V International School and Conference on Photonics 
August 24 - 28, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia

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IV International School and 
Conference on Photonics

III International School and 
Conference on Photonics

II International School and 
Conference on Photonics

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Photonics Middle East Conference
December 13-16 2015, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Symposium on Condensed Matter Physics
September 7-11 2015, Belgrade, Serbia

Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia



Plenary/Tutorial Lectures


Giulio Cerullo, Politechnico di Milano, Italy
"Probing primary light-induced events in biomolecules with ultrafast multidimensional spectroscopies"
 Vlatko Vedral , University of Oxford, UK
˝Probes of quantum behaviour in organic molecules˝
Peter Schaaf, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
"Optical and photocatalytical properties of solid and nanoporous nanostructures"
Philip Russell, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
"Gas, glass and light: Light-matter interactions in microstructured optical fibres”
Sandro Stringari, Università di Trento, Italy
"Superfluidity in ultracold atomic gases"
Philippe Grangier, CNRS, Universite´ Paris-Sud, France
"Quantum optics and quantum information using cold Rydberg atoms in an optical cavity"

Keynote Lectures


Alex Rozhin, Aston University, UK
"Carbon nanomaterials for ultrafast fiber lasers in near and mid infra-Red"
Mario Silveirinha, University of Coimbra, Portugal
"Optical instabilities and spontaneous light emission by polarizabile moving matter"
Timothy Wilkinson, University of Cambridge, UK
"Nanophotonics for holographic applications"
Charles Adams, Durham University, UK
"Dipolar QED: from optical to microwave and back"
Ortwin Hess, Imperial College London, UK
"Active Nanoplasmonics and Metamaterials: From Extreme Chirality to Cavity-Free Stopped-Light Lasing"
Edik U. Rafailov, Aston University, UK
"New generation of compact semiconductor based lasers in biomedical applications"
Dragomir Neshev, The Australian National University Canberra, Australia
"Dielectric metasurfaces with optically induced dielectric response: control of wavefront and nonlinearities"

Invited Lectures


Walter Hofstetter, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Goethe University, Germany
"Interacting topological quantum states of ultracold atoms"
Andrey Gorbach, University of Bath, UK
"Nonlinear graphene plasmonics and photonics: manipulating light on a surface"
Mauro Pereira, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
TERA-MIR Radiation:" Materials, Generation, Detection and Applications II"
Cinzia Casiraghi, University of Manchester, UK
"Raman spectroscopy of graphene" 
Vladimir Marko Stojanovic, University of California, Berkeley, USA
“Photonics Meets a Modern Transistor: Building High-performance Electronic-Photonic Systems with Integrated Silicon-Photonics”
Vladana Vukojević, Center for Molecular Medicine, Sweden
"Quantitative confocal fluorescence microscopy without scanning for the study of fast dynamical processes via massively parallel Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS)"
Dmitry Churkin, Aston University, UK
"Real-time measurements of intensity spatio-temporal dynamics  in fiber lasers"
Ticijana Ban, Institute of Physics, Croatia
"Dynamics of cold rubidium atoms induced by pulse train excitation"
Gaetano Mileti, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
"Ramsey spectroscopy for high performance Rubidium vapour cell frequency standards"
Riccardo Cicchi, Lens, Italy
"Characterization of atherosclerotic arterial tissue using multimodal non-linear optical (NLO) microscopy"
Alexander SzameitInstitute of Applied Physics, University Jena, Germany
"Photonic Topological Insulators and Topological Anderson Insulators"
Goran Mashanovich, University of Southampton, UK
"Silicon Photonics for the Mid-Infrared"
Miloš Popović, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
"Prospects for monolithic electronics-photonics integration: silicon photonics as a More-than-Moore device technology in sub-100nm CMOS"
Nikola Stojanović, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Germany
"Ultrafast magnetization control at high- gain Free Electron Laser(s)"
Giannis Zacharakis, Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Greece
"Biophotonics and Molecular Imaging: looking at biological function and disease from cells to whole organisms"
Eleni Makarona, NCSR "Demokritos", Institute of Microelectronics, Greece
"Si-based Monolithically Integrated Polychromatic Interferometers: a new enabling tool for food safety applications"
Emmanuel StratakisInstitute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Greece
"Pulsed Laser Assisted Generation of Novel Materials and Related Applications"
Dmitri Boiko, Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique - CSEM, Switzerland
"Superradiance in electrically pumped semiconductor laser structures: Myth or reality?"
Vladimir Djokovic, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Serbia
"The fluorescence and photocatalytic properties of hybrid nanostructures that comprise inorganic nanoparticles and biomolecules"
Bojan Resan, JDSU Ultrafast Lasers AG, CCOP, Switzerland
"150 W femtosecond hybrid lasers for micromachining applications"
Tara Liebisch, University of Stuttgart, Germany
"Controlling Rydberg atoms in dense gases"
Luca Pezze, LENS, Italy
"Witnessing multipartite entanglement without entanglement witness operators"
Graciana Puentes, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Quantum magnetometry using single spins in diamond and cold atomic ensembles"
Stefan Wabnitz, University of Brescia, Italy
"Stability of Microresonator Soliton Frequency Combs"

