CLEO®/Europe Invited Speakers – EQEC Invited Speakers

CLEO®/Europe 2019 Invited Speakers

CA – Solid-State Lasers

Alan Kemp, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Diode Pumped Ti:Sapphire Lasers
Xavier Mateos, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Fs-laser-written 2 µm Waveguid Lasers
Dingyuan Tang, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
Rare-earth Doped Sesquioxide Ceramics for Hihgly Efficient Mid-Infrared Lasers

CB – Semiconductor Lasers

Malte Gather, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Flexible and Ultra-Lightweight Polymer Membrane Lasers
Mercedeh Khajavikhan, CREOL, Univ. Central Florida, USA
Nonhermitian Physics of Nanophotonic Molecule Lasers
Augustinas Vizbaras, Brolis Semiconductors Ltd., Lithuania
GaSb Swept-Wavelength Lasers for Biomedical Sensing Applications

CC – Terahertz Sources and Applications

Cristina Benea-Chelmus, ETH, Switzerland
Measurement of Correlations on the Vacuum Ground State
Tobias Kamprath, Fritz-Haber Institute, Germany
Efficient Metallic Spintronic Emitters of Ultrabroadband Terahertz Radiation

CD – Applications of Nonlinear Optics

Ulrik Andersen, Technical university Denmark, Denmark
Quantum Information
Thomas Feurer, University of Bern, Switzerland
General Nonlinear Optics
Claudio Masciovecchio, FERMI, Italy
Nonlinear X-ray

Markus Motzkus, Heidelberg University, Germany
Nonlinear Imaging / Phase Controle
Zhipei Sun, Aalto University, Finland
Electrically Tuned Nonlinearity
Thomas Zentgraf, Universität Paderborn, Germany
Nonlinear Photonic Metasurfaces

CE – Optical Materials, Fabrication and Characterization

Geoffrey Burr, IBM- Reaserch, USA
Neuro-Inspired Computing
Manfred Fiebig, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Nonlinear Laser Spectroscopy of Multiferroic Materials
Marco Loncar, Harvard University, USA
Nanoscale Optics
Angela Seddon, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Mid-Infrared Glasses and Fibers for Medical Applications


 – Ultrafast Optical Technologies

Ming-Chang Chen, NTHU, Taiwan
Polarization Control of Isolated Attosecond Pulses
Alfred Leitenstorfer, University of Konstanz, Germany
Ultrastable and High-Intensity Few-cycle Fiber Lasers and Cutting Edge Applications in Fundamental Physics
David Novoa, MPI Erlangen, Germany
Novel Photonic Crystal Fibers for Pulse Compression from NIR to UV
Valentina Shumakova, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Non-Linear Propagation of Ultrashort mid-IR Pulses

CG – High-field Laser and Attosecond Science

Adrian L. Cavalieri, CFEL Hamburg, Germany
Toward Attosecond Scattering at X-ray Free-Electron Lasers
Reinhard Dörner, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Spin-and Angular Momentum in Strong-Field Ionization
Thierry Ruchon, LIDYL, CEA, CNRS, France
Synthesis of Attosecond Pulses with Spin and Orbital Angular Momenta


 – Optical Sensing and Microscopy

Andrea Armani, University of Southern California, USA
The Next Dimension of Detection: Biomechanical Analysis of Tissue Using Optical Elastography
Jian Jang Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Comparison of Thin-Film-Transistor and Photonic Crystal Protein Sensors
Hans Peter Loock, Queens University, Kingston, Canada
Fiber Sensing and/or Microresonators
Boris Mizaikoff, Ulm University, Germany
On-Chip Infrared Sensor Technologies for Chem/Bio Diagnostics: Quo Vadis?

CI – Optical Technologies for Communications and Data Storage

Georg Bocherer, Huawei R&D, France
Probabilistic Shaping and its Applications for Optical Communications
Antonio Napoli, Infinera, Germany
Multi-Band Optical Systems to Enable Ultra-High Speed Transmissions

 – Fibre and Guided Wave Lasers and Amplifiers

S.A. Babin, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
Diode-Pumped Multimode Raman Fiber Lasers
David Lancaster, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Passively Mode-Locked Waveguide Lasers
Jens Limpert, Institute of applied Physics – Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany
High-Energy Ultrafast Lasers at 2 µm Wavelength
Martin Rochette, McGill University, Canada
Novel Fibre Lasers based on Nonlinear Optical Effects in Chalcogenide
Frank Weis, Cornell University, USA
Spatio Temporal Nonlinear Dynamics in Multimode Fiber

CK – Micro- and Nano-Photonics

Pierre Berini, University of Ottawa, Canada
Optoelectronic Metasurfaces
Patrice Genevet, CHREA, CNRS , France
Towards Active Semiconductor-Based Metasurfaces
Tobias Herr, CSEM, Switzerland
Frequency Combs in Synchronously Driven Optical Microresonators
Jer-Shing Huang, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
Plasmonic Doppler Grating and Photoluminescence-driven Directional Optical Nanoantennas

 – Photonic Applications in Biology and Medicine

Delphine Débarre, University of Grenoble, LiPhy, France
3D Optical Tracking: Elastohydrodynamic Lift at a Soft Wall
Jérôme Wenger, Institut Fresnel CNRS, France
Optical Antenna Based Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy of Biomembranes

