21st September, morning

8h15 – 8h45
8h45 – 9h00
Welcome and Opening

Session 1. Optical communication and optical internconnect-I

9h00 – 9h30
Monolithically integrated optical frequency comb generator based on cascaded modulators (Invited talk)
N. Andriolli*, T. Cassese, M. Chiesa, and G. Contestabile
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna*,  CNIT

9h30 – 9h45
Radio-frequency and relative intensity noise analysis of a self mode-locked single-section quantum-dot laser
C. Weber*, P. Bardella, L. L. Columbo, L. F. Lester, M. Gioannini, and S. Breuer
Technische Universiteit Darmstadt*, Politecnico di Torino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

9h45 – 10h00
Detector-free bidirectional symmetric communication scheme based on compound states of two mutually coupled diode lasers
M. Weidmann, A. Herdt*, R. Phelan, and W. Elsäßer
Technische Universität Darmstadt*,  Eblana Photonics Ltd., West Pier Business Campus

10h00 – 10h15
A Curved Lumped Element Electroabsorption Modulator Suitable For Flip-Chip Integration
N.P. Kelly*, J. O’Callaghan, A. Gocalinska, K. Thomas, E. Peluchhi, and F.H. Peters
Eindhoven University of Technology*, Tyndall National Institute

10h15 – 10h45
Coffee break, Restaurant Urbam Via Domenico Nicolai 10

Session 2. Semiconductor lasers dynamics

10h45 – 11h00
Mean-field dynamics of a fully connected network of spiking neuromorphic Semiconductor lasers
A. Dolcemascolo, A. Miazek, F. Marino, R. Veltz, S. Barland*
Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS INPHYNI *, CNR

11h00 – 11h15
Optical frequency comb generation from semiconductor lasers using pulsed excitation and optical injection
A. Rosado*, A. Pérez-Serrano, J. M. G Tijero, A. Valle, L. Pesquera, and I. Esquivias
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid*, Instituto de Física de Cantabria

11h15 – 11h30
Dual-cavity optical self-feedback stabilization of a passively mode-locked quantum-well laser
D. Auth*, C. Weber, A. Klehr, A. Knigge, and S. Breuer
Technische Universität Darmstadt*, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik

11h30 – 11h45
Experimental characterization of transitions between locking regimes in a semiconductor laser with optical feedback and small amplitude current modulation
J. Tiana-Alsina, C. Quintero-Quiroz, M. C. Torrent, and C. Masoller
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

11h45 – 12h00
Novel excitability and canard explosions in optically injected quantum dot lasers
M. Dillane, D. Goulding, I. Dubinkin, N. Federov, E. A. Viktorov, and B. Kelleher*
University College Cork*, Tyndall National Institute*, Cork Institute of Technology, ITMO, Université Libre de Bruxelles

12h00 – 12h15
Multi-wavelength Analysis of Synthetic Tissue Samples by Optical Feedback Interferometry
M. Dabbicco*, M. C. Cardilli
Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”*, CNR-IFN*

12h15 – 13h45
Lunch break, Restaurant Urbam Via Domenico Nicolai 10

21st September, afternoon

Session 3. Nano-lasers and novel light sources

13h45 – 14h00
Improved feedback stability of semiconductor nanolasers by inclusion of a Fano mirror
T. S. Rasmussen and J. Mørk
Technical University of Denmark

14h00 – 14h30
Spontaneous and stimulated emission in nanoscale light sources (Invited talk)
A. Fiore, B. Romeira, V. Dolores-Calzadilla, A. Higuera-Rodriguez, D. Heiss and M.K. Smit
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Session 4. Modelling and numerical simulation

14h30 – 14h45
Understanding the emergence of non-equidistant multi-pulse emission in passively mode-locked VECSELs
J. Hausen, S. Meinecke, B. Lingnau, and K. Lüdge
Technische Universität Berlin

14h45 – 15h00
Master equation for modelocking in lasers with fast gain recovery
A. M. Perego, B. Garbin, F. Gustave, S. Barland, F. Prati, and G. J. de Valcárcel*
Aston University, The University of Auckland, Université Côte d’Azur-CNRS INPHYNI, Università dell’Insubria, Universitat de València*

15h00 – 15h15
Near field analysis of broad-area high-power laser diode using nonlinear bidirectional beam propagation method
A. Maina and C. Coriasso
Prima Electro S.p.A.

