IPOS Seminars and Research Seminars

2010 Upcoming IPOS Seminars

IPOS Seminars
IPOS Seminars

Title: In vivo functional spectroscopic imaging of the microcirculation using Side stream Dark Field microscopy
Presenter: Annemarie Nadort
Organisation: Academic Medical Centre
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics University of Amsterdam
Date: Wednesday 17th of March
Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: School of Physics Tearoom

2010 Upcoming Research Seminar

Title: "The Future of Silicon Photonics"
Presenter: Thomas L. Koch
Organisation: Center for Optical Technologies, Lehigh University
205 Sinclair, 7 Asa Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Email: tlkoch@lehigh.edu

Date: Friday March 12
Time: 3pm - 4pm
Location: School of Physics Lecture Theatre 1, Building A28, The University of Sydney



Past 2010 IPOS Seminars

Date  Title and Speaker  Location  Podcast 
Wednesday March 3
2pm-3pm
Advances in tunable solid state organic lasers
F. J. Duarte
Interferometric Optics, Rochester, New York, USA ECE, University of New Mexico, USA
School of Physics Tearoom, Building A28, The University of Sydney  
Wednesday 24 February
4pm- 5pm
Manipulating light on-chip
Michal Lipson
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Cornell University, USA
Lecture Theatre 1, School of Physics
 

Past 2010 Research Seminars

 Date Title & Speaker  Location  Podcast 
Friday 29 January 2010
9am-10am
Air-hole infilling of Quantum Dot incorporated InGaAsP Photonic Crystal Nanocavities
Presenter: Dr. R.W. van der Heijden
Department of Applied Physics, Photonics and Semiconductor Nanophysics, Room NLd 1.06 Eindhoven University of Technology
School of Physics Tea Room, Building A28, The University of Sydney  
Friday 22 January 2010
9am-10am
Experiments on stabilizing Erbium doped mode-locked fiber lasers and mode-locking mechanism of fiber lasers making more robust
Presenter: Darren Hudson
University of Otago, New Zealand Applications and Development of Ultrafast Fiber Laser
School of Physics Tea Room, Building A28  
Friday 15 January2010
9am-10am
Stimulated Brillouin scattering: an efficient and versatile tool for all-optical signal processing
Presenter: Prof. Luc Thévenaz
EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Group for Fibre Optics - Institute of Electrical Engineering Lausanne, Switzerland
School of Physics Tea Room, Building A28  

2009 IPOS Seminars

Date Title & Speaker   Location Podcast 
Thursday 10 December 2009
3pm-4pm
PIMMS #1 – the movie: a revolution in spectroscopy
Presenter: Prof. Joss Bland-Hawthorn
IPOS, The University of Sydney
Slade Lecture Theatre, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney  
Tuesday 6 October 2009
4-5pm
Not all light that wanders is lost: Performance and promise of micro-ring resonators in nonlinear quantum optics
Presenter: Prof. John E.Sipe
Department of Physics and Institute for Optical Sciences, University of Toronto  
Slade Lecture Theatre, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney  Watch

Friday 7 August 2009
9am-10am

Slow-Light Enhanced Second Harmonic Generation in Two-Dimensional Photonic Crystals
Speaker: Rumen Iliew
Nonlinear Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and Engineering, The Australian National University
Cudos Tea Room 319, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney  
Tuesday 21 July 2009
1-2pm
Poling Silica and Silica Fibre
Speaker: Prof. Simon Fleming
Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, The University of Sydney
Lecture Theatre 1, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney  

Friday 6 March 2009

9-10am

Metal-Clad Optical Fibres
Speaker: Prof. John Love
Australian National University
Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney  
Thursday 19 February 19 2009 
3-4pm
Femtosecond Optics: More Than Just Really Fast
Speaker: Prof. Erich Ippen
Research Laboratory of Electronics Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge
Slade Lecture Theatre, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney  
Friday 20 February 2009
9-10am
Overview of recent researches on plasmonics
Speaker: Prof. Byoungho Lee 
Seoul National University, Korea
Tea Room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney  

