Invited Talks

Oleg Antipov

Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia


Mid-IR Parametric Oscillators

Andre Bandrauk

Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada


Control of Nuclear Reactions with Super Intense Lasers

Alexander Betin

General Atomics, San Diego, CA, USA


Modeling of a Loop Phase Conjugate Mirror

Vladimir Chvykov

University of Michigan, USA


Generation of 1011-Contrast-50 TW-Laser Pulses

Eugeny Dianov

General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia


CW Fiber Lasers

Sergey Garanin

Russian Federal Nuclear Center, Sarov, Russia


High-temperature Plasma Investigations by Powerful Lasers of RFNC-VNIIEF

Valery Kandidov International Laser Center, Moscow State University, Russia   Filamentation of Femtosecond Laser Pulse in Atmospheric Aerosol

Efim Khazanov

Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia


Compact 200 TW 45 fs Laser System

Hong Jin Kong Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejon, Korea   Long Term Stabilized Beam Combination Laser System Using Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Phase Conjugate Mirrors for the Real Laser Fusion Energy Driver

Vitaly Konov

General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia


Ablation of Materials by Femto, Pico, Nano and Microsecond Laser Pulses: A Comparable Study

Ken Ledingham University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland   A Vision for Laser Induced Particle Acceleration and Applications
James Leger University of Minnesota, USA   Management of Spatial
and Spectral Modes in Coupled Lasers
Gerd Leuchs University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany   Tailoring Polarization Patterns Improves Optical Performance - Implication for a Higher Intensity at a Laser Focus

Vladimir Lukin

Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia


Limits of Phase and Phase-Amplitude Adaptive Corrections of Laser Beams in Atmosphere

Richard Moncorge

CEA-CNRS-ENSICAEN, Universite de Caen, France


Spectroscopic Investigation of ESA Losses and Refractive
Index Changes in Rare-earth Doped Solid State Laser Materials

Gerard Mourou

Laboratoire d' Optique Appliquee, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France


Relativistic Optics: A New Approach to Attosecond Physics

Anatoly Napartovich

SRC RF TRINITII, Troitsk, Russia


Theory of Phase Locking in Fiber Laser Arrays

Bernard Prade LOA Ensta-Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France   Propagation of Intense Femtosecond Pulses in Air

Ivan Shcherbakov

General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia


Diode Pumped Near Infrared Lasers Based on the New Laser Crystals

Alexander Shestakov

E.L.S. CO, Moscow, Russia


Compact GW-scaled YAG:Nd Lasers for Trajectory Measurements

Axel Schulzgen

University of Arizona, USA


Compact, High-Power, Photonic Crystal Fiber Lasers

Ilya Tarasov

A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS,
St. Petersburg, Russia


The Concept of High Power CW Diode Lasers Based on Asymmetric Separate Confinement Heterostructures

Michael Valley

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA


Application of Laser Tracking Methods for Quantifying Flight Dynamics

Mikhail Vorontsov

University of Maryland, USA


Distributed Adaptive Control in Tiled Optical Systems

Zhiyi Wei


Institute of Physics, CAS, Beijing, China


Generation of 7fs Laser Pulse and Amplification of Multi-100TW Ti:Sapphire Laser Facility

Iosif Zubarev P.N. Lebedev Institute of Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia   A Possibility of Realization of Diffraction-limited Images in Modern Optical Systems