Nanometa 2024 Plenary Speakers

Andrea Alù, City University of New York, New York, USA
Extreme light control with metasurfaces

Demetrios Christodoulides, USC, Los Angeles, USA
Optical thermodynamics of highly multimode nonlinear photonic systems

Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Sculpting light with metastructures

Krzysztof Sacha, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Time crystals

Moti Segev, Technion, Haifa, Israel 
Light-matter interactions in photonic time-crystals


Nanometa 2024 Breakthrough Speakers


Kevin MacDonald, 
University of Southampton, USA
Non reciprocal phase transitions and time-space crystals

Ewold Verhagen,
AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Optomechanical meta-matter through temporal modulation



Nanometa 2024 Keynote Speakers – Special Symposium on “Engineering solutions to the climate Crisis”

Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, USA
A nanophotonics guide to global radiative energy balance and design of scalable radiative cooling solutions.

Emiliano Cortés University of Munich (LMU), Nanoinstitute Munich, Munich, Germany
Enhancing sustainability through nanophotonic innovations

Prineha Narang,
UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Harnessing nonequilibrium excitations in quantum materials for energy conversion

Albert Polman
AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nanoscale light and carrier management for improved photovoltaics

Giulia Tagliabue, EPFL – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland 
Unraveling photoluminescence and hot carrier processes with monocrystalline gold


Nanometa 2024 Invited Speakers

Guy Bartal, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Visualizing the light inside photonic integrated circuits
Peter Baum, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Attosecond electron microscopy
Javier Garcia de Abajo,
ICFO Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Spain
Quantum photonics with free electrons: Challenges and opportunities
Nelson de Gaay Fortman, Institute of Physics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands,
Spontaneous symmetry breaking in plasmon lattice lasers
Shaya Fainman, University of California San Diego, USA 
Nanolaser: Dynamics and phase locking
Armin Feist, Max Planck Institute of Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen, Germany
Coupling single electrons and photons using high-Q photonics 
Michel Fruchart, ESPCI, Paris, France
Non-reciprocal phase transitions
John H. Gaida, Max Planck Institute of Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen, Germany
Attosecond electron microscopy by free-electron homodyne detection
Emanuele Galiffi, University of New York, New York, USA
Engineering light scattering through temporal structure
Ramon Gao, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Direct Measurement of Radiation Pressure Forces on Membrane Lightsails
Rainer Hillenbrand, NanoGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain
THz nanoscopy of ultraconfined in-plane anisotropic plasmon polaritons
Ido Kaminer, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel 
Attosecond Quantum Optics
Boubacar Kante, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Discovery of scale-invariant lasers
Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Photonic time crystals and parametric amplification: similarity and distinction
Makoto Kuwata-Gonokami, University of Tokyo and Riken, Tokyo, Japan
Symmetry-controlled dielectric membrane metamaterials for circularly-polarized harmonic generation
Uriel Levy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Imaging with meta lenses- what’s possible and what’s not
Sukanta Nandi,  Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 
Revealing Local Optical Properties in Deep-Subwavelength Ultra-High Index Topological Insulators Bi2Se3 and Bi2Te3
Farnaz NirouiMIT, Massachuetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA 
Nanotransfer printing approach for fabrication of extrem plamonic devices including an example of mechanical device platform
Lisa Poulikakos, University of California San Diego, USA 
Nature-inspired, colorimetric metasurfaces for next-generation imaging of tissue microstructure
Romain Quidant, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Levitated optomechanics meet nanophotonics
Albert Schliesser, University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark
Quantum control of phononic resonators: from Milli-Kelvin to room temperature
Julian Schwab, 4th Physics Institute, Stuttgart, Germany
Plasmonic Twistronics: Discovery of Plasmonic Skyrmion Bags
Giuseppe Strangi, Case Western Reserve University, USA
How thin film photonics unlocks the power of fano resonance and extreme optomechanics
Zhipei SUN, Aalto University, Finland
Atomically-engineered optical gain for nanophotonics

Nahib Talebi, Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany 
Mapping decoherence dynamics with electron microscopes

Andreas Tittl, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany
Spectrally selective metasurfaces for maximally chiral light-matter interactions
Shai Tsesses, MIT, Massachuetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, USA 
4D conserved topological charges vectors in plasmonic quasicrystals
Kai-Fu Wong, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Far-field petahertz sampling of plasmonic fields
Shuang Zhang, University of Hong Kong, China
Multi-frequency approach towards virtual gain for compensation of optical loss of polaritons 

Lei Zhou, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Meta-couplers for linking propagating waves and surfaces waves

Nanometa 2024 Technology Talks

Andreas Huber, attocube systems AG, Germany
Infrared correlation nanoscopy for organic and inorganic material analysis at the nanoscale 
Nikolai Granzow
, NKT Photonics Technology GmbH, Köln, Germany
Supercontinuum white light lasers – A powerful tool for nano-photonics research and materials science.
Vasileios Theofylaktopoulos, Heidelberg Instruments Mikrotechnik GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Expanding the lithography toolbox




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