2003 Proceedings

Plenary Opening Session

WeP1 Optoelectronics industry and telecommunications market: past, present, future (plenary talk)
M. Erman
Alcatel Optronics, Nozay, France

Device Fabrication I

WeA1 Femtosecond Laser Interaction with Glasses and Crystals (invited paper)
Nick Borelli
Corning Inc., USA
WeA1.1 Fabrication of Telecom Grade Active Waveguides by Femtosecond Laser Pulses
R. Osellame, G. Cerullo, S. Taccheo, M. Marangoni, D. Polli, P. Laporta, S. De Silvestri, R. Ramponi
INFM, Dipartimento di Fisica-Politecnico and IFN-CNR, Milano, Italy
WeA1.2 UV Written Buried Waveguide on P-B Codoped Silica on Silicon Layer
Maria Cristina Didavide, Livio Cognolato, Oriana Rossotto
Agilent Technologies Turin Technology Centre, Turin, Italy
WeA1.3 UV-Written Channel Waveguides in Ion-Exchanged Pyrex
A.K.Sheridan, C.B.E Gawith, G. D. Emmerson, P. G. R. Smith, J. S.Wilkinson
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton
WeA1.4 Direct UV Writing of Bragg Grating Channel Waveguides in a Single Step Process
G. D. Emmerson, C. B. E. Gawith, S. P. Watts, V. Albanis, R. B. Williams, P. G. R. Smith
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton

Photonic Crystal Devices I

WeB1 Fabrication and Characterization of Photonic Crystal Waveguide Components and Application to Ultra-Fast Optical Signal Processing Devices (invited paper)
Kiyoshi Asakawa
The Femtosecond Technology Research Association, Japan
WeB1.1 Photonic Crystal Continuous Taper for Efficient Coupling into 2D Photonic Crystal Channel Waveguides
Pierre Pottier, Iraklis Ntakis, Richard M. De La Rue
University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
WeB1.2 All-Photonic-Crystal Add-Drop Filter Exploiting Low Group-Velocity Modes
Ségolène Olivier1, H. Benisty1, C. Weisbuch1, C. J. M. Smith2, T.F. Krauss3, R. Houdré4 and U. Oesterle4
1Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau cedex, France
2University of Glasgow, Scotland
3University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
4IPEQ, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
WeB1.3 Compression of picosecond pulses using photonic crystals
YewJun Chai1, Chris Morgan1, Richard Penty1, Ian White1, Tim Karle2 and Thomas Krauss1
1Cambridge University Engineering Department, UK
2University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK
WeB1.4 Novel Group Delay Lines Formed by Multi Quantum Well Defective Photonic Crystals
V.M.N. Passaro, F. De Leonardis, C. Ciminelli, M.N. Armenise
Politecnico di Bari, Italy

Device Fabrication II

WeA2 Poling of Glass (invited paper)
Walter Margulis
ACREO, Sweden
WeA2.1 Integrated Optical Structures Written in a Polymer Film By UV-Induced Refractive Index Modification
J.-S. Koo, C. B. E. Gawith, V. Albanis, S. P. Watts, G. D. Emmerson, R. B. Williams, P. G. R. Smith
University of Southampton, UK
WeA2.2 Silicon Rich Nitride Micro-resonators
K.N. Andersen, W.E. Svendsen, R.K. Sandberg, H.T. Philipp and J. Hübner
COM, Lyngby, Danmark
WeA2.3 Realisation of Adiabatic Transition Between Surface and Buried Ion-Exchanged Channel Waveguides Made on Glass
O. Bertoldi1 J.-E. Broquin2, G. Vitrant2
1GeeO, France
2IMEP, Grenoble Cedex, France
WeA2.4 Self-assembled microsphere gratings on rib waveguides
C.Y. Tai, Bayram Unal, James S. Wilkinson, Mohamed A. Ghanem, Philip N. Bartlett
University of Southamptom, UK

