The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
Conference 10939
Novel In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers XVIII
Monday - Thursday 4 - 7 February 2019
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Yasuhiko Arakawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Mikhail A. Belkin, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
  • 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 G. 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)

Program Committee continued...
  • Luke J. Mawst, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
  • Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Roberto Paiella, Boston Univ. (United States)
  • Katrin Paschke, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (Germany)
  • Richard V. Penty, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • Johann Peter Reithmaier, Univ. Kassel (Germany)
  • Haisheng Rong, Intel Corp. (United States)
  • Gary M. Smith, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
  • Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
  • Miriam S. Vitiello, CNR-NANO (Italy)
  • Qi Jie Wang, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
  • Wanhua Zheng, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)

Monday 4 February Show All Abstracts
OPTO Plenary Session
Monday 4 February 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 207/215 (South Level Two)

8:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); Graham T. Reed, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom)
Hyperscale data center applications of optoelectronics (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10946-201
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Katharine Schmidtke, Facebook Inc. (United States)
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Two decades of progress for photonic crystals: from the realization of complete 3D crystals to the state of the art for society 5.0 (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10927-202
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Susumu Noda, Kyoto Univ. Graduate School of Engineering (Japan)
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Deep-learning optics (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10937-203
Time: 9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Aydogan Ozcan, California NanoSystems Institute (United States), Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 1:
Developing Laser Material
Monday 4 February 2019
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Progress in dilute nitride lasers for high-power and photonic-integration applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-1
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
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Temperature-dependent spectral properties of (GaIn)As/Ga(AsSb)/(GaIn)As "W" quantum-well lasers: from fundamental physics to novel device applications
Paper 10939-2
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Christian Fuchs, Anja Brüggemann, Maria J. Weseloh, Stefan Reinhard, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Jörg Hader, Nonlinear Control Strategies, Inc. (United States), The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Ada Bäumner, Stephan W. Koch, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Jerome V. Moloney, Nonlinear Control Strategies, Inc. (United States), The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Wolfgang Stolz, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany)
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Comparison of quantum dot lasers with and without tunnel-injection quantum well
Paper 10939-3
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Sven Bauer, Vitalii Sichkovskyi, Florian Schnabel, Anna Sengül, Johann Peter Reithmaier, Univ. Kassel (Germany); Ori Eyal, Gadi Eisenstein, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
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Tapered monolithic mode-locked laser diode with 200pJ pulse energy for space applications
Paper 10939-4
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Michel Krakowski, Patrick Resneau, Michel Garcia, Eric Vinet, Yannick Robert, Claire Theveneau, Michel Lecomte, Olivier Parillaud, Bruno Gérard, III-V Lab. (France); Stefan Kundermann, Nicolas Torcheboeuf, Dmitri Boiko, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland)
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Narrow linewidth InAs/InP quantum dot DFB laser
Paper 10939-5
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Tali Septon, Sutapa Gosh, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel); Annette Becker, Vitalii Sichkovskyi, Florian Schnabel, Anna Rippien, Johann Peter Reithmaier, Univ. Kassel (Germany); Gadi Eisenstein, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
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Red-emitting distributed feedback laser at room temperature from mixed-halide perovskite thin films
Paper 10939-6
Time: 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Author(s): Kwangdong Roh, Barry P. Rand, Lianfeng Zhao, Zhengguo Xiao, Ross Kerner, William B. Gunnarsson, Weiming Qiu, Princeton Univ. (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 2:
Photonic Bandgap and Microcavity Effects
Monday 4 February 2019
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Johann Peter Reithmaier, Univ. Kassel (Germany)
First-principles simulation of photonic-crystal surface-emitting lasers using rigorous coupled wave analysis
Paper 10939-7
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Alex Yu Song, Stanford Univ. (United States); Akhil Raj Kumar Kalapala, Weidong Zhou, The Univ. of Texas at Arlington (United States); Shanhui Fan, Stanford Univ. (United States)
