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

Invited Speakers

Fundamental Science/QELS

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

    Joerg Wrachtrup, Universität Stuttgart, Germany

  • FS 2: Quantum Science, Engineering and Technology

    Oliver Benson, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany

  • Masato Koashi, Osaka University, Japan

  • FS 3: Metamaterials and Complex Media

    Natalia M. Litchinitser, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

  • Asger Mortensen, DTU Fotonik, Denmark
    Nanoplasmonics: Exploring Nonlocal and Quantum Effects

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

    David  Hsieh, California Institute of Technology, USA

  • FS 5: Nonlinear Optics and Novel Phenomena

    Shriram  Ramanathan, Harvard University, USA

  • Shuang Zhang, University of Birmingham, USA

  • FS 6: Nano-Optics and Plasmonics

    Shanhui Fan, Stanford University, USA

  • FS 7: High-Field Physics and Attosciences

    Ryan Coffee, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA

  • Matthias Kling, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany
    Attosecond Sampling of Electron Dynamics in Nanostructures

Science & Innovations

    S&I 1: Light-matter Interactions and Materials Processing

    Joërn Bonse, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany

    Masaharu Nishikino, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
    Study on Initial Process of fs Laser Ablation Dynamics by using Soft x-ray Laser Probe

    S&I 2: Advanced Science and Technology for Laser Systems and Facilities

    Lynda Busse, US Naval Research Laboratory, USA
    Anti-reflection Surface Micro Structures for High Energy Lasers

    Alexander M. Segeev, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Russia

    S&I 3: Semiconductor Lasers

    Felix Deschler, Cambridge University, UK
    Photophysics of Organic-inorganic Lead Halide Perovskites for Optically Pumped Lasing Structures

    Claire Gmachl, Princeton University, USA

    Arai Shigeshia, Tokyo Tech, Japan

    Dan Wasserman, University of Illinois, USA

    S&I 4: Nonlinear Optical Technologies

    Fabio Biancalana, Heriot-Watt University, UK

    Konrad Lehnert, University of Colorado at Boulder JILA, USA

    Marko Loncar, Harvard University, USA

    Dario Polli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Broadband Stimulated Raman Scattering with Fourier-transform Detection

    S&I 5: Terahertz Technologies and Applications

    Tyler Cocker, University of Alberta, Germany

    Michael  Johnston, University of Oxford, UK

    Jaime Rivas, FOM Inst for Atomic & Molecular Physics, Netherlands

    Miriam Vitiello, Istituto Nanoscienze CNR, Italy

    S&I 6: Optical Materials, Fabrication, and Characterization

    Mitsuru Takenaka, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Si/III-V CMOS photonics for low-power electronic-photonic integrated circuits on Si platform

    Xiaomu Wang, Yale University, USA
    Optical Properties of Black Phosphorus and its Analogues

    S&I 7: Micro- and Nano-Photonic Devices

    Tal Ellenbogen, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    Shaping Light with Nonlinear Metasurfaces

    Thomas Mueller, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
    Optoelectronics with Two-dimensional Atomic Crystals

    S&I 8: Ultrafast Optics, Optoelectronics, and Applications

    Mamoru Endo, The University of Tokyo, Japan

    Bruno Schmidt, Institut National de la Recherche Sci., Canada
    Towards all Yb based, High Repetition Rate FOPA Systems

    S&I 9: Components, Integration, Interconnects, and Signal Processing

    Ali Adibi, Georgia Tech, USA

    S.J. Ben Yoo, UC Davis, USA

    S&I 10: Biophotonics and Optofluidics

    Jessica Houston, New Mexico State University, USA

    Laura Waller, University of California Berkeley, USA
    Computational Microscopy with Large Datasets

    S&I 11: Fiber Photonics

    W. Andrew Clarkson, University of Southampton, UK
    High Power Fiber Lasers with Radially and Azimuthally Polarized Output Beams

    Peter Krummrich, Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Germany
    Design of Efficient Few Mode Optical Amplifiers for Fiber Capacity Increase

    Alexis Mendez, MCH Engineering, LLC, USA

    David Ottaway, University of Adelaide, Australia

    S&I 12: Lightwave Communications and Optical Networks

    John Downie, Corning Incorporated, USA
    Quasi-single-mode Transmission for Long-haul and Submarine Optical Communications

    Mariia Sorokina, Aston University, UK
    Shannon Capacity of Nonlinear Communication Channels

    S&I 13: Active Optical Sensing

    Gerard  Wysocki, Princeton University, USA

    S&I 14: Optical Metrology

    Richard Savage, LIGO Hanford Observatory, USA
    Overview and Status of the Advanced LIGO Project

    Richard Savage, LIGO Hanford Observatory, USA

    Nicolas Treps, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, France

Applications & Technology

  • A&T 1: Biomedical Applications

    Michael Choma, Yale University, USA

  • Kristina Irsch, Johns Hopkins University, USA

  • Michael Jenkins, Case Western Reserve University, USA

  • Dayong Jin, Macquarie University, Australia

  • Woonggyu Jung, UNIST, USA

  • Pablo Loza-Alvarez, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

  • Yujie Sun, Peking University, China

  • Kai Wang, HHMI Janelia Farms Research Campus, USA

  • A&T 2: Industrial Applications

    Marc Fischer, Nanoplus Nanosystems and Tech GmbH, Germany
    Interband Cascade Lasers in the MIR for Sensing Applications

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

    William Challener, Zolo Technologies, USA

  • Kevin Douglass, NIST, USA

  • David Michael Giltner, JDSU, USA

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

    Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology, USA

  • Ian Coddington, NIST, USA

  • Waqidi Falicoff, LPI, USA

  • Azer Yalin, Colorado State University, USA

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