Program

Symposia (CLEO-PR 2013)

C1-1. Laser Display

With the recent progress of related technologies such as laser sources, nonlinear optical devices and spatial light modulators, laser display is becoming a reality. Currently, a variety of laser displays, for instance, widescreen laser TVs and mobile projectors, have been already commercially available or are ready to appear on the market. In this workshop, experts in the fields including the laser sources, optical devices, projection systems as well as speckle management will present the overview of these technologies and their current status. This workshop enables attendees to learn the state of the art as well as the future direction of the technologies.

I Laser Technology

Laser Display Technologies: Light Sources and Systems
Kazuo Kuroda (Utsunomiya Univ.)

Blue and Green Nitride Based Laser Diodes for Projection
Georg Brüderl (OSRAM)

Blue and Green Laser Diodes for Large Laser Display
Shingo Masui (Nichia co.)

Compact Yellow-Orange Raman lasers
Takashige Omatsu (Chiba Univ.)

II Display Optics and Speckle

Advanced Speckle Contrast Reduction by Moving Diffuser
Shigeo Kubota (Oxide Corp.)

Speckle Contrast Reduction by Linear and Nonlinear Photonic Devices
Lung-Han Peng (National Taiwan University)

Speckle Dynamics in Laser Navigating Devices: Translation in Non-Paraxial Area
Victor Yurlov (Samsung)

Laser displays using scanning optical fibe
Brian Schowengerdt (Washington Univ.)

Laser Backlighting LCD TV
Eiji Niikura (Mitsubishi co.)

C1-2. Novel Fiber Designs for Lasers

Over the last decade, fiber lasers have seen a remarkable advance by the state-of-the-art optical fiber technologies. Novel types of microstructured and non-silica fibers offer a variety of built-in functionalities such as nonlinearity management, mode-area scaling, dispersion tailoring, spectral filtering, photonic-bandgap guidance, broadband transmission, etc., through which, for example, power scaling and new wavelength radiation in fiber lasers, as well as gas-phase gain mediumand high-power beam delivery in fibers have been being enabled. In this symposium pioneers on specialty fibers will address their principles and frontiers, including the innovations in lasers and the related applications. Further potentials and future directions will also be discussed.

I

Resonant Filtered Fiber Amplifiers
Thomas Tanggaard Alkeskjold (NKT Photonics)

All-Solid Photonic Bandgap Fibers for Fiber Laser Applications
Kunimasa Saitoh (Hokkaido University)

A New Route to High-Energy Nonlinear Fiber Optics
Siddharth Ramachandran (Boston Univ.)

II

Fourier Optics Along a Single Strand of Optical Fiber: An New Novel Laser Beam Shaping Technology
Kyunghwan Oh (Yonsei University)

New Prospect of Soft Glass Highly Nonlinear Microstructured Optical Fibers
Yasutake Ohishi (Toyota Technological Institute)

Getting the Most From Your Fluoride Fibres
Stuart D. Jackson (Institute for photonics and optical science, Centre for ultrahigh bandwidth devices for optical systems, School of physics, University of Sydney, Australia)

C4. High Power Lasers and Applications

Recent progresses of high power laser technologies are now realizing higher energy and higher power laser system with powers of more than PW-power and repetition rates of more than several Hz. Laser pulse durations are decreasing to a femtosecond corresponding to a few cycles of the laser pulse, resulting in a higher filed of an electromagnetic wave. These developments of high power laser technologies also boost up the progress of its scientific applications such as laser particle acceleration, nonlinear vacuum optics and laboratory astrophysics as well as industry applications  such as advanced compact radiation sources with laser acceleration. In this symposium, frontiers on developing and application of high power and high energy lasers will address their leading edge and perspectives.

I

New Laser Techniques for Repeatable Ultrahigh Peak Power Laser Beyond Petawatt
J. Kawanaka (Osaka University)

The DiPOLE Project: Towards High Energy, High Repetition Rate Diode Pumped Lasers
Klaus Ertel (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)

II

Generation of High-contrast, 30fs, 1.5 PW Laser Pulses
Tae Moon Jeong (Advanced Photon Research Institute, GIST)

High-contrast PW Ti:sapphire Laser System with a Combined Scheme of Doubled CPA and NOPA
Zhiyi Wei (Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Generation and Applications of Sub-5-fs multi-10-TW Light Pulses
Laszlo Veisz (Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics)

III

Laser-Plasma Acceleration and Radiation Sources for Applications
Leonida A. Gizzi (ILIL Istituto di Ottica CNR)

Emission Characteristics of Electrons Accelerated in a Thin Foil and a Metal Wire by Intense Femtosecond Laser Pulses
Shuji Sakabe (Kyoto University)

Laser-Driven Ion Acceleration in the Radiation Pressure Dominated Regime
Sergei V. Bulanov (JAEA)

IV

Target Effects on Focusing and Acceleration of Laser-Driven Ion Beams
Christopher McGuffey (UCSD)

Studies of the Mechanisms of Powerful Terahertz Radiation From Laser Plasmas
Yutong Li (Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy Science)

C5. Biochip Fabrication by Femtosecond Laser

The rapid development of femtosecond lasers is leading to advances in materials processing. Femtosecond laser processing is becoming a commonly used technique for various applications. Recently, one of the most promising and attractive applications of femtosecond lasers is the fabrication of biochips including microfluidics, optofluidics, micro-TAS, etc, since femtosecond laser processing has ability of directly fabricating 3D microstructures. This symposium aims at discussing the state of the art and the future prospect of this field to promote further advancement of femtosecond laser processing.

