Photonic Metamaterials (OP)

This group provides a forum for those working on problems related to fundamental and applied aspects of waves in random and periodically nanostructured materials as well as plasmonics. Random media encompasses transmission through, scattering from, and imaging in turbulent and static disordered media as well as the statistical nature of wave propagation and its connection to photon diffusion and localization. Partial coherence, coherent backscattering, temporal, spectral and spatial correlation within the speckle pattern, and random lasing are important topics in this area. The focus on periodic media is exciting because such nano-fabricated structures enable photonic engineering of metamaterials with novel properties. Examples include left-handed materials, negative index materials and photonic and plasmonic bandgap materials. These structured materials allow the control of spontaneous emission and lasing. Other areas of interest include plasmonic nanomaterials, transmission through voids in metallic surfaces, and scattering from metal dielectric surfaces. Optical enhancements in metallic and dielectric systems and their applications to photon guiding and sensing are also important.

Name Affiliation Title
Mikhail Noginov Norfolk State University Chair

The 2nd International Conference on Enhanced Spectroscopy

October 12 - October 15 2015
Messina, Italy

IX International Conference Optics-2015

October 12 - October 16 2015
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg,

2nd International Conference on Opto-Electronics and Applied Optics, 2015

October 16 - October 17 2015
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, India

Frontiers in Optics: The 99th OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit/Laser Science XXXI

October 18 - October 22 2015
Fairmont San Jose, San Jose, California, USA

The 20th Microoptics Conference

October 25 - October 28 2015
Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
Join us in San Jose, California, from 18 – 22 October for our annual meeting, Frontiers in Optics. Several OSA Technical Groups will be hosting special events at this year's meeting, providing you with a great opportunity to connect with colleagues in your field.
Read the blog from the Topological Order with Photons Incubator.

Join us at the OSA Light, Energy and Environment Congress in Suzhou, China! Submit your postdeadline paper by 14 October 2015, 12:00 EDT.