Boston University


Nanophotonics Symposium

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 7:30am - 5:30pm

Photonics Center, 9th Floor Colloquium Room • 8 St. Mary’s Street • Boston, MA 02215

This event is cosponsored by the Central New England Chapter of the
IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society as part of the LEOS 30th Anniversary Celebration

The field of Nanophotonics is exploding, with tremendous potential impact on basic science, technology, and medicine. This one-day Symposium will focus on recent innovations and breakthrough technologies in Nanophotonics – from the fundamental interaction of light with matter to specific applications in plasmonics and metamaterials. World-renowned faculty from leading institutions in the US, as well as the two IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Society Distinguished Lecturers for 2007, will present their latest work and technical findings. Academic researchers, industrial and professional scientists, students, and anyone with an interest in this exciting field should plan to attend.

Confirmed speakers for this event include:
Prof. Hatice Altug, Boston University
Prof. Toshihiko Baba *, Yokohama National University
Prof. Vladimir Bulovic, MIT
Prof. Ken Crozier, Harvard University
Prof. Luca Dal Negro, Boston University
Prof. Philippe Fauchet, University of Rochester
Prof. Bennett Goldberg, Boston University
Dr. Masaya Notomi *, NTT Basic Research Laboratories
Prof. Srinivas Sridhar, Northeastern University
Prof. Francesco Stellacci, MIT
Prof. Rashid Zia, Brown University

* IEEE-LEOS Distinguished Lecturer

Topics addressed in the seminar will include:

Photonic Crystals - Silicon Nanophotonics - Plasmonics - Metamaterials - Nanofabrication

Co-hosted by:
Boston University CNN The Boston University Photonics Center IEEE LEOS

This Symposium is the annual Spring event for the Boston University Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology. The annual Symposium alternates between Nanophotonics and Nanomedicine.