The ANP Kick-off Symposium

At December 3rd, 2009 the founding of the Applied Nanophotonics strategic research orientation was celebrated with a Kick-off Symposium featuring the speakers:

· Sir John Pendry of the Imperial College, London

· Philip Russell of the Max Planck Institute for the science of Light, Erlangen

· Han Woerdman of the Universiteit Leiden

· Johannes de Boer of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

· Ruud Balkenende of Philips, Eindhoven

Program of the symposium

09:00

Reception with Coffee

09:30

Opening

09:45

Philip Russell: In the brightness bind them: Light and matter in photonic crystal fibres

10:45

Coffee and posters

11:15

Ruud Balkenende: Solid State Lighting

12:15

Lunch & Posters

13:15

John Pendry: Transformation Optics at Optical Frequencies

14:15

Johannes de Boer: Optical Coherence: From imaging to phase microscopy

15:15

Coffee & posters

15:45

Gerard van der Steenhoven, Dean of the Twente Graduate School

15:50

Han Woerdman: Orbital Angular Momentum and Quantum Entanglement

16:50

Closing remarks, posters & drinks

18:00

End