Presentations
Talks and slides

  • 2018
  • Epsilon-Near-Zero Materials: How Light Behaves When the Refractive Index Vanishes, Presented at the Emil Wolf Memorial Workshop, University of Rochester, August 14, 2018. [PDF]
  • Physics and Applications of Epsilon-Near-Zero Materials, Presented at the SYMPOSIUM FOR THE SCIENCE OF LIGHT, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, July 23, 2018, July 23, 2018. [PDF]
  • Quantum Key Distribution with Full Laguerre-Gauss Encoding, OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, Orlando, FL, USA, June 26, 2018. [PDF]
  • Tutorial on Nonlinear Optics, Max-Planck University of Ottawa Centre for Extreme and Quantum Photonics Summer School, June 18, 2018. [PDF]
  • Nonlinear Optical Metastructures, Photonics North, Montreal QC, June 6, 2018. [PDF]
  • Some new results in nonlinear optics: epsilon-near-zero materials, preventing beam filamentation, and the nature of rogue waves, Presented at the International Conference on Metaphotonics, Hunan University, Changsha, P.R. China, May 29, 2018. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at Hunan University, Changsha, P.R. China, May 28, 2018. [PDF]
  • Paul Corkum and the Photonics Program at the University of Ottawa, Symposium on Recollision Physics, Montebello QC, May 8, 2018. [PDF]
  • Laser Beam Filamentation: Overview and Recent Results, SPIE Defense + Security Symposium, Orlando FL, USA, April 19, 2018. [PDF]
  • What’s New in Nonlinear Optics, CERC Seminar , March 25, 2018. [PDF]
  • What’s New in Nonlinear Optics, Department of Physics, University of Maryland, March 13, 2018. [PDF]
  • Some New Advances in Slow and Fast Light, Presented at OPTO, Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, January 29, 2018. [PDF]
  • Generation of Caustics and Rogue Waves from Nonlinearity, PQE-18, Snowbird, Utah, USA, January 8, 2018. [PDF]
  • 2017
  • Quantum Imaging, New Frontiers in Quantum Imaging Symposium, Glasgow, September 25, 2017. [PDF]
  • Hanbury Brown and Twiss Interferometry with Twisted Light, Presented at ICOAM17, 4th International Conference on Optical Angular Momentum, Anacapri, Italy,, September 18, 2017. [PDF]
  • University of Ottawa CERC Program in Quantum Photonics: Seven Great Years, Presented at the CERC Summit, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, August 17, 2017. [PDF]
  • Beyond the perturbative description of the nonlinear optical response of highly nonlinear, Presented at the OSA Nonlinear Optics Topical Meeting, July 17, 2017. [PDF]
  • Weak Values and Measurement of the Photon’s Wavefunction, Presented at Princeton-TAMU Symposium on Quantum Physics and Engineering, Princeton University, June 17, 2017. [PDF]
  • Nonlinear Optics of Epsilon-Near-Zero Materials Robert W. Boyd, Presented at Foundations of Nonlinear Optics 2017, University of The Bahamas, May 25, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at Northwestern University, May 5, 2017. [PDF]
  • Hanbury Brown and Twiss Interferometry with Twisted Light, Presented at the Banff International Research Station Workshop on Quantum Field Framework for Structured Light Interactions, April 28, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at the Physics Department Colloquium, University of Oklahoma, April 13, 2017. [PDF]
  • Interaction of ultrashort laser pulses with epsilon-near-zero materials, Presented at the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, April 11, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at the Technion Symposium Series, Haifa, Israel, March 2, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented in the IEEE Photonic Society Distinguished Lecturer Series, Australia, March 1, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging, Presented at OASIS 6, Tel Aviv, Israel, February 27, 2017. [PDF]
  • High-Capacity, Free-Space Quantum Key Distribution Based on Spatial and Polarization Encoding, Presented at the ONR Quantum Information Science Review, Arlington Virginia, February 17, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging Quantum Imaging, Structured Light Fields, and Materials and, Presented at the Norgegian Defence Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway, February 6, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging, Presented at Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, February 2, 2017. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging, Presented at OPTO, Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 1, 2017. [PDF]