COST Special Lectures


Igor MeglinskiUniversity of Oulu, Finland
"On-line Monte Carlo tool for the needs of Biomedical optics and Biophotonics" -abstract
Dragan Indjin, University of Leeds, UK
"Optical feedback in cascade lasers: model, experiment and applications" -abstract





Important: The Deadline for submission of manuscript is extended until October 14, 2015.

Important: In order to submit a manuscript please log in here and proceed. Please, strictly follow given instructions there and prepare the manuscript in LaTeX form, using the following template, or in MS Word, using the following template. Restriction on number of pages is 12 for tutorial, keynote and invited speakers and 6 for the regular participants. Deadline for submission is October 8, 2015.

Selected peer reviewed contributions will be published in a Special Issue of Optical and Quantum Electronics on the subject of Advances in the science of light.

PHOTONICA2015 Best Poster Prize Winners:

1. Sanja Radosavljevic, Photonic Research Group, Ghent University, Belgium
Efficient grating couplers for the 5um wavelength range implemented on a Ge on Si or Ge on SOI waveguide platform for midIR sensing applications

2. Stefan Stamenkovic, Center for Laser Microscopy, Institute for Physiology and Biochemestry, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Imaging glial activation and tissue metal composition in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

3. Nataliya Berberova, Institute of Optical Materials and Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria
Optically addressed spatial light modulator assembled by organic-inorganic hybrid structure

First awarded won 200 euros from European Physical Society (EPS) and all three winners are awarded by Nature Publishing Group with annual subscription to Nature Photonics.

Confirmed Plenary/Tutorial Speakers:  

Giulio Cerullo
Vlatko Vedral
Peter Schaaf
Philip Russell
Sandro Stringari
Philippe Grangier

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:  

Alex Rozhin
Mario Silveirinha
Timothy Wilkinson
Charles Adams
Ortwin Hess
Edik U. Rafailov
Dragomir Neshev

Confirmed Invited Speakers:  

Walter Hofstetter
Andrey Gorbach
Mauro Pereira
Cinzia Casiraghi
Vladimir Marko Stojanovic
Vladana Vukojevic
Dmitry Churkin
Ticijana Ban
Gaetano Mileti
Riccardo Cicchi
Alexander Szameit
Goran Mashanovich
Milos Popovic
Nikola Stojanovic
Giannis Zacharakis
Eleni Makarona
Emmanuel Stratakis
Dmitri Boiko
Vladimir Djokovic
Bojan Resan
Tara Liebisch
Luca Pezze
Graciana Puentes
Stefan Wabnitz

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