IEEE Photonics Society

Boston Photonics Society Chapter

Boston Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society

Seminars

Thursday
June 8, 2017
 

Scaling Optical Networks into the Next Decade and Beyond Slides

Dr. Peter J. Winzer, Nokia Bell Labs, Crawford Hill, NJ

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
May 11, 2017
 

Biologically Inspired Soft and Fluid Optical Materials Slides

Prof. Mathias Kolle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
April 20, 2017
 

Quantum Limits of Optical Imaging (Dinner by Reservation Only)

Dr. Saikat Guha, Raytheon BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
March 9, 2017
 

Reconfigurable Plasmonics and Metamaterials Slides

Prof. Yongmin Liu, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
February 23, 2017
 

Nonlinearity-Tolerant Modulation Formats for Coherent Optical Fiber Communications Slides

Dr. Keisuke Kojima, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
January 19, 2017
 

Photons over Electrons: Optical Fiber Sensors For Measuring Small Signals In Harsh Environments (Dinner by Reservation Only)

Dr. Caleb Christensen, MagiQ Technologies, Somerville, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

 

Thursday
December 8, 2016
 

Building the First Microprocessor that Communicates using Light

Prof. Miloš A. Popović, Boston University, Boston, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

 

Thursday
November 10, 2016
 

Where Imperfections Lead to Opportunity: Photonic Defect-Based Devices SiC Slides

Prof. Evelyn L. Hu, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
October 13, 2016
 

Photonic Properties And Applications Of Hybrid Lead Halide Perovskites Slides

Prof. Riccardo Comin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

 

Thursday
September 8, 2016
 

Space-Division Multiplexed Optical Communications Over Multi-mode Fiber Slides

Dr. Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, Murray Hill, New Jersey

 

Thursday
June 16, 2016
 

Leveraging Advances in Computational Electrodynamics to Enable New Kinds of Nanophotonic Devices (Please Note: This meeting is on third Thursday of June) Slides

Dr. Ardavan Oskooi, Simpetus, San Francisco, CA

 

Thursday
May 12, 2016
 

Optical Molecular Image Guidance in Surgery & Radiation Therapy Slides

Prof. Brian Pogue, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society

 

Thursday
April 7, 2016
 

Swept Source Lasers (Please Note: This meeting is on first Thursday of April) Slides

Dr. Bart Johnson, Axsun Technologies, Billerica, MA

 

Thursday
March 10, 2016
 

Ultrafast Laser And Adaptive Optical Devices

Prof. Juliet T. Gopinath, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

 

Thursday
February 11, 2016
 

Spectroscopy with Cold Molecules: TeV Physics and Chiral Analysis Slides

Prof. John Doyle, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
January 14, 2016
 

Recent Advancement Of LDPC Codes For High-Speed Optical Communications Slides

Dr. Toshiaki Koike-Akino, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA

 

Tuesday
December 8, 2015
 

Structured Materials and Structured Light for Quantum Photonics Slides

Prof. Robert W. Boyd, University of Ottawa & University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 

Thursday
November 12, 2015
 

Quantum Optomechanics And Quantum Heat Engines Slides

Prof. Pierre Meystre, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

 

Thursday
October 8, 2015
 

UV Optoelectronic Devices Based on AlGaN Alloys

Prof. Theodore D. Moustakas, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
September 10, 2015
 

Quantum Cascade Laser Technology And Applications Slides

Dr. Anish Goyal, Block Engineering, Marlborough, MA

 

Monday
June 29, 2015
 

MDM Deployment Scenario in MAN and Radio-over-fiber System Slides

Prof. Ken-ichi Kitayama, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

 

Thursday
June 11, 2015
 

Photonics at Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Wavelengths on a Table-Top (Location changed to MIT Lincoln Laboratory Forbes Road Facility) Slides

Prof. Carmen S. Menoni, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
May 14, 2015
 

III-V Semiconductor Based Quantum Structure Infrared Photodetectors

Dr. David Ting, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

Thursday
April 9, 2015
 

Pathways to Ultra-Efficient Solid-State Lighting Slides

Dr. Mary H. Crawford, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM

 

Thursday
March 12, 2015
 

Towards Chip-Integrated Low-Noise Lasers Slides

Dr. William Loh, NIST, Boulder, CO

 

Thursday
February 12, 2015
 

Topological Photonic Crystals

Dr. Ling Lu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
January 8, 2015
 

High-Dimensional Modulation for Optical Fiber Communication Slides

Dr. David S. Millar, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
November 13, 2014
 

