Conferences

Upcoming  events:

  1. Invited lecture at  Applied Nanophotonics Retreat of the University of Twente
    Bad Bentheim, Germany (June 11-12, 2018).
  2. Invited talk at QuSoft / CWI
    University of Amsterdam,  D1.112  (June 15, 2018)
  3. Invited lecture at XXV International Summer School ‘Nicolas Cabrera’ – Manipulating Light and Matter at the Nanoscale
    Madrid, Spain  (Sept. 10-14, 2018).

Invited talks:

  1. Nonlinear optical phenomena with polariton systems
    Seminar @ Eindhoven University of Technology
    Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Apr. 30, 2018).
  2. Critical phenomena with interacting photons in driven-dissipative systems
    Seminar @ Donostia International Physics Center
    San Sebastian, Spain, (Oct. 16, 2017).
  3. Invited lectures (90 min) at Doctoral School in Photonics
    Oostduinkerke, Belgium  (May  15-16,2017).
  4. Critical dynamics of optical hysteresis induced by quantum fluctuations,
    Seminar @ The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO),
    Barcelona, Spain (Nov. 27, 2016).
  5. Condensed matter physics with light: Critical dynamics of optical hysteresis,
    Seminar @ Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology,
    Okinawa, Japan (Nov. 2, 2016).
  6. Interacting polaritons: dynamic optical hysteresis and perspectives for organic molecules
    Workshop on Strong Coupling with Organic Molecules,
    Donostia International Physics Center,
    San Sebastian, Spain (October 19-21, 2016).
  7. Dynamic optical hysteresis in the quantum regime
    Seminar @ Oxford University
    Oxford, U. K. (September 23, 2016).
  8. Dynamic optical hysteresis in the quantum regime
    Seminar @ Utrecht University
    Utrecht, The Netherlands (September 19-20, 2016).
  9. Dynamic optical hysteresis in the quantum regime
    Seminar @ Stanford University
    Stanford, CA, USA (August 24, 2016).
  10. Controlling interference by nonlinearity in driven-dissipative coupled photonic microcavities
    XXV International Materials Research Congress
    Can Cun, Mexico (August 13-19, 2016).
  11. Nonlinear physics of polaritons in microcavities,
    Ultrafast Dynamics at the Nanoscale, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology,
    Okinawa, Japan (July13-16,2016).
  12. Interaction-induced hopping phase in driven-dissipative coupled photonic microcavities,
    Symposium on Frontiers in Polaritonics,  The Rank Prize Funds,
    Cumbria, U.K. (March 14-17, 2016).
    – Co-awarded the Rank prize for the best presentation from a young researcher
  13. Strong-light matter coupling in metallic nanoparticle arrays,
    Prize-winner section of Physics@FOM,
    Veldhoven, The Netherlands (January 20, 2016).
  14. Dark-state polaritons and intensity-dependent hopping in coupled semiconductor microcavities,
    The 46th Winter Colloquium of the Physics of Quantum Electronics,
    Snowbird, USA (January 4, 2016).
  15. Strong light-matter coupling: from plasmonic lattices, waveguides, and emitters, to semiconductor microcavities,
    FOM Insitute AMOLF,
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands (December 10, 2015).
  16. Light-emitting nanoantenna arrays,
    Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y Tecnologica,
    San Luis, Mexico (September 2015).
  17. Nonlinear optics with coupled polariton modes,
    Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS),
    Prague, Czech Republic (July 2015).
  18. Forward-backward Light Emission Symmetry Breaking with Localized and Collective Magnetoelectric Resonances in Arrays of Pyramid-shaped Aluminum Nanoantennas,
    Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS),
    Prague, Czech Republic (July 2015).
  19. Signatures of Quantum Condensation in a Plasmonic Nanoparticle Array
    Seminar at Departamento de Fisica Teorica de la Materia Condensada, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid,
    Madrid, Spain, (July 2013).
  20. Plasmonic light-emitting devices,
    Photonics@BE kick-off event,
    Brussels, Belgium,  (October 2012).

Contributed talks at:

  1. Annual Meeting NNV AMO
    Probing a dissipative phase transition via dynamical optical hysteresis
    Lunteren, Netherlands (October 10, 2017).
  2. Quantum Fluids of Light and Matter
    Probing a dissipative phase transition via dynamical optical hysteresis
    Cargese, France (May 8-12, 2017).
  3. NANOMETA 2017
    Nonlinear and quantum optics with polaritons in semiconductor microcavities (Programme Committee Top Picks)
    Seefeld, Austria,  7/01/2017
  4. XXV International Materials Research Congress
    Enhancing light emission with periodic arrays of metallic nanostructures
    Can Cun, Mexico, 15/08/2016
  5. 17th International Conference on  Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures (PLMCN 17),
    Nara, Japan, 29/03/2016
  6. SPIE Photonics Europe, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices,
    Brussels, Belgium, 17/04/2014
    – Selected as the best talk from a PhD student by the organizing committee.
  7. Advanced Workshop on Non-equilibrium Bosons: From Driven Condensates to Non-Linear Optics,
    Trieste, Italy, 21/08/2013
  8. SPP 6: The 6th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics,
    Ottawa, Canada, 28/05/2013
    – Selected as one of the best talks by the conference organizers, and invited to write a paper for a focus issue on the conference from Optics Express
  9. 2 talks at the Materials Research Society – Spring Meeting,
    San Francisco, USA, 04/04/2013.
  10. Materials Research Society – Spring Meeting,
    San Francisco, USA, 12/04/2012
  11. Physics@ FOM Conference,
    Veldhoven, the Netherlands, 22/01/2013.
  12. Metamaterials 2012 Congress,
    St. Petersburg, Russia, September 22/09/2012.
    – Selected as the best student paper/presentation
  13. Materials Research Society – Spring Meeting,
    San Francisco, USA, 12/04/ 2012.
  14. Summer School on Plasmonics 2,
    Porquerolles, France, October 06/10/2011.
  15. International school of atomic and molecular spectroscopy, 28th course,
    Erice, Italy, 10/07/ 2011.
  16. 14th IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Annual Workshop, Ghent University,
    Ghent, Belgium, 14/04/2010.