Optical Design and Fabrication Congress

27 June 2021 – 01 July 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 04:00)

Flat Optics: Components to Systems
Freeform Optics
International Optical Design Conference
Optical Fabrication and Testing

Optical Fabrication and Testing

  • Maham Aftab, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Vector Polynomials for Gradient Metrology Data Processing
  • James Burge, Arizona Optical Metrology LLCUnited States
    Easy Alignment Techniques for CGH Metrology
  • Margaret Dominguez, NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterUnited States
    Building the Roman Space Telescope Flight Grism Component
  • Oliver Faehnle, Ostschweizer FachhochschuleSwitzerland
    Optical Fabrication Process Modeling
  • Rolando Ferrini, PHABULOuSSwitzerland
    A New Era For Free-form Micro-optics Manufacturing: The Final Frontier
  • Rick Fitzpatrick, X2F Inc.United States
    Controlled Viscosity Injection Molding of Plastic Optics
  • Laurent Gallais, Fresnel InstitutFrance
    Laser Optics Testing: Imaging Techniques for Laser Damage Detection and Analysis
  • Roberto Osellame, Consiglio Nazionale delle RicercheItaly
    Femtosecond Laser Micromachining: An Effective Technology for Optical Fabrication
  • Woojin Park, Korea Astronomy & Space Science InstRepublic Of Korea
    Alignment of Freeform Mirrors for Multi-element Off-axis Systems
  • Jie Qiao, Rochester Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Ultrafast Laser Enabled Optical Fabrication
  • Kathleen Richardson, University of Central Florida, CREOLUnited States
    Infrared Gradient Index Materials
  • Hossein Shahinian, Micro LAM Technologies Inc.United States
    Laser Assisted Diamond Turning of Silica Glasses
  • Nagata Shinobu, Kyocera International, Inc.United States
    F-molding: A New Production Method for Largely Aspherical Mirrors of Cordierite
  • Tianyi Wang, Brookhaven National LaboratoryUnited States
    Dwell Time Optimization Algorithms and Ion Beam Figuring Process
  • Di Xu, Facebook Inc.United States
    Freeform Metrology with Cascade Optical Coherence Tomography (C-OCT)

Freeform Optics

  • Matthew Brand, Mitsubishi Electric Research LabsUnited States
    Bounds on Sharply Resolved Detail in Freeform Irradiance Images from Extended Light Sources
  • Caleb Gannon, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Interactive Freeform Optical Design
  • Jonathan Papa, University of RochesterUnited States
    Survey of the Four-mirror Freeform Imager Solution Space
  • Lotte Romijn, Technische Universiteit EindhovenNetherlands
    Mathematics for Point Source Freeform Tailoring
  • Thomas Suleski, Univ of North Carolina at CharlotteUnited States
    Towards Conformally Nanostructured Freeform Optics
  • Natalia Trela-McDonald, PowerPhotonic LtdUnited Kingdom
    Laser-polished Freeform Beam Shapers
  • Xuejun Zhang, Changchun Inst of Optic, Fine Mech & PhyChina
    Freeform Mirror Fabrication for Space Telescope

