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

Workshop Speakers

W1. Artificial intelligence in photonics

Invited Speakers

Aydogan Ozcan, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Machine Learning Enabled Computational Imaging and Sensing for Point-of-Care Medicine and Global Health

Andrew Laine, Columbia University, USA
Quantitative imaging in classification of lung disease

Lei Zhang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
Super-Resolution of Nano-scale Particles with A Single Frame Wide-Field Microscopy

Robert Huber, Universität zu Lübeck / Institut für Biomedizinische Optik, Germany
Towards artificial intelligence for bionic imaging in advanced endo-microscopy

David Brady, Duke University, USA
Compressive Sampling and Artificial Neural Networks for Array Cameras

YongKeun Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Rapid and label-free detection of anthrax spores using quantitative phase imaging and deep learning

Alan P.T. Lau, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
Machine Learning Techniques for Optical Communications and Networks

Muneeb Khalid, Alazar Technologies Inc., Canada
Data acquisition and direct graphic memory access for high throughput GPU-based processing

Sifeng He, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Computationally-efficient and Hallucination-free Medical Image Super Resolution

W2. Optical microscopy and super-resolution imaging

Invited Speakers

Peter So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
High Throughput, High Content Neurobiological Imaging

Guoan Zheng, University of Connecticut, USA
Fourier Ptychographic Imaging and a Machine-learning Approach

Yongkeun Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Holotomography for Non-invasive Label-free 3D Imaging of Live Cells and Tissues

Gabriel Popescu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Quantitative Histopathology of Stained Tissues using Color Spatial Light Interference (cSLIM)

Zhuyuan Wang, Southeast University, China
Single Molecule Localization Imaging and SERS Detection of Exosomes for Cancer Diagnosis

Kimani Toussaint, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Polarimetric-Based Quantitative Second-Harmonic Generation Microscopy

Cuifang Kuang, Zhejiang University, China
Super-resolution Volume Imaging based on Multi-angle TIRF Microscopy

W3. Advanced laser micro-nanofabrication for photonics

Invited Speakers

Andrei Rode, Australian National University, Australia
Material modification at Megabar pressures with ultrashort microjoule pulses

Kwang-Sup Lee, Hannam University, South Korea
Diverse applications of 3D nano/micro-structures fabricated by two-photon photolithography

Feng Chen, Shandong University, China
Femtosecond laser writing of nonlinear optical waveguides

Yoshiaki Nishijima, Yokohama National University, Japan
Sub-micron plasmonic metasurfaces for mid infrared sensing application

David Moss, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Microcombs for photonic microwave and RF devices

Vygantas Mizeikis, Shizuoka University, Japan
Fabrication of optical field concentrator structures using direct laser write technique

Qi-Dai Chen, Jilin University, China
Micro-optics elements fabricated by femtosecond laser direct writing

F. Ömer Ilday, Bilkent University, Turkey
Ultrafast laser-controlled, nonlinear feedback-driven self-organization of nanostructures

W4. Advanced THz devices and systems

Invited Speakers

Christoph Lange, University of Regensburg, Germany
Nonlinear subcycle THz quantum dynamics of electronic charges and spins

Hyunsoo Yang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Advancing terahertz technology using spintronics

Manfred Helm, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
THz relaxation dynamics and nonlinear optics in graphene

Jérôme Faist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers: single mode operation and frequency combs

Takayuki Watanabe, Tohoku University, Japan
Broadband terahertz light emission and lasing operation in current-injection distributed-feedback dual-gate graphene-channel field-effect transistor

Ya Zhang, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Novel thermomechanical terahertz detection by using fundamental and coupled modes in doubly clamped MEMS beam resonators

W5. Photonic quantum computing

Invited Speakers

Satoshi Iwamoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Advances in quantum dot cavity quantum electrodynamics using photonic crystal nanocavities

Niels Gregersen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Designing single-photon sources: towards unity

Fabio Sciarrino, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Machine learning for processing and certification of photonic quantum information

Anthony Laing, University of Bristol, UK
Photonic simulations of molecular quantum dynamics

Leonardo Midolo, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Quantum photonic circuits with semiconductor quantum dots

Wenfu Zhang, Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, CAS, China
Silicon-based high-index-contrast waveguides for nonlinear optics and quantum photonics

Daniel Riedel, University of Basel, Switzerland
Deterministic enhancement of coherent photon generation from a nitrogen-vacancy centre in ultrapure diamond

Yuanzhao Yao, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
Excitonic aharonov-bohm effect in ring-shaped semiconductor nanostructures

John O'Hara, University of Sheffield, UK
High Purcell factor generation of indistinguishable on-chip single photons

W6. Topology and novel symmetry in optics

Invited Speakers

Nicholas X. Fang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Collective Behaviors of 2D Plasmon-Polaritons: From Topological States to Emission Engineering

Yidong Chong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Magneto-optical Dirac cones

Namkyoo Park, Seoul National University, South Korea
Symmetries in Optical Hamiltonians for Isospectrality

Jianwen Dong, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
All-dielectric valley photonic crystals: Paving the way to topological nanophotonics

