Vahid Sandoghdar, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

“Quantum optics with single molecules and plasmons”




Mordechai Segev, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

“Super-resolution and reconstruction of sparse sub-wavelength optical images”






Yeshaiahu Fainman, UCSD, La Jolla, California, USA

“Active and Passive Nanophotonics for Information Systems Applications”

Sergey Bozhevolnyi, SENSE, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Plasmonics beyond the diffraction limit”

Sergei Tretyakov, Aalto University, Finland

“Cloaking and Invisibility from Microwaves to Optics”

Alexander M. Merzlikin, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics, RAS, Moscow, Russia

"Formation of band gaps in anisotropic magnetophotonic crystals"



Zadok Avi, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

“Hybrid Si-InGaAsP laser diodes”

Ady Arie, Tel Aviv University, Israel

“Nonlinear Generation and Manipulation of Accelerating Beams”


Juan P. Martínez Pastor, Univ. of Valencia, Spain

"Composites based on metal nanoparticles: Plasmonics for sensing and photovoltaics" and



Hamza Kurt, TOBB University, Ankara, Turkey

“Design of photonic structures for slow light applications”


Brahim Lounis, Université de Bordeaux and CNRS, France

"Optical detection and spectroscopy of individual absorbing nano-objects"


Jean-Michel Gerard, Institute for Nanoscience and Cryogeny,CEA Grenoble, France

“Quantum optics with quantum dots in photonic wires”


Carsten Rockstuhl, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germay

"Amorphous Metamaterials"


Ibrahim Abdulhalim, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel

“Optical sensing using anisotropic nanostructured thin films”


Markus Schmidt, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen Germany

“Hybrid photonic crystal fibers: from plasmonics to supercontinuum generation”


Falk Lederer, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germay

“Isotropic Metamaterials”


Koby Scheuer, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

“Dynamic manipulation of light pulses in coupled semiconductor laser arrays”


Humberto Michinel, Área de Óptica de la Universidad de Vigo, Spain

"Self-mode locked atomic lasers"


Yasin Ekinci, Paul Scherer Institute, Switzerland

“Novel plasmonic nanostructures for ultrasensitive biosensors”


Milivoj Belic, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar

“Anderson localization of counterpropagating beams in photonic crystals”


Francisco Mesa, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

“On the circuit modeling of extraordinary-transmission phenomena”



Ekmel Ozbay, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey,

“Metamaterial Based Enhanced Transmission from Subwavelength Apertures"


Maria Kafesaki, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece 

“Optical negative index materials: Possibilities and Limitations”


Zeev Zalevsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

“Fiber integrated photonic modulation"


Pietro Ferraro, CNR - INO Istituto Nazionle di Ottica, INOA, Napoli, Italy

Optofluidic shooting for dispensing of nano/pico droplets and liquid patterning




Georgios Kakarantzas, Photonics and Nano-applications Laboratory, Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute (TPCI), National Hellenic Research Foundation (N.H.R.F) , Athens, Greece

"Silica-Polymer Photonic Crystal Fibers"




Philippe Lalanne, Directeur de Recherche au CNRS, Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau, France

"Broadband single mode radiation"




Javier García de Abajo, Instituto de Optica, CSIC, Madrid, Spain

"Probing and generating localized optical excitations with fast electrons"





George Goussetis, Institute of Electronics Communication and Information Technology (ECIT), Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland Science Park, Belfast, UK

"Near-field enhancement for IR sensors"


Zoran Jakšić, Center of Microelectronic Technologies and Single Crystals, Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Serbia

"Nanomembrane-Based Plasmonics"


Slobodan Vuković, Institute of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia

 "Surface waves and surface states in plasmonic crystals"


Branka Jokanović, Institute of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia

"Metamaterials with near zero effective parameters and applications"

Jelena Radovanović, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia

 "On tunneling times in dispersive and nonlinear metamaterials"


Dejan Pantelić, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia

 "Holographic generation of wide bandgap photonic structures"




Alper Kiraz, Department of Physics, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

 "Photothermal Size-Stabilization for Prolonged Raman Lasing in Salt-Water Microdroplets on a Superhydrophobic Surface"



Miguel V. Andrés, Departamento de Fisica Aplicada-ICMUV, Universidad de Valencia, Spain

"Specialty and post-processed microstructured optical fibers. Applications"