12 October 2020 – 16 October 2020 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)
12 July 2020

This OSA Meeting will be held as scheduled in an all-virtual, web conference format.

Technical sessions will be presented live from the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (EDT) with a recorded archive available later for on-demand viewing. The exhibition has been cancelled. There will be no cost for attendees to participate. Speakers presenting a contributed oral talk or poster will pay a US$ 100 publishing fee. [more]

Invited Speakers

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference
Laser Applications Conference

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference

  • Nerine Cherepy, Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryUnited States
    Additive Manufacturing of Transparent Ceramic Laser Gain Media (YAG-based rods, thin-disks, and PWG)
  • Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, University of AdelaideAustralia
    Soft Glass/fiber Technologies and Their Applications
  • Felipe Guzman, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Optomechanical Lasers for Inertial Sensing
  • Christian Kraenkel, Leibniz-Institut für KristallzüchtungGermany
    New InGaN Diode-pumped Solid-state Laser Materials
  • Marko Loncar, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    Ultrabroadband Nonlinear Optics in Nanophotonic Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate Waveguides
  • Giacomo Scalari, ETH ZurichSwitzerland
    THz Combs
  • Emma Springate, STFC Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryUnited Kingdom
    Title to be Announced
  • John Travers, Heriot-Watt UniversityUnited Kingdom
    Nonlinear Optics in Hollow Core Fibers
  • Sergey Vasilyev, IPG Photonics CorpUnited States
    Recent Progress in TM:II-VI Laser Materials and Ultrafast Mid-IR Lasers
  • Jiyong Yao, CAS Tech Inst of Physics & ChemistryChina
    Recent Progress on Property Characterization and Frequency-conversion Performance of the New mid-IR NLO crystal BaGa4Se7
  • Ryo Yasuhara, National Institute of Fusion ScienceJapan
    Terbium Aluminium Garnet Ceramics for Ultrahigh Power Laser Isolators

Laser Applications Conference

  • Robert Baribault, LeddarTechCanada
    Title to be Announced
  • Petr Boháček, Description Charles UniversityCzech Republic
    Initiative on the Use of High Power Lasers in Space
  • Evgueni Bordatchev, National Research Council of CanadaCanada
    Advanced Capabilities in Laser Surface Polishing and Functionalization at the National Research Council of Canada
  • Arnaud COTEL, France
    Spaceborn Lasers for Earth Obeservation
  • Stavros Demos, University of RochesterUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Michael Galba, EOS GmbH Electro Optical SystemsGermany
    Title to be Announced
  • Tim Gorman, LSP Technologies IncUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Kady Gregersen, BoeingUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Diego Guenot, Lunds UniversitetSweden
    Title to be Announced
  • Lloyd Hackel, Curtiss-Wright Surface TechnologiesUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Duncan Hand, Heriot-Watt UniversityUnited Kingdom
    Picosecond Laser Microwelding of Ultra-thin Flexible Glass
  • Petr Hauschwitz, Institute of Physics of the Czech AcademCzech Republic
    High-speed High-resolution Multi-beam Micromachining with Ultrashort Pulsed Lasers
  • Chad Henry, GKN Aerospace United States
    Title to be Announced
  • Micheal Kattoura, LSP Technologies IncUnited States
    Laser Shock Peening and Material Properties Enhancement
  • Tim Kunze, Fraunhofer IWS
    The Gordic Knot of Speed and Resolution in Functional Laser Surface Texturing for Industrial Applications – and How to Solve it Using Interference-based Methods
  • Robert Lafon, NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterUnited States
    Title to be Announced
    Title to be Announced
  • Wim Leemans, Deutsches Elektronen SynchrotronGermany
    Title to be Announced
  • Xinghua Li, Corning IncUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Holger Merschrith, Technical University of DarmstadtGermany
    Title to be Announced
  • Celine Orgeville, Australian National UniversityAustralia
    Laser Guide Stars
  • Jie Qiao, Rochester Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Alexandra Rapaport, CILASFrance
    Laser based Spaceborne Wind Mapping
  • Roland Spiegelhalder, TRUMPF IncUnited States
    Title to be Announced
  • Christian Tenbrock, Fraunhofer InstitutGermany
    Title to be Announced
  • Richard von der Stam, ASMNetherlands
    Title to be Announced
  • Kiyoul Yang, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    Inverse-designed Silicon Photonics for Solid-state LiDAR