Square Brussels Meeting Centre
Brussels, Belgium
16 - 19 April 2012
Conference 8424
Nanophotonics
Sunday - Thursday 15 - 19 April 2012
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Abstract Due:
7 November 2011

Author Notification:
25 January 2012

Manuscript Due Date:
19 March 2012

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Sunday 15 April Show All Abstracts
Welcome and Introduction
Sunday 15 April 2012
3:55 PM - 4:00 PM

David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia Norwich (United Kingdom)
Session 1:
Optical Spectroscopy of Nanoparticles
Sunday 15 April 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Optical spectroscopy of single molecules and gold nanoparticles (Invited Paper)
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Excitation energy transfer in molecular complexes: transport processes, optical properties and effects of nearby placed metal nano-particles (Invited Paper)
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Single particle spectroscopy of twisted gold bipyramids correlated with TEM and TEM 3D
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Anomalous lifetime effects in fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET)
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In situ optical monitoring of the plasmon resonance of Ag nanoparticles submitted to oxidation or/and etching
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Monday 16 April Show All Abstracts
Session HT1:
Hot Topics I
Monday 16 April 2012
8:30 AM - 11:55 AM

Photonics Europe 2012: Hot Topics Session I

Gold Hall, Monday 16 April, 8:30 to 11:55 hrs
For details, please see page 10-13 in the printed programme or visit http://spie.org/x12297.xml
Session 2:
Surface Plasmons and Devices I
Monday 16 April 2012
1:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Dielectric loaded surface plasmon waveguides for datacom applications (Invited Paper)
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High efficient broadband nano-plasmonic coupler for directional control of light propagation in a photonic waveguide
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Interference of ultrashort surface plasmon polaritons: double slits, plasmonic cavities, and propagation tracking
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Surface plasmon coupled emission in highly directional and sensitive plasmonic devices
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Nanoantenna structures for strong coupling studies of surface plasmon polaritons and quantum dots
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Optical properties of isolated and arrayed hollow nanotriangles
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Session 3:
Quantum and Nonlinear Optics in Nanostructures
Monday 16 April 2012
3:50 PM - 5:40 PM
Quantum-dot Mollow triplet in a semiconductor cavity-QED system (Invited Paper)
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Controlling the interaction of photons and single quantum systems in an optical microresonator
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Quantum plasmonics: nonlinear effects and field enhancement in a plasmonic nanoparticle dimer
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Second-harmonic generation from silicon nitride films
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Nonpeturbative cavity-QED between a single quantum dot and a metal nanoparticle
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Session PS1:
Posters--Monday
Monday 16 April 2012
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