Development of the Chip-Scale Atomic Clock Slides

Dr. Robert Lutwak, U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, VA

 

Thursday
October 9, 2014
 

Nonlinear Optical Imaging To Assess Metabolism In The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (a.k.a. Stem, Cancer And Fat Cells) Slides

Prof. Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society

 

Thursday
September 11, 2014
 

Strained-Germanium Nanomembranes for Group-IV Infrared Photonics Slides

Prof. Roberto Paiella, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
May 8, 2014
 

Startup Stories: Personal Observations and Other Comments

Mr. Eric Swanson, Acacia Communications Inc., Maynard, MA

 

Thursday
April 10, 2014
 

Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits for Telecommunications Slides

Dr. Chris Doerr, Acacia Communications, Maynard, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

 

Thursday
March 13, 2014
 

Computational Imaging Flow Cytometry Slides

Dr. Ethan Schonbrun, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

 

Wednesday
March 5, 2014
 

Optomechanics Enabled Modulators, Oscillators and Sensors Slides

Prof. Sunil Bhave, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

Thursday
January 9, 2014
 

Development and Application of Polarization Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography

Dr. Ellen Z. Zhang, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
November 14, 2013
 

Optics at Draper Laboratory

Dr. Greg Blasche, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
October 10, 2013
 

Scaling Network Capacity by Twisting Light

Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
September 12, 2013
 

Singular Nano-Photonics: Hydrodynamics-Inspired Light Trapping And Routing Slides

Dr. Svetlana V. Boriskina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
June 13, 2013
 

Silicon Nanowires, Enabling Low Cost Photovoltaic Electricity

Dr. Marcie Black, Bandgap Engineering, Inc., Woburn, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering)

 

Thursday
May 9, 2013
 

A View of Optical Sciences: From Basic Physics to Bio/medicine to Energy (Pre-registration Required)

Prof. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy, 2009-2013, Professor of Physics and Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

 

Thursday
April 11, 2013
 

Femtosecond Fiber Lasers – From Fundamental Mode-locking Principles to Compact High-repetition Rate Sources

Prof. Michelle Sander, Boston University, Boston, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade)

 

Thursday
March 14, 2013
 

Polarization in Fiber Optics

Prof. Lianshan Yan, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society

 

Thursday
February 14, 2013
 

Metamaterials and Opto-fluidics for Ultrasensitive Spectroscopy and Bio-detection

Prof. Hatice Altug, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
January 10, 2013
 

High-flux Table-top Coherent Soft X-ray Sources Based on High-order Harmonic Generation Slides

Dr. Kyung-Han Hong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
December 13, 2012
 

Fiber Optic Sensor Networks and Monitoring Techniques Slides

Prof. Carmen Vázquez García, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

 

Thursday
November 8, 2012
 

Phosphor Conversion – The True Core of Future Lighting Slides

Dr. Joerg Strauss, Osram Sylvania Inc., Beverly, MA

 

Thursday
October 11, 2012
 

The Physics and Engineering of Solid State Lighting: An ad-hoc mix of Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, and Lighting Design Architecture Slides

Dr. Nanu Brates, Panasonic Boston Laboratory, Newton, MA

 

Thursday
September 13, 2012
 

Diamond Nanophotonics

Dr. Igor Aharonovich, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
June 14, 2012
 

Infrared Imaging with Quantum Wells and Superlattices

Dr. Mani Sundaram, QmagiQ, Nashua, NH

 

Thursday
May 17, 2012
 

Silicon Integrated Optoelectronics: A Transition From Devices to Systems

Prof. Michael Hochberg, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

 

Thursday
April 26, 2012
 

High-resolution Light Emitting Diode on Silicon (LEDoS) Micro-display and High Speed GaInAs Photodetectors on Silicon

Dr. Kei M. Lau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Thursday
April 12, 2012
 

GaN-based Nanocolumn Emitters and related Technologies

Prof. Katsumi Kishino, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

 

Thursday
March 8, 2012
 

The Quantum Theory of Optical Communications Slides

Prof. Jeff H. Shapiro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society

 

Thursday
February 9, 2012
 

Integrated Quantum Photonics Slides

Dr. Mark Thompson, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

 

Thursday
January 12, 2012
 

Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Device Development At QD Vision: Bright Lights From Little Dots Slides

Dr. Charles Hamilton, QD Vision, Lexington, MA

 

