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December 11-15, 2010
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Keynote  Speaker
  Photonic Crystal Fibres : Keeping Light and Matter in Focus
  Philip St. J. Russell, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Plenary  Speakers
  Plasmonics : A New Functional Photonics for Nano-Imaging and Analysis
  Satoshi Kawata, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
  High Power Lasers : Another Fibre revolution?
  David Payne, University of Southampton, UK
  Ultrafast Science and Technology 2010
  Wayne H. Knox, University of Rochester, NY, USA
  Fibre Optic Monitoring Supports Advanced Energetics
  Wolfgang Ecke, IPHT Jena, Germany
  Delivering Photonics to Transform the New Information Age ? Smaller, Faster and Energy Efficient
  Benjamin J. Eggleton, The University of Sydney, Australia
  Controlled Slow and Stopped Light in Metamaterials
  Ortwin Hess, University of Surrey, UK
  Evolution of Planar Waveguide Devices : Communication and Sensing Applications
  Katsunari Okamoto, AiDi Corporation, Tsukuba, Japan
Invited  Speakers
  Bragg and Bragg-Like Fibers : A Versetile Platform for All-Fiber Photonics Bandgap Devices
  Bishnu Pal, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) in Photonic Communications
  Wolfgang Freude, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  Plasmonic Beaming and Focusing Methods
  Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea
  Chalchogenide Photonic Crystal Fibers for Mid-IR Supercontinuum Sources
  Ishwar Aggarwal, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USA
  Guided Wave Optics in Measurement Systems : From Micro to Macro
  Brian Culshaw, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
  Rigorous Numerical Simulations of Nanophotonic Devices by Using The Finite Element Method
  B. M. A. Rahman, City University London, London, UK
  Fibre Bragg Grating Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring of Tall Buildings
  H. Y. Tam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  Wide Angle and Bidirectional Beam Propagation Methods : Recent Developments
  Anurag Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  Reliability Aspect When Using Fibre Optic Strain Sensors for Materials Investigations and Structure Monitoring
  Wolfgang Habel, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin
  Holography at a Wavelength of 10.6 Microns for the Fabrication of Optical Devices
  Raman Kashyap, ?ole Polytechnique de Montr?l, Canada
  III-V Semiconductor Nanowire Heterostructures for Optoelectronic Applications
  C. Jagadish & Michael Gao, Australian National University, Australia
  Adaptive Optics for Astronomy, Vision Science and Beyond
  Christopher Dainty, National University of Ireland, Galway
  Specialty Fibers in Special Applications
  Karl-Friedrich Klein, University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Friedberg, Germany
  Photonic Nanostructures for Sensing Applications
  A Di Falco, TD James, MG Scullion, AB Klemm, ME Giardini and Thomas Krauss, University of St Andrews, Scotland
  Optical Spectroscopy for Food and Beverages Control
  Anna Mignani, CNR, Italy
  Dissipative Solitons in Optical Fiber Systems
  M?io F. S. Ferreira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  Nonlinear Wavelength Conversion in Novel Submicron Integrated Waveguides
  Marco Peccianti, Roberto Morandotti, INRS ?ergie, Mat?iaux et T??ommunications, Canada
  Enhanced Biosensor Platforms Based on Nano-Bio-Photonics
  Brian MacCraith, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Ireland
  Bismuth-Doped Fibers for Near-Infrared Light Sources: Progress and Prospects
  Jayanta Sahu, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
  Silicon Nanophotonic Broadcast Interconnections
  Alan Mickelson, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA
  Dihedral Fourier Analysis and Applications in Statistical Optics
  Marlos Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA & Vasudevan Lakshminarayan, University of Waterloo, USA
  Recent Developments in Optical Testing Technology
  Jim C. Wyant, University of Arizona, USA
  VLSI Photonics : Science and Engineering of Micro/Nano-Photonics
  El-Hang Lee, INHA University, South Korea
  All-Optical Information Processing With Photochromic Proteins
  Sukhdev Roy, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India
  Optical Properties of Dielectric Films Dispersed With Metal Nanoparticles and Applications to Optically Functional Materials
  Moriaki Wakaki, E. Yokoyama and H. Sakata, Tokai University, Japan
  Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities for the Indian Photonics Industry
  Ian White, Sterlite Industries, USA
  Radially Polarised (Vector) Beams in Optical Fibers
  Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, US
  Micro/Nanostructrued Fiber-Optic Devices
  Wei Jin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  Recent Progress in ?-Raman Signatures Characterisation of New Ultrafast Laser Written Nonlinear and Laser Waveguides
