Program — PQE-2014

Note: all plenary talks are 30 minutes including questions, and all invited talks are 20 minutes including questions.
(Posters are listed at the end of this program.)

Monday, January 6 2014

Monday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:25 George R. Welch, Texas A&M University (Welcome)
   ‘‘Welcoming remarks’’
7:30 Martin Moskovits, University of California, Santa Barbara (Frontiers in Plasmonics: Light Harvesting)
   ‘‘Plasmons and hot charge carriers’’ [PDF]
8:00 Scott Diddams, NIST, Boulder (New Directions in Photonic Microwave Synthesis)
   ‘‘Photonic generation of ultrastable microwave signals’’ [PDF]
8:30 Wolfgang Schleich, Universität Ulm, Germany (Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics)
   ‘‘Schrödinger equation revisited’’ [PDF]
Monday Morning Invited Session 1
  Frontiers in Plasmonics: Light Harvesting New Directions in Photonic Microwave Synthesis Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics
9:10    Pierre Berini, University of Ottawa
‘‘Electrically-Contacted Metal Nanodipole Antennas on Si’’ [PDF]
Kerry Vahala, California Institute of Technology
‘‘Towards Chip-based All-optical Microwave Synthesis’’ [PDF]
Christopher Fuchs, Raytheon BBN Technologies
‘‘Schroedinger Equation Revisited Again’’ [PDF]
9:30    Jim Schuck, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
‘‘Plasmonically-Enhanced Solar-Matched Photocatalytic Water-Splitting using GaN Surface States’’ [PDF]
Lute Maleki, OEwaves, Inc.
‘‘The New Generation of Photonically Generated Microwave and mm-Wave Oscillators’’ [PDF]
Ralf Menzel, Universität Potsdam
‘‘Complementarity and Induced Coherence in Parametric Down Conversion’’ [PDF]
9:50    Christian Huck, University of Heidelberg
‘‘Nanoantenna dimers as SEIRS substrate’’ [PDF]
John Jost, EPFL
‘‘Frequency Comb Generation in Optical Microresonators via Soliton Formation’’ [PDF]
Wolfgang Zeller, Ulm University
‘‘Overcoming loss of contrast in open atom interferometers’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Monday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:30 Chris Xu, Cornell University (Spectroscopic imaging: from physics to medicine - 1)
   ‘‘Deep Brain Imaging with Multiphoton Microscopy’’ [PDF]
11:00 Robin Kaiser, INLN, CNRS, Nice (Opto-Mechanics)
   ‘‘Opto-mechanical instabilities in cold atoms’’ [PDF]
Monday Morning Invited Session 2
  Frontiers in Plasmonics: Metamaterials New Directions in Photonic Microwave Synthesis Spectroscopic imaging: from physics to medicine - 1 Opto-Mechanics
11:40    Mikhail Kats for Federico Capasso, Harvard University
‘‘Widely tunable plasmonic antennas with graphene and applications to high responsivity, high speed detectors’’ [PDF]
Michael Tobar, The University of Western Australia
‘‘Precision Metrology and Frequency Generation using Cryogenically Cooled Low-Loss Crystalline Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators’’ [PDF]
Xueding Wang, University of Michigan
‘‘Photoacoustic Spectrum Analysis of Tissue Texture’’ [PDF]
Dan Gauthier, Duke University
‘‘Observation of ultra-low-light-level self-organized pattern formation in driven cold atoms’’ [PDF]
12:00    Gennady Shvets, University of Texas at Austin
‘‘Spectrally Selective Super-Chiral Silicon Metasurfaces Based on Infrared Fano Resonances’’ [PDF]
Peter J. Delfyett, CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics
‘‘Coherent Optical Signal Processing and Low Noise Microwave Generation using Stabilized Optical Frequency Combs from Mode-locked Semiconductor Diode Lasers’’ [PDF]
Conor Evans, Harvard Medical School
‘‘CARS Microscopy for Visualizing Treatment Response in Skin’’ [PDF]
Wenlan Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘All-Optical Switch and Transistor Gated by One Stored Photon’’ [PDF]
12:20    Mikhail Kats, Harvard University
