• Technical Conference:  05 – 10 May 2024
  • The CLEO Hub: 07 – 09 May 2024

Fundamental Science Invited Speakers

FS 1: Quantum Optics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids

    Robert Loew, , Germany, Tutorial
    Rydberg Atom Quantum Optics

    Paul Barclay, University of Calgary, Canada
    Diamond Optomechanics, Phonon Lasing

    Jeff Thompson, Princeton University, United States
    Rydberg Atom Quantum Info, Solid State Quantum Science

    Zoe Yan, University of Chicago, United States
    Ultracold Atoms and Molecules

FS 2: Quantum Information and Communication

    Animesh Datta, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, Tutorial
    quantum Metrology

    Valeria Cimini, Univ degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Variational Quantum Algorithm for Multiparameter Estimation

    Urbasi Sinha, Light and Matter Physics group, India
    Spatial and Temporal Quantum Correlations

    Peng Xue, Southeast University (China), China
    Non-Hermitian Quantum Walks with Single Photons and Their Topological Properties

FS 3: Quantum Photonics

    Peter Lodahl, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Tutorial
    Deterministic Single-photon Quantum Hardware for Scalable Quantum Information Processing

    Ana Asenjo-Garcia, Columbia University, United States
    Many-body Quantum Optics in Waveguide QED

    Nathalie de Leon, Princeton University, United States
    Nanoscale Covariance Magnetometry with Diamond Quantum Sensors

    Mercedes Gimeno-Segovia, PsiQuantum, United States
    Quantum Photonic Computing

    Andrew White, University of Queensland, Australia
    Rise of the Machines: Making Better Photons by Getting Rid of Experimentalists

FS 4: Optical Excitations and Ultrafast Phenomena in Condensed Matter

    Xiaoyang Zhu, Columbia University, United States, Tutorial
    Exciton Physics

    Ankit Disa, Max Planck Institute, Germany
    Photoinduced High Temperature Ferromagnetism

    Wanzheng Hu , Boston University, United States
    The Use of Resonantly-driven Phonons to Control Functional Properties in Materials

FS 5: Nonlinear Optics and Novel Phenomena

    Maria Chekhova, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany, Tutorial
    High-gain SPDC Photon Sources

    Rivka Bekenstein, Kaplun 15, Israel
    Simulation of Post-Newtonian Gravity in Nonlocal Nonlinear Medium

    Hui Cao, Yale University, United States
    Impact of Microcavity Geometry on the Spatio-temporal Dynamics in Semiconductor Lasers

    Mohammad-Ali Miri, University of Texas at Austin, United States
    Analog Information Processing on a Photonic Chip with Programmable Photonic Integrated Circuits

    Sebastian Weidemann, University of Rostock, Germany
    Topological and Non-Hermitian Photonics, Nonlinear Discrete Systems

FS 6: Nano-Optics and Plasmonics

    Yohannes Abate, University of Georgia, United States
    Quantum and Nano-optics

    Aitzol García-Etxarri, Denostia International Physics Center, Spain

    Cyriaque Genet, CNRS, France
    Optical Forces and Chirality

    Ruwen Peng, Nanjing University, China
    Plasmonics and Nanophotonics

    Bo Zhen, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Topological Photonics

FS 7: Ultrafast Science of Attosecond, X-Ray Free-Electron-Laser, and Ultra-Intense Light

    Mohammed Hassan, University of Arizona, United States, Tutorial
    Attosecond Electron Microscopy and Imaging the Quantum Electron Motion in Action

    Aleksey Korobenko, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Control and Imaging of Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation at the Nanoscale

    Sha Li, Ohio State University, United States
    MIR-THz High-order Harmonic Spectroscopy in Solid

    Francoise Remacle, Universite de Liege, Belgium
    Steering Quantum Dynamics Through Electronic Entanglement in Molecules Pumped by Atto and Few Femto Second Pulses

    Bernd Schuette, Max Born Institute, Germany
    All-attosecond Pump-probe Spectroscopy at kHz Repetition Rate

FS 8: Metamaterials and Complex Media

    Jonathan Fan, Stanford University, United States, Tutorial
    Deep Learning for Inverse Design of Metamaterials

    Mikhail Kats, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
    “Thermal” Radiation from Emitters Not Quite in Equilibrium

    Natalia Litchinitser, Duke University, United States
    Metamaterials and Topology of Light