The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
13 - 18 February 2016
Conference 9751
Smart Photonic and Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XVIII
Tuesday - Thursday 16 - 18 February 2016
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
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  • David V. Plant, McGill Univ. (Canada)
  • Andrew W. Poon, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China)
  • Ali Serpengüzel, Koç Univ. (Turkey)
  • Qian Wang, A*STAR - Data Storage Institute (Singapore)
  • Michael R. Watts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
  • Dan-Xia Xu, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
  • Lin Yang, Institute of Semiconductors (China)

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Welcome and Opening Remarks
Tuesday 16 February 2016
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM

Sailing He, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Session 1:
Advances in Silicon Photonics
Tuesday 16 February 2016
1:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Silicon photonics: some remaining challenges (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-1
Author(s): Graham T. Reed, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)
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Schematic-driven silicon photonics design (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-2
Author(s): Lukas Chrostowski, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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From materials to devices to systems: the development of silicon photonics for advanced communications (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-3
Author(s): Andrew P. Knights, McMaster Univ. (Canada)
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Session 2:
Plasmonic Nano-Lasers, Antennas, and Structures
Tuesday 16 February 2016
3:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Nanolasers and related issues for integrated photonics applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-4
Author(s): Cun-Zheng Ning, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
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Nano-antennas from the visible to the mid-infrared: material considerations and applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-5
Author(s): Stefan A. Maier, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
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Efficient optical coupling into ultra-compact plasmonic slot waveguide using dipole nanoantennas (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-6
Author(s): Qian Gao, Fanghui Ren, Alan X. Wang, Oregon State Univ. (United States)
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Ultrafast generation and relaxation of non-equilibrium carriers in plasmonic nanostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-7
Author(s): Prineha Narang, California Institute of Technology (United States), Northrop Grumman Corp. (United States)
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Wednesday 17 February Show All Abstracts
Session 3:
Smart Structures for Photonic Integration
Wednesday 17 February 2016
8:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Polarization diversity circuit for a silicon optical switch using silica waveguides integrated with photonic crystal thin film waveplates
Paper 9751-8
Author(s): Koki Sugiyama, Keio Univ. (Japan); Takafumi Chiba, Takayuki Kawashima, Shojiro Kawakami, Photonic Lattice Inc. (Japan); Hiroshi Takahashi, Sophia Univ. (Japan); Hiroyuki Tsuda, Keio Univ. (Japan)
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Resolving the controversy in the physical origin of enhanced optical gain/absorption in micro/nano waveguiding dielectric or plasmonic structures in photonic integrated circuits via the concept of geometrical energy velocity (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-9
Author(s): Seng-Tiong Ho, Xi Chen, Northwestern Univ. (United States); Yingyan Huang, OptoNet, Inc. (United States)
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Development of broadband antireflection of high-index substrate using SiNx/SiO2 (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-10
Author(s): Kim Peng Lim, Keh Ting D. Ng, Qian Wang, A*STAR - Data Storage Institute (Singapore)
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Silicon-nanodisk-based metasurface for subwavelength phase and polarization control
Paper 9751-11
Author(s): Ye Feng Yu, Ramón Paniagua-Domínguez, Alexander Y. Zhu, Yuan Hsing Fu, Boris Luk’yanchuk, Arseniy I. Kuznetsov, A*STAR - Data Storage Institute (Singapore)
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Photonic-crystal-based visible-light optical filter
Paper 9751-12
Author(s): Swati Rawal, Brahm Raj Singh, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (India)
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Session 4:
Advanced Hybrid PICs
Wednesday 17 February 2016
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Integration of two-dimensional semiconductors with photonic structures (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-13
Author(s): Vinod Menon, The City College of New York (United States)
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Ultra-thin oxide interlayer wafer bonding for heterogeneous III-V/Si photonics integration (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-14
Author(s): Qian Wang, A*STAR - Data Storage Institute (Singapore)
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All-optical SR flip-flop based on SOA-MZI switches monolithically integrated on a generic InP platform
