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Seminars take place in our seminar room: Seminarraum SR387 - Raumnr. CBEG02 - Gusshausstr. 27-29, 1040 Wien.


Monday, 15.07.2019, 13:30 Uhr Einladung 
THz Wireless Communications: A Photonics Approach
Prof. Daniel Mittleman
Brown University, Providence, USA

Tuesday, 04.06.2019, 11:15 Uhr Einladung 
Optical Frequency Comb Spectroscopy
Oliver H. Heckl
University of Vienna

Friday, 12.04.2019, 14:00 Uhr Einladung 
Dynamic Modelling of Quantum Cascade Lasers for Frequency Comb and Mode-Locking Operation
Christian Jirauschek
Computational Photonics Group, Technische Universität München

Friday, 05.04.2019, 11:00 Uhr Einladung 
Dielectric Effects and Multi-Particle Excitonic Complexes in Transition Metal Selenides
Sven Borghardt
Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH

Thursday, 04.04.2019, 14:00 Uhr Einladung 
Non-equilibrium dynamics of a frustrated
Mott insulator
Zhanybek Alpichshev
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)

Tuesday, 15.01.2019, 14:00 Uhr Einladung 
Magneto-optics of IV-VI topological heterostructures
Gerald Bastard
Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Friday, 11.01.2019, 13:00 Uhr Einladung 
Ultra-strong coupling of Landau level transitions to metallic and superconducting THz metamaterials
Janine Keller
Institute for Quantum Electronics, ETH Zürich  

Friday, 07.12.2018, 02:00 pm Einladung- Cancelled!
Crystalline Mirror Technology –
Challenges and Perspectives for High-Resolution Mid-IR Spectroscopy
Dipl. –Phys. Dr. Oliver Heckl
University of Vienna, Wien 

Monday, 02.07.2018, 02:00 pm Einladung
OSA Lecture:
Photonic crystal based thin film solar cells
Dr. Vijay Janyani
Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)

Tuesday, 15.05.2018, 02:00 pm Einladung
Massively parallel single-photon counting, time-resolved cameras: a versatile tool for quantum experiments
Prof. Edoardo Charbon
Chair of VLSI, AQUA Lab, EPFL Switzerland

Thursday, 26.04.2018, 01:30 pm Einladung
Femtomagnetics: Critical behavior in 20 fs drives laser- induced non-equilibrium spin dynamics in Ni
Prof. Zhensheng Tao
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Friday, 7.07.2017, 1:00 pm Einladung
OSA Lecture:
Current applications and future directions of light-based imaging technologies in the retinal imaging
Danuta Sampson

University of Western Australia (AUS)

Wednesday, 7.06.2017, 4:00 pm Invitation
OSA Lecture:
Temporal magnification, compression, and cloaking of light
Prof. Alexander Gaeta

Columbia University (USA)

Tuesday, 30.05.2017, 4:00 pm Invitation
Optics and plasmonics of Dirac and Weyl fermions
Alexey Belyanin

Texas A&M University, Dpt. of Physics & Astronomy (USA)

CANCELLED! Monday, 27.03.2017, 4:00 pm Invitation
OSA & Future Technology Lecture:
Temporal magnification, compression, and cloaking of light
Prof. Alexander Gaeta

Columbia University (USA)

Thursday, 02.06.2016, 2:00 p.m. Invitation
Probing molecular excitons with ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy
Prof. Jacob Krich
University of Ottawa

Friday, 15.04.2016, 2:30 p.m. Invitation
Electro-optic sampling of near-infrared waves and attosecond polarization spectroscopy
Giorgios Katsaros
Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Klosterneuburg

Friday, 08.04.2016, 2:00 p.m. Invitation
Electro-optic sampling of near-infrared waves and attosecond polarization spectroscopy
Nicholas Karpowicz
Max Planck Institut of Quantum Optics, Garching (DE)

Friday, 11.03.2016, 2:00 p.m. Invitation
The industrialisation of a LED headlamp with glass optics – a journey into exquisite automotive products
Stefan Gianordoli
Swareflex, Vienna

Tuesday 13.10.2015 2:00 p.m. Invitation
LASER SAFETY SEMINAR- mandatory for all students and new Institute Members!
Prof. Georg Reider
Insitut für Photonik, Seminarraum CB EG 02

IR-On Seminar: Friday, 26.06.2015, 2:15 p.m.
Infrared optoelectronics using nitride semiconductors Invitation
Eva Monroy
CEA Grenoble, France

IR-On Seminar: Friday, 19.06.2015, 10:15 a.m. Invitation
Modelling and design of graphene-based applications in sensing and photodetection
Elefterios Lidorikis
University of Ioannia, Greece

