• The 13th International

    Symposium on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials

    4 - 8 June 2018
    St. Petersburg, Russia

    Call For Papers (pdf)

General information

The 13th International Symposium on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials will be held on June 4-8, 2018 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The symposium is a part of annual International Conference Days on Diffraction-2018 and the II International Congress "Lasers & Photonics". It will take place in one of the most beautiful cities in Russia during spectacular White Nights season.

Original and review contributions on the following topics are welcome:

Topics

  • Metamaterials and advanced nanostructures
  • Nonlinear waves in complex nanostructured media
  • Nanophotonic materials
  • Topological photonics
  • Two-dimensional materials: new physics and applications
  • Plasmonics: novel designs and applications
  • Advanced passive and active metasurfaces
  • Nonlinear, reconfigurable and quantum metamaterials
  • Nanoantennas, biosensing and nanomedicine
  • Metadevices and commercialization of metamaterials
  • Applications of advanced materials for magnetic resonance imaging

Important dates & Submission

Download Call For Papers



Important Dates:

  • Paper Submission deadline - March 14, 2018
  • Author Registration Deadline - March 19, 2018
  • Symposium - June 4-8, 2018

The registration and submission are performed through the web site of Days on Diffraction-2018 Conference.

Organizers


Plenary speakers

Keynote speakers


Invited speakers



Boris Luk'yanchuk, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Juan Jose Saenz, Donostia International Physics Center (Spain)
Karu Esselle, Macquarie University (Australia)
Alexey Ustinov, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Krishnan Thyagarajan, Hardware Systems Laboratory at PARC (USA)
Mario Silveirinha, University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Mikhail Lapine, University of Technology Sydney (Australia)
Hongsheng Chen, Zhejiang University (China)
Francisco Medina, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)
Andrey Miroshnichenko, University of New South Wales Canberra (Australia)
Aitzol Garcia-Etxarri, Donostia International Physics Center (Spain)
Constantin Simovski, Aalto University (Finland)
Andrey Sukhorukov, Australian National University (Australia)
Vassili Fedotov, University of Southampton (UK)
George Palikaras, Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (Canada)
Andrei Lavrinenko, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)
Pavel Ginzburg, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
Ido Kaminer, Technion (Israel)
Maria Kafesaki, Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (Greece)
Willie Padilla, Duke University (USA)
Alex Hayat, Technion (Israel)
Eric Plum, University of Southampton (UK)
Miguel Beruete, Universidad Publica de Navarra (Spain)
Sergei Tretyakov, Aalto University (Finland)
Andrey Sarychev, Institute for Theoretical and Applied Electrodynamics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
Maxim Gorkunov, Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
Andrey Fedyanin, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)
Leonid Doskolovich, Image Processing Systems Institute (Russia)
Sergei Tikhodeev, Lomonosov Moscow State University / A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
Nikolay Gippius, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) (Russia)

Special Sessions

1. Topological photonics

Organizers: Maxim Gorlach & Alexey Slobozhanyuk (ITMO University, Russia)



Invited Speakers

Konstantin BliokhRiken (Japan)
Daniel LeykamInstitute for Basic Science (Korea)
Geoffroy LeroseyInstitut Langevin (France)
Hrvoje BuljanUniversity of Zagreb (Croatia)
Dmitry SolnyshkovInstitut Pascal (France)
Mohammad HafeziUniversity of Maryland (USA)
Chaohong LeeSun Yat-Sen University (China)
Alexander PoddubnyIoffe Institute (Russia)
Marco Di LibertoUniversite Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
Henning SchomerusLancaster University (United Kingdom)
Miguel BandresTechnion (Israel)
Ling LuChinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Evgeniy IvchenkoIoffe Institute (Russia)
Jian-Wen DongSun Yat-Sen University (China)
Vasily KlimovDukhov Research Institute of Automatics (VNIIA) (Russia)



2. Nonlinear waves in complex nanostructured media

Organizer: Alexey Yulin (ITMO University, Russia)


Invited Speakers


Fabio BiancalanaHeriot-Watt University (United Kingdom)
Torsten MeierUniversitat Paderborn (Germany)
Oleg EgorovUniversitat Wurzburg (Germany)
Majid TakiUniversity of Lille (France)
Alexandre KudlinskiUniversity of Lille (France)
Kestutis StaliunasUniversitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain)
Matteo ConfortiUniversity of Lille (France)
Andrei VladimirovWIAS (Germany)
Goery GentyTampere University of Technology (Finland)
Daniil KartashovFriedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany)
Anton HusakouMax Born Institute (Germany)
Boris MantsyzovLomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)
Svetlana GurevichUniversity of Muenster (Germany)
Alexander BalanovLoughborough Unversity (UK)
Alexander ZharovInstitute for Physics of Microstructures (Russia)
Alexey SlunyaevInstitute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Rodislav DribenUniversitat Paderborn (Germany)
Ayhan DemircanLeibniz Universitat Hannover (Germany)
Ihar BabushkinLeibniz Universitat Hannover (Germany)



3. Advanced materials and nanophotonic designs

Organizers: Anvar Zakhidov (University of Texas at Dallas, USA) & Sergey Makarov (ITMO University, Russia)



Invited Speakers

Timur ShegaiChalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
Dimitry KrizhanovskiiUniversity of Sheffield (UK)
Hui DengUniversity of Michigan (USA)
Mikhail NestoklonIoffe Institute (Russia)
Aldo Di CarloUniversity of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)



