Photonics Conference
29 September - 3 October 2019
San Antonio, TX USA
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Announcing our 2019 IPC Student Paper & Poster Award Recipients

Best Student Papers

First Place:
Alexander-Cornelius Heinrich, University of Konstanz, DE
High-Field Multi-THz Transients Generated from a Sub-ps Yb:YAG Thin-Disk System

Second Place:
Georgios N. Arvanitakis, Institute of Photonics – University of Strathclyde, GB
Underwater Wireless Optical Communications at 100 Mb/s Using Integrated Dual-Color Micro-LEDs

Mohammad Sadegh Faraji-Dana, Graduate Student at Caltech, US
Folded Dielectric Metasurface Platform for Compact Optical Systems

Katherine Légaré, INRS-EMT, CA
Effects of the Pump Wavelength on Laser-Induced Ultrafast Demagnetization

Ryohei Morita, Kyoto University, JP
8-W-peak Self-pulsating Photonic-crystal Surface Emitting Laser with Ring-shaped Saturable Absorber

Best Student Posters

First Place:
Ying XUE, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK
Characteristics of 1.3µm electrically pumped InAs/AlGaInAs quantum dot lasers on (001) Silicon

Second Place:
Harshil Dave, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, US
Electrical Detection of Coherent Coupling in Vertical Cavity Phased Laser Arrays

Third Place:
Mohan Wang, University of Pittsburgh, US
Distributed High-temperature Sensing with Rayleigh Scattering Based In-line Fabry-Perot Interferometers

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General Co-Chair

Nikola Alic
University of California, San Diego

Program Chair

Zetian Mi
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

General Co-Chair

Carmen Menoni
Colorado State University


Christina Lim
The University of Melbourne