A poster session will be held on Monday 17.45 to 19.15. Posters will be on display after 10.00 Monday morning in the Conference Centre. Conference attendees are invited to attend the Photonics Europe poster session on Monday. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/x34963.xml.
Generation of the "entangled photons" by excited two-level supercold atom in the high-finesse nanocavity with single decaying resonance mode
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Dynamic light scattering study of mixture PEG with the AOT microemulsion
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Real-space distribution of cavity modes in single ZnO nanowires
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Nonlinear theory of undamped plasmon-polariton propagation along metallic nano-chain
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The design and optimization of three-wavelength wavelength division multiplexing based on photonic crystal waveguides
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Improving the performance of white light emitting diode by using dielectric film technique
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Optimizing magneto-optical activity and optical losses in metal-dielectric magnetoplasmonic nanodisks
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Triggering a photochromic ring-openig reaction of spiropyran derivative by excitation rare earth doped luminescent nanocrystals
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Periodic nanogap arrays for Raman and fluorescence enhancement: modeling and performance
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Transverse averages of the Gouy phase shift and their relation with the irradiance moments of a beam
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Creation and investigation of self-organized hybrid nanostructures based on bacteriorhodopsin and silver nanoparticles
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Integration of nanoscale features into high efficiency III-nitride light-emitting diodes
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Nanoparticles size control at ultrashort laser ablation of gold thin film
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On the propagating and evanescent waves associated to azimuthally-polarized nonparaxial fields
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Unexplained high sensitivity of the reflectance of porous natural photonic structures to the presence of gases and vapours in the atmosphere
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Unidirectional surface plasmon polariton excitation at asymmetrical periodic metallodielectric multilayers
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Highly-efficient Förster Resonance Energy Transfer in hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor nanostructures
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Enhanced photoluminescence of Alq3 via patterned array silver dendritic nanostructures
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High performance Al bi-layer wire-grid polarizer for deep-ultraviolet to infrared: modeling and design
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Colloidal QDs-polymer nanocomposites
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Surface plasmons in the near UV wavelength range in circular metal film gratings
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Integrated silicon contradirectional couplers: modeling and experiment
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Ultrafast plasmonic photoemission and electron acceleration from metallic nanostructures
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Controlling the emission features of two-chromophore nano-sources with coaxial nanowires
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Shape and size separation of gold nanoparticles using glucose gradient density
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The bamboo-like nanotubes as nanomaterial for energy conversion
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Surface structure enhanced second harmonic generation in organic nanofibers
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Laser cooling with Tm3+-doped nano-crystals of oxy-fluoride glass ceramic
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Strong magnetic resonance of coupled aluminum nanodisks on top of a silicon waveguide
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CW z-scan measurements using Fresnel diffraction theory in TiO2 nanocrystals prepared by pulsed laser ablation in water
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Control of spontaneous emission in semi-conducting photonic nanowires
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Wavelength dependent third-order nonlinear optical properties of colloidal gold nanorods
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Amplification of the evanescent field of free electrons
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Tunable mid-infrared filter based on the superposition of subwavelength gratings
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A comparison between PECVD and ALD for the fabrication of slot-waveguide-based sensors
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Fabrication of ZnO nanostructures and their application in biomedicine
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Surface enhanced Raman scattering hot spots on single plasmonic Fano-oligomers
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Concentration dependence of photoinduced birefringence and second-order susceptibility in all-optical poling
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Laser fabrication and optical characterization of large-scale arrays of metal, metal alloys, and semiconductor nanoparticles
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Dispersion control of propagating surface plasmons on nanoporous gold
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Direct laser-assisted synthesis of localized gold nanoparticles from both Au (III) and Au (I) precursors within a silica monolith
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Blue light-emitting-diodes from poly (N-vinylcarbazole) doped with colloidal quantum dots encapsulated with carbazole terminated ligand: spectroscopic studies and devices
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Photonic properties of two-dimensional photonic crystals based on monolayer of dielectric microspheres
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Hyperspectral near-field imaging for nanophotonics
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Particle size dependent thermal characterization of gold nanofluid using thermal lens technique
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Evolution of plasmonic resonance of gold nano-blocks embedded in dielectric multilayers
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A novel nano-plasmonic band-gap splitter based on a T-shaped Bragg grating waveguide
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Enhanced optical coupling in localized and band-gap characteristics of plasmonic nanostructure
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Iron oxides (Fe2O3, Fe3O4) nanoparticles for antimicrobial photodynamic action
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Plasmonic sinks for the selective removal of long-lived states
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Influence of ellipticity of nanorods on both TPA of femtosecond laser pulse and transformation of pulse spectrum
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Enhancement of QDs photoluminescence by localized surface plasmon effect of Au-NPs
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Detecting the radial and azimuthal components of Laguerre Gaussian beams
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Fano interference in symmetry-reduced multi-arm plasmonic nanocrosses
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InP/ZnSe/ZnS core-multishell quantum dots for improved luminescence efficiency
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Sensitivity enhancement of coupled plasmon-waveguide resonance sensors with gold-silver-alumina layers
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Polarised stimulated emission depletion dynamics following single- and two-photon excitation
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Magneto-absorption in strongly oblate semiellipsoidal quantum dot
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Amplifying the figure of merit of phase sensitive refractive index sensing by coupling of propagating and localized surface plasmon resonances
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Noble metal nanoparticle enhanced organic light emitting diodes
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Reflectance properties of gold nano-cavity spherical and cuboid molded arrays
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Principle, applications, evaluation and development of time lens: a review and outlook
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Tuesday 17 April Show All Abstracts
Session 4:
Nanoscale Optical and Electronic Processes
Tuesday 17 April 2012
8:20 AM - 10:20 AM
Piezo-phototronic effect and its applications in flexible optoelectronics and energy (Invited Paper)
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Interaction of pulse laser beam with colloidal nanoparticles (Invited Paper)
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Surface enhanced coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering on nanostructured gold surfaces
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Spontaneous emission in a cylindrical nanocavity: ab initio analytical approach
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Multipole contributions into resonant scattering of light by nonspherical nanoparticles using the discrete dipole approximation
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Session 5:
Photonic Nanobiosensors
Tuesday 17 April 2012
10:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Nonlinear nanobubble-enhanced photoacoustic spectral imaging to break the spectral, diffraction, and detection limits (Invited Paper)
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Photonic nanobiosensors as advanced tools for diagnostics applications (Invited Paper)
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Integrated prism-free coupled surface plasmon resonance biochemical sensor
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Classification of antibiotics by neural network analysis of optical resonance data of whispering gallery modes in dielectric microspheres
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Graphene-based high-performance surface plasmon resonance biosensors
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Session WS:
PLAISIR Project Workshop: Plasmonics in the Infrared
Tuesday 17 April 2012
1:50 PM - 6:00 PM

Plasmonics in the Infrared I
Session chair: Anatoly Zayats, King's College London (United Kingdom)

13.45 to 1400
Photonics research under the Future and Emerging Technologies Programme
Prabhat Agarwal, European Commission (Belgium)

14.00 to 14.30
Plasmonic innovative sensing in the IR
Ross Stanley, CSEM (Switzerland)

14.30 to 15.00
Advantages and novel application for multi-colour and polarization sensitive NIR and SWIR focal planes arrays
Jan Vermeiren, Xenics NV (Belgium)

15.00 to 15.30
Plasmonics for infrared detection and imaging
Riad Haidar, ONERA (France )

