2008 Proceedings

Plenary Opening Session

We1 (Invited) The Next Wave of Photonic Integration for Optical Networks
R. Alferness


We2 (Invited) Photonic integration: the other wavelengths, the other material system, the other applications
R.M. De La Rue

University of Glasgow, GLASGOW, UK

We3 (Invited) Photonic Crystal based nanophotonic integration
E. Yablonovitch

University of California, BERKELEY, USA

Photonic Crystals I

WeA1 (Tutorial) Photonic Crystal based nanophotonic integration
P. Viktorovitch

Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, CRNS, ECULLY, France

WeA2 Pillar photonic crystal for polarization filtering
A.A.M. Kok, J.J.G.M. van der Tol, E.J. Geluk, M.K. Smit, F. Karouta

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

WeA3 Local tuning of the optical response of two dimensional photonic crystals
P.E.K El-Kallassi1, S. Balog1, L. Balet1, L.H. Li1, R. Ferrini1, R. Houdré1, A. Fiore2, L. Zuppiroli1

1EPFL, LAUSANNE, Switzerland

2Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

Hybrid Integration & Packaging

WeB1 (Invited) Hybrid Integration for advanced photonic devices
A. Poustie


WeB2 ePIXpack – Advanced Smart Packaging Solutions for Silicon Photonics
L. Zimmermann1, T. Tekin2, H. Schröder2, P. Dumon3, W. Bogaerts3

1TU Berlin, BERLIN, Germany

2Fraunhofer Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration, BERLIN, Germany

3Ghent University ‘ IMEC, GHENT, Belgium

WeB3 Waveguide intensity modulators based on electrically actuated elastomers
N. Galler, H. Ditlbacher, A. Hohenau, D.M. Koller, J.R. Krenn, A. Leitner, F.R. Aussenegg

Karl-Franzens-University Graz, GRAZ, Austria

WeB4 Optoelectronic Integration of a Resonant Tunneling Diode and a Laser Diode
B.M.P. Romeira1, J.M.L. Figueiredo1, T.J. Slight2, L. Wang2, E. Wasige2, C.N. Ironside2

1Centro de Electrónica Optoelectrónica e Telecomunicações,Universidade do Algarve, FARO, Portugal

2Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, GLASGOW, UK

WeB5 Cost-Effective Polymer Multimode Directional Couplers for High-Speed On-Board Optical Interconnects
N. Bamiedakis1, R.V. Penty1, I.H. White1, J.V. DeGroot Jr.2, T.V. Clapp2

1University of Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE, UK

2Dow Corning Corporation, MIDLAND, USA

Advanced Light Emitters

WeC1 (Invited) High-index contrast grating integrated VCSELs
C. Chang-Hasnain

University of California, BERKELEY, USA

WeC2 Quantum dot photonic crystal membrane LED at 1.3 µm
L. Balet1, M. Francardi2, A. Gerardino2, N. Chauvin3, D. Bitauld3, L.H. Li1, B. Alloing1, A. Fiore3

1Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), LAUSANNE, Switzerland

2Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies-CNR, ROMA, Italy

3COBRA Research Institute, TU Eindhoven, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

WeC3 Butt-joint integrated InAs/InP quantum dot Fabry-Perot laser devices emitting at 1.5 µm
H. Wang, J. Yuan, S. Anantathanasarn, P.J. van Veldhoven, E. Smalbrugge, T. de Vries, E.J. Geluk, E.A.J.M. Bente, Y.S. Oei, M.K. Smit, R. Nötzel

COBRA, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

WeC4 Passively mode-locked quantum dot laser diodes at 1.53 µm with large operating regime
M.J.R. Heck1, A. Renault2, E.A.J.M. Bente1, Y.S. Oei1, M.K. Smit1, K.S.E. Eikema2, W. Ubachs2, S. Anantathanasarn1, R. Nötzel1

1COBRA / Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

2Laser Centre Vrije Universiteit, AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands

