Organizers

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University IEEE photonics society hk chapter

Co-organizers

The Optical Society

Permanent Sponsors

CLEO-PR 2018 is supported by professional organizations from the following countries/regions


The Optical Society of America IEEE Photonics Society Chinese Optical Society The Optical Society of Korea The Australian Optical Society Japan Society of Applied Physics The Korean Physical Society Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Communication Society Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Electronics Society Taiwan Photonics Society

Supporting organizations

Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong

Invited Speakers

CLEO 1: Solid State, Fiber, and Other Laser Sources

Tutorial Speaker

Stuart Jackson, Macquarie Univ., Australia
The breakthroughs and challenges in mid-infrared fibre source development

Invited Speakers

Sergey Babin, Novosibirsk State Univ., Russia
New schemes of Raman Fiber Lasers with Random Distributed Feedback

Almantas Galvanauskas, Univ. of Michigan, USA
High Energy Ultrafast Fiber Lasers Based on Coherent Pulse Stacking Amplification

Henry Kapteyn, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, JILA, and NIST, USA
Ultrafast solid state and fiber laser sources for upconversion to short-wavelengths—practical tabletop-scale x-ray laser tech

Jens Limpert, Institute of Applied Physics, Jena, Germany
Coherent beam combining of fiber lasers

Zhi-Chao Luo, South China Normal Univ., China
Soliton transient dynamics in ultrafast fiber lasers

François Sanchez, Univ. of Angers, France
Square-wave dynamics in the Er:Yb-doped double-clad fiber laser

John Travers, Heriot-Watt University, UK
High energy soliton dynamics

Qiwen Zhan, Univ. of Dayton, USA
Complex optical fields: fundmentals and applications

CLEO 2: Ultrafast and Nonlinear Phenomena

Tutorial Speakers

Ian Walmsley, Univ. of Oxford, UK
Title to Be Announced

Lan Yang, Washington Univ. in St. Louis, USA
Whispering-gallery-mode resonators and their applications for nonlinear optics

Invited Speakers

Stéphane Coen, Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand
Title to Be Announced

Cornelia Denz, Univ. of Muenster, Germany
Nonlinear 3D photonic structures by femtosecond laser lithography (Updated on 20-Mar-2018)

Tobias Herr, Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology, Switzerland
Pulse-driven microresonator solitons

Kuijuan Jin, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Evolution of structural distortion in BiFeO3 thin films probed by second-harmonic generation

Michelle Y. Sander, Boston Univ., USA
Title to Be Announced

Birgit Stiller, Univ. of Sydney, Australia
Short-scale photon-phonon interactions

Dawn Tan, Singapore Univ. of Technology and Design, Singapore
High nonlinear figure of merit nonlinear optics leveraging ultra-silicon-rich nitride devices

CLEO 3: Infrared and Terahertz Technologies and Applications

Tutorial Speaker

Alfred Leitenstorfer, Univ. of Konstanz, Germany
Subcycle Quantum Physics

Invited Speakers

Gad Bahir, Technion Univ., Israel
Metamaterials and metallic hole arrays coupled to short wave infrared intersubband transitions in the GaN/AlN based quantum cascade structures

Duk Yong Choi, Australian National Univ., Australia
Chalcogenide planar waveguides for infrared applications

Frank Hegmann, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
Advances in ultrafast terahertz scanning tunneling microscopy

Franz X. Kärtner, MIT, USA
Terahertz generation and acceleration

Barry Luther-Davies, Australian National Univ., Australia
Supercontinuum Sources for the Mid-infrared

Daniel M. Mittleman, Brown Univ., USA
Laser Terahertz Emission Nanoscopy

Willie John Padilla, Duke Univ., USA
Terahertz and Infrared Electromagnetic Metasurfaces

Martin Richardson, Univ of Central Florida, USA
New Science And Technologies In The Infrared

Fabien Sorin, EPFL, Switzerland
Multi-material optoelectronic fibers for the infrared

