12th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics

12th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics

PHOTONICS – 2014, the 12th in the series of this biennial conference would cover broad spectrum of Photonics research from fiber optics to nanophotonics, materials for photonic devices, next generation optical components and devices for optical networks. Special emphasis would be given to cutting edge technologies in the area of metamaterials, plasmonics, quantum optics, guided wavephotonics, mid-IR photonics and so on.


  1. Fiber and Guided Wave Photonics
  2. Lasers and Nonlinear Optics
  3. Nanophotonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  4. Quantum Optic, information and Processing
  5. Optical Communication and Networks
  6. Bio-photonics
  7. Photonic Materials and Devices

Keynote Speaker

Gas, Glass and Light: Scientific Applications of Microstructured Optical Fibre
Philip J. Russell, Max -Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany

Plenary Speakers

Interference of Quantum Fields-Lessons and Uses
Girish Agarwal,Oklahoma State University, USA

Inducing and Harnessing Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Photonic Integrated Circuits
Benjamin Eggleton, CUDOS, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Australia

Silicon photonics: Is there Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Lorenzo Pavesi, Department of Physics, University of Trento, Italy

Local Organizing Committee

Samit K. Ray, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, India, General Chair
Prasanta K. Datta, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, India, Convener
Shailendra K. Varshney, Dept. of E&ECE, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, India, Organizing Secretary
Partha R. Chaudhuri, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, India, Technical Secretary
Shivakiran Bhaktha, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kharagpur, India, Treasurer
P. Gangopadhyay, ATDC, IIT Kharagpur, India, Tutorial Chair
P.K. Datta, Dept. of EE, IIT Kharagpur, India, Tutorial Chair


Local Organizer

IIT Kharagpur