ONNA 2013

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 "Optical Nanofiber Applications: From Quantum to Bio Technologies" 
ONNA 2013       1-7 June 2013       Okinawa, Japan

The ONNA 2013 workshop was held at OIST Graduate University (http://www.oist.jp) from 1-7th June 2013. The aim of the workshop was to bring together experts and early stage researchers, from diverse communities, who use optical micro and nanofibers for their research needs, whether it be for quantum, biological or other applications.

Important Dates:

  • Began Accepting Applications: 14 November 2012
  • Closed Applications:  08 February  2013 
  • Notification of Application Results: mid-February 2013
  • Participant arrival in Okinawa: 1 June 2013
  • Participant departure from Okinawa: 7 June 2013

Location: OIST Seaside House, Onna, Okinawa, Japan

Organisers: Síle Nic Chormaic (OIST Graduate University, Japan), Kohzo Hakuta (University of Electro-Communications, Japan), Gilberto Brambilla (ORC, University of Southampton, UK).   Workshop hosted by the Light-Matter Interactions Unit

No registration fee.  Logistics and cost of twin-share accommodation at Seaside House and meals for all workshop participants covered. Help with arranging visas was provided when necessary.


Participants (C: contributed talk, P: poster)

  • Muhammad Imran Mustafa Abdul Khudus, University of Southampton, UK:  Ultraviolet generation using tapered microfibers  P
  • Jean-Baptiste Beguin, University of Copenhagen, Denmark: Quantum noise limited metrology and sensing with cold atomic ensembles trapped around a nano-tapered optical fiber  P
  • Pablo Bianucci, Concordia University, Canada: Phage-functionalized microdisk resonators for bacterial sensing C
  • Lin Bo, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland: Detection of PAH/PSS multilayer with an embedded microfiber coupler for potential chemical and biological sensing applications  P
  • Michael Brownnutt, University of Innsbruck, Austria: Ions and fibres: A target-rich environment  C
  • Mark Daly, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Near-field submicron particle trapping using rectangular etched cavities of optical nanofibres P
  • Kieran Deasy, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Rapid nanoparticle positioning within an optical nanocavity P
  • Ming Ding, University of Southampton, UK, Optical trapping of dielectric nanoparticles using nanostructured optical fiber tip  C
  • Nicolae Enaki, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova: Possibilities to use the coherence proprieties between Stokes and anti-Stokes  modes in quantum communication and holography  P
  • Stefan Eriksson, Swansea University, UK: Tapered optical nanofibers as tools for detecting and studying characteristics of a quantum degenerate gas with single atom sensitivity  P
  • Wei Fang, Zhejiang University, China: Correlated photon pairs generation in a micro-nanofiber  C
  • Mary Frawley, OIST Graduate University, Japan and University College Cork, Ireland: Optical nanofibres: Microparticle manipulation and higher mode generation P
  • Vandna Gokhroo, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Probing laser cooled atoms through a nanofibre P
  • Artem Golovizin, P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia:  Stark shift for 5D level of rubidium atoms localized in a magneto optical trap  P
  • Baptiste Gouraud, LKB ENS, France: Nanofibers as light-matter interfaces for quantum networks  P
  • Ivan Gusachenko, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Versatile optical tweezers workstation for spectroscopy of biological samples and optical nanomanipulation  P
  • Marcelo Alonso Gouveia,  IFGW/UNICAMP, Brazil: Efficient collection of atomic fluorescence by using a nanostructured microfibre  P
  • Xin Guo, Zhejiang University, China: Hybrid nanofiber-nanowire closed-loop laser with peak power up to 1 W  P
  • Sulaiman Wadi Harun, University of Malaya, Malaysia: Microfiber structure devices for sensor and laser applications  C
  • Tara Hennessy, OIST Graduate University, Japan and University College Cork, Ireland: Preparing well-defined atom-number states in the evanescent field of an optical nanofibre P
