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MM06 – Dual-Potential Finite-Difference Technique for Computational Electrodynamics

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We present a finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) technique suitable for coupling with quantum-transport solvers. We derive first-order equations for the electric and magnetic vector potentials and the electric scalar potential which, upon the adoption of the Coulomb gauge, decouple into solenoidal and irrotational equation sets and are sourced by the solenoidal and irrotational parts of the […]

MM07 – Volume exclusion effects in perovskite charge transport modeling

Abdel D., Courtier N., Farrell P.

Due to its flexibility, perovskite materials are a promising candidate for many semiconductor devices. For example, Perovskite Solar Cells (PSCs) have become recently one of the fastest growing photovoltaic technologies. In this work, we take volume exclusion effects into account by formulating two different current densities – either treating the mobility or the diffusion as […]

MM08 – Data-driven doping reconstruction

Piani S., Lei W., Heltai L., Rotundo N., Farrell P.

To reconstruct doping profiles via opto-electronic techniques (e.g. LBIC and LPS), we formulate an inverse problem based on the van Roosbroeck system. To solve it, we use neural networks fed with data created from efficient implementations of the forward model. We discuss errors of the reconstructed doping profiles as well as their robustness with respect […]

MM09 – FiPo FDTD: Computational Electrodynamics Technique Producing Both Fields and Potentials

Avazpour L., King M., Belling S., Knezevic I.

We present the field–potential finite-difference time-domain (FiPo FDTD) algorithm, which solves a set of first-order equations for the electric and magnetic fields (E and H), as well as the magnetic vector potential A and the scalar electric potential φ in the Lorenz gauge. We also present the derivation and implementation of a convolutional perfectly matched […]

MM10 – Full-Vectorial Meshfree Finite Cloud Mode Solver for Fused Fiber-Optic Couplers

Wu X., Xiao J.

A novel full-vectorial meshfree finite cloud mode solver is proposed for analysis of fused optic-fiber couplers, in which the curvilinear coordinate mapping technique is used to map a cloud with curved interface onto a unit square. Numerical results are compared with prior analysis using the finite difference method, showing the validity and utility of the […]

N02 – Influence of random alloy fluctuations on the electronic properties of axial In(x)Ga(1−x)N/GaN nanowire heterostructures

Marquardt O., Koprucki T., O’Donovan M., Schulz S., Brandt O.

Compound semiconductor heterostructures such as quantum dots, nanowires, or thin films, are commonly subject to randomly fluctuating alloy compositions if they contain ternary and quaternary alloys. These effects are obviously of an atomistic nature and thus rarely considered in heterostructure designs that require simulations on a continuum level for theory-guided design or interpretation of observations. […]

N04 – An Efficient Workflow of Modeling Single-Nanowire Based Single-Photon Avalanche Detectors

Li Z., Tan H. H., Jagadish C., Fu L.

Single-photon detector (SPD) as an essential building block for detecting and counting photons, plays a fundamental role in quantum technologies. In this work, we propose an efficient workflow of modeling SPDs based on emerging one-dimensional materials, i.e. nanowires, utilizing avalanche breakdown in reverse biased condition. Comparing to another extensively studied platform, superconducting nanowire SPDs, avalanche […]

NM01 – Machine Learning Assisted Material and Device Parameter Extraction From Measurements Of Thin Film Semiconductor Devices

Knapp E., Battaglia M., Jenatsch S., Ruhstaller B.

The simulation of thin film semiconductor devices is challenging, partly due to the unknown material and device parameters. In this contribution, we present two different approaches to determine the missing material and device parameters from measurements. They both have in common that they are based on machine learning (ML) and numerical models. First, a numerical […]

NM02 – Impact of random alloy fluctuations on the electronic and optical properties of c-plane AlxGa1−xN/AlN quantum wells

Finn R., Schulz S.

We present a theoretical study of the electronic and optical properties of c-plane AlxGa1−xN/AlN quantum wells emitting in the ultraviolet-A (UV-A) to UV-C spectral range. Special attention is paid to the impact of alloy fluctuations on the results. We find that random alloy fluctuations in (Al,Ga)N are already sufficient to cause strong carrier localization effects. […]

NM03 – Simulation of Near-IR and Mid-IR Cascade Raman Microlasers Based on Bismuth-Modified Tungsten-Tellurite Glass

Anashkina E. A., Andrianov A. V.

