Conference Agenda

Topical Meetings and Sessions:

TOM 1 - Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics
TOM 2 - Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics
TOM 3 - Optical System Design, Tolerancing and Manufacturing
TOM 4 - Bio-Medical Optics
TOM 5 - Resonant Nanophotonics
TOM 6 - Optical Materials: crystals, thin films, organic molecules and polymers, syntheses, characterization and devices
TOM 7 - Thermal radiation and energy management
TOM 8 - Nonlinear and Quantum Optics
TOM 9 - Optics at Nanoscale (ONS)
TOM 10 - Optical Microsystems (OMS)
TOM 11 - Waves in Complex Photonic Media
TOM 12 - Optofluidics
TOM 13 - Ultrafast Optical Technologies and Applications
TOM 14 - Advances and Applications of Optics and Photonics
EU Project Session
Early Stage Researcher Session organised by SIOF
Grand Challenges of Photonics Session

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Session Overview
Location: Aula 5
Date: Monday, 13/Sept/2021
11:00
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12:30
Tutorial: Spectral modeling of LEDs at operating conditions (lecturer online)
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Alois Herkommer, University Stuttgart, Germany
 
Tutorial
Tutorial Speeches

Spectral modeling of LEDs at operating conditions

Julius Muschaweck

JMO GmbH, Germany

16:00
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17:45
TOM2 S01: Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics: Design and applications
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Alois Herkommer, University Stuttgart, Germany
 
16:00 - 16:30
Invited
TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

"First time right" - calculating imaging systems from scratch

Fabian Duerr, Hugo Thienpont

Brussels Photonics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium



16:30 - 16:45

TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

Freeform design of a two-reflector system to collimate and shape a point source distribution

Teun van Roosmalen1, Jan ten Thije Boonkkamp1, Wilbert IJzerman1,2, Martijn Anthonissen1

1: Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; 2: Signify Research, The Netherlands



16:45 - 17:00

TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

Thin multi-channel freeform optics for lighting applications

Youri Meuret, Karel Desnijder

KU Leuven, Belgium



17:00 - 17:15

TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

Multi-source light shaping with diffractive optical elements

Alexander Heemels, Auèle Adam, Paul Urbach

TU Delft, Applied Physics, Imaging Physics, Optics Research Group, Lorentzweg 1, 2628 CJ, Delft, The Netherlands


Date: Tuesday, 14/Sept/2021
10:15
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11:45
TOM2 S02: Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics: Methods
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Youri Meuret, KU Leuven, Belgium
 
10:15 - 10:45
Invited
TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

Optical techniques and freeform optical surfaces realizing light beam transformations with prescribed input and output radiations

Vladimir Oliker

Emory College of Arts and Sciences, United States of America



10:45 - 11:00

TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

A hierarchy of mathematical models for freeform optical design

Jan ten Thije Boonkkamp1, Lotte Romijn1, Martijn Anthonissen1, Wilbert IJzerman1,2

1: Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, The; 2: Signify, Netherlands, The



11:00 - 11:30
Invited
TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

Light shaping from a physical-optics perspective

Frank Wyrowski

Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

14:15
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15:45
TOM2 S03: Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics: Methods
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Alois Herkommer, University Stuttgart, Germany
 
14:15 - 14:45
Invited
TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

From flat cameras to high resolution microscopy: beating aberrations with computational multi-camera imaging

Andrew Robert Harvey

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom



14:45 - 15:00

TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

Optical computation of a spin glass dynamics with tunable complexity

Marco Leonetti1, Luca Leuzzi2, Erik Hormann3, Giorgio Parisi3, Giancarlo Ruocco1

1: Istituto italiano di Tecnologia, Center For Life Nanoscience, Italy; 2: CNR nanotec Roma; 3: Univ. Sapienza Roma



15:00 - 15:15

TOM 2 Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics

An inverse model for two-dimensional reflectors with scattering

Vì Cecilia Erik Kronberg1, Martijn J.H. Anthonissen1, Jan H.M. ten Thije Boonkkamp1, Wilbert L. IJzerman1,2

1: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), PO Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands; 2: Signify Research, High Tech Campus 7, 5656 AE Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Date: Wednesday, 15/Sept/2021
8:15
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9:45
Early Stage Researcher Session: Sensing and Spectroscopy
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Ventsislav K, Valev, University of Bath, United Kingdom
 
8:15 - 8:30

Early Stage Reserch Session

In situ sub-50-attosecond active stabilization of the delay between infrared and ultraviolet light pulses

Martin Luttmann, David Bresteau, Jean-François Hergott, Olivier Tcherbakoff, Thierry Ruchon

Université Paris-Saclay, CEA, CNRS, LIDYL, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, France



