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Sunday, August 2 (top)
6:30pm  8:00 

Opening Reception 
Monday, August 3 (top)
8:15am – 8:30 

Opening Remarks 
M1. Novel Materials 
Chair: Junichiro Kono 

8:30am  9:00 
M1.1: Harald Giessen (i), University of Stuttgart 
Complex functional nanooptics and plasmonics 
9:00am – 9:30 
M1.2: Shangr (Felix) Gwo (i), National Tsing Hua University 
Plasmonic Nanolasers Using MetalOxideSemiconductor Structures 
9:30am – 10:00 
M1.3: Mikhael Lukin (i), Harvard 
Quantum optics with nanophotonic systems 
10:00am – 10:30 
M1.4: Jacob B. Khurgin (i), Johns Hopkins University 
Optically induced DC current in unbiased dielectrics and semiconductors  a straightforward nonlinear optical effect. 
10:30am – 11:00 
Coffee Break 

M2. Quantum Optics I 
Chair: Glenn Solomon 

11:00am  11:30 
M2.1: Jelena Vuckovic (i), Stanford University 
Quantum nanophotonics 
1:30am  12:00pm 
M2.2: Peter Michler (i), University of Stuttgart 
Nonclassical quantum dot light sources for integrated quantum photonics 
12:00pm  12:30 
M2.3: Hailin Wang (i), University of Oregon 
Protecting a solidstate spin from decoherence using dressed spin states 
12:30pm  1:30  Lunch  
1:30pm  7:00  Free Time  
M3. 2D Materials I 
Chair: Ulrike Woggon 

7:00pm – 7:30 
M3.1: Tony F. Heinz (i), Stanford University 
Optical Properties of Atomically Thin Semiconductors Layers and Heterostructures 
7:30pm – 8:00 
M3.2: Frank Jahnke (i), University of Bremen 
Microscopic theory for photoluminescence from atomically thin MoS_{2} 
8:00pm – 8:30 
M3.3: MingWei Wu (i), University of Science and Technology of China 
Spin dynamics in bilayer graphene and mono and bilayer transition metal dichalcogenides 
8:30pm – 9:00 
M3.4: Steve G. Louie (i), University of California at Berkeley 
Manybody Effects in the Photophysics of Quasi 2D Materials 
Tuesday, August 4 (top)
Tu1. Manybodypedia 
Chair: Hui Deng 

8:30am– 9:00 
Tu1.1: Mackillo (Mack) Kira (i), University of Marburg 
Expedition atomic BEC  semiconductor  atomic BEC 
9:00am – 9:30 
Tu1.2: Deborah Jin (i), JILA, NIST, and University of Colorado 
A Strongly Interacting BoseEinstein Condensate 
9:30am – 10:00 
Tu1.3: Benoit Deveaud (i), EPFL 
Polaritonic Spinor interactions and Feshbach Resonance in semiconductor microcavities 
10:00am – 10:30 
Tu1.4: Makoto KuwataGonokami (i), The University of Tokyo 
Towards stable BoseEinstein condensation of dark excitons in bulkcuprous oxide at 100 mK 
10:30am – 11:00 
Coffee Break 

Tu2. THz Spectroscopy 
Chair: Tony Heinz 

11:00am – 11:30 
Tu2.1: Rupert Huber (i), University of Regensburg 
Latest frontiers in subcycle THz physics: the fast, the strong and the small 
11:30am – 12:00pm 
Tu2.2: Stephan W. Koch (i), University of Marburg 
Highharmonic generation in atoms vs. solids 
12:00pm  12:30 
Tu2.3: Junichiro Kono (i), Rice University 
Collective Magnetic Excitations in a Terahertz Photonic Cavity 
12:30pm  1:30  Lunch  
1:30pm  7:00  Free Time  
Tu3. Emerging Physics I 
Chair: Alexander Carmele 

