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13.00 - 18.00
Arrival & Registration

sicilian cakes, marsala and piano music in the “Marsala Room Cave”

09.00 - 09.30
Opening remarks

F. Capasso, G. Scamarcio, M. S. Vitiello, G. Benedek

“Flat Optics: from Metalenses to Structured Light”

“Nonlinear Intersubband Polaritonic Metasurfaces”

11.15 - 11.45
coffe break

“Dynamics and non-linear effects of passive and active THz metamaterials”

“Mid-Infrared Sub-Wavelength Resonant Hexagonal Boron Nitride Polaritonic Nanoantennas”

13.00 - 16.00
lunch break and discussion time

“Mid-infrared Optoelectronics in 2D Materials”

“Infrared and terahertz magneto-absorption and Faraday rotation in hBN/graphene/hBN heterostructures”

“Strong Light-Matter Interaction in Triple-Barrier Resonant Tunneling Diodes”

“Photo-induced dynamic metasurfaces: route to all-optical control of THz emission from Black Silicon”

“Phase-resolved terahertz near-field nanoscopy”

sicilian cakes, marsala and piano music in the “Marsala Room Cave”

09.30 - 10.30
Dmitry Basov (Columbia University, USA)

“Quantum Materials: Insight from Infrared Nano Optics”

“Graphene plasmons: magneto-optical effects and scattering properties”

11.15 - 11.45
coffe break

“Near-field probing of highly confined resonant THz fields”

13.00 - 16.00
lunch break and discussion time

“Ultrafast photo-switching of interface polaritons in black phosphorus heterostructures”

“Mid-infrared photoresponse in hBN-encapsulated graphene”

“Coherent THz apertureless near-field microscopy based on self-mixing in QCLs”

“Phase-sensitive terahertz imaging with room-temperature near-field nanodetectors”

“2D-3D crossover in a dense electron liquid in silicon”

sicilian cakes, marsala and piano music in the “Marsala Room Cave”

09.30 - 10.30
Ralph Nuzzo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

“2D Nanomembrane Materials with Exemplary Applications in Quantitative Chemical Imaging and High Efficiency Photovoltaic Energy Conversion”

“Ultra-Low Detection Limits and Selectivity with Organic Bio-Electronic Sensors”

11.15 - 11.45
coffe break

“Bioelectronics in vitro: 3D, Biomimetic Devices and Cell Models”

“Surface Plasmon chemical sensors based on optical resonators: innovative methods for interrogation and readout”

13.00 - 16.00
lunch break and discussion time

“Plastic Electrochemical Devices from Biosensors to Artificial Synapses”

“New GaN FETs and Silicon Junctionless Field Effect Transistors as Terahertz Detectors”

“Investigation of the Stability of Organic Field Effect Transistors for Biosensing Applications”

“Enhanced Optical Properties of 2D Fractal Arrays of Silicon Nanowires”

“Non-Reversible Transition from Rhombohedral to Bernal Stacking in Multilayer Graphene promoted by Contact Patterning”

sicilian cakes, marsala and piano music in the “Marsala Room Cave”

09.30 - 10.30
Frank Koppens (ICFO - Barcelona, Spain)

“Probing quantum plasmonics and the ultimate limits of light compression with Van der Waals heterostructures”

“Classical and Quantum Photonics in 2D Matter in Standing Waves”

11.15 - 11.45
coffe break

“Materials design the 2D level: from Xenes to anisotropic MoS2 nanosheets”

“Enhanced In-plane Optical Anisotropy of Black Phosphorus by Phonon Polaritons in Hexagonal Boron Nitride”

Visit to the archeological site of Selinunte (Selinus), an ancient Greek city in front of the Mediterranean sea, followed by a swimming and dinner at the nearby beach of Marinella.

sicilian cakes, marsala and piano music in the “Marsala Room Cave”

09.30 - 10.30
Andrea C. Ferrari (Cambridge Graphene Center, Cambridge, UK)

“Light Scattering and Emission from Hetero-structures”

“Spin states in bilayer graphene quantum point contacts and quantum dots”

11.15 - 11.45
coffe break

“Nonlinear THz Spectroscopy of Two-Dimensional Systems”

“How to generate short THz pulses from Quantum Cascade Lasers”

13.00 - 16.00
lunch break and discussion time

“Ultrafast Terahertz Scanning Tunneling Microscopy with Atomic Resolution”

“Near-field correlation nanoscopy for organic and inorganic material analysis”

“The Influence of Field Effect Doping on the Optical and Electrical Properties of a Graphene Monolayer”

“Symmetry enhanced non-reciprocal polarization rotation in a THz metal-graphene metasurface”

“Lightwave valleytronics in monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides”

20.00 - 22.00
conference banquet