Lectures & Talks

December

Diffractive Optical Networks & Computational Imaging Without a Computer

Virtual Lecture


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We will discuss diffractive optical networks designed by deep learning to all-optically implement various complex…

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November

October

Towards integrated optical gyroscopes

Hybrid Lecture


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Counter-propagating lightwaves within a closed rotating loop enable rotation measurement as a result of the Sagnac…

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September

IMPRS Monthly Meeting

Title: Recent progress in quantum optical coherence tomography and in sub-MHz photon pair generation

Time and Place: Thursday September 30th, 2021, 3…

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IMPRS Monthly Meeting

Title: Theory and modelling of Brillouin interactions in high-contrast materials

Time and Place: Wednesday September 22nd, 2021, 9:15 am, Hybrid…

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August

July

Frequency Comb Development for the Extremely Large Telescope

Virtual Lecture


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I discuss the underpinning comb technology and the prospects for addressing the 0.37–2.5-µm range demanded by HIRES, the…

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The Revolution of Silicon Photonics

Virtual Lecture


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In the past decade the photonic community witnessed a complete transformation of optics. We went from being able to…

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Comparing Optical and Acoustic Trapping for Biomedical Applications

Hybrid Lecture


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Many biomedical investigations require to move, stretch or mechanically probe a biomedical sample by exerting controlled…

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June

IMPRS Monthly Meeting June

Title:  Ultrafast light for and from graphene 

Time and Place: Tuesday June 8th, 2021, 3 pm, Virtual Meeting

Speaker:  Dr. Klaas-Jan Tielrooij…

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May

IMPRS Monthly Meeting May

Title:  Our personal experience about finding a job (alumni talks)

Time and Place: Friday May 28th, 2021, 2 pm, Virtual Meeting

Speaker:  Two former…

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Non-linear integrated quantum optics with pulsed light

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


Abstract:

Quantum technologies promise a change of paradigm for many fields of application, for…

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DLS Special: Three decades riding the photonic crystal fibre wave

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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Thirty years ago I proposed that a hair-thin glass fibre perforated along its length with…

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April

IMPRS Monthly Meeting April

Title:  Machine Learning of Physics Theories

Time and Place: Thursday April 29th, 2021, 5:30 pm, Virtual Meeting

Speaker:  Dr. Tailin Wu (Stanford…

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Towards a blueprint for a quantum internet

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


Abstract:

Building the first large-scale quantum network is a highly challenging endeavor. Not only…

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Ultrafast Measurements and Extreme Events in Nonlinear Fibre Optics

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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The year 2021 represents 60 years since the birth of nonlinear optics, and with continued…

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March

IMPRS Monthly Meeting March

Title:  Fundamental Limits in Computational 3D Imaging – From Novel 3D Cameras to Looking around Corners

Time and Place: Wednesday March 24th, 2021,…

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February

Translational biophotonics – from ideas to instruments

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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The use of optical approaches outside specialized laboratories directly at the end user…

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January

Photonic Chip based Frequency Combs

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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The development of optical frequency combs1, and notably self-referencing, has…

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IMPRS Monthly Meeting January

Title:  Simulation of Solid-State Lasers and Amplifiers

Time and Place: Thursday January 28th, 2021, 10 am, Virtual Meeting

Speaker:  Prof. Dr.…

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Quantum mechanics in the negative mass reference frame

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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According to textbook quantum mechanics, a measurement of the position of an object…

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December

Programming Complexity: Large-Scale Photonics for Quantum Information and Machine Learning

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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After several decades of intensive theoretical and experimental efforts, the field of…

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IMPRS Christmas Gathering

Time and Place: Monday December 14th, 2020, 5 pm, Virtual Meeting

Organization: Jasmin Graf

What:

Christmas poster session

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November

Graphene Terahertz Photonics

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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Graphene is an attractive candidate for many optoelectronic applications because of its…

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Scalable photonics: an optimized approach

Virtual Lecture

Lecture available on YouTube


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Classical and quantum photonics with superior properties can be implemented in a variety…

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Biophysics of protein aggregation

Professor Dr. Tuomas Knowles, University of Cambridge, UK
Virtual Lecture


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This talk describes our efforts to elucidate the molecular…

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IMPRS Monthly Meeting November

... and soft skill course

Title:  MPCDF Online Course on "Python for HPC"

Time and Place: November 11th-13th, 2020 , Virtual Seminar

Organization:

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October

September

IMPRS Monthly Meeting September

Title: Hot atom quantum optics

Time and Place: Monday, September 14, 2020, 10 am, Virtual Meeting

Speaker:  Dr. Robert Löw, 5th Institute of…

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August

IMPRS Monthly Meeting August

Title: Physics Improv

Time and Place: Monday, August 10th, Virtual Meeting

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Florian Marquardt

Organization: Jasmin Graf, MPL

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July

IMPRS Monthly Meeting July

Title: Probing plasmons with photons and electrons

Time and Place: Wednesday July 8th, 2020, 10:00 am

Speaker: Dr. Joachim Krenn, Nano-Optics…

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June

IMPRS Monthly Meeting June

Title: Experience of an IMPRS-Alumni on the Job Market

Time and Place: Friday, June 26th

Speaker: Dr. Pooria Hosseini

Organization: Sona Davtyan,…

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May

IMPRS Monthly Meeting in Jena

Cancelled!