IR-On Seminar: Friday, 12.06.2015, 2:15 p.m. Invitation
Non-linear Optics with Quantum Cascade Lasers - THz Optical Sideband Generation
Sukhdeep Dhillon
LPA-ENS, France

IR-On Seminar: Tuesday, 19.05.2015, 11:00 am Invitation
Review procedures in Nature Photonics
Noriaki Horiuchi
Associate Editor at Nature Photonics, Tokyo, Japan

IR-On Seminar: Friday, 24.04.2015, 2:15 p.m. Invitation
Biocompatible random lasing
Riccardo Sapienza
King's College, London, United Kingdom

IR-On Workshop 16th & 17th April 2015, whole day event
Traunkirchen, Upper Austria

Monday, April 13rd, 2015 17:30 (5:30 p.m.) Invitation
Network Science: From structure to control
Albert-László Barabási
location: TU Wien-Freihaus, Hörsaal 5, 2. Stock, grüner Bereich

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 14:00 Invitation
LASER- SICHERHEITS- SEMINAR- mandatory for all students and new Institute Members!
Prof. Georg Reider
Insitute of EMCE, Seminarraum im Altbau, Stiege 8, CF 0153!

IR-ON SEMINAR: 23.01.2015, 14:15 (2:15 p.m.) Invitation
"Intersubband lineshape in cascade structures Gérald Bastard"
Institut für Photonik, Seminar room EG CB 02

November 24th-26th 2014, 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Program
IMPRS- Workshop
ÖAW Theatersaal, Sonnenfelsgasse 19, 1010 Wien

LECTURE 2014W: 136.021 Attosecond Physics - every Thursday, 16:00 Uhr Flyer
given by: Stefan Nagele and Markus Kitzler
location: Sem 138B (Freihaus, 7th floor red area, DC07A15)

CoQuS Colloquium- every Monday, 17-19 p.m.
Vienna Doctorate School on Complex Quantum Systems
program and locations in detail

NextLite Seminar: Friday, 16.01.2015, 14:00 – 16:00
Mikael Rechtsman

DS Solids4Fun guest lecture- Friday, 09.01.2015
"Alternative Materials and Concepts for Innovative Solar Technologies"
Prof. Dr. Christoph J. Brabec

i-MEET; Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
DS Solids4Fun guest lecture- Friday, 19.12.2014
"Multiferroic: A Daydream?"  Abstract
Prof. Dr. Maximilien Cazayous
Laboratoire Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques; Université Paris Diderot, France

DS Solids4Fun guest lecture- Friday, 21.11.2014
"Epitaxial Design and Spectroscopy of Low-Dimensional Electronic Materials with Spin-Controlled   Properties"
Dr. Jörg Schäfer
Institute of Physics, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Germany

IR-ON- Seminar: Friday, 14.11.2014, 2:15 p.m. Invitation
Modeling Quantum Cascade Lasers
Andreas Wacker
Mathematical Physics, Lund University, Sweden

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, 09:30 Invitation
Terahertz-based automated food analysis
Dimitiar G. Valchev
Department of Computer Systems and Technologies,University of Food Technologies, Bulgaria

DS Solids4Fun guest lecture- Friday, 17.10.2014 Invitation
"Electron Spin Resonance in Correlated Matter"  Abstract
Dr. Hans-Albrecht Krug von Nidda
Institute of Physics, Augsburg University, Germany

Tuesday 14.10.2014 14:00 Invitation
LASER SAFETY SEMINAR- mandatory for all students and new Institute Members!
Prof. Georg Reider
Insitut für Photonik, Seminarraum CB EG 02

NextLite-Seminar: Friday, 10.10.2014, 14:00 – 16:00
Attosecond Science in Slow Motion
Alejandro Saenz
Humboldt University Berlin

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014, 3:30 p.m. Invitation
Hosts for TM2+:II-VI active media: methods of growth and physical properties
Nazar Kovalenko
Institute for Single Crystals, Kharkov, Ukraine

Friday, August 8th, 2014, 10:00 p.m. Invitation
Liquid exfoliation of 2D materials: From scaleup to applications
Jonathan N. Coleman
School of Physics & CRANN, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

DS Solids4Fun Guest lectureFriday, June 6th, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Synthesizing Designer Oxides as Thin Films – the Transition Metal Calls the Shots!
Scott Chambers
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, USA

Thursday, May 15th, 2014, 4:00 p.m. Invitation
Intense Mid-IR Lasers for Driving Ultrafast Secondary Radiation Sources
Audrius Pugžlys
Photonics Institute, TU Vienna

DS Solids4Fun Guest lecture- Friday, May 9th, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
Nanomagnetism: From Permanent Magnets to Atoms, and Back
Fernando Luis Vitalla
Department of Physics of Condensed Matter, Institute of Material Sciences of Aragón, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Monday, April 28th, 2014, 10:30 a.m. Invitation
Two-dimensional Raman-terahertz spectroscopy of water
Janne Savolainen
Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland

DS Solids4Fun Guest lecture- Friday, April 4th, 2014, 2:30 p.m
Charge Dynamics in Broken-Symmetry Correlated States
Leonardo Degiorgi
Laboratory for Solid State Physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Mondays, 5.30 pm (Coffee starting at 5 p.m.)

