Scientific Program - 111206

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Scientific Program - 111206

    Monday, 11/12/06

003009-09 - Registration

300009-10 Opening ceremony

Session 1: Lasers, laser materials, fibers I

Chairperson: Professor R. Reisfeld, Israel


Research and optical assignments of new solid-state laser type

    crystals grown by the micro-pulling-down method

     111Georges Boulon*, Yannick Guyot, Alain Brenier, 1,222Anis Jouini, Akira Yoshikawa, Tsuguo Fukuda 1 LPCML, Claude Bernard / Lyon 1 University, UMR 5620 CNRS, 69622

    Villeurbanne, France 2 Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University,

    Sendai 980-8577, Japan



The potential of rare earth doped silver halide crystals for mid-IR

    solid state lasers & fiber lasers

    *Ofer Gayer, Irena Lyakhovsky, Lev Nagli, Abraham Katzir

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, School of Physics and

    Astronomy, TAU, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel *Corresponding author: Tel.: +972 3 6408939; fax: +972 3 6415850; e-mail:

5010 -11

10Coherent combining of lasers

Nir Davidson, Vardit Eckhouse, Liran Shimshi Amiel Ishaaya,and Asher Friesem

    Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel

    Tel 089340234, Fax 08-9344109,

     105011-11 Coffee break and poster session

Session 2: Laser-based spectroscopy for Homeland security

Chairperson: Professor G. Boulon, France


Laser based spectroscopy for standoff explosives identification

     1*1Michael Gaft, Lev Nagli L 1LDS, 11 Granit St., Petach Tikva, 49002, Israel *Corresponding author: Tel: 972-3-9277539, Fax: 972-3-9277534,


Absolute Raman-scattering cross sections of Some Explosives

     1,2*2Lev Nagli, Michael Gaft1 School of Physics and Astronomy, TAU, Tel Aviv, Israel;2 LDS, 11 Granit St., Petach Tikva, 49002, Israel* Corresponding author: Tel: 972-3-6408301, Fax: 972-3-6415850


     12Photoluminescence of Porous Silicon and of Poly Di-Acetylene on

    Porous Silicon as Chemical Sensors for Homeland Security


     1*2314Eyal Sabatani, Yehoshua Kalisky, Amir Berman, Yuval Golan, Amir Sa'ar , 244Yaakov Koresh, Nadav Gutman and Benayahu Urbach 1 Materials Engineering, Ben-Gurion Univsity in the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel 2 Dept. of Chemistry, Nuclear Research Center, Beer Sheva, Israel 3 Biotechnology Engineering, BGU, Beer Sheva, Israel 4 Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel *Corresponding author: Tel: 972-8-6461474, Fax: 6472940,


UV-IR Combined LIDAR System

     *S. Fastig, Y. Ehrlich, S. Pearl, E. Naor, Y. Kraus, T. Inbar, D. Katz Electro-Optics Div., Soreq NRC, Yavne 81800, Israel *Tel:+972-8-943-4278, Fax:+972-8-943-4401,


Lunch and poster session

Session 3: Spectroscopy, optics, luminescence I

Chairperson: Professor N. Davidson, Israel


New light emitting electroluminescent films based on platinum metal


    *Renata Reisfeld Department of Inorganic Chemistry

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

     * Enrique Berman Professor of Solar Energy


Investigation on photo-ionisation dynamics in erbium doped

    amorphous silicon using the microwave resonant cavity technique

     Y. Guyot*, H. Loudyi, J.-C. Gâcon, A.-M. Jurdyc and M. -F. Joubert,

     LPCML, UMR CNRS 5620 Université Lyon 1, Bat. Kastler, 10 rue Ampère,

     69622 Villeurbanne, France* Tel: (33) 4 72 43 29 72, Fax: (33) 4 72 43 1130, e-mail


Contribution of Neodymium luminescence to the crystal growth

    study of a silicate apatite in a glassy matrix

    1123 D. de Ligny, G. Panczer, D. Caurant, D.R. Neuville1 LPCML, UCBL,, Villeurbanne, 69100, France.2 LCAES, ENSCP,, Paris, 75005, France.3 LPMM, IPGP,, Paris 75005, France.