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Lasing in a topological nanocavity with quantum dot gain (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-8
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Yasutomo Ota, Satoshi Iwamoto, Yasuhiko Arakawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
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Photonic crystal laser based on Fano interference allows for ultrafast frequency modulation in the THz range
Paper 10939-9
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Thorsten S. Rasmussen, Yi Yu, Jesper Mørk, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Single-mode self-suspended microdisk lasers
Paper 10939-10
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Wanwoo Noh, Matthieu Dupré, Abdoulaye Ndao, Ashok Kodigala, Boubacar Kanté, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 3:
Nitrides
Monday 4 February 2019
3:30 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Michael Kneissl, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Visible GaN laser diodes: from lowest thresholds to highest power levels (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-11
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Harald König, Uwe Strauss, Muhammad Ali, Werner Bergbauer, Georg Bruederl, Christoph Eichler, Sven Gerhard, Urs Heine, Alfred Lell, Lars Nähle, Matthias Peter, Jelena Ristic, Georg Rossbach, André Somers, Bernhard Stojetz, Soenke Tautz, Jan Wagner, Teresa Wurm, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH (Germany); Markus Baumann, Anne Balck, Volker Krause, Laserline GmbH (Germany)
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Large-overlap dilute-As InGaNAs quantum wells for laser and LED
Paper 10939-12
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Wei Sun, Damir Borovac, Lehigh Univ. (United States); Chee-Keong Tan, Clarkson Univ. (United States); Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
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Laser-based visible light communications and underwater wireless optical communications: a device perspective (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-13
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Chao Shen, Omar Alkhazragi, Xiaobin Sun, Yujian Guo, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)
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Analysis of AlGaN substrate for high-efficiency 240-260nm deep-UV lasers
Paper 10939-14
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Cheng Liu, Jing Zhang, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
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Semipolar III-nitride laser diodes for solid-state lighting (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-15
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Shlomo Mehari, Daniel A. Cohen, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Daniel L. Becerra, Haojun Zhang, Univ. of California (United States); Claude Weisbuch, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States), Ecole Polytechnique (France), CNRS (France); James S. Speck, Shuji Nakamura, Steven P. DenBaars, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
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Tuesday 5 February Show All Abstracts
Session 4:
Nitrides and Visible Lasers
Tuesday 5 February 2019
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Peter M. Smowton, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Using AlInGaN barriers for enhanced optical gain in InGaN quantum wells for lasers
Paper 10939-16
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): Hanlin Fu, Wei Sun, Onos Ogidi-Ekoko, Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
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Recent progress in distributed feedback InGaN/GaN laser diodes (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-17
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Thomas J. Slight, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd. (United Kingdom); Scott Watson, S Viola, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Amit Yadav, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom); Szymon Stanczyk, Szymon Grzanka, TopGaN Ltd. (Poland); Steffan Gwyn, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Edik U. Rafailov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom); Piotr Perlin, Stephen P. Najda, Mike Leszczyński, TopGaN Ltd. (Poland); Mohsin Haji, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom); Anthony E. Kelly, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
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Visible and near-infrared emission images of (In,Ga,Al)N-based 450nm emitting-diode lasers
Paper 10939-18
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): Jens W. Tomm, Robert Kernke, Max-Born-Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzz (Germany); Muhammad Ali, Bernhard Stojetz, Alfred Lell, Harald König, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH (Germany)
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Design considerations for InGaAlP diode lasers on high-index substrates for the yellow and green spectral range
Paper 10939-19
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Vitaly A. Shchukin, Nikolai N. Ledentsov, VI Systems GmbH (Germany)
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Large intermixing in the InGaP/InAlGaP laser structure using stress engineering at elevated temperature
Paper 10939-20
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Mohammed Abdul Majid, Effat Univ. (Saudi Arabia); Ahmad Al-Jabr, Rami T. Elafandy, Hassan M. Oubei, Dalaver H. Anjum, King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia); Mohamed Shehata, Effat Univ. (Saudi Arabia); Tien K. Ng, Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)
