Schedule 2021

May 2021

Michel Orrit (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Photothermal Detection of Single Molecules and Single Gold Nanoparticles

Frank Cichos (Leipzig University, Germany)

Physics of Photothermal Single Particle Detection

Ji-Xin Cheng (Boston University, USA)

Mid-Infrared Photothermal Microscopy

Guillaume Baffou (Institut Fresnel, France)

Quantitative Phase Microscopy in Nanophotonics

Ilia Pavlovetc (University of Notre Dame, USA)

Infrared Photothermal Microscopy and its Applications in Materials and Environmental Sciences

Stephan Link (Rice University, USA)

Probing Nanoscale Temperature Differences Among Nanoparticle Assemblies with Wavelength-Dependent Photothermal Imaging

June 2021

Matz Liebel (ICFO – The Institute of Photonic
Sciences, Spain)

High-speed 3D Phototransient Imaging over Large Volumes-of-View

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

Quantitative Absorption Imaging by Widefield Interferometric Photothermal Microscopy

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

Ultrasensitive Label-free Analysis of Nano-matter via Interferometric Detection of Scattering (iSCAT): Single Proteins, Viruses, etc.

Mustafa Kansiz (Photothermal Spectroscopy Corp., USA)

Simultaneous Submicron IR and Raman Microscopy/Imaging – Breaking the Limits of Traditional IR Microscopy with Optical Photothermal Infrared (O-PTIR)

Gregory Hartland (University of Notre Dame, USA)

IR-PHI Studies of Metallic and Non-Metallic Nanostructures

Takayoshi Kobayashi (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan; National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Development of Multi-Color Multi-Modal Microscopy

Martin Baaske (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Photothermal-Assisted Opto-Plasmonic Detection of Single Proteins with Sub-Microsecond Resolution

Philipp Kukura (University of Oxford, UK)

Revealing the Physicochemical Basis of Biomolecular Interactions with Mass Photometry

Silvan Schmid (TU Vienna, Austria)

Quantitative Nanomechanical Photothermal Microscopy

Randall Goldsmith (University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA)

Optical Microresonators as Single-Molecule Spectrometers

July 2021

Brahim Lounis (University of Bordeaux, CNRS, France)

Photothermal Effect in the Interplay Between Nano-Optics, Magnetism and Superconductivity

Takehiko Kitamori (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; Lund University, Sweden; The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Thermal Lens Microscopy and Microfluidics/Nanofluidics