    3+Simulation of Eu luminescence spectra in borosilicate glasses by

    molecular dynamics calculations

    1*1122J. de Bonfils, G. Panczer, D. de Ligny, S. Chaussedent, A. Monteil, J.-M. 314Delaye, B. Champagnon, S. Peuget 1 LPCML, UMR 5620, UCBL, Villeurbanne, 69622, France 2 LPOMA, UMR 6136, Université d’Angers, UFR Sciences, Angers, 49045, France 3 LCLT, CEA Marcoule, BP 17171, Bagnols-sur-Cèze, 30207, France 4 LMPA, CEA Marcoule, BP 17171, Bagnols-sur-Cèze, 30207, France * Tel : +, Fax: : +, e-mail: jdebonfils@pcml.univ-

     002016-16 Coffee break and poster session

Session 4: Nano-materials, nano-photonics I

Chairperson: Professor B. Boulanger, France


    Diffraction from Photonic Nano-structures: Reflection, Polarization

    and Intensity Manipulation

     *Ofir Aharon, Mark Auslender, Shlomo Hava

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, BGU, POB 653, Beer Sheva,

    84105, Israel *Corresponding author: Tel. 972-8-6461541, Fax: 972-8-6472949,

    E-mail of presenter:


    Rare Earth doped nano-particles for imaging

     F. Pellé

     CMC de Paris

     UMR 7574 CNRS ENSCP Université Pierre et Marie Curie

     11 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75235 Paris cedex, France* Corresponding author:Tel: 33 153 737 933, Fax: 33 146 347 489



    Photonic crystals in diamond for quantum information processing

    Joseph Salzman, Igal Beyn and Boris Meyler

    Technion The Israel Institute of Technology

    Haifa 32000, Israel *Corresponding author: J. Salzman Tel 972-4-8294698, Fax 972-4-8322185,



    Multifunctional molecular materials and nanostructures for

    photonics : from molecular engineering to optoelectronic devices

     Isabelle LEDOUX-RAK, Anh Quoc LE QUANG, Joseph ZYSS

     LPQM (UMR CNRS 8537)

     Institut d’Alembert - Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan

     61 avenue du Président Wilson 94235 Cachan - FRANCE

    Corresponding author : Isabelle Ledoux-Rak, 33 1 47 40 55 60 Fax 33 1 47 40 55

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    Session 5: Lasers, laser materials, fibers II

    Chairperson: Dr. Y. Kalisky, Israel


    High energy Yb doped pulsed fiber lasers: A coming to age


     Yoav Sintov, Yaakov Glick, Yehuda Nafcha Yariv Shamir and Raphael Lavi

     Electro-Optics Division, Soreq NRC

     Yavne 81800, Israel


    Effects of optical aberrations on radially and azimuthally polarized

    beams in high-power lasers

    Yaakov Lumer*, Inon Moshe, Steven Jackel, Avi Meir, Galina Machavariani

    Non-linear Optics Group, Soreq Nuclear Research Center, Yavne 81800, Israel

    *Corresponding author:


    High-power radially-polarized beams

    from aberration-compensated rod-based Nd:YAG lasers

    Inon Moshe, Steven Jackel, Avi Meir, Koby Lumer, E. Leibush

    Electro-Optics Division, Soreq NRC, Yavne 81800, Israel


Recent advances in eye-safe fiber laser technology

Vladimir Krupkin*, Elena Luria, Doron David

    ELBIT Electrooptics ELOP Ltd, Rehovot, 76111, ISRAEL *Tel 972-8-9307029, Fax 972-8-9386317,

