CLEO®/Europe 2007 Invited Talks

Topic Area CA: Solid-State Lasers

Continuous-wave self-Raman and intracavity doubled laser operation in Nd:GdVO4 at 586.5 nm
Peter Dekker, Centre for Lasers & Applications, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, Australia

Thin disk lasers
Adolf Giesen, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany

High-power, high-repetition UV beam generation with an all-solid-state laser
Tomotaka Katsura, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Amagasaki, Japan

Tunable CW and Q-switched operation in Yb:CaF2 and Yb:SrF2
Mathias Siebold, Institute for Optics and Quantum Electronics, Jena, Germany

High power, tunable microchip lasers
Takunori Taira, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan

Topic Area CB: Semiconductor Lasers

Terahertz quantum cascade laser source based on intra-cavity difference-frequency generation
Mikhail A. Belkin, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Quantum dot lasers / reliability of quantum dot lasers and perspectives for industrial applications
Alexey Kovsh, Innolume GmbH, Santa Clara, USA

Active mode control in VCSEL-based photonic crystal superlattices
Lars Lundeberg, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Nonlinear dynamics in semiconductor lasers and VCSELs
Junji Ohtsubo, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Hamamatsu, Japan

High-power, high-brightness, tunable GaSb-based VECSEL at 2.3 µm
Marcel Rattunde, Fraunhofer IAF, Freiburg, Germany

Coupled nanocavity arrays
Dirk Englung, Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Topic Area CC: Holography, Adaptive Optics, Optical Storage and Photorefractives

Nonlinear photonic structures in photorefractive media
Cornelia Denz, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Ultra-fast phase conjugate laser system
Kouji Nawata, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Nanoparticle-photopolymer composites for holographic applications
Yasuo Tomita, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan

Topic Area CD: Applications of Nonlinear Optics

Slow light in semiconductor waveguides: theory and experiment
Jesper Mørk, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

All-optical switching and control of ultrahigh-Q photonic-crystal nanocavities
Masaya Notomi, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Atsugi, Japan

Stimulated Brillouin scattering beam cleanup of a pulsed multimode fiber master-oscillator power-amplifier at 1.55mm
Bastien Steinhausser, Thales Research and Technology, Palaiseau, France

Topic Area CE: Optical Materials, Fabrication and Characterization

Highly dispersive 100%-efficiency transmission gratings without reflection losses
Tina Clausnitzer, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany

Rare-earth-ion-doped sesquioxide laser materials
Klaus Petermann, Institute of Laser-Physics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

High power and high external efficiency m-Plane InGaN LEDs
Mathew Schmidt, UCSB Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Are organic LEDs and lasers similar to inorganic devices ?
Nir Tessler, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Topic Area CF: Ultrafast Optics, Electrooptics and Applications

Octave spanning 1GHz Ti:sapphire oscillator for HeNe CH4-based frequency combs and clocks
Andrew Benedick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

A nanometer-sized few femtosecond electron source at high repetition rates
Christoph Lienau, Universtitaet Oldenburg, Germany

Generation of terawatt sub-8 fs laser pulses using noncollinear optical parametric chirped pulse amplification
Amandine Renault, Laser Centre Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Attosecond real-time observation of electron tunnelling and multi-electron dynamics in atoms
Martin Schultze, MPI f. Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany

Novel concepts in high-energy femtosecond fiber lasers
Frank Wise, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

Topic Area CG: High-field Laser Physics and Applications

Generating isolated attosecond pulses by modulating light polarization
Eric Constant, CELIA, Université Bordeaux 1, Talence, France

Sub-20 fs time resolved EXAFS at the Si K edge
Enikoe Seres, EP1, University Würzburg, Germany

Topic Area CH: Optical Sensing and Metrology

New technologies in fiber sensors
Michel Digonnet, Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Fiber-optic nerve systems for materials that can feel pain
Kazuo Hotate, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Photochemical long-period grating fabrication in pure-fused-silica photonic crystal fiber
David Nikogosyan, University College, Cork, Ireland

Topic Area CI: Optical Technologies for Lightwave Communications and Networks

Reconfigurable dispersion trimming in an LCOS-based dynamic wavelength processor
Michaël Alberic Freddy Roelens, University of Sydney, Australia

Ultrafast optical transmission technologies
Reinhold Ludwig, FhG Heinrich-Hertz-Institute, Berlin, Germany

Applications of SOAs in ultra-high speed networking
Huug de Waardt, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Topic Area CJ: Fibre and Guided Wave Lasers and Amplifiers

