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Nonlinear Optics: Final Lecture and Project Progress – Second Harmonic Generation and Future Directions
Update time: 01-18-2018
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Speaker: Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University, Canada

Time: 3:00 p.m., January 18 (Thursday)

Venue: Meeting Room at the 5th Floor, Building No.9



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.


Advanced nonlinear optics offers the opportunity to foresee new device designs and new application domains. In this lecture, I will introduce second harmonic generation by classical phase-matching and by using two-colour holography. I will then introduce nonlinear photovoltaics using hot-electron generation. I will conclude the report with the perspectives brought by the project on low power nonlinearities and switching using plasmonic and cavity photonics.

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