Paper 9751-15
Author(s): Stelios Pitris, Christos Vagionas, Ctr. for Research and Technology Hellas (Greece), Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (Greece); George T. Kanellos, Ctr. for Research and Technology Hellas (Greece); Rifat Kisacik, Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration (Germany); Tolga Tekin, Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration (Germany), Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany); Ronald Broeke, Bright Photonics B.V. (Netherlands); Nikos Pleros, Ctr. for Research and Technology Hellas (Greece), Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (Greece)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 5:
Smart Light Sources I
Wednesday 17 February 2016
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Broadband SLED-based light source
Paper 9751-16
Author(s): Yonathan Dattner, Luxmux Technology Corp. (Canada); Orly Yadid-Pecht, Univ. of Calgary (Canada), Luxmux Technology Corp. (Canada)
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Lasing characteristics of integrated lasers with whispering-gallery mode microresonator (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-17
Author(s): Yong-Zhen Huang, Xiu-Wen Ma, Yue-De Yang, Jin-Long Xiao, Yun Du, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
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Integration of mode-locked diode lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-18
Author(s): Ann C. Coleman, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
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Ultra-high-Q silicon nitride microresonators for on-chip frequency comb generation (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-19
Author(s): Minghao Qi, Yi Xuan, Yang Liu, Xiaoxiao Xue, Andrew J. Metcalf, Pei-Hsun Wang, Jian Wang, Ben Niu, Kyunghun Han, Min Teng, Daniel E. Leaird, Andrew M. Weiner, Purdue Univ. (United States)
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Session 6:
Smart Light Sources II
Wednesday 17 February 2016
3:50 PM - 5:40 PM
Generic heterogeneously integrated III-V lasers on silica with metal-coated high-reflectance etched mirror (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-20
Author(s): Qian Wang, A*STAR - Data Storage Institute (Singapore)
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Patterned semiconductor inverted quantum-dot photonic devices (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-21
Author(s): James J. Coleman, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
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Tunable on-chip light sources using III-N nanowire arrays and two-dimensional atomic crystals (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-22
Author(s): Zetian Mi, Songrui Zhao, Yong-Ho Ra, Xianhe Liu, Binh Le, Renjie Wang, McGill Univ. (Canada)
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High-efficiency and compact semiconductor lasers with monolithically integrated switches for generation of high-power nanosecond pulses in time-of-flight (TOF) systems
Paper 9751-23
Author(s): Sergey O. Slipchenko, Aleksandr A. Podoskin, Olga S. Soboleva, Maxim S. Zakharov, Kirill V. Bakhvalov, Dmitrii N. Romanovich, Nikita A. Pikhtin, Il`ya S. Tarasov, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russian Federation); Timur A. Bagaev, Maxim A. Ladugin, Alexsandr A. Marmalyuk, Vladimir A. Simakov, JSC "Research Institute" POLYUS "them. M.F. Stelmaha" (Russian Federation)
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Session PWed:
Wednesday 17 February 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Moscone West Floors 2 and 3

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
A hybrid 3D LIDAR imager based on pixel-by-pixel scanning and DS-OCDMA
Paper 9751-42
Author(s): Gunzung Kim, Jeongsook Eom, Yongwan Park, Yeungnam Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Compact transverse-magnetic mode-pass polarizer based on one-dimensional photonic crystal waveguide
Paper 9751-43
Author(s): Dong Wook Kim, Moon Hyeok Lee, Yudeuk Kim, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Kyong-Hon Kim, Inha Univ (Korea, Republic of)
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A compact picosecond-pulsed laser source using a fully integrated CMOS driver circuit
Paper 9751-44
Author(s): Yuting He, Yuhua Li, Orly Yadid-Pecht, Univ. of Calgary (Canada)
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Bandgap engineering of InGaAsP/InP laser structure by photo-absorption-induced point defects
Paper 9751-45
Author(s): Mohammad Kaleem, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (Pakistan); Sajid Nazir, London South Bank Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Thursday 18 February Show All Abstracts
Session 7:
Signal Processing and Optical Interconnects
Thursday 18 February 2016
8:20 AM - 10:10 AM
Actively stabilized silicon microring resonator switch arrays for optical interconnects
Paper 9751-24
Author(s): Li Yu, Andrew Poon, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China)
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On-chip optical matrix processor for parallel computing (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-25
Author(s): Lin Yang, Jianfeng Ding, Lei Zhang, Ruiqiang Ji, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
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Ultrafast optical signal processing on silicon-based platforms (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-26
Author(s): Dawn Tan, Singapore Univ. of Technology & Design (Singapore)
