The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018
Conference 10550
Optical and Electronic Cooling of Solids III
Tuesday - Wednesday 30 - 31 January 2018
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
17 July 2017

Author Notification:
25 September 2017

Manuscript Due Date:
3 January 2018

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Gaurav Bahl, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
  • Steven Bowman, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • James G. Eden, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
  • Joaquín Fernández, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)

Program Committee continued...
  • Matthew Grayson, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
  • Raman Kashyap, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)
  • Paul D. LeVan, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
  • Ali Sayir, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (United States)
  • Mauro Tonelli, Univ. di Pisa (Italy)
  • Qihua Xiong, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

Tuesday 30 January Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Cryogenic Cooling in Yb:host Systems
Tuesday 30 January 2018
1:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 2003 (West Level 2)
Session Chair:
Peter J. Pauzauskie, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Laser refrigeration, alignment, and rotation of levitated Yb3+:YLF nanocrystals (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-1
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Author(s): Peter F. Barker, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
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Cooling a device with an all solid-state optical refrigerator (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-2
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Junwei Meng, Alexander R. Albrecht, Aram Gragossian, Eric Lee, Mohammadreza Ghasemkhani, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Markus P. Hehlen, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States); Richard I. Epstein, ThermoDynamic Films LLC (United States); Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Effect on cooling parameters of LiYF4 co-doped with Yb3+ and Tm3+ (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-3
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Mauro Tonelli, Giovanni Cittadino, Azzurra Volpi, Alberto Di Lieto, Univ. di Pisa (Italy)
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Laser cooling of solids: latest achievements and prospects (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-4
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Galina Nemova, Raman Kashyap, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)
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Investigation of temperature dependence of quantum efficiency and parasitic absorption in rare-earth doped crystals
Paper 10550-5
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Aram Gragossian, Azzurra Volpi, Junwei Meng, Alexander R. Albrecht, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Markus P. Hehlen, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States); Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 2:
Radiation-balanced Lasers
Tuesday 30 January 2018
3:50 PM - 6:10 PM
Location: Room 2003 (West Level 2)
Session Chair:
Alexander R. Albrecht, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Bridgman growth of fluoride crystals for radiation-balanced lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-6
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Markus P. Hehlen, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States); Azzurra Volpi, Junwei Meng, Alexander R. Albrecht, Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Design strategies for athermal fiber lasers and amplifiers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-7
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Arash Mafi, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Non-contact thermometry of nanoscale materials for radiation-balanced lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-8
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Peter J. Pauzauskie, Xuezhe Zhou, Anupum Pant, Xiaojing Xia, Univ. of Washington (United States)
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Time, space, and spectral multiplexing for radiation-balanced operation of semiconductor lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-9
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Jacob B. Khurgin, Zohreh Vafapour, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
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Investigation of radiation-balanced disk lasers
Paper 10550-10
Time: 5:50 PM - 6:10 PM
Author(s): Zhou Yang, Alexander R. Albrecht, Junwei Meng, Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Wednesday 31 January Show All Abstracts
Session 3:
Laser Cooling in Semiconductors
Wednesday 31 January 2018
8:20 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Room 2003 (West Level 2)
Session Chair:
Markus P. Hehlen, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Defect-mediated photoluminescence up-conversion in cadmium sulfide nanobelts (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-11
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Masaru K. Kuno, Yurii Morozov, Univ. of Notre Dame (United States)
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Optomechanical thermometry of cadmium sulfide nanoribbon cantilevers
Paper 10550-12
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): Anupum Pant, Bennett E. Smith, Xuezhe Zhou, Stuart Frazier, E. James Davis, Peter J. Pauzauskie, Univ. of Washington (United States)
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Resolved-sideband Raman cooling of optical phonons in semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-13
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Qihua Xiong, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
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Understanding the origin of parasitic absorption in GaAs double heterostructures
Paper 10550-14
