Call for papers

The Italian Conference on Optics and Photonics aims to bring together researchers from all over Italy and worldwide, networking and exchanging their research developments in the field of Optics and Photonics, in a stimulating and multidisciplinary forum. The Conference will establish as a high-level meeting in the areas of Nano and Quantum Sciences, Optical Communication Systems, Optical Imaging and Sensing, Laser and Nonlinear Optics, Applications of Photonic Technology and new Emerging Topics. The program will feature invited lectures, oral and poster sessions and workshops.


Submission Deadline: 10 February 2020 - Acceptance Notification: 30 March 2020


Nano and Quantum Sciences Quantum cryptography and communication, Quantum sensing/imaging/metrology and nanofabrication, Optical antennas and nanoantennas, Nano-optical cavities and waveguides

Optical Communication Systems Novel fibers, Active optical devices, Photonic integrated circuits, Digital transmission systems, Access, data center and optical networks

Optical Imaging and Sensing Bio-imaging and microscopy, Chemical, biochemical and physical sensors, Fiber sensors, Lab-on-chip, Optogenetics, Optofluidics, Image sensors

Laser and Nonlinear Optics Micro-structured and specialty optical fibres, Quantum confined lasers and laser components, Fiber lasers, Nonlinear optics and its applications

Applications of Photonic Technology Photonics in manufacturing, Organic electronics and photonics, Photonics for solar energy systems, Photonics for automotive and aerospace, Photonics for agri-food

Emerging Topics 3D Printed optics and additive photonic manufacturing, Digital optics for immersive displays, Neuro-inspired photonic computing, Photonics for free space, 5G and microwave applications


General Chair

Annamaria Cucinotta - Università di Parma

Local Organizing Committee

A. Cucinotta, S. Selleri, F. Poli, D. Milanese, A. Bononi, P. Serena - Università di Parma

Steering Committee

A. Cucinotta, C. Antonelli, F. Baldini, P. Boffi, A. Bogoni, A. Busacca, E. Ciaramella, G. Cincotti,A. Cutolo, A. d’Alessandro, C. De Angelis, P. De Natale, M. De Vittorio, P. Di Vita, A. Galtarossa, M. Gattiglio, R. Gaudino, E. Golinelli, G. Grasso, P. Ferraro, P. Laporta, M. Macchi, M. Martinelli, F. Matera, S. Merlo, G. Parladori, L. Pavesi, A. Piegari, S. M. Pietralunga, R. Pini, F. Prudenzano, R. Ramponi, I. Rendina, R. Rella, R. Sabella, G. Tartarini, M. Varasi, L. Vincetti, L. Zeni