Presentations

2017

  • S Kasumie. Dissipative and dispersive optomechanical interaction in a coupled-cavity system (poster): CQD 2017, Okinawa, Japan 28 September 2017.
  • W Li. Optical nanofiber-based cavity induced by periodic air-nanohole arrays (poster): CQD 2017, Okinawa, Japan 28 September 2017.
  • T Nieddu. Towards orbital angular momentum transfer from light to cold atoms using selectively excited higher order modes of an optical nanofiber (poster): CQD 2017, Okinawa, Japan 28 September 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree. Rydberg atoms near optical nanofibre (poster): CQD 2017, Okinawa, Japan 28 September 2017.
  • J Lis, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic. Optomechanics using quasi-droplet resonators (poster): CQD 2017, Okinawa, Japan 28 September 2017.
  • L Picard, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic. Van der Waals interaction of Rydberg atoms with a dielectric surface: Implications for atoms near an optical nanofibre (poster):  CQD 2017, Okinawa, Japan 28 September 2017.
  • C Esporlas, A Maimaiti, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Higher order modes of ultrathin optical fibers for particle manipulation (invited talk): Frontiers in Optics 2017, Washington DC, USA 20 September 2017.
  • T Nieddu, J Du, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic. Towards orbital angular momentum transfer from light to cold atoms using selectively excited higher order modes of an optical nanofiber (poster): ICOAM 2017, Anacapri, Italy 19 September 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray, M Langbecker, K Karlsson and S Nic Chormaic. Rydberg atom formation at submicron distances from optical nanofibres (contributed talk): Photonics Ireland 2017, Galway, Ireland 13 September 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic. Cold Rydberg atoms near an optical nanofibre (poster): Photonics Ireland 2017, Galway, Ireland 13 September 2017.
  • T Nieddu and S Nic Chormaic. Towards orbital angular momentum transfer from light to cold atoms using selectively excited higher order modes of an optical nanofiber (poster): Photonics Ireland 2017, Galway, Ireland 13 September 2017.
  • C Esporlas, A Mimaiti, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Rotational motion of trapped microspheres optical nanofibres (poster): Photonics Ireland 2017, Galway, Ireland 13 September 2017.
  • J Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic. Quasi-droplet Whispering Gallery Resonator for Nanoparticle Trapping and Control (contributed talk): 7th EOS Topical meeting on Optical Microsystems (OµS’17), Anacapri, Italy 12 September 2017.
  • J Ward. Whispering gallery resonators for sensing, nonlinear optics and other things (seminar): Internal Seminar at the group of Prof. Gualtiero Nunzi Conti at the Institute of Applied Physics “Nello Carrara” (IFAC-CNR), Florence, Italy 08 September 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Optical nanofibres as probes for cold atomic ensembles (contributed talk): QuAMP 2017, Glasgow, Scotland 05 September 2017.
  • J Du, T Nieddu and S Nic Chormaic. Atom-light interactions in a few-mode optical nanofiber (poster)NIM Conference on Resonator QED, Munich, Germany 29 August 2017.
  • W Li,  J Du, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Optical nanofiber-based cavity induced by periodic air-nanohole arrays (poster): NIM Conference on Resonator QED, Munich, Germany 29 August 2017.
  • J Du, T Nieddu and S Nic Chormaic. An efficient light-atom interface for studying the interaction between cold atoms and multimodes of an ultrathin optical fiber (poster): The 24th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, Tokyo, Japan 22 August 2017.
  • W Li, J Du, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. A compact optical nanofiber cavity combining a photonic crystal and a Bragg grating structure (contributed talk): The 24th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, Tokyo, Japan 25 August 2017.
  • S Kasumie, Y Yang, R Madugani and S Nic Chormaic. Dissipative and dispersive optomechanical interaction in a coupled-cavity system (poster): Quantum Nanophotonics, Monte Verita, Switzerland 21 August 2017.
  • X Han, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Plasmonic tweezers for micro- and nano-particle trapping (poster): Quantum Nanophotonics, Monte Verita, Switzerland 21 August 2017.
  • VG Truong, FL Kien, T Busch and S Nic Chormaic. Particle trapping in near-field optics of ultrathin fibres and plasmonic tweezers (seminar): Division of Physics and Applied Physics (PAP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 7 August 2017.
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, C Esporlas, FL Kien, T Busch and S Nic Chormaic. Angular momentum of guided modes in ultrathin optical fiber: Evolution and Applications (contributed talk): Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO-PR), Singapore 3 August 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray, M Langbecker, K Karlsson and S Nic Chormaic. Cold Rydberg atom formation near an optical nanofibre (poster) : YAO2017, Paris, France 19 July 2017.
  • T Nieddu, J Du and S Nic Chormaic. Interaction between cold atoms and selectively excited higher order modes of an ultrathin optical fiber (poster): YAO2017, Paris, France 19 July 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Nonlinear optics and Rydberg atom generation using an optical nanofibre embedded in a Rb-87 MOT (seminar).  Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India 19 July 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Ultrathin optical fibres for neutral cold atom probing and manipulation (invited talk).  ICTS Open Quantum Systems Workshop, Bangalore, India 18 July 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Introduction to whispering gallery resonator sensors (invited lecture II).  IEEE Sensors Council Summer School: Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland 29 June 2017. 
  • S Nic Chormaic. Introduction to tapered optical fibres (invited lecture I).  IEEE Sensors Council Summer School: Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland 29 June 2017. 
  • SP Mekhail, J Ward, G Arbuthnott and S Nic Chormaic. Fibre-bundle-basis compressive sensing for wide field microendoscopy (contributed talk). European Conference on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany 29 June 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Rydberg atom formation near an optical nanofiber (poster): GRC Atomic Physics, Newport, USA.  15&16 June 2017.
  • F Lei. Bandpass transmission spectra of a whispering-gallery microcavity coupled to an ultrathin fiber (contibuted talk): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 6 June 2017.
  • W Li, J Du, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Optical nanofiber-based cavity with periodic air-nanohole arrays (contributed talk): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 7 June 2017.
