Advanced Photonics Congress

26 July 2021 – 30 July 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 04:00)

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Monday, 26 July

6:00 - 8:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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IM1A

Detection and Sensing I

Presider: Michael Strain , University of Strathclyde

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    IM1A.1
    Optical Nano-Slot Waveguides for SARS-CoV-2 Detection

    Presenter: Pao Lin, Texas A&M University System

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    IM1A.2
    Integrated Avalanche Photodetectors for Visible Light

    Presenter: Victor Leong, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering

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    IM1A.3
    Terahertz Near-Field Hot Carrier Microscopy

    Presenter: Robyn Tucker, University of Sussex

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    IM1A.4
    High Precision Diamond-on-GaN Photonic Thermometry Enabled by Transfer Printing Integration

    Presenter: Jack Smith, University of Strathclyde

    Student Paper Finalist

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    IM1A.5
    AL2O3 Integrated Photonics Platform for Optical Biosensing

    Presenter: Sonia Garcia-Blanco, Universiteit Twente

    Invited

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    IM1A.6
    High-power, high-speed photodiodes for microwave photonics applications

    Presenter: Andreas Beling, University of Virginia

    Invited



IM1B

Optical Filters

Presider: Sarvagya Dwivedi , IMEC

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    IM1B.1
    Classical High Performance Filters with Integrated Waveguide Coupled Sagnac Loop Reflectors

    Presenter: David Moss, Swinburne University of Technology

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    IM1B.2
    Coherent Beam Combining of 1 μm DFB laser Based on Adaptive Optics Control

    Presenter: Shengwei Ye, University of Glasgow

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    IM1B.3
    Demonstration of a Silicon Photonic Transmitter
    for Space Division Multiplexing in MMFs

    Presenter: Shivangi Chugh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

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    IM1B.4
    On-chip Integrated Magneto-Optical Nonreciprocal Photonic Devices

    Presenter: Lei Bi, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

    Invited

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    IM1B.5
    Apodized Distributed Bragg Reflector (DBR) Bends for Compact cWDM Filter

    Presenter: yonas Gebregiorgis, Khalifa University

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    IM1B.6
    Dispersion Management of Periodic Signals using On-chip Dispersive Phase Filters

    Presenter: Saket Kaushal, Institut national de la recherche scientifique

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    IM1B.7
    A Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Grating 1D-OPA

    Presenter: Marcel Pruessner, US Naval Research Laboratory



NeM1C

Access Networks

Presider: Marco Ruffini , University of Dublin Trinity College

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    NeM1C.1
    An Operator’s Point of View on 5G X-Haul Transport and P2MP Applicability

    Presenter: Albert Rafel, BT Group Plc

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    NeM1C.2
    Convergent Infrastructures for 5G and Beyond

    Presenter: Andreas Gladisch, Deutsche Telekom AG

    Invited

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    NeM1C.3
    Analysis of Burst Mode Reception in 100 Gbit/s Coherent Passive Optical Networks

    Presenter: Md Mosaddek Hossain Adib, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

    Student Paper Finalist

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    NeM1C.4
    Optical Access Networks for Tactile Internet Services

    Presenter: Hwan Seok Chung, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

    Invited

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    NeM1C.5
    Filtering Impact on High-Order Modulation Formats in Hybrid Filterless and Filtered Optical Metro Networks

    Presenter: Diogo Sequeira, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya



NoM1D

Symposium on Bio-inspired Systems

Presider: Alon Gorodetsky , University of California Irvine

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    NoM1D.1
    The Octopus as Tech: Exploring the Biology and Technological Potential of Nature’s Master of Color Change

    Presenter: Roger Hanlon, Marine Biological Laboratory

    Keynote

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    NoM1D.2
    Biomimetic colour engineering form nature to applications

    Presenter: Silvia Vignolini, University of Cambridge

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    NoM1D.3
    The biophotonics of ultrablack coloration in deep-sea fish

    Presenter: Sonke Johnsen, Duke University

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    NoM1D.4
    Tunable Assembly and Refractive Index of a Cephalopod Protein-Based Material

