Specialty Optical Fibers & Applications (SOF)

27 - 31 julho 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, 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

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

Xin Jiang, Max-Planck-Institute for the Sci. of Lig, Germany, Soft-glass PCFs , Invited

Nicolas Joly, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, Solid-core and hollow-core photonic crystal fibre as nonlinear element for synchronously pumped ring cavities, 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 (NCHCFs) for Mid-IR Applications, Invited

Joris Lousteau, Optoelectronics Research Centre, Italy, Phosphate Glass Fibers for Optical Amplifier Applications, Invited

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

Yasutake Ohishi, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan, Highly Nonlinear Soft Glass Microstructured Optical Fiber, Invited

Yves Quiquempois, University of Lille, France, Designs of Large Mode Area Solid-Core Photonic Bandgap Fibers for High Power Applications, 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, Recent Advances in Hollow-Core Photonic Bandgap Fibres, Invited

Philippe Roy, Universite de Limoges, France, High Energy Pulsed Sources from Infrared to UV with Yb Rod Type fibers: current limits and prospects, Invited

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

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

Akira Shirakawa, University of Electro-Communications, Japan, Photonic Bandgap Fiber Lasers and Multicore Fiber Lasers for Next Generation High Power Lasers, Invited

Stefano Taccheo, Swansea Univ - Coll Engin, 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, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Hollow Core Photonic Bandgap Fibers for Mid-IR Applications, Invited