2021 FIP Symposium - Frontiers in Photonics

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Sun, 05/16/2021 - 13:00 to 17:30


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rainer Weiss Nobel Laureate of Physics (2017), Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Featuring a keynote address from Nobel Laureate and LIGO inventor Rainer Weiss: "The beginnings of gravitational wave astronomy: current state and future" Sunday, May 16: Celebration of the International Day of Light - Open to the general public as a K-12 outreach featuring virtual demonstrations of light and its uses, with a special message from John Dudley, UNESCO Steering Committee of the International Day of Light Monday, May 17-Tuesday, May 18: Lectures from distinguished speakers, contributed papers and posters by investigators from Duke University and other academic and industrial institutions. Special topics include Advances in Interferometry, Photonics and the Brain and Photonics and Pandemics.