23 March 2020 – 25 March 2020 Prague Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic

1.  Materials for mid-IR and THz Sources: 

  • Active ion-doped dielectric and semiconductor crystals
  • Semiconductor materials and structures
  • Specialty nonlinear fibers
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nonlinear optical materials and structures

2.  Mid-IR and THz Coherent Sources: 

  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Mid-IR and THz quantum cascade lasers
  • Optically pumped semiconductor lasers
  • Solid-state and fiber lasers
  • Optical parametric oscillators and amplifiers
  • Ultrashort pulse lasers and frequency combs
  • High-intensity ultrafast sources
  • High-power, high-energy sources
  • Broadband and continuum sources
  • Integrated photonics for frequency combs and continuum generation
  • THz generation with ultrashort pulsed lasers and nonlinear optics
  • Nonclassical mid-IR sources
  • Metamaterial enabled mid-IR technology

3.  Applications of mid-IR and THz sources in:

  • Remote sensing, imaging
  • Spectroscopy, trace gas detection, breath analysis
  • Optical frequency synthesis, comb spectroscopy
  • Laser surgery, biomedicine
  • Materials processing
  • Optical microscopy, biophotonics
  • Nonlinear optics, attosecond physics