San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
Conference 11088
Optical Sensing, Imaging, and Photon Counting: From X-Rays to THz 2019
Wednesday - Thursday 14 - 15 August 2019
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Conference Chair
Program Committee
  • Vladimir Antonov, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London (United Kingdom)
  • Ravi Athale, Office of Naval Research (United States)
  • Jeremy J. Baumberg, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • Gail J. Brown, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
  • Joe C. Campbell, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
  • Alessandro Casaburi, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
  • Arvind I. D'Souza, DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems, Inc. (United States)
  • Takeharu Goji Etoh, Ritsumeikan Univ. (Japan)
  • Sergio Fernandez-Garrido, Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik (Germany)
  • Robert J. Grasso, EOIR Technologies (United States)
  • Christoph H. Grein, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
  • Kazuhiko Hirakawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Pengda Hong, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
  • Carl Jackson, SensL (Ireland)
  • Gerasimos Konstantatos, ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (Spain)

Program Committee continued...
  • Aizhen Li, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (China)
  • Whitney Mason, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
  • Ryan McClintock, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
  • Ronen Rapaport, The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem (Israel)
  • Christian Seassal, Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France)
  • Philip Perconti, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • Andrés Redondo-Cubero, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
  • Carlo Sirtori, Univ. Paris 7-Denis Diderot (France)
  • Dorota S. Temple, RTI International (United States)
  • Carlos Rivera, Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España (Spain)
  • Jose María M. Ulloa, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
  • Javier Miguel Sánchez, Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd. (Switzerland)
  • Chee Hing Tan, The Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
  • Usha Varshney, National Science Foundation (United States)
  • Kaikai Xu, State Key Lab. of Electronic Thin Films & Integrated Devices (China)
  • Yong-Hang Zhang, Arizona State Univ. (United States)

Additional Conference
Founding Chair: Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Wednesday 14 August Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Nanostructures for Efficient Photodetectors and Sensors I
Wednesday 14 August 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chairs:
Hiroshi Ito, Kitasato Univ. (Japan) ;
Oleg Mitrofanov, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Nanoelectromechanical infrared detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-1
Author(s): Silvan Schmid, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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Colloidal quantum dots based infrared electronic eyes for multispectral imaging
Paper 11088-2
Author(s): Xin Tang, Matthew M. Ackerman, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, The Univ. of Chicago (United States)
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Demonstration of superconducting nanowire single photon detectors based on NbTiN on III-nitrides
Paper 11088-3
Author(s): Houssaine Machhadani, CEA (France); Julien Zichi, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden); Catherine Bougerol, Institut NÉEL (France), CNRS (France); Stéphane Lequien, Jean-Luc Thomassin, Nicolas Mollard, Anna Mukhtarova, CEA (France); Valery Zwiller, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden); Jean-Michel Gérard, Eva Monroy, CEA (France)
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GHz-THz radiation sensing via temperature-to-phase conversion
Paper 11088-4
Author(s): Federico Paolucci, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy)
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Metamaterial-enhanced quantum infrared detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-5
Author(s): Yanko Todorov, Ecole Normale Supérieure (France)
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Session 2:
Nanostructures for Efficient Photodetectors and Sensors II
Wednesday 14 August 2019
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
Yanko Todorov, Univ. Paris Diderot (France)
Highly sensitive terahertz-wave detection by Fermi-level managed barrier diode (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-6
Author(s): Hiroshi Ito, Kitasato Univ. (Japan); Tadao Ishibashi, NTT Electronics Techno Corp. (Japan)
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The deeply depleted graphene-insulator-semiconductor junction: a versatile approach towards light sensing across the electromagnetic spectrum
Paper 11088-7
Author(s): Isaac Ruiz, Michael D. Goldflam, Thomas E. Beechem, Stephen W. Howell, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Graphene-silicon quantum dot photodetectors with ultra-high responsivity
