from Monday, 2 September 2013 (08:10) to Friday, 6 September 2013 (23:00)
STIAS Conference Centre

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
2 Sep 2013
3 Sep 2013
4 Sep 2013
5 Sep 2013
6 Sep 2013
08:25 Welcome Remarks - Prof. Andrew Forbes (CSIR)   ()
Introductory lectures on the core technology (until 10:45) ()
08:30 Basics of AOs and adaptive control - Prof. Alexis Kudryashov (Head of the Lab)   ()
09:15 Basics of deformable mirrors - Prof. Ulrich Wittrock (University of Applied Sciences Muenster)   ()
10:00 Basics of wavefront sensing - Dr Sergio Restaino (Naval Research Laboratory, Remote Sensing Division)   ()
10:45 --- Tea Break ---
Introductory lectures on applications in medicine and health (until 13:30) ()
11:15 AOs in Vision - Prof. Pablo Artal (Universidad de Murcia)   ()
12:00 Biomedical imaging with AOs - Prof. Gordon Love (Durham University)   ()
12:45 AOs and microscopy - Dr Booth Martin (University of Oxford)   ()
Seesion I : AO in Lasers (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Recent advances in high-power fundamental mode thin-disk lasers using intra-cavity deformable mirrors - Mr Stefan Piehler (Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge, Universität Stuttgart)   ()
09:40 Achieving the highest intensity from the Orion Laser Facility - Dr Nicholas Hopps (AWE plc)   ()
10:30 --- TEA BREAK ---
Session II : Imaging and Microscopy (until 13:00) ()
11:00 ADAPTIVE OPTICS FROM MICROSCOPY TO NANOSCOPY - Dr Booth Martin (University of Oxford)   ()
11:40 Layer-oriented adaptive optics for extended objects - Dr Aglae Kellerer (Durham University)   ()
12:00 High resolution in-vivo imaging of the mouse retina using an adaptive optics system with MEMS segmented piston/tip/tilt deformable mirror. - Dr Robert J. Zawadzki (UC Davis)   ()
12:20 Modal deformable mirror optimization in sensorless Optical Coherence Tomography - Dr Stefano Bonora (CNR-IFN)   ()
12:40 Superpenetration Multiphoton Microscopy Enabled Through MEMS DM Technology - Mr paul bierden (boston micromahcines)   ()
Session V: AO Techniques (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Adaptive Lenses for Displays & Vision - Prof. Gordon Love (Durham University)   ()
09:10 Results on the high power testing of screen-printed deformable mirrors - Dr Claudia Reinlein (Fraunhofer IOF, Jena)   ()
09:30 Design optimization of an actuator pattern for a unimorph deformable mirror - Mr Michael Appelfelder (Friedrich Schiller Univ. of Jena, Inst. of App. Physics)   ()
09:50 Large Scale Deformable Mirror Based on Bimorph and Stack Actuators - Prof. Alexis Kudryashov (Active Optics NightN Ltd.) Dr Vadim Samarkin (Active Optics NightN Ltd.)   ()
10:10 Recent Advances in MEMS Deformable Mirror Technology - Mr paul bierden (boston micromahcines)   ()
10:30 --- TEA BREAK ---
Session VI: Vision (until 13:00) ()
11:00 Functional Imaging of Single Cells in the Living Eye - Prof. David Williams (Dean for Research in Arts, Science, and Engineering Director, Center for Visual Science William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics)   ()
11:40 Dynamic plenoptic perception with adaptive mirror - Mr Thiago D. O. Moura (Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering - Federal University of Minas Gerais - Av. Antônio Carlos 6627, 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil)   ()
12:00 The use of Zernike and Q-Polynomials combined for the Representation of Intraocular-Lens Topologies - Mr Rodolfo Costa (Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering - Federal University of Minas Gerais)   ()
