Friday, September 23rd 2016

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08:30 09:00 Registration open – building S2|08 Room 71 (entrance area, ground floor)
09:00 09:45 Opening session - building S2|08 Room 171 (lecture hall, first floor)
09:00 09:15 Th. Walther (Associate Department Chair of Physics)
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Introductory words
09:15 09:45 G. E.Cirlin1,2,3, N. Akopian4 (invited presentation)
1St. Petersburg Academic University RAS, Russia
2ITMO University, Russia
3Institute for Analytical Instrumentation RAS, Russia
4Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Single photon sources based on hybrid nanowire – quantum dot systems
09:45 10:15 Morning break – S2|08 Room 71 (ground floor)
10:15 12:00 Session 1: Lasers for photonic integration, tapered laser, injection and reliability
Chair: J. Javaloyes (Universitat de les Illes Baleares, Spain)
10:15 10:45 V. Dolores-Calzadilla (invited presentation)
Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz Institute, Germany
Semiconductor lasers for a versatile InP-based photonic integrated platform
10:45 11:00 S. Latkowski1, M. Llorens Revull1, V. Moskalenko1, S. Tahvili1, L. Augustin2, K. Williams1, and E. Bente1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
2SMART Photonics, The Netherlands
Monolithically integrated mode-locked laser systems for dual-comb gas spectroscopy
11:00 11:15 M. A. Helal1, S.N. Kaunga-Nyirenda1, S. Bull1, and E.C. Larkins1
1University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Beam quality degradation mechanisms in tapered lasers
11:15 11:30 H. Kissel1, B. Leonhäuser1, J.W. Tomm2, M. Hempel3, and J. Biesenbach1
1DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH, Germany
2MBI für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzeitspektroskopie, Germany
3Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik; Germany
Investigation of accelerated and catastrophic degradation of laser diodes caused by external optical feedback operation
11:30 11:45 M. Krakowski1, P. Resneau1, M. Garcia1, E. Vinet1, Y. Robert1, O. Parillaud1, and D. L. Boiko2 1III-V Lab, France
2CSEM SA, Switzerland
Lasing dynamics of very long (13.5mm) multi-section tapered quantum well laser emitting at 980nm
11:45 12:00 D. Lenstra
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Self-consistent rate-equation theory of coupling in mutually injected semiconductor lasers
12:00 13:30 Lunch break – S2|08 Room 71 (ground floor)
13:30 15:45 Session 2: Long-wavelength lasers, lasers for THz generation, lasers with optical feedback
Chair: A. Hurtado (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
13:30 14:00 I.-S. Chung (invited presentation)
Hybrid Vertical Cavity Laser for Silicon Photonics Light Source Integration
14:00 14:15 J. Scheuermann1, M. von Edlinger1, R. Weih2, S. Becker1, M. Fischer1, J. Koeth1, and S. Höfling2
1nanoplus GmbH, Germany
2Universität Würzburg, Germany
Interband Cascade Laser sources in the mid-infrared
14:15 14:30 J. C. Balzer, A. Rehn, M. Mikerov, and M. Koch
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
Novel concepts for laser diode based optoelectronic THz generation
14:30 14:45 J. O. Gwaro1, C. Brenner1, B. Sumpf2, A. Klehr2, J. Fricke2, and M. R. Hofmann1
1Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
2Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Germany
CW Terahertz generation with Dual Wavelength Monolithically Integrated Distributed Bragg reflector Semiconductor laser
14:45 15:00 R. Orta1,2, A. Tibaldi2, and P. Debernardi2
1Politecnico di Torino, Italy
2Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
An analytic model for high-contrast gratings
15:00 15:15 C.-H. Uy1,2, D. Rontani1,2, S. Breuer3, and M. Sciamanna1,2
1LMOPS EA-4423 Lab, CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay
2LMOPS EA-4423 Lab, CentraleSupélec, Université de Lorraine
3Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Correlation properties of VCSEL with optical feedback
15:15 15:30 S. Perrone1, R. Vilaseca1, J. Zamora-Munt2, and C. Masoller1
1Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain
2Aplicaciones en Informática Avanzada, S.L., Spain
Modulating extreme events in an optically injected semiconductor laser system
15:30 15:45 V. Kovanis
Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Turbulent Chimera States in Large Diode Lasers Arrays
15:45 16:45 Afternoon break & Poster Session – S2|08 Room 71 (ground floor) & Entrance area of S2|08 before Room 71 (ground floor)
  P1 L. Weicker1,2, E. Mercier1,2, D. Wolfersberger1,2, and M. Sciamanna1,2
1LMOPS EA-4423 Lab, CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay
2LMOPS EA-4423 Lab, CentraleSupélec, Université de Lorraine
Comparison between theoretical and experimental results for a laser subject to phase-conjugate feedback
  P2 D. Choi1,2, M. Wishon1,2, C. Y. Chang1,2, D. S. Citrin1,2, and A. Locquet1,2
1UMI 2958 Georgia Tech-CNRS, France
2Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America
Intermittency in the Dynamics of an External-Cavity Semiconductor Laser
16:45 18:00 Session 3: Quantum dot lasers
Chair: G. Huyet (Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland)
16:45 17:15 N. Owschimikow1, B. Herzog1, M. Kolarczik1, U. Woggon1, B. Lingnau2, K. Lüdge2 (invited presentation)
1Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, TU Berlin, Germany
2Institut für Theoretische Physik, TU Berlin, Germany
Fundamental and applied aspects of carrier dynamics in submonolayer quantum dots
17:15 17:30 B. Kelleher1,2, B. Tykalewicz2,3, D. Goulding2,3, T. Erneux4, N. Federov5, I. Dubinkin5, and E.A. Viktorov4,5
1University College Cork, Ireland
2Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
3Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis, Ireland
4Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
5National Research University of Information Technologies, Russia
Optical injection of a dual state quantum dot laser: Switching, snaking and more
17:30 17:45 C. Redlich1, B. Lingnau1, H. Huang2, R. Raghunathan2, K. Shires2, F. Grillot2,3, and K. Lüdge1
1Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
2CNRS, Telécom ParisTech, France
3University of New-Mexico, United States of America
Linewidth rebroadening in quantum dot semiconductor lasers
17:45 18:00 R. Pawlus1, S. Breuer2, and M. Virte1
1Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
2Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Impact of optical feedback onto the relative intensity noise of a two-state quantum-dot laser
   Group photo – in front of building S2|08 main entrance
19:00 23:00 Arrival at restaurant Sitte for dinner

