CLEO® / Europe-EQEC 2017
Welcome to the largest gathering of optics and photonics researchers and engineers organized in Europe.
2017 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO® / Europe-EQEC) is organized by EPS, OSA and IEEE Photonics Society
The 2017 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / Europe and the European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO® / Europe-EQEC) will feature the largest, most comprehensive and prestigious gathering of optics and photonics researchers and engineers organised in Europe.
CLEO® / Europe will showcase the latest developments in a wide range of laser and photonics areas including laser source development, materials, ultrafast science, fibre optics, nonlinear optics, terahertz sources, high-field physics, optical telecommunications, nanophotonics, biophotonics and laser material processsing.
EQEC will feature the fundamentals of quantum optics, quantum information and communication, ultracold quantum matter, precision metrology, ultrafast optical science, nonlinear phenomena and self-organization, plasmonics and metamaterials, fundamental nanooptics, two-dimensional materials and theoretical and computational photonics.
CLEO®/Europe 2017 Topics
| CA - Solid-state Lasers
Chair: Valdas Pasiskevicius, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology (SE)
| CB - Semiconductor Lasers
Chair: Maria Ana Cataluna, University of Dundee (UK)
| CC - Terahertz Sources and Applications
Chair: Thomas Dekorsy, University of Konstanz (DE)
| CD - Applications of Nonlinear Optics
Chair: Concita Sibilia, Università di Roma “La Sapienza” (IT)
| CE - Optical Materials, Fabrication and Characterisation
Chair: Pier Sazio, University of Southampton (UK)
| CF - Ultrafast Optical Technologies
Chair: Hans-Jakob Woerner, ETH Zürich (CH)
| CG - High-Field Laser and Attosecond Science
Chair: Lukas Gallmann, University of Bern (CH)
| CH - Optical Sensing and Metrology
Chair: Marian Marciniak, National Institute of Telecommunications (PL)
| CI - Optical Technologies for Communications and Data Storage
Chair: Erwan Pincemin, Orange Labs Networks (FR)
| CJ - Fibre and Guided Wave Lasers and Amplifiers
Chair: Ammar Hideur, Université de Rouen (FR)
| CK - Micro- and Nano-Photonics
Chair: Tapio Niemi, Tampere University of Technology (FI)
| CL - Photonic Applications in Biology and Medicine
Chair: Thomas Huser, University of Bielefeld (DE)
| CM - Materials Processing with Lasers
Chair: Roberto Osellame, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
EQEC 2017 Topics
| EA - Quantum Optics
Chair: Markus Hennrich, Stockholm University (SE)
| EB - Quantum Information, Communication, and Sensing
Chair: Gregor Weihs, University of Innsbruck (AT)
| EC - Ultracold Quantum Matter and Quantum Simulation
Chair: Olivier Dulieu, Laboratoire Aimé Cotton (FR)
| ED - Precision Metrology and Frequency Combs
Chair: Thomas Udem, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (DE)
| EE - Ultrafast Optical Science
Chair: Goëry Genty, Tampere University of Technology (FI)
| EF - Nonlinear Phenomena, Solitons and Self-organization
Chair: Andrei Vladimirov, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (DE)
| EG – Light-matter Interactions at the Nano-scale
Chair: Mario Agio, University of Siegen (DE)
| EH – Plasmonics and Metamaterials
Chair: Jérôme Wenger, Institut Fresnel, Aix-Marseille University (FR)
| EI - Two-dimensional Materials
Chair: Thomas Mueller, Vienna University of Technology (AT)
| EJ – Theoretical and Computational Photonics
Chair: Stefan Skupin, CELIA, Université Bordeaux (FR)
CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2017 Joint Symposia Topics
| JS1 - Free Electron Lasers and Applications
Thomas Tschentscher, European XFEL GmbH (DE)
Christoph Bostedt, Northwestern University (USA)
| JS2 - Advanced Microscopy and Nanoscopy
Melike Lakadamyali, ICFO, Castelldefels (ES)
Pietro Ferraro, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (IT)
| JS3 - Photonics in Cancer Detection and Therapy
Katia Parodi, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (DE)
Nick Stone, University of Exeter (UK)
| JS4 - Optics of Topological Insulators
Alberto Amo, CNRS - Laboratoire de Photonique et Nanostructure (FR)
Alexander Szameit, Institute of Applied Physics (DE)
| JS5 - Perovskite Optoelectronics
Annamaria Petrozza, Istituto Italiano di Technologia (IT)
X.Y. Zhu, Columbia University (USA)
|CLEO®/Europe-EQEC creates a unique forum where participants can obtain informative over-views and discuss recent advances on a wide range of topics, from fundamental light-matter interaction and new sources of coherent light to technology development, system engineering and various applications of photonics. CLEO®/Europe-EQEC targets university and industry scientists and researchers as well as students and graduates.|