12:20 Aberration correction with adaptive optics for lowering the threshold energy for femtosecond laser induced optical breakdown in a water based eye model - Mrs Anja Hansen (Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.)   ()
12:40 Dynamic generation of scattering for high resolution adaptive optics in the eye - Dr Enrique-Josua Fernandez (Universidad de Murcia)   ()
Session VII : Imaging and Microscopy (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Advances in adaptive optics nonlinear microscopy for applications in medical and life sciences - Dr Juan M. Bueno (Universidad de Murcia)   ()
09:10 Adaptive optics for multi-photon microscopy using direct and sensorless measurement - Mr Tim van Werkhoven (Leiden Observatory, Leiden University)   ()
09:30 Constrained optimisation for fast wavefront sensorless adaptive optics in microscopy - Mr Jacopo Antonello (DCSC, Delft University of Technology)   ()
09:50 Active spatial polarization control for microscope objectives - Mr Frederik Schaal (Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Technische Optik, Germany)   ()
10:10 Correction for distortions in holographic nanointerferometers - Prof. Vladimir Venediktov (St.-Petersburg State University)   ()
10:30 --- TEA BREAK ---
Session VIII : Spatial Light Modulators (until 13:00) ()
11:00 Shaping ultrafast pulsed beams in space and time with programmable spatial light modulators - Dr JESUS LANCIS (Universitat Jaume I)   ()
11:40 All-digital holographic tool for real-time mode excitation and ~analysis in optical waveguides - Dr Michael Duparré (Institute of Applied Optics, University Jena)   ()
12:00 Phase generation in white light with a 6-Pi Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) device - Prof. Pablo Artal (Lab Optica, IUI Optica y Nanofisica, U Murcia) Dr Enrique Josua Fernandez (Lab Optica, IUI Optica y Nanofisica, U Murcia) Dr Pedro Prieto (Lab Optica, IUI Optica y Nanofisica, U Murcia)   ()
12:20 A novel technique to generate and temporally shape multiple pulsed laser beams using 2D-SLMs - Mr Dirk-Mathys Spangenberg (University of Stellenbosch)   ()
12:40 Real-time dynamic control of laser modes - Mr Sandile Ngcobo (CSIR)   ()
Group Tour - Table Mountains (until 16:00) ()
13:30 --- LUNCH ---
Introductory lectures on current state-of-the art AO systems (until 16:30) ()
14:15 Turn key AO systems - Mr paul bierden (boston micromahcines)   ()
15:00 AOs in ultrafast and ultrahigh power lasers - Dr JESUS LANCIS (Universitat Jaume I)   ()
15:45 AOs in high precision materials - Dr Booth Martin (University of Oxford)   ()
Welcome Function Braai & Entertainment (until 20:00) ()
13:00 --- LUNCH BREAK ---
Session III: Wavefront Sensing Techniques (until 15:30) ()
14:00 Impact of wavefront aberrations in ultrafast nonlinear optics - Dr Rocío Borrego-Varillas (Universitat Jaume I, Universidad de Salamanca)   ()
14:40 Modal decomposition for wavefront reconstruction - Mr Christian Schulze (Institute of Applied Optics, Abbe Center of Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany)   ()
15:30 --- TEA BREAK ---
Session IV: Adaptive Control (until 18:20) ()
16:00 Wavefront correction in large-scale glass laser LFEX - Prof. Takahisa JITSUNO (Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, JAPAN)   ()
16:40 Multi-conjugated adaptive optics for intense femtosecond lasers - Dr Gilles Cheriaux (Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquée)   ()
17:00 Characterization and application of a deformable mirror for pulse shaping in the Mid-Infrared - Mr Stefano Bonora (CNR-IFN, LUXOR, via Trasea 7, 35131, Padova, Italy)   ()
17:20 Ultrafast time compensated monochromator with deformable diffraction gratings - Dr Stefano Bonora (CNR-IFN)   ()
