13 July 2020 – 16 July 2020 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
 
02 July 2020

This OSA Meeting will be held as scheduled in an all-virtual, web conference format. The OSA Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Waveguides and Materials Topical Meeting (BGPP) will not convene this year.

Technical sessions will be presented live from the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (EDT) with a recorded archive available later for on-demand viewing. There will be no cost for attendees to participate. Speakers presenting a contributed oral talk or poster will pay a US$ 100 presentation fee. [Register for access.]

The OSA Advanced Photonics Congress Plenary Session will feature prominent speakers from a variety of disciplines related to the congress.

Ben Eggleton

University of Sydney, Australia

New Frontiers in Nonlinear Integrated Circuits

Recent progress in the development of nonlinear circuits is opening new possibilities for on-chip signal processing applications in optical communications, quantum technologies, microwave systems and sensing. My talk will overview major achievements with emphasis on hybrid circuits that combine high nonlinearity with CMOS functionality for high-performance and advanced functionality as well as massively reducing the size, weight and power requirements.

Recent progress in the development of nonlinear circuits is opening new possibilities for on-chip signal processing applications in optical communications, quantum technologies, microwave systems...

About the Speaker

Professor Eggleton is Director of the University of Sydney Nano Institute (Sydney Nano) and co-Director of the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN). He has been an ARC Laureate Fellow and was founding director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS). He was previously at Bell Laboratories, where he was director of photonics devices research, before joining the University of Sydney again in 2003 as Professor of Physics. Professor Eggleton has an h-index of 93 (Google scholar) and has published 500 journal publications. He is a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Academy of Engineering, IEEE, OSA and SPIE. Eggleton is Editor-in-Chief of APL Photonics

Professor Eggleton is Director of the University of Sydney Nano Institute (Sydney Nano) and co-Director of the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN). He has been an ARC Laureate Fellow and was founding...

Jelena Vuckovic

Stanford University, USA

From Inverse Design to Implementation of Practical (quantum) Photonics

Combining state of the art optimization and machine learning techniques with high speed electromagnetic solvers offers a new approach to “inverse” design and implement classical and quantum photonic circuits with superior properties, including robustness to errors in fabrication and environment, compact footprints, novel functionalities, and high efficiencies. We illustrate this with a number of demonstrated devices in silicon, diamond, and silicon carbide, with applications from optical interconnects to on chip laser driven particle accelerators and quantum circuits.

Combining state of the art optimization and machine learning techniques with high speed electromagnetic solvers offers a new approach to “inverse” design and implement classical and quantum...

About the Speaker

Jelena Vuckovic (PhD Caltech 2002) is a Jensen Huang Professor in Global Leadership, Professor of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy of Applied Physics at Stanford, where she leads the Nanoscale and Quantum Photonics Lab. She is also the director of the Q-FARM: the Stanford-SLAC Quantum Initiative. Vuckovic has received numerous prizes including the IET AF Harvey Prize, Distinguished Scholarship from the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Humboldt Prize, Hans Fischer Senior Fellowship, DARPA Young Faculty Award, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, and the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award. She is a Fellow of the APS, OSA, and IEEE.

Jelena Vuckovic (PhD Caltech 2002) is a Jensen Huang Professor in Global Leadership, Professor of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy of Applied Physics at Stanford, where she leads the...

Marin Soljacic

MIT, USA

New Physics from Photonic Systems

Nanophotonics offers unprecedented opportunities to mold the flow of light: novel material-systems can thus be implemented in which laws of physics can be tailored almost at will. I will describe this on a few recent examples from our work: non-Abelian topology, new framework for understanding nanoplasmonics, and AI in photonics.

Nanophotonics offers unprecedented opportunities to mold the flow of light: novel material-systems can thus be implemented in which laws of physics can be tailored almost at will. I will describe...

About the Speaker

Marin Soljacic is a Professor of Physics at MIT. He is a founder of WiTricity Corporation (2007), LuxLabs (2017), and Lightelligence (2017). His main research interests are in artificial intelligence as well as electromagnetic phenomena, focusing on nanophotonics, non-linear optics, and wireless power transfer. He received numerous awards for his work, including: the Adolph Lomb medal from the Optical Society of America (2005), the TR35 award of the Technology Review magazine (2006), MacArthur fellowship “genius” grant (2008), Blavatnik National Award (2014). In 2011 he became a Young Global Leader (YGL) of the World Economic Forum.

Marin Soljacic is a Professor of Physics at MIT. He is a founder of WiTricity Corporation (2007), LuxLabs (2017), and Lightelligence (2017). His main research interests are in artificial...

Ian Walmsley

Imperial College London, UK

Advanced Photonics for Quantum Technologies

Hybrid light-matter networks offer the promise for delivering robust quantum information processing technologies, from sensor arrays to quantum simulators. New quantum light sources, operational circuits, photodetectors and quantum memories are driving progress towards build a resilient, scalable photonic quantum network.

Hybrid light-matter networks offer the promise for delivering robust quantum information processing technologies, from sensor arrays to quantum simulators. New quantum light sources, operational...

About the Speaker

Ian Walmsley is the Provost of Imperial College London. As Provost, Walmsley serves as Imperial’s chief academic officer and provides the leadership to ensure excellence in Imperial’s core academic mission in education, research and translation. Professor Walmsley reports directly to Imperial President Alice Gast and together they oversee the College’s strategic direction. Prior to joining Imperial College London, Walsmley was the Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Oxford, UK, and the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research. He led a research group in the areas of quantum and ultrafast optics, and was the Director of the Networked Quantum Information Technologies Hub of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme. He was previously the Head of the Sub-Department of Atomic and Laser Physics at the University of Oxford from 2002 - 2009, and was on the faculty of the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester from 1988 - 2001, serving as its Director in 2000 – 2001. He received a B.Sc. in Physics from Imperial College, London, UK in 1980 and a Ph.D. from the Institute of Optics, in 1986.

Ian Walmsley is the Provost of Imperial College London. As Provost, Walmsley serves as Imperial’s chief academic officer and provides the leadership to ensure excellence in Imperial’s core academic...