Optical Sensors and Sensing Congress

19 July 2021 – 23 July 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 07:00)

Applied Industrial Spectroscopy
Fourier Transform Spectroscopy
Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment
Optical Sensors
Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment

Optical Sensors

  • Brian Cunningham, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
    Novel Microscopies and Digital Resolution Biosensor Diagnostics Using Photonic Metamaterial Surfaces Tutorial
  • Jacques Albert, Carleton UniversityCanada
    Multi-resonant Sensing with a High-resolution Fiber Optic Abbe Refractometer
  • Sylvie Buteau, Defence R&D CanadaCanada
    Spectral Laser Induced Fluorescence for Standoff Detection and Classification of Aerosolized Biological Threats
  • Jennifer Dionne, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    High-quality-factor Metasurfaces for Sensitive Detection and Separation of Chiral Molecules
  • Conor Evans, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Tissue Oxygen Sensing: Bandages, Needles, and Wearable Devices
  • Jaime Garcia-Ruperez, Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaSpain
    Bimodal Interferometric Photonic Sensors Based on Periodic Configurations
  • Elizabeth Goldschmidt, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
    Emerging Rare-earth Platforms for Quantum Photonics
  • Miguel Gonzalez-Herraez, Universidad de AlcalaSpain
    Underwater Seismic Tomography with Unprecedented Resolution Using Fiber Optics
  • Theodore Goodson, University of MichiganUnited States
    Time-resolved and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Novel Functional Organic Materials
  • Euan Hendry, University of ExeterUnited Kingdom
    Total Internal Reflection Based Super-resolution Imaging for Sub-IR Frequencies
  • Onur Hosten, IST AustriaAustria
    Quantum Entanglement for Inertial Sensing with Atoms in Cavities
  • Jana Jágerská, UiT The Arctic University of NorwayNorway
    Integrated Nanophotonic Waveguides for Trace Gas Detection
  • Inuk Kang, CACI International, Inc.United States
    SWIR to LWIR Comb System with Standoff Detection and Trained Neural Network Algorithm to Auto-detect Multiple Chemicals
  • Boubacar Kante, University of California BerkeleyUnited States
    Topological Plasmonic Sensor
  • Ali Khalatpour, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Filling the Terahertz Gap: A Promise Renewed
  • Dohun Kim, Seoul National UniversityRepublic Of Korea
    Deep Learning Enhanced Individual Nuclear Spin Detection in diam
  • Shimon Kolkowitz, University of Wisconsin-MadisonUnited States
    Measuring Gravitational Redshift at the Centimeter Scale with a Multiplexed Optical Lattice Clock
  • Thomas Krauss, University of YorkUnited Kingdom
    High Performance, Low-cost Nanophotonic Biosensors
  • Michael Kudenov, North Carolina State UniversityUnited States
    The Trash Can Imaging Spectrometer: Using Absorbing Polymer Films and Neural Networks for Infrared Chemical Sensing
  • Arnaud Landragin, Observatoire de ParisFrance
    Rotation Measurements with a Large-area Dual-axis Cold Atom Gyroscope
  • Lindsay LeBlanc, University of AlbertaCanada
    Microwave and Optical-manipulation of Rubidium Atoms in 3D Microwave Cavities
  • Robert McConnell, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln LabUnited States
    Technologies for Portable Optical Clocks
  • Jean-Michel Melkonian, Office Natl d'Etudes Rech AerospatialesFrance
    Standoff Detection of Hazardous Gaseous Chemicals in the LWIR with OPO-based Lidars
  • Carlos Meriles, CUNY City CollegeUnited States
    Deep-learning-assisted Noise Spectroscopy via Nitrogen-vacancy Centers in Diamond
  • Kara Peters, North Carolina State UniversityUnited States
    Acoustic-optical Interactions in Optical Fiber Sensors for Ultrasonic Inspection of Structures
  • Zachary Taylor, Aalto Yliopisto
    Corneal Water Content Measurement via Submillimeter Wave Reflectometry
  • Ahmet Yanik, University of California Santa CruzUnited States
    Electro-Plasmonic Biosensors for Ultrasensitive Imaging of Electric Field Dynamics and Bioelectric Cell Signaling

