Forthcoming Events

10.04.2017 - 12.04.2017, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, Brugg-Windisch
21.04.2017 - 21.04.2017, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freiestrasse 3, University of Berne

News

An ultrafast X-ray source in a laboratory format- New Science paper by Hans Jakob Wörner, Jean-Pierre Wolf and co-workers
La lumière en lumière- received the PRIX ROBERVAL 2016
The making of a bacteriorhodopsin movie- using time-resolved serial femtosecond crystallography
Retaining Postdoc Mothers in an Academic Career- OPN column by Ursula Keller and Anna Garry
Ambizione grant awarded to Rajeswari Jayaraman- postdoc in Fabrizio Carbone’s group
Fitting wizard published- A Toolkit to Fit Nonbonded Parameters from and for Condensed Phase Simulations
ERC Starting Grant for Rachel GrangeStrategies to enhance nonlinear optical signal in oxide nanomaterials to avoid using high power sources
A Journey into Time in Powers of Ten- exhibition in Campus Info, ETH Hönggerberg, Sept. - Dec. 2016
Four new scientific highlights- by MUST and FAST PIs Gebhard Schertler, Hans-Jakob Wörner, Jacques Moser, Natalie Banerji and Ursula Keller
ERC Starting Grant for Natalie Banerji- Organic semiconductors interfaced with biological environments - OSIRIS

OSA Fellows Atac Imamoglu, Ursula Keller and Nergis Mavalvala to Headline CLEO:2017

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WASHINGTON — The 2017 CLEO Conference and Exposition (CLEO:2017) will unite attendees, exhibitors and more than 2,000 presentations from around the world. Comprehensive, peer-reviewed technical sessions, a cutting-edge exhibition, and market focused exhibit-floor programming, provided attendees an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in a broad range of research, technologies and innovative new products. Hot topics include advances in metaphotonic devices, military applications of high-power lasers, multimodal imaging in biophotonics and optical microcavities for ultrasensitive detection.

Comprehensive High-Quality Programming
“By uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics, CLEO provides attendees with a unique view into this technology lifecycle — from early research to industry applications,” said Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. “I am honored to be at CLEO:2017 and share the stage with some of the leading minds in the science of lasers and electro-optics.”

Keynote Programming
Uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology, from basic research to industry applications, the CLEO:2017 plenary will highlight presentations on:

Christopher Contag, Stanford University, USA
Insertable, Implantable and Wearable Micro-optical Devices for the Early Detection of Cancer

Atac Imamoglu, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Polaritons in Two-dimensional Electron Systems

Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Ultrafast Solid-state Lasers: A Success Story with no End in Sight

Nergis Mavalvala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Gravitational Wave Detectors of the Future: Beyond the First LIGO Discoveries

Industry Leading Companies in Lasers and Electro-Optics
More than 200 companies exhibited at CLEO:2017, taking advantage of the annual industry leading gathering to introduce new products and demonstrate cutting-edge innovations. Companies such as Coherent, Edmund Optics, Menlo Systems, Thorlabs, Toptica Photonics and many others showcased state-of-the-art technology from a wide-variety of topical areas including ultrafast lasers, spectroscopy, optical pulse technology and nanophotonics. The CLEO exhibit hall featured presentations on the state of the optics and photonics industry, precision manufacturing using ultrafast lasers and quantum optomechanics.

About The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and entrepreneurs who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts. For more information, visit osa.org/100.

About CLEO
With a distinguished history as the industry's leading event in laser science, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) is the premier international forum for scientific and technical optics, uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology, from basic research to industry applications. CLEO: Expo showcases the latest products and applications from more than 200 participating companies, providing hands-on demonstrations of the latest market innovations and applications. The Expo also offers valuable on-floor programming, including Market Focus and the Technology Transfer programs.

Managed by The Optical Society (OSA) and co-sponsored by the American Physical Society's Laser Science Division, IEEE Photonics Society and OSA, CLEO provides the full range of critical developments in the field, showcasing the most significant milestones from laboratory to marketplace. With an unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, CLEO connects all of the critical vertical markets in lasers and electro-optics. For more information, visit the event website at cleoconference.org. CLEO 2018 will take place 13-18 May at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California, USA.


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