WeC5 Monolithic Integration of a Compact Passive Polarisation Converter within a Laser Diode
S. McMaster, J.J. Bregenzer, M. Sorel, B.M. Holmes, D.C. Hutchings

University of Glasgow, GLASGOW, UK

Lithium Niobate Devices

WeD1 (Invited) Integrated electro-optic modulators in micro-structured LiNbO3
V. Pruneri1, D. Janner1, D. Tulli1, M. Belmonte2

1ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, BARCELONA, Spain

2R&D, Avanex Corporation Sede Secondaria, SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy

WeD2 Ferroelectric Microdomains in Plasma-Etched Ridges on X-Cut Lithium Niobate
L. Gui, H. Hu, M. Garcia-Granda, W. Sohler, G. Berth, A. Zrenner

Universität Paderborn, PADERBORN, Germany

WeD3 Etching of Lithium Niobate: From Ridge Waveguides to Photonic Crystal Structures
H. Hui, W. Sohler, R. Ricken

Universität Paderborn, PADERBORN, Germany

WeD4 Novel structures for broadband electrooptic modulators in LiNbO3
M. Garcia Granda1, H. Hu1, W. Sohler1, J. Rodriguez Garcia2

1University of Paderborn, PADERBORN, Germany

2University of Oviedo, OVIEDO, Spain

WeD5 Performance of Waveguide FPI with Si-on-LiNbO3 Bragg Gratings under Temperature Gradient
S.M. Kostritskii, A.A. Dikevich, Yu.N. Korkishko, V.A. Fedorov

Optolink Ltd, MOSCOW, Russian Federation

Heterogeneous Integration

WeE1 (Invited) Wafer bonding and heterogenous Integration : III-V/Silicon Photonics
G. Roelkens, L. Liu, J. Brouckaert, J. Van Campenhout, F. Van Laere, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets

Ghent University / IMEC, GHENT, Belgium

WeE2 (Invited) Long wavelength lasers on Silicon
D.L. Huffaker

University of California, LOS ANGELES, USA

WeE3 Compact Grating Coupled MMI on DVS-BCB Bonded InP-Membrane
F. Bordas1, G. Roelkens2, E.J. Geluk1, F. Karouta1, P. J. Van Veldhoven1, F. Van Laere2, D. Van Thourhout2, R. Baets2, M.K. Smit1, R. Nötzel1

1Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

2Ghent University – IMEC, GHENT, Belgium

WeE4 Monolithic Directly-Modulated Multi-Wavelength-Channel GaInAsP/InP Micro-Ring Laser Array
A. Bennecer1, R.V. Penty1, I.H. White1, K.A. Williams2, M. Hamacher3, H. Heidrich3

1University of Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE, UK

2Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

3Heinrich-Hertz Institut, BERLIN, Germany

Sensing and Measurement

WeF1 (Invited) Sensors and photonic integration
M.J. van der Hoek

VanderHoekPhotonics, VLAARDINGEN, The Netherlands

WeF2 Fluorescence sensing with femtosecond laser written waveguides in a capillary electrophoresis chip for monitoring molecular separation
C. Dongre1, R. Dekker1, H.J.W. Hoekstra1, D. Nolli2, R. Martinez-Vazquez2, R. Osellame2, G. Cerullo2, G.A.J. Besselink3, M. Pollnau1

1MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands

2Politecnico di Milano, MILANO, Italy

3CapiliX BV, ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands

WeF3 Grated Waveguide Optical Cavity as a Compact Sensor for Sub-nanometre Cantilever Deflections
L.J. Kauppinen, H.J.W.M. Hoekstra, M. Dijkstra, R.M. de Ridder, G.J.M. Krijnen

MESA+ Research Institute for Nanotechnology, ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands

WeF4 Multiaperture Fourier transform arrayed waveguide spectrometer
K. Florjanczyk1, P.C. Cheben2, S. Janz2, A. Scott3, B. Solheim1, D.X. Xu2