2009 Research Seminars

Date Title & Speaker   Location
Wednesday 9 December 2009
10am-11am
Intra-cavity pulse dynamics in mode-locked fiber lasers
Presenter: Brandon Bale
Aston University
Tea Room School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 4 December 2009
9am-10am
THE POWER OF LIGHT ? THE FIBER LASER REVOLUTION
Presenter: Prof. David Richardson
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton Southampton United Kingdom
Tea Room School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney

Friday 27 November 2009
9am-10am

Biopolymer Photonics 
Presenter: Peter Domachuk
School of Physics, University of Sydney

Tea Room School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney

Thursday 5 November 2009
9:30-10am
Demonstration of dispersion engineered slow light in photonic crystal waveguides
Presenter: Jason Ting
IPOS, The University of Sydney
Tea room School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 30 October
9-10 am
Coupled Photonic Crystal Waveguides in Hexagonal Lattices- 3rd year Special project (15 min)
Presenter: John Scott Brownless

Slow light dispersion engineering in chalcogenide photonic crystals- 3rd year Special project (15 min) 
Presenter: Hannah McFarlane

Stimulated Brillouin scattering based optical monitoring-  Hons presentation
Presenter: Amy Fu
Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 23 October 2009
9-10am
Micro- and nanostructured polymer devices via imprint lithography
Presenter: Dr Cameron Smith
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Tea room School of Physics, The University of Sydney
Friday 28 August 2009
9am-10am
High throughput, high resolution:imaging: optical and plasmonic structures for microfluidic detection
Presenter: Paul Steinvurzel
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Cambridge

Cudos Tea Room 319, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney

Friday 14 August 2009
9am-10am
A fibre-optic seismic sensor array for geophysical measurement
Presenter: Ian Littler
Australian National University
Cudos Tea Room 319, School of Physics Building A28, The University of Sydney

Tuesday 28 July 2009    

1-2pm

Optical Device Fabrication and Characterization
Speaker: Mr Benjamin W. McMillen
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Theatre 1, School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 3 July 2009
9-10am
Raman scattering and four-wave mixing. From fundamentals to fibre lasers
Speaker: Dr Jochen Schroeder
IPOS, The University of Sydney
Tea room School of Physics, The University of Sydney
Friday 19 June 2009
9-10am
Laser Ultrasonic Surface Wave Dispersion Technique for Non-destructive Evaluation of Human Dental Enamel
Speaker: David Hsiao-chuan Wang
PhD Research Student, IPOS, The University of Sydney
Lecture Theatre 1, School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney

Friday 12 June 2009

9-10am

Reconfigurable Optical Pulse Generator for Next Generation Hybrid WDM/OTDM Networks
Speaker: Dr Aisling Clarke
IPOS, The University of Sydney

Time-lens oscilloscope of optical signal packets by nonlinear optics
Speaker: Eva Ryckeboer
IPOS, The University of Sydney

 Tea room School of Physics, The University of Sydney

Friday 15 May 2009

9-10am

Modelization and Characterization of solid-core photonic bandgap fibers
Speaker: Dr Vincent Pureur
IPOS, The University of Sydney
Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney
Wednesday 13 May 2009
9-10am
High-resolution optical sampling of 640Gb/s signals using four-wave mixing in dispersion-engineered highly nonlinear chalcogenide waveguides
Speaker: Dr Jürgen Van Erps
Vrije University Brussel
Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 1 May 2009
9-9:30am
Soliton Mediated Optical Quantization 
Speaker: Falk Eilenberger
IPOS, The University of Sydney
Tea room School of Physics, The University of Sydney
Friday 17 April 2009 9-10am Waveguiding in metal-, semiconductor- and soft glass-modified photonic crystal fibers  
Speakers: Marcus Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany

Terahertz photonic molecules with coupled whispering gallery resonators
Speaker: Harald Schwefel
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany
Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 3 April 2009 9-10am

Local nanofluidic light sources in silicon photonic crystal microcavities
Speaker: Silvia Vignolini

Tunable (InGa)(AsP) Heterostructure and Air Membrane Photonic Crystal cavities
Speaker: R.W Van Der Heijden

Research activities at Institut Fresnel : from the photon to the bit 
Speaker: Hugues Giovannini

Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney
Friday 6 March 2009
9-10am
Interfacing micro-components for optical interconnect applications 
Speaker: Dr Jürgen Van Erps
Department of Applied Physics and Photonics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Tea room School of Physics A28, The University of Sydney