Events

AP 483 & Ginzton Lab & AMO Seminar Series

(http://amo.stanford.edu/)

Beginning Academic year 2017-2018, please join us at Spilker room 232 every Monday afternoon from 4 pm for the AP 483 & Ginzton Lab, and AMO Seminar Series. 

Refreshments begin at 4 pm, seminar at 4:15 pm.

  • AP483 Optics and Electronics 2017-18:  AUT 2017-18 organized by Professor Jelena Vuckovic; WIN 2017-18 organized by Professor Tom Baer; SPR 2017-18 organized by OSA Student Chapter, Organizer (Sponsored by the Dept. of Applied Physics and Ginzton Laboratory)
  • AMO Subseries:  Organized by Professor Amir Safavi-Naeini (Sponsored by the Depts. of Applied Physics and Physics).  1st Monday of the month.  

SPRING 2017-18 

April 02, 2017-18--AMO Subseries Talk

  • Professor Simon Groblacher, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology
  • Title: Quantum information processing with optomechanical systems

April 09, 2017-18

  • Professor Peter Hommelhoff, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, FAU (Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Elangen-Nurnberg)
  • Title: Light-field-driven currents in graphene

April 16, 2017-18

  • Professor Leo Hollberg, Department of Physics, Stanford University
  • Title: Small atomic sensors and "clocks" with surprisingly good performance 

April 23, 2017-18

  • Dr. Brian Lantz, Senior Research Scientist, LIGO, Stanford University
  • Title: Advanced LIGO: Speculations about the Future of Gravitational Wave Detectors

April 30, 2017-18

  • Dr. Makan Mohageg, Physicist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Title: Fundamental Physics Opportunities from Cislunar Space

May 07, 2017-18

  • Dr. Matt Reagor, Director of Quantum Engineering, Rigetti Quantum Computing
  • Title: Parametric Entagling Gates in a Superconducting Quantum Processor and Applications

May 14, 2017-18

  • Professor Tobias Kippenberg, Ecole Polytechnique federale de Lausanne EPFL
  • Title: The Physics and Applications of high Q optical microcavities: Cavity Quantum Optomechanics

May 21, 2017-18

  • Professor John Bowers, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSB
  • Title: Evolution of Photonic Integrated Circuits

May 28, 2017-18--No Talk, Memorial Day

June 04, 2017-18--AMO Subseries Talk

  • Professor Manuel Endres, Physics Department, California Institute of Technology
  • Title: Quantum simulation with alkali and alkaline-earth Rydberg-arrays

AUTUMN 2017-18 

September 25, 2017

  • Professor Gordon Wetzstein, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University 
  • Title: Computational Near-Eye Displays with Focus Cues

October 2, 2017--AMO Subseries Talk

  • Professor David Weld, Department of Physics, UC Santa Barbara
  • Title: Extreme Non-Equilibrium Phenomena in Driven Ultracold Gases

October 9, 2017 

  • Professor Andrei Faraon, Applied Physics and Materials Science, CalTech
  • Title: Quantum Nano-Photonic Devices Based on Rare-Earth Ions

October 16, 2017 

  • Professor Arka Majumdar, Electrical Engineering and Physics, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Title: Metasurface Freeform Nanophotonics

October 23, 2017

  • Professor Edo Waks, Quantum Photonics Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Title: Quantum Nanophotonics: Controlling Light and Spin on a Chip    

October 30, 2017

  • Professor Dirk Englund, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
  • Title: Semiconductor Quantum Technologies for Secure Communications and Scalable Quantum Networks

November 06, 2017--AMO Subseries Talk 

  • Professor Peter Rakich, Department of Applied Physics, Yale University
  • Title: Harnessing Phonons at the Mesocale: From Silicon Lasers to Hybrid Quantum Systems

November 13, 2017 

  • Professor Michal Bajcsy, Electrical and Computer Engineerig, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo
  • Title: Atom-Photon Interactions Chaperoned by Phontonic Crystals

November 20, 2017--No Talk--Holiday Week--No Classes

November 27, 2017

  • Dr. Sonia Buckley, Quantum Nanophotonics Group, NIST
  • Title: Integrated Photonics and Superconducting Electronics for Neuromorphic Computing

December 04, 2017--AMO Subseries Talk

  • Professor Ana Maria Rey, Physics Department, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Title: New Direction on Quantum Simulations With Long-Lived Strontium Dipoles in a Cavity

PAST ACADEMIC QUARTERS

(http://amo.stanford.edu/)

Beginning Academic year 2016-2017, please join us at Spilker room 232 every Monday afternoon from 4 pm for the AP 483 & Ginzton Lab, and AMO Seminar Series. 

