Technical Conference:
13 – 18 May 2018
15 – 17 May 2018

2017 Invited Speakers

Applications & Technology

  • A&T 1: Biomedical Applications

    Juanita Anders, USUHS, USA
    Emerging Photobiomodulation Therapeutics

  • Vadim Backman, Northwestern University, USA
    Convergence of Nanoimaging, Physics and Biology: Can Engineering Lead to a Cancer Cure?

  • Marcos Dantus, Michigan State University, USA
    Multimodal Stain-Free Imaging of the Retina with a Sub-35fs Yb-fiber Laser

  • Adrien Desjardins, University College London, UK
    All-Optical Pulse-Echo Ultrasound Imaging For Guiding Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • DongKyun Kang, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    In vivo Cellular Imaging with Spectrally Encoded Confocal Microscopy

  • Chulhong Kim, POSTECH, South Korea
    Listening to Light and Seeing Through: In Vivo Multiscale Photoacoustic Imaging

  • Meena Siddiqui, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, USA
    High-Speed Subsampled Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging with a Frequency Comb Laser

  • Peng Xi, Peking University, China
    Mirror Enhanced STED Super-resolution Microscopy

  • A&T 2: Industrial Applications

    Ronny De Loor, Scanlab, Belgium
    Polygon Scanners Combining Speed and Accuracy

  • Igor Fomenkov, Cymer, USA
    Industrialization of a Laser Produced Plasma EUV light source for Lithography

  • Wolfgang Schulz, RWTH Aachen Univ, Germany
    Relevance of Modeling Laser-material Interactions in the Industrial Context

  • Sina Shahbazmohamadi, University of Connecticut, USA
    Title to be Determined

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

    Ann Chiaramonti Debay, NIST, USA
    Chemical Segregation and Microstructural Evolution of Fiber Laser Beam Welded Low Carbon Sheet Steel

  • Andreas Hugi, Eidgenossische Tech Hochschule Zurich, Switzerland
    Mid-Infrared spectrometer featuring µ-second time resolution based on dual-comb quantum cascade laser frequency combs

  • Albert Manninen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
    Isotope-Selective Breath Analysis

  • Michael Thorpe, Bridger Photonics, USA
    Gas Mapping LiDAR for large-area leak detection and emissions monitoring applications

  • Doug Zuliani, Tenova Goodfellow, Canada
    The Application of Laser Off-Gas Analysis for Process Control in Harsh Industrial Environments

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

    Michael Frish, Physical Sciences Inc., United States
    Laser-Based Sensors for Addressing Climate Change

  • Gerard Wysocki, Princeton University, United States
    Chirped-laser Dispersion Spectroscopy for Large-area Methane Detection

  • Kevin Chen, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Probing Gas Reaction Chemistry and Temperature with High Spatial Resolution during the High Temperature Fuel Cell Operation

  • Gregory Rieker, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
    Locating Methane Leaks across Large Areas with Frequency Comb Lasers

  • Dan Wasserman, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    New Sources and Sensors for Mid- to Far-IR Optical Sensing

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