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Electromagnetic Metamaterials and their Approximations:
Practical and Theoretical Aspects
 

September 22-25, 2008

CSIC Building (#406), Seminar Room 4122.
Directions: home.cscamm.umd.edu/directions

To attend please register/RSVP at:
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Monday, September 22

9:00 - 9:25 COFFEE
MORNING SESSION Chair: Eitan Tadmor (University of Maryland)
9:25 - 9:30 Eitan Tadmor (CSCAMM)
Welcoming Remarks
9:30 - 10:10 Robert Kohn (New York University)
“Near-cloaking by change of variables at finite frequency I: an approach using lossy layers”

[Presentation Slides]
10:15 - 10:55 Matti Lassas (Helsinki University of Technology)
“Existence and non-existence results for invisibility cloaking”
11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:10

Thomas Philbin (Information and Photonics in Erlangen )
“Creating Horizons For Light Using Metamaterials”
[Presentation Slides]

12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH - hosted by CSCAMM
AFTERNOON
SESSION
Chair: Eitan Tadmor (University of Maryland)
2:00 - 2:40

Arthur Yaghjian (Air Force Research Laboratory)
“Alternative Derivation of Electromagnetic Cloaks and Concentrators”
[Presentation Slides]

2:45 - 3:15 COFFEE BREAK
3:15 - 3:55

Jensen Li (University of California, Berkeley)
“A Dielectric Invisibility Carpet”
[Presentation Slides]

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Tuesday, September 23

9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
MORNING SESSION Chair: Dio Margetis (University of Maryland)
9:30 - 10:10 Michael Vogelius (Rutgers University)
“Estimates for the Effect of Small Electromagnetic Inhomogeneities and their Relevance to Approximate Cloaking”
[Presentation Slides]
10:15 - 10:55 Daniel Onofrei (University of Utah)
“Near-cloaking by change of variables at finite frequency II: numerical assessment, success, and limitations”
11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:10 Oscar Bruno (California Institute of Technology)
“Negative refraction and high-performance PDE solvers: Superlens cloaking of small dielectric bodies”
12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH BREAK
AFTERNOON
SESSION
Chair: Dio Margetis (University of Maryland)
2:00 - 2:40

Che Ting Chan (Hong Kong University of Science)
“Some ideas to manipulate waves using the transformation media concept”
[Presentation Slides]

2:45 - 3:15 COFFEE BREAK
EVENING
ACTIVITIES

6:30 DINNER AT  FRANKLIN'S RESTAURANT

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Wednesday, September 24

9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
MORNING SESSION Chair:   Michael Vogelius (Rutgers University)
9:30 - 10:10 Allan Greenleaf (University of Rochester)
“Isotropic transformation optics and approximate cloaking”

[Presentation Slides]
10:15 - 10:55 Michael Weinstein (Columbia University)
“Resonance Problems for Microstructures in Linear and Nonlinear Photonics”
11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:10 Panel discussion
12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH - hosted by CSCAMM
2:00 - 3:00

CSCAMM Seminar
Yonatan Sivan (Tel-Aviv University)
“Qualitative and quantitative analysis of stability and instability dynamics of positive lattice solitons”
[Presentation Slides]

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Thursday, September 25

9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
MORNING SESSION Chair: Radu Balan  (University of Maryland)
9:30 - 10:10 Graeme Milton (University of Utah)
“Solutions in folded geometries, and associated cloaking due to anomalous resonance”
10:15 - 10:55 Alexander Kildishev (Purdue University)
"Transformation Media for the Extreme Control of Light"
11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:10 Igor Smolyaninov (BAE Systems)
“Two-dimensional cloaking in the visible frequency range”
12:15 CLOSING

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