  • Large Optical Nonlinearity of Indium Tin Oxide in its Epsilon-Near-Zero Spectral Region, Presented at the 47th Winter Colloquium on the Phyics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird, Utah, USA, January 13, 2017. [PDF]
  • 2016
  • Quantum Imaging, Presented at the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland Campus, December 12, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum information with structured light, Presented at the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland Campus, December 12, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging, Structured Light Fields, and Materials and Structures for Quantum Sensing, Presented at the DTRA Quantum Sensing Initiative Workshop, Lorton, VA, December 1, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging and Self-Action Effects in Nonlinear Optics, Presented at the Nonlinear Optics Lecture Series of the Ottawa Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society, November 9, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at the OSA Meeting on Lasers in Sensing and Communication, Boston, Mass, November 1, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at the First International Conference on Optics, Photonics, and Materials, Nice, France, October 28, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging (with imaging interpreted broadly), Presented at the Joint OSA Frontiers in Optics and APS/DLS Laser Science Meeting, October 21, 2016. [PDF]
  • Nonlinear Optics and Laser Science, Presented at the Joint OSA Frontiers in Optics and APS/DLS Laser Science Meeting, October 20, 2016. [PDF]
  • Structured Materials and Structured Light for Quantum Photonics, Presented at the Nonlinear Optics Lecture Series of the Ottawa Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society, October 12, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at the Nonlinear Optics Lecture Series of the Ottawa Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society, September 14, 2016. [PDF]
  • Filamentation: Historical Perspectives and Recent Results, Presented at COFIL 2016, 6th International Symposium on Filamentation, September 9, 2016. [PDF]
  • Research in Quantum Photonics, Presented at the Leuchs Division Ringberg Retreat and 2016 MPC Annual Meeting, July 18, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging and New Photonic Material, Presented at the 23rd Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics, Orthodox Academy of Crete, July 1, 2016. [PDF]
  • Some Topics in Quantum Photonics, Presented at the Conference on Concepts and Paradoxes in a Quantum Universe, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, ON, June 24, 2016. [PDF]
  • The Promise of Quantum Nonlinear Optics Structured Light and Strutured Materials for Quantum Photonics, Presented the 2016 CAP Congress, Ottawa ON, June 14, 2016. [PDF]
  • Advances in Quantum Nonlinear Optics, Presented at Photonics North, Québec City, May 24, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Imaging, Presented at the Royal Society Meeting on Quantum Technology for the 21st Century, May 9, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at the IMPRS symposium for the Science of Light, April 26, 2016. [PDF]
  • Phase-Sensitive Quantum Imaging Using Thermal Light Fields, Presented at CERC Group Meeting, April 20, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Presented at Applied Physics Colloquium, Harvard University, March 4, 2016. [PDF]
  • New Results in Quantum Photonics, Presented at Canada-Israel Workshop on Photonics Research, University of Ottawa, March 3, 2016. [PDF]
  • Slow-Light-Enhanced Spectrometers and Photon Drag in Slow-Light Media, Presented at Photonics West OPTO, February 18, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Properties of Twisted Light, Presented at Photonics West OPTO, February 17, 2016. [PDF]
  • Quantum Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optics Meets the Quantum World, Plenary Presentation at OPTO, Photonics West, San Francisco CA, February 13, 2016. [PDF]
  • The Promise of Quantum Imaging, Presented at the International School on the Foundations of Physics, University of Ottawa, February 11, 2016. [PDF]
  • 2015
  • Slow-Light-Enhanced Spectral Interferometers, Presented at the Innovation and Technology Information Exchange, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, December 10, 2015. [PDF]
  • High-Capacity, Free-Space Quantum Key Distribution Based on Spatial and Polarization Encoding, Presented at the ONR Quantum Information Science Review, Arlington Virginia, December 9, 2015. [PDF]
  • High-Capacity, Free-Space Quantum Key Distribution Based on Spatial and Polarization Encoding, Presented at the ONR Quantum Information Science Review, Arlington Virginia, December 9, 2015. [PDF]
  • New Results in Nanophotonics, Presented at the Nano Ontario Conference, November 5, 2015. [PDF]
  • Quantum Properties of the Orbital Angular Momentum of Light, Presented at the 600th WE-Heraeus-Seminar, Frontiers of Quantum Optics, Physikzentrum Bad Honned, Germany, October 30, 2015. [PDF]
  • Research in Quantum Nonlinear Optics, Presented at the Institute of Optics Graduate Seminar, October 22, 2015. [PDF]
  • Charles Townes: Father of the Field of Photonics, Presented at Frontiers in Optics, San Jose, October 18, 2015. [PDF]
  • Observation of Optical Polarization Möbius Strips, Presented at ICOAM New York, USA, August 4, 2015. [PDF]
  • Structured Materials and Structured Light for Photonics, Presented at META’15 New York, USA, August 4, 2015. [PDF]
  • Charles Townes: Creator of the Discipline of Photonics, Presented at The Charles H. Townes Centennial Celebration Symposium, University of California at Berkeley, August 2, 2015. [PDF]
  • Unity-Order Intensity-Dependent Change in Refractive Index in Indium-Tin Oxide at its Epsilon-Near-Zero Wavelength, Presented at the OSA Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Optics, Kauai, Hawaii, USA, July 26, 2015. [PDF]
  • Quantum Walks and Wavepacket Dynamics on a Lattice with Twisted Photons, Presented at Photonics North, Ottawa ON Canada, June 11, 2015. [PDF]
  • How Do Basic Nonlinear Optical Processes Lead to Atmospheric Lasing?, Presented at CLEO, San Jose, USA, May 11, 2015. [PDF]
  • Introduction to Nonlinear Optics, Presented at Les Houches, April 20, 2015. [PDF]
  • Research in Quantum Photonics Robert Boyd, Presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Canada Excellence Research Chairs, University of Waterloo, April 14, 2015. [PDF]
  • High Capacity Quantum Cryptography Carrying more than One Bit Per Photon, Presented at the Rochester Astronomy Club Meeting, April 3, 2015. [PDF]
  • High Capacity Quantum Cryptography Carrying more than One Bit Per Photon, Presented to the US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) studying “Utility of Quantum Systems for the Air Force”, March 25, 2015. [PDF]
  • Weak Values and Direct Measurement of the Quantum Wavefunction, Presented at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan,Iran, February 17, 2015. [PDF]
  • Introduction to Nonlinear Optics, Presented at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran, February 15, 2015. [PDF]
  • Optical Forces and Fresnel Drag in Atomic Vapor “ Slow-Light” Media, Presented at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran, February 15, 2015. [PDF]
  • Weak Values and Direct Measurement of the Quantum Wavefunction, Presented at Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 11, 2015. [PDF]
  • Optical Forces and Fresnel Drag in Atomic Vapor “Slow-Light” Media, Presented at Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 10, 2015. [PDF]
  • Optical Forces and Fresnel Drag in Atomic Vapor “Slow-Light” Media, Presented at Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation, Wien, Österreich, January 30, 2015. [PDF]
  • Optical Forces and Fresnel Drag in Atomic Vapor “Slow-Light” Media, Presented at Trends in Optical Micromanipulation III, Obergurgl, Tyrol, Austria, January 27, 2015. [PDF]
  • Observation of Optical Polarization Möbius Strips, Presented at the 45th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, – Snowbird, Utah, USA, January 8, 2015. [PDF]
  • Observation of Optical Polarization Möbius Strips, Presented at the 45th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, – Snowbird, Utah, USA, January 8, 2015. [PDF]
  • Interaction-Free Ghost Imaging Frédéric Bouchard, Harjaspreet Mand, Ebrahim Karimi,, Presented at the 46th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird Utah, January 8, 2015. [PDF]