Technical Conference:
5-10 June 2016
7-9 June 2016

2015 Invited Speakers

Fundamental Science/QELS

  • FS 1: Quantum Optics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids

    Ronald Walsworth, Harvard Univ., USA
    Nanoscale Magnetic Imaging using Diamond

  • FS 2: Quantum Science, Engineering and Technology

    Antonio Acin, ICFO -The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
    Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution

  • Julio Barreiro, Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
    A Fermionic Quantum Computer with Ultracold Atoms

  • FS 3: Metamaterials and Complex Media

    Stefano Lupi, Universita di Roma, Italy
    Dirac Plasmons in Topological Insulators

  • Douglas Stone, Yale Univ., USA
    Coherent Perfect Absorbers and Coherent Control of Absorption

  • FS 4: Optical Excitations and Ultrafast Phenomena in Condensed Matter

    Adrian Cavalieri, Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik, Germany
    Attosecond Sources for Time-Bandwidth Balanced Spectroscopy

  • Kin Mak, Pennsylvania State Univ., USA
    Manipulating the Valley Pseudospin in MoS2 Transistors

  • FS 5: Nonlinear Optics and Novel Phenomena

    Stephane Coen, Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand
    Temporal Cavity Solitons: From Fiber Resonators to Microresonators

  • Yuri Kivshar, Australian National Univ., Australia
    Nonlinear Effects Driven by Optically-induced Magnetic Response

  • FS 6: Nano-Optics and Plasmonics

    Dmitri Basov, Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
    Nano-photonic Phenomena in Atomically Thin van der Waals Crystals

  • Christoph Lienau, Univ. Oldenburg, Germany
    Ultrafast Coherent Charge Transfer in Solar Cells and Artificial Light Harvesting Systems: Toward Movies of Electronic Motion

  • FS 7: High-Field Physics and Attosciences

    Oren Cohen, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Bright High Harmonics with Tunable Polarization

  • Omar Hurricane, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    Getting Beyond Unity Fusion Fuel Gain in an Inertially Confined Fusion Implosion

Science & Innovations

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Applications & Technology

  • A&T 1: Biomedical Applications

    Stephen Boppart, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    Finding Bugs in your Ear: Clinical Imaging of Middle-ear Infections and Biofilms using OCT

  • Robert  Campbell, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
    Engineering the next Generation of Optogenetic Reporters to Illuminate Neuronal Activity

  • Audrey Ellerbee, Stanford Univ., USA
    Multipurpose Information Encoding using interleaved Optical Coherence Tomography

  • Nam Seong Kim, Lutronic, Inc, South Korea
    Medical Laser Market Overview and Optical Insights on the Laser-tissue Treatments using multiple Wavelengths in Single Medical Laser Equipment

  • Do-Hyun Kim, Food and Drug Administration, USA
    Multi-spectral Imaging for Determining End-point of Photo-thermal Damage on Tissue

  • Seemantini Nadkarni, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Blood Coagulation Sensing at the Point of Care

  • Mark Schnitzer, Stanford Univ., USA
    Visualizing Mammalian Brain Area Interactions by Dual-axis Two-photon Calcium Imaging

  • Shy Shoham, Technion Israel Institute of Tech., Israel
    Photonic Interfacing with Large Scale Natural and Bioengineered Neuronal Networks

  • Yuankai Tao, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, USA
    Integrative Advances for OCT-Guided Ophthalmic Surgery and Intraoperative OCT

  • Ping Xue, Tsinghua Univ., China
    The Ultimate Road to Real Time 3D Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging

  • Yoshiaki Yasuno, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan
    Quantitative Imaging of Tissue Polarization Property by Jones Matrix Optical Coherence Tomography

  • Seok-Hyun Yun, Harvard Medical School, USA
    The Cell Laser

  • A&T 2: Industrial Applications

    Ilya Bezel, KLA-Tencor Corp, USA
    High Power Laser-Sustained Plasma Lightsources for KLA-Tencor Broadband Inspection Tools

  • Mark Dugan, Translume, USA
    Microfabrication of Ion Trap Platforms with Integrated Optics and Three-dimensional Electrodes

  • Lukas Emmenegger, EMPA, Switzerland
    MIR Spectroscopy beyond Trace Levels - Environmental and Industrial Applications

  • Akira Endo, HiLase Center, Czech Republic
    Status and Potential of Laser based EUV Sources

  • Peter Herman, Univ. of Toronto, Canada
    Laser Processing of Optofluidic Devices for Lab-on-a-chip and Lab-in-fiber

  • Tony Hoult, IPG Photonics Corp, USA
    Lasers in the 2um SWIR spectral regime and their Applications

  • Seung-Woo Kim, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & Tech, South Korea
    Advanced optical distance measurements using femtosecond laser pulses.

  • Stefan Nolte, Friedrich-Schiller-Universit├Ąt Jena, Germany
    Ultrashort Pulse Lasers for Precise Processing: Results of a Recent German Research Initiative

  • Rainer Paetzel, Coherent GmbH, Germany
    Excimer Laser Annealing for LTPS on Large Substrates

  • Dimitrij Walter, MANZ, Germany
    Industrial Processing of Various Materials using Ultrashort Pulsed Laser Sources

  • A&T 3: Photonic Instrumentation & Techniques for Metrology & Industrial Process

    Christopher Chunnilall, NPL, UK
    Metrology for Quantum Communications

  • William Kessler, Physical Sciences Inc., USA
    Diode Laser Spectroscopy based Monitoring of Pharmaceutical Freeze Drying: Linking Measurements to Critical Process Parameters

  • Mark Witinski, EOS Photonics, USA
    Monolithic Quantum Cascade Laser Arrays for Broadband Portable Infrared Spectroscopy

  • A&T 4: Laser & Photonics Applications for Energy & Environment

    Roger Angel, Univ. of Arizona, USA
    High Concentration Solar Photovoltaic Systems using Glass Dish Collectors

  • Ronald Cohen, Univ. of California Berkeley, USA
    Observing and Understanding How NO2 Controls the Chemistry of the Atmosphere

  • Peter Kozodoy, Glint Photonics, Inc., USA
    Self-Tracking Concentrator for Photovoltaics

  • Roland Winston, Univ. of California Merced, USA
    Wide-angle Nonimaging Optics for Concentration and Illumination; Principles and Applications

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