TECHNICAL PROGRAM & EVENTS

PLENARY & INVITED SPEAKERS

 

Plenary Talks

Benjamin J. Eggleton (The University of Sydney Nano Institute)

"A Renaissance in Brillouin Photonics for On-Chip Signal Processing and Sensing"

 

Waguih S. Ishak (Corning Incorporated)

"Innovations in Optics for the Connected World"

 

Susumu Noda (Kyoto University)

"Progress in Photonic-Crystal Lasers"

 

Invited Talks

Sheng-L. Huang (National Taiwan University)

"Skin Cancer Detection Using Cellular Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography"

 

Daniel Kuchta (IBM)

TBD

 

Mordecai M. Segev (Technion)

"Topological Insulator Laser"

 

Cheng Wang (City University of Hong Kong)

"High-Speed Electro-Optics Based on Lithium Niobate Nanophotonics"

 

Uwe Zeitner (Fraunhofer IOF)

"Micro- and Nano-Structures for High-End Optics"

 

Bao-P. Zhang (Xiamen University)

"Green VCSELs Based on Nitride Semiconductors"

 

Jing Zhang (Ghent University)

"Heterogeneous Integration in Silicon Photonics through Micro-Transfer-Printing"

SPECIAL OPEN SESSIONS on Sunday

■MOC SCIENCE SCHOOL IN TOYAMA "LIGHT AND LASER"

  Nov. 17 (Sun.) 10:00-12:00

 

Open to public, especially high school and university students.
MOC attendees are welcome, but talks will be given in Japanese.

 

1)"Sending by Light, Observing by Laser - From Internet to Smartphones-"
  Kenichi Iga
  (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

 

2)"Organic Light Emitting Diodes - For New Era Displays -"
  Hiroyuki Okada
  (Professor, University of Toyama)

 

3)"Observing Gravitational Waves with Laser Interferometers"
  Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate in Physics
  (Director of Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR))
  (Professor, The University of Tokyo)


■SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM "SENSING BY LIGHT"

  Nov. 17 (Sun.) 14:00-17:20

 

Talks will be given in English.

 

0) Introductory Talk
  Kenichi Iga (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

 

1)"Light for Detecting Neutrinos and Gravitational Waves"
  Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate in Physics (The University of Tokyo)

 

2)"LiDAR: A Key to AI-Mobile"
  Toshihiko Baba (Yokohama National University)

 

3)"VCSEL Sensing for 3D Face Recognition"
  Connie J. Chang-Hasnain (University of California, Berkeley)

 

4)"Biophotonic Imaging and Sensing"
  Ken-Tye Yong (Nanyang Technological University)