Photonic Crystal Devices II

WeB2 Nanostructured Devices Based on Quantum Dots, Photonic Crystals and High Index Contrast Waveguides (invited paper)
Johann P. Reithmaier
University of Würzburg, Germany
WeB2.1 Homostructure and Heterostructure Photonic Crystals Based on VCSEL Arrays
D.L. Boiko, G. Guerrero, E. Kapon
Institute of Quantum Electronics and Photonics, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
WeB2.2 Investigation of Fabry-Pérot Cavities Based on 2D Photonic Crystals Fabricated in InP Membranes
Mulot, M. Swillo, M. Qiu, M. Strassner, S. Anand
Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden
WeB2.3 Modal Behaviour of Single-line Photonic-Crystal Bends and Combiners on InP Substrate
A. Talneau1 , M. Mulot2, S. Anand2, S. Olivier3 , M. Agio4,5, M. Kafesaki6 and C.M. Soukoulis5,6
1 CNRS/ LPN, Marcoussis, France
2 Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden
3 Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
4 INFM, Universita di Pavia, Italy
5 Ames Laboratory and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
6 Research Center of Crete, IESL-FORTH, Heraklion, Greece
WeB2.4 Efficient Waveguiding in Low Index Photonic Crystal Films
M. Augustin, H.-J. Fuchs, E.-B. Kley, S. Nolte, A. Tünnermann, R. Iliew, C. Etrich, U. Peschel, and F. Lederer
Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany

Dynamic Devices

WeA3 Optical signal processing using electro-absorption modulators (invited paper)
Jesper Mørk
COM, Technical University of Denmark
WeA3.1 Mach-Zehnder Lattice Based Tunable Chromatic Dispersion Compensator Design with Simplified Control and Dispersion Slope Mitigation
R. Noé1, Zhan Gao2
1University of Paderborn, Gemany
2Infineon Technologies AG, München, Germany
WeA3.2 LiNbO3 Integrated Optical QPSK Modulator and Coherent Receiver
Arkady Kaplan, Kobi Achiam
CeLight Inc., Silver Spring, MD, USA
WeA3.3 A Versatile 40 GBit/s Optical Transmitter Platform for NRZ, RZ and CarrierSuppressed (CS) RZ Transmission Formats
G. Gilardi , L.Gobbi, A.Beretta, P.Milanese, S.Pensa, A.Nespola, S. Schmid, P.Andolfo, A.Vannucci, Corning OTI S.p.A , Milano, Italy, W. S. Lee, M. Martin
SHF Communication Technologies AG, Berlin, Germany
WeA3.4 Reduced Number of Control Variables for Fast Control and Zero-Mean Voltages For DC Drift Suppression in Distributed LiNbO3-based PMD Compensators
Reinhold Noé, David Sandel
University of Paderborn, Germany
WeA3.5 Pushing distributed PMD compene sator performance toward highest bit rates by Lithium Niobate-Tantalate or Lithium Tantalate crystals
S. Bhandare and R. Noé
University of Paderborn, Germany

Devices I

WeB3 Optical vs. electronic in-line signal processing in optical communication systems: an exciting challenge for optical devices (invited paper)
Olivier Leclerc
Alcatel Research & Innovation, Marcoussis, France
WeB3.1 Slow-wave wavelength converter
Andrea Melloni1, Francesco Morichetti2, Silvia Pietralunga2, Mario Martinelli2
1Politecnico di Milano, Italy
2CORECOM, Milano, Italy
WeB3.2 All Optical Wavelength Selective Switching Exploiting the Nonlinear Phase Shift Induced by Cascaded Sum and Difference Frequency Generation (cSFG/DFG) in a Ti:PPLN Channel Waveguide
Jie Hyun Lee, Yoo Hong Min, Werner Grundkötter, Victor Quiring, and Wolfgang Sohler
University of Paderborn, Germany
WeB3.3 Wavelength Conversion With Polarisation Labelling for Rejection and Isolation of Signals (POLARIS)
R. Hanfoug, J. J. G. M. van der Tol, L. M. Augustin, M. K. Smit
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
WeB3.4 All-Optical 3R Regenerator Applying Compact Semiconductors for Clock Recovery and Decision
J. Slovak, C. Bornholdt, B. Sartorius, M. Möhrle, H. P. Nolting
Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Berlin, Germany
WeB3.5 Novel 3R Regeneration by Light-Holding SOA’s at Transparency in a Mach-Zehnder Configuration
Jyh-Tsung Hsieh, Jingshown Wu, San-Liang Lee
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