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Recent advances in strained silicon photonics (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-27
Author(s): Pedro Damas, Xavier Le Roux, Mathias Berciano, Delphine Marris-Morini, Eric Cassan, Laurent Vivien, Institut d'Électronique Fondamentale (France)
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Session 8:
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits
Thursday 18 February 2016
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Design and optimization of photolithography friendly photonic components
Paper 9751-28
Author(s): James Pond, Xu Wang, Jonas Flückiger, Adam Reid, Jens Niegemann, Lumerical Solutions, Inc. (Canada)
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Verilog-A passive and active components modeling for silicon photonic circuits process design kit (PDK) assembly
Paper 9751-29
Author(s): Bayram Karakus, Fabien Gays, André Myko, Thomas Anfray, Christophe Kopp, CEA-LETI (France)
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An integrated Mach-Zehnder modulator bias controller based on eye-amplitude monitoring
Paper 9751-30
Author(s): Min-Hyeong Kim, Hyun-Yong Jung, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Lars Zimmermann, IHP GmbH (Germany); Woo-Young Choi, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Tunable arrayed waveguide grating driven by surface acoustic waves
Paper 9751-31
Author(s): Antonio Crespo-Poveda, Univ. de València (Spain); Alberto Hernández-Mínguez, Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik (Germany); Bernardo Gargallo, Univ. Politècnica de València (Spain); Klaus Biermann, Abbes Tahraoui, Paulo V. Santos, Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik (Germany); Pascual Muñoz, Univ. Politècnica de València (Spain); Andrés Cantarero, Maurício M. de Lima, Univ. de València (Spain)
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Session 9:
Optical Sensing and Imaging I
Thursday 18 February 2016
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Gas sensors using single layer patterned interference optical filters
Paper 9751-32
Author(s): Thomas D. Rahmlow, Robert L. Johnson, Kieran Gallagher, Omega Optical, Inc. (United States)
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Integrated microsystems for optical sensing and imaging applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 9751-33
Author(s): Stefan Sinzinger, Roman Kleindienst, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)
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Vertical split-ring resonators apply on sensing and metasurface
Paper 9751-34
Author(s): Wei-Lun Hsu, Pin Chieh Wu, Jia Wern Chen, Ting-Yu Chen, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan); Bo Han Cheng, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Wei Ting Chen, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan); Greg Sun, Univ. of Massachusetts Boston (United States); Din Ping Tsai, Research Ctr. for Applied Sciences - Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
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Low-cost fabrication of optical waveguides, interconnects, and sensing structures on all-polymer-based thin foils
Paper 9751-35
Author(s): Maher Rezem, Christian Kelb, Axel Günther, Maik Rahlves, Eduard Reithmeier, Bernhard Roth, Leibniz Univ. Hannover (Germany)
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Frequency range selection method of trans-impedance amplifier for high-sensitivity lock-in amplifier used in the optical sensors
Paper 9751-36
Author(s): Chang-In Park, Su-Jin Jeon, Tae-Ryong Kim, Myung-Gi Ji, Byung-Hee Son, Mi Jung, Young-Wan Choi, Chung-Ang Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Session 10:
Optical Sensing and Imaging II
Thursday 18 February 2016
3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Real-time 3D imaging using 4D light-field from National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Paper 9751-37
Author(s): Guangqi Hou, Institute of Automation (China); Chi Zhang, Institute of Automation (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Zhenan Sun, Institute of Automation (China)
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Super-resolution PMD cameras for applied metrology
Paper 9751-38
Author(s): Henrik Lietz, Jörg Eberhardt, Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten (Germany)
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Realization of error compensation algorithm in resistive read-out network for gamma-ray imaging detection system
Paper 9751-39
Author(s): Su-Jin Jeon, Young-Wan Choi, Chang-In Park, Byung-Hee Son, Mi Jung, Teak-Jin Jang, Chun-Sik Lee, Chung-Ang Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Modeling and calibration of pulse-modulation based ToF imaging systems
Paper 9751-40
Author(s): Andreas Süss, Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Systeme (Germany), IMEC (Belgium); Gabor Varga, Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Systeme (Germany), RWTH Aachen Univ. (Germany); Michael Marx, Peter Fürst, Stefan Gläsener, Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Systeme (Germany); Wolfram Tiedke, TriDiCam GmbH (Germany); Melanie Jung, Andreas Spickermann, Bedrich J. Hosticka, Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Systeme (Germany)
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Benchmarking time-of-flight based depth measurement techniques
Paper 9751-41
Author(s): Andreas Süss, Véronique Rochus, Maarten Rosmeulen, Xavier Rottenberg, IMEC (Belgium)
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