CoQuS Colloquium- every Monday, 5-6 p.m.
Vienna Doctorate School on Complex Quantum Systems
program and locations in detail

Joint Symposium SFBs Next-Lite & IR-ON, Thursday, March13th,2014 & Friday, March 14th, 2014, whole day event
confirmed speakers:
H.W. Hübers, DLR Berlin
Sahin Özdemir, Washington University, St.Louis
Tobias Kampfrath, Fritz Haber Institut, Berlin
Giulio Cerullo, Politecnico di Milano
preliminary program

Date was changed!!!DS Solids4Fun Guest lecture- Friday, January 24th, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Metal-Dielectric Coatings for Biological Imaging on the Nanoscale
Dr. Katrin Heinze
Research Center for Experimental Biomedicine, University of Würzburg, Germany

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, January 13th, 2014, 5.30 pm (Coffee starting at 5 p.m.)
Interfacial Water at Biological and Inorganic Surfaces: Super Capacitors, Aqueous Lubrication
and Possible Health Issues of Radio-Frequency Radiation
Roland NETZ
Fachbereich Physik, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Univ. Wien, Lise Meitner Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4

CANCELLED!!! DS Solids4Fun Guest lecture- Friday, January 10th, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Multiferroic: A Daydream?
Maximilien Cazayous
Laboratoire Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques, Université Paris Diderot, France

Thursday, 19.12.2013, 4p.m. Invitation
Femtosecond Filamentation in Condensed Dielectric Media: from Ultraviolet to Mid- Infrared
Audrius Dubietis
Department of Quantum Electronics, Vilnius University

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, December 16th, 2013, 5.30 pm (Coffee starting at 5 p.m.)
Fukushima-Daichii Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Univ. Wien, Lise Meitner Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4

Thursday, 05.12.2013, 4 p.m. Invitation
Theoretical methods to describe ultrafast photoinduced dynamics
Leticia González
Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Vienna

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, November 25th, 2013,5.30 pm (Coffee starting at 5 p.m.)
Quantum Information Processing and Metrology Using Few Electron Spins in Solids
Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge/MA, USA
TU Wien-Freihaus, Hörsaal 5, 2. Stock, grüner Bereich

DS Solids4Fun Guest lecture- Friday, November 15th, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Microstructural Design and Architecture of Hard Coatings for Severe Applications: An
Experimental and Ab Initio Study
Paul Heinz Mayrhofer
Chair of Materials Science, Technical University Vienna, Austria

DS Solids4Fun Guest lecture- Friday, October 11th, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Operando Spectroscopy: The Knowledge Bridge from Fundamental Understanding to
Industrial Application
Miguel Bañares
Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry, Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Spain

Thursday 10.10. 2013 16:00 Invitation
LASER SAFETY SEMINAR- mandatory for all new Institute Members!
Prof. Georg Reider
Insitut für Photonik, Seminarraum CB EG 02

CoQuS Colloquium- every Monday, 5-6 p.m.
Vienna Doctorate School on Complex Quantum Systems
program and locations in detail

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, October 7th, 2013, 5.30 pm (Coffee starting at 5 p.m.)
HgTe as a Topological Insulator
Physics Institute EP 3, Würzburg University, Germany
TU Wien-Freihaus, Hörsaal 5, 2. Stock, grüner Bereich

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 4:15 p.m. pdf
Quantum nonlinear optics with optomechanical systems
Peter Rabl
Institute of Atomic and Subatomic Physics, TUW

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 4:15 p.m. pdf
Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy: More insightful than you think
Craig Lincoln
Photonics Institute, TUW

Friday, June 7th 2013, 2 p.m. pdf
Semiconductor Lasers for High Speed Applications: Modeling and Simulation
Uwe Bandelow
Weierstrass-Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, May 27th 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Exploring similarities between classical and quantum systems
Demitrios Christadoulides
CREOL, University of Central Florida
TU Wien-Freihaus, Hörsaal 5, 2. Stock, grüner Bereich

Thursday 23.05.2013 16:00 Invitation
LASER SAFETY SEMINAR- mandatory for all new Institute Members!
Prof. Georg Reider
Insitut für Photonik, Seminarraum CB EG 02

Friday, May 17th 2013, 2 p.m. Ankündigung
The physics of nano-carbons explored by high resolution transmission electron microscopy
Jannik C. Meyer
Fakultät für Physik, Uni Wien

CoQuS Guest Talk, Monday, May 13th 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Terry Rudolph
Imperial College London
Lecture Hall ATI, Stadionallee 2, 1020 Wien
Details tba.!

Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, May 6th 2013, 5:30 p.m. (Coffee 17:00 hrs)
The Quest for the Higgs boson at the LHC
Jim Virdee
Imperial College London and CERN, Geneva
Location: University of Vienna, Lise-Meitner Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1st floor

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 2 p.m. pdf
Advanced Materials and Device Concepts for Semiconductor Lasers in the Near- to Far-Infrared
Markus C. Amann
Walter Schottky Institut, TU München

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 4:15 p.m. pdf
Fibre-based Platform for Functional Studies in Neurophotonics
Andrey B. Fedotov
International Laser Center, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University

Schrödinger Lectures, Monday, April 22nd 2013, 6 p.m.
Controlling photons in a box and exploring the quantum-classical boundary
Serge Haroche (Nobel Prize in Physics 2012)
Ecole Normale Supérieure and Collège de France, Paris
Kuppelsaal of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna),
Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna, Austria

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 Vienna Physics Colloquia, Monday, April 15th 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Cooling and amplification of a vacuum-trapped nanoparticle
Lukas Novotny
ETH Zürich
Univ. Wien, Lise Meitner Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4

Thursday, 11.04.2013, 4:15 p.m. pdf
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits
Horst Zimmermann
Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering, TU Vienna

Thursday, 04.04. 2013, 4 p.m. pdf
Terahertz quantum cascade lasers: from conventional to novel designs
Thomas Grange
Walter-Schottky-Institut, TU München

Thursday, 21.02.2013, 4:15 p.m. pdf
Rich cyclotron resonance structure in conventional and novel 2D systems
John Cerne
Department of Physics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Wiener Physikalisches Kolloquium, Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Seigo Tarucha, Dept. of Appl. Physics, The University of Tokyo
Univ. Wien, Lise Meitner Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4

Wiener Physikalisches Kolloquium, Monday, November 19th 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Paul Corkum, JASLab
TU Wien-Freihaus, Hörsaal 5, 2. Stock, grüner Bereich

Wiener Physikalisches Kolloquium, Monday, October 15th 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Andras Kis, EPFL
Univ. Wien, Lise Meitner Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4

CoQuS Colloquium- every Monday, 5-6 p.m.
Vienna Doctorate School on Complex Quantum Systems
program and locations in detail

Thursday 18.10.2012 16:00 Invitation
LASER SAFETY SEMINAR- mandatory for all new Institute Members!
Prof. Georg Reider
Insitut für Photonik, Seminarraum CB EG 02

Thursday 13.09.2012 16:15 Invitation
Visualization of atomic and electronic motion by ultrafast single-electron diffraction
Peter Baum
Dept. of Applied Physics, Max-Planck-Institute für Quantenoptik and LMU München

Thursday 28.06.2012 16:00 Invitation
Attosecond Photonics: Atomic scale control of electrons
Eleftherios Goulielmakis
Laboratory for Attosecond  Physics, Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching)

Thursday 21.06.2012 16:15 Invitation
Isolated attosecond pulses generation driven by a synthesized two-color laser field without CEP stabilization
Pu Zou
Photonics Institute, TUW

Thursday 14.06.2012 16:15 Invitation
THz time-domain spectroscopy of sub-wavelength photonic structures
Michael Martl
Photonics Institute, TUW

Thursday 31.05.2012 16:15 Invitation
Time-dependent electronic dynamics in atoms, solids, and nanostructures
Joachim Burgdörfer
Institute for Theoretical Physics, TUW

Thursday 24.05.2012 17:00 Invitation
Single molecule biology – studying movements and meetings within the plasma membrane
Gerhard Schuetz
Institut für Angewandte Physik, TUW

Thursday 10.05.2012 16:15 Invitation
Remote molecule lasers driven by femtosecond laser pulses
Huailiang Xu
State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Thursday 03.05.2012 16:15 Invitation
From surface science to reaction mechanisms in catalysis
Günther Rupprechter
Institute of Materials Chemistry, TU Wien

Thursday 26.04.2012 16:15 Invitation
Functional photopolymers for two photon lithography
Jürgen Stampfl
Institute of Materials Science and Technology, TU Wien

Thursday 19.04.2012 16:15 Invitation
Plasmonics based approaches for improved imaging in biology
Kareem Elsayad
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna

