Award List

ISOM’19 (Niigata, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Tu-G-01
Title:Digital Holographic Tomography Based on Compressed Sensing for 3D-PIV
Authors:S. Yoshida, K. Itakura, F. Kaya
Affiliation:Kindai University

Student Award
No.We-K-03
Title:Deep-Learning-Generated Binary Hologram
Authors:H. Goi, K. Komuro, T. Nomura
Affiliation:Wakayama University

Student Award
No.We-L-02
Title:Acquisition of Dense Parallax Images Using a Two-Dimensional Image Sensor by Applying Single-Pixel Imaging to Integral Photography
Authors:R. Usami1, T. Nobukawa2, M. Miura2, N. Ishii2, E. Watanabe1, T. Muroi2
Affiliations:1The University of Electro-Communications, 2Japan Broadcasting Corporation

Poster Award
No.Tu-J-16
Title:Single Shot Detection of Phase Encoded Signal by Using Deep Learning
Authors:M. Tokoro, R. Fujimura
Affiliation:Utsunomiya University

Program Chair Award
No.Tu-I-04
Title:Blood-Flow Visualization in Skin in Response to Taste Stimuli Using General-Purpose Camera
Authors:Y. Tanaka, S. Murata
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

ISOM’18 (Kitakyushu, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Mo-B-03
Title:Broadband Achromatic Metalens for Full-Color Imaging
Authors:C. H. Chu1, S. Wang2, P. C. Wu1, V.-C. Su3, M. L. Tseng1, R. J. Lin4, Y.-C. Lai4, M.-K. Chen4, H. Y. Kuo4, B. H. Chen4, Y. H. Chen4, T. Li2, Z. Wang2, S. Zhu2, D. P. Tsai1,4
Affiliations:1Academia Sinica, 2Nanjing University, 3National United University, 4National Taiwan University

Student Award
No.We-L-04
Title:Numerical Autofocusing Based on Adaptive Sharpness Evaluation for Complex Amplitude Imaging
Authors:K. Komuro1, K. Oe1, Y. Tamada2, T. Nomura1
Affiliations:1Wakayama University, 2National Institute for Basic Biology

Poster Award
No.Tu-J-09
Title:Environmentally Robust Phase Detection for Holographic Data Storage
Authors:K. Yamazaki, M. Yamaguchi
Affiliation:Tokyo Institute of Technology

Program Chair Award
No.Mo-F-03
Title:Demonstration of Digital Holographic Microscope Based on Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC-DHM) System
Authors:K. Inomoto1, H. Satake1, K. Ikeda2, S. Kodama1, K. Okamoto3, E. Watanabe1
Affiliations:1The University of Electro-Communications, 2Osaka Prefecture University, 3Okamoto Laboratory

ISOM’17 (Matsue, Shimane, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Mo-B-02
Title:Close-Up Technology for Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Authors:M. Sao, Y. Nakamura, K. Tajima, T. Shimano
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

Student Award
No.Mo-F-03
Title:Long Working Distance Fundus Photography with Correlated Laser Speckle
Authors:J.-E. Li1, W.-H. Lai1, Y.-C. Chung2, S.-J. Chen2, Y. Zhang3, C.-H. Tien1
Affiliations:1National Chiao Tung University, 2Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 3New England College of Optometry

Special Award
No.Tu-G-02
Title:Spatial Differential Encoding and Wavefront Estimation for Phase Multi-Level Holographic Data Storage
Author:T. Utsugi
Affiliation:Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc.

