Programme

Monday 3 April

07:30

Registration
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08:20

Welcome address 
O Mitrofanov and M S Vitiello, University College London and NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Cruciform Building B304 - LT1

 

Plenary Session I

Chair: O Mitrofanov, University College London, UK

08:30

(Plenary) Faster than a cycle of light
R Huber, University of Regensburg, Germany

09:15

Nonlinear near-field THz imaging of metamaterials
F Blanchard, École de technologie supérieure, Canada

09:30

Near field THz probes for subwavelength interferometric imaging
M C Giordano, NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze – CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy

09:45

The surface plasmon with metasurface studied by terahertz near-field spectroscopy
J Han, Tianjin University, China

10:00

Refreshments and exhibition
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Session: THz spectroscopy I

Chair: C Schmuttenmaer, Yale University, USA

10:30

Ultrafast two-dimensional THz spectroscopy on aspirin
G Folpini, Max-Born-Institut, Germany

10:45

Exploring the anharmonic potential in crystalline systems with high-field THz lattice control
J A Johnson, Brigham Young University, USA

11:00

Non-Linear THz spectroscopy in liquid phase
J Savolainen, ZEMOS/RUB, Germany

11:15

2D Raman–THz spectroscopy reveals the inhomogeneity of aqueous salt solutions
A Shalit, Universitat Zurich, Switzerland

11:30

THz-frequency zone-folded weak phonon modes in 4H and 6H silicon carbide
P U Jepsen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

11:45

Sub-picosecond nonlinear THz transmission modulation with ultrafast recovery time in silicon carbide
P U Jepsen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

12:00

Fabry-Perot etalons for broad-band calculation of refractive indices using fourier transform spectroscopy
S Chick, University of Surrey, UK 

12:15

Lunch and exhibition
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14:00

Poster session 1
North Cloisters

 

Session: QCL 1

Chair: B Williams, University of California Los Angeles, USA

15:00

(Invited) Short THz pulse generation from a dispersion compensated modelocked quantum cascade laser
S Dhillon, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France

15:30

High-power, low-divergent, single-mode THz quantum cascade wire lasers operating in pulsed and continuous-wave regime
S Biasco, CNR-NANO, NEST, Italy

15:45

Electrically-controlled frequency tuning of terahertz quantum cascade lasers over 190 GHz using a coupled cavity with integrated photonic lattice
I Kundu, University of Leeds, UK

16:00

Amplitude and frequency tuning of an external cavity coupled terahertz quantum cascade laser using graphene coupled metamaterials
S Kindness, University of Cambridge, UK

16:15

Mode imaging of terahertz quantum cascade lasers
S Schoenhuber, TU Wien, Austria

16:30

Terahertz quantum cascade laser based frequency comb with 1 THz spectral bandwidth and dual-comb operation
M Rösch, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

16:45

Refreshments and exhibition
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Session: THz waveguides and metamaterials

Chair: D Mittleman, Brown University, USA

17:30

Radial photocurrents for single-cycle terahertz pulse excitation and propagation in hollow coaxial waveguides
M Navarro-Cia, University of Birmingham, UK

17:45

Direct measurement of mode evolution through negative index terahertz waveguides
A Nahata, University of Utah, USA

18:00 

Hollow cylindrical metal terahertz waveguides suitable for cryogenic applications
R Degl'Innocenti, University of Cambridge, UK

18:15 

Control of spoof localized surface plasmons using terahertz vortex beam
T Arikawa, Kyoto University, Japan

18:30

Diffraction enhanced transparency (DET) using frequency detuned and displaced resonant rods
N van Hoof, Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER), Netherlands

18:45

Archimedean spiral metamaterials and their potential application for terahertz-spectroscopy of chiral molecules
C Schmuttenmaer, Yale University, USA

19:00

Exhibition reception - drinks and canapes served
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Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: EXTENDED
    12 December 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    3 February 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    24 March 2017

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