Invited Speakers

Category A: Novel optical materials/structure and applications

  • Yongguang Zhao(Jiangsu Normal University, China)

    Single-Crystal Fibers for Direct Amplification of Femtosecond Optical Vortices

  • Shilie Pan(The Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics & Chemistry, China)

    (Tentative) UV-VUV Nonlinear Optical Crystals

  • Robert Kral(Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech)


  • Takuya Hasegawa(Tohoku University, Japan)

    Layered lanthanide molybdate phosphors: Control of morphology, crystal phase, and luminescence properties

Category B: High average power lasers and applications

  • Oleg Pronin(Helmut Schmidt Universtit├Ąt, Germany)


  • Shigeki Tokita(Kyoto University, Japan)


Category C: High peak power lasers, high pulse energy lasers and applications

  • Yuxin Leng(Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

    Ultra-intense and Ultra-short laser and its applications in SIOM

  • Martin Divok├Ż(HiLASE Centre, Czech)

    Faraday isolation and harmonic conversion (2w, 3w) on high energy kilowatt laser Bivoj

  • Igor Jovanovic(University of Michigan, USA)

    (Tentative) The highest intensity laser in the USA

  • Domenico Doria(ELI-NP, Rumania)

    (Tentative) The latest ion acceleration experimental results at ELI-NP

Category D: Novel solid state / fiber / diode lasers and applications

  • Jiro Itatani(The University of Tokyo, Japan)


Category E: Short wavelength light sources and applications

  • Takashi Tanaka(RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Japan)

    New concept toward realization of attosecond FELs and its experimental demonstration

  • John Sheil(Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography (ARCNL), Netherlands)


  • Masahiko Ishino(QST, Japan)

    Soft x-ray laser ablation toward to nanometer-scale depth surface patterning

  • Eiji J Takahashi(RIKEN, Japan)

    Next generation ultrafast laser for attosecond science

  • Kenji Tanaka(National Institute for Fusion Science, Japan)

    Laser interferometry for high-temperature plasma and its potential for interdisciplinary applications

Category F: Terahertz devices, nonlinear optics and applications

  • Matteo Clerici(University of Insubria, Italy)

    Non-classical light for THz sensing

  • Safumi Suzuki(Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

    Milliwatt-class terahertz signal sources using resonant tunneling diodes

  • Mathias Hedegaard Kristensen(University of Bordeaux, France)


Category G: Novel optical devices, metamaterials, structure and applications

  • Masashi Miyata(NTT, Japan)


  • Shunsuke Murai(Kyoto Univ., Japan)

    Engineering Photoluminescence with Nanoantennas

Category H: Optical devices and techniques for bio and medical applications

  • Hsiang-Chieh Lee(National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

    Long-range imaging using swept-source OCT based on HCG-VCSEL

  • Yoshihisa Yamaoka(Komatsu University, Japan)

    Development of photoacoustic microscopy for biomedical applications

Category I: Optical frequency combs / Frequency stabilized lasers and applications

  • Alireza Marandi(California Institute of Technology, USA)


  • Youjian Song(Tianjin University, China)


  • Jungwon Kim(KAIST, Korea)


  • Gregory B Rieker(University of Colorado, USA)


  • Jason Jones(The University of Arizona, USA)


  • Arnan Mitchell(RMIT University, Australia)


Category J: Quantum optics and their applications

  • Yoshiaki Tsujimoto(National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)

    Quantum operation using nonlinear interaction between single photons

  • Bao-Sen Shi(University of Science and Technology of China, China)


  • Lucia Caspani(University of Strathclyde, Scotland)

    Towards Quantum-enhanced nonlinear imaging