Technical Conference:
17 – 21 October 2016
Exhibition:
19 – 20 October 2016

Invited Speakers & Topics

FiO 1: Optical Design and Instrumentation

  • 1.1 Optical Design and Instrumentation

    Cristina Canavesi, University of Rochester, USA
    Freeform Optics

  • John Rogers, Synopsys, USA
    Optical Design

  • 1.2 Optical Fabrication & Testing

    Dae Wook Kim, University of Arizona , USA
    Testing from Low to Mid to High Spatial Frequencies

  • Tayyab Suratwala, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    Optical Fabrication at LLNL

  • 1.3 Optics in Consumer Electronics

    Bill Cassarly, Synopsys, USA
    Design of Illumination systems for consumer electronics

  • 1.4 Coherence, Interference, and Polarization

    Miguel Alonso, University of Rochester, USA
    Ray Tracing for Coherence Effects

  • Yangjian Cai, Soochow University, China
    Title to be Announced

  • 1.5 Three-Dimensional Optical Structure Design, Fabrication and Nanopatterning

    Michael Fiddy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Euan McLeod, University of Arizona , USA
    Soft Nano Photonic System Fabrication and Nan-patterning

  • Nikolay Zheludev, University of Southampton, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • 1.6 Wavefront Sensing, Wavefront Control and Adaptive Optics

    Martin Booth, Oxford University, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • Michael Hart, University of Arizona , USA
    Adaptive Optics for Astronomy and Other I

  • 1.7 Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging

    Marc Christensen, Southern Methodist University, USA
    Title to be Announced

FiO 2: Optical Sciences

  • 2.1 Laser-Plasma Acceleration & Sources

    Marco Borghesi, Queen's University of Belfast, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • Wim Leemans, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
    BELLA

  • Sven Steinke, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    Staging of Laser Plasma Electron Accelerators for High Energy and Light Source Applications

  • 2.2 Combs, HHG & Attoscience

    Zenghu Chang, University of Central Florida, CREOL, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Aleksandra Foltynowicz, Umea University, Sweden
    Title to be Announced

  • Jon Marangos, Imperial College London, UK
    Attosecond Spectroscopy

  • 2.3 Laser-Matter Interaction

    Baohua Jia, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    Light Interaction with Plasmonic Structures or Laser Fabrication of Plasmoic Structures

  • Eric Mazur, Harvard University, USA
    Femtosecond Laser Micromachining of A-SI:H

  • Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia, USA
    Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Ultrashort Laser Matter Interactions

  • 2.4 Ultrafast Lasers & Applications

    Andrius Melninkaitis, Vilnius University Laser Research Center, Lithuania
    What do Time-resolved Measurements Tell Us About Femtosecond Laser Damage?

  • Peter Norreys, Oxford University, UK
    Progress Towards High-intensity Laser-plasma Amplifiers

  • Oleg Pronin, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
    Thin Disk Oscillators and Their Applications

  • 2.5 Exotic States of Light

    Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Title to be Announced

  • Natalia Litchinitser, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan
    Infrared Vortex Beams

  • Monika A. Ritsch-Marte, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Title to be Announced

FiO 3: Optics in Biology and Medicine

  • 3.1 Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography

    Caroline Boudoux, École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
    Title to be Announced

  • Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts University, USA
    Optical Metabolic Imaging Using Endogenous Two-photon Imaging

  • Christine Hendon, Columbia University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Irina Larina, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 3.2 Diffuse Optics, Molecular Imaging and Hybrid Optical and Acoustic Methodologies

    Regine Choe, University of Rochester, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Adam Thomas Eggebrecht, Washington University in St Louis, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 3.3 Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine

    Nimmi Ramanujam, Duke University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Nicholas Stone, University of Exeter, UK
    A Range of Raman Spectroscopic Tools for Medical Applications

  • 3.4 Novel Fiber-optics and Endoscopic Methodologies

    Jerome Mertz, Boston University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Eric J. Seibel, University of Washington, USA
    Scanning Fiber Endoscope

  • 3.6 Photoactivation, Phototherapy and LightIinteractions withTissue

    Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas as Austin, USA
    Ultrafast Laser Surgery Endoscopes Using Kagome Fibers  

  • Jonathan Lovell, SUNY Buffalo, USA
    Title to be Announced

FiO 4: Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

  • 4.1 High-Capacity Optical Communications and Data Centers

    Fernando Guiomar, Politecnico di Torino , Italy
    Advanced Techniques for Digital Nonlinear Compensation in Multi-carrier Optical Transmission Systems

  • Xiang Zhou, Google , USA
    Large-data Center Interconnect: Emerging Technologies And Scaling Challenges

  • Benyuan Zhu, OFS Labs , USA
    Recent Advances on Fibers for Optical Communications

  • 4.2 Optical Fiber Sensors

    Andrea Galtarossa, Univeristy of Padova , Italy
    Polarization Effects in Optical Fibers for Distributed Sensing

  • Vincent A. Handerek, Fotech Solutions Ltd. , UK
    Title to be Announced

  • Armando Ricciardi, Università del Sannio , Italy
    Lab-on-fiber Technology for Chemical and Biological Sensing

  • José Luis Santos, University of Porto , Portugal
    New Opportunities with, and Future Challenges of, Optical Fibre Sensor Technology