  Ajoy Kar, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
  Taming Light at the Nanoscale
  Romain Quidant, Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Spain
  High Density Holographic Data Storage and Content-Addressable Search
  Kehar Singh, Bhargab Das, and Joby Joseph, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  Enhanced Optical Resolution with Phase-Sensitive Preamplification
  Prem Kumar, Northwestern University , Illinois, USA
  Biosensing With Surface Plasmons : Present and Future
  Jiri Homola, Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Prague, The Czech Republic
  ROADMs for Next Generation Optical Networks
  Atul Srivastava & Krishna Bala, One Terabit LLC, USA
  Impact of Slow Light on Non-Linear Phase Sensitivity in SOI Photonic Crystals
  Richard M. De La Rue, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  AFM TIP Assisted Laser Induced Surface Modification
  Yehiam Prior & Alexander A Milner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  Practical Perspectives on Next Generation Packet Optical Transport System Evolution
  Mallikarjun Tatipamula, Juniper Networks, USA
  Nonlinear Solitary Waves in Positive-Negative Refractive Media
  A. I. Maimistov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
  Optical Invisibility Cloaking Within the First Born Approximation
  Ari T. Friberg, Timo Hakkarainen, Tero Setala, Bernhard Hoenders, Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden
  Noise Parametric Fiber Amplifiers
  Toke L. Hansen, Karsten Rottwitt, Lasse M. Andersen and Valentina Cristofori, DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  Hollow Core Photonic Bandgap Fibers for Gas Sensing applications : Progress and Current Challenges
  Marco N. Petrovich, Christos Grivas, Francesco Poletti, David J. Richardson, University of Southampton, UK
  Ultrafast Phenomena in Molecules and Clusters
  Deepak Mathur, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
  Optical Nonreciprocal Devices Fabricated with Direct Bonding Technology
  T. Mizumoto & Ryohei Takei, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  Dual Frequency Combs for Rapid and Calibrated Optical Measurements
  Ian Coddington, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  Nonlinear Optics, Filamentation and Applications
  F. Courvoisier, M. K. Bhuyan, M. Jacquot, P. A. Lacourt, L. Furfaro, R. Salut and J. M. Dudley, Institut FEMTO-ST, D?artement d?Optique P. M. Duffieux, France
  Quantum Well Active Regions for Highly Efficient Optically Pumped Surface-Emitting External Cavity Lasers
  Igor A. Sukhoivanov, University of Guanajuato, Mexico and Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Ukraine
  High-Speed Switching in Optical Fibers
  Walter Margulis, O. Tarasenko, M. Malmstr?, P. Rugeland and Zhangwei Yu, Acreo, Sweden
  Quantum Limits to Space and Time Positioning
  Claude Fabre, N. Treps, B. Lamine and O. Pinel, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
  Recent Progress on Ultra-High Speed and Multi Level Coherent Transmission
  Toshihiko Hirooka & M. Nakazawa, Tohoku University, Japan
  Recent Advances in Er3+-Ion Doped Tellurite Glass Planar Waveguide for Amplification
  Animesh Jha, G. Jose, M. Irannejad, D. P. Steenson, T. T. Fernandez*, S. Eaton and P. Laporta*,
University of Leeds, UK, *Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  High Power All-Fibre Integrated Supercontinuum Sources and Spectral Extension
  J. R. Taylor, Imperial College, UK
  Holographic Photopolymerizable Glasses : Current Challenges for Emerging Optical Information Storage and Laser Beams Manipulation Applications
  Maria L. Calvo, Ciudad Universitaria, Spain
  Optical Fiber Nanowire Devices and Their Application
  Limin Tong, Zhejing University, China
  Nonlinear Wavelength Conversion in Novel Integrated Waveguides
  Roberta Ramponi, Politecnico di Milano, IFN-CNR, Italy
  Multiphoton Microscopy for Deep Tissue Imaging
  Chris Xu, Cornell University, USA
  Plasmonics for Nanophotonic Technologies
  Anatoly V Zayats, The Queen's University of Belfast, UK
  High Speed Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits
  K. A. Williams, R. Stabile, A. Rohit, & A. Albores-Mejia, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  Frequency Combs in the Mid-IR: Generation And Applications
  Irina Sorokina, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim, Norway
  Silicon Nanowire Optical Waveguides (SNOW) : Achieving High Optical Confinement in Nanowires
  Simarjeet Singh Saini, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  Adaptive Optics, Vision and Prediction Visual Performance
  Vasudevan (Vengu) Lakshminarayanan, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Canada
  Towards Woven Metamaterials for the THz
  Maryanne Large1, Anna Wang1, Peter Hunt1, Alessandro Tuniz1, Boris T. Kuhlmey1, Simon C. Fleming1,
Elise Pogson2, Roger Lewis2, and Avi Bendavid3
1Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS), School of Physics, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia, 2School of Engineering Physics, University of Wollongong, NSW Australia, 3Materials Science and Engineering, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Sydney NSW 2070, Australia
  Propagating and Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Fiber Optic Sensors
  B. D. Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  Impact of Dispersion Map Design for Long-haul DPSK Transmission System
  Hidenori Taga, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
  Process Monitoring of Advanced Fiber Reinforced Composites Using Novel Multi-Mesurand Optical Finer Sensor
  Gerard F. Fernando, R. S. Mahendran, V. R. Machavaram, L. Wang, D. Harris, A. Tomlin, A. K. Nair, S. D. Pandita, S. A. Malik, S. Hellmann, M. Paget, S. Ballard, S. N. Kukureka & B. D. Gupta*,
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK, *Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  Manipulations with Coherent Dark States
  Rupamanjari Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  Quantum-Dot Emitters in Photonic Nanostructures
  Jorn M. Hvam, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  Group IV Photonics : Prospects and Challenges
  P. K. Basu, Department of Radio Physics & Electronics, University of Calcutta, India
  Fiber Optic Sensors Based on Multimode Interference
  Jos?Luis Santos, Susana Silva, O. Fraz?, L. A. Ferreira & F. M. Ara?o, Universidade do Porto. Rua do Campo Alegre, Portugal
  PCF-Based Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensors
  Y. J. Rao, University of Electronic Science & Technology, China
  Arrays of Microcavities Coupled to Atoms and Fibers
  Sandra Isabelle Schmid, Keyu Xia & Jorg Evers, Max-Planck-Institut f? Kernphysik, Germany
  Optical Nanoscopy : Breaking the Diffraction Barrier by Switching Markers On and Off
  Andreas Schoenle & Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Gottingen, Germany
  Slow Light in Optical Fiber
  Moshe Tur, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  Sculptured light: new routes for next generation Biophotonics tools
  Kishan Dholakia & Tomas Cizmar, University of St-Andrews, UK
  Microwave Photonics Applications of Optically Injected Semiconductor Lasers
  Nelson S. C. Chan & K. S. Chiang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  Long Period Gratings in Optical Fibers : Simulations of Transmission Characteristics and Applications
  Enakshi K. Sharma, Delhi University (South Campus), India
  Photo-Acoustic Switching Devices Made from Polaritonic Nanofibers Doped with Quantum Dots
  Mahi R Singh, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
  In-situ Grown Erbium-Doped Dielectric Nanoparticles in Silica-Based Transparent Optical Fibers
  Bernard Dussardier, LPMC, University of Nice, Nice, France
  Biomedical Applications of Optical Spectroscopy
  P. K. Gupta, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore, India
  Spatiotemporal Approaches in Enhancing Femtosecond Microscopy
  D. Goswami, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  Efficient Supercontinuum Generation in Simple Nonlinear Photonic Crystal Fiber and Role of Higher Order Dispersion
  S. K. Bhadra, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, India
  Laser Emission From Self-Assembled Photonic Crystals
  Vijaya Rao, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
  Novel Frequency-Doubled Green Laser for Portable Micro-Projectors
  Vikram Bhatia, Corning Incorporated, USA
  Packet Optical Transport Networks
  Kumar N. Sivarajan, Tejas Networks, India
  From Diffusion to Localization of light by disorder - Application to Random Lasing
  Patrick Sebbah, LPMC, University of Nice, Nice, France
  Fiber Optic Devices Based on Multimode Interference
  Arun Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  Optical Signal Monitoring Techniques for High Capacity Optical Networks
  Lu Chao, Alan Lau, F Khan,J Zhao, Q Sui, Z Li, H Y Tam, P K A Wai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  Photonic Devices based on Biopolymer
  V. P. N. Nampoori, International School of Photonics, CUSAT, India
  Global Synthesis of Optical Systems by a Prophylactic Strategy
  L. N. Hazra, University of Calcutta, India
  1D and 3D Photonic Crystals of Polystyrene and Inverse Silica Opal Structures
  D. Narayana Rao, University of Hyderabad, India
  Advances in Continuous-Wave Optical Parametric Oscillators
  Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh, G. K. Samanta, S. Chaitanya Kumar, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
  High Power Rotary Disk Lasers
  Santanu Basu, Sparkle Optics Corporation, USA
  New Biomedical Opportunities offered by Compact Sub-Nanosecond Supercontinuum Sources
  Philippe Leproux, Faculte des Sciences et Techniques, France
  Fiber Optic Gyroscope
  Jagannath Nayak, RCI, Hyderabad, India
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