DAY 1

Monday June 14th
9.10-9.15 Welcome  – Louise Bradley
9.15-9.45 Opening Address

Ciarán Seoighe, Deputy Director SFI

Chair: Louise Bradley

9.45-10.30 Plenary Presentation

Silicon photonics as an enabler for health care applications

Roel Baets

Chair: David McCloskey

10.30-11.00 Tea/Coffee and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
Session A Session B
Photonic Integration

Chair: William Whelan-Curtin (CIT)

This session is sponsored by CAPPA

Imaging

Chair: John Healy (UCD)

This session is sponsored by Photonics Solutions

11.00-11.30 Invited Presentation

On-chip integrated quantum optical devices in Lithium Niobate

Christof Eigner

Paderborn University

Invited Presentation

Breaking the bounds of imaging in space and in time

Zeev Zalevsky

University of Bar-Ilan

11.30-11.45 Direct Interconnection of Micro-LEDs/Pixels in Transfer Printing for Display Applications

Zhi Li*, Jack Browne, Muhammet Genc, Zeinab Shaban, Tanmay Mondal, Brian Corbett Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland

Fast digital image displacement measurement algorithm: Optical and terahertz system

M. Wan1, J.J. Healy1, J.T. Sheridan* 1.

1 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, IoE 2 Lab, College of Engineering and Architecture, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

11:45-12:00 High-Q lithium niobate microring resonator for integrated nonlinear photonics

J. Li* 1, H. Z. Weng1, A. A. Afridi1, J. Liu2, W. H. Guo2, and J. F. Donegan1

1 School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

2 Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, and School of Optical and Electronic Information,

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1037 Luoyu Road, Wuhan 430074, China.

High-resolution terahertz ptychography using divergent illumination and extrapolation algorithm

Fangrui Tan1, Lu Rong* 1 2, Dayong Wang1 2, Yunxin Wang1 2, and Jie Zhao1 2

1 School of Physics and Optoelectronics, Faculty of Science, Beijing University of Technology, 100 Ping Le Yuan, Beijing 100124, China.

2 Beijing Engineering Research Center of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments, 100 Ping Le Yuan, Beijing 100124, China

12.00-12.15 III-V/Si Hybrid Laser With Extended Mode-Hop Free Operation Through Controlled Cavity Mode Spacing

Sharon M. Butler1,2, Praveen K. J. Singaravelu1,2, Robert. N. Sheehan3, Alexandros A. Liles4, Stephen P. Hegarty1,2, and Liam O’Faolain1,2

1Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland

2Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland

3Physics Department, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

4INTEC, imec – UGent, Ghent, Belgium

Lasers vs Covid19

Niall Smith1*, Krishnakumar Chulliyallipalil1, Alan Giltinan2, Simon Jeffers2, Paddy McGowan1, Liam Lewis1, Milosz Przyjalgowski1, Roy Sleator1, Steven Darby1

1 Munster Technological University (MTU).

2 MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory

12.15-12.30 Monolithically Integrated Tunable Comb Source and De-Multiplexer

John McCarthy1,2, Maryam Shayesteh3 and Frank H. Peters 1,2.

1 Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings, Cork, Ireland.

2 Physics Department, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland.

3 University Of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, UK.

Surpassing the Diffraction Limit in Label-Free Optical Microscopy Through Image Scanning-Based Artificial Neural Network Reconstruction

J. Lillis1, S. A. M Tofail1, and C. Silien* 1.

1 Department of Physics and Bernal Institute, University of Limerick, V94 T9PX Limerick, Ireland

12.30-13:30 Lunch and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
Session A Session B
Photonic Materials

Chair: David McCloskey (TCD)

This session is sponsored by AMBER

Laser Materials & Plasma Interactions

Chair: Gerard O’Connor (NUIG)

This session is sponsored by the Institute of Physics, Ireland

13:30-14:00 Invited Presentation

Metasurfaces for High Temperature Solar Thermal and Thermionic Energy Converters

Martin Cryan

University of Bristol

Invited Presentation

Benefits of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy in large-scale imaging, system development and their use in selected applications

