Australian ACP guest professor Chris Poulton.

Guest professors

The Abbe School of Photonics runs a traditional and very reputable guest professor program. Scientists from all over the world are regularly visiting our schools to offer their 1eaching and training.
Australian ACP guest professor Chris Poulton.
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Besides its research focus at the Abbe Center of Photonics, this program emphasizes involvement of world-class international scientists as guest professors in the education program of the Abbe School of Photonics. Renowned scientists from all over the world are invited to join for several weeks in research as well as teaching activities in the Master's degree and doctoral programs. Our guest professors and scholars regularly offer valuable feedback on our curriculum based on their personal perspectives.

Moreover, the University offers various welcome services for international guest scientists.

Prof. Chris POULTON, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

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at ASP for a Sabbatical in 2021/22. Previously in Jena in 2016, thereby offering the following lectures:

  • Lecture 1: Good Vibrations: Optomechanics and Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Modern Nanophotonics
  • Lecture 2: Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Integrated Optical Waveguides: Theory and Fundamentals (special lecture within the DFG-GRK 2101 summer school)
  • Lecture 3: Basics of Elasticity for Optical Physicists
  • Lecture 4: Basics of Optical Forces and Optomechanics
  • Lecture 5: Basics of Cavity Optomechanics and Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

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Dr. Marc MATTINGLEY-SCOTT, IBM Quantum, Cambridge (MA), USA

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at ACP/ASP as a short-term visitor in November 2020

Prof. Oren COHEN, Technion, Haifa, Israel

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The visit, originally expected at ASP in 2020, was postponed due to the pandemic.

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Prof. Wei MIN, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, USA

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The visit, originally expected at ASP and Leibniz-IPHT in 2020, was postponed due to the pandemic.

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Prof. Yuri S. KIVSHAR, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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at ASP as a Humboldt Research Awardee in 2018 (and regular guest in Jena since 2006)

  • Lecture: Meta-Optics and All Dielectric Mie-Resonant Nanophotonics

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Prof. Richard Paul MILDREN, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia

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at Fraunhofer IOF and ASP from August until December 2018

  • Lecture 1: Commercialization Challenges in Diamond Laser Research
  • Lecture 2: Diamond - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Lecture 3: Diamond Raman Lasers and Amplifiers - Status and Future
  • Lecture 4: Two-Photon Induced Ejection of Carbon from Diamond Surfaces - a Novel All-Optical Process for Atom Removal and Nanostructuring

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Prof. Theo LASSER, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

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at ASP in May and June 2018

  • Lecture 1: Super-Resolution Optical Fluctuation Imaging (SOFI) - a Novel Road for Superresolved Microscopy
  • Lecture 2: Imaging Across Scales - from Tissue to DNA
  • Lecture 3: Coherent Imaging I
  • Lecture 4: Coherent Imaging II
  • Lecture 5: Coherent Imaging III

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Prof. Wenshan CAI, Georgia Tech, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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at ASP in March 2018

  • Lecture 1: Manipulation of Light Waves with Optical Metamaterials 
  • Lecture 2: Structured Chirality in Engineered Optical Media
  • Lecture 3: Field- and Carrier-Induced Nonlinear Plasmonics

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Prof. Igor LEDNEV, State University of New York at Albany, USA

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at ASP in February and March 2017

  • Lecture 1: Overview of Main Research Projects in Lednev Laboratory: Vibrational Spectroscopy for Fundamental Studies of Amyloid Fibrils and New Method Developments for Forensic Purposes and Medical Diagnostics
  • Lecture 2: Vibrational Spectroscopy for Forensic Applications: Part 1 – Detection and Characterization of Gunshot Residue
  • Lecture 3: Vibrational Spectroscopy for Forensic Applications: Part 2 – Identification and Characterization of Biological Stains
  • Lecture 4: Deep UV Raman Spectroscopy for Structural Characterization of Proteins and Protein Aggregates
  • Lecture 5: Complimentary Vibrational Spectroscopic Methods for Understanding Amyloid Fibril Structure and Polymorphism: from Polarized Raman to VCD, SERS and TERS
  • Lecture 6: Raman Hyperspectroscopy for Medical Diagnostics and Forensic Purposes

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Prof. Giulio CERULLO, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

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at ASP in November 2017 and in April/May 2018

  • Lecture 1: Coherent Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy
  • Lecture 2: Few-Cycle Pulse Generation by NOPAs

