Invited Speakers

Plenary Lectures

Rare-earth Doped Glasses and Phosphors for Telecommunication and Lighting
Setsuhisa Tanabe
Kyoto University, Japan

Rare Earth Doped Nanoparticles: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Fiorenzo Vetrone
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Québec, Canada

Invited Talks (preliminary list)

Wilfried Blanc      (CNRS – Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France)
Rare-earth doped oxide nanoparticles in optical fibers

Jonathan Bradley      (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
Microlasers on silicon chips based on high-Q rare-earth-doped aluminum oxide micro-trench resonators

Feng Chen      (Shandong University, Jinan, China)
Solid-state waveguide lasing based on rare-earth ion doped crystals

Malghorzata Guzik      (University of Wrocław, Poland)
Towards efficient optical transparent ceramics based on rare earth ions-doped cubic tungstate/molybdate matrices

Damien Hudry      (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
Highly efficient lanthanide doped upconverting nanocrystals: there is still plenty of room

Baldemar Ibarra Escamilla      (INAOE, Puebla, Mexico)
Fiber laser configurations with Erbium and Thulium doped fiber for telecommunications and medical applications

Shunsuke Kurosawa      (KINKEN, Tohoku University, Japan)
Luminescence Properties of Rare-Earth-Doped Hafnate Powders and Ceramics

Hiroo Omi      (NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan)
Material engineerings in rare earth doped oxides for quantum optics applications in telecommunications wavelengths

Mariola Ramirez      (UAM, Madrid, Spain)
Nonlinear optical sources with nanoscale confinement based on hybrid plasmonic-ferroelectric systems

Kay Schuster      (Leibniz Institute for Photonics Technology, Jena, Germany)
The fluorine co-doping in the REPUSIL process for the adjustment of optical in passive and active doped silica materials

Pengfei Wang      (Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China)
Investigation of visible lasing in an integrated Erbium-Ytterbium co-doped compound glass microsphere device

Eduardo G. Yukihara      (Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland)
Elucidating stimulated luminescence processes and new material development by systematic lanthanide doping