‘‘Origins of resonance broadening in plasmonic nanostructures’’ [PDF]
Yann Le Coq, LNE-SYRTE
‘‘Novel techniques for low noise microwave generation with optical frequency combs’’ [PDF]
Libai Huang, University of Notre Dame
‘‘Elucidating Energy Relaxation in Single Nanostructures with Ultrafast Microscopy’’ [PDF]
Gordon Robb, University of Strathclyde, SUPA
‘‘Kinetic model of optomechanical self-structuring in cold atomic gases’’ [PDF]
12:40    Koray Aydin, Northwestern University
‘‘Resonant Absorption Phenomena in Metals: How to make good use of optical losses?’’ [PDF]
Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow
‘‘Full-Colour, Computational Ghost Video’’ [PDF]
  Sarang Gopalakrishnan, Harvard University
‘‘Frustration and glassiness in spin models with cavity-mediated interactions’’ [PDF]
— Afternoon —
Monday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Nanfang Yu, Columbia University (Flat optics based on Metasurfaces: Science and Applications)
   ‘‘Controlling Light Propagation in Free Space and in Waveguides with Metasurfaces’’ [PDF]
19:30 Anatoly Svidzinsky, Texas A&M University (New coherent sources of radiation: from LWI to parametric collective oscillators (QASER))
   ‘‘Quantum amplification by superradiant emission of radiation’’ [PDF]
20:00 Yanhong Xiao, Fudan University (Novel techniques for improved resolution in optics and laser spectroscopy)
   ‘‘Novel resonance technique with sub-coherence-lifetime limited linewidth and (possible) relation to weak measurement’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Monday Evening Invited Session
  Flat optics based on Metasurfaces: Science and Applications Cavity enhanced light-matter interactions Spectroscopic imaging: from physics to medicine - 2 Novel techniques for improved resolution in optics and laser spectroscopy
20:50    Lei Zhou, Fudan University, China
‘‘New surface waves in gradient-index metasurfaces’’ [PDF]
Marlan O. Scully, Texas A&M University
‘‘From masers to lasers and phasers to qasers’’ [PDF]
Marcus T. Cicerone, NIST
‘‘Coherent Raman Spectroscopic Fingerprint Imaging’’ [PDF]
Kai-Hong Luo, University of Paderborn, Germany
‘‘High-Visibility Correlated Imaging with Thermal Light’’ [PDF]
21:10    Anders Pors, University of Southern Denmark
‘‘Gap plasmon-based metasurfaces for control of light’’ [PDF]
James K. Thompson, JILA
‘‘10 dB of Directly Observed Spin Squeezing’’ [PDF]
Thomas van Dijk, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
‘‘Stimulated third-order optical processes: the gain factor’’ [PDF]
Valerii Zapasskii, SPbSU, SOLAB, St. Petersburg, Russia
‘‘Optics of spin noise’’ [PDF]
21:30    Ortwin Hess, Imperial College London
‘‘Active Metasurfaces: From Loss-Compensation to Stopped-Light Lasing’’ [PDF]
Thomas Babinec, Stanford University
‘‘Efficient Light-Matter Interface Based on a Metaphotonic Cavity Containing a Single Quantum Dot’’ [PDF]
James Chan, University of California, Davis
‘‘Label-Free Monitoring of Cancer Cell Response to Chemotherapy Drugs Using Raman Spectroscopy’’ [PDF]
Jianming Wen, Yale University
‘‘Superfocusing light down to tens of nanometers in Fresnel near field’’ [PDF]
21:50    Anthony Grbic, University of Michigan
‘‘Metamaterial Huygens’ Surfaces’’ [PDF]
Michael Burek, Harvard University
‘‘Diamond – Engineer’s Best Friend!’’ [PDF]
Wolfgang Langbein, Cardiff University
‘‘Label-free quantitative chemical imaging with hyperspectral coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy’’ [PDF]
John Howell, University of Rochester
‘‘Compressive Quantum Sensing’’ [PDF]
22:10      Vasily N. Astratov, UNC-Charlotte
‘‘Microspherical Photonics: Giant Resonant Propulsion Forces’’ [PDF]
  Hebin Li, Florida International University
‘‘Determining system Hamiltonian with optical three-dimensional coherent spectroscopy’’ [PDF]

