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Events 2020-2021

AP 483 Optics and Electronics Seminar (Spring 2021)
Prof. David A. B. Miller
Mondays via Zoom
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     NOTE: 1/2 of seminars will be given at 12:00 Noon* and 1/2 at 4:15 PM

* March 29, 2021:  12:00 Noon
Wim Bogaerts, Silicon Photonics, Ghent University-IMEC
Title:  Programmable Photonics

April 05, 2021:  4:15 PM
Joel Carpenter, University of Queensland
Title:  Creation of Time-Reversed Optical Waves

* April 12, 2021:  12:00 Noon
Hilmi Volkan Demir, Bilkent University/NTU Singapore
Title:  Semiconductor Nanocrystal Optoelectronics:
A Journey from Colloidal Quantum Dots to Wells

* April 19, 2021:  12:00 Noon
Peter Banzer, University of Graz
Title:  Playing Hide-and-Seek at the Nanoscale – Tailored Field
Landscapes for Precise Particle Tracking and More

April 26, 2021:  4:15 PM
Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford University
Title:  End-to-End Optimization of Optics and Algorithms

May 03, 2021:  4:15 PM
Keren Bergman
, Columbia University
Title:  Energy Efficient, Multi-Terabit Photonic Connectivity for Disaggregated Computing

     May 10, 2021 - CLEO Conference - No Talk

* May 17, 2021:  12:00 Noon
Ursula Keller, ETH
Title:  Dual Comb Mode Locking and Applications

May 24, 2021:  4:15 PM
Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University
Title:  Inverse Designed Integrated Photonics

     May 31, 2021 - Holiday - No Talk

* noon time talk





AP 483 Optics and Electronics Seminar (Winter 2021)
Prof. Bert Hesselink, Organizer
Mondays via Zoom

January 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Demetri Psaltis

Professor of Optics, EPFL
Title: Optics and Machine Learning

January 18, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes)

January 25, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Harry Atwater

Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science, California Institute of Technology
Title:  Laser Lightsails

February 1, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Eric Mazur

Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University
Title: Extreme optics with zero-index and flat-band metamaterials

February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Loukas Paraschis

Senior Director, Cloud Transport Architecture and Technology, Infinera
Title: A Photonics Perspective on Data Center Interconnects

February 15, 2021
Presidents' Day (holiday, no classes)

February 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Tom Soh

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Radiology, Stanford University
Title: Continuous measurements of biomolecules in live subjects

March 1, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Max Yuen

Research Engineer, Stanford University
Title: Grating Based Differential Phase Contrast X-ray Imaging and Recent Applications to Medical Imaging

March 8, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Ellen Ochoa

American engineer, former astronaut and former director of the Johnson Space Center
Title: My Experiences and Science at the ISS

March 15, 2021 at *12:00 pm
Xiaobo Yin

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics, University of Colorado in Boulder
Title: Large Scale Micro-/nano-photonic Materials for Energy and Sustainability

*new time




Fall 2020-21
Prof. Amir Safavi-Naeini, Organizer

Mondays from September 14 – November 16, 2020

Remote via Zoom at 4:15 pm PST

September 14, 2020
Olivier Pfister

Professor of Physics, University of Virginia
Title: Quantum computing over the rainbow: the quantum optical frequency comb as a platform for measurement-based universal quantum computing

September 21, 2020
Warwick Bowen

Professor of Physics, University of Queensland, Australia
Title:  Sensing beyond the conventional limits: vortices, viscosity and molecular vibrations

September 28, 2020
Mona Jarrahi
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, U.C.L.A.
Title:New Frontiers in Terahert Technology
October 5, 2020
Ben Eggleton

Professor, Director of the University of Sydney Nano Institute, Australia
Title: A Renaissance in Brillouin scattering

October 12, 2020
Sophia Economou

Professor, Dept. of Physics, Virginia TECH
Title: Spin-photon interfaces for quantum networks

October 19, 2020
Andrea Armani

Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, USC
Title: Organic small molecule integrated photonics

October 26, 2020

John Davis
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Canada
Title: Quantum Techonologies Enabled by Cavity-Optomechanics at Low Temperatures

November 2, 2020
Hanhee Paik

Research Staff, Experimental Quantum Computing, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, NY
Title: Benchmarking quantum computers and future directions for superconducting quantum hardware

November 9, 2020
Ana Asenjo Garcia

Assistant Professor of Physics, Columbia University

November 16, 2020
Mankei Tsang

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer engineering & Dept. of Physics, National
University of Singapore
Title: Resolving starlight: a quantum perspective