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  ETOPIM 8

 June 7-12, 2009

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM
 18:00
 20:30 -  Dinner
 
 
 Sunday, June 7
 16:00 - 18:00 Registration
 

 
 
 20:45 - 22:00 Welcome wine-bar
 

 
 Monday, June 8
 09:00 - 10:30 Session 1: Plenary 1
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Costas Soukoulis
09:00 Photonic Metamaterials: Quo Vadis?
 Wegener, M
 Institut für Angewandte Physik and DFG-Center for Functional Nanostructures (CFN), Universität Karlsruhe (TH), D-76128 Karlsruhe, Germany and Institut für Nanotechnologie, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, D-76021 Karlsruhe, Germany
 
09:45 Light propagation in disordered media
 Lagendijk, A
 FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Science Park 113, Amsterdam, 1098 XG The Netherlands a.lagendijk@uva.nl
 

 
 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
 

 
 11:00 - 13:00 Session 2: Metamaterials I
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Vladimir Shalaev
11:00 About Energy, Linear Momentum and Mass Transfer by Electromagnetic Wave in Negative Refraction Media
 Veselago, V
 A.M.Prokhorov Institute of General Physics , 38 Vavilov street, Moscow, Moscow district 119991, Russia
 
11:25 Losses in Metamaterials: Restrictions and Benefits
 Lagarkov, A and Kisel, V
 Directorate, Institute for Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics, Russian Academy of Scie, Izhorskaya 13/19, Moscow, 125412, Russia, itae@dol.ru, kis_v@mail.ru
 
11:50 Manipulate light propagations and polarizations through meta-materials
 Zhou, L
 Surface Physics Laboratory (State Key Laboratory) and Physics Department, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, P. R. China
 
12:05 Metamaterials Made of Patterned Planar Metallic Pairs
 Orr, R*, Vallecchi, A**, Capolino, F*** and Schuchinsky, A*
 *Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT3 9DT, UK; **University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy; ***University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
 
12:20 Extraordinary transmission and fish-net metamaterials from a unified perspective
 Marques, R1, Freire, M1, Delgado, V1 and Jelinek, L1
 1 Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain marques@us.es, freire@us.es, vdelgado@us.es, jelinek@us.es
 
12:45 Mimicking a negative-refractive slab by combining two phase-conjugators
 Aubry, A and Pendry, J
 Department of Physics, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom a.aubry@imperial.ac.uk, j.pendry@imperial.ac.uk
 
 
 11:00 - 13:00 Session 3: Random-media /Transport Properties I
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: David Bergman
11:00 Thre dimensional Anderson loalization of elastic waves
 van Tiggelen, B
 LPMMC, University of Grenoble / CNRS, Avenu des Martyrs, BP 166, Grenoble, Isere 38042, France
 
11:25 10 Total disorder as an alternative to perfect periodicity
 Freilikher, V*, Bliokh, K**, Bliokh, Y*** and Nori, F****
 *Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Derekh Bar-Ilan, Ramat-Gan, Israel 52900, Israel; **Institute of Radio Astronomy, 4 Krasnoznamyonnaya St., Kharkov 61002, Ukraine; ***Department of Physics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel; ****The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
 
11:50 11 Criterion for light localization in random amplifying media
 Payne, B1, Yamilov, A1, Andreasen, J2 and Cao, H2
 1 Missouri University of Science and Technology; 2 Yale University yamilov@mst.edu
 
12:05 12 Anderson Localization in Correlated Random Structures: Photonic Crystals, Metamaterials and Electron Superlattices
 Makarov, N1 and Izrailev, F23
 1 Instituto de Ciencias, Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Priv. 17 Norte No. 3417, Col. San Miguel Hueyotlipan, Puebla, Pue., 72050, Mexico; 2 Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Apdo. Post. J-48, Puebla, Pue., 72570, Mexico; 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1321, USA.
 
12:20 13 Control of Light Propagation in Disordered Photonic Materials
 Mosk, A
 Complex Photonic Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology, and MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P. O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands a.p.mosk@utwente.nl
 
12:45 14 Electron transport in strongly disordered structures
 Markos, P
 Department of Physics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology, 812 19 Bratislava
 
 
 
 13:00 - 17:00 Lunch break
 

 
 
 17:00 - 18:30 Posters 1: Posters A and coffee
 
 15 Multilayered Nano-Fishnet Structures Help to Reveal Actual Material Parameters of Optical Metamaterials
 Yankovskaya, E1, Belov, P12 and Simovski, C3
 1 St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, St. Petersburg, Russia; 2 Queen Mary University of London, London, UK; 3 Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland.
 
 16 Sub-diffraction light transport with artificial plasmons
 Foteinopoulou, S, Economou, E, Kafesaki, M and Soukoulis, C
 IESL-FORTH, PO Box 1385, Heraklion, Crete GR 71 110, Greece
 
 17 Frequency Response from a Novel Circular SRR versus Equilateral Triangle on PTFE/Woven Fiberglass substrate
  Ferreira, E*, Oliveira, E*, de Andrade, A**, Perotonii, M*** and Simonetti, T****
 * Departamento de Microondas e Optoeletrônica - Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronáutica(ITA), Praça Marechal Eduardo Gomes, 50 -Vila das Acácias; CEP 12.228-900 - Sao José dos Campos - SP - Brazil, Phone:+55(12)3947-3704; ** Divisao de Materiais(AMR-C)- Instituto de Aeronáutica e Espaço(IAE), Phone: + 55(12)39476404; *** Universidade Federal do ABC(UFABC) Phone: +55(11)5539-2050; **** Universidade de Taubate(UNITAU), Phone:+55(11)9879-0131
 
 18 Surface waves on the metamaterial interface
 Vary, T and Markos, P
 Dept. Physics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information technology (FEI, Ilkovicova 3, Bratislava, Bratislava 812 19, Slovakia;
 
 19 Experimental observation of cavity formation in metamaterials
 Caglayan, H, Serebryannikov, A, Bulu, I, Loncar, M and Ozbay, E
 Nanotechnology Research Center, Ankara, Ankara 06800, Turkey
 