  • 4.3 Novel Light Generation and Manipulation in Fiber Devices

    Gilberto Brambilla, University of Southampton , UK
    Nonlinear Optics and Phase Matching in Optical Nanowires

  • Benjamin Wetzel, INRS Montreal , Canada
    The Inviscid Burgers' Equation in Nonlinear Fiber Optics

  • Libo Yuan, Harbin Engineering University , China
    All-fibre Integrated Devices for Lab-in-fibre Applications

  • 4.5 Optical Fibers for Space Projects

    Sylvain Girard, Saint-Etienne University, CNRS , France
    Recent Advances In Radiation Hardened Fiber-based Technologies

  • Jing Jin, Beihang University - Beijing , China
    Miniaturized Fiber Optical Gyroscopes for Space Applications

  • 4.6 High-Power Fiber Lasers and Beam Combining

    Angel Flores, Air Force Research Lab , USA
    Coherent Beam Combining and Nonlinear Suppression of Multi-kw All-fiber Amplifiers

  • Hakan Sayin, Lazer Zentrum , Germany
    Application of All-fiber Combining Concepts in the Wavelength Range Around 2 Microns

FiO 5: Integrated Photonics

  • 5.1 Silicon Photonics

    Andrew Poon, Hong Kong Univ of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
    Bio-sensors

  • Ming C. Wu, University of California Berkeley, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Michal Lipson, Columbia University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Graham Reed, University of Southampton, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • 5.2 Hybrid Integration

    Jonathan Klamkin, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Gunther Roelkens, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
    Title to be Announced

  • 5.3 Strongly Confined Nanoscale Waveguide and Resonator Devices

    Alfredo de Rossi, Thales Research & Technology, France
    Title to be Announced

  • Amir Safavi-Naeini, Stanford University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 5.4 Plasmonics

    Juerg Leuthold, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Title to be Announced

  • Volker Sorger, George Washington University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Kimani C. Toussaint, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 5.5 Integrated Nonlinear Optics

    Mark Foster, John Hopkins University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Kerry Vahala, California Institute of Technology, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 5.6 Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonics

    Sanjay Krishna, Center for High Technology Materials, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 5.7 General Integrated Photonics

    Shaya Fainman, University of California San Diego, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Sven Höfling, University of St. Andrews, UK
    Title to be Announced

FiO 6: Quantum Electronics

  • 6.1 Integrated Quantum Optics

    Hui Cao, Yale University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Michal Lipson, Columbia University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Fabio Sciarrino, Univ degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Title to be Announced

  • Mordechai Segev, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Title to be Announced

  • Hong Tang, Yale University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Anatoly Zayats, King's College London, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • 6.2 Quantum Communication and Networking

    Akira Furusawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Title to be Announced

  • Norbert Lutkenhaus, University of Waterloo, Canada
    Title to be Announced

  • Christoph Marquardt, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany
    Title to be Announced

  • Timothy Ralph, University of Queensland, Australia
    Title to be Announced

  • Wolfgang Tittel, University of Calgary, Canada
    Title to be Announced

  • Paolo Villoresi, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Italy
    Title to be Announced

  • 6.3 Quantum Optical Measurement and Quantum Technologies

    Markus Aspelmeyer, Universitat Wien, Austria
    Title to be Announced

  • Robert Boyd, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Title to be Announced

  • Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • Nicolas Treps, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, France
    Title to be Announced

  • Andreas Wallraff, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Title to be Announced

  • Ian Walmsley, University of Oxford, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • Andrew White, University of Queensland, Australia
    Title to be Announced

  • 6.4 Nonlinear Optics in Micro/Nano-Optical Structures

    Tobias Kippenberg, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    Title to be Announced

  • Natalia Litchinitser, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Eli Yablonovitch, University of California Berkeley, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Nikolay Zheludev, University of Southampton, UK
    Title to be Announced

  • 6.6 General Quantum Electronics

    Hanieh Fattahi, Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik, Germany
    Title to be Announced

  • E. Narimanov, Purdue University, USA
    Title to be Announced

FiO 7: Vision and Color

  • 7.1 Novel Design Concepts for Eye Correction and Vision Simulators

    Aixa Alarcon, Abbott Medical Optics Inc, Netherlands
    Title to be Announced

  • Carlos Dorronsoro, Consejo Sup Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
    Simultaneous Vision Simulator

  • Earl Smith, University of Houston, USA
    Myopia Control Off-axis Correction Lenses

  • 7.2 Understanding Myopia Development

    Donald O. Mutti, Ohio State University, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • 7.3 Probing Ocular Biomechanics with Imaging Technologies

    Maciej Wojtotwski, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland
    Air Puff OCT

  • Seok Hyun A. Yun, Harvard Medical School, USA
    OCT Vibrography and Brillouin Microscopy

  • 7.4 Novel Applications of Fetosecond Lasers in Ophthalmology

    Jonathan David Ellis, University of Rochester, USA
    Title to be Announced

  • Jennifer Hunter, University of Rochester, USA
    Multiphoton Retinal Imaging

  • 7.5 Optics Meets Neuroscience

    Daniel C. Cote, Universite Laval, Canada
    Title to be Announced

  • Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Italy
    Title to be Announced

  • Shaoqun Zeng, Huazhong Univ of Science & Technology, China
    Title to be Announced

  • Lawrence Sincich, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Title to be Announced

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