Integrated Photonics Research (IPR) (IPR 2002)

Venue: The Fairmont Hotel

Location: Vancouver,

Event Date/Time: Jul 17, 2002 End Date/Time: Jul 19, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 22, 2002
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>> Scope
The Integrated Photonics Research topical meeting will cover all aspects of research in integrated and/or guided-wave photonics. Original papers will be solicited from the international guided-wave community in the following general areas:

>> Topics to be Considered
Active and Compound Semiconductor Devices
active III-V semiconductor devices, compound semiconductor modulators, integrated amplifiers, filters, switches, photonic integrated circuits and optoelectronic integrated circuits, compound semiconductor WDM components, novel III-V quantum optoelectronic devices, III-V materials and processing for photonics, novel and emerging packaging technologies.

Dielectric Waveguides and Waveguide Devices
active and passive waveguide components, modulators and switches, materials and fabrication technology for integrated photonic circuits, characterization of linear and nonlinear optical waveguide devices, micro-machines and micro-optic components, integrated planar waveguide, silicon-based photonics, photonic assembly and manufacturing issues, parallel optical interconnects.

Modeling, Numerical Simulation and Theory
optical system and network modeling. Numerical and semi-analytical methods for guided-wave optics, active, passive and non-linear component modeling, and WDM component design. Advances in computational algorithms, physics and coupled models for integrated photonic circuits.

Photonic Nanostructures and Microstructures
simulation, modeling, fabrication and characterization of photonic crystals and microstructures, microcavity, photonic wire and other high-confinement structures, waveguides, filters, resonators, LEDs, compact lasers and novel III-V quantum devices using photonic bandgap and band-structure behavior. Photonic microstructures, optical MEMS (MOEMS), and hybrid approaches based on microstructuring/nanostructuring.