Baile Zhang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Spin-valley locking and topological phase transition in photonic crystals

Qinghai Song, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Microlasers around exceptional points and their applications

Haitao Jiang, Tongji University, China
Experimental demonstration of the robust edge states in a split-ring-resonator chain

W7. Optical resonators: fundamentals and applications

Invited Speakers

Kyungwon An, Seoul National University, South Korea
Coherent thresholdless lasing by single-atom superradiance

Tal Carmon, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Flying nano-couplers make an irreversible index of refraction

Chunhua Dong, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Optomechanically induced non-reciprocity

Pascal Del’Haye, National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, UK
Spontaneous symmetry breaking and optically induced nonreciprocity of counterpropagating light in microresonators

Takasumi Tanabe, Keio University, Japan
Brillouin lasing in a coupled toroid microcavities system

Yun-Feng Xiao, Peking University, China
Ultra-high-Q asymmetric microcavity optics and photonics

Andrew Poon, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
Integrated microdisk lasers and nonlinear light sources on a silicon chip

W8. Microstructured optical fibers and applications

Invited Speakers

Jonathan Knight, University of Bath, UK
Hollow optical fibres: What do we add by taking away the core?

Xin Jiang, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Soft-glass micro-/nano-structured fibres

Wei Ding, Institute of Physics, CAS, China
Confinement loss in hollow-core negative curvature fiber

Tristan Kremp, OFS laboratory, USA
Improved Design and Fabrication of Low Loss Single Mode Photonic Bandgap Hollow Core Fibers

Markus Schmidt, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
Optofluidic microstructured fibers: a tool to detect freely diffusing nanoobjects

John Travers, Heriot-watt University, UK
Nonlinear optics in gas-filled microstructured fibres

Tijmen G. Euser, University of Cambridge, UK
Optofluidic hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Wei Jin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
Photonic crystal fiber gas sensors

W9. Tailored complex optical fields: from twisted light to structured light

Invited Speakers

Federico Capasso, Harvard University, USA
J-plates for spin to total angular momentum conversion and complex structured light generation

Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, USA
Opto-mechanical interactions with OAM states

Andrew Forbes, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Ghost imaging with structured photons

Cornelia Denz, University of Muenster, Germany
Tailored vectorial light landscapes pioneer applications in nanophotonics and quantum optics

Yangjian Cai, Soochow University, China
Manipulating the spatial coherence of vortex beam and orbital angular moment measurement

Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan
Wavelength-versatile vortex parametric sources

Mo Mojahedi, University of Toronto, Canada
Longitudinally structured light and its applications

Qiwen Zhan, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China; University of Dayton, USA
Complex optical fields: recent advances and future perspectives

Filippo Romanato, University of Padova, Italy
iMux: integrated device for orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing

Bora Ung, Université du Québec, Canada
Annular beams: their generation and transmission in optical fibers

Xiaocong Yuan, Shenzhen University, China
Singular optical beam multiplexing communication for next generation high performance computing

Alan Willner, University of Southern California, USA
Some practical issues with free-space OAM-based optical communications

Jian Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Structured light communications: advances and perspectives

W10. Visible light communications

Tutorial Speaker

Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Visible Light Communication: Devices and Systems

Invited Speakers

Takaya Yamazato, Nagoya University, Japan
Overview of image-sensor communication

Gong-Ru Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C
InGaN/GaN Laser Diodes for Visible Light Communications and Beyond

Anthony E. Kelly, University of Glasgow, UK
InGaN/GaN Laser Diodes for Visible Light Communications and Beyond

Jaafar M. H. Elmirghani, University of Leeds, UK
VLC Systems with CGHs

Jin Xu, Zhejiang University, China
Practical Considerations on Underwater Wireless Optical Communication

W11. Advanced laser display

Invited Speakers

Yong Bi, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, CAS, China
High Efficiency and Compact Lasers Modules for Laser

Degang Zhao, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China
Performance improvement of GaN-based laser diodes by considering the residual carbon impurities and modulating the device structure

Fushan Li, Fuzhou University, China
Quantum dot light-emitting display technology

Lixin Xu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Laser display: theory and technology

Wenjiang Shen, Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics,CAS, China
MEMS 2D scanning micromirror for Laser Display

Zhaomin Tong, Shanxi University, China
Methods for Laser Speckle Reduction in Projection Displays

W12. Solar energy materials and devices

Invited Speakers

Peng Wang, Zhejiang University, China
Organic dye-sensitized solar cells

Baoquan Sun, Soochow University, China
Nanostructured silicon used for integrating energy harvesting device

Tae-Dong Kim, Hannam University, Republic of Korea
Enhanced photovoltaic performance of polymeric solar cells through side-chain engineering

Jun Liu, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, CAS, China
n-Type polymer semiconductors containing boron-nitrogen coordination bond and their application in all polymer solar cells

Guojia Fang, Wuhan University, China
Enhanced performance of perovskite solar cells with electron transport layer of SnO2 quantum dots

Xuming Zhang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
Microfluidics for photoenzymatic CO2 conversion using solar energy