Del Mar Photonics

Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications Topical Meeting and Tabletop Exhibit nlo

July 30ľAugust 3, 2007
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa Kona, Hawaii

Other events: 25th Annual Kilauea Volcano Runs: 26.2 mile Volcano Marathon, 10 mile Rim Run, 5 mile Kilauea Caldera Run

Introductory flight for student pilot - misc

Invited Speakers


MA1, Quantum Control with Classical Pulses and Photons, Yaron Silberberg; Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel.

ThA1, Clocks, Combs and Optical Arbitrary-Waveform Generators, Erich Ippen; MIT, USA.

TuA1, Opportunities in Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy, Yuen-Ron Shen; Physics Dept., Univ. of California at Berkeley, USA.

Invited Speakers

WD2, Photonic-Crystal Nanocavities and Their Applications, Susumu Noda; Kyoto Univ., Japan.

WD3, Nonlinear Optical Processes in Photonic Crystal Microcavities, Jelena Vuckovic; Stanford Univ., USA.

ThA2   Advances in Femtosecond Fiber Lasers, Frank Wise; Cornell Univ., USA.

ThB1, Attosecond X-Ray Photonics: All-Optical Quasi-Phase Matching for High Harmonic Generation, Oren Cohen, Xiaoshi Zhang, Amy Lytle, Henry Kapteyn, Margaret Murnane; JILA, Univ. of Colorado, USA.

ThB3, Xe Plasma Generated by a Cavity Enhanced Yb-Similariton Laser Based Fiber Frequency Comb, Ingmar Hartl1, A. Marcinkevicius1, M. E. Fermann1, T. R. Schibli2, D. D. Hudson2, D. C. Yost2, J. Ye2; 1IMRA America, Inc., USA, 2NIST and Univ. of Colorado, USA.

ThB5, Compact 0.56 Petawatt Laser System Based on OPCPA,   Efim A. Khazanov, V. V. Lozhkarev, G. I. Friedman, V. N. Ginzberg, E. V. Katin, A. V. Kirsanov, G. A. Luchinin, A. N. Mal'shakov, M. A. Matryanov, O/V. Palashov, A. K. Poteomkin, A. M. Sergeev, A. A. Shaykin, I. V. Yakovlev; Inst. of Applied Physics, Russian Federation.

FA1, High Intensity Fiber Lasers: From EUV Lithography to Hard X-Ray Generation, Almantas Galvanauskas; Univ. of Michigan, USA.

FA6, Nonlinear Optical Microscopy: From Imaging Molecular Dynamics to Blood Flow in Living Systems, Jeffrey Squier1, Dawn Schafer1, Rob Applegate1, Ramon Carriles1, Wafa Amir1, David Marr1, Ralph Jimenez2, Emily Gibson1, Michiel Muller3; 1Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2Univ. of Colorado, USA, 3Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

FB1, Nonlinear Opto-Mechanics Using Radiation Pressure in Micro-Cavities, Kerry Vahala1, Tal Carmon1, Tobias Kippenberg2, Mani Hosein Zadeh1; 1Caltech, USA, 2Max Planck Inst. fur Quantenoptik, Germany.

FB3, Optical Frequency Comb Generation from a Monolithic Micro-Resonator via the Kerr Nonlinearity, Pascal Del'Haye, Albert Schliesser, Tobias Wilken, Ronald Holzwarth, Tobias Kippenberg; Max-Planck-Inst. for Quantum Optics, Germany.


Lithium Niobate

(MB6) Background-Free Collinear Autocorrelation and Frequency-Resolved Optical Gating Using Mode Multiplexing and Demultiplexing in Reverse-Proton-Exchange Aperiodically Poled Lithium Niobate Waveguides
Carsten Langrock, Martin M. Fejer; Stanford Univ., USA.
We use mode multiplexing in periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides to characterize picosecond optical pulses in a collinear but background-free way using autocorrelation and second harmonic frequency resolved optical gating. Oral Session
MB. Ultrafast Nonlinear Optics
(TuB5) Influence of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Defects on the Recombination Behavior of Light-Induced Hole Polarons Bettina Schoke, Christoph Merschjann, Stefan Torbrügge, Mirco Imlau, Michael Rohlfing; Univ. of Osnabrueck, Germany. Oral Session
TuB. Nonlinear and Terahertz Spectroscopy
(WE35) Study on the Field-Poling Dynamics in Mg-Doped LiNbO3 and LiTaO3 Hideki Ishizuki, Takunori Taira; Laser Res. Ctr., Inst. for Molecular Science, Japan. Poster Session
WE. NLO Poster Session
(FA3) High-Energy, Narrow-Bandwidth Periodically Poled MgO:LiNbO3 Optical Parametric Oscillator with a Volume Bragg Grating Jiro Saikawa1, Masaaki Fujii1, Hideki Ishizuki2, Takunori Taira2; 1Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan, 2Inst. for Molecular Science, Japan. Oral Session
FA. Novel Sources and Applications