1York University, TORONTO, Canada

2National Research Council, OTTAWA, Canada

3COM DEV Ltd., OTTAWA, Canada

WeF5 Multi-Waveguide Based Collector for the Detection of Backscattered Light from Highly Scattering Media
N. Ismail, E.J. Klein, G. Sengo, A. Driessen

University of Twente, ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands

Plenary Session


(Invited) Microwave photonics: opportunities for photonic integration
A. Seeds1, F. Pozzi1, C.C, Renaud1, M.J. Fice1, L. Ponnampalam1, D.C. Rogers2, I.F. Lealman2, R. Gwilliam3

1University College London, UK

2Centre for Integrated Photonics, IPSWICH, UK

3University of Surrey, GUILDFORD, UK

Th2 (Invited) InP-based photonic integration
R. Nagarajan, M. Kato, S. Corzine, P. Evans, A. Dentai, C. Joyner, R. Schneider, S. Grubb, F. Kish, D. Welch


Th3 (Invited) Active plasmonic materials and divices
H. Atwater

CalTech, USA

InP Devices

ThA1 (Invited) Integrated InP devices for advanced optical modulation formats
R.A. Griffin

Bookham, Inc., TOWCESTER, UK

ThA2 High bandwidth waveguide photodetector based on an amplifier layer stack on an active-passive semi-insulating InP at 1.55 µm
M. Nikoufard, L. Xu, X.J.M. Leijtens, T. De Vries, E. Smalbrugge, Y.S. Oei, M.K. Smit, R. Nötzel

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

ThA3 All Optical Wavelength Conversion Based on Injection Locking in InP Ring Laser
O.R. Raz, Y.S. Oei, H.J.S. Dorren

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

ThA4 Experimental investigation of bistable operation of semiconductor ring lasers under optical injection
N. Calabretta1, S. Beri2, L. Gelens2, R. Nötzel1, E.A.J.M. Bente1, J. Danckaert2, M.K. Smit1, H.J.S. Dorren1

1Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

2Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BRUSSEL, Belgium

ThA5 Method for polarization effect suppression in semiconductor optical amplifiers
L.M. Augustin, J.J.G.M. van der Tol, E.J. Geluk, Y.S. Oei, M.K. Smit

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

Physical Concepts in Integrated Optics

ThB1 (Invited) Advances in quantum communication using integrated optics
S. Tanzilli, S. Tascu, P. Aboussouan, O. Alibart, M.P. De Micheli, D.B. Ostrowsky, P. Baldi

University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, NICE CEDEX 2, France

ThB2 (Invited) Quantum mechanics with curved photonics structures
S. Longhi

Politecnico di Milano, MILAN, Italy

ThB3 Light localization at surfaces of modulated photonic lattices
I.L. Garanovich1, A. Szameit2, A.A. Sukhorukov1, M. Heinrich2, F. Dreisow2, T. Pertsch2, S. Nolte2, A. Tunnermann2, Yu. S. Kivshar1

1Australian National University, CANBERRA, Australia

2Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, JENA, Germany

ThB4 Probing the dispersion properties of 1D nanophotonic waveguides with far-field Fourier optics
N. Le Thomas1, J. Jágerská1, R. Houdré1, M.V. Kotlyar2, L. O’Faolain2, D.M. Beggs2, D. O’Brien2, T.F. Krauss2, J. Bolten3, C. Moormann3, T. Wahlbrink3, J. Ctyroký4, M. Waldow5, M. Först5, L.H. Frandsen6, J. Fage-Pedersen6, A.V. Lavrinenko6, P. Borel6

1EPFL, LAUSANNE, Switzerland

2St Andrews University, ST ANDREWS, UK

3AMO, AACHEN, Germany

4Institute of Photonics and Electronics ASCR, PRAGUE, Czech Republic

5RWTH Aachen University, AACHEN, Germany

6Technical University of Denmark, LYNGBY, Denmark

Poster Session

ThP01 CW laser oscillation in Nd:YAG ceramic waveguides fabricated by femtosecond laser writing
E. Cantelar1, R. Rodenas1, A. Benayas1, G. Torchia2,3, L. Roso2, D. Jaque1

1Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, MADRID, Spain

2Universidad de Salamanca, SALAMANCA, Spain

3Centro de Investigaciones Ópticas CIC-Conicet CC124, LA PlATA, Argentina

ThP02 Design of an Integrated Electro-optically Tunable Filter for Tunable Laser purposes
B.W. Tilma, E.A.J.M. Bente, X.J.M. Leijtens, R. Nötzel, M.K. Smit

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

ThP03 Electro-optic Modulation of InAs Quantum Dot Waveguides
I. Akca1, , A. Dâna1, A. Aydinli1, M. Rossetti2, L. Li2, A. Fiore2, N. Dagli3

1Bilkent University, ANKARA, Turkey

2Institute of Quantum Electronics and Photonics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de, LAUSANNE, Switzerland

3University of California at Santa Barbara, SANTA BARBARA, USA

ThP04 Local Reconstruction of Birefringence in Bent Waveguides by Polarization-Sensitive Optical Low-Coherence Reflectometry
M.F. Ferrario1, R.B. Bratovich1, F.M Morichetti1, A.M. Melloni1,2

1CoreCom, MILAN, Italy

2Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, MILAN, Italy

ThP05 Resonance characteristics of rib-type slot waveguides
P. Muellner1, N. Finger2, R. Hainberger1

1 Nano System Technologies and 2Smart Systems, Austrian Research Centers GmbH – ARC, VIENNA, Austria

ThP06 Liquid crystal-infiltrated nanocavity and waveguide in deeply etched InP-based photonic crystals
I. Barbu1, H.H.J.E. Kicken1, P.A.M. Nouwens1, R.W. van der Heijden1, F. Karouta1, R. Nötzel1, H.W.M. Salemink1,2

1Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

2Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, DELFT,The Netherlands

ThP07 Efficiency enhancement of grating couplers for single mode polymer waveguides through high index coatings
R.B. Bruck, R.H. Hainberger

Austrian Research Centers, VIENNA, Austria

ThP08 Design on tolerances in integrated optics
A. Melloni1, G. Cusmai1, F. Morichetti2

1Politecnico di Milano, MILANO, Italy

2CoreCom, MILANO, Italy

ThP09 Deep-Subwavelength Optical Waveguides Based on Near-Resonant Surface Plasmon Polariton
M. Yan1, L. Thylen1, M. Qiu1, D. Parekh2

1Royal Institute of Technology, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

2University of California, BERKELEY, USA

ThP10 Phase velocity estimation of a modulation wave in a quasi-velocity-matched electro-optic phase modulator using electro-optic sampling system
S.H Hisatake, Y.T. Takemoto, K.T. Tada, T.N. Nagatsuma, T.K. Kobayashi

Osaka Univ., TOYONAKA, Japan

ThP11 Confocal optical techniques to study channel waveguides in LiNbO3
E. Martín Rodríguez1, M. Quintanilla1, D. Jaque1, E. Cantelar1, G. Lifante1, F. Cussó1, A. Busacca2, A. Cino2,3, S. Riva Sanseverino2,3

1Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, MADRID, Spain

2Università degli Studi di Palermo, PALERMO, Italy

3Centro per la Recerca Elettronica in Sicilia (CRES), MONREALE, Italy

ThP12 Carrier Transport Effects in Multi Layer Quantum Dot Lasers and SLDs
M. Rossetti, P. Bardella, M. Gioannini, I. Montrosset

Politecnico di Torino, TORINO, Italy

ThP13 Design of nonlinear SOI slot waveguides
M.N. Passaro, M. Lagioia, F.D.L. De Leonardis

Politecnico di Bari, BARI, Italy

ThP14 Passive polarization rotator in anisotropic LiNbO3 graded-index waveguide
A.V. Tsarev