Novel Trends in Photonic Devices

ThP1 Integrating light and matter wave optics on Atom Chips (plenary talk)
Jörg Schmiedmayer
University of Heidelberg, Germany
ThP2 Quantum photonic devices: waveguide NLO devices and semiconductor lasers for generation of squeezed light and correlated twin photons (plenary talk)
Toshiaki Suhara
Department of Electronics, Osaka University, Japan
ThP3 Recent Progress of Semiconductor Integrated Optics for WDM Photonic Networks (plenary talk)
Yuzo Yoshikuni
NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan

Characterisation and Measurement

ThA1 Characterisation of Photonic Structures by Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy (invited paper)
L. Kuipers
Advanced Photonic Structures, University of Twente, The Netherlands
ThA1.1 Confocal Luminescence Microscopy: Application to Periodically Poled LiNbO3 Devices
Volkmar Dierolf and Christian Sandmann
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA
ThA1.2 Characterization of ion exchanged integrated lightwave devices with an apertureless scanning near-field optical microscope
Sébastien Aubert1, Aurélien Bruyant1, Sylvain Blaize1, Renaud Bachelot1, Gilles Lerondel1, Pascal Royer1 Elise Ghibaudo2 and Jean-Emmanuel Broquin2
1Université de Technologie de Troyes
2Institut de Microélectronique, Electromagnétisme et Photonique, LEMOENSERG, Grenoble, France
ThA1.3 Method for measuring frequency chirping in external Mach-Zehnder modulators
Nadège Courjal1 and Henri Porte2
1Université de Franche Comté, Institut des Microtechniques, Besançon Cedex
2Photline Technologies, Besançon Cedex, France
ThA1.4 A Novel Technique For High Precision Measurement of Alignment Accuracy of Single-Mode Optoelectronic Components
Gunnar Arvidsson, Magnus Olson, David Evekull
Acreo AB, Kista, Sweden

Devices II

ThB1 Integrated SOA Devices for Metro System Applications (invited paper)
Richard V. Penty
Cambridge University Engineering Department, UK
ThB1.1 Polarization-based Integration Scheme (POLIS) for Active and Passive Components
U. Khalique1, Y.C. Zhu1, J.J.G.M. van der Tol1, F.H. Groen1, F. Karouta1, E.J. Geluk1, M.K. Smit1, A.Y. Silov1 and H.H. Tan2
1Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
2Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
ThB1.2 Compact Polarisation Converter on InP/InGaAsP Using an Asymmetrical Waveguide
F.H. Groen1 and Y.C. Zhu2, J.J.G.M. van der Tol2
1Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
2COBRA Inter-University Research Institute, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
ThB1.3 A 10 Gb/s Traveling Wave MZ-Modulator for Integration with a Laser
D. Caprioli, J. H. den Besten, E. Smalbrugge, T. de Vries, X. J. M. Leijtens, M. K. Smit, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, R. van Dijk, F. E. van Vliet, TNO Physics and Electronics Laboratory, The Hague, The Netherlands, W. Pascher, FernUniversität Hagen Germany, J. J. M. Binsma
JDS Uniphase, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
ThB1.4 Single-Quantum-Wire Waveguide Modulator with High on/off Ratio and Low Voltage Swing
S. Palmgren1,2, H. Weman1,2, A. Rudra1 and E. Kapon1
1IPEQ, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2Linköping University, Sweden


ThA2 Tunable semiconductor lasers for telecommuncations applications (invited paper)
Hélène Debrégeas-Sillard
Opto+ Alcatel, France
ThA2.1 Characterisation and Modelling of a Compact Multiwavelength Ringlaser
E.A.J.M. Bente1, Y. Barbarin1, J.H. den Besten1, M.K. Smit1 and J. J. M. Binsma2
1Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
2JDS Uniphase, The Netherlands
ThA2.2 DWDM DFB Laser Matrix Realized by Ion Exchange on Glass Substrate
Lionel Bastard1, Jean-Emanuel Broquin1, Sylvain Blaize2 and Cedric Cassagnettes3
1IMEP, Grenoble
2LNIO-UTT, Troyes
3Teem Photonics, Grenoble, France
ThA2.3 Single-Frequency Er:Yb Phosphate Glass Waveguide Laser Array
G. Sorbello1, S. Taccheo1, G. della Valle1, G. Jose1, R. Osellame1, R. Ramponi1, P. Laporta1, E. Cianci2, V. Foglietti2
1INFM, Milano
1IESS-CNR, Roma, Italy
ThA2.4 Frequency Shifted Feedback Ti:Er:LiNbO3 Waveguide Laser of Wide Tunability
S. Reza, H. Herrmann, V. Quiring, R. Ricken, K. Schäfer, H. Suche, and W. Sohler
University of Paderborn, Germany
ThA2.5 An Experimental Comparison of Linear and Parabolic Tapered Waveguide Lasers
S.J.Hettrick, J.Wang, C.Li, J.S.Wilkinson and D.P.Shepherd
ORC, University of Southampton, U.K.
ThA2.6 40 GHz All-Optical Clock Recovery Using Polarisation-Insensitive Distributed Bragg Reflector Laser
Guang-Hua Duan, Christophe Gosset, Bruno Lavigne, Romain Brenot, Bruno Thedrez, Joël Jacquet, and Olivier Leclerc
Alcatel Research & Innovation, France

