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Les Houches Int. School on Parametric Nonlinear Optics, April 20th - May 1st, 2015

by Sebastien_Tanzilli - published on

- Organizers : Benoît Boulanger, Robert W. Boyd & Patricia Segonds

- Covered thematics:

  • Classical linear optics and perturbative nonlinear optics
    Lecturers: Ady Arie (Il), Benoît Boulanger (Fr), Robert Boyd (Us/Ca), Marty Fejer (USA), Fredrik Laurell (Se), Gerd Leuchs(De),Guy Millot (Fr)
    • Basic equations, nonlinear susceptibilies, the primary interactions
    • Tensor calculation, symmetries
    • Birefringent phase-matching in bulk crystals
    • Adiabatic frequency conversion, quasi-phase-matching in bulk crystals, waveguides and photonic crystals
    • Mode-matching and nonlinear optics in optical fibers
    • Whispering gallery modes & frequency combs in micro and nanocavities
  • Quantum nonlinear optics
    Lecturers: Alain Aspect (Fr), Robert W. Boyd (Us/Ca), Maria Chekhova (De), Claude Fabre (Fr), Gerd Leuchs(De), Miles J. Padgett (UK), Sébastien Tanzilli (Fr)
    • Operators
    • Correlations
    • Entanglement
    • Squeezing
    • Orbital Angular Momentum
  • Extreme nonlinear optics
    Lecturers: Paul Corkum (Ca), Gérard Mourou (Fr)
    • Fundamentals
    • High harmonic generation
  • Nonlinear media
    Lecturers: Gérard Aka (Fr), Benoît Boulanger (Fr), Marty Fejer (USA), Fredrik Laurell (Se), Isabelle Ledoux Rak (Fr), Martti Kauranen (Fi), Valentin Petrov (Ge), Patricia Segonds (Fr), Valérie Veniard (Fr)
    • Material engineering for nonlinear optics
    • Modeling of optical nonlinearities
    • Characterization of nanostructures, surfaces and bulk crystals
    • Parasitic effects
    • Performances & spectral domains from ultra-violet to infrared
  • Parametric devices and applications
    Lecturers: Ady Arie (Il), Andrius Baltuska (Au), Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh (Es), Antoine Godard (Fr), Marie-Claire Schanne-Klein (Fr), Thomas Südmeyer (Ch), Hugo Zbinden (Ch)
    • Optical parametric generators, amplificators & oscillators
    • Ultra short pulse laser technologies
    • Gas detection, LIDAR
    • Biophotonics
    • Quantum information
    • Nonlinear holography
    • Novel high power sources and their challenges, CEP-stabilization, applications in metrology

- Registration:

Please download the application file by clicking on the thumbnail below, fill it, and send it to Les Houches NLO registration

Les Houches NLO Registration file

- Sponsors:

  • Société Française d’Optique (SFO)
  • CNRS
  • Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France (UJF)
  • UNESCO International Year of Light 2015 (Light 2015)

- For more information: please visit the dedicated webpage Les Houches School on NLO