Program Chair Award
No.Tu-G-04
Title:Image Recognition Demodulation Using Convolutional Neural Network for Holographic Data Storage
Authors:Y. Katano, T. Muroi, N. Kinoshita, N. Ishii
Affiliation:Japan Broadcasting Corporation

ISOM’16 (Kyoto, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Tu-G-05
Title:Tunable Optical Response of Phase-Change Metasurface
Authors:C. H. Chu1, M. L. Tseng2, H.-C. Wang2, T.-Y. Chen2, J. Chen2, W.-Y. Tsai2, D. P. Tsai1,2
Affiliations:1Academia Sinica, 2National Taiwan University

Student Award
No.Mo-B-04
Title:Single-Shot Phase Reconstruction by Iterative Fourier Transform Algorithm in the Holographic Data Storage System
Authors:X. Lin1, R. Fujimura2, S. Umegaki3, M. Endo3, Y. Tanaka3, H. Nishimoto3, Y. Huang1, X. Tan1, T. Shimura3
Affiliations:1Beijing Institute of Technology, 2Utsunomiya University, 3The University of Tokyo

Special Award
No.We-K-02
Title:Three-Dimensional Object Profiling Using FMCW Optical Sensing System
Authors:K. Iiyama, T. Washizuka, Y. Kimura
Affiliation:Kanazawa University

Program Chair Award
No.Mo-B-03
Title:Recording Multilevel Phase Data in a Holographic Data Storage System Based on Digital Holography
Authors:T. Nobukawa, T. Nomura
Affiliation:Wakayama University

ISOM’15 (Toyama, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Mo-B-02
Title:Demonstration of 8K SHV Playback from Holographic Data Storage
Authors:N. Kinoshita, Y. Katano, T. Muroi, N. Saito
Affiliation:Japan Broadcasting Corporation

Student Award
No.Tu-G-02
Title:Optical Correlation Method for Partial Image Matching with Coded Reference Pattern
Authors:K. Ikeda, E. Watanabe
Affiliation:The University of Electro-Communications

Special Award
No.Tu-G-03
Title:Imaging Properties of Quasi-Periodic Nanohole Array as an Ultra-Thin Planar Optical Lens
Authors:T. S. Kao, Y. T. Lo, H.-C. Kuo
Affiliation:National Chiao Tung University

Program Chair Award
No.We-L-04
Title:High-Density Recording Method with RLL Turbo Code for Holographic Data Storage System
Authors:Y. Nakamura, T. Hoshizawa
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

ISOM’14 (Hsinchu, Taiwan)

Best Paper Award
No.Tu-B-01
Title:Low-Cost Ultra-High Areal Density Optical Disc System towards 400 GB/Disc
Authors:Y. Morimoto1, T. Kurokawa1, A. Kikukawa1, K. Watanabe1, Z. Chiba2, H. Takashima3, I. Matsuda4, S. Kojo4, K. Shimomai4, T. Fujii4
Affiliations:1Hitachi, Ltd., 2Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, 3Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd., 4Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Student Award
No.Tu-E-03
Title:Shift Multiplexing with Uncorrelated Computer-Generated Reference Patterns in Coaxial Holographic Storage
Authors:T. Nobukawa, T. Nomura
Affiliation:Wakayama University

Special Award
No.We-F-03
Title:Time-Resolved Phase-Change Recording Mark Formation with Zinc Oxide Near-Field Optical Active Layer
Authors:T. S. Kao1, W.-L. Hsu2, W.-Y. Tsai2, D. P. Tsai2,3
Affiliations:1National Chiao Tung University, 2National Taiwan University, 3Academia Sinica

Program Chair Award
No.We-J-39
Title:Analysis of Extended Depth of Focus by Phase-Space Optics
Authors:J.-E. Li, H.-C. Chiu, C.-H. Tien
Affiliation:National Chiao Tung University

ISOM’13 (Incheon, Korea)

Best Paper Award
No.Mo-B-02
Title:Write/Read System Using High-Productivity Super-Multilayer Optical Discs
Authors:T. Kurokawa, T. Ide, Y. Tanaka, K. Watanabe
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