We theoretically investigate cascade Raman generation in bismuth-modified tungsten-tellurite glass microlasers, for the first time for microcavities based on TeO2 glasses. The calculated results demonstrate the opportunities of CW Raman generation in the near-IR and mid-IR ranges with CW pump at the wavelength of 1.55 μm. The predicted wavelengths are 1.81 µm, 2.17 µm, 2.70 […]

NM06 – Modelling an Acousto-Optic Beam Shaping Device for a DIRCM Laser Laboratory Setup

Keski̇n M. Z., Fi̇gen Z. G., Özdür İ. T.

Directed Infrared Counter Measure (DIRCM) laser laboratory setups are used to mimic the real life DIRCM system and IR heat-seeking missile engagement scenarios in isolated laboratory environments. Typically, the output beam of a mid-infrared (Mid-IR) laser source is modulated in time using an acousto-optic (AO) modulator (AOM). Following the AOM in the optical path, within […]

P01 – Continuous-Wave Second-Harmonic Generation in Orientation-Patterned Gallium Phosphide Waveguides at Telecom Wavelengths

Pantzas C., Combrié S., De Rossi A., Léger Y., Grisard A., Sagnes I.

A new process to produce Orientation-Patterned Gallium Phosphide (OP-GaP) on GaAs with almost perfectly parallel domain boundaries is presented. Taking advantage of the chemical selectivity between phosphides and arsenides, OP-GaP is processed into suspended shallow-ridge waveguides. Efficient Second-Harmonic Generation from Telecom wavelengths is achieved in both Type-I and Type-II polarisation configurations. The highest observed conversion […]

P03 – Numerical Simulations on Quantum Noise Squeezing for Soliton-like Pulses in Optical Fiber

Sorokin A. A., Salnikov N. I., Kosareva A. N., Alyukova V. P., Leuchs G.

Generation of light with nonclassical properties, such as squeezed light, has gathered a lot of attention because of possible uses in such areas as quantum state engineering, quantum imaging, continuous variable quantum computing, and detection of gravitational waves. Squeezed light is generally produced by transporting light through a nonlinear medium. One such media is Kerr-nonlinear […]

P04 – Numerical modeling and experimental verification of advanced methods for characterization of broadband optical pulses and optical frequency combs

Andrianov A. V., Anashkina E. A.

We propose novel linear method for measuring ultrafast pulse trains with extremely high pulse repetition rates that are commonly generated in nonlinear microresonators. The method combines single-shot spectral interferometry with the reference pulses and an advanced version of the frequency resolved optical gating algorithm to reconstruct the initially unknown reference pulses.

P05 – Tunable and Compact SiP Quasi-Dichroic Filter with ≥10 dB/nm Roll-Off Across C- & L-bands

Novick A., Wang S., Rizzo A., Parsons R., Jang K., Bergman K.

We report simulated performance for an integrated and compact silicon photonic quasi-dichroic filter with ≥10 dB/nm roll-off and ≥20 dB extinction ratio between pass and stop bands. Additionally, the cutoff wavelength and compensation for fabrication error are each thermally tunable. The functional dichroic bandwidth is ≈80 nm, which spans most practical use cases.

P17 – Simulation Analysis of Microring Resonator in Mobius Topology

Katti R., Prince S.

In this paper, a microring resonator in Mobius topology is modelled and simulation analysis is carried out. The free spectral range of this silicon-on-insulator based photonic device is found to be 23.4 nm. This structure of microring resonator finds place in various applications such as sensors, polarization analysis, wavelength-selective reflectors.

SC01 – Built-in electric field in irregular morphologies of bulk-heterojunction solar cells

Flores-Contreras I. C., Cabrera-Arenas V., Reséndiz-Mendoza L. M.

This paper theoretically analyzes the built-in electric field distribution in bulk heterojunction solar cells. The approach proposed leads to explore the impact of regular and irregular morphologies on the performance of these devices. The width of the depletion region at the donor-acceptor interface is set by the doping concentration. The proposed analysis resulted in the […]