Schedule 2023

October 2023

Ji-Xin Cheng (Boston University, USA)

Keynote: Stimulated Raman Photothermal Microscopy

Klaus Kroy (Leipzig University, Germany)

Hot & Active Brownian Particles — From Micro To Meso

Julian Gargiulo (Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina)

Anti-Stokes Thermometry of Plasmonic Nano Systems

Takuro Ideguchi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Mid-Infrared Photothermal Quantitative PhaseI imaging (MIP-QPI)

Chia-Lung Hsieh (Academia Sinica, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Taiwan)

Unlabelled Insights: Probing Chromatin Nanostructures with Dynamic Light Scattering in Live Cells

Gregory Hartland (University of Notre Dame, USA)

Keynote: Resolution Limits and Heat Dissipation in Photothermal Microscopy

Takayoshi Kobayashi (The University of Tokyo, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)

Label-Free Imaging of Melanoma with Confocal Photothermal Microscopy and GLCM Analysis

Mikael Käll (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Transient and Directional Flows Generated by Thermoplasmonic Bubble Nucleation on Gold Nanoantennas

Guillaume Baffou (Institut Fresnel, France)

Keynote: Wavefront Microscopy for Thermoplasmonics, Nanophotonics and Cell Biology

November 2023

Gilles Tessier (Sorbonne Université, France)

Using Temperature to Shape Wavefronts, Imaging Wavefronts to Study Temperature

Garth Simpson (Purdue University, USA)

Fluorescence-Detected Mid-Infrared Photothermal Microscopy

Giulia Tagliabue (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)

Keynote: Thermo-optical Effects in Nanoantennas and Metasurfaces

Vahid Sandoghdar (MPI for the Science of Light, MPI für Physik und Medizin, Erlangen, Germany)

Keynote: Confocal iSCAT Microscopy: Label-Free 3D Imaging of Live Cells

Yuebing Zheng (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

“Hot” Trends in Optical Manipulation

Kyoko Namura (Kyoto University, Japan)

Photothermal Heating for Microbubble Formation and Microfluidic Control


Theobald Lohmueller (LMU Munich, Germany)

Gold Nanorod Splitting with Light

Philipp Kukura (University of Oxford, UK)

Keynote: Pushing the Boundaries of Single Molecule Mass Measurement by Light

Laurent Cognet (Université de Bordeaux, France)

Keynote: Super-Resolution Microscopy of Excitonic Photoluminescence in/with SWIR Emitting Carbon Nanotubes

Mustafa Kansiz (Photothermal Spectroscopy Corp., USA)

Enhanced Tri-modal Optical-Photothermal Infrared (O-PTIR) Spectroscopy – Advances in Spatial Resolution, Sensitivity & Tri-modality (IR, Raman & Fluorescence)

Masaru Kuno (University of Notre Dame, USA)

Widefield Infrared Photothermal Imaging and Spectroscopy

Silvan Schmid (TU Vienna, Austria)

Photothermal Spectroscopy with Nanomechanical Resonators

Naomi Ginsberg (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Spatiotemporally Following Charge, Heat, and their Coupling at the Nanoscale in Energy Conversion Materials

Lihong Wang (California Institute of Technology, USA)

Keynote: Photoacoustic, Light-Speed, and Quantum Imaging

December 2023

Yang Zhao (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Visualizing Ultrafast Photothermal Dynamics with Decoupled Optical Force Nanoscopy

Wei Min (Columbia University, USA)

Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) Microscopy

Randall Goldsmith (University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA)

Keynote: Label-Free Observation of Single Solution-Phase Molecules Using Optical Microcavities

Florian Schmidt (Umeå University, Sweden)

Widefield Photothermal Imaging Using Vibrational Probes

David Masiello (University of Washington, USA)

Optical Control over Thermal Distributions in Topologically Trivial and Non-Trivial Plasmon Lattices

Jaime Ortega Arroyo (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Keynote: Delivering Specificity to Label-Free Imaging: From Molecular Fingerprinting to Non-Steady State Thermometry

January 2024

Pavan Kumar (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)

Optothermal Tweezers: Emergent Colloidal Dynamics

Wiebke Albrecht (AMOLF, The Netherlands)

Engineering of Plasmonic Gold Nanocrystals Through Photothermal Excitation

Björn Bastian (Leipzig University, Germany)

Keynote: Probing the Electronic Absorption Spectrum of Single Gold Nanoparticles in the Gas Phase

Delong Zhang (Zhejiang University, China)

Label-Free Super-Resolution Imaging by Photothermal Relaxation Localization

Renee Frontiera (University of Minnesota, USA)

Ultrafast and Steady-State Raman Thermometry of Plasmon-Molecule Systems

Alois Würger (University of Bordeaux, France)

Keynote: On the Origin of the Large Seebeck Effect of Complex Ionic Conductors

Yuxi Tian (Nanjing University, China)

Investigation on Novel Materials by Photothermal Microscopy

Matz Liebel (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Keynote: Phototransient Imaging of Dynamic Systems

Paola Borri (Cardiff University, UK)

Four-Wave Mixing Interferometry: Imaging Single Gold Nanoparticles Inside Cells Background-Free with 3D Nanoscale Precision

Istvan Biro (Heliotis AG, Switzerland)

heliCam C4: Principles and Applications of a Fast and Efficient Lock-in Demodulation Camera

Stephan Link (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Keynote: Photothermal Spectroscopy of Individual Nanostructures