TechConnect World 2018

Photonic Materials & Devices

Photonic Materials & Devices

Posters Due: March 30, 2018 (poster consideration only)

Symposium Chair

Loucas TsakalakosLoucas Tsakalakos
Technology Platform Leader
GE Global Research

Key Speakers

Benjamin L. MillerChemical and Biological Sensing on the AIM Photonics Platform
Benjamin L. Miller
Professor, Academic Lead, AIM Photonics, University of Rochester Medical Center

Gilles S.C. LamantIntegrated Electro-Photonics Design Platform - A multi-physics, multi-fabrics system design solution
Gilles S.C. Lamant
Distinguished Engineer, Cadence Design Systems

Alexandra  Wright-GladsteinAlexandra Wright-Gladstein
Co-Founder and CEO
Ayar Labs, Inc.

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 14

10:30Photonics Devices
1:30Photonics Materials

Tuesday May 15

1:30Photonics Sensors
4:00Photonic Materials & Devices: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

10:30Photonics Devices
10:30Integrated Electro-Photonics Design Platform - A multi-physics, multi-fabrics system design solution (invited presentation)
G. Lamant, Cadence Design Systems, US
10:55TBA (invited presentation)
A. Wright-Gladstein, Ayar Labs, Inc., US
11:20Fabrication of Field-Sequential Color Display Using Predesigned Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals
C-Y Liu, Y-S Zhange, J-H Liu, UC Berkeley, US
11:40Ferroelectric Mid-IR Integrated Photonics Using Epitaxial Barium Titanate Thin Films
P.T. Lin, Texas A&M University, US
12:00Design of 160-Channel Si3N4 based AWG-Spectrometer for Medical Applications
D. Seyringer, C. Burtscher, J. Edlinger, A. Maese-Novo, P. Muellner, R. Hainberger, J. Kraft, G. Koppitsch, G. Meinhardt and M. Sagmeister, Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, AT
12:20Mobile holographic sensor for the detection of herpes simplex virus
A. Ray, M. Daloglu, J. Ho, E. McLeod, A. Ozcan, University of California Los Angeles, US
1:30Photonics Materials
1:30Electrochemical Nanoimprinting of Silicon: A Direct Patterning Approach
B. Azeredo, Arizona State University, US
1:50Plasmonic metasurfaces with tunable gap and collective SPR modes
M. Haftel, C. Eagan, A.O. Pinchuk, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, US
2:10Giant Enhancement of the Chiro-Optic Response of Chiral Plasmonic Media using Structured Light
I.V.A.K. Reddy, V. Sukhotskiy, A. Baev, E.P. Furlani, P.N. Prasad, J.W. Haus, University at Buffalo SUNY, US
2:30Enhanced Solar Spectrum Confinement for Photo-Voltaic Cells Investigated
M. Iqbal, M. Iqbal, Air University, Islamabad, PK
2:50Numerical Modelling of a Sinusoidal Grating-Based Surface Plasmon Coupled Emission Biosensor
V. Sukhotskiy, N.C. Cady, I.V.A.K. Reddy, E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo SUNY, US
3:10Real-Time Density Functional Tight Binding: A New Computational Tool for Probing Electronic Properties of Plasmonic Systems
B.M. Wong, University of California, Riverside, US

Tuesday May 15

1:30Photonics Sensors
1:30Photonics & Sensing at GE Global Research (invited presentation)
L. Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, US
1:55Chemical and Biological Sensing on the AIM Photonics Platform (invited presentation)
B. Miller, University of Rochester Medical Center, US
2:20Magnetic Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Composite Nanoparticles for In-situ Optical Sensing and Nanoprobes Applications
S. Chang, S. Eichmann, W. Yun, M. Poitzsch, W. Wang, Aramco Research Center–Boston, US
2:40SERS Detection of DNA-Bound Methylthioninium Chloride on Gold Coated Substrates.
M.R. Shattique, M. Stepanova, Missouri State University, US
3:00Computational sensing with mobile optical readers designed by machine learning
Z.S. Ballard, D. Shir, A. Bhardwaj, S. Bazargan, S. Sathianathan, A. Ozcan, University of California, Los Angeles, US
3:20Deep Learning Improves Smartphone Microscopy Using a Convolutional Neural Network
Y. Rivenson, H. Ceylan Koydemir, H. Wang, Z. Wei, Z. Ren, H. Günaydın, Y. Zhang, Z. Göröcs, K. Liang, D. Tseng, A. Ozcan, UCLA, US
4:00Photonic Materials & Devices: Posters
Resuable Moth-Eye nano-patterned PDMS sticker with a versatile function of coating for photovoltaics.
A. Jung, S. Cho, H. Kim, H.Y. Lee, Y.H. Ghymn, SOOMBI Co., Ltd., KR
Effects of Heat Treatment of ZnS Nanoparticles Prepared by Hydrothermal Synthesis on Microstructure and Optical Properties in Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)
Y.W. Hong, S.Y. Yeo, J.H. Paik, J.H. Cho, Y.H. Jeong, J.S. Yun, W.I. Park, Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering & Technology, KR
Modeling of Photoelectric Properties of Silicon Carbide Nanowires
Y.A. Ali, A. Uzun, K. Teker, Istanbul Sehir University, TR
Fabrication of Tapering Optical fiber coated with Chitosan-Gold nanoparticles and Application to SERS-based Biosensor
H-S Yoon, I-J Kang, Gachon University, KR
Visible-Blind Ultraviolet Photodetectors Based on NiO/ZnO NRs with Poly-(N-vinylcarbazole) Intermediate Layer
D-W Huang, H-P Lin, D-C Perng, National Cheng Kung University, TW
High-Performance UV-Sensitive Organic Phototransistors Based on Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b' ]dithiophene Dimers Linked with Unsaturated Bonds 
G. Zhao, J. Liu, Q. Meng, D. Ji, X. Zhang, Y. Zou, Y. Zhen, H. Dong, W. Hu, Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute, CN
Diffraction gratings fabricated by tip-based nanolithography
J-W Jang, Pukyong National University, KR

This symposium is focused on novel photonic technologies and materials, and their use in the commercial space for various advanced applications. The symposium highlights industrial applications of photonics as well as emerging technologies within the research community that are poised to make the transition from the lab to applications. The event connects scientist and engineers around the country and world working in photonics or adjacent technologies for possible collaboration.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Micro/Nano Photonics
  • Metamaterials
  • Plasmonics
  • On-Chip/Integrated Photonic Devices
  • Photonic Circuits
  • Fiber Optics
  • Data Communications
  • Photonic Sensors
  • Novel Light Sources
  • Novel Detectors
  • Photonics Manufacturing
  • Photonic Components
  • Photonic Systems& Applications
  • Photonics Materials Commercialization
  • Other
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