The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
Conference 10926
Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics XVI
Sunday - Thursday 3 - 7 February 2019
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  • Kwok Keung Law, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Weapons Div. (United States)
  • Giuseppe Leo, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France)
  • Amy W.K. Liu, IQE Inc. (United States)
  • Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Maya P. Mikhaliova, Ioffe Institute (Russian Federation)
  • Jan Misiewicz, Wroclaw Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland)
  • Shanee Pacley, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
  • Jean-Luc Pelouard, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France)
  • Edik U. Rafailov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
  • Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
  • Meimei Z. Tidrow, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
  • Cunzhu Tong, Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (China)
  • Miriam S. Vitiello, CNR-NANO (Italy)

Sunday 3 February Show All Abstracts
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sunday 3 February 2019
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)

Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (USA)
Session 1:
Brain-Inspired Devices
Sunday 3 February 2019
8:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
Edik U. Rafailov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Quantum sensing in the wild: taking atomic physics out of the lab (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-104
Author(s): Jay S. Lewis, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (United States)
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Neuromorphic computing with memristors: devices and architectures (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-2
Author(s): John Paul Strachan, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)
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Neuromorphic photonics: towards ultrafast brain-inspired computing systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-3
Author(s): Antonio Hurtado, Joshua Robertson, Ewan Wade, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
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Session 2:
Biosensing
Sunday 3 February 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Whitney Mason, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States) ;
Sven Höfling, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
Reducing blood viscosity and suppressing turbulence with magnetic field to prevent heart attack and stroke (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-5
Author(s): Rongjia Tao, Temple Univ. (United States)
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Non-invasive blood glucose measurement using quantum cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-6
Author(s): Yuji Matsuura, Takuya Koyama, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
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Biosensors for very early detection of infection (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-7
Author(s): Hamid Hosseinzadeh, Rowan Univ. (United States)
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Implantable optoelectronic systems for neuroscience research (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-102
Author(s): John A. Rogers, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Gas Sensing
Sunday 3 February 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Yuji Matsuura, Tohoku Univ. (Japan) ;
Miriam S. Vitiello, CNR-NANO (Italy)
State-of-the-art trace gas sensor technology (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-103
Author(s): Frank K. Tittel, Rice Univ. (United States)
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Multi-component trace-gas sensing using dual-wavelength quantum cascade lasers
Paper 10926-8
Author(s): Lukas Emmenegger, Morten Hundt, Belá Tuzson, EMPA (Switzerland); Filippos Kapsalidis, Mehran Shahmohammadi, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Philipp Scheidegger, Oleg Aseev, Herbert Looser, EMPA (Switzerland); Jérôme Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Trace chemical detection using hyperspectral imaging with wavelength-tunable quantum cascade lasers
Paper 10926-9
Author(s): Derek Wood, David Kelley, Steven Muscari, Anish K. Goyal, Petros Kotidis, Block Engineering, LLC (United States)
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Quartz-enhanced photoacoustic sensors for detection of multiple hydrocarbon and methane isotopes
Paper 10926-11
Author(s): Giansergio Menduni, Angelo Sampaolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Sebastian Csutak, Aramco Services Co. (United States); Pietro Patimisco, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Marilena Giglio, Arianna Elefante, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Vittorio Passaro, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Frank K. Tittel, Rice Univ. (United States); Max Deffenbaugh, Aramco Services Co. (United States); Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
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New generation of tuning forks for quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy
Paper 10926-12
Author(s): Pietro Patimisco, Angelo Sampaolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Marilena Giglio, Stefano Dello Russo, Arianna Elefante, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Giansergio Menduni, Vittorio Passaro, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Hubert Rossmadl, Verena Mackowiak, Bruno Gross, Thorlabs GmbH (Germany); Alex Cable, Thorlabs, Inc. (United States); Frank K. Tittel, Rice Univ. (United States); Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
