The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
21 - 26 January 2012
Conference 8273
Advances in Slow and Fast Light V
Sunday - Tuesday 22 - 24 January 2012
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Abstract Due:
11 July 2011

Author Notification:
19 September 2011

Manuscript Due Date:
23 December 2011

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Sunday 22 January Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Slow and Fast Light in Resonant Systems
Sunday 22 January 2012
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Implementation and applications of quantum Hall physics with optical photons
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Population oscillation induced slow light in a nonlinear photonic crystal microcavity (Invited Paper)
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Slow light enhancement of four-wave mixing in coupled silicon-on-insulator microrings (Invited Paper)
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Dynamical trapping of light in coupled laser arrays: slow or fast?
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Session 2:
Slow and Fast Light in Atomic Vapor
Sunday 22 January 2012
10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Atomic prism (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
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Slow and stored light with atom-based squeezed light (Invited Paper)
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Light matter interactions on a chip: a new integrated platform for slow and fast light (Invited Paper)
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Effect of Zeeman sublevels on light shifts in CPT-based Raman-Ramsey atomic clocks (Invited Paper)
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Session 3:
Slow and Fast Light Using SOA , SBS, and NLO
Sunday 22 January 2012
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Slow and fast light in SOAs for microwave photonics applications (Invited Paper)
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Sensitivity enhancement in a superluminal semiconductor optical amplifier ring laser (Invited Paper)
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Variable delay using stationary and localized Brillouin dynamic gratings (Invited Paper)
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A Brillouin gain based fast light fiber laser for sensing applications (Invited Paper)
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Detecting rotation using wave mixing in an ultra-dispersive medium (Invited Paper)
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Nonlinear optics at the few-photon level in photonic crystal fibers (Invited Paper)
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Session 4:
Slow and Fast Light in Spectral Hole Burning Media and Nanofiber
Sunday 22 January 2012
4:00 PM - 6:05 PM
Brillouin scattering for dynamic sensing (Invited Paper)
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Increasing the scale factor of a ring laser gyro via spectral hole burning (Invited Paper)
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Toward deep tissue biomedical imaging with slow light and ultrasound (Invited Paper)
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Various applications of slow light in a rare-earth doped crystal (Invited Paper)
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Manipulation of light propagation using optical-nanofiber cavities (Invited Paper)
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Monday 23 January Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Slow and Fast Light Using Photonic Crystal Structures
Monday 23 January 2012
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Slow-light in photonic crystal waveguides/fibers: dispersion tailoring schemes for obtaining a high group index with wide band and low GVD (Invited Paper)
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The role of slow wave propagation in nonlinear photonic crystal waveguides (Invited Paper)
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Ultra high Q photonic structures on silicon (Invited Paper)
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Progress in hollow core photonic crystal fiber for atomic vapour based coherent optics (Invited Paper)
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Slow and fast light in dispersion engineered photonic crystal cavities (Invited Paper)
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Dark resonances in all-optical analogue to EIT: lossless intensity modulation, force enhancement, and optical antennas (Invited Paper)
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Session 6:
Sensors Using Slow and Fast Light I
Monday 23 January 2012
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dispersion in a four level N-scheme atomic system with co- and counter- propagating beams (Invited Paper)
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Effect of inhomogeneous broadening on a DPAL based superluminal laser for precision sensing (Invited Paper)
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Tuning the sensitivity of an optical cavity with slow and fast light (Invited Paper)
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Rb-based superluminal DPAL laser: properties and applications to sensing
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Session 7:
Sensors Using Slow and Fast Light II
Monday 23 January 2012
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Slow-light through wave-mixing in liquid crystal light-valves and interferometric applications (Invited Paper)
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Slow light in fiber sensors (Invited Paper)
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Improved spectral performance of Fourier transform interferometer utilizing slow light medium (Invited Paper)
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Session 8:
Theoretical Studies in Slow and Fast Light
Monday 23 January 2012
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
New physics and new applications with slow light (Invited Paper)
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Microscopic and macroscopic descriptions of electromagnetic-field propagation in nonlinear dispersive and absorbing media (Invited Paper)
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Kerr effect in structured superluminal media (Invited Paper)
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Raman-active photonic crystal: dual wavelength slow light, optical memory, and signal processing
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Slow light: Where does the energy hide? (Invited Paper)
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Propagation of slow whispering gallery modes along the optical fiber (Invited Paper)
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Universality in slow light spectra (Invited Paper)
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Tuesday 24 January Show All Abstracts
OPTO Plenary Session
Tuesday 24 January 2012
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Room 134 (Exhibit Level)

Session Chairs: Klaus P. Streubel, OSRAM GmbH (Germany); David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia Norwich (United Kingdom)

8:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Klaus P. Streubel, OSRAM GmbH (Germany)

8:05 am: Announcement of the Green Photonics Awards, Stephen J. Eglash, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford Univ. (USA)

8:10 am: Spinoptics: Spin Degeneracy Removal in Nanostructures, Erez Hasman, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)

8:50 am: High-Contrast Metastructures for Integrated Optics, Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)

9:30 am: Engaging Spins in Semiconductors for Quantum Information Processing, David Awschalom, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
Session 9:
Slow and Fast Light for Optical Communication, Optomechanics, and Microwave Photonics
Tuesday 24 January 2012
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tunable optical tapped-delay-lines for signal processing applications (Invited Paper)
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Constant- and variable-chirp gratings for a broadband white light cavity for data buffering
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Slow-light enhanced optomechanical interactions (Invited Paper)
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Optomechanical light storage in a silica resonator (Invited Paper)
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Session 10:
New Directions in Slow and Fast Light I
Tuesday 24 January 2012
1:15 PM - 2:55 PM
Recent progress in on-chip slow light devices (Invited Paper)
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Slow-light enhancement of spontaneous emission in active photonic crystal waveguides (Invited Paper)
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Light buckets: stopping light in light capacitors (Invited Paper)
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EIT and quantum memory in nanomechanical systems (Invited Paper)
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Session 11:
New Directions in Slow and Fast Light II
Tuesday 24 January 2012
3:25 PM - 5:55 PM
Enhancing the light-matter interaction using slow light: towards the concept of dense light (Invited Paper)
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Slow light and broadband coherent phonon generation (Invited Paper)
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Amplified stopped light in metamaterial waveguides (Invited Paper)
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Slow light in a symmetrically-pumped DFB fiber laser with a variable phase shift (Invited Paper)
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Deterministic optical rogue waves (Invited Paper)
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