In order to enable an iCal export link, your account needs to have an API key created. This key enables other applications to access data from within Indico even when you are neither using nor logged into the Indico system yourself with the link provided. Once created, you can manage your key at any time by going to 'My Profile' and looking under the tab entitled 'HTTP API'. Further information about HTTP API keys can be found in the Indico documentation.
Additionally to having an API key associated with your account, exporting private event information requires the usage of a persistent signature. This enables API URLs which do not expire after a few minutes so while the setting is active, anyone in possession of the link provided can access the information. Due to this, it is extremely important that you keep these links private and for your use only. If you think someone else may have acquired access to a link using this key in the future, you must immediately create a new key pair on the 'My Profile' page under the 'HTTP API' and update the iCalendar links afterwards.
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Photonics plays an important role in different scientific areas and has become an interdisciplinary science. It studies generation, emission, transmission, modulation, signal processing, switching, amplification, and detection/sensing of light. Many of these exciting applications are relevant in our day-to-day life: from laser surgery, telecommunications and optical computing to military navigation systems and harvesting of energy.
A special place in photonics is allotted to infra-red (IR) light, which is the finger-print region of many organic molecules and a hardly reachable terahertz (THz) radiation used, for instance, in tomography and wireless communications. The growing interest in miniaturization of the IR- and THz-based devices induces the quest for novel materials/metamaterials capable to accumulate and transfer electromagnetic energy in small spaces.
A recent breakthrough in the science of two-dimensional (2D) materials (e.g. Nobel prize for the discovery of graphene in 2010) has generated a large interest in graphene photonics. In particular, it has been experimentally demonstrated that graphene can support surface electromagnetic waves (plasmons) in THz and IR ranges, which can be efficiently tuned by an external voltage [Nature 487, 77 (2012), Nature 487, 82 (2012)]. The plasmons can reduce the wavelength of light down to two orders of magnitude and thus dramatically compress the electromagnetic energy. This discovery has shown a huge potential of graphene for controlling the IR and THz light in nanoscale and, moreover, for merging 2D electronics and photonics.
Here, we will consider 2D ("flatland") materials as a promising rich platform for manipulation of IR and THz waves. We will show how to launch and focus light in graphene sheets and s stripes, carbon nanotubes, thin polar layers and other low-dimensional structures [Nano Lett. 14, 2896 (2014); ACS Photonics DOI: 10.1021/ph500377u (2015)]. We will discuss both theoretical and experimental studies on 2D optics (optics in atomically-thick layers) [Science 344, 1369 (2014)] as well as the applications of 2D plasmonics to modern IR and THz microscopy of super-high resolution [Nano Lett. 13, 6210 (2013)].