2017

2016

2015

  • Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium, PIERS 2015, Prague, 06-09 July, 2015

    Web page of the event can be found here.

    Our group’s presentations were:

    Oral Presentation: “Hydrogen and Humidity Sensing Based on WGMs of Elastic Polymer Optical Microresonators”, Mustafa Eryurek (Koc University, Turkey); Y. Karadag (Marmara University, Turkey); S. Anand (Koc University, Turkey); N. Kilinc (Nigde University, Turkey); Alper Kiraz (Koc University, Turkey)

    Invited Talk: “Optofluidic Lasers Based on Biological Gain Media Suspended in Liquid Droplet Microcavities”, Alexandr Jonas (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Mehdi Aas (Koc University, Turkey); Yasin Karadag (Koc University, Turkey); Selen Manioglu (Koc University, Turkey); Suman Anand (Koc University, Turkey); David McGloin (University of Dundee, UK); Halil Bayraktar (Koc University, Turkey); Alper Kiraz (Koc University, Turkey);

    Oral Presentation: “Efficient Optical Fiber Coupling to Whispering Gallery Modes of Optically Manipulated Emulsion Microdroplets”, Suman Anand (Ko¸c University, Turkey); Mustafa Eryurek (Koc University, Turkey); Y. Karadag (Marmara University, Turkey); Ali Serpenguzel (Koc University, Turkey); Alper Kiraz (Koc University, Turkey);

    Oral Presentation: “Sensitivity Enhancement of FRET-based Biosensors Using Amplified Stimulated Emission”, Mehdi Aas (Koc University, Turkey); Qiushu Chen (University of Michigan, USA); Alexandr Jonas (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Alper Kiraz (Koc University, Turkey); Xudong Fan (University of Michigan, USA);

  • ICTP-ECAR Workshop on Photonics : Fundamentals & Applications, 27-28 Aug. 2015, Izmir

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alper Kiraz gave an invited talk.
    The title of the talk was: “Potential of Optofluidic Resonators for Biosensing”.

  • OSA Optical Trapping Applications (OTA) Conference, 12-15 Apr. 2015, Vancouver

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alper Kiraz gave an invited talk.
    The title of the talk was: “Dye Lasing and Laminar Flow-Induced Dissolution in Hydrodynamically Trapped Oil Microdroplets”.

  • SPIE Photonics West, 7-12 Feb. 2015, San Francisco

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alper Kiraz made an oral presentation.
    The title of the talk was: “Hydrogen gas sensing using palladium-coated microdisk microresonators”.
    Berna Yalızay made an oral presentation.
    The title of the talk was: “Optofluidic waveguides written in hydrophobic silica aerogels with a femtosecond laser”.

2014

2013

2012

  • Ulusal Fotonik Bilimi ve Sensör Teknolojileri Konferansı, 25 Sep. 2012, Istanbul

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alexandr Jonáš gave an invited talk in this event.
    The title of the talk was: “Su Tutmayan Yüzey Üzerinde Duran Mikrodamlaların Ultrayüksek Çözünürlükte Optik Spektroskopileri ve Boyut-Sabitlenmeleri”.

  • 3rd European Conference on Microfluidics, 3-5 Dec. 2012, Heidelberg

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alper Kiraz made an oral/poster presentations in this event. The title of the presentation was: “Ultrahigh Resolution Spectroscopy and Size Stabilization of Individual Microdroplets Using Tapered Optical Fiber Waveguides”.
    Mehdi Aas made an oral/poster presentations in this event. The title of the presentation was: “An Optically Manipulated Microlaser Based on Dye-doped Emulsion Microdroplets”.

  • EOS Annual Meeting, 25-28 Sep. 2012, Aberdeen

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alper Kiraz made a poster and an oral presentation in this event.
    The titles of the poster and oral presentations were respectively: “Three-Dimensional Optofluidic Waveguides in Hydrophobic Silica Aerogels” and “Direct measurement of ultrahigh optical Q-factors of individual liquid microdroplets using tapered optical fiber waveguides”.

  • Fotonik 2012, 14 Sep. 2012, Istanbul

    Web page of the event can be found here. We have hosted this event. Y. Karadağ, M. Aas, and B. Yalızay made poster presentations in the event.

  • 2nd International Workshop on Cleanroom Training, 25 June – 8 July 2012, Ankara

    Web page of the event can be found here.
    Alper Kiraz gave an invited talk in this event.
    The title of the talk was: “Two New Methods For Obtaining Optofluidic Waveguides Using Aerogels and Laser Ablation”.