopy with strain pulses in semiconductor nanostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-60
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Low-dimensional plasmons in atom-scale metallic objects (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-61
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Session 15:
THz Spectroscopy and Applications II
Wednesday 27 January 2010
3:15 PM - 5:20 PM
Carrier multiplication is more efficient in bulk PbS and PbSe than in quantum dots (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-62
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Extreme THz nonlinearities in bulk and nanostructured semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-63
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Nonlinear terahertz spectroscopy (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-64
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Nonlinear transient absorption bleaching of intense THz pulses in semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-65
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Terahertz radiation emission from silicon and magnesium doped indium nitride (Invited Paper)
Paper 7600-66
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Session PS3:
Posters-Wednesday
Wednesday 27 January 2010
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Room 103/104 (Exhibit Level)

Conference attendees are invited to attend the OPTO poster session on Wednesday evening. Come 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 and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/x27476.xml.
Ultrafast conductivity dynamics in optically excited InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells observed by transient THz spectroscopy
Paper 7600-67
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Increased-bandwidth in multiphoton intrapulse interference phase scan(MIIPS) using angle-dithered nonlinear-optical crystal
Paper 7600-68
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Terahertz plasmonic imaging
Paper 7600-69
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