Lorentz Center - Beam Shifts: Analogies between light and matter waves from 28 Mar 2011 through 1 Apr 2011
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    Beam Shifts: Analogies between light and matter waves
    from 28 Mar 2011 through 1 Apr 2011

 

Program

(last update 22nd March 2011)

 

Registration: 3rd floor Oort Building

Lectures are in room 201 of the Huygens building.

 

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Monday 28 March 2011

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Day 1: Introducing topic and participants

 

09:00 - 10:10            Office assignment and coffee

 

10:10 - 10:25            Welcome word by Lorentz Center manager Mieke Schutte

10:25 - 10:30            Welcome by Scientific Organizers

10:30 - 11:15            Woerdman: Beam shifts for pedestrians

11:15 - 12:00            Györffy: Introduction into sideways shifts for electrons

 

12:00 - 13:30            Lunchbreak @ Gorlaeus restaurant & informal discussion

 

13:30 - 14:15            Aiello: Tutorial: Spatial and angular beam shifts in optics

14:15 - 14:45            Hentschel: Optical microcavities

14:45 - 15:00            Coffee/tea break

15:00 - 16:00            Flash talk session

                                    Faetz: The critical state of the Anderson localization transition for

                                    classical waves

                                    Shinohara: Fresnel filtering of Gaussian beams in microcavities

                                    Korger: Geometric Spin Hall Effect of Light at polarizing interfaces

                                    Schwefel: Single-reflection optical Goos-Hänchen shift

                                    Chen: Electronic analog of the Goos-Hänchen effect

16:00 - 16:15            Short break

16:15 - 17:00            Flash talk session

                                    Mehmani: Quantum systems interacting with or via their environment

                                    Holleczek: Poincaré-sphere representation for classical inseparable

                                    states of light

                                    Chimento: Spin-orbit coupling in plasmonics

                                    Manni: Spin-to-Orbital Angular Momentum Conversion in

                                    Semiconductor Microcavities

 

17:00 - 18:00            Wine and cheese party & poster session (posters will be displayed

                                    for the duration of the workshop)

 

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Tuesday 29 March 2011

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Day 2: Shift effect and geometric phases

 

09:30 - 10:15            Zel’dovich: Tutorial: Optical Spin-orbit interactions

10:15 - 10:45            Coffee/tea - informal discussion

10:45 - 11:30            Bliokh: Tutorial: Angular Momenta, Geometric Phases, and Spin-

                                    Orbit Interactions of Light and Electron Waves

 

12:00 - 14:00            Lunchbreak @ Gorlaeus restaurant & informal discussion

 

14:00 - 14:30            Menard: Spin Hall Effect of light in semiconductors

14:30 - 15:00            Banzer: Experimental geometric spin Hall effect of light

15:00 - 16:00            Coffee/tea break, informal discussion

16:00 - 16:30            Li: Measurement of spin Hall effect of reflected light

16:30 - 17:30            Discussion (Aiello): Classical and quantum manifestation of spin-

                                    orbit coupling

 

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Wednesday 30 March 2011

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Day 3: Shift effects for matter waves and particles

 

09:30 - 10:00            Van Well: The Goos-Hänchen shift for neutrons

10:00 - 10:30            Beenakker: Quantum Goos-Hänchen shift in graphene

10:30 - 11:00            Coffee/tea break

11:00 - 11:30            Saviour: Microwave analogue of graphene

 

12:00 - 14:00            Lunchbreak @ Gorlaeus restaurant

 

14:00 - 14:45            Discussion Analogies between light and matter waves

14:45 - 15:15            Coffee/tea break & informal discussion

15:15 - 16:30            Experimental techniques (including lab tours)

                                   

17:45 - 18:00            Assembling at Hotel Leiden van der Valk, boarding

18:00 - 19:00            Boattrip in Leiden canals, destination Oude Vest, Regentenkamer

19:00 - 21:15            Dinner @ Regentenkamer

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21:15 - 21:30            If preferred: transportation back to hotel

 

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Thursday 31 March 2011

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Day 4:                        Shift effects and scattering from general interfaces

                                    Angular momentum and shift effects        

 

10:00 - 10:30            Berry: Transverse and lateral shifts in reflected dipole radiation       

10:30 - 11:00            Coffee/tea break and informal discussion

11:00 - 11:30            Dogariu: Spin Hall effect and some mechanical consequences

 

12:00 - 14:00            Lunchbreak @ Gorlaeus restaurant

 

14:30 - 15:00            Fedoseyev: Two mechanisms of generation of the transverse shifts

                                    of the centres of gravity of reflected and transmitted light beams

15:00 - 16:00            Coffee/tea break and informal discussion

16:00 - 16:30            Hermosa: How orbital angular momentum affects beam shifts in

                                    optical reflection

 

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Friday  1 April 2011

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Day 5: Orbital Angular Momentum

 

09:30 - 10:00            Nienhuis: Simple description of complex light

10:00 - 10:30            Dennis: Revealing reflections beyond shifts with vortex

                                    constellations

10:30 - 11:00            Coffee/tea break and informal discussion

11:00 - 11:30            Marquardt: Squeezing of spin-orbit coupled beams

                                   

12:00 - 13:30            Lunchbreak @ Gorlaeus restaurant

 

13:30 - 14:30            Final discussion

 

 

=== end of workshop ===

 

 



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