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26 July 2021 – 30 July 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
09 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]

Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPR)
Novel Optical Materials and Applications (NOMA)
Optical Devices and Materials for Solar Energy and Solid-state Lighting (PVLED)
Photonic Networks and Devices (NETWORKS)
Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCom)

Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPR)

  • Darko Zibar, Danmarks Tekniske UniversitetDenmark
    Building the Next Generation of Photonic Systems Using Machine Learning Tutorial
  • Andreas Beling, University of VirginiaUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Harish Bhaskaran, University of Oxford
    Photonic Computing Using Functional Accumulative Materials
  • Lei Bi, Univ of Electronic Sci & Tech of ChinaChina
    Integrated Optical Isolator
  • Andrea Blanco-Redondo, Nokia Bell LabsUnited States
    Topology: a New Degree of Freedom for Photonic Entanglement
  • Wim Bogaerts, Universiteit GentBelgium
    Title to Be Announced
  • Daniel Brunner, CNRSFrance
    3D Photonic Integration Making Parallel Neural Networks Scalable
  • Darius Bunandar, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    Accelerating AI with Photonics
  • Pavel Cheben, National Research Council CanadaCanada
    Silicon Photonics Optical Antennas
  • Sai Tak Chu, City University of Hong KongHong Kong
    Title to Be Announced
  • Joel Cox, ICFO -Institut de Ciencies FotoniquesDenmark
    Near-field Nonlinear Plasmonics with Atomically-thin Materials
  • Virginia D'Auria, Institut de Physique de NiceFrance
    Title to Be Announced
  • Javier García de Abajo, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences
    Title to Be Announced
  • Eleni Diamanti, CNRSFrance
    Secure Communications in Quantum Networks
  • Sonia Garcia-Blanco, Universiteit TwenteNetherlands
    Title to Be Announced
  • Corin Gawith, University of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
    Developing Diced Ridge Waveguides in MgO:PPLN for Quantum Applications
  • David Harane, SUNY Polytechnic InstituteUnited States
    Si Photonics on 300mm Platform
  • Toshikazu Hashimoto, NTT Device Technology LabsJapan
    Optical Circuit Design with Large Degrees of Freedom for Scalable Optical Neural Networks
  • Claudia Hoessbacher, ETH ZurichSwitzerland
    Powerful Platform for Next-Generation Integrated Circuits
  • Maria Jimena Loureiro , Berkeley Lights, Inc.United States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Tobias Kippenberg, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneSwitzerland
    Soliton Microcombs: from Fundamental Spatio-temporal Dynamics to Mexapixel Coherent LiDAR
  • Yuri Kivshar, Australian National UniversityAustralia
    High-Q Subwavelength Dielectric Structures
  • Keisuke Kojima, Mitsubishi Electric Research LabsUnited States
    Advances in Inverse Design of Nanophotonic Devices Using Deep Learning
  • Marko Loncar, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    Integrated Lithium Niobate Photonics
  • Yu-Jung Lu, Academia SinicaTaiwan
    Title to Be Announced
  • Yuriko Maegami, Natl Inst of Adv Industrial Sci & TechJapan
    CMOS-compatible Silicon Nitride Waveguide on Silicon Photonics Platform for High-performance Network and Sensing Applications
  • Ralf Meyer, Technische Universität MunchenGermany
    Title to Be Announced
  • Keiko Munechika, HighRI OpticsUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Teri Odom, Northwestern UniversityUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Alexandre Parriaux, Universite de BourgogneFrance
    Electro-optic Frequency Combs for Spectroscopic Applications
  • Daniel Perez, Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaSpain
    Advanced Programming Methods for Multipurpose Photonic Integrated Circuits
  • Mihika Prabhu, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Quantum Photonic Processors
  • Paul Prucnal, Princeton UniversityUnited States
    Integrated Photonics for Scalable Neuromprhic Processors
  • Junsuk Rho, Pohang Univ of Science & TechnologyRepublic Of Korea
    Extreme Photon Squeezing via Collapse Control: Cascade Domino Lithography and Capillary-Force-Induced Collapse Lithography
  • Adam Schwartzberg, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Title to Be Announced
  • Cheryl Sorace-Agaskar, MIT Lincoln Lab Periodical LibraryUnited States
    PIC (Silicon and SiN) for Quantum Information
  • Volker Sorger, George Washington UniversityUnited States
    Photonic Tensor Core and Nonvolatile Memory for Machine Intelligence
  • Matthew Sysak, Intel CorporationUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Dawn Tan, Singapore Univ. of Technology & DesignSingapore
    Nonlinear Photonics in Ultra-silicon Rich Nitride Devices
  • Silvia Vignolini, University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
    Title to Be Announced
  • Cheng Wang, City University of Hong KongHong Kong
    Title to Be Announced
  • Chao Xiang, University of California Santa BarbaraUnited States
    Performance Lasers Heterogeneously Integrated on Silicon Nitride
  • Nanfang Yu, Columbia UniversityUnited States
    Micron-scale, Efficient, Robust Phase Modulators at Visible Wavelengths
  • Yuan Yuan, Hewlett Packard LabsUnited States
    High-Speed Si/Ge Avalanche Photodiodes with Enhanced Responsivity