  • T Ray, K Subramonian Rajasree, M Langbecker, K Karlsson and S Nic Chormaic. Formation of Rydberg atoms at submicron distance from the dielectric surface of an optical nanofibre (contributed talk): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 8 June 2017.
  • Y Yang, R Madugani, S Kasumie, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic. Micro pendulum optomechanical response coupled to the tunable whispering gallery mode resonators (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • C Esporlas, A Maimaiti, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Rotational motion of trapped microspheres around ultrathin optical fibers (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree. Cold Rydberg atom formation near an optical nanofibre (poster) : ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 6 June 2017.
  • X Han, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Asymmetric Annular Aperture Plasmonic Arrays for Particle Trapping (poster) : ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • S Kasumie, Y Yang, R Madugani and S Nic Chormaic. Dissipative and dispersive optomechanical interaction in a coupled-cavity system (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • K Karlsson, M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Particle trapping and detection using near-field optics of an ultrathin optical fiber integrated with nanodevices (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, Fam Le Kien and S Nic Chormaic. Experimental observation of negative azimuthal force in the evanescent field of a tapered fibre (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • R Murphy, F Lei, J Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic. All optical nanopositioning of high-Q microspheres (poster) : ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 6 June 2017.
  • SP Mekhail, J Ward, G Arbuthnotto and S Nic Chormaic. Fibre-Bundle-Basis Compressive Sensing (poster) : ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 5 June 2017.
  • T Nieddu, J Du and S Nic Chormaic. Interaction between cold atoms and selectively excited higher order modes of an ultrathin optical fiber (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 6 June 2017.
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, C Esporlas and S Nic Chormaic. Particle trapping in the evanescent field of an ultrathin optical fiber (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 6 June 2017.
  • J Ward. Nanoparticle detection and trapping in a hollow whispering gallery resonator (poster): ONNA2017, Okinawa, Japan. 6 June 2017.
  • A Gurkan Ozer, VG Truong, O Elisseeva and S Nic Chormaic. Multilayer Nanoring Devices for NIR Plasmonic Biosensing (poster): Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa, Japan. 29 May 2017.
  • R Kumar Gupta, CL Esporlas, J Ward, and S Nic Chormaic. Towards: Characterizing the light-matter interactions of Rubidium vapour in a microbubble-type WGM resonator (poster): Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa, Japan. 29 May 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray, M Langbecker, K Karlsson, and S Nic Chormaic. Cold Rydberg Atoms near an Optical Nanofiber (poster): Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa, Japan. 29 May 2017.
  • T Nieddu, J Du and S Nic Chormaic. Selective excitation of higher order nanofiber modes and their interaction with cold atoms (poster): Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa, Japan. 29 May 2017.
  • W Li, J Du, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. A compact optical nanofiber cavity for enhanced light-matter interactions (poster): Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa, Japan. 29 May 2017.
  • X Han, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Plasmonic Nanotweezers Based on Nanoring Structures for Micro- and Nanoparticle Trapping (poster): Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa, Japan. 29 May 2017.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree.  Cold Rydberg atoms near optical nanofibres (seminar): OIST Internal Seminar Series, Okinawa, Japan. 24 May 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic, M Daly, A Maimaiti, X Han, A Gurkan, C Esporlas, and VG Truong. Particle trapping and manipulation using near-field optics (invited talk): PIERS 2017, St Petersburg, Russia, 23 May 2017.
  • S Kasumie, R Madugani, Y Yang, J Ward, and S Nic ChormaicCavity ring-up spectroscopy for sensing in a whispering gallery mode resonator (invited talk): CLEO 2017, San Jose, USA, 18 May 2017.
  • R Madugani, S Kasumie, Y Yang, J Ward, F Lei and S Nic ChormaicWhispering gallery resonators for optical sensing (invited talk): 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju Island, Korea. 27 April 2017.
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, X Han, C Esporlas, PS Thomas, H Kambalathmana and S Nic Chormaic. Efficient particle trapping in near-field optics of ultrathin fibres and plasmonic tweezers (invited talk): Workshop on Optical Trapping Techniques and Structured Light, Okinawa, Japan. 23 April 2017.
  • J Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic. Nanoparticle trapping and control in a hollow whispering gallery resonator (contributed talk): OMC'17, Yokohama, Japan. 21 April 2017.
  • X Han, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Nano-ring arrays for submicron particle trapping (contributed talk):  OMC'17, Yokohama, Japan. 21 April 2017.
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Optical binding of particles in the evanescent field of microfiber modes (contributed talk): OMC'17, Yokohama, Japan. 21 April 2017.
  • S Nic Chormaic, M Daly, X Han, A Maimaiti and VG Truong.  Trapping particles using near-field optics (invited talk). OSA Biomedical Optics & Photonics Congress: Optics in the Life Sciences.  Topical Meeting on Optical Trapping Applications, San Diego, USA.  04 April 2017. 
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic. Cold Rydberg atoms near an optical nanofibre (contributed talk): The 64th JSAP spring meeting, Yokohoma, Japan. 16 March 2017.
  • T Nieddu, J Du, S Nic Chormaic. Interaction between cold atoms and selectively excited higher order modes of an ultrathin optical fiber (contributed talk): The 64th JSAP spring meeting, Yokohoma, Japan. 16 March 2017.
  • SP Mekhail, J Ward, G Arbuthnott and S Nic Chormaic. Fibre-bundle-basis compressive sensing for in-vivo endoscopy (contributed talk): The 64th JSAP spring meeting, Yokohoma, Japan. 16 March 2017.
  • Y Yang, S Kasumie, J Ward, G Zhao, L Xu, X Jiang, L Yang and S Nic Chormaic, A frequency comb at visible wavelengths using a microbubble resonator (invited talk): The 33rd Advanced Photon Science Alliance Seminar on Frequency Comb Technologies, Keio University, Japan. 03 March 2017. 