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InP/AlGaInP quantum dot laser emitting at short wavelength of 660 nm
Paper 10939-21
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Zhihua Huang, Michael Zimmer, Stefan Hepp, Michael Jetter, Peter Michler, Institut für Halbleiteroptik und Funktionelle Grenzflächen, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 5:
Lasers on Silicon I
Tuesday 5 February 2019
10:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Kei-May Lau, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China)
Linewidth broadening factor and optical feedback sensitivity of silicon based quantum dot lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-22
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Frédéric Grillot, Jianan Duan, Heming Huang, Bozhang Dong, Télécom ParisTech (France); Daehwan Jung, Robert Zhang, Justin Norman, John E. Bowers, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
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Degradation mechanisms in InAs quantum dot lasers grown on Si
Paper 10939-23
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Peter M. Smowton, Sam Shutts, Craig P. Allford, Zhibo Li, Lydia K. Jarvis, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Mingchu Tang, Huiyun Liu, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
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Degradation mechanisms of InAs quantum dot 1.3μm laser diodes epitaxially grown on silicon
Paper 10939-24
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Matteo Buffolo, Fabio Samparisi, Carlo De Santi, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Daehwan Jung, Center for Opto-Electronic Materials and Devices, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of); Justin Norman, John E. Bowers, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Robert W. Herrick, Intel Corporation (United States); Gaudenzio Meneghesso, Enrico Zanoni, Matteo Meneghini, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy)
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Thermal characteristics of 1.3μm InAs-based quantum-dot lasers on silicon substrates
Paper 10939-25
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Christopher R. Fitch, Igor Marko, Aidas Baltusis, Alf Adams, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom); Daehwan Jung, Justin C. Norman, John E. Bowers, Institute for Energy Efficiency, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Stephen J. Sweeney, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 6:
Lasers on Silicon II
Tuesday 5 February 2019
1:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Haisheng Rong, Intel Corp. (United States)
Silicon-based GeSn mid-infrared lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-26
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Yiyin Zhou, Wei Dou, Perry Grant, Univ. of Arkansas (United States); Joe Margetis, ASM America Inc. (United States); Wei Du, Wilkes Univ. (United States); Seyed A. Ghetmiri, Aboozar Mosleh, Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (United States); John Tolle, ASM America Inc. (United States); Greg Sun, Richard A. Soref, Univ. of Massachusetts Boston (United States); Jifeng Liu, Dartmouth College (United States); Baohua Li, Arktonics, LLC (United States); Mansour Mortazavi, Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (United States); Shui-Qing Yu, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
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Thermally insensitive determination of the chirp parameter of InAs/GaAs quantum dot lasers epitaxially grown onto silicon
Paper 10939-27
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Jianan Duan, Heming Huang, Télécom ParisTech (France); Bozhang Dong, Télécom SudParis (France); Daehwan Jung, Zeyu Zhang, Justin Norman, John E. Bowers, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Frédéric Grillot, Télécom ParisTech (France), The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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III-V membrane lasers integrated with Si nanowire waveguide (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-28
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Takuma Aihara, Tatsurou Hiraki, Koji Takeda, Koichi Hasebe, Takuro Fujii, Tai Tsuchizawa, Takaaki Kakitsuka, Shinji Matsuo, NTT Device Technology Labs. (Japan)
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Doping technologies for InP membranes on silicon for nanolasers
Paper 10939-29
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Andrey V. Marchevsky, Jesper Mørk, Kresten Yvind, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Directly modulated five-channel hybrid transmitter with integrated driver (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-30
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Author(s): Di D. Liang, Chong Zhang, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (United States); Ashkan Roshan-Zamir, Kunzhi Yu, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Cheng Li, Geza Kurczveil, Yingtao Hu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (United States); Wenqing Shen, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States); Marco Fiorentino, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (United States); Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States); Samuel M. Palermo, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Raymond G. Beausoleil, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session 7:
Interband Cascade Lasers
