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Nonlinear Optics: from Principles to Hot Topics - 3rd Lecture - The Complex Nonlinear Index of Refraction
Update time: 12-12-2017
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Speaker: Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University, Canada

Time: 9:30 a.m., December 12 (Tuesday)

Venue: Meeting Room 108, Building No.1



Professor Jean-Michel Nunzi, received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Plasmon Nonlinear Optics, école Polytechnique (France) in 1984, and Ph.D. degree in Physics from Polymer Nonlinear Optics, Commissariat à l'énergie Atomique in 1990. Now he is a full professor of Department of Physics, engineering Physics and Astronomy, Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University, Canada. Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Photonics for Life. He is also the visiting scientists of our institute under the CAS President’s International Fellowship Initiative for 2017. His research interests are the optical and electronic properties of organic materials and devices, including photo-physics, nonlinear optics, self-organization under light, charge generation and transport, solar cells, plastic lasers, nano-materials, bio-compatible materials and devices. He also studies the fabrication of chiral structures using light - matter interactions. Up to now, he has published 11 patents, 240 peer-reviewed publications. More than 7000 citations, H-index is 44. He is SPIE Senior Membership, IOP Fellow, ACS National Membership, Member of the Optical Society of America, and Member of Chemical Institute of Canada and Constituent Societies. He also serves as Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, Chinese Optics Letters, European Physical Journal: Applied Physics, and Energies.


The application of nonlinear optics to particular devices and laser beam manipulation effects requires a clear understanding of the susceptibilities and the development of performant diagnostic tool to identify the processes. In this lecture, I will introduce unified figures of merit that allow comparison of various experiments in different contexts. I will also present a couple of useful diagnostic tools for the evaluation of materials properties, with application examples.

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