Keynote & Invited Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Roberta Ramponi      (IFN-CNR, Italy)
Integrated diamond photonics enabled by ultrafast laser writing

William Whelan-Curtin      (University of St Andrews, UK - Cork Institute of Technology / Tyndall National Institute, Ireland)
On-chip tunable delays using photonic crystals

Invited Speakers

Jean-Luc Adam      (Université de Rennes 1, France)
Microstructured chalcogenide glass fibers for beyond-visible photonics

Mark Auslender      (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
All dielectric optical cavities embedding grating mirrors for highly efficient photodetection and highly sensitive interferometry

Francesco Baldini      (IFAC-CNR, Italy)
Optical sensing in diagnostics

Trevor Benson      (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Experimental and numerical studies of the emission from rare-earth- doped chalcogenide glass fibres

Paolo Biagioni      (Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy)
Superchiral surface waves in photonic crystals

Wilfried Blanc      (CNRS Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France)
Elongating and breaking of nanoparticles during the drawing of optical fibers

Alain Braud      (Université de Caen, France)
Infrared gas detection using rare-earth doped chalcogenide fibers : towards longwave infrared applications

Maurizio Casalino      (IMM-CNR, Italy)
Resonant Cavity Enhanced Graphene-Silicon Photodetectors at 1550nm

Caterina Ciminelli      (Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy)
Microwave photonics: an opportunity for space systems and 5g networks

Andrea Cusano      (University of Sannio, Italy)
Lab on fiber technology: A view back and recent advances

Antonio d'Alessandro      (University of Rome, Italy)
Switchable photonic devices based on liquid crystal waveguides: modeling, technology and performance

Massimo De Vittorio      (University of Salento, Italy)
Tapered optical probes and optrodes for optogenetics and neurophotonics

Philippe Dollfus      (CNRS Université Paris-Saclay, France)
Conduction gap engineering in disoriented graphene systems: principles and applications to nanoelectronics and electronic optics

Dominik Dorosz      (University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Optical and structural properties of europium doped germanate glasses

David Furniss      (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
MID-infrared monitoring of heritage buildings

Anna Luiza Lukowiak      (Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Poland)
GO-ZrPc composites activated by NIR light irradiation for antibacterial photodynamic therapy

Giovanni Magno      (CNRS Université Paris-Saclay, France)
Effective tweezing of subwavelength particles in integrated plasmonic dimers

Marian Marciniak      (National Institute of Telecommunications, Poland)
Single- and multi-wavelength light generation in DFB fiber lasers: wavelength-scale electromagnetic modelling by the Method of Single Expression

Tatsuya Mori      (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Terahertz spectroscopic study on universal behavior of glassy materials -boson peak and fractal dynamics

Vittorio Passaro      (Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy)
Parity time symmetry in optical coupled microresonators

Pere Pérez- Millán      (FYLA LASER SL, Spain)
Ultra-high frequency and ultra-short pulsewidth industrial fiber lasers

Guido Perrone      (Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy)
Modelling of laser-tissue interaction in tumor ablation for treatment planning applications

Silvia Pietralunga      (IFN-CNR, Italy)
Laser assisted ultrafast scanning electron microscopy (USEM) probing surface charge dynamics in oxide thin films

Luca Poletto      (IFN-CNR, Italy)
Optics for photon handling and beam conditioning in XUV ultrafast beamlines

Alexander Quandt      (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Plasmonics in 2d material from THz to UV

Roberto Rella      (IMM-CNR, Italy)
Tunable nanoplasmonic functional transducers: novel insights in health application

Pier Sazio      (University of Southampton, United Kingdom)
New prospects of thermal poling of optical fibres: Towards an integrated platform for the realization of all-fibre nonlinear photonic devices

Gaetano Scamarcio      (University of Bari, Italy)
Self-mixing in quantum cascade lasers for nano-imaging in the THz range

Vincenzo Schena      (Thales Alenia Space Italia, Italy)
Photonic technologies in the space: a vision for the future

Abdul Shakoor      (University of Southampton, United Kingdom)
Photonic applications of dielectric materials in sensing and telecommunications

Luigi Sirleto      (IMM-CNR, Italy)
Stimulated raman scattering: towards nanophotonics applications

Silvia Soria      (IFAC-CNR, Italy)
PhoXonic Microcavities based on Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators: From rainbow to phonon lasers

Vincenzo Spagnolo      (Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy)
Hollow-core waveguides for single-mode delivery in the mid-infrared spectral range

Ripalta Stabile      (University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Large-scale photonic integrated InP matrices for optical communication and computing

Marinella Striccoli      (IPCF-CNR, Italy)
Integration of nanocrystals in functional materials: Opportunities for micro- and nanofabrication

Slawomir Sujecki      (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Time domain analysis of lanthanide ion doped chalcogenide glass fibers

Stefano Taccheo      (Swansea University, United Kingdom)
Photodarkening in Rare-Earth Doped Glass Fibers

Andrey Turshatov      (Institute of Microstructure Technology, Germany)
Two-in-one: unique, background-free, micro-scale photonic markers for plastic recycling and anti-counterfeiting