The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020
Conference 11301
Novel In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers XIX
Monday - Thursday 3 - 6 February 2020
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Yasuhiko Arakawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Mikhail A. Belkin, Walter Schottky Institut (Germany)
  • Dan Botez, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
  • Federico Capasso, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (United States)
  • Gary A. Evans, Southern Methodist Univ. (United States)
  • Mariangela Gioannini, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
  • Michael Kneissl, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
  • Sophie Lange, Microsoft Research Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • Kei-May Lau, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China)
  • Luke F. Lester, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
  • Shinji Matsuo, NTT Device Technology Labs. (Japan)

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Monday 3 February Show All Abstracts
Session Plen:
OPTO Plenary Session
Monday 3 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Room 207/215 (South Level Two)

8:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sailing He, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Zhejiang Univ. (China); Yasuhiro Koike, Keio Univ. (Japan)
The future of optical components and materials in the fibre (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11285-201
Time: 8:05 AM - 8:45 AM
Author(s): David N. Payne, Optoelectronics Research Ctr., Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
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Efficient light emission from hexagonal SiGe (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11284-202
Time: 8:45 AM - 9:25 AM
Author(s): Erik P. A. M. Bakkers, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
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Product design for the next wave of computing (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11283-203
Time: 9:25 AM - 10:05 AM
Author(s): Trond Wuellner, Google (United States)
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Session 1:
Nitride and Visible Lasers
Monday 3 February 2020
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Michael Kneissl, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Semipolar group III-nitride distributed-feedback blue laser diode with Indium tin oxide surface grating (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-1
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Haojun Zhang, Daniel Cohen, Philip Chan, Matthew Wong, Shlomo Mehari, Shuji Nakamura, Steven DenBaars, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
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InGaN/AlGaInN quantum wells for low-threshold laser active region
Paper 11301-2
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Hanlin Fu, Damir Borovac, Justin Goodrich, Onoriode Ogidi-Ekoko, Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
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Off-the-shelf laser diodes with narrow-line emission at visible wavelengths by integration of distributed feedback (DFB) surface grating
Paper 11301-3
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Jorge A. Holguín-Lerma, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)
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Single-mode 200mW 660nm to 690nm red laser diode for sensing and medical application
Paper 11301-4
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Masato Hagimoto, Shintaro Miyamoto, Kyohei Watanabe, Yuki Kimura, Haruki Fukai, Satoshi Kawanaka, Ushio Opto Semiconductors, Inc. (Japan)
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First realization of a hybrid integrated diode laser in the visible spectral range
Paper 11301-71
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Kees Franken, Albert van Rees, Youwen Fan, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands); Dimitri Geskus, Ronald Dekker, Douwe Geuzebroek, LioniX International BV (Netherlands); Carsten Fallnich, Westfälische Wilhelms-Univ. Münster (Germany); Peter van der Slot, Klaus-Jochen Boller, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 2:
Materials Development
Monday 3 February 2020
3:50 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Band structure engineering of type-II GaAsBi/GaNAs heterostructures for telecom laser applications
Paper 11301-5
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Christopher A. Broderick, Tyndall National Institute (Ireland); Stephen J. Sweeney, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom); Eoin P. O'Reilly, Tyndall National Institute (Ireland); Judy M. Rorison, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
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Fabrication of a laser diode at 1600 nm with InAs quantum dots using a digital embedding method on an InP(311)B substrate
Paper 11301-6
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Kouichi Akahane, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan); Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Aoyama Gakuin Univ. (Japan); Atsushi Matsumoto, Toshimasa Umezawa, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan); Hideyuki Sotobayashi, Aoyama Gakuin Univ. (Japan); Naokatsu Yamamoto, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)
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Increasing gain in p-modulation-doped InAs quantum-dot lasers
Paper 11301-7
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Lydia Jarvis, Ben Maglio, Craig Allford, Zhibo Li, Sam Shutts, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Huiwen Deng, Siming Chen, Mingchu Tang, Huiyun Liu, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Peter M. Smowton, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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On the differences in dynamical properties of quantum-dot lasers with and without p-doping in the active region and tunneling injection quantum wells
Paper 11301-8
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Sven Bauer, Vitalii Sichkovskyi, Florian Schnabel, Anna Sengül, Johann Peter Reithmaier, Univ. Kassel (Germany); Ori Eyal, Igor Khanonkin, Gadi Eisenstein, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
