Invited Speakers

Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)



Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)

27 - 31 July 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Invited Speakers

Fetah Benabid, Xlim Research Insititute, United Kingdom, Hollow-core Photonic Crystal Fibers: Guidances and Applications , Tutorial

Gilles Renversez, Aix-Marseille Université, France, Foundations of Photonics Crystal Fibres , Tutorial

Timothy Birks, University of Bath, United Kingdom, Fiber Based Mode Multiplexer, Invited

Pascal Dupriez, Alphanov, France, Termination of Special Optical Fibers for Their Integration in High Performance Laser Systems, Invited

Christopher Emslie, Fibercore Limited, United Kingdom, Fibres for Gyros, Harsh Environment, Current Sensors , Invited

Michael Fokine, Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan, Sweden, Chemical Composition Fiber Gratings, Invited

Fabio Ghiringhelli, SPI Lasers UK Ltd, United Kingdom, Challenges in Designing Fibres and Operating High Power CW and Pulsed Fibre Lasers; , Invited

Miguel Gonzalez Herraez, universidad de alcala, Spain, Fiber Sensors for the High Speed Railway Environment , Invited

Alexander Hemming, Defence Science Technology Organisation, Australia, Power Scaling Ho-doped Silica Fibers , Invited

Ammar Hideur, CNRS - Université de Rouen, France, High-energy Ultrafast Fiber Lasers , Invited

Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics, Inc., United States, 2micron Tm Fiber Lasers , Invited

Xin Jiang, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany, Soft-glass PCFs , Invited

Nicolas Joly, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, Silica PCF, Invited

Victor Kopp, Chiral Photonics Inc, United States, Vanishing Core Optical Waveguides for Coupling, Amplification, Sensing, and Polarization Control , Invited

Alexey Kosolapov, RAS GPI Fiber Optics Research Center, Russia, Negative Curvature Hollow-core Fibers for Mid-IR Low-loss Transmission , Invited

Sonia Martin-Lopez, Universidad de Alcala, Spain, Challenges of Long Distance Detection by Brillouin Scattering , Invited

Yasutake Ohishi, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan, Non Linear Fiber, Mid-IR SC Generation , Invited

Yves Quiquempois, University of Lille, France, Novel Designs of Large Mode Area Photonic Bandgap Fibers for High-power Lasers , Invited

Victor Rancaño, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Multi-Element Fibre Technology in High-Capacity Optical Communication Systems, Invited

David Richardson, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Low Loss PBG Fibers , Invited

Philippe Roy, Universite de Limoges, France, Invited

Francois Salin, EOLITE Systems, France, High Energy Pulsed Sources from Infra-red to UV with Rod Type Yb Doped Fibers , Invited

Hakan Sayinc, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Germany, New Pump and Signal Combiners , Invited

Kay Schuster, Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany, Powder-sintering Technique for High-power Fiber Lasers , Invited

Akira Shirakawa, University of Electro-Communications, Japan, Fiber Lasers and Structured Fibers , Invited

Stefano Taccheo, Swansea University - College of Engineering - Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Centre, United Kingdom, Photodarkening: Investigation, Measurement and Standards , Invited

Nicholas Traynor, Azur Light Systems, Low-noise Single Frequency Fiber Lasers for Multi-Watt Blue and Green Light Generation. , Invited

David Webb, Aston University, United Kingdom, Gratings in Polymer Fibers , Invited

Natalie Wheeler, Optoelectronics Research Centre, United Kingdom, 2um Lasers, Supercontinuum, Spectroscopy Applications at 3um Using Hollow Fibres , Invited