As a tradition, the OPD2021 program will include both the academy and industry sessions running parallel.

Venues (1st – 3rd Dec):
Wednesday 1.12.2021: University of Turku (UTU), Medisiina D, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, 20520 Turku.
Thursday and Friday 2. – 3.12.2021: Logomo, Junakatu 9, 20100 Turku.

In Logomo (2nd – 3rd Dec):
Academic program and plenaries – Logomo Hall
Industry program – 2nd Dec in Kino Auditorium and 3rd Dec in Move Auditorium (both next to each other)
Exhibition, posters sessions and lunch – Logomo Hall Lobby 

Program for OPD2021

Wednesday 1.12.2021  
16.30-17.30 Registration – University of Turku, Medisiina D, Lobby area
12.00-14.00 Nordic Photonics Meeting – Auditorium ”Alhopuro”
14.00-17.00 PREIN flagship networking event – Auditorium ”Alhopuro”
17.00-18.00 Photonics Finland autumn meeting – Auditorium ”Alhopuro”
18.00-18.10 Welcome speech – Pekka Hänninen – Restaurant & Cafe Flavoria
18.10-18.15 Pauliina Ojansivu – Introduction to Flavoria and Aistikattila – Restaurant & Cafe Flavoria
18.15-20.00Get together – Restaurant & Cafe Flavoria
 Thursday 2.12.2021  
08.00-09.00 Registration – Logomo Hall Lobby (near main doors)
09.00-09.15 Welcome Speech – Photonics Finland
09.15-10.00 Plenary talk: Integrated photonics on glass: from telecom to sensors
Prof. Jean-Emmanuel Broquin, IMEP-LAHC, Université Grenoble  
10.00-10.30 Exhibitor’s pitch – Session 1
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break and Exhibition – Logomo Hall Lobby
11.00-12.20 Parallel sessions: Academic Talks / Industrial Talks
Academic session – Polarisation of classical and quantum light

1. ‘Coherence Poincare sphere’, Jyrki Laatikainen, University of Eastern Finland

2. ‘Photonic angular super-resolution using twisted N00N states’, Markus Hiekkamäki Tampere University

3. ‘Polarization vortex-driven third-harmonic generation from a vertically-aligned semiconductor GaAs nanowire’, Shambhavee Annurakshita, Tampere University

4. ‘Experimental detection of non-Markovianity of single photon polarization by unknown measurement mechanism’, Dr. Henri Lyyra, University of Jyväskylä

Industrial session – Freeform Optics – Kino Auditorium

1. Modelling and design approaches for freeform optics (See Abstract), Csilla Timar-Fulep, Optical Engineer, Zemax Europe Ltd

2. Metrology of Freeform Optics (See Abstract), Antti Lassila, Research team leader, Length metrology, VTT Mikes

3. Freeform metal optics for New Space applications (See Abstract), Matthias Beier, CEO & Co-Founder SpaceOptix GmbH (Germany, Jena) 

4. SMART manufacturing of polymer optics (See Abstract), Lucas Klamer, CCO & Co-Founder, Addoptics B.V. (Netherlands)

12.20-13.00 Lunch  
13.00-14.45 Poster session  
14.45-15.30 Plenary talk: Quantum networks, simulations and computations with spin qubits in diamond
Tim Taminiau, Team leader, QuTech, Delft University, Quantum Internet Division
15.30-16.00 Exhibitor’s pitch – Session 2
16.00-16.30 Coffee break and Exhibition 
16.30-17.50 Parallel sessions: Academic Talks / Industrial Talks
Academic session – Photovoltaics and metamaterials

1. ‘Multiply-resonant second-harmonic generation from periodic plasmonic metasurfaces’, Timo Stolt, Tampere University

2. ‘Low loss three-dimensional fishnet structures via strained induced self-assembled rolled-up nanotechnology’, Daria Briukhanova, Tampere University

3. ‘Hybrid Quasi-3D modeling of Single Junction Photovoltaic Converter’, Veikka Nikander, Tampere University