Title: Quantum Imaging

Time and Place: Thursday, May 14th, 2020; Jena

Speaker: Dr. Markus Gräfe, IOF

Organization: Thorsten Albert…

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April

March

IMPRS Monthly Meeting

Title: Entangled two-photon absorption spectroscopy

Time and Place: Monday, March 2nd 2020, 11:00 am, Bibliothek A.2.500, MPL, Staudtstr. 2

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February

January

IMPRS Monthly Meeting

Title: Recording ultrafast signals using temporal imaging and time-stretch ADCs

Time, place: 14:00, Friday, January 24th, 2020
; Leuchs-Russell…

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Flat Optics based on Metasurfaces

Professor Federico Capasso, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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Subwave…

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December

IMPRS Christmas Meeting

Title: IMPRS/OSA joint Christmas Gathering

Time and Place: Friday, December 6th, 2019; Erlangen Christmas Market

Organization: Mallika Irene Suresh,…

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IMPRS Monthly Meeting

Title: Innovative Approaches for Improved 3-d Visualization of Cerebrovascular Pathologies

Time and Place: Friday, December 6th, 2019; Bibliothek…

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November

Evolutionary Photonics: natural designs for manipulating the flow of light and colour

Professor Pete Vukusic, University of Exeter, UK
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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The study of…

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Learning, neural networks and optics

Professor Demetri Psaltis, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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Engineering multipartite entanglement in nonlinear photonic crystals

Prof. Alessandra Gatti, Università dell’ Insubria, Como, Italy
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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This…

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Many-body optical excitations in solid-state systems

Professor Atac Imamoglu, Institute of Quantum Electronics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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October

On a problem of quantum interface between light and neutral atoms in dipole traps

Dr. Leonid Gerasimov, Quantum Technologies Center, MSU, St. Petersburg, Russia
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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IMPRS Monthly Meeting

Title: Can we extrapolate? Deep learning for equation identification from data.

Time, place: Friday, 4 October 2019, 14:00; Bibliothek A.2.500, MPL,…

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September

Metaphotonics and metasurfaces with Mie resonances

Prof Yuri Kivshar, Nonlinear Physics Center, Australian National University, Canberra
Leuchs-Russell-Auditorium, Staudtstr. 2
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Enhanced fluorescence from color centers via channeling through a diamond pyramid

Dr. Leonid Krivitsky, A-Star, Singapore
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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Abstract:
We study silicon-vacancy…

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Operational quantum tomography

Olivia Di Matteo, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, Staudtstr. 2


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As quantum processors become…

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Time-stamping single photons with nanosecond resolution for Quantum Information Science applications

Dr. Andrei Nomerotski, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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Mechanical forces in biology – On the physics of cells, gels and tissues

Stefan Münster, PhD - Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstraße 2
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Investigating biological materials at the mesoscale

Louise Jawerth, PhD, Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstraße 2
Loca…

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On-chip modular hybrid plasmonics

Dr. Alessandro Tuniz, University of Sydney, Australia
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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In this talk I…

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August

Femtosecond Laser Inscription of Integrated Diamond Quantum Photonics

Dr Vibhav Bharadwaj, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Library, A.2.500, Staudtstr. 2
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Apart from the outstanding…

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Propagation and Inelastic Scattering of Light Involving 2D Materials

Prof Christian Wolff, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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July

Mixing microwave and light: up-conversion and frequency combs

Dr Harald Schwefel, The Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies and Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

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Spatio-temporal Optical Vortices

Professor Howard Milchberg, Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
Seminar room,…

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Recent trends in nonlinear optics and photonics: A mathematical modeling perspective

Professor Alejandro Aceves, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA
Library, A.2.500, Staudtstr. 2
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June

Frontiers in nonlinear nanophotonic circuits

Prof. Benjamin Eggleton, The University of Sydney Nano Institute, Sydney, Australia
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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IMPRS monthly meeting

Title: Metamaterial platforms for nonlinear optics, imaging and biophotonic applications

Time and Place: Wednesday June 26th, 1:00 p.m.;…

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IMPRS monthly meeting

Title: Testing the foundations of quantum mechanics with multi-path interferometers

Time and Place: Tuesday June 18th, 10:00 a.m.; SRLP 0.179 at…

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Solid-State Quantum Emitters: Old Friends & New

Speaker:
Professor Mete Atature, Cambridge University, UK
Leuchs-Russell Auditorium, A.1.500, Staudtstr. 2
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Optically…

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May

How to shrink Accelerators and Light Sources?

Professor Dr.-Ing. Franz X. Kärtner, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg, Department of Physics &…

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IMPRS monthly meeting in Jena

Time and Place: Thursday May 23rd, day trip to Jena

Title of talk: Digital holography: The (almost) complete picture of light

Speaker: Dr. Bryan…

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Ripples from the Dark Side of the Universe

Professor Sir James Hough FRS
Associate Director, Institute for Gravitational Research, University of Glasgow, UK
Seminar room, A.1.500


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April

IMPRS monthly meeting

Title: X-ray quantum optics with Mössbauer nuclei

Time and Place: Wednesday April 24th, 2:15 p.m.; SRLP (00.179) at Staudtstraße 1

Speaker: Prof.…

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March

IMPRS monthly meeting

Title: Thermalization in quantum spin models: A semi-classical perspective

Time and Place: Thursday March 21st, 3:00 p.m.; MPL library (2nd floor)

S…

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An introduction to conventional particle accelerators, and paths towards tomorrow's

Dr Francois Lemery, DESY, Hamburg
Seminar room, A.1.500


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Particle accelerators have become invaluable tools for the exploration of…

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February

IMPRS monthly meeting

Title: Real or Fabricated? Detecting Manipulations in Images and Videos

Time and Place: Thursday February 28th, 10 a.m.; blue building/sky scraper,…

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IMPRS monthly meeting

Title: The world of the microchip

Time and Place: Feb. 8th, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, MPL library

Speaker: Dr. Ying-Jen Chen (ASML, The Netherlands)

Orga…

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January


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