Tuesday, January 7 2014

Tuesday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:30 Gershon Kurizki, Weizmann Institute, Israel (Quantum Thermodynamics)
   ‘‘Work and Cooling Bounds in Quantum Thermodynamics’’ [PDF]
8:00 Mikhail Lukin, Harvard University (Special Plenary Session)
   ‘‘New interfaces between quantum optics and nanoscience’’ [PDF]
8:30 Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania (Metamaterials and Metasurfaces)
   ‘‘Metastructures: Form vs Function’’ [PDF]
Tuesday Morning Invited Session 1
  Metamaterials and Metasurfaces Spectroscopy in Biology and Medicine Quantum Thermodynamics Nanophotonic and laser physics
9:10    Andrea Alù, University of Texas at Austin
‘‘Giant Nonreciprocal and Nonlinear Effects in Metamolecules, Metasurfaces and Metamaterials’’ [PDF]
Michelle Rhodes, Georgia Tech
‘‘Identifying and avoiding instability in ultrashort pulse measurements’’ [PDF]
Kilian Singer, University of Mainz
‘‘Non-equilibrium statistics and thermodynamic machines with trapped ions’’ [PDF]
Kent D. Choquette, University of Illinois
‘‘Optical Phased Microcavity Laser Arrays’’ [PDF]
9:30    Natalia Litchinitser, SUNY Buffalo
‘‘Free Space Metamaterials’’ [PDF]
Atsushi Taguchi, RIKEN
‘‘DUV tip-enhanced Raman scattering for nano resonance Raman spectroscopy’’ [PDF]
Jörg Schmiedmayer, Vienna Center for Quantum Science
‘‘Does an isolated quantum system relax?’’ [PDF]
P. Scott Carney, University of Illinois
‘‘Nanoholography: fast quantitative phase imaging at the nanoscale’’ [PDF]
9:50    Cesare Soci, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
‘‘Cognitive Photonic Networks’’ [PDF]
Yasuaki Kumamoto, RIKEN
‘‘Deep-ultraviolet resonance Raman spectroscopy for biomolecular imaging and analysis in cells’’ [PDF]
Igor Mazets, Atominstitut (TU Wien), Vienna, Austria
‘‘Relaxation of phonons in a one-dimensional integrable bosonic system’’ [PDF]
John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara
‘‘Hybrid III-V Silicon Quantum Dot and Quantum Dot Lasers’’ [PDF]
10:10      Vladislav Yakovlev, Texas A&M University
‘‘Ultrasensitive absorption and ultrasentive and simple Raman measurements for biomedical optical spectroscopy and sensing’’ [PDF]
  J. Gary Eden, University of Illinois Urbana
‘‘Injection-Seeded Optoplasmonic Amplifier in the Visible’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Tuesday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:50 Eric Potma, University of California, Irvine (Femtosecond microscopy in the single molecule limit)
   ‘‘Femtosecond Microscopy in the Single Molecule Limit’’ [PDF]
11:20 Frank Jahnke, University of Bremen (Frontiers of micro- and nanolasers)
   ‘‘Non-classical light emission from quantum dots in optical microcavities’’ [PDF]
Tuesday Morning Invited Session 2
  Frontiers in Plasmonics: Nonlinear Effects Femtosecond microscopy in the single molecule limit Frontiers of micro- and nanolasers
12:00    Norbert Kroó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
‘‘Some irregularities in nonlinear plasmonics’’ [PDF]
  V. Ara Apkarian, University of California, Irvine
‘‘Molecular Quantum Optics: Tomographic state reconstruction in ensembles and single molecules’’ [PDF]
Sven Hoefling, Technische Physik, Wuerzburg University
‘‘An electrically pumped quantum well exciton-polariton laser’’ [PDF]
12:20    Cristian Ciracì, Duke University
‘‘Dramatic Enhancement of Third-Harmonic Generation in Plasmonic Nanostructures via Nonlocal Effects’’ [PDF]
  Svetlana Malinovskaya, Stevens Institute of Technology
‘‘Enhanced contrast CARS for a single molecule imaging’’ [PDF]
Weng Chow, Sandia National Laboratories
‘‘Emission properties from nanolasers during transition to lasing’’ [PDF]
12:40    Mikhail A. Noginov, Norfolk State University
‘‘SPP dispersion in presence of R6G dye: Strong coupling or not?’’ [PDF]
    Stephan Reitzenstein, Technische Universität Berlin
‘‘On-Chip Quantum Optics using Electrically Driven Quantum Dot - Micropillar Cavities’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Tuesday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Peter Nordlander, Rice University (Frontiers in Plasmonics: Quantum Effects)
   ‘‘Quantum Plasmonics and Applications in Light Harvesting’’ [PDF]
19:30 Michal Bajcsy, IQC/University of Waterloo (Cavity enhanced light-matter interactions)
   ‘‘Cavity enhanced light-matter interactions and their use for non-classical light generation’’ [PDF]
20:00 Jean-Michel Gerard, CEA/INAC Grenoble (Semiconductor nanostructures for quantum communication)
   ‘‘Quantum optics in photonic wires and trumpets’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Tuesday Evening Invited Session
  Frontiers in Plasmonics: Quantum Effects Cavity enhanced light-matter interactions Femtosecond microscopy in the single molecule limit Semiconductor nanostructures for quantum communication
20:50    Javier Aizpurua, CSIC-UPV/EHU and DIPC
‘‘Optoelectronics of subnanometric metallic gaps’’ [PDF]
Jon Simon, University of Chicago
‘‘Engineering Photonic Quantum Materials: Progress and Perspectives’’ [PDF]
Markus Raschke, University of Colorado and JILA
‘‘Impedance matching to quantum systems with optical antennas and femtosecond control’’ [PDF]
Peter Michler, University of Stuttgart
‘‘On-demand generation of indistinguishable polarization-entangled photon pairs’’ [PDF]
   New coherent sources of radiation: from LWI to parametric collective oscillators (QASER)   
21:10    N. Asger Mortensen, Technical University of Denmark
‘‘Nonlocal response in plasmonic nanoparticles and dimers’’ [PDF]
Luqi Yuan, Texas A&M University
‘‘QASER: detailed analysis and further developments’’ [PDF]
Paola Borri, Cardiff University
‘‘Transient four-wave mixing micro-spectroscopy of single nanoparticles’’ [PDF]
Dirk Englund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘High-Speed Quantum Communication Using Time-Energy Entangled Photons’’ [PDF]
21:30    Garnett Bryant, NIST
‘‘Approaching the quantum limit for metal nanoparticle plasmonics: dimers and quantum dot nanohybrids’’ [PDF]
Joel Greenberg, Duke University
‘‘Steady-state superradiance via emergent order in a cold atomic vapor’’ [PDF]
H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, University of California, Irvine
‘‘Near Field Opto-Mechanics and Detecting Optical Resonance’’ [PDF]
Andreas Knorr, Technische Universität Berlin
‘‘Theory of feedback control of quantum light and phonon emission from semiconductor quantum dots’’ [PDF]
21:50    David J. Masiello, University of Washington
‘‘Signatures of Electromagnetic Hot Spots and Fano Interferences in Electron Energy-Loss and Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopies’’ [PDF]
Gabriel Shchedrin, Texas A&M University
‘‘Collective nonlinear oscillators from two-level atoms’’ [PDF]
Naomi Ginsberg, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘Single domain spectroscopy: Imaging heterogeneous exciton dynamics in organic semiconducting thin films’’ [PDF]
Gregor Weihs, University of Innsbruck, Austria
‘‘Entangled Photon Pairs from Semiconductors’’ [PDF]
22:10      Xiwen Zhang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Superradiant control of γ-ray propagation by vibrating nuclear arrays’’ [PDF]
  Ying Gu, Peking University
‘‘Dark-plasmons-induced gain without population inversion in hybrid quantum dot-metallic nanoparticle system’’ [PDF]