Refreshments begin at 4 pm, seminar at 4:15 pm.

  • AP483 Optics and Electronics 2016-17:  AUT 2016-17 organized by Professor Jonathan Fan; WIN 2016-17 organized by Professor Tony F. Heinz; SPR 2016-17 organized by Professor Pierre Khuri-Yakub (Sponsored by the Dept. of Applied Physics and Ginzton Laboratory)
  • AMO Subseries:  Organized by Professor Jason Hogan (Sponsored by the Depts. of Applied Physics and Physics).  1st Monday of the month.  

SPRING 2016-17 

April 03, 2017--AMO Subseries Talk

  • Thomas Juffmann, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, ENS, Paris
  • Title: Multi-Pass Microscopy-Approaching Heisenberg Limited Sensitivity in Optical and Electron Microscopy

April 10, 2017 

  • Dr. Mehdi Moradi, IBM, Almaden Research Center
  • Title: Bringing Medical Imaging Into the Era of Big Data

April 17, 2017 

  • Professor James Greenleaf, May Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Title: Measurement of Viscoelasticity with Ultrasound

April 24, 2017 

  • Professor Stephen Baccus, Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University
  • Title: Ultrasonic Neurostimulation in the Retina

May 01, 2017--AMO Subseries Talk

  • Professor Ehud Altman, Physics Department, UC Berkeley 
  • Title: Quantum thermalization and many-body localization: new insights from theory and experiments with ultra-cold atoms   

May 08, 2017

  • Professor Kathy Ferrara, Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis
  • Title: Image-Guided Nandelivery: Current and Developing Technologies

May 15, 2017 

  • Professor Kim Butts Pauly, Departments of Radiology, Bioengineering, and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Title: Transcranial Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound

May 22, 2017 

  • Professor Amin Arbabian, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Title: On the Relationship Between Nyguist Rate and Healthcare: Silicon Systems to Close the Sub-Sampling Gap in Health Screening and Monitoring

May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day Holiday - No Talk

June 05, 2017 --AMO Subseries Talk

  • Christian Gross, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics
  • Title: Quantum Gas Microscopes-From Textbook Experiments to New Frontiers

WINTER 2016-17 

January 09, 2017 (AMO)

  • Cindy Regal, JILA Fellow and Associate Professor of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Title: Improving Broadband Displacement Detection via Correclations with a Mechanical Membrane

January 16, 2017--Martin Luther King Holiday-No Talk

January 23, 2017 (AP483)

  • Changhuei Yang, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering and Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Title: Focusing Light Into Biological Tissues With Wavefront Shaping

January 30, 2017 (AP483)

  • Xiaoyang Zhu, Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University
  • Title: Polarons, Polaritons, and the Lead Halide Perovskite Puzzle

February 06, 2017 (AMO)

  • Emine Altuntas, Graduate Student in Professor David DeMille Group, Yale University
  • Title: Nuclear Spin Dependent Parity Violation in Diatomic Molecules

February 13, 2017 (AP483)

  • David Miller, Professor of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy of Applied Physics
  • Title: Saving Energy in Information Processing and Communications with Attojoule Optoelectronics and Optics

February 20, 2017--Holiday Week, No Talk

February 27, 2017 (AP483)

  • Feng Wang, Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Title: Emerging Phenomena in van der Whaals Heterostructures

March 06, 2017 (AMO)

  • Naceur Gaaloul, Institut für Quantenoptik, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
  • Title: Quantum tests of fundamental physics theories in micro-gravity and space

March 13, 2017 (AP483)

  • Sayeef Salahuddin, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • Title: Quest for Energy Efficiency in Computing Technologies

AUTUMN 2016-17

September 26, 2016

  • Connie Chang-Hasnain, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berkeley
  • Title: Flat Photonics Using High Contrast Metastructures

October 3, 2016- AMO Seminar

  • Adi Natan, Research Assoc-Experimental, SLAC, Stanford University
  • Title: Self-referenced Coherent Diffractive Immaging

October 10, 2016

  • Andrea Alu, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • Title: Extreme Wave Manipulation and Control with Metasuraces

October 17, 2016

  • Jesse Wodin, SRI International
  • Title: Progress on the Development of an Opto-Mechanical Gravity Gradiometer

October 24, 2016

  • Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania
  • Title: Low-Index Photonics