    Presenter: Preeta Pratakshya, University of California, Irvine



NoM1E

Nonreciprocal and Topological Photonics

Presider: Yu-Jung Lu , Academia Sinica

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    NoM1E.1
    Magnet-free Approaches for Nonreciprocal Photonics

    Presenter: Andrea Alu, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

    Tutorial

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    NoM1E.2
    Surface Nonreciprocity in Iron Garnets

    Presenter: Sushree Dash, Michigan Technological University

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    NoM1E.3
    Dynamically Emerging Topological Phase Transitions in Nonlinear Interacting Soliton Lattices

    Presenter: Domenico Bongiovanni, Nankai University

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    NoM1E.4
    Single-mode all-dielectric optical cavities in second-order topological metamaterials

    Presenter: Jan Kosata, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich

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    NoM1E.5
    New spin-resolved thermal radiation laws for nonreciprocal bianisotropic media

    Presenter: Chinmay Khandekar, Stanford University



SpM1F

DSP Applications for Data Transmission

Presider: Randy Giles , The Optical Society

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    SpM1F.1
    Microcombs for Ultradense Optical Communications

    Presenter: Bill Corcoran, Monash University

    Invited

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    SpM1F.2
    Optical data transmission with high spectral efficiency at 44Terabits/s with a soliton crystal micro-comb

    Presenter: David Moss, Swinburne University of Technology

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    SpM1F.3
    Digital Signal Processing for Subcarrier-Multiplexing Systems

    Presenter: Fernando Guiomar, Instituto De Telecomunicacoes

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    SpM1F.4
    Low Bandwidth Detection of High Data Rate Nyquist Signals

    Presenter: Janosch Meier, TU Braunschweig, IHF

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    SpM1F.5
    Extending the reach of O-band transmission using Bismuth-doped fibre amplifiers

    Presenter: Periklis Petropoulos, University of Southampton

    Invited


8:30 - 10:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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IM2A

Novel Fabrication Processes and Solutions I

Presider: François Leo , Universite Libre de Bruxelles

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    IM2A.1
    Programmable Photonic Circuits using Silicon Photonic MEMS

    Presenter: Wim Bogaerts, Ghent University - IMEC

    Invited

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    IM2A.2
    Transfer-Printing Enables Multi-Material Assembly of Integrated Photonic Systems

    Presenter: Dimitars Jevtics, University of Strathclyde

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    IM2A.3
    Fabrication-Tolerant Four-Mode Waveguide Crossing Based on PhC-like Subwavelength Structures at 2 μm

    Presenter: Taichi Muratsubaki, Hokkaido University

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    IM2A.4
    Phase-shifted waveguide Bragg gratings enabled by subwavelength grating structures

    Presenter: hao sun, McGill University

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    IM2A.5
    Demonstration of An Isolator-Free O-Band Single-Wavelength Heterogeneous Transmitter on Silicon

    Presenter: Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs

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    IM2A.6
    Fabrication tolerant MZI design for broadband WDM filters on scalable SiP platform

    Presenter: Marios Papadovasilakis, Khalifa University

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    IM2A.7
    Experimental Realization of Topology-Optimized InP Photonic Cavities with Extreme Dielectric Confinement

    Presenter: meng xiong, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet



PvM2B

Advanced PV Concepts I

Presider: Jacob Krich , University of Ottawa

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    PvM2B.1
    Alkyl substituent engineering for efficient photoconversion efficiency in small molecular organic photovoltaics

    Presenter: Hiroko Yamada, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

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    PvM2B.2
    Highly fluorescent thin films formation by water-enhanced colloidal perovskite nanoparticles

    Presenter: Yolanda Salinas, Johannes Kepler Universitat Linz

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    PvM2B.3
    Light and Humidity Induced Degradation and Grain Transformation in Mixed Cation Perovskites

    Presenter: Kevin Ho, University of Toronto

    Student Paper Finalist

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    PvM2B.4
    Inverse Design of PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Spectrally-Selective Photovoltaic Films

    Presenter: Sreyas Chintapalli, Johns Hopkins University

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    PvM2B.5
    Colloidal Core/Shell Quantum Dot Nanostructures for Photon Upconversion

    Presenter: Tory Welsch, University of Delaware

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    PvM2B.6
    (Withdrawn) Theory Of Hot Carriers, Carrier Heating And Photo-luminescence Efficiency In Semiconductors

