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T01) Solid State, Fiber, and Other Laser Sources
Dr. A. AmaniEilanlou (RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan)
Development of an ultrafast thin-disk ring oscillator with an intra-cavity average power higher than 1 kW
Dr. Jiyeon Choi (Korea Ins. of machinery and materials, Korea)
Ultrafast laser materials processing for manufacturing innovation​ 
Prof. Michael Damzen (Imperial College London, U.K.)
Diode-Pumped Alexandrite Laser - a New Prospect for Remote Sensing   
Prof. Yan Feng (SIOM, China)
High power single frequency Raman fiber amplifiers   
Prof. Fumihiko Kannari (Keio Univ., Japan)
Solid-StateLasers Directly Pumped by InGaN Blue/Green Diode Lasers​
Dr. Christian Kränkel (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
Novel lasers in the visible spectral range 
Prof. Yinchieh Lai (Nat`l Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan, Taiwan)
Sub-fs Hybrid Synchronization between Mode-locked Fiber Lasers 
Prof. Richard Mildren (Macquarie Univ., Australia)
Diamond Raman Lasers:Nonlinear optical beam conversion at high average powers​
Dr. Valentin Petrov (Max-Born-Ins., Germany)
Progress in 1-µm Pumped Mid-IR Optical Parametric Oscillators Based on Non-Oxide Nonlinear Crystals   
Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran (Boston Univ., U.S.A.)
High-Energy Nonlinear Optics in Fiber
Prof. Dong-Il Yeom (Ajou Univ., Korea)
Gate-controlled All-fiber Graphene Device and Its Application to Ultrafast Fiber Laser System 
Prof. Zhigang Zhang (Peking Univ., China)
​GHz level fiber laser and frequency comb  
T02) Ultrafast Phenomena and Nonlinear Optics
Prof. Ya Cheng (Shanghai Ins. of Optics and Fine Mechanics,CAS,China, China)
Strong-field-ionization induced air lasers  
Dr. Reika Kanya (Department of Chemistry, School of Sci., the Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
Laser-assisted electron scattering and diffraction in femtosecond intense laser fields 
Prof. KyungTaec Kim (Ins. for Basic Sci. / Gwangju Ins. of Sci. and Tech., Korea)
Measurement and Control of Optical Waveforms  
Prof. Francois Legare (Institut Nat`l de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada)
Frequency domain Optical Parametric Amplification
Prof. Katsumi Midorikawa (RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan)
Observation of attosecond quantum wavepackets in molecules
Prof. Fabien Quere (CEA, France)
Ultrahigh-intensity laser-plasma interactions using structured light fields  
Prof. David Villeneuve (Nat`l Research Council, Canada)
High Harmonics and Attosecond Pulses -- Seeing Inside Molecules 
Prof. Shang-Da Yang (Ins. of Photonics Technologies, Nat`l Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan)
Measurement and Synthesis of Ultrafast Scalar and Vectorial Optical Arbitrary Waveforms​  
Dr. Nan EI Yu (Gwangju Ins. of Sci. and Tech., Korea)
Optical constants measurement of nonlinear crystals for terahertz generation ​
T03) Terahertz Technologies and Applications
Prof. Hyeyoung Ahn (Nat`l Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan, Taiwan)
THz Spectroscopic Analysis of Transparent Conductive Silver NanowireFilms 
Prof. Toshihiko Kiwa (Okayama Univ., Japan)
A terahertz technology for label-free immune assay 
Prof. O-Pil Kwon (Ajou Univ., Korea)
Efficient Broadband THz Wave Generation Based on Organic Phenolic Electro-Optic Crystals    
Prof. Takeshi Nagashima (Setsunan Univ., Japan)
​Terahertz response of electron charge and spin studied by time-domain spectroscopy 
Prof. Makoto Nakajima (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Ultrafast spin spectroscopy for rare-earth orthoferrites and orthochromites by THz pulses
