OPIC2016 successfully held.

OPIC2016 was successfully held from 17-20 of May 2016 at Pacifico Yokohama, Japan.
Registered participants are 1028.
Participants from overseas are 328 and came from 30 countries.
The next congress OPIC2016 will be held on April 18(Tue.)-21(Fri.), 2017.
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OPTICS and PHOTONICS International Congress is the largest opto-science international meeting in Japan and has been held in Yokohama every year since 2012. OPIC2016 is the 5th OPIC and comprises eleven International Specialized Conferences. Registration includes access to the plenary session and all conferences.

Date: May 17 (Tue.) – 20 (Fri), 2016
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama (Yokohama, Japan)



Joint Session 18 May(Wed. PM.)

Joint Session of LIC & PLD & SLPC <Room 301>

1. Y. Kwon (Powerlase Photonics, UK)
Optimized Design and Performance of Laser Ablation Systems for Paint and Coating Removal for Manufacturing and Maintenance of Vehicles and Airplanes

2. C. Menoni (Colorado State Univ., USA)
High Performance Interference Coatings for Near Infrared High Energy Lasers

3. Z. Liao (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
Modeling of Laser Induced Damage and Usage at National Ignition Facility

4. E. Mottay (Amplitude Systemes, France)
Fiber Delivery of Ultrafast Lasers

5. T. Takahashi, N. Uchiyama (Hamamatsu Photonics, Japan)
The Latest Technology Demand of the Internal Processing Type Laser Dicing Technology

6. D. Barbier (tentative)(Team Photonics, France)
Micro-laser Based Material Processing (tentative)

Joint Session of BISC & OMC <Room 414+415>

1. Adrian Podoleanu (University of Kent, UK)
Direct Real Time En-face Optical Coherence Tomography

2. Donghyun Kim (Yonsei Univ., Republic of Korea)
Nanoscale localization sampling by plasmonic aperture arrays for imaging molecular events

3. Kishan Dholakia (University of St Andrews, UK)
Advanced light shaping for biomedical applications

4. Tomomi Nemoto, Ryosuke Kawakami, Terumasa Hibi, Kohei Otomo, Sari Ipponjima, Kazuaki Sawada, Ayano Tanabe (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
Improvements and applications in “in vivo” multi-photon microscopy

5. Manabu Sato1, Daisuke Saito1, Kou Shouji1, and Izumi Nishidate2
(1Yamagata Univ., Japan, 2Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan)
Full-field optical coherence tomography using ultrathin forward-imaging short multimode fiber

6. Chie Hosokawa1, Kohei Miyauchi1,2, Suguru N. Kudoh2, Takahisa Taguchi3, Keiko Tawa2
(1AIST, Japan, 2Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, 3NICT, Japan)
Optical trapping of quantum-dot conjugated cell surface molecules of neuronal cell cultured onto a plasmonic chip

Joint session of ALPS & HEDS & XOPT <Room 302>

1. Tetsuya Ishikawa (RIKEN SPring-8 Center)
X-rays as a Subject for Optics Research

2. David M. Fritz (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
LCLS-II: A High Repetition Rate X-ray Laser Facility

3. Ryosuke Kodama (Osaka University)
Exploration of New fields of High Energy Density Science

4. Antonio Lucianetti (HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics CAS)
HiLASE100: a cryo-cooled 100 J, 10 Hz DPSSL System

5. Seong Ku Lee (GIST)
Current status of PW laser at CoReLS and applications

6. Georg Korn ( Director of ELI Beamlines, Czech Republic)
High-energy Density Science and plasma physics at ELI Beamlines

Plenary Session 18 May(Wed. AM.) <501+502>

  • 9:00-9:15 Greetings

    Andreas Ostendorf,
    Bochum, Germany
    (representing Congress Chairs)
    Sadao Nakai,
    Professor Emeritus,
    Osaka University
    (representing IAB)
  • Reinhart Poprawe,
    Director, Fraunhofer Inst.
    for Laser Tech., Germany
    (representing IAB)
  • 9:15-10:35 First session

    Kenichi Iga,

    Professor Emeritus,
    Tokyo Institute of Technology
    (Congress chair)
  • 9:15-9:55

    Mitsuru Sugawara
    President, QD Laser Inc.
    “Retinal Imaging Laser
    Eyewear :from Low-Vision
    Aids to Smart Glass”


    Hideo Hosono
    Tokyo Institute of Technology.
    2016 Japan Prize Laureates
    “Cultivation of Electro-Active
    Functionality in
    Transparent Oxides”

  • 10:50-12:10 Second session

    Chris Barty,

    CTO, Lawrence Livermore
    National Laboratory. USA
    (Congress chair)
  • 10:50-11:30

    Masanori Iye
    Professor Emeritus, National
    Astronomical Observatory of
    Japan Vice Chair of the TMT
    International Observatory
    Governing Board
    “The Thirty Meter
    Telescope project”


    Georg Korn
    CSO, Extreme Light
    “ELI: The CERN of
    laser research”

International Specialized Conferences