Invited Talks

Light beam and soliton dynamics in quadratically nonlinear  waveguides with gain and loss
F. Abdullaev, Physical-Technical Inst., Uzbekistan

High-efficiency repetitively-pulsed 2.3-3.2 μm lasers based on Cr2+-doped single-crystalline or polycrystalline chalcogenides with low-quantum-defect pumping
O. Antipov, Nizhny Novgorod State Univ.,Russia

Self-induced transparency mode-locking: towards to single-cycle pulses
R. Arkhipov, St.-Petersburg State Univ., Russia

Two-photon vision: seeing with invisible radiation
P. Artal, Univ. of Murcia, Spain

Laser-triggered generation of charge wave and related phenomena
A. Brantov, V.Bychenkov, Lebedev Phisical Inst. RAS, Russia

Liquid crystal technology for dynamic beam control by spin-orbit coupling 
E. Brasselet, CNRS, Univ. of Bordeaux, France

Lidar profiling of biological targets
M. Brydegaard, Lund Univ., Sweden

Nonlinear self-guiding in biological suspensions
Z. Chen, San Francisco State Univ., USA

Dirac-like photonic lattices: from pseudospin to topology
Zh. Chen, Tianjin, China

Wave Complexity and Computing
C. Conti, Univ. Roma, Italy

Diode-Pumped Alexandrite lasers for space-borne atmospheric and vegetation lidar
M. Damzen, Imperial College London, UK

Generation and manipulation of high dimensional quantum states of light with AlGaAs chips
S. Ducci, Univ. Paris Diderot, France

Advances in THz generation by nonlinear metasurfaces
T. Ellenbogen, Tel Aviv, Israel

Addressing chaos: observation and manipulation of chimera-like states in driven resonators
M. Erkintalo, The Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand

Nanowire photovoltaics
A. Fontcuberta i Morral, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland

Effects of focused NIR lasers on cell behavior and cell membrane
R. A. Foucat, CFATA - UNAM Campus Juriquilla, México

Integrated optical neurophotonic chip for universal computing
A. Fratalocchi, KAUST, Saudi Arabia  

Nanostructures for the manipulation of THz radiation
A. Gallant, Durham Univ., UK

HVPE growth of III-V and III-N nanowires
E. Gil, Inst. Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Chasing Dissipative Light-Bullets in Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers
M. Giudici, Univ. Côte d'Azur, Inst. de Physique de Nice, France

Underwater laser beam propagation, characterization of oceanic turbulence and possibilities of its compensation
S. Gładysz, Fraunhofer Inst. of Optronics, Germany

High-throughput live imaging using Light sheet microscopy
E. Gualda, ICFO, Spain 

Advances in III-V/Si photonic integration technology
M. Guina, Tampere Technical Univ., Finland

Giant Kerr nonlinearity, slow-light bullets & vortices, and their active manipulation in Rydberg atomic gases
G. Huang, East China Normal Univ., China

Burst-mode fiber lasers
Ö. Ilday, Bilkent Univ., Turkey

Choosing the best laser for Brillouin spectroscopy and microscopy applications
I. Kabakova, Univ. of Technology Sydney, Australia

Wide-angle NOPCPA: towards single-cycle 100PW laser
J. Kawanaka, Osaka Univ., Japan

The nonlinearity of the refractive index of condensed matter in the terahertz spectral range.
S. Kozlov, ITMO Univ., Russia

Thin-Disk regens and parametric amplifiers
P. Kroetz, TRUMPF Scientific Lasers GmbH + Co. KG, Germany

Geometric Phase and Nonlinear Photonic Metasurface
G. Li, Shenzhen, China

Near-infrared femtosecond direct laser written waveguide lasers
P. Loiko, CIMAP, Univ. de Caen, France

40 TW laser system in the visible spectrum range
V.F. Losev, Inst. of High Current Electronics SB RAS, Russia

Transformation of the orbital and spin parts of the angular momentum of laser beams in the course of their interaction in nonlinear gyrotropic media in the framework of classical electrodynamics
V. Makarov, Moscow State Univ., Russia

A high-average-power, 1.5/3.2-µm OPCPA driver for a high-flux soft X-ray beamline and attosecond strong-field spectroscopy
M. Mero, MBI, Germany

"Vilnius OPCPA scheme" and progress on the way to 15 TW, CEP-stable sub-6.5fs SYLOS-2 system
A. Michailovas, EKSPLA, Lithuania

Nonlinear dielectric metasurfaces for imaging and quantum applications
D. Neshev, Australian National Univ., Australia

Nonlinear optical interactions of topological plasmons in graphene metasurfaces
N.C. Panoiu, Univ. College London, UK

Silicon core fibres for integrated nonlinear photonics
A. Peacock, Univ. Southampton, UK

Tailored light generation in nonlinear metasurfaces
T. Pertsch, Univ. Jena, Germany 

Multi-species emitters and differential absorption Lidars for green-house gases monitoring
M. Raybaut, Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales (ONERA), France

Revival of laser materials with new pump diodes
B. Resan, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW), Switzerland

Bringing people together the light sheet way
E. G. Reynaud, Univ. College Dublin, Ireland

Collimated electron bunches from relativistic laser solid interaction
A. Savel’ev, Moscow State Univ., Russia

Ultrashort pulse lasers applied to vision
Ch. Schwarz, Univ. Hospital Tübingen, Germany

Terahertz photonics of dense medium: from gas to liquid
A. Shkurinov, Moscow State Univ., Russia

A journey from the Kerr to Chi_2 frequency combs in microresonators
D. Skryabin, Univ. Bath, UK

Amplified spontaneous emission and lasing in 2D perovskite films
F. So, North Carolina State Univ., USA

On the spectroscopic properties of plants and the assignment of Vegetation Indices to specific crops
E. Solarte, Univ. del Valle, Colombia

Laser technologies for interferometric gravitational wave detectors developed by IAP RAS
A.V. Starobor, Inst. of Applied Physics RAS, Russia

Collective absorption of laser radiation in plasma at sub-relativistic intensities
V. Tikhonchuk, CELIA, France

Nonlinear stage of modulational instability: towards global understanding
S. Trillo, Ferrara, Italy 

VCSEL packaging in flexible carriers for interconnects, sensing and imaging
G. Van Steenberge, Gent Univ., Belgium

16 TW, sub-5-fs optical parametric synthesizer for attosecond and laser-plasma physics
L. Veisz, Umea, Sweden

Topological solitons in lasers and laser media with saturable absorption
N. Veretenov, Ioffe Inst., Russia

Quadratic optical frequency combs: towards a new platform for multi-octave microcombs
S. Wabnitz, Sapienza Univ. di Roma, Italy

Controlling light's OAM for telecommunications
J. Wang, Wuhan National Lab. for Optoelectronics, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, China

Mid IR silicon based lasers for spectroscopy
W. Whelan Curtin, Cork Inst. of Technology, Ireland

Symmetry breaking of solitons in parity-time-symmetric optical systems
J. Yang, Univ. of Vermont, USA

Multidecade supercontinua driven by ultrashort pulses in the mid-infrared
A. Zheltikov, Moscow State Univ., Russia

New nonlinear multimode fiber phenomena
M. Zitelli, Sapienza Univ. di Roma, Italy