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Events 2015-2016


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.

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

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