Photonic Crystals and Nanostructures

ThB2 Photonic Crystal Integrated Optics (PCIC EU project review)
R. Baets, INTEC, Ghent University, Belgium
“Photonic Integrated Circuits using Crystal Optics (PICCO EU project review)”
C. Weisbuch, Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau, France
ThB2.1 Nanoscale-domain Engineering
Kazuya Terabe1, Shinji Higuchi1, Masaru Nakamura1, Shunji Takekawa1, Kenji Kitamura1 and Y Furukawa2
1National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
2Oxide Corporation, Kitakoma, Japan

Semiconductor Devices

ThB3 InP-based High-Speed Photoreceivers for Optical Fibre Communications (invited paper)
Heinz-Gunter Bach
Heinrich Hertz Institute Berlin, Germany
ThB3.1 InGaAsP/InP Compact Monolithic SOA-Integrated Mach-Zehnder Interferometer All-Optical Switches by Single-Step Selective-Area MOVPE and their Switching Performance
Xueliang Song, Daisuke Miyashita, Zhenrui Zhang, Naoki Futakuchi, and Yoshiaki Nakano
University of Tokyo, Japan
ThB3.2 A Widely Tunable Optical Filter Using Ladder-Type Structure
S. Matsuo, Y. Yoshikuni, T. Segawa, Y. Ohiso, and H. Okamoto
NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan

Poster Session

ThP01 Finite Element Analysis of Optical Notch Filters Based on Photonic Crystals
A. Cucinotta1, S. Selleri1
L. Vincetti2, M. Zoboli2
1University of Parma, Italy
2University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
ThP02 Domain Inversion in Phase-Velocity Matched LiNbO3 Electro-Optic Modulators For Large Bandwidth and Low Driving Voltage
M. Belmonte, V. Pruneri and M. Orio
Corning OTI, Milano, Italy
ThP03 Laser Oscillation in Proton Implanted Nd:YAG Waveguides
M. Domenech, E. Cantelar, G. Lifante, Universidad Auténoma de Madrid, Spain, G.V. Vézquez
Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Lomas del Campestre, México
ThP04 CW, Broadly Tunable, Red, Green and Blue Light Generation in Aperiodically Poled Zn-Diffused LiNbO3:Er3+/Yb3+ Channel Waveguides
E. Cantelar, G. A. Torchia, J.A. Sanz-Garca, P.L. Pernas, F. Jaque, G. Lifante and F. Cussé
Universidad Auténoma de Madrid, Spain
ThP05 Modeling of Holographic Gratings in Photorefractive Graded-index Planar Waveguides
Vittorio M. N. Passaro, Daniele Marseglia
Politecnico di Bari, Italy
ThP06 Characterization of Static and Photorefractive Scattering in Channel LiNbO3 Waveguides Fabricated by Novel High Temperature Proton Exchange Technique
S.M. Kostritskii1, Yu.N. Korkishko1, V.A. Fedorov1, A.N. Alkaev1, V.S. Kritzak1, P. Moretti2, S. Tascu2, and B. Jacquier2
1Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology, Optolink Ltd, Russia
2Université de Lyon 1, France
ThP07 Broadband DBR Recorded Holographically into Cu-Doped Ti-Indiffused Channel Waveguide on Z-Cut LiNbO3
S.M. Kostritskii1, Yu.N. Korkishko1, V.A. Fedorov1, R.F. Tavlykaev2 and R.V. Ramaswamy2
1Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology, Optolink Ltd, Russia
2University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
ThP08 90°-Turns with Polarization-Independent Single-Mode Waveguide on Silicon-on-Insulator for Telecommunication Wavelengths
Eric Cassan, Laurent Vivien, and Suzanne Laval
Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, UMR CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
ThP09 Nonlinear Algorithms for the Quantum Mechanical Simulation of Electroabsorption
Marco Wiedenhaus, Andreas Ahland, Dirk Schulz, Edgar Voges
University of Dortmund, Germany
ThP10 Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Polarization Insensitive Integrated-Waveguides Fabricated Using Ion Implantation-Induced Disordering
H.S. Djie, S.L. Ng, O. Gunawan, P. Dowd, Photonics Research Group, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, V.Aimez, J. Beauvais and J. Beerens
Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
ThP11 Radiation to Guided Modes Power Transfer for the Characterization of Reverse-Proton-Exchanged Waveguides
M. Marangoni1, R. Osellame1, R. Ramponi1, E. Giorgetti2
1 INFM, Politecnico and IFN-CNR, Milan, Italy
2 IFAC, Firenze, Italy
ThP12 Amplified Spontaneous Emission in Broad-band Confining Embedded Strips Produced By Electron-Beam Lithography in LiF Crystals and Films
Rosa Maria Montereali, Angelo Pace, ENEA C.R. Frascati, Tecnologie Fisiche Avanzate, Roma, Italy, Marco Montecchi, Enrico Nichelatti, ENEA, C.R. Casaccia, Tecnologie Fisiche Avanzate, S. Maria di Galeria, Rome, Italy, Antonio Grilli, Massimo Piccinini
INFN-LNF, Frascati, Roma, Italy
ThP13 Optical and Structural Properties of Proton Exchanged MgO:LiNbO3 waveguides
Yuri Korkishko, Vyacheslav Fedorov, Sergey Kostritskii, Evgeny Maslennikov, Marina Frolova, Alexander Alkaev
Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology, Zelenograd, Russia
ThP14 Electro-Optic Guided-Wave Router Using Nematic Liquid Crystals
Rita Asquini1, Antonio d’Alessandro1 and Gaetano Assanto2
1University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
2University “Roma Tre”, Rome, Italy
ThP15 Hybrid Sol-gel Integrated Optics on High Index Substrate for Heterogeneous Integration
Dong Lu, Oleg V. Mishechkin, Mahmoud Fallahi
Optical Sciences Centre, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
ThP16 Long-Period Waveguide Gratings
H. C. Tsoi, W. H. Wong, and E. Y. B. Pun
City University of Hong Kong
ThP17 Design and Fabrication of the Small V-Bend Optical Waveguide Using an Elliptic Mirror
Takanori Suzuki, Yutaka Shibata, and Hiroyuki Tsuda
Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan
ThP18 Anisotropy and dispersion of quadratic nonlinear properties of electrooptic azopolymer thin films
P. Nagtegaele, E. Brasselet and J. Zyss
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Cachan Cedex, France
ThP19 Numerical Study of a Wavelength Converter Based on Cascaded Interactions in a PPLN Waveguide
Luca Razzari, Carlo Liberale, Ilaria Cristiani, Riccardo Tediosi, Vittorio Degiorgio
Universitè di Pavia, Italy
ThP20 Epitaxial and Polycrystalline Ferroelectric BaTiO3 Thin Films Used for Optical Switching
A. Petraru, J. Schubert, M. Schmid and Ch. Buchal
Institute for Layers and Interfaces (ISG1-IT), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
ThP21 The Segmented Waveguide Sensor: Principle and Experiments
Joris van Lith, Paul V. Lambeck, Hugo J.W.M. Hoekstra, Rene G. Heideman
MESA+-Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands
ThP22 Reactive Ion Etching in Silicaon-Silicon Planar Waveguide Technology
Haiyan Ou
COM centre, Technique University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
ThP23 The Multiple Channel Acoustooptic Tunable Filter With Super Narrow Optical Linewidth Based on the Set of Multi-Reflector Beam Expanders
Andrei Tsarev, Eugeny Kolosovsky
Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia
ThP24 Erbium Incorporation and Optical Properties of Er3+ Ions in APE Er:LiNbO3 Waveguides
Pavel Capek1, Josef Schröfel1, A. Macková2, R. Groetzschel3, V. Dierolf4, C. Sandmann4, P. Nekvindová5, J. Spirková5 and P. Machác5
1Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
2Nuclear Phusics Institute AS CR, Re¸ by Prague, Czech Republic
3Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Germany
4Lehigh University, Betlehem, PA, USA
5Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
ThP25 Hybrid Sol-Gel Silica Channel Waveguide Bragg Grating Fabrication Using Single-Step UV Patterning
P.J. Moreira1, P.V.S. Marques1,2
A. P. Leite2
1UOSE, INESC-PORTO, Porto, Portugal
2Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
ThP26 Features of Photorefractive Gratings Recorded with Two-Color Scheme in Doubly Doped Surface Layer of a Lithium Niobate Crystal
Vladymir Shandarov, Pavel Karpushin, Arkady Mandel, Stanislav Shandarov
State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Tomsk, Russia
ThP27 Interpretation of High Poling Effects with Short Lifetimes
Carl J. Marckmann1 Rune Shim, Yitao Ren2, Martin Kristensen2
1NKT Research & Innovation A/S, Lyngby
2COM, DTU, Lyngby, Denmark
ThP28 Planar Optical Waveguides Fabricated by Sol-Gel Derived Inorganic Silicate Glass
Charles K.F. Ho, Dexter C.L. Gwee, Rajni, Kantisara Pita, Ngo Quoc Nam, Kam Chan Hin
Photonics Research Group, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
ThP29 Analysis of the Resonant Wavelength Router
Andrea Melloni1,
Paolo Monguzzi2, Mario Martinelli2
1DEI, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
2CoreCom, Milano, Italy
ThP30 Discrete Solitons in Liquid Crystals Waveguide Arrays
K.Brzd¸kiewicz, M. Karpierz, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland, G. Assanto
NOOEL – Nonlinear Optics and Optoel. Lab., University “Roma Tre”, Rome, Italy

