9 October 2014 Front Matter: Volume 9162
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Subramania and Foteinopoulou: Front Matter: Volume 9162

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Numbers in the index correspond to the last two digits of the six-digit citation identifier (CID) article numbering system used in Proceedings of SPIE. The first four digits reflect the volume number. Base 36 numbering is employed for the last two digits and indicates the order of articles within the volume. Numbers start with 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 0A, 0B…0Z, followed by 10-1Z, 20-2Z, etc.

Afzal, Francis O., 1G

Amoah, Timothy, 0G

Amra, Claude, 19

Andrews, David L., 0Q

Avouris, Phaedon, 0V

Bose, Ranojoy, 0A

Boztug, Cicek, 1I

Bur, James, 1H

Buranasiri, P., 23

Cai, Tao, 0A

Castellanos Muñoz, Michel, 1W

Celanovic, Ivan, 0R

Chaikin, Paul M., 0G

Chen, Zhigang, 0N

Christodoulides, Demetrios N., 0N, 1P, 1Q

De Fornel, Frédérique, 19

De La Rue, Richard M., 12

DeLacy, Brendan, 0R

Deschamp, Thierry, 17

Ding, He, 17

Dowling, Jonathan P., 1G

Drouard, Emmanuel, 17

Eich, Manfred, 1W

Fardad, Shima, 0N

Farmer, D. B., 0V

Fave, Alain, 17

Florescu, Marian, 0G

Freitag, M., 0V

G. Rodrigo, Sergio, 1E

Ge, R.-C., 02

Gomard, Guillaume, 17

Granier, Christopher H, 1G

Heinrich, Matthias, 0N, 1Q

Hess, Ortwin, 1Y

Hodaei, Hossein, 1Q

Hsieh, Mei-Li, 1H

Hsu, Chia Wei, 0R Hughes, S., 02

Hugonin, J.-P., 03

Joannopoulos, John D., 0R

John, Sajeev, 16

Johnson, Nigel P., 12

Johnson, Steven G., 0R

Khajavikhan, Mercedeh, 1Q

Khan, Saima I., 12

Kim, Hyochul, 0A

Kottos, Tsampikos, 1R

Krauss, Thomas F., 1W

Lagally, Max G., 1I

Lahiri, Basudev, 12

Lalanne, P., 03

Lalouat, Loïc, 17

Leeder, Jamie M., 0Q

Lereu, Aude L., 19

Li, Juntao, 1W

Li, Y., 0V

Lin, Shawn-Yu, 1H

Low, T., 0V

Man, Weining, 0G, 0N

Mandorlo, Fabien, 17

Martín-Moreno, L., 1E

Mbomson, Ifeoma G., 12

McMeekin, Scott G., 12

Milosevic, Milan M., 0G

Min, Changjun, 1G

Miri, Mohammad-Ali, 1P, 1Q

Mullen, Ruth Ann, 0G

O’Faolain, Liam, 1W

Orobtchouk, Régis, 17

Paiella, Roberto, 1I

Peretti, Romain, 17

Petit, Marlène, 19

Petrov, Alexander Yu., 1W

Qiu, Wenjun, 0R

Ramezani, Hamidreza, 1R

Rodrigo, Sergio G., 1E

Salandrino, Alessandro, 0N

Sánchez-Pérez, José, 1I

Sauvan, C., 03

Seassal, Christian, 17

Set, Sze Y., 0X

Shapira, Ofer, 0R

Sharp, Graham J., 12

Shen, Yichen, 0R

Shenoi, Rajeev, 1H

Soljacic, Marin, 0R

Solomon, Glenn S., 0A

Steinhardt, Paul, 0G

Sun, Shuo, 0A

Torquato, Salvatore, 0G

Tsakmakidis, Kosmas L., 1Y

Veronis, Georgios, 1G

Vilhena, Henrique, 12

Vitebskiy, I., 1R

Waks, Edo, 0A

Wang, H., 0V

Wicharn, S., 23

Xu, Bo, 0X

Yamashita, Shinji, 0X

Yan, H., 0V

Ye, Dexin, 0R

Yin, Jian, 1I

Zerrad, Myriam, 19

Zhang, Xiang, 1Y

Zhang, Ze, 0N

Zhen, Bo, 0R

Conference Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Satoshi Kawata, Osaka University (Japan)

  • Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern University (United States)

Symposium Co-chairs

  • David L. Andrews, University of East Anglia Norwich (United Kingdom)

  • James G. Grote, Air Force Research Laboratory (United States)

Conference Chairs

  • Ganapathi S. Subramania, Sandia National Laboratories (United States)

  • Stavroula Foteinopoulou, University of New Mexico (United States)

Conference Program Committee

  • Koray Aydin, Northwestern University (United States)

  • Paul V. Braun, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)

  • Kurt Busch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany)

  • Allan Chang, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)

  • Shanhui Fan, Stanford University (United States)