8:30 - 8:45

Early Stage Reserch Session

Frequency tripling via sum-frequency generation by individual AlGaAs nanocylinders

Agostino Di Francescantonio1, Attilio Zilli1, Davide Rocco2, Marco Finazzi1, Lamberto Duò1, Costantino De Angelis2, Giuseppe Leo3, Carlo Gigli3, Giuseppe Marino3, Michele Celebrano1

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: University of Brescia, Italy; 3: Universitè de Paris, France



8:45 - 9:00

Early Stage Reserch Session

Few-electrons strong coupling between graphene plasmons and intersubband transitions in a shallow single quantum well

Nicola Melchioni1,2, Riccardo Bertini2, Alessandro Tredicucci1,2

1: Laboratorio NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza San Silvestro 12, 56127, Pisa, Italy; 2: Dipartimento di Fisica “E. Fermi”, Università di Pisa, Largo Bruno Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy



9:00 - 9:15

Early Stage Reserch Session

Ultrafast exciton dynamics reconstruction with a ptychographic approach

Gian Luca Dolso1, Bruno Moio1,2, Giacomo Inzani1, Nicola Di Palo1,2, Rocío Borrego-Varillas2, Mauro Nisoli1,2, Matteo Lucchini1,2

1: Department of Physics, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy; 2: Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, IFN-CNR, 20133 Milano, Italy



9:15 - 9:30

Early Stage Reserch Session

Singlet fission in thin films for photovoltaics: A molecular perspective

Aswathy V Girija1, Weixuan Zeng2, Hugo Bronstein2, Akshay Rao1

1: Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, UK; 2: Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK



9:30 - 9:45

Early Stage Reserch Session

Near-field optical investigation of hyperuniform disordered photonic structures

Nicoletta Granchi1, Richard Spalding2, Matteo Lodde3, Maurangelo Petruzzella3, Frank W. Otten3, Andrea Fiore3, Francesca Intonti1, Riccardo Sapienza4, Marian Florescu2, Massimo Gurioli1

1: University of Florence, Italy and LENS; 2: Advanced Technology Institute and Department of Physics, University of Surrey, UK; 3: Department of Applied Physics and Institute for Photonic Integration, Eindhoven University of Technology, NL; 4: The Blackett Laboratory, Department of Physics, Imperial College London, UK

11:15
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12:45
Early Stage Researcher Session: Advanced Photonics
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Ambra Giannetti, CNR, Italy
 
11:15 - 11:30

Early Stage Reserch Session

Intracellular SERS monitoring of drug release from plasmonic-assisted biosilica nanoparticles

Chiara Tramontano1,2, Stefano Managò3, Donatella Delle Cave4, Giovanna Chianese1, Enza Lonardo4, Luca De Stefano1, Anna Chiara De Luca3, Ilaria Rea1

1: Institute of Applied Science and Intelligent Systems (ISASI), National Research Council of Naples, Via Pietro Castellino 111, Naples, Italy.; 2: Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via Domenico Montesano 49, 80131, Naples, Italy; 3: Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (IBBC), National Research Council of Naples, Via Pietro Castellino 111, Naples, Italy; 4: Institute of Genetics and Biophysics (IGB), National Research Council of Naples, Via Pietro Castellino 111, Naples, Italy



11:30 - 11:45

Early Stage Reserch Session

Enhancing circular dichroism with superchiral surface waves

Erika Mogni1, Giovanni Pellegrini2, Maria Chiara Ghezzi3, Elisabetta Brenna3, Matteo Tommasini3, Jorge Gil-Rostra4, Francisco Yubero4, Giuseppina Simone1,5, Michele Celebrano1, Lamberto Duò1, Marco Finazzi1, Paolo Biagioni1

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: Università degli studi di Pavia, Dipartimento di Fisica, Pavia, Italy; 3: Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica, Milano, Italy; 4: CSIC-Univ. Seville, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain; 5: Northwestern Polytechnical University, School of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China.



11:45 - 12:00

Early Stage Reserch Session

Plasmonic hydrogel nanocomposites for biosensing applications

Bruno Miranda1,2, Rosalba Moretta1, Selene De Martino3, Ilaria Rea1, Principia Dardano1, Carlo Forestiere2, Luca De Stefano1

1: Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems, National Research Council, via P.Castellino 111, 80131, Naples, Italy; 2: Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, via Claudio 21, 80125, Naples, Italy; 3: Materias s.r.l., via Protopisani 50, 80100, Naples, Italy



12:00 - 12:15

Early Stage Reserch Session

Combined Brillouin and Raman microscopy of glioblastoma single cells and spheroids

