Alexandre Bouhelier, University of Burgundy, France
Title: Optical antenna: a paradigm shift for nanoscale wireless telecommunication

Alexandre Bouhelier is a permanent researcher at the CNRS working at the University of Burgundy, Dijon France. He holds a doctorate in Physics (2001) from the University of Basel, Switzerland, where he worked in near-field optics. His interests are focused on the fundamental aspect of plasmonics and near-field optics. He was a distinguished fellowship of the Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne N'tl laboratory and Fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation. A Bouhelier is author or co-author of more than 60 scientific publications, 2 patents, and 4 contributed book chapters.