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5 - 8 September 2011

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Novel Devices
Solar Cells
Poster Session
& Welcome Reception




Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits
Numerical Methods
Surface-Emitting Laser Diodes
Photonic Crystals





Edge-Emitting Laser Diodes
Material Properties
Photonic Devices
Conference Dinner
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Photonic Integrated Circuits
Light-Emitting Diodes
Postdeadline Session

Friday 09:00-12:30


Crosslight Software Tutorial (UTV)
JCMwave Software Tutorial (UTV)
TiberCAD Software Tutorial (UTV)

Monday, 5 September 2011

Registration Desk opens 9:00

11:00-12:30 Novel Devices (Session Chair: Uwe Bandelow, Weierstrass Institute, Germany)

MA1 Optical Design of Organic/Polymer Solar Cells and Light Emitting Devices; Wallace C.H. Choy; University of Hong Kong, China (invited)

MA2 Effects of hydrostatic strain on eigenstates of Möbius strips; B. Lassen (1), M. Willatzen (1), and J. Gravesen (2); (1) The University of Southern Denmark, Denmark (2) The Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

MA3 A High-Efficiency Photonic Nanowire Single-Photon Source Featuring An Inverted Conical Taper; N. Gregersen (1), T. R. Nielsen (1), J. Mørk (1), J. Claudon (2) and J. M. Gérard (2) ; (1) Technical University of Denmark, Denmark; (2) CEA Grenoble, France

MA4 Thermal management of GaInNAs/GaAs disk lasers; A. K. Sokol, R. P. Sarzala, and W. Nakwaski ; Technical University of Lodz, Poland

12:30-13:40 Lunch Break

13:40-15:00 Plasmonics (Session Chair: Jeff Young, University of British Columbia, Canada)

MB1 Analysis of a Gap Plasmonic Waveguide Using the Frequency-Dependent 3-D LOD-FDTD Method; J. Shibayama, R. Ando, J. Yamauchi, and H. Nakano; Hosei University, Japan

MB2 B-CALM: An Open-Source GPU-based 3D-FDTD with Multi-Pole Dispersion for Plasmonics; Pierre Wahl(1,2) , Dany-Sebastien Ly-Gagnon (2), Christof Debaes (1), David A.B. Miller (2) , Hugo Thienpont (1); (1) Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium; (2) Stanford University, USA

MB3 Numerical Simulation of Nano-disk Plasmonic Laser; Q. Wang (1) and S.T. Ho (2); (1) Data Storage Institute, Singapore; (2) Northwestern University; USA

MB4 Asymptotic Analysis of Surface-Plasmon Whispering-Gallery Resonators for Large Q-factor; N. Cinosi (a), J. Sarma (b), F. Causa (b ; (a) Imperial College, UK; (b) University of Bath, UK

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Solar Cells (Session Chair: Wallace Choy, University of Hong Kong, China)

MC1 Hot carrier solar cells: the device that did not exist; Jean-Francois Guillemoles (1), A. Le Bris (1), L. Lombez (1), S. Laribi (1), E. Tea (2), F. Aniel (2) (1) IRDEP, UMR CNRS, France; (2) University of Paris XI, France (invited)

MC3 Innovative Simulated Structure for Dye Solar Cells ; A. Gagliardi, M. Auf der Maur and A. Di Carlo ; University of Rome ``Tor Vergata'', Italy

MC4 Dye Solar Cells efficiency maps: a parametric study ; Desirée Gentilini (1), Alessio Gagliardi(1) and Aldo Di Carlo (1), ; Univerity of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

MC6 First investigation of quantum effects in heterojunction solar cells ; J. Coignus (1), J. Singer (1), M. Baudrit (1), R. Lachaume (2), X. Garros (2), P. Thony (1) ; (1) CEA-INES RDI, France; (2) CEA-LETI, France

17:00-19:30 Poster Session & Welcome Reception (Session Chair: Aldo Di Carlo, University of Rome ``Tor Vergata'', Italy)