Paper 11088-8
Author(s): Nguyen Q. Vinh, Vinh Xuan Ho, Yifei Wang, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States); Mike Cooney, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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Quantum transport at Dirac point enables molecularly doped graphene for terahertz heterodyne astronomy (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-9
Author(s): Samuel Lara-Avila, Andrey Danilov, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden); Dmitry Golubev, Aalto Univ. (Finland); Hans He, Kyung Ho Kim, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden); Rositsa Yakimova, Linköping Univ. (Sweden); Floriana Lombardi, Thilo Bauch, Sergey Cherednichenko, Sergey Kubatkin, Chalmers Univ. of Technology (Sweden)
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Exhibition/Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 3:
Advanced Applications of Single-Photon Detectors
Wednesday 14 August 2019
1:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chair:
Pawel E. Malinowski, IMEC (Belgium)
Three-dimensional imaging in extreme conditions using single-photon detection (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-10
Author(s): Gerald S. Buller, Aongus McCarthy, Rachael Tobin, Aurora Maccarone, Abderrahim Halimi, Julian Tachella, Yoann Altmann, Stephen McLaughlin, Andrew M. Wallace, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom); Martin Laurenzis, Frank Christnacher, Institut Franco-Allemand de Recherches de Saint-Louis (France); Philip Soan, Kenneth J. McEwan, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
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Rangefinding and LiDAR with photon number resolving detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-11
Author(s): Hagai Eisenberg, The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem (Israel)
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Progress towards scientific application of the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS): noise and temperature (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-12
Author(s): Wei Deng, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States); Dakota A. Starkey, Dartmouth College (United States); Jiaju Ma, Gigajot Technology Inc. (United States); Eric R. Fossum, Dartmouth College (United States)
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Session 4:
Advances in High-Resolution Imaging and Sensing
Wednesday 14 August 2019
3:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Session Chair:
Yu Yao, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
Cross-modality super-resolution in fluorescence microscopy enabled by generative adversarial networks
Paper 11088-13
Author(s): Hongda Wang, Yair Rivenson, Yiyin Jin, Zhensong Wei, Ronald Gao, Harun Gunaydin, Laurent A. Bentolila, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); Comert Kural, The Ohio State Univ. (United States); Aydogan Ozcan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Femtosecond optical imaging of nanostructures using ultrafast ultramicroscopy
Paper 11088-14
Author(s): Mohamed El Kabbash, Chunlei Guo, Ranran Fang, Subhash Singh, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
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Nano-FTIR correlation nanoscopy for organic and inorganic material analysis
Paper 11088-15
Author(s): Andreas Huber, Tobias Gokus, Stefan Mastel, neaspec GmbH (Germany)
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Multi-molecular effects in SERS : a quantum optomechanical study
Paper 11088-16
Author(s): Tharindu Warnakula, Malin Premaratne, Monash Univ. (Australia)
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Sub-wavelength-resolution imaging of soft biological tissues: a review of modern methods and original results
Paper 11088-17
Author(s): Nikita V. Chernomyrdin, Bauman Moscow State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation), A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the RAS (Russian Federation); Anna S. Kucheryavenko, Bauman Moscow State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Gleb M. Katyba, Institute of Solid State Physics RAS (Russian Federation); Pavel A. Karalkin, 3D Bioprinting Solutions (Russian Federation); Vladimir N. Kurlov, Institute of Solid State Physics RAS (Russian Federation); Valery E. Karasik, Bauman Moscow State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ. (Russian Federation); Maksim Skorobogatiy, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada); Kirill I. Zaytsev, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the RAS (Russian Federation)
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Wide-field time-gated phasor analysis of visible fluorescence through highly scattering medium
Paper 11088-32
Author(s): Rinat Ankri, Xavier Michalet, Shimon Weiss, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Session PWed:
Wednesday 14 August 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the poster session on Wednesday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Registration badges are required for entry.

