Programme


Wednesday 4 September 2013

 

Chair: R Eason, University of Southampton, UK

08:45

Welcome

09:00

(Keynote) Photorefractives in the Era of Digital Holography
D Psaltis, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Session 1: Optical modulation, fstorage and switching

09:45

(invited) Surface-driven, light-activated modulation and coupling in integrated polymer-liquid crystal systems
G D'Alessandro, University of Southampton, UK

10:15

Analysis of the system performance of the Temporally Coded Collinear Holographic Memory
T Shimura, The University of Tokyo, Japan

10:30

Chalcogenide phase-change metamaterials for all-optical, high-contrast switching in a fraction of a wavelength
J Maddock, University of Southampton, UK

10:45

Hybrid, photorefractive liquid crystal cells using a bistriarylamine-based photorefractive polymer
M Proctor, University of Southampton, UK

11:00

Coffee 

 

Session 2: Interferometry, Slow light and Holography
Chair: to be confirmed

11:30

(invited) Self-adaptive holography in liquid crystals light-vales
S Residori, INLN, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, France

12:00

Curved transflective holographic screens for head mounted display
C Moser, EPFL, Switzerland

12:15

Flexoelectric contribution to the photorefractive response
S Shandarov, State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Russian Federation

12:30

Imaging through multimode fibers using digital phase conjugation
S Farahi, EPFL, Switzerland

12:50

Effect of coupling strength on pulse delay using backward wave four-wave mixing on shifted gratings
K Shcherbin, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

13:05

Lunch

  Session 3: Hybrid/ Organic Nanomaterials
Chair: K McEwan, DSTL

14:30

(Invited) Active metamaterial hybrids based on electrically controlled liquid crystals
V Fedotov, University of Southampton, UK

15:00

The effect of the size and functionalization of gold nanoparticles on the non- linearity of hybrid photorefractive cells
A Acreman, University of Southampton, UK

15:15

Optically addressed spatial Light modulators based on Zinc Oxide nanoparticles
P Shrestha, University of Cambridge, UK

15:30

New fullerene derivative sensitizer improving the PR performance of TPD-based polymer in the NIR
A Epp, University of Cologne, Germany

15:50

Photorefractive effect and two beam energy exchange in hybrid cholesteric cells
I Pinkevych, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine

16:05

Coffee

 

Session 4: LiNbO3: mechanisms and fundamentals
Chair: S Mailis, University of Southampton, UK

16:35

(invited) Lithium niobate: What is the transparency limit?
K Buse, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Physikalische Messtechnik IPM, Germany

17:05

Ultraviolet photorefraction in Sn doped lithium niobate crystals
X Ge, Nankai University, China

17:20

Time - dependent shift of the Raman frequencies induced by photorefractive effect in Fe - doped Lithium Niobate
M Bazzan, Padua University, Italy

17:35

The photorefractive properties of high-valent ions doped lithium niobate crystals
Y Kong, Nankai University, China

17:50

Excitation of hidden photoactive electrons in MgO-doped lithium niobate crystals
N Waasem, Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM, Germany

18:05

Close of session

18:30

Dinner

20:30

Industrial session
Chair: R W Eason, University of Southampton

A Lohmann, JP Huignard, P Smith, M Damzen and C Moser

   

Thursday 5 September 2013

 

Chair: M Kaczmarek, University of Southampton, UK

09:00

(Keynote) Light behind bars - guiding light in complex photorefractive photonics lattices
C Denz, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Münster, Germany

 

Session 5: LiNbO3 applications
Chair: to be confirmed

09:45

Characterization of MgO-doped lithium niobate whispering gallery resonators
M Leidinger, University of Freiburg - IMTEK, Germany

10:00

Refractive index changes in lithium niobate crystal upon irradiation with alphas and their leight-wighted colleagues
K Peithmann, Helmholtz-Institut für Strahlen- und Kernphysik, Universität Bonn, Germany

10:15

Opto-electronic tweezers based on reduced lithium niobate
M Esseling, University of Muenster, Germany

10:30

Analysis of particle trapping and patterning via dielectrophoretic forces in photovoltaic substrates
M Carrascosa, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

10:45

Tunable Waveguide Bragg Gratings in Lithium Niobate by Direct Femtosecond Laser Writing
S Kroesen, University of Muenster, Institute of Applied Physics and Center for Nonlinear Science, Germany

11:05

Coffee 

 

Session 6: Nonlinear interactions (solitons and photonic structures)
Chair: C Denz, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Münster, Germany

11:35

Infrared to deep red conversion using aperiodically poled lithium niobate crystal
R Cudney, CICESE, Mexico