CLEO 4: High Power, High Energy Lasers

Tutorial Speaker

Johan Nilsson, Univ. of Southampton, UK
High power fiber lasers

Invited Speakers

Deepak Jain, DTU, Denmark
High power mid-infrared supercontinuum sources: current status and future perspectives

Hong Jin Kong, KAIST, South Korea
Current Status of the Coherent Beam Combination using Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Phase Conjugate Mirrors in Kumgang Laser

Xiaoyan Liang, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
High energy broad bandwidth amplification in 10 PW laser

Andreas Tunnermann, Helmholtz Institute Jena, Germany
Prospects in power scaling of fiber lasers and amplifiers

Pu Zhou, National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Advances in high power beam combinable fiber lasers

Qihua Zhu, China Academy Of Engineering Physics (CAEP), China
Recent Performance of The Fusion Laser Facility SG-III

CLEO 5: Laser Processing and Innovative Applications

Invited Speakers

Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Queensland Univ. of Technology, Australia
Chemical Advances for 3D Laser Nano-Printing

Chung-Wei Chen, National Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan
Femtosecond Laser Induced Periodic Surface Structure on Metal: Modeling and experimental comparison

Harald Giessen, Stuttgart Univ., Germany
Nonlinear plasmonics with extremely high-Q resonances

Ling Fei Ji, Institute of Laser Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, China
Title to Be Announced

Zhuo Li, National Engineering Laboratory of Additive Manufacturing for Large Metallic Components, Beihang Univ., China
Fabrication of metal matrix composites by laser additive manufacturing

Wei Xiong, Huazhong Univ. of Sci &Tech, China
Ultrafast laser induced material growth, assembly and structuring

Xia Yu, Singapore Ins. of Manufacturing Technology, A*STAR, Singapore
High power 2μm fiber laser and its applications

Zhigang Zhao, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
High power femtosecond fiber CPA system and its applications

CLEO 6: Optical Metrology

Tutorial Speaker

Kerry J. Vahala, California Institute of Technology, USA
Soliton Microcombs: Towards Integrated Optical Clocks and Frequency Synthesizers

Invited Speakers

Pablo Ace, Univ. of Carlos III Madrid, Spain
Electro-Optic Dual Optical Frequency Combs outside of the metrology lab: Opportunities in and beyond spectroscopy

José Azaña, énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre, INRS, Canada
Real-time instantaneous-frequency measurement of high-speed microwave and optical signals

Keisuke Goda, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Extreme imaging for large-scale single-cell analysis

Tobias Kippenberg, EPFL, Switzerland
Chipscale Soliton Kerr frequency combs

Bart Kuyken, Ghent Univ., Belgium
Integrated modelocked comb lasers for spectroscopy

Boris Mizaikoff, Inst. of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Ulm Univ., Germany
Infrared On-Chip Photonics: Towards Precision Biodiagnostics

CLEO 7: Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics and Quantum Information

Tutorial Speaker

Warwick Bowen, Univ. of Queensland, Australia
Title to Be Announced

Invited Speakers

Shengwang Du, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology, China
Engineering Narrowband Biphotons

Akira Furusawa, The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Hybrid quantum information processing: A way for large-scale optical quantum information processing

Christian Kurtsiefer, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Atom-photon interaction in the strong focusing regime

Chaoyang Lu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China, China
Title to Be Announced

Geoff Pryde, Griffith Univ., Australia
Title to Be Announced

Arno Rauschenbeutel, Center for Quantum Science, Austria
Title to Be Announced

Li You, Tsinghua Univ., China
Productions of many atom entangled states and their interferometric applications

CLEO 8: Micro and Nanophotonics

Tutorial Speakers

Erez Hasman, Technion, Israel
A revolution towards multitasking metasurfaces

Frank Vollmer, Univ. of Exeter, UK
Optical microcavities for single molecule/ion sensing

Invited Speakers

Antonio Ambrosio, Harvard Univ. Center for Nanoscale Systems, USA
Optical vortices generation with dielectric metasurfaces