4. Novel materials and techniques for magnetic resonance imaging

Organizers: Mikhail Zubkov & Anna Andreychenko (ITMO University, Russia)



Invited Speakers

Stefan EnochInstitut Fresnel (France)
Redha AbdeddaimInstitut Fresnel (France)
David BendahanAix-Marseille University (France)
Andreas RenningsUniversity of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Alexandre VignaudCEA (France)
Julien de RosnyInstitut Langevin (France)
Christopher CollinsNew York University (USA)
Qing YangPenn State University (USA)
Manuel Jose Freire RosalesUniversity of Seville (Spain)



Registration to the conference

The Congress organizers will provide a few grants for students and researchers. The Congress registration fees will be waived for grant recipients. The grantee selection will be based on the scientific merits of the applicant's submitted paper(s). To apply for the grant, it is necessary to upload his/her CV by June 15th, 2018. Notifications will be sent by June 25th, 2018. The grant cover/endorsement letter should contain a brief justification of your needs of the financial support. Grantees will be required to declare in written how their grant will be used.


Registration fee

Type Early
(till 30th June 2018)
Late
(from 1st July 2018)
Regular 23 000 RUB (≈350 EUR)

29 000 RUB (≈450 EUR)
Student 16 000 RUB (≈250 EUR) 23 000 RUB (≈350 EUR)

Participants are able to apply for more than one talk. In case if publication of more than one abstract is needed - additional fees will be applied in amount of 60 Euro.

Additional Abstracts:
Accompanying person:
Welcome reception on Monday2000 RUR
Banquet on Thursday3000 RUR
Excurion on Friday1000 RUR
Оплата организационных взносов конференции осуществляется путем безналичного перевода суммы организационного взноса на счёт ООО "Академия" (ИНН: 7838504390). ООО "Академия" является уполномоченным организатором конференции Метанано.

Conference proceedings

The conference proceedings has been published in the AIP Conference Proceedings journal and are available online

Conference program

List of posters


Please print your posters in color on the paper of A1 or A0 (preferred) format.

Venue

Visa

Please fill in visa invitation form in order to get official invitation for visa application.

Please note that we only consider visa invitations for those participants who have submitted their papers abstracts (paper upload) and have paid registration fee.

A foreigner traveling to Russia should have a valid passport (expiry date should be no earlier than 6 months after the date of visitor's departure from Russia) and an appropriate visa (for almost all foreign visitors). The deadline for the Business Visa support from the conference organizers is June 30, 2018.

The visa application rules are different for different types of visas and also depend on country of residence of the applicant:

I. VISA-free entry:

Country of residence:
Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Venezuela, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Cuba, Moldova, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Peru, Serbia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Fiji, Montenegro, Chile, Ecuador, South Korea

II. VISA (you need VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT)

II.I EU-citizens (except for citizens of Denmark, the UK and Ireland)

To get a visa, a visitor has to submit to a Russian Embassy or Consulate an official letter of invitation issued by ITMO University- VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT.

Each participant (and accompanying person) will timely get such a Letter if he (she) ticks this option and fills in the data for the visa support letter and uploads a copy of the pages of a passport with photo in the personal account.

Please, apply for a visa as soon as possible after receiving the invitation to ensure that the visa is issued timely. Please note that the process of issuing the official letter of invitation by ITMO University takes about 5 working days. The invitation letter from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation could take 3 weeks of more.

II.II NON-EU CITIZENS (and citizens of Denmark, the UK and Ireland)

To get a visa, a visitor has to submit to a Russian Embassy or Consulate “an official letter of invitation from the hosting organization registered with either the Russian Ministry of the Interior with its local offices or the Russian Foreign Ministry with its regional representatives”, i.e. issued by the Federal Migration Service- VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT.

Each participant (and accompanying person) will timely get such a Letter if he (she) ticks this option and fills in the data for the visa support letter and uploads a copy of the pages of a passport with photo in the personal account.

Please, apply for a visa as soon as possible after receiving the invitation to ensure that the visa is issued timely. Please note that the process of issuing the official letter of invitation by Federal Migration Service takes about 3 weeks.

Please use following form to receive letter of invitation from conference organizers.

For getting VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT please complete the following steps:

• Prepare a scanned copy of two adjacent pages of your passport which contain your photo, passport number and expiration date. Recommended resolution is 150–300 dpi; file formats: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, tif, tiff, pdf. Please note that size of the uploaded file must not exceed 16Mb.

Extra documents:

  • Copy of Marriage Certificate (in a case of spouse being accompanying person)
  • Copy of Residence (in a case of living outside the Country of Nationality)

• Attach the scanned copy when registering through the form.

• Repeat the above steps for all accompanying persons (please DO NOT omit affiliation, position, address and fax of the institution FOR EMPLOYED, STUDENTS and PUPILS).

• Wait for the response from Organizing Committee

The same information is required for each of accompanying person.

Please, also check that yours and your accompanying persons' medical insurance is valid in Russia.


NECESSARY DATA FOR VISA APPLICATION
(Required in local Russian consulate during visa application)

Full name: Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Abbreviated name: ITMO University

FSRN: 1027806868154

TIN: 7813045547

 

Please fill in visa invitation form in order to get official invitation for visa application.

Contact info

Email: a.slobozhanyuk@metalab.ifmo.ru

199034, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Birjevaja line V.O., 14

Telephone: +7 812 457 17 85

Skype: +61 2 6100 3340

Metamaterials and Nanophotonics Department

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