6th International Conference
Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 11 - 14 September 2006

Final Conference Program

September 11



Novel Materials
GaN-based Devices
Conference Reception
September 12

Photodetectors and Solar Cells
Laser Diodes I
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits
Poster Session

September 13


Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
Laser Diodes II
Photonic Devices
Fiber Optics and Networks
Conference Dinner

September 14
9:00 - 10:20
Novel Devices
Light-Emitting Diodes
Photonic Circuits
Postdeadline Session


Monday, September 11

Registration Desk opens 8:00

8:55 - 9:00 Opening Remarks

9:00 - 12:00 Tutorials (Session Chair: Uwe Bandelow, Weierstrass Institute, Germany)

MA1 Nonequilibrium gain and nonlinear optical response of quantum wells for functional photonic devices
Philip Bream, Slawomir Sujecki, and Eric Larkins (University of Nottingham, UK)

MA2 GaN-based Devices: Physics and Simulation [slides]
Joachim Piprek (NUSOD Institute, USA)

MA3 Organic Optoelectronic Devices: Materials, Models, and Design Rules [slides]
Aleksandra Djurisic (University of Hong Kong, China)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:40 Novel Materials (Session Chair: Norbert Linder, OSRAM, Germany)

MB1 Simulation of carrier injection and propagation in molecularly disordered systems
G. Meller, L. Li, S. Holzer, H. Kosina (Technical Univ. Vienna, Austria)

MB2 Microscopic simulation of semiconductor lasers in the GaInNAs material system [slides]
A. Thranhardt, C. Schlichenmaier, I. Kuznetsova, S. W. Koch; W.W. Chow; J. Hader, J. V. Moloney (Philipps-University Marburg, Germany; Sandia National Labs, USA; University of Arizona, USA)

MB3 Effect of In-Segregation on subbands in GaInNAs/GaAs quantum wells for 1.3 and 1.55 micron operation wavelength [slides]
V. Dixit, H. F. Liu, N. Xiang (National Univ., Singapore)

MB4 Accurate modeling of InGaN quantum wells [slides]
H. Wenzel (Ferdinand Braun Institut, Germany)

MB5 Optoelectronic properties of InGaN SQW with embedded AlGaN delta-layer [slides]
J. Park, A. Kaneta, M. Funato, Y. Kawakami (Kyoto Univ., Japan)

14:40 - 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:40 GaN-based Devices (Session Chair: Bernd Witzigmann, ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

MC1 Simulation of InGaN Violet and Ultraviolet Multiple-Quantum-Well Laser Diodes [slides]
S.-H. Yen, B.J. Chen, Y.-K. Kuo (Nat. Changhua Univ., Taiwan)

MC2 Optical Performance of InGaN/AlGaN Double Heterostucture Light Emitting Diode [slides]
S. M. Thahab, H. Abu Hassan, Z. Hassan (Sains Univ., Malaysia)

MC3 Simulation of InGaN/GaN multiple quantum well light emitting diodes with Quantum Dot electrical and optical effects [slides]
C. S. Xia, W. Lu; Z. M. Simon Li, Z. Q. Li (Shanghai Inst. Techn. Physics, China; Crosslight Software, Canada)

MC4 Analysis of the extraction efficiency in GaN-on-sapphire light emitting diodes [slides]
J.-B. Lee, S.-h. Yoon, D.-W. Kim, C.-H. Choi (Samsung, South Korea)

MC5 3D Simulation of InGaN/GaN Micro-Ring Light-Emitting Diodes [slides]
Y. Sheng, O. Shmatov, Z. M. Simon Li (Crosslight Software, Canada)

17:00 - 19:00 Conference Reception

Tuesday, September 12

Registration Desk opens 8:30

9:00 - 10:30 Nanostructures (Session Chair: Aleksandra Djurisic, University of Hong Kong, China)

TuA1 Time dependent quantum transport through nanostructures: status and challenges (invited) [slides]
Jian Wang (University of Hong Kong, China)

TuA2 All-optical Coherent Control of Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots [slides]
G. Slavcheva, O. Hess (Univ. of Surrey, UK)

TuA3 Simulation of two-state lasing dynamics in quantumdot lasers [slides]
L.-C. Su, M.-H. Mao (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)

TuA4 Energy band structures of strained membrane quantum wires considering the redistribution of elastic strain relaxation [slides]
F. Ferdous, A. Haque (Bangladesh Univ. Eng. Technol., Bangladesh)