Qiaoqiang Gan, The State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Light-matter interaction within extreme dimensions

Chennupati Jagadish, Australian National Univ., Australia
Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics Applications

Guixin Li, SUSTech, China
Metasurface optical holography

Ai Qun Liu, Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore
Title to Be Announced

Shayan Mookherjea, Univ. of California San Diego, USA
Quantum Communication using Integrated SIlicon Photonics

Isabelle Staude, Friedrich Schiller Univ. of Jena, Germany
Tailored Positional Disorder in Silicon Huygens’ Metasurfaces

Ding Ping Tsai, National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan
Meta-device for Photonics in Demand

CLEO 9: Optical communication systems and networks

Tutorial Speaker

David Richardson, Optoelectronic Research Centre, Univ. of Southampton, UK
Hollow core fibers: technology and emerging applications

Invited Speakers

Tianwai Bo, KAIST, South Korea
Image processing techniques for signal processing in optical communication systems

Kwang Ok Kim, ETRI, South Korea
Demonstration of real-time 100Gb/s multilane-based PON system with low latency DBA

Xiang Liu, Huawei, USA
Low-latency optical networks for 5G wireless

Hai-Han Lu, National Taipei Univ. of Technology, Taiwan
A high-speed and long-reach UWOC link

Jinyu Mo, Macom, China
Silicon photonics transceiver

William Shieh, Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
Is Kramers-Kronig receiver suitable for direct-detected systems?

Naoya Wada, NICT, Japan
High capacity SDM transmission and multi-granular optical switching network technologies

Lilin Yi, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
High-speed passive optical network enabled by machine learning

Fan Zhang, Peking Univ., China
High-speed faster than Nyquist optical transmission

CLEO 10: Optical Fiber and Waveguide Technologies

Tutorial Speaker

Philip Russell, Max Planck Inst. for the Science of Light, Germany
Title to Be Announced

Invited Speakers

John Canning, Univ. of Technology Sydney, Australia
Title to Be Announced

Paulo Dainese, Univ. of Campinas, Brazil
Title to Be Announced

Peter Dragic, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Tailored glasses optimized for optical fiber-based photonic applications

Benjamin Eggleton, ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, Univ. of Sydney, Australia
Title to Be Announced

Xin Gai, Australian National Univ., Australia
Mid-infrared waveguides and applications

Kohzo Hakuta, The Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan
Optical nanofibers for fiber-in-line quantum photonics

Jonathan Knight, Univ. of Bath, UK
World-beating performance from hollow core fibers

Anna Peacock, Univ. of Southampton, UK
Fiber integrated silicon photonics

Markus Schmidt, Univ. of Jena, Germany
Fibers with liquid cores: a new way to control supercontinuum generation and soliton dynamics

Ke Xu, Harbin Inst. of Technology (Shenzhen), China
UWB signal processing based on silicon photonic integrated circuits

CLEO 11: Semiconductor and Integrated Optical Devices

Tutorial Speakers

John Bowers, Univ. of California Santa Barbara, USA
Title to Be Announced

Joyce Poon, Univ. of Toronto, Canada
Monolithically integrated 3D silicon photonics

Invited Speakers

Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang Univ., China
High-performance silicon photonic integrated devices

Tatsurou Hiraki, NTT Device Technology Labs, Japan
Heterogeneously integrated III-V/Si Mach-Zehnder modulator

Yong-zhen Huang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Semiconductor Microdisk Lasers

Christian Koos, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Hybrid photonic integration and plasmonic devices - new perspectives for high-speed communications and signal processing

Huiyun Liu, UCL, UK
Silicon based III-V growth

Tao Wang, Univ. of Sheffield, UK
Electrically injected hybrid III-Nitride/Organic white LEDs with non-radiative energy transfer

Qijie Wang, NTU, Singapore
Terahertz Integrated Optoelectronics

Fei Xu, Nanjing Univ., China
Integration and nonlinearity of 2D materials with silica waveguides