Wave Propagation (joint session with OWTNM’03)

FrA1 Bloch wave engineering for high Q’s small V’s optical microcavities (invited paper)
Philippe Lalanne
Institut d’Optique/CNRS, Orsay Cedex, France
FrA1.1 Time Domain Numerical Model for Linear and Nonlinear Grating Assisted Codirectional Coupler
M. Gioannini, I. Montrosset
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
FrA1.2 Detailed Analysis of Spatiotemporal Stability of the Ultra-Short Optical Pulses Propagating in Non-Linear Step-Index Optical Waveguide
Elena A.Romanova, Leonid A.Melnikov
Saratov State University, Russia
FrA1.3 Transition Loss in Bent Waveguides and Fibres
Jim Katsifolis1, Laurie Cahill1, Shane Huntington2, Adrian Ankiewicz3, John Love3
1La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
2University of Melbourne, Australia
3Australian National University, Australia
FrA1.4 Effective and Flexible Analysis for Propagation in Time Varying Waveguides
A Al-Jarro, P Sewell, TM Benson, A Nerukh
The University of Nottingham, UK
FrA1.5 Proposal of an All-Optical Flip-Flop Using a Cross-Coupled MMI Bistable Laser Diode
Mitsuru Takenaka and Yoshiaki Nakano
University of Tokyo, Japan
FrA1.6 The Spectral Decomposition Method: a Transparent Theory for Losses in Segmented Waveguides
Hugo J.W.M. Hoekstra, Joris van Lith, Szabolcs B. Gaal, Paul V. Lambeck
MESA+– Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Nonlinear Devices I

FrB1 Nonlinear Integrated Optics with Periodically Poled Waveguides in LiNbO3 (tutorial)
Wolfgang Sohler
University of Paderborn, Germany
FrB1.1 Semiconductor Integrated Mach-Zehnder All-Optical Switches and Ultrafast All-Optical Signal Processing (invited paper)
Kazuhito Tajima
System Devices and Fundamental Research, NEC Co., Japan

Photonic Bandgap Structures (joint session with OWTNM03)