2016

  • VG Truong. Optical nanofibres and plasmonic nano-tweezers for nano-object trapping and manipulation (seminar): OIST internal seminar, Okinawa, Japan. 16 December 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic, Ultrathin optical fibres - fabrication and applications (seminar): School of Chemistry and Physics, UKZN, Durban, South Africa.  08 December 2016. Sponsored by OSA Traveling Lecturer Program.
  • S Nic Chormaic, Ultrathin optical fibres - from fabrication to application (invited talk): CSIR  Pretoria, South Africa.  2 December 2016. Sponsored by OSA Traveling Lecturer Program.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Ultrathin optical fibres - what are they and how can we use them (plenary talk): IONS KOALA 2016, Melbourne, Australia. 28 November 2016. Sponsored by OSA Traveling Lecturer Program.
  • M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Evanescent tapping using nanostructured ultrathin optical fibres (contributed talk): IONS KOALA 2016, Melbourne, Australia. 28 November 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic, Using ultrathin optical fibres to trap particles (seminar): School of Physics & Astronomy, Monash University, Australia. 25 November 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Ultrathin optical fibres and their applications (seminar): Physics Dept., University College Cork, Ireland. 14 November 2016.
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong and S Nic ChormaicUltrathin optical fibers for particle trapping and manipulation (invited talk): ACP 2016, Wuhan, China. 3 November 2016. 
  • S Nic Chormaic. Sensing in a bubble (invited talk): Workshop on Optics Technology for Sensing Applications, ACP 2016, Wuhan, China. 2 November 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Ultrathin optical fibres for studies on cold Rb atoms (invited talk): OIST-JST PRESTO Joint Symposium on Frontiers in Optics and Photonics, OIST, Japan. 31 October 2016. 
  • VG Truong, X Han, A Gurkan-Ozer, M Sergides and S Nic Chormaic. Localised plasmonic resonances of nanoring apertures for nanoparticle trapping (contributed talk): Optics & Photonics Japan 2016, Tokyo, Japan. 30 Oct 2016.
  • Y Yang,  X Jiang, S Kasumie, J Ward, L Yang and S Nic Chormaic. Frequency comb generation using hollow whispering gallery mode resonators (contributed talk): ONNA2016, Hangzhou, China. 25 October 2016.
  • J Du, T Nieddu, T Ray, K Subramonian Rajasree, R Kumar, V Gokhroo and S Nic Chormaic. An efficient light-atom interface based on higher-order modes of an optical nanofiber (contributed talk):  ONNA2016, Hangzhou, China. 24 October 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Particle manipulation using ultrathin optical fibres (invited talk): ONNA2016, Hangzhou, China. 24 October 2016.
  • Y Yang, X Jiang, S Kasumie, G Zhao, L Xu, J Ward, L Yang and S Nic Chormaic. Frequency comb generation at near visible wavelengths in a microbubble resonator (contributed talk):  FiO/LS 2016, Rochester, USA. 21 October 2016.
  • T Nieddu, J Du and S Nic Chormaic. Atom-photon interface using the higher order modes of an ultrathin optical fiber (poster): FiO/LS 2016, Rochester, USA. 20 October 2016.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic. Towards Rydberg atoms near an optical nanofibre (poster): CQD2016, Okinawa, Japan. 30 September 2016.
  • T Nieddu, J Du and S Nic Chormaic. Selective excitation of higher order nanofiber modes and their interaction with cold atoms (poster): CQD2016, Okinawa, Japan. 30 September 2016.
  • R K Gupta. Towards: Characterising the light-matter interactions of Rb-85 vapor in a microbubble-type WGM resonator (poster): CQD2016, Okinawa, Japan. 30 September 2016.
  • F Lei, Y Yang, S Kasumie and S Nic Chormaic. Tunable Yb-Er co-doped microbubble laser (poster): CQD2016, Okinawa, Japan. 30 September 2016.
  • S Kasumie, Y Yang, X F Jiang, G M Zhao, L H Xu, J Ward, L Yang and S Nic Chormaic. Frequency comb generation at visible wavelengths in a silica microbubble resonator (poster): CQD2016, Okinawa, Japan. 30 September 2016.
  • J Ward. Light-Matter Interactions at OIST (invited talk): International Seminar in Biwako, Shiga, Japan. 27-29 September 2016.
  • J Ward. Whispering Gallery Resonators for Sensing and Nonlinear Optics (invited talk): ALT16 (Advances in Laser Technology), Galway, Ireland. 12-16 September 2016.
  • SP Mekhail, O Jaidar, G Arbuthnott and S Nic Chormaic. Fiber Bundle Image Reconstruction for In-vivo Endoscopy (poster): Biophotonics and Imaging Graduate Summer School (BIGSS), Galway, Ireland, 8 September 2016.
  • X Han, V G Troung, SSS Hejazi and S Nic Chormaic. Plasmonic trapping based on nanoring devices at low incident powers (contributed talk): SPIE Optics & Photonics, San Diago, USA, 01 Sep 2016
  • S Nic Chormaic, T Nieddu, K Subramonian Rajasree, R Kumar, V Gokhroo, T Ray and J Du. Neutral 87Rb atoms near the surface of optical nanofibres (invited talk): PIERS 2016, Shanghai, China, 10 August 2016. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, R Madugani, S Kasumie, J Ward and Y Yang. Whispering gallery resonators for nonlinear optics and optical manipulation (contributed talk): PIERS 2016, Shanghai, China, 09 August 2016. 
  • VG Truong, X Han, M Sergides and S Nic Chormaic. Plasmonic nanoring devices for micro- and nanoparticle trapping and detection using low incident laser powers (contributed talk): PIERS 2016, Shanghai, China, 08 August 2016.
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, M Daly and S Nic Chormaic. Multiple particle trapping and self-organization in the evenescent fields of optical micro- and nanofibres (contributed talk): PIERS 2016, Shanghai, China, 08 August 2016.
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic. Towards Rydberg atoms near an optical nanofibre (poster): Les Houches Summer School on Current Trends in Atomic Physics, Les Houches, France, 06 July 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic. Atom-light interactions using ultrathin optical fibres (COST meeting talk): COST MP1403 WG4 Meeting @ Quantum Simulations and Many Body Physics with Light Workshop, Crete, Greece, 09 June 2016. 
