Seminars 2015

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                                  

Dr.Pablo Loza-Alvarez, ISFO - The Institute of Photonics Sciences, Barcelona,Spain 
Title: Fast volumetric light-sheet microscopy
Venue: MB231
Time:11am, 15 October 2015

 RECENT SEMINARS                                   

The Aston Year of Light conference 2015
Venue: Aston University
Date: 6th & 7th October

Prof. Govind P. Agrawal, The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA
Title:Space-Time Duality in Optics
Venue: MB108
Time: 10am, 10 July 2015

Dr Guillaume Huyet, Applied Physics and Instrumentation, Cork Institute of Technology
Title: Properties of frequency swept sources 
Venue: MB108
Time: 11am, 17 July 2015

Prof. Alexander Rubenchik, Lawrence Livermore National Lab (USA)
Title: Physics of additive manufacturing. Promises and problems 
Venue:MB 404d
Time: 11am, 8 July 2015

Dr. Ekaterina Golovchenko, Fellow at TE Connectivity Ltd
Title: Wearable technology - next frontier in connectivity solutions

AIPT Theoretical seminar
Prof. Akihiro Maruta, Osaka University, Japan
Title: Analysis of Rough Wave Phenomenon in Optical Fibers  Based on Soliton's Eigenvalue

Prof. Akihiro Maruta, Osaka University, Japan 
Title: Eigenvalue Modulated Optical Transmission 
Dr. Marc Eberhard, Aston University
Title: Massively Parallel Optical Communication System Simulator

Dr Murilo Baptista, University of Aberdeen, ICSMB
Title: The physics of information transmission in complex networks and applications 

Prof. Yuri Kivshar, Nonlinear Physics Center, Australian National University, Canberra 
Title: Recent progress in metamaterial and nanophotonics from Down Under 

Dr. Alexander Szameit, Institute of Applied Physics,Friedrich Schiller University Jena,Germany
Title: Integrated optical circuits for classical and quantum light 

Prof. Martin Cryan
Title:  Optical and microwave beamshaping using surface plasmons, plasmas and phase change materials 

Prof. Sven Hoefling from, University of Wuerzburg 
Title: Mid-infrared Heterostructure Semiconductor Lasers

Dr. Jordi Soriano Fradera, Neurophysics Lab, Barcelona, Spain
Title: Neuronal cultures as model systems: exploring open questions in physics and medicine

Prof. Boris N.Chichkov, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.,Nanotechnology Department,Germany
Title: 3D Nanoengineering and laser printing  

Dr. Jinlong Wei, ADVA Optical Networking
Title: Cost and Energy Efficient Optical Links for Data Centre Interconnects 

Dr. Alexander Legand, Nanoscribe GmnH,Germany
Title: 3D µ-Printing by Direct Laser Writing 

AIPT Theoretical Seminar
Prof. Valentin Freilikher, Department of Physics Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Title:Total disorder as an alternative to perfect periodicity  

Prof. Richard Hogg,Electronic and Electrical Department, University of Sheffield
Title: Coherently coupled photonic crystal surface emitting lasers 

Dr. Jeroen Nijhof, Photonics Modelling for Ericsson Telecommunications,Italy
Title: DWDM Network Design and Software Defined Networking  

Prof. Paulo Andre, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Title: Optical/Photonic components for sensing, energy and communications 

Contact us

If you would like to give a talk, or just need more information about seminars, please email Dr Naoise MacSuibhne at 

Seminars archive

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