10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break

10:50 - 12:20 Photodetectors and Solar Cells (Session Chair: Eric Larkins, Univ. of Nottingham, UK)

TuB1 Dark current models for HgCdTe long-wavelength photodiodes (invited) [slides]
Z. Quan, X. Chen, W. Lu (Shanghai Inst. Techn. Physics, China)

TuB2 Modeling of intersubband transitions in quantum well infrared photodetectors with complex well-barrier structures [slides]
W. Liu, D. H. Zhang (Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

TuB3 Optical modeling and simulation of thin-film Cu(In,Ga)Se solar cells [slides]
J. Krc, A. Campa, G. Cernivec; J. Malstroem, M. Edoff; F. Smole, M. Topic (Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Uppsala Univ., Sweden)

TuB4 Planarization of Passivation Layers during Manufacturing Processes of Image Sensors [slides]
A. Sheikholeslami, S. Selberherr; F. Parhami, H. Puchner (Techn. Univ. Vienna, Austria; Cypress Semicond. Corp., USA)

12:20 - 13:20 Lunch Break

13:20 - 14:50 Laser Diodes I (Session Chair: Norbert Linder, OSRAM, Germany)

TuC1 Many-body optical gain in ZnO- and GaN-based quantum well lasers (invited) [slides]
S.-H. Park, D. Ahn (Catholic Univ. of Daegu & Univ. of Seoul, South-Korea)

TuC2 Carrier Recombination in Semiconductor Lasers: Beyond the ABC [slides]
J. Hader, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, L. Fan, M. Fallahi (Nonlinear Control Strategies Inc. & Univ. of Arizona, USA)

TuC3 The Impact of Nonequilibrium Gain in a Spectral Laser Model [slides]
P. J. Bream, J. J. Lim, S. Bull, S. Sujecki, E. C. Larkins (Univ. of Nottingham, UK)

TuC4 Harmonic Balance Analysis for Semiconductor Lasers under Large-Signal Modulation [slides]
S. Odermatt, B. Witzigmann; B. Schmithuesen (ETH & Synopsys, Switzerland)

14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break

15:10 - 16:20 Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits (Session Chair: Joachim Piprek, NUSOD Institute, USA)

TuD1 Design and demonstration of semiconductor active waveguide optical isolators (invited) [slides]
H. Shimizu (University of Tokyo, Japan)

TuD2 Design of a Widely Tunable Laser with a Chirped Ladder Filter [slides]
T. Kakitsuka, S. Matsuo, S.-H. Jeong, T. Segawa, H. Okamoto, Y. Kawaguchi, Y. Kondo, Y. Yoshikuni, H. Suzuki (NTT Photonics Labs, Japan)

TuD3 A simulator for integrated optoelectronic devices [slides]
R. Gutierrez-Castrejon; M. Duelk, P. Bernasconi (National Autonomous Univ., Mexico; Bell Labs, USA)

16:30 - 18:00 Poster Session (Session Chair: Siu-Fung Yu, Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

TuP1 Effects of size and shape on electronic states of quantum dots
C. Y. Ngo, S. F. Yoon, W. J. Fan, S. J. Chua (Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

TuP2 Characteristics of plasmonic resonance in a sandwiched metamaterial nano film
K. P. Chiu, D. P. Tsai (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)

TuP5 Optimization of microcavity OLED by varying the thickness of multi-layered mirror
A. W. Lu, J. Chan, A. D. Rakic; A. M. C. Ng, A. B. Djurisic (Univ. of Queensland, Australis; Univ. of Hong Kong, China)

TuP6 A 3D numerical simulation of quantum dot photodetector
M. Madheswaran (Muthayammal Engineering College, India)

TuP7 A novel design and characterization of oxide confined 850 nm VCSEL
S. M. Mitani, M. S. Alias, K. A. Sharif, S. A. Mohamad, P. K. Choudhury (Telecom & Multimedia Univ., Malaysia)

TuP9 First and second order DFB lasers with GaInNAs-GaAs quantum-well
M. Nadir (Tampere Univ., Finland)

TuP11 Cost optimal strategies for placement of amplifiers in a point to point optical link
M. A. Dallaali, M. Premaratne, A. J. Lowery (Monash Univ., Australia)

TuP12 Design of all-optical multi-functional logic gate in single format by using SOAs
C. W. Son, S. H. Kim, Y. M. Jhon, Y. T. Byun, S. Lee, D. H. Woo, S. H. Kim, T.-H. Yoon (Korea Inst. Science Technol.; Pusan National Univ., South Korea)

