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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 E4: Optical Materials and Devices

Start Time: 09:00, Friday, May 11
Room: TBD
Chaired by Guangrui (Maggie) Xia, University of British Columbia (

  • Magnus Borgström, Lund University (

    Nanowires for tandem junction solar cells

  • Yukio Kawano, Tokyo Institute of Technology (

    Multi-view terahertz imaging with nano-carbon flexible scanners

  • François Léonard, Sandia National Laboratories (

    Inkjet printed terahertz detector

  • Paul McIntyre, Stanford University (

    Nanowire structure luminescence and carrier dynamics in the SiGe, Ge and GeSn systems



  • Peter Bermel, Purdue University (

    Toward an integrated system for compact solar thermophotovoltaic generation

  • Nathaniel Kinsey, Virginia Commonwealth University (

    Applications for emerging materials in nonlinear optics and integrated photonics

  • Cun-Zheng Ning, Arizona State University (

    Nanolasers based on integrated silicon cavity and 2D monolayer gain material

  • Nick Jaeger, University of British Columbia (

    Broadband optical power splitters for integrated photonic circuits using Si metamaterial on an SOI platform

  • Beatrice Fraboni, University of Bologna (

  • Zubin Jacob, University of Alberta (

  • Gary Leach, Simon Fraser University (

  • Muhammad Sayyad, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (

  • Fiorenzo Vetrone, INRS (

  • Ahmet Ali Yanik, University of California, Santa Cruz (


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