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Session 4:
SWIR to LWIR Photodetectors
Sunday 3 February 2019
3:30 PM - 4:55 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Myron R. Pauli, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States) ;
Amr S. Helmy, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
High-performance extended SWIR photodetectors using strain compensated InGaAs/GaAsSb type-II quantum wells (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-13
Author(s): Kazuya Sugimura, Yasuhiro Iguchi, Takashi Go, Takuma Fuyuki, Takahiko Kawahara, Hiroshi Inada, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
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Infrared activities of mercury cadmium telluride at Army Research Laboratory (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-14
Author(s): Priyalal S. Wijewarnasuriya, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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A comprehensive set of simulation tools to model and design high-performance Type-II InAs/GaSb superlattice infrared detectors
Paper 10926-15
Author(s): Marie Delmas, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Baolai Liang, California NanoSystems Institute, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); Diana L. Huffaker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Long-wave infrared InAs/InAsSb superlattices
Paper 10926-16
Author(s): Arezou Khoshakhlagh, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Inductively coupled plasma hydrogenation of LWIR type-II superlattices
Paper 10926-17
Author(s): Paul Boieriu, Christoph Grein, Christopher Buurma, Jered Feldman, Richard Pimpinella, Anthony Ciani, Sivananthan Labs., Inc. (United States); Alexander Soibel, David Z. Ting, Ctr. for Infrared Photodetectors, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States), Caltech (United States)
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Monday 4 February Show All Abstracts
OPTO Plenary Session
Monday 4 February 2019
8:00 AM - 10:05 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
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
Author(s): Susumu Noda, Kyoto Univ. Graduate School of Engineering (Japan)
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Deep-learning optics (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10937-203
Author(s): Aydogan Ozcan, California NanoSystems Institute (United States), Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Session 5:
Near-Field Optics
Monday 4 February 2019
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Jean-Pierre Huignard, Jphopto (France) ;
Giuseppe Leo, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France)
Free-space quantum communication links using orbital-angular-momentum (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-105
Author(s): Alan E. Willner, The Univ. of Southern California (United States)
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Nanoscale electromagnetic beam profiling with different arrangements of Au nanoparticles using photo-induced force microscopy
Paper 10926-19
Author(s): Mohsen Rajaei, Mohammad Ali Almajhadi, Jinwei Zeng, H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
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Near-field scanning thermoreflectance imaging (NeSTRI) as a nano-optical technique for contactlessly mapping the thermal conductivity of 2D materials at the nanoscale
Paper 10926-20
Author(s): Sina Kazemian, Sabastine Ezugwu, Giovanni Fanchini, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Microbeads embedded in AFM cantilevers broaden the atomic force microscopy to high-resolution optical microscopy
Paper 10926-21
Author(s): Francesco Tantussi, Claudio Biagini, Marti Duocastella, Andrea Jacassi, Alberto Diaspro, Francesco De Angelis, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy)
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Lunch Break 11:45 AM - 1:20 PM
Session 6:
Quantum Systems
Monday 4 February 2019
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Meimei Z. Tidrow, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States) ;
Giti A. Khodaparast, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
A new perspective on causality, locality, and duality in entangled quantum nano systems (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-22
Author(s): Sarma Gullapalli, Consultant (United States)
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Self-field, radiated energy, and radiated linear momentum of an accelerated point charge (Part 2) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-23
Author(s): Masud Mansuripur, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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New direction in laser technology: superluminal and subluminal lasers using rubidium atoms for precision metrology (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-24
Author(s): Selim M. Shahriar, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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GaN-based frequency stabilized seed laser and tapered amplifiers for first-stage strontium cooling
Paper 10926-25