TuP13 All optical wavelength conversion technique in DWDM network with study on step and linear shared buffer for packet switching; M.S. Salleh, B. H. L. Lee, A. Azrin, R. Mohamad, K. Dimyati (Telecom Malaysia)

TuP14 Performance Improvement on Optical Spectral CDMA System using DCF
K. Khairi, B. H. L. Lee, M. Z. Abdul Kadir, R. Mohamad, M.S. Salleh, K. Dimyati (Telecom Malaysia)

TuP15 Optimal transient response of Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers
N. Petrovacki; Z. D. Jelicic (Univ. of California, USA; Univ. of Novi Sad, Serbia-Montenegro)

TuP18 Two-dimensional multi-fluid modeling on micro-plasma discharge by an AC bipolar scan waveform
B.-H. Chen, Y.-C. Liang (National Dong Hwa Univ., Taiwan)

TuP19 None-touched near-field optical nanolithography
S. C. Chen; T. M. Chang, K. P. Chiu, D. P. Tsai (Far East College & National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)

Wednesday, September 13

9:00-10:20 Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers (Session Chair: Hans Wenzel, Ferdinand Braun Institute, Germany)

WA1 Wideband Steady-State Numerical Model of a Tensile-Strained Bulk SOA [slides]
M. Connelly (University of Limerick, Ireland)

WA3 Carrier-density evolution in polarization sensitive semiconductor optical amplifiers [slides]
B. S. Gopalakrishna Pillai, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim; M. Premaratne (Univ. of Melbourne & Monash Univ., Australia)

WA4 Modeling of SOA-based high speed all-optical wavelength conversion with optical filter assistance [slides]
J. Dong, S. Fu, P. Shum, X. Zhang, H. Liu, D. Huang (Huazhong Univ., China; Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

WA5 Design and Simulation of All-Optical AND Gate using XGM in SOAs without Input Additional Beam [slides]
S. H. Kim, J. H. Kim, C. W. Son, G. Kim, Y. T. Byun, Y. M. Jhon, S. Lee, D. H. Woo, S. H. Kim (Korea Inst. Science Technol., South Korea; Penn State Univ., USA)

10:20 - 10:40 Coffee Break

10:40 - 12:00 Laser Diodes II (Session Chair: Michael Connelly, University of Limerick, Ireland)

WB1 On The Prediction of Self-Pulsations in Two-Section Partially Gain-Coupled DFB Lasers [slides]
M. Al-Mumin (College of Technol. Studies, Kuwait)

WB3 Modeling of distributed Bragg reflectors for current crowding simulation in intracavity-contacted VCSEL [slides]
I.-S. Chung, Y. T. Lee (Gwangju Inst. Science Technol., South Korea)

WB4 Integrated high speed VCSELs for bi-directional optical interconnec [slides]
V. V. Lysak, K. S. Chang, Y. T. Lee (Gwangju Inst. Science Technol., South Korea)

WB5 Simulation of interaction of the femtosecond laser pulse with chirped mirror [slides]
S. O. Yakushev, I. A. Sukhoivanov, O. V. Shulika, V. V. Lysak, S. I. Petrov (Kharkov National Univ. Radio Electron., Ukraine; Gwangju Inst. Science Technol., South Korea; Univ. Guanajuato, Mexico)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:50 Photonic Devices (Session Chair: Malin Premaratne, Monash Universiy, Australia)

WC1 Strengths and applications of semi-analytic techniques for photonic crystal device modelling (invited)
L. Botten (CUDOS, University of Technology, Australia)

WC2 Design and analysis of microoptical elements for display applications (invited)
H.-Y. Lin (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

WC3 Modelling methods for high-index contrast linear and non-linear nanophotonics (invited) [slides]
P. Bienstman, P. Vandersteegen, B. Maes, R. Baets (Ghent University, Belgium)

WC4 Nonlinear FDTD Analysis and Experiment of FWM in InGaAsP-InP Optical Microresonator
M. Fujii, Ch. Koos, Ch. Poulton, J. Leuthold, W. Freude (Univ. Karlsruhe, Germany)

14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break

15:10 - 16:40 Fiber Optics and Networks (Session Chair: Lindsay Botten, CUDOS, Australia)

WD1 Challenges in Photonic System Simulation (invited)
M. Premaratne (Monash Universiy, Australia)