    Presenter: Subhajit Sarkar, Ben Gurion University of the Negev


10:30 - 11:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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SpE8

PVLED Welcome Coffee Break

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11:00 - 13:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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JM3A

Plenary Session: Shanhui Fan and Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

Presider: Rebecca Saive , Universiteit Twente

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    JM3A.1
    Synthetic Dimension: Topological Physics and Optical Computing

    Presenter: Shanhui Fan, Stanford University

    Plenary

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    JM3A.2
    New Materials and Structures for Photodetection

    Presenter: Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

    Plenary

13:00 - 13:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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SpE1

Meet Plenary Speaker Shanhui Fan

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SpE2

Meet Plenary Speaker Anna Fortcuberta i Morral

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13:30 - 15:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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Dedicated Exhibit Time

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16:00 - 18:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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IM4A

Novel Fabrication Processes and Solutions II

Presider: Noelia Vico Trivino , IBM Research-Zurich

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    IM4A.1
    Programming methods for large-scale multipurpose photonic ICs

    Presenter: Daniel Perez, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia

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    IM4A.2

    A multi-wavelength laser source for high volume, high speed, high density I/O, optical computing, and AI platforms.

    Presenter: Matthew Sysak, Ayar Labs

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    IM4A.3
    Fabrication Tolerant Interferometric Subsystems for Large-Scale Photonic Integration

    Presenter: Alec Hammond, Georgia Institute of Technology College of Engineering

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    IM4A.4
    Optimization of Fluorine-based Plasma Etching Processes to Etch Silicon Nitride Nanostructures

    Presenter: Abubaker Tareki, Institut national de la recherche scientifique

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    IM4A.5
    Efficient Polarization Rotator for Thick-film Si3N4 Integrated Photonics Platform

    Presenter: Anton Stroganov, LIGENTEC

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    IM4A.6
    Highly Efficient Grating Coupler for Silicon Nitride Photonics with Large Fabrication Tolerance

    Presenter: Manuel Kohli, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich



NeM4B

Access Networks & THz Technology

Presider: Rene Bonk , Nokia Bell Labs

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    NeM4B.1
    (Withdrawn) Optical technologies for next generation access networks

    Presenter: Giuseppe Talli, Tyndall National Institute

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    NeM4B.2
    Flexible Converged Photonic and Radio Systems: A Pathway toward Next Generation Wireless Connectivity

    Presenter: Colm Browning, Dublin City University

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    NeM4B.3
    Increased Power Budget from Rayleigh Backscattering Suppression by λ-shifting in UD-WDM PONs

    Presenter: Miquel Masanas, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

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    NeM4B.4
    Universally Programmable Chip-scale TeraHertz Systems for FutureWireless Communication and Sensing

    Presenter: Kaushik Sengupta, Princeton University

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    NeM4B.5
    Tapered Two-Wire Waveguide for Time-Domain Integration of Broadband Terahertz Pulses

    Presenter: Alessandro Tomasino, INRS-EMT



NoM4C

Metasurfaces and Polarization Control

Presider: Mikhail Kats , University of Wisconsin-Madison

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    NoM4C.1
    New Approaches to Polarization Optics and Structured Light with Metasurfaces

    Presenter: Federico Capasso, Harvard University

    Keynote

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    NoM4C.2
    Ultrafast optical modulation based on graphene-plasmonic hybrid metasurfaces

    Presenter: Yu Yao, Arizona State University

    Invited

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    NoM4C.3
    Robust Flat Optics for Broadband Light Control on Flexible Substrates

    Presenter: Arturo Burguete Lopez, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

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    NoM4C.4
    Broadband bandpass THz filters with stacked metasurfaces

    Presenter: Ali Maleki, University of Ottawa

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    NoM4C.5
    Optical Characterization of A1+xBX3 Crystals

    Presenter: Hongyan Mei, University of Wisconsin-Madison



PvM4D

Light Emitting Diodes I

Presider: Hany Aziz , University of Waterloo

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    PvM4D.1
    Organic Microdisplays for Visual Feedback

    Presenter: Simone Lenk, Fraunhofer FEP

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    PvM4D.2
    Design and Development of a High-Power UVC LED Disinfection Device Using Integrated Thermal Management