Author(s): Ludwig Prade, John Macarthur, Christopher Carson, Fraunhofer Ctr. for Applied Photonics, UK (United Kingdom); Caspar C. Clark, John Sharp, Helia Photonics Ltd. (United Kingdom); Yeshpal Singh, Kai Bongs, The Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom); Stephen P. Najda, Piotr Perlin, Tadeusz Suski, Lucja Marona, Szymon Stanczyk, Piotr Wisniewski, Szymon Grzanka, Dario Schiavon, Mike Leszczynski, TopGaN Ltd. (Poland); Loyd McKnight, Fraunhofer Ctr. for Applied Photonics, UK (United Kingdom)
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GaN lasers for quantum technologies
Paper 10926-26
Author(s): Stephen P. Najda, Piotr Perlin, Tadeusz Suski, Lucja Marona, Szymon Stanczyk, Piotr Wisniewski, Szymon Grzanka, Dario Schiavon, Mike Leszczynski, TopGaN Ltd. (Poland)
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Session 7:
Advances in Detectors and Imaging
Monday 4 February 2019
3:30 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Priyalal Wijewarnasuriya, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States) ;
Jason M. Auxier, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
The promise of InGaAs-GaAs nanopillar single-photon avalanche photodiodes (SPADs) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-27
Author(s): Diana L. Huffaker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom), Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); Alan C. Farrell, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); Xiao Meng, Khalifa M. Azizur-Rahman, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Dingkun Ren, Zixuan Rong, Hyunseok Kim, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Complex interaction processes we need to visualize to fill successfully the quantum cup of a detector (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-28
Author(s): Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri, Univ. of Connecticut (United States); Narasimha S. Prasad, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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New methods for ultra-sensitive and fast SWIR imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-29
Author(s): Hooman Mohseni, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Deep-learning-enabled computational imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-30
Author(s): Aydogan Ozcan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Measurement concept for direct time-of-flight sensors at high ambient light
Paper 10926-31
Author(s): Jan Haase, Maik Beer, Olaf Schrey, Jennifer Ruskowski, Werner Brockherde, Holger Vogt, Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikroelektronische Schaltungen und Systeme (Germany)
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High-dynamic-range imaging with photon-counting arrays
Paper 10926-32
Author(s): Ivan Michel Antolović, Claudio Bruschini, Edoardo Charbon, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Integrated photonics for real-time biosensing and detection at visible wavelengths (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-4
Author(s): Pol Van Dorpe, IMEC (Belgium), KU Leuven (Belgium)
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Tuesday 5 February Show All Abstracts
Session 8:
Advances in Lasers I
Tuesday 5 February 2019
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
Paul Mak, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States) ;
Sukhdeep Dhillon, Lab. Pierre Aigrain (France)
Progress and opportunities in optical beam steering (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-33
Author(s): Paul F. McManamon, Exciting Technology, LLC (United States); Abtin Ataei, Exciting Technology (United States)
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New design strategies for multifunctional and inexpensive quantum cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-34
Author(s): Steven B. Slivken, Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Power scaling and system improvements to increase practicality of QCL-based laser systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-35
Author(s): Myron R. Pauli, Jason M. Auxier, Mark Lancaster, Hector Martin, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Rob Cook, Michael Cruz, Robin Huang, Jeffrey Shattuck, Forward Photonics, LLC (United States); Paul Mak, Envisioneering, Inc. (United States)
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Advances of MOEMS-based external cavity QCLs
Paper 10926-36
Author(s): Marko Haertelt, Stefan Hugger, Lorenz Butschek, Christian Schilling, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik (Germany); Andre Merten, Markus Schwarzenberg, Andre Dreyhaupt, Jan Grahmann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Photonische Mikrosysteme (Germany); Marcel Rattunde, Ralf Ostendorf, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik (Germany)
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Dynamical and anisotropic properties of spin-VCSELs (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-37
Author(s): Mariusz Drong, VŠB-Technical Univ. of Ostrava (Czech Republic); Tibor Fördös, VŠB-Technical Univ. of Ostrava (Czech Republic), Ecole Polytechnique (France), Univ. Paris-Saclay (France); Henri Jaffrès, Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales (France), Univ. Paris-Saclay (France); Kamil Postava, VŠB-Technical Univ. of Ostrava (Czech Republic); Henri-Jean Drouhin, Ecole Polytechnique (France), Unive. Paris-Saclay (France); Jaromír Pištora, VŠB-Technical Univ. of Ostrava (Czech Republic)
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Session 9:
Advances in Lasers II
Tuesday 5 February 2019
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
Steven Slivken, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
Myron R. Pauli, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Solid-state lasers from UV to THz (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-38