WD2 Performance Simulation of Multi Protocol Optical Switch (MPOS) with Multicasting Capability for Optical GRID Networks [slides]
B. H. L. Lee, R. Mohamad, K. Dimyati (Telecom Malaysia)

WD3 Pulse Splitting by Third-Order Dispersion [slides]
U. Bandelow, A. Demircan (Weierstrass Institute, Germay)

WD4 Simulation of PMD Compensation Using Optical FIR Lattice Filter
F. Abu Khadra, K. Dimyati (Univ. of Malaysia)

18:00-20:00 Conference Dinner

Thursday, September 14

9:00 - 10:20 Novel Devices (Session Chair: Wei-Choon Ng, Synopsys, USA)

ThA1 Numerical simulations of an ultrasimple ultrashort-laser-pulse measurement device - GRENOUILLE [slides]
X. Liu, R. Trebino; A. V. Smith (Georgia Inst. Technol. & Sandia Nat. Labs, USA)

ThA2 Box-like spectral output of nested ring feedback Mach-Zehnder interferometer [slides]
S. Darmawan, M.K. Chin (Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

10:20 - 10:40 Coffee Break

10:40 - 12:40 Light-Emitting Diodes (Session Chair: Joachim Piprek, NUSOD Institute, USA)

ThB1 Advanced industrial design methods for LEDs (invited) [slides]
N. Linder (OSRAM Opto Semiconductor, Germany)

ThB2 Generalized photon recycling theory for 2D and 3D LED simulation (invited) [slides]
W.-Ch. Ng (Synopsys, U.S.A.)

ThB3 Diffraction Efficiency of 2D Photonic Crystal Structures on Light Emitting Diodes [slides]
Ch. Wiesmann, R. Wirth, N. Linder; R. Stanley; R. Houdre (OSRAM, Germany; CSEM & EPFL, Switzerland)

ThB4 Super-Luminescent LEDs—Modeling of Emission Spectra and LI-Characteristics [slides]

M. Loeser, L. Occhi, V. Laino, Ch. Velez, R. Rezzonico, B. Witzigmann (ETH & Exalos AG, Switzerland)

ThB5 Performance Simulation of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes [slides]
J. Park, N. Suganuma, A. Kaneta, Y. Kawakami (Kyoto Univ., Japan)

12:40 - 13:40 Lunch Break

13:40 - 15:10 Photonic Circuits (Session Chair: Peter Bienstman, Ghent University, Belgium)

ThC2 Simulation of Soliton Propagation in a Directional Coupler (invited) [slides]
P. Shum (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

ThC3 Numerical analysis of a swift, high resolution wavelength monitor designed as a Generic Lightwave Integrated Chip (GLIC) [slides]
J. Ging, R. O'Dowd (Iniv. College Dublin, Ireland)

ThC4 Asymmetrical Fano resonance and Bistability in two ring resonator configuration [slides]
L. Y. Mario, M. K. Chin (Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

15:10 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:45 Postdeadline Session (Session Chair: Joachim Piprek, NUSOD Institute, USA)

ThPD1 The Influence of Surface Effects on the Simulation of 1.3μm InGaAsN Edge-Emitting Lasers [slides]
J. J. Lim, S. Sujecki and E. C. Larkins (University of Nottingham, UK)

ThPD2 Studying of intra-band and inter-band transitions in InSbN/InSb quantum well using 10-band kp model [slides]
W. Liu, D. H. Zhang, Z. M. Huang, Y. Wang. S. F. Yoon and W. J. Fan (Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore)

ThPD3 Effect of doping in the intrinsic region in InAlAs p+-i-n+ avalanche photodiode
S.C. Liew Tat Mun, Y.L. Goh, A.R. Marshall, C.H. Tan and J.P. David (Univ. Sheffield, UK)

ThPD4 Light propagation in photonic crystal fibers infiltrated with nematic liquid crystals [slides]
T. R. Wolinski, K. Brzdakiewicz, P. Lesiak, S. Ertman, A.Czapla, K. Nowecka, A. W. Domanski (Warsaw Univ. Technol., Poland)

ThPD5 TLM Modeling of Spatio-temporal Dynamics of TM Waves in Dispersive Nonlinear Slab Waveguides With Sharp Discontinuities [slides]
V. Janyani, J.D. Paul, A. Vukovic, T.M. Benson, P. Sewell (Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India & University of Nottingham, UK)

16:45 - 16:50 Closing Remarks

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