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Integrated laser-modulator with a universal InGaAs/InAs tunnel coupled quantum-well on quantum dot medium
Paper 11301-9
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Vadim Tokranov, Michael Yakimov, SUNY Polytechnic Institute (United States); Shilpa Pradhan, Alexander Parfenov, Intellisense Systems Inc. (United States); Serge Oktyabrsky, SUNY Polytechnic Institute (United States)
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Lasing characteristics and material design parameters for InP(311)B InAs quantum-dot lasers
Paper 11301-10
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Iain M. Butler, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom), Queen's Univ. Belfast (United Kingdom); David T. D. Childs, Richard A. Hogg, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Kouichi Akahane, Atsushi Matsumoto, Naokatsu Yamamoto, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)
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Session 3:
QD and Lasers on Silicon
Tuesday 4 February 2020
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Kei-May Lau, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China)
Temperature-induced single-to-double branch transformation of operating characteristics in semiconductor lasers with a low-dimensional active region
Paper 11301-11
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:30 AM
Author(s): Zinaida N. Sokolova, Nikita A. Pikhtin, Sergey O. Slipchenko, Ioffe Institute (Russian Federation); Levon V. Asryan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
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CW performance of QD lasers on silicon including carrier transport in the SCH barrier
Paper 11301-12
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Marco Saldutti, Alberto Tibaldi, Federica Cappelluti, Francesco Bertazzi, Mariangela Gioannini, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
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Optical self-injection stabilization of a passively mode-locked quantum dot on silicon laser
Paper 11301-13
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Songtao Liu, Justin Norman, John E. Bowers, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Time domain traveling wave model of optical feedback tolerant hybrid laser design for silicon photonics applications
Paper 11301-14
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Lorenzo Luigi L. Columbo, Politecnico di Torino (Italy); Jock Bovington, Dominic Siriani, Sebastian Romero-Garcia, Cisco Systems, Inc. (United States); Mariangela Gioannini, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
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Heterogeneous integration of III-V based photonics with silicon (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-15
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Brian Corbett, Fatih Atar, Megan O'Brien, James O'Callaghan, John Justice, Brendan Roycroft, Tyndall National Institute (Ireland)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 4:
Lasers on Silicon
Tuesday 4 February 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Haisheng Rong, Intel Corp. (United States)
Small threshold current continuous-wave operation of photonic-crystal lasers on Si waveguides (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-16
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Koji Takeda, Shinji Matsuo, NTT Device Technology Labs. (Japan)
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Room-temperature CW operation of GaSb laser diodes grown on on-axis (001) Si substrates
Paper 11301-17
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Marta Rio Calvo, Jean Baptiste Rodriguez, Laurent Cerutti, Laura Monge Bartolome, Michael Bahriz, Eric Tournié, Univ. de Montpellier (France)
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Towards a photonic band edge laser using hexagonal-SiGe nanowire arrays
Paper 11301-18
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): David Busse, Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Univ. München (Germany); Elham Fadaly, Victor T. van Lange, Technische Univ. Eindhoven (Netherlands); Jens Réne Suckert, Institut für Festkörpertheorie und -optik, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Alain Dijkstra, Marvin van Tilburg, Technische Univ. Eindhoven (Netherlands); Claudia Rödl, Institut für Festkörpertheorie und -optik, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Philipp Staudinger, IBM Research - Zürich (Switzerland); Marcel A. Verheijen, Sebastian Kölling, Technische Univ. Eindhoven (Netherlands); Dorian Ziss, Institut für Halbleiter- und Festkörperphysik, Johannes Kepler Univ. Linz (Austria); Jürgen Furthmüller, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Friedhelm Bechstedt, Institut für Festkörpertheorie und -optik, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Julian Stangl, Institut für Halbleiter- und Festkörperphysik, Johannes Kepler Univ. Linz (Austria); Heinz Schmid, IBM Research - Zürich (Switzerland); Silvana Botti, Institut für Festkörpertheorie und -optik, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Erik P. A. M. Bakkers, Jos E. M. Haverkort, Technische Univ. Eindhoven (Netherlands); Jonathan J. Finley, Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Univ. München (Germany)
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Demonstration of current-dependent degradation of quantum-dot lasers grown on silicon: role of defect diffusion processes
Paper 11301-19
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Matteo Buffolo, Fabio Samparisi, Carlo De Santi, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Daehwan Jung, Justin Norman, John E. Bowers, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Robert W. Herrick, Intel Corp. (United States); Gaudenzio Meneghesso, Enrico Zanoni, Matteo Meneghini, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 5:
Material Design for Short Pulse
Tuesday 4 February 2020
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Johann Peter Reithmaier, Univ. Kassel (Germany)
Design and realisation of InP mode-locked lasers emitting in the 730nm wavelength range
Paper 11301-20
