Technical Conference:
14 – 19 May 2017
16 – 18 May 2017

CLEO: Science & Innovations

CLEO: Science & Innovations is the "classic" CLEO which for over 38 years has reported applied research results on all types of lasers, optical materials, and photonic devices.

Topics include laser processing of materials, terahertz technologies, high-field and ultrafast optics, optical communications, biophotonics, optical sensing and metrology, micro- and nano-photonics and non-linear optics.


  • Tso Yee Fan
    MIT Lincoln Lab, USA
    25 years (actually 45 years) of diode-pumped Yb-doped lasers

  • Roy Taylor
    Imperial College London, UK
    Fiber Integrated, Non Linear Manipulation of Pulsed Fiber Lasers

  • Gunter Steinmeyer
    Max Born Inst., Germany
    Interferometric FROG for Ultrafast Spectroscopy on the Few-cycle Scale

  • Richard Savage
    LIGO Hanford Observatory, USA
    The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory at the Beginning of a New Era in Astronomy

  • Laura Waller
    Univ. of California Berkeley, USA
    Computational Microscopy with Large Datasets

Short Courses
  • Robert Fisher, R. A. Fisher Associates, USA
    Foundations of Nonlinear Optics

  • Axel Scherer, Caltech, USA
    Nano Photonics: Physics and Techniques

  • W. Andrew Clarkson, Optoelectronics Res. Ctr., Univ. of Southampton, UK
    High Power Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers

  • Federico Capasso, Harvard Univ., USA
    Quantum Cascade Lasers: Science, Technology, Applications and Markets

  • Marcos Dantus, Michigan State Univ., USA
    Introduction to Ultrafast Pulse Shaping--Principles and Applications

  • Mark Brongersma, Stanford Univ., USA

  • Ben Eggleton, Univ. of Sydney, Australia
    Frontiers of Guided Wave Nonlinear Optics

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