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

2023 Science & Innovations Invited Speakers

S&I 1: Light-matter Interactions and Materials Processing

    Yoshiki Nakata, Osaka University, Japan, Tutorial
    Macro- and Micro- Beam Shaping and Fabrication of Nanostructures

    Enam Chowdhury, Ohio State University, United States
    Femtosecond Laser Damage in the mid-IR regime

    David Geohegan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory,
    Real-time Diagnostics and Control of 2D Crystal Transformations by Pulsed Laser Deposition

    Alexandra Palla Papavlu, Natl Inst Lasers Plasma & Radiation Phys, Romania
    Laser Forward Printing: What We Do Know and What We Would Like to Know

    Gennady Shvets, Cornell University, United States
    Nonlinear Light-Matter Interactions with Designer Metasurfaces: From Time-Modulated Phenomena to Laser Post-processing on a Nanoscale

S&I 2: Laser Systems and Facilities

    Federico Furch, Max Born Institute, Germany, Tutorial
    An overview of OPCPA

    Olivier Chalus, Thales Optronique SA, France
    Industrialized High-power Laser Systems

    Kerr Johnson, Chromacity Ltd., United Kingdom
    Broadband, Tunable OPOs for FTIR Spectroscopy

    Louise Willingale, University of Michigan, United States
    Performance and Status of the Zettawatt Equivalent Ultrashort Pulse Laser Facility

S&I 3: Semiconductor Lasers

    Cun-Zheng Ning, Shenzhen Technology University , China, Tutorial
    Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Nanolasers

    Matteo Meneghini, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Italy
    Degradation Processes and Aging in QD Lasers on Silicon

    Zetian Mi, University of Michigan, United States
    Boron-Nitride UV photonics

    Agnieszka Pietrzak, JENOPTIK Laser Optik Systeme GmbH, Germany
    Device Design and Technology for High Power Diode Lasers in Mass-scale Production

    Kenichi Terao, Nichia Corp, Japan
    Highly efficient blue and green VCSELs with AlInN/GaN bottom DBRs

S&I 4: Nonlinear Optical Technologies

    Martin Fejer, Stanford University, United States, Tutorial
    Nonlinear Nanophotonics in Thin-Film Lithium Niobate

    Camille-Sophie Brès, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    Electric-field-induced Nonlinearities in Silicon Nitride Integrated Photonics

    Goëry Genty, Tampereen Teknillinen Yliopisto, Finland
    Mid-infrared Supercontinuum in Multimode Fibers

    Rachel Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Nonlinear and Electro-Optic Nanomaterials for Telecom and Sensing Devices

    Svetlana Gurevich, University of Münster, Germany
    Conservative Solitons and Reversibility in Time Delayed Systems

    Oleg Pronin, Helmut Schmidt University, Germany
    Nonlinear Optics in Multipass Cells

S&I 5: Terahertz Science and Technology

    Jaime Gomez Rivas, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands, Tutorial
    Tutorial THz Near-field Microscopy of Resonators and Metasurfaces

    Hassan Hafez, Universitat Bielefeld, Germany
    Tunable THz Nonlinearities in Graphene

    Hannah Joyce, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Photonic Nanodevices for THz Optoelectronics

    Fabio Novelli, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Ultra-fast Water-based Terahertz Switches

    Eva Arianna Aurelia Pogna , CNR - IFN, Italy
    Near-field THz Spectroscopy

S&I 6: Optical Materials, Fabrication and Characterization

    Huili (Grace) Xing, Cornell University, , Tutorial
    Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for UV Photonics and Non-linear Optics

    Paolo Biagioni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Plasmonic and Dielectric Antennas in the Mid Infrared with Semiconductor Materials

    Hanieh Fattahi, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany
    Femtosecond Fieldoscopy

    Armando Rastelli, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria
    Semiconductor Quantum Dots As High-performance Sources of Quantum Light

