1st OCL-TP Work­shop No­vem­ber 2014

On 17-18th November, the 1st International Workshop between the "Optical Communication Lab" (OCL, member of RBNI) and the Department "Technological Physics" (TP, INA, Member of CINSaT) took place under framework of long-term cooperation agreement between the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion, Haifa, Israel) and the University of Kassel.

 

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Meeting Agenda:

 

Day 1

 

Time

Topic

Speaker

Talks

08h30

Leaving hotel

 

 

09h00

Welcome note

J.P. Reithmaier

(5' talk)

 

09h05

Introduction to purpose and organisation of workshop

Gadi + Hans-Peter

(10' talk)

 

09h15

Overview of TP activities

Hans-Peter Reithmaier

(25' talk, 5' discussion)

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09h45

Overview of OCL activities

Gadi Eisenstein

(25' talk, 5' discussion)

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10h15

Break 

All

(15' discussion)

 

Session on "Epitaxy of high-density QD material" 

10h30

Growth optimization for QD layers dedicated for high-speed lasers

Saddam Banyoudeh

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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11h00

QD laser material for wavelength tuning and narrow linewidth emission

Vitalii Sichkovskyi

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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Session on "Narrow linewidth lasers" 

11h30

QD reference lasers for coherent communication

Annette Becker

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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12h00

Dynamics of VCSELs for data com and linewidth measurements

Ori Eyal

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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12h30

Lunch (Mensa)

 

 

Session on "High-speed lasers" 

13h30

High-speed modelling and characterization

Gadi Eisenstein

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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14h00

Prospects for high-speed lasers based on integrated short cavity design 

Alireza Abdollahinia

(20' discussion, , 10' discussion)

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14h30

Quantum coupled systems to enhance the modulation speed of QD lasers – the QuCoS project

Vitalii Sichkovskyi

(10' talk,5' discussion)

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14h45

Break

 

 

Session on "Quantum Information Technology" 

15h00

Introduction to quantum communication networks and results on single photon emitters

Mohamed Benyoucef

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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15h30

Low-density QD growth on InP

Matusala Yacob

(15' discussion, , 5' discussion)

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15h45

Site-controlled QDs growth

Patrick Krawiec

(15' talk,5' discussion)

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16h00

Coherent effects in SOAs

Ouri Karni

(20' talk,10' discussion)

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16h30

NV centres in nano-crystalline diamond structures

Cyril Popov

(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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17h00

Break 

17h15

Lab tour

Session on "Light propagation and localization in nanostructured materials"

18h15

High-speed optical switches – joint activities with Thales

Hans-Peter Reithmaier

(20' discussion, , 10' discussion)

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18h45

Photonic crystal waveguides

Gadi Eisenstein

(20' talk,5' discussion)

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19h15

Propagation of pulses in negative index metal materials

Akhilesh Mishra

(20' talk,5' discussion)

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19h45

Transfer to dinner place

20h15

Dinner in restaurant Konoba "Zum Ritter"

 

Day 2

Time

Topic

Speaker

Talks

08h30

Leaving hotel

 

 

 

Session on "New Materials and Devices "

 

 

09h00

III-V epitaxy on silicon

Mohamed Benyoucef
(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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09h30

Recent work on high-density III-V QDs on silicon

Marc Wolf
(10' talk, 10' discussion)

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09h50

Fibre phase sensitive amplifiers and multi-wavelength OPOs

Alex Gershikov
(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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10h20

Break

 

 

10h40

MIM diodes based on high-k dielectrics

Revathy Padmanabhan
(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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11h10

Optically sensitive memories and ultra-sensitive UV detectors based on high-k dielectric stacks and metal nano particles

Gadi Eisenstein
(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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11h40

Multi-electrode arrays as neuron interface

Alexandra Voss
(20' talk, 10' discussion)

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12h10

Lunch (Mensa)

 

 

 

Discussion Session

 

 

13h10

Planning for on-going cooperations + joint publications + person exchanges

All
(60' discussion)

 

14h10

Development of new ideas + new project applications

All
(60' discussion)

 

14h40

Planning of next meeting in Haifa

Gadi +All
(60' discussion)

 

14h55

Closing remarks

Gadi + Hans-Peter
 

 

15h00

End of core part of the meeting

For PhD students and postdoc

 

 

For PhD students and postdoc

 

 

15h00

Individual discussions at different locations (offices, labs, seminar room)

 

 

18h00

Traveling to Berlin