MP1 Resonance Cavity Enhanced Midinfrared Photodetectors Employing Subwavelength Grating ; M. Zohar (1), M. Auslender (1), S. Hava (1), and L. Faraone (2) ; (1) Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; (2) University of Western Australia, Australia

MP2 Optical Solitons in Si-nc Sandwiched Optical Slot Waveguides ; F. De Leonardis and V. M. N. Passaro ; Politecnico di Bari, Italy

MP4 Study of InGaN/GaN/InGaN Multi-Layer Barrier in GaN-based Light Emitting Diode ; Liwen Cheng(1), Chunyan Xu(2),Yang Sheng(3),Weida Hu(1), Wei Lu(1),and Zhanming (Simon) Li(4) ; (1) Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, China ; (2) Wuxi Institute of Communications Technology, China; (3) Crosslight Software China, China; (4) Crosslight Software Inc., Canada

MP5 Finite element modeling of plasmon based single-photon sources ; Y. Chen, N. Gregersen, T. R. Nielsen, P. Lodahl and J. Mørk ; Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

MP6 Analysis of polarization characteristics based on asymmetric metal-clad optical waveguides with buffer layer ; Hong-Seung Kim (1), Tae-Kyeong Lee (1), Geum-Yoon Oh (1), Doo-Gun Kim (2), and Young-Wan Choi (1) ; (1) Chung-Ang University, Korea; (2) Korea Photonics Technology Institute, Korea

MP7 Influence of minority carrier lifetime on photoresponse characteristics of visible-blind Al0.25Ga0.75N MSM photodetectors ; Jessica Schlegel (1), Martin Martens (1), Frank Brunner (2), Sven Einfeldt (2), Markus Weyers (2), and Michael Kneissl (1,2) ; (1) Technische Universität Berlin, Germany; (2) Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Germany

MP8 Electro-optical characteristics of separate absorption and multiplication GaN avalanche photodiode ; X. D. Wang (1), W. D. Hu (1), X. S. Chen (1), J. T. Xu (2), X. Y. Li (2), and W. Lu (1) ; (1) National Lab for Infrared Physics, China; (2) State Key Laboratories of Transducer Technology, China

MP11 Apodization along Thickness Direction of Holographic Transmission Grating in Sb-doped Sn2P2S6 ; Y. Wakayama (1), A. Okamoto (1), A. Tomita (1), A. A. Grabar (2), K. Sato (3), and H. Nihei (4) ; (1) Hokkaido University, Japan; (2) Uzhgorod National University, Ukraine; (3) Hokkai-Gakuen University, Japan; (4) Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Japan

MP12 PSPICE Models for Dye Solar Cells and Modules ; F. Giordano(1), A. Guidobaldi(2), E. Petrolati(2), S. Mastroianni(1), T. M. Brown(1,2), A. Reale(1,2), A. Di Carlo(1,2) ; (1) University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy; (2) DYEPOWER Consortium, Italy

MP13 Efficient Simulation for Silicon-on-Insulator Waveguide Electro-Optic Devices ; DeGui Sun, Trevor J. Hall, Rob Vandusen, T. Garry Tarr ; (1) University of Ottawa, Canada; (2) Carleton University, Canada

MP14 Integrated Simulator for Single-Photon Avalanche Diodes ; M. Anti, F. Acerbi, A. Tosi, F. Zappa ; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

MP15 Simple Design of Edge-Emitting Diode Laser to Overcome Thermal Lens Effect ; N. N. Elkin, A. P. Napartovich, and D. V. Vysotsky ; SRC RF Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Thermonuclear Research, Russia

MP16 Simulation of a Ridge-Type Semiconductor Laser with Selectively Proton-Implanted Cladding Layers ; Hazuki Yoshida and Takahiro Numai ; Ritsumeikan University, Japan

MP17 The phosphor's optical properties - white light quality relationship of white LEDs ; C. Sommer (1), P. Hartmann (1), P. Pachler (2), H. Hoschopf (2), F. P. Wenzl (1) ; (1) Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria; (2) Tridonic Jennersdorf GmbH, Austria

MP18 Trapping Power Improvement of Twin-Core Fiber Optical Tweezers ; Farzin Emami, Ammar Rahimi-Kazerooni, Alireza Keshavarz ; Shiraz University of Technology, Iran

