2016 Oxford Photonics Day

The Oxford Photonics Day 2016 will take place on Thursday 5th May 2016 at St Anne's College, Oxford.  The meeting will include a selection of invited talks from within the network and from external speakers in addition to a poster session, student competition and industrial exhibition. As in the past, registration for the meeting will be free for members of the University and other associated institutions. 



9:00 am - Registration and Coffee 

9.30 am Session 1 (Chair: Professor Martin Booth) 

9.30 am – Introduction by Professor Martin Booth (Chair of the Oxford Photonics Network) 

9.35 am - Dr Silvia Galiani, Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford ‘Super-resolution optical microscopy: challenges and potentials’ 

10.00 am - Professor Paola Borri, School of Biosciences, University of Cardiff ‘Shedding new light on cells with coherent multiphoton microscopy’ 

10.30 am Industrial Exhibitors – Flash Talks 

10.45 am Coffee break and Exhibition 

11.15 am Session 2 – (Chair: Professor Jason Smith) 

11.15 am Dr Mantas Zurauskas, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, university of Oxford ‘Deformable mirror based remote focusing for fast three-dimensional microscopy’ 

11:40 am Professor Cameron Brown, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford ‘Imaging and modelling collagen in the musculoskeletal system’ 

12.10 pm Professor Ian Walmsley, Department of Physics, University of Oxford ‘Building large quantum states out of light’ 

12.40 pm Industrial Exhibitors – Flash Talks 

12.50 pm Lunch break and Exhibition 

1.50 pm Session 3 – (Chair: Professor Dominic O’Brien) 

1.50 pm - Professor Sir David Payne, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton ‘The optical internet: did we get it right’ 

2.30 pm - Professor Hannah Smithson, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford ‘High-resolution in vivo imaging of the human retina’ 

3.00 pm - Dr Lucas Flatten, Department of Materials, University of Oxford ‘Electrically controlled polaritons with two-dimensional WS2 in an open cavity at room temperature’ 

3.25 pm Industrial Exhibitors – Flash Talks 

3.30 pm Coffee break and Exhibition 

4 pm Session 4 - (Chair: Dr Stephen Morris) 

4.00 pm - Professor Donal Bradley, Departments of Physics and Engineering Sciences, University of Oxford ‘Photonic Structure Formation via Patterning of Molecular Conformation’ 

4.30 pm - Professor Adrien Desjardins, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University College London ‘All-optical ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging for guiding minimally invasive procedures’ 

5 pm Poster Presentations & Drinks Reception 

7 pm Close 


Registration for the event is now closed.