29 September 2019 – 03 October 2019 Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Invited Speakers

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference
Application of Lasers for Sensing & Free Space Communication
Laser Applications Conference

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference

  • Junji Hirohashi, Oxide CorporationJapan
    PP-LBGO, its material/device fabrication and properties as a QPM device
  • Peter Moulton, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln LabUnited States
    Laser and nonlinear materials for intense ultrafast lasers
  • Vladimir Pervak, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität MunchenGermany
    Octave spanning dispersive mirror in NIR and MIR
  • Angela Seddon, University of NottinghamUnited Kingdom
    Window of opportunity: exploiting the mid-infrared with chalcogenide glass fibreoptics
  • Pavel Sidorenko, Technion Israel Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Nonlinear pulse evolution: beyond the gain-narrowing limit
  • Joseph Talghader, University of Minnesota Twin CitiesUnited States
    The failure of high power optics due to dirt and airborne particles
  • Dingyuan Tang, Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
    Fabrication of high efficiency sesquioxide-based laser ceramics
  • Henrik Tuennermann, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.Japan
    AI Controlled Coherent Beam Combining

Laser Applications Conference

  • Wade Appelman, ON SemiconductorUnited States
    Image and depth sensing for mobilty
  • Barry Behnken, AEye, Inc.United States
    Clearing Junk from the Trunk: Using Agile LiDAR Technology to Create a Sleeker, Smarter Autonomous Vehicle
  • Roelene Botha, Rhy SearchSwitzerland
    Investigating the Long-Term Stability of LiB3O5 (LBO) Frequency Conversion Crystals at 355nm using Photothermal Deflection and LIDT measurements
  • Patrick Burns, Fibertek Inc.
    Development of single-frequency lasers for space-based remote sensing
  • Marie-Emmanuelle Couprie, Synchrotron SOLEILFrance
    Towards Laser Plasma Accelerated Electrons based Free Electron Lasers
  • Kristian Cvecek, Universität Erlangen-NürnbergGermany
  • Louay Eldada, Quanergy Systems, Inc.United States
    Evolution of Quanergy's solid state lidar
  • Laurent Gallais, Fresnel InstitutFrance
    Laser Damage of reflective optics in the sub-ps regime: physical mechanisms and technological issues
  • Christian Greve, Airbus DS Optronics (Pty) Ltd.Germany
    Space based lasers for gravitational wave detection
  • Marc Hueske, 4JET MicrotechGermany
    Laser Micro Processing of Glass: Drilling, Separation and Patterning
  • Dino Jaroszynski, University of StrathclydeUnited Kingdom
    Compact femtosecond x-ray sources based on the laser wakefield accelerator
  • Lars Jensen, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.Germany
    Highest laser powers – not without understanding the limits of the coatings
  • Kiminori Kondo, Kansai Photon Science Institute, JAEAJapan
    PW class laser application for the next generation heavy ion cancer therapy machine
  • Jörg Körner, Friedrich-Schiller UniversityGermany
    Concepts for Adapting Highly Efficient Diode Pumped Laser Technology for Laser Shock Peening
  • Florian Lendner, GFH GmbH Germany
    Ultrafast laser micro machining with rotating beam – high precision drilling, cutting and turning
  • Dirk Lewke, 3D-MicromacGermany
    Striving for perfect edge – brittle material cutting using controlled crack guiding in µm range”
  • Xinghua Li, Corning Research & Development CorpUnited States
  • Melanie Mangang, EMAG LaserTec GmbHGermany
    Laser cleaning and its potential application in weld seam preparation
  • Paul McManamon, Exciting Technology LLCUnited States
    A comparison of 3D imaging lidar vs 3D stereo imaging for autonomous vehicles
  • Susumu Noda, Kyoto UniversityJapan
    Photonic crystal lasers for smart mobility
  • Florian Petit, Blickfeld GmbHGermany
    Evolution and results of the Blickfeld lidar technology
  • Claudia Polese, University of WitwatersrandSouth Africa
  • Wolfgang Riede, Deutsches Zent f.Luft-u.Raumfahrt eV (S)Germany
    Qualification of laser optics for challenging space LIDAR missions
  • Stefan Scharring, German Aerospace CenterGermany
    Laser based space debris mitigation
  • Daniel Schwab, Arges GmbHGermany
    Micromachining of ceramics using ultra-short pulsed lasers
  • Wolfgang Steiger, Cubicure GmbHAustria
    Laser-based additive manufacturing of high performance polymers
  • Martin Steuer, EOS GmbH Electro Optical SystemsGermany
    Manufacturing in the Digital Age, an OEM perspective on today and future application of AM
  • Jan Vanda, Czech Academy of Sciences
    Importance of laser induced damage threshold in laser applications
  • Markus Wolf, Coherent (Deutschland) GmbHGermany
    Hybrid manufacturing – the future of 3D metal printing
  • Ulrich Zuehlke, 3D-MicromacGermany

