Overview | Agenda

Keynote speakers:

Name Affiliation Title
John Dudley Université Franche-Comité, France Ultrafast nonlinear optics, ten years of nonlinear optics in photonic crystal fibre
Ursula Keller ETH Zuerich, Switzerland Ultrafast solid state laser technology
Ed Moses The National Ignition Facility, LLNL, USA The National Ignition Campaign
Margaret Murnane ILA, University of Colorado at Boulder and NIST, USA HHG sources for imaging


Invited speakers:

Name Affiliation Title
Jean-Paul Chambaret Institute Lumiere Extreme, Palaiseau, France ILE-Laser and developments
Marcos Dantus Michigan State University, USA New generation of ultrafast fiber lasers with automated pulse compression for biomedical imaging
Christophe Dorrer Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester Interferometric techniques for ultrashort pulse characterization
Cristina Hernandez-Gomez Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK The Vulcan 10-PW project - an update
Matthias Hoffman Max Planck Department for Structural Dynamics, University of Hamburg Inducing and controlling superconductivity with strong terahertz fields
Tae Moon Jeong Advanced Photonics Research Institute, Korea 0.1-Hz 1.0-PW Ti:Sappgire laser
Aurelie Jullien Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquée, ENSTA Paris Tech, Palaiseau, France Highly efficient cross-polarized wave generation for  temporal cleaning and shortening of femtosecond pulses
Hiromitsu Kiriyama Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kyoto, Japan High-spatiotemporal-quality high-intensity laser system
Takaysohi Kobayashi Univ. of Electro-Communication, Japan Generation of the CEP stabilized short pulse
Alfred Leitenstorfer University of Konstanz, Germany Recent work on sub-10-fs pulses from Er:fiber laser
Rodrigo Lopez Martens Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquée, ENSTA Paris Tech, Palaiseau, France Attosecond metrology of laser-driven plasmas
Gerard Mourou University of Michigan, USA Extreme Light: Going all the way from CPA, OPCPA to C3
Reinhard Poprawe Fraunhofer-Institut für
Lasertechnik ILT Aachen,
Yb:Innoslab femtosecond amplifier with 1.1-kW average power
Alexander Sergeev Institute of Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia State-of-the-art and prospects of the PEARL Laser Facility
Jeff Squier Center for MOABC, Colorado School of Mines, USA Femtosecond micromachining using simultaneous spatio-temporal focusing
Guenther Steinmeyer Max-Born-Institute Berlin, Germany Saturation of the all-optical Kerr effect: a new paradigm in nonlinear optics
Zhiy Wei Institute of Physics, CAS, Beijing, Chhina Overview and prospect on petawatt laser researches in China
Andy Weiner Purdue University, USA Line-by-line shaping
Frank Wise Cornell University, USA Advances in ultrafast fiber lasers
Matthew Zepf

Queen's University, Belfast Powerful attosecond pulses from relativistic mirrors or short wavelength generation and particle amplification based on ultrafast laser technology