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26 July 2021 – 30 July 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
18 May 2021

This OSA Meeting will be presented in a virtual, web-conference format using a program schedule based on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT, UTC-04:00). The meeting has been extended by one day.

Participants have the option of viewing sessions live or streaming recorded sessions on demand. Speakers can present live during a session or submit a pre-recorded video. [Learn more]

  1. Photonic Devices  
    1. Active and passive photonic devices including lasers, modulators, detectors, isolators, amplifiers, switches, filters, waveguides fabricated from materials including
      • III-V and compound semiconductors
      • Silicon and other Group IV
      • Dielectric and polymers
      • LiNbO3 - and other pockels effect based devices
    2. 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;
      • Reliability advances and issues;
      • Emerging packaging technologies.
      • Novel assembly and manufacturing techniques;
    3. 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
      • Plasmonics
    4.  Nanofabrication technology
      • Lithography and etching techniques
      • Growth and deposition approaches
      • Self-organized methods
      • 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
    7. Mode locked lasers
    8. Ultra-narrow linewidth oscillators
    9. On-chip optical trapping
    10. Optical references
  3. Integrated Nonlinear & Quantum Optics
    1. Frequency comb generation
      • Solitons and supercontinuum generation
      • Physics, theory and applications of linear and nonlinear processes in novel integrated structures
      • Nonlinear switching, modulation, memories and logic,
      • Nonlinear optics in metamaterials, thin-films, 2D materials, and opto-mechanics
    2. Nonlinear frequency conversion for classical and quantum applications
      • Frequency comb generation
      • Harmonic generation
      • Raman and Brillouin gain
      • Frequency (up/down) conversion
      • Generation of single/entangled photons
      • Squeezed states generation and detection
    3. Integrated quantum systems
      • Quantum memories
      • Optical quantum computing
      • Quantum key distribution
      • Quantum dots and other single-photon source
      • Quantum state characterization (singe photon detectors, homo/heterodyne detection, etc.)
  4. New Materials for Integrated 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