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.
Mr Abhay Joshi, President &CEO of Discovery Semiconductors, Inc
Title: "A leading supplier and innovators of optical receivers, test instruments, and sub-systems"
Prof Stefan Wabnitz, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy.
Title: "Spatiotemporal Chaos and Order in Fiber Lasers"
Presenter: Prof Alexander Rubenchik, Lawrence Livermore National Lab (USA)
Title:"Physics of additive manufacturing"
Prof Cid B. de Araújo, Department of Physics of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil
Title:"Nonlinear Optical Phenomena in Homogeneous and Nanostructured Systems"
Dr Michael Brodsky, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and Cooper Union, USA.
Title:"Decoherence of polarization entanglement in optical fibers with polarization mode dispersion"
Dr F. Ömer Ilday, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Physics Bilkent University
Title:"Nonlinear Laser Lithography"
Professor John Rarity, University of Bristol
Title: "Photon Sources for Quantum Information Application"
N708, 11 am
Professor Leonid Glebov, CREOL/The College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida
Title:"Volume Bragg gratings for laser beams control"
Dr Tawfique Hasan, Nanosccience Centre, Centre of Advanced Photonics and Elrectyronics, Cambridge University.
Title:“Graphene and related layered material inks: The route toward applications”
Prof Peter Andrekson, Chalmers University
Title:"Progress in phase sensitive amplifiers"
Dr Stefan Skupin, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
Title:"High-intensity laser matter interaction"
Dr Petar Gladkov, Institute of Photonics and Electronics Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Title: "Periodic poling of KTiOPO4 and its isomorphic crystal for sum and difference frequencies generation"
Dr Krassimir Stankov, CEO in ALPHALAS GmbH, Germany
Title:"Product line and research and development activities at ALPHALAS GMBH"
N708, 11 am
Dr Meng Zhang, Imperial College London
Title:"New materials, regimes and applications of fibre laser technology"
Dr Tanel Tätte and Dr Marko Part, Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia
Title: "Yttria stabilized microtubes for microfluidics under extreme conditions"
Dr Martti Pärs, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Title:"Optical switching by employing photochromic multichromophore complexes"
Dr Antonio Picozzi, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, University of Bourgogne
Title: "Optical wave turbulence:Toward a unified nonequilibrium thermodynamic description of statistical nonlinear optics"
Seminar on the NetFpga platform
Speaker: Neelakandan Manihatty Bojan
Prof Thorsten Ackemann, University of Strathclyde
Title: "Dynamics of spatial laser cavity solitons"
Dr Alessandro Tonello, Xlim Research Institute, University of Limoges, France
Title: "Supercontinuum generation by nanosecond pump pulses"
N708, 2 pm
Dr Stephane Barland, Institut Non Lineaire De Nice ( Non-Linear Institute of Nice)
Title: "Buffering optical data with topological localized structures"