Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides (BGPP)

05 - 08 September 2016
SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney, Australia

Invited Speakers

Alan Kersey, ADK Consulting, United States
30 Years of Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Technology, Plenary

Martynas Beresna, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Laser induced self-organisation: from plasma to nanostructures, Invited

Claire Davis, Defence Science & Tech Organisation
Reliability, Durability and Packaging of Fibre Bragg Gratings for use on Defence Platforms, Invited

Michel Digonnet, Stanford University, United States
Review of Slow-light propagation in FBGs, Invited

Sylvain Girard, Universite Saint Etienne
Basic Mechanisms of Ionizing Radiation Effects on Silica-Based Optical Fibers, Invited

Alexey Gladyshev, FORC RAS, Russia
Second-order nonlinearity in optical fibers: achievements and perspectives, Invited

Paula Gouvea, Pontificia Univ Catolica Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Applications of SHM with FBGs in Oil & Gas and in Aeronautics, Invited

Kyriacos Kalli, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Fs Lasers for Complex Gratings, Integrated Circuits and Beam Shaping in Silica and Polymer Optical Fibres, Invited

Sergio Leon-Saval, University of Sydney, Australia
Fabrication and application of fiber Bragg gratings in astronomy, Invited

Alexis Mendez, MCH Engineering, LLC, United States
Fiber Bragg grating sensors for biomedical applications, Invited

Manfred Rothhardt, Leibniz Inst of Photonic Technology, Germany
Fabrication and applications of Draw Tower Gratings, Invited

Masaaki Sakakura, Next Gen. Laser Proc. Tech. Res. Assoc., Japan
Observation of dynamics inside glasses by parallel writing and application of parallel writing, Invited

Hwa Yaw Tam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Fiber Bragg grating sensors for Smart Railways, Invited

Christian Waltermann, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute
fs-written gratings for 3D shape sensing applications, Invited