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Symposium on Components for Optical Sensing”

Centennial Campus MRC
Rm. 136
September 25, 2008


7:30-8:15 am Registration outside Rm. 246

8:15 am Welcome (Lunardi and Stiff-Roberts)

8:30 am Dr. Kent D. Choquette, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “VCSELs for Optical Sensing”

Dr. Anuj Dhawan, Duke/NC State, "Plasmonic Nanostructures for Optical Sensing Applications". 

10 am to 10:30 am Break and Networking

10:30 am  Dr. Cun-Zheng Ning, Arizona State University, “Surface Plasmonic and Nanowire Nanolasers: Approaching Ultimate Size Limit of Lasers”

Dr. Faramarz Farahi, UNC-Charlotte, “Micro-Optic and Guided-Wave Optical Sensors”

12:00-1:15 pm Lunch Break/Poster Session (Hall and Rm 246)

1:15 pm Dr. Sonia Grego, Research Triangle Institute, “Grating-integrated Optical Waveguide Sensors for Chemical and Biological Applications”

Dr. Eric G. Johnson, National Science Foundation- Arlington, VA, “The Photonic Device Programs in the Engineering Directorate at NSF”

Dr. William Clark, Army Research Office-Durham, "An Overview of Optical Sensing at ARO"

Dr. Michael M. Reischman,  Deputy Assistant Director for Engineering,  National Science Foundation- Arlington, VA,  “What is new at the Engineering Directorate?”

4:00 pm- 5:00 pm  Break and Tour NCSU Facilities

5:00 – 6:00 pm Industry Cluster (Jeff Conley) Rm. 246

If you are interested in participating, please contact either Dr. Leda Lunardi at NC State (llunard@ncsu.edu) or Dr. Adrienne Stiff-Roberts at Duke University (astiff@ee.duke.edu )


MRC Rm 136: Visitors should stop at the Visitors booth and get a daily parking permit for $2.

Garage is under the building.

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