  • Elham Hosseini Lapasar, Osaka City University, Japan: Two-qubit gate operation applied on nearest neighboring qubits in a neutral atom quantum computer  C
  • Vincent Huet, ENSSAT, France: High-gain wavelength-selective amplification and cavity ring down spectroscopy in a fluoride glass erbium-doped microsphere  P
  • Ighodalo Idehenre, University of Dayton, USA: Biconic tapered fibers supporting radial polarized modes for enhanced sensing  C
  • Rand Ismaeel, University of Southampton, UK: Design and optimization of a microfiber coupler for DNA sensing  C
  • Kyu Hyun Kim, University of Michigan, USA: Cavity optomechanics on a microfluidic resonator with water and viscous liquids  C
  • Branden King, University of Dayton, USA: Biconic tapered optical fiber biosensors for label free detection in aqueous and vapor phases  C
  • Ravi Kumar, OIST Graduate University, Japan and University College Cork, Ireland: Optical nanofibres integrated into a MOT  C
  • Timothy Lee, University of Southampton, UK: Silica microfibers for χ3 nonlinear interactions  P
  • Guillaume Lepert, Imperial College London, UK: Nanoemitters and nanowaveguides: Strong single-photon interactions via the evanescent field and applications to quantum information processing  C
  • Ramgopal Madugani, OIST Graduate University, Japan and University College Cork, Ireland: Tunable WGMs and mechanical modes in PDMS double-stem resonators  P
  • Aili Maimaiti, OIST Graduate University, Japan and University College Cork, Ireland: The generation and effective propagation of doughnut shaped beams in nanofibres and optical trapping  P
  • Dominik Maxein, LKB ENS, France: Nanofibers as light-matter interfaces for quantum networks  C
  • Jeremy Moore, University of Michigan, USA: Continuous wave fourth harmonic generation in a whispering gallery resonator  P
  • Kali Prasanna Nayak, University of Electro-Communications, Japan: Photonic crystal nanofibers: A novel workbench for cavity QED  P
  • Le Kien Pham, TU Wien, Austria: AC Stark shift of a cesium atom in a two-color nanofiber-based atom trap  P
  • Ciaran Phelan, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Nanofibre optical dipole traps based on high order modes P
  • Eugen Prel, OIST Graduate University, Japan and University College Cork, Ireland: Magneto-optical spectroscopy with an optical nanofibre P
  • Sven Ramelow, University of Vienna, Austria: Towards deterministic nonlinear quantum optics using coherent photon conversion (CPC)  C
  • Mark Sadgrove, University of Electro-Communications, Japan: Implementation of a photonic crystal nanofiber using an external sub-wavelength grating  P
  • Susan Skelton, Osaka University, Japan: Measurement of microparticle trajectories along a tapered optical fiber  C
  • Heidi Lundgaard Soerensen, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark: Controlling the shape of tapered nanofibers C
  • Viet Giang Truong, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Propulsion and manipulation of dielectric particle chains using optical nanofibres  C
  • Pengfei Wang, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland: Tapered optical microfibre coupler based biosensor  C
  • Jonathan Ward, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Temperature sensing with whispering gallery modes in a liquid filled microbubble C
  • Junji Watanabe, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan: Facile method to produce diffraction grating, by regularly-spaced wetting ridges formed on submerging polymer melt in water  C
  • Christian Wuttke, TU Wien, Austria: Measurement of the thermalization via heat radiation of an individual object thinner than the thermal wavelength  C
  • Ramachandrarao Yalla, University of Electro-Communications, Japan: Single photon generation using quantum dots on optical nanofibers  P
  • Yong Yang, OIST Graduate University, Japan: Optomechanics with microbubbles  P
  • Pengfei Zhang, University of Electro-Communications, Japan: Measurement of single atom trajectory based on strongly coupled CQED  P
  • Chang-Ling Zou, USTC, China: Broadband integrated polarization-dependent devices with surface plasmon  P