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Nathan Giannini, Zhou Yang, Alexander R. Albrecht, Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Thermal dynamics in GaAs/GaInP double heterostructures after tunable ultrafast excitation
Paper 10550-15
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Author(s): Denis V. Seletskiy, Jan F. Lippmann, Timo Raab, Univ. Konstanz (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 4:
Electroluminescence and Heat Conversion
Wednesday 31 January 2018
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 2003 (West Level 2)
Session Chair:
Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Thermodynamics on visible light-emitting diodes (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-16
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Jin Xue, Zheng Li, Rajeev J. Ram, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
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Thermally-enhanced photoluminescence solar conversion prototype design (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-17
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Nimrod Kruger, Matej Kurtulik, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel); Assaf Manor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), Univ. of Michigan (United States); Carmel Rotschild, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
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Thermally-enhanced photoluminescence in low-bandgap materials for conversion of industrial waste heat to electricity
Paper 10550-18
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Tamilarasan Sabapathy, Nimrod Kruger, Carmel Rotschild, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 5:
System Modeling and Thermal Metrology
Wednesday 31 January 2018
1:40 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room 2003 (West Level 2)
Session Chair:
Richard I. Epstein, ThermoDynamic Films LLC (United States)
Model of anti-Stokes cooling in a Yb-doped fiber (Invited Paper)
Paper 10550-19
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Jenny Knall, Mina Esmaeelpour, Michel J. F. Digonnet, Stanford Univ. (United States)
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A numerical study of laser cooling in a large mode area single-mode photonic crystal Yb3+:ZBLAN glass fiber
Paper 10550-20
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Behnam Abaie, Esmaeil Mobini Souchelmaei, Mostafa Peysokhan, Arash Mafi, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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In-situ fiber temperature sensor for anti-Stokes cooling measurements in doped fibers
Paper 10550-21
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Arushi Arora, Mina Esmaeelpour, Stanford Univ. (United States); Jean-Simon Frenière , Tommy Boilard, Martin Bernier, Univ. Laval (Canada); Michel J. F. Digonnet, Stanford Univ. (United States)
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Temperature measurement of rare-earth-doped optical fibers using a variant of the differential luminescence thermometry
Paper 10550-22
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Mostafa Peysokhan, Behnam Abaie, Esmaeil Mobini Souchelmaei, Arash Mafi, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Structural and optical characterizations of Yb3+ doped GeO2-PbF2-PbO glass-ceramics for optical refrigeration
Paper 10550-28
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Author(s): Lauro J.Q. Maia, UFG (Brazil), École Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada); Jyothis Thomas, École Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada); Kummara V. Krishnaiah, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada); Yannick Ledemi, Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser (Canada); Denis V. Seletskiy, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada); Younès Messaddeq, Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser (Canada); Raman Kashyap, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)
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Coffee Break 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session 6:
Novel Approaches to Radiation-balanced Lasers
Wednesday 31 January 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Room 2003 (West Level 2)
Session Chair:
Azzurra Volpi, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Strategies for laser cooling of Yb-doped ZBLAN and silica single-mode optical fiber
Paper 10550-23
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Esmaeil Mobini Souchelmaei, Mostafa Peysokhan, Behnam Abaie, Arash Mafi, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Advances in mid-IR solid-state optical cooling and radiation-balanced lasers
Paper 10550-24
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Saeid Rostami, Zhou Yang, Alexander R. Albrecht, Aram Gragossian, Mohammadreza Ghasemkhani, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Azzurra Volpi, Mauro Tonelli, Univ. di Pisa (Italy); Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Bandgap engineering and prospects for radiation-balanced vertical-cavity semiconductor lasers
Paper 10550-25
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Zohreh Vafapour, Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
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Session PWed:
Posters-Wednesday
Wednesday 31 January 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Moscone West Level 2 & 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 http://spie.org/PWPosterGuidelines.
Photoluminescence transition into thermal emission far from radiative limit
Paper 10550-26
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Matej Kurtulik, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel); Assaf Manor, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Bagrat Khachatryan, Rafi Weill, Carmel Rotschild, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
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Photoluminescence up-conversion in CsPbBr3 quantum dots
Paper 10550-27
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yurii Morozov, Shubin Zhang, Masaru K. Kuno, Univ. of Notre Dame (United States)
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