Best Student Paper Award
No.Mo-E-04
Title:Data Page Reconstruction Based on Two-Dimensional Soft Output Viterbi Algorithm with Self-Reference for Holographic Data Storage
Authors:K. Koo1, S.-Y. Kim1,2, J. J. Jeong1, S. W. Kim1
Affiliations:1Pohang University of Science and Technology, 2Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Best Academic Paper Award
No.Tu-I-01
Title:Design of Nanoparticle Array-Based Sharp Ridge Nanoaperture to Induce Multiple Excitation of Localized Surface Plasmon
Authors:W.-S. Lee, S.-M. Kang, T. Kim, G. Lim, G.-J. Choi, K.-S. Park, Y.-P. Park, N.-C. Park
Affiliation:Yonsei University

Best Technical Paper Award
No.Th-M-03
Title:Recording Characteristics of High-Density Thin Optical Disk Using Near-Field Optical Recording
Authors:D. Koide, T. Kajiyama, R. Sato, H. Tokumaru, Y. Takano
Affiliation:Japan Broadcasting Corporation

ISOM’12 (Tokyo, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Th-M-03
Title:A Feasibility Study of 25GB/Layer Dynamic Recording by Using Two-Photon Material and Heat-Mode Bump Formation Method
Authors:T. Sasaki, H. Mochizuki, T. Mikami, T. Kitahara, H. Tsuyama, K. Inoue
Affiliation:FUJIFILM Corporation

Best Student Paper Award
No.Th-L-06
Title:38-Level Spatial Quadrature-Amplitude Modulation Recording with Double-Referential Holography
Authors:K. Zukeran1, A. Okamoto1, M. Takabayashi2, A. Shibukawa1, A. Tomita1
Affiliations:1Hokkaido University, 2Kyushu Institute of Technology

Best Academic Paper Award
No.Th-L-04
Title:Microholographic Optical Data Storage with Spatial Mode Multiplexing
Authors:H. Mikami, K. Watanabe
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

Best Technical Paper Award
No.Th-M-01
Title:20-Layer Optical Disc Fabricated with Web Coating and Laminating Process
Authors:T. Mikami1, H. Mochizuki1, T. Sasaki1, T. Kitahara1, H. Tsuyama1, K. Inoue1, M. Ito2
Affiliations:1FUJIFILM Corporation, 2LINTEC Corporation

ISOM/ODS’11 (Kauai, Hawaii, USA)

Best Paper Award
No.OWB3
Title:Reduction of Interlayer Crosstalk in Multilayer Optical Disc by Using Phase-Diversity Homodyne Detection
Authors:T. Ide, K. Osawa, H. Mikami, K. Watanabe
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

Best Student Paper Award
No.OTuE2
Title:Adjoint FDTD for Nanophotonic Device Optimization
Authors:P. Hansen, Y. Zheng, E. Perederey, L. Hesselink
Affiliation:Stanford University

Best Academic Paper Award
No.OTuD7
Title:Manipulation of Multi-Dimensional Plasmonic Spectra for Information Storage
Authors:W. T. Chen1, P. C. Wu1, C. J. Chen1, C.-J. Weng2, H.-C. Lee3, T.-J. Yen3, C.-H. Kuan1, M. Mansuripur4, D. P. Tsai1,2,5
Affiliations:1National Taiwan University, 2National Applied Research Laboratory, 3National Tsing Hua University, 4The University of Arizona, 5Academia Sinica

Best Technical Paper Award
No.OWA3
Title:Experimental Demonstration of Optical Phase Multi-Level Recording in Microhologram
Authors:H. Mikami, K. Osawa, K. Watanabe
Affiliation:Hitachi, Ltd.

ISOM’10 (Hualien, Taiwan)

Best Paper Award
No.Th-L-03
Title:Void Type Micro-Reflector Recording Using an All-Semiconductor Picosecond Laser
Authors:H. Yamatsu1, Y. Takemoto1, S. Tashiro1, G. Fujita1, T. Miura1, T. Iwamura1, H. Uchiyama1, K. S. Yun2
Affiliations:1Sony Corporation, 2Sony Chemical & Information Device Corporation

Best Student Paper Award
No.Mo-E-02
Title:SIL Based Near Field Recording System with Flexible Optical Disk
Authors:H. Hwang, J.-G. Kim, K. W. Song, K.-S. Park, N.-C. Park, H. Yang, Y.-C. Rhim, Y.-P. Park
Affiliation:Yonsei University

Best Academic Paper Award
No.Tu-I-13
Title:Parallel Signal Readout for Roll-Type Optical Advanced Memory
Authors:M. Tsuji1, T. Tsukamoto1, W. Inami1, Y. Kawata1, M. Ito2
Affiliations:1Shizuoka University, 2LINTEC Corporation

Best Technical Paper Award
No.Th-L-07
Title:16 Layers Write Once Disc with Separated Guide Layer
Authors:M. Ogasawara1, K. Takahashi1, M. Nakano1, M. Inoue2, A. Kosuda2, T. Kikukawa2
Affiliations:1Pioneer Corporation, 2TDK Corporation

ISOM’09 (Nagasaki, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Mo-D-03
Title:First Proposal of 100 GB Rewritable Triple-Layer Optical Disk Using a GeTe-Rich GeSbTe Film and a New Dielectric Film with a High Refractive Index
Authors:T. Nishihara, A. Tsuchino, Y. Tomekawa, H. Kusada, R. Kojima, N. Yamada
Affiliation:Panasonic Corporation

Best Student Paper Award
No.Th-I-05
Title:Fiber Confocal Microscope for Alignment-Free Readout System of Multilayered Optical Memory
Authors:M. Tsuji, W. Inami, Y. Kawata
Affiliation:Shizuoka University

Best Academic Paper Award
No.Th-I-04
Title:Plasmonic Three-Dimensional Optical Disk with Ten Recording Layers
Authors:T. Tanaka1,2, T. Higuchi3, T. Koga3, A. Mitsumori3
Affiliations:1RIKEN, 2JST PRESTO, 3Pioneer Corporation

Best Technical Paper Award
No.Mo-D-04
Title:Thermal Recording for 200GB SIL Disc Mastering
Authors:N. Yamaoka, S. Murakami, Y. Sugawara, S. Ohshima, T. Takishita, F. Yokogawa
Affiliation:Pioneer Corporation

ISOM/ODS’08 (Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA)

Best Paper Award
No.MB2
Title:Multi-Layer 400 GB Optical Disk
Authors:A. Mitsumori, T. Higuchi, T. Yanagisawa, M. Ogasawara, S. Tanaka, T. Iida
Affiliation:Pioneer Corporation

Best Student Paper Award
No.WB4
Title:A Two-Color Photopolymer System for High-Capacity Multilayer Optical Data Storage
Authors:B. A. Kowalski, R. R. McLeod, T. F. Scott
Affiliation:The University of Colorado at Boulder

Best Academic Paper Award
No.WB2
Title:What Is the Origin of Activation Energy in Phase-Change Film?
Authors:J. Tominaga, T. Shima, P. Fons, R. E. Simpson, M. Kuwahara, A. Kolobov
Affiliation:National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

Best Technical Paper Award
No.TuB2
Title:A Novel Deformable Mirror for Spherical Aberration Compensation
Authors:S. Aoki, M. Yamada, T. Yamagami
Affiliation:Sony Corporation

ISOM’07 (Singapore)

Best Paper Award
No.Tu-F-02
Title:Optical Head Using Single Objective Lens for BD, HD DVD, DVD and CD
Authors:R. Katayama, Y. Komatsu
Affiliation:NEC Corporation

Best Poster Paper Award
No.We-J-07
Title:Self-Cleaning of SIL and Media Using Photo-Catalyst TiO2 Film for the Near-Field Recording
Authors:H.-G. Hong, Y.-J. Kim
Affiliation:Yonsei University

Best Student Paper Award
No.Mo-B-06
Title:Thermo-Optical Origins of the Super-Resolution Effect: Real-Time Characterization of the Huge and Reversible Optical Nonlinearity of InSb
Authors:J. Pichon1, M.-F. Armand2, F. Laulagnet2, B. Hyot2
Affiliations:1MPO International, 2CEA Leti

Best Academic Paper Award
No.Mo-C-06
Title:Developing a Platform for Detecting Bio-Molecules
Authors:S. C. B. Gopinath, T. Arai, H. Mizuno, P. K. R. Kumar, K. Awazu, J. Tominaga
Affiliation:National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

Best Technical Paper Award
No.We-H-05
Title:An Integrated Recording Head for Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording
Authors:E. C. Gage, W. A. Challener, N. J. Gokemeijer, G. P. Ju, B. Lu, K. Pelhos, C. B. Peng, R. E. Rottmayer, X. M. Yang, H. Zhou, T. Rausch, M. A. Seigler
Affiliation:Seagate Technology

ISOM’06 (Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Mo-B-05
Title:Century Stable Quadruple-Layer BD-R Using Te-O-Pd Based Films
Authors:H. Habuta, M. Tomiyama, K. Takahashi, M. Tsukada, N. Miyagawa, K. Nishiuchi, N. Yamada
Affiliation:Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

Best Poster Paper Award
No.Th-I-41
Title:Comparison from M# Consumption Point of View for the Coaxial Holographic Storage Arrangements
Authors:Z. Karpati, K. Banko, G. Szarvas, S. Kautny, L. Domjan
Affiliation:Optimal Optik Kft.

Best Student Paper Award
No.Mo-D-07
Title:Coherent Parallel Copying of Holograms Recorded by Spacial Spread-Spectrum Multiplexing
Authors:T. Ito, A. Okamoto
Affiliation:Hokkaido University

Best Academic Paper Award
No.Tu-G-02
Title:Optical Near-Field Focusing in Super-RENS Thin Film
Authors:J. Tominaga1, P. Fons1, S. Petit1, T. Shima1, K. Kurihara1, Y. Yamakawa1, T. Nakano1, A. Kolobov1,2
Affiliations:1National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 2The University of Montpellier II

Best Technical Paper Award
No.We-H-02
Title:Aerodynamic Stability and High Speed W/R Characteristics of Ultra Thin Disk for SVOD (Stacked Volumetric Optical Disks)
Authors:H. Awano1, H. Ido1, H. Kishi1, A. Inaba1, H. Yamanaka1, M. Tani1, S. Osawa1, M. Yoshihiro1, T. Iida1, Y. Watanabe1, N. Ota1, T. Yoshida2, T. Shimizu2, I. Naniwa2, Y. Abe2, K. Yoshida2, K. Sato2
Affiliations:1Hitachi Maxell Ltd., 2Hitachi, Ltd.

ISOM/ODS’05 (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)

Best Paper Award
No.WC4
Title:Improved Near-Field Recording System for First-Surface Media with an NA=1.9 Solid Immersion Lens
Authors:C. A. Verschuren, F. Zijp, J. M. van den Eerenbeemd, J. I. Lee, D. M. Bruls
Affiliation:Philips Electronics N.V.

Best Poster Award
No.TuP26
Title:Over 500 Mbps Data Recording on Write-Once Media with L-Shaped Write Strategy
Authors:S. Furumiya, K. Takahashi, H. Kitaura, N. Miyagawa, N. Yamada
Affiliation:Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

Best Student Award
No.TuB8
Title:Comparative Evaluation of Equalization Methods for Holographic Data Storage Channel
Authors:S. Nabavi, B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar
Affiliation:Carnegie Mellon University

ISOM’04 (Jeju Island, Korea)

Best Paper Award
No.We-E-02
Title:Proposal for Multi-Layer Blu-ray Disc Structure
Authors:I. Ichimura, G. Hashimoto, K. Saito, T. Yamasaki, T. Yukumoto, T. Maruyama, K. Osato
Affiliation:Sony Corporation

Best Poster Award
No.Th-J-04
Title:New Spherical Aberration Compensator for Blu-ray Disc
Authors:H. Nakahara, D. Matsubara, T. Matozaki, N. Takeshita, T. Yoshihara
Affiliation:Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Best Student Award
No.Th-PP-07
Title:C-Shaped Aperture for Near-Field Recording
Authors:J.-Y. Fang, W.-T. Lin, C.-H. Tien, Y. Chiu, H.-P. D. Shieh
Affiliation:National Chiao Tung University

ISOM’03 (Nara, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Tu-B-04
Title:The BD-Type Multi-Layer 100 GB ROM Disk Using the Photopolymer Sheet
Authors:N. Shida1, T. Higuchi1, Y. Hosoda1, H. Miyoshi2, A. Nakano2, K. Tsuchiya2
Affiliations:1Pioneer Corporation, 2Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.