CM – Materials Processing with Lasers

Thomas Baumert, University of Kassel, Germany
Temporal Airy Pulses: High Aspect Ratio Nanomachining of Dielectrics, Cell Poration and Light Amplification in Excited Dielectrics
David Grojo, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, France
Internal Structuring of Silicon by Ultrafast Laser Irradiation
Mangirdas Malinauskas, VU Laser Research Center, Lithuania
3D Opto-Structuring of Ceramics at Nanoscale
Patrick Salter, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Diamond Functionalization by Ultrafast Laser Pulses

EQEC 2019 Invited Speakers

EA – Quantum Optics and Ultracold Quantum Matter

Peter Knight, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
The Journey from Manipulating Single Quantum Systems to Quantum Information Processing
Tom Peyrot, Institut d’Optique Paristech, France
Solitons and Liquid Droplets in Two-Component Bose-Einstein Condensates with Attractive Interactions
Christine Silberhorn, University of Paderborn, Germany
Semiconductor Light Sources for Integrated Quantum Photonics
Leticia Tarruell, ICFO, Castelldefelds, Spain
Solitons and Liquid Droplets in Two-Component Bose-Einstein Condensates with Attractive Interactions

EB – Quantum Information, Communication, and Sensing

Fedor Jelezko, University of Ulm, Germany
Diamond Light Matter Quantum Interface
Paolo Villoresi, University of Padova, Italy
Qubits in Space
Gregor Weihs, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Quantum Information Processing with Integrated Optics and Pulsed Light

EC – Topological States of Light

Miguel Bandres, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Topological Insulator Lasers
Hannah Price
, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Exploring Topological Photonics in Synthetic Dimension

ED – Precision Metrology and Frequency Combs

Scott Diddams, NIST Boulder, USA
Infrared Frequency Combs and Direct Electric Field Spectroscopy

EE – Ultrafast Optical Science

Ellen Backus, MPI Heidelberg, Germany
Ultrafast SFG Study Towards Water Splitting on TiO2

Daniele Fausti, University of Trieste, Italy
Fluctuations Based Optical Spectroscopy in Complex Materials

EF – Nonlinear Phenomena, Solitons and Self-organization

Sara Ducci, University of Paris-Diderot, France
Generation and Manipulation of Quantum States of Light with AlGaAs Chips

Svetlana Gurevich, University of Münster, Germany
Light Bullets in Passively Mode-Locked Lasers: Dynamics and Instabilities

Yuri Kivshar, ANU Canberra, Australia
Nonlinear Effects in Topological Photonics

EG – Light-matter Interactions at the Nano-scale

Laura Na Liu, Heidelberg University, Germany
Dynamic Plasmonics

David Norris, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
The Next Generation of Quantum Emitters?
Silvia Vignolini
, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Bio-Inspired Photonics: from Nature to Applications

EH – Plasmonics and Metamaterials

Rupert Oulton, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Generating Intense Optical Fields with Integrated Plasmonic Components on Silicon
Vinod Menon, City College of New York, USA
Polaritonic Metamaterials Using van der Waals Materials

Timur Shegai, Chalmers University, Sweden
Strong Plasmon-Exciton Interactions at a Single Nanoantenna Level

EI – Two-dimensional and Novel Materials

Dmitri Efetov, ICFO, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
Hybrid van der Waals Hetero-Structures for Quantum Sensing

Christian Schneider, University of Würzburg, Germany
Condensation and Expansion of Cavity Polaritons Based on Two-Dimensional Crystals

EJ – Theoretical and Computational Photonics

Asger Mortensen, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Quantum Phenomena in the Electrodynamics of Nanoplasmonic Structures

CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2019 Joint Symposia Invited Speakers

JSI – Neuromorphic Photonics

Daniel Brunner, Institut FEMTO-ST, Besançon, France
Title to be confirmed

Ingo Fischer, IFISC (UIB-CSIC), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Title to be confirmed

Abu Sebastian, IBM, Zürich, Switzerland
Title to be confirmed

Bhavin Shastri, Queen’s University, Canada
Title to be confirmed

JSII – Label-free Techniques for Molecular Identification

Juergen Popp, University of Jena, Germany
The Potential of Linear and Non-Linear Raman Spectroscopy for Bedside and Intraoperative Medical Diagnosis and Therapy
Hervé Rigneault,
Institut Fresnel, France
From Coherent Raman Microscopy to Coherent Raman Endoscopy
Sylvie Roke, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Title to be confirmed

JSIII – Photonics for Renewable Energy and Sustainability

Carsten Rockstuhl, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Tailored Disorder for the Use in Solar Cells (and LEDs)
Marin Soljacic, MIT, USA
Title to be confirmed

JSIV – Nanoscale Heat Processes

Marc Bescond, CNRS, France & The University of Tokyo, Japan
Evaporative Electron Cooling in Asymmetric Double Barrier Semiconductor Heterostructures
Svend-Age Biehs, University Oldenburg, Germany
Magneto-Optical Control for Nanoscale Thermotronics

JSV – Quantum Sensing and Applications

Svenja Knappe, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Magnetic Field Imaging with Microfabricated Optically-Pumped Magnetometer Arrays
Guglielmo Tino, Università di Firenze, Italy
Gravitational Physics with Atomic Quantum Sensors

JSVI – Special JS 50 years of integrated optics

Tobias Kippenberg, EPFL, Switzerland
Photonic Chip Based Soliton Microcombs
Sergio Nicoletti, Optics & Photonics Dep., Leti Technology Research Institute, France
Challenges in the Miniturization of Optical Chemical Sensing: the MIRRHAB Approach
Francesco Prudenzano, University of Bari, Italy
Numerical Tools for Integrated Optical Circuit Design
Giancarlo Righini, Centro Fermi, Italy
1969 – 2019: 50 Years of Integrated Optics