MP19 Simulation Method for LWIR Radiation Distribution Using a Visual Ray-Tracer ; Alexander Utz, Lutz Gendrisch, Dirk Weiler, Stephan Kolnsberg and Holger Vogt ; Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems (IMS), Germany

MP21 Investigation of a p-i-n Dual-Cavity E-Field Photonic Sensor ; V. M. N. Passaro, P. Barile and F. De Leonardis ; Politecnico di Bari, Italy

MP22 Pulse Compression and Super-Continuum Generation using Cascaded Higher-Order Solitons ; J. Nathan Kutz (1), Qian Li (2) and P. K. A. Wai (2) ; (1) University of Washington, USA; (2) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

MP23 The GEMINI Concept: A New Efficient Method To Modelize Local Effects In Solar Cells ; J. Singer, J. Coignus, M. Baudrit, P. Thony, R. Cabal, P. Brand ; CEA-LITEN / INES, France

MP24 MEG/STRD Modeling of Optical Antenna Sensors as Micro Rectangular Apertures ; Alessandro Massaro, Fabrizio Spano, Roberto Cingolani, and Athanassia Athanassiou ; Italian Institute of Technology (IIT- CBN), Italy

MP25 Design of Optical Triplexer with Cascaded Multi-Mode Interference Couplers ; Shintaro Ikeya, Hideki Yokoi, Takayuki Kawasaki, Tomohiro Hoshi ; Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

MP26 Theoretical and experimental study of erbium doped photonic crystal fiber ring laser ; L.Sojka(1), E.Beres-Pawlik(1), P.Jaworski(1), W.Góra(1), D.Furniss(2), A.Seddon(2), T.M.Benson(2), P.Mergo(3), S.Sujecki(2) ; (1)Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland; (2)University of Nottingham,UK; (3)Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland

MP27 Dispersion Characteristics in Metal Coated Long Period Fiber Gratings ; Zhengtian Gu (1), Yanjun Shi (1), and Kan Gao (2) ; (1)University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China; (2) No.23 Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group, China

MP28 Simulation of incoherent interaction between bright-bright screening soliton in an unbiased series two-photon photorefractive crystal circuit ; A. Keshavarz(1), M.Hatami(2), Z. Abbasi(2) ; (1) Shiraz University of Technology , Iran (2) Yazd University, Iran

MP31 Design of polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fiber with high birefringence ; Y. D. Wu, J. J. Lee, and T. T. Shih ; National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan

MP32 Elimination of an impact of mechanical stresses on an operation of nitride light-emitting diodes ; S. Morawiec, R. P. Sarzala, and W. Nakwaski ; Technical University of Lodz, Poland

MP33 Development of a Broadband Matching Network for Electro- Absorption Modulators ; W.Han (1), C.Daunt (1),(2), H.Yang (1), M.Rensing (1), X.Wang(1), P.O'Brien(1), and F.H.Peters (1),(2) ; (1) Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland;(2) University College Cork, Ireland

MP34 Compact Acousto-Optic Interrogator for Fiber Optic Bragg Sensors ; A. V. Tsarev (1), F. De Leonardis (2), V. M. N. Passaro (3) ; (1) A.V. Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia; (2) Politecnico di Bari, Taranto, Italy; (3) Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy

MP35 FEM Modeling of Conductivity and Electrical Coupling in Polymeric Nanocomposite Material ; Alessandro Massaro, Fabrizio Spano, Roberto Cingolani, Athanassia Athanassiou ; Italian Institute of Technology (IIT- CBN), Italy

MP36 Material type and Dimension Effects of Quantum Box in QD- based waveguides ; A Rostami, S K Seyyedi S, H. Rasooli, K Khaffafi, S Zabihi ; University of Tabriz, Iran

MP37 Modelling of Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Chirp Compensation Using Optical Delay Interferometer ; Z.V. Rizou (1), K.E. Zoiros (1), and M.J. Connelly (2) ; (1) Democritus University of Thrace, Greece; (2) University of Limerick, Ireland

MP38 Ultra compact and low crosstalk triplexer based on photonic crystal waveguide ; Y. D. Wu, J. H. Hsu, J. J. Lee, and T. T. Shih ; National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan

MP40 Simulation of gain saturation on dark soliton switching in Er+3- doped chalcogenide glasses ; M. Hatami, Z. Tahmasbi, Alireza Keshavarz, G. Honarasa ; (1) Yazd University, Iran; (2) Shiraz University of Technology, Iran; (3) Yazd University, Iran

MPD2 Analysis of v-groove surface plasmon polarition waveguide; Geum-Yoon Oh (1), Doo-Gun Kim (2), Hong-Seung Kim (1), and Young-Wan Choi (1) ; (1) Chung-Ang University, Korea; (2) Korea Photonics Technology Institute, Korea [abstract]

MPD3 Analysis of PLC optical sensors integrated with tin oxide thin films; S. H. Kim (1), H. S. Kim (2), D. G. Kim (1), H. C. Ki (1), G. Y. Oh (2), C. H. Park (3), T. U. Kim (1), D. K. Lee (1), W. G. Jang (1), and H. J. Kim (1) ; (1) KOPTI, Korea; (2) Chung-Ang University, Korea; (3) Wooriro Optical Telecom Co., Korea [abstract]

MPD4 Polymeric bidirectional wavelength filter based on multimode interference; Jung Woon Lim (1), Swook Hann (1), Jong-Sup Kim (1), Yoon Seon Kim (1), Tae Ho Lee (2), Myung Yong Jeong (2), Boo-Gyoun Kim (3) and Byung Sup Rho (1) ; (1) Korea Photonics Technology Institute, (2) Pusan National Univ., (3) Soongsil Univ.; all in Korea [abstract]

MPD5 Design of a Low Loss and Large-Tolerance Optical Interface for Large-Area Optical Waveguides; S. H. Hwang, W.-J. Lee, M. J. Kim, E. J. Jung, and B. S. Rho; Korea Photonics Technology Institute, Wolchul-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, Korea [abstract]

MPD6 Accurate Dynamic Model of DFB lasers; C. Ciminelli, F. Dell'Olio, M.N. Armenise; Politecnico di Bari, Italy [abstract]

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Registration Desk opens 8:00

8:30-10:30 Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits (Session Chair: Eric Larkins, University of Nottingham, UK)

TuA1 Modeling of Semiconductor Optical Amplifier RIN and Phase Noise for Optical PSK Systems ; M.J. Connelly and C.L. Janer ; (1) University of Limerick,Ireland; (2 )Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

TuA2 SOA Modeling for Advanced Optical Modulation Formats ; H. Khaleghi, P. Morel, A. Sharaiha, T. Rampone, M. Guégan ; École Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Brest (ENIB), France

TuA3 Numerical and experimental investigation of upconversion in Er doped sol-gel SiO2 ; Oladeji Ayodele(1), Polly L. Arnold(2), Mohammad I. Ali(2), Andrew Phillips(1), Igor V. Sazanovich(3), Julia A. Weinstein(3), Slawomir Sujecki(1) ; (1) University of Nottingham, UK; (2) University of Edinburgh, UK; (3) University of Sheffield, UK

TuA4 Numerical Analysis of Wavelength Conversion Based on Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Integrated with Microring Resonator Notch Filter ; Mohammad Razaghi (1), Mojtaba Gandomkar (2), Vahid Ahmadi (2), Narottam Das (3) and Michael J. Connelly (4) ; (1) University of Kurdistan, Iran; (2) Tarbiat Modares University, Iran; (3) Edith Cowan University, Australia; (4) University of Limerick, Ireland

TuA5 Simulation of Ultrafast All-Optical NOT Gate with Quantum-Dot SOA-Based Mach-Zehnder Switch ; E. Dimitriadou, and K.E. Zoiros ; Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

TuA6 Simulation of Ultrafast All-Optical XOR Gate with SOA-Based UNI and Cascaded ODI ; K.E. Zoiros, C. Demertzis ; Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:10 Numerical Methods (Session Chair: Matthias Auf der Maur, University of Rome ``Tor Vergata'', Italy)

