8th International School of Sound and Light – SEL2022 – 12-23/09/22

Toute la journée/All day long

Coupling light to sound waves: from nanoparticles to cells, from time-resolved to frequency-resolved spectroscopy


In September, we look forward to seeing you on the Ile d’Oléron for the 8th edition of the Son et Lumière school that is aimed at students (masters, doctoral students1, post-doctoral students) and researchers wishing to deepen and broaden their knowledge in the field of the interaction between sound and light to characterize and understand materials.

Registration is open until 20 July 2022 following this link

Topics presented:

  • Introduction to light matter interaction
  • Nanoparticles vibrations
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy
  • Nanothermy
  • Nanomechanics
  • Phononics
  • Heat transfer
  • Quantum opto-mechanics
  • Brillouin spectroscopy
  • SERS
  • ….

An updated list of invited speakers can be found by following this link: invited speakers

Organizing committee:

  • Bertrand Audoin – I2M, Université de Bordeaux, France
  • Laurent Belliard – Sorbonne Université, France
  • Jean-Charles Beugnot – FEMTO-ST, France
  • Philippe Djemia – Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, France
  • Kareem Elsayad – Medical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Daniele Fiorettto – Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
  • Jérémie Margueritat – ILM, UCBL, France


Various public and private sponsors are listed in the “Sponsors” page


  1. For thesis students, the school may count as part of the mandatory scientific training hours depending on their doctoral school.