Jan Rix1, Ortrud Uckermann2,3, Katrin Kirsche3, Edmund Koch1, Roberta Galli4

1: Clinical Sensoring and Monitoring, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden, Germany; 2: Division of Medical Biology, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden, Germany; 3: Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden, Germany; 4: Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden, Germany



12:15 - 12:30

Early Stage Reserch Session

Optical multiplexed bioassays on photonic crystals for breast cancer biomarker detection

Tommaso Pileri1, Alberto Sinibaldi1, Agostino Occhicone1, Elena Giordani2, Matteo Allegretti2, Peter Munzert3, Frank Sonntag4, Norbert Danz3, Patrizio Giacomini2, Francesco Michelotti1

1: Sapienza - University of Rome, Via A. Scarpa 16, 00161, Rome, Italy; 2: IRCCS Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Via Elio Chianesi 53, 00144 Rome, Italy.; 3: Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Engineering IOF, A. Einstein-Str. 7, 07745 Jena, Germany.; 4: Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS, Winterberg-Str. 28, 01277 Dresden, Germany.



12:30 - 12:45

Early Stage Reserch Session

Tuneable light absorption in iridescent nanostructured chloroplasts

Miguel Augusto Palhinha Castillo1, William Peter Wardley2, Martin Lopez-Garcia1

1: International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal; 2: University of Exeter



12:45 - 13:00

Early Stage Reserch Session

Infrared nanospectroscopy study of the light-induced conformational changes of Channelrhodopsin

Maria Eleonora Temperini1,2, Raffella Polito2, Antonia Intze1, Ulrich Schade3, Puskar Ljiljana3, Eglof Ritter3, Leonetta Baldassarre2, Michele Ortolani2, Valeria Giliberti1

1: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Center for Life NanoScience, Rome, Italy; 2: Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; 3: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, Germany

16:15
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17:45
EU Project Session
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Lydia Sanmartí-VIla, ICFO, Spain
 
16:15 - 16:45
Invited
EU Project Session

Supercontinuum broadband light sources covering UV to IR applications (SUPUVIR EU Project)

Thibaut Sylvestre

CNRS FEMTO-ST institute, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France



16:45 - 17:15
Invited
EU Project Session

How ACTPHAST provides open access to photonics prototyping Platforms for all innovation-minded European Researchers

Hugo Thienpont, Peter Doyle, Darren Martindill, Johan Vlekken, Nathalie Debaes

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium



17:15 - 17:45
Invited
EU Project Session

The European photonics CAReer LAunch path (CARLA)

Daniela Comelli, Gianluca Valentini

Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Date: Thursday, 16/Sept/2021
8:15
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9:45
TOM1 S02: Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics: High Speed Silicon Photonics
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Graham Trevor Reed, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
 
8:15 - 8:45
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

High bandwidth density optical I/O based on all-silicon micro-ring modulators and photodetectors

Haisheng Rong

Intel, United States of America



8:45 - 9:15
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Convergence of CMOS driver and silicon modulator for 100Gb/s optical transmitters

KE LI, Shenghao Liu, Dave Thomson, Weiwei Zhang, Xingzhao Yan, Fanfan Meng, Callum Littlejohns, Han Du, Mehdi Banakar, Martin Ebert, Wei Cao, Dehn Tran, Periklis Petropoulos, Graham Reed

University of Southampton, United Kingdom



9:15 - 9:45
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Heterostructured silicon-germanium-silicon p-i-n avalanche photodetectors for chip-integrated optoelectronics

Daniel Benedikovic1, Leopold Virot3, Guy Aubin2, Jean-Michel Hartmann3, Farah Amar2, Xavier Le Roux2, Carlos Alonso-Ramos2, Eric Cassan2, Delphine Marris-Morini2, Jean-Marc Fedeli3, Frederic Boeuf4, Bertrand Szelag3, Laurent Vivien2

1: University Paris-Saclay, France / University of Zilina, Slovak Republic; 2: University Paris-Saclay, France; 3: University Grenoble Alpes and CEA, LETI, France; 4: STMicroelectronics, France

11:15
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12:45
TOM1 S03: Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics; Sensing and mid IR Silicon Photonics
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Milan Milosevic, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
 
11:15 - 11:45
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Building high-performance integrated optical devices using subwavelength grating metamaterials

Alejandro Sánchez-Postigo1, Pablo Ginel-Moreno1, Alejandro Ortega-Moñux1, J. Gonzalo Wangüemert-Pérez1, Robert Halir1, Daniel Pereira-Martín1, Abdelfettah Hadij-Elhouati1, Jens H. Schmid2, Shurui Wang2, Martin Vachon2, Dan-Xia Xu2, Winnie N. Ye3, Jordi Soler Penadés4,5, Milos Nedeljkovic4, Goran Z. Mashanovich4, Pavel Cheben2, Íñigo Molina-Fernández1