Thursday
December 8, 2011
 

NanoSilicon NanoPhotonics Slides

Prof. Lorenzo Pavesi, University of Trento, Trento, Italy

 

Thursday
November 3, 2011
 

Organic Photovoltaics – From Materials to Product A review of Konarka’s Technology Slides

Dr. Stuart M. Spitzer, Konarka Technologies, Inc., Lowell, MA

 

Tuesday
November 1, 2011
 

Photo Forensics - There is More to a Picture than Meets the Eye

Prof. Nasir Memon, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Brooklyn, NY

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society

 

Thursday
October 13, 2011
 

Silicon Photonics for High Bandwidth Interconnects

Dr. Mehdi Asghari, Kotura Inc, Monterey Park, CA

 

Thursday
September 8, 2011
 

Status and Challenges of Ultraviolet-C LEDs based on Group-III Nitrides

Dr. Andrew A. Allerman, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

 

Thursday
June 9, 2011
 

From Nanophotonic Electromagnetic Manipulations to VLSI Photonics

Prof. Michael R. Watts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
May 12, 2011
 

Ultra High Brightness, Wavelength Stabilized, Kw Class, Fiber Coupled, Direct-Diode Lasers

Dr. Robin Huang, TeraDiode, Inc., Littleton, MA

 

Thursday
April 14, 2011
 

Fiber Light Sources Using Structured Beams

Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
March 10, 2011
 

Graphene Nanophotonics and Nanoelectronics

Dr. Fengnian Xia, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

 

Thursday
February 10, 2011
 

III-V Quantum Structures for Infrared Detection Slides

Dr. Sarath Gunapala, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
January 13, 2011
 

Frequency Combs: From the Laboratory to the Mountain Slides

Mr. Andrew J. Benedick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
December 9, 2010
 

Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors

Dr. Andrew J. Kerman, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

 

Thursday
November 4, 2010
 

Black Silicon: A Path to IR CMOS Slides

Dr. Martin U. Pralle, SiOnyx Inc., Beverly, MA

 

Thursday
October 14, 2010
 

Diamond Nanotechnology: The Diamond Nanowire Single Photon Antenna

Mr. Tom Babinec, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Tuesday
September 28, 2010
 

Terahertz Technology for Space and Earth Applications Slides

Dr. Peter de Maagt, European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society

 

Thursday
September 16, 2010
 

Electrophoretic ePaper Display Technology and Applications

Dr. Michael D. McCreary, E Ink Corporation, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
June 10, 2010
 

Sensing: A Unified Perspective For Integrated Photonics Slides

Dr. Juejun (JJ) Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
May 13, 2010
 

The World of Optical Materials - Including a Look into Schott's Closet

Dr. Angela Hohl-Abichedid, SCHOTT North America, Duryea, PA

 

Thursday
May 13, 2010
 

The World of Optical Materials - Including a Look into Schott's Closet

Mr. David Vanderpool, SCHOTT North America, Duryea, PA

 

Thursday
April 8, 2010
 

Shaping Light: MEMS Deformable Mirrors for Microscopes and Telescope Slides

Mr. Paul Bierden, Boston Micromachines Corporation, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
March 11, 2010
 

Hybrid Optical Sensors for Extreme Temperature Measurement in Next Generation Higher Efficiency Greener Power Plants

Prof. Nabeel Riza, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
February 11, 2010
 

Next-Generation Optical Tools for Biomedical Applications

Dr. Zahid Yaqoob, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
January 14, 2010
 

Microwave Photonics for Analog Front Ends Slides

Dr. Lute Maleki, OEwaves, Inc., Pasadena, CA

 

Thursday
December 10, 2009
 

Modern Atomic Engineering: Building Better Optoelectronics from the Atoms Up

Prof. Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

 

Thursday
November 12, 2009
 

Optical and Electronic Signal Processing for Fiber-Optic Communications Slides

Prof. John C. Cartledge, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
October 15, 2009
 

Overview of the Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration

Dr. Bryan S. Robinson, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

 

Thursday
September 10, 2009
 

Harvesting Light Force in Silicon Devices

Prof. Hong Tang, Yale University, New Haven, CT

 

Thursday
June 11, 2009
 

High speed optical systems – the road to 100G Slides

Dr. Benny Mikkelsen, Mintera, Acton, MA

 

Thursday
May 14, 2009
 

The Roles for Optics in Cancer Imaging and Therapy

Prof. Brian Pogue, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

Thursday
April 9, 2009
 

CMOS Photonics Slides

Mr. Jason Orcutt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Electron Devices Society