Prof. Tetsuo Sasaki (Shizuoka Univ., Japan)
Continuous Wave Terahertz Signal Generator based on Difference Frequency Generation in Gallium Phosphide developed for industrial applications​ 
Prof. Joo-Hiuk Son (Univ. of Seoul, Korea)
Biomedical science and technology using terahertz waves 
Prof. Koji Suizu (Chiba Instutute of Tech., Japan)
Novel THz-wave detection technique via interaction between optical pumping waves and THz-wave generated by Cherenkov phase matching
T4) High Power, High Energy Lasers
Dr. Juzer Ali Chakera (Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Tech., Indore, India)
Ultra-high Intensity Laser-Matter Interaction Studies at RRCAT, India
Prof. F. Oemer Ilday (Bilkent Univ., Turkey)
To be determined
Dr. Hiromitsu Kiriyama (Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan)
Recent progress on an upgrade of the J-KARENlaser at JAEA
Prof. Xiaoyan Liang (SIOM / CAS, China)
Recent progress andresearch status of petawatt femtosecond lasers in SIOM 
Prof. Jens Limpert (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena, Germany)
Coherent combination of ultrafast laser A path towards high repetition rate Joule-class fs pulses
Prof. krishnamurthy Manchikanti (Tata Ins. of Fundamental Research, India)
Dynamics of Cluster Ionization and Neutral Atom Acceleration
Prof. Noriaki Miyanaga (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Precision Performance for Full-scale Operation of LFEX PW Laser
Prof. Shuji Sakabe (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Strong Electromagnetic Wave Generation and Electron Guidance on a Metal Wire Interacted with Intense Femtosecond Laser Pulses
Prof. Thomas Südmeyer (Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland)
​Ultrafast thin disk lasers: towards intralaser extreme nonlinear optics
Dr. JaeHee Sung (IBS, Korea)
0.1 Hz 4.0 PW Ti:Sapphire Laser at CoReLS​
Dr. Guo Qiang Xie (Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China)
​Progress on Mid-infrared Intense Laser Aiming at 100 TW Peak Power​​
T5) Plasmonics and Metamaterials
Prof. Sunghwan Kim (Ajou Univ., Korea)
Stimuli responsive plasmonic resonator and its sensing application
Prof. Zhaowei Liu (Univ. of california San Diego, U.S.A.)
Light emission enhancement by using patterned multilayer hyperbolic metamaterails
Prof. Ren-Min Ma (Peking Univ., China)
Plasmon Lasers: Development, Features and Applications 
Prof. yongkeun park (KAIST, Korea)
Scattering superlens: near-field focusing and imaging exploiting multiple scattering in turbid media  
Prof. Takuo Tanaka (RIKEN, Japan)
Top-down and bottom-up fabrication techniques for isotropic metamterials 
Prof. Jason Valentine (Vanderbilt Univ., U.S.A.)
All-Dielectric Metasurfaces
Mr. Zi Jing Wong (UC Berkeley, U.S.A.)
Parity-time Optical Metamaterials 
Prof. Lei Zhou (Fudan Univ., China)
Recent advances on metasurfaces  
T6) Laser processing and Innovative Applications
Prof. Lionel Canioni (Universite Bordeaux, France)
Femtosecond laser patterning of plasmonic and nonlinear optical properties in silver-doped  
Prof. Sungho Jeong (GIST, Korea)
High Precision Prediction of Thin Film Composition by LIBS
Prof. Seung Hwan KO (Seoul Nat`l Univ., Korea)
Low temperature laserprocessing for the application in flexible & stretchable electronics 
Prof. Eric Mazur (Harvard Univ., U.S.A.)
Laser doping and texturing of silicon for advanced optoelectronic devices
Prof. Stefan Nolte (Friedrich Schiller Univ. Jena, Germany)
Volume processing oftransparent materials by ultrashort laser pulses: potential and applications (Tutorial)
Prof. Martin Richardson (Univ. of Central Florida, U.S.A.)