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Reem Alharbi, Zhibo Li, Craig Allford, Sam Shutts, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Andrey Krysa, The Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom); Peter M. Smowton, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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High-power laser diodes with ultra-narrow waveguides for pulse operation
Paper 11301-21
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Dmitrii Veselov, Yulia Bobretsova, Vyacheslav Golovin, Dmitry Nikolaev, Sergey Slipchenko, Nikita Pikhtin, Peter S. Kop’ev, Ioffe Institute (Russian Federation)
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Investigation of 48 emitter DBR laser bars under nanosecond high-peak current excitation
Paper 11301-22
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Heike Christopher, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke, Armin Liero, Hans Wenzel, Andrea Knigge, Günther Tränkle, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Novel ultra-short light pulse emitters utilizing multiple wide quantum wells
Paper 11301-23
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Valentin Mitev, Ctr. Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland); Nicolas Torcheboeuf, Laurent Balet, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland); Philippe Renevey, Ctr. Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland); Michel Krakowski, Patrick Resneau, Alexandre Larrue, Jean-Pierre Legoec, Yannick Robert, Eric Vinet, Michel Garcia, Olivier Parillaud, Bruno Gérard, III-V Lab. (France); Dmitri Boiko, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland)
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Electrical injection locking dynamics of a quantum dash frequency-comb laser
Paper 11301-24
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Johannes Hillbrand, Gottfried Strasser, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Abderrahim Ramdane, Quentin Gaimard, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France); Benedikt Schwarz, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 6:
Datacom and Telecom
Tuesday 4 February 2020
3:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Shinji Matsuo, NTT Device Technology Labs. (Japan)
Directly-modulated lasers for 100-Gbaud Nyquist PAM4 transmission (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-25
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Yasuhiro Matsui, Finisar Corp. (United States)
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Demonstration of 1.3μm wavelength range super structure grating DBR laser with wide wavelength tuning range of over 30 nm by introducing carrier confinement layers
Paper 11301-26
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Takahiko Shindo, Naoki Fujiwara, Yoshitaka Ohiso, NTT Device Innovation Ctr., Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (Japan); Tomonari Sato, Hideaki Matsuzaki, NTT Device Technology Labs., Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (Japan)
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Numerical investigations of ultrafast switching using Fano lasers
Paper 11301-27
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Thorsten S. Rasmussen, Jesper Mørk, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Self-consistent modeling of single section QD comb sources
Paper 11301-28
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Lorenzo L. Columbo, Mariangela Gioannini, Paolo Bardella, Politecnico di Torino (Italy); Weng W. Chow, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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External optical self-injection stabilization of an InP generic foundry platform based passively mode-locked ring laser
Paper 11301-29
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Christoph Weber, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Mu-Chieh Lo, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Patrick Fiala, Pascal Sauer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Guillermo Carpintero, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Wednesday 5 February Show All Abstracts
Session 7:
Photonic Bandgap and Microcavity
Wednesday 5 February 2020
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Luke J. Mawst, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Resonance condition and field distribution in line-defect photonic crystal cavities
Paper 11301-30
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:30 AM
Author(s): Marco Saldutti, Politecnico di Torino (Italy); Jesper Mørk, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Mariangela Gioannini, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
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Properties of laterally coupled photonic crystal surface-emitting laser two-dimensional arrays
Paper 11301-31
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Aleksandr Boldin, Daehyun Kim, Richard J. E. Taylor, Ben King, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Adam McKenzie, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd. (United Kingdom), Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Nasser Babazadeh, The Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom); Pavlo Ivanov, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Jonathan R. Orchard, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd. (United Kingdom); Neil D. Gerrard, David T. D. Childs, Richard A. Hogg, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
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Advances in regrown all-semiconductor photonic crystal surface-emitting lasers
Paper 11301-32
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): Adam F. McKenzie, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom), Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd. (United Kingdom); Ben C. King, Zijun Bian, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Jonathan R. Orchard, Neil D. Gerrard, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd. (United Kingdom); Richard J. E. Taylor, David T. D. Childs, Donald A. MacLaren, Richard A. Hogg, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
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940nm 400mW Transverse Single Mode Laser Diode with RISA Structure
Paper 11301-33
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Jeong-Geun Kwak, Jong-Keun Park, Jeong-Hyun Park, Jaegyu Kim, An-Sik Choi, Tae-Kyung Kim, Quantum Semiconductor International Inc. (Korea, Republic of); Duchang Heo, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (Korea, Republic of)
