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 Josef Vojtech, CESNET
Title: Non telecom transmission in fibre networks
Time: 3pm, 15 December 2015
Venue: NW708

Prof. M.D. Dawson, University of Strathclyde
Title: The digitization of lighting
Time: 1 pm, 26 January 2016
Venue: NW708

 RECENT SEMINARS                                   

AIPT Theoretical Seminar
Dr. Konstantin Zloschastiev,  Durban University of Technology, South Africa
Logarithmic Schrödinger equation in theory of quantum liquids 

AIPT Theoretical Seminar 
Dr. Konstantin Zloschastiev, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
Title: Quantum-statistical approach for non-Hermitian dielectric media and waveguides with dissipation and noise 

Prof. Evgeny M.Dianov, Fiber Optics Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FORC RAS) 
Title: Bismuth-doped optical fibers:a new promising active medium for near IR lasers and amplifiers 

Dr. Luc Bergé, French Atomic Energy Commission [CEA]
Title: Filamentation of ultrashort laser pulses and their conversion to the terahertz range in gases 

Dr. Pablo Loza-Alvarez, ISFO - The Institute of Photonics Sciences, Barcelona,Spain 
Title: Fast volumetric light-sheet microscopy 

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

Dr. Guillaume Huyet, Applied Physics and Instrumentation, Cork Institute of Technology
Title: Properties of frequency swept sources 

Prof. Alexander Rubenchik, Lawrence Livermore National Lab (USA)
Title: Physics of additive manufacturing. Promises and problems 

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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