Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)

Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)

27 - 31 julho 2014
Barcelona, Spain
The next SOF meeting will be held in July 2016.
For information about future SOF meetings, email info@osa.org.

Optical fibers, long an enabling technology for telecommunications, are proving to play a central role in a growing number of modern technologies including applications in defense and security, sensing, automotive, and biomedicine. The purpose of this conference is to bring together global leaders from academia, industry, and the public/government sector to survey the present state of the art and project future trends in specialty optical fiber materials, designs and applications.

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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, The Development of Bend-insensitive, Highly-birefringent and Spun, Circularly Birefringent Fibers for "Real World," Commercial Sensors, Invited

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

Fabio Ghiringhelli, SPI Lasers UK, 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, Holmium fibre lasers for high power laser applications, Invited

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

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