Institute of Semiconductor Physics SB RAS, NOVOSIBIRSK, Russian Federation

ThP15 Sm3+ doped polymers for planar optical waveguide amplifiers
L. Huang, K.C. Tsang, E.Y.B. Pun

City University of Hong Kong, KOWLOON, Hongkong

ThP16 Horizontal slot waveguide-based efficient fiber couplers suitable for silicon photonics
J.V. Galan Conejos, P. Sanchis Kilders, J. Blasco Solves, J. Marti Sendra

Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, VALENCIA, Spain

ThP17 Surface Plasmon Generation in a Subwavelength Slit in metal: a Palladium-Based H2 Leak Detection Sensor
M.A. Vincenti1, D. De Ceglia2, M. De Sario1, V. Marrocco1, V. Petruzzelli1, F. Prudenzano3, M. Scalora2, A. D’Orazio1

1Politecnico di Bari, BARI, Italy

2Charles M. Bowden Research Center, AMSRD-AMR-WS-ST, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5, HUNTSVILLE – AL, USA

3Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Ambiente e per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile, Politecnico di Bari, TARANTO, Italy

ThP18 Nanorice Chain Waveguides Based on Low and High Order Mode Coupling
X. Cui, D. Erni

ATE, Faculty of Engineering, DUISBURG, Germany

ThP19 Theoretical study of plasmonic propagation on a chain array
G. Lévêque1, E.P.R. O’Reilly2, B.C. Corbett2

1CORK, Ireland

2Tyndall National Institute, CORK, Ireland

ThP20 Transfer Matrix Analysis of Spectral Response of Even-Row Microring Resonator Arrays
X. Zhang1, J. Rosas-Fernandez1, R. Penty1, I. White1, X. Zhang2, D. Huang2

1University of Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE, UK

2Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, WUHAN, China

ThP21 Surface waves on the boundaries of photonic crystals and their coupling
B.A. Usievich, V.V. Svetikov, J. Kh. Nurligareev, V. Sychugov

General Physics Institute, MOSCOW, Russian Federation

ThP22 Stimulated Raman Scattering in Membrane Silicon Waveguides
F. De Leonardis1, V.M.N. Passaro2

1Photonics Research Group, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Ambiente e per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile

2Photonics Research Group, Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy

ThP23 Design of a Monolithically Integrated All-Optical Label Swapper for Spectral Amplitude Code Labels Using Cross-Gain Modulation
C. Habib1, P. Muñoz1, L. Chen2, J. Capmany1

1Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, VALENCIA, Spain

2McGill University, MONTREAL, Canada

ThP24 High-Q whispering-gallery mode quantum-dot microdisk lasers
K. Solís Trápala, R.W. Smink, J. Molina Vázquez, B.P. De Hon, H.J.S. Dorren

COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

ThP25 Design of the optical core of an integrated ratiometric wavelength monitor
A.M. Hatta1, T. Farrell1, N.M.I. Wang2, J. Zheng3

1Dublin Institute of Technology, DUBLIN, Ireland

2Data Storage Institute, SINGAPORE, Singapore

3Jilin University, CHANGCHUN, China

ThP26 Quantum optical effect for switching and slow light applications
G. M. Manzacca, G. Cincotti

University of Roma Tre, ROME, Italy

ThP27 New thin heterogeneous optical waveguides on SOI for reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers
A.V. Tsarev

Institute of Semiconductor Physics SB RAS, NOVOSIBIRSK, Russian Federation

ThP28 BPM Validation of the Modal Gain Measured with the Segmented Contact Method
P. Bardella, I. Montrosset

Politecnico di Torino, TORINO, Italy

Photonic Crystals II

ThC1 (Invited) Photonic crystal microlasers
M.K. Kim, M.K. Seo, S.H. Kim, Y.H. Lee