TuB1 Novel modeling techniques for photonic devices ; K. B. Dossou (1), L.C. Botten (1), A.A. Asatryan (1), B.P.C. Sturmberg (2), M. A. Byrne (1), C.G. Poulton (1), R.C. McPhedran (2) and C.M. de Sterke (2) ; (1) University of Technology, Australia; (2) University of Sydney, Australia (invited)

TuB2 GPU Implementation of Hertzian Potential Formulation for Simulation of Nanosensors ; D. Tartarini (1), A. Massaro (2) ; (1) University of Salento, Italy; (2) Center for Bio-Molecular Nanotechnologies (CBN) of IIT, Italy

TuB3 A flexible, plane-wave-based formulation of continuum elasticity and multiband k*p-models ; O. Marquardt (1), S. Schulz (1), E.P. O'Reilly (1), C. Freysoldt (2), S. Boeck (2), T. Hickel (2), and J. Neugebauer (2) ; (1) Tyndall National Institute, Ireland; (2) Max-Planck-Institut fuer Eisenforschung, Germany

TuB4 A computationally efficient, non-equilibrium, carrier temperature dependent semiconductor gain model for FDTD simulation of optoelectronic devices ; Koustuban Ravi (1), Yingyan Huang(2), Seng Tiong Ho(1),(3) ; (1) Data Storage Institute, Singapore; (2) Optonet Inc, Evanston, USA; (3) Northwestern University, Evanston, USA

TuB5 Elimination of numerical underflow in the modelling of optoelectronic devices using multiple precision ;S.N. Kaunga-Nyirenda, J. J. Lim, S. Bull and E.C. Larkins ; University of Nottingham, UK

TuB6 Application of a computationally efficient implementation of the RCWA method to numerical simulations of thin film amorphous solar cells ; I. Semenikhin (1), M. Zanuccoli (2), M.Benzi (2) , V. Vyurkov (1), E. Sangiorgi (2), C. Fiegna (2) ; (1) Institute of Physics and Technology RAS, Russia; (2) ARCES-DEIS University of Bologna & IUNET , Italy

13:10-14:10 Lunch Break

14:10-15:50 Surface-Emitting Laser Diodes (Session Chair: Bernd Witzigmann, University of Kassel, Germany)

TuC1 Finite element simulation of optical modes in VCSELs ; J. Pomplun(1), S. Burger (1,2), M. Rozova (2), L. Zschiedrich (1), F. Schmidt (1,2) ; (1) JCMwave GmbH, Berlin, Germany; (2) Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany

TuC2 Optical Simulation of a Ring-Defect Photonic Crystal Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser ; P. Nyakas ; Furukawa Electric Institute of Technology, Hungary

TuC3 Modes discrimination analysis of coherently coupled AlInGaAs VCSEL array ; Tomasz Czyszanowski(1), Jaroslaw Walczak(1), Maciej Dems(1), Robert P. Sarzala(1), Elodie Lamothe(2), Lukas Mutter(2) ; (1) Technical University of Lodz, Poland; (2) Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

TuC4 Robust design of subwavelength grating mirror for mid-infrared VCSEL application ; Christyves Chevallier (1,2), Frédéric Genty (1,2), Nicolas Fressengeas (2) and Joel Jacquet (1,2) ; (1) SUPELEC Metz, France; (2) Université Paul Verlaine de Metz, France

TuC5 Modal properties control in Photonic-Crystal Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers ; Tomasz Czyszanowski(1), Maciej Dems(1), Krassimir Panajotov (2) ; (1) Technical University of Lodz, Poland; (2) Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium

15:50-16:20 Coffee Break

16:20-18:30 Photonic Crystals (Session Chair: Kokou Dossou, University of Technology, Australia)

TuD1 Coupling of nanoparticles and photonic crystals for non-linear applications ; Jeff F. Young, Charles Foell, Ellen Schelew and Haijun Qiao ; University of British Columbia, Canada (invited)

TuD2 Numerical Modelling of Optical Trapping in Hollow Photonic Crystal Cavities ; U. Dharanipathy, N. Le Thomas and R. Houdré ; École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

