Program of the Photonics@be doctoral school 2017

Monday May 15th, 2017
08.00 - 10.00 Arrival of participants
09.00 - 10.00 Coffee with croissants
10.00 - 10.15 "Introduction", Serge Massar, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
10.15 - 12.45 "Tunable linear and nonlinear response of graphene", Bart Kuyken, Universiteit Gent, Belgium and "Detailed characterization of graphene optical nonlinearity", Evdokia Dremetsika, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium and "Nonlinear graphene-covered waveguide devices: understanding the physics and optimizing the fabrication", Nathalie Vermeulen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
12.45 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 16.00 "Graphene and spintronics", Pierre Seneor, Université Paris-Sud, CNRS, France
16.00 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 19.00 Free time
19.00 - 20.30 Dinner
20.30 - 22.30 "Poster session"
Tuesday May 16th, 2017
08.00 - 09.00 Breakfast
09.00 - 10.30 "Active and switchable metamaterials", Eric Plum, ORC, University of Southampton, UK
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30 "Optoelectronic terahertz generation and detection", Jean-Francois Lampin, IEMN, Université de Lille, France
12.30 - 15.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.00 Board meeting
15.00 - 16.30 "Strong coupling and nonlinear phenomena in photonics", Said Rodriguez, Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures, Université Paris-Sud, France
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee break
17.00 - 18.30 "Terahertz metamaterials", Philippe Tassin, Chalmers University, Sweden
18.30 - 20.30 Free time
20.30 - 23.00 Barbecue
Wednesday May 17th, 2017
08.00 - 09.30 Breakfast
09.30 - 10.00 "Microwave photonics", Kasper Van Gasse, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
10.00 - 10.30 "Introduction to Parity-Time symmetry in photonics", Nicolas Rivolta, Université de Mons, Belgium
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30 "Chiral metamaterials", Ventsislav Valev, University of Bath, UK
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 16.30 "Topical Discussions on each workpackage" (details to be specified)
16.30 - 16.40 Concluding remarks, Serge Massar, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium