Invited Talks

 
High-efficiency repetitively-pulsed 2.3-3.2 μm lasers based on Cr2+-doped single-crystalline or polycrystalline chalcogenides with low-quantum-defect pumping
O. Antipov, Nizhny Novgorod State Univ., Russia

Self-induced transparency mode-locking: towards to single-cycle pulses
R. Arkhipov, St.-Petersburg State Univ., Russia

Lidar profiling of biological targets
M. Brydegaard, Lund Univ., Sweden

Laser-triggered generation of charge wave and related phenomena
A. Brantov, V. Bychenkov, Lebedev Phisical Inst. RAS, Russia

Chasing Dissipative Light-Bullets in Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers
M. Giudici, Univ. Côte d'Azur, Inst. de Physique de Nice, France

High-throughput live imaging using Light sheet microscopy
E. Gualda, ICFO, Spain 

Advances in III-V/Si photonic integration technology
M. Guina, Tampere Technical Univ., Finland

Giant Kerr nonlinearity, slow-light bullets & vortices, and their active manipulation in Rydberg atomic gases
G. Huang, East China Normal Univ., China

Burst-mode fiber lasers
Ö. Ilday, Bilkent Univ., Turkey

Choosing the best laser for Brillouin spectroscopy and microscopy applications
I. Kabakova, Univ. of Technology Sydney, Australia

Wide-angle NOPCPA: towards single-cycle 100PW laser
Ju. Kawanaka, Osaka Univ., Japan

The nonlinearity of the refractive index of condensed matter in the terahertz spectral range.
S. Kozlov, ITMO Univ., Russia

Thin-Disk regens and parametric amplifiers
P. Kroetz, TRUMPF Scientific Lasers GmbH + Co. KG, Germany

Near-infrared femtosecond direct laser written waveguide lasers
P. Loiko, CIMAP, Univ. de Caen, France

A high-average-power, 1.5/3.2-µm OPCPA driver for a high-flux soft X-ray beamline and attosecond strong-field spectroscopy
M. Mero, MBI, Germany

"Vilnius OPCPA scheme" and progress on the way to 15 TW, CEP-stable sub-6.5fs SYLOS-2 system
A. Michailovas, EKSPLA, Lithuania

Revival of laser materials with new pump diodes
B. Resan, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW), Switzerland

Collimated electron bunches from relativistic laser solid interaction
A. Savel’ev, Moscow State Univ., Russia

Terahertz photonics of dense medium: from gas to liquid
A. Shkurinov, Moscow State Univ., Russia

A journey from the Kerr to Chi_2 frequency combs in microresonators
D. Skryabin, Univ. Bath, UK

Laser technologies for interferometric gravitational wave detectors developed by IAP RAS
A.V. Starobor, Inst. of Applied Physics RAS, Russia

Collective absorption of laser radiation in plasma at sub-relativistic intensities
V. Tikhonchuk, CELIA, France

VCSEL packaging in flexible carriers for interconnects, sensing and imaging
G. Van Steenberge, Gent Univ., Belgium

Topological solitons in lasers and laser media with saturable absorption
N. Veretenov, Ioffe Inst., Russia

Quadratic optical frequency combs: towards a new platform for multi-octave microcombs
S. Wabnitz, Sapienza Univ. di Roma, Italy

Mid IR silicon based lasers for spectroscopy
W. Whelan Curtin, Cork Inst. of Technology, Ireland

Symmetry breaking of solitons in parity-time-symmetric optical systems
Ji. Yang, Univ. of Vermont, USA

Multidecade supercontinua driven by ultrashort pulses in the mid-infrared
A. Zheltikov, Moscow State Univ., Russia