15h15 – 15h30
Numerical model of small signal modulation response for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers
M. Wasiak*, P. Śpiewak, E. Pruszyńska-Karbownik, M. Gębski, P. Komar J. A. Lott, and R. P. Sarzała
Lodz University of Technology*, Technische Universität Berlin

15h30 – 17h00
Coffee break, Restaurant Urbam Via Domenico Nicolai 10
Poster session

Impact of the laser structure and driving current on the modulation properties of a 980 nm GaAs-based VCSEL
E. Pruszyńska-Karbownik*, P. Śpiewak, P. Komar, J. A. Lott, and M. Wasiak
Lodz University of Technology*, Technische Universität Berlin

Coupled-Bloch-Wave Analysis of PhC Lasers
M. Saldutti*, J. Mørk, P. Bardella, I. Montrosset and M. Gioannini
Politecnico di Torino*, Technical University of Denmark

Computer modeling of a nitride tunnel junction VCSEL
P. Śpiewak, M. Wasiak and R. P. Sarzała
Lodz University of Technology

A Multiphysics Electro-thermo-opto VCSEL Simulator
A. Tibaldi, F. Bertazzi, M. Goano, M. Daubenschüz, R. Michalzik*, and P. Debernardi
CNR, Politecnico di Torino, Philips GmbH, Ulm University*

Session 5. VCSELs and VECSELs

17h00 – 17h15
New type of vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser incorporating a monolithic high contrast grating mirror
M. Gebski*, J. A. Lott, and T. Czyszanowski 
Technische Universität Berlin*, Lodz University of Technology*

17h15 – 17h30
Trade-off in High Bandwidth versus High Optical Output Power in 980 nm VCSELs
N. Haghighi, G. Larisch, and J. A. Lott
Technical University Berlin

17h30 – 17h45
Electrically-pumped wafer-fused VECSELs emitting at 1550-nm wavelength range
A. Mereuta, A. Caliman, A. Rudra, G. Suruceanu, and E. Kapon
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

17h45 – 18h00
Photo session

19h00 – 20h00
Old town (Bari Vecchia) guided tour

Gala dinner, Restaurant La Biglietteria, Largo Adua 2/3/4

22nd September, morning

Session 6. Optical communication and optical interconnect-II

9h00 – 9h30
1.55 µm Quantum Dot Lasers and Amplifiers with High Temperature Stability (Invited talk)
J. P. Reithmaier*, G. Eisenstein
University of Kassel*, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

9h30 – 10h00
Heterogeneous multi-wavelength quantum-dot light sources on silicon (Invited talk)
D. Liang, G. Kurczveil, C. Zhang, A. Descos, Y. Hu, M. Fiorentino, and R. Beausoleil
HP Labs Palo Alto

10h00 – 11h15
Energy-efficient VCSELs for 200+ Gb/s optical interconnects
G. Larisch*, R. Rosales, J. A. Lott, and D. Bimberg
Bimberg Chinese-German Center of Green Photonics – Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)*, Technische Universität Berlin

10h15 – 10h45
Coffee break, Restaurant Urbam Via Domenico Nicolai 10

10h45 – 11h45
Photonic engineering of high performance quantum cascade lasers at Terahertz frequencies (Keynote talk)
M. Vitiello,
NEST – CNR Istituto Nanoscienze

Session 7. QCLs and their applications

11h45 – 12h15
Recent advancements in QCL-based quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy for gas sensing applications (Invited talk)
P. Patimisco, A. Sampaolo, M. Giglio, V. Mackoviak, H. Rossmadl, A. Cable, F.K. Tittel, and V. Spagnolo*
PolySense Lab-University and Politecnico of Bari*, Rice University*, Thorlabs GmbH, Thorlabs, Inc.

12h15 – 12h30
Entrainment phenomenon in a mid-infrared QCL with external optical feedback and low frequency modulation
O. Spitz*, J. Wu,M. Carras, C. W. Wong, F. Grillot
LTCI Télécom ParisTech-Université Paris-Saclay*, Centre d’intégration NanoInnov*, UCLA*, Southwest University Chongqing, University of New-Mexico

12h30 – 12h45
Terahertz self-detection near-field microscopy: recent advances in the weak feedback regime
M. Brambilla*, C. Silvestri, L. L. Columbo, G. Scamarcio
Università degli Studi e Politecnico di Bari*, CNR-IFN*, Politecnico di Torino

12h45 – 13h00
Closing remarks 

Lunch, Restaurant Urbam Via Domenico Nicolai 10

Last update: 24/9/2018