 20 Chirality in a Swiss Roll metamaterial
 Demetriadou, A and Pendry, J
 Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom ademetri@imperial.ac.uk
 
 21 Influence of the geometrical properties and dielectric environment on periodic hole arrays in metal films
 Koukis, D and Tanner, D
 Department of physics, University of Florida, 3500 Windmeadows Blvd. Apt. 86, Gainesville, Florida 32608, United States of America
 
 22 Emission lifetime measurements in disordered materials
 Birowosuto, M and Mosk, A
 Complex Photonic Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology, and MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P. O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands a.p.mosk@utwente.nl
 
 24 Compression of Quadratically Phase-Modulated Few-Cycle Pulses in Dispersive Medium
 Paseka, O, Lobanov, V and Sukhorukov, A
 Paseka OI- SPIE student member (SPIE ID # :03247994), Lobanov VE- SPIE member, Sukhorukov AP- SPIE member, OSA member
 
 25 Cherenkov instability of electron beam in two-wall nanotube
 Batrakov, K, Kuzhir, P and Maksimenko, S
 Lab of electrodynamics of non-homogenous media, Institute for Nuclear Problems of Belarusian State University, Bobruiskaya Str., 11, Minsk, Belarus 220030, Belarus
 
 26 High extraction efficiency of nanoimprinted photonics crystals coupled to photonic crystals
 Mavidis, C, Kafesaki, M, Rebout, V, Sotomayor-Torres, C and Soukoulis, C
 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation Of Research and Technology, Hellas, P.O. Box 1385, Heraklion, Crete 71110 , Greece
 
 28 Experimental study of fishnet and short-slab pair metamaterials in the GHz regime
 Kenanakis, G, Katsarakis, N, Kafesaki, M, Soukoulis, C and Economou, E
 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas (FORTH), P.O. Box 1385, 711 10, Heraklion, Crete, Greece gkenanak@iesl.forth.gr
 
 29 Chirped multilayer hollow waveguides
 J., H and A., H
 Max Born Institute, Max Born Str.2a, Berlin, Berlin D-12489, Germany
 
 31 Hybrid metamaterials for broadband blueshift tunability and dual-band switch
 Shen, N, Kafesaki, M, Koschny, T, Zhang, L, Economou, E and Soukoulis, C
 IESL, Heraklion, Crete 71110, Greece
 
 32 Viability of Focusing Effect by Left-Handed Stacked Subwavelength Hole Arrays
 Navarro-Cia, M*, Beruete, M*, Sorolla, M* and Campillo, I#
 * Millimeter and Terahertz Waves Laboratory, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus Arrosadía, 31006- Pamplona, Spain, miguel.navarro@unavrra.es, miguel.beruete@unavarra.es, mario@unavarra.es; # CIC nanoGUNE Consolider, Paseo Mikeletegi 56, 301, 20009 Donostia, Spain, i.campillo@nanogune.eu
 

 
 Monday, June 8
 18:30 - 20:00 Session 4: Metamaterials II
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Andrey Lagarkov
18:30 33 Tailoring the Blackbody with Metamaterials
 Padilla, W
 Physics, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
 
18:55 34 Passive and Active Metamaterial-based Electrically Small Radiating and Scattering Systems and Their Applications
 Ziolkowski, R
 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona, 1230 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721-0104, USA
 
19:20 35 Active and Tunable RF Metamaterials
 Cummer, S, Yuan, Y, Popa, B and Hand, T
 Electrical and Computer Engineering and Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics, Duke University, PO Box 90291, Durham, NC 27708, USA
 
19:35 36 Design and Fabrication Activity Towards 3D Negative Refractive Index Materials in the IR Region
 Malureanu, R, Andryieuski, A and Lavrinenko, A
 DTU-Fotonik, DTU - Danish technical University, Oersteds plads, bldg 345v, room 178, Kbs. Lyngby, Denmark 2800, Denmark
 
 
 18:30 - 20:00 Session 5: Random media II
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Bart van Tiggelen
18:30 37 A Levy flight of photons
 Barthelemy, P, Bertolotti, J and Wiersma, D
 European Laboratori for Non-linear Spectroscopy and INFM-CNR, Univ. of Florence, Via Nello Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino (Florence), Italy, www.lens.unifi.it/cs/ wiersma@lens.unifi.it
 
18:55 38 Transport properties and anderson localisation of coherent matter waves in optical disorder
 Bouyer, P
 Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, RD 128, PALAISEAU, CEDEX 91127, FRANCE
 
19:20 39 Spatial Quantum Correlations Generated by Multiple Scattering of Squeezed Light
 Smolka, S*, Huck, A#, Andersen, U#, Lagendijk, A and Lodahl, P*
 *DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Oersteds Plads, Building 343, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark; #DTU Physics, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Building 309, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark; $FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Kruislaan 407, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
19:35 40 Competition between lasing modes in random fiber lasers
 Chaikina, E, Lizárraga, N, Méndez, E, Leskova, T and Maradudin, A
 Optics, CICESE, 107 km. Carretera Tijuana-Ensenada, Ensenada, Baja California 22860, Mexico
 
 
 
 20:00 -  Dinner
 

 
 Tuesday, June 9
 09:00 - 10:30 Session 6: Plenary 2
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Eleftherios Economou
09:00 41 Transformation Optics and its Applications
 Qiu, M
 Department of Microelectronics and Applied Physics,Royal Institute of Technology, Electrum 229, Electrum 229, 164 40 Kista, Sweden
 
09:45 42 Plasmonics nano-imaging with nano-tip and nano-rods
 Kawata, S
 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871 , Japan
 
 
 
 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
 

 
 Tuesday, June 9
 11:00 - 13:00 Session 7: Transformation Optics /Acoustics - Cloaking
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Sir John Pendry
11:00 43 Transforming Light with Photonics Metamaterials
 Shalaev, V, Kildishev, A, Drachev, V, Chettiar, U and Cai, W
 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2057, USA
 
11:25 44 Metamaterials as field-transforming media
 Tretyakov, S, Nefedov, I and Alitalo, P
 Helsinki University of Technology, P.O. 3000, Helsinki, Finaland, - 02015 TKK, Finland
 
