The Institute of Optics

Events

2014 Colloquium & Seminar Schedule

 

Optomechanics with photons carrying orbital angular momentum

Dr. Mishkat Bhattacharya, Rochester Institute of Technology

Thursday, January 30, 2014
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Multiphoton microscopy of the microvasculature in the brain and beyond

Dr. Nozomi Nishimura, Professor for Biomedical Engineering, Cornell-Ithaca

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Sloan Auditorium - Joint Seminar with BME

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21ST- CENTURY TOOLS FOR 19TH- CENTURY NANOTECHNOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING AND CONSERVING THE DAGUERREOTYPE

Dr. Nicholas Bigelow, Professor for Physics and Optics, University of Rochester

Thursday, February 20, 2014
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Explorations on the quantum communication of a spin quit

Dr. Xuedong Hu, Professor for Physics, University at Buffalo

Monday, February 24, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium - Joint Seminar with CCQO

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University of Rochester's Facility for Nanomaterials Research

Brian McIntyre, URnano Operations Manager/Lecturer, University of Rochester

Thursday, February 27, 2014
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium and URNano Facility

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TBD

Dr. Jochen Deile, Head of Laser Development at Trumpf

Monday, March 3, 2014
3:20 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium - during IA meeting

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Optical testing of the James Webb Telescope - Special seminar during prospective's weekend

Dr. David Aronstein, NASA Goddard

Friday, March 21, 2014
2:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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UV Nanoplasmonics and Applications

Dr. Henry Everitt, Chief Scientist, Army Aviation & Missile RD&E Center

Thursday, April 3, 2014
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sloan Auditorium

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Compressive Quantum Sensing

Dr. John Howell, UofR Physics Department

Thursday, April 10, 2014
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

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Formation and spectroscopy of ultra cold molecules

Dr. William Stwalley, University of Connecticut

Thursday, April 17, 2014
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Goergen 101

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Studying ultrafast magnetization dynamics with ultrafast extreme ultraviolet light

Emrah Turgut, University of Colorado-Boulder

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Goergen 108

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Quantum imaging with undetected photons

Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna

Monday, September 8, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Joined with Physics - Goergen 101

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Annual Optics Picnic

Faculty, staff, and students are invited with guests

Saturday, September 13, 2014
12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Genesee Valley Park - Roundhouse shelter

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Theory, simulations, experiments and applications involving random beams

Olga Korotkova, University of Miami

Monday, September 15, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Ultra-broadband "white light" terahertz pulses - generation, detection, and spectroscopy

Hartmut Roskos, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany

Monday, September 22, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Learn about graduate study in Russia and the lovely city of St. Petersburg

Liza Buyanovskaya, Junior Research Fellow, NRU ITMO Andrey Okishev, Senior Scientist, LLE

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Wilmot 1166

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Multi-section semiconductor lasers

Nicholas Usechack, Air Force Research Lab, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

Monday, September 29, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Understanding self-similar beams in terms of rays: visible and hidden geometry

Miguel Alonso, Institute of Optics

Monday, October 6, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Fall IA meeting

Various events, presentations, and speakers

Monday, October 13, 2014
9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Application Efficacy: A simple method for minimizing wasted lighting energy

Mark Rea, Lighting Research Center and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Monday, November 3, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Physics and Application of Complex Scattering Media

Hui Cao, Yale University

Monday, November 24, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Testing Novel Fiber Lasers in Germany's "Lichtstadt": Impressions from a year in Jena

Andrew J. Berger

Monday, December 1, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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Large-scale atomistic simulations of the phase transformations and surface modification in short pulse laser processing of metals

Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia

Monday, December 8, 2014
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium

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