Wednesday, January 8 2014

Wednesday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:30 Pierre Meystre, University of Arizona (Lamb Award Session)
   ‘‘Multimode aspects of quantum optomechanics’’ [PDF]
8:00 Shi-Yao Zhu, Beijing Computational Science Research Center (Lamb Award Session)
   ‘‘High order duality: theory and experiment’’ [PDF]
8:30 M. Suhail Zubairy, Texas A&M University (Lamb Award Session)
   ‘‘Quantum communication with invisible photons’’ [PDF]
Wednesday Morning Invited Session 1
  Frontiers in Plasmonics: SERS Coherent and Quantum X-ray optics Quantum Informatics Novel Optics
9:10    Timur Shegai, Chalmers University, Sweden
‘‘Directional emission and plasmon-exciton coupling in plasmonic nanostructures.’’ [PDF]
Olga Kocharovskaya, Texas A&M University
‘‘Ultrashort Pulses of Recoilless Gamma-Radiation and Coherent Control of the Waveforms of Gamma-Photons’’ [PDF]
Laszlo Kish, Texas A&M University
‘‘"Demonic" challenge: Landauer’s erasure-dissipation’’ [PDF]
Eric Van Stryland, CREOL
‘‘Nonlinear absorption and refraction spectroscopy’’ [PDF]
9:30    Lasse Jensen, Pennylvania State University
‘‘Surface-enhanced linear and nonlinear spectroscopy from first-principles’’ [PDF]
Wen-Te Liao, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
‘‘X-Ray Quantum Phase Control Using Nuclear Polaritons’’ [PDF]
Qiang Zhang, University of Science and Technology of China
‘‘Recent Progress in Quantum Communication’’ [PDF]
Peter Racz, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungary
‘‘Novelties in multiplasmon electron emission from gold’’ [PDF]
9:50    Katherine Willets, University of Texas at Austin
‘‘Super-resolution imaging of plasmonic nanostructures’’ [PDF]
Sharon Shwartz, Bar Ilan University
‘‘X-Ray Second Harmonic Generation’’ [PDF]
Robert Boyd, University of Ottawa
‘‘Weak values and the direct measurement of the quantum wavefunction’’ [PDF]
Lu Deng, NIST
‘‘Light-Wave Mixing and Scattering with Quantum Gases’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Wednesday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:30 Marlan O. Scully, Texas A&M University (Present Lamb Award)
   ‘‘Presentation of the 2014 Willis E. Lamb Award’’
11:00 Nikolay Zheludev, University of Southampton and NTU Singapore (Functionalized Metastructures and Quantum Metamaterials)
   ‘‘Coherent Control of Metamaterials’’ [PDF]
Wednesday Morning Invited Session 2
  Functionalized Metastructures and Quantum Metamaterials X-ray lasers Quantum information Atom Interferometry, General Relativity, and Cold Atoms
11:40    Steven Anlage, University of Maryland
‘‘Nonlinear Superconducting Quantum Metamaterials’’ [PDF]
Carmen Menoni, Colorado State University
‘‘Advances in nanoscale chemical imaging and patterning using soft x-ray light from bright table-top lasers’’ [PDF]
Hugues de Riedmatten, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences
‘‘Waveguide Quantum Frequency Conversion of Heralded Single Photons emitted by Rubidium Quantum Memories to Telecom Wavelengths’’ [PDF]
Ernst Maria Rasel, Leibniz Universität Hannover
‘‘Atom-chip based interferometers’’ [PDF]
12:00    Susanne Yelin, University of Connecticut and Harvard University
‘‘Coherences in atomic gas-based metamaterials’’ [PDF]
Jorge Rocca, Colorado State University
‘‘Ultra-High Energy Density Relativistic Plasmas and X-Ray Generation by Ultrafast Laser Irradiation of Nanowire Arrays’’ [PDF]
Byoung S. Ham, GIST
‘‘rephasing-based solid state quantum memory’’ [PDF]
Danielle Braje, MIT Lincoln Labs
‘‘Comparison among Ramsey, spin-echo and CPMG pulse protocols for magnetometry applications’’ [PDF]
12:20    Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology
‘‘Quantum Plasmonics: Quantum Interference and Strong Coupling of Surface Plasmons’’ [PDF]