Author(s): Jason M. Auxier, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Raman emission from an intersubband phonon-polariton laser (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-39
Author(s): Jérôme Faist, Keita Ohtani, Mattias Beck, Martin Franckie, Bo Meng, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Free-space optical communications with quantum cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-40
Author(s): Alexandre Delga, III-V Lab. (France); Luc Leviandier, Thales Research & Technology (France)
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InAs/AlSb quantum cascade lasers grown on silicon substrates (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-41
Author(s): Eric Tournié, Univ. de Montpellier (France); Hoang Nguyen Van, Zeineb Loghmari, Laurent Cerutti, Jean-Baptiste Rodriguez, Julie Tournet, Grégoire Narcy, Guilhem Boissier, Univ. Montpellier (France); Gilles Patriarche, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France), Univ. Paris-Sud (France); Michael Bahriz, Roland Teissier, Alexei N. Baranov, Univ. Montpellier (France)
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Extensive study of the linewidth enhancement factor of a distributed feedback quantum cascade laser at ultra-low temperature
Paper 10926-42
Author(s): Olivier Spitz, Télécom ParisTech (France), mirSense (France); Andreas Herdt, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Mathieu Carras, mirSense (France); Wolfgang Elsässer, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Frédéric Grillot, Télécom ParisTech (France), The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 10:
Advances in Material Growth
Tuesday 5 February 2019
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Amy W. K. Liu, IQE Inc. (United States) ;
Woo-Gwang Jung, Kookmin Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Towards high-mobility In2xGa2-2xO3 nanowire field-effect transistors and UV photodetectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-43
Author(s): Ziyao Zhou, Johnny Ho, City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
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Atomic layer deposited metallic oxides for optical fiber sensors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-44
Author(s): Kamil Kosiel, Karolina Pagowska, Maciej Kozubal, Marek Guziewicz, Krystyna Golaszewska-Malec, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland); Krystyna Lawniczak-Jablonska, Rafal Jakiela, Pawel Rejmak, Joanna Libera, Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland); Malgorzata Kalisz, Motor Transport Institute (Poland); Marcin Koba, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland); Michal Szymański, Warsaw Univ. of Life Sciences-SGGW (Poland); Magdalena Dominik, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland); Joanna Niedziólka-Jönsson, Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland); Wojtek Bock, Ctr. de Recherche en Photonique, Univ. du Québec en Outaouais (Canada); Mateusz Smietana, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
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Heteroepitaxial growth of silicon on GaAs via low-temperature plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-45
Author(s): Pere Roca i Cabarrocas, Gwenaëlle Hamon, Lab. de Physique des Interfaces et des Couches Minces, CNRS (France), Ecole Polytechnique (France); Nicolas I. Vaissiere, III-V Lab. (France); Romain Cariou, Wanghua Chen, Lab. de Physique des Interfaces et des Couches Minces, CNRS (France), Ecole Polytechnique (France); Jose Alvarez, Lab. Génie électrique et électronique de Paris, CNRS (France), CentraleSupélec (France), Univ Paris-Sud (France); Jean-Luc Maurice, Lab. de Physique des Interfaces et des Couches Minces, CNRS (France), Ecole Polytechnique (France); Jean Decobert, III-V Lab. (France); Jean-Paul Kleider, Lab. Génie électrique et électronique de Paris, CNRS (France), CentraleSupélec (France), Univ Paris-Sud (France); Ludovic Largeau, Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France)
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GaN Substrate development through the near equilibrium ammonothermal (NEAT) method and its application to higher performance GaN-based devices (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-46
Author(s): Tadao Hashimoto, SixPoint Materials, Inc. (United States)
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Session 11:
THz Sources
Tuesday 5 February 2019
3:50 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States) ;
Sara Ducci, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France)
Upscaling the output power of a photo-mixing THz source driven by a dual-frequency laser operating on two transverse modes (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-47
Author(s): Mikhaël Myara, Baptiste Chomet, Alaeddine Abbès, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, CNRS (France), Univ. Montpellier (France); Grégoire Beaudoin, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France); Isabelle Sagnes, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France), Univ. Paris-Sud (France), Univ. Paris-Saclay (France); Arnaud Garnache, Stephane Blin, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, CNRS (France), Univ. Montpellier (France)
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Harmonic mode-locking of THz quantum cascade lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-48
Author(s): Hanond Nong, Feihu Wang, Valentino Pistore, Juliette Mangeney, Jerome Tignon, Sukhdeep Dhillon, Lab. Pierre Aigrain (France)
