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.


  • Markus Schmidt
    Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
    Nanowire-based Hybrid Optical Fibers: A Platform for Nonlinear Light Generation, Nanoscale Plasmonics and Single Nanoobject Detection

  • Heidi Ottevaere
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Optofluidic Chips for Raman Spectroscopy and Optical Trapping

  • Naoya Kuse
    IMRA America Inc, USA
    Ultra-low Noise Robust Er Fiber-based Optical Frequency Combs with a Graphene Modulator

  • Antoine Godard
    ONERA - The French Aerospace Lab, France
    Optical Parametric Sources for Atmospheric Sensing

  • Katarina Svanberg
    Lund Laser Centre, Sweden
    Laser Spectroscopy to Meet Some Challenges in Medicine

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

  • Rick Trebino, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Introduction to Ultrafast Optics

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