Past seminars 2009

Date

Speaker

Topic

16
December

Professor John Rodenburg
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Sheffield

“Transmission and reflection imaging without lenses”

18
November

Mathieu Kociak
Laboratoire de Physique des Solides

“Mapping electron excitations in the near IR-UV range using sub-nm resolved STEM-EELS spectrum imaging”

17
November

Professor Harald Giessen
4th Physics Institute, University of Stuttgart, Germany

"Three-dimensional metallic metamaterials: from simple to complex – coupling matters!"

21
October

Ben Mills
ORC

Pre Viva Talk: “Focussing and Diffraction using a High Harmonic Source”

10
September

Olivier J. F. Martin
Nanophotonics and Metrology Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)

“Controlling light at the nanoscale with plasmonic nanostructures”

9
September

Nikitas Papasimakis
ORC

Pre Viva Talk “Trapped-modes, Slow Light and Collective Resonances in Metamaterials”

2
September

Professor M. Segev
Tecnion, Israel

“Anderson Localization of Light”

15
July

Prof. Alastair Lewis
National Centre for Atmospheric Science

“The development of new technologies for environmental science.”

8
July

Professor John Love
Department of Quantum Science, College of Physical Sciences, Australian National University

“Metal-clad optical fibres”

1
July

Professor Patrick Gill
National Physical Laboratory

“Optical Atomic Clocks”

24
June

Assoc. Prof. Takunori Taira
Advanced Laser Development, Institute for Molecular Science

“The promise of giant micro-photonics”

10
June

Prof Siddharth Ramachandran
DTU-Fotonik; Danish Technical University

“Non-Zero-Order Light: Beams that can do what a Gaussian cannot”

27
May

Professor Richard Syms
Imperial College

“Magneto-inductive waves applications of metamaterials in MRI systems”

13
May

Professor Ajoy Kar
Herriot Watt University

"Ultafast Nonlinear Spectroscopy"

5
May

Prof. Simoni
Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

" Polymers and liquid crystals for photonics "

29
April

Dr Benn Thomsen
UCL

"Physical layer technologies for future dynamic optical networks."

6
April

Andrey Denisyuk
ORC

Pre Viva Talk: "Cathodoluminescence and phase-change functionality of metallic nanoparticles"

6
April

Fei He
ORC

Pre Viva Talk: "The development of fibre chirped pulse amplification systems"

18
March

Prof. Volkmar Dierolf

"Optical spectroscopy for nanoscale characterization of photonic structures and devices"

4
March

Dr Otto L. Muskens
School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Southampton

"Control over light at the nanoscale: from nanoantennas to random lasers"

18
February

Dr. Elisabeth Soergel

"What can we learn about ferroelectric domains with scanning force microscopy?"

4
February

H. Gersen

"Time resolved motion of pulses in photonic crystal waveguides: a real space investigation"

23
January

Markus Walther and Andreas Bitzer
Department of Molecular and Optical Physics, University of Freiburg, Germany

"Imaging the electromagnetic near-fields in terahertz metamaterials"

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