KAIST, DAEJON, South-Korea

ThC2 Functional photonic-crystal mini-stopband demux integrated in emitting and detecting devices
H. Benisty1, C. Cambournac1, M. Ayre1, F. Van Laere2, D. Van Thourhout2, R. Baets2, T. Stomeo3, T.F. Krauss3, M. Kamp4, H. Hoffman4, A. Forchel4, D.F.G. Gallagher5

1Institut d’Optique, PALAISEAU CEDEX, France

2Ghent University, GHENT, Belgium

3St Andrews University, Physics and Astronomy,, ST ANDREWS, UK

4Technische Physik, Am Hubland, Universität Würzburg, WÜRZBURG, Germany

5PhotonDesign, OXFORD, UK

ThC3 Photonic Crystal DFB laser array and fine emission wavelength engineering
O. Bouchard1, A. Monmayrant1, O. Gauthier-Lafaye1, S. Bonnefont1, A. Larrue1, P. Arguel1, F. Lozes-Dupuy1, C. Pang2, A. Bruyant2, S. Blaize2, G. Lérondel2, P. Royer2, F. Pommereau3, F. Poingt3, L. Le Gouezigou3, O. Le Gouezigou3, O. Drisse3, E. Dérouin3, G.H. Duan3



3Alcatel Thales III-V Lab, France

ThC4 CW electrical operation of single-mode all photonic crystal DFB-like laser
O. Bouchard1, S. Bonnefont1, O. Gauthier-Lafaye1, A. Larrue1, P. Arguel1, F. Lozes-Dupuy1, F. Pommereau2, F. Poingt2, L. Le Gouezigou2, O. Le Gouezigou2, O. Drisse2, E. Dérouin2, G.H. Duan2


2Alcatel Thales III-V Lab, France

ThC5 Efficient Injectors for Slow light Photonic Crystal Waveguides
L. O’Faolain, T.P. White, M.V. Kotlyar, D. O’Brien, T.F. Krauss

University of St Andrews, ST ANDREWS, FIFE, UK

Ring Resonators

ThD1 Low propagation loss photonic wire and ring resonator devices in silicon-on insulator using hydrogen
silsesquioxane electron-beam resist
A. Samarelli1, M. Gnan1,2, R.M. De La Rue1, M. Sorel1

1University of Glasgow, GLASGOW, UK

2Department of Engineering University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

ThD2 Optical microring resonators in Si3N4/SiO2
A. Kazmierczak1, L. Vivien2, K.B. Gylfason3, B. Sanchez4, A. Griol4, D. Marris-Morini2, E. Cassan2, F. Dortu1, H. Sohlström3, D. Giannone1, D. Hill4

1Multitel a.s.b.l., MONS, Belgium

2Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, CNRS UMR8622, Université Paris-Sud 11, ORSAY, France

3Microsystem Technology Laboratory, KTH – Royal Institute of Technology, STOCKHOLM, Sweden

4Nanophotonics Technology Center, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, VALENCIA, Spain

ThD3 Analysis of Raman lasing in integrated small-volume silicon-on-insulator racetrack resonators
M. Waldow, M. Först, H. Kurz

RWTH Aachen, AACHEN, Germany

ThD4 Design of a micro-ring resonator electro-optical modulator embedded in a reverse biased PN junction
A. Brimont1, F.Y. Gardes2, P. Sanchis1, D. Marris-Morini3, P. Dumon4, J.M. Fedeli5, L. O’Faolain6, W. Bogaert4, L. Vivien3, J. Martí1, G.T. Reed2, T.F. Krauss6

1Nanophotonics Technology Center, VALENCIA, Spain

2Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, GUILDFORD, UK

3Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, PARIS, France

4Ghent University ‘ IMEC, GHENT, Belgium

5CEA-Leti, GRENOBLE, France

6School of Physics & Astronomy, University of St Andrews, ST ANDREWS, UK

ThD5 Wavelength routing and dispersion compensation in a narrow-band integrated resonant router
F. Morichetti, C. Ferrari, L. Flaccadori, A. Melloni