 

Thursday
March 12, 2009
 

Macrophotonics:  Why Smaller Isn’t Always Better

Dr. Paul Juodawlkis, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

 

Thursday
February 12, 2009
 

Subwavelength photonics: from light manipulation to quantum levitation at the nanoscale Slides

Prof. Federico Capasso, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
January 8, 2009
 

Femtosecond Combs

Dr. Steve Cundiff, National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

 

Thursday
December 11, 2008
 

Nonlinear Optics at the Nanoscale Slides

Prof. Eric Mazur, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Section of OSA

 

Thursday
November 20, 2008
 

Recent Advances in Atomic Spin Magnetometry

Prof. Michael Romalis, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Magnetics Society

 

Thursday
October 9, 2008
 

Optical Signal Processing By Fiber-Based Parametric Devices Slides

Dr. Colin J. McKinstrie, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ

 

Thursday
September 11, 2008
 

Seeing The Invisible: Polarization Vision in Nature and Non-Invasive Imaging and Sensing

Prof. Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

Thursday
June 12, 2008
 

Quantum Imaging

Prof. Yanhua Shih, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

 

Thursday
May 8, 2008
 

Applications of Slow and Stopped Light

Prof. John C. Howell, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 

Thursday
April 10, 2008
 

New Forms of Matter - Created, Manipulated and Observed with Laser Light

Prof. Wolfgang Ketterle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
March 13, 2008
 

Recent Results in Mid-Infrared Quantum Cascade Lasers

Prof. Claire F. Gmachl, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

 

Thursday
February 14, 2008
 

Advances in Real-time 3D Imaging, Display, and Visualization

Prof. Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 

Thursday
January 10, 2008
 

Manipulating Microcavities With Optical Forces And Potentials: Toward Self-Aligning "Smart" Microcavities And Picometer-Scale Optomechanical Control

Dr. Peter Rakich, MIT, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
December 13, 2007
 

-- This meeting is canceled due to weather --
Seeing The Invisible: Polarization Vision In Nature And Non-Invasive Imaging And Sensing

Prof. Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

Thursday
November 8, 2007
 

Compact High Repetition Rate Soft X-Ray Lasers: A Doorway To High Intensity Coherent Soft X-Ray Science On A Table-Top

Prof. Jorge J. Rocca, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
October 11, 2007
 

Semiconductor Lasers: From the Ultrafast to the Ultrasmall

Prof. Farhan Rana, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

Thursday
September 13, 2007
 

Energy Transfer and Light Emission from Erbium-doped Silicon Nanostructures

Prof. Luca Dal Negro, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
June 14, 2007
 

Nanophotonic devices for communication and sensing

Prof. Hatice Altug, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
May 10, 2007
 

Interfacing the Brain With Micro- and Optoelectronics: Not Just Another Interconnect Challenge

Prof. Arto V. Nurmikko, Brown University

 

Thursday
April 12, 2007
 

Waveguide-Integrated, Antenna-Coupled Tunnel Junction Detectors at 1.5 um

Dr. Philip Hobbs, IBM

 

Thursday
March 8, 2007
 

RF Performance of Fiber-Optic Links

Dr. Edward Ackerman, Photonic Systems, Inc., Billerica, MA

 

Thursday
February 8, 2007
 

Silicon Wire Photonics-Fiber on a Chip

Prof. Richard Osgood, Columbia University, New York, NY

 

Thursday
January 11, 2007
 

Nitride Semiconductor LEDs

Prof. Theodore D. Moustakas, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
December 14, 2006
 

Electromagnetic Metamaterials

Prof. Alkim Akyurtlu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA

 

Thursday
November 9, 2006
 

Silicon-based Light Emitting Nanomaterials and Photonic Structures

Prof. Luca Dal Negro, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
October 12, 2006
 

High-speed Photon-efficient Lasercom Transceivers

Dr. David O. Caplan, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

 

Monday
September 18, 2006
 

Optofluidics: The role of fluids in tuning optical systems

Ms. Sindy (Kam Yan) Tang, Harvard University

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Monday
September 18, 2006
 

Applications of optical tweezers to optofluidics

Prof. Mark Cronin-Golomb, Tufts University

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Thursday
June 8, 2006
 

CANARY Sensor for Rapid, Sensitive Identification of Pathogens

Dr. Todd Rider, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

 

