8:45amIntroduction and Welcome

William L. Wilson, Exectutive Director of Center for Nanoscale Systems, Harvard University – USA


9:00amInvited Talk - 2D Polaritonics and the Control of Light at the Atomic Scale

Javier Garcia de Abajo, ICFO – Spain


10:00amTowards first-principles theory of polaritons in polar materials

Nick Riveira, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University USA




10:50amInvited Talk - Quantum materials: insights from near field nano-optics

Dimitri N. Basov, Columbia University – USA


11:50amLocal optics of 2D heterostructures by synchrotron infrared nanospectroscopy

Raul de Oliveira Freitas, Brazilian Synchroton Light Laboratory – Brazil


12:20 – 1:30pmLunch


1:30pmInvited Talk - Nano-imaging of polaritons in 2d-material heterostructures

Frank Koppens, ICFO – Spain


2:30pmNear-field imaging of polaritons: photo-thermal, photo-induced and scattering-type

Antonio Ambrosio, Center for Nanoscale Systems, Harvard University – USA




3:50pmAnisotropic and Resonant Phonon Polaritons in Patterned van der Waals Heterostructures

Michele Tamagnone, Harvard University – USA


4:20pmLarge Photothermal Effect in Sub-40 nm h-BN Nanostructures Measured via SPM

Josue J. Lopez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – USA


4:50pmPeak force scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy for three-dimensional mapping of optical near-field responses

Xiaoji Xu, Lehigh University – USA


5:20pm - Concluding Remarks


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