  • S Nic Chormaic.  Towards Rydberg atoms near the surface of ultrathin optical fibres (contributed talk): Workshop on Correlation and Order in Rydberg Gases, Leiden, Netherlands, 02 June 2016. 
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti and S Nic Chormaic. Manipulation of particles using higher order modes in an optical microfiber (contributed talk): CLEO2016, San Jose, USA, June 2016
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Nonlinear optics phenomena in laser-cooled atoms at ultralow powers via an optical nanofiber (contributed talk): CLEO2016, San Jose, USA, June 2016
  • Y Yang. Applications in whispering gallery mode resonators (contributed talk): Xinghai Forum, Harbin, China, May 2016
  • M Sergides, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic. Phase tunable anisotropic metamaterials for nano-object detection and manipulation (contributed talk): OMC'16, Yokohama, Japan, 20 May 2016. 
  • S Nic Chormaic. Nanostructured ultrathin optical fibres for particle trapping (invited talk): OMC'16, Yokohama, Japan, 20 May 2016. 
  • X Han, VG Truong, SSS Hejazi and S Nic Chormaic. Submicron particle trapping and manipulation with plasmonic nanoring devices (contributed talk): OMC'16, Yokohama, Japan, 19 May 2016. 
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar and S Nic Chormaic. Nonlinear optics in cold 87Rb atoms at ultralow powers via an optical nanofiber (contributed talk): 17th Annual Meeting of the APS Northwest Section, Pencticton, British Columbia, Canada, 14 May 2016.  
  • SP Mekhail, O Jaidar, G Arbuthnott and S Nic Chormaic. Fiber bundle in-vivo epifluorescence microscopy with image reconstruction (poster JW3A.26).  Optics and the Brain 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, April 2016.   OSA Biomedical Optics Student Poster Presentation Prize Finalist.
  • Y Yang. Optomechanical and nonlinear properties in micropendulums and microbubble resonators (seminar): University of Washington St. Louis, USA, April 2016
  • S Nic Chormaic, Manipulating atoms using optical nanofibres (invited talk): C3QS, Okinawa, OIST, Japan, April 2016. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Hollow whispering gallery resonators (invited talk): EMN Optoelectronics Conferece, Phuket, Thailand, April 2016. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres for probing and mainpulating cold atoms (contributed talk): International Workshop on Many-Body Physics in Synthetic Quantum Systems, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, April 2016.
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres for probing and manipulating cold atoms (seminar): Quantum Research Group, University Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, April 2016.
  • T Ray, R Kumar, V Gokhroo, K Subramonian Rajasree and S Nic Chormaic, Towards Rydberg atoms near the surface of optical nanofibres (invited talk): OIST Minisymposium on Rydberg Atoms for Quantum Technologies, Okinawa, Japan, March 2016. 
  • JM Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, Flow sensor using a hollow whsipering gallery mode microlaser (contributed talk 9723-43): LASE-SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, February 2016. 
  • P Wang, R Madugani, H Zhao, J Ward, Y Yang, G Farrell, G Brambilla and S Nic Chormaic, Development of packaged silica microspheres coupled with tapered optical microfibres (contributed talk 9723-3): LASE-SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, February 2016. 
  • T Ray, R Kumar, V Gokhroo, K Subramonian Rajasree and S Nic Chormaic, Probing interactions in cold atomic systems using optical nanofibres604. Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Seminar - Hybrid Systems for Quantum Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, January 2016.

2015

  • S Nic Chormaic, Atomic quantum engineering with nanofibres II (invited lecture): QSciTech, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, December 2015.
  • Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, The micropendulum and towards trapping of its center-of-mass motion (invited talk): 2015 Workshop on Microcavity Photonics, Hefei, China, November 2015.
  • S Nic Chormaic, Atomic quantum engineering with nanofibres I (invited lecture): QSciTech, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, November 2015.
  • S Nic Chormaic, Nonlinear optics in two different regimes: cold atoms and whispering gallery resonators (seminar): Institut für Physik, Humboldt-Universiät zu Berlin, Germany, November 2015. 
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic, Quantum networks based on cold Rydberg atoms and an optical nanofiber (contributed talk FW3D.4): FiO/LS 2015, San Jose, USA, October 2015 
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo and S Nic Chormaic, Studies of cold atoms using optical nanofibers (contributed talk): Okinawa School in Physics: Coherent Quantum Dynamics, Okinawa, Japan, September 2015
  • J Ward, Whispering Gallery Resonators (contributed talk): Okinawa School in Physics: Coherent Quantum Dynamics, Okinawa, Japan, September 2015
  • Y Yang, R Madugani, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Optomechanical behavior of a micropendulum whispering gallery mode resonator (poster)Okinawa School in Physics: Coherent Quantum Dynamics, Okinawa, Japan, September 2015
  • M Sergides, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Highly tunable hybrid plasmonic devices for trapping nano-objects (contributed talk): The 76th JSAP Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, September 2015
  • Y Yang, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Ultrathin-walled microbubbles for high sensitivity pressure sensing (contributed talk): The 76th JSAP Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, September 2015
  • J Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, Gas Flow Sensor using a Hollow WGM Microlaser (contributed talk): The 76th JSAP Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, September 2015
  • A Tavala, A Zeilinger and S Nic Chormaic, Using lensed fibers for stimulating ex-vivo retina: simulation and measurement results (poster): ÖPG, SSAA and ÖGAA Joint Annual Meeting 2015, Vienna, Austria, September 2015.