FrA2.1 Efficient Waveguide Bend Design in Photonic Crystals
Rumen Iliew, Christoph Etrich, Ulf Peschel, Falk Lederer
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
FrA2.2 Sidewall Roughness in Photonic Crystal Slabs: A Comparison of High-Contrast Membranes and Low-Contrast III-V Epitaxial Structures
Wim Bogaerts, Peter Bienstman, Roel Baets
INTEC, Ghent University, Belgium
FrA2.3 Photonic Crystal Waveguides in Highly Dispersive Materials
D. Michaelis1, U. Peschel2, C. Waechter1, A. Braeuer1, and F.Lederer2
1Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering Jena
2Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
FrA2.4 Grating Assisted Rectangular Integrated Optical Microresonators
Manfred Hammer, Didit Yudistira
MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Devices III

FrB2 Photonic Functional Devices Based on a Silica Planar Lightwave Circuit (invited paper)
Koichi Takiguchi
NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan
FrB2.1 Design of Compact Spectral Slicers Based on Vertically Coupled Microring Resonators
F.S. Tan, D.H. Geuzebroek, A. Driessen
MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands
FrB2.2 Multimode Arrayed Waveguide Grating-Based Demultiplexers for Short-Distance Communication
S. Musa, A. Borreman, A. A. M. Kok, M. B. J. Diemeer and A. Driessen
MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, The Netherlands
FrB2.3 Planar Lightwave Circuits for Polarisation Mode Dispersion and Residual Chromatic Dispersion Compensation at 40 Gbit/s
Rudolf Wessel, André Heid, Fred Buchali, Henning Bülow, Jörg Gehler
Alcatel SEL AG, Stuttgart, Germany
FrB2.4 Experimental Investigation on Ring Resonator Based Filters in Sion Technology
Andrea Melloni1 and Raffaella Costa2, Paolo Monguzzi2, Francesco Morichetti2, Giuseppe Cusmai2 and Mario Martinelli2
2Politecnico di Milano, Italy
2CoreCom, Milano, Italy

Nonlinear Devices II

FrA3 Ultrafast All-Optical Signal Processing in Engineered Quadratic Nonlinear Waveguides (invited paper)
Falk Lederer
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
FrA3.1 Second Harmonic Generation in He+-Implanted Oxoborates and PPLN Waveguides
A. Boudrioua1, B. Vincent1, R. Kremer1 and P. Moretti2
1MOPS — CLOES, Université de Metz et Supélec, Metz, France
2UMR-CNRS, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
FrA3.2 Recovery of Second Order Optical Nonlinearity in H:LiNbO3 Waveguides by Reverse Proton Exchange
Vyacheslav Fedorov1, Yuri Korkishko1, Alexander Alkaev1, Evgeny Maslennikov1 and Fredrik Laurell2
1Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology, Zelenograd, Russia
2Royal Institute of Technology, Roslagsvägen


FrB3.1 Tunable Double Micro-Ring (DMR) Filters for Widely Tunable Lasers
Payam Rabiei, William H. Steier
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
FrB3.2 Wavelength Tuning and Switching of a Thermo-Optic Microring Resonator
D.H. Geuzebroek, E.J. Klein, H. Kelderman, A. Driessen
University Twente, The Netherlands
FrB3.3 Optimizing Geometry of Ring Microresonators with Respect to Bending Losses
Milan Hubálek, Jirí Ctyroký, Ladislav Prkna
Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics AS CR, Czech Republic

Post deadline papers

FrPD1 Hybrid and passive mode-locking of Quantum dot lasers at ~10 GHz
M.G. Thompson1, C. Marinelli1, D.T. Tan1, K.A. Williams1, R.V. Penty1, I.H. White1, I.N. Kaiander2, R.L. Selin2, D. Bimberg2, D.-J. Kang3, M.G. Blamire3, F. Visinka4, S. Jochum4 and S. Hansmann4
1Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
2Institut für Festkörperphysik, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
3Interdisciplinary Research centre in Nanotechnology, United Kingdom
4Opto Speed Deutschland GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany
FrPD2 A Compact Two-dimensional Grating Coupler used as a Polarization Splitter
Dirk Taillaert and Roel Baets
Ghent University-IMEC, Department INTEC, Gent, Belgium
FrPD3 Planar Photonic Crystal Microcavities for Add/Drop Filter Functionality
H. Chong and R.M. De La Rue
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Rankine Building, Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G128LT, Schotland