Laser Materials Processing Technologies & the Futuer
Dr. Koji Sugioka (RIKEN, Japan)
High performance materials processing using tailored femtosecond laser pulses​​
T7) Optical Metrology and Sensing
Prof. Songnian Fu (Huazhong Univ. of Sci. and Technlogy, China)
Si based Integrated Switchable Mode Convertor
Dr. Haiyong Gan (Nat`l Ins. of Metrology of China, China)
​A Flat Spectral Photon Flux Source for Single Photon Detector Quantum Efficiency Calibration​​
Dr. Jonghan Jin (KRISS, Korea)
Dimensional Metrology for Smart Devices using the Optical Comb of Femtosecond Pulse Lasers 
Prof. DaeWook Kim (College of Optical Sci.s, Univ. of Arizona, U.S.A.)
Extremely Large Freeform Optics Manufacturing and Testing 
Prof. Jungwon Kim (KAIST, Korea)
Ultrahigh-Precision Measurement and Optimization of Timing Jitter in Mode-Locked Lasers    
Prof. KAORU MINOSHIMA (Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Length metrology with ultra-high precision using fiber-basedoptical frequency combs    
Prof. Toshiharu Saiki (Keio Univ., Japan)
Optical Observation of DNA Translocation Dynamics through Solid-State Nanopores
Prof. Shigeki Takeuchi (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Quantum entangled photon sources and  theirapplication to quantum metrology 
Prof. Labao Zhang (Nanjing Univ., China)
High efficiency single photon detection with optimized SNSPD and compressed beam    
T8) Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics, and Quantum Information
Dr. Warwick Bowen (Univ. of Queensland, Australia)
Quantum optomechanics / Superfluid optomechanics (Tutorial)
Dr. Barak Dayan (Weizmann Ins. of Sci., Israel)
Demonstration of Deterministic Photon-Photon Interactions with a Single Atom
Prof. David Kielpinski (Griffith Univ., Australia)
Monolithic optical integration for scalable trapped-ion quantum information processing
Prof. Masato Koashi (The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
Round-robindifferential-phase-shift QKD protocol 
Prof. Geoff Pryde (Griffith Univ., Australia)
Advances in photonic remote entanglement sharing
Prof. Tim Ralph (Univ. of Queensland, Australia)
New directions in optical quantum computing
Prof. Yong-il Shin (Seoul Nat`l Univ., Korea)
Vortex Pair Creation and Annihilation in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
Prof. Shigeki Takeuchi (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Quantum state estimation and discrimination 
Prof. ITEA. YU (Nat`l Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan)
Slow, Stored, and Stationary Light for the Applications in Low-Light-Level Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Memory 
T9) Nitrides, Other Widegap Semiconductors
Dr. Julien Brault (CRHEA-CNRS, France)
​III-Nitride Quantum Dot Based Light Emitting Diodes for UV emission​​
Prof. Yasufumi FUJIWARA (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Drastic enhancement of Eu emission from red light-emitting Eu-doped GaN in a microcavity 
Prof. Sergey Ivanov (Ioffe Physical-Technical Ins., Russia)
True Green and Yellow Low-Threshold II-VI Laser Heterostructures for II-VI/III-N Laser Diode Converters 
Prof. Motoaki Iwaya (Meijo Univ., Japan)
Extremely low-resistivity and high-carrier-concentration Si-doped AlGaN with low AlN molar fraction for improvement of wall plug efficiency of nitride-based LED
Prof. Tae Geun Kim (Korea Univ., Korea)
Nitride-based light-emitting diodes using conducting filament embedded TCO
Prof. Tien-chang Lu (Nat`l Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan, Taiwan)
ZnO microcavitypolariton lasers 
Prof. Sang Ho Oh (POSTECH, Korea)
Two-dimensional Mapping of Strain and Piezoelectric Polarization in InGaN/GaN MQWs by Electron Dark-field Holography
Prof. Kazuyuki Tadatomo (Yamaguchi Univ., Japan)
Growth of Semipolar GaN Substrates by Hydride Vapor Phase Epitaxy on Patterned Sapphire Substrate
Prof. Lai Wang (Tsinghua Univ., China)
Growth of Light-EmittingDevices based on InGaN Quantum Dots by MOVPE​
Prof. Yuh-Renn Wu (Graduate Ins. of Photonics and Optoelectronics, and Department of Electrical Engineering, Natio, Taiwan)
Study of Percolation Transport in the InGaN/AlGaN  LEDs with Random Alloy Fluctuation
T10) Micro and Nanophotonics
Prof. Ritesh Argawal (Univ. of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
To be determined
Prof. Wonshik Choi (Korea Univ., Korea)
Photonics beyond multiple light scattering
Prof. Shanhui Fan (Stanford Univ., U.S.A.)