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Integrated ultra-narrow linewidth stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) lasers and their applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-34
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Daniel J. Blumenthal, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 8:
Topological Lasers, Laser Arrays, and Metasurfaces
Wednesday 5 February 2020
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Topological and supersymmetric laser arrays (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-35
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Mercedeh Khajavikhan, The Univ. of Southern California (United States); Mohammad Hokmabadi, Jae Hyuck Choi, Demetrios Christodoulides, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Towards the experimental demonstration of topological Haldane lattice in microring laser arrays
Paper 11301-36
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Yuzhou G. Liu, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Pawel Jung, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland), CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Midya Parto, William E. Hayenga, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, Mercedeh Khajavikhan, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Towards electrically pumped topological insulator lasers
Paper 11301-37
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Jaehyuck Choi, William Hayenga, Midya Parto, Yuzhou Liu, Demetrios Christodoulides, Mercedeh Khajavikhan, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Frequency-agile metasurface quantum-cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-38
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Christopher A. Curwen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); John L. Reno, Sandia National Labs. (United States); Benjamin S. Williams, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 9:
QCL Frequency Combs and Mode Locking
Wednesday 5 February 2020
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Giacomo Scalari, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Ultrafast gain dynamics in quantum cascade lasers: new coherent phenomena and their applications (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 11301-39
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Federico Capasso, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (United States)
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Frequency-comb generation in ring-injection lasers by defect engineering (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-40
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Marco Piccardo, Harvard Univ. (United States); Benedikt Schwarz, Maximilian Beiser, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Dmitry Kazakov, Harvard Univ. (United States); Yongrui Wang, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Michele Tamagnone, Wei Ting Chen, Alexander Y. Zhu, Harvard Univ. (United States); Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Federico Capasso, Harvard Univ. (United States)
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Understanding frequency-modulated combs (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-41
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Benedikt Schwarz, Nikola Opacak, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 10:
QCL Frequency Combs, Mode Locking, and Spectroscopy Applications
Wednesday 5 February 2020
3:50 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Marco Piccardo, Harvard Univ. (United States)
Broadband THz and mid-IR quantum-cascade-laser frequency combs (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-42
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Giacomo Scalari, Andres Forrer, Matthew Singleton, David Stark, Filippos Kapsalidis, Mattias Beck, Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Phase analysis and full phase control of chip-scale infrared frequency combs (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-43
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Luigi Consolino, Francesco Cappelli, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy); Pablo Cancio Pastor, Iacopo Galli, Davide Mazzotti, Saverio Bartalini, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy), ppqSense Srl (Italy); Paolo De Natale, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
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Real-time measurement of self-mode-locked pulses in in terahertz quantum cascade lasers by intra-cavity self-detection
Paper 11301-44
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Hua Li, Wenjian Wan, Ziping Li, J. C. Cao, Key Lab. of Terahertz Solid State Technology (China); Sylvie Lepilliet, Jean-François Lampin, Institut d'Electronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie, CNRS (France); Lorenzo Columbo, Politecnico di Torino (Italy); Massimo Brambilla, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Stefano Barbieri, Institut d'Electronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie, CNRS (France)
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Frequency comb interband cascade laser stabilization by time-delayed optical self-injection
Paper 11301-45
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Mahmood Bagheri, Clifford Frez, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Chadwick L. Canedy, Igor Vurgaftman, Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Realization of GaSb-based DFB lasers and gain chips for the 1.9μm to 3μm spectral regime for molecular spectroscopy
Paper 11301-46
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Martin Honsberg, Sensor Photonics GmbH (Germany); Tobias Milde, Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH (Germany); Sebastian Schmidtmann, Sensor Photonics GmbH (Germany); Christian Assmann, Morten Hoppe, Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH (Germany); Joachim R. Sacher, Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH (Germany), Sensor Photonics GmbH (Germany)
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Session PWed:
Posters-Wednesday
Wednesday 5 February 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Moscone Center, Level 3 West

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.