Josef Kaiser

CEITEC

14.00-14.15 Characterisation of Photosensitive Sol-gel Material for Optimised High Refractive Index Modulation in Thin Layers for the Development of Holographic Solar Concentrators

*Brian Rogers1,2, Tatsiana Mikulchyk1,2, Mohamed Oubaha2,3, Pamela Stoeva1,2, Dervil Cody1,2, Suzanne Martin1,2, and *Izabela Naydenova1,2

1 Centre for Industrial and Engineering Optics/School of Physics and Clinical and Optometric Sciences, TU Dublin, City Campus, Ireland. 2The FOCAS Research Institute – TU Dublin, 13 Camden Row, Ireland, D08 CKP1. 3CREST, TU Dublin, 13 Camden Row, Ireland, D08 CKP1

Fusion Splicing of Silver Halide Fibers for MIR Application

E.A. Korsakova 1,*

1 Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin

14:15-14:30 Theory of high radiative recombination rate in broken-gap InAs/GaSb superlattices for mid-infrared emitters

Cónal Murphy1,2,*, Eoin P. O’Reilly1,2, and Christopher A. Broderick1,2

1 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Cork T12 R5CP, Ireland

2 Department of Physics, University College Cork, Cork T12 YN60, Ireland

New Process for Laser Cutting of Flexible Ceramics and Glasses in a Roll to Roll Configuration

A.R. Collins*, N. Farid, C. O’Brien1 and G.M. O’Connor.

National Centre for Laser Applications, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Ireland

14:30-14:45 Ultrafast Excitation Carrier Dynamics and Nonlinear Optical Response in Two-Dimensional Platinum Diselenide

Gaozhong Wang, Niall McEvoy and Werner Blau

1School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

2School of Chemistry and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Quantifying thermal properties at solid-solid and solid-liquid interfaces using frequency-domain thermoreflectance

K. Yu1, R. Enright2 and D. McCloskey* 1,3.

1 School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

2 Efficient Energy Transfer (ηET) Department, Nokia Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ 07974, USA.

3 AMBER Centre, CRANN Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

14:45-15:00 Writing bits at THz frequencies on Mn2RuxGa with light

J. Besbas*, C. Banerjee, G. Atcheson, S. Lenne, P. Stamenov, K. Rode and J. M. D. Coey

CRANN, AMBER and School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Ultrashort pulsed laser processing of gold thin films

Ayesha Sharif, Nazar Farid, Gerard M O’Connor

National Centre for Laser Applications (NCLA), School of Physics, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland.

15.00-15.30 Tea/Coffee and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
15:30-16:15 Plenary Presentation

Exploring natural photonic nanostructures as gas sensors: 

from scientific curiosity, to unexpected discoveries,

and to societal impact

Radislav Potyrailo

GE Research

Chair: Louise Bradley

16:15-16:20 Quantum Design Presentation
16:15-17:30 T/Coffee and Live Poster Session

Poster Session is Sponsored by Raptor Photonics

17:30 Conference Day 1 Close
17:30-18:30 Planning Photonics Ireland 2023

Technical Panel Members only

 

Day 2

Tuesday June 15th
Session A Session B
Biophotonics

Chair: Tia Keyes (DCU)

This session is sponsored by IPIC

Optical Communications and Systems

Chair: Fatima Gunning (Tyndall/UCC)

This session is sponsored by Pilot Photonics

9.00-9:30 Invited Presentation

Optical mesoscopy with the Mesolens

Gail McConnell

University of Strathclyde

Invited Presentation

High Speed Optics and Transmission Enabling Scalable Bandwidth Growth and New Applications

Yu Rong Zhou

BT United Kingdom

9:30-9:45 Analysis of the distribution of IR-nanoparticles in 2D monolayers, and 3D spheroids

