Poster61 Videos

LED08 – Influence of Prestrained Graded InGaN interlayer on the Optical Characteristics of InGaN/GaN MQW-based LEDs

In this work, an InGaN/GaN multi-quantum well light emitting diode is designed with different kinds of prestrain layers (InGaN) inserted between the active region and n-GaN layer to demonstrate the effects of piezoelectric polarization on GaN-based LEDs. The device describes a GaN buffer layer which promotes charge injection by minimizing energy barrier between electrode and […]

LED06 – Ray Tracing Simulation of a GaN-based integrated LED-Photodetector System

Amiri P., Casals O., Auf der Maur M., Prades J. D.

An optical sensor system consisting of a pair of GaN LED and Photodetector (PD) is simulated using COMSOL Multiphysics, and the possibility of using this system as absorption coefficient sensor is studied. By locating both LED and PD on a same substrate and measuring transmitted power to the PD, it would be possible to sense […]

P10 – Ultraviolet and Infrared Blocking Meta-glasses for Electric Vehicles

Chowdhary A.K., Bhowmik T., Gupta J., Sikdar D.

The air-conditioning systems installed in electric vehicles (EVs) consume a significant portion of battery power, thus, limiting EVs’ operating mileage. A design of an automobile windshield that can passively control the heat and light transmitted through it, could improve EV’s performance by reducing the need for air-conditioning. Here, we present a ‘meta-glass’ coating design that […]

D04 – Numerical simulation on the dependence of photoresponse on the thickness of the charge layer for GaN SAM avalanche photodiodes

Wang X., Wang M., Cui H., Wang Z., Chen Y., Ma W.

GaN avalanche photodiode (APD) has important application prospects in the field of solar-blind ultraviolet (UV) detections. The back-illuminated GaN-based detector has been widely studied due to the advantages such as easy integration with readout circuit. Numerical model of GaN APD is established. The influence of the key function layer (charge layer) thickness on the device […]

NM08 – Silicon-Based Plasmonic Nanoantennas at midinfrared for Gas Sensing Applications

Alsayed A. E., Ghanim A. M., Yahia A., Swillam M. A.

Advanced nanotechnology especially CMOS technology- enables us to re-design the classic antenna in the nanoscale, which can convert propagating optical wavelengths instead of radio and microwave wavelengths into localized energy and vice versa. As a result, sensors may be designed to make sensing molecules with their characteristic vibrational transitions easier. Bowtie silicon nanoantennas are investigated […]

N06 – Numerical simulations of nonparaxial solitons and their interaction dynamics in coupled Helmholtz systems

Tamilselvan K., Govindarajan A.

The role of nonparaxiality provides a fertile ground for fabricating miniaturized nanoscale devices. In this work, we examine the existence of nonparaxial solitons in a dimensionless coupled nonlinear Helmholtz system, allowing the propagation of ultra-broad nonparaxial pulses in a birefringent optical waveguide. We analytically obtain a bright soltion solution by using standard Hirota’s bilinearization method. […]

IS10 – Modelling and Characterisation of Silicon Waveguides in Photonic Integrated Circuits

Ljubotina M., Topič M., Krč J.

Modelling and characterization of basic waveguiding structures in integrated photonics is important due to the large variety of established and emerging technologies used for fabrication. In this contribution we present a modelling and characterization approach for integrated silicon waveguides. We provide waveguide characteristics calculated from eigenmode simulation and optical measurement results.

P11 – Numerical Study of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Optical Microcavities Made of Telecommunication Fibres

Kosareva A., Alyukova V., Salnikov N., Kalinin N.

We numerically studied stimulated Brillouin scattering processes up to the 5th order is microcavities with various realistic diameters and Q-factors made of standard telecommunication fibres. Pump power thresholds were simulated for different parameters of the system. The  larger the microcavity and lower Q-factors, the higher pump power thresholds are. It is also shown that thresholds […]

NM14-Mid-infrared optical modulator based on D-shaped PCF

Younis B. M., Yazeed N., Usama E., El-Sayed B., Almoqadem M. H., El-Sonbaty M. A., El-Shawadfy A., Abd-Elaziz A., Mahmoud S., Hameed M. F. O.,

Recently, photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) have become of compelling interest due to their diverse applications, especially in the mid-infrared (mid-IR) wavelength regime. In this work, an optical mid-IR modulator based on D-shaped PCF with germanium-antimony-tellurium (GST) as a phase-changing material (PCM) is presented and analyzed. Because of the phase transition of the GST material between […]

IS15 – Inverse Hyperbolic-Tangent Pre-distortion for OOFDM Systems

Alzoubi S., Shehata M.

We propose an inverse hyperbolic-tangent-based digital pre-distorter that can suppress the Mach-Zehnder modulator-induced harmonic distortions by about 13 dB for single-tone signals, while maintaining the peak-to-average power ratio in optical orthogonal frequency division multiplexed signals.

N05 – Effect of Poole-Frenkel emission on electroluminescence in quantum dot light emitting devices with Nickel Oxide layer

Rani S., Kumar J.

Theoretical analysis of hybrid quantum dot-light emitting devices incorporating CdSe/ZnS core/shell quantum dots and Nickel Oxide (NiO) as hole injection layer (HIL) has been carried out in this work. The replacement of organic HIL such as poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS) with solution-processed NiO layer has led to enhancement of current density and luminance in the device by […]

SC05 – Highly Efficient Dome Shaped Nanowires Solar Cell

El-Bashar R., Hameed M. F. O., Obayya S. S. A.

