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pLED International symposium 2023: Exploring Invisible Light Technology


March 4 (Sat) – 5 (Sun), 2023



Keyaki Hall, Josanjima Campus, Tokushima University, Japan
* Access:
Hybrid Symposium (On-site / Online Virtual)


Registration fee:



Call for papers:

Technical areas for poster presentation: all topics under the broad spectrum of optics and photonics
The “Best Student Poster Award” will be presented.


Important Dates :

  • Registration Deadline for Poster Presentation : January 24 (Tue), 2023
  • Abstract Submission Deadline : January 31 (Tue), 2023
  • Registration Deadline for Attendance : February 28 (Tue), 2023



Day 1 : March 4(Sat)

9:30-9:37 Opening Remarks
9:37-9:53 Greeting from our honored guests
9:53-10:15 “Introduction of pLED”
Prof. Takeshi Yasui (Chief Research Officer (CRO) at pLED, Tokushima University, Japan)
10:15-10:20 Break
10:20-11:05 “Spatio-temporal topological shaping of terahertz light, applications to opto-mechanical manipulation”
Prof. Emmanuel Abraham (University of Bordeaux, France)
11:05-11:50 “Terahertz Communications Enabled by Photonics”
Prof. Tadao Nagatsuma (Osaka University, Japan)
11:50-13:10 Break
13:10-13:55 “Microresonator frequency combs for ultra-low latency optical communication for Beyond 5G and 6G applications”
Prof. Takasumi Tanabe (Keio University, Japan)
13:55-14:40 “Application of versatile control and manipulation of light enabled by optical frequency combs”
Prof. Kaoru Minoshima (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
14:40-14:50 Break
14:50-15:35 “Bioorthogonal Super Resolution SRS Imaging of Metabolism in Aging and Diseases”
Prof. Lingyan Shi (University of California, San Diego, USA)
15:35-15:50 Break
15:50-17:35 Poster session
19:00- Reception Party

Day 2 : March 5(Sun)

10:00-10:45 “Plasmonic Resonance Enhanced Photodetection from 2D Material Photodetectors to Superconducting Photodetectors”
Prof. Yu-Jung Lu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
10:45-11:30 “Metamaterials and metasurfaces from lens to biosensor”
Prof. Takuo Tanaka (RIKEN, Japan)
11:30-11:55 “Field-enhanced optical nanoscopies for biomedical analysis”
Prof. Taka-aki Yano (Tokushima University, Japan)
11:55-13:15 Break
13:15-14:00 “Democratization of precision measurement in biophotonics”
Prof. Keisuke Goda (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
14:00-14:25 “Development of new fluorescent chromophore 1,3a,6a-triazapentalene and its application to photomedical research”
Prof. Kosuke Namba (Tokushima University, Japan)
14:25-14:35 Break
14:35-15:20 “Ultrafast and microspectroscopy of excitonic materials”
Prof. Trevor Smith (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
15:20-15:45 “Femtosecond Dynamics of Photoenergy Conversion by Plasmonic Metal Modified Semiconductor Nanostructures”
Prof. Akihiro Furube (Tokushima University, Japan)
15:45-16:00 Closing Remarks


Organized by:

Tokushima University
Institute of Post-LED Photonics, Tokushima University


Patronage by:

The Japan Society of Applied Physics


Cooperation by:

University of Bordeaux
University of Bordeaux, Laboratoire Ondes et Matière d’Aquitaine
Utsunomiya University, Center for Optical Research and Education
Kobe University, Molecular Photoscience Research Center
University of Fukui, Research Center for Development of Far-Infrared Region
The Optical Society of Japan
The Laser Society of Japan
Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering



  • Please wear mask, wash your hands.
  • Please do not attend. if you have tested positive for COVID-19, or waiting for COVID-19 test results, or have COVID-19-like symptoms, feel sick or unwell, or have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19.




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