F. McGrath*1, M.A. Tutty2,3, Adriele Prina-Mello2,3, and A.L. Bradley1.

1 School of Physics and CRANN, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

2 Nanomedicine and Molecular Imaging Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine,

Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

3Laboratory for Biological Characterization of Advanced Materials (LBCAM), Trinity Translational

Medicine Institute (TTMI), Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Deployment of widely tunable & low RIN integrated dual laser module for 28 GBd PAM-8 transmission

Devika Dass1, *, Marcos Troncoso Costas1, Liam Barry1, Sean O’Duill1, Chris G.H. Roeloffen2, Douwe Geuzebroek2 & Colm Browning1

1 School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, D09 V209, Ireland.

2 LioniX International BV, 7521 AN Enschede, The Netherlands

9:45-10.00 Development and validation of new methods based on optical spectroscopy for cervical pre-cancer diagnosis

F.M. Lyng* 1,2, D. Traynor1,2, S. Duraipandian1,2, Ramya Bhatia3, Kate Cuschieri3, C. Martin4 and J. O’Leary4

1 RESC, FOCAS Research Institute, Technological University Dublin – City Campus

2 School of Physics & Clincal & Optometric Sciences, Technological University Dublin – City Campus

3 HPV Research Group, Division of Pathology, University of Edinburgh, Queens Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh

4 Emer Casey Molecular Pathology Research Laboratory Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, Dublin

Development of a spectral-slice coherent receiver

H. Othman1*, X. Ouyang1, C. Antony1, and P.D. Townsend 1.

1 Photonic Systems Group, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork

10.00-10.15 Forward scanning optical coherence tomography probe for clinical endoscopy

Carlos Reyes*1, Brian Corbett1, Brendan Roycroft 1

1 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork Ireland

Optical Frequency Comb Sources for 5G New Radio Compatible Millimeter-Wave Signal Generation and Transmission

Amol Delmade*1, Colm Browning1, and Liam P. Barry1.

1 School of Electronics Engineering, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland

10.15.10.30 Wavelength selection using diffuse reflectance spectra in machine learning for tissue differentiation in orthopaedic surgery

C.L. Li* 1,2, C.J. Fisher1, K. Komolibus1, K. Grygoryev1, R. Burke1 and S. Andersson-Engels1,2.

1 Tyndall National Institute, IPIC, Biophotonics@Tyndall, Lee Maltings, Cork, Ireland.

2 University College Cork, Department of Physics, Cork, Ireland

Performance Optimisation of High-Speed Lumped SiP MZMs

B. Murray1, C. Antony1, G. Talli1,2 and P.D. Townsend1

1 Photonic Systems Group, Tyndall National Institute, Department of Physics, UCC, Ireland

2 Now with Huawei Technologies, Munich Research Centre, Germany

10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
  Session A Session B
Photonics Devices

Chair: Bryan Kelleher (UCC)

This session is sponsored by Eblana Photonics

Quantum Optics and Quantum Technologies

Chair: Mauro Paternostro (QUB)

This session is sponsored by Quantum Design

11.00-11.30 Invited Presentation

Nonlinear photonics in heterogeneously integrated AlGaAs waveguides

Marc Sorel

University of Glasgow

Invited Presentation

Generation and characterisation of discrete photonics cluster states on-chip

Lucia Caspani

University of Strathclyde

11:30-11:45 CCD-Thermo-Reflectance (CCD-TR) Imaging and Thermal Simulation of Semiconductor Lasers

R. McKenna* 1, D. Mickus1, S. Corbett1, C. Murphy1, M. McDermott1, S. Naimi1, D. McCloskey1 and J. F. Donegan 1.

1 School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Laser Cooling of SiV Centres in Diamond to 1 K

C.N. Murphy* and  P.R. Eastham

School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

11:45-12:00 Generation of an enhanced optical frequency comb using a gain-switched integrated passive feedback laser

M. N. Hammad*1, E. P. Martin1, S.T. AHMAD1, A. Kaszubowska-Anandarajah2,

P. Landais1 and P. M. Anandarajah1, 2

1 Photonics systems and sensing lab., School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University,

Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.