Poster Setup: Wednesday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
Interference colouring of nematic liquid crystals with carbon nanotubes
Paper 11088-27
Author(s): Andriy L. Nehrych, Peter P. Maksymyak, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National Univ. (Ukraine)
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Investigation of stochastization of optical radiation scattered by graphene nanosheets
Paper 11088-28
Author(s): Mykhailo S. Gavrylyak, Peter P. Maksymyak, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National Univ. (Ukraine)
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Laser heating and thermal detection for target discrimination
Paper 11088-29
Author(s): Carlton W. Farley, Jonathan Mills, Sandra Sadate-Muoaleu, Paul Ruffin, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States); Christina Brantley, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (United States); Ashok Batra, Anup Sharma, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
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A diaphragm type fiber Bragg grating (FBG) based pressure sensor for ocean applications
Paper 11088-30
Author(s): Swamy Vaddadi, Saidi Reddy Parne, National Institute of Technology, Goa (India); Sanjeev Afzulpurkar, Shivanand Prabhudesai, CSIR - National Institute of Oceanography (India); Vijeesh V. P. , National Institute of Technology, Goa (India)
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High-contrast index mapping of PAN-NCC nanowires using photo-induced force microscopy with a functionalized tip
Paper 11088-31
Author(s): Eun Seong Lee, Junghoon Jahng, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (Korea, Republic of)
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Session 5:
Image Sensor Technologies
Thursday 15 August 2019
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Session Chair:
Gerald S. Buller, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
NIR/SWIR monolithic image sensors enabled by thin-film photodiode stacks (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-18
Author(s): Pawel E. Malinowski, Epimitheas Georgitzikis, Yunlong Li, Pierre Boulenc, Fortunato Frazzica, Celso Cavaco, Stefano Guerrieri, IMEC (Belgium); Jorick Maes, Zeger Hens, Univ. Gent (Belgium); Sam Gielen, Frederik Verstraeten, Univ. Hasselt (Belgium); Pieter Verstappen, Univ. Hasselt (Belgium); Wouter Maes, Univ. Hasselt (Belgium); Paul Heremans, David Cheyns, IMEC (Belgium)
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The light-trap: a novel concept for a large SiPM-based pixel
Paper 11088-19
Author(s): Daniel Guberman, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy); Juan Cortina, CIEMAT (Spain); John E. Ward, Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain); Elia Do Souto Espiñera, Institut de Fisica d'Altes Energies (Spain); Alexander Hahn, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); Daniel Mazin, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
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Advanced photonic BiCMOS technology with high-performance Ge photo detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-20
Author(s): Stefan Lischke, Christian Mai, Lars Zimmermann, Leibniz-Institut für innovative Mikroelektronik, IHP (Germany)
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Plasmonic color filtering using nanostructured metallic corrugation for multi-band imaging application
Paper 11088-21
Author(s): Atsutaka Miyamichi, Atsushi Ono, Keiichiro Kagawa, Keita Yasutomi, Shoji Kawahito, Shizuoka Univ. (Japan)
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Highly efficient on-chip integratable metasurface devices for polarimetric detection and imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-22
Author(s): Yu Yao, Ali Basiri, Jing Bai, Xiahui Chen, Jiawei Zuo, Chao Wang, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
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Session 6:
Novel Photonic Technologies and Applications
Thursday 15 August 2019
10:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Session Chair:
Silvan Schmid, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
Bias-free optical-to-terahertz conversion through plasmonic nanostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-23
Author(s): Mona Jarrahi, Deniz Turan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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In situ synthesis of Bi: YIG microcrystal on an optical fiber for magneto-optic sensing
Paper 11088-24
Author(s): Issatay Nadinov, Jean-Luc Rehspringer, Mircea Vomir, Loïc Mager, Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg (France), CNRS (France)
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Visible to mid-infrared integrated sensors for air quality measurement (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-25
Author(s): Salim Boutami, Gabriel Jobert, Pierre Barritault, Jean-Guillaume Coutard, Maryse Fournier, Jean-Marc Fédéli, Pierre Labeye, Adrien Marchant, Olivier Lartigue, Emerick Lorent, Alain Glière, Christophe Constancias, Sergio Nicoletti, CEA-LETI (France); Cecile Jamois, Christian Seassal, Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, Univ. de Lyon (France), Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France); Laurent Duraffourg, CEA-LETI (France)
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Performance tests and applications of the new photon counting detector prototype for pump-probe experiments at the SOLEIL synchrotron (Invited Paper)
Paper 11088-26
Author(s): Diana Bachiller-Perea, Yves-Maire Abiven, Jérôme Bisou, François Baudelet, Jean Coquet, Arkadiusz Dawiec, Pierre Fertey, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France); Pawel Grybos, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Amélie Jarnac, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France); Brahim Kanouté, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France); Qingyu Kong, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France); Anna Koziol, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Florent Langlois, Claire Lauhlé, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France); Piotr Maj, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Claude Menneglier, Fabienne Orsini, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France); Yoann Sergent, Gauthier Thibaux, Synchrotron SOLEIL (France)
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