2020 Schawlow-Townes Symposium on Photonics

Max-Planck-uOttawa centre, National research council Canada, CRPuO and TQT.

14 October 2020 - 1:00pm to 16 October 2020 - 3:00pm

Symposium held virtually

The University of Ottawa established the Schawlow-Townes symposium on Photonics in 2012, in honour of Arthur L. Schawlow and Charles H. Townes, recognized as the pioneers of laser technology. This annual symposium aims to bring to light the research and discoveries of photonics experts in Canada and around the world. 

Sylvain Charbonneau, Vice-President, Research at the University of Ottawa and Geneviève Tanguay, Vice-President, Emerging Technologies at the National Research Council of Canada, cordially invite you to the ninth edition of this Symposium. Don't miss this opportunity to meet internationally renowned speakers.



Jochen Guck

Jochen Guck
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and the Max Planck Centre for Physics and Medicine in Erlangen, Germany

Subject of talk : Feeling with light

Gérard Mourou

Gérard Mourou
Haut-collège of École polytechnique, France
University of Michigan, United States

Subject of talk : Passion for extreme light and societal applications

Din Ping Tsai

Din Ping Tsai
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Subject of talk : Meta-lens: an eye to the future

Jacob Krich
University of Ottawa

Subject of talk : Advanced photovoltaics

Birgit Stiller
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen, Germany

Subject of talk : Coherent light-sound interactions in waveguides

Giulio Vampa
National Research Council of Canada

Subject of talk : High-harmonic generation at the nanoscale



October 14  
1:00 p.m. Gérard Mourou
2:00 p.m. Giulio Vampa
2:30 p.m. Poster session
October 15  
1:00 p.m. Jochen Guck
2:00 p.m. Birgit Stiller
2:30 p.m. Poster session
October 16  
1:00 p.m. Din Ping Tsai
2:00 p.m. Jacob Krich
2:30 p.m. Poster session


For more information, contact the Office of the Vice-President, Research, at vrr-vprcomm@uOttawa.ca


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