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Novel architecture for continuous-wave highly-efficient broadband terahertz lasers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-49
Author(s): Miriam S. Vitiello, CNR-NANO (Italy)
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Ultra-broadband terahertz difference frequency quantum cascade laser sources and their applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-50
Author(s): Kazuue Fujita, Atsushi Nakanishi, Akio Ito, Masahiro Hitaka, Kazuki Horita, Tatsuo Dougakiuchi, Tadataka Edamura, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan)
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AlGaAs/GaAs terahertz quantum cascade lasers with copper waveguides
Paper 10926-51
Author(s): Anna Szerling, Kamil Kosiel, Piotr Prokaryn, Renata Kruszka, Jacek Ratajczak, Krystyna Golaszewska-Malec, Maciej Sakowicz, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland); Zbigniew Wasilewski, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada); Michal Szymański, Warsaw Univ. of Life Sciences-SGGW (Poland); Maciej Kuc, Tomasz Czyszanowski, Lodz Univ. of Technology (Poland); Mehtap Özdemir Köklü, Gülnur Aygün, Lütfi Özyüzer, Izmir Institute of Technology (Turkey); Norbert Pałka, Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jaroslawa Dabrowskiego (Poland)
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Early Career Innovation Awards in Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics
Tuesday 5 February 2019
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: InterContinental Hotel, Intercontinental Ballroom A (5th Floor)
Session Chairs:
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
Meimei Z. Tidrow, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)

Session Chairs: Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (USA); Meimei Z. Tidrow, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (USA)

SPIE announces the Innovation Award in Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics at SPIE Photonics West OPTO 2019. These awards are open to students and early career professionals of conference 10926, and will recognize the outstanding scientific contribution of young investigators who present the most notable recent discoveries with broad impact in the areas of quantum sensing and nano electronics and photonics. These discoveries should be innovative in that they represent a new paradigm or way of thinking which will have a broad impact in their respective field. Participants will be required to give a 10-minute review presentation in this Tuesday evening session chaired by Prof. Manijeh Razeghi. The winner(s) will be announced at the end of the session. Winner(s) will be awarded a commemorative plaque as well as a cash prize.

To apply for participation in this session, send your official SPIE Paper Number, your presentation title, and a two-page technical abstract to Prof. Manijeh Razeghi by Friday 14 December 2018.
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Session 12:
Unconventional Light Sources
Wednesday 6 February 2019
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States) ;
Masud Mansuripur, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Advances in target detection using monolithic semiconductor quantum light sources (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10926-52
Author(s): Amr S. Helmy, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
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Multifunctional control of on-chip generated photons via a single Mie resonance of dielectric metastructures: A new paradigm for scalable quantum optical circuits (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-53
Author(s): Anupam Madhukar, Jiefei Zhang, Swarnabha Chattaraj, The Univ. of Southern California (United States); Siyuan Lu, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
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Assembling nanoscale quantum photonic devices (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-54
Author(s): Simeon Bogdanov, Oksana Makarova, Purdue Univ. (United States); Mikhail Shalaginov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Chin-Cheng Chiang, Alexei S. Lagutchev, Alexandra Boltasseva, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Purdue Univ. (United States)
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Towards single-photon nonlinear nanophotonics with broad emitters (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-55
Author(s): Arka Majumdar, Univ. of Washington (United States)
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Cooperative phenomena and ultra-strong light-matter coupling for tailored thermal emission (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-56
Author(s): Angela Vasanelli, S. Cosme, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France); Simon Huppert, Ecole Normale Supérieure (France); Yanko Todorov, Benjamin Askenazi, Djamal Gacemi, Univ. Paris Diderot (France); Grégoire Beaudoin, Isabelle Sagnes, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France); Carlo Sirtori, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France)
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Session 13:
Metasurfaces
Wednesday 6 February 2019
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
S. J. Ben Yoo, Univ. of California, Davis (United States) ;
Paul Mak, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Prospects of metasurface applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-57
Author(s): Byoungho Lee, Gun-Yeal Lee, Seoul National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Metasurface based multichannel vectorial holograms (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-58