Thursday 22.03.2012 16:15 Invitation
Photonic device fabrication in transparent dielectrics using femtosecond laser pulses
Alexander Fuerbach
Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems CUDOS (MQ Photonics Research Centre, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Thursday 15.03.2012 16:15 Invitation
Pushing the limits of speed and resolution in structural and functional optical bio-imaging and probing
Alipasha Vaziri
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) & Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna

Thursday 23.02.2012 16:15 Invitation
Bloch surface wave optics and sensing
Vincent Paeder
University of Neuchatel

Thursday 01.12.2011 16:15 Invitation
High-order harmonic generation from laser-produced plasmas: recent achievements and trends
Rashid Ganeev
Department of Physics, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Monday 24.10.2011 17:30 Invitation
How to squeeze light into the nano-scale: putting the nano into photonics
Jeremy Baumberg
NanoPhotonics Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Thursday 30.06.2011 16:15 Invitation
Two-Dimensional Electronic Sepctroscopy- From Basics to Applications Bio-Systems
Jürgen Hauer
Ultrafast Dynamics Group Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna

Thursday 16.06.2011 16:15 Invitation
Silicon photonic components for integrated biosensor arrays
Rainer Hainberger
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, 
Health & Environment Department, Nano Systems

Thursday 09.06.2011 16:15 Invitation
Imaging Molecules while Generating Attosecond Pulses
Stefan Häßler
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Thursday 19.05.2011 16:15 Invitation
Novosibirsk terahertz free electron laser: facility, user stations, experimental highlights
Boris A. Knyazev
Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science &Novosibirsk State University, Russia

Thursday 24.03.2011 16:00 Invitation
Investigation of Strong Laser Field-Induced Fragmentation Dynamics of Hydrocarbon Molecules using Coincidence Momentum Imaging
Stefan Roither
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Thursday 17.03.2011 16:00 Invitation
Development of an Optical Microphone without Membrane
Balthasar Fischer
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Thursday 03.03.2011 16:00 Invitation
Investigation of attosecond ionization dynamics in gases and solids with intense few-cycle laser pulses
Alexander Mitrofanov
Photonics Institute, Technische Universität Wien

Friday 11.02.2011 14:00 Invitation
Ultrafast dynamics of molecules in intense laser fields studied by coincidence momentum imaging and gas electron diffraction
Kaoru Yamanouchi
Department of Chemistry, School of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
Host: A.Baltuska 

Friday 14.01.2011 14:00 Invitation
Infrared laser gain material: from InGaAs quantum cascades to Ge on Silicon
Hans Sigg
Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen-PSI, Switzerland
Host: K. Unterrainer

Friday 10.12.2010 14:00 Invitation
Theory of electron dynamics and THz gain in nanowire-based quantum cascade laser
Thomas Grange
Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Universität München

Friday 03.12.2010, 11:00 Invitation
Terahertz quantum cascade lasers: physics and applications
Miriam Serena Vitiello
(National Research Council (CNR) – IFAC, Florence (Italy), NEST, CNR - NANO and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa,(Italy), CNR- IFN and Physics Department University of Bari, Bari (Italy))

Friday 26.11.2010, 14:00 Invitation
IR Assisted Photoionization of Atoms by Attosecond XUV Pulses
Xiao-Min Tong
Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Friday 24.09.2010 14:00 Invitation
Recent Advances in Nonlinear Optical Crystals for Mid-IR and THz Generation
Peter G. Schunemann
BAE Systems, Inc., NH, USA

Tuesday 21.09.2010, 16:00 Invitation
New source of ultra-broadband mid-IR frequency combs based on subharmonic optical parametric oscillation
K. L. Vodopyanov 
E.L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, USA

Thursday 01.07.2010, 16:00 Invitation
Terahertz quantum-cascade lasers: Photonics or electronics?
Alexander Benz
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Friday 25.06.2010 14:00 Invitation
The All-Diode Pumped Petawatt-Class Laser POLARIS and Future Trend in Diode Pumped High-Energy Laser Systems
Joachim Hein
IOQ Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena
Host: A.Baltuska

Thursday 24.06.2010, 16:00 s.t. Invitation
Femto- second spectroscopy: Looking inside a quantum cascade laser at work
Wolfgang Parz
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Thursday 17.06.2010, 16:00 s.t. Invitation
Femtosecond opto-magnetism: A key to novel mechanisms of spin reorientation
A. V. Kimel
Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Host: A.Baltuska

Thursday 10.06.2010, 16:00 s.tInvitation
Filling a hole in a molecule – a 1 fsec movie
Misha Ivanov
Imperial College London
Host: A.Baltuska

Wednesday 02.06.2010 14:00 Invitation
Ultrafast charge migration following ionization driven by electron correlation and relaxation
Lorenz Cederbaum
Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg
Host: A.Baltuska

