Events archive

Previous events, lectures and seminars

Here you will find details of past Zepler Institute events. You may also like to explore the University’s other upcoming events relating to electronics and photonics listed to the right of this page.
Quantum technologies and artificial intelligence for new frontiers in imaging Prof Daniele Faccio, University of Glasgow, UK Tuesday 17 April 2018, 11:30-12:30 Abstract Recent developments in two fields, single photon counting and neural networks, have opened a series of opportunities that are... Read more
The Future Photonics Hub at the Materials Research Exchange 2018 MRE 2018, 12-13 March 2018, London Visit the Future Photonics Hub booth (#57) for innovations in advanced materials and fabrication processes. Members of our Future Photonics Hub team will be joined by partners from the National... Read more
Call: CORNERSTONE MPW Service - sixth call Deadline: Friday 6 April 2018 CORNERSTONE users are invited to submit designs to the sixth call. The platform is 220 nm Si / 2 µm buried oxide (BOX) silicon-on-insulator (SOI). There will be 3 silicon etches of 70 nm (grating couplers), 120 nm (rib... Read more
Levitation Nano-optomechanics Prof Romain Quidant, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Science, and ICREA-Institució Catalana de Rercerca, Estudis Avançats, Barcelona Abstract Optomechanics holds great promises to push the limits of experimental physics, opening new opportunities in ultra-weak force... Read more
SPIE Photonics West 2018 (29 Jan - 1 Feb, San Francisco) Are you going to Photonics West 2018? Find us there Research from Southampton will be presented in numerous talks and posters at this year’s SPIE Photonics West, alongside papers from our partners in the Future Photonics Hub - the National... Read more
Thermal Imaging and Active Thermography Seminar Quantum Design UK and Ireland About this event Quantum Design UK and Ireland invites you to register for our free-to-attend seminar on Thermal Imaging and Active Thermography – organised alongside one of our IR camera partners, Infratec GmbH. This... Read more
Addressable interconnections and switching devices using solitonic waveguides Prof Eugenio Fazio, Sapienza Università di Roma Abstract In the last two decades self-confined beams (spatial solitons) have been proposed as basic interconnections for self-organising integrated photonic circuits. Their... Read more
Entangled Imaging Prof Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow Part of the Zepler Institute Quantum Technologies Lecture Series Abstract Ghost imaging was first demonstratedin the 1990s by Shih and co-workers using entangled photon pairs created by parametric down-conversion to obtain an image using... Read more
Large-area conformable electronic skin Ravinder Dahiya, Director of Electronics Systems and Design Centre, Glasgow Abstract Often applications require electronics to conform to 3D surfaces and this calls for new methods to realise device and circuits on unconventional substrates such as plastics... Read more
Photonic quantum technologies: Metrology, Spins and Photons Prof J.G. Rarity, University of Bristol Part of the Zepler Institute Quantum Technologies Lecture Series Abstract In Bristol, we are researching the full range of applications of photonic quantum technologies including quantum... Read more
Call for Proposals: Photonics Innovation Fund Photonic Manufacturing, Metamaterials and Metadevices, Silicon Photonics Deadline: 18 December 2017 The Future Photonics Hub together with the Physics & Technology of Metadevices Metasystems Programme Grant and the Silicon Photonics for Future... Read more
Quasi-gradient sub-diffraction focusing with metamaterial super-oscillatory lenses Guanghui Yuan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Abstract After a brief review on optical super-oscillation work done in CDPT/NTU, I will introduce our recent progress on the quasi-gradient sub-diffraction... Read more
Fabrication of on-chip integrated quantum optical devices based on ferroelectric materials Christof Eigner, Paderborn University, Germany Abstract Integration of complex optical setups is a promising way forward for current photonic quantum technologies. So far, most quantum applications were based... Read more
Magneto optical trapping and sub-Doppler cooling of molecules 19 September 2017, B53 4025 Highfield Campus, University of Southampton Invited Speaker: Prof Edward A. Hinds, Centre for Cold Matter, Imperial College London, UK Zepler Institute Quantum Technology Lecture Series, Inaugural Lecture... Read more
Photonex & Silicon photonics adoption in UK industry - impact by collaboration 11-12 October 2017, Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK Photonex - visit stand IL01 Photonex is the UK's largest exhibition of photonics and light technologies. Held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, the event provides users of... Read more
Silicon Photonics: An afternoon of invited lectures from KAIST 15 September 2017, B53 4025 Highfield Campus, University of Southampton Join us to welcome visitors from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Agenda and abstracts 15:00-15:50 - Silicon-based Optoelectronic Devices... Read more
Call: Free Silicon Photonics Active Device Fabrication for UK Institutions Fourth fabrication call, September 2017 As part of the EPSRC-funded CORNERSTONE project, research institutions are invited to submit mask designs to the forthcoming Silicon Photonics Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) run. This... Read more
Coherent Laser Beam Combining: Past, Present, and Future Prof James R. Leger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA Abstract Laser beam combining is currently seen as the primary route to high optical radiance in many laser systems. A wide variety of approaches have been developed since the... Read more
Laser World of Photonics Munich 26-29 June 2017, Messe Munich, Germany Visit the ORC booth in Hall B2, stand number 128 The Optoelectronics Research Centre's team of researchers and business development staff will be based on the UK Pavilion ready to demonstrate some of our latest research and... Read more
CLEO/Pacific Rim 31 July-4 August 2017, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore The CLEO/Pacific Rim Conference series is sponsored by the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP); the Electronics Society of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering (IEICE/ES); the... Read more
Photonics and Electronics Fabrication 15 June 2017, Garden Court, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus An Impactech event, in association with NMI, the Champion for the UK Electronic Systems & Technology Industry The Impactech team would like to invite you to attend 'Photonics and... Read more
Call: Free Silicon Photonics Fabrication for UK Institutions Second fabrication call, May 2017 As part of the EPSRC-funded CORNERSTONE project, research institutions are invited to submit mask designs to the forthcoming Silicon Photonics Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) run. This service is offered free... Read more
“X-ray lasers” on a tabletop: New science and new opportunities for technology Prof Henry C. Kapteyn, University of Colorado at Boulder Zepler Institute Distinguished Speaker Lecture Abstract The ability to generate coherent laser-like beams of ultrashort-pulse x-rays using the process of high-... Read more
International Symposium on Ultrafast Photonics Technologies (ISUPT) 2017 10-11 July 2017, University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art, Winchester UK Early bird registration closes 31 March 2017. For full details and to register, visit We would like to invite you to the... Read more
Silicon Photonics – Emerging Devices and Applications Prof Hon Ki Tsang, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, *Currently Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge Abstract Silicon photonics has emerged since the start of this century to become one of the... Read more