Novel Optical Materials and Applications (NOMA)

  • Federico Capasso, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    New Approaches to Polarization Optics and Structured Light with Metasurfaces  Keynote
  • Yi Cui, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    Reinventing Textiles with Photonic Functionality for Sustainability  Keynote
  • Roger Hanlon, Marine Biological LaboratoryUnited States
    The Octopus as Tech: Exploring the Biology and Technological Potential of Nature’s Master of Color Change Keynote
  • Andrea Alu, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    Magnet-free Approaches for Nonreciprocal Photonics  Tutorial
  • Jonathan Fan, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    Title to be Announced Tutorial
  • Sedat Nizamoglu, Koc UniversitesiTurkey
    Optoelectronic Neural Interfaces - Fundamentals and Applications  Tutorial
  • Ali Adibi, Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Manifold Learning for Knowledge Discovery in Optical Metamaterials
  • Alexandra Boltasseva, Purdue UniversityUnited States
    Advancing Photonic Design and Quantum Measurements with Machine Learning
  • Darryl Boyd, US Naval Research LaboratoryUnited States
    Comonomer Isomers Result in Varied Optical Properties Within ORMOCHALC Polymers
  • Kuo-Ping Chen, National Chaio-Tung UniversityTaiwan
    Tunable Bound State in the Continuous with Metasurfaces and Anisotropic Medium
  • Thomas Cronin, University of Maryland Baltimore CountyUnited States
    Biological Optics: Evolutionary Inventiveness in Light Control
  • Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, University of AdelaideAustralia
    Title to Be Announced
  • Viktor Gruev, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
    Bioinspired Polarization and Multispectral Imagers for Image Guided Cancer Surgery and Underwater Geolocalization
  • Deidra Hodges, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    Synchrotron and Optical Probing of Mixed Halide Perovskites for Photovoltaics
  • Tetyana Ignatova, North Carolina A&T State UniversityUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Rafael Jaramillo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Refractive and Phase-change Uses of Layered and 2D Materials for Integrated Photonics
  • Sonke Johnsen, Duke UniversityUnited States
    The Diverse Structures Underlying Ultrablack Coloration in Tropical Butterflies and Deep-sea Fish
  • Mathias Kolle, MITUnited States
    Biological Growth and Optical Manufacture of Structurally-colored Materials
  • Paulina Kuo, National Inst of Standards & TechnologyUnited States
    Domain-engineered PPLN for Tailored Spontaneous Parametric Downconversion
  • Mo Li, University of WashingtonUnited States
    Integrated Photonic Neural Networks Using Phase-change Materials
  • Tengfei Luo, University of Notre Dame
    Thin-Film Metamaterial Optical Diode Designed Using Machine Learning
  • Maiken H. Mikkelsen, Duke UniversityUnited States
    Metasurfaces for Ultrafast Pyroelectric Photodetectors
  • Daniel Morse, University of California Santa Barbara
    Reflectin’s Finely Tunable, Impedance-Matched, Amplifying Biophotonic System
  • Robert T. Murray, Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Title to Be Announced
  • Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, UCSB
    Organic Semiconductors for Opto-electronic Devices
  • Francesca Palombo, University of Exeter
    Probing the Micromechanics of Bioconstructs Using Brillouin Microscopy
  • Evan Reed, Stanford University
    New Photocathode Materials Identified by Data Driven Discovery
  • Junsuk Rho, Pohang Univ of Science & TechnologyRepublic Of Korea
    Inverse Design and Forward Modelling in Nanophotonics Using Deep Learning
  • Raktim Sarma, Yale UniversityUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Vladimir Tassev, Air Force Research Laboratory United States
    Heteroepitaxy of GaP, GaAsP and ZnSe on OP-GaAs Templates – a Reasonable Solution in Development of Frequency Conversion Laser Sources in the MLWIR
  • Din Ping Tsai, Academia SinicaHong Kong
    High Dimensional Meta-devices: Classical to Quantum
  • Silvia Vignolini, University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
    Biomimetic Colour Engineering form Nature to Applications
  • Virginia Wheeler, US Naval Research Laboratory
    Title to Be Announced
  • Peter Wiecha, CNRSFrance
    Generalized Nano-optics Fields Predictions and Inverse Design of Complex Transmission Matrices Enabled by Deep Learning
  • Yu Yao, Arizona State UniversityUnited States
    Ultrafast Optical Modulation Based on Graphene-plasmonic Hybrid Metasurfaces
  • Heayoung Yoon, University of UtahUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • Weihua Zhang, Nanjing UniversityChina
    Towards 3D Heterogeneously Integrated Nanophotonics Through Deterministic Assembly