Saturday, September 24th 2016

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9:00 10:45 Session 4: Swept sources, localized pulses and low noise, passively mode-locked lasers
Chair: M. Krakowski (III-V Lab, France)
9:00 9:30 G. Huyet
Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
Dynamics of frequency swept sources
9:30 9:45 A. G. Vladimirov1,3, A. Pimenov1, and G. Huyet2
1Weierstrass Institute Berlin, Germany
2Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
3Lobachevsky State University of Nyzhny Novgorod, Russia
Distributed delay model of a frequency swept laser with long fiber delay line
9:45 10:00 S. Kundermann1,J. O'Carroll2, D. Byrne2, L. Maigyte2, B.Kelly2, R. Phelan2, and D. L. Boiko1
1CSEM SA, Switzerland
2Eblana Photonics Ltd, Ireland
On-chip integrated zero-RAM frequency modulator for noise reduction and linewidth narrowing in discrete-mode lasers
10:00 10:15 J. Javaloyes1, P. Camelin2, M. Marconi2, and M. Giudici2
1Universitat de les Illes Baleares, Spain
2Université Côte d’Azur, France
Addressing and Temporal Tweezing of Localized Pulses in Passively Mode-Locked Semiconductor Lasers
10:15 10:30 B. Döpke1, R. H. Pilny1, A. Klehr2, G. Erbert2, G. Tränkle2, and M. R. Hofmann1
1Ruhr­Universität Bochum, Germany
2Ferdinand­Braun­Institut, Germany
Phase noise properties of mode-locked triple-quantumwell external-cavity semiconductor lasers
10:30 10:45 A. Rahimi-Iman1, M. Gaafar1, C. Möller1, W. Stolz1,2, and M. Koch1
1Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
2NAsP III/V GmbH, Germany
Self-Mode-Locked Vertical-External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser
10:45 11:15 Morning break – S2|08 Room 71 (ground floor)
11:15 13:00 Session 5: Nanoprocessing of lasers, feedback tuning and chaos
Chair: E. C. Larkins (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
11:15 11:45 A. Hurtado
University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom
Transfer printing of semiconductor nanowire lasers for nanophotonic device fabrication
11:45 12:00 V. Kovanis1, A. Gavrielides2
1Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
2University of New Mexico, United States of America
Tunable & Low Linewidth Photonic Oscillators
12:00 12:15 Th. Führer, B. Rein, and Th. Walther
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
An external cavity diode laser with closed loop control
J. Sacher, N. Staacke, C. Assmann, T. Milde, and A. Jimenez
Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH, Germany
Miniature X-cavity diode laser for NIR/MIR spectral regime
12:30 12:45 M. J. Wishon1,2 A. Locquet1,2, C.Y. Chang1,2, D. Choi1,2, and D. S. Citrin1,2
1UMI 2958 Georgia Tech-CNRS, France
2Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America
The effect of virtual nodes on the reservoir computing property separability
12:45 13:00 C. Quintero-Quiroz, J. Tiana-Alsina, J. Romà, M. C. Torrent, and C. Masoller
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Characterizing dynamical transitions in a semiconductor laser with optical feedback
13:00 13:15 Closing remarks
13:15 14:30 Lunch break & Lunch box option (please check at registration) – S2|08 Room 71 (ground floor)