Politecnico di Milano, MILANO, Italy

ThD6 High-quality-factor micro-ring resonator in amorphous-silicon on insulator structure
Z. Zhang1, M.D. Dainese2, L.W. Wosinski1, M.C. Chacinski1, M.Q. Qiu1

1Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), KISTA, Sweden

2Replisaurus AB, KISTA, Sweden

Plenary Session

Fr1 (Invited) Ultrafast tracking of slow photonics and plasmons
K. Kuipers

Center for Nanophotonics, AMOLF, AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands

Fr2 (Invited) Widely tunable mid-infrared DFG using apodized c(2) grating and its application to gas spectroscopy
T. Umeki1, M. Asobe1, T. Yanagawa1, O. Tadanaga1, Y. Nishida2, K. Magari1, H. Suzuki3

1NTT Photonics Laboratories, KANAGAWA, Japan

2NTT Electronics Corporation, IBARAKI, Japan

3ATR International, KYOTO, Japan

Quantum Dot Devices & Materials

FrA1 (Tutorial) Semiconductor Quantum Dots
A. Fiore

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

FrA2 Scalable Quantum Dot Amplifier Based Optical Switch Matrix
A. Albores-Mejia, T. De Vries, E. Smalbrugge, Y.S. Oei, M.K. Smit, S. Anantathanasarn, R. Nötzel, K.A. Williams

Eindhoven University of Technology, EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands

FrA3 Integrated Quantum Dot 2×2 Switch for Uncooled Switching Applications
H. Wang1, E.T. Aw1, M.G. Thompson1, A. Wonfor1, A.R. Kovsh2, R.V. Penty1, I.H. White1

1University of Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE, UK

2Innolume GmbH, DORTMUND, Germany

Materials & Fabrication

FrB1 (Invited) Polymer Devices in Integrated Optics
T. Clapp1, J.V. DeGroot2

1Dow Corning Ltd., MIDLAND, USA

2Dow Corning Corporation, MIDLAND, USA

FrB2 Er:Ta2O5 waveguide optimization & spectroscopy
A. Subramanian1, J. Oton1, Robert2, J.S. Wilkinson1

1Optoelectronics Research Centre, SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE, UK

2School of Chemistry, University of Southampton, SOUTHAMPTON, UK

FrB3 Fabrication of Uniform Photonic Devices Using 193 nm Optical Lithography in Silicon-on-Insulator
S.K. Selvaraja, W. Bogaerts, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets

Gent University-IMEC, GENT, Belgium

FrB4 Thermally stable ultra thin metal transparent electrodes
L. Martínez1, S. Giurgola2, P. Vergani2, V. Pruneri1,3

1ICFO – Insitut de Ciències Fotòniques, CASTELLDEFELS, Spain

2Avanex Corp., SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy

3ICREA-Institució Catalana de Recerca I Estudis Avançats, BARCELONA, Spain

FrB5 Trimming of silicon ring resonator by electron beam induced compaction
J.S. Schrauwen1, D. Van Thourhout2, R. Baets2

1Gent University – IMEC, GENT, Belgium

2Ghent University – IMEC, GENT, Belgium


FrC1 Subwavelength Structures in Silicon-on-Insulator Waveguides for Modification of Facet Reflectivity and Efficient Fiber-Chip Coupling
H. Schmid, P. Cheben, S. Janz, J. Lapointe, E. Post, A. Delâge, A. Densmore, B. Lamontagne, P. Waldron, D.X. Xu

National Research Council, OTTAWA, Canada

FrC2 Ultrafast all optical switching in AlGaAs photonic crystal waveguides
D. Szymanski1, B.D. Jones1, D. O’Brien2, M.S. Skolnick1, A.M. Fox1, T.F. Krauss2

1University of Sheffield, SHEFFIELD, UK

2School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, UK

FrC3 Design and fabrication of a photonic crystal directional coupler for use as an optical switch
D.M. Beggs, T.P. White, L. O’Faolain, T.F. Krauss