1: Telecommunication Research Institute (TELMA), Universidad de Málaga, CEI Andalucía TECH, Louis Pasteur 35, 29010 Málaga, Spain; 2: National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road, Bldg. M50, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6, Canada; 3: Department of Electronics, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S5B6, Canada; 4: Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; 5: Currently at VLC Photonics S.L., Valencia, Spain



11:45 - 12:15
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Silicon nanostructures for sensing and spectroscopy

Thomas Krauss

University of York, United Kingdom



12:15 - 12:45
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Broadband silicon photonic mid-infrared devices

Goran Mashanovich, Callum Stirling, Lauren Reid, Chen Wei, Yanli Qi, Yangbo Wu, Zhibo Qu, Georgi Georgiev, Wei Cao, Colin Mitchell, Milos Nedeljkovic

University of Southampton, United Kingdom

16:00
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17:30
TOM1 S04: Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics: Applications
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Alejandro Sánchez-Postigo, University of Málaga, Spain
 
16:00 - 16:30
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Long-wavelength resonant antennas for enhanced radiation-nanomatter interaction and nonlinear optics

Luca Razzari

Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Canada



16:30 - 17:00
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

SOI multimode waveguide bend with radially bridged SWGs for broadband (de)multiplexing

Kevan K. MacKay, Winnie N. Ye

Carleton University, Department of Electronics, 1125 Colonel By Dr. Ottawa, Canada



17:00 - 17:15

TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Integrated circular optical phased array

Qiankun Liu1, Tom Smy1, Ahmed Atieh2, Pavel Cheben3, Alejandro Sánchez-Postigo1,4, Winnie N. Ye1

1: Department of Electronics, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada; 2: Optiwave Systems Inc, Ottawa, ON, K2E 8A7, Canada; 3: Advanced Electronics and Photonics Research Center, National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada; 4: Currently at Telecommunication Research Institute (TELMA), Universidad de Málaga, CEI Andalucía TECH, Louis Pasteur 35, 29010 Málaga, Spain



17:15 - 17:30

TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Spatiotemporal beam shaping with nonlinear multimode optical fibers

Mario Ferraro, Fabio Mangini, Mario Zitelli, Stefan Wabnitz

Sapienza University of Rome


Date: Friday, 17/Sept/2021
8:15
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9:45
TOM1 S05: Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics: Devices
Location: Aula 5
Chair: Milan Milosevic, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
 
8:15 - 8:45
Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Silicon photonics for consumer healthcare monitoring

Aaron Zilkie

Rockley Photonics, United States of America



8:45 - 9:30
Special Invited
TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Micro frequency combs for quantum applications

Roberto Morandotti

INRS Montreal, Canada



9:30 - 9:45

TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Low-loss curved waveguide grating wavelength demultiplexer

Abdelfettah Hadij-ElHouati1,2, Alejandro Ortega-Moñux1,2, J. Gonzalo Wangüemert-Pérez1,2, Robert Halir1,2, Shurui Wang3, Jens H. Schmid3, Pavel Cheben3, Iñigo Molina-Fenández1,2

1: Dept. de Ingeniería de Comunicaciones, ETSI Telecomunicación, Universidad de Málaga, Campus de Teatinos s/n, 29071 Málaga, Spain; 2: Instituto de Telecomunicación (TELMA), Universidad de Málaga, CEI Andalucía TECH, E.T.S. Ingeniería de Telecomunicación, Bulevar Louis Pasteur 35, 29010 Málaga, Spain; 3: National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0R6, Canada



9:45 - 10:00

TOM 1 Silicon Photonics and Guided-Wave Optics

Customized spectral filters using cladding-modulated Bragg gratings in silicon waveguides

Daniel Pereira-Martín1, Alejandro Ortega-Moñux1, José Manuel Luque-González1, Abdelfettah Hadij-ElHouati1, Alejandro Sánchez-Postigo1, Íñigo Molina-Fernández1, Pavel Cheben2, Jens H. Schmid2, Shurui Wang2, Winnie N. Ye3, Jiří Čtyroký4, J. Gonzalo Wangüemert-Pérez1

1: Universidad de Málaga, Dpto. Ingeniería de Comunicaciones, ETSI Telecomunicación, Campus de Teatinos s/n, 29071, Málaga, Spain; 2: National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road, Bldg. M50, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada; 3: Carleton University, Department of Electronics, 1125 Colonel by Dr., Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada; 4: Institute of Photonics and Electronics, CAS, Chaberská 57, 182 51 Prague, Czech Republic