Flat Optics: Components to Systems

  • Mark Brongersma, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    Flat Optics for Active Wavefront Manipulation and AR/VR Keynote
  • Andrei Faraon, California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Quantitative Phase Gradient Microscopy and Other Imaging Techniques Using Metasurfaces Keynote
  • Amit Agrawal, National Inst of Standards & TechnologyUnited States
    Planar Alignment-free Metasurface Optics for Atom Trapping
  • Kavita Bala, Cornell UniversityUnited States
    Understanding Visual Appearance from Micron to Global Scale
  • Wenshan Cai, Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Multifunctional Flat Optics via Machine Learning
  • Robert Devlin, Metalenz IncUnited States
    Commercializing Metasurfaces
  • Yeshaiahu Fainman, University of California San DiegoUnited States
    Nanostructured Elements in Active and Passive Optical Technologies
  • Patrice Genevet, CNRSFrance
    Applications and Integration of Metasurfaces
  • Juejun Hu, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Wide Field-of-view Achromatic Metalenses
  • Philippe Lalanne, Institut d'OptiqueFrance
    Nanostructured Gratings to Control Optical Phase, Polarization, and Appearance
  • Daniel Lopez, Pennsylvania State UniversityUnited States
    Nanomechanical Platform for Tunable Mie-resonant Dielectric Metasurfaces
  • Arka Majumdar, University of WashingtonUnited States
    Meta-optical Computational Imaging Systems for Large Aperture, Aberration-free Imaging
  • Francesco Monticone, Cornell UniversityUnited States
    New Frontiers for Metasurfaces: From Ultra-broadband Metalenses to Nonlocal Meta-optics
  • Otto Muskens, University of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom
    Deep Learning Enabled Design of Free-space and Integrated Nanophotonic Devices
  • Daniel Nikolov, University of RochesterUnited States
    Metaform Optical Imager
  • James Pond, Ansys Lumerical Solutions, IncCanada
    Design and Simulation of Metalenses
  • Lora Ramunno, University of OttawaCanada
    Deep Learning for Engineering Optical Scattering from Plasmonic Nanostructures
  • Junsuk Rho, Pohang Univ of Science & TechnologyRepublic Of Korea
    Single-step Manufacturing of Optical Metasurfaces using High-index Nanocomposite
  • Markus Rossi, AMS Technologies AGSwitzerland
    Commercializing Technologies based on Nanostructuring: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  • Noah Rubin, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    Metasurface Polarization Optics
  • Isabelle Staude, Karlsruher Institut für TechnologieGermany
    Active Semiconductor Metasurfaces Based on Mie-resonances
  • Augustine Urbas, US Air Force Research LaboratoryUnited States
    Characterization of Planar Optical Components and System Analysis
  • Jason Valentine, Vanderbilt UniversityUnited States
    Meta-optics for Image Processing
  • Robert Visser, Applied Materials, Inc.United States
    Materials Engineering Solutions for Commercializing Metasurface-based Optical Components
  • Jun Yang, Corning IncUnited States
    Metasurface for Space Division Multiplexing in Optical Communication
  • Nanfang Yu, Columbia UniversityUnited States
    Resonant, Wavefront-shaping Metasurfaces
  • Lauren Zarzar, Pennsylvania State UniversityUnited States
    Tunable and Responsive Structural Coloration by Total Internal Reflection and Interference at Microscale Concave Interfaces
  • Lei Zhou, Fudan UniversityChina
    Angular Dispersions and Line-shape Tailoring in Plamonic Metasurfaces
  • Todd Zickler, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    Toward Computer Vision on Microwatt Platforms

International Optical Design Conference

  • Iain Neil, ScotoptixSwitzerland
    Evolution of Zoom Lens Optical Design Technology and Manufacture Keynote
  • Miguel Alonso, U of Rochester, The Institute of OpticsFrance
    Abstract Spaces, Mappings and Geometry in the Study of Optical Systems
  • Aaron Bauer, University of RochesterUnited States
    Specification Sweep for Three-mirror Freeform Imagers
  • Pablo Benitez, Limbak TechnologiesSpain
    Exploring the Limits of CLOVER: A Multichannel Optics for VR and MR
  • Julie Bentley, University of RochesterUnited States
    10 Years of Development of First-order Search and Evaluation Tools for the Design of Complex Zoom Lenses
  • Andrea Berner, Carl Zeiss AGGermany
    New Surface Contributions for Higher Order Color Aberrations and Chromatic Variations of Seidel Aberrations
  • Jerome Caron, TNONetherlands
    Progress in Aberration Theory for Freeform Off-axis Mirror Systems
  • William Cassarly, Synopsys, IncUnited States
    Compound Surface Descriptions in Illumination Design
  • Eric Fest, Facebook Reality Labs ResearchUnited States
    Proposed Syllabus for Augmented Reality Display Waveguide Design Course
  • Rafael Gonzalez Acuña, Tecnologico de MonterreyMexico
    The General Equation of the Stigmatic Lenses: Its History and What we Have Learned from it
  • Alan Greynolds, United States
    Hyper-aspheroidal Surfaces: Two Approaches
  • Alois Herkommer, Universität StuttgartGermany
    3D-printing of Microoptics Reveals Novel Chances and Challenges in Optical Design
  • Christoph Menke, Carl Zeiss AGGermany
    Deep Learning Advances to Optical Design - How Will it Impact the Lens Designers' Work?
  • Motoyuki Ohtake, University of YamanashiJapan
    Title to be Announced
  • John Rogers, Synopsys, IncUnited States
    Surface Slope Error Tolerances: Applicable Range of Spatial Frequencies
  • Peter Schreiber, Fraunhofer IOFGermany
    Light Shaping with Micro-optical Irregular Fly′s Eye Condensers
  • David Shafer, David Shafer Optical DesignUnited States
    Fast Speed Unvignetted Wide-angle Catadioptric Design with an External FrontPupil and a Metasurface
  • Simon Thibault, Université LavalCanada
    Lens Design Using Metasurfaces: Broken the Last Technical Locks