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