TuD3 Numerical modeling in photonic crystals integrated technology: the COPERNICUS Project ; Stefania Malaguti (1), Andrea Armaroli (1), Gaetano Bellanca (1), Stefano Trillo (1), Simeon Kaunga-Nyirenda (2), Jun Lim (2), Eric Larkins (2), Philip Trost Kristensen (3), Kresten Yvind (3), Jesper Mork (3), Yannick Dumeige (4), Mathilde Gay (4), Pierre Colman (5), SylvainCombrié (5), Alfredo De Rossi (5) ; (1) University of Ferrara, Italy; (2) University of Nottingham, UK; (3) Technical University of Denmark, Denmark; (4) University of Rennes 1, France; (5) Thales Research and Technology, France

TuD4 Design and Analysis of Polarization Selective Tunable Photonic Crystal Filters ; U. Akcakoca, and B. Witzigmann, R. Zamora, T. Kusserow, and H. Hillmer ; University of Kassel, Germany

TuD5 Coupling between PhC membrane and lensed fiber: simulations and measurements ; Akram Akrout (1), Kevin Lengle (1), Thanh Nam Nguyen (1), Philippe Rochard (1), Laurent Bramerie (1), Mathilde Gay (1), Monique Thual (1), Stefania Malaguti (2), Andrea Armaroli (2), Gaetano Bellanca (2), Stefano Trillo (2), Sylvain Combrié (3), Alfredo De Rossi (3) ; (1) University of Rennes 1 ENSSAT, France; (2) Univerity of Ferrara, Italy; (3) Thales Research and Technology, France

TuD6 Strongly confined light in a singe mode near quantum dots embedded in photonic crystals ; Hiroyuki Nihei ; Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Japan

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Registration Desk opens 8:00

8:30-10:10 Edge-Emitting Laser Diodes (Session Chair: Slawek Sujecki, University of Nottingham, UK)

WA1 Travelling-Wave Modeling Of Dynamics Of Ultrafast Reflective-Intracavity-Filter Tunable Fabry-Pérot Lasers For Optical Coherence Tomography ; Eugene A.Avrutin, Lixiong Zhang ; University of York, UK

WA2 Theoretical and experimental analysis of the lateral modes of high-power broad-area lasers ; H. Wenzel(1), P. Crump(1), H. Ekhteraei(1), C. Schultz(1), J. Pomplun(2), S. Burger(3,2), L. Zschiedrich(2), F. Schmidt(3,2) and G. Erbert(1) ; (1) Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, (2) JCMwave GmbH, (3) Zuse-Institut , all in Berlin, Germany

WA3 Bifurcation analysis of traveling wave models ; J. Javaloyes, A. Perez-Serrano, and S. Balle ; (1) Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain. (2) IFISC, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain. (3) Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats, Spain.

WA5 Thermo-Electrical Modelling of Nitride Mini-Arrays Based on the Single Edge-Emitting Laser Diode ; M. Kuc and R. P. Sarzala ; Technical University of Lodz, Poland

WA6 Theoretical Observation of Two State Lasing from InAs/InP Quantum-Dash Lasers ; M. Z. M. Khan, Tien K. Ng, U. Schwingenschlogl, and Boon S. Ooi ; King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:45Material Properties (Session Chair: Morten Willatzen, Mads Clausen Institute, Denmark)

WB1 Band-offset engineering at organic/inorganic semiconductor heterointerfaces ; S. Blumstengel, F. Henneberger, N. Koch ; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany (invited)

WB2 Maxwell-Bloch approach to Four-Wave Mixing in quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifiers ; N. Majer, K. Lüdge, and E. Schöll ; Technische Universität Berlin, Germany (winner of Best Student Paper Award)

WB4 Investigating the Effect of Non Linear Piezoelectricity on the Excitonic Properties of III-N Semiconductor Quantum Dots ; J. Pal, G. Tse, S.Tomic; and M.A. Migliorato ; University of Manchester, UK

