AIPT seminars

The Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies runs a series of internal and external seminars. The seminars cover a range of topics, from experimental and theoretical problems of photonics to industrial applications. People from outside the University are welcome to attend the seminar series.   

Upcoming seminars and events in 2017                       

Dr. Hartmut Hafermann, Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab, France Research Center, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
Title: Polarization-division multiplexing based on the nonlinear Fourier transform 
Time:11am, 23 October 2017
Venue: NW708 

Dr Petr Vorobev, MIT
Title: Stability and Control of Microgrids: Towards Plug-and-Play Architectures
Time: 3,00pm, 26 October 2017

Prof Peter Bienstman, Ghent University/imec, Dept. of Information Technology, Belgium
Title: Photonic reservoir computing: a brain-inspired new paradigm for photonic information processing
Time:  11.00 am, 13 Nov 2017
Venue: NW708

Recent seminars and events                                            

Dr Igor Meglinski, University of Oulu, Finland
Title:Propagation of twisted light in turbid tissue-like scattering medium 

Prof. Valeriy Skryshevsky, Institute of High Technologies, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine 
Title: Photoelectronic tongue for liquids recognition 

Dr. Jeroen Nijhof ,Ericsson Telecommunications, Italy
Title: Telco SDN and Cloud 

Workshop with Prof. Alan Newell (The University of Arizona) on applications of the Inverse Scattering Transform (Nonlinear Fourier Transform) in optical communications and lasers.

ITN ICONE Annual Network Meeting and Workshop III collocated with “New Frontiers in Raman-assisted fibre technologies”,16th June, at Aston University  

Prof. Vladislav V. Yakovlev, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University
Title: Per aspera ad astra: getting light through opaque medium 

Dr.Tony Thorley, ECI telecom
Title: The Winds of Change in the Telecom’s World

Dr.Stuart Greenhill, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University 
Title: Photons and plasticity: Mind-reading and mind-control with lasers

Dr.Galina Nemova
Title: Laser cooling of solids: fundamental principles and applications in optical cryocoolers, rare-earth doped and Raman lasers 

Dr.Marco Ornigotti, University of Rostock
Title:Classical and Quantum X Waves with Orbital Angular Momentum

Prof. Andrey  Abramov, UCL Institute of Neurology
Title: Interplay between mitochondrial calcium and reactive oxygen species in mechanism of neurodegeneration of Parkinson’s Disease 

Dr.Andrei Naumov, Vice-director on science, Institute for Spectroscopy of the RAS, Moscow Troitsk, Russia
Title: Laser selective spectroscopy of single organic dye-molecules and quantum dots: basic aspects and applications in nanoscopy

Dr.Maxim Gladush, Institute for Spectroscopy RAS Moscow Troitsk, Russia
Title: A Quantum-Kinetic Theory Approach to Studying the Properties of Single Light Emitters and Emitter Ensembles in Weakly Absorbing Continuous Dielectrics 

Prof. Daniele Faccio, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Title: Imaging at the speed of light

Prof. Maurice S Skolnik, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield
Title:On-chip quantum optics with III-V based system

Prof. M.F. Pereira, Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University
Title: TERA-MIR Radiation: Materials, Generation, Detection and Applications

Dr. Bernard Dussardier, Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, Institut de Physique de Nice (INΦNI)
Title: Photo- and radio-darkening in rare-earth-doped silica-based optical fibers

Seminar Archive

Seminar Archive