11:50

Nonlinear beam splitter based on second-harmonic generation by femtosecond laser-induced phase gratings in Lithium Niobate
J Imbrock, University of Muenster, Germany

12:05

Nonlinear interactions of fs-laser pulses with small polarons in LiNb03
M Imlau, Osnabrück University, Germany

12:20

Soliton dynamics in photonic potential structures
F Diebel, University of Muenster, Germany

12:35

Anderson localization in randomized two-dimensional photonic structures
M Boguslawski, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Münster, Germany

12:50

Lunch

  Session 7: Ferroelectric structures and applications
Chair: R Cudney, CICESE, Mexico

14:30

(invited) Investigation of ferroelectics by means of scanning force microscopy
E Soergel, University of Bonn, Germany

15:00

The study of light assisted poling in Mg-doped LiNbO3
H Liu, Nankai University, China

15:15

UV laser-induced poling inhibition in proton exchanged optical waveguides in Lithium Niobate
S Mailis, University of Southampton, UK

15:30

Čerenkov-type second-harmonic spectroscopy of nonlinear photonic structures
Imbrock, Joerg - University of Münster, Germany

15:45

Compact ferroelectric crystal accelerator-undulator based on fringing E-field super lattice
N Kukhtarev, Alabama A&M University, USA

16:00

Coffee break

16:30

Poster session

19:00

Coaches depart for Avington Park

20:00

BBQ Dinner at Avington Park

   

Friday 6 September 2013

  Session 8: Wave mixing, waveguides and photoinduced gratings
Chair: A Scott, QinetiQ, UK

09:30

(invited) Manipulation of optical topological charges via atomic coherence gratings in Pr3+:YSO crystal based on electromagnetically induced transparency effect
G Zhang, Nankai University, China

10:00

Optical phase conjugation in gain medium (Nd:YVO4) - Detection of acousto-optic signal in thick scattering media
B Jayet, Institut Langevin, France

10:15

Holographic recording in photorefractive Bi2TeO5 crystals
J Frejlich, UNICAMP, Brazil

10:30

Beam coupling in dye-doped chiral liquid crystals
S Residori, INLN, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, France

10:45

Achieving enhanced gain in photorefractive polymers by eliminating electron contributions using large bias fields
P Banerjee, University of Dayton and US Air Force Labs, USA

11:00

Coffee

11:30

(invited) Femtosecond pulse written fibre gratings: tailoring multi-mode reflection
J U Thomas, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

12:00

Demonstration of EIT functionalities and Autler-Townes effect with photoinduced waveguides
V Coda, Laboratory LMOPS - University of Lorraine, France

12:15

Raman-DFB fibre laser enabled FWM in passive optical fibres
J Shi, University of Southampton, UK

12:30

Organic quasi-phase-matched structures for THz generation
M Zgonik, Stefan Institute, Slovenia

12:45

Closing remarks

13:15

Lunch

14:20

Walking tour of Winchester (optional, must be pre-booked when registering)

Poster programme

P.01

Two-photon induced photorefraction in cationic ring opening polymerization holographic material
I Steinberg, Institute of Automation and Electrometry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, Russia

P.02

Nonlinear holographic interferometry for acoustic wave detection
U Bortolozzo, INLN, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, France

P.03

Measuring diffraction efficiency by diffracted beam chopping in photorefractive holograms recorded in undoped Bi12TiO20 at 1064 nm under applied electric field
A Moura, Universidade Federal de Alagoas - UFAL, Brazil

P.04

Particle trapping and patterning on the surface of LiNbO3 waveguides
M Jubera, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

P.05

Second harmonic generation in lithium niobate waveguides produced by swift-heavy ion irradiation
M Jubera, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

P.06

Second-harmonic generation via nonlinear diffraction at linear volume phase gratings in Lithium Niobate
J Imbrock, University of Münster, Germany

P.07

Photovoltaic trapping of micro- and nanoparticles on lithium niobate surfaces illuminated by arbitrary light intensity patterns
C Arregui, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

P.08

Propagation losses by tunnelling in barrier optical waveguides
A Alcazar, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

P.09

Polaron-based microscopic interpretation of the bulk photovoltaic effect in LiNbO3:Fe
M Imlau, Osnabrück University, Germany

P.10

Very high stability and improved photorefractive properties of LiNbO3: Ru:Fe single crystals by using post thermal treatments
J Murillo, Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados S.C. (CIMAV), Mexico

P.11

LiNbO3 nanocrystals synthesized by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition method
J Murillo, Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados S.C. (CIMAV), Mexico

