Second Schawlow-Townes Symposium
Second Schawlow-Townes Symposium

October 25, 2013

The University of Ottawa established the Schawlow-Townes Symposium on Photonics in 2012 with to highlight the research and discoveries of photonics experts at the University of Ottawa, from across Canada and from around the world. It is a gathering of the brightest minds in the field who, like the symposium’s namesakes, continually strive to push the boundaries of photonics. For its second iteration, uOttawa partnered up with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and featured a mix of private, public and academic speakers. The morning talks were given the prestigious NRC venue of 100 Sussex Drive, while the afternoon talks here hosted on the uOttawa campus.

Speakers included

  • Philip Russell (Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light)
  • Maurice O’Sullivan (Ciena Corporation)
  • Bahaa E. A. Saleh (CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida)
  • Federico Capasso (Harvard University)