Friday 28.05.2010 14:00 Invitation 
High energy THz pulse generation by tilted pulse front excitation and its applications 
János Hebling 
Institute of Physics, University of Pécs, Hungary 
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday 27.05.2010, 16:15 s.t. Invitation
Toward TW-Peak-Power Single-Cycle IR Fields for Attosecond Physics and High-Field Science
Oliver D. Mücke
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Thursday 6.05.2010 16:15 s.t.
Strong Interactions in Multimode Random Lasers
Stefan Rotter
TU Wien, Institut für Theoretische Physik
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday, 15.04.2010 16:15 s.t.
Superlenses for fluorescence imaging beyond the diffraction limit
Katrin Heinze
IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday 25.03.2010 16:15 s.t. Invitation
Laser Ignition of Engines – a Status Report
Ernst Wintner
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Thursday11.03.2010 16:00 c.t.Invitation
The pursuit race of the two lasers: Ti:Sapphire vs. Cr:ZnSe
Evgeni Sorokin
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

Friday 23.04.2010 14:00 s.t. Invitation
Quantum devices with a cavity-embedded two-dimensional electron gas
Cristiano Ciuti
Université Paris Diderot
Host: K.Unterrainer

Friday 26.03. 2010 14:00 s.t Invitation
Carbon-based optoelectronics
Thomas Müller
IBM & TU Wien, Institut für Photonik
Host: K.Unterrainer 

Tuesday 16.03.2010 16:00 c.t. Invitation
The science and technology of Quantum Cascade Lasers
Federico Capasso
Robert Wallace Professor of Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Freihaus Hs. 6, Wiedner Hauptstr. 8, A 1040 Wien, Turm A, grüner Bereich, 2. OG

Friday 5.3.2010 14:00 s.t. Invitation
Modeling of THz QCLs: Carrier transport and carrier-light coupling
Christian Jirauschek
Institute for Nanoelectronics, Technische Universität München
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday 4.02.2010 14:00 Invitation
Attosecond electron wave packets
Kenneth Schafer
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University
Host: J.Burgdörfer

Friday 29.01.2010 14:00 Invitation
Measurement of ultrafast hydrogen migration dynamics of hydrocarbon molecules induced by intense laser fields
Huailiang Xu
Department of Chemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Host: A.Baltuska

Friday 22.1. 2010 14:00 s.t. Invitation 
Dimensionality dependence of the energy relaxation in quantum heterostructures
G. Bastard and R. Ferreira
Host: K.Unterrainer 

Thursday 21.01.2010 16:00 c.t. Invitation
Searching for Massless Dirac Fermions in Flatland
Caglar Girit
University of California at Berkeley, Department of Physics, Condensed Matter Physics 
Host: K.Unterrainer

Friday 15. 01.2010 14:00 Invitation
Fast electron migration: A universal phenomenon under XFEL and attosecond light pulses
Jan-Michael Rost
MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
Host: J.Burgdörfer

Friday 04.12.2009 14:00 s.t.  
Filamentation Optical Physics
See Leang Chin
Laval University,Quebec

Friday 20.11.2009 14:00 s.t.   
FAST - Femtosecond - Attosecond Science - Technology: Manipulating Electrons with Lasers
André D.Bandrauk
Canada Research Chair,Computational Chemistry & Molecular Photonics Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec

Thursday 13.11.2009 14:00 s.t.  Invitation   
Surface plasmons meet organic optoelectronics
Joachim R. Krenn
Institute of Physics, University of Graz, Institute for Nanostructured Materials and Photonics, Joanneum Research, Weiz
Host: G. Strasser

Friday 23.10.2009 14:00 s.t.
Plasmas oscillations and the generation and detection of THz radiation
Hartmunt Roskos
Physikalisches Institut, Johann Goethe Universität, Frankfurt/Main
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday 28.05.2009 16:00 c.t. Invitation
Numerical and model studies of perturbed Landau states in a  quantum well
Y. Chen, N. Regnault, R. Ferreira and G. Bastard
Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, E.N.S. & C.N.R.S., Paris (France)
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday, 15.01.2009 16:00 c.t.
Intraband transitions in QD’s : probing the energy levels, relaxation and decoherence of polarons
Gerald Bastard
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Thursday 17.04.2008 16.00 s.t.  
Probing Semiconductors with THz emission
James N. Heyman
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, USA
Host: K.Unterrainer

Optical material cylinder fibers
Philipp Kornreich
Departmaetn of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University, New York
Host: K.Unterrainer

Friday 07.03.2008 14.00 s.t.     
Frontier fiber lasers
Martin Fermann
Host: A.Baltuska

Thursday 06.03.2008 11.00 s.t.
Optical properties of carbon nanotubes
Tony F Heinz
David M. Rickey 
Departments of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Columbia University NYC, NY
Host: G.Reider