7:00pm – 7:30 
Tu3.1: Colin M. Chow (i), University of Michigan 
Coherent Optical Control of the Electron and Nuclear Spin in a Quantum Dot Molecule 
7:30pm  8:00 
Tu3.2: Val Zwiller (i), KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Technical University Delft 
Quantum Optics with Nanowires 
8:00pm – 8:30 
Tu3.3: Kai Zhu (i), NREL 
Understanding Material Effect on Charge Carrier Dynamics in Perovskite Solar Cells 
8:30pm – 9:00 
Tu3.4: Päivi Törmä (i), Aalto University 
Strong coupling between surface plasmon polaritons and emitters 
Wednesday, August 5 (top)
W1. 2D Materials II 
Chair: Denis Karaiskaj 

8:30am – 9:00 
W1.1: Jeremy J. Baumberg (i), University of Cambridge 
Squeezing light into nanogaps: plasmonics in the subnm and quantum domains, with graphene, MoS2, and molecules 
9:00am – 9:30 
W1.2: Rolf Binder (i), University of Arizona 
Electronphonon interaction in graphene: a global kspace point of view 
9:30am – 10:00 
W1.3: Xiaodong Xu (i), University of Washington 
Excitons in 2D Heterostructures 
10:00am – 10:30 
W1.4: Feng Wang (i), University of California at Berkeley 
Probing Dirac electron physics in graphitic materials 
10:30am – 11:00 
Coffee Break 

W2. Attosecond Spectroscopy 
Chair: Rupert Huber 

11:00am – 11:30 
W2.1: Eleftherios Goulielmakis (i), Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics 
Attosecond Physics in Solids 
11:30am – 12:00pm 
W2.2: David A. Reis (i), Stanford PULSE Institute 
Comparison of highharmonic generation from dilute and solidphase rare gases 
12:00pm – 12:30 
W2.3: Stephen R. Leone (i), University of California at Berkeley 
Attosecond Electronic Band Dynamics 
12:30pm  1:30  Lunch  
1:30pm  7:00  Free Time  
W3. Posters 


7:00pm  7:30  
7:30pm  9:00 
Poster Session 
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Thursday, August 6 (top)
Th1. Emerging Physics II 
Chair: Yuichiro Kato 

8:30am – 8:50 
Th1.1: Galina Khitrova (c), University of Arizona 
Shipwrecked on an Indium Island in Search of Majorana Fermions 
8:50am  9:10 
Th1.2: Jeffrey Davis (c), Swinburne University of Technology 
Three dimensional spectroscopy reveals charge transfer states and other dark states in intrinsic semiconductor quantum wells 
9:10am – 9:30 
Th1.3: ChihWei Lai (c), Michigan State University 
Spinpolarized light fluids in a highly photoexcited microcavity 
9:30am – 9:50 
Th1.4: Denis Karaiskaj (c), University of South Florida 
From Mahan excitons to Landau levels at high magnetic fields: 2DFT spectroscopy reveals hidden quantum correlations 
9:50am – 10:10 
Th1.5: Hui Deng (c), University of Michigan 
Quantized Charging and Electrical Excitation of SiteControlled IIINitride Quantum Dots 
10:10am – 10:30 
Th1.6: Emma R. Schmidgall (c), Technion Israel Institute of Technology 
Deterministic Generation of a Cluster State of Polarization Entangled Single Photons 
10:30am – 11:00 
Coffee Break 

Th2. Quantum Optics II 
Chair: Val Zwiller 

11:00am – 11:30 
Th2.1: Ulrike Woggon (i), Technical University of Berlin 
Quantum state tomography in PopulationInverted Quantum Dots 
11:30am – 12:00pm 
Th2.2: Loic Lanco (i), CNRS 
Enhancing the spinphoton interaction with cavityQED 
12:00pm  12:20 
Th2.3: Galan Moody (c), National Institute of Standards and Technology 
PhotonCorrelation Dynamics of HighBeta Lasers 
12:20pm  12:40 
Th2.4: Glenn S. Solomon (c), Joint Quantum Institute, NIST and University of Maryland 
Singleshot, full characterization of a singlephoton state 
12:40pm  1:30  Lunch  
Th3. Quasiparticle Spectroscopy 
Chair: Hailin Wang 

1:30pm – 2:00 
Th3.1: Stefan Scheel (i), University of Rostock 
Rydberg physics with giant excitons in cuprous oxide 
2:00pm – 2:30 
Th3.2: Roberto Merlin (i), University of Michigan 
Frenkellike WannierMott Excitons in FewLayer PbI_{2} 
2:30pm – 3:00 
Th3.3: Yuichiro K. Kato (i), University of Tokyo 
Exciton physics in individual carbon nanotubes 
Th4. Posters 


3:00pm  3:30  
3:30pm  6:00 
Poster Session 
See details below 
6:00pm  7:00 
Free Time 

7:00pm  9:00 
Banquet 
Friday, August 7 (top)
F1. Emerging Physics III 
Chair: Päivi Törmä 

8:30am – 9:00 
F1.1: Ted B. Norris (i), University of Michigan 
THz and midIR Spectroscopy of Graphene Multilayer Structures 
9:00am  9:30 
F1.2: John E. Sipe (i), University of Toronto 
The nonlinear optics of graphene: Welcome to the Wild West! 
9:30am – 9:50 
F1.3: Akshay Singh (c), University of Texas at Austin 
Trion formation dynamics in Molybdenum Diselenide (MoSe2) Monolayers 
9:50am – 10:10 
F1.4: Søren Stobbe (c), Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen 
Superradiant singlephoton emission from a quantum dot 
10:10am – 10:30 
F1.5: Travis M. Autry (c), JILA, University of Colorado 
Measurement of the Collective ExcitonPolariton Ladder 
10:30am – 11:00 
Coffee Break 

F2. Quantum Optics III 
Chair: Stefan Scheel 

11:00am  11:30 
F2.1: A. Mark Fox (i), University of Sheffield 
Ultrafast manipulation of excitons and spins in quantum dots 
11:30am  12:00pm 
F2.2: Alexander Carmele (i), Technical University of Berlin 
Quantum feedback stabilized solidstate emitters 
12:00pm  12:30 
F2.3: Scott A. Crooker (i), National High Magnetic Field Lab 
Longlived spin relaxation and spin coherence of resident electrons in monolayer MoS_{2} and WS_{2} 
12:30pm  12:45 
Closing 

12:45pm  1:30  Lunch 
Posters (top)
The poster boards will accomodate posters that are 4' wide by 3' high, although the portrait orientation will work as well.
Poster Session 1:



2D materials  
Qihua Xiong  Nanyang Technological University  ChargeInduced SecondHarmonic Generation in Bilayer Transitional Metal Dichalcogenides – A Case Study of WSe2 
John R. Schaibley  University of Washington  Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Excitons in Monolayer MoSe2 
Hebin Li  Florida International University  Valley Dynamics in Monolayer MoSe2 Studied by PumpProbe Spectroscopy 
Stephan W. Koch  Department of Physics and Material Sciences Center, Philipps University Marburg  Optically bright pexcitons indicating strong Coulomb coupling in transitionmetal dichalcogenides 
Tao Yu  University of Science and Technology of China  Theory of optical spectra and depolarization dynamics in bilayer WS2 from viewpoint of excimers 
Kai Hao  University of TexasAustin  Quantum Coherent Dynamics of Excitons in Atomically Thin Semiconductors 
Qiannan Cui  Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Kansas  Coherent Control of Nanoscale Ballistic Currents in Transition Meatal Dichalcogenide ReS2 
Alexander Steinhoff  University of Bremen  Optical properties and excitation kinetics in monolayer MoS2 
Matthew Z. Bellus  University of Kansas  Tightly Bound Trions in Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Heterostructures 
Manybodypedia  
Weng W. Chow  Sandia National Laboratories  Adaption of semiconductor manybody theoretical techniques for modeling atomtronic circuits 
Mackillo (Mack) Kira  University of Marburg  Semiconductor vs. hyperbolic Bloch equations 
Ryo Hanai  Department of Physics, Keio University  Steady state and instability analysis on a pumpeddecaying electronhole gas in the Bose condensed phase 
Yusuke Morita  The University of Tokyo  Lyman spectroscopy of quantum degenerate excitons in Cu2O 
Novel Materials  
Tomasz Jakubczyk  Institut Néel, CNRS  Coherent nonlinear spectroscopy of an InAs quantum dot embedded in a photonic trumpet 
Abdel M. Alsmadi  Kuwait University  Hot Probe and Optical Measurements of nType Conduction in Sbdoped ZnO Microwires 
Geoffrey M. Diederich  University of Denver  ExcitonPhonon Interaction Dynamics in Type I Core/Shell Quantum Dots 
Dong Sun  Peking University  Dynamical Evolution of Anisotropic Response in Black Phosphorus 
Tomáš Ostatnický  Charles University in Prague  Coherent oscillations with twoparticle tunneling 
Jiefei Zhang  University of Southern California  Optical Response and Spectral Uniformity of NanotemplateDirected InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots in Regular Arrays 
Zhaorong Wang  University of Michigan  Dispersion Engineering for Vertical Microcavities Using Subwavelength Gratings 
Bo Sun  JILA and The University of Colorado  Coherent Spectroscopy of CdSe/ZnS Colloidal Quantum Dots at Cryogenic Temperatures 
Gregory Sallen  EPFL  The effect of noise on a bistable polariton system 
S. A. Moskalenko  Institute of Applied Physics  2D cavity polaritons under the influence of the Landau quantization, Rashba spinorbit coupling, Zeeman splitting and gyrotropy 
Jiaqi He  Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Kansas  Exceptional and Anisotropic Transport Properties of Photocarriers in Black Phosphorus 
Frank Ceballos  Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Kansas  Probing Charge Transfer Excitons in a MoSe2WS2 van der Waals Heterostructure 
THz Spectroscopy  
Martin Mootz  Department of Physics, PhilippsUniversity Marburg  Coulomb dominated nonlinear THz response of Landau electrons 
Ulrich Huttner  Department of Physics, Philipps University Marburg  Nonperturbative quantum interference of electrons 
David N. Purschke  University of Alberta  Modulation of Photoluminescence in GaAs by Intense THz Pulses 
Plasmonics  
German V. Kolmakov  NYC College of Technology CUNY  Nanophotonics: Polariton and dipolariton devices for optical and quantum computing 
Alexander A. High  Harvard University  Visible Frequency Hyperbolic Metasurface 
Swarnabha Chattaraj  University of Southern California  Semiconductor QD EmitterMetamaterial Coupling: Simultaneous Control of Emission Rate, Directivity & Lossless Propagation 
Vasily Kravtsov  University of Colorado at Boulder  Nonlinear NanoOptical Probing of TwoDimensional Materials with Adiabatic Plasmonic Nanofocusing 
Poster Session 2:



Quantum Optics  
Quentin Mermillod  Institut Néel, CNRS  Coherence dynamics and control of a single emitter via cavityenhanced nonlinear spectroscopy 
Alexander Foerster  OttovonGuerickeUniversität Magdeburg  Sub and Superradiance in QuantumDot Microlasers 
Tobias Heindel  Institute of Solid State Physics, Technische Universität Berlin  Probing TwoPhoton Interference of Deterministic Quantum Dot Microlenses by TwoPulse Experiments With Variable PulseSeparation 
Christopher Gies  Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Bremen, Germany  A SinglePhoton Source using Multiple Quantum Dots 
Leo Yu  Ginzton Lab, Stanford University  Quantum Networking with Quantum Dot Spins and Telecom Photons 
Martin Mootz  Department of Physics, PhilippsUniversity Marburg  Quantum spectroscopy of dropletons 
Søren Stobbe  Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen  Superradiant singlephoton emission from a quantum dot 
Hui Deng  University of Michigan  Dimensional Control of Superradiance 
Tyler Hill  University of Michigan  Dispersion Control of Superradiance 
Seonghoon Kim  University of Michigan  Coherence Properties of a SingleMode Polariton Laser 
Edward B. Flagg  West Virginia University  An Optical Spin Readout Method in a Quantum Dot using the AC Stark Effect 
Olger V. Zwier  Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials  Alloptical coherent population trapping with divacancy spin ensembles in silicon carbide 
Jakko P. de Jong  Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen  Suppressing nuclear spin fluctuations around semiconductor electrons via the interplay of optical CPT and DNP 
Ronald Ulbricht  University of Colorado Boulder  Femtosecond Electronic Depolarization and Vibrational Relaxation Dynamics of the NitrogenVacancy Defect in Diamond 
Ron Tenne  Weizmann Institute  Photon Statistics in the Luminescence of Colloidal Quantum Wells 
Aaron M. Ross  University of Michigan  Efforts towards a Universal TwoQubit Gate in SelfAssembled InAs Quantum Dot Molecules 
Quasiparticle spectroscopy  
Takushi Uda  Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo  Electrical activation of dark excitonic states in carbon nanotubes 
Akihiro Ishii  Institute of Engineering Innovation, The University of Tokyo  Exciton diffusion, end quenching, and excitonexciton annihilation in individual airsuspended carbon nanotubes 
Xiayu Linpeng  University of Washington  Excitons bound to ultrasmooth stacking fault plane in high purity GaAs 
Hirosuke Suzuki  The University of Tokyo  Cooling dynamics of trapped paraexcitons in Cu2O at subKelvin temperatures 
Florian Schöne  University of Rostock  Quantum defect of the Rydberg series of Cu2O 
Eric W. Martin  JILA, University of Colorado & NIST/ University of Michigan  Measured Tweezing of Excitons in GaAs Quantum Wells Requires Strong Coulomb Enhancement 
Takeshi Suzuki  JILA, University of Colorado & National Institute of Standards and Technology  Coherent Control of an Exciton/Biexciton Ensemble System 
Rohan Singh  JILA, University of Colorado & National Institute of Standards and Technology  Polarization Dependent Exciton Dephasing in Quantum Wells is Manifestation of Bosonic Nature of Excitons 
Steven T. Cundiff  JILA, University of Colorado & National Institute of Standards and Technology  Spectral Diffusion of Excitons in GaAs QuantumWells 
Kosuke Yoshioka  The University of Tokyo  Absorption imaging of 1s paraexcitons in a straininduced trap in Cu2O using excitonic 1s2p transitions 
Christopher L. Smallwood  JILA, University of Colorado & National Institute of Standards and Technology  Energy Transfer Signatures in the Photoluminescence Excitation Spectrum of Asymmetric InGaAs Coupled Quantum Wells 
Mark E. Siemens  University of Denver  Analytical Calculation of Two Dimensional spectra 
Jonathan Tollerud  Swinburne University of Technology  Anomalous coherent dynamics in quantum wells revealed by multidimensional spectroscopy with extremely low excitation density 
Kevin L. Silverman  National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder  Charged Exciton Linewidth Narrowing via Nuclear Spin Screening in an InAs QD Ensemble 
Junko Omachi  The University of Tokyo  Midinfrared response of Fermidegenerate electronhole droplets in diamond 
Yoseob Yoon  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Direct measurement of polaritonpolariton interaction strength 
Rolf Binder  University of Arizona  Polarization dependent fourwave mixing in polariton quantum fluids 