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Cleo Focus Meeting

14:00 - 15:45

Rédaction 2

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Signal Processing Effects in Microstructures

chair : Cao Hui, Yale University, USA

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microresonator based optical frequency combs and ultra short solitons

Tobias Kippenberg - EPFL, Lausane, Switzerland

"The generation of optical frequency combs in microresonators will be reviewed, enabling on-chip integration of combs with GHz repetition rates. Recent experiments that demonstrate the generation of solitons are describes and the application of these combs for coherent communication reviewed. "

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Mid-Infrared Octave Spanning Frequency Comb Generation in Silicon Microrings

Tobias Hansson - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy Daniele Modotto - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy Stefan Wabnitz - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy

We numerically show that octave-spanning Kerr frequency comb generation in the MIR spectral region may be obtained from planar microring resonators, by combining analytical dispersion engineering with generalized nonlinear envelope equation simulations of the temporal frequency comb dynamics.

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Coherent Excitation of a Nonlinear Silicon Microcavity

Nicolas Dubreuil - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris Sud, Palaiseau, France Jérémy Oden - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris Sud, Palaiseau, France Samuel Felipe Serna Otalvaro - Institut d Marc Hanna - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris Sud, Palaiseau, France Charles Caer - Institut d Xavier Le Roux - Institut d Christophe Sauvan - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris Sud, Palaiseau, France Stéphane Trebaol - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris Sud, Palaiseau, France Philippe Delaye - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris Sud, Palaiseau, France Eric Cassan - Institut d

The coherent excitation of a microcavity resonance leading to an enhanced nonlinear interaction is experimentally demonstrated for the first time. A tailored chirped pulse maintains the cavity enhancement effect, despite the resonance nonlinear frequency shift.

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Resolving Light Spin with a Silicon Microdisk Nanoantenna

Francisco J. Rodruiguez-Fortuño - Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Isaac Barber-Sanz - Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Daniel Puerto - Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Amadeu Griol - Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Alejandro Martinez - Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

We demonstrate a non-chiral photonic nanostructure that distinguishes the handedness of circularly polarized light. The device - a silicon microdisk coupled to two waveguides - drives photons with opposite spins towards different output waveguides with contrast ratios over 18 dB.

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Silicon Germanium Platform Enabling Mid-Infrared to Near-Infrared Conversion for Telecom and Sensing Applications

Adonis Bogris - Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece Alexandros Kapsalis - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece Kamal Hammani - Université de Bourgogne, Bourgogne, France - University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Mohamed Ettatib - University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Mickael Brun - CEA-Leti MINATEC, Grenoble, France Pierre Labeye - CEA-Leti MINATEC, Grenoble, France Sergio Nicoletti - CEA-Leti MINATEC, Grenoble, France Periklis Pertropoulos - University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Dimitris Syvridis - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

This paper presents the potential of silicon germanium waveguides in the nonlinear conversion of light from mid-infdrared wavelengths to the telecom band utilizing four-wave mixing. Design aspects and first characterization results of fabricated devices are presented.

08:30 - 10:15

Rédaction 2

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Advanced Light Sources and Active Devices

chair : Fabrice Raineri, Lab. of Photonics and Nanostructures & Paris Diderot University, France

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25-Gbit/s Direct Modulation of Photonic-Crystal Lasers with a 10.5-fJ/bit Energy Cost for On/Off-Chip Optical Interconnects

Koji Takeda - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Tomonari Sato - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Takuro Fujii - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Akihiko Shinya - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Eiichi Kuramochi - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Masaya Notomi - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Koichi Hasebe - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Takaaki Kakitsuka - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Shinji Matsuo - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Nanophotonics Center, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

We evaluated high-speed behaviour of electrically driven photonic crystal lasers by direct modulations and found that they had 17.8-GHz 3-dB bandwidth. A 25-Gbit/s eye diagram was also demonstrated with a bias current as low as 150 ?A.

