15th Mediterranean Workshop and Topical Meeting Novel Optical Materials and Applications

Grand Hotel San Michele, Cetraro - Italy, May 22-28, 2022

Registration

deadline: March 1st/2022

Abstract Submission

deadline: March 1st/2022

Hotel Reservation

deadline: March 1st/2022

Transfers

deadline: March 1st/2022

Scope

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The focus of the 15th NOMA is on novel optical materials that possess unique characteristics for application in nonlinear- and electro-optics, communications, sensing, integrated- and nano- and bio-photonics/phononics. Materials of interest include, but are not limited to, optofludics, nano-structured metamaterials/metasurfaces, photonic crystals, liquid crystals and soft matters, nonlinear and electro-optical crystals. 

  The meeting provides a forum for invited presentations on the fundamentals of these materials and their roles in actual optical devices, and oral/poster presentations of new research results and developments. Participants will have ample time to learn new materials and optical system applications and involve themselves in ideas exchange and discussions in a picturesque setting.

Program Advisory Committee Members

T. Bunning

AFRL USA

F. Capasso

Harvard Univ. USA

C. Denz

Muenster Univ. Germ.

S. Fainman

Univ. California USA

C. Flytzanis

ENS France

M. Kauranen

Tampere Univ. Finland

I. C. Khoo

Penn State Univ. USA

B. Kippelen

Georgia Tech. USA

F. Omenetto

Tufts Univ. USA

D. Psaltis

EPFL Switzerland

F. Simoni

Univ. Pol. Marche Italy

V. Shalaev

Purdue Univ., USA

G. Strangi

CWR Univ. USA

N. Tabiryan

Beam Co. USA

C. Umeton

Univ. Calabria Italy

Conference Chair

 

Prof. C. Umeton

Dipartimento di Fisica, Università della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS) - Italy

 

Program Co-chairs

Prof. F. Simoni

Dipartimento di Scienze e Ingegneria della Materia, dell'Ambiente e Urbanistica, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 60131 ANCONA - Italy

Prof. I. C. Khoo

Department of Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA.

Venue

Grand Hotel San Michele, Cetraro - Italy

NOMA will be held in the 4-star hotel "Grand Hotel San Michele" at Cetraro, Italy. The hotel possesses modern meeting facilities, a private Mediterranean beach for swimming and outdoor dining, golf course, vineyard and cellar, swimming pool, tennis court, bars and restaurants with complete meal services.

Sponsors and Cooperating Societies

ANOMA, Association for Novel Optical Materials and Applications
UNICAL, Dipartimento di Fisica - Università della Calabria
*TOP Class, Tour Operator
*BEAM, Engineering for Advanced Measurements Co.

*CNR, CNR-Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
*IEEE Photonics Society
*OSA, Optical Society of America
*SICL, Società Italiana Cristalli Liquidi
*SIF, Società Italiana di Fisica
*SIOF, Società Italiana di Ottica e Fotonica

[*] to be confirmed

Local Organizing Committee

R. Caputo

Dipartimento di Fisica, Università della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS) - Italy

A. De Luca

Dipartimento di Fisica, Università della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS) - Italy

G. Cipparrone

Dipartimento di Fisica, Università della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS) - Italy