Seminars 2014

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                                    

Prof.Richard Hogg,Electronic and Electrical Department, University of Sheffield
Title:"Coherently coupled photonic crystal surface emitting lasers"
29 January,2015
N708, 11am 

Dr. Alexander Szameit, Institute of Applied Physics,Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Title: "Integrated optical circuits for classical and quantum light"
26 March, 2015
N708, 11 am 

 RECENT SEMINARS                                        

Dr. Jeroen Nijhof, Photonics Modelling for Ericsson Telecommunications,Italy
Title:“DWDM Network Design and Software Defined Networking”
28 January, 2015

Prof.Paulo Andre, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Title:"Optical/Photonic components for sensing, energy and communications”
7 January,2015
N708, 2.30pm

Prof.Neil Broderick, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Title:"Living on the Edge or How good solitons go rogue".
17 December,2014
N708, 2pm

Dr.David Salmon, Janet,UK
Title:Update on Janet and Aurora2/NDFIS infrastructures and services.
26 November,2014
N708, 2:00pm

Mr. Nick Parson, CTO and VP of Engineering at Polatis
Title:Practical applications of all-optical switching
29 October,2014
N708, 2:30pm

Dr.Henning Buelow, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Germany
Title:Nonlinear Fourier Transformation Based Coherent Detection of Optical Fiber Signal
22 October,2014
N708, 2:30pm

Dr.Chao Wang,School of Engineering and Digital Arts,University of Kent,UK
Title:Dispersive Fourier Transformation for Versatile Microwave Photonics Applications
20 October,2014 

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
N708, 11am

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 
N708, 11am

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. 
6 August,2014
N708, 10.30am

Prof.Stefan Wabnitz, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy.
Title: Spatiotemporal Chaos and Order in Fiber Lasers.
17 June,2014
NW104B, 12.30pm

Presenter: Prof.Alexander Rubenchik, Lawrence Livermore National Lab (USA)
Title:Physics of additive manufacturing.
16 June,2014 

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

Seminars archive

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