CLEO 12: Silicon Photonics

Tutorial Speaker

Yikai Su, Shanghai JiaoTong Univ., China
Title to Be Announced

Invited Speakers

Siming Chen, Univ. College London, UK
Title to Be Announced

Zhenzhou Cheng, Univ. of Tokyo , Japan
Title to Be Announced

Jonathan Klamkin, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Title to Be Announced

Yaocheng Shi, Zhejiang Univ., China
Title to Be Announced

Yasha Yi, Univ. of Michigan, USA
Title to Be Announced

Linjie Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Title to Be Announced

CLEO 13: Optical Signal Processing

Tutorial Speaker

Alan Willner, Univ. of Southern California, USA
Advances in Core Technologies and Wave-Mixing Techniques for Optical Signal Processing

Invited Speakers

Leif Oxenløwe, Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark
Ultra-fast and ultra-broadband nonlinear optical signal processing

Daniel Brunner, Inst. FEMTO-ST, UMR CNRS, France
Reinforcement learning in a large scale photonic networks

Cosimo Lacava, Univ. of Southampton, UK
Optical signal processing in silicon-based integrated devices

Sophie LaRochelle, Univ. of Laval, Canada
Optical fibers and amplifiers for space division multiplexing

Shayan Mookherjea, Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
Hybrid Photonics using Foundry-Fabricated Silicon and Thin-Film Lithium Niobate

Leslie Rusch, Univ. of Laval, Canada
An ISI-aware design process for SiP modulators

Mingming Tan, Aston Univ., UK
The role of Raman amplification in combating optical nonlinearities in fibre transmission

Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Stanford Univ., USA
Highly connected photonic Ising machines

CLEO 14: Advanced 2D Materials for Photonics

Tutorial Speaker

Cheng-Wei Qiu, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
2D metamaterials, nanooptics and plasmonics

Invited Speakers

Jianxin Jie, Soochow Univ., China
2D material/silicon heterojunctions for high-performance optoelectronic devices

Zhengqian Luo, Xiamen Univ., China
On-chip chalcogenide-glass photonic devices using 2D-material mode-locked fiber lasers

Alina Manshina, Saint Petersburg State Univ., Russia
Optical properties of flakes

Valenti Petrov, Max-Born Inst. for Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Germany
2D materials for mode-locking of bulk 2 micron lasers: alternatives to SESAMs

Limin Tong, Zhejiang Univ., China
2D materials for optical modulation

Jun Wang, Shanghai Inst. of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
Nonlinear Optical Effects in 2D Materials

Fengnian Xia, Yale Univ., USA
2D materials nanophotonics

Guoqiang Xie, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
2D materials for mid-infrared ultrafast laser

Meng Zhang, Beihang Univ., China
2D materials for inkjet printing of optoelectronics and photonics

CLEO 15: Biophotonics and Applications

Tutorial Speaker

Arjun Yodh, Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA
Diffuse optical monitoring of brain and breast

Invited Speakers

Gabriella Cincotti, Univ. Roma Tre, Italy
Fluorescent biosensors for host-pathogen interaction investigations

L. Jay Guo, Univ. of Michigan, USA
Structural colors and ultrasounics by light interaction with nanostructures

Xavier Intes, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Optical molecular imaging beyond microscopy depth limit

Xingde Li, Johns Hopkins Univ., USA
Optical micro imaging technologies for biomedicine

Daniele Tosi, Nazarbayev Univ., Kazakhstan
High spatial resolution fiber optic sensors and their impact in biomedical measurements and diagnostic

Xunbin Wei, Shanghai JiaoTong Univ., China
Title to Be Announced

Peng Xi, Peking Univ., China
Super-resolution dipole orientation microscopy

Da Xing, South China Normal Univ., China
Progress of photoacoustic technology in medicine

Yoshiaki Yasuno, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan
Jones matrix tomography - principle, implementation, and application

CLEO 16: Plasmonics and Metamaterials

Tutorial Speakers

Xiang Zhang, Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Soft Metamaterials: Self-Gauged Assembly, Non-Equilibrium Matters, and 3D Super-Resolution Imaging