Thursday 24.01.2008 16.15 s.t.     
Dental tissue characterization by infrared spectroscopy
L. Bachmann
Departamento de Fisica e Matematica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Host: E.Wintner

Dienstag 04.12.2007 10.00 s.t.     
Gain guided, index antiguided optical fiber lasers
A. E. Siegman
McMurtry Professor of Engineering Emeritus, Stanford University

Friday 23.11.2007 10.30 s.t. 
Some quantum-gas physics beyond Gross-Pitaevskii
Ofir Alon
University of Heidelberg
Host: A.Scrinzi

Monday, 19. November 2007, 17:30 s.t. (ab 17:00 Uhr Kaffee)     
Leo Kouwenhoven
(Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Faculty of Applied Sciences Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
hält im Rahmen des Wiener Physikalischen Kolloquiums
einen Vortag zum Thema
Qubits in Nanostructures
Technische Universität Wien, Freihaus Hörsaal 6 (Turm A, grüner Bereich, 2. Stock) Wiedner Hauptstr. 8-10, A-1040 Wien, Weitere Informationen

Thursday 18.10.2007 16.15 s.t.    
The Physics of X-Ray Lasers/Xe(L) at λ ~ 2.8 Ǻ
Charles Kirkham Rhodes Albert A. Michelson
Professor of Physics University of Illinois at Chicago
Host: G.Reider

Thursday 12.10.2006 16:00
Alloy scattering in quantum cascade lasers
Gerald Bastard
Ecole Normale Superieure, Departement de Physique, Paris
Host: K.Unterrainer

Friday 28.09.2007 11.00 s.t.    
Laser Terahertz Emission Microscope
Prof. Masayoshi
Tonouchi Institute of Laser Endineering, Osanka University, Osaka, Japan
Host: K.Unterrainer

Thursday 28.06.2007 16.15 s.t.    
Femtosecond laser based Photonic device fabrication
Alexander Fürbach
Centre for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, Macquarie University, Sydney
Host: G.Reider

Thursday 14.06.2007 16.15 s.t.
Laser electron acceleration in the relativistic regime
Michael Geissler
Centre for Plasma Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Queen’s University Belfast
Host: G.Reider 

Wednesday 13.06.2007 16.15 s.t.
Biomedical imaging using optical coherence tomography
James G. Fujimoto
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Host: I.Sorokina

Monday 11. 06.2007, 17:30 s.t. (ab 17:00 Uhr Kaffee)     
Klaus Ensslin 
vom Laboratorium für Festkörperphysik der ETH Zürich hält im Rahmen des Wiener Physikalischen Kolloquiums einen Vortrag zum Thema
Electrons in nanostructures - one-by-one.
Technische Universität Wien,
Freihaus Hörsaal 1 (Turm C, roter Bereich, 1. Obergeschoß)
Wiedner Hauptstr. 8-10, A-1040 Wien, Weitere Informationen

Thursday 10.05.2007 16.00 s.t.
Vacancy-enhanced ferromagnetism in ion-doped crystals
Wai-Yim Ching
University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
Host: E.Sorokin

Thursday 23.11.2006 16.00 s.t.    
High-resolution LCDs as new optical tools in biomedical research
Monika Ritsch–Marte
Medizinische Universität Innsbruck
Host: K.Unterrainer

Friday 03.11.2006 10:00     
Fighting „decoherence“ in rotationally hot diatomic molecule
Misha Ivanov
Univ. of Waterloo und National Research Council Ottawa, Canada
Host: E.Sorokin

Thursday 12.10.2006 16:00 s.t.   
Alloy scattering in quantum cascade lasers
Gerald Bastard
Ecole Normale Superieure, Departement de Physique, Paris
Host: K.Unterrainer

Monday 02.10.2006 14:00
Lecture LVNR. 387.040:
Electron-phonon interaction in semiconductor nanostructures
Gerald Bastard
Following lectures: Wednesday 04.10.06 15:00,
Monday 09.10.06. 14:00, Wednesday 12.10.06 15:00

Friday 15.09.2006 14:30
Engineering Rydberg wavepackets
Barry Dunning
Department of Physics and Astronomy Rice University, Houston, Texas / USA
Host: J.Burgdörfer

Tuesday 25.07.2006 10:00 s.t.     
Nonlinear-optical transformations of ultrashort laser pulses in photonik -crystal fibers
A.M. Zheltikov
Physics Department, International Laser Center , M.V.Lomonosov State University
Host: M.Kitzler

Thurday8.06.2006 16:00 s.t.     
Uranium enrichment methods
Eva Gyane
Int. Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna
Host: G.Reider 

Thursday 18.05.2006 16:00
Optical spectroscopy of single self-assembled InAs/GaAs quantum dots
Elisabeth Magerl