  • S Nic Chormaic, A hybrid quantum system for laser-cooled atoms using optical nanofibres (contributed talk): Frontiers in Nanophotonics, Ascona, Switzerland, August 2015 
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, M Sergides, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Particle propulsion using higher order microfiber modes (contributed talk): CLEO-PR 2015, Busan, Korea, August 2015
  • M Sergides, VG Truong, JR Schloss, BS Bhardwaj and S Nic Chormaic, Characterization of periodic plasmonic nanoring devices for nanomanipulation (contributed talk): SPIE Optics & Photonics - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XII, San Diego, USA, August 2015
  • S Nic Chormaic, A Maimaiti, M Sergides, I Gusachenko and VG Truong, Ultrathin optical fibers for particle trapping and manipulation (contributed talk): SPIE Optics & Photonics - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XII, San Diego, USA, August 2015
  • M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Submicron particle manipulation using slotted tapered optical fibers (contributed talk): SPIE Optics & Photonics - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XII, San Diego, USA, August 2015
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, M Sergides, M Daly, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Trapping and manipulation of micro- and nano-particles with nanofiber and nano-plasmonic tweezer systems (contributed talk): NanoMA 2015, Tsukuba, Japan, July 2015
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, M Sergides, M Daly, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Trapping and manipulation of micro-particles with nanofibre and optical tweezer compact systems (poster): NIMS conference, Tukuba, Japan, July 2015
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, I Gusachenko, M Sergides and S Nic Chormaic, Optical propulsion of dielectric spheres using higher order microfiber modes (contributed talk): IONS 2015, Nanjing, China, July 2015
  • S Nic Chormaic, Whispering gallery mode microbubble resonators (invited talk): PIERS 2015 Prague, Czech Republic, July 2015
  • Y Yang, S Saurabh and S Nic Chormaic, Improved sensitivity for pressure sensing in microbubble resonators (contributed talk): Advanced Photonics, Boston, USA, June 2015
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar and S Nic Chormaic, Observation of Autler-Townes and EIT effects in cold 87Rb atoms via an optical nanofiber (poster): ICOLS 2015, Singapore, June 2015
  • T Nieddu, V Gokhroo, K Deasy, VG Truong, T Ray, and S Nic Chormaic, Selective excitation of higher order nanofiber modes and their interaction with cold atoms (poster): ICOLS 2015, Singapore, June 2015
  • S Nic Chormaic, Research update from the Light-Matter Interactions Unit (talk): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, T Ray and S Nic Chormaic, All optical switching with cold Rb atoms using an optical nanofiber (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • T Nieddu, V Gokhroo, K Deasy, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Selective excitation of higher order fiber modes and their interaction with cold atoms (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • M Sergides, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Optical trapping using plasmonic nanoring arrays (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar and S Nic Chormaic, Investigation of two- photon excitation in cold and hot rubidium atoms (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • K Subramonian Rajasree, Fresnel atom microtraps from geometric apertures (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, M Sergides, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Optical binding of particles using higher order microfibre modes (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Nanostructured micro- and nanofibres for optical trapping (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • I Gusachenko, M Sergides, P Prakash, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Anisotropic ring plasmonic arrays for nanoparticle trapping (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • R Madugani, Y Yang, VH Le, JM Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Pressure tunable microbubble resonator as an external reference to a laser (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • Y Yang, S Saraubh, JM Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Pressure tunable microbubble and coupled-mode-induced transparency (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • J M Ward, Er:Yb doped microbubble laser (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • V G Truong, A Maimaiti, M Daly, I Gusachenko, M Sergides and S Nic Chormaic, Compact system of optical tweezers/nanofibres/nano plasmonic structure for particle trapping and manipulation (poster): ONNA2015 workshop, Okinawa, May 2015
  • M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Nanostructured micro- and nanofibres for optical trapping (contributed talk OMC3-2): 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, April 2015
  • I Gusachenko, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Bisphere-induced transmission changes in optical nanofibre (contributed talk OMC3-1): 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, April 2015
  • I Gusachenko, M Sergides, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Anisotropic ring arrays for nanoparticle trapping (contributed talk OMC3-4): 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, April 2015
  • V Hong Le, A Maimaiti, JM Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Optical micro- and nanofibre pulling rig (poster OMCp4-2): 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, April 2015
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, I Gusachenko, M Sergides and S Nic Chormaic, Trapping and manipulation of selective microparticles in the evanescent field of optical micro- and nanofibres (contributed talk OMC5-3): 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, April 2015
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, M Sergides, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Particle propulsion using higher order microfibre modes (contributed talk OMC9-5): 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, April 2015
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, M Sergides, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Propagation of particles using ultrathin optical fibers (contributed talk OtT1D.3): Optical Trapping Applications, Vancouver, Canada, April 2015
  • M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Nanostructured tapered optical fibers for particle trapping (contributed talk 9507-14): SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics - Micro-Structured and Speciality Optics Fibers, Prague, Czech Republic, April 2015
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar and S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofiber facilitated nonlinear optics effects in cold atoms (contributed talk 9503-12): SPIE Optics and Optoelectronics - Nonlinear Optics and Applications, Prague, Czech Republic, April 2015
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, M Daly, I Gusachenko, M Sergides and S Nic Chormaic, Ultrathin optical fibres for particle trapping and manipulation (invited talk): IEICE General Conference 2015, Kusatsu, Japan, March 2015