Coffee Break: 15.30-16.00

Plasmonics in the Infrared II
Session chair: Ross Stanley, CSEM, (Switzerland)

16.00 to 16.30
MCT infrared detectors with plasmonic light harvesting structures for trace gas detection
Agata Roszkiewicz, Vigo System SA (Poland)

16.30 to 17.00
Surface plasma wave enhanced infrared detectors
Steven Brueck, University of New Mexico (United States)

17.00 to 17.30
Modelling of plasmonic devices: a comparison of eigenmode expansion, FDTD, and finite element methods
Dominic Gallagher, Photon Design Ltd. (United Kingdom)

17.30 to 18.00
Round table discussion
Moderators: Jan Vermeiren, Xenics NV (Belgium), Ross Stanley, CSEM (Switzerland)
Session HT2:
Hot Topics II
Tuesday 17 April 2012
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Photonics Europe 2012: Hot Topics Session II

Gold Hall, Tuesday 17 April, 16:30 to 18:30 hrs
For details, please see page 10-13 in the printed programme or visit http://spie.org/x12297.xml
Wednesday 18 April Show All Abstracts
Session 6:
Nanoscale Optics
Wednesday 18 April 2012
8:20 AM - 10:10 AM
Generalized Snell's Law in three dimensions and out-of-plane refraction with plasmonic phase discontinuities (Invited Paper)
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Quasi-total funneling of light in high aspect ratio gold grooves
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Fabrication and optical stability of silanized gold nanorods as multifunctional transducers of near infrared light
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The plasmonic rainbow effect: separating wavelengths at the nano-scale
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Silver-poly(vinylidene flouride-trifluoroethylene) nanocomposites with tunable surface-plasmonic properties
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Session 7:
Nanoplasmonic Sensors
Wednesday 18 April 2012
10:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Nanoplasmonic sensing for nanomaterials science (Invited Paper)
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On the use of plasmonic nanostructures for the design of active nanodevices (Invited Paper)
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Plasmonic detection of single non-absorbing proteins using a gold nanorod
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Plasmon dumping in Ag-nanoparticles/polymer composite for optical detection of amines and thiols vapors
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Robustness of the scanning second harmonic generation microscopy technique for characterization of hotspot patterns in plasmonic nanomaterials
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Session 8:
Surface Plasmons and Devices II
Wednesday 18 April 2012
1:50 PM - 3:40 PM
Bridging classical and quantum plasmonics (Invited Paper)
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Surface plasmon polariton modulator with optimized active layer
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Infrared spectral filtering based on guided-mode resonance structure
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Near-field optical properties of Au-Nanocubes: confinement of hot and cold spots
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Plasmonic nanosensors in the treatment of cancer: an attempt to conquer the immortal illness
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Session 9:
Optical Antennas and Nanoantennas
Wednesday 18 April 2012
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Ultrafast nanoplasmonics with optical antennas (Invited Paper)
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Realization of hybrid systems coupling molecules and gold nanoparticles towards fluorescence enhancement
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Engineering the optical properties of single epitaxial GaAs quantum dots using optical antennas
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Surface plasmon polaritons excitation by second-harmonic generation in KNbO3 nanowires deposited on thin Ag and Au films
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Nanoantenna-enhanced ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy of a single gold nanoparticle
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Session HT3:
Hot Topics III
Thursday 19 April 2012
8:40 AM - 10:05 AM

Photonics Europe 2012: Hot Topics Session III

Gold Hall, Thursday 19 April, 8:40 to 10:05 hrs
For details, please see page 10-13 in the printed programme or visit http://spie.org/x12297.xml
Session 10:
Surface Plasmons and Devices III
Thursday 19 April 2012
10:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Surface plasmon detectors on silicon (Invited Paper)
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Application of a grating coupler for surface plasmon polariton excitation in a photoemission electron microscopy experiment
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Hybrid silicon-plasmonics: efficient waveguide interfacing for low-loss integrated switching components
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Diamond nanoparticles as deterministic quantum plasmon launchers
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Measurement and reduction of damping in plasmonic nanowires
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Session 11:
Nanomicroscopy and Imaging
Thursday 19 April 2012
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Near-field microscopy using localized molecular second harmonic generation at a metallic tip (Invited Paper)
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Imaging of DNA liquid-crystalline phases by polarization sensitive two-photon fluorescence microscopy (Invited Paper)
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Imaging of waveguiding and scattering interferences in individual GaAs nanowires via second-harmonic generation
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Near-field imaging of surface plasmon resonances in gold nanobars with hollow-pyramid probes
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Session 12:
Nanomanipulation with Light
Thursday 19 April 2012
3:40 PM - 6:00 PM
Structure-mediated micro-to-nano coupling using sculpted light and matter (Invited Paper)
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Optical trapping and binding in evanescent fields (Invited Paper)
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Slow Bloch mode nanotweezer
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Measuring air viscosity by optically rotating trapped birefringent microparticles
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Holographic optical bottle beams
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A balanced, phase sensitive back-focal plane interferometry technique to determine dynamics of a trapped bead in optical tweezers
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