Fundamental Laser Sciences (OF)
This group covers the study of material systems and the basic physics involved in demonstrating new lasing systems or discovering new lasing phenomena. Potential new laser systems might be discovered in gases, crystals, amorphous and ceramic materials, semiconductors and liquids. This includes fundamentally new laser approaches that introduce new wavelengths, increase power and efficiency, circumvent thermal issues, and improve beam quality. It also covers new operating regimes that for instance generate ultra-short pulses, or extend the range of laser wavelengths. Studies of new quantum and waveguide effects, including quantum dot and photonic band gap structures designed to lower thresholds, generate new or controlled frequencies, and/or permit lasing in previous regimes are within the purview of this group.
||Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte||Member
||Insitut de Physique de Nice||Member
||Huazhong Univ of Science and Technology||Member
||Southwest Research Institute||Member
11 February 2018
27 February 2018
28 March 2018
18 May 2018
The San Jose McEnery Convention Center
1 July 2018
Round-trip Marseille Cruise
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