Seminars

3rd International Conference on Photoalignment and Photopattening of Soft Materials (PhoSM 2018)
Invited Talk
Tampere, Finland, June 11-14, 2018

7th Multifrequency AFM Conference
Expert Contribution
Madrid, Spain, April 18-20, 2018

SPIE Photonics WEST
Invited Talk: Structuring Light with Dielectric Metasurfaces
San Francisco, California, January 28, 2017

New England Society of Microscopy
Invited Seminar: Exploring Photon-less Optical Microscopy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 17, 2016

CIQM Quantum Seminar
Invited Seminar: "Photon-less" Spectroscopy with applications to 2D Materials and Nano-optics
Harvard University, October 13, 2016

The 15th International Conference on Nanoimprint & Nanoprint Technology - NNT 2016
Keynote Lecture: Planar Photonics with metasurfaces
Braga, Portugal, 26 - 28 September, 2016

The 14th International conference of Near-Field Optics, Nanophotonics and Related Techniques - NFO-14
Oral Contribution: "Photon-less" Optical Nano-imaging
Hamamatsu, Japan, 4-8 September, 2016

Laser Science to Photonic Applications - CLEO 2016
Oral Contribution: Polarization-switchable visible vortex beams from a dielectric metasurface
San Jose, California (USA), 5-10 June, 2016

8th Annual Conference of the IEE Photonics Society
Invited Talk: Controlled steering and focusing of Surface Plasmons with Metasurfaces
Reston, Virginia (USA), 4 -8 October, 2015

FISMAT, Italian National Conference on Condensed Matter Physiscs
Invited Talk: Adaptive Soft Matter: from self-structuring to optical materials
Palermo, Italy, September 28 - October 2, 2015

5th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials
Invited Talk: Polarization Control and Wavefront Engineering of Surface Plasmon Polaritons with Metasurfaces
Seefeld (Tirol), Austria, 5 - 8 January, 2015

1st International Conference on Photoalignment and Photopatterning in Soft Materials: Basic Understanding and Applications
Invited Talk: Light-induced complex surface patterning of azobenzene-containing polymers
Hong Kong, 29 November - 2 December, 2014

13th International Conference on NearField Optics, Nanophotonics, and Related Techniques (NFO-13)
Oral Contribution: Asymmetric excitation of Surface Plasmon Polaritons from V-shaped apertured antennas
Salt Lake City, Utah, 31 August - 4 September, 2014 

NanoPhotonics/MultiProbe Workshop
Invited Talk: Structuring surface waves by means of straight and V-shaped apertured antennas
Boston College, Boston 21 - 22 July, 2014

Fotonica 2014, Convegno Italiano delle Tecnologie Fotoniche - XVI edizione
Invited Talk: Light-Induced Structuring of Azobenzene-Containing Polymer Films
Napoli, 12-14 April 2014

Material Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS 2013) 
Oral contribution: Sub-wavelength patterning of azobenzene-polymers for photonic application Helical wavefront- sensitive material displacement on the surface of an azo-polymer film under optical vortex illumination
Boston, Massachusetts (USA) (2013) 

International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA2013)
Oral Contribution: Large scale micro- and nano- structuring of azobenzene-containing polymer films
Ischia (Italy), October 6-11, 2013

TECNICHE DI MICROSCOPIA INNOVATIVE E A RISOLUZIONE ATOMICA
Invited Lecture: Scanning Near-field Optical MicroscopyCNR, Genova (Italy), December 13-14, 2012

MAMA-Hybrids - Multifunctional Hybrids And Organics
Oral contribution: Helical wavefront-sensitive material displacement on the surface of an azo-polymer film under optical vortex illumination
Ischia (Italy), October 22-24, 2012

XCVIII Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Fisica
Invited Talk: Large scale micro- and nano- structuring of azobenzene- containing polymer films
Napoli (Italy), September 17-21, 2012

Material Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS 2011) 
Oral contribution: Sub-wavelength patterning of azobenzene-polymers for photonic applications
Boston, Massachusetts (USA) (2011)

Material Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS 2011)
Oral contribution: Probing optical field-distributions produced by twisted liquid crystals cells by means of metallic nano-probes
Boston, Massachusetts (USA) (2011)

Material Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS 2011)
Oral contribution: One- and Two-photons micro-structuring of polymers containing photoluminescent-chromophores and azobenzene-moieties
Boston, Massachusetts (USA) (2011)

Università degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno (Italy)
Seminar: Sample manipulation and local illumination High-resolution Optical Microscopy (2011)

Istituto di Biochimica delle Proteine (CNR-IBP), Napoli (Italy)
Seminar: High-resolution Optical Microscopy: sample manipulation and local illumination (2011)

11th ICATPP Conference on Astroparticle, Particle, Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications 
Invited Talk: Employing Carbon Nano-Tubes in new nano-structured radiation detectors 
Villa Olmo - Como (Italy) (2009)

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN)
Seminar: Sub-micron optical patterning of polymers: thermal effects limiting NSOM probes and new materials/method combinationsMassachusetts Institute of Technology 
Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) (2009)

Material Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS 2009)
Oral contribution: Photoconductivity in a Multi Walled Carbon Nano-Tubes Prototype Device under Ultraviolet-visible-near infrared Radiation
Boston, Massachusetts (USA) (2009)

Material Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS 2009)
Oral contribution: Mass Migration induced by Two-photon Absorption into a Polymer Containing Y-shape Azo-chromophores
Boston, Massachusetts (USA) (2009)

Joint Conferences on Advanced Materials, 6th Workshop on Functional and Nanostructured Materials (FNMA09) and 10th Conference on Intermolecular and Magnetic Interactions in Matter (IMIM09)
Oral contribution: Optical Trapping of Carbon Nano-Tubes of Specific Spectral CharacteristicsSulmona L'Aquila (Italy) (2009)

International Conference on Electronic Materials, IUMRS-ICEM 2008
Oral contribution: A prototype radiation detector based on Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Sydney (Australia) (2008)

School of Graduate Studies "Galileo Galilei", Dipartimento di Fisica "E. Fermi"
Seminar: Results and perspectives on Near-field Optical Microscopy 
Università di Pisa, Pisa (Italy) (2008)

First Mediterranean Photonics Conference
Oral contribution: Results and perspectives on Scanning Near-field Optical Lithography
Ischia (Italy) (2008)

9th International Conference on Near-field Optics, Nanophotonics & Related Techniques, NFO-9
Oral contribution: Real time monitoring of mass migration on azo-polymers films upon near-field excitation
Lausanne (Switzerland) (2006)

Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Seminar: Scanning Near-field Optical Microscopy (SNOM): imaging and lithography
Napoli (Italy) (2006)

Department of Electronics Science
Seminar: Recent tests on nano-lithography and thermal effects by SNOM aperture probes University of Kyoto, Kyoto (Japan) (2005)

International Conference on Quantum Electronics and the Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, IQEC/CLEO-PR 2005
Oral contribution: Thermal effects in near-field optical microscopy experiments
Tokyo (Japan) (2005)

International Conference on Quantum Electronics and the Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, IQEC/CLEO-PR 2005
Oral contribution: Real-time monitoring of mass migration on the free surface of azo-based polymer films via near field microscopy
Tokyo (Japan) (2005)