  • R Madugani, Microsphere pendulum optomechanics (contributed talk): Workshop on Hierarchy of Quantum Mechanics, Okazaki, Japan, February 2015
  • JM Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, PDMS quasi-droplet microbubble resonator (contributed talk 9343-39): LASE, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, February 2015
  • JM Ward, Y Yang, R Madugani and S Nic Chormaic, Asymmetric response function of the transduction spectrum for a microsphere pendulum (contributed talk 9343-1)LASE, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, February 2015
  • VG Truong, A Maimaiti, I Gusachenko, M Sergides, M Frawley and S Nic Chormaic, Optical micro- and nanofibres: Particle trapping, self-assembly and higher order mode generation for particle manipulation (poster): Trends in Optical Manipulation III, Obergurgl, Austria, January 2015
  • S Nic Chormaic, A hybrid system based on optical nanofibres for probing and trapping atoms (talk): QCLM2015: Quantum Control of Light and Matter,  Okinawa, Japan, January 2015

2014

  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Autler-Townes splitting in cold Rb atoms at ultra-low power using an optical nanofibre (poster): Topical Research Meeting on Hybrid Quantum Systems, Nottingham, UK, December 2014 
  • T Nieddu, K Deasy, R Kumar, V Gokhroo and S Nic Chormaic, Fluorescent excitation of nanofiber higher order modes (poster): Topical Research Meeting on Hybrid Quantum Systems, Nottingham, UK, December 2014 
  • S Nic Chormaic, A hybrid system based on optical nanofibres for probing and trapping atoms (contributed talk): Topical Research Meeting on Hybrid Quantum Systems, Nottingham, UK, December 2014 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Light-matter interactions research at OIST (invited talk): OIST-University of Tokyo Joint Symposium, OIST Graduate University, Japan, December 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres as manipulation tools for cold atoms (seminar): Laboratoire Aimé Cotton, Université Paris-Sud, France, November 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical micro- and nanofibres for particle trapping and manipulation (seminar): SPIE Student Chapter Lecture, Acharya Narendra Dev College (University of Delhi), India, October 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical micro- and nanofibres for particle trapping and manipulation (seminar): School of Physics & Astronomy, St Andrews University, Scotland, October 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical micro- and nanofibres for particle traping and manipulation (seminar): Physics Department, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, October 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres for particle trapping and manipulation (invited talk): International Seminar on Optical Nanofibres in Applications, Chicheley Hall, United Kingdom, October 2014  
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofiber mediated frequency upconversion in cold 87Rb atoms (poster): Okinawa School in Physics: Coherent Quantum Dynamics, Okinawa, Japan, September 2014
  • R Madugani, Y Yang, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Microsphere pendulum optomechanical transduction and characterisation via evanescent light (poster): Okinawa School in Physics: Coherent Quantum Dynamics, Okinawa, Japan, September 2014
  • A Maimaiti, VG Truong, M Sergides, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Manipulation of dielectric particles using higher order microfiber modes (poster): IONS-Asia 5, Hokkaido, Japan, September 2014
  • M Daly, VG Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Local field enhancements for particle trapping (poster): IONS-Asia 5, Hokkaido, Japan, September 2014
  • K Deasy, R Kumar, V Gokhroo, A Maimaiti, MC Frawley and S Nic Chormaic. Excitation and absorption of optical nanofibre higher order modes by 87Rb atoms (contributed talk): Photon14, London, UK, September 2014
  • K Deasy, M Daly, VG Truong, C Phelan, and S Nic Chormaic. Atom trapping in a slotted optical nanofibre (contributed talk): Photon14, London, UK, September 2014
  • I Gusachenko, M Sergides, V G Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Towards polarization-sensitive traping of nanoparticles in nanoring apertures (poster 9164-110): SPIE Optics & Photonics - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XI, San Diego, USA, August 2014. 
  • I Gusachenko, M Frawley, V G Truong and S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofiber intergrated into an optical tweezers for particle mainpulation and in-situ fiber probing (poster 9164-109): SPIE Optics & Photonics - Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XI, San Diego, USA, August 2014. 
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar, A Maimaiti, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Probing evanescent field couping between laser-cooled 87Rb atoms and the fundamental and higher order modes of an optical nanofiber (poster): ICAP 2014, Washington DC, USA, August 2014. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, M Daly, C Phelan, K Deasy and V G Truong, A nanostructured tapered optical fiber for cold atom trapping (poster): ICAP 2014, Washington DC, USA, August 2014. 
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Very low power 2-photon absorption in cold 87Rb atoms using an optical nanofiber (poster): ICAP 2014, Washington DC, USA, August 2014. 
  • V Gokhroo, Experiments on 2-photon absorption in cold 87Rb atoms using an optical nanofiber (JQI special seminar): JQI, University of Maryland, USA, August 2014. 
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibre mediated frequency up-conversion in cold 87Rb atoms (contributed talk): ASPC 2014, Kolkata, India, July 2014. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres as quantum interface tools for atoms and light (invited talk):  ASPC 2014, Kolkata, India, July 2014. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Manipulating cold atoms with optical nanofiber guided light (invited talk): Shortcuts to Adiabaticity 2014, Shanghai, China, July 2014
  • Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, A brief introduction of whispering gallery mode resonator research in Light-Matter Interactions Unit (seminar): Micro/Nano Photonics Lab, Washington University, St Louis, USA, June 2014
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, A Maimaiti, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Excitation of higher-order modes of an optical nanofiber by laser-cooled Rb-87 atoms (contributed talk): CLEO: QELS Fundamental Science, FTh3B.6, San Jose, USA, June 2014
  • Y Yang, R Madugani, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Optomechanical response of a tapered fiber coupled microsphere pendulum (poster):CLEO: QELS Fundamental Science, JTh2A.47, San Jose, USA, June 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Breaking the trend in Japanese universities - viewpoint of a female and foreign faculty member (invited talk): Symposium Series: My Work and Career Design 8: Global Perspectives on Diversity in Japanese Universities - Benefits and Challenges, Kyoto University Gender Equality Promotion Center, May 2014.  
