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Emerging Technologies 2018 Session Listing

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We plan to have a firm program available no later than February 5, 2018.

Session C3: Optics and Photonics

Start Time: 13:30, Thursday, May 10
Room: TBD
Chaired by Sudip Shekhar, University of British Columbia (

  • Antonio Agresti, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata" (

    Perovskite and 2D materials: a winning paradigm for new generation photovoltaics

  • Lukas Chrostowski, University of British Columbia (

    Sub-wavelength silicon photonics and applications

  • Hengky Chandrahalim, Air Force Institute of Technology (

    Sustainable whispering-gallery ring laser sensors

  • Pablo Bianucci, Concordia University (

    A topological nanobeam microcavity

  • Harry van der Graaf, National Institute for Subatomic Physics (

    New developments in the detection of single soft photons

  • Boris Mizaikoff, Universität Ulm (

    Mid-infrared photonics: towards IR-lab-on-chip systems



  • Dieter Bimberg, Technische Universität Berlin ( with J.A.Lott and G. Larisch

    Surface emitting lasers for a green internet

  • Douglas M. Gill, IBM (

    Making short reach link transmitter Figure of Merits cognizant of transmission format

  • Daniel Amkreutz, Institut für Silizium-Photovoltaik (

  • Abderraouf Boucherif, Canada-3IT (

  • Jonathan Bradley, McMaster University (

  • Andy Knights, McMaster University (

  • Zhaojun Liu, SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering (

  • Alessandro Morgera, Università degli Studi di Trieste (

  • Rusli, Nanyang Technological University (


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