Poster Setup: Wednesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
http://spie.org/PWPosterGuidelines
Ultra-short passive external cavity optical self-injection of a semiconductor quantum well laser
Paper 11301-61
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Pascal Sauer, Dominik Auth, Christoph Weber, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Stefan Meinecke, Kathy Lüdge, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany); Andreas Klehr, Andrea Knigge, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Comparison between interferometric and piezoelectric readout of tuning fork vibrations in quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy
Paper 11301-62
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Pietro Patimisco, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Sheng Zhou, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands); Stefano dello Russo, Andrea Zifarelli, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Angelo Sampaolo, Marilena Giglio, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Hubert Rossmadl, Verena Mackowiak, Thorlabs GmbH (Germany); Alex Cable, Thorlabs, Inc. (United States); Davide Iannuzzi, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands); Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
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Comparison of self-mode-locking in monolithic and external cavity diode laser at 1550 nm
Paper 11301-63
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Mohammad Ali Alloush, Amer Bassal, Carsten Brenner, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany); Catherine Fortin, Karim Mekhazni, Piero Gamarra, Cosimo Calo, III-V Lab. (France); Martin R. Hofmann, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany)
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High-power semiconductor lasers with surface diffraction grating (1050nm)
Paper 11301-64
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Sergey O. Slipchenko, Vasily Zolotarev, Andrei Leshko, Aleksandr Podoskin, Viktor Shamakhov, Vladimir Kapitonov, Peter Kop’ev, Nikita Pikhtin, Ioffe Institute (Russian Federation)
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High-power 1020-1080nm tunable laser diodes based on Littrow geometry external resonator
Paper 11301-65
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Sergey O. Slipchenko, Alexsandr Podoskin, Marina Rastegaeva, Natalia Voronkova, Dmitrii Veselov, Yulia Bobretsova, Dmitry Romanovich, Nikita Pikhtin, Peter Kop’ev, Ioffe Institute (Russian Federation)
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Second-order distributed feedback quantum cascade lasers with non-rectangular grating shape
Paper 11301-66
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Enrique Sanchez Cristobal, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); H. Shu, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); M. Suttinger, R. Go, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Arkadiy Lyakh, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Modal gain, dispersion, and line-width enhancement factor of broad-area quantum-dot lasers
Paper 11301-67
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Matteo Angelozzi, Paolo Bardella, Politecnico di Torino (Italy); Dominik Auth, Christoph Weber, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Artem V. Savelyev, St. Petersburg Academic Univ. (Russian Federation); Vladimir V. Korenev, Mikhail V. Maximov, Alexey E. Zhukov, St. Petersburg Academic Univ. (Russian Federation), Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical Univ. (Russian Federation); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Synchronization of two passively mode-locked quantum-dot lasers by mutual optical injection
Paper 11301-68
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Christoph Weber, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Iraklis H. Simos, Univ. of West Attica (Greece); Christos Simos, Univ. of Thessaly (Greece); Luke F. Lester, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Passive mode-locking of p-doped monolithic semiconductor quantum-dot lasers emitting at 1250 nm
Paper 11301-69
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Vladimir V. Korenev, Artem V. Savelyev, Mikhail V. Maximov, Alexey E. Zhukov, St. Petersburg Academic Univ. (Russian Federation); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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All-fiber optical-self-injection stabilization of a frequency-comb quantum-dash laser
Paper 11301-70
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Christoph Weber, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Boštjan Batagelj, Univ. of Ljubljana (Slovenia); Patrick Fiala, Dominik Auth, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Quentin Gaimard, Abderrahim Ramdane, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France); Uros Dragonja, Univ. of Ljubljana (Slovenia); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Session 11:
High Power/High Brightness
Thursday 6 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Gary M. Smith, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
A brief history of kilowatt-class diode-laser bars
Paper 11301-47
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): Paul A. Crump, Günther Tränkle, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Tapered amplifiers for high-power MOPA setups between 750 nm and 2000 nm
Paper 11301-48
