General Information

International Conference Laser Optics takes place biennially in Saint Petersburg, Russia. This is a traditional scientific event in the field of laser physics, optics, and photonics. 19th International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO 2020) was held from 2 to 6 November 2020.


The conference ICLO 2020  was financially supported by Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) (Project # 20-02-20005\20).  


ICLO 2020 technical program included selected topic symposium, as well as plenary, parallel, and poster sessions. Distinguished plenary and invited speakers presented state-of-the-art developments in each of the conference topic categories:


• Solid State Lasers

• Semiconductor Lasers, Materials and Applications

• Lasers and Systems for Imaging, Green Photonics and Sustainability

• High-Power Lasers

• Free Electron Lasers

• Super-Intense Light Fields

• Optical Nanomaterials

• Quantum Optics

• Nonlinear Photonics

• Laser Beam Control

• Lasers in Medicine


Additionally, the Conference hosted the 6th International Symposium on Lasers in Medicine and Biophotonics.


In 2020 ICLO attracted more than 1000 attendees and nearly 800 presentations from 39 countries. All submitted one-page PDF summaries meeting IEEE requirements were published in IEEE Xplore:  


ICLO 2020 was organized by Fund for Laser Physics, technically co-sponsored by IEEE Photonics Society and supported by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) of St. Petersburg.

The Conference was supported by the Russian Science FoundationRSF (Project # 19-72-30004).



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