I

Femtosecond Laser Processing of Active and Passive Devices for bio-MEMS
Yves Bellouard (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Neatherlands)

Fabrication of Functional Micro- And Nanofluidics Embedded in Glass Using Femtosecond Laser Microprocessing
Ya Cheng (SIOM, China)

Bio-Lab on a Chip Fabricated by Femtosecond Laser
Ajoy Kar (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

II

Functional Lab-On-A-Chip Devices Produced by Two-Photon Microfabrication
Shoji Maruo (Yokohama National University, Japan)

Lab-on-a-chip for Optical Manipulation of Single Cells
Roberto Osellame (Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies – CNR, Italy)

Integrating Functional Components Into Microfluidic Channels by Laser Nanofabrication Technologies Toward High-performance LoCs
Hong-Bo Sun (Jilin University, China)

C6. New Trends in Frequency Comb: Application of Light with Ultraprecision

Frequency comb technology has been providing new fields of light applications with ultraprecision from fundamental science to various applications. In this symposium, we have a chance to overview recent advances and future directions of frequency comb technology. Topic includes generation and control of various types of frequency combs covering broad spectral region from EUV to THz, and providing very high-repetition frequency, such as fiber laser, microcavity, and Raman comb. Wide range of applications such as optical clock for new definition of second, high precision and broadband spectroscopy for medical diagnosis, and space science and technology will be discussed by world-leaders in this field.

I

Precision Measurement with Optical Frequency Combs and Clocks
Feng-Lei Hong (AIST, Japan)

Mode-locking in Optical Microresonators Via Soliton Formation
Tobias Kippenberg (EPFL, Switzerland)

Fiber Laser Driven Mid-Infrared Frequency Combs
Ingmar Hartl (IMRA America, USA)

II

Attractive Natures of a Raman Frequency Comb in the Time and Frequency Domains
Masayuki Katsuragawa (Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan)

High-Resolution, Dual-Comb Asynchronous Sampling Enabled by Dual-Wavelength Ultrafast Fiber Lasers and Its Applications
Zheng Zheng (Beihang University, China)

Development of Fiber Femtosecond Lasers for Advanced Metrological Space Missions
Young-Jin Kim (KAIST, Korea)

C8. New Frequency, Novel LDs and LEDs -Innovative Works on Widegap Semiconductors-

Recent very important research topics on innovative wide-bandgap semiconductor emitting devices are discussed. New frequency semiconductor light sources including deep-UV, pure green, green to yellow LEDs or LDs are demonstrated which were developed by using new wide-bandgap material such as high Al composition AlGaN, high In composition InGaN, Be-based II-VI or boron nitride semiconductors. Recent important achievements of novel emitting devices including GaN VC-SELs, nanocolumn emitters and superluminescent LEDs are also demonstrated. These research achievements are quite important for expanding wide variety of their future application fields.

New Frequency, Novel LDs and LEDs -Innovative Works on Widegap Semiconductors- I

GaN-based VCSEL Fabricated on Nonpolar GaN Substrates
Shuji Nakamura(University of California at Santa Barbara)

AlGaN Deep Ultraviolet LEDs with External Quantum Efficiency Over 10%
Max Shatalov (Sensor Electric Technology Inc.)

Development of AlGaN DUV-LED
Masamichi Ipponmatsu (UV Craftly Co. Ltd.)

Recent Progress of Green Laser Diodes
Takao Nakamura (Sumitomo Electric Works)

New Frequency, Novel LDs and LEDs -Innovative Works on Widegap Semiconductors- II

GaN Nanocolumn Light-Emitters, Growth, and Optical Characterization
Katsumi Kishino (Sophia University)

Progress of Be-Based II-VI Green to Yellow Laser Diodes
Shigehisa Tanaka (Hitachi)

Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes of 100mW Output Power for Pico-Projection
Ulrich T. Schwarz (Freiburg University)

Optical Properties of Boron Nitride Single Crystals
Kenji Watanabe (National Institute of Materials Science)

J1-J3. High-density Photonic Integration Platforms and their Applications

Data communication traffic continues to increase and is delivering new applications such as cloud / mobile services. The sustainable expansion of data communication requires compact devices with low power consumption that offer low-cost communication. Photonic integration is a promising way of realizing these devices. There are several potential technology platforms including InP-based monolithic integration, Si-based monolithic integration and InP on Si/SiO2 hybrid integration. This symposium will focus on the recent progress made on these integration platforms and discuss their merits, demerits and applications.

III-V

InP-based Photonic ICs
M.K. Smit, (TU/e, Netherland)

High-performance InP/GaAs Based Photonic Integrated Circuits
Milan Mašanovic (University of California Santa Barbara)

Multi-Guide Vertical Integration in InP: PIC Technology for Cost-Sensitive Applications
Valery Tolstikhin (OneChip Photonics Inc.)

Silicon

Dense CMOS-Photonics Integration in sub-100Nm Technology Node
Solomon Assefa (IBM TJ Watson Research Center)

High-performance Photonic Integrated Circuits Based on Si-Ge-silica Monolithic Photonic Platform
Koji Yamada (NTT)

Foundry Technology and Services for Si Photonics
Pieter Dumon (IMEC/Ghent university)

Silica and Hybrid integration

Heterogeneous Integration on Silicon Photonics
Alexander Fang (Aurrion inc.)

Active Device Integration on Silica Waveguide Platform
Hiroshi Takahashi (NTT)

Optical Nonreciprocal Devices on Silicon Waveguide Platforms
Tetsuya Mizumoto (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)

Application

Prospects and Challenges of High-Density Heterogeneous Photonic Integration
S.J.B. Yoo (UC Davis)

High-density Optical Interposers Fully Integrated with Silicon Photonics
Yutaka Urino (PETRA)

Designing Processor-Memory Interfaces with Monolithically Integrated Silicon-photonics
Vladimir Stojanovic (MIT)