WB5 Characterization of TiO2 Atomic Crystals for Nanocomposite Materials Oriented to Optoelectronics ; L. Chiodo (1), A. Massaro (1), R. Cingolani (1), A, Romero (2), A.Rubio (3) ; (1) Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia IIT, Italy; (2) Unidad Querétaro, Mexico; (3) Universidad del Pais Vasco UPV/EHU, Spain

WB6 Theoretical Analysis of FWM by ISBT in InGaAs/AlAsSb QWs for Wavelength Conversion ; H. Kuwatsuka, R. Akimoto, T. Ogasawara, S. Gozu, T. Mozume, T. Hasama, and H. Ishikawa ; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

WPD1 Interface and high energy band effects in quantum dots: beyond 8-band k p Hamiltonian ; Stanko Tomic (1) and Nenad Vukmirovic (2); (1) University of Salford, UK; (2) University of Belgrade, Serbia [abstract]

12:45-13:45 Lunch Break

13:45-14:45Photonic Devices (Session Chair: Jayanta Sarma, University of Bath, UK)

WC1 Numerical Analysis of the Whispering Gallery Regime in Open Waveguide Micro-Bends ; R. Stabile and K.A. Williams ; Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands

WC2 TE/TM-mode pass polarizers and splitter based on an asymmetric twin waveguide and resonant coupling ; A. Wieczorek, B. Roycroft, F.H. Peters, B. Corbett ; Tyndall National Institute, Ireland

WC4 Synthesis of Negative Group Time Delay Bragg Gratings for Continuum Generation ; G.A. Iordachescu, X. Wu, J. Jacquet ; SUPELEC Metz, France

14:45-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-17:25 Nano-Structures (Session Chair: Stanko Tomic, University of Manchester, UK)

WD1 Strain and piezoelectric effects in quantum-dot structures ; M. Willatzen (1), B. Lassen (1), S. Madsen (1), D. Barettin (2), A. Pecchia (2), A. Di Carlo (2) ; (1) Mads Clausen Institute, Denmark; (2) Univ. of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy (invited)

WD2 Effective Microscopic Theory of Quantum Dot Superlattice Solar Cells ; U. Aeberhard; Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany

WD3 Modeling of InAs\GaAs QD-SOAs for amplification of ultra-short high power pulses ; M. Gioannini (1), M. Rossetti (2), I. Montrosset (1), L. Drzewietzki (2) , G. Grozman (2), W. Elsaßer (2), I. Krestnikov (3) ; (1) Politecnico di Torino, Italy; (2) Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany; (3) Innolume GmbH, Germany

WD4 Conductivity of Quantum-Dot Crystal Simulation Using Physics Based Models ; A. Fedoseyev, T. Bald ; CFD Research Corporation, USA

WD5 Control of carrier relaxation for suppression of optical gain damping by using Well-in-Well structure ; Yasutaka Higa, Mikio Sorimachi, Takuya Nishinome, and Tomoyuki Miyamoto ; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

WD6 Comparison of continuum and atomistic methods for the analysis of InAs/GaAs quantum dots ; Daniele Barettin (1), Alessandro Pecchia (1), Gabriele Penazzi (1) (3), Matthias Auf der Maur (1), Benny Lassen (2), Morten Willatzen (2), and Aldo di Carlo (1) ; (1) Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy; (2) University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

19:30-22:00 Conference Dinner

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Registration Desk opens 8:00

8:30-10:00 Photonic Integrated Circuits (Session Chair: Nicolai Matuschek, Exalos AG, Switzerland)

ThA1 Coupled non-linear microresonator systems: modelling and applications ; Y. Dumeige, P. Féron ; Université Européenne de Bretagne, France (invited)

ThA2 Dynamical Transitions in a Coupled Integrated Device ; B. Cemlyn, D. Labukhin. M. J. Adams and I. D. Henning ; University of Essex, UK

ThA4 Hybrid Time-and-Frequency-Domain Approach for Modeling Photonic Integrated Circuits ; Sergei Mingaleev (1), Eugene Sokolov (1), Cristina Arellano (2), Igor Koltchanov (2), and Andre Richter (2) ; (1) VPI Development Center, Belarus; (2) VPIsystems, Germany