The optical characteristics of Si dome-tapered nanowires (NWs) solar cell (SC) are reported and analyzed by using finite difference time domain method. The geometrical parameters are studied to maximize the light absorption and hence the ultimate efficiency and short circuit current density of the reported NWs SC. The dome-shaped NWs show better absorption enhancement than […]

D08 – Numerical Simulation on the Effect of Operation Temperature on the Optical Transfer Characteristics for GaN/AlGaN SAM Avalanche Photodiodes

Wang M., Wang Z., Wang X., Cui H., Chen Y., Ma W.

GaN/AlGaN avalanche photodiodes (APDs) have important application values and broad application potentials in the field of solar-blind ultraviolet (UV) detection. However, the self-heating effect has an obvious influence on the output characteristics of GaN/AlGaN APDs. In order to study the influence of self-heating temperature on its performance, the numerical model of GaN/AlGaN APDs is established […]

NM13-Highly sensitive ring resonator based refractive index sensor for label free biosensing applications

Kundal S., Khandelwal A.

Ring resonator based label free refractive index biosensor is proposed for detecting glucose and hemoglobin concentrations. To improve device sensitivity and Q factor, various parameters of ring resonator are optimized. The designed ring resonator sensor can sense hemoglobin and glucose concentrations with a high sensitivity of 424 nm/RIU and Q factor of 802.

NM10 – One channel tunable bandpass superconducting filter for wavelength selective switching applications in communications systems

Gonzalez Reyes L. E., Segura-Gutierrez L. M., Ordonez J. E., Zambrano G., Reina J. H.

We design and evaluate the performance of optical filters that are built from one-dimensional photonic crystals (PhCs) amenable for integration into optical networks based on wavelength division multiplexing (WDM). The photonic heterostructures comprise the integration of a ferroelectric (BaTiO3), a dielectric (Y2O3), and a critical high-temperature superconductor material (YBa2Cu3O7−X) in between. Such nanosystems can allow […]

P12 – Design and Simulation of Temperature Sensors Based on Thermo-Optical WGM Shifts in Silica and Non-Silica Glass Microcavities

Marisova M. P., Andrianov A. V., Anashkina E. A.

Sensing applications of dielectric microcavities with whispering-gallery modes (WGMs) have been actively studied in the recent years. Here we investigated theoretically temperature microsensors based on different glasses, including common silica glass, as well as special germanate, tungsten-tellurite, arsenic sulfide and arsenic selenide glasses. We developed numerical model describing sensing characteristics of the considered microcavities. We […]

LD12 – Study of reflectivity and resistance properties of p-type distributed Bragg reflectors with composition graded interfaces

Cheng L., Yang D., Yao S.

In this work, the reflectivity and series resistance of the p-type distributed Bragg reflectors (DBRs) in vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) under the different thickness of composition graded interface layers, Al composition of the high Al composition layers, Al composition of the low Al composition layers, and the number of DBR periods are simulated […]

P16 – Plasmonic Dual D-shaped PCF Sensor for Low Refractive Index Applications

Gamal Y., Younis B. M., Hameed M. F. O., Obayya S. S. A.

Dual D-shaped (DD-shaped) plasmonic photonic crystal fiber (PCF) for refractive index sensing is designed and analyzed. In the proposed design, two gold nano-rods are attached to the two etched surfaces of the PCF to enhance the sensing characteristics. The surface plasmon (SP) modes excited at the metal/dielectric interfaces are strongly coupled to the PCF core […]

IS12 – A compact Kerr effect based Plasmonic Logic Device for Nanotechnology Applications

Singh L., Pareek P., Dixit A., Agarwal V.

This work utilizes the vital property of Kerr effect of altering the phase of optical signal to numerically investigate the plasmonic XOR/XNOR logic device for nanotechnology applications. Extinction ratio (ER) and insertion loss (IL) of basic switching element (Mach-Zehnder interferometer) is evaluated and plotted as a function of length of interferometric arms. The obtained result […]

P14 – Dynamically tunable Graded Index Photonic Crystal lens based on Dirac semimetal

Panahianfar P., Rezaei B.

In this paper, we design a graded-index photonic crystal based on Dirac semimetals and simulate the light propagation in the proposed structure using two-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method. The numerical results indicate that the designed GRIN PC has focusing capability for incident light at terahertz frequency range, and its focal distance can be tuned through changing […]

P09 – 120° Hybrid for Bimodal Interferometers

An 120° hybrid for bimodal interferometers in the 220 nm silicon-on-insulator technology is presented. Three output signals enable an unambiguous phase detection over a 360°-range as well as a constant sensitivity. The length of the hybrid is only 190 µm with a simulated excess loss of 0.16 dB. Measurements combined with digital signal processing verify […]

P18 – The counter-propagating traveling-wave technique for optimizing a continuous-wave fiber laser presenting excited state absorption

Barmenkov Y. O., Aboites V., Minguela-Gallardo J. A.

We report results of simulation of a continuous-wave fiber laser with active medium presenting an excited state absorption. The laser was simulated using the counterpropagating traveling-wave technique with taking into account two laser waves propagating along the laser cavity in opposite directions, two waves of amplified spontaneous emission, and exited state absorption observed for both […]