Program


Topics


  • IR Detectors and New Material Development 
  • IR Sources, Lasers, Filters, Optics, MEMS 
  • IR Instrument Sub-Systems: Source-Detector, Cooling, Software, Associated Electronics, Production Methods 
  • IR Spectroscopy, Sensing, and Commercial Applications

Schedule


  • 11/7:  5:00 - 7:00 pm, Meet and Greet Cocktail Reception, rooftop patio, Marriott Residence Inn 
  • 11/8:  8:30 registration, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, The Carson Ballroom, The Old Main, ASU Campus.
               Optional ASU Labs Open House
  • 11/8:  6:00 - 9:00 pm, Drinks and Dinner, Gordon Biersch, Tempe. Optional brewery tour 
  • 11/9:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm, The Carson Ballroom, The Old Main, ASU Campus

Tuesday, November 7


 5:00-7:00 Meet and Greet Reception and Early Registration

Wednesday, November 8


8:30-9:00

9:00-9:10

Coffee and Registration

Opening statement and welcoming remarks

 

9:10-10:05

 

Session A: Detectors and New Material Development     

 

 

 

 

Aidan Brooks

LIGO Labs CalTech

The Requirements of 3rd Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors

 

 

 

Raphael Mueller

Fraunhofer IAD Freiberg

Type-II Superlattice Infrared Photodetectors:
From Cryogenic to HOT Operation

 

 

 

Alexander Soibel

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

MWIR nBn Detector for High Temperature Operation

10:05-10:25

Breakout Session A

   

10:25-11:20

 

Session B: Detectors and New Material Development

 

 

 

 

Prof. Maria Tamargo

The City College of New York

II-VI Semiconductor Based Intersubband Devices

 

 

 

Prof. Raphael Tsu

University of North Carolina

Type II Superlattices

 

 

 

Michael Wanke

Sandia National Laboratories

Monolithic Integration of Heterodyne Schottky Diode Mixers and
Quantum Cascade Lasers

11:20-11:40

Breakout Session B

   

11:40-12:15

 

Session C: Detectors and New Material Development

 

 

 

 

Shane Johnson
Arizona State University
Molecular Beam Epitaxy Grown InAsSbBi for Mid- and
Long-Wave Infrared Applications

 

 

 

Elizabeth Steenbergen
Air Force Research Lab
InAs/InAsSb type-II Superlattices Photodetector Applications

 

 

 

Joe Kunsch
Laser Components Germany
Driving Forces Behind New MWIR Detector Research

12:15-1:00

Breakout Session C and Lunch: Sandwiches/Salads

   

1:00-1:55

 

Session D: Spectroscopy, Sensing, Applications

 

 

 

 

Prof. Mark Zondlo
Princeton University
Mid-IR Open Path Systems

 

 

 

Prof. Nilton Renno
University of Michigan
Intelligent Vision Systems- Advanced Icing Detection

 

 

 

Prof. Fred Moshary
City College of New York
Infrared Remote Sensing Application in Urban Areas:
Challenges and Opportunities

1:55-2:15

Breakout Session D

   

2:15-3:10

 

Session E: Spectroscopy and Sensing

 

 

 

 

Prof. Frank Tittel
Rice University
Advances in Laser-Based Trace Gas Sensor Technologies

 

 

 

Chip Marshall
Redshift BioAnalytics
Tunable IR Lasers for Biophysical Characterization of Proteins

 

 

 

Mark Phillips
Pacific Northwest National Lab
Standoff Chemical Plume Detection-Swept-ECQCL Spectroscopy

3:10-3:30

Breakout Session E

   

3:30-4:00

 

Session F: Commercial Applications

 

 

 

 

Shankar Baliga
General Monitors                                 
Super Toughened Glass for Hazardous Locations

 

 

Kevin Ludlum                                  
Spectra Sensors

 

ASU Posters and Labs Overview

4:00-4:20

Breakout Session F

   

4:30-5:30

 

ASU Labs Open House

Nanofab and Center for Photonics Innovation

6:00-9:00

Drinks and Dinner at Gordon Biersch Downtown Tempe

Thursday, November 9


8:45-9:00 Coffee

9:00-9:55

 

Session G: Sources, Lasers, Filters, Optics, MEMs       

 

 

 

 

Prof. Claire Gmachl
Princeton University               
Quantum Cascade Lasers

 

 

 

Antoine Muller
Alpes Lasers
Commercial QCLs

 

Prof. Yu Yao
Arizona State University
Infrared Optoelectronics Based on Active Metasurfaces

 

Breakout Session G

   

10:15-11:10

 

Session H: Sources, Lasers, Filters, Optics, MEMs

 

 

Jerry Meyer
Naval Research Lab
Interband Cascade Lasers, ICLEDs, and Mid-IR Si Photonics
for Spectroscopy

 

Kevin Lascola
Thorlabs Quantum Electronics
Fiber Coupled Interband Cascade Lasers  

 

 

 

Adam Fleisher
NIST
Rapid Gas Metrology using Mid-Infrared Frequency Combs

11:10-11:30 Breakout Session H
   

11:30-12:00

 

Session I: Sources, Lasers, Filters, Optics, MEMs

 

 

 

 

Garrett Cole
Crystalline Mirrors Solutions
Ultralow-Loss Mid-Infrared Interference Coatings via
Substrate Transfer and Direct Bonding

 

 

 

Jason Palidwar          
Iridian
Theory and Applications of Multi Zone IR Filter Arrays

 

 

 

Suleyman Turgut
Luminit
IR Holographic Optics

 

 

Mark Miller
Terahertz Device Corporation

12:00-12:45 Breakout Session I and Lunch: Barbeque Buffet
   

12:45-1:30

 

Session J: Optical Fibers and Detectors

 

 

 

 

Jason Kriesel
Opto-Knowledge Systems
Recent Advances in Hollow Mid-Infrared Fiber Optics

 

 

 

Oseas Alvarez
IRFlex
Latest Advances in Mid-Infrared Optical Fibers and Devices

 

 

 

Sarath Gunapala
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Focal Plane Arrays

1:30-1:50

Breakout Session J

   

1:50-2:20

 

Session K: Detector Developments

 

 

 

 

Dariusz Wojnowski
VIGO Systems
Recent IR Detector Developments, 3-16 microns

 

 

 

Hervé Copin                 
Xenics
2048-element InGaAs Arrays with 400 kHz Line Rate

2:20-2:35

Breakout Session K

   

2:35-3:00

Laser Components Panel Discussion: Looking to the future

 

Davorin Babic, Director of R&D
IR Emitter Choices: Compare and Contrast

 

Dragan Grubisic, GM IR Detector Business
Using Research to Advance InGaAs Array Performance

 

Justin Jensen, Lead R&D Engineer Pyroelectrics
Differential Pyroelectric Detector Performance Data

  Larry Johnson, Lead Salt Detector Specialist
Next Generation PbSe Research - The State of the Art
   

3:00

Closing Statements and Poster Session Awards

Note: Each session will have 3-4 speakers. During the breakout sessions, the speakers will each go to a specified audio/visual display area to continue their topic discussions with interested attendees. This will be the time to make connections and dive deep with more specific graphics.