11:50 45 Harmonic and biharmonic cloaks
 Farhat, M, Guenneau, S, Enoch, S and Movchan, A
 Physics, Fresnel Institute (UMR CNRS 6133), Avenue Escadrille Normandie Niemen, Marseille, Provence Alpes Cote 13397, France
 
12:05 46 Non-Ideal Multifrequency Cloaking Using Strongly Dispersive Materials
 Serebryannikov, A and Ozbay, E
 Nanotechnology Research Center, Ankara, Ankara 06800, Turkey
 
12:20 47 Generalized Cloaking and Optical Polyjuice
 Nicolet, A1, Zolla, F and Geuzaine, C2
 1 Aix-Marseille Universite, Institut Fresnel UMR CNRS 6133, Marseille, France andre.nicolet@fresnel.fr, frederic.zolla@fresnel.fr ; 2 Universite de Liege, Institut Montefiore, Liege, Belgium cgeuzaine@ulg.ac.be
 
12:35 48 Transformation Acoustics
 Cummer, S
 Electrical and Computer Engineering and Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics, Duke University, PO Box 90291, Durham, NC 27708, USA
 
 
 11:00 - 13:00 Session 8: Nanocomposites/Biocomposites
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Kenneth Golden
 49 Refractive Indices of Orientationally Ordered Au Nanorod Suspensions
 Peter, P, J., F and A., AP., L and X., Z
 Chemical Physics, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, United States
 
11:00 50 Superconductivity in Carbon Nanotubes: An Update*
 Sheng, P
 Department of Physics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China sheng@ust.hk
 
11:25 51 Optical properties of turbid colloids
 R., G1, E., G1, A., G2 and F., P3
 1 Instituto de Física, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado Postal 20-364, 01000 México, Distrito Federal, México, rbarrera@fisica.unam.mx ; 2 Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado Postal 70-186, 04510 México, Distrito Federal, México, augusto.garcia@ccadet.unam.mx ; 3 Instituto de Física, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Apartado Postal J-48, 72570 Puebla, Puebla, México fperez@sirio.ifuap.buap.mx
 
11:50 52 Ellipsometry for Investigating Structure in Adherent Biocomposite Layers-a Comparison of Propagating and Non Propagating Fields.
 McKenzie, D, Morrow, R, Imenes, A and Bilek, M
 Faculty of Applied Physics, The University of Sydney, Physics Rd University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
 
12:05 53 Photonic Tamm structures utilizing gold sponges
 A., VT., G and M., I
 Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Aichi 441-8580, Japan baryshev@eee.tut.ac.jp, k_kawasaki@maglab.eee.tut.ac.jp, t_goto@maglab.eee.tut.ac.jp, inoue_mitsuteru@eee.tut.ac.jp
 
12:20 54 Size dependent emission properties of colloidal CdSe quantum dots for applications in metamaterials
 Leistikow, M*, Johansen, J+, Kettelarij, A*, Lodahl, P+ and W. L. Vos, W*#
 * Center for Nanophotonics, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMOLF), Kruislaan 407, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands; + DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark; # Complex Photonic Systems (COPS), MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
 
12:35 55 Multi-wall carbon nanotubes in microwaves: response properties and applications
 Kuzhir, P*, Maksimenko, S*, Maseenkov, S**, Ischenko, A**, Kuznetsov, V**, Anikeeva, O***, Romanenko, A*** and Lambin, P****
 * Lab of electrodynamics of non-homogenous media, Institute for Nuclear Problems of Belarusian State University, Bobruiskaya Str., 11, Minsk, Belarus 220030, Belarus; ** Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia; *** Institute of Inorganic Chemistry SB RAS, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia; **** FUNDP - University of Namur, Phys. Dept., Namur, Belgium
 
 
 
 13:00 - 16:45 Lunch break
 

 
 Tuesday, June 9
 16:15 - 16:45 Bid Presentations for ETOPIM 9 in 2012
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Ross McPhedran
 
 Tuesday, June 9
 17:00 - 18:00 Session 9: Metamaterials - Cloaking
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Graeme Milton
17:00 56 Cloaking by anomalous localized resonance: principles, problems and possibilities
 McPhedran, R*, Tayeb, G****, Nicorovici, N*, Enoch, S**** and Botten, L**Milton, G***
 *CUDOS, School of Physics, A28, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia; **School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway NSW 2007, Australia; ***Department of Mathematics,University of Utah,155 S 1400 E RM 233,Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA; ****Aix Marseille Universite, Institut Fresnel, CNRS, UMR 6133, F-13397 Marseille, France.
 
17:25 57 Near-cloaking by change of variables for Helmholtz
 Kohn, R, Onofrei, D, Vogelius, M and Weinstein, M
 (1) Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, 251 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10012, USA; (2) Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA; (3) Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08903, USA; (4) Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
 
17:40 58 Periodic array of finite-length carbon nanotubes as a planar metamaterial
 Nefedov, I
 Radio Science and Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, P.O. Box 3000, Espoo, Uusimaa FI-02015, Finland
 
 
 17:00 - 18:00 Session 10: Plasmonic systems
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Dmitry Chigrin
17:00 59 Plasmonic nano-circuitry
 Bozhevolnyi, S
 Institute of Sensors, Signals and Electrotechnics (SENSE), University of Souther Denmark, Niels Bohrs Allé 1, Odense M, Denmark DK-5230, Denmark
 
17:25 60 Complex Plasmonic Nanostructures and Optical Metamaterials:Studies by the Layer-Multiple-Scattering Method
 Stefanou, N1, Papanikolaou, N2 and Tserkezis, C1
 1 Department of Solid State Physics, University of Athens, Panepistimioupolis Zografou, GR-157 84, Athens Greece, nstefan@phys.uoa.gr, ctserk@phys.uoa.gr ; 2 Institute of Microelectronics, NCSR "Demokritos", GR-153 10, Athens, Greece, N.Papanikolaou@imel.demokritos.gr
 
