International conference to highlight new frontiers in lasers, photonics and optical science across a wide range of technical areas
The CLEO®/Europe-EQEC conference series has a strong tradition as a comprehensive and prestigious gathering of optics and photonics researchers and engineers in Europe.
With technical co-sponsorship provided by the European Physical Society (EPS), the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) and the Optical Society (OSA), CLEO®/Europe reflects a strong international presence in the complementary research traditions of laser science, photonics and quantum electronics.
More specifically, CLEO®/Europe emphasizes applied physics, optical engineering and applications of photonics and laser technology whereas EQEC emphasizes basic research in laser physics, nonlinear optics and quantum optics.
CLEO®/Europe will showcase the latest developments in a wide range of laser and photonics areas including laser source development, materials, ultrafast science, fibre optics, nonlinear optics, terahertz sources, high-field physics, optical telecommunications, nanophotonics, biophotonics.
EQEC will feature the fundamentals of quantum optics, quantum information, atom optics, ultrafast optics, nonlinear phenomena and self-organization, plasmonics and metamaterials, fundamental nanooptics, theoretical and computational photonics.
This combination provides a unique forum to obtain informative overviews and discuss recent advances in a wide spectrum of topics, from fundamental light-matter interactions and new sources of coherent light to technology development, system engineering and applications in industry and applied science.
CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2021 conference is Europe’s largest conference on photonics and related research fields. The program features plenary lectures, keynote and tutorial speakers, invited talks, contributed talks and poster sessions within the different topics. Furthermore, the conference will feature 12 short courses and joint symposia.
CLEO® / Europe General Chairs
CLEO® / Europe Programme Chairs
EQEC General Chairs
EQEC Programme Chairs
CLEO® / Europe – EQEC Local Chair
|CA – Solid-state Lasers||Nicolaie Pavel, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Magurele, Romania|
|CB – Semiconductor Lasers||Stephen Sweeney, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom|
|CC – Terahertz Sources and Applications||Juliette Mangeney, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, Paris, France|
|CD – Applications of Nonlinear Optics||Mikko J. Huttunen, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland|
|CE – Optical Materials, Fabrication and Characterisation||Daniel Milanese, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy|
|CF – Ultrafast Optical Technologies||Daniele Brida, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg|
|CG – High-Field Laser and Attosecond Science||Adrian Pfeiffer, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany|
|CH – Optical Sensing and Microscopy||Crina Cojocaru, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Terrassa, Spain|
|CI – Optical Technologies for Communications and Data Storage||Alessandro Tonello, XLIM, Université de Limoges, Limoges, France|
|CJ – Fibre and Guided Wave Lasers and Amplifiers||Bülend Ortaç, UNAM-Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey|
|CK – Micro- and Nano-Photonics||Olivier Gauthier-Lafaye, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France|
|CL – Photonic Applications in Biology and Medicine||Alexander Jesacher, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria|
|CM – Materials Processing with Lasers||Emmanuel Stratakis, IESL – FORTH, Heraklion, Greece|
|EA – Quantum Optics and Quantum Matter||Julien Laurat, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Université P. et M. Curie, ENS, CNRS, Paris, France|
|EB – Quantum Information, Communication and Sensing||Harald Weinfurter, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany|
|EC – Topological States of Light||Alberto Amo, Laboratoire PhLAM, Villeneuve D’Ascq, France|
|ED – Precision Metrology and Frequency Combs||Aleksandra Foltynowicz, Umea University, Umea, Sweden|
|EE – Ultrafast Optical Science||Daniele Faccio, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom|
|EF – Nonlinear Phenomena, Solitons and Self-organization||Julien Javaloyes, Universitat de les Illes Ballears, Palma, Spain|
|EG – Light-matter Interactions at the Nanoscale||Paolo Biagioni, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy & Niek Van Hulst, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Castelldefels, Spain|
|EH – Plasmonics and Metamaterials||Vassili Fedotov, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom|
|EI – Two dimensional and Novel Materials||Alexander Holleitner, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany|
|EJ – Theoretical and Computational Photonics Modelling||Evangelos Siminos, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden|
|JSI – Neuromorphic Photonics||Roberto Li Voti, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy & Sebastian Voltz, University of Tokyo, Japan|
|JSII – High-Field THz Generation and Applications||Peter Uhd Jepsen, Technical University of Denmark – DTU Fotonik, Lyngby, Denmark & Franz Kärtner, DESY, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany|
|JSIII – Attochemistry||Fernando Martin, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain & Mauro Nisoli, Politecnico di Milano, Mi-lan, Italy|
|JSIV – Deep Learning in Photonics||Christophe Moser & Demetri Psaltis, EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland|
|JSV – Flexible Photonics||Juejun HU, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA & Giancarlo C. Righini, IFAC, CNR, Florence, Italy|
|Joint Session ECBO-CLEO®/Europe||TBC|
|JS SPIE/OM/EQEC – Light and Structure||TBC|
CLEO® / Europe – EQEC 2021 conference is Europe’s largest conference on photonics and related research fields. The program features plenary lectures by Robert Boyd from University of Rochester on “How light behaves when the refractive index vanishes”, and by Nirit Dudovich from Weizmann Institute of Science on attosecond interferometry.
The scientific program offers 8 keynote and 5 tutorial speakers, and over 60 invited talks within the different topics. Furthermore, the conference will feature 12 short courses, more joint symposia fostering interdisciplinarity and interaction with other fields.
|SH1 – Ultrashort Pulse Characterization||Selçuk Aktürk, Swamp Optics, USA|
|SH2 – High-power Fiber Lasers||Andy Clarkson, University of Southampton, UK|
|SH3 – Optical Parametric Oscillators||Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh, ICFO, Castelldefels, Spain|
|SH4 – Laser Beam Analysis, Propagation, and Spatial Shaping Techniques||James Leger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA|
|SH5 – Practical Quantum Optics||Gerd Leuchs, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany|
|SH6 – Mid-infrared Semiconductor Lasers||Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich, Switzerland|
|SH7 – THz Measurements and their Applications||Daniel Mittleman, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA|
|SH8 – Nonlinear Crystal Optics||Benoît Boulanger, Institute Néel-CNRS, Grenoble, France|
|SH9 – Frequency Combs Principles and Applications||Thomas Udem, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany|
|SH10 – Silicon Photonics||Dries Van Thourhout, Ghent University, Belgium|
|SH11 – Optics in Graphene and other 2D Materials||Coskun Kocabas, University of Manchester, UK|
|SH12 – Finite Element Modelling Methods for Photonics||Atri Agrawal, University of Technology Sydney, Australia|
|CLEO® / Europe||
How light behaves when the refractive index vanishes
Robert Boyd, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA. University of Ottawa, Canada
Attosecond interferometry (preliminary)
Nirit Dudovich, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
CLEO® / Europe – EQEC 2021 is organized by the European Physical Society (EPS) in cooperation with the Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD), the Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society.
About European Physical Society
Since 1968, the European Physical Society (EPS) has provided a forum for physicists from around Europe to meet and develop activities. Ranging from community building to promoting scientific excellence, from sponsoring the next generation of leaders in physics to policy input, the EPS welcomes all interested and motivated physicists to become members.
About OSA—The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and business leaders who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts.
About IEEE Photonics Society
The IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) is the professional home for a vibrant, international network of scientists and engineers representing the laser, optoelectronics and photonics community. IPS provides its members and the community at large with professional growth opportunities, access to world-renowned archival publications, topical meetings, international conferences, and support for local chapter and student activities around the world.