High power pulsed sources
Jens Limpert, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Microstructured fibres and applications
Philippe Roy, Xlim, Limoges, France

Topic Area CK: Photonic Crystals, Photonic Nanostructures and Integrated Optics

Optical surface resonances hide the gap in photonic crystals!
Florencio Garcia-Santamaria, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA

Lensless focusing with subwavelength resolution by an array of nanoholes
Fu Min Huang, Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom

P-Ink: intelligent color
Geoffrey Ozin, University of Toronto, Canada

Monolithic integrated Raman silicon lasers and amplifiers
Haisheng Rong, Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA

Topic Area CL: Biophotonics and Applications

Scattering phenomena in biomedical applications
Aristide Dogariu, CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Sensitive optical biosensor based on whispering-gallery modes of dielectric microspheres
Julie Lutti, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Topic Area CM: Fundamentals and Modelling of Materials Processing with Lasers

Nanoscale laser processing using near field optics
Costas P. Grigoropoulos, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Modelling of laser surface alloying and dispersing of ceramics
Magnus Rohde, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institute for Materials Research I, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

CLEO®/Europe 2007 - IQEC 2007 Joint Symposium

Topic Area JSI: Cryptographic Techniques in Photonics

Robustness of polarization entanglement for long distance QKD
Hannes Hübel, University of Vienna, Austria

Finding a needle in a haystack: chaos, noise and information
Rajarshi Roy, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Topic Area JSII: Nanophotonics and Metamaterials: From Concepts to Devices

Plasmon-based optical manipulation
Romain Quidant, ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain

Single negative, double negative, low loss negative metamaterials-II
Vladimir M. Shalaev, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Optical metamaterials and plasmonic devices
Zhang Xiang, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Topic Area JSIII: Optical Frequency Combs and Applications

Frequency comb laser spectroscopy at vacuum-ultraviolet wavelengths and beyond
Kjeld Eikema, Laser Centre Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Spectral line-by-line pulse shaping
Andrew Weiner, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

IQEC 2007 Invited Talks

Topic Area IA: Microstructured Devices for Quantum and Atom Optics

Strong atom-cavity coupling observed for trapped single atoms and Bose-Einstein condensates on an atom chip
Yves Colombe, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel de l'E.N.S., Paris, France

Microchips for single atom detection and spin squeezing
Igor Teper, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

Topic Area IB: Cold Atoms and Molecules

Correlations in ultracold atomic gases
Michaël Köhl, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Excitation of Rydberg atoms in a Bose-Einstein condensate
Robert Löw, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany

Fermionic superfluidity with imbalanced spin populations
Martin Wolfram Zwierlein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Topic Area IC: Quantum Information

Radiation-pressure effects upon a micro-mirror in a high-finesse optical cavity
Pierre-Francois Cohadon, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Paris, France

Generation and detection of entangled light fields with negative Wigner functions
Philippe Grangier, Laboratoire Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, Orsay, France

Quantum jumps of light recording the birth and death of a photon in a cavity
Stefan Kuhr, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Optomechanical entanglement between a movable mirror and a cavity field
David Vitali, University of Camerino, Italy

Quantum information processing with superconducting qubits and cavities
Andreas Wallraff, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Topic Area ID: Laser and Precision Spectroscopy

New measurement of the electron magnetic moment and the fine structure constant
Gerald Gabrielse, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Modern optical tests of special relativity
Achim Peters, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

Topic Area IE: Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Phenomena

Femtosecond terahertz studies of excitons
Rupert Huber, University of Konstanz, Germany

Femtosecond imaging of the spin dynamics of CoPt3 nanostructures
Abdelghani Laraoui, Institute of Physics and Chemistry of Materials of Strasbourg, France

Strong field nonlinear optics with light pulses of "Subatomic" duration
Alexander Nazarkin, University of Erlangen, Germany

Ultrafast coherent control of magnetism
Theo Rasing, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands

Topic Area IF: Quantum Optics

Observation of Faraday rotation from a single quantum-dot spin
Jan Dreiser, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Quantum measurement and feedback control
Hideo Mabuchi, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

Quantum teleportation between light and matter
Eugene Polzik, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

Topic Area IG: Dynamics, Instabilities and Patterns

Instabilities in quantum dot semiconductor lasers 1.3 um
Guillaume Huyet, Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland

Tailored shapes of organic micro-lasers: a testbed for wave chaos physics
Mélanie Lebental, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Cachan, France

Thermalization of incoherent nonlinear wave-packets
Antonio Picozzi, CNRS, Institut Carnot de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Experiments showing orbital angular momentum exchange with optical vortices
Luat Vuong, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

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