  • S Nic Chormaic, Probing particles with light (seminar): Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, April 2014
  • M Daly, VG Truong, C Phelan, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Nanostructured nanofiber for atom trapping (talk): C3QS 2014, Okinawa, Japan, April 2014
  • C Phelan, M Daly, VG Truong, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Cold atom trapping with a nanostructured optical nanofiber (poster): C3QS 2014, Okinawa, Japan, April 2014
  • R Kumar, V Gokhroo, K Deasy, L Russell and S Nic Chormaic, Sensing cold atoms with a hot sensor (poster): C3QS 2014, Okinawa, Japan, April 2014
  • N Dhasmana, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, Four-wave mixing in microsphere resonator (poster): C3QS 2014, Okinawa, Japan, April 2014
  • K Deasy, R Kumar, V Gokhroo, A Maimaiti, M Frawley and S Nic Chormaic, Fluorescent excitation of nanofibre higher order modes (poster): C3QS 2014, Okinawa, Japan, April 2014
  • V Gokhroo, R Kumar, K Deasy and S Nic Chormaic, Probing 2-photon absorption in cold atoms using an optical nanofiber (poster): C3QS 2014, Okinawa, Japan, April 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Microbubble whispering gallery mode resonators (invited talk): 560. WE-Heraeus-Seminar - Taking Detection to the Limit: Biosensing wtih Optical Microcavities, Bad Honnef, Germany, April 2014
  • R Madugani, Y Yang, JM Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Microsphere pendulum optomechanical trasnduction and characterization via evanescent light (poster): 560. WE-Heraeus-Seminar - Taking Detection to the Limit: Biosensing wtih Optical Microcavities, Bad Honnef, Germany, April 2014
  • Y Yang, JM Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Optimization of quasi-droplet microbubble resonators for sensing (poster): 560. WE-Heraeus-Seminar - Taking Detection to the Limit: Biosensing with Optical Microcavities, Bad Honnef, Germany, April 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Manipulating particles with light (seminar): Dept. Experimental Physics, NUIM, Maynooth, Ireland, April 2014
  • V Gokhroo, Studies on laser-cooled atoms interacting with fundamental and higher order modes of an optical nanofibre (contributed talk): IWQD 2014, Tokyo, Japan, March 2014
  • C Phelan, Cold atom trapping with a nanostructured optical nanofibre (contributed talk): IWQD 2014, Tokyo, Japan, March 2014
  • VG Truong, Manipulating particles with light II: Colloids (seminar): Nanophotonics Group, Dept. of Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, March 2014. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Manipulating particles with light I: Cold atoms (seminar):  Nanophotonics Group, Dept. of Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, March 2014. 
  • S Nic Chormaic, Manipulating and trapping particles with optical nanofiber guided light (invited talk): Joint ISSP-OIST Symposium, Okinawa, Japan, March 2014. 
  • VG Truong, MC Frawley, I Gusachenko and S Nic Chormaic, Multiple optical trapping and binding effects of microspheres in a nanofibre (contributed talk): International Workshop on the Fabrication and Application of Microstructured Optical Devices, Tokyo, Japan, February 2014
  • K Deasy, M Daly, VG Truong, C Phelan and S Nic Chormaic, Slotted tapered fibre atom trap (contributed talk): International Workshop on the Fabrication and Application of Microstructured Optical Devices, Tokyo, Japan, February 2014
  • S Nic Chormaic, Manipulating particles with light (seminar): Kinki University, Osaka, Japan, February 2014
  • J Ward, Y Yang and S Nic Chormaic, Liquid core microbubble resonators for highly sensitive temperature sensing (poster 8960-67): LASE, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, February 2014.
  • Y Yang, J Ward and S Nic Chormaic, Optimization of whispering gallery modes in microbubble resonators for sensing applications (contributed talk 8960-17): LASE, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, February 2014. 
  • V Gokhroo, Experiments with an optical nanofibre and laser cooled atoms (seminar): Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, January 2014

2013  

  • V. Gokhroo, Experiments with an optical nanofibre and laser cooled atoms (seminar): Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India, December 2013
  • S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibers integrated with cold atoms (seminar): Quantum Optics Group, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Campus Jussieu,  Paris, France, December 2013
  • V. Gokhroo, Optical nanofibres integrated with cold atoms (seminar): Centre for Quantum Technologies, UKZN, South Africa, December 2013
  • V. Gokhroo, R. Kumar, A. Maimaiti, K. Deasy and S. Nic Chormaic, Experimental studies using an optical nanofibre integrated with cold atoms (contributed talk): Quantum Information Processing, Communication and Control 2, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, November 2013
  • K. Deasy, M. Daly, V.G. Truong, C. Phelan and S. Nic Chormaic, Nanostructured optical nanofibres for atom trapping (contributed talk): Quantum Information Processing, Communication and Control 2, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, November 2013. 
  • Y. Yang, Brief introduction to Light-Matter Interactions Unit in OIST (seminar): Nanophotonics Group, Department of Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, October 2013.
  • Y. Yang, J. Ward, and S. Nic Chormaic, Thermal-optical properties of microbubbles for sensing applications (contributed talk 8924-52): 4th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, Wuhan, China, October 2013.
  • C. Phelan, T. Hennessy, M. Frawley, A. Petcu-Colan, V. G. Truong, T. Busch and S. Nic Chormaic, Nano-fiber atom traps based on high order modes (contributed talk FTH2A.7): FiO/LS 2013, Orlando, USA, October 2013.
  • I. Gusachenko, M. Frawley, A. Maimaiti, M. Daly, V.G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Propulsion and trapping of chains of microspheres by an optical nanofiber integrated into an optical tweezers (contributed talk FTh1D.6): FiO/LS 2013, Orlando, USA, October 2013  
  • M. Frawley, A. Petcu-Colan, I. Gusachenko, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Higher order modes propagation in optical nanofibers (contributed talk FW1B.1): FiO/LS 2013, Orlando, USA, October 2013.  
  • M. Daly, V. G. Truong, C. Phelan, K. Deasy and S. Nic Chormaic, Near-field trap for submicron particles and cold, neutral atoms using rectangular etched cavities in optical nanofibers (contributed talk FTh1D.5): FiO/LS 2013, Orlando, USA, October 2013.
  • J. Ward, Y. Yang, R. Madugani and S. Nic Chormaic Sensing and optomechanics using whispering gallery microbubble resonators (invited talk): IEEE Photonics Conference, Bellevue Seattle, USA, September 2013. 
  • M. Daly, C. Phelan, V.G. Truong, M. Frawley and S. Nic Chormaic, Etched optical nanofibre cavities for cold atom and nanoparticle trapping (poster): Photonics Ireland 2013, Belfast, Northern Ireland, September 2013. 
  • M. Frawley, V.G. Truong, I. Gusachenko and S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres: particle trapping and binding, and higher order mode generation (poster): Photonics Ireland 2013, Belfast, Northern Ireland, September 2013. 
  • S. Nic Chormaic, Advanced optics in an interdisciplinary graduate program (contributed talk): ETOP 2013, Porto, Portugal, July 2013. 
