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The XXXI Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials will be held on June 21-24, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The school, co-organized by the ITMO University and METAMORPHOSE VI AISBL, will be focused on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials. 

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Dates: 21-24 June 2016

Place: St. Petersburg, Russia

Title of the Course:   Nanophotonics and Metamaterials

School Coordinator Prof. Pavel Belov, ITMO University
                                Dr. Andrey Bogdanov, ITMO University

School Secretary:     Mikhail Odit, ITMO University
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  • Andrey Novitsky, Transformation optics without geometric insight 
                                  Towards to the light tractor beams (Belarusian State University, Belarus)

  • Pavel GinzburgCavity Quantum Electrodynamics in Application to Plasmonics and Metamaterials (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
  • Milhail LapineAnalytical modelling of artificial magnetics: homogenisation and boundary effects (University of Tecnology Sydney, Australia)
  • Constantine SimovskiIntroduction to PC 
                                           Band gap Structures

                                           PC in nanophotonics
                                           Pseudolens and superprism  (Aalto University, Finland)

  • Andrei Lavrinenko, Surface waves on stratified media (Technical Univerisity of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Ilya Shadrivov, Tunable metamaterials (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Oleg Mitrofanov, Terahertz technologies for metamaterials research (University College London, UK)
  • Alexander Khanikaev, Photonic topological insulators in two- and three-dimensions 
                                          Acoustic topological insulators (Queens College, USA)

  • Shanhui Fan, Nanophotonics: controlling the flow of light and heat (Standford University, USA)
  • Boris Chichkov, Micro- and nano-laser technology (Laser Zentrum Hannover E.V., Germany)
  • Didier Felbacq, Topological aspects of Bloch theory (University of Montperllier, France)
  • Pavel Belov, All-dielectric metamaterials (ITMO University, Russia)