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Events

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                         

Prof. Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi, SDU Nano Optics, University of Southern Denmark
Title: Plasmonics: on the slope of enlightenment
Time: 10.30 am, 10 November 2016
Venue: NW708 

 Recent seminars and event                                            

Prof Rinat O.Esenaliev, University of Texas Medical Branch,USA
Title: Optoacoustic Diagnostic Platform


Prof.Dr.Georg Nagel, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany 
Title: Channelrhodopsin and the evolution of optogenetics 


Dr. Sergei Yastrebov, IOFFE Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg 
Title: Carbon nanospiroids as carriers of ~217.5 nm extinction band by the interstellar medium 


Prof. Wong Peng Wen,Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Title: Multiband Filtering for Future 5G – Design and Synthesis Techniques Based on Hybrid Polynomials 


Prof.Yuri Kivshar, Nonlinear Physics Centre, Australian National University, Canberra
Title: Metamaterials and metasurfaces


 Prof.Zhipei Sun, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Aalto University
Title: Nanoscale nonlinear optics with low-dimensional nanomaterials


Dr Arun Harish and Dr Tom Harvey from Healthcare Photonics at CPI 


Professor Harald Haas, the University of Edinburgh
Title: LiFi: Conceptions, Misconceptions and Opportunities 


Prof. Nikolay Zheludev, Optoelectronics Research Centre,University of Southampton, UK & The Photonics Institute,NTU,Singapore
Title: Optical properties on demand 


Dr. Oleg Mitrofanov, University College London
Title: Terahertz near-field microscopy: methods and applications 


Dr.Irina Kabakova,ICJR Fellow at Imperial College London
Title: Brillouin microscopy and endoscopy for stiffness measurements of biological tissues 


Dr. Nikola Alic, UCSD 
Title: State of the art frequency combs and their applications in optical communication 


Dr. Lina Persechini, Associate Editor in Nature Communication
Title: Introduction to Nature Communications: Aims and Scope 


Dr Donald Govan, Oclaro Technology Ltd, UK
Title: CFP2: Coherent Pluggable Optics 


Prof. Moti Fridman,Bar Ilan University, Israel 
Title: Spontaneous PT symmetry breaking with topological insulators 


Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies co-organizes with the ICTP – Eurasian Centre for Advanced Research (ICTP-ECAR) a workshop “Disorder, Interactions, Turbulence and Wave Dynamics: Fundamentals and Applications”, to be held at the ICTP-ECAR In Izmir, Turkey,From 2 to 6 May 2016


Royal Society ISS Workshop  
Title: Orbital Angular Momentum in Optical Fibre Communication 
Dates: 3-4 May, 2016


AIPT Half-day Meeting 
Title: Orbital Angular Momentum in Optical Fibre Communications 


Dr. Haider Butt, Micro Engineering and Nanotechnology, University of Birmingham,UK 
Title: Holographic laser ablation for nanophotonic devices 


Prof. Tiegen Liu,Opto-electronic Information Technology,Ministry of Education,China
Title: Hybrid Optical Fibre Sensing Theory and Methods  


Prof. Stephen Sweeney, Advanced Technology Institute and Department of Physics, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK 
Title: Developments in III-V semiconductors for Photonic Device Applications


Leverhulme Lecture & AIPT seminar 
Prof. Kestutis Staliunas, ICREA,Barcelona, Spain
Title: Photonic crystals for spatial filtering 


Dr. Pascal Del'Haye, National Physical Laboratory, UK
Title: Self-Referencing of a Microresonator Optical Frequency Comb 


Midlands Innovation Photonics Event
14 January 2016, Conference Aston Meeting Suites, Main Building

If you would like to give a talk, or just need more information about seminars, please email Dr Amos Martinez a.martinez3@aston.ac.uk

Seminars archive

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