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.
Dr Frank Vollmer, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Title: Detecting single molecules and their interactions with optical microcavities.
30 September, 2014
Prof Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Nonlinear Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University
Title: Quantum photonics in coupled nonlinear waveguides
9 September, 2014
Prof Levon Kh. Mouradian, Ultrafast Optics Laboratory, Faculry of Physics, Yerevan State Univerity, Armenia
Title: "Similariton for ultrafast photonics"
22 August, 2014
Mr Abhay Joshi, President &CEO of Discovery Semiconductors, Inc
Title: "A leading supplier and innovators of optical receivers, test instruments, and sub-systems"
Prof Stefan Wabnitz, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy.
Title: "Spatiotemporal Chaos and Order in Fiber Lasers"
Presenter: Prof Alexander Rubenchik, Lawrence Livermore National Lab (USA)
Title:"Physics of additive manufacturing"
16 June, 2014
Prof Cid B. de Araújo, Department of Physics of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil
Title:"Nonlinear Optical Phenomena in Homogeneous and Nanostructured Systems"
27 May, 2014
Dr Michael Brodsky, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and Cooper Union, USA.
Title:"Decoherence of polarization entanglement in optical fibers with polarization mode dispersion"
28 May, 2014
Dr F. Ömer Ilday, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Physics Bilkent University
Title:"Nonlinear Laser Lithography"
23 May, 2014
Professor John Rarity, University of Bristol
Title: "Photon Sources for Quantum Information Application"
30 April, 2014
N708, 11 am
Professor Leonid Glebov, CREOL/The College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida
Title:"Volume Bragg gratings for laser beams control"
23 April, 2014
Dr Tawfique Hasan, Nanosccience Centre, Centre of Advanced Photonics and Elrectyronics, Cambridge University.
Title:“Graphene and related layered material inks: The route toward applications”
10 April, 2014
Prof Peter Andrekson, Chalmers University
Title:"Progress in phase sensitive amplifiers"
Dr Stefan Skupin, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
Title:"High-intensity laser matter interaction"
28 March, 2014
Dr Petar Gladkov, Institute of Photonics and Electronics Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Title: "Periodic poling of KTiOPO4 and its isomorphic crystal for sum and difference frequencies generation"
Dr Krassimir Stankov, CEO in ALPHALAS GmbH, Germany
Title:"Product line and research and development activities at ALPHALAS GMBH"
10 March, 2014
N708, 11 am
Dr Meng Zhang, Imperial College London
Title:"New materials, regimes and applications of fibre laser technology"
27 February, 2014
Dr Tanel Tätte and Dr Marko Part, Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia
Title: "Yttria stabilized microtubes for microfluidics under extreme conditions"
Dr Martti Pärs, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Title:"Optical switching by employing photochromic multichromophore complexes"
20 February, 2014
Dr Antonio Picozzi, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, University of Bourgogne
Title: "Optical wave turbulence:Toward a unified nonequilibrium thermodynamic description of statistical nonlinear optics"
Seminar on the NetFpga platform
Speaker: Neelakandan Manihatty Bojan
7 February, 2014
Prof Thorsten Ackemann, University of Strathclyde
Title: "Dynamics of spatial laser cavity solitons"
29 January, 2014
Dr Alessandro Tonello, Xlim Research Institute, University of Limoges, France
Title: "Supercontinuum generation by nanosecond pump pulses"
27 January, 2014
N708, 2 pm
Dr Stephane Barland, Institut Non Lineaire De Nice ( Non-Linear Institute of Nice)
Title: "Buffering optical data with topological localized structures"
21 January, 2014