The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of EPS is delighted to announce that Prof. Albert Polman has been elected the winner of the 2017 prize for Research into the Science of Light “for mastering light at the nanoscale and for demonstrating novel applications in nanoscale optical circuits, photovoltaics, and super-resolution imaging”. The prize will be awarded at the forthcoming 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (Nanometa) to be held in Seefeld, Austria from January 4-7, 2017.
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of the European Physical Society (EPS) is soliciting nominations for the biennial prize Research into the Science of Light to be presented at the Nanometa Conference organised in Seefeld, Austria, between 4-7 January 2017.
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of the European Physical Society is presently soliciting nominations for their biennial prize Research into the Science of Light. Details of the required material to provide are given below.
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division [QEOD] board is delighted to announce that Prof. Reinhard Kienberger has been elected the winner of the 2016 prize for ‘Research in Laser Science and Applications’ for his seminal contributions to establishing the basic techniques for attosecond science with laser-based as well as accelerator-based sources. The prize will be awarded at the forthcoming Europhoton conference on Solid-State, Fibre and Waveguide Coherent Light Source to be held in Vienna, Austria from 21-26 August, 2016.
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division [QEOD] of the European Physical Society [EPS] is presently soliciting nominations for their biennial prize in ‘Research in Laser Science and Applications’ to be presented at the 2016 Europhoton Conference on Solid-State, Fibre and Waveguide Coherent Light Sources. Details of the application procedure and information required are given below.
The 7th Europhoton conference organised by the EPS Quantum-Optics and Electronics Division [EPS QEOD] will focus on “Solid State, Fibre, and Waveguide Coherent Light Sources”. It will be held at Technische Universität in Vienna, Auqtria, right in the city centre from 21-26 August 2016.
The summer of the International Year of Light ended brilliantly in France.
After PETAL’s achievement celebrated in mid-September near Bordeaux (see related e-EPS news of this issue), the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) together with Université Paris-Saclay (which includes the Ecole Polytechnique, ENSTA, IOGS and the Université Paris-Sud) inaugurated the APOLLON laser facility on the 29th of October 2015. This inauguration took place in the presence of the French State Secretary for Higher Education and Research, Mr. Thierry Mandon, the Vice-President of the Ile-de-France Regional …
The European Physical Society is delighted to announce the 2015 winners of its young researcher Prizes in Quantum Electronics and Optics. These prizes are awarded once every two years, and recognise the highest level of excellence amongst emerging researchers. The young researcher prizes include the prestigious Fresnel prize for research achievements obtained before the age of 35, as well as prizes for the best nominated European PhD theses in optics over the last two years. The awards were presented in a ceremony on Tuesday June 23rd at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Europe and the European Quantum Electronics Conference (EQEC), held during the World of Photonics Congress in Munich, Germany.
The European Physical Society is delighted to announce the winners for 2015 of its two most prestigious prizes in Quantum Electronics and Optics. These prizes, awarded every two years, recognize the highest level of achievements in fundamental and applied research in optical physics. The awards will be presented in a special Plenary Ceremony on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 during the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO®/Europe) and the European Quantum Electronics Conference (EQEC), held in Munich, Germany.
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division of the European Physical Society is soliciting nominations for the biennial Quantum Electronics and Optics Prizes, Fresnel Prizes and Thesis Prizes, which will be presented at the 2015 Edition of the CLEO/Europe-EQEC Conference in Munich, Germany, from 21-25 June June 2015. Nominations are to be received online by 20 March 2015 at the latest.
The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division of the European Physical Society [EPS-QEOD] awarded its first ever Prize for Research in Laser Science and Applications to Dr. Thomas Udem (Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany). More information on the prize is available on the EPS-QEOD website. The prize was awarded to T. Udem “for significant contributions to the development of optical frequency combs and their extension into the vacuum-ultra-violet region, as well as the realization of applications in astronomy, metrology and ultra-precise fast sensitive spectroscopy”…
Luc Bergé, Director of Research and laboratory head at the French Atomic Energy Commission [CEA] has been elected the new chair of the European Physical Society’s Quantum Electronics and Optics Division [QEOD], succeeding Professor Markus Pollnau from the University of Twente who has successfully overseen the division’s activities for the last two years.
Dr. Bergé is a theoretical physicist with particular expertise in numerical studies of intense light propagation such…