Optical Devices and Materials for Solar Energy and Solid-state Lighting (PVLED)

  • Eli Yablonovitch, University of California BerkeleyUnited States
    Title to Be Announced Keynote
  • Amran Al-Ashouri, Helmholtz-Zentrum BerlinGermany
    Title to be Announced
  • Harry Atwater, California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Title to Be Announced
  • James Blakesley, National Physical Laboratory (UK)United Kingdom
    Assessment of Ground Reflectance Measurements for Bifacial Gain Estimation in PV Systems
  • Benedikt Bläsi, Fraunhofer Inst Solare Energie SystemeGermany
    The MorphoColor Concept for Colored Photovoltaic Modules and Solar Thermal Collectors
  • Thomas Cooper, York University
    Design of Non-tracking Solar Concentrators via Source/Acceptance Map Matching
  • Stefaan De Wolf, King Abdullah Univ of Sci & TechnologySaudi Arabia
    Monolithic Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells on Textured Wafers: Fabrication and Outdoor Performance
  • Bruno Ehrler, NWO-Institute AMOLF
    Carrier Multiplication to Enhance Solar Cell Efficiency
  • Paul Fassl, Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyGermany
    Revealing the Internal Luminescence Quantum Efficiency of Perovskite Films via Accurate Quantification of Photon Recycling
  • Åsa Haglund, Chalmers University of TechnologySweden
    Out of the Blue: Ultraviolet VCSELs
  • Gwénaëlle Hamon, Universite de SherbrookeCanada
    New Architectures of Concentrated Photovoltaics (CPV) Solar Cells
  • Olindo Isabella, Technische Universiteit DelftNetherlands
    Title to Be Announced
  • Yizheng Jin, Zhejiang UniversityChina
    Quantum-dot Light-emitting Diodes: Device Physics and Device Chemistry
  • Janez Krc, Univerza v LjubljaniSlovenia
    Modelling-assisted Optimization of Light In-coupling, Out-coupling and Waveguiding in Photonic Devices
  • Jacob Krich, University of OttawaCanada
    Requirements for High Efficiency Intermediate Band Solar Cells
  • Simone Lenk, Institute for Applied PhysicsGermany
    Organic Microdisplays for Visual Feedback
  • Yolanda Salinas, Johannes Kepler Universität LinzAustria
    Highly Fluorescent Thin Films Formation by Water-enhanced Colloidal Perovskite Nanoparticles
  • Pratibha Sharma, University of VictoriaCanada
    Design and Development of a High-Power UVC LED Disinfection Device Using Integrated Thermal Management
  • Byungha Shin, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & TechRepublic Of Korea
    Efficient, Stable Silicon Tandem Cells Enabled by Anion-engineered Wide-bandgap Perovskites
  • Elizabeth Tennyson, University of MarylandUnited States
    Investigating the Local Optoelectronic Response of Textured Multi-junction Solar Cells
  • Hiroko Yamada, Nara Institute of Science and TechnologyJapan
    Alkyl Substituent Engineering for Efficient Photoconversion Efficiency in Small Molecular Organic Photovoltaics
  • Baodan Zhao, Zhejiang UniversityChina
    Suppressing Interfacial Nonradiative Losses for Perovskite Light-emitting Diodes

Photonic Networks and Devices (NETWORKS)

