Grand challenges in optics session

Berlin Adlershof, Germany
Part of: 
EOSAM 2014
15 September 2014 - 19 September 2014

For the fourth time, a special session of EOSAM is dedicated to the “Grand Challenges in Optics". In this session world-class speakers are going to talk about technologies which are revolutionary, uncommon and not realizable to date, but can pave the way for an even brighter future in optics and photonics. 


  • Chair: Paul Urbach, TU Delft (NL)
  • Co-Chair: Hans-Peter Herzig ,  Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale  de Lausanne (EPFL)(CH)

The invited and confirmed speakers are (titles are tentative):

  • Tobias Kippenberg, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), (CH): The mechanical properties of light
  • Ferenc Krausz, Max-Planck Institut fur Quantenoptik, Garching (DE): Attosecond Photonics
  • Aristide Dogariu, The University of Central Florida (US): Negative optical forces
  • Markus Weber, Carl Zeiss AG (DE): Future trends and upcoming technologies