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8:00

Registration

 

Chair

8:20

Welcome:

Herbert Winful/Roberto Merlin/Steve Forrest

 

 

 

SESSION I: The Michigan Origins

 

John Ward

8:40

Gabriel Weinreich

Being First

 

9:00

Alan Hill

Memories of the Discovery of Optical Harmonics and of Peter Franken

 

9:20

Mike Bass

Thinking Big: Working with Peter Franken

 

9:40

Paul Maker and

Robert Terhune

A review of the nonlinear optics program at the Ford Motor Company

 

10:00

Coffee Break

 

 

 

SESSION II: The Field Develops

 

Herbert Winful

10:20

Nicolaas Bloembergen

Nonlinear optics from 1960 to 1962

 

10:40

Joe Giordmaine

The magic angle: from harmonic generation to phase matching

 

11:00

Elsa Garmire

The Charles Townes legacy in nonlinear optics

 

11:20

POSTER SESSION

 

 

11:40

POSTER SESSION

 

 

12:00

Lunch...poster session

 

 

12:20

Lunch...poster session

 

 

12:40

Lunch...poster session

 

 

 

SESSION III: Applications

 

Steve Cundiff

1:00

Marty Fejer

Fifty years of quasi-phase matching

 

1:20

Mohammed Islam

All-fiber-integrated, modulation instability-initiated supercontinuum lasers

 

1:40

Sunney Xie

Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy

 

2:00

Break

 

 

 

SESSION IV: The Future

 

Roberto Merlin

2:20

Margaret Murnane

Nonlinear optics at the timescale of the electron

 

2:40

Phil Bucksbaum

Nonlinear laser-matter interactions at SLAC's hard x-ray free electron laser LCLS

 

3:00

Alex Gaeta

Extreme Nonlinear Photonics with Ultralow Powers

 

3:20

Tal Carmon

Brillouin cooling

 

3:40

Coffee Reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:15

Gérard Mourou: Ta You Wu Lecture

Laser based high-energy physics

 

5:00

 

 

 

6:30

Cocktail Reception

 

 

7:00

Banquet