Optical Sensors (Sensors)

27 June - 01 July 2015
Omni Parker House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Invited Speakers

Kazuro Kikuchi, The University of Tokyo, Japan, The Past, Present, and Future of Coherent Optical Communications, Plenary

Roel Baets, Universiteit Gent, Belgium, Brillouin and Raman Scattering in Silicon and Siliconnitride Photonic Integrated Circuits, Plenary


Jacques Albert, Carleton University, Canada, Biochemical Limits of Detection with Near Infrared Surface Waves on Optical Fibers, Invited

Cedric Blanchard, Institut d'Optique Graduate School, France, Directional and Selective Mid-Infrared Thermal Emitters for Sensing Applications, Invited

Brian Cunningham, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, Biosensing Lasers using External Cavities Coupled with Photonic and Plasmonic Crystals, Invited

Guy-Maël De Naurois, Harvard University, United States, Mid-IR Fiberoptic Sensing and Mode Control in Distributed Feedback Quantum Cascade Laser, Invited

K. Grattan, City University, United Kingdom, Optical Fibre Sensors Designed to Meet Safety and Security Applications in Industry, Invited

Xin Guo, Zhejiang University, China, Metal Nanowire for Plasmonic Sensing, Invited

Qing Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, Terahertz Laser Frequency Combs, Invited

Chongjun Jin, Sun Yat-Sen University, China, Double-layered Gold Gratings as Refractive Index Sensors with Ultrahigh Figure of Merits, Invited

Kwang Jo Lee, Kyung Hee University, South Korea, In-Fiber Acousto-Optic Tunable Gratings for Sensing Applications, Invited

Jose-Miguel Lopez-Higuera, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain, Optical Sensors: A Comprehensive Approach, Invited

Cicero Martelli, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do PR, Brazil, Optical Fiber Sensors: The Last Step Towards Mainstream, Invited

Jean-François Masson, Universite de Montreal, Canada, 2D Plasmonic Nanostructures for Biosensing, Invited

Daniel Mittleman, Rice University, United States, THz Parallel-Plate Waveguides with Resonant Cavities, Invited

Keith Nelson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, Invited

Kumar Patel, Pranalytica Inc, United States, Invited

Gang-Ding Peng, University of New South Wales, Australia, Polymer Fibre Bragg Gratings and Sensing, Invited

Qimin Quan, Harvard University, United States, Biosensing with Photonic and Plasmonic Nanocavities, Invited

Misha Sumetsky, Aston University, United Kingdom, Surface Nanoscale Axial Photonics Sensors, Invited

Masahiko Tani, University of Fukui, Japan, Non-collinear Electro-optic Sampling Techniques for Efficient Detection of THz Radiation, Invited

Miriam Vitiello, Italy, Room Temperature Terahertz Photodetectors Based on Two-dimensional Nanomaterials, Invited

Frank Vollmer, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany, Advances in Single Molecule Biosensing, Invited

Pengfei Wang, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, A Packaged Optical Microfibre Coupler based Label-free Immunosensor, Invited

Charles Wynn, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln Lab, United States, Dynamic Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Trace Gas Detection, Invited

Dzmitry Yarotski, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States, Broadband Frequency Combs and Terahertz Spectroscopy of Complex Materials, Invited

Luigi Zeni, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Italy, Sensing Platforms Exploiting Surface Plasmon Resonance in Polymeric Optical Fibers for Chemical and Biochemical Applications, Invited

Lawrence Ziegler, Boston University, United States, Biosensing Applications of SERS: Bacterial Diagnostics, Blood Aging and Forensics, Invited