Workshop "Nonlinear Dynamics in Photonics"
Berlin, May 2-4, 2005

Monday, 2 May 2005
9:00 - 9:45 Registration
9:45 Opening
10:00 - 11:10 C. Mirasso (Palma de Mallorca, Spain)Dynamics and synchronization of bidirectionally coupled semiconductor lasers
H.-J. Wünsche (Berlin)Synchronization of delay-coupled oscillators: A study on semiconductor lasers
11:10 - 11:40 Coffee break
11:40 - 12:50 B. Krauskopf (Bristol, UK)The compound laser mode structure of mutually delay-coupled lasers
H. Erzgräber (Amsterdam, NL) Different types of oscillations in semiconductor lasers with filtered optical feedback
12:50 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 16:05 Th. Erneux (Brussels, Belgium) Frequency locked pulsating regimes of semiconductor lasers subject to optoelectronic feedback
S. Yanchuk (Berlin) Properties of the Lang-Kobayashi model with large delay
O. Ushakov (Berlin) Coherence resonance in semiconductor lasers
16:05 - 16:35 Coffee break
16:35 - 17:50 V. Tronciu (Berlin) Resonant coupling of a semiconductor laser to a Fabry-Perot resonator
V. Rottschäfer (Leiden, NL) Semiconductor laser with filtered optical feedback: Bridge between conventional feedback and optical injection
H. Cavalcante (Lille, France) Deterministic coherence resonance of diode laser with optical feedback
18:30 -- Workshop dinner at "Georgbräu"

Tuesday, 3 May 2005
9:00 - 10:35 G. Steinmeyer (Berlin) Nonlinear processes in supercontinuum generation for the compression of few-cycle laser pulses
A. Demircan (Berlin) Supercontinuum generation by the modulation instability
M. Kroh (Berlin) Fiber based pulse compression for 640 Gb/s OTDM
10:35 - 11:05 Coffee break
11:05 - 12:40 J. Dudley (Besancon, France) Ultrafast dynamics in nonlinear fiber optics: Old physics, new opportunities
M. Pietrzcyk (Berlin) Solitary-wave solutions of coupled (1+1)- and (2+1)-dimensional nonlinear Schrödinger equations
S. Leble (Gdansk, Poland) Mode interaction in multi-mode optical fibers with Kerr effect
12:40 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 16:00 D. Skryabin (Bath, UK) Soliton effects in photonic crystal fibers
I. Fischer (Brussels, Belgium) Longitudinal and lateral modelocking of broad area semiconductor lasers
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 - 18:05 A. Vladimirov (Berlin) Theoretical analysis of dynamical instabilities in a mode-locked semiconductor laser
R. Kaiser (Berlin) Suppression of Q-switching in monolithic 40 GHz mode-locked lasers
P. Bardella (Turin, Italy) Analysis of self pulsations in DBR lasers: Two alternative approaches

Wednesday, 4 May 2005
9:00 - 10:30 J. Mørk (Lyngby, Denmark) Nonlinear saturation dynamics and its application to all-optical regeneration and light slow-down
M. Nizette (Lille, France) Pulse interaction via gain and loss dynamics in passive mode-locking
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 E. Avrutin (York, UK) Towards microscopic models of quantum well and quantum dot mode-locked lasers
M. Radziunas (Berlin) Simulation and analysis of the Traveling Wave model for multisection semiconductor lasers
12:30 Closing

Please note: invited talks: 40 min, contributed talks: 20 min