TECHNICAL PROGRAM & EVENTS

 

Agenda At-A-Glance (PDF)
Preliminary, subject to change

Technical Program (PDF)
Updated on Oct. 15, 2019. Preliminary, subject to change

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)

"High Speed VCSELs and Co-Packaging for Short Reach Communication within Cloud and High Performance Computing"

 

Raimondas Petruškevičius (Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania)
"Perforated Micro-ring Resonators for Enhanced Sensing"


Shinichi Saito (University of Southampton)
"Novel Si Photonic Waveguides and their Application to Optical Modulators"

 

Gal Harari (Technion)

"Topological Insulator Laser"

 

Cheng Wang (City University of Hong Kong)

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

 

Yuanmu Yang (Tsinghua University)
"Extreme Nonlinear Optics in Epsilon-near-zero Materials"

 

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.) 10:00-12:15

 

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

 

1)"The Surface Emitting Laser Turned of Light: Everybody Has It"

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.) 13:30-17:00

 

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)