Tuesday 5 February 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Leon Shterengas, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Interband cascade devices: from lasers to LEDs and detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-31
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Anne Schade, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany); Florian Rothmayr, nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH (Germany); Andreas Pfenning, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany); Nicolas Schäfer, Julian Scheuermann, Caroline Kistner, Robert Weih, Marc O. Fischer, Johannes Koeth, nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH (Germany); Martin Kamp, Fabian Hartmann, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany); Sven Höfling, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany), Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
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Interband Cascade Lasers with Sidewall Corrugations for Enhanced Brightness (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-32
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Mijin Kim, KeyW Corp. (United States); Chul Soo Kim, Chadwick L. Canedy, William W. Bewley, Charles D. Merritt, Igor Vurgaftman, Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Low-threshold InAs-based interband cascade lasers with room-temperature emission at 6.3 μm (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-33
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): James A. Gupta, Xiaohua Wu, Geof C. Aers, National Research Council Canada (Canada); Yiyun Li, Lu Li, Wenxiang Huang, Rui Q. Yang, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
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Wednesday 6 February Show All Abstracts
Session 8:
Tunable Lasers
Wednesday 6 February 2019
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Luke J. Mawst, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Hybrid integrated single-frequency diode laser with wide tunability around 1.5μm wavelength and sub-100 Hz intrinsic linewidth (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-34
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Klaus-Jochen Boller, Univ. Twente (Netherlands)
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Mode-hop free operation throughout lifetime confirmed in a 2μm distributed Bragg reflector laser for gas sensing
Paper 10939-35
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Makoto Shimokozono, Takuya Kanai, Naoki Fujiwara, Hiroyuki Ishii, Yoshitaka Ohiso, NTT Corp. (Japan); Yuta Ueda, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (Japan); Hideaki Matsuzaki, NTT Corp. (Japan)
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Tunable external cavity laser diode based on wavelength controlled self-assembled InAs quantum dots for swept-source optical coherence tomography applications at 1100 nm wavelength band
Paper 10939-36
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Nobuhiko Ozaki, Wakayama Univ. (Japan), Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); David T. D. Childs, Aleksandr Boldin, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Daigo Ikuno, Katsuya Onoue, Wakayama Univ. (Japan); Hirotaka Ohsato, Eiichiro Watanabe, Naoki Ikeda, Yoshimasa Sugimoto, National Institute for Materials Science (Japan); Richard A. Hogg, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
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Tuning of a widely tunable monolithically integrated InP laser for optical coherence tomography
Paper 10939-37
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Rastko Pajković, Yu Tian, Sylwester Latkowski, Kevin A. Williams, Erwin A.J. M. Bente, Technische Univ. Eindhoven (Netherlands)
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Tunable Y-branch dual-wavelength diode lasers in the VIS and NIR range for sensor applications
Paper 10939-38
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Bernd Sumpf, Jörg Fricke, Arnim Ginolas, André Maassdorf, Martin Maiwald, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany); Andre Müller, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (Germany); Mahmoud Tawfieq, Lara Sophie Theurer, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany); Nghiem T. Vu, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (Viet Nam); Hans Wenzel, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 9:
QCL Frequency Combs
Wednesday 6 February 2019
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Sukhdeep Dhillon, Lab. Pierre Aigrain (France)
Quantum cascade laser optical frequency combs: broadband operation and emission control (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-39
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Jérôme Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Compressed pulses from a mid-infrared QCL frequency comb
Paper 10939-40
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Matthew Singleton, Pierre Jouy, Mattias Beck, Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Self-locked quantum cascade lasers solve a global optimization problem (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-41
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Marco Piccardo, Paul Chevalier, Harvard Univ. (United States); Benedikt Schwarz, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Dmitry Kazakov, Harvard Univ. (United States); Yongrui Wang, Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Federico Capasso, Harvard Univ. (United States)
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Physics and applications of harmonic frequency combs in quantum cascade lasers
Paper 10939-42
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Yongrui Wang, Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 10:
MIR Lasers: Mode-Locking, Combs, and Frequency Noise
Wednesday 6 February 2019
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Advances in development of the GaSb-based type-I quantum-well cascade-diode lasers: wavelength tuning and mode-locking (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-43
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Leon Shterengas, Takashi Hosoda, Tao Feng, Jiang Jiang, Stony Brook Univ. (United States); Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); Gela Kipshidze, Gregory Belenky, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
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Passively mode-locked interband cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-44
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Mahmood Bagheri, Clifford Frez, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Igor Vurgaftman, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Jonas Westberg, Lukasz A. Sterczewski, Princeton Univ. (United States); Mathieu Fradet, Ivan Grudinin, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Chadwick L. Canedy, William W. Bewley, Chul Soo Kim, Charles D. Merritt, Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Gerard Wysocki, Princeton Univ. (United States)
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Repulsive intermode beat synchronization in interband cascade laser frequency combs
Paper 10939-45
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Benedikt Schwarz, Johannes Hillbrand, Maximilian Beiser, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Anne Schade, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany); Hermann Detz, Aaron M. Andrews, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Robert Weih, nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbH (Germany); Sven Höfling, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
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Frequency noise characterization of interband cascade lasers
Paper 10939-46
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Simone Borri, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy); Mario Siciliani de Cumis, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy); Silvia Viciani, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy); Naota Akikusa, Hamamatsu Photonics, Development Bureau Laser Device R&D Group (Japan); Francesco D'Amato, Paolo De Natale, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 11:
QCL Frequency Combs and Mode Locking
Wednesday 6 February 2019
3:50 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Marco Piccardo, Harvard Univ. (United States)
Phase control of a terahertz quantum cascade laser using an optical injection phase-lock loop
Paper 10939-48
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Reshma Anamari Mohandas, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom); Lalitha Ponnampalam, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Lianhe H. Li, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom); Cyril C. Renaud, Alwyn J. Seeds, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Paul Dean, Edmund H. Linfield, Giles A. Davies, Joshua R. Freeman, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
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Fourier limit pulse train from an active mode-locked quantum-cascade laser
Paper 10939-49
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Valentino Pistore, Hanond Nong, Lab. Pierre Aigrain - ENS Paris (France); Pierre-Baptiste Vigneron, Raffaele Colombelli, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France); Katia Garrasi, Miriam S. Vitiello, NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze CNR (Italy); Lianhe H. Li, Edmund H. Linfield, Giles A. Davies, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom); Juliette Mangeney, Jérome Tignon, Sukhdeep Dhillon, Lab. Pierre Aigrain - ENS Paris (France)
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Optomechanical control of quantum cascade laser frequency combs
Paper 10939-50
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): David Burghoff, Univ. of Notre Dame (United States); Ningren Han, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Filippos Kapsalidis, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Nathan Henry, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Mattias Beck, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Jacob Khurgin, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Qing Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
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Session PWed:
Posters-Wednesday
Wednesday 6 February 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel, Golden Gate Ballroom

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
Bistability in a monolithic two-section quantum dot semiconductor laser
Paper 10939-64
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Dominik Auth, Christoph Weber, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Paolo Bardella, Lorenzo L. Columbo, Politecnico di Torino (Italy); Stefan Breuer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany)
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Utilization of methane/hydrogen/chlorine-based plasma etching for production of 4.7μm wavelength QCLs with taper-type ridge waveguides
Paper 10939-65
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Aleksandr Kuzmicz, Krzysztof Chmielewski, Maciej Sakowicz, Kamil Pierściński, Dorota Pierścińska, Maciej Bugajski, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
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Session 12:
High Power/Brightness
Thursday 7 February 2019