P.12

Local photorefractive characterization of Fe-doped lithium niobate crystals by means of micro - holograms
A Zaltron, Università di Padova - Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Italy

P.13

Low temperature behaviour of photorefractive effect in Fe - doped LiNbO3
M Bazzan, Padua University, Italy

P.14

The photorefractive characteristics of bismuth-oxide doped lithium niobate crystals
D Zheng, Nankai University, China

P.15

Terahertz optical near-field switching in heterogeneous graphene ribbon pairs
W Cai, Nankai University, China

P.16

Optical properties of recycled irradiated high density polyethylene at terahertz frequencies
T Gavenda, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic

P.17

Vegetable oils as immersion liquids at terahertz frequencies
T Gavenda, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic

P.18

Carbon nanotubes for absorbing of terahertz radiation
T Gavenda, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic

P.19

Valence intersubband excitations coupled with TE-mode polarized THz radiations
I A Faragai, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

P.20

Experimental determination of effective electrooptic coeffcient and electric screening field factor in the Bi12TiO20 crystal by using an oblique incidence setup
A Moura, Universidade Federal de Alagoas - UFAL, Brazil

P.21

Triphenylamine-based photorefractive devices for dynamic hologram
S Tsujimura, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan

P.22

Pattern-based optical memory system in rubidium vapour
N Korneev, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Mexico

P.23

Tin hypothiodiphosphate: grating recording in the sub-100 fs time domain
A Shumelyuk, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

P.24

Secondary photorefractive centers in Sn2P2S6 :Sb crystals
A Shumelyuk, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

P.25

Electrically controlled dynamic energy transfer in pure liquid crystal cells
A Shumelyuk, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

P.26

Photosensitive silicone polymers based on molecular [Ru(bpy)2OSO]PF6 coumpounds
M Imlau, Osnabrück University, Germany

P.27

Spin texture in nonlinear polarization optics
H Kuratsuji, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

P.28

Coherent and incoherent light propagation in acetylene filled hollow core photonic crystal fiber
M Ocegueda, CICESE, Mexico

P.29

Miniaturization of electro-optic Fresnel zone plates made from ring-shaped 180° domains
R Cudney, CICESE, Mexico

P.30

Interferometric studies of propagation constants and refractive index changes in photoinduced waveguides
M Alonzo, Laboratory LMOPS - University of Lorraine, France

P.31

Photorefractive polymer composites with new nonlinear optical chromophores for holographic record
J Dědič, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Republic

P.32

Direct writing of diffractive elements in photorefractive waveguides by focused optical beams
M Bazzan, Padua University, Italy

P.33

Compositional dependence of reversible photodarkening in Ga:La:S and Ga:La:S:O glasses
P Bastock, Optoelectronics Research Centre, UK

P.34

Orientation dependence of diffraction efficiency of mixed holograms in BTO
S M Shandarov, State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Russia

P.35

Locating High sensitivity window in Brillouin mutually modulated cross gain modulation sensing
F Gao, The MOE Key Laboratory of Weak-Light Nonlinear Photonics, TEDA Applied Physics School and School of Physics, Nankai University, China

P.36

Improved temporal adaptability of two-wave mixing interferometer with CdTe:Ge using temperature control
K Shcherbin, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

P.37

Axial fractal structure of the photoEMF signal induced by a vibrating Ronchi grating
P Rodriguez-Montero, INAOE, Mexico

P.38

Resonance running hologram velocity nonlinearity dependence upon light intensity in photorefractive crystals
I Oliveira, Faculdade de Tecnologia/UNICAMP, Brazil

P.39

Acceleration of light pulses with photorefractive beam fanning
A Grabar, Uzhgorod University, Ukraine

P.40

Slow/fast 1550nm light propagation in closed loop configuration controlled by saturation of erbium doped fiber
A Shlyagina, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, Mexico

P.41
 

Temperature Dependence of the Photoconductivity in Fe:LiNbO3 and its Small Polaron-based Interpretation 
L Guilbert, Université Lorraine, France

P.42

 
Non-steady-state photoelectromotive force in an AlN crystal
I Sokolov, A. F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Russia
P.43

 
Self-deflection of optical beams in semiconductors with hot-electron effect
A Ziolkowski, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland
P.44

Optical characterization of AlGaN waveguides for quasi phase-matched nonlinear optics
M Rigler, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
   
P.45 A 1550nm optical link exploiting the two lambda method in PR crystals
A Gomez Diaz, University of Oxford, UK 

Key dates

  • Extended abstract submission deadline:
    15 May  2013
    Poster submission deadline:
    28 June 2013
  • Early registration deadline extended:
    1 August 2013
  • Registration deadline:
    23 August 2013