17:40 61 Can fast electron beams move plasmonic nanoparticles?
 Reyes-Coronado, A1, Aizpurua, J12, Echenique, P12, Barrera, R3 and Batson, P4
 1 Donostia International Physics Center, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, coronado@ehu.es, aizpurua@ehu.es, pedromiguel.echenique@sc.ehu.es ; 2 Centro de Física de Materiales CSIC-UPV/EHU, Spain; 3 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, rbarrera@fisica.unam.mx ; 4 IBM Thomas Jefferson Watson Research Center, New York, USA, batson@us.ibm.com
 
 
 
 18:05 - 18:35 Coffee break
 

 
 Tuesday, June 9
 18:35 - 20:10 Session 11: Metamaterials III
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Lei Zhou
18:35 62 Non-reciprocal chiral fibers as optical isolators
 Shvets, G, Trendafilov, S and Tokman, M
 Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712, USA
 
19:00 63 Metamaterials with nearly zero permittivity for cavity-and-surface enhanced Raman scattering
 Simovski, C
 Helsinki University of Technology, TKK, Finland, csimovsk@cc.hut.fi
 
19:15 64 Non-Periodic Isotropic Dielectric Double-Negative (DNG) Metamaterials
 Bowler, N and Liu, J
 Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, 2220S Hoover Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
 
19:30 65 Hyperlenses Based on Tapered Arrays of Wires
 Belov, P, Palikaras, G, Zhao, Y, Dubrovka, R and Simovski, C*
 Queen Mary University of London, London, UK; *Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland.
 
19:45 66 Self-organization and Metamaterials
 Pawlak, D*, Turczynski, S*, Kolodziejak, K*, Gajc, M*, Klos, A*, Michiels, B^ and Olyslager, F^
 *Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (ITME), Warsaw, Poland; ^Ghent University, Department of Information Technology (INTEC), Ghent, Belgium
 
 
 18:35 - 20:10 Session 12: Photonic Crystals I
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Masaya Notomi
18:35 67 Coupling of Excitons and Plasmons in nanoimprinted 2D polymer-based Photonic Crystals
 Reboud, V1, Kehagias, N1 and Sotomayor Torres, C12
 1 Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology, Research Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CIN2-CSIC) Campus de Bellaterra, Edifici CM7, ES 08193 - Barcelona, Spain, Vincent.reboud@cin2.es, Nikolaos.kehagias@cin2.es ; 2 Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies , 08010 Barcelona, Spain Clivia.sotomayor@cin2.es
 
19:00 68 Slow Light Phenomenon and Enhancement of Magnetooptical Effects in Photonic Crystals
 Kalish, A1, Belotelov, V1, Zvezdin, A2 and Kotov, V3
 1 Faculty of Physics, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, a_kalish@mail.ru, vladimir.belotelov@gmail.com ; 2 A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute of Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia, zvezdin@gmail.com ; 3 Institute of Radio-engineering and Electronics Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia, kotov.slava@gmail.com
 
19:15 69 Degeneracy of Bragg reflection upon magnetization in magneto-photonic crystals
 Merzlikin, A1, Vinogradov, A1, Levy, M2, Jalali, A2 and Tarapov, S3
 1 Institute for Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics of Russian Academy of Sciences, 125412, Moscow, Izhorskay 13/19, Russia, merzlikin_a@mail.ru ; 2 Department of Physics, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295, USA mlevy@mtu.edu,ajalalir@mtu.edu ; 3 Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics NAS of Ukraine; 12 Ac. Proskura St., Kharkov, 61085, Ukraine
 
19:30 70 Interface modes in colloidal photonic hetero-crystals
 Ding, B1, Bardosova, M1, Povey, I1, Pemble, M1 and Romanov, S23
 1 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Cork, Ireland; 2 Institute of Optics, Information and Photonics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Günther-Scharowsky-Str.1, 91058 Erlangen, Germany; 3 Ioffe Physical Technical Institute RAS, Polithekhnicheskaya ul., 26, 194021, St. Petersburg, Russia
 
19:45 71 Upper bounds on photonic bandgaps
 Rechtsman, M1 and Torquato, S2
 1 Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, NY, USA mcr@cims.nyu.edu ; 2 Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA torquato@electron.princeton.edu
 
20:00 72 Resonance Frequency of 3D EBG Cavities. Effective EBG Resonant Transmission Scheme
 Khromova, I, Gonzalo, R and Ederra, I
 Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, irina.khromova@unavarra.es, ramon@unavarra.es, inigo.ederra@unavarra.es
 
 
 
 20:30 -  Conference Dinner
 

 
 Wednesday, June 10
 09:00 - 10:30 Session 13: Plenary 3
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Alexei Maradudin
09:00 73 Plasmonics: The Next Wave of Chipscale Technologies
 Brongersma, M
 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, McCullough Building, Rm. 349, 476 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-4045, Phone: (650) 736-2152, Email: Brongersma@stanford.edu
 
09:45 74 Non-Linear Photonic Systems
 Sibilia, C, Centini, M, Belardini, A, Larciprete, M and Bertolotti, M
 Universita' degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza - Dipartimento di Energetica, Via Scarpa 16, Roma, Italy 00161;
 

 
 
 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
 

 
 Wednesday, June 10
 11:00 - 13:00 Session 14: Plasmonics I
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Alex Schuchinsky
11:00 75 Ultrafast, Nonlinear, and Quantum Nanoplasmonics
 Stockman, M
 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University, 29 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, Georgia 30302, USA
 
11:25 76 Dispersion and Losses of Surface Plasmons in Au Films
 Schuchinsky, A
 ECIT, Queen's Road, Queen's Island, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT3 9DT, UK
 
11:40 77 Effects of Strong Spatial Dispersion in Nanostructured Multilayered Metal-Dielectric Optical Metamaterials
 Orlov, A1, Chebykin, A1 and Belov, P12
 1 St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, St. Petersburg, Russia; 2 Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.
 
