All Things Photonics
Michal Lipson: Silicon Photonics in the Fast Lane, Light on a Chip, and 20-Plus Years of Innovation

Michal Lipson: Silicon Photonics in the Fast Lane, Light on a Chip, and 20-Plus Years of Innovation

September 22, 2020

OSA Vice President-elect and silicon photonics pioneer Michal Lipson launches Season 2 with a discussion on the evolution of silicon photonics technologies, her professional influences, and the emerging role of silicon photonics in AR, quantum computing, and beyond. Later, we’re joined by Photonics Media Senior Editor Dan McCarthy for his thoughts on our industry’s value chain and how we aim to reflect it in our flagship publication, Photonics Spectra.

Sponsored by:
MKS Instruments - www.newport.com

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs bi-weekly on Tuesdays. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Tom Hausken and the market impact of COVID-19; Coherent part 2

Tom Hausken and the market impact of COVID-19; Coherent part 2

June 2, 2020

In this final episode of Season 1, Tom Hausken, senior industry advisor from OSA, reviews the photonics market and it’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, more from Coherent’s new CEO Andy Mattes and COO Mark Sobey.

Sponsored by:
Coherent Inc. - www.Coherent.com/ATP

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Charlie & Charlie; New Coherent CEO

Charlie & Charlie; New Coherent CEO

May 19, 2020

Charles H. Townes biographer, Charles Petit, discusses the inventor of the laser, their relationship, and the legal battle that took place. Also, Andy Mattes, Coherent’s new CEO, talks plans for the company’s future amid a pandemic.

Sponsored by:
Coherent Inc. - www.Coherent.com/ATP
COMSOL - www.comsol.com
MKS Instruments and their Newport brand - www.newport.com

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Jürgen Popp: Raman Spectroscopy and Early Disease Detection

Jürgen Popp: Raman Spectroscopy and Early Disease Detection

May 5, 2020

Jürgen Popp discusses his research into Raman spectroscopy and early disease detection. Dr. Popp is the Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology in Germany. His research focuses on the development and application of innovative linear and nonlinear Raman technologies for biomedical diagnosis.

Sponsored by:
COMSOL - www.comsol.com
MKS Instruments and their Newport brand - www.newport.com

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

 

Arthur McClelland: Mayan Teeth, Middle Eastern Manuscripts and Optical Spectroscopy

Arthur McClelland: Mayan Teeth, Middle Eastern Manuscripts and Optical Spectroscopy

April 21, 2020

Arthur McClelland discusses his research into Raman spectroscopy and how it's helping to shape our understanding of history. Dr. McClelland is a principal scientist at the Center for Nanoscale Systems at Harvard University where he is using his laboratory to research new applications for microscopy and spectroscopy.

Sponsored by:
COMSOL - www.comsol.com
PI (Physik Instrumente) LP - Precision Motion Control and Piezo Technologies - www.pi-usa.us
MKS Instruments and their Newport brand - www.newport.com
HÜBNER Photonics - www.hubner-photonics.com

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Roberta Ramponi: COVID-19 and Italy

Roberta Ramponi: COVID-19 and Italy

April 15, 2020

In this special bonus episode, OSA optics expert Roberta Ramponi discusses the industry reaction to the coronavirus in Italy. Plus, news about how photonics companies are helping the community during the pandemic.

To read our full coverage of photonics and the coronavirus, visit www.photonics.com/COVID-19.

To share your story about how your photonics company is helping the community during the pandemic, visit www.photonics.com/pressrelease or email us at pr@photonics.com.

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Adam Wax: Microscopy and Cancer Detection

Adam Wax: Microscopy and Cancer Detection

April 7, 2020

An interview with Dr. Adam Wax, an expert in early cancer detection, novel microscopy and interferometry techniques. Dr. Wax is a professor at Duke University in the department of Biomedical Engineering and founder and president of the company Lumedica

Sponsored by:
MKS Instruments and their Newport brand - www.newport.com
HÜBNER Photonics - www.hubner-photonics.com
COMSOL - www.comsol.com
PI (Physik Instrumente) LP – Precision Motion Control and Piezo Technologies - www.pi-usa.us

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Photonics and Coronavirus; Andrea Armani and online conferences; Daguerreotypes and astrophysics

Photonics and Coronavirus; Andrea Armani and online conferences; Daguerreotypes and astrophysics

March 24, 2020

USC professor Andrea Armani discusses her award-winning research on sustainable laser technology, carbon footprints, and a new trend in global conferences. Plus: Photonics Media dives into COVID-19, the novel coronavirus; and we dig deeper into the story of Daguerreotype photography.

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Donna Strickland; Benjamin Schmitt & Joe Serio: Life Before the Big Bang

Donna Strickland; Benjamin Schmitt & Joe Serio: Life Before the Big Bang

March 10, 2020

A special episode following the journey of a team of scientists as they seek to discover the origins of the universe in the frozen tundra of Antarctica. Plus: an interview with Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland.

Dr. Donna Strickland is a professor in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Waterloo and one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018 for developing chirped pulse amplification with her PhD advisor, Dr. Gerard Mourou. Benjamin L. Schmitt is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and project development scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). Joseph Serio is co-founder and vice president of Vertex Optics Inc.

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

Ursula Keller: SESAM ultrafast lasers and the world’s most accurate clock; 3D glasses and 500 million years of evolution.

Ursula Keller: SESAM ultrafast lasers and the world’s most accurate clock; 3D glasses and 500 million years of evolution.

February 25, 2020

Ursula Keller, SPIE's 2020 Gold Medal winner, talks about her work on the SESAM laser and her plans for the future before retiring. Senior editor Sue Petrie reads her editorial "What If" from this month’s issue of Photonics Spectra, and a look at how researchers at the University of Minnesota are studying cuttlefish to better understand the human brain.

Ursula Keller is a professor of physics at ETH Zurich in Switzerland.

This episode is sponsored by the Photonics Media Bookstore. Visit www.photonics.com/store for books about photonics technology, posters, apparel, and more.

All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs every other Tuesday. You can find links to the stories mentioned in the episode on our website, www.photonics.com/podcast.

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