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2008 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

March 24-28, 2008 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jeffrey C. Gelpey, Robert J. Hamers, Paul Muralt, Christine A. Orme

Symposium K : Materials and Devices for Laser Remote Sensing and Optical Communication

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Farzin Amzajerdian NASA/Langley Research Center
Astrid Aksnes Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Nasser Peyghambarian University of Arizona
K1: Fiber Optics Lasers and Amplifiers
Session Chairs
Farzin Amzajerdian
Nasser Peyghambarian
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **K1.1
Enhancing Light-Matter Interactions with Photonic Crystal Fibres and Related Structures

Philip Russell 1
1 , University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany

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10:00 AM - **K1.2
Microstructured Soft Glass Fibers for Advanced Fiber Lasers.

Axel Schulzgen 1 , Li Li 1 , Shigeru Suzuki 1 , Xiushan Zhu 1 , Valery Temyanko 1 , Jacques Albert 2 , Nasser Peyghambarian 1
1 College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 2 Department of Electronics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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10:30 AM - **K1.3
Current Progress in 2-Micron Fiber Lasers.

Shibin Jiang 1
1 , AdValue Photonics Inc, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - K1.4
Efficient High Power ns Pulsed Fiber Laser for Lidar and Laser Communications.

Jian Liu 1
1 , PolarOnyx, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, United States

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11:45 AM - **K1.5
High Power Ultrafast Fiber Lasers.

Martin Fermann 1
1 , IMRA America Inc., 1044 Woodridge Av., Michigan, United States

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K3: Photodetection Devices II
Session Chairs
Michael Shur
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **K3.1
HgCdTe Electron-Initiated Avalanche Photodiodes (e-APDs)

Marion Reine 1
1 , BAE Systems, Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - **K3.2
Quantum Well and Quantum Dot Based Detector Arrays for Infrared Imaging.

Sarath Gunapala 1
1 Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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3:30 PM - K3.3
Solution Processed Quantum Dot Photodetectors for Visible and Short Infrared Wavelength Applications.

Gerasimos Konstantatos 1 , Jason Clifford 1 , Larissa Levina 1 , Edward Sargent 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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3:45 PM - **K3.4
Infrared detector activities at NASA Langley Research Center.

M. Nurul Abedin 1 , Tamer Refaat 2 , Oleg Sulima 3 , Farzin Amzajerdian 1
1 , NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton , Virginia, United States, 2 , Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 3 , University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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4:15 PM - K3
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4:45 PM - K3.5
Enhancing the Dynamic Photo-response Property of ZnO Based Ultraviolet-detecting Transistor with Polymer Gate Dielectric by UV Treatment.

Kimoon Lee 1 , Ki-tae Kim 1 , Min Suk Oh 1 , Jeong Min Choi 1 , Do Kyung Hwang 1 , Seongil Im 1
1 Institute of Physics and Applied Physics, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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5:00 PM - K3.6
Theoretical Analysis and Preliminary Experimental Results on the Suitability of InNxSb1-x for the Long-wavelength Infrared Detector Applications.

Alex Freundlich 1 , L. Bhusal 1 , A. Fotkatzikis 1 , A. Alemu 1 , C. Rajapaksha 1
1 Center for Advanced Materials, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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5:15 PM - K3.7
Novel Intra-band Photodetectors for Standing Electro-magnetic Wave Sampling.

Sindy Hauguth-Frank 1 , Vadim Lebedev 1 , Katja Tonisch 1 , Florentina Niebelschutz 1 , Hans-Joachim Buechner 2 , Gerd Jaeger 2 , Oliver Ambacher 3
1 Institute of Micro- and Nanotechnologies, Technical University Ilmenau, Ilmenau Germany, 2 Institute of Measurement and Sensor Technology, Technical University Ilmenau, Ilmenau Germany, 3 , Fraunhofer Institute for Solid State Physics, Freiburg Germany

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5:30 PM - K3.8
Recent Development in High Performance APD and ROIC at Raytheon Vision Systems.

