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LASER-MATTER INTERACTION

1. Fundamentals of laser-matter interactions
2. Laser-induced ultrafast phenomena in condensed matter
3. Novel diagnostics of pulsed laser ablation (PLA) of solids, liquids and laser-induced plasmas 
4. Laser- matter interactions in liquid environment
5. Laser-induced phase transformations in solids
6. Numerical modeling of laser–induced processes

ADVANCED LASER PROCESSING AND LASER SYNTHESIS OF MATERIALS

1. Laser processing for surface modification and functionalization 
2. Laser writing inside bulk materials
3. Pulsed laser deposition (PLD) of thin films; nanostructured and composite materials by PLD
4. Laser-induced forward transfer (LIFT)
5. Synthesis of nanoparticles by PLA in various environments
6. Additive laser manufacturing

LASER SYSTEMS AND MATERIALS

1. Novel lasers for industrial applications
2. New approaches in ultrashort pulse generation
3. Nonlinear frequency conversion of laser radiation 
4. Promising materials for laser development
5. Nanolasers
6. Extreme ultrashort pulse sources

LASER DIAGNOSTICS AND SPECTROSCOPY

1. NIR and UV/Vis spectroscopy
2. Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) 
3. Ultrafast Laser Diagnostics
4. Advanced in-situ diagnostics of ultrashort laser pulse interaction with materials
5. Laser diagnostics of nanostructures

PHOTOACOUSTICS

1. Optically and electromagnetically excited acoustical and thermal phenomena 
2. Biomedical photoacoustics
3. Photoacoustic/optoacoustic imaging, tomography 
4. Ultrasound-modulated optical phenomena

PHOTONICS: FUNDAMENTALS, APPLICATIONS AND INTEGRATION

1. Photonic materials: laser designing and control
2. Fundamentals of light–matter interactions in confined systems
3. Ultra-compact photonic integration
4. Plasmonics and metamaterials

BIOPHOTONICS

1. Biomedical applications of lasers and laser-tissue interactions
2. MALDI and laser microprobe mass analysis
3. Biosensing and bioimaging
4. Microfluidic lab-on-a-chip: fabrication and bioapplications
5. Photonic therapeutics and diagnostics
6. Optical molecular probes, imaging and drug delivery
7. Laser tweezers and scissors for manipulation and modification of live cells and subcellular structures
8. Nanobiophotonics: new advances and applications for theranostics

THz PHOTONICS

1. THz sources and detectors. 
2. THz radiation in spectroscopy, remote sensing, imaging, and optoelectronics
3. Terahertz plasmonics and metamaterials. 
4. New nonlinear optical effects in the THz frequency range.
5. Biological and medical applications of THz radiation. 

HiLASE Workshop

1. High Power Laser Micro-Machining
2. Laser Shock Processing
3. Laser Induced Damage
4. Functionalization of Materials by Lasers
5. Customized High Power DPSSLs