The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020
Conference 11263
Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) X
Tuesday - Wednesday 4 - 5 February 2020 Conference Committee
Important Dates
Abstract Due:
24 July 2019

Author Notification:
30 September 2019

Manuscript Due Date:
8 January 2020

Conference Cosponsors
Monday 3 February Show All Abstracts
Session Plen: LASE Plenary Session
Monday 3 February 2020
3:30 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 207/215 (South Level Two)

3:30 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Beat Neuenschwander, Berner Fachhochschule Technik und Informatik (Switzerland) and Xianfan Xu, Purdue Univ. (United States)

3:35 pm: Announcement of the 3D Printing, Fabrication, and Manufacturing Best Paper Award
Henry Helvajian, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
VCSEL: born small and grown big (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11263-301
Author(s): Kenichi Iga, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
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Compact terahertz driven electron and x-ray sources (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11270-302
Author(s): Franz X. Kärtner, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany), Univ. Hamburg (Germany); Dongfang Zhang, Michael Hemmer, Moen Fakhari, Yi Hua, Huseyin Cankaya, Anne-Laure Calendron, Xiaojun Wu, Luis Zapata, Nicholas Matlis, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)
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Accelerators on a Chip: A Path to Attosecond Science (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11265-303
Author(s): Robert L. Byer, Stanford Univ. (United States)
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Tuesday 4 February Show All Abstracts
Session 1: Modelocked VECSELs
Tuesday 4 February 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)
Session Chair:
Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. (Finland)
Tutorial on short pulse generation with VECSELs and MIXSELs (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 11263-1
Author(s): Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Short pulse generation from electrically pumped VECSELs (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-2
Author(s): Nikolai B. Chichkov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom); Anton V. Kovalev, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation); Amit Yadav, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom); Ksenia A. Fedorova, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany); Evgeny A. Viktorov, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation); Edik U. Rafailov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Microscopic modeling of transverse non-equilibrium dynamics in mode-locked VECSELs
Paper 11263-3
Author(s): Samuel McLaren, Isak Kilen, Jerome V. Moloney, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Pseudo mode-locking
Paper 11263-4
Author(s): Esmerando Escoto, Günter Steinmeyer, Max-Born-Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzzeitspektroskopie (Germany)
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Session 2: Specially Designed VECSELs I
Tuesday 4 February 2020
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)
Session Chair:
Jennifer E. Hastie, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Infrared laser threshold magnetometry using diamond NV centers (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-5
Author(s): Yannick Dumeige, Fonctions Optiques pour les Technologies de l'information (France); Jean-Francois Roch, Fabien Bretenaker, Lab. Aimé Cotton (France); Thierry Debuisschert, Thales Research & Technology (France); Victor Acosta, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Christoph Becher, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany); Georgios Chatzidrosos, Arne Wickenbrok, Lykourgos Bougas, Alexander Wilzewski, Dmitry Budker, Johannes Gutenberg Univ. Mainz (Germany)
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Tantalum pentoxide waveguides for spectral broadening of vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers (Conference Presentation)
Paper 11263-6
Author(s): Jonathan R. C. Woods, Jake Daykin, Amy S. K. Tong, Cosimo Lacava, Periklis Petropoulos, Anne C. Tropper, Peter Horak, James S. Wilkinson, Vasilis Apostolopoulos, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
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Generation and stabilization of continuous wave THz emission from a bi-color VECSEL
Paper 11263-7
Author(s): Thibault A. G. Bondaz, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Alexandre Laurain, Finisar Corp. (United States); Jerome V. Moloney, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States); John G. McInerney, Univ. College Cork (Ireland)
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Thorough investigation of mode-coupling in VECSELs: Towards robust dual-frequency operation of a single-axis laser (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-8
Author(s): Mehdi Alouini, Gaelle Brevalle, Salvatore Pes, Cyril Paranthoën, Mathieu Perrin, Christophe Levallois, Cyril Hamel, Herve Folliot, Univ. de Rennes 1 (France); Arthur Vallet, Laurent Chusseau, Univ. de Montpellier (France); Alexandru Mereuta, Andrei Caliman, Elyahou Kapon, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Session 3: Single Frequency
Tuesday 4 February 2020
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)
Session Chair:
Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Longitudinal scaling of VECSEL output power maintaining narrow linewidth (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-9
Author(s): Yushi Kaneda, Dustin Mitten, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Michael Hart, Stephen H. Warner, Hart Scientific Consulting International LLC (United States); Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Mircea Guina, Vexlum Ltd. (Finland)
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High-power single-frequency intracavity doubled VECSEL at 589 nm for sodium guidestar
Paper 11263-10
Author(s): Steven E. Rako, Gregory J. Fetzer, Cory Baumgarten, Arete Associates (United States); Sandy Sandalphon, Cinnabar Optics LLC (United States); Céline d’Orgeville, The Australian National Univ. (Australia); Steven Floyd, Luke Hill, Nathan Woody, Arete Associates (United States); Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Mircea Guina, Vexlum Ltd. (Finland)
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Spectroscopy of cold Strontium atoms with a sub-kHz linewidth AlGaInP semiconductor disk laser (Conference Presentation)
Paper 11263-11
Author(s): Paulo Hisao Moriya, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom); Shengnan Zhang, The Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom); Peter Schlosser, Fraunhofer UK Ctr. for Applied Photonics (United Kingdom); Yeshpal Singh, Kai Bongs, The Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom); Jennifer E. Hastie, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
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Engineering SDL systems for single-frequency applications (Conference Presentation) (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-12
Author(s): Peter Schlosser, Craig Hunter, Brynmor Jones, Loyd McKnight, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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Low noise tunable integrated semiconductor laser: Dynamic instability and route to single frequency operation
Paper 11263-13
Author(s): Arnaud Garnache, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, Univ. de Montpellier, CNRS (France); Baptiste Chomet, Ecole Normale Supérieure, CNRS (France); Laurence Ferrières, Innoptics SAS (France); Nathan Vigne, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, CNRS (France); Grégoire Beaudoin, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France); Mohamed Seghilani, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Canada); Mikhaël Myara, Stéphane Blin, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, CNRS (France); Luc Legratiet, Isabelle Sagnes, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France); Philippe Lalanne, Lab. Photonique, Numérique et Nanosciences, Institut d'Optique Graduate School, CNRS (France); Vincent Lecocq, Stéphane Denet, Innoptics SAS (France)
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VECSELs 10th Anniversary Panel: Future Directions for Research and Applications
Tuesday 4 February 2020
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)