    Kai Xiao, Oak Ridege National Laboraory,
    2D Materials Synthesis and Characterization

    Songrui Zhao, McGill, Canada
    Semiconductor Nanostructures (Nanowire, Dot, Well), Photonics/Nanophotonics

S&I 7: Micro- and Nano-Photonic Devices

    Juerg Leuthold, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Tutorial
    Plasmonics - Devices and Concepts towards Highest-Speed

    Carlos Alonso Ramos, C2N-CNRS, France
    Metamaterial Engineered Silicon Photonic Devices

    Yanne Chembo, University of Maryland, United States
    Optical Frequency Microcombs

    Felix Eltes, Lumiphase AG, Switzerland
    BTO Electro-optic Devices

    Bart Kuyken, Ghent University - imec, Belgium
    III/V-on-lithium Niobate Amplifiers and Lasers

    Stefan Lischke, IHP GmbH, Germany
    Ultra-fast Germanium Photodiodes

    Cuicui Lu, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
    On-chip Topoloigcal Rainbow and Router Devices

    Goran Mashanovich, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Mid-IR Silicon Photonics

    Shankar Kumar Selvaraja, Indian Institute of Science, India
    Silicon Photonics

    Bhavin Shastri, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada
    Neuromorphic Photonics

    Jingbo Sun, Tsinghua University, China
    Cylindrical Beams from Crylindrically Structured Crystals

S&I 8: Ultrafast Optics and Applications

    Michael Chini, University of Central Florida, United States
    Sampling Laser Waveforms using Tunneling in Solids

    Cord Arnold, Lunds Universitet, Sweden, Tutorial
    Spatiotemporal Couplings of Femto- and Attosecond pulses

    Ming-Chang Chen, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    Generation of Isolated Attosecond Pulses Driven by a Post-compressed Yb Laser

    Spencer Jolly, ULB, Belgium
    Vector-vortex Beams with Spatio-temporal Couplings

    Aurelie Jullien, Ecole Polytechnique ENSTA, France
    Spectral Coherence Properties of Continuum Generation in Bulk Crystals

    Chiara Trovatello, Columbia University, United States
    Low-dimensional Platforms for Compact Nonlinear and Quantum Optics

S&I 9: Photonic Integration

    Roel G. Baets, Ghent University, INTEC, Belgium, Tutorial
    Key Trends in Silicon Photonics

    Jean-Emmanuel Broquin, IMEP-LAHC, France
    Title to be Announced

    Christiano De Matos, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil
    Nonlinear Optics of 2D Materials and Their On-chip Integration

    Nicholas Harris, Lightmatter, United States
    Photonics at Massive Scale: Deep Learning with Photocores

    Yang Liu, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    A Photonic Integrated Circuit-based Erbium-Doped Amplifier

    David Marpaung, University of Twente,
    Brillouin Photonics in Silicon Nitride Integrated Circuits

    David Moss, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    Title to be Announced

    Valeria Saggio, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
    Cavity-enhanced Single-photon Emission from Quantum Emitters in Silicon

    Alan Wang, Baylor University, United States
    Integrated Photonics using Transparent Conductive Oxides

    Kevin Williams, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Performance Perspectives for Indium Phosphide Photonic Integrated Circuits

S&I 10: Photonic Advances for Biosciences

    Laurent Cognet, Institute of Optics, CNRS-Univ. Bordeaux, France, Tutorial
    Near-infrared Super Resolution Imaging of the Brain Extracellular Space

    Daniele Faccio, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Quantum Imaging and Holography

    Emily Gibson, University of Colorado at Denver, United States
    Multiphoton Microscopy

    Lei Li, Rice University, United States
    Photoacoustic Imaging Towards Clinical Applications

S&I 11: Fiber Photonics: Novel Phenomena, Lasers, Systems and Fabrication

    Tomas Cizmar, Leibniz-Institut für Photonische Tech, Germany, Tutorial
    Hair-thin Holographic Endoscope for Deep-tissue Observations