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Lukas Ogrodowski, Patrick Friedmann, Juergen Gilly, Marc T. Kelemen, Coherent, Inc. (Germany)
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Micro-integrated dual-wavelength ridge-waveguide master oscillator power amplifier with an optical output power of 0.5 W at 785 nm
Paper 11301-49
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): André Müller, Martin Maiwald, Bernd Sumpf, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Energy barrier layers for high-power semiconductor lasers of 1550 nm spectral range
Paper 11301-50
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Nikita Pikhtin, Dmitrii Veselov, Yulia Bobretsova, Lyudmila Vavilova, Kirill Bakhvalov, Vyacheslav Golovin, Sergey Slipchenko, Peter S. Kop’ev, Ioffe Institute (Russian Federation)
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Surface Bragg gratings for high-brightness lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-51
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Jörg Fricke, Hans Wenzel, Olaf Brox, Paul Crump, Bernd Sumpf, Katrin Paschke, Mathias Matalla, Götz Erbert, Andrea Knigge, Günther Tränkle, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Wavelength-stabilized near-field laser
Paper 11301-52
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Vitaly A. Shchukin, Vladimir Kalosha, Nikolay Ledentsov, Łukasz Chorchos, Nikolay Ledentsov, VI Systems GmbH (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 12:
QCLs: Novel Design and Integration
Thursday 6 February 2020
10:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Benedikt Schwarz, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
High performance and control of THz quantum cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-53
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Martin Kainz, Sebastian Schönhuber, Michael Jaidl, Gottfried Strasser, Maxwell Andrews, Juraj Darmo, Karl Unterrainer, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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III-V mid-infrared quantum-cascade laser photonic-integrated circuits (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-54
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Seungyong Jung, TransWave Photonics, LLC (United States); Kevin Zhang, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Feng Xie, Yae Okuno, Christopher Pinzone, Kevin Lascola, Thorlabs Quantum Electronics (United States); Mikhail A. Belkin, Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Univ. München (Germany), The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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InAs/AlSb quantum-cascade lasers monolithically integrated on silicon (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-55
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Alexei N. Baranov, Zeineb Loghmari, Michael Bahriz, Ariane Meguekam, Laurent Cerutti, Jean-Baptiste Rodriguez, Marta Rio Calvo, Guilhem Boissier, Eric Tournié, Roland Teissier, Univ. de Montpellier (France)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 13:
Mid-IR Lasers
Thursday 6 February 2020
1:40 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room 306 (Level 3 South)
Session Chair:
Mikhail A. Belkin, Walter Schottky Institut (Germany)
The GaSb-based Y-branch DBR and photonic crystal lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11301-56
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Leon Shterengas, Jiang Jiang, Takashi Hosoda, Stony Brook Univ. (United States); Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States); Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Ruiyan Liu, Wonjae Lee, Gela Kipshidze, Gregory Belenky, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
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high-brightness GaSb-based quantum-well lasers with an unstable resonator
Paper 11301-57
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Chi Yang, Ron Kaspi, Alan H. Paxton, Chunte A. Lu, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Narrow-linewidth Interband-cascade lasers for high-resolution spectroscopy
Paper 11301-58
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Simone Borri, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy); Mario Siciliani de Cumis, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy); Giacomo Insero, CNR-INO Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy); Silvia Viciani, Francesco D'Amato, Paolo De Natale, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy)
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Surface-emitting quantum-cascade lasers with 2nd-order metal/semiconductor gratings for high continuous-wave performance
Paper 11301-59
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Jae Ha Ryu, Chris Sigler, Colin Boyle, Jeremy D. Kirch, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Don Lindberg, Tom Earles, Intraband, LLC (United States); Dan Botez, Luke J. Mawst, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
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High-power taper resonator mid-IR QCLs: design, fabrication, and beam quality
Paper 11301-60
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Author(s): Kamil Pierscinski, Aleksandr Kuzmicz, Dorota Pierscinska, Grzegorz Sobczak, Piotr Gutowski, Krzysztof Chmielewski, Maciej Bugajski, Institute of Electron Technology, Lukasiewicz Research Network (Poland)
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