TOM 5 – Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications

Berlin Adlershof, Germany
Part of: 
EOSAM 2014
15 September 2014 - 19 September 2014
Submission Timeframe: 
28 February 2014 - 4 April 2014


Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Photonic crystals and wires, optical microcavities, slow light
  • Subwavelength metal surfaces, plasmonic crystals
  • Transport in quasiperiodic and random photonic systems
  • Negative- and zero- refractive index and other metamaterial concepts
  • Active and tunable optical metamaterials
  • Electromagnetic field confinement and enhancement
  • Evanescent fields and optical imaging
  • Nanomanipulation with light
  • Quantum and nonlinear optics in nanostructures, optical antennas
  • Nanophotonics for energy conversion applications
  • Nanophotonics for bio- and chemo-sensing applications
  • Theory and modelling for nanophotonics and metamaterials


  • Chair: Philippe Lalanne, Institute d’Optique (FR)
  • Co-chairs: Larry Yuan, Shenzhen University China (CN)
                    Paul Urbach, Delft University of Technology (NL)


  • Anatoly Zayats, King’s College London (UK)
  • Cefe López, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (CSIC) (ES)
  • Concita Sibilia, Sapienza University of Rome (IT)
  • J.J. Greffet, Institut d´Optique (FR)
  • Joseph Braat, Delft University of Technology (NL)
  • Larry Yuan, Shenzen University (CN)
  • Paul Urbach, Delft University of Technology (NL)


  • Martin Wegener, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (DE)


  • Jaime Gómez Rivas, Eindhoven University of Technology (NL) (Joint invited talk with TOM 10)
  • Javier Garcia de Abajo, ICFO (ES)
  • Jesper Mork, Technical University of Denmark (DK)
  • Lei Zhou, Fudan University (CN)
  • Mario Agio, National Institute of Optics (CNR-INO) (IT)
  • Martin Van Exter, Leiden University (NL)
  • Pavel Belov, ITMO St. Petersburg (RU) (not confirmed)
  • Geoffroy Lerosey, Institut Langevin - ESPCI ParisTech and CNRS (FR): Locally Resonant Metamaterials: Focusing, Imaging and Manipulating Waves at the Deep Subwavelength Scale
  • Uwe Zeitner, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (DE)