Szymon Suckewer, Princeton University
‘‘SRBS Amplifier & Compressor for Ultraintense Fsec Laser as the Pump for XRL in “Water Window”’’ [PDF]
Philippe Goldner, Chimie Paristech
‘‘Sub-MHz Optical Homogeneous Linewidth in Rare Earth Doped Nanocrystals’’ [PDF]
Mark D. Havey, Old Dominion University
‘‘Forward light scattering from a dense and cold microscopic 87Rb sample’’ [PDF]
12:40      Siegfried Glenzer, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
‘‘Measuring the physical properties of matter in extreme conditions with a seeded x-ray laser’’ [PDF]
Chris O'Brien, Texas A&M University
‘‘The difficulties of storing single photons in EIT quantum memory, when four-wave-mixing is present’’ [PDF]
Alex Sugarbaker, Stanford University
‘‘Large momentum transfer atom interferometry in a 10 m tower’’ [PDF]
— Afternoon —
Wednesday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Yuri Rostovtsev, University of North Texas (New coherent sources of radiation: from LWI to parametric collective oscillators (QASER))
   ‘‘Coherent sources of radiation: from LWI to cooperative emission of radiation’’ [PDF]
19:30 Ralf Röhlsberger, DESY (X-rays in the Quantum World)
   ‘‘X-ray Cavity Quantum Optics’’ [PDF]
20:00 Alexei Sokolov, Texas A&M University (Molecular modulation)
   ‘‘Pulse Shaping and Beam Shaping through Broadband Coherent Raman Generation’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Wednesday Evening Invited Session
  Metadevices and Metasystems X-rays in the Quantum World Molecular modulation New coherent sources of radiation: from LWI to parametric collective oscillators (QASER)
20:50    Mark Brongersma, Stanford University
‘‘Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces’’ [PDF]
Martin Beye, HZB
‘‘Stimulated X-ray emission in Solids’’ [PDF]
Joshua J. Weber, University of Wisconsin
‘‘Broadband spectrum generation using continuous-wave molecular modulation’’ [PDF]
Gennady Koganov, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
‘‘Field-driven super/subradiant lasing without imposed atomic cooperativity’’ [PDF]
21:10    Kevin O’Brien, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘Phase Mismatch–Free Nonlinear Propagation in Optical Zero-Index Materials’’ [PDF]
Jörg Evers, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
‘‘Mössbauer meets Fano for line shape control’’ [PDF]
Masayuki Katsuragawa, University of Electro- Communications, Japan
‘‘Attractive natures in a set of a highly-discrete coherent spectrum’’ [PDF]
Romain Bachelard, IFSC - Univ. São Paulo
‘‘Cooperativity in light scattering by cold atoms’’ [PDF]
21:30    Andrew Weiner, Purdue University
‘‘Temporal Cloaking at Telecommunications Rates’’ [PDF]
Pierre Thibault, UCL
‘‘Mixed-state reconstruction and X-ray imaging’’ [PDF]
Totaro Imasaka, Kyushu University
‘‘Generation of Numerous Raman Sidebands for Fourier Synthesis of an Ultrashort Optical Pulse beyond the 1-fs Barrier’’ [PDF]
Anil Patnaik, WPAFB/Wright State
‘‘Ultrafast non-equilibrium saturation of resonant emission process’’ [PDF]
21:50    Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M University
‘‘Nonlinear generation of THz surface plasmons in graphene and topological insulators’’ [PDF]
Dawei Wang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Heisenberg Limit Superradiant Super-resolving Metrology’’ [PDF]
Kai Wang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Ultrafast Waveforms Synthesis Using Coherent Raman Sidebands in a Reflection Scheme’’ [PDF]
Juha Javanainen, University of Connecticut
‘‘Absence of local-field corrections in a homogeneously broadened medium’’ [PDF]
22:10        Valery Milner, UBC
‘‘Molecular super rotors: controlled spinning of molecules to extreme rotational states’’ [PDF]