2 CONNECT Research Centre, Dunlop Oriel House, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Quantum Control via Shortcuts to Adiabaticity

Andreas Ruschhaupt*

Department of Physics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

12.00-12.15 Image edge detection using dual threshold photonic neurons

M. Dillane1,2*, B. Lingnau1,2, E.A. Viktorov3, I. Dubinkin3, N. Fedorov3 and B. Kelleher1,2.

1 Department of Physics, University College Cork, Ireland.

2 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Dyke Parade, Cork, Ireland.

3 National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Quantum fluctuations hinder finite-time information erasure near the Landauer limit

M. T. Mitchison1.

1 Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

12.15-12.30 Multi-Channel Athermalisation of a Vernier Widely Tunable Laser Based on High Order Surface Gratings

C. Murphy*1, R. McKenna1, D. Mickus1, M. McDermott1, S. Naimi1 and J. F. Donegan 1

1 School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Towards the experimental realisation of a photonic cluster state with pyramidal site-controlled GaAs quantum dots

F. Mattana, I. Ranjbar Jahromi, S. Varo, J. O’Hara, A. Gocalinska, E. Pelucchi, G. Juska

Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Dyke Parade, Cork, Ireland

12:30-14:00 Lunch and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
Industry and Entrepreneurship Session

Chair: David McCloskey

This session is jointly sponsored by IPIC, AMBER and ficonTEC

14:00 Session opening Anna-Marie Turley, Senior Development Advisor, Enterprise Ireland
14:10 Seagate Mark Gubbins
14:30 ASML David O’Dwyer
14:50 ficonTEC Torsten Vahrenkamp & Gregory Flinn
15:10 Siemens Mindsphere Mazhar Bari
15:30 Tea/Coffee and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
15:40 Eblana Photonics Diarmuid Byrne
16:00 Pilot Photonics Frank Smyth
16:10 PEAR Labs Dominik Zerulla
16:20 BioPixS Sanathana Konugolu Venkata Sekar
16:30 SiriusXT David Rogers
16:40 Causeway Sensors Anthony Murphy
16:50 InfiniLED Brian Corbett
17:00 Panel discussion – Mazhar Bari, Gregory Flinn, David O’Dwyer, Frank Smyth & Dominik Zerulla
17:30 Conference close
 

Day 3

Wednesday  16th June
9:00-9:45 Plenary Presentation

Active Quantum Nanophotonics

Ortwin Hess

Trinity College Dublin and Imperial College London

Chair: David McCloskey

Session A Session B
Nanophotonics and Plasmonics

Chair: Louise Bradley (TCD)

Photonic Devices

Chair: Pascal Landais (DCU)

9:50-10:05 Combining Sub-Nanometer Adhesion and Capping Layers for Thermally Stable Nanometer-Thick Au Plasmonic Films

William M. Abbott1, Christopher P. Murray1*, Frank Bello1, Chuan Zhong1, Christopher Smith1, Cormac McGuinness1, Daniyar Mamyraimov1, Amanda K. Petford-Long2,3, David McCloskey1, John F. Donegan1

1School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

2Material Science Division. Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL 60439, USA

3Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA

Non-radiative Auger Recombination in GeSn Quantum Wells: Unusual Band-gap Dependence

Aleksey Andreev*1,2 and Eoin P. O’Reilly1

1 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Cork T12 R5CP, Ireland.

