Tutorials

BIOPHOTONICS (BIO)

Sylvain Gigan, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, France, “Optical Imaging in Complex Biological Media: a Tutorial”

MICROWAVE PHOTONICS (MWP)

Afshin Daryoush, Drexel University, “Opto-electronic Oscillators”
Michael Watts, AIM Photonics/Analog Photonics/MIT AIM Photonics, “Process Development Kit and Highlights for MWP”
Alwyn Seeds, UCL, UK, “THz over fiber for high capacity wireless transmission”

OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS (OC)

Erik Agrell, Chalmers University, Sweden, “Information-theoretic Tools for Optical Communications Engineers”

OPTICAL FIBER TECHNOLOGY

John Ballato, Clemson University, USA, “Novel Material Approach to Advanced Optical Fibers and Fiber Lasers”

PHOTODETECTORS, SENSORS, SYSTEMS AND IMAGING (PSSI)

David Ting, Jet Propulsion Lab, USA, “III-V Semiconductor Unipolar Barrier Infrared Detectors”

SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS (SL)

Cun-Zheng Ning, Arizona State University, US, “Nanowire Lasers – Physics and Technologies”