12:05 78 Efficient control of optical polarization by hybrid plasmonic excitations
 Li, T, Liu, H, Wan, S and Zh, S
 Material science and engineering, Nanjing Univeresity, Hankou Road 22#, Gu Lou, Nanjing, Jiang Su 210093, China
 
12:20 79 Integration of Plasmonics into Nanoelectronic Circuits
 Bai, P, Chu, H, Gu, M, Kurniawan, O and Li, E
 Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore, baiping@ihpc.a-star.edu.sg
 
12:35 80 Colloidal Assemblies that Include Metals
 Bardosova, M, Dillon, F, Pemble, M, Povey, I, Romanov, S, Tredgold, R and Fokin, A
 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Prospect Row, Cork, County Cork N/A, Ireland
 
 
 11:00 - 13:00 Session 15: Non linear systems
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Sebastien Guennau
11:00 81 Nonlinear physics in periodic photonic structures
 Kivshar, Y and Sukhorukov, A
 Nonlinear Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
 
11:25 82 Coherent Nonlinear-optical Energy Transfer and Backward-wave Optical Parametric Generation in Negative-index Metamaterials
 Popov, A1, Myslivets, S2 and Shalaev, V3
 1 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI 54481, apopopv@uwsp.edu ; 2 Institute of Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 660036 Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation, sam@iph.krasn.ru ; 3 Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA shalaev@purdue.edu
 
11:40 83 Managing Light in Nonlinear Disordered Media
 Krolikowski, W*, Wang, W**, Neshev, D*, Kivshar, Y*, Roppo, V##, Trull, J#, Vilaseca, R# and Saltiel, S^
 * Laser Physics Centre and Nonlinear Physics Centre, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; #Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, 08222 Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain; ^ Department of Quantum Electronics, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University, Bulgaria
 
12:05 84 Bistability of Anderson modes in nonlinear 1D structures
 Shadrivov, I1, Bliokh, K12, Bliokh, Y3, Freilikher, V4 and Kivshar, Y1
 1 Nonlinear Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia; 2 Institute of Radio Astronomy, 4 Krasnoznamyonnaya Str., Kharkov 61002, Ukraine; 3 Department of Physics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel; 4 Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 52900, Israel
 
12:20 85 Bulk and Surface Breathers in Binary Metamaterials
 Lazarides, N1, Molina, M2 and Tsironis, G1
 1 Department of Physics, University of Crete, and Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, P. O. Box 2208, 71003 Heraklion, Greece, nl@physics.uoc.gr, gts@physics.uoc.gr ; 2 Departamento de Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 653, Santiago, Chile, molina.mi@gmail.com
 
12:35 86 Coherent effects in the sum frequency generation at randomly rough surfaces
 Leyva-Lucero, M*, Mendez, E**, Mendoza, B*** and Valencia, C****
 * Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Culiacan, Sin., Mexico; ** Division de Fisica Aplicada, CICESE, Ensenada, B. C., Mexico; *** Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Leon, Gto., Mexico; **** Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Ensenada, B. C., Mexico
 
 
 
 13:00 - 16:30 Lunch break
 

 
 Wednesday, June 10
 16:30 - 18:00 Session 16: Plasmonics II
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Sailing He
16:30 87 Transformation of surface plasmon polaritons by surface structures
 Maradudin, A and Leskova, T
 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
 
16:55 88 Metal-dielectric structures for plasmonics and metamaterials
 Boltasseva, A12, Nielsen, R2, Jeppesen, C2 and West, P1
 1Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, 1205 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA, aeb@purdue.edu, prwest@purdue.edu ; 2Technical University of Denmark, DTU Building 343, DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, rbni@fotonik.dtu.dk, Claus.Jeppesen@nanotech.dtu.dk
 
17:20 89 Towards passive and active plasmonic components and metamaterials
 Chichkov, B12, Farsari, M1, Fotakis, C2, Kiyan, K1, Reinhardt, C12, Seidel, A1 and Vamvakaki, M1
 1 Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Hollerithallee 8, D-30419 Hannover, Germany; 2 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), P.O. Box 527, Vassilika Vouton, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
 
17:45 90 A Research of Plasmonic Energy in Regular and Irregular Gap between Silver Nanowires
 Chen, S
 Department of Optoelectronic Engineering , Far East University, No.49, Chung Hua Rd., Hsin-Shih. , Tainan County, Taiwan 744, ROC
 
 
 16:30 - 17:55 Session 17: Photonic crystals II
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Ilya Shadrivov
16:30 91 Adiabatic Frequency Tuning of Ultrahigh-Q Nanocavities
 Notomi, M
 NTT Basic Research Laboratories, 3-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan
 
16:55 92 Non-Markovian Emission Dynamics in Finite-Size Photonic Crystals
 Chigrin, D
 Institute of High-Frequency and Communication Technology, Faculty of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering, University of Wuppertal, Rainer-Gruenter-Str. 21, Wuppertal, NRW D-42119, Germany
 
17:10 93 Magnetophotonic crystals with various designs: enhanced and reverse Faraday rotation
 Baek, S1, Goto, T1, Baryshev, A12, Merzlikin, A, Yayoi, K1 and Inoue, M1
 1 Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Aichi 441-8580, Japan; 2 Institute for Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics, Izhorskaya 13/19, Moscow 125412, Russia sm_baek@maglab.eee.tut.ac.jp, t_goto@maglab.eee.tut.ac.jp, baryshev@eee.tut.ac.jp, yayoi@ece.ibaraki-ct.ac.jp, inoue_mitsuteru@eee.tut.ac.jp
 
17:25 94 Normal Mode Coupling in Photonic Crystal Nanocavities
 Declair, S1, Dineen, 22, Zakharian, A2, Moloney, J2, Meier, 11 and Förstner, J1
 1 Universitaet Paderborn, Department Physik, Computational Nanophotonics, 33098 Paderborn, Germany 2 University of Arizona, Tucson, Advanced Center for Mathematical Sience, AZ 85721, USA
 
 
 
 18:00 - 18:30 Coffee break
 

 
 Wednesday, June 10
 18:30 - 19:15 ETOPIM Medal
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Ross McPhedran
18:45 95 Rolf Landauer and the physics of inhomogeneous media
 Halperin, B
 
 

 
 
 19:15 - 20:00 Musical Interlude
 
 
 
 20:15 -  Dinner
 

 
 Thursday, June 11
 09:00 - 10:30 Session 18: Plenary 4
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: T. Gavrielides
09:00 96 Twisting the Double-Helix of Light with Metamaterials
 Plum, E, Fedotov, V and Zheludev, N
 Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BJ, UK
 