|Particular highlights of the 2017 program will be a series of special symposia that will survey recent advances in the emerging areas of Free electron lasers and applications; Advanced microscopy and nanoscopy; Photonics in cancer detection and therapy; Optics of topological insulators; Perovskite Optoelectronics|
Plenary Speakers & Invited Speakers
| CLEO®/Europe 2017 Plenary Speaker
From Optical Fibre to Amplifiers and high Power Laser
David Payne, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton (UK)
| EQEC 2017 Plenary Speaker
Ferenc Krausz, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Division of Attosecond Physics (DE)
| World of Photonic Congress 2017 Plenary Speaker
„Photons, Spins and Carats: The quest for the ultimate quantum machine“ (Working title)
Jörg Wrachtrup, University of Stuttgart (DE)
Prizes and Awards
|A series of prestigious prizes and awards will be presented in a special Plenary Ceremony during CLEO® / Europe-EQEC 2017 to take place on Tuesday morning, June 27, 2017:|
| The EPS Quantum Electronics Prizes:
These are the two senior EPS/QEOD Prizes (one for fundamental, one for applied aspects) awarded for outstanding contributions to quantum electronics and optics.
| The Fresnel Prizes:
These are the two EPS/QEOD Prizes awarded for outstanding contributions to quantum elec-tronics and optics made by young scientists before the age of 35 (as of December 31st, 2017). There is one Prize for fundamental aspects and one for applied aspects.
| The EPS QEOD Thesis Prizes:
Since 2007 up to four EPS/QEOD Thesis Prizes are also awarded to reward excellence in PhD research and scientific communication in the area of quantum electronics and optics relating to PhD thesis work submitted in the two years prior to the conference. These Prizes are awarded for fundamental and applied aspects.
| The Herbert Walther Award:
Herbert Walther award to recognize distinguished contributions in quantum optics and atomic physics as well as leadership in the international scientific community.
| CLEO®/Europe and EQEC 2017 will be offering an expanded short course program covering a wide range of exciting topics in photonics and laser technology.
The courses are open to attendees of the World of Photonics Congress and LASER World of PHOTONICS Exhibition subject to payment of the course fee.
|Guided laboratory tours through selected Munich (Garching) Laser Laboratories are scheduled to take place on Friday.|
|The conference dinner is scheduled on Tuesday evening 27 June 2017 at the famous "Löwenbräukeller".|
|Travel Grant Student Awards will be proposed by the Quantum Electronics & Optics Division of EPS.|
| CLEO®/Europe General Chairs
Giulio Cerullo, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Valerio Pruneri, The Institute of Photonic Sciences & ICREA (Spain)
| EQEC General Chairs
Thorsten Ackemann, Strathclyde University (United Kingdom)
Christine Silberhorn, Universität Paderborn (Germany)
| CLEO®/Europe Program Chairs
Trevor Benson, University of Nottingham (United Kingdom)
Matthias Kling, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Germany)
| EQEC Program Chairs
Massimo Giudici, Institut Non Linéaire de Nice (France)
Stephan Götzinger, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (Germany)
| CLEO®/Europe-EQEC Local Chair
Jörg Schreiber, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics (Germany)
About the organizers
|CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2017 is organized by the European Physical Society (EPS) and sponsored by the EPS Quantum Electronics and Optics Division, the Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society.|
| About European Physical Society
Since 1968, the European Physical Society (EPS) has provided a forum for physicists from around Europe to meet and develop activities. Ranging from community building to promoting scientific excellence, from sponsoring the next generation of leaders in physics to policy input, the EPS welcomes all interested and motivated physicists to become members.
For more information, visit eps.org.
| About The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is a leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and entrepreneurs who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts.
For more information, visit osa.org.
| About IEEE Photonics Society
The IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) is the professional home for a global network of scientists and engineers who represent the laser, optoelectronics and photonics community. IPS provides its members with professional growth opportunities, publishes journals, sponsors conferences and supports local chapter and student activities around the world.
For more information, visit photonicssociety.org.