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.


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