    Presenter: Pratibha Sharma, Violumas

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    PvM4D.3
    Stability Enhancement of Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Devices Through Charge Management in the Hole Transporting Layer

    Presenter: Tyler Davidson-Hall, University of Waterloo

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    PvM4D.4
    Spectral Optimization of Solid-State Light Sources for Cyanosis Observation Index, Circadian, and Color Metrics

    Presenter: Dorukalp Durmus, The Pennsylvania State University


18:00 - 19:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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SpE3

Navigating an OSA Virtual Meeting

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20:00 - 21:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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IM5A

Detection and Sensing II

Presider: Songtao Liu , University of California Santa Barbara

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    IM5A.1
    High-Speed Si/Ge Avalanche Photodiodes with Enhanced Responsivity

    Presenter: Yuan Yuan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co

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    IM5A.2
    Active Tunable Plasmon-Enhanced Photodetection in a Monolayer MoS2 Phototransistor with Ultrahigh Photoresponsivity

    Presenter: Yu-Jung Lu, Academia Sinica

    Invited

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    IM5A.3
    Characterization of Waveguide-Integrated PbTe
    MIR Detectors and Impact on Readout Strategy

    Presenter: Katherine Stoll, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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    IM5A.4
    Heterogeneous quantum-dot microring photodetector on silicon

    Presenter: Bassem Tossoun, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co

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    IM5A.5
    (Withdrawn) TBD

    Presenter: Maria Jimena Loureiro, Berkeley Lights, Inc.

    Invited


20:00 - 22:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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NoM5B

2D Materials and Structured Thin Films

Presider: Jonathan Hu , Baylor University

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    NoM5B.1
    Probing Optical Response of 2D Heterostructures across Interface

    Presenter: Tetyana Ignatova, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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    NoM5B.2
    Effect of Strain in WS2 Monolayer Integrated Excitonic Photodetector

    Presenter: Volker Sorger, George Washington University

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    NoM5B.3
    Graphene-Plasmonic Hybrid Metasurface Saturable Absorber

    Presenter: Md Zubair Ebne Rafique, Arizona State University School of Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering

    Student Paper Finalist

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    NoM5B.4
    Gap-Plasmon-Resonance Enhanced Photodetection in NbN Superconducting Microstrip Photodetectors

    Presenter: Hao-Chen Yeh, National Taiwan University

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    NoM5B.5
    Impedance Matching to Epsilon-Near-Zero Media by Free Space Excitation of Low Momentum SPPs

    Presenter: Ben Johns, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram

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    NoM5B.6
    Ultrathin Planar Resonant Cavities with Refractive Index Below Unity

    Presenter: Ben Johns, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram

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    NoM5B.7
    Tailored Light Scattering through Hyperuniform Disorder in self-organized arrays of high-index Nanodisks

    Presenter: Alexander Sprafke, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg



SpM5C

Neural Networks Applications for Photonic Systems

Presider: Koji Igarashi , Osaka University

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    SpM5C.1
    Photonic convolutional accelerator and neural network in the Tera-OPs regime based on soliton crystal Kerr microcombs

    Presenter: David Moss, Swinburne University of Technology

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    SpM5C.2
    Fourier Optical Convolutional Neural Network Accelerator

    Presenter: Volker Sorger, George Washington University

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    SpM5C.3
    Silicon Photonic Filter-based Dot Product Engine for Convolutional Neural Networks

    Presenter: Lorenzo De Marinis, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

    Student Paper Finalist

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    SpM5C.4
    Transmitter Laser Frequency Offset Estimation Based on Artificial Neural Network for Coherent Optical Systems

    Presenter: Haobo Xu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University State Key Laboratory of Advanced Optical Communication System and Networks

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    SpM5C.5
    Low Complexity Convolutional Neural Networks for Equalization in Optical Fiber Transmission

    Presenter: Mohannad Abu-Romoh, Telecom Paris Departement Communications et Electronique

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    SpM5C.6
    Power and Modulation Format Transfer Learning for Neural Network Equalizers in Coherent Optical Transmission Systems

    Presenter: Pedro Jorge Freire de Carvalho Souza, Aston University