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.
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
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
Photonic Systems, Circuits and Sensors Group Showcase Find out about the research and facilities in the Zepler Institute's Photonic Systems, Circuits and Sensors Group About the event The Photonic Systems, Circuits and Sensors Group (PSCS), led by Prof Graham Reed, invite you to an afternoon... Read more
Quantum Technologies using Light and Matter Professor Ian Walmsley FRS, University of Oxford Abstract Quantum mechanics provide a new paradigm for engineering design, promising new functionality for sensors, communications, simulation and computation based on the properties of superposition and... Read more
Low-power consumption integrated photonics for datacom applications Di Liang, Research Scientist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Labs Abstract Large-scale computer installations are now severely limited by network bandwidth constraints and energy costs arising from architectural designs originally... Read more
Plasmon-based nanophotonics: Challenges and perspectives Professor Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi, SDU Nano Optics, University of Southern Denmark Abstract The field of plasmonics deals with diverse effects and phenomena brought about by electromagnetic excitations, in which free electron oscillations in... Read more
Call: The Future Photonics Hub Innovation Fund 2016 First call for research proposals (September 2016) The EPSRC-funded Future Photonics Hub has available a “Innovation fund” to enable the inclusion of academic partners who bring additional value to the programme. Initial engagement will be via... Read more
The Future Photonics Hub Industry Day Advancing the manufacturing of next-generation light technologies This event has taken place. Thank you to those of you that were able to attend. If you did not make it on the day, a selection of the presentations are available to download from the links at the... Read more
The Zepler Institute Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series presents: Arbitrary self-configuring optics – a new opportunity for silicon photonics Professor David A. B. Miller, Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University Abstract Silicon photonics technology allows the construction of highly complex... Read more
What we expect from high refractive index materials Professor Boris Luk`yanchuk, Data Storage Institute, A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), 138634 Singapore Abstract During light scattering in structures with high refractive index one can produce strong optically-induced electric... Read more
Innovative Future Sensors: technical meeting in partnership with Jemi (the Joint Equipment and Materials Initiative) and Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group Annual Conference Innovative Future Sensors: Jemi joint technical meeting, Thursday 30 June 2016, 09:55-17:00 We are pleased to announce... Read more
The Zepler Institute presents: New Material Platforms & Metasurface Designs for Plasmonics and Quantum Photonics Professor Vladimir M. Shalaev, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University Abstract We outline the recent progress in the... Read more
Recent advances in metamaterials and metasurfaces from Down Under Professor Yuri Kivshar, Nonlinear Physics Center, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Abstract Rapid progress in the fields of plasmonics and metamaterials is driven by their ability to enhance near-field effects with... Read more
Spectra-Physics 'Lunch and Learn' seminar Very Short Pulse Lasers and their Applications Spectra-Physics is a proven volume supplier of industrial lasers. On Wednesday 20 April 2016, members of the their team will be visiting the University to present a seminar entitled 'Very Short Pulse Lasers and... Read more
Building a Better Biosensor An informal workshop, strengthening links between research groups Outline The interaction of photons or electrons with biological matter can be harnessed to biosensing, whereas the second kind of interaction holds a promise to better biosensing, thanks to the direct... Read more
Nature Photonics… ten years on Oliver Graydon, Chief Editor, Nature Photonics Abstract In January 2017, Nature Photonics will celebrate its 10th anniversary. This talk will discuss how the journal and publishing landscape has evolved over the past decade since launch and various new initiatives... Read more