Author(s): Thomas Zentgraf, Univ. Paderborn (Germany); Ruizhe Zhao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China); Basudeb Sain, Univ. Paderborn (Germany); Qunshuo Wei, Beijing Institute of Technology (China); Chengchun Tang, Southern Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China); Xiaowei Li, Beijing Institute of Technology (China); Lingling Huang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China), Univ. Paderborn (Germany); Yongtian Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
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3D-printed infrared metamaterials (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-59
Author(s): Joseph G. Tischler, Nicholas Sharac, Michael Meeker, Chase T. Ellis, Eric M. Jackson, Frank K. Perkins, Sharka Prokes, Erin R. Cleveland, Chul Soo Kim, Diogenes Placencia, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Strong light-matter interaction in lithography-free planar metamaterial perfect absorbers (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-60
Author(s): Ekmel Özbay, Amir Ghobadi, Hodjat Hajian, Bayram Butun, Bilkent Univ. (Turkey)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 14:
Photonic Integrated Circuits
Wednesday 6 February 2019
1:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Michel Krakowski, III-V Lab. (France) ;
Shanee Pacley, Air Force Research Lab. - Wright Patterson AFB (United States)
UV laser-written waveguide devices for all optical quantum information processing (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-61
Author(s): Peter G. R. Smith, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
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3D heterogeneous photonic electronic integrated circuits (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-62
Author(s): S. J. Ben Yoo, Univ. of California, Davis (United States)
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Ge-rich graded-index Si1-xGex racetrack resonators operating at deep mid-IR wavelengths
Paper 10926-63
Author(s): Joan Manel Ramírez, Vladyslav Vakarin, Qiankun Liu, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France); Jacopo Frigerio, Andrea Ballabio, Politecnico di Milano (Italy); Xavier Le Roux, Giovanni Isella, Laurent Vivien, Delphine Marris-Morini, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France)
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Monolithic integration of quantum cascade laser, quantum cascade detector, and subwavelength waveguides for mid-infrared integrated gas sensing
Paper 10926-64
Author(s): Swapnajit Chakravarty, Omega Optics, Inc. (United States); Jason Midkiff, Kyoungmin Yoo, Ali Rostamian, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Ray T. Chen, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States), Omega Optics, Inc. (United States)
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Controlling frequency correlations and biphoton statistics in a semiconductor photonic chip (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-65
Author(s): Giorgio Maltese, Saverio Francesconi, Felicien Appas, Arnault Raymond, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France); Aristide Lemaître, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France); Maria Amanti, Florent Baboux, Sara Ducci, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France)
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Session 15:
New Approaches to Micro-/Nanofabrication
Wednesday 6 February 2019
3:40 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Peter G. R. Smith, Optoelectronics Research Ctr. (United Kingdom) ;
Joseph G. Tischler, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Hybrid dynamic structures for optical-quality surfaces shape control: live mirrors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-66
Author(s): Gil Moretto, Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (France); Jean-Fabien Capsal, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France); Jeffrey Kuhn, Institute for Astronomy, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States); Kritsadi Thetpraphi, David Audigier, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France); Maud Langlois, Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (France)
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Dynamic optical laser fabrication for engineering of quantum photonic devices (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-67
Author(s): Martin J. Booth, Patrick Salter, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
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Thermal noise-induced nonlinear dynamics of driven nanomechanical resonators (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-68
Author(s): Eva M. Weig, Univ. Konstanz (Germany)
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Total tomography of non-planar heterostructures for conventional and unconventional computing (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-69
Author(s): Lincoln J. Lauhon, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Femtosecond laser micro- and nanofabrication (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-106
Author(s): Chunlei Guo, Univ. of Rochester (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
Octupole electrode pattern for tuning forks vibrating at the first overtone mode in quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy
Paper 10926-90
