Outreach

Invited Talks
46.
I. Kaminer, Ultrafast coherent free electrons as probes of nanostructures, Pacifichem, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 2020.[postponed]
45. I. Kaminer, Ultrastrong coupling of electrons and 2D polaritons, METANANO2020, Tbilisi, Georgia, September 2020. [online]
44.
I. Kaminer, Ultrafast coherent free electrons as probes of nanostructures, Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials Workshop, Rehovot (Weizmann), Israel, August 2020.[online]
43.
A. Gorlach, I. Kaminer, Implications of Quantum Optics in High Harmonic Generation, SPIE Active Photonic Platforms XII, San Diego, California, August 2020.[online]
42.
I. Kaminer, Enhanced scintillators using the Purcell effect and novel Cherenkov phenomena, SPIE ULTIMA, San Diego, California, August 2020. (** Keynote talk) [postponed]
41.
I. Kaminer, title to be announced, The 54th Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Microscopy, Haifa, Israel, May 2020.[postponed]
40.
N.Rivera, C.Roques-Carmes, I.Kaminer, M.Soljačić, Toward Nanophotonic Free-Electron Lasers,  CLEO, San Jose, California, May 2020. (**upgraded to an invited “highlighted talk“) 
39.
R.Dahan, S.Nehemia, M.Shentcis, O.Reinhardt, Y.Adiv, K.Wang, O.Beer, Y.Kurman, X.Shi, M.Lynch, I.Kaminer, Observation of the Stimulated Quantum Cherenkov Effect,  CLEO, San Jose, California, May 2020. (**upgraded to an invited “highlighted talk“) 
38.
Y. Kurman and I. Kaminer, Strong Coupling by Nonlocal Light–Matter Interactions, Strong coupling with organic molecules (SCOM2020), Gothenburg Sweden, April 2020.[postponed]
37.
K. Wang and I. Kaminer, Free-Electron Quantum Optics: Theory and Experiments, PIERS, Xiamen, China, December 2019.
36.
I. Kaminer, Light-Matter Interactions of Free Electrons: Opportunities for Scintillators,Workshop on scintillator metastructures, CERN November 2019.
35. I. Kaminer, Observation of quantum features in laser-driven electron acceleration, ACHIP, Hamamatsu, Japan, 2019.
34.
R. Dahan, K. Wang, M. Shentcis and I. Kaminer, Ultrastrong Coupling of Free Electrons in the Ultrafast Transmission Electron Microscope, EBSN, Orsay, France, September 2019.
33.
O. Reinhardt, R. Dahen, I. Kaminer, Shaping Electron Wavepackets with Light: Theory and Experiments, Ottawa, Canada, June 2019.
32.
K. Wang, R. Dahan, M. Shentcis, Y. Kauffmann, I. Kaminer, Transmission Nearfield Optical Microscopy (TNOM) of Photonic Crystal Bloch Modes,  CLEO, San Jose, California, May 2019. (*postdeadline)
31.
I. Kaminer, The Ultrafast TEM: Optical Spectroscopy inside the TEM, Weizmann Advanced Imaging Inaugural Conference, Rehovot (Weizmann), Israel, April 2019.
30.
I. Kaminer, Dungeons, Dragons, and Quantum Electrodynamics, Novel Concepts in Photonics Research (NCPR), Ein Gedi, Israel, February 2019.
29.
I. Kaminer, Polaritons in 2D materials for ultrafast light-matter interactionsWinter School on 2D Materials, Rehovot, Israel January  2019.
28.
I. Kaminer, Nanophotonic particle detectors and nanophotonic light sources, NANOMETA, Seefeld, Austria, January 2019.
27.
I. Kaminer, Novel nanophotonic light sources, NANO.2018.IL, Jerusalem, Israel, October 2018.
26.
I. Kaminer, Ultrastrong coupling of electrons and 2D polaritons, Days on Diffraction 2018, Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 2018.
25.
I. Kaminer, Shaping electron wavepackets with light; Shaping light with electron wavepackets, International Conference on Electron Beam Shaping in Space and Time, Juelich, Germany, May 2018. (** Keynote talk)
24.
I. Kaminer, Ultrafast light-matter interactions with 2D polaritons, Annual symposium on Quantum Science and Quantum Engineering, Haifa (Technion), Israel, May 2018.
23.
I. Kaminer, Controlling Ultrafast Light-Matter Interactions of 2D Polaritons and Free Electrons, Workshop on Light and Matter, Ariel, Israel, March 2018.
22.
I. Kaminer, Controlling Light-Matter Interactions with 2D Polaritons, Accelerator-on-a-Chip (ACHIP) Applications Workshop, Villigen (Paul Scherrer Institute), Switzerland, March 2018.
21.
L. J. Wong, K.-H. Hong, S. Carbajo, A. Fallahi, P. Piot, M. Soljačić, J. Joannopoulos, F. X. Kaertner, I. Kaminer, Linear-Field Particle Acceleration in Free Space by Spatiotemporally Structured Laser Pulses, CLEO, San Jose, California, May 2018.
20.
L. J. Wong and I. Kaminer, Abruptly Focusing Electromagnetic Hotspots: The First Exact Wavepacket Solution to Maxwell’s Equations, 39th PIERS, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Singapore, Singapore, November 2017.
19.
I. Kaminer, Shaping light and matter to control light-matter interactions, EBSN2017, Barcelona, Spain, October 2017.
18.
I. Kaminer, Topologically Enabled Light-Matter Interactions, METANANO, Vladivostok, Russia, September 2017.
17.
I. Kaminer, Extreme light-matter interactions in 2D materials, Nanophotonics of 2D Materials (N2D), San Sebastián, Spain, August 2017.
16.
I. Kaminer, Extreme and ultrafast light-matter interactions in 2D Materials, The 31st Umbrella Symposium, Aachen, Germany, July 2017.
15.
I. Kaminer*, S. E. Kooi*, A. Massuda, C. Roques-Carmes, R. Shiloh, B. Zhen, Y. Shen, R. Remez, S. A. Skirlo, Y. Yang, K.K. Berggren, J. D. Joannopoulos, A. Arie, and M. Soljačić, Smith-Purcell radiation in the presence of short-range disorder and from low-energy electrons, META’17 the 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, Seoul, South Korea, July 2017.
14.
I. Kaminer and M. Soljačić, Novel nanophotonic light sources, 19th Photonics North Conference, Ottawa, Canada, June 2017.
13.
I. Kaminer, The Ultrafast Transmission Electron Microscope: Probing Extreme Light-Matter Interactions, The 51st Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Microscopy, Rehovot, Israel, May 2017.
12.
I. Kaminer, Graphene plasmons for extreme light-matter interactions, GRAPHENE2017, Barcelona, Spain, March 2017.
11.