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Prof. Dr. Jer-Shing HUANG, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

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at ASP in September 2016

  • Lecture 1: Plasmonics for Engineering Nanoscale Light-Matter-Interactions
  • Lecture 2: Fabrication, Resonances and Photoluminescence of Single-Crystalline Gold Nanoantennas
  • Lecture 3: Plasmonic Optical Nanocircuits (special lecture within the DFG-GRK 2101 summer school)

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Prof. Igal BRENER, Sandia National Laboratories and Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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at ASP in April 2016

  • Lecture 1: Semiconductor Excitations Coupled to Metamaterials
  • Lecture 2: Solid-State Lighting and III-Nitride Semiconductors
  • Lecture 3: THz Science and Technology and THz Metamaterials

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Prof. Laura MARCU, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

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at ASP in April 2016

  • Lecture 1: Clinical Applications of Fluorescence Lifetime Techniques: Part 1 – Oncology
  • Lecture 2: Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging for Biomedical Applications
  • Lecture 3: Clinical Applications of Fluorescence Lifetime Techniques: Part 2 – Diagnosis of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Lecture 4: Fluorescence Lifetime Techniques in Regenerative Medicine

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PD Dr. Sandro WIMBERGER, Dipartimento di Fisica e Science della Terra, Università di Parma, Italy

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at ASP in February 2015

  • Lecture: Stable Structure Formation and Non-Equilibrium Transport in Dissipative Optical Lattices

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Prof. Asger MORTENSEN, University of Southern Denmark (previously Denmark Technical University), Denmark​

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at ASP in March and April 2015

  • Lecture 1: Nanoplasmonics: from Classical Electrodynamics to Possible Quantum Mechanical Phenomena
  • Lecture 2: Approaches to Enhanced Light-Matter Interactions: Slow-Light Effects
  • Lecture 3: Nanophotonic Approaches to Enhanced Light-Matter Interactions: Field-Enhancement Effects
  • Lecture 4: Nanoplasmonics Probed by Fast Electrons
  • Lecture 5: Semi-Classical Approach to Nonlocal Plasmonic Response: Hydrodynamics
  • Lecture 6: Semi-Classical Approach to Nonlocal Plasmonic Response: Extended Approaches
  • Lecture 7: Graphene Plasmonics (& beyond)
  • Lecture 8: Quantum Plasmonics in Metallic Nanostructures

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Prof. Javier AIZPURUA, University of the Basque Country, the Basque Country, Spain

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at ASP in November 2014

  • Lecture 1: Basics of the Optical Response in Metals and Metallic Surfaces
  • Lecture 2: Basics of Nanoplasmonics
  • Lecture 3: Plasmons in Field-Enhanced Spectroscopy and Microscopy
  • Lecture 4: Quantum Effects in Plasmonics

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Prof. Benjamin EGGLETON, The University of Sydney, Australia

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at ASP in September 2014

  • Lecture 1: The ARC Centre for Ultrahigh-Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) and Photonics research in Australia
  • Lecture 2: New frontiers in chip-based nonlinear optics

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Prof. Mikhail N. SHNEIDER, Princeton University, Princeton, USA

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at ASP in May 2014

  • Lecture 1: Weakly-Ionized Plasma Processes in Upper Atmosphere
  • Lecture 2: Molecular Ensembles in Non-Resonant Optical Lattices

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Prof. Sheng-Lung HUANG, Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

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at ASP in May 2014

  • Lecture 1: Cellular-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Lecture 2: Crystal Fiber Based Broadband Light Sources

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Prof. Pavel POLYNKIN, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

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at ASP in November 2013

  • Lecture 1: Self-Focusing of Ultra-Intense Shaped Laser Beams in Transparent Media
  • Lecture 2: Laser Plasmas for Atmospheric Applications

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Prof. Markus POLLNAU, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

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at ASP from September until November 2013

  • Lecture 1: High-Gain Amplifiers and Highly Efficient Lasers in Potassium Double Tungstate Channel Waveguides
  • Lecture 2: A Fresh Look at Continuous-Wave Lasers: How They Really Work!
  • Lecture 3: Want to become a Professor? Turn left, then right, and through the forest, please!
  • Lecture 4: Rare-Earth-Doped Waveguide Amplifiers and Lasers on a Silicon Chip
  • Lecture 5: DNA Analysis and Optical Coherence Tomography on a Microchip

