13:15 Welcome Desk & Registration (13:15 - 13:45)
13:45 - 14:00 - Room Enzian Opening Session

14:00 - 15:30 - Room Enzian Panel - "Reflections" about Light under the celebrations of the International Year of Light

Panel Chair:

Paulo A. Ribeiro, CEFITEC/FCT/UNL, Portugal

Panel Panelists:

Wolfgang Schade, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany

Ludger Wöste, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

15:30 Coffee-Break (15:30 - 15:45)
15:45 - 16:45 - Room Enzian Keynote Lecture New Advances in Fabry-perot Cavity for Sensing Applications Orlando Frazão, INESC Porto, Portugal
16:45 - 18:45 - Room Bernina Parallel Session 1 - OSENS
  • 1: Crack Growth Monitoring by Embedded Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors - Fibre Reinforced Plastic Crack Growing Detection G. Pereira, L. Mikkelsen and M. McGugan
  • 5: Fiber Optic Sensor Configurations R. A. Perez-Herrera and M. Lopez-Amo
  • 6: Cones-assembled Grating for Long-range Fiber-optic Linear Displacement Sensor Zeina El Rawashdeh, Philippe Revel, Christine Prelle and Frédéric Lamarque
  • 7: Enhanced Stability and Re-usability of the Optical Sensor for pH Monitoring Using a Layer-by-layer Deposition Technique Nahid Raoufi, Frederic Surre, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, Tong Sun and Kenneth T. V. Grattan
16:45 - 19:15 - Room Siemenssaal Parallel Session 1 - Lasers & Optics
  • 21: Specific Electrodynamical Features of a Plasma Channel Created in Gas by Powerful Femtosecond UV Laser Pulse - Application to the Problem of Guiding and Amplification of Microwave Radiation A. V. Bogatskaya, A. M. Popov and E. A. Volkova
  • 24: High-power Simultaneously Q-switched and Kerr-lens Mode-locked Eye-safe Nd:YAP/YVO4 Intracavity Raman Laser Based on Injection Locking Zaijun Chen, Yumeng Liu, Zhenqiang Chen, Hao Yin, Zhen Li and Weidong Chen
  • 10: Scattering of a Partially Coherent Pulse from a Sphere with Semisoft Boundaries Hai Xia Wang, Chao Liang Ding, Yong Tao Zhang, Zhi Guo Zhao and Liu Zhan Pan
  • 22: On the Sol-gel Preparation of Selected Lanthanide Aluminium Garnets Doped with Europium L. Pavasaryte, B. J. Lopez and A. Kareiva
  • 23: Over Ten-millijoule Eye-safe Laser Generation by Extra-cavity Optical Parametric Oscillator Driven with a Diode-pumped Nd:YAG/Cr4+:YAG Q-Switched Laser Y. P. Huang, Y. J. Huang and Y. F. Chen

  • DEMO
    Daniel Zimmer, Newport Spectra-Physics GmbH, Germany
16:45 - 19:15 - Room Glacier Parallel Session 1 - Photonics & Optics
  • 54: Millimetre-wave Electro-Optic Modulator with Quasi-Phase-Matching Array of Orthogonal-Gap-Embedded Patch-antennas on Low-k Dielectric Material Yusuf Nur Wijayanto, Atsushi Kanno, Hiroshi Murata, Sinya Nakajima, Tetsuya Kawanishi and Yasuyuki Okamura
  • 59: Combination of Characteristic Green’s Function Technique and Rational Function Fitting Method for Computation of Modal Reflectivity at the Optical Waveguide End-facet Abdorreza Torabi and Amir Ahmad Shishegar
  • 65: High Performance Silicon-on-Sapphire Subwavelength Grating Coupler for 2.7μm Wavelength Jingjing Zhang, Junbo Yang, Wenjun Wu, Honghui Jia and Shengli Chang
  • 98: Performance Evaluation of the Clustering Based Sequence Equalizer in Direct Detection Optical Communication Links Kristina Georgoulakis and George-Othon Glentis

  • DEMO
    A Faster, More Accurate Way of Characterizing Cube Beamsplitters using the Agilent Cary 7000 Universal Measurement Spectrophotometer (UMS)
    Andreas Kerstan, Agilent Technologies, Germany
19:15 Welcome Drink (19:15 - 19:45)