Invited Speakers



Solid State Lasers


Wavelength tuned mid-IR lasers based on Cr2+-doped single-crystalline or polycrystalline chalcogenides with 2.1 μm pumping

O. Antipov, Nizhny Novgorod State Univ., Russia


Yb-doped high power cryogenic amplifiers

M. Pergament, CFEL, Germany


Extending the parameter space of ultrafast laser technology by multi-pass post-compression

Ch. Heyl, DESY, Germany


Ablation-cooled ultrafast laser-material ablation at GHz repetition rates

Ö. Ilday, Bilkent Univ., Turkey


Ultrafast Thin-Disk Amplifiers

Th. Metzger, TRUMPF Scientific Lasers GmbH + Co, Germany


Progress in FeZnSe femtosecond lasers/amplifiers and their application for driving extreme nonlinear optics

E.A. Migal, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Polarization dynamics in ultrafast thulium fiber lasers

M. Sander, Boston Univ., USA


High Power Lasers: Solid State, Gas and Hybrid


Optically pumped rare gas lasers in RFNC-VNIIEF

Yu. Adamenkov, Russian Federal Nuclear Center – VNIIEF, Russia


Near-IR lasing in caesium vapour

A. Babin, Russian Federal Nuclear Center – VNIIEF, Russia


Compact Multifunctional Cryogenic Slab RF Discharge Carbon Monoxide Lasers and Their Applications

A. Kozlov, Lebedev Physical Institute RAS, Russia


Terahertz generation from femtosecond plasma channels

O. Kosareva, Moscow State Univ., Russia


Adaptive optics for aberration correction in petawatt lasers

A. Kudryashov, Inst. of Geosphere Dynamics, Russia


Formation of radiation divergence on the THL-100 laser system

V. Losev, High-Current Electronics Inst. SB RAS, Russia


Nanosecond Nd:glass Laser with Variable Radiation Coherence of "Kanal-2" Facility

A. Sahakyan, Lebedev Physical Inst. RAS, Russia


Formation of Low-Coherence Laser Beams in Dense Mixtures of Solid-State Microparticles and Liquids

Yu. Senatsky, Lebedev Physical Inst. of RAS, Russia


The progress on the OPCPA front end for SEL-100PW laser facility

Yi Xu 1, X. Wang 1, X. Lu 1, Ya. Li 1, Yu. Peng 1, X. Liang 1, Yu. Leng 1,2, R. Li 1,2,3; 1 - Shanghai Inst. of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), CAS, China; 2 - Center of Materials Science and Optoelectronics Engineering, Univ. of CAS, China; 3 - CAS Center for Excellence in Ultra-intense Laser Science, China


Semiconductor Lasers, Materials and Applications


Mode locked laser diodes by using highly stacked InAs quantum dot on InP(311)B substrate

K. Akahane, National Inst. of Information and Communications Technology, Japan


Lasers with asymmetric barrier layers: Obstacles toward ideal performance

L. Asryan, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., USA


Towards mid- and far-infrared HgCdTe-based lasers

V. Gavrilenko, Inst. for Physics of Microstructures RAS, Russia


Room Temperature Macroscopic Quantum Phase Transitions: Superfluorescence in Hybrid Perovskites

K. Gundogdu, North Carolina State Univ., USA


Progress of high efficiency UVC LEDs and challenge to UVC LDs

H. Hirayama, RIKEN, Japan


THz quantum cascade lasers with two-photon emission in the gain module

R. Khabibullin, Inst. of Ultra-high Frequency Semiconductor Electronics of RAS, Russia


Spatially modulated photonic-crystal lasers for vector beams generation

K. Kitamura, S. Noda, Kyoto Inst. of Technology, Japan


Bright laser produced x-ray source based on interaction of solid Xe target and high fluence fs laser pulses

O. Khodykin, KLA, USA


Recent advances of VCSEL photonics for optical interconnects and 3D sensing

F. Koyama, Inst. of Innovative Research, Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan


Semiconductor optical amplifier for time-of-flight optical phased array LiDAR system

Y. Nakano, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan


Laser diodes amplified in fibre

M. Odnoblyudov, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic Univ., Russia


DFB cavity design for perovskite lasers

F. So, North Carolina State Univ., USA


Thick-film SiN platform for hybrid integrated lasers

A. Stroganov, LIGENTEC SA, Switzerland


Laser Beam Control


High-power discrete vortex with phase locked lasers

V. Dev, V. Pa; Indian Inst. of Technology Ropar, India


Requirement for dynamic characteristics of adaptive optical systems

V.P. Lukin, V.E. Zuev Inst. of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Russia