09:45 97 What to Do with Extreme Metamaterials?
 Engheta, N
 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, engheta@ee.upenn.edu
 
 
 
 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
 

 
 Thursday, June 11
 11:00 - 13:05 Session 19: Metamaterials IV
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Ruben Barrera
 98 The Trapped Rainbow Effect: Slow Broadband Waves Through Negative Interfacial Phase Shifts
 Tsakmakidis, K and Hess, O
 Advanced Technology Institute and Department of Physics, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, United Kingdom
 
11:00 99 Time Reversal and Negative Refraction
 Pendry, J
 Department of Physics. The Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
 
11:25 100 A time-reversal approach to super-resolution
 Fink, M
 Institut Langevin, Laboratoire Ondes et Acoustique, Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris , 10 rue de Vauquelin, Paris, 75005, France
 
12:15 102 Electromagnetic Circuits
 Milton, G* and Seppecher, P#
 *Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, 155 South 1400 East Room 233, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA; #Institut de Mathematiques de Toulon, Universite de Toulon et du Var, BP 132-83957 La Garde Cedex, France
 
12:40 103 On impossibility of negative refraction
 V., A
 University of Pennsylvania, Philladelphia, USA
 
 
 11:00 - 13:10 Session 20: Random and Percolated media
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: David McKenzie
11:00 104 Band Theory of Light Localization in 1D Disordered Systems
 Vinogradov, A1, Merzlikin, A1 and Lisyansky, A2
 1 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetism, Russian Academy of Sciences, a-vinogr@yandex.ru ; 2 Department of Physics, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367
 
11:25 105 Climate Change and the Thermal Evolution of Transport and Microstructure in Sea Ice
 Kenneth, M
 Mathematics, University of Utah, 155 S 1400 E RM 233, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0090, USA
 
11:50 106 Transport and localization of ultracold atoms in disordered optical media
 Zaccanti, M, Deissler, B, D'Errico, C, Fattori, M, Modugno, M, Roati, G, Modugno, G and inguscio, M
 LENS and Physics Departement, University of Florence, Via Nello Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence 50019, Italy
 
12:15 107 Particle sizing from the effective refractive index of colloids
 Garcia-Valenzuela, A, Sanchez-Perez, C, Barrera, R and Gutierrez-Reyes, E
 Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnologico, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Exterior, Cd. Universitaria, Mexico, Distrito Federal 04510, Mexico
 
12:40 108 Effective complex permittivity and continuum percolation analysis of two-phase composite media
 Myroshnychenko, V1 and Brosseau, C2
 1 Instituto de Óptica - CSIC and Unidad Asociada CSIC-Universidade de Vigo, Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid, Spain, viktor@io.cfmac.csic.es ; 2 Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Lab-STICC CS 93837, 6 avenue Le Gorgeu, 29238 Brest Cedex 3, France, christian.brosseau@univ-brest.fr
 
12:55 109 Diffuse Time Tomography of Random Media
 Samelsohn, G
 Department of Communication Engineering, Holon Institute of Technology, Golomb Str. 52, Holon, Holon 58102, Israel
 
 
 
 13:10 - 16:30 Lunch break
 

 
 
 16:30 - 18:00 Posters 2: Posters B and coffee break
 
16:30 110 Optical tomography of highly-scattering media with large data sets
 Markel, V, Panasyuk, G, Wang, Z and Schotland, J
 Departments of Radiology and Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 3320 Smith Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6392, USA
 
16:30 111 Analysis of Ring-based Photonic Crystal Fibres
  Grujic, T, Kuhlmey, B and de Sterke, C
 University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia, b.kuhlmey@physics.usyd.edu.au
 
16:30 112 Realization of periodic metallic nanostructures
 Salaün, M, Padmanabhan, S, Bardosova, M, Povey, I, Casey, D, Corbett, B and Pemble, M
 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork city, Ireland
 
16:30 114 Mechanisms of terahertz emission from carbon nanotubes
 Batrakov, K1, Kibis, O2, Kuzhir, P1, Maksimenko, S1 and Portnoi, M3
 1 Institute for Nuclear Problems, Belarus State University, Belarus, polina_kuzhir@gmail.com; 2 Department of Applied and Theoretical Physics, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia; 3. School of Physics, University of Exeter, EX4 4QL, United Kingdom
 
16:30 116 EBG Based Subharmonic Mixer Configuration
 Khromova, I*, Gonzalo, R*, Ederra, I*, Alderman, B**, Murk, A***, Baillargeat, D**** and de Maagt, P*****
 * Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; ** Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Oxford, United Kingdom; *** University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; **** University of Limoges, Limoges Cedex, France; ***** European Space Agency, Noordwijk,The Netherlands
 
16:30 117 On convergence acceleration of the Wannier function method through adapted auxiliary basis functions
 Mack, P, Hermann, D, Kölper, C and Busch, K
 Institutf für Nanotechnologie (INT), Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
 
16:30 118 Microfabrication Of Niobium-Based Terahertz Metamaterials
 Ortolani, M*, Chiarello, F*, Cibella, S*, Torrioli, G*, Carelli, P^, Limaj, O** and Lupi, S**
 *Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie, via Cineto Romano 42, 00156 Rome, Italy; ^Dip. Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy ; **CNR-INFM Coherentia, Dep. Physics, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
 
16:30 119 Weak localization of photon shot noise in random media
 Scalia, P, Muskens, O and Lagendijk, A
 Center for Nanophotonics, Amolf, Kruislaan 407 , Amsterdam, Netherlands 1009 DB, Netherlands
 
16:30 120 Plasmon modes in individual noble metal nanoparticles
 Myroshnychenko, V1, Nelayah, J2, Stéphan, O2, Adamo, G3, Zheludev, N3, Carbó-Argibay, E4, Liz-Marzán, L4 and García de Abajo, F1
 1 Instituto de Óptica - CSIC and Unidad Asociada CSIC-Universidade de Vigo, Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid, Spain, viktor@io.cfmac.csic.es, jga@io.cfmac.csic.es ; 2 Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Bâtiment 510, CNRS UMR 8502, Université Paris Sud XI, F 91405 Orsay, France, nelayah@lps.u-psud.fr, kociak@lps.u-psud.fr, stephan@lps.u-psud.fr, colliex@lps.u-psud.fr ; 3 Optoelectronics Research Center, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom, gia@orc.soton.ac.uk, kfm@orc.soton.ac.uk, niz@orc.soton.ac.uk ; 4 Departamento de Quimica Fisica and Unidad Asociada CSIC - Universidade de Vigo; 36310 Vigo, Spain, jesica@uvigo.es, carboargibay@uvigo.es, lmarzan@uvigo.es
 
16:30 121 Fabrication of nonlinear and metallic nanostructures for plasmonic applications and metamaterials
 Gaidukeviciute, A*, Reinhardt, C**, Terzaki, K*, Melissinaki, V*, Giakoumaki, A*, Vamvakaki, M*, Fotakis, C* and Chichkov, B**
 * Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), P.O. Box 527, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete 711 10, Greece; ** Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Hannover, Germany.
 
16:30 122 Three-dimensional photonic crystal structures containing active nonlinear optical chromophores
 Sakellari, I1, Ovsianikov, A2, Vamvakaki, M1, Gray, D1, Chichkov, B12, Fotakis, C1 and Farsari, M1
 1 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), P.O. Box 527, Vassilika Vouton, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece; 2 Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Hollerithallee 8, D-30419 Hannover, Germany
 
16:30 124 Non-local effective electromagnetic response of porous silver
 Gutierrez-Reyes, E1, Garcia-Valenzuela, A2 and Barrera, R1
 1. Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 20-362, 01000 Mexico D.F. ; 2. Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnologico, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70-184, 01000 Mexico D. F.
 
16:30 125 Spatial Structure of Random Laser Modes
 El-Dardiry, R, Muskens, O and Lagendijk, A
 FOM-Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands dardiry@amolf.nl, muskens@amolf.nl, a.lagendijk@amolf.nl
 
16:30 126 Theoretical investigation of optical properties of metal-dielectric composite media with active component on the basis of exact electrodynamical calculation
 Moiseev, S and Sukhov, S
 Ulyanovsk Branch of the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics of RAS, Goncharova 48/2, Ulyanovsk, - 432011, Russia
 
16:30 127 Interface modes in colloidal photonic hetero-crystals
 Ding, B*, Bardosova, M*, Povey, I*, Pemble, M* and Romanov, S**
 *AMSG, Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings, Prospect Row, Cork City, Cork 000000, Ireland; **Institute of Optics, Information and Photonics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Günther-Scharowsky-Str.1, 91058 Erlangen, Germany; **Ioffe Physical Technical Institute RAS, Polithekhnicheskaya ul., 26, 194021, St. Petersburg, Russia
 
16:30 128 Optical memory based on ultrafast wavelengthswitching in a bi-stable micro-laser
 Zhukovsky, S1 and Chigrin, D1
 1 Theoretical Nano-Photonics Group, Institute of High-Frequency and Communication Technology, Faculty of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany chigrin@uni-wuppertal.de
 
16:30 129 Tunable Defect Modes in 2D Photonic Crystals by Means of External Magnetic Fields
 Soltani Vala, A12, Rezaei, B2 and Kalafi, M12
 1 Department of Physics, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran asoltani@tabrizu.ac.ir ; 2 Research Institute for Applied Physics and Astronomy, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
 

 
 Thursday, June 11
 18:00 - 20:00 Session 21: Metamaterials V
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Constantin Simovski
18:00 130 Transmission enhancement and harvesting of light with nano-antennas and metamaterials
 He, S*, Cui, Y, Jin, Y, Ye, Y and Zhang, U
 1 Centre for Optical and Electromagnetic Research, Zhejiang University, and Joint Research Centre of Photonics of the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Zhejiang University, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, China; 2 Division of Electromagnetic Theory, School of Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, S-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden * Corresponding author: sailing@kth.se
 
18:25 131 Slow Light with Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in Metamaterials
 Tassin, P1, Zhang, L2, Koschny, T23, Economou, E3 and Soukoulis, C23
 1 Department of Applied Physics and Photonics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; 2 Ames Laboratory-USDOE, and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames IA, USA; 3 Institute of Electronic Structure and Lasers (IESL), FORTH, and Department of Material Science and Technology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece philippe.tassin@vub.ac.be
 
18:40 132 Collective Phenomena in Active Metamaterials
 Sarychev, A
 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Electrodynamics, 13 Izhorskaya St, Moscow , Moscow 125412, Russia
 
19:05 133 Manipulating the Transparency and other Optical Properties of Metamaterials by Applying a Magnetic Field
 Strelniker, Y and Bergman, D
 Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Ramat-Gan IL-5290, Israel
 
19:30 134 Transmission Measurement of a New Metamaterial Sample with Negative Refraction Index
 Sabah, C1, Cakmak, A2, Ozbay, E2 and Uckun, S3
 1 Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität (Frankfurt University), Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland (Germany) Sabah@ Physik.uni-frankfurt.de ; 2 Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey atilla@ee.bilkent.edu.tr, ozbay@bilkent.edu.tr ; 3 University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey savas@gantep.edu.tr
 
 
 18:00 - 20:00 Session 22: Electric, magnetic, electronic properties
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Ping Sheng
18:00 135 Composite Media under the Influence of a Strong dc Magnetic Field
 Bergman, D* and Strelniker, Y**
 *Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics & Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 69978; **Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel 52900
 
18:25 136 Nonuniversal dynamic conductance fluctuations
 Skipetrov, S*, Cherroret, N*, Pena, A# and Chabanov, A#
 *Universite Joseph Fourier, Laboratoire de Physique et Modelisation des Milieux Condenses, CNRS, 25 Rue des Martyrs, Grenoble, 38042 France; #Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
 
18:40 137 The Role of the Non Universal Static Dielectric Constant in the Scaling of AC Conductivity Results
 McLachlan, D1, Sauti, G2 and Chiteme, C3
 1 Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science, University of Stellenbosch,South Africa davidsm@sun.ac.za ; 2 National Institute of Aerospace,Hampton, VA 23666, USA; 3 Materials Physics Research Institute and School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 
18:55 138 Evidence for inhomogeneous electronic properties in the infrared spectra of manganites
 Tanner, D, Margankunte, N, Dhakal, T and Biswas, A
 Department of Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-8440, USA
 
19:10 139 Infrared Near-Field Microscopy of Insulator-Metal Transition
 Keilmann, F
 Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics, Am Coulombwall 1, Garching, Bavaria 85741, Germany
 
 
 
 20:30 -  Dinner
 

 
 Friday, June 12
 09:00 - 10:55 Session 23: Metamaterials and plasmonics
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Pavel Belov
09:30 140 Membrane Type Acoustic Meta-materials
 Yang, J, Yang, M and Sheng, P
 Physics, HKUST, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong 11111, China
 
09:55 141 Plasmon-Polaritons in Negative Index Gyromagnetic Media
 Tarkhanyan, R12 and Niarchos, D1
 1 Institute of Materials Sciences, NCSR "Demokritos", Athens, Greece d.niarchos@ims.demokritos,gr; 2 Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics, Ashtarack-2, Armenia rolandtarkhanyan@yahoo.com
 
10:10 142 Modelling the Optical Response of Metal Nanoparticles
 Myroshnychenko, V1, Carbó-Argibay, E2, Rodríguez-Fernandez, J2, Pastoriza-Santos, I2, Pérez-Juste, J2, Liz-Marzán, L2 and García de Abajo, F1
 1 Instituto de Óptica-CSIC and Unidad Asociada CSIC-Universidade de Vigo, Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid, Spain, viktor@io.cfmac.csic.es, jga@io.cfmac.csic.es ; 2 Departamento de Quimica Fisica and Unidad Asociada CSIC-Universidade de Vigo; 36310 Vigo, Spain, carboargibay@uvigo.es, jesica@uvigo.es, pastoriza@uvigo.es, juste@uvigo.es, lmarzan@uvigo.es
 
10:25 143 Modelling of coupled resonant structures - Applications to Plasmonic and morphologic resonances
 Brian, S, Alexis, D, Nicolas, B and Evgueni, P
 Physics, Institut Fresenel, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de St. Jérôme, Marseille, Provence 13397, France
 

 
 09:00 - 10:55 Session 24: Non-linear and active media
 Salon Achilles
 Chair: Alexander Popov
09:30 145 Nonlinear Wave Propagation in Disordered Systems
 Kopidakis, G
 Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece; kopidaki@materials.uoc.gr
 
09:55 146 Nonlinear Reflectivity of Fibonacci Quantum Wells
 Sweet, J1, Hendrickson, J1, Khitrova, J1, Ivchenko, E23, Werchner, M44, Kira, M4, Koch, S4 and Gibbs, H1
 1 College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721; 2 A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, 194021 St. Petersburg, Russia; 3 Institut für Angewandte Physik, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Wolfgang-Gaede-Strasse 1, D-76131 Karlsruhe, Germany; 4 Department of Physics and Material Sciences Centre, Philipps-Universität, Renthof 5, D-35032 Marburg, Germany
 
10:10 147 Slow-Light Dynamics in Nonlinear Periodic Waveguide Couplers
 Sukhorukov, A, Ha, S, Powell, D, Shadrivov, I, Lavrinenko, A*, Chigrin, D# and Kivshar, Y
 Nonlinear Physics Centre, Australian National University, Mills Road, Acton, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia; * DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, NanoDTU, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark; # Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bonn, Nussallee 12, D-53115 Bonn, Germany
 
10:25 148 Giant Transversal Kerr Effect in the Plasmonic Systems
 Belotelov, V, Bykov, D, Doskolovich, L, Kalish, A and Zvezdin, A
 A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow 119991, Russia; M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119992, Russia; Image Processing Systems Institute RAS, 151, Molodog. st., Samara 443001, Russia; Fondacione ISI, Torino 10133, Italy
 
10:40 149 Amplification Characteristics of 2D Photonic Crystal Structure With Active Medium
 Kozina, O1, Melnikov, L2 and Nefedov, I3
 1 Saratov Branch of the Institute of Radio-Engineering and Electronics of Russian Academy of Science, Saratov, Russia, kozinaolga@yandex.ru ; 2 Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia, lam@sgu.ru ; 3 Helsinki University of Technology, P.O. Box 3000, FI-02015 TKK, FinlandTel:+358 9451 2139, Fax: +358 9451 2152, e-mail: igor.nefedov@tkk.fi
 
 
 
 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
 

 
 Friday, June 12
 11:30 - 12:00 Session 25: Nanomaterials and plasmonics
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Peter Markos
11:30 150 Supercontinuum generation in colloids containing silver nanoparticles
 J., H, R., D and A., H
 Max Born Institute, Max Born Str.2a, Berlin, Berlin D-12489, Germany
 
11:45 151 The role of nanopores in photoconductivity of CdSe-CdS granular films
 Meshkov, A1, Pogosov, W1, Ryzhikov, I1 and Trofimov, Y2
 (1) Institute for Theoretical and Applied Electrodynamics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Izhorskaya 13, 125412 Moscow, Russia; (2) Institute of Electronics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Logoiski trakt str. 22, 220090 Minsk, Belarus
 
 
 11:30 - 12:00 Session 26: Localization and random lasers
 
 Chair: George Tsironis
11:30 152 Ultrafast Diode Lasers Via Strong Optical Injection
 Kovanis, V1, Usechak, N1, Naderi, N2, Pochet, M2 and Lester, L2
 1 Air Force Research Laboratory, 2241 Avionics Circle, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433; 2 Center for High Technology Materials, University of New Mexico, 1313 Goddard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 vassilios.kovanis@wpafb.af.mil
 
11:45 153 Increased numerical aperture in air-clad microstructured polymer optical fiber using a split bridge cladding.
 Docherty, A*, Argyros, A, Poladian, L*, Large, M, Poulin, J^ and Kashyap, R^
 * University of Sydney, School of Mathematics, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia; ~ University of Sydney, Department of Physics, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia; ^ Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, 2900 boul. Édouard-Montpetit, Campus de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, H3T 1J4, Canada
 
 
 
 12:00 - 13:00 AGM and Closing discussion
 Megas Alexandros Room
 Chair: Costas Soukoulis