  • L. Russell, R. Kumar, V. B. Tiwari and S. Nic Chormaic, Experimental studies on a dark magneto-optical trap for 85Rb (poster): RIAO/Optilas 2013, Porto, Portugal, July 2013
  • A. Watkins, V. B. Tiwari, J. Ward, K. Deasy and S. Nic Chormaic, Observation of Zeeman shift in the Rb D2 line using an optical nanofiber in vapor (contributed talk): RIAO/Optilas 2013, Porto, Portugal, July 2013
  • A. Maimaiti, M. Frawley, E. Prel, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Manipulation of self-arranged dielectric particles using optical nanofibers (poster): CLEO-PR, Kyoto, Japan, July 2013
  • R. Kumar, L. Russell, V. B. Tiwari and S. Nic Chormaic, Release-recapture experiment on cold 85Rb atoms with an optical nanofiber probe (poster): CLEO-PR, Kyoto, Japan, July 2013
  • R. Madugani, Y. Yang, J. Ward, and S. Nic Chormaic, Optical WGMs THz tuning and mechanical modes in a PDMS double-stem resonator (poster): CLEO-PR, Kyoto, Japan, July 2013
  • E. Hosseini, K. Kasamatsu, S. Nic Chormaic, T. Takui, Y. Kondo, M. Nakahara, and T. Ohmi, Two-Qubit Gate Operation Applied on Nearest Neighboring Qubits in a Neutral Atom Quantum Computer (poster): 1st AWEST 2013, Awaji Yumebutai, Japan, June 2013
  • M. Daly, C. Phelan, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Near-field trap for submicron particles or cold, neutral atoms using rectangular etched cavities in optical nanofibers (poster): ICOLS 2013, Berkeley, USA, June 2013 
  • R. Kumar, V. Gokhroo, K. Deasy, L. Russell and S. Nic Chormaic, Sensing cold atoms with a hot sensor (poster): ICOLS 2013, Berkeley, USA, June 2013
  • R. Kumar, V. Gokhroo, K. Deasy and S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres integrated into a MOT (talk): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • J. Ward, Y. Yong and S. Nic Chormaic, Temperature sensing with whispering gallery modes in a liquid filled microbubble (talk): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • M. Frawley, A. Petcu-Colan, A. Maimaiti, M. Daly, I. Gusachenko, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Propulsion and manipulation of dielectric particle chains using optical nanofibres (talk) : ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • M. Daly, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Near-field submicron particle trapping using rectangular etched cavities of optical nanofibres (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • K. Deasy, J. Do, K. N. Sediq, A.A. Lutich, J. Rodríguez-Fernández, J. Feldmann and D. G. Lidzey, Rapid nanoparticle positioning within an optical nanocavity (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • M. Frawley, A. Petcu-Colan, A. Maimaiti, I. Gusachenko, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres: Microparticle manipulation and higher mode generation (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • V. Gokhroo, R. Kumar, K. Deasy and S. Nic Chormaic, Probing laser cooled atoms through a nanofibre (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • I. Gusachenko, A. Maimati, M. Frawley, V. G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Versatile optical tweezers workstation for spectroscopy of biological samples and optical nanomanipulation (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • R. Madugani, Y. Yang, J. M. Ward and S. Nic Chormaic, Tunable WGMs and mechanical modes in PDMS double-stem resonators (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • A. Maimaiti, M. Frawley, A.Petcu-Colan, V. G. Truong, I. Gusachenko and S. Nic Chormaic, The generation and effective propagation of doughnut shaped beams in nanofibres and optical trapping (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • C. Phelan, T. Busch and S. Nic Chormaic, Nanofibre optical dipole traps based on high order modes (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • E. Prel, K. Deasy, A. Watkins and S. Nic Chormaic, Magneto-optical spectroscopy with an optical nanofibre (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • Y. Yang, J. M. Ward, R. Madugani and S. Nic Chormaic, Optomechanics with microbubbles (poster): ONNA 2013 Workshop, Okinawa, June 2013
  • S. Nic Chormaic, Whispering gallery mode resonators: From spheres to bubbles (seminar): Centre for Quantum Technology, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, May 2013
  • E. Hosseini, K. Kasamatsu, S. Nic Chormaic, T. Takui, Y. Kondo, M. Nakahara, and T. Ohmi, Two-Qubit Gate Operation Applied on Nearest Neighboring Qubits in a Neutral Atom Quantum Computer (poster): C3QS Workshop, Okinawa, May 2013
  • R. Kumar, L. Russell, M. Daly, V. B. Tiwari and S. Nic ChormaicTemperature measurement of cold atoms using transient absorption from an optical nanofibre (poster): C3QS Workshop, Okinawa, May 2013
  • S. Nic Chormaic, Whispering gallery mode resonators: From spheres to bubbles (seminar): Photonics Research Centre, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, May 2013
  • M. Frawley, A. Maimaiti, V.G. Truong and S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibers: Microsphere manipulation and self-assembly, and higher order mode generation (poster): Optical Trapping Applications, Hawaii, USA, April 2013

2012

  • S. Nic Chormaic, L. Russell, M. Daly and V.B. Tiwari, Spectroscopic studies using an optical nanofibre in cold Rb (poster): IOP Topical Research Meeting on Quantum Technologies: Taking Concepts through to Implementations, London, December 2012. 
  • S. Nic Chormaic, Tapered optical fibres for particle trapping and manipulation (invited talk): Quantum Africa 2, South Africa, September 2012
  • L. Russell, R. Kumar, V.B. Tiwari and S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres as probes for bright and dark cold atoms (contributed talk):  Quantum Africa 2, South Africa September 2012
  • R. Kumar, L. Russell, M. Daly, V. B. Tiwari and S. Nic Chormaic, Temperature measuremet of cold atoms using transient absorption from an optical nanofibre (poster): ICAP, Paris, July 2012
  • S. Nic Chormaic, Optical nanofibres as probes for cold atoms (contributed talk): Quantum Interfaces: Integrating Light, Atoms and Solid State Devices, Chicheley Hall UK, May 2012.