Jinxue Wang 1 , Michael Jack 1 , Steven Bailey 1 , James Asbrock 1
1 , Raytheon Vision Systems, Goleta, California, United States

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2008-03-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Farzin Amzajerdian NASA/Langley Research Center
Astrid Aksnes Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Nasser Peyghambarian University of Arizona
K7: Semiconductor Lasers and Pump Arrays I
Session Chairs
Martin Fermann
Thursday AM, March 27, 2008
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **K7.1
Electrically Pumped Photonic Crystal Distributed Feedback Quantum Cascade Lasers.

Manijeh Razeghi 1 , Yanbo Bai 1 , Philippe Sung 1 , Steven Slivken 1 , Shaban Darvish 1
1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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10:00 AM - **K7.2
Mid-ir to THz Quantum Cascade Lasers: State-of-the-art and Applications to Chemical Sensing.

Federico Capasso 1
1 SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge , Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - **K7.3
Development of Low-Cost Multi-Watt Yellow Lasers using InGaAs/GaAs Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers

Mahmoud Fallahi 1 , Li Fan 1 , Chris Hessenius 1 , Joerg Hader 2 , Hongbo Li 2 , Jerome Moloney 2 , Wolfgang Stolz 3 , Stephan Kock 3 , James Murray 4 , Robert Bedford 5
1 College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 2 Arizona Center for Mathematical Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 3 , Philipps Universität Marburg, Marburg Germany, 4 , Areté Associates, Longmont, Colorado, United States, 5 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **K7.4
Quantum Design of Active Semiconductor Materials for Targeted Wavelengths.

Jerome Moloney 1 3 4 , Joerg Hader 1 3 , Stephan Koch 2
1 , Nonlinear Control Strategies, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 3 College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 4 Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 2 Physics Department, University of Marburg, Marburg Germany

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12:00 PM - **K7.5
> 1 Watt, 1550 nm and 1064 nm, Single Mode Semiconductor Lasers with Single Frequency Performance for LIDAR and Communications Applications

Paul Rudy 1 , Mark Osowski 1 , Robert Lammert 1 , Jeffrey Ungar 1
1 , QPC Lasers, Inc., Sylmar, California, United States

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12:30 PM - K7.6
Advanced Laser Diode Cooling Concepts

Ryan Feeler 1 , Jeremy Junghans 1 , Greg Kemner 1 , Ed Stephens 1 , Fred Barlow 2 , Aicha Elshabini 2 , Jared Wood 2
1 , Cutting Edge Optronics, St. Charles, Missouri, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States

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12:45 PM - K7.7
High Performance Optically Pumped Antimonide Lasers Operating in the 2.2 to 9.5 μm Range.

Andrew Ongstad 1 , Michael Tilton 2 1 , Greg Dente 3 2 1 , Ron Kaspi 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Boeing, LTS, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 3 , GCD Associates, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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K9: Photonic Structures and Quantum Dot Devices
Session Chairs
Astrid Aksnes
Farzin Amzajerdian
Thursday PM, March 27, 2008
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

4:00 PM - **K9.1
MEMS for Space.

Nico de Rooij 1 , Wilfried Noell 1 , Urs Staufer 1 , Danick Briand 1
1 University of Neuchatel, Institute of Microtechnology, Neuchatel Switzerland

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4:30 PM - K9.2
Wavelength-division Multiplexing/demultiplexing Devices using a-SiC:H Multilayer Heterostuctures.

Manuela Vieira 1 2 , Miguel Fernandes 1 , Paula Louro 1 2 , Alessandro Fantoni 1 , Manuel Vieira 1 3 , Manuel Barata 1 2
1 DEETC, ISEL, Lisbon Portugal, 2 CTS, UNINOVA, Lisbon Portugal, 3 Traffic Dept., CML, Lisbon Portugal

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4:45 PM - K9.3
Embedding Colloidal CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots in TiO2 Thin Films by Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Sueng-Hee Kang 1 , Young-Soo Park 1 , Eui-Tae Kim 1
1 School of Nano Science & Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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5:00 PM - K9.4
Tailoring Quantum Dot Saturable Absorber Mirrors forUltra-Short Pulse Generation.

Matthew Lumb 1 , Edmund Clarke 1 , Raymond Murray 1
1 EXSS Physics, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom

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