The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
Conference 10901
Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) IX
Tuesday - Wednesday 5 - 6 February 2019
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Abstract Due:
25 July 2018

Author Notification:
1 October 2018

Manuscript Due Date:
9 January 2019

Conference
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Program Committee
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  • Elyahou Kapon, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Walter Lubeigt, M Squared Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • Jerome V. Moloney, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
  • Wolfgang Stolz, NAsP III/V GmbH (Germany)
  • Anne C. Tropper, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
  • Keith G. Wilcox, Univ. of Dundee (United Kingdom)

Tuesday 5 February Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
VECSEL Optimization I
Tuesday 5 February 2019
8:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)
Session Chair:
Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Material systems for VECSEL gain mirrors (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10901-1
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
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1550-μm wavelength wafer-fused OP-VECSELs in flip-chip configuration
Paper 10901-3
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Author(s): Alexandru Mereuta, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Kostiantyn Nechay, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland); Andrei Caliman, Grigore Suruceanu, Pascal Gallo, LakeDiamond S.A. (Switzerland); Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland); Eli Kapon, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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High power widely tunable optically pumped semiconductor lasers
Paper 10901-4
Time: 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Yanbo Bai, Zuntu Xu, Eli Weiss, Christian Scholz, Juan Chilla, Andreas Diening, Coherent, Inc. (United States)
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Active meta-mirror concepts for VECSELs (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-5
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): David Lidsky, Zhou Yang, Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
Mid-IR and THz VECSELs
Tuesday 5 February 2019
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)
Session Chair:
Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Mid-IR VECSELs (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10901-6
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Author(s): Marcel Rattunde, Peter Holl, Steffen Adler, Elke Diwo-Emmer, Rolf Aidam, Joachim Wagner, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik (Germany)
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Widely tunable VECSEL in the 3-4 µm wavelength range for gas sensing
(Canceled)
Paper 10901-7
Time: 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s):
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VECSEL-based frequency comb in the MIR
Paper 10901-8
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Author(s): Robert Rockmore, Alexandre Laurain, Jerome V. Moloney, R. Jason Jones, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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High-power terahertz metasurface quantum-cascade VECSELs (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-9
Time: 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Author(s): Benjamin S. Williams, Christopher A. Curwen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); John L. Reno, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Session 3:
VECSEL Optimization II
Tuesday 5 February 2019
1:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)
Session Chair:
Anne C. Tropper, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Low noise tunable integrated semiconductor laser: Dynamic instability and route to single frequency operation (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-10
Time: 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Author(s): Arnaud Garnache, Univ. Montpellier (France); Baptiste Chomet, Univ. Montpellier (France), Innoptics SAS (France); Mikhaël Myara, Stéphane Blin, Univ. Montpellier (France); Laurence Ferrières, Vincent Lecocq, Innoptics SAS (France); Grégoire Beaudoin, Isabelle Sagnes, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France); Stéphane Denet, Innoptics SAS (France)
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16 W DBR-free semiconductor disk laser using dual-SiC-heatspreader
Paper 10901-11
Time: 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Zhou Yang, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); David Follman, Crystalline Mirror Solutions, LLC (United States); Dominic Bachmann, Crystalline Mirror Solutions GmbH (Austria); Paula Heu, Crystalline Mirror Solutions, LLC (United States); Alexander R. Albrecht, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Garrett D. Cole, Crystalline Mirror Solutions, LLC (United States), Crystalline Mirror Solutions GmbH (Austria); Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Modeling and experimental investigation of transverse mode dynamics in VECSEL
Paper 10901-12
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Author(s): Alexandre Laurain, Jörg Hader, Jerome V. Moloney, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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MECSELs with direct emission in the 740 to 790 nm spectral range
Paper 10901-13
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Hermann Kahle, Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Patrik Rajala, Antti Tukiainen, Sanna Ranta, Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
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Influence of microscopic many-body scattering on multi-wavelength VECSEL lasing (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-14
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Author(s): Isak R. Kilen, Jörg Hader, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Stephan W. Koch, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Jerome V. Moloney, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session 4:
Modelocking
Tuesday 5 February 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)
Session Chair:
Jerome V. Moloney, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Bifurcation scenario leading to multiple pulse emission in VECSELs (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-15
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Jan Hausen, Stefan Meinecke, Lina Jaurigue, Kathy Lüdge, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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New approaches to mode-locking in VECSELs in the red spectral range: Self-mode-locking and saturable absorber membranes (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-16
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Marius Grossmann, Ana Cutuk, Philipp Tatar-Mathes, Institut für Halbleiteroptik und Funktionelle Grenzflächen (Germany); Martin Koch, Arash Rahimi-Iman, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Roman Bek, Michael Jetter, Peter Michler, Institut für Halbleiteroptik und Funktionelle Grenzflächen (Germany)
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Investigations on the origins of self-mode-locking in VECSELs: Nonlinear lensing and the role of the microcavity
Paper 10901-17
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Author(s): Christian Kriso, Sascha Kress, Tasnim Munshi, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Marius Grossmann, Roman Bek, Michael Jetter, Peter Michler, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany); Wolfgang Stolz, Martin Koch, Arash Rahimi-Iman, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany)
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Towards dual frequency comb VECSELs with DMD laser-ablated spatial mode masks
Paper 10901-18
Time: 5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Jonathan R. C. Woods, Daniel J. Heath, Jake Daykin, Theo Chen Sverre, Ben Mills, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom); Arnaud Garnache, Univ. Montpellier (France); Anne C. Tropper, Vasilis Apostolopoulos, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
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Femtosecond dual-comb MIXSEL (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-19
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Author(s): Jacob Nürnberg, Cesare G. E. Alfieri, Dominik Waldburger, Matthias Golling, Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Session PTue:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 5 February 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel, Golden Gate Ballroom