Moderator:
Jennifer E. Hastie, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)

Panelists:
Juan L. Chilla, Coherent, Inc. (United States)
Arnaud Garnache, Univ. de Montpellier (France)
Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. (Finland)
Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Jerome V. Moloney, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States)
Wolfgang Stolz, NAsP III/V GmbH (Germany)
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Session 4: Materials
Wednesday 5 February 2020
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)
Session Chair:
Eli Kapon, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Progress towards transfer printing of II-VI and III-V DBR-free VECSELs
Paper 11263-14
Author(s): George A. Chappell, Benoit Guilhabert, Ian M. Watson, Martin D. Dawson, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom); Maria C. Tamargo, The City College of New York (United States); Jennifer E. Hastie, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
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A membrane external-cavity surface-emitting laser (MECSEL) with emission around 825 nm
Paper 11263-15
Author(s): Hoy-My Phung, Hermann Kahle, Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Patrik Rajala, Sanna Ranta, Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. (Finland)
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SWIR MECSEL emitting above 1600 nm
Paper 11263-16
Author(s): Artur Broda, Bartosz Jezewski, Iwona Sankowska, Krzysztof Czuba, Aleksandr Kuzmicz, Jan Muszalski, Institute of Electron Technology (Poland)
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High-power InAs quantum dot VECSEL with fundamental mode emission at 1.5 µm (Conference Presentation)
Paper 11263-18
Author(s): Kostiantyn Nechay, Tampere Univ. (Finland); Alexandru Mereuta, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Cyril Paranthoën, Gaelle Brevalle, Christophe Levallois, Mehdi Alouini, Nicolas Chevalier, Univ. de Rennes 1 (France); Grigore Suruceanu, Andrei Caliman, LakeDiamond S.A. (Switzerland); Eli Kapon, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Mircea Guina, Tampere Univ. (Finland)
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Session 5: Specially Designed VECSELs II
Wednesday 5 February 2020
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)
Session Chair:
Vasilis Apostolopoulos, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Spatially modeless semiconductor laser cavity for the generation of spatio-temporal localized structures (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-19
Author(s): Nathan Vigne, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, Univ. de Montpellier, CNRS (France); Adrian Bartolo, Institut de Physique de Nice, Univ. Cote d'Azur, CNRS (France); Grégoire Beaudoin, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France); Julien Javaloyes, Univ. de les Illes Balears (Spain); Svetlana V. Gurevich, Institut für Theoretische Physik (Germany); Mathias Marconi, Institut de Physique de Nice, CNRS (France); Isabelle Sagnes, Ctr. de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS (France); Mikhaël Myara, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, Univ. de Montpellier, CNRS (France); Massimo Giudici, Institut de Physique de Nice, CNRS (France); Arnaud Garnache, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes, Univ. de Montpellier, CNRS (France)
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Comb tooth resolved MIR spectroscopy using a VECSEL frequency comb and a virtually-imaged phased array spectrometer (Invited Paper)
Paper 11263-20
Author(s): Robert Rockmore, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States); Ricky Gibson, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); R. Jason Jones, Jerome V. Moloney, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States)
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Advances in low threshold VECSELs for direct solar pumping
(Canceled)
Paper 11263-21
Author(s):
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VECSELs Best Student Paper Award Ceremony
Wednesday 5 February 2020
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Room 208 (Level 2 South)

Note Schedule Change: Award Ceremony moved to 11:20 AM.

Award presented by Juan L. Chilla, Coherent, Inc. (United States)

Award Sponsor:
Conference Committee
Conference Chair
  • Jennifer E. Hastie, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)

Program Committee
Program Committee continued...
  • Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
  • Walter Lubeigt, M Squared Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • Jerome V. Moloney, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States)
  • Wolfgang Stolz, NAsP III/V GmbH (Germany)
  • Anne C. Tropper, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
  • Keith G. Wilcox, Univ. of Dundee (United Kingdom)

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