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A reconfigurable and regenerative memory for optical phase bits

Bruno Garbin - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France Julien Javaloyes - Universitat de les Illes Baleares, Mallorca, Spain Giovanna Tissoni - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France Stephane Barland - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France

Future optical networks will require processing of phase and not only intensity encodedinformation. We demonstrate the regeneration and storage of optical phase bits in an experimentaldevice based on semiconductor laser with coherent optical injection and delayed retro-action.

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Build-up Analysis of an RSOA-based Self?seeded Transmitter

Lucia Marazzi - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Paola Parolari - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Marco Brunero - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Anna Mellerio - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Romain Brenot - III-V Lab, Marcoussis, France Mario Martinelli - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

A different approach, focusing both on the power build-up and the optical spectrum build-up  of the RSOA-based self-seeded transmitter, uncovers that steady-state is reached later than expected. Initial roundtrips are analysed to enlighten the mechanism of radiation formation from ASE

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On-chip optical pulse shaper for arbitrary waveform generation using optical gradient force

Shasha Liao - Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China Shucun Min - Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China Jianji Dong - Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

" We propose an on-chip optical pulse shaper using optical gradient force which is based on the eight-path finite impulse response. The phase shift feature of waveguides is analyzed and five typical waveforms are demonstrated with the manipulation of optical force. "

16:15 - 18:00

Rédaction 2

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Advanced Photonic Devices for Quantum Communications

chair : Sara Ducci, Paris Diderot University, Paris

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Generation of Correlated Photon Pairs by Spontaneous Four-Wave Mixing in Liquid-Core Microstructured Fibres

Margaux Barbier - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris-Sud, Palaiseau, France Isabelle Zaquine - LTCI/CNRS, Télécom Paristech, Paris, France Philippe Delaye - Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ Paris-Sud, Palaiseau, France

We experimentally demonstrate the generation of correlated photon pairs in a liquid-core fibre. Thanks to the specific Raman properties of liquids, this original architecture will provide high quantum quality photon pair sources for quantum telecommunications.

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Integrated AlGaAs sources of quantum correlated photon pairs

Guillaume Boucher - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Claire Autebert - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Fabien Boitier - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Andreas Eckstein - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Aristide Lemaitre - Laboratoire de Photonique et Nanostructures, Marcoussis, France Christophe Manquest - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Carlo Sirtori - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Ivan Favero - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Giuseppe Leo - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France Sara Ducci - Laboratoire Materiaux et Phenomenes Quantiques, Paris, France

We report our recent work on integrated AlGaAs sources of bi-photon states operating at room temperature and telecom wavelength. The extreme versatility of the emitted state and the electrical injection make these devices very good candidates for future photon communications.

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On-Chip Generation and Demultiplexing of Quantum Correlated Photons Using Silicon-Silica Monolithic Waveguide Platform

Nobuyuki Matsuda - Nanophotonics Center, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Peter Karkus - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Hidetaka Nishi - Nanophotonics Center, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Tai Tsuchizawa - Nanophotonics Center, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan William J. Munro - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroki Takesue - NTT Basic Research Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Koji Yamada - Nanophotonics Center, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

We demonstrate the generation and demultiplexing of quantum correlated photons on a chip. Photon pairs generated in a nonlinear silicon waveguide are successfully separated into two optical channels of an arrayed-waveguide grating made on a low-nonlinear silica platform.

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Entanglement Generation and Routing in Optical Networks

Andreas Poppe - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria Alex Ciurana - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Florian Hipp - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria Bernhard Schrenk - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria Momtchil Peev - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria Jesús Martínez-Mateo - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Vicente Martin - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

New telecom wavelength sources of polarization entangled photon pairs allow the distribution of entanglement through metro-access networks using standard equipment. This is essential to ease the deployment of future applications that can profit from quantum entanglement, such as quantum cryptography.

14:00 - 15:45

Rédaction 2

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Light Processing with Optical Fibers

chair : Geory Genty, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

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Metamaterial Fibres - Hyperlenses and Beyond

Boris Kuhlmey - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia - Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, School of Physics, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Alessandro Tuniz - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Alexander Argyros - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Simon Fleming - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Fibre drawing can be used to mass-produce metamaterials with designer electromagnetic response, for THz, infrared and beyond. We present a summary of the field, including experimental demonstrations of THz hyperlenses, infrared metamaterial fibres, and the path to shorter wavelengths.