Conference attendees are invited to attend the LASE poster session on Tuesday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field.

Poster Setup: Tuesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
http://spie.org/PWPosterGuidelines
A design of electric pumped perovskite vertical cavity surface emitter laser
Paper 10901-29
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Zhishuang Liu, Wanhua Zheng, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
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Development of electrically pumped VECSEL in the visible spectrum
Paper 10901-30
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Zhihua Huang, Michael Zimmer, Michael Jetter, Peter Michler, Institut für Halbleiteroptik und Funktionelle Grenzflächen (Germany)
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Wednesday 6 February Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Applications I
Wednesday 6 February 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)
Session Chair:
Jennifer E. Hastie, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Dual-frequency VECSELs for Cs clocks (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-26
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Author(s): Fabien Bretenaker, Lab. Aimé Cotton (France), Raman Research Institute (India); Hui Liu, Gregory Gredat, Fabienne Goldfarb, Lab. Aimé Cotton (France); Ghaya Baili, François Gutty, Thales Research & Technology (France); Isabelle Sagnes, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France)
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Self-referenced gigahertz frequency combs from SESAM-modelocked VECSELs and Yb:CALGO bulk lasers: A noise comparison
Paper 10901-21
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Author(s): Léonard M. Krüger, Dominik Waldburger, Aline S. Mayer, Cesare G. E. Alfieri, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Adrea R. Johnson, Columbia Univ. (United States), Cornell Univ. (United States); Alexander Klenner, Yoshitomo Okawachi, Michal Lipson, Alexander L. Gaeta, Columbia Univ. (United States); Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Xingchen Ji, Columbia Univ. (United States), Cornell Univ. (United States)
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Breath acetone analysis using a broadly-tunable mid-IR VECSEL (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-22
Time: 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Author(s): Lukas Emmenegger, EMPA (Switzerland); Luc Tappy, Univ. de Lausanne (Switzerland); Jana Jágerská, UiT The Arctic Univ. of Norway (Norway); Fabian Bovey, Univ. de Lausanne (Switzerland); Herbert Looser, EMPA (Switzerland); Ferdinand Felder, Camlin Technologies (Switzerland) AG (Switzerland)
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VECSEL for 3D LiDAR applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-23
Time: 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Author(s): Markus Herper, Stephan Gronenborn, Philips GmbH Photonics Aachen (Germany); Xi Gu, Philips Photonics (Netherlands); Johanna Kolb, Philips GmbH Photonics Aachen (Germany); Michael Miller, Philips GmbH Photonics (Germany); Holger Moench, Philips GmbH Photonics Aachen (Germany)
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Light detection and ranging with a single free-running dual-comb semiconductor disk laser
Paper 10901-24
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Jacob Nürnberg, Cesare G. E. Alfieri, Dominik Waldburger, Léonard M. Krüger, Matthias Golling, Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 6:
Applications II
Wednesday 6 February 2019
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)
Session Chair:
Thomas Südmeyer, Univ. de Neuchâtel (Switzerland)
GaN-diode-pumped AlGaInP VECSEL for strontium optical clocks (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-25
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Riccardo Casula, Paulo Hisao Moriya, George A. Chappell, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom); Daniele C. Parrotta, Institute of Photonics, Department of Physics, SUPA, University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom), Coherent Scotland Ltd (United Kingdom); Sanna Ranta, Hermann Kahle, Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland); Jennifer E. Hastie, Institute of Photonics, Department of Physics, SUPA, University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
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Gigahertz VECSEL frequency combs: Characterization, stabilization, and applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-20
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Pierre Brochard, Nayara Jornod, Valentin J. Wittwer, Stéphane Schilt, Thomas Südmeyer, Univ. de Neuchâtel (Switzerland)
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Development of commercial high power single-frequency VECSELs (Invited Paper)
Paper 10901-27
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Mika Mäki, Sanna Ranta, Mircea Guina, Vexlum Ltd. (Finland), Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
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Advances in commercial semiconductor disk lasers
Paper 10901-28
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Author(s): David Paboeuf, C. Robin Head, Walter Lubeigt, Nils Hempler, Gareth T. Maker, Graeme P. A. Malcolm, M Squared Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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VECSELs Best Student Paper Award Ceremony
Wednesday 6 February 2019
12:15 PM - 12:20 PM
Location: Room 208 (South Level Two)

Presented by Juan L. Chilla, Coherent, Inc. (United States)

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