Author(s): Arianna Elefante, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Pietro Patimisco, Angelo Sampaolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Marilena Giglio, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Giansergio Menduni, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Hubert Rossmadl, Verena Mackowiak, Thorlabs GmbH (Germany); Vittorio Passaro, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Bruno Gross, Thorlabs GmbH (Germany); Alex Cable, Thorlabs, Inc. (United States); Frank K. Tittel, Rice Univ. (United States); Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
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Simultaneous dual gas QEPAS sensing of water and methane/nitrous oxide
Paper 10926-91
Author(s): Angelo Sampaolo, Pietro Patimisco, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Marilena Giglio, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Giansergio Menduni, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Arianna Elefante, Univ. degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Italy); Vittorio Passaro, Politecnico di Bari (Italy); Frank K. Tittel, Rice Univ. (United States); Vincenzo Spagnolo, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
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Vertical silicon nanowire-based optical waveguide for DNA hybridization biosensor
Paper 10926-92
Author(s): Ritu Raj Singh, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad (India); Anamika Singh, K.J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering & Information Technology (India); Abhinav Gautam, Vishnu Priye, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad (India)
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Metal-insulator-metal photodetection and photon-assisted quantum tunneling
Paper 10926-93
Author(s): Shuo Sun, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
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Mid-infrared gas sensing using uncooled quantum cascade laser with low power consumption
Paper 10926-94
Author(s): Makoto Murata, Hiroyuki Yoshinaga, Takashi Kato, Hiroki Mori, Yukihiro Tsuji, Masaki Migita, Jun-ichi Hashimoto, Mitsuru Ekawa, Yasuhiro Iguchi, Tsukuru Katsuyama, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
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Extending the linear concentration range of a multi-gas-analyzer
Paper 10926-95
Author(s): Andreas Genner, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria); Pedro Martín-Mateos, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain); Harald Moser, Johannes P. Waclawek, Bernhard Lendl, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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Indirect mid-infrared optical feedback cavity-enhanced spectroscopy in a Brewster window cavity
Paper 10926-96
Author(s): Jakob Hayden, Johannes Waclawek, Bernhard Lendl, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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Tuning the gain-bandwidth product of electron Injector photodetectors
Paper 10926-97
Author(s): Simone Bianconi, Mohsen Rezaei, Hooman Mohseni, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Plasmonic switches based on arrays of plasmonic nanostructures surrounded by VO2 thin films
Paper 10926-98
Author(s): Yashna Sharma, Rajib R. Ghosh, Vaibhav Sapra, Vipul Jalal, Anuj Dhawan, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (India)
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Optical-stack optimization for improved SPAD photon detection efficiency
Paper 10926-99
Author(s): Ivan Michel Antolović, Arin Can Ulku, Ekin Kizilkan, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Frédéric Zanella, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland); Edoardo Charbon, Claudio Bruschini, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Self-formed nanojunctions for localized plasmonic IR detection
Paper 10926-100
Author(s): Amir Ziv, Avra Tzaguy, Shira Yochelis, Roie Yerushalmi, Yossi Paltiel, The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem (Israel)
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Electrical characterization of hole-doped of Ga2O3: anisotropic and temperature-dependent mobility
Paper 10926-101
Author(s): Matthew Grayson, Chulin Wang, Ji-Hyeon Park, Ryan McClintock, Yaobin Xu, Yuan Li, Vinayak Dravid, Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Session 16:
Spintronics and Magnetic Devices
Thursday 7 February 2019
8:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Henri-Jean Drouhin, Ecole Polytechnique (France) ;
Michael D. Gerhold, U.S. Army Research Office (United States)
Bits of the future: magnetic storage and the digital world (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-70
Author(s): Dafiné Ravelosona, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (France)
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Voltage-induced magnetic switching: Towards the limits of speed and energy efficiency in nonvolatile nanoelectronics (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-71
Author(s): Pedram Khalili, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Control of acoustic coherent phonon propagation in ferromagnetic GaMnAs in the presence of external magnetic fields (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-72
Author(s): Christopher J. Stanton, Univ. of Florida (United States); Brenden A. Magill, Giti A. Khodaparast, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States); Sunil K. Thapa, Gary D. Sanders, Univ. of Florida (United States); Joshua Holleman, Stephen McGill, National High Magnetic Field Lab. (United States); Hiro Munekata, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