Thursday, January 9 2014

Thursday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:30 Naomi J. Halas, Rice University (Frontiers in Plasmonics: Oligomers)
   ‘‘Plasmonics: nanoparticles putting light to work’’ [PDF]
8:00 Daniele Faccio, Heriot-Watt University (Quantum analogues and analogies)
   ‘‘Negative frequencies and light’’ [PDF]
8:30 Peter Kruger, University of Nottingham (Atom-Surface Interactions)
   ‘‘Nano-scale atom traps on a chip’’ [PDF]
Thursday Morning Invited Session 1
  Frontiers in Plasmonics: Oligomers Quantum analogues and analogies Atom-Surface Interactions Bio-sensing with quantum-optical emitters
9:10    Bjorn Reinhard, Boston University
‘‘Collective Plasmon Resonance Engineering in Discrete Metallo-Dielectric Molecules and Optoplasmonic Multiscale Arrays’’ [PDF]
Andrea Aiello, Max Planck Institute Erlangen: MPL
‘‘A quantum-mechanical view of classical light’’ [PDF]
Ron Folman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
‘‘Matter-wave interferometry close to a surface’’ [PDF]
Lachlan Rogers, Ulm University, Germany
‘‘The silicon vacancy centre in diamond as a superb single photon source (and beyond?)’’ [PDF]
9:30    Christy Landes, Rice University
‘‘Spectroelectrochemistry of Plasmonic Nanoparticles’’ [PDF]
Jonathan Leach, Heriot-Watt University
‘‘Conditional visibility and its connection to weak measurement’’ [PDF]
Mark Fromhold, University of Nottingham
‘‘The interplay between ultracold atoms, semiconductor surfaces and quantum electronic systems’’ [PDF]
Andrey Jarmola, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘Microwave Saturation Spectroscopy of Nitrogen-Vacancy Ensembles and Supernatural Diamond’’ [PDF]
9:50    Stephan Link, Rice University
‘‘Monitoring Charge Interactions through Changes in the Plasmon Linewidth’’ [PDF]
Fabio Biancalana, Heriot-Watt University
‘‘Negative frequencies in nonlinear optics: new developments’’ [PDF]
Helge Hattermann, Universität Tübingen
‘‘Atomic coherence on a superconducting microchip’’ [PDF]
Ania Bleszynski Jayich, University of California, Santa Barbara
‘‘Quantum assisted sensing with diamond spins’’ [PDF]
10:10      Goëry Genty, Tampere University of Technology
‘‘Extreme events in fiber-optics systems and possible links with oceanic rogue waves’’ [PDF]
Francesco Intravaia, Humboldt Univ. Berlin
‘‘Investigating and manipulating atom-surface interactions’’ [PDF]
Dirk Englund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Super-resolution Imaging and Sensing Using Fluorescent Diamond Nanocrystals’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Thursday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:50 Alexander Govorov, Ohio University (Optically Active Nanostructures and Related Applications)
   ‘‘Optically-active hybrid nanostructures: Exciton-plasmon interaction, injection of hot plasmonic electrons and chirality’’ [PDF]
11:20 A. Douglas Stone, Yale University (Novel phenomena in steady-state lasing from ab initio theory)
   ‘‘Steady-State Ab Initio Laser Theory: Overview and New Developments’’ [PDF]
Thursday Morning Invited Session 2
  Optically Active Nanostructures and Related Applications Quantum analogues and analogies Casimir friction -- On the viscosity of the electromagnetic vacuum Novel phenomena in steady-state lasing from ab initio theory
12:00    Gary Wiederrecht, Argonne National Lab
‘‘Coupled Plasmons and Excitons in Nanostructures: Opportunities for Enhanced Light Harvesting and Energy Conversion’’ [PDF]
Per Delsing, Chalmers University of Technology
‘‘Simulating relativistic motion in superconducting circuits: Dynamic Casimir effect and the twin paradox’’ [PDF]
Carsten Henkel, University of Potsdam
