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Events 2021-2022

AP 483 Optics and Electronics Seminar (Spring 2021-22)
Prof. Olav Solgaard and Martin Fejer, Co-Organizers

Mondays from March 28, 2022 – May 23, 2022
Hybrid in-person in Spilker 232 (Stanford Community Only) and Remote via Zoom at 4:15 p.m. PDT

Meeting ID: 984 9714 1175
Password: 223366

March 28, 2022
Olav Solgaard
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Ginzton Laboratory,  Stanford University
Title: Biodegradable Monolithic Silicon Sensor Platforms

April 4, 2022
Amir Safavi-Naeini
Associate Professor of Applied Physics, Stanford University
Title:Tutorial: Transducers for Networking Superconducting Quantum Machines

April 11, 2022 – No Seminar due to Ginzton Review

April 18, 2022
Christian Heide
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford PULSE Institute
Title: Steering electrons with strong laser fields: from ultrafast current injection to high-harmonic generation

April 25, 2022
Lee P. McCuller
Visiting Associate, Quantum Systems & AMO (Experiment), Caltech
Title: How advanced LIGO observes at the limits of quantum noise.

May 2, 2022
Dr. Gabriel Marcus
Lead Scientist, SLAC  National Accelerator Laboratory
Title: Research and development towards a hard x-ray cavity-based free-electron laser

May 9, 2022

May 16, 2022
Jeffrey Moses
Assistant Professor, Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University
Title: Tackling longstanding challenges in ultrafast nonlinear optics via foreign but familiar physics

May 23, 2022

May 30, 2022 – No Seminar due to Memorial Day


AP 483 Optics and Electronics Seminar (Winter 2021-22)
Prof. Olav Solgaard, Organizer

Mondays from January 3, 2022 – March 7, 2022
Remote via Zoom Only at 4:15 pm PST

Meeting ID: 924 3953 6595
Password: 179535

January 3, 2022
David Miller
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Title: Waves, modes, and self-configuring photonics – understanding and exploiting controllable complexity

January 10, 2022
Tom Baer
Executive Director, Stanford Photonic Research Center
Title:  Scientists, Science, and Society: Opportunities for Optics and Photonics in the COVID 19 and Climate Change Era

January 17, 2022 - No Seminar: MLK Holiday

January 24, 2022
Bert Hesselink
Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Applied Physics, Stanford University
Title: An energy eco-systems perspective towards achieving 50% CO2 reduction in ten years

January 31, 2022
Matthias Kling
Professor of Photon Science and (by courtesy) of Applied Physics, Stanford University & Director SRD Division, LCLS, SLAC
Title: A perspective on petahertz (nano)electronics

February 7, 2022
Sara Achour
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Title: Software Techniques for Analog Hardware

February 14, 2022
Joel England
Lead Scientist at SLAC and the head of the Ultrafast Electron Diffraction Department
Title: Integrated Photonic Accelerators Driven by Ultrafast Laser Pulses

February 21, 2022 – No Seminar President Day

February 28, 2022
Dan Congreve

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Title: Nanoscale Control of Light and Energy

March 7, 2022
Jonathan Fan
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Algorithm-driven implementation of electromagnetic metamaterials


AP 483 Optics and Electronics Seminar (Fall 2021)
Prof. Jonathan Fan, Organizer
Mondays via Zoom

NOTE: half of the seminars will be given at *12:00 noon and the other half at 4:15 pm

September 20, 2021 at *12:00 noon
Christopher Spadaccini

Director, Center for Engineered Materials, Manufacturing and Optimization at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Title: Additive Manufacturing of Architected and Functional Materials

September 27, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Kaiwen Hsiao

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Molecular Imaging Program, Stanford University
Title: Single Digit Micron High-Resolution 3D CLIP technology

October 4, 2021 at *12:00 noon
Andrea Alù

Professor of Electrical Engineering at City College of New York
Title: Extreme wave phenomena enabled by broken symmetries

October 11, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Federico Capasso

Professor of Applied Physics at Harvard University
Title: Meta-optics:  From Flat Lenses to Structured Light and Dark

October 18, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Harry Atwater

Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science at California Institute of Technology
Title: Actively Tunable and Time-Modulated Flat Optics for Beam Steering, Multiplexing, and Polarization Conversion

October 25, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Robert Boyd

Full Professor at the University of Ottawa and at the University of Rochester
Title: Tailoring light propagation through controllable phase and group velocities

November 1, 2021 at *12:00 noon
Nader Engheta

Professor in Electrical & Systems Engineering at University of Pennsylvania

November 8, 2021 at *12:00 noon
Jean-Jacques Greffet

Full Professor at Institut d'Optique Graduate School, Université Paris-Saclay

November 15, 2021 at 4:15 pm
Marin Soljačić

Professor of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

November 22, 2021
Thanksgiving Week (holiday, no classes)

November 29, 2021 at *12:00 noon
Jeremy Baumberg

Professor of Nanophotonics at University of Cambridge
Title: Plasmonics with single atoms