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Prof. Andrew BERGER, Associate Professor of Optics at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, USA

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visited ASP in the Winter term of 2013/14

  • Lecture 1: Medical Adventures in the Near-Infrared
  • Lecture 2: Turbid Tissue Optics I: Introduction
  • Lecture 3: Turbid Tissue Optics II: Instrumentation and Measurements
  • Lecture 4: Turbid Tissue Optics III: Applications
  • Lecture 5: A Different View of Turbidity: Elastic Scattering Analysis

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Prof. Hiro-o HAMAGUSHI, College of Science, National Ciao Tung University, Taiwan

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at ASP in November 2013

  • Lecture 1: Raman Spectroscopy: Variants and Potentials
  • Lecture 2: Resonance Raman Spectroscopy: Theory and Experiment (physics, physical chemistry)
  • Lecture 3: Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy (physical chemistry, photochemistry)
  • Lecture 4: Non-Linear Raman Spectroscopy (physical chemistry, material science)
  • Lecture 5: Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging of Living Cells (physical chemistry, biochemistry, medicine)

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Prof. Dragormir NESHEV, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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at ASP in September and October 2013

  • Lecture 1: Light Emission in Nanoscale Environments
  • Lecture 2: Topological Insulators, Graphene and their Applications in Optics

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Prof. em. George STEGEMAN, College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL)​, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

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at ASP in September 2013

  • Lecture 1: The Liberation of the Electron: Extreme Nonlinear Optics
  • Lecture 2: Entanglements with Falk Lederer: 1980s To Present

previously at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy in September 2007

  • Lectures on nonlinear optics

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Prof. David SAMPSON, University of Surrey, UK (previously at University of Western Australia)​

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at ASP in May and June 2013

  • Lecture 1: Taking Optics Deep into Tissues with a Microscope in a Needle
  • Lecture 2: Optical Coherence Tomography I - A Tutorial
  • Lecture 3: Optical Coherence Tomography II - Advanced Aspects
  • Lecture 4: Optical Coherence Tomography III -A Microscope in a Needle
  • Lecture 5: Optical Elastography I - Imaging Tissue Micromechanical Properties
  • Lecture 6: Optical Elastography II - Methods
  • Lecture 7: Optical Elastography III - Applications

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Prof. Jeff SQUIER, Colorado School of Mines, USA

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at ASP in May 2013

  • Lecture 1: Frontiers in multiphoton microscopy: Pushing the limits of 3D imaging
  • Lecture 2: A pragmatic guide to building a multiphoton microscope

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Prof. Federico CAPASSO, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge (MA), USA​

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visited ASP/ACP in March, April and May 2013

  • Lecture 1: Casimir-Lifshitz Forces: Vacuum Fluctuations, Quantum Levitation and the Future of Nanomachines
  • Lecture 2: Quantum Cascade Lasers: Compact Widely Tailorable Light Sources from 3 to 300 µm Wavelength
  • Lecture 3: Casimir-Lifshitz Forces: Vacuum Fluctuations, Quantum Levitation and the Future of Nanomachines
  • Lecture 4: Classical Optics in a New Light: Flat Photonics Based on Metasurfaces

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Prof. FATKHULLA Kh. ABDULLAEV​, Institute of Theoretical Physics, UNESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil​

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visited ASP/ACP in December 2012

  • Lecture 1: Optical Solutions in Parity-Time Symmetric Systems

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Prof. Andrei LAVRINENKO, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

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at ASP in October 2012

  • Lecture 1: Selected Topics in Plasmonics and Metamaterials Research
  • Lecture 2: Passive THz Metamaterials and Light Modulators

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Prof. Colin SHEPPARD, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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at ASP in July/August 2011 and November 2012

  • Lecture 1: Pulsed Beams
  • Lecture 2: Scattering and Imaging
  • Lecture 3: Advances in Phase Contrast Microscopy
  • Lecture 4: Phase Space Theory of Microscopy Imaging
  • Lecture 5: Tight Focusing of Light
  • Lecture 6: Pupil Filters for Improved Focusing

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Prof. Nikolaos EFREMIDIS, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Crete, Greece

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visited ASP/ACP in October 2012

  • Lecture: Curving and Focusing Light at Will

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Prof. Martijn DE STERKE, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Australia

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visited ASP in October 2012

  • Lecture 1: The world of scientific publishing from the perspective of the Editor-in-Chief of Optics Express
  • Lecture 2: Why evanescent waves matter

