NDSL 2021:
Nonlinear Dynamics in Semiconductor Lasers

June 16 – 18, 2021

General information

The workshop with take place online on the web-based video-calling platforms Gathertown and Zoom.

The program will include invited and contributed talks (on Zoom) as well as a virtual poster session (on Gathertown).

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required (see below).


  • Theoretical and experimental aspects of optoelectronic and photonic device dynamics
  • Modeling of the dynamics in semiconductor laser devices
  • Model reduction using dynamical systems theory
  • Bifurcation theory, analytical and numerical methods in optoelectronics
  • Numerical methods for simulation of edge-emitting broad area lasers and VCSELs
  • Coupled laser systems
  • Frequency-swept lasers
  • High-beta lasers
  • High-power tapered and broad-area lasers and amplifiers
  • Hybrid SOA-fiber lasers
  • Lasers with delayed feedback
  • Mode-locking in lasers
  • Narrow-linewidth lasers
  • Polarization dynamics in VCSELs
  • Quantum dot lasers
  • Ring and edge-emitting multisection lasers
  • Single-photon sources and quantum light emitting diodes
  • Spatial and temporal localized structures of light
  • Synchronization of laser arrays
    • Call for Abstracts

      We welcome contributed talks and posters for the workshop.
      Please submit your abstract (max. 300 words) for a contributed presentation on any of the topics listed above using the registration form.

      Deadline for abstract submission: May 14, 2021
      Notification of acceptance: May 28, 2021


      Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.
      Participation of attendees without own contribution (talk or poster) is limited and can not be guaranteed.

      Confirmed Invited Speakers

      • Thorsten Ackemann (University of Strathclyde)
      • Eugene Avrutin (University of York)
      • Kurt Busch (Humboldt University of Berlin)
      • Weng W. Chow (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque)
      • Lorenzo Columbo (Politecnico di Torino)
      • Gadi Eisenstein (Technion Haifa)
      • Massimo Giudici (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis)
      • Frédéric Grillot (Télécom Paris)
      • Svetlana Gurevich (University of Münster)
      • Guillaume Huyet (University of Côte d'Azur)
      • Frank Jahnke (University of Bremen)
      • Bryan Kelleher (University College Cork)
      • Deb Kane (Macquarie University Sydney)
      • Andreas Knorr (Technical University of Berlin)
      • Anatole Lupu (Université Paris-Saclay)
      • Julien Javaloyes (University of the Balearic Islands)
      • Kathy Lüdge (Technical University of Berlin)
      • Cristina Masoller (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
      • Jesper Mørk (Technical University of Denmark)
      • Volker Raab (Raab-Photonik GmbH)
      • Stephan Reitzenstein (Technical University of Berlin)
      • Stefan Rotter (Technical University of Vienna)
      • Dmitry Skryabin (University of Bath)
      • Svetlana Slepneva (Cork Institute of Technology, Tyndall National Institute)
      • Kestutis Staliunas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
      • Abdelmajid Taki (Universitè de Lille )
      • Mustapha Tlidi (Universitè libre de Bruxelles)
      • Vasile Tronciu (Technical University of Moldova)
      • Ute Troppenz (Heinrich Hertz Institute Berlin)
      • Guy Verschaffelt (Free University of Brussels-VUB)
      • Evgeny A. Viktorov (ITMO St. Petersburg)
      • Andreas Wicht (FBH Berlin)
      • Serhiy Yanchuk (Technical University of Berlin)
      • Alexey Yulin (ITMO St. Petersburg)
      • Anissa Zeghuzi (FBH Berlin)


      Coming soon.



      Secretariat: Laura Wartenberg
      Mohrenstraße 39
      D-10117 Berlin

      e-mail: ndsl2021@wias-berlin.de
      phone: +49-(0)30 20372 539
      fax: +49-(0)30 20372 318


      We gratefully acknowledge support by the Weierstrass Insitute Berlin (WIAS) and the Berlin Mathematics Research Center MATH+.

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