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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. Nikolay Zheludev, Optoelectronics Research Centre,University of Southampton, UK & The Photonics Institute,NTU,Singapore
Title: Metamaterials: Optical Properties on Demand
Time: 12pm, 27 May 2016
Venue: NW708

Professor Harald Haas, the University of Edinburgh
Title: LiFi: Conceptions, Misconceptions and Opportunities
Time: 11.30 am,31 May 2016
Venue: NW708

Dr Arun Harish and Dr Tom Harvey from Healthcare Photonics at CPI
Time: 11.30am, 7 June 2016
Venue: NW708 

Prof.Zhipei Sun, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Aalto University
Title: Nanoscale nonlinear optics with low-dimensional nanomaterials
Time: 11am, 13th June 2016
Venue: NW708

 Recent seminars and event                                            

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 communications

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
Workshop Programme

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

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