October 31, 2016

  • Guarav Bahl, Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Title: Exploring Nonreciprocity and Induced Chirality for Light and Sound With Optomechanical Interactions 

November 7, 2016-AMO Seminar

  • Andrei Derevianko, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Title: Search for Ultralight Dark Matter With GPS and Networks of Precision Measurement Tools 

November 14, 2016

  • Rajesh Menon, Laboratory for Optical Nanotechnologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah
  • Title: Topological Optimization Enables Multifunctional Integrated Photonics

November 21, 2016-Holiday Week (no talk)

November 28, 2016

  • Changhuei Yang, Engineering and Applied Science, Caltech
  • Title: Focusing Light into Biological Tissues With Wavefront Shaping

December 05, 2016- AMO Seminar

  • John Kitching, NIST
  • Title: Chip-Scale Atomic Devices: Miniature Precision Instruments Using Atoms, Lasers, and MEMS 

December 12, 2016

  • Doug Natelson, Chair, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University
  • Title: Nanoscale Junctions: Photothermoelectricity and Hot Electrons

Beginning Academic year 2015-2016, please join us at Spilker room 232 every Monday afternoon from 4 pm for the AP 483 & Ginzton Lab, and AMO Seminar Series. 

Refreshments begin at 4 pm, seminar at 4:15 pm.

  • AP483 Optics and Electronics 2015-16:  AUT 2015-16 organized by Professor Amin Safavi-Naeini; WIN 2015-16 organized by Professor David A.B. Miller; SPR 2015-16 organized by Professors Robert L. Byer and Martin Fejer (Sponsored by the Dept. of Applied Physics and Ginzton Laboratory)
  • AMO Subseries:  Organized by Professor Monika Schleier-Smith (Sponsored by the Depts. of Applied Physics and Physics).  1st Monday of the month.  Schedule and abstracts for AY 15-16.

SPRING 2015-16

March 28, 2016

  • Brian T. Lantz, Department of Physics, Stanford University
  • Title: How to Detect a Gravitational Wave; a discussion about the Advanced LIGO Interferometers

April 4, 2016: CANCELLED

April 11, 2016

  • Bruce McIntosh, Department of Physics, Stanford University
  • Title: Imaging Extrasolar Planets

April 18, 2016

  • Chan Joshi, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles
  • Title: Accelerators: Past, Present and Future

April 25, 2016 

  • Matthew Evans, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Title: Gravitational Wave Detection with Advanced LIGO

May 02, 2016: AMO Seminar

  • Mark Saffmann, University of Wisconsin
  • Title: Quantum computation with Rydberg atoms: across the periodic table and beyond

May 04, 2016: Special AMO Seminar, 2:30 PM, Spilker 143

  • Arthur La Rooij, University of Amsterdam
  • Title: Towards Quantum Simulation with magnetic lattices

May 09, 2016: AMO Seminar

  • Holger Müller, UC Berkeley
  • Title: Hunting for dark energy in the lab

May 16, 2016 

  • John N. Galayda, Stanford University
  • Title: Present and future of X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers at SLAC and around the world

May 23, 2016- CANCELLED

June 06, 2016: AMO Seminar

  • Cheng Chin, University of Chicago
  • Title: Optical control of atomic interactions at low temperatures

WINTER 2015-16

January 04, 2016-AMO Seminar

  • Alicia Kollar, Lucas Zipp, Stanford University
  • Title: Supermode-Polariton Condensation in a Multimode Cavity QED-BEC System (Alicia Kollar)
  • Title: Probing Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Atoms and Molecules (Lucas Zipp)

January 11, 2016

  • Ming C. Wu, Professor Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Title: MEMS-Actuated Silicon Photonic Switches--A Path Towards Programmable Si Photonics Circuits

January 18, 2016--Martin Luther King Holiday-No Talk

January 25, 2016

  • Milos Popovic, Assistant Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Title: Photonic Device Design from the Complex Plane to the Microprocessor: Keeping Information, Energy and Entropy Under Control

February 01, 2016-AMO Seminar

  • Irfan Siddiqi, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Title: Unraveling the Quantum Ensemble

February 08, 2016-AMO Seminar

  • John E. Bowers, Director, Institute for Energy Efficiency, Professor of Nanotechnology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Title: Heterogeneous Silicon Photonics

February 15, 2016--President's Holiday-No Talk

February 22, 2016

  • Shayan Mookherjea, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
  • Title: Silicon-Plus Photonics for Tomorrow's (Astronomically) Large-Scale Networks

