Speakers

ANZCOP 2017 are delighted to announce the following confirmed speakers.  Additional speakers will be announced in due course.

Keynote Speakers

 

 

Alain Aspect

Augustin Fresnel Professor at Institut d’Optique Graduate School

Title: From Hong-Ou-Mandel to Bell with atom and photon pairs: two modes vs. four modes entanglement

(For more information on Alain and his work click here)

 

 

Ewa Goldys

Macquarie University, Australia

Title: Light, Camera, Action – Using Light to Measure Biomolecules, Cells, Tissues and Organisms

 

 

 

 

Gerd Leuchs

Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany

(To learn more about Gerd’s work click here)

 

 

 

 

Albert Polman

Frew Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences – FOM-AMOLF Amsterdam 

(For more information on the Geoffrey Frew Fellowship click here and to read Albert’s biography click here)

 

 

 

 Confirmed Invited Speakers

 

 

Rana Adhikari 

California Institute of Technology, USA

Title: LIGO Interferometry: Going beyond the Standard Quantum Limit

 

 

 

 

Takao Aoki

Waseda University Japan

Title: Nanofiber resonator for a cavity QED network

 

 

 

 

Andrea Blanco-Redondo

University of Sydney

Title: New regimes with nanophotonics: exotic solitons and topological edge states.

 

 

 

 

Howard Carmichael

University of Auckland

Title: Catching a Quantum Jump Mid-Flight in a Superconducting Circuit: A Quantum Trajectory Simulation

 

 

 

 

Denitza Denkova

Macquarie University

Title: Upconversion nanoparticles based sub-diffraction imaging

 

 

 

 

Ursula Gibson

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Title: Transition-metal doped ZnS thin films for nonlinear optics in the near infrared

 

 

 

 

 

Sergey Kruk

Australian National University

Title: Metasurfaces for the next-generation optics

Winner of the Geoff Opat ECR prize

 

 

 

Sile Nic Chormaic

OIST Japan

Title: Particle Trapping and Manipulation using Near-Field Optics

 

 

 

 

Noriaki Ohmae 

Riken

Title: Frequency comparison of optical lattice clocks

 

 

 

 

Scott Papp

NIST

Title: Optical synthesis with photonic-chip Kerr frequency combs

 

 

 

 

Anna Peacock

University of Southampton

Title: In-Fiber Silicon Photonics

 

 

 

 

 

Stojan Radic

University of California

Title: Noise-Inhibited Cavityless Parametric Mixers 

 

 

 

 

Cindy Regal

JILA University of Boulder

Title: Towards a quantum electro-optic converter through micromechanical motion

 

 

 

Daniel Rodrigo Lopez

ICFO, Spain

Title: Advanced micro-nano-structured optical surfaces for display and sensing

 

 

 

 

 

Ann Roberts

University of Melbourne

Title: Progress in nanophotonic approaches to optical information processing

 

 

 

 

Birgit Stiller

The University of Sydney

Title: Extending bandwidth and capacity of a Brillouin-based memory for light

 

 

 

 

Luc Thevenaz

EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland

Title: Distributed fibre sensors using Brillouin scattering: the way to go farther, sharper and faster
 

 

 

 

 

Peter Veitch

University of Adelaide

Title: Wavefront sensors and adaptive optics for gravitational wave detectors

 

 

 

 

Ian Walmsley

Oxford University

Title: Advances in ion trap quantum computers and photonic links

 

 

 

 

Jon-Paul Wells

University of Canterbury

Title: Large Ring Laser Gyroscopes

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