Applied Industrial Spectroscopy

  • Susanne Brander, Oregon State UniversityUnited States
    Effects of Microplastic Pollution in Aquatic Organisms, Using Information from Environmental Occurrence and Spectroscopy to Design Better Experiments
  • Jeremy Conkle, Texas A&M University at Corpus ChristiUnited States
    High-throughput and Lower-cost Analytical Techniques are Needed to Fully Assess Microplastic Environmental Presence and Impacts
  • Josette El Haddad, National Research Council CanadaCanada
    Chemometrics: Basics and Application Cases in LIBS Data Processing for the Mining Industry
  • Ed Gooding, Viavi Solutions IncUnited States
    Improving Antibiotic Yield with a MicroNIR Spectrometer
  • R. Jason Jones, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Dual-comb Spectroscopy of Laser Produced Plasma's for Elemental and Isotopic Analysis
  • Martin Koch, Philipps Universitat MarburgGermany
    Spectroscopic Detection of Microplastics
  • Jan Makowski, LuxFluxGermany
    2D True Color Measurement with Hyperspectral Imaging
  • David Mercuro, Rigaku Analytical DevicesUnited States
    Hand-held LIBS Analyzer for Metal Alloy Analysis Using a Miniaturized Echelle Spectrometer
  • Charles Nault, LogiagCanada
    LaserAg, A case Study of a LIBS Application in Agriculture
  • Pavel Paclik, perClass BVNetherlands
    Foreign Object Detection: End-to-end Workflow
  • Ariel Raz, Unispectral LtdIsrael
    Enabling Spectral Imaging for Mass Markets
  • Will Rock, Headwall Photonics IncUnited States
    Hyperspectral Imaging for Quality and Authenticity Analysis
  • Matthieu Roussey, Itä-Suomen YliopistoFinland
    Optical Detection of Micro- and Nano-plastics in Water Environment
  • Peter Schade, John DeereGermany
    NIR Based Constituent Sensing in Agricultural Production Processes
  • Theophile Sebgo, Novartis AG Pharmaceuticals CorpSwitzerland
    Title to be Announced
  • Casey Smith, Resonon Inc.United States
    Anamorphic Hyperspectral Imager for Industrial Sorting and Quality Control
  • Lori Wickert, Descartes Labs Inc.United States
    Title to be Announced
  • Setareh Zakeri, Tampereen YliopistoFinland
    In-line Monitoring of Ceramic Resins Used in Stereolithography via High-frequency Dielectric Analysis

Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

  • Scott Diddams, National Inst of Standards & TechnologyUnited States
    Infrared Frequency Comb Synthesis and Sampling
  • Michele Gianella, EMPASwitzerland
    Mid-IR High Resolution Absorption Spectroscopy with Dual Quantum Cascade Laser Frequency Combs
  • Willem Jellema, SRON Netherlands Inst for Space ResearchNetherlands
    Far-infrared Spectroscopy from Space: Prospects and Developments of FTS-based Instrument Architectures beyond SPICA-SAFARI
  • David Johnson, NASA Langley Research CenterUnited States
    Overview of the Cross Track Infrared Sounder Program from SNPP through JPSS-4, and the Future of the NOAA LEO IR Sounder Program
  • Lee McCuller , MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics andUnited States
    Wielding the Quantum Correlations in Advanced LIGO
  • Luca Palchetti, Istituto Nazionale di OtticaItaly
    Far-infrared Radiation Mobile Observation System for Ground and Balloon-borne Validation of the FORUM Mission
  • Jenna Samra, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr for AstrophysicsUnited States
    An Airborne Coronal Emission Surveyor (ACES) for Solar Eclipse Observations
  • Lukasz Sterczewski, Politechnika WroclawskaPoland
    Frequency Comb Spectroscopy
  • Jennifer Van Wijngaarden, University of ManitobaCanada
    Synchrotron-based Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy of Astrochemical Targets
  • Konstantin Vodopyanov, University of Central Florida, CREOLUnited States
    Broadband Mid-IR Dual-comb Molecular Spectroscopy with up to 2.5 Million Comb-mode-resolved Spectral Data Points
  • Aldona Wiacek, Saint Mary's UniversityCanada
    Application of Open-path Fourier Transform Infrared (OP-FTIR) Spectroscopy to Air-sea Greenhouse Gas Exchange

Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment

  • Manil Maskey, NASAUnited States
    Recent Advances in Deep Learning Models for Robust Ground Cover Classification from Multi-channel Geospatial Imagery (Joint Tutorial with Saurabh Prasad) Tutorial
  • Nima Pahlevan, NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterUnited States
    Living Plankton in Freshwaters: A Closer Look through Spaceborne Hyperspectral Imaging  Tutorial
  • Saurabh Prasad, University of HoustonUnited States
    Recent Advances in Deep Learning Models for Robust Ground Cover Classification from Multi-channel Geospatial Imagery (Joint Tutorial with Manil Maskey) Tutorial
  • J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora, National Research Council CanadaCanada
    Lessons Learned on the Implementation and Deployment of UAV Hyperspectral Pushbroom Sensors
  • Dulcinea Avouris, University of California MercedUnited States
    Depths of Information: Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Supports Water Quality Monitoring
  • Katja Berger, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität MunchenGermany
    Monitoring Vegetation Nitrogen Content from Space Using Hybrid Retrieval Methods
  • Ved Chirayath, NASA Ames Research CenterUnited States
    Airborne Fluid Lensing for Precision Reef Mapping – New Results from Guam’s Priority Coral Reefs
  • Nancy French, Michigan Technological UniversityUnited States
    Fuels, Fire, and Smoke: Hyperspectral Data Analysis for Characterizing the Wildland Fire Environment
  • Claudia Giardino, Italian National Research CouncilItaly
    Hyperspectral PRISMA Products Across Diverse Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Wei Gong, Wuhan UniversityChina
    Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Lidar and Remote Sensing
  • Thomas Goossens, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    Pixel-integrated Thin-film Filters for Snapshot Spectral Imaging: How Tiny Can We Go?
  • Yves Govaerts, RayferenceBelgium
    Radiative Transfer Modelling Challenges to Support Quantitative Hyperspectral Imaging
  • Xianglei Huang, University of MichiganUnited States
    On the Direct Use of Spectrally Resolved Observations in Climate Studies
  • Jeffery Langille, University of SaskatchewanCanada
    Spatial Heterodyne Observations of Water
  • Hugo Lavoie, Defence R&D CanadaCanada
    Standoff Detection of Hazardous Gas in Open Environment, Two Decades of R&D Activities at DRDC
  • John Lekki, NASA Glenn Research CenterUnited States
    Airborne Remote Sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes and Rivers: Summary of Incident Response and Developments Towards Improved Harmful Algal Bloom Differentiation and Detection
  • Stephan Lich, ITRES Research LimitedCanada
    WISE Water Color Hyperspectral Imager for Canadian WaterSat Mission
  • Antonio Mannino, NASAUnited States
    PACE and GLIMR: NASA’s Anticipated Hyperspectral Missions Advancing Global and Coastal Ocean Color Science and Applications
  • Morgaine McKibben, NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterUnited States
    Optical Discrimination of Phytoplankton Groups in the Chesapeake Bay: Toward Application of a Hyperspectral Algorithm to Aid Resource Managers
  • Joseph Ortiz, Kent State UniversityUnited States
    Varimax-rotated Principal Component Analysis: Spectral Decomposition for Hyperspectral and Multispectral Sensors
  • Behnood Rasti, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden RossendorfGermany
    Hyperspectral Image Analysis: From Conventional Model-based Algorithms towards Deep Learning
  • Michael Sayers, Michigan Technological UniversityUnited States
    Developing a PACE Hyperspectral Bio-optical Algorithm Framework for Detection of Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Anke Schickling, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen Aerospace CenterGermany
    EnMAP: German Spaceborne Imaging Spectroscopy Mission
  • Amanda Ziemann, Los Alamos National LaboratoryUnited States
    Change Detection Across Satellite Images Collected by Different Sensors

Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment

  • Bettina Baumgartner, Technische Universität WienAustria
    Porous Silica Enrichment Films on Integrated Waveguides for Broadband Mid-IR Spectroscopic Trace Analysis
  • Camille-Sophie Brès, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneSwitzerland
    Tailored On-chip Mid-IR Light Generation and Application for Gas Spectroscopy
  • Wm. Alan Brewer, NOAA Environmental Technology LabUnited States
    NOAA's Compact Doppler Lidar Transceiver for Mobile Applications - Examples from the Field
  • Jia Chen, Technische Universität MunchenGermany
    FTS Open Path Measurements Around Munich
  • Roberto Grilli, Université Grenoble AlpesFrance
    Innovative Cavity-based Laser Tools for Environmental Applications
  • Tobias Herr, Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de MicroGermany
    Dual-comb Spectroscopy with High-repetition Rate and High-mutual Coherence
  • Kristýna Kantnerová, ETH ZurichSwitzerland
    Mid-IR Detection and Calibration of Clumped N2O Isotopes
  • Anne-Katrin Mahlein, Georg-August-Universität GottingenGermany
    Unlocking the Potential of Hyperspectral Imaging of Plants for Precision Agriculture and Plant Phenotyping
  • Pedro Martín-Mateos, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSpain
    Direct Hyperspectral Dual-comb Imaging
  • Mark Phillips, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Remote Detection of Chemical Plumes Using Swept-wavelength External Cavity Quantum Cascade Lasers
  • Nathalie Picqué, Max-Planck-Institut fur QuantenoptikGermany
    Towards a Dual-comb Spectrometer on a Photonic Chip
  • Gregory Rieker, University of Colorado at BoulderUnited States
    The Value of Continuous Methane Monitoring Using Dual Frequency Comb Lasers: Success Stories from Long-term Industry Deployments
  • Tetsu Sakai, Meteorological Research Inst (Japan)Japan
    Compact Mobile Water Vapor Raman Lidar Observations for Heavy Rain Prediction in Japan
  • Steven Wagner, Technische Universität DarmstadtGermany
    Portable and Compact TDLAS Measurement System for Exhaust Gas Diagnostics at Real Driving Conditions
  • Debra Wunch, University of TorontoUnited States
    Total Carbon Column Observing Network (TCCON)
  • Tara Yacovitch, Aerodyne Research IncUnited States
    Isotopes on a Boat: Real-time Spectroscopic Measurement of Methane Isotopologues from Offshore Oil and Gas Emissions