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Gary M. Smith, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
High-spectral radiance distributed Bragg reflector tapered diode lasers at 1060 nm with novel internal output DBR-grating
Paper 10939-51
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:30 AM
Author(s): David Feise, Daniel Jedrzejczyk, Dennis Krug, Nils Werner, Frank Bugge, André Maassdorf, Ralph-Stephan Unger, Peter Ressel, Katrin Paschke, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Reliability of high-power 1030nm DBR tapered diode lasers with different lateral layouts
Paper 10939-52
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Andre Mueller, Christof Zink, Karl Häusler, Bernd Sumpf, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Multi-emitter 638-nm high-power broad area laser diodes for display application (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-53
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Takehiro Nishida, Kyosuke Kuramoto, Yuji Iwai, Takuma Fujita, Tetsuya Yagi, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan)
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USHIO 3.5W red laser diode for projector light source
Paper 10939-54
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Masato Hagimoto, Shintaro Miyamoto, Yuki Kimura, Haruki Fukai, Manabu Hashizume, Satoshi Kawanaka, Ushio Opto Semiconductors, Inc. (Japan)
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Investigation of controlled external feedback on the properties of low- and high-power frequency-stabilized diode laser
Paper 10939-55
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Christof Zink, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany); Mathias Christensen, Muhammad T. Jamal, Anders K. Hansen, DTU Fotonik (Denmark); Martin Maiwald, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany); Ole B. Jensen, DTU Fotonik (Denmark); Bernd Sumpf, Günther Tränkle, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 13:
QCL Growth and Design
Thursday 7 February 2019
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Quantum cascade lasers on lattice-mismatched substrates (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-56
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Arkadiy A. Lyakh, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Effects of elastic scattering on high-performance step-taper active-region quantum cascade lasers
Paper 10939-57
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Colin Boyle, Kevin Oresick, Jeremy D. Kirch, Luke J. Mawst, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Donald F. Lindberg, Thomas Earles, Intraband, LLC (United States); Yuri V. Flores, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Dan Botez, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
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Characterizing the frequency chirp of pulsed DFB QCLs using a gas-filled Fabry-Perot etalon
Paper 10939-58
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Paul Chevalier, Marco Piccardo, Arman Amirzhan, Harvard Univ. (United States); Fan Wang, Steven Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Henry Everitt, Duke Univ. (United States); Federico Capasso, Harvard Univ. (United States)
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Characterization and fabrication of monolithic two-section mid-IR quantum cascade lasers
Paper 10939-59
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Kamil Pierscinski, Dorota Pierścińska, Aleksandr Kuźmicz, Krzysztof Chmielewski, Grzegorz Sobczak, Piotr Gutowski, Maciej Bugajski, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:50 AM - 1:20 PM
Session 14:
QCLs: New Designs and Applications
Thursday 7 February 2019
1:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Location: Room 74 (South Lower Mezzanine)
Session Chair:
Dan Botez, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
QCL and ICL ring laser (Invited Paper)
Paper 10939-60
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Gottfried Strasser, Rolf Szedlak, Martin Holzbauer, Benedikt Schwarz, Borislav Hinkov, Hermann Detz, Aaron M. Andrews, Werner Schrenk, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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Short-cavity THz QC-VECSEL with 20% fractional tuning
Paper 10939-61
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Christopher 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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Quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy employing a distributed feedback-quantum cascade laser array for nitrous oxide and methane broadband detection
Paper 10939-62
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Marilena Giglio, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Pietro Patimisco, Angelo Sampaolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Andrea Zifarelli, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Giansergio Menduni, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Arianna Elefante, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Romain Blanchard, Christian J. Pfluegl, Mark F. Witinski, Daryoosh Vakhshoori, Pendar Technologies (United States); Vittorio M. N. Passaro, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Frank K. Tittel, Rice Univ. (United States); Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
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Quantum-cascade vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser
Paper 10939-63
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Tomasz G. Czyszanowski, Sandra Grzempa, Wlodzimierz Nakwaski, Lodz Univ. of Technology (Poland)
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