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

2018 Tutorial Speakers

Science & Innovations

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

    Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan
    Creation of Structured Materials with Optical Vortices

    S&I 2: Laser Systems and Facilities

    Peter Moulton, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln Lab, USA
    Current State of the Art in High-power Ultrafast Lasers

    S&I 3: Semiconductor Lasers

    Thomas Wunderer, Palo Alto Research Center, USA
    III-Nitride Lasers – Challenges and Approaches to Expand the Emission Wavelength into the UV

    S&I 4: Nonlinear Optical Technologies

    Elsa  Garmire, Dartmouth College, USA
    Stimulated Brillouin Scattering: Then and Now

    S&I 5: Terahertz Science and Technology

    Leif Oxenlowe, DTU Fotonik, DENMARK
    Gigabit THz Communication

    S&I 6: Optical Materials, Fabrication, and Characterization

    Harish Bhaskaran, University of Oxford, 
    Phase Change Photonics for Neuromorphic Computing and Information Displays

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

    Mikhail  Lukin, Harvard University , UNITED STATES
    Recent Advances in Quantum Information Science Using Quantum Optical Systems

    S&I 8: Ultrafast Optics, Optoelectronics, and Applications

    Franz X.  Kärtner, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), and University of Hamburg, GERMANY
    Terahertz Driven Accelerators and X-ray Sources

    S&I 9: Photonic Integration

    Alan Willner, University of Southern California, UNITED STATES
    Advances in Components and Integrated Devices for OAM-Based Systems

    S&I 10: Biophotonics and Optofluidics

    Dennis Matthews, University of California Davis, USA
    Case Studies in Bringing Biophotonics Devices from Concept to Medical Product

    S&I 11: Fiber Photonics

    Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, USA
    Multimode Nonlinear Fiber Optics: New perspectives, Opportunities & Challenges

    S&I 12: Lightwave Communications and Optical Networks

    Peter Winzer, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    Capacity Scaling Disparities in Optical Networks – and How to Resolve Them

    S&I 13: Active Optical Sensing

    Marcus L.E. Alden, Lunds Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden
    Development and Application of Laser Diagnostic Techniques for Combustion Studies

    S&I 14: Optical Metrology

    William  Loh, MIT-Lincoln Labs, USA
    Synthesizing Ultrastable Radio Waves from Light

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