4. ‘High-Efficiency Four-Junction Solar Cells’, Dr. Arto Aho, Tampere University

Industrial session – Photonics for Food Industry – Kino Auditorium

1. Photonics in digitalized agrifood ecosystemPhD Heikki Aro, R&D Manager (PhD, Food Chemistry), HKScan Corporation, Finland 

2. Integrating sphere near-infrared spectrometer in grain analysis, PhD Kari Jänkälä, CTO, GrainSense Ltd 

3. Digitalizing the food chain: how sensors, measuring and food metadata deliver new value to consumers and agrifood businesses, Mari Sandell, professor, University of Turku & University of Helsinki
17.50-18.00 Short break and Wine serving
18.00-19.00 Women in Optics and Photonics – Logomo Hall 
Program HERE
19.15-20.00 Bus transfer from Logomo to restaurant Göran. Bus stops at Hotel Helmi, Wiklund and Omena (same stop with Scandic Plaza).
 20.00-23.00Dinner in restaurant Göran

Friday 3.12.2021  
7.45-8.30 Photonics Finland Run 
09.15 Logomo doors open 
09.45-10.30 Plenary talk: Tomography using light and sound
Prof. Tanja Tarvainen, Computational Imaging and Modelling, Vice head of the department, University of Eastern Finland,
10.30-11.00 Coffee break and Exhibition 
11.00-12.20 Parallel sessions: Academic Talks / Industrial Talks
Academic session – Sensing and light sources

1. ‘High-resolution photoacoustic spectroscopy of radioactive methane using a mid-infared CW-OPO’, Santeri Larnimaa, University of Helsinki

2. ‘Low-noise octave-spanning mid-infrared supercontinuum generation in a multimode chalcogenide fiber’, Zahra Eslami, Tampere University

3. ‘Double resonant plasmonic lattices for Raman studies’, Kabusure Kabusure, University of Eastern Finland

4. ‘A semiconductor membrane external-cavity surface-emitting laser (MECSEL) with a quantum dot-based gain region emitting around 1.5 µm’, Philipp Tatar-Mathes, Tampere University Foundation Sr

Industrial session – Medical Technologies – Move Auditorium

1. Photonics in wellness industry, Jyrki Schroderus, Director, Polar Electro

2. Detection of twophoton excited fluorescence (See Abstract), Matilda Sipilä, Junior Engineer, ArcDia International

3. MIRACLE – Mid-infrared spectroscopy system for real-time examination and diagnosis of degenerative joint diseases during arthroscopy, Simo Saarakkala, Professor, University of Oulu, Miracle Project

4. Ekspla tunable high repetition rate OPO systems and their application examples for photoacoustic microscopy (See Abstract), Giedrius Kudaba, Program Manager, Ekspla
12.00-14.00 Job Fair  
12.20-13.20 Lunch Break and Exhibition 
13.20-14.40 Parallel sessions: Academic Talks / Industrial Talks
Academic session – LiDAR

1. ‘Supercontinnuum-based Hyperspectral Lidar for Online Combustion Diagnostics’, Abba Saleh, Tampere University

2. ‘Coherent high spectral resolution lidar based on robust tapered fiber amplifier technology’, Kim Kalmankoski, Tampere University

3. ‘Development of optical phased arrays in a micron-scale silicon photonics platform’, Sidra Tul Muntaha, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

4. ‘Finding exciton states from phosphorus doped suspended thin silicon membrane’, Teemu Loippo, University of Jyväskylä

Industrial session – Photonics for Autonomous Processes – Move Auditorium

1. Photonic sensing solutions for industry (See Abstract)Janne Paaso, Principal Scientist, VTT 

2. Photonic sensing solutions for industry (See Abstract)Janne Paaso, Principal Scientist, VTT Photonics in mining industry, Jani Kaartinen, Director – Smart Products and Processes, Outotec 

3. Online photonic sensing solutions for paper industryPekka Suopajärvi, Technology Manager, Valmet Automation

4. Autonomous processes in the optical alignment of ADAS cameras for mass production in the automotive industry (See Abstract), Sebastian Frisch, Development Engineer, Trioptics (Germany)
14.40-15.00 Coffee break 
15.00-15.30 Conference farewell  

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