The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018
Conference 10518
Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XX
Monday - Thursday 29 January - 1 February 2018
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Monday 29 January Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Novel Microresonator Topologies and Sensors I
Monday 29 January 2018
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Electro-optic tuning of potassium tantalate-niobate whispering gallery resonators
Paper 10518-1
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
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Nanofiber nanoscopy and quantum noise limited biosensing (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-2
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:45 AM
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Nonlinear behavior in hybrid microcavities (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-3
Time: 8:45 AM - 9:10 AM
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Hollow whispering gallery resonators (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-4
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:35 AM
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Microcomb LIDAR using counter-propagating solitons (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-5
Time: 9:35 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
Quantum Optics with Microresonators
Monday 29 January 2018
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Efficient coupling of organic molecules to microcavities with ultrasmall mode volume (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-6
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
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Chip-integrated nanocavities for efficient room-temperature single photon sources, spin-photon interfaces, and few-photon nonlinear optics (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-7
Time: 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM
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Practical excitation schemes for integrated micro-cavity-based quantum frequency combs (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-9
Time: 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:25 PM
Session 3:
Microresonators and Optical Frequency Combs I: Joint Session with Conferences 10516 and 10518
Monday 29 January 2018
1:25 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Integrated Kerr micro-comb sources for photonic microwave applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-10
Time: 1:25 PM - 1:50 PM
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Dissipative Kerr solitons in optical microresonators (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-11
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:15 PM
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Temporal cavity solitons in synchronously driven Fabry-Perot microresonators (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-12
Time: 2:15 PM - 2:40 PM
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Advances in nonlinear phenomena in Whispering-Gallery Mode resonators
Paper 10518-13
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Gallium phosphide microresonator frequency combs (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-14
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
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Coffee Break 3:25 PM - 3:55 PM
Session 4:
Microresonators and Optical Frequency Combs II: Joint Session with Conferences 10516 and 10518
Monday 29 January 2018
3:55 PM - 6:05 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Kerr-microresonator combs for low-noise frequency synthesis (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10516-12
Time: 3:55 PM - 4:20 PM
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Dynamics and locking of switching waves in a normally dispersive fiber ring resonator (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10518-15
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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Whispering gallery optical parametric oscillators for the mid-infrared spectral range (Invited Paper)
Paper 10516-13
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:05 PM
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Saturable absorption by carbon nanotubes on silica microtoroids for stable mode locking
Paper 10518-16
Time: 5:05 PM - 5:25 PM
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Wideband critically-coupled resonators
Paper 10518-17
Time: 5:25 PM - 5:45 PM
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Agile generation of microresonator-based frequency combs without pump detuning and local temperature controlling
Paper 10518-18
Time: 5:45 PM - 6:05 PM
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Tuesday 30 January Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Microresonator Lasers and RF Photonics
Tuesday 30 January 2018
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Low threshold dye whispering gallery mode microlasers fabricated by two-photon polymerization (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10518-19
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
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Highly efficient polarization-selective out-coupling of harmonic light in birefringent WGM resonators (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10518-20
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
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Optical square waves from a nonlinear amplifying loop mirror laser (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10518-21
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
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Ultra-low noise microwave signal generation with an optical frequency comb (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-22
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
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Diode laser self-injection locking and mode-locking with whispering-gallery mode microresonators (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 10518-23
Time: 9:25 AM - 9:50 AM
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Whispering gallery mode resonators for mid-IR quantum and interband cascade laser analysis and control
Paper 10518-24
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 6:
Quantum Optics and Optomechanics with Microresonators
Tuesday 30 January 2018
10:40 AM - 12:40 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Quantum state control in single quantum dots and the coupling with photonic crystal cavities (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-25
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:05 AM
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Spin nano-optomechanics (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-26
Time: 11:05 AM - 11:30 AM
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Surface scattering and opto-mechanical effects in droplet microresonators (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-27
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
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Chiral optomechanical cooling and disorder suppression (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-28
Time: 11:55 AM - 12:20 PM
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Incoherently pumped lasing and self-pumped three-wave mixing in laser-active whispering-gallery resonators
Paper 10518-29
Time: 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:40 PM - 2:10 PM
Session 7:
Novel Microresonator Topologies and Sensors II
Tuesday 30 January 2018
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Using the lasing threshold in whispering gallery mode resonators for refractive index sensing
Paper 10518-30
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
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Environmentally stable integrated ultra-high-Q optical cavities
Paper 10518-32
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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Mid-infrared whispering gallery resonators based on non-oxide nonlinear optical crystals
Paper 10518-33
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 8:
Novel Microresonator Topologies and Sensors III
Tuesday 30 January 2018
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Sensitivity-enhanced intracavity-absorption acetylene sensor based on mode competition
Paper 10518-35
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
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Mode-splitting for refractive index sensing in fluorescent whispering gallery mode resonators with broken symmetry
Paper 10518-37
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
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Dual coupler coupled cavities optical gyroscope with enhanced performance
Paper 10518-31
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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Session Tue:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 30 January 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Moscone West Level 2 & 3

