Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon, and Nano-Photonics

02 - 05 July 2018
ETH Zurich, Zürich, Zurich Switzerland

Topic Categories

  1. Photonic Devices  
    1. Silicon and other Group IV integrated photonics: devices and complex circuits
      • SOI-based materials,
      • Passive and active devices
      • Hybrid Light emitters, lasers, isolators, detectors, amplifiers, passives
    2. III-V and Compound Semiconductor Devices
      • Modulators;
      • Filters;
      • Switches;
      • Lasers;
      • Detectors;
      • VCSELs;
      • Planar amplifiers;
      • Compound semiconductor WDM components;
      • Novel III-V quantum optoelectronic devices;
    3. Dielectric and Polymer Waveguides and Waveguide Devices
      • Polymer-based waveguide devices;
      • Active/passive integrated components;
      • Switches;
      • Variable optical attenuators;
      • Modulators;
      • Filters;
      • Integrated isolators and circulators;
      • Planar dispersion compensators;
      • Non-reciprocal devices.
    4. Materials, Fabrication and Characterization Technologies for Photonic Integrated Circuits and Devices
      • Characterization of linear and nonlinear optical waveguide devices;
      • Micro-machined and micro-optic components;
      • Parallel optical interconnects;
      • Reliability advances and issues;
      • Emerging packaging technologies.
      • Novel assembly and manufacturing techniques;
    5. LiNbO3 - and Other Pockels Effect based devices
    6. Optical isolators
    7. Nanophotonics:  nanostructured photonic devices
      •  Photonic crystals (waveguides, resonators, light sources)
      •  Nano-engineered devices for the generation, transport and detection of light
      • Sub-wavelength devices
      • Biological and chemical transducers
      • Nanostructured photovoltaics
    8. Plasmonics
    9.  Nanofabrication Technology
      • Lithography and etching techniques
      •  Growth and deposition approaches
      •  Self-organized methods
    10.  Nanoscale structure characterization
  2. Integrated Photonics Applications
    1. Photonic integrated circuits and optoelectronic integrated circuits;
    2. Application of novel fabrication and material technologies for integrated photonics
    3. Photonic integrated circuits for telecom and Datacom applications
    4. Photonic integrated circuits for sensing
    5. Novel applications of photonic integrated circuits
    6. New functionality implemented in photonic integrated circuits
  3. Integrated High Precision Photonics
    1. Frequency comb generation
    2. Solitons
    3.  Mode locked lasers
    4.  Ultra-narrow linewidth oscillators
    5. Harmonic generation
    6. Raman and Brillouin gain
    7. Super-continuum generation
    8. Frequency (up/down) conversion
    9. Infrared and ultraviolet generation
    10. Physics, theory and applications of linear and nonlinear processes in novel integrated structures
    11. Nonlinear switching, modulation, memories and logic,
    12. Nonlinear optics in metamaterials, and opto-mechanics.
    13. Quantum technology applications
    14. On-chip optical trapping
    15. Optical references
  4. New Materials for Photonics
    1. Novel Materials for Advanced Opto-Electronics
      • Active Graphene Photonics
      • Beyond Graphene: the new class of 2D materials
      • Giant index modulation in transparent conductive oxides
      • Epsilon Near Zero materials
      • Energy efficient Photonics materials and devices
      • Materials and devices for computational imaging
    2. Theory, simulation and novel physical insights:
      • Devices beyond conventional limits
      • Enhanced Light matter interactions
      • Computational analysis and methods
    3. Emerging Opto-electronic devices and platforms:
      • Plasmons and nanolasers
      • Ultra Compact Electro-optic Modulators
      • Nano-Photonic device Integration
      • Heterogeneous and hybrid Platforms   
      • Artificial optical materials and Metamaterials for Photonics integration
      • Bio-photonics platforms for integrated devices