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SPIE Advanced Photonics event to showcase latest advances in photonics research

Date Announced: 14 Dec 2020

Free online event, hosted by SPIE and Chinese Laser Press, will present a comprehensive range of photonics-related technology and applications.

 
Advanced Photonics event to showcase latest advances in photonics research

BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA — On 12-14 January 2021, SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and the Chinese Laser Press will host a colloquium sponsored by their co-published journal Advanced Photonics. The six 90-minute interactive events will be moderated by the journal's associate editors and will cover new research and innovations in nanophotonics, imaging, quantum research, and metalenses. Registration for the events is free and open to the public.

The sessions will be streamed in time zones convenient to anyone in the world, and recordings of the individual sessions — each of which will include interactive Q&A time — will be available at a later date via the Advanced Photonics Colloquium webpage.

12 January 2021: Meta/Nano

Session A: 1 a.m. Pacific/9 a.m. London/5 p.m. Shanghai
• Moderator: Olivier Martin, EPFL
• Speakers: Dragimir Neshev, Australian National University, on "Infrared up-conversion imaging by nonlinear semiconductor metasurfaces" and Isabelle Staude, University of Jena, on "Tailoring light fields with semiconductor metasurfaces: stacking functional layers."

Session B: 9 a.m. Pacific/5 p.m. London/1 a.m. (+1 day) Shanghai
• Moderator: Shaya Fainman, University of California at San Diego
• Speakers: Mario Silveirinha, University of Lisbon, on "Fractional Chern numbers and topological pumping in photonic systems" and Gennady Shvets, Cornell University, on "Topological photonics on the nanoscale."

13 January 2021: Imaging

Session A: 1 a.m. Pacific/ 9 a.m. London/5 p.m. Shanghai
• Moderator: Michael Somekh, Shenzhen University
• Speakers: Renjie Zhou, Chinese University of Hong Kong, on "High spatial and temporal resolution synthetic aperture phase microscopy" and Guohai Situ, Chinese Academy of Sciences, on "Learning-based lensless imaging through optically thick scattering media."

Session B: 9 a.m. Pacific/5 p.m. London/1 a.m. (+1 day) Shanghai
• Moderator: Prineha Narang, Harvard University
• Speakers: Evgenii Narimanov, Purdue University, on "Resolution limit of optical imaging" and Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA, on "Diffractive optical neural networks designed by deep learning."

14 January 2021: Imaging & Quantum

Session A: 1 a.m. Pacific/ 9 a.m. London/5 p.m. Shanghai
• Moderator: Peng Xi, Peking University
• Speakers: Shixiang Xu, Shenzhen University on "Single-shot high-spatiotemporal resolution ultrafast imaging with a frame rate up to 15 Tfps" and Chao Zuo, Nanjing University of Science and Technology on "Fringe pattern analysis using deep learning."

Session B: 9 a.m. Pacific/5 p.m. London/1 a.m. (+1 day) Shanghai
• Moderator: Mario Agio, University of Siegen
• Speakers: Oliver Benson, Humboldt University Berlin, on "Quantum optics with nanodiamonds" and Fabio Sciarrino, University of Rome, Sapienza, on "Vector vortex beam: classical and quantum applications."

"This colloquium is envisaged not only to showcase hot-off-the-press advances in the field, but also to provide a venue and ample time for extensive discussions and exchange of ideas on hot topics of modern optics and photonics," says Advanced Photonics Co-Editor-in-Chief Anatoly Zayats. "We look forward to the exciting conversations with our readers, authors, and the global optics community."

To register for the event, please visit the Advanced Photonics Colloquium page.

About CLP

Chinese Laser Press (CLP), established by the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics and the Chinese Optical Society in 2009, is dedicated to promoting the development of optics and photonics in research institutions and industry. CLP publishes seven journals besides Advanced Photonics, including three in English: Photonics Research, High Power Laser Science and Engineering, and Chinese Optics Letters. CLP manages www.opticsjournal.net, the most active online platform in optics in China, holds conferences, and offers continuing education courses.

About SPIE

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, an educational not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance light-based science, engineering, and technology. The Society serves more than 255,000 constituents from 183 countries, offering conferences and their published proceedings, continuing education, books, journals, and the SPIE Digital Library. In 2019, SPIE provided more than $5.6 million in community support including scholarships and awards, outreach and advocacy programs, travel grants, public policy, and educational resources. www.spie.org.

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