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.


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

  • Kaoru Minoshima
    University of Electro-Communications, Japan
    Optical Frequency Comb Applications beyond Frequency Metrology

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

  • Nathalie Picque
    Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik, Germany
    Nonlinear Optical Technologies for Frequency Comb Generation and Comb-based Molecular Sensing.

  • Clara Saraceno
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Ultrafast Thin-disk Lasers: Trends and Perspectives

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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