    0020-Gala Dinner

    Tuesday, 12/12/06

Session 6: Non-linear optics, lasers

Chairperson: Dr. F.Pellé, France


Periodic and quasi-periodic nonlinear photonic crystals

A. Arie, A. Bahabad, A. Ganany, N. Habshoosh and N. Voloch

    Dept. of Physical Electronics, TAU, Tel-Aviv, Israel 69978

    Tel: 972-3-6406627, Fax: 972-3-6423508, E-mail:


A revival of Molecular Nonlinear Optics at the nano-scale:

    from the manipulation of nanoscale assemblies to advanced multi-

     photon microscopies

     Joseph Zyss(*), Gabriel Dutier, Sophie Brasselet

     Molecular Quantum Photonics Laboratory and d’Alembert Institute,

     Ecole Normale Supérieure Cachan, France

     (*), and


Simple method for fabrication of sol-gel optical waveguides

     1*1Raz Gvishi, Galit Strum 1Electro-optics department, Soreq, Yavne 81800, Israel

    *Tel: 972-8-9434350, Fax: 972-8-9434823,


Angular quasi-phase matching

     aaabBenoît Boulanger , Yannick Petit , Patricia Segonds , Takunori Taira a Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Physique, Université Joseph Fourier and CNRS,

    BP 87, 38402 St Martin d’Hères Cedex, France b Laser Research Center for Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science.

     38 Nishigonaka, Myodaiji, Okazaki 444-8585, Japan.


    Selection of radially-polarized modes in solid-state lasers

     *G. Machavariani, Y. Lumer, I. Moshe, S. Jackel

    Nonlinear Optics Group, Soreq Nuclear Research Center, 81800 Yavne, Israel *Corresponding author: Tel. 972-8-9434451, Fax 972-8-9434401, e-mail


    Determination of the thermal behavior of optical materials by

    absolute interferometric dilatometry; application to KTiOPO and 4

    LiNbO 3

    J. Mangin* and G. Gadret

     Laboratoire de Physique de l’Université de Bourgogne, UMR CNRS n?5027

     Université de Bourgogne, F-21078 Dijon, France

     *Corresponding author:

     Tel: 33 (0)3 80 39 59 21, Fax 33 (0)3 80 39 59 61


    Molecular engineering for two-photon absorption

    1*111 1Chantal Andraud, Cyril Barsu, Camille Girardot, Rémy Fortrie,Alexandre Picot, 1111Alexandre d'Aléo, Yann Bretonnière, Gilles Lemercier, Olivier Maury, Guillaume 2223 3Pompidor , Jean Vicat, Richard Kahn, Jean Bernard, Patrice L. Baldeck1 LC, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, UMR CNRS 5182, 69364 LYON Cedex 07

    France 2 IBS, UMR CNRS 5075, 38027 GRENOBLE Cedex1, France3LSP, Université J. Fourier, UMR CNRS 5588, 38402 ST MARTIN d'HERES,

     France*Corresponding author:Tel: +33 4 72 72 83 98, Fax:+33 4 72 72 88 60, e-mail:

    20-501111 Coffee break and poster session

    Session 7: Nano materials, nano-photonics II

    Chairperson: Professor S. Hava, Israel


    Tailoring magnetic interactions in rare earth doped crystals for 11

    quantum information

     aaabbbO. Guillot-Noël , Ph. Goldner , Y. Le Du , A. Louchet , V. Crozatier , I. Lorgeré , bbcccF. Bretenaker , J. L. Le Gouët , E. Baldit , P.Monnier , K. Bencheikh a LCMC de Paris, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, CNRS-UMR 7574,

     11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, Franceb Laboratoire Aimé Cotton, CNRS-UPR 3321 Bâtiment 505, Campus d'Orsay, 91405

     Orsay, Francec LPN, CNRS-UPR 20, Route de Nozay, 91460 Marcoussis, France,


    Spectroscopy and microscopy of single

    semiconductor nanocrystals

     Uri Banin

    Institute of Chemistry and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel;

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