  • Joshua Benjamin, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Deterministic and Sustainable Data Centres Using Nanosecond Reconfigurable Optical Circuit Switched Networks
  • Colm Browning, Dublin City UniversityIreland
    Flexible Converged Photonic and Radio Systems: A Pathway Toward Next Generation Wireless Connectivity
  • Bin Chen, Hefei University of TechnologyChina
    Optimization of Multi-dimensional Modulation Formats for Fiber-optic Transmission
  • Haoshuo Chen, Nokia Bell LabsUnited States
    Trends on Optical Receivers Capable of Full Field Recovery
  • Hwan Seok Chung, Electronics and Telecom Research InstRepublic Of Korea
    Optical Access Networks for Tactile Internet Services
  • Vittorio Curri, Politecnico di TorinoItaly
    Towards Cost-Effective Multiband Optical Line Systems
  • Hideaki Furukawa, National Inst of Information & Comm TechJapan
    Petabit-class Optical Networks and Switching Technologies
  • Michael Galili, Danmarks Tekniske UniversitetDenmark
    Near Pbit/s Transmission Using WDM-SDM Using Single Source Optical Frequency Comb
  • Sylvain Girard, Universite Jean MonnetFrance
    Recent Advances in Radiation-hardened Fiber-optic Amplifiers for Space-based Laser Communications
  • Andreas Gladisch, Deutsche Telekom AG LaboratoriesGermany
    Convergent Infrastructures for 5G and Beyond Networks
  • Jan Huwer, Toshiba Research Europe LtdUnited Kingdom
    Semiconductor Entangled Photon Sources for Quantum Communication Over Installed Networks
  • Maria Vasilica Ionescu, Nokia Bell Labs FranceFrance
    High-speed Unrepreatered Transmission
  • Fotini Karinou, Microsoft Research LtdUnited Kingdom
    Optical Transceivers and Switching for Datacenter Networks
  • Daniel Kilper, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Energy Efficient Disaggregated Datacenter Networks
  • Ramon Mata Calvo, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahr
    Optical Communications for Very High Throughput Satellites
  • Hidetaka Nishi, NTT CorporationJapan
    Power-Efficient WDM Transceivers Based on Membrane III-V Lasers on Si
  • Chigo Okonkwo, Technische Universiteit EindhovenNetherlands
    Advanced Signal Processing in High Capacity Networks
  • Anil Prabhakar, Indian Institute of Technology MadrasIndia
    Building Quantum Networks
  • Albert Rafel, British TelecommunicationsUnited Kingdom
    An Operator’s Point of View on 5G X-Haul Transport and PON Applicability
  • Johan Rothman, CEA GrenobleFrance
    Approaching the quantum limit sensitivity in optical communications using HgCdTe APDs
  • Steve Sanders, Infinera CorporationUnited States
    Advanced Transponder and Line System Technologies for High Capacity Long Haul Transmission
  • Jochen Schroeder, Chalmers Tekniska HögskolaSweden
    A 1 Photon per Bit Coherent Receiver for Free- and Deep-space Communications
  • Kaushik Sengupta, Princeton UniversityUnited States
    Hybrid Electronic-photonic THz Systems on a Chip
  • Giuseppe Talli, Tyndall National InstituteIreland
    Optical Technologies for Next Generation Access Networks
  • Lars Zimmermann, IHP GmbHGermany
    Monolithic Coherent Receivers in Photonic BiCMOS Technology

Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCom)

  • Shohei Beppu, KDDI R&D LaboratoriesJapan
    Real-Time Mode-Division-Multiplexed Transmission with Coupled-Core Multicore Fibers
  • Camille-Sophie Brès, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneSwitzerland
    Versatile Soliton Microcombs for Radiofrequency Photonic Filters
  • Junho Cho, Nokia Bell LabsUnited States
    Probabilistic Constellation Shaping for Long-Haul Transmission Systems
  • Bill Corcoran, Monash UniversityAustralia
    Microcombs for Ultradense Optical Communications
  • Eleni Diamanti, CNRSFrance
    Secure Communications in Quantum Networks
  • Filipe Ferreira, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Title to Be Announced
  • David Geisler, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln LabUnited States
    DSP Techniques for FSO Coherent Receiver Architectures
  • Fernando Guiomar, Instituto De TelecomunicacoesPortugal
    Digital Signal Processing for Subcarrier-Multiplexing Systems
  • Ravikiran Kakarla, University of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
    Power Efficient Optical Communication Employing Phase-sensitive Pre-amplified Receiver
  • Fotini Karinou, Microsoft Research LtdUnited Kingdom
    Toward Flat Datacenter Networks enabled by sub-Nanosecond Optical Switching
  • Gabriele Liga, UCLNetherlands
    Title to Be Announced
  • David Moss, Swinburne University of TechnologyAustralia
    Photonic Convolutional Accelerator and Neural Network in the Tera-OPs Regime Based on Soliton Crystal Kerr Microcombs
  • Periklis Petropoulos, University of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
    Extending the Reach of O-band Transmission Using Bismuth-doped Fibre Amplifiers
  • Sebastian Stern, Ulm UniversityGermany
    Concatenated Non-Binary Coding with 4D Constellation Shaping for High-Throughput Fiber-Optic Communication
  • Sjoerd van der Heide, Eindhoven University of TechnologyNetherlands
    Real-time, Software-defined, GPU-based Optical Receiver
  • Siddharth Varughese, Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Transforming the Digital Coherent Receiver into a Test and Measurement Equipment using Machine Learning