February 29, 2016

  • S. J. Ben Yoo, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis
  • Title: 2D/3D Photonic Integration Technologies for Arbitrary Optical Waveform Generation in Temporal, Spectral, and Spatial Domains

March 07- CANCELLED

March 11, 2016-AMO Seminar

  • Philipp Treutlein, University of Basel
  • Title: Bell correlations n a Bose-Einstein condensate

March 14, 2016-AMO Seminar

  • Klemens Hammerer, Leibniz University Hannover
  • Title: Entanglement of Matter and Continuous-Wave Light

AUTUMN 2015-16 

September 21, 2015

  • Jeremy O'Brien, Professor, School of Physics, University of Bristol 
  • Title: Photonic Quantum Computing

September 28, 2015

  • John Mamin, Research Staff, IBM Research Division, Almaden Research Center
  • Title: Nanoscale NMR Detection and Imaging with Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers

October 05, 2015  

  • Thaddeus Ladd, Senior Staff Research Physicist, HRL Laboratories, LLC, Malibu, CA
  • Title: Progress in silicon exchange qubits

October 12, 2015: AMO Seminar

  • Andrew Geraci, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Nevada
  • Title: Sensitive force measurements with optically levitated microspheres

October 19, 2015

  • Raphael van Laer, Photonic Research Group, Ghent University, Belgium

  • Title: Towards silicon photonics: harnessing traveling-wave optomechanics in integrated circuits

October 26, 2015

  • Hakan Tureci, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University
  • Title: Cavity QED Lattices: A platform to study many-body physics with photons

November 02, 2015:  AMO seminar

  • Eleftherios Goulielmakis, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics 
  • Title: Attosecond Electronics: Tracing and Controlling Electrons in Real Time 

November 09, 2015

  • Ania Bleszynski Jayich, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, UC Santa Barbara
  • Title: Quantum sensing and imaging with diamond spins

November 16, 2015

  • Aash Clerk, Professor, Department of Physics, McGill University, Canada
  • Title: New approaches for realizing topological and non-reciprocal photonic states

November 23, 2015

  • Holiday Week-No talk

November 30, 2015  

  • Darrick Chang, Professor, ICFO
  • Title: Engineering quantum atom-light interactions with photonic crystals

December 07, 2015: AMO Seminar

  • James Thompson, JILA Fellow & Associate Professor, University of Colorado
  • Title: Breaking Quantum and Thermal Limits on Precision Measurements

PAST ACADEMIC YEARS

Beginning Academic year 2014-2015, please join us at Spilker room 232 every Monday afternoon from 4 pm for the AP 483 & Ginzton Lab, and AMO Seminar Series. 

Refreshments begin at 4 pm, seminar at 4:15 pm.

  • AP483 Optics and Electronics Seminar:  AUT 2014-15 Organized by Professor Shanhui Fan and Professor Olav Solgaard/WIN 2014-15 Organized by Professor David Reis/SPR 2014-15 Organized by Professor Bert Hesselink (Sponsored by the Dept. of Applied Physics and Ginzton Laboratory)
  • AMO Subseries:  Organized by Professor Benjamin Lev (Sponsored by the Depts. of Applied Physics and Physics).  1st Monday of the month.  Schedule and abstracts for AY 14-15.

September 22, 2014

  • Michael Watts, Associate Professor of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Dept (EECS), M.I.T.
  • Title: Large-Scale Microphotonic Circuits

September 29, 2014

  • Sona Hosseini, Ph.D. student of Dept of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UC Davis
  • Title: Khayyam, A Tunable Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer for Observing Diffuse Astronomical Targets: Progress and Prospects

October 06, 2014:  AMO seminar

  • Hartmut Häffner, Assistant Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley
  • Title: Fundamental Quantum Physics Experiments with Trapped Ions ABSTRACT

October 13, 2014: CANCELLED

Dr. Pieter Kik's talk will be rescheduled for the winter or spring quarter due to the conflict with the celebration of the W.E. Moerner Nobel Prize which will be held in the chemistry quad at the same time

  • Pieter G. Kik, Associate Professor of Optics and Physics, University of Central Florida, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
  • Title: Single Particle Spectroscopy of Gap Plasmon Enhanced Phenomena

October 20, 2014

  • Raj Kothapalli, Instructor, Radiology-Molecular Imaging Program, Stanford University
  • Title: Translating Photoacoustic Imaging from Bench to Bedside: Applications and Challenges