Application of Lasers for Sensing & Free Space Communication

  • Firooz Aflatouni, University of PennsylvaniaUnited States
  • David Allioux, CAILabs SASFrance
    How to mitigate turbulence without adaptive optics
  • Yashwanth Bandari, Oak Ridge National LaboratoryUnited States
    Laser Metal Deposition with wire (LMD-w) for high yield Titanium Additive Manufacturing
  • Gerard Berginc, Thales Optronique SAFrance
  • Abhijit Biswas, Jet Propulsion LaboratoryUnited States
    NASA’s Deep Space Optical Communications – an Update
  • Robert Byer, Stanford UniversityUnited States
  • Kerri Cahoy, Massachusetts Insitute of TechnologyUnited States
    Applications of CubeSat Laser Communication Systems to Atmospheric Sensing and Astrophysics
  • Jean-Pierre CARIOU, LEOSPHEREFrance
  • Romain Ceolato, Office Natl d'Etudes Rech Aerospatiales
    Recent achievements in aerosol profiling with LiDAR
  • Stephen Crouch, Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc.United States
    Coherent Lidar’s Growth via Autonomous Driving
  • Matthew Dierking, US AFRL Brooks AFBUnited States
    Techniques for Simultaneous Quadrature Image Detection for Imaging SAL and Vibrometry
  • Daniele Faccio, University of GlasgowUnited Kingdom
    Single photon and single pixel technology for computational LIDAR
  • Philip Gatt, Lockheed Martin Coherent TechnologiesUnited States
    Applications of Digital Holographic Laser Remote Sensing at Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies
  • Ohad Harlev, LyteLoopUnited States
  • Qiaoyun Hu, Universite de Lille 1France
  • Christelle Kieleck, Fraunhofer IOSBGermany
  • Piotr Kondratko, Lockheed Martin Coherent TechnologiesUnited States
    Geiger-mode Avalanche Photodiode (GmAPD) Single Photon Receiver Technology
  • Martin Laurenzis, French-German Resrch. Inst. of St.-LouisFrance
    Non-line-of-sight sensing with time correlated single photon counting and ordinary cameras
  • Lute Maleki, General Motors CorporationUnited States
  • Clement Mallet, Institut National de l'information GeogrFrance
  • Paul McManamon, Exciting Technology LLCUnited States
    Beam steering for LiDAR used in Autonomous Applications.
  • Aurelie Montmerle Bonnefois, Office Natl d'Etudes Rech AerospatialesFrance
    Adaptive optics precompensation of a GEO feeder link : the FEEDELIO experiment
  • Stephen Najda, TopGaN Ltd
    GaN lasers for Quantum Sensing & Free Space Communication
  • Nathan Newbury, National Inst of Standards & TechnologyUnited States
    Precision optical time-frequency transfer over free space links with laser frequency combs
  • Myriam Raybaut, Office Natl d'Etudes Rech AerospatialesFrance
    DIAL Lidars for safety and security applications
  • Daniel Renner, Freedom Photonics, LLC
    Integrated Photonics Technologies for Sensing and Free Space Communication
  • Raymond Shaw, Michigan Technological UniversityUnited States
    Light propagation in clouds: from digital holography to non-exponential extinction
  • Bradley Short, ASCUnited States
    Application and Differentiation of Global Shutter 3D Flash LIDAR
  • Ove Steinvall, Swedish Defence Research AgencySweden
    Past and present laser sensing activities at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)
  • Paul Suni, Lockheed MartinUnited States
  • Flavien Viguier, AltametrisFrance
  • George Williams, Voxtel IncorporatedUnited States
  • Jirong Yu, NASA Langley Research CenterUnited States
    Development of a space pathfinder coherent lidar for global 3D wind measurement
  • Christelle Kieleck, Fraunhofer IOSBGermany
    Atmospheric propagation and correction of laser beams for communication and sensing applications