Orbital Poincaré solid-state lasers

T. Omatsu, Chiba Univ., Japan


Generation of circular polarization under tight focusing condition of linearly polarized light

S.S. Stafeev 1,2, V.D. Zaicev 1,2, V.V. Kotlyar 1,2; 1 - IPSI RAS – Branch of the FSRC “Crystallography and Photonics” RAS, Russia; 2 - Samara National Research Univ., Russia


Noble metal selenides for all-optical switching"

J. Wang, I. Kislyakov, Shanghai Inst. of Optics and Fine Mecanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Intense high-order harmonics and attosecond pulses carrying angular momentum

J. Wang1, S. G. Rykovanov2, 1- Shanghai Inst. of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, China, 2 - Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering, Skolkovo Inst. of Science and Technology, Russia


Super-Intense Light Fields and Ultra-Fast Processes


Laser based source of electrons/ions for nuclear medicine and nuclear waste transmutation

A.V. Brantov 1,2, V.G. Lobok 1,2, O.E. Vais 1,2, S.G. Bochkarev 1,2, V.Yu. Bychenkov1,2; 1- Lebedev Physics Inst. RAS; 2 Dukhov Research Inst. of Automatics (VNIIA), Russia


Lightwave control of relativistic plasma mirrors

R. Lopez-Martens, LOA, France


Strong-field QED processes in the presence of laser beams of complex space-time structure

 A. Di Piazza, MPI for Nuclear Physics, Germany


Dynamic stabilization of plasma instability

Sh. Kawata, Utsunomiya Univ., Japan


Lasers and Systems for Imaging, Green Photonics and Sustainability


Spectroscopic monitoring of atmospheric mercury pollution - a 40-year experience

S. Svanberg, Lund Univ., Sweden, and South China Normal Univ., China:


Free Electron Lasers


Nanoscale dynamics probed by extreme ultraviolet transient gratings

F. Bencivenga, Elettra-Sincrotrone, Italy


Ultrafast optical and X-ray laser pulses unravel fundamental biological functions

M. Chergui, École polytechnique fédérale, Lausanne, Switzerland

Topological Phase Transitions and Nonlinear Interaction of X-Rays with Matter
S. Eisebitt, Max-Born-Inst., Germany


Ultrafast laser sources for free electron laser science and operation
I. Hartl, DESY, Hamburg, Germany


TELBE: From THz HHG in Dirac materials to Higgs spectroscopy of superconducors
S. Kovalev, HZBR/Dresden, Germany


New time-domain spectroscopic methods at Novosibirsk FEL

V.V. Kubarev1, E.N. Chesnokov2, 1 – Budker INP, 2 – Inst. of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion, Russia


XFEL phase-contrast imaging studies of micron-scale phenomena in a turbulent laser produced plasma

S. Pikuz, Joint Inst. for High Temperature RAS, Russia


FLASH: Present and new opportunities

E. Plönjes-Palm, FLASH/DESY, Hamburg, Germany


Nonlinear Photonics: Fundamentals and Applications


Tunable metasurfaces for frequency conversion at the nanoscale

C. De Angeles, Univ. Brescia, Italy


Theory of exciton-polariton lasing in 2D photonic lattices 

O. Egorov, Univ. Jena, Germany


Non-linear polaritonics: from novel coherent light sources to optical digital and analogue computing 

P. G. Lagoudakis, Skoltech, Russia


Squeezed light and interferometric sensitivity – a novel scheme, practical and robust

G. Leuchs, Max Planck Inst., Germany


Nonlinear metasurfaces for quantum state generation 

Th. Pertsch, Univ. Jena, Germany


Microresonator as an atom

D. Skryabin, Univ. Bath, GB


Nonlinear terahertz photonics of nanocluster media

A.P. Shkurinov, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Russia


Linear and Nonlinear Surface Nanoscale Axial Photonics

M. Sumetsky, Aston Univ., GB


Exotic nonlinear optical effects in multimode fibers

S. Wabnitz, Univ. Roma, Italy


Resonant interaction of short pulses and continuous waves in laser systems

A.V. Yulin, ITMO Univ., Russia.


Optical Nanomaterials


Functions for describing non-exponential photoluminescence decay kinetics in semiconductor nanocrystals

A. L. Simões Gamboa, E N. Bodunov, ITMO Univ., Russia


Nonlinear and Quantum Photonics in Waveguide Systems


X(2) photonics in silicon nitride waveguides

C.-S. Brès, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland


Neural networks for ultrafast nonlinear photonics in waveguides

Ch. Finot, Univ. Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France


Integrated waveguide technologies for quantum applications

A. L.  Giesecke, AMO, Germany



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