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2010 Events Archive

 

Spatial Beam Purification in High-Power Fiber Lasers using Gain Filtering

Prof. John Marciante, U of Rochester

Monday, January 25, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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The Hanbury Brown and Twiss effect and other particle-particle correlations : from photons to atoms

Elliott W. Montroll Lectures Joint with Dept of Physics & Astronomy Prof. Alain Aspect Institut d'Optique, France

Monday, February 8, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Anderson Localization of Matter-Waves in a Controlled Disorder: A Quantum Simulator?

Elliott W. Montroll Lectures Joint with Dept of Physics & Astronomy Prof. Alain Aspect Institut d'Optique, France

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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From Einstein's photon to Wheeler's delayed choice experiment: wave particle duality brought to light

Elliott W. Montroll Lectures Joint with Dept of Physics & Astronomy Prof. Alain Aspect Institut d'Optique, France

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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From Einstein's intuition to quantum bits : a new quantum age?

Elliott W. Montroll Lectures Joint with Dept of Physics & Astronomy Prof. Alain Aspect Institut d'Optique, France

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Informal discussion of the week's lectures

Elliott W. Montroll Lectures Joint with Dept of Physics & Astronomy Prof. Alain Aspect Institut d'Optique, France

Thursday, February 11, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Optical System Engineering - designing to operate at the shot-noise limit

Dr. Stephen Chakmakjian Zygo

Monday, February 15, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Sub-wavelength Photonics: from light manipulation to quantum levitation at the nanoscale

Prof. Federico Capasso Harvard

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Grid Computing and Optical Design using Optica and Mathematica 7

Dr. Donald Barnhart Optica Software

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Designing freeform lenses with help from geometry and calculus of variations

Prof. Vladimir Oliker Emory

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Photonic Metamaterials: From linear to nonlinear optics

Prof. Natalia M. Litchinitser SUNY Buffalo

Monday, March 29, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Higher Order Mode Amplifiers

Dr. Clifford Headley OFS

Monday, April 5, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Precursor Wave Fields: The Characteristic Wave Structure of Dispersive Attenuative Media

Prof. Kurt Oughstun Vermont

Monday, April 12, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Vision Multiplexing as a Design Principle for Visual Aids

Prof. Eli Peli Harvard

Monday, April 19, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Applications of Phase Retrieval Algorithms

Prof. James Fienup Rochester

Monday, April 26, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Optical Antennas for Single Emitters

Mr. Tim Taminiau ICFO Barcelona

Monday, May 17, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Extraordinary optical transmission: Surface modes and localized resonances

Prof. Luis Martin Moreno Universidad de Zaragoza Spain

Monday, June 7, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Teaching old rays to do new tricks: expanding the capabilities of geometrical optics raytracing into physical optics modeling

Richard Pfisterer Photon Engineering

Monday, September 27, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Generation and Robustness of Multicolor Entanglement

Prof. Paulo Nussenzveig University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Monday, October 4, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Casimir Effects

Prof. Peter Milonni LANL & U of Rochester

Monday, October 11, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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FIO/LS in Rochester

Sunday, October 24, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Optical control of quantum dot spins: From qubits to sensors

Dr. Nick Vamivakas Cambridge University

Friday, October 29, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Diversity in form and function: from multi-lens eyes to bifocal lenses

Prof. Elke Buschbeck U. Cincinnati

Monday, November 1, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Control of single quantum emitters by phase shaped excitation and optical antennas

Prof. Niek van Hulst ICFO, Barcelona

Monday, November 29, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Wilmot 116

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Direct Detection of Extra-solar Planets Using High Contrast Imaging

Prof. James R. Graham U. Toronto

Monday, November 29, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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The Laser Past, Present, and Future: A Prime Example of Sustainable Innovation

Dr. Thomas Baer Stanford

Monday, December 6, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Timing is everything: Predicting embryo viability through quantitative imaging of the first three days of human development

Dr. Thomas Baer Stanford

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Looking Around Corners and Cellphone Optometry: New Imaging using Time and Angle Resolved Techniques

Prof. Ramesh Raskar MIT

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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