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2014 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry Stefan Hell to attend international conference of Romanian Academy

The 2014 Noble Prize winner in Chemistry Stefan Hell, an honorary member of the Romanian Academy, will be attending the triennial ROMOPTO international Micro/NanoPhotonics conference on optics and lasers that is held in Romania.

A special guest of the conference organised by the Romanian Academy, Hell will deliver a speech on Friday at 10:00hrs, local, called “Optical microscopy: the resolution revolution”.

The opening of the conference will be held Tuesday at the Auditorium of the Romanian Academy in the presence of Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis and Chairman of the Romanian Academy Ionel-Valentin Vlad, the Press Office of the Romanian Academy reports.

Also confirming their presence in the conference are prof. Anton Zeilinger (Vienna University, a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences); prof. Mordechai Segev (Technion – Institute of Technology of Israel); prof. Christos Flytzanis (Pierre and Marie Currie University of Paris); prof. Govind P. Agrawal (Rochester University of US), as well as prof. Nicolae Zamfir, director of the ELI-NP Magurele extreme light infrastructure.

“Organised September 1-4, the conference is an excellent opportunity for optics and laser experts to discuss their latest research results, develop interdisciplinary exchanges and assess prospects for applications,” the Academy reports.

The schedule of the conference comprises roundtable conferences on special matters, such as lasers and radiation sources, Nanophotonics and Quantum Optics, Nonlinear Optics, Biophotonics and Optoelectronics, with plenary expert sessions and simultaneous working sessions.

Organisers are the Physics Section of the Romanian Academy, the Magurele National Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics Institute (INFLPR), the Physics Faculty of the Bucharest University, the Bucharest School of Polytechnics, the Romanian Physics Association and the INFLPR students’ association affiliated with the Optical Society of America, Agerpres informs.

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