Call for Papers

CLEO-PR 2024 Topics
01. Solid State, Fiber, and Other Laser Sources 02. Ultrafast and Nonlinear Phenomena
03. Infrared and Terahertz Technologies and Applications 04. High Power, High Energy Lasers
05. Laser Processing and Innovative Applications 06. Optical and Photonic Metrology
07. Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics and Quantum Information 08. Micro-, Nano-, and Low-Dimensional Photonics
09. Optical Communication Systems and Networks 10. Optical Fiber and Waveguide Technologies
11. Semiconductor and Integrated Photonic Devices 12. Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing
13. Biophotonics and Applications 14. Plasmonics and Metamaterials
15. Optical Sensors, Display, and Imaging Systems 16. Machine Learning in Optics and Photonics
  • 01

    Solid State, Fiber, and Other Laser Sources

    • Solid-state lasers and amplifiers
    • Fiber Lasers; Waveguide lasers
    • Mid-infrared lasers
    • Optical frequency comb sources
    • Wavelength tuning techniques and tunable lasers; wavelength conversion
    • Techniques for thermal management and beam quality control
    • Novel pump sources and pumping configurations
    • ns-pulse generation; amplitude and frequency stability
    • Advanced laser crystals and ceramics, and glasses
    • Spectroscopic characterization of solid-state gain media
    • Laser characterization and modeling
  • 02

    Ultrafast and Nonlinear Phenomena

    • Ultrafast lasers and amplifiers, ultrafast optical parametric oscillators/amplifiers
    • Nonlinear frequency conversion in emerging materials
    • Ultrafast pulse control and characterization technologies
    • Characterization technologies of ultrafast phenomena
    • Nonlinear/ultrafast spectroscopy, imaging and methodology
    • Extreme nonlinear optics
    • Novel nonlinear processes and strong-field processes
    • Novel nonlinear optical materials and devices
    • Ultrafast nano-photonics and plasmonics
    • Nonlinearity in micro- and nano-photonic structure
    • Novel applications of nonlinear optic phenomena
    • Nonlinear quantum optics
  • 03

    Infrared and Terahertz Technologies and Applications

    • THz characterization of novel materials
    • THz properties of materials for technology
    • THz phenomena, in particular, relevant for technology
    • THz generation, detection, modulation and propagation
    • Novel concepts in THz spectroscopy and imaging
    • Devices and systems for THz technology
    • Novel applications of THz radiation
  • 04

    High Power, High Energy Lasers

    • High-energy and high-power lasers
    • Short-pulse and high-peak power lasers
    • Front ends, devices, pump sources
    • Large aperture optics and novel active optics
    • Optical materials
    • Frequency conversion
    • Thermal problems
    • Laser induced damages
  • 05

    Laser Processing and Innovative Applications

    • Dynamics and modeling of laser-matter interaction
    • Ultra-short pulse laser processing
    • High power SSL and fiber laser processing
    • Advanced laser processing toward industrial application
    • Laser additive manufacturing
    • Surface nano/micro structuring and surface modification
    • In-process monitoring and time resolved measurements in laser processing
    • Optics and systems for laser micro-processing
    • AI in laser processing
  • 06

    Optical and Photonic Metrology

    • Optical devices, instruments, and technologies for precision measurements
    • Frequency comb, lasers, broadband, narrowband and tunable light sources for optical metrology
    • Length, distance and dimensional metrology
    • Time and frequency metrololgy
    • Precision interferometry, spectroscopy, imaging, sensing and other novel measurement methods
    • Optical transmission and dissemination of time and frequency
    • Conversion between optical and microwave frequencies
    • Uncertainty evaluation for optical and photonic metrology
    • Optical and photonic measurement systems for industrial applications
  • 07

    Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics and Quantum Information

    • Quantum optics: quantum states of light, e.g., entanglement, squeezing, etc.
    • Atom physics: ultracold atoms and molecules, Rydberg atoms, trapped ions, optical lattices, etc.
    • Coherent atom-photon interaction, e.g., electromagnetically-induced transparency, stationary light, etc.
    • Quantum information and generalized quantum measurement: theory and experiment
    • Solid-state and atomic sources of quantum states of light, e.g., color centers, quantum dots, etc.
    • Detecting quantum states of light, e.g., SNSPD, semiconductors, frequency upconversion, etc
    • Quantum computation with various qubit platforms
    • Quantum communication, including entanglement distribution, quantum cryptography, quantum memory, quantum repeater, etc.
    • Quantum-enhanced metrology and quantum imaging
    • Artificial quantum systems, including superconducting qubits, quantum opto-mechanics, etc.
  • 08

    Micro-, Nano-, and Low-Dimensional Photonics

    • Micro/nano-photonic active and passive devices using photonic crystals, surface plasmons, and metamaterials
    • High-performance nanolasers, including VCSELs, photonic crystal lasers, plasmonic lasers, and topological lasers
    • Optical applications of low-dimensional materials, including classical and quantum light sources
    • New optical feedback mechanisms and high-Q resonators, including bound states in the continuum and photonic topological insulator
    • High-efficiency nonlinear micro/nano-photonics
    • Engineered light-matter interactions, including opto-mechanics and optical trapping
    • Complex integrated photonic devices and advanced applications
    • Novel nanofabrication techniques and materials
  • 09

