Conference Agenda

Topical Meetings and Sessions:

TOM 1 - Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics
TOM 2 - Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics
TOM 3 - Optical System Design, Tolerancing and Manufacturing
TOM 4 - Bio-Medical Optics
TOM 5 - Resonant Nanophotonics
TOM 6 - Optical Materials: crystals, thin films, organic molecules and polymers, syntheses, characterization and devices
TOM 7 - Thermal radiation and energy management
TOM 8 - Nonlinear and Quantum Optics
TOM 9 - Optics at Nanoscale (ONS)
TOM 10 - Optical Microsystems (OMS)
TOM 11 - Waves in Complex Photonic Media
TOM 12 - Optofluidics
TOM 13 - Ultrafast Optical Technologies and Applications
TOM 14 - Advances and Applications of Optics and Photonics
EU Project Session
Early Stage Researcher Session organised by SIOF
Grand Challenges of Photonics Session

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Session Overview
TOM1 S03: Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics; Sensing and mid IR Silicon Photonics
Thursday, 16/Sept/2021:
11:15 - 12:45

Session Chair: Milan Milosevic, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Location: Aula 5

11:15 - 11:45
ID: 149 / TOM1 S03: 1
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Building high-performance integrated optical devices using subwavelength grating metamaterials

Alejandro Sánchez-Postigo1, Pablo Ginel-Moreno1, Alejandro Ortega-Moñux1, J. Gonzalo Wangüemert-Pérez1, Robert Halir1, Daniel Pereira-Martín1, Abdelfettah Hadij-Elhouati1, Jens H. Schmid2, Shurui Wang2, Martin Vachon2, Dan-Xia Xu2, Winnie N. Ye3, Jordi Soler Penadés4,5, Milos Nedeljkovic4, Goran Z. Mashanovich4, Pavel Cheben2, Íñigo Molina-Fernández1

1Telecommunication Research Institute (TELMA), Universidad de Málaga, CEI Andalucía TECH, Louis Pasteur 35, 29010 Málaga, Spain; 2National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road, Bldg. M50, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6, Canada; 3Department of Electronics, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S5B6, Canada; 4Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; 5Currently at VLC Photonics S.L., Valencia, Spain

The use of subwavelength grating structures in silicon waveguides have fuelled the development of integrated optical components with superior performance. By a judicious lithographic patterning of the grating, the optical properties of the synthesized metamaterial can be accurately tailored. In this work, we review our latest advances in subwavelength-grating-engineered silicon and germanium planar devices.

11:45 - 12:15
ID: 265 / TOM1 S03: 2
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Silicon nanostructures for sensing and spectroscopy

Thomas Krauss

University of York, United Kingdom

The scalability of silicon photonics offers major opportunities for the healthcare market, where large volumes and low cost are key attributes. We will discuss applications in immunosensing, where we have used resonant silicon nanostructures to demonstrate pg/ml sensitivity, i.e. as good or better than the ELISA laboratory standard, while being compatible with handheld operation. We also see exciting opportunities in the mid-IR, where silicon photonics has the prospect to play a major role, such as "FTIR on a chip".

12:15 - 12:45
ID: 473 / TOM1 S03: 3
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Broadband silicon photonic mid-infrared devices

Goran Mashanovich, Callum Stirling, Lauren Reid, Chen Wei, Yanli Qi, Yangbo Wu, Zhibo Qu, Georgi Georgiev, Wei Cao, Colin Mitchell, Milos Nedeljkovic

University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Broadband photonic devices are required to realise mid-infrared spectrometers in silicon and germanium,. In this abstract we present broadband waveguides, splitters and detectors. These devices have been fabricated on the silicon-on-insulator and germanium-on-silicon platforms and showed good performance over large wavelength ranges.