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Optical Flip-Flop Memory and Routing Operation Based on Polarization Bistability in Optical Fiber

Pierre Yves Bony - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Massimiliano Guasoni - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Elie Assemat - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Stéphane Pitois - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Dominique Sugny - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Antonio Picozzi - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Hans Jauslin - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Julien Fatome - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France

A polarization bistability and hysteresis cycle phenomenon is demonstrated in optical fibers thanks to a counter-propagating four-wave mixing interaction. Based on this process, we successfully report the proof-of-principle of an optical flip-flop memory and a 10-Gbit/s routing operation.

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Observation of Manakov Polarization Modulation Instability in the Normal Dispersion Regime of Randomly Birefringent Telecom Optical Fiber

Bertrand Kibler - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Benoit Frisquet - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Philippe Morin - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Julien Fatome - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Fabio Baronio - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy Matteo Conforti - Université de Lille, Lille, France Guy Millot - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Stefan Wabnitz - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy

We present the first experimental observation of cross-polarization modulation activated modulation instability in the normal dispersion regime of a randomly birefringent telecom optical fiber. The instability is induced by two wavelength-division-multiplexed and orthogonally polarized pumps.

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Tunable DC-60 GHz RF Generation Based on a Dual Loop Brillouin Optoelectronic Oscillator

Huanfa Peng - Peking University, Beijing, China Tao Sun - Peking University, Beijing, China Cheng Zhang - Peking University, Beijing, China Xiaopeng Xie - Peking University, Beijing, China Peng Guo - Peking University, Beijing, China Lixin Zhu - Peking University, Beijing, China Weiwei Hu - Peking University, Beijing, China Zhangyuan Chen - Peking University, Beijing, China

Tunable RF generation from DC to 60 GHz based on dual loop Brillouin Optoelectronic oscillator is experimentally demonstrated. Frequency and power stability is improved compared with single loop

15:45 - 18:00

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Cleo Focus Meeting

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Numerical Investigation into the Dynamics of Externally-Injected, Gain-Switched Lasers for Optical Comb Generation

Sean O Duill - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Rui Zhou - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Prince Anandarajah - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Liam Barry - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

We present simulation results of the nonlinear dynamics of externally-injected, gain-switched laser comb sources. We implement a fully-stochastic laser model and highlight the trade-off between the number of comb lines and the noise properties of the comb.

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Topological Dissipative Solitons in Semiconductor Lasers

François Gustave - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France Lorenzo Columbo - Universita degli Studi e Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy - Universita dell Massimo Giudici - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France Othmane Mouane - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France Massimo Brambilla - Universita degli Studi e Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy Franco Prati - Universita dell Giovanna Tissoni - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France Bryan Kelleher - Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland Boguslaw Tykalewicz - Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland Stephane Barland - Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, Nice, France

We analyze the formation of non dispersive solitary waves along the propagation dimensionof a ring semiconductor laser with coherent forcing. We measure their phase dynamics and show thatthey can host a topological charge.

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M-ary Phase Shift Keying Receiver Beating the Standard Quantum Limit for any Signal Power

Christian R. Mueller - Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany - Department of Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany Andreas Leven - Bell Labs Germany - Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Stuttgart, Germany Henning Bülow - Bell Labs Germany - Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Stuttgart, Germany Laurent Schmalen - Bell Labs Germany - Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Stuttgart, Germany Gerd Leuchs - Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany - Department of Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany Christoph Marquadt - Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany - Department of Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

We analyze a novel quantum receiver for M-ary phase-shift keyed signals that outperforms the standard quantum limit for any signal power. We provide a detailed analysis of its robustness against realistic imperfections and discuss the achievable mutual information.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR AUTHORS:

Deadline for postdeadline papers submission
Monday 8 September, 2014 at 23:59 CEST (time of Cannes)

Monday 22 September, 2014: Author notification of acceptance/reject

ECOC 2014 CONFERENCE

21 - 25 September 2014

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22 - 24 September 2014

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