Invited speakers at the opening session (Oct-12)

Toshihiko Baba
Yokohama National University, Japan
Solid-state LiDAR based on Si slow-light waveguides


Andy Kung
Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Few to single-cycle femtosecond pulses by multiple-plate pulse compression


Seong Ku Lee
APRI/GIST, Korea
High-performance ultra-intense laser


Venugopal Rao Soma
Advanced Research Centre on High Energy Density Materials, Hyderabad, India
Recent advances in ultrafast laser processing


Yunfeng Xiao
Peking University, China
Microcavity Raman lasing: from fundamentals to application

Invited speakers (regular sessions)

Solid-state, Fiber Lasers & Advanced Laser Materials

  • Shigeki Tokita, Osaka University, Japan
    Power scalable mid-infrared Er:ZBLAN fiber lasers and its applications
  • Jinwei Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    Kerr-lens mode locked Ho:YAG thin-disk oscillators
  • Yoonchan Jeong, Seoul National University, Kore
    Nonlinear pulse dynamics in dispersive gain fibers

Ultra-high Intensity Lasers and Ultrafast Phenomena

  • Lianghong Yu, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
    Evolution of wavefront aberration and focusing performance of SULF 10 PW laser system
  • Chun Peng, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
    Coherent beam combining for low repetition femtosecond lasers based on chirped pulse amplification (CPA) structures
  • Amelle Zair, Kings College London, UK
    Fiber laser-based high-repetition-rate attosecond sources and their applications (Tentative)
  • Masaki Kando, QST Kansai, Japan
    Generation of high-energy electron beam with large charge in laser acceleration
  • Xueqing Yan, Peking University, China
    Laser ions acceleration

Nonlinear Optics and Quantum Optics

  • Joshua Silverstone, University of Bristol, UK
    Silicon quantum photonics in the mid-infrared
  • Ray-Kuang Lee, National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan
    Quantum noise squeezing and its application to the gravitational wave detectors

Nano & Micro Photonics

  • Din Ping Tsai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
    Meta-optics: Meta-lens for imaging and sensing
  • Xinping Zhang, Beijing University of Technology, China
    Ultrafast photonic structures and devices
  • Hanseuk Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
    On-chip ultra-high-Q resonators and their applications for the mid-IR
  • Teun-Teun Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
    Graphene-based metasurfaces for active control of optical properties

Terahertz Generation & Applications

  • Koichiro Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan
    New class of nonlinear response in 2D materials under intense THz fields
  • Yiming Zhu, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
    Active THz imaging system and its basic research of application
  • Fabian Rotermund, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
    Efficient terahertz wave generation based on newly developed highly nonlinear organic crystals
  • Hyeyoung Ahn, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
    THz spectroscopy on metal nanowire films

Laser Material Processing

  • Akira Watanabe, Tohoku University, Japan
    Laser processing of functional organic and inorganic materials and its applications
  • Yonglai Zhang, Jilin University, China
    Laser fabrication of graphene-based soft robots
  • Thanh-Hung Dinh, QST, Japan
    Study on initial process of fs laser ablation dynamics by using soft x-ray laser probe
  • Feng Chen, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
    Femtosecond laser print extreme wettability surfaces
  • Serien Daniela, RIKEN, Japan
    3D printing of pure proteinaceous microstructures
  • Sung-Hak Cho, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM), Korea
    Present status and trend of femtosecond laser processing in next deneration display – Micro LED display manufacturing industry of Korea
  • Alexander A. Kuchmizhak, Far Eastern Federal University, Russia

Laser Application in Medicine & Biology

  • Katsumasa Fujita, Osaka University, Japan
    Visualizing bioactive small molecules by Raman microscopy
  • Sung-Jin Park, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, A*STAR, Singapore
    Multispectral optoacoustic tomography for visualizing mouse Alzheimer’s disease brain using a fluorescent probe

Laser Metrology, Imaging & Informatics

  • Shaobo Fang, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    Simultaneous long-term stabilization of relative timing and carrier-envelope phase
  • Ryoichi Horisaki, Osaka University, Japan
    Machine-learning-based computational imaging with randomness

Laser Spectroscopy & Photo Physical Chemistry

  • Yasuhiro Ohshima, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    Creation and observation of coherently rotating/vibrating molecular ensembles by intense ultrashort laser fields