AP483 Optics and Electronics Seminar, Fall 2011

Applied Physics 483

Optics and Electronics Seminar

Fall 2011

(Marty Fejer, Organizer)

Mondays 4:15 PM (Refreshments 4:00 PM)
Room 232, Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Sep 26, 2011
Tom Kane, Partner, FASORtronics
 "20-60 Watt 589-nm Guidestar Laser Sources for Astronomers Based on
Resonant Frequency Conversion in LBO"
Oct 03, 2011
Dr. Sharon Shwartz, Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University
 "Parametric Down-Conversion and Polarization Entangled Photons at X-Ray Wavelengths"
Oct 10, 2011
Wenshan Cai, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
 "Extreme Manipulation of Light With Plasmonics and Metamaterials”
Oct 17, 2011 - Frontiers in Optics in San Jose
No Talk
Oct 24, 2011
Chris Barty, LLNL
Chief Technology Officer, NIF & Proton Science Directorate
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
 "MEGa-Rays and the Dawn of Nuclear Photonics"
Oct 31, 2011
Alan Willner, USC
"Nonlinear Optics in Optical Fiber Communications: For Worse and For Better"
Nov 07, 2011
Martin E. Fermann, IMRA
 "45 Years of Mode Locking: Engines of Advanced Laser Technology"
Nov 14, 2011
Ernie Glover, LLNL
X-Ray/Optical Wave Mixing: Microprobing How Light Manipulates Matter”
Nov 21, 2011
Holiday Week- No Talk
Nov 28, 2011
Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University
"Nonlinear Optics at the Single Photon Level in Optical Nanocavities"
Dec 05, 2011
Jim Scherer, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Non-Linear Optics; Leveraging Commodity Laser Technologies to Produce
Commercially Viable, High Performance Gas Analyzers”