ThA5 Control, Routing and Mode-Locking Generation of Light Bullets in Planar Waveguide Arrays ; Matthew Williams and J. Nathan Kutz ; University of Washington, USA

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:30 Light-Emitting Diodes (Session Chair: Weida Hu, Shanghai Institute for Technical Physics, China)

ThB1 An industry perspective on the optimization of InGaN lasers and LEDs via modeling ; A. Gomez-Iglesias (1), M. Sabathil (1), T. Lermer (1), J. Müller (1), B. Galler (1), C. Eichler (1), A. Avramescu (1), D. Dini (1), I. Pietzonka (1), S. Tautz (1), A. Breidenassel (1), G. Bruederl (1), A. Lell (1), T. Meyer (1), M. Peter (1), S. Lutgen (1), U. Strauss (1), B. Pasenow (2), S.W. Koch (3), W. Scheibenzuber (4), and U. T. Schwarz (4) ; (1)OSRAM Opto-Semiconductors GmbH, Germany; (2) University of Arizona, USA; (3) Philipps Universität Marburg, Germany; (4) Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF, Germany (invited)

ThB2 Numerical Simulations of Blue and Green GaN Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes (SLEDs) ; Nicolai Matuschek, Marco Rossetti, Jerome Napierala, Marcus Duelk, Christian Velez ; EXALOS AG, Switzerland (invited)

ThB3 Polarization-Doped AlGaN Light-Emitting Diode ; Joachim Piprek ; NUSOD Institute LLC, USA

ThB4 Band gap engineering approaches to increase InGaN/GaN LED efficiency ; M. Auf der Maur (1), K. Lorenz (2) and A. Di Carlo (1) ; (1) University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy; (2) Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear, Portugal

ThB5 Atomistic simulation of InGaN/GaN quantum disk LEDs ; M. Lopez, F. Sacconi, M. Auf der Maur, A. Pecchia, A. Di Carlo ; University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:10 Photodetectors (Session Chair: Urs Aeberhard, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany)

ThC1 Timing Enhanced Silicon SPAD design ; M. Assanelli, A. Gulinatti, I. Rech and M. Ghioni ; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

ThC2 3D Electromagnetic and Electrical Simulation of HgCdTe Pixel Arrays ; C. A. Keasler and E. Bellotti ; Boston University, USA

ThC3 GPU Computing of Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors ; A. Fedoseyev, V. Venugopalan ; CFD Research Corporation, USA

ThC4 Design of Strain Compensated InGaAs/GaAsSb Type-II Quantum Well Structures for Mid-infrared Photodiodes ; Baile Chen, A. L. Holmes Jr, W.Y. Jiang, Jinrong Yuan ; University of Virginia, USA

ThC5 Modeling the Effects of Interface Traps on Passive Quenching of a Ge/Si Geiger Mode Avalanche Photodiode ; John M. Hayes (1), Farzan Gity (1), Brian Corbett (1), and Alan P. Morrison (2) ; (1) Tyndall National Institute, Ireland; (2) University College Cork, Ireland

15:10-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-16:40 Post-Deadline Session (Session Chair: Joachim Piprek, NUSOD Institute, USA)

ThPD1 Calculation of Ultrashort Pulse Propagation based on Rational Approximations for Dispersion; Uwe Bandelow and Shalva Amiranashvili; Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Germany [abstract]

ThPD2 High Speed Electro-Optic Modulator with Comb Like p-i-n Diode; A. Al-Saadi, H. J. Eichler and S. Meister; Technische Universität Berlin, Germany [abstract]

ThPD3 2D modelling of n-type IBC solar sells Using Silvaco ATLAS simulation; L. J. Koduvelikulathu, V. D. Mihailetchi, G. Galbiati, A. Halm, R. Roescu, R. Kopecek, K. Peter; International Solar Energy Research Center Konstanz e.V., Germany [abstract]

ThPD4 Modelling and optimisation of internal quantum efficiency of Si-based LEDs ; V Puliyankot and R.J.E. Hueting; Mesa+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands [abstract]



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