‘‘Two-photon interferences with a virtual polarizer and a nonlocal phase shifter’’ [PDF]
Stefan Rotter, Vienna University of Technology
‘‘Pump-controlled exceptional points and directional random laser emission’’ [PDF]
12:20    Stephen K. Gray, Argonne National Laboratory
‘‘Dynamical Control of Optical Interactions on the Nanoscale: Ultrafast Excitation of Plasmon-Exciton Systems’’ [PDF]
  Stefan Scheel, University of Rostock, Germany
‘‘Casimir-Polder forces on moving atoms and nonreciprocal media -- a macroscopic view on quantum friction’’ [PDF]
Yidong Chong, Nanyang Technological University
‘‘S-matrix Theory of the Laser Linewidth’’ [PDF]
12:40    Hilmi Volkan Demir, Nanyang Technological University
‘‘Nanocrystal Optoelectronics for Quality Lighting and Displays’’ [PDF]
  Javier Garcia de Abajo, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences
‘‘Vacuum and Thermal Friction in Rotating Particles’’ [PDF]
Steven G. Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Nonlinear laser linewidths in the SALT framework’’ [PDF]
— Afternoon —
Thursday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Margaret Murnane, University of Colorado, Boulder (X-ray optics and attosecond physics)
   ‘‘Single attosecond pulses in the soft x-ray region of the spectrum: a favorable convergence of physics’’ [PDF]
19:30 Mark Raizen, University of Texas at Austin (Controlling Matter with Light)
   ‘‘Magneto-Optical Control of Atomic Motion’’ [PDF]
20:00 John Walker, Texas A&M Agrilife Research (Spectroscopic Tools for Use in Complex Media)
   ‘‘Dealing with Complexity on the Wasatch Front’’ [PDF]
— Break —
Thursday Evening Invited Session
  Optically Active Nanostructures and Related Applications X-ray optics and attosecond physics Controlling Matter with Light Spectroscopic Tools for Use in Complex Media
20:50    Bongjun Yeom, Univ of Michigan
‘‘Chiral Nanoscale Materials - Why, What, and How’’ [PDF]
Henry Kapteyn, JILA/University of Colorado
‘‘Imaging using high-harmonic light sources: pushing light microscopy to its ultimate limits?’’ [PDF]
Jabez McClelland, NIST
‘‘Ultrabright ions from ultracold atoms’’ [PDF]
Ken Meissner, Texas A&M University
‘‘Using Red Blood Cells to Monitor Blood Analytes’’ [PDF]
21:10    Hugh H. Richardson, Ohio University
‘‘Heat Transfer at a Solid/Liquid Interface using Optical Excited Gold Nanoheaters’’ [PDF]
Timur Akhmedzhanov, Texas A&M University
‘‘Modulation induced transparency in IR pump-XUV probe ionization experiments’’ [PDF]
Tom Mazur, University of Texas at Austin
‘‘Scalable isotope separation at high efficiency’’ [PDF]
Dmitri Voronine, Texas A&M University
‘‘Portable Spectroscopic Tools for Agri-Bio-Photonics’’ [PDF]
21:30    Chris Hogan, University of Minnesota
‘‘Vapor Phase Synthesis of Nanoscale Gold Aggregates’’ [PDF]
  Herman Batelaan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
‘‘Coherent control of electrons’’ [PDF]
Mike McShane, Texas A&M University
‘‘Implantable Luminescent Biosensors’’ [PDF]
21:50        Mark Kasevich, Stanford University
‘‘Quantum Electron Microscope’’ [PDF]
Philip Hemmer, Texas A&M University
‘‘Bio-sensing opportunities for quantum-optical emitters’’ [PDF]

Poster Session — 5:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014

Nikola Alic, University of California, San Diego
[Title Not Provided]

Narangerel Altangerel, Texas A&M University
‘‘Multiplicative stochastic noise in quantum optics’’ [PDF]

Gombojav O. Ariunbold, Texas A&M University
‘‘Two-photon Absorption Laser Induced Super-Fluorescence Towards Sky Lasing’’ [PDF]

Charles Ballmann, Texas A&M University
‘‘On conical emission in dense sodium vapor’’ [PDF]

Han Cai, Texas A&M University
‘‘Coherence-brightened backward emissions in sodium’’ [PDF]