Thursday
May 11, 2006
 

PhlatLight: a unique high-brightness solid-state light source

Dr. Christian Hoepfner, Luminus Devices

 

Thursday
April 13, 2006
 

Silicon Lasers

Prof. Bahram Jalali, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

 

Thursday
March 9, 2006
 

Biomedical Imaging Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Prof. James G. Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

Thursday
February 9, 2006
 

Optical MEMS: Manipulating light signals with microactuators

Prof. Mehmet R. Dokmeci, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

 

Monday
January 16, 2006
 

Photon Counting Microdetectors and their Applications

Prof. Sergio Cova, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italia

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Tuesday
January 10, 2006
 

Optical Testing Methodologies for characterization of High Brightness LEDs

Mr. Greg McKee, Labsphere, Inc.

 

Thursday
December 1, 2005
 

A Tutorial on Strained Quantum-Well and Quantum-Dot Lasers: What do those experiments really mean

Prof. Shun-Lien Chung, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
November 10, 2005
 

Carbon nanotubes: Optical properties and applications

Prof. Anna Swan, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
October 13, 2005
 

Imaging of Semiconductor and Biological Systems

Prof. M. S. Unlu, Boston University, Boston, MA

IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer

 

Thursday
September 8, 2005
 

Solid State Lighting in Architecture

Dr. Ihor Lys, Color Kinetics

 

Monday
July 18, 2005
 

OSRAM Shines a Light on Solid-State LEDs

Ms. Michelle Huang, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Danvers, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Monday
July 18, 2005
 

Breakthroughs in Laser Bar Component Packaging & Self-Cooled Laser Diode Arrays

Mr. Sevugan Nagappan, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Novi, MI

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Thursday
June 9, 2005
 

Verizon's Fiber to The Premises Deployment: Lessons learned

Dr. Vincent O'Byrne, Verizon, Waltham, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society

 

Thursday
May 12, 2005
 

Biological imaging with nonlinear microscopy

Prof. Jerome Mertz, Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
April 14, 2005
 

Nanostructured Superconductive Single-Photon Detectors for Quantum Information Processing

Prof. Karl K. Berggren, MIT, Cambridge, MA

 

Monday
April 11, 2005
 

Maskless Lithography and Imaging using Diffractive Optics

Dr. Rajesh Menon, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Monday
April 11, 2005
 

The Future of Industrial Strength Lithography

Dr. Kit Ausschnitt, IBM Microelectronics Division

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Thursday
March 17, 2005
 

Integrated Electronic/Optical Structures for Ultrafast Optical Signal Processing

Prof. Stephen Ralph, Georgia Technical University, Atlanta, GA

 

Thursday
February 10, 2005
 

Laser Beam Combining

Dr. Tso Y. Fan, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

 

Tuesday
January 11, 2005
 

Infrared Colloidal Quantum Dot Devices

Prof. Edward H. Sargent, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Co-sponsored by the New England Chapter of SPIE

 

Thursday
December 9, 2004
 

Quantum cascade lasers from basic physics to commercialization

Prof. Federico Capasso, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the IEEE Life Members Society

 

Thursday
November 11, 2004
 

Passive WDM Systems for CATV Applications and FTTH

Gregory Cappiello

 

Thursday
October 7, 2004
 

Toward semiconductor intersubband optical devices at near infrared wavelengths

Prof. Roberto Paiella, Boston, MA

 

Thursday
September 23, 2004
 

Making a many colored processing engine Signal processing with optical fibers

Dr. Christi Madsen

 

Monday
September 20, 2004
 

Is the fire of the optical profession as bright as 20 years ago

 

Thursday
September 9, 2004
 

Specialty Optical Fibers for Laser Applications

Dr. Kanxian Wei

 

Thursday
June 10, 2004
 

Toward Single Cycle Optical Pulses

Prof. Franz Kaertner

 

Thursday
May 13, 2004
 

Laser based ultrasonic techniques for nondestructive characterization of materials

Prof. Todd Murray

 

Thursday
April 8, 2004
 

Overview of Free Space Optical Communications

Dr. Don Boroson

 

Thursday
March 11, 2004
 

Silicon Resonant Cavity Photodetector Arrays for Optical Interconnects

Dr. Matthew K. Emsley, Analog Devices, Inc.

 

Thursday
February 12, 2004
 

Science and Technology of Microbolometer Imaging Focal Plane Arrays

Dr. Margaret Kohin

 

Thursday
January 8, 2004
 

3D TV Imaging and Display Technology

Prof. Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT