8th Oxford Photonics Day

The 8th Photonics Day took place on Wednesday 7 October 2015 at the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.  The programme consisted of a range of invited talks from external and internal speakers from across the field of optics and photonics.  

The full programme can be found below. 


10.00 am Registration and Coffee

10.30 am Session 1 – Diamond Photonics

10.30 am – Introduction by Professor Martin Booth (Oxford Photonics Network)

10.40 am - Larry Chen Department of Materials, University of Oxford, ‘Creation of single photon sources in diamond using femtosecond pulsed laser processing’

11.00 am - Dr Mete Atature, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge ‘Quadrature squeezing in the single photon limit’

11.40 am Coffee break and Exhibition

12.10 pm Session 2 – Diamond Photonics

12.10 pm Dr Erdan Gu, University of Strathclyde ‘Diamond photonic devices and applications

12.50 pm Exhibitor Presentations

Laser 2000

1.00 pm Lunch break and Exhibition

2 pm Session 3 – Biophotonics

2 pm - Dr Jonathan Taylor, Department of Physics, University of Glasgow ‘Optical gating methods for timelapse heart imaging and intervention

2.40 pm - Dr Flavius Pascut, University of Nottingham ‘Chemical and Biological Applications of Raman Spectroscopy’

3.20 pm Mihai-Dorian Vidrighin ‘Introduction to OxOPS’

3.30 pm Coffee break and Exhibition

4 pm Session 4 - Biophotonics

4.00 pm - Dr Alex Corbett, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, ‘Imaging in the intact rodent heart with oblique plane microscopy’

4.20 pm - Dr Wei Huang Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, 'Raman activated cell sorting for single cell genomics'

4.40 pm Close followed by student networking event



We are very grateful to the following companies for supporting this event:

Photonic Solutions

Laser 2000

Laser Quantum

Elliott Scientific



Wednesday, October 7, 2015 (All day)
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