Anotony Zayats, King's College London, UK
Ultrafast control of light polarization in nonlinear metamaterials

Invited Speakers

Howard Ho Wai Lee, Baylor Univ., USA
Tunable conducting oxide epsilon-near-zero meta-devices

Jensen T H Li, The Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Title to Be Announced

Xifeng Ren, Univ. of Science and Technology China, China
Quantum entanglement of surface plasmons

Jing Hua Teng, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore
Sieving photons for wavefront manipulation

Jianfang Wang, The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Plasmon resonance-enabled control of light direction

Xiaocong Yuan, Shenzhen Univ., China
Harnessing surface plasmons with structured-surface and structured-light

Lei Zhou, Fudan Univ., China
High-efficiency, multifunctional and tunable metasurfaces

CLEO 17: Optical Sensors and Systems

Tutorial Speaker

Gilberto Brambilla, Univ. of Southampton, UK
New approaches to optical fibre sensing

Invited Speakers

Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
Multicore optical fiber sensors

Bo Dong, Xian Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics of CAS, China
Dual cladding modes fiber interferometer and its application in fiber sensor

Songnian Fu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, China
Specialty few mode fiber and its application

Young-Geun Han, Hanyang Univ., South Korea
Investigation on temperature sensitivities of microfiber Mach-Zehnder interferometers

Zuyuan He, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Advances in Fiber-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensors

Yunqi Liu, Shanghai Univ., China
Long-period fiber grating sensors based on high order mode coupling

Zinan Wang, Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology, China
Phase-sensitive OTDR based on coherent detection

Xuping Zhang, Nanjing Univ., China
The monitoring of electrical transmission lines based on multi-parameter distributed optical fiber sensing

CLEO 18: Imaging, Display and Storage Technologies

Tutorial Speaker

Peter Wai Ming Tsang, City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Displaying digital holograms on phase-only devices

Invited Speakers

Yoshio Hayasaki , Utsunomiya Univ., Japan
Volumetric bubble display

Cheng Lei, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Time-stretch imaging: recent advances and trends

Linbo Liu, Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore
Seeing the unseen using micro-optical coherence tomography

Jung-Hoon Park, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Overcoming the multiple scattering limit for bio-imaging

Huimin Xie, Tsinghua Univ., China
Characterization of Mechanical Properties of Structures Based on the Thin Film Using Optical Technique

Tao Yang, Nanjing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Broadband and high resolution spectrometer based on 2D imaging and optimization algorithm

Toyohiko Yatagai, Utsunomiya Univ., Japan
Polarization Holography and its Application to Optical Data Storage

Renjie Zhou, The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Depth-Resolved Quantitative Phase Microscopy for 3D Imaging

Chao Zhou, Lehigh Univ., USA
Ultrahigh speed optical coherence tomography and its applications

Chao Zuo, Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology, China
Micro Fourier Transform Profilometry (μFTP): 3D shape measurement at 10,000 frames per second

CLEO 19: Microwave Photonics

Tutorial Speaker

Jianping Yao, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Integrated Photonic Circuits for Microwave Photonics

Invited Speakers

Maurizio Burla, ETH, Switzerland
Microwave nanophotonic technologies

Guillermo Carpintero, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Monolithic and Heterogeneous Microwave/Millimeter-wave Photonic Integrated Circuits

Yi Dong, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
High Precision Time and Frequency Transfer over Optical Fiber Links

Ming Li, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China
Integrated optoelectronic oscillator

Simin Li, Nanjing Univ. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Flat-top resonance in single-microring for reconfigurable integrated microwave photonics

Motoharu Matsuura, Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan
Power-over-Fiber for Radio-over-Fiber-Based Distributed Antenna Systems

Salvador Sales, ITEAM-Research Institute Univ. Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
RoF links in the front-haul network for the future 5G communications

Shilie Zheng, Zhejiang Univ., China
Microwave OAM devices and systems