17:40 High resolution wavefront control using a photocontrolled deformable mirror in closed loop - Dr Stefano Bonora (CNR-IFN)   ()
18:00 Real-time high speed adaptive optical system for imaging and laser beam control - Prof. Alexis Kudryashov (Head of the Lab)   ()
13:00 --- LUNCH BREAK ---
14:00 A parametric study of the contributing factors influencing femtosecond pulse shape transfer via difference frequency mixing. - Ms Nicolene Botha (NLC)   ()
14:00 Artificial model of human eye aberrations proceeded in real-time - Ms Anna Lylova (Student)   ()
14:00 Biomedical applications of optics - Dr Patience Mthunzi (CSIR - NLC)   ()
14:00 Compensation of the two-stage phase-shifting algorithms with respect to detuning and harmonics - Dr Daniel Malacara-Doblado (Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C.)   ()
14:00 Computational Testbench and Flow Chart for Wavefront Sensors - Dr Davies W. de Lima Monteiro (Department of Electrical Engineering Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG, Brazil)   ()
14:00 Free-motion measurement of the beam propagation factor by means of a spatial light modulator. - Dr Jesús Lancis (Universidad Jaume I)   ()
14:00 Imaging of solid aerosols produced by optical catapulting - Mr Mahmoud Mohamed (The National Institute of Laser Enhanced Science)   ()
14:00 Imaging the expression of Channelrhodopsin-2 as a directly light-gated cation-selective membrane channel in HEK 293 cells - Dr Ahmed El-Hussein M.Kamel (The National Institute of Laser Enhanced Science, Cairo University)   ()
14:00 Localization and image reconstruction of inclusions embedded in biological tissue (turbid media) by means of adaptive optical system - Mr Ilya Galaktionov (Student)   ()
14:00 Optical Design and Optimization of Adaptive Automobile Headlight with Liquid Optical Element and Freeform - Prof. YiChin Fang (Head of Department)   ()
14:00 Producing Kaleidoscope Modes using the Digital Laser   ()
14:00 Propagating aberrated laser beams - Dr Cosmas Mafusire (CSIR National Laser Centre)   ()
14:00 Utilizing speckle decorrelation for tomographic wavefront sensing (with one wavefront sensor) - Dr Aglaé Kellerer (University of Durham)   ()
14:00 Wide field wavefront sensing on extended scenes and possible applications - Dr Roberto Ragazzoni (INAF - Astronomical Observatory of Padova - Italy)   ()
Wine Tasting & Cocktail Function (until 20:00) ()
13:00 --- LUNCH BREAK ---
Session IX: Space (until 15:20) ()
14:00 -Strehl ratio, divergence, M2 factor –What is good for describing the propagation of a diffracted laser beam? - Prof. Kamel AIT-AMEUR (CIMAP-ENSICAEN,Caen, France)   ()
14:20 Adaptive Optics in Astronomy: deblurring the atmosphere - Dr David Buckley (Southern African Large Telescope)   ()
14:40 Overview and perspectives of Active and Adaptive Optics for Space Optical Applications - Mr Pascal Hallibert (ESA-ESTEC)   ()
15:00 Manufacturing and Testing of Unimorph Deformable Mirrors for Space Telescopes - Prof. Ulrich Wittrock (University of Applied Sciences Muenster)   ()
15:20 --- TEA BREAK ---
Session X: Propagation and Turbulance (until 17:30) ()
15:50 Quantum Communications along Optical Links with Strong Turbulence - Prof. Villoresi Paolo (Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova,)   ()
16:30 Adaptive Optics for Horizontal Propagation Applications - Dr Sergio Restaino (Naval Research Laboratory, Remote Sensing Division)   ()
16:50 Free Space prop without the free space - Christian   ()
17:10 Quantum communication with OAM entangled photons - Mr Alpha Hamadou Ibrahim (CSIR, National Laser Center)   ()
Banquet Dinner at Moyo Restaurant (until 22:00) ()