  • Didier Felbacq, Université Montpellier 2 (France)

  • Alexander V. Kildishev, Purdue University (United States)

  • Yuri S. Kivshar, The Australian National University (Australia)

  • Michal F. Lipson, Cornell University (United States)

  • Cefe López, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain)

  • Michelle L. Povinelli, The University of Southern California (United States)

  • Jörg Schilling, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)

  • Andrey A. Sukhorukov, The Australian National University (Australia)

  • Ralf B. Wehrspohn, Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik (Germany)

  • Daniel M. Wasserman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)

  • William Whelan-Curtin, University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)

Session Chairs

  • 1 Quantum Emitters in Patterned EM Environment

    Marian Florescu, University of Surrey (United Kingdom)

  • 2 Non-Classical Light Sources I

    Edo Waks, University of Maryland, College Park (United States)

  • 3 Photonic Quantum Information Platforms

    Ganapathi S. Subramania, Sandia National Laboratories (United States)

  • 4 Non-Classical Light Sources II

    Arthur J. Fischer, Sandia National Laboratories (United States)

  • 5 Novel Nanophotonic Structures and Methods

    Stavroula Foteinopoulou, University of New Mexico (United States)

  • 6 Tunable Photonic Materials and Modulators

    Richard M. De La Rue, University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)

  • 7 Controlling and Exploiting Non-Linear Optical Properties

    Andrey A. Sukhorukov, The Australian National University (Australia)

  • 8 Nanophotonic Architectures for Devices

    Jörg Schilling, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)

  • 9 Photonics with Carbon and Atomically Thin Materials I

    Frank H. Koppens, ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (Spain)

  • 10 Photonics with Carbon and Atomically Thin Materials II

    Phaedon Avouris, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (United States)

  • 11 Asymmetric and Chiral Structures for Sensing Applications

    Otto L. Muskens, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)

  • 12 Extreme Absorption Management and Energy Harvesting I

    Eli Yablonovitch, University of California, Berkeley (United States)

  • 13 Extreme Absorption Management and Energy Harvesting II

    Sanjay Krishna, The University of New Mexico (United States)

  • 14 Infrared and Thermal Phenomena

    Susumu Noda, Kyoto University (Japan)

  • 15 Nanophotonic Lasing

    Kai-Ming Ho, Iowa State University (United States)

  • 16 Non-Reciprocal and PT Symmetric Platforms

    Kazuaki Sakoda, National Institute for Materials Science (Japan)

  • 17 Exotic Photonic States and Symmetry I

    Manfred Eich, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg (Germany)

  • 18 Slow Light Physics and Applications

    Benjamin J. Eggleton, The University of Sydney (Australia)

  • 19 Exotic Photonic States and Symmetry II

    Didier Felbacq, Université Montpellier 2 (France)


Taming light with cleverly structured materials has unleashed unprecedented capabilities that would have been unimaginable a few decades ago; these continually push the boundaries and the performance of a vast range of applications impacting telecommunications, and health and energy management. It is these strong applications potentials that have been a driving force in the field of photonic materials research.

The focus of the Active Photonic Materials VI conference was directed towards new photonic materials or phenomena and their interface with active components, such as tunable, gain or non-linear photonic materials, as well as with quantum emitters. Exploring the interface between new EM phenomena and active components pushes the photonics frontier further to a new class of dynamic electromagnetic phenomena and device platforms that are relevant to a range of current applications of crucial importance such as chipscale optical computing, photodetectors, nanoscale thresholdless lasing, information storage, biological/chemical sensing, solid state lighting, and THz imaging.

This year, in our Active Photonic Materials VI Conference we had two keynote sessions which featured the research of Prof. Sanjeev John and Prof. Eli Yablonovitch—in extreme absorption management and recent progress in this exciting research direction. Moreover, a number of interesting sessions focused on the progress of fabrication and interaction of quantum emitters in a patterned photonic environment and their promise to single-photon control and quantuminformation science. Furthermore, many exciting talks presented current advances with new types of photonic materials including low-loss metals, tunable metal oxides, as well as graphene and 2D materials, and carbon nanotubes. The area of harnessing light-matter interaction at the nanoscale for nanolasing was also highlighted with a number of talks, as well as recent advances in slow light physics and devices. Last but not least, many engaging presentations unveiled fascinating new emerging directions in the field reporting on topological protected states, PT symmetric effects, photonic graphene structures, and the photonic Bohm-Aharonov phenomenon.

Active Photonic Materials VI has brought together theorists and experimentalists to exchange state-of-the art results in this rapidly evolving area of research. As conference chairs, we would like to express our sincere thanks to all the participants of the conference who contributed with their presentations as well as manuscripts to make this conference a stimulating and vibrant event.

Ganapathi S. Subramania

Stavroula Foteinopoulou

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"Front Matter: Volume 9162", Proc. SPIE 9162, Active Photonic Materials VI, 916201 (9 October 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2086506; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2086506

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