• An In-Person-Only Event
  • Technical Conference:  07 – 12 May 2023
  • The CLEO Hub: 09 – 11 May 2023

Fundamental Science Invited Speakers

FS 1: Quantum Optics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids

    Jon Simon, Stanford University, United States, Tutorial
    Microwave-optical Transduction

    Soonwon Choi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
    Analog Quantum Simulation

    Michael Foss-Feig, Quantinuum, United States
    Quantum Simulation

    Victoria Xu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
    Gravitational-wave Astronomy Beyond the Quantum Limit

FS 2: Quantum Information and Communication

    Li Qian, University of Toronto, Canada, Tutorial
    Entangled and Hyper-entangled Photons Directly Generated in Chi(2) Fibers

    Charles Lim , JP Morgan Chase Corporate Center, United States
    Title to be Announced

    Mehdi Namazi, Qunnect Inc., United States
    Title to be Announced

    Shuang Wang, Key Lab of Quantum Information,CAS,USTC, China
    Title to be Announced

FS 3: Quantum Photonics

    Pascale Senellart, CNRS-C2N, France, Tutorial
    Quantum Light Generation with Semiconductor Quantum Dots

    Marco Liscidini, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
    Non-classical Light From Reconfigurable Integrated Sources

    Jelmer Renema, QuiX Quantum B.V., Netherlands
    Multiphoton Quantum Optics, Integrated Photonics

    Lynden Shalm, National Inst of Standards & Technology, United States
    From Quantum Foundations to Quantum Randomness as a Service

FS 4: Optical Excitations and Ultrafast Phenomena in Condensed Matter

    Keshav Dani, Okinawa Inst of Science & Technology, Japan, Tutorial
    Exciton Spectroscopy Using Time Resolved XUV-μ-ARPES

    Nicholas Sirica, Center for Integrated Nanotechnology, United States
    Symmetry Breaking Through Ultrafast Photocurrents

    Alfred Zong, University of California Berkeley, United States
    Femtosecond Growth of Topological Defects Visualized in a 2D Charge Density Wave

FS 5: Nonlinear Optics and Novel Phenomena

    Stefan Rotter, Technische Universität Wien, Austria, Tutorial
    Light at Critical Coupling: From Exceptional Points to Perfect Absorption and Transmission in Complex Media

    Li Ge, College of Staten Island, CUNY, United States
    Novel Resonances and Exceptional Points in Non-Hermitian Optical Systems

    Kater Murch, Washington University in St Louis, United States
    Quantum Dynamics of Liouvillian Exceptional Points

    Ewold Verhagen, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Netherlands
    Title to be Announced

    Benjamin Wetzel, CNRS, France
    Smart Nonlinear Photonics: From on-chip Pulse Processing to Tailored Nonlinear Fiber Propagation

FS 6: Nano-Optics and Plasmonics

    Ursula Wurstbauer, University of Münster, , Tutorial
    Tailored Quantum Nanosystems: Electronics – Photophysics – Interactions – Collective Behavior

    Maja Colautti, CNR-IFN Institute of Photonics and Nanot, Italy
    Quantum Nanophotonics

    Justus Ndukaife, Vanderbilt University, United States
    Metasurfaces, Plasmonics, Optofluidics

    Eileen Otte, Stanford University, United States
    Structured Light

    Haoran Ren, Monash University, Australia
    3D meta-optics

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

    Alex Zylstra, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States, Tutorial
    Burning and Ignited Plasmas in Inertial Confinement Fusion

    Rebecca Boll, European XFEL GmbH,
    X-ray induced Coulomb Explosion Imaging of Complex Molecules

    Heide Ibrahim, INRS EMT, Canada
    Following Ultrafast Roaming Dissociation Dynamics with Coulomb Explosion Imaging

    Thomas Pfeifer, Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik, Germany
    Laser Control of Electronic Exchange Interaction within a Molecule

    Eduard Prat Costa, Paul Scherrer Institut,
    Generation of short X-ray pulses at SwissFEL

FS 8: Metamaterials and Complex Media

    Filippo Capolino, University of California Irvine, United States, Tutorial
    Exceptional Points, Theory and Applications

    Matthieu Davy, University of Rennes 1,
    Reflectionless Scattering in Disordered Media

    Alejandro Rodriguez, Princeton University, United States
    Photonic Optimization: Approaching the Limits of Light Control