N. Rivera*, I. Kaminer*, and M. Soljacic, Turning Forbidden Transitions into Dominant Transitions: Towards Efficient Sources of Entangled Light, The 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (NANOMETA), Seefeld, Austria, January 2017. (** contributed submission upgraded to an invited “Breakthrough Talk”)
10.
I. Kaminer, 2D plasmons for extreme light-matter interactions, NG Next Workshop: Physics of Light-Matter Interaction & Excited State Dynamics, Los Angeles, California, October 2016.
9.
I. Kaminer, Shaping light and matter to control light-matter interactions, Free Electron Quantum Optics Workshop, Half Moon Bay, California, October 2016.
8.
I. Kaminer, Photonic crystals, graphene, and new effects in Cherenkov radiation, 9th International Workshop on Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detectors (RICH), Bled, Slovenia, September 2016.
7.
I. Kaminer, Plasmons in 2D materials for extreme light-matter interactions and novel IR to X-ray sources, The Forth International Conference Nonlinear Waves – Theory and Applications, Beijing, China, June 2016.
6.
I. Kaminer, Shaping light and matter to control light-matter interactions, WE-Heraeus-Seminar on “Interaction of shaped electron wavefunctions with light and matter”, Bad Honnef, Germany, June 2016.
5.
I. Kaminer, Toward Graphene Plasmon-Based Free-Electron IR to X-ray Sources, Review of the MIT/MTL Center of Graphene Devices and 2D Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2015.
4.
M. Segev, I. Kaminer, E. Greenfield, Y. Lumer, R. Bekenstein, J. Nemirovsky, and U. Bar-Ziv, Accelerating Wavepackets, Laser Science (LS), FiO LS, San Jose, California, October 2015.
3.
I. Kaminer, Controlling the radiation and lifetime of relativistic particles by shaping their wavepackets, The 9th IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory, Athens, Georgia, April 2015.
2.
I. Kaminer, Shaping Light in Complex Settings, Laser Science (LS), FiO LS, Tucson, Arizona, October 2014. (** in the 2014 APS-DLS Session for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Laser Science)
1.
I. Kaminer, J. Nemirovsky, K. G. Makris, and M. Segev, Self-Accelerating Beams in Photonic Crystal Slabs, CLEO, San Jose, California, June 2013. (** contributed submission upgraded to an invited talk)
Seminars
28. “Free-Electron Quantum Optics”, The Quantum Science and Engineering (QFARM) seminar, Stanford, August 2020. [online]
27. “Free-Electron Quantum Optics”, Diller Quantum Seminar, Technion, August 2020. [online]
26.
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar) Title to be announced, Bar Ilan University, June 2020. [postponed]
25.
Free-Electron Quantum Optics: basic science and new applications“, NTU (Singapore), January 2020.
24.
(3 seminars) “Free-Electron Quantum Optics: basic science and new applications“, SIOM-CAS, SJTU and ZJU (China), December 2019.
23.
(Physics Colloquium) “Quantum information in electron microscopes,“ Bar Ilan University, November (2019).
22.
 “Novel Nanophotonics in the Ultrafast Transmission Electron Microscope,” Weizmann (Israel), November 2018.
21.
(L4G seminar) “Topologically Enabled Light-Matter Interactions,” ICFO (Spain), June 2018.
20.
Enhancing particle detectors with nanophotonics? graphene and photonic-crystals,” Weizmann (Israel), March 2018.
19.
The Technion’s Ultrafast Transmission Electron Microscope: Probing Extreme Light-Matter Interactions,” Technion (Israel), February 2018.
18.
(2 seminars) “Polaritons in 2D materials for extreme light-matter interactions,” Harvard (Massachusetts); and ICFO (Spain), October 2017.
17.
Novel nanophotonic light sources,” Max Planck Institute Stuttgart (Germany), July 2017.
16.
Extreme and ultrafast light-matter interactions in 2D materials,” Refael (Israel), May 2017.
15.
Extreme light-matter interactions using polaritons in 2D materials,” EPFL (Switzerland), March 2017
14.
Graphene plasmons for extreme light-matter interactions,” NIST (Maryland), August 2016.
13.
Shaping light for extreme light-matter interactions and novel IR to X-ray sources,” Zhejiang University (China), July 2016.
12.
2D plasmons for extreme light-matter interactions,” Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Science (China), June 2016.
11.
Photonic crystals, graphene, and new effects in Cherenkov radiation,” Detector Seminar (CERN), April 2016.
10.
Shrinking & shaping light for extreme interactions in classical and quantum electrodynamics,” Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), April 2016.
9.
Shaping light for extreme light-matter interactions and novel IR to X-ray sources,” Technion (Israel), January 2016.
8.
(3 seminars) “Plasmons in 2D materials for extreme light-matter interactions and novel IR to X-ray sources,” Weizmann Institute of Science, Technion, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), January 2016.
7.
(2 seminars) “Monoenergetic laser-driven linear acceleration of electron bunches in free space,” Stanford SLAC and Berkeley LBNL (California), October 2015.
6.
Self-Accelerating Beams in Optics and Beyond,” Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (Singapore), July 2015.
5.
(2 seminars) “Shaping the wavepackets of relativistic particles: altering their lifetime and radiation,” KAIST and Institute for Basic Science (Korea); NTU (Singapore), July 2015.
4.
(4 seminars) “Controlling the radiation and lifetime of relativistic particles by shaping their wavepackets,” AMOLF and University of Twente (Netherlands); University of Antwerp (Belgium); and Research Centre Juelich (Germany), April 2015.
3.
(2 seminars) “Quantum Theory of Cherenkov Radiation, Spectral Cutoff and Resonances,” Weizmann Institute of Science, Technion, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), January 2015
2.
Quantum Theory of Cherenkov Radiation, Spectral Cutoff and Resonances,” Tel Aviv University (Israel), December 2014.
1.
Self-accelerating wavepackets: from Maxwell to Dirac,” JILA, (Colorado), April 2013.; and Weizmann (Israel), May 2013.
Organization of Scientific Meetings
5. 2021, ICOAM, Tampere University, Finland

  • Member of the scientific committee
4.

2020, METANANO, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Co-organizer for a session “Free-Electron-Driven Light-Matter Interaction”
3.

2019, PhotonIcs & Electromagnetics Research Symposium(PIERS), Xiamen, China

  • Co-organizer for a session “Novel ways to control light-matter interactions”
2.
2017-2018, OSA Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California
  • Member of the CLEO 2018 Nano-Optics and Plasmonics Subcommittee
  • CLEO has annually more than 4,000 attendees, 200 exhibitors and 2,000 research presentations
1.
2015, Frontiers in Optics and Laser Science Conference (FiO), San Jose, California
  • Laser Science Program Committee and Session Organizer: “Accelerating Beams in Optics and Beyond”
  • FiO has annually ~100 sessions and more than 600 research presentations
Patents 
8.
Scintillation emission control using the Purcell effect, provisional stage
7.
X-ray radiation source system and method for design of the same, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/899,249 (Sept. 2019)
6.
Efficient Smith-Purcell Radiation Sources and Enhancement Methods, U.S. Application No.: 62/480709 (Apr. 2017).
5.
Temporally Diffracting Electromagnetic Beams, Technical disclosure application ID SIM/Z/09747 (Aug. 2016).
4.
Apparatus and Methods for Spectroscopy and Broadband Light Emission Using Two-Dimensional Plasmon Fields, U.S. Application No.: 62/266762 (Dec. 2015).
3.
A Method for Guiding Nano and Micro Scale Objects Based on Externally Controlled Multi-Directional Environment Gradients, U.S. Application No.: 62/208908 (Aug. 2015).
2.
Improving Electron Microscopy by Shaping Electronic Wavefunctions, U.S. Application No.: 62/158591 (Apr. 2015).
1.
Novel Radiation Sources from the Interaction of Electron Beams with Surface Plasmon Systems, U.S. Application No. 62/111180 (Feb. 2015).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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