Cleo Focus Meeting
Mo.3.7.114:00Invitedadd Mo.3.7.1 to agenda
microresonator based optical frequency combs and ultra short solitons
"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. "
Mo.3.7.214:30add Mo.3.7.2 to agenda
Mid-Infrared Octave Spanning Frequency Comb Generation in Silicon Microrings
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.
Mo.3.7.314:45add Mo.3.7.3 to agenda
Coherent Excitation of a Nonlinear Silicon Microcavity
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.
Mo.3.7.415:00add Mo.3.7.4 to agenda
Resolving Light Spin with a Silicon Microdisk Nanoantenna
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.
Mo.3.7.515:15add Mo.3.7.5 to agenda
Silicon Germanium Platform Enabling Mid-Infrared to Near-Infrared Conversion for Telecom and Sensing Applications
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.
Tu.1.7.108:30Invitedadd Tu.1.7.1 to agenda
Physics and Applications of Random Lasers
A random laser is an unconventional laser that utilizes multiple light scattering in a disordered gain medium for optical feedback and confinement. I review the unique characteristic of the random laser and its potential applications in parallel imaging and projection.
Tu.1.7.209:00add Tu.1.7.2 to agenda
25-Gbit/s Direct Modulation of Photonic-Crystal Lasers with a 10.5-fJ/bit Energy Cost for On/Off-Chip Optical Interconnects
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.
Tu.1.7.309:15add Tu.1.7.3 to agenda
A reconfigurable and regenerative memory for optical phase bits
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.
Tu.1.7.409:30add Tu.1.7.4 to agenda
Build-up Analysis of an RSOA-based Self?seeded Transmitter
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
Tu.1.7.509:45add Tu.1.7.5 to agenda
On-chip optical pulse shaper for arbitrary waveform generation using optical gradient force
" 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. "
Tu.4.7.116:15Invitedadd Tu.4.7.1 to agenda
Advances in Photonics Quantum Information Science
This talk will review recent advances in pair photon sources multiphoton interference and deterministic entanglement generation commenting on prospects for scalable quantum computation
Tu.4.7.216:45add Tu.4.7.2 to agenda
Generation of Correlated Photon Pairs by Spontaneous Four-Wave Mixing in Liquid-Core Microstructured Fibres
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.
Tu.4.7.317:00add Tu.4.7.3 to agenda
Integrated AlGaAs sources of quantum correlated photon pairs
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.
Tu.4.7.417:15add Tu.4.7.4 to agenda
On-Chip Generation and Demultiplexing of Quantum Correlated Photons Using Silicon-Silica Monolithic Waveguide Platform
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.
Tu.4.7.517:30add Tu.4.7.5 to agenda
Entanglement Generation and Routing in Optical Networks
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.
We.3.7.114:00Invitedadd We.3.7.1 to agenda
Metamaterial Fibres - Hyperlenses and Beyond
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.
We.3.7.214:30add We.3.7.2 to agenda
Multiple Four-Wave Mixing in Optical Fibres
We propose a general formulation to derive the set of equations of a multiple four-wave mixing process involving any number N of waves, equally spaced in frequency. We compare the model with experimental results for N=6 and find excellent agreement
We.3.7.314:45add We.3.7.3 to agenda
Optical Flip-Flop Memory and Routing Operation Based on Polarization Bistability in Optical Fiber
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.
We.3.7.415:00add We.3.7.4 to agenda
Observation of Manakov Polarization Modulation Instability in the Normal Dispersion Regime of Randomly Birefringent Telecom Optical Fiber
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.
We.3.7.515:15add We.3.7.5 to agenda
Tunable DC-60 GHz RF Generation Based on a Dual Loop Brillouin Optoelectronic Oscillator
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
P.8.115:45add P.8.1 to agenda
Numerical Investigation into the Dynamics of Externally-Injected, Gain-Switched Lasers for Optical Comb Generation
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.
P.8.215:45add P.8.2 to agenda
Topological Dissipative Solitons in Semiconductor Lasers
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.
P.8.315:45add P.8.3 to agenda
M-ary Phase Shift Keying Receiver Beating the Standard Quantum Limit for any Signal Power
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
ECOC 2014 EXHIBITION
22 - 24 September 2014
ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING
PRYSMIAN GROUP - DRAKA
THALES ALENIA SPACE
CNOP - COMITE NATIONALE D'OPTIQUE ET DE PHOTONIQUE
IEEE PHOTONICS SOCIETY
OPTITEC - POLE PHOTONIQUE & IMAGERIE
SEE - SOCIETE DE L'ELECTRONIQUE DE L'ELECTRICITE ET DES TECHNOLOGIES DE L'INFORMATION
SFO - SOCIETE FRANCAISE D'OPTIQUE
UNIVERSITE DE NICE SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS