|FunFACS demonstrates possibility to map defects in VCSEL by cavity solitons.|
|Soliton starter: Realization of cavity soliton laser spotlighted as exceptional research by Physical Review Letters.|
|Realization of cavity soliton laser with saturable absorption using two coupled VCSELs reported in Physical Review Letters.|
|Invited talk of T. Ackemann at IEEE LEOS Winter Topicals, Innsbruck, Jan. 2009|
| FunFACS organize special sessions at EOS Topical meeting EOS in Paris, Sept 29-Oct 2, 2008.
Advance programme of FunFACS related sessions.
Co-Sponser: Ile de France.
Further information and call:
|FunFACS researcher gives tutorial: Dissipative Cavity Solitons.|
| FunFACS researchers organize 2 minisymposia at SIAM
in Rome, July 21-24, 2008.
|FunFACS again in optics.org: Read the FunFACS story and explanations by the Coordinator|
|Press release: Finding the right solitons for future networks|
|FunFACS in optics.org: The story of the Cavity Soliton Laser|
|FunFACS research covered in PhysicsWorld.com: Solitons underpin new laser (free but registration needed)|
|FunFACS hits title page of Applied Physics Letters: Demonstration of an all-optical delay line based on solitons.|
|Realization of Cavity Soliton Laser reported in Physical Review Letters|
|FunFACS partners present invited minisymposium
talks at SIAM meeting in
Snowbird, Utah, May 28 - June 1, 2007.
|FunFACS realizes a Cavity Soliton Laser based on VCSELs with frequency-selective feedback.|
|Several FunFACS partners presented invited talks at PIERS
in Beijing, March 26-30, 2007.
The spring school on "Solitons in Cavities" took place in Cargèse, France from May 8-12, 2006.
The November issue of Applied Physics B is a special issue on "Dynamics in Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Optics", which includes latest news as well as review articles on cavity solitons and self-organization in nonlinear optics by several members of the FunFACS as well as by other researchers.
|There was an international workshop on Dissipative Solitons, January 23 - 29 2006, Dresden, Germany.|
|Scientific Coordinators:||Nail Akhmediev (Australian National University, Australia)
Len Pismen (Technion, Israel)
Yves Pomeau (École Normale Supérieure, France)
|Invited speakers from FunFACS:||W. Firth (UK)
L. Lugiato (I)
Several FunFACS members gave presentations
Guided Waves and Their Applications, 6-9 September 2005,
|The FunFACS contract was signed on June 16 2005.|