26 September 2021

Laser Congress will be presented in a virtual, web-conference format following a program schedule based on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT, UTC-04:00).

Participants have the option of viewing sessions live or streaming recorded sessions on demand. Speakers can present live during a session or submit a pre-recorded video. [Learn more.]

Laser Congress

03 October 2021 – 07 October 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 04:00)

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference
Laser Applications Conference

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference

  • Martin Bernier, Université LavalCanada
    Prospects for Power Scaling of Mid Infrared Fiber Lasers
  • Tso Yee Fan, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln LabUnited States
    Thirty Years and More of Diode-pumped Yb3+ Lasers
  • Eduardo Granados, CERNSwitzerland
    Tunable Single-frequency All-diamond Monolithic Raman Lasers
  • Anke Heilmann, Max-Born-InstitutGermany
    High Power OPCPA Systems Generating High Harmonic Radiation at the Oxygen K-edge and Beyond
  • Emily Frances Link, Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryUnited States
    Technologies for Scaling High Peak Power Lasers to High Average Power
  • Nathalie Picqué, Max-Planck-Institut fur QuantenoptikGermany
    Supercontinuum in Diamond Waveguides and Optical Frequency Combs
  • Haohai Yu, Shandong UniversityChina
    Langasite Nonlinear Optical Crystals for Amplification of Mid-infrared Lasers
  • Kevin Zawilski, BAE Systems North America Tech LibraryUnited States
    High Average Power CSP Mid-IR OPO

Laser Applications Conference

  • Ebrahim Asadi, University of MemphisUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Bart Berenbak, Solmates B.V.Netherlands
    Solmates Pulsed Laser Deposition: the Next Industrial Thin-film Application Technology
  • Nick Brierley, Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)United Kingdom
    The Role of X-ray Computed Tomography in L-PBF Manufacturing
  • Scott Davis, Vescent PhotonicsUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Peter Delfyett, University of Central FloridaUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Jérôme Faist, ETH ZurichSwitzerland
    Title to be Announced
  • Shaw Feng, NIST BoulderUnited States
    In-situ Monitoring and Ex-situ Inspection Data Registration for Laser-based Powder Bed Fusion for Metals
  • Domenico Furfari, Germany
    LEOPARD, a Laser Shock Peening industrial solution for Maintenance Repair Overhaul Use
  • Iaroslav Gnilitskyi, NOVINANO INC.Ukraine
    Title to be Announced
  • Chunlei Guo, U of Rochester, The Institute of OpticsUnited States
    Material Functionalization with Femtosecond Lasers and Applications
  • Jana Harbig, Technische Universität DarmstadtGermany
    Analysis of Melt Pool Inhomogeneity in LPBF Using Optical Process Monitoring Systems
  • Linas Jonusauskas, FemtikaLithuania
    Hybrid Femtosecond Direct Laser Writing for Medical Applications
  • Tony Karam, Edmund Optics IncUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Helmut Kessler, Manx Precision OpticsUnited Kingdom
    High LIDT, Low GDD Coatings for High Power Ultrafast Lasers
  • Ajay Krishnan, EWIUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Tatiana Lipateva, MUCTRRussia
    Femtosecond Laser Welding of Nd:YAG Crystals For High-Power Lasers Applications
  • Arif Malik, University of Texas at DallasUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Mangirdas Malinauskas, Vilniaus UniversitetasLithuania
    Laser Multiscale 3D Lithography of Plant Based Resins
  • Sina Malobabic, Laser Components GmbHGermany
    Fully Automated LIDT Measurement for Quality Assurance of Optics
  • Elena Mavrona, EmpaSwitzerland
    3D Printing Devices Using Cyclic Olefin Copolymer for THz Applications
  • Michiaki Mori, National Inst. Quantum & Rad Sc & Tech
    Recent development activities of energetic ion source driven by high-intensity laser toward heavy ion therapy at QST
  • Frank Mücklich, Universität des SaarlandesGermany
    New High Performing Material surfaces Through Periodic Microtopography and Microstructures Based on Direct Laser Interference Patterning (DLIP)
  • Beat Neuenschwander, Bern University of Applied SciencesSwitzerland
    Title to be Announced
  • Stefan Nolte, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaGermany
    Bulk Processing of Silicon Using IR Ultrashort Laser Pulses
  • Katharina Rettschlag , Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.Germany
    Laser Processing of Glass Materials with CO and CO2 Beam Sources
  • Sebastian Riese, LAYERTEC GmbH
    LIDT from the Vendor Point of View
  • Paul Rudy, SL Diode
    Laser Light Sources for Automotive Illumination, Sensing, and Communication
  • Daniel Schick, Max-Born-Institut BerlinGermany
    Laser-driven Resonant Magnetic Soft-X-ray Scattering
  • Holger Schlüter, SCANLAB GmbHGermany
    XL SCAN and Multi Beam Scanner Enable High Throughput and Accuracy
  • Christophe Simon-Boisson, Thales Laser SAFrance
    High Peak Power and High Average Power Lasers for High Energy Particle Acceleration
  • Evangelos Skoulas, BiomimeticGreece
    Title to be Announced
  • Jonas Wiedenmann, multiphoton opticsGermany
    Three-dimensional Additive Nanofabrication Using Femtosecond Lasers
  • Sanin Zulic, HiLASE Centre
    Development of Novel Laser System for Affordable and Mobile Laser Shock Peening Applications