Best Poster Award
No.We-PP-01
Title:Highspeed 16x DVD Dye Recording
Authors:J. Hellmig1, J. C. Rijpers1, H. Spruit2
Affiliations:1Philips Research Laboratories, 2Philips Optical Storage

ISOM/ODS’02 (Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA)

Best Paper Award
No.MB.3
Title:Electron Beam Recording with a Novel Differential Pumping Head Realizing over 50GB/Layer Capacity Disc
Authors:M. Takeda1, M. Furuki1, M. Yamamoto1, Y. Aki1, H. Kawase1, M. Koizumi2, S. Takashima2, T. Miyokawa2, N. Date2
Affiliations:1Sony Corporation, 2JEOL Ltd.

Best Paper Award
No.ThB.2
Title:Small Integrated Optical Head Device Using a Blue-Violet Laser Diode for Blu-ray Disc System
Authors:K. Manoh1, H. Yoshida1, T. Kobayashi1, M. Takase1, K. Yamauchi1, S. Fujiwara1, T. Ohno1, N. Nishi1, M. Ozawa1, M. Ikeda2, T. Tojyo2, T. Taniguchi1
Affiliations:1Sony Corporation, 2Sony Shiroishi Semiconductor Inc.

ISOM’01 (Taipei, Taiwan)

Best Paper Award
No.We-C-03
Title:NA=0.85 Single Objective Lens for a High Density Optical Disk System
Authors:M. Itonaga, F. Ito, K. Matsuzaki, S. Chaen, K. Oishi, T. Ueno, A. Nishizawa
Affiliation:Victor Company of Japan, Ltd.

Best Poster Award
No.Pd-11
Title:0.85-NA Single-Objective Lens Using Aberration-Compensation Methods
Authors:T. Ariyoshi1, T. Shimano1, K. Maruyama2
Affiliations:1Hitachi, Ltd., 2Asahi Optical Co., Ltd.

ISOM2000 (Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Th-E-06
Title:A Groove Baseband Recording (GBR) and a Polarization Readout Method for Optical ROM Discs
Authors:S. Kobayashi, H. Yamatsu, Y. Takemoto
Affiliation:Sony Corporation

Best Poster Award
No.Fr-PD-04
Title:Phase Change Disc for High Data Rate Recording
Authors:H. Inoue, H. Hirata, T. Kato, H. Shingai, H. Utsunomiya
Affiliation:TDK Corporation

ISOM/ODS’99 (Koloa, Hawaii, USA)

Best Paper Award
No.WC1
Title:Optical Disk Recording Using a GaN Blue Laser Diode
Authors:I. Ichimura, F. Maeda, K. Osato, K. Yamamoto, Y. Kasami
Affiliation:Sony Corporation

ISOM’98 (Tsukuba, Japan)

Best Paper Award
No.Th-N-05
Title:Rewritable Dual Layer Phase-Change Optical Disk
Authors:K. Nagata, K. Nishiuchi, S. Furukawa, N. Yamada, N. Akahira
Affiliation:Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

Best Poster Award
No.Pd-07
Title:Deep UV Mastering Using an All-Solid-State 266nm Laser for an over 20GB/Layer Capacity Disk
Authors:M. Takeda, M. Furuki, H. Yamatsu, T. Kashiwagi, Y. Aki, A. Suzuki, K. Kondo, M. Oka, S. Kubota
Affiliation:Sony Corporation