Conference attendees are invited to attend the LASE poster session on Tuesday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/PWPosterGuidelines.
Dielectric equilateral triangle microresonators: integral equations and semi-classical physics approaches
Paper 10518-67
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Investigation of an ultra large mode area power amplifier stage for a pulsed 1550-nm laser system
Paper 10518-69
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Observation of fractal modes and multi-beam lasing from microsphere-stabilized resonators
Paper 10518-71
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Efficient octave-spanning frequency comb generation in normal dispersion regime
Paper 10518-72
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Longitudinally excited CO2 laser with short laser pulse and high quality beam
Paper 10518-73
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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High-efficiency coupling to small-core microstructured fibers for broadband dispersion characterization
Paper 10518-74
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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New topologies of femtosecond Er:fibre laser cavities
Paper 10518-75
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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High spatial resolution bimorph deformable mirror for laser beam control
Paper 10518-76
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Wednesday 31 January Show All Abstracts
Session 9:
Laser Mode Control and Modeling I
Wednesday 31 January 2018
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Dynamically stable operation of a 100-watt level CW single frequency ring laser at 1064 nm
Paper 10518-38
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
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Understanding of solid state laser resonator design aspects and trade-off design simulations for a mJ Er:Yb:phosphate glass laser
(Canceled)
Paper 10518-39
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
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FPGA based laser frequency stabilization using FM spectroscopy
Paper 10518-40
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
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Characterization on the effect of group delay in a total reflection prism ring resonator
Paper 10518-41
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
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Coffee Break 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Session Plen:
LASE Plenary Session
Wednesday 31 January 2018
10:20 AM - 12:35 PM
Location: Room 21 (North Exhibit Level)

10:20 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Koji Sugioka, RIKEN (Japan) and Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik (Germany)

10:25 am: Announcement of the 3D Printing, Fabrication, and Manufacturing Best Paper Award
Henry Helvajian, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)

10:30 am: Announcement of the Harold E. Edgerton Award, given to Sterling J. Backus, Kapteyn-Murnane Labs., Inc. (United States)
Gigahertz Laser Frequency Combs and Dual-Comb Spectroscopy (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10515-201
Time: 10:35 AM - 11:15 AM
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Optical Lattice Clocks: Reading the 18th Decimal Place of Frequency (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10515-202
Time: 11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
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Advanced industrial laser systems and applications (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10525-203
Time: 11:55 AM - 12:35 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:35 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 10:
Laser Mode Control and Modeling II
Wednesday 31 January 2018
2:00 PM - 3:05 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Analytic treatment of high power diode pumped lasers with unstable resonator in a flowing medium (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-42
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
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Intracavity diode-side-pumped Raman laser at 1147 nm and 1163 nm
Paper 10518-43
Time: 2:25 PM - 2:45 PM
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Spectrally stabilized high-power high-brightness DBR-tapered lasers in the VIS and NIR range
Paper 10518-44
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:05 PM
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Coffee Break 3:05 PM - 3:35 PM
Session 11:
Adaptive Optics I
Wednesday 31 January 2018
3:35 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Comparison of the efficiency of laser beam focusing through the scattering medium using 14- and 31-channel bimorph mirrors (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-45
Time: 3:35 PM - 4:00 PM
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Development of an adaptive laser beam shaper
Paper 10518-46
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
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Arbitrary control of the polarization state and intensity of non-diffracting beams along their propagation direction
Paper 10518-47
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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High-energy OPA stability control with adaptive lenses
Paper 10518-48
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session 12:
Adaptive Optics II
Thursday 1 February 2018
8:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Large deformable mirrors for above 400-mm diameter PetaWatt laser beamlines (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-49
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:25 AM
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Adaptive optics strategy to securely optimize ultra intense laser focalization at full power
Paper 10518-50
Time: 8:25 AM - 8:45 AM
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Formation of the doughnut and Super-Gaussian intensity distribution by means of different types of wavefront correctors
Paper 10518-51
Time: 8:45 AM - 9:05 AM
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Session 13:
Ultrashort Laser
Thursday 1 February 2018
9:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Conditions for creating super-radiant emission in the sky (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-52
Time: 9:05 AM - 9:30 AM
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High power ultrafast laser sources based on multimode fiber (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10518-53
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
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Femtosecond laser transverse mode conversion by an achromatic volume phase mask
Paper 10518-54
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 14:
Beam Characterization and Shaping I
Thursday 1 February 2018
10:40 AM - 12:05 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Anamorphic beam shaping for efficient laser homogenization: methods and high power applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-55
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:05 AM
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Analysis of wavefront structures of diode lasers by their spatial and current dependent evolution
Paper 10518-56
Time: 11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
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M-squared measurement with improved repeatability for CW to single pulse lasers
Paper 10518-57
Time: 11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
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Solving the logarithmic Monge-Ampère equation with a RK4-algorithm for beam shaping purposes of femtosecond laser beams with spatial light modulators
Paper 10518-58
Time: 11:45 AM - 12:05 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:05 PM - 1:05 PM
Session 15:
Beam Characterization and Shaping II
Thursday 1 February 2018
1:05 PM - 3:50 PM
Location: Room 152 (South Mezzanine)
Compensation of the laser diode smile by the use of micro optics
Paper 10518-59
Time: 1:05 PM - 1:25 PM
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A novel laser resonator for fractal modes
Paper 10518-60
Time: 1:25 PM - 1:45 PM
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Manipulation of Airy beams in photonic lattices by means of optical Bloch oscillation
Paper 10518-62
Time: 2:05 PM - 2:25 PM
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Non-paraxial diffractive and refractive laser beam shaping
Paper 10518-63
Time: 2:25 PM - 2:45 PM
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Power handling for LCoS spatial light modulators
Paper 10518-64
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:05 PM
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Gradient-index beam shapers: fabricated devices and 3D design method (Invited Paper)
Paper 10518-65
Time: 3:05 PM - 3:30 PM
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Generation and amplification of vector vortex beams
Paper 10518-66
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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