Alexander Cerjan, Yale University
‘‘Steady-state ab initio laser theory for complex gain media’’ [PDF]

Maria Chekhova, MPL Erlangen, Germany
‘‘Single-mode source of bright squeezed vacuum’’ [PDF]

Hannah Clevenson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Enhanced Quantum Spin-Sensing Using Light Trapping in a Bulk Diamond System’’ [PDF]

Jörg Evers, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
‘‘Diffractionless image propagation and frequency conversion via four-wave mixing exploiting the thermal motion of atoms’’ [PDF]

James Fakonas, California Institute of Technology
‘‘Quantum Interference with Surface Plasmons’’ [PDF]

Ed Fry, Texas A&M University
‘‘Instrumentation to Directly Measure the Backscattering Coefficient bb’’ [PDF]

Mark D. Havey, Old Dominion University
‘‘Induced narrow resonances in two-photon excitation of atomic Cs’’ [PDF]

Zhe He, Texas A&M University
‘‘Towards Surface-Enhanced Imaging with Double-Tip Nanoantennas’’ [PDF]

Jiazhong Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Towards generating entangled spin states for quantum metrology by single-photon detection’’ [PDF]

Wayne Huang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Qaser in an optomechanical system’’ [PDF]

Pankaj Jha, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘Interacting Dark Resonances: From Atoms to Meta-Molecules’’ [PDF]

Pankaj Jha, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘SPASER and Plasmon Laser: Quantum Coherence At Work’’ [PDF]

Amit Joshi, Texas A&M University
‘‘Spontaneous parametric down-conversion using a pulse train’’ [PDF]

Barnabas Kim, Texas A&M University
[Title Not Provided]

Aleksey Korobenko, UBC
‘‘Rotational spectroscopy with an optical centrifuge’’ [PDF]

Haokun Li, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘Robust Photon Interactions in Detuned Optomechanical Cavities’’ [PDF]

Wen-Te Liao, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
‘‘X-Ray Quantum Phase Control Using Nuclear Polaritons’’ [PDF]

Kai-Hong Luo, University of Paderborn, Germany
‘‘Two-color narrowband photon pair source with high brightness based on clustering in a monolithic waveguide resonator’’ [PDF]

Samantha Xuexin Ren, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
‘‘single-photon transport and mechanical NOON state generation in micro cavity optomechanics’’ [PDF]

Stefan Rotter, Vienna University of Technology
‘‘Route from spontaneous decay to complex multimode dynamics in cavity QED’’ [PDF]

Robert Scully, Texas A&M University
‘‘The Agri-Bio-Photonics Research and Technology (ART) Program’’ [PDF]

Yujie Shen, Texas A&M University
[Title Not Provided]

Elodie Strupiechonski, Harvard/Baylor
‘‘Enhancing the gain by quantum coherence in terahertz solid state lasers’’ [PDF]

Li-Lin Tay, National Research Council Canada
‘‘Influence of Nanocluster Geometry on the Local Field Strengths in the Junction Hot-Sites’’ [PDF]

Jonathan Thompson, Texas A&M University
‘‘Amplitude shaping in a phase-modulated spectrum due to nonlinear effects’’ [PDF]

Jonathan Thompson, Texas A&M University
‘‘Imaging of Ultrashort Pulses in the Near-Filament Regime’’ [PDF]

Falk Töppel, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
‘‘Mueller matrix coherent measurement with non-separable classical light’’ [PDF]

Philip A. Vetter, Princeton - TAMU - Baylor
‘‘Solutions to the Mathieu Equation pertaining to Quantum Amplification by Superradiant Emission of Radiation’’ [PDF]

Dmitri Voronine, Texas A&M University
‘‘On the nature of surface-enhanced coherent Raman scattering’’ [PDF]

Dawei Wang, Texas A&M University
‘‘High-frequency Light Reflector via Low-frequency Light Control’’ [PDF]

Luojia Wang, Baylor University
‘‘Amplification of high frequency light in nonlinear metamaterials’’ [PDF]

Joshua J. Weber, University of Wisconsin
‘‘Broadband spectrum generation using continuous-wave molecular modulation’’ [PDF]

Zhenhuan Yi, Texas A&M University
‘‘Radiation from Strongly Pumped High Density Rubidium Vapor’’ [PDF]

Xiaobo Yin, CU Boulder
‘‘Nonlinear Optics at the Edges and Boundaries of Atomic Monolayer’’ [PDF]

Xiwen Zhang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Quantum storage based on spatial chirp of the control field’’ [PDF]

Raheel Zubairy, Texas A&M University
‘‘Fiber Optics in Oil and Gas Industry’’ [PDF]

Last updated: Thu Jan 9 15:10:20 MST 2014