Friday 12.05.2006 09:00 s.t
2. IR-On Workshop

Friday 31.03.2006 10:15 s.t. Ankündigung
Evgeni Sorokin

Friday 24.03.2007 15:00 c.t.
University of Tokyo
Host: J.Burgdörfer

Thursday 30.03.2006 16.15 s.t.
Quantum-mechanical designed coherent THz sources
Alexander Benz
TU Wien, Institut für Photonik

Thursday 16.03.2006 16.00 s.t.
Laserzündung von Verbrennungsmotoren
Grundlegende Laser- und Zündoptik- Entwicklungen, Motorenanwendung und optische Diagnostik
Martin Weinrotter
TU Wien, Institut für Photonik

Wednesday 19.10.2005 10.00 s.t.
Laser-induced phase-structure modification of glass-ceramics: new possibilities to form micromaterials and microcomponents
Vadim P.Veiko
Laser based Technologies & Applied Ecology Department, St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics & Optics, St. Petersburg, Russia
Host: E.Wintner

Friday 16.9.2005 10.00 s.t.
Development of a hybrid TW laser system and its applications
Nilson Dias Vieira
University of Sao Paulo , Brasil
Host: E.Wintner

Friday 9.9.2005 10.00 s.t. 
Lasers in Caries Diagnosis and Prevention
Denise Maria Zezell
Center for Lasers and Applications- IPEN/CNEN-SP, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Host: E.Wintner

Thursday 1.9.2005 14.00 s.t.
Ultrafast All-Optical Devices Based on Semiconductor Nano - and Quantum-Structures for Photonic Telecommunication Applications
Osamu Wada
Department of  Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
Host: K.Unterrainer

Wednesday 8.6.2005 10.00 s.t .
Von Festkörperphotonik zu Nanophotonik : Bridging the Gap
Irina Sorokina
Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Host:  A.Schmidt

Friday 20.5.2005 11.00 s.t.

Absorption spectroscopy of single self-assembled InGaAs quantum dots
Ruth Oulton
Universität Dortmund , Experimentelle Physik II
Host: K.Unterrainer

Wednesday 11.5.2005 10.00 s.t.
Experiments with ultracold molecules and molecular quantum gases
Hannes-Christoph Nägerl
Institut für Experimentalphysik, Universität Innsbruck
Host: E.Sorokin

Friday 20.5.2005 14.00 s.t.
Relativistische Laserplasmen
Georg Pretzler
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
Host: A.Schmidt

Thursday 19.5.2005 14.00 s.t.
Physik mit ultrakurzen und intensiven Lichtfeldern
Heinrich Schwoerer
Universitat Jena, Germany
Host: A.Schmidt

Wednesday 18.5.2005 14.00 s.t.
Development of intense phase-stable laser sources for high-field physics
Andrius Baltuska
Max-Planck- Institut für Quantenoptik , Garching , Germany
Host: A.Schmidt

Tuesday 17.5.2005 14.00 s.t.
Zeitaufgelöste Röntgenspektroskopie
Christian Spielmann
Universität Würzburg, Germany
Host: A.Schmidt

Friday 29.4.2005 14.00 s.t .
Extreme nonlinear optics: new science at the high intensity ultrafast frontier
Thomas Brabec
University of Ottawa , Canada
Host: A.Schmidt

Thursday 28.4.2005 14.00 s.t.
Erzeugung ultrakurzer Laserpulse und kohärente Kontrolle über Atome
Jens Biegert
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Host: A.Schmidt

Wednesday 16.3.2005 10.00-11.30 s.t.

Quanten-Kryptographie und wie man sie (vielleicht) knacken kann
K. Svozil 
Inst. f. Theoretische Physik, TU Wien
Host: G.Reider

Friday 11.2.2005 10.00-12.00 s.t.
New light from gallium arsenide: micro-structured GaAs for mid-IR and THz-wave generation
K.L. Vodopyanov
Ginzton Lab, Stanford University , USA
Host: I. Sorokina  

Thursday 10.2.2005 10.00-12.00 s.t.
Coherent X-Rays and 80% Efficient Diodes for Advanced Laser Systems
C. Martin Stickley 
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Microsystems Technology Office, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Host: M. Lezius

Thursday 10.2.2005 9.00-10.00 s.t.
Research on High Power Solid-State Laser Technologies at the US Army Research Laboratory
Larry Merkle
Optics Branch, US Army Research Laboratory
Host: I. Sorokina

Friday 4.2.2005 10.00-12.00 s.t.
Use of Mid-IR Tunable Sources for Medical and Spectroscopic Applications
Ramesh Shori
Univ. California , Los Angeles , USA
Host: I. Sorokina