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Ultrafast spin-lasers for high-speed optical communication (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-73
Author(s): Nils C. Gerhardt, Markus Lindemann, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany); Tobias Pusch, Univ. Ulm (Germany); Gaofeng Xu, Igor Zutic, Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Rainer Michalzik, Univ. Ulm (Germany); Martin R. Hofmann, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany)
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Photo-control of the magnetic response at the interface of nanosized coordination polymer heterostructures (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-74
Author(s): Mark W. Meisel, Daniel R. Talham, Univ. of Florida (United States)
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Session 17:
Plasmonics for Sensing
Thursday 7 February 2019
11:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Giuseppe Leo, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques (France) ;
Jerry R. Meyer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
High-performance infrared photodetectors based on gold-patched graphene nanostripes (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-75
Author(s): Mona Jarrahi, Semih Cakmakyapan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Enhancement of quantum efficiency in nBn detectors with thin absorbers using plasmonic gratings (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-76
Author(s): Jill A. Nolde, Eric M. Jackson, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Mijin Kim, KeyW Corp. (United States); Chul Soo Kim, Chadwick L. Canedy, Michael V. Warren, Stephanie Tomasulo, Chaffra A. Affouda, Erin R. Cleveland, Igor Vurgaftman, Jerry R. Meyer, Edward H. Aifer, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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High FOM surface plasmon resonance transducers with membrane structure toward gas-sensing applications
Paper 10926-77
Author(s): Takahiro Shimodaira, Hiromasa Shimizu, Shogo Suzuki, Yoshiki Aizawa, Yasufumi Iimura, Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology (Japan)
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Plasmonic optical systems for gas detection
Paper 10926-78
Author(s): Nicolas Javahiraly, Lab. des sciences de l'Ingénieur, de l'Informatique et de l'Imagerie (France)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 18:
Advances in Material Characterization
Thursday 7 February 2019
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Giti A. Khodaparast, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States) ;
Eric Tournié, Univ. de Montpellier (France)
Transient extreme ultraviolet measurement of element-specific charge transfer dynamics in multiple-material junctions (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-79
Author(s): Scott K. Cushing, Caltech (United States)
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Characterizing hysteresis in 2D materials via heavy-tail switching transients in black phosphorous (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-80
Author(s): Matthew Grayson, Lintao Peng, Spencer Wells, Mark Hersam, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Organic charge-transfer compounds: complex interactions at the nanoscale (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-81
Author(s): Veaceslav Coropceanu, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States); Laurie McNeil, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)
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Optical properties of all-inorganic perovskite nanocrystals (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-82
Author(s): Tom Gregorkiewicz, Univ. van Amsterdam (Netherlands)
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Session 19:
Frequency Combs
Thursday 7 February 2019
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Room 304 (South Level Three)
Session Chairs:
Jérôme Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland) ;
Anna Szerling, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
Linewidth of the laser optical frequency comb with arbitrary temporal profile (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-83
Author(s): Jakob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); David Burghoff, Univ. of Notre Dame (United States); Qing Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
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Exploratory research on the light quantum future technical basis (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-84
Author(s): Siwen Bi, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (China)
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Controllable nonlinear optics in the GHz-THz range (Invited Paper)
Paper 10926-85
Author(s): Mauro Fernandes Pereira, Institute of Physics of the CAS, v.v.i. (Czech Republic)
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Coherent control of QCL frequency combs for miniaturized dual-comb spectroscopy
Paper 10926-86
Author(s): Johannes Hillbrand, Hermann Detz, Aaron M. Andrews, Gottfried Strasser, Benedikt Schwarz, Technische Univ. Wien (Austria)
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Stable and efficient mid-infrared III-V semiconductor frequency combs with two-color pumping
Paper 10926-88
Author(s): Robert J. Weiblen, Igor Vurgaftman, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Wide-bandwidth low-threshold THz frequency combs
Paper 10926-89
Author(s): Giacomo Scalari, Tudor Olariu, Andres Forrer, David Stark, Mattias Beck, Jérôme Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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