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Prof. Anne SENTENAC, Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France

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at ASP in August 2011 and August 2012

  • Lecture 1: Improving the Axial Resolution of Optical Microscopes
  • Lecture 2: Imaging Non-Fluorescent Objects with Optical Diffraction Tomography
  • Lecture 3: Basics of Imaging with Electromagnetic Wave Probing
  • Lecture 4: Study of the Classical Widefield Microscope (non-fluorescent sample)

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Prof. Costantino DE ANGELIS, Director of the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Brescia, Italy

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at ASP/ACP in July 2012

  • Lecture 1: Binary Plasmonic Waveguide Arrays: Energy Localization, Modulational Stability and Gap Solitons in a Gapless System
  • Lecture 2: Modeling of Broadband Optical Pulse Propagation in Quadratic Media

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Prof. Ortwin HESS, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

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at ASP in July 2012

  • Lecture 1: Nano-Plasmonics with Gain: from Light Localisation to Ultrafast Nano-Lasers

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Prof. Sergei TRETYAKOV, Aalto University, Finland

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at ASP in June and July 2012

  • Lecture 1: Metamaterial Research at Aalto University
  • Lecture 2: Split Rings and Related Structures: Artificial Magnetism
  • Lecture 3: Wire Media: Artificial Plasma
  • Lecture 4: Double-Negative Materials, Backward Waves, Negative
    Refraction, Perfect Lens
  • Tutorial on Metamaterials

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Prof. Aleksei ZHELTIKOV, Lomonov State University, Moscow, Russia & Texas A&M University, USA

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at ASP in January, June and July 2012

  • Lecture 1: Ultrashort Lightwaves and PC Fibers: From Quantum Physics to Biosciences
  • Lecture 2: Nonlinear Optics with Photonic-Crystal Fibers
  • Lecture 3: Laser-Induced Filamentation

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Prof. Martin RICHARDSON, CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

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at ASP in June 2011 and March and April 2012

  • Lecture 1: Developments in New High Power Fiber Lasers and Ultrafast Lasers
  • Lecture 2: Development of Tm Fiber Lasers
  • Lecture 3: Ultra-Fast Laser Materials Processing - New Investigations at the Fundamental Level

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Prof. Markus RASCHKE, JILA University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

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at ASP in May and June 2012

  • Lecture 1: Ultrafast Nano-Optics with Optical Antennas
  • Lecture 2: Nanoscale Optical Control with Optical Antennas
  • Lecture 3: Strong Light-Matter Interaction: Dressed States, Single Photon & Nonlinear Optics
  • Lecture 4: Fundamentals of Nearfield Optics and Sub-Wavelength Resolution
  • Lecture 5: Techniques of Nearfield Microscopy
  • Lecture 6: Nearfield Spectroscopy and Light-Matter Interaction with Evanescent Fields

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Prof. Kathleen RICHARDSON​, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, USA

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at ASP in June 2011 and March 2012

  • Lecture 1: Improved Integrated Chalcogenide Waveguide Resonators for Mid-IR Sensing
  • Lecture 2: Engineering Glasses for Next Generation Optics

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Prof. Matthias SCHNÜ​RER, Max-Born-Institut, Berlin, Germany

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at ASP in January 2012

  • Lecture 1: Laser Acceleration Experiments: Experimental Measurement of Strong Fields
  • Lecture 2: Strong Fields in Laser Plasmas: Electron Kinematics and Laser Absorption
  • Lecture 3: Strong Fields in Laser Plasmas: Principles of Laser - Particle - Acceleration

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Prof. Erich ROHWER, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

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at ASP in June and December 2011

  • Lecture 1: The Generation of Tunable VUV Radiation for Laser Spectroscopy
  • Lecture 2: State Selective Excitation of Electronic States in CO Using a Tunable UV Laser Source
  • Lecture 3: Second Harmonic Generation on Surfaces Generated by Femto Second Laser
  • Lecture 4: Electric Field Induced Second Harmonic Generation
  • Lecture 5: Probing the Si/SiO2 Interface Using EFISH Technique
  • Lecture 6: Pump Probe Experiments with Photons and Electrons

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Prof. Philippe GRELU, University de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

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at ASP in November 2011

  • Lecture: Dissipative Solitons for Mode-Locked Lasers

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Prof. Alexander DREISCHUH, Professor of Physics at the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Sofia, Bulgaria

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at ASP from August until November 2011

  • Lecture 1: Linear vs. Nonlinear Optics. Optical Solitons
  • Lecture 2: Singular Optical Beams. Dark Optical Solitons - Physics and Applications
  • Lecture 3: Interactions between Optical Solitons
  • Lecture 4: Polychromatic Spatial Solitons

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Prof. Alexander G. RAMM, University of Kansas, USA

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at ASP in June 2011

  • Lecture: Wave Scattering by Small Particles & Materials with Desired Refraction Coefficients

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Prof. Alexey BELYANIN, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA

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visited ASP/ACP in June 2011

  • Lecture 1: Fundamentals of Semiconductor Nanostructures
  • Lecture 2: Quantum Mechanics and Electromagnetism 
  • Lecture 3: Nonlinear Dynamics and Mode Locking in Quantum Cascade Lasers
  • Lecture 4: Novel Nanomaterials and Emerging Trends in Optoelectronics

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Prof. Mordechai SEGEV, Technicon Haifa, Israel

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at ASP in October 2010

  • Lecture 1: Sparsity-Based Sub-Wavelength Imaging, and Super-Resolution in Time and Frequency
  • Lecture 2: Amorphous Photonic Lattices

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Prof. Gaetano ASSANTO, Nonlinear Optics and OptoElectronics, University Roma Tre​, Rome, Italy

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visited ACP/ASP during May until July and August until September 2010

  • Lecture 1: Nematicons: Spatial Optical Solitons in Nematic Liquid Crystals
  • Lecture 2: Spatial Simultons in Purely Nonlinear Photonic Lattices
  • Lecture 3: Spatial Optical Solitons and their Interactions in a High Index Glass

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Prof. Kyunghwan OH, Yonsei University, South Korea

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at ASP in June and July 2010

  • Lecture 1: Optical fiber: the most efficient transmission medium for communication
  • Lecture 2: Design of micro structured fibers and its application
  • Lecture 3: Combining Fourier optics and fiber optics for novel beam shaping

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Prof. Philippe LALANNE, CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, France​

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at ASP from April until July 2010

  • Lecture 1: Introduction to Modal Methods in Nanophotonics
  • Lecture 2: Understanding Nanophotonic Devices using Modal Methods
  • Lecture 3: The Extraordinary Optical Transmission and Wood's Anomaly
  • Lecture 4: Optical Surface Modes and Waves on Metals

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Prof. Akira ENDO, EUVA (Extreme Ultra Violet Lithography System Development Association) for Gigaphoton Inc., Japan

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at ASP from November 2009 until May 2010

  • Lecture: Overview of EUV Source Research for Lithography Methods

Prof. Stefano LONGHI, Polytechnic Institute of Milan, Italy

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at ASP in May 2009

  • Lecture: Analogies in Photonics and Quantum Physics

Dr. Peter TÖRÖK, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

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at ASP in May and June 2008

  • Lecture: Polarisation: The Lost Information in Optical Imaging

Dr. Rainer HEINTZMANN, King's College London, United Kingdom

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at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy in November 2007

  • Lecture: High-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy based on Computational Data Analysis

Prof. David C. HANNA, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southhampton, United Kingdom

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at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy from July until September 2006

  • Lecture 1: Optical Parametric Devices
  • Lecture 2: Parametric Amplification and Oscillation: Basic Principles
  • Lecture 3: Ultra-Short Pulse Parametric Devices
  • Lecture 4: The Role of Quasi-Phase-Matching in Parametric Devices
  • Lecture 5: Brightness Enhancement via Parametric Amplification

Prof. Adolf FERCHER, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

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at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy from May until July 2006

  • Lectures on biomedical optics and techniques for ophthalmology

Prof. Govind P. AGRAWAL, Department of Physics, University of Rochester, USA

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at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy in June 2006

  • Lecture 1: Nonlinear Fiber Optics: Fundamentals and Application
  • Lecture 2: Highly Nonlinear Fibers and their Application
  • Lecture 3: Fiber-Optic Parametric Amplifiers and their Application
  • Lecture 4: Optical Communication Systems
  • Lecture 5: Correlated Photon-Pair Generation Using Optical Fibers

Prof. Ken LEDINGHAM, Physics Department at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom

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at the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy in October and November 2005

  • Lectures on intense light-matter interactions