    Optical Communication Systems and Networks

    • Fiber-optic communication systems
    • WDM, OTDM, SDM, and optical subcarrier-multiplexed technologies
    • Free-space and underwater optical communication links and the mitigation of channel effects
    • Effects of fiber nonlinearities and other transmission impairments on system performance
    • System applications of optical amplifiers and photonic devices
    • All-optical processing in devices, subsystems, and networks
    • Advanced optical modulation formats, coherent detection, and advanced receivers
    • Digital signal processing and error correction techniques for optical systems
    • Telecommunications applications of microwave photonics
    • Network elements and subsystems for routing and switching
    • Architecture, networking, control and management technologies for optical networks
  • 10

    Optical Fiber and Waveguide Technologies

    • Design and fabrication of optical fibers and waveguides
    • Micro-structured, photonic bandgap, and specilaty fibers
    • Passive waveguide devices, such as filters, multiplexers, etc.
    • Optical fiber and waveguide device design using machine learning
    • Multimode and multicore fibers and waveguides
    • Non-silica and multi-material optical fibers and waveguides
    • Propagation, dispersion, and polarization related effects in fibers, waveguides, and free space
    • Nonlinear effects, scattering, and propagation related transmission impairments in optical fibers
    • Characterization and measurement techniques for fibers and waveguides
    • Non-telecom (including biophotonic and astrophotonic) applications of fiber and waveguide technologies
  • 11

    Semiconductor and Integrated Photonic Devices

    • Laser diodes, LEDs and semiconductor optical amplifiers
    • Photodetectors
    • Modulators and switches
    • Comb sources
    • Passive devices including filters, multiplexers, and MEMS
    • Nonlinear devices
    • Quantum photonic devices
    • PICs for communications - interconnects, transceivers and switches
    • Sensors for biomedical, structural, metrology, distance
    • PICs for novel computing paradigms - quantum, neuromorphic, optical
    • Heterogeneous and hybrid photonic integration
    • New materials for integrated photonics
    • Photonic-electronic co-integration, co-design and co-simulation
    • Packaging technology for integrated photonics
    • Optoelectronic device testing and reliability
  • 12

    Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing

    • Radio-over-fiber (RoF) subsystems and systems
    • Optical-wireless integration, including multi-technology converged transmission systems
    • Microwave photonic devices and subsystems
    • High-frequency systems and applications using microwave, millimeter and Terahertz photonics
    • Optical X-haul (fronthaul, midhaul, and backhaul) systems for advanced wireless communications
    • Free space optical communication and visual light communication systems
    • Optical-wireless subsystems for non-telecom applications such as remote sensing and lidar
    • Photonic computing, programmable and neuromorphic photonics
    • Active optical signal processing
    • Passive optical signal processing subsystems
    • Photonic signal processing
    • Optical or opto-electronic signal processing
    • Optical signal processing in spatially diverse systems
  • 13

    Biophotonics and Applications

    • Molecular and Cellular Imaging
    • Clinical & Translational Biophotonics
    • Optical Tomography and Tissue Optics
    • Nanobiophotonics
    • Neurophotonics
    • Computational Optical Microscopy
    • Biophotonic Enabling Technologies
  • 14

    Plasmonics and Metamaterials

    • Fundamental plasmon and polariton optics
    • Novel physics for plasmonics and metamaterials, such as parity-time symmetric and non-Hermitian photonics.
    • Novel plasmonics and metamaterial systems
    • Plasmonic enhanced phenomena
    • Novel applications, such as opto-mechanics, optical trapping, and wavefront shaping.
    • Light manipulation with plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Novel fabrication techniques and materials for plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Ultrafast, nonlinear, and active plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Quantum and topological plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Biological/chemical sensing and spectroscopy using plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Near-field examination and other characterization techniques
    • Time-varying photonics with plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Active, tunable, reconfigurable plasmonics and metamaterials
    • Plasmonics and metamaterials for energy
  • 15

    Optical Sensors, Display, and Imaging Systems

    • Advances in Microscopy and Biomedical Imaging
    • 3D sensing and imaging technologies
    • Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging
    • Optical Metrology and Topography
    • Advances in Astronomical Imaging
    • Digital Holography and Quantitative Phase Imaging
    • 3D display and visualization technologies
    • Multimodel sensing and imaging
    • Spectroscopy and Hyperspectral imaging
    • Novel Optical Sensors and Display
    • Deep optics/Artificial intelligence in imaging and display
    • Emerging Applications of Imaging, Display and Sensing Technologies
  • 16

    Machine Learning in Optics and Photonics

      All aspects of AI & computational technology for optics and photonics

    • Optical Computing platforms
    • Photonic artificial intelligence : photonic neural network/devices/systems
    • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Imaging and Spectroscopy
    • Computatinal imaging and Machine Learning
    • Inverse Design and Machine Learning for metaoptics
    • Machine learning techniques for optical/photonic simulation and optimization
    • Computational optics and machine learning