    Sonia Boscolo, Aston University, United Kingdom
    Breather Dynamics in Ultrafast Fibre Lasers and Their Intelligent Control

    Hui Cao, Yale University, United States
    Controlling Thermal and Brillouin Instabilities in Multimode Fiber

    Neel Choksi, University of Toronto, Canada
    Sub-megahertz Spectral Dip in a Resonator-free Twisted Gain Medium

    Huilian Ma, Zhejiang University, China
    Navigation-grade Resonant Fiber-optic Gyroscope

    Hans Christian Hansen Mulvad, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Long-range Power delivery in Hollow-core Fibres

    Mingming Nie, University of Colorado Boulder, United States
    Multimode Fiber Microcomb and Beyond

    Norihiko Nishizawa, Nagoya University, Japan
    Ultrashort Pulse Fiber Lasers for Deep Tissue Imaging

    Luca Razzari, INRS-Energie Materiaux et Telecom, Canada
    Few-cycle Visible Light Generation in a Gas-filled Hollow-core Fiber

    Maria Romodina, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany
    Backward Rocket Propulsion of Particles Optically Trapped in Hollow-core Photonic Crystal Fiber

S&I 12: Lightwave Communications and Optical Networks

    Leslie Rusch, Université Laval, Canada, Tutorial
    Silicon Photonics Optimized for High-capacity Transmission

    Maite Brandt-Pearce, University of Virginia, United States
    Technologies for Visible Light Communications

    Vivian Xi Chen, Nokia Bell Labs, United States
    Advanced Modulation Formats for Short-reach Systems

    Jun-ichi Kani, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories, Japan
    Future Optical Access-metro Platforms for Advanced Services in the 6G Era

    Ruben Luis, National Inst of Information & Comm Tech, Japan
    Recent Advances in SDM Transmission Supported by Standard Fiber Cladding Diameter

    Pierre Sillard, Prysmian Group, France
    What is New in Few-Mode Fibers for Mode Division Multiplexing?

    Daniel Zhu, Intel Corporation, United States
    Integrated III-V/Si Photonics Transmitters for Datacenter Interconnects at 800Gb/s and Beyond

S&I 13: Active Optical Sensing

    Lucile Rutkowski, Institut de Physique de Rennes, France, Tutorial
    Cavity Enhanced Fourier Transform Spectroscopy with Comb Mode Resolution

    Piotr Maslowski, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika, Poland
    Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy with Frequency Combs

    Kaoru Minoshima, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
    Highly Functional Dual-comb Spectroscopy

    Filiz Yesilkoy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
    Nano-photonic Biosensors.

S&I 14: Optical Metrology

    Johannes Fink, IST Austria, Austria, Tutorial
    Quantum Two-mode Squeezing Microwaves with Telecom Optics

    Stefanie Kroker, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
    Towards Low-thermal Noise in Optical Cavities - Current Status and Prospects

    Yuya Morimoto, RIKEN, Japan
    Single-cycle Optical Control of Valence Electrons in a Solid and Free Electrons in a Beam

    Thomas Schibli, University of Colorado at Boulder, United States
    Ultra-low Noise Frequency Combs for Microwave Measurements

    Guanhao Wu, Tsinghua University, China
    Dual-comb Ranging: Methodologies, Systems and Applications

S&I 15: Quantum and Atomic Devices and Instrumentation

    Tracy Northup, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Austria, Tutorial
    Levitated Optomechanics: Towards Quantum Control of Mechanical Motion

    Shimon Kolkowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
    Test of the Gravitational Redshift with a Miniature Clock Network

    Virginia Lorenz, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
    Quantum Photonics (State Generation, Memories)

    Karan Mehta, Cornell University, United States
    Integrated Photonics for Control of Atomic Systems

    Tim Schröder, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
    Quantum Information Processing In Diamond