Pulse Generation and Measurement
New sources, new wavelength regimes, frequency conversion techniques, amplifiers, attosecond pulse generation, pulse shaping, pulse diagnostics, measurement techniques and frequency standards.
Ultrafast nonlinear optical processes, kinetics of non-equilibrium processes, quantum confinement, coherent transients, nonlinear pulse propagation, novel ultrafast spectroscopic techniques, high intensity physics, attosecond dynamics.
Highly correlated systems, coherent phonons in solids, carrier dynamics in nanoparticles, carbon-based materials, structural dynamics with X-rays and electrons.
Vibrational and conformational dynamics, energy transfer, femtochemistry, proton and electron transfer, solvation dynamics, wave packet dynamics and coherent control of reactions, structural dynamics with X-rays and electrons.
Photosynthesis, vision, heme proteins, photoactive proteins, photoisomerization in chromoproteins, wavepacket dynamics, femtobiology, structural dynamics with X-rays and electrons, medical applications.
Electronics & Optoelectronics
Photoconductivity, generation, propagation and detection of ultrafast electrical signals, plasmonics, terahertz radiation, electro-optical sampling and detectors.
Real world applications of ultrafast technology, including ultrafast near-field, nonlinear and confocal microscopes, real-time/real-space electron microscopy, medical applications, high speed communication, micromachining and more.
Sergiu Amarie, Neaspec GmbH, Germany, Infrared Pump-Probe Imaging and Spectroscopy with 10nm Resolution, Invited
Philip Bucksbaum, Stanford University, United States, Femtosecond Time-Resolved X-ray-Induced Isomerization, Invited
Giulio Cerullo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Ultrabroadband Two-dimensional Spectroscopy by a Birefringent Delay Line , Invited
Jesse Clark, London Centre for Nanotechnology, United Kingdom, Imaging Lattice Dynamics in Individual Nanocrystals, Invited
Leticia González, Universitat Wien, Austria, Ultrafast Intersystem Crossing in SO2 and Nucleobases, Invited
Frank Hegmann, University of Alberta, Canada, Terahertz STM for Imaging Ultrafast Nanoscale Dynamics , Invited
Matthias Hohenleutner, Universität Regensburg, Germany, Phase-locked Multi-THz High-Harmonic Generation by Dynamical Bloch Oscillations in Bulk Semiconductors, Invited
Katsumi Midorikawa, RIKEN, Japan, Probing Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics with Intense Attosecond Pulses, Invited
Thomas Pfeifer, Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik, Germany, Ultrafast Laser Control of Absorption and Emission via the Fano Phase, Invited
Ryo Shimano, The University of Tokyo, Japan, Higgs Mode and Terahertz Nonlinear Optics in Superconductors, Invited
Tahei Tahara, RIKEN, Japan, Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopy at Liquid Interfaces by Heterodyne-Detected Sum-Frequency Generation , Invited
Steven Cundiff, University of Colorado at Boulder JILA, United States
Regina de Vivie-Riedle, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munchen, Germany
Kaoru Yamanouchi, University of Tokyo, Japan
Louis DiMauro, Ohio State University, United States
Makoto Kuwata-Gonokami, University of Tokyo, Japan
Martin Aeschlimann, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Richard Averitt, Boston University , United States
Jens Biegert, ICFO -The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Andrea Cavalleri, Max-Planck-Inst fur Eisenforschung GmbH, Germany
Lin Chen, Northwestern University, United States
Thomas Feurer, Institute of Applied Physics, Switzerland
Mette Gaarde, Louisiana State University, United States
Nuh Gedik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Tony Heinz, Columbia University, United States
Jan Helbing, Universitat Zurich, Switzerland
Kevin Kubarych, University of Michigan, United States
Alfred Leitenstorfer, University of Konstanz, Germany
Ruxin Li, Shanghai Inst of Optics and Fine Mech, China
Stefan Lochbrunner, Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock, Germany
Jonathan Marangos, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Jennifer Ogilvie, University of Michigan, United States
David Reis, Stanford University, United States
Charles Schmuttenmaer, Yale University , United States
Gregory Scholes, University of Toronto, Canada
Olga Smirnova, Max Born Institute, Germany
Koichiro Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan
Fabrice Vallee, University of Lyon, France
David Villeneuve, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
Dongping Zhong, Ohio State University,