October 27, 2014

  • Jonathan Fan, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering /Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University
  • Title: Plasmonic Engineering with Chemically Assembled Systems

November 03, 2014:  AMO seminar

  • Norman Yao, Miller Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley
  • Title: Many-body Localization: From Translation-Invariance to Quantum Computing ABSTRACT

November 10, 2014

  • Aaswath Raman, Postdoc at Shanhui Fan Group, Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University
  • Title: Passive Photonic Radiative Cooling: A New Approach to Improving Energy Efficiency

November 17, 2014

  • Yoshi Yamamoto, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics/Ginzton Lab, Stanford University
  • Title: Coherent Ising Machine Based on OPO Network and Quantum Feedback Control

November 19, 2014:  Special AMO seminar, 4 pm Spilker 232

  • David DeMille, Professor of Physics, Yale University
  • Title: Direct Laser Cooling and Trapping of Diatomic Molecules ABSTRACT

November 24, 2014

  • Holiday Week-No talk

December 01, 2014:  AMO seminar

  • Dan M. Stamper-Kurn, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley, Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Title: Magnetic Excitations in Spinor Bose-Einstein Condensates ABSTRACT

January 05, 2015:  AMO seminar

  • Hideo Mabuchi, Professor of Applied Physics, Stanford University
  • Title: Coherent Feedback and Quantum Engineering ABSTRACT

January 12, 2015 

  • Pieter G. Kik, Associate Professor of Optics and Physics, University of Central Florida, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
  • Title: Single Particle Spectroscopy of Gap Plasmon Enhanced Phenomena 

January 19, 2015: 

  • No Seminar (Martin Luther King Holiday)

January 26, 2015 

  • Jon P. Marangos, Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Lockyer Chair in Physics, Imperial College London
  • Title: Towards Attosecond Measurement in Molecules and at Surfaces

February 02, 2015:  AMO seminar

  • Oskar Painter, Professor of Applied Physics, Caltech
  • Title: Phonon Counting Experiments in Cavity-optomechanics ABSTRACT

Febuary 09, 2015

  • Changhuei Yang, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Medical Engineering, Caltech
  • Title: Fourier Ptychography and Deep Tissue Imaging with Optical Time-reversal 

February 16, 2015

  • No Seminar (Presidents Day Holiday)

February 23, 2015

  • Wonuk Joshua Jo, Graduate Student in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Title: TBA

March 02, 2015:  AMO seminar

  • Nathaniel Burdick, Graduate Student in Applied Physics, Stanford University
  • Title: Dipolar Collisions in Ultracold Dysprosium Bose and Fermi Gases ABSTRACT

March 09, 2015

  • Yurii A. Vlasov, Ph.D., Manager, Brain-Inspired Technologies, Ibm TJ Watson Research Center
  • Title: Applications of Integrated Photonics Technology- from optical interconnects to neurophotonics

March 30, 2015

  • Charles Steele, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University
  • Title: The Novel Electro-mechanical Structure and Function of the Inner Ear

April 06, 2015:  AMO seminar

  • Phil Bucksbaum, Director, PULSE, Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor in Natural Science and Professor of Applied Physics and of Physics
  • Title: AMO on the Attosecond Scale. ABSTRACT

April 13, 2015

  • Uwe Bergman, Distinguished Staff Scientist of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University
  • Title: TBA

April 20, 2015

  • Paul Hansen, Post Doctoral Scholar of Electric Engineering, Stanford University
  • Title: TBA

April 27, 2015

  • Xiaobo Yin, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado
  • Title: TBA

May 04, 2015

  • Luis de Lecea, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
  • Title (tentative): Optogenetic Control of Arousal States

May 12, 2015:  AMO seminar 

  • Rob Schoelkopf, Sterling Professor of Applied Physics, Yale University
  • Title: The Birth, Care, and Feeding of Cat States in Circuit QED: Quantum Jumps of Photon Parity

May 18, 2015

  • Dirk Smit, Vice President Exploration Technology, Chief Scientis Geophyisics, Innovation and R&D Royal Dutch Shell Plc
  • Title: Towards a Lower Carbon, Higher Energy System: A Few Grand Challenges to Science and Technology

May 25, 2015

  • No Seminar (Memorial Day)

June 01, 2015:  AMO seminar

  • Lincoln Carr, Professor of Physics, Colorado School of Mines
  • Title: Ultracold Molecules in Crystals of Light: A Highly Tunable System for Exploring Novel Materials, Quantum Dynamics, and Quantum Complexity ABSTRACT