2 A-Modelling Solution Ltd., 11 Forster Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 9AE, U.K

10:05-10:20 Contrasting plasmon dephasing modulation with laser pulse-duration in nanoporous metamaterial

Pritam Khan, Grace Brennan, Syed A.M. Tofail, Ning Liu and Christophe Silien*

Department of Physics and Bernal Institute, University of Limerick, Ireland

Photonic Power Conversion and Direct Modulation in Edge Coupled Laser

Meena Baskaran1,*, Brendan Roycroft1, Brian Corbett1,2

1 Tyndall National Institute, University of College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

2 Physics department, University of College Cork, Cork, Ireland

10:20-10:35 Nanoporous silicon loaded with gold particles for powerful photocatalytic performance

Sajjad Husain Mir1,2*, Brian D. Jennings1,2, Goekalp Engin Akinoglu1,2, Andrew Selkirk1,2, Riley Gatensby1,2, Parvaneh Mokarian‐Tabari1,2

1Advanced Material and BioEngineering Research Centre (AMBER), Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland

2School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Surface recombination effects in transfer-printable red LEDs

Jack Browne*, Tanmay Mondal, Zhi Li, Muhammet Genc, John Justice and Brian Corbett

Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Dyke Parade, Cork

10:35-11:00 Tea/Coffee and Posters/Sponsor Exhibition
Session A Session B
Nanophotonics and Plasmonics

Chair: Louise Bradley (TCD)

This session is sponsored by Thorlabs

Photonic Packaging and Integration

Chair: Peter O’Brien (Tyndall)

This session is sponsored by ficonTEC Ireland

11:00-11:30 Invited Presentation

Control of Light at the Atomic Scale
Javier Garcia de Abajo

ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques

Invited Presentation

Glass-based quantum photonic packaging

Henning Schröder

Fraunhofer IZM

11:30-11:45 The Optical Response of Electrically Modulated Active Plasmonic Elements at the Nanoscale

Silas O’Toole , Ciaran Barron , and Dominic Zerulla

School of Physics, University College Dublin, Ireland

Automated CO2 laser based optic fiber preparation and insertion

P.F. Schulz, A. Khachikyan, S. Kibben*, M. Seyfried

ficonTEC Service GmbH, Achim, Germany

11:45-12:00 The structural and optical properties of Au3X (X = Hf, Zr) intermetallic thin films

Hugh Littlehailes*, William R Hendren, Stacey Drakeley, Robert M Bowman, and Fumin

Huang

Queen’s University Belfast, School of Mathematics and Physics, University Road,

Belfast, BT7 1NN, United Kingdom

Design of Micro-Optics for Low-Cost Pluggable Photonic Devices

K. Gradkowski*, J.S. Lee, P. O’Brien

Photonics Packaging Group, Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings, Cork, Ireland

12:00-12:15 Use of Gold Nano-Bipyramids with monolayer MoS2 for the Manipulation of Rabi Splitting Strength

J. Lawless*1, C. Hrelescu1, C. Elliott1,3, L. Peters2, N. McEvoy2 and A. L. Bradley1,3.

1 School of Physics and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin

2 School of Chemistry and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin

3 IPIC, Tyndall National Institute

Automated micro-optics assembly using convolutional neural networks

A. Khachikyan*1, G. Pippione2, I. Sengünes1, R. Paoletti2, and M. Seyfried1.

1 ficonTEC Service GmbH, Achim, Germany.

2 Convergent Photonics Prima Electro S.p.A., Torino, Italy

12:15-12:30 Tight Focusing of Light using Metalenses

Victor V. Kotlyar1,2, Sergey S. Stafeev 1,2, Anton G. Nalimov 1,2,Maria V. Kotlyar 3,4, Liam

O’Faolain 3,4*

1 Image Processing Systems Institute of the RAS — Branch of FSRC “Crystallography & Photonics”

of the RAS, 151 Molodogvardeyskaya st., Samara 443001, Russia

2Samara National Research University, 34 Moskovskoe shosse, Samara 443086, Russia

3 Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis, Munster Technological University, Cork

4 Tyndall National Institute, Cork

Photonic Integrated Circuit Packaging Through PIXAPP

P.E. Morrissey*, I-L. Bundalo, D. Behal, M. Mora and P. O’Brien

Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland

12:30 Chair: Louise Bradley

Prize Giving and Announcement of next conference

1:00 Conference Closes