To be determined (Tutorial)
Prof. Mercedeh Khajavikhan (Univ. of Central Florida, U.S.A.)
To be determined
Prof. Evgenii Narimanov (Purdue Univ., U.S.A.)
Photonic Hyper-crystals  
Dr. Sang Soon Oh (Imperial College London, U.K.)
Localized toroidal dipole moment of spoof surface plasmon polaritons ​   
T11) Biophotonics and Applications
Prof. Shi-Wei Chu (Nat`l Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)
Superresolutionimaging based on nonlinearities of plasmonic scattering
Prof. Katsumasa Fujita (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Visible-wavelength two-photon excitation microscopy
Prof. Beop-Min Kim (Korea Univ., Korea)
To be determined
Prof. Donghyun Kim (Yonsei Univ., Korea)
Extraordinary light transmission for super-resolved axial imaging​  
Prof. Da Xing (South China Normal Univ., China)
IntravascularPhotoacoustic Tomography for Characterization of Atherosclerotic Lipid andInflammation​
Prof. Chris Xu (Cornell Univ., Korea)
In Vivo Multiphoton Imaging of Mouse Brain
T12) Semiconductor and Intergrated Optical Devices
Dr. Hiroshi Fukuda (NTT, Japan)
Silicon Photonic Integration Platform for Optical Communications and Other Applications
Prof. Yong-Zhen Huang (Ins. of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sci.s, China)
High Speed Modulation Characteristics for Semiconductor Microdisk Lasers     
Prof. Hyeon-min Bae (KAIST, Korea)
A Fully AnalogElectronic Dispersion Compensator for 10-Gb/s Directly Modulated Distributed-FeedbackLasers
Prof. Jifeng Liu (Dartmouth College, U.S.A.)
Direct Gap GeSn Optical Gain Media Towards Monolithic 3D Photonic Integration  
Prof. James A. Lott (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
Nanophotonics for Future Data Communication and Ethernet Networks           
Dr. David Marpaung (Univ. of Sydney, Australia)
Material Platforms for Nonlinear Integrated Microwave Photonics  
Prof. Ken Morito (PETRA, Japan)
Silicon-Photonics Devices for Chip to Chip Communications
Dr. Toshikazu Mukaihara (Furukawa Electric, Japan)
Narrow Linewidth Tunable Lasers for Digital Coherent System
Dr. Hyundai Park (Aurrion, U.S.A.)
Heterogeneous integration of silicon photonic devices and integrated circuits  
Dr. FranciscoM. Soares (Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz Ins., Germany)
Development of a Versatile InP-Based Photonic based on Butt-Joint Integratio​n
Prof. Yun-Feng Xiao (Peking Univ., China)
Ultrahigh-Q asymmetricmicrocavity photonics on a silicon chip​  
T13) Display, Storage, and Applications
Dr. Hoonjong Kang (Korea Electronics Tech. Ins., Korea)
3D color holographic imaging by wavefront printing  
Prof. Hak-Rin Kim (Kyungpook Nat`l Univ., Korea)
Switchable Liquid Crystal lens for 3D applications​  
Dr. Kun Liu (Tianjin Univ., China)
Intelligent Video Surveillance System based on Distributed Fiber Vibration Sensing Technique   
Dr. Tomohiro Shirai (AIST, Japan)
Classical Imaging Seasoned with Quantum Concepts 
Prof. Yikai Su (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China)
Video-rate color holographic displays using doped liquid crystals 
Dr. Peter Tsang (City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Encryption and Data Embedding of Error Diffusion Hologram 
Prof. Yongtian Wang (Beijing Ins. of Tech., China)
Highly immersive head-mounted displays based on aspherical and freeform optics 
Prof. Shunsuke Yoshida (NICT, Japan)
fvision: Interactive Glasses-free 3D Images Floating on a Flat Tabletop Surface