Invited speakers information

Short course presentations will be given by


Ursula KellerETH Zurich, Switzerland

"SESAM-modelocked solid-state lasers"

(Saturday, March 2, 2013, 16:00 - 19:30)


John Dudley, Institut FEMTO-ST, France

"Fiber supercontinuum generation: Physics and applications"

(Sunday, March 3, 2013, 16:00 - 19:30)

Keynote presentations will be given by


Robert L. Byer, Stanford University, USA

"Laser driven accelerators and the path to attosecond X-ray lasers"

(Monday, March 4, 2013, 8:15 - 9:00)


Jens Limpert, University Jena, Germany

"High repetition rate ultrafast fiber lasers and their use in high-field science"

(Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 8:15 - 9:00)



Mauro Nisoli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

"From atoms to biomolecules: advances in attosecond science"

(Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 8:15 - 9:00)


Andrius Baltuska, TU Wien, Austria

"Development and applications of strong-field MID-IR lasers"

(Thursday, March 7, 2013, 8:15 - 9:00)

Invited presentations will be given by


Adrian L. Cavalieri

"Ultrafast X-ray pulse characterization at free-electron lasers"



Konstantin Vodopyanov

"Frequency divide-and-conquer approach to producing octave-wide combs and few-cycle pulses in the mid-IR"



Fabien Quere

"Measuring and exploiting spatio-temporal couplings of ultrashort laser beams"



Craig Benko

"Direct Measurement of the XUV Comb Phase Coherence"



Ioachim Pupeza

"Photon energy scalable cavity-enhanced high-harmonic generation"



Lora Nugent-Glandorf

"Mid-infrared Frequency Comb Sources for Rapid and Broadband Trace-Gas Detection"



Akira Ozawa

"VUV frequency comb generation based on Yb-doped fiber lasers and its application for comb spectroscopy"


Tokyo University

Marc Hanna

"Coherent combination of ultrafast fiber amplifiers"


Aleksandr Aleksandrovsky

"Random quasi-phase-matching and nonlinear diffraction in nonlinear photonic crystal structures of strontium tetraborate"


Kirensky Institute of Physics

Alexander Gaeta


"Modelocking and femtosecond pulse generation in chip-based frequency combs"



Chris Phillips

"Ultrafast sources via high-gain and highly nonlinear quasi-phasematched devices"



Franz Kaertner


"Coherent pulse synthesis"



Kyung Taec Kim


"Manipulating quantum paths for characterization of attosecond pulses in space and time"



Miltcho Danailov

"High Gain Harmonic Generation based Seeded FEL operation at FERMI"



Nina Rohringer

"Demonstration of stimulated resonant x-ray Raman scattering at the LCLS XFEL"



Norihiko Nishizawa

"Wideband ultrafast fiber sources for OCT and metrology"


Nagoya University

Oleg Pronin

"High power Yb:YAG thin-disk oscillator in the normal and anomalous dispersion regime. CEP characterization and control"



Peter Hommelhoff

"Attosecond physics phenomena at nanometric tips"



Rick Trebino

"The coherent artifact in modern pulse measurements"


Georgia Tech


Ryan Coffee

"Supercontinuum approach to ultrafast x-ray pulse arrival and shape characterization"



Tadashi Togashi

"High intense full-coherent radiation of free electron laser seeded by high order harmonics in extreme ultraviolet region"



Thomas Schibli

"Ultrafast optics with graphene" (title to be confirmed)


Colorado University

Tobias Kippenberg

"Soliton mode locking in microresonator based optical frequency combs"



Yasuyuki Ozeki

"High-speed SRS spectral microscopy with two-color wavelength-tunable picosecond pulses"


Osaka University

 Efim Khazanov


 "Mega-science Project Exawatt Center for Extreme Light Studies (XCELS)"


Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Science