Stoicheff Lectures

Founded in 2005, this high-profile public lecture draws over 300 participants annually to hear the world’s top minds explore fascinating concepts of light and matter in a manner accessible to a general audience.

Provided below is a snapshot of the Stoicheff Lectures by speaker in PDF format. Note that this website is not actively maintained so the URL links within the PDF files are likely not functional anymore.

Prof. Mildred Dresselhaus, 2013

Why are People Interested in the Nano World?

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Prof. E. Fred Schubert, 2012

The Seed of a Revolution in Lighting: Light-Emitting Diodes.

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Prof. Lorne Whitehead, 2011

Core Sunlighting: Using Modern Materials to Improve Interior Lighting While Saving Electrical Energy.

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Prof. Alain Aspect, 2009

From Einstein’s photon to Wheeler’s delayed choice experiment: wave particle duality brought to light

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Prof. Alan Willner, 2008

Optical Communications: Innovations (and their Needs) Abound

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Prof. Wayne Knox, 2007

Optics From 3000 B.C. to 3000 A.D. The amazing history and exciting future of optical science and technology

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Prof. David Phillips, 2006

A Little Light Relief

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Prof. George I.A. Stegeman, 2005

The Dawn of Discreteness in Optics

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