• Technical Conference:  5 – 10 May 2019
  • Exhibition: 7 – 9 May 2019

2018 Invited Speakers

Fundamental Science

  • FS 1: Quantum Optics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids

    Mete Atature, Cambridge University, UK
    Spin-photon Quantum Interfaces in Solids
  • David Gershoni, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Deterministic Generation of Entangled Photons and Photonic Cluster States
  • Stephanie Simmons, Simon Fraser University , Canada
    A Photonic Link for Donor Spin Qubits in Silicon
  • FS 2: Quantum Science, Engineering and Technology

    Ben Buchler, The Australian National University, Australia
    Stationary Light, Spinwave Engineering and Machine Learning in a Quantum Memory
  • Alexander Lvovsky, University of Calgary, Canada
    Interfacing Optical Schrödinger Cats with Polarization Qubits
  • Vahid Sandoghdar, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany
    High-fidelity Single-photon Sources Based on Planar Antennas
  • Christian Weedbrook, Xanadu, USA
    Quantum Computing Using Qumodes
  • Harald Weinfurter, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munchen, Germany
    Handheld Quantum Key Distribution
  • Nicolas Menicucci, RMIT University, AUSTRALIA
    Continuous-variable Quantum Computing: Scalable Designs and Fault Tolerance
  • FS 3: Metamaterials and Complex Media

    Kevin MacDonald, University of Southampton, UK
    Coherent Control of Light-matter Interactions in Standing Waves
  • Otto Muskens, University of Southampton, UK
    New All-optical and Plasmonic Strategies for Controlling Light on a Silicon Chip
  • Rafael Piestun, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
    Adaptive Wavefront Shaping in Linear and Nonlinear Complex Media
  • Gennady Shvets, Cornell University, USA
    Active and Nonlinear Metasurfaces: From Graphene-Integrated to Semiconductor Nanostructures
  • Haim Suchowski, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Nonlinear Optics on Demand
  • Xiaobo Yin, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
    To Be Announced
  • FS 4: Optical Excitations and Ultrafast Phenomena in Condensed Matter

    Alessandra Lanzara, University of California Berkeley, USA
    To Be Announced
  • Xiadong Xu, University of Washington, USA
    2D Magnets and Heterostructures
  • Jigang Wang, Iowa State University, UNITED STATES
    Quantum Manipulation of Competing Phases by Terahertz Pulses
  • FS 5: Nonlinear Optics and Novel Phenomena

    Gaurav Bahl, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    Chirality and Nonreciprocity in Optomechanical Resonator Systems
  • Christoph Becher , Universität des Saarlandes, Germany
    Single Photon Quantum Frequency Conversion as Tool for Quantum Networks
  • Dan Blumenthal, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Integrated Low Linewidth Brillouin Lasers in Ultra Low Loss Si3N4 Waveguide Platform
  • Hui Cao, Yale University, USA
    Spatial Coherence Engineering of Lasers for Imaging Applications
  • Harald Schwefel, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Nonlinear and Quantum Optics within Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators
  • Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, University of New Mexico, USA
    Optical Refrigeration Advances: Solid-State Cryocoolers and Athermal Disk Lasers
  • Frank Wise , Cornell University, USA
    Spatiotemporal Phenomena in Multimode Fibers
  • FS 6: Nano-Optics and Plasmonics

    Claire Deeb, Centre National Recherche Scientifique, France
    Nanogap Antennas: Impact of the High Confinement on the Optical Effective Index
  • Reuven Gordon, University of Victoria, Canada
    Quantum Plasmonic Metamaterials/Metasurfaces and Terahertz Acoustic Vibrations
  • Christie Landes, Rice University, USA
    Single Particle Tracking: Recent Advances in Methods and Applications
  • Dragomir Neshev, The Australian National University, Australia
    Nonlinear Wave Mixing in Semiconductor Nanoantennas and Metasurfaces
  • Michelle Povinelli, University of Southern California, USA
    Microphotonic Materials for Temperature Regulation and Thermal Memory
  • Gary Wiederrecht, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
    Broadband Hot Electron Creation in Nanoscale Gap Plasmon Metasurfaces
  • Val Zwiller, Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands
    Integrated Quantum Optics: From Emitters to Detectors
  • FS 7: High-Field Physics and Attoscience

    Rebecca Boll, DESY, Germany
    Femtosecond Response of Atoms and Molecules to Ultra-intense X-rays
  • Zenghu Chang, University of Central Florida, CREOL, USA
    Approaching Attosecond keV X-ray Frontier
  • Mette Gaarde, Louisiana State University, USA
    HHG in solids: Influence of Band Structure on Harmonic Spectral and Temporal Properties

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