LACUS Inauguration

The Symposium

The event was opened by Prof. Andreas Mortensen, Vice-provost for Research

Here with Prof. Majed Chergui, the founder of Lacus

The First speaker of the symposium was Prof. Theodor Hänsch, Nobel Prize winner in Physics (2005)


For more photos: (Alain Herzog)   and   here


Time Title Name
08:30-08:40 Introduction Prof. A. Mortensen
08:40-09:00 Introductory remarks Prof. M. Chergui – EPFL
09:00-10:00 Frontiers in Laser Spectroscopy Prof. Th. Hänsch – München
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break + Posters
10:30-11:00 NCCR MUST and How the photons help to understand electrons Prof. U. Keller  – ETHZ ZH
11:00-11:30 Lasers of all sizes for science on all length scales Prof. G. Aeppli – PSI, Villigen
11:30-11:55 Chipscale Frequency combs: From soliton physics to coherent telecommunication Dr. M. W. Geiselmann – EPFL
11:55-12:40 Spectroscopy of molecules with classical and quantum light: From NMR to X rays S. Mukamel – Univ. California, Irvine
12:40-14:00 Standing Lunch + Posters
14:00-14:25 Observing liquid flow in nanotubes Prof. U. Lorenz – EPFL
14:25-14:50 Ultrashort snapshots of quantum mechanics at work Prof. F. Carbone – EPFL
14:50-15:15 Aqueous Nanoscopic Systems Prof. S. Roke – EPFL
15:15-16:00 Viewing Electrons at Work in Solar Energy Conversion Prof. V. Sundström – Lund
16:00-16:15 Concluding Remarks
16:15-Onwards Coffee + Posters + Lab Visits
Deadline for registration: 27 May 2016.
Registration free of charge

Coffe breaks and drinks sponsored by:



Laboratory of Ultrafast Spectroscopy (LSU)
Station 6
CH-1015 Lausanne

Prof. Majed Chergui
Email: [email protected]

Annissa Bayer
Email: [email protected]