University of St Andrews, ST ANDREWS, UK

FrC4 Successful fabrication and integration of multifunctional photonic-crystal devices on bonded InP membrane chip
T. Stomeo1, T.F. Krauss2, D. Van Thourhout3, R. Baets3, C. Cambournac4, M. Ayre4, H. Benisty4, F. Van Laere5

1Shool of Physics&Astronomy, University of St. Andrews, ST. ANDREWS, FIFE, UK

2School of Physics & Astronomy, University of St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9SS, ST. ANDREWS, UK

3Department of Information Technology (INTEC), Ghent University-IMEC, 9000, GHENT, Belgium

4Institut d’Optique, CNRS, Campus Polytechnique, RD128, 91127, PALAISEAU CEDEX, France

5Ghent University, GHENT, Belgium

FrC5 Photonic crystals (PC) in diamond: Ultra-high-Q nanocavity design, analysis and fabrication
I. Bayn1, B. Meyler1, A. Lahav1, J. Salzman1, B.A. Fairchild2, S. Prawer2, F.L. Martinez3

1Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, HAIFA, Israel

2The University of Melbourne, MELBOURNE, Australia

3Polytechnic University of Cartagena, CARTAGENA, Spain

FrC6 Investigation of photonic crystal cavities sandwiched in a grating structure
K. Van Acoleyen, M.Q. Qiu

KTH, KISTA, Sweden

Dedicated Device Modelling

FrD1 Deeply inside tunable CROW delay lines
A. Melloni, F. Morichetti, A. Canciamilla, C. Ferrari

Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, MILANO, Italy

FrD2 Closed-loop Modeling of Silicon Nanophotonics: From Design to Fabrication and Back Again
W. Bogaerts, L. Vanholme, P. Bradt, P. Bienstman

Ghent University, GENT, Belgium

FrD3 Design of a Waveguide-Type Polarization Beam Splitter Incorporating Trenches Filled with Low-Refractive Index Material
J.L. Ito, I.K. Iwamoto, T.H. Tsuda

Keio University, KANAGAWA, Japan

FrD4 Temperature Insensitive Silicon Slot Waveguides with Air Slot
K. Kashiwagi1, S. Yamashita1, K. Okamoto2, S.J.B. Yoo2

1The University of Tokyo, TOKYO, Japan

2University of California, Davis, DAVIS, USA

FrD5 A Demultiplexer with Blazed Waveguide Sidewall Grating
A. Delâge1, P.J. Bock1, P. Cheben1, J.H. Schmid1, D.-X. Xu1, S. Janz1, T.J. Hall2

1Institute for Microstructural Sciences, OTTAWA, Canada

2University of Ottawa, OTTAWA, Canada

Post-deadline session

FrPD1 Integrated optical source of polarization entagled photons at 1310 nm
A. Martin1, V. Cristofori3,1, P. Aboussouan1, D.B. Ostrowsky1, A. Thomas2, H. Herrmann2, W. Sohler2, O. Alibart1, and S. Tanzilli1

1LPMC, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France
2Angewandte Physik, Universitat-GH-Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany
3Dipartimento EIS, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
FrPD2 Near field properties of vertical emitting laser based on 2D photonic crystal heterostructures
L. Ferrier, G. Le Gac, O. El Daif, P. Rojo-Romeo, X. Letartre, S. Callard, P. Viktorovitch

Université de Lyon, Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
FrPD3 High-Quality Factor Suspended-Wire 1D Photonic Crystal Micro-cavity in Silicon-on-Insulator
A.R. Md Zain, N.P. Johnson, M Sorel and R.M. De La Rue

Optoelectronics Research Groups, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
FrPD4 InP-based Monolithic Integrated Colorless Reflective Transceiver
L. Xu, X.J.M Leijtens, P.J. Urban, E. Smalbrugge, T. de Vries, R. Nötzel, Y.S. Oei, H. de Waardt, M.K. Smit

COBRA Research Institute, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands