The Institute of Optics

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2013 Colloquium & Seminar Schedule

 

Nanostructured thin films using oblique angle deposition: synthesis, optical properties and applications

Dr. Andrew Sarangan, University of Dayton

Thursday, February 14, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Nanomanufacturing of multifunctional surface

Dr. George Barbastathis, MIT

Thursday, February 21, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Transverse Anderson localization in disordered optical fibers and waveguides

Dr. Arash Mafi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Thursday, February 28, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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A history of, and update on, and wish list for optics in concentrating photovoltaics (CPV)

Adam Plesniak, Director Advanced Technology, Amonix Inc.

Monday, March 4, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium - Please note different day and time

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Terahertz Spectroscopic Polarimetry and the Quest for THz Vibrational Circular Dichroism

Dr. Charles Schmuttenmaer, Yale University

Thursday, March 21, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Dissipative Solitons and Similaritons: New Nonlinear Waves Enable High-Performance Fiber Lasers

Dr. Frank Wise, Department of Applied Physics, Cornell University

Thursday, April 4, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Interferometric grating tilting, laser-damage detection, and deformable gratings for large-scale laser systems

Dr. Jie Qiao, LLE, University of Rochester

Thursday, April 11, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Towards the most intense light fields in the Galaxy: The SCARLET Laser Focus

Dr. Enam Chowdhury, The Ohio State University, Department of Physics

Thursday, April 18, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Summer Course Series at The Institute of Optics

Multiple internal and external lecturers

Monday, June 3, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
various locations in Goergen Hall and Wilmot Building

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Rochester Conferences on Coherence and Quantum Optics

Monday, June 17, 2013
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
various locations on campus

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First Photon Camp for High School Students

Monday, June 24, 2013
9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
various locations on campus

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Physics education research for the laboratory classroom

Dr. Benjamin M. Zwickl, Rochester Institute of Technology

Monday, September 23, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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This talk was moved to December 9 due to a scheduling conflict

Dr. Robert Boyd, University of Rochester and University of Ottawa

Monday, September 30, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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60 years of vision, entrepreneurship and optics at the U of R

Monday, October 14, 2013
11:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Schlegel, Rettner, and Goergen Halls

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Some nonlinear phenomena in periodic structures

Dr. Herbert G. Winful, University of Michigan

Monday, October 14, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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THz Imaging - What you see and what you don't

Dr. Peter H. Siegel, California Institute of Technology and JPL

Monday, October 21, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Freeform optical surfaces in commercial products and new molding process for the infrared

Dr. William Plummer, WTP Optics Inc.

Monday, October 28, 2013
2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
NEW TIME !!! Sloan Auditorium

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Installation of Dr. Agrawal as the inaugural Dr. James C. Wyant Professor in Optics

Monday, October 28, 2013
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Hawkins Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

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Laser Surface Texturing, Crystallization and Scribing of Thin Films in Solar Cell Applications

Dr. Y. Lawrence Yao, Columbia University

Monday, November 4, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Ultrahigh speed z-scanning optics for 3-D and high depth of field imaging

Dr. Craig B. Arnold

Monday, November 11, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Novel Terahertz Metamaterials

Dr. Antoinette J. Taylor, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Monday, November 18, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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The extreme nonlinear optics of air and femtosecond optical filamentation

Dr. Howard M. Milchberg, University of Maryland

Monday, November 25, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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CANCELLED due to family illness

Dr. P. Ewen